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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN
AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL . TWENTY-FOURTH YEA It 14 PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 9, 1914 14 PAGES VOL. XXIV. NO. REFUGEES ARRIVING AND CARE PUZZLES STATE DEPARTMENT Over Eight Hundred Span iards, Driven Out of Tor- 1 reon, Reach El Paso and Officials Have a Hard Problem to Solve TAMPICO NEXT BATTLE-GROUND Understood Villa Will Soon Move on the Gulf Port . nnrl TTinirli Prl nf fMtiymts Already Are Preparing to Leave t ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH 1 AVASHINGTON, April 8. Official interest in the Mexican situation was divided today between the grave problem presented by the arrival o;' . u ., f , 800 Spanish exiles at El Paso, and the outcome of the struggle between. the constitutionalists and federals for ! supremacy in the important gulf port of Tampico. Strategists expect the battle of Tampico to be the next ; ilniau'A atfiicra-ln ct tho rVfl 11 1 inn i ID Umi.nl inalnha. nnlifioil t Vl O ... , , tribes, has seen much active service, navy department that refugees are .,,,.. ... ..... , m Zach L. Cobb, collector of customs, a going aboard the warships in Tarn-, ' . '. ... .. . , . ... .' close personal friend of the general, in pico harbor, the rebels holding two; ....... ,,. , j . .u suburbs, sharp fighting and no ap. a tr.bute to the soldier, referred to the parent advantage to either side. The ' sl campaign which the then Ma United States ha three battleships Sc"u ma(,e aKainst the Moros in and three cruisers there. The state 9 '4- department is reticent in discussing! As tne t0Ty "ent on. pver' eye in .v.,. it,,io- aA .uo nn,.iinn nf ' 1 he house whs turned on the hands of the Spaniards. Now that the Tor reon refugees are on American soil, steps must be taken to care for them. The war department probably will be called on to direct measures for,"' l,,e w sn,J aa y me the care of the 800 international vis- j tribesmen. Poison got into the wound llors at El Paso, although at the and lle major's hands swelled. Al state department it is said that phase I 'hough suffering such agony that he of the question has not yet been i co,lld not 'ouh his brrdle. the Amerl censidered. It is pointed out that if,can continued the campaign with a the constitutionalists refuse to al- ld'er leading his horse. He defeated low the exiles to return, the immi- j tne Moros, then with his horse still led. Eration authorities are sure to meet ! returned to the hospital camp where with perplexity in dealing with such 1 he was given adequate attention. as are classified as 'undesirable. are classified as and it has been suggested that ne gotiations might be entered into with Spain, to look after unfortun ates in another country. The gravity of the situation will be increased if the constitutionalists carry out their threat to drive the Principles of the revolution. General Spaniards out of all the territory , yfl,a Is perfectly Justified in his ac they conquer. Concerning the refu- j ,ion ln driving out these obnoxious gees, the slate department issued a Persons, and his act is in accordance statement saying the government de- with our laws,, as article 33 of the partments are facilitating their en-1 constitution says that all pernicious trance. Many of them are said to be in need, and some are almost des titute. Officials are non-committal, wheth- r further representations regarding the Spaniards will be made to Gen- , cral Villa as a result of his failure to acquiesce with the desires of the United States. While officials agree i that in the international law these Spaniards have the right to seek an asylum on American soil, the problem . of their ultimate disposition is likely to bring up many questions. Rebels have burned the oil tanks ot the Pierce Refinery, according to ! Admiral Chester. The government warehouse was destroyed by fire and also fifty loaded freight cars. The battleship Utah has been ordered from Vera Cruz to Tampico, and the Minnesota and Connecticut already are there. Great Britain. Germany and Spain have cruisers there. Carranza Makes Statement JUAREZ, April 8. General Carran za tonight cave a statement dealing with the subject of the expulsion of, foreigners, Justifying Villa's action, i stating that Spanish property mus" not be confiscated. A similar state- ment on the subject of confiscation was given out by Isidor Fabela, Carranza's minister of foreign rela tions. Carranza stated the Spaniards have been deported because of their activ ities in aiding Huerta, and that ex pulsion was a favor to them as their presence inflamed the soldiers, and might lead to bodily harm to them. Carranza's statement is as follows: "The Spaniards have been deported from Mexico on account of their active participation in the movement in favor of Huerta. This exportation of the Spaniards has been done as a favor to them in order to save them from troubles of a serious na tiire. Their presence in Mexico tend- Bread And Sausage For "Artny," Then Move on Order ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH GRAND JUNCTION. Colo., April 8. One hundred and forty-four mem bers of "General" Kelly's late "army" jumped off a train this morning, held a convention and delivered an ulti matum to Sheriff Charles Schrader, demanding that they be fed and al lowed to stay. The sheriff, backed by Chief of Police Charles Wallis, Mayor C. E. Cherrington, railroad detectives and 75 citizens, told them to hop back on the cars and receive rations or stay, here and starve. After a parley they entered the cars, received one hundred loaves of bread and fifty pounds of bologna sausage, and departed for Glenwood Springs, the next stop, l AUTO CRASH IS FATAL TO ONE I STOCKTON, April 8. Mrs. AY. A. Sneed of Kansas City, was killed, her husband bruised and Mrs. W. B. Blakeiy, also of Kansas I City, was injured when their auto j ! turned turtle. In passing the state i j farm. Sneed steered to the edge of j the pavement to permit a heavy j team to pass and lost control. niMJArnl Qrnif Tq jtnTUi OLUll lb Honor Guest At El Paso Canquet ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH EL PASO, April 8. A banquet with 01 ' by citizens of El Paso to General Hugh 3 L. Scott, commander at Fort Bliss, who leaves on Saturday for Washington to assume his new duties as assistant cnief ot staf of tne armr. Ceneral Scott, one of the greatest authorities in the country on Indian the guest of the evening, who quickly slid them beneath the table. Early in that campaign, Cobb related, two fingers of one hand and the fingers ed to inflame our soldiers. In the case of Mexicans who assisted Huertaistas the penalty is death. "So far as Spanish property is concerned it will not be molested, as to do so would be contrary to the foreigners should be deported from me country, because we required ab solute neutrality of foreigners in the affairs of the country. Later, after an investigation, if it is found that anv of these Spaniards have never meddled in political affairs, they De allowed to return to Mexico. "II is known all over the republic that the Spaniards have taken an active part in the politics of Mexico. They conspired in the overthrow of Madero and after that they held a rublic manifestation and a banquet at Vera Cruz in celebration of the event. Hundreds of them have come uui openiy and taken part with Huerta, One of the principal ones who might be named is General Rin-con-Gallarde, commander of the Ru rales, who is a Spanish subject and retains his title of Marquis." Villa took over the four nrincinal banks in Torreon, according to a report he telegraphed with the re quest that it be given to the press of the United States. His prize, did not include money and negotiable oles- nowever, as the bankers took tho Precaution of shipping these out when Velasco evacuated. General Guiterrez and General Na- tera- who have been here for aeveral uays conierring with General Carran za, left for Chihuahua today. In that city they will exchange Ideas and Plans with Manuel Chao. the mili tary governor, and then rejoin their commands. While it is reported that "t.v omempiate an Immediate cam paign against the important ,city of Zaeatecas, 200 miles south of Torre on, the next Important city south, it is generally considered rather early to state definitely just what direc tion the next campaign will take. There are federal garrisons at Mon terey and Saltillo, and according to reports. General Refugio Velasco, who evacuated Torreon with 5,000 or fContlnued on Page Five.) The men are riding in four box tars contributed by the railroad. ! Enter Pleas of Guihv I LOS ANGELES, April 8 Sixty-one members of the "army of the unem ployed," driven last week from the river bed. ' withdrew their nlmi not guilty in police court, and asked for immediate sentence. On ai agreement to seek employment a ;once, they were given suspended sen .tences of thirtv dav in tail, it is ' said a local minister has found em ployment for all. ! Their action followed the convic ! tion of Frank Kelly, their captain who was the first to be tried, BOGOTA TREATY E Representative Newspapers Declare Agreement Gives $25,000,000 Indemnity and Certain Panama Canal Privileges for Colombia AVASHINGTON IS ALSO GRATIFIED Administration Officials Do Not Conceal Satisfaction at Prospect of Finally Healing 'Wide 1 reach With Colombia BOGOTA, April 8 Rcpresenta- j tives of the newspupeis declare J that the treaty with the United States contains the following pro- I visions: Restoration of friendly ' I relations between United States ) and Colombia: an indemnity of j $25,000,000 to be paid to Colom- j bia six months after the treaty is ratified; certain privileges for ! Colombia by way of the Panama ) canal; the United States to lend its good offices for settlement of ( "the pending questions between j I Colombia and Panama. .5. WASHINGTON', April 8 Undis guised gratification is felt by admin istration officials at the prospect of healing the breach between the United States and Colombia through treaty signed at Bogota. If the convention is ratified by the senates of both countries as the officials con- fidentally expect, it will close ami cably the bitter controversy brought bout by the secession of Panama in 1903, granting to the United States the canal zone. Colombia is granted the right to ship coal, salt and petroleum from her Atlantic to her Pacific ports, either through the canal or across the Panama railroad, without charge other than the cost of the freight, no duty being assessed. These. ar- ticles are not produced along the Pacific slope, and as there is no easy communication overland through Colombia because of the high Andes. The third article of the treat- fixes the boundary between Colombia and Panama and restores to the former the strip of land that has been claimed by Panama. Should Be Commiserated WASHINGTON, April 8. "I think the president deserves to be com miserated for taking on himself this terrible responsibility of prescribing tolls for American vessels," declared Senator Works of California, in dis cussing the Panama tolls repeal. "If we are to make this sacrifice and surrender our rights and our sovereignty over the canal, the president alone will be responsible. Without him the repeal would never be passed by congress." Works declared to impose tolls upon coastwise snipping passing through the Panama canal will be a violation of the constitution. Senate Doesn't Confirm WASHINGTON. April 8. Presi dent Wilson's nomination of James C. McNsllv of Pennsylvania to become consul at Nuremberg, Bavaria, was refused confirmation by the senate. !S to 24. McNally was formerly in the consular service in China, sev eral years ago, and charges were made against him in connection with a real estate deal promoted by an. American. The case was twice in vestigated by the state department, but Senator Williams objected on the ground that these inquiries had not served to clear him entiry. Debate Over Reserve Cities WASHINGTON. April 8 A hot riehnto over the selection of the twelve regional reserve cities for the new federal banking system marked he sessions of both houses of con gress today. The argument in the senate, which centered upon choice of Dallas and Atlanta over New Or leans, was followed by the introduc tion of a resolution by Hitchcock calling upon the organization com mittee for its data and reasons upon which the fixing of the reserve dis tricts was based. An objection by Swanson forced the consideration of the resolution over until tomorrow, In the house,' the advantages of Rich mond, Baltimore, Atlanta and New Orleans were discussed. Rate Increase Debate WASHINGTON. April 8. Taking testimony by the Interstate Commerce Commission on the application of eastern railroads for a five per cent increase of freight rates was con cluded so far as the present phase of the proceeding is concerned. The arguments upon the question as to the need of the carriers for more income been set for April 27, and the commission expects the briefs to be in the hands by that time.' If the commission should hold the added in come tiot necessary, the case will ter minate automatically. Revenues Exceed Estimates WASHINGTON, April 8, Figures WILL SHE WOULD SETTLE THE TROUBLE MIGHTY QUICK. By John T. McCutcheon. Hi GLYNN HEARS ' --Z.. D tMW LAST PLEA TO With Tears in His Eyes, Governor of New York Says He Must Decide on Side of Justice and Not Upon Sentiment (associated press dispatch ALBANY, April 8. Governor Glynn declined to grant the request of five Jewish clergymen that he interfere with ttie execution of the four New York. gunmen, convicted of the mur der of Herman Rosenthal. They must die on Monday. The plea was based on the possi bility of new evidence developing in the second trial of former Police Lieutenant Becker. It so completely unnerved the executive that he had to retire to his private office for a time before he could continue his duties. "That was the most difficult ex perience in my life," he said. "It was originally planned that the mother, a brother and sister of "Whitey Lewis" Seidenshner and the sister and mother of "Dago Frank" Cireficl should accompany the clergy men, and piead for eexcutive inter ference. The clergymen are all officers or members of the Union of Orthodox Jewish . Congregations of America. Each was permitted to make his plea The governor, meanwhile, stood ner vously twitching his watch chain. His face was drawn and white, his lips quivered and tears were in his eyes. At times he interrupted the speak ers to say that the evidence before him would not warrant a change of his decision not to grant the prison ers', plea for executive clemncy. "If it was my heart alone that was considering this case." he said, "you know what I would do. I have spent many sleepless nights because I re alize that I alone stand between the boys and death. But I have made up my mind. It was a choice be tween the boys and death. But I have made up my mind. It was a choice between sentiment and justice and I had to side with justice. I would have given every cent I pos sess not to have had to pass upon this case finally." made public by the treasury depart ment show the revenues' from the customs during the fiscal year end ing June 30, almost certainly will meet, if not probably exceed the esti mates made when congress passed the new tariff law. It is estimated the receipts for the year, including the three months under the old schedules, to be two hundred and seventy millions, 1 OopTrtgbt: 1914: By John T. ' I VE HM; ENOUGH of This nonsense. NOW, GET IOWA PROGRESSIVES HAVE CANDIDATES I DES MOINES. April 8. Pro- j gressive leaders of Iowa succeeded in bringing out candidates for I practically every state office and j I for a number of congressional and I county places at the state confer- ! ence. George White, "of Nevada, is I the nominee for governor. The 1 naming of a date and meeting place j ! for the state convention was left j I in the hands of a committee. 1 Thieves Syndicate Seems Unearthed By Portland Cops ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHl PORTLAND, Ore., April 8. With merchandise appraised at upwards of $5000 recovered, seven young women under arrest, another held as a ma terial witness, and several under sur veillance, the police and district at torney announced the investigation of an alleged thieves' syndicate among women store clerks indicate still further ramifications and that further arrests are probable tomor row. Among the goods recovered from the prisoners' apartments and iden tified by persons connected- with va rious stores as stolen property are women's apparel, silverware, china and fancy goods of ail kinds. The statements of fifteen women were taken by Deputy District Attor ney Robinson. Some of them, he de clared, indicated co-operation among women employed in various stores ln the exchange and disposal of goods. One jeweler said that 120,000 worth of jewels and silverware had disap peared from his store. j o I UNDERWOOD WINS EASILY Latest Returns Indicate He Has Beaten Hobson by 30,000 t ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH BIRMINGHAM, April 8. Latest re turns indicated that Oscar Cnderwood's majority over Congressman Richmond Hobson for the nomination of United States senator probably will reach 30, 000. B. B. Comer has a decided lead over Charles Henderson, with whom he will contest for the nomination of governor next month. Frank S. White won the short term in the United States senate. o TO RELEASE MOTHER JONES ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHl DENVER, April 8. The supreme court issued a writ of habeas corpus for the release of "Mother" Mary Jones, now held as a military prisoner in the coal strike zone at Walsenburg. It is returnable in ten days. The action is the result of a petition by tttorney for the striking coal miners. CARTER HARRISON COMING ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHl CHICAGO, April 8. Mayor Carter H. Harrison left tonight on a two weeks trip to Arizona and the southwest. He was accompanied by his son. Carter Harrison, Jr. Sk Y to your BACK BARRACKS. CURTAIL SOUTH AMERICAN Unless Department of Jus tice Agents Receive New Evidence of Alleged Con trol There Will Be No Prosecutions Tassociated press dispatch WASHINGTON, April 8. Unless the department of justice agents re ceive new evidence in connection with the alleged control by the so called American beef trust of beef imported into the United States from the Argentine Republic, it is not probable the action will be taken under the Sherman anti-trust act against the packers to curtail South America activities. Investigation of contracts Ameri can packers have for refrigerating space in steamships plying between Argentine and the United States, it was said tonight, however, failed to show anything unusual or in contra vention of the anti-trust act. So far as the department agents discovered, American packers exercised only the ordinary business caution in making contracts for refrigerating space in steamships and have not laid them selves liable to prosecution. It was first idea of the department that the American companies had monopolized the steamship refrigerating space and that an anti-trust suit could be hinged upon this. It seems unlikely that the depart ment would find any grounds for at tacking the packers on the score of their interest in Argentine beef, al though the investigation is not com plete. Recent reports to the depart ment of justice showed that about nine million pounds of beef are im ported monthly from Argentine, a small part of which is British-owned. According to these reports, there are nine slaughtering and refrigerat ing establishments in Argentine, of which the Chicago packers control Dynamite Misses Fire, Then Lets Go Killing Seven ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH THE DALLES. Ore., April 8. Sev en men were killed outright, one is dying, and a half dozen others were injured on the Dalles-Calilo govern ment canal works near Big Eddy, when a heavy charge of dynamite that had missed fire was struck by a steam shovel. Engineer Kyler, who was working the shovel that struck the dynamite, was blown into the cogs of his machinery and ground to death. It was thought at first that only three were killed, but soon after it EMPTIES PISTOL llltl SLEEPING WHIG FOE Tall Texan Kelies on Un written Law as Defense for Shooting Tap Booth Near Tempe in Early Morning Hours FOLLOWED ENEMY THOUSAND MILES Coolly Conies to Town and Voluntary Surrenders to Sheriff's Officers, Admit ting Killing, Saying De ceased Wrecked Home Offering the unwritten law as his only reason for deliberately shooting to death Tap Booth, near Tempe yes terday morning. Dr. L. E. Wiggins, age 3 1, physician of Joaquin. Texas. is in the county jail prepared to carry his case before a jury in the hope of winning his freedom. Asked whether he believed a hus band had the right to take the life of the man who had destroyed the sanctity of his home. Dr. Wiggins, a tall man of good appearance, smiled through the bars of the county jail last night. "Well, I dunno," he replied. "Guess the people hereabouts can Infer that much." Dr. Wiggins declared that Booth broke up his home last October and then fled to Arizona. "I had a young wife and a 4-year-old boy," said the physician. "I am separated from my wife now and the boy is with her. Practice? No I haven't practised my profession since this trouble started." The killing of Tap Booth, foreman on a sugar beet ranch near Tempe, occurred at 5:10 o'clock yesterday morning. Booth, lying in his tent, asleep, was shot five times. It Is believed the first shot proved fatal, yet after the victim had dropped from the bed to the floor on the side farthest from his slayer. Dr. Wig gins leaned over and fired three more bullets into the body. Employes of the camp, aroused from their sleep by the sound of re volver shots, hastened towards Booth's tent. They found a calm and unruffled man 1 standing about ten paces from the tent. He was re loading his revolver. "I got the man I wanted," said Dr. Wiggins. "The rest of you fellows needn't be afraid of anything." Dr. Wiggins went back to the horse and rig with which he had driven from Phoenix. While officers were hasten ing to Tempe he drove back to the office of Sheriff Adams, laid his re volver on the table and asked to be placed under arrest after telling what he had done. Dr. Wiggins came to Phoenix about ten days ago. He rented a rig Tues day evening and left for Tempe. He was seen about the city late in tlie evening. When he went to the camp in the morning, he inquired of Booth's tent mate as to where his intended victim was sleeping. After entering the tent, he lit a match to make sure that he had found his man. Three times the physician call ed Booth's name, but the man was fast asleep and did not answer. After calling the third time, Dr. Wiggins began to fire. Booth and Wiggins were born In Timpson, Texas, and were at one time friends. Booth was the son of a former sheriff of Shelby County. Texas. Wiggins has practiced medlcjne in Texas five years. He is a member of the Odd Fellows. He graduated from the Memphis Hospital College in, 1907. Immediately after the shooting, the body was removed to the Carr un dertaking parlors where It was viewed by the coroner's jury at ten o'clock. The jury found that death Continued on Page Six.) five. The department, however. would not be apt to disturb this ownership. The anti-trust act could not reach the ownership of packing plants in another country, although it could prevent a combination to monopolize the space on carriers engaged in foreign commerce. was discovered that four more were buried beneath tons of rock. Work men Immediately began digging for the bodies. Employes were considerably arous ed over the accident; for some time, it is said they have been complain ing about "missed holes," contending that the engineer In charge of the blasting was trying to fire too many holes for the number of batteries used, and that he carelessly failed to test the batteries, with the result that dangerous charges are left un protected in the way of workers.