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The Arizona R
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The Only Paper Between Galveston, Texas, and Los Angeles, California, that Publishes all of the Nows in Full.
No. 19.
lliey Will Endure tliu I'nlltloal Corrup,
lion no Longer "lleware tlie Fury uf
a l'utlrnt Man" The Corrupt Ring tu
He Overthrown.
pecUl to Tin IUfuuucan.
San Fit.vNcit.co, Oct. 2. Judge Mur
phy, of the suporior couit, passing upon
the writ of hnhaes corpus sued out by
Richard Chute, discharged tho hitter
from custody Inst Wednesday. Chute,
who is a well known politiciiin, was
lined $500 and sentenced to five days in
tne county jail by Presiding Judge Wal
lace, of the superior court, for ignoring
the subpoena of the urand jury to ap
pear before them and give testimony
which was wanted in connection wild
the investigation of the scandals ullect
i m: the last state legislature. After his
M'lUence Chute procured a writ of ha
liiioi corpus alleging that tho grand jury
which had been chosen by an elisor ap
pointed by Judge Wiillacr, was illegally
constituted and had no power to sum
mon him.
Judge .Murphy yesterday, in deciding
the habeus corpus case, ruled that he,
a judge of concurrent jurisdiction, has
pjwer to decide the legal action taken
by the presiding judge, and the question
itt issue is one which can be decided
under a writ of hibeas corpus. IIo
furthermore decides that the mode em
pi yed by Judge Wallace in selecting a
grand jury was illegal and improper,
riu decision released Richard Chute
from custody. The court room was
crowded and the decision was listened
to bv a great crowd.
V i-eeond stibxcna from the grand
jiirv, summoniiu: Richard Chuto to up-pi-.ir
as a witness, was served upon tho
Litter just after his release by tho judge
who decided that Cljute was not in con
tempt for refmirrgto answer tho sum
mons in the tirxt instance.
Judge Murphy will shortly bo served
tu a subpa'im to appear bofore the
tali ulioie legality tie has just passed
upon, and will have an opportunity in
bis ran person to provo the soundness
el Ins decision,
Harclav Henley, foreman of the grand
jury, said today: "I regard Judge
M irphy's decision as a judicial outrage,
and as an unlawful attempt to set aside
- lawful judgment of Presiding Judge
Wallace. Tho grand jury has not yet
twt to discuss the matter, but wo will
ignore the decision as if it had not been
made. We will go on."
"ithcr grand jurors expressed similar
pinions, and eaid no attention would
l paid by the jury to tho decision.
Utorney-General Hart said: "Tho
grand jury is a legal body nnd was le
in I impaneled in accordance with
tlie laws of tho state. As to Judge
Murphy's decision I cannot express an
opinion until I have read it."
V large number of citizens attended
a masa meeting tonight to express their
sentiments regarding the recent action
of Superior Judge .Murphy in deciding
tliat the present grand jury is an illegal
bodv Speeches denouncing Judge
Murphy and political corruption were
made by N. J. Brittnn, Charles. A.
MnnnerJaines II. Harry, Stuart M.
Taylor and others. The following re
solutions were adopted: Reolved, that
no honest man lias anything to fear
fr-.m a grand jury and that tho first
pioofof its grand character lies in the
fact that all political pirates in tlie city,
tie boes of both parties, their corrupt
creatures and dishonest public officials
are its outspoken opponents. Resolved,
that considering this degraded condition
of affairs, in the city and state, and the
low tor.e of political morality, the fixing
of juries and courts, the bribing of
siiliorwsors and legislatures, the de
tanrlimeitof public servants obeying
the behests oi irresponsible so called
tioses Me hail any remedy however
dra'tic as necessary and welcome Re
(nlted, that we denounce the conduct
Judge I). J. .Murphy as contrary to law
and a betrayal of "the people and we
proclaim to tho world that by his deci
sion he has arraigned himself on tho
si'le of the corrupt element In this com
munity in tho battle for honest govern
ment winch has now only tiegun and
Inch will never cease until our whole
ttv politic is purged of that evil that
effects it.
"r. Oapcn Seeking tu Collect n Hill for
I'rofenalonal Service.
Oiiuu.Oct. 2. Last December, when
Caroline Ixiuise Leslie Carter was in the
t'ty ith the Ugly Duckling company at
"ovl's opera house, her wardrobe and
other personal property were attached
at the instance oi Dr." Clark Gnspcu.
for a time, owing to tho prominence of
' parties concerned, the ntfair created
something of a sensation. Mrs. Carter
Ke IjoikIh and the case was continued.
Tvla u was called in the county court.
'ere it drew an interested crowd of
tators. Dr. CSnpen was upon tne
rnl, and detniled the cause that led to
Jne leK.,,i dilliculty between himself and
the a. tress. During tho year 18S7 Mrs.
tarter was sent to King's Banitariuin
t iMke Uenova, Wisconsin, during
'n ti time Dr. Unpen hnd chargo of
'" up vs an expert. In October,
in thefivorce case was called in
'k "1'iiitV- l)r. On pen was called in
"a tnehea adviser. IIo acted in that
Capa,.,. f0rtwontv ,JllV8 at j(:50 ,,er day.
vi'er nWutig her health Mrs. Carter
'ued t.pay tho bill, claiming that she
''! mvir hired the doctor. Matters
-n r. inXined as thov were until the
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i 'i"l t;uulli;ij nuiu uiuiiii.
'w wiu.r- Toioy JIr)i CllrU,r jj,i n()t
Pwar hi person, but her depositions
"f read, and in them she swore that
'Hki. i.enuva Dr. Oapon wns not her
rJ "-r, tun simply a guest of Dr. King.
ti-'n ?i,u"puted by Dr. King's doposi-
... ii nit swore mat, ur. unpen
, " e!l'loved to ndtiiinister to Mrs.
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Mr i ' R"on,t'r deposition
Uir v!r,l'r ""I'les that oho never em
Li r '"Mien toanslRt in the divorce
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,." date, if the Omaha troubles
'"i-n ietifled that Mrs. Carter',
. 'mv brought ,, ,v i,ur i,h
.. "c,-ltv and ill treatment. Th
- nnvn iiuming himui tun rniiin
Shi i N '" ,lie hands of Judge
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IMaxev 01mi' Tex Oct. 2. Virgil
)1 c,.,a .uguiun prominent in Y.
V-A. circles, and who, it ijaid, had
preparod himself for tho ministry, and
who, of late, has been in the employ of
tho Kort Worth Drv nruwlu ftnninnnii t.
in disgrace, hav-ing been arrested for
Bysieinaiicauy rouoinc lus employers.
Some of the stolen stuff has been recov
ered, but how much he has stolen has
not yet been determined. IIo is tho son
of a prominent lawyer in West Texos,
nnd up this affair stood high in the esti
mation, of nil who knew him. Maxey
but recontly returned from an extended
tour of the state with the Y. M. 0. A.
gospel wagon, nnd was the leading man,
being a fine talker, and one who could
make a fine impression.
lie U Promptly .lallril After a Itnmantlo
San Antonio, Tex., Oct. 2. The ar
rest yesterday of II. T. McCabe, near
Alice, Nueces county, reopens nn old
romance and tragedy. For some time
tho rangers have been on his trail, but
he had eluded them. McCabe, two
years ago, was the -judge ol Hidalgo
county and a man of much prominence
uml influence with tho voters of that
section. He was involved in n number
of political troubles, was in constant hot
water witn tlie superior courts and n
participant in several serious affrays.
One of the most vigorous of his opponents
was n man named Max Stein, who
finally defended him for tho judgeship.
.McCabe had a vory beautiful 18-year-old
wife named Inez, daughter of a
Texas ranchman.
One night during a celebration in tho
Mexican town opposito Kio Grande
City Inez shot and instautly killed
Judge Stein, claiming that he hnd at
tempted to outrage her.
As the offenso was committed on
Mexican soil she was jailed at Mata
inoras. McCabe, charged as an acces
sory, was jailed at Victoria. Inez es
caped by jumping frqm a window, and
broke her nnfclo in doing go. She is now
on Texas soil. McCabe escaped from
the Victoria jail nfter a desperate en
counter with tho guards, andnlo made
his way to Texas. Thero are several
charges against him, and he will be
tried on them unless he again escapes.
Litigation (Iter the Kutate of Daniel .1.
HitrrlK, if Seattle.
Los Axokles, Oct. 2. The trial was
commenced today in tho suit of D. W.
Field, public administrator, ngninst Dr.
A. S. Shorb and Mattie L. Shorh.
Daniel J. Harris, who made consider
able money during the boom in Seattle,
came to Los Angeles nnd married a girl
in Dr. Shorb's employ. She died, and
then Harris became ill, was cared for
bytfhorb and also died. Field was ap
pointed administrator, and soon learned
tht Mr. and .Mrs. Shorb had possession
of a large mini of money amounting to
nearly $'.'7,000, which the administrator
considered belonged to the estate. He
alleges in his complaint that the Shorbs
exerciced undue influence over tho de
ceased during his last illness, prejudic
ing his mind nnd giving him large
quantities of whisky while he was in a
feeble mental condition.
-Money Which llu lleeu Saved hy the
IluwEic Falls, I'a., Oct. 2. Monday
thoEconomitcs shipjicd to tho Economic
savings bank of tins city a nail keg lull
of United States silver coins as bright
and new as when they left the mint.
The coins were principally half-dollars,
dated 1823, showing that they find been
hoarded in Economy for nearly Boventy
years. A small run on the bank caused
the Economites to send the money. It
is tielieved that they have several hun
dred thousand dollars in gold and silver
stowed away in their strong boxes in
some secreted hiding-place at Economy,
gunrded by some of the faithful. Nearly
every year they send a keg of the an
cient money to the bank here.
Two .lien at Hacrainentii Commit a I)r
Ing Crime.
Saciiamento, Cal., Oct. 2. Two men
walked into Scrogg'a saloon at Tenth
and K streets this morning, shortly after
midnight, and, utter getting drinks,
one of them leveled a revolver at the
barkeeper, Ed Donnelly, and ordered
liitu to tlirow up his hands. The other
man walked around behind the bar to
rob the till, when Donnelly resisted.
IIo was beaten over the head with the
revolvor and nearly killed, after which a
large sum of money was taken from tho
till. The police aro looking for the man
who did tho deed.
An Aeeil Woman Meet Willi a .Hint llnr-
rihle Dentil.
Sin Lkaniiho. Cal.. Oct. 2. Tho resi
dence of .Mrs. Oeneral Uoschko, on
Hosehke'a Is and. burned to tho
ground last night. Mrs. Iloschko'u
mother, un nged invalid, perished in the
flames. The liro spread so rapidly that
nothing could bo done to save her.
Everything was lost. No insurance.
Tho ilro was caused by the oxplosion of
a lamp.
Knite anil I'latot.
Lami'abah, Tex., Oct. 2. Yesterday
nftm-nruill n fnmllv fp.llll (MVfl fisO tO a
Herious affray at liortrnm, about twenty-
live miles irotn nere, in nurnei county.
GeoigoLincecum was standing by his
l.i.,f,r,-n'ltli lilu linliv in his arms, when
a man named Gray, who was tho worse
for liquor, came up to nun wiman opun
knife und began to cut at Lincecum.
wtio dodged around his buggy and
warded off his opponent with his dlson
gaged hnnd. His brother Vnl came to
his rescue, and, after receiying eeyernl
wounds, secured tho baby. Ueorgo then
took his pietol from his buggy, fired nt
hiu usenilant nnd inflicted ft sovero
wound, which threw him out of the
light. Ir u thought nil will recover
from their wound.
Chile anil Great Britain.
New Yokk. Hopt. 2. A Herald's Val
paraiso special says i The papers are
tilled with bitter commenta on tlie ac
tion of the British minister in connec
tion with the shipment of eilver by Hal
maceda on the British steamship to
Montevideo nnd thence U) London.
They demand full indemnity to Chile
for the silver valued at 135,000. This
money iM now held in tho bank of En
gland'. llaae Hall.
San Fiiancisco, Oct. 2.
San Jose 1).
-Oakland 11,
He Cannot Act, Ho the Paperi Say, and
the Audiences Know It III Company
Awaltln'c Kemlttance From America.
Advlaed to Kvturn Home.
Special to Tim Rkpobhcan.1
San Francisco, Oct. 2. Australian
papers, por steamer Monowai, which ar
rived late laot night Irom Sidney, con
cur in stating that John I,. Sullivan's
theatrical tour oi the colonies has been
a failure. Before the Morto'wai left Sid
ney it was understood that the company
was to take roturn passago on that ves
sel to America, but later it was learned
that tho ai!tOfh UPrp atraiwlml ami warn
awaiting remittances from this country.
The Sidney Times, in ite criticism,
says: "Tho fact that John L. Sullivan
has accepted his failure in Melbourne as
uuuiy us no uiu me 1183C0 WHICH at
tended hlS Pnilfinvnm in on In Bifida.
does not surprise us. lie is new to the
stage and does not quito grasp the fact
that nn nctor is supposed to speak his
lAlltriinPn (Hill tint hurl linn.an,matin.l
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impromptu speeches at the heads of his
audience who do not happen to havo
ueen euueateu down to tils HtanUaru oi
histrionic iuipoitance. John L. Sulli
van may be a very good man in his own
line, hut he cannot act and the audience
knows it nnd lets him hinw it nml 1m
does not like it."
The article concludes bv ndyisincr tho
company to return to America.
The Men Who (lot Fanner Newell'a Itanch
May Stay In Mlchlfcan.
San Jose, Oct. 2. Intelligence has
been received at the sheriff's office In
this city from the authorities nt Ann
Harbor. Mich., that extradition papers
for William M. Beggs, who is wanted in
San Jose for embezzlement, have been
refused, tho oflicers thero not, deeming
that thoy had any authority to grant n
requisition for bucIi an otleiise. This
technicality will prevent the offender
from being brought here nnd prosecuted.
lSeggs is accused of swindling a rancher
near Alma named T. N. Newell out of
his property, worth about $3000. Newell
and his wife allege that lieggs repre
sented he owned eome valuable lots in
Tulare, and also held a promissory noto
given him by a financially reliable man
of that place. Newell did not investi
gate, but took lieggs' word for it all.
Under the bupposition that ho was get
ting a fair return for his ranch, which is
supposed to be worth about $3000.
Nowell traded evenly for the lots and
the note. Ho and his wife gave Deggs a
deed for the ranch and took in return
the lots and the note. Subsequently
Newell found that he had been victim
ized. He discovered that the lots alto
gether were worth but a few hundre'd
dollars. Ho demanded of lieggs that he
trade back, but the latter refused.
Newell then brought a eivil action
agvinst Bcggs, but a few days ago this
action was dropped, as tlie defendant is
not responsible, and at present is not a
tesidetit of tho state. The criminal pro
ceedings will probably now also have to
be dropped, as Beggs, it seems, cannot
bo extradited.
A Callfornlai! Fined Heavily for Imper
aonatlna" a Nrsro Woman.
San FiiA.scibco, Oct. 2. Edward J.
Livenash, a country journalist, who
claims to be the proprietor oi tho Liver
more Herald, was arrested last night
while masquerading the streets in the
garb of a negro wench. lie carried with
him a small satchel, which when sear
ched at the city prison, was found to
contain a bunch of kevsand two bottles,
one containing chloroform and the other
prussic acid. He was charged with
wearing female attiro and hit bail
placed at $500. Livenash claimed that
the whole thing was a practical joke.
He had dressed in woman's garb and
blacked his faco with cork, intending to
present himself to a lady acquaintance.
Tlie laudanum he had procured for
faintnees, and tho prussic acid to ex
periment in gold plating. The police
look with suspicion on his story, and
will investigate. The masqueiader was
released late this afternoon by eome
unknown friend.
Ex. Governor' Daughter Marriea San
San Dieoo, Oct. 2. At tho mansion
of Florenco Heights of the lately deceased
Governor Watorman occured the wed
ding of Irving M. Scott, jr., of San Fran
cisco, and Miss Ana Charlotte Water
man, a daughter of tfio late Governor.
Tho ceremony was performed by Rev.
A. F. McDaniol of the local Unitarian
church, and whilo tho houso was beau
tifully decorated for tho occasion, the
affair was rather quiet and only atten
ded by tho relatives of the contracting
parties, owing to the short timo which
has elapsed since the Governor's death.
Mr. Scott hns for several months been
the superintendent of the famous Stone
wnll mino at JVJIan, which was devel
oped by Governor Waterman. The
newly married couplo left for tho North
upon a toner of soveral weeks duration,
and while awny may concludo to travel
through tho East.
New From T''f Far-OfT Portion of the
United Btataa,
San Fiiancisco, Oct. 2. Tho revenue
cutter, Richard Rush, arrived this
morning from Onalaika, bringing down
tin. Mi-Crnth nartv. which left here over
two years ago to explore the Yukon
meranu determine mo uounuwnco ui
the United States. In addition to tiis
party there wero Special Agent J. Stan
ley Brown and Colonel Joseph Murray,
from the Seal JulnndB, and Dr Shelton
Jackson, government agont of education
for Alaska. Sealing echoonors have
beon seen in B-rhing sea for some time
before the Rush left, and many had
tieen warned during tlieseason, but only
one, an English schooner, was eemed by
Jtmik O nicer Arretted.
Ct.EAiwp.f-P, r-. Oct. 3.-W, IJ. Dill,
president of the supended I'irst Na
tional bank of this city and John B.
McGrath, cashier of a private bank at
HouUdale, arrested last night on a
charge of embezzlement, entered bail
this morning. Dill was at once re-arrested
on a warrant sworn out by the
national bank: examiner and held in
$2500 bail. The report that Dill had
made an assignment is incorrect, but
judgments aggregating $30,000 were en
tered against him.
MelTllle, the NoTellat Dead.
New York, Sept. 2, Herman Mel
ville, a well-known literary man, died
last night at liH home, 104 East Twenty
sixth street. He was the author of sev
eral sea-faring stories and volumes of
poems. Ae was born in this city on
August 1, 1819. He went to sea in 1837,
and prompted by the harsh treatment
oi tne captain ol, the vessel, he deserted,
and made his way to the Marquesas Is
lands in 1842. One of the valleys in tho
islands is occupied by the Typees, a
cannibal tribe. He made them the
subject of hia first novel, which he
published in 1847. The book had a
wide circulation. It was followed in
rapid succession by others. Mr. Mell
viile wrote littlu for publication in the
last inteen years
Killed" by Lightning.
MoKitisoNViLLi?, 111., Oct. 2. A se
vere electrical storm, accompanied by
high wind and heavy rain, passed over
this vicinity today at 2:30 o'clock this
afternoon. Taylor Curry, living two
miles northwest of this placo, was killed
by lightning while in a small barn.
The barn with itii contents, including a
Btallion, was entirely consumed. Mr.
Curry leaves a wife and several chil
dren, and was well and favorably known
Ramsey, 111., Oct. 2. During a thun
der storm here this afternoon the house
of Martin Cliristianson was struck by
lightning and Mr. and Mrs. ChriBtian
4011 badly stunned. It is feared she is
family injured. The houso was badly
How Dr. Ajala Waa Killed.
City or Mexico, Oct. 2. Following
is another version of the killing, a few
days ago, at the City of Guatemala, of
Dr. Ayala, who Mas a nominee for the
Presidency, of Salvador: It appears
that he was residing in the Hotel Varie
dades, in that city, on the night of his
death. He was bitting in the hotel
when Gen. Andres Fellez arrived, Fel
lez got into a quarrel with the proprietor
and hit him. The proprietor struck
back, and Fellez pulled his revolver and
shot him, the ball hitting him in the
arm, and glancing hit Dr. Ayala in the
lung, killing him instautly. He was
accorded military funeral by President
A 1'reiiu.tiire lilaat.
Gainesville, Ter., Oct. 2. Yesterday
near Doughcrsy, Chickasaw nation,
Charles Bothwell and Win. Pickett
were frightfully injured by a premature
explosion of dynamite. Bothwell's
right hand was blown off at the wrist,
and Pickett's thigh broken. A portion
of Bothwell's hand was buried ' in
Pickett's let;. They were otherwise in
jured, supposed to be fatally.
The Haacti) tte Myatery.
Los Angeles, Oct. 2. Mrs. II. Jay
Hanchette has returned from San Fran
cisco and will take charge of her school
Monday. She says she has not heard a
word from her hustand, and that, not
withstanding all the sensational reports
and stories, the matter is as much of a
mystery to her as the urst day of lian-
chette's disappearance.
Found With III Neck Broken.
Emi'Obia, Kan., Oct. 2. "Gipsy
Jack." a somewhat noted character here
for years past, was found this morning
dead in an alley, with his neck broken.
It is thought he was killed by falling
out of the hay loft of Jay's barn, whero
he was in the habit of sleeping oft his
sprees. His proper name was said to
be John Overturf, but he was never
known to refer to any relations.
Gorman Will lie In the Itace.
New York, Oct. 4. A special from
Wheeling, W. Va., says: Col. John A.
Robinson, an influential politician of
this state and intimate friend of Senator
Gorman says that Gorman will be in the
race for the democratic nomination for
president next year nnd that the West
Virginia delegation will be solid for him.
Wine-Making In Santa Clara.
San Jose, Oct. I. A number of
wineries in this county began crushing
today. The prices being paid average
as follows : Cabernet and Malber, $11 ;
Trausseau, "Water, Grenache, Muscat
and Charboneau, $8; Malvoise, Folio
Blanche and Miseion, 7 per ton.
Died at the Age of 102.
La Porte, Ind.,Oct. 2. Mrs. Mar
garet Armsteod, colored, of this city,
whose funeral occured this afternoon,
had reached tiie romarkable age of 102
years. The deceased was born in North
Carolina, and came here when the town
contained only two houses She mB
the mother of ten children.
Conductor Ctuahed.
La Granpe, Or., Oct. 2. Conductor
Plumb, of the Elgin local train, caught
his foot in a frog at Island City today
and before he could extricate it a train
passed over his leg crushing it and frac
turing one arm. He died in a short
Tlll I tilt a Iteleaaed.
Los Anqei.es, Oct. 2. Tho Itata was
released today upon a bond being filed
in a penalty of $0,000 for tlie vessel and
a bond of like amount for the cargo of
arms. E. S. Babcock and C. A. Jarret
son aro sureties. It in expected the
steamer will leave tomorrow for Chile.
Another Heir Turn Up.
flAT.nf. MftRfl.. Olt.. 9 AfinAttran.n
has beep filed in the Scarlet will cast
oy attorneys oi los Angeles, Cat., on
behalf of Maria Bresso of that city who
claims to be heir at law of Mrs. Searles.
PnrnsU Writing- Hook.
Lokpon, Oct. 8. An intimate friend
of Parncll says that the former leader is
writing a bpok, giving t history of his
political career and pen photographs of
some of his former associates,
Th" BnglUUmoM wn,
Piiilapelj'hja, Oct., 2. The Cricket
match between the team of Englishmen
and alM'hiliulolphia team pnqeii this
afternoon, tho Englishmen winning by
one run and four wickets,
Heaty Llalllltlea.
New York, Oot., 2. It is said in this
city that the liabilities qf , B, Turner
& Co., of Boston will amount to about
$350,000. ,
Stiuck In the Face by an Aaaallant and
Now Slowly Hut Surely Hleedlng to
Death-Medical Skill Unable to Stop
the Hemorrhage.
Ansoclateii Press Dispatches.
Sonosia, Cal., Oct. 2. Otto Gatje, a
hotel clerk, has been slowly bleeding to
death from tho nolo since 10 o'clock
last Monday morning. He was struck
in the face by Albert Ests and imme
diately blood began to flow from his
nose and has continued without cessa
tion. Several doctors have been in con
stant attendance, but medical skill is
unable to stop the hemorrhage.
Gatje is hourly growing weaker and
cannot live much longer. Ests has
been imprisoned to await tho result of
Gatje's injuries.
Of I ruh American Declare Their Flat
form and Adjourn.
Chicago, Oct. 2. The platform of tho
National Irish League of America was
read at tonight's meeting. It nflirms
loyalty to the United States nnd adopts
an attitude of absoluto independence
from any of tho factions in Ireland or
their auxiliary bodies. It calls upon
those who have funds contributed by
tho league for the relief of the Irish to
to distribute tho money as originally in
tended and states that tho league is re
solved not to contributi another dollar
to aid those who have withheld this
money from its legitimate beneficiaries.
M. V. Gannon of New York was
elected president, Patrick Boyle, of
Toronto, first vice president ;M. D. Gal
lagher of Now York, second vice presi
dent; E. J. O'Connor of Augtihta, third
vice president; William Lyman of New
York, treasurer. The national council
was announced as follows: Daniel
Corkery, Illimois; George Sweenoy,
Ohio; John J. Donovan, Massachusetts;
Joseph Mangan, Wisconsin; II. J. Car
roll, Rhode Island; Nicholas Ford, Mis
souri; and A. P. McGuirk, Iowa. After
a number of eloquent addresses the con
vention adjourned sine die.
An Kzpert to Experiment In the Valley a
of New Mexico.
Aliiuo.ukro.uk, N. M Oct. 2. George
B. Bariani, a well known artesian well
borer, who has been successful in bring
ing artesian water in places in Wyom
ing, especially in and around Cheyenne,
is in the city by invitation of the Com
mercial club, who intend to havo the
gentleman cxpeiiment here, lu con
versation with your representative he
stated that the indications here are all
of the moit favorable character, and it
was his ouinion that at a depth of not
over 200 feet at any point in tho valley
water would 'flow on the surface. He
has been in the business a number of
yearB, and has had much experience in
boring wells in different parts of the
country, und says he is able to tell in
almoBt every instance how far ho will
have to go to strike water. He does not
give any encouragement with regard to
getting flowing water on the broad mesa
land east of the city, but is positively
certain he can strike artesian water in
tho valley. Ho will begin operations
as soon as his well-boring machines
Flame Do Much Damage in the City of
Halifax, Oct. 2. The most disas
trous lire that has visited this city for
years broke out last night in a planing
mill on Taylor's wharf, neat the Cunard
wharves. It spread rapidly nnd by 2
this morning tho whole block from
John Cronon'.fl on the south to the
north side of Hamilton's wharf, almost
adjoining the Cunard wharves, was de
stroyed. Among the buildings destroyed
were a number of mills, factories and
store houses. None of tho buildings
were worth much, hut the contents
wero valuable The total loss cannot
be given at present, but it is estimated
all tho way from $200,000 to $400,000,
on which the insurance is about $125,
000. A Hoi Car Murder.
Galveston, Tex., Oct. 2. Workmen
upon opening a car containing cotton
nagging tins altcrnoon wero horrified
to tind the body of a man who had
evidently been dead for two or three
days. The car had been opened on
Friday last, Bomo bagging removed,
and then closed. A wound in the
back of the head and n flow of blood
from tho nostrils indicated that the
man had been struck down and then
drngged nnd placed in the car. The
police aro at work upon n clew.
A Texa Judge Refuses to Naturalize a
Austin, Tex., Oct. 2. District Judge
Paschal created n scmntion today by re
fusing to naturnlizo R. N. Sauer "who
made application. The applicant, upon
being questioned by the court, admitted
that he was a socialist. Tho judee do
dared that the principles of socialism
were directly opposed to the constitu
tion of the United States, and he would,
therefore, refuse to make Sauer an
American citizen. The judao rendered
his opinion in writing, the case being
something unusual in any portb n of the
Uuited States. Saupr will nppealr
SHU Secretly Searched for by Those Who
IfnrC a Clue.
Way back in '78, when the railroad
terminus was at Yuma, and tho re
porter was a hnif-fledged tenderfoot in
Arizona, a time-hardened prospector
strayed into Phojnix from tho country
lying south of the stage station nt .Mari
copa Wells, and created quite a flury
among tho transient population of
miners and prospectors by exhibiting
about twenty.five pounds of ore appar
ently composed of galena and sulphur
ets in equal parts. Hon. De Forest
Porter, of honored memory, nnd nt that
time diPtrict iudiro of the third iudicial
district of Arizona, had tho ore reduped
ny joeiorterie, xypq pronounced it a
mass of argentite nnd gnlenite as
saying 2q per cent of silver.
The "prospector explained that tho
ore was part of a boulder of "float" that
he hud found in the drv range thirty
miles south of the etage station, and
that as he was suffering for water at
the time he did not try to trace uji the
Judge Porter staked the man forth
with with what clothing and provisions
he needed and started him off on his
little old horse to find the rich deposit.
The propector never returned, and
ufter several months had nassed it
was concluded that he had died on the
desert, and the matter was forgotten
until several years later the skeleton of
a man was found in the foothills of the
Vekol range near an old dry water tank.
From the finding of the remains sev
eral prospectors thought they had aclue
to the silver deposit, and many narties
scoured the surrounding country with no
Bui-cess, nt occasional intervals since
that time Indians have brouehtin spec
imens of the same ore, and it is evident
l.n, !.. .l.n. ..!! 1. I .t .
luui. iii umi vicinity somewnere mere is
a fabulously rich silver mine.
Two weeks ago, as was published at
that time in The Rei-uhlican, an Indian
brought some of the identical ore to
Pha-nix, and, as was stated at the
time, a Mexican endeavored to have
tne Indian guide him to the spot where
ho found the ore. Tho Indian, after
starting with him, turned back and re
fused to go any further. The latest
phase of the question is that two days
ago the same Mexican started out alone
to find the treasure that he is sure
exists for him in those blue mountains
south of the railroad.
Neua Happening In and About Fhcenlx
" llrlelly Mentioned.
Goldman A Co. shipped a carload of
hay to Giiymns yesterday.
Shenirj. B. Montgomery and Chief
Justice 11. C. Gooding drove to Tempe
and back yesterday.
It was reported yesterday that Wil
liam RtilF was very seriously sick at his
Tempe ranch. Colonel Rountree is
taking care of him.
Jacobs &Co. ship next Monday 15,000
pounds of supplies to Joe Mayer at Big
Bug by Coyle's teams, also 3000 pounds
to Frank Alkireat New River.
In the course of their recent wander
ings Upton und Smith passed through
theJIradshaw mountains and down the
Haasaapauipa. They report wild duck
very numerous on that classic stream.
Rashe Wharton has ordered 200 yards
of wire netting foi his prairie chicken
nursery. Ho ordered the prairie
chickens through Fish Commissioner
Bicknell last week.
For the past three days the Indians
have been holding their annual "tiswin"
orgy on the south side of the river at
the Broadway crossing. The "tiswin"
used at the present teance was made
from grapes purchased at Mesa,
Sergeaut-at-Arms John McCasey has
made arrangements with Freighter'Bur
ris to bring in a large block of onyx
from the McCasey onyx deposit, near
tlie Phucnix mine. The block in ques
tion measures in feet 3x3x4.
John Perry will Btartin a few days for
his mine in Sonora, It is in the Opo
stira mining district in Sonora about 35 J
miles south of the line abd about 200
miles distant from the Sierra Madre.
The town of Oposura has about 7000 in
habitants. Dr. Prow ell yesterday sold out his
flourishing drug business under the
Devereux oiiera hoube to Dr. J. D. Thor
Iey. Dr. Thorley, who is an old friend
of Dr. Prowell, has been fourteen years
in the business and is a most experi
enced and successful druggist.
Tom Jones, a farmer from down the
river, who furnishes Wharton with live
quail to ship to Boston, says that the
lower country is filled with quail in
numbers beyond belief. Last week he
trapped 0r2 without making any appre
ciable falling off in the qual battalions.
The Hebrew merchants of Phcenix
closed the doora of their business houses
at sundown last night for the celebra
tion of the Jewish new year. By the
Jewish calendar October 3rd is known
as Tischri and the world is 5052 years
old. The stores will be opened again at
sunuown tonigiit.
Miss De Villing will give one of her
Gospel temperance talks in the Presby
terian church at 11 a. m. tomorrow,
and at the close of the lecture the mem
bers nnd society of the Presbyterian
church will meet to consider the call of
A. J. Kerr to be pastor of the congre
gation. The merchants notice a renewal of
activity in the mining camps tributary
to tlie Phoenix market. Not a day
paeees without recording the shipment
of supplies to one or more mines. When
times like the old times come again it
will be because every mining camp in
this county is booming.
The cold snap of the last few nights
has been phenomenal. Tho days, how
eer, remain warm and balmy, the ther
mometer ranging about 100 degrees.
Thursday night Mr. Mowry's thermom
eter registered 36 degrees. Sixty-four
degrees is rather a wide range of temper
ature for twenty-four hourB.
Tho Phicnix Real Estate Company
have aJopted a novel plan for the dis
tribution of charity. Ten per cent of
their profits in each tiansactlon is to be
dovoted to any charitable object or
church association the buyer and seller
may designnte, or it may be divided
between two charities at the option of
buyer nnd seller.
The purchnso of a quarter section of
farming land in our valley by Mr. E.
M. Djckey the Treasurer of the Santa
Fe, Precott & Phoenix railway, and the
payment of $5,000 for the same is only
the beginning of large transactions of
the kind soon to take place. Indeed
there have been numerous purchases of
land by outside parties during the last
ten days that for reasons have been
withheld from record ipr a time. It
would not bo a very rash prophesy to
state that land will never be as cheap
again in this valley as it is this week.
Bob Upton and T. R. Smith reached
Phoenix yesterday after two months of
wanderings through various mountain
ranges nnd deserts of Arizona Most of
their time was spent on and about the
Four Peaks, the highest point in Mari
copa county. Three af the peska they
scaled and found acres of level land on
the summits strewn with broken boul
ders. On the Tonto aido of the peaks
they found forests of pine thousands of
acres in extent. That the weather was
cold up there goes without saying. The
altitude of these peaks was estimated
years ago at 8000 feet, but this is mani
festly incorrect, and their true altitude
is probably 10,000, feet, a,t least,
ForeaU to Be Protected and the Eight
Hour Law Sanctloned-Colonel Her
rlnar I'roteaU Against the Adoption of
the Constitution.
The convention was called to order at
10 o'clock a. m., President W. A. Rowe
in the chair.
At roll call Messrs. Bailey and Chey
ney were absent.
The minutes of October 1 were read
and approved.
Mr. Barnes moved a reconsideration
of section 11, concerning amendments
to the constitution. Carried.
Mr. Barnes then offered an amend
ment to section 3 of the article referred
to : "They shall submit the proposition
to the legislature and if a majority
elected to each branch of that legisla
ture shall concur therein."
The amendment was carried and the
article was adopted as an article of the
Mr. Smith, from the committee on
legislative department, offered an
amendment to the article offered by Mr.
Herring on the eight-hour law, limiting
action of said law to state work. Car
ried. The following article by Mr. Jordan
was reported to the same committee and
carried: "The legislature shall enact
laws to prevent the destruction of and
to preserve the forests on the lands of
the state and upon any part of the pub
lic domain, the control of wnich may
be conferred by congress or the state."
The report was then adopted as an ar
ticle of the constitution.
The convention then considered and
approved the articles on judiciary, rev
enue and taxation, water rights, sched
ule and submission, cornor ions and
amendments to the constitut n.
Adjourned until 4 p. in.
The convention was called to order at
4 p. m., with President Rowe in the
Mr. Hereford, chairman of the com
mittee on revision, presented the con
vention with the constitution in its
complete form, and moved that the
instrument submitted be adopted as th
constitution of Arizona.
The constitution was then adopted by
a vote of 17 ayes to 1 nay.
Mr. Herring submitted a protest
against the adoption of the constitu
tion. On motion of Mr. Barnes the roll was
called and the members came forward
and signed the constitution, commenc
ing with President Rowe.
Mr. Williams, from the committee on
printingi submitted a verbal report.
Mr. Wilson moved that the committee
on printing order 6000 copies of the con
stitution in pamphlet form, for $475, to
be sent to the delegates of ttils conven
tion. Mr. Williams moved to amend by
substituting the "memorial committee"
instead of the "printing committee."
Mr. Williams offered a substitute
leaving the details of such publication
to the committee on memorial and ad
dress. Mr. Jordan moved that the memorial
committee be authorized at their discre
tion to print 500 copies of the journal of
the convention. Carried.
Mr. Davis offered the following ar
ticle, which was adopted :
The distribution of the articles the
constitution among the members of the
Maricopa 500
Pima 500
Yavapai ... .500
Cochise 400
Graham 400
Mohave 300
Pinal 300
Apache 300
Coconino 300
Yuma 300
Gila TT..300
and the remaining 000 copies delivered
to tho secretary .of the Territory, and
that the expense of distributing the
same be incidental to the Territory.
Moved that the president and secre
tary be authorized to secure such clerical
services as mav be needed to provo
the records of this convention. Carried.
Mr. Dennis otTered a vote of thanks to
Acting Governor N. O. Murphy.
On motion of Mr. Norns a vote of
thanks was tendered to the president
and to the clerks and sergeant-at-arms.
Adjourned till 10 a. m., October 3.
MoTeraent of Fhoenlx People Arrival
and Departures 1'ersooal Ooulp.
Gus Herschfield departed for Denver
this morning.
Delegate Foster S. Dennis departed
this morning..
Hon. Thomas Gates took the morning
train for Yuma.
W. A. Kimball, of Mesa, was visiting
Phoenix yesterday.
W. Stout, from Tucson, is stopping at
the Gregory house.
Delegate Art McDonald leaves for St,
Johns this morning.
N. R. Adriance, of Cincinnati, is reg
istered at the Commercial.
B. M. Crawford left for Graham
county on the morning train.
Theodore Hansen, a thrifty farmer
of Tempe, was in town yesterday.
T. S. Norris, of Coconino county, re
turned to his home this morning.
Mrs. W. J. Carrier has returned to
Phoenix from a summering in California.
Freighter Foster pulls out for Big
Bug today with 1700 pounds of freight.
Delegate W. A. llartt and Clerk.
Frank Herford left this morning for
Mrs. J. D. Walker departed on the
Maricopa and Phcenix railway this
Chaplain Winfield Scott came in from
Hnachuca yesterday and put up at the
W. A. Wilson, of the Armour packing
company of Kaneas City, is visiting
Phoenix on business.
Miss Belle Shulti, sister of Tom
Shultz, ex-editor of , the Buckeye Blade,
left Phcenix on yesterday's stage to take
oharge of the sctiool at Wick en berg.
II Cut a Finger Oft a Corpse to Brlnr
Oood Luck.
Cincinnati, Oct. 2. Charles Clay, a
well-known gambler, is under arrest at
Henderson, Ky., charged with dese
crating a grave and mutilating a corpse.
Clay had lately been unlucky at cards,
and took the advice of a friend to go to
a graveyard and cut a forefinger from
the hauia of a woman.

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