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PIONEER PAPER OF ARIZONA.
PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1913.
FORTY-NINTH YEAR.
CURDS INDUSTRY
IN GRAVE DU
To Abolish Inaugural
Ball at Wilsons Request
Democrats as Part of Tariff Revision
Scheme Figure on Taking Off Pro
tection From Oranges and Lemons.
1 Southern California Growers Appear
Before Committee to Enter Protest
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Free
lemons or at least a fifty percent
cut in the present duty to one and
one half cents a pound assumed
shape today as part of the Demo
cratic tariff revision policy.
Most of the testimony before the
'Committee on 'ways and means at
three sessions today and tonight
while on the general subject of the
agricultural schedule bore on citrus
products, an industry that represents
.a two hundred million dollar invest
ment on the Pacific Coast.
The Citrus Protective League of
California, comprising the growers
and shippers of oranges and lemons,
and the Fruit Growers' Exchange
which Representative Underwood in
sisted was the selling agency of
.these producers, contended for a
retention of the duty. Their spokes
man was G. H. Powell of Los An
geles. The New York Fruit Exchange,
comprising jobbers, importers, com
mission merchants and .brokers de
manded the elimination of the lem
on tariff. Its spokesman was Eu
gene M. Travis. He claimed the
California industry "had enjoyed ab
normal profits" and declared it the
beneficiary and undue taxation on a
household necessity. Underwood fav
ors putting lemons on the free list
while some members are figuring
three quarter of a cent a pound
as a fair compromise.
Trains Stalled Wires
Down and Cattle
Are Dying
By Associated' Press.
HAILEY, (Idaho), Jan. 20.
Trains are stalled and wires are
down and cattle are dying in the
worst storm for thirty years in the
Wood river district. Farmers . are
caring for passengers stalled on the
trains.
No Rate Fixing
Without Hearing
ailroads "Win Very Important Point In
- - v -"
Suit With the Interstate Ljom
merce Commission.
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. The
government, as represented by the
Interstate Commerce Commission,
-met defeat through the decision of
the Supreme Court in an attempt to
establish the commission's right to
make rates without substantial evi
dence being presented at a hearing
to show the undesirableness of ex
isting rates.
The railroads won the important
point when the "court decided the
commission could not rely upon in
formation gathered by investigation
by the commission but must base
rates upon evidence presented at a
hearing where the railroads have an
opportunity to present their side of
the controversy. The suit was known
as the New Orleans-Alabama rate
case.
"By Associated Press.
CARSON, Jan. 20. Gov. O'Dea's
message to the legislature recom
mended a law requiring a year in
stead of six months residence to se
cure a divorce and a law limiting the
-number of rounds for prizefights. He
also urged woman suffrage and the
election of senators by direct vote.
The legislature organized today.
DIVORCE LAW IS WNt VICTIMS TO
TO BE CHANGED BE PI CASH
IN NEVADA BALM
TAFT
FORMA
ACCEPTS
.Hit:::
AT YALE
NEW HAVEN, Jan. 20. At the
regular meeting of the Yale Corpor
ation today Taft formally accepted
the appointment as Kent professor
of law. He plans coming here early
in April to deliver the spring Iec
tures which will be of an optional
character.
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Provis
ion to pay $71,000 to ten persons in
jured by Mexican bullets fired across
the international line in battles near
El Paso arid Douglas was made in
a bill introduced in the Senate by
Smith of Arizona. The claims have
been recommended by the commis
sion.
LLY PROVISIONS OF
8-HOUR BILL
E
XTEiED
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. The
provisions of the eight-hour law on
government works were extended by
Congress today to employes on river
and harbor improvements.
Journal-Miner High class job work
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. The
time-honored inaugural ball will not
be given this year. In compliance
with President-elect Wilson's wishes
the inaugural committee at a special
meeting today unanimously decided
to eliminate it.
The committee also decided that
a public reception in the capitol, as
suggested by President-elect Wilson
as a substitute for the ball was not
within its jurisdiction as Congress
would have to make an appropria
tion and the necessary arrange'
Iments.
AH
1
HOMESTEADER
IK WORST IN
m
AV Ffl
IS
BY
NEWBILL
Can Acquire 60 Acres
Then Additional 60
Without Residence
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. A bill
to permit homesteaders acquiring
sixty acres of the public land and
take an additional sixty without liv
ing on the property five years as the
law now requires, passed the House.
STRIKERS INDULGE
IN ROUGH TACTICS
Garment Workers Clash Vitk Strike-
, hreakers and Police Gatner In
Over Thirty.
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK, Jan. 20. A few
thousand girls went to work today
in the dress and shirt waist fac
tories but other branches of the gar
ment makers trades strike developed
norc violence than the police had to
contend with since jt began.
Rioting started before daylight
when the strikers learned -strike
breakers would be brought to the
factories as early as three o'clock.
The strikebreakers were attacked as
they came out of the subway sta
tions and men and women were
beaten and trampled upon in the
rough and tumble fights. More than
thirty jftere arrested.
IMMIGRATION BILL
NOT SATISFACTORY
WnnM Permit- Russia ana ttner
Countries to-Stop Their People
From Coming H
Lere.
By Associated Tress.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. Th
fact that the provisions of the Bur
nett-Dillingham immigration bill
might allow Russia or other coun
tries to exercise control over immi
gration to the United States led the
Senate to refuse the conference re
port and the bill was te.rz back
with the Senate's disapproval to he
provision requiring certificates of
character from countries where such
certificates were issued.
The clause was attacked as dang
erous to future American immigra
tion. Hundreds of telegrams of pro
tests were received from Jewish so
cieties and immigration organizat
ions. It was ilaimed Russia by re
fusing to issue certificates could
practically stop immigration to the
United States.
Second Bribery Trial Of
Clarence Darrow Begins
By Associated Press.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20. Five
men were temporarily passed by the
defense, two having been excused
because they admitted preju-lice,
when the first day ended in the sec
ond trial of Clarence S. Darrow for
alleged jury bribery in connection
with the McNamara case, before
Judge W. M. Conley of Madera
County.
The latter ruled in allowing the
challenges that he would not pmit
any men to sit on the jury concern'
ing whose state of mind relative to
the defendant there was any ques
tion.
DYNAMITERS' BOND.
CHICAGO, Jan. 20. Bonds for
the release of W. Bert Brown and
William J. McCain of Kansas City,
convicted as dynamiters, were appro
ved by the federal circuit court here
today. The bond is for $30,000 for
each. They will be released in a
few days.
Subscribe for the Jonrnal-Miner.
Labor Upholds
The Dynamiters
McCarthy Denounces Court That Con
victed Them and Convention Again
Elects Tveitmoe and Clancy.
By Associated Press.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 20 Denun
ciation of the .court and prosecutor
in the Indianapolis dynamite con
spiracy trial and expression of con
fidence of the innocence of the men
convicted and, assurance of indus
trial peace during the construction
of the Panama-Pacific Exposition
at San. Francisco were, features of
the annual address of President P.
H. McCarthy at the opening session
of the twelfth convention of the
State Building Trades Council.
The convention unanimously re
elected Olaf Tveitmoe as secretary
and treasurer and Eugene Clancy as
a member of the executive board.
They telegraphed their action to
the men in Leavenworth prison.
McCarthy declared neither "bit:
business agitators", nor the more
lowly unbalanced Union agitators
who cannot stand peace would be al
lowed to create friction in the build
ing of the exposition, and that capi
tal and labor were united in making
it the greatest ever held.
POSSE LOSES TRACE
OF RENEGADE UTES
By Associated Press.
CORTEZ, . (Colo.), Jan. 20.
Leaving no trace of their where
abouts the band of fifty Utes who
left the reservation Saturday rather
than surrender Big Rabbit to the
tribesmen or civil authorities, have
left their stronghold in the Ute
mountains where yesterday they de
fied jl posse of a hundred deputies.
Citizens of Southwestern Colorado
armed themselves momentarily ex
pecting a desperate outbreak. The
Utes remaining on the reservation
are reported as arming themselves.
Husband's Advice
Is Worth Money
Wife
May Recover Damages :for Loss
Of it, so the Dupreme
Court Decides.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. A hus
band's advice to a wife may possibly
be of such pecuniary value that the
wife may recover damages for loss
of it, according to a decision of the
Supreme Court.
The court also decided that under
the employes liability law relatives
of an employe who lives several
hours or longer after an accident are
entitled to recover damages just a-
if he was killed instantly. Rail
road laywers have sought to estab
lish the doctrine that allowed ait
employe to sue for injuries but al
lowed their relatives to sue only
when the relative was killed instant-
LEAD.
NEW YORK, Jan.
$4.40 to $4.50.
20. Lead
LAST OF REFORM IK TO LEAVE
MEASURES ARE
INTRODUCED
By Associated Press.
TRENTON, Jan. 20. President
elect Wilson reached what he con
siders the climax of his programme
of reforms as Governor of New Jer
sey when seven bills, designed to
put an end to trusts and monopolies
under the laws of New Jersey were
introduced tonight in the legislature.
BAGGAGE
IS MADE A
' FELONY
By Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20. The
house bill making it a federal of
fense to steal freight from express
or baggage trains in transit was fav
orably icported upon by the Sen
ate Committee on judiciary.
mi
TODAY
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, Jan. 20. Following
the approval of bonds, McCain,
Reddin and Brown, convicted at In
dianapolis, will be released tomor
row from Leavenworth prison.
SILVER.
NEW YORK, Jan. 20. Silver
63J. Mexican dollars 49.
THEFT OFFICER KILLED
BY BANDIT
By Associated Press.
CHICAGO, Jan. 20. Detective
Pete Hart was shot and killed by a
supposed automobile bandit after en
tering a flat to arrest a suspect. The
slayer leaped through the window
and escaped just as aid for the de
tective arrived.

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