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Taft is Shocked
City Health Officer Ralph Hamlin On Arizona Railroad By News of Death -o Apjohn and Council His Way to Yuma Rate Cases Up Pontiac. Mich.. Sent 18 President Taft was shocked when he learned of the death of Congressman Madison The latter was responsible to a large degree, he said, for the present trip. when he promised to visit the Kansas Semi-Centennial at Hutchinson, Kan. o Entombed Men Suffer from Cold Leadville, Colo., Sept 18 Hope of rescuing the miners entombed in the Morning Star shaft to-day was dashed when another cave-in occurred. The men .are In communication with the surface through the air pipes, and de clare they are suffering intensely with the cold. The wife of one of the men talked for a long time with him to-day urging him to maintain his courage, o -- Chicago Graft o Chicago, Sept 18 A formal inves tigation of the charges that the Chi cago police levied tribute for the pro tection of gambling and other vices, began to-day when the cases against Lieutenant Wm. W. Walsh and Patrol man Charles J. McClellan charged with inefficiency and neglect of duty in not closing gambling in front of the park on the day of the Gotch Hackenshmidt wrestling match were taken up. Some of the evidence is said to involve police officials higher up. o - Big Oil Fire Los Angeles, Sept. 18 Nine im mense storage tanks of oil have been destroyed and firemen are fighting to day to save several others from a fire which started last night at the Her cules Oil Refining company plant be tween this city and Vernon. The loss so far is estimated at half a million dollars. o Earthquake Lasts Hour 0 New York, September 18 An earth quake shock lasting more than an hour was recorded early to-day on the seismograph of the Brooklyn col lege. The location of the earthquake is estimated to be about 6.000 miles from New York. o Again in Eunds Make Good Move --0 tFrom Monday's Daily Examiner) Somewhere between Yuma and Los (From the Daily Examiner) Angeles, Ralph Hamlin and his me Several days ago Dr. Henri ApJohn chanician are grinding over the route city health officer, appeared before of the Los Angeles to Phoenix road the council and stated that certain race in Hamlin's Apperson car. conditions in Yuma had reached their Mr. Hamlin was due to reach San limit and that if the council would Diego yesterday afternoon and intend back him up that he would at once oe- ed to start to Yuma this morning. gin a crusade against these conditions Hamlin has had his Apperson in all that would bring about cleeanliness, Phoeeix races and he Is not going but that in spite of the fact that the to run any risk of losing this one by law gives him all kinds of authority, uot being familiar, with the new course he must have the moral support of the council in order to bring about the needed reforms and needed .cleanli ness. He was told by the council to go ahead according to law, and so far, be it said to the credit of the council, thoro Tinv hppn nn xconV Trnspr1 Ristprs . . city council asking: that the nnrtinn or Kneeling politicians wno nave . Street Improvement 0 (From Tuesday's Examiner) Attorney Fred L. Ingraham is cir culating a petition addressed to the I of Fourth avenue between Third street and a point about a hundred feet due south of Fourth street, be fixed with crushed rock and blue dirt The petition recites that this por tion of this street was to have been fixed months ago but that the work has not been done, etc. The petition is being numerously signed and will be presented to the council at the next meeting. Second Alfalfa Crop thrown a straw in his path, but rath er every member of the council has striven to do his duty, and to back up the health officer in every move he has made. This is right and as it should be and for this the council, the health officer and City Marshal Levy all deserve credit. The first nuisance 'the health offi cer went after was the chicken coops behind the restaurants, some of them full of filth and smell of a year's standing, perhaps longer. Not only was this condition found behind the restaurants, but behind the meat mar kets and other places. All were order- 'From Yuma Fx:iminer) ed to remove these evil smelling and Jim Meadows, of the lower valley, health disturbing catch-basins from stated yesterday that he would begin the rear of the places of business. to-day .to cut his second alfalfa seed City Marshal Henry Levy served the crop on 43 acres and expected to av notice and set the last minute for their erage about 300 pounds of alfalfa seed removal as to-morrow afternoon. to the acre, Some of the chioke.is were removed The first seed crop about eight or esterdav afternoon, but the pens still nine weeks ago averaged about 900 remained today with all their filth pounds to the acre, and evil smell. To-day at noon Dr. ApJohn was seen by the Examiner and when. in conver sation with him Councilman A. L. Ver dugo happened along and in the pres ide of the Examiner and Cour.cilmai "Verdugo, Dr. ApJohn st3ted that if tho o Los Angeles, Sept. 19 Franklin K, Lane, Interstate Commerce Commis sioner, arrived In Los Angeles last night from San Francisco and will be gin a five days' hearing on oil pipe line and Arizona and Los Angeles rail oad rate cases to-day. "The Interstate Commerce Commis sion has received complaints charg ing discrimination in pipe line charges and I am here to investigate those charges," said Mr. Lane at the Hotel Alexandria last night "I am here to in vestigate the rates and the practice of the pipe line owners. "The Hepburn act gave the commis sion jurisdiction over lines carrying oil between states. It has been charg ed that some of these lines have been making an excessive minimum charge to some of the producers, and it is the purpose of the commission to learn the truth of these charges. If there have been rebates granted we wish to know it. "I will hear the pipe line cases to morrow and then. I will take up the Los Angeles and Arizona railroad rate cases. The Maricopa County Com- mer.cial Club, of Phoenix, has made the charge that the Southern Pacific is charging an excessive freight rate to the east." o ' t Was Good Hand In Booze Eoundry Little Girl Holds Up President Taft o Detroit, Sept 19 A little girl with a nosegay, standing beside the railroad track, did what crowds have failed to do. She stopped the Taft private car enroute from Pontiac yesterday. The president, seeing the child,. or dered a stop. Then he secured the child's name in order to send her a personal vote of thanks. o Dying Woman Is Given Drug o Kissimee, Fla., Sept 19 "We help ed our friend out of this life at her own request She was in the last stage of tuberculosis, and at best had but a few more days to live, and she was suffering intensely." This statement was given out here to-day by Elizabeth Sears and E. B. Gillespie, members of a Shaker colony here, who recently administered chlor oform to dying Sadie Merchant The coroner's inquest begins to-morrow. o Strike Rich Ore Women Real Mad Denver, Sept. 19 Colorado suffra gists are disgruntled because they an not to have seats at tho. Taft hanmier pBus.anu cmcitens were uot remuveu .., - . ,, board for the reason that there are San Bernardino, Sept 18 Walter Scott (Death Valley Scotty) after a long absence from his stamping ground, returned to Barstow, this county, yesterday for a visit with his brother, Bill Scott. Scotty is once' more flush with mon ey and is spending it liberally. School Enrollment (Tuesday's Daily Examiner) Well, yesterday when school open ed, the teachers began to wonder where in the world the children all hailed from, and certainly the enroll ment this year is far and away above the most sanguine expectations, and this is only the second day of school and there are others yet ot start At noon to-day the enrollment was as follows: Union High School 61 New Grammar School .. .. 280 Main Street school 145 Considering the fact that quite a few children are not ready to start to school owing to vacations, visits, un preparedness, etc., this is certainly a fine record. before tomorrow afternoon between the hours of 3:00 and 4:00 p. m., that he would immediately cause warrant- to be issued, and the guilty parties ar rested and brought before the proper uthorities to, be tried according to the law. This is exactly as it should be, a:i 1 t is certainly to be hoped that if any fail to comply with the notice and fail to abate the nuisance, that they are given the full penalty of the law, re gardless of who they may be, or hew much or li'.tle political prestige they may have. Dr. ApJohn is making an ideal health officer and in doing his duty, he should be given the moral support of every decent, law-abiding citizen in the whole community. And not only that, but he should have the support of every member of the city council, regardless. Dr. ApJohn will also immediately begin a crusade to cause all property owners to connect with the new sev - er on Gila street Jones and Rincon Hey, insufficient seats for the men, as only 1,500 can be accommodated. The worn eng will be given seats in the gallery, Discover Gold Mine Horses are Imported o Washington, Sept 19 During the three months ending June 30, there were 611 horses imported into the United States for breeding purposes The bureau of animal industry has is sued a certificate of pure breeding to owners. Of the lot. there are 230 Per- cheron, 198 Belgian draft, 21 Clydes dale, 7 Hackney, 12 Shetland ponies, 61 Shires, 19 Suffolks and 3 Welsh ponies. o Woman Sold Denver, Sept 19 Mrs. Marjorie Hamilton Kerting, model for many of Charles Dana Gibson's calendar girls, and whose Reno divorce from William H. K.ertmg, a Chicago grain brok er, gave her notoriety recently, was married here to-day to Walter C. Cun ningham, of Chicago. Kerting's $12,000 suit against Cunningham alleging alieniation is said to have been settled Gets Postal Bank Washington, D. C, Sept. 19 By or der of the postoffice department a pos tal savings bank has been established at Mesa. The bank will be opened for business October 18. C L Taconia, Wash., Sept. 18 Dawson uut UL coulL dispatches tell of the refinding of the lost Henry mine, discovered forty years ago by Mike Henry, now a Call , r" El Centro, Cal., Sept. 19 R. W. Sitckeen river, bring $12,000 in gold T,,r ..,, . c , , . ' " , ' & . Parker, a resident of Brawley for the uusu j. lie mme was louaieo. near tne Claims Alibi sources of the Pellp and Laird rivers, last two years, was arrested to-day on a warrant from Willis. Tayjir rn "RimHqTi torrltrT-ir Wnnrv moo haml. chareine implication in tho rnhhprv nf ing for Sears creek on the Laird when Lu. m t,v j , the Willis bank two years and a half ue discovered an auriierous creetc coming from a glacier. With the ap paratus he could build with an axe, he cleaned up the gold. Running short of grub he had to leave, but before do ing so he made maps of the locality. After reaching civilization he was hurt and unable' to stand the long, bard journey back, he came to Califor nia and started a ranch. ago. Declaring his ability to prove an alibi, he left with the arresting offi cer immediately. o Morgan Gives Estate To the People Highland Falls, N. Y Sept 19 It He gave the map to. Ed Wilson, an is learned that J. Pierpont Morgan employee of his five years ago, and has practically arranged to turn over for five years Wilson has been cruis- his estate near here to the Palisade ing around trying to find the mine. Park commission and upon his death Now he has found it. lit will become a public park. Spokane, Sept. 15 "Harry Allen, harvest hand, was arrested at Te kon for selling liquor to an Indian and admitted that he is Nell Pickerel! a young Seattle woman, who for two years has persisted in wearing men's clothing. She proved her ability to drink, . smoke and frequent saloons but was unable to perform heavy work on the farm. o Weedin Expects To Defeat Hunt Tucson, Ariz., September 19 "I ex pect to defeat G. W. P. Hunt three to one in Graham, Greenlee, Pima, Mari copa and Santa Cruz counties; to de feat him in his own county of Gila and to get a good safe majority over hiir. ;a all the northern counties." The above was the statement of Thomas F. Weedin, Democratic candi date for governer, wheu seen here to day. Mr. Weedin was on his way to the northern part of the state. a Bold Robbery in Phoenix Freight Yards o Phoenix Ariz., September 19 Two armed and masked men held up E. E. Thomas in the Arizona Eastern freight yards last night and took everything he had, including a gold watch, $25 in gold and $40 in bills. It happened so suddenly that Thom as does not know exactly what hap pened. He only knows that one robber held an exceedingly murderous look ing revolver at his head while the oth er went through his pockets. He says the robbers were Mexicans, o Couldn't Stand For His Nine Affinities (Form Wednesday's Examiner) When Supervisor W. tr. ivArvin was in i town from the camp of the" new silver strike near Mineral Wells, ho stated that he expected in a few days that tiie rich ore shown in tho Nottbusch claim at a depth of 65 feet would be struck in their shafe. ' To-day the good news came in a telegram to Max Czuczka that the rich ore was encountered and that it was all that had been hoped for and more. All interested with Mr. Marvin in. these claims are certainly, to be con gratulated on their good .fortune. o Elks Preparing Eor Big Elk's Day '-o (From Tuesday's Examiner) On November 9, 1911, the Bi P. O. E., of Arizona are preparing for a big Elks' day at the Arizona fair. Grand Exalted Ruler John Sullivan has been invited to attend and will undoubtedly be present. All the lodges of the territory will be represented and the Yuma lodge is desirous of making a good showing. To that end a committee consisting of J. R. Kerr, chairman; Dr. R. R. Knotts and Donald Mclntyre has been appointed and they will endeavor to secure 125 Elks from Yuma and the Imperial valley and charter a special train to attend. The fare for the occa sion has been reduced to $8.05, which is a very liberal rate. o No Walk Out Kansas City, Sept 19 Charging that during their long married life her husband has had nine affinities, Mrs. Jennie M. Adams, was granted a di- vorce and $30 monthly alimony. She is 72 years of age and her husband 75. She would not accept over $30, saying that she did not want to burden her aged husband. o Eagle Eye on Border Washington, September 19 Tho government ' is closely watching tho Mexican border, where irresponsible bandits are said to have raided Amer ican farms and ranches. Plenty of troops are available if needed.- J Cnicago, Sept 19 From an authora- tive labor source, it was learned to day that heads, of the International Union of Railway Craftsmen will con sider the situation on the Harriman system during the week. It was de clared, however, that unless the ma chinists who voted to oppose a strike on the Illinois Central, change their attitude, there will be no walkout o Victims of Smoke Chicago, Sept. 19 Twelve firemen. were overcome by smoke while fight ing fire in the twine warehouse of the Harvester company, but were rescued by comrades. They revived after be ing carried into the open air. The fire loss was about $10,000. Cheap Bread Kansas City, Sept 19 It is stated at the convention ' of the International Union of Confectionery Workers, that $75,000 has been secured to start six anti-trust bakeries in order to give cheaper bread. The first one is to be started in Pittsburg. New Magaalnes at Shorey's.