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PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 17, 1918. FIFTY-FIFTH YEAR j q 1 1 MS STEM GERMAN ADVANCE! t 9? fh Ft EAR BRUNT OF NEW HUN OFFENSIVE REPUTATfON FOR PEACE, that time, didn't you?" tation for peace and quiet and that I .o. I knew who he was. I haver that reputation was good. Prominent Men Testify In Behalf o Bud Stephens; Sheriff on the Stand j only known him well for the last i two years." 1 "You became very friendly then, J did you not?" "Yes." "You visited out at their place." "I did." "What did you do out there?" "We rode around." "Were yon a cowboy?" '"No. We just rode around, for pleasure." "You expected to visit there later, did you not?" "I did." "You kept a house on Granite street until the line was closed down did you not?" 'I did " il ta:t i jfi.ui- twin wm-t .urn it.., ttiiutt maii; uii iimiu iiiaivi. free and easy?" Il advised them that if Mrs. Stcph-' "Yes. ens and Miller left the state, thev Witness further testified that he t could probably put a white slavery. charge against them, j "Did Bud Stephens had you a comb on Tuesday, April 2d?" j lie did. 1 put it m tnis envelope and At this juncture, the noon recess was announced. hen court re convened at 2 o'clock, Sheriff Young was again 'put on the stand. Attor ney O'Sulliyan asked as to what .Mrs. Stephens had said about .Miller. ; "She said she was going with Mil ler when she got her 'divorce. "Did you talk-' with Mr.- Stephens and Bud about, watching the Golden Eagle to kecpMillcr front going there," was aslccd. "I did. Budfaid to his father. 'I'll watch the pjaec if you will get Johnny Vickcrs and go after Etta.' "Did Bud or iMr. Stephens talk about placing a charge against ler?" They did. I told them GREATEST BATTLE OF WAR IS NOW RAGING IN FRANCE ON A FRONT 65 MILES IN LENGTH uiu not Know wncmcr uuu was ami ! ed or not when they went to the Reif hotel. Bud had hit Marlowe only , once. lie had cut Marlowe's eye and it was bleeding. When Sid Marks grabbed Bud he had rubbed his hand (From Tuesday's Daily.) f they could be going to where Miller! around over Bud's face whi,e ,Ie ta,k Mere men were nt n ilprirlpjl ilie-' worked. ' c" to him. count yesterday at the trial of Har ry Stephens for murder before Judge Sweeney. Practically all the seating capacity of the court room was taken up both morning and afternoon by, women, most of whom were in gala attire. There were a few new develop ments. The principal witness was Sheriff Joe Young- who told of his etlorts to keep the murdered man out 11 Enemy Succeeds in Crossing the Marne I didn't. . . At Une Point But Everywhere Else Is Either Held or Driven Back hnvp linil !t pvpr Inrpl' Witness here produced an en-' velope. He tore it open and produc ed a small pocket comb. Attorney War Summary of the way of Biidand, Joe Stephens. r: Ciiuim i .JiIl "uhtCh 'WaWtionscd. by - the testimony of Theo dc Moram bcrt, proprietor of the Golden Eagle hotel where Miller had rented a room for Mrs. Stephens at 3:30 o'clock on the Monday morning preceding the killing. The questions of the attor neys for the prosecution in their cross examination of dcMorambert made it evident that they intended to trv to prove that while Miller had j By Associated Press. i They expected renewal of the Gcr 1 man offensive has begun and a fierce battle is in progress on both sides ... .1 II..... I . I. l ... n t n I (nnalhar . riT..!!: - 1 . -. 1 . r-, I I i . I 1 . " .......... . - " ..... ....... . ..... , . lie was not armed when ne and' "'-- "'- "b-""- i - ounivan n-qumcu uiai u uc uicu. umu Man uig unve. imcncans nr(sc,lrl. nt Iit-itp m.mliprc Bud drove around the plaza the after-; and he went with Bud till they met, as Defendant's Exhibit No, 1. I hold then. Battle rages on 30-mile ' l.i.il.i , i,tnln nt lo.-! r ... . i ii. ir i . . kt.n i.tK cpninr I n pr Hp horl cppnl 'I I.:. ... ::.. ...1 .nllA.. ..r I. i r ... . . - . I '" n i ' " -- ..- ...... . . " - . noon 01. me snooting, ne uiu not "-i"'""i - - -j i H'ti"'-'"." " - iront. righting west ot Thierry js ,,n Know now nicy nappencu to stop in.""" "- -- ijtiuuus. .iuuuhj ii.n r. nuouu . heaviest since March 1 Yankees front of Timerhoffs. Xothing had! noon. In the afternoon, witness had that there was nothing to connect it , . , " 1Ilf . ,ftp7. ' nnr been said by Bud as to any special gone to Arthur Robinson's where helWith any one who had anything to, u,a. 1 'or ",,a,llr attack then pour or driving around except that! had played pangangut tor several 'do with the case. He insisted that '"-". i"e. he ,t might be Mr. "Stephen's comb or occupy rwem in noruiern kus- Tr Slpnlipn c romh nr Ihe nrnnrtp. , ia 1 1 tor's or it might have been left in . the room ot .Mrs. Stephens oy some , previous occupant. Attorney (J bullivan-. insisted: Unci has already testified that 'Mrs. Steph ens first said it was hers and later she said it was Miller's. lmsmi fnr ilrtvitiir -irnimil ivrpnt lie wnnteI to sir lohnnv VickersJ hours. It was while there that They had not seen Vickcrs. He' had heard of the shooting, hadn't seen where Budjvent. Hcwakl "You were very much surprised . , ? . r places. East of the city they have been held for the smallest of gains. There are two fronts, 65 miles in length. Break and Run. WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY with fierce intensity in this district, while raging with equal ferocity on the right, where the French are re ported to have delivered a smashing blow against the enemy on this sec tion of the battlcfront. It appears the German offensive, at least for the. time being, is badly shattered. The Americans now command the river front at its bend. At the left of the bend the famous German Tenth di vision made repeated attempts all day to cross but all assaults 'were 1 ON THE MIARXE, July 15. South- smashed by the s.plendidly directed not armed in any way Aptness Jwuf thjjnjji accused and wrd. - Merwin ; suppose?" queried Mr. Clark. was walking down towards J. M. W. Moore's office' when he saw Joe Stephens drive up Cortcz street in the back seat of an auto. The auto stop ped in front of Timerhoffs. He made Sheriff Young Testifies. Sheriff Joe Young had met Joe Stephens and Bud about 8:30 on the morning of Monday, April 1st, the day preceding the killing of Miller at the bridge over Granite '.creek on Gurley street. They told him Mrs a remarK to Stephens auout the weather and continued up the street. Stephens had been kidnapped and Witness Kept Going. j that she had a lot of jewelry and When he was in front of Bruch-;$600 in money on her person and man's store he heard five shots fir-1 they asked him to find her. Bud told paid S1.30 for the room, which waslcd, one after the other. He didn't the rate for two, while it would have stop but went right on into Moore's been only SI for one. that this was office. Later he heard two more due to Mr. de Morambcrt's difficulty ' shots. A man hollered and ran past j Stephens was s with the English language. They tlin nffire 1'reil Moore was nearest him to find Mrs hrouclit out the fact that de Moram-. ilie ilnnr ' Afnnrp tnld him it was Stenhcns senior then stepped bcrt had inquired particularly if the Joe Stephens. He hadn't heard what I of Buds car and into that ot tnc lady was married and that Miller had 'the man said. He was hard of hear-j sheriff. The sheriff had only passed paid the $1.50 without question and ; ;nB. the St. Michael corner a short dis- that neither de Morambcrt nor any! Vickers Testifies tance when they saw Sid Marks, one 'else had seen Miller enter or I T , , , ' ., The sheriff took Marks to jail and leave the room. Neither Miller nori Jo,m Vickcrs was the next witness. It QUt n)en tQ br!ng ; Marlowe German Socialists sco peace talk and says sword rules, Paris hears violent artillery fire. II. S will Imiv whrnt to nrntprt Attorney wane: n is stui Hearsay. prkcs Food aiinlln;strator will pur If you will put Mrs. Stephens or, the . , , . . . stand to identify the comb, that will , . , ... ,- . . be the best evidence. Till she cor-!?rs or lca,ers .can b,U ,cars d,rcct to roborates Bud's statement, it is not, 11 at an' principal market, proper to place the comb in evi-' . dence " I "e German oftensivc started to- llio im.u mill lu iiiiu iai. ti iwiv i - ... .i .r t- i , him about seeing Marlowe and Sid! The court ruled that the comb be, day cast and west of Rhe.ms and Marks and that Marks had cursed ".i.ciucu a oiuchll-. !'""' i.umwuh.-. iicuviraicu io him and would not tell where Mrs. I I he sheriff was then turned ovcria depth oi five thousand yards west East of Rheinis the Ger bcing held in their battle ft at Berlin's' west of Jaulgonnc 'this morning thel f',rc oi American gunners. Not a sin 'vord rules S Germans crossed the river with a'g'e German had succeeded in getting rush and started to .light their way , ucjuiiu s w " "'r "south; lhe Americans and vtcuamrn''"-' : : , help up the advance so that two hours! ... "e Germans apparenu nac ue- after the time the enemy had set for hucrately attempteu to sneii several reaching his objective he was 9 miles! away. While the fighting continued an American counter was organized. as stopping. They asked 'to Attorney Clark for cross-examina-i 0f Rheims Mrs. Stephens and Miller. tion. He asked: ,. mans are senior then stepped out V"r" ' nositions. iiaa rcgisiercn. mere. .- , rr. . . ami .Miner, i ney estcd evidence to showi Pcy ,.Sw."'n. he testified that he ,offc ; about i; one person had oc-. lad hvcd '".arapai countj ' 2a years. an hour ,aterf he I He was a railroad brakeman. Hehadjcr waj. at tjic pa the morning of Monday, April 1st, the day before the killing, he had met Bud Stephens at the Pal ace. Bud was crying and was ner- . TI vous and very mucn upset. incy Mrs. Stephens had registered. There was no dismteres that more than cupied the room Further Cross-Examination Inn Ct(iilttic ii-ac nut nil flip ctnnil j. M ...... , liarly on llie iirsi iiung in uic iiiuiiiiiik. iriz admitted that when he told his wife that Marlow and Marks were G d bootleggers, it was not because he .... 1. 1 111 .1-1 had any antipathy to uooticggers m t )a(j ,,reakfast and then Bud asked that he knew they were both loot-;h5m tQ down the strect whh him leggers and not fit company for a T, wcnt tQ Uc Rcif Hotcl and man s wife and a boy s mother. ! looked at thc register. Then Bud But you had hired Marlowe to tQ U)c room occup;ed by Mar. work on the ranch hadn t you- j lowe an(, s;d Marks when he ,.Xes" . . . . . it.' heard the noise of a row, he went ou knew just as much about his- , roon Bud was ,eaning on being a bootlegger when you hired bed and had hold of Mhrlowc. He h"" a .d,d ,at?" d,d 'ou "ot-' heard Bud say: "Tell me where she That duln t hurt bin, as a worker.' ; n, b ' Then Bud hit Attorney Clark referred to his es-,M , ; t, fa cutting h;s eye. tmiony about the time when he had , j , meamiine Sid Marks had come back to the ranch m April. 1917 . d f bcd and ran around and found Mrs. Stephens cooking forH . ,,, , T,,i tnric 3U L 11U I Jl I, uuwiu Under direct questioning by Attor- , ,,. The came ; with Mar. npv i i Snllivnn lip tp;tilipil that he'. - i . - . . t , O iiiiuiiio. nuuui learned that Mil- nlnrp nnrl n ilpniltv ! known Joe Stephens about two years brouj,"t j,;m ; land Bud about a. year and a half.) Witness had' talked with Miller about Mrs. Stephens. When he ask- said: "Yes, you little s- of a I know where your mother is some of thc boys. The attorney ask ed: "You testified that you didn't like to have Mrs. Stephens paying! more attention to -Miner man to you, , f hc stcphens falnilv niake me tell." . , i r ti,t i ISoth Bud and Marlowe were cry- I don t think I said ha . Marlowe had said: "I know " ou must have thought that Mrs. nothcr t QUt of the car Stephens waS infatuated with Miller bm j ,.now wherc she ;s.. at tliat time ..D;d Bud later that morn- Thought Miller Infatuated." . z,, 3 "I ilwln't t-nno- tlinntrlit 1 ill ir . t was infatuated with her. I did." "What was his condition." "He was nervous and excited." Witness testified that on Monday path from the auto in front of Timer-; . . Tll.,, to Skull i Valley where they had found Etta land hc and Stephens had returned to ' Prescott, arriving about 6 o'clock, j On Tuesday morning he saw Bud at the Palace wherc they had DrcaK "You continued to think so?' "I think so vet." He was once more lead over the. hoff's to Bruchinan's store at the time of the shooting. Then he was asked: "Just as you turned into Bruch- man s, did you not -say m the prcs ence of Orvillc Bozarth: Stay with ' Th arra cd J vickcrs to the s of a b . stay with him. ... . 'r...', Jf. o ,.;t;t -.nil ed where the lady had stopped, Mil ler had told him that hc thought they would find her at the Golden Eagle hotel. He had sent Under Sheriff Tohnnv Robinson to investigate. Rob inson had reported that the lady was,and s;d Marks artJ Miller?" there alright at Koom 4 and mat suej "YCs, had her jewelry and money but that she would not go back to the Steph- comb? "Some time after the shooting' jIait; has dccIarcd tuesuay aiternoon. ne said it was a comb hc had found on the dresser in his mother's room at the Golden Eagle." Wanted the Diamonds Located. many. war on Ger- Gcrmany's offensive will be her last major drive in opinion of many American hospitals near the Marne. Today a number of shells fell inter mittently a short distance away trom a-.:h.. ii.irr.v.i intn nnMmn i the hospitals. No damage was done and concentrated a heavy fire at short; along this front. As far as the eye range. When it ceased the American ' can see big guns are flashing and infantry dashed from cover and met' roaring tonight and the battle gives the! Boche. The machine gunners ; no sign of diminishing. American moved forward, lying on the ground, staff officers expect their position to. and poured a stream of bullets into 'be even more improved by morning, the enemy. The fierceness of the! British Statemet attack brought Germans up short. LONDON, July 15. (Official) They would not face thc steel, hesi-j 'Another British attack in the neigh tating at first but finally broke and borhood of Villers Bretonneaux ad German attack definitely held up the! vanced our lines slightly. Three hun Americans had driven them two and drcd and twenty-eight prisonersvere a half miles to thc Marne. j captured at Ridgewood Sunday." ;till Hold Their Own I Enemy Beaten Back paris" juifis-L mcd for-' with the African arm y r continued to hold their own. ac-' O.V lilt .l Arv.N c, juiy i3. ! .... . ... , . , .... -CCS tUllllIIUCU LU Hum im.il in." " . .u .f military men at ashmcrton. While! i- .i. ..:!.. ttrnnr American counter south ot After asking about the meeting in ' far fron, thinking it will close the! n,;nc Ar, Small " " the river bend completely upset the OVnON. Tnlv 15. The creat Germans who broke in retreat, the nnnn nttaek definicltv held uo the Americans drove the Germans bade hole front cast of Rheims for five all the way to thc railway skirting hours after it was launched. Accord-, the .tarnc region, Spuuiwi t jxr mcr to latest reports tnc oniy cams.'. ----- - - and 400 men, jmvwib uuuui me intciii.B in tar Irom thinking it will close the the morning at the Granite creek . or ,irJ victory, as Germany has! I bridge, Attorney Dark asked: They ,anncd , , , ; k f -. . -spoke about a lot of diamonds and i . . ' J ... , , , , money did they not?" ?n,,e.'' Germany will be on the tic, who "Yes." They spoke particularly about thc diamonds and money didn't- they?" "They did." Did they tell you that the last time they had seen her was with -Marlowe "I did not."' "Don't vou remember "Keep shooting Bud. Keep a shoot ing." "I do not." "If Mr. Moore and Mr. Bozarth say so, were they mistaken." "I wouldn't say that. I don't re member. ens rancn. Thc sheriff had gone to the Gol den Eagle himself between 11 and 12 o'clock and had a talk with Mrs. Stephens. Hc had returned and told Joe Stephens and Bud what she had said. When asked as to the sub stance of his talk with Mrs. Steph ens, he said: "Mts. Stephens said I had no right to hold those boys in jail. I explain ed to her that she had been reported as missing with a lot of jewelry and money and that I had held them till I knew that she hadn't been robbed. "I talked with her about going home. She said she wasn't going back to 4icr husband. Said she was going to get a divorce and would never have anything to do with him again." Witness had reported these facts to Bud and his father. "After your talk with Mrs. Steph ens did you have a talk with Mil ler?" . , "I did. I called him out in the jail and told htm about what the pro prietor of the hotel had told us and that Mr. Stcphens and Bud knew all about it. I said: "Mr. Stephens tells me Bud wants to get his mother' back to the ranch. Now if you will keep over, go out to Bud's place for a visit and ; QUt of s;ght t;n th;ngs blow ntrpr iirrnicisT wpnr flown lu uiuuii-i .1. : k oil nirht " o.i.iinj,. f ctnrn M-liprp VirL-prC triprf On' . man s store several suits. Hc found nothing that fit they went away promising to return later. Vickers Cross-Examined Miller Refused To Lay Low. Witness testified that Miller had insisted that he had done nothing to hide out for. Miller stated that he had spent the night at the St. Mich- Witness admitted that he knew tionu. Hc repeated that he had lived where Miller was employed at the . in Yavapai county 25 years. time when he went to the Marlowe; "Most of that time you were in ranch. It had not occurred to him,! the saloon business were you not?" though, that when Mrs. Stephens had I was a mere boy, was the reply The witness was then turned over! ail Annex hotel. Inquiry there by to Attorney Clark for cross-examina-! Johnny Robinson had brought out fensivc. Col. Henry Reillv's UOth artillery worth mentioning were in the neigh- i Many prisoners were taken including is a unit in the Rainbow division in ! borhood of the Sousan road at Pou- majors, two cap ains and w men. the first Americm -irn.v corns whielilnay where they succeeded in penc-i so far as counted, ine rrencu gtn the first American arm corps which ' f . , colnmandlng the group.of armies Washington announces as holding, gating aDout one anu a """'".: a:c rlnr vnt a congratulatory "Did they tell you that they both saw her at that time?" "Yes." "Did they tell you that they had left her on the road about midnight with those men." "They did." The witness was then required to again give the details of the arrest of the three men. Speaking of Miller, Attorney Clark asked: "How did you know Miller was at the Palace." "Bud Stephens told us." He didn't trv to hide.?" "No." "Hc w-as standing in thc main en trance in plain sight, was he not?" "Hc was." "At that time, there were no war rants out against any of these men were there?" "No." In Jail But Not Arrested. 'You just took them up because Joe Stephens asked you to?" "They were not actually under arrest." "But they were actually in jail, i were they not?" "Marlowe and Sid Marks were. Miller was upstairs." "While you held the three men in jail, you and Johnny Robinson went down to the Golden Eagle?" "Yes." "And you found the diamonds andj ashingt the left flank of the Marne front. !the thc battle line o ', .V V' letter to the American general com- This is the apex! .... ,.;. rn tliP front 1 manding thc forces which beat back of the western flare of thc great Ger-j.v.,.t'f R'i.e:m, the only important1 the enemy. .... It Li At live o ciutu mis tv.m"b Hit man offensive which opened today. The Americans on thc Marne front gain wa: trussing mv; .imnn. , .. uii: !,. i .1... t.Z n t.ciW Hermans were heavily shelling the CSUIliaiCtl UIUI lilt uciiiiaiis tt- tuii't, , ; - . ii. r this morning delivered a counter at-, 700,000 to 800,000 men. : Americans anu ;vcrcfirse"slnd "0 tack upon thc Germans in the Vaux Law Tells Commons. sh ..,.'e, "tiSp V-tnv district is region and drove off thc enemy. It LONDON, July 15 Andrew Bonarj ""pJjviy ahn now.. On the was reported that the Americans have J Law. chancellor of thc exchequer, an-j. r q tJjc Amcr;cans heavy fighting advanced their own lines a distance ; nounced tn the house of commons to-, rcss American machine of several hundred yards, but this haM'g''1 that Americans had captured, he river ass;sted ma not been confirmed. j or more prisoners sout , of th, B; 8 the ear, Boche Marne. after driving back the enemy i sUuck tQ the;r posts Austria to make important an-! He read the following: 1 he enem ( ed a deadly strcam inteo uouueement soon concerning foreign ?K"1 -"r,?.,. ' ' .pV Vp fv even-! the enemy. They only withdrew when policy. front of ninety kilometers, pretty even-; . ' ,t, -i,i I .. .i:..:.i.i ,v pt nf Rhplms : tneir guns ucuau.c au ... r ' 1 IIIU11.U, Ldl President Wilson head of war lafior tun . r? "appoints Ford!? etred '"Si of the G inirc bo-ird ! the we.st ,tl,.ey Pcne,rated a front of to erect a bridge but th ,p W'ty- kilometers to a", average 'rmecrdctfru;tlessgas Amcr; Congressmen intend to levy bulk of ' .lo"r Jv? a'ZSued' the "dead $8,000,000,000 taxation on inWs South of the Marnc b"''" if the river ev. i . f . ;CUI111L1.1 ill. ! anu i.roniM. , , . took tmn Qr more t r. i- r - i J nrisoncrs. East of Rheims the enemy Justice nranl.es of Supreme Court "n heavily reBulscd and suf of thc U. S. sa.d to be advising iresi-:f , rn,nuJ che dent on future policy of United States 1 towards Russia. j what she wanted to sec him about. "Then she had sent for you?" was asked. "Yes." "What did she say?" I'irst she told me that thc boysi; Counter Is Successful WITH THE AMJERICAN ARMY ON THE MARNE, July 15. Ger man prisoners captured in a counter attack by the Americans at thc bend on thc Marne number between 1,000 and 1.500 and include a complete brigade staff. One group happened to be c attempting their efforts merican bullets on the opposite side ery time they attempt ed to cross. French Statement. PARIS. July 15. (Official) Thc German attack was launched at 4:30 this morning and continued through out thc day on both sides of Rheims. Desperate engagements were fought in the region of Goully, Courthiezy and Vassy, south of thc ; Marne, which the enemy succeeded in crossing at several points between Foshoy and Dormans. A spirited counter carried ought to be turned loose." ; rs. Stcphens had slept in it?" Did she tell you how she camel "i ,i;,in't notice." the money and everything, including; to be in the room?" , "What did she say when vou ask- Ihc lighting continues, x'ir,r ,We hnek on the right bank the enemy contingents the fact that the landlady of thc An nex had said that she had not rent ed any rooms the night before. Witness further swore that he had Mrs. Stephens, all right?" "We did." "Miller told you he thought Mrs. Stephens was at the Golden Eagle, ilid he not?" "He said she told him she was go ing there." Witness said that he had gone to Mrs. Stephens' room alone between I .non t remember." ; cd j,er about uion t sue ten you mat .Miner hauinloneyi her diamonds and 'She said she had all her diamonds which had reached the right bank, southwest of Fuscy. East of Rheims the enemy attacks hit against an ir reducible defense and was unable to penetrate our lines." known Bud Stephens since Bud was ai 11 or 12 o'tlock that morning. She i. i.. i. 5i uiuutim ULf iici auiL Laac; i "Perhaps. I don't remember." Lj ,,.,, GIVE GROUND She made no complaint of any kind! "n;.i vi, tpli hpr why you had I LONDON. -July 15. The Ameri- against Miller?" 'arrested the men?" Icons yielded slightly to the Germans "None at all." ! .j explained that we were holding! between the town of Fossoy and the "Did you notice the condition ofit,em for investigation till we could' river Surmenil, which empties into the bcd." 4lp'nm ihnt hpr iewelrv and money! the Marne just east of Mczey, but . . , "I don't recall." gone with Miller and Sid Marks that "You knew Joe Stephens most of little boy and that he knew his repu- was still in bed. He had asked her "Did it look as if any one besides (Continued on Page Two) j restored their positions by counter-at-I tacks according to dispatch to News.