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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, WEDNESDAY MOKN1NG, OCTOUER 28, VJli-
EAGE FIVE THE HOUSEWIFE F SAVAGERY TO CULTURE "From the Metate to the Electric Ovid" might be the title of a two rnl special that will le the feature of the Lion theater's Home Improve ment days, today and tomorrow. In tended to show the transmission stages hfi.vven the life of the savage's wife - to that of the well-cared-for modern man. the photo-play is giving Man ager Leecraft a chance to work a lit tle contest, which is as follows: Patrons are permitted to contribute written reasons why a home should be equipped with electrical appliances for lessening the burdens of house keeping. For the best ten reasons, the Lion will give an electric iron, a stove and toaster, and to all who give answers, a loge seat pass will be given. Answers must be sent to the theater before Saturday noon. , o 200 boxes Big Belle Fluer apples, new shipment, $1.15. Cranberries 15c per lb. McKee's (Advertisement) gh The Proprietor's Responsibility Is great in any but greater still in that of the Drug Business. He alone is responsible for the accuracy of the filling of your prescriptions; for the quality of the drugs you might want to buy, and for the service accorded to you as a customer. Meet the man who has your interest most at heart; meet the licentate of pharmacy the dispenser and chief of his own store the proprietor. You will meet him here you will have his personal atten tion; you can have his guarantee as to the quality of the merchandise leaving his drug store. Place the responsibility with the proprietor today. City Drug Store W. S. LAWSON, Prop. Cor. First Ave. and Adams St. Some Reasons Why Capital Punishment Should Be Abolished as Given by R. H. Sneed of Winkelman, Arizona Some who advocate capital punishment give as their principal reason that the Bible sanctions or rather commands it. Let us look into this claim more closely. In Exodus, the 20th Chapter, we have what is known as the Ten Commandments. These, we are told, were copied on two tablets of stone by Moses, after having, in a fit of anger, broken the ones given him by Jehovah on Mount Sinai. Among other things we find, "Thou Shalt not kill," "Thou Shalt not commit adultry," "Thou shalt not steal." In the following writings of Moses we find the penalties for violating these and sundry other laws, many of which were punishable by death. In that day human life was lightly considered. Might made right. Shall we, in this enlightened day, set aside the laws of Moses? No, we would rather set aside the barbarous custom of taking the lives of our fellow men for violating these laws. Is it because we are more lax in our regard for law? No, rather we are living under a different dispensa tion. Let us see Just what Moses did say, and then see if we have any well grounded authority for failing to follow his mandates to make Capital Punishment the penalty for numerous offenses. In Exodus 21-12 we find, "He that smiteth a man that he die shall surely be put to death." In verse 29 of the same chapter are these words: "If an ox were wont to push with his horns in times past, and it hath been been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept' him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox Bhall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death." In this same chapter we find,. "Eye for eye. tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe." In Leviticus 20-10 we find, "And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death." There were various offenses punishable by death; but in this day we have dis continued capital punishment, save for the taking of human life. If we are to adhere strictly to the penalties imposed by Moses for mur der, why should we modify the penalties for other offenses? We will look for authority for modifying any of them. Belore leaving the law of Moses I wish to speak of his law of Divorce which we still practice, notwithstanding, Jesus Christ, about two thousand years ago, when the Pharasees asked him if it was lawful for a man to divorce his wife, saying that Moses permitted it, said: "For the hardness of your hearts he wrote you this precept. But from the beginning of Creation God made male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and his mother and cleave to his wife. And they twain shall be one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together let no man put asunder." (Mark 10-5 to 9.) Now after about two thousand years the entire civilized world has awakened to the fact that our lax Divorce laws must be at least amended, else the sanctity of the home, which is the foundation of society, will come to utter ruin. Let us see what Christ's teachings were". In the Sermon on the Mount we are taught to love our enemies, "Bless them that curse you." . Moses said, "Hate your enemies." "If a man curse your father or mother let him be put to death." Christ said, "Do good to them that hate you, and pray for them that dispitefully use you." Die' the lowly Nazarene even speak of putting any one to death? In John 8, when the woman was brought to him, by the Pharasees, who according to the law of Moses should have been put to death, what did he say? "He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her." Was there a stone cast? No. What became of those that accused her? They being convicted in their own consciences went out, not one being left. What did he command her to do? "Go thy way and sin no more." Did he by these words sanction crime? But he did, put a disapproval on the tak ing of human life. Against all this array of Jesus' clear disapprovals of capital punish ment, we have one instance where, Jesus, when in the Garden, was at tacked by the mob, and one of his disciples drew his sword in his defense cutting off the the ear of the servant of the High Priest, said; "Put up again thy sword again in its place, for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword." This easily might have been a statement of fact, rather than a command, for as is well known, he who engages in brawls is likely -to be killed In brawls. If we abolish capital punishment, what have we to offer in its place? We can confine criminals in our prisons, where they-will not be a menace to society and where we can at least attempt to reform them and better fit their spirits for that home eternal, the house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. ' No man was ever reformed by killing him. Some may point to In stances where murderers have been pardoned. Very well. It is said that 8i) average of four innocent men are executed each year In the United States. These cases come to light; how many never come to light? If an -innocent man be executed is it within your power to resurrect his body and recall his Spirit? . Fellow Citizens! Men and women of the finest state in our Glorious Union! Regardless as to whether by ydur ballot you say that Ralph Cameron, Geo. U. Young or G. W. P. Hunt shall be the next chief execu tive of our state, or how you vote on any other amendment now before you, I do appeal to you to vote for the amendment abolishing capital punish ment. Not in the name of any mortal being, but in the name of that one who by the authority of Pilate was hanged on the cross, after he had failed to find him deserving of death. Pilate, excusing himself for such an act by washing his hands before thein, saying, "I am Innocent of his blood. See ye to it." Did God excuse hin for permitting it to be done? Not if Holy writ is true. Neither will he (?xcuse me, if on the 3rd of November I vote in favor of the continuance ofi legal execution, and, like Pilate, excuse myself by saying, I shall not attend to the killing myself but rather "see MEXICANS Oil STAND BLUE ON ORTIZ Defendants in Conspiracy Case, "Witnesses in Own Behalf, Declare Yaqui Only One With Other Than Peaceful Intent If the testimony of four of the de fendants in the "Conspiracy Case" is true, Miguel Ortiz, the Yaqui leader, who is at large, is the most crafty, cruel sort of an individual, for, accord ing to the witnesses it was this man who did the plotting, and who attempt ed to get the peaceful Mexican Union to adopt the bloody methods of raiders and banditti. The prosecution rested after having questioned three of the peaceful In dians and three of the officers yester day; afternoon. The testimony of these was mainly corroborative in its nature, tending to show that an organization did exist, and that the purposes of this organization were actually treasonable and in contravention of the law, the peace and dignity of the United States of America. Jose Pablo, Jose Miguel and Joachim Eschicf testified to the relations be tween the Yaqui agents and the Pima chiefs. According to Miguel, Ortiz ad vised the Pimas to revolt because lie said Superintendent Frank Thackery and certain less uncivilized Pimas had been selling the Pima land.s, and had made preparations for sending the flower of the Pima youth to Mexico to be killed by Huertista bullets. Ortiz did not stop at warning the Pimas of these outrages, but actually planned a vengeance, said the witness. He told them to get butcher knives and clubs and other barbarous weapons, and pro ceed to kill Mr. Thackery and the four progressive Pima leaders and the sooner the better. The five were to be the first to suffer from the reprisals of the wronged ones, then, their ef forts were to be directed toward elim inating other persons who might stand in the way. Teodoro Cayetan, who is popularly supposed to be the authorized repre sentative of Rirardo Flores Magon, the famous Mexican agitator was "proved out of the case," by the testimony of fellow conspirators, and then proceeded to contradict them flatly. ipparently not understanding just what they had been saying. Franco, Encinas and Luna, the interpreter were all on the stand, the first two flatly denying their houses had been the scenes of the two meetings, and Luna confessing that he had translated in cendiary things to the Pimas. Cayeton. said both Franco and Encinas couldn't have been at the meetings because there were none. Padilla had stated Cayeten was there but that he had merely told the conspirators how little chance they would have if they "started something" against the United States. This naturally left Cayetan in the clear. But when he took the stand, he was positive that he had not even arrived until two (lays after he heard the meetings had taken place. Sheriff Jeff Adams and Deputies Jim Murphy and Alberto Lopez told of having made the arrests and Lopez described bits of conversation he bad overheard in the jail. These talks, he said, bore out the fabric of the con spiracy revealed in round about ways in the testimony of the Indians and of Mr. Thackery. Judge Sawtelle halted an inquiry into '.he political beliefs of Cayetan when he prevented the prosecution on cross- examination from trying to show that the defendant-witness was a socialistic agitator. EARTHQUAKES IN ITALY ASSOCIATED r-KESS dispatch! ROME, Oct. 27. Earthquake shocks in northern Italy were very extended during the la.st twenty-four hours. Seismic disturbances of more or less severity have been felt in Turin, Ge noa, Florence, Leghorn, Pisa, Lucia, Bologna and Venice, in addition to many smaller towns. CLAIM SPIES ARE I ABOARD MAURETANIA I LIVERPOOL, Oct. 27. Informed that twenty-two German spies were aboard the Cunard liner Mauretania with fraudulent pass- ports, officers of the home office subjected the passengers to a rigid examination on their arrival j from New York today. CARRANZA SAYS (Continued From Page One) to make of the news sent from the American border. Four days of armistice between the Gil and Villa troops under Maytorena have served both sides to reorganize their forces and strengthen their field equipment. Gil today received a Hotchkiss rapid fire one-pounder. It is rumored that Gil is preparing for an active campaign against May torena, whose forces have retired to various distances. One body of troops is fifteen miles away, but a band of Yaquis of about 1500 is encamped within two miles of the Naco en trenchments. Habeas corpus proceedings were be gun to secure the release of Captain Islas, who bust night shot and killed Captain Vasquez, a brother officer in Gil's command, and a Mexican pri vate, during a brawl. Islas is held by the American border patrol. It is said he fired on border troopers who ar rested him. Zapata Wants Information WASHINGTON, Oct. 27. Latest ad vices received from its special agents by the state department from the Mexican national convention at Aguas Calientes told of the visit of twenty eight Zapata delegates to Guadalupe where Villa has headquarters. They returned the same day. It appears from official reports the Zapata rep resentatives did not come as duly authorized delegates of the southern chief, but as a commission to ex change impressions and views with the delegates to the convention. When they had satisfied themselves of the character ofthe convention they were to report to Zapata and receive full authorization. The Za pata commission made it clear to American agents at the convention, however, that they had a full and complete understanding with Villa. Although officials had no definite ad vice of today's deliberations at the convention, previous dispatches indi cated Carranza's resignation would be submitted by Generals obregon, Chao and Castro, who were dele gated by the assembly to interview tlfe first chief. Announcement from Mexico City that Carranza submitted his resigna tion conditional on the retirement to private life of Villa is in line with reports from American Consul Silli man, who stated a few days ago that Carranza is willing to resign if both Zapata and Villa relinquished their posts in the constitutionalist army. The Washington government from the start has maintained an abso lutely passive attitude toward the Villa-Carranza controversy as it af fected the national convention, but the impression was general that if all the factions agreed on a choice for provisional president at the conven tion, that individual would be ac corded formal recognition by the United States and American forces would be withdrawn from. Vera Cruz. o DESTROYERS GO ASHORE Three United States Boats Have a Close Call ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 27. Three United states navy torpedoboat de stroyers went ashore off the Vir ginia coast today difring a severe storm, which continued until late to night. Two of the vessels, the Bur rows and Jouett. were released and proceeded to the navy yard, slightly damaged. The third, the Paulding, is still fast and lifesavers have made several unsuccessful attempts to res cue the crew. o ASTOR REPORTED WOUNDED ASSOCIATED PRSSS DISPATCH LONDON, Oct. 27. Captain John Jacob Astor of the First Life Guards, a son of William Waldorf Astor, Ins been wounded in battle in Franc?. His name appears on the list of casualties made public tonight. L0 START CHRISTMAS GIFTS ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH LOS ANGKLES, Oct. 27. Five tons of Christmas gifts, comprising nearly lOH.OnO parcels, were started on the way to the children of sol diers in the European war from here The gifts were sent in the names of the children of Southern California. They will be sent abroad on the steamer Jason, along with the gifts from other cities. o CHARGE LIQUOR LOBBY Senate to Investigate Charge Liquor Interest Lobbied Against Liquor Tax ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH "WASHINGTON. Oct. 27. A list of witnesses has been prepared for the use of the senate committee lp- Comparison Of Two Kinds Of Road Work The . following statement, comparing results obtained under prison labor with paid, as shown by the monthly reports for July and Septem ber, on the state highway between Bisbee and Tombstone, was given out yesterday at the office of the state engineer. The table, 'which shows re sults under the different systems, was taken from the books of the state engineering department. July Prison. September Paid. . Quantities. Pr c.y. Quantities I'r o.y. Grading, solid rock '. .1649.7 c. y.. .$1,375 9S1.0 c. y.. .$2.1.1 Grading, loose rock 9G1.3 c.y... .59 521.6 c.y... 1.5:5 Grading, boulders ; 829.8 c y... .SI 937.9 c.y... 1.777 Excavation, solid rock 389.5 c.y... 1.23 219.1 c.y... 2.678 Excavation, loose rock "... 21.5 c.y... LIB 3.0 c.y... 1.166 Concrete ,143.4 c.y... 6.00 65.0 c.y... 9.44 Masonry 44.4 c.y... 5.46 37.0 c.y... 6.53 Ditching, solid rock 84.1 c.y... 1.53 21.7 c.y... 2.64 Ditching, earth 39.8 c.y... .46 53.0 c.y... .925 Clearing and grubbing 7.0 acres. 11.31 3.0 acres. .11.87 Average number prisoners on outside work, July 77 Average number paid men on outside work, September 71 Eighty-nine prisoners were returned to the state prison at Florence from this work on Augusti 26, arid an average of seventy-seven paid la borers employed during the month of September in continuation of the Work being prosecuted by'the use of prisoners. i . ' ' A Series of Special SalesToday The Loveliest Spot in this great big store, is Our Rest Room On the second floor. Sort of a "cozy corner," you know. Meet your friends in this room. It's fitted out with comfortable chairs, etc., has a writing desk and phone all there for your convenience and comfort. NEW YORK STORE Phoenix. Ariz Our Art Department is located on the Mezzanine Floor. It is replete with every thing imaginable pertaining to this section, such as Yarns, Royal So ciety Package Goods, Stamped Aprons, Instruction Books, etc. Free Lessons in all kinds of embroidery every day from 10 to 12 a. m. and 4 to C p. m. We have a com petent teacher in charge The only requirement is that you buy your materials here. CORNER FIRST STREET AND WASHINGTON A one-day affair involving nothing but new, seasonable Merchandise at prices that must be considered a criterion of the way Arizona's largest store intends to appeal to your patronage. Ruck Towels Just 25 dozen of them sorts that are well worth 15c ail pure white, with damask border, for one day only 10 (Korrick's Main Floor) Heavy Outing 8lAc 27 inches wide, in light patterns, a thick fleeced quality, for Night Gowns and Pajamas for one dav ""'V, yard 13C (Korrick's Daylight Basement) Art Needle Work Hound Center Pieces with scal loped edges, white ones richly embroidered in colors, always sold at 50c, but today only 2! (Korrick's Mezzanine Floor) A Sale of Women's Silk Hosiery Silk Hose 100 per cent pure every pair of pure thread unadulterated Silk, free from all loading matter which is so commonly used in Silk to give weight and lustre. Come in black, navy, pink, champagne, smoke, aliee blue, dark green, china blue, lavender, king's blue and black for one day only, n:iir 50 ( Korrick's Main Floor) Scalloped Pillow Cases The famous Orange Blossnin Pillow Cases, , with hand cut scallops, size 42x30 and 45x3G only 12 dozen of them, today nt t7d (Korrick's Daylight Basement) Bed Spreads The best Value we've ever placed on sale extra large Hon eycomb Spreads, hemmed, size 77xS7 at the wonderfully low 1'' t S1.62 (Korrick's Daylight Basement) Hotel Special Sheets Hed Sheets with that dependa ble Linen finish extra large dou ble Bed Size, 81x90, have 3-inch hem, and are wonders at the ex tra special price of 6T (Korrick's Daylight Basement) Sale of 1200 Yds. Drapery Scrim, Voile and Etamine A most attractive selection of these favorite Curtain Materials in hemstitched border designs, white and ecru, every yard a top-notch 25c value, for Wednesday only "J -2 ( Korrick's Daylight Basement) Nofade Shirts Men's Shirts that cannot be bought anywhere short of $1.0". New styles, in blue, black or la vender stripes plain or ideated with or without collar, stiff or French Cuffs today only at.3 (Korrick's Main Floor) Curtain Scrim A Drapery item that should call out every money-saver in Phoenix brand new Scrim, 34 inches wide, in beautiful floral and bor der designs for Wednesday only llc ( Korrick's Daylight Basement ) Woolen Blankets Nashua Woolnap Blankets in white with blue or pink borders very heavy, feel like all Wool extra large size, 72x84 only 2 dozen of them to go at... 2.65 (Korrick's Daylight Basement) Women's White Outing Night Gowns at 50c Night Gowns at the bare cost of the material made of white Outing-) Flannel and trimmed in fancy braid for today only uuu . ( Korrick's Second Floor pointed to investigate the charge.! by Senator Norris that the liquor interests have lobbied against the wine, liquor and beer taxes in the war revenue bill. It was announced that the names of Theodore A. Bell of California and Royal E. C. Cabell, a former commissioner of internal revenu', are on the list. They appeared for mally before the congressional com mittees to urge a reduction in the proposed wine tax. o RECALL DOES NOT CARRY S1ILL ANOTHER (Continued From Page One) ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH PORTLAND, Ore.. Oct. 27. Early returns from the election for the re call of Mayor Albee and Commis sioners Robert Dieck and William Brewster indicate the recall move ment has failed decisively. All the officials in office seem to have been retained by a substantial vote. I'nion are thoroughly loyal and detest tile very idea of a rebellion. When they are aware of the situation they will undoubtedly give the government every assistance in restoring order and will carefully abstain from giving the rebellion movement any encourage ment or support." Citizens are called upon to be on the alert and give the government infor Imation and assistance and those who 'have been guilty of disobedience under the defense act are advised that no ac tion will be taken against them if they remain quietly at home. General De Wet is the cavalry leader who gave the British so much trouble In the South African war. It is an nounced he offered his services to Eng land. He was commander at Lady smith and was sent to relieve General, Cronje as second in command; and after General Cronje's surrender he re ceived full commana. He was one of the signatories of the Vereeniffing peace conference and was appointed minister of agriculture in 1907. Gen. I)e Wet was opposed to the gov ernment's action in regard to the pres ent war, early in October he attempted to speak at a meeting held in pre of this action, but was prevented from doing so by a demonstration of the sympathizers of General Louis Botha, premier of the I'nion of South Africa. Brigadier General Beyers was also a noted figure in the South African war, and was chairman of the Vereeniging peace conference. Last September he resigned as the commandant general otMhe Union defense force, because of dis disapproval of th action of Great Britain in sending commandos to con quer German Southwest Africa. COMPARISON will prove to you that there is no other subdivi sion that offers such large, desirable lots, such rigid restrictions, such high-class de velopment, such moderate prices as does LOS OLIVOS. Our new building plan is the most liberal ever offered here. ASK ABOUT IT Dwight B. Heard REAL ESTATE Corner Central Avenue and Adams of) 1 I T ye to it." Advertisement.