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fllE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN, FRIDAY MORNING, IAY 2. 1919 7" ffiFUffi E CHECKED IT CUSS Move to Increase Kutos Here $1 Met by Order From State Commission Dedare It to Be Unlawful The Mountain titates Telephone and Telegraph company yesterday filed willi 'the corporation commission a si -hediilc of rates that raises rates ap-j proximately one dollar per phone for; lnuiin".--3 phones all over the state. Tli" corporation commission instant ly issued an order forbidding tho put lirtg into effect of the proposed rates, which were to take effect yesterday, and asked a court order of restraint The company, through. H- V. McVay, j it.-i Arizona representative, filed with the corporation commission a tariff increasing the monthly telephone rent al in ten of the principal cities and towns of the state. The proposed raUw were to become effective on the date, filed. May 1st. For business telephone the rate at Kishee, and Douglas was Increased from t to J6 per month; at Globe, NogaJes, lYencott and Yuma, from 4 to fi per month: at Glendale from J J to $4 per month; at Jerome from $3 to J5 per month. At Phoenix and Tucson the r.i Increased from $5 to S per month, and the two-party business rate from J4 to t5. At Yuma the two-party Vrfudneas rate was raised from JS to $4; ihe one-party residence rate at Glen- laJo and Jerome increased 51 per month. The firmr-varty residence i;ite was irjenjased at Blsbee, Douglas. Phoenix and Tucson to the extent of 25 cents Ter month; no chancre was proposed in the four -party rate in the other towns named, the rate remaining at S? per month; changes were made in charges for private exchanges result ing In advances affecting hotels, and larger business establishments. t'pon presentation of this proposed BChedule to the commission, the rertre-.--Bntative of the telephone company was "informed Ihai the commission would immediately issue an order sus pending the proposed advances and caDinff into conference Assistant At torney GeneTal Gandy, requested him 10 forthwith apply to the court for an order restraining the telephone com pany (from collecting the increased c herges. In giving1 otrt this information. Com missioner Jones said, "The precipitate, unlawful manner in which the tele phone companies attempt to inaugur ate increases is from any angle wholly indefensible. The fact that the pro posed tariffs were prepared outside of (be state and had been under con sideration for pome time makes It evi dent that withholding information from the commission and the public was premeditated and designed to pre vent legal proceedings to require an observance of our laws and to prevent, the public and press from commenting "n.a further and, I hope, final act of the postmaster general in his mis handling of the wire systems of the country. Our laws require public ser vice corporations to file with the com mission, thirty days before effective date, all tariffs and to give publicity of such filings. The law further pro vides that the commission itself shall not authorize an increase of rates un less there has been a public hearing and a showing that the Increase is justified." Commissioner Bitter Continuing Mr. Jones said: "TJsers of telephones are given no opportunity to say to the company these increases are more than we wish to pay and you may therefore remove your telephone,' My advice to patrons of the telephone is to flatly refuse to pay the Increased rates. The commission has issued an order suspending the proposed ad vances, but heretofore, these orders have been given no consideration, either in this or other states by the companies or the postmaster general; in fact, there seems to be no rule or !'-''v apt'lifs so r.s tiK- iostm:i:- ; :.'r fc.-nrjil i:; ci,ncrr!eil." .Mnii!rs .!" Ov t t mmiiun and At- i tointy nti;;! c.irvjy --:ecm to have no tioiiL-t but that the coiieciion of the j pro!os(-i r:iu s c;;n b temporarily f-n.joir.fd. Thy ,ipn'ine court of the 1 I'tiilfJ States will hear arfrument in j tlie telephone ca.se brought by. the' state of Kans.is. May f.th, and it has j been .mnoiinced that the court will! probauly hand devvn a dwosion within! two or three weeks thereafter; with! all of these matters pending, it seems j useless for this snap judgment to be j taken undT these conditions. I Representative McVay of the tele- i phoii" company assured the commis sion that neither he nor his company had any option in the premises, that they were merely following out in structions from the postmaster general at 'Washington. GIRLS WAITING FOR TRIAL RESTLESS, SO LOCKED UP IN JAIL SREATPAHADE TO HELP LOAN IIJ HI Announce Plans in Detail for Parade's Formation Everybody to March To Have Floats and All Or ganizations to Take Part Weary of her confinement in the Crittendon home, Beatrice Hoover, self-confessed forger, was preparing to leave the institution when her plans became known to the authorities, who changed her place of residence to the Maricopa county jail. The young girl who is to appear be fore the juvenile court, would not ad mit that she was making arrangements to run away, but stated that she had planned merely to go down town, when questioned by Probation Officer Mc Fall. After complaints had been reg lstered against her, McFail ordered her removal to jail where she was placed in the womans cell. The Hoover girl is said to have passed a number of checks on leading business houses in the city, signing each one by a different name. She laughed when arrested and when she appeared before Justice Wheeler for arraignment, she recalled to the of ficers the fact that she was a subject of the juvenile court, having at one time figured in a sensational joy ride that went beyond the confines of the county. Shortly after the Hoover girl had been removed to jail from the Critten don home, Nina Wagner, charged with grand larceny, was transferred from tho Detention home to a county jail cell. Those in charge of the home considered It no place for Mrs. Wag ner, whose actions did not. warrant her remaining there, it is said. Mrs. Wagner, who came hero from Oklahoma with W. B. Thornton, who has already pleaded guilty to the vio lation of the Mann act, is alleged to have stolen Liberty bonds in the sum of $1700 and J1000 in cash, which Thornton claims as his property. The preliminary hearing of the young woman which was continued from last' week until yesterday, was again set over by Justice De Honza, who post poned the matter until Wednesday. ISKiTIOH BIG MINE TAX CASE Attorney General Jones, by Alex. Baker, filed yesterday in the supreme court answers to the .motion to strike out reporter transcript and parts of the record in the famous tax cases of the International Smelter and the In spiratlon Consolidated Copper com pany. The motions were recently filed by Attorney Edward S. Rice for the cop per companies, alleging as a reason for throwing out the records that they had been certified by the trial judge on the same day they were filed and that counsel for the companies had not had notice of the filing nor oppor tunlty to inspect the records and make corrections, as provided by law. In his answer the attorney general alleges that the case of the companies are not prejudiced by these omissions, o This'is Trophy Train night, Depot to 10 P. M. Adv. It Promptly at 7:30 o'clock Monday evening. May 5, the largest and per haps the most enthusiastic parade ever assembled in the state of Arizona will start for an hour's march through the principal streets of this city In the interest of the Victory-Liberty loan campaign. Every department of the state, city and schools, as well as a large number of the business establishments, will be represented in this big demonstration of the community's patriotism. The various labor organizations of the city will take an active part tn the parade and demonstrate their loyalty to the government in this manner. Be Well as buying bonds and fighting for the flag. Many of the business firms will pre pare patriotic float for the occasion. Both the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs are preparing to turn out in force, as will several lodges. Not only win the offioials of the state, county, city and schools take part in the parade, but it Is expected that hundreds of citizens of Phoenix and vicinity will join the parade, in fact, the committee in charge urges everyone to take part in the celebra tion. The Boy Scouts will also parti cipate and their members are all urged to be present. Formation ef Parade Units Col. J. H. McClintock will act as grand marshal and will be assisted by Lieut. I Herne and staff officers. The War Veterans' association, in charge of Col. B. P. Conway, will form for the parade at Seventh avenue and Washington' street; the various womans' organiza tions in the city and all other women who wish to participate, will form at Second avenue and Washington street, under the supervision of Mrs. L. M. Chalmers; the various schools under John Loper will assemble at Sixth avenue and Washington; the Indian school .band, the cadets and students, under direction of John Brown, will form at Fifth avenue and Washington street, and the commercial organiza tions In the charge of John Dennett will assemble at South Fifth avenue and Washington street. The parade will start on the inarch at 7:30 o'clock, headed by the massed band and grand marshal's party, fol lowed by the colors. The Various or ganizations will join the parade as it passes down Washington street. The general public will be Invited and ex pected to join the procession and aid in making thta assembly the largest in the history of the state. To Have Floats The following business firms will furnish floats for the parade: The Standard Oil company. TJnlon Oil com pany. Pacific Gas and Kiectric com pany, Arizona Eastern Railway, and the Mountain States Telephone com pany. The high school cadets will be In charge of Lieut. Carpenter; the Boy Scouts, Dean Scarlett; police reserves. Col, Gun; Indian school cadets, John Brown; the Red Cross, Mrs. Chambers; Womans' club; Mrs. McNeff; Great War Veterans, Captain Jones; police department. Chief Brisbois; Spanish War veterans. Captain Alexander; sheriffs office and force. Sheriff John Montgomery; floats, W. C. Horn berger; Vic Hanny and Walter Brown, unassigned. The Rotary club has appointed a special committee, consisting of L. W. Cogglns, Dwlght B. Heard and W. C. Hornherger to assist In the parade, while the Kiwanis club has appointed a similar special committee, consisting of R. C. Saufley, J. O. Sexson and Ver non Clark. Streets to be Clear for Parade Traffic Officer Bush Anderson an nounced yesterday that all motor cars and vehicles will be barred from Washington street from Third avenue Prepared foods differ. Mow much of the whole-grain elements are inyour cereal food ? was originated -to build arS maintain health to promote digestion. A most appetizing food " There's a JZeason " for GrapeNuts Here Are Some of 9s Most Mayttae taitaMe Offerfa Lace Section FRIDAY AND SATURDAY SPECIALS FOUR ASSORTMENTS Corset Cover, Embroidery in Nainsook and Cambric: qualities fine; very specially priced per yard at 25c, 50c, 65c and 51.15. THREE ASSORTMENTS of Allover lace in white and Ecru; beautiful qualities; especially adapted for Vestees. Priced specially at per yard, 95s, $1.45, $1.95. BROKEN LINES of Valencinne Insertions only lots of pretty patterns to choose from; specially priced for quick sale, per yard, 5c and 10c. Millinery Section CHILDREN'S SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONK LOT of children's Milan Hats, neatly trimmed with ribbons and flowers; specially priced at $125. ONK LOT of children's school hats in dark Milans and soft braids, banded trim; priced specially at $2.50. ONE LOT of children's and Misses white dress hats ribbon and flower trimmed: specially priced each, $3.50. ONE LOT of Misses colored Leghorn hats with broad brims tailored styles specially priced at each. $5.00. BASEMENT SALESROOM SPECIALS ONE LOT of women's Gingham Dresses in very pretty plaids, and soft quality; well made and neatly trimmed at each, $5.95. ONK LOT of Homen's cover all Gingham Aprons dres styles and well made, of good quality Ginghams; price each, $4.95. BATHING TIME BOYS' BATHING suits in up-to-the-minute styles and colors; sizes 22 to 34 Inches. Priced each, $2.00 to $3.95. BUT TOUR tickets for ROBIN HOOD by the Phoenix Opera Club, High School Audi torium, May 7 and 8. Benefit Associated Charities. Tickets Eagle Drug Store, $1.00. Travel-Proof LlHgggtge For Your Vacation When you start on that vacation you want to be sure youi luggage will stand the hard usage to which It will un doubtedly be sub jected. You'll have that assurance if its chosen from our stocks o f trunks, suit cases, traveling bags, etc. Being sturdily built ot materials and strongly reinforced at the vital points. they are as near travel proof as it is possible for luggage to be. The prices, too, will appeal to your sense of economy. Suit Case SpecSal ONE BIG lot of black and tan p-ult cases with two leather straps and heavy brass trimmings; size H inches. Price, special at $5.75. BASEMENT SALESROOM SPECIALS . ONE LOT of Women's Shirt Waists; of good quality; White Voile and Batiste, with col ored collars: basement price each, 99c SPECIAL LOT of White Pique and Caber dine dress skirts: these skirts are tlightly soiled and are marked at a real bargain price for quick sell each, $2.59. BATHING TIME WOMEN'S BATHING SUITS knit quality large variety of classy styles and colors and perfect fitting: sec them tn the base ment at each, $4.95 to $15.00. BUT TOUR tickets Tor ROBIN HOOD by the Phoenix Opera Club, High School Audi torium, May 7 and S. Benefit Associated Charities. Tickets Eagle Drug Store, $1.00. to Fourth street from T o'clock Mon day night until after the parade is over, and also declared that no cars would be allowed to park along the line of march on Washington street. It is the intention of the police department to have AVashington street clear of ve hicles for the parade, telleSSt FOLLOWED T T RA8EDY AT TI L Queries as to whether or' not Frank Hoctor knew he was going to die after being shot by J. D. Newman, in alleged self defense. Were put to Dr. S. B. Mills who took the stand for the state in the murder trial which made little progress in Judge Stanford court yesterday. The opinion of the physician was that the man who was shot on the Hosort highway last January knew he was Hv. ing ma ne urove toward Ulendale in the automobile of the man who fired at him. The trend of the testimony -was to reveal whether the statement said to have been made by Hoctor would be admissable as evidence as a dying dec laration and it is understood that the state means to continue this course of examination with a number of other witnesses. On Wednesday tho rnuntv nrftSACiitAr had put the direct question to Constable Kudo, What did Newman say Hoctor said before he died?" and objection was offered by the defense. The court took the matter under advisement until yesterday and when he announced he was ready to rule the question was withdrawn by the state. The ease proceeded at a snail's pace yesterday. The jury which will no donbt be on duty more than a week longer, is already showing signs of weariness and more than once the court charged witnesses to "ajiswer and get off the stand,'' and if they "couldn't answer, to say so." Deputy Sheriff Jim Troutman was the first witness to take the stand con tinuing the testimony offered on the preceding day relatis;e to his visit to the scene of the tragedy. On direct examination the deputy stated that he reached the scene of the killing about 2 o'clock although it was pointed out by counsel for the defense that at the pre liminary examination Troutman had aid he arrived there at 3 o'clock. Con dition of the roads, Troutman stated were bad at the time but he said that he made the trip from Glendale to the spot near Hot Springs where the shoot ing occurred, a distance of 29 miles in an hour. , "Over the chuck holes and rough roads?" inquired George Stoneman for the defense. Tea," replied the witness. Troutman said he could not say within an hour how long he remained at the scene measuring distances, ex amining tracks in the road, which in cluded those of a woman's high heeled Bhoes, and looking for the run Newman claimed Hoctor had. and which he failed to find. "How many people had traveled by the scene before your arrival?" asked Stoneman. "One to my knowledge. I don't know of any more." Deputy Sheriff Blanco, who accom panied Troutman on the trip of investi gation, distinctly remembered passing two wagons of cord wood. He was asked by George Purdy Bullard if he searched the men for the gun. Blanco said that he searched the men and that he loooked "through the cracks but did not displace the wood." There might have been a dosen jruns said Bullard as the witness admitted that he did not take any of the wood out of the wagvn in his search. Tells of Scene of Killing Blanco testified that he saw Newman in Glendale and that he told him the story already repeated in court by other state witnesses relative to the meeting on the highawy. Newman, he said stated that as the men passed Hoctor fired with his left hand and that he shot in self defense. Blanco told of the distance Hoctor's truck stood from the main road. 35 steps behind the blood-stained spot "where Hoctor Is al leged to have fallen, approximately 160 steps from whare the cars passed on the highway. These were the identical figures given by Troutman, although the two men gave their own measure ments. Dr. Mills, who assisted Dr. A. B. Nichols, the county health officer, per form the autopsy over Hoctor, was the next witness. Dr. Mills said that he found three distinct wounds with six external openings and an additional opening made to extract a portion of the bullet underneath the skin. In his opinion three bullets entered the body. One of the bullets had Its point of entrance in the back of the Mft shoulder, the second had ita en trance in the left rear side one half way between the knee and hip and the third had its entrance in the left knee cap. He said that Hoctor would have been able to walk after heing hit in the hip, when questioned by counsel for the defense. That Newman told him he expected to spend most of his time behind the bars was the statement made by D. W. Jones on the witness stand. Jones said that he met Newman in a Glendale res taurant after the shooting and shook hands with him offering any assistance if he were in trouble. He testified that Newman thanked him for his offer and made the remark which he repeated to the court. Amorvg the prominent residents of Flagstaff who have arrived in the city to testify in the case is Judge Perkins, former presiding judge of the superior court of Coi'onino county. It was in Judge Perkins court that John O. Ver kamp brought suit against Frank Hoc tor for dissolution of partnership and an accounting, a suit in which Perkins was disqualified and Judge Crosby pre sided. The matter was later settled out of court and Verkamp replaced Hoctor by Newman. It is said this was the beginning of trouble between the two men over sheep interests and one is alleged to have made threats again:-! the other. Judge Perkins it is understood ha? been subpoenaed by the defense. BRIEF ALL RIGHT (From the Los Angeles Times i One of the llellman boys was talk ing about the saving effect the war had had on bank depositors, as showt. by the wonderfully increased ac counts. Then be laughea. 'It's really contagious, this company but I think the limit was reached in h telegram a frier.d of m:ne received th other day from his son In college. "Seems he had told the boy that if ht ever wanted help to wire, but to be a. brief as possible. The. lad wanted heir all right, and the wire read like this: " "Pad S.O.S J. PJJ.Q. 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