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FOURTH YEAR. PHCENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 26, 1894. VOL. V. NO. 155. WILL BE FREE. Last of Salvador's Re fugees to Be Free. A Fatal Errqr in the Papers is Claimed. An Examination of the Rec ords Shows Some Doubt. The Department at Washington May Not Be Fully Advised of the Exact Facts In the Case. By the Associated Press. San Francisco, Oct. 28. A dispatch has been received here Irom Washing ton stating as a fact that Colonel Cien fuegoe, the Salvadorean refugee now awaiting final action on the proceeding for extradition, could not be returned to Salvador on account of fatal error in the proceedings. It is stated that Judge Morrow held Cienfuegos for attempted murder, while the charge on which Salvador sought hia extradition was actual murder. An investigation of the records of the court proves this statement to be errone ous. In one of the complaintB filed here Cienfuegos was jointly charged with Ezeta with the murder of Canas. These charges were dismissed by Judge Morrow, it being shown the killing was an incident to actual warfare. Cienfuegos was held for extradition on the charge of having attempted the murder of a merchant of Salvador in January last, several months before the beginning of actual hostilities. TEMPORARILY INSANE. A California Mystery Cleared Up Yesterday. The Disappearance of a Prominent Odd Fellow la Explained Left While Temporarily Insane. By the Associated Press. Anaheim, Cal., Oct. 25. A.D-. Porter, treasurer of the Odd Fellows lodge, who myeteriously disappeared on Tues day last, returned to bis home late laBt night. Porter ia suffering temporary aberra tion, the result of an accident some years ago. PIMA IS ALL RIGHT. The Republicans Enthusiastic For the Ticket. Judge Wright and Judge Klbbey Completely Answer the Charges Made By General Heney. Special to The Republican. Tucsox, Ariz., Oct. 25. An enthu siastic meeting of the voters of Pima county was held here tonight. The attendance was very large and a great audience listened with marked atten tion to the speeches of Judge Wright and Judge Kibbey. The speakers were frequently greeted with loud applause, and the charges of General Heney were completely re futed. Pima will give a majority for the whole Republican ticket. Eloped with a Preacher, Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 25. Membera of the Methodist, churches of thia city are excited over the elopement of Rev. Dr. S. Arthur Bingley and Mrs. Julia Wells, the middle-aged wife of John S. Wells, of the Rochester NurBery com pany, Besides the loss of his wife, Mr. Wells grieves over the loss of consider able money, which she took with her. Mr. and Mrs. Wells have always lived in this city. They were married thirty years ago this fall, and have two children. Mr. Weils is a well-known buainesa man. It has always been sup posed that his domestic life was of the happiest nature. He was a kind father and a loving husband, bo his neighbors say, and he provided a cozy home for his family, at 135 Flint street. Mrs. Wells was very devoted until she met Dr. Bingley. Last week Nurseryman Wells went away on a business' trip. When he returned today hia wife was missing, and the neighbors told him that she had gone away with the minis ter. Mr. Wells wae almost overcome by the news. His first thought was to follow them, but he changed his mind when he found that his wife had robbed him of $200. A few days before Rev. Bingley left the city he announced that he waa going to leefftre on missionary subjects in Clinton Springs, Elmira and Corning. He also had printed a new prospectus of his lecture, with the picture of a converted negro offering prayer on the front page. Key. Bingley also said that he would go to Chicago after leaving here. Lafayette's Grave Decorated. Paris, Oct. 19. More than 150 Americans assembled at the tomb of Lafayette, in Picous cemetery at 3 o'clock this afternoon to perform the annual ceremony ot placing an emblem upon the grave. Captain Nathan Ap pleton, of Boston, the delegate of the society of the Sons of the Revolution, delivered a brief address and deposited a bronze marker and tablet, the emblem of the sociaty, upon the grave. Captain Appleton recalled the part taken in the struggle for American independence by Lafayette, and M. Gaston de Lafeyette responded. Other members of the Lafayette family were present, as also were Lieutenant Pusy, Deputy Remusat, the Marqais de Champnan, Newton Euster, MiBses Martha and Florence Singer, ErastuB Mores, Miss Moras and many others. A BRAVE MAN. The Czar of Russia Not Afraid ' to Die. He Receives With Fortitude the An nouncement of His Physicians That He Cannot Recover. By the Associated Press. Beblin, Oct. 25. A St. Petersburg correspondent of the Cologne Gazette telegraphs that the czar received with courage the intimation from his physi cians that there was no hope of saving his life. The same correspondent adds that a few days later when he was feeling bet ter, his majesty remarked : "It is said that a man of my years should hate to die, though, personally, I do not cling over much to life. If God still deems my life of use to my country, he will make me well." It is reported here that the priyate marriage of the czarowitch to Princess Alix has been postponed for a short time and the ceremony of betrothal may take place Monday. No real change has taken place in the czar's condition today. FIGHTING CONTAGION. Smallpox Invades the Govern ,ment Office. Steps Taken to Stamp the Disease Out Many Persons Exposed to the Infection. By the Associated Prase. Washington, Oct. 25. An order has been issued by the interior department closing all rooms in which persons afflicted with smallpox worked. Th elatest victim of the contagion is Judge Marion Rucker, of South Caro lina, assistant attorney general for the interior department. He was removed to the pest house. The judge lived in a boarding house where thirty persons resided. Investigation shows that Judge Rucker became affected with the con tagion at his office where Mr. Conton, father of the infant who died of that disease, was employed in an official ca pacity. A HEAYY DAMAGE SDIT. The Judge Finally Knocks It Out. BrouEhtfor the Non-Fulf Illment of a Two and a Half Million Dol lar Contract. By the Associated Press. San Francisco, Oct. 25. Judge Slack today sustained the demurrer and tem porarily knocked out the big suit brought by Valentine Gadesden against A. D. Moore, president of the King's river lumber company. This suit was brought for $2,500,000 for the non-fulfillment of a contract to sell the lumber company property for $2,500,000 to a British syndicate. Two Thousand Volts. St. Louis, Oct. 25. Two thousand volts of electricity passed through the body of Earle E. Frauenthal, instantly killing him, in front of 1505 Franklin avenue, today. He received the eles tric shock while attempting to remove a broken live wire of the Laclede Elec trie Light company, which was dang ling near some children at play. Paul Reimholz, a friend of the deceased, was with him at the time and tried to save ilia life, receiving several ehockB him self while struggling to drag Frauen thal loose from the wire. Coin and Bullion. 8ak Francisco, Oct. 25. Silver bars, per oz., 6363j ; Mexican dollars, 5253. TO THE WALL. A Heavy "Capitalist Is Forced to Go Down. Attachments Aggregat ing $200,000. The Claims Mostly Held by a Bank of Denver. Isaac E. Blake, a Well Known Pacific Coast Investor, Is Unable to Meet His Obligations. By the Associated Press. San Francisco, Oct. 25. Three at tachments to enforce the settlement of claims aggregating $200,000 were levied here today against the property of Isaac E. Blake, the New York capitalist, well known in the west through his heavy investments in Denver, Salt Lake, San Francisco, Los Angeles and other cities. Blake has lately been mentioned as a leading spirit in the project to build a railroad from Salt Lake to Los Angeles. The principal claims assigned are five promissory notes executedduring the yearB 1892 and 1893 to the Union Na tional Bank of Denver. Result of An Old Feud. Willimaktic, Conn., Oct. 25. A mur derous encounter occurred early this morning in an all-night lnnch room be tween John Walsh and John Barry of this city. Both fought until they were exhausted. They'kicked and pounded each other viciously, and both their heads were badly cut. Walsh will lose an eye. The fight was the result of an old feud. Both men were arrested and released under bonds awaiting the re sult of their injuries. For Mayor of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, Cal., Oct. 25.--The Re publicans of this '!ty this afternoon nominated Frank Roder.for. mayor. RECKLESS OR WORSE. An Inopportune Fire Alarm Yesterday Afternoon. Engine and Hose Carts Dash Un necessarily Down a Crowded Street. While the fiesta parade was passing up Washington street yesterday after noon an incident occurred which aroused greater public indignation than has stirred Phoenix since the publica tion of the Hey wood letters last spring. A fire alarm was sounded and the steaming, smoking engine, followed by the clanging hose carts, dashed down Washington Btreet, crowded with the parade, vehicles of visitors and some 3,000 spectators. One woman was knocked down and rolled in the dust. That no fatalities attended the wild rush is more wonderful than that the wild rush Bhould have been made in the first place. The apparent cause of the alarm was a lot of burning brush at the corner of Seventh avenue and Washington Btreet. The zanjero had removed the brush from ditches and piled it up there to dry. It singularly happened that it got dry enough to burn at the precise moment the parade was on Washington street and then it was touched off. A great many people believe and say that the alarm was planned to disturb and break up the parade. This belief or suspicion is based in part on the knowledge that there had been a dis agreement between the fire department and the fiesta managers and in part up on what occurred after the alarm had been sounded. It is generally agreed that there should have been no alarm, and friends of the crews of the engine and hose carts say that they do not believe the boys would have turned out if they bad known that the alarm was unwarranted. That is, they would not have turned out for the mere purpose of breaking up the parade. The damaging circumstance against them ia that they chose Washington street for the run. They knew they were wanted in the western part of the city. They could reach their destina tion as well by running down JefferBon street. The horses' heads were turned in that direction and Jefferson street under any circumstances was the nat ural route. They knew also that Wash ington street at that particular time was crowded as it had seldom been be fore and that human life and limb would be imperiled by the run. There could not be urged the usual excuse that the department had a right to take the route which would enable it to reach the fire with the greatest expedi tion. It must have been obvious that a street thronged with pedestrians, a parade and a blockade of street cars offered no opportunity for an exhibi tion of speed. As has been before stated most peo ple who witnessed this incident Bay they believe that this run was planned with malicious intent and that it was therefore criminal since it involved fatal possibilities. Those who do not believe it was so planned do not deny that that it was accomplished with criminal recklessness. Than the volunteer fire depart ment of Phoenix there is not a better nor a more efficient in existence. It ia composed largely of the best and most responsible class of citizens who would disavow a criminal, a mean or a "smart" act. All or even a considerable part of the department is not to be held responsible for what occurred yesterday but some part of the department is responsible either for maliciousness or unwarranted reckless ness and those whose duty it is to do bo should order an investigation. HE WAS COOL. A Thief, Confidence Man and Gambler Jailed. W. H. Ferguson Deserves a Brass Medal and a Term in the Peniten tiary for Adroitness. W. H. Ferguson, sneakthief, gam bler and all ronnd confidence man, is in the county jail. His latest display of talent was at the Gregory honse yes terday morning. The performance was brilliant, but luck was against him. When Miss Berths Lichtenstein, the well known violinist, entered her room after a half hour's absence she was con fronted by a well dressed and fresh mannered stranger. "What are you doing here 7" asked Mies Lichtenstein when she had re covered from her first suspense. "Ah, I beg your pardon," replied the stranger, "I was only jesting ; you see I thought this was a chambermaid's room," and putting his hand into his pocket produced $4.50 in silver and handed it to Miss Lichtenstein. It had been taken from her puree, which was lying on a dresser. "Let me see," said the stranger, "I believe I gave you $4.50 ; I took only $4, so that I've given you 50 cents too much," and Miss Lich tenstein corrected his oversight by re turning him 50 cents. He again apolo gized for his embarrassing jesting and passed into bis own room farther down the corridor. A few minutes later Miss Lichten stein discovered her trunk had been unlocked and that an expensive gold watch had been taken. She went down stairs and reported the loss to Mr. Gregory. Just then Ferguson, the Btranger, came down the stairway and Miss Lichtenstein said "That's the man." Ferguson made no reply but went out of the rear door and Mr. Gregory watched him go into the water closet and come out. He assed him what he had been do ing in Miss Lichtenstein's room. Fer guson denied that he had been there and being taken before her maintained his denial. An officer was sent for but before hia arrival Ferguson went to Miss Lichten stein and told her the watch wonld be returned to her if she would make no trouble for him. In the meantime Mr. Gregory caused the water closet to be searched and the watch was found and returned to the owner. Constable Bay ley who had arrived arrested Ferguson. He was taken before Justice Kincaid and his hearing took place in the after noon and it was then that his greatest ability as a crook was made manifest. He seemed quite at home. His smile was one of confidence rather than bravado. As Miss Lichtenstein took her seat to testify against him he bestowed upon her a smile of re cognition and her answering smile seemed to indicate that the whole thing was an Unpleasant joke. MiBS Lichtenstein proved to be an unwilling witness. She could not Bwear with exact positiveness that Ferguson was the man in her room. Neither could she exactly remember that he had offered to return tbe watch if she would not prosecute him and when the assist ant prosecuting attorney Mr. Moriarty attempted to lead her.there occurred the unusual episode of a defendant in a criminal action attempting to protect the prosecuting witness from the per tinacity of the attorney for the pro secution. The prisoner's objections were overruled and the witness was forced to admit that Ferguson was the man and that he had sought to have a felony compounded. The hearing re sulted in the holding of the prisoner to the grand jury. He made a state ment in which he flatly denied that he had been in the witness room. He said that he was a railroad man by oc cupation and had come from that in definite locality known as the north west. Ferguson came to the Gregory house two weekB ago and registered from Ogden, Utah. He ht.d no apparent oc cupation but frequented gambling tables and occasionally played at craps. He usually played high. It is said that one night he won $300 and he said he made a winning of $100 on Thursday night. When he was searched there was found in his pockets only the fifty cent piece returned to him by Miss Lichtenstein. Ferguson claims to be I a memberof two leading Becret societies. A TRAGEDY. A Shooting Affair at Walnut Grove. Henry McKeown is Kill ed by a Cowboy. The Murdered Man a Promi nent Citizen. The Assassin is Homer Campbell. No Particulars of the Tra gedy Recleved. By the Associated Press. Phescott, Ariz., Oct. 25. Henry McKeown, a prominent citizen of Wal nut Grove, thirty miles from here was shot and killed last night by Homer Campbell, a young cowboy. Particulars of the tragedy have not yet been learned. , i COL. FITCH'S SISTER. Death of Mrs. FrederlcK Shickle at St. Louis. The following iB clipped from a St. Louis paper. The deceased was a siBter of Col. Thomas Fitch of this city : "The death of Mrs. Frederick Shickle, widow of the late Frederick Shickle, Esq., of the Shickle, Harrison & Howard Iron Works, casts a gloom over a large circle of friends and acquaintances. For many years Mrs. Shickle has held a foremost place among tbe leading amateur musicians of St. Louis, and all artists of note in the musical world vis iting our city have found in her a most appreciative, generous patron. Her fine voice, combined with a Tare ability in rendering the composers' best works a joy to listen to, made her an acquisition in the highest social circles at home and abroad, and all who have had the pleasure of listening to her ex quisite touch of the piano will not soon forget her high art in this especial gift. The generous heart of Caroline Shickle has kept hunger and want from many a door, hers always being open in the spirit of true charity to the needy, who never asked in vain, and the recipients of her goodness with her helping band will mourn a true woman and loving friend. Since the 22nd of August Mrs. Shickle has been seriously ill, and nothing which tender, loving heartB could do to alleviate her sufferings has been left nndone. But her physical strength yielded at last, her spirit taking its flight yesterday, rejoicing to be free and do, as she said she would, 'Sing with all her might and help others lo sing with the angete.' " THE CITY SUED. E. H. Winters Brings the Sign cost Matter Into Court. Suit was began in district court ves terday by E. H. Winters against the city council of Phoenix and Marshal Molloy. This suit grows out of tbe dif ferences between Mr. Winters and the city council concerning the street sign pest franchise into po.-stssion of which Mr. Winters came by purchase from the original grantee R. L. Long. Last June the council modified the franchise and provided that no other sign posts than those already in position ebould be erected. The plaintiff proceeded to erect others and his workmen were ar rested on a charge of obstructing the streets. They were convicted in police court, a nominal fine of $1 was assessed and the case was appealed. The petition in the present case re cites the conditions under which the plaintiff came into possession of the franchise, his compliance wtth its terms and the interference by the city council. Damages in the sum of $10,000 are prayed for and an injunction restraining the marshal and council from farther interference is sought. A DISTINGUISHED VISITOR. One of the Owners of the Mammoth Mine. Lieut. Henry McCrea of Washineton, D. C, and hia father-in-law, H. S. Higgina, of Denver, interested in the Mammoth mine, came over from Gold field yesterday afternoon, accompanied by Mr. C. L. Hall. They had spent two days at the mining camp and they left laBt night for the east after a short, but pleasant, visit with Hon. James A. Fleming. Lieut. McCrea is connected with the United StateB navy as chief of the ordnance department, stationed at Washington. Though yet a com paratively young man he is regarded as one of the ablest officers in the service. He commanded the vessel in which Gen. Grant made his memorable trip around the world. He and Mr. Hig gins became associated with Messrs. Hall and Sullivan when the Mammoth was purchased two years ago. , Going Back to Washington. New York, Oct. 25. President Cleve land and family left Jersey City for Washington this afternoon.