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PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA. PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY HORNING, OCTOBER 11, 1911. FORTY-EIGHTH YEAR. IGE BO R y Jjj 5 H 0 vpQ -L 2 M ITH E C LI R ES FIJM SPECIAL ME IS REDUCED TO FORTY-FIVE II FIRST MY John J. McNamara Gives Brief Sketch Of What He Terms Uneventful Lives Of Himself and Brother By Associated Press. LOS ANGELES, Cal., Oct. 9. The trial of the McNamara brothers, under indictment for murder in connection with the blowing up of the Los An geles Times, October 1, 1910, virtual ly "began today before Judge Walter Bordwell of the Superior court. In dictments point that .Tames . B. Mc 2Camara will be tried first, though it is admitted the testimony in both ases is the same. Of 123 men named in the first venire. 122 answered the summons today and at the close the court had the venire culled out to 45. -who were instructed to return Wed nesday. There will be no session tomorrow on account of the election. The excuses offered .by the men to not serve on the jury were ac cepted in most of the cases and the men excused. The defense has spent some time conducting an "explosion school" inj -the mountains north of the city -where gas and dynamite were tested to ; see the remits. Another feature of j the defense will be a tiny business, "building, an exact reproduction of the Times building, with presses, lino-1 -types, desks, etc.. by which the de-1 fense hopes to show the effects of I various explosives. ; Tin'Af Clrpti nf -Rrnfhprfi i uub. - 1-.. " LOS ANGELES, Cal.. Oct. 9. Sit ting in a corridor just outside his cell in the county jail, John J. Mc Namara, secretary-treasurer of the In ternational Association of Bridge and Structural Ironworkers, briefly sketch ed what he termed the uneventful lives of himself and Ins brother, .Tas. B. McNamara. "I was born in Cincinnati Decem ber 23. 1S7G." he said, "and I am the oldest of six children living, although there were ten children originally. I attended the common schools in Cin cinnati until I was twelve years old and then took a three year course in a business college. "Nothing of any importance hap pened to me until the panic began in 1S92, when I turned my hand to any thing and everything to keep the pot boiling, as they say. "I did my first bridgework at Cin cinnati in 189S, joining the union the next year. Between 1S9S and 1904, I visited various sections of the middle west, following my trade and working on steel bridges, viaducts and similar structures RE1END0U VEN TOI OVAT W ON ADVOCATES KING dijn; mat ii SUCH LAW Thousands Ckeer Democratic Candidate For Governor at Largest Political Meeting Ever Held m Miami (Special to the Journal-Miiier). MIAMI, Ariz., Oct. 9. The reception accorded Thomas F. Oil IN ITS APPLICATION Considers Electors of Arizona Are As Capable of Casting Advisory Vote For President As Senator (Continued on Page 8.) SUFFRAGETTE IS Weedin. Mark Smith and .Tudce Rouse in this city this evening was by far the largest political meeting ever held in the Globe- Miami district. The Airdome, the largest auditorium but one in Arizona, was crowded to its capacity. Mountaineers came from all the camps in the vicinity, flocked to the meeting and cheered the telling points made by the speakers to the echo. Weedin was given a tremendous ovation lasting for several minutes when he rose to speak. Globe Preparing. GLOBE, Ariz., Oct. 9. Great preparations arc being made for the reception to Weedin, Smith and Rouse in this city Tuesday evening. There will be a band concert, red fire, torchlight pro- cession, etc. TAFT IS PRESENTED WITH HUGE BOUQUET HE OF NEW AVIATOR ADMITS CANNO IT COMET Pi E Bv Associated Press. SAX FRANCISCO, Cal., Oct. 9. -"The Suffragette" is the name given to the new comet which Prof. George M. Searles of Berkeley, astronomer, says will be visible October 10th. It has a tail longer than llallcy's comet, he says. He calls it the Suffragette because it will be visible first on the day the people will vote on the ques tion. By Associated Press. I SEATTLE. Wash., Oct. 9. Presi dent Taft arrived in Seattle tonight. He spent the day traveling from Bcll ingham. twenty miles south of the Canadian line, to this city. He de livered speeches at Burlington, Mount A'crnon and Everett, large crowds turning out at all places. Bclling- ham people came many miles to hear the "president. He promised them that the Panama canal would be com pleted by July 1, 1913 ,said the peo ple of Canada would be sorry they had rejected reciprocity and talked a little about conservation. Sono Takigama, a pretty little Jap anese woman, accompanied by her two daughters, presented the presi dent with a huge bouquet of flowers. One of the little girls climbed the By Associated Press. SPRINGFIELD, III., Oct. 9. Avia tor Rodgers today flew from .Toliet to Springfield by easy stages. He left .Toliet at S:2.'i o'clock, mistook a branch road for the main line of the Chicago and Alton railroad and lost his way. After landing at StTeator for more oil he arrived at Peoria at 1 o'clock in the afternoon, left at 3 o'clock and arrived here at 5:25 p. m. Though he admitted he was out of the race for the $30,000 prize he said he would continue to the Pacific coast for the honor of being the first man to cross the country. SIGNS WITH PHILADELPHIA PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 9. Charley Dooin signed today to man age the Philadelphia Nationals next vear. FIGHTING DICK IS knee of Major Butt, the president's aide, and sat there,, the entire time the president was speaking. Ihe major blushed some but made a good godfather. Taft tonight discussed various sub jects. Referring to Alaska he said that couutrv onght to at least have a semi-self governing body partly elec tive and partlv appointive. He de clared congress ought not to make laws for Alaska as that country ought to have, a local body. He hop ed there would be no policies played in tho body. He said he did not bc- licvo in the government ownership of lands in Alas"ka any more than in this country and that the lands there should be leased as he believed in this system as it has been a success in Australia and Canada. HEM OF UN b ERFE S ARRES OUTPOINTED By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Oct. 9. Pal Moore easily outpointed Fighting Dick Hy land of California, tonight in ten rounds. By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Oct. 9. Albert Leon, the alleged head of a counterfeit gang, was arrested here today. The last work of the gang was the issu ance of a note on the Crocker Na tional Bank of San Francisco. The gang is said to have, a "plant' on Nootka Island, B. C, one of the most inaccessible places in the world. There (Special to the Journal-Miner). TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 9. Hoval A. Smith, progressive republican candi date for United States senator, has declared for the people's presidential primary and pledges himself if elect ed to urge the first legislature to pass a law as soon as it convenes pro viding for the advisory vote for presi dent next spring when the delegates"of the national conventions are elected and making it compulsory on the dele gates to follow the advisory vote of their respective parties. "I believe every Arizona voter should have the right not only to vote for president next year," says Hoval Smth, "but that the people should have a hand in naming the nominees of their respective parties. I think, the LaFolIettc republicans and Taft republicans and Roosevelt republicans should have the right to east their vote for the man of their choice when thev elect delegates to the CAPTAIN DOYLE next republican national convention; also that the democrats who favor Woodrow Wilson or Champ Clark or Judson Harmon or William Jennings Bryan should have a direct voice in the naming of the next democratic presidential candidate. "If I am elected to the senate I shall regard my election as the en dorsement of the presidential primary law and shall urge upon the legisla ture to follow up with the resubmis sion of the recall of judges to a vote of the people by enacting "the presidential primary law and when I get to Washington I shall use my in fluence as a senator to make thia presidential primary law nationwide in its application. I think the people of Arizona are just as capable to cast an advisory vote for president a they are to cast an advisory voter for senator." Hova! Smith will advocate the presidential primary law in every county in the new state. IS SUGHTLY ED EEQUISITION HONORED PHOENIX. Ariz.. Oct. 9. A requi sition for Mike Burge, wanted in Visalia, Cal. for jail-breaking, was. honored by Governor Sloan today. He is in jail in Florence. By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Oct. 9. Captain L. Doyle, of the Giants, turned one of his ankles in the sixth inning in the game with Brooklyn today and re tired from the game. It was an nounced tonight, however, that he would be in good shape for the world's series. LIGHTWEIGHTS SIGN it is said, splendid cameras photo graphing supplies, etc., can be found, The sang also put out notes o'n banks in Pasadena, Cal., Williamsport, Pa., EI Centro, Cal., and Portland. Ore. The counterfeits are said to be ex cellent though slightly off color, be ing blue-green instead of the proper color and serial number slightly prominent. NEW YORK. Oct. 9. Ad Wolgast and Matt Wells tonight signed to meet here in a ten-round bout October .2Sth. Wolgast was guaranteed $22,-! 000 and Wells $10,000. TIME FOE FILING EXPIRES PHOENIX, Ariz.. Oct. 9. The time for filing petitions of candidates for office expired today. Between sixty and seventy candidates filed for state offices and it will be a day or two before the full list is announced. AMATEUR BREAKS AUTOMOBILE no UNHARVESTED CROPS SHOW IMPROVEMENT mm COPPER INCREASES IN SEPTEMBER By Associated Press. I WASHINGTON, D. C, Oct. 9.-Thej condition of most of the unharvested j crop has shown improvement since October Vst, according to a report issued by the Agricultural depart ment today. Corn ha improved one tenth of 1 per cent during the month, potatoes improved 4.1 per cent; to bacco 9.4; flax 1.70; apples 3.G, and white rice declined l.S per cent. The effect of the hot weather and drought was shown in the preliminary offi citl estimates of the yield of spring wheat, oats and barley. These com bined show a loss of 301,000.000 bush els compared to a year ago. The corn yield is estimated at 236, 000,000 bushels less than last year. Flax was the only important crop showing an increase over last year. By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Oct. 9. An increase of 7,500,000 pounds of the stocks on hand is shown by the September re port of the Copper Producers' associ ation. The production for September was ll.vSS,9G0 pounds or 10,000,000 less than that of August. The foreign demand fell off 18,000,000 and there was a small decrease in domestic de liveries. The total foreign and do mestic demand was 107,133,595 against 129,791,024 pounds in August. LOUIS BOUT STOPPED BY E PO CORNELIUS BLISS IS DEAD By Associated Press. NEW YORK, Oct. 9. Cornelius Bliss, former secretary of the interior and ex-treasurer of the republican na tional committee, died here tonight. Br Aswciated Press. PHILADELPHIA, Pa.. Oct. 9. Erwin Borgdell, local amateur, won the 202'i-mile automobile road raeo at Fairmont part today. Te averaged 01 miles an hour. His time was 3 hours, IS minutes, 413-5 sec, which ia eleven minutes better than the record, for the course. Wishart, another amateur was second, and Mulford third. ..t jf - BALDWIN GIVEN" DECISION" SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Oct. 9. Matt Baldwin was given the decision, in ten rounds over Johnny Frayne here tonight. The fight was tame. By Associated Press. ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 9. The po lice tonight refused to allow Packey McFarland and Grovcr Hayes to fight six rounds. To come within the law the club, which is incorporated, an nounced that it would have the men sign between each round and will seek an injunction if not granted per mission to pull off the fight tomor row night. Journal-Miner High class job work SHORTAGE OF CITRUS FRUITS IS REPORTED By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, I). V., Oct. 9. It is declared there is a shortage of citruc fruits in the north due, it is said, to a law in Florida prohibiting the shipment of ripe fruits. There is also higher prices prevailing. The general pure food laws which prevent transportation of artificially colored fruits is also adding to the shortage. "Fruit may be picked green and ripened by natural process, said Dr. Wiley, chief of tho bureau of chem istry, "without running counter to the pure food law. Green fruit rip ened by the sweating process, aid of chemicals or by steam heat in cars cannot be transported without viola tion of the law." Mining location notices for sals t the Journal-Miner office.