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C f c FIFTH YEAR. PHOENIX, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING. JUNE IS, 1894. VOL. V. NO. 20. loldberg Br . LIGHTWEIGHTS. UDDLEWETGHTS. Present a Full Front. We are the Boys to Trade With. Patronize Our Free Employment Office and Heip the Working Man. 1 1 . I1AHDWAR E. 1 n Granite Garden Hose. Vapor Stoves. Paints. Barb Wire. Building Hardware. Agricultural Implements. IIA-lVICIlVtjr. I amis A. Flemins, President. P. J. Cole. Vice rill ran THE ONLY United States De IN ARIZONA. Paid Up Capital, - - $100,000 U. S. Bonds to Secure Deposits, 50,000 Depositary for tie Territorial Feds. The only Steel-Lined Vaults and Steel Safety Deposit B oxes in Arizona. Interest Paid on Time Deposits; Phoenix. Olothing Stor ami ml Always Look lor Our Sign. That for seasonable goods HENRY KKEMP&Co HEADQUARTERS! - President. A. L. Harsher, Cashier. positary General Banking Business. Arizona- Call and examine oar MI THE INQUEST. Ramon's Murder Fas tened Upon Franco. The Two Other Suspects Discharged. The Supposed Butcher Has So Far Hidden His Tracks. He Is Wanted in Sonora tor a Mur der Committed There Sev eral Years Ago. The inquest in the case of Ramon, the murdered Chilean, was closed yes terday. With enough astuteness to be creditable to the senate bribery investi gating committee the inquest wrapped the cloak of secrecy about its elongated self and proceeded to ascertain: First, Is Ramon deal? Second, If ao, under what circumstances did he die? Third, Did he hack himself into immortality, or was he aided and abetted in that bloody deed by some outside and dis interested party? Fourth, Who was the aide and abettor? Fifth. Should the circumstances that the dead body waB found in Vicente Franco's house and that Vicente Franco is missing be regarded as a reflection upon that ab sent individual? Sixth, Is it not pos sible that Ramon after having effected self extermination had swallowed Vi cente Franco with no other purpose in view than to add mystery to the pro ceedings and make a two days' cor oner's quest a necessity? Seventh, Is there not sufficient reason to believe that Vicente was not an aider'and abet tor, but a murderer and a fugitive from justice? Ia it not reasonable to sup pose that he acted without the co-oper ation of Ramon, but killed him with out his consent? Certainly no coroner's inquest was ever before confronted by so many difficult propositions. Hie hrst thine to be established waB the death of Ramon, for what was the use of holdinc an inquebt over the re mains ot a living individual. Evidence was adduced to show that the maneled body of Ramon had just been buried. Corroborative testimony in the shape of a burial certificate was submitted. The health officer could have no motive in lying about it, so upon the strength of the certificate the inquest decided that it was safe to conclude that either Ramon was dead or there had been a case of suspended animation. In the latter event he must be dead anvhow, and there could be no risk in going on with the inquisition. The two most important witnesses were the shoemaker Alleinan and the woman Salome Mattas, who lived with Franco, and both of whom were in cus tody for supposed connection with the murder. Alleinan says that he did not see Franco until about 5 o'clock on Monday morning. Thev got in a buggy and further ladened the buggy with a jag and drove about the . town. Twice they went out to the tent wnere the body lay, but the witness didn't know t was there They also went to Juan Alatorez' house where Salome Mattas wa9 and afterward came down town. On account of the frequency with wnicn tney stopped to drink things began to assume a misty form and Al ieman lost track of time and incident until evening, when he was held up for information about the murder of which he had not heard. The woman testified that she had not been at the house since about 5 o'clock on Sunday evening. When she woke early on Sunday morning Ramon and tranco were sitting at the table play ing cards. She fell asleep again and when she next awoke Ramon was gone and ehe never saw him again. Later in the day she arranged to go to Ala torez' house to be treated for her ill ness and did not see Franco until next morning when he called with Alleman. This made things look dark for Franco and tended to destroy both the theory that Ramon might have pounded him - sell to death with the hatchet, and also the theory that he had been murdered by Franco in a fit of jealousy. The witness was shown the hatchet with the bloodv finger marks on the handle. She failed to recognize it. She said that Franco had two hatchets, but j tniB was neitner one nor tneotner; it was an exotic, an extraneous instru ment of death imported from the out side. Here Ramon began to be sus pected again of his own murder. Was it not possible that he had brought this hatchet there himself? Anyway it tended to establish an alibi in favor of Franco's hatchet. The situation was ao perplexing that busses and carriages were called for and the inquest hastily adjourned to the scene of murder for the 'steenth time. In the meantime Michael McGinn paraded the street in front of the sacred precincts of the chamber of inquisition. He jubilated much and profanely over the exclusion of the press. "Its a pitv," remarked Mr. McGinn ironically, "that the newspaper men can't get in ; they ought to be allowed to try this case like they always do." 'Newspaper men rush in," said a bystander irrevalentlv, "where angels fain would not tread." "They rush in," retorted Mr. Mc Ginn with a misapprehension concern ing the word 'fain,' "where a buzzard would faint to tread." After while the inqueBt, emulative of the examtle of the recurrent cat which the chaste, beautiful and accomplished ladies at the Palace, the Capitol and Reception sing so plaintively about, came back. Other witnesses were examined. They were those with whom Franco talked on Monday morning and whom he told "there was a dead man in his houBe." One witness said that Franco had told somebody, he did not know who, that he bad killed Ramon. That waa all the evidence, and ac cordingly a verdict waa drawn up in which it was unguardedly and unre servedly stated that Ramon waa dead ; that his death was not natural; that Franco had hastened it in a reprehen sible, unlawful and maliciouB manner; that it was proper that something should be done about it. This ia not the exact language of the verdict, but it ia its substance, as a member of the jury afterward recalled it. After the verdict had been read aloud it was signed severally bv each member of the jury for himself and not one for another and so closed the first Becret coroner's inquest ever held in Maricopa county. Inquiries concerning the present postoffice ad dress of Franco were resumed. If the inquisition resulted in nothing else it ended in the discharge of the shoemaker and the woman Mattaa from custody. They had plainly had noth ing to do with the murder and there seemed to be no good reason to believe that they had even a guiltv knowledge of it. Where Franco ia ia a sub ject of conjecture He was seen as late as 2 o'clock . on Monday afternoon. The search for him has been vigorous. It ia believed he did not leave town until in the night. A horse was stolen from in Linville ad dition that night and it is believed that Franco was the thief. He will harally go to Sonora for it has been learned that he is wanted there for murder. He is long been regarded here as a desperate but smooth criminal. He was arrested last fall for holding up and robbing an old Mohave Indian but was discharged for want of evidence. His latest appearance in court was for an assault upon Carmelita Madruena with whom he was living. The latest theory concerning the murder is that the motive was robbery; that the sending away of the woman to the Alatorez house was an incident of the preparation for the slaughter of Ramon. The murdered man is sup posed to have had at least a small sum of money concealed in a belt. The officers do not believe that Franco can escape. The only asylum which would insure him safety from his Ari zona pursuers is Sonora, but he will not dare go there. On the return of Gov ernor Hughes a reward of $300 will be offered for his capture. DISTRICT COURT. A Phase of the Tempe Water Case Disposed Of. The time in district court yesterday was chiefly occupied in the hearing of the application by the Tempe canal owners for an order to the commis sioner to deliver to them the water to which they were entitled. The appli cation waa made June I, and the follow ing day the water asked for was turned on. So when the case came up the ap plicants admitted that the original ground for complaint no longer existed. The only question remaining then was the distribution of the costs, the court having previously informed the liti gants that they would be assessed against the parties most to blame. The question was adjusted by a division of the expense among all the parties. Indirectly connected with this com plaint was the old complaint of one of the Tempe owners against Dr. Chandler of the Consolidated, that no water had been delivered to him at all, due to the fact that the water from the Consolida ted enters the Tempe at a point below the complainant's property. Aa order was issued for Dr. Chandler to appear forthwith and show cause for not hav ing delivered the water. The doctor waa met two miles out of town and reached the court room about five o'clock. The matter was continued un til this morning. Other business today will be the hear ing of motiona in various cases for new trials. PERSONAL. Mrs. W. I. Horner returned lrom Los Angeles yesterday. Hon. Thos. Fitch and wife left on Monday night for the coast. President Comstock of the Territorial university, arrived in town yesterday. Hen. Tom Ashton, an old time sport ing man, reached town yesterday morn ing. Gpnrp'A AllrirA nt.jirl-.pf tn Pnmnna Cal., last night on a visit to his par ents. Commercial hotel guests yerterday were Thomas E. Young, Kansas City; Harry Kaufman and M. Stein, New York ; Theo. B. Comstock, Tucson ; J. M. Harrison, San Francisco; Mrs. Horner, Los Angeles. A WAR CLOUD. Small But It May Yet Darken All Europe. London, June 12. Civil war is an ticipated in Morrocco. The Pall Mall Gazette says the danger to European peace is due to the fact that M. Duduv. the French premier, may take an op portunity ot striking a blow at English preBtige. The policy of aggression will be popular in France and Spain. The Globe counsels immediately strength ening the British fleet off the' coast of Morrocco. It Was Given Cheerfully. Paris, June 12. The senate granted without debate- a credit of $370,000 asked for by the government to protect the frontiers of French possessions near Uubanghi, Africa. SILVER AGAIN. A New Bill Introduced in the Senate For the Coinage of $4, 000,000 a Month Until a Per Capita of $40, is Reached. The Tariff Bill Nearly Goes Out in the Senate on a Motion to In definitely Postpone. By the Associated Press. Washington, June 12. Senator Squire of Washington, today intro duced a bill for the free coinage of sil ver. It provides that ownera of Bilver bullion may make deposits at mints, re ceiving in payment standard silver dol lars equal to the value of the bullion on the day of deposit, the difference to be retained by the government as seign iorage as a reserve fund and used by the secretary of the treasury in main taining the parity of silver dollars. The coinage of silver dollars shall not exceed $4,000, 00J each month and when the aggregate amount of money in the country reaches $40 per capita further silver coinage shall be discon tinued and shall be resumed when it falls below that figure. Provision is made for coining silver half dollars of the present size and maintaining their parity in the same manner as other silver. They are also made legal tender. Not a Cog Was Turned. Washington, June 12. The absolute blockade of the tariff in the senate to day was in marked contrast with the wonderful progress of yesterday. Not a cog was turned. The entire eight hours was devoted to set speeches preliminary to the consideration of the wool sched ule. This afternoon when only a few sen ators were present, Senator Mitchell of Oregon moved to indefinitely postpone the tariff bill. Senators hurried from every corner of the building, and the motion was defeated, .22 to 23. In the House. Washington, June 11. Hours were consumed today in the house over a bill reported by Mr. Outhwaite setting aside $100,000 from a fund belonging to the estates of deceased colored soldiers of the civil war for the purpose of erect ing m the district a national home for aged and infirm colored people. The bill was passed, the Indian appropri ation bill was taken up, but the house adjourned without completing its con sideration. Another Banking Bill. Washington, June 12. The house committee on banking and currency decided to choose a sub-committee of five next Friday by the usual method of ballot to prepare another bill. THE COMPROMISE. Neither Party Pleased With the Work at Columbus. Miners In Most Regions Declare That They Will Not Be Bound by the Terms of Peace. By the Associated' Press. Brazil, Ind., June 12. The scale fixed by the United Mine Workers and coal operators at Columbus is not meet ing the approbation of coal operators here. Five of the most prominent block coal operators in this district were interviewed today and they were all of the opinion that they bad not been fairly dealt with. The miners though to some extent defeated in their efforts are satisfied. The Miners Also Dissatisfied. Danville, III., Jun- 12. President Dietson of the United .'iin workers of Danville, said today that the Columbus settlement would have no effect here whatever. "Our demands were made at East St. Louis and nave not been ac cepted." He said. "Until they are, we will stay out." These Will Accept. Sullivan, Ind., June 12. Miners heie are very tired of their enforced idleness having been out of work since May 1, and are in very bad circumstan ces. It ia universally believed they will accept the Columbus compromise and resume work. Will Stay Out Anyhow. Cbntralia, 111b., June 12. The lead ers in the coal strike here say the set tlement at Columbus in no way affects the southern Illinois district and that the miners here will not be governed by anything done at that convention. . Insist on Last Year's Prices. Spring Valley, Ills., June 12. A rel gram from Kewanee today, to the effect that the men were not working and the receipt of the news from ColumbuB that a settlement had been effected tempo rarily, changed the plans of the army that was to move on Kewanee. All the men condemn the work of the Colum bus conference. They are determined Insurance. flie lew fork Life Insurance Company. OONE & LEWIS, . General Managers For Arizona. Rooms 5 and 6 Fleming Block. 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