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NEW YORK, Nov. HI Iead steady; spot $7.u"i if? 7.2'; zinc firm spot $7.?.t'i' 7.40; ar silver foreign Copper s toady spot and fu tures .l:'.?i?.'l4 COPPER PRICES Avo for ino of Jniy .i.'-.CM Ave for no. of Aug. .i::73 Ave. month of Sept. .13743 Ave. uio. Oct. 1022 Ave.'wk. end. 11 l-2.in:.'.2. Close wk. end. 11 122 .1H5C5 VOL. 26 NO. 274 B1SBEE, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 1 7, 1 922 Price Five Cents COMMISSION REACHES : AGREEMENT Oft RIVER -r r r Jairy CONVICT CLARA nrnn mnrn m l nrpnrri 1 1 1 IT II T I I UUUIILL a.. c it DL-11- Attorney tor Mrs. V hillips Declares He Will Seek New Hearing of Case VERDICT IS COMPROMISE lv r kt f: i wmi ! Be Made When Defendant Is Sentenced Monday LOS ANGELES. Nov. 16. Mrs Uiara rnuups. convicted today ot. sec- ond degree murder for beating Mrs.; Alberta Meadows, young widow, to! .... . , . i cieatn witn a Hammer, wui seeK a new: triai and if tnat is denied, win appeal , from tne veruu:t. It was announced Dy Pertram A. Harrington, her attorney.. "There Is a fatal error in tlie record, and finally Clara Phillips will be j freed," Herrington said. 'I quit the fight until 8he is." will not : ...m K ur lyunuLn SECOND . 7 umS VT. :ition be accorded to Mexican, natidnals made when Mrs. Phillips is sentenced! ll"n "'u Monday. The verdict, which was a rnmnromise one from a lurv of nine! men and three women, carries a pen-; alty of from ten years to life, imprison-; meat. ! "I expected to be acquitted," Mrs. ! Phillips said tn commenting on the ! verdict. 'They didn't give me a fair: deal. I am going to ask my attorney j to appeal and believe with aiiotherj trial I can be acquitted. I don't think I will go to the penitentiary. But if l l have to go there I could face life in that place with the same poise I have j here. It would not make much differ-- ence to me. All my hopes are c rushed : All my hopes are c rushed j anyway." . Tho three women tnemtx-rs or trie jury voted for the death penalty until : the final compromise on second de-, gree murder was reached, it was said. in tne eariy uanoung mere were iuur; who voted to acquit it. The jury) reached an agreement late last night after the judge, the attorneys and court attaches had gone home, but the verdict was not returned until this morning. According to members of the jury, they did not consider the in sanity contention set up by the cle- j fense. J Mrs. Peggy Caffee, the state's star witness, whom Mrs. Phillips testified wielded the hammer that killed Mrs. Vaiilnu-B u-na rflo:iarl frnm tehnlenl charges 'today. Since October 20,i when the trial commenced, she ha8 been tn a hotel near the court house in charge of a matron from the dis- trict attorney's office. 1 Former Secretary of War Is Said to Be Critically 111 ." MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Nov. 16. The condition of General Luke P. Wright, I formerly secretary of war in Roose velfs cabinet and for several years ! governor general of the Philippines.! t . . ... , who has been critically ill at his home here for several weeks, was reported j unchanged tonight although his phy-. ALLEGED BANDIT CAUGHT sicians say he is gradually growing1 SMITH CEXTER, Kans., Xov. 16. weaker and his death is looked for at: Government detectivej from Kansas any moment. j City arrested Frank Wilson, charged An erroneous report that General! witn robbing a mail car in Los An Wright had died last night was denied fles a year and one half ngo, here by the family. General Wright has today. Wilson, with his wife: and been in tseml-conscious condition for ' children- has been visiting a relative three days and all the members of the n few from here, family have been called to his bedside: Six Jurors in Box For Herrin Trials MARION, Ills.. Xov 16. (By the! Associated Press) Six jurors were, in the jury box tonight at the end , of the rourth clay of the task selecting a jury to try five men of ! ,1. in connection with the Herrin mine kill ings. Two jurors, both farmers, were accepted today and four jurors pre - viously had been agreed upon. : GIVEN 111 YEARS IN JAIL HOUSTON, Tex., Xov. 16. James uavis, -l-year-oia negro, was given a sentence of 111 years in the peniten- tiary cn 31 charges of burglary and ! felony theft, when in criminal court. tried here today Returns Verdict in Hammer Mexican Protests Result In Demand Thev Be Protected WASHINGTON'. Nov. 16. Secretary Hughes' communication to the gover- I nor of Texas demanding that adequate I protection be accorded Mexican na - j ti , , nrei-konrhi ge .Tex ..alleged by officials of the Mexican embassy j t0 bft 1,1 laner r mon violence, was i prompted by a protest received from I TlVt'r test with respect to an incident at Weslaro. Tex., where a Mexican citi xican - ezn was said to nave Deen lyncneu. .. j Action of the state department was : ' taken immediately in both caseB, sep-j I arate telegraphic communications toi tie governor oi lexas camng ior i- . a th hrirPB Qctim ri v Texas state officials rontained m the Me Protest, which alleged that u , tV7. y 7 , . i'" The Mexican protest with relation '"luuu ; with a future ana not a past evem j and tne state aepanmem. nui iUup.m w 1 asked that the governor' investigate revealed the tact that Egypt if the and report, but urged every protec- Th Mext-ithe 1 wno nilgai ue in uaum ! nnn pmliflssv has been informally ad-! vised of the attloP- RIS POLICY ON 'RIVER PROBLEM I . -i-iivi-i - Recommend Abolihsment Q State Land Board NT DECLARES w asmiauiua, rsov. 10. uuvem-i I rtlUIuMA, AUV. ID. UUVflUUI-cltrvi' George W. P. Hunt declared in an in terview granted the Arizona Republi-i can tonight that he will recommend' the abolishment of the state landj board to the next legislature. Whenj asked for his reasons for this proposed j action the governor-elect replied: j "Because it is now made up of five! different state officials and it is im possible to get any one ct them to! shoulder the necessary authority to place responsibility. I shall recom- that the governor be given the appointment of a state land comm.s- ""TV ... " V r . . . and I will see that the commissioner is responsible for all of his acts." j Questioned concerning the problem Colorado river development, Mr. Hunt j declared that his policy would be to ; "stick up for Arizona's rights." I He declared the administration would cut down state expenses by tha snnm .frifionr.v iha onma smuh. , j, v. my as that exercised by any careful Dusiness concern. : The governor-elect also declared, himself to be In favor of the "best ed- "rational systems obtainable and thej construction and maintenance of good roads. TO GIVE SHIP SUBSIDY BILL RIGHT OF UrrUSllIUlN JIN WASHINGTON'. Xov. 16 There was a suggestion from some Republican quarters today that the administra- tion in the house might be passed Salons for determination bv a party : conference. j Reports that t'.u- mei chant marine committee which framed it would 'ask for a rule giving it the right j oT way, with bu'. opportunity for : consideration of any fmendments ex- cept those presented by the commit-; tee itself provoked suir.e outspoken opposition within r .f! rany- hub. ha- not been I bridge, reached. however, EVACUATION OF BRITISH FROM EGYPT SOUGHT , 'rT re. . , , . . i Unofficial Delegation of j Egyptians at Lausanne May Prove Problem I J , j .!HOPE FOR U. S. SUPPORT I ,rj - r F-,.-, C r-; I1L.111.1 1 1 V J I I 1 JIJ 1 I . I V. -TX I IIIV , ; l. " - i tor jUU.UUU Ketugees Is Chief Aim of Bulgaria , 16. (By the As - LAUSANNE.Xov -t.. J . .1 - T- 9 i 1 . - 1 , ' me uwnanu m ine SJ P- " Pipie nicn mu oe piaceu De-; lore the Lausanne peace conference.; " ; r.w-.i unrSauou told the Asso- Egypt ,ans have their way. will form one of the disputable fa,.a iii-flilom fif IHUUlfUlii Ul conference , Hassib said he hoped Amori.o would stand by Egypt in her just cle-! mands for freedom. The Egyptian association, which claims to represent the voice of all j 1 Egypt today adopted resolutions de-j niandmg the" release of Said Saglouli Pasha, former Egyptian minister ofi justice, who was arrested last year i for nationalist activities and deport-j ed to Ceilon, and the giving of per-j 1 mission 10 mm to come 10 L,ausanne land head the ral delegation, which: i consist of Sagloul's colleagues and ; ; the nationalist committee led by Has I sid ijasna. Dr. M. A. Dardieri, president of ! io tmauuttuuii, mm me uuifK.iu.iu- ;ent V"lt ,he memb,?rs of tllP ass- (Continued on Page Two) TRREE PERSONS DIE IN BLAZF 'Four Others Injured as Big! u: c: 1 r i i- ' illUVJUSlllllC JIU1 LJipiUUCS in Building Basement CHICAGO, Nov. 16. A mother, her baby and a child from another family were burned to death, and four other nersons were iniiireil: nprh.nna fsitnllv i f o fi k,i, : ........ 1 story building after a huge "moon shine" still in the basement exploded late tonight. , "Ul," f rt-ss; eai iiKiepenuence, t.a8sifjoation board at the first corps for Esypt and tne Sudan, with the ; aroa heat, rters here on his reauest , evacuatidh of the British troop? and'th , hP b taken out of Class B into The first floor of the building was,"" "J . ndui occupied by a grocery store owned bv I half an hour 8 "ence with Presi- t v- v... .... , I jjiuu veruome, wno, witn nis wue and three children, lived in th. rear ! I ' - ' . . The second floor was tenanted bv Joseph Bottino, his wife and six chii- dren. In .the basement were two stills, one reaching the ceiling in the front end.! .. n.. ..-n s. .u- !C 1 a smaiier sun was in tne rear. Tll , , ., , 1 , Ihe front and rear of the binltlin? , i .-t- ' was blown out when the big still ex-! ploded. The floor of the grocery fell i in. Firemen said the buildings 011 1 each side prevented the building from collapsing. damaged 1 i,.ir . 1 , . 1. ! uuiiuiiig was enveiopeci m names, trapping the occupants, whose screams ' ! WAY DEVELOPS IJT. U. r. KArNlVOris an(1 Company by the concern of I which he is the head, information The rules committee early next week will be asked to give the bill privileged statutes but it ' was said there had been no agreement as to form. The tariff bill was passed by the house under an air tight rule preventing any except " commit tee amendments and the customary motion to re-comit. . j packing establishments in the United j Some Republicans from the middle j states and distributing stations in the west states are. reported to havo'more important cities in Europe and! declared opposition to that sort of! a rule for the shipping bill and it' was Dceause or these Republicans ! that the suggestion for a conference! as nroahed. i Officer Petitions! Harding on Ruling of Army Tribunal BOSTON, Nov. 16. Major Wheeler-' Nicholson, critic of the regular army, ! has lost his appeal from the classifi , cation which makes him subject to I discharge and has sent a petition to; ! President Harding, asking for reversal 1 of the action. I i The officer a year ago declared in a lotterto the prseident that the army ' had been "Prussianized" and published a pamphlet entitled "The Regular j ! Armv Reform It or Abolish It." In June he was tried by-a court mar tial at Camp Dix, X. J., for violation of the 96th article of war, was found j guilty and reduced 50 files. ; Snbsennentlv he came before the 1 which he had been transferred from class A whne on auty with the army Qf occup-at,on at Coblenz. The board's' ft; , chanKe his classification ' : now becomes public for the first time. In his petition to President Hard - Ma1oi: Wheeler-Nicholson reviews ee'T ,,nt I uenerai l-ersinng aim uiuci uuu-cia - - ; ..jlVmlio tVlnt 1,q nnf;r., urrxil.l c.nnn, nave Dene prejuuiceu agamsi uuu aiiu ! asks that he be retained m oe retained 111 tne -ervice. Innniiiin nnrnnrn rtMmb ivlLribLn DECISION HELi vt mm (2areful Study Given Prob- able Effect of Armour Morris Consolidation I ment officials reserved decision today! i with regard to the proposed consolida-l j tion of Armour and Company ar.d Mor; ris and Company, two of the "big five ' i 'hicago meat packing concerns, which as placed before them yesterday byf Ogden Armour. It was indicated ; 1 there would be no final opinion for, i some day. Meantime, the various details of the : " ' " - " 1 ! effect on the industry as a whol and ; i the producing and consuming public j ! were receiving careful study at the j department of agriculture. Chosteri Morrill, assistant to Secretary Wal-! lace, who is in charge of the adniini-! ! tration of the new packers and stock- anfer ! yards control act, neid all clay c ences with department experts 0:1 n:ar; Keting and other related lines. j Mr. Armour had expected an early i dent Hardine today but declined tO! . . . lalK aDOUl n' nor was any Rtaiement . , . - renaming it loruicuming irom tue u-i,it na c rar. .... t .i ! 1111 v iiuuii. 4 1 i r r t a irai uri, secretary Wallace nad not taken ui 'the Armour plan with Mr. Harding, j Attorney General Daugherty was iltlfinnl S O linrtmnif ... ! t. n : .. . . . ,. 'Slight indisposition, but at the depart- . . ' v uui iitrii iu ni'ai iiuriiL Willi t J ment of justice it was indic ated that the question was not receiving im- Benjamin C. Marsh of the farmers national council announced that he aS writing Secretary Wallace and Attorppy General Daugherty asking 'l full information concerning ihe Ar- mour plan, and suggested that ther . be more of "packer control throng legislation and less of packer control' of the government." i While Mr. Armour declined to dis-j from other sources was that such con- sclidation would place Armour and: Company in the front rank of the big' packing concerns. This company, with its capital of $150,000,000 and ca ital assets of $177,000,000, has various packing plants in this country as well; as in South America and Australia j Morris and Company has half a dozen: in Cuba. Its capital is $40,000,000. One immediate result of a men would be a general consolidation o'jtor only half an hour, and was fre - Jouently applauded and cheered. ffontivied on Tiice Tn'nl fx German Steamship vUaSeWcarf Undertakes OP LLDYO GEORGE BECOMES FACT Former Premier's Foil owing Reduced From 1 29 to 44 in New Parliament RFQITI T IQ ciidddicc ILjUL1 ID O U IxTKIOL ' Overwhelmincr PreDonderance r vt or conservatives m iNew House; Labor Strong LONDON. Nov. 16. (By The Asso- ciated Press.) The long drawn out fight between Premier Lloyd George and Sir George Younger has for' the j time ended with victory for the chair- man of the Unionist party. Younger and his adherents staked their poKti- cal fortunes at the famous Carlton Club meeting which smashed the coa- 1 Htion and sent Lloyd George into the i wilderness on the conviction that the ! countrv was rine for a 1 return to srpflirh' naptv ' . tho f. , ' i'i'"- LunMtnuu uj nruuuift mt? tun 1 sn vaiivKs 10 me nuuse 01 cuinmuns I with' a good working majority. ineir contidence nas Deen ampiy justified. Yesterday's elections have i returned a parliament with almost : the same overwhelming predominance"; conservatives as the last parlia-1 ent elected in 1918 on a wave of ateful enthusiasm to Lloyd George as winner or the war. ' In' the new parliament, Premier! DOWNFALL iBonar law will command a majority;01 Yavapai county, was dismissed to I over all parties combined of approx-,Iay by Justice Nat T. McKee after ; :.,.!.. cn ' two illstices of the. AHznn.i annromo ! " ; Vh.le th.s cannot be desenbed i properly as a landslide, as the. con - Iservatives at the time of dissolution ; numbered about 380, it amounts al - most to the ?:ime thine considering , iiiosi 10 int. same imng, tuusuieriiiw tne peculiar circumstance or lime anu (Continued on Page Two) T HALL LETTERS! 0 TURN OVER ,Ieged to have been incorrect were no';once in rizhts for use ol tne wa.r Po-.f T.t fi,,art f ,he material evidence in the,of n,,. str.am according to the rom- r resent lesimony or disbarment proceedings, and that Mi- m;u cinn't- jnnAiit.ff'nioi ' mill 111 triit Will Two More Witnesses in Hall-Mills Slaying Case NEW BRUNSWICK, X. J., Nov. 1C Original letters said to have been; " V. . " ..... " ! written by the Rev. Edward heeler Hall to Mrs. Eleanor Mills, who was 1 ' . - murt,ereu on fcepiemoer 14, are to ne, ,..-.....1 . .1.., i. A row bv Mi Florence Xorth attornev! riJL Z aI.J IJ " ..UuS"t "l ,!ain wnra.in it was nruiniinfpd tnniplit! . , tf 1 " James Mills, widower of the choir , t .- 1 p 1 I . I I I I , I I villi leader, today received $ f 1000 whieh Miss Xorth j have obtained through the sale of the1 1 publication rights of the letters. Detective Mason also announced that t,,e Prosecution would present to the grand jury testimony of two morei I witnesses whose stories have never I : lman tti m a .YiiKlf. TVin ; .1 n 1, rt ,,.iUi.v.. ,in oiui ui tiir.c w,tnefes. he said, were considered; . ' l"c " j uiei resuu in me returning or in-( dictments. .1 . I SiFASCISTI LEADER, ADDRESS BEFORE PARLIAMENT, GIVES WARNING TO OPPONENTS ROME, Nov. 16. (Dy the Asso- ciated Press) Benito Mussolini, in I a dramatic first appearance before j pOTTament as premier, today "an-, nounced his foreign and internal pol- ides and warned his adversaries that the fascisti government had come to stay. He affirm! its strength to ; enforce law and order against one and all, even aga:::.t an illegal coup ; by his followers and he demanded 'a majority in pprliament, his tribute f"U powers and full responsibilities, j to the king, his reference to the The fascista leader proclaimed aiarmy and in his tendeacv for peace policy of action, not words. He him-, ScTT8et an example, for ho spoke I The socialists and communists, ' to Form Cabinet HE RUN, Nov. 16. (Py the Asso jciated Press) Wilhelm Cuno, general manager of the Hamburg-American . steamship line, has accepted the task of forming a cabinet to succeed the j Wirth ministry it was announc ed un official! this afternoon. Wilhelm Cuno, who has undertaken ; the formation of a new German minis try, is one of the outstanding Indus-' trial fienres of the cniintrv u-hn has recently become increasingly promt-, nent in political affairs. He has been chiefly important in recent years as' general manager of the Hamburg-Am-, erican steamship line. During the peace negotiations at Paris IWr Cuno was among the German technical del- ! eRa,es- i j Herr Cuno became promtnentlv into poiitirai notice in 1910 wnen he wa(! .urged to accept the post of minister : of finance in the reorganization cabi- nel- Hls i"etusal to accept resulted in much criticism. Complaint . Against Attorney- 1 , nc xr.- r-,f Dismissed at Phoenix PHOENIX, Nov. 16. A complaint! ; charging perjury filed by Homep R.: Wood of Presoott in the West Phoenix: jusice court last Mom av asrainst Roh 1 ert McMurchie, county attornev - elect '.m.rt t,p,t anr0,i 0,, , t - ie's behal r. : : Tlie c omplaint filed by Wood alleges j1113.1 McMurchie had perjured himself ; 1 while testifying in his own defense , , . ... ... ; . in the Arizona supreme court regard-, ing a similar petition which had been filed against him in the superior court of Snohomish county, Washington. , Justices Edward J. Flanigan and A.I IG. McAllister of the Arizona supreme ' : court, two Of the three jllges who ywiiwii UIIIIIIWU OF PERJURY IN CASE OF WOOD 1 heard the disbarment proceedings, ap-; being desirous of taking full respon peared as witnesses for McMurchie: Klbilitv for all time for division of l today and testified that the statements made by McMurchie which were al-; Murchie had been so informed by the! supreme court before he made the:hsin 1 '1.. iiin,, ...' j statements. ! Justice McKee then dismissed the i complaint on the ground that the per-1 jury charge could not apply excejit to the material testimony in the proceed-i jln!!S 1 The complaint alleged specifically tllat MoAIurchle. while under oath in''" that the t-ommitrion would m the disbarment proceedings had said le to complete the actual language fYtnt . .. ... , """ ,uul mru umiin-ieu wnn ine ior- mer disbarment Proceedincs in Wash-i - ' ington would have made statements1 00 or the' beari"K out his contention if produced I is said to'anu swor" in tn Arizona proceedings.! The m,,,a,nt MA that the ,,lon , named were not to have testified. EX-AMBASSADOR ILL ELYRIA, Ohio, Xov. 16. William Graves Sharp, former ambassador to T.-.. : .. : ... . . , . . 1 lamr, is BfnuiiHi.Y in ai ins nome here and his five children have been Mimmonea 10 ni neusiue. me exact nature or the illness has not been made known. IN INITIAL numbering 118, who have greeted every succeeding government with violent and noisy demonstrations of opposition sat in the chamber today silent and subdued. The premier's entrance to the crowded chamber was hailed with cheers. The point of his speech meeting with special approval were his declarations that he did not need and tranquility in the counti ty. The premier then vent to the sen- ate and delivered th same speech, being greeted with no les enthu- siasm IGOMMISSIDNTO BEG IS ACTUAL WORK ON PACT Agreed Upon Main Principles of Treaty to Be Entered Into by Seven States ANNOUNCE NO DETAILS Agriculture to Be Given Pref erence in Use of Waters Under Agreement i j SAXta vk, n. m.. Nov. 16 f:v.- the Associated Press) The Colorado river commissioners tomorrow will start the actual work of writi-is a compact for the allotment of th water of the Colorado river. Th commission today agreed finally m on the main principles of a treaty which will be entered into lx-twcc-n the seven states in the river basin and the federal government. The conimissio-i. headed by llf-rl-rt Hoo ver, its chairman, Iccrai its nieei ings here hi executive pessiou TTovembr 1' The commission today did not an nounce all of the details of the com pact. Its announcement said the agree ment will provide for dividing the basin into two groups. I'taii. Colorado, Wyoming a id New Mexico will be placed in the upper division. jwmle Arizona. Nevada and Califoi- nia will be in the lower divi.-ion. These divisions will divile the waters of the river. 1 ne commission did not announce 1 where the water passing from one -i!..:..: . 1 . 1. - un lh,u" ' wou'11 ucred, nor did it announce the tech nical detuils of the compact, such as fhe agreement reached upon the actual figures covering the volume of ' f,ow of liv Mut h " th- .commissions time since it convened has hven m.vupiM in cUm of tet.hnicai (Ptaiis of thi.x ki id. . ... No aonouKcenuiit was made, eith- nin- mv i"ision for ios- sible future itiuirn; -nts for th- jrepublt.: 0 Mt-xici:. A provision. '. hov.o' c r. was nude tor ti.e suninTon- in ' nf 1 tit'tf'itt'ii r-ifiii.. ?.nn in liiftr vears to -provide for an equitable (livision of lho unaott,.(l water. the nresenr rnnimiinn uniuirentlv not the flow of the water. Acricultm-e will be civen nrefer- of thl, ..vis::12 ri-hts in the river chAn;..:i Hctvc i n .c.unced tha.t the orciiiissi!' was ni full accoril regaro'ng tlu ur-.ei.cy cf immediate erectio:: of ccr.troi wcT. to protect the Imnori; ! villev, t.-.'ilornia from floods. It was the general expectation to- inf !, rlllm.fl l... C-.tnr.lav next :it. " - though there was a inability thit session would go into next week to ,,ern,,t of ,lu" governors and governor elect seven states of the basin to ' ll, I .. W 1 in- vited today bv Chairman Hooer. The legislatures of the seven states in the basin must ratify the com pact before it becomes effective. Congress also must approve it to make it effective. Weather Report ARIZONA: Generally fair Friday and Saturday; not much change in temperature. COLORADO: Partly cloudy north west; occasional snow or raia east and south portion Friday; Saturday unsettled and colder. NEW MEXICO: Generally Tair south, unsettled north portion Friday, probably wiih snow or rain; somewhat warmer south east portion; Saturday generally fair. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Fair. LOCAL WEATHER REPORT Readings made at 7 o'clock hist niuht for the preceding 24 hours.: lowest temperature Z. lliiih.'st r.o. Precipitation ..VI inches. T.val this year IS. 10. Direction of wind. east. WY.uhvr changeable. Lowest temperature this mrmh -7. Highest 76.: Precipitation to this d;ite hist year 10.77. lib STATES .