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THE AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL TWEXTY-FOURTH YEAR 2G PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SUNDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1914 26 PAGES vol. xxrvr. NO. 33G MOST SUCCESSFUL GET TOGETHER OF ARIZONA ELKS COMES TO CLOSE Rides Over Valley With Luncheon at Country Club Fill Early Part of Bay Places of Interest All Visited VISITORS FILL TOWN WITH PLEASURE Ladies' Reception at Adams, Theater Party and Dance Close Festivities Tucson Lodge- Adds Fun to Pro gram All Are Happy The third annual re-union of the Arizona Elks is a tiling of the past now. It closed yesterday in a blaze of glory. The visiting Elks took the, town in their own hands ac cording to till' invitation ami in structions of thr-ir host ami pro ceeliil pi enjoy themselves to the full all during the day. It started early In the morning and continued late in the night. The Elks from all over said tiie re-union was the best ever. It must have heen if tley said so. Early in the d;ty more than forty automobiles were loaded up with vis itors and their ladies and taken out all over rile valley for a drive and sightseeing. The ostrich farm was visited, C.ranile Reef dam. and all the notable places around the valley. They picke 1 orange blossoms iVom the proves and ended at tile Country Club for luncheon. Some continued to town and had bnich at the Elks' Club. Ill the late afternoon Tucson took charge and with a marching corps headed by two drums and with fifty or w following; with tin pans and whistles and horns. Home howl with trie. At night tile ladii literally at their enjoyed mailt antics. a re am! a after-hoen;-; cepiion at the A'iams Hotel theater party at the Empress "ivard as the guests of the I ladies and a raif ilic.ee " Ph cab:ir i features was -r " l'oilo.i iic; ": J;:ivs .ilui cimunu d to . have a j.oo.' time until after the dance ended lieu. K. M. Dickenii.m arrived in time t take in the later features. He was frrected by crowds of his fellow "Kills' as he walked into lhe Adams Hotel with Mrs. liiekerni.in on bis arm. Many of the visitors hi can leaving; last evening and more went out on the morning train. By tonight the city will know them no more until the next re-union is held in this city. It was the most successful and larg est attended meeting yet held and all were full of praise for Phoenix and the way the event was handled. o COFFEY OUTFIGHTS KENNEDY I ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH NEW YORK. April IS. Jim Cof fey, "the Dublin giant." outfought Tom Kennedy, of New York, in ten rounds. i J Honored Among His Fellows I -ist night in the lobby of the Hotel on the face. A monogram and a Adams. Joe V. Prochaska, who for the short statement complete the decora- past year has guided the destinies ofjtions. the State lteunion Association of the j Arizona Elks, was presented witn a i splendid diamond set gold ring. The ring is made of heavy old gold, with j the l'.lks' emblem in massive shape -A. " w -it..' - r ail Jv rr- Hon. Joe V. Prochaska, Exalted Ruler Past President Arizona State f, i . " A - - -l -7-1 i. f - . J & -1 fi?'-W"-J "it 4 J Letter Of Appreciation Phoenix. Ariz.. April IS. 1914. Arizona Republican, Gentlemen: 1 1 gives irn- great pleasure to extend to jou on behalf of the Elks' State lie-union Asso ciation of Arizona, and of myself, our heartiest thanks for the cordial co operation and assistance given by your :ipi'r toward making tho third re-union an absolute anil unqualified SUCCcSS. The publicity features of your pa- ! per showed mo ommendablo en- spirit. Again thusiasm ami p we thank yoii. Very truly, C. K. PISHON, Publicity Committee. chairman HOTEL MARYLAND IS DESTROYED BY FIRE Finest Hotel in Southern California Reduced to Ashes associated press dispatch 1 I'ASAPK.NA. April IS. Fire lute tonight in the Hotel Maryland, one of the finest hotels ill Southern Cali fornia, is destroying the structure. Apparently starting from a defect in the heating apparatus in the base ment, the flames soon spread through the left wins, and from there to the main structure. The police and fire departments stated the flames are beyond con trol, and they expert the hotel, which icst several hundred thousand dol lars, will be a heap of ashes by morn in?. All the wealthy guests reaped, but many were without their valuables. No one was reported injured. ON TO WASHINGTON Mother" Jones to Place Grievances Before House Sub Committee ' ' ' iTrul i J-.. i-.li, A pm In. .Mollier" s, ihe a Red str'ke leader, left Pcn- v " 'omght for Washington, where she proposes to place he grievances against the state militia and Governor Am nions before the house sub-committee which investigated the roal strike in Colorado. Tt was arranged that she would leturn in the event her presence is necessary before the state supreme court to answer the habeas corpus pro ceedings instituted shortly before her voluntary release. ADMINISTRATION PRAISED f associated press dispatch"! CLEVELAND. April 1 s. Laudations of the accomplishments of the present administration and tributes to Thomas Jefferson and his influence upon legis lation, occupied the speakers at the Jef ferson "dollar dinner" of the Cuyahoga' comity democracy tonight. The speech of presentation was made by Oapt. J. L. 15. Alexander of this city. Mr. Ilochaska. responded with a few short, but appropriate, words of thanks and appreciation. r-fi .-st 1 1. iT- 5w 'J.iK(."7 v i jXi tr Globe Lodge, No. 489, B. P. 0. E , Elks' Reunion Association PROGRESSIVES F E FOR U.S. SENATE Illinois State. Convention Brings Out Candidates for All Offices But That of Governor and Lieutenant ( Jovenior COL. ROOSEVELT IS ENDORSED Senator Clapp Denies Xew Party Wrecked Repub lican Ship Which Was Already Shattered and to IVces r ASSOCIATED PRESS tiJSPATCHl INDIANAPOLIS, April 18. The con vention of state progressives nominated Albert K. Reveridge for 1'nited States senator and a state ticket with the ex ception of governor and lieutenant gov ernor. Theodore Roosevi i ' 'as urged -viners. number '.' ptrtv allimiU !: jsenator pton, Moses for president by several The convention listenf of speakers who urged remain intact and predi victory. The speakers Miles Poindexter of Wash Clapp of Minnesota, and Charles Sum mer Turd of Massachu"f as. The mention of the names of Hever- 1 idge and Roosevelt each time started ; a demonstration, and the bands p.'irad- ; ed through the aisles, followed by a i number of delegates. i The nomination for I'nitivl States ; senator was forced upon Bovorluge. . who said he went into convention fully intending to decline the nomination if : it was offered to him. in his speech of acceptance ho asked a. pledge that complete tickets he placed in every ; township and county in the state. I There were , few contests for places on the state ticket and in only one in- i stance w is a r' i.J, n.- 'rsary to de cide the winner' , The rt,-!,.i','., y.tit ' ' rnll after the speech! nakiiig and a lare . number had departed for their homes before the convention adjourned. A number of women were seated in the galleries. Kdwar,i C. Tenor, editor of the An- i derson Herald, was elected chairman of th progressive committee at the meet- i ing tonight. He succeeds Edwin M". Lee, who resigned because of business interests. "Political parties come aR a protest against wrong and as the necessary or ganized instrumentality to meet ron 'Utions," declared X'nited States Sena tor Clapp of Minnesota, in his address. Senator Clapp told of the defeat pf the republican party saying: "Tou progressives are some times charged with having destroyed the re publican party. Remind your detrac tors that the party was shattered and shot to pieces, dismantled and scuttled hv its crew, then in command, and was nlunged bow foremost into oblivion be fore the progressive party wss ever dreamed of." DYNAMITE TENT HOUSE Logging Camp Hit Wife Superintendent Blown in Air and r ASSOCIATED PP.EPH DISPATCH I SCAPOOSE. Ore.. April IS. - charge of dynamite set off at mid night on Friday nieht under the tent house of J. H. Oilmore, superinten dent of the Xehalcm Timber and Logging company, and his wife, as they worn asleep, wrecked the struc ture, and blew the couple high in the air. Mrs. Gilmnre alighted in the wreckage and was seriously injured. Cilmore escaped with a few bruises. The heavy mattress upon which the couple slept, probably saved both from immediate death. FLAGPOLE WRECKS AUTO Man Is Instantly Killed and Daughter Injured Little ASSOCIATED PRESS MSPATCltl CHICAGO, April W. E. Vosslet was" killed by a flagpole that was broken oft by a gust of wind, thrown across his automobile while riding with his daughter, Alice, aged four years. As the pole fell, Vosslet put on full speed, but the heavy nole struck him across the head and kill ed him. The car dashed on un guided. The little girl screamed and clutch ed lier father's coat. After running half a block the automobile struck a lamp post and stopped, wrecked. The child was hurled out and severely injured. MYSTERY VEILS MURDER ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH! GEDD.ES, S. D., April IS. Deep mys tery still a-eils the killing of William Menzle and Miss Blanche Signal, his bookkeeper, whose rharred bodies were found in the ruins of the Farmers Ele vator company's office on Friday morn ing. Local authorities cling to the double murder theory, while some of the circumstances point to murder and suicide. o THE WEATHER WASHINGTON, Arizona: Fair. April IS. For G w ILSO UML AN IMPORTANT STEP THAT HAS LED MILLIONS IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION AND NONE IN THE WRONG. By John T. McCutcheon. if I t I I I 1 )'' nifH',-in"'i w" 'V1 1 'wi)im'w;"iiw i J I f I I It Hill M; r- 'V- - fVl", 1 It 1 1 w, j y a -1, . , i Ls'i 'u-MVi ; t- I M r ji 1 fe' f I K K II IU I II H H I IU I. II I I I F is 111 I II m II I uimuuiunmurt rr-- - - NurLii uhihl , party of Maricopa countv are re- ! IILIULILMUIinLI r.-r-n.e 1,r,.-i,;,., t(1 ; U IU UmlL ' of the state conference in the ; ' NTUSHDHIS.- OUR COASTS : !' utei Adams Among! Handsomely Gowned Wo men in Lobby as He Shoots at Steward Five revolver shots, fired from the hand of a drink or drug-crazed bus boy, injured two men, narrowly escaped striking scores of others, and caused a near-panic among crowds of finely gowned women who sat in the lobby of the Hotel Adams last night, waiting for the opening of the Elks' ball and reception. Neither of the men struck were seriously hurt. With women in evening attiro strolling about the lobby. Elks hold ing closing meetings In the balcony, anil streets about the hotels crowded with merry-makers, Stanley Herndon, bus boy, of English nationality, sought to wreak vengeance upon Ar thur Freed, steward of tho Hotel Adams. During the day. Freed had announced that a small sum of I money would be deducted from Hern don s wages m payment ot china j . ware which the bus boy had frac tured. "And I one you a dollar anna 'arf?" Inquired Herndon, as he met Freed at the corner of Center and Adams streets, in front of tho hotel. Freeed said ' nothing, but a moment later, the sound of the shooting at tracted attention throughout the crowded streets and in the hotel. Causes Panic Herndon. reeling from the effects of , mnissi is. merely' that the other alcohol or more powerful drug shotit.rn P!,ii ror th towards the sidewalk. Freed ran to wards the Adams Pharmacy. Four shots from the .Ss caliber re volver in the hands of the bus boy were fired in quick succession. In the hall on the second floor of the hotel Joe V. Prochaska, retiring president of the State Elks Reunion Association, was extending his thanks to his brethern for a, glittering dia mond ring they had given to him. When the. echo of the revolver fire (Continued on Page Seven.) N TO HUERTA fCoprrtsbt: Mle: By Jobs T. McCutcbeoa.i Special Officer Farish Dries Up Adams Rag Party lioffing his authority as manager of the city of phoenix. W. A. Farish, J exercising that power vested in him when he had himself sworn in as a special policeman, entered the dining room of the Adams hotel last night and turned off tho flow of w Ine and other spirituous or malt liquors. Xo little stir was occasioned by this action. The people who occu- pied the lobbies and halls of the ho- tel last night had the pleasure of witnessing a strange, perhaps a unique sight that of a public rag party without liquor. Farish touched off no fireworks when he halted the flow of the bowl. He merely approached Mr. Adams with this proposition: i Tut it!" J: C. Adams, proprietor of the ho- i l tel.. simply went to his manager and ' issued the necessary order. There j was no fuss, no confused hoarse j cries from the multitude. .Not a single drop of wine, beer or any other cheering compound passed down the throat of a thirsty tango ist after the hour of midnight. The order issued at tbe Adams last night was not repeated at the, Ford I or Commercial, where liquor is serv- 1 after twelve. The reason for this meals." None of the raggists were eating busy. anything. They were too -o- ROOF CAVES: THREE DEAD BA KERS FIELD, April IS. Three men were killed and four were in-1 jured. two probably fatally, when the roof of the big oil reservoir, the 1 property of the Kern Trading and Oil company in the Kern River oil field, broke, precipitating the Nnen feet to the cement floor below. LA., j'vjsV" , i' A'-''' r - t -W , I i t -A V A CALL TO PROGRESSIVES nnru nimi EHZE PORT! message from o snaugnnessy, mciuu- Fm-mor Utni'iicv Genei-il inR time for the ciPherine and deciph 1 OIIIRI AUhl III lit III l.tl pHmT thp answer can not be eXpected Bonaparte SaVS to Allow j here before early Monday morning, as rul. X"., ;o 4-.-. TT-.. Pli i suming Huerta will take has full time. Other IN at 10ns to JlSjf0 ,,lcat,n(f his intentions. The Ditcll Unrestricted W Ollld president made arrangements to leave ln,.u - ..(.,, I late tonight for White Sulphur Springs I1IU J'lli' to bring Mrs. Wilson, who has been ill. back to Washington.. He will arrive at associated press dispatch! WASHINGTON", April IS. In de fense of the Panama tolls exemption, former Attorney General Charles J. i'.onaparte, of Baltimore, told the senate that the canals committee ad vocates of a repeal could not escape j from the position that the Fnited ! States in case of war. Is bound to . permit its enemy to use the canal, i "If we were at war with Japan,'' ho said, "our garrison at the isthmus would be mere idle spectators of a peaceful passage of the Japanese fleet to attack New Orleans or New York. If we were at war with Ger niuny, troops would look tranquilly on while German vessels traversed it to take San Francisco, and the net result of our enormous expenditure for the construction of the canal would be to make our coast much more vulnerable than it was before." Honaparte contended the rules of construction required that the Hay- . Pauncefote treaty be interpreted as , not requiring the Fnited to States to (Continued on Page Seven) Air, Land And Sea Attack Planned Against Guaymas ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATTIll DOUGLAS, April IS. A simultane ous land, sea and air attack upon Guaymas is planned by Mexican in surgents, according to Constitution alist Agent Lelevier. He said it is planned to have the war aeroplane. 1 "Sonora,' drop bombs; the warship recently purchased by rebels will be ?,a ; joined by the gunboat Tuinpico In a sea attack while land forces con SALUTES Gravest International Crisis the United States lias Faced Since the Spanish American War Looms Ahead CONGRESS MAY ACT MONDAY President Declares Unless Ilnerta Accedes He Will Take Tampico and Vera Cruz and Blockade the Pacific Ports ! "Huerta is still insisting upon doing something less than has been demanded, something less than will constitute acknowledg- . ment that his representatives were entirely in the wrong in the indignities they put upon the j government of the United States. The president has determined that j if Huerta does not yield by 6 o'clock Sunday evening he will take the matter to congress on I Monday." Statement last night j from the White House. ,. 1 ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH WASHINGTON, April IS. The -ravest international crisis the Fnited States has faced since the Spanish American war looms ahead. Unless ! Huerta. accedes to Rear Admiral .Mayo s demand for a twenty-one-gun ilute before six o'clock Sunday eve ning to the American flag at Tam pico, the president will go personally before a joint session of congress on Monday and ask for the authority to use the army and navy for such steps as may be necessary. Huerta may actually fire the sa lute before six o'clock, which would lhe ?:S o'clock Washington time, or ir ld" by advising Wilson of his in tentions to do so. El'her region, taken al the last minute, e.,u be known ber.- b.forc wr - s ..aV fjre empress. This final word went to Mexico City, after Huerta. parleyed for tho last time and reiterated his demand for a ''simultaneous salute." Leaders m congress said the president would be clothed immediately with all the; authority necessary to take action. The seizure of Vera Cruz and Tam pico and of the Mexican warships in these waters and of the section of railroad leading from Vera Cruz to Mexico City as far as the trestle twenty miles west of Vera Cruz and a Pacific blockade are features of the plan of action the president outlined !to. his. closest, advisers.. Such, a (course of action authorities on inter national law describe as "short of i war," but not an act of war. Huerta, I however, might construe it as one. i The climax came with dramatic in tensity when the third message wa received from Huerta insisting on his own conditions for a simultaneous salute. A conference of the president and his cabinet resulted in a prompt decision to brook no more temporiz ing or dilatory tactics. Allowing five hours as the average, time for the transmission of the cable the health resort tomorrow morning, and leave at night, reaching the capi tal early Monday. Huerta's continued evasiveness and his desperate condition both from a financial and military point of view, especially on account of tiie recent rebel victories, have, led many high officials to believe he will defy the Fnited States and take his chances on the consequences through which the national spirit might be I Continued on Page Ten.) BRYAN SAYS "ENCOURAGING" ! WASHINGTON. April 19. (Sun- ( day Morning) "Encouraging, but not final", is the way shortly after j one o'clock this morning that ' Bryan summed up a message just received from Mexico. Further ! than that, the secretary would not ! disclose what the latest despatch I contained. r I sisting of Indian veterans and volun teers under General Alvarado, will do the land fighting. It is announced that oo-incidentally with the attack on Guaymas, General Obregon. with 10,000 men, will start a campaign against Tepic and Jalisco. Obregon announced that he will be "knocking on the gates of Guadala jara" by the first week in May.