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STATE ITEMS OF IN
It ia not Improbable that the Ninth
Cava'ry band will 0 from Douglas 10
Washington to participate in tbe in
PrJ A Ketchcttide. president
the Commercial clut, Supervisor F
lllliot and Present Earl II Sml'h
1 be Water l'er' assrciation. went
1 09 Angelea on tbe invitation til
I.oa Angeles Chamber ot Commerce
to meet with that body and represent
ativea of other sections.)! the Colorado
river watershed for tbe purpose ol or
ganizing an association for carrying
out tbe project for constructing dams
at tbe beadaatert of tbe tributaries ol
tbe Colorado river, forming a grand
conierration project that viill use all
of tbe waters of tins mighty stream
for irrigation and incidentally develop
an enormous electric power,
Assistant Superintendent Sykes of
tbe penitentiarr Ins tent out a re
quest for more books for the prison
library. At the last term of tbe legis
lature no appropriation had been
Repor's are reaching Prescott of the
most systematic line 01 thievery ever
known to occur in the country, in
which idle quartz mills, hoist houses
and other buildings of abandoned
companies are being made the'prey ol
a itell conceived plan of robbery.
Jack UcMabn is etill the "Pride of
Prescott." be having earned the right
to retain that title in his bout with
"Yojng" Mitchell Wednesday night
in what was scheduled to be a twenty
round content but which ended in the
first ol the nineteenth n a knx-k.-
I'rederick Seiupick, new American
consul, successor to Dr A V Dye,
after spending a fewdays in Negates
at his headquarters, left for Douglas
from which place he will work out as
the necessity may demand.
T C Hill, who is in Prescott Irom
Thumb Butte mining district, brings
news of a very rich gold strike made
last week by Burlington and stone
on the Big Ben mine that U parallel
to the Interests ol J K Lowry, and of
the emme system
Official advices from the United
States land office at Phoenix are to
the effect that tbe aegistrar and re
ceiver has handed down a decision in
the case of John Duke against tbe
Arizona Land & Irrigation company,
in favor of tbe latter. The issue gre
outo! the protest of Duke against tbe
company acquiring a ute on Willow
Creek for the construction of a dam
for storing water to reclaim certa'n
lands of Lonesome valley, and th
final bearing took place in Pbocnix
during the middle ol October.
The county will construct new
roads south of Tucson to accomodate
the settlers of tbe district being
Opened by the Tacsoo Farms Com
Tbe Johnsville liming company.
wbtch owns twelve claims in the Gold
Gulch district of Miami, has recently
(hipped several wagon loads of lum
ber and supplies to tbe camp, and is
Miss Rosa Durango, who is tbe
daughter of one ot the best known
and wealthiest ranchers in northern
Sonora, was married October 31 in
Sfoctezoma to Ygnaein Soto, the
paying teller in tbe First National
bank of Douglas.
The Florence Improvement com
pany has applied to tbe board of
aldermen for a charter covering water
light and power, and the question of
granting tbe charter asked for will be
submitted to theJlectorate of Flor
ence) for determination.
Cbiel Justice Alfrbd Franklin cf
the state supreme court in the latest
candidate to enter tb tints for federal
judge actingon the assumption that
tbe Democrats will be aele to delay
the confirmation of Sloan at Judge until
the end of the abort session.
xne car soonsge is becoming even
worse than it has been daring tbe
last few weeks, according to the state
ment of well known cattleman.
At Patagonia, tbe most important
deal consummated in the district
during tbe past week was one that
has been pending for some time.
Bracey Curties of the First National
bank ofNogalei bonded the Hum
boldt group of copper-silver claims 10
tbe Phelps. Dodge interests for the
sum of $100,000, and work or opening
tha property on an extensive scale
will begin at once.
Dr. A II Wilde, president ol, the
university of Arizona, delivered an
excellent address tj the 1 rente ol
Tombstone last evenii g at the Sohief
felin Hall on the subject ot "The He
latlon of the High School to the Com
Tbe Tombstone City Hand was in
attendance und rendered an espccial'y
pleasing musical program, including
a cornet solo by n McSparron, dl
rector ol the band, which was heart
Dr. Wille was introduced Supt
E. H. Stover of the Tombstone public
schools, and tho noted 'collegian was
greeted with cordial applause.
The speaker gave out some prac
tical truths on educational lines ap
pealing fur parental and community
co-operation for beat remits. Tbe
tack to bold interest in High School
work nas a serious one, illustrated by
tbe lact that out ol 100 grade stu
dents but five vats tbe High School
and two through col'ege. Many reas
ons were advanced for oncouragement
of students for High School ork,
embracing pby.icai, intellectual aud
social advantages. Profound change
were necessary in general adaptation
of tbe school system to individual re
quirements and adjustment to con
ditions which were net at present con
templated by the school work. He
elaborated on the usefulness of the
High School to the communitv. tbe
constant relation of example- eel lor
good moral pr cepts problems ad
vanced and beneficial inspiration ol
educational and intellectual atmo
sphere. Dr Wilde paid a pleasine tribute
to thehigh type ol cit'tenelnpfoundin
the Arizona boards of school trustees
and lauded the Arizona legislature for
foetering influence on educational
matters. Ho earnestly pleaded for
manifestation of good will to the
teachers, an invaluable aid and ser
vice which could not be granted if all
held aloof. Tbe importance of books
and manual training embracing or
ganized recreation aid diversion were
esetiaW ol fundamental benefit.
The Doctor closed with refernnce
to the standard of tbe High Scbool,
its good and the noble mi'sion which
causes every community to regard
with pride and pardonable concern.
His remarks were heartily applauded
and many cordial band-clasps were
extended tbe distinguished speaker
after the meeting.
A Mistake as to
There is a mistaken idea which
has cropped out since tbe election
that the right of women to vote in
volved tbe right to act as juror or of
ficial and the payment of poll taxes.
None of these has been conferred up
on tbe women. An attorney says
that there is a movement on toot to
put through a bill placing women
upon an equality with men in all re-
pects, as regards civil rights. Should
this be done they would have to pay
poll tax in the same manner u th e
men and could serve in office or on
Court Cases Filed
Est J F Wish: Dec 13 day bearing
order to show cause why order sale
real estate should est be made
Est J D Mcintosh; order setting
apart personal property for widow.
Ejt J A Smith; Nov 21 time pro
bating will hearing application let
ters; also notice to be given.
Est K D Jacote; Daniel Har.ley ap
Est Stedman minora; Ncv TC day
Est J Herlling; Petition for letters
Nov 29 day bearing.
Est G Schobert; Nov S9 day hear
ing petition for letters.
Est Clara L Edwards; order ap
pointing G Haigler, Wra Drckera
and h J Overlook appraisers.
8 Cf TRIOS COUBT
Suit No 225. H Mary Anderoan vs
M E Anderson, divorce.
J A Jenkins vs W Garrard et al.
damages in sum of $25,000.
Judg in 8nlt 188. E Berry Dr,
Hattie Barry Cr; divorce.
The Passing of
n Innol linlivi
a Legal ugni m
News has reached Tomt-atuno of the
tragio ending of a former Cochise
county editor, Frankly n II Dorr, a
planter of Douglas who Lunched the
Daily Dispatch uf that city. Mr
Dorr foully alsansltialtd Tuesday
night while nailing tlm street ot
Cllltnn lu coni ny with L,i2l'p( l'""
murderer discharging two load o
qurkehut ins the body ot In victim,
instantaneous death resulting. The
crazed demon then fired promiscuous
ly, killing tao others. sought quarters
and whn the police p'epared to enter
bis barricaded premises, suicided
Franklyn II Dorr wa intimately
acquainted In Tombstone acd high')
respected throughout Cochise Juunty,
haling been popular as an editor and
eaK fined as a practic ng attorney
His law connections had relation with
several of the legal lights ol this sec
tion, and his untimely demise will be
regretted by a host of admirets
throughout Southern Arizona.
The Eighteenth Annual Meeting ol
Conference of Congregational Church
es of this state, began their sessions
last evening, Kev A J Uentdict, Mod
erator. Iter. H. B. Roberta olTucson, de
livered an address on "The Right to
theTreeoi Life,' and lltv C. 11
Dains read a paper on "The Chal
lenge o! the Child."
This morning's meeting ws given
over to organization and business.
Tbe following officers were elected
for the yenr:
Moderator. Rev C. II Dains; Reg
istrar, Itev H. A. Deck; treasurer, J
A. Rockfellow; member of tbe beard
of directors Rev A.J. Benedict.
Reports of tbe work for tho past
year and the plans for 1913 were pre
sented by thoe present
Rsv. C. II Dains ol tbe Los Ai.gelea
I Congregational Association was re
ceived into theArizona Ccnlertnc.
Rev. J. H. Hea'd. superintendent
for the Congregational Home Mis
sionary Society, mrde bis report on
'Our Missions" in Arizona.
Rev II A Deck, superintendent for
tbe Congregational Sunday School
aud Publishing S ciety, spoke on ' Our
This afternoon was given to ad
dresses as per program.
The Congregational conference con
cluded its business this morning,
les.erday alternooa was given to
papers and addresses, all of which
sere strong meteages on tbe subjects
Home Missions Kev. H. B- Rob
erts, Dr. Alexander and Mrs Otis.
Sunday Schools H. A. Deck, Prof
Clo'hierand Prof. Felton.
On Apportionment Revs. J H.
Hea'd and H. A. Deck, additional
Superintendent of Conference Rev.
J. H. HeaM
Delegate to National Council II
A . DecV.
Alternate Rev.C. H. Dains.
The following resolution was adopt
The Conference desires to express
its hearty thanks to the members of
tbe Tombstone church for the kindly
hospitality shown to it, and to Mr
Rockfellow and Mr Reeves for tbe
evening rTde over tbe hills; and to
.Mr Deck, acting 'nastor. for In.
thooglitful case in all tbe arrange
ments and organization
Dr vvilde delivered an instructive
addres on "The Greatest Undeveloped
Asset of Arizona," before tbe Con
ference and members of the High
and public school.
A change in tbe program for the
service at tbe Congregational church
this evening has been necessary. Dr
J H Heald will speak at 7:30, instead
of R-T. Roberta and Dains.
F E Calkins, mining engineer and
manager of the Arizona Mining News
bureau at Globe for tbe past year,
leaves for Sie'rra Majada, Coahail.
Mexico, where he will accept a posi
tion aa assistant engineer to George
H Carre" cbiel geologist for the
American Smelting it Refining Co.
From Friday' t Daily
Tt. rw 1 ...
uteu.ne publio turned out
mm u,i n,Ki,t tD iiiXea to 0r, A
H.Wilde of the University of Ari
zona discourse upon the question ot
education, hts subject being "Tbe Re
lation of the High School to the Com
iruniti. All the parents and stu
dents who atterded feel that they ate
far wiser upon educational matters.
The Tomlxtone City Band turnish
ezccllent music at the SchiefTulin last
evening. 'X lie public appreciate the
lact that TomiMtnne has n excellent
musical combination, Tointtooe is
ahead ot most towns in the musical
line and several other specialties
Complirrente are by the score in
commendation ol the Tombstone Citv
Baud. The music at Tbe Sclneftelin
last night is pronounced by those in
attendance to have been superb.
V. P. Thompson, of the Billiard
Parlors, turned a nice little "trick,"
last night, when, after the educa
tional entertainment at The Schiel
lelio he baiqueted the band bnys
'liasa-d the "table grrancd" under
its weight of viands and tbe popping
ol corks sounded like fusillade of
Mexican musketry. Some of tne mu
aicians, today, complain that the)
arc groaning over superfluous 'loads
,t Bny rate, Thcmpgnii'"piead" of
generosity in recognition ol merit is
graci uslv appreciated.
Dr A II ilde, president of the
University of Anzona, aas a p!ea'at
caller t this office this murning. Dr
Wilde is an interesting speaker be
'ore tbe public and a pleasing gentle
man in private.
Rev H B Roberts, an able divine
ol the Congregational church, res id.
ing at Albaquetquo, N M, ond wbo
has been in attendance on tho con
ference in Tombstone, was a welcome
caller at the Prospector office this
morning. The reverend gentleman is
highly pleased with his visit to this
section of Arizona-
Deputy U. S. Marshal A A Hop
kins came into town today, bringing
two prisoners to place in tho custody
n: fcherm vv ueeler. .Mr Hopkins re
turned to Douglas this afternoon.
T. II. Grace, a popula-salesman fcr
an El Paso house, is wbiliog away a
few day in Tombstone, recupera ing
ana making -seurances doubly sure
that he mil continue for soma tima
to exist and have c being Mr Grace
was threatened with pneumonia, and
being a wise one, came to Tombstone
where the climate is rebellious tn euch
imfraclioiis, and through the co-oper
ation 01 Dr tlugnart tbe amicled ore
has progressed beyond tbe danger
Rev. J. II. Heald will epeak at the
Cnngreg tioial church th's evening
at 7-30 and a g-neral invitation is
extended tbe public.
Tonight the "ins" will vacate and
the "elects" come in'Tbere are but a
few changes in tbe municipal govern
ment. But the city of Tombstone
will continue its onward movement
tomorrow morning under a new regime
Mayor Ed James will relinquiai tbe
reigns in favor ol W. F. Kucvenbecker
wboeucceeds to the helm. Chief of
Police Bravin, as for lo tbeee many
years, succeeds himself.
New Law Would
Tbe difficulty encountered iu this
state in securing accurate complete
election returns bag resu ted in a
movement for tbe passage by tne leg
islaure of a law requiring that certi
fled counts be submitted to the
county supervisors saparate from tbe
ballots and tally sheeis.
Similar laws are in efect in other
state and they work to perfection.
Under the present system Arizona
has to wait many. weeks for complete
returns of her elections.
A Reason for
A feature of the educational enter
tainment at The SchiefTeltn last night
by Presidant Wilde of tbo University
of Arizona, was noticeable by tbe
number of parents, advanced students
od the general public, who would
lend all aid to tbe "Pride of Arizona."
Tombstone haa always borne an en
viable reflection on tbe educational
advancement of tbe country; Tomb
stone will continue lo fornish the
exampl a 'erti'e section lor ac
quiring knowledge resulting in the
fact that our schools are. tbo best of
tbe state. The most competent in
structors are in charge, aid why not?
ri - iaaity'ilff teUbt;;
1 From Thursday's Daily
Mrs Juhn Roncbetti, who has been
quit? ill for tbe past sevralday.leftnn
this afternoon's train for Uisbee,
where sbe will enter the hospital and
undergo a eurgic-1 operation.
Mayor-elect Kuchentecker and tho
recently chosen aldermen had an in-
formal meeting last evoning. The
new city Fdminirtration will be in
ducted into service tomorrow even
The Bell Telephone System has
adopted a pension plan, to be Mil
into operation January 1st. 1DI3
TLc provisions cover dioabili y. old
age and accident insurance The
telephone manager and attendants it
Tombst'me asenot likely to soon be
come beneficiarie of the plan, as ihey
ara all yountr, bale and hearty, and
are lilely to contini-e so while they
remain in this section o'" the sun
C M Rpnaud. a prominent mer
chant of Poarc , ia in the city today,
transacting business be'oie the court
pertoiuing to land matters affecting
his immediate section.
Judge W D Monmonier.of Pearce,
and a prominent mine owner ot that
section of Coch'se county, is a visitor
in Tombstone today, where he finds
many friends to ezteod him a hearty
Lou C Woolery, the hustling real
est-te dealer of the San Pedro valley
with offices at Benson, is visiting the
county seat today. Mr Woolerj
states that the rush of homeeeekers to
this section of Ccchise county is now
on in earne.t and that the number o
landseekers is increasing daily.
Ihe winter eea'On is on in Et Paso
and yeggmen, porcli-climbers and
"dips" are mentioned by tbe papers
as congregating on tbe Rio Grande.
Such undesirable ilka ot the under
world never visit Tcmbstonejour con
stabulary, under tie efficient dicta
tion of Cbiel nf Police (teorge Bravin
is known the country over, and crooks
give this camp a wide berth. 'Tis
better thus than in the instance of
'Titles to the land owned by ibe
ta'eol Arizona will be in perfect
shape when the land commission get
through with its work, and the land
to which the tit e is given will be a
good land as 'he commission can pirk
out for the state." This ir the state
ment made by Mulford Wmsor, chair
man of tbe Arizona state land com
mission. The commissioners do Dot want 10
gt land ahead of settlers, but tb
want to get all tbe good land thy can
without cro-ding the settlers. They
hve over 12,00' 000 acres 'o pick ont
and that is a great task, if it is don
properly, and tbey arc doing it prop-
"We are trying to pick out land
that we believe the state will realize
ot in the future," said Mr Wmsor.
' We have, been taking land that
we believe will some day be und r
irrigation. We have not been bav
ing such land surveyed or ezamined
b experts to see whether it will bo
irrigated land, but we are U'ing our
judgments regar ling it and 1 chink
we have got a lot of land that will one
day be very valuable or tho state.
"But before we get all tbe land we
are making solid basis in tho rec
ords of the land. There will be no
question reeardiug titles "her. we get
tnrougu witn tne wort, it will n t
haveto be dona again as it has been
in every other e ate.
"Ihe legislature did a very wise
thing in putting off the enactment of
laws regarding the land proposition
for new phazes and new problems,
have arisen Tbe question is one ol
the most important in the state to
"We want to get the thing started
right and I am sure we are doing
tbat very thing. I am pns'tive tbat
there is not a state in the Union tbat
has tbe records in such perfect shape
as we have them in Arizona! I am
satisfied tbat Arizona will not Itse
any of its land and tbat it will be
orth m llions and millions, (o tbe
state. The value now can hardly be
Arizona has sufficient land to sus
tain every state institution and enough
left to make the rate wealthy, few
(.people can realize what this land
means 'o the state. Tbe careful
seleciiotl of the land wfcicti the stale
will take means many millions to tbe
ate, and tbe land commission evi
dently is trying to make these mil
lions for Arizona.
Sam Bradner Will
Resign from Legislature
Sail B Bradner' risigna.ion a
nemttr of tha loaer house of
"''' lr..m UoCaise county mil
I1 l,Dd"1 to Governor Hunt this af-
ter non or tomorrow, according to
T isdeoieion of Mr Iliadner still
further mudrllta the question that ha
HMren regufdiot! the speakership o'
the House at tbf spcal ses-ion to te
called ty Governor Hunt rarly nezt
year. Ur.drer a speaker of tb
liouee during the first session, early
this year, and made a brilliant record,
'the resignation of Mr Bradner may
mean a specul election it. Cocbl-e
county No other proviso n for fill
ng the place, ot legislators won d'e
-r resign is made.
A Recog ition
That is Just
That M C Hank d. Chairman of the
Cochise County Deruocr ic Central
C( mmittee, will undoubtedly le the
nezt postmaster ol Dnuglao i a fact
tbat has become kno-n publicly. Mr
Hankin is one of the strongest Dem
ocrate in southern Arizona and ha
the endorsement ol practically every
member of tbe party in Cochise coun
ty, lie was a tower ol jtr-OL'th to
the party in the tbe recent electii n
and Hie fact that Governor Wil-on
rn si far ahead iu what ws com
monly supposed to fe a bull moose
stronghold was due in a large meas
urc to the work of Str Hankin.
"Struck it Rich"
It 19 reported ioToiuhstnne that H.
C Ufark has "struck it rich" in a
placer claim on tbe northeast slope of
tbe Huachuca mountains, near the
old Salvation Army c'aims, noted for
their generous output of copp r dur
iog tbe management of Connolly sev
eral years since.
'1 ho claim is one which Mr Clark
has hold for some time It Is near
the line of the Fort Huachuca mili
tary reservation. It has been known
for some time that there is excellent
placer ground oti the reservation hut
government ruling prevent anyone
from working this ground
McNeal Fair to Be
Held on Thanksgiving
Arrangements forjhe Third Annu.l
Fair at McNeil, a flourishing farming
community in the Sulphur Spring
Valley, haw been p"rlecfed, and tho
nig snow ol valley products will take
place on Thanksgiving. November 28. t ,-
Thiswillb the third annual fair! Am0., ,.. P v. j
-:.,.... .. r -v -i j . Albert W Forbes filed suit against
given at McNeil and it promises tel.t, , r. 1 .- Kinss
surpass al others in eihihi.. l ..,,. -
cultural, dairy and live stock product-.
The farmers of tbat community are
especially d-airuus ol having a I, rge
number of Cochise coun y people. and
inose 01 tne state attend in order tn
show them the many opportunities of
the vlley Thyclaimth t the farm.
tng opportunities of the Sulphur
Springs valley have never teen prop
erly represented to the people, and
ovnry effort will be made by the farm
ers tu have the very best products ol
the valley -si splayed at the fair.
In addi'ion to tbe displays, theie
will be broncho but ne, roping con
tests and other cowboy sports that
will be greatly superior to anything
that has ever b?en presented in Mc-
ISeal before. There will also be dem
onstrations of tbe heet methods of ir
rigation for this section of the coun
try. The ladies of the ronimnnity will
serve a turkey dinner for 35 cents and
tbe proceeds will go for the benefit of
the scbool district.
A prize ol 5 gold is offered by the
fair association for Ihe Urges', family
in attendance and also a $5 gold
pr:z for the prettiest baby nnder two
years of age.
It is expected thatqoife a number
ot people will attend the fair, and
when the county shall have taken an
interest, 'he public at large becoming
iut-rested, there remna no. douht as
to the success ol the McNeal fair, in
the fair Sulphur Springs Valley.
tiiamL'enain s cougn Hemedf
Carti " . Couo vs vslooitts; Piask
A Phoenix paper is doing some
crowing over statistics alleging that
Mari-npa county has finally put one
over Cochi-e county. But wait. The
Hem sayt :
' "Within Ihe s ate of Arizina dur
ing the firs' six months of tbe y.ar
l9li there were 1CG7 b. hies born. In
tn- nggregaio Maricopa dunty led
-Hli 111. The second county in the
-tote in the point uf numbers in the
baby crop is Cochise witrr271. With
t e exception ot une month Maricopa
o.iuity also led the other counties
evry month. The lene month when
Cochisp beat out the Imperial county
of tbe sta'e na. February, when Co
chise rolhd up a total of fifty-two
hbies against Maricopa's forty-eight-Mar
copi holds the record also for tbe
banner month, May having ihat dis
tinction with ninety-one babies,''
On Inspection Trip
State Engineer Lamar Cobb was in
T'j-iibstone this morning, coming 10
Cocli'S' county on a tour of inspec
tion ol tt e roads, preparatory 10 send
ing Corp. of surveyors into this sec
tion for tlm purpo'e o! laTing out
general highways and putting into
nerutiun the w.irk of road improve
Accompanied by supervisors John
Rock nd I'm R-gg. Mr C bo left to
dav for Bi-bee , where Chairman ol
the Uo tdOu9 Hickey will join the
party, and the 'our gentlemen will
make a tour of the ccuoty and d cide
upon the most ea-ahle routes to be
la'd out. The snrveyors mil follow
immediately upon this ti ur of inspec
tion and activ construction will La
enncmenced at an early date.
A fund if -f 45 ,010 for the purpose
of rod building in Cocbise county
will soon be available, and it is
thought that this sum will be eo ap
portioned a. to put the ci unty bigh
wnys in excellent condition. The
time of inspection is most opportune,
coming as it does just alter the stssi
on of neavy rain, when to guard
against the freaks of the elements can
be taken into consideration and
washouts avoided in the luture.
Railroads File Against
A I'll enix di. patch eayr:
The Santa fe railroad has applied
to the federal c urt for an injunction
to prevent the enforcement ol tbe
three cent fare law, ratified by tbe
people a the recent election, on the
ground it was confiscatory and con
trary to the state cons i utit.n which
gives tbo corporation commission tbe
J rate n aking power. The Southern
1 acme win me a similar action.
, "". ""' J"U,D company
inursoayin the superior court at
Tucson for $2?,500, tbe amount of a
c mmis-ion ton tbe sale of the com
pany's property in the Pima dis
trict. While digging a trench on Beach
avenue in West Prescott on Monday
morning, Ncaton Morrell. an employe
of the city water department, un
ear bed tbe skeleton of what appear
to :,ave been s. white man, and whose
burisl t..ok place over fifty jears ago
or before Prescott was founded.
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