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REPUBLICAN. FIFTH YEAR. PHCENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 22, 1895. VOL. V. NO. 255. TMVT A We Set the Pace And Lead the Race. Imitators Follovv along At Break-Neck Pace. We're Not Doctors i . '" But we can keep your pocketbook from having the grip. Our Clearance Sale Prices Are giving satisfaction and still continues. We MUST have room for our new good, And We Will Make It. 'Always Remember Oar Free GOLDBERG BROS.' CLOTHING STORE. WHAT OF IT? The Head and Front of Thurston's Offense. No Harm to Tell What Everybody Knew. The Matter of the Annexation . of Hawaii Renewed. A Movement Projected for Adding the Islands to the United States. By the Associated Press. Washington, March 21. Mr. Thurs ton refusee to diecusa the cause that led to his estrangement with Gresbam, but his friends think it only (air to him to refute the published allegation that he has betrayed diplomatic secrets. Admitting Mr. Thurston did as al leged his friends assert that he did not exceed his diplomatic duties in making public the sentences imposed on several Hawaiian conspirators, the proceed ings being conducted openly and the sentences publicly announced in Ha waii and all the facts having reached San Francisco by the first steamer from the islands. It is admitted that it would have been manifest impropriety for him to have indulged in any infor mation from the secretary of state touching the relations between Hawaii and the United States. Suggestion is made here that a move ment will be made in the future look ing to Hawaiian annexation and that Mr. Thurston's intimate knowledge of affairs both in this country and in Ha waii will lead to his having prominent connection with any commission on the part of Hawaii to negotiate for terms of admission to the Union. The Carson Mint Shortage. Carson, Nev., March 21. The in spector has not yet finished the investi gation of the mint shortage. The ex act amount of shortage is now' said to be $64,180. - Labor Office. A FATAL QUARREL. Two Farm Laborers Fight to the Death for a Horse. Stockton, Cal., March 21. John Killaen and Ed Green, two farm labor ers, entered into a dispute over the possession of a horse at Murphy's Landing this afternoon which ended in Green carving Killaen so severely with a butcher knife that his recovery is despaired of. Green gave himself up. TECHNICALLY INNOCENT. A General Address Saved Ex-Pollpe Attaches. Denvek, March 21. Dennis Mullins, ex-president of the police board ; Ham ilton Armstrong, ex-chief of police, and Miss Kate Dwyer, ex-assistant police matron, were discharged from custody today. They werecharged with embezzl ing a letter intended for Mrs. Sadie Likens, police matron, but Judge Hal lot held that the letter could not be considered private property, being ad dressed to "The Matron of the Police Department." The complaint waB there fore dismissed. WORKING FOR HOME. A San Francisco Manufacturers' Organization. San Francisco, March 21. A consti tution was adopted by the manufac turers' convention today which sets forth that the object of the proposed organi zation shall be "To encourage and as sist the production and manufacture of articles for home consumption and for export, and to devise, consider and recommend such legislative, municipal and other measures as may seem ex pedient for that purpose. NEW JAPANESE TREATY. Ratification of a Revised Compact With the United States. Washington. March 21. Final ratifi cation of the new treaty between the United States end Japan was ex changed today. Nothing remains to be done but iBsue a presidential proclamation put ting it into effect. A DESPERADO KILLED. Run to Earth by a PIucKy Deputy Sheriff. Seattle, Wah., March 21. Thomas Blanck, the desperado who escaped with several other prisoners from the county jail a few days ago, was run down by Deputy Sheriff John Shepick, wno snot ana Kilted mm near Kent. FATHERS ADIEU! The Eighteenth Legislature Adjourns- Stirring Events of the Last Day- - One Big Fight Substituted lor Another.; Prescotfs Ambition-Sacrificed to Navajo. The Twelfth County of Arizona Created. BATTLE BETWEEN GIANTS. The Southern Pacific Against the Santa Fe. "The Gentleman From Apache County" Undertakes to Entertain the House Seven Hours. UNFINISHED BUSINESS. The Appropriation Bill Left En Dishabille. From Which the Only Apparent Relief Is an Extra Session. The Last Night of the Eigh teenth Legislature Will Be Talked of in Ari zona in Later Years. The Eighteenth Legislature is no more. Its end, though peaceful, was almost tragic. A conspiracy to talk it to death was narrowly frustrated. ' The conspirators, though, strangled the prison removal bill and all legisla tion was apparently and effectually blocked. Astute gentlemen who looked over the situation as late as 9 o'clock last night agreed that the caudal ap pendage would certainly accompany the epidermis, the tail would keep company with the hide, everything was going by the board. The blockade opened unexpectedly about 10 o'clock. The Navajo county bill which had been held up for seven hours passed the bouse and the appro priation bill was admitted for considera tion. The trouble all lay in the house, When that body was convened for the last time the chaplain prayed that the members might be disposed to har mony. He looked as if he were appre hensive that his petition, would not be favorably answered. In view of events recently passed and prospects ahead, to ask it was to invite disappointment, a sort of flight in the face of Providence. The council could have adjourned at 5 o'clock, barring the work on the appro priation bill, which after all was re ceived so late that its consideration could not be concluded before mid night and the legality of the acts of the legislature after that hour being doubt ful, a final adjournment was taken and the territorial government's means of subsistence left in a somewhat pre carious situation. A monstrous volume of business was handled in both houses and in the executive chambers. Among the bills which were passed and became laws were two of especial interest to Phoenix at this- particular time. One gives residents of additions recently ad mitted to the city tha right to partici pate in the approaching municipal election. The other changes the termB of municipal officials from one to two years and makes the office of city re corder elective. Stripped for the Struggle. Long before 9 o'clock yesterdav morning the plaza about the city ball began to be filled with an eager crowd to witness the great fight between the Southern Pacific and the Santa Fe over the territorial prison, for back of the friends of Yuma or Prescott was a gi gantic railroad corporation. It was given out that Prescott had gained strength during the night and that she had the necessary magnetism to draw the prison across the deserts and over the mountains. Her ' representatives wore a jaunty air of confidence. Yuma seemed to be a little bit crestfallen if not actually discouraged. Bnt the un expected happened, .the big fight didn't come off. Both parties were held up before entering the ring. Proceedings in the house opened tamely enough occasionally during the forenoon and early afternoon session there were fire flashes and outbreak mgs. The first occurred in the course of a proposition to summarily dispatch a bill to regulate the running of engines and railroad trains whose indefinite postponement had been recommended and there seemed to be an overwhelm ing disposition to adopt the recom mendation. Mr. Hunt, its author, arose with warmth and a threat. "This bill" said he, "deserves the consideration of the house; if it is not given the considera tion it deeerves there are gentlemen on the floor who will regret it before night." The threat was effectual, late opponents acted with favorable alacrity and the bill was passed. A fight began in the afternoon, as pretty a fight as one would wish to see but it was not the fight advertised. The bills for the creation of Navajo and Miles counties were called up. Miles county quickly vanished into thin air, but it was with considerable difficulty that the Navajo county meas ure was brought before the house. A palpable majority met an almost in surmountable barrier in the speaker. At last it reached its third reading, when Mr. Crosby of Apache, called at tention to the absence of Mr. Wildman by illness. Mr Wildman he said would vote against the bill and he sug gested that he be paired with Mr. Brown. The friends of Navajo remind ed the house that the speaker was al ready paiied with Brown on all ques tions concerning county division. "I would suggest," said Mr. Wright, "that Mr. Wildman be paired with an expert on the subject of pairing, Mr. Moore for instance." Mr. Moore's eyes gleamed, for thiB was a direct allusion to an unpleasant incident of the day before, but he re mained silent. Mr. Finley, however, took up the matter for him. "At the request of his friends," said he, Mr. Moore has promised to take no notice of any slur that may be cast at him. He has agreed not to demean himself by entering into any contro versy with assailants but will content himself with considering the origin of he insults." There was a conflict of evidence con cerning Mr. Wildman's attitude toward the bill. The proposition, however, to pair him with Brown failed, and Mr. Crosby observing that he had some thing to say concerning the proposed county of Navajo, resigned himself to the task of talking seven hours and pouring words into the ears of a" dying legislature. It waB four o'clock in the afternoon when he began a most re markable linguistic performance. Words. Words, Words. Mr. Crosby spoke an hour when the assembly took a recess and there seemed no reason why he could not like the brook go on forever. A coadjutor of limitless capacity was discovered, Mr. Skinner ot Graham. His business seemed to be to give the gentleman from Apache, an occasional "lift" under the pretext of making an ex planation. But Mr. Crosby was the main orator. He talked to the ques tion, at the question and round about the question, and it must be admitted that he confined his remarks to Apache county. But Apache is an awfully big county and contains a variety of things to talk about. That he would speak until midnight eeened to be a foregone conclusion and Navajo county stock ran down mighty low and the prison re moval project was all but forgotten. Even the necessary appropriation bills were despaired of. ' . Dr. Wright, by tre. way, was the chairman of the appropiiauon commit tee and in the afternoon just before the debate commenced and without a sus picion that Mr, Cioshy was so voluble a . gentleman, he announced that he was ready to report. After Mr. CroBby bad taken the floor and begun to expand, the speaker snggesttd that the appro priation bills had better be turned in. Chairman Wright in the meantime baft got a tip and thinking to inierposs something between Mr. Crosby'sr tory and midnight announced that the ' appropriation committee was not so fa along as it had been; it was not rtatjy to report. ; -.- Then the flood cl eloquence wa turned loone and general regret a expressed that the appropriation mat ter had not been taken in out of the wet. The only way out of the Impending situation seemed to be an extra a e-ooB which could oe called only by perniiseicni from Washington." to the "clerks, type writers, doorkeepers, pages, eerge'aBt at aims, janitors, Various other persona and the territorial government nvlL the prospect grew more dismal as Mi. Crosby's speech lengthened out. , "The Qentlemarv Prom Apache." . During the eveninz recess word went around that a call of the house had been ordered for some inexplicable par- Dose and it has not vet been smit-fa. totily explained. . . . When the asxemblv. reconvened Mt. Crosby renewed hie remarks on county division. He talked and talked and continued to talk to the -disgust par ticnlarly of Messrs, Martin, Barnes an Hi n ton. who were not fuel then in clined to loquacity. At last the speaker seemed to digress and. Mr.: Martin 9y instantly on bis feet. He (aid he bad got up to a point of order and bein asked to state - it said , the lgentlemm from Apacbe was not taik ng to th question. -The chair decided the point not well taken, ; Mr. Martin was dis posed to argue the matter. v,v Here is an excerpt from a somewhat discursive and attractive dialouaa which was continued, .juterniiitently during the next two hours": - Mr. Martin Mr.Jeaker, 1 nse to a . point of order; ' - . . . Mr. 8peakerrher geni.lnjan from Apach has the' floor. ' ..' 'V .' Mr. Martin But Mr. Sneaker, he1 not talking to the qneetion.," . Mr. Speaker The - gentleman from Apache has the fluor. ' .. . n , .. - Mr. Martin-r-f appeal' frpaj" the de cision of the chair. -; '. !.'' Mr. Speaker Tkt genikman from Apache ha ihiflwtri - , Mr. Hinton Mr. Speaker- Mr. Speake' Tub guktlemak fboh Apache has the vumh II : . Mr. Barnes Will one- roan rule thai house, or will the majority t ' Mr. Speaker THIS GENTLEMAH FROM APACHfi H AS THE FLUOSI S Mr. Martin in the mejutiaie was , assisting in the occupation of the floor and the speaker wa9 pounding his desk furiously. : hv; "Sit down!" be cried. "Mr. Speaker," replied. Mr. Martn "I rise" v.' V . "Sergeant-at arme," cried the fpeai er, "make those gentlemen sit down !" "I move to dispecee with theeer-geant-atarms," said Mr. Baker from his seat. '' v,A "Sergeant-at-arm6,,,.; reseated the speaker, "make those, geutlemtn sit down. I do not mean that you ehoufd nse physical lorce, but tell them to sit down. " Tell them in a moderate tone of voice to Bit down." Sergeanl-at-arms, Mr. Prothero, Ap proached Mr. Martin and said, "Sit down." Mr. Martin Blood a little mow erect. The wrangle went on and at last Me. Hinton pot the question, "shall tha chair be sustained?" and Mr. Martin polled the vote. The. result was in decisive for the opponents of ilia Navajo county bill ignored the qutstion. "The gentleman trim Apache" waa finally permitted to resume. At length ne reiiiiqnisnea tne Door in lavor en Mr. Skinner, who wsb prepared to make another "explanation." Me. ,--Skinner's explanation was a catalogue of the streams oi Apache county, tie followed them all from one end to another, described the towns, settle ments and ranches alorg their conrseB and illuminated his description by & man oi the county. He 'pathetically spoke of the poverty of the people and . : 5 t .... l . . . 1. " : Mill ui unit jeuiuu uub uo reiiKiuut-ijj kept within the connty boundaries. His speech was subject to frequent in- . terruption. among wb'cb'was an in-, quiry by Mr. Herrick concerning the condition of the markets, y At length be "relir.quisbed" the floor ' to "the gentleman from Apache." That was Mr. Martin's opportunity. He sprang to his feet with ' gleam of triumph on his face ad Cushing't Manual in his hard..-' He presented another point of order, backed by motion for the previous question. ' H was prepared to prove that Messrs. Crosby and Skinner were using the "floor" for a shuttlecock without recoe? nized authority. The point was sus tained but the previous qeestion failei of a two-tbiids vote; ayf 13. nays 7. Mr. Finley, who liad vainly attempt ed to discuss the previous question, ws now on his feet to talk on the mtfin question. After that the- debate weak ened. Mr. Moore epoke against the bill amid many interruptions and Continued on fourtu page.