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AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR 12 PAGES PIIOEXIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 22, 1914 12 PAGES .VOL. XXV. NO. 'A ME MEDIA TORS IN MIDST PERFEC First Stops Toward Perfect ing Hi-partite Agreement Between United States and Huerta Government Have Met Success DICTATOR MAY YET WITHDRAW Said to Have Given His Delegates Authority tc So State in Event All Other Advances Fail Rebels Still Fighting (Associated Press Dispatch) NIAGARA FALLS, May 22. After a long confer-; ence late last night, partici- j pated in by the mediators I and Mexican delegates, the! former declined to say what their attitude would be to ward the representative of the constitutionalists said to be en route here from Mon treal. It is not generally believed the representative will be admitted to the nego tiations at this stage of the proceedings. This question was the sub ject of the discussion, which began shortly after 11 o'clock and continued until l:lo o'clock this morning. N I AGRA FALLS. May 21. Three South American mediators let it be known tonight that the first steps to wards affecting bi-partite agreement between the I'nited States and tile Huerta government have met suc cess. Points they now seek effect agreement on, are: . definite under standing on the kind of provisional government to be established at Mex ico City as a successor to the pres ent regime. A guarantee that, agra rian and other internal reforms will be put in operation. When these two questions are settled the mediators it is said, propose to bring about an agreement between the Fnited States ami the Huerta government, expecting to obtain acquiescence of' the constitutionalists through sepa rate negotiations. These, in brief, are the aims of the mediators, which though hedged about by many difficulties, Ambas sador Da. Gama of Brazil is hopeful ly confident tonight will be realized. The mediators learned from the American delegates in conference late today that the Washington govern ment had approved the course of pro cedure outlined last night to Justice Lamar and Frederick Lehmann cov ering, itis understood, the considera tion first of all, of all the serious incidents growing out of the arrest at Tampico of the American blue jackets.'- The selection of this incident as starting point for the discus sion is in line with emphasis which has been placed by mediators on the purpose of the conferences. Tonight the mediators. American and Mexi can delegates, were the guests of Martin Burrell, the Canadian minis ter of agriculture, who gave an of ficial dinner to the distinguished vis itors on behalf of the Canadian gov ernment. Carranza Sena's Delegate WASHINGTON, May 21. The con stitutionalists are preparing to send a representative to Niagra Falls to confer with the South American med iators who are endeavoring to solve the Mexican problem. This will be done with the distinct understanding that the representative is to give in formation as t Carranza's purpose, without committing the. constitution alists to any plan for the pacifica tion of Mexico that the mediators may determine upon. Jose Vasoon celos, now in Montreal on a -financial mission for Carranza, is understood to be the man chosen to go to Ni agra Falls. It is said that he will arrive there within a few days. That the machinery or the Mexican medi ation conference s working smooth ly was the full extent of the infor- Missionaries Handicapped By Lack Of Holy Bibles ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH KANSAS CITY, May 21. The Presbyterian Church of the I'nitcd States the (Southern Presbyter! Church) pledged Itself to the cause of education when it elected W. J. Martin of Davidson, N. C, president of Davidson College, and moderator of the Fifty-Fourth General Assem bly, today. Mr. Martin succeeds the Rev. J. S. Lyons of Louisville, Ky., and its the fourth layman elected to that office in the history of the church. ARE NO W OF WORK TING PEA CE FOREST FIRES DESTROYING TOWN SF.ATTLE, May 21. A special to the Post-Intelligencer says the town of Lebam, of Mutt popula tion, is being destroyed by a forest fire. All the wires be tween Lebam ami South Bend, near by, ate down and details of the fire are lacking. The last report said the entire town will be destroyed. The last report was received from the Northern, Pacific operator, who said he was leaving because the depot was then on fire. When the op erator left his post he said two hotels and stores near the station were burning. Two churches nearby were also destroyed. I- Mellen Suggests That Government Control Railroads WASHIN'GTON, May 21. Absolute monopoly of transportation under gov ernment regulation and control was suggested by Charles S. Mellen, former president of the New Haven railroad, to the interstate commerce commission as a solution of the American railroad problem. "To get efficiency and economy" Mellen asserted, "there must be a monopoly; that monopoly is certain to be the t'nited States government." A little later he remarked that "ev ery time a railroad official comes to Washington he has to take his hat off to some government official." He told at length the story of his steamship transactions with Charles W. Morse. Concerning these he felt it de sirable to confer with President Roose velt. He told Roosevelt he had received an offer for 2n.ftilfi,n0fl from Morse for the New Haven holdings and felt in clined to accept it because the New Haven would thus he able to turn it- property into cash. Roosevelt, he said, was apparently anxious that Morse be checked in his ambition 'to acquire a monopoly of steamship lines and urged Mellen not to sell. Mellen said he was frankly appre hensive at that time of the enactment of a law by congress that would pro vent railroads from owning or control ling water lines, but was assured by Roosevelt that as long as the law re mained as it then was, the New Haven need have no fear about its water line holdings. When asked why he re linquished the presidency of the New Haven, Mellen said he had been "prac tically fired." In the acquisition of various trolley lines in New England, Mellen said, he proceeded upon the theory that the di version of much of the traffic of the steam roads to the electrified lines would be more economical with the rate lower anil the service generally more satisfactory to the public. Mellen was virile, and active, mentally and physically. He responded vignrouslv land promptly to questions fired at him by Chief Counsel Joseph W. Folk, nev er hesitating a second for a word. mation on announced circles. the progress of mediation in Washington in official The American delegates, it is known, communicated the results of last night's consultation with the. mediators to Washington. Secretary Bryan conferred with the I'resident during the day and a message of in struction was later sent to Justice i-amur an! Mr. Lehmann, the Ameri can delegates. Nothing concerning its purport was discussed. Mr. Bryan late in the day had a conference with John Lind, and the American repre sentative of the constitutionalists. Despite the conflicting reports re guarding the resignation of Huerta the assurance persisted in official circles that Huerta had placed himself unre servedly in the hands of his delegates at Niagra Falls, and if necessary, as a last resort they will be found able ultimately to announce his retirement, although on conditions. While the mediation negotiations are developing, the constitutionalist campaign is vig orously in progress. Senor Ztibaran, Carranza's Washington representative, received an official message announc ing the evacuation of Saltillo. The constitutionalist force .which captured Tampico has withdrawn, except for a small garrison and Is hurrying by railroad back to Monterey to parti cipate in the general campaign against Huerta's strongholds in Cen tral Mexico. Six commissioners were nominated for moderator two laymen and four ministers? They were the Rev. Mc Dougall, Anniston, Ala.; Rev. Thomp son of Kosciusko, Miss.; Rev. T. A. Wharton, Sherman, Texas; Rev. Stimmey, New Orleans; R. A. Brand, Wilmington, X. C, and W. J. Martin of Davidson, N. C. The Rev. John Fox, secretary of the American Bible Society, asserted in an address that American mission aries in foreign lands are handicap ped by lack of Bibles. , ft SAYS EQUALITY IS VIOLATED Xew Yorker Claims Exemp tion of Tolls to Coastwise Vessels Violates the Spirit of the Hav-Paunecfote Trcatv IS FOR REPEAL. . NOT ARBITRATION Says He is Xow Willing to Vote for Administration Measure Because Senate Cannot Put Dispute to Arbitration ASSOCIATED PEBSS DISPATCH WASHINGTON, May 21. Senator Root, republican member of the foreign relations committee, held the senate's rapt attention for five hours, speaking in support of the adminis tration bill to repeal the tolls ex emption clause of the Panama canal 1 i w. Taking the specific question of 're exemption of American coastwise vessels, ihe senator said the law of 1'.'12 granting this exemption vio lated the equality guaranteed by the treaty. This was true, be argued, because no real coastwise trade oi' ihe l.'niled Slates could pass through this canal, io.oao miles away, and consequently " what the law did was io exempt the class of American over-sea trade without at the same time exempting the like over-sea trade of Great Britain, Russia, Mexi co and other countries. Tlie senator said that he was vot ing for repeal now because in the judgment of senators best able io judge, the senate could not vote 'o arbitrate" this dispute. As the New York senator sat down Senator Kern, democratic floor lend er, led the applause from the floor in which the spectators in the gal leries joined them. The burden of the speech was to prove that the Hay-Pauncciote treaty provided thai vatment, accorded by the I'nited States to its own citizens, to all nations. Root asserted that the Fnitel Slates always had insisted on this broad principle of equality, anil in sisted that the understanding of Henry White. Joseph Choate, John Hay and Theodore Roosevelt, the Americans who had negotiated the treaty, was that the equality men tioned in the convention was the hroad equality which had marked American diplomacy. OF FOOTPADS A quiet walk along North Central avenue beyond the McDowell Road, late last evening, led C. G. Norris, a civil engineer, formerly in the employ of the city under City Engineer Fritz Halmquist, into the clutches of two unidentified footpads, who choked him into submission, struck him over the head with a rock or club and robbed him of between ! and $10. Dazed from the blow, Norris fell, then regained his feet, walked a short distance and swooned. F, L. Hart, of 347 North Third avenue, driving along Central avenue, was directed to the uncon scious man by a stranger, and placing Norris in his machine, hurried him to the police station. Although it was more than a mile and a half from the point where Nor ris was found to the police station, he had not regained consciousness when lie was placed upon a cot in the emer gency hospital and City Surgeon God frey was rushed to the police station in the auto police patrol. He dressed the wound and in the meantime Nor ris regained consciousness. He was found to be not seriously injured and was later removed to the Stag hotel where he occupies apartments. According to the story told by Norris he had passed outside the city limits and was enjoying the cool night air. He was obliged to pass close to some shrubbery and had just reached a point oposite the growth when two men sprang from places of concealment one grasping his throat in his hands while the other pinned his hands behind his back. His breath .was fast leaving him when one of the men struck him over the forehead inflicting a wound from which the blood flowed freely. He re members no more except that he later found himself walking along the road with the blood streaming down his face. He again lapsed into uncon sciousness and remembered no more until he found himself upon the cot in the police station. He was unable to give any description of his assailants. o MURRAY DEFEATS McCOY f ASSOCIATED PRESS DTS" TTTl NEW YORK, May 21. Billy Murray of California, defeated Al McCoy of Brooklyn in ten rounds. NHS VICTIM LINDSEY URGES FEDERAL INTERVENTION WASHINGTON, May 21. In tervention by the federal govern ment to force an agreement be tween the mine owners arnl the miners in the Colorado coal fields was urged on President Wilson by Judge Ben B. Lindsey of Denver, and a delegation ot" Colorado women. It is under stood the president told the dele gation he hod no present plan of removing the federal troops from the danger zone, but was inclined to think the slate was able to settle the strike without further federal Interference. Corey's Army of Nine Occupying The Capitol Steps ASSOCIATED PRr89 DISPATCH WASHINGTON, .May ;t.. ,eral Jacob Coxey, at the head of his so called unemployed -army" of nine, climbc-d the steps of the. eapilol lo day and unmolested by Ihe police' de livered a prolong.- ! p h on indus trial conditions to a curious crowd. General Co.vcy said five million working men will) fifteen million de pendents were idle throughout the country. He demanded that Con gress enact into law his scheme tor the. creation of government owned Umks to issue all legal tender, elim inate interest and put all the i.neiii Ployed to work on public improve ments. Board of Control to Take; Up With Adjacent States Question of Transporting Their Insane Pack to Them for Like Treatment The state board of control at its meeting yesterday, afternoon took up Ihe matter of arrangements ior nand ling non-resident insane, voted to en ter into a reciprocal arrangement with adjacent states providing for the re turn of charges who are not legally entitled to asylum in Arizona, and in structed the secretary to make pro posals n border state officials. The care of unfortunates who become pub lic charges, either while- passing through the state or who wander across the border in a demented con dition, has been the cause of no slight expense. There are now between twenty and thirty of these cases at present receiving the care of the stite which are not entitled to it and are rightfully charges of the scales in which they formerly resided. The board voted that in cases of this sort the patient would be con ducted to the state line at the expense of the state of Arizona, and there ; turned over to the proper authorities of the? state from which he came, and that in the case of residents of Ari zona at present in asylums in other states that a similar arrangement would be carried out. and that they i would be met at the border and taken care of by this Mate. The. question of relief for non-residents who coine to Arizona in search of health and, as in some instances I become insane or otherwise in need of care, is one that has been up be I fore. Two years ago the legislature ! was asked to pass a bill providing that : no person could be committed to the : state asylum for the insane until he 1 had been a resident of the state for a .'certain b'ngth of time. No action was : taken at the time, and the question of caring for such unfortunates has n- come, one. of increasing importance. The care of non-resident indigents and insane, while, not confined to Ari zona, is more acute here on account ; of the fact that a large number of health-seekers are attracted to the state by the climate, and that many arrive unable to care for themselves. I either physically or financially, and I the result is that they become public i charges. The same situation prevails in other states of the southwest, and at its recent meeting in Memphis the convention of Associated Charities 'and Corrections passed a resolution favoring a uniform Inspection law for , those who are advised to seek health i in other states. At present there is no Way to prevent the coming of many invalids to this section of the country who are likely to become a source of ; expense to the- stale, ami while the board feels that all possible should be done to help those- who come to Arizona in search of health, yet it is manifestly unfair that they should be maintained by a community to which they do not belong. o THE WEATHER WASHINGTON, Arizona: Fair. Mav 21. For RECIPROCITY II PADGflC IMC A UC nun I? in iiu.iuiur ii UIIIIL. Ul IIIUnilL ! IS CONSIDERED! . ! ROOSEVELT HAS CONFERENCE AT SAGAMORE HILL .Participates in Most Im portant Political Gather ing Since the Close of the Progressive Campaign in 1912 WILL STUMP FOR JOHNSON" Arrangements Are Perfect ed for Tour of United States from Atlantic to Pacific and from Lakes to the Gulf t ASSOCIATED PRESS DIBPATCHl OYSTF.lt HAY. .May 21. The mic-t important political conference- in which Colonel Roosevelt hail partici pated :-ince the close of the cam-' paign of !'12 was held at Sagamore Hill tonight. Roosevelt sent word ;o Governor Johnson, of California, that he is going to California next fall stump tin- state for him in his cam paign lor re-election. The conference brought together representatives from New York. Pennsylv ania and hio, in vviiicb states ihe colonel probably will do Ids hardest fighting this fall. A', tile meeting were George Perkins, of New York; Waller Crown, oi Ohio, mcmbeis of the national committee: Gifford 1'inchot, progressive candi date f.p- I'niteel States senator (mm Poiins Ivauia. and K. A. Van Val l.cnb'irg of Philadelphia, one of the foremost figures in the affairs of the -ly in I hat state. Ir was ("it video definitely ihat tentative plans for Ro.osev ell's campaign from the A" lumir to the I'.e ifie be adopted. This tour orob.ibly will tako the, former ptesideut into alini'-i every state in tin '.:nion. After P.oe..-.ove it had tallied .-it!' I be proei'esMve leaders, he dictated a statement which was interpreted as inoieatiiig that 'in one slate a, hast, he vvdl carry die i'i:.:ct into-iht ranks of the republican party by c.p poaling to its. members to ignore their past affiliations and go with the progressives. His statement '"is made with particular reference to the situation in Pennsylvania, wlie.re Senator Penrose is opposed in his fight for re-election by Air. Vinehot. "A crisis has come up," Colonel Roosevelt said, 'when it is the Utity of all good citizens to sink party differences and stand up against flagrant wrong doings in public life or against policies fatal to the wel fare of the nation at home and to the honor of the nation abroad. All good citizens should on such occa sions stand together without regard tu past party differences. "I have confidence in the integrity of the rank and file of the repub lican party, and that they will sup port Mr. Pinehnt." The colonel's old neighbors wel comed him hack from the jungles today and they did it in a way that made the former president stranc.lv silent as he arose to face them. Flags were everywhere, and nailed to a telegraph pole was a huge sisrn which read l!Uel and Victory." At last there came a shout and ever the heads of the crowd could be seen a big white straw hut. wav ing back and forth. Every one knew it was the colonel. The people crowded about and there was a wild scramble to shake hands with him. The village band played "This Is the Life." After that was over, the crowd grew silent and '100 school children began their song. As they eaine tr. tlie chorus, the crowd caught up the words, "Home Again, Home Again. From a Foreign Shore-." Colonel Roosevelt stood silent and grave of face while they sang. t ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH OKLAHOMA CITY. May 21. Resolutions- endorsing the declaration oi the Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America for ecptal rights and cemple!e justice lor all men, uniform divorce hews and proper regulations of marriage1, werc adeipted today by the general con ference of the Me-thodist Episoiipal Church, South. EXHIB'TS 4RRIVE First Shipment From Over the Sea Reaches Frisco associated muss dispatch! SAX FRANCISCO, May 21. The first shipment of the foreign exhibits that are' to be gathered from all parts of the world for the Panama Pacific exposition arrived from over seas today on the steamer Benefac tor via the Straits of Magellan. U is a part of the Canadian exhibit which was exhibited at Ghent. Bel gium, and Includes that which rep resents a large part of Canada's wealth. Militant Gun - Repulsed At Gate Of Buckingham Palace AMERICAN WOMAN ITALIAN'S VICTIM FLORENCE, Italy, 'May 21. An American woman, -Mrs. Mary K. Favelle of Chicago, according to police identification, was found in a dying condition in the compart ment of a train when it arrived at Arezo. The woman had been siiot through the right temple. At the heispital the woman suffi ciently revive-d to say she had taken the train at Florence anil was alone in the compartment. Her as sailant, she siiid, was a young Italian who entered the compart ment, sheet her anil then robbed her. She. saiel she- was sixty years old anel married. Tonight Mrs. Fa vclle lapsed intee a stale of coma. Queretaro May Again Mark End Of Hated Regime vssoe'iATt'u prrjss ntsfTCIl .ll'AKEZ, May -The e,n.- "hist ditch" battle', fought bv the federals with their backs to the wall, will con clude the pie-si tit revolutionary movc aie'Ui in Alcxii'e, if the news that Sal tillo Icis be-. n cv aeuate el by the federal garrison last night, today is true, ac cording to the- constitutionalist author ities. The- oi'iie-ial ne-vvs ot' the evacu ation was brought in a nie-ssage from Gene-ral Phillipe Angeles, the constitu tionalist minister of war tei the loe'al junta. (jia re'-t.eio. aln-ady twice fam ous as a si-eei where- pe-rioeis of unrest have been concluded in Me-xi.'o, is the plac,- tie- loial e.ii'icials declare Will marl, the- end ..I' the Huerta regime. Tin- probability that the final battle will be I'oughi at Gm-retaiei instead of Mexii-o City, it is thought by consti-uiiion.iii.-ts, will be haileel by d. -light by liie- fore-ign natieens who ar- citizens numerous in the capital. While the immediate troop move- iUe-Iits eef the- ce instil U t it eUalistS will not be- hiiiricel. they will be eielayed, ar c.reliiv,' tee ux a I authorities. Prepara ti'itis for the- fina.1 i-truggle at Quere taro wili begin when Col. Perez Rome lo, brother of Sen era Madero. wife of the former preside-ni is ordered te pro eeed with a -tremg fence from Tuxpan on the gulf coast to tlie stale of Que retaro. General Candiilo Aguilar, in command at Tuxpan, a trusted consti tutionalist commander, has been ord ered lead a large portion of his five thousand troops to the vicinity of Vera Cruz with the object it is said, of pre venting the troops Ge neral Garcia Pena ami Ituhio Xavarette now facing the American troops at Vera Cruz from reaching the battlefield at Qiwretaro or leturning to the capital ti offer re sistance at that point. Developments in the military situation in Mexico within the last few days have made it possible for the constitutionalists to concentrate a tremendous force on Que retaro. With Saltillo in his hands. Villa with fully 2a, moo men may move southward unobstructed. From Tam pico General Gonzales with T.Ofift vet erans is preparing to move teivvards San Luis Potosi. Murgia with 1300 having taken Monelove is moving southward to join Villa. To the smith of Mexico City, Zapata is threatening the capital. TREATY IS HELD UP Secretary Bryan Makes Statement Relative to Colombia Claims r ASSOCIATED PKESS DISPATCHl WASHINGTON. May 21 Secretary Rryan announced today that he would not send -to the senate the treaty through which the T'nited States hopes to adjust the claims of Colombia growing out of the sep aration of Panama, until the senate had acted on the proposed repeal of the tolls exemption clause of the Panama canal law. Mr. Rryan added that he would not offer the new treaty to the senate for ratification until it final ly had been approved by the Colom bian congress, bis latest Information from Bogota is that the congression al committee to which the treaty Was rcfenvd had unanimously ap proved it. It had been understood that the treaty would not he considered immediately. Five Steel Employes Are Indicted For Conspiracy associated rnnss dispatch riiiMiiKii, .May 21 The inelict ment of five employes of the Car bon Steel Company on a charge or conspiracy in connection with steel furnished for the locks In the Pan ama Canal was voted by. the federal grand jury. It is alleged the steel furnished was of such inferior cinal ity that the immense locks at the dams in the canal are liable to col lapse any time causing loss of prop erty and probably lives. The men named in the indictment are Samuel M. West more, Ravid J. Simpson, Dennis K. liullens, Henry Lutz and James K. Lacy. Two oth ers, W. R. Warren and Fred Sthoppe, Women Fiercest Battle of Suffrage Crusade Waged Between King',? Guards and Hun dreds of British Suffra gettes in London Streets BKOKEX HEADS, RUINED APPAREL Attempt to Present Petition to King George Results in Mighty Affray Ruler Watches Arrest of Mrs. Pankhurst ASSOCIATED PP.ES8 DISPATCHl LONDON, May 21. An attempt by militant suffragettes to present a pedition to King George at Bucking ham palace resulted in the fiercest battle in tho history of the militant movement at the very gates of the palace. Thousands of onlookers suf fered almost as much as the fighters, as the people waited in the blazing sun two hours for the attack which came from totally unexpected quar ters. Police precautions had been directed toward repelling the assault from the direction ot Westminster, where the suffragettes advertised they would form a parade. Instead, a small body, known because of their militant rec orels as the "gun-women," burst from a private residence at the Hyde Park corner and forced their way through tho archway at the top of Constitu tion hill before the small squad of police could resist them. Many women, including Mrs. Pankhurst, were arrested. The king watched at a window. Headed by Mrs. Pankhurst and Miss Sylvia Pankhurst, the flying squad of women swept down Constitution hill toward Buckingham palace, but when half way along met the most hated enemy of the militants in the pe rson of Inspector Riley, who has charge of the suffragette detail at Scotland Yard police headquarters. The shock of the combat was short, but sharp and resulted in the arrest ef women who, In defending them selves, used clubs with facility. The roadway had just been sprinkled with water, and many mounted policemen were thrown. Comrades on foot rolled with them in the mud, but eventually the strength of the policemen told, and in a few minues more thirty women had been arrested, while others had been scattered into small groups. One group headed by Miss Sylvia Pankhurst, reached a point almost across the drive from the palace where mounted police surrounded the women and placed Miss Sylvia and several comrades in custody. The crowd was so dense that the attempts of the police to clear the drive were without success until recourse was had to water sprinkling carts which ruined many smart gowns of fash ionable women spectators. This caused the police to lose popularity with the crowd which up to that moment had cheered them. Several members of tho House, of Commons among the spectators de nounced the police for not adhering to their promise to treat the women with gentleness. The police retorted that the terrific, attack of the mili tants had left the?m no other alterna tive. For two hours after the conclusion of the main battle the police were en gaged in breaking up small groups of women who had spread over the sur rounding district. The casualties were not numerous, consisting of a few broken heads, but much harm was done to the uniforms of the polie-e and to the gowns of the women. At one time there were more than a couple of hundred women engaged in the battle, while opposed to them was a force of fifteen hundred police. Buckingham palace resembled more a mobilization center than tho peace ful homo of royalty. Two ambulance corps found plenty to do with cases of fainting among the spectators. With the exception of a few min utes, when King George stood at the window watching the preparations to defenel him from tho attentions of the (Continued on Page Five.) were also named in the presentment but the grand -jury recommended no indictment be found against them as they gave available testimony. The presentment reads as follows: "That the above men named did on September 4 1911, unlawfully and feloniously conspire, combine, confed erate and agree together with divers persons, to defraud the United States of America." Itis alleged that tho ends of large beams and plates were tempered highly tend that when a government inspector chipped off an end to ana lyze he; got a sample of the best kind of steel, while the balance was of inferior quality.