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Winslow Daily Mail (Newspaper) - October 1, 1927, Winslow, Arizona CITY EDIT IOW il Ul A PAPER FOR THE PEOPLE MORNING EDITION PRESS LEASED j The Weather and Sunday warmer northeast portion VOLUME 35 NAVAJO OCTOBER 1,1927. NUMBER 300 U W I. W I I w i w RIVEB S PREDICTED Power Agreement Raises Hopes Of Delegates For An Early Agreement CALIFORNIA BALKS Sept. 30 was broken today for what probably will be a solution of the hydro-electric power problem after three weeks of at the Colorado River United States Senator Key Pittman of announced tonight following a meeting of several hours participated in by Representatives of California and Starting on the foundation work of the general principles laid down in the rights resolution introduced early in the proceedings by the Nevada the three lower basin states are more than hopeful that a tri-state compact will be consummated Pittman The pact will include agreements on both the disposition of power benefits from a ' dam on the Colorado river and rhe distribution among the three slates of the acre feet of waler allocated to the Consistent The announcement was considered significant in light of the consistent opposition to the rights resolution by While the conferees themselves refused to state the extent to which the had one report said that California had evinced a willingness to accept as its share one third of the power conditioned on an equitable agreement on water Pittman did not take part in the afternoon but United States Senator Carl Hayden of and W. B. Mathews of California had arranged for the executive session after several days of negotiations between Arizona and Nevada on the power a tri-state pact is Pittman probably will acept it. as instigator of the power plan under sought to draw the conversation away from arbitrary proposals and written propositions and to base the talk on what was equitable among the three first question in equity considered was whether a state is entitled to some compensation when the United States government uses its dam lands and waters to construct a dam for flood storage and If the government allowed a private corporation to use these the state could obtain if only through Nevada never has contended for anything else than this amount of California second question is whether On Page 2) his wife John Duvall of Indianapolis put her in line for mayoralty if Duvall resigns or is ousted as a result of recent conviction on of violating the corrupt practices act. pictured above at her new replaces Claude who left the controller's post chief of The controller becomes mayor automatically upon resignation of the Mrs. Duvall be the first woman mayor of sponsors the opening of the colorado river bridge labor leader sees increase in wage scale KANSAS Sept. 30 - Wages are tending upward in the United States and the higher of wages is the keystone of American James J. Secretary of declared here Mr. Davis is en route to Los where he will address the American Federation of Labor convention foundation of prosperity in this country is the pay in the don't get away from Mr. Davis and added that in industry were realizing the Mr. Davis mentioned a class of workers in this country who what he termed wages or a should say there are some 10, 000,000 of this counting their average family We must not be contended to keep this wage or to let it go Education in the crafts and development of trade i tendencies must be carried to those workers so that they or their children may be made skillful enough to do a better job and increase their earning HOLBROOK Sept. 30.- to the Winslow Daily sponsoring the celebration to be held on the opening of Lee's Ferry bridge to be held some time during the fall of next year on completion of the and appointment of committee to start of preparations was the principal accomplishment of the Northern Arizona association of Commercial organizations which met here today in third quarterly Another matter of equal importance to Northern was a resolution passed unanimously endorsing the request of the sale of the Bright Angel Trail to the government of Coconino Today's meeting was attended by over thirty representatives of Make Surveys For Air System Thru The Grand Canyon SANTA N. Sept. 30 are being made looking ot the establishment of a passenger air line between Grand and Zion National Park and Bryce J. Parker Van president of the Scenic said here He and other officials of the company arrived by airplane today from Fred Harvey and officials of the Santa Fe and Union Pacific Railroads will make survey flights in October in the Grand Canyon district to test the practicability of a number of aerial scenic Van Zandt Four days are required for a round trip across the Grand Canyon by mule while tests have shown the trip can be made in 40 minutes by he Northern Arizona Chambers of Commerce and following the business session the delegates were taken for a trip to the Painted Desert where a banquet was held in their honor and later were taken to the Petrified Forest as guests of Cox Last night a dance was held here in honor of the visiting Following the opening of the business session at 10 a. m. and registration of discussion of proposal made by the Federal Park bureau to take over the Bright Angel Trail from Coconino based on the survey already was ending in a resolution being passed unanimously endorsing the proposal and asking that Coconino county accept the which would mean the construction of a new highway from a point two miles cast of Williams to the Grand The proposed celebration to be held on the completion of the Lee's Ferry bridge was the next order of business and the plan was outlined by Miss K. managing secretary of the Flagstaff Chamber of which has been active in prompting the dedicatory The call for a joint with the states of Arizona and Utah and all bordering states invited to join in the A comprehensive tentative plan was outlined by the Flagstaff secretary which was On Page 2) Republicans Hear CoL Roosevelt N. Sept. 30- the first time in history shadow of Tammany lies athwart the white in ot Governor Alfred 10. Smith for the Colonel Theodore Roosevelt today in his keynote address to the republican state He urged New York republicans to take the lead in a campaign to that asserting there was no such thing as new Western Coast Storm Report Not Verified NOG Sept. 30 to verity reports reaching here today from which say that a heavy storm is approaching the west coast of bad proved futile at a late hour The Herald's correspondent at Mazatlan this morning messaged that a storm was nearing the coastline and officials of the Southern Pacific of Mexico railroad at this point stated they had received a similar but 4 p. m. had heard nothing from divisional officials along the west coast line of the A severe meteorological disturbance which whipped 1.200 miles of west coast shoreline scarcely three weeks ago resulted in thousands of dollars damage to property and lines of ' Leaders Settle Disputes Over Important Issues To Make Way For Conference RESOLUTIONS READ LOS Sept. 30 - America's labor all set to battle in convention for a five day better pay for army and navy men and other important cleaned the differences put of their own house today in preparation for two weeks of the American Federation of Labor beginning next A departmental controversy which began 10 years ago and culminated in 1922 in the virtual ostracizing of the Carpenters Jointers brotherhood from the Building Trades Department of the was settled today when the Woodworkers organization applied for and was granted Indications were made that the subject of the dispute would be adjudicated in time to submit its disposal upon the convention floor next week for final Adjourn Two of the departmental meetings held preceding the Federation convention adjourned today after completing business and electing officers for the ensuing In closing nineteenth annual the Metal Trades Department re-elected five of its including James Joseph A. John J. J. Hynes and W. W. vice Roy Horn and James Wilson were elected vice presidents and John secretary The resignation of M. J. a vice was Mew Secretary The Union Label Trades Department closed its twentieth annual convention with the re-election of all its officers as J. W. Jacob G. W. Joseph continued on Page 2) Expel Trotzky From Communist Sept. 30.- brilliant leader of the Russian and M. one of his chief aides in the opposition fight against Joseph Stalin the central communist were expelled from the communist international today by unanimous decision of the communist international Trotzky was hailed before the disciplinary committee convened after the discovery of secret printing plants and the expulsion of 14 oppositionists the Trotzky declared discipline founded on false political precepts offers no weapon for unity but disorganization and Trotzky in defending his aides Professor Alexander M. Sharoff and M. Serebriakoff their politics these men over those who conceal their crimes under party Nowadays no organization deliberates or all they do is carry out Even the presidium of the communist international is no Trotzky ended by accusing the Stalin and Bukharin group of placing the question of survival above everything He hurled such accusations as Thermidorian He said the communist international congress gave the presidium power for one year only and that wilful continuance in the exercising of such power meant JUDGE FREES SE POIS REPORT 88 DEAD AND SIX HUNDRED HURT AS ST. REBUILDS AFTER TORNADO Complete Exoneration Is Given Oklahoma Girl In Death Of Child PROTESTS HER LOVE Enraged Woman Shoots Judge In Court Room SALT LAKE Sept. 30 show you how to get Mrs. Eliza 46, a fired four shot sinto the body of Judge Tillman D. of the United States District Court here The woman opened fire as he stepped on to the rostrum in his court and When the judge turned he fell down the steps and rushing to the side of the bench the woman stood over him and fired four shots all of which took At the hospital it was said that while the injuries are serious his condition is not considered dangerous unless complications and due to his Judge Johnson ia past 70 Woman Overpowered Mrs. Simmons was overpowered and taken to the county jail where she is being held without charge pending the outcome of Judge Johnson's She has steadfastly refused to but a statement found at her home by Department of Justice agents disclosed tbat she believed she had been gravely wronged when Judge Johnson dismissed a suit for 1924. 14 years after her husband was killed in a mining The suit was first brought in the state courts and then transferred to the federal Following its dismissal by Judge Johnson the caso was appealed to the United circuit court fo which upheld the decision of the lower Illumes Senator In her written apparently prepared several which covered eight long typewritten the woman also blamed United States Senator William H. King for her fancied and referred to Judge Johnson as and too old to properly preside over the In the only oral statement made since the shooting she said she had attempted to Senator King lie had 11<)'. GASOLINE TAX NETS ARIZONA OVER Sept. 30.- of the four a gallon gasoline tax in the state for the period from August 12 to August 31 according to a report issued today by E. M. superintendent of the Vehicle division of the state highway The total amount of gasoline taxes collected for the month of including the amount collected by Withworth under the four cent tax and collected by James H. secretary of state under the three cents a gallon tax which gave way to the four cent tax on August 12, was Of total amount collected under both the state highway department received while the 14 counties of the state received The distribution of the four cents a gallon tax by Whitworth to the counties included Maricopa Santa and - Hears Cohn Annulment Trial SAN Sept. 30 J on the motion to dis- | miss the annulment of the riage of S. Morton man in Los Angeles and began in Superior court here Cohn obtained the annulment here last February 14. alleging that his Lillian E. at present | in a was insane at time of their marriage in New in 1907. Attack on the started by Mrs. Matilda of Mrs. Conn's ler and one of her who j alleged that Mrs. Cohn was at the time of insane Mrs. Maher also contended that Cohn's settlement of his wife had been made after misrepresenting the value of his which Mrs. Maher at HO Sept. 30.-(API-Free tonight of a charge of Mary 26 year old trained nurse accused the Rev. Thomas Episcopal minister of and three Enid physicians as being responsible for her arrest charge of poisoning Mary Jane daughter of the Rev. Charles Episcopal rector Justice of the peace David today sustained a demurrer to evidence attempting to show that the 18 year old minister's daughter had been and released Miss In a signed statement the nurse said she held no ill will against Dan county who filed the murder charge against her three weeks ago on the basis of a chemists tentative report revealing the presence of poison in the girl's Protests Protesting her affection toward the children of Mr. for whom she admitted a deep her statement asserted that an insane person could have been guilty of such an atrocious She asserted that Mr. who was a guest in the Bailey home at the time Mary Jane became ill this turned suspicion toward her after the girl's death and that the authorities the hospital the they were rendering a public service in trying create an impression that I was Statement The statement named three staff j physicians at the doctors S. W. Paul Champlin and W. L. j Advised of Miss Atkinson's sation at his home in Mr. Melrose refused to discuss the know absolutely nothing about the rector The state's case collapsed in the preliminary when Dr. W. H. Oklahoma city who made a chemical analysis of Mary Jane's viscera for the testified that he had discovered no lethal V Germany Is Heading Toward Prohibition LONG Sept. 30 is fast heading toward Dr. F. H. Otto Melle j known here how many more rebels Jury Disagrees In Texas Arson C 30. 22, former University of Texas student under indictment for bank robb I y and failed today in her first effort to win her freedom her a jury in circuit court disagreed on the arson charge and was Nine members of the jury voted for conviction when the case went to the jury and continued to vote that way through the 21 hours of their confinement while the remainder of the jury stood solidly for an acquittal on Mrs. insanity The defendant expressed disappointment as the defense had thought that the majority of the jury was holding out for an returned immediately to old home in Austin and will go to San at where she has been working two positions for some Her Notis who made his maiden speech before a jury yesterday during final arguments for the defense refused to comment on the Harry the expressed the opinion that he would obtain a conviction hi the next trial if there is Report Catholics Are Arrested By Mexican Officers 30 both men and suspected of revolutionary were arrested in different parts of Mexico City The police searched the homes of other suspects since they believe that what the Caftes government termed Catholic because of the religious seems to have been The so-called is reported again to be sweeping the state of Jalisco where within the past few days 89 rebels have been killed in battle with federal One Catholic priest was captured and executed President Calles declared a month ago at the opening of and prior to that in releasing Catholics who had been imprisoned on the charge of that uprisings against the religious laws had been reaching Mexico say that in Jalisco numerous armed rebels are in the field and clashes are occurring frequently with federal It is not r Loss To Exceed Crews Of Rescue Workers Are Busy DEATH LIST RISING ST. Sept. 30-(AP) - Work of relief and rehabilitation was well under way tonight when darkness settled over the six square mile area devastated yesterday when a four minute tornado killed 88 injured more than 600 and damaged or destroyed 5,500 homes and business The property according to the best estimates of experts who spent the day in the stricken was expected to exceed the record of the tornado of 1896, when 140 persons were killed in an area of ten square After a careful tour of the path of building commissioner Christopher placed the minimum of damage done to property of all kinds at and declared he believed it might reach It would take more than he for Estimate The first of thirty insurance adjusters brought here from other cities estimated the loss at between and Only one that of a remained Unidentified Twenty persons had been reported A single inquest to cover the deaths of all St. Louis victims was set for tomorrow morning with the jury expected to hold a quirk of the No plans had been made tonight for joint and since the death list was made up of women and children in comparatively widely separated areas with no intimate it was believed each bereaved family would take care of its dead In individual ceremonies with tomorrow and Sunday a day of funerals and Death List Excepting fo the constant conversations everywhere about the slowly mounting death downtown St. Louis today virtually was without a reminder of the death and desolation within three miles of the business Employes ranks in many concerns thinned as men remained at home to dig in the debris for possessions of head of the prohibition forces of the Methodist church in declared at today's session of the fifty-second annual Southern California and Arizona conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church There has come to Germany since one of tbe greatest revivals of religion that history takes account the German clergyman Dr. directing the prohibition movement in his recently had presented to the Reichstag a petition containing 2,565,-000 signatures asking for action on local option may have been killed in Jalisco other than the 89 thus far reported in Mexico SET Sept. 30 petition of the Arizona Highway Commission for a writ of mandamus to compel James H. Secretary of to turn over to the Motor Vehicle division of the Highway all records and data relating to the administration of the Certificate of Title law for motor vehicles has been set for hearing before the Supreme Wednesday October 5. on Page 2) WORLD FLIERS LAND ON COAST FLYING FIELD LOS Sept The globe-trotting duo William B. Brock and brought their 30-(APr-f-of the Edward F. monoplane of to earth at Vail Field at 12:24 p. m. here today on their flight to Detroit from San The flyers who covered by air more than half the globe in Mi to break the around the world record of some 28 only I to abandon the flight plan to leave early tomorrow ing for El Tex. They will COMPANIES mm IN SM OF Smih FE WATER IS PROMINENT RUMOR NEW Sept. 3i.-(Al'i-What may prove to be an important ore body on its properties at lias been discovered by Copper Co. The new section where the ore has been a discovery year ago which has been proving up rt. Although no announcement has been forthcoming for it. is learned on authoritative information last night that W. K. general manager of the Santa and E. W. in charge of the water who have been in Winslow the two days are here for the purpose of taking some action in connection with tbe disposition of the city water distribution now owned by the Santa Fe Land and Improvement a Santa Fe Due to the fact that the franchise tinder which the Santa Fe has been will expire on October and the refusal of the city to consider lin s 11 in. h known that the railroad company is planning to dispose of the system to a private That several companies have been angling for the purchase of the plant has been It is understood also that the Santa Fe has a to make to the City of which possibly may be advanced at the next meeting of the city council next although no formal indication of this has been An informal conference between city officials and the Santa Fe officials was held but just what developments or proposals were advanced on either side has not been made Etter and Falkner returned to I .i A n I n - j remain there a hopping off I then for thence to St. Louis and They expect to arrive in Detroit at about 3 o'clock next Tuesday afternoon in time for a civic reception in their The of was accompanied from San Francisco by a biplane which flew to the northern city from to escort the fliers Arrest Is Made In Yuma Murder Case Sept. 30 M. negro ranch laborer ot Yuma was arrested by deputy sheriffs today on a murder based on his alleged complicity in the shooting last Sunday of M. of this The authorities charge that Marshall drove Harry also a who is alleged to have shot Hurt from this city to a point in the Imperial immediately after the Hunter and a third negro named as John also charged with not 1776
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