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The situation is taken seriously, not only in military circles, but by conser-ativ-' politicians. Ciiichkoff. the lead er of tin- majority in the duma. an ni '.inc. d bis intention tonight of rais ing at the next meeting of the com mission for the national defense, the question i f the nation's readiness to go 'forward. This, he believed, is of the most vital importance, in view of the news from the CaiicasMs and all parts of Europe. He also purposes to interpellate tne minister of communi cations on the ability of the railroads, particularly in fie Caucasus, and trans-Caucasus to transport troops quickly to the southern and south western frontiers. The douma, accord ing to In ichk. !':". will be guilt of criminal negligence if it permits the roiiniry aain to be drawn into a war for which it is wholly unprepared. The surest means to avoid a rupture, he said, is by serious preparation for any eventuality. M. Khvostochinsky. vice president of the commission, also thinks the sit uation gravt and takes issue sharply with a number of generals who ap peared b fore the commission and saiil tiiai the possibility of hostilities this veal- had exploded. The g. ner.il staff continues to give 'he situation lie most serious consider ation although as yet no reports have beer, received here regarding the movements to troops in the ' interior. A person arriving from Siberia says that for several months there has been an' unbroken movement of Siberian troops te the southwest, in the direc tion of the trans-Caucasian district, and Turkestan, from which they could be most easily concentrated in the Turkish frontier. Tifiis advices to the Associated I'ress indicate that preparations are steadily making for any eventuality. Competent opinion however, taken an optimistic view. The ambassadors of ' the five leading powers, when inter viewed today, considered hostilities as being almost out of the question. It is their opinion that the Turkish mo bilization in Asia Minor and the war like preparations of Russia are parts of a "gigantic game of bluff." which neither side will be able to carry to a finish, owing to a lack of the sinews of war. but they cherish no illusions over a speedy termination of the Aus-tro-Russian difference in the Balkans and look forward to a long period of friction before the powers will again unite and exert the necessary pressure m the Sultan. Diplomats friendly to Austria en deavor to acquit Baron von Achren- "COSART" ON A TANK IS A GUARANTEE We are always busy because we do It right GOSART PLUMBING COMPANY 28 to 30 North Second Ave. , Phoenix, Arizona. Phone Main 285. Res. Main iEO. CARNATIONS AND VIOLETS RECEIVED DAILY. SANICHAS BROS. Secure Positive Protection for Your Valuables One of the most Important acts of prudenca Is to place your Talu ablea beyoid the reach of fire and theft. This protection. can be obtained by renting; Safe Deposit Box In our Fire and Burglar-Proof Vaults. ' We bare the only fully equipped Safety Deposit Vaults In this city. Special rooms for customers. y PHOENIX NATIONAL BANK PHOENIX, ARIZONA The Prescott National Bank, Prescott, Ariz. Has earned a place on the "Roll of Honor" In the Nation al System, being numbered seven hundred and twenty. Capital paid In -Surplus and Undivided Profits DIAMONDS, WATCHES, JEWELRY OUR PRICES ALWAYS THE LOWEST. SPECIAL REDUCED PRICES ON WATCH AND JEWELRY REPAIRING. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. NFRTFnMArSI J- 1 Vll-sL-'lVlil.l N thal. the Austrian foreign minister, of the responsibility of disrupting the European concert. They said today that the prospect of carrying through the proposed judicial reforms in Mace donia had vanished into thin air, be fore the Austrian railroad scheme was proposed. The possibility that Tur key, with Russia's encouragement, might find means of evading the quasi-pi'omise to permit the construc tion of ihe line is admitted, but the general opinion in this case is that Baron von Aehrenthal would have no alternative but to resign. Dispatches from London indicate that the rumor, believed to have been started in Vienna, that Russia (nntcm plated the construction of a railroad from the Danube to the Alriatic Sea in compensation for the Salonika line has-been taken seriously abroad, but the Russian foreign office emphatical ly reiterates its denial that such a project is entertained, the necessary money above all. being lacking. PENNSYLVANIA MINERS IMPRISONED BY MUD The InHications are That all Will be Rescued Alivt. Pottsville. Pa. Feb. 17. Tuentv eight miners were imprisoned in Mod valley colliery near Mount Carmel this morning bv the breaking of a dam which formed in the drift which caused a rush of mud into the gang way where the men were at work. All day a party of rescuers endeavored to reach the entombed men and shortly after six o'clock tonight, they w -re en couraged by soun is of digging on the inside. Later, a shot was fired, indi cating that the men Were actively at work to effect their own escape and that the air inside was good. Among the men entombed are a number of ex perienced miners and it is believed to be possible to effect the rescue of all, unless some met death bv being smothered in the rush of mud when the dam broke. Seven of the number are Americans, the others being for eigners. The men had been employed in the drift driving a heading ?to the surface. Tile heavy rains of the last few days had. caused a great deal of water to accumulate in the drift and the pres sure became so heavy that finally it gave wav and a sea of mud flowed into the gangway where the men were at work. It filled the gangway for 3.'0 feet and it will be necessary to dig through this barrier to get to the workmen from this direction. Three rescuing parties have been put to work. It is hoped that they will be able to get the men out or give them food and drink tomorrow morning. EAT. FAMOUS SANICHAS SUPREMUS SOFT CREAM CHOCOLATES. $100,000 120,000 Manufacturing Jeweler Removed to 33 W. Washington Street. TELEPHONE TREASURER Police o the Country Asked to Join in Pursuit of Henry S. Snow New Yoik, Fib. 17. Preparations were made by the Brooklyn police to day to send out a general request to the oolice throughout the country, to arrest Henry S. Snow, former treasur er of tb New York anil New Jersey Telephone company, who was indicted on charges of grand larceny on Fri day. It is alleged that Snow obtained a loan on $U'0,(hio worth of the stock of the company, for which he had not paid, and some of the company's se curities which were in his custody have disappeared. He has been miss ing since Thursday and is alleged to be a fugitive from justice. QUIET AT FAIRBANKS Washington. Feb. 17. Conditions at Fairbanks. Alaska, where the Western Federation of Miners is alleged to have been deporting non-union men, were reported at the war deartuient ! today as "quiet". The report ( was made by telegraph by -the commander , of the Department of the Columbia. I Who adds: "The saloons have re-open-! cd." MONTANA ORGANIZATION AGAINST THE TRUST The Mine Operators Form a Perma nent Body and Will Build an Inde pendent Smelter. Helena. Mont. Feb. 17. The Mon tana Mining Association today per fected a permanent organization by electing these officers: M. 1. Hewett of Basin, president; Thomas L,. Gree nough, of Missoula, vice president; L. B. Lindermann of Helena, secretary, am! It A. Bell of Helena, treasurer. The pwsident declared that with the co-operation of the members of the association an independent smel ter will certainly be erected in the vicinity of the city in the near future. The report of the resolutions com mittee declares; "It has been demon strated thai conditions affecting the reduction of ores on the ;art of the customs smelters are needlessly unfair and restrictive and apparently have for their ultimate purpose the absolute control of production, treatment and the marketing of the precious metai production of the mines of America." The convention decided to take steps to protet t tiie mine operators of Montana against the danger of ulti mate control by the smelter trust. BELAUD SURVIVORS OF THE EMILY REE4) A Boat Containing Three Living and One Dead Crept In to Shore. Seattle. Feb. 17. At 11 o'clock last night the crew of the little sloop Teckla. lying at anchor in Neah Bay, were sta riled by a feeble hail from a steel life boat drawing "up slowly in the light breeze. In the boat were the forms of four men, three living and one dead, survivors of the American ship Kmiive Reed, wrecked off the mouth of the Nelialem river on the coast of Oregon. The men in the boat were First Mate Zube. and Seaman Edward Abildstedt and' Arthur Jah unke, and the cook, name unknown. The dead man was the cook. The three survivors were in a pitiful condition. Their tongues were swollen from thirst, so that at first they could hardly articulate. All three of them were in a terrible condition from hunger and thirst. They had; no food since last Thursday night, nor any water since they left the wreck at 1:30. on Friday morning. o SUCCESSOR TO DRUNKEN JUDGE Sacramento, Cal. Feb. 17. Governor Gillett today appointed Judge George H. Buck, of San .Mateo, to act in the i place of Superior Judge J. C. I!. Heb- ' bard, of San Francisco. The action was takeT on the advice of Hon. Geo. A. Sturtcvant. the presiding judge of ' the San Francisco superior court. I i Hebbard had been frequently charged ; with Incompetency, through drunken I ness. Large Shipment iof Fisk and Hartford Tires just re ceived. These makes have stood the iTEST and show they are the BEST. ! We GUARANTEE our work and I goods. Phoenix Cycle Co., LANE BROS. & WHITE. 122-26 W. Adams. Phone Red 524. Open Saturdays until 9 p.m. iiim!nw' 5 LOOK SMALL RANCH well improved, nice location, in orange belt. See about this. You can't beat it. HENRY & COSTLEY 15 N. 1st Ave. INDICTMENT FOR PEKJURY Fresh Trouble for Former Banker Morse The Charge Based On His Testimony Before the (rand Jury. New York, Feb. 17. The legal en tanglements of Chas. W. Morse, the former banker and promoter, are mul tiplying. A third indictment, alleging perjury by Morse during his exam ination before the grand Jury. ..as found by the special grand jury Kxlay a short time after he appeared In court to answer to two indictment found last week charging him1 , lib grand larceny. ' Arrangements were made tonight to have him appear to morrow before Justice fowling in the criminal branch of the supreme court to plead to the perjury indictment. Another turn in the case was, the serving on Phillip J. Britt, counsel for Morse of summons in the two actions brought against the former banker. The complaints have not been filed, but it is said that they relate to a stock transaction which occussed some time ago. When arraigned before Jus tice Iowling Morse pleaded not guilty and Justice Dowling set Monday as the date for a further hearing. Britt sp-'d ho did not vet know whether he would interpose a demur rer to the indictments; his legal action would depend on 'a study of the grand jury minutes for which he intended to apply. After leaving the court Morse went to his office and was soon in consultation with former business al lies regarding his tangled affairs. The perjury indictment, it is learned is based upon a limn obtained in September bv E. It. Thomas, from the Bank of North America, of which Morse was then" vice president. In testifying before the special grand jury, Thomas told about the loan which was one of $5ft.0(Mi. A. H. Cur tis, then president of the . bank, also testified to the fact that t!ie loan was made. Morse, who had ben before the gnnd jilry. was recalled and asked it such a loan had been made. It is al leged that ie denied that money had been loaned to Thomas. Thomas was again summoned and this time, it is further alleged, produced a letter which Morse wrote recommending the loan. letter, Morse again Hppeared bofore the grand jury at his own re qutst and It is said, explained that he wished to correct his testimony. This is said to have been done and his testimony is said to have squared with i bat had been learned from other witnesses. It is jointed out. however, that the law is such that corrected tes timony before a grand jury may be made a basis for a charge of perjury. o THE SNELL WILL JURY UNABLE 10 AGREE The Son and Contestant Announces That he Will Try Again to Break It. Clinton, Ills. Feb. 17. The jury in the $2,000,000 Snell will case was dis charged .by Judge Cochrane today, be ing unable to reach a verdict. Richard Snell. the contestant, announced that he will enter a new trial in the May term. The last ballot stood eight for the contestant, to four for the support of the will. The jury had been" out since Sunday. The suit to break the will of Col. PHOENIX ACADEMY AND BUSINESS COLLEGE. Cor. 5th Ave. and Adams St. The best Commercial Course. The best systems. The best training. T Racyclcs and bi cycle tires of all hinds. Many are taking advantage of the low priced bicycles' now on sale. Griswold & Co. The Bieycla Man. 34-36 W.Adama 81 RESTAURANT COMPLETLY FURNISHED iimmimmiiiiiiimmiimmimmimi FOR RENT iiiiiiiiiiimmmmiiiiimimimmiiimi APPLY TO W. J. KINGSBURY TEMPE, ARIZ. Thomas Snell was broughf by the aged and eccentric millionaire's son, Richard Snell, president of the Clinton Bank. It has been rife with sensations the chief of which were the 'Snell let- j tors," written by women and young ,' girls to the old man who was willing'; to pay lavishly for being loved and for i being told so in affectionately worded I epistles, in which apieals for money i were mingled with expressions of en- N deannent. I When Snell ilieif in June ltni7. he left ; to his son Richard an annuity of $.1u a j year: to his grand niece, Maybelle j Snell McNaniara, h left property i valued at $25,000, and an annuity of $1000. The rest was left in trust un til twenty years after the death of his youngest grandchild, then five years old. THE WORK OF NIGHT RIDERS Hopkinsville, Ky. Feb. 17. Night riders lest night visited the farm of V. McKinney, .n the northern part of Christian county, broke open a tobac co barn and rolled out two. wagons heavily loaded with tobacco. I'nder one, they built a fire, and the wagon and contents were destroyed. They placed dynamite In the other wagon, but it failed to explode. REDUCTION OE fORCES BY THE D. k R. G. fhe Railroad Company Will Also Cancel its Agreement With the Union. Denver. Colo. Feb. 17. The Denver and Ri Grande railroad will abrogate its contract with the labor union mem bers employed In the shops at once. Instead of waiting until March 1. ac cording to a report received by the men today. The report said that the entire force in all the shops of the system will be laid off Thursday with the exception of a few men in the round houses, to keep the engines go ing, and that, dating from that time, the men will be laid off three full days a w eek. Vice President Schlacks. General Manager Ridgeway and General Sup erintendent Wellsby are still out of the ,city and the unions will not ask for a conference until one of the three re turns. A SENATOR DANGEROUSLY ILL Washington. Feb. 17. Following an operation for a twist of the bowels, Senator Asburv C. Latimer of South Carolina, is lying in a critical condi tion tonight at Providence hospital. WOODFORD IN CHARGE . OE THE HUGHES LEAGUE Members From Many States at an Im portant Meeting Last Night. New York. Feb. 17. Declarations in support of the candidacy of Hughes for president and prophesies of. his election were made by speakers to night at th formal notif icatiim of General Stewart L. Woodford''. of his (selection as president of the Hughes League in the United States which took place in the Hotel Manhattan to night. Mwiber of the Hughes Leagues from many parts of the coun try were present. The speakers in cluded General Woodford, John M. Mllholland, chairman of the Hughes League; Ex-Governor Bachelder of New Hampshire: Congressman Waldo of Brooklyn, and Ex-Mayor Seth Low of New York. In accepting the leadership General Woodford characterized the political situation as serious and declared that the "democratic party, hungry with long fasting, will do its best to get to gether and win the coming election." MR. TAFT AT NEW HAVEN1 New Haven Conn. Feb. 17. Secre- j tary Taft was the chief guest and j speaker at the Lincoln day banquet of the Young Men's Republican club J tonight and received an enthusiastic ! reception from the gathering, which was one of the largest ever given in this city. FOR SALE Farm Lands Improved Unimproved Fruit Lands Citrus Deciduous Grain Lands Alfalfa Lands Our list covers lands in all parts of the Valley W. J. MURPHY REAL ESTATE, First Ave. and Adams St TELEPHONE MAIN 194 WITHERSPOON CONFIRMED AS BRIGADIER GENERAL The Senate's five Hour Discussion of the Case of This Jumped-Over Officer Failure of the House in an Effort to Establish a Pension for Ketired Government Employes Jiew I'mty lor Depart inent of Commerce and Labor. Washington, Feb. 17. The senate after nearly five hours' debate on tho nomination of Lieutenant Colonel W. W. Witherspoon, to be a brigadier general today voted to confirm. There were only seven votes in opposition. The contest was led by Senator Bulkeley who spoke against the prac tice of promoting officers except by seniority until an officer had seen such service as would cause the whole country to demand it. The doors were closed for several hours during the drscussion of With erspoon's nomination. During the ex ecutive session an agreement was reached to consider the ocean mail subsidy bill on Wednesday. Senator Stone of Missouri announced tt.M he would speak on the Aldrich currency bill tomorrow ANOTHER SUPPLY MEASURE The Legislative, Executive and Judic iary Bill Passes the House Washington. Feb. 17. The legislative executive and judiciary appropriation bill, one of the large supply measures of the government was passed by the house today after several days' discus sion. The amount carried by it as was practically reached by the committee is J3'.336.5TS. There was a lively debate over the provision giving discretion to the heads ot departments to remove or re duce incapacitated employes of the government. When this provision was reached Mr. (Joulden of New York made a point of order against it. The chair sustaind the ioini and the pro vision went out of the bill immediately afterward and the house adopted the following provision by way of a substi tute: "The appropriation herein made for officers, clerks and persons em ployed in the public service shall not be available for ccunpensation for any person incapacitated for performing the service for which such person has teen employed." The chair vuled olt an amendment by Mr. Chaney of Indiana, providing for the payment of pensions at 50 per cent of this salaries to all persons dis charged under under the substitute provision adopted, and an assessment of a half per cent annum on the sala ries of the employes retained, to con stitute a fund for pensions. The reading of the bill was conclud ed and it was about to pass when Mr. Hitchcock of Nebraska, moved to have it recommitted with instructions to re port back with an amendment requir ing the secretary of the department of commerce and labor to cause to be in cluded in its reports of special agents and investigation of trade conditions abroad and information showing the prices at which American made goods are sold abroad to merchants ' and at retail. The motion prevailed and the bill passed. THE CAMPAIGN ISSUE House Republicans Want Some Kind ef r Currency Bill Washington, Feb. 17. The republi- j can members of the committee on j banking and currency entered today J on a series- of conferences by which i it is hoped to reach an agreement re garding a recommendation to the P house of a currency bill this season. The feeling exists among the members j that a financial system, providing for j the fluctuations of naional prosperity See us about drilling figure with you on engines and windmills. D. H- 15 East Washington St., Civilized by Goronado's Men Navajo Indians have been making rugs and blankets for centuries. The history of the Navajo tribe is, a history of the Navajo blanket. Three centuries ago, in the days of t'oronado, the Navajo Indians were manufacturers of cloth. But they did not then knowwhat wool cloth meant. They made their blankets from grass. I once had a large piece of this Navajo grass cloth, recovered from the ancient cliff dwellings of the Indians, line of the curiosities of the Big Curio today Is a piece of grass-wool cloth. This marked the transition from grass to wool. The warp is of grass and the woof wool. It is to the Spanish Ci!n4ic Fathers that the Navajo Indians ' owe their civilization, just as this section of America owes so many other things to the Catholics. They taught the Navajos how to farm and raise sheep and make the wool into garments and serviceable blankets. I will be glad to tell you much more about this noble tribe of Indians if you will only come and ask it. I will show you the most extensive line of their products in the southwest at the same time. R. L. BSLKE U. S. Indian Trader Proprietor of the Big Curio is the issue on which the coming pres idential campaign will be fought and that sort of a bill ito be passed at the present session will determine in a great measure the shape of the finan cial jdank to be inserted in the repub lican platform. The republican mem bers of the committee art therefore very anxious to go before the house with an unbroken front in reporting favorably a currency bill. Thus far some rather wide difference of opinion have characterized the attitude of a majority of members. It is in the hope of closing these branches that a series of conferences was inaugurated today. It is the general understanding that the democratic members will submit a minority report recommending the pas sage of the inority currency bill intro duced recently by Mr. Williams of Mississippi no matter whether the re publicans finally agree to recommend the Fowler bill or some other measure. THE MILITARY BILL Washington. Feb. 17. Chairman Hull of the house committee on mili tary affairs today reported to tho house the army apiropriation bill car rying a provision for a twenty-seven per cent incerase in the pay of enlist ed men and non commissioned offic cers. Referring to the omission of com missioned officers in the proposed in cresae. Mr. Hull says: "This d'-s not mean that the committee thinks the pay of officers adequate. On ithe contrary the committee was agreed that it should be increased though by what percentage has not been deter mined, but the committee, fearing a point of order, felt it would be unwise to include such an appropriation in the appropriation bill." MR. TAKIHIRA AT HIS POST Washington. Feb. 17. Kogoro Tak ihira. the Xew Japanese Ambassador to the, United States, arrived this af ternoon. The ambassador went at once to the embassy residence. lumiiiiiimimiiiiiiuitiiiiiiiiiiuimiiM!! I DWIGHT B. HEARD 1 I MONEY TO LOAN f mm On Buckeye, Arlington or Phoenix Real Estate I DWIGHT B. BEARD Corner Center and Adams, city. E -that well, and let us your pumps, gasoline BURTIS Phoonlx. Store on West fldams St.