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ABM INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR 12 PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 12, 1914 12 PAGES VOL. XXV. NO. 25 HUERTA WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO NAME ANYONE AS SUCCESSOR Impatient at Dclav of Car-! ranza in Replying to Note, Mediators Decide Upon the Elimination of Senor Huerta NO NAMES ARE MADE PUBLIC However, Some Time Today It is Believed That Me diators and Delegates May Decide Upon New ' Provisional President ASSOCIATED PRESS NIAGARA FALLS, dispatch! June 11. All parties to the mediation announced to night a substantial agreement lias been reached with regard to the transfer of authority in Mexico City. The exa-t machinery of the transfer has not y:t been devised, but the point settled mainly is that it will not be through the appointment by Huerta of his suc cessor under the guise of minister of foreign affairs or in any other way. To this position the I'nited States me diators have steadily adhered, assert ing it is impossible from the stand point of constitutional successes, be cause of the attitude of the American government refusing to recognize Hu erta or validate his acts. It is authoritatively learned the me diators, Impatient at the delay in re ceiving Carranza's answer, now con sider correspondence with him at the end. The agreement over the method of choosing a provisional president came through the conciliatory spirit displayed hy the Mexican delegation. Matters reached a crisis when the Americans motored across the inter national bridge at sundown for what they believed to be the final confer ence and the end of mediation. As the Americans began their dis cussion with the mediators, the latter contended again that the method of transfer must not be. construed as a recognition of Hperta, but the Amer icans reiterated that the corotitution ali.sts never accepted such a method - and the t'nited States could not yield consistently with Us own policy. Fin ally Luis Elguero, one of the Mexican delegates, entered the conference rooin and immediately a spirit of compro mise was noticeable. Observing it the Americans suggest ed that the other Mexicans come into the conference and Emilio Rahasa and Augustin Rodriguez joined the group. It was not a formal conference, but an impromptu talk and In a surprisingly brief time the Americans found they had made more headway with til-. Mexicans direct than they had previ ously by working through the media tors. The Mexican delegates appreciate, the difficulties as expressed by the Americans and although anxious y follow the constitutional form, said they would not frustrate the proceed ings on a technicality and yielded. Ac cordingly the first clause of the medi ators' plan respecting the method of transfer was omitted. A substitute process has not been agreed to and is to be left to future conferences. Frederick V. Lehmann told the cor respondents of the progress made and Justice Lamar dictated the following: "I was authorized by the mediators to say that we have substantially agreed on the first plank as to the method of the transfer of authority to the new provisional government." Names for provisional president wer-j not mentioned, but It is expected at to morow's conference, a beginning will be marie in this direction. . The Iluerta delegates are anxious that a man identified hitherto with no political faction be chosen. The Amer icans say the individual selected should be from the ranks of the constitution alists so that they would feel sufficient confidence in him to day down their arms. There is every reason to be lieve that eventually the Huerta dele gates will agree to the choice of an out and out constitutionalist. One of the individuals being talked of informally is General Natera, com mander of the central division of the constitutionalist army. Luis Cabrara, confidential advisor of General Carranza is another who is being favorably considered. He mace good impression on the Washington authorities when he argued with the officials of the government on the constitutionalist cause. Three Thousand Women Say associated pr.nss dispatch CHICAGO, June 11. Three thous and women cheered the American men as the "gv-eatest blessing to womankind" in today's meeting of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. The tribute to the nation's bread-winners that aroused the ap plause of the delegates was delivered by Mis. Percy V. Pennybacker, pre sident of the federation. "My friends," Mrs. Pennybacker said, "think what a splendid thing it is for us that we have the club hus band. Think of the ympathy they have given us in our work. What a wonderful blessing to us is the American man!" No Comment Ofl New Phase Comes From Washington ASSOCIATED press dispatch WASHINGTON', June 11. Officials of the Washington administration re fused to comment tonight on the ac tion of the mediators in refusing to wait longer for Carranza to answer their .suggestions to the constitutional ists relative to participation in the Mexican peace conference at Niegara Falls. Publication by the mediators of the exchanges thus far made between them and Carranza's agents and the report that the Smith American envoys re garded further waiting on Carranza as beneath their dignity, generally is tak en here to mean the door of mediation has closed on the constitutionalists. There are some, however, who believed that in case it is possible for Huerta and the I'nited Slates representatives to agree to terms of peace, the media tion conference might recess while the American government sought to bring about an agreement with the revolu tionist forces. The arms and ammunition for Car ranza aboard the Antilla, now at Tam pico, which the United States was too late in an effort to prevent leaving American shores, probably will be un loaded tomorrow. While the mediators at Niagara Falls were determining to close the door of the conference to Carranza because of his failure to reply to their note. Pres ident Wilson and Secretary Bryan held a protracted conference at the White House executive offices. Bryan was called to the long distance telephone and engaged in conversation with Jus tice Lamar, who informed him of the action of the mediators. "I have heard the decision of the mediators," Secretary Bryan said, "but there is nothing for me to say about it." So far as could be learned, this gov ernment will take no steps to prevent the unloading of the Antilla at Tarn pico. Carranza's representatives say the consignment of munitions of war will be in Villa's hands within throe or four days. The apprehension of General Fun ston over rumors of a passible fedc-al advance upon the outposts of Vera Cruz has become a subject of grave concern on the part of the war de partment officials here. The generi! anxiety of the officials was increased by the knowledge that a strong rebel force is operating in Vera Cruz state. In fact there is disposition among some officials to be particularly anxious over ....5 i.iesence of constitutionalists, for th latter's campaign plans are known to include the destruction of th rail way to prevent Huertas flight. The fact that Carranza had for warded no answer to the latest com munication from the mediators had been regarded in some quarters here as an indication that he did not in tend to participate in the mediation which would require the cessation of hostilities against Huerta. and more over that officials of the Washing- con government Had been aware of ims tor some time, and had so in formed the conference at Niagara Falls. It was upon this information, some believe, that the reported sug gestions were made of continuing the mediation in its present form Huerta duu me united states to agree to some form of provisional government lor .Mexico anu the nitert Sttitea tr. use its influence to induce Carranza to accept these terms during the re cess of the mediation conference. hliould such a plan be successful, according to this plan, the media tion conference would resume, and the tri-partite protocol could be signed. Another phase of the situation dis cussed here tonight was the possi bility that General Carranza had con templated a full reply to the media tors' communication, and that he might yet do so. In this event it is believed the Washington administra tion might use its influence to in sure the reception of such a reply by the mediators. Some friends of Car ranza expressed the opinion, how ever, that there would be. no reply from their chief. In dismissing the idea of partici pation in mediation as a result of to day's developments, some of Car ranza's agents declared that the cam- Man Is Blessing Although dealt a stinging blow in their battle for recognition by the federation, suffrage advocates are still hopeful cf ultimate victory. A setback came in the unanimous adoption of the report of the com -mittee on rules which gives to the committee the same arbitrary pow ers conferred on it two years ago at San Francisco. Under this rule, de late will not be permitted on an' resolution which is offered until it has been referred to a committee and then reported to the convention. The suffragists, however, after a poll of the committee was hopeful of favorable action by that body. SAY SILENCE WINS VICTORY FUR CARRANZA Agents and Supporters of the Constitutionalists Are Jubilant Over Sudden Turn of Affairs at Niag ara Falls CLAIM ADVANTAGE IS SECURED It is Now Predicted That! Disagreement of the Par ties at Niagara Falls AVill Hasten General Carran za's Reply associated press dispatch EL PASO, June 11. Agents and supporters of the constitutionalists here are jubilant over the sudden j Falls. I turn of affairs at Niagara From all sides is expressed a reit-' (ration of confidence in the friendli ness of the Washington administra tion towa'd the .Mexican revolution iry party. Prominent constitutionalists savej the opinion that despite the partici pation in the conference of the Huerta delegates and the absence of any spokesman for the Carranza fac tion, the latter has succeeded by si lence in securing the advantage. It was predicted that the disagreement of the parties at the Niagara Falls conference would hasten Carranza's cply to the proposition of tile medi ators. Traffic trouble with the telegraph no longer given as an excuse for irmnzii's delay, as communication has been established between Sultil lo and various Texas border norts. Few details have arrived from the south regarding the attack on Zaca tecas, and the investment of San Luis Potosi. It was stated, however, that Gen eral Parilo Natera, recently appoint- ed eommander of the new central military zone, was in complete com mand of the 'Zacatecas attack. General Villa, commander of the northern military zone, remained at Torreon, viewing Natera's efforts from a distance. Carranza in the meantime is giv ing his attention at Saltillo. fur to the east, to organizing his civil ei.v- i . nment and attending to the mat- 1 ters brought by the Niagara confer-! ence. The situation in Sonora occasion ed by tile factional troubles between the military and civil state govern ments, was credited us having caus ed the ' hurried trip to NoKales of Ygnacio Bonilla, Carranza's acting secretary of communications. Mr. Bonillas passed through here tonight from Saltillo. on his wav in VoyMleM where he resides. I In order to place the AVashington government in closer touch with Car lanza's headquarters, George C. Car others, special representative of the department of state was o.-dered to proceed directly to Saltillo from Torreon. Carothers, who is consular agent at Torreon, for several weeks has been representing tiie state de partment while accompanying Villa. The order fir.- Carothers' transfer from Villa's to Carranza's headquar ters is taken here as indicating that tne administration at Washington desired to begin a series of direct negotiations with the constitutional ist commander, in spite of Carran za's failure to enter the Niagara Falls conference with Huerta dele gates. Orders were issued tonight by the treasury department at Washington that customs department officials aiong me entire Mexican bonier m,,t exercise extreme vigilance to prevent the passage of arms into Mexico tv, order followed closely the sudden turn in the mediation nmHn,,., ,.. Niagara Falls. Heretofore the embargo on arms entering Mexico over the border has been purely a matter of military reg ulation, enforced ,v the United States Border patrol. The emba-go now has been taken up by the civil federal government, according to or ders received here by the collector of customs and by similar officials at other points on the frontier. paign against Huerta would be con tinued with increased activity. The movement on Zacatecas, they report ed, had already begun; fresh ammuni tion was being received ranidlv. ami they predicted the troops would be training their guns on Huerta's stronghold in Mexico City before many weeks. Apart from possible danger from Mexican bullets, is the increasing menace of an outbreak of diseases in the low, pest-ridden deserts ing the Vera Cruz district compris- The sanitary officers of the war department would breathe more easily were the soldiers and sailors en camped further within the interior, on higher ground and away from the malaria and more malignant dis eases bred in the wastes around Vera Cruz. At present the sick rate is 2.23 per cent, in tne army and in the marine corps, with one death from natural causes. Grave fears are felt that the sick rate will mount (Continued on Page Five) m Board of Trade's Special Committee Gets Quick Action, Lining Up All Forces That May Aid Im provement of Highway FEE INTERVIEW STARTED IT ALL Southern Pacific Will Send Ten Thousand Exposition i Travelers from Globe to Phoenix Next, Year if the Road is Smoothed In conferences with membeis of the reclamation sen ice. Governor Hunt ami .state officials, and with directors, the board of trade special roads committee yesterday found much to be optimistic about for the very necessary improvement of the Roosevelt highway. it was a quick action committee, and it is composed of H. Clay Paiker,. chairman. W. S. Humbert, Dwight 1!. Heard, Lin P. ,r,I,e. i j. .uooie anu n;in Welch. Stinting with an interview in The Republican, the agitation fur the im mediate improvement of the Roose- velt road has grown to a thing of 1 great moment in Phoenix, and all parties are taking it up and sup- posting it. It was Charles S. Feel of San Fram isco. general freight j and passenger agent of the Southern j Pacific who spoke those important j words: j "Improve the road and we will send from ten - to twenty thousand! tourists over it next year." Contracts with iutoinobilo men are pending. The stage line.: !i I c ?i W:i it - 1 ir.g action on the part of the busi ness men before sending for many more cars. The special committee was ap pointed lale Wednesday afternoon. Il met at H:XH yesterday morning. The first thing determined upon was a conference with Project Manager C II. Fitch, now the highest reclama tion official in the state. Mr. Fitch ' arswetod the committee with pro mises of co-operation, and will take the matter tip with nis chiefs in the interior department at once. He will also seek the co-operation of the Water Fsers' association, aiding committee to get consideration its requests. the for Forces Under Generals Tor res and Gutierrez Success ful in Rattles Potosi Last Near Vw Days' Sail Luis ASSOCIATED 1'KKSS DISPATCH SALTILLO June 11 (Tuesday via El Paso, Thursday) Constitutional ist forces under Gene:als Torres and Gutierrez have routed the federals near San Luis Potosi in a number of minor engagements within the last few days according to advices which reached Carranza tonight. Torres is operating along the line of railroad between Zacatecas and San Luis Potosi as well as divectly around the city, while Gutierrez has the federals penned up some distance north of San Luis Potosi. In these skirmishes 400 horses and a quantity of supplies and ammuni tion were captured. Colonel Segura who arrived here to confer with Car ranza, stated the major portion of the states of Puebla and Hidalfo a.-e under constitutionalists control. Constitutionalists control Puerto de Las Pinas, an important town in the state of Jalisco which has been occupied by Obregon's forces. The constitutionalists were fully prepared to prevent a federal block ade at Tampieo, said official mes sages received here today by Car ranza. Word was received that the federal gunboats Bravo and Za'.'agoza should have taken up positions out side Tampieo harbor to prevent the entrance of vessels bearing ammuni tion for the constitutionalists. Gen eral Cabellero, however, had planted strong batteries commanding the harbor mouth to cover the entry, of the merchant vessels, and little anx iety was felt hee us to the safe en try of the cartridges. Carranza and Gonzales, command ing, the eastern military zone, spent nearly all of yesterday in conference preparatory to the movemnt of 1C 000 men now here to the soutii. The troops gradually are being sent away and Gonzales left today for Monte rey to take personal charge of the campaign in the west. The poor of saltillo, General Car ranza's favorite city, and where he served a governor, flocked today around the palace where the consti tutionalist chief has established head inniiT rrnrni I ft HUUI rtUtlMLb IN NUMBER OF Minnn nniiTO miNun ribnia w,Bi Fir Esp mfIs& POT S FiOENIX "Phoenix must not let the opportunity slip to thousand people routed through here from Globe next year. If the southern part of the state has pockets, it should get the Roosevelt road fixed up of the Board of Trade. t "The state has not now any fund available. The convicts are promised to Gila county. But by early next winter theie may be some money available in the auto ihk fund. .Maricopa, county should get with Gila county on this matter. Let the Gila, supervisors use the prisoners on the Roosevelt road. The state will cooperate all it can." Governor Hunt. "You may count on support from the state engineer's office." K. P. Adams, assistant state engineer. "The Phoenix board of trade wili meet with the Globe Chamber of Commerce through their committee which goes to Giobe Saturday. An ef fort will be made to connect with the Water l.'scrs' Association and the reclamation service. All of us working together ought to be able to get the Roosevelt road repaired. This is the most important bit of roads boosting Phoenix hap ever done. In addition to the tliousands of exposition travelers on the S. P. there will be other hundreds routed through by the Raymond Whitcomb tours people." Harry Welch, secretary of the Hoard of Trade. "We are all working for this road improvement as we have, worked for nothing else in that line. The benefit to Phoenix from thousands of inter ested tiavelers next year will be tremendous. By routing its special train loads of exposition tourists from Bowie to Olotie and thence to Phoenix by automobile over the scenic highway, the Southern Pacific will make of Phoe nix practically a through line city." H. Clay Parker, chairman board of trade special committee on Roosevelt road improvement. uher conferences with Governor r Hunt "and membeis of the state en-I e ginc-ers oil ice followed, and here too, were ready promises of assistance. The committee reported progress lo tile board of directors at its meet ing last evening, and plans another session this morning at S:;iO. On Saturday, Governor Hunt will take the board of supervisors and this committee to Globe, uliei'e at the bidding of President Franklin F. Towle, they will all be present at an important meeting of sub-committees of the chamber of commerce. At this meeting it can be arrans- Cll that the convicts work part oi j tiie time ! bellei ing on the big highway, as in ; this particular road. Gila no less than .Maricopa will fitted. count v. be her. What Is Needed the present lime, the Roosevelt is in poor condition for comfort travel. If a motorist wants to At road able j make any son of time he must mm or numerous bumps, must slow down al most to the limit through some of the bad passages and must be ever wary of the chucks. Neither the state or the county has any money to spend on the road. Phoe nix, the city, is to be one of the main j beneficiaries of the improved road, hut 'under present financial conditions cau- FOUR BALLOONS OFF IN DISTANCE FLIGHT PORTLAND, June 11. Four big I balloons sailed away from Port- j I land late today on a west by i ! southwest wind in the fiist na- i tional balloon race ever started I I from the northwest. All had ; ! passed over the eastern horizon : before nightfall with prospects of : making long flights into the in- I terior. Ktich balloon carried a pilot, a passenger and provisions for a week. Kach was also pro vided with carrier pigeons as means of communication. Combine Against Re-Election Of Smoot To Senate (ASSOCfATKP I-HRSS MSPATl Hi SALT LAKK CITY. June 11 With the avowed Reed Smoot intent for re- to deteat defeat Senator election, the dem ocratic and progressive state ventions. held separately here. eon - com- b net on .1 state ticket, nominating . J?mes H Movie of Salt Lake, demo- crat, for the senate: Frank P.. Step hens, Salt Lake, democrat, tor Sll preme court justice; James H. Mays, Salt Lake, progressive and Lewis Larson, Manti. progressive for rep- resentatives. . Roth conventions nominated Dr. E. O. Cowans of Ogden, superintendent of the state industrial school, as a. non-pa"tisan candidate for superin tendent of public instruction. Moyle is an attorney, also heavily interested in wool, beet sugar and other local industries. He is a vig orous supporter of the Wilson ad ministration. Stephens is a well known attorney and personal friend of Bryan. Mays is a coal operator. Larson is an attorney and Cowans is a physician. -o BURNS BABE IN STOVE 1 ASSOCIATED PRRSS DISPATCH) PRINF.VILLE, fire., June 11. D. K. Sheldon, aged 26, was arrested charged with murdering his own infant chill. 'Sheldon and his wife live near Crisley Mountain, a remote district. The baby was born late. last night. Early today women were in the neighborhood of the Sheldon home and found the mother and child doing well. A few hours later Sheldon told them the child ha1 died and he had buried it. The sheriff and c oroner found the child's body, par tially burned in a stove. quarters. Each woman was given five pesos by the order of General Caivanza. The plaza was crowded for hours while stocks of new cur rency were distributed. An announcement issued tonight gives the farmers every guarantee to return to work in the state. I QM MAM UNI get from ten to twenty on the Southern Pacific to dig down in its own " A. I.. Moore, president t rendu- further aid. H will take j considerable work to make the road as j smooth ami even as it was shortly after ) it w as finished, but this need not take re:.t deal of money if the convict jcr'n be secured to do the work. Sever , al outfits of sera pi rs. drags anil ma terial wagons will be required, as well as teams, camp equipment and tents. The shipment of thousands of visi tors over tin- Roosevelt highway can j cot hat result in the addition of sell ers to th.- valley. In no other way can i tourist be so impressed as by the trip 1 1 em i. be to phoenix. In time, U possible for the Southern Pa- I will e'fic to work up interest in this side, trio, advertise it big and so aid tile valley. The Roosevelt trip can easily be made as important a side feature to the Kspee as the Grand Canyon is to th.. Santa Fe. What It Will Cost . Liberal estimates place the cast of repairing the road at iess than $6000. Of this amount, part can be raised in the cities of phoenix, Mesa and Tem po. The work can be directed by the state engineer, with honor convicts do ing the bulk of the grading and team ing. This expenditure, it is believed, can be so applied as to keep the road in good condition until it becomes part of a National park and falls under the care of the I'nited Stales government. Attorney General Farrar is Asked to Decide Whether Progressives or Repub licans Occupv the Second Place f ASSOCIATED PREPS DISPATCH 1 DFNVFR. June 11. Jesse F. Mc Donald, chairman of the republican state central committee, and E. P. Cos tigan, progressive leader, today re quested Attorney General Fred Farrar to pass upon the question of whether the republicans or progressives are the I second party in size in Colorado. I'pon the final decision of the con- I troversy hinges the. right to name elt-c tion judges in cities of 5.000 or more to I ' iaie ilii uriiimi.iiiu ti 'jumirc- -it the coming state election. At the last general election Mr. Cos tigan, who was candidate for gover nor, received over 66.000 votes. Clif ford Parks, the republican candidate, received over 63.000 vates. Further action looking to the fusion of one faction of the progressive party in Colorado with the republicans with a law and order platform were taken today when Arthur B. Smith, chair man of the Denver county republican lentral committee, replied in the affir mative to a letter from John B. Steph ens, president of the progressive party i SECOND IN SIZE ! IN COLORADO Pullman Company Admits Tips Augment Salaries associated press dispatch! SAN FRANCISCO, June 11. The state railroad commission, through President Eshleman, frankly expressed dissatisfaction with the reforms in stituted by the Pullman Company in the California sen-ice and declared the reforms effected less weight than the- continuance of the evil-tipping system. Eshleman declared the company's attitude regarding tipping and the announcement that its pay rate was based on the. amount of tips given Pullman poiters "was revolting." He found the company is willing to make an improvement that will not cost money, but that is not enough to convince the commission a sincere TOLLS REPEAL BILL IS PASSED BY THE SENATE The Passage of the Measure After a Bitter Struggle Lasting Several Months is Regarded as Wilson Victory NO PROMISE OF APPROVAL While President lias Not Officially Announced He Will Sign Measure, No Veto is Thought at All Likely associated press dispatch! WASHINGTON. June 11. The re peal of the Panama canal tolls ex emption for American coastwise ship ping passed the senate tonight by a vote iof 50 to 35. The measure now goes back to the house, which is ex pected to accept the Simmons -Norris amendment especially reserving rights the Fnited States may have under the Hay-Pauncefote treaty. The passage of the bill after a bit ter struggle that has lasted several months is regarded as another victory for President Wilson. Although thir teen republicans came to the aid of the democrats who voted for the bill on final passage, the president initiated, the movement in his party to repeal it. Behind him were democrats who voted "aye" when lined up on the last test. Pittman of Nevada, Smith of Arizona, voted for; Ashurst of Ari zona, Newlands of Nevada and ! Perkins and Works of California vot ! ed against. There has been no certain promise from the White House that the presi dent will sign the bill with the quali fying amendment, but there has been no declaration that he will veto it, and party leaders in the senate are practically certain its approval as amended by the house will lead at last to favorable action by the presi dent. Eleven democrats led by O'Gorman fought consistently to the end and even an hour before the last vote was taken they did not abandon their ef forts to amend the bill to meet their view of the manner which American rights in the canal and American rights to exempt coastwise shipping from canal toll payment have been guarded. The senate was weary with us long time at debate and at the time Vice President Marshall put the question for the pnssage of tho bill, oratory had died down, the chamber was ouiet and the vote was taken with but little excitement. Earlier in the evening there was an outbreak among the democrats which showed more plainly than any thing which has gone before, the deep feel ing that has been aroused by this bill. Senators Vardamnn of Mississippi and West of Georgia came near to blows, creating a scene such as hail not been witnessed on the floor in many years. The bill pgpbably will be sent over to the house tomorrow and can be. taken up at once if house leaders de sire. With the senate amendment, it is a subject of conference if leaders on the house side insist upon onp, but it can be finally disposed of imme diately, as far as congress is concern ed if the house accepts the senato amendment and agrees to the bill as sent them from the senate 9ide. A conference would delay final approval by congress, but it is not expected that the measure would be kept in conference more than a few days. The evident temper of the senate to defeat bill unless amended is ex pected to have weight with the house and the democrats, anxious to put an end to the matter as soon as possi- (Continued on Page Five.) league, asking that efforts be made in the various counties of the state to agree to fusion. Committees on fusion were named yesterday br the republi can county chairman and the progres sive league faction of tho progressive party. t effort is being mado to meet half I way its recommendation for the cor rection of the abuses. "If you are getting enough in rates, said Eshleman, then you should pay your employes enough to live on. We can't force you to pay salaries, but if you can't afford to pay them we can raise the rates. We protest that you and other public ser vice corporations cannot continually pass the buck to this commission. It is up to you to stop these practices and pay your men decent wages. "General Manager Dean of the com pany declared it is human nature to tiid for good services and so long as tips brought it, tipping never could be abolished.