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WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER, WEDNESDA MORNING, NOVEMBER 29, 1911
JN GAMP VERDE
Splendid Displays Made
Many Blue Ribbons
And Prizes Awarded
SHOWS A PEOPEE PROGRESSIVE
SPIRIT OP EDUCATION
(From Saturday's Daily.)
The fair held in Camp Verde hall,
Saturday, Nov. 18, closed tho Verde
"Valley Industrial contest and 'was well
attended. The lunch, candy and
fancy work booths brought in good
returns and much interest was mani
fested in the produce on display.
Best, squash, weight 72 pounds B.
Best cabbage, weight 9 pounds F.
Best five months old Bronze gob
bler, weight 21 pounds Mrs. Irene
Best pair Indian Runner ducks
Sirs. Irene Mulholland.
Best pair Buff Orphington chick
ens Mrs. Irene Mulholland.
Best pair Black Minorcas Mrs. J.
The following prizes were awarded
First prize, $5 Edith Weber.
Second prize $2.50 Kathleen Mc
Donald. Special mention May Cor.
First prize, $3 Edith Weber.
Second prize $2.30 Marie Bristow.
First prize, $3 Ralph Keid.
.Second prize $2.50 Qaer Max-
First prize, $5 Hubert Coulson.
Second prize $2.50 Chester Max
well. Entries nine.
Prize Edith Weber.
First prize, $3 Frankie Ifristow.
Second prize, $2.50 Paul Rosen
berg. Entries two.
There were twenty-eight contest
ants ranging in age from five to
f iteen years and a perseverance prize
of $1 was given to each not receiv
ing some other prize on their work
The colt show was held in the
afternoon, there being three entries
from Frank Wingfield 's ranch, two
from the Diamond S ranch, Wm. Go
dard manager, one entry from John
Marksberry's ranch and one from
Chas. Harbeson's ranch. The prize
was awarded one of the Wingfield
The mule show was postponed un
til Thanksgiving, but there is no
doubt but that some of these would
have run the famous Missouri mules
a close race.
The W. C. T. U. ladies, tho pro
moters of the affair, were well satis
fied with the results and arc looking
forward to still better work another
IS PUTTING ON MACHINERY
(From Wednesday's Dally)
Frank Fenton and Frank Bernard,
owners of the Grubstake group of
gold mines on Ryland Creek, near
Minnehaha Flat, are in the city per
fecting arrangements for beginning
extensive exploration and will oper
ate continuously till spring.
The property is one of the best
Imown in that section and carries
high grade values in free gold. It
lias been successfully worked in years
gone by primitive methods, but it
lias been decided to equip the prop
erty with modern machinery and con
tinue the old workings to depth. In
addition to machinery purchases
made, a large stock of supplies will
be shipped to last during the winter.
They are both elated over the build
ing of the territorial highway through
that section, which will reach with
in one mile of their camp, and re
luce the cost of transportation to
the minimum so far as present facili
ties are to be considered. They
speak in encouraging terms of the
future of that district, and report
many miners industriously at work
on individual properties.
WAS A SNEER Al THE ELECTRIC AVENGER
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 21. Henry
Clay Beattie, .lr., went to his death
at dawn todav the confessed murderer
of his young wife. He maintained a
remarkable attitude of indifference
which he has assumed since the day
of his arrest and his last expression
was a sneer when he beheld the elect
ric chair this morning.
After a night of comparatively
good sleep, Beattie arose early and
dressed with his usual care but ate
sparingly of breakfast.
At 7 o'clock Major James B.
Woods, superintendent of the prison,
read the death warrant and told
Beattie to prepare for the trip to the
death chamber. A few minutes after
this the march began and Beattie be
tween two deputies entered thr cham
ber. After being seated in the chair
and the straps and electropodes ad
justed, the current was turned on at
7:19 a. m. The body of the murderer
stifened and the straps were drawn
taut and the chair creaked under the
strain. Then the current was les
sened for a second and again turned
on full force. Once more the full
current of the death fluid poured
into tho body of the condemned man
and at 7:23 it was turned off.
The prison physicians with a
stethoscope pronounced him dead.
Beattie uttered no word in the death
room. A confession was written by
him it was learned later in the day,
early this morning and was made pub
lic by Rev. Dr. Denny, one of his
spiritual advisors, four hours after
his death. The document was read
from the lobby of a down town hotel
"I. Henry Clay Beattie, Jr., de
sirous of standing right before God
and man, do, on this 23rd day of
November, 1911, confess my guilt to
the crime charged against me. Much
Reyes' Revolution Not
Meeting Much Success
By Associated Press
CANANEA, Mex., Nov. 21. More than twenty arrests were made of
alleged Reyes adherents here today, among them Postmaster Padilla. He
is allowed to perform his duties under guard. The oil inspector, I. Ro
mero, Dr. Martinez and Dr. Buenrose, were also arrested. The officials
claim that they seized valuable incriminating evidence against the prison
ers. Eight men were brought here from Naco today also charged with be
ing adherents of Reyes." The authorities say they have evidence that
those under arreste exchanged letters with Reyes at San Antonio.
REBELS DEFEATED IN BATTLE
TEPIC, Mex., Nov. 24. A small body of Reyes adherents were cap
tured in the barracks here today. Fifteen defenders would not flee until
three were killed and several wounded. Later the rebels fled to the hills.
FOR WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE
(iFrom Thursday's Daily.)
The woman suffragists of Prescott
held a very enthusiastic meeting last
night at Socialist hall on Gurley
street. The meeting was called to
order by Mrs. Mary Loy, acting as
temporary chairman. Mrs. J. L.
Munds, the pioneer suffragist of
Northern Arizona, gave a brief sum
ming up of the history of woman
suffrage in the state of Arizona. She
mentioned among other interesting
facts that the bill advocating the
granting of municipal suffrage in
Arizona to women was prepared and
put through the legislature by
An organization of the suffragists
present was then effected and amid
a great show of. enthusiasm it was
decided to make the organization
permanent. The meeting was spec
ially interesting from the fact that
it was the first meeting of the cam
paign which is intended to secure the
right for women to vote in Arizona.
The next meeting will be held
Wednesday night, beginning at 7:30.
POSSE HUNTS MAN
(From Saturday's Daily)
Deputy Sheriffs Frank Burncll and
John Diall of Seligman, with a posse
of several cattlemen are in the field
hunting for a man named George
King, who is alleged to have stolen
many head of valuable horses from
ranges adjacent. Three head have
been recovered, and it is expected
that the alleged thief will be run
down in a few days. Indian trailers
are also being used in the chase, and
considerable excitement is prevailing,
in anticipation of the offender show
ing fight. His reputation is that of
a desperate" man. The posse left
Seligman yesterday morning.
that was published concerning the
details was not true, but the awful
fact without the harrowing circum
stances remains. For this action I
am truly sorry and believing that I
am at peace with my God and soon
to pass into his presence this state
ment is made."
History of the Crime.
RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 24. The
crime for which Henry Clay Beattie,
Jr., was executed today was one of
the most sensational in the criminal
history of Virginia. Interest in the
murder was country-wide owing to
its unusual features and the swift
movement of justice.
On the night of July IS, last,
Beattie drove his . automobile into
Richmond, carrying with him the
body of his wife which had a gaping
shoutgun wound in the head. He de
clared that a tall bearded man had
accosted him on the Midlothian turn
pike, five miles from Richmond and
when he had requested the man to
make room for him in the road the
stranger without warning had fired
the shot which killed Mrs. Beattie.
He added that he had grappled with
the man but was overpowered and
that the murderer had fled leaving
the gun behind. This story of tho
crime was maintained by Beattie to
For a brief time Beattie 's story
was given some degree of credence,
but within a day of two suspicion
began to point to him and he was
kept under closest surveillance.
Bloodhounds taken to the scene of
the crime, refused to leave the place,
circling around the bloodspot on the
Beattie it eventually transpired
had thrown the shotgun into the ton
neau of his automobile after the
shooting but in passing over some
railroad tracks not far from the scene
it had been jolted out and was pick
OPERATED BY HANSON
(From Thursday's Daily)
T. M. Hanson, who is operating the
Dunkirk mines, near Senator, while
in the city yesterday stated that
from a six ton shipment of concen
trates made to R. II. Hetherington in
this city, net returns of $459.70 were
received, which was gratifying con
sidering that it was the first pro
duction from the property under his
lease and under adverse conditions of
mining and milling.
He secured a lease and bond on this
well known property about one month
ago, since whiah time considerable
dead work was performed in the old
workings. He is developing along
tho lower tunnel that is in a distance
of 700 feet and which taps the vein
at a depth of 500 feet." New ore
bodies are being exposed carrying a
copper and lead sulphide, and the
showing is much better than was an
ticipated. Future work will be at
tended with heavier production, and
he contemplates increasing the force.
(From Thursday's Daily.)
J. R. Lowry who arrived yesterday
from his camp at Pine Flat near
Turkey Creek, states that churn
drilling has been inaugurated on the
mines of the New Cumberland Min
ing company by Dr. William Wool
burn, and the intention is to conduct
exploitation on a large scale. The
point selected for the initial work
was within 100 feet of the main
shaft of the McCIeod mine, which is
owned by Mr. Lowry and associates,
and which is on the side line of that
property. The beginning of drill
work by the above company is at
tracting much attention in that dis
trict among miners interested.
ed up later by a negress. This gun,
which Beattie alleged had belonged
to the mysterious highwayman, prov
ed the means of sending the young
man to the electric chair.
At the coroner's inquest the wea
pon was identified by Paul Beattie,
a second cousin of young Henry, as
the weapon he had purchased for
Henry with money furnished by the
latter. Beattie was arrested immedi
ately after the inquest. This was on
July 21, and on August 19, one month
after the day of the murder, the trial
was begun before Judge Walter A.
Watson, in the picturesque little
Chesterfield county courthouse, six
teen miles from here.
The jury was made up almost en
tirely of farmers, and on this fact
Beattie based his claim that he had
J been convicted, not for the murder
' of his wife, but because of his rela
tions with Beulah Binford, a notori
ous young woman. He insisted to the
last that a jury composed of city
men would have freed him. Beattie
was defended by H. M. Smith, Jr.,
and Hill Carter. The prosecution
was conducted by L. O. Wendenberg,
and L. M. Gregory.
The trial moved swiftly, though
many witnesses testified, and on
September S, after 5S minutes of con
sideration and prayer the jury, in
chorus instead of through its fore
man, declared Beattie to be guilty
of the murder of his wife. Motion
for a new trial was denied and No
vember 21 was set a the day for
On November 13 the Virginia
court of appeals refused to grant an
appeal on a writ of error, and two
days later Governor Mann, who ljad
been appealed to for commutation or
reprieve, issued a statement declar
ing that the interests of the people
of Virginia demanded that Beattie
should die in the electric chair.
(From Saturday's Daily.)
That Arizona prohibitionists hav
decided to place a ticket in the field
for the coming December election
was the official notification rcceiv
ed yesterday from George U. Young,
secretary of Arizona, to Clerk Peter
of the board of supervisors. Th
names below will accordingly, be
pbeed on the official ballot to be
voted, which make four parties who
have legally filed their tickets:
Representative in Congress Engene
W. Chafin, Tucson.
Governor T. W. Otis, Prescott.
Secretary of State Roy Sibley
State Treasurer R .A. Windes
State Auditor P. E. Collins, King
Attarney General Ostora Gibson
Superintendent of Public Tnstruc
tion W. Warner Watkins, Phoenix.
BETTER THAN ON THE MAP
Pretcott is being advertised in the
east is a most ingenious manner. The
unusual ad referred to is in all prob
ability a matter of fortunate chance-
In the November 15th issue of the
Washington Post there is a large
cartoon by the celebrated Berryman
father of the Teddy Bear.
The cartoon is entitled, "Writing
the Message" and shows President
Taft seated at a desk and commenc
ing a formidable letter to "Dear
Congress." Through the window be
hind him can be seen the dome of
the national capitol and playing on
the floor, wearing the most serious
expression in the world, is little Mr.
Teddy Bear, busily engaged iu send
ing postal cards to all of William
Howard's friends. Each of the cards
is addressed to a different city. Oc
cupying the center of the cartoon is
a large stack addressed to Louis
ville, Lansing, Boise City, Portland,
Los Angeles, Cincinnati and Prescott,
Prescott is the only city in Arizona
to which the president is sending a
card. If this cartoon reaches the
eyes of Harry Welch he will prob
ably immediately wire to Secretary
Hilles, "answer at once why postal
being sent by Teddy Bear to Pres
cott and not to Phoenix!"
REPUBLICAN SONG'DISTRICT COURT
(From Saturday's Dally)
At the meeting of the Yavapai Re
publican Club last night it was de
cided to give a cash prize of $5 for
tho best poem of four to six verses,
with a ringing chorus, to the tune of
"Marching Through Georgia," and
applicable to the present campaign
from a republican point of view. The
contesting verses must all be sub
mitted to Major A. J. Doran on or
before Wednesday evening, Nov. 29,
by C o'clock. The poem committee
consists of Major Doran, R. M. Lam
son and F. L. Haworth.
The club also made final arrange
ments for the republican speaking
tonight, and a rousing meeting is ex
pected, as the non-partisan campaign,
devoid of vituperation and mud
slinging, which the republican county
candidates are making is attracting
attention and will draw a large crowd
of intelligent people who like to see
a campaign conducted on the true
merits of the issues.
MEETS SAD, LONELY END
(From Wednesday's Dally)
The dead body of William Mingus
was found Monday morning in the rocks
about one mile west of Mercy hos
pital by an Indian, and it is the be
lief after an examination was made
by a coroner's jury, that he passed
away from natural causes. The de
ceased selected that isolated locality
for his camping place several mouths
ago, and it is stated that he led a
secluded life and desired to be away
from everybody. He had eccentric
habits and disliked to live in the
city, although it is said he had fi-
i iiuncial means.
I Where he was camped, there was no
I shelter, and under a crudely made
, canvas canopy he was accustomed to
1 sleeping between two large boulders.
' The appearance of the body indicated
that at least three days had elapsed
since death ensued, and that the end
was attended by a terrific struggle
is indicated by the ground that had
, been torn up evidently by his feet.
' The last time he was seen in the city
he complained of illness, and inform
ed friends that he believed he would
experience a recurrence of the grip,
with which he had been afflicted
some years ago.
His camp was well provided with
food, while his clothing was service
able. He was a miner and pros
pector, and is said to have owned
several properties in the Black Hills
district. Mingus Mountain, iu that
range bore his name, and was chris
tened by him over thirty years ago.
He was one of the first to make a
mining location there, and he lived
iu that locality, for many years and
only came here recently. He was
aged about CO years and . was an in
dustrious man and left many friends
to regret his lonely death. He had
been a resident of this county for
over thirty-five years, and no known
relatives survive him.
The Arizona Mine Supply com
pany is daily shipping to the L. J.
Smith Construction company at Cedar
Glade, many mechanical supplies for
use on the new railroad which this
firm is building to the Verde valley.
Other houses also report a marked
increase in business since this road
has been under construction.
Journal-Miner High class job work
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P. 0. Box 166
(From Wednesday's Daily.)
In the district court yesterday in
the suit of R. A. Kinsman vs. Brown
; Swofford, an order was made placing
the same on the calendar.
In the suit of Mary C. McAuley vs.
Mrs. W. A. Wilmington, defendant's
demurrer was sustained.
In the suit of Burton M. Jones vs.
the Arizona Power company, plain
tiff's demurrer to defendant's cross
complaint was sustained.
In the suit of Walter E. Miller,
trustee, vs. Arizona Gold and Copper
Consolidated M. & M. Co., judgment
for plaintiff was given and an order
made for foreclosing the mortgage.
The trustee was also allowed the sum
of $223 for expenses.
In the suit of C. P. Wingfield vs.
Sterling Mining ocmpany, an order
was made setting aside the judgment
In the suit of Cramp, Mitchell &
Shober vs. the Cardinal' Mining com
pany, judgment was ordered for plain
tiff. A decree of divorce was granted
Mrs. Lillian E. Thomas from W. T.
Thomas, the former a resident of
In the suit of Arthur L. Garford
vs. the Verde River Copper Co., an
order was made for judgment to be
recorded, and objections to portions
of the cost bill were sustained.
pFrom Thursday's Daily.)
In the district court yesterday, an
order was made that a cost bond be
filed within ten days in the suit of
T. L. Daugherty vs. the Hennosa
Lead and Zinc company. Five decrees
of divorce were given plaintiffs in
each of the following suits: T. Mor
ales vs. Casicia Morales, Jnana Ponce
vs. Francisco Ponce, Alcaria Martinez
vs. A. Martinez, Carmen Peralta vs.
Miguel Peralta, and Senobia Estrada
vs. Refugio Estrada, all being resi
dents of Jerome.
(iFrom Friday's Daily.)
In the district court yesterday in
the suit of T. U. L. Daughtrey vs.
the Hermosa Lead and Zinc company,
an order was made continuing the
same until a day following the trial
of United States court cases.
In the suit of John Halberg vs.
Emma L. Halberg, plaintiff was giv
en a decree of divorce. The same
rulings were made in the divorce
cases of Minnie Latteral vs. Claude
E. Latteral, and Minnie Oswald vs.
Clarence C. Oswald.
In the suit of Daniel L. Adams vs.
Estella Adams, the petition for di
vorce was denied plaintiff and the
complaint was ordered dismissed.
In the suit of J. S. Acker vs. T. R.
L. Doughtrey, the demurrer was sus
tained, with leave granted the plain
tiff to amend his complaint in five
days. The date of trial was set fol
lowing the United States court cases.
Court was ordered to stand at re
cess until Monday morning.
(From Friday's Daily)
During the two days' session of
the district court in this city, the
mistakes of Cupid have been appar
ent in hymeneal transactions, eight
divorces being granted. This is the
largest number of legal separations
that has over before been recorded
during any session of the district
CHARITIES AND CORRECTION
COLUMBLV, S. C, Nov. 23.-Colum-bia
today welcomed a large number
of distinguished visitors from all
parts of South Carolina, who have
gathered in the city for the third
annual state conference of Charities
and Correction. The sessions will
last two days and will be devoted to
the discussion of a wide range of