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$eal Lubricalioi Break Camp at Garden Can yon After Two Weeks' Outdoor Life Under Ideal Conditions The Regular Army Men Pleased Comparison of the Present Dispatches from Paris and London With Thosq of the Stirring Days of KHAKI-CLAD MEN NOW DON MUFTI NEWS OF WAR NOW AI THE! ihe Standard Oil It keeps the motor cool by perfect lubrication. Dealers everywhere. Ask our nearest agency about delivery in bulk. Standard Oil tompany (CALIFORNIA) Phoenix STATES UNITE IN BATTLE TO Nevada and New Mexico Indicate Willingness to Co-operate With Sister State Sugar and Flour Cases Reopened At least three intermountain states will join forces in the fight to pre vent the railroads from securing a nullification of the rates ordered by the interstate commerce commission. Telegrams "'were received yesterday from the public service commission of Nevada and. New Mexico express- i ing their willingness and desire to co-operate in every possible way with the Arizona commission in pieparing for the hearing at Chicago October 6. Both commissions, in acknowledg ing the message of the corporation commission here, emphasized the importance of a concerted effort to retain the rates secured after seven years of struggle and stated that they would be glad to meet with the Arizona commission as soon as the time and place of meeting could be arranged. It is expected that similar replies . will be received from the Colorado and Montana commissions, and that a meeting will be held in the near future at which at least five mountain states will be repre sented. f Word has been received by the corporation commission that both the sugar and flour rate cases have been re-opened for hearing by the inter state commerce commission. The former; case will be heard at San Francisco, September 18. It is known that the sugar refinery interests of California are preparing to ask the commission for a rate of forty-five cents on sugar from coast points to Chicago and for the continuation of the present rate of $1.00 to northern Arizona points. The rate to Phoenix at present Is seventy cents. The railroads are also asking for a rate of Bixty eight cents on wheat and a seventy-five cent rate on flour from Kansas points to the Pacific coast, and for permission to put into effect higher rates to inter-mountaln points. The time and place of the rehearing has not yet been an nounced. LAN6STQN BACK FROM K. P. SUPREME LODGE Amendment to Constitution Permit ting Sanitaria Is Proposed Judge J. H. Langston returned last night from Winnipeg, Canada,, where he went as a representative from the Arizona grand lodge of Knights of Pythias to the supreme -lodge. The session, he says, was a most inter esting one and several changes were made in the affairs of the order. For some time there has been agi tation among the Knights of Pythias for the establishment of one or more sanitaria for mmebers of the or der. But it was found that it would be necessary to change the consti tution of the supreme lodge before , this enterprise could be undertaken. Accordingly an amendment to the constitution was adopted and that will now be passed down to the va rious grand lodges for ratification or rejection." The supreme lodge also formally recognized the D. O, K. K.'s, an easy thing to do, since that festive branch of the order had been pretty well recognized throughout the Pythian domain. ''-. Judge Langston says that the su preme lodge was most hospitably treated in Winnipeg. It was really the guest of the city, RATES or Motor Cars J Great Program of Sports and Doings for Joint Pic nic of M. & M., Board of Trade and Their Friends on Thursday All aboard for Farmers' Day. The board of trade and Merchants' and Manufacturers' association would like to have every business man in Phoe nix join them in entertaining the farmers from all over the valley on Thursday. It is expected that hun dreds of farmers from the Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Glcndale, Peoria and Phoenix districts will forget the crops and come in for. a great day's fun at Riverside park, where the two associations will entertain them. The intention is to spend the day entirely in enjoying the fun that will be provided and getting the business men and farmers together in a new way. A glance over the list of amusements that will be provided will offer ample evidence that it will be some grouch who can remain unen tertained. Look at these and smile in anticipation: Boys pony race; slow mule race; wheelbarrow race; three-legged race; boys' foot race; girls' foot race; farmers' foot race, sack race, pota to race for girls; women's nail driv ing contest; pie eating contest; catching greased pig; climbing greased . pole; farm wagon race; broncho busting; farmers' swimming race; boys' swimming race; duck hunt; water polo; fat women's race; prizes for tallest farmer, heaviest farmer, shortest farmer. hansomest farmer, homeliest farmer, oldest farmer, farmer with largest family, farmer coming greatest number of miles. In the evening there will be an old-fashioned barn dance with an old-fashioned fiddler who will play and call the figures of the old fashioned dances. In addition to this there will be a special program in the movie theater and the prize waltz will be held as usual. Valuable prizes will be donated by members of the M. & M. and Riverside park for each of the events. Business men throughout the city are requested by the committee in charge of the celebration to accept this as an invitation to be at River side park on Thursday afternoon and assist in making this the most suc cessful undertaking yet attempted in the bringing together of the business men and farmers. Forget all about business. The Idea is to have a good time. o FIVE WOULD OWN SALT RIVER VALLEY TRACT Peculiar Case of Simultaneous Filing On Homestead Will Be Heard On September 15-17 A hearing before the register and receiver of the V. S. land office has been ordered for September 15-17 . in the peculiar case of the five simul taneous filings ,on some recently opened Salt river bed land, west of the city. The case is made more complex by the. fact that five men, all claiming prior residential rights and improvement rights, areNUtempt ing to file on strips of section 23, which overlap each other. Elmer E. Morford, Lem J. Wood, Mercer A. Richardson and Joseph E. Mayhew want a patch which includes the northwest quarter of section 23, township 1 north, range 3 east. Charles T. Waters, L. J. Wood and M. A. Richardson ' are filing on . a strip that takes in the northeast quarter, of the. . same section. The land was thrown open to settlement June 29 and to entry July 29, " FARMERS DAT IS BIG EVENT , Home after twelve days of drilling and manoeuvres at Camp Garden Canyon, Companies A and B, A. N. G., detrained, at Phoenix last evening, and swinging into line behind the First Regiment band, marched through crowded thoroughfares to the new armory on First street. Com panies I a'na'F, of Flagstaff, Pres- cott and Snowflake came with them on the. military special, which ar rived just fifteen minutes late for the Santa Fe connection for the north, making it necessary for the men Trom ' the cooler counties to spend the night in Phoenix. 'It was the best encampment we ever ' had," said Adjutant General Charles W. Harris last night. 'The men made a fine showing in the drills and their work brought forth many compliments from the officers of the regular army. Garden Canyon is an ideal site for an encampment, j and the sanitary conditions there were ideal." Extended order work, signalling, and throwing up entrenchments took up a large portion of the time of the 601 men and 27 officers while in camp. Then there were tne compe titive drills, forced marches and work on the rifle range, the results of which will last all through the coming year. Un the wnole, tne work was excellent," said one of the officers last evening. "While we haven't seen the report of the offi cers at Fort Huachuca, they express ed themselves as very well pleased with the work of the militia, and said it was the best encampment they had ever seen." Cool spring water piped to every tent, and life in the open air helped to keep the camp in the best of health, and but few cases of sickness were reported. A number of the men were made ill by eating a root which they mistook for the Mexican sweet potato, but soon recovered. Judging from the glowing accounts heard everywhere on the streets last even ing. Garden Canyon is the only real camping site in Arizona and that if a vote were to be taken, it would be unanimously chosen for the encamp ment next year. Too much credit cannot be given Col. Harris, the adjutant general, for his work in preparation for and dur ing the encampment. Although ham pered in facilities for bringing up rations, he worked untiringly for the good of the enterprise, and it was largely due to his efforts assisted by the other officers, that the encamp ment was so successful. Camp was broken Sunday night and the special left Fort Huachuca yesterday morning at eight o'clock, reaching Phoenix at 5:50 p. m. The companies from the northern part of the state slept in their cars all night and leave this morning at 7:45 over the Santa Fe for the north. o FILED WITH CLERK Candidates Rush Board of Super visors' Office in Droves With the closing of the public of fices this afternoon the last of the nomination petitions of prospective candidates for public office, subject to the primary elections In Septem ber, will be filed. The closing of en tries for the race, close at hand, yes terday's yield of petitions filed with the clerk of the board of supervisors made a long list. In yesterday's pe titions the republican ticket was rep resented by thirteen candidates, vyhilst the day .was remarkable for the batch of aspirants entering on the socialist ticket. That party led the others in a total of seventeen entries. The entries subject to the repub lican primaries comprised those of: George E. Kirkland, for clerk of the superior court; Fred Jacobs, for county recorder; Earl S. Curtis, for county attorney; L. E. Bigley, for member of the house of reprcsenta tive; C. C. Lewis, for county as sessor; and C. W. Cisney, for mem ber of the board of supervisors. The following republicans entered for pre cinct committeemen: Hugh R. Daggs, Frank Woods, Ned Creighton, W. P. Mealey, J. C. Adams, Celora M. Stoddard and Charles A. Cohe nour. Representing the democrats were: H. 'A;' Davis, for state senator; Thomas P. Walton, for county attort ticy;-' R. A. Watklns, for member of the lower house of representatives; A. S. Hawkins, for judge of the su perior court; Orrin L. . Standage, for county school superintendent, and William Sweem, for precinct com mitteeman. ..The. sole progressive to file yes terday was E. V. Car.-, justice of the peace for the Tempe precinct, who will enter to succeed himself. The socialist entrants comprised: Lulu A. Klein, -for county school 'su erintendent; Lionel Kendrick, for state senator; Terry Thorpe, for member of the house of representa tives; Alice S. Eddy, for clerk of the superior court; T. J. Parry, James Roe and Rudolph Johnson, for mem bers of the board of supervisors; Charles Erickson, for county asses sor; Floyd a Brown, J .B. Corbln, E, N. Gibson, Emmett Otto and L. f. Bowser, far the state legislature; August Hegelund, for sheriff; E. G. Bailey, for county recorder; F. A. Shaw, for state senator; and D. R. Spurlock, for county treasurer, August in 1870 No one, not even the most accom plished military strategist, can make a convincing guess at the outcome of the war in Europe. The dis patches so far mean nothing, that is, those relating to the skirmishing be tween the Germans on one side and the Belgians and the French on the other. The Associated Press has given warning of the character of the news and dispatches even from London, where the continental dis patches are rigorously censored, the statement has come that when the other side has been heard the story may be quite different. So far the news from Brussels and Paris reminds one of that of the early days of the Franco-Prussian war; in fact of the news that eman ated from Paris and London after the month's war had practically ended. War was declared by France on July 19, 1870. France was presum ably ready, for Marechal Le Bouf had reported to Napoleon: "Toute est complete. II ne manque pas un bou- ton" (Everything is ready not a button is missing). The battle of Weissenburg, the first defeat of the French, was fought on August 4. On the morning of that day the follow ing dispatches appeared in the New York Daners: Three Thousand Prisoners Captured Paris, August 3. The division of the French army under General Ba- taille, captured the town of Saar brucken and took three thousani Prussian prisoners. The Battle of Saarbrucken London, August 3 Noon. The fol lowing details of the affair at Saar brucken have been received here: The fight began at 11 o'clock yes terday forenoon. The French passed the frontier in force. The Prussians were driven from their strong posi tion by the sharp artillery fire of the French. The latter remained masters of the position, which they won without serious loss. The em peror . and prince imperial witnessed !he conflict, t-ril returned to Metz to dinner. London, Aug. 3. Saarbrucken was taken by the French this morning. The loss was slight on both sides. Half of the Town. Destroyed Paris, August 3. The French jour nals this morning published the fol lowing account of the Saarbrucken affair: Metz, August 2 The French troops passed the frontier at 11 o'clock. They instantly encountered the Prus sians, strongly posted on the heights commanding Saarbrucken, which were carried by a few battalions. The capture of the town instantly followed, the artillery compelling the Prussians to evacuate it in great haste. General Frossard with one division defeated three divisions of the enemy. Buildings in Saarbrucken caught fire from the French artil lery, and half of the town was de stroyed. The mitrailleurs were used for the first time, and are reported to have worked wonders. Napoleon's Dispatch to Eugenie The emperor, on his return to Metz, after the battle, sent the fol lowing telegraphic dispatch to the empress: Louis has received his baptism of fire. He was admirably cool, and little impressed. A division of Fros sard's command carried the heights overlooking the Saar. The Prussians made a brief resistance. Louis and I were in front where the bullets fell about us. Louis keeps a ball he picked up. The soldiers wept at his tranquility. We lost an officer and ten men. Napoleon. The city of Metz was illuminated last night in honor of the victory. After the retreat of the Prussians the French did not occupy the place. The empress with her nieces went this morning to the Chapel of Notre Dame dos Victoires to offer prayers of thanksgiving for the safety and success of the emperor and prince imperial. The Victory Important Paris, August 3 The Figaro claims that the victory of Saarbrucken was one of great importance. The em peror wished to gain possession of Saar brucken because it commands the, Valley of the Saar and the rail way to Treves. The latter cannot now be of any service to the enemy. The Saarbrucken affair' turned out to have been of little consequence as a battle, though it was of some value to the Prussians aa it had engaged the attention of the French for a week. The garrison consisted of two battalions of Prussians and a de tachment of Uhlans. They concealed their weakness by parading in dif ferent combinations of uniforms and in order to make a further show of strength they borrowed the uniforms of the local fire department. On the morning of September 3, the New York newspapers over Paris dispatches printed the following iienuiiiis . GREAT FRENCH VICTORY NEAR SEDAN M'MAHON EFFECTS JUNCTURE WITH BAZAINE The Prussians had already, on September 1, enclosed Sedan and on September 2 M'Mahon and all that was left of the French army were prisoners. o Empovia, a new member of the Kansap State League, this season, was successful in winning the cham pionship pennant. o A new pocket electric flash light can be used to display light of three ' colors, singly or In combination, A Reed Economy JAP mOBW BQMF The "Instant Lather" Soap Lathers and cleanses instantly. You need use only half as much as you would of other Soaps in hard or soft water. The superiority of JAP ROSE SOAP over other, toilet soaps is in its delightful effect on the complexion. For the sham poo it has no equal, it thoroughly cleanses the hair and scalp with so little effort and rinses away like Magic, leaving the hair fluffy and glossy. Use Jap Rose "Face and Body" Toilet Talcum Powder: JAMES S. KIRK & CO., Chicago c PRIZE RAG NEW SIUNT FOR LOVERS OF DANCE All through the east and at all the coast resorts, "pirze dances" have been the rage this summer. The people all over the country are dance mad and instead of the craze diminishing as was so freely predicted, it seems to be spreading and gaining force. Here in Phoenix there has been more dancing indulged in than at any time during the last few years and the big pavilion at Riverside is crowded nightly with lovers of the dance. For the last three weeks a "Prize Waltz" has been held every Thursday night. Hundreds of couples have taken part and thou sands of people have watched and en joyed it. Tonight another contest will be started. This time it will be a "Prize Rag" and the champions of the new dances will have an opportunity to show their best points. Handsome medals will be awarded to the winners and as there are many wonderfully good dancers here it will betwell worth watching. Another thing that will amuse the crowd at Riverside tonight will be the amateurs who will do stunts at the picture show. Amateur night is al ways a lot of fun and as it will be the first held in the open air theater at the big park it will be a real novelty there. A number of clever performers have been secured and there will not only be fun but excellent entertainment as well. o SENATOR DAVIS OUT FOR RE NOMINATION Harry A. Davia of Maricopa county, state senator from this county in the first regular and succeeding special sessions of the legislature yesterday filed his papers for renomlnatlon for the position he now holds. For some time it has been known that he would be a candidate to .succeed himself. .In the former sessions he was chair man of the committee on public lands and the author of several of the im portant pieces of land legislation that were passed during the sessions. He favors the sale of state and school lands under irrigation at the time of statehood. He has been known as a strong sup porter of all labor legislation and de livered a speech on the union label on state printing during the sessions. He championed the woman suffrage cause and campaigned the state in that be half. He is a seasoned campaigner and will doubtless add spice to the present fight for the nomination among the democrats. o 1 . RATE REDUCTIONS BY A. C. C. Material reductions In the rates on fuel wood between points on the S. F. P. & P. lines have been ordered by the corporation commission. The change in rates is largely due to the change from a per cord basis to a per ton basis, which is said will be more ac ceptable to the large shippers who us ually dry their wood for a number of months before shipment. The rate per ton on fuel wood to Fhoenix arc as follows: Old New Rate Rate From Ash Fork and Cedar Glade $2.00 $1.80 From Skull Valley 1.75 1.53 Wickenburg 1.25 1.10 The new rates to Prescott from Ash Ford and Skull Valley are' $1.10 per ton. Reductions in the rate on scrap tin and old tin cans between a number of points on the Southern Pacific have also been ordered by the commission, the principal reduction being in the transfer of this material from class C In the tariff to the class of a commo dity at class C rates. Hereafter the minimum weight for cars loaded to full visible capacity will be 24,000 lbs. in stead of 30,000 lbs. which was formerly the minimum. The corporation commission yester day issued an order granting repara tion to the United Verde company from the A. T. S. F. Ry. to the amount of $281.21 same being an overcharge on two , carloads of lumber and timber from Flagstaff to Clarkdale. The case arose out of the application of a combined local rate of thirty-one cents on the shipment, which was for warded from point of origin before the SOCIALISTS NAME FULL TICKET FOR PRIMARIES Bert Davis for Senate, Grill for Con gress and Barnett of Chandler for Governor A steady stream of nomination peti tions continued to arrive at the office of Secretary of State Sidney P. Osborn all day yesterday, and by closing time there were but few offices for which a number of candidates had not quali fied. The time for the filing of peti tions expires today, and it is expected that practically even,' place on the ticket will be filled by the time the office closes at five o'clock this after noon. While it is possible that the of fice may be kept open until later to permit those who have already made declaration of intention to file their nomination petitions. Secretary Os born stated yesterday that the office would probably not be open after the usual closing hour. In addition to the progressive candi dates who filed their, petitions yester day, and whose names are given tn an other column, the following candidates for nomination on the socialist ticket sent in the necessary papers to insure their being placed on the ballot: For United States senator, Bert "Davis, Phoenix. Congress Ulrich Grill, Oatman. Governor J. R. Barnette, Chandler. Secretary of state Mrs. Leroy Iken berry. Globe. Supreme court James N. Morrison, Bc-nson; W. S. Crowe, Globe. Auditor Charles R. Greene, Prescott Treasurer Charles P. Myers. Pres cott. Superintendent of public instruction William M. Clayton, Safford. Corporation commission Albert J. Straw, Peoria: Robert L. Morton, Yu ma; A. F. Mott, Phoenix. Tax commission E. B. Simanton, Payson: F. J. Perry, Bisboe. Mine inspector P. J. Hippie, Globe. new through rate to Clarkdale went into effect, and the fact that the ship ment was held at Cedar Glade until after the new rate took effect. The commission held that the shipment should have been held at the point of origin, and that the action of the car rier in this case rendered the new rate retraactive.