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$3000 on Improved Real Estate $2000 on Improved Real Estate. $1500 on Improved Real Estate. $1000 on Improved Real Estate. . E. E. Paseoe, 110 North Center Street. THE ARIZONA. EE PIT BLIC AN Do you want a FIVE-ACRE TRACT? I have a five-acre tract about one mile from the center of town that I will exchange for city property. E. E. Paseoe, 110 North Center St. NINETEENTH YEAE. 14 PAGES. PHOENIX, ARIZONA, MONDAY MORNING, MAY 3, 1909. 14 PAGES. VOL. XIX. NO. 357. DEATH DEALT AWFUL BLOW Valued Life Lost Through a Terrible Mistake FULL DETAILS ARE L A. H. Demrick Engineer of the Reclamation Service Drowned in Sluicing Tun nel at Roosevelt Narrow Escape of Engineer Harris. The saddest of all tragedies !n con nection with the construction of the Roosevelt Dam. occurred yesterday morning about 9 o'clock when A. H. Demrick was drowned and A. L. Har ris narrowly escaped death, in the sluicing tunnel, through which the water runs from the reservoir to the river below the dam. Several lives have been forfeited in the progress of this work, but usually the victims have of their own volition taken chances against danger or suffered through cir cumstances humanly unavoidable. In this case it appears that the men themselves in no way contributed to their desperate situation which was brought about through others, but by whom and to what extent responsibil ity should attach -is not known here. Justice to all demands the suspen sion of criticism, at least until all facts are learned. A. H. Demrick was an electrical en gineer in charge of all the electrical and power construction of the project. A brother resides at Mesa City and was immediately informed and left in the direction of Roosevelt. The body was recovered within an hour after the drowning and dispatched toward Phoenix. Undertaker Tom Whitney of the firm of Easterling & Whitney of this city. leftonthe nOon train for Mesa City where an automobile was secured and he proceeded to Fish Creek station where, according to tele phonic advices, the body arrived about mid-afternoon and where it was prob ably met by the bereaved brother. Nothing is known yet concerning its subsequent disposition. A. L. Harris is an engineer of the reclamation service and is the princi pal assistant of C. W. Smith who is resident engineer in charge of the con struction of the Roosevelt dam. He has had personal charge of the install ation of the gates in the sluicing tun nel and he and Mr. Demrick were en gaged in their inspection when the re grettable incident occurred. Mr. Har ris was swept through the tunnel and rescued from a pool in the river below, badly bruised and battered but not so seriously hurt but that he could walk home. The facts were telephoned to Super vising Engineer L. C. Hill in Phoenix as soon as possible. Mr. Hill left for Mesa City on last evenings train and will proceed to Roosevelt today, accom panied by J. H. Quinton of Los Ange les, a consulting engineer of the ser vice, with whom Mr. Hill intended to go to Roosevelt with in a day or two anyway. What he does today will be governed by what he learns when he meets Mr. Demrlck's brother. Should there be any funeral ceremony today at Mesa City or elsewhere in this valley, which is hardly thought probable, Mr. Hill will return with the bereaved brother. Be fore leaving Phoenix Mr. Hill left or ders that in such an event the reclam ation offices in this city should be closed out of respect to the dead. If the obsequies are longer delayed or the body is sent elsewhere for interment, Mr. Hill will proceed to Roosevelt to investigate the circumstances person ally. STORY OF THE TRAGEDY. In following the story of how the deplorable event took place the reader Is requested to refer at this time to the accompanying picture of a section of the sluicing tunnel, which is about C'0 feet long and is excavated in the solid rock at the base of the mountain on the south side of the river, encir cling the end of the dam at a point near datum or the natural level of the river bed. This tunnel Is on something of a curve though in the picture is shown as straight, the tunnel having been excavated long before the con struction of the dam was undertaken and though a part of the project, has nothing to do with the dam. It tap the basin above, expelling the water from the mouVtain side below the dam. At a point approximately 200 feet below the head of the tunnel.are two sets of three gates, across the tunnel, the two sets being eleven feet apart. The tunnel which is 10 feet high by 13 feet wide, is enlarged to greater height at the point where the gates are set, and is divided by two walls into three compartments, a gate nt the up per and lower ends of each compurt nvent. In the diagrams the gates are numbered and the reader will note that 1 and 4. 2 and S and 3 and 6 operate in harmony enclosing the three respective chambers. From these gates a shaft runs to the surface on the mountainside, about 140 feet above. It was through the shaft the gates were lowered to their position and the machinery by which the gates . are J operated is in a chamber In the shaft about 100 feet below the surface. The tunnel below the two sets of gates is about 400 feet long. That portion of It above the gates is ce mented and smooth. The 400 feet be low the gates Is rough as originally excavated, for it can be cemented any time when the tunnel is not in use. The floor of this lower part of the tun nel Is very rough, holes several feet deep having been blown out In its blasting, the sidesalso being quite rough. On all expeditions into the tunnel for the examination of the gates, it has been customary to throw up a email temporary dam a. foot or two high at the mouth of the tunnel to hold a little water in -It, such tem porary dam being represented In the picture by the dotted line. The ex aminers then take a small boat and paddle up the tunnel to the gates, re turning the same . way. It would be almost impossible, at least hard work, to reach the' gates on foot, wading through the holes and pits in the floor. Messrs. Demrick and Harris made the ingoing journey yesterday, with the boat as usual. Tunnel 16 feet high, 13 feet wide. Saturday night gates 1, 5 and 3 were closed, the middle chamber of the tun nel being full of water. Messrs. Har ris and Demrick planned an inspection of the gates Sunday morning and had arranged with the gate keeper to meet him at the head of the shaft At. 7 o'clock, at which time he was te dose i gate No. 2 and open No. 5, emptying the central chamber so all six gates could be inspected from below. The gate tender was not on time and they waited for him about a half hour and finally decided to go ahead and in spect the gates as they then were. HOW IT HAPPENED. According to the story of Mr. Har ris he was in one of the side chambers over an hour later and up on a ladder when he heard Demrick call to him and he immediately began to climb down. He saw and heard the seething water below but could not see Dem rick. When about eight feet from, the bottom of the ladder ,the latter began to topple and Harris jumped into the swirling torrent As he did so he saw Demrick some distance below on the crest of a wave, throwing his hands wildly. He was probably trying to make the boat and hold it in the hope of saving himself and Harris. The next Instant Harris - was submerged and knows nothing more that happened until some minutes after when he found himself in a big pool in the river below the dam, trying to swim ; out. His hand was seized by a man who chanced to be near the tunnel opening when the water came pouxing out. This man says he saw Demrick shoot by an instant before Harris did but in trying to save the latter fie lost ', sight of Demrick whose body was not recovered until nearly an hour later, from the river below. ' Just exactly what happened Is not known here. What is supposed to j have happened is that somebody whose purpose was to close gate No. 2 and open No. 5, thus letting the water out of the chamber these gates enclose, undertook to do so and not knowing there was anybody In the tunnel thought to save time by operating them simultaneously. As gate No.. 5 started down gate No. 2 started up. The erfect was that for a short time a torrent rushed in through gate No. 2 under a ninety fbot head, that being the height of the water in the reser voir. It would seem that had gate No. 2 been closed before No. 5 was raised the small amount of water held in, the one little chamber could not have made a flo-d the men would be? un able to resist especially as the rising gate would come up slowly. The marvel is that Mr. Harris was not also killed in the desperate trip through the 400 feet of tuanel where rough rocks stick out on the sides and the water tumbles an4 tosses over the uneven floor with holes in it several feet deep, in places. It is designed to cement and smooth up this tunnel eventually, but thus far It has been in use most of the time since It was excavated, and that feat ure of the work can be done any time. It was necessarily smoothed and lined above the gates before th reservoir began to fill. On two other occasions men have gone through the tunnel from the upper end, but It was before the reservoir level was above the head so the tunnel was only partly filled, and there was some chance of one keeping on the surface a part of the time. Both were Mexicans, and the one who was the worse scared, was in a boat Neither was badly hurt It is altogether like ly that Mr. , Demrick was killed by being dashed against the rocks, or t r o 41 If s 1 i Dotted line, dam for boat. (Continued on page 4.) GOOD GAME TUCSON WON But the Phoenix Nine Made a Good showing SETTLED IN THE The Fatal Excitment of Mor ris Who Sought to Accomp lish too . Much The Con test Witnessed By Largest Crowd Ever Seen There. Tucson, May 2. (Special.) The Tucson team defeated the team from the Salt River valley here today in one of the best games ever seen In Tucson. The final score was 7 to 6, but the game was of the seesaw variety, one side and then the other leading, so that the intense Interest in the contest never waned. The game was witnessed by the largest crowd which eYer attended a ball game in this city. It . is estimated that the attendance was considerably in excess of -one thousand, which is a phe nomenal crowd of fans for this city. The game started off with the visi tors, taking the lead in the first inn ing with one run and then seemingly clinching the game in the second by knocking Boltz out of the box and taking three more runs. Hatcher, the star pitcher of the university, went on the slab in the third and his curves were conundrums to the valley team, their hits from that time on being scattered, although they succeeded in getting two more runs. Cuber, the twirler for the visitors, was practically unhittable in the ear lier part of the contest, but in the latter Innings he weakened somewhat and allowed several hits which re sulted in runs. The game was played strenuously until the very last inning, it being in . the . last round that Tucson won the victory after what would In many cases have been a serious discourage ment in the first half of the ninth. By securing two runs Tucson tied the score in the seventh. Neither team scored in the eighth. In the first of the ninth Phoenix succeeded in get ting the bases full with only one out. The outlook for the local team was most discouraging but owing to fast fielding and the clever work of Hatch er only one run was secured. In the last half of the ninth Fellinger reach ed first, Godfrey landed on Cutter's delivery for a three-bagger .which brought Fellinger in and tied the score. The next man up reached first with Godfrey still marooned on the third sack. At this fatal time Mor ris became excited and threw the ball to second, thinking' perhaps that it could be returned in time to prevent Godfrey from coming home. How ever, the calculation was in error and Godfrey reached home with several feet to spare. The star of the game was Spalding, second baseman for the visitors, who accepted several difficult chances without a wobble. The game by innings: 12345678 9 R. II. E. Phoenix 13100000 16 6 4 Tucson ....0 0111020 27 10 6 Batteries Morris and Cuber; Woods, Hatcher and Boltz. The great crowd which was present at. the game shows .the fan spirit which exists in Tucson and augurs .ell for the success of the league which Is now being agitated for this territory and which is designed to include teams from Prescott, Tucson, Phoenix, Douglas, Bisbee, Cananea and probably Yuma. About one hundred and fifty peo ple from Phoenix took advantage of the excursion to this city. A return game will probably be played in Phoenix on Sunday. May 16, and a large crowd of people from this city will visit the Salt River valley and will lend their support to the team. AFTER BRANDENBURG. The Man Who Wrote and Sold the Famous Cleveland Letter. Sacramento. May 2. Norman Fitz slmmons, a New York detective, ar rived tonight with a requisition to Governor Gillette for the return to New York of Broughton Brandenburg, want ed on a charge of grand larceny and forgery in connection with the sale of the famous Cleveland letter to a news paper. ' PORTUGUESE DUEL. Honor Wat Satisfied With a Scratch on the Wrist. ."Lisbon, May 2. Following a vio lent altercation in the chamber of deputies, Mallabe Barrato and Rodrl quez Noguelra fought a duel with swords. Deputy Nogueira received a wound on the wrist and the duel stopped. . i . o . CONGRESSMEN SURE That the Lock Type of Canal Is the Best. New York, May 2. Members of the congressional party which returned from Panama tonight further endorsed the lock type of canal, and gave as surances of the stability of the Gatun dam. Representative James McLachlan of California said the trip left him more convinced of the necessity for the pas sag of a bill providing the govern ment with an appropriation for build ing ten flve-thousand-ton ships to ply between Panama, and Puget Sound. PICTURE SHOW BLEW UP. The City Editor of the Peoria Star Is Dead. Peoria. May 2. As a result cf an explosion in a nickelodeon, William R. Robinson, city editor of the Peoria Star and the manager of the nickelo deon, is dead. Walter Woodrow, op erator of the picture machine, was se verely burned. Robinson died as a re sult of Inhaling flames in an attempt to control crowd. CASTRO VS. FRANCE The Former Will Bring a Suit For Damages. Paris, May 2. Castro la' said to be consulting lawyers here with a view to bringing a suit against the French government for his recent ex pulsion from Martinique. He will base his action on the fact that he was forcibly placed on a ship without having the option of choosing his destination. CAPTURED AT FRISCO His Identification by Hi Bertillon Measurements. Paris, May 2. M. Bertillon, direct or the anthropometic department of the police, has identified the man now being held in San Francisco as Arthur Bernard, a dangerous criminal. Bernard was arrested at San Fran cisco and gave the name of Ramul. The authorities sent his measure ments to Paris and through these the identification was made. He had been tried twice for the murder of Madame. Saraslno, his sentence of death commuted to exile to New Caledonia, whence he escaped to the United States. i WHERE BASEBALL-' -COULD BE PLAYED Sunday Contests in National, Ameri can and Coast Leagues. AMERICAN LEAGUE. . St Louis, 0; Cleveland, 1. At St. Louis R. H. E. St Louis ...........0 4 0 Cleveland 1 7 0 Batteries Powell, Petty and Steph ens; Joss and Clarke. . Chicago, 5; Detroit, 6. At Chicago R. H. E. Chicago 5 10 1 Detroit ... ...6 10 1 Batteries Smith and Sullivan; Wil lett, Mullin and Schmidt. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Chicago, 20; Pittsburg, 5 6. At Chicago R. H. E. Chicago ............. .....'..,....2 8 1 Pittsburg , g 10 1 Batteries Overall and Moran; Cam- nltz and Gibson. Second game R. H. E. Chicago o 6 4 Pittsburg 6 5 0 Batteries Reulbach, Hagerman and Moran; Jeifield and Gibson. St. Louis, 5; Cincinnati, 4. At St. Louis t R. H. E. St. Louis 5 8 3 Cincinnati 4 6 1 Batteries Rowan, Campbell and McLean; Beebe and Phelps. COAST GAMES. Los Angeles, 43; Vernon, 34. At Los Angeles R. H. E. Los Angeles 4 5 1 Vernon 3 5 0 Batteries Thorsen and Ross; Stov all and Kinkle. Afternoon game R. H. E. Very on 4 5 2 Los Angeles ' 3 7 1 Batteries Tozer and Ross; Schafer aad Hogan. Oakland, 6; Portland, 4. At Portland R. H. E. Oakland 6 8 2 Portland 4 7 3 Batteries Christian and Lewis; Cason, Harkness and Armbruster. Sacramento, 91; San Francisco, 5 5. At San Francisco R. H. E. Sacramento 9 12 1 San Francisco 5 9 4 Batteries Baum, Hauser, Fitzgerald and Graham; Browning, Williams, Eastley, Griffin and Berry. Afternoon game R. H. E. Sacramento ...... 1 6 0 San Francisco 5 8 1 Batteries Whale'n and Byrnes; Hanley and Berry. A FRENCH WINTER. Paris, May 2. Northeastern France Is In the grip of an unprecedented cold wave. There . are snowfalls in several places. It is feared that the fruit crop and vineyards are seriously damaged. REVOLUTION'S LAST FLICKER A Small Outbreak Against New Turkish Authority IT WAS QUICKLY PUT DOWN The Hunt for Abdul Hamid's Hidden Cash Goes Merrily on But to Date the Cache Has Not Been Located Other Treasures. 'Constantinople, May 2. The marines of Kassim Barracks, behind the Amer ican embassy, mutinied last night and refused to embark for distribution to various ports. The marines belong to the old disaffected garrison and al though they nominally surrendered they are in an ugly mood. When American Ambassador Lelshman look ed out of his window this morning he observed a battery, of mounted howitzers occupying a position on a terrace near the embassy. Further up, field pieces had been stationed, while battalions of infantry were spread out through the' Turkish ceme tery. Gen. Schefket lost no time in bringing the mutineers to term. He said it was the last flicker of resist ance. It was the work of a few ring leaders, he said. The treasures of the palace are be ing inventoried by a parliamentary commission. Abdul Hamid had gath ered an immense variety of objects of art and luxury, services of sliver and gold, French and oriental car pets, Greek sculptures from the mu seums of Constantinople, presents from sovereigns of Europe and gifts from wealthy subjects. The new sul tan will take his choice and the other things will be distributed to the other palaces. Search Is being made for hoards of cash Hamid is reported always to have had on hand. He also had great sums invested abroad. None has been found as yet The sultan drove out to his country homo today and was warmly greeted. Large crowds gathered to watch his return to the palace and gave him an ovation which seemed to please him greatly. DARK DAYS AT A DANA. A Missionary Describes the 8ig of the Girls' School. Adana. May 2. Miss Elizabeth H, Webb, missionary of the American board from Illinois, has . written for the board a narrative of her expe riences during the first days of the massacres at Adana. when the girls' school, to which she was attached, was in the greatest danger and the lives of the students threatened from all sides. "The students came to school as usual," she writes, 'although firing was going on and conditions were much disturbed. All were too excited to study. The students were afraid to leave the school and they Could see fires flaring up all over the city. All through the night we were in a state of siege. Finally the English consul sent us a guard of three sol diers. The guards were compelled to fire on the rioters several times. "At last the consul returned and said he could spare . but one man. We hung Turkish flags on each side of the building but this did not stop the rioters from firing at us. The wo men and girls had to carry water to fight the fire, which was hemming us fn on every side. Then we learned that Rogers " and Maurer had been killed while fighting the fire. They were brought to our dining room dead. Mrs. Rogers was there with her ten-weeks-old baby. "Next our guard of one man dis appeared and we were left unpro tected. Thus we passed two days and nights. The greatest danger was to the girls, so we finally succeeded in smuggling these to another house across the street" Smallpox has broken out in an epi demic form. There are already many cases. It is impossible to estimate the number but its spread is fright ful, and the situation is. terrifying because of poor sanitation, and the homeless element is roaming about the city. KANSAS CITY MARKETS. Kansas City, May 2. Cattle re ceipts were lighter last week thaw in several previous weeks, and prices closed stronger than the low time of the week, but slightly lower than the close of the previous week. The run was 9000 head yesterday, 3000 smaller than a week ago, but Chi cago reported a big run and a bad break, resulting in a decline on beef steers here of 10 cents, other classes about steady. Not a great many range cattle ' were included In the j receipts yesterday, ana noinmg very high class. Some sugar mill steers weighing 1270 lbs. sold at $5.95, and Montana hay-fed steers weighing 1200 lbs. sold to feeders at $5.45. Some low grade stock steers from eastern Colorado , brought $4.00. Oklahoma fed steers sold at $5.006.25 here, and full range of prices on stockers is $4,0005.50, feeders $4.7505.75, some high bred Colorados at the top figure early last week. A sensational sale last week was some black Colorado stock heifers at $4.50(ffi4.70. Cows from the west bring $4.005.25, a string of Utah feeders early last week at $5.25. The quality of fed steers from native territory is not as good as a week or two ago, on account of haste of feeders to get away from feeding high priced corn. . . Sheep and lambs fluctuated mildly last week, but closed up strong, and the market was firm yesterday on a run of 9000 head. Top lambs brought $8.00 nearly every day last week, and the same figure is top With bulk of lambs at $7.70 8.00. some yearlings at $7.50, wethers $6.50, ewes $5.90, with Colorado contribut ing practically ail of the fed stock now coming. Texas muttons are in larger supply today than any day be fore this season, and quality averages fairly good, with bulk of sales at $5.250 5.35. Fat goats bring around $4.25. and brushers find ready sale at $3.00(5 3.50. Dealers here predict higher prices for fed stock, shortage of which will also help the market on grass muttons. Packers will nec essarily be forced to find a substitute for the fed stock, as their demands are greater this season than ever be fore at this market JEROME ASSUMES DEFENSIVE POSITION An Explanation of the Conduct of His . Office. New York, May 2. William Travers Jerome, district attorney of New York, tonight spoke before a large audience In Cooper Union, explaining the con duct of his office in answering some of the charges which had been made against him. He said that more than 100,000 criminal actions had been han dled by his office since he had been in charge of It, and he could not have personal supervision of all of them. Before the close of the meeting he suggested that he would appear at a later meeting and answer all questions the public cared to ask regarding his office. The suggestion was adopted. o ROOSEVELT'S RESPECTS SENT TO THE POPE He Expects to Call on Him a Year Hence. Rome, May 2. While on the Red Sea en route to Mombasa Col. Roose velt wrote a letter to Cardinal Satol li, saying: "I look forward to re newing your acquaintance a year hence, when I shall present my re spects to the Holy Father, whom I beg of you to give my personal re gards." THE LAHM TROPHY. The National Balloon Race From tndianapons June 5. Indianapolis, May 2. Interest in the national championship balloon race of the Aero Club of America, to be held here June 5, Is booming. All contest ants will be eligible for the Lahm trophy. To win, the contestant must exceed a distance of 473 miles made by Captain Chandler, U. S. A., in 1907. PANAMA'S FIRST RULER. Former President Amador Died Last Night Panama. May 2.--ManueI Amador, first president of the republic of Panama, died today, after a lingering illness, at the age of seventy-five years. He was the prime mover in the revolution of 1903 against Colum bia, which led to Panama's independ ence. HYDE GOES TO JAIL. He Had Committed the Offense of Running Into a French Taxicab Pais. May 2. James Hazen Hyde, former vice president of the Equita ble Life Assurance company and his chauffeur were condemned today to one month's Imprisonment and to pay a fine of $100 for having run into a public taxicab. CRUISER SQUADRON. The American Warships Will Reach . Gibraltar on Wednesday. , Washington, May 2. The American armored cruiser squadron, composed of the North Carolina , and the Mon tana, is 1150 miles west of Gibraltar, tonight, traveling at the rate of six teen knots and should reach Gibraltar on Wednesday. It will continue to eastern- Mediterranean waters. WE PAY HIGHEST CASH PRICES FOB OLD GOLD AND SILVER AND PRECIOUS STONES. ALSO MONEY LOANED ON VALUABLES. Special reduced prices. Watch and Jewelry repairing. All work guaranteed N. FRIEDMAN MTwaw"K st,er MUCH LEFT TO MR. TAFT Power to Declare Tariff War Against Oilier Nations CONFERRED BY ALDRIGH BILL Agreements May Be Made By the Government With out Further Legislation or Without TreatyThe De bate in the Senate. Washington, May 2. The senate tariff bill, in the section which deals with the ' maximum and minimum proposition, has in the judgment of tariff experts, a very important fea ture. It practically gives the presi dent power to declare a tariff war against any nation, or refrain from any such war. He can decide whether any nation is discriminating against the United States In its system of duties. It permits the government through the state department and other agen cies provided by law to make agree ments with other nations as to trade and tariff concessions which can be made effective by the Droclamation of the president without the necessity or any legislation of treaty agree ment The bill authorizes the presi dent to employ at his discretion, any persons to procure Information or as sist him in the discharge of these duties. THE SENATE DEBATE. Washington, May 2. General debate on the tariff bill in the senate is ex pected to continue the present week and probably all of next week. The committee on finance is preparing to proceed with the consideration of the schedules which had been passed over. Messrs. Borah and Piles will open the ball on Monday, the former in advocacy of an income tax and the latter in support of a high duty on lumber. In the house the Philippine bill will probably be reported on Thursday, but will not be immediately taken up. No other legislation will be attempted during the week. o ENTERTAINING THE JAPANESE. San Francisco, May 2. The Japa nese colony vied with the city offi cials today in providing entertainment for the officersand men of the Jap anese squadron, now in the harbor. The festivities included a band concert and luncheon at Golden Gate park. ,;.,!;;. I,. t-H 1 II I M 18 H-l-M-M-H- Investors The southeast corner of Monroe and 1st Ave. is for sale. Diagonally op posite the new postof fice, Y. M. C. A. and Water . Users' block. 77 1-2 ft. front on 1st Ave., 100 feet on Mon roe. Can be bought on good terms.. For sale ONLY by DWIOHTB. HEARD S. E. Cor. Canter & Adams Sts. -H"H-H"H4-H-M-M-r -X - ! -I- IHimHIHMMHMIW The Racycle f Is the largest selling, easiest running, strongest and fastest bicycle in the world. Sold only by Grlswold, the Bicycle man. 25-27 East Adams-St J We sell a good Bicycle for I $20. With Coaster Brake for 125. X Soeclal attention riven to re- T pairing Phonographs. 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