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Miami Daily Arizona Silver Belt (Newspaper) - August 26, 1915, Miami, Arizona THE DAIL' BELT VOL. VIII. NO. MIAMI, ARIZONA, THURSDAY, AUOUST J(i. l!)lf>. PRICE FIVE CENTS. TO BUILD NEW THEATER WILL BE LOCATED OX SULLIVAN STREET BETWEEN FRANK DORAN’S STATIONERY STORE AND <'11 ARLES COTTON’S TO-BACX'O ESTABLISHMENT—APPLICATION FOR PERMIT CAME BEFORE THE MIAMI COl'NC IL AT MEETING HELD LAST NIGHT IN ADVENT INDICATION THAT MIAMI IS RAPIDLY BECOMING ONE OF THE MOST COSMOPOLITAN TOWNS IN THE STATE—NEW PLAYHOUSE WILL BE ONE OF THE HANDSOMEST IN THE SOUTHWEST—WORK ON PLANS IS BEING RUSHED. That Miami is rapidly becoming one of the largest and most cosmopolitan among the towns of the state was demonstrated by the announcement last inght that former Councilman Jack Kenney has decided to erect a play house on Sullivan street. It is stated that the plans and specifications now being worked out show that the new play house will be one of the handsomest in the entire southwest. The building will be erected on the lot lying between Frank Doran’s store and Charles Cotton’s tobacco establishment on Sullivan street, a lease on this property having been obtained from the owner, Ray Van Dyke. An application for the permit for the building, which is to be of concrete, came before the council last night and it is expected that the work will commence upon it as soon as the plans ^■are completed, which will be within a day or two. A. B. Schockley, who is to superintend the construction, is now lni3-ily engaged in the completion of The plans and arranging for material and supplies. BLEASE DEFENDS LYNCHING IDEA 15 STARTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE NEW CHURCH EDIFICE WILL BE ERECTED HERE AS RESULT OF GOSPEL TENT MEETINGS. THE LIBOR CAPTURE EVANGELIST HUTCHINSON IS TO REMAIN IN CHARGE OF WORK AT MIAMI; EVANGELIST RAGSDALE TO GO TO PHOENIX. DAY FETES FORTRESS TOWN COUNCIL PURCHASES THE .POE PROCHASKA SYSTEM FOR NOMINAL FIGURE—NOW NEGOTIATING FOR WATER. By the Associated Press. BOSTON, Mass., Aug. 26.—Former Governor Cole Blease, of South Carolina, who by exercising his power of parole and pardon, practically emptied the prisons of his state, defended lynchings in some instances, as a protection to civilization; denounced “third degree” methods of extorting information from prisoners, and spoke for a liberal parole system, in an address here today before the Governors’ conference. He l expecU to do considerable church spoke on the “Duty and Responsible' and missionary work while there and he also expects to conduct Bible studies In the academy of the Sev- Evangelists Hutchinson and Ragsdale, who have been conducting a series of meetings in the interest of the Seventh Day Adventists, announced last evening at the close of the service-s that it had been decided to organize a Seventh Day Adventist church in Miami and that as soon as possible a new church building will be erected here. Evangelist Hutchinson will remain in Miami in charge of the work. He> has already secured a home for his family on Gibson street. Evangelist Ragsdale will leave for Phoenix in a few days. He Dealing with AND COPPER WENT UP AGAIN TODAY + Broker J. A. Wilson, of Globe, + + this afternoon received a tele- + + gram announcing that copper + + which yesterday closed at 65 + + pounds, 5 shillings, had ad- + + vanced on the London markets + to 70 pounds, 17 shillings and 4* 6 pense. This is equivalent to * ity of Executives in Prisoners.” “We make by distrust the thief, the burglar and the incendiary, and by our courts and jails we keep him so. The parole system which I in- nipht to ,lsten to the clo8,n * lecturp augurated when I assumed office as of the serle8 ’ Evangelist Ragsdale . -spoke on the “Importance of Obedi- enth Day Adventists at the (’apital City. A large crowd filled the tent last governor was entirely successful.. Out of the hundreds paroled very few failed to lead good lives. ence." He said that all the promises I in the Bible were to those who obey. ♦ ♦ + a rise to $28 per ton. + ♦ In New York large sales of + + the metal were made today at + + 18 cents. Sale* of September + ♦ spelter were made today at 14 + + cents, this being an advance of * + four cents from recent low + + price. Guggenhelms also ad- + + vanced the price of lead from + + $4.60 to $4.70. + + + + + + + + + — ——»...................... FUNERAL OF CHILD— The funeral of the infant child of Steve Daich was held yesterday aft*moon. The child was only four days old at the time of death. “Within the past few weeks we and that God takes « reater P^asure read in the newspapers of a man, In P eople obeying His word than in who had made an attempt on the life a11 the sacrifices or offerings that a of another man being plied with man can make ’ He sa,d that rebeN questions until he was too weak to ,lon and stubbornness to any one or talk, then being walked up and down God * 8 ex P re8S commandments was as the corridors of the prison to revive | Gie s * n witchcraft and idolatry, him, then plied with questions again sa * d tbal not every one who said and subjected to God alone knows] J ° r( Y- Lord, and made a profe3-what else in the administration of, 81 ' 1 of religion and had their names the ’third degree.' Later the prison- on the church book wou,(1 enter thc er was found on the floor of bis cell Kingdom Heaven, but only those with his skull fractured. “Whether he was murdered that obey the voice of the Lord and keep His commandments will enter whether he really committed suicide:' 11 tbrou Kh the gates into the city I do not know, but this I do know: I tbe close of the meeting an ou- Tliat the suicide of any man would not be unnatural under such circumstances and the treatment accorded him, had it occurred after he had been tried and sentenced. “In the south the lynching of a man for the unmentionable crime is a protection to our civilization, while the ‘third degree’ violates the letter of the constitution in Its most vital point.” TO THE FAIR— Mrs. Sam Mitrovich left this morning for a visit to San Francisco and the fair. portunity was given for those who desired to become charter members of the Seventh Day Adventist church in Miami. A number responded to the call, some coming in on profession of faith, and others desiring baptism. Baptismal services will be held next Saturday In the Seventh Day Adventist church in Globe at 2 p. m. MANY LOST LIVES By the Associated Press. HOUSTON, Tex., Aug. 26.—A checking of the deaths in last week’s storm shows 275 lives lost and 102 Gtill accounted for. HERNANDEZ WOUNDED By the Associated Press. WASHINGTON, D. C., Aug. 26.— Official advices today stated that General Hernandez, the Villa commander at Icamole, was wounded, and lost a portion of his staff in the recent battle with the Carranza forces, and withdrew to await reinforcements from Torreon. SIX MONTHS ALLOWED FOR THE AROLITION OF TENT HOUSES; CITY PHYSICIAN’S OIT’ICE RE* < LA RED VACANT. THIS IS AMOUNT WHICH CHAIRMAN .1. TOM LEWIS OF CELEBRATION COMMITTEES ESTIMATED WOt LR RE REQUIRED. BREST-LITOYSK, ONE OF TIIE STRONGEST FORTRESSES IN EUROPE AND SOUTHERN RASE OF NEW LINE, LOST TO RUSSIA APPEARED 11EEOHE TOWN COl N-CIL AND ASKED FOR NUMBER OF DIFFERENT THINGS IN PREPARATION OF EVENTS. The following resolutions, passed at a recent meeting of the Globe Labor Council and endorsed by the Miami Industrial Union, have just been sent to the Arizona Corporation Commission at Phoenix: To the Honorable. Board of Corporation Commissioners: Gentlemen—The following article Is a copy of the resolutions passed by the Globe Central Labor Council and endorsed by the Miami Industrial Union on Friday, August 6th, Will*: K WHEREAS, The people of the rifate of Arizona have on two state elections voted in favor of the three-cent fare, and on the last ballot the bill carried by eight thousand seven hundred and fifty-tight majority; and, WHEREAS, As the Corporation Commission had seven months to obey the wishes of the people, or show why the law should not be carried out. RESOLVED, That when the State Federation of Labor meets in Tucson in October, if the Commissioners have not at that time takeu any action to give the people of the State any redress they ask for at the ballot box that we use our best endeavors to have the State Federation Convention to initiate a law to be put on the ballot at the next siate election to do away with the next State Corporation Commission, Respectfully submitted, GLOBE CENTRAL LABOR COUNCIL. By M. C. Schalm, President; Charles Miller, Secretary. MIAMI INDUSTRIAL UNION. By J. Tom Lewis, President; F. H. Reaves, Secretary. ? AIRSHIP DESTROYS SUBMARINE By the Associated Press. LONDON, Aug. 26.—A German submarine was destroyed near Os-tend, Belgium, by a bomb dropped from an aeroplane, according to an official announcement today. WERE NO MEX. RAIDS ON E. P. By the Associated Press. EL PASO, Tex., Aug. 26.—The United States military authorities to-|day withdrew the troops which patrolled the strategic points in and near the city last night as the result of rumors of a Mtxiran uprising. The Miami town council, at a meeting held last evening, formally purchased the Joe Prochaska water works system for “one dollar and other valuable consideration." The problem of where to secure water with which to supply the Prochaska system was referred to the public utilities committee of the town council, which committee was given power to act. This action came at the conclusion of a long routine session. The first business of the evening was the administering of the oath of office to Councilman Gordon. An application of the Miami Vulcanizing and Supply company for the right to construct a platform was referred to the building committee, the understanding being that the platform is to be of concrete instead of wood as at flrit planned. Nick Sassovich was granted permission to erect a frame building. M. Kiamy and Sam Smargonsky were granted permits to move store buildings to new locations. City Engineer Tunis made a verbal report on the results of the trial of Nick Sassovich, Sassovich being fined $5 for failure to make the improvements on his building In a fashioi prescribed by the building ordinance. The application of J. P. Dunnaway for a permit to make certain improvements on the old Miners’ Saloon building was referred 'tc the building committee. The application of J. D. Kenney for permission to erect a concrete theater building on Sullivan street was also referred to the building committee. The request of Wesley Hill, who operates a stage line from Miami to Phoenix, for permission to operate his automobiles through the town of Miami without mufflers and tail lights elicited a lengthy discussion. The reason given was that the mufflers added to the weight of the cars and that the tail lights Interfered with the carrying of trunks. The subject matter was finally referred to the judiciary committee. The application of W. J. Ellery for permission to erect two bungQ-lows on the Live Oak addition was referred to the building committee. Several requests of J. Tom Lewis and others interested in tiie Labor Day celebration were referred to appropriate committees. The verbal request of R. M. Coffee, of Globe, for a permit to erect a sign near Live Ouk street and in the vicinity of the Harrison stables was referred to the street committee. Baldo Lutich made complaint concerning the sanitary condition of certain buildings in the immediate vicinity of bis residence. Street Superintendent Armstrong being asked for a verbal report, stated that there’ was some merit in the complaint, but that similar complaints had been made concerning the waste water running from the Lutich residence. The finance committee reported in favor of paying City Engineer Tunis $25 for preparing a map of the town of Miami. On behalf of the street committee Councilman Weaver reported concerning the till on the Prochaska addition, and Councilman Christensen reported in favor of an additional culvert In front of the Tracy Cryst resideuce. Councilman Weaver reported on a stagnant pool near the Arizona Eastern tracks and depot. The subject of the bill for tbs fur- That the Labor Day committees are straining every nerve to make the Labor Day celebration here at Miami on September 6 something long to be remembered was demonstrated last night by the appearance before tbe town council of the town of Miami of J. Tom Lewis, the chairman in charge of the events. Mr. Lewis asked the members of the town council to grant to the Labor Day committees the street concessions throughout the town. While there appeared to be no objections toward this policy being carried out, the subject was referred to the street committee, as was the request urged by Mr. Lewis for permission to rope off certain portions of Sullivan street I while foot races, etc., are being run. IA similar policy was adopted con cerning the request that the council see to It that the streets are kept clear and that all persons marching In the processions are not Interfered with during the parades. It was stated that the Kiamy building would be moved from Sullivan street and | would be out of the road before the celebration. Chairman Lewis also urged upon the council the necessity of that body making an appropriation. He said that while the town had not been Incorporated at the time of the previous Labor Day celebration, that it was the custom in Globe and other towns to make appropriations for the purpose of aiding in the observance of the day. And while the business men and citizens had contributed liberally it would require at least $2,000 to carry out the different features confronting the various committees. Tiie subject was referred to the finance committee. Chairman Lewis wishes to announce that the Labor Day celebration committees will meet at the town hall tomorrow night at 7:30 o’clock. ANOTHER TRIUMPH FOR 42-CEN-TlMETER GUNS OF TEUTONS— STEAMER ARABIC ELIMINATED AS SOURCE OF DISCORD. BULLETIN By Hie Associated Press, BERLIN, Aug. 26—(Be Wireless) —Tlie Germans have raptured tiie Itussiaii Fortress of Brest~Litov.sk. The Brest-Litovsk was considered one «f the strongest fortresses of Europe. It was the southern hase of the new line of defenses to which the Russians were ret renting after the surrender of Warsaw, and Is another triumph for the forty-two centimeter guns. BIGGEST AERIAL RAID By the Associated Press. PARIS, Aug. 26.—The French today sent 62 aeroplanes, the largest fleet so far reported, for an air raid on the German arms factory ot Rhenish Prussia. More than 150 bombs of large calibre were dropped on the plant. TEUTON TOOK PICTURES By the Associated Press. WASHINGTON, D. €., Aug. 26.— Facing the charge of a violation of the federal law forbidding tbe making of pictures of military reservations, Gustav Kopsoh, a German, is today held for trial at Norfolk. Kopscli had in his possession photographs of the fortifications and guns of Fortress Monroe and the reservation at Cape Henry, the place where It tie government is planning extensive works for the defense of Chesa-, peake Bay. SEVERE STORMS IN S. ARIZ While no severe storms have been reported in this Immediate vicinity today, the day has been cloudy and threatening rain throughout. But the telegraph wires have bten down in different directions through the state at dlffeernt times during the day and the Associated Press reports severt' storms raging in the southern part of the state. GERMANY PACIFIC TO U. S. By the Associated Press. BERLIN, Aug. 26.—The Associated Press is in a position to state that the Arabic incident may be considered eliminated as a source of discord between Germany and the United States, or at least it is so regarded by Germany. Moreover, Germany, In a desire to continue friendly relations with the United States, had adopted directly after the Lusitania disaster a policy designed completely to settle the submarine problem as affecting America an a basis of good will and mutual understanding. Chancellor von Bethmunn-Holl-weg, in a conversation with the Associated Press correspondent, reft rred repeatedly to Instructions given submarines, which he did not specify, but wiilch it may be sahl are designed to prevent a repetition of the Lusitania uffuir. Germany now asks suspension of judgment, confident that it can be shown the sinking of the Arabic was not unprovoked or without warning, but attributable to a mine explosion, or some action of the vessel itself. (Continued on Page Three.) “STICK” IN CIDER RESULTS IN ARREST OF MIAMIANS Warrants for the arrest of William Melor and John Vuksanovlch were issued this morning charging them with the sale of intoxicating liquors. The liquor In question is kuown as “Apple Queen” cider, and frem analyses made of samples of It by the state chemist, the report of which has just been received by County Attorney Johnson, contains a high per centage of ! alcohol. The sample taken from Melor’s stock was found to contain 7.17 per cent alcohol, while that from the Vuksanovlch stock, contained 6.74 per cent. An analysis was also made of a sample of tls-win from the stock confiscated some time ago and for the manufacture of which several arrests were made. This analysis showed 10.17 per cent alcohol.
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