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ERLY METAL MARKETS ftffltuli. ARIZONA WEATHER Bar silver: Foreign (Furnished by the U. S. Weather Bureau and the ssociated Press.1) Wednesday and Thursday Gen erally fair. Prescott Temperatures, Nov. 27 8 a. fn 36 12 m... .54 5 p.m.. ...48 ..64J4c Copper Steady. Electrolytic spot NER .13 to 14c PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA 1 PRESCOTT JOURNA L-M I N E R WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 1922. FIFTY-NINTH YEAR Ml Hitchcock Embroils Senate AMI HIS LITTLE 'JACK' LEFT OF TAX MONEY IF (Associated Press Night "Wire) PHOENIX, Nov. 27. The state of Arizona received from taxation and other sources during fhe fiscal year, July 1, 1921, to July 1, 1922, $11,862, 118.77 and expended during the same period $9,485,851.74, according to the annual report submitted to Governor Campbell today by Raymond R. Ear hart, state treasurer. The balance at the end of the fiscal year was $5,240,510.22 as com pared with the balance at the begin ing of the year of $2,864,243.19. Of the total moneys received, ac cording to the report, $5,635,955.28 were derived from direct taxation and $6,226,163.49 were from other sources. The largest item in the last amount given was $4,000,000 received for the sale of tax anticipation bonds and the next largest item was derived from funds received from the govern ment for federal aid and from the counties for the state highway .de partment tc be disbursed through the treasurer's office. The total bo. 'ed indebtedness of the stale,-, the M-eport shows, was $2. 424,326.87 on July 1, 1922, of which amount approximately $2,000,000 is city and county indebtedness. The entire amount of .bonded indebted ness, the report states, was acquired by the state prior to statehood. The report further states that from early reports received .by the treas urer's office from the various county treasurers, the delinquencies in taxes will not be as great in the counties this year as in the past with the ex-, ceptioif of Yavapai county, in which county, the report states, the amount of delinquent taxes will be greater than last year on account of the re fusal of the United Verde Copper company and the United Verde Ex tension Mining company to pay their taxes this year on the grounds that the assessment of their properties was not made properly by the state tax commission. 9 The report also ' includes a report for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1920, and June 30, 1921, for which years no report was made before, due to lack of clerical help in the office. The report contains more than 300 pages, the majority of which are tabulations. It was accompanied by a letter containing recommenda tions bv the state treasurer. T (Associated Press Night "WireJ WASHINGTON, Nov. 27. In creases in employment, per capita earnings and total payrolls in manu facturing industries for the year were shown in comparative figures made public today by the department of labor. Seven industries reported em ployment increases and six, decreas es in October, 1922, compared with October 1921, and a like number were listed as having advanced their total payrolls, the increase more than off setting the decreases. 31 PASSENGERS HURT. (Associated Press Night Wire) KIRKSVILE, Mo, Xov. 27. Thir tyjpnc persons were injured, several seriously, when Wabash passenger train No. 20 bound from St. Paul and Minneapolis to St. Louis was derail ed a Millard, near here today. A broken rail was ascribed as the cause. The train carried approimate ly 75 passengers. RO SOL NIF (Associated Tress Night Wire) WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 27. The Tiger of France again came under fire in the senate today when his utterances on his tour of the United States were the subject of a conflicting debate which was en livened by1 an interruption from the galleries by a negro soldier. Senator Hitchcock, democrat, of Nebraska, former chairman of the foreign relations committe, led off in his debate with an attack on M. Clemenceau and French policies and was joined in the criticism by other senators, while Senator My ers, democrat, of Montana, came to the defense of the aged French statesman. It was during Mr. Hitchcock's attack upon the wartime premier in connection with alleged atrocities of black French colonials in Ger many that the negro soldier, who later gave his name as Lucius Jones, a patient at a government hospital near here, rose in the gal lery and sought to question ''the IEDGU CHALLENGING TH TIERNAN WILL COME BACK TO HER, SAYS MUCH-MARRiED "WIFE" TANGLE OF STATE MARRIAGE LAWS COMPLICATES THIS MESS i MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa, Nov.can't go back to his first wife under 27. Mrs. Blanche Hawn-Rash-Brim- mer-Tiernan, here to establish the fact that she had a legal right to be come Mrs. John P. Tiernan at Crown Point, Ind., Saturday, expects the South Bend professor to be here with her Wednesday morning, she announced tonight. "I had a long distance call from Mr. Tiernan this afternoon," Mrs. Brimmer-Tiernan informed an Asso ciated Press correspondent. "He told me he would be here Wednesday morning." 4 "I am Tiernan's wife and I am going to live with him," she declared. "There is no personal enmity be- tween Mr. Tiernan and myself. Hcin REAL APPEAL IS CONTEMPLATED FOR RS. CLARA PHILLIPS (Associated Press Night "Wire) LOS ANGELES, Nov. 27. Mrs. Clara Phillips, recently convicted of having slain Mrs. Alberta Meadows with a hammer here last summer, to- jday was sentenced to serve from 10 j years to life in the state penitentiary at San Quentin. She received the sentence without emotion. The commitment to prison was de layed when her counsel gave notice of appeal. A ten-day stay of execu tion was granted. However, the at torneys stated that the notice would not necessarily mean that an appeal would be" perfected. They said that Mrs. Phillips would be held in the local jail for 10 days and then trans ferred to San Quentin. COTTON MARKET " NEW YORK, Nov. 27. Cotton closed steady, although last prices still showed net losses of 35 to 56 points, at ?25.70. NO -DIVISION. (Associated Press Night Wire) LONDON, Nov. 27. The house of commons tonight without division, passed the second reading 6f the Irish constitution bill after a debate with out striking incidents. DIER SQUELCHED ARBS FOR senator. Vice-President Coolidge banged the gavel and senate at tendants rushed forward and re strained the negro so that the question was never asked, but ex citement prevailed in the senate. HEFLIN WAXES HOT The negro soon left the galleries but returned for the rest of the de bate wTiile Senator .Heflin, demo crat, cf Alabama, incensed at what he termed was an "insult" to the senate, demanded the negro's ex pulsion. Senator Hitchcock especially crit icized the statement of M. Clem enceau in reference to the quarter ing of French black troops on the Rhine, declaring the former pre mier's denials of the use of these troops had been disproved. He also attacked the French reparations demands cn Germany. Senator Myers in defending M. Clemenceau deplored Senator Hitchcock's criti cism of the French statesman ' and commended French policies toward Germany. the Indiana law, and I am going to fight any action to set aside the di vorce if such action has been taken." Mrs. Brimmer-Tiernan said she did not believe the reports that Prof. Tiernan and his first wife have set tled their differences and agreed to live together again. County Attorney Hoover who act ed as Mrs. Brimmer's attorney in obtaining a divorce from Arthur H. Brimmer, says that her status in Iowa is legal. He said, however, that he does not consider that Mrs. Brimmer-Tiernan's status under the Iowa la'w has any bearing in the case as her latest marriage was performed Indiana, PIG WOMAN TO BE A E (Associated Press Night Wire) SOMERVILLE, N. J, Nov. 27. The Somerset county grand jury to day approached the end of the long string of witnesses it has heard in anticipation of returning indictments naming the murderers of the' Rev. Edward Wheeler Hall and Mrs. EI eanon Mills. Mrs. Jane Gibson, who the prose cution has set up as a "star wit ness" will testify tomorrow. A few other may be called. GIVEN SENATE 01 (Associated Press Night Wire) ROME, Nov. 27. The senate this evening gave a unanimous vote of confidence to the cabinet of. Benito Mussolini after Mussolini had de livered an effective speech in which he said he would be pleased if the senate accorded him a unanimous vote and that he would not be ex cessively flattered by it. E SENATOR in Debate IflTAL JOINTS OF SHIPPING BILL (Associated Press Night "Wire) WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 27. Thirty-seven shots in the shape of amendments were fired at the admin istration shipping bill in the house today and six hit spots more or less vital. At adjournment tonight the bill had covered exactly one-third of its tempestous voyage toward the sen ate. Representative Graham of Illi nois, a republican, went home with three of the half-dozen amendments in his shooting bag, all of which were put through with the aid of re publican votes. Rated as the most important amendment to stand up was the Gra ham proposal which' cut out of the bill the provision under which ship pers sending heir goods abroad in American .vessels would receive a 5 per cent income tax rebate, which in some instances, it was charged in the house, would have enabled some shippers to escape all payments. It was adopted by a vote of 56 to 47 after it had been characterized by Mr. Graham as "vicious and extreme ly dangerous." The fight to riddle the bill was be gun five minutes after the actual reading - started. On his feet first, Mrjt Graham put forward an amende ment to strike out a section permit ting the -shipping board to sell ships without advertisements or competitive sale. The motion was adopted al most unanimously. . CONFESSIONS OF MURDER OF DENVER, Nov. 27.01111. Jones and Fred Rhodes, negroes, confessed today that they killed George E. Miller, Denver salesman last night, after luring him to a secluded spot near Globeville, a suburb, with the motive of robbery, Chief of Police Williams announced late today. "Jones and Rhodes said they per suaded Miller out to Globeville to rob him" the chief said. "They said the' knew he usually "carried considerable sums of money. "They telephoned him pretending their car had broken down and asked him to come to their aid. When they tried to rob him, they said, he resist ed and they killed him." GOES ON TRIAL FOR BRIBERY MffiER 12 ADA, Okla., Nov. 27. Gov. J. B. Robertson of Oklahoma will go to trial in district court here on Decem ber 12th on a charge of accepting a bribe to permit an insolvent state bank in Okmulgee to operate and having caused state funds to be de posited in the bank in an effort to save it. ' Decision that the governor should stand trial and the docketing of the case followed failure of the executive's attorneys today to have the case thrown out of court on a demurrer to the indictment .against him. Following the ruling on the demur rer Governor Robertson submitted to arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty. SYRACUSE WINS RUN. NEWI YORK, Nov. 27. Syracuse won the annual intercollegiate cross country run over the six-mile court at Van Courtlandt park. Yale was second and Massachusetts Tech, third. Over Faults of Clemencedu CALL DOWN REBUKE I HISTORY (Associated Press Night 'Wire) WASHINGTON, D. C, Nov. 27. Midshipmen from the naval academy who celebrated over-Tndulgently after the annual Ajmy-Navy football game Saturday were held up to public scorn today by Secretary Dcnby in one of the most stinging rebukes ever administered by a .secretary of the' navy. Many members of the corps, Mr. Denby declared in a public state ment, not only disgraced themselves and the uniform, but by .their con duct at a ball which followed the game in Philadelphia, brought such shame upon the academy itself as it never had known before. The secretary said'he did not know how many of the midshipmen "drank heavily" and was convinced that the great majority conducted themselves with propriet3r. But, he added, enough of them had failed in their duty "to bring shame upon all." He an nounced that an investigation will be ! begun at once and that steps would be taken to insure that "such an oc currence will never be repeated." None of the guilty were named in the secretary's indictment, nor did it appear certain that the department would tfintU.it possible to single out any individual midshipmen for pun ishment. ( Four judges are in one case. Firemen at banquet put Chief Con nell back. Mayer road is in good shape, say travelers. Hassayampa golfers fall to Verde players. Want Nogales here to play for the state championship, Dec. 8. t Lickered driver runs into travelers on Jerome road. x Grammar school team defeats the Freshies. FELLOWSHIP PARTY Members of the Fellowship Bible class and their friends will enjoy an evening of fun at a "tacky" party to be given at the Y. W. C. A. building on North Marina street at 7:30 o'clock this evening, it was an nounced yesterday. A prize will be awarded for the tackiest costume. An interesting program will be given and refreshments serveck . PIONEERS ADMITTED J. C. Snow, 72, resident of Prescott and a pioneer of Arizona, has been admitted to the Pioneers' Home here, it was announced' yesterday in infor mation from the secretary of the state board of institutions at Phoe nix,. A. A. Staley of Phoenix, 68, and E. J. Mendenhall of Flagstaff, 65, were also admitted to the home. TO SHIP CATTLE Fifteen cars of cattle will be ship ped from Hillside today by James Johnson of the Chicago Loan com pany, to the Union Stockyards at Los Angeles. Sullivan today will make a chipment from Del Rio, Pe cos Edwards, state sanitary board inspector for the county, said yester day. WILLIS ST. PAVING Warren Brothers will begin laying the black base on Willis street on Thursday, it was announced at the city hall yesterday. The paving com pany's crews' have been grading and leveling the right angle of Monte zuma and Willis streets from Gurley to Cortez during the past week, and showing good speed on the job. It is expected that these two blocks will be- opened to- traffic by the mid dle of December. ALIBI IS OBJECT OF THE EFENSE WHICH ACCOUNT FOR TIME ON FATEFUL DAY Thomas W. Burge yesterday de nied that he had participated in the assault that resulted in the death of t Iver Enge. Taking the witness stand with a court room crowded with hearers. and with Will Acker, his alleged .partner in the affair, occupying a back seat under the eye of Bill Fitz gerald, Burge detailed that story of the transactions which P. W. O'Sul livan, his senior counsel, had outlined at the beginning of the defense case, and presented what was designed to explain the relationship between him and Acker, the journey the two made to Maricopa, the possession by the defendant of certain alleged incrim inating apparel of Enge's and finally, the startling "third degree" through which the officers put the witness in Phoenix. That and the alleged alibi, set up by A. W. Snyder, the second defense preliminary witness, were the sensa tional developments of . the first day of the defendant's side of this case. Burge, who is appearing in court well dressed and clean-shaven, sat on the witness chair for three hours yes terday, telling in a low, , almost mo notonous voice, about how Acker of fered hun a ride'-toward- his 'hoped for destination in Texas, and then, when their car broke down near Maricopa, disclosed to him the fact that the machine was not honestly come by. There it was that the two separated, Acker riding a freight westward and Burge following oh a subsequent train. The impenetrable silence that Burge maintained during the days since his arrest was broken. First through a realization, he said, tha" he .would "prove his innocence in court," and then through advice of his attorneys, he had locked his share of the knowl-, edge within his own breast. Then, releasing a flow of words when sworn as a witness, he went into the most minute detail. The defense theory that no sensible person would leave so broad a trail if guilty, was stressed yesterday. A. W. Graharn, secretary of the Yuma Valley Water Users' associa tion, was first defense witness. He told how he had employed Burge on his ranch near Yuma for three weeks subsequent to Burge's arrival from Prescott. Burge, he said, made no secret pf his identity and the fact he had just come from the Mile High city, where he had been cm ployed at Fort Whipple. Living there close to the border, Burge was shown to have had opportunities to cros into Old Mexico. Snyder, who is an employe at the fort, testified to having met Burge near the Noodle joint on Granite street between 3 and 4 o'clock the afternoon of Sunday, June 11, at about the time it is alleged the as sanlt took ulace. Snyder was a friend of Enge's and had known him at Glendale in 1916. Burge opened his testimony by a frank admission that he had been getting "lickered up." He came to town June 8 and got tanked and did not return to work. This led to severing ties with his job. On the 9th he stayed at the post and the morning of- the 10th, got his pay and came to town. He registered at the Brinkmeycr. He was accosted by Acker on the street that night and they struck up an ' acquaintance over mutual interest in the Texas oil fields.' On the 11 th, he went to Acker's room in the Reif hotel at 10 or 11 in the morning. He was with his friend Foglc witli whom he had stayed at the Brinkmeycr until 1:30. He then went to the room of Harvey, another friend, until nearly 3:30 and later saw Snyder as testified to by that witness. Some of this time he spent sitting (Continued on page 3) F1BEMEN AT BANQUET PUT CONNELL BACK Announcement of an ofensive and defensive alliance of the Prescott and Fort Whipple fire departments was an interesting event of Sunday af ternon's annual turkey dinner of the local volunters. " It was made by City Manager Robinson in the course of reminiscences, dates ' and anec dotes about the fire department from the time of 'its birth in 1883 to now. Mr. Robinson listed the more serious fires of that period, especially devot ing himself to yarns about the great fire of 1900 that caused over $2,000, 000 damage and burned nearly all the business district. Now that the paved road has been completed between the post and town. Major Allee has given it out i that in case of need, the great mo tor .pump.Jruck of,-he government will he rushed into town to help fight fires. This implement is one of the most up to date of its kind and cost many thousands of dollars. That and the reelection of Bob Connell as chief, Otis Crose, assist ant; Frank Brown secretary and Morris Goldwatcr, treasurer, by steam- roller tactics of the mot bra zent sort, constituted the serious business of the annual meeting. The rest was devoted to 100 per cent pure fun. from the heavily laden tables that the Owl had provided and from the fund of good stories and brilliant wit of the speakers. busigand- Joe Morgan got his mind off mur der trials and pepped things up with i humorous account of the his tory of the department. Frank Whis man remarked on the development of the department, calling attention to the evolution of the husky fireman waiters into the bevy of beautiful young ladies who served this repast Dr. Southworth discussed the im portant subject of "Why Fires Burn" by shedding much "light of illustra tion on sm otherwfse purely techni cal matter. Gary Vyne was recalled twice, his solos were so well liked. The Elks' orchestra Svent from jazz to operatic medleys and provided the stirring music for the occasion. Mr. Robinson's reminiscences va ried from those of a strictly statistic al nature to statements calculated to draw the curtain from the past per formances of some of the very most prominent firemen in the hall. A. A. Johns," a former chief, who has begun attending the banquets regularly since he found out how good they are, wound up the speak ing with a delightfully humorous toast that finished with a splendid tribute to the firemen who have ans wered the last call of "Two Bells and Out!" As in past years, Mayor Goldwatcr, Mr. Toastmaster, Mr. Treasurer of the general department and Mr, Sec retary of the Dudes, patron ofnthe department and incomparable presi dent at such gatherings, presented the speakers. He then turned the meet ing over to Chief Connell. who promptly put his foot into a pun and nearly unroofed the Owl banquet room. Trying to pass the job of chief along was nearly as nard on Bob as taking, care of the truly va ried duties of the job, so hard, in fact, that he didn't succeed. His nomination and election, and that of the other officers, was without a dis senting vote, and the feast wound up with a crockery-smashing cheer for the city administration, which paid for the banquet.