Daily capital journal. (Salem, Or.) 1903-1919, December 10, 1913, Image 1

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THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR.
SALEM, OREGON,. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1913.
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CRISIS NEAR
IN BAN
STRIKE AREA
Holiday Prevails in Copper
Region While Men Attend
Funerals.
PROBE BY CONGRESS
IS NOW PROPOSED
Asserted Gunmen Were Im
ported and Used in At
tacks on Strikers.
tuxiTXD puss uueao WIU.
Calumet, Mich., Dec. 10. A crisis
was believed near today in the copper
mine strike situation.
All school, factories, mines and
business houses In the strike district
were closed, the citizens gathering
liere and at Houghton to attend the fu
nerals of the three non-union miners
-who were murdered Sunday, and to
join in a mass meeting of protest. For
ty thousand persons participated.
Sheriff Cruze massed 3000 deputies
here and at Houghton this morning, but
their presence was not needed. Al
though the strikers held monster pa
rades, there was no disorder of any
fcind. . " : v ' .. .' 'l
Charles F. Mover, president of the
"Western Federation of Miners, has as
sumed personal charge of the strike.
Investigation Demanded.
Washington, Dec. 10. Congression
al investigation of the strikes in the
Michigan and Colorado mining districts
was demanded today by Representa
tives MacDonald and Keating, of the
respective states.
Bofore the house committee on rules
the two lawmakers told dramatically of
the wrongs the employers had perpe
trated upon the men in both regions.
From remarkB dropped by members of
the committee it seemed likely that In
quiries would be ordered.
Hundreds of professional gtimtfen,
who had previously been employed to
fight the West Virginia mine strike,
(Continued on page four.)
Two Girls Who Fled
t 0
From State Training
School are Captured
Stella Morgan, aged 16 years, who excuse given by the girls for running
figured in a sensational elopement from away was that thoy were tired of civili-
Albany taut summer, and Rita Fishor, a
girl from Eugene, were recaptured ear- i it as fast they could. That the run
ly today, following their escape from aways "hoofed" it six milos beyond
the Btatfl industrial school for girls here Silverton was at ten tod by the appoar
Monday night. ance of their garments. Thoy were be-
The girls were found in the wilds draggled and almost frozen when tuk
above Silverton. ' en in by the Silverton people!
Escli Captures Them. Just how they intended to keep alive
Sheriff Esch of this county, wns ad-' in the wilderness of the mountains east
vised of the escape of the two girls last of Silverton is a mystery, as that terri
night about 9 o'clock and further in- tory is very little inhabited and the
formation to the effort the runaways cold is intense during both day and
were making their way east of Silver-' night.
ton. The sheriff secured an auto and in "If those girls wore trying to got out
spito of the fog and bed roads he made of a civilized country, they were sure
the trip without accident to fiilvorton, I on the right road," declared Sheriff
and six miles up in the foot hills. j Kwh this morning whon reflecting what
While stopping for a moment to eon- a merry time he had of it ploughing
sider the next move, a telephone girl
advised the officer that a Mr. Lawrence
and another man snd his wife had ap
prehended the two girls and had started
back to Salem with them, going by an
other road than that over which th
sheriff had traverse!. Ths sheriff turn
ed about and made his way back to this
city, arriving hero at 2 o'clock this
morning half fror.e and tired out after
the lung drive through the chilling
weather.
Civilization Shunned.
The girls were brought to Salem by
Mr. Lawrenco and party and were met
by Matron Hopkins, of the industrial)
school, who took thom la cuarge. inejswcei inn.
Too Artistic Cop
Gets into Trouble
His Design of "September Morn," Con
fronted by Highwaymen, Offered
for Sale In San Francisco:
CNITID PRIM LMSID WIM.1
Ban Francisco, Dec. 10. Policeman
C .8. Gartfide got into trouble today
through being too artistic.
I According to Police Captain Duke,
Gartfide dosigned a postcard reproduc
ing "September Morn" with the addi
tion of a masked highwayman, con
fronting the young woman, leveling a
pistol and commanding her "Hands
up!"
Contending that an agency had been
established to soil the cards, Duke call
ed Police Chief White's attention to a
rule prohibiting members of the de
partment from conducting "sidolines."
Gartfide admitted designing the post
card but denied he had anything to do
with selling it.,
E PRIZE
YEARSJM912
ONITin PRISS LIMS1D WIS!.
Christwnia, Norway, Dec. lO.-United "
York, was designated today for the
Nobel peace prize of J012, and Henri
La. Fontaine, of Brussels, ex-president
of the permanent peace bureau, for the
prize of 1913.
Root was honored on account of his
work as pacificator of Cuba and the
Philippine and in settlement of the im
migration dispute between the United
States and Japan.
No prize was given last yoar, account
ing for today's dual award.
SOUTHERN PACIFIC BUYS
TERMINALS AT MAESHF1ELD
DNITBO PRESS XJBASH) WIRB.
Marshfiold, Or., Doc 10. The South
ern Pacific yesterday afternoon paid
$80,000 to the Tominal company for the
tracks aud steam franchise of the lat
ter on Front street, Marshfiold.
Within a week a gasoline passenger
car will arrive and will be used for
traffic' between Marshfiold and North
Bend. Freight and passengor trains
will be run from North Bond .through
Marshf ield to Myrtle Point.
The city council ratified the salo of
tho Terminal company's steam fran
chise. The company retains it oloctric
franchise.
utlion and were making their way out of
through mud and fog in the foothills.
Warden Lawson, of the penitentiary,
also aided in the search for the girls.
He was out until late last night.
Stolla Morgan was sent to the reform
atory after being adjudged delinquent
in the juvenile court at Albany follow
ing the elopement nd attendant cir
cumstances. She and Mel via Peobler, a
lil-year-old boy, loft Albany one night
early in September with a horse and
buggy which Pceblor had rented from
a livery "for an hour." The toy had
M stolen from the Morgrm girl's sister.
The two elopers abandoned the bug-
by near WaUwloo and were captured at
IDE
Wilson Administration Inclined
to Belief Something Must
Be Done.
BURLESON DISCUSSES IT
Says There Is Demand Everywhere for
Public Ownership of Lines of
Communication.
rONITID PHIS LSiBKD WIKI.
Washington, Doc. 10. Government
ownership of telephone and telegraph
systems is undor serious consideration
by the Wilson administration. Follow
ing a visit to the White House today,
Postmaster-General Burleson issued the
following statement:
"There is a concerted demand every
where for public ownership of the tel
ephone and telegraph systems. Howev
er, the administration will not act has
tily. "The question is a broad one. Both
President Wilson's mind and my own
are open regarding the wisdom of the
move. We are investigating both here
And nhrnnfl. T ftTnnefr. in linvA inmfl.
thing t, regllTiiDg tha matter in ffiV
annual roport.
"I have had two long talks with
Herbert Samuels, head of the English
postal system. The plan involves the
problem of taking over properties val
ued at between $100,000,000 and $400,
000,000." LOSES JEWELRY AND MONEY. .
San Francisco, Dec. 10. Jewolry aud
money to the value of $1172 were stolen
today from W. C. Claiborne while he
slept in a Fourth street hotel here. The
burglar entered Claiborne's room with
a pass key.
fflO THOUSAND ATTACK
MAT.
L
I
ftlKITID PIISSR UARKD WIRS.1
Washington, Dec. 10. Representing
the Anti-Saloon League of America and
the Women's Christian Temperance
Union, 2000 men and women, assembled
under tho dome of the cppitol today in
a demonstration against the liquor traf
fic. Each carried petitions demanding
national prohibition by constitutional
amondmont.
Tho petitions wero rocoived on tho
stops of the Cnpltol by Roprosontativo
Richmond P. Hobson, of Alnbama, au
thor of such a proposed amondmont,
and by Senator Sheppard, of Texas.
Brlgadior-flenornl A. 8. Daggett lod
the Anti-Saloon League forces and the
women, who waved bannont, as thoy
marched down Pennsylvania avenue,
were marshaled by Mrs. Lillian M. N.
Stevens.
ANTI-TRUST PROGRAM.
fiwiTsn rr.css i.saskd wins.
Washington, Dec. 10. President Wil
son conferred today with momhers of
the house judiciary committee regard
ing an anti trust program. The meet
ing, which was held at the White House
developed that a difference of opinion
prevailod among the members of the
committee as to tho character of the
legislation needed. AH were agreed,
however, that the Sherman law should
not be touched.
WANT UNCLE SAM'S AID.
uxiTsn rums i.shsid wiss.l
Philadelphia, Doc. 10. Meeting in its
second day session the American Good
Roods Congress discussed today a co
operative plan between the states and
the federal government for tho con
struction of state highways. Jt pro
vides for the government to render
financial aitatico, tho states roniying
t'nrlo Pain later.
NOTICE.
Members of ' the Commercial club,
BusineM Men's League, (herrinns snd
Ad club who are to be st the annual
meeting of the Commercial club at the
Marion Hotel at (MO p. m. tonight re
p,eiplfl to call up tjlio secretary,
Main 302, and notify him, so that the
proper number of pistes may be served.
Late News
Bulletins
united frxss uuscn win.
San Francisco, Dec 10. The story of
the wreck. of the British ship Dalgomar,
Captain Ibister, with the probable loss
of the entire crew, was brought here
today by the French bark Marie. The
Dalgomar was found 1 dismantled and
abandoned 13 miles south of Callao.
Captain Brun, of the Marie, sent a boat
party on board the Dalgomar, but the
only evidence of life found was a half
starved cat.
Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 10.
Sheriff Smith in charge of the siege of
the Utah-Apex mine, near Bingham,
from which Ralph Lopez, Mexican mur
derer, was standing off more than 200
men, was overwhelmed with requests
today for permission to search the
mine. The sudden display of courage
was evoked by the offer of $1000 re
ward for Lopez. Though many wore of
the opinion that tho mortality rate
would be high if the volunteers were
allowed to enter the mine, Smith said he
would admit them in small squads.
Washington, Dec. 10. Federal su
preme court officials said today that it
would be at least three years, in the
ordinary course of business, before the
court could dispose of the Issues sent up
to it by Judge Aldrich, of Concord, N.
H., in connection with the Harry Thaw
case. Even if it were advanced, they
said, it would take a year.
OF ARMY
NAVY PUT TO DEATH
(CRITID PUSS LXiSID WIBI.I
Auburn, N. Y., Dee. 10. Nelson Harp,
slayer of Frank Ford, a policeman, was
electrocuted in the state, prison here to
day. "I have sorved in the Amoriean army
and navy," said Harp in the death
chamber, "and I can die like a soldier.
I am ready to moet my punishment."
WOLVERTON LABORS HARD.
UNITED PRISS UMU WIU!.
Sac nam onto,, Cal.,. Dec. 10. Harry
Wolverton, owner and manager of the
Sacramento Coast league baseball club,
is also a common everydny laborer. At
tired in a nice new set of overalls and
with a shovel and pick slung .across
his shoulder, Wolverton hied himself
to Buffalo Park today and slarted work
on the improvement of tho grounds.
"It's a darn good way to keep in
condition," said Wolverton, who has en
listed tho services of Pitcher "Dutch"
Kluwitter in fixing up tho grounds.
SIW TAIL FEATHERS
REFUSES TO LAY
(titiiTiD rssss uino wisi.)
Pasadena, Cal., Doc. 10. There
is a hen in tho poultry show -go
ing on hero that is emulating the
militant suffragettes. Until a
year ago she was Just aregular
brown Leghorn ben, laying eggs
and performing all her other du
ties. Then she BprouUxl lall
feathers and a comb and refused
to lay. She doesn't crow and has
no spurs; but otherwise she is a
real I'anlihurst among chickens,
The Weather
The Dickey Bird
says: Oregon: Rain
went tonight and
Thursday, cloudy
onst portion to
night and Thurs
day with probably
rain or snow;
wanner smith went
vortioii tonight;
moderately high
southeasterly
winds.
Dictator and Revolutionist Be
lieved to Be Making Some
Progress.
WILL ACT IN CONCERT
American, French and English Marines
Will Co-Operate la Protecting
Foreigners.
(cnitid prims uuran wins.
Washington, Deo. 10. Indications in
Mexico City that President Huerta and
General Carranza wore negotiating for
peace grew strongor today. It was re
ported that Huerta really Trill give Car
ranza advice in the presidential election
set for July 14.
In the event of disorders in Moxlco
City, it was learned, American, English
and French marines will co-operato in
protecting foreigners.
Huerba was governing under authori
ty of the Mexican congress which Am
erica, howevor, has not recognized the
deputies themselves nullified the last
election and confirmed him in office
until another one is hold.
Rebol attacks on Tampico and Ojin-
aga were expected.
NO INTERLF
tONlTCD TK
New York,- -
International ...... , ,l(
yesterday aftornoon a proposal by thb
American association for a series of In-.
torlongue gameB next season. Charles
Ebbotts of the Brooklyn National
league club, owner of the Newark team,
was the only ownor favoring the plan.
T
E
lUNlTKD rXSKS IJOiHO WIftl.1
Caloxico, Cal., Doc. 10. Trouble
threatened today on the international
border following tho arroet hore lafe
last night of a Mexican mralo and the
capture of tho Moxican consul at tho
points of a dozou revolvers leveled at
Americans.
An American teamster for a con
struction company was seized on the
Mexican sido of the boundary lato yes
terday and chargod with smuggling.
Bail of $2000 wns demanded for his ro
leaNO. In retaliation a score of Ameri
cans soized the first rurnlo who crossed
into Hulexico from Moxicali, and caused
his arrost on a charge of currying con-
coaled weapons.
floing to tho roscuo of his country-
man, tho Mexican consul was halted and
I'omiM'lled to march across tho border
to the Mexican side, followed by Amor
us with drawn guns. The ruralo was
released on $:il)0 bail.
Mexican officers at Mexlcali have
wired to Mexico City for instructions.
Mayor Kockwood of Caloxico telegraph
ed an account of tho affair to Represen
tative Kottuer at Wanhlngton. It Is
understood that Hook wood asked that
troops bo sent hore at once.
PETITIONS ASKING CLEMENCY
FOB WOMAN ABE DITCHED
I1KITSU PUHS IJIKSO W1RS.1
Hartford, Conn., Doc. 10, Foster
thmn tho clerks In the executive offices
at the stato cnpitol can open them
como petitions to Governor Baldwin,
asking for clemoncy for Mrs. Bosslo J.
Wakefield, sentenced to be hanged for
the murder of her husband. Tho corro
ipoililciico goc into tho wusto basket
an fast as oeued.
The Wakefield case has not como to
tho attention of tho governor or tho
board of pardons. Counsel for tho wo
man will first ask tho supreme court
for a now trial.
FELKY STARTS TRAINING.
(nXITKO KSINS ISASSU WIKS.1
San Francisco, Dec, 10. Accompan
led by Tommy Burns, who is acting as
his ninnnger, Arthur pelkey, generally
recognized as the while heavyweight
champion of the world, Is in Kan Fran
cisco today to start training for his 2(1
round contest here January 1 with Oun
boat Smith. Both l'plkoy and Smith
will be introduced to tho spectators at
tonight's liitchle-Murphy fight.
Auto Thugs Fire
on Non-unionist
Brisk Interchange of Bullets and Ma
chine Finally Heads Off Down
Side Street.
UNITED PRXSS UMSRU W1RI
Indianapolis, Dec. 10. The mysteri
ous gray automobile frim which strike
breaking teamsters here have previous
ly been fired on, made an appearance
again early today.
The object of attack was Ed Dain, a
non-union motorman. The automobile
contained five men, who, running it
alongside Dain's car, began shooting at
him. Dain returned their fire and after
a brisk interchange of shots, the auto
mobilo sheered off and disappeared
down a side street. ,
Dain was unhurt, and so far as he
know none of his bullets hit any of the
automobilists.
Two men were already under arrest in
connection with the gmy car's previous
appearance.
'IDS HE
BE
John H. Otter, who was sent to the
asylum for the insane from Jackson
mw"; jwho eight years
v jid was not heard
;he asylum yester-
X
aken in. He said
to earn a.living,
ftnu l w , ', back, which shows
that some folks do not appreciate s
good thing when thoy have it. The of
ficials are somewhat in doubt as to
what should be done in his case, as his
return shows that he is not entirely in
sane, but that he has some real good,
sensible ideas.
ANDEKSON VIOTOB.
lONITID PRSSS UASSD WI1S.1
Los Angolcs, Cal., Dec. 10. Bud An
derson, the "pride of Mcdford, Ore.
gon," knocked out Frank Barrioau, of
Vancouver, B. C, In tho tonth round of
a scheduled 20-round event at Vornon
arona last night, "Kidney wallops"
accomplished tho defeat of Ilarrienu;
Anderson utilizing every clinch Into
which tho Canadian forced the fighting
to beat his opponent over the small of
the back.
Tho "big
fears is his '
stick'
vlfe.
tho average man
Evidence Submitted
in Suit to Knock
Out Dry Election
Testimony was hoard this morning In
the caso wherein John Stollmun is
bringing suit for un injunction to re
strain tho Marion county court from de
claring the results of tho local option
eloction held In this city on Nov. 4.
Tho first witness called by plaintiff
this morning was County Clerk Oehl-
liar. Tho witnoss testified that out of
100 names appearing on the petition
praying for tlo culling of tho election,
only 1011 wore those of registered vot
ers umler thu Wll registration laws,
while about 140 signatures were thoo
of voters registering under the void
(iill registration act.
Plaintiff Testifies.
John Htellinun, the pluintiff, testified
that ho was tho proprietor of tho Salem
ice plant and that if prohibition pre
vailed In Sulciu ho would bu unable to
ipenite his ice pliint at ft. profit, ami, in
time, would be cnmHllcd to go out of
Inii-inc-n nltogi-iliiT. He said his plant
is vuliicl at about 10,0011 and thut the
nvorngo snlo of ice to tho 1.1 saloons
amounts to 4,'KIO pounds per day,
Mr, Ktt'lliimn Introduced a coutmct
I raw ii up between himself and the Sa
lem Brewery Association wherein it is
shown thut he has complete control of
tho Hiilcm Ice phut snd that the cou
tra t was drawn up In l!K)7 and extend
ed from year to year, No new con
tracts were nuidc at tho expiration of
ivich tonu of tho agreements, ho said,
for ths roHMin the prohibition move.
nint undo it piactically impossible aud
unwise.
GREAT IE
FOR SALE!
CHRISTMAS
Cherrians Arrange for Cheer:
to Make Every Child In
Capital City Happy.
FOR OLD FOLKS
WHO NEED IT, TOO
Large Fir Tree on Court House
Lawn Will Be Iluminated
Handsomely.
Oregon sets the pace for the world,
and Salem, for once, at least, is going to
set the pace for Oregon. The "Cher
rians" have arranged for a big Christ
mas tree, on which the fruit will be
something for every poor or needy fam
ily In the city. Not only will there be
substantial things in the shape of foodj
and clothing for big and little, but
there will be something no self-respecting
Christmas tree could got along
without, and thut is, toys for the lit
tle ones. The charity board, which ha4
done such excellent service horotofiue,
will receive donations of all kinds, and
It ii expected that the big-hearted cit
izens of Salem will respond in a way
that will malts the blg tiv braucU
a load of fruit as was never seen any.
where.
The tree Is already selocted, and it is
tho big, solitary fir on the court hous(
yard, 60 feet or more in height' This
will be illunilntted with 2!0 electrio
lights, and on It the presents will ba
displayed.
Tho proposition wns only started si
day or two ago, but every one ap.
prnoched on the matter became enthu
siastic at once, and it spread like the
mumps In a country school.
Postmaster ITuckesteln has requested
tho mall carriers to roport every case
of want or distress on thoir routes, and
ull others knowing of those in need are
asked to report the same to the com.
mittoe. It is also requested that those
who assit others privately, give' thei
(Continued on pegs four.)
Says Law Was Violated.
F. O. Dwkebach, vice-president of
tho Salem Brewery Association, when
he was called to tho stand, testified that
he visited the polls during the Novom
Imt 4 election and found several min
isters on hand ready to direct prohibi
tion voters how to veto and that he ob
served 30 or 40 peoplo congrogntod in
tho polling places contrary to the cor
rupt practices act. Tho witnoss also
testified thnt ho heard people talking
politics within the polls and, as minis
ters wore always on hand, he believed
the dry following mitdo up the aggrega
tions in and around tho polling places in
almost every ward,
Submits Without Argument.
Upon stipulation of both counsel for
the pluintit'f and dofendant, tho case
was submitted to Judge Otilloway for
Judgment without nrgumont. Tho court
took tho matter under advisement and
will render a decision next Fridiiy morn
ing. The injunction cane of Smith and
hot t against County Judge Bunhey
nils heard this afternoon. This is a
proceeding similar to that of Stcllnmii
against the county court, the plaintiffs
seeking to restrain the court from do-
'during the locul option slcctiou held in
Slayton,
The caso wherein the Snlein Brewery
Association Is Booking to enjoin tho
city of Hale-in from declaring the char
ter amendment election held on 1'eciNm
bnr I will ho argued before Judge t!l
lowny next Friday morning.