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FOR REPEAL OF
Wilson to Issue Message on Subject
Repudiates Democratic Platform
Plank New Haven Wrccknuo De
bated In Senate
WAHIHNUTON, I'ob. 0 Congross
today considered President Wltsoir
icromiuoiidatloti (or tho repeal or tlio
loll exemption lirciv Ulon of (ho Paim
inn canal Inw. The- president's roc
timiuctidatlou practically rcpudlaton
iiiui of tho laiila In tlm democratic
platform through which tlio HhIUo
iiiurn convention wont on record u
fan-ring tho l'.
Administration Urn il cm woro sure
today thul tho homo would net
promptly In tho innttor, despite tho
(ni't thnt n iiumhur of democrat nro
ntiiwodly opposed to tho president'
wUh. It was belle, ed President
WIIdoii booh will deliver a niciiiago
In person to congress on tho stibjuc'
Tho koiihIo debated toilny tho
alleged "looting" or tho Now York,
New llaion nmt llnrlfonl rnllrond.
A resolution demanding tho names
or thono profiting "by tho wrecking
of tho corporation" was pressed or
Hetintnr Norrl or Nebraska. Ho
illuml Intor-Ktnto Cotiimliilnncr'i
l-routy's statement thnt "II ".000,000
hnit disappeared Into thin nlr." Nor
rU also road quotation from various
newspaper which asserted thnt "J.
I1. Morgan nud rompuny got tlio
"If tho rivn or six mini Mho lootril
tint road wero wearing stripes hohlnd
prison bnrs," snld Heuator llornli of
Idaho, "It would have n tremendous
moral offer t on tht rountry "
10 CAUSE FALL
OF JAP MINISTRY
SKATTLK, Wn.lt., Kid.. OV-Tho
ftdlowim; cablegram was icecivcd
hero lodny by tlio N'orlli American
Time., a Japanese publication;
"Tokio. The downfall of tlio
proM-nt ministry seems imminent. It
is (Vnri'il tlmt thorn Mill lin n ropotj.
lion of tho public disturbances which
occurred Inst year, on account of tin
fooling which him lii't'ii aroused ovit
tlio navitl kiii I' t scandals, The t..
pll'HsillllS llf till' pnlilit llUVO llOCOIIIO
mi bitter thul t'lt'it liiuksi, louder of
tlm Kol.iiuiln party, mm of thost op
posed lo llm present ministry, t'oiild
not longer Keep silent, mid lio yos
lordny openly attacked llm govern
infill. 'I'lui three purlieu opposed to
tlio prt'Kt'nt ininiMiy, tlm Kokninin,
tin Dotdiikni mid tlm Cliuiseikiii,
nnitt'il iiKiiiiiht tlm Selyukni pmty
,i'htoriliiy mid decided to introduce
n I evolution ilei'lnrliij; tlm diMiiliilily
of llm present ministry.
"i no .fiyiiKut pnrly will oppoxo
llm icHoliition on llm I'mnnd tlmi
uoik of llm iim'htlKiitini' coinimltei
is not complete. The roxolntion mnv
lm injected, lm( in miy event "here
Mill ho ii ureal pnldin denmiiHtriition
nt lliliiyis park Mini iilmnl llm par
lininentiiry Imildins today.
"At a meelinj; of tlm ('oiihtitulioii
I'roteution Icnim yentorilnv nt Sei
.voken, Iniikai mid Oriukl inndo
hpeoi'lit'H whleli were tintlnihiiiHtieiilly
iet'fieil. Dr. Alilnkii and Toyninn
iiImi Hpoko nt tlm V, M. V. A.' hall
and it is believed that tlm excitement
moused by Uicmi inuhhiiKOH will ro.
hull in (ho iltmnfnll of U pichcnt
PETITIONS FILED FOR
KAMJ.Nr, Or., I'Vli. (J. Petitions
cnlliiij,' for an election to vole on a
Imiid isHim of H,'n,tl0(l for tho IniiliU
in); of peuuiiiiL'iit roads in M'urion
ciiiinly is on lilo today with tlm oouii
ly olork. Tho election will probably
bo culled, iih soon art tho Hif;iintiireH
tu tlio politionu a io vi'ill'iud,
TOLL EXEMPT ON
25.0011 PEOPLE SEE
FUNERAL OF FAMOUS
ACTOR OF THE GHETTO
NKW YORK, I.-l. II. Tho
fuiloiul of Zicgmillld Mogul
csko, tlio Illinium Yiddish
eoinodiiiii, was held hero to
da. Mm it tliiui 2.',UII0 per
hiiim follow cil Hie coffin from
tin Hebrew Actors' clnli o
(lie National theater. Mo
gulcxl.ti' lit rt request wax
Unit Ills associates hIhiuIiI
Hlllg MIIIIH of llii fuilliHIS
rotnlo snugs nt his funeral.
Several ti it'll to comply, lint
broke down define tlm songs
-:- r rns
SPOIT JAILED FOR
D1GGS AND GiRL
HAN IMtANCIHCO. Cnl . lb. C
Tho preliminary henrliu: of Maury I.
DIkrii and Walter (lllllKnn, nccunud
of nttnckltiK Idn I'cnrrliiK, n ulrl id
17, nccnrdliiK to her omii ncconnl,
wnn not Nclmdnli'd for rexmnptlon h'i
foro I'ollt-o Jtidco I'rUt until 2 p. in.
today, hut I'nul Hntt, nrrented yen
terdny In roniiurtlou with tlm mi mo
affair, nn In court thU forenoon.
1 1 Ik lmll, like that of DIrkh and
(lllllKnn, had heou fixed at 1 10.000,
and nit Hpott ronld not kUo It, ho
uptiut lam nlKht III tho city Jail. It
m hU flmt nxporU'iirn of the kind,
nud lu admitted candidly that ho
found It I'YcoedlnKly uuideaiiant.
Tlm complaint ncalnr.t him. l'roec
ciltor Oppnnliolm unlit, vrhnn ho wni
hrouKht Into court, would not worn
to until Home tlmo In the courno ol
tho forenoon, r.n, nfter liolnR told i?
IiIm legal rlKhlK, Hpott n returned
lo hU cell, hlit formal nrrnlKnmcut
not for tomorrow.
Ir l.eo Molnlngvr, railed In by
Mra I'enrrlnB after her daughter')
wild New Year'n Kve, unn alntt'd to
ho tho flmt of this nfturnoon'a wit
nciiie. Ho wns expected to testify
to tlio slrl'ii condition when ho aiv
IN PLAYING HOLD-UP
TACO.MA, Wm.li., lVb. (I.- An
P'red, it is Miid, beeaiiM) little JMnr
Cougilou, ujoil ,1, failed to "put 'em
up" with Mitisfuetory nlaerity when
ordered, Marry Wright, Id, 'playing
"bandit," find u bullet from a' re
volver into tho lnly'n ehest. Unrry
was arrvhted and is beinc detiiinvd
nt tho juvenile ward of the city jail
I miii v. Ilo claims tho mm was aee
dentally dixelinrteil, mid denies the
smaller child's hiatemeul thnt lie
was phiyiii) "hold-up."
IMgar is laid up at home, nlthoiiKh
htranp'ly, only slightly injured.
IS LATEST ATTRACTION
TACO.MA, Wash., Feb. 11. "Mov
ies" in tho church is llm very latest
innovation to bo adopted here. "Pil
grim's. Progress" will bo presented
Sunday afternoon at vespers service
in tlio First Congregational church
in moving pictures. Tlm photoplay
aotnrw in tlio east are all celebrities
mid, tho great Sahini is seen in tho
rolu of tho Christian.
SEIZED FOR REFUGEES
MWLIN, Feb. tl.--Tlm kaiser's
diplomatic) ropresentativt) nt Mexico
City today requisitioned tho Oeiman
Httmuibhip Yipirauga to tako Ger
mans from Tmupii'o in easo of neecs
Hutrta Likely to Take Field In Person
Within the Next Ten Days Will
Assume A(jresslve at Once Re
ports About O'Shautjhnessy Denied
WAHIIINOTON. Feb. C Tho
Mexican oiuliaKHy and tho rebel Junta
horo announced idinultaneouHly to
day that tho declnlve Htrugglo be
tween 1'ronlUeiil lluerta nud tho con
NtltutlonalhiU wan nt hand,
lluerta probably would tnko tho
field In person within ten days, It
wan Mated at tho otnbnmy. Ho
would iuhuuio tho vigorously agRrev
slvn ut once, and thero was no quo
tlon that ho would stamp out tho ro
belllou In short order, according to
The capture of Maxntlnn, reports nt
which the rebel Juntn accepted as
fact. It wns duclnred nt constitutional
headquarters, would speedily bo fol
lowed by tho fall of Torreon and
Tn m pi co, and Inside or thirty days tho
rebels would bo In control at Mexico
Humors Are. Denied
I'lirslstcnt roportn wore current
that lluort.i would hand his pass
ports to American Charge d'Affalre
O'Shaughnessy, at Mexico City, ail's
that John l.lud, President Wilson's
personal representative, would bo ex
pelled from Vera Crux "for perni
cious activity against tho govern
ment." Hut thero wns no confirma
tion or thono reports.
Indeed, Chnrco d'Afnlrej O'Sbnugh
urssy Informed tho president by wlro
that thero seemed to bo no Ill-fool-Ing
In Mexlro City ns n result of tho
embargo order, Uo confirmed, how
ever, tho story that lluerta wns pre
paring to tako tho flold In person utd
added that tho federal army had been
considerably Incrcasod by conscrip
tion. It was denied on high authority
that I'resldent Wilson Is considering
Intervention at last.
Intervention Not Considered
"The warring factions," said an
official In rloso touch with ndmlnls
trntlon plans and policies, "will bo
left to fight It out without interfer
Another report was that tho rebel,
had floated a 125,000,000 loan, and
that tho money would be spent in
buying siege-guns and perhaps gun
boats. GIRL STRIKE LEADERS
CHICAGO, Feb. 0. .MiN Carrie
Alexander, president of tho Wait-resM-s'
union here, wns arrested to
day while leading a number of prls
engaged in piekeling Henriei's res
taurant in an effort to tiuiouuu loop
district cafes ami roe I an runts. Sho
struggled with three policemen, who
dragged her to police, headquarter,
and charged her with disorderly eon
duct. Hail for Miss Alexander's re
lenso was furnished by Secretary
Nockels of the Chicago Federation of
Twelve gills, including Mies Alex
ander, were urresled for picketing.
All were released on hail. Four girls
were arrested twice during tho morn
ing. Knch time they stood nutsido
and sheuted: "Don't eat in there 1"
to patrou'H of llcniici's restaurant.
Hail was furnished ami t hoy re
turned to the restaurant, promising'
to repeal tho performance all tiny.
NEW YORK, Feb. fl. Stocks op
eiu'd with a downward movement in
progress today. Nearly all issues
traded in were lower, and selling or
tiers were greatly in excess of offers
to purchase. Some support was of
fered later, and on a limited demand
for Union Pacific, Now Haven and
Heading a better tone developed.
Trading was not lurge. llonds wero
Tho markel closed quiet,
OREGON, Ml IDA Y, IW!JIUTARY
LITTLE 1. NOBODY '
LEFT UPON DOORSTEP
OAKLAND, hI., Feb. I). -'
.Mr. Ferni (Inrilner found a
pretty boy lmb eaiefully
ttmked in ii biiftkci, peacefully
NlumbeniiK on her doorHtcp
here early todHy. A nolo
pinned to tho backet rend:
"ThU i lil II) Mr. Nobody,
born Jnnunry 2tl, HU I, at 9
p. in. I triiNt Unit UioHe uho
mny rnru for pint baby will
have liitppineKrj alwns,"
Mrs. Gardner rrecntly lost
n baby mid ins delichted
when hIiu found the Rift.
8AI.KM, Ore, Feb 6 As a re
ward for his co-opcratlon with tho
governor In running down liquor
law violators In Douglas county, Go-
ernor West today announced he
would support DUtrlct Attorney
fleorgc Urown of Itoseburg In his raco
for tho republican nomination for at
"I Intend to support lironn re
gardless of tho ticket ho will bo on,"
declared tho governor. "When ms
oftlco nerded help In cleaning up law
violators In Southern Oregon, Ilrown
didn't let politics Interfere with tho
performance of duty, and I'm Rolnt;
to bo as liberal ns i!o was by putting
asldo polities and nhow my appre
elation of an official who wasTeady
to go down tho lino with this office
In enforcing; the laws."
EMBARGO LIFTED TO
PERMIT FINISH FIGHT
VKA CKl'Z. Feb. tl. John Lind
wns quoted here today to the fact
that President Wilson lifted the em
bnrgo on anus .shipments from the
IV, i ted States into Mexico to let the
federals and rebels "fight it out,"
and demonstrate which really wan
tho stronger. Luul did not make tho
statement for publication, but was
said to have explained matters in
conversation with a pcronal friend.
Tho l'edrral gunbont Zurugoza,
with sleam up, was awaiting momen-
turily expeeting orders, to sail from
hero for New Orleans to buy anus
LAUNCH, Knn, Fob. C GoU
bullion estimated to bo worth $30,
000 was uncovered In Hodgomau
county today, according to reports re
ceived horo today. Yesterday bullion
worth $0800, was found.
It wns believed Colorado miners
cached tho gold during tho Indian
mnssnero of ISC5, More than $900.
000 worth of bullion, It la said, was
burlod nt thnt tlmo. Hnnchors, fenc
ing ,nu Inrush of goliUeokors, nro
Guarding their lands.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 0. Sir Co
t'il Krhut Spring-Riite, the Hritish
ambassador, conferred at tho white
house this afternoon with President
Wilson. It was understood that the
Mexican situation mid tho Pamima
canal tolls question worn discussed.
It was nlsn reported that Sir Cecil
assured thu president that tho Hrit
ish government was hopeful of ar
ranging new arbitration tieaty
yi'ith .the Uuitcd Slates soon.
SUPPORT OF BROWN
(J, 19 14.
TEXAS TO LAKES
Coldest Wave of Season Sends Mer
cury Below Zero Line 23 Below In
Colorado Heavy Snows In Minne
sota and Illinois.
CHiCAUO, Feb. 0. Hiiilroad trnf
fie throughout tho middle WeHt wns
hampered today by one of the worm
blizzards of the winter. Zero weather
was predietC'l for Chli'iipi tomorrow.
A heavy .snowfall delayed Htreetcnr
service here. A pile wns blowing
from tho northweit.
OMAHA, Neb., Feb. 0. Nebraska
wns hhiverinK today in the coldest
weather of the winter. The temper
ature here was 0 below zero nt noon
mid a drop to 10 below wna expected
tonight. Hufferinj; among the poor
Other Nebraska below zero teraper
Chndron, 'J'J; Scott's Hluff, 20;
Valentine, 18; O'Neill, JG; Long
FOKT LUFTON, Colo., Feb. C
Greeley and Fort Luplon were two of
the coldest ktmts in the country to
day. The mercury here reptcrcd1
28 below nud Greeley reported 20
ST. PAt'L, Minn., Feb. 0. A ter
rifio bliz-uriL accompanied by several
inches of snow, swept St. Paul nnd
ioinity today. Zero weather wis
predicted for tonight.
FORT WORTH. Tex., Feb. 0.
Tcxn suffered today from the mot
severe blizznrd of the winter. At
Amnrillo the mercury tumbled from
05 degree nbove last night to zero
this morning. Mnnv other towns re
ported drops of forty degrees within
WASHINGTON, Feb. 0. Warn
ings thnt a cold wave would strike
the entire eastern const vithin twenty-four
hours were issued here today
by the government weather bureau.
WASHINGTON, Feb. C The stnte
department was notified today by
Captain Hostwick of tho cruiser
Nashiille that General Theodore had
lost control of tho rebel troops at
Cape Hnitien. Kighty additional
American marines, Ilotwick said,
wero landed today to protect foreign
Mob rule pievniled nnd scores
homes wero pillaged and burned.
Wholesale rioting wns feared.
SIX KILLED WHEN
STEAM MILL BLOWS UP
MANCHKSTKU, Ky Fob. C Six
persons wore killed nnd several oth
ers Injured In an explosion today at
a steam mill at Urban, near horo.
Tlio dead nro Thomas Savor, John
Link, Robert Mayor, Robert Sam
pleon, Fred Pennington and an uu
MURDER CHARGE DISMISSED
AGAINST LOS ANGELES MAN
LOS ANGKLKS, CH. Fob. 0.
Police Judgo Chambers today dis
missed tho charge of murder against
John II. Gromliiij a, druggist, who was
necu'sed' of i'lh0"inK I'V w'f'
Chambers snid Hint -tho' eiidenee
ngainst Grondin, which wns wholly
circumstantial, was insufficient to
hold him for trial. Deputy District
Attorney Shannon declared thnt he
will continue, to iimvtigtito Mrs.
HENS0N NOMINATED AS
POSTMASTER AT DOUGLAS
WASHINGTON, Feb. 0. -The
nomination of John F. Heiison to be
postmaster ut Douglas, Ariz., was
scut to tho bcuuto today.
PLEDGE SACRIFICES TO
STOCKKHOLSr, Feb. fl
Tliirty-one thousand farmers
mid peasant marched hero
today nnd encamped near the
palace. King Oiftnvc nd
dresHed the gathering when
they demanded a larger navy
nnd pledged themselves to
mnkc the iicecMiry saeri
fiocs lo raise the money.
The fanners and iteanants
nre exercised over the pos
sibility of n clash with ltu
sin. Dr. ilelin, the explorer,
also pre lietcd possible trou
ble with Nonvo".
CHICAGO, Feb. C Half frozen,
tw'oNwonivn spent fcvcii frightful
hours alone last night nt the crib,
tuo miles off hore in Luke Michi
gan, until, early today, a fire tug
bucked its way through the iec and
In- the meantime three men com
panions of the pair were believed to
liave K'rishetl in the lake trying to
rrneh the women in a row boat.
The two gave their names n Mr.
May Smith nnd May Wade. Tliey
were about 25 years o age. They
admitted thnt they spent yesterday
tit the crib, which is an in'.akc
through which Chicago receives part
of its water hupply. With them dur
inj the day were Crib Tender William
Canned, Jr., Stephen Vnrley, a Chi
cago commission merchant, Cnnneli's
guest. Thoy left to secure supplies-.
CLASH WITH SURVEYOR
SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Feb 0.
Government 'officials 'and "officials
of the Panama Pacific exposition
clashed here today over the question
of permanent passes through the
fair grounds for men in the United
States customs -.ervico. Surveyor of
tho Port Wnrdell was mad clear
through this afternoon when inform
ed by letter that tho exposition
would not grant the permanent
passes his office requested.
"I have instructed my men," said
Wnrdell Jate today, "to go through
the exposition site any time of the
day or night when their duties re
quire it. If they are interfered witli
in any way, I shall have thu persons
who attempt to stop them arrested.''
SAILOR GRANDE WINS
BOUT WITH OTTO BERG
VALLKJO. Cnl.. Fob. 0. Sailor
Charles (Ira ml o of Vallejo holds to
day a decision ovor Otto Derg, tho
Astoria, Oregon, middleweight, as h
result of their 20 round bout hero
last night. Grando scored repeated
ly with n straight left and right
cross, nnd hud tho better of 10 of thu
20 rounds. Two were oven and Berg
had u shndo In tho other two, ac
cording to Referee Jim Griffin of
WHY WALL STREET
TOLD TO THE SENATE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 Stock
speculation is of direct economic val
ue boeauso It furnishes countless men
"opltomlzed judgmont" oti tho act
ual value of securities and establishes
prices, declared NY. C. Van Antwer?,
governor of tho Now York Stock Ex
change, boforo tho scnato banklns
ASHORE OFF NAGS HEAD
NORFOLK, Ya., Feb. 0. The
schooner Helen Benedict wns it port
ed today ashore off Nags Head, N,
C. Wireless dispatches said her crew
of iiiuo men hud been rescued.
Federals Stoutly Resisting, But Reb
els Gradually Closing In Upon City
Tonight's Battle Expected to De
termine Fate of City.
MKXICO CITY, Feb. (i. The reb
els were fighting their way steadily
closer anil closer to Tnmpico today.
They sought control of the railroad
euusewny, which is the only means of
entering or lenving the city through
the swamps which surround it on tho
The federals were relisting stout
ly, but they evidently looked to eo
the rebels tnke the euusewny mid
reach Tnmpico itself, for they were
barricading the streets nnd making
every preparation for n desperate Inst
stand. Thus far the engagement bin
consisted of a series of hot skirm
ishes. It wns believed the main hat-
, tic would bo on by tonight.
rour American wnrships lay off
shore, ready to tako off foreigners.
At the war office here it wns stat
ed the rebels had lost seventy men
thus far. The officials did not spec
ify the number of federals killed.
Many federal woundd were curried
into Tnmpico Inst night, however,
from the suburb of La Puerto, where
there was fighting yesterday.
Thu rebels were much better sup
plied with artillery than when they
nttaekctl Tarapico last.
Officials of the Mexican govern
ment were still in nn ill humor over
President Wilson's removal of tho
arms embargo, enabling the rebels to
im'Kirt munitions from the United
Stnte-, though insisted it would help
the rebels little nnd hurt thu federals
not nt nil.
SAN FRANCISCO. Cal., Feb. C
A cabelgram from tho minister of
Internal affairs of Australia received
today by President Moore of the I'.t
namn Pacific exposition hero stated
that Australia had decided to partici
pate officially In the 1915 fair and
will spend $300,000 on a building.
Architects will leave Sydney, March 7
for this city to superintendent Us
Australia Is tho third British do
pendency to announco Its participa
tion, Canada and Now Zealand al
ready having accepted tho Invitation
to be represented.
LANE PLANS MEETING
WASHINGTON. Fob. 0. A con
rerenco between soverul western gov
ernors nud Secretary of tho Interior
Lana hero will bo hold lu tho near
future to discuss tho irrigation sit
uation. Secretary I.ano sent a let
ter today sugegstlng such a mooting
to tho executives, of Oregon, Wash
ington, California, Nevada, Montani,
ArUonu and othor western states. No
date tor tho conference has yot boon
WOMAN WINS DOG
BY DIVORCE SUIT
HUTTK Mont., Feb. 0. A district
court decree, entered hero toduy,
grunted u divorco to Mrs, Jenuio
Mayes from her husband. Joseph,
nnd gave her custody of their dog,
TREATY SIGNED BY BRYAN
WASHINGTON, Feb. I).An arbi
tration treaty with Denmark' provid
ing for tho submission of any ques
tion in dispute tu n commusloii
which is allowed n period of 0110 y-r
to report, was signed today by Sec
retary of State Drynii.