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Denies Injunction Asked
" Restrain Supervisors from
: . Currying Out New Law
Terminating Terms
Old Officials Declare Case
t Has Only Begun and Ap
peal Will at Once Be Tak-
; en to Supreme Court
" TOMnSTONE. AriiL. Jsn. J. Judge
Sutter, of the suiHirlor court. t"uay
upheld the law providing for tnc re
disricting of precincts and the ap
pointing of preoiuct officers and de
nied the injunction to restrain the
Iraard of supervisors from carrying
out the law. The injunction was
asked for by the precinct officers of
this county. The attorneys for the
procinct officers, Messrs. Cleary and
Ross, immediately filed notice of ap
peal and the case will be taken to
tlie supreme court. Decision by that
body, it is believed, will be made
In about one month.
Board Makes Appointments.
A meeting of the board of super
visors was held following the de
cision' of the superior court and the
board- set about appointing new pre
cinct officers ss the new law termin
ated tlie terms of old ones on .Jan
uary I.
From twenty-three judicial precincts
,the county- was cut down to seven.
In "thu seven precincts thus madf
lly following ollicars were, appoint-.
Ulsbee, W. H. Thomas, justlcp of
thf- peace. J. J. McRea. constable.
Lowell, George R. Smith, justice of
the ieace, I R. IJailey, constable.
Douglas. R. S. Maclay, justice of
the peace, Sam Hayhurst. constable.
Wilcox, J. C. Page, justice of the
peaice, J. W. Moore, constable.
Courtland, W. B. Moore, justice of
the peace, John Bright, constable.
Benson, P. E. Madigan. justice of
the peace, AV. J. Bennett, constable.
Tombstone. Daniel McFarland, jus
tice of the peace. Samuel Morgan,
Will Continue Fight.
That the fight has just begun was
the opinion expressed last night by
local precinct officers when the result
of the application for an Injunction
at the superior court in Tombstone
Ijooame known.
'The decision of the superior court 5
does not niter the facts in the cas-
npr will it in any way stop our fight
on the precinct law," said Constable
(X, N. Thomas last night. '"Had the
decision, been in our favor it would
still nave. left the question more or
less or an open matter, aa the caso
must be definitely and finally settled
In- the suDreme court. It will be
taken to the supreme court and we
nre confident that that body Willi
grant the injunction and make It last
ing. We have received opinions from
all over the state that the law Is cn
cosstitutionat' Neither W. H. Thomas, newly ap
pointed justice of the peace, or J. J."
McRea, newly appointed constable,
had received official confirmation of
ritrn'ta thta Bflru wat by !,.
be received today. Mr. Thomas has
lived In Bisbee for the last twenty
years. He has held no political of
Itce, but has always been a strong
rtemncratlc'work.er. For a number of
years he -was a committeeman In the
second ward. He is well liked here
and his appointment is a popular one. ju3ge Anderson, who ' presided at
Mr. McRea, Uie new constable,, has th(, trla, g anthoriie. to pa5 on the
also rived' here for a long time, co- Suitability adequate "of tho onds of
In? to Bisbee originally from Pres- fere3. " ' -
At Uie last election ne ran ion
constaMe and was defeated He has
always been allied with the democrat
ic partv anl was one ' the Proln'n"
ent worker in the recent presidc-tial
clertlot in this section.
NEW YORK, .N. IV Jan. 3. Wil
liam Rockefeller nas'agreed through
his counsel. John A. Carver, to accept
service of the subpoena to appear Jan.
13 before the "Money Trust" commit
tee or tho house, according te an an
nouncement tonight made at the of
fices of Samuel Untermyer. counsel
for the committee, Untsnnycr, In oe
half or tho committee, accepted 'Me
offer by direction of Chairman Pujo.
s'o Intimation of the whereabouts
orRocleefeller -wasf contained In the
Rep. 4ohnon and Col. Judson (at the
top) and Victor Berger.
A scandnl which threatens to In
volve some of Washington's most
prominent business men pr.d official
has been' sprung by the house special
sub-committee- which Is Investigating
the business methods of two fire In
surance companies which have their
hecdnuarters. in the district of Oolum
bla, but Mhlch have sold their stock
widelj throughout the United States.
Serious charges have len made by
Col. Judeon, U. S. A. one o ftbe gov
erning board of commissioners of thu
district, who placed the matter before
the house district committee, af
which Rep. Johnson of Kentucky Is
chairman. The Investigating sub com
mittee consists of Rep. Johnson,
chairman; Henry George. Jr., of Nev.
Vork; RedHeld of Xcw York, ami
Berger of Wisconsin.
$10,080 PER M
To Release Twelve Defend-'
. . ... , .i
antS KeqUireS Lionas in
One and I a Quarter Million j.
Dollars Says Court.
CHICAGO. I1L. Jan. 3. Bail in the
sum of one million, one hundred thou-;
s?nd dollars for 12 of the 33 union j
leaders convicted at Indianapolis must t
ve lunncoming -n oraer inai iney
may take advantage of the g. anting
i-!odav at u-rlt nf siiTwrsf1pnH hv th
it. s. circuit court of appeals here.
Whether this amount can be obtain
ed was admitted by the counsel for
the defendants to be a question of
grave dou$t Jmt they expressed the
belief that at least some of it will
be obtained enough tr accomplish
the liberty of president Ryan and a
few others until a decision is readied
by the reviewing court. Sixty daj
has been allowed for filing -the ap-
Hockln Is designated as an "In
former" and willnot appeal.
JudgesBaker and .- Seaman heard
the; arguments' add the decision was
Siv'en orally by""!aker. They took oe
casion to intluiatn that haste was
manifested in committing the de
fendants to prison.
The writ was issued largely on the
defendants were convicted of a eon
tinulng offense a conspiracy to com
mit -offenses continuously.
High Bonds Necessary
la filing the amount of- bail the
court was Influenced by the isct that 1
the offenses involved are not extri-
t ! VitiS
A basis of $10,000 for each rears teen-
lence was used In Hxlng the amount.
As Ryan Was sentenced to seven years
Ills bond is fixed st $70,000 and the
tame ratio is preserved throughout
lor the others.
TRENTON. X. J, Jan. 3. Senator
Robert L. Csn, of Oklahoma, pre
sented today to president- Lf-:t Wil
son the name of Robert Rogers, en
Oklahoma lawyer, for the post of
secretary of Interior.
When Senator Owen left the gov
ernor's office he declined to'say whom
he talked about.
President-elect said later that Sen
ator Owen had come to speak for
Rogers. The governor further said
that Rogers was a former classmate
In the University of Virginia.
Chicago Witnesses a Daring,
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Kaia rOHOwea Dy riSIOl.tlon of merchandise. President Grant
Battle in Streets Between,
Officers and Robbers !
CHICAGO, I1U Jan. 3. Four auto-:
mobile bandits smashed a jeweler's!
window here today and escaped with'
. ., ,. , ,"
a tray of diamonds after a running,
revolver fight with police. Their es-J
cape was aided b a fashionably I
dressed woman, who fainted In the'
arms of a uniformed policeman as he
was drawing a revolver. As soon as
the thieves were out of sight, tho
ttoman recovered nnd disappeared.
A few minutes later the bandits'
car was stopied by a policeman who
ordered them to drive with him to,
a police station and answer a charge!
01 needing, when they reached a
Vtiet street, the robbers shot, stabbed!
aim siuegeu iiie pviiv.t-ui.tii uuu iucw
him off the car. Then they -abandoned
-the automobile, which had been
stolen from before a downtown office
building just before the robbery and
disappeared in a crowded section of
the westslde.
Robbery Bold Affair.
Passers in tront or a Clark street
jewelry store were startled by a
crash of glass and saw two men beat
ing lh show window "with bricks.
Thefjohbers seized a tray of ringr,
leaped on the running board of an
automobile moving slowly by the
As Policeman Charles Hanson, ran
ao. a woman with a large feathered
hat, shrieked and threw herself Into
lilp arms. Hanson could not' draw
liu- weapon, but two policemen in
plain clothes, who were passlng.icorp to the line In General Wood'.i
opened fire on the thieves. The ban! opinion, will terminate the constant
lifts returned the-fire as they clamb-l struggle between tho line and the
ered Into the car. One of the thieves
was seen to tail Into a seat and was
believed to have been wounded. Tweu-
t shots were exchanged as the ma
chine increased Its speed.
Policeman Charles Stfcken arrested
the men for t-Pecdlng. who threw him
from tl car sfler wounding him.
Republican Members of Congressional
Committee Sustain Commissioner
WASHINGTON. Jan. 3. The re
publican members of the house com
m'ttee which Investigated charges
against Robert G. Valentine, former
commissioner of Indian affairs, filed a
minority report today sustaining Val
entine's actions, contending that the
Instigator, J. K. Parr, for several years
superiBtendent of loggias in the In
dian service, was prompted by a de'-'
sire for his removal from office.
Official of Prielps- Dodge &
Company Mentioned for
Secretary of Treasury
Under Wilson
Cleveland 11. Dodge, of Phelps.
E.odf,o & Co.. may become secretarv
of the treasury . In President-elect
Wilson's cabinet: .Mr. Dodge was on '
of the original Soomers of Now Jer
sey's governor for the president!,
coin-nation. According to the re-
ports of expenditures tiled at Albany
and Washington. Mr, Dodge was a
liberal contributor to the democratic
national comm'ttee in the recent con
test. .Mr. Dodge, has teen known for
his v.ide knowledge of finance and
i commerce. Little surprise was ex
I rressed therefore when it became
. known that influential democrats be
, Heved Mr. Dodga should le secretly
of the treasury in President Wilson's
With Mr. , Do4ses name promi
nently mentioned for the post of sec
retary of the treasury, the democrats
got out the!.- law books and pointed
to tect on 21? of th Re'-Hed Statutes
'of the United States, which reads.
"No person appointed to the office
of secretary of the-treasury, or first
(comptroller, or first auditor, or Ireas-
. urer or registrar, 'shall directly or ia-
diicctly be concerned cr interested
In rarrylns en the business of trade
or commerce or be owner "n whole
or In part of any set vessel or pur-
hase by himself, or another in trus
for hlni. any public lands o.- other
t public property, or be concerned in-
' the purchase or disposal of any pub'
He serilr'.t'es of anv stale, or of the
United Slate?, or take or a-pply o
his own use ani emolument or ga
for negotiating Jr-r transacting any
i bus'ness in the (treasury department
other than what! shall be allowed by
law "
The democrats who liscu3sed this
teature concerning the proposed ap-
I pointment of MR Dodge to be secre
tary of tea treasury declared that he
would be compelled to retire from
the firm of Phelps. Dodge & Co.. and
even then he might te ineligible. It
was recalled Jjjut In March, 1S6U,
President 'Grant appointed' Alexander
T. Stewart, secretary of the treasury,
but Mr. Stewart's confirmation was
prevented by this section of the re-
vised statutes which the senate Inter-
' ,0 exclude from that office an
who are interested in the imports-
order that Mr. Stewart might become
eligible to the office, and Mr. Stewart
", iZz'to d?
,',? "Pni S& mX
flee to charitable purposes, but the
Ian.- was not renealed as it wns -
Heved that Mr. -Stewart's proposed
plan would not effectually remove his
The law affecting Mr. Dodge and
JIr Stewart was ggg,, on September
2, 1789.
s;- r ! mi.- Ci.-,
Major General Makes bug
gestions for Good Of
Army Service
WASHINGTON'. D. C Jan. 3. Th
restoration of the army canteen anI
the enactment of legislation for thu
elimination from the army of unfit
oIBcere are among the principal rec
ommendations of Maor Oeneral Leo
nard Wood, chief of stafT, in his an
nual report made public today.
General Wood recommends the con
centration of the army on strategic
lines and In areas where It cat. b
maintained more economically. He
Wuillil trattRfpr sll tMircnnnel stuff
rorps, excepting engineers, medical! as cnairman.
0'ficers and chaplains, to the line, In-1
creaslnc the number of general om--,,.mTr( ...t npn 1 1
cernd line omcers ,n the different M j j
The transfer of personnel stall
staff, a struggle which is old as is
the army and one which promises to
contlnne- There would be no,-dlffer-
ence in promotion, nor would the
members of the present staff" corps
lose any of their prerent advantages.
WASHLNIGTOf. Jan. 3. President
Tart discussed today with former
Governor Woodruff, of Connecticut,
Colonel Isaac Ullman, of New Haven,
and several other residents of Con
necticut plans for taking up his work
at Kent, aa a professor of law at
"S ale after Mnrch 4. Taft expects to'
live several aaontha at tho New Hav.jder way, as a gale swept up the riv
en hotel andiUter take a house inj er aad made landing the casket dim
that city. 1 cult
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Robert O. Valentin.
Seven: ciure of Hubert O. Valen
tine, who recently revl.ned as U. 3.
commlaaUmor of Indian affairs, is
found In the report of a house com
milieu which will be nubmltted o
congrexs the first week In January.
The committee's report states that
Mr. Valentine deliberately violated
the civil nervles laws, caused Improp
er expenditure of public funds, pre
cipitated the removal of the cen.ral
superintendent of logging; in the In
dian service on falne and groundless
rumors, nnd was guilty of criminal
violation of the law lntrorluclnr nnd
disponing or. li'i'iur 011 an IJlan res
Chairman Miller, of the Tax
Board Leaves Position and
C. M. Zander Assumes the
PHOENIX. July 3. P. J. Miller has
resigned as chairman of the Arizona
tax commission and C. M; Zander will
preside over the deliberations of that
body during the next two years.
The resignation of Chairman Miller
was written December 31 and was
bubmitted to the commission this
morning. His letter ot resignation
Phoenix, Ariz.. December 31. 1912.
State Tax Commission,
Phoenix. Arizona.
Gentlemen: In confoimlty with the
spirit and intent of the law creating
the tax commission, that each mem
ber In turn should be chairman. 1
have the honor to hand yoiuherewlth
my resignation as cha'rman of the
said commission, to take effect at
the first meeting of the s-ald commis
sion in the year 1113.
Very respectfully,
Immediately after this letter was
t'.'ad today it was moved that Mr.
Zander? be made chairman. His elec
tion was unanimous.
The law creating the tax commis
sion was passed by the first state
legislature. It was provided that the
first three members should be ap
pointed by the governor but that sub
sequent commissioners should be
elected. Mr. Miller was appointed
for one year. Zander for three and
Charles R. Howe till the first of 117.
It was expected at that time that
there would ie a general election In
1912, but the supreme court decided
that there could be no election till
1914. Mr. Miller's term was "auto
matically extended to 1915.
It is the Intent of the law that the
member having tho shortest time to
serve shall act as ohalrman of tho
commission. Since Mr. Miller's term
was extended, his term as chsirman
would also have been extended had
he not decided to resign. Zander
would have had no- chance to serve
High Dignitaries of This and
Other Nations to Attend"
Funeral Services
NEW YORK, Jan. 3. Great Rrl
tain delivered today to his country
men the body of Whitclaw Reid, dl
tor and statesman who had died at
London. The British cruiser Natal
bought the body home and It lies
tonight under the stars and strips
at the cathedral of St. John the Di
vine. President Taft, dignitaries of the
army and navy and representatives
of foreign powers will attend the fun
eral tomorrow.
The N'atal was met off .Nantucket Ity
two IT. S. battleships and four dest
royers and the funeral fleet lay off
Sandy Hook last night. It was IP
o'clock before the procession was un
Litigation Affecting Title toi
Stirs Attorneys Who File
New Brief.
WASHINGTON', Jan. 3. Criticism
of tho course of Attorney General
Wickersham in the Southern Pacific
oi' land litigation was made by Max
well Kvarts and Henry W. Clark,
counsel for the .Southern Pacilic rail
road company, in a brief filed today
with tho supreme court of the Ignited
Str.tes In defense of their claim ot
millions of acres of wusttrn oil tends.
It Is said that the title to J.VtO.OOO.OOu
north of oil lands depends on tho
outcome of the litigation.
The case now before the supremo
court involves the question as to
whether Edmund Burke and other
private litigants have better claims to
the land than the railroad company.
The government recently filed a suit
seeking to annul tne patents to the
land issued to the Southern Pacific.
"It is unparallclled In the wholo
history of judicial nrocedure." de-s
flares the railroads attorneys, for th -
attorney general of the United States
j to be permitted to intervene as a
menu 01 me court, in a case be
tween private litigants nnd then so
iue the privilege granted him as to
attempt to have it decide issues not
now before the court, which may or
may not hereafter come before it. In
the government suit just begun
against one of the parties in the casa
at the bar.
"It Is certainly unjust and unair
tp the railroad to be compelled In
this court of last resort not only to
defend the present case", but also to
defend another case, arising from
different facts, which 1ms no; pro
reeded beyond the filing of a .bill of
complaint. Especially is thIs"gowheu
tht great seriousness and vast Importance-
of this matter, not oIy to
the Southern Pacific nil! road but to
sH land granted railroads. Is consid
Just as Road Is About to Be
Reopened It Is Once More
Out of Commission
EL PASO. Tex. Jan ".. -As Uircat
ened, the rebels aga 1. itiu .rs
troyed communication ou the .;cr.tco
Northwestern between the American
lumbering towns of Pearson and Ma
dera, located below Juarez. The road
was on the verge of resuming traffic
operations after repair'ng the dam
age done previously by the marauders.
Bridges were burned and telegraph
wires were severed.
Gen. Illancos federals, who arrived
at Pearson, were sent out after the
rebels. The band that Is cutting com
munication Is a new group, it Is
claimed, apparently distinct from Sal-
azar's column which was recently de-
leaied lunner norm.
Gen. Trncy Antert, who has 'been
In command of the Juarez garrison,
left today to assume bis new duties
with the headquarters at Torreon In
the state of Durango. Gen. Rabago
is expected tomorrow to arrive at
Chihuahua and assume command 'of
the northern military zone.
Xo permaiir-iiv-cuiiiiimiider lias been
appointed at 'Juarez yet.
Due to the railway shop strike and
generally unsettled conditions In
nortliorn and eastern Mexico, the
National railways of Mexico declared
today -i indefinite embargo on all
freight entered at the port of El
laso. Passenger trains, however, will
he run, while all classes f merchan
dise or livestock will not be accepted
even at owners risk;
But Favorable Result in Senate On
Re-appointment of Clark Yet
In Doubt
WASHINGTON. Jan. 3. A favor
able report on President Tafts re-ap
pointment of Edgar E. Clark, of Iowa,
to another term of the' Interstate Com
merce commission, was ordered to
day by the senate committee before
which the nomination has been pend
ing. The return of Senator Kenyon,
ot Iowa, will be awaited before the
nomination is called up In the sen
ate, i-avorable action In the senate
Is not assured. However until the
general democratic plan on Taft a(-
polntmcnts is formulated.
NEW YORK, N. ST- Jan. 3. Elec
trolytic copper quiet and unchanged.
Arrivals 1315 tons; exports thh
roon,th 210 tons.
London copper (inlet.
Offer of Porte Is Voted to Be
Unsatisfactory by All the
Allies and Firm Stand Is
Decided on.
Sultan's Delegates Seek to
Hold Possessions' Now in
the Hands of Allies and
Also Adrianople,
' i
LONDON, Jan. 3. Although the
)rd "llltlmntllni' ..-n tint' uwinrmnp.
i ed, what was virtually an ultimatum
was presented to Turkey on behalf of
the Balkan allies at today's sitting of
the jieace conference.
Ijizaer Miyuskovllch, head of the
Montenegrin delegation, who presid
ed, and after the Turks submitted a
proposal considered inacceptable. told
Rechad Pasha, chief delegate or the
Ottoman Empire, that Turkey must
llnd a way by Monday to renounce to
the Italkan allies rights over the Isl
and of Crete, cede the islands of the
Aegean sea and present- 'a rectifica
tion of the frontier of European Tur
key, which would" include Adrianople
in. the territory of the allies, or the
allies would consider further' negotia'
tlins for"pcace useless. ,
Turks Hand Called
Immediately alter the minutes of
the last sitting were approved, M
Miyuskovllch asked ilechad Pasha to
present to the delegates the promised
new Turkish proposals. Rechad, who
had been working hard over a cipher
telegram until a few minutes berore
the sess'on was called to order, seem
ed rather depressed. On arising he
eald the imperial government, desir
ing further to emphasize the concilia
tory spirit that animated it, had auth
orized the Turkish mll'tary and tech
nical experts attached to the Ottoman
delegation to mark a map of a pro
osed new frontiers between Turkey
und allies, which they would present
I later.
Meanwhile he read What he called
the last possible terms Turkey can
These follow First, that crete, cn
.oylng a simple suzerakity of the sul
tan tut in real-.ty under protection ot
Great Itritain, Russia, France and
Italy, constitutes a question which can
be dealt with only by the powers un
der responsibility of which h !
uiiiiUtration of the Island Is conducted,
especially regarding Onance, police
jnd Justice.
Second, Turkey must keep her Isl
ande and cannot renounce those near
he Dardanelles because they are In-
dlspenslble to the security of the chan
nel of Constantinople, or Bosphoruj
as it Is better known, nor those furth
er iouf because tbey form an Inte
gral part of Anatolia.
Third, rectification of the Thrace
an fiontler shall begin south from Se
got (called Port Lagos) in Karagatch
bay and run almost perpendicularly
Seek to Hold Territory
This would not only leave Adrian
ople In the hands ot the Turks hut
also the entire coast along the lilacs
sea now occupied by the Imlgarians
and take In Derkos. beyond which the
Rulgarians have not penetrated. This
coast line, as a 1ird flies, measures
over eighty miles.
In addition to Adrianople the recti-
llcatlon of the rrontier would leave in
furkey'H hands also Mustapha Pasha,
Kirk KllUseh and the whole theatre
of the present war.
Each leaders of the allies, after the
Turkish terms were presented, de
clared them Inacceptable and Insisted
on Turkey accepting- those proposed
by the allies.
Then M. Miyuskovltch issued orally
what seemed to be the ultimatum of
the allies.
Mobilization Is Denied
Ruorts that Rumania is mobilizing
Its army are characterized today by
the Rumanian minister' of 4he Inter
ior. M. .lonescu, who arrived last
night in Ixndon, a "nonsense."
"Onro mobilization has been an
nounced officially,' the minister add
ed. "It would mean Rumania had de
cided, to go to war Immediately. We
never shall employ mobilization as a
bluff or a threat- It Is true that lat
terly our army has taken steps de
manded by prudence. Wit by no means
was It mobilization.
Concerning Rumania's attitude to
ward the Italkan war. M. Jonescu
said: "Until now we' have been neu
tral. We made many sacrifices to
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