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411 V.A &&:; .? "5K r " fiAUrt TORRES HAS b BUR RECDRB Torres Arrested for Alleged Murder of Albe Brought to Flagstaff By Deputy Sheriff Pulliam Jesus M. Torres, a notorious outlaw who has been in all the jails oi central and southern Arizona, was arrested here Saturday morn ing at the request of the sheriff of Coconino county, on a charge of murder. Deputy Sheriff Pullianj of Flagstaff left Saturday night for the noith with Torres. Or, really, at the time ol the ar rest of Torres he was not charged with murder, but after he was taken into custody Deputy Sheriff Pulliam received a telegram from Flagstaff saying that a man that had been assaulted by him had just died. This affair occured about a week ago in a disreputable saloon nt Williams. At first Torres, who had been running a barber shop near by, was not suspected, but the bartender was taken into cus tody charged with murderous as sault. The victim, a white man, had been horribly beaten. The bar tender denied that he had done it, but said that the assailant was a Mexican who had entered the place through a window. The authorities at first believed the bartender's story and began looking about for the Mexican as sailant and finally their attention was turned toward Torres, who had left town. Torres had been here for three or four days and he had been a Irequent visitor at the office of the . sheriff. He called so often to' in-, quire in an off-hand manner, 'What's the news?" that he ex cited suspicion that he was troubled Ivy a guilty conscience. 'Triuugii Torres had been in lie- quent trouble in the southern part of the territory he first came to the official notice of the sheriff's office last summer when it was learned that he had been engaged with two other men in extensive thievery, the plundering of hen roosts, shop lifting and burglary. The three men were arrested, but on an ex haustive search of the premises of Torres nothing could be found. Finally one of the men "squealed." He told Deputy Sheriff Adams that the plunder had been hidden in an old well on the place. The well was opened and more than an express wagon load of stuff was taken out. Tfie lot was as miscellaneous as the stock of a department store. The associates of Torres said that he was the directing head of the enterprise, and it was thought that he might be sent to the penitentiary. But it could not be proved that at any one time or place goods of enough value had been stolen to constitute grand larceny. While there was no doubt that some of the goods were the fruits of burglarious en teprises, there was not such evi ' dence of burglary as would warrant conviction. ' Torres could only be convicted of petty larceny and he was given the longest term injail allowed by law. His term expired about three months ago, and he went to Will iams, where he opened a barber shop. The officers here, having failed to establish a felony charge against him in connection with his thievery, thought they had another hold up on him for the violation of the Edmunds act. It was ascertained that he had never married the woman with whom he had been living, a handsome girl of a re spectable Mexican family of Phoe nix, When Torres learned that he was about to be prosecuted on this charge he decided on marriage and .was married in a peculiar way. A jjcense having been procured, a priest stood within the corridor of the jail'whilc the woman sat on a bench outside. Torres was in his cell. With the :;high -contracting parties at this remote distance from each other the knot was tied. 'XTortesis'saidtohaveserveda term in the Colorado penitentiary for murder and he is suspected of participating in the murder of a Mexican at Nogales. But his con nection with the tragedy could not established. There were many other crimes for which he had been arrested. The authorities always believed that he was guilty, but when he was brought to trial it was always found that there was some loophole of escape, Thus he came to be looked upon as a dangerously smooth criminal. At length he fell into the error of himself believing that he was so smooth he could afford to entertain a feeling of con tempt for the officers of the law. Phoenix Republican. Baseball Dope Edgar A. Brown has resigned as manager of the Flagstaff team and Gus Jakel has succeeded him. Gus is an erstwhile crack player himself and will soon frame up a team to handle local laurels. Just who will be the star bunch has not been decided as yet, but it is conceded on all hands here that they will nail down the pennant. Rear Admiral William C. Al vord was called to Prescott Mon day on baseball affairs. The Prescott team has been practically made up and are anxious to try conclusions with other teams of the Northern league. Denny For,d, a crack south western leaguer, has signed up with the Flag team and will arrive this week to commence working out with the local team. More real live ones are being heard from and it will not be long before the list will run up to a full team of fast players. Manager Jakel has commenced operations on the ball grounds and is, having Mr. O'Neill prepare the diamond for strenuous ball playing. Small Concession in Insurance Insurance companies arc issu ing for a term of three years, at double the annual rates, policies covering B or C class mercantile buildings (not contents) occupied exclusively for mercantile pur poses, and for office, lodge hall, public hall, (without movable scenery), hotel or dwelling pur poses, provided a 70 per cent co insurance clause be made part of each and every policy covering such mercantile risks. The above modification of exist ing insurance rates was put into effect for Arizona by the insurance trust March 24th, last. Iris to be hoped that the trust will also look into other rates and get them low enough so that a poor man will be able to insure his property without mortgaging it. It is about as cheap to let it burn now as it is to insure. Curfew Shall Now Ring City Marshal Wheeler has a new job, or at least an old job re vamped. Now promptly at 9 p. m. the fire bell clangs a warn ing to all younger fry to scamper for their cots. The Curfew ordi nance has been dug up, brushed off and started to work anew. This will prevent a considerable wear and tear on the streets and will give many a young fellow more opportunity to be at home with his family and to study up for the next day's Work. Is Perfecting a Patent A. A. Milligan, last Saturday, resigned his place with the West ern Union linemen crew and left that evening on the limited for Los Angeles, where he will make his home for some time. "Al" is perfecting a typewriting machine and his time in Los Angeles will be spent in having models made of the different parts' of the ma chine. Williams News. Election of School Trustee At the school election held Sat urday, George T. Herrington was elected to that responsible posi tion by a vote of 25 over Edgar Hash who received 10 votes. The heavy vote would indicate how stfenuous'was,the.'election. .. ,, WOUNDED Mi DIES Oleson, Who Was Shot at Williams by Colored Denizen of Redllght . District, Dies The second death within a week from rows at Williams occurred Sunday night when 0. C. Oleson. a Swede lumber jack, died at the county hospital as an indirect result of wounds received it the hands of Leah Howard, a colored woman who run a house of ill repute at Williams. Stories differ as to the cause of the shooting. One side maintains that Oleson was drinking" heavily and had been thrown out of a couple of dives before coming to the Howard place and that he was in an ugly mood. He was or dered out by the colored woman, but seized a plank nnd was smash ing up things generally when she shot him. Others say he was shot when leaving the place. His wounds were not consid ered dangerous when brought to Flagstaff. One ball entered his side and penetrated the lining of the stomach, coming out in front. Another made two wounds in the fleshy part of his arm. A post mortem examination was made of the body Monday by physicians to arrive at the direct cause of his death if 'possible. The Howard woman is under arrest and was placed under $2500 bonds last week when it was thought Oleson would get well. It is reported that physicians who made the postmortem exami nation say that death was caused by effection of the lungs, no men tion being made of the wounds as having caused death. The funeral services were held at the Whipple undertaking par- lorsconducted by Rev. Metcalf, and were largely attended by the many friends of the deceased from here and Bellemont. Mrs. Marvin Beal Dead Mrs. Marvin Beal passed away Wednesday morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John W. Francis, after a brief illness. Her illness was not alarming until a few days before her death when her children were notified. Mrs. Martha J. Hatfield was born in New York state and was 3 years of age at the time of her death. She was married in Elgin, 111., to Marvin S. Beal, and came to Flagstaff in 1880, where they made their home up to the time of the death' of Mr. Beal, April 10, 1908. Since that time Mrs. Beal has lived a part of the time in California but always claimed Flagstaff as her home. She leaves, four girls and two boys to mourn the passing of a loving mother: Mrs. J. W. Francis, of Flagstaff; Mrs. W. C. Bayless, Florence, Ariz; Mrs. Everette Hanna, Mrs. Irene Meyer and Frank Beal, of Ontario, Calif., and Edward Beal of Flagstaff. Mrs. Beal was a woman of the old school, whose love of home and family was always uppermost; a motherly woman, whose early life as a pioneer was a rugged one, entailing many hardships, which brought forth strong char acter. . f Though age made invidious in roads, her many friends did not realize the end was so near and were greatly grieved at the news of her death. The sympathy of the community is extended to the family in their loss. The funeral services will be held this afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Methodist Episcopal Church, con ducted by Rev. Clyde P. Metcalf. Allen Greenlaw Breaks Leg Allen Greenlaw had his leg broken, Thursday morning, at the Greenlaw mill. He was working on the carriage and accidentally got the leg in between a log com ing down from the roll-way to the carriage. Dr.'Schurman dressed the broken limb and brought him in to the Milton hospital a short time after the accident occurred. The leg.was broken below.tfie.knee. Paroles Granted Governor Sloan has granted paroles to three students in the industrial school at Benson. One is Carlos Arbiso, who at the age of 15 was sent there from Maricopa county on March 6, 1910. Another was Clarence Dwiggins, who was sent from Coconino county, Octo ber 6, rgo8, and who is released on the application of his father, who thinks he can now properly care for him. The third is Fred Turner, who was sent from Maricopa coun ty, April 23, 1910. The paroles were all endorsed by the recom mendation of J. E. Mahoney, su perintendent of the institution. More New Residences V. P. Wyland commenced the construction of a model borne on the hill Monday which will cost 1500. The Dr. Switzer residence is well under" way north of the court house and will soon be closed in by Contractor Walker. More people are hunting lots every day and new homes will be epidemic in the next month. Work was commenced on the new stone store building for S. L. Finley Monday. Herman Deitz man has the contract and will soon have the long walls running up skyward. Order of Owls Coming Now it is proposed to organize a nest of unfeathered Owls in Flagstaff to better protect their hoots. Charles Rice is gathering in the material to build the nest. The order pays sick, accident, disability and death benefits. The initiation fee is $5, and fifty cents a month dues. The Owls origi nated at South Bend, Indiana, in 1904, and now have a membership of 146,000 hooters and is rapidly gathering in more. Flagstaff has man lodges but there is always room for another one. Anent Our Constitution A Kansas butcher was driving a cow to his slaughter house when a stranger stopped him and said, "What are you going to do with that cow?" "I'm going to kill her," said the- butcher. The stranger looked the cow over very carefully. "Oh, I don't believe I'd do that; if you feed her up awhile I think she will live." Good Company Coming The Chicago Entertainment Co., under the auspices of the Santa Fo, will give one of their enjoya ble entertainments at Emerson hall Monday evening, April 3. It will be an evening of music and light drama by teachers of these arts from Chicago conserva tories. Inspection Company I All members of Company I are hereby ordered to report at the Armory Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p. mM prepared for inspection of arms and equipment. Wm. A. Campbell, Captain Com, April Court Postponed Judge Doe has notified District Attorney Steeves and Clerk of the Court N. G. Layton that the April term of district court has been postponed to April 17th, owing to press of other cases at Prescott and Kingman. Two men were injured at Fair view, west of Williams, last Sat urday, by a premature explosion of thirty cans of giant powder. One man was thrown twerity feet against a boulder and was thought to be fatally injured; the other was thrown forty feet, but escaped with minor injuries. Mr. F. W. Perkins returned this week from attending the big meet ing of wool growers at Salt Lake. He expects to go to Washington shortly as a member of the nation al committee to protest against a reduction of the tariff on wool. George Babbitt has purchased the old Brannen drugstore build ing of S. L. Finley and is having it remodeled and fitted up for a store building. FIRST MUSIC OF THE SEASON Open Air Band Concert Sunday After- noonJJAppreciated Band Making Rapid Progress Boost for a Band Stand The Flagstaff band lined up on the court house lawn Sunday after noon and rendered a few selec tions in a manner so creditable that it elicited all sorts of praise from music lovers of the city. It was a day of freakish weather snow and rain with sunshine be tween times otherwise a larger crowd would have turned out to hear the music. However, hun dreds of people listened at open doors and windowsand.the unani mous verdict was that the boys did handsomely. Evidently the band is beyond the experimental stage and has come to stay. It is composed en tirely of home boys, many of whom have purchased expensive instruments at their own expense. They practice twice a week regu larly and have long since passed the critical point where so many bands go to pieces and are now working on a good grade of music. That they handle it admirably was evidenced last Sunday as well as on previous occasions. It would seem that the least,the city can do is to fall in and boost the band and thus insure frequent open airconcerts during the sum mer. The erection of a good band stand ought to be under taken at once, and the boys arc also planning to get uniforms, more new instruments and other paraphernalia which they will need as they progress. They are making arrangements to give a ball and concert the Monday night following Easter, Fwhich will give everyone in the city an opportu nity to do the generous thing by them. Let us all join in and give them a boost. We want lots of music this summer. It will make the city goand grow. Will Open Lolomai Lodge in May Mrs. F, W. Sisson has announc ed that she will open Lolomai Lodge on Oak Creek about May 15th next. Lolomai Lodge is situ ated in the most beautiful spot in the west and is rapidly gaining fame as a summer resort where guests may enjoy rugged scenery in a canyon renowned for its beauty. Oak Creek has long been famous in Arizona for trout fishing and its fame is spreading to the outside world. One who has not visited Lolomai Lodge on Oak Creek can hardly realize that such an Arcadian spot exists. Each year more a"nd more visitors spend their summer vacations there and bring their mends the next time. MAINE MENTIONS Maine, Ariz., March 29. Conductor Reynolds made a -flying trip to Winslow and return the middle of the week. Mrs. James Morehead and family moved to their ranch four miles north of Maine Monday for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. iohn Baumtrart- ner spent Saturday in Williams. Miss Minnie Tarr was a Finer- staff visitor Wednesday. R. C. Stripp spent several hours here Monday. W. W. Kellv and E. T. Coffv were Maine visitors last week. Smith construction camp No. 2, which has been stationed 2 miles east of Williams for some time, moved to Maine the first of the week, settings out their steam shovel at mile post 363. Messrs. Franklin McGaha and Richards, with their wives, ar rived Monday and have rented houses from Babbitt Bros, at Maine. The three Misses Gaston, Supt.. Gibson's nieces, are stationed at Riordan finishing up their tele graph work under the tutorshipof; Mr. William Hayden. '$???, "" $ ?v. Vfc msm xs r.w (ifrWwl.v ic-r.if3m0" w . 6iWkiftjaiaEnAHgflCBE3BggUyft5ftHa8eragaRfii 'tfSftr-9Stt.A!i&'&iI. 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