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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN
sixth year;;. pikenix, Arizona, THURSDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1895. VOL. VI. NO. 80. Who have visited our store this week I surprised. ODAY We are going to make a bigger' cut than ever ummer oods. They Must Go. G Clothing GOOD POLICY. The Bimetallic League Adopts Resolutions Without Respect to Oth er Governments. Our Nation Should Return to Its Former Policy. Unlimited Coinage of Cold and Sli ver Advocated Without Preference to Either. By the Associated Press. San Francisco, Aug. 21. At the bi metallic convention today the report of the committee on resolutions, which waa unanimously adopted, contained the following as the chief plank of its platform : Resolved, That at the earliest moment that it can be legally done and without in any way considering the financial policy of any other nation or nations and ignoring all advice, suggestions or threats from any and every source. Our national government Bhould return to the monetary policy of the fathers of the republic and the coinage ratio of gold and silver of 16 to 1 respectively. It should again permit to individuals the unlimited coinage of silver and gold in our national mints without preference to either metal ; thus again making our silver and our gold coin for all purposes in this country without discrimination, for or againBt either, thereby again making our silver dollar as it should always have remaiued the standard unit for measure of values. ANOTHER HOLD-UP. Three Men Attack a Union Pacific Train. Omaha, Aug. 21 A special to the Bee from Gothenburg, Nebraska, says: Last night shortly after midnight an eastbound overland Union Pacific train waa held up at Buttermilk Hill, two miles this side of Bredy Island. There were three men. The bagsage car was blown up. It is impossible to learn how much was secured. The passen gers were not molested. A Lone Tramp. Clinton, la., Aug. 21. Herman G. Fritz, the soldier who left New York on and got our Room Making Prices were I 0 , on all lines of 'em' J5ros: Store July 23 with a message from Major General Miles to Fort Snelling, Minne sota, passed through here today. He is going via. Fort Crook, Nebraska, and has 1,815 miles yet to go. He expects to do it in twenty-five days. MILL WORKERS STRIKE. Has Now Assumed Serious Propor tions. Dundee, Aug. 21. The strike of the mill workers here has assumed serious proportions. About 18,000 operators are now idla. The latter struck with out waiting for a reply to their demands for aa Increase of ten per cent in their wages. GOMREY HOTEL FIRE. Twenty Bodies Have Been Found So Far. Prominent Business Men Sum moned by the Coroner to In vestigate the Disaster. By the Associated Press. Denver, Aug. 21.--Coroner Martin has summoned prominent business men on the jury to investigate the Hotel Gumrey disaster. Twenty bodies hrve been taken out of the ruins up to noon today. The personal effects of W. B. Owen, mayor of Hobart, Indiana, have been found in the ruins, but it is be lieved that Owen was out of the city at the time of the disaster. The body of General Chae. AdamB was taken out of the ruins of the hotel this afternoon. The fire, which has been smouldering in the debris, has broken out and the remainder of the hotel will be consumed. Many bodies have not yet been foutd. HOMEWARD FLY, A General Exodus of Chinamen Continues. Montreal, Aug. 21. The flow of Chinamen homeward still continues. Yesterday ten celestials left Montreal for Vancouver and were followed today by 200 move. Tomorrow 150 more will go through from Boston and Jiew York. All these Chinamen have passports to return to the United States within six months. DON'T WANT HIM. Donald Cameron Opposed Because of His Money Views. Williamsport, Pa., Aug. 21. The Republican county convention was held here today. Rt solutions were adopted opposing the election of J. Donald Cameron as senator because of his money views. PETRIFIED! Discovery Made in the River Bottom Of a Petrified Man by the Burnett Bros. The Form Is Almost Perfect in Every Detail. fhey Were Preparing to Go in Swim ming When They Saw a Foot Protuding in the Sand. It is said that Phoenix can produce almost anything under the sun and the latest wonder discovered is a genuine petrified n.an. The find was made by J. K. Burnett, the expressman, and his brother, I. P. Burnett, who recently came down from Prescott. The two men drove down to the river yesterday morning after a load of sand. They entered the river bottom at Gray's crossing and continued to the main channel of the river. Before load ing the wagon, I. P. Burnett thought a swim might be refreshing and he fol lowed along a bank about five feet high in search of a place where the water was of sufficient depth. While following closely along the bank he was astonished to see a human foot protruding from under the bank on a level with the gravel bed. He ex amined it closely and by digging the sand from around a petrified leg was exposed. He called to his brother who was loading the wagon to bring over a shovel. The implement was brought and by digging the sand from around the form the bank caved in and a little more shovelling exposed the perfect form of a petrified man. They tried to move the form but it proved too heavy and one of them came back to town and had a large box made which he partially filled with coarse sawdust. The form was placed in the box and with the united efforts of three men was set in the wagon and taken to town and placed iSvUurtiatt's barn next to Lount'e ice factory.- J. K. Burnett allowed a Republican reporter to look at the find and a cursory glance was sufficient to show that it was a genuine petrified man. The form is about 5 foot 10 inches in height and from all appearances must have been a man past the prime of life ; for even in the petrified state the wrinkles on the face are discernable. From the shape of the head he must have been a white man. The chin and nose are perfect in shape ; but the former is slightly gashed, which Mr. Barnett says was done with the shovel. The ears Are gone tut the features are clear-cut and well defined. The lege and hands are also perfect even to the fingernails. He bad evidently been carefully prepared for burial for one hand lies across the breast with the palm down and the other lies on the groin. The head is thrown back giving a clear view of the throat. On the ad domen is a cavity about the size of a dinner plate, but it is only on the Bur face ; outside of this, the form is per fect. The color is of a dark sandstone and the form is susceptible to be easily broken. Chas. Barnett, a sculptor, examined the body and pronounced it to be a genuine petrified body. The Burnetts are sensible of the fact that they have a bonanza in their petrified body and will leave it in the same condition as when it was found. They will have it on exhibition today at the Gregory houEe. It is not generally known but it is nevertheless a fact that when the old city cemetery that occupied the ground where the West End school now stands was removed, many of the bodies exhumed were in various stages of petri faction and what is to prevent a body from being petrified under the soil and same conditions in the river bottom? The lime in the water and soil 'had brought about petrifaction in this case but as the process is Blow, it must have taken many years to bring about the condition in which the form was dis covered by the Burnetts. CUMPMEETING. Good Congregations Daily At tend Services. Willie Hadley Thrown From a Horse Race Track Can Now Be Used.on Certain Hours. Wednesday morning prayer and praise service was led by Rev. Hedge peth with members helping to carry on the prayer service to the edification and good of many. Mr. F. G. Went worth got up and in a most impressive talk said he had experienced a great change of heart. His face was radiant with inward happiness, and no one could doubt his sincerity throughout. Mr. Wentworth is a well known man and his word i3 his bond. The service last night was attended by a large crowd. Rev. Harris preached for about forty minutes on the commer cial and social relations of man and how closely they were related and how ne ceesary was it to work in harmony. The congregation were very attentive throughout the very instructive sermon. Robert Wright, a student from the Emery Virginia college, led in the afternoon service. He is a theological student preparing for the ministry and does credit to the profession espoused. His earnestness and good sensible argument argues well for his success in future work. Mies Nellie Osborne led the ladies in prayer meeting last evening. Miss Nellie is not only a good little Christian but is willing "to do that which her hands find to do," and her efforts were crowned with abundant success. Mrs. M. H. Williams and her niece. Miss Stewart, spent yesterday in camp. Miss Sears of Tempe is spending a few days at the camp with Miss Mattie Wright. Better congregations continue each day and much interest is shown throughout. After yesterday the young folks are allowed the use of the race track each afternoon from 3 :30 to 5 :30. This will doubtless be taken advantage of, as many young folks like to ride and this is by far the best track in the city. Mr. N. S. Hadley, proprietor of the park, was taken violently ill yesterday and is now lying at his home on Center street, under the care of Dr. Hughe?. Willie Hadley unfortunately rode a bucking horse with a rotton bridle the other day and came down on the ground with unnsual force, thereby in juring his fingers as well as wrist. Willie is a good rider. No one doubts that, but that kind of boys get hurt. Mrs. Carrie A. Burns of Los Angeles will return to her home Monday even ing preparatory to taking a trip to Iowa to be gone three months, and on her re turn will come here to reside permanent ly. Mies Burns came here three months ago for health's sake and now returns fully recovered. For a fine glass of lemonade or milk shake call at the tent of Mr. Hadley at the park gate and you will be pleased. COPPER IS KING. The Revival of an Important Arizona Industry. The Advance In the Price of Copper Makes It a Metal Much In Demand. From the Tucson Star. Copper yesterday reached the highest point it has yet attained since the reac tion, $12.30, an advance of $3 within the last three months. The rise has been steady and prospectors in the vicinity of Tucson have already began to take advantage of it. Within a very abort time the Tucson Smelting com pany has allowed an advance to its patrons from $1.45 a unit to $1.70 a unit on say 20 per cent ore. The present quotation of $12.30 is equivalent to about $1.90 a unit, bo that the advance to patrons within the last ten days or two weeks is nearly $9 a ton, or say about 33s per cent, a sufficient induce ment to create activity in the copper mines. It is said that in the territory tribu tary to Tucson there are now ten mines working to one a month ago. A min ing man speaking of the outlook said yesterday that there are within a radius of 30 miles of Tucson not less than 1,000 locations, everyone of which can be profitably developed and operat ed at even the present prices. But it is a desd certainty that the price cannot recede, but is bound for several reasons to advance Bteadily un til at least the $20 mark ie reached. In the first place auotations show that there has been in the last year a falling off in production in the United States of 50,000 tons. The demand for copper is greater than it has ever been before and it will necessarily increase. The present increase in demand cornea from the additional and growing use of cop per wire for electrical purposes. These are given by financial papers as the chief reasons for the advance, but there is another which has sprung up too recently to have been taken into consideration. It is the late re-dieeov-ery of a process for welding. copper with other metals. A variety of new uses of copper is thus brought into existence and it is estimated that the consump tion will be increased by 50 per cent. Such a condition of affairs will bring to Tucson along with all copper mining centers greater prosperity than it has ever known. HAWAIIAN CABLE. The Senate and House Ratify the Contract. Honolulu, Aug. 21. The senate and house have ratified the cable contract made by President Dole with Z. S. Spaulding who will ask the next con gress for an annual subsidy of $250,000. Justice Strong's Funeral. Reading, Pa., Aug. 21. The body of the late Justice William Strong was buried in Charles Evans' cemetery to day beside the remains of his two wives. THE FAIR WILL. Fight for the Estate Goes Merrily On. A Controversy Over the Guardianship Of Herman Oelrichs, Jr., One of the Heirs. Paterson Says the Pencil Will Was - a Forgery or Else Fair Was Crazy. By tlia Associated Press. San Francisco, Aug. 21 Manager R. Paterson, ex-Justice of the Califor nia supreme court, who was appointed by the probate court to represent the absent heirs in the Fair will contro versy, has filed a brief to show that he and not Herman Oelrichs is the proper guardian of the interests of Herman Oelrichs, Jr., in the probate proceed ings. Paterson says it is ridiculous to say that the pencil will is valid'. He argues that if the first or "Stoleri" will was made by Fair, a will that stands almost unprecedented in testament: y disposi tion, then the will made ouiy three days later, the pencil will', is a forgery and Senator Fair was crazy. TO TIE UP WITH REED. Gov. Morrill Wants to Be Vice President. It Is Said He Is In the East Now to Ef fect a Combination to Be His Running Mate. From the Topeka, (Kansas) Journal. A week ago Governor E. N. Morrill left Kansas for a three weoks' trip through the east. His avowed purpose was to attend to some personal business matters and to enjoy a short period of recreation. It is announced that the real object of his visit is to close a deal with Thomas B. Reed, by which he is to support Reed for president, in return for which Reed will use his influence to make Morrill the nominee of the Re publicans for vice-president. It is said the information was inadvertently given out by J. L. Brietow, private sec retary to Governor Morrill, who, in his zeal to assist the governor in his ambi tion, solicited the assistance of a pro minent Republican in enlisting the in terest of western friends. Morrill nntil recently was desirons of succeeding Peffer as United States sen ator, but he has been discouraged in this by the evident popularity of John J. Ingalls, who has announced his can didacy and is already engaged in mak ing a canvass for the place. It is ad mitted even by the outspoken political enemies of the governor that be would have no difficulty in getting the Kansas delegation, as well as that of other western states. While on his eastern trip he will visit Mr. Reed and perfect his plans. It was his original intention to have bis name first mentioned in connection with the vice-presidency'in the east, and this plan would have been carried out but for the indiscretion of his private secretary. The story is given color of truth by the fact that (-rovernor Morrill and Con gressman Reed have been close friends since early manhood, Morrill being a native of Maine and passing his early days there. They also served four terms in congress. As secretary of a board of Bchool trustees in that state he issued the first teachers' certificate ever held by Mr. Reed. It is also said Governor Morrill will under no cir cumstances be a candidate for a renomi nation for governor, and that if he fails in his candidacy for vice-president he will retire permanentlyfrom politics. A RATE WAR Between Two Rival Steamship Companies. San Fbancisco, Aug. 21. The steamer Australia, from Honolulu, today brought word of a rate war from Hono lulu to Yokohoma, between the Pacific Mail and the Oregon Railway and Navi gation company. The steerage Tate was cut from $27 to $19. The San Fran cisco agent of the Oregon Railway and Navigation company, announces that his company's new line of steamers to the Orient will hereafter compete for passenger as well as freight business. ONE FOR DURRANT. He Did Not Own the Blood-stained Knife Found in a Barn. Sax Francisco, Aug. 21. Durrant did not own the bloodstained knife that was found in a barn at Walnut Creek where he spent the night before his arrest. The knife belonged to Lieut. Boardman, of the signal corps, and the supposed blood-stains proved to be rust.