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WL LXXXVIL, NO. 25. SALT LAKE CITY, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 8, 1913. 18 PAGES FIVE GENTS !
Inese Embassador iting for Return of etary of State Be i Making Represen ts in Regard to the ifornia Anti-Alien d Bill. NSON STILL STANDING PAT on Morning Post sts on Referring the ole Matter to the itration of The ue With Few if Any srvations. UNGTON, May 7. First Secretary Bryan's callers when hcs Washington from Saera )morrov morning probably will mat Ckinda, the Japanese ein . It has been assumed that the ilor has been awaiting this op s' to deliver personally to the f of state a protest from Lis ent on the California Iegisla : it is said the first effort of the Jor will be to get 'from the Bec ame idea of what the adminis propotjcs to' do aftor Governor signs the laud bill, as it is r expected he will do. Before iK this question, however, Mr. nust report and confer with t Wilson regarding his Cali lission, so ho probably will sug t his conference with Viscount )e postponed for a short time. Probable, 'ell understood that tho effect of tie simply to delay the presen f the Japanese protest, unless ' Bryan Is ublc to suggest some f dealing with the present phase uestlon that will make the pro ecesBary. It lias been suggested : might take the form of a pro- negotiate a new treaty to rc e one of 1911. which has been ictory lo both parties. A new grossly disclaiming tho right of of either "couutry to acquire real in the other might meet the ' the case, ana save Japanese removing ground for the charge . filiation. This, it is pointed :i5WUld WOrk hBrflahP "Pon Amerl agjgnlsslonary Interests and some large ssJKef5 concerns which now hold, real fjJPRp'in Japan under the "superflces" modified form of the American flBjjJWj?" rent system. May interPret- ZUFr0 oC tlje legal mJnds of tho admin ..ujJEEO. liaYe com to the, conclusion 2sMt& S Callforni- la-w is contested In the case must rest not upon 1m8r S trcaty which they say the JMk not technically violate, but i?"01"1 Pr,nclP1es of lntcrnatlon ramv. , 3 rtaty BJecIiically describes S.J? rights whlch an alien may en- 9. , ,C0Untr' of Wb residence and B&'Bff 0,1 0f 80106 of theB Interna l'?Wof ,ra tho dIsreard or vlola flit'Kl a ht commm to all civilized 'p y provi so"- fpKv ' $MfiNSON DENIMS WmTACK 0z wilso:n tWSS' Cal" '-Cover-gjWlT" w Johnson requested of the Kl!8 tonlft the privilege of rfJSBttit oomm uPO". in ef- SBSa iS a C6nfer8nc8 th0 Pro CBied St? mit0r8 relat,ve 10 the tt" Wlth ls. Lef. put him d&Sir! dUrlnf? t antl-alien JtSEeL ,U,0r8 hut tho SB C not 0,0 DtatQ wronuwint and ! uflBfcl? Ke" on either Bld0. .-tfnv!&.ng..a.ct wcr Paving politics, present GEORGE W.t GUTHRIE, appointed Embassador to Ja pan by President Wilson. BETS POST HT TINT i Man Who Gained Fame as the Reform RIayor of Pittsburg Is Honored. "WASHINGTON', 2VIay 7. In a four minute executive session tonight tho sen ate referred the nomination of George W. Guthrie, Democratic state chairman of Pennsylvania, and former mayor of Pittsburg, as embassador to Japan, to the foreign relations committee. Chairman Bacon is e:cpocfed to call a meeting of the committee at once to report Mr Guthrie's nomination and It wos T be lieved tonight that "he would bo con firmed in short order, George "W. Guthrie first gained promi nence In the public eye as the "reform" mayor of Pittsburg, to which offico he was elected after one of the most spec tacular political fights in Pennsylvania. In 190G lie defeated Alexander M. Jenkin son, tho "millionaire'' candidate for the mayoralty, and from that time until the end of Ills term In 190D ho kept the poli ticians of Pittsburg in a constant tur moil. The work he did in "cleaning out" the city of Pittshurg made him prominent throughout tho state and na tion. Previous to that period ho had heen engaged in the practice of law and had been a delegate to Democratlo state and national conventions since 1880. As late as March of this year It was re ported that ho was' to receive an appoint ment as embassador to Mexico. Visits Capital. WASHINGTON, May 7. President Wilson wont to tho capltol today for the fourth time and after an hour of con ferences with a score of senators came away wearing a happy smllo at having cleared up to hlB own satisfaction a number of troublesome situations that had arisen over appointments. By the nomination of John Purroy Mitchell to bo collector of tho port of Now York, tho president satisfied Sena tor O'Gorman, as well as anti-Tammany i Democrats here, (Who look upon Mr. Mitchell as an aggrosBlvo opponent of the Tammany organization. The president Btood by Senator Ollie James by appointing Ben Marshall to bo collector of Internal revenue for the Seventh district of Kentucky. A vigor ous contest had been, waged by former Governor Beckham, who Hupportea for tho place Desha Breckenridge of Lexington, a cousin of the assistant secretary of war, Henry C. Brcckeriridgo. The ueloo tion of his choice brought keen satis faction to Senator Jamea. Ho osiers Resuscitated. Senator Kern of Indiana brought the presidents attention again to tho caso of Romuo F. Stewart and John 15. Hol llngaworth. two Indiana Democrats who woro removed from their positiona as postoffloo Inspectors by President Harri son. On Investigation by Postmaster General Burleson it was found that thoy were removed "for political reasons, i and that they wore guilty of no delin quency or misconduct. After the con ference with Senator Kern the president Issued an executive order reinstating both men. Tlie nomination of Gaylord M. Saltz gabor to bo commissioner of pensions ended a long contest, in which petitions i and political proseuro were oxerted from many sides on tho president. Mr. Wilson chatted briefly about tho tariff situation with some of the sena tors and was informed that tho Demo cratic majority was working harmonious ly to put tho bill through. Nominations. The president's visit attracted little at tention. Ho came and went so Incon spicuously that some of tho senators on the floor were unaware that ho was in tho building. Tho president today eont tho following nominations to the senate: Commissioner of pensions, Gaylord M. Snltagaber of Van Wert, O Embassador to Japan, George W authrie of Pennsylvania. Register of the land office at, North Yakima, Wash., Richard Strobach. Postmasters, John McKee, Clay Cen tre, Kan.; Grant Robinson. Lowistown, Mont.; Herman Wise, Astoria, Or. Collector of customs for port of New York. John Purroy Mitchell Collector of Internal revenue for the Seventh Kentucky district, Ben Mar Fourth-class Incumbents Put Into the Classified Service by President Taft Must Run the Gauntlet. BURLESON'S ADVICE, TAKEN BY WILSON Postmaster General Makes a Statement; Rules and Regu lations to Govern New Or der Not Worked Out. WASHINGTON, May 7. All fourth class postmastcrships, except those pajnup less than $180 a year, were thrown open to competitive examina tion by an executive order issued to day by President "Wilson. These po sitions are retained in tho classified service, but about 50,000 incumbents who were "covered" into the classi fied service hy executive orders of previous administrations will havo to meet all comers in competitive exam ination in order to hold their positions with civil service protection. Tn a statement making this order public, Postmaster General Burleson an nounced that it was the purpose of President Wilson and himself to ex tend the classified service to include presidential postmasters of tho second and third classes, probably within a year. This may requiro legislation by corifrress, he said'. His plan, which will be laid before the president soon, will provide for a qualification test for incumbonts and. applicants "in keep ing 'with tho importance of tho of fices. ' ' Order of Taft. Under President Taft's order of Oc tober 15, 1912, fourth-class postmasters wero divided into two classes, class "A" those drawing nioro than $500, and class "B," those drawing less than $500. Competitive examinations' woro pre scribed for future applications for class "A" appointments, whilo the class "B" positions were to bo filled upon recommendation of postofiico inspectors. Today's order leaves only tho offices paying $180 or less to bo filled upon inspectors' reports. Bules and regulations to govern tho administration of the now order will bo worked out and announced by the civil service commission as soon as possible. Burleson's Statement. In his statement tho postmaster gen eral said: I feel that President Taft's order of October 16 last did not so far enough In that It failed to apply a merit sys tem to the entire service It was aimed to cover. It had the effect of placing within the classified service a largo number of postmasters who liavo not been required to demon strate their fitness for such appoint ments. Fundamentally a reform movement has for its purpose the righting of an existing- wrong. There fore, if tho application of tho merit system to tho postal service was needed in order to correct an exist ing evil, thon the scope of the order effecting the change should havo boon broad enough to have corrected as far as possible the condition then exist ing as a result of the former system as well as to accomplish tho doslrod results In tho future. Democrats Responsible. Political considerations in tho paut very" largely have controlled the selec tion of fourth-class postmasters, and under this order Democrats must be held responsible for tho wise and safe administration of the offices. Under the circumstances, the Taft order violated at least tho fundamen tal purpose of tho civil service law, because it placed permanently In of fice, without examination or other teat as to merit or efficiency, a great hordo of persons. If left In this con dition and permitted to operate with out proper examination into Us work ings tho order would malto honest civil service a farco and prove a set back to its proper administration and future progress. My effort is to cor rect the evil and save the merit of the order and duly safeguard civil aorvjee arid efficiency. MIDLAND'S TRAFFIC MANAGER RESIGNS Special to The Tribune. DENVER, aiay 7. Hurry C. Bush, for thirteen yeani traffic manager of tho Colorado Midland, resigned today to ac cept a like position with the Idaho & Washington Northern railway at Spo Itnno, effectU'o June 1. With hla resig nation the office In abolished and the of llcn of general freight agent created, lo which Lou A. Itnfort has been appointed. Minority Leader Mann De mands Reading of Enrolled Measure and Democrats Are Forced to Adjourn. GREAT CROWDS IN PUBLIC GALLERIES The Parliamentary Maneuver Gives Rise to Mutterings of Discontent; Income Tax Section Amended. WASHINGTON, May 7. After all of tho fireworks preparatory to the passage of the Underwood bill in the houso had been set off a Republican parliamcntar' maneuver blocked prog ress 13' the "Democratic majorit' and tho houso was forced to adjourn until tomorrow with the bill still pending. When the valedictory speeches on the bill had been delivered the crowd ed floor and galleries wero provided for liual action, Republican Leader Mann replied to Majority Leador Un derwood's opposition to a roll call on the Republican amendment proposing a tariff commission, by declaring he would demand tho reading of tho "enrolled bill." Tt was impossible for the enrolling clerk to complete the enrollment of tho bill before tomor row aftornoon. and amid the dissatis fied mutterings of the members who had waited through the evening in the expectation of a final vote. Bepre sentativo Underwood mo.y.cil that the house adjourn until 2 o 'cloclc$omor row afternoon whon the vote on the bill will be taken. Income Tax Amended. In tho closing hours of the session the ways and means committee amend ed the income tax section of the bill so as to exempt from its provisions tho citizens of Porto Rico and the Philippines. Amid clamor that at times drowned voices of champions and opponents of the Underwood tariff revision bill, the first Democratic tariff measure in twenty years was rushed toward pas sago in tho house at a lato hour to night. Party leaders primed for the final political thrust of tho tariff debate hurled their defiances across the cham ber on belated amendments, with al ternating currents of applauso rever berating through tho chamber, tho packed galleriea frequently joining in the demonstration. "When the echoes of approving cheers had died away after tho defeat of tho last Republican amendment, whilo tho house was in tho committee of tho whole, Representative Garden of Ten nessee, chairman of tho committoo, turned the gavel over to Speaker Clark. Passage Moved. Majority Leador Undorwood then placed the bill before tho house and moved its passage. Debate on this motion was being hastened as rapidly as posaiblo, with prospect of a roll call about midnight. Before tho voto on tho last amend ment, Minority Loader Mann, Majority Leader Underwood and Speaker Clark woro given rousing ovations. With, an overwhelming Democratic majority on hand to send thj bill on its way to the eonato, tho sessiou to night was marked by an exuberant spirit of triumph on the Democratic side of the center aisle. Evcr' mom ber who could possibly attend was in his place to hear the conclusion of tho debato on tho bill and to cast his vote.. Although several Democrats had an nounced their intontion of voting against tho bill. Majority Leader Uu derwood and his lieutenants had plenty of votes on hand to insure its passage and the dofeat of Ropublican and Progressive efforts to amend. Galleries Crowded. Ah tho efforts of two weeks of politi cal spellbinding and weary offorts to amend the bill that marked its progress through tho house drow to a close tho expectation of a voto drow great throngs to -the gallory of tho house cbumbor. Early in the ovening all seats wore filled and tho crowd had taken possession of tho gallery aisles. After tho gallery doors were closed tho crowds continued to come, and soon scores wero linod up in tho corridors trying in vain for a gltmpso of tho lloor. The gowns and anillinery of! (Continued on Pago Two.) Washington- to Hail Heroine . e$ . cp g .8 Wife of Mew Nevada Senator -J r& S Mrs. Pittmaii Drove Dog Team MRS. KEY PITTMAN, a senator's wife, who came out victorious from a strenuous life in the Arctic wilds. As Miss Gates She Traveled Over -Thousands of Miles of Snow; Met Husband in Dawsoni By International News Service. WASHINGTON. May 7 Mrs. Key Pittman, wife of the new senator from Novatla, will soon join her husband there. The riding clubs are anticipating Mrs. Pittman as a member, as she was celebrated as a lino horsewoman. She will, no doubt, also join - the Daughters of the American Revolu tion, being eligible as a direct - de scendant of General Horatio Gates of revolutionary fame. She is a na tive of California, hoi father, Edgar. 11. Gates, having been an extensive dealer In redwood limber of that state. The family is well known in social and financial circles. She at tended a girls' seminary In Eureka, Cal., and later studied music In San Francisco. Mrs. Pittman bears the distinction - j of being the only woman to enter Washington official life who has trav eled through many thousand mllea of Klondike anows. A few years ago she went to Alaska with her brother, Edgar Gates, who wuh interested In mines near Daw son. They built boats at Llnderman, which were placed on sleds and car rlud down to where the waters open on tho Yukon, and through floating Ice thoy arrived at Dawson. It was here she first met Mr. Pittman and was soon after engaged to him. Later she made the return trip to meet her fiance, at Nome, since ho was actively engaged la legal battles pending at Nome and It was Impos- WIFE TO GET DECREE FOR SAKE OF CHILD By International Nows Service. SAN FRANCISCO, May 7. For the sake of his 10-year-old daughter Char lotte, the Innocent sufferer In the divorce case now being tried before Judge Thomas F. Graham, the father, Captain Henry C. Merrlam, coast artillery corps of tho prosldlo, agreed late tonight to drop his Bult against hl3 wife, Mrs. Bes slo C. Merrlam, alleging Immoral con duct, and to submit to her taking tho decree on tho technical ground of de sertion. Bocause Judgo Graham pointed out to her this afternoon tho futility of her fighting the caso further and because ho showed hor tho wrong that would come to tho child through tho airing of the unsavory details of the caso, Mrs. Mer rlam consontod to the compromise sug gested by the court. slble for him to leave. This mo mentous trip was made with two dog-team drivers over the' icy Yukon in. midwinter.- Mrs. Pittman is of vigorous physique and withstood the hardships of "the cold and country ' with ease. Sunator Pittman In speaking of this said:- "I think women, and espe cially the women of tho Klondike, have . greater powers of endurance than tho men. Up there in the cold . countries many times -when the men were .'played. out' -the women had considerably- the best of them as to energy. "Wo both have seen many deeds of daring there, and perhaps the health . arid . vigor which Mrs. Pitt man enjoys are due to the fact that she spends a great deal of her time out oPdoors. She Is a line companion and has taken a keen Interest In rid ing, driving, llahlng. hunting and motoring with me, though she has also had a literary training, "While not a militant suffragette she believes with me that women should have the ballot. In truth, I included suffrago in all my speeches during the campaign In my state. I think the one fundamental reason of my efforts In behalf of suffrago In our stale was our particular political field. I "Tho suffrage women of our state have been particularly active, and my wife Is heartily In accord with them. She believes In the untiring energy and stability of women when they arc healthy." NEW YORK GANGSTERS SLAY ANOTHER VICTIM NEW YORK, May 7 Gunmon of the East Side killed their fifth man within four days today He was Antonio Sca morlno. formerly of Dayton, O. The as sassin used a shotgun, firing from the shadow of a doorway, and oscaped. The four other recent murders Include that of David . Mlnaor, shot during the rush hour last night by three gangsters on tho WllllaniBburg bridge. Fatal Eevolver Battle. VIENNA, Go,, May 7. Two men were killed and a third was probably fatally wounded in a revolver battle near hero today. Oscar Blow, a farmer, first en gaged P. P. Sangster, a neighbor. In a duel In which Sangstor was killed. Sher iff Bennett, mounted, pursued Blow, who shot the offlcor out of the saddle. The sheriff returned the fire while falling to the ground, killing Blow. Attempt Made to Blow II Up the Great London jl Cathedral Attributed III to the Militant Suffra- l gettes in Retaliation for Action of Parliament. MACHINE PLACED NEAR HIGH ALTAR II Engine of Destruction II Small But Fiendishly 1 1 Powerful; the "Arson 1 1 Squads" Busy in Va- 1 1 rious Places in United 1 1 Kingdom; No Arrests Made So Far. II LONDON, May 7. An attempt to If I wreck the ancient St. Paul's cathedral KRI by a bomb early today is attributed to yH the militant suffragettes. The verger 3H who conducts sightseers through the f;H massive edifice was making his round3 H at about S o'clock this morning when II he heard a ticking sound near the high 6 altar. Upon investigation he found 1; H hidden a hcav;.- parcel done up in g H brown paper. He. immediately placed B it in water and handed it over to the I H police, who found a suffragette nows- B H paper wrapped up with the. bomb. K H Small but fiendishly powerful, is tho g H officers' description of the bomb. When R the machine was taken to pieces it was ft H discovered it was timed to explode at K 'H midnight, but a dcrnugementk of the ft H clockwork retarded the explosion. Ap- H parentlj' only this accident prevented KiH untold damage to the cathedral. A HrJH number of brass screws, nails and coarse HlH metal slugs were found among the con- M Violence Renewed. JH This attempt and the placing of two HH other bombs in other parts of tho city LH this morning mado it appear that the sJH militaut suffragettes had entered anew H on their havoc working campaign fol- H lowing the defeat of the woman suf frfago bill in the Houso of Commons last fH night., Shorty after the discovery at jMH the cathedral tho police found a simi- i H lar bomb like package on the steps of 'H a .newspaper offico on Fleet street, 5 and a thin canister, believed to oon- t H tain explosives, was picked up on tho Ij H steps of a wholesale drug establish-1 H meat near St. Paul's. I I No Arrests Made. 1 1 No arrests wore made-and It is doubt-1 ful if the police have clues to the iden- 1 H tity of the bomb throwers. 5 H The bomb from the cathedral was I H examined at tho Bridewoll police stft- t H tion and later at the home office by H government experts. fill Tho bomb was painted blaok and SH contained two detonators attached to HJH an electric battery. It was 'filled with slugs of a hard, black substance re sembling coal. Thcro is no doubt, the IH police say, that it was placed in. posi, tion by militant suffragettes or per- IH sons in their employ. 1 JtfM The general public ib admitted to IH the choir of St. Paul's between 11 IH o'clock in the morning and 3:30 in kH tho afternoon. Tho cathedral was ijfl closed entirely at 6 o 'cloak last even- VM "ing, and it appears certain that tho f bomb was "deposited before that hour, fjl Tt was found beneath a chair beside IjH the bishop's throne, at the head of tho iH Tho dean conducted evensong near IH the bishop's throne last evening, but neither ho nor the vergor then no- IH ticed tho package or heard tho tick- gH Police Fooled. Plain clothes policemen havo beenon duty in St. Paul 's for several weeks, IH for the express purpose of preventing lH militant suffragette outbreaks, but they S observed nothing wrong last night. fiH Several parts of the cathedral, fH usually oponed lo the public, were closed today. El Suffragette " arson squads" were iH also busy early this morning. ThpyaM burned down a' pavilion on the cricket I field at Bishop's park, Pulham, in tho IH west end of London, and abo set fire B to an unoccupied houso at Finohley, B in tho north of London. Suffragette placards and quantities of chemicals R wero found in tho vicinity of both fires. Il Another notorious fire broke out BH at a timber yard in Lambeth today, IH tho fourth of this kind in London within a few days. It was extin guished before much damage had been tjH done. (