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AM INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR 12 PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE '13, 1914 12 PAGES VOL'. XXV. NO. 20 FIRST PROTOCOL MEETS WITH APPROVAL OF ALL ENVO YS AND DELEGA TES Representatives of United States and Huerta Gov ernments Officially Affix Signatures to Notable Peace Document PLAN STANDS THE ACID TEST It Provides a Government i in Mexico of a Character I Later to Which the Be Provided! tinted States! Will Reco!nize ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH NIAGARA FALLS, June 12. The delegates of the United States and the Hutvta governments formally af fixed their signatures in the presence of the mediators to the first pro tocol of the series through which it is hoped to restore peace in Mexico. The agreement reached yesterday in 1 elation to the manner of transferring the executive power of Huerta to a new provisional government stood the acid test of reduction to writing. It provides a government is to he constituted in Mexico of a eharac er later to be provided, which will be recognized by the United States on date to lie fixed, and which font that date forward shall exercise all the public functions until a consti tutionalist president is inaugurated. The Mexican delegates, while abandoning the constitutional form of succession as part of the protocol, are satisfied because it does not deny Huerta's right to name as minister of foreign affairs the man chosen for provisional president, if the latte.' sees fit to accept the immigration from him. It is not considered pro bable, however, that the new pro visional president, who is likely to be a, constitutionalist, would take the executive power directlv from i Huerta, but that he might do so from some other individual whom Huerta might leave in authority. The Ame. :can delegates consii'-rr the method of transfer a closed in -cident. AH parties are now concen trating on the second part of the peace jilan, which relates to the name of the provisional president, and possibly will include his cabinet of four. The protocol is the embodi ment of that which the United States has been striving for for more than a. year the elimination of Huerta. While the constitutionalists were not parties to today s protocol, there i;-. nothing in it to which they are likely to object, and if admitted to the conferences they still may at tach their signatures. The question of constitutionalist representation is still an open one. The mediators say they will not of ficially admit the Carranza delegates unless they agree to an armistic. It is not doubted that the American delegates may try to secure a hear- I ins for the constitutionalists, and I that some way may be found for them to participate in the peace parleys after they arrive. This plank in the peace plans was reduced to the form of a protocol after more than three weeks' dis cussion, In the last three days, of which so serious a disagreement had arisen that the success of mediation was threatened. The brief protocol is significant of two things: it makes no mention of Huerta as provisional president, as stated in Associated Press dis patches last night, and omits the method of transfer which the Mexi can delegates and the mediators s-uggested, to which the United States objected on the ground that its retention would be tantamount I to recognition of the existing regime. (Continued on Page Five.) REPRESENT CARRANZA AT WASHINGTON x$$$ - if - - ,v Left to right: Jose Vasconcelos, Jose Urqaidi, Rafael Zubaron and L. A. Peredo. These men form the constitutionalist junta at Washington. They keep in constant touch with Carranza, and make it their business to cultivate sentiment among officials at the national capital favorable to the consti tutionalist cause. A'ascnncelos is also one of those chosen to represent the constitutionalists at Niagara Falls. HEAT WAVE SEEMS BROKEN i WASHINGTON, June 12 The withering heat th.it caused suffer- j ing and death in many cities of the central valleys during the first r four days of the week lias been succeeded by cooler weather nearly j everywhere except along the At- j lantic coast from Boston south- ward, where relief is expected to- morrow. , Tiolnv Rncic (If J Carranza s rolicy Toward Mediators ("associated press dispatch EL PASO, June 12 Delay is the basis of Carranza's policy, according to information received tonight. The important cities of Mazatian, on the west coast, and Zacatecas, in Central Mexico, are being attacked, and the investment of San Luis Potosi, it is said, is becoming menacing to the federal defenders. Two of the semi officially announced delegates of the Mexican revolutionists, Luis Cabrera and Jose Vasconcillos, are in the United States within a short trip to Niagara Kails. Fernando Iglesias ('alderon, leader of the liberal party, reported as named the third man of the constitutionalist commission, is still with Carranza at Saltillo. He could not reach Niagara Kails in much less than a week. In the meantime the constitution alists continue to make military 1 rogress which will enforce further their dominant position in demand ing certain diplomatic advantages nvc' tile central government in Mex ico City. The only menace to this supposed plan today was rumors. ! partiaiiy admitted by those in of ficial touch with the situation, that the long suspected estrangement be : tween Carranza anil Villa is rapidly ! nearing a crisis. Villa, to whose ! credit is given nearly all the recent successes of the revolution, remains at Torreon, viewing the efforts of Genercl Xatera, the recent appointee j of Carranza's, to take Zacatecas. I Reports from the south indicate that Villa has shown great resent ment at Carranza's recent attitude i toward him. especially in the Xatera ! appointment. Carranza issued an or !d(.r tonight to Villa that he proceed from T.) Teon to the assistance of : Xatera in the attack on Zacatecas. This, it was announced officially here, is taken as having a direct bearing on the relation between I Villa, as the .commander of the nor ', thern division, and Xatera, us the j head of the newly created central I zone, and their mutual relation with Carranza as commander-in-chief of all constitutionalist forces. o TWO DEAD IN WRECK Santa Fe Passenger Train Crashes Into Rear End of Freight associated vxkss dibfatch SAX BERNARDINO, June 12. Tw.i pasengers were killed and seven badly injured, some probably fatally, when the east bound California Limited on the Santa Fe struck the rear end rtf a freight at Bagdad, California, lfiO miles east of here. The names of the; dead and injured are not yet avail able. Most of the dead and injured were in the dining car. which was demol- ' ished. The freight train was enter ling the yards at Bagdad when ths , limited struck the rear end, demolish ; ing the front cars of the passenger I train. A relief train left Barstow. nn- ...u. was due to leave here at mid and It is reported a third is on nigilt the way from Needles. GOVERNMENT IS OPTIMISTIC OF BAN PEACE Prospects of Success of Me diation in Huerta-Car-ranza Imbroglio Places Cabinet Members in Jubi lant Frame of Mind 1 1 A Y E G OVERNMENT TRANSFER PLAN Secretarv Brvau Admits That Part of 'Problem Has Been Solved, But De clines to Make Details Public associated press dispatch "WASHINGTON", June 12. The Washington government was so op timistic over the prosnects of the success of mediation in the Mexican imbroglio that members of the cab inet fairly radiated jubilation when thev left the White House after a conference with the president, who broke his long silence on the subject by authorizing the declaration that the outlook tor mediation is very en couraging. Secretary Bryan verified reports from Niagara Kalis that the Huerta delegates ami the United Slates representatives had reached an agreement on the method by which the transmission of authority in Mexico is to be conducted from , Huerta. to the proposed provisional i government. The secretary "declined to reveal the details of the method proposed. The White House learned that Car his atti the cam- ranza aiiheted strictly to I lude that an armistice in paign against Huerta should not be required. ord from Niagara Falls I that mediators would not officially I receive into the conference the Car iianza delegates threw no damiier on the enthusiasm of the Washington ( fficials hopes for ultimate peace. I Secretaries Bryan and Daniels j traded yarns as they patted each cilier on the shoulder and when 'pressed with more serious questions ; agreed the Mexican situation is looking very hopeful fvom the view point ot the United States. Again in official circles reference to the suggestion that Carranza's agents could be unofficially welcomed by the American and Huerta delegates to discuss the plans of settlement unon which a wav might he found later lor the mediators' eventually to be signed United States and Huerta, protocol by the and also the constitutionalists. j As announced here today the com- j missioners of the constitutionalists will be Fernando Iglesias calderon. for many years prominent in Mexi can affairs, formerly a. minister in the cabinet of President Diaz; Luis Cabrera, active in the constitutional ist ranks and recently returned from Europe, and Jose Vasconcelos, a young Mexican lawyer who has been prominent in the revolution move ment for several years. In discussing the tentative agree ment between the Huerta and the American commissioners at Niagara Fails as to the method of ending the Huerta regime in Mexico, Secre tary Bryan intimated that a way had been found to accomplish the task in accordance with the Mexican con stitution without any recognition of Huerta by this government. That the Mexican delegates had yielded in their determination that Huevta be allowed to designate his successor by appointing a secretary of gluts who would become provi sional president, was made known by the mediators last night. This was not only welcomed as good news by the Washington gov ernment, but showed it had gained an important point, because it long had been known that such a pro visional president never would be ac ceptable to the constitutionalists. Persistent rumors that General Huerta was about to resign weve brought to Mr. Bryan's attention. While he admitted that he had heard of these, he asserted that he had no official informaion on the subject. While peace prospects were bright ening and Carranza's agents were in constant touch with the Washington i c administration over the late media tion developments, the revoluion in Mexico was going steadily ahead. I Obvegon was reported to be leading a terrible assault upon Mazatian on the west coast of Mexico, and the fall of the city is being predicted before many days. At Zacatecas the revolutionists continued fighting and ammunition for Villa to be used in the campaign against San Luis Potosi had been unloaded from the steamer Antilla at Tampieo and is enroute to Tor reon b- rail. Some of the revolutionary leaders assorted that they looked for only one mo.-e imiortant battle, that at Fan l.uis Totosi. Iven that, they believed, would not compare in fero city with Torreon, Tanipico or even Seltillo. With regard to ammunition being shipped from the United States President Wilson made the position of this government clear in the ex- (Continues on Page Two.) Interest Of Phoenix In Road Is Assnaranee Eoomgh Savs Fee General Passenger Agent of S. P. Announces He Will Go. on With Tour Contracts Knowing Road Will Pe Fixed COMMITTEE HOLDS IMPORTANT MEETS Every Element in Valley is Co-operating vn Better ing Roosevelt Road and Hotel Facilities for Expo sition Tourists "With you gentlemen woiking on the problem, I feel safe in going ahead wi'r. our contracts, and pre paring oi,r advertising for the Clobe Phc enix leg in transcontinental travel over the Southern Pacific." said Charles S. Fee. general passenger agent of the road at a luncheon with mombeis of the board of trade com- Imittee, Governor Hunt, state and county officials yesterday. At a meeting held yesterday morn ing at the board of trade between the good roads committee of that organi zation, the officers of the board of trade, John P. trine, president of the Water Users' Association, Lin Mime, representing the board of supervisors, it was decided that every possible ac tion should be taken toward getting the Roosevelt road into first class shape with the least possible delay, so that the Southern Pacific, in its worid's fair advertising might fea ture as a part of their exposition business, the diverting of travel from 3oui'' to Globe, thence by automobile via the Roosevelt Dam, to Phoenix. and on to the west by Maricopa. All agreed that the advantage from the i advertising from such a trip to this community would be immense. A luncheon was arranged at the Ari zona Club yesterday noon at which the following gentlemen were present: Chas. S.. Fee, general passenger agent of the Southern Pacific: K. W. Clapp and F. K. Batturs and C. M. Scott of that system: Governor Hunt, representing the state: K. P. Adams, representing the state engineer's of fice: C. H. Fitch, representing the reclamation service: John P. Orme, piesid.iu oi ii. i v. W. U. Assn. 'Million Population Clul" Entry in Race from Port land Struck by Liffhtninj?, is Only Word Received bv Anxious Watchers ASSOCIATED PRKSS PORTLAND, June DISPATCH 12 ( tne brief message telling of disaster to the bal loon of the Million Population Club was the only word received up to late today from three out of the four bal loons which started from here yester day in a race under the auspices of the Aero Club of America. Of the fate of the Kansas City III and the Spring field there is an omnious silence. The other balloon in the race, the Uncle Sam, was wrecked in a thunder storm last night. This morning on the wings of a white carrier pigeon was brought this laconic message from the Million Population club: Balloon struck by lightning. Berry hurt; come quick. Morrison." The message was written by George Y. Morrison, probably while in a daze for he failed to give his location. His companion, Captain John Berry of St. Louis pilot. Every effort possi ble is being made to find the Million Population club craft and the other two unreported balloons. The United States forest service has ordered every forester in the Oregon Cascade mountains to search. It is believed the Million Population club balloon probably went down some- i where in the dense forests on the w-est slope of the Cascades, southeast of here, as the balloon, was last seen traveling in that direction by occu pants of the Uncle Sam just before the storm drove the latter to earth. Morrison is an experienced frontier man from Lewistown, Idaho. It is be lieved he will be able to find his way out of the mountains and bring aid to his injured companion, unless he is too badly injured himself. Word came late today from Liberal, about forty miles southeast of here, that the balloon was seen by a ranch hand close to the earth at two thirty this morning. The occupants shouted to him asking for their direction but he did not say who they wet p. While the Springfield and Kansas City may have passed safely through the storm, over the Cascades into the thinly set tled region, it feared they met the same fate as the Million Population club, and it is regarded as almost Im possible that there may not hp some report of their being sighted had they continued in flight today. The Kansas City is piloted by John PIGEON BWS I MESSAGE ABOUT f RMnnuin ami Al Moore and Harry Welch, rep resenting the board of trade; and Clay Parker, W. S. Humbert and Dwifiht B. "Heard, the special commit tee appointed 'by the hoard of trade to take up this road miitter. The board of supervisors would have been present at this luncheon but W-re detained bv another important engagement, but assurances have been j given of their complete co-operation, j The determination shown by all j those attending this luncheon to de- i vise ways and means to actually put I the road into first class shape, and j the spirit of complete co-operation shown by the speakers representing the various interests present, indi cates clearly the certainty of making of this road 'project a success and) securing the much desired routing of j the tourists by the dam and through the Salt Hiver Valley. A number of talks were made, j every man pledging his utmost co- j operation. Mr. Fee. who has just i come over the road, spoke enthtisi- j ,.;.. .jll,- thu iri-.t n.l.iiit- ;in,l lif.'llitv I ' the trip, advised that tlu art de- I pai tment of the Southern Pacific I hud, tlie past week, taken large number the wondi they were assured of the repair of the road and ihe increase in hotel accommodations at Globe, that in its advertising to be sent out about the i middle of August, it would specially leature this trip, and he illustrated tic- advantages of such a side trip f-'.m his previous experience in sim ilar work in connection with the Yrl-bwi-lor.e Park side trip. Four automobile loads of good r .'or Globe, that the committees, repi countv may meet with those of Gila past w eei, liuteii a i.o s j of photographs illustrating j ')"",,'I'"t,' dcrs of this route, that ifl1:,rk- , s: of the Roosevelt highway. Governor Hunt will take Assistant State Fn; H. Clay Parker, chairman of the board of trade topic, will take George Peabody of Chandler, .1. possibiy Project Manager Filch. In another car den! of the board of tra ie, Messrs. V. P. Orme. The board of stipervisoi s officials of the Southern Pacific ir.d j Phoenix will occupy another machine. i The conference is arranged with the Globe chamber of commerce and i representatives of various organizations in tlie Giia county seat for two : o'clock this afternoon. I By continued work as in the past three days, the committees will be able to give the Fspoe ample assi. ranee of ihe improvement of the road, the ! increase in hon-l facilities al Globe, the addition of an eating station at I Coosovelt hit that the r.dverlising to' be issued shortly for Kxposition tra- vol may be nuo'e to include definite statements about this manificent side ; trip. WAIVE DEMANDS FOR RECOGNITION COLLIFRS, V. Va- June 12. The strike of 400 miners of the I West Virginia and Pittsburg Coal company here was declared ; off following the announcement i of leaders of the miners that I hey w ould w aive their -demand for recognition of the union. It is unofficially stated that the company' has g.anted an eight hour day, the wage scale of the United Mine Workers, and has given the miners the protection of the insurance department of the West Virginia public service commission. Mount Lassen Is Spouting Smoke From New Crater I ! (associated pkess dispatchI e idence and data to this effect. The REDDING. June 12. The fourth statement ot the company's operat tud greatest eruption of steam and 1 mg expenses and receipts was fol- smoke from the new opening near the peak of Mount Lassen at the ' on ihe part of the state, and motion foot of the Shasta Range, occurred on the part of the railroad to ex late today. The smoke column cept the company from any ruling veached an estimated height of 25(111! which the commission ranv see fit feet. The first spurt of smoke was seen at 3:15 o'clock this afternoon. A ' great column rose above the snow ' on the mountain top and seemed lo stand in the sky for a half hour. It gradually subsided, but was followed i by puffs and jets at intervals as long as the watchers were able to ! see the outline of the mountain ' against the sky. The first outbreak of Mt. Lassen occurred May 30. and b.'oke a hole on the side of the mountain near to the peak. A sec-' end, somewhat larger, occurred June 1 and a third June 8. None of them approximated the magnitude of the one tonight, all ascribed to the melting snow reaching certain chem ical formations within the mountain. Watts of Kansas City and carried Rosco Fawcett. sporting editor of a Portland newspaper, as passenger. The Springfield is piloted by Roy Donald son of Springfield, III., and carried Wilbur Henderson of Portland as a passenger. Both of these balloons took carrier pigeons wilh them. Captain John Berry is one of the most experienced aeronauts in this country anil this is bis filst serious accident. He was winner of the first national balloon race in this country, which was held in Indianapolis in RlOfi, He also has competed in in ternational races in Germany and France. He is Gil years old and is a resident of St. Louis. The carrier pigeon which arrived at its cote hot o wet from the storm, shortly before 1 p. m. with word of the disaster to the Million Population Club, showed fatigue, according to its owner, George Warren. Mr Fitch bespoke on the part of the reclamation service, the desire to co-operate to the fullest extent, re ferred to the national pa.i k bill now hefore congress and the advantages to Arizona of as much traffic through the park as possible. Mr. Fitch also suggested the need of proper regula tions of traffic over the road and provision after the road was once put in first class condition, for its continued maintenance. Governor Hunt assured the gentle men present of the utmost co-operation on the part of Ihe state and of the slate engineer department, and suggested that some arrangement coiil, I probably be made for the use of the convict labor now employed on the load from Globe to Roose velt. j John '. limn- stated that the Wa iter Users' Association felt the great I need of putting this road in proper repair and dwelt on tne tremenuous advantage to the Salt River Valley in bringing these thousands of new peo- !"- '- ' ""'" -ligation valley wnicn it supplies. "1 sincerely hope Gila county will with us on the National ii I. 'It will benefit them now believe. As for more than tliey j fixing the road. Arizona people are I noted for doing what they say they w ill do aud you gentlemen have cer tainly got together on Ihis matter." ! Mr. Monro, who presided at tile 'luncheon, stated that he felt nothing more important than this project of I improving and using the Roosevelt i Con t in ued on Paue Six.! ads workers leave early senling all the interests in a coiifi rem e over the this morning of Maricopa improvement ineer Adams and a party, committee- on this special S. Warring of Mesa and vill go A. L. Moore, presi- S. Humbert, Dwight vill go in their car. iding Superintendent B. Heard, with the c. M. so John clerk, tt of ( 'or toration Commiss i o n's Own Expert Testifies That Lol'disburg-Moreilci Lino is Not Operating at Prof i t A sk Exempt i m That the operation of the Arizona and New Mexico railway is not pro fitable undc.- existing rates, and the reduction of them by the corpora lion commission is not justifiable, is the finding of Accountant William B. Sangster, of the commission, who late yesterilr evidence and statement ot ing expenses afternoon submitted i ,. wed bv- the dismissal of the witness i to make. Tne motion was ruled out by the commission, and a subsequent motion to excuse the witnesses of the railroad company until Septem ber was not considered. The Arizona and New Mexico, which runs from Lordsburg, N. M. to Clifton and Morenci. Arizona, oper ates a little over 4!) miles of railroad in the tate. The report of the com mission's accountants failed to make any showing by which the present rates could be reduced, - and the counsel for. the company contended that any .'eduction would be confis catory. , Southern Pacific officials were on the stand practically all day yester day, tinder direct and cross-examina AMI fill CANNOT AFFORD DcniiPTiny c 1 1 L U U U 1 1 U 11 u Soon To Sign Treaties With France And Great Britain ASSOCIATE PHESS DISPATCH WASHINGTON. June 12. Secre tary Brynn for the United States, Ambassado Jussevand for France and Ambassador Cecil Spring-Rice for Great Britain, will soon sign on the same day peace treaties modeled af ter those already signed by Secretary Bryan wilh sixteen nations. The signing of these treaties awaits only the approval of the British pact by the British self-governing colonies. The Anglo-American and F.-anco-Ameriean treaties will in a general way follow a similar pact already signed by Secretary Bryan with the SIGNATURE PRESIDENT ALL Clause of the Panama Canal Act Exempting Coast wise Shipping from Tolls Will Soon lie Officially, liepealed . HOUSE ACTS MOST PROMPTLY) Xow Seems Quite Certain That President Will Af fix His Name to Bill Not Later Than Next Mon day K. i.. ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH WASHINGTON, June 12. Only the president's signature is necessary to repeal the clause of the Panama canal act exempting coastwise ship ping from tolls. The long and bit tei fight in congress ended today when the house after a brief debate i and without the formality of a con ference, accepted by a vote of 21G I to 71 the senate amendment specific I ally reserving all rights the United ' States may have under the Hay j Pauncefote treaty or otherwise, j The president is expected to sign ; the measure on Monday, j It is just a little more than three j months ago that he addressed the I house and senate in joint session. I urgently asking for the repeal of the i exemption clause that the nation I might keep its treaty obligations. ! Before ending the contest by con i curving in the senate amendment the I house voted down, 174 to 10S, the proposal advanced by Representative Moss, of West Virginia, to attach to the repeal a flat declaration of the tight of the United States to ex empt its vessels from tolls and of the sovereignty of the United iStates over the canal zone. There were flashes of heat in tho debate today. Underwood, the dem ocratic leader, although voting for Ihe senate amendment, said that congress should never have made this "un-American surrender," as he called the amendment, "ineffective and negative." Republican Leader Mann, who vig orously opposed the repeal, sup ported the amendment, declaring it h ft the entire question of the rights of this country to be determined in the future. o STRIKE SPREADS ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH PITTSBURG, June 12. The strike c 10,000 employes of the various so called Westinghouse plants has spread to the plant of the Union Switch and Signal company. Between 1.100 and 1.40ft employes of the company walked out at noon. o THE WEATHER WASHINGTON, zona: Fair. June 12. For Ari- tion, and will take the stand and present additional data this morning. j The method of arriving at rates, the relation ot the speed ana weight ot trains to track damage, and of re paivs to locomotives used to haul lo cal and through trains were among the features of railroad operation considered. J. H. Dyer, superintendent of the Tucson division, testified that the operation of fast trains caused much greater damage to the track than trains moving at a lower rate of speed. He cited the case of the celebrated "Gates Special," which was run some three years ago from Yuma, tc El Paso at an average rate of 51.S miles per hour, and said that it took the trackmen eight months to line up the track after that "run. Charles S. Fee, passenger traffic manager, F. H. Batturs, general pas senger agent; J. H. Dyer, superin tendent of the Tucson division; Ro bert Adams, assistant auditor, and J. B. Pope, assistant chief engineer in charge of valuation, were on the stand yesterday for the railroad company. The heaving was ad journed late in the afternoon until 10 o'clock this morning. Netherlands. They provide that all questions arising between the United States and the respective European powers which cannot be settled by diplomacy, shall be submitted for in vestigation for a period of at least a year to an international commission of five members. During the inves tigation hostilities would not be en tered into, but the findings of the commission would not be binding. Secretary Bryan and Minister Bryan have agreed upon the terms of a ' similar treaty between the United States and Norway which will be signed at the state depart ment within a few days.