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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN. SEENTII YEAR. P1KENIX, ARIZONA- FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 4, 1896. VOL. VII. NO. 168. THEY'LL FIGHT IN COORT SSV? clerk in thej I Mr. Hammer lsrrt is said, a con-' Suit Entered to Restrain Pay ment of the Purse. Fitzsimmons Claims Conspiracy- Referee Wyatt Earp Is in a Peck of Trouble Over His Decision In Favor of Sharkey. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3. The city is divided as to the result of the Fitz-simmons-Sharkey fight. No one ques tions that Fitzsimmons had the fight practically won in the eighth round, and many assert that he was unjustly deprived of the decision. Sharkey's frfends assert that he was knocked out by a foul blow and was consequently entitled to the honors of victory and the purse of $10,000. A number of physicians and- newspaper men examined Sharkey's injuries today and were convinced that his condition was the result of a foul blow, the sail or's skiu being swollen and discolored In the region of the groin. Fitzsimmons' . attorneys expect to prove the existence of a conspiracy to deprive him of the purse. When Lynch, Sharkey's backer, and Referee Earp presented the $10,000 check for payment this morning the bank re fused to cash It, acting upon instruc tions from the officials of the National club, who requested that the payment of the check be temporarily deferred. Fitzsimmons said today that the referee selected was chosen to give a decision against him and that he car ried out his part of the programme. He said he never fought fairer in his life, while Sharkey fouled him at least twenty times, but the referee took no notice of his protests. Late this afternoon Bob Fitzsim mons through his attorney, com menced suit in the superior court to restrain the Anglo-California bank from paying Sharkey the $10,000 purse awarded the sailor by Referee Earp. Fitzsimmons charges conspiracy be tween Sharkey, the National club and others to award Sharkey the purse un der any circumstances. He therefore prays that the bank bp enjoined from paying the money. Judge Sanderson granted the In junction - and the case will soon be tried in court. When Wyatt Earp appeared in the ring last night to act as referee, Police Captain Wittman took from him a large-sized pistol. Tonight Earp was arsested on the charge of carrying con cealed weapons, but was released on $40 bail. Earp is very indignant over the comments on his decision in the Sharkey-Fitzsimmons fight and loudly maintains that his decision was fair and honest. He says the foul was plainly intentional. Dr. Lee, the man called in to attend Sharkey last night, in spite of the fact that other physicians offered their services, Is not recognized by the reg ular medical fraternity of this city. It is stated by a prominent physician that the Injuries exhibited by Sharkey could have been caused by a blow on the navel. NEW YORK, Dec. 3. Corbett said today that one result of the San Fran cisco fight would be to put Sharkey In the first rank among fighters. He said that Fitzsimmons was boast ing before the ifight that if he landed on Sharkey's jaw it would settle him, He did land twice in the first round and did not settle Sharkey, and it is hardly reasonable to suppose that Fitzsimmons hit harder in the eighth round than early in the fight. DALLAS, Tex., Dec. 3. Dan Stuart said today that the result of the Fitz-simmons-Sharkey fight would have nothing to do with the Corbett-Fitz- simmons contest. The money is up, Fitzsimmons has accepted and he will soon depart for New York to sign with Corbett YUM! YUM! Homely Man Kissed by Pretty Girl on an Election Bet. WASHINGTON, Dec. 3. As a re suit of McKinley's election, the patent office was the scene today of an unusual episode, in the shape of the prettiest girl in the office kissing the homeliest man. It was the sequel of a freak election bet by the McKinley girls of the office on the one side, and the Bryan girls on the other. It fell to the lot of Miss Dorothy Marks, a Kentucky blonde, not only the best looking girl among the Bryan supporters, but the belle of the in terior department, to kiss the ugliest man, and the judges, consisting of two young ladies, one a Bryan maiden, the other a McKinley admirer, decided that she must kiss Mr. Charles H. I firmed bachelor. It happened that , Mr. Hammer was off on furlough, and they had to wait for his return. j Yesterday he arrived, and this morn-! ing he made his appearance at the of- flee, ' Miss Marks saw him, and as there was no one looking she thought that i would be the best time to pay her bet, j and, rushing up to Mr. Hammer, she I exclaimed: "Oh! Mr. Hammer! I'm soj glad to see you that I am going to kiss i you!" i Mr. Hammer had no intimation of ' the wager, but he acknowledged the favor gracefully and retired to his desk smiling. . , TRANSPLANTING SALMON. Pacific Coast Salmon Eggs on the Way to Eastern Rivers. .. . . WASHINGTON, Dec. 3. Under the direction of Commissioner, Brice a large number of Pacific coast salmon are to be planted In eastern waters. A fish car containing 5,000,000 eggs is now on its way east and the eggs will be planted In the Kennebec, Penobscot, Merrimac, Hudson, Delaware and Sus quehana rivers. DEATH IN THE SNOW, LOGAN, Utah, Dec. 3. Hyrum Jep- peson, James Christiansen, Sr., and his son James, were buried in a snow- slide yesterday afternoon in Logan canyon. Jeppeson finally extricated himself, but the father and son were both killed. AUSTRALIA WANTS FLOUR. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3. The de mand for flour from Australia con tinues to increase, two ships having been chartered to carry 4,500 tons to Sydney. Besides these shipments or ders have been placed for 30,000 or 40,000 barrels which will go by sail. THE DANGER IS PAST. The Chippewa River Is Falling a Foot Per Day. CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis., Dec. 3. With the water again climbing, the outlook for this threatened valley is still rather uncomfortable. For fif teen miles between Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire and for nearly the same distance at Durand, the river is a mass of hacked ice and timber and is hourly becoming worse. The water has been backed up, flooding parts of Durand and the lower levels "of this city. The lumber mills are surrounded and partially engulfed by water which has frozen. Near by business places and dwellings are in the same predica ment, although being a little farther away from the river channel, their sit uation is not so serious. Railroads are not suffering as much as might be expected. The Omaha line runs along the high bluffs and has not been in the least hampered. The Wisconsin Central tracks are covered with water' and its trains use the Omaha tracks. The river branch of the Milwaukee & St. Paul road has stopped business for the present. Col. W. A. Jones, U. S. A., of St. Paul, in charge of the government works in this section, will confer with the authorities in regard to another attempt to break the ice dam here. It is feared a break at Little Falls dam, thirty miles above here, would carry nearly everything here. The people are still moving from their houses to day. Many offers of relief have been received from various quarters and re lief will be necessary before the end of the trouble comes. Col. W. A. Jones, U. S. A., who has been investigating the situation along the Chippewa river, said today that the river is falling at the rate of a foot a day and there is no reason for ap prehension. Most of the water Is able to get away" under the ice and the back water rep resents the amount of water that it unable to get away. As the stage of the river goes down, more of this water will flow away under the ice and the floods here will be over soon. AFTER THE BALL. Two Young Men Participate in a Trag edy at Butler, Pa. BUTLER, Pa., Dec. 3. At a country dance, ten miles from Butler, James Stover and William Cappeau, each 20 years of age, quarreled. Cappeau struck Stover twice in the head and once on the back with a sharp hatchet, inflicting probably fatal wounds. Thinking he had killed Stover, Cap peau cut his own throat, dying a few minutes afterwards. ARRIVALS AT ASH FORK. ASH FORK, Ariz., Dec. 3 (Spe cial.) Arrivals at Depot hotel: Mrs. A. C. Bernard, Tucson; A. Barney, Denver, Colo.; Joseph Lawler and wife, Albuquerque, N. M.; M. F. Brown, Og- den, Utah; Mrs. A. M. Vaughan and servant, Richmond, Ind.; William Fredrickson, Chicago; John G. Mc Bride, San Francisco. LO, THE POOR INDIANS AGAIN! : j l Were Defeated on Their Own j Gridiron Yesterday. j 1 They Played Hard on the Offensive But C alcl Not Ova come the In terferenceA Contest Abounding In c$rillint Plays. . . The football game between the Phoe nix team and the Indians on the In dian school gridiron yesterday after noon was a very pretty one for spec tators. Long runs, beautiful inter ference, long punts, a. drop-kick over goal from the field and general snappy playing all went to make the game very interesting and exciting. The Phoenix team lined up as fol lows: Center, Dobbins; guards, Deardsley and Hartwell; tackles, Ev ans and R. Fowler; ends, Linville and Freeman; quarter, J Cobb-Cotton, halves, H. Fowler and.Robinson; full back, Willis . :', , Phoenix had the kick-off. . Willis kicked off over the goal line and the Indian fullback returned the punt from ten yards over the goal line. The Phoenix ends went down on the ball at the 20-yard line. Fowler went through for four yards. Robinson then went around left side for a touch down. Willis failed at goal by two feet. Score, Phoenix,' 4; Indians, 0. The Indians kicked , off. Cobb caught the ball and regained ten yards. Robinson went around left end. Fowler went through right side for ten yards, Robinson through left side for five. Willis went through right tackle and end for seven yards, Robinson around left end for two yards. The ball went to the Indians on downs. The Indians gained four yards and lost the ball. Phoenix took the ball and sent Fowler around the right end for a touchdown. Willis kicked goal. Score, 10 to 0. The Indians kicked off. Deardsley stoppe'd the ball, but ar Indian fell on it. The Indians worked their re volving wedge for a few yards and then punted. Willis caught the ball and with H. Fowler lar interference regained thirty yards. Fowler went through right side for ven yards, Rob inson around left fjr six, Willis through left for five, and the ball on the 15-yard line to left of goal. The ball passed to Willis r a drop-kick from the field, and the sphere went spinning from his toe straight over goal, scoring to Phoenix the first drop-kick from the field ever seen in Arizona. Scdre, 15 to 0. The Indians kicked off. Fowler caught and recovered twenty yards. Robinson went around left and under beautiful interference for fifteen yards. Fowler around right for ten yards. Willis went through right tackle and end for ten yards, and was tripped on a clear field by accident. Fowler went around right end under magnificent in terference for a 50-yard run, wnth the entire .Phoenix team surrounding mm, ana maae a toucnaown. wiuis Kicicea goal. Score, 21 to 0. End of first half. The Indians kicked off. Willis caught the ball and returned punt, sending it in touch. Linville fell on the ball and Robinson went around right end. Robinson then took the ball, on the double pass from Willis, ana scorea a toucnaown on a .su-yara tttiih onn.n or run. Willis failed at goal. Score, za to 0. The Indians kicked off., Freeman caught the ball and returned for seven yards. Fowler went through right side, and shaking off the Indians like rats, gained thirty yards. The ball went to the Indians on downs. They worked their wedge for thirty yards, and then punted. Willis caught the ball and started home with it. He knocked over three Indians in suc cession by that terrible stiff arm tackle blocker and forced in touch af ter thirty yards. The ball went to the Indians on downs and they soon sent it back into Phoenix territory on a long punt. Willis caught and ran down touchline for fifteen yards. Robinson went around left end for ten yards, Fowler through right for five. Willis started through center and went down in the crush. Time called to readjust his floating ribs. Robinson went through for touch down. Willis sent the pigskin at a sharp angle over goal post for goal. Score, 31 to 0. The Indians kicked well into Phoe nix territory. Phoenix lost the ball and then the redskins began to roll over each other and Phoenix included for sharp gains. Four fouls on the part of Phoenix added forty yards to their gains. They rolled around and unraveled themselves until one yard from goal. Phoenix braced up and pushed them back from goal line for five yards. Then the Indians went through Phoenix for a touchdown. The Indians failed at goal. Score, 31 to 4. The game from that point was back and forth for the remaining one min ute, when time was called. Score, Phoenix, 31; Indians, 4. The Indians played a hard game on the offensive, but they could not over come the Phoenix interference, which has improved wonderfully. The spec tacle of Fowler running for fifty yards for a touchdown at a dog-trot, with the entire Phoenix team, protecting him, is rarely seen on the gridiron. Evans at tackle played powerfully and his comrade, R. Fowler, stopped JJTu standard at end and at guard, Deards- ley worked hard and very effectually. Hartwell who played at guardj shows splendid promise and will make a football player with training. Cobb at quarter was true and quick, and Cotton, who relieved him in the sec ond half, played good ball. H. Fowler and Robinson at half were terrible runners. They got into interference better than ever before and ran well under it. Willis punted true and hard and his drop-kick over goal reflects credit on himself and the team. Dobbins, who played center for 'the first time, did very well indeed. The Indians' names could not be ob tained, but they played hard and with grit. The interference work of Phoe nix was too much for them, however. As a whole the game was a pretty one. The Indians show careful training. They failed to make their score higher from the fact that Phoenix persisted in keeping possession of the ball, from those long runs under magnificent In terference. . WASTE OF TIME. To Consider the Dingley Bill, Says Senator Dubois of Idaho. WASHINGTON, Dec. 3. Senator Du bois 'of Idaho arrived today. In reply to a question as to the attitude of the silver Republicans on the tariff ques tion, he replied that he had had no opportunity to consult with the other senators, but so far as the Dingley bill was concerned they did not believe it wodld pass. "It Is a measure which has already been condemned," he said, "and it ap pears to me to be foljy to waste time upon it. To my mind congress should meet and pass appropriation bills and go home.." REGENERATED. Election Bet Paid by Baptizing the Loser in the River. WHITESBURG, Ky., Dec. 3. The boss election bet was paid here today. About twenty days before the election Uncle Madison Collins, aged 70 years. and an "all wool and a yard wide" Re publican, and W. S. Wright, a young justice of the peace of Letcher county, a free silver Democrat, agreed with each other that if Bryan was elected Wright should baptize Uncle Madison in the Kentucky river at this place, and vice versa if McKinley was elect ed. So today at 1 o'clock p. m. they met at the court house, each properly clothed for the ordinace of baptism, j ani marched to the river at the east end of Whitesburg, the place appoint ed, where over 2,000 people had assem bled to witness the scene. And the Whitesburg choir, being called on so i to do, sang. At the conclusion of the singing . Uncle Madison, taking Wrieht by the I arm. marched him into the water and located him at a place where the water was sufficiently deep, and, taking his position at his side, placed his left i hand on his shoulder, and with a grave an(j earnest exm-ession on his face. repeated the following ceremony: 1 . - My friend, inasmuch as you, once being a true Democrat, faithful and loyal to the original and only true Democratic party, have strayed off from the sheep-fold to follcw W. J. Bryan, the billy-goat leader of an archism and Populism, and have found no quarter or shelter there; and inas much as the Republican party will not have you, I now initiate and baptize you back again into the now blighted, crippled and forever ruined, yet only true Democracy, in the name of your hitherto godfather, Grover Cleve land," and plunged him under, head and heels, and raised him up again and conducted him to the shore, where he was .received with open arms b'y W. J. Caudill, Robert Bates and J. S. Fair childs, the only original and "sound money Democrats who happened to be present at the time, and again the choir sang, "There's a stranger at the door, Let him in, let him in." LEAP TO DEATH. Wealthy Widow Jumps From the Fifth Story of an Hotel. NEW YORK, Dec. 3. Eliza C. Cum mings, about 35 years old, said to be a wealthy widow of Hillsboro, Ohio, committed suicide here today by jump ing from the fifth story window of the Empire hotel. BROKE A BIKE B-ECORD. DENVER, Dec. 3 Arthur Gardiner of Chicago established a new profes sional bicycle record on the D. W. C. track today, riding a quarter of a mile unpaced, flying start, in :261-5; and half a mile in one minute flat. The previous record for a quarter was :26 2-5, held by Otto Ziegler. THE SILVER MARKET. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3. Silver bars, 6-5; Mexican dollars, 51&52. THEY HELD DP THE BREWERY Daring Deed of Three Men at St. Louis. In Daylleht Hours They Tie With Ropes an Office Full of Clerksand Get Away With Several Hundred Dollars In Cash. ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3 Three highway men with drawn revolvers entered the office of the Home Brewing company this afternoon and held up the cash ier, Robert Haverkamp, forcing him to hand over $400, and then, not being satisfied with the amount, went be hind the counter, looted the money drawers and secured from $500 to $800 additional. When the holdup occurred there were present in the office the cashier, a half dozen clerks and several cus tomers. Two of the robbers held up the occupants off in a line, while the other went through the safe and money drawers. When the desperadoes had" taken all the money they produced ropes and bound hand and foot every one in the office. This required nearly ten minutes and it seems marvelous that they' were not discovered by some one from outside. When the thieves had gone one of the clerks freed himself and liberated the others. Upon leaving the office the robbers mounted a car and went toward the river. The brewery' employes were unable to' give the police a good description of the men. MATTERS IRRIGATIONAL. Committees Reported and New One Appointed Last Night. The local committee of the irriga tion congress met last night for the transaction of such business as might be brought before it by the sub-committees. The list of delegates who 'have sig nified their intention of attending the congress was read and the subscription committee made a report of the work it has accomplished since being ap pointed. The entertainment committee re ported that the First military band stationed at Tucson was willing to attend the congress duriLg. the three days' session for no other -Remuneration than the actual expfaees of the members. Their proposition was ac cepted. Dr, Ancil Martin was appointed a committee of one to secure rates from hotels for the visiting delegates. H. H.. Logan was appointed to secure conveyances for the 'purpose of driv ing the delegates around the valley. Mrs. Jerry Millay, Bruce Periey and L. L. Plank were appointed a com mittee on decoration. It was decided that on Friday, De cember 18, the visitors would be driven to the Indian school, Arizona falls and the orange grove and on Saturday to ' Tempe and Mesa. DEATH'S VALLEY. Colonel Brooks, who recently took a trip across Death Valley, thus speaks to a Yuma Sentinel reporter cf that wonder of nature: "It is truly regretful that this phe nomenal country cannot be seen by the thousands of people who read of its In describable wonders. When the de scriptive powers of our most able writ ers have been exhausted in an effort to convey to the public a correct im pression of precipitous depths, gran deur of its confines, combinations of all known minerals and added to th:s the solemnity of awe, of future, of death to many travelers, the reader's most grasping imagination still vague, and as far short of the reality as is the possibility of an ox drinking the wa ters of the San Francisco bay. "An indefinite idea of the exceeding grandeur of thesalt precipice miles in length that is situated at the head of Death Valley, as the sun shines up on it each day of the 365 of j.he year, may be obtained by directing one's thoughts or imagination to the sub limity of Niagara Falls, when its di mensions have been multiplied by one hundred, and the water is converted into transparent icicles with the re flecting brilliancy of ten thousand chandeliers, and then by some unnatur al expanse of the imagination an ap preciative sense of the stubborn facts is had; of the deep brown or oxide of iron color, the crystallizing salt ex tending over fifty miles in the lowest depth of Death valley. "There is nothing that has a name or a shape, more abrupt, 'meven, or topsey-turvey, than is this mass of salt as spewed from the unknown depths of the earth. The projecting points, one above another, are gen erally oblong, and of all dimensions from one inch to five feet, and as the inner pressure of the unknown forces have thrust and crowded the millions of varied forma and sizes of fragments promiscuously to the surface, it pre sents a distressing confusion. The salt is of the ordinary hardness of stone."