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   Daily Arizona Silver Belt, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1915, Miami, Arizona                              THE DA BELT AUGUST PRICE FIVE Tries To Strangle Wife Kills Her With Axe Chemist Then Commits Suicide Using Poison SOME OF THE PROBLEMS GHOW OUT OP THE CONSTRUC TION OF SEW STRHCTITRES AT THE CONCENTRATOR THINKS IT POSSIBLE THAT MET AL LATH MAY 1JE CENT ACTION OK COUNCIL o THE TENT HOUSE Action was taken at tiie last meet ing of the town council to the effect that no more permits are to be issued for the erection ot tents at tciit houses anywhere within the limits of the town of and that all such Btcucturcs now In existence will have to be removed within six months from From the number ot ar rests made and fines Imposed recent It would seem the require ments of the building ordinance are not generally the city was accord ingly interviewed He said Uiuler this ordinance H Is neces sary to obtain a building permit from tho town before any construc tion work ba In the word ing of ordinances this applies to or as well as new Applications for these permits are made on which may ie obtained from the city clerk or the building These appli cations arethen taken to the build ing committee for after the bulldiug Inspector will at onco make out the permit for the At the last meeting of the council TJullding Inspector Tunis brought up the question of wliat would be con sidered fireproof construction for buildings within the special flrc dis He stated that a number of appli cations had been made for small businessbuildings that were rs jected as they did not come within the requirements of the building or And as the parties could not afford to go into the construction of modern concrete buildings they not able to Invest but 1ml gone somewhere The building inspector salt tliiit he had given the matter a good deal of and had come to the con clusion that tho cheapest form of construction that would come under the requirements of the ordinance be the of what s Hyrlb metal But the use of this material thin concrete walls can be put up by and without the use of The material can be used for roof or and makes a comparative ly cheap metlhod ot costing only about onehalf as mucr The matter was referred to the building committee to confer wild the building Inspector and look into of this method of con COIJ WONT IiAST By the Associated cold vare In the east will not list the weather The place is the United States ISault Ste FINANCE COMMUTES GIVES OUT LIST OF THOSE WHO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TOWARD POWELL OF MIXERS UNION RECEIVES LliTTEK 0V ACCEPTANCE OF INVITATION FllOM COVtKXOK ExPresident George of the Miners Union has just received personal letter from Oovernor who is now in Boston in attendance upon the conference of governors which is meeting at the Hub ot the stating that in human he will be on hand at the Miami Labor Day celebration to ba held on September The members of tlie finance com mittee today gave out the following Use of contributions to tile Labor Day fund MIAMI Inspiration Copper Miami Copper Miami Commercial Chauffeurs Union Gila Valley Anto darryowea Theater Frank Uoran National Pool Gem Confec tionery Quin Bottling Gila Valley Bank Bank of Miami Medin Fruit Stand Ryan Drug Kiamy Michel Norrls Kennedy Drug Reed Meat Market Gus Globe Hardware Max Lantin Fred John Bacon Modern Restaurant PECULIARITY OF ACCIDENT IS FOUND IX FACT THAT MOTIVE HAD CROSSED THE BRIDGE IN Weaver Barber Shop Ingram Huston Grocery Anglus Thomas Hoopes Knight Hugh Foster George Senner Slaughter Jack Harrington Reid Frank Gassaway Happys Heslanrant Store New York Store Fair Store Pure Food Restaurant Martins Restaurant Jensens Soda Fountain Gem Famous Stora Lewis Miami Furniture Union Clothing 500 Jensens Shoo Shop FOUIl KILLED AND 18 lAJfRED OX LINE BETWEEN PHOENIX AND WEAKENS By Hie Associated north bound Santa Fe train from Phoenix Prescotl was wrecked at a bridge at Date seventy miles north of the bridge being weak ened by a Four were re porleil killed and eighteen Injured The engine passed safely and then ttm toridge collapsed and plunged he smoker into the swollen The Pullman remained on the The killed were the veterinarian of Flagstaff Grady a who was riding n the smoker an unidentified and one other man body was pinned under tlie Among the injured were county surveyor of Yavapal Bmdbury and Angus wife a mine Engineer Pentland and Fireman who jumped to aided the other trainmen in rescuing tho injured from the which was six The wreck oc curred eleven miles from a telegraph station and It was eight hours before lelp COUNT AOTIXC OX JASTKUCTIONS FUOH BERLIN HAS NOTIFIED OF THR GERMAN BUI IS PUT By tlio Associated Tho responsibility for the strike of coal miners In Colorado in 1913 and 1914 for the disorder nnd suffering that followed is placed squarely on the shoulders ot operators in a re port by George made pub ic today by the Commission on In dustrial The Colorado Fuel and Iron com controlled by John Hocke Is declared to have been the ender In formulating and carrying out strike Hockefeller and his John arc with the selection ot Incompetent and reactionary agents to serve ns evecutlve officials in this with giving their heartiest endorsement and support to these officials after they had taken action that precipi tated tlie worst of tlie s charged approved measures to coerTe state government of Colo Elegant Store Sublnsky Isoms Cafe Fred Farrar Oonzales Arizona Meat Market redo and with having flouted tho will of tho president of the United CoDllnatd on CAPITAL AT MEXICO C1TV By the Associated General will more the cap ital to Mexico City Sunday aj a step la effort to obtain recognition by the United I FULL SATISFACTION WILL GIVEN THE INITEI STATES KOK TUB SIXKIXr 01 THE STEAMER By the Associated Count acting on Instruc tions from notified Secretary Lansing full satisfaction bo given tlie United Statts for the sinking of the The ambassa dor that Germany ivould make more than u mere disavowal If It should be found that the Arabic bad been sunk without BRVAN BLAMES IIOOSEVEL1 By tlie Associated KANSAS Commenting on tho developments following Theodore Roosevelts speech at exSecretary Bryan said Glad to notice that Secretary Garrison was disposed to restrict the camps to the work for which liad been During the last weeks they seemed to have served more as a platform for jingoes talk than for Instruction In the arts of RUSSIANS LOSE OMTA By the Associated Russtal fortress thirty miles south of has been BISHOP SIT BY A CRAZY PRIEST By tho Associated Patrick of the WInona dio was shot twice while at Marys college Al a demented French did tlie He had been at the college seeking an which the bishop declined to Ho appeared In the where the bishop was and lUe1 twico without Pie was ar Hopo lor the bishops recov ern is TO SELL WATER TO THE At a meeting of the Miami town ouncll Wednesday night the council acquired tha Joo Prochaska water works of tlie coun cil made inquiries us to whether wa er could be obtained from the Van Dyke water following telegram was tills morning received by Attorney Jacobs from Cleve Van Dyko San Sell town council water meter rates understanding temporary ar CLTDVE VAN AT MIAMI BY BERT A SOLICITOR FOR COBn BROTHERS vp u OCLOCK LAST Or TIIH MOST HOURIllLK AFFAIRS WHICH HAS EVBH OCCURRED IS TIM JEALOUSV SUPPOSED TO BE TUB CAUSE OP TUB TRAGEDY STOCKING DRAWN AltOUXD WOMANS NECK UNLACED SHOE RIGHT SOX OF FORMER CONSUL TO WAS OIIHMIBT AT INSPIRATION AX1 KILLED HIMSELF BV TAKING CVAX1UK OF Strangled and beaten to death by her who then swallowed a deadly dose ot iyanldo of tho dead bodies o Garlt Randolph Merrill and were discovered shorlly after 5 oclock lost evening at their home on Copper Glance Hill Cobb when her husband seized her and commenced lo for Hit rug tne floor was tlirown Iback ns if from hor feet when she was forced back on tlie TOOK OVANIDE OF POTASSIUM Merrills body was lying on a couch on the screened porch with ono arm hanging over the stile nnd the hand resting on the Near his hand was n granite cup which it was discovered had contained cyan ide of potassium and It is pending the Jio had swallowed enough ot that poison to cause There was no mnrks of any kind on tlio body except somo blood on the left eye which It was discovered came from tho wound in his wifes A thorough search was made for any letters ho may have written in explanation of the but nothing iins HUSBAND AND WILTS QUARREL Merrill came to Miami on the 7tli of last May and was einployed as as sayer at tho Inspiration concentra His wife did not join him here unit tlie Sth of itie present It appears that they quarreled con tinually and for that reason were avoided by their who know but little concerning them or thoir past It has been that Merrill had been married but wholilior her for mer husband was dead or wliothsr either Merrill or his wife and bcishe had been divorced fds not by Bert a solicitor lor The tragedy doubtless occurred lato Wednesday tho ovl the victims were about to retire for the night when the murder and suicide were The cause the tragedy is not definitely al though It is tliat Jealousy on Hie part of the husband was the It appears thit Merrill was very much dissatisfied with Her surroundings In and had de termined to leave for San Francisco on the 7th ot next against the desires of her It has also been learned that she was receiving mall through the Olobo postoftice and this fact may have be come known to her husband flnd so enraged lilw that tlie tragedy re FOUND BV DEBT ROSE who called daily at the rill homo tor grocery first suspected that something was wrong there when a neighbor of tho told him that she had seen nothing all day of cause of the previous trouble they Itad had she feared that something tragic may have Rose ac cordingly went to house getting no results from a continued knocking on the he went to the rear of the house and peered through the screen ivith which the jack porch Is with tho re sult tliat the body of Merrill was dis covered lying on a Rose Im mediately obtained assistance and enough of the screen was taken oiU o admit of CREWSOME DETAILS Upon entering the bedroom the body of Merrill was then found lying on the ibad with the head lianging down over the upper part about way lo the A allk stocking had been drawn tightly around her neck and her skull crushed with a blow from an ivlilcli was still lying on the A great pool of blood from the wound In licr head had formed on the Whether rom strangulation death resulted or from the wound is not positively but t is thought that her outcries while being strangled caused Merrill to strike her with tho It appears Kiat he had a pillow over icr face In an attempt to stifle her calls for The only cloth ng on tho body a night vhlch had been drawn up around her shoulders during the shoe was also onthe right As one stocking had been drawn it is thought that there lad been an altercation and that she had started to dress hurriedly In or der to leave the It Is be loved that she was silting on the side of the bed putting on her shoes One story is that her for mer husband was connected In sarao way with horso racing and had been successful and able to provide for her In a muoH belter manner than her present husband able to This enforced simple manner of liv ing proved to be very dlsagreoAblo to as was evidenced by a remark made to one of her neighbors whllo washing somo Tills remark was to the effect that this washing was tlie first she had over done and she hoped that it would he the and that her people would never hear that she hail been forced to do such FATHER WOE CONSUL It has been learned from papers found that Merrills father ia a prac ticing dentist in and was formerly vice consul general for tho United Stales at Aus Merrill was twentyeight years of The age ot his wlfo was not but people ed with her state tliat slie appeared to uo about thirtyfive years of The whereabouts of any of the mem bers of her family have yet been Merrills father was noti fied of the tragedy this morning and advico from him regarding the dis position of the bodies is expected sometime The bodies nave boon lo but which was to bo held at 1 today has been postponed until next A later search of the re sulted In the discovery of a letter addressed Merrill from a friend of at From tha contents of this It has been learned Continue on Page   

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