THE DAILY JOUR !I AL IS WO CUIUS l COPY Sunday Journal 5 centi; or IS cents a week, for Daily and Sunday Jour JOURNAL CIRCULAIIO;! nal, by carrier, oeuverea. :oVJjFjfo easterly winds , ; feU J, " : A VOL. VIH. NO. 237. " '-'; A' PORTLAND, OREGON THURSDAY- EVENING. "FEBRUARY 3, 1810. TWENTY-TWO PAGES ' -V'-V U PRICE , TWO CENTS. aI kU'Iv D cuT , & VANT FALLS COMING AROUND , Broadrninded IjFIVE IVIEIVlBERS Made Money I JAMES J. HILL NAVYSCANDAL IICIIOIWO ;J HORN FOR FRISCO- I- VILL DELVE INTO : GREAT BOOSTER MAY REACH TO CHICAGO THUGS PORTLAND SERVICE TRUST METHODS , FOR PORTLAND "HIGHER UPSn v V! .-f.;s I ' Republicans Unwilling to " Al-1 '. h ky5';'N;'.;r -low Investigation to Be Left V Ta!v j 'Jp'f$ly "'With-House' Committee- A . V i:ixM;':t v-' Want Speedy' Action.;' -vS ' . .kV? '. V- V ,w.. : i ' ' ' sor Stanley Flydricho- Unadviscdly, Criticises Inn DdmAwinn DinKA nnTti Forest Service. ta .'iO IM Dl AV HI " 1 I Ml lI MM I I u - . - - " W 9 WW W, V III REPLY TO STRICTURES ira Steamship Bear, Built for San Francisco & Portland S.S. Co, Leaves New; York To day With General Cargo. WILL BE FOLLOWED BY SISTER SHIP BEAVER pes of the Professor- Be- Both Boats, 364 Feet Long, Ned ta Be Mortal As- . Will Go on Regular Run, daiiants Under Arrest. Soon 'as Arrive. LODGE RESOLUTION ' SPEEDILY PUT THROUGH Some Democrats Alleged to Be in i Fear of Whitewash Move. Hcaso. Keb, .3. Bccaus ha ,r. da- In command of Captain C. F. Austin, formerly master of tha ateamablp Min- , fl T7 .,ird Pinchot from tha forest aenrtca.lfor neaota, the ateamer Bear, built recently - f p - - - " ws's v. v-m t lug j;n I ,. j tor several J 4-fiirat condltk j '; . today .and or ' Vhtle watting ,Via" llology and philosophy of tha Unl- ,n y .or Vienna, is oying Here. Tf i former Drofessor.haa been In Am. for several montha atudylng eo- conaitiona. iia enterea a sa- ordered a glass of beer. for tho beverage ha tan an argument on the action ot the fraident in dismissing Pinchot, 1 FMydrlchowlca contended , that ,' the president had done,.wrbng In. ousting Pty.IlQt and criticised tha chief extcu- vigoroua manner. . . i t . Met an and John Herald are to have -taken exception to tha 'professor's remftrkn and a fight .president's critic so badly that t recover from, hi injuries. ben were placed under arrest. aft ged they attackod Flydrloho- Jh . b.4r flnif knnrkefl him - ta WJl iofcglst was' uncohaeloua when . ! 1. . a a n . . f'i , -" 31 4 r x. aengera and freight between Portland an San Francisco will sail today from New York Tor. tha latter port. Bha will bring a cargo of R-eneral freight ; Fol lowing her about the end, of the month will be her. slater ahlp, tha . Beaver. which will corae around with a cargo rrom New Yorlc direct to Portland. Tha Bear will come flrat to Ban Fran- Cisco and will probably be placed on the run Between that . city and Portland about tha latter part of March. The 2600 tons of cargo which she .has aboard, in ndjiuon to the coal which wlll.ba necessary to last her on - the " paasage around, la probably all consigned to San Francisco, a tha sailing of the Beaver i ao- aoon after, her with cargo for Port land dlrect will give them a chance to segregate It. The paeaage around the Horn from' New York will take her about. 4S days and will 'bring her into the California port about March" J. In charge of her engine-room .la Chief En gineer-Jackson, formerly chief ,on tha Steamship Rose City. The Beaver, which will sail from New, York about the last of February, will be in, command of Captain Kldaton, who nninnilin nilTnlAT Bul lno "iwmwMi"" vny arouna UnHDDirUu. LfUltl inHUI and remained with her aa master until ne was sent oacx east to lane cnarge.or paper, he had to go. MoArthur was held to the grand yeaterday In tha municipal court . charra , of feloniously taking r 'contract which ha had with tha 1 1 W. P. Land company. R; F, Wal- in, managing the land company, was nplainant. He alleged that McArthur ime to ma ornce , ana asaea to see Ae contract. After they had read It. Arthur grabbed tha Instrument and .,ttut tha door. . ? . ;. t-, c Arthur claims 'the contract be- ..."d to blcn, : Ha had. asked for It '.l times, and the land company Ha also from the the new ateamer. She will take on about I 2500 tona of general cargo at New York, and will coma directly, to Portland, ar riving here about the middle of AprlL The two' new ateamera, which were given tha nicknames of Oregon and Cal ifornia, were built for the San Francisco 4; Portland Steamahln company in the (Continued on Page Fifteen;) rTfuaed to give it up. It had been altered i.ai. CROfQKED BROKER SENTTO PRISON JA .1 7 7A -V"r . ' ' V- v: (Calted.freM Uaa4 Wlre.l (hrpn Pi Tuft; htvthoi if TrMnf ' Washington, Feb. 3.The eenate Taft, owner of the Chicago Times- abJy 8cnator Lodce'i resolution nrovial Star and the. Chicago and Phlla-1 lng for an Investigation Into the cost of UelplUa Aatlonal league baseball "" oy a special committee of rive tm hrt l.n. In.t hnnn the 'nto'- The resolution wu then re- ...i" I,,V." vr-VnrI rrred to; the commfttee en contingent pfuiuu ruiwr vhiiujsu expenses. SO that funda necesnarv for paper, oecause tne eaitor mvitea me investigation might be provided. nnu nf tha lojirtlncf 1lrh(a nt h The quick action In reoortlna favor. haaehall world tr inx( the nrea. b,y today -c th resolution, which waa m fr 1! m . .S i . P I ,n,r oduce yt-"y. Indlcatea that tha idenfg brother." , "I don t want finance committee haa agreed to the 'n i- hasehall nlarora , lnaflnir I DrODOSItlnn that tha arfmlniBtratinn v t " . ... " i " around this office," is reported to l-" matter, it h- xr- -r-rc- Vnrm t(,K Peotea tnat enatr idge will be chair . r: . " '"an or the lnveatlgatlng- committee and i narim h. ,uurr, uio aponing lit is supposed that his rcuuest that man, 'had been SO years with the senator amoot be one of the membera wui oe gramed. uag intends to make an imhidiate InveatlgatUui and return a report at this aeaalon of cone-reaa. "Cos of ilvlng", la the Campaign. vnservers here eee strona- nolftlRal aigniricanee in the various resolutions mat nave Deen introduced on tha sub' ject. it la believed that the vCost of HvlngT is aure to be a Mg factor in the campaign next fall. .Tho n !,, jwera,- it ii unnereto vnfx: Mu iallow"-rhertnTPtiation t k. piacea m tus' hands of the ways and means Committee of tha house, aa thaw feared 4t -would then become a lon- " aiiair ana migni not be com pleted before the election. On the other nana some or tne uemocratlo leadera say tnat the -Republicans art tinw nr.. After Defendant Testified He SFVu srffiS-ZZ: S If "J tit -xi ' Vk I ' ' . w increaao in pneea." Had Written Only One Let- ntor idge explains that u 1, m, ' I purpose to ' make an immedln to linen tPP tfl Wnman PrnPriltnplnd thoroUKhB"oln" investlgaOon that ici iu vvyuidii riuetuiur wlu bring t0 ght at onco tha real con anions and make, itpossible to take Steps to remedy them. He sava that a long delayed Investigation would defeat tne very purpose of the inquiry, as its results would not come Jn time to use to tne penerit oi the people. It Is generally believed here toriav mat tne i.oage resolution will be put BIra. 'Clarion McTlae of the ' ITood Hirer country . haa - successfully grown trawberriea and apples until she is - worth many thou sands of dollars. ' She is now in New York, V . '' TO DESTRUCTION In Letter to Three, Young New Yorkers, Who Wrote . for In formation, ; Suggests ;- Rose City as Best City. ADVISES THEM JO COME HERE TO LIVE Trio Tell in Letter to Mayor of , Railroad Magnate's Love for Portland. James J. Hill, railroad magnate and empire builder, la boosting for Port And. Not only through the large pub licit y department of his Immense trans continental railroad system. ' but per aonally, through letters and converse tlon. Although Mr. Hill la generally regarded aa a man of very few worda, he la pointing the way of the ambitious to the golden west. ' . ' The following ,. letter, received by Mayor Simon of this city and turned over to the Portland chamber of com merce for further action, - goes a long way towarda explaining Mr. Hill's atti tude towarda the Pacific northwest and hla opinion of Portland. It is from a young man in New York ; city, who Iras coma to the conclusion-that -the west Is the land of opportunities- and that (Portland ' la the place for him. This Is what the letter aaya: "My Dear Bir: Jamea Hill, president of the Oreat Northern Railway company of Bt. Paul, Minn.,' In a letter Just -re ceived, suggested tnat ' your city la a good place for'a "young man M get Into business. On behalf of two friends of mine and myself, who expect to leave New York City, In .the early part of February for the purpose of trying our luck , and pluck In the west, we wrote Girl's Photograph; Goes Be yond First Stages of .Trou- ble and Involves.' Prominent "Officials.- SENATOR LODGE AND-- ; ADAM SWIFT MENTIONED Complication of : Social Affairs ' Is Result of Court- . Martial. .1 (Continued on Pare Fifteen.) Presents Second One. Charles S. Cummings Sen lV Chase of a . Sneak Thief. .J rCUtcd Preaa Leased wi,. . , 4 Angeles, Feb. 8. Detectives were -ally detailed to "watch, the big of ..ibulldlngs In tha downtown district "-'W In an effort to catch a sneak i who has been active for the nast tLJSX l '"i.'" r fenced at Boston Connect t Alaints have come from office aa- nts and stenographers that , their , have been stolen,. The police complete description of the thief them by Miss A, J. Robertson, a grapher employed , by Dr. T. J. ridson. The thief entered the office, 'Opinions on the forest reserve law expressed by ex-Commissioner Hermann and - held by Prosecutor Heney ' to be i ridiculous, and further contradictions I through the remaining-formalities with- ed With Lombard Case. -'if: l"ogi ',4 tDoltod Preai Le.Md Wire.) Boston, Mass., Feb..; 3. Charles Pnmmlnpjt formerlv n rtrnmlnftnt hrnlrer iceoaea in goiiani jhibs KODertson to I here, waa sentenced todav to aerva from Into ,the hall , on a meBaage and then five ; to - eight years In atata prison la her purse. His method of robbing Ion conviction of the charse of larceny ana uttering forged notes. The allegations against Cummings were made in connection with the al leged forgeries of John B. Lombard, former city treasurer of South Fram Ingharo, Maaa.; whose notes amounted to nearly 12.000.000. - - The trial, conviction and sentence of Cummings caused a aeneation here on account of his prominence in business circles, and the connection of hla ease with the - sensational charaea aa-ainst jomDara. .:.-.( 1 -. . .' vers was along the same lines. If Theatre Fireman ScaJded. , 11 (Rpcclnl DlipaKh to Tb JonrD.L) -; ! Valla Walla,; Wash., t Feb. I. rougn uie carelessness or tne iire- Charles Hicks, who went to sleep a the . hot . water heating plant t warms the dresslnsr rooms of Ht Keylor Grand theatre, the boiler Ft ted under the pressure and Hicks badly scalded about the face and I VOMER DAVENPORT . TELLS OF FAMILY : TES SUNDERED . VI) it int (United Press Leased Win.) -', "' lego, Cal.. Feb. 3. After read the newspaper dispatches that I for., his arrest bad been issued w York on a charge of failing to 400 monthly alimony to his wife. r Davenport, : the cartoonist, who ijcuperatlng from an Illness at the i of A o. .Spalding at the Point at homestead, today, (rave an exclu (Interview to the United Press cor ndent: concerning .his family dlffl- venport ' declared there were no .idals, no affinities In the mUup, Jlffht be imagined by some. In the , Idling, one waa tc-blame aa much aa ther, h said.. "'leges , on two weeks' acqualnt- ( n encouragea f ' ) the bef Inning n. ..i-.. WF different and our; taatea . d). com- xpnt on 'y-rrl I had not been married a wei - V rj realised that our marriage cor "eon" was travesty. As time we: Ax Rap w'dened, ' but we went otji'ift wun time wun little hope of a riJuHtmont, ItHtipholding this false ofidltlon of home life,; I may have done n Injustice to my. chlWren, but I still ad a faint hope that they would briUgo some of the difficulties. ;:; "Later, when there was no longer any hope of this, I decided, for, the happiness of myself not to remain with them, though my wife and I had occupied different apartments-tn-the same house ior two yeara prior to my final leaving. It jvas, not until Mrs. Davenport clr outoted atorlea which reflected upon my character that I decided to leave my m worns i'lains, N. J." V s wt ; Davenport declares he deeded her all his property and left her a large life tuut Muce na , nis library and paint Ings. i , , oeueve;-: eaifl Davenport," that Mrs. Davenport's heartless attacks on my moral cnaracter were partly In fluenced by a man and woman whom I once welcomed in ray home, but whom I later,-for good reasons, asked tn viit my home no more.' Davenport declared "that.-. M h.nh broke; down and that in order to make a Ilvlng again he" wlll-mak a. lAnti. touribeglnninr with tha Run nwn lecture . February - 4, H declares he has tried, to make , a settlement with Mrs. Davenport and Offered one of $600 a, month, which her attorneys advised her to accept He also says be Is ready to face Jiny -charges,- .' ?'" V-::c : - by the defendant of his direct evidence, marked the features of the Hermann trial, in the United Statea court at thU morning's session. This afternoon the attorney a for the prosecution and defense are battling over the. introduction of the testimony of ' former ; Secretary of the Interior Hitchcock, now dead, or some state ments made by him In that testimony given at Washington which ' will still further,- 1f admitted, tend to discredit the testimony, given by Hermann- on ootn ins direct- and cross-examination, k f'.&Fg Banabbls" Ovar'ZMid. ' ;;.. Most of . the morning session, today waa taken up by a' verbal strusrale be tween. Heney and Hermann- over ' Her mann's Interpretation of; the, forest re serve jaw ana tne power of the oreal dent to exclude or include different sec tions of privately owned, land .'within the Outside boundaries .of any proposed reserve at win, & i . .v, , Heney pressed Hermann for hla Inter pretation of the meaning of the law, or or ma Deiier m the power of .the preal dent In creating the. boundaries or with drawals of reserves by proclsmatlon un der the forest reserve law of 1891. After much fencing Hermann ax- plained that in his belief a reserve could be created by the proclamation of the outside boundaries and the inclusion of all publlo and . unclaimed land within theae boundaries as being within the re serve, to the exclusion of all privately owned or claimed lands. In this war. Hermann claimed, a reserve . could ; be created and the private holdings still wciuoBu, ven .inous;n tney -were ' en tirely surrounded by the forest lands of the reserve ana the owners would have to cross the reserve lands to gain ac cess to tne outside aomain. ' Straggles for Opinion, All claims or holdings so excluded. Hermann held," could thus be exemntd rrom tne operation or tne lieu land ex change and Could not be used for base In making selections ' without the re serve. Heney Only drew ' the opinion from Hermann after a long struggle,' lasting for more than an hour. He contends that .the opinion of Mr. Hermann is ri diculous ana at tne same time will use it as a, point to tear down the effect of Hermann s insistent. call for the repeal oi tne lieu iana act. . The effect of . the testimony Is that had Hermann S Deuec been well founded the ' presiaent i or the , commissioner, through k the president, " could hav. stopped all the fraud In publlo lands, and at the same time practically accom plished the nullification " ,f . the . lieu land act-under which the: frauds wera being . perpetrated, by the simple exon. dlent -of making Wholesale withdrawals ?or xorest reserye purposes and Includ ing in them all1 of the public and tin. claimed lands belonging to the ror. The effecttveheBS 'of Hermann's tes- out any jdelay, and that the committee or riva senators will soon be ready to take up the work. The resolution providing for an Inves tigation by the ways and means commit tee of the house may be put through also, as It would accomplish the desired purpose. . Representative Payne, author of the tariff .bill, has announced his displeasure with It, however, and has called it a "dragnet." , It was suggested in well - Informed circles that the regular leaders In the house would probably be inclined to leave the matter in the hands of Senator Lodge's committee of five. If the senate adopted the resolution Immediately and started toe work without delay. PICTURE OFFER Road Slides Into Deschutes River and Tons of Earth and Rock ; Bury Oregon Trunk Employes. ATT!N V Seven Consecutive Journa Coupons and 5 Cents Cost r of Each Photogravure. numerous inquiries nave , "been re ceived at The Journal off loa concerning tne great picture orrer, or which exten sive notice was given in - Wednesday's paper and further explanation of how 1 these pictures can be secured Is given nerewun. ;.v . The four pictures in the series include "La Clgale'v by Edouard ; Blsson, "The Doctor" by i Samuel Flldes, "The Horse Fair" by Rosa Bonhcur. and "Last Change" by Heywood Hardy, and copies or mem are now on display at Meier & Frank company. Fifth street window; juipman, woir uo., yourth street win dow; Woodard, Clarke & Co., Fourth and Washington' streets, and 'Sanborn Vail & Co., 170 First street, and at The Jour nal office. ' " Starting Monday, February 1, a num bered coupon will be published daily in Tne journal, t copies or any seven con secutlve coupons with S cents will se cure any -one of these pictures. It la not necessary to have the first seven. any seven, consecutive coupons will suf fice. It will also be possible to secure the rour or tnese pnotogravures In a Ilka manner. -And. coupons will appear for a period of BlxT weeks In order that all Journal readers may -have a chance to avail themselves v of . thjs , offer, a glimpse ' ol these; pictures, for'-which $2.50 Jsjiot an unusual retail price will Convince one of thirtr merit. To aee these photogravures Is to want them. And any seven consecutive counona and 5 cents Is all that Is necessary to secure each of them. If the pictures are" to be mailed, Jo cents efctra ,1s. necessary to '',v XCoinuea.On, .Page . Fifteen.! :over cost of nailing. (Special Dbpitrh to The JnnroiL) The DaUea, Or., Feb. '3. Swept before tons of earth 'and rock, two teamsters, eight horses and two wagons plunrsd down the. dizzy walls of the Deschutes river canyon Into the , wacerj of the swiftly running stream, according to a report reaching here this afternoon anil confirmed by the long distance operator at Sherar's bridge. The men and horses met Instant death. The watjoiu wore crushed Into bits. The vast amount of earth turned the usually , clear stream into a muddy torrent, say residents in the vicinity of the accident. The slide occurred late yesterday aft ernoon. at Maupln'a ferry, 10 miles south of Sherar's bridge. The men . and equip ment are thought to have . been r from CopenhagenVBros.', camp. Copenhagen proa, have a subcontract with Portei Bros, on the Oreeon Trunk Una con etruction. , It is presumed that the re cent heavy snowa and rains caused the road to go out. - At the point where the slide occurred the road winds along the side of a steep: bluff, veritably chiseled out of the rock and earth for mation. , The names of the teamsters have not been learned. UHIS GRANTED DIVORCE Judge Holds Allegations Cruelty Were Fully Proved Allowed $15,000 Year. (l'nlt'4 Prrft laMd Win.) Boston, Feb. 3. No matter what may be the verdict of the court martial that la trying Paymaster George Penlval Apld, and Assistant Surgeon A. II. ltoti nett, U. 8. N., on charges of "conduct unbecoming a gentleman," it Is appar ent today that out of the scandal that la ahaking naval circles to their very foundation,, actual trouble, or at lea ft much unpleasantness, is likely to.aris.i for high personages of the navy. Auld and Robnett were brought to trial as. the result of the physical at tack .they are alleged to have made upon Dr.. Edward Spencer Cowleg of Boston; cousin of Mrs. Theodore Roose velt and a relative of Rear Admlrat Cow lea, at a . dance at the home of Medical Inspector IL E. Ames of the Boston navy yard. The attack. was reported to have been made because Cowles refused to'return to. Miss Dorothy Hesler of pvanston, 111., one of he photoitraDlia he. Was ac cused of having s appropriated. i : .Igaay Xnsiaoationav -' Since tthe convening of . the court martial, before which Auld and Rob nett -were tted to appear aome . weeks afer charges, had been filed againsc them by Dr. Amea.- insinuations and (Continued on Page Fifteen.) ikis mm w t ABOVE AL t Tramp Dies Leaving $900 Address of Son in Infant's Bootee Found Over Heart. CHARGED WITH MURDER OF TWO UNKNOWN MEN (Special m.Dateh t The Journal. t ' Hoqulam. Wash., Feb. . 3 William Gohl, president of the Sailors' union, la under arrest In Aberdeen, charged with the murder of two men, whose names are unknown. , It is claimed that Gohl recently made the assertion that, he had killed two men and aunk their bodies In ts toenails; river ; near maian. creek. xne authorities heard of his state ment and sent a launch to that locality to make a search. - After arapDlinar for a while the crewon the launch, brought up the body- of a, man vtth a ' piece of ncnoj- cnain .aoout nis necK. , . .- The body was taken to the Aberdeen morgue and Gohl was promptly arrested. The launoh crow: is still searching for the other, body. , ;, ,y:. ,; .t y -.-'-a-; Gohl has been in trouble with the au thorities for yearai-A year or two agd dotens of men mysteriously disappeared of Grays Harbor, and the officers hpe that they are no In a way io clear uxr some or tua arrange doings which :were the outcome or labor iuarrc-ls between Sailors' union and the Shipowners' asso- clatlan, ;Gobl now denies any knowledge of the bodle - : : ... t .; . ... : (United Prcaa Tad Win.) Mlneola, L. I., N. Y., Feb. 3. Mary Blair Brokaw was today granted sep aration from her millionaire husband, Wllllrfm Gould Brokaw, by Judge Put- man of the New York supreme court. Judge Put man's decision filed today, allows Mrs. Brokaw. f 15.000 a year for maintenance and holds that her allega Hons or cruelty, upon which her suit was based, were .fully proved. Mrs. Brokaw had demanded 130,000 a year. iuuko jruiDian neia mis amount was excessive, in view of Brokaw's income, BERT PETRIE IS LODGED IN JAIL 'Special Dlvpatco to Tha journal.) Lakevlew, Or., (via Reno, Nev.). Feb. 8. Bert Petrle, accused of a etatutory offenae. was lodged In Jail here last night He, was bound over at today's preliminary hearing to the May term of court, under J1000 bonds. The daughter of Tom Crump, who re sides near Adel. In Warner Valley, Lake county, is the complaining witness. ' - (United PrM Leaied Wire.) Los' Angeles, Feb. 3. Through all the vicissitudes of tramp life, while Bleeping in bam,, haystack or field, while camp ing beside railroads or lying In village Jails, Nathan Franklin carried with him a tiny baby shoe, a soiled and crumpled reminder or nappler days long ago, The little shoe is now the principal evidence whereby Thomas J. Franklin of . this city came ; Into possession of a little hoard of money .left by his father,, the aged wanderer. .' ' , - , Just a year ago, Nathan 'Franklin, old and infirm, was received at the Flsgah home here. Soon , , afterward he dlvd without revealing his name. or his. his tory. In his tattered coat was found 1910 sewed In the .lining. Over-his heurt rested the little shoe. , . , - . v Later a slip of paper with the name of the son and his address on It was found In the shoe. Young Franklin, now married with children of hla own. Iden tified the memento and recoitnlzed a morgue photograph as a likeness of his dead father, who disappeared from home Zl years ago. v.c r, -. r- Franklin recently enent ' nearlv I6rt0 of the small eatate in purchasing a fit ting Dunai plot and In ercctina a stone over his father's resting place. , JOHN MITCHELL ON CAUSE AND CURE MINE CATASTROPHES (United Pren Leaacd Wire.) New York, lb. 3. John Mitohell, former president of the United Mine Workers, and one of the foremost min ing authorities id the world, today do clared his belief tl at the changeable at mospherlc conditions usually prevalent at this time of the year are responsible to a large extent for tho three groit mine disasters , In America this week, which have Cosi the lives of at lejat 1S8 men. A revision of the reports today shows the followlur toi.u of loss of life: seventy-nve aro dead, as the eMiilt of . the exploHio;) Jn the Fuel & Iron company's mine at Prlmero. Colo. m Sixty-three r-luers 'are dead at Ita Esperanzaa, M-xif o, as the result of the exjjioaiuu in in rauiau mine late en- tcrday. . ' Thirty are known to be dead in the White mine at Browser, Ky. Mitcneu explains that cold air. an. terlng the workings,' meet tha '.varnn?r air from the depths of the mine,, and in : the contact tends, to create a dn geroua explosive gas. - . : ( . , ''Most mine disasters could be avoid ed. If all the metv were compelled to serve an apprentlceahlp of three years. were strictly and certain , reaulaf lnna enforced," 'declared Mitchell. He suggested that the followla if fea tures ... should , be demanded, undr the very strictest reguUtlons; Proper un tllation; emergency escape ' shafts: sounding pipes, through , which liquid food could be poured in caae of men being ! entombed; telephone systems which would make it possible (o com municate with the lower woikiturs of a mine v after , an exploalon; comparts ments built throughout, mine Jn order to provide pUces , of refugJ tor In -prisoned miners .In case of JlJmte;. . With these provisions for inctimf emergencies, , and with tralnej miners capable through experience and train." lng, of accepting the -" respoiiMibilltie placed upon them, Mitchell said a grt-m majority of the . lives sarrlflced week could have been saved. - MEYER BOOSTS FOR PUGET SOUND DHYDOCK (Cnlted t'rrmt ttft Wirt.) Washington, Feb. 3. S-ci"i ry has askedthe naval "cininit..-i houie for an spprop!i-r!n) "nt t: tor widening I'tigt - au.t '