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WEEKLY JOURNTAL'-MINEE, WEDNESDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 10, 1917.
PAGE FOUR THIRD CONTINGENT OF COUNTY'S SOLDIER LADS OFF FOR FORT RILEY S KNAPPER ACQUITTED Rousing Farewell Is Proffered By Huge Crowd As Boys Begin Long Journey To The Training Camp. (From Thursday's Daily) A crowd which completely filled the Elks' theatre turned out last night tQ participate in the bis farewell pro gram which had been arranged in honor of the boys who arc off this evening for Fort Riley, and every one of the numbers on the carefully pre pared program, from the vocal selec tions which were rendered by two trained vocalists, to the good naturcd "kidding" which was engaged in be tween Brother Joe Ilcdgpcth and Lc Roy Anderson, was greeted by loud applause. Xcill E. Iiailcy was chosen to open the program of speaking, and in a short talk to the assembled soldier lads and their friends, lie expressed on behalf of the citizens of the com numity the thanks whic.li was right fully due the boys who have laid aside all of their business affairs and arc making ready to enter training. Mr. Bailey is a veteran of the Spanish; American war, and that his heart was thoroughly in sympathy with the de parting lads was evidenced from the tenor of his straightforward talk. In introducing the next speaker, W. A. Drake, of the Santa Fc, the chairman of the evening. Rev. Hcdg peth, took occasion to say that some of the fellows who arc bound for the European battlefields might regret the fact that they couldn't take the "Santa Fc all the way," but that after they had spent about 24 hours aboard one of the ocean-going transports, the rocky motion would be a reminder in a high degree of the travel over the above-named railroad, and that the travelers might not, after all, miss the supposed "comforts of travel over that popular line. In part Mr. Drake said: "You soldiers arc now a part of this monster machine of efficiency; an efficiency greater than your enemy can claim for itself, and it differs from theirs in that it has a heart and soul as its guiding star. Do not forget that if any part of this great machine fails, the whole structure of freedom falls; that it is all woven together in one great unit now at war. Do not forget that you arc one of its integral parts; that failure of the main drive wheel may bring disaster; that if the valve rod breaks, the whole machine stops. Do your part and do it well. "Go into this without the spirit of vengeance, but do not forget that you arc fighting a nation the rulers of which have thrown the laws of wai and humanity to the winds; that some of those men arc following ways more atrocious than those of the Apaches, of whom you have more or less in formation; ways that the pirates o! the southern seas would scorn. That group of men is now looking upon this nation with scorn and contempt. Go at this with a thought that such a nation must be made to respect the laws of humanity, and our country ai well. "Wc hope that the great God which the kaiser claims for his very own will be with you and that you will all re turn, with all the glory and acclaim that belongs to you; that our country may be proud of you, and the world be glad that it found a friend in our government and put dependence in you. Do your part." At the close of the talk by Mr. Drake, Miss Lucille Favour pleased the audience with a reading: "The Americanizing of Andre," the recita tion being thoroughly enjoyed by all those present. A charming bit of melody was in jected into the program when a young soldier lad by the name of Childs, sang the famous old Irish melody: "Mother Machrcc," this exhibition of talent being doubly appreciated be cause it came from the ranks of the guests of honor. Chairman Hcdgpeth waxed poetical when he introduced the next speaker of the evening, LcRoy Anderson, and as the fluent orator was presented to the audience, he was heralded by Rev. Hcdgpeth in the following unusual manner: "An attorney by the name of LcKoy, Some think talking his chief employ. But he's hot for a light. And you'll learn tonight. That nothing would afford him more joy Than to drink the blood of the kaiser, Just like "tuas Budwciser." Frcscott probably boasts no better orator than Mr. Anderson, and at this time, all of the eloquence at the com mand of the speaker was brought into play, with the result that the audience was privileged to listen to an address which held the undivided attention of the great throng and which made a forceful impression on all who heard it. Mr. Anderson opened his talk with a mention of the recent visit of Gen eral Pershing and his staff to the grave of Lafayette. The great Amer ican soldier reverently placed a wreath on the grave of the 'gallant Frenchman and his laconic comment was: "We're here, Lafayette." You boys who arc in the audience tonight and who arc to leave tomor-l row for the training camp realize as well as anyone that the present time marks a turning point not only in your own lives but in the life of the nation and of the world as well. You arc leaving your relatives and friends and your business affairs and arc en tering into a new order of things. You all have new responsibilities to live up to, and you don't know how close the war is going to come to you per sonally. This is the turning point not only for you but for all the re mainder of the inhabitants of the cn tire world. The old system of Prus sianism which long has flourished un. checked is to be uprooted and a new order of government must prevail in the land where this pernicious system has had its birth. As President Wil son so aptly phrased it in his reply to the peace overtures of the pope, the American nation is not going to be content until the principles which have prompted the German people to take arms have been thoroughly re pudiated both by the soldiers them selves and by the reigning house of the nation as well. You young men who have been honored by Uncle Sam should pride yourselves in the fact that you are being given an op portunity to aid in ridding the world of the system which would have even tually reached to the very door ol America itself were it not checked, a system which had caused atrocities to be committed on the sea which the South sea pirates would have shud dered to contemplate, and committed savagery on land which surpasses even the crimes committed by the flint-hearted Apaches in our own State in the century just past. Your forefathers came to the wilderness and fashioned it into the State in which wc now reside in peace, free from the menaces which were en countered by the old-timers, and wc arc of the belief that all of the lads who go from Yavapai county tomor row night will prove themselves to be of the same mettle as the pioneers who made Arizona safe for the gen eration -that was to come. So you fellows will have on your shoulders the larger task of making the entire world safe, just as Arizona has been." D. W. Russell favored the audience with a solo: "Send Me Away With a Smile,", after which the chairman of the evening made a short speech in which he repeated the advice he had given to the last contingent of lads who had gathered in the same theatre several weeks ago. lite told the boys to make every effort to side-step the evils which beset the pathway of the soldier, and to return to Prcscott at the close of hostilities, clean in mind and body in order that they might be worthy of the esteem and gratitude which would be heaped upon them by the appreciative residents of the coun ty who had been compelled to stay at home and watch the youngsters fight the battles in behalf of civilization. "Some day the time may come," said the speaker, "when you fellows get over in the trenches in France and you arc down in your luck and yon can't think of a single cheerful thought to buoy you up during the hours that arc dark, and here is a little tip for you. When all the world seems dark, just think how funny that preacher looked who talked to the bunch the night before they left Prcscott, and then you can't help smiling." (From Friday's Daily) For the third time within the past few weeks, Prcscott turned out last night to bid farewell to auotlicr con tingent of the county's sous which MOTHERS' HEARTS ARE HEAVY AS THEIR BOYS LEAVE FOR CAMP Sorrow so deep and so poignant that it cannot be concealed Is depicted In boy march away to war. The heart of his sister nlso is heavy as she watches regiment as It starts to the cump where it will be trained for service in France. but they nre bearing up brnvely and holding In their emotion ns best they can fight for their couutry will not see had been called to Camp Funston to enter training for its participation in the world war. A great throng jammed the railroad yards at the foot of Xorth Marina street where the Pullmans were ' standing on the siding, and amid an ; atmosphere heavy with dust, torch snmlm nn.1 the fumes from the red i and green lights which were burned in profusion, the 169 men who formed i the second 40 per cent of the county's j quota, had their last glimpse of the j old town and of the cheering friends who had come to speed the happy! bunch on the first lap of the journey which in all probability will end on, the far-away coast of war-torn France. It was a whooping, singing and en-, thusiastic lot of youngsters which rc-1 ported at the rooms of the local ex-jVingcrt, Frank; Schucrmau. Fritz T.; cmption board at 10 o'clock last night, j Mitchell, Ernest I..: Fernandez, Fran Xowhcrc was there a sign of the dc-jcij,Co: Hubliard, Elmer E.: Alfonso, sire of wishing to evade the trip, and j. Miguel: Qilintcro, Marccs: Taylor, as the roll was called by Harry Heap, h.croy P.: Wilson, Milton E.; Mulli thc boys proudly took their places in j ca( chas. W.; Hood, Frank F.; Ilbff thc lines which were forming, a'nid j man Win. J.: Dixon, Xola O.: Maid thc good-natured chafing of their fcl-,en, Jesse; Kromtich, Luka;. Busscll, low rookies. The board had designated C. S Gillilan to act as captain of the con-;irank .1.; yaiiisicssa, rcueic. iur tingent during the trip, William iJards. Bcn.;GaroiUtc, Earl S.: Garcia, Johnson as clerk, and A. L. Ferris, R. A. Zimmerman, M. S. Gcrcnd, Harry W Gamcl and Oscar Englandcr as .! lieutenants, and as the various squads: were formed, the lieutenants took their places at the head of the column of men and the detachment was marched to the tracks where the Pullmans stood ready, and each lad directed to his section of the sleeper. Within a very few moments every man had been placed aboard the train, the lists checked up for the last time, another example of the 100 per cent efficiency methods of the local board had been recorded. Xcarly every man who was in the j train had one or more friends on the grounds to wish him a last farewell, and indeed, few were the fellows who dill not have the warm kiss of a sweetheart imprinted on his lips, and a little message of feminine tender ness whispered into his ear a mes sage which in all probability was suf ficient to send the rookie away with a smile, and something to think of for a long time. 'As the flashing headlight of the northbound passenger train appeared around the curve at the west edge ol the city, the engine which was stand ing ready with steam up, whistled its croupy farewell, and the special Pull man train was pulled out into the night, bearing the lads away from the gaze of their friends, and starting them on a long journey, the ultimate destination of which wc of this mun dane sphere can prophesy not. Failed to Appear. The men who had been called to report last night and who did not ap pear at the time of the call of the final roll, were the following: Robert Lcvcquc, Giaiicomo Capclli, Waso Marcich, Clarence McGtiiggian, Theo dore Rcl, Charles D. Henry, John G. Xaidlc, Mark Krznarich, E. J. Rodcla, J Alfredo Burrhani, Roy C. McCollcm, Jomis Sedillo, Alfonso Biuuchi, Mike Vujovich, Joe Surkolf, Clayton Plum-H mcr, Robert Brown, D. A. Carlson, F "- their son"" John Ashclman, Albert Salazar, James Harrington and Frank Black. From Other Counties. Through the transfer system which has been operative, a number of men i ... , - accompanied tlic avapai laus, ucing allowed to go with the local bunch by the boards of their respective counties, Some of the men who went on trans- fers were: Ashley Wilson, Greenlee county; Enoch Scllburg, Yuma coun- ty; Fred Xcttle, Olympia, Wash.; Harvey M. Sibley, Pima county, The Honor Roll, The full list of names of the boys v.li0 departed last night is as follows: Brown, Max L.; Hassett, D. B.: Bojourcz, Jesus: Contrcras, Lucas:! Schucrnian, Fred H.; Lav.son, Chas. j.; Melton, Ovid I-: Philips, Cecil, Barnet: Rvall. Chas. II.: Xihcll, Isaac L-; GcVcnd, Matthias S.; Smith, I . .. ... . ? t,:i. Donaciano: Page, James L.: Uick, Hycl V.: .Maglicic, .uarKo; uismii, it.. Benjamin, Chas. F.; Lynch, Martin; ... . ii it . II t bly, Wm. A.: bins, i.cnj. n.; .uanur, Robt. S.; Crews, Chester W.; Moreno, Francis O.: Christiansen, John; Crowley, Michael W.: Mucha, Frank: Rhoadcs, Lcland K.; Liscano, Estc- van; Seals, Irving X.: Cleveland, Ray mond M.: Xilsson, George W.; Green wood, Henry L.; McGrcw, Henry F.; O'Brien, Joseph A.: Garbarino, Gail X.; McKcc, James II.; Sandaval, Lti kciano: Miller, Walter 1!.: Wasson, II. J.; Woods, Edgar; Dorscy, Roy I Thompson, Daniel F.: Lind, Otto II.; Gillilan, Chas. S.; Engcldcr, Oscar G.: Curtis, Frank J.: Sojat, Phillip: Bun yard, Lornic E.: Jctt, Onas H.: l.c roy, Fred D.: Enemas, Andrew M.: Mahan, George: Leon, Thomas 15.: Payne, Howell S.: Major, Benjamin F.. Jr.: Snipes. Chas. I: Elcrick. Wm. G.: Moycr, John L.: Drcycr, Frank; Robinson, Chas. C; Monrcal. John: Crandall, Xicolas C: Owens. Sidney; Ifuddleston, Chas. S.: Jones, Arthur X.; Lauzon, Phil: Hare, Ev erett; Crosc, John II.: Mazur, W. A.: Moffett, Clarence J.: Roberts, Frank D.; Griffin, Clyde I.: Jamison, Guy; Howard. Wm. W.: Weeding, Wm. L.: Payne, ''"rank: Cuminiiighain, Pete W.: Walter, Harvey: Henderson, Harry W.: Ziinmcr, R. A.: Wood, Herbert S.: Wingcrt, Clark W.: Mof fett. Leon; patocki, Albert J.: White, Walter: Cook, Jesse M.: I'pton. W.: Filles. James: Gilbert, Wm. A.: Fliun, Ray E.; White. Weaver W.: Cashcll. Gerard I.; Cross. Clifford II.; Quin tauilla, Max: l acklcr, Wm. II.: Brady. Byron F.: Ferris, Albert L.: Shipp, Calvin A.: Torres, Mike: Ru'zic, Joseph: Payne, Stanley T.: Vack, Wm. II.: Lawhead. Frank; Benedict, Xcwton, Jr.; Cox, Jesse R.: Rothwcll. Chas. I: Connors, Michael J.: Mayo, W. K.: Mosicr, Llovd: Xausiu. Chas.; ,r . ' " , , ... . C ay, Herbert E.: Rcniholm, Win.: .,, t Abbott, Jack W.. LanU. James L.: .. i. i- n if i. r ., i . Garrett, Rov E.: Colfclt, Vasco L.: Ealsch, Guy 1; Landin, Cresiuio; this mother's face as slie watches her her brother go by In the ranks of his The mothers of the country are sad, so that their sons who are going to Mitchell, Robert B.; Donahue, John; Gamel, Barry V.; Johnson, Wm. L.; Piper, Marvin M.; Downey, James E.; Frazer, Ray; Schccrcr, George W.; Mcrritt, Chas. S.; Dclavignc, Joseph; Xusbaumcr, Chas. W.: Hutchcson, Vernon C; Peck, Xick P.; Webb, Hubbard II.: Marshall, Ralph A.; Shank, Samuel D.: Jankovich, John; Selbcrg, Elfrcd F.; Miller, Frank P..; Selbcrg, Elfrcd F.; Swiggins, Clarence; Sladish. Joseph J.; Buckley, Jas. H.; Rich, Rector J.; Bennett, Chas.; Shcppard, S. J.; Fun- tenney, Chas.; Hile, Don I; Price, Floyd B.; Bozarth, Waldo E.; Blen zino, Toni; Wofford, Orvillc K. CONSERVATIVE WAVE DRIFTS TO CLOTHING (From Friday's Daily.) Prcscott dealers in clothing and other articles of wear have received from the Council of Xational Defense at Washington an urgent appeal to re trench in making future purchases on the following lines: To avoid for the coming Spring season in buying, wherein is contem plated a multiplicity of styles, and to eliminate in making purchases of needless ornaments, such as belts on coats. That they should buy cloth in which reworked wool or cotton is in part a substitute for new wool. That there arc many more styles of cloth md garments than serve any essen tial purpose for cither the manufac turer, the merchant or the customer. The former practice occasions a waste of time, with an increased expense attached when is urgently needed the clothing for the new national army and for other essential purposes. The waste from excess styles is heavy, and besides there is a serious short age of wool. The government is now equipping its fighting men with gar ments containing substantial quanti ties of wool substitutes. INSPECTION TRIP (From Friday's Daily.) Harry Howard, president of the Silver Lane Mining Company, was an arrival Wednesday night from Doug las and has gone to the property near Crown King on an inspection trip. He comes in view of the recent rich strike, his superintendent, Mark Brad ,haw, informing him that develop ment has exposed a continupus shoot of as high a grade as originally deter mired. This property is situated on the old trail from Crown King to Tiptop, and the values are mainly silver. Several new camps arc report ed to be springing up in that silver region, since this strike was made. PATRIOTIC SOCIALIST LOXDOX, Oct. 3. H. M. Hyud man, head of the Socialist Labor party in England, who has just ad dressed a stirring appeal to the So cialists of Russia, is a Cambridge graduate, anil was a classmate and close friend of the late King Edward. In personal appearance he bears a striking resemblance to the American poet Longfellow. Mr. llyndinan has traveled widely, especially in Ai . ' - ica and Germany. Hjs pet avers . , are golf and win-key. Aincr sions 1 Journal-Miner for fine job work, IN HALF HOW BY JURY Youth Accused Of Murdering His Step Father, AI Kellogg At Mayer, Freed On The Third Ballot. (Fiom Friday's Daily.) David Knappcr, the young man who for the past four days has been on trial for the murder of his stepfather, AI. B. Kellogg, was found not guilty at 6 o'clock yesterday evening, the jury having been out for about half an hour and taking- ttirce ballots. The first ballot resulted in a vote of 8 to 4 for acquittal, the second ballot stand ing 10 to 2 in the defendant's behalf, and the third being unanimous in his favor. To those who had listened to the evidence which had been introduced during the long, drawn-out trial, the verdict was not a surprise. Knappcr's age 19 years was a circumstance which probably had an influence in his behalf during the time the jury was considering the case, and in the; William C Kent passed away yes argument by the attorneys for the ) tcrday after an illness of over a year defense, much stress was laid upon ( with Bright's disease. His death calls the fact that the defendant was a j one more of the Hassayamper colony, mere boy, and not old enough to ! who arrived in this section of the properly appreciate the fact that most ,' State over a third of a century ago, of Kcllogg's alleged threats to kill somebody were just talk, and not to be regarded seriously. The trial of the young man was be gun last Monday morning, and the taking of evidence continued until about noon yesterday. Judge Pattcc, of Tucson, a former resident of this ! city, presided at the trial. A large amount of testimony as to the char acter of both Knappcr and Kellogg was introduced during the four days, and from all of the stories related on the witness stand, there was little doubt but that Kellogg had repeated ly threatened the boy and blamed him for causing some of the domestic dis cord which was alleged to have pre vailed in the Kellogg household. The argument in behalf of the State ' was opened by County Attorney i XcilC. Clark, the presentation of the, State's side occupying about two ncv Ward, of Phoenix, the cnicf counsel for the defense, took the floor md made an impassioned appeal to . r. .1.- .lf i tnc jury 10 acquu im: uc.c.ua.u. Knappcr, according to the attorney. had from his early childhood been thci victim of circumstances, and had been lcprivcd of a father's care and train ;ng. Since the boy's mother had mar ked Kellogg, Dave had been an out cast from the home occupied by his mother, and had been compelled to knock about, being subjected at all times to the threats and abuse heaped I . .. : r.i r! upon nun Dy ins siepiaiucr. .nr. Ward also dwelled on the fact that Kellogg was usually of a rather quar- rclsomc Uisposition anil nau tnc ap-1 ocarancc ot one seeking irouuic anu.hc cattIcman who ;s hav;ng a never until thc last instance finding I I)ar(, mU ,o crack tQ fin ; thc gap by t. I he fact that Kellogg liact a - n Ins belt at me tunc nc was snoi lown by the youth, seemed to cinch he case in the mind of thc jurymen, md was proof to them that the step father had apparently armed himself 'or the purpose of slaying Knappcr if '.he opportunity afforded. While it was not conclusively proven that Kellogg had reached for his gun at thc moment that he met the young nan, there was some doubt as to just vhat he had done with his hands at he time the shooting commenced. One witness stated that at thc first ihot, Kellogg clasped his hands across his abdomen where thc bullet had en tered, while others stated that he had :nadc a motion to draw his weapon from his belt and return the fire which was directed at him. However, it was a fact that thc man fell before he could get to his six-shooter, and just what his intentions were regarding thc return of the gunfire will never be known. The killing for which Knappcr was on trial occurred at Mayer on May IS, 1917. Knappcr had been warned that Kellogg had armed himself with the utcution of killing him, and when thc wo met in front of thc Mayer store 'lie young fellow drew an automatic . . . ... ... . . , i- from his trousers' nocket and fired' seven shots into Kcllogg's body, kill-1 mining on his old silver claim, a cor ing him instantly. He had been at poration having been formed. He ac liberty part of thc time since the kill-(quired the property in a will left by ing on a bond of $22,230, signed by a ! his father, and thc inducement for him bonding company. , to re-enter mining is thc high price of The acquittal of Knappcr marks ' silver. lie also say the good price thc clorc of the f&urth murder case for thc white metal has revived 4?" which has been tried in the Yavapai i initio in that field and thc country is Superior court wilhin the lust four' "overflowing'' with the best times week-, three of the 'defendants having knowu in 23 years. Miners arc scarce been freed and one convicted. Frank at $4.35 per shift. Mosscyc, an Indian, was acquitted of the killing of Indian Dick at a road camp near ' Thompson valley, and Paddy Kicrnan was found not guilty of the murder of Oscar Daags, of Jerome. Hugh McKinnon was the only one of the quartet of men tried who was found guilty, bc;ng charged with the murder of John Simpson on the Slate Creek road last December. This is the largest number of murder cases at one term of court since the old Territorial days, when homicides occurred with a much greater fre quency than they do at the present time. SUMMONS CALLS AWAY ANOTHER PIONEER (Prom rriday's Daily.) 25 years of which had been spent in the Senator country. The deceased was a mine owner, and it is due to his industry that the fatal affliction developed, which wras complicated with miner's consump tion. Mr. Kent bore an exceptionally splendid name in all business trans actions, and one of his characteristics has been often mentioned in his word once given in any dealing was a virtue which he respected and never was he known to be otherwise than true to a trust and firm in obeying what he deemed was just and honorable. An other excellent attribute of this pioneer was his generosity, all who visited the old Kent home in the shadow of ML Union being gladly welcomed and hospitably treated. This home above all others in the mining country cn- l Jrtv.it n nnlit' flint rnW to Mranil r wholcsome regard by many who sought its shelter in the ' .iflv Ti,'c nnil it ?c nrnvprliint murine I i.t ".: . fc:.ii.. ..-.i,M UlU-lIllli:i 3 ItlUl till. rtlllUIJ t w.wv.i.w extended so many was sincere in fellowship and beautiful in good will. Mr. Kcnt was born m Ohio 73 years ,,c ,ckvcs twQ daughtcrs d a ; ... ,IlU ri,v other sections of the State. He will be laid away this afternoon by Lester Ruffncr in Mountain View cemetery by the side of his wife whose death occurrcd a few years ago. BOVINE BARON HAS HARD NUT TO CRACK (From Friday's Daily.) With fully nine out of ten Yavapai cowboys drafted into the Liberty arnlj thc cx;gcnc;cs of war arc facing ,. - ,; . an,t c:nsr for the bovincs as the Autumn roundup ap proaches. Xelson Puntcnncy, of Big Chino valley, a" visitor yesterday, stated the jig is up and to look after his inter ests he will be compelled to join thc range recruits and give orders from ihe saddle again. The situation, he ;ays, is deplorable, and from a physi cal viewpoint is somewhat as objec tionable as when he worked for others it a scant wage of $30 per month. There is no other recourse than to step into the stirrup and swing aboard, and in a reminiscent mood he said yesterday the "good old days" when contrasted with the reality of the present arc all right from thc standpoint of sentiment, but he pre fers to jog along in his big auto on a soft cushioned scat,- instead of the 'iard leather. Puntcnncy's dilemma is shared by a score of other bovine barons, and all say the "critters" must be looked after at any physical sacri fice. RESUMES MINING (From Thursday'"! Daily.) Writing from Ouray, Colo., Benja min Thornbtirg, an accountant who resided in this city until about seven months ago, states he has rcsuincti