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AN INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL. AN TWEXTY-SIXTIl YE All S PAGES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, "WEDNESDAY MOKX1XCS, JU,NTE 10, 1015 8 PAGES VOL. XXVI. NO. ' VOTES ENOUGH E FOR LAND BILL Twenty - thive Two-Thirds o :ship of House Members, I Member-j ;' iave the ! I .Measure Approval on its! I Third Readinir. j! SENATORS GOING TO THE HAT TODAY 31st 'Interesting Feature the Organization of Land I K'i a rtmen t Wi II I Vol a -bly He Aeted Cpou He ll fore Noon. J"s enough votes to carry the liandicap tf the emergency clause, the public land bill was passed bv I the house yesterday afternoon. to ( the surprise of the leaders ppcsition who had counted from nine to ten votes. The utes of the bill were not sure the roll call began of more twenty-three of the thirty two bers present. Twenty-four. f the J upon advo-j when th in ! mem - ! t wo- ! thirds of the fall membershin .if rhn house were necessary. The bill w as I Kent at once to the senate where it i w ill be taken up this morning and it j was stated last night that it would; 'e definitely known by noon what changes, if any, would be made in I the organization of the land depart-I ment. ' Many members of the senate have' made no secret of their purpose to j change the organization and they' yaid that they believed that it could,' e done in such a way as to secure ! the concurrence of the house, other i changes, it was said, would be of a minor character and would not likely invite serious antagonism in the' liouse. Some of the memlers of the' senate are opixmed to the section of: the bill prescribing ceds from the sale 1 inds or their products shall be in- vested in first farm mortgages. They ' have, or some of them, no objection' to such an investment hut thev w. I lieve that the provision i. unconsti- tutional in that it limits the power ' f the treasurer, the governor and ! the secretary lth iit the of the stale, enabling act conferred and the conptit ution. By both of those instruments the treasurer, with the approval of the governor and the secretary of state must invest the proceeds in interest earing securities. To specify any class of securities is held to be a limitation of this authority. It has been suggested that the language of the enabling act and the constitution lie substituted for this section and that it shall then be provided that investments may be made in first f.rrm mortgages. Th Last Stage in the House The third reading of substitute house bill Xo. 1 was begun yester day morning and proceeded rather xlowly on account of inquiries made by members a to whether amend ments that had been made had been Incorporated into the finished bill. Several errors were discovered, due to the haste of preparing the final copy At three o'clock in the after noon the reading was finished and with unanimous consent the enroll ing and engrossing committee was directed to make corrections. Half (Continued on Page Six) o r INCREASE OF TAXES IN CALIFORNIA I j SACRAMENTO. June 13. Cor I porations of California will pay 1 into the treasury in taxes on ' their operative properties $1, ! 427.134 more this year than last. according to the report of State Controller Chambers to the stale board of equalization. The total corporation tax amounts to J15,- 03R.798. The railroads are the biggest tax payers with J6.38, j 2X3. an increase or 270.6nx over , last year. NONE TO SPAR President's Mexican Note Is Generally Approved associated press dispatch KL PASO. June 15. Stories of the wide approval given the president's Mexican note by native and foreign residents of Mexico City of the acti vities of the international committee to relieve the food shortage; of for eigners resisting the payment of taxes proclaimed by ohregon during his brief occupation of the capital, and of looting by Mexican soldiers despite the guarantees proclaimed by the individual commanders, were re lated here by Americans who reached the lorder after an eleven day over land journey from the Mexican capi tal. They slated that on May 12 an at tempt was made to assassinate Rocjue Garza, then the provisional president of Mexico City, In the BOTH THE AUSTRIANS AND GERMANS CLAIM TO PROGRESS IN SOUTH AWARD MEDALS TO THE STANDARD OIL SAX FRAXCISCt , June 16. The Standard oil Company wan awarded a sold medal of honor for conservation of natural re sources and a special gold medal of honor lor ""its works and po licies" by the exposition. The conservation exhibit demonstrat ed the work of the prevention of waste, including devices to keep water from seeping into oil sands, and prevent the escape of gas from wells. MANUEL TABLE VILLA'S CHOICE FOR PRESIDENT Ministt dera r of .Justice in Ma ( 'al)in t I Vaetieallv Aureed I T poi If Agree ment, with ( ai i aii.a Fac tion Is Reached. ASSOCIATED PRKSS USPATCHj WASHIXUTOX, June 1.".. Manuel Taglc. minister of justice in the cab inet of Madoro, who has taken no part in the. revolutionary activity in Mex ico since Hueru s coup in February. 11)13. has been practically agreed upon by leaders of the Villa-Zapata coalition as acceptable for the provisional presi dency should an agreement with the Carranza faction be possible. It is lin- that the pro-, derstood that Oen. Oonzales. the Car of the public ' ranza commander, has demanded the surrender of Mexico City within two days. Tagle was the only cabinet who had not resigned when minister Huerta overthrew the legally elected Madery administration. Since then he has lived in the I'nited States. Vera Cruz ad- i vices indicate that Carranza is un- . willing to enter into conference with his adversaries. It is also reported tha , Oonzales has refused to entertain peace proposals from delegations sent from Mexico City. This may result In an other battle for the possession of the capital. J The possibility that the Zapata forces may engage the Carranza army for the , possession of the city made foreigners : apprehensive, and already efforts are being made through diplomatic chan nels by some of the foreign missions to Mexico City to secure protection for their nationals in case of a transfer of nutnority. Mexico city has been in termittently held by all factions, and is considered of strategic importance. The president told callers he believed the situation won shaping itself more definitely in Mexico, but did not reveal the administration's plans. The efforts! of ine Villa-Zapata element to make peace with their former allies, the Car- j ranza faction, are attracting the atten- tion of officials but so far as known no pressure is being exerted by the I'nited j Stales, an attitude of passive observa- Continued on Page Three) PRICE FOR LACK OF FORESIGHT ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH! NEW YORK. June 13. A resolution introduced bv Mayor Curley of Bos ion, appealing to the presodent to call the attention of congress" to "the pressing need of prompt, anil efficient action, with regard to na tional defense was unanimously adopted by the delegates to the Peace and Preparedness Conference of the X'ational Security League. The Mas- fighting more than two score of his assailants were killed by his body guard. The Americans travelled through a territory occupied by forces of Za pata, Carranza and Villa. They stated the famine conditions are ex tending daily in widening circles from Mexico City and in the coun try they traversed crops are not planted generally. As they passed from the Carranza to the Villa lines in the state of Guanajuato, the Americans stated. Villa, on receipt of the president's note hnd withdrawn his forces from Silao eastward to iJolores and iiidalgo with the main body of his troops was at Lagos and Aguas Calientes to avoid hostilities pending the consideration of the American communication. Austro-Gennan Rush in ! Galieia Is Reported on Ajjniii -- Leinberjr Seems Ajjain to He Made of Au,;?in to He in Danger of Capture. TEUTONS SAY MOSOJSKO TAKEN I! Russian taeks Are Gains for Points to 1 Vzemvs?!. Co-inter At Repulsed with Teutons, iron; the North of ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH! LoXDOX, June The Austro- Gcrman rush in (ialiii.i is on again. Moth Herlin. and Vienna officially lay claims to progress along virtu ally the entire south and eastern front and Lemberg seems again in danger. MoscWku. east of I'rzemysl, was captured by the Teutons and according to Herman contention the Russians are falling back south of the railroad connecting Przemysl and Lemberg. ! All the Russian counter-attacks have been repulsed with gains for the Teutons from a point north of Przemysl into Hessarahia. Far off as Is this front from Kngland and France, it is being watched more 'closely than the western front bc icacse it wotdd appear these opera tions are lielnir oressed in ;i n ;4fteriiot to clear Oalicia of the Russians. ' preparatory to a breathing spell in the east, which it is likely will be followed by a crushing blow aimed at Italy. j Fighting is growing harder daily along the Austro-ltalian frontier and in view of the past performances it is considered reasonable to assume that Germany will throw a great mass of troops upon this from, in an endeavor to sweep into Italy and hold the ground there just as she has done in Poland. Belgium anil France. lighting in I-ranee around Arr is, wn"'' bitter, was marked by a daily attac' an'' counter-attacks and has reached a stage where the German and French official communications flatly contradict each other. on the whole, it is believed here, the ad vantage has been with the French. That Kngland Is prepared for a long siege in the operations in the Dardanelles is indicated in an offi cial statement Just issued, explaining the nature of the tedious trench war fare prevailing. although asserting the Turkish offensive is not so sharp as formerly. j Almost complete returns from the general elections assure the war chamber for Greece, although with the king still in a precarious condi tion and the chamber not due to meet for mitre than a month, no im mediate events affecting Greece's neutrality are expected. The allied iair raid at Karlsruhe resulted in 'considerable damage. although the nature Is not given in details. These aviators reached points in Germany further from their lines than any point previously reached by the French and British airmen. General Von Mackensen has tele graphed the German emperor that he hopes to capture Lemberg. the capi tal of Gaiicia. before July 1. accord ing to a dispatch to the L'xchange Telegraph from Amsterdam. snchusetts delegates first proposed that a special session be demanded to consider what they termed "the unpreparedness state of the country." But such action was deemed inad visable and was abandoned. The re solution was adopted at an executive session following a luncheon at an uptown hotel, which more than one thousand attended. The preamble -1 resolution read in part as follows: "Events of the past year have demonstrated the fact that war. ' no matter bow greatly, it may be de pjlored, may suddenly and unex pectedly occur, notwithstanding the existence of treaties of peace and unity and they have shown that na tions unprepared have paid and are paying v the price , for their lack of foresight. 'Reports of our military and naval experts have made it clear the de fensive forces of the country are (Continued on Page Eight) WEATHER TODAY ASSOCIATED PRESS IlISPATCIll WASHINGTON, D. C June 13. For Arizona: Fair. 11 M SURV VORS 0 WSITAMA AT E Fifty of Those Who : eaped Together with Rel atives of Those Who Per ished Attend Openinu Session of I ii('iir . CAPTAIN TURNKR PRINCIPAL WITNESS Says Passcni'-'Ts. Alter Ex plosion Were Inttrferinir Rather Than Helping. Rut Admits Were 1 loins' Best Thev Could. lASSOCIATEO PRESS OISPATCHj LONDON. .June 13.--Fifty survivors if the Lusitama disaster, together with relatives of passengers who lost their lives and a force of pri vately retained lawyers, attended the opening session of the Hoard of Trade intpjirv into t lie destruction of the liner whose sinking by a German submarine on May 7, caused a loss of more than I I'm) lives. Captain Turner was the principal witness. Inning the testimony he said the passengers were interfering, rather than helping, after the explosion But he admitted they were doing the best they could. Xo robes or uniforms were worn. F.vcry one present including Captaby Turner was in civil dress. Turner appeared in good physical condition and in full control of his nerves. His voiie was hearty anil firm, his man lier brisk and his replies prompt. "Competent enough, but they need ed more practice." was the captain's opinion of the efficiency of the crew in reply to representatives of the ships Steward Union. In reply to the next question lie said he though'., all mooern seamen and stewards in ferior to the old sailing ship school. Survivors and relatives of the dead expressed disa ppoint ment that the testi.rony relating in the adiui'vliy's wirebss instructions to the Lusitania was given In camera, since they can now see small hopes that ahy evi dence will be forthcoming to show whether the officers of the ship ex ercised all precautions to protect the Vessel and passengers. This hope as lessened furtlKr by the ruling of Baron Mersey, president of the in quiry, that he would pass personally on all questions put to the witnesses by outside attorneys. HOSPITALS OF l ASSOCIATED PPKSri DISPATCH Xi:V V iKK, June 15. In further ance of its plans to spread over China a chain of American hospitals to be managed by American sur geons with a vie to improving me dical and ' hospital conditions in the republic, the Rockefeller Foundation here tonight announced it had pur . based the Union Medical College at Peking and thai about August 1 three eminent physicians will sail from San Francisco for China for mally to lake over the institution, and further develop this work. It was also announced that the board bad made an appropriation of $1?.I0" per year for five years to the Yale Medical College at Chang Sha. Similar sums have been ap propriated to several missionary hos pitals. The three physicians are members of the China Medical Hoard estab lished by the Foundation to carry out numerous recommendations of a special commission which made a first hand study last year of the public health and medical work in China. They Hie Dr. Wallace But trick, director of the China Medical Hoard and secretary of the General Kducation Roard; Dr. Simon Klexner. director of the laboratories of the Rockefeller Institue for Medical Re search and Dr. "m. H. Welch, pro lessor of Pathology nt the Johns Hopkins University. The I'nion Medical College, it is announced, was purchased for $2"0. 000 from the- London Missionary So ciety, a Congregational institution. VICTORY FOR VENIZELOS ASSOCIATE PRESS DISPATCHl ATHKXS. June 15. The latest re turns of the election show the fol lowers of former Premier Venizelos have won 1!'3 seats in parliament and the government 100. out of the total of 31 fl. The remainder of the seats are scattered among independ ents and adherents of former Pre miers Phalli and Theotokis. The Venizelos party carried all the con tests in sixteen provinces and have the majority of the delegates in six others. W 0 M R CAN P CHICAGO RIDES IN AUTOMOBILES, STEAM Second .Iay of Strike of Carmen Passes with Con tinued Tie-lrpK of Surface Lines and Few Passen gers (in Lie ated. CHICAGO, j ;ue 13. At'ler a conference between street car of ficials UiKi representative.-) of more than fourteen thousand carmen willi flavor Thompson, the city i iiiT'cil ri pol led at midnight an agreement to arbitrate had been al most reached. The conference was bewail early in the afternoon. The mayoi Eaiil he expects the men back to wui'k in twt-ntv-i'our hours. associated press dispatch CHICAGO, June 13. The second day of the strike or street car men passeu with the elevated companies runring occasional trains over a part of the system, and the continued lie-up of the surface lines. inly a few minor acts of iolenee were reported in connection with the operation of the elevated trains, which carried few passengers, and made ii regular stops. Prospects oi the I'nited States gov errimei't overseeing the operation of the Oak Park elevated diiision of the elevated system were seen in an order hy judge Kohlsaat of the 1". S. circuit court of appeals directing Samuel In sull. receiver, to resume opeiations at once, and report any "unlawful inter ference or obstruction by :;ny persons whomsoever for such action as the court may deem proper." In the meantime the great mass of the population waiked to work or rode in automobiles, on steam trains, or in busses which included vehicles of nil descriptions, ranging from converted ice wagons to huge delivery motor HEADS ( OM MITTEE TRY1N0 TO SETTLE CI11CA0O STRIKK A - a I i k : Ih, ill Mayor W. H. CELEBRATE UNKING OF MASCOT MINES WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD (Special to The Republican) W1LLCOX, June 15.--The last spike on Hie Mascot and W'estern railroad connecting the monster property of the .Mascot Copper company with the outside world was driven at noon to day. The spike was forged from solid copper tak-n from the mines of the company, located within a. few miles of the old and historic town of Dos Cabc.os. The driving of the copper spike marks the tulmiiiaticin of nine years of work on part of those who have I been interested in the copper min- ins of this section. It marks the successful termination of that many years hard work for the president of the Mascot company. T. -N. aic Cauley. The celebration of the occasion wa one of the most important and suc cessful affairs ever held fn the south west. From forty five hundred to-j five thousand people were in attend - ance. Special trains were run from! Chicago and San Francisco and were appropriately termed the millionaire specials, for the aggregate amount! of wealth represented in the twelve i pullmah cars reached into very high figures. All of the people upon these trains are interested in Mascot stock or bonds and came long distances to witness the closing of the gap hetwien their investment and the probable era of dividends. Duilng the celebration several i prominent iieople spoke. On behalf of Wilcox and the state of Arizona , lY. A. Morgan, Wilcox pioneer and VAINS OR w'7 RECRb. CARMEN IN EASTERN CITIES PHILADELPHIA, June 1.3. Motormvn and conductors to take the places of those on strike in Chicago are being recruited in this cily. I'p to noon inure than 2'i" had been engaged, according to the agency" in charge of the recruiting, it is saiil similar recruiting is go i:ig on in New Vork, Washington atjj Paltimoic. trucks with seats for from forty to fifty. In spite of the absence of street cars, traffic was worse congested than ever tonight. The council committee of five named last night headed by" Mayor Thompson, spent the afternoon in con ference with labor leaders. At night I the traction officials joined the meet i in;: and the prolonged discussion gave j rise to reports that a settlement is in ' siiit. Traction officials earlier re- j jerted an otfer of the slate hoard of' mediation. And union officials ignored j the same olfer. GOING TO YAQUI VALLEY Admiral Howard With Expeditionary Force to Relieve Reaeiged j ASSOCIATED PRESS DISI'ATOHl I CKITSKR COLORADO. San Diego, i June 13. Admiral . Howard on his' flagship the Colorado, expects to sail : from San Dieso tomorrow noon fori the Y;o'ji Valioy, Sonora. with an j expeditionary force of three hundred marines under command of Major McKi'hy. fully souipped i. h ma chine guns uet artillery, proarec for eventualities. The cruisers Cleve land and X'-w Orleans are now at Cuam.as prepared to take aboard re fugees. Latest reports show m alarming conditions and n.' diar.ne in the situation. Thompson at work prominent business man. made the address of welcome. Frank K. Mott 1 mayor of Oakland, responded for the j Pacific coast stockholders and John ' M. Raymond of Chicago answered' for the visitors from th. middle west, j John A. Street, general counsel for I the company, and a prominent Chi-' cago r.ttorncy, spoke as did also j James O. .McXary, vice-president of! he State National Bank of El Paso. ! A monster barbecue, at which ten, steers were roasted was a feature of; the celebration. The shipment of ore' from th Mascot properties began to- , day. ' President To See Colonel At Summer White House associated press dispatch W..SHIk;ToN'. June 15. Col. K. -V. House, who recently returned from a trip to, Europe, where he talked with high officials of several belig erent nations, is not expected to come to Washington this week as was announced. He will probably see the president during the latter's trip to the " "summer white house" at Cor nish to spend Independence Day. The president plans to leave for Cornish on Friday or Saturday of next week unless unforeseen events prevent. He is expected either to stop over in New Y'ork to see Colonel i BIG TRUCKS FEDERAL COURT ORDERS'! 'ROAD TO MOVE CARS Judjre Kohlsaat in United States District Court Or ders Receiver of Chicago and Oak Par'c Road to Resume Service. MAY ALSO SUPPLY STRIKE BREAKERS Order Comes .J'nst Before ('lose of Court and Js Taken at Instance of Rritton Budd, President, Mud Insnll, Receiver. I ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH CHICAGO. June 15. Judge Kohlsaat in the United States district court or dered the receiver of the Chicago and oak Park elevated road to resume ser- vice tomorrow, to employ strike break -i ers and report any interference with operations to the court. j Police officials attempted to work I out a scheme of regulation to control . I motor cars which have been running ; through the shopping quarters In the heart of the city. An effort may be made to keep the cars from entering i the downtown streets and to provide stations just outside where they can i discharge and receive passengers. ' Judge Kohlsaat's order came just be j f ire the clr.se of court f.nd was taken ; a' tiie instance of Britton Budd, prasi i oent and Samuel Insnll, receiver of the ! oat- Pork elevated. Til Chicago anil 'oak Park Kiev;; ted Railroad company. Jrmeiating about ten miles of road on the west side, v.ent into the United States District court some time ago land obtained tho appointment of Insull j as receiver as n resuit of a suit brought j ng.unst it by the Central Trust com 'pany of Xew York. The receivership has not yet been discharged, and the federal court has charge through the receiver of the operatiop c.f the road. and the employes of the road are thus ! employes of the court. I Provision was also made in the or ' der for the fair treatment of employes ! who have gone on strike, in a direc tion that the receiver shall furnish the court all information as to tbe f;icts and circumstances under which the I strike was called. The order also cm I r owers the management to operate j trains by the best means obtainable. I Consequently' the receiver is directed . to resume operations without delay, i "employing such men as may be ad : visable for that purpose." j This order- is contrary to an ordi ! ranee passed last nigh', by the cite ! council, which Mayor Thompson has i not yet signed. It restricts the em ! ployment of motorman to men who ! have had twenty-one days instruction I on Chicago lines under the instructor (who has worked on the Chicago lines one year, and prohibits the employ ment of conductors who have not had loin teen days similar instructions. Reports from eastern labor centers are tnat numerous strikebreakers are fin the way here from the east. Several i hundred have been recruited in this ! city and housed are in the outlying j barns. The Illinois senate, after live i Iv session at Springfield directed the i State Public Utilities Commission to ! make an immediate investigation of j the strike with a view of bringing about a settlement. REPORT LARGE CEMENT MERGER CHTCACO, June 15. Details of the twenty million dollars mer ger of cement manufacturing concerns was announced. Edward M. Hagar. retired from the presidency of the Universal Portland Cement Comimny. con trolled by the U. S. Steel Cor poration, will effect the merger. It will operate, it Is said, a chain of plants from the Atlantic sea board to the Rocky mountains. House or to invite the Colonel to Cornish. Officials continued tonight to deny there was any special significance of Hijuse's trip to Kurope. but it is generally admitted first hand in formation was gained by him fron. offioials in iJermany. Great Britain, and France, which will prov Inter esting to the president. When they see each other. House will supple ment reports or "letters'' he has al ready forwarded to the president describing the sentimpnt on various questions among the people and of ficials of the nations he visited.