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REPUBLICAN nrr THE VALLEY OF A-l CHOPS IT PAYS TO GROW THE BEST H J2 Mi INDEPENDENT PRQG&ESS.VE JOURNAL PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1921 VOL. XXXII, NO. 136 THIRTY-SECOND YEAR 12 PAGES 12 PAGES N UN MARTIN GOES TO DEATH WITH FIRM STEP Condemned Man Is Hanged ' At 5:0,8 Yesterday Morning Declares On Scaffold Is Happiest Man In World Attor- : neys' Fight Fails Xichan Martin, convicted of the murder early in October, 1919, of Ar thur De Steunder, a Canadian sol dier, wag hanged In the state peni tentiary at Florence at sunrise yes terday morning:. All efforts on behalf of his three attorneys to secure a stay of the execution, either from Governor Campbell, United States Judge Saw telle or Judge John J, Sweeney had failed. Hope was not given up how ever, until the last hour. Attorney Stephen H. Abbey waiting up all night In this city for word from Ben ton H. Dick who had gone in search of Judge Sawtelle who was on the top of Mount Lemmon. Martin was the fourteenth man to be hanged in the Arizona state prison and the first white man to thus pay the extreme penalty. About 25 per sons witnessed the execution, a num ber from this city. Martin went to his death cool and resigned. Goes to Scaffold It was 5 o'clock when the prison ' officials went to Martin's cell to , carry out the mandate of the court. Blindfolded, he was led to the death, , cnamDer wnere ne mounted the steps to the scaffold with a firm tread. , Straps were placed about his legs and arms and then Capt. Thomas H. Rynning. superintendent of the pris on, asked Martin if he had anything to say. "I am the happiest man in the worm, Martin replied. The prison chaplain, the Rev. Mr. Hinter, kissed the condemned man and bade him goodbye. The black . cap was then adjusted and the trap .was sprung at 6:08 o'clock. In just twelve minutes, the prison physician, Dr. G. F. Huffman, pronounced Mar t tip deaa. - Iichan Martin, who was a member of the United States army during the World war, was 24 years of age and an Armenian. He was educated until the age of 15 at Robert college In Constantinople, where an older brother for several years has been a teacher. He came to the United States when he was about 21 years i of age, waving his exemption as an ' alien, an act which left him with out the usual national protection to aliens who are charged with crime in this country so that as aliens their cases may be taken up with the state department through their represent latives here. He was convicted by a jury in the Tavapai county superior court on March 29, 1920, of the murder of Ar thur De Steunder near Yampai, , Ariz., on Aug. 4, 1919. Since then Martin has been twice sentenced to death and his execution stayed. Mar tin first was sentenced to be hanged on June 25, 1920, but an appeal on the merits of the case was taken, 8tor of the Crime De Steunder's body was found partly burned, and for a time could not be idenitfied. A small Canadian service button was found on the body and through this the man's identity was learned from the Canadian war ministry. De Steunder's home ad dress was found to be in Chicago, and his relatives located through ad vertisements shown on screens in the ' moving picture theaters in that city. It was then learned that he had started from Providence, R. I., with ; Nichan Martin to make an overland , trip by automobile to Yetsem, Calif. Martin was located in Visalia, Calif., and a deputy sheriff sent from Pres- Hail Stones Large As Baseballs Fall In Nebraska Town Republican A. P. Leased Wlrel LINCOLN, Neb, Sept. 9. A violent storm of wind, rain and hail swept a section of country east and west of Lincoln late this afternoon. West of here, in Seward county, hail stones of prodigious size are reported, soma . of them declared as large as baseballs, ripping automobile tops into shreds and doing other dam age. Eastward, between here and Eagle, Cass county, more than a hundred telephone pores are re ported down. o Civilian Employe Of Navy Air Force Drowns In Potomacl f Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON. Sept. 9. J. L. McNickle of this city, a civilian em- Dlove of the naval aeronautical test ing laboratory, was drowned today when a navy seaplane fell into the Potomac river. The body was recov ered. - -' The plane, it was reported, ran into an air pocket when making a turn and plunged into the water. Lieutenant Hugh w. Kougmey, a. reserve flier who escapea wiinoui injury, was the "pilot- Denver Traffic Willi HARDING NAMES AMERICAN DELEGATION TO LIMITATION OF ARMAMENTS MEETING rip ? J I f V-it. - I 1 t X v 1 CHARLES E. HUGHE3 EU1IU ROOT HENRY CABOT'LODCg Edward Flannigan Named To Succeed Late Judge Baker Republican A. P. Leased Wire TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 9. An nouncement was made today of the appointment by Governor Thomas E. Campbell of Edward J.. Flannigan of Bisbee, to succeed the late justice Albert C. Baker of the Arizona supreme court. Judge Flannigan will step into office on October 1. under the agreement upon which he ac cepted -the tendered appointment. Judge Flannigan is at present re siding in Bisbee but will move to Phoenix immediately after the date set for his taking office. OSCAR W. UNDERWOOD Halt Five Minutes In Honor Of Dead Heroes Republican A. P. Leased Wire DENVER. Sent. 9. All traffic on the streets of Denver will pause for two minutes twice tomorrow in honor of the memory of four Denver over- "BIG FOUR" OF AMERICA WHO WILL GATHER AT DISARMAMENT TABLE WITH FOUR DELEGATES 'FROM EACH OTHER NATION REPRESENTED. THE SUPREME BODY OF THE CONFERENCE PROPER WILL CONSIST OF 20 MEMBERS. Immediately on the death of Judge Baker of the supreme court, the name of Mr. Flannigan was at once suggested as his successor because ! he had been a candidate for the supreme bench against Judge McAl- ister last fall. Governor campoeu, however, gave no sign to those clos est to him of his choice, but the pre diction persisted that it would be Mr. Flannigan. There was somesow an understanding that the appointment to the vacancy would not be made until near the end of the month. When the governor left for Tucson yesterday morning he had given no Intimation of a purpose to make an appointment during his absence. Judere Flannisran has been a rest dent of Bisbee for several years -and one of the foremost members of the bar of that county and well known throughout the state. - - mm BANDITS THREATEN urn Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON. Sept. 9 President Harding today announced the full seas heroes who gave their lives in American delegation to the limitation the service, as a result ot a prouia- or armament comerenue. ai. :uiisisia mation issued today by Mayor Dewey of four members: C. Bailey.' The funerals ot tne men . . . n.1 A A tin are to pe nem nere. retarv of state: termor justice ot the smiih Rnaipri Flisworth Bjid Percy supreme court, one time candidate Smith, Buster L Ellsworth and 1 ercy nrerfdencv and twice eovern- R. Preston c- CHARLES EVANS HUGHES, sec- Southern Austin Is Struck By Tornado; z 'WW senator ironi -cw j . . Jrlany PerSOnS tl Urt Jurist and statesman of international Republican A. P. Leased Wire for the presidency and twice govern or of New York; lawyer by profes sion. , ELIHU ROOT, once secretary of war, later secretary of state, former senator from New York, lawyer, reputation. The late President Roose velt, his close friend and colleague, once Daid tribute to his attainments persons frrowiy escapea injury de5cribing him as "the ablest man d several thousand dollars damage . America." AUSTIN. Texas. Sept. 9. Dozens of persons narrowly escaped injury an wu done when a tornado struck in the southern portion of Austin today, Dassed across the Colorado river valley, hit again in West Austin nd then disappeared into the nins wesi of town. o ; Irish Republicans Will Hold Private Meeting Wednesday Republican A. P. Leased Wire DUBLIN. Sept. 9. Convocation of a private meeting of the Irish Re publican parliament next Wednesday to consider the BHtlsh cabinet's in vitation to a conference on the Irish in public life in America.' HENRY CABOT LODGE. senator from Massachusetts; republican floor leader, chairman of the foreign rela tions committee: long time student of international affairs and author of many works of an historical na ture. OSCAR W. UNDERWOOD, Demo crat, senior senator from Alabama, leader of his party In the senate as he was in the house jjf representa tives, regarded by colleagues of both parties in the senate chamber as "safe and sane," lawyer by profession and in public and political life since 1892. He was for the treaty of Ver sailles and the league of nations covenant, With or without reserva tions. . ' . These four will represent America at the table at which will be gathered four from each other nation repre sented. Confidence that both Mr. Root and Senator Underwood would serve was expressed at the White House, Sen ator Underwood's position as minor ity leader in the senate was not -expected to preclude his acceptance. In event it does, however, it was Inti mated unofficially that John W. Davis, former ambassador to Great Britain, might be the democratic member of the American delegation. The conference proper or what might be termed its "supreme body" will consist of 20 members. It was an nounced, each of the five major pow ers being represented by a "big four." Only the 'big four" delegation from each of the five allied an4 associated powers will sit in the general con ference on armament limitation. The delegation from China, which was in vited especially because of Far East ern problems, will sit with the "0 delegates it was said, only when Far Eastern problems are under discus- PUBLICANS TO RE SLICE MS S3,20U00, Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 A mini mum total tax of $3,200,000,000 for TO sion. Representatives of Belgium Holland and other nations, it was ex plained, will occupy a similar status. Armament questions, it was empha sized, wonld be left solely, to dispo sition of the supreme body of 20. Noofficial advices regarding the makeup of the other powers delega tions have been received. After the announcement of the four American delegates, it was said that the next step would be the selection of advisory bodies. Their personnel. at least so far as the United States is concerned, probably will be limited to 12 or 15 Including a Btaff of army And navv exnerts. The advlsorv ner- sonnel also will Include one or more this fiscal year, is the aim of the women. President Harding today re- republican members of the senate ceived from Mrs. Gif ford Pinchot the finance committee In revising the norr r,t a ,oif rirzn wnmon rMrarl. house tax bill. Chairman Penrose ed as fitted for selection. Names of i said today, after a conference of others' alos are to be submitted to the majority committeemen, president for consideration. Jobless Auction Brings Bidders For Unemployed Republican A. P. Leased Wire BOSTON. Sept. 9 The collapse of Edward Dixon of Philadelphia, ap oarently from malnutrition. Just after his services had been sola to tne highest bidder, brought the second day of the auction block for unem question- at Inverness cepiemDer fter 12 men had been Dromised work. this afternoon by Tli r, veteran, said one meal a day and some times not that, had been his portion Bidders were more plentiful today than yesterday and many pledges of food and clothing for the men in aa- dition to payment of Wages were forthcoming. Women -acted as auc tioneers and put the men. stnppea to the waist, through exercises to show their capability. The crowd which thronged around the bandstand contained many women who took an active part in the bidding. Unlike the auction of the door. Both men. escaped. The loss was $50,000. CHICAGO SALESMAN RUTALLY MURDERED was decided upon a meeting of the Dail cabinet over which Eamonn de valera presldea. Two Bandits Escape With $50,000 Booty ' In Diamond Robbery j Republican A. P. Leased Wire DES MOINES. Iowa. Sept. 9. Two robbers under guise of custom ers entered a leading jewelry store here today and while a clerk scruti nized a diamond ring one of the men i as $25 a week was obtained by sev eral men. o- Officers Searching For Mexican Wanted For Colorado Murderl Republican A. P. Leased Wire DENVER, Sept. 9. Denver police have been asked to search for Rion- ga Diaz, farm hand, whose home is near La Salle, Colo. He is being LEAGUE OF NATID S E D WORLD sought in connection with the mUr- ,cott to bring him back. The deputy J der of Jose Lopez who was found I slain in a haystack near Johnstown, (Continued on Page Two) Colorado, last Tuesday, iT OF JUSTICE COAL MINERS THEY AGREED v - Republican A. P. Leased Wire ' WALSENBURG, Colo., Sept. 9. ' Testimony that they had signed petitions for wage reductions without knowing what they were signing or for fear they would lose their jobs was given this afternoon by a dozen ' miners of the Walsen camp of the Colorado Fuel and Iron company at a hearing here befoae the state indus- ;trial commission. All the men who testified declared they were opposed to wage reductions put in effect by the company Sep tember 1 in several of the camps in this county and all of the camps in the Trinidad district. This evidence presented by Romilly E. Foote, at torney for the mine workers, was de signed to contradict statements of Colorado Fuel and Iron company of- ' ficials that the wage reductions had -s the sanction of a majority of em ployes of the various mines. 1 Marceline Valdes and George Lu cero declared William S. Getchell. ') superintendent of the Walsen mines had refused to advance them money against their pay checks when they refused to sign the petition for a re duction! They declared they had seen other men get' orders for money on ' thai particular ay. August 19, when a miners' field day was held at Trini dad. They -wished to attend the field thev said. When Valdes re- ' .ie1 to sign, Getchell refused to give him an order for $13, he de i .-oil if vou nnot do me a favor I ,,n't do one for you." Getchell said. - .nrdinE to Valdes' testimony. Isaac Wall, with a wife and three children testified that Getchell asked tn Kirn and he refused. 'Well, you will have to work under the reduction," he says Getchell told Vim T can ouit." Wall says he replied, nd dechired that Getchell told him - .. -mld ouit "right now. ' He signed tiie petition, be said, because he could Republican A. P. Leased Wire GENEVA. Sept. 9. The interna.- tional court of Justice, on which the hope of the league of nations seems now largely to be centered, was foremost in the pre-occupations of the delegates of the league assembly today, and likely will remain so until the judges of the court are elected next week. The 'assembly commit tee meanwhile will establish a basis for the work of the sepsion on dis armament, amendments and block ades.- The time limit for nomination ot judges closes Monday with 89 can didates put forward by 3o aurereni , . , . . , - ft , ,i n . riv?ui wres; since imvt; 'it v i , ",rd b-e vrlthout work and rernoved from the list on account of kl;. X r I- e wou'a. De declinations to stand for electl TESTIFY TO WAGE CUTS TO PROTECT JOBS No direct word has vet been re ceived from Elihu Root, and the league council still considers him a given before the reduction went into Several miners employed at the Walsen camp testified that they had candidate. wW , .P ,,W kP.01wm The American group of Judges at r h Wa,' Sav ?!-dld DOt The Hague court allowed the time see the petition, only a list dT names. limit to exnire without sendins in a ODert jowen, a negro, testified s .v.' . i -r. he came here from Pueblo about nv B that an American must r ka,?piCd i0Z WOrk' He Pe elected to the court, and that he to-f.TLGae "r. Root, if he. does not ' O -w. uit aiub Affin o rlanlina in n-rilch HSH What 1,6 WaS elBDlng- he de" probably John Baisett Moore will be chosen. The election Is expected to be long one with many of the countries voting for favorite sons. It win re quire 21 votes to elect, if all the states now present at the assembly par- Boston Man Kills His Divorced Wife And Her Attorney " Republican A. P. Leased Wire BOSTON, Sept. 9 Passengers on a crowded street car, many of them women, saw Charles A. Wells shoot his divorced wife, Ella A. Wells and her counsel, A. Louis Altmeyer, today. The woman died almost instantly and the attorney soon after arriving at a hospital. Five shots were fired from a re volver to which WTelIs had tied a wedding ring with a piece of black string. Passengers seized Wells and turned him over to the police. He expressed no sorrow at his act, officers said. Mrs. Wells obtained ier divorce on the grounds of cruel and abusive treatment. All of the men who signed the petition testified that when the re duction was put into effect they quit work. Several witnesses testified to refusals to sign. in cross-examination Fred Farrar. ;' ; Y . i.I.r attnrnpv Ini- the rlo.l ci r. "-""' '"e wici.-i.iuii. iron company, brought out that Rob ert uaer earned $J58 during August. Shnrttv Sii1ttthtnrt A little later Andrew Slate, with a J"OOtS OIVSCLIICUTI wife and seven children, testified that he earned $6d during Aneust. When he took his check to the company Republican A. P. Leased Wire store he received $1.01 in change, he ST. PAUL. Minn., Sept. 9. Wilbur said. He explained Th it be owed the Grimes. 33, was found shot to death remainder for groceries. The witness and his sweetheart. Miss Lydia declared that he could not earn a Stahlback, 22, of Fort Dodge, Iowa, ""6 in mo ii.i-c in inir imiie ana asked for a change. Superintendent Getchel then presented the petition to him. He said he signed not be cause he wanted his wages reduced but because there was nothing else for him to fio. Wilford Thompson, one of a num ber of men brought from Pueblo to the Walsen mine after the steel mills of the Colorado Fuel & Iron com pany there were closed, testified that when he applied at the office of Getchel he was told to sign a paper. He didn't know what it was, but sup posed it nad to do him in on the job. Three Die From Poisonous Gas Fumes In Well Republican A. P. Leased Wire BUFFALO, Sept. 9. Three men were killed by carbon monoxide gas in a well on a farm in hpringbrook. near here, today. The dead men are Fred Arnat, his brother Harvey and Fred Hawker. Harvey AVndt and Hawker met death in efforts to res cue Fred Arndt, the first to fall vie tim to the poisonous fumes. After the three men had been over come, the Rev. Roman J. Nuwer, nastor of St. Vincent's church at Springbrook, descended into the well wearing an army mask,. This proved of no avail against the carbon mon oxide and Father Nuwer quickly col lapsed. He was dragged out and re vived with difficulty. The bodies of the three men were recovered by use of ropes and pike poles. , o Texas Town Damaged By Tornado; Several Persons Are Injured Republican A. P. Leased Wire AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 9 Reports received from Creedmoore, a smaU village south of Austin, state that several persons were seriously in Jured and several thousands of dol lars of property damage was done by a tornado. Telephone communica tion was cut off entirely and effort to get in touch with the town proved unavailing. o And Ends Own Life was found in a dying condition witn a bullet in her right temple, by a room-mate of Miss Stahlback in an apartment house here tonight. The police believe Grimes shot the girl and then committed suicide. De spondency over financial conditions and the recent death of his father in Des Moines, is believed by the police to have prompted the act. TEXAS DROUGHT BROKEN AUSTIN, Texas. Sept. 9. Slow steadv rains which beean falling ear- with checking I ly today throughout Central lexas He did not know have broken the intense heat wave and drought that prevailed lor tne (Continued on Page Two) past two months. John H. Campbell Is Elected Chancellor Arizona University Republican A. P. Leased Wire TUCSON. Ariz.. Sept. 9 John H Campbell of Tucson was elected pres ident and chancellor of the board of regents of the University of Arizon at a special session of the board on the campus this morning. Mose Drachman, also of Tucson was elected to fill the position of treasurer vacated by the election Campbell. Drachman is the lates member .of the board appointed thi week. EL PASO GETS INSURANCE MEETIN FORT WORTH. Tex., S-pt. 9. El Paso was chosen as the 13J2 conven tion citv ot the Texas Iisurance Agents' association ?t their annual convention here today. W. TV Wil li.-ims of El Paso was elected secrc tary-treasurer. Federal Officer Ends Life After Daring Drug Raid This is approximately $100,000,000 less than treasury experts have fig ured tha bouse measure would yield, but Is th total which Secretary Mel lon maintains -will be necessary to conduct the government, provided economies are effected. Neither the whole committee nor the majority members today reached any agreement on specific revision proposed yesterday by Secretary There was prolonged discus Republican A. P. Leased Wire CHICAGO, Sept. S One automo bile man was found slain today, the body of another was being sought in the Desplaines river and a, 20-year-old youth, to whom they had tried to sell a car, was under arrest tonight in one of the most mysterious murders in Chicago police annals. The body of Bernard J. Daugherty, former Harvard student and for sev- eray years a star salesman for the Packard Automooue company, was found In the Desplaines river this morning. A pair of handcuffs were attached to one wrist, a small rope was twist ed about his throat and the head had been almost severed from the body. In addition bruises about the head and shoulders seemed to indi cate that he had been unmercifully beaten and kicked. His home was In St. Paul. Min.. and he was- widely known as an amateur distance run ner in that state. His sister. Miss Hannah Daugherty, Is supervisor of the St. Paul schools. Another sister, Aurelia is also a teacher. Daugherty had been employed by the Eackard company for several ears. Yesterday he undertook to deliver an automobile to H. v. Church, who said he was buying it for his father. He asked to be driven to a bank so that he could obtain a certified check. Daughtery, accom panied by a driver, Carl Asmus, and followed by another car which was to return them to the salesroom after the transaction had been completed, started out with Church. Machines Separata The two machines became separat ed and the second drove alone to the bank and waited. The driver finally (Continued on Page Twol PROTEST LAND1S AWARD CHICAGO. SeDt. 9. The Chicago Buildina Trades Council tonight, by an unanimous vote termed the Landis award n tha building trades contro versy "unjustifiable," and voiea to request Judge K. m. Linon, aruncr, to grant a rehearing. FORMER KANSAS JURIST DIES LOS ANGELES, Calif.. Sect. 9. John H. Mahan, who in lBSo was presiding judge of tne appellate court at Topeka, Kansas, died here today. The body will be forwarded to Washington, D. C, for burial. IwnuiF ACTRESS DIES SA N FRANCISCO. Stpt. 9. fitr!.lr.n uihila attending a party given by moving picture peoDla and others at a Hotel here last Monday, Miss Virginia Rappe, Los Angeles motion picture actress, died here late today. A post mortem examination performed was said by physicians to have indicated that aha succumbed to peritonitis. Republican A. P. Laased Wire NEW YORK. Sent. 9 One of the I Mellon. mn.t unerftnr-iil.ii- dnir raids Kw I sion of some of them, with the demo York has known ended today with cratic members launching their fight the mysterious suicide of the chief against retroactive repeal of the ex ,,i,ir .1 cess profits tax, reduction of the in Frank J. Fltzpatrick, head narcotic come surtaxes to 25 per cent and Investigator, led 13 agent in a gal- restoration of the transportation Innt rh n vera nr thA enntr nlnnlr ftf th A I taxes at half the present rates. Oriole RtP.impp Kinor Alrxanrlpp and I After - the meeting the - majority engaged in a hand-to-hand fight, in members. Senator Penrose said that which volleys of ehota were fired, while the Republicans seemed to five seamen wounded, 1100,000 worth favor repeal of the profits tax aa of of drugs and whiskey and nearly 25 last January 1. the situation was such men aboard the vessel rounded up that repeal, as of next Jan. 1, as pro for examination vided for in the house measure, might Th r?i1 nvsr Filmatrrrlr fttenned I result. Into a washroom on the Brooklyn During tha day Senator Hitchcock pier. Two shots rang out Fltz patrick was found dead, both bul lets in his heart The suicide completely mystified the raiding party. Their only theory was that their chief, who they said had been worrying over his health, suddenly became demented in the ex citement of the fight. 1 INDUSTRIES CITED ON COMPLAINT OF UNFAIR PRACTICE WASHINGTON, Sept. The gyp sum industries association ot Chicago and seven of its executive officers and standing committees and 24 mem bers scattered in as many cities, in cluding Iowa, Colorado, Utah, South Dakota. Wyoming and Washington, have been cited on complaint of un fair competition by the federal trade commission, it was announced today. The organization is described as a "voluntary unincorporated assocla tion composed of persons, partner ships and corporations engaged in the manufacturing and selling or gyp sum products. The basis of the complaint is the alleged concerted activities of the as sociation members to eliminate mall order competition by restricting sales to dealer maintaining retail estab lishments and by a division of terri tory among members so as to limit each member's sales to the territory reached by delivery trucks of retail ers to whom he sells. Dealers who sell by mall orders or otherwise for delivery to points other than those at which such dealers maintain re tail establishments are excluded, the complaint further alleges. of Nebraska, acting democratic lead er, attacked the proposals to repeal the profit tax and cut. the . surtax rates. Actual revision of the house bill wil be undertaken tomorrow by the whole committee. Chairman Penrose aaid. Official treasury figures prepared for the committee show that with the six changes' recommended yesterday by Secretary Mellon, tne House Din would vield 13.298.453.000 this fiscal year, or 16,000,ooo less man tne house measure In its present form. and $2,783,790,000 for the calendar year 1923 or J90.500.000 less than the house bill. o- SWIMMINQ ENGLISH CHANNEL LONDON. SeDt. 9. Henry Sum van of Lowell, Mass., set out from Dover at 5:52 o'clock this afternoon in his fifth attempt to swim across the Knglish channel. Douglas Police Chief Re ceives Letter Warning Him Of Bandits Inten tion To Raid 5 Ranches NOTIFX RANCHERS U. S. Officers Refuse Troop rrotection; Sheriff Warns Ranchers And Promises Protection Republican A. P. Leased Wire BISBEE, Ariz.. Sept. 9.-A letter. purporting to be warnings of the In tention of Mexican bandits to raid five ranches, on the. Arizona-Sonora border east of Douglas, was received today ty Chief of Police Percy Bow- den of Douglas. - The letter, written In Spanish, was dated and had been mailed in Douglas yesterday. Sheriff Joe Hood and Bowden are lnvestl- ' gating. The ranches to be raided, the latter stated, were those owned by John Slaughter, Pete Johnson, John How ard, W. I Hennessey and George Stephens. AH are located from 13 to 0 miles east of Douglas. "The bandits sav theT kill Bowden and Hood." concluded. "It is best that von sta tion 60 soldiers at each ranch to pre vent murder at this moment." Jess Fisher, foreman of the S! no in ter ranch, was murdered by Mexicans on -tne night of May 4 last. Jose Perez and Manuel Garcia, twn Mex ican employes on the ranch, were last week convicted of tha murder of Mr. Fisher and sentenced to life impris onment in the state penitentiary at Florence. The other ranches men tioned in the warning adjoin the Slaughter ranch. According to Sheriff Hood, his of fice was told during the trial of Perez and Garcia that, should the defend ants be convicted, tome of their friends would retaliate with attacks on America a ranchers a.ong the bor der. Sheriff Hood said today that, al though doubtful of the authenticity of the warnings, he had warned all the ranchers against whom the purported attacks were being planned, and would take every precaution to pre vent any possible depredations. REFUSE TROOP PROTECTION DOUGLAS, Ariz.. Sept. 9. Col. A. V. P. Anderson, coramaiu'er of Camp Harry J. Jones here, refused troops to protect the ranches until he receives orders from the Eighth corps head quarters. Colonel Anderson said that the letter might be only an at tempt on the part of friends of the convicted men to 'frighten the Slaughters. Every attempt was made to keep the letter a secret until the promise of troops was secured, but news of the threat leaked out through the sheriffs office. ROOD SWEEPS SAN MITON1; FIVE 1SSIMG (Republican A. P. Leased Wire) SAN ANTONIO. Tex.. Sept. 10 Five persons are estimated at thousands of Among members of the association . , t i lL - J . 1 J cited are: Cardiff Gypsum Piaster I dollars naS Deen Causea in Me uowuiUHii """" company. Fort Dodge. la.: I enter- 1 Jt; 1 j:.r:- V, - nvprflow of the San AlltOniO ille, 1 vfliUVUUUI -a, j ' - " . and the Alazan creek here eariy mis morning ville Gypsum company. Centervi la.: Colorado Portland Cement com pany. Denver: Dakota Plaster com- ... . . ., . . ,i . : flJ kora s-iwnicn is aescriDea as peing me must cnvuo amwwu river pany. Rapid City. S. D.: Nephi Plas ter and Manufacturing company, bait ini pany. Laramie, Wyo.; Pacific Coast Thfc Waters rOSe Suddenly following raUlS Ot tWO uypaura company, lacoma, nnsu., . . , . J: A,TAV. ;nhe T;.f. .i. ....:' r.,.. I Jovt with a nrer.imtation exceeding seven mcnes. 1 1 IC1UUUI U) IS.UII1 . l'UI),.UI. , vn i , w v. y . . . ... w. g f w i ! 1 Dodge. Iowa; and Wasem Plaster Th. mictincr Are: Mrs. Alma Elam and tWO 011110" A noio-tihnr renorts seeine their house washed away. Dr. Von KleinSmid Charles Grant and wife. Grant was seen to hand Makes No Decision bJ l5!!fe!:LerS!.1,ou,e in search f . 1113 W 11 C. nciuici iiu uu i-vu ....v.. On Denver U Offer The river in the downtown district broke over the Republican a. p. Leased wire embankments protecting St. Mary's street shortly be- thrmostXfmportantec7s0?ake0n fore 12:30 o'clock this morning and sweeping down St. up today at the meeting of the board w , jnto Houston and thence north through of regents of the I mvorsity of An- iirjr s succw vs.vr. .yvvnpouh in the weeds back of : na ;- ti-.e possibility of Dr r. b. Navarro street, inundated the streets in the neart or tne avv poucn 1 r---H. ..J von KleinSmid. president of the in- . i . 1 1 1 1 J Vlrt-lre Denver and Rio Grande "d . Btitution accepting th under of the citv over an area about six blocks long and tour blocks estern railroad roundhouse. chancellorship of the Denver uni- . the meeting was ad- mirlnicht merchants had been busy r in w v w, w -- - o HON EST BOY FINDS $7500 GRAND JUNCTION, Colo Sept. 9 A fourteen-year-old boy, Horance Mi;ni, tnrlav found S7.500 m currency and turned it over to the sheriff. Sheriff Frank Ducray said h. k.i;.u.J it ua Drt of th- $20.- 000 taken from the Garfield County Stata hank at Grand Valley in a rob bery on Julv 5 . The money was in p ne the W HORSESHOP CHAMP WINS H AM LI N E. Minn.. Sect. 9. Frank Jackson, of Kellerton, Iowa, worm s horseshoe pitching chamoion, won the national horseshoe pitchinq tour nament by winninq in tne Tinais at the Minnesota fair here le today. Ha went throufih a field of 62 entries. versity. Although the meeting was journod without lr. vou Kir inMiiia . . i j Jl f r.v making known any definite intentions removing their StOCKS and gOOdS tO places Ol Saiety. i ..... , . i i At the San Antonio Express k-'Hing the water nan ris to the level of the first floor by 12 :43 'closk. toward the matter, the university ex ecutive informed the regents that he would take sin h a step only after very careful consideration.