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In lie IIKItM. FtUf cent
ninth or IS centa week rt.Hlvorrd
your wtmri fifty ifnia by mall.
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i Drink Constantly But
eldom Get Drunk Testifies
hairman of Victor-Ameri-in
I DANGEROUS HE SAYS
Competition Amongr Un
ns Can Raise Standard,
jiinion of Prominent Colo
3EAS CORPUS TO
ELEASE MOTHER J0NE3
lication Charges Chase
pith Establishing; Military
dictatorship in the Coal
t .cased Vlr ut Evening HcraM.J
over. Krli. IS. "Saloon seem
u ncccesliy In mining ciunp,'
red John '. is-gnod, chulrmun
. houril nf illmliiri of Ihe Vlc
mcrliun Fuel company In cross
million today ty the house rom-
j e Investigating the I'nlnradn
miners atrlke. ine com opor
wua itucHlloned by 10. I". I.'natl
attorney for the strikers, re
iik I h- (hurc In it recent report
federal grand Jury at I'urblo,
I the mining companlea run aa
I on their properties.
,run nui M-uk for the other
(.in i n, hut we regulate the
i In our cainon." replied Mr. tw
it "They wnn to un a ncccesliy
(lining iMtniHi. In two nf our
s, u un experiment, unnp-
i'U Ihf auliHins Into chilis, with
n roouiK and othpr convent
We also prohibited treating;,
otinil thnt at thoe camp, on an
a, men spent alHut It per
it less pitch fur itrtunr thnn
at other mine. At lledstone
f those two rump. I never
uikcn ninn in five or l year.
iiKh the men were drinking mn
ly." f witness told nf an anarrhlst
n which, ho mid. wa run hy
ics of the mine owner In Agml
.n.n. Hp tald thnt a red flag
a bowlc knife on It floated o.er
1'iiKiliiiin aakrd the wttnes
' political condition in southern
ado. Mr. (cK)d denied any
pledge f political activity hy the
owner II" emphatically ais
il any anion hy himself In In-
in f. Osgood resumed hi t
,y. telling of the effort of his
my to comply with the law.
. witness told nf the Imports
of strikebreakers helm deliiypd
1 1 he Kovcriior'e ordt-ra hkhIiihI
n na In men. Hp natd that the
!'iu.y had hired no men except on
acta hlih ataled pliilnly thiil
! ike wii In effert.
i e HHk.'d Onvernor Ammona." he
I I. -to nine the nil nil eunilne
le imported men and nmke ur
i they und'-ratood the condition
I'ud not l.ren deceived Thin
' done hy order of Oeneri,!
rood then told of the vUlt of
1 Iwrt Htewurt c the. federal de
cent of lahnr, ho dime to
cr In un effort t't aetlle the
r. Rteaart apent practically all
me with the llor men while In
tale." he declared. "Ve' met
once In the covernor'a office,
.fur.d to furnlnh hltn any In
iiion axullHlile. Inn he vuid he
i aunt imy Information that he
iot an liiveailKHtor hut a nicill-
cretnry Wilann. diirln hl vla
re, did not k ii for any In
ulon rcKiirdlnn I lie atrlke."
aa-eiiimlniitlon mil lieitnn liV
'oHtiann. The wllnev admitted
ih cmnpnnlea have dtarmiraiird
ormnllon of union and aecrel
He. He declured that ao fHr
knew hla rompnny ' oheylnK
uw reanrdlna the eliht-hour
A to check Welshmen, he mi Id
i. in puny mi ready to comply
the Nliitute, hut t!.at the niln-
iud not aeleclvil a check welh-
iit any Victor-American mine.
pNlloned ahnrply ahouf rondl
under union rontracla, Mr. ti
declared that K. C fteltla. an
tor In Kremnnl cntinly. alwnej
ntract with lha I'nlted Mine
vera of America at the he:lnnln
e prenenl (trlke.
me lime later Ihere waa a
at hla mine and he had to he
all over again with non-union
ra. It I my hellof that thll
.d atrlke wo culled hy the l ull
I lie Worker Iwvaime Mr. Hell l
omplnlned of the rondition un
vhlch hi mine mil operated af
ie had lned with the union
I'nited Mine Worker tiava
of making an example of any
itor who complain."
ow have the accident In th"
inlnea of Colorado compared
wlth the record In adjacent unlnniged
atntea," anked t ontlgnn.
't'olurailo ha a hnd record on ac
count nf a aerlc nf dual exploalnn
In 1910. Hut accident are not con
fined to non-union inlnea. one of
the wnrat arc I. lent In the history nf
mining wn the fherry mine dlnter
In llllnolM. a unlonlied atate.'
The w linen wn qultticd vlgornn-
ly nliout varlou lljlcra of the
Vlctor-Amprlcan company. II aohl
Ihp company hnd uplclnng thnt th
Pclagun dlRiiater In 1(10 wa In
"If the I'nited Mine Worker were
Incorporated would you rerun nl
the union?" ked
"No, I think not.
do not up
prove thlr purpoae
The nil tie addpd'
My Idea I that mime dny we will
hnve compctlllon among union
which will mine their (tnndarda. In
that event II may hecome ufe to
(ontract with them. I think lh.it
ihla atteniu4ed monopoly of lahor hy
Hie I 'li lied Mine Worker of Aniprl
ca ' dungerou."
"Haven't you practlcnlly a mnnop
oly of the coal Indimtry of thin
talp' anked Mr. ronllgan.
"There l no rmnhinntlnn nmonv
I he operator who have ndvertlaed
ihcmai lve a reprenenllng OS pe'
rent of the coal IlldllKtry." replied
Mr iKood. The w ll nee then wn
liicKtloiicd ahout retail coal price
""How many mine In thl Mate are
"perilled hy union lahnr?"
"Alioul five per cent of the coal In
the state produced hy mine that
have signed with the union."
Mr. iiagood denied nny humility
toward the corporation which hnve
niuncd union contract.
"We are Inning coal nf one
of them." he explained. " don't cure
to mention the niune of thl com
pan been imp the contract with Mm
I'nited Mine Worker prohll-ila al-
to non-union mine.
In renponne to ntic"tlon hy Mr.
inllgall. the ultncn eul'l each com
pany wn expei teil t ay lor ine
machine gun need on ita own prop
rty. Near the cl of the croaa-
Miminalion Mr. I'oallgun prcwied
the wlinea for furMvr tetlmony re
nuiillng hla relation with la Ivor un
"I can't ee thnt the miner nre
my hetter off than th"y were hefure
the I'nited Mine Worker of Amen-
c-i wn organiaed,'- o.h-ii rci . ihkoou
Mr. riagnod wua queatloned regard
ing the declination of the conl opera
tor to enter a conference with ofri
ecrg of the I'nited Mine Worker of
America. i '
"I think we alway have declined
to meet them,' en Id the wttne.
Referring t iha auentlng of Colo.
rado edllora. fingood aald:
"When Mr. Hhnffer naked un to an-
ter the conference, we accepted wllh
the underatundim: that It waa not to
lie a Joint dehnte. When we arriv
ed we found Mr. Mclntmn Ihere. I
reminded Mr. Hhaffcr thnt the run-
liitlon upon which our acceptance
wit haned hnd hcen violated. lie
.alii Mr. Mcl-nnnn wa there
through a mlHiinilerntiinillng "
'Wn Mr. Mcl.ennnn told to lene
"I do not
know nf my own knowl
understood thut he wn
when I uddressed the
edge, tint I
"You were personally
the enactment of the
"No ir. I wa not.
"Was Hei retary Wilon a Invita
tion one aided .' I 'Id he favor the
"I was very favoral.lv Impressed
wllh Mr. Wilson, and did not con-
iilcr him unfriendly. We merel
tl omtht that he did not make nny
pffi rt in tnveslltinte the strike Iron,
Here Mr. t'ostlgan cloaed hi rr
FXnmlniii Ion and llepresentntlve Kv
un iiueutloiied the wllne regarding
hi slock holding In coal companies
Mr. Osgood aald he owned a large
majority of the Victor-American
Fuel company Block. Hp denied
that there wna any Interlinking di
rectorate hetaeen the Victor-American,
the Colorado Fuel and Iron
company and the liocky Mountain
iiiu:H oiUM N liiiM i i immi
to in :i. i:m-: motiikh jhm s
iJenver. Colo., Kelt, 11 Appllcu
I loll for a w rit of haliea corpus to
ecure the relcaiwi nf "Mother" Mary
Jones, who Is held a prisoner hy the
Colorado Nallannl Cliiunl at Trim
dud, waa filed to. lay In the atate su
preme court. The application for
an original writ recites the callltiK
out of the militia hy clovernor K.. M.
Ammnns, alnllng that at the lime the
district court of l-aa Aiilmaa coiinlv
was In session at Trinidad, and thut
none nf the courts has heen olmiruct
ed In the performance of It duties
since oclo lie r tt, 113. gave a ob
structed hy General Chuse."
The application charge Oeneral
Chase with maintain!.-;; a military
dictatorship" In the southern Colo
rado coal fields," notwithstanding
tha rotialltullon nf the atate, which
provides and requires "that the mllt
ila ahull always he In strict subor
dination In th civil authorities."
The supreme court la asked to
lake orlKlnstl Jurisdiction on the
ground that otherwise the elltlon
can not eeciir release from "illegul
COITI'.H hTUIKK IXQI'inY
c.oio to Tin: iiottom
Hancock. Mich., Feb. It. Work
era In the Michigan popper mine
continued to voice their grievance
against tha operator today at the
conareaslonul strike Inquiry.
Testimony wa given by two for
mer employe of the Maaa Mining
company In the effect that they had
Bcrlillon, of Finger
Print Fame Dies
l II laad Wlr in Keening Herald 1
Cans. Feb. 13. -A Mouse. Iter-
tlllon. creator pf the system of
criminal Identification hili
made his mime known throiiKh-
out the world died hcie today.
naed HI a)
llertillon's title wnt "dlrec-
lor of Ihe nnthropnmetrlc de-
pnrtment of the Paris police."
He had been III for ome lime,
suffering from anemia compll-
ruled with other miiluille. Hp
wa operated on In October
Iterlillon wa a distinguished
nnihiopoloKlxt and wu the nil-
thor of many works on elhno-
grapliv, iinthriipomeiry and
iriiniii.il pluioi.-riip)i .
Two Hundred Japanese Arrest
ed as Result of Outbreak
Started as Protest Against
flly IjconciI Wire to Kvcnlng Ilcrnld.)
Toklo, Fe!i. 1 3.- Kci Ions rlols start
ed by cllisens of the Japallpse ctipilit!
as a protest ntfalnst the lemg ot in
reuse of taxation led to the arrest ol
2'in persons In the lower seitiun ol
thp city early today. The dni'ilcr
were quickly suppressed by a col'imn
of Sun policemen, who used their sa
In pursuance of its determination
to stlflle all street demonstrations the
government today ordered Ihe arrest
of a number of editors of opposition
luipera which hnd advoculed Ihe agi
tation. Their newspapers were sup
pressed. Mass meetings have been
called for today and tomorrow to In
sist un the reslwnution of the cabinet
and to protest uimtnat the hurshnvss
used In the suppression of popular
BIG DIPPER RAS
Handle Moving Wrong Way
and Constellation Will Dis
appear, Says Astronomical
Hy I .cased Wire in f:en-.nt flrraltl.
Allium, X. V., Fell. 13. I'rol. l.oii
; I loss, director of I bidlcy observatory
eminent astronomer. In a lecture nt
I tie. atate editcalioii bulliliiiK last
' night, declared thai he Is now fairl
in un eil by recent obm-r' aliona ami
; deilui-tioiis thai stime lori e "of lb.
general nature of an ele tro-iiiauiiel
may be the law governliiH Hie motion
atnt structure of. the star"
i He also asserted that live stars ol
I the t II k IHppcr are traveling hI'Uih
; loselliel. wluls the lu al I IX
Ireine ends are moving In the oppo
isite direction. "So that eventually (In
I configuration will be broken up."
lost their Job because they com
J plained of conditions under w hli h
.they worked and were unable to get
i work in neighboring mines, because
ithcy wire memlx-rs of the union.
The commit tve Imlicuted Ibrnigb
a stutemeiit b Chairman T,i li.r thai
Ihe present Imiiilry would embrucc
un liiM i-l m.il Ion nf the eslcrn I Vdcr
alloti of Miner, the Caliimel and
I In la Mining company ami the Clli
lens' Alliance only In ao tnr ns wa
necessary In ascertain Ihe causes un
derlying the strike.
An offer In submit the Western
J Federation of Miners to a searching
Investigation If an eiiually full In
oulry was made Into the nl fairs of
tnp t u i umct unit itccia .Mining com
inny, was made today al the open
ing of the congressional committee's
Itcprescntntlve Hubert M. Rwllicr
of Ohio, arrived today and aat with
Ihe committee licpresenlntlve llain
tm of Missouri now Is the only ab
sentee. The announcement was
made that the hearings would be
held at the county court house In
Houghton beginning Monday, owln-t
to Ihe limbed rapacity or the hall
ItlTt MIMU H OI'I'H TOHH Al
MINI lt. MY Al.lll i:
lhliiel,oli.. Feb. 13 Prior to
going Into their Secret conference to
day the representatives of the opera
tors and miner of the central com
petltlve bituminous fields expressed
confidence In their ability to strive
at sr. agreement wllh regard to new
wage scale without auspendlng thi
I production nf coal. The olfer of
I Ihe o rstor to arbitrate difference
existing when nn ugreement expires
Was the principal subject under dls
cusslon between tha two side.
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1914.
GOUHSEL FOR THElWAnMR WEATHER
Chief Attorney for Mrs. Bond j
Admits on Stand He Dis-
likes Defendant Because;
Latter Failed to Get Friend
IN $50,000 SUIT
(Hy I.cnseil Wire to Evening Herald.)
Oklahoma City, Fell. 13. -OiUiim-I '
fm Mrs. Minnie Hond, who lr some
-enaior Thomas IV liorr f,,i t.MI.H'Ml
bimages as Ihe result of an nietid
iisb, i ali in a iiNhuiKion hotel, result
their case today. James It. Jacola.
who was cxpci ted to be one of ihe
principal witnesses In Hie case, was
not called. It was announced Dial
Jacobs will be used in rebuttal.
T. I'.. Itoliei tsnn. former Inw pn fi
ner of lioss l.illard, chief of counsel
lor the plaintiff, was recalled lis a wit
ness oila ill Ihe hearing of the
iiim ilatiuiKe suit biouuht by Mrs. Min
nie I:. II. .Ill ugallist l ulled filllte
Senator 'riionuis I'. (lure In the dis-
ii id court here. Itobertson wua be
ing lliestlolled by Ihe altorneia lor
S.-nator Hole when loiiit uiljoui lied
He n '1 in I. -! enmity tonuiil the sen
ator bi'caus.', toe wiIiicns iisseried,
Dure had in uiiiihi il lo use his intlii-
eiu e In liehall of II. A. Itoxers of
Oklahoma, llienl loneil ii a candidate
lor Ihe post of si'i rctnry of the in
terior, hut had fulled to do ao. Itob
ertson was lulled us an eye witness
to indignities which Mrs llond al
leges were oftered her by Hcnaiof
lore in Washisgton last March and
in which her suit Is lumed.
The w itness gave priu lb ally :he
urn,, testimony as Klrby Fllaputrbk,
who preceded him on the witness
sliinil. relation (hat he witnessed the
ib'gl-d alllli k on the woman, which Is
wild lo have occurred III a Washing
Itoberlsoii, Fltxpntriek. Mrs. Itond
iihI j'r. J. II l-.'iii, another witness
for the plaintiff esleiilii, all de
iliireil they weir ill Washington on
political missions to obtain appoint
minis to leibral positions anil nil
laib'il. It is the contention of Sen
ator Hol e's at lot in vh thai the present
suit Is a result ot a political intrigue.
James S. I.ti'olis. loltller I ll'lll'iilal -ic
national coinmlitei.man Iroui the
I ml ut ii Territory, was lo be laklcd
after Hohf rison's cross-exa iniiiat ton
is finished It was In Ja. oln.' loom
that Mrs, 1!., ml alleges that the sen
ator attacked her. Mrs. i.ole a' om-
p. illicit th,. senator lo Ihe louti room
and sat beside him.
Shortly alter Kobertsoti took the
stand to continue his testimony he
was excused temporarily and I'epii
ty Sheriff Fiell wua culled. The
witness tent if i'il that the seiialor
had evaded service of the papcis In
Mrs. Hood's suit and thai to was
tirev ciiicil Iiiiiii seeing the senator hy
a niimbi r of trieiula of Ihe latter w ho
buried the door to f lore's room In 'i
locill'hotcl. Sheriff Itmloll was cull'
d and tcslllied that lie look the pa
pels and Weill to see lime but me',
the game tactics. laite at nUht.
however, he sail"., he cuughl sight nf
the senator in tin hotel unit served
the papers on him.
SUN PA0 CHI SUCCEEDS
Hi? I rased Wlrn tn Evening llerald.l
I'cklug. Feb. 1.1. A preBiileliliiil
mnailale was Issued toil.iy ai.pilng
Ihe resignalion of llsiung list l.lng,
the t'lunese premier, and appointing
Sun I'ao 'hi i, ai ling piciui. t until
a definite nomination Is miuli .
I 'lllir KlIllHl III I'Apliadoll.
Kenvil, X. J., Feb. 13 - Four em
ployes or the Hercules powder work
wer,- killed in an explosion late last
night, which desirojed the puking
house of Ihe plum, where ton of
powder were ready fur shipim ill t
lly I .cased Wire In levelling II raid 1
WashliiKion, F'eb. I.I -The
following sliitcmenl was I filed
ut the White house at J Ii p.
"S.'cretary Tumulty uiniounc-
ed this afternoon Uml. iittiee-
able to the advice of his pbysl-
(lull, Ihe president hud decided
not to ant-mi the New Jersey
reception tonight. The presl-
dent Inslgteil. however, that the
reception he held. The preal-
dent's cold Is aallsfnclorilv re-
tpmiding to treatment, but fr.
I Ira). on brlieveg II Is best that
he renin in In hi room for the
Although 1'realdeni WiUon'a
cold, wua hetter today, he kept
to his room and u rabim i meet-
lug wus cancelled. Mr Wilson
had exkcled. however, lo leave
hia room tonlghl and meet
about 4IIU guest at a special
New Jersey reception
Ifi LOVE WITH
Zero Blanket Still Remains
Over Atlantic States and
jjuje DIE IN NEW YORK
AS RESULT OF STORM
(Ily leased Wire to I'.venliif lli-rnld
Washington, Feb. II- "now nod
n. hi today a ml tonight, ami wanner
tomorrow, was today's prediction from
the weather niiieau.
The Texas storm uilv .iiii'lng on Ihe
east turned mio ruin t"aViv as It ap
proui lied Tennessee, uml even had
cuuseil Ihiimli l' showers on the gulf
soast. Snow ml sleet tell In the
south Atlantic atiites us far north a
the I'lirollnas bill the sen, blanket
remained over the middle Al lam Ic
uml New F.nglutid stales
From the Ohio valley snows were
expected to extend to the New I'nu
land coast and to bring g. petal using
of temperature tomorrow.
MOW VOItK I XI'lJTIXIi
Xew York. Feb. 13. New York to
day was still In the grip of its sec
ond cold wave of Ihe winter with the
temperature using slightly wllh dawn
and predict iona o: an approaihing
snowsloim from Ihe southwest, which
Is hourly expeilcd to envelope thy
MM. ixim: I IV I s l
M OltK Cl.l s
Xew York. Feb. 13. The cold wave
claimed another victim here todiiv.
The ilealh of F.ric Xelson, an aged
tailor, fioxin on the streets. hrmiKhl
the total since the arrival nf the xero
weather Wcdncsduy tiighl to nine.
The municipal lodging houses and
other charitable orgiiiiixut Ions over
(lowed with bn ma ti derelicts and un
fortunates. Frustrations reported hv
the police mc almost continuous.
The lowest dip In t ne mercury tu
ilav wua ul 7 o'cloi k this morning,
when It stood nl 1 below.
All over the city, waler, gas and
other supply and feed pipes burst.
m isi in i.Movr
hVimmiiMi itv in .r7. vim
Hi. I.ouis. Feb. 13. St. Loiiia was
nearly snowbound toduv ns u result
of ii bbxxnrd that stalled bill- i-nr-day
uftcrtiooti unit who h al I a o'i lock
this morning was at the height or lis
fury. Street cars on all routes' were
bbs keil M"St ol the llir.'iitb pas
senger trams arrived about oil time
but onlv to encounter u htocl-'uilp III
the l .-1 ii 1 1 iik I yards. I'.reat iliflli till
was cxperieni cd in getttni: the trains
Into I'liioti staii'iii.
Approval by Britain of Exclu
sion by Colonies Will Pre
, cipitate Terrible War, Say
i Oriental Professor.
i aw Has
REFUSES TO STAND
flly Is'aMil Wire to levelling Herald J
Washington, Feb. 13.- rreilct ion
of "the llelcist revolution the World
ever has known" il the llriiish gov
ernment approves the Hindu in lu
eiou policies of its colonies, wcie
made loiliiv before Ihe house Inillll
grulion committee hy Or Siidhlndra
liose, u protessor of Ihe I'ihwibiIv of
Iowa, during un argument In which
he lonteiiiled that Hindus wire all
Aryan people, entitled to nat ira bita
turn beie. He urged that. If Ihe Hin
dus were to be excluded here u ' gen
tlemen's agreement" be miule b.-ovten
Ihe I tilled Stales ami the I Til ir.li In
dian government to restrict the immi
gration. "A special law excluding the Hin
di's would humiliate us in the cv.s of
the world. II is not necessary
"We are u great class i f Itnlish
siil.J. i Is." said Or. Hose, "uml are
entitled to the rigliu ol such a das.
International coinpn. al lotis may lol
low a u attempt to cxcluile us"
"The t otolites o Ureal Hi ll. no l
excluding Hindus." observed Chair
man I tin mil.
"The central government In F.ng
hind has iml endorsed sin h m turn,"
replied Or. Hose. "If it docs. II will
precipitate the fieici'Bt revolution lh
world has ever known. The people
nf India lire awakening mid if the)
Ule to remain a part of the Itriliih
en. pile something inual he done; some
solution of this problem must be ar
rived ul which is more reasonably
I ban all) il suggested "
Mv llir Almlral for Nat).
Waahliigioii. I'eb. 13 -The bill in
create six vice admirals In the navy
was passed by Ihe senate and tin V
ii w n 1 1 m action by the house. Their
salaries were fixed ul til. anil a )car
and the age of retirement ut CI years
Ae Lud Parts Hair
With Wife's Comb
lHj lawvl Wtro lo E vening nera'il '
Sin 1'ranciniii. Feb. 1.1 Lord
I m i I. b had to part his hair to
day wllh his wlfcs comb. in
Hie wuv to his hotel In i night,
a dren suit case coutulning his
slinvlng uleuslls, brushes and
comb uml other accessories of
the tolb-l mil lout or stolen. He
repotted the loss lo the polli-e
lo.l.iy. I ami lieclcs and Ills wife,
who wa Misa Vivian tl.inlil.
daughter it' Oenrge J Ooubl. Is
loiiilnu Ihe cooniry In a private
.ar He arrived from Hall
Ijike last night and expects to
eo in tan. Angeles in a few davs.
j Ultra Violet Rays
Set Off Torpedoes
Following; Successful Experi
ment. Revolutionizing War.
fare, Secret Is Sold to Ital
lily I .cased Wire, lo Fvenlng Ilfrald.)
Florence, Italy, Feb. 13 A auc-
essfiil experiment of exploding tor
pedocH from a long distance by means
of the ultra-violet rays discovered hy
fluilclo I'llvl, was carried out here to
day. Hignor flivi has handed over
his secret to the Italian government.
Although today' experiment was
secret, ii became known that Admiral
I'lelro Fornarl hud placed In the
Itlver Altl'i two torpedoes charged
with the smokelcsa gunpowder and
two others with black gunpowder.
The ii It rn-v Intel ray apparatus was
pi. bi ed on the tower of the I'uluasn
I'apponi. two miles away. When Ihe
signal was given the apparatus was
put into iiperal I'm and In less than
three minutes all four torpedoes ex
ploded. INTERSTATE TRADE
'Clayton Measure Believed Un
constitutional and New One
Is Likely to Be Drawn.
(fly licaucd Wire to JCrenliif flerald.)
Washington. Feb. 13. While Pres
ident I'hurles Van Hlse ,,! the I'lilver
sllv of WIbioiisiii win. lesti'ying today
bctore ihe bolide commerce commit
tee. Itepl I B. llt.it l e Stev ens of Mln-
ncsoliu ranking Kepulilban of the
comilllllec. ilei I'Ted Ihe a il llllllisl I'd
Hon I'liiyton bill for an Inieisiate
trade commission was unconstitution
al in many respects. Xo member of
ihe (iimmlllec defended l lie bill,
which was framed bv I 'hatrtiiun t'lay.
Ion and oilers alter lonferein fs with
I'residcni W ilson. The iIIbcuhsIoii
which followeil bc. ine, I lo inilii iitr
that a new bill might be drawn.
It Van Hise urged that a commis
sion be empowered to investigate the
aflaira of any concern so large us to
have ussiiiii"d a public interest or
likely to fo-opcruip with other tlrma
in rjintrollltig Ihe malkel. He con
tended thai under present conditions
the couniry wua us helpless before
grcul iiuI'ibIi nil corporallons us It was
before railroads and food inunuluctiir
era camp under nmtrol of Hie inter
state commerce coiumissioii and a
pure food body.
"The problem lo be met Is fair ill
trlbiilion of profits between slock-
holdera uml wage earners t'o-opera-Hon
is all right wlihln limits but we
must have u commission o watch
over II. 1 Saul I'iibIiIiiiI Van Hlse.
Henry II. Tow ne of Xew York
urged the Judiciary committee to
combine the trade comiulssiou project
Willi oilier trust and commerce pro
posals lnt,i on,, meusiir to tarry out
Ihe legislatlvp program
I IVi: srKWTOIts XMFI Tt
l VITMi Tr: I.. V
Washington. Feb. 1.1. Five seiiu
tors were named in a special resolu
tion ludav to co-operate with the m
telMl ile viullinel' e i oiiimls:ipin to itl
vesi.ig.ile alt'llis of ihe Louisville
NiiBbville railroad and get informa
tion the l.'lilroild refused lo give fed
The conmi.Bion had reported Vice
I'resilenl Mapother of Ihe Louisville
Hi XubIiviII,. was defying its ugents.
withdrawing Imporiaiit information
from flics and threatening to destroy
Wllh u bi-mils committee authorized
In punlclpalp in the inipurv. sin h nf
lion conl. I b,. held contemptuous The
committee might uls.i eiiiplov special
i nulls, I to unl in Its imitiirv.
lill- Ml. ll Hill hllbll.
foluinbiii. K. ', Feb 13.- The un
li -alien bill directed against ow m-r-iblp
of land by Asiiitics. waa killed
ill ihe Benate l"il. ic at the re'ilicst of
Us au'hi.r. following Ihe failure of
a similar bill lo puna the lower house
laie lust night.
Mil.. S. lt. Sri.
Oil LIFE OE
United States Naval Lieuten
ant Shot in Hip by Unknown
Mexican Gunman in City
of Vera Cruz.
Further Particulars Revealed
of Bold Plot by Federals to
Take Horses Across the Bor
Ily laniacd Wire lo Evening II era 14. )
Vera frti. Feb. It The attempted
assassination of Lieut. Arthur U.
I'ook. flag lieutenant In near Admiral
Mayo of the I'.H. battleship TonnecM-'
cut, which, alnca Ita occurrence? on
Wednesday night, haa been kept aa
secret ns possible, became, generally
known In tha American colony today
and caused excitement.
Lieut. I'ook waa tha recipient of
many congratulation on hla escape
from death. The bullet struck him
In the left hip. The pollc are atill
searching for the assailant. It la aald
they have a clew In hi Identity.
A party or Mrltish hlucj.ickcls land
ed two niuchln, mu from tha llrii
ish flagship Suffolk lute last night anil
placed them on board a car of he
Mexican railway roiiuigned to Mm
Hrlllsh legation In Mexico l ily. With
ihe guns was sent a great quantity of
It la assumed here that the gun
and ammunition lire Intended for the
defenso of the llriiish legation In case
of an uprising In the federal capllul.
Ml ItmiltT ti MIOOTIMJ
F A M K.ltltWN I.IK.I'TKX AMT
Washington. Feb. 1J. Xeiiher Itenr.
Admiral Fletcher nor utiy uf lha
llplomuilc or consular officer In
Mexico reported today on the anient
nig of Lieut. Arthur II. I'ook In Vera.
I'tu laat night. Secretary Hryun aalt
he 'lud made nn inquiry.
Mr. Hryan aald hia department had
nn knowledge nf lh repurled Inten
tion ol Hrlllsh officials in Mexico flly
lo seek permission from London to
land a force of marines from tha
cruiser Kssex to handle the machine
guns recently moved to tha Hrlllsh le
gation In Mexico t'lty.
I KHFIt Al. I'Myr CMHI PK.lt
F.I l'uo. Texas, Fi.-b. It. Further
details of the plot hy which a de
tachment of federal, or federal ir
regulars, recruited In F.I Huso, crossed
Inm Mexico with their arms Wedne.
ilay night, were learned by Hubert T.
Xetll, I'nited Slates district attorney
Juan llodriguex. who waa In charge
of the horses nl Ysletu, Bald that ha
was hired by "a man" who wild H"d
rlgtiex vaa to let none of the horeeg
leave the corral except on order ot the
Mexcn consul, or In the case nf one
Ffanio Modesto, who might lake nut
the unimiil ag he wished.
llodriguex auld that the twenty
seven horses taken Wednesday night
were removed hy Modesto, who waa
ussisted by three men. (if Ihe five
other Mexicans rounded up hy lha
American troops, none knew Kodrl
gnex. F.raslmn Murgn, one of tha
men, aald he hud been hired by Fran
cisco Alderete to watch the puturt.
Thl ranch "hand" wa garbed III
leather legging and in garment aiich
aa were worn by the Onmii federal
irregular at Ihe buttle of ojlnuau.
Inveaiigtitlon of the ownership of
the horses progressed today. It waa
burned thut they were part of lot
purchased from the Mexican consul
at njlniigii by a ranch ahow. Th
''utile Itulser' association held up
the deul with a claim that some of
the uiilmuls had been stolen from the
Terrains rumh In Mexico by the fed
eral soldiers, but this claim wua with
drawn later and the outfit shipped
to Kl I'a si i and pliicil in Aldereta'a
corral at Ysletu. Alderete said thut
the pasture wu rented from bun. He
declined in divulge lo reporter thl
name of Ihe imin
M F.sl It KM TtKKN Ktllt
I'ltOTrHTlOX IIK (.KltMWS
Herhn. Feb. II. The Mexuun situ
ation came up for discussion today
in the imperial parliament. Ir. Al
fred Zimmerman, under-aecretury of
Btuie for foreign ufTulrs, answered an
interpellation hy two nf the national
liberal lenders us to "whether I'lovl
sionul I'residcni Hiurts hs mud
representations to tiermuny In regard
to thp raising of the embargo no arm
Ii) the Flitted Slat."'
I'r. Zimmerman auld the In lied
Stutea government, when It Informed
ilermutiy of the raising nf the embar
go, had expressed the conviction Hist
nolioily oiiliule of Mexico could en
force a settlement of thut country'
difllcliltlca. The restoration of Mex
ico, he said, could be hoped for only
if Ihe Mexican names were allowed to
fight out their iiuarieta without Inter
fetence. and Hie linsing of the em
bargo mi relv gave American rltixena
(he samp right uf selling anna a wa
enjoyed by other nations. The under
secretary Inloi nn d ihe house thut
ineasuiea had been taken to protect
uctmiins in Mexico and declured that
M'lkii would be held fully rcsponii
ble for ull their property loeara.