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Journal- Miner PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA. PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY HORNING, OCTOBER .4, 1911. FORTY-EIGHTH YEAR. ARABS AND TURKS ARE PREPARING TO FIGHT CLASH EXPECTED RETIRED MINISTER ON GRECIAN ATTEMPTS TO FRONTIER KILL WIFE Turkish Transport And Men Captured By Italians People of Provinces Excited And Demanding Sultan To Act By Associated Press. MALTA, Oet. 2. Arabs and Turks, sixty thousand strong and armed with Mauser rifles, are entrenching fifty miles behind the city of Tripoli in a strong position. The advance guard is twenty miles from the city. Consulate Attacked. LOXDOX, Eng., Oct. 2. The Con stantinople correspondent of the Chronicle cables that the Sultan passes many hours in his shrine at prayer and grants frequent inter views to the- German ambassador. He is convinced that the ambassador on behalf of the German Emperor pro posed to Turkey to cede Tripoli to Italy, and that Germany will under take to see that Turkey receives ade quate compensation. Turkey sent a friendly note to the powers yesterday and if the answer is unfavorable the Sultan will begin immediately the mobilization of a large army. A mob attacked the Italian consul ate at Salonika today and badly dam aged it. Soldiers rescued ahd guarded the inmates. All windows were brok en. AH Italians' property in Constan tinople will be- confiscated if the war continues. Clash is Expected. COXSTAXTIXOPLE, Oct. 2. Mobilization today is being hurried and troops are being sent to the Greek frontier which, from many quarters, it is said, may precipitate a Turkish-Grecian clash. The people of the provinces are greatly excited, and demand that the government act with a firm hand. All exports of coal are forbidden. Transport and Men Captured'. ROME, Italy, Oct. 2. A Turkish transport with ten officers and one hundred and eighty men were cap tured by the Italian warship Taranto today. Italian fleets are now en route to Salonika and Smynra. Eeady for Bombardment. ABOARD ITALIAN WARSHIP (Off Tripoli via Syracuse, Sicily), Oet. 2 The bombardment of Tripoli has not yet taken place. The Italian consul says it will occur three days after notification which was given last Saturday. By Associated Press. LOXG BEACH, Cal., Oet. 2. A.M. yatt, believed to be a retired Bap tist minister of Phoenix, it is alleged, attempted to kill his wife today as the result of a week's religious fast, The wife screamed and was found under a mattress. Wyatt was violent and is being held under restraint. His wife is recovering. AUTHORITIES IN IF m EX STS By Associated Press. WASHIXGTOX, D. C, Oct. 2. - The state department will not issue neutrality, proclamation until it hears of the action of the European nations. The United States has no interests there "and besides .the non resistance of Turkey creates a doubt f a real state of war exists. HEAVIEST IN IN WORLD IS DEAD STEPHENSON IS FEDERA LIBERAL TO MANAGER Spends Hundred Eight Thousand for Seat In Senate Stamp Bill More Than Some Arizona Aspirants Are Worth By Associated Press. WILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 2. On the stand today testifying before the senate committee on the charge of being corruptly elected to the United States senate, Senator Isaac Stephenson said he thought he spent $107,793 to be elected and did not know how it was spent as he left such matters to his campaign man ager. One item, he said, was $11,000 for postage. 'I have more than 3000 men in my employ and did not lay awake nights to find out how they spent the money," he said. "I told them to carry on a vigorous campaign but to not violate the law." He said he never paid -any demo crat money to absent himself from the legislature on the day he was elected. Oil ISSUES INJUNCTION AGAINST ILLINOIS CENTRAL STRIKERS RETURNS INDICATE OFFICIALS OF HARROVIAN SYSTEM 1 EASLY ELECTED By Associated Press. CITY OF MEXICO, Oct. 2. The returns in at this time indicate that the election of Maderq as president is practically unanimons. The result on vice-president is still in doubt. The probability is that no candidate will show a clear majority which will throw the election into congress. IB PREPARING FOR LONG SIEGE Roth Sides fnnfiftenr and TTmnn Mn Say Railroads Will be Unable To Secure Men to. Fill Places COPPER EXPORTS NEW YORK, Oct. 2. The exports of copper for the month of September were 25,743 tons. PAY HEAVY XEW YORK, Oct. 2. Xathan Al len and John R. Collins, both wealthy indicted for smuggling jewels into the country worth $150,000 pleaded guilty today. Allen was fined $12,000 and Collins $4,000. Ll S FEARED Srrrn a m By Associated Press. JERSEY CITY, X. Y., Oct. 2. The burden of lugging around 050 pounds of his own flesh and blood was too much for George S. Schrober, ged fifty years, who died today. So far as known he was the heaviest man in the world. SILVER BELT LODE ACTTVT (From Sunday's Daily.) Benjamin Rybon, mining man of McCabe, arrived in the city yester day and reports considerable develop ment under way at several mines adjacent to that town, and speaks es pecially of the good results being ac complished on the .Silver Belt lode, where high grade silver ores are be ing extracted. RODGERS BREAKS MACHINE By Associated Press. HUXTIXGTOX, Ind., Oct. 2.-Avi-ator Rodgers just rose to start for Chicago today when he fell to the ground. He was not badly hurt. His machine was smashed and it will be several days before he can make an other start. ' THE WEATHER. Weather forecast for Arizona Fair. HITCHCOCK STARTS AN AEROPLANE MAIL By Associated Press. WASHIXGTOX, D. C, Oct. 2. Postmaster General Hitchcock today named Earl Ovington special aero plane messenger to carry mail from Xew York to Los Angeles over a specially selected route. The special route is numbered by the department G07O01 and is the longest ever estab lished. A special pouch will be made as the ordinary one is too cumber some. The pouch will contain let ters to Chicago and Los Angeles. The aeroplane will carry the sign "United States Mail."" Ovington says he will start in a day or two. N ATTELL IS TOE DECISION Bv Associated Press. XEW ORLEAXS, La., Oct. 2. Monte Attell was given the decision over Bob Daly of Xew York in a ten rounds bout tonight. By Associated Press. AUSTIX", Pa., Oet. 2. Twcnty-four arc known to be dead and eighty- six believed to be missing, buried in the debris according to the official census tonight of Austin's loss of life by flood Saturday. Allowing for visitors to the town and errors in compilation the total of the dead will probably reach one hundred and fifty. All but one of the recovered bodies were identified. The problem now is to save the bodies yet in the ruins before it will become necessary to burn the debris to save the town from an epidemic. hours, the officials say. otherwise the torch will transform the wreckage "nto a funeral pyre. Austin to a man stands aga;nst such a move and should the health authorities en deavor to enforce the orders it is hard to tell what will happen. Troops however control the town with suf ficient force to preserve order and food and clothing have reached the town in plenty. Today several life insurance companies' representatives nailed shingles to a tree with the in scription "Inquire within," showing that they will really pay the policies. At Costello the 'situation parallels that of here. The death list there is now placed at but two. The town By Associated Press. JACKSOX, Mich., Oct. 2. Judge Xiles of the federal court issued an injunction applying to the whole state of Michigan restraining the Illinois Central strikers from inter fering in any way with the opera tion of trains or intimidating or threatening the men working. The final hearing of the injunction was set for Xovember 6th. Statements at Variance. CHICAGO, HI., Oct. 2. Statements tonight of the railroad and union of ficials as to the number of men out on the Harriman system are at great variance. Kruttschnitt 'is positive that only 4000 are out and Franklyn, equally positive -that 20,000 are idle. But one report of violence on the whole system was received today. The police were called to quell a riot at Burnside, a suburb of Chicago. Tonight it is quiet there. Two hun dred strike-breakers were taken to the Burnside shops today and the officials said that they have more than enough applications on the en tire system to fill all the places. Both Sides Confident SAX FRAXCISCO, Cal., Oct. 2. With both sides expressing confidence in the ultimate outeome, .the strike situation here and in Oakland is un changed. Union leaders say they are satisfied with the present situation and confident that the railroads will not be able to secure competent men to fill the strikers' places. Railroad men will not issue any statements concerning themselves. The state ment of the former claims that 40 per cent of the men are out and that the work is moving as usual. AsEs Men to Return. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 2. General Manager Bancroft tonight sent a notice to the Oregon Short line shops stating all strikers apply ing for work before Wednesday would be employed and that those who don't need not apply at all, as they never will be employed. Preparing for Siege. DEXVER, Colo., Oct. 2. Three carloads of provisions were taken to the railroad shops here today and preparations are being made for a. long siege: Purchasing Provisions. KAXSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 2. Re ports are conflicting as to the num ber ofjnen who are out in the Arm strong shops and provisions are be ing taken to the shops In prepara tion, it is said, for the employment of vnew men. This must be done within thirty-six I however is a total wreck. Eight men and a little girl were arrested tonight for looting, ADMIRAL SCHLEY IS BY DEA BRYAN TOASTS GONDITiON OF HEALTH OF TREASURY IS TAFT HEALTHY AM By Associated Press. XEW YORK, Oct. 2. Admiral Winfield Scott Schley, the popular hero of the battle of Santiago, Cuba, dropped dead on the street just as he left the Xew York Yacht club today. He will be given a full naval funeral. He lived with his wife in Washington, D. C. Admiral Schley will bo buried in Arlington Xational cemetery facing the Lee monument in a lot not far from that reserved for Admiral Dew ev which faces the Potomac river. Stirring Incidents Recalled. Winfield Scott Schley was gradu ated from the United States Xaval academy in 1S00, was in many en gagements in the civil war, was in structor at the academy in 1S0G-C9 and after serving on the Asiatic sta tion, returned to the academy. He was connected with the Brazil sta tion in 1876-79, and 1SS4 was in command of the expedition which brought Lieutenant Greely and six others from Grinnel land. He was promoted to commander in 1S74, be come chief of the navy department and recruiting bureau iu 18S5, and captain in 1S8S. With J. R. Soley he published the "Rescue of Greely" in 1SS6. In 1S9S he was promoted commodore and put in command of the flying squadron on duty in Cub an waters; blockaded Cervcra's fleet in Santiago harbor and his squadron united with that of Admiral Samp son. He was in immediate command at the destruction of that fleet July 3. Ho was promoted rear admiral in August, 1S9S and was retired October 9, 1901. A controversy having arisen between his friends and those of Ad miral Sampson as to whom the credit of the victory belonged, and his bravery having been impugned, he requested an inquiry into his con duct. The majority report found him guilty of vacillation, lack of enter prise and disobedience, but Admiral Dewey, one of the court, upheld him. In Janaury, 1902, he appealed from the verdict to President Roosevelt, but the latter confirmed the approval of the secretary of the navy and cen sured Admiral Schley. By Associated Press. HASTIXGS, Xeb., Oct. 2 President Taft sped across Xebraska today and tonight is On his way to Denver. He spent part of the day in Omaha and two hours in Lincoln where he was received by William Jennings Bryan at a banquet. Bryan proposed the health of the president, "With the beverage upon which the Almighty has set his seal of approval." The president got a hearty reception throughout the state. CONGRESS MEMORIALIZED SAX FRAXCISCO, Cal., Oct. 2. The chamber of commerce adopted a resolution today memorializing con gress for the free passage through the Panama canal of all American ships in the interest of building up a home merchant marine. By Associated Press. WASHIXGTOX, D. C, Sept. 2. Uncle Sam's finances gained in Sep tember and the deficit decreased five and a half million dollars. The Sep tember receipts were fifty-six mil lions and the disbursements fifty-one millions. Eleven national banks were organized during the month bringing the total of the national bank circul ation up to seven hundred and thirty seven and a half millions. NOMINATION CONCEDED SAXTA FE, X. M., Oct. 2. To night the democratic nomination for governor of Xew Mexico Is generally conceded to W. F. McDonald of Car-rioza. dlLyKE XEW YORK, Oet. .2. Silver 52 Vi Mexicans unchanged.'' PENNANT IS NEARLY CINCHED BY GIANTS JONES DECLARES; CANDIDACY By Associated Press. PHOEXIX, Ariz., Oct. 2. F. A. Jones of Phoenix, has , announced his candidacy for corporation commissioner. The Xew York Giants need only two more games to cinch the pen nant. The loss of today's game places Pittsburg's hold for third place in i nortlnna Tincitirtns Totr- r r tivtc I leads the Cubs by 53 points. The standing of the teams follows: Won Lost Pet. Xew York 96 50 650 Chieago 67. Pittsburg 64 Philadelphia . .' 79 .60 67. 66 592 556 545 SEAD. XEW YORK, Oct. 2.-Lead $4.40 to $4.50.