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MlNER OURNAL- PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 26, 1917. FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR REVOLUTION Wffi3jSHELL FIRE NO ni nnnnnM or i m rn i mtu u i i.ox WH i itUUIIf IIU Ul planes n n i AftiiTi-niTn MALCUN tN 5 Associated Press. DON. Sept. 24. Hostile air- attacked the southeast coast of England tonight. According to an official announcement the raiders (From Tuesday's Daily.) 1 Case from the beginning, were of the Hiigh McKinnon, charged with the 1 opinion that the State had a rather murder of John Simpson on the Slate I weak case up until the time the story Creek road last December was last ' of Mrs. Troutz was told in court, night convicted of murder in the first This is what is believed to have cinch degree, the jury having reached its cd the case against the defendant, decision on the first ballot and after J Story of the Killings, having been out but 18 minutes. The j McKinnon was charged with the ccnvic.icn carries with it a sentence j killing of John Simpson, one of the of life in the penitentiary. 'two deputy sheriffs who had arrested The conviction of the defendant j McKinon and his unknown pal on came after a trial which had lasted j charges of robbing several mining five days and in which the greater ; camps below Crown King. Simpson part of the evidence introduced wasiand his brother Nelson were riding of a purely circumstantial character. ! horses and marching their prisoners The most damaging testimony pre- I along in front of them, making thcii scnted, and the testimony which in ' way to Prcscott. On the afternoon all probability caused the jury to re- Df December 12th, the four reached turn its verdict in such a speedy man- a point on the Slate creek road, and nes, was the recital of the alleged McKinnon received permission to tie confession which Mrs. Jessie Troutz, a bundle of bedding onto the horse a Federal prisoner, swore that Mc- j ridden by John Simpson. In handing Kinnon made to her during his in- thc bundle up to the horseman, he carceration in the county jail. Mrs. sc;zcd the opportunity to snatch thc Troutz on Saturday testified that lie- , liter's rifle out of the holster and Kinnon had made a clean breast of fatally wound his captor. The other the matter to her, evidently hoping to i prisoner is said to have pulled a six thereby enlist her aid in his plan to ( siIOotcr from his shirt at thc samt escape from the jaiL i moment and fired at Nelson Simpson, McKinnon will be sentenced to the . killing him instantly. Thc men parted penitentiary on Thursday morning, ; shortly after thc murders. The strange September 27th. ,nan was never accounted for, al- The taking of testimony was ended , though officers hereabouts arc not during the afternoon, the defense in- i,csitant about claiming to know the troducing but one witness. W. S. identity of the man. lie is believed Massev. a shoe salesman in a local, i, : fi. interior of Mexico at the clothing store was put on thc stand presct t;,nc. McKinnon took to the by the counsel for the defense, in an roug, country and was making his effort to show that the shoes worn by wa. toward Crown King. He was the defendant on the date of the mur- tra;ied by Officer Fitzgerald to the der could not have made the tracks , cab;n of c p Sannier, where he was I-.. .ili!.lt Vimx mtn woe trtftA in tin ' , t-x i , r . 1 . uj - . arrestee! on ueccmucr itiu anci ujv came from different places in Kent r.nd Essex and a few followed the ! Thames and attacked London. Bombs ! were dropped at several points. Thc j 'casualties reported arc six killed and ANT I-DR AFT AGITATORS , -0 wounded. AIDED BY I. W. W. HAD! LOXDOX. Tuesday.2" Sept. 25. PLANNED NATION-WIDE ' Hostile airships early today appeared TTDDTCTMP AMI", f- A DTTTT3T? ! 0fT t,le COaSt f L!nCoInS"'e and UPRISING AND CAPTURE !.yorkshirc. ,n official announcement TERROR TO U. S. SURGE) IS OF MANY TOWNS. fays tUe raid is still j There are no details. progress FRENCH REPOLSE ; nrnMAMO ujitli tornwo mm By Associated Press. EX ID, Okla., Sjpt. 24. A revolu tion of 2,000,000 malcontents, nation wide, backed by the Industrial Work ers of thc World and 48 affiliated or ganizations including the Working Class Union was planned July 27tli last, according to thc testimony of Will Hoover, a State witness in thc trial of the anti-draft agitators. The , Industrial Workers were to launch the uprising. Hoover said Rube Mun son, thc State organizer of the Work- mg Class Union told the members, that at a prearranged time the union was to capture the small towns, take charge of the banks, burn bridges and cut wires while thc Industrial Work ers did likewise in the larger cities. President Wilson and Governor Wil liams of Oklahoma, he said Munsot. declared, would have such a large i there is only artillery army for personal protection that j German fire is heavy in they couldn't spare any man to fight Russians continue thci thc rebels. M LOSSES AMERICAN TEAMS WORK IN HOSFITALS NEAR THE FRONT AND OPERATE AS BOMBS BURST IN CLOSE PROXIMITY. By Associated Press. SOMEWHERE ALONG THE BRITISH FROXT IX FRAXCE, anxious to try honors with thc Ger mans. In fact, their only grievance is that for thc present they are not per- Stiiidav. .Sent. 2I-f)n n hUtorir bnt- mittcd, except where necessity de- 'tlefield, which merges into the fight-; mands, to expose themselves to the By Associated Press. ;ng j;nes arc cnca,nped many Amer- enemy's big guns. They want to feel BRITISH FROXT IX BELGIUM, jican troops, far removed from the thc tllri11 t"3J onc experiences when Sept. 24. American surgical teams I rest of their compatriots, who form I explosives are going up alt about and are again doing magnificent workjn I ?A.ranprBa!U ? cl.c.Mms CXpem . n liUHUi 111 X IHIUk. cabin of C F. Sannier on the morning of the fugitive's arrest by Officer Fitzgerald. V Argument Begins. . County Attorney Neil C Clark be gan the opening argument for the State late in the afternoon, his talk occupying several hours' time. He was followed by Attorney James Coleman of the defense, who spoke for about two hours. The defense was based largely upon the circum stantial character of the evidence. inn attempted to pull a gun on the officer. He had made Ms bed close up against the door leading into the. room, and was apparently under fhe impression that he was being pursued. McKinnon is a man of about ' 35 years of age, neat appearing and docs not look the part of thc cold-blooded murderer which the jury's verdict stamped him as being. He was a former resident of Bisbcc. Cruel and Inhuman Treatment. According to thc complaint filed By Associated Presi Violent attacks by the Germans on the new French positions northeast of crdun, Monday, were checked with heavv losses. On tnc Aisnc front activity. Thc Flanders. Thc - drive in thc The members were told I Rica-Dvinsk sector ' and report the that two carloads of rifles were avail- capture of a German defensive posi- ablc. Thc organizations had a right , tion in the Sizmc sector. The Aus to conscript recruits for thc revolu-1 trians failed to dislodge thc Italians northwest of Trent. Sanguinary Losses. PARIS, Sept. 24. The Germans who have made repeated attacks on the French-lines north of Verdun, have been driven back by the French j fire along a front a mile and a quartet in length. The secondary attacks i near Beaumont have been repulsed thc advanced casualty clearing sta tions, being under a -heavy shell fire. Surgeons at onc station on the Yprcs Mcnin road section, have worked steadily since Thursday. They wield the knife to save life while thc shells arc breaking about them. This is de clared to be thc greatest demonstra tion of bravery and coolness evet seen. tion thc same as thc government to draft men for thc trenches. Cattle Plague Is Traceable To Enemy CO-OPERATION URGED SAX FRANCISCO, Sept. 24. Co operation of farmers and wheat deal ers was asked by the grain corpora tion of the Federal food administra tion for thc zone comprising fornia, Nevada and Arizona. Em phasis is laid on thc advisability of The i across "No man's" land with a wicked whine, which gives notice that in a fraction of a minute deadly bits of ragged steel will be flying in all di rections. In fact, until a stringent order was issued recently the Amer ican officers had a hard time keeping For military reasons, it is impos sible to tell the world just where these men arc, who they are or what they arc doing to further thc inter ests of thc Entente Allied cause, but it mrtv be sriid on rmthoritv to friend; at home that thev are a credit to the I their men out of thc British front line Stars and Stripes, which for thc first j trenches. It is said that more than onc American soldier has crept away when off duty, and after making friends with thc "Tommies," has tak en his place beside them for a few time .in history fly over a camp of American soldiers in this part of thc war-wrecked world. nmc of tliem hrtve been workinir I continually in a zone covered by Ger- j glorious minutes, while a minor battle man guns and already two of" their i was progressing, number have been wounded, a fact I It would have been unwise, per whereof they are exceedingly proud, j haps, for the correspondent to inquire The Associated Press heard these ' too closely whether any of the Amcr- men were here and soueht them out. i lean Othcers had done their bit in Cali-lTlie visit involved a lonir motor trio, this manner. Nevertheless, the cor- but the sight of their bronzed faces ' respondent had grave suspicious that and thc sound of their cheerful deter-! some of them had been ."oyer the mined voices more than repaid for ' top" with their Allies in early days Thev are a fine, i Detore orders toruaae it. riowever, holding wheat in warehouses farmers should sell to the dealers, and , not directly to the food administra- j healthy looking lot, and nearly two ' they are good disciplinarians and no- tion, say the instructions. Time Allowed For $6000 Ring Bouts mnnti.c of inr,i work in the onen un- body is disregarding the edicts wnicn der real campaigning conditions has (have been issued by the higher corn put them in shape and they are ready mand, although the sound of the ar for anything. Itillcry brings a wistful look into their I Especially are they prepared and eyes. SACRAMENTO, Sept. 24. The ' witli sanguinary losses. state veterinarian declares that the epidemic of anthrax among the cattle of Yolo county is alarming. He says the germs were spread by enemies of the United States. Deputies have been sent to stop thc spread of the disease and save the big herds. which had 'nt"" J?" i vesterdav in the Superior court by McKinnon, and an effort fsj;Mri An;anda W. Short, her husband. "it l" " J"-"."' . Theodore, was in thc habit of sub- MVs. Troutz. Ti c State s dosing to ;nd; ;tics argument was made : by E S C art . ;n ,0,7 whi,e who was assisting Ins son, Neil n . , fanl-, . resided at Cottonwood. th the prosecution of the case . II.s taHj . admin;sterctl a scvcrc bea. ended shortly before 10 c. clock, and plaintiff, and otherwise the lengthy instructions to th s jury P she were then made by Judge ,r"1": j,c Kranteil a divorce, S40 a month ali Four forms of '".'' mony. and the custody of five of the and handed to the jury. Thcj were . . children. The conllaint for verdicts of murder in the first de- v ;n M;s manslaughter and acquittal. The , jury retired at about 10:30, and were j back in their seats IS minutes later. LAFOLLETTE IS K DISGRACE SMS S ROOSEVELT ! 0SAMT0 UiM&imOi III 111 IfltlllllllKaH i im nflor rnn 1 in mbL run ; i PENNANT i j By Associated Press I NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 24. The appeal hoard granted Pete Herman, 1 the bantamweight champion, until November 15th to report to the na-i tional army. He told thc board he j I wanted to accept a couple of $6,000 bouts to provide for his aged parents. STEEL PIE wEN souri in 1900. New Suit Against United Verde. Mrs. Hulda Karkela. widow of thc .... . r i t . Mrs. Troutz P.ecalled. i'ate Albert KarKeia. cstcrua mm , somc way wag fomld tQ QU$t LaFol Durintr the morning session, Mrs. sun againfi mc u.mcu c,uC v,. UcUc H(. caHcd hiu a tl;sracc. jic KANSAS CITY, Sept. 24. Colonel Roosevelt in speaking at a Middle Western patriotic celebration today said that he would be ashamed to sit 'm the united States senate until By Associated Press. ST. LOUIS. Sept. 24. New York today cinched thc National League pennant. Means' Hearing Is Devoid Of Sensation Troutz. whose testimony on baturday : VAe VinYth of was interrupted by an argument wnicn " " :v., " J' " . endued between opposing counsel, . cr liusDanu, who as khicu was again placed on thc stand, and attendant company s mine on .-uigusv the wor,d safe for dclnocracy few minor details of thc alleged con-j. J"' riy Associated Press. CONCORD, N. C, Sepi. 24. Thc ENLISTED TO FORM THE NEXT CAMPS ISil AND NAVY i ANNOUNCED BY OF ARGENTINA G0I1ENT IS ACTIVE By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. The third series of officers' training camps I will be opened by the war department earlv nest Jrmaij. aiiaidatcs commissions will be selected from thc enlisted men or the drafted men. No be con- By Associated Press. ' By Associated Press. WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. Steel j IiUENOS AIRES, Sept. 24. Mob prices were agreed upon today be-' ilization of the Argentine navy was tween thc government and the pro-j ordered at a rendezvous 37 kilometers duccrs, effective at once and subject , from Buenos Aires. There is also to a revision on January 1st. Thci unusual military activity, ostensibly schcdulc is as follows: Steel bars, at j due to thc general strike but a high Pittsburg or Chicago, $2.90 per hun- j official says the general staff has its dredweight, formerly $5.30. Iron ore eyes open to "other necessities." is unchanged, at $5.05; pig iron, $33 j The question of a rupture with per gross ton, formerly $58; steel Germany was widely discussed by platcs, $3,25 per hundredweight, for-1 members of congress. Thc deputies merlySll. ; say they no longer have any confi- .- i dence in Germany. It is learned the cut n . . D'll T general stair long nau mouinzauon for I LeTlCWnClJ DILL ID 'under consideratipn, war plans com- said America should declare war on State today rested its case in i the pre- jappiicat;ons of civilians will .viistna and I urkcy to make good the liminary hearing of Gaston 15. Means, s;dcrcd majority of th j words of President Wilson to make ( charged with the murder of Mrs.,wiu i)C'ocatcd ; thc South I Favorably Reported Jnd-; 1 immediately, not being content with !n nnive attitude. The men and fession of McKinnon were gone into. According to the complaint, Kar- rvinnuii wtit i.nv. ; - -( t Asked as to whv she had consented jieia u at ... . , - - to ghe this line of testimony if sheim-cker ,n one of thc slopes and was pretended to be a friend of the ac-l;"cd when a large mass of rock fell cused she replied that she had con- f'" tllC ,OP, f ' ,e t"e- T',C P,am; sented to testify only after she had tiff alleges that the company was not sentca to lebii-y , S1;ff ! sufficiently careful to see that the been pinned do r b b hcr.lt , J , thnbercd so lSS &S the rock could not have fallen on the murder. She said that she under- the workmen. The deceased left a . ci,.nff vniinir Md lnd sus- ! widow and two small children, and pdi.to?MeUnUon8d told T plaintiff sets forth that the family '. . , ., i..has been damaced to the extent of that,she had at last fc ; t ob iged to Logt tell loung wnai sue nau i.w.u. -... ,,:,if f tl S'f! " 15 olu,;; HS LEO KROUSKUP, OIL AU- ing the story Following her tcsti- tcrday made : the defendant in a .dam-1 nib mc siuij. t c-i---rr niro ;i,,t tile.l hv Fred LaTuencsse. the mony ot the morning session, oner... . ,j, ,tfnfi,nt j WING EXPERT PLEASED WITH ! Din nm II T! I .i DIE H3 I I I I ..iatme King, it gave no Hint as toi.. , f vorthcrn Winter. the motive and contincd itself to an i . . -a . i . i.-i. i ' cicnt to hold Means. Two experts testified that it was a physical impos sibility for thc woman to have held j thc gun and inflicted thc wounds which caused her death. Thc defense was granted a delay until tomorrow to prepare its case. MAKES SEC- Suffrage Committee Is Voted By House 3y Associated Press. WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. Thc house has voted for the creation of a WAN I Mwm nnrnurn m OKlUIIlU IU the camns to escnne 1 . . . . a nassivc attitude, lhc kv Associaiea rress. . r WASHlNGTON,Sep, 24. - The S ; urgent ucnciciicy uiu, mc uijui quicli cm- Young was again put on the stand. o u a nVh7 w VTo and told a few . AcpWa. and hat said affections Ztrcrcln cold cash, the sum of .u. were nid to have hid the.?10'000' guns Wltn wnicu nicy wiumura mi... victims. Following thc noon recess. Attor ney Spaulding of the defense, made a mcnts, he was married to Minnie ; Helle Schwartz in 1904. and latct HMTATlTTir inumii, ivirtrko on,v,-. ...OIIlan su(Trairc committee desnitc OND EXAMINATION, AND I vigorous opposition. This presages iitt t TTPHT? m! PniA)AMv!a ''Snt on tlle Anthony amendment at WILL URGE HIS COMPANY jthc ncxt session Thc antis win TO BEGIN DRILLING. fight the move on the ground that it j is an endorsement of White House J picketing. While the debate was on, fFrom Tuesday's Daily.) four pickets were arrested. Leo Krouskup, an oil operator of Yards At Norfolk I moved to the neighborhood of Skull ; Casper, Wyoming, left yesterday for j Qonnj-0 Pnecoc Rt'7 r ... .- i. :c.,..,t r,i-aucy, on a larm near mc nome ui v., ' " ."" ' mot.on u.al ''V.,, r, " "'the defendant. The complaint further ation ot the liig U.mo Held, witu return a Yf rd, " fpra.c Y?,"1 I states that during thc absence of La- which J.c and associates have become of the faulty ?""" " ,ch tllcF.Jtlenessc from his home, the defend- ! idrntihed. formation had been drawn up. 1 ol J hoinc of thc , ..Any competent oil authority will lowing a ....Bi ' , T, former and made citation of numerous instances Mncli niH or did not prove thc contention of Jucncssc' "u u ation ot tlic ISlg illiuo Held, Wltn , ry-i r r-i ryi -i hich he and associates have become Q DQl UnSlZu i 70(36 love to Mrs. La the result that the did or did not pro t ; ; ,,cr ,ulsband and trans. the defense the nt.o w as o,er-Jferrcd tQ Mn ColIgIiran. ruled. 3cve1.11 ihj...j ... for in the ! readilv endorse," he said, "what I sincerely believe is a desirable region ' to explore by drilling, Iiascu on thc I surface indications in evidence in Big ' Chino valley; the formation is iden- ! tical to that in mv home State where By Associated Press. WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. Thc senate today adopted the trading with the enemy bill, there being only six negative votes. Thc bill forbids Am- THIS STATE BIG MINING COMPANIES ASKED TO DESIGNATE THEIR PATRIOTIC LOANS AND GIFTS AS COMING FROM ARIZONA OFFICES propnation measure ever prcscnicu to i tj.. xr any nation, was favorably reported by OirZK6 tlllS laVy tnc senate committee, me uiu uuutu ; $779,000,000 for the army and navy,! bringing thc total to almost $3,000,-' (000,000. ' " ' By Associated Press. Another Bi& Loan Norfolk, va.. sept. 24. Five J-XIIUUIVI Ulg I thousanii nlcn employed at thc navy UnAo Tf fncslnnrf 'y struck Pcnil'nS a" agreement iviaae 1 o CjngLanaon a ncw wage scaic. Work in man- (departments was suspended. By Associated Pres3. WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. A loan of $35,000,000 has been made to En- AGREE ON NEW SECTION W;iIIT.Tn' Sent. 24 A new gland, bringing the total to $1,190,-; ;nsltrancc section of thc soldiers and 000,000. LEAD NEW YORK, Sept. 24. Lead, Sc. credit of Arizona might be made larg er than before. It is thought that further calls for these most important and necessary PHOENIX. Sent. 24. When tin call was issued bv the nresident and items is our war budget will occasion secretary of thc treasury in behalf of ' a serious drain upon the resources of il.n IJ-.l r.nct U'r I..,l m,l lm I ) mi ,1 rilc of ctunll lui;iness nrcaniz.1- Libcrty Loan, respectively, it was ' tions and public-spirited individuals I hotel damaged and coasting vessels found that the large operating mining j in moderate circumstances, and if the injured. Railway and telegraphic companies in Arizona in some cases companies rcterren 10 can scciuc communication su?in.-uu..u. sailors civil rights' bill, drafted to provide a government guarantee of one year against lapse or forfeiture of insurance policies was agreed to at a conference of the war department and insurance company officials. DESTRUCTIVE HURRICANE KINGSTON, Jamaica. Sept. 24. Nine were killed and much damage done at Port Antonio by a hurricane. The customs house was destroyed, a did not make as great contributions 1 larger amounts to the credit of Ari- EARTHQUAKE IS FELT SANTA CRUZ, Sept. 24n earth- wells are flowing. I am going homc,vidcs a custodian for cncmy flIndS( j- J T T tiu, '"V "' -""M-..j censorship on foreign language news- ror rarm Laborers ?dvisabihty of piacmg at once a nK and a ccnsors,1Ip on alt for. in action on our holdings m the ncw , mnlmni.,t;nn. field, and making determinations " , which arc far more attractive than I LARGEST YET OFFERED preparing tne instruction iui ... , . , T A 7 J jury, and thc opening arguments were LenienCU IS ASfZeCl not uckuii u..... , MtKinnon, who was arrested in December a few days after the com micinn of thc crime, maintained an air of composure all during the trial,' "WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. Thc rind it was onlv at the time that Mrs. spokesman of thc nation's organized nrevailed in our holdings when initial Troutz was giving her damaging tcs- farmers has asked President Wilson exploration was started; candidly, l WASHINGTON; Sept. 24. The timony that thc defendant seemed ' to order a more liberal application or have no doubts what will be demon- j fourth scries of short-time treasury nervous and ill at case. While he the draft law on farm labor in order , stratcd after we get to going. An- j certificates of indebtedness issued in was not placed on the stand, he stead- j that agriculture may do its part in thc other excellent feature in favor of ' anticipation of the second Liberty fastly maintained that he had no con-jivar. He urged that the government this new field is that Winter weather j Loan was offered thc public. The nection with thc killing of thc two , keep the farmers out of military scr-'will not disturb continuous opera-' issue, $400,000,000, is the largest yet Simpsons. Those who followed thc vice. tions." offered. to the credit of Arizona as their earn-zona for the forthcoming calls, such; 1 . 1 T I a "It 1. t.r....! mgs would seem to nave jusiiucti. inisirara win uc s'"") . , . ' r' lcrc at j oq otucr words, sucn companies as nave i o lar, tnc cui lumuuns iujiui.uw, - , I offices in Ncw York and other cities I favorably in nearly every case, and (this afternoon. There was no dam ' outside thc State would subscribe a recently a communication was rccciv- , age- fractional amount to thc credit ofed from Captain John U Urecnway, , jtjrtjejj TRIAL NEAR END Arizona, and in some instances a 1 general manager of the Calumet & red 0-K Iowa Sept 24. The much larger amount to thc State in I Arizona Mining Company, arr?n. ; end of ti,e tr;ai cf rcv. Kelly," charged which their head offices arc located, advising that he had arranged with . . . v51,; axc nn,rders within Thc imminence of a second call by, his othcials that tnc next ptrcnasc oi forecasted bv the State. when thc defense rested. thc president and secretary of thc ; bonds by the company will be wholly treasury for subscriptions to thc Red! credited to Arizona. Cross and Liberty Loan, respectively, If other companies of magnitude reminded Governor Campbell early in ' will respond in equally generous August to address communications to 1 terms, the work incident upon thc the general managers of thc several collection of Arizona's share in thc large mining corporations throughout J Red Cross War Fund and the Liberty Arizona in which he set forth the Loan (second call) will be greatly hope that thc subscriptions to thc minimized. COPPER NEW YORK Sept. 24. Copper nominal, 2iliC SILVER NEW YORK, Sept. 24. Silver, $1.08' S.