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THE ARIZONA REPUBLICAN,
ASM INDEPENDENT PROGRESSIVE JOURNAL TWENTY-SIXTH -YE Aft 12 DAOES PHOENIX, ARIZONA, FRIDAY MOKNINO, JULY L 101.", 12 PACES A OL. XXYL NO. 15 ARMENIAN WAS UNDER CONTROL OF ADMIRALTY Dominion Liner, Torpedoed With Los oi" American Lives. Was Engaged in Lusiness for Oroat Brit ain. Says Pago . TIMED TO ESCAPE ITJO.M SUP.MAR1XE Officials Say Failure to Comply With Warning Renders Situation Less Acute No Additional 'omplaint to ierm.tnv ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH 1 WASHINGTON. July .! ofiicia' information regarding tlie sinking o.' the Armenian with the loss of Amer i, an lives was lacking toni'-ht. Sec r. t.irv tensing stated that the posi tion of the government would not be determined until details are i:..tilahle. From new dispatches ami a cinder leading of the official reports of ;. es terday. officials are inclined to the iew that inasmuch as the Armenian apparently refused to submit to the warning of the German submarine to halt, and attempted to escape, accord ing to international law. the sinking of the vessel was justified. even though non-combatant wen- aboard. There was little tension in official .piarters after it became known that the Armenian sought to evade cap ture. The only fact of importance received officially at the state de partment came in a report from Am bassador Tage who said that the liritish admiralty informed him the Armenian was engaged in ndmirality business. It was admitted that if official re-1-oris bore out press dispatches, there is no likelihood any new cause for toinplaint will be added to the is fcs pending between the United States and Germany. One or two of ficials suggested that inasmuch as Germany in effect had given warn ing that enemy ships would be tor pedoed without warning, a merchant man carrying contraband might be uistifi-d in attempting to escape since to halt means certain destruc tion, with no assurances that op portunity would be given the crew to escape. It was pointed out that the last note to Germany in the Lusi tania and Falaba cases said: "Noth ing but actual forcible resistance or continued efforts to escape by flight when ordered to stop for the purpose of i-it on the part of a merchant man has ever been held to forfeit the lives of passengers and crew." ifficials were inclined to argue that a German submarine might not or der vessels to stop merely for the punoso of visit. Others declared the rules of warfare did not require the commander of a warship to state his purpose when directing a merchant man to halt. Even the final editions of today's London Evening papers did not print the fact that the Armenian was en caged in admiralty business. Papers refer to the incident aj the, "Sinking of .1 Ieyland liner." and emphasize the "Sensation created in America." Page had advised the state depart ment of the correct status of the ship. Joseph Carter, a colored mule teer of Norfolk, and one of those rescued, said that his friends. King Oake. Seed. Small and foreman Sed den were all drowned, farter said: The submarine chased the ship for two hours and firefl about one hundred shells. 2r. of them striking the ship. I was in a boat with :s others when it fell into the water and was swimming an hour before I was picked up. Twenty-eight men were rescued from the water. Four members of the crew died in the boat, part of the head of one had been blown away. Another lost both legs. One had been blown to pieces by a shell. "I owe my life, to Muleteer John son, who knneked me down In time to avoid my being hit by shell. Cap tain Trickey was the last man to leave the ship." Officials at the department de clared the question of whether a ship ho engaged could be treated by hostile vessels as a public ship of war, or a defenseless merchantman was "a, close question of internation al law, "and that an opinion could not be given until the extent of the lielligerent governments control over 1 (Continued on Page Nine) Becker Is Given Reprieve Commutation Is Refused (ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH ALBANY. July 1. -Governor Whit man declined to commute the death sentence of Charles Becker, convict ed of the nurder of Hermann Rosen thal. Simultaneously, Mn.rtin Manton, Pecker's counsel, nnnounced he will not take any further steps in be half of his client. In order that the t,ther counsel will hitve an opportun THA T BABY STA TE IS FINANCIALLY CRIPPLED LA WYERS ARE AGREED QUARANTINE IS LARGELY MODIFIED , SAi'HAM KN'TO, July 1. The quarantine in California against , the tool and mouth disease was , modified " a proclamation l" Gov. ; Johnson and State Veterinarian ' Kaene. It allows shipments from Nebraska. North Dakota. South Dakota and Wyoming where a fed i eral or state inspector finds no trae of the disease. It is now possible for exhibitors in these elates to send prize cattle and stock io the exhibition. IS PERFECTED jNuniher of Citizens Answer Call of Officers and J .end Efforts to the For mation of Guard to Pro tect the ( itr In tlie neighborhood of middle aged men. just plain men and boys answered the call of Capt. Stacey last night atid met at the armory, for th." puis..se of forming a home guard, to be used in the protect ton of the city, in case the national guard is called away. Those gathered, showed en at in- ; terest in the formation of such a i body and all signed an agreement, to be present every Thursday night, in so far as it is possible, and drill for 'one hour. j The meeting last night, was given (over lo speeches, and the formulating of plans for the future of the or ganization. 'apt. Stacey was the first speaker of the evening. His talk was in the nature of summarv of the standing I' armed force of the I'nited States army, and the militia. He said that jit would take :;o days to mobilize the regular army and militia; that jthe militia is composed at present or yii.nno men, of whom -pi.OOu would be turned back, unable to pass the physical examination. With the 2.",, Ouu available men of the regular army, and the 4".('i'i militia, it would give an available force of r.O.noO men. He also explained that the Phoenix companies would be among the first to be called out. and In case of trouble with Mexico, the city would be in a precarious condition. To alleviate this condition, Capt. Sta cey explained was the purose of the formation of a home guard. Several other of those present spoke, among them being Capt. Geo. B. .Willcox. anil Dr. Hoido. The Doc tor explained the steps taken last summer when there was danger of imminent trouble. by the Phoenix Rifle Club, and how at that time, the few who turned out realized the precarious condition the city was In. At the conclusion of the meeting, practically all those present signed the roll, and pledged themselves to secure: recruits to be present at the next meeting. Thursday night. j There are absolutely no binding reg ulations upon those who join. Those in charge are competent military In structors, and are only anxious to see the city capably protected. Capt. Gulley explained last night that the men would be furnished with regulation rifles, the same ones used by his company, to drill with. These rifles would be turned over to the home guard in ca.se of the Phoe nix company leaving, as they would f Continued on Page Xinei ORGANIZATION OF ROME GUARD TRINITY PRO-CATREDRAL'S NEW HOM The first building of a group of three, to cost in the neighborhood of S 1.VJ.0O0. and designed to jrive to Trin- it. pr. Cathedral the finest home of any church in the southwest, will ity to appeal to the federal courts, the governor granted a reprieve of tv. o week. The reprieve covers the period from July 12 to the 2. Only a writ issued by the, federal court will now act as a slay. The mere :pieal will have no alfect. Airs. Pecker will not (Continued on Page Nine) In Opinion to Auditor Oal laghaii Er!!!ir Attv.-Oon. HuNanl J-lieves An; Not Many Appropriations to I'm- hVcoo'nied STATE SCHOOL FEND I'TTEIMA' WIPED OFT iOpinion hy Att .- leu. .Jones Not Vet S:ili.)itt d Said, to Airec in tiie .Main Neither Admits Necessity of EvtT'i Session Wheth r or not a third extra ses sion of th,. legislature Will be neces sary to provide for the expenses of the state government, atti rneys will not say, bet they adtcit that they do not see hov, tlie courts are to con strue the general appropriation hill so I or a to maKo i rnvMim lor many the (penses of government with. o;:t allowing the in..-t cxtr iv.ignnl appropriations for others. For in stance. '; the courts :.hoitlt! hold one way. some of the state institutions an I offi, es will be left without liunl.-; if the courts -hoiilti tase tie- opposite Mew, thev will be !.fi with -rticli t-iore money than it '..is intended l. appropriate for them. Thus, one view would leave u road fund, of .-.iii',iiO"', the amount it-tended to be appro plotted. The other opinioTi would p-ave a fund of J I .niMiiien. One thing seeris to be agreed upon, and that is that there will be no state si hool fund. :vthin; . r the new two years for free text books. Two opinions have been prepared, one by former Attorney General Bui -larl. at the icqucs; of state Auoitor 'alagh.ii. and the other by Attorney General Joins, wnit h ha.-' not jet been presented to tie- auditor, s . that it has net been made nubia., p is understood, however, that the ' pin ions ag.ee on r lo.-r of the essential points. J'hey avreo mat tie- governor was without power to veto me repenl intr clauses of the appropriation bill: that is, those clauses intended lo wipe net statutory- appropriations. The .iltorney genera' think- that the !.--isi.ittue had no right to insert those ilnuse-4 In the appropriation bill. For mer Attorney General IPiPard is in- lined to think thit the legislature vouM d- so that the repealing cli.uses were germane. Both agree that It the overticr had contented nituKc'f with vcioii;;; those clauses, Ieavintf the impropria tions as mado by the legislature stand, no hur.ti would have been done. Put in striking cut the appropria tions on the theory that the statutory appropriations -would continue, whole items have been stricken out. The opirion of .il r. iiullard is pre ceded by twelve propositions of law, among which a-e the following more important ones: "The governor's right to eto a pa"t of the legislative enactment is limited to items of appropriation where several iients of appropriation an- cc ntalned in one bill. The governor nay rot veto any part of the bill which does not con stitute an 'item of appropriation. "The ftoverr.or may veto an Hem of -ippropriation. but not any part of an item of appropriation. "In case the governor approves th substitute appropriation anil vetoes the repeal of the statutory appropria tion, his approval stands, but his veto, being a veto of thtv law which docs not constitute an iteM of appropria tion. Is. for that purpose, ineffective, and the entire section, of the appro priation so sought to be partially vetoed stands. . "Where the item consists of a re peal of the statutory appropriation md the creation of a substitute ap propriation, and the governor vctoi the whole secti n, thrs effect ' to k1l the substitute appropriations, and tlie repeal of the statutory appropria tion remains effective. This must be iContinued on Page Three T MADE begin building shortly. A contract for an. L, .to be part of the main structure, and involving in itself the sum of J25.00O, was let by the ves try at a meeting last night. Lut-gerdinfi- and Kagan i.f this citv se cured the contract. I'pon plans designed by a Hoston architect, the parishioners will erect a ferles of edifices on the 200-foot square lot bought lust year by the church, and located at the head of First avenue on Roosevelt street. Within the space formed by the proposed cathedral, will be a hand some residence for the bishop. In the structure upon which work will start at once, there will be an assembly room, to lie used for the purposes of the regular services, and in the second storj-. offices, commit tee rooms, a complete kitchen, quar ters for the choir, and such other (Continued on Page Three) CHIRAC TEUTON DRIVE POLAND IS FORMIDABLE Ihiuland is Puzh-d as to Whether Thev Propose Their Main Effort in This Direction Instead of Of fensive Eastward TIIE ONI LA LJFA FNIHTINO (iOES OX Arras Remains the Storm ( 'enter of Western Front and Despite Heavy Toll Neither Side Strikes De cisive niow ASSOCIATED PRESS DlSrATCll I.oniioN. July 1. The northward ilme of tin- Austin-Germans in Gali , li into Poland is becoming more foT iiudabl". England i puzzled as to whether they propose a main effort in thi.-t direction instead of maintaining a concentrated oif-nsive eastward to pu.-e the lius.-iiins .jut of the southeast ..I G.ilicia. Fighting along the Gni la l.iija continues unabated. A Berlin o'ra ial records progress in this sector, and also further north around l mb.rg an. I the northern front between the i-t ula an. I Pug rivers. Arras remains the storm center of the western fiont and despite the losses which are increasing, neither side has !. n able to delivt r a decisive blow. An Athens dispatch says the allies have taken the Turkish stronghold of Krith ;a on the Gallipoli peninsula. Bulgaria, which both sides are en deavoring to brina into the conflict, notified reservists in Kngland to join the colors. Bulgarian officials ay it is purely a perfunctory procedure. The "lev elopmcnts of the Galician campaign has created a situation en tirely unexpected by the allies. A few months ago the Russians were in the Carpathian passes and "luring the spring there ucre confident predictions in F.ngland and France that Ilungary Wouhi soon be overrun. The British press wlili h h.-d been optimistic for weeks that the Russians would turn an I make a stand now frankly concede the new invasion of Russia is serious. The pi.pers place faith in Russia's mu nitions campaign, much the same as the British public is reiving on ltuvld Bloyd George's pian to so equip the British army in France as to ultimate ly match the Germans in explosives and munitions especially machine guns. Gratification over the Brit u-h prog ress in Gallipoli was hardly more pro nounced than the realization of the trcnieiiuous task Kngiatul and France lace in an attempt to clear the Turks from the natural defenses barring the way to Constantinople. The first stroke atrainst the British naval craft in home waters for some lime was an nounced by the admiralty which say that fifteen men have been lost by the mining or torpedoing f the destr.ijer Lightning. Italian Advance Hindered I'liINi:. July 1. The Italian advance in the Tyrol has been hindered by ser iously confined bad weather. The mountain streams usually dry in June are impassable. The Italians are en countci ing snow streams and fogs vvhii ii have interfered with long range firing. Hail storms are today beating the men's faces in the Tyrol, where the ad vance is in pro-Tess. More elaborate Austrian dcfcnsen are confronting the invading forces. The Austrian tren ches are protected by wide ditches and Continued on Page Nine) Withdraws Aid From Colorado National Guard associated press dispatch WASHINGTON', July- 1. After a conference today between Governor Carlson of Colorado, the war depart ment officials announced there will be no change in the orders issued in June withdrawing federal iiid from twelve companies of the Colorado militia and placing eleven other companies on pro bation for various deficiencies. The governor went over the situation in a general, way with Secretary Garrison, and discussed details with Brigadier General .Miles, chief of the division of militia affairs. Later he said he was entirely satisfied with the government's attitude. The eleven companies placed on probation, six of the First Regiment and five of the Second Regiment, have until the annual inspection in the spring to overcome their deficiencies. WEATHER TODAY t ASSOCIATED psess DISPATCH 1 WASHINGTON. I. C, July 1 Arizona: Partly cloudj-. For x FAMINE AND ANARCHY IN MEXICO CITY GIVE OFFICIALS CONCERN Faced hy Unparalleled Con-j,:-ditions in Capital of Alex-! i ico. Tli real ejiiic'- Sai'etvi j of Foreigners. I 0 ! i e Measures ( 'oiisidered Z A "DATA STILE I IX CONTROL! Continued Success of R'-M sist incc of Zapata Against j j Entry of 'aiT.mxa Troops' j Deadlocks Operations in' the South ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHl WASHINGTON. July I.--Faced by unparalleled conditions of famine and anarchy in Mexico City, threatening the safety of foreigners, government officials tonight gave serious consid eration to measures of relief. Dis patches by a courier to Vera. Cruz from the Brazilian minister at Mex ico City, vv i-e before Secretary Ionis ing and the president, who may an- thoric . ffort to obtain consent from I'arranz .Mexico City t! Tin- nn-s.-a illg of the la to Mexico ' ' The dispatch" to send supplies to; through neutral agencies-.! said "only the open- railroad from era Cruz city will bring relief." hes revealed that Car fused to permit the mes- ran y-i had sages to j.;i- the cable, stood an inuuiry will the Fnitc! Stat. "if learn the responsibilities It is under be made by Oarranza to for the stop- ;ing of diplomatic communications. While ii appeared the Zapata forces an- -till in co'ntrol "if the eapi- til. fighting continued at skirls of the citv against forced columns of General the out the rein ( tonzales. Cairanza. commander. The political situation in -Mexico is generally believed dependent on the course . of the military operations. Continued success of Zapata in resisting- the entry of Carranza's troops into tni capital has deadlocked operations in the south while in the vicinity- o? Aguas Calientes, Villa claims to hav! retaken loigos and de flated Gen. lliil. who succeeded oh regoii in active command of the Car ranza forces. This report is contradicted by Car ranza officials who declare that Ob reg.ui is having continuous success. Kftorts to restore peace are said to wait to some extent upon the return of the president although the out come of the military situation the next two weeks will have an Import ant bearing. Many- leaders of the Villa movement are now in Wash ington. This group will be augmtnt ed by the early arrival of Miguel Lombardo. minister of foreign affairs, from Chihuahua. A Villa agency statement says that Lombardo left Kl Paso today for Washington to confer with Enrique Llorente, confi dential agent of the provisional gov ernment in Villa, territory, and Man uel Bonilla'. who Is here on a spe cial mission for Villa. General An geles, a Villa leader will participate. Tl purpose it is declared is to con vince American officials that Gen eral Villa and his associates are will ing to make peace with their oppon ents and that they have no candidate, but will agree to any- capable man. Villa's battle with Obregon yester day at Lagos was described in a mes sage from his headquarters at Aguas Calientes to Enrique Llorente, head of his agency here. "Genera! Villa ordered several bri gades to move from the San Har tolo Hacienda near Penuelas to ex ecute a flanking movement upon La gos." the dispatch says. "The expeditionary column is com manded by General Reyes. At mid night our forces reached the rear of Lagos and the battle begun. For eight hours it continued desperately, j eninng in ine complete rout or ine Carranza forces, who fled ill great disorder towards Leon. "our forces captured two cannon and three supply trains, which were burned. We inflicted heavy losses) and made many prisoners. Our troops fought with great enthusiasm and T L ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCH ANNAPOLIS. July 1. Three more midshipmen were made defendants be fore the court of inquiry, which is in vestigating the "cribbing" scandal at the naval academy, C. F. Holden, J. H. Keel'e of the present second class and T. R. Denny of the present third class. From seven original defendants who were recommended for dismissal by Super'ntendcnt Fullam. the number of 'interested pnrties" as they are now termed by the court were Chaplain E. Evan.-! of the second class, Ralph Mc K. Nelson, an honor man of a class lately gruduateil. Evans said that Midshipman Moss had given him a sheet that afterwards appeared to be the examination taken by his class. He thought the old ex amination paper some kind of a "dope sheet" and did not regard it seriously. Nelson testified that Moss allowed him to copy from the paper which the E MORE MIDSHIPMEN NAVA TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYER LOST I.OMiO.V, July i.The British admiralty miiounced the. torpedo boat le.s1rr.yei Lightning hist pnd four members of Hit crew miss ing. N'o mention was made of the manner the bo:: t was sunk, but it is supposed by a torpedo. later report .says the light ning ivai famaged off the east coast. She is now in the har bor. Fourteen of the rrevv are. re port id missing. OF OLD GLORY BY BRITISH Searching Investigation is Reiipj. Conducted hy the Fnitcd States in Cases Where Dritish Ships Fly Ani"iican .Flag I ASSOCIATED PP.ESS DISPATCH WASHINGTON, July 1. A search ing investigation is being conducted by the Fuited States into several cases in which it is officially reported a British j ship flew the American flag apparently to avoid German submarine. The is sue involves the safety of. American ships and maj- result in a note renew ing the representations concerning the us- of the flag bj' British vessels. Some of the affidavits thus far re ceived state that in certain cases the Britit-h admiralty's agents have con sulted with the masters of vessels and are instructing them to take certain course.i and advised to use the Ameri can flag. The I'nited States will not act until it litis received complete information, but in view of the emphasis which it is la il in Berlin upon the dancers of such a practice. Ambassador Gerard's infor mation in the specific ciises as obtained from the German government is being carefully investigated. Sufficient proof, it was stated, au thoritatively has already been gathered to cause the officials to consider the making of new representations on the subject. courage. At eight o'clock a. m. the convention forces occupied Lagos and at this moment our wounded are be jinning to arrive in automobiles from Aguas Calientes. bringing the first news of the victory-. Our casualties were not heavy in comparison with the severe losses of the enemy." Looting is feared by merchants should the constitutionalists capture Mexico Citj'. All business establish ments have been barrieaded. Mem bers of the diplomatic corps are meet ing daily in an endeavor to protect the lives of foreigners. Shortage of food is becoming seri mir. Forty thousand poor were in line in front of the International Re lations offices today. The convention government archives and treasury funds have been remov ed to Cuernavaca, forty- miles south of the capital. A train is being held in readiness to take officials to the southern town should the constitu tionalists enter the federal district. To Repair Bridges rOTTGLAS, July 1. Workmen left Abu a Prieta, Sonora, to repair bridges of the Xacozari railroad which were burnt recently. This will take three weeks. Great quantities of ore are awaiting shipment at various points on the road. ' Export duties have to be paid both the Villa and Carranza factions. L witness thought was a review sheet issued by the modern languages department. G ACADEMY SGANOA Plan Big Women's Parade Tribute To Lloyd-George associated press dispatch LONDON", July 1. The first wom en's parade since the outbreak of the war will be held July 17, under the direction of the Women's Social and Political Union, Emmeline Pankhurst, leader. The parade will be in celebra tion of the promise of David Lloyd George, minister of munitions, that he will receive a delegation of women anxious to serve the country as shell makers and in other capacities. E XTRADTON DF GEN. HUERTA IS REQUESTED Formal Application is Made to (Jovernor Ferc,uson of Texas by Villa (Jovernor of Chihuahua for IJeturn of Ex-Dictator CIIATiOES SAID TO PE CRIMINAL However. Conside rati o n Will Not Xow De (Jiveu TJequest, Charges of Fed eral Agents Taking I'rece doner; Over Xow Action ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHl WASHINGTON. July 1. A formal request for the extradition of Gen eral Iluerta "in various criminal charges was presented to Governor Ferguson of Texas, by the Villa gov ernor of Chihuahua. The latest complications in the sta tu.; of Huerta were brought to the, attention of the government todav by Governor Ferguson, who forward ed the request to the state depart ment. Secretary Lansing referred tho matter to Solicitor Johnson for con sideration. So long as Huerta is wanted by tlie department of justice the charges preferred by the federal agents will take precedence. Until disposed of it is not expected the extradition question will be decided. It is thought in some quarters that in the event of the dismissal of the chargo pending Huerta he might be rear rested and held pending an investi gation. Both the Villa and Carranza fac tions charge that Huerta was impli cated in the murder of President Madero and Vice President Su.irez. which followed the overthrow of the. madero administration and Huerta's assumption of power. Inasmuch as the Mexico-American treatj' provides a requisition shall not be granted for political offenses, tl ere have been no cases in which citizens of prominence in either coun try have ever been surrendered, even though charged with civil crimes. Re quest for extradition has usually been followed, however, by a provisional arrest for forty- days while evidence was being forwarded. The treaty between the United States and Mexico concluded in gives the right to governors of fron tier states in the two countries to take up the question of extradition directly. An effort was once made to extradite Gen. Salazaar under the same treatj- but the state department and the governor of Texas declined then to state whom they recognized as th governor of Chihuahua, no cen tral government having been recog nized in Mexico. Inasmuch as the state of Chihuahua is under the de facto control of the Villa authorities, the American gov ernment in the view of some offi cios, could honor, if they chose, ex traditions from those officers whom they are satisfied are in actual ex ecutive control of the state. Huerta Case Continued EL l'ASO. July 1. The case against Huerta and five co-defendants on charges of a conspiracy to launch a revolutionary movement in Mexico was continued under bond un til July- 12. The postponement was approved by George Oliver, U. S. commissioner, at the request of the government that additional time be given to collect evidence and sub poena witnesses scattered from New York to Los Angeles. When told of the agreement hy his attorney, Iluerta inquired must he stay in El Paso. Informed that he need not but must appear in court on that day Huerta interjected "all right" and prepared to leave the court. On his way out Iluerta was presented to several American wo jnen sectators. As he left the Fed eral building adherents filled tho streets and greeted him with volleys of "Vivas' and hand clapping. After a brief conference with the counsel, Huerta was driven to the Viome of his daughter. Besides Huerta. the other defendants and General Caraveo. Jos Zozaya, Frank Ike Alderete and Gen. Orozco. Their bonds were unchanged. o OPERATE " ON ROOSEVELT WASHINGTON, July 1. Franklin D. Roosevelt, assistant secretarj- of the navy was operated on for ap pendicitis. It was successful. Mrs. Pankhurst explained at the mass meeting held today the parade was planned to impress the govern ment and nation with the desire of the women to be of service, and she urtjed all women suffragettes, ami not particularly tho leisure, non-producing classes, to participate. "We want to vote first," cried sev eral women in the hack of the hall during the course of Mrs. Pankhurst' speech.