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FIFTH YEAR. PHffiNlfclZQf WDENESDAY MORNING, MARCH 20, 1895. VOL. V. NO. 253. We Set the Pace And Lead the Race. Imitators Follow along At Break-Neck Pace, : We're Not Doctors But we can keep 3rour poeketbook from having the grip. Our Clearance Sale Prices Are giving satisfaction and MUST have room for our new good, And We Will Make It. 'Always Remember Oar Free GOLDBERG BROS.' CLOTHING PEACE IN SIGHT. China and Japan Have Already Agreed On General Terms of a Settlement. Li Hung Chang at Tokio Armed With Full Authoriy. For the First Time the Great Chl . nese Prime Minister Passes Out of the Kingdom. By the Associated Prass. Washington, March 19. Li Hung Chang's arrival in Japan is regarded in official circles as one of the most eig nificant events of recent days. It is the first time in his life be has set foot off of Chinese soil. The general terms of the peace are already understood and all that remains is to arrange the details within certain specified limits. The general terms of Li's authority,' which were brought about by the efforts of United States Ministers, Denby in China and Dunn in Tokio, are to cede territory, pay a cash indemnity, grant the independence of Corea and arrange a new treaty rela tion with Japan by which Japanese extra territorial jurisdiction in China will be maintained. The amount of the indemnity is not yet fixed nor is the kind of metal it is to be paid in agreed upon. The bound aries of the ceded territories are also yet to be arranged. Japan has great confidence in Li's ability to see that China carries out an agreement and his promise of a settlement will probably pave the way to a speedy cessation of the war. Eeporti that Russia will intervene to stop the agreement are known te be misleading. From positive information received here, the same ia believed to be true ot France. FITZ IS ALL RIGHT. The Story of His Failing: Condition Denied. Indianapolis, March 19. Regarding the statement of Capt. Glori, made at Newark, New Jersey, that Bob Fitzsimmons was afflicted with paresis and that his physicial condition would make him an easy victim for Corbett, Martin Julian, Fitzsimmons' 2 still continues. We Labor Office. STORE. brother-in-law, said today that Glori'e statement was untrue. J) itz is in robust condition and he is at a Iobs to know why Glori should persist in making such statements. THE ALLIANGA AFFAIR. Spain Will Claim a Precedent For the Outrage. A Careful Investigation of the Cargo of the American Vessel Is Proceeding. By the Associated Press. Washington, March 19. A careful investigation is proceeding as to the cargo shipped by the Allianca at Colon, allegations that arms were taken aboard under cover of darkness having been made. A communication from Cuba states that the Conde de Vena dito was a Spanish war ship which firad on the Allianca. Advices said the latter ship was flying the British flag. There is no further doubt as to the receipt by Secretary Gresham of a re ply from Spain to his demand. One part of Spain's answer may consist in calling attention that in November last a number of Spanish Cubans were fish ing in the Gulf of Mexico when they were fired upon by a United StateB revenue cutter. The firing is alleged to have occurred twelve miles from land. Spain has not thus far made a protest, bat may do so now that the United States has protested in the Allianca matter. The Caotaln's Story. New York, March 19. Captain Cross man of the Allianca, has sworn to an af fidavit that the only flag used to salute the Spanish gunboat on the eighth inst. was the national flae of America and no British ensign. Officers of the vessel have signed similar affidavits which will be forwarded to Washington. MINNIE POWERS MARRIED. The Louvre the Scene of Protracted Activity. ' The Louvre was a scene of festivity and joy yesterday and last night. Its proprietress, Minnie Powers, had forsaken the ascetism of single life and imaginary wedding bells were pealing. The groom is a stranger named Rogers who had arrived from Los Angeles only yesterday morning. After the marriage there was the usual marriage feast followed by dan cing. The festivities were prolonged until in the nitht. Nothing was too good ior the guests or subsequent visitors. WARM COLLARS. : - I Hot Time in $Ve House Last Night. i ' The Prison Removal Bill Caught in the Door After a Safe and E,asy Voyage Through the Council. Its Release Is Possible, but it Will Take a Two-Thirds Vote to """ Effect It. If a stranger had visited either house of the legislature yesterday he conld have seen that the session was near its close. There was a hurry and bustle which almost amounted to excitement, lu the house there was a slight modifl cation of the rules in the matter of the routine of bills in which order was sac rificed to speed, and speed was never at a higher premium than sow. There is a growing tendency to a summary and unfavorable disposition, of bills by in definite postponement.- The most marked incident of yester day was the passage of the prison re moval bill in the council. There was a flurry among the friends of Yuma in the house and a presence of a delegation of workers from Prescott all .wearing facial expreasions of confidence, which wero subsequently toned down. The passage of the immigration board bill by the council was expected last night. The opposition of the measure, however, rallied and secured its recom mitment. All the interest of a busy day in the house culminated in its last transaction. At the close of the evening session the prison removal bill was called up by Dr. Wright. It was necessary to put the bill on its way in order that it might reach a third reading before final adjournment. There was evident ly a majority for it but well directed filibustering set in. Motions to adjourn alternated with calls for the bill and other motions calculatei'to put it on its way. The fight lasted a quarter of an hour, when the speaker ruled the friends of the bill out of order and an adjournment was effected. Members were wild and accusations of sharp practice were uttered against the speak er He stood on his ruling though, and the prison will remain at Yuma unlets the friends of Prescott can muster a a two-thirds vote ia the house today, this was the most exciting incident thu 3 far in either house. The Council.. In the council yesterday house bill No. 69, exempting mines and bullion from taxation, was taken up. It was declared to be useless legislation by Mr. Scott althouan Mr. Jones spoke in its favor. The bill was defeated, Messrs. Jones and Davis voting aye. Council bill No. 64, removing the prison, was taken up. Mr. Doran took the floor in support, proclaiming it the most important question before the legislature, and expressing the hope that the members would vote wisely and thoughtfully. Mr. Edwards op posed removal on the grounds that the time was not ripe, as the territory waB in no condition to undertake the ex pense. . Mr. Babbitt favored Prescott because the prison labor could then be utalized. Mr. Jones, in a few clear sentenced, called attention to the quar ries of Scotch granite, alone worth more than all the territorial buildings at Yuma, of sandstone, onyx and litho graph stone which would become the property of the territory in the event of removal. Mr. Nugent replied that they had quarries of stone also at Yuma some ten miles from the prison. Mr. Scott Bpoke of the canagria which might be cultivated profitably in the prison farm by the prison labor, and expressed himself as being materially opposed to the hard-working miners of the region around Prescott being brought into competition with the labor of convict miners and quarry-men. The bill passed by the following vote: Aves, Aspinwall, Babbitt, Davie, Jones, Lake, Packard and Doran ; nays, Dan lap, Edwards, Kemp, Nugent and Scott. Mr. Nugent changed his vote in order to move reconsideration. Mr. Babbitt moved reconsideration immediately, which was lost by a tie vote, Mr. Doran voting with the Yuma people. Council bill No. 86, to create Grant county was considered next. Mr. Chenoweth was permitted to address the council in an eloquent speech. Mr. Scott questioned Mr. Chenoweth closely and was met at every point with ready replies. The bill was lost by a tie vote. Mr. Chenoweth had hoped that Mr. Lake would be with him but the Mohave statesman voted with Messrs. Kemp, Nugent, Packard, Scott and Doran in opposition. House bill No. 96, relating to highway laws, was opposed by Judge Edwards who did not think a boy on a bicycle meeting him on the road should have the same privileges and rights of way as the leading lawyer of Gila county, for instance, seated behind a pa'r oi sparkling blacks. Mr. Lake favored the.bill as it would keep certain un reasonable Mexicans of his acquaint- ance from irsisting on more than a fair share of the roadway. Mr. Babbitt voted with Mr. Lake in favor of the bill, only these two. Six members were opposed and four absent. Mr. Carpenter's house bill No. 116, relating to signs leading to water, was passed. House bill No. 103, regulating mileage was lost, receiving but two votes. Council bill No. 70, relating to reser voirs, artesian wells and private water springe, and compelling the owner of a private water .way to maintain it in order to hold it, was passed, all present voting aye, Mr. Packard absent. Council bill No. 59, compelling rail roads to fence their lines or else pay for stock killed, was the subject ot some debate. Mr. Lake spoke in opposition, saying the railroad companies in his county were in the habit of treating the Btockmen fairly when animals were killed. Other members BDoke in oppo sition and the bill was defeated, Mr. Babbitt alone voting aye. Council bill No. 72, requiring the ter ritorial treasurer to publish quarterly reports and to keep his books at all times in business hours open to public inspection. Mr. Scott spoke at length upon the necessity of protecting the honeBt working men of the territory against warrant shavers by having the condition of the treasury regularly pub lished. The bill was passed by the fol lowing vote: Ayes Babbitt, Dunlap, Jones, Lake, Packard and Scott; nays Aspinwall, Davis, Edwards and Doran; absent Kemp and Nugent. Council bill No. 92, providing for the appointment of a board of immigration commissioners, was the cause of an ex tended discussion. Mr. Scott opposed the bill in a long speech. Baying it gave too much power to the governor, and in requiring the boards of supervisors to pay out money for something which in many instances they did not want,, was unjust. Mr. Doran supported the bill, saying he believed it would benefit the whole territory and that if newspaper men were to receive the appointments it put an additional reason for passing the bill. Judge Edwards also favored it on the same grounds. At the evening session in the face of a majority, who were opposed. Mr. Scott succeeded in having an amend ment adopted which placed the ap pointing power with the several boards of supervisors. A second amendment failed of adoption, and the bill was com mitted to the judiciary in its half amended condition. The House. Proceedings in the assembly began yesterday morning with the reports of the standing committees. By. the committee on elections: House bill No. 159, to repeal certain portions of the penal code and revised statutes, favorably. By the live stock committee : Houee bill No. 163, to amend act 105 of the Sixteenth legislature to protect the in terests of live stock producers, without recommendation. By the committee on education: House bill No. 29, amendatory of the school laws, indefinite postponement recommended ; bouse bill No. 179, re lating to boards of education, without recommendation; house bill No. 140, without recommendation. A motion to reconsider the vote on house bill No. 135 was lost by 11 ayes, 11 nays. Substitute for council bill No. 20, to protect the interests of live stock pro ducers, was passed ; ayes 19, nays 2. House bill No. 155, concerning the printing of territorial reportB, passed ; aves 8, nays 2. "House bill No. 156, to amend para graph 2467, chapter 4, of the revised statutes, passed ; ayes 15, nays 7. On the recommendation of the com mittee of the whole, house bill No. 119, in relation to water rights and rents, was indefinitely postponed. This com mittee reported unfavorably upon the bill to abolish the office of the super intendent of public instruction. The beginning of the afternoon session was occupied by the bills re lating to the Arizona Historical society and the territorial library. Those por tions of them referring to the office of librarian were warmly discueeed, but both were ordered engrossed and to a third reading. House bill No. 136, to prevent "black listing" which had been passed and transmitted to the council, was recalled again, placed on passage and lost ; ayes 6, nays 17. Nearly all the rest of the afternoon and evening sessions were spent in the whole committee, in which a multi tude of bills were considered. The more important favorably re ported were the insane asylum bill, a bill relating to the parole of prisoners in the penitentiary, a bill concerning landlords and tenants, a bill licensing billiard tables and a bill relating to the office hours of county officials. The bill to repeal the act offering a reward of $5,000 for the capture of the Kid was reported back unfavorably. The indefinite postponement of council bill No. 85, for tbe creation of Miles county, was recommended. MURDER NEAR NOGALES. A Prominent Mining Man Shot by a Chinaman. Nogalkb, Ariz., March 19. Col. R. F. Morton, a prominent mining man of Sonora, Mexico, was shot and killed by a Chinaman yesterday morning while ha was eating breakfast at Cananea mines. The details of the trouble are not yet known. STRONG APPEAL. But Even Strength Was Ineffectual. Address in the Council Yesterday By Mr. Chenoweth in Support of the Grant County Bill. , A Brilliant Array of Reasons Why Southern Pima should Be Grant ed Self Government. Mr. Chenoweth, member of the as sembly from Southern Pima, was per mitted to address the council yesterday morning in behalf of the Grant county bill. Hia speech was remarkable for Us clear presentation of the proposed county's case. The effort was all the more remarkable from the fact that it was in support of - a cause already re garded hopelesB. Said Mr. Chenoweth: The people of the southern part of Pima county ask of the present legisia- . ture the passage of a law creating new county out of that portion of Pima county asset forth. in council bill No. 86. This bill is drawn on no party lines. It ia not in the interest of any. class or faction. It is founded upon broad principles of right and jabtice. The principal section of this biil, and the one upon which all other stciions rest and depend, is section 1. After wards comes sections prescribing tbe regular legal way to carry out the full meaning of section 1 regulating litiga tion, protecting the taxpayer, provid ing an equal distribution of the existing debtof Pima county, to be borne by the two counties of Pima and Grant, and other sections relating to the fund ing of the debt, ail-provtdiug for the legal and constitutional carrying out of the full effect of teciiop 1, creating, and making a new, separate and dis tinct county out. of whaL is now apart of Pima, setting forth its meets-and and bounds. The conditions of AiizonSL bow are not what they were years ago. Her re sources have been developed, progress is in the air; farms, homes and villages, the school houee and the church stand now where not many years gone by wau only a desolate waste. Nowhere ia Arizona can this progress be more plainly seen than in and around No gales and in that part of Pima county out of who this bill seeks to create the new county of Grant. The county ot Pima is now one of the 1 largest in the territory. From Nogales ' to the county seat by rail is a distance of 135 miles. The machinery of the law, the courts, clerks and registers offices," the county ad mi nisi ratios which was ample for those times years ago, is inadequate and insufficient now and does not meet" the needs of a thickly settled business community, embracing the thriving and growing city of Nogales. Nogales is the ter minus of two railroads, with electric lights, ice and water works, churcbea,' school houses, banks end many large and varied business interests. It is a port of entiy hardly second to El Peso in importance. It has a brisk local and foreign trade. It ia a growing place that would have importance anywhere and tinder any conditions. It is the gate city of the southwest. Through her portals pass all the tri.de of Eon to west Mexico, imports and exports. The flags of foreign coneu's are flying there. It is the headquarters of tbe collector of ctoms for the district of Arizona, and to the outtide world by iar the most important city in Arizona. The development of this section is not cob-. fined to Nogales alone, but the whole community is coming to the fiont, and even now in these hard times they are building wagon roads from adjacent townB into Nogales both on the Amer ican and Mexican side. The pusinees men of this eection are energetic, liberal and far-seeing, but all their in dustry, all their trade, all "their real estate, and in fact all -values and busi ness is kept back and hampered by being so tar away from the county seat. The burden of taxation put upon our people in mileage, of sheriff's fees, etc., to Bay nothing of the private expeEse of all litigation by reasou of parties anil witnesses having to go eo far to tbe county seat, is more than any people or trade can bear. It is a blight to all our industries and to our growth and prosperity. All business is hampered and era-v barrassed. Upon nearly all trades a non business transactions the burden is im posed that the parties go 135 miles to the county peat to close their bargain!. There is no way to enforce or collect any small claim without losing money-; for a man to bring suit he must go 135 miles to get to the county Beat, take hjs witnesses and sometimes wait days aid weeks berore his case is called. How can a city or community do business when it is eubject to such burdens tbse? ThrgH opposed to this bill may say that the same items of expense fere incurred by all men that go to a county Continued on fourth page.)