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I TEREST CONDENSED. 1
Doings In the
Au order calling on all the railroads
ol Arizona to have representatives at
a meeting lo b held at the capilol
January 13 (or the purpoee of estab
lishing a uniform (jrttem of account
ing bat been Issued by the corporation
To Submit State-
A big building, costing probably
$50,000, to hooae the department ot
agriculture o( tbe University ot Arl
tor.a, will be included in tbe budget
ot appropriation! to be laid befo-e tbe
etate legislature when it convenes io
With no known reesoi by the
thould willingly absent herself, pretty
Ethel Cockmsn, 17 yeara old, bas been
trangely mining from tbe home ol
her parent! at Pboeniz, aod the com
bined eSorU of ber parents and those
of the police bare failed, thua far. in
solviog tbe mystery.
Finally and irrerocably. Governor
Hunt Las related to tigo tbe pro
posed urw charter for tbe city of
Phoenix. Tbe refusal la baaed on
Yariouf ground, one being that the
ehar'er cannot be amended before it
ii adopted. Amendment' are abso
lutely necessary to make the charter,
ae drawn and approved by tbe Toteri.
t barmonixe witbjtb constitution.
An ar'esiah well at 245 feet aa good
as tho San Simon town well at 850
it tbe pleating news coming from tbe
Waehbnrn well, two aod one-ball
roilea south of town. This is a new
well, the third on thia tract of land
which waa filed on by Mrs E A Wash
burn nnder the desert land act.
John Ujack.Ja former employee of
the Coosolidated Arizona Smelting
company, baa instituted legal proceed
ings against that corporation for $25.
000 for injuries received while working
in tbe smelter. He states that as a
laborer be is incapacitated fur work
and that bis injuries are permanent.
Over seventy women had their
, - names enrolled in the great register
at Prescstt Saturday. A downtown
office was fitted np especially tor tbe
women. Tbe books were closed Sat
urday night, and oat of 1300 voters,
400 were women.
In tbe cue of Will E Ryan and
others, of Grand Kapids, Mich.,
against the Ceaa Grande Irrigation
District, a deeiiicn was rendered in
Florence in favor of tbe irrigation
Tbe Arizona Qocd Boads astocia
': ' tion has aecured tbe assignment by
. - tneomce oi pontic roaas. tvesmngion
D 0, of ita highway engineer, B H
Rnr-wll oH!iwr ft ? cf Isctnres
eral ptw ip this state begining January 7.
zr- Tbe lecture will be illustrated by
means of a atereopMcoo and will illus-
trate road problems by means of slides
and the talk will relate to economy in
the application o! fuods to road con-stro-in
and maintenance. Tbe lec
turer will be in Pboeniz January 17.
Romaine Fielding and members ot
the Lubin Co., of which be ia tbe
weatern manager, are in Nogales.
Oo Christmas day a dinner was given
at Lulley'a cats, at which time the
geaial manager was presented with a
gift from tbe entire company.
Judge Sutter today handed down
hla opinion on the precinct redie
trictine law involving the tenure of
office of present precinct officers
Tbe court holds the law is valid and
denied tho injunction called fur re
straining the board of supervisors
from appointing their successors un
der tbe redietrlcting provisions of the
Thedecisino mesas that the redls
trictiug, of the county to seven judi
cial precincts is tbe law to be followed
by tbe supervisors and tbe Uooliive
board will probably name the new
officers this afternoon.
Tbe new appointmeota under tbe
recent supreme court decision would
give tbe tenure ot office until 1915
their successors to be elected at tbe
nezt regular election in 19H.
Tbe test case waa brought by pres
ent ludicial officers who beld the re
disricting law as unconstitutional
and would legislate them out of office.
Tbe court beld that power waa veattd
in tbe legislature to regulate justice
counaand tb" redisricting law was
An appeal will undoubtedly prompt
ly lollow and tbe cse taken to tbe
supreme court for final decision,
jments of Productions BUendV
Monday, February 3 has baas ast
by Gov Geo W P Hunt as tbe day on
which tbe legislature will meet lot ita
second special session.
"In ray call will be recommenda-
tlous for tbe usual appropriation to
maintain tbe atata government and
its institutions tor two years," Gov
ernor Hunt said. "I will also, ra
cummend tbe abolishment of aapitol
punishment, good roads legislation
and tbe removal ot the industrial
school from Benson to Fori Grant.
From Thursday's Daily
Clerk of tbe Board A 0 Karger aod
hit assistant, O K Goll, took the oatb
of office today, filed tbtlr orScialbondt
and arsumed their duties with the
new year. Tbe new official heada of
the clerical department ol the board
are most capable and efficient yoopg
men both popular and courteous and
thoroughly familiar with their duties
Notices calling on all the producing
mining companies of Arizona to sub
mit statements o! their gross and net
production for 191k, aa soon after the
first ol the year aa possible, were
mailed by the state atatetaz commis
sion. No detailed figures are required,
Tb commission merely waot to know
what each mine produced and what
production netted after tbe costs of
mining, transportation and treatment
bad been paid.
Tbeeomrcissioners want this infor
mation in order that they can pats
intelligent! upon a mine tazatlon
bill drawn by tb companiea them
selves and submitted to the commit'
aion forita apt roral, amendment or
disapproval. This law provides ihl
tb mine shall pay lazes oo 100 per
cent of their oet iToductioo and on
12 1-2 per cent of their gross valua
tion. For instance, if a mine's net
production is $500 ,000, and its gross
production $1,000,000, tbeowners will
pay on $500,000 and 12 1-2 per cent
The board of aupervitore'Jmmediate
ly after the decision this afternoon.
convened to appoint tne precincr
otiicera tor set en judicial precincts
under tbe redisricting plan which
dispenses with the original 23 pre
cincts in Ibis county. The saving to
tbe county will reach over $10,000
annually. Tbe new officers appoint
ed are ae follows.
Bitbee, W II Thomas, justice, J J
Lowell; Geo RSmitn, justice; L R
Douglas; R S Maclay, justice; Sam
Willcoz; J 0 Page, justice; J W
Courtltnd; w B Moore, justice;
John Bright, constable.
Benson; P K Msdigan, justice; W J
Tombstone; Dauiel McFarlaod, jus
tice; Sam Morgan, constable
New Year Party
A merry New Year party compris
ing the Misses Josephine McPherson.
Lorain MePberson, Ltoo Tracy,
Julia Rockfellow, Henrietta Bock'el
low. Emily Aztell. Edoa Nevjpe. Etfie
Davey, Edith Carter; Measrs George
Jnlisn, Ksith Davey and Arthur Bar.
wood, spent New Year day at Land,
as tbe eoest of Mr and Mrs Loo
Woolery. The party returned borne
on tbe evening train, having bad an
enjoyable outing at tb Woolery bom
and pleasant recollections ol tb trip.
Suit to Destroy
Out on Parole
Blue Sky Law
Tbe Springfield Republican devotee
a column editorial to tb "blue ffry
law," such as was passed by the Ari
zona legislature, pointed out tbe good
ol the law and th necessity for it
peedy enforcement in all states. It
conclude it editorial with these
words:, "So far as sneb legislation is
eaid to be an interference with indi
vidual rights, th argument will not
be very convincing in riew ol tb
speedy enactment in other states
wbleb now restrict caving bank in.
vettmenU and authorize publie utility
commissioners to sopervit tbe se
curities by publie service corporation.
In this 'commonwealth we already
bare more or las state regulation of
ttockaod bond isaoe. Tbe question
concerns tbe extension of tbe prin
ciple. Some aetiataroe from ftbe
atata for tb large body ot innocent,
perhaps guiltless persons of moderate
means or small savings, whose life
does not train tbm to' pass intelli
gent judgment on tbe value of cor.
perate investments, seems to be re
quired. Ia no other wsy, apparently,
oan tbe swindlers be cheeks sstieasly
ia their operations."
Warden Sims, ot the state peniten
tiary, jesterday was notified that a
warrant bad been issued from Justice
Joupson'a court, charging former
Bandmaster Cbarles Fulton, of the
state industrial school, with forgery
committed at Tocacn November 24.
Fulton wta on a parole when he
waa tent to tbe Benton school to train
the boys band there. He went to
Pboeniz dnrmg tbe atate fair, became
intozicated and violated hia parole
He wis then sent back to tbe state
penitentiary at Florence.
It was not known until yesterday
that Fulton bad first violated hia pa
role cere. He came to Tucson on
November 24 for tbe purpoee of having
some denial work done, it ia aaid.
After the banks clored he went to T,
J. Dale's jewelry shop and asked Mr
Dale to carh a check for $20, which
tbe latter did, having known Fulton
alightly and believing that he would
not take the cnanee cf being returned
to the penitentiary. Tbe check waa
drawn oo tbe Bank ol Benson and was
returned. Tucson Citizen ,
Herman Hemcatb, one ol tbe old
timers ot Bisbee, died at his bom at
Caatle Rock, yesterday morning. Mr.
Hemsath bad gone down town earlier
in th morning and had only been in
hi bom a short time when the end
Mr Hemsath , who bas been ezten
sively engaged to mining be been a
reeident of this section lor a great
many year. For time be lived io
Tombstone, but Biabee has been bi
bom for tbe greater part of hi life.
He it survived by bis wife and two
children. Tbe deceased was a member
of Warren camp No 9 Woodmen ol
tbe World, and tbe funeral will prob
ably be nnder tbe auspices of tbat in
atitntion. No definite plaas tor tbe
funeral hav yat been saaie.
Eighteen miles south ot Bowie i
on ol tbe meat promising maroie
quarries in th west and it is now
making a great socceaa. It la the
property of tbe Arizona Marble com
pany, owned by Denver, Colo. .people,
John Kerr is manager and is work'
ing a force of 60 to 70 v men in tbe
quarry. Tbia marble deposit is said
to be 25 mile long, circling tbe
northwest foothills ot th Cbirioabua
muuntaina in Cochise county.
Suit for tbe destruction of 980
boxes aod bottles of Chinese medi-
ine, seized near Nogales, is now be
ing prepared by United States Attor
ney Morrison. Tbe proceedince to
have tb medicine'dettrored will come
up at Phoenix.!
The shipment was teized at Alamo
canyon. near Nogales, February 10,
las'. Tao Mexicans, witb tbe medi
cine strapped to their horses, were
surprised by border gosrdt. Tbey
unloosed tbe psckagea and eecaped
back into Mezic9 before the guards
could reach Ibem. 1 he packages were
taken to Nogales. There it was
fonnd that tbey contained 980 bottles'
and packages of Chinese mdic:re
which wss suppotrd to cure the drug
habit. A temple of the medicine wis
sent to tbe bureau of chemistry of tbe
department of agriculture at Wash
ington. A report wet tent back that
tbe "drug cure" contained morphine
It ia believed that it waa being emue
gled fovtr to tell In tbe Indians
Under tbe law,-the shipment can be
destroyed and tbe proceedings to bsve
this dene are now being started by
Mr Morrison. Th ehipmeot of medi.
cine was valued at $500.
J J Benton it in the
oce ou the niteijuc ol
tbe bt;Aldof supervisors.
Attorney O Qitem-teUyesterdnV for
Clifton ou 1-eal butiuestTSiisiL '
ezDeced to keep him in Grtenlr
county for about 10 days.
The New Yer'a dance at Gage Hall
on New Year' eve by tha Tombstone
City Band was well attended and a
most enjoyable tim- had. The music
was all tbat could bo desired and thr
merry dancers literally dtneed the
old year out and tbe new y ar in.
Jamea Giacoma and John Perotti
returned today from Twin Butteenear
near Tucson. Both are (interested
In some taluable mints in
that district and sold one group at a
gocd figure last week.
Charles Roberts, the popular cattle
man, Cochise legislator and coo
stitution convention delegate, is in
Tombstone today on brief tusiofti
Thomas Saundtrcock Jwas an out
going patsecger for Tucson yesterday.
Newton Woleo t returned to Po
mom. Ca'. vesterday to resume his
collegiate studies after spending an
enjyable holiday vacation with bis
parents and friends.
Mrs T R Sorin arrived Tuesday
evening from Tureon and spent New
Year's day at the aorin ranch in the
H E Berner, former clerk of tho
Board of Supervisors of tbt county,
hat moved from Phceniz to Nogalee
and assumed his position in the cus
toms service at tbst point.
Arizona Girl Arrested
for Horse Stealing
Chipagn dispatch says:
21 years t.ld,
From Friday's Daily
In Ti mb'tnne the New Year a
uiberfd in with a demonstration of
noise tbat surely indicated a hearty
welcome. The custom of pia'ol shorl-jri
in,; was participated io by the popU'
Dnmt hv IHunH
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w lum-s, Arli, -trri-JttjnTCh.oco, : 0. fjre (ji- wjJi4)tie(jt firtcr.ckera
Mace in all ports of the town; tb ring.
s'ole a horse to get nut fAfisntijTt
rather than starve here or l turned
out on the streets. She tot a far as
Dwight. ill, after riding since 1 ue sday
when she was captured and sent back
to answer to tliecliarga of horse steal
Mi't rtraion walked imo the South
Clark Street station in toiuur di
vided corduroy riding skirt, gauntlets
and spine while the police gathered
around to see the first girl horse Lief
ever teen here outside of moving
picture tbow. ,
Miss BrasoD it a piofetsicinal ridr.
She said she came here from the
southwest intending to get work at
some wild west show or circus. When
the was down to fifty cents I. t Tues
day he hired the bett horse in a zid
ing academy for an bour'a ride Phe
turned the animal's head west and
wootd still have been going it tbe
sheriff at Dwight bad not recognised
aK4 noise producers added XMhe.joy
oilwyj The boinbirnrisrackere
cne Trro tbe Chinese colony, who
j .Iced in tho "Tsw Year "celebration
with a vim and rt(-i.i0re( to euldo
tbeir white celebrate rsvn honoring
r lie new year, which meant vv gra
step in the emancipaticn of tbe tNfSo
ffC frrm Manchu thraldom and tho
r mt ttono celestials joined in proa
claiming same to the world.
County Surveyor J S MtNeisb and
County Road Superintendent J J
BdStojLrt-turncd to Bitbee last even
ing after atteoding tbe meeting, of
the board ot supervisors.
Quite number of Tombstone Elks
will attend the "Burn tbe Mortgage"
smoker at Bisbee tomorrow evening.
Attorney J W Rots of Biabee ia in
the city on legal business.
City Attorney J F Ross of Douglaa
is a county 8at visitor today on mat
ters before the court.
Chairman Hicirey of tbe board ol
supervisors, distributed a number of
handsome calendars among Tomb
stone friends tcday. advertising hie
mercantile establishment in Biabee
The calendar is ol haktt deign ai d
Attorney 8 K Williams is over from
Bisbee today on court bnsines.
Baby Earthquake is
Nearly Home Product
A slight earthquake, but almoit a
home product, wis recorded. Tuesdaj
by the seismograph at the United
States Mgnetic Observatory.
It lasted but three minute', and
the maximum vibration was 5-110
inch. The vibration was entirely
east and west. The eartbquako Is
estimated to have centered about 100
miles from Tucson.
Highest Prices for
California buyer are io tbe valley
offering tbe highest price ever mad
for local good beet cattle. Evidently
there is a shortsge in tbe supply in
tbe neighboring ststc.
Tneuazette aays: riot only ere
Dan Diego and other California
points drawing their supply from tha
Salt River valley, but also Prseeott
Tucson, Jerome aod in fact preotleala
ly every Arizona town. Cattle (seders
are feeling good over tbs bigb. prices
prevailing end tbe prcspects of tbem
going even higher.
A pr'ca of $6 75 per 100 pounds ia
now being offered and some are ex
pectins the seven cent mark to be
Court Cases Filed
EstHT Fitch; Demon M
petition for letters.
Est J Bark , edmr to sell pr prop.
Est H O Holbrook; W 8 Dixon sp
EttP Hansen; Jan 17 day beeriaaf
Bait 965. Pros Mot B ft L Asm v
L Aeso v K Heater, et el; debt ia
om ol $481.74.
EsUt A DDHaaaao;Janl7 day
Est Martin Cetjr
ship Paul minor,
Fourth Cavalry to
Tlo Fourth cavalry passed through
Fa'rbank last night en route from Fort
Hnacbuca, where the regimrnt baa
been stationed sicca the beginning of
tbe border trouble, to San Francisco,
where they will embark on a transport
for tbe Philippine Islands.
Tbe regiment is commanded by
Colonel Galbraitb Mrs Gallrrsith
will go to Washington, D C. Te
troopt'peeeed through on a special
train-, running in two sections cf
ighteen car each.
left last Evening
and son, Charlie,
for fcuglas on a
Tha regular annual mooting nf tb
stockholders of tbe First National
Bank ol Tombstone for tbe election
of director aod for tbe transaction ot
other legitimate business, will be bld
at the banking boose at Tombstone,
Arizona, on Tuesday, January 14tb,
1913 at S o'clock p rn.
T. R. BRANDT, Cashier.,
Francis MeLeao, secretary of tbe
National Association oi Organized
Cbariti, made a number ol criticisms
on Arizona's method ot caring for
tbe feeble-minded ol tbe state. Mr
MeLeao, in a recent visit to Pboeniz
tWelarad tbat Arizona was making
a fata mistake in plating ber feeb'e
saiadsd adults at tne asylum for the
insane aod bar feeble-minded children
at tb industrial school. Tbe dis
cuasioa baa resulted io favor ot mak
ing rrasgmenU to care for such un
fortunate t Fort Great.
Jte W Walker, former Tombstoner,
was over from Bitbee ye-terday sbsl -ing
hands witb msny old Tombstone
County Surveyor J S McXeish is in
the city in attendance at ti.e meeting
of the Board of Supervisors.
Wm Ho'mea, president of the Lead
fille Mining Co, nas a brief visitor
to tbe county seat today on business.
Saperv tors Hickey aod Riggs ar
rived thie.mornmg and with Super
visor Rock were in setsion tcdav.
J N Qaines, secretary of the Cochise
Tazpayera Assn returned today frjm
a visit to San Francisco and California
points, having spent an enjoyable hol
Wra Hicks was an outgoing pas
senger for Clifton yesterdsy on a
Deputy Sheriff A W Howe left yes
terday lor Florence with two prisoneis
who were sentenced, under an indr
terminate judgment to serve not ez.
ceeding 5 years for burglary. The
prisoner i, with good behavior, could
be released within a year.
Local nimroda are flocking to
the fields in great numbers these daj a
Tbey are taking advantage of tbe few
remaining days for open aeason tor
quail. Tbe aeason opened October 15
and closea r'ebruarv 1 The season
is also open at the present time for
ducks, geese, rabbita, dovea and
anipes. The open for deer closed De
cember 1. It opens September 15
T D Fulghum of Wilcox i a couj
ty seat visitor tcday,
Recorder Murphy it, again at his
desk alter an illness if nearly a month
and ia being cordially greeted by bis
Mrs B C Kettlewell arrived yester
day from Hereford on a visit witb
Dr F W Randall, county physician,
J M McNeill, resident superintendent
end Mrs Annie Preston, chief nurse,
arrived this afternoon, via auto from
the county hospital at Douglas, to be
in attendance at tbe meeting ol tbe
hosrd of supervisors and present mat
ters affecting tbe county hospital
Will Make Huachucas
Fine Summer Resort
Active work of tracklaying on the
Huachuca extension of the Southwest
ern railroad was begun Monday morn
in; from Lewis Springs to Fort Hua
chuca. I i' presumed that the track
will be laid within two weeks.
From the number of people who
now spend their summer vacations in
the Huachuca mountiins, it is pos
sible that after the completion of tbe
road tbat Huachuca will become a
famous summer resort.
Large Sale of
Attorney W B Cleary is over from
Bisbee on court buiinees.
The days have begun to lengthen
but tbe nights are still long enough
i give the men who du their work
after sundown ample time in which
to io their work.
Phoenix is making great prepara
tions tor the entertainment ot the
National Live Stock association, which
will meet in that city on January It.
It is eipected the attendance will be
Vol 1, No l.of the Santa Cm Pat-
gonian was published December 27.
Col R Ii Richardson paid $100 for the
first cipy otT.tbe preie and the new
publication is hoping great things for
tbe future. Price l Wsddell are tbe
pnblirbers ot the new paper and their
many friends throughout the atate
are wishing thtm success in their
John Igo, Frmk Elvey and sevetal
others have returned from tbe Lost
Hills oil field, where "hey went to
locste oil ground on New Year'e
morning Igo stated tbat fully fifty
persons were en the ground lo pre
lect their holdings by relocating but
tbat there as little, if any, flaia
jumping, contrary tc local efj5fa5,"'
ixiu w inters wa n outgr8 . s
eeCKerforIK6fiisteveningr on V
Mrs R C Kettlewell returned to
Hereford today i'.lii m few day's viait
All'lhe cattle owned by J T
and L C Sbattuck and on the
of tbe Double-Rod ranch in the SuV
pnur Srings valley were so!H at Doug
las on Monday to a Mr Morris aid
his associates who reside at Amarilln,
Tezas and have cattle ia tbe Lone
The price received was around $25
per head for COCO lead,
W M Riggs, member ot the board
of supervisors was instrumental in
bringing about this big cattle tale.
.Mrs T R Sorin returned to Tucson
t' day after several day's stay hereon
Jsmes Smith returned to Jerome
tca trailer spending tbe holidays here
with reives and frienda. Jj ia
trusted empttie 0 .rj'ljnited Vrde
Floyd Smith, a well known loco-
involving I motive engineer of Douglas it a visit-
or in Tombstone U.day.
The board of supervisors today
pistpcned action on tfe appointment J
ot new justices of the pesce under the
re-districting law urtil tomorrow, at j
which time Judge Sutter will have)
rendered a decision on the it, junction
case involving tho law on this quee.
Meanwhile the present justices of
tbe peace act as de fac'o officials and
tbe business of these courts continue
Much interest is manifested in the
outcome of the mooted question.
Mellen, a s
railroad.br three Cbimevliev
diane, according to letters rseeived in mai tbtTtt?-cSlit9
i-reeoz,,. - twelve too to th' -blow-
Now Bird Man
Fred Denton, formerly of Prescott
bas started bis career as a bi.-d man.
Denton waa formerly a miner at Pres-
A Mexican track walker named Jose ! " bnt '" b""' m.07, mo"y
in penetrating tne ecnereai ciime man
delving into tbe bowels of the earth.
He is the protege of a famooGerman
aviator and bas been up eleven times.
He is said to be learning tbe butiner
and will go abroad in ibe spriog.
The January number of the Tech
nical World Magazine thna describes
tbe building np cf a manufacturing
and crimrc'l r.'ces in tbe Ari
zona state prison by Lcois V Eytinge,
.with whose portrait and pictures ol
articles manufactured tbe article is
Torres, while intozicated, waa lound
frozen to death along tbe track about
three mile east of Flagstaff Monday
4w a . v-wr tZMaawo
A business tibiccfpays souuu a year
is conduted out in Ariicca under eir.
currsUnces tbst are probably unique.
A convict, Lcuia V Eytinge, serv
ing a l.fe sentence in the a'atc prison
at Florence, is t,e jsncrUr and man-,
ager of the concern, and a lark num
ber of bis fellow prisoner are tbe
workers and profit sharers. .Many ol
the convicts are former cow boy of tbe
range, who when at large lonnd solace
for the evenings about Ike crmp fire
in weaving and braiding little trin
kete of horteba'r. Hat bands, watch
fobs and chains, and even elaborate
bridles and stout rratat, sr mad by
their clever fingers, "and when con
trasting colors eif hnrarhatr ar osed,
the effect is very striking,
Thia art is now taught to tbe eon
vie! in Anions, ei.d alter their day's
work for the state is done 'they ar at
liberty to make and sell tb. things,
for their own profit. W
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