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WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER, WEDNESDAY MORNtNG, OCTOBER 10, 1917.
PAGE THREE If ENDS WITH DINNER COSTING $140 A PLATE LUCULLAN FEAST FOL LOWED RETURN TO N.Y. OF SENATOR REYNOLDS FROM STODDARD; FACES CHARGE OF PERJURY. Investigating tlic details of the sale of tlic Seaside Park to the city. Dis trict Attorney Swann and his assist ants, Messrs. Black and Kilroc, yes terday inadvertently uncovered the accounts of a dinner at Sherry's on May 24th last, given to former State Senator William H. Reynolds (now under indictment for perjury) which coit $140 a plate. The dinner was the culmination of a trip given by Reynolds and William M. Grevc, vice-president of the Ac ponsit Realty Company, to Stoddard, Arizona, in Harry Payne Whitney's private car, "Vagabondia." Tlic trip was made to enable prospective stock holders in Arizona Binghaniton Cop per Company, which Reynolds and Grcve were promoting, to inspect the mines of the company at Stoddard. C Palmer Woodbury of Woodbury & Co., stock brokers and bond dealers at 44 Pine street, told District Attor ney Swann and his assistants that those present at the dinner were Reynolds, the guest of honor; Mayor Mitchell, Frank Bailey, vice-president of the Title Guarantee & Trust Com pany and president of the Realty As sociates; William M. Grcve, vice president of the Xeponsit Realty Company; Charles O'Mallcy, city land expert, who appraised the Seaside Paik site at $5,000 an acre; John Kuhn and Henry Roth of the Realty Asso ciates; William A. Morschaucr, son- in-iaw of Peter Doelger, the brewer Edward J. M'cCrosscn, of Brooklyn, and himself. Reynolds' $600 Suit Case. A feature of the dinner was the presentation to ex-Senator Raynolds of a suit case which cost $600. The souvenirs were Tiffany studio lamps. Woodbury furnished the District Attorney with a list of the stock holders. Among them are Frank Bailey, George B. Mix of 185 Madison avenue; Marie D. Bustanoby, of 80 West Fortieth street, and John H. White of Xo. 817 West End avenue. The latter is secretary of the com pany. Mr. Woodbury told the District At torney that Mayor Mitchell was to buy 15,000 shares of this stock, but later changed his mind. The books of the concern show that 350,000 shares have been issued, the par value of which is $5 a share. "Reynolds told me," Mr. Woodbury said to the district attorney, "that the stock was to be taken up by his per sonal friends, who would subscribe more than he cared to sell, some 80,- 000 shares. He requested me to act merely as banker in the matter. was to handle the money and issue circulars, which I did." Xew York Telegraph. OPERATIONS RESUME ON THE MONTEZUMA (From Wednesday's Daily.) J. P. Waldron, of the Montezuma Mining Co., who is in the city, re ports operations as resuming, and the driving of a long tunnel has started under a contract As this develop mcr.t progresses other work is to go ahead, and plans arc closed by which there will be no further interruptions to carry out exploration decided upon. This movement for the future of the property, Mr. Waldron states, is due to stockholders being appreciative of what has been accomplished in that zone of the Bradshaws by deep dc vclopmcnt, and a single illustration that of the Wildflowcr, is sufficient to warrant a still further large outlay for the Montezuma. "All sections ol the Bradshaws arc now teeming with activity, and there is no question of the outcome," said this well known mining man yesterday. SLACKER TWINS HIT HOT TRAIL IN CRIME (From Wednesday's Daily..) In addition to bearing the odium of being classed as slackers, there are two young men of Glcndalc who arc now in the category of being horsc- thicves, owing to certain transaction: at Cottonwood, in Upper Verde val ley, a short time ago. These boys of not over 22 years of age, escaped the draft by leaving the Maricopa county town. They were trailed as far as Parker, when the search was abandoned. They took the back track to Wickcnburg and shift ed to the north, arriving at Clarkdalc, where they began to make observa-' tions for an attack along financial) lines, their m'oiijy dwindling as the i pace quickened to evade Federal of ficers. In a fiehfthey singled out the ( best work lior?r-of a sturdy and wcll- to-do fanner named J. P. Girdner, which they took to Jerome and found j a rcadv market for at $175 in cash.' The slacker twins then held a council of war and decided to break ranks. one going to the Blythe country and i the other "somewhere." Mr. Girdner went to Jerome, where he was in-' formed of what had taken place. The buyer of his horse was followed to Camp Verde, and was last seen going over the Mogollon mountains, toward Flagstaff. Officers of this county also got into action at once, and several left Prcscott for field duty, but as yet the flanking of the enemy ha not been accomplished. One of the boys has been located in the Blythe country, while the other. it is said, will stand fire before the barrage of Federal wrath and come out of his trench later to prove an alibi in the Cottonwood horse deal, and line up before the wrath of the mili tary after the smoke clears away, his parents being in the reserve column to prove that he is under the age of being subject to conscription. MINE OPERATOR IS OPTIMISTIC OVER FUTURE (From Wednesday's Daily.) After a month in making observa tions of the Silver Belt Consolidated holdings, near Humboldt, John J. Mahony, Jr., the president of the company, left for San Francisco yes terday, expressing himself as better pleased than at any time since he be came interested. His favorable impressions arc based on what has been determined, and not from what may be anticipated. lie said: "The drift from the 290-foot level has started, and for the present here will be no further sinking. The ore body exposed is gratifying in size and the silver-lead content is vcrj satisfactory. The draft will go ahead and crosscutting to determine the walls is our objective. The future of the Silver Belt is to receive other con sideration, and after development warrants the action under considera tion, publicity will be given. The outlook for realizing such a move would seem encouraging, from the snowing made. At no time have 1 been so favorably impressed with the property as at the present." Mr. Mahony is called home on con tracting business for his firm, and ex pects to return to Prcscott during the present month. OIL EXCITEMENT IN HOLBROOK COUNTRY (From Wednesday's Diily.) M. T. Halloran, an arrival from Holbrook during the week, reports lively times prevailing in making loca tions of oil lands, and to date the flat country adjacent to the town has been taken up to the extent of over 15O.W0 acres. The occasion for the stampede is due to dykes being opened, and the odor emitted of a pronounced oil con dition. Several oil men from Okla homa. California and Colorado are on the ground, the keen interest they man-festcd being followed by those residing in the country taking the tip to acquire locations. One rig is being brought in from Xew Mexico, and various transactions, from taking an optio'i to leasing, arc being closed up. The favorable point for locating is said to be near the Little Colorado TWO BIG MINES SHAPING UP TO RESUME (From Wednesday's Daily.) From a reliable source it was learn ed yesterday that orders have been issued from the Duluth office of the Big Ledge Development Company to resume operations on the Butternut and Henrietta holdings on Big Bug creek. It is stated that inside of ten days both properties will be active with a full quota of miners in action, the number to be employed exceeding that when a suspension occurred a few months ago. Coincident with this important mine movement it is also stated the Great Western smelter at Mayer is prepared to receive a larger tonnage then heretofore, several units having been added since the shut down, giving the plant a capacity ol treating over 1,000 tons per day. SMALL MINING DEAL (From Thursday's Daily.) Steve Farrar is in the city from the Placcritas, and states he has sold his two gold-silver claims to X. M. Xoon an and F. 1. Ongalls, of Stockton, Cal., the cash consideration being $750, and a certain number of shares of stock to be issued after incorpora tion of a company. The new owners will at once begin development, and have a small testing plant en route. Mr. Farrar is to leave today for Seneca, X. Y., to visit with relatives. Try a Journal-Miner want ad. FEW MISSING AS LOCAL BOARD CALLS ROLL ONLY THIRTY-ONE FAIL TO APPEAR WHEN THIRD CONTINGENT OF COUN TY OFFERING TO LIBER TY ARMY IS ASSEMBLED (From Thursday's Daily.) Out of the 169 men who had been called on to report to the local ex emption board yesterday evening, only 31 were not present at the time the roll was called, and of the 31, the board believes that quite a number will show up during the day so that they may be included in the contin gent of 40 per cent which is to en train this evening. Practically all of the alternates were present, and from their ranks, any gap winch may exist at the hour of entrainment can be tilled. It was an enthusiastic bunch of young Americans which appeared at the district court room yesterday evening at 5 o'clock. All the men seemed in high spirits, and happy at the prospect of the long trip which is before them. ''The, boys were called to order by Harry Heap, member of the board and the roll was then call ed. Mr. Hcaj) gave the lads a few in structions as to what was expected of them between that hour and the time set for departure. Many of the boys had relatives and friends in Prcscott and wished to spend their last night in the city with them, and others who had no homes in the city, were form ed in squads and taken to the hotel where accommodations had been pre pared for them. The majority of the men attended the big program given in their honor at the Elks" theatre and then went to the Odd Fellows' hall, where the re mainder of the evening was spent in dancing. They are to report to the board at 5 o'clock this evening, and will have their time to themselves nn il that hour. Practically the same arrangements as were in effect at the time of the departure - of the second- contingent will be carried out this evening as re gards the entrainment. Five Pull mans have been provided for the use of the men on the trip, and the train will be run out of Prcscott as the first section of the northbound passenger train which leaves here at 11:30 p. m. At Ash Fork the car with the King man men will be hooked on the train and a special will make the trip all the way to Fort Riley, picking up ad ditional cars at Flagstaff, Winslow and Holbrook. Owing to the fact that the greater part of the work of the exemption board is over, the hoard expects to vacate its present quarters in the Elks' lodge room, and move into one of the rooms on the second floor ot the same building, set apart for the use of the attaches of the Federal court when that tribunal is in session. The full and complete list of the men who will form the third contin gent to leave this county will appear in this paper tomorrow morning. CATTLE MARKET Special CorrespondencM- KAXSAS CITY STOCK YARDS. Oct. 1. Cattle receipts today were 38,000 head, market steady, best steers here $16.25, stockcrs and feeders strong in some cases. Hogs today 6,000, market stronger than Friday, but weak as compared with Saturday, top $19.50. Sheep and lambs today 14,000, market strong, lambs $17.50. Beef Cattle. Strictly prime steers arc quotable around $17, but the best here today sold at $16.25, and they were better than anything offered last week. Kan sas had a good run here today, also the Texas Panhandle, there was a fair run from Oklahoma, and from Colo rado, one train from Oregon, between 30 and 40 cars from Xorthwcst Xc braska. There is ample outlet for killing steers, and prices arc slightly better than the low time last Tues day, but 25 to 35 cents under ten days ago. Cows sell at $6.50 to $10, can ncrs $5.50 to $6, veals up to $13.50. . Stockers and Feeders. A good crowd of buyers was here last week, and the yards were well cleared, prices not much changed dur ing the wcckfl some sales at a reduc tion, but no bargains offered. The supply contains a big percentage of stock cattle, and there arc a large number of country buyers here today. most of them jus,L looking, but they J will take hold good tomorrow, btocfc steers sell at $6.75 to $9, feeders $9 to $11.50; fleshy feeders up to $15.25 in the last week. Hogs. Packers inaugurated their annual Fall bear campaign today, but it was not effective in any great degree, or der buyers paying $19.50 for choice medium weights, packers stopping at $19.45, bulk of sales $18.70 to $19.40. A rumor comes from buying circles that an attempt will be made to put prices down materially in October, and eventually hogs from the new crop will have to sell at 15 cents a pound, some quarters talking 12 cents at some time during the Winter, but this estimate of 12 cents is re garded as extreme, in view of supply conditions. September receipts were exceptionally light at all markets, local supply being 101,000 head, smallest September run since 1888. Sheep and Lambs. Prices have reacted 25 to 50 cents from the low time last week, killing lambs now worth up to $17.50, feed ing lambs today at $17.50, paid for Arizona ewe lambs, choice light weight Westerns worth more, pos sibly $18. Plain native lambs sell up to $17.25. Apparently the market is headed upwards.. Demand .for breed ing ewes continues greater than the supply, though a fair number arc available from day to day, young breeders worth $14 to $16.50, broken mouth feeders $10 to $12. ANOTHER LARGE MINING MOVE CLOSED UP (From Friday's Daily.) Although the holdings of the Red Mountain Consolidated Copper Mines Co. arc located in Maricopa county and near the line of Yavapai, Prcscott is the main office of this syndicate. and it was in this city where an im portant annual meeting was held on Wednesday night. Many of the prin cipal stockholders are also residents, anod as an outcome of deliberations it was decided to swing into action on quite a large operating scale on Xo vember 10th. In attendance was H. H. Gillespie, of Mesa, who for over 20 years has been identified with the property dur. ing which time he has performed a big line of development, sufficient cx nosurcs being made to. support the outlay of the capital necessary to per oral development decided upon. Mr. Gillespie is to retain an-interest under the new arrangement, and is decidedly optimistic over the outlook. The Red Mountain, he says, has been thorough ly prospected, anil carries c.xccption illy high grade values 'in copper and Sold, and with silver, as a factor. ;incc the price of this metal has ad- -anccd. Among the new officers elected is a prominently known oper ator, who will succeed Colonel Fred Bowler, of this city, as the president, while other changes in the directorate are also under consideration. Prcs cott will continue to be the main office. PROMINENT PEOPLE MAY INVEST IN YAVAPAI MINES (Fiom Thursday's Daily.) Colonel E. P. Thayer, who figured in promoting the Hassayampa Alfalfa Farms Company land undertaking. again is in the city, from Indianapolis, He is accompanied by E. E. Schluss, a capitalist of the above city, and they are looking over different mining fields of the State to make observa tions before definitely deciding to locate. Colonel Thayer is quite familiar with the mining possibilities of this county, and his favorable impression of this field will in all probability be crystallized by himself and associate closing deals. Colonel Thayer also is interested in a large water power movement on Burro creek, Eureka district, by which it is contemplated to supply mining camps .for a radius of nearly 100 miles, with electrical service. The visitors arc now in the Jerome field. They arc traveling through the State in auto. POPULAR DOCTOR IS CALLED TO THE COLORS (From Thursday's Daily.) Orders issued recently by the war department which will be of interest to many of Prcscott disclose that Dr. L. Mcrvin Maus, for many years chief of the medical corps at Fort Whipple, has been called from the retired list to enter the army again in the capac ity of medical director of the Pacific Coast division. He is now at San Francisco, as the chief of this arm of the service and his rank of colonel in the active list has been restored to him. Colonel Maus also, it is stated, will soon he promoted to a brigadier gen eral, and will then enjoy the distinc tion of then being at the head of the army in the medical department. He is a brother of General Marion P. Maus, retired, who distinguished him self in this State in early days. Both brothers were stationed at Whipple for many years. nr n OFFICERS GIVEfe RIL ft U TAST Lyle Abbott; Former Journal-Miner Gives Vivid Descrip tion Of Maneuvers (By Lyle Special Correspondence. i LEOX SPRINGS. Texas. Sept. 30. Candidates for commissions in the United States reserve corps got their first taste of trench warfare here dur ing the week just ended. Those things which the instructors have been ham mering into the "beans" of the officers-to-be were vividly demonstrated during the period the candidates spent in the real trench zone they had con structed under the direction of Lieu tenant Bazin of the French army, two weeks before. The model trenches cover a zone 800 yards deep and about 500 yards wide, and represent complete oppos ing trench systems. Even the dug outs for officers, signal corps, hospital dressing stations, machine guns, il luminating flares, barbed-wire en tanglements arc reproduced. Two thousand men marched into the trenches early Tuesday morning. The complete trench system was then organized. Officers explained to the men the procedure of "relieving" a division of defenders. The men settled down for the night, merely taking off their heavy packs and curling up in the narrow ditches, some seven feet below the ground surface. Rest was denied, however. As soon as it grew so dark that enemy patrols might op erate safely, the Huns opened with a shower of "star shells," rockets of magnesia, brighter than a photo graphic flashlight and burning for about a minute. Then came the flares. Searchlights from hills five miles away played on the zone. The star shells, drifting with the wind and suspended by their small white cloth parachutes made the shadows of the hackberry and live oak trees shift over the scene in a most weird fash ion. Here and there on the parapets could be seen the improvised wooden periscopes, moving grotesquely like the necks of the imitation camels of the circus clowns, as the observers watched for enemy patrols. The men forgot to be tired. My company had been detailed to enlarge the Tenth company's trenches during the afternoon, but when the Bodies began to shower us with light, we all roused up and took in the "show." Front line trenches were being held by the Third, Fourth and Fifth com panies. We didn't know when our turn would come, but vc were anxious for the attack, believing that in course of the night, we would get a chance to move up into the front line from our supporting trenches. Soon, pa trols from the front lines began to arrive with prisoners, captured in No Man's Land by rcconnoitcring parties. Among these were five privates from the Fifty-seventh infantry, a regiment of regulars established near the Leon Springs school. We learned that a party of the regulars had crawled up to our front line trenches in order to sec what the students were doing. The result was disastrous. In the dark, they were taken for "enemies and surrounded by two patrols of candidates, who sent them back to headquarters. The major was so peeved at being disturbed that he stood the men up along the wall of his dugout and set a guard over them. They were compelled to remain stand ing from 11:30 that night until 5:30 the next morning. At 12:30, the word was passed to stand by for relief. Wc thought our chance had come at last. But no. When two relieving companies had tiled in and had quietly taken our places, wc were marched out in single file, through half a mile of communi cating trenches, and put to bed in an ignominious manner in a set ol trenches at least a mile from the front. There wc remained until 9:30 the next morning, when wc filed back and oc cupied the front line. Meanwhile, a great clatter of battle had proceeded from the advance points. At 4:30, the enemy, consisting of about half the men in the camp, had pushed forward a grand assault wave, which swept up to the front line of trenches, and was shoved back only after all our sup ports had been called into action, and had got a flanking attack under way. Small packages of flour representing hand grenades were hurled into our trenches, and each man sprinkled with the mixture was considered a "dead er." Half a company of enemy troops. WARFARE City Editor Of The Abbott) including a captain were captured in a counter assault in which the bayonet (protected by the scabbards) was used so freely that many received bad bruises. At the outbreak of the at tack, wc were wakened by the fiendish shouting of the enemy as they poured over the top. Instantly, the volume of star shells and flare lights was in creased, until the country side for manv miles around was lighted to in credible brilliance. A mile from the scene of the fight, I could easily read fine print by the light of the star shells. Our shift in the front line trenches was from 9:30 Wednesday morning to 1 :30 that afternoon. Major Rowland, the commanding officer of the com pany, acting as battalion commander, determined on an attack of reprisal A hypothetical barrage was laid ot the enemy trenches all morning, and at 11:25 f'zero time" wc went ovci the top in two enthusiastic waves. The first wave, consisting of two platoons. was called the assaulting wave, and included hand and rifle grenadiers fusiliers, or machine gunners and voltieeurs. or riflemen, with fixed bayonets. Gaps had been cut in our wire during the preceding night, and throuch these, wc sprinted, deploying in Xo Man's Land for that steady slow walk, that has become the habitual mode of advance. It is only when the assaulting wave has ap proached within 50 yards of Fritz's trench that the charge is taken up. This steady, slow advance has some thing in it more terrifying than any charge. The determination of the -llicd troops in France to close with the enemy with the bayonet is the essence of the successful assault. The German soldier has the morale to stand up under a fierce, disorderly rush, but he can't grasp the temper of an Allied platoon that calmly marches right up to his parapet and then begins sticking bayonets m him Iflencc, the walking pace. Our assault carried tlic right flank of the enemy trenches. The major had selected a time when the enemy were about chewing their noon-day meal, and when wc got into action, about half the defenders were in no shape to hurl back our assault. Wc carried the front line, hung up over a touplc of machine gun emplacements and then were ousted from all bin half the front line ditches by a strenu ous counter-attack. The struggle lasted but half an hour, but it was the hottest, most tiring work most of our men had ever been through. Evcrv detail of trench holding and every preparation for the assault were reviewed by Lieutenant Bazm, who n a typical French officer, and who sneaks better English than 99 per cent of the men in the camp. He was an nihilated in one of the Verdun at tacks, coming out of the fortifications with 85 left out of his battalion of over 400 men. Consequently, he knows what trench warfare means. From reports wc receive from the American forces in Europe, mainly via George Patullo's articles in the Saturday Evening Post, wc learn that the trainintr being given the students here and the regulars there is identi cal. 'The day is divided into drill, learning machine guns, rifle and hand grenades, bayonet combat principles and such other special education as modern war has made necessary to the infantryman. Patullo was a stu dent in the last camp here, earned his commission, and is now in command of a company in France' His articles savor strongly of the idiom of the training camp, such as we arc learn ing here. It seems that some of his stuff is a copy of the lectures wc get from our bayonet instructors. The first week in October, be ginning tomorrow, is to be devoted in part to range practice, the first the camp has had. While all the men get this instruction the artillery student will have, in addition, the pleasure of firing problems with the three-inch rifles and the Four-Point-Scvcns. The regular batteries, stationed here keep the country shaking with their prac tice salvos. Saturday, while on a hike, the captain of one of the infantry companies was informed by an excited orderly that he was in the range'zone of the shrapnel bursts being prepared by the artillery. He turned to his m Uti ArftAL TO ACTION IS NECESSARY IF WAR WITH GERMANY IS TO BE WON; .MRS. GOLDWATER APPOINTED ON COMMITTEE. (From Saturday's Daily) "Germany todav is mobilized to the last man and woman and if America is to win this war America must mobilize not only men "at the front but those at home," thus the Ameri- :an Defense Society continues in an ippeal to all American citizens as follows: "Wc are at war with the leading military nation of the world. The Srst of our troops are now under fire 'n France. Our sailors on the high :cas are facing the attack of subma rines. We have established a line of roon shins. The national truard has "jeen called into Federal service. Wc ire building enormous army camps. Wc have registered 10,000,000 young ncn for service. "Congress has voted a war credit of Millions. There is $640,000,000 for air planes alone. The navy yards are working three shifts a day. The ship building companies arc lannching a Icet of wood and steel. The presi lent, the. cabinet, congress, the men n the navy, those in the trenches, md the great army in training camps ire all doing their part. But that is lot enough. "Since August, 1914, German mili ary forces have trebled their recmit "ng capacity. Today German domin "on extends from the Xorth sea, hrough Constantinople, to the Per ;ian gulf. German armies arc in Bel gium, France and Russia. German .viators arc repeatedly bombarding he city of London. German subma rines have sunk millions of tonnage. Immediate Action Necessary. "The first thing you can do is to onccrn yourself with the desperate ictivitics of the German Empire in his country. Some of these activities ire political; others arc attempts at lynaiiiiting our war plants, spreading German propaganda through the medium of peace talk or infecting our people through deadly germs sold, or -Jvcn away, in the guise of medicine. "If you are an American citizen, if row believe in the ideal of life, liberty ind happiness for which our forc "athers gave their lives in the Revolu ion; if you arc not at the front then t is high time that you aid in patri otic American work at home by en rolling in an organization like the mcrican Defense Socity which is nadc up of citizens who, without bought of personal gain, arc giving heir time, enthusiasm and money to he cause of American liberty." Big Patriotic Carnival. It is proposed to hold during the nonth of October a series of theatre parties, carnivals, fairs, garden par ties, etc., throughout the country, and n this behalf Mrs: M. Goldwater has jecn asked to serve with Mrs. J. W. Harriman, Mrs. X. L. Beckman. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.. Mrs. Robert Lansing, Mrs. Charles S. Whitman ind the other members of the Wom m's Xational Committee to assist the mcrican Defense Society in the im portant work yet to be done. BIG HOSPITAL AT PHOENIX GUTTED BY FLAMES (From Saturday's Daily.) The hospital operated by the Cath olic Sisters at Phoenix was partially destroyed by fire of unknown origin yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock. The hospital was completely filled with natients and that no lives were lost during the fire is considered remark able. The main part of the big structure it Polk and Fourth streets was at taked by the fire and completely uincd, the roof being totally de itroycd. The annex was saved through the efforts of the firemen. The boys from the High school, a block or two away, did some mighty good ork in carrying out the bed-fast patients, and it was largely due to their efforts that no fatalities oc curred. The hospital was one of the largest institutions of its kind in the State, and its wrecking will be deplored by all who were familiar with the good work which was carried on there. Mrs. P. J. Farley, of Prcscott, was one of the first persons to be notified of the fire. company, which was plugging along under full packs, and yelled: "Double time. March." They double-timed, all right. IN