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REPUBLICAN. FIFTH YEAR. PHCENIX, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 2, 1895. VOL. V. NO. 238. AWFUL DETAILS. More Light on the Mexi can Train Disaster. More Than 100 Persons Were Killed. Arm's, Heads and Legs Lay in Ghastly Confusion. Under the Stringent Mexican Law the Surviving Trainmen Are Under Arrest. By the Associated Press. City of Mexico, (via Galveston) March 1. It is new known that 200 people were killed and injured in the terrible wreck on the Inter-Oceanic railroad yesterday. It is impossible as yet to say how many of this number are dead as the wreck has not yet all been cleared away and reports are con flicting. It is feared, however, that over 100 are dead. The train was an excursion carrying nearly 1,200 passengers returning from a pilgrimage annually made to the Bacred mountain shrine near Pedri Blancha. There is a sharp curve and at this point, from sjme reason as yet not definitely learned, five coaches jumped the track and went down the side of the mountain. Three of them were smashed completely into kindling wood. As 'soon as word .was received in this city a relief train was sent out, a wrecking force aboard, and the work of rescuing the wounded and taking out the dead was begun and has been progressing ever since as fast as pos bible. The wounded were brought to this city. President Diaz has ordered the mili tary and hospital wards to care for all survivors, (i n. D. Artne who has re turned from the scene, says he saw fourteen deal b)dies taken from one car. The bjdies were mingled in a shockini mini)r; Some of thum were in fragments and limos, heads and bodies were mixed up in such a manner as to make identification almost impos sible. The scene about the wreck was most sickening as well as sorrowful. Relations are searching for m ssing members of their families and women and children who had lost husbands and fathers were crying and moaning in a heartrending manner. Farther details from the scene are ex pected later this'evening, but the tula graph service is unsatisfactory. The most careful inquiry of the railroad people indicates -that there were no Americans on the train, the passengers so far as learned being natives. The train crew are not Americans and in ac cordance with the Mexican custom all who were not killed will be arrested. The Mexican law places the responsi bility on train men for such affairs and is stringent. HANGED TWICE. Horrifying Incident on a Geor gia Scaffold. A Negro Murderer Suffers Two Deaths on Account of a Defective Rope. By the Associated Press. Atlanta; Ga., March 1. Joe Dean Black, a negro who murdered A. B. Leah, a well-to do farmer of Campbell, for his money, and afterwards con fessed to the crime, was hanged in Fairburn today. By order of the court the execution was to "be private, but a crowd of 5.0J0 excited people that had assembled tore down a high fence around the gallows and made a break and made it public. The wretched man had to be hanged twice. The first time the rope broke. Like a dead man he was taken back on the scaffold and again swung off. In the meantime his hands had become untied and in his frantic contortions be disrobed himself. The drop fell at 11 :55 and eleven minutes later he died. Daring the morning Dean in response to his earnest entreaties was allowed to make a speech from the court house steps. He described his murder of the old mas and said his love of money and ignorance and the devil had done it. The Remenyi Concert. ' Of the Eemenyi concert, which will given here on next Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon, the Chicago News says : No concert that has been held in Central Music Hall in many weeks has been the occasion of such enthusiasm as was displayed last night at the first appearance here after a lanse of yearB of Mr. Edouard Remenyi. The audience was large and mainly composed of musicians and music lovers. When Mr. Remenyi appeared on the stage he was greeted enthusi astically and every number brought a demand for an encore. At the close of the Godard concerto, with which he opened the evening, and after the playing of a characteristic arrangement of the "Dead March" in "Saul," the violinist was repeatedly recalled with plaudits and "bravos," a circumstance rare at any Chicago concert. Chicago News. A WRECKED SCHOONER. Her Entire Crew of Five Men Safely Rescued. San Diego, Cal., March 1. The echooner, Anna Matilda, was wrecked off Elida Island, 320 miles south of San Diego, some days ago and is a total loss. Her crew of five men were rescued by the schooner Lou and are now on their wav to San Diego. The schooner sailed four weeks ago for the Lover California coast for a cargo of guano. THE CELEBRATION. An Address by the Citizens' Committee. The Contract Awarded and the m Work of Decoration Will Begin Today. Day by day the details of the grand celebration in honor of the north and south road are being arranged. A mis apprehension seems to exiet concerning the persons in control, and many be lieve that the chamber of commerce has the management of the grand event. The labor however is divided among the citv council and chamber of commerce of Phoenix, the Tern pe board of trade, and the county board of supervisors whose representatives are respectively, Mayor Monihan, President E. F. Kell ner, Dr. S. O. Heineman and W. M. Standage, with Dr. L. H. Goodrich, who has been chosen chairman. The committee last night issued the following address : Tne celebration committee respect fully request the merchants of the city to close on the day of the celebration, due notice of the exact date of which will be given as soon as it can be de termined, in order to enable all mem bers of the fire department and militia to accept an invitation to take part in the parade. Signed: L.H.Goodrich, chairman; E. F. Kellner, J. D. Monihon, Win. Standage, S. C. Heineman, of the com mittee. The contract for decorating the city wus let yesterday to Rose & McLaugh lin for $535. They will begin the work today. It will take abont ten days to complete the decoration. STOLE A BURRO. Thirteen-Year-Old Adolph Brumley Heard From Again. Several weeks ago Justice Smith of Tempe sentenced Adolph Brumley, a 13 year-old boy who had been convicted in his court of a wholesale theft of bag gy robes and whips, to 180 days in the county jail. At that time The Repub lican, in a fit of mistaken charity, was inclined to censure the justice for the extraordinary sentence. The fact is though Justice Smith was rather easy on the lad. He was released from jail ou a writ of habeas corpus and day be fore yesterday induced the 8 year-old son of Hazel Keyea, the aeronaut, to assist him in the theft of a burro. They then ran away and young Keyee' mother was in despair. Both boys were' ar rested near Tempe yesterday while try ing to sell the burro. Young KeyeB was sent back to the city, but Brumley was placed on trial for stealing. AFTER THE STRIKERS. A Brooklyn Grand Jury Is Hard at Work. Brooklyn, N. Y., March 1. The federal grand jury handed down twenty five indictments in the court of sessions today against persons who in various ways interfered with or obstructed the trolley cars during the recent strike. The indicted persons pleaded not guilty. The grand jury will make prestment tomorrow. Coin and Bullion. San Francisco, March ,1. Silver bars, per oz., 6036Q4 ; Mexican dollars. 4849. Fought a Draw. Boston, March 1. The Smith-Wol-cott fight was decided a draw in the fif teenth round. Famous for Its Canoes. Tilghman's island, a part of Talbot county, Md., and connected with the mainland by a bridge, is famous in the Chesapeake region for its canoes. The island is alxmt three square miles in area, and is densely populated by a hardy race of eastern shore men, who pain their living in the waters of the bay. When ice or the laws of Mary land interfere with their ordinary pur suits, the Tilghman's islanders build canoes, and do it admirably well. The true Chesapeake canoe is still a dug-out. Sometimes two or three logs are hol lowed for the purpose and joined to gether. The result is a remarkably stanch boat, good in all waters, and al most indestructible. LEGISLATURE. The Papago County Bill Is Defeated. Proposed Extension of the 400-Yard Limit So as to Embrace and Purify the Surrounding Country. Several Bills Pass and Many Others Are Introduced Into Both Houses. If Mr. Davis' amendment to Mr. Samaniego's bill agreed to in the coun cil yesterday should be concurred in by the house the social evil question in Arizona would be greatly simplified and the fallen women would be driven out into the desert along with the Gila monsters, the rattle snakes and other undeeirable things and reptiles. The bill in the first place is an amendment of a law enacted two years ago estab lishing a 400 yard limit of purity around public school buildings. Under the present bill private and parochial schools are similarly protected and under the council amendment houses of prostitution are removed 2,000 yards, a mile and 'a quarter from railroad depots. Should the bilj with the amendment become a lawl "block 41," is nowhere and would vanish with the unctuous blessing of a large majority of the respectable sentiment of the city. - The Papago county bill met its Water loo in the house. The victory was not overwhelming but sufficiently decisive. As had been predicted by The Repub lican the bill remodeling election practices, had easy sailing. Every legislator had painful personal and ex pensive experience of the corrupt and wide open methods whicH. made tun office, if not worth the'oeking, cer tainly not worth the cost. Not a dis senting vote was cast in the housa. The Normal school is in danger or rather in prospect of removal. The threatened attempt to remove it to Tucson and make it an adjunct of the University was begun yesterday in the assembly. Several bills more or less important were introduced into both houses. The Council. In the council yesterday morning Mr. Packard nave notice of early introduc tion of a bill to provide for the taxation of dogs. Mr. Babbitt gave notice of introduc tion of a bill to repeal that section of the statute making the territorial au ditor ex-officio bank examiner'. Council bill No. 28, by Mr. Nugent, relating to the appointment of official court stenographers, was passed, Mr. Dunlap only being opposed and Mr. As pin wall absent. Council bill No. 46, relating to con tempt of court, was passed by the fol lowing vote: Ayes, Babbitt, Edwards, Jones, Lake and Scott; nays, Aspin wall, Davis, Dunlap, Kemp and Doran. Absent, Nugent. Council bill No. 18, by Mr. Packard, relating to the slaughtering of cattle, was referred for consideration to the committee of the whole. Council bill No. 35, by Mr. Lake, tor bidding the use of the burning iron in branding cattle, was reported back that it do not pass, but was neverthe less ordered engrossed and to have a third reading. House biU No. 33, by Mr. Bernard, protecting Oie interests of livestock producers, was referred for considera tion in committee of the whole Monday afternoon next. House bill No. 37by Mr. Samaniego, was received forbidding the establish ment of a house of prostitution within 400 yards of any public, private or parochial school. Mr. Davis offered an amendment as follows: "or within 2,000 yards of any railway depot." It was adopted and incorporated into the bill, which was referred to the commit tee on counties and county boundaries. On motion of Mr. Aspinwall the vote bv which bouse bill No. 48, by Mr. Crosby, relating to eminent domain, was reconsidered. The return of the bill was asked from the house. It waa returned as requested and was made a special order for consideration by the committee of the whole next Tuesday afternoon. At the afternoon session council bill No. 60 waa introduced bv Mr. Davis relating to damages committed by stock. Council bill No. 61 was introduced by Mr. Dunlap relating to the powers of the territorial school superintendent. The report of the conference commit tee upon house concurrent resolution No. 11, relating to the printing of the health officer's report, was that the form of the resolution should be "joint" for the sake of absolute legality as suggested by the council. House bill No. 64, forbidding the presence of females in places where liquor is sold, was passed by the follow ing vote: Ayes Aspinwall, Dunlap, Edwards, Kemp, Packard and Doran; nays Babbitt, Davis, Lake, Nugent and Scott ; absent Jones. Upon motion of Mr. Edwards, the vote by which house bill No. 54 was passed, was reconsidered and it was re committed to the judiciary committee. House concurrent resolution No. 14, by Mr. Martin, relating to payment for the printing of the reports of the terri torial officers, was read and referred to the printing committee. House bill No. 43, by Mr. Hinton, re lating to volunteer firemen, was carried throueh three readings and passed, Mr. Babbitt alone being opposed and Messrs. ABpinwall and Jones absent. Adjournment was taken nntil Mon day morning. The House. When the house convened yesterday the speaker announced that he had signed houss bill No. 21, an act regu lating the price of territorial and county printing. Mr. Bernard presented a memorial to congress for the relief of Michael Mc Kenna, alias David Dunton, resting under a charge of deserting from the United States armv. The following committee reports were submitted : Judiciary committee: House bill No. 103, to reduce the expenses of the territory and regulate the payment of territorial officials, favorably; house bill No. 104, to repeal par. 2485, revised statutes, unfavorably; house bill No. 102, providing for the entry of judgment on bonds and notes, unfavorably ; house bill No. 97, to prohibit persona from unlawfully wearing the badges of any secret society, favorably ; house bill No. 98, to prohibit public officials from accepting railway passes, favorably; house bill No. 77, changing the judicial districts, without recommendation. The biennial renort of the territorial auditor was reported without recommendation. Committee on territorial affairs, house bill No. 95, to prevent gaming, unfavorably, Mr. "Marshall dipsenting. House bill No. 92, for the creation of a territorial board of immigration, un favorably. Committee on public buildings and grounds, house bill No. 105, providing tor the erection of a dormitory at the university, favorably as amended. Mr. Martin introduced house concur rent resolution No. 14, with reference to the printing of the biennial reports in which it was stated that it had been done on the recommendation of the governor and that the reports thus placed in the hands of the members at the beginning of the session instead of at its close, had been an advantageous departure from a previous custom. The resolution directed the chairmen of the appropriation and printing com mittees of both houses to confer with the persons who had done the printing, ascertain its cost and report to the lower house a bill for passage authoriz ing payment at a price not to exceed the price paid by the Seventeenth legis lature. The resolution was adopted. The following new bills were intro duced : By the speaker, a bill changing the tenure of office of municipal officers. By Mr. Skinner, a hill to amend para graphs 2421, 2422, 2427, 2435 and 2436 of the revised statutes. By Mr. Hunt, a bill to regulate the running of locomotive engines. By Mr. Martin, an act to amend paragraph 617 and act 66 of the revised statutes. By Mr. Gaddis, a bill to remove the territorial normal school to Tucson and make it an adjunct of the university. By Mr. Martin, at the request of -Mr. Brown, an act to encourage the con struction of dams and reservoirs. A message was received from the council announcing tne passage of council bill No. 28, for the appointment of official stenographers and council bill No. 46, relating to contempt. The council also requested, and the request was granted, the return of house bill No. 48, for further considera tion. Then followed the final passage of bills. House bill No. 19, relating to oflenses against the elective franchise, was passed by a vote of all the mem bers present. House bill No. 43, for the encourage ment of volunteer fire companies, was passed. Ayes, 18; nays, 5. House bill No. 69, a substitute for house bill No. 38, exempting mining claims and ores from taxation, was lost. Ayes, 10; nays, 13. House bill No. 3, for the creation of Papago county, lost. Ayes, 10: navs, 12. Council bill No. 41, providing for territorial defense, was passed by a vote of 15 to 8. House bill No. 75, indefinitely post poned. Ayes, 12; nays, 11. The vote by which house bili No. 69 was lost was reconsidered. This is an act exempting from taxation un patented mining claims and ores on the dump. The bill was again pat on its passage and was carried. Ayes, 17; nays, 6. The speaker announced that he had signed council bill No. 30. Council bill No. 26, transferring the authority to sign diplomas of graduates of the normal school, from the secre tary of the territory to the governor, and which had been passed, was brought up for reconsideration. After a somewhat extended debate it was atain put on its passage and was car ried by ayes 19, nays 4. By permission Mr. Wright introduced house bill No. 115, for the appointment of a territorial quarantine and health officer. Mr. Wright also introduced a resolution which waa adopted, provid ing for three daily sessions of the assembly during the remaining days of the legislature, at 10 a. va'. ard at 2 and 7 p. m. and that any ..adjournment . would be nnderEtood to be to the next hour named. .. . The res' of the afternoon session was spent in the whole committee. Capitol Notes. The elections bill of Mr. Wildman has passed both houses and gone to the governor. The bill of Mr. Samaniego forbids ttie existence of a house of prostitution ' within 400 yards of a public, private or parochial school. The rapidity with which the council returned the bill relating to volunteer foremen passed must have pleat d Mi. Hinton, by whom it was introduced. Jt was the quickest job yet done by a swift council. The bill passed yesterday relating to compensation of official court stenog raphers provides that o&yinent shall (je at the discretion of the court, but that no stenographer shall receive more than $10 for a single day's labor. If Mr. Aspinwall shall be successful with his Navajo county bill, and i looks now as if he would, he will cele brate the .event in a Btyle that will leave the Los Angeles trip, and even the railroad jubilee away in the shade. Speaker Carpenter's bill, which has reached the council, requires that ter ritorial, county and Drecinct officers be able to read and write. It is directed against sach justices of the peace as Judge Edwards spoke of who have- to hire their records kept by secretaries. 1 An excellent bill is that passed bv the council relating to contempt. i provides that no judge shall try a case in which he is the presumed object of the contempt and that trial may be had by jury when desired. It was drawn py Judge Barnes and is both compreher eive and explicit. There is a great difference of opinion held by cattlemen as to the merits 67 Mf . Lake's bill, forbidding the nse of ' the running iron in branding. By little talk Mr. Lake saved it yesterday after having been reported adversely. It is said to be directed against illicit i branding and to be earnestly favored by some of the leading cattlemen of the territory. ...-.-,.?'-- Attorney Selim Franklin, oiie of the University regents, is doing a little lobbying for that institution. When the matter of needing that $5, COO for a new dormitory is mentioned, the Uni versity is badly cramped snd needs it. When the ,subjct of annexing the Normal school is broached : there .is ample room for all who may'; w;sh to come. The last legislature offered $3,000 for the first arttsian well.' J, A. M'-Rae of Cochise struck a flow February 19, 1894. He has now 100,000 gallons a day from three wells, all at a depth of about 370 feet. The Cochise board of supervisors have been unable to pay the reward on account of the limitations of the Har rison act. Councilman Packard will make it his , business to see that the legislature has an opportunity of r-. warding such successful enterprise as Mr. McRae has shown. f PERSONAL,, Chief Clerk Chas. Hoff left for Tuo eon last night. S. P. Behan is a visitor in the city for a few days. S. M. Franklin was a passenger on last night's train for Tueson. Job. C. Perry and wife were among the passengers on last night's train for Tucson. Herbert Drachman returned to Tao son last night to spsna a few davs with his parents. R. C. Brown took advantage of the adjournment till Monday and went to Tucson last night. Judge Wells Hendershott, of the Hudson Reservoir and Canal company, has returned from his trip east. H. C. Boone will leaye tomorrow morning on an extensive trip through, the northern part of the territory. Mr. and Mrs. H. Ross, of 'Mentone, Cal., will arrive in the city this morn ing and will be at the' Sixth' Avenue hotel for a few days. Chas. Edwards left last night Tor Yuma to take his position as guard in the penitentiary, to which placs he received an appointment a few days ago. Col. C. P. Sykes arrived ' in the city from Calabasas . yesterday morning. He leaves soon for his large litho graphic ' quarries situated north of Phoenix. W. S. Soeir, traveling agent for the Rambler Bicycle company, expects to leave for the coast Sunday night. Mr. Speir has Bold a large numbsr of wheels since his arrival in the city two weeks ago. Ed Branch has disposedtsf a half in terest in the Parlor cigar--store to A4- bert Ellis, who will conduct the busi ness. Mr. Ellis came to Phoenix abont two months ago from North Carolina and is so well pleased with the city that he has decided to locate. At McKeiligon's you can get the finest hand-made Sour Mash, Bourbon and Pennsylvania rye whiskies. No. 21, East Washington street. v . For sale Forced to sell to meet mort gage 150x140 east front, not far from Sixth Avenue hotel, for $1,160 cash, worth $1,650 easy. Call at once on Kirkland & Strong.