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Saturday, October 12, 1929
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Si! WEATHER: TUCSON Maximum temperature yesterday, i; minimum, 63; humidity a, m. 53; p. m. 20. A Grand Jury Is Needed To Investigate The Mize Murder Case VOL. 88 NO. 284 EIGHTEEN PAGES TUCSON, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 12, 1?29 EIGHTEEN PAGES FIVE CENTS A COPY I- Arizona University Dedicates Stadium ALUMNI THRONG GATHERS TO SEE CAL TECH GAME Short Addresses Will Mark ' Opening Ceremonies at Pre-game Program OFFICIALS PRESENT Wildcats to Play Before the Largest Audience on Record at U. A. Sun and pigskin today will dedicate a university stadium. From the four , corners of Arizona and neighboring states will gather, alumni, regents and friends of the University of Arizona to participate in the home-coming of grads, and dedication of a monument to a sand lot eleven which laid the foundation for football tradition here thirty years ago. Ceremonies wWl bo short, and the kiekoff will mark another round of the Wildcat gridiron crew's advance up the ladder of southwest football prominence. In the stands, fathers of the institution will orate; and, on the turf, Arizona Wildcats will battle with brawn from the Cnlifnml! Tntitnfa nf TechnolOETV. The time will be 3 o'cloc k this j afternoon. Will Give Addresses Harold G. Wilson, president of the Arizona alumni, will preside at the dedication ceremonies. One minute talks win be presented by E. P. Mathewson, professor of mine administration and chairman of the stadium drive committee; Donald Striegel, president of the student body; Homer L. Shantz, president of the university; Robert E. Talley, chancellor of the board of regents; and John C. Phillips, governor of the state. The kiekoff will inflow the playing of "All Hail, Arizona," school hymn. Not only will this ceremony and play dedicate a stadium; but it will call attention to Arizona's present wealth iff an athletic plant for its sons who leave their homes for college. Tfte entiro plant contains 14 acres, on which ground stands the stadium, the gymnasium, swimming pool, baseball stand and several playing and practice fields. Homecoming for Arizona graduates was inaugurated in 1914,, and since that time football season has drawn them to visit their Alma Mater with regularity. Today a special section of the central portion of the stadium has been reserved for them. Assigned Entrances Students will enter the stadium at the north entrance. The main entrance or central gate will be entered by those holding reserved seats. The south gate will be used tor general admissions and reserved Beats. Graduates will enter at the central gate. Vine avenue, which runs along the west wall of the stadium, will be used only as a one-way street, all traffic northbound. Cars having persons to deposit at the gates will be allowed to halt only long enough to unload. No parking will be permitted on the street. Alumni Banquet As alumni return they will register at the agricultural building, the lobby of which has been used for this purpose since the building was constructed. They will banquet together with guests at 7 o'clock in the university dining hall following the afternoon game, and dance In a student body frolic planned for 9 o'clock in the evening. Governor Phfllips will arrive from Phoenix by airplane. He will hop to Florence to deliver a 10-minute address at the opening and dedica-on of the Florence airport, and leave immediately for Tucson. On his arrival at the city landing field , he will be met by a delegation to escort him to the stadium and dedication ceremonies. Dr. R. B. von Klein Smid, formerly ; president of the University of Arizona, will arrive with a party of ; three to attend the dedication exercises. High school football teams throughout the state have been Invited to be guests of the university at the dedication and homecoming game. Hayden, Tucson and Tombstone coaches have annouced their Intention of attending and others , fiR? come. Tombstone alone will . send 25 cars of visitors to the game, it was announced yesterday after- , noon. Tickets may be secured at the Fleishman Drug company until noon, after which time they may be secured at the stadium. Many merchants will close their stores during the afternoon, while ' others will remain open, allowing employes who so desire to attend the game. The Consolidated Bank opening program for the afternoon has been set back to tonight to al- ' low no conflict with the football contest, f ft Eva Dugan Appeal Set For November Supreme Court to Pass , On Whether Woman Shall Hang PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. UVPy The Arizona supreme court will hear arguments November 4 In two cases where the appellants are under sentence of death. The appeal of Eva Dugan, the first woman ever sentenced to hang in Arizona, who was convicted by the Pima county superior court of the murder of A. J. Mathis, aged Tucson rancher, will be the first argued. Mrs. Dugan was sentenced to be hanged June 1, 192S, but obtained a stay of execution through" her appeal to the supreme court. The appeal of Refugio Maciaa of Greenlee count-, convicted , of thc-murder of two men, will follow that of the Pima county woman. FALL CASE HELD TRIAL BY ORDEAL Judge Permits it to Go on Despite Protests of Prosecution WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. VP) Tho determination of Albert B. Fall to force the government to try him on' new charges of bribery or dismiss the indictment caused him today to leave his sickbed, enter court in a wheel chair, and through counsel successfully oppose the government's motion for a mistrial. With that the trial continued. Two witnesses were heard while Fall slumped weakly in a tall chair. He will be taken to court by relatives again tomorrow. Earlier in the day and prior to Fall's dramatic appearance, Justice William Hitz announced from the bench that four physicians who had examined the former cabinet officer at the court's request had found he was suffering from bronchial pneumonia, and that his attendance at court would endanger his life. At that session, government counsel urged the court to declare a mistrial on the basis of the physicians' reports. The defense objected, saying Fall should have the opportunity to "secure vindication" and asked a recess until Monday. Justice Hitz reserved his decision which he did not give, until this afternoon, saying "it is not a trial by a Jury, it is a trial by ordeal." Frank J. Hogan, chief counsel for the defense, said Fall would continue the trial or die in court. He said he regretted it was necssary for Fall to continue, adding Fall himself insisted that the government finish his prosecution or dismiss the case. Fall, Hogan said, had told he would rather die in court than have a mistrial declared and the charge continue to hang over him. "The responsibility for what happens now is the government's," Hogan declared. , Owen Roberts, special government counsel, said the government did not wish to go on, pointing out it had lost its motion to halt the case. "The government has done all it could to prevent a M.'k man being brought into court," Roberts said. We do not intend to dismiss the indictment against Fail. s. o.Ifushed FROM STEAMER Pacific Ashore on Frying Pan Shoals; Ship Rushes To Rescue NEW YORK, Oct. ll.-W)-The The Mackay Radio company tonight announced it had picked up an SOS from the Brltis,-, steamer Pacific stating she was ashore on Frying Pan Shoals. 11 miles south-southeast of Cape Fear on the Virginia coast, and required assistance. A later message picked up by Mackay Radio said the steamer Pacific was in communication with the coast gurad cutter Maddox at Wilmington, Del., and that the cutter was preparing to go to the steamer's assistance. DEMAND NEW TRIAL ' SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 11 (?. The Rev. H. H. Clark was denied a new trial of his $50,000 breach of promise suit against Mrs. Minnie E. Kennedy, mother of Aimee Semple McPherson, here today by Superior Judge J. Tarn Ronald. Gordon McGauvran, Clark's attorney, indicated he would appeal to the stale supreme 'court. ASHURST REBUKE STRICKEN FROM SENATE RECORD Watson's Effort to Read-Tele-gram Attacking Arizona Is Failure BOOK CENSOR BANNED Senate Decides Customs Men Should Not Pass Upon Property of Books WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. WJ An attempt by Senator Watson of Indiana, republican leader, to have read in the senate today a telegram from the executive committee ot America's Wage Earners' Protective conference, protesting a speech made in the senate by Senator Ashurst, democrat, Arizona, was blocked by Senator Robinson, the democratic leader. Senator Robinson heatedly condemned the reading of a telegram attacking a member of the senate. Watson started to withdraw the telegram, which had been addressed to Senator Reed, republican, Pen nsylvania, but before h could do so, Robinson asked that it be expunged from the record. There was a choru3 of ayes from the democratic side. Watson then explained that he wanted to withdraw the message, signed by Mathew Woll and other officers of the association, if it was regarded as an attack upon Senator Ashurst. Censorship Fanned The senate went on record for a less rigid prohibition against the entry into the United States of foreign literature that might be regarded as of an immoral of seditious character. By a vote of 3S to 3G it adopted an amendment by Senator Cutting, republican, New Mexico, striking from the tariff bill the provision in existing law barring the importation of books held by customs officials to be of an immoral nature and eliminating part of a new provision which would have closed the doors to entry of literature advocating treason or insurrection. At the suggestion of Senator Couzens, republican, Michigan, the New Mexico senator modified his proposal to retain that section of the new provision prohibiting entry of literature urging forcible resistance to any law of the United States or containing a threat against the ljfe of an American citizen. In this form It was adopted. Rejects Amendment Earlier the senate had rejected an amendment by Cutting which would have permitted entrance of all literature that might be held to be immoral or seditious. The vote was 48 to 33 for retention of the session as written in the bill. The opposition that was heaped on the New Mexico senator's original proposal led Cutting to modify it and as a result he drew seven additional senators to his cause. The issue clearly was an individual one. Senator Cutting held the floor most of the day for his proposals, although he had assistance from others, including Senators La Fol-lette, republican, Wisconsin, and Tydings, democrat, Maryland. Like a schoolmaster lecturing a class in the classics and the philosophies of such literary geniuses as Homer, Shakespeare, Dante, Milton and others, the youthful looking senator from the southwest pic-ured a "clerk of the bureau of customs" passing on whether these or works of a political nature transgressed decency or could befoul the minds of Americans believing In free speech and government by the people. The youth of the land, he said, must be guarded against moral corruption by their families and the laws of the states and not by an individual customs inspector. It was ridiculous to bar an occasional immoral book, he argued, when adolescent children could read In the daily newspapers of murders and sordid love scandals. LADY PAGET DIES NEWHAM-ON-SEVERN, England. Oct. 11. VP) Walburga, Lady Paget, famous figure of a past generation who assisted in arranging the marriage between King Edwrd and Queen Alexandra, died today from burns received when her clothing caught fire as she was sitting beside her fireplace. Lady p-g-t was more than 90 years old. HELD FOR MURDER WICHITA, Kan. Oct. ll.VP) ! Bert White, demonstrator for a ! parachute company, was held for I trial under $2,000 bond on charges : of fourth degree manslaughter in connection with the fatal parachute leap of Helen Williams. 18, Lit preliminary hearing here today before Judge Leigh Clark. WillRogers Says BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 11. That certainly was nice of Connie Mack not to discourage the National league entirely. He will keep fooling, around iW-viVfl and have to atart p'6 some of his best sr nitrher vet. If the series can go seven games and play to capacity they have a chance to merge with the City National of New York. By the way, an old country boy banker from Colorado slicked the city slicker bankers out of one-half millino bucks and they give him 15 years so fast that you would have thought he had assassinated a big government official. You let a city banker slick and old country boy out of something and before night he will merge with another bank and finally wind up as a member of the Federal Reserve. Yours, WILL ROGERS. AIMEE, PANTAGES STORIES LINKED Usherette Latest to Tell Court Pantages Sought Her False Testimony LOS ANGELES. Oct. 11. (P) Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist, who has been involved In a series of sensational inquiries In recent years, tonight was the focal point of two new Investigations by the district attorneys office. Affidavits filed by five pastors of her churches, two of whom were dismissed this week, accused Mrs. McPherson of misappropriating church funds. The complaining pastors were Dr. John Ooben, former executive of Angelus Temple, Mrs. McPherson's mother church, who was dismissed by the evangelist because of a disagreement over policies; the Rov. H. E. Alford of Angeles Temple, the Rev. Wiliard Pope of Pomona, Calif.; discharged last night; the Rev. R. L. Larson of Hollywood and the Rev. J. H. Stilton of El Monte, Calif. They alleged the evangelist converted to her own use an unnamed sum donated to the church. Dr. Gobcn said he had hired private detectives to watch the evangelist, and informed the district attorney's office that affidavits that Mrs. McPherson attended a mysterious conference in Alexander T. Paniages' home within an hour after the theater man's wife was convicted of manslaughter were available. The detectives later filed the affidavits. General denials that there had b'"en such a conference were made by Mrs. McPherson, Pantages, the theater man's two sons, and attorneys alleged to have been present. Superior Judge Carlos 9. Hardy, Mrs. Lo's Pantages' trial Judge, who reefntly was tried on charges of accepting a $2000 "love offering" from Mrs. McPherson by the California state senate, before which body impeachment proceedings against him failed, said he knew nothing of the alleged conference. gibe Vfijoim jpailsj Hfeif will broadcast the WORLD SERIES over KG AR Via. Associated Press Wires Double service for the readers of The Star is again furnished this year on all World Series games. Starting at 11:30 through the courtesy of The Opera House, The Star playograph board will give fans a play by play account of the game on the mechanical diamond. In addition to this, those who could not view the game at The Opera House listened" in on KGAR which The Star has leased for the world series. Beth the Opera House and KGAR play by play reports are received by The Star via The Associated Press. Allan Stewart, Star Sports Editor, is in charge of both services, which will be continued throughout the series. For complete news reports, read i MIGHT'S CASE WILL BE HEARD THIS MORNING Supreme Court to Review Order of Phelps for $1000 Fine or Jail Term APPEAL CIRCUMVENTED High Tribunal to Pass Despite Ruling of "No Appeal" PHOENIX, Ariz., Oct. 11. VP) Oral arguments on the petition of Lorenzo Wright, superintendent of the Arizona state prison, adjudged in contempt of court in the Maricopa county superior court here Thursday, for his release from custody under ball are scheduled to be heard before the Arizona supreme court tomorrow morning. Wright, who was ordered to pay a fine of $1000 or servo six months In jail when the court held he had wilfully disobeyed mandates of the court in allowing a prisoner to roam at large, gained his freedom late last night on a writ or habeas corpus, signed by Chief Justice A. C. Lockwood and made returnable tomorrow morning at 10 oclock. Bail until that tlmo was set at $2000. Judge M. T. Phelps, who sentenced Wright, held that no appeal can be made from a judgment for contempt, and counsel for the defense are attempting to carry the case to the higher court for "general review." ' A. F. L. TO HEAR BRITISH LEADER MacDonald Reverses Plans to Address National Convention TORONTO, Oct. 11. W The annual convention of the American federation of labor today heard addresses by James J. Davis, secretary of labor of the United States, anil Peter Heenan, minister of labor for Canada, and applauded a messace from MacDonald, of Great Britain, aocepting an invitation to be its guest next week. It also gave consideration to some of the many important business items before It. Mr. MaeDonald's message transmitted through the British high commissioner to Canada, reversed his previous decision to remain away from the labor gathering while In Toronjo, and arranged for his appearance in the convention next Wednesday morning. Mr. Heenan in his address remarked on the similarity of conditions In the United States and Canada, expressed the hope that unemployment difficulties faced by older countries could be avoided in his country, and told of progress toward old age pensions. Secretary Davis predicted that industrial progress would bring greater rewards and more leisure to workers in the future and argued for restrictions of immigration into the United States. Text of Complaint The complaint filed yesterday against the mayor, members of the city council, the city attorney and city auditor by attorneys for the State Consolidated Publishing company, publishers of The Arizona Daily Star, follows in full : COMES NOW The above, entitled Plaintiff, as a taxpayer of City of Tucson, County of Pima, Stata of Arizona, for and on behalf of and for the benefit of said City of Tucson, complaining of said Defendants and ?ach thereof, and for cause of action alleges as follows, to-wit: . 1. That Plaintiff Is & corporation duly orzanlzed and existing under and by virtue of the laws of the Stat of Arizona, with principal place of business within the City of Tucson, County of Pima, State of Arizona; and That the City f Tucson Is a municipal corporation within th County of Pima, State of Arizona, organized and acting under and by virtue of legislative grant of character of the Territory of Arizona, and under the Constitution and laws of the State of Arizona. ; II. That the said Defendants and each thereof were at nil times hereinafter mentioned, and now are, residents of the said County of Pima, State of Arizona. III. That the said Defendants and each thereof were at all times hereln-taxpayer of said City of Tucson, County of Pima, State of Arizona; That, as such taxpayer, said plaintiff did, on the 5th day of August, 1929, make demand in writing upon the Mayor and Common Council of the said City of Tucson, In regular meeting assembled, that they take ill steps necessary to secure the return of that certain sum of TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00), theretofore paid by the said City of Tucson to Defendant Ben C. Hill, City Attorney, as hereinafter set 'forth, alleged In such demand to have been paid without right or authority of law ; That the said Mayor and Common Council have failed, neglected and refused, and continue to so fail, neglect and refuse, to take any steps whatsoever in compliance- with Biich demand; and That Plaintiff, as such taxpayer aforesaid and by virtue ot such failure, neglect and rfusa! on the part of the said Mayor and Common Council, brings this action for and on behalf of and for the benefit of City of Tucson, a municipal corporation. IV. That nt all times hereinafter mentioned the Defendant BEN C. HILL was, and now is, the duly appointed and axing City Attorney ot the said City of Tucson; and for the fiscal year commencing July 1st, 1328 and ending June 30th, 1929, he was ho acting under a fixed salary for said period of Four Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($4,200.00); That at all times hereinafter mentioned the Defendants FRANK J CORDIS, E. E. CEHLAC1I. W. H. HART, P. M. ELI AS and GEORGE -L. REID were, and now ore, duly elected, qualified and acting members of tho Common Council of the said City of Tucson, and, at all times mentioned in this Complaint constituted, with Defendant E. D. ROCKWELL, the Common Council of said City; That at all times hereinafter mentioned the Defendant E. D. ROCKWELL was aim a duly elected, qualified and acting member of said .ommon Council of tho P;iid City of Tucson That at all times hereinafter mentioned the Defendant C E PEQUIGNOT was, and now is, (he duly appointed, qualified and acting Uty Auditor of said City of Tucson; and That at all times hereinafter mentioned the Defendant W. A. JULIAN, was, and now is, the duly elected, qualified and acting Mayor of the said City of Tucson. V. That on April 20th, 1029, the said Defendant BEN C. HILL presented lo said City of Tucson his statement In writing, for services rendered, which statement Is in the words and figures following, to-wit: (Letterhead of City of Tucson). "April 20th, 1029. Final fee f..r special legal services rendered In connection with the investigation of George K. Gray's defalcation and settlement with Southern Arizona Rank and Trust Company S2.000.00. REN C. 1I1LL, City Attorney." VI. That subsequently and on or about the 2nh day of April, 1929, such statement was approved for payment, on the fare thereof, by Defendants Frank J. Cordis. P. M. Elias and E. I). Rockwell, acting as Finance Committee of the said Common Council, and by Defendant W. A. Julian, acting as Mayor of said City of Tucson. VII. That subsequent to such presentation and approval of such statement and on or about the 24th day of April, 1929, the said sum of TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.i,i was paid to tho said Hen C. Hill by the Defendant C. E. l'equignot. luting as City Aiultior of said City of Tucson. VIII. , That hereafter and on or about the 6th day of May, 1929, in regular session of the Mayor and Common Council of the said City of Tucson, such payment was approved by the said Defendants Frank J. Cordis, F. E. Gerlach, W. 11. Hart. E. D. Rockwell, P. M. Elias and George L. Reid, acting as the Common Council of the said City of Tucson, and by the Defendant W. A. Julian, acting as Mayor of the said City of Tucson. IX. That the said sum of TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00), paid to the said Defendant Ben C. Hill as hereinabove set forth, was paid Illegally and without warrant of law, for and by virtue of the following reasons, to-wit: ; FIRST: That the services mentioned in Paragraph V of this Complaint, for which the said Ben C. Hill as City Attorney of the said City of Tucson rendered his statement to the City of Tucson, as set out in said Paragraph V., and for which the said Defendant Ben C. Hill was paid the sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00), as alleged in Paragraph VII. of this Complaint, were a part of the services which he was under the duty and obligation of performing to and for said City of Tucson under his appointment as said City Attorney, and for the annual salary, as aforesaid, of Four Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($4,200); SECOND: That the said sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00), paid to the said Defendant Ben C. Hill as hereinabove set forth, was not included within the City Budget adopted on the 10th day of August, 1928, as required by law; was not so pad to the said Defendant Ben C. Hill in compliance with the law concerning emergency expense of incorporated cities or towns; and was not paid from any source other than taxation and available for such payment; and THIRD: That such sum was paid to said Defendant Ben C. Hill from the sinking fund of said City of Tucson designated as Bond Interest Fund and Bond Redemption Fund, and was not legally available for any purpose except the payment of interest on bonds of the City of Tucson and or the redemption of bonds of the said City of Tucson, and that said payment of such sum of money was a misappropriation of funds from said sinking fund designated as Bond Interest Fund and Bond Redemption Fund of the said City of Tucson, and was against public policy and void; and further, that the payment of said sum as aforesaid to said Defendant Ben C. Hill was beyond the power of any of the said Defendants and was wholly . ultra vires and void. X. That, by virtue of all the foregoing matters, said City of Tucson has been, since April 24th, 1929, entitled to the return of said sum of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00) paid to said Defendant Ben C. Hill as hereinabove set forth and ia now entitled to have and recover of and from the said Defendants and each thereof the full amount of such sum together with Interest thereon at the rate of six per cent (6") per annum from the said 24th day of April, 1929. WHEREFORE, Plaintiff prays Judgment for and on behalf of said City of Tucson, a municipal corporation, as aforesaid, that it do Vve and recover of and from the said Defendants, and from each thereof, the sum of TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS ($2,000.00), together with Interest thereon at the rate ot six prr cent (C) per annum from the said 24th day of April, 1929, until fully paid and satisfied, and for such other and further relief as to this Court may seem just and proper. LINN & ALLEN, Attorneys lor Plaintiff Against Council THREE REASONS ARE ASSIGNED IN COMPLAINT Bonus Is Called Illegal, Not Budgeted and From Wrong Fund NINE ARE DEFENDANTS Money Was Paid to City Attorney in Addition To Salary A suit seeking the return ol the $2000 fee paid City Attorney Ben C. Hill in the Gray defalcation settlement on the ground that it was illegally paid was filed late yesterday afternoon in the Pima county superior . court against the mayor, city attorney, city auditor and members of the city council by attorneys for the State Consolidated Publishing company, publishers of The Arizona Daily Star. Those named as defendants in tho complaint are: Ben C. Hill, city attorney. Frank J. Cordis, councilman. F. E. Gerlach, councilman. W. H. Hart, councilman. P. M. Elias, councilman. George L. Reid, councilman, E. D. Rockwell, ex-councilman C. E. Pequignot, elty auditor. W, A. Julian, mayor. The fillnsr of the complaint follows ft demand mado more than sixty days ago on the mayor and council that they take steps to secure the return of the fee on the grounds that It. was paid without authority of law. At the first council meeting, 30 days after the written demand was made, (ho council declared that it had not had tlmo to take the matter up, and that furthermore, in ti)e absence of the mayor, who was on vacation, nothing had been donn on the matter by the city finance committee. At the second meeting of the council after the demand was presented, Elias, who is chairman of tho finance committee, was absent from the meeting, It being said that that he was suddenly taken 111 and could not attend. Ellas was seen on the street at five o'clock prior to the meeting and was at Ills place of business the next morning. Nothing was reported by the finance committee relative to the demand. The complaint states that the payment of the fee was Illegal for three reasons: 1. That the work done in the defalcation settlement was part of Hill's regular duties as oity attorney and that he wss not entitled to an extra fee. 2. That the sum paid Hill was not included in the budget of the city as adopted August 10, 1928, and that he was therefore not entitled to the fee. 3. That the sum paid Hill was from the sinking fund for bond interest and bond redemption and therefore the money was not legally available for the purpose for which it was used in pyment to Hill. The fee of $2000 was paid to the city attorney April 24, 1929, on suh-dition to the $2000 paid to HI!!, the dered to the city in the settlement of the embezzlement case growing out of the defalcations of George Gray, former city treasurer. In ad-church will officiate. Mr. Hawkins' city paid $4000 to the firm of Mathews and Bilhy, of Tucson, which was outside counsel employed by the council. The payment nf the bill of Hill was approved by the mayor and the finance committee, which, at that time, included In its membership E. D. Rockwell, Frank Cordis and P. M. Elias. The payment was later ratified by iha mayor and entire council at regular meeting, May 6. Mayor Julian, when asked regarding the payment to a city employe who was already drawing a monthly salary from the city for handling its legal deportment, declared In an Interview published in The Arizona. Dally Star that the payment of the $2'i"0 was "good business, the act of a business administration," and added that tho city was more than recompensed in the services rendered. He called the $2000 a "honus for meritorious service" and was angry that the act should be termed questionable from any standpoint. TWO DIE IN FIRE NEW YORK, Oct. 11. 'A1; 1 wo men were burned to death and three injured today in a f:re which swept a six story loft building in Greenwich Village. The fire drov; 150 persons to the street, many by fire escapes and ovr the roots c adjoinins buildings.

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