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WEEKLY JOURNAL-MINER, WEDNE3DAY foQRNING, APRIL 10, 191S.
PAGE THREE OBERT M iT A Mil JllVi iilW 111 Prominent Young ManEnds Life of Ranch Hand When The Two Meet in Store In the City (From Wednesday's Daily.) j maining deeply embedded in the Robert J. Miller, aged 32 years, an j flesh. The wounds near the heart, employee on the ranch of Fen Hil- had according to Dr. Looney, prob dreth, near this city, was shot and in-' ably produced instant death, stantly killed at 3:30 o'clock yester- Miller was not armed at the time day afternoon by Bad Stephens, aged he was shot down. It is understood 23, son of Joe Stephens, the youth- that the man had been told but an tul slayer having apparently been hour or so before the shooting that under the impression, from all thatj can be learned, that Miller had cast aspersions on the name of his mother. The tragedy occurred In the clothing store of Oscar W. Bruchman on Xorth Cortcz street, where Miller had! gone for thc purpose of purchasing a suit of clothing. Miller, having made his purchases, was about to leave thc store when young Stephens entered. Wirt King, onc of the clerks was in the act of opening the door for the departing customer when Stephens whipped out a ..TS special Colt and stepped between j Miller and the doorway. Without a word Stephens fired point blank at Miller, who stood less than three feet away. He quickly emptied his gun, and when the body of the dying man toppled to thc floor, Stephens broke the gun, threw out the empty shells and placed another cartridge in the cylinder and fired once more into thc back of the prostrate figure. Just as thc last shot was fired, Stephens' father drove up in a car, and father and son went to the sheriffs office where Bud surrendered his gun to Undcrshcriff Johnnie Robinson. He was locked up and Robinson and scv-j Stephens ranch, quitting that place cral deputies went to the scene of thc j last fall. Shortly after leaving the killing. ! employ of Mr. Slcphens, he went to Thc body of the unfortunate Millcrj work for Fen Hildreth on his ranch presented a most ghastly appearance j near the Stephens place, and was as it lay on the tiled floor of thej working with that outfit at the .time clothing store. Everyone of Steph-jof his death. ens' bullets had taken effect, and thc The killing seems to be the cul corpsc was almost completely soaked initiation of onc of those unhappy in blood. Thc eyes were wide open ' domestic tragedies in which erring and staring, and the horror-stricken human nature plays a leading role. expression which lingered upon Mil- lcr's countenance was grewsome in ! the extreme. Thc body was removed to a local undertaking establishment and Judge McLanc announced that the inquest would be held this after- noon at 2 o'clock. 1 Dr. R. X. Looney performed an'tivc called on young Stephens at the autopsy at seven o'clock last night.: county jail last night, he found thc Thc examination of thc body revealed1 prisoner calmly smoking a cigarette the fact that there wcrc 11 bullet 'and talking to one of his relatives wounds, some of them being exit (who had been admitted to sec him. wounds. Apparently thc man had "Xo, sir," said thc prisoner, when been shot seven times. Three of thc 1 asked if he had anything to say for entrance wounds wcrc made in thc publication, "I have nothing to give region of thc heart, and at least one out. You can print what you please, seemed to have been made in thc ( but it won't conic from me. Anything back of the neck. Only four of thej I might say might be used against bullets were found, some of them re-1 me, so I'll not talk about the affair." SCHOOL CHILDREN ARE TO BE VACCINATED . (From Thursday's Daily.1 j All pupils in thc high school and, common schools who have not been vaccinated within the last five vcars.i must submit to such procedure within! fo,r ,,'c youngsters who arc out of . , . I school, the next few weeks, orders to this: , .... effect having been received this week Prof; JIartl" states that while there by Dr. J. W. Flinn. county health of-' scclnc(1 l, bc .b,,t 1,l,lc ced, for such ficcr. from the State Board of Health. ia Procedure ,111 Prcscott. there was Dr. Flinn at once conveved the infor-i apparently no way of escaping the mation to Superintendent Martin ofj ordcr- In or.t,cr to s,,ow" tha hc ,s the city schools, and the matter will) Perfectly willing to comply with the bc announced to thc pupils when tcnns of t,lc c,1,ct' Mr. Martin an school again convenes after the F.as-i nc"l that hc would do all in his ter vacation. I Powcr to sec that the matter was put Prof. -Martin stated yestcrdav cvc-1 through according to Hoylc in thc ning that he understood that the vac-i ,ocal institutions of learning. rination would bc compulsory, and that thc youngsters would have tdj submit or leave school. There is said, to bc some antagonistic feeling oni thc part of some of the parents towards thc proposal. Some of thej elders arc of the opinion that vaccina-j Hancc afta;nst nvclvn Hancc. wcrc tion sometimes causes more trouble. scttIc( out of CQUT Vestcrday. ar than it does good, and in view of the ranRcmcnts hav;nK bcc ,nadc wilcrc. fact that small-pox practically never. ,(y Mts Hance ;, ,Q rcl;nmlish an gains a foot-hold in regions where rights 1) sudl propcrtv as iler agcd rlimatic -conditions are such as arc. llllsband )iad deodcd 0 hcr dur;n(; to bc found m this city they regard; t,ldr ,)ricf and sonlcwhat Morniy mat it unnecessary. Many of them arc riinonial career. During the time that also alarmed by the stones which have, Mr Hancc anJ Ws wife Hvcd of recent months come in from the' military training camps to the effect, that an incurable malady has been! . I !.. l-pnln ..ni.ci.itin.ir UUllMl IU llIU uiiuiisaii. .....tiiiuuvjii.i which were performed on the re cruits. However, as the order is un derstood to bc compulsory, in all probability it will be generally com plied with Prof. Martin stated that he was of, the belief that the order emanated, from Surgeon General Blue of the) United States Health Service and. that under the terms of the order all, families will bc required to pay fori the vaccination done among thcirl children. It is quite probable that ILLER IS 1! I c hhtu Bud was looking for him with the in- tention iou of killing him upon sight, butj ,ch was the case. Miller had ap- ntly taken the threats but lightly. if such pare About five of the shots took effect in the region of thc heart Because of thc prominence of thc parties involved, thc killing created quite a sensation in the city during the afternoon. Stephens Sr. is re puted to be onc of the wealthiest ranchers and cowmen In the county, and is generally known throughout the northern part of the State. Miller is said to have come to this community from Boise, Idaho, sev eral years ago. So far as is known his only relative consists of his mother, who lives in the above-mentioned city. Efforts were being made last night by thc sheriffs office to get in touch with the lady for thc purpose of informing her of her son's untimely end and ascertaining her wishes in respect to thc funeral ar rangements. The deceased had worked on various ranches and with different cow outfits since coming to Yavapai county, lie had been cm ployed for quite a while at the Miller, according to rumor, had been mixed up in a fuss -rrltli the Stephens men on Sunday and Monday, follow- ing which, it is said. Miller had made which, it is said Miner nail made qw y sho ; ,llp le implied insults against Mrs..Mpi ,iie prisoner 'surrendered it to' Phens. j . , .(L Vr iol(ison scarchcd some Stc When a Journal-Miner reprcsenta- the physicians will charge a nominal fee which will not work a hardship upon anyone. Even though thc par- cnts ta.c thc children out of school to avo;d vaccination, the process will be completed whether or no, as the orders do not make any exception ! SETTLEMENT IS MADE IN THE HANCE CASE (From Thursday's Dailv) The property issues involved in thc .livnrr" .nil nf Tiiilm Heorire W together the former Is said to have tnrned propcrty worth aI)0lIt $6000 over to the lady. When the divorce suit was filed, the plaintiff asked that thc wife bc compelled to return to her husband thc propcrty in ques tion. Attorney L. P. Spaulding, who rep resented the lady in court, and the ,1,:;t;r. ,trr,,. T Rr,v AmWnn an afTrccnlcnt to ie c(!cct tat Mrs ance was tQ bc paJd ,,, um f $1 600 and .ye up ,,cr titc tQ ty shc had rcccivcd from r nance , , Try a Journal-Miner want ad. TRAGEDY DETAILS Jcl M IqUEST tYJi-Wli Nfc-Sbiii UtJ.&KlCii I KILLING OF ROBT. MIL-J tttj xjv pTin CTTrDHTM! IN BRUCHMAN'S STORE,, TUESDAY AFTERNOON. (From Thursday's Daily) 111. Will J J i 1 v j V . a V " , ' n "1 K1I11UU Ul UUULll .Ulltl . ...... Miller bv Budi.' ., , . iV i 1 f . t . ...! ing to open the door to let them out, day, listened to the ' . . . ' , , - , , .-..'and just then Stephens tired his first Stephens on Tucsi: testiinonv Mibmittcd by eight ' -K"i ' I iic?nci, ami 1111.11 auiuiuiau mini ii .,,',. . , . 1 ,:. o clock this afternoon, at which time, 1. 1 1 -!. c. .1 . in all probability, after the testimony 1 i. -ii ,t. 1 .1 .i:..-...i ..,:i 01 iwo inure iwiiiitsm.. i ikuu, hivi . ... , , 1 .v-... Y","" Dr. R. N. Looney . The first witis to be examined ' T , ' was Dr. R. N. Looney, the physician , f ..i,.. ,. I vlll III nullum lilt aiuuii.- ,t-i ' ' . ., ... r t . ...mi body of the victim. Dr. Looney said tla lh,re wcrc four wounds in the dlc,t onc of them apparently ,,cj an cnlrancc .ound and thc other three exit wounds. An entrance' , . 1 1 ... vvunw iu ins un, iiu luuiiiu .ii 1111. wound, said the physician, was ns-, .' .. ,, ' , , , , .'dcad man and said, Well, you uallv round and made a clean cut. ... . . - , . , ... vou got what was coming to you. into the flesh. Exit wounds wcrc us-; - uallv distinguishable bv the fact that Sylvester Magee .'the flesh was badly torn and the holes; were ragged and irregular in shape.; There wcrc seven wounds in the Iin-l.- nrrnnlmr to the testiinonv of Dr. Looncv. Two of them were on, thc left side of the spine and high! up in the back. Five of them wcrc on the right side of thc spine. One; bullet had penetrated the flesh near; the left arm pit and another had gone in about six inches below the arm pit ! Another hall entered just above the .;i.f -,,-, r.;i A ovh wound was. found slichtlv above this location. 1 One wound was located about .I!' indies above the right arm pit and tivn mliri-Q were verv close tocrcther. several inches below this spot. j tt , -cr t,u: ... , ,r ni.:... L IHiersiierin 1. 11. iuumi?uu nir ,i..i tL r ft,- . ., c. 1 . . manner in which voiuiE Stephens had , .... i Ttr-- -IT. "l J," iT,;; ! During the afternoon we went into few minutes after the shoo ., g so Stephens, who was accompanied by,"- '. , ,, MO i . r 1 1 - 1 . .1.. .,.1 that Miller could attend the 49 dance his father, hurried into the oflicc and,. .i.:.,i.,- - ..,... i.:n.i mmw ,,i t that nigh . He was also thinking want to surrender. Here's mv gun." The boy banded the officer his Colt 1 if f r,rM,.c Hnl.m- ...... lit- l...i sun sanl that he had directed onc ot , the jail attendants to lock thc hoy, 1...I Ifirt tt..1 luirrioil In tltf srrne . .' '. . . .1 i. ! .it .11.. cm.fitirr irririiiir iiii'ri' ill- j picked up five empty shells. There Miller's body to ascertain whether the man was armed, and told thc corone that he had found no weapons of any; sort. T . T3..ff.... 1 Oll.lllll.lia ll 1111; .iiiuua iiaiiinu vi Lester Runner I 1 , , . . ... . . t . r a 1 1.1 ...o.t several months, quitting the place last Lester Runner, who had prepared , . . 1 . 11 . , ., 1 1 fall, because, he had said, he could the bodv for burial, was next called, , . ,-, c , .... 1 ..ii,. 1,,1'no stand the talk which went on at and told of how three bullets had been found on the floor of the store! u'at Home. 1 1 .1 1 -ii- 1 1 Oscar W. Bruchman m which the killing occurred, and ot nr.ii . , t 11 . i 1 t r 1 .i.i lOscar W. Bruchman, proprietor ot how one bullet had been found 111 the , , . - 1 1 .1 c . 1 . , , .,. , the clothing store 111 which thc fatal- dead man s clothing. ! . . . . F J Heil Jr ' to place, was next examined. F. T. Heil.' Jr., one of the princi-! ?'r- "nichman said that he was wait pal witnesses on account of the fact on Miller when young Stephens that he was present when the final cnteredt.eplaceand.nalou.lvo.ee . . r .1 . 1.. ,i. demanded thc whereabouts of thc pro- chapter of the tragedy took place, " ' followed Mr. Ruffner to the stand.; "rlcl,or- A few seconds later Stephens Mr. Heil's testimony was substantially:"'1 loost: I',s and, Br"c c man, naturally believing that the sjiots as follows: I '. ,,r -tti "At about 3:30 o'clock I was going. wcrc ln,c"d"1 for '""Vqmck ly beat a north on Cortcz street on my way to retreat to the rear part of thc store. the postofficc. I was in front of Tim- .... 'a:-. .1 1.., - i.,i ....1 ,i,,. r.r-,i ;., -..T.i cr-oc;nn lr;il MlUn llll-ll III I'lmH 3Ulll.-.?lu. Believing that they came from Br.ich-1 C . . . . '. . ... . man s cloilung store, l nurrieu toward that place, which is next door to' trance 1 saw Bud Stephens standing over the prostrate body of Miller, th I,.l 1..: :., .I.e. n.t f rMlmr sn.iv shells from his revolver. I asked Bud what hc was doing and he replied.' 'Von get out of here.' Just at that ; , c,nlli,p. .i.o hov's' father, who... I had first seen in front of the Penny store, just to the north, . 1..11111: iiiivf in.- iiui"".h .j.w.... h..b.... , Sr. yelled in a loud voice to his son. 'Did vou get the s ?' Appar-! ently 'encouraged by his father's pres-. ence. Bud. who had in thc meantime vi;no,1 fivn nmrn shells .nto lni Plln ' fired two shots into the prostrate form on the floor. Stephens Sr. then! Mooned over Miller's dead body, and said, 'That got just what wa coming to him alright. Come on, Bnd, let's go over to the sheriff's of-J r . n i i-1 ..... ...i,.! lice. Bud did not make any reply. to the old man. and thc two left thd store at once. I am sure that thei , . . ... f. . ..... . i,i,i' lad fired twice after lie had re-Ioadcd his gun, the shots hitting Miller's! body between the neck and shoulder: on the right side. Bud attempted to. shoot three times, but the third time the hammer merely snapped, there' apparently being no cartridge in that' chaiuhcr. When I first reached the store. Miller seemed to be in thej throes of death, and was seemingly i making an effort to get up from thc I floor, where he had fallen on his' face When thc first of thc second 'scries of hots was fired, the man' I cc.istd to struggle, and collapsed, his, anus being folded under his head. 4 Wirt King Wirt King, one of the clerks in the liruchmaii store, was al.o one of thei principal witnes-.es, having seen the entire chain of circumstances from a range almost too close to be com-j forlable. Mr. Kiitfj said: "Miller came into the store to get a suit if clothes which he had pur chased. He was near the middle of llir ttnrf wriitinfr while Mr P.riich- ,.... t:cd nn (Ile bundle. I was near the front of the house when a young man whom I later learned was Bud lontiinc rtitprnl 'Where's Tlrnrkirv' ,cma,uci ; a loud voice. 1 told him where he could find the boss. A few seconds later Miller started to come to the front of the house, ac- ' companied by another young man who had entered the store with Iimi. I reached, for the door knob, intend . 1 1 . i r t . f .1.. snot, .mv DaCK was lowaru inc men, , . . . . . and 1 did not sec their positions when ' ' . . the shooting started. Bud fired five . 7 ..... . or sk shots, and Miller collapsed . . . 1 1 1 against one of the show cases and slid down to the floor. I was very much 3t 1 lc c osc jmy of the f""' a'Ic a hvc for. a J,os,;'.0,n behind the show case against which " Miller had fallen. I did not see the .p., 1 L 1 latter part of the occurrence, but I am coiii.rtciit that Mepnens ire.i mo hp ST.1; I'Z sf.he crawled out from behind the case the lad's father entered and after a few 1. i. 1 1 1 . i. Sylvester Magee. the young ranch nand, who nau gone imoinc siorc with Miller just before the shooting, gave some of the most sensational testimony which was adduced during the afternoon. Magee told of the first round of shots being fired, and said that he had skipped for the back part of the house at the sound of thc blasts which were fired but two or three feet away from him. He did not add any detail to those which had already been given regarding the killing, but he did shed considerable light the events which had led up to thc ill-feeling between thc Stephens men and .Miner. ''avc known Miller for about a vcar. lie came here from Boise. Idaho, two or three years ago ... . f . . .1 . had been something of a chum to the dead man, and knew of his connection . " . , ..Willi llie OlClllll-lls Itlllllll .man.- -. 1 . 1 c . 1 r - ,c 0 turning to u home in, l 1,e, sa" I ,,a,11 1,caul ,lnnnS! the day that the Stephens men, or at; least the s.on. Had made tnrcats to take the life of Miller because of Miller's alleged attentions to Mrs. Stephens. Miller told 111c he was worrying 111111:11 auuiii nit inic.ii. as lie Had lieen gun o, no wrong- ,,omS an1 that lle ha" "0,IK to fear. We did not go into the details of thej as lie Had Deen guilty ot no wrong- matter any further, and Miller went . about his business not expecting any trouble and not being prepared to inert an v. lie had worked foi I l-. t t. r.i:.i. u....i.n """"" for attempting to shoot at him, never- thelcss. he did not stop to reason the . . , , TT I out, but got in the clear. He! l..n..l In... clinic 1 1 1 In, .n.,1 llifrl heard four shots fired, he said, before' , , - , hc ,cft ,1,c room-,., Joe, Wilson aged 14, who works at the Bruchman store, followed his cm- -.I .!. I Tl .. ...t. l"" -r u" ll,c ha1 sct' '0!it of ,hc afTa,r- l?lA about. tIlc amc a ,M .ot '.cr eye-witnesses and corrobora ted the testimony of the others regarding the ",ancr !." w!'ich Joc Stephens had entered the place and remarked that the dead man had got what was coin- . . to . . - . . . .'ccase ,f tl,c fact l!'.at two wo",cn witnesses who were said to have been Passing the store at the fine the kill- luuK '"',Llr' "ul -I'l"-- the inquest and because the jury bc- c"u "al 11 l, J "slt valuable, thc case was con- ......... r ... . i.tr. . '"J""1' , . . The members of the coroner s jury hlcJ' ,s investigating the affair are the following-named: A. W. Ldwards, , e i t c S.f,0'C Ra" Vvc- A- C- G' "' ' nes and Homer Wood, the latter 'orelnan. yjll DELVE DEEPER INTO MILLER KILLING CFrom Friday's Di.ily.1 'After taking the testimony offered by five new witnesses, thc coroner's jury which is investigating the death of Robert Miller, killed on Tuesday afternoon by Bud Stephens, adjourned until next Monday afternoon, at which time several more witnesses will bc examined, each of whom, it is Krved, can shed some interesting it not important light on the case. Stephens, the youth held for the killing, was yesterday afternoon re-. leased from the county jail on a bond of $10,000 signed by R. X. Fredericks,! Harry Minuse, Barney Smith and J. A. Bozarth. Attorneys O'SulIivan laud Morgan have been retained to de- fend the oung man. The prelimin ary hearing will take place on Tues day morning at ten o'clock at the office of Justice McLanc. Mrs. Nell Loveless Mrs. Xell Loveless was the first witness examined by the jury yester day afternoon. Mrs. Loveless had just come out of Timerhoffs drug store at the time the shooting started. She said that she had heard five shots fired, and then saw Steph ens rc-load his revolver, and thought that he fired one more shot after that. She told of seeing Joe Steph ens, the lad's father, come running up, and remark, "Well, he (Miller) got what was coming to him," the sen tence being coupled with an oath, the witness said. The father and son had climbed into an auto which was! standing near the drug store and ! driven away shortly after the shoot-j nig took place. Mrs. Emma McKean Mrs. Kmma McKean, who had also been in thc immediate vicinity of thcjjQE STEPHENS IS HELD. Itruchman store at tnc time tnc Kill ing took place, was placed on thc stand and told a story of the events as she had seen them. After thc .shooting took place, she said, Bud put his gat into his pocket, and he and his father cot into their car, which had been parked in front of Tnncr- hofTs. The car was turned toward! the Santa Fc depot, and it made thc turn just in front of the drug store when the trip to thc sheriffs office was begun. Bozarth's Important Testimony Orvillc Bozarth, a young man em ployed as foreman on the Hildreth ranch where Miller was working at tlw. ift.iA nf tile rtenlli Innlr llm stand mid told of having spent several Imitrc witli fillr rm fnti(ln' tlicr ,-.tv nf the shootimr. Bozarth had come to town for the purpose of get- c. ,n,,ei.- wt,;rl. n tn lnv come from Mr. Hildreth at Phoenix to pav off the men on the ranch. Thc witness said that he had met -Miller on thc Owl corner at about ll o'clock in thc morning. Among the first re marks which Miller had made to the witness was to ask him if he had heard the gossip which was going thc rounds of the town. Bozarth replied that he had heard some talk in which Miller's name had been mentioned. Miller then stated to Bozarth, accord ing to the lattcr's statement, that tI,crc was no tnllh in thc statements which had been made linking him h, jjrs Stephens. "They have nothing on me," said Miller when commenting on the situation. "If Joe Stephens and his son do not stop talking about me and making threats to take mv life, I will have both of .i.. , ,n.Ur n nr hnn.1 " snid ,,., put uml(.r a pcacc boml" S3ul, filler. Bozarth then told Miller that . hc had hcard brothci.( Guy Bo- .v... 1 ........ .. i zarth. sav that Joe Stephens had, threatened to take Miller's life, and Orvillc warned Miller to bc on the lookout for Stephens. "I heard that I had been caught with Mrs. Steph ens," said Miller, "But there is noth ing to such a story. I like the lady very much, but I would as soon think of staying with my mother as I would of doing such a thing with Mrs. Stephens." Bozarth also told the jury of how Miller had explained his presence in Prcscott with thc lady on Sunday. Mrs. Stephens and two ranch hands had come past the Hildreth ranch in :t car on Sunday afternoon, and had apparently twitted Miller because of the fact that he seemed afraid to ride to town with the party. Miller, not wanting to take a dare, Bozarth said, had agreed to conic to Prcscott in thc car, and although he had no rea son for coming to thc city, hc came along with Mrs. Stephens and the .HllllU llllll .113. wJll.'lll.llJ That ,a;ned h;s r;dc ... to town with the lady, Bozarth said. Thc witness had just driven up in front of Richards Bros store, nearly opposite the scene of the shooting, when Bud unlimbcred his gun on Miller. Bozarth was unable to say how many shots had been fired. Hc rushed in to where Miller lay, hoping that the man might bc found alive Seeing that the man was in a bad fix, he ran up to the office of Dr. Looney, half a block away, and got the phy sician to hurry back with hinu Mi' - Icr was dead, however, when Bozarth and thc doctor reached hinu Just following the shooting, Bozarth said. Joc Stephens had conic running up and called to his son to "stay with thc s ." Miller had been figuring on attend ing the '49 dance that night accord ing to Bozarth, and the new suit of clothes had been purchased primar ily for that event. Miller had about $500 coining to him at the unie of his death, the money being due for his work on thc Hildreth ranch. Hc had also talked some of returning to Idaho, his former home. Thc man had quit work at the Stephens ranch, said Bozarth. because he could not!,)cl;cvcd JudRC Su.ecney prejudiced.; stand the rough and profane language which was the rule among the men there. Says Stephens Encouraged Boy Fred Moore, a member of the real estate firm of J. M. W. Moore & Son, was next called to the stand. Moore said that at the time thc shooting took place, hc had been standing near be-(the counter in the front part of the ofticc, which is located next door north of the Hrucliman clothing store, where the fatality took place. He heard a shot or two, but thought the noie might have come from someone beating a carpt or making some other kind of a disturbance. When four more shots had been find,' he saw Joe Stephens rim past thi j front door, apparently heading iur the Penny store, just north. A sec-' ond or so later, Stephens again pacd the door, going in the other direction and headed for Bruchman's plaijc. Stephens yelled in a loud voice, according to Moore, "Keep shooting, kid, G D it. Keep shooting." Two more shots were then fired, the witness said, and at that point he went to see what was the matter. Dr. D. I Carniichacl was called, and testified as to the position the dead body had assumed immediately following the shooting. Life was ex tinct, the physician said, when he first saw the body. No Word From Relatives The officials were unable during the day to get any trace of the supposed relatives of the deceased m Boise, , l'aho. It was undcrslood that M.I-1 I" mother lived there, but officials in that city could not locate, the la.iy. AO luncrai arran-meius. iiati- , - , . yet been 'adc. . UNDER BOND OF $30,000 ON CHARGE OF MURDER yet tncy win near repetition so mac ' I every one will know. fFrom Sunaa.Vs nsilr) j -Aside from the dancing and sup- Dcvclopmcnts came thick and fsstj per perhaps thc most attractive fca in the Miller killing case yesterday, ture of the evening was the roulette Joseph Stephens, father of Bud .wheel. Here, those in charge avcr Stcplicns who on Tuesday shot andi agcd $3.78 a minute for four and one killed Robert Miller, was arrested' half hours. This meant that pad shortly after one o'clock yestcrdayj dies had to be sold, change made, afternoon on a warrant charging himl with murder, and is now at liberty under a bond of $30,000, thc largest bond ever required of a man accused of such a crime in thc State of Ari zona. The arrest was thc outcome of thc testimony at the coroner's in quest tending to show that Stephens, Sr.. was ; reality a party to the killing. I Stephens, the youthful slayer of Miller, who had been admitted to bail in the sum of $10,000 for his appearance at his preliminary hear- ng, was also taken nctorc justice 01 i --- ....... ing, and had his bond raised to $30,- 000. He was later released when a bond in the latter sum was signed by his father, R. X. Fredericks and Barney Smith. The bond of Steph ens Sr. was signed by R. X. Fred- cricks and William A. Clinc. The complaints against the father and thc son wcrc sworn to by Under sheriff J. II. Robinson and issued by Special County Attorney Alex Jones, who was officially appointed to that position yesterday morning by Jus tice ot thc Peace C. H. Mcl-anc, act ing under authority of thc clerk of the board of supervisors. Mr. Jones approved both of the bonds yestcr- Jay afternoon. i On Friday afternoon Justice Mc- L: c . , ,. . .anc issued an oriier uiireuui; uui, oung Stephens bc brought before; 1'iin at ten o ciock ycsicruay 11.01..- . . ... ., inff- A man from the sheriffs office brought the young man in at the! time mentioned, and the court di rected Stephens to provide a new bond, being of the opinion that the $10,000 bail was somewhat smaller than the circumstances of the case demanded. The defendant was in thc custody of a deputy sheriff for an hour or so during the morning until the new bond was arranged for. Xo sooner was this matter settled until thc father was also arrested on a simi lar charge, both father and son being held equally responsible for the death of Miller. The coroner's jury will continue its investigations at ten o'clock 'Mon day morning, and Bud Stephens will have his preliminary hearing before Justice McLanc on Tuesday. MILLER'S ESTATE IS VALUED AT ABOUT $300 fFrom 5.nnays ua:iy.7 C. H. McLanc yesterday filed a petition in thc Superior court ask ing that he bc appointed as adminis trator of thc estate of the late' Rob ert J. Miller, the man who was shot and killed on Tuesday afternoon last bv Bud Stcnhcns. Thc petition sets forth the fact that thc estate of thej u-li-usi-u tunsiMiu y ,. ...... sonal propcrty to thc value of The mother and onc brother and one) I siclr am nfimpil ns the sole hcirs.l jTh;s movc was lnadc by Mr. McLane; for thc posc of clcar;ng up the ' . . rr - r I 1 to allow some oi tnc casn i cm nj Miller to bc used to dctray tnc tun- erai expenses. .Mrs. .-muer i noinpsuii was jimci day named as administratrix of the estate of the late Joseph S. Thomp son. Alleging that Judge Sweeney was, financial anairs oi me ucauMu j,iwtr at tbc;r best. biased and prejudged, Attorney , Bob Joncs j A jacgcr( Mrs. James Loy yesterday afternoon filed! llaxry McKearlf Mrs. Robert Birch a motion asking that an outside and Mr. Gcorgc Ruffner, as these judge bc brought here to try the ,a(Hcs workcd Ionn. and hard to mae divorce case of John Emmctt vs.l,,,;,. cvcnt succcssfui. The cigars Alice 1-mmctt. Attorney Loy d'd wcre sold by Mrs. Roy Young, Mrs. not ca into details as to why he' . D- i..i: .i r.. t.. but the court at once named judge Lyman of Phoenix to hear the casc( McDonnclit ciia;rlnan Gf tnc when it is called for trial. j cormn;ttce ;n ci,arg0 desires to thank A GOOD MOVE ' cac'1 aml every one who helped make 'MOSCOW, April 6. Thc British! the event a success. as well as Japanese landed forces atj Thc jourr,al.M;ner has tnc best. Vladivostok yesterday. Local authon-j cml;pped job pr;nt;ng plant in Xorth ties had no warning of the action. ern Arizona. A trial will convince 12.1 68 WORTH OF BONDS SOLO AT 1 Mil MANAGERS OF BIG PA TRIOTIC CELEBRATION MAKE REPORTS SHOW ING THE FINANCIAL SUC CESS OF ENTERPRISE. (From Sunday's Daily) As with all large undertakings, a little time was required to render a detailed statement of the "Days of "49" celebration which resulted in such a splendid success for the Yav apai Chapter of the American Red - , f , . . s rnmcnt ; hc sa,c of Thr;ft Slnps. eycnt ed ,Q fcc a succcss fwm cvcry standpoint( and the thanks if thc colmmln';ty wa(( dlte the pnn;t.pa n,, nttlrrc ,vllo ,;c,c.t in u such a S3t;sfactory af fair. While mention has been made " this paper of thc several features, the wheel turned, the bond delivered and the fifteen cents collected from the winner, thc paddles collected again, and the wheel all ready for action. The total sale of Thrift Stamps, from the roulette wheel, the grand drawing contest and the fa mous "kill the kaiser" game netted the United States government $2, 16S.00. Xot one cent was made for anyone but the government. Most of thc evening, one set of eight pad dles kept the game going, at times, however, it was necessary to intro duce a double set, making sixteen to the minute. And at one stage of the game, when thc grand drawing con test was in order, Joe Roberts was found quietly keeping the little white ivory spinning all by his lonesome. Perhaps the most fun afforded from this game came from the croupiers, Joe Roberts, Dr. Looney and Jack Jaeger. The paddles were sold at fifty cents each, the wheel .turned and thc winner paid the fifteen cents Which 'is the amount set aside by the government for the month of April. The croupiers of thc game were: Grace M. Sparkcs, Malcolm Barrett and Beverly Burke, while Johnny Robinson and Frank Whisman re lieved thc busy workers during thc "rush" minutes. The Hoover dinner attract.-d h:m- , , T , .:r..ll.. .t ....1 ureas. in a iK-auiiiuny inn iaim room, a bevy of beautiful Maidens, . . r it . TT unucr tnc nireciion o. ...r. nai.y MfcKean and Mrs. Robert Birch scrvcd sandwiches and coffee The tables wcrc tastefully dctorat-d 'to represent the Allied countries, the army, navy Red Cross and Thrift Stamps. While special mention should perhaps bc made of every table, yet from the general opinion" expressed, three deserve spccir-l men tion: America, thc Red Cross and Ireland, the first two being the win ners in the ordcr named. Thi Irish tabic in particular showed much skill and a great deal of work. Judges in this event were: Mesdamcs E. W. Wells, James Whetstinc and P. J. Farley. Following were the tables and the girls who took part, these young women being largely respon sible for the splendid succcss of thc drawing contest: Ame'rica, Misses Anna and Mae Cahill; Red Cross, Mclitta Merritt and Miriam Doudna: Ireland, Miss Sharp, Florence Barnes; Japan, Helen and Mary Fyfe: France, Juanita Morrison and Juanita Harney; Can ada, Phylis and Anna Campbell Jones; Italy, Anna Douglas and Grace Somers: Thrift Stamp, Maynw McDonald and Alma Vogc: army, Margaret Darrow and Opal Crcck- T 1 T Ron;ba. r;ngiand QUie Fisher and nitir: navy, liStncr koss anu irinu Mary Coleman; bcotland, Hazel Sadclmicr and Garnet Sims; Belgium, K.,I.ne and Grace Cousins. v - r .... u bar4tcndcrs Charles ' Pr . . , Tonc. " j FrQm hc admiss;ons to the dance. thc d;nncr the bar and thc sajc 0? cigars, etc., the Yavapai Chapter ot the Red Cross netted $703.00. AVhilc every onc was ready and willing to lend a hand, too much .. - ... T praise cannot dc given -mts. incz Mpn.nn-ii v., R. t Roocr. Mrs. Chambcrs Thcbchcck ro;m "proved r-,,i hrinrimr in $26.75.