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IZONA REPUBLIGAN
IT PAYS
TO GROW
THE BEST
VALLEY
OF A-l
CROPS
AfJ INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL
THIRTY-SECOND YEAR
12 PAGES
PHOENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 23, 1921
12 PAGES
VOL. XXXII, NO. 149
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0SI0N MAT! LIST WILL REACH
Court Room
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Women Mil
At Arbuckle
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IDEM
2" HOURS
MISSING ACTOR GUEST
OF LABOR DAY PARTY
LOCATED IH NEW YORK
Demand Rights as Citizens
To Gain Admission To
Court Room When Police
Clear Way for Witnesses
ORGTTTALE TODAY
Incidents of Wild Party At
lotei Will Be Told In
police Court Today:
'Tatty" Remains Serious
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22. The
police court examination of Roscoe
(Fatty) Arbuckle, which will deter
mine whether the film comedian is to
be bound over to the superior court
for trial on a charge of the mufder of
Miss Virginia Rappe, began here to
day in a court room filled almost ex
clusively with women.
Three witnesses who saw . Miss
Rappe's body after her death Sept. 9,
which it is charged resulted from in
juries suffered at a drinking party
iof days before In Arbuckle's suite
at UK Hotel St. Francis, testified that
they observed bruises on her limbs
and body. Two of them, the surgeon
who performed the post mortem ex
amination and the autopsy surgeon,
said death was from a ruptured blad
der, caused, in their opinion, by ex
ternal force. The autopsy surgeon
also told df a small puncture he said
he found in the left arm of the body,
which he attributed to a hypodermic!
needle. " I
At tomorrow's session of Judge Sil
vain Lazarus' court it is expected
there will be introduced testimony re
garding incidents at the hotel party,
where, according to witnesses at the
coroner's inquest. Miss Rappe was
found moaning and screaming after
having been alone in a room with Ar-buckle.
District Attorney Malhew Brady
said It -had not been determined
whether Al Semnacher, Miss Rappe's
manager, who is reported to have tes
tified before the grand Jury at Los
Angeles that Arbuckle had made ad
missions regarding his treatment of
Miss Rappe, would be called tomor
row. Arbuckle Serious"
The bulky film actor listened In
aptly to today's testimony, his face
bearing the same serious and grave
expression it has worn ever since his
arrest nearly two weeks ago. Mrs.
' Minta Durfee Arbuckle, his wife, from
whom he had been separated for five
years, but who came here from New
York Monday, sat at his side with her
mother. Mrs. Flora Durfee.
Women Jammed the corridor of the
.. hall of Justice for nearly two hours
before the court sessions began, and
a dozen six-foot policemen had their
hands full keeping them away from,
the court room door. A crowd of
men who gathered In a corner in hops
of being admitted were chased un
ceremoniously to the street floor, and
the women who could show no cre
dentials for admission were also or
dered to stand on the stairs to allow
movement In the corridor.
' .The women were given the prefer
nce because Judge Lazarus' court is
largelv devoted to women's cases.
Delegations from the Women's Vigil
ante committee, from clubs and ciyic
organizations packed the courtroom
to its door. A few male attaches of
other courts found refuge behind the
teel bars of the prisoners aocc.
Arbuckle himself sat at the attor-
jiev's table.
nr. Shelby Strange, relief autopsy
surgeon, who performed the autopsy
(Continued on Page Two)
Republican A. P. Leased Wire -
NEW YORK, Sept. 2. District
Attorney Swans today obtained from
Loweil Sherman, motion picture ac
tor, a graphic account of the party
in San Francisco which had for an
epilogue the death of Virginia Rappe.
Sherman, who attended the party
staged in the rooms ol Fatty Ar
buckle, now facing a charge ofmur-
der, was located by" the district attor
ney s office after he. had jumped off
the .Twentieth Century Limited at
Harmon, N. i., yesterday ana disap
peared in an automobile with a
woman. ' -
Found in his apartment here, Sher
man explained that the woman was
his wife that he had sought to elude
publicity and that he had been wait
ing for an invitation to appear at the
district attorney's office. He pro
fessed himself ready to return west
to testify at the Arbuckle trial.
An assertion which appeared sev
eral times in Sherman's formal state
ment mailed tonight to District Attor
ney Brady in San Franciscoj was
that those who had attended the
party had not felt great concern over
Miss Rappe's illness, the concensus of
opinion being that she simply "had
a bun on."
Sherman declared he never had
asked Arbuckle what had occurred
between him and the girl after they
had entered his bedrpom and closed
the door and Arbuckle never tola
him.
Everybody was feeling the effects
of whiskey and gin, according -to
Sherman, and a phonograph was
making a mad racket. After a cold
bath had failed to revive the girl and
she had been put to bed, Sherman
said that at the suggestion of Ar
buckle he cleared the suite of guests
and dismissed tbe matter from his
mind,, not taking; the girls illness
seriously. "
"Arbuckle did not express to me
an opinion as to what was the mat
ter with the- grU('-he-aid. - ---
'I did not see, Arbuckle put his
arras around the sirl before she went
into the bedroom, or put his bands
on her. Arbuckle was sitting in the
cha"ir next to the sofa on which she
sat. He was 'sitting with a drink in
his hand, laughing and talking."
Asserting that Mr. Delmont, an
other guest, did not seem to be up
set about anything that had hap
pened to Miss Rappe, Sherman con
tinued: "T went back to Los Angeles with
Arbuckle the next afternoon. I never
saw Miss Rappe after that and never
inquired about her, because I did not
take any of it seriously.
"I do not know whether Mr. Ar
buckle communicated with her or
asked about her. If he did he did
not do so in my presence.
"I never asked Arbuckle what he
k -!. ill
j i
U MovPe7l Sherman,
Lowell Sherman, actor of Los An
geles and intimate friend of Roscpe
Arbuckle, who was present at the
orgy in which Virginia Rappe is al
leged to have received her der death
injuries. His room adjoined that of
Arbuckle's in the St. Francis hotel
suite where the "booze party," as
witnesses have testified, took place.
Sherman was located in New 'York
yesterday and agreed to return to
California if requested.
thought was the- matter with the
girl. He seemed to - have the same
opinion as ..everyone else rthat the
girl had a bun on and was ill. He
did not seem upset about it, any
more than was anybody at the party.
"I never heard Miss Rappe express
an opinion as to what was the mat
ter with her.
Sherman made this statement to
newspaper men: .
"I came here openly. I spoke with
the newspaper . boys in Chicago and
have been trying to dodge nobody.
am ready, and willing to tell what I
know.
"Yesterday I met my wife at'Har-
mon, N. Y.. as per arrangements,
wanted to avoid publicity.
"I waited all day yesterday at my
home for a call to come from Mr.
Swann's office, but I did not hear
from him. I don't want the public
to get any idea I am trying to run
away.
GERRY AMENDMENT
C U TS IND IVIDUAL
INCOME TAX RATE
Silver Jumps To
68 Cents On The
New York Market
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
NEW YORK, Sept. 22 An ad
vance in the price of bar silver in
London today, due mainly to a con
tinuance of the demand from China
and India, was met by an advance
here to 68 cents an ounce.
This hi an increase of about 2'a
cents from yesterday's lowest quo
tations, 3!4 tents from that of Sept.
15, and 6'z cents over the price quot
ed three weeks ago.
Incidentally, far eastern remit
tances made further sharp gains. The
Chinese Shanghai rate of exchange,
which is governed almost entirely by
movements of bar silver in London,
registered an overnight advance of 2
to 79 cents per tael. A month ago
this quotation was as low as 71 'i
cents.
Local dealers say that, apart from
heavy purchases of silver for the
Orient, the diminishing supply of the
metal due to the virtual suspension
of mininp now is an important factor.
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Southard Trial To
Open In Twin Falls
On Monday Morning
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
BOISE, Idaho. Sept. 22 Armed
with all the documents and papers to
De usea in the states case against
Airs. Lydia Southard. Roy I Black,
attorney general, will leave Boise to
morrow morning for Twin Falls,
where he will personally assist in the
prosecution of Mrs. Southard,
charged with the murder of her
fourth husband, Edward F. Meyer.
by poisoning, a year ago at Twin
Falls. The trial is to tart Monday.
sept. 26.
Attorney General Black is partici
pating in the prosecution at the re
quest of Frank L. Stephan, prose
cuting attorney for Twin Falls coun
ty. t nder the Idaho state law the
county attorney hag the right to call
on tbe attorney ireneral for . aid In
important criminal cases. It Is one
of the few times an attorney general
hts ever participated in a criminal
case in Idaho.
More than 110 witnesses have been
called by- the state.:
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Denby Investigates
Use Of Blue Jackets
For "Stool Pigeons
Republican A, P. Leased Wirt
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22. The
navy , department has neither au
thorized nor sanctioned use of en
listed men as "stool pigeons" by civil
authorities in campaigns against
crime. Secretary Denby declared to
day in ordering an official investiga
tion of reports that such use had
ben made of bluejackets by the po
lice at San Diego, Calif.
Admiral E. W. Eberle, command
ing the Pacific fleet, was instructed
to undertake the inquiry and to re
port to the department as quickly lis
possible. The report reaching Mr.
Denby included newspaper ' clipping
recounting evidence said to have
been presented at the hearing of
charges against Police Judge Ed L.
David on September 13.
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MORNING
EARLY
FIRE DESTROYS
COTTON" PLAN!
Fire of undetermined origin totally destroyed the
warehouse of the Arizona Egyptian Cotton company,
Fifth and Buchanan streets, in a spectacular early morn
ing blaze at 2:30 o'clock this (Friday) morning. Dam-
age was variously estimated at from $30,000 to $50,000.
The warehouse, a structure nearly a hundred feet
ong and about 30 feet wide, was a mass of flames when
iremen from the three stations arrived on the scene.
Before the first line of hose could be laid, the roof went
down. "
The flames spread to adjoining structures, namely,
the mill and saw gin, but quick work of fire fighters
saved these buildings from serious damage. - -
The fire was first discovered by Ray Williams,
night clerk of the Commercial hotel, as he stood talking
with Patrolmen lrazier and atratny in rrom or uic
hotel. The alarm was sounded by the patrolmen, who
ran to the central fire station. A general alarm was
sounded. .
The warehouse contained a quantity of cotton seed,
how" much could not be learned. A night watchman at
the plant told Fire Chief Simmons that flames, were
shooting from the warehouse in a dozen different places
when he first noticed them.
The gin was not damaged.
Mrs. WiUebrandt
Named Assistant
Attorney General
Premier George Has
Virtually Recovered
From Recent Illness
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON. Sept. 22 Reduc
tions in tho normal tax rates on in
dividual incomes of $15,000 or less
and a graduated tax of from 10 to 20
per cent on the incomes of corpora
tions in place of the suggested flat
rate of 15 per cent were proposed in
amendments to the Republican tax
revision bill offered today in the den
ate by Senators Walsh, ' Massachu
setts - and Gerry of Rhode Island,
Democrats, on the finance committee.
To make up the $105,000,000 loss
from the tax on individual incomes,
it was proposed that a tax of one
cent a gallon on gasoline be imposed
at the source and that the capital
stock tax, yielding around $60,000,000
annually, be retained.
The majority bill provides for re
peal of this tax, effective in 1322.
Under the Gerry amendment, tax
payers whose net, income is less than
$5,000 would pay a normal rate of
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why you must be care
jrul in your selection
bf them. There is no
surer way of doing
this than turning to
The Republican's
Business Directory,
where you will find
competent corsetieres
.Jisted among scores of
e5ijier reputable busi
ness firms.
When You re Looking for Anything
Refer to The Arizona Republican's
Classified Business Directory t
CORSETIERES
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706 W Madison. Phone 1442. ,
two per cent instead of four per cent
on $4,000 as provided in the evised
bill ; taxpayers whose net Income is
between $5,000 and $10,000 would liay
a normal tax of four per cent en the
excess over $5,000, instead of eight
per cent on all over $4,000, and tax
payers whose net income is between
$10,000 and $15,000 would pay a r.or
mal tax of six per cent on the excess
over $10,000 instead of eight per cent
on the excess over $4,000.
Incomes of excess of $15,000 would
pay eight per cent on all over that
amount, but, it was explained, they
would receive the benefit of the low
ered normil tax up to $15,000. The
surtax rates as fixed by the finance
commiltee would remain unchanged.
Under the corporation income tax
amendment offered by Senator
Walsh, th. rate on the first $100,000
of corporation net income would be
10 per cent; that on the income be
tween $100,000 and S300.000 would he
15 per cent and that on the income in
excess of $300,000 would be 20 per
cent
inis schedule," said a statement
issued by Senators Walsh and Gerry.
"will reduce the tax on the net in
come ot 195,000 corporations on which
the Republican majority bill increas
es the tax from 10 per cent to 15
per cent, while it increases the tax
cn only about 4,000 corporations
which have a net income of more than
I -sou.uoo each per year. .
"We believe our program is more
equitable because it provides that
corporations like individuals of
small incomes shall bear a less tax
Duraen than those corporations with
large incomes.
Discussine the nronosed reductions
in me normal income tax rate n in
dividual incomes below .$15,000, the
statement said:
This change will reduce mater
ially the tax bills of over 3,000,000
taxpayers, in striking contrast with
me repuoncan plan of cutting in ad-
umon 10 lowering the surtax bracket,
uie- mgh surtaxes from taxpayers
wnose income is over $66,000 which
affects not more than 5,000 ot the
wealthiest class.
"The loss to the government by our
plan will amount to about $105,000,
0u0 yet the republican majoritv have
eliminated the excess profits taxes
ana reduced the revenue of the gov
ernment $450,000,000. There should
be no reduction of the substantial
character proposed by the republican
majority leading to such tremendous
reductions in the needed revenue of
the government in the interest of ex
cessive profit-making corporations,
1 (Continued on Page Two)
TRIBUNE COUNSEL SAYS
FREEDOM OF PRESS ISSUE
id CHICAGO LIBEL SUIT
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
LONDON, Sept. 22 Although Pre
mier Lloyd George has virtually re
covered from his illness. It is under
stood he will not return here until
about Oct. 1. Pending his return
there will be no meeting of the en
tire cabinet.
The premier, however. Is in close
touch with all hi colleagues regard
ing the reply to Eamonn de Valera,
and has personally consulted several.
It is the expectation tonight that
Mr. - de Valera will receive the pre
mier's answer late this or early next
week.
Tariff Bill Will
Not Be . Reported
., Before December
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 Further
indications ("eveloped today that the
tariff bm would not be "reported to
the senate by the finance committee
until the regular session, beginning
in December.
J. D; Reynolds, an expert gather
ing informaaon from wholesalers as
to the American valuation basis for
assessing customs duties, told Repub
lican committee members that this
information would not be in hand
for sixty days. This would delay a
committee decision until Just before
the regular session of congress.
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Anti-Lewis Faction
Opens Fight In Mine
Workers Convention
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.. Sept. 2.
Led by Frank Farrington, president
of the Illinois miners, an anti-admin
istration element in the convention
of the . United Mine Workers of
America, fought today for the con
vention's rejection of the recommen
dation of John L. Lewis, international
president, to require the Illinois of
ficials to give an itemized account
ing for 127,000 spent in on.unautuor
ized strike two years ago.
The fight with the administration's
supporters will be resumed tomorrow.
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INDIA REBELS RAID VILLAGES
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MADRAS, India. Sept. 22 Sporad
ic raiding and looting in still prev
alent.in parts of the Malabar dis
trict, whe. e Moplah bands have been
defying Eritif-h authorities for sev
eral weeks. , Bodies of rebel forces
are terrorizing the countryside.
Plaintiffs Get
Dollar Verdict -In
'Smoke' Case
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
PRESCOTT, Sept. 22 Damages in
the sum of $1 and court costs were
awarded the plaintiffs here by a su
perior court Jury hero this afternoon
in the now famous Biles-Wells
'smoke damage" case against the
United Verdt Extension Mining com
pany. Cost. ot the case will run
between $2,500 aad $3,000, Us is esti
mated. Karlier In the day the Jury had re
ported to tbe court that they were
unable to agree. This report fol
lowed announcement from the Jury
room that Juror Cooper had been
taken 111 and required the attention
of a physician. After a doctor had
been summoned. Judge Sweeney re
quested the Jurors to return and de
liberate further, reminding the mem
bers that t e case had been on trial
for nearly six weeks and that much
money bad been spent by plaintiffs
and defendant. A little over an hour
later, at 4:10 o'clock this afternoon,
they came In with the verdict.
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WORLD'S SERIES TO
DPEN IN NEW YORK
ON OCTOBER FIFTH
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
CHICAGO. Sept. 22 The world's
series will open on the Polo grounds
at New York on October 5 unless
Pittsburg should nose the Giants out
of the National league pennant. Pres
ident Heydler of the National league
won the toss at- the meeting in Com-
missiiner Landis' office today, at
which B. B. Johnson represented the
American league.
It was decided that the first two
games will be played on National
league grounds end the next two f-n
American, league grounds, providing
Cleeland should win. In the event
the Yankees win the American league
pennant all games will be played in
New York as both clubs use the same
park.
It was- decided to reduce the price
of bleacher seats to $1.
From this limit the prices will
range as high as $6 tor the best seats
in Cleveland and New York, while
top prices at Pittsburg would be $5.
The series will be continuous,
weather permitting.
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DEAD M
Nearly Thousand Bodies
Already Recovered From
Ruins; Hundreds Perish
As Water Fills Crater
FRENCH SEND AID
Mrs. Mabel "WiUebrandt
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
WASHINGTON, Sept. 22
Nominations of Mrs. Mabel Wal
ker WiUebrandt of California and
John W. H. Crim of New Jersey
to be assistant attorney generals
were included in a long list of
nominations sent to the senate
today by" President Harding.
SHERMAN FOUND
PITTSBURG. Sept. 22. The Amer
ican Sheet and Tin Plate company, a
subsidiary of the United States Steel
corporation, today announced an in
crease of $3.00 a ton in the prices
of its principal products, over the
exitemely low prices which haw.
prevailed for the last three or four
weeks.
The increase was brought, about,
steel authorities said, by a substan
tial demand.
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
CHICAGO, Sept 22. Pleas for
freedom ot the press on broad his
torical and constitutional ' grounds
were heard today when the $10,000,
000 libel suit of the city of Chicago
against the Chicago Tribune i
called before Judge Fisher in the
circuit courL ' Weymouth Klrkland,
of counsel for the newspaper, con
sumed the day with arguments on
a general demurrer filed against tho
suit.
Attorney Klrkland eafd that the
action could not be maintained un
less the city could show a seditious
libel had been committed. He as
serted that any criticism of an ad
ministration might be made without
transgressing legitimate freedom of
the press unless that criticism was
calculated to incite citizens to dis-1
regard the law or to seek to over-
throw the government by force.
He argued that none of the criti
cisms of city financial affairs to
which the suit took exception could
be so classed and that merely hold
ing up a government to possible
scorn and contempt would -not bring
the publications within the purview
of a seditious action.
Prosecution on any other ground
than that of sedition would be in
violation of the state and federal
constitutions, he said. ' Mr. Klrkland
asserted that the absence from
American Jurisprudence and with
one exception of such cases on alt
other countries, was a strong argu
ment in Itself that a city ha no
right to sue a newspaper unde. -the
circumstances covered by the pres
ent action.
This civil action," he said, 'con
stitutes a much greater restriction
on the liberty of the press than if
a criminal case had been brought
anri thn editor indicted.
"Criminal action would necessitate
the consent of a grand Jury of a
court to an information process but
this suit has been filed to gratify
the whim of a partisan political or
ganization.
"in criminal cases the Jury alone
may decide whether the words com
plained of are uueiious oui -"
actions the court may give
opinion. A verdict, oi not
ends a criminal action but in civil
suits the court may gram
trials until the costs would amount
to confiscation.
"A criminal suit migni
editor to Jail but the paper i "
go on. If this sun is ui..rM.... j
maintained, the newspaper wou d
probably be suppressed effectually
as I do not think it could pay
$10,000,000. . ...
"So if the politicians responsible
for this suit Winn to continue doing
what we charge them with having
done, the best way wouia oe o.
obtain a verdict for damages as is
SMrh Kk'land quoted authorities to
the effect that only corrupt overn
ments had sought to suppress free
dom ot expression.
"No free government can exist
without a free press." he exclaimed.
"If the press Is subjected to con
fiscatory damages levied in suits for
libel by municipal corporations or
other bodies politic, the only effec
tual check on malfeasance. LOt iiin
tion. breach of public trust and mis
go vernment in every form, will be
swept away. .
"Democracy is government by
nin oninion and the principal
form of public opinion in our time
niust lie the press, lo permit uv
ermnent t'j rule this forum is to
make government absolute."
HOT GUILTY OF
KILLING FEDERAL i
AGENT ITJ RAID
Soldiers In Uniform Pick
ing Up Dead and injured
As After Battle; Whole
Families Wiped Out
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MANNHEIM. Germany, Sept. 22.
i Desolation and ruin alone remain of
what was once the flourishing town
! of Oppau. The town had $,500 resi
dents, of whom a majority of the
men engaged In the chemical works
i were killed or wounded. Soldiers in
French uniforms are clearing away
the wreckage, picking up the dead
and injured as after a big battle.
Eleven hundred dead and four
thousand injured is the latest esti
mate of the disaster yesterday, which
caused more casualties i.i the Mann-heim-Ludwigshafen
district than the
four years of the war. The desola
tion around Appau equals anything
seen at Verdun or In Klandera over a
similar area. Hundreds of persons
are digging In the ruins for the
bodies of relatives or friends, nearly
a thousand of which have been recovered.
Thirty-six hours after the exnlo-
ion from the gaping, funnel-like hole
where the Badische works formerly
stood, there are still to be heard cries
of the wounded, while the soldiers
search for possible survivors.
The vast crater is slowly filling
with . water, and it may never be
known how many victims found a
grave there. All mutilated animals
crawliAc amidst th.e twisted, girder
and blocks of concrete are being put
hut nf their mlKrv Firemen And
P. I relief workers continue t j wear their
Republican A. P. Leased Wire
MIDLAND, Texas. Sept. JI. C
Shearman and his sons. John and gas masks
.i I The French hhah commissioner on
-xcii, vu iuai,ni;ie iui iu nailing wi I T . . x . , ,
, " .. . , ... , the Dhlne. M. Tirard and his staff.
Prohibition Officer C. Arch Wood, took charge of the relief work.
were found'not guilty In the district The Thirty-second army corps of
court here today. The verdict was the French army is in charge of the
returned at Srl5 after two hours' de- area, and every available French
liberation. The case was brousht medical officer has arrived to co
here on change of venue from El operate with German physicians and
Paso. I surgeons. xne irencn ana uerraan
rin ih nlirht nt xmrcH ?1 laxt a I Red Cross are co-operating. The Ger
federal nosse in charge of S. E. I man officials thank General Degoutte
ttooVett anutant nrnhiliitinr, aimer- I f or the Drompt manner In which the
visor for the border district, visited French army came to the assistance
lh. Shoarmsn hnr nnrh 9 few mile 1 OI IM Victims.
From Frankenthal, four miles -
away, there was a steady exodus of
, , . - . . i me population, iu mum vaiiu&Ku
hlC? .1I:Ked,,i2S1; head, and arms were conspicuous.
i " The villaRe of Edigheim was badly
east of 1 Paso to execute a search
warrant, sworn to by Beckett, and
place.
When nearing the ranch the of
ficers, four in number, met the elder
Shearman and searched the car he
was driving. Nothing contraband
was found and Shearman, according
to testimony at the trial, willingly
accompanied the officers back to the
ranch house. Shearman said his
wrecked, and it has not Deen pos
sible to rescue some of the victims.
At Oppau whole families were
wiped out. Tbe Mannheim hospitals
are crowded with injured, more than
400 persons having suffered from the
explosion here.
Several French soldiers were killed
and many wounded when the French
youngest son, Allen Shearman, was barracks at Eisenheitn were wrecked.
sick and he asked permission ot tne A train was blown from the tracks,
officers to notify him of the impend- plowing through the wooden sheds
ing seartjr. before the officers entered where the soldiers were quartered,
the place. Permission was granted. General Degoutte decorated a Mo-
As Shearman was about to enter the roccan soldier who rescued eleven
house a shot was fired. W. C. Guinn wounded from the wreckage, the
and J. A. Perkins, the surviving of- African Being' seveYely burned,
fleers, testified Shearman fired first. Experts who are inquiring into tho
Shearman and his son Neil swore It cause said that the explosion prob-
was one of the officers. In any event ably occurred during tests of . the
firing became general ,ajid ,w.hea the, cQropxessipn p a iew gas. the prop-
- erties of which were insufficiently
(Continued on Page Two) known.
Latest And Most Correct News Of
Long Staple Cotton Market Is To
Be Furnished By The Republican
.
Readers of The Arizona Republican are to be supplied by this paper
with the latest correct news and all the news concerning the long staple
cotton market in this country.
There is great interest in this valley, of course, in all newa concern
ing the marketing of this important commodity which at last seems ta be
slowly righting itself and starting on the way to normal, and ail authentic
information in regard to it-will be eagerly read.
The center of the long staple cotton market in this country is at
New Bedford, Mass, where all authoritative marketing information
originates. The New Bedford Standard, which has a special department
in its exhaustive market report for long staple cotton, maintains close
connections with cotton brokers, mill men and all others in the east and
in foreign countries whose operations affect the long staple cotton market,
and these reports published are accepted by all those interested in long
staple as expert information and the latest obtainable.
The Republican has made arrangementa with A. A. Talmage, long
staple cotton authority with The Standard, for a telegraphic report on
the long staple cotton market twice weekly and for a weekly letter which
will go into the condition of the long staple market at considerable
length, reviewing the past week and giving the best information possible
concerning the outlook of the market and anything else of interest there
with. The twice weekly telegraphic report probably will be received on
Thursday and Saturday. The first weekly market letter will be found on
another page this morning.
Cotton growers and all others in the Salt River valley interested in
long staple cotton can read these telegraphic market reports and the
weekly letter with an assurance that they contain the most correct
information obtainable.

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