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MTSPFOUI). OKKaON',, AfO.VDAV, APRIL (5, 19M.
ROCKEFELLER JR. SAYS STRIKE 1 0.000 COAL WORKERS OF NO IMPORTANCE
UNCOMFORTAULE HOUR SPENT BY
HEIR TO BILLION BEFORE STRIKE PROBERS
Hratl of Welfare. Movement Admits
Fathers' Domination of Colorado
Field, But Did Not Consider Con
dition of Men Worth Invrstluntloii.
"My Conscience Acquits Me," Says
Oil Kluu's Son When Sharply Grill
id liy Invrstlijallnii Committee.
WAIIINOTON, April 0. John .
Itnchofollur, Jr., was linnill.'.l with
ttut glove hero today t')1 I'm con
iirmMKtnMl xiili comniltliHt which bus
bcii liivostlBittlng lilt iittt rlnt coiidl.
llun In thti Colorado ronl field.
It was culled on lint slrviiKtu of
iNfiirumtlou In Ilm committees
ImiiilM thut tlui Itnckefollnr Interests
dominated iluwo (IkIiU nntl wero liii'K
tif a determined campaign tn l.ecti
uiiUmkui out of thorn. What ho tol
amounted to wry little, for ho hud
iiMror been clout enough to tlm do
tails of iniiniiKomoiit of tlui mines I
v, ttli which hi' n roiiui'Oti'tl to bo
thoroughly Informed, no imlil, coi-
cwrnlng them. Till, tiovvcver, tllil
not prevent ilio roiniiilttceiuen from
asking tiini very pointed iintloii.
I'llllior Uvvtlfil ttl'll)' IV I- tt'lK
1 1 In fnthitr. tint Junior Itnrkofollor
wild, owned forty per rent of tho
stork In the Colorado I'uol nnd Iron
oomimuy. Ilo himself held only Jim
nuoiiHli to qualify as n director. Iln
did not know much of tho rumpnny'n
methods or policies. Asked If ho
r wrote. n reported, to Mmingor
I'ownr of tlm Colorado rorporullo.i,
tout htt would stand tiy tlm liitlor
whatever In) did. Hocltofollnr ad
mitted It. Ilo donlon nlso Hint ho
was a "tliiiiimy director."
"How ninny directors' meetings
havo )ou attended In Ion ears7
naked Ctinlruiaii Foster.
Thti wHiiom wan utile to remember
"Ilnvo you iihhuiiioiI any active
pint In tho mnmigiMiiont of tlm Colo
rado I'uol nuil lion cnnipony," went
on tlm loiiKriiitniimn.
"Wo know throiiKli correspondence
what was going on," a tlm an
Mvvor. Sulke .Vnt liiiMiriuiit
"Didn't on consider thin strike af
llUI IhoilHllllll 1111)11 Of sufficient lu-
tiuost or linpoitnuco to attend a di
rector' meeting liiMt October?"
,'Ynii uro connected with u clvte
welfare movement, aro you not?"
Vol you linvo taken no stopH l:i
I It Ik matter Involving several iIioiik
"I foil that I could do tin inoro
than I hnvn told you atiout."
"Ah chairman of a 'white Hlavo
lOK O DOCKj;rctLru ;p . -
f HtiiiKiiA.Aii ir - lMMV. ......
NINt mm iBAirl HUU t IN
fill CO N ON
OF REBELS YET
President Indicates Tint His Hand
May B6 Forced Suddenly, But
Otherwise Policy I- Nou-Recounl-llon
Until Stability Atsursd.
Criticism Aipliist Selection of Re
gional Reserve Bank Cities Not
Taken Seriously by Executive.
MRS. HENRY SIEGEL, WIFE OF BANKRUPT
MERCHANT, WHO IS SEEKING SEPARATION
TRAPPED IN CAIS0N I BATTLE AT POLLS
MEMPHIS, T.nn.. A'.ril '..
Triiiii'd lit a raixxiiii in whuh I lii
were ludi!uK o lay llic foiiudiit'oii ol
iln J, lliirulimi liriili-o Hero tin
.MiM.iMii iior lit-rf, iiiiiu 'Vmul-
Iiok,-" wore Miiiotlinri'tl to ilea Hi to
day. Tho m'iii wan no hlmtdinK
wlu'ii tlm oiiUmmi, in tlm iloptlix of
tlio liver, iik limkeii ohm nntl tin
fir eiit)e liroiih) In Ihe t.ur
fnee, tlmt Ht'M'ml hMTlatnr rainte1.
An uiiiliulHiirn eitrrit'tl tin hmly to
tin KumrKt'Ui'.v lioitnl.
The neeiileiit was due to Hie t ri K -ill
of u lllltimil kiih pot'kul lit'lientli
the eiiiHHiiu. The u'iw with itiiletl l.
the HkIiIn the tiiuillii;- eaiiicil, nnd
tliey weio (ooki'il to ileutli. The k'U"
lill h liuruinir. A -i'i'iiiid Imily Hits
hroiiKlil to the t-urfaee liorlly niter
t'llirvtiO. April r, The flnnl nl
deruinulr Imtllo lit the poll Uotwcen
"llntliliouso John" C'oiiKhlln and Mlai
.Marlon Drnko wiih on the In thu first
word hero today.
There wnn n ilrlrillnu rain tint
workem on both hIiIon -wcro out In
forre mid nil ludlrntlotiM wore for a
heavy votu. Wotuon Iiokuii ballot
Iuk early, "llntlilioimo" John woh
innkliiK itinlly itronuoiu effort
ChulteuKo were fre'iuent nnd much
hltturuoHR wnH dlftplayed.
ThreatH of Kumdnyii worn mado
ami complaint wns tundn to the po
I Ico of n uiiiuher of nnnult. The
election was pcrliapn tho moH ox
cltlnc ward content out waped (u
RIGHT OF EXTENSION
(Continued on pnKo 3.)
.SANTA ROSA, Cnl., April (I. -Willi
I'mrtMNor l.nii'iiz, it liMmolift, who
I'liiployH him iih u Hiilijei't, liurr.viiiK
In hU iiitl, nnd loeul pliyHioimiri
w orl.inj; iliMiiorulcly over lilin, (leo,
Hurry lay in u li.iuulic Hleep nl tlm
piillce blulioii lien lotluy, liKely to
din mini, uulofcN hiiiiie in t'a iln en ii he
loiiiul ol' ui'ouiiiK him.
I lurry eollupaeil nu tin street lul
uitiht mill uuli'l.l.v xiiiili into u etiiuu
tohii enmlitioii, When nil Ilm don
Inn.' iil'I'oiU I" nwiil.iii hilii luul I'uil
til, l.iiniii. wiih Mummoucil I'iiiiii Vnl
lejo nuil piiiiiiUcil In cniiie ul oiii'i.
'I'lie pulieiil luiu liii'll Uki'iI IIh n
Hihjcrl in tiloiii tvliiihnvx mill oil I lit'
-luye, nuil hn iiIiviMh lilt lit' 1 1 le
liiiiiul in u inn mill riiiiililmu nfiei
In rliilii im ', Inil ilnclmi fiiy Iiih
WASIIINOTON, April .- Tlm con.
vlctlon of Itohert ltusrell, of the
Kcoiiomlo (Iiih couiiuiuy of I,ok An
koIch, clmrKed with violating n cltv
ordliiauro which forhmlo excavating
In u piihllc Htreet without uiuulcl
pal penult, was rovemetl totlay liy the
United Ktntoii Hiipromo court. It
wan held that a kiih company In en
titled to extend n tirnlu "as far nu
may ho uecemiary" without exprevsod
PARCEL P03I SOLICITOR
LATEST IN PORTLAND
POKTI.AN'I), Or., April .- I'nelo
Sum bus decided to iinmiuio hkki'1'"
five luetics nuil k nut niter parcel
Posttniter Mycin today teecived
an outer I'rom the lii'M astihtiuit
pohlniithtcr ecneriil iiixtrucliiiL' him
to ili'lnil ouo of his.lirij;liltht em
ployes to riolicil parcel pol liiiHiucsK
in the downtown district.
in mim liuit' iiiiully hvcoiiiu iilJVilcil jt,.
SUPREME COURT ADJOURNS
WITHOUT IMPORTANT RULINGS
WASHINGTON', April . Tin
t'uilcil Slutt'H Niipicum couil ml
joiirucil IliU iifleiiioou wilhoul dcciil
iui,' iiuy impiiilunl pemliiii; ciihc",
Re-Hear Labor Contempt Cases
WASHINGTON, Apnl II. The
I'liileil Kluli'4 Hiipii'ine com Inilii)
niilcicil it rcliciniiiK nu Apnl I'll of
Ilm coiilciiipl en co nuiiiinit Sumiicl
(lumpen, I'l.inl, Moi i Mmi mill John
HOME RULE MONDAY
LONDON', April . A vote on tlm
M'cond rciiiliu' nf the Itixh Imme rule,
hill witH e.xpeetetl in tlm house of
commons today liy Monday nlyhl.
In connection with tlm ilclmto
Iheie wore i'uitliei hints lit eonciliu
tiou, li'iiilin inuiiy to helii've that n
compromice liimlly would he nt'foet
i'il. "There is no Iciifjlh to which
tlm unlinuulikts will not pi," Kiiid
John Itcihnoiiil, Ihe Iri-li leutlcr, "to
lemove rihterV prejudices,"
He milled, however, that Ireland
never would tolerate poimmioiit ex
clusion of I'lster from the authority
of the proposed Irish parliament.
MRS. WILSON TAKES
FIRST RIDE IN WEEKS
WASHINGTON, ,pul (I. For the
first lime in siv weeks Mrs, Wood
row Wilson left the white house to
day for n drive throuuh the city. l)r,
Cury T. (Iruysou ueeompuuietl her. It
wus slalctl thut site hud praeticully
leeovercd fiom the effects of the
full she hud on one of the polished
Hours in tin executive mansion,
WASHINGTON, April 6.IriiL
lout WIIkoii refunod today to tnko
erlounly the crltlclim voiced con
cor nl ni; tlio cities nniuoU by tho ro
orvo hank orKniilzntlon commHtco
for regional banks. He told ho lie
llevod tlio relcftlotih worn honently
inailo and that tJioy had been decided
upon after u coinplcto Investlpvtlon
rcKerdlui: actual trade, capitalization
and evchitnjio methuCs of tho batiki
of each 'district.
Prcnlilfiit Wilson aluo InJIcated
that he IHIuved the tulectlonn would
Ktntitl anil would not bo upfct by the
federal reserve board when that
body la named. Juki v.rmn the
board will be donlKhaUtl the presi
dent would nut nay. but It was not
considered llhely to be iiuuitd for
another fortnight, Tho . president
Intlutatcd that he had no hand In
tho f election of the -reserve cltlen,
but imltl he believed the selection;
were sound. Ho took the position
that while the cltlog- turned down
were undoubtedly ,ii;reatly disap
pointed, ho was confident that much
of this would disappear when the
new law Is artually Ttf operation.
Itcports that the erfvcrnumnt In
tended rccoKiilrint; tlm Mexican
rebels were characterized as prcina
turo by PreKldrni Wilton. lie Indi
cated thut clrciimstuofceM will deter
iiilno the action that ho shall take
the recoKiiltlou nf any government
In Mexico. He also '.Indicated that
his hand may be forced suddenly,
but cnld that otherwise his policy
'would be one of the none recognition
until a btnblo government hud been
established. No Information had
reached Washington' today concern.
Iiir the reported action of President
llucrta In revoking the consular
designation of tieorgo Carotlicr.
who Is representing the stato dc
luirtnient with General Villa. It was
helltved that Huerta t.ad taken this
action, but President Wilson hull
cnted that this mado ,'no difference,
Inasmuch as Carotliers was operut.
lug exclusively In Constitutionals
A jH- fflT-lVL KB y V 3Pt'" 1 - -its j x y lir jjfc J JBPy tffl fc V
OF II S. NAVY
Secretary Daniels Abolishes "Wlrw
Mess" on Warships and lars In
toxicants From All American Navy
Only Beer and Lightest Wines Sold,
But Under New Rule Both These
Will Be Abolished.
Henry Slej-cl, the bankrupt merchant nnd banker, Is named as defendant
In an nctlon for divorce which has been Tiled by Mrs. Marie Vaughn Slegel lu
the Supreme Court, New York. Mn. Slegel came from her home la Pari
five weeks ago to direct the gatuerlne of evidence. Two corepoudent are
named, together with uu unidentified woman.
TWO Mows "'"
ESTATE OE HAYES
SAN JOSK, Cnl.. April (1. A
fisht fr n fortune involving $100,.
DUO in t'nliforniu stocks nnd bonds
will he fought in the probate court
here the lu.it week in April. The ease
is that of the etnte of the lnte Will
imn 11. Hayes, nuthority on interna
tional law nr.tl globe-trotter, who
died inle.-tate here in February, ISd'J.
Two women, Vivian M. Hayes, who
claims to be the Mirviviu" widow,
nml Anita K. Iluyc-, have petitioned
the court to decide the ownership of
the properly lett by Ilaygs. In n pe
tition Anita K. Hayes usks that tho
court make her n family. nllpwmjce.
She nllecos she was Hayes lawful
wife nml that there had never been n
M'ttlement between her nnd Hayes of
community interests, and she includes
the claims of a minor son, William H.
Ilnye, in the action.
THREE INJURED IN
roilTSMOUTH, Va April 0
Throe, men were Injured today by an
explosion on tho torpodo boat de
stroyer Ajlvv'ln. Tho vessel Itself
was reported considerably damaged,
though lu no dunger of sinking, ac
cording to wireless messages. Tho
accident occurred vvhon thoh Aylwln,
northbound, was 15 miles south cf
tho Diamond Shoals lightship. A
toon as It ducks tlio Injured men
will bo rushed to a hospltul hero.
STAVE OFF TRIAL
CORNELIUS IN THROES
OF LIQUOR ELECTION
IIII.I.SIIOIIO, Or., Apiil (t.-Cor.
iieluis, which went dry Inst year by
u nmjoiil.v uf nine, is in the throes
ol a wel nml dry elly election Imhiy
nml cvciv voter, mini nml woiunii, is
luriiiiitf out. Tin opiiiioii wiim Ilm re
mill will lie (crv clne. ,1 P Ivil
gun h ihe iln uiuiluhili fur iiinvor,
while ihe vw a nu i liiiliipioiniii; Ton)
AND PROVED A THIEF
LONDON, April (i.-Sbrieks of
"(lencrnl" Flora Oruiumond, militant
suffragette, today prevented the ease
against her in connection with the
suffragette dinmustraliou in Hyde
Park Saturday from being- heard.
Sim would not allow Ihe magistrate
or the prosecutor to utter mi nudiblo
As soon as she entered tho cpurt
room Mis. Drummoiid, began shout
ing nt the top of her voice and she
would not permit anyone but herself
to spouk. She bombarded tho court
with volleys of verbal shrapnel until
she was carried out by the wardens,
ST. .JOHN'S, X. V., April C Xo
trace bail been found today of the
steam whaler Southern Cross. It
was considered certain that it had
gone down with its entire erevv of 170
men. Shipping men believed it was
dashed on the rocks near Cani Race.
A search for it was in progress along
that part of the coast.
Additional details were brought
here by survivors of tho disaster
which overtook the erevv of the sealer
New Pouiidluud of the frightful suf
ferings which they experienced.
.Some, crazed by pain, gnawed at
their frozen bands ami chewed their
clothing in their ngpny. One man
hacked oft his frozen fingers with
his elnp knife nml died from loss of
Seventy-five per cent of the sur
vivors were blind when they were res
cued. It was said thut many whose
lives were ot might hnve been saved
if they had not stumbled from the
ice into open water mid been tumble
to drag themselves back to safety.
One party of seven men who "bad
been given up for dend was ftnallv
lucked up ihvo just as the Hella
Venture was preparing to put nbout
for port. They kept themselves
alive Wednesday night by killing a
seal, eating il rnvv fleh and drinking-
f WASHINGTON', April O.-Secre-tary
Daniels' order, mnde public Sat
urday night, abolishing the "wino
mess" on United States warships and
barring intoxicants from all Ameri
can navy vcpsels or shore stations,
wim the ?cnution of the moment in
official circles here todny.
Under the nnvnl regulations, any
officer who criticised or found fault
with the new regulation would bo li
able to court martial and the severest
penalties, but there was no question,
it wns said by men in close touch
with many of them, that it would be
highly unpopular among them.
Only beer nnd the lightest wine
have been sold in tho "wino messes;"
it was stated, but under the new rule
both these will be prohibited after
July 1. If the order Lf strictly- en
forced, according (o navy depart
ment officials, no officer except nur-
geons nnd their assistants may tako
any intoxicant upon a warship or
into a naval shore station, even for
medicinal puroses. And that en
forcement will be strict wan generally
Furlherniore, it wns considered ex
tremely unlikely that any subsequent
ndmiuist ration will ever daro to re
voke the rule. Its critics mostly
placed responsibility for it on Con
gressman Richmond V. Hobsou, who,
as n former naval officer, was said
to havo considerable influence us an
nilmiuistrution adviser on nnvnl mat
tors. Order Unusually nrH
Congressman Ilartholdt of Mis
souri was among the severest of
Uiosu who condemned the order. ''It
is unusually harsh," he said. "It is
in disregard of our naval officers'
personal liberty. They aro citizens,
nnd their rights should be respected.
I don't think the use of beer nnd
light wines is harmful. Other untious
Prohibitionists, however, were de
lighted. "The new order," said Sec
retary Jesso Sutor, of tho Anti-Saloon
league, "will be most influential
in promoting the cnusu of temper-mice."
HORTS STATE BANKS
SAN FIIANt ISCO, Cnl., April (I.
- When Howard (', Orahiini, us In
gave his name stepping from the
Newcastle hold entrance today, saw
I wo piilliTini'ii piiasiug, lie began to
t mi. The policemen caught mid tool,
him buck lo the Imlnl, Tln'ie Mis
Jn-le Hull Inn or Mnrli.u.l, Or.,
elinmed lilill wih olciiln.g illil
wiiriii oi jewkU) mm .'u u,
SKATTLK, Wnsh., April 0. The
police of tlm northwest and United
States army officers nro searching
today for Captain J. II. Oriffiths,
who has been repotted mishig on (he
eo of court mailbil pioct'i'dings
which were to have begun lodav at
Poit l.uwloii, o hear charges thut
Ihe officer is ftmnn short in his ni'
counts, Kliice hU nu cl hy Major Hugh J,
(liilluglier, following nu iiiuwIIkiiIIdu
Of III IIITOIIIlIk, Clipllllll (ItiffitliM him
been technically rnnllixil in )u niiur
I em nl Ilm IVrrj lintel.
XFAV YORK, April 0.-Stocks
while nhnost nt a standstill, iiuiin
tnined a 'firm undertone during the
early trading, nnd whatever chunges
occurred were mostly advances. Very
little outside business appeared, and
fossiounls. As the day advanced
trailing was nearly all between pro.
fessiouuls. As the day advanced
business became more brisk, but no
wido fluetuntions were noted. .Metal
stocks wero most in dcmiiml. Steel
anil Amalgamated advanced fraction,
bond were irregular.
The market closed dull ami sternly.
CHAMBERLAIN PRAISED BY
MEDFORD MINISTERIAL ASS'N
WASHINGTON, Amu n. Keimti.r
Chambeihiiii today received a mem
orlul fiom Dm .Medford .Muiinlcilal
Hwm livn Jlv whs loilvd uj, Juu Ihtir hougr
(isiu liilion in I'm or of uniniing unv
1 1 nu in in v niiiiit'iit iiiiphi,!', fsiiiTiiilly of tin
eulitulnil lo hold nlflci'i under intctl t ilipilllinnil, mm day ivs u
SALKM, Or., April fl. Declaring
that the now eurrcney law discrimin
ates against stato banks, S. O. Sar
gent, state superintendent of bunks,
is writing today to tho blinking do
puvtincuts of all tho states seeking
co-operation in an effort to havo tlio
new law amended.
Sargent declares that a state bank
having a capital of at least $25,000
should he eligible to membership in
a tctleral reserve bank. The law
now provides that only banks having
a paid. up unimpaired capital suffic
ient o entitle, (hum to become na
tional bank uru entitled to member
ship. "Tlm bill iiImo provide that )k.(h
saving funds shall be dspoftiled hi
member hunks only," Hld Kuiwrin
leii.lt'iii Hiugeiil hi hi ldlr, "Mmhv
slnlo baukn feci tlwl tliU U mm (h
jiillc mid thut the shIm UnU w
Jii-1 iih iiiui'li i'hIMN Ih IU h4
denosit H fim Mm haKmmI y
Ihv sIhU (hhiU,h