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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN
SIXTH YEAEH PHCENIX, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1895. VOL. VI. NO. 96. SALE. o We will close out all Small Lots of Shoes, We want to make a we promise bargains Mi Jthat means We mean what we sav. GOLDBERG BROS.,: Clothing Remember Oar Free Labor Office, THE GREAT RACE Valkyrie III. Wins Second Race, the But It Was Owing Entire to an Accident. The Defender's Jib Broke Loose. Topsail In Spite of That Fact She Led Lively Race Valkyrie Wins by 4-7 Seconds. By the Associated Press. New York, 3ept. 10. Crippled, but still heeling far over in her strength and swiftness, the Defender followed - the Valkyrie across the finish line today. Lees than half a mile separated the two, and an anxious eye kept pace sec ond by second with the time indicators as they moved around, and when it was seen that the Defender had not only lost nothing in the last twenty miles of the course, but had actually gained , a great ehont went up for the gallant vessel. There were cheers for the victor, too, but although Val kyrie was the first challenger since '71 to lead over the home line, the honor of the performance was lost eight of for the time in the grand effort of the American. It was a grievous accident that ruined the Yankee boat's chances. The boats manoeuvered swiftly after the prepara tory gun had been fired and with the Valkyrie to windward Capt. Ilaffmade every effort to gain that position. JuBt before reaching the line when the Val kyrie was still to windward and the Defender to leeward a length astern, but Btill overhauling her, the American boat was blanketed so much that her babv iibtopsail and jib shook and Capt Half, seeing this, luffed up a little evidentlv intending to let the other boat eo ahead for the purpose of en ablins him to Dass under her stern and to windward. Capt. Sycamore at the Valkvrie's tiller noted this move and luffed ud also. It was then that thous ands of watches on the surrounding boats noticed how dangerously close to each others they were, and just at that moment too, a snap and rending sound was heard and it was seen that the De fender's jibtonsail was flying loose in the wind. The Valkyrie's main boom single Pants, Suits, Hats, Shirts, etc.. general clearance," You know what' Store. bad swung around and fouled the De fender's rigging. To those who had witnessed the acci dent and sprang forward at the ominous sound, it seemed as though the Defender trembled with, the snook. They saw her topmast bend and her topsail swing over as though it would break away and a groan went up as though the brave boat who had won so noble a victory a few days before, was wholly debarred from even an effort to secure the second Lightning action was necessary to save the topmast from breaking away com pletely, for it was alreadv sprung from its lastemng, and Uapt. lion with a master stoke, taking his b6om down to leeward soon manouvered her into a safe position and gave chase. A he Valkyrie, which had crossed the line first, had gained a good lead by the Defenders disaster, and had probably little more than half a mile the ad vantage at the end of the first leg in the triangular course over which thev sailed. Her gain was something less than four minutes in the beat to wind' ward. From that on, however, De fender while not perceptibly closing the gap between them lessened the time and they crossed the line not more than two minutes apart. The Valkyrie, ac cording lo corrected time, however, from the captain of the Defender, won by just 47 seconds. SHOES TO BE WORN. A Popular Shoe Dealer's Ideas of a Good Shoe. f ootwear tor tall and winter is now a careful study of every mother for her wee tots, for the older children and even the "old man." What shall I get? Will they wear well ? What brand did you say? For any easy wearing shoe, a durable shoe, and one that will wear alike indoors and out, the Budd'a shoes are the best for children boy or girl, from the baby np. The choice ladies shoe that is the most durable, best wear and prettiest is the hi Bret. The gen tleman's shoe universally worn and praised by all men is the Burt & Pack ard. These shoes are in the latest shapes, the most durable leather and style of finish and are pronounced the very thing for all kinds of weather, Harry Diehl of the H. L. Chandler Shoe Co. kindly furnished the latest on footwear. They carry a full line of these shoes at rock bottom prices. YOUNG MAN IN TROUBLE Arrested on the Charge of Seducing a Young Lady. Santa. Cbuz, Cal., 8ept. 10. Arthur Owingswas arrested today on requiBi tion papers from Governor Stone of Missouri on a charge of seduction. The lady in the case is Bertha Sponable the 18-year-old daughter of a prominent man. 0 wings declares his innocence. !(S BETTER! The Suicide Theory Is Fast Gaining Ground. n i Inquest Is Not uorouer s M. Yet Completed. JURY ADJOURNS FOR ONE DAY. Many Very Important Witnesses Were Examined. Conroy Tells What He Knows of the i Cae."- In Some Respects the Case Is Still Very Mysterious Con- rov Released From Confinement. Interest in the coroner's inquisition to ascertain how J. H. Miller came to his death lias not lapsed but on the con trary is as intense a? on the morning alter the deed. The jury met again at 10 o'clock yesterday morning; the first witoesB to be placed on the stand was Dan Conroy. Ho testified that be was auditor of the M. & P. railroad and had known Miller since 1887. Said Miller was 30 years old and whb born in Sacramento, Cal. Is personally acquainted with Miller's mother but did not know of any other relatives. Stated that he last saw Miller alive a few minutes after 10 o'clock on Saturday night. He had attended lodge until 10 o'clock that night then came down town and met Chas. Greenleaf and in company with him went into the Cabinet saloon. Miller was in tbe saloon shaking dice with the bartender and invited witness and Greenleaf to take a drink. After the drinks he and Greenleaf started out the rear door and was called back by Miller, who insisted on them having another drink. Greenleaf then went out and Miller and Ccnroy passed through the rear of the saloon and stood talking back of the M. & P. office about the excursion to Maricopa the next morning. Witness said he then left him and had gone about twenty feet when he heard the report of a pis tol. He turned hastily around and saw the flash of the second shot and saw Miller fall to the ground. He then went around the alley to Center street and went to Eschman's drug store and asked Furl, tbe clerk, to telephone for Dr. Helm. He did not remember talk ing to or meeting anybody on coming from the scene of the deed. He only left him a few minutes before the shots were fired and does not remember of hearing the second shot. Miller Baid before Conroy left him that he was not going to Maricopa as he did not have to. Said Miller did not appear exactly sober when they left Kelly's Baloon for he Btaggered several times before going, Did not remember telling Frank Cox or Mike Hurley that Miller was sitting on the railing and jumped off and shot himself. Neither he or Miller uttered any cry of help. After the shooting Conrov went back to the body and told somebody the re mains ought to be taken to the under taker's. They never had a cross word between them, and Conroy knew of no reason why Miller should commit sui cide. . He loaned Miller $30 on Thurs day last and gave him a check on the National bank for the amount in his own name. Miller said he wanted the money to pay a board bill. He saw some one in the office abont three min utes before the shooting, which he took to be Mr. Gordon, and did not see him again. Miller, he said, had roomed at IT LOO hi3 house until about three months ago, and was very intimate with him. Neith er he or Miller had been in the habit of carrying a pistol. Witness stated that he went home shortly after the occur rence to tell his wife, and then started for the M. & P. depot to get the address of Miller's mother and then came np town and telegraphed to her of Miller's death. Dr. Helm was next called and stated that he made an examination of the re mains Sunday night at the undertaker's in the presence of Dr. Jessop and Ran dal and Davis. Witness found no pow der on the outside of the wound, but considerable burnt powder in the wound. Of the opinion that the gun must have been pressed hard against the head when the shot was fired. Death must have been instantaneous; the body fell toward the shot. Witness had treated deceased professionally, and knew of him talking of suicide when intoxicated. He found Miller on the plaza June 29, 1894, suffering from arsenical poisoning, and took him home and pumped the poison out of him. Miller stated to witness that whenever he got drunk he felt like killing himse If. C. H. Gordon, a clerk in the railroad office, testified that he had been in the employ of the company for eight months and was daily in company with Miner and uonroy. relations between the two were very friendly. He re garded Miller as a temperate man but knew he drank some, never saw him under the influence until Thursday night last. Noticed nothing out of the way with him Saturday night. He went into the office again on that night to get a paper, then went home and never heard the shots. He was Bhown the revolver and said that he had seen one similar but not so rusty. The one he saw was at the depot and was the property of Miller. It was customary for the boys at the depot to carry revolvers but never saw one in Conroy's possession and only knew once of Miller having one in his possession. MilUr had said to Gordan that if anyone wanted to kill him he would never give him the chance to use his pistol and that was one reason be did not carry one. U. b . Porier, roadmaster of the M. & P., said that Miller, Conway and him- tu we ilka orothers, and never knew a cross word beiLS exchanged between them. Miller was lo aone to Mari copa with him the next morniug (n( about 6 o clock Saturday evening tLt two had a- conversation about tbe pro posed trip. Saw nothing unusual with Miller at that time. Met him once about 8 o'clock and he seemed to be very quiet and depressed in spirits. Frank Gutierrez, a printer in the .re publican omce, said he was passing throuizh the vlley, going toward Coffee Are. When about the center of tbe alley he heard the pistol shots, but saw no one gooutof the alley. When he entered the alley he noticed two men talking in the rear of the M. & P. office. Did n t know who they were ; heard the mur mur of their voices but could not distin guish what they were saying. He beard no cries for help. Did not know Miller. B. F. Sloan, proprietor of the Moni-I hon corral, said he heard the . shots. Was in the corral at the time and as soon as the last shot was fited heard something strike on the roof of the corral office. Tbe next morning Tom Molloy and another man took a shingle from the roof that bore a mark like that made by a bullet on the rebound. J. W. Furl, testified to Conroy enter ing the drug store and requesting him to call up Dr- Helm on the phone as Miller had shot himself. H. C. Magne was in front of Esch man's with Alfred Becker when Conroy entered the store and on coming out re marked to them that Miller had com mitted suicide. Magne. thought that Conroy looked as if he was grief stricken. R. Aliford, employed at the Monihan corral, testified to hearing something strike the roof of the shed immediately after the shots were fired. Thought it was a bullet. Mrs. Conroy, wife of Dan Conroy, was called and stated that she had been mar ried five years and knew Miller for that length of time, he having roomed at her house. He left about two months ago. About the last of May she was sitting one evening in the dining room with her sister when Miller entered. He talked a few minutes and as he was about to leave the room he took a small bottle from his pocket. Mrs. Conroy went up and took it from bim and noticed that it was labeled prugsic acid. She asked him what he intended to do with it. He made no remark but started to cry. Mrs. Conrov said she often talked to him about his drinking and told him to give it np for his mother's sake. He said several times that drinking bad a good hold on him and he could not give it np. Tne day after ehe had taken the prussic acid away from him he came home with a revolver. She found it the next morning and requested her brother-in-law, J. J. Sweeney, to come over and extract the shells as she was afraid to have the weapon around the house. She told bim that he would either have to give up drinking or leave tne honse and he lett tne next day Mr. Conroy, Mrs. Conroy and Miller had supper together at the Delmonico res taurant about 5 o'clock Saturday even ing; thought Miller had been drinking some. They conversed during the meal about their trip to Maricopa the next morning. That was the last time Mrs, Conroy saw Miller alive. J. J. Sweeney testified to being called byMrs. Conroy to extract some cart ridges from a pistol brought home by Miller, stating that ehe was afraid Mil ler might harm himself. She told Sweeney of the poison she had taken away from Miller. MiBs Lydia Gray testified that she had been over the railroad office and heard the shots fired on Saturday night. Sbe heard two men talking in the court below but did not distinguish what they were saying. She stepped to the rear veranda when the shots were fired, but saw no one nor did she hear anv crv for help. A. C. Willis, the stonemason, was in the city Saturday night. He passed through the alley, and said he saw three men talking in the rear of the railroad office. They were talking abont some freight; one of the men was tall and bad a cane. He heard one of them say "I can't do it," but that was all he dis tinguished. A short while after, when he had gotten further down the alley, he hoard the pistol ebote. ; E. "8. Wakelin, the druggist, testi fied to Miller entering his store on May 29 last, and requested something to get rid of a doe. The druggist gave him five grains of morphine. Waldin of the Keystone pharmacy said that Miller had purchased some prueeic acid from him in June saying that he wished to kill a dog. The next morning Conroy entered and told him not to sell Miller any more poison. T. F. Hallihan Was at the Capitol saloon when the shooting took place Saturday night; when in front of the Reception saloon he met a man who Baid Conroy had killed Miller; he had run from the Capitol Baloon and was in front ot the Reception ; did co; know who it was; whether it was a Lov or man ; met Conroy in front of the office, be was standing still. R. L. Balke Was in town Saturday night; I was near the Goldman corner when the shots were fire i ; met no one ; saw Mintz, McClarty, Molloy and several others there ; saw the pistol ; heard no cry for help; Coffee lit a match; he said "this is Miller, Conroy did it." E. R. Coffee Heard shots fired Saturday night; ran toward the direc tion of the Ehot; there were three or . four men there; I said that's Miller; did not say Conroy killed him; heard no one else make a remark of that kind. Mr. Mills was asked if he heard Coffee make a remark of that kind and be said he did. Mr. Coffee said he had no reasons for thinking Conroy did it. After Coffee tendered his testimony the jury in order that more witntasess lUb can throw any light on the matter m,ay. , fought forward, adjourned un til 10 o'clock tomorrow. Conroy wtt, reIease(j efter tlie jnry adjourned on his cwn recognizance. ENTERPRISING HERCpN'f. B. Heyman, the Furniture Deal er, Returns Home. He Had Been Traveling In the East for Three Months, on Business for Himself and the Valley. B. Heyman, the enterprising furniture dealer, returned yesterday morning after an absence of three months. He has visited all the principal cities in the east, and purchased a most excellent lot of furniture. Although his time was greatly taken ud in business while awav. still be lost no opportunity to do some missionary work for Phoenix. He was interviewed by a Republican reporter yesterday re garding his trip. "I find in some places in the east," remarked Mr. Heyman, that Arizona is a country of which very little is known, and those whom I bad occasion to converse with regarding the country were very much astonished when I mentioned the wonderful e sources of this section of Arizona. Many were incredulous, for the 'Arizona Kicker' bad spread its fame abroad and the only thing many thought the country was good for was a large stamp ing ground for bloodthirsty Indians and the irrepressible and wicked cowboy.' "While in Chicago," continued Mr. Heyman, "I was walking down a prin cipal street one day when some grapes in a fruit store attracted my attention. I stopped immediately for I recognized the Arizon production at a glance. I inquired of the fruit dealer where the grapes came from and he said from California. I picked up one of the boxes and saw that they were from Glendale, Ariz. In New York, I also saw some of the grapes and the ma jority of the dealers were of the opinion that the fruit came from California. You bet. I soon disabused their minds of that idea and told them of what we could do in the fruit line nntil their eyes bulged out." Mr. Heyman finds that in the larger cities Phoenix is much spoken of and, in fact, was attracting considerable at tention and is of the opinion that a large influx of eastern visitors will ar rive this winter. He stopped on his way home in San Francisco and learned that where Arizona securities went beg ging a few years ago they are now sought after. Coin and Bullion. San Francisco, Sept.110. Silver bars, 6767Jg ; Mexican dollars, 5454.