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'-'WEATHER FORECAST ARIZONA: Friday and Satur fair, slightly warmer, north centrrj portion Friday. OLORADO: Friday and Sat f"Iay fair; warmer east portion. THE A COTTON FUTURES NEW YORK. Dec 8. Cotton futures closed very steady; De cember, 17-&3c; January, 17.67c; March, 17.68c; May, 17.46c; July, 17.00c. AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL 3 THIRTY-SECOND YEAR PHOENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 9, 1921. 16 PAGES VOL. XXXII, NO. 226 16 PAGES V 1 1 I ?! II s POIRS RECOGNIZE CIA'S DEMAND 10 PAITT IN ALL TREATIES Far East Committee Adopts Compromise Res olution Striking At The Heart Of Secret Treaties Affecting China; Will Not Impair Principles Of Root Resolution Previously Adopted By Arms Conference Republican A. P. Leased Wire Washington, Dec 8 striking t the heart 01 secret treaties affect ing Chins, the Far Eastern commit tee today adopted a compromise res olution providing that no treaties or other forms of understanding should be entered into between the powers themselves which would impair the Hoot resolution is adopted. The res olution is in effect a modification of China's proposal in point number 3 Of the ten points presented to the conference under which no treaty or agreement would be entered by the rowers "directly affecting China or the general peace in these regions" without prev'ously notifying China and giving het an opportunity to par ticipate. The resolution, as adopted which was presented by Sir Auckland Ged 2es to meet principally objections of the Japanese delegates and A. J. Balfour for Great Britain, provides that it is tho intention of the nine powers represented "not to enter into any treaty .agreement, arrangement or understanding either with one an other, individually or collectively with any power or powers which would infringe or impair the principles that have been declared by the resolution adopted Nov. 21 by this committee. Other developments affecting the Far East were further discussed by the Japanese and Chinese delegates of minor questions relating to public properties in the Kiao Chow lease hold In Shantung, and an announce ment by Mr Hanihara that he would notify the Far East committee to- ! morrow the date . on which Japan- would be ready to withdraw post- offices from China. The session of the Far Eastern !- committee was devoted to consld X elation of China's third point of "her bill of rights," Dr. Wellington Koo for China and heads of virtually all the other delegations participating in the discussion which developed considerable objection to accepting the Chinese proposal that China be eonsulted and allowed to participate In future treaties affecting her. 1 Dr. Koo, in presenting his case said ! that "the Ch-nese government has an equitable rignt to be consulted on all 1 agreements which deal with or pre- I tend to deal with the general sit nation in the Far East, . including i China." "Even if arch treaties should be amalgamated by an entirely friendly a fpirit towards China, he added f their bearing io such that they may $ Involve consequences which would Impose -limitations on Chinese free- f fora of action; and should, therefore, trt be made without consultation with China." ; it might of course, be said, he con tinued, that China, "not being a party to suet, treaties need in no way recognize them nor consider herself bound by any of their provisions." , Mr. Balfour said he was not alto ! trether sure the method of dealing f with the questions of treaties outlined f', by Dr Koo was the best means of j, achieving the broad aspirations the latter expressed concerning which all , must be in sympathy. l The British statesman asked if it had occurred to Dr. Koo that the I principle contained in point three in- f volved a limitation of the treaty mak i ing rights of powers which could I hardly be accepted. I On behalf of the United States, Sec f retary Kughes observed "that there ' might be treaties affecting China not t adverse to China, but it could be t said that there would be no secret j agreements" and suggested embody- ing in a resolution the principles un derlying the Chinese proposal and an expression of intention to do nothing In derogation of the Root resolutions. The Japanese objections to the Chi nese proposals, expressed by Mr. Han ihara. were virtually the same as voiced by Mr. Balfour. STRIKE SYMPATHIZERS ENGAGE POLICE IN RIFLE CHICAGO STOCK ST C Republican A. P. Leased Wire -CHICAGO, Dec. 8. Chicago's stock yards district today was the scene of further outbreaks, which at times aonroached the riot stage, as a result of the strike of packing plant em- rlOnfman was shot, several others .,re injured, police engaged in pistol nd rifle fights with strike sympa thisers and dozens of men and wom 1m were arrested. The disorders oc Irred as workers were leaving the Xnts. In other cities the situation . reported quiet. The outbreaks came within a few ,nrs after Judge Sullivan had issued - .Inorarv injunction restraining 'ufrs fron. picketing, but, despite irl Zet several thousand men this order. ,he nlants. .L....an aiwu" l,r.- - ,,, disorders within a short time r.the.r..,r;VrrVckine district seemed to At the Armour Glue company plant h ut two thousand men began hurl- K . U and stones at the workers ' ," rt Almost simultaneous u tho !' . ,,lf dozen uroa -- . . u.l within a snort time Flames Destroy Several Tijuana Likker Palaces Reputllcan A. P. Leased Wire v SAN DIEGO. Dec. 8 At least one life was lost and virtually one-third of the business section of Tijuana, Mexico, was destroyed today in the second fire of the week at the border town. - Although the body has not been Identified, the police believed the head persons to be a woman who had been employed in a saloon. Without means to fight the blaze, residents watched the fire sweep through the frame structures until the whole block on the eastern side of the main street had been wiped out. The buildings burned included several saloons, dance halls, cafes, stage office and photograph gallery. Estimates of the loss ran into sev eral hundred thousand dollars, most ly in liquor. ITALY WANTS TO BE Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, Dec 8. While they wait for definite replies on the naval, ratio plan and the proposal for a four power agreement in the Fa cific, the arms delegates are push ing ahead with other features of the negotiations. Today's developments brought into prominence fos, the first time the question of limitation of fortifications and naval bases in the Pacific islands and although the subject was not advocated to the stage of formal exchanges, an agree ment was forecast preserving in gen eral the existing status. Again applying the American "four points'' to the Chinese problem, the nine nations in the Far Eastern com mittee pledged themselves to make no treaty or agreement in the future Infringing on Chinas territorial or administrative integrity or interfer ring with her right to economic and national development. In the Shantung negotiations pro gress was less pronounced but the Japanese and Chinese delegations held another consultation on public properties and afterward both sides renewed their prediction of a satis factory settlement. The four-power plan to preserve peace in the Pacific was djscussed at a conference between heads of the American, British, Japanese and French delegations, but it was said afterward no definite word had ye been received either from Tokio or Paris. . The British government is understood to have already accepted the proposal in principle and the American delegates have indicated wilingness to discuss details. A message from Tokio was received by the Japanese delegation but Im perfect transmission was said to have rendered it impossible of definite In terpretation. Press dispatches from Tokio to night saying a conditional acceptance (Continued on Page Two) T Women played an important part, forming in crowds which blocked the traffic and hindered the police. One crowd of 250, led by a gray-haired woman, was charged repeatedly by mounted police before it was dis banded. When the larger mobs had been broken up, the police found their work was only half finished for men, barricaded in houses and behind piles of .debris, kept up a sporadic fire on the police. The man shot was a sniper and he kept up his fire until detectives closed in on the house where he was barricaded and arrest ed him. Attempts of the police to arrest the fighters brought attacks from the women who hurled pepper into the policemen's eyes and effected the re lease of many prisoners. Chief of police Fitzmorris threw every available policeman into the district tonight, -.and assumed person al charge of his forces. Two hours after the first outbreak, he declared "ever thing seems well in hand." In a house-to-house search of the dis- INCLUDED IN PROPOSED FOUR POWER ALLIANCE BATTLES IN CContinued on Page Two) Manufacturers Oppose Cotton Goods Tariff Republican A. P. Leased WlreJ WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 Serious injury to the cotton textile industry in New England would result from enactment of the cotton goods sched ules in the Fordney tariff bill, former Senator H F Lit pit i of Providence, R. I., declared today before the sen ate finance committee. He described the schedules as approved by the house as the most "revolutibnary put forward under a protective policy since the signing of the first tariff bill in 1864." Both Mr. Lippitt, who spoke for the New England manufacturers, and A. H. Lowe of Fitchburg. Mass., who spoke for associations of cotton gooas manufacturers, declared that the schedules failed to take care of the fine, fancy figure woven goods turned out in the New England mills at a much higher cost than the ordinary cotton goods. -Mr. Lippitt brought for inspection of the committeemen numerous sam ples of fancy goods. Urging a 40 per cent protection for these goods as against the present average of 22, he said: o Dickman Denies Army Order To Horsewhip Soldiers Who Steal Republican A. P- Leased Wire SAN ANTONIO. Tex., Dec. 8 Mai. Gen. J. T. Dickman, retired com mander of the First army corps and later commander of the army of oc cupation in Germany, tonight denied knowledge of an order that Amer ican soldiers of the First army corps caught stealing should bo publicly horsewhipped. The denial was Issued following publication here of a statement that an alleged memorandum on horse whipping American soldiers caught tealing had been sent Senator Thomas A. Watson of Georgia by Hugh R. Robertson, former United States attorney and that Lee Brewer, assistant district attorney here, may be summoned to Washington as a witness. - o India Nationalists May Be Influenced By Irish Agreement Republican A. P. Leased Wire . WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 Settle mertt of the Irish question will have a powerful influence on the situation in India, a spokesman for the latter country, who is here in connection with the arms conference said today. This influence might be for good in the long run, he said, but for the present, it might be felt that England was according to Ireland what it de Died in India. The Nationalist movement in Tndla doubtless -will, receive considerable impulse from the settlement of the Irish question, he said. Regarding the Anglo-Jananese al liance, he declared, India's principal concern was in the removal of the provision that England might call on Japan for aid in case of trouble in India, 0 ' Republican A. P. Leased Wire DUBLIN. Dec. 8. Eamonn de Va lera tonight Issued a statement say ing he could not recommend the peace treaty witn Great Britain to the Dail Eireann or to the country, and that in his attiude he is supported by the ministers of defense and of home af fairs. A public meeting of the Dail Ei reann has been fixed for Wednesday following is the text of Eamonn de valeras message to the Irish people "You have seen in the public press the text of the proposed treaty with Great Britain. The terms of this agreement are in violent conflict with the wishes of the majority of this na tion as expressed freely at successiv elections in the past three years. "I feel it my duty to inform you Immediately that I can not recom mend acceptance of this treaty either to the Dail Eireann or to the country I am supported by the ministers of home aflairs and defense. A public session of the Dail Eireann Is being summoned for Wednesday. "I ask the people to maintain the same discipline as heretofore. Mem bers of the cabinet, though of divided opinions, are prepared to carry on public services as usual. The army, as such, is of course not affected by the political situation. The great test of cur people has come. Let us face it fairly, without bitterness, and without recriminations. There is a definite constitutional way of resolv ing our political difficulties. Let us not depart from it and let the con duct of the cabinet In this matter be an example to the whole nation." Just To Remind You DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS SINN FEIN HEAD SAYS TREATY IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO IRISH VOTERS 16 FIVE STATES TO DISRUPT OUTHWEST DHL STATE GETS Arizona' Spokesman Joins Wyoming nH Utah In Fight for Equal Rating With Californiivrvicell Says Imperial Valley In Im minent D&ir oi !?eing Wiped Out of Existence Southern Pacific i Wants Gulf Port Freight Rate Cut Republican A. P. Leased Wire SAN FRANCISCO. Dec 8. The Southern Pacific company is seeking a reduction' of terminal rates from California ports to Galveston in the hope of winning back for its Galves-ton-New York steamship line the traffic in seven commodities that has been almost entirely taken away by competition through the Fanama ca nal, according to testimony tooay De fore Examiner W. A. Disque of the interstate commerce commission. If the proposed reduced rates. which are slightly higher than the tariffs of the steamship companies operating through the Panama canal, do not prove sufficiently attractive to get the business, a further reduc tion will be sought from the commis sion, said L. J. Spence of New York, director of traffic for all the South ern Pacific lines. The commodities are beans, rice. barley, condensed milk, canned goods, dried fruits and asphalt. In the first nine months of 1921 more than 131,000 tons went through the canal, according to Spencc. and only 2,526 tons by rail and water. The application oi me aouinera Pacific company, its subsidiary, the Galveston, tiarrisourg and San An tonio railway, and the San Diego and Arizona Railway company to reduce their terminal rates was opposed to day by K .K. Gartner, representing inter-mountain cities, on the ground that it would handicap this inter mediate territory in reaching the east by rail. The hearing will continue tomorrow. o RE 11 JHUKIY EXECUTIONS Republican A. P. Leased Wire WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 Records of the war department on the legal execution of 11 members of the A. E. F. were presented today to a sen ate investigating committee, by way of denial of charges that scores of soldiers had been hanged without trial. Out of consideration for the families of the dead, the names were omitted. Read by Conolel W. E. Bethel, Gen eral Pershing's judge advocate gen eral in France, the records showed that those executed included eight negroes, two whites and an Indian. Senator Watson. Democrat of Georgia, whose presentation of the charges in the senate led to the in vestigation, appeared before the com mittee today. He declared he was prepared to prove the charges and submitted affidavits, newspaper clip pings and letters. Colonel Bethel declared with em phasis that the charges were false. Senator Watson is expected to pre sent tomorrow as witnesses a list of former service men and others, in cluding a prisoner at Fort Leaven worth, who have claimed to have di rect knowledge in support of the charge that there had been a whole sale execution of soldiers without the right of trial. In naming places in France at which the 11 men were hanged. Col onel Bethel, under cross examination by Senator Watson mentioned Giev res at which, according to informa tion given the senator by former sol diers, several men were executed. Colonel Bethel denied that Amer ican soldiers had been hanged after conviction by a French military court, asserting that under the arti cles of war, jurisdiction was vested solely in the American army. There was a rather broad Intimav tion that it might be necessary to di' vulge the names of the soldiers exe cuted, because of the belief In the minds of some investigators that sol diers with stories of "wholesale hangings" might have been confused after seeing or hearing of the hang ing of those found guilty and sen tenced by military court. General Pershing, as the supreme commander on foreign soil, approved the court findings in the cases of the 11 men hanged and refused to ap prove the findings in 11 other cases carrying the death sentence. Alto gether 62 men were sentenced to death, but Colonel Bethel declared only 11 were executed. Most of the crimes were against women and children. One of the white soldiers hanged was convicted of murdering another soldier and the other was found guilty of attacking an eight-year-old Belgian girl. A French professor was murdered while trying to protect an old woman, and the father of a girl was killed by two negroes as he fought against great odds to save her. Livestock Producers Association Board Of Directors' Start Work Republican A. P. Leased Wire CHICAGO. Dec. 8 Following ap pointment of the fi.-st board of di rectors ff the National Livestock Producers' associi tion by the exec utive committee of the American Farm Bureau federation, the organi zation will immediately begin to func tion. The board includes E. II. Cun ningham, Des Moines: C E. Collins, Kit Carson, Colo.; and Hugh Sproat, Boise, Idaho. DEPARTMENT CORDS SHOW THREATEN LEAGII EQ Colorado, New Mexico, . r-publicn A. P. Leased Wire Ui .. .:SltK, Cal., Dec. 8 Threats to i.pl:t up 'lie League of the South .rst eonfe'ence on Colorado river problemr hv session here developed today when representatives of five of the seven states present indicated they would withdraw from the con vention unless each state is accord ed equal vote on matters considered.' Judge Reed Holloman of Santa Fe, N. M., spokesman for Utah, Wyo ming, Colorado and New Mexico. i clared that each state should have an equal vote in the declaratory resolu tions of the convention. After argu ment the convention voted to defer action on the matter until tomorrow morning, in order that the California delegation might discuss the matter in caucus before voting. Arizona's spokesman announced Arizona Joined the four states in demanding an equal vote. Judge Holloman said that the peo ple of the upper states came here with equal interests with California in the Colorado river development discussion and did not know "that in reality it was a contest against Cali fornia . people as to whether the Boulder canyon dam should be built by private or public money." The four states, he said, did not feel they' could engage in any dis cussion of a local question and this matter should be left to the interstate Colorado river commission to handle. "Secretary Fall and the reclama tion service should determine the Boulder CanyOn project and not by a popular vote of the people of southern California in this conven tion," he said. Developments today indicated that the real consideration and most important meeting con cerning the Colorado river problems would be the government hearing be fore Secretary Fall at San Diego next week. Alignment of forces for that session is being completed. Tomorrow s session will determine whether the meeting will be contin ued as representative of seven states, and according to many delegates. whether the League of the Southwest will continue to exist. The four states are opposing a procedure of voting by delegates which would give Call fornia an overwhelming majority present. Government approval cf a general plan for development of the Colorado river as a unified comprehensive plan and that such a plan will be worked out before any permits are granted power companies or municl palities to develop any parts of the Colorado was indicated as a policy of the federal power commission to day by O. C. Merrill, its executive secretary. He declared that irriga tion was the first matter to be con sidered and that the commission was (Continued on Page o : ALLEGED SLAYER OF STAGE DRIVERS CAUGHT IN EAST Republican A, P. Leased Wire ALBUQUERQUE. N. M, Dec. 8 Steve Fred Katonka. wanted in con nection with the disappearance of William Kelly and Samuel Grey, Gal lup, N. M., taxi drivers, last August, was arsested today at Greensburg, Pa., according to word received here today by A. R. Gear, special agent of the department of justice. Mrs. Katonka was arrested yesterday at Pittsburg, Pa., in connection with the same case. Grey and Kelly were last seen on August 1, 1921, when they started to take a party of tourists from Gal lup to Farmington, X. M,, in an auto mobile. The first Intimation that the men had met with foul play was contained in a letter, signed F. Katonka, re ceived by the sheriff of McKinley county about 3 days ago. The writer told how a double murder was al leged to have been committed on the Gallup-r armmgton highway, near the Shiprock Navajo, Indian agency, on Aug. 1. The letter, as given ou by the sheriff at the time it was re ceived, with the name of the woman deleted follows: "This is to inform you that on Aug. 1, 1921, a double murder was commit ted in your county on the Gallup Farmington road below the Shiprock Navajo Indian Agency by Mrs. who before that lived near tho Coal Basin mines, near Gallup. "She shot and killed Billy Kelly with a .22 pistol and I was to hav done the same to Sam Grey, but got a chill at the last minute. She took hold of my hand and pulled the trig ger of a gun, a .45 Colt. "She then fired another shot at Kelly, after which she threw a can teen of water at me and forced me under pain of death, to throw their bodies under the arroya bridge, di rectly opposite the river bridge at Shiprock. "This is my first opportunity for making the information as she has watched me too close and threatened to kill me if I squealed. But now I have left her and am in hiding. My life is in danger until she is caught. I will give myself up when I learn of her arrest." Investigation at the point where the bodies were reported to have been baried reveah d no trace of them. Officials said if they had been buried in the river bed they had probably been washed miles duvl" the stream by this lima, E OF EACil VOTE ESS UAL NEW M X Author Of Bill Giving Arizona Statehood Dies WASHINGTON. Dee. 8 Conares- sional business was suspended today out of respect to Representative Henry D. Flood, Virginia, chairman of the Democratie congressional committee. whose death, caused by heart trou ble, occurred shortly before noon. The house adjourned until tomor row after adopting resolutions of re gret. Late-- the senate adjourned un til Monday out of respect to the dead representative who, as chairman of I the house foreign affairs committee in 1917, introduced the resolutions declaring a state of war existed be tween the United States and Ger many and Austro-Hungary. Mr. Flood had been in ill health for several weeks. As chairman of the state Democrat! committee, he took an active part in the gubernato rial campatgn in Virginia, but since the election had been unable to at tend congress. Serving hi eleventh term in con gress, Mr. FlooU represented the Tenth Virginia district. His home was in Appomattox, where the burial will be after the services here Mon day. At chairman on the committee en territories, Mr. Flood was author of the resolution admitting New Mexico and Arizona to statehood. He was recognized as one of. the Democratic leaders. o SINCLAIR SAYS OILE Republican A. P. Leased Wire CHICAGO, Dec. 8. Fear of ex haustion of the world's supply of petroleum is a "bugaboo.' H. F. Sin clair. chairman of the board of direc tors of the Sinclair Consolidated OH Corporation, declared today before the American Petroleum Institute. There is plenty of petroleum and always will be." he asserted. "The great question we are confronting is this: Is America willing to pay the price for an adequate share of the world's supply" He declared that while America Is the, chief consumer of petroleum products, the day is coming when the collective require ments or other countries will tar ex ceed American demands. 'Unless America is willing now to pay the price of preparedness" ne said, '"she will lose her position of petroleum supremacy and other countries will force he to 'pay through the note.' Mr. Sinclair said that in the last six years American oil companies have drilled an average of about 2,000 new wells each year in this country, of Which about 7,000 were dry holes. We are spending more than J3"0.- 000,100 annually in new drilling," he continued. "But America must havi oil. If she can not get It from her own fields, she must get It from for eign fields. If she cannot buy It from her own citizens, she must bu it from foreigners." Mexican production, he predicted will be as great in ten years as now. "Mexico last year produced 23 M ner cent of the world s total produc tion of petroleum." he added. "If this countrv is to maintain Its oil production. $948,000,000 will have to be expensed In 1922 on productive on acreage and new well operations. J. C. Donneil, president of the Ohio Oil company, said. "The outlook for next year la fairly bright." he said. Sir John Cadman, former head of the petroleum department of the British government, declared tonight in an address at the annual banquet of the institute that he was opposed to srovernment control In business and .took nains to clarify impres sions of British activity in the oil Industry. He denied British government In terests In the Royal Dutch shell group and asserted that the control and management of tnese properties was held by Dutch Interests. Regarding Mesopotamia, he as serted the ownership of oil deposits would be assured to the Arab state a a part of the administrative ar rangements unaer me peace treaty and the mandate. He asserted how ever, that due consideration will have to be given to rights secured before the war. . o Wedding Chimes Sound Again For William S. Hart Republican A. P. Leased Wire SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 Wl Ham S. Hart, motion picture actor and his bride who was Miss Wini fred Westover. a screen - actress ar rived In San Francisco today on their honeymoon after having been mar ried in Los Angeles late yesterday. Hart is 4S years old and his bride, the daughter of a San Francisco newstianer man is 23 years old. The Rev. Neal Dodd, rector of the "Little church around the corner" in thn Hollywood section of Los An geles, announced be had performed the ceremony at Harts residfnee. The bride's mother and Hart's sister and lawyer witnessed the ceremony. Hart met his bride first about three years ago when she Joined his sup porting company. Since then she has nassed much of the time in Sweden, appearing in motion pictures there and in similar work in New York. FIRE AT KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, Dec. S. Fire of unknown origin broke out tonight in j the Fowler Packing plant in Kansa City. Kan. The flames were said to be spreading rapidly. PIEZ TO GET DIVORCE CHICAGO, Dec. 8. Charles Tiez, director general of the Emergency Fleet corporation during the war, will be granted a decree of divorce from Mrs. Laura Piez. Judge Joseph Sabath indicated tonisht at the end of the hearing of Mr. Piez' plea. which was not contested. TOKIO RECEIVES U. S. ADMIRAL; TOKIO, Dec. S. Admiral Joseph j Strauss, commander of the American j Asiatic fleet today was presented to ; Prince Regent Hiioliito. Several j members of his staff albo w ere pie- i ented. XHAUST 1 EAR UNFOUNDED COUNTY TO 300,000 OR HGHWAY BONDS One Of Largest Premiums Ever Offered In Country Features Successful Bid For $4,500,000 Issue Shows Confi dence Outside Interests Have In The Valley One of the highest premiums on bonds ever given in the United States was offered Trust company of Denver in issue of Maricopa county bid $4,800,150 plus accrued or a premium of $300,150, mately $15 premium on eacn The supervisors practically accepted the bid, but with held final decision until they decide whether they will sell the bonds in a lump or m installments. They will announce their decision at 10 o'clock this morning. Carelessness Of Employe Cause Of Sub Sinking Republican A. P. Leased Wire BRIDGEPORT. Conn, Dec. 8 One of the men rescued from the subma rine S-4S, which sank Wednesday night in Long Island sound about five miles from bere, charged tonight that some person or persons at the plant of the ake Torpedo Boat com pany, blundered In not properly clamping .the lid of a manhole and that the submerging of the boat was followed by an inrush of water. As a result 51 men faced death for eleven hours. The submarine was to nave been delivered yesterday to the govern ment at New ondon. It was passed on as being mechanically perfect when It left the plant. Simon I-ake, consulting engineer of the Lake company raid tonight that the accident might have resulted from some mechanical defect or a blunder by some human agency. o WITNESS STATES KENNEDY SHOT Republican A. P. Leased Wire LOS ANGELES. Dec. 8. The story of Mrs. Elizabeth Besanty that she saw Arthur C. Burch near the scene of the slaying of J. Belton Kennedy close to the time of the tragedy and her description of other occurrences of that night took up practically the entire day in Burch's trial for the al leged murder of Kennedy. Mrs. Besanty was under cross- examination all afternoon and will be called to the stand when the case is called tomorrow. Striking points of her testimony were: Kennedy and Mrs. Madalynnc Obenchain, Jointly indicted with Burch. drove up to Kennedy's cot tage in Beverly Glen, near the wit ness" home, about 9 o'clock the night of Aug. 5. Soon afterwards two shots were fired, about a minute or two apart. A man's voice was heard after the second shot, the words being 'ivc got him." A woman's voice then was heard, the words being inaudible. Then fol lowed some whispers. Mrs. Besanty, her husband and a passing motorist, going to the Ken nedy cottage, found Mrs. Obenchain alone. Nearby, on a flight of steps leading to the cottage, was Kennedy's body. Mrs. Obenchain and the mo tnrist went for help and a few min utes later a crackling noise was heard in .bushes surrounding the Kennedy cottage. A little later a dog barked down the road, near a point where the prosecution contends Burch had narkrri a car and next a motor was started near the same and a car drove off. One Letter or a BURCHWAS NEAR BUNGHHEN WHETHER it be one letter or many, there are f irms listed in the Republi can's Business Direc- . tory to do the work. Let this directory serve you daily, and if there is work you want done and no one listed there to do it, let us find the f inn for you. When You re Looking for Anything Refer to The Arizona Republican s Classified Business Directory RECEIVE PRE yesterday by the Bankers its bid for the $4,500,000 road bonds. The company interests from July 15, 1921, which amounts to approxi- $i,uuo bond in the issue. Six Bids Received Six scaled bids for the bonds. rD- resenting about 30 of the largest bond nouses and brokers in the United States, were opened by the board at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon. After the bids had been figured the board passed a resolution rejecting all bids but those of the Bankers' Trust com pany of Denver, and declaring that one of the two bids made by this company wiU .be . accepted, the one chosen to be designated at 10 o'clock this morning. The Bankers Trust company made two offers to purchase the bonds at per cent interest, each offer carry ing the same premium, $300,150. One cf the offers was to take the bonds in a lump sum, the money to be paid as soon as the legality of the issue had been determined and the bonds delivered. . The other offer made by the company was to purchase the bonds in installments to be taken as follows: $1,000,000 Immediately; $1,000,000. Feb. 15. 1922; $1,000,000, May 15; $1,000,000. May 15; $1,000,000, Aug. 15. and $500,000 Nov. 1. A cash ier's check on the Valley bank of Pboenlx for $240,750 S3 faith money was attached to the bids and was re tained by the board. All other checks were returned to the bidders. . Under the bids made by the Denver com pany, the first coupon, calling for in terest for six months on the bonds. Is to be clipped ana retained by the board, which means the interest on the bonds will begin with the second coupon. To Give Decision Today The board will announce today which of the two offers it will accept. The offer of the Bankers' Trust com pany for. the bonds In installments is not in accordance with the plan for the sale of the bonds as advertised by the board and for that reason many are f the opinion it- cannot be ac cepted. The board advertised for the first installment to be $500,000. with four installments of $1,000,000 each. Those in close touch with the bond issue state the board should accept the lump sura offer of the bidders, citing as their reason the litigation and consequent ticup in the first bond Issue of $4,000,000. which was sold in 1919 by installments. The . Bankers' Trust company cf Denver in bidding represented a syn dicate composed of the following bouses: The Harris Trust and Sav ings bank. Chicago; William R. Compton company. St. Louis; tho Union Trust company, Spokane, Wash., and the Bankers' Trust com pany of Denver. They were repre sented by W.. F. Godbe. who was present when the bids were opened. The Bankers' Trust company recently purchased several issues of school bonds In the county. Several of the bids received by the hoard were for bonds to bear interest at 5'j per cent, but under a ruling made by George D. Christy, deputy county attorney and advisor to th board of supervisors, these bids could not be considered because the bond were voted in as 6 per cent bonds and were so advertised by the board. All Bids Offered Premiums The second high- -bidder for the boi. 's was Cyrus Peirce and company of Loa Angeles, representing a syn dicate of the Bankers Trust company of New York: Stacy and Brown. Near York; Kissell Kinnicutt company. New Tork; the Anglo and London Paris National bank of San Fran cisco; Hunter Dulcn and company of Los Angeles.- and Cyrus Peirce and company. Their bid for the 6 per cent bonds carried a premium of $240,150 with accrued interest. Another bid opened was that of BIythe, Witter and company of Los Angeles on $1,500,000 of the bonds ct 5'-i per cent at & premium of J2.&7 on each $1000 bond. Alfred T. Brock rf Sn Franci tM for- the entire Million MIMEOGRAPHING REASONABLE rates and prompt or vice. J. E. Cnresa. Phone E799. 11 If fc(S la iurdi.r.