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FOR SALE 8 acres, alfalfa, fruit
and garden; 4-room house, furnished;
5 Jersey cows, horse and buggy; 12S
laying hens, garden and wakon tools;
location, close In; $3,500 takes it
Come quick if you want this.
E. E. PASCOE, 110 N. Center Street.
THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN
TWENTY-FIRST YEAH.
14 PAGES
PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 1,1911.
14 PAGES
VOL. XXI. NO. 312.
FOR SALE Price $2000: Five
room brick; modern; close in; $500
cash, balance by the month. Price
$2400: Five-room brick; modern;
close in; built-in bookcases, china
closet; $750 cash.
E. E. PASCOE, 110 N. Center St.
0 WEEK
1UL.L.
Rebels Finally Defeated
Sonora
WEI OUT OF AMMUNITION
Not Heard of After the Re
treat From San Rafael
The Air Filled With Rum
ors of Things About to
Happen.
751 Paso, Tex., March . 31 The most
Ihqxirtant battle or the Muxicm revol
ution fought so far in the state of So
nora hus ended after stubborn righting
wjk-h began on Monday near the tovns
of Uros and San Rafael. Although the
ruhete outnumbered ine federals their
federals werf able to obtain reinforce
ments and additional ammunition at
Jfc-rmosiilo and the insurrectos were
eoi)n-lt) to, abandon the field. The
lo on both sides were heavy but the
t rejfOrtK of the killed and Injured were
greatly exaggerated. It is not known
that more than 100 were killed on both
aides.
Reports by the Mexican authorities
that federals gained a. decisive victory
In the first day's fight is denied by
mail advices from Hermosillo, to which
town the federal wounded had been
UMceii. The movements of the insurrec
tH after the battle are unknown. The
ruuioijhat they captured the town of
Sun Benito is denied officially by Gov
ernor Cubeillas at Hermosillo, who also
state thtt no fighting occurred at the
tewn of Urea itself. The report that
ilermosilio is threatened by a rebel
force isalso unconfirmed There arc
nortiiHtAauiubjakiitiateirrmnor.s cur
r nt that Juarez will be attacked soon.
Numerous bands of insurrectos have
orosaed the border near EjPaso from
the American side recently? Juan N.
Medina, former officer of the Mexican
iity. is said .o be in command of one
of tnese bundc.
Mai! advices from Torreon report en- j
gagemeiits at Cuencamo and Castant, !
near Monclova. and that the Santa Inez
ranch, thirty-five miles of Napimi has ,
neen raided the second time. The rail
rwad bridge at Torreon and Durango
Irad not be?n repaired to Tuesday night.
-AorHng to Lieutenant Ha'l of the
fttiirfh Uni States cavalry, Lawrence
Cwiers and William Blatt were not
only arrested on American eoil but
wjire taken back to American territory
rtrhse while being ...ducted to Juarez.
Repair wrre completed today on the
Mexican Xortiwt&tern and freight traf
fic will be resumed eti Saturday.
RUMORS REACHED NOGALES.
Nogales, March 31 There was a per
sistent rumor here of a movement on
Hermosillo to lie made by the Insurrec
tos before Sunday. In accomplishing
this. It is admitted, its success will
largely depend upon keeping the federal
forces occupied at Ures.
It is acknowledged that the insurrec
to have a force near San Benito, a few
miles from Hermosillo, and there are
also rumors that it has been captured.
P. Sundoval. presldente of Nogales,
today said he had received official ad
vfces from Governor Cubillas and Gen
eral Torres that the insurrectos had
abandoned Ures after having been driv
en from the mill at San Rafael which
Vas dynamited. No advices in regard
to the reported capture of San Benito
have been received.
OBSTRUCTING ROAD TO MEXICALL
-Mexican, March 31 Scouts under
Francisco Quljada were busy all day
blowing up the Picacho trail with dy
namite In anticipation or the Immediate
approach of the Mexican federals from
Tocate under-Colonel Mayol. Dull ex
plosions could be heard all afternoon
frtn points along the boundary, thlr
teOn miles away.
Tlie trail Is In portions very narrow,
and it is evidently the n!anvof the in
surrectos to make It as nearlv impas
suble as possible and then post a strong
force to attack the federals as they ap
proach. It is expected that Berthold
will arrive from Alamo with his force
of . seventy-five to assist Quljadu's
lvunty-five men at the pass.
Salinas who is in command here, pes
irtte the protests and denials of Leva
is plainly Married over the situation. In
the event that Mayol hurls back the
cbniblned forces of Quijada and Bert
lftld at the pass, the federals will eas
ier proceed and form a cordon about
tips city up to the boundary and starve
tpe insurrectos out. The supply of ra
tions here will not last more than four
oVfive days unless replenished.
Stanley's independent force of eighty
men constitutes the only menace to
federals in case they beselge Mexicali.
WITHIN FIFTY MILES.
Campo, Cal., March 31 There Is a
repdrt here this afternoon that Col.
Mayol in command of 500 Mexican
troops., marching in. divisions, on Mex
ican, lias reached Picacho Pass. This
brings him within fifty miles of Mex
ican. The force yet on the west side
of the mountains and the scattered
parties are to be joined on the east
side before the regular advance upon
Mexicali Is made.
ABE ATTELL, CHAMPION
He Retained Title After Bout With
Frankie Burns
New York, Mar. 31-fAbe Attcll.
the featlierweiglit champion outclass
ed Frankie Burns, the bantam weight
of Jersey City before the National
Sporting club tonight. Attell took
the risk of making US pounds at ring
side which lie did for the first time
since lie became the champion of ills
class.
Although Burns was the aggressor,
the champion with his ring general
ship outpointed him, notwithstanding
tliat his left arm was rendered almost
useless by the lefts which Burns de
livered on liis elbow and shoulders
in the fourth and sixth rounds. In
the ninth round Attell sent Burns
to the floor with a right swing for
the count of nine and with exactly
the same blow lie turned the trick
again In the final round.
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COAST BASE BALL
At Los Angeles RUE
Portland 1 4 3
Los Angeles 5 G 0
Batteries: Archer, Ariett, Kulin;
Klein, Smith.
At San Francisco , .R II E
Vernon .."2 C 3
San Francisco 11 17 1
Batteries: NWillett. Brown-; Sutor,
'Schmitz.
At Sacramento
R II E
7 S 3
4 9 4
Pierce: Byram,
Oakland
Sacramento r..
Batteries: Christian.
Xourse, Thomas, LaLonge.
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MEASLES ON b.TLESHIP
San Diego, Mar. 31 Measles are
aboard the battleship &.outh Dakota
and five men have been transferred
to local hospitals.
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N06ALES TRAGEDY
A POISONING CASE
THE VJCTIM A
SAS
WEALTHY
MAN
KAN
Woman Claiming to be His Con
tract Wife,, Held
Nogales, Mar. '31. A coroner's Jury
in tne case or uuiette Wheatiey, a
reputed wealthy Wellington. Kansas,
man. who died here suddenly on Sat
urday, returned a verdict that death
was the result of a large quantity
of morphine administered by parties
unknown. A woman, claiming to be
the contract wife of Wheatiey, testi
fied that she heard the latter snoring
loudly, and failing, to arouse- him
when she- tried, summoned a physi
cian, who pronounced -the man dead.
The woman's actions aroused sus
picion and tiie Was placed under ar
rest and is still held in jail. It was
learned later that the name of the
woman is L. Bertlss. Gillette, and that
she first met Wheatiey on a train
from Portland to San Francisco in
October, 1909. Later they corres
ponded, and in November, 1910, they
met again in Williams, Ariz., and
have been together ever since.
The woman has been a hospital
nurse In New lork, Chicago, Han
Francisco. Yokohama and HongTthe proper consolidation of mall matter
Kong. She holds a marriage Icon
tract, and also a contract to be paid
$20,000 within a specified time. A
son of Wheatiey claims that both
papers are forged.
During the coroner's hearing the
woman was very cool. When cross
examined she .evaded, many direct
questions. She gave the names of
places she had. visited, and also
claimed to be an expert dealer In
western lands, having made a study
of Irrigation problems.
The woman is being 'held pending
further investigation, but no charge
is filed against her.
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FUTURE BRIGHTER
THAN THE PRESENT
Dun's
Estimate of
Outlook
the Business
New York, Mar. 31. Dun's Review
tomorrow will say:
Business looks better in prospect
than in performance, for confidence
In the future is greater than the pres
ent activity.
Some lull appears in the demand
for pig iron and 'In markets for the'
finished products. However, business,
as a whole. Is satisfactory.
Reduced operations are in , effect
In plate mills, which are now running
55 to 60 per cent capacity.
Equipment orders from the rail
roads came out strong. One bridge
project will require about sixty
thousand tons and considerable other
work pending.
Jobbers report limited trade witii
retailers, who are especially cautious
In cotton goods lines and the same
feeling is noted among buyers of
woolen and worsteds. Some dress
goods mills have been releasing em
ployes. There Is some Increase In the de
mand for domestic packer hides,
though no activity exists.
THE B. P. 0,
S
Postmaster General Makes
Sweeping Changes
RESULT OF INVESTIGATION
Heads of Divisions Had
Paid No Attention to In
structions and Had Taken
No Interest in the Re-
formsvof Postal Service
Washington, March 31 Drastic ac
tion was taken tonight by Postmaster
General Hitchcock In effecting a re
organization of the railway mall ser
vice. A dozen changes of the most im
portant officers were made by Mr.
Hitchcock as a result of careful inves
tigation and consideration.
. Theodore Ingalls of Kentucky, super
intendent of the division of rural malls,
was appointed general superintemTent
of the railway mall service at $4,000 a
year, in succession to Alexander Grant,
who was transferred to St. Paul, Min
nesota as division superintendent, with
a reduction to $3,000.
Norman Perkins, division superinten
dent of St. Pau! becomes superinten
dent of the Washington division, suc
ceeding Charles W. Vlckery. who is ap
pointed chief clerk of the Cincinnati
uivision, vice a. j. nan, reduced to a
railway postal clerk.
Clyde M. Reed, district superinten
dent at Cleveland, is appointed super
intendent of the Cincinnati division to
succeed Charles Rager, reduced to chief
clerk in the Atlantic division In place
of John F. Biodgect, removed.
John C. Koons, postmastr.r inspector
In the Washington division is appointed
railway mail superintendent In charge
of the Cleveland division. George C.
Thompson is appointed superintendent
of the division of rural malls in succes
sion of Mr. Ingalls. Inspector Daniel
of the New York division is appointed
inspector in charge at St. Louis.
The outcome Is the most sweeping
change ever made In the history of the
railway mail service. While signing
the necessary orders for the changes,
Mr. Hitchcock said: "The investiga
tion which wo conducted so long and
so carefully indicated clearly that the
action taken was absolutely necessary.
The railway mall service nas suffered
from poor management and lack of
supervision.
In certain divisions it was found
that the chief clerks had not been in
specting linen as was their duty. Some
of tiie routes had received no inspection
for several years.
The business methods of the ser
vice in several offices were antiquated
and that as a consequence there was
much duplication of work.
"Instructions from the department
directing inspections, for example, for
and Conservation of equipment received
only perfunctory attention. There has
also been a lack of co-operation in car
rying into effect certain reforms which
I had Indicated and made it evident
that no proper spirit of co-ordination
with tlfe department existed in the rail
way mail service. The changes which
I have made in the executive manage
ment will tend In my judgment to
ward the accomplished In a satisfac
tory way of the reforms In methods
and practices which we have instituted
throughout the postal service."
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PANAMA LIBEL SUITS
Tne Last
Act in the
Performed
Litigation
Washington, Mar. 31. Tiie curtain
was rnng down today on the cele
brated Panama libel suits against the
Press Publishing company, the pro
prietor of the New York World, and
Delavan .Smith, publisher of the In
dianapolis News, when United &;.ites
Attorney Wilson requested permis-
s!on of Justice Wright, of criminal
court No. 1 to enter a nolle pros.se.
The. United States supreme court
had decided the cases in favor of
the defendants.
DENVER TO NEW YORK.
Colorado Cowboys to Start on Long
Ride.
Denver, Colo., March 31. To prove
the supremacy of the western cow
pony three Colorado boys, G. A.
Morse, George Harris -and John Gobin
will ride from Denver to New York
City starting April 8. with only six
horses In their string. They hope to
reach New York in eight weeks.
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AN HONOR PUT ASIDE
Speaker Cannon' Doesn't Want
Mi
nority Leadership
Washington, Mnr. 31. Speaker Can
non announced today that it was his
Intention not to seek the republican
leadership In the next house, stating
that he would not be a candidate for
the minority nomination for the
?;?ukcrshlp.
FRENCH FLIGHTS
A Voyage of Five Hundred Miles
Undertaken
Chateau Roux, France, Mar. 31
Captain Ballinger, who started today
to fly from Pau to Paris, some 500
miles, has arrived at tills place, which
Is 13.r miles from Paris. Lieiitenau
De la Malher. a companion aviator.
fell before reaching here. His ma
chine was demolished, but the aviator
was uninjured. DeRo.se, a thin!
aviator, left Lihourne for Chateau
Roux this afternoon.
BASE BALL BATTLE
The National and Southern Leaguers
in Fist Fight
Atlanta. Mar. 31 Fist fights again
today marked the game between tiie
New York Nationals and the Atlanta
Southern leaguers with O'Dell of At
lanta and Devlin of New York, both
third basemen being the participants,
The trouble was checked In-fore it
readied the proportions of yesterday's
mix-up and without anw the players
being any the worse for the battle.
WADE A MONKEY
OF AN ASPIRANT
CHAMPION WOLGAST DEFEATED
- LA GRAVE.
Sah Francisco Youth Frightened From
the Outset.
an Francisco, March 31 Light
weight champion Ad Wolgast made
short work of Anton La Grave, a local
fighter, here tonight. Wolgast battered
his opponent about the ring, landing
wnenever and wherever he chose. La
Graves seconds threw un the snomre
aner about two minutes of fighting in
tne nrth round, as It was palpably an
parent that their charge would not last
the round out.
itound One Wolgast crouched low
and tupped his man lightly several
times. The champion drove a f-olld left
to the Jaw and they mixed at close
range, Wolgast landing a right and left
to the body and head. The champion
covered up cleverly .. .on landed almost
at will on his opponent's body and jaw.
l.u Grave uppeared verv nervous and
made no showing whatever.
Round Two The Cadillac boy rushed
the Butchertown Idol" from one end
of the ring-.to the other, planting olidf
lefts and rights to the body; in one
rush he drove La Grave almost through
the ropes with a left hook to the jaw.
and a moment later sent his man
prone with a similar punch In the same
place. When La Grave got on his feet
Wolgast waded in bombarding the now
practically defeated local with c variety
of blows.
Round Three La Grave came up
trembling like a leaf. Wolgast drove
his man against the ropes with a rain
of glows and all but sent him to the
floor. La Grave then found shelter in
welcome clinch. The respite was
short lived as the champion kept up a
ceaseless tatoo. La Grave went to his
corner wobbling.
Round Four Wolgast chased his op
ponent around the ring and sent him
to the floor thrice with left hooks to
the jaw. La Grave took the count on
each occasion. The spectators began to
yell "stop it, stop it." La Grave went
down for the fourth time but the round
ended saving him rrom certain defeat.
Round Five Wolgast went right af
ter his man and the latter closed in
hoping thereby to avoid the heavy pun
ishment being administered. Wolgast
drove In short, snappy rights and lefts
until La Grave's seconds tossed a tow
el into the ring.
Willie Meehan of San Francisco was
given the decision over "Hobo" Dough
erty, the protege and sparrjng partner
of champion Ad Wolgast at the end of
ten rounds of hurricane milling. The
match was a slugging affair from start
o finish and Meehan out-slugged the
easterner.
CHIEF CAMORRIST
ON WITNESS STAND
WHY "ERRICONE" FLED TO NEW
9
YORK.
A "Son of. Vesusvius" But Not a
: Murderer.
Viterbo, March 31. The chief of
Uie Camorra, "Knricone" Alfani testi
ried his defiance today. He described
how Abbattemeggio tried to black
mail him by a threat to make rev
elations against him. Erricone con-
ulted a lawyer, who said that if
he were accused, his acquittal would
be certain, but that If lie were ar
rested he would have to remain in
prison several years before his case
came to trial.
Therefore, the prisoner, said he de
cided to escape and went to New
York. He described ids arrest there
by Lieutenant Petrosino. The pris
oner said he was taken to France
and then extradited to Italy.
Erricone ridiculed the description of
tho Camorra given by Abbattemeg
gio calling it fantastic and childish.
He ended his testimony with a vigor
ous appeal to the Jury, saying the
Jurors must consider that the ac
cused men are the sons of Vesusius,
as good as God made them, ready to
have recourse to violence when pro
voked but Incapable of committing a
terrible murder like that of Cuocolo
and ills wife.
EMPIRE STATE
MADE
Justice O'Gorman Elected
United States Senator
SURPRISE BY MURPHY
The Insurgents Balked, Fi
nally Divided and All But
Ten Capitulated A Gen
eral Feeling of Relief at
End of the Long Contest.
Albany, March 31. Supreme Court
Justivc James Aloysius O'Gorman of
Now York city was elected United
States senator tonight by tho legisla
ture after the most protracted strug
gle over this position ever held in the
Empire state. On the final ballot, the
sixty-fourth, lie received 112 votes to
SO cast for Chauncey M. Depew,
whose term expired March 4 last.
At the. close of a day of almost con
tiuuous negotiations the insurgents
capitulated and Justice O'Gorman
was elected. A few minutes before
the ballot was cast Justice O'Gorman'B
resignation from the bench was filed
in the uffice of the secretary of state,
is u constitutional provision would
have prevented his election while
holding as justice of the supreme
court. Applause marked The end or
the long contest and the legislators
driven rrom the state capitol by Wed
nesday's rire quickly adopted a resolu
tion adjourning unitl April 17. 4
Governor Dix tonight expressed
gratification at tho result. Charles
Murphy, leader of Tammany Hall.
who for weeks was striving to 'bring
about the election of Mr. Sheehan,
expressed himself as highly pleased
at the outcome.
Last night It was understood that a
senator was to be elected today from
a list of eleven submitted by the In
surgents. Early this morning Murphy
came to Albany and coincidental! re
ports spread that Justice O'Gorman
had been selected as the choice of the
democratic organization.
The insurgents, who had about
made up their minds to enter the
caucus upon the assurance that no
names would be submitted outside
their list of eleven, balked at this
hanged program. They failed to ap
pear at the morning caucus and a
postponement was had until 3 o'clock.
Meanwhile a committee represent
ing the regulars was urging with the
nsurgents who were in conference at
the home of their leader. Senator
Roosevelt, and finally fourteen of
them voted to put an end to the
truggle by accepting Justice O'Gor
man. One did not vote, and the other
eight were recorded against him.
bout 5 o'clock the caucus recon
vened. As the contingent of insur-
jents filed into the chamber a hurst
f applause greeted them.
"It's O'Gorman," some one yelled,
and then the din became deafening
and O'Gorman it was, when the first
ballot was concluded. The result
showed a total of 100 present. The
oting was apportioned this way:
James A. O'Gorman 63. William F.
Sheehan 2C, Isador Straus 5. D. Cady
Herrick 4, John D. Kernan 3, Alton
B. Parker 1, William Sulzer 1. The
vote ror O'Gorman was then made
unanimous.
Senator Roosevelt and Bird fol
lowed by other insurgents who had
not participated in the caucus filed
Into the chamber amid cheers and
Jeers.
Tam-Ma-Nee" sang out pome one
and half the members Joined in the
chorus, drowning the voice of tho
speaker. In vain he pounded the
desk with his gavei.
Members were hugging one another
with joy at this ending of the weary
struggle and they continued to howl
and sing and scream. ,
The house will please be In or
der," persisted the speaker.
"Yow! Yow!" screamed the as
semblage. "Tam-Ma-Nee." Tam-Ma-nee!"
It was some minutes before quiet
could be restored and the formal rat
ification of the caucus'sdecree began.
When the name of Senator Brackett,
the- minority leader, was called, he
arose and taunted the insurgents say
ing that after they had refused to
support one man, the choice of a
majority of the party, because of his
relations with Tammany's Hall "they
had finally joined in the election of
one who has been infinitely closer
and more potential in that organiza
tion than has Mr. Sheehan."
WHAT O'GORMAN STANDS FOR.
New York, March 31. The new sen
ator from New York will join hands
with President Taft in Urging reci
procity with Canada and the rortifi
cntions of the Panama canal. He
stands for tho immediate downward
revision of the tariff, reciprocity with
Canada, the parcels post, fortifica
tions of the Panama canal, direct
election, of United States senators, and
tiie federal income tax against "all
special privileges and monopolies."
PABLO BEACH RACES.
Two Were New World's Automobile
Records.
Pablo Beach. F:a March 31. Two
world's records were broken by the
same driver in the automobile races
here today. Disbrow. driving a Pope
Hartford, In the 300 mile race made
the first 50 miles in 38:23:90. . The
former record of 38:51 held by Flet
cher was established with a Detroit
machine, at Daytona, Fla., January 1
1505. Disbrow's time for 200 miles
was 2 hours 34 minutes and 12 sev
onds, establishing a new high mark
for that distance straightaway. The
record established was made by
Dohymoly In a Stoddard Dayton,
hours, 2 minutes and 22 seconds at
Galveston, August 5, 1910. Disbrow's
time for 250 miles was 3 hours, 14
minutes and 55 seconds which Is the
record as no time for that distance
straightaway has been recorded.
FORMED FOR FRAUD
Government Proceeding Against Ok
lahoma Land Company
Denver, Mar. 31. Suit was brought
in the federal court In Denver today
against th Oklahoma Land Coloniici
tion- company, for alleged fraud In
I'euhng with customers, an-I asking
for the appointment of a receiver.
Th,e company was formed by C. E.
Marshall of Chicago. It Is charged
that the company sold town lots and
farm lands on which they had noth
ing but options.
THE GUEST OF NEVADA
Carson City, Mar. 31 Governor
Oddie issued a proclamation today
declaring Monday, April 3, a legal
holiday in honor of Colonel Theodore
Roosevelt's visit to this state. The
legislature adopted a resolution mak
ing him Nevada's guest during his
stay. .
EXCITING CHASE '
AFTER KIDNAPERS
A STIMULUS IS A REWARD OF
$20,000.
They Stole the Baby of a Las Vegas
Attorney.
Las Vegas. N. M.. March 31.-
Headed for the so-called "Bad Lands"
near the Oklahoma line, four -bandits.
who kidnaped the two year old son
of A. T. Rogers Jr., a prominent at
torney of this city to compel the pay
ment of a $12,000 ransom are tonight
closely pursued by a posse. There is
a prospect of a conflict before morn
ing. ,
Bloodhounds being used in the
chase have been kept closely on the
trail. A telephone message from Bell
ranch, sixty miles northeast, said to
night that four men believed to be
the bandits, passed near the ranch
riding at full gallop in a desperate
effort to elude the posse.
The cowboys of the Bell ranch upon
learning of the kidnaping immediately
organized a posse and started trail
ing the fugitives. They sent back
word that they had nooses primed
for a lynching in case the kidnapers
were captured. The kidnapers from-
the description are believed to be
members of a desperate gang of post
office and bank robbers . all ex-
convicts, who will sell their lives
dearly. A reward of $20,000 has been
offered for the capture of the kid
napers, dead or alive.
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HE STOLE GOLD
FROM ARIZONA MINE
Accidental Discovery of Theft From
the Gold Road
San- Francisco, Mar. 31. William
Kellogg, an assayer, recently em
ployed by the Gold Road Mining, com
pany, operating near Kingman. Ari
zona, was arrested today, and ac
cording to the police, admitted that
he had taken $3,555 worth of gold
precipitates from the company's
cyanide plant. The finding of the
gold in the shop of A. Gracier, a
San Francisco dealer in precious
metals, by detectives, led to Kel
loggs arrest.
The detectives entered Grader's
place in search of gold stolen from
the steamer Humboldt last August,'
for which theft a number of men are
now held on suspicion in San Fran
cisco. Suspecting that the gold pre
cipitate had, been stolen, the detec
tives obtained a description of Kel
logg, later arresting him at a down
town street intersection. He at first
denied the theft, but in response to
prolonged questioning said he had
taken the gold and come to San
Francisco, after fifteen years service
with the Gold Road company.
Watches, Diamonds
Sold and exchanged. Highest cash price paid for Old Gold, Silver
and Precious Stones
N. FRIEDMAN
M'fg. Jeweler and Watch Repairing. 33 W. Wash. SL, Phoenix, Xrl.
ARBITRATION
CONFERENCE
Progress Being Made With'
Anglo-American Treaty
TO BE MODEL FOR. WORLD
Will Be in Shape to Be Pre
sented to Senate at Spe
cial Session Denial That
England's Japanese Rela
tions Interfere.
Washington. D. C. March 3L
James Bryce, British ambassador, held'
a conference today with Secretary.
Knox regarding the proposed arbitra
tion treaty between United States
and Great Britain. The negotiations
are still in the tentative stage. It is
said that no hitch has yet been, en
countered and that reasonable pro
gress is being made.
This treaty, the forerunner of Its
kind will be presented to the world
as a model for lessening strire among
nations. There is no reason for
haste it was pointed out. and because'
of the mammoth task which its im-'
portance involves, the negotiations with
proceed with deliberation. The ad
ministration will endeavor to have It
completed in form Tor presentation to
the senate before the adjournment of
the approaching session of congress.
As far as negotiations have pro
ceeded it has developed that while
the treaty' will provide for the arbi
tration of practically all disputes that
may arise between the two countries
including matters relating to questions
01 nonor, it uoes not provide the
machinery for the arbitration of each
specific controversy. That will be
arrangedby special agreements under
the general treaty In each Instance.
It can be said on authority that
the question of an alliance betwpn
Great Britain and Japan, causing .an
obstacle to the successful conclusion
of the treaty, has never been men
tioned in the conference between
Messrs. Knox and Bryce. Reports
that this alliance had halted the ne
gotiations were denied today.
MILLIONAIRE
. OF
SOI
But the Court Had Other Business
With Him
St. Louis. Mar. 31. Deputy sheriffs'
are hunting tonight for Richard' B:
Stack a multi-millionaire lumber., man
of Escanaba.- Michigan, who, though
acquitted today by a jujrS' which tried.
him on a charge of kidnapping his
seven-year-old son. Richard. Is - not'
yet through with, the courts here. At
four o'clock the verdict was given
and fifty minutes later Circuit Judge
Grimm issued an attachment for
Stack, demanding his appearance- to
show cause why he should not sur
render his son to Mrs. Roy E. Bur-
bank of Los Angeles, the boy's mother.
Deputy sherifrs in their search for
him found that he had settled: his
account at his hotel and removed, his
baggage.
During the trial the boy's where
abouts were never disclosed. Richard
B. Stack and Miss Orrion Allen, who
Is now Mrs. Roy E. Burbank, married
in 1901, parted in 1907 and were, di
vorced in 190S, when Mrs. Stack, at
Spokane, Wash., was awarded a de
cree, alimony of $10,000, the custody
of the child, and $200 monthly for his
education, and $1,000 for attorneya
rees.
INSANE SLAYER DEAD
His Care For the Body of One:
Victim
Everett. Wash.. Mar. 31 Otis NV
Weeden, the Sauk River rancher
who became insane yesterday, , and
shot and killed three of his ijejgh-.
bors, William Rinker, John Rlnker
and John Smyre, died late last night:
With only one of Weeden"s. vic
tims had he quarreled at any time- be
fore the murders. Meeting the wife
of one of the dead men, he told her
that he had just killed a wildcat.
There was a witness to -the murder
of Smyre, and Weeden forced him to
help lift Smyre's body so that the
hogs could not devour it.
and Jewelry, Bought
ACQUITED

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