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VOL 2 AN EPITOME Os LATE LIVE NEWS CONDENSED RECORD OF THE PROGRESS OF EVENTS AT % HOME AND ABROAD. FROM ALL SOURCES SAYINGS, DOINGS, ACHIEVE MENTS, SUFFERINGS, HOPES AND FEARS OF MANKIND. Western Newspaper Union News Service. WESTERN. A warrant charging Ottoman Zar Adusht Hanish with a offense was sworn out in the Municipal Court of Chicago. A 16-foot stage in the Arkansas river was reached at Fort Smith, Ark., Sun day, and tlie stream then remained stationary. Tillie 0. Puckett, who had been on trial at Clinton, Mo., charged with the murder of his mother, Mrs. Susan Puckett Makinson, was found not guilty. Fifty persons, mostly negroes, are reported to have been drowned at Sun nyside, a small town on the lower Bra zos river, according to a long-distance telephone message received at Hous ton, Tex. Louis Bauer, arrested on a charge of being -the chauffeur of the gray auto mobile from which four men armed with riot guns fired upon two non union teamsters, in Indianapolis, con fessed to the police that he was the driver for the shotgun squad. Dr. Alice Shepard Kelly, 43 years of age, dropped dead on the streets of St. Paul, Minn , while hurrying to the bed side of a patient. Dr. Kelly was well known as an athlete. She attracted attention in Oregon in 1912 by making several record mountain climbs. As destroyers of marital happiness, mothers-in-law are six times more dangerous than fathers-in-law, accord ing to the records of the Court of Do mestic relations. Forty-six per cent of the cases brought into this court have been caused by liquor, Chief Justice Olson of the Municipal-Court reported in Chicago. There was a heavy snowfall all over Colorado, southern Wyoming and northern New Mexico last week, the depth of snow on the level in Colora do ranging from about ten inches to ten feet. Rains in Nebraska, Kansas Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas continued unusually heavy for the time of year. Every one of Des Moines' eighty six saloons opened after having been closqd since Nov. 22, as the result of a Supreme Court decision that they had been operating under an insuffi cient consent petition. The action came after Judge Creston of the Su preme Court had granted a hearing in the case and a stay of execution. At Jeffersonville, Ind., Miss Dora Dediva refused to be kept “waiting at the church,’’ even if it was only a coun try justice’s court; so, when the man she was to marry was late —she mar ried another. William E. Morang of Danville, Va., who was to marry Miss * Dediva, was not to be excelled by her. He was introduced to Miss Lora E. Blythes of Jeffersonville; twenty min utes later they were married WASHINGTON. Chairman Burnett of the House im migration committee reintroduced the immigration bill w'hich former Presi dent Taft vetoed. It embodies a liter acy test. William Wilson Finley, president of the Southern Railway, left an estate valued at $185,000, according to his will, made last March and filed in Washington. More direct government by the peo ple was the keynote m speeches by Secretary of State Bryan and mem bers of Congress and representatives from various states at the first regu lar conference of the National Popular Government League. Under the new tariff act, which went into effect December 1, and which allows wool to be imported free, there were released at Springfield, Mass., 468,000 pounds. It is estimated that 4,680,000 pounds were held there awaiting the change in tariff. When the Canning Club girls and the Corn Club boys from the Southern states arrive in Washington there will be boy and girl representatives of the potato, corn and canning clubs of the Northern and Western states to join them in receiving diplomas from the secretary of agriculture. They will also be shown the sights of the capital, their expenses being paid by individu als and local or state organizations. THE WIN SLOW MAIL FOREIGN. Dr. S. de Mendonca, w'ho was min ister for Brazil at from 1891 to 1898, died at Rio Janeiro. Foreigners must not be interfered with if fighting occurs in the federal district. This injunction is contained in the general army orders issued in Mexico. A Catholic priest was shot and wounded at Brussels by a Socialist be cause he refused to join a funeral pro cession in which the red flag of So cialism was carried. Gen. Porfirio Diaz in Paris said he intended to ignore the request of President Huerta calling upon the former President to return to Mexico and assume command of the army. Forty-six lives were lost by the foundering of the Swedish steamer Malmberget off Bodo, Norway. The steamer left Narvik Nov. 27 for Rot terdam. The Malmberget was of 3,903 tons. It is impossible at present to pro vide against unemployment, in the German system of national insurance against old age, sickness and infirm ity, according to Clemens Delbrucok, minister of the interior. Wadsworth Rogers, the nephew of former Congressman James W. Wads worth of New York and Washington, returned to the hotel from which he had been missing in Paris. Mr. Rogers gave no explanation of his absence. The big Terrazas bullion train, w hich has been on the way from the American mining town of Parral, Mex ico, for the past two weeks, reached Ojiniga, and it is expected to land safely on the American side of tin border. SPORT. Buck Crouse and Gus Cristie fought a furious twelve-round no-decision bout at Youngstown, Ohio. Lloyd Thomas of Salt Lake City won second and Percy Lawrence, San Francisco, fourth, in a five-mile pro fessional bicycle race in New York. Twenty-one members of this sea son’s University of Pennsylvania foot ball team were awarded their ’varsity “P” by the board of directors of the Athletic Association. James Trickey, University of lowa All-Western tackle- for 1912, the choice of some critics for the All- American team, died of peritonitis, ac cording to a message from lowa Falls. A lighthouse of 2,000 candle power for airmen is to be erected at Lieben swerda in Saxony. It is to signal by flashes to airmen flying by night in dications as to their route and the probable weather conditions. Secretary William A. Hazard of the New York Polo Association announces the receeipt of the challenge of the Hurlingham club of England for a series of matches for the international polo cup in this country next year. Billy Weeks, former amateur mid dleweight champion, won the profes sional middleweight championship of Canada when he virtually knocked out Gill Martin in the third round of a scheduled fifteen-round contest at Vancouver, B. C. GENERAL. William L. Bear & Co., brokers of Philadelphia, temporarily suspended pending the result of involuntary bank ruptcy proceedings. Offices and warehouses of the Hicks Wholesale Grocers, were burned at Shreveport, La., with a loss estimated at $150,000. The body of J. A, Butler, an old soldier, was found in the cellar of his home at Fremont, Neb., and his son, William, who lived with his was ar rested later. The old man’s skull had been crushed. William Deering, for many years identified with the great harvester in terests, was reported as critically ill at Miami, Fla., his winter home. It was said that all his immediate rela tives w'ere at his bedside. Wireless reports at Norfolk, Va., told of the transfer at sea of 197 pas sengers from the steamer Rinrange, Which had caught fire while bound from New York for Brunswick, Ga„ by the British ship Swanmore, the subduing of the flames and safe re turn of the passengers to their ves sel. Application was made in the United States Court at Philadelphia for a re ceiver for William L. Bear & Com pany, brokers, who suspended busi ness after a petition of involuntary bankruptcy had been filed against the firm. It was stated the firm’s liabili ties will approximate $600,000 and that the assets are about $300,000. Mrs. Jennie May Eaton, recently ac quitted of the charge of having pois oned her husband, Rear Admiral Jo seph Giles Eaton, has appealed to Gov ernor Foss to have the state reimburse her for the expense of her trial. In a letter to the governor Mrs. Eaton charges that the grand jury was not warranted in indicting' her for murder. WINSLOW, NAVAJO COUNTY ARIZONA, DECEMBER 13, 1913, WESTERN MINING NEWS IN BRIEF Western Newspaper Union News Service. SEW YORK METAL QUOTATIONS. Silver .57% Lead $email@example.com Spelter 5.10® 5.25 Copper 14.25 @ 14.50 CRIPPLE CREEK GOLD OUTPUT. November Production Was 83,792 Tons Valued at $1,258,149. Cripple Creek. —The production of the Cripple Creek district for the month of November, as given out by the mill managers, totaled 83,792 tons, with a gross bullion value of $1,258,- 149, and compares favorably with the output of the preceding and longer month of October. It exceeds the pro duction of the corresponding month of 1912. The figures total: PLANT. Tons. Average. Gross. Golden Cycle 34,100 $26.00 $682,000 Portland 9,500 22.00 209,000 Portland C. C. Di 5.16,200 2.76 44,712 Stratton Independ.lo.lo7 2.92 29,512 Colburn-Ajax .... 5,000 4.00 20,000 Gaylord-Dante ... 1,400 3.00 4,200 Wild Horse 1,200 3.40 4,080 Kavanah J. Dandy 1,600 2.20 3,520 Isabella 700 3.00 2,100 Smelters 3,985 65.00 259,025 Total tonnage treated, 83,792. Gross bullion value, $1,258,149, Colorado. In the Silver Plume district, Clear Creek county, James T. Garrett & Co., had a mill run of 33 tons of ore from the Pelican mine. Mining corporations must pay the corporation tax imposed by the Payne- Aldrich tariff act, according to a de cision of the United States Supreme Court. A heavy output is coming from the Pride of Cripple Creek mine, owned by the Catherine H. Gold Mining Com pany, the result of recent strikes by leasers. Reports of a rich strike in the Cres son mine, Cripple Creek, in one of its deeper levels, have not been officially confirmed. The Cresson company is a close corporation. At Ohio City, Gunnison county, George V. Edwards of Salt Lake City has secured the controlling interest in the Revenue mine and is getting the mill and mine in working order. In the Leadville district the Miller mine in Lackawanna gulch has closed down for the winter on account of the freezing of the water power. The last shots in the lower tunnel opened up three feet of lead ore that runs w’ell in gold. The Vindicator Gold Mining Com pany during 1913 has paid four quar terly dividends at the rate of 3c per share, or $45,000 each, a total for the year of SIBO,OOO. The grand total in dividends paid stockholders to date is $2,767,500. A three-car shipment was loaded out for transfer to the sampling plant of the Eagle Ore Company on Battle Mountain, Cripple Creek, from the Mo doc Mining and Milling Company’s main shaft in the saddle between Bat tle Mountain and Bull Hill. A district between Granite and As pen carries large bodies of sulphide of bismuth, varying from 1 to 40 per cent metallic bismuth. This element has a market value of about $1 a pound in the concentrate, and large amounts can now be sold or contract ed for by consumers at home and abroad. Every man in every department of metal mining in Colorado will be called together on Jan. 1 for the pur pose of creating a sound and sane or ganization for the development of the industry in the state. When the call goes forth it will be in military man ner. Each section will be taken as a unit. The prospector will be asked to come to Cripple Creek Qr Leadville or the other famous camps upon a date set. Wyoming. The potash fever seems to have taken a firm hold on the residents of the Bridger valley and southwestern Wyoming. Scarcely a day passes without seeing a number of location notices posted in the district. The Greybull Gas Company, which has supplied Basin and Greybull with natural gas and which has been per mitted by President Wilson to drill on segregated public land in an at tempt to develop a new source of sup ply, has received permission to sink a hole on 160 acres not hitherto touched and there will make a final effort to tap an adequate gas flow. New Mexico. Lordsburg shipped 78 cars of ore during October. The Socorro Mining and Milling Company is handling 180 tons of ore daily. The Pacific Mines Company of Mo golion shipped 175 tons of ore the last week in November, The mill of the Deadwood Mines Company at Mogollon treated 350 tons of ore in one week. 150 DROWNED IN TEXAS FLOOD SEVERAL THOUSAND MAROONED IN HALF-FLOODED COTTON GINS AND HOUSES. APPEAL SENT FOR HELP FREEZING WEATHER ADDS TO MISERY IN LOWLANDS AND FOOD IS ASKED FOR. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Houston, Tex.—The number ot known dead in the flood which has spread over the lowlands in half a dozen counties in south cen tral Texas reached 150 Monday. Several thousand refugees marooned in half-flooded cotton gins and dwell ing houses are safe from the water for the time being but arc suffering from hunger and exposure. Four-fifths of the dead were negro farm-hands. Os the dead the greater number lost their lives in the vicinity of Bryan, where a 30-mile stretch of levee along the Brazos river crumbled. The Brazos flood destroyed a dam near Richmond and flooded a state prison farm. The prisoners had been removed. Hempstead, in Waller county, from which reports had been meagre, re ported 20 drowned and others missing. Reports from half a dozen other small towns in adjoining counties advanced the total fatalities to 150 in all. The San Felipe section of Austin county received a shipment of motor boats from Houston and several hun dred refugees were moved to safety. The great danger was from cold and hunger. For the second successive night ice was forecasted over the 30- mile district about Bryan, where 1,800 persons, mostly negroes, are marooned with little food and few fires. Urgent appeals for blankets and food were received from all over the stricken district from central Texas almost to the Gulf coast. Texas cities responded liberally to appeals for money and supplies. Hous ton raised SB,OOO in cash. ICE FREES EXPLORER’S SHIP. Boat Floats Away While Stefanson and Crew Hunt on Shore. Ottawa, Ont.—Somewhere within the confines of the Arctic Circle is drift ing Vilhjalmur Stefanson’s staunch little vessel, the Karluk, safely frozen in an ice pack. But the leader of the expedition is not with his vessel and is unaware of its whereabouts, accord ing to a dispatch received from the ex plorer himself by George S. Desharts deputy minister of naval affairs and acting minister of marine and fisher ies. Stefanson’s message states that, be lieving the Karluk safe in the ice in longitude west 147°, 15 miles off shore, he took a party ashore with him to hunt. The next day heavy* gales sprang up, and then a fog'. When the weather cleared the Karluk was not in sight and had undoubtedly been carried away by the wind which drove the ice pack off shore. So far the search for the -Karluk has been unsuccssful, but as there is a crew of 25 men on board no anxiety is felt for its welfare. Partial Recall of Troops Planned. Denver. —Existing conditions in the southern Colorado coal strike district being quiet. Governor Amnions is con sidering recalling a portion of the mi litiamen now in the field. THE PUEBLO INDICTMENTS. Labor Is Not Exempt Under Anti- Trust Law, Wilson Edict. Washington. President Wilson looks on the recent indictment of of ficers of the United Mine Workers at Pueblo, as an answer to criticisms that the sundry civil bill exempts labor unions from the operations of tlie Sher man anti trust law. The President made it clear that the initiative in the prosecution came neither from the Department of Jus tice nor the United States attorney at Pueblo, but was taken by the federal grand jury itself. When he was asked if tlie Depart ment of Justice would take a hand in the case, in view of the sundry civil bill’s prevision exempting labor unions from prosecution through the use of a certain $300,000 fund. President Wil son recalled to his visitors the mem orandum he wrote when he signed the bill, and reiterated that the special fund affected was only for employing special counsel and did not affect th ordinary processes of the Department of Justice. LITTLE ARIZONA ITEMS. Important Happenings Occuring Over the State Mentioned Briefly. Western Newsoaper Union News Service. Bisbee is to have a new opera house. Pearce now boasts of six trains daily, two of which carry mail. Pinal county farmers are planning to raise a large amount of cotton next season. Cattle shipments from Flagstaff (luring the past month have been the heaviest for years. Herman Miller of Bisbee was arrest ed on the charge of stealing the wed ding dress of his divorced wife. Mesa is to have a new hotel, where the guests will find all the comforts of metropolitan life. The Central Highway Association has been organized by the farmers of the Sulphur Springs valley. Acting in self defense Marshal Rob ert L. Pinyan at Globe shot and in stantly killed Pablo Barraga. The cold weather of last January delayed crops, and Arizona oranges will be picked late this year. Harry Holt, who escaped from the prison road camp on the Bisbee- Tombstone highway, was captured in Nogales. Dec. 15 was fixed by. the State Tax Commission as the date for the an nual assessors’ convention, to be held at Tucson. The University of Arizona defeated the University of New Mexico by a score of 7 to 3 in a superb game at Albuquerque. Arizona in general benefits by the reduction in coal and slack rates from Gallup, N. M., effective Dec. 31, 1913, for a period not less than two years. Assisted by the fire department the city of Winslow will install an elec tric fire alarm system within the next 30 days, and a 42-inch fire bell, at a cost of about SSOO. Miss Winifred Wallace, a trained nurse, at Douglas, was severely burned when her dress caught fire in passing an oil stove which she had lighted to heat her room. The Indian service intends to es tablish schools at Indian Oasis, Top owa and San Miguel, according to Otis B. Goodall, supervisor of Indian affairs for Tucson district. About 500 people witnessed the ded ication of the new Masonic temple and attended the banquet at Douglas, 125 of whom were from the Perfect Ashler Masonic lodge of Bisbee. The various well-drilling outfits are busy drilling new wells in various parts of the San Simon valley and it is anticipated that some very fine wells will be brought in soon. The Shortridge tract, 10 miles south of Tucson, consisting of 680 acres, has been sold by Gen. L. H. Manning to Frank Holmes of Rochester, N. Y„ and associates, who will colonize it. Charging a violation of the weight and measures law, O. N. Cresswell, state inspector of weights and meas ures, swore out the complaints for the arrest of seven of the butchers of Phoenix. Globe is now entitled to free deliv ery of mail if the people desire that the service be inaugurated. This news w-as contained in a letter from Daniel C. Roper, fourth assistant postmaster general. “Tucson is entitled to a land office if the business justifies it and I’ll see that they get it,” said Congressman Carl Hayden, recently, when he stopped over there on his way to Washington. From reliable sources it was learned that the Braganza Mining Company, in disposing of the Henrietta mines on Big Bug creek, is to receive over SIOO,OOO and that the two payments are to be made covering two years of time. Seven citizens of Maricopa county were named by the Board of Super visors as an advisory highway com mittee. All of the so-called “gambling cases” with the exception of the indictment against the Yavaiki Club, were thrown out of court by Judge Frank O. Smith, at Phoenix. To promote acquaintance between the various parts of the state and the resources of each sestion, to inaugur ate a movement for the patronage of the summer and winter resorts of Ari zona, to promulgate a knowledge of places of natural and historical inter est throughout the state, to promote a movement for good roads in order that natural attractions of the state may be made accessible, to develop concerted action on the part of the commercial and trade bodies of the State of Arizona, in the advertising of the resources of the state, and to or ganize a state board of trade for the carrying out of the foregoing pur poses, were the purposes of a meet ing of representatives of the boards of trade of the state at the Mesa Com mercial 32ub. SECOND SECTION ! XO. 35 MARKET QUOTATIONS Western Newspaper Union News Service. DENVER MARKETS. • Cattle. Beef steers, corn fed, good to chofee firstname.lastname@example.org Beef steers, corn fed, fair to good email@example.com Beef steers, grassers, good to choice 7.0Q@7.55 Beef steers, grassers, fair to to good firstname.lastname@example.org Heifers, prime, cornfed email@example.com Cows and heifers, corn fed, good to choice firstname.lastname@example.org Cows and heifers, corn fed, fair to good email@example.com Cows and heifers, grassers, good to choice firstname.lastname@example.org Cows and heifers, grassers, fair to good email@example.com Canners and cutters firstname.lastname@example.org Feeding cows 4.75(3)5.85 Veal calves email@example.com Bulls firstname.lastname@example.org Stags 5.00 @6.50 Feeders and Stockers, good to choice email@example.com Feeders and stoclters, fair to good >: firstname.lastname@example.org Feeders and Stockers, com mon to fair email@example.com Hogs. Good hogs $firstname.lastname@example.org Siieep. Lambs email@example.com Ewes 3.75@)4.60 Yearlings (light) firstname.lastname@example.org Yearlings (heavy) email@example.com Wethers 4.25(g) 4.75 Feeder lambs, F. P. R firstname.lastname@example.org Feeder swes, F. P. R email@example.com Feeder yearlings, F. P. R.. .firstname.lastname@example.org Breeding ewes email@example.com stay. (F. O. B. Denver, carload price.) (Prices Paid by Denver Jobbers F. O. 8., Track Denver.) Colorado upland, per ton. .firstname.lastname@example.org Nebraska upland, per email@example.com Second bottom Colorado and Nebraska, per ton. .firstname.lastname@example.org Timothy, per ton email@example.com Alfalfa, per ton firstname.lastname@example.org South Park, choice, ton . .email@example.com San Luis Valley, per ton. .firstname.lastname@example.org Gunnison Valley, per ton. .email@example.com Straw, per ton 3.75@4.&0 Grain. Wheat, choice milling, 100 lbs 1.22 Rye, Colo., bulk, 100 lbs 1.05 Nebraska oats, sacked 1.37 Corn chop, sacked 1.58 Corn, in sack 1.57 Bran, Colo., per 100 lbs 1.10 Flour. Standard Colorado, net $2.10- Dressed Poultry. Turkeys, fancy D. P 18 @l9 Turkeys, old toms 14 @ls Turkeys, choice 13 @l4 Hens, large 13 @l4 Hens, small 8 @ 9 Broilers, lb 16 @l7 Ducks 13 @l4 Geese 13 @l4 Roosters 8 @ 9 Live Poultry. Hens, large 12 @l3 Hens, small 8 © 9 Springs 13 @l4 Roosters G (a) 7 Ducks 10 @ll Turkeys, 10 lbs. or over.... 13 @l4 Geese 10 @ll Eggs. Eggs, graded, No. 1 net, F. O. B. Denver 38 Eggs, graded. No. 2 net, F. O. B. Denver 23 Eggs, case count, less com mission firstname.lastname@example.org Butter. Elgin 32 Creameries, ex. Colo., lb. .. 30 Creameries, ex. East, lb. .. 30 Creameries, 2d grade, lb. .. 27 Pr-ocess 26 Packing Stock 20 Fruit. Apples, Colo., box email@example.com Vegetables. Cabbage, Colo., cwt firstname.lastname@example.org Potatoes, cwt email@example.comQ MISCELLANEOUS MARKETS. Lead and Spelter. St. Louis. Lead Dull, $3.95@ 4.07%. Spelter—Dull, $firstname.lastname@example.org. Chicago Grain and Provision Prices. Chicago.—Wheat—No. 2 red, 95%@ 96%c; No. 3 red, 93@94%c; No. 2 hard, 88%c; No. 3 hard, SBV4@BB%c; No. 2 Northern. 89%@90%c; No. 3 Northern, 88@90c; No. 2 spring, 90% @9l %c; No. 3 spring, S9@9oc. Corn—No. 2 yellow, 77%c-; No. 3 yellow, 76%c; new, 68%@71%c; No. 3 new, 67@68%c; No. 3 white, new, C6@ 68 %c. Oats —Standard. 41 Vic. Rye—No. 2,64 c. Barley—so @ 7 6c. Timothy—s4.oo @5.25. Clover—slo.so@ 14.00. Pork—s2l.2s. Lard —$10.63. Ribs —$10.50@ 11.12. Price of Flax. Duluth. Unseed 51.42%. Deo, $1.41 Vs; May $1.45%.