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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN.
FOURTH YEAR. PHOENIX, ARIZONA, THURSDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25, 1894. VOL. V. NO. 134. A BIG FIGHT. Contest for the Santa Fe Begins Today. An Entire Change of Management Probable Sweeping Changes in all of the Departments Expected. One of the Greatest Fights for Pos session Ever Known in the His tory of American Railroads. By the Associated Press. Topeka, Kan., Oct. 24. One of the greatest fights lor possession in the his tory of American railways will be de cided here tomorrow. This ia the fight for the ultimate pos session of the property of the great Santa Fe system. If the so-called "general committee" wins there will be few changes and the present manage ment and thousands of dependent em ployes will remain in power ; but if the "protective committee" is victorious the people along the great railway will have to get acquainted with a new lot of men. If there is a change in the management it is feared the general offices of the company may be moved to Chicago. PICTURESQUE CANDIDATE. The North Dakota Anti-Fusion Con gressional Nominee. Fargo, N. D., Oct. 24. In the Demo cratic' state convention some delegate proposed the name of Bud Reeve, "The Sage of Buxton," as a congressional nominee. He was nominated, though the action was immediately rescinded and the Populist candidate indorsed. Reeve then became "anti-fusion Democratic'' candidate by petition. He is touring the state on a horse presented by the citizenB of Valley City, shod with shoes presented by Buxton people. He is wrapped in a huge American flag, and on his shoulders ia perched an American eagle. Accompanying him is a Scotch collie dog, which acts as master of ceremonies and marches at the head of the procession wearing a banner on which is inscribed: "This animal is no politician, but he knows better than to fuse with animals anta gonistic to his nature." THE SWITCHMEN ORGANIZE. The Switchmen's Union of North America. That Is the Name of the Union With Headquarters at Kansas City, Mo. By the Associated Press. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 24. The switchmen now have a national organi zation, known as the Switchmen's Union of North America. The insurance feature has been drop ped for the present, although sick bene fits will be paid. Kansas City has been selected as the permanent headquart ers. ILLICIT STILL. Disclosed by an Explosion Which Injured Three Persons. New York, Oct. 24. A boiler ex plosion in the basement of the three story brick building at 230 Clinton Btreet this morning disclosed the fact that an illicit still was in full blast there. Pauline Barsauk, aged 30, Jas. Barssuk, 14 months old, and Joseph Bobsky, 12 years old, were injured. Herman Barssuk, the leader of the gang, has disappeared. An oil stove was used to heat the still. The top of the boiler blew off. The force of the explosion lifted the furniture off the floor in the rooms above. These rooms were occupied by a family named Smolian, all of whom rushed panic stricken into the street. Will Sue for $300,000 Damages. Omaha, Neb., Oct. 24 The suit of Miss Phoebe R. E. E. Linton against the London banking firm ot Cooper & Brown to have deeds and mortgages of Nebraska land aggregating several hundred thousand dollars, was today decided in her favor. Now she will press the $300,000 damage suit, which the stories of the London bankers pro voked. Planned to Wreck Their ship. San Francisco, Cal., Oct. 24. The bark Adalguisa from Callao for Hum bolt, came into this port in a demoral ized condition. She was first shipped in 1850 and the owners say not a cent his been spent for repairs since. The ship was provided with dummy pro visions and water for only thirty days. The bark sailed from Callao on July 29 and if rain had not supplied water, the crew must have perished with thirst. A big box labelled provisions when opened contained nothing but scrapB of iron, shavings and oil cans. It is said that the owners deliberately planned to wreck the ship, as she was heavily insured. MRS. PECK MUCH WORSE. The General Solicitor and Surgeon to Go to Switzerland. Topeka, Kan., Oct. 24. George R. Peck and Chief Surgeon W. G. Hoge boom, of the Santa Fe, will leave Chi cago tomorrow for Geneva, Switzer land, where Mrs. Feck is ill. A cable received by Mr. Peck yesterday in formed him that Mrs. Peck had become worse. During Mr. Peck's absence D. E. Kenna, general solicitor of the St. Louis & San Francisco railroad, will act aB general solicitor of the Santa Fe system, and will advise the stock holders at their meeting here next week, SNOW IN EUROPE Causes Heavy Damages to Shipping In Poland and Germany. Berlin, Oct. 24. Heavy snow storms have prevailed in Posen, Brom berg, Mayence and other districts in Poland and Germany, and much dam age to wharfage and shipping haB re sulted at Lnbeck and Copenhagen from a northerly gale and consequent high tides. THE CZAR DYING, Partakes of the Last Sacra ment in Preparation. After a Long and Lingering Illness the Russian Monarch About to Pass Away. By the Associated Press. St. Petersburg, Oct. 24. At 8 p. m. the Czar is believed to be dying. He has partaken of the last sacrament. The bedside is peaceful. A BOTTOMLESS PIT. Discovered in Drilling for a Gas Well In Indiana. Mdncie, Ind., Oct. 24. While gas well contractor Samuel McPherson was drilling a well at Selma a few days ago the drill, which weighs nearly a ton, took a sudden drop as if in a bottomless pit. It had penetrated the earth about 120 feet, when it plunged downward aB far as the rope would permit. The drill was pulled out, lowered again, and the 1,000 feet of rope was not long enough to reach bottom. The cavern seems to be very deep and is believed to be the same cavern found at Bluffton, forty miles away, where just such a hole was found recently. THE WORDEN TRIAL. Interesting Evidence Brought Out Yesterday. Woodland, Cal., Oct. 24. Evidence in the Worden trial today brought out facts that the under-pinning of the trestle on which the train was wrecked was shattered by giant powder. G. H. Callinir, attorney from "Monte rey and member of the A. R. U., an nounced himself associate counsel for the defense. The prosecution Bub poenaed him as a witness and the judge was asked to exclude him from the room. After a long argument he was permitted to remain in the room but not participate in the proceedings. THE SAN JOAQUIN ROAD. Annual Meeting of California Traffic Association. The Great Object to Be Accomplish ed Is the Building of a Competing Line In the San Joaquin Valley. By the Associated Press. San Francisco, Oct. 24. The annual meeting of the traffic association of Cali fornia was held here this afternoon. President Upham declared the great object to be accomplished by the asso ciation was the building of a competing railroad up the San Joaquin valley. He said the committee was not meet ing with the success expected, but that the work should be continued and he believed success would be the result. Proclamation of Amnesty. Washington, Oct. 24. The etate de partment is advised that the Chilian government liae granted amnesty to all persons accused of political offences, prior to August 28, 1892. The effect of this amnesty is to pardon the adherents to Balmaceda on the day he was forced to resign. It does not extend to those who resisted the new government. Coin and Bullion. San Francisco, Oct. 24. Silver bars, per oz., GtygdiSZs ; Mexican dollars, 522'53. CAME UNAWARE. Like aThief Who Comes in the Night. That Is the Way of the Japanese War. Chinese Wholly Unprepared for the Clash of Arms. An American Officer Who Returns to This Country Gives Some Interesting Information. By the Associated Press. Victoria, B. C, Oct. 24. Major Richter, late of the Chinese army, ar rived on the Empress Japan. He was commissioned, by Li Hung Chang to inspect all troops of the reg ular militia and report on them and suggest reforms and improvements. He soon found it impossible to ac complish the work. , His reports to Li Hung Chang were garbled and cnt be fore they reached him and he could accomplish nothing. The war with Japan was never expected and when it came the Chinese were in a state of demoralization, poorly armed and gen erally disorganized. Large sums of money had been ex pended to increase the efficiency of the army, but they found their way into the pockets of the greedy officials. After leaving China, Richter 'spent a short time in Japan and, had a long conference with high Japanese officials at Hiro shima. When taxed with having given away valuable information, Richter laughed at the idea, saying he was un able to obtain information which be could give the Japanese. The Japanese had been preparing for war several years and had complete surveys of every port. , FOOL PLAY SUSPECTED. Disappearance of a Prominent Odd Fellow. The Treasurer of a California Lodge Mysteriously Leaves the Town. A Sober Industrious Man. By the Associated Press. Anahkim, Cal., Oct. 24. The friends I of A. D. Porter, treasurer of the Odd j Fellows lodee of this city, are greatly concerned about his. mysterious disap pearance. He left the lodge room Tuesday night since which time he has not been seen. Porter is a sober industrious man and friends are suspicion) of foul play. DID NOT GET THE GOLD. Highwaymen Shot Miner Beal, but His Wife Got Away With It. Butte, Mont., Oct. 24. Perry Beal, a well-known miner, was shot by a high wayman a few miles from town yester day and will probably die. Beal and hiB wife were en route from the mines in the German Guicb, eighteen miles from here, traveling in a wagon con taining $2,500 worth of gold dust. The highwayman emptied a load of buck shot into that. Mrs. Beal took the reins, whipped up the horses and es caped wit h the gold. A posse is in pur suit of the robber and a lynching is possible as Beal has many friends. HE WAS KIDNAPPED. Dr. Conklin Returns Home and Tells a Strange Story. Cabsopolis, Mich., Oct. 24. Dr. A. B. Conkian, returned home tonight. He sayB he was kidnapped the Tiight of September 2, by two negroes and dri ven all night to the house of some colored people, where he was kept in confinement one week'and then taken to some city unknown to him and turn ed over to two white men. After this he was carted around by night and confined in buildings by day, always under guard. His captors always wore maBks and he would be unable to recognize them. He was released Tues day night. Russia and France. Paris, Oct. 24. La Verite publiehed a statement upon reliable authority to the effect that a secret agreement ex ists between France and Russia as' to the terms upon which the two countries will take joint action in view of possi ble contingenciee. THE COMMISSION'S POWER. Mr. Roosevelt Settles the Question of Campaign Assessments. Washington, Oct- 24. Civil Service Commissioner Roosevelt returned from Pittsburg this morning. The facts that he ascertained regarding the assessment of public officers have already been published. Mr. Roosevelt says that his visit waB caused by the refusal of the Pittsburg officers to admit the inspector of the commission to make the investi gation, and Mr. Roosevelt demonstrated that the commission had full power to make the investigation. He will sub' mit a report to the commission next week. AFTER TWENTY YEARS He Returned With a Fortune to Wed His Sweetheart. Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 24. Robert Verch of Los Angeles, Cal., and Miss Mary Meyer, dauehter of Dr. William Meyer of No. 1124 Cass avenue, this city, were married here today. Nearly twenty years ago Mr. Verch sought the hand of Miss Meyer. He then lived in Cleveland and was a telegraph operator in the employ of the Big Four railroad. Because of the opposition of her parents Miss Meyer declined the offer, and ber lover went west. He engaged in the real estate business and accumulated a large fortune. A few months ago he renewed his offer, which wag accepted. WOMEN DEMOCRATS. The FlrstWoman's Democratic Club Formed In Colorado. Denver, Col., Oct. 24. The Colorado Women's Democratic club of which Mrs. Mary V. Macon is president and Mrs. Anna M. Cochran secretary, ia the first woman's club placed upon the National Association of Democratic clnbs. Chauncey F. Black, president, in a letter regarding the eligibility of women's clubs to membership, wrote: "We ought to be happy to welcome the women's clubs in every state and es pecially in those states where women vote." ' His Office Not Too Sacred. Chicago, Oct. 24. Father Gey, of St. Peter's Catholic church on Clark and Polk streets, ended early mass today by abruptly leaving the altar and, al though robed in his sacred vestments, collaring a bold thief in the main aisle. The thief, George Adams, an ex-convict, pretending to be a worshipper, had suddenly grabbed the pocket-boook of Mrs. Reis, aged seventy-six, and was making his escape, though held to by the old lady. The priest hearing Mrs. Reis scream, rushed from the altar and after a struggle over powered Adams and turned him over to a policeman. Unveiled. Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 24. The equestrian statue of General George B. McCIellan was unveiled at the city ball plaza this afternoon. . A NOTABLE WEDDING. Nuptialsof Mr. Zeckendorf and Miss Goldberg. A Social Event of Much More Than Ordinary Interest Last Night. The wedding of Mr. Hugo A. Zeck endorf of Tucson, and Miss Rebecca Goldberg of San Bernardino, was sol emnized last night at the residence of the brother of the bride, Mr. Aaron Goldberg, corner of Third and Adams Btreet. A profusion of palms and roses deco rated the walls and archways of the handsome dwelling and electric lamps gleamed amid the beautiful pro ducts of the garden. At 7 o'clock the bride, elegantly at tired, stood beside the groom under an arch of roses, and Chief Justice Baker performed the civil ceremony. The impressive re'igious rites of the Jewish church were enacted immediately after ward by S. H. Drachm an. The wedding reception began at 8 o'clock and was continued until mid night. A sumptuous banquet was served in honor of the event. The musical feature of the wedding and re ception was in charge of Professor Ar riola. ' The wedding guests were Mrs. H. Goldberg, Mr. and MrB. Aaron Gold berg, Mr. and Mrs. 3. H. Drachman of Tucson, Mr. and Mrs. L. Migel of San Bernardino, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Goldman, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Goldman, Mr. and Mrs. N. Ellis, Mr. and Mrs. B. Heyman, Chief Justice and Mrs. a. C. Baker, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hoadley, Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Hiller, Judge and Mrs. Ainsworth, Mr. and Mrs. E. Ganz, Mr. and Mrs. B. N. Pratt, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Budge Mr. and Mrs. M. Jacobs, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Bennitt, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nicholson. Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Czar nowski, Judge and Mrs. H. JJ. Alexan der, Mrs. T. W. Hine, Mrs. Luke, Mrs. H. H. Wharton, Misses Laura and Edith Jacobs, Miss Moorley, Miss Frankie Alexander, Miss Daisy Bennett, Messrs. E. G. Capo, of Tuc son ; Vic Hanny, Phil. Brennan, Selim Micbaelson, Major Stout, A. H. Har setter, H. Goodman, Ben Goldman and A. M. Franklin of Tempe. The groom is one of the leading busi ness men of Tucson and one of the most prominent young men of the ter ritory. The bride is the highly ac complished daughter of Mrs. H. Gold berg and sister of the Goldberg broth ers of this city. After a short visit with friends in Phcenix Mr. and Mrs. Zeckendorf will enjoy a brief wedding tour. They will reside at Tucson. IS TIRED OF IT. Smith on the Indian Territory Matter. Favors Abolishing Tribe Rule of the Country. Would Abrogate Treaties and Extend National Authority. A Territorial Form of Government With Power to Enforce the Laws Should Be Created. By the Associated Press. Washington, D. C, Oct. 24. Secre tary Smith being asked today what be should recommend to prevent perma nently lawlessness and the reign of terror now existing in the Indian terri tory, replied promptly: "Abrogate treaties, abolish tribal relatione, estab lish a territorial government and ex tend the jurisdiction of the United States over the whole territory." The secretary expressed the oninion that local self government of civilized tribes was a failure thus far, being: unable to enforce the laws passed by the legislature. BROKE HIS NECK. Sad Accident That Bafell Far mer Jas. Welch. He Jumps From His Wagon in the Dark and Breaks Hia Neck, Causing Death. By the Associated Prcfs. San Diego, Cal., Oct. 24. Jas. M. Welch, aged 66, a farmer living in. Santa Maria valley, lost bis life in a shockine manner last Friday night, , He lost his way in the darkness while driving home. Tb9.waeon cap sized. He leaped from the wairon and struck on his head, breaking bis neck. A Cure For Diphtheria. Paris, Oct. 24 A special committee of the academy of medicine have re ported favorably to the serum treat ment of diphtheria, which is univer sally known in France as the Ronx treatment. The report ascribes full credit also to Klebs, Loeffler, Yersin, Fraenkel, Behiing and Kitwato for their share in the discovery and de velopment of the remedy. It expresses the hope that the Pasteur Institute, where the serum is prepared, will be enabled to supplv ll France. The cumber of cures effected with the serum multiplies in France, Austria, Germany, Italy and other conn cries. ALL THE BOARD INDICTED. Iowa Pension Examiners Who Signed False Certificates. Des Moihes, Ia , Oct. 24. The federal grand jury la?t evening returned eight indictments against e.sth of the three members of t.-.e late board of pension examiners a; Carroll. The indicted physicians are: S. C. Dunkel, presi dent of the Firt National Bank of Car roll ; Dr. A. L. Wright of Carroll, at one time a member of the state board of health, and Dr. G. 8. Grockley of Car roll. Evidsnce wns presented to show that Wriglit and Dunkel would fill and sign blanks certifying to their presence and participation ia the medical ex amination of pension applicants, which ready-made certificates would be used by Dr. Grockley for any applicants be saw fit. Marshal Bradley went to Car roll to make the arrests last night. A DESPERATE WOMAN. She Drew a Revolver on a New Haven Police Sergeant. New Haven, Oct. 4. Mrs. Ella Case of 134 Bradley street, this afternoon made a desperate attempt to shoot Po lice Sergeant Bradley of station No. 2. The woman's house has been under bub- picion for some time, and this afternoon the sergeant called at the house to ar rest the woman. While she was pre paring to accompany him Mrs. CaBe drew a big revolver and would have used it but for the officer's alertness and agility. The woman will answer to a serious charge in the police court tomorrow morning. CABLE TO HAWAII, An English Agent Now There Look ing the Matter Up. San Francisco, Oct. 24. Advices by the Bteauier Australia from Honolulu, Bay on the last steamer from Victoria, a man named Sanford B. Fleming arrived in Honolulu, and since that time he has been in close communication with the government. It has recently become known that he ia here in the interest of the English government for the pur pose of seeing what concessions can be obtained from Hawaii in the event of a cable touching there.