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   Casa Grande Times (Newspaper) - September 27, 1912, Casa Grande, Arizona                                Boost Fpr .The New Casa Grande Valley Irrigation District CASA TIM VOL. I.   NO. 38, FRIDAY THE CASA GRANDE TIMES, CASA GRANDE, ARIZONA, SEPTEMBER 27, 1912 firm plages Fact Is Made Known in Letter to Congressman Carl Hayden From Gen. Wood as Acting Secretary of War, Who States Careful Consideration Was Given to Selection of Officers In Order That All May Be Well Suited for Duty Prompt action has "been taken "by the war department in the appointment of a board of engineers to investigate the San Carlos question, as will be indicated t�y ihe following letter just received rrom Carl Hay- j den, representative in congress for, Arizona: "Hon. Carl Hayden, Phoenix, Ariz. | "Dear Sir-I have the honor to ac- j knowledge the receipt of your letter j of August 30, 1912, with reference j to the appointment of a board of; nrmy engineers for the purpose of examining the feasibility of con- \ atructing a dam and reservoir and i the necessary irrigation works in connection therewith on the Gila river, in Arizona. "The board of engineer officers selected to make this report is. composed of Lieutenant-Colonel Langfit, Lieutenant Colonel C. H. McKinstry and Major Harry Burgess, all of the corps of engineers. "Careful consideration was given to the selection of the officers for this duty and it is believed that all of the officers are well suited for this duty. Lieutenant Colonel Lang-fit, and Major Burgess were members of the board appointed by the presi- dent in 1910 to consider and report upon all the projects under construction by the reclamation board. This reclamation board was made up of I officers who were seelcted by reas'on j of their special fitness for the duty.! Lieutenant McKinstry is an officer of ability and experience and is reported by the chief of engineers to be well adapted for this board duty. "Your letter will be furnished to the board for consideration. Very, respectfully, "LEONARD WOOD, "Acting Secretary of War." Large  Volume of  Business Transacted During Past Six Weeks l play florence sunday At last the local ball team haB matched a game with Florence, to which town it will journey Sunday. It has been some time since the two teams have crossed bats and a most interesting game is expected. Quito a number of fans will accompany the team. debsIIects sheriff searches for police assailants entertain guests in IT Mr. and Mrs. Jonn Kellner. entertained Friday night in honor or their daughter, Miss Lolita Keilner, who leaves this week far an extended visit- to her uncle's ranch in southern Arizona. Those present were: Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. Geo, Sheriff Jeff Adams of Maricopa county, accompanied by Deputies Murphy and Br'unner, searched the country around Casa Grande for the man who committed the attack on the Phoenix police officers recently. While here the party was joined by Deputy Sheriff Megson of Pinal county who will accompany them on j Bannett Miss Edith Grace Johnston, j ! the rest of the search.   While no re- , Migs Te'ssiephillipSi . Miss   Maggie ' The firm of French Bros, and Bennett report the following filings for the past two weeks: J. W. Burnett, 480 acres; F. Graveb. 32J); J. G. French, 320; Wm. Fowle, 320; O. P. Wood, 320; Mrs. Bickley, 320; E. H. Stanley, 320; Mrs. Glenny, 320; J. a Cooper, 320; Air. and Mrs. H. E. Smith, 320: F. F. Noe, 320; J. Williams, 320; Wm. Woods, 320; Mrs. Kenyon, 320; A. E. Browne, 320; J. W. Morris, 320; C. L. Martin, 320; J. O. Guptill, 160; P. J. Hoyt, 164; Edythe M. Watts, 320. This makes over 10,000 acres that this firm has locates settlers upon in the past six weeks. settlers are ports have been receive^ �ince the party left Casa Grande, it is expect- j ed that they will soon have the f u-I gitive, judging from the clews and ! information now in the hands of the! ottioers. , 1 i Cruz, Mrs. Cruz, Messrs. Morales, Jay and Mark French, Ray and Earl Woolpert, Ed and Fred Humphreys, Jim Wilson, Dan Peart, Alfred and Albert Elliott, Manuel and Ramon Cruz. Socialist Candidate Believes His Strength Will Nearly Double That of 1908 Realty Dealers Place Many Home-seekers On Parcels of Land   -of 320 Acres Each NEW YORK, Sept.: 2 7.-Eugene j V. Debs, the. Socialist party candi-  date for president, believes he will ; -poll at least 1,000.000 votes in the j coming election . This belief is j shared by his campaign managers i and is based .upon reports recently received from the party "workers in every, sectian of the country. . The. total Socialist vote in the national election in 1904 was 402,283 and four years ago the vote reached 420.793. In both these elections the .party had the same presidential candidate as this: year. With the same standard-bearer it could scarcely be expected that the party vote would more than double, unlejis public sentiment has undergone a surprising change'within four years. court places laos under_pr0bai10 Two boys, 8 and S years old, who have been held guilty or numerous petty burglaries, were put onp rotation in charge or their- mothers Friday by Judge W. F. Coper of the superior court. Another boy, 13 years old, was sent to the detention home because his home surroundings were considered improper. wilson charges ii with "illegal thing" of battle War Aeroplanes of France Take Part in First Review of Kind meets PARIS, Sept. 27.-The first army review of aeroplanes in the world's history was held today. Seventy-two French aeroplanes flew past the reviewing place in regular line formation. Each, carried a  pilot  and observer.   Motor   trucks carried supplies. ---o--- j Hearings in Which Leaders i. -.  �    - World of Finance and Politics . Are Interested, Open Monday in Randle and McFate report the following locations: John Rollings, ' 320 acres; Chas. W. Story, 320 I acres; both are near the Arizola ; Switch. Pumping plants will be in-| stalled at once. E. A. Humphreys and company have located Wm. Sukalle on 320 i acres, Mrs. Wm. Sukalle 320, Carl j Stiebler. 320. I,. G. Haverfield, 320, i and J. S. House 320. All expect to be | residents of the valley in the near i future. ��� , � helen pierce gray is arrested on charge of concealing documents Woman Investigator Who Spent Several Weeks at Casa Grande Faces Charge With Apparent Confidence, Declaring That Action Is Based on III Will of Departmental Heads, and That Document Are Safe In Department of Justice WASHINGTON, Sept.. 26,-Mrs. Helen Pierce Gray, who was the subject of acrimonious debate in connection with the last session of congress and who has been employed by the department of justice, by the department of the interior, by the Graham congressional committee and by the Democratic congressional committee, was arraigned Sept. 19 on-a charge of "feloilbusly and wilfully concealing certain records, books and papers," the property of the Interior Department. The commission met and fixed the bond at $5000. There was no delay, however, "for. bail, because when Senator Clapp heard of the arrest and demand for bail he guaranteed her appearance and she was released When taken before States. Commissioner, Mrs. Gray pleaded not guilty. She stoutly maintained the documents were where they could be found - that they were in her possession legally, having been given to her by R. G. Valentine, who recently resigned his job as commissioner. Mrs. Gray declared that she did not need any money; that she did not want'any bail and that she was perfectly willing to go to jail until there could be a full hearing next Tuesday. Mrs. Gray made the statement that the documents were perfectly safe and that they were at the Department of Justice.     Mrs.    Gray was employed by the Department of Justice diirug April, May and June and she had an office there. Her statement was amply verified later in the day. when the records were found where she said they were. Arrested on Fislwr's Order. The arrest was-made at the Instance of the Intcior Department on the order of Secretary Fisher. It is declared by the Interior Department that they had made many requests of Mrs. Gray for the return of the papers and that if she failed to return them she was liable under the federal penal code which covers the ; stealing of papers. The attorney for the Department of the Interqr, J.M. Wright, got out the warrant, maKlng the charge the United | of "felonious, concealment," nnd haled Mrs. Gray betore the United States Commissioner. Mrs. Gray has in net   possession documents to show that she was em- a congressional commit- ol malice on the part of more than one executive ('epamnent of the government. " . > "These records which I an-: acc.u.-; rl of stealing," said :.rrs." Gray, "are now safely locked up at the Department of justire. They involve more than $100,000,000 worth of'proper-, ty. of which the Crow Indians,.whom I represent, are the legitimate owners. 1 "At the request i.i Commissioner Valentine, these records a' ,rear many of � which .had been desf roy  the  mining district south of town have been stimulated j recently by numerous parties visiting ! die-operations there. Randie well for \V N. M.. on town.     Mr �d McPir.e ? re sint.ins a A. Teriney, of Silver� City, his half section, east of Tennev- will install his BOSTON, Sept. 27.-Goverrnor Wilson in a speeclrhere today charged Col. Roosevelt with an "illegal thing in order to build up an irresistible power" by permitting the purchase of the Tennessee Coal and Iron Co., by the U. S. steel corporation. EEOGEs�iMEG by republicans SARATOGA, Sept. 27.-Job Hedges of New York was nominated today on the third ballot by the Republican state convention for governor. build smelter sdon DOUGLAS, Sept. 27.-That the Shattuck will not at once construct a smelter at Douglas, but has let to one of the big mining companies owning smelters at Douglas the contract for smelting the ore output of the Shattuck, was news received in the city by private telegram from Chicago, where a meeting of the Shattuck board of directors was held to consider the propositions made by the Copper Queen company and the Calumet and Arizona Mining company. sailsmtenT trade conference WASHINGTON, D. C, Sept. 2 7.- The members of the senate sub-committee appointed to investigate campaign expenditures, of whch Senator Clapp of Minnesota is chairman, met here today to perfect plans" for the hearings. These hearings are scheduled to begin next Monday, on which date all witnesses have been instructed to appear. Among the important witnesses summoned to tell what they know concerning contributions to the presidential campaign fund for four years ago are George B.' Cortelyou, William Loeb,, Jr., ex-Senator Chas. Dick of Ohio, ex-Senator Nathan B. Scott of West Virginia, Henry C. Prick, William R. Hearst, William Rockefeller and eGorge W. Perkins. It is understood also that Colonel Roosevelt will voluntarily appear before the committee to answer any questions that may be asked him concerning his knowledge of Standard Oil and other corporation contributions to the Republicn campaign fund in 1908. . : . ..  .-;--O--  : PERSONALS l MONTREAL, Sept. 27.-Hon. i PHOENIX, Sept. 27. - Having George E. Foster, Dominion minister j traveled over 2500 miles by automo-of trade and commerce, departed to- j bile and examined many sections of day for England to attend the ses- I public land, Chairman Mulford Win-sions of the imperial trade com- j sor and W. A. Moody of the state R. F. Phillips and wife are in Tucson visiting Thos. Day, assistant Supt. of the Matt Perry Mining company is a Casa Grande visitor. ' Albert Elliott say the big circus in Tucson Tuesday. Mrs. Helen M. Benzie is visiting friends this week. . W. D. Randle returned from Tucson after a week's visit. J. F. Brown returned from Los Angeles Sunday. Rev. Dirk Lay of Sacaton, motored to Casa Grande Wednesday. J. Berry of Toltec spent Tuesday in town.- Fred Humphreys spent Monday and Tuesday in Phoenix. Mr. and Mrs. Smith returned from Phoenix Tuesday. T. R. Peart returned Sunday from a weeks' vacation spent at Long {gBeach and other coast points. Chas. Rowley, who has charge of digging the deep well at the Perry mines, made a business trip to Casa Grande and Tucson. . - A jolly crowd left Tuesday night for Table Top Mountain for a week's hunt. In the party were Bob Blower, Billy Lee, Ray Woolpert, Gas Kratzka, Carl Stieber and Gus Litzke. Thep promised to return with plenty of game for their, friends. nemT5�ll is closed at Casa Grande Hotel Arrivals pumping machinery tion of the well. -----o- at the complex PEART HOTEL ARRIVALS Herman C. Werk, Pasadena, Cal.;! Frank Moore, Casa Grande; H. A. Delcher, M. D.., Sacaton; H. Martin, Sacaton; J. Williams/Sacaton; H. L, Underhill, Tucson; Mr. and Mrs. .T. A. Davidson, Visalia, Cal.; C. W. Story, Los Angeles; Dr. Bailey, Long Beach; G. A. Henderson, Florence; J. A. Rollons, Casa Grande; J. Mat-ta, Bryant, S. D.; M. Krauf, .Long Beach; W. S.Toggart, Long Beach; Wm. Stevens, Long Beach; Chas. Potere, Long Beach; Mrs. Wm. Su-Kalle, Long Beach; J. McCaulley, j Los Angeles; A. C. Engle, Los Angeles; Van H. Brooks, Reward Mine; M. Jackman and son, Tucson: G. W. Pace, Los Angeles; W. L. Oakley, Los Angeles; Jas.Gau-j.er, Tucson. GOULD HOTEL ARRIVALS . W. J. Morgan, Casa Grande; Mrs. M. A. Bayne, Pasadena, CaL; J. S. 4-Tosney, Los Angelas; J.' W. Beebe, Los Angeles; Ben Wilson; Orzaba; N. G. Petzler, Yuma; *J. O. Guptill, Los Angeles;. P. J. HoHyt,-Los Angeles; C. L. Martin, Los Angeles; A. J. Peterson, Los Angeles; G.' A. Whitney, Los Angeles; W. G; Cummins, Phoenix; M. P. Snear, Rls-bee.' . ��..,..-�      -:-O-^-----'��: STOCK TO CASA GRANDE ORTIE m1anigal J. J. Kruse of lxjng Beach, Calif.. I gets fine quarters arrived Tuesday    night with a car _____ load of furniture and stock and will occupy the Rea cottage. strikers war 10 keep INDIANAPOLIS, Tnd.. Sept.-:_7.- Ortie McManigal, v.-ho will be the government's chief witness In The so-called dynamite conspiracy-cases, arrived from Los-Angeles today. He was not jailed, but placed in two j rooms in the federal building, which ! were fitted up for his use. --__ (J.---:--.... mission. He will return home in December and a few months later will leave for Australia and New Zealand to attend further meetings of the commission. -.--o--�-- : LIVESTOCK   MARKET. CHICAGO, Sept. 27.--Cattle, receipts. 2500 at $5.90 to $9.30; hogs, 10.000 at $8.40 to $8.85.  --��--o-----� j land commission returned to Phoe- LAWRENCE, Mass., Sept. 27 -� . nix yesterday morning.   jThey left Agpr^st'- ^m*t 'mid* I Secretary Cy Byrne, Chauffeur Ival I.    __ r       . ~Z�___  . A . , McCann and the automobile at Hoi- imprisonmeat of tiro ef their leaders i brook, ! on -a charge of mnrder. daring the j Winsor and Moody came back to . last strllke, 4300 textile workers make out the commission's monthly j struck-hpee today. There is no ser-report.  As soon as they can do the ! ious discsirder. se site for bridge BINGHAM, Sept. 2 7. - The camp of the Utah Copper company is quiet today. In order to prveent the importation of non-union men the strikers have caused to be posted all over the west notices warning men to keep away from Bing- * ham. * -,---O-:-- fe ls aread in oaxaca METAL Silver 63 5-8c. 17.75c. MARKET. Coper 17.25c to necessary work they wjll hurry back to Holbrook. It is the intention of the commissioners %o work as-long-as possible in the northern part of the state. When'the sno^r begins to fly they will wor& down south. .,By noon 12,000 operatives were ont and nearly: erery mill closed down.: Sllwee arrests #n�,;niade of s'cr&er^who mere U1!f^b�, ott>ers tx> l&vs;:%tfte#, or IwegeY^lJdnjr;^ Otfe; streets. \^    1 . ' '-f \     .j- _\ YUMA, Sept 27.-Engineer Lamar Cobb accompanied by Chairman of the board of supervisors, F. B. Elliott, and Supervisor jke Proeb-stei and B. F. Hopkins, driven in an automobile by H. T. Riley, went to Antelope hill yesterday to view the bridge site at that place. They arrived at Wellton at noon and took dinner at that place. They viewed the site in the early afternoon and returned to Yuma, in the auto, arriving in Yuma about seven o'clock, .They r-report the tipu and the bridge site> an excellent one. Mn Proebatel finding his wife sick ftt-home did notA.tHtviS^ >%oma .with; theV^th^|;%^i�r�^of' ^Si^'&Z&vAj -'.'''it �r?'-M.~'&\':':':'-;'/:    *':' .. ' police follow girl get bank robber ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27.-Wm. Stacy soid to be really William West, the leader of the gang which robbed the bank of New Westminster, B. C, of $272,000 a year ago, was arrested here last night. The police followed his sweetheart and the arrest followed. -o- in stmt sets BOSTON, Mass., Sept, 27.-Miss Mary Browne, ofs Los Angeles, detested Eleanor Sea**, of oBston, In tlw flnals today, winding two straighted WASHINGTON. D. C, Sept. 2 7.- The cruiser "Des Moines" has arrived at Vera Cruz from Tampico and states that reports indicate the government is getting control in the state of Oaxaca. -;-_-(j-- only clemency of governor can save life of rodriguez PHOENIX, Sept. 27.-Francisco Rodriguez' last hope or escaping the gallows lies with Gov. Hunt The supreme court Thursday morning denied the petition for a re-hearing of his case. A year ago last spring Rodriguez shot his young wife to death in the' southern part of the city, after she had refused to liva with him. In the superior court he was convicted and sentenced to be hanged.- His attorney, F. C. Strockmeyer, filed a petition for rehearing in the supreme court Now the supreme court will'issue a mandate to the: superior court, ordering      Bx^t^m^h pieateac- itetsi i$Hlt and t�|. 3753 48 19 4 2   

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