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For Sale. 2& acrea, alfalfa -with
brick house, barn, chicken yard, flow
ers, lawn and shade. Close in on car
line. E. E. Pascoe, 110 North Center St.
FOR SALE: 40 acres alfalfa land,
frame house, corrals and fenced, six
miles out, with ten inches stock In Mar
icopa or Salt River Valley canal. $2500.
R. E. Pascoe, 110 North Center Street.
In His Long and Fierce Fight
With the Amalgamated
The Defeated Company in Fear of the
Local Courts Closes Down Throw
ing 20,000 Men Out of Employ
ment. Butte. Mont:, Oct. 22. The result of
the handing down of a decision today
by District Judge Clancy awarding the
Minnie Healy mine, one of the rich
est properties in Butte and valued at
$10,000,000 to Augustus Heinze and
then granting an injunction against
the Boston and Montana company,
the principal property of the Amal
gamated company in Montana, all
the properties of the Amalgamated
Copper company in Montana tonight
were ordered closed for an indefinite
It is estimated hv the officials cf the
company tonight that at least 13,000
men will' be made idle, and perhaps
20,000 more tomorrow night. The shut
down is the most important and exten
sive ever known in Montana. It is ex
pected that te fires will be drawn
from the Boston and Montana, Butte
and Boston, Colorado and "Washoe
smelters at once.
The Washoe smelters at Anaconda
are the largest in the world and em
ploy 3,000 men. The effects of this shut
down will be felt in all parts of Mon
tana, as there is hardly a county that
the Anaconda company does not op
erate in. in one way or another. Wood
choppers and lumbermen will be idle
and coal miners out cf wcrk in half a
dozen counties. Much excitement ex
ists "in Butte and the city is thronged'
with idle m'ners, blocking the street
corners discussing the situation.
The officials of the Amalgamated
company are rather reiicent in discuss
ing the situation. Superintendent John
Gallie said:
"The managers cf the various com
panies met and discussed the situation
and decided to close down, as there
was no use trying to do business in
Montana, while the local courts were
so manifestly adverse to the company,
ro orders regarding the shut-down
have been received from New York,
the matter being left solely to the offi
cials. Mr. Gillie did not think the New
York people knew the shut-down had
been ordered, until tonight. President
Win. Scallon, of the Anaconda com
pany, refused to be interviewed, sav
ing h would Issue a statement with
in eight hours.
The following properties are affected
by the shut-down:
In Butte: The Boston and Montana
mines: the Anaconda mines ;the Syn
dicate group; Butte and Boston mines
Parrot group ;Colorado company min
es, wasnoe groups. Colorado smel
ter: Butte and Boston smelter; Mill-
men on the Butte, Anaconda, and Pa
cine railroad.
Anaconda: Washoe smelter, lime
kilns. Anaconda foundry, brick yards.
At Great Falls Boston and Mon
tana smelter.
At Belt Belt Coal and Coke co.
At Bonner Blackfcot Lumber Co.
At Horr Horr Coal and Coke Co.
Diamondville Diamondville Coal
Co., curtailing production; Pleasant
Valley company.
In Jefferson county Lime and Silica
In Butte the company employes 6,
500 men. In the smelters at Anacon
da, Butte and Great Falls 5,000 men,
a pay roll of over $50,000.
A representative of the amalgamat
ed company claims that by the decision
rendered by Judge Wni Clancy today
In the Boston & Montana company
case the Amalgamated Company is
prartically wiped out of existence and
cannot do business in Montana- The
decision, they say, in, effect "brands
the Amalgamated as an outlaw. Its
stockholders are prevented from re
ceiving dividends, although $3,000,000
is tied up and awaiting distribution to
stockholders. The Amalgamated peo
ple finding that they are barred from
conducting their own business have
ordered the suspension of all mining
operations in Montana.
Mr. Heinze issued the following
statement tonight:
"The action of the Amalgamated
Copper company in ordering a general
shut down of all the mines of
Butte controlled by their subsidiary
company has no actual connection with
the decisions rendered by Judge Clancy
"His order does not necessitate a
close down. As far as the receivership
suit against the Butte company is con
cerned, there has been no change in
conditions for over two years past.
Application for the appointment of a
receiver for their property has been
pending that long and was today re
fused by Judge Clancy. The injunction
against the payment of dividends has
also been in force for the same length
of time, and today's order simply puts
that matter in shape for the supreme
court to ;-ass upon."
Kratz One of the Principal kt.
St. Louis, Oct. 22. Chas. Kratz was
arrested at Guadalajara, Mexico, to
day. He was formerly a member of the
city council and was indicted February
5, 1902. by the grand jury on the
charge of bribery in connection with
the Suburban street ralway franchise
deal, in which S13!.A00 was plat ed in a
safety deposit vault to he used to pay
for the passage through the council
of a franchise asiceii lor oy tne su
burban company. This money has been
recovered and is now in the hands of
Circuit Attorney Folk.
Kratz. was released on bond of $20.-
000 and, on April 4, 1902, he left the
city before his case went to trial. H;
went to Mexico, where he has remain
ed ever since. On April V his bond was
The arrest of Kratz was brought
about, at the request of the state de
partment of the United State attar
several conferences had been held be
tween Circuit Attorney Folk and Seen
retary Hay, in which Mr. Fclk at
tempted to secure the return of the fu
gitive under the treaty recently signed
by both governments. A heavy reward
still stands for Krat
No More
Will Be Needed
Washington, Oct.- 22. Governor
Taft today cabled the bureau of in
sular affairs of the war department
that the Philippine commission in
tended to indicate by previous cable.-.
relating to the supply of silver, that
the policy of making no further pur
chases is permanent.
The commission also is of the opin
ion that the supply of Spanish Filip
ino coins now in the islands will fur
nish sufticirnt silver for re-coining to
serve all purposes lor a
ong time to
There Was No Riot at the Bowie
New York, ct. 22. A great crowd
filled Madison .'quase Garden tonight
at the Dowie service, and a still great
er crowd massed outside the big build
ing. Two hundred and fifty police were
gathered there to preserve older, but
tonight their services were little re
quired. The subject of Mr. Dowie's jddrjss
was "The Claims of Christ, as Univer
sal ICIng."
"The consummation of the age is
rapidly approaching," he said, "and my
mission i3 to tell you that the great
and terrible day of the Lord is very
near. God has given up the govern
ment of his own world. What a farce
to suppose that God, the creator, the
sustalner. has relinquished his con
trol. To whom? Oh, in America, to the
voter? No. There is but one form of
government acceptable to God, and
that is theocratic government.. Fail
ures of men to understand the simple
laws of God have been the cause of
all human misery."
He recited a number of lines of verso
and spoke a prayer, which the follow
ers repeated after him. a few words at
a time.
Here the audience arose and began
to leave am', a brief benediction wae
Sho Will Not Take the OffensiveAgainst
Berlin, Oct. 22. The German govern
ment takes a cheerful view of the
Kusso-Japarese differences. Russia
had conveyed assurances to Germany
that she will keep strictly on the de
fensive even' i Japan occupies the
Corean ports in force. Japan may act
aggreesively toward Corea without
Russia being affronted thereby or
making a counter stroke. The only
limitation! Russia places on Japanese
action is that she must not cross the
Yalu river. The impression that might
be derived from the foregoing defini
tion of the Russian policy, it is pointed
out here .is that the negotiations are
nearing an end favorable to Japan.
But the associated press i3 informed
that while the result of the negotia
tions is still pending precautionary
miiitary preparations on both sides are
going on.
Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 22. Lou Dil
lon. 2:00, will be sent against the
world's record tomorrow at the Mem
phis driving park track. The mare
will be accompanied by two runners,
and will be driven by Millard Sand
The Spanish-American war veter
ans assisted yesterday in the obse
quies of James Smith, lately of Je
rome, and formerly a private cf the
Thirty-fourth volunteer infantry. He
died of consumption at the Sisters'
hospital here. He was discharg
ed from the army after perform
ing honcrt and faithful service and
his record for character was ex
cellent. He participated in a large
number of battles and skirmish
es in the Philippines and was wound
ed in action, in the Sangnadon moun
tains in Luzon. After his discharge
he went to Jerome and spent much of
his time in the hospital, coining here
on September 17. The funeral services
yesterday were conducted by Rev.
Mr. Gibbon.
Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 22. It was
stated tonight that after a consultation
of physicians attending William L.
Elkins, the multi-millionaire capitalist
of this city, who is seriously ill at his
home, the family of the sick man was
informed that there is little hope for
his recovery.
Upon Which Russia and
Japan Are Standing
Tha Expected Hitch in the Negotia
tions Has Occured and Precaution
ary Preparations Are in Progress.
Yokohama, Oct. 22. It is currently
reported that a hitch in the negotia
tions has occurred and that it is dui
to the Japanese demand for equal rail
way rights in Manchuria, but it is be
lieved that a more serious difficulty
exists. Dispatches are expected here
from Admiral Alexieff, the Russian
viceroy. The feeling of popular unrest
is growing.
The Asahi of Tokio announced today
that a preliminary mobilization order I
has been issued to the Thirteenth army
Though ihis was officially denied. Un
report coincides with much open pre
paration against contingencies. Thir
teen vessels or the Japanese standing I
squadron r,
re engaged in gun practice j
. twenty-five miles from i
off Saseh;
London, Oct. 22. A dispatch to
Renter's Telegram company from Tokio
It is believed that another conference
of statesmen will be convened, proba
bly tomorrow, when decisions having
important bearings on the future course
of events are expected, although there
is no fear of an immediate rupture.
In the meanwhile precautionary pre
parations are progressing. It is re
ported from Pekin that M. Lessar, the
Russian minister, has addressed a long
note to Prince Ching, head of- the Chi
nese foreign office, saying that Japan's
interference in the Manchurian terri
tory will compel Russia to adopt final
measures, and threatening China with
revere punishment if she sides with
Japan. This action, while the negotia
tions are pending, has caused deep um
Speed of the New Cruiser Below Gov.
ernment Requirement.
Boston, Mass.. Oct. 22. The second
class protected cruiser Denver failed
to make her contract speed in the gov
ernment trial off Cape-Ann today.
While the tidal corrections will prob
ably be in her favor they will not be
sufficient to bring her up to the re
quired speed.
AVashingon. Oct. 22. To facilitate
the shipment of sheep from Wyoming,
in view of the imposition of restric
tions to eradicate sheep scab. Acting
Secretary Moore of the department of
agriculture today wrote to Governor
Chatterton that the department in
spectors will be instructed to use dis
cretion in cases where sheep owners
have dipped their sheep and eradicat
ed the scb from their flocks.
But Mr.
Foraker Is Recovering From
His Indisposition.
Sandusky, O., Oct. 22. Senator Fora
ker i3 recovering from the attack of
bronchitis which prevented his speak
ing here last night.
Mrs. Foraker and her son, Benson,
arrived this evening. The senator will
leave for Cincinnati in the morning
and hopes to be sufficiently recovered
to fill his speaking engagements next
Temporarily Suspended in this Coun
try by a Court Decision.
New York. Oct. 22. A case involving
the entile aluminum industry of the
country was decided here when the
United Slates ccurt of appeals handed
down a decision upholding the validity
of the so-called Bradley patent for
smelting by the use of electricity.
The suit was brought by the Electric
Smelting and Aluminum company of
Cleveland against the Pittsburg Re
duction company, the only concern
manufacturing aluminum in this coun
try .and tha court reversed the de
cision cf the lower court, granted the
Cleveland company an injunction res
training the Pittsburg Reduction com
pany from the use of the processes- at
present employed, and ordering an ac
counting of profits for the time it has
been manufacturing aluminum in in
fringement cf the Bradley patent, some
twelve years.
The Bradley patents, sustained by
the courts, were taken out by Chas. S.
Bradley in J891 and 1S92, and covered
the use of the electric current to fuse
and elect rolize metals, the current
acting both to maintain the compound
in a fused state without the use of
external heat and to separate it from
its constituent parts, aluminum being
separated from clay in this manner.
The patent is a general one. applying
to the' elecirolgsis of any material.
Washington, D. C. Oct. 22 New
Mexico and Arizona, fair Friday and
tion Friday.
A Surrender by McLaughlin or a Com
promise. New York, Oct. 22. Peace has been
declared between the democrats of
Broolyn and the democratic organiza
tion of New York over the matter of
the candidates for comptroller and
president of the board of aldermen.
Whether the result was brought about
by the surrender of Hugh- McLaughlin
to McCarren and Murphy, or through
concessions from Tammany in prom
ises of patronage is not known, but
whatever the basis of agreement may
be McLaughlin and his campaign com
mittee will now work in harmony with
the Tammany committee.
The only discordant note was sound
ed by Martin W. Littleton, candidate
for borough president, who insists on
maintaining the attitude by him a week
ago when he declared against the nom
inations of Grout and Fornes.
Laredo, Texas, Oct. 22. Today's
offcial yellow fever bulletin shows:
new cases. 12: deaths, 1; total cases
to date," 49S; total deaths to date. 39.
Ther were twelve cases and line.2
deaths at Monterey on Tuesday.
The Way Dan Patch Is Cut
ting Down Pacing Record
The Most Marvelous Performance on
the Turf The Mile Was Reduced
at Memphis to 1:56 1-4.
Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 22. A mile in
1:56 1-4 was made by Dan Patch to
day at the Memphis Trotting associa
tion track in a trial against time. The
pacer clipped three-fourths of a sec-
ond from the world's record of 1:57 held 1
by Prince Alert and lowered his own
record by 2 3-4 secends. The mile was
paced without a wind shield and at the
finish Dan Patch seemed fresh and
vigorous. The demonstration that
greeted the new world':; new pacing
champion as he flashed under the wire
was a memorable one.
Horse owners, who stood about the
track before the starter':! stand, had
caught the time with their own. watch
es ar.d before the official time was
flushed cut across- the track they set
up a shout and threw their hats and
caps high in the air Tlv; shout was
caught up by the people in 'the grand
stand, the s--ace before it and oa the
club house grounds and the victory of
the new pacing idol was proclaimed
in shouts of applause that reached
their climax as driver M. C Mcllenry
pulled up tx-fui? the judges' stand and
doffed his hat in acknowledgement cf
the acclamation.
The trial was made with two run
ners to set the pace, the sulky pre
ceding the pacer carrying a canvas
strip between the wheels.
The quarter was reached in 20 sec
onds, the half in fiS and the three
quarters pole in 1:27 1-4. As the horses
swung into the stretch Dan Patch was
pushing the lorward runner so close
ly that scarcely a hand's breadth In
tervened between his nose and the
back of the driver in the forward sul
Mr. Morgan Will Bring' His Project I'p
in the Extra Session.
Washington. Oct. 22. While Presi
dent Roosevelt designated in his pro
clamation calling congress into extra
ordinary session only the subject of
Cuban reciprocity for Cuba, it is rea
sonably certain new that the senate,
at least, will have the isthmian canal
question brought directly to its atten
tion. Senator Mcrgan of. Alabama has in
dicated his intention of introducing a
resolution bearing upen the canal
question. Mr. Morgan will endeavor to !
show that the Panama route now is
beyond cons;iaeration and that he will
urge that it is the duty of the presi
dent, under the Spooner law, to con
struct the canal immediately by the
Nicaraguan route
What Powerful Food Can Do.
It is evidently a scientific and pow
ful food that san take confirmed in
valids out of bed and make them well
"After doctoring for two years for
terrible stomach trouble I concluded
that it was incurable," says a young
woman of Filmore, 111. "I was confined
to my rooms all tiie time and expected
to be an invalid the lV.st of my life,
having given up all hope of ever being
well aguin and yet I recovered entirely
and quickly by eating a few spoonfuls
of Grape-Nuts food .every meal in place
of the improper food that had ruined
my stomach.
"An aunt reconimemU-d this food to
me so highly I finally decided that to
be honest to myself I should give it a
fair trial and the result has certainly
been marvelous. At the time I began
eatin. Grape-Nuts I weighed 105
pounds, but now I weigh 159, a gain ol
54 pounds. My strength and activity
are wonderful and I have truly found
the way to get well and keep well. -
"As a strength giver for both mind
and body the action of the delicious
food Grape-Nuts is so quick and cer
tain that it seems like a miracle." Name
given by Postum Co., Battle Creek,
There is no miracle about it.
There's a reason.
Look in each psickase- fo u. copy of
the famous little book, "The Road to
The Way the Colorado Court
Martial Looked
Adjutant General Bell and General
Chase's Lawyer A New and Extra
ordinary Ruling by the Court'.
Denver, Colo., Oct. 22. The court
martial proceedings in the trial of
General Chase were marked today by
outbursts of pas?ion and seme rulings
by the court, which are said to be
novel in ccurt martial hearings. Ad
jutant General Sherman M. Eell was
on the stand and his wrathful objec
tion to the interference cf the attor
ney for the- defense, Willis V. Elliott.
and the defiant rejoiner of the lawyer
for a moment threatened to result in a
personal encounter. Quickly the court
rnrm was cleared, and although it was
not made an executive session, the
hearing was continued behind " closed
doors, the members of the press as well
as the public being excluded. Later
the ruling was made that couns?l for
the defense must not interrupt the
witnesses with objections.
When the court convened this morn
ing the briefs of the attorneys were
presented cn the question of whether
or net General Chase made oath to
the return in the Davis habeas cor
pus case, the one on which the charge
of perjury is based. The notary whose
duty it was to administer the oath tes
tified yesterday that the oath was not
The attorney for the defense produc
ed authorities tc show that n such
oath was necessary and that perjury
I cannot be rredicated except upon a
..n(H.essary., ccuh The court after an
hour and a half of deliberation in ex
ecutive ccsrion decided that General
Chase did make a legal oath in the?
Attorney S. D. Crump, of Cripple
Creek, who acted as attorney for Gen
eral Chase in the habeas corpus cases
at Cripple Cieek, was called as a wit
ness but was excused cin the ground
that any communications he may have
received from his client. General
Chase, were of a. privileged- character.
General Bell was then called and be
gan a .recital of the occurrences con
necto.1 with the Davis cas?. Attorney
Klliott for the defense objected to some
of the questions psketi by - the' judge
advrcate and to some of the state
ments of the witness.
Finally. General Bell, white with an
ger arose and shaking his finger at
the attorney shouted.
"I want this court to understand
that I am telling this story and I will
do it as I see fit. I want you to under
stand that there U no lawyer that can
Ftop mc- and try to mix me up. I aiu
going to tell this story., Don't try to
step me."
Klliott answered with much passion,
declaring that he would make as many
objections- and ask as many questions
as he saw fit.
There seemed imminent danger that
the angry men would come to blows
when the members of the court inter
fered and the rc-jm was ordered clear
ed. Representatives of the press were
hustled out as well as the spectators.
The attorneys were, however, told to
remain as it was not to be an execu
tive session. After admonishing the at
torneys and witnesses that due res
pect must be shown the court and to
each other, the ccurt took recess.
At the afternoon session the court
ruled that no argument should be
made by the attorney for the defense
in support of his objections to ques
tions or answers and that all testi
mony offered should be token and any
objections by counsel noted and con
sidered in connection with the evidence
in the review later. General Bell then
concluded his testimony on direct ex
amination, but hi cross-examination
v.-aa postponed until tomorrow.
Twenty-ninth Session of the Associa
tion Will End Today.
San Francisco, Calif., Oct.- 22. The
second days' session of the American
Bankers' association was made Inter
esting today by the address of Hon.
Wlliam B. Ridgiey, comptroller of the
currency and by the flattering testi
monials cf the country's prosperity
received from the delegates of num
erous states.
The attendance today was large,
equaling that of the opening day and
the interest of the financial men. of
the nation continues unabated. in the
proceedings. Tomorrow will witness
the closing cf the session whan Hon.
Rllis Roberts, treasurer of the United
States will make an address and the
officers for the ensuing year will bi
Leseur. Minn., Oct. 22. The Farm
ers and Merchants' Bank, a private
Institution owned by W. H. and W. A.
Pntten. father and son. closed its
doors today. Neither of the co-partners
would make a statement as to
tho cause of the failure, nor the fi
nancial condition of the bank further
than to state that the liabilities would
amount to $50,000.
Buggies Equipped with
Pneumatic and Solid Tires
22 W. Adams. .
'Phone Red 524.
For Taking Possession .of .Cheyenne
County, Kan.
Topeka, Kan., Oct. 22. Deputy Uni
ted States Marshal Frank McGrath
went to Riley county today where he
placed under arrest Millionaire C. H.
Dewey and his son Chauncey Dewey.
They arranged for immediate bonds
until their hearing in the federal
court at Topeka. The charges against
the Deweys is fencing government
land and intimidating the settlers- in
Cheyenne cour,ty. The indictment
was returned by the grand jury in
the recent session, at Leavenworth.
Included in the charge is James
McBride, William McBride and Wil
liam Ratcliffe, employes of the Dew
eys on their western ranch.
Among the principal witnesses for
the government will . be the Berry
boys, whose relatives were murdered
some months ago on a- ranch near the
Dewey hnuss.
State and Federal Health Authorities
Have Taken Change.
San Antonio. Tex... Oct. 22. The state
and federal health authorities have
taken charge of the yellow fever situa
tion here and under their instructions
the following bulletin was issued:
New cases today, 4: deaths, none;
total caso9 to date. 8; total deaths, 3. .
Two of the new cases today are out
of danger. The other two are serious.
A Variety of Things Happens to Dis
turb the StocH List.
. New York, Oct. 22. The movement
of prices of stocks Joday was again in
conclusive, the net changes being for
the most part trivial. Losse3 predom
inated a:t the end' of the day but the
market had quite generally advanced
in the face of unfavorable develop
ments. The suspension of an Alle
gheny bank, growing out of the fail
ure yesterday of the Federal National
bank of Pittsburg, caused scarcely a
ripple in the market.
London also affected this market un
favorably owing to a fresh outbreak
of fears of "war between Russia and
Atchison, 06; do pfd, S9; N. J. Cen
tra;, 159; C. & O.. 23; Big Four. 71;
C. & S., 12; do pfd. .52: do 2nd pfd,
21; JSrie, 2714; Great Northern pfd. 100;
Manhattan, 133; Metropolian, 106;'
Missouri Pacific, 90; N. Y. Central,
117; Pennsylvania. 11S; St. L. &
S. I''., 53; do pfd, 00; do 2nd pfd, 45;
St. Paul. 138; Southern Pacific, 41;
Union Pacific, 7H1-; Amal. Copper,
3G; Sugar, 114; Anaconda. 62; U.
S. Steel pfd. 53; AVestern ITnion. S2;
Santa Fe Copper. 1.
17. S. ref. 2s, reg. and coupon, 107;
3s, reg.. 10S; coupon. 10S; new 4s,
reg., 134'i; coupon, 13: 'i; old 4s, reg.
and coupon. 111; 5s, reg., 101 '4; cou
pon, 102 Vi.
New York, Oot. 22. Copper advanced
2s Gd in London, spot closing at 54
17s 6d and futures at 54 13s 9d. Lo
cally copper continued quiet. Lake is
quoted at $13 13.50; electrolytic at $13
and casting at S12.62.
Lead advanced Is 3d to 11 2s 6d in
London, but was unchanged here at
Spelter closing at 20 12s 6d in
London, was 2s 6d higher. Locally the
market remained firm at $6.12 Vs.
Bar silver. 61?ic.
Mexican dollars, 4Cc.
Chicago, Oct. 22. Cattle Receipts,
10,000, including 500 Texans and 2,00 j
westerns; steady to 15c higher; good
to prime steers, $5.305.90; poor to
medium, $3.!-0i3; stockers and feeders,
$2.254-10; ' cows, $1.354.35; heifers,
$2(i3.!5; canners, $1.35 2.50; bulls, $2
(j?4.35; calves, $2fii7; Texas-fed steers,
$2.75(?i 3.50; western steers, $34.75.
Sheep Receipts. 25.000; sheep and
iambs steady to 10c lower; good to
choice wethers, $3(TA; good to choice
mixed, $23; western sheep, $2.254;
native lambs, $3.255.60, western
lambs. J 3.75 Q 5.
New York. Oct. 22. Hides steady;
wool lirni-
Chicago, . Oct. 22. December wheat
opened at SOc to 80c, slumped off to
7Sc and closed at 79M.T9c.
December corn closed at 44c, after
selling between 43c and 44444c.
After ranging between 35 c and
35e. December oats closed at 35c.
Although still in disorder, we are prepared to give all orders prompt anil
careful attention. Will be giad tc see ail our old patrons and many new ones.
15 E.at Washington Strt.
Paid-up Capital. $100,000. Surplus and Undivided FrofltB. 175,000.00
E. B. GAGE. President. T. W. PEMBERTON, Vice Pres. H. J. M'CLUNQ, CuHv
W. F. 1OlE, Assistant Cashier.
Steel-lined Vaults and Steel Safety Deposit Boxes, General Banking Busi
ness. Drafts on ali principal cities- of the world
DIRECTCts: E. B. Gage, T. W. Femberton, f. M. Murphy, D. M. Ferry, R. N. Fredericks, L. H. Ctula
ers, F. T. Alkire, J, M. lord, H. J. McClung.
Paid-up Capital, $100,000.00. Surplus and Undivided Profits, $50,000.00.
T. M. MURPHY, President. MORRIS GOLDWATF-R, Vl-e President.
R. N. FREDERICKS, Cashier. W. C. BRANDON. Assistant Cashlw.
Brooklyn Chrome. S-i.eel-lir.ed vjvits and Safe Pf-posit Boxes. A. pi-i.eral
in business transacted. Directors F. M. Murpny, E. B. Gage. Morris Guldrt,
John C. Heradon, F. G. Brecht. D. M. Ferry, R. rT. Fredericks.
Long Distance Telephone No. SC.,
Bills Against Lav vrveyor
General and Chief Clerk
Based Upon Charges of Extorting
Fees, in Addition to Those Fixed
by Law, For WorK Performed After
Office Hours-
The rumors whith have been in cir
culation for a couple of we?ks that
the United States grand jury wool.)
consider the affairs of the office of the
surveyor general during the late ad
ministration, ended yesterday In the
ircdicrnent of Former Surveyor Gener
al Pn'ce and Former Chisf Clerk W.
E. Murphey. The indictments aie
based upon the same charges on
which they were recently', removed
from office, that or charging illegal
fees in the matter of applications for
mining patents and land claims.
There are eleven of the indictments
ail covering cases of the same nature.
There are three charges int each al
leged offense, the . indictments having
been found under each of three stat
utes, conspiracy to defraud the United
States government, extortion under
the color of office a.nd' bribery on the.
acceptance of bribes.
The defendants appeared in court a
short time after the finding of the in
dictments. General Price accompan
ied by- Walter Bennett andi Mr. ' Mur
phey by Judge Baker. The reading
of the complaints was waived by the
attorney of each, but the title of each
complaint was read, setting forth the ,
various crimes charged.
The attorneys for the defendants
took until Saturday morning to clea.1.
! Bond was required in the sum of $2.
I 000 only in ona cf the cases and the
defendants were released on their own
recognizances as to the others. The
bond was furnished by W. T. Smith
and Eugene Brady O'Neill. The in
dictments are joint. The defendants
may ask for 3. severance later.
Within the last day or two. the im
pression had prevailed that only the
acts of Mr. Murphy would be Invest'
gated, it being supposed that the ar
rangements for the extra fees had
been made by him alone. In most
quarters the finding of the Indictments
created some surprise, but It was
known that the government was mcv
"self In ihe case. Witnesses
had been brought here from various
parts of the territory and they were
generally persons who had paid extra,
fees. Such witnesses were Kmmai
Miller, Albert Steinfield, W. A- Cline.
.1. .T. Hawkins, C. K. Taylor, J. J.
Fisher, K. M. Sanford, F. E. Jacob.
W. T. Smth. George R. Hill and E. J.
The following witnosses were
clerks in. the office of the surveyor
gsneral during the administration of
General Price: It. H. Satterwhite,
Thomas Armstrong, G. M. Gillette.
George Christ, O. C. Thompson. A. A.
Lysight, J. M. Barney. J. B. Adams
and E. B. Linnen.
The agitation against the office wa
begun by Ex-Senator R. F. Petti
grew, who was trj-lng to patent some
claims near Yuma. When his a-sent
de-sired the work done on the appli
cations he was told that the office was
behind and that in, order to accomp
lish the work within the time desired
it would be necessary to work the
clerks overtime for which the appli-'
cant would have to pay in addition to
the regular fee. Mr. Pettigrew report
ed the matter to the department and
an inspector was sent here to investi
gate with the result that both tha
surveyor general and his chief clerk
were removed.
it is said that none of the persons
who were summoned as witnesses by
the government made complaint, but
were found by the inspector in the
course of his investigation of the af
fair. The following, are five of the
eleven complaints: For charging F.
H. Herford of Tucson on Jan. 25, 1903.
$50 for copies of surveys and tracings
of plats of the Del Valle and Babo
comari land grants: for charging Al
bert Steinfeld on July 30, 1902, $200 for
extra work on application for a mining
patent; George R. Hill, June 24, 1903.
$90 for work oni a mining application:
W. A. Cline. Oct.. 1902. $75 for work
on a mining application. In the fifth
J. J. Hawkins on, January 21, 1903.
paid $90 for extra work on applica
tions for mining patents. This com
plaint was slightly different from the
others in that it contained a letter
from the office of he surveyor general
saying tha.t Judge Hawkins would be
required to pay $90 in case the work
was completed within the time he de
sired it. He was asked to reply stat-
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