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   Yuma Examiner (Newspaper) - April 29, 1909, Yuma, Arizona                             ,LAGUNA DAM TO IRRIGATE HO.OOO VOL. VIII. No. 41. YUMA, ARIZONA, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 29, 1909. OFFICIAL PAPER YUMA COUNTY Holliday Set free Life Sentence in Pen Committed to Fifty Years and Parole Granted By the Governor. At the request of a majority of the grand Jury and trhi' jury responsible for his being eenl to Yuma for life, as well as the recommendation of the judge sentencing him. Gov. Klbbey to- day commuted the sentence Dave Holliday from Hfe to fifty years, and then issued a parole granting the convict his liberty pending good be- havior. When but a beardle.cs boy of less than Holliday took part in the kill- of a rancher in Graham county, purpose being to rob the victim. The fatal buliei by nenrge Wright, who exerted a hypnotic In- fluence over Holliday and forced him Into evil wayB. The milrdcr took place In 1899, both M'rlgiit and Holliday being convicted and sentenced to Herve life termH. Recently Adoclate 'Judge F. AJ. Doan, who sentenced Holliday, and Wiley Jones who was district attor- ney of Graham county, where the crime took place, have petitioned the governor to lessen Holllday's punish- ment. No attempt has been made to se cure clemency In behalf of Wright, au he has always been considered the villlan In the Holliday IB now less than 30 years of age, and has mi- ready wpeut ten years In the lumn pen. CITIZEN RETURNS. .1. E. Ludy, representing the Ludy canal Interests here, returned last night from a two moulha vigil with LIs family at Pasadena, California, where he has several children attend- ing school. -------------o------------- tO LET Idlewllde Apartments.- About iirH of May, one partly furnished apart- ine.flt. One of two rooms, and large screen porch. Furnished or unfur- at Room No. 1. M. Elizabclh Bailey. Arizona Statistics Arizona was segregated from New Mexico In 1863. It Is 378 mites long, 339 miles wide and 112.020 square miles, or acres. The territory has two normal schools valued at It has a university In connection with a mili- tary Institute, college of mines and agrlcnlaurtal and mechanical college, with buildings valued at an insant asylum, a territorial prison industrial school re- formatory, capital building, The total assessment for taxation In 1908 wub The govern- ment estimates the valuation at Tho soil, when Irrigated, is very fertile. Dry farming Is meeting I with grati hiicLt.ic. Two Irrigation projects on the Colo rado river near Yuma, and on the Salt river at cost 000. To irrigate aorOH. This nmount of irrigated Innd will support a dense population. There are 31! territorial and 13 na- tional banks, with capital and surplus of deposits of 314.G4, and loans and of Stock raising IB an important in- dustry. Value of live stock Is The forest area is the larg- est MI the United acres. The chlof Industry In the territory IK mining. It now leads the world In the production of'copper. Arlcona uao as against three- years ago. The bonded IndeblednexR of the ter- ritory on June 31, 1908, was 275, which Includes the Indebtedness NOTICE! The Rev. M. Stewart, of Phoenix, who for several years was the super- intendent of the Anti-Saloon League of Missouri, will preach at the Bap- tist church Sunday at a. ia., and at the Methodlut church at a. m. There will be union services at both houses. There will be temper- nnce BervlceK on the ulreet In the way of a temperance lecture, Sunday after- noon at All who are In any way Interested in the temperance cause, or who would llko lo be, or who would like to hear a great man, on a great subject, nre requested to be present. Remember the services are lo be In the HalitlRl church In the morning, and In tho Methodist cliuixli in t'.iv evening. L. WILLIAMSON. M. F. MAY DAY DANCE. Satiirdpy Is May Day, and Ihlf a big day at NU-.liuib -will be HporlK of all kinds. Tournament rioting will take place ut two o'clock, nfler which there will be foot raring, race, ttroncho riding iimi Uill sr.me. Pnnrlne will roiiimenrr- nt eight thirty. o fine various counties which been assumed by the territory, counties returning the territory Intercut' paid. has the the SURVEYORS ARE BUSY. Government Project Engineer Sel- lew has returned 10 Vum.u frsrs s. trip of Inspection of government survey- ors who are preparing a map of the proposed government lileli linn canal HardLuxk (Imperial Standard) The collapse of the Inflated El Cen- tro boom be mistaken by some Arsons to mean that the Industries of the valley are In bad shape, but no one who has had any experience with the growth of new communities will make that mistake. El Centro, like many other boom cities, leaves its gorgeous hotel, the collapsed bank, Its shattered hopes, and Us air of despondency on the strands of time to mark the futility of trying to coerce the law of supply and demand. And now that the people of El Cen- tro have been awakened from their pleasant dream by the sickening dull thud of stern reality, It Is believed they have sufficiently sterling charac- ter to settle down u> a wore status of affairs and allow lime to work its sufficient remedy. This IB written with jio lack of sympathy for the stricken town. The people of Kl Centro are not tho first who have lost themselves In tho fren- zied chase of Immediate fortune, nor will they be the last. They simply gave way to a frailily of human na- ture, and now they must pay the pen- alty and bide the growth of farm in- dustry for a few years until the lat- Ur build a foundation for the cily al- rendy constructed. A philosopher has Bald: "The ele- vator to succ.esp is unually the and the motto repreiwnU- tlve of the processes of every oilier town In Imperial valley, cun well be also adopted by Kl (Jenno, 80 far QH the valley an a whole Is concerned, tho collapse of the El Con- Iro boom Is but an incident. Hay by tho thousands of tons, grain by tho lens of of sacks, fat and fat cattle by the hundreds of thousands of will continue1 lo move to market, and tho steady stream of dollars will pour into the pockets of Ihe dairymen. Tho Imperial valley IK all right. II OVUM RhpRd unhampered by the col- lapse of a few toy balloons, and It wni continue to advance and know no dis- turbance of Its general affairs by tho in this county, with u. view to acqiilr- j mlpfortnnc of tho few who uuiy lose ibeir lnuds In the whirl of npeculu- lion. Ing; water for Hie purpose of Irrigation from the Lugm.u dam. The party Is now workinu at a point near the Mexican lino, about twenty- five miles from Yuma toward Sunsel Springs, east of Hrawley. The map the government in fornin latlng will cover approximately 000 ncres. Tho surveyor's rnmp now at Impi.v Inl Junction -will soon be moved to Standard. THE RIOS TRIAL A 8OMERTON ECHO. The trial of Victor RloB for mur- der IB progressing ill El Centro. Monday and Tuesday wan Hpenl lu G. I.i. N. Johnson, who expects lo be the next mayor of Somerlon han wrltlen the Examiner from Califor- nia and among oilier things nald: Elk Horn Ranch, WatBonvllle, Cul., Apr.27. Editor Examiner, Yuma, Arlx. I am long past due gnitltiK back to Die hand of Slinwlilni1, bill good bun IneBH holds me hero, and an my "bet- ter-half" can manage our fnlerr-slH al Soinerlon, will remain until I flnlBli my business, and will then has- lo the land iicroaH the river San Jacinto is Noisy ftan Bernardino Man Who Jutt Returned from the Mountain He there are Slgnm of Vol- canic Activity. Is old San Jacinto getting ready to shake her sides again after some eight years of quietness, asks the Ban Bernardino Evening Sun. This question is prompted by the story brought back from the southern country by W. C. Garner, who, with R. F. Garuer, has been spending sev- eral days at tho liter's ranch about 25 mMes east of the town of San Jacinto. According to Mr. Darner, Mt. San Jaclnto Is very uneasy. This fact de- veloped at 3 o'clock Saturday morn- ing when the Gernern, a half doien vaqueroa and others, were aroused their slumbers lu tho ranch house, by the rumbling and roanucs wlttiln tho For fully nn hour the rumble find roar were u> be plainly heard by those on the ranch. nuxl day it WRP lenrned that Ihe Indians had also heard the evi- dences of disturbances within the old mountain and were greatly excited. On the top of Mount San Jacinto there Is an old extinct volcano open- Ing. It is located lu an Isolated dis- trict anil can only reached on foot, In former yearn, no doubt, the old mountain spurted forth hot lava. OGILBY WKDOINO. Dettrt' Monotony Broken by Metrl. n-.nniai Attend Function. Mfc on the dcHerl IN not uu monot- onous no It may noom to appear, IIB li- evidenced by one of tho most pleas- nut lit tin weddings of the HMHHUII. which was given by Mr. and DennlH Aliern, of Ogllby, last Sntui- day night. Thane, present on thin hap- py occasion wore Mr. and Mrs. D. Ahprn. of Ofillby; Mr. and Mra. Mor- ris Ourtln, of Riverside; Kato u" Sir. Frn.nHuro: p. Down- ey, of hullo: D. J. Downey, Lnno; Huy, Imperial Junction; JOH. Tang- ier, Ocllby; nnd M. Hellly mid Dan Huurahcin, of Yurnii. lljineliiE was Kaged in and amplu refi'ciihmenta wore provided by all. The party last- ed until the "wee sma' bourn" and all presenl voled Mr. and Mrs. Ahcrn us charming entertainers. endt.'uvorlDK to secure ;i jury to try the eaae and al noon yesterday, the j in good old Arizona. mircHsary twelve venire men had j receive the Examiner all right, been tiuciii'utl and the trlnl prorwdefl. I and enjoy every line of It an ujy heart Thfi sympathizers on both Hides nrojaml HOII! IH wrapped up in Yunm Big Case Decided The Supreme Court of UM Imporunt DwMon DlamlMlng With CoaU the of Elmer Smith Agilntt the King of Company. WASHINGTON, D. C-, April supreme 'court of the United States has dlemrised with at- tached costs, the case of C. Elmer Smith against the King of Arizona Mining and Milling Company In er- ror to the court of Arizona. This famous case now finally de- cided In favor of the Ktag of Arlaoiu Company, of Kbfa, Yuma county, Ari- zona, was originally started In Ynnm by S. Morgan Smith, an Erie, Pennsyl- vania capitalist, about ten yean for worth of stock In the King of Arizona Co., representing the mnnev ha had put lu to de- velop the King of Arizona mine. Senator B. 8. Ives, then alto a res- ident or Yuma, represented the Kofa company, and Smith loot out on a technicality. He died Huveral years nse son Elmer lias continued if Ighting the case up to the hlgbeit tribunal. QANOOLFO LOBBY. N. lj.'Nelson, IJOH Angeles. Skin Klein, Ixm Angeles. Charles Helby, Loe Eugeiin 11. B tor It, boa U. L. Moody, Plcacho Stanley Knight, 8auU Ke. H. Uurptky, Ajuetea. W. ll. Hlllolt. Angeles. B. K. Wnituvr xuii wife, LCS les. Lulu Schlrm, Los Angelus. L. JohuHon, North Star. George Hoynolns, Santa Fe. Thou. Alpine, Ixis Angeles. (S. J. IJurKh, Lot! Augeten. Kred Sun Pedro. M. A. Andrews, Mrs. M. A. Sollars, Tucson. A, U. Grot'iiko, Lftguna. Nathan Urotnko, Loguna. V. K. Fuhr, Los Angeles. Irving McVoy, of the S. P. Company surveying department, with headquur- lrrn ut TUCHOII i T. M. brennnn, of Parker, tho hus- tling incrchnnt, of that point, la here on Tni- iiiH'iii'nlKi': day WBB tlir minimum turf 60. ami Hif: n.fa.n liy. valley. i am lying In bed as I write, an i [llivt lirrn riuffcrlrig with an stack of Ijft Grippe for t-'ie pant two dn.VH, but many and the cam: will be fought very 'stubbornly with the 'odds greatly inpniMBt the accused, who undoubted- ly rniiirnlltcd a cold-blooded innrdfT. Dlmrict Attorney XV. K. TltnmoiiH. j have nol been sick enough f> of t, iirown. formerly j a physician, of Yurnn, but now of Imperial, are j raii't what day i 3, L conducting the defense. j lmi hope very HOOII.. Miiny wltni-HHps are being examined j I expect to bring a few good biml- and the trlol mny last Keveral days. EAGLES ATTENTION. After ihe meeting to-nlghl. ih" nu'mbvrfl will lo iworl the hmly nf lair bTothi-r. KnreM j npKH men am! come farmers to the j Vinnn valley wil.Ii when I como. i Am tinI very tlily H in vo lirliiK HilH to n close. I d. N. Johnson. i U'.n.jiiiU urn! wife writli-r. THE YUMA THEATRE. There will IJP Hkullnjt tonight at Yuma theatre In jilacu of tho UHiial moving show and no moving plolurn juirfornmnco will lie given. The Skntlng Hpokcu of In (lii'Hc colnniiiR Hiwcrtil will IK- oi'Rniilxcil to-night, and ull tliom> who would llko to Join n club whiTHln only club nioinlxTa will In- iillowcd on the floor one itvenliiK eiicli week urn roiniPMled to ntlend. Good numlc: will he funilslK'i! on cluli rilictitK. niid everything will clou" hy the MimmKemont to IIIKIIIT d HUCCCHH of the ni'w club. HORSE PLUNGES TO DEATH, A horde belonging lo j family tied In Ilic yard In (In- rear of! the Pilot Knob Hotel frlplit-! ent'd thin mornliiK ui u imnhius iiml pluiiKe'l inmlh r n Htwi' lunik. i [IlH neck broken by tin1 full iitul (I'-nili WIIN Mm. Woftvcr, of Imperial, Is here on n visit to her cousin. Mr. JLongley. Miss Alice McCormlck left this morning on number threu after it utuy of elx monlhH. .1. J. Waddoll, tho real estate- man with offices here, left fcr Los Angeles on a brief biislnons Arthur flo'.jborn, of Salinas, hold- heavy liitereBtp In valley l.s bore for a few days. ORDER YOUR ICE CREAM PEOPLES TO REMAIN Murphy In Ihe trnln for shipment i Kviunlinr from Ixis nml to Qulnry. 111. A turnout lr. al. ShOf'l V Viinia .1. W wife nml i iilrtu Mr. rmiili'T. from To.iil'fiiotii' are now localrd j to tiii> I'M jilnre on rtorom! av 'Hill-. AllhoUKh the retail milk delivers bus liouu dhicontlnued niiiiotiucfd In lust Monday's K.vamlnor. the Yum.i creamery will conUmio thr niaiiufii'1- turc of dellcloiiH iuni sanitary rroar.i. niul dellverloa will be iinule tc of the rllv free. Call up Phone 96S. John IlaokeriklmptT. llox ilrti, IK a brand new Kiib.scrlbor lo th.- Yuma Kxnmlner. .1. II. Murtun Is ;is buny as a ciiin- merrjiunt Jii.st now on blH hoi'.H st. He Is building a IIOURC and rlonrlnp uii the laiul, intrntory to movliip ilown pi-rniiineii' ly In tin- future.   

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