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VOL. I. (Eiglit Pages) 1IOLBROOK, NAVAJO COUNTY, MAY 28. 1909. (Eight Pages) NO. 3. s ST THE MERCHANTS & STOCK GROWERS BANK OF HOLBROOK Holbrook, Arizona Will open for business in a few days Capital Stock, - - $50,000 FULLY SUBSCRIBED . OFFICERS: JOHN R. HULET. Pre.. H. H. SCORSE. Vice-Pre. C T. CUNE, Cashier BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Adolph Schuster Johm R. Hutet H. H. Seo G. T. Clino Robt. Scott OUR MOTTO: A SQUARE DEAL TO EVERYONE mí A. & B. SCHUSTER Holbrook St. Johns Wh.temore ri i i i mi 1 1 i i i n We have added to our stockGem Ranges, best steel, large oven, complete reservoir (ÍJQJ ff and high closet . . . pOO.UU REV-O-NOC lower action Washing C f Cfl Machines, the easiest and best made P JL A OU Sole Agents: Schuttler Roller Bearing Wagons Studebakor Spring Vehicles & Sealema Tobacco Dip ROBBERS HOLDUP OVERLAND LIMITED FOUR MASKED MEN HALT TRAIN AND DEMAND REGISTERED MAIL Twe Empty Mail Pooches Are Found Near Scene of Robbery, but No dew as to Whereabouts of Bandits Who Plundered Them OMAHA, Neb., Mar 23. Four masked bandits held up and robbed Union Pacific passenger train No. 2, known as the Overland Limited, a few miles west of the city, just before mid night tonight, and secured seven mail sacks, believed to have contained a large quantity of registered mail. - The robbers evidently got on the train at some point west of here. The holdup occurred about five miles west of the city limits in a deep cut along the -recently constructed Lane cutoff. The robbers climbed over the tank and forced the . engineer to stop his train and then proceeded to the mail car. The clerks were forced to open the door and hand out seven pouches of registered mail. The robbers then hurried away in a southerly direction and permitted the train to proceed. The passengers were not molested and as soon as the robbers left the scene of the holdup the train came to this city. A large squad of police hurried to the scene and quickly started in pur suit of the bandits. Find Empty Mail Sacks. OMAHA, May 26. Although the po lice departmeut of this city and the sheriff have had large forces of men scouring the country in the vicinity of the scene of last night's holdup on the Union Pacific railroad, three miles west of the city, little progress has been made toward arresting the ro bers. Two empty mail pouches taken from the train were found some distance from where the robbery occurred. They had been cut open aid their.coa tents removed, the outlaws overlook ing only one package. . The highwaymen dropped from sight so completely that not a single person has been able to give a clew. Every town in the county has been notified and the sheriffs' offices of sur rounding counties have been keeping a lookout for strangers. The postoffice department has taken steps to aid in the search. Rode in an Auto It is believed the robbers rode in an automobile to the scene of the holdup. It has been learned that a fire was burning on the bank near where the robbery occurred, and it is believed to have been used as a signal for the rob bers on the train in order that they might know where to begin opera tions. Conductor Wallace says ha was more surprised at the boldness of the robbers than anything else. "I got out of the sleeper at the rear of the train when I beard the shooting" said Wallace, "and the robbers prompt ly began using my lantern as a target. I walked forward to the nest car, when one of the robbers yelled at me: "Get inside there before you get your head shot off.' It did not take me long to obey. Had Finished Job "I went forward inside the train and when I got to the dining car just be hind the baggage car, the robbers had about finished their job. I fount! the colored waiters in a panic. "They were all up, expecting to ave the train at Omaha. Two or three of the dining car men had stuck their heads out and the robbers sent a few bullets in their direction. None of the passengers knew what had happened, because nearly all were asleep." Chief Clerk Whitmore of the mail car says the pouches stolen were con sidered among the less important reg istered mail. One of them was a for eign pouch, four were destined for Chi cago and the other two to New York. A number of secret service men ar rived in Omaha from Kansas City to night to join in the hunt. Sheriff Bauman of Fremont has notified the local police that three men had hur riedly left a saloon near the depot at that place just as the Overland Lim ited was getting ready to leave, and he believes they boarded the train. He has supplied a good description of the men. STATISTICS OF TOSIO TELL OF JAPANESE IMMIGRATION NEARLY SIXTY THOUSAND JAP ANESE HERE IN 1906 Nearly Fifty Per Cent of Total Num ber in United States Found in Cities of Cali-fornia. TOKIO, April 25. According to sta tistics recently compiled there were in December, 1906, 59,100 Japanese sbulects in the United States, and out of that total no less than 53 per cent were In California and its immediate neighboring states. In California cities 50 per cent of the total were found and of these 26 per cent were engaged in labor on rail roads, and In mines, the remaining 24 per cent being occupied with agricul ture. It is in the last named enterprise alone that anything like signal suc cess has been attained. There are 14,000 Japanese farmers, speaking roughly, tn California, and they own an aggregate area of 12.000 acres, which land is devoted mainly to the cultivation of fruit and vege tables. Many of the settlers have been living there for from ten to thirty years. They speak English excellently and may be said to be virtually domiciled. An important feature is their con tribution to trade with Japan, but more remarkable are the sums of money sent to the home country by them. In 1904 they sent to Japan $3,750,000; in 1905, nearly $3,000,000; and In 1906. $5,633,000. COWBOYS KILL 3000 SHEEP; TWO MEN HURT Of the Sim Kind. "Old man, said the chronic calamity howler, buttonholing him, "I don't want to be an alarmist, but " "And I don't want to be alarmed. Good morning,' interrupted the other mia breaking r.-ay from him. Chicago Trib on.e Voefal Horn Remedy. "A Turkish bath ia uch an excellent thing," remarked Miss Tartnn, "that I bare often wished these Turks who sell candies at expositions would take one occasionally." GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., May 26. As a result of battle between sheep men and cowboys on a contested range near Atchee, Colo., yesterday, 3000 head of sheep were killed and two sheep men were injured. The sheep, which belonged to Taylor Brothers, of Montrose, were grazing on a range near the hamlet of Carbinero. It appears that the cowboys dashed ia on the herders and tied them to trees and then rode out and killed the sheep. They first cut the telephone wires. Several hours later the sheen herders were liberated. The authorities of Garfield county have been notified, but it is not be lieved the cowboys will be captured. The range in which the crime was committed has long been a contested range and several mureds have re sulted from quarrels over it. INDIANS PLAN POW-WOW FOR TRIBESMAN WHO KILLED WIFE RED MEN SURROUND PRISON TO AWAIT BODY Aborigine Hanged in Nevada for Slay ing Spouse Much Wanted by His Tribesmen, Who Are Indignant RENO, Nev., May 26. Because more than 500 Washoe Indians are gathered In Carson City and intend when the body If Charles Kaiser is turned over to them bj the warden of the penitentiary to hold a big pow-wow over the hanged man's re mains, and also because the author ities fear trouble as a result, the body will bs buried within the walls of the prison, and tomorrow morning mem bers of the state police will order the Indians to disperse. Kaiser was hanged this morning at 11 o'clock. He was a son of Black Horse, a Washoe chief. Washoe In dians from the nearby reservation re sent the Interference of state author ities in their affairs, and declare it was their duty ta have hanged Kaiser should he have deserved it in their opinion. Kaiser killed his wife for allegd in timacy with another man an offense punishable by death by the Washoes. Kaiser was the third Indian to be hanged by the state, and the Indians are resentful for this. Early yesterday Indians began to gather outside the prison walls, await ing the turning over of Kaiser's body. They declare openly they would hold a pow-wow, and as the majority of them were armed, it was deemed advisable to bury the body within the prison walls. Kaiser, despite has bravado yester day, broke down completely just be fore the execution. He wept and had to be dragged to the scaffold. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS IN PARAGRAPHS GLEANED FROM NUMEROUS SECTIONS OF THE COUNTRY Dispatches Picturing Derelopments From the Outside World Stripped of Unnecessary Details and Presented ia Brief Oat of Ike Dim FmI. Erostrmtus had fired the Epaesiaa dome. "They may expunge that from the rec ord," he chuckled, "but my name will go thundering down the ages, just the ame !" Still, this doesn't prove that posterity will remember tUe much more common place name of Wiüítt. Chicago Tribune. Robber Secure (6000 LINCOLN, Neb. Bank robbers se cured $6000 from the Cairo State bank Tuesday night, demolishing the safe and building by three explosions. A local election was held yesterday and the explosions were thought to be part of the celebration. Frightened to Death FOROCHE. La. Adeline Hawkins, a negro woman, was frightened to death Tuesday night by a powerful search light of the battleship Mississippi on its way up the Mississippi river to Natchez. "It's de judgment light," she screamed, and fell dead. Five Born at One Time EAU CLAIRE, Wis. The wife of Fay Irish of Thorpe, Clark county, has given birth to Ave babies, three daugh ters and two sons. All are alive and well. There are. now ten children in the family. The other five were born singly and all are living. Two Men Rob Train AUGUSTA, Ga. Two robbers board ed Southern passenger train No. 17 at Warrensville, ten miles east of here Monday night, got the drop on Express Menssenger Mutton, knocked him senseless with a piece of rubber hose and after ransacking the car, throwing the mesenger into an empty express chest, the robbers got away with $200. Late Spring in Colorado GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The lat ent spring 'frost ever known here was experienced in the Grand valley fruit district Monday morning, and only promptitude in lighting the smude pots prevented great damage to the fruit. The forecaster says that to night the mercury is likely to go below 28 degrees, which was the low point last night. The growers are ready to light the smudge pors again tonight, if necessary. Cure Broken Back NEW YORK Stephen Barno, whose back was broken on April 1 by a fail from a scaffold, was able to leave the . White Plains hospital Monday. In the fall of twenty feet several of the ver tebrae In Barno's back were shattered and as a result the lower part of his body and his legs were paralyzed. The doctors cut away the splintered bones and his recovery since has been re markable. It is said to be one of the few cases on record where a man with a broken back has been completely cured. Roosters Must Go NEW YORK Following the opentng of Coney island all owners of poultry in that vicinity have been ordered by the board of health to get rid of their roosters. Until Coney island opened last Saturday roosters in that neigh borhood never crowed until sunup, be tween 4 and 5 o'clock in the morning. Since then, however, they have mis taken the bright lights from the fa mous resort for daylight and have per sistently cro""d from 1 o'clock until the sun has risen. The noise of their vocal exercises caused many com plaints to be made to the board of health. Somnambulist Falls 25 Feet COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo. Carl Erickson, aged 31, holds the record for somnambulistic feats in this sec tion of the country. While asleep Tuesday night he walked, out of the -window in his apartments and fell twenty-five feet to the ground without awakening, and kept right on sleeping for more than three hours. When he was aroused by a vivid dream, In which he imagined he was freezing to death, he found himself clutching at the grass In the yard, believing It to be a wood coverlet. Beyond a few minor bruises he is none the worse for his thrilling experience. He Expíala. "Why is.it, professor," asked the young man with the bad eye, "that when Chris topher Columbus discovered this couatry he didn't settle down and stay here?" "Doubtless you are aware, my young friend." answered the professor, "that th Spanish form of his name was Christoval Colon." "Tea. sir.' "Well, a colon does not mean a full stop. We will return now, young gentle men, to the consideration of the lesson." Chicago Tribune.