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PHOENIX. ARIZONA. SATURDAY MORNING-, OCTOBER IS, 1902.
VOIj. XIII. NO. ir,
Begun Yesterday on an Order From
the Executive Boards
It Is Already Assured That the Proposition to Accept
the Arbitration Plan Will Have a Majority The
Chief Problem Before the Convention Will Be the
Manner of Taking Care of the Miners Who Cannot
Find Immediate Employment The Relief Fund
Will Come in Good Play.
Wilk?sbarre. Pa., Octo'oer 17. In ac
cordance with the call Issued yesterday
by order of the executive boards of the
anthracite districts, all the locals" of
the miners' union throughout the coal
fields began elec ting delegates today to
the convention which will be held here
next Monday to consider the accept
ance or rejection of the arbitration
plans submitted by President Roose
velt. Practically a certain majority of
the delegates will come to the conven
tion instructed to vote in favor of ac
cepting the arbitration scheme.
The principal question to be disposed
A Trippls Tragedy in a Wall Strest
New York. October 17. Using a nw
automatic magazine pistol, William C.
Turner, former president and treasurer
of the Climax Bottling Company, today
shot and killed W. J. Mallard, secr:
tary and treasurer o: the- company, ar.d
Rc bert Hamilton, its president, and
then killed himself -v.ith the. Fame wea
pon. A second revolver loaded in
every chamber wa found in Turner's
pocket, and it is believed he planned to
take more lives. The shoot ir.;i was
caused by a U.aiel b -cvvt-en the thr23
men over an aliened uort--ge in Turn
er's account, f r v h he was threat
ened with cri:ni.;:i! prosecution.
The tragedy occu: rd In the of.ices cf
the law firm Cart nr. Adams & Meln
ley, in the h?nrt of the Wall street
district. during the busy noon hour.
Turner, who was 45 years old and lived
at Mount Vernon. N. Y., a suburb cf
this city, was a cousin cf Governor
Odell of this state. The lrad cf the
law firm in vh- . se offices the shooting
occurred is Pre-sideiit Cantor of th
borough of Manhattan.
Scon after the rhsts rirg out in th-?
otlice building a wild rumor started
that the borough president had been
All the principals in the tragedy were
married. Mallard was 36 yea:s old and
a native of Atlanta, Ga., where he was
well known in business and social cir
cles. Hamilton lived in Pittsburg,
where he was president of the J. T.
and A. Hamilton glass "acttries. He
was about CO years of age. He arrived
at New York yesterday In response to
a telegram from Turner received at
Pittsburg which reid: "Meet me In
New York Friday and I will scttlo v.ith
The three men met In the law ofTiec3
by appointment tn allow Turner to
make a partial settlement and he was
askll for a certified check. "I have
it." he said, and thn he closed the doer
of the room. An Instant later he drew
:i revolver and began firing. Mallard
fell, shot through the heart, and Ham
ilton lived only a few moments. All the
other persons who were In the room,
clerks and members, fled in a panic.
After killing Hamilton and Mallard,
Turner shot himself in the head. Some
moments later, hearing r.o more shots,
the persons who fled returned back into
the room and found the three bodies.
With Which Jose Beltran Will Soon
Jose Redtran, an inmate of the peni
tentiary at Yuma, has Just one more
week to serve. He will probably wish
that that one week might be stretched
out into fifty years, for soon after the
xpiratlon of his sentence he will most
likely be overtaken by a sudden and
violent death. The fact is that he ia
wanted at Juarez. Mexico, for the mur
der of a chief of police there several
years ago. He was then known as
Nicolas Ladamez. He escaped Imme'di
ately after the murder and came to
this territory, where he took the name
of Reltran. A little less than four
years ago he was convicted In Yavapai
county of grand larceny and was sen
tenced to the penitentiary for four
years. His term will expire next Wed
nesday. A couple of months ago the Mexican
authorities learned that Beltran was
the murderer of the chief of police, and
steps were taken for his return to that
republic. Application was made to
Governor Brod'e for his surrender
upon the completion of his sentence,
and the matter was referred to the
state department. The governor has
been authorized to turn Eeltran over
to the-Mexican authorities, and Senor
of before the plan Is accepted by the
miners will be that of taking care of
all the men. The condition of the
mines are such that all the workmen
cannot be given work immediately and
some will have to wait for weeks be
fore the companies can take care of
them. The operators v.-ill net dismiss
the non-union men In order to give
employment to the returning strikers.
It Is understood that the union will
take care of all such men who fail to
find employment. This will be done by
drawing funds from the relief fund,
which is said to be still growing.
Antonio Ponce de Leon, chief of police
for the district of Juarez, arrived yes
terday armed with authority to receive
him. Before hs can be surrendered there
must be the formality of an examina
tion which will take place at Tucson
before the United States commissioner
next Thursday, the day after the ex
piration of the sentence, when Beltran
will be identified by an officer from th'j
penitentiary of Texas, where he had
been confined before the, commission of
Reltran or, as he was then known.
Ladamez has a long criminal record.
He had been convicted in Texas of a
crime and sent to the penitentiary for
a long term. He escaped before the
expiration of his term ar.d went to New
Mexico. He was guilty of several
crimes in the vicinities of Mesiila and
Las Cruces. When New Mexico got too
hot for him he fled across the border,
and it was while he was crossing that
bo killed the chief of police who was
trying to arrest him.
The official from the penitentiary who
has ccme to identify him says that in
asmuch as the republic of Mexico will
dispose of him forever. Texas puts In
no claim to him as a fugitive. The
Mexican way Is the cheaper, quicker
and the more permanent.
Senor Antonio Ponce de Leon Is the
most military looking gentleman who
has invaded this territory for a long
time. He Is clad with the regalia of
hi3 office, a black suit resplendent with
sl!v?r braid and shoulder straps. He
also carries a sword, with which he
does not Intend to kill Beltran, but
which he wears for the purpose of
showing that he can kill him if he
Beltran will not live long after he
crosses the line at El Paso. He has
already been doomed. All the Mexican
authorities have been waiting for all
these years was the victim.
' EECOEPER S HARD LOT
Why Ee Is So Fierce Daytimes and So
Meek at Night.
The city recorder had twa cases to
deal with yesterday. Each case is a
threc-pct drama with various scenes in
each act. and but two acts in each case
have been presented so far.
Harry Watson was found in a box
car the night before along with a
bridge builder, who gave the officer
a strong tali and evaded arrest. Har
ry's command of language was les?
Impressive nnel he was jailed on a va
grancy charge. Act II found him in
police court, where he Faid he was an
h or.es t .miner from 'Jerome, etc. It
ended by the ret order tcdling him if he
ically desired tc be sentenced he would
accommodate him If he appeurod In
court at 4 p. in. today. Act III will
probably see handsome Harry hiding
hor.cely. The ether case was ore of th
kind that makes everybody sad. The
defendants were two half-grown lids
who feared the frightful sentence that
is 'likely to follow their riding on the
Fidewalk after the warnings of the pe
nce. Their counsel was their mother,
who appeared in act II and pleaded a?
r.nlv n mother can. and who brought
into action an array cf extenuating
circumstances that appalled the court.
She was sad, of course, and the Judg?
a.'ter hearing her arguments wa3 sad
der than anybody. He thought first
that he would gc- to jail himself in
atonement to the outraged law and let
tho youngsters o free to worry the
democratic police some- more. Then
he thought ajrain and decided that he
wouldn't, because the' democrats are
almost worried tc death now. So he
had cne of the boys put up his bioyel?
as a bond that both of them would ap
pear in court today and try to square
things up some way. The record?r
ays he is worried more by children
that are b:g enough to know b?tt"r
and too young ti pur.ih, and who are
tronerallv triven free rin by their pr-
i "nts. thin bv all th-1 ro't cf the com
munity con-biro'-). Hp Jrvec chndren
betifr than anybody, but has found out
that the only safe Cme to let hi heart
melt Is when there are no children
around. He tries to do most cf his
"yearning" at night, so nobody will
catch him at it.
THE Tir.URON EXPLORATION.
Arizona Charlie and Party Return to
Los Angeles, October 17. The "'Ari
zona Charlie" party of Tiburon Island
explorers reached Ixis Angeles today,
having made the voyage through the
Gulf of California and up the Colorado
Several landings were made on the
island, and once the party went about
five miles inland, but no effort was
made to explore further. The natlvas
Charles Meadows ("Arizona Charlie")
faid that while he did net think tha
Serl Indians wire any above being can
nibals, he had no fear, and would wil
lingly undertake to rid the island of
them with a weil armed force of thirty
or forty men. The natives are armed
with bows and arrows and a few
knives. There ai e two tribes cf Indians
on the island, or at least two divisions
of the Seris, one of which would not
make friends with the explorers and
seemed hostile when approached.
NATIONAL W. C. T. U.
The Opening of the Great Annual Con.
Portland. Me., October 17. With
pleasant ski?s and Ideal fall weather,
th twenty-ninth annual convention of
the Natic-nal Women's Christian Tem
perance Union opened here today.
Every state and territory in the unio.i
was represented. The sessions will con
tinue until next Wednesday. Mis. L.
M. N. Steven, president of the Na
tional W. C. T. U.. and vice president
at l-Mgp of the world s W. C. T. IT., pre
sided. Lady Henry Somerset, president
of the world's W. C. T. U and Rev.
Henry S. Sanders of London. England,
weie among the distinguished workers
The convention was called to order
by President Stevens, who delivered
the annual address. The repoit of the
corresponding secrt-ny showing the
Z : "J v." i i: tK- -n vt.T read.
FOL'GHT A l-RAW.
Milwaukee, Wis.. Oct-ibcr 17. Art
Sims of Akron. Ohio, and Otto SielolT
cf Chicago fought a six-round draw ba
fcre the Milwaukee Boxing club to
night. In the third Sims floored Sisloff,
who took the even second of count.
BY JOHN REDMOND
His Party to Become the Controllicg
One of Great Eritain.
Roster., October 17. On the steam
ship New England, which arrived tiom
Quot-nstown and Liverpool today were
John E. Redmond, M. P., chairman of
tho Irish parliamentary party and
president of the United Irish league:
John Dillon, M. P. for East Mayo, and
Michael Davitt. Their arrival had been
long looked forward to by all Irishmen.
a3 thp.y are to address the numbers of
the United Irish league which will hold
its national convention In this city be
ginning Sunday night.
Mr. Redmond in spea:ing of the pres
ent conditions in Ireland and ni mat
ters relating to the United Ir ish leagu
said: "The. United Irish leagu9 is the
ruiing power In Ireland today as truly
as ever the Lnnd league was. The gov
ernment was plfced into our hands by
the coerc ion policy and now the country
Irs aroused. We nre on the settlement
of the Irish land question and after
that national self-government will
speedily rome- to Ireland. The Irish
party new in th-! house of commons is
the only real opposition in the English
parliament, and I believe the day is
near at hand when it will have the
controlling Influence in Great Britain.
Hundreds of Irishmen are Imprisoned
under the coerc ion ac t without receiv
ing any trial by jury. But nobody cares
for imprisonment under these circum
stances. The more the people are at
tacked the higher their spirits rise."
JUST COMMON SENSE
Changed the Whole Thing.
"I used coffee all my life until two
years ago, when I was forced to dis
continue it," writes a- lidy firm Mem
phis, Term. "My health became so
wretched that li.'e was almost a bur
den. "I suffered almost continuously with
nervous headache, dyspepsia and ex
cruciating pains in my back. My. heart
action was feeble, and I suffered in
tearely from a feeling of suffocation
?r oppression. Wan extremely email
ciated and debilitated, and so nervous
that the slightest exertion cr excite
ment would produce very distressing
symptoms. My physician pronounced
my trouble nervous prostration,' ar,d
could give slight relief.
"A friend urged me to stop di inking
coffee and try Portum Food Coffee and
r.clz the result. My first tr ial was not
satisfactory, owing to the indifference
of the cook, but the next time, she
followed directions carefully, and I
'cund it decidedly good. After using it
about two months, I awok-3 to the fact
that my bad symptoms had almost to
tally disappeared, and that my health
was better than It had been for sis
-ears. I had nr. headache; my heart
troubled me only at rare intervals:
could eat with perfect imymnity ; gained
llesh, and was generally much stronger
"I had dl -continued medical treat
ment when I be'gan to use Fostum, and
ccirir.cn sense supports me In the con
viction tint Ptstum alone was the cur
otive agent in my case. My children
are quiti fond of it. and I take comfort
in the thought that in Fostum they ob
tain both food and drink and run no
risk of injury to their digestive or
rans. No one has healthisr children
thf-n I, and thir alone is sufficient to
1 prove Us value." Name given by Pos
tum C, Battle Creek, MicJi.
FOR MR. MORRISON
Tliers Was No Kail Big
Enoujii far the Cravd.
The Same Favor fcle Impression Made
There as Elsewhere A Further
Exposure of the Statehood Argu
ment. Mesa was the next stopping point on
the triumphal tour of Hon. Robert E.
Morrison last night. The people of
that wide awake town did not believe
it was possible to bring out so many
people to u political meeting, but they
were there. The largest hall in the
place was Inadequate to hold the
A special tiain which left here at
half past six o'clock arrived at Mesa
a lilt!;; after seven. Mr. Morrison, who
had KjK'nt the day at Tempe, boarded
the train along with many of his
friends. At Mesa the train was met by
a large delegation preceded by the
The ciowd, which was new a large
uiie, was led by the band and the Pi-o..Lc-r
band of Phoenix to the largest
hail in the town. People had come in
from the surrounding country. The
ftre-.-ts were filled with vehicles. The
capacity of the hall is about tiOO, and
it was filled to the limit. Many who
were anxious to see and hear Mr. Mor
rison were unable to get in. Upon the
plattcrm with Mr. Mcrrison were the
The enthusiasm of tha audience had
been manifested upon the arrival of
Mr. Morrison in the city, and it grew
uv.til the last word had been spoken.
i The first speaker of the evening was
Judge Klbbey, who was Introduced by
the chairman. Judge Klbbey spoke fcr
the most pai t of the territorial issues,
though he also dwelt generally on the
piosperity which had attended the rule
of the republican party. He concluded
hi address with a eulogy of Mr. Mor
rison, who he said, though not so large
a man physically as Colonel Wilson,
was immeasurably larger in his capac
ity for usefulness as a delegate to con
gress. The reception of Mr. Morrison when
he was introduced must have been ex
tremely gratifying to him. The warmth
of it w-as never surpassed at a political
mot-ting. The audic-r.ce reminded him
throughout 'the address that it was in
full sympathy with him.
lie discussed the trust question In a
clear manner, and he went over the
platfcrn.s of the two parties, shcnvlr.g
that the republican party of the terri
tory had given the farmer ami the la
bo; cr an earnest of its purpose to bene
fit them. On the other hand the dem
ocratic platform promised what it
could not perform, and which it was
well known it could r.ct. The party had
never done anything of value for any
clss of citizens, either in thi3 terri
tory or the nation at large.
The most telling part of the speech
of Mr. Morrison was the exposure erf
the only argument of the territorial
demcerats In favor of the election of
Col. Wilson, that it Is necessary to se
cure statehood. That is a doctrine that
Marcus A. Smith is ir. luxuriously
r-caching in th? scath. Mr. Morrison
quoted an interview In the Tucson
Post with Senator A. G. Foster of
Washington, a somewhat higher au
thority than Mr. Smith, in which he
said that a republican senate wculd
not bo particularly Inclined toward a
territory which had no other merit
than that it had gone democratic. ,
The impression created by Mr. Mor-ri.-cn
at Mesa was the same favorable
one that he has1 made wherever he has
been during the campaign.' His next
stepping place will be at Florence.
At the close of the meeting Chairman
Lewis announced thit a water meeting
would be held next Monday.
Corn .Business Booming on Chicago
Board of Trade.
New York, October 17. Anoth?r day
of rising prices characterizes the stock
speculation today, and the degree of
confidence that prevailed was a notable
contrast to the depressed feeling that
existed at the outset of the week.
Atchison, 90: do preferred. 101: C.
& O.. 53: Reck Island, 2004: Big Four,
in; C. & S., 33; do preferred. 73M: do
2nd preferred. 49V6; Erie, ZSM; Great
Northern preferred, ex.div., 191V-V; Man
hattan. 135; Metropolitan, 14L; Mis
souri Pacific. 112; N. J. Central, 17G:
N. Y. Central, 158: Pennsylvania,
lCG's: St. L. & S. F., 77; do preferred,
2: do 2nd preferred. 73: St. Paul.
193; Southern Pacific, 74; Union Pa
cific, 106; Amalgamated Copper, 65:
Anaconda, S7Vi: Sugar. 125; U. S.
Steel, 41; do preferred, 90; Western
Union, 92; Santa Fe, 1.
LT. S. ref. 2s, reg. and coupon, 10994 :
3s, rcg., 107; coupon. 108'2: new 4s,
reg., 136; coupon, 137; old 4s, reg.
and coupon. 111; 5s, reg., IO414; coupon.
New York, October 17. Copper ad
vanced In London, gaining lis 3d, which
brought the closing figure up to 53 for
spot and 53 2s 6d for futures. Copper
here also advanced but without im
portant business. . Electrolytic closed
$11.70fftill.S5: lake, $11.75ffill.93, and cast
Lead was quiet and unchanged here
at 4M(C.and London flO 13s 9d. Spelter
remained unchanged in both markets.
New York closing at SVjc, and London
at 19 2s Cd.
Bar silver, !jOc.
' Mexican dollars, 40c.
Hides and wool steady.
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS.
Chicago, October 17. -There was an
enormous trade In corn on the board
cf trade today and the prices of both
grains and provisions were higher.
December corn closed llc higher.
MiC higher, with January provisions un
changed to 7c higher. December
wheat opened 71c to 71c, advanced
to 7214c declined to 71c, rallied to
72&C, closed 72c. December corn
opened at 51c to 5,lc, advanced to 53c,
declined later to 52c, closed at 52c.
December oats closed at 31c, after
selling between 31c and 31c.
SETTLING THE SOUTHWEST.
A Mammoth Excursion of Komeseek
Chicago. October 17. A mammoth
home seekers' excursion will be run
from central Iowa and Illinois next
Tuesday In charge of G. M. McKinney,
land and Immigration agent of the
Harriman lines. There will be, Mr.
McKinney asserts, 1500 bona fide home
seekers on the special trains. In the
party will be homeseekers from almost
every part of the country. The homo-se-ekcrs
will be taken direct to Houston
ar.d from there they will be taken at
Southern Pacific expense to the rice,
cotton and cane fields. It Is expected
that at least two-thirds of them will
n.'.ka investments in Texas with a view
of making that state their future home.
The efforts which the Harriman lines
are making to colonize Texas is meet
ing with marked success. Tons of lit
erature are being scattered broadcast
over the country, and it is asserted
that many thousands have turned their
gaze toward Texas or Oregon and are
UNION VS. MILITIA.
Esst St. Louis. 111., Oct. 17. The Il
linois State Federation of Labor today
parsed a resolution denouncing the
state militia. It was resolved that all
members cf the union who join militia
companies violate. their obligations to
the union, and that henceforth all
union men should decline to Join the
IS AS GOOD AS ENDED
Insurgents Surrender the Town of
Washington, October 17. The follow
ing cablegram was received at the navy
department today from the commander
of the V. S. S. Cincinnati:
"Niche Iaa Mole, HaytV St. Marc
surrendered on October 14. October 13
Firmin evacuated Gonalves and left by
steamer for Mathe.vton. Bahama, with
about 250 adherents. There is 1:0 gov
ernment at the plr.ee. I have landed a
force fcr the protection ct the Ameri
can c or.Fulate-. and to preserve order.
The German gunboat linded a force
alsc. The national forces are near at
hand, and it Is expected that they will
occupy the place on Saturday or next
day. All is quiet there. It is con
sidered piattkally the end of the rev
olution." AMERICAN TRAINMEN
Arrested for Running Qver Citizens of
Bisbee. Arifc., October 17. Two Mexi
cans were run over by a train at Agua
Prieta, across the international Hi
from Douglas, Ariz., this afternoon.
One was killed and the .other badly
The trainmen were immediately ar
rested and placed In the Mexican jail.
They are Ed Patterson, engineer: Fred
McDough, fireman; George Majors,
yardmaster, and F. H. Kidd. switch
man. The excitement is Intense at
Douglas tonight. Superintendent Mor
gan persuaded a party of railroad men
not to cross the line and liberate the
THE BOND PURCHASE.
Financiers Pleased With Secretary
Washington, October 17. The action
of Secretary Shaw In offering . to buy
bonds for the sinking fund to relieve
the present stringency in the money
market is favorably commented on by
It is pointed out that $15,000,000 of
fours which the secretary expects tci
obtain under this offer will result in
putting into circulation in principal and
interest about $20,000,000. which at this
late date in the crop moving will be
yond a reasonable doubt carry the
country safely over the Crisis which is
annually expected at this period.
SWALLOWED THE WAY BILLS.
Greensburg, Pa., October 17. A" show
which carried a goat was transferred at
Kikiminetas Junction to the Allegheny
Valley railroad yesterday. The goat
was pushed Into the car first, and white
the baggagemaster was stowing away
the rest of the baggage the i"0at ate
up his way bills.
Up-to-date, labor-saving systems of
bookkeeping installed for large or small
concerns; mining company books ad
justed: annual closing of books ar
ranged. Phoenix, Ariz. Tel. 3731.
He Cheerfully Waived the Month He
Had lo Live
There Was a Mob Outside Clamoring to Reduce Him to
Ashes His Trial, Hastily Decided Upon, Was Fol
lowed Within Two Hours by His Legal Execution.
Altogether the Past Week Was Crowded With Hur
rying and Eventful Incidents for James Buchanan,
the Destroyer of the Hicks Family.
Naccgdoc'hes, Texas, October 17. Jim
Buchanan, colored, the murderer of the
Hicks family, was tried here today. A
plea of guilty was accented liv
Judge and the negro was legally hanged
witnin two hours after sentence had
been passed. Buchanan was brought
hera under the protection of five com
panies of militia. Upon his arrival here
the negro was immediately turned over
to Sheriff Spraaley, who told the people
he would be given a speedy trial.
The town began to fill rapidly and
the excitement was intense. The tele
graph wires were cut, the railroad
tracks were torn up for a short dis
tance and It was announced that an
effort would be made to get possession
of Buchanan. The district court at
once convened, a jury was impaneled
without delay and the negro's plea of
guilty was accepted by the court. The
judge ordered the death sentence to be
executed November 17, but many peo
ple announced that they would have
no delay. Buchanan then waived the
thirty days allowed him by the law
and was hanged by SheriiT Spradley in
the jail yard in the presence of a large
TAKES BRIDE FROM SCHOOL.
Tinge of Romance in Wedding of Young
Eureka, Kan., October 17. Dr. John
R. Prusey and Miss Grace Cornish were
married in Eureka late Friday night
by Probate Judge R .W. Service. Miss
Cornish is a sixteen-year-old girl who
has been attending the Southern Kan
sas academy here. She is extremely at
tractive and had many admirers among
the students, besides being one of the
leaders in the school society. She is
said to have been secretly engaged to
young Prucey and was to have been
married in December. Prusey, however,
hearing of her successes at school.
drove to Eureka last night from Quin-
cy, a distance of thirty miles, to claim
his bride. He drove to the house on
North Elm street, where the srirl had
been boarding, and the two immediate
ly went to the courthouse, where Judge
Service performed the ceremonv a few
Miss Cornish is the only dauchter of
a wealthy farmer living in the east I n
part of the county, while Dr. Prusey is
a recent graduate of a medical college
and is located at Quincy, where he and
his new bride will make their hnmp.
Miss Cornish was in her freshman year
at the academy.
MUNICIPAL EXHIBIT PLANS.
St. Louis Board Considering Thi3 Fea
ture for the World's Fair.
St. Louis, Mo., October 17. The board
of public improvements Is figuring on
a proposition to have a municipal ex
hibit at the World's fair. A relief map
of St. Louis may be prepared and
placed on exhibition. It will require
about $10,000 to make such a map.
It is also proposed to have an ex
hibit showing the construction of the
streets and sewers. Each department
head has been instructed to prepare an
estimate of the cost of a suitable ex
hibit, to be presented at a meeting of
the board next week.
A MOST RIGHTEOUS JUDGE.
Excused Juror so He Could Bring Chil
dren to the Carnival.
Marion, Kan., Oct. 17. The district
court, now in session here. Is short
one juror, a farmer living near
Lest Sprinrs. A few days ago Judge
Moore received a letter, written In a
childish hand, saying that the writer's
THE PHOENIX NATIONAL BANK
Paid-up Capital, JIOO.OOO. Surplus Rnd Undivided Profits. JSO.tv.
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L. B. LARIMER, Assistant Cashier.
' Steel-lined Vaults and Steel Safety Deposit Boxes. General Banking Bualnatui.
Drafts Issued on all principal citlea of the world. Director G. B. Richmond. B
Heyman, F. M. Murphy, D. M. Ferry, E. B. Gage. T. W. Pembertoa, R. N. Frad
orlrlra T, fT. Oholmom 'Prank AUctro.
THE PRE5COTT NATIONAL BANK
Tald-np Capital. $100,000.00. Surplus and I"ndllvo1 Profits, im nJ 00.
F. M. MURPHY. President. MORB,a GOLPWATKR. Vice President.
R. N. FREDERICKS, Cashier. W. C. BRANDON. Assistant Cashier.
Brooklyn Chrome Steel-lined Vaults and Safe Deposit rtoites. A rnr) ha-k
1nr business t'-inso'-ted. Director" F M Murphy. E. H. Clg. Morrla Oollwatr
Joho C. Hrndon. V. (1. Breoht, D. M. Frry. R. N. Frerlcka.
J. S. ACKER 8c CO.
Suite 4 Union Elock
Brokers in Real Estate, Mining and Mining Stocks. Correspondence solicited,
and Information cheerfully given.
GLAD TO BE HANGED
Ten days ago the dead bodi-
Farmer Hicks, his wife and daushttr
were found In the Hicks home, an.!
Sheriff Spradley began a searc h for th
murderer. A wee k later Jim Buchanan
was arrested and confessed te the mur
der. The news of the r.egro'a confession
spread rapidly, and a mob of s-v-ral
hundred people march?d after the shr-r-iff
and his deputies with the Intention
of securing possession of the negro and
burning him at the slake. Shr-rtff
Spradley and his deputies refused t
give over the prisoner, and later th-y
were joined by Sheriff Bowers of San
Augustine county. The two ofT.cer.-t
through a ruse finally succeeded In
spiriting the negro away to the parish
Jail at Shreveport. Buchanan was next
taken to the Jail ct Henderson and
company of militia was ordered out to
protect the negro from violence. A
mob formed and it was feared a colli
sion with the troors would result In
sc-r lous bloodshed. Two more compan
ies Of militia were dispatched to Hen
derson, and today when the nt-gro leit
Nacogdoches he wa? guarded by fit-
companles of militia.
father had betn summoned in the jjry.
"But." it went en. "he has promisrl ti
take us children to Kansas City that
week, and thU Is the first lime be ha
premised to tske us anywhere. Wort't
you pleare let him off for the w'.
that we can go?" It was irnJ by
four children, the youngest evidently
being hnrdly able to held a pen. Ju ig
Mocre replied, allowing the father t.
go if be wculd fulfill his i-ron.:..-. and
asking the children to inform him if
the promise was not carried oul. Th
juror did not come to court. it is pr-surr.c-J
that, wlih the children, he is en
joying the rights of Kansas City.
An Agricultural Uprising Attracting
Attention of the Military.
Rome, October 17. An agricultural
j strike has broken out In the district of
Syracuse, Sicily. Carbineers who wen
sent to preserve order were received at
Gaicratana with volleys of fur.es. They
fired revolvers in the air. but this fallal
to cveraw? the rioters, wha dragsevl
one of the soldiers into a house an. I
The carbineers then endeavored t re
treat to their barracks to procure their
rilles. but they were so closely pres -d
by the mcb that they were compelled
to fire their revolvers In self-defers
with the result that two peasants r
killed and others were wounded.
PUT ARSENIC IN CAKES.
Omaha, October 17. Arthur Morgiii
and three children, aged 7. 9 and II
years, were poisoned today by eaiir.c
cakes, in which arsenic had been placed
by the wife and mother, who mistens It
for baking powder.
The two younger children are In a
critical condition, and it is thought
they will die. The ol le.-t child tnd th.
father will probably ree-over.
THE BEEF COMBINE.
Trenton, N. J., October 17. The Unit
ed States Packing company, which I
understood to be the beef combine. wa
incorporated here today with an au
thorized capital of $1.0ui).00O. It is un
derstood that this amount will be- sub
sequently increased to $5PO,oOO.(Vi0.
Washington, October 17. Forecast fr
New Mexico, Arizona and Wyoming
Fair Saturday and Sunday.
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