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.VOL. XXV I. NO. 157
Understood Division Based
n Theory That Anglo
French Force at Salonika
Nt Strong Enough for
Its Allotted Task
(irn-iTS Refusal to Accept
Unexpected Been Stated
Both Russia and Greece
Waiting for Allies to Win
Derisive Victory
l."NIX. Oct. 22. Greece has de-l.n-d
the allies' offer of Cyprus ami
oth.r territorial ami financial con--sions
in return for her adherence
t.i the Scrbo-Greek treaty. It is un
lit rstiwid her decision is based on the
ihc'.ry that the Anglo-French force
1 ideit at Submigi is not t-trong
ni"ueh f'T its allotted task. The
.liiics regard the situation in Serbia
serious. The Teuton enter is
jol ancing down the Morava valley
fn-m Smendrua. The Bulgarians are
in command of the .Belgrade-Nish-S.iloniki
railway. The Teutons have
ti.rccs en cased near Shabats and
Helgr.ide and one has not yet crossed
the Danube, about Orsova.
The I'.uigars armies is moving
airis the frontier, near Zaitar, Piret
and Nish and farther south near Egri
IVtlirka. and Kohane and claim to be
already on the Vardar river. The
Anglo-French force will probably en
counter the latter first. Operations
..long other fronts are considered
favorable to the allies. The German
;i.lv. tnoe on Riga seems checked. The
K;--ians have been delivering fierc
strokes against the German center in
Styr and Galicia. They have met
with initial successes.
Greece's refusal to accept was un
ptnl. It had been stated that
l-irti Rumania and Greece were with
holding their assistance until the ai
re ha.1 Won a decisive victory, or
(Continued on Page Five
id. YET HE
Iassviated trefs nisr-ATCHj,
l. iNI X. net. 22. King George is
sued an npp.il to his subjects to volun-tiriK-
aid England to tight the Teu
tons. ' Moie men and yet more" the mon
arch s-iys, "are wanted to keep my ar
mies in the ;ield and secure victory and
enduring peace."
""At this grave moment the struggle
ltuwn my people and a highly or
ganized enemy, who has transgressed
the laws of the nations, has changed the
ordinance that binds civilized Europe
t ether." the king's message said. "I
appeal to you and rejoice in the era
1 ire's efforts. I feel a pride in' the
voluntary response of my subjects, over
the world, who have sacrificed home,
f-Ttune and life in order that another
mav not inherit the free empire which
their ancestors and mine built. 1 ask
. ii to make good these sacrifices.
"The end is not in sight. More" men
no vet more are wanted to keep the
irir.ies in the field and secure victory
Til rnd.iring reace. The darkest mo
ments have ever produced men of our
r:t e o sternest resolve. I ask that
tren or all classes voluntarily share
these fishts. In responding to my ap-t-.l
you will be giving your support to
'nrr brothers, who for long months
have nobly upheld England's past tra
ditions and the glory- of her arms."
Must Be Well Prepared
For Commercial Invasion
LOUISVILLE. Oct. "2. A warning
that the United States should prepare
f.r a '"commercial invasion" as well as
a military invasion was voiced by
Charles Fairbanks, former vice presi
dent, in an address tonight.
" The present prosperity of certain in
dustries based on war orders is inher
ency temporary," he said, "and within
the perhid of the next administration
ir own national life and the markets
of the world are going to be profoundly
affected by the great conflict now rag
rg abroad. We must meet that with
rt constructive pro-American program
v Inch consists of a restoration of the
j r"tx-tix e tariff; adequate preparedness
LOS ANGELES. Oct. 22. Going
further than merely serving notice
that the embargo n:1I been de-
clared, E. M. Blanford, a special
agent of the government, directed i
an appeal to patriotism to muni-
tions dealers in the west to help
the president stop further blood-
shed in Mexico. "Mexicans can
shoot away in a day all the ammu-
nition the Mexicans manufacturers
can make in a month." said Blan-
ford's letter to the dealers.
Conference Opens All Pro
posals Presented So Far
by Committee and Mine
.Managers' Answer Ex
pected Today
EL PASO, Oct. 22. The discus
sion of the strikers' proposed wage
scale occupied the conferences today
between the managers and the com
mittee of the strikers. Following
the presentation of the proposition,
the conference was given over to a
discussion by the managers of their
views. It has adjourned until to
morrow. T'.vj conference opened all the pro-
j posals of the strikers' committee
that had been presented. These in
cluded the wage scale, the reinstate
ment of dischargd men, non-di--ciimination
of managers against
miners becaHe of union affiliatron.
an eight hour time basis and hos
pital rates.
Mr. Pentland stated that he and
his associates were familiarizing
themselves with the strike situation
and intended going Into the details
which led to it. Incidentally he said
they would investigate the attitude
of outsiders to the strike.
"We will not go into the strike
zone for the present." he said, "but
will remain here pending the closing
of the conference.''
E. E. Ellinwood. attorney for the
managers, said the conferences will
probably end on Saturday when the
managers would make answer to the
proposals of the miners.
WASHINGTON. I). C, Oct. 22. For
Arizona: Fair.
'ASSOCIATED press dispatch
SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 22. Mrs.
Mary Pamias, who confessed to the
police on Wednesday that she killed
Michael Weinstein, a crippled peddler,
in her apartment on Tuesday night,
made a second confession in which
she said she killed the man on Mon
day night, and secreted the body so
her husband knew nothing of the
crime, and cut the body to pieces
the following day.
The husband and his wife slept
that night in the bedroom where the
peddler's body was hidden in a box
couch. The woman said she killed
Weinstein because he threatened to
show- certain letters to her husband.
The police said they believed she
of the national defense: the restoration
of the American flag to the oceans; and
organization to market our wares in
the world markets."
"We must not only have our own
Fhips," Fairbanks continued, "but we
must establish ample banking facilities
at strategic points on both hemispheres
so as to affect creditors more and
more through our own agencies and to
extend credits." We must send young
men to different countries to learn the
language of. the people and learn their
wants and whims and prejudices. If
we are to win new trade we must do
business as others desire it rather than
to try and force upon them our
Commissioner from Labor
Department Promises to
Visit Clifton Next Week,
But Not to Conduct Fed
eral Investigation
Music. With Meals is Latest
Innovation at the Relief
Kitchen in Clifton and is
.Likely to Be Adopted at
Met calf and Moreno i
By Ernest Douglas
(Special Representative of The Re
publican.) CLIFTON. Ariz., Oct. 22. Music
with meals is the latest innovation at
the relief kitchen maintained by the
strikers in Clifton. During the even
ing meal today an orchestra com
posed of striking Mexican miners held
forth at the Union restaurant. Sin
gle men now being boarded there en
joyed steak and potatoes to the
strains of "Aloha" and "La Paloma."
To the syncopated rhythm of a
Charlie Chaplin walk the married
men jauntily bore sacks of flour and
parcels of beans and beef from the
relief depot opposite. The orchestra
promised to play frequently at meal
time. The plan may be adopted at
Metcalf and Morenci as many of the
strikers are excellent musicians.
Word has gone forth from the ex
ecutive committee that every striker
not a member of some committee
must do his share of picket duty.
Heretofore anyone who wished to do
so could evade the monotony of
picketing. Most of the work was
done by Mexicans. Orders were given
that with each party of pickets there
must be two or three Americans.
B. F. Spriggs, chief clerk to Man
ager Bennie of the Shannon Copper
Company toduy confirmed the rumor
that all office men had been removed
from the Shannon payroll. No em
ploye is now drawing pay from the
Shannon except two or three men in
the electric light plant at Metcalf.
The windows and doors of the com
pany buildings have been boarded. A
number of the office force is being
maintained at the Duncan refugee
colony but none is receiving pay. The
strikers regard this as another sign
that the companies never expected
the EI I'aso conference to have any
result. They expect the Arizona and
Detroit companies to take similar ac
tion. Joseph 11. Myers today notified the
executive committee he would arrive
in Clifton next week, not to make a
federal investigation but as a repre
sentative of the conciliation bureau
of tho department of labor. The
question of ordering an investigation
has been passed up to Washington.
News that the El Paso peace con
ference would break up tomorrow,
almost certainly without reaching an
agreement, caused interest but no ex-
(Continued on Page Seven)
was roused to a confession probably
to secure the release of her husband,
John Pamias. a 'street railw ay motor
man. He has been held pending the
The woman's new story reconciled
several conflicting statements, the
facts of which puzzled the police.
They doubted the ability of the slen
der woman to chop to pieces the body
in the time she said. In her second
statement, Mrs. Pamias said after the
murder she hid the body in the box
couch in her bedroom and kept the
knowledge of her crime from her
husband. On Tuesday, she said, she
cut up the body, wrapped the pieces
in a newspaper, and placed them
back in the couch.
In the meantime she- rented another
apartment two blocks away where
she intended to send a newly pur
chased trunk with the body in it. On
Tuesday night she informed her hus
band and tried to induce him to
flight. She said her husband spent
the night convincing her it would be
better to surrender to the police.
ROME, Oct. 22. Twelve cardinals
will be created at the consistory on
November 22, according to the news
papers. The number of foreign cardi
nals has not been decided.
PETROGRAD. Oct. 22. The Bourse
Gazette says that the losses of the
German air fleet in the .Baltic region
to date have been two ZeppelinR. four
Albatross, twelve Taube aeroplanes
and one seaplane.
Detachment of Sixth United
States Cavalry Kills Sup
l Hjsed Outlaws W h i 1 e
Crossing; River Twelve
Miles from Brownsville
Unable to (Jive Account of
Themselves Sheriff Says
They Were in Villa Nucva
on Sundav Near Scene of
BROWNSVILLE. Oct. 22. A de
taehinei.t of the Sixth cavalry killed
two suposed Mexican bandits, whilj
crossing the Rio Grande at San
Pedro ranch, twelve miles up the
river. Both were armed. The bodies
were r.ot recovered. Mexican deputy
sheriffs arrested two bandit sus
pects near tae scene of Monday's
wreck, robbery and murder. They
were not armed and were unable
to account for themselves. They
appeared from their dress to have
cnnif. recently from Mexico. The
sheriff claims to have evidence that
tney were in Villa Nueva Sunday,
near the scene of the wreck. The
claimed they had not crossed the
rier until Tuesday. They are be
ing held.
Mayor Albert Brown has called a
meeting tomorrow of representa
tives of the towns in this section
for the purpose of discussing the
border situation and alleviating tho
terrors. He made it plain that no
reprisals were contemplated by the
proponents at the meeting and that
the members will dispassionately
discuss conditions. Congressman
Garner is enroute to Washington to
present the views of the community
to the government that something
must be done to stop the raids or
srious consequences will result. H
telegraphed :
"I urge the government to insist
on the Mexican governmen's cooper
ation in reality, or we will .take
the matter into our hands and ad
minister punishment."
The announcement that the twen-
(Continued on Page Five)
AVASHTXOON. Oct. 22. Eliseo Arre
dondo leaves tomorrow for the border
to present his chief with the communi
cations of recognition from the United
States and the Latin-American am
bassadors. He had a talk with Secre
tary Lansing and members of the
Latin-American diplomatic corps on
Mexican affairs and makes a full report
of the negotiations with Carranza. It
is understood that he will discuss the
border situation with Carranza. In
addition o strengthening thev border
forces, the government took steps to
institute a vigorous inquiry into the
origin and cause of the raids.
The president conferred with Attor
ney General Gregory, who is preparing
to send a squad of agents of the de
partment of justice to the scene. Sec
retary Garrison has ordered the twenty-eighth
infantry from Galveston to
Harlington and another regiment is
being held in readiness for immediate
service. Officials are convinced that
the Carranza authorities are not con
nected with the disturbances, and are
anxious to stop them. It is believed
that influences on the American side
had much to do with the conspiracy
and cause of the troubfe.
Regarding the case of General Huer
ta. who is now held prisoner at Fort
Bliss, the Attorney General said he ex
pected evidence would be laid before
the grand jury within the next few
weeks in an effort to obtain an indict
ment on the charge of attempting to
violate the neutrality laws of the Unit
ed States. No request for the extradi
tion of Huerta has been received from
the Mexican government, he said.
LONDON, Oct. 22. The Cologne
Gazette. as quoted bv Reuters'
Amsterdam correspondent, say that
the economic condition of Germany is
endangered seriously by the burdens
imposed by war usurers. The Ga
zette also attacks the agricultural in
terests, asserting that the farmers
are holding back produce for higher
Rule Adopted Applicable to All School Lands Ranging
from $15 an Acre to B and C Class Lands to $35 an
Acre for Lands in Cultivation Prior to 1879 The
Scale of Values the Work of Several Months
After months of inquiry beginning
with their appointment, Appraisers
Peteison, Moody and Barkley of the
land commission yesterday an
nounced a rule for determining the
value of water rights in giving
credit to occupants of school lands
for their improvements of a perma
nent character. The rule was de
vised alter consultation with water
users, the reclamation service, at
torneys, and after a study of the
records of the old canal companies
and those of the reclamation ser-
The following table shows
valuations will be placed on
A. lands as determined by tue
decree, the valuation being
per acre:
- ? u C Si
3 "S , O
- " fc c 5
"S B 1 -i
5 Si t
s-. s. a Si
I- c-C til g
0i . ss Pi ' a r c
1S7S $35.0(1 $ $35.00
1S79 1.35 34.55 .20 34.73
1880 3.84 33.05 .56 34.22
1S81 6.39 32.76 .96 33.73
1SS2 10.00 31.50 1.50 33.00
1853 11.70 30.90 1 75 32.07
1854 13.40 30.21 2.10 32.32
1855 14.20 30.03 2.13 32.16
1SS6 15.70 29.50 2.35 31.85
1S87 18.30 28.55 2.75 31.34
1888 22.07 27.27 3.31 30.58
18H9 26.13 25.85 3.92 29.79
1890 27.30 25.45 4.09 29.54
1S91 28.20 25.13 4.23 29.36
1892 30.80 24.22 4.62 28.84
1893 31.90 23.84 4.7S 2S.69
1594 32.30 23.69 4.84 2S.54
1895 ..... 33.20 23.71 4. S3 28.38
1S96 33. no 23.1.; l.09 28.22
1K97 34.30 22.99 5.15 28.14
1595 34.60 22.91 5.16 28.08
1899 34.70 22.86 5.20 28.06
Iftoo 34.80 22.82 5.22 28 01
1901 35.10 22.72 5.26 27.98
102 35.30 22.65 5.29 27.94
1903 35.4 5 22.59 5.32 27.91
1!H4 35.70 22.51 5.15 27. SS
1905 36.10 22.37 5.41 27.7S
1906 36.50 22.24 5.46 27.70
1907 38.10 21.67 5.71 27.38
11108 40.50 20.83 6.07 25.90
1909 41.90 20.34 6.28 26.62
It will be seen that the value of
water rights of lands for which wat
er was appropriated prior to 1S79 is
placed at $35 an acre. This valua
tion decreases irregularly to 1909
whose lands were the last included
in the decree. The lands prior to
1879 were entitled to the natural
flow of the river to the volume of
four and one-half feet. The year
(Continued on Page Seven)
Making their way to Phoenix In
the early morning hours and thread
ing the narrow drive along the bank
of the Grand canal, three-fuarters
of a mile off the Tempe road at 4
o'clock yesterday morning, a party
of St. Louis tourists, consisting of
.Tared P. Spalding, a large stock
holder of the Liggett & Myers To
bacco Company, of Duke's Mixture
fame, Mrs. Spalding, and Harry Jor
dan, chauffeur, narrowly missed
death when their car plunged from
the road and landed bottom side up
in the canal. All are more or less
seriously injured and are being
cared for at a private hospital on
East McKinley street.
It was still dark when the ma
chine bearing the party, was turned
along the canal road. The lights of
the machine were in good working
order, but an especially narrow place
in the road confused Jordan who
was driving and tht car plunged into
the water. It landed sufficiently to
the further side to throw Mrs. Spal
ding on the opposite bank. She was
severely injured, particularly about
the race and head. Her husband
sustained a fracture of the left arm,
and Jordan, being thrown against
the steering wheel, was so badly in
jured about the chest that hem
orrhages immediately ensued and
continued all of yesterday.
Another car. in which were George
Lapalm. of San Diego, and Fred
Friedmann, a trained nurse, from
Ocean Pe.rk, was following a short
distance behind. The occupants
witnessed the plunge of the Spalding
car and were soon on hand engaged
in rescuing the three. Friedmann
had a first aid kit and rendered
n u
Leon Bone, special agent for the
department of justice, stationed
at Salt Luke, arrived to continue
his investigation of the alleged
creamery trust said to be in con
trol of' the markets of Utah,
Wyoming, Nevada, Washington,
Oregon, Arizona and parts of Cal
ifornia. Three or four big com
panies are said to dominate the
dairy market and fix the prices
of milk, cream and butter. The
investigator was reticent concern
ing the progress of the milk in
quiry. Nothing so far, it is un
derstood, has been presented to
the federal grand jury.
The British Foreign Office
Makes Public Report of
British Chaplain Who Vis
ited Woman Before Her
Execution in Germany
LONDON, Oct. 22. The British for
eign office has made public the report
of Rev. Gahan, the British chaplain at
Brussels, who visited Edith Cavell be
fore her execution. Also a letter from
Brand Whitlock, the American minister
to Belgium, to Ambassador Page, which
says he had requested that the body of
Miss Cave!' be delivered to the school
of nurses, of which she was the di
rectress. His request was referred to
the ministry of war in Berlin. Ga
han's report said that he found Miss
Cavell calm and resigned. She was not
in fear nor was she shrinking. She said
she had seen death so often that it was
not strange nor fearful to her.
Gahan's report said: "Monday even
ing on the eleventh of October, I was
admitted on a special passport from
the German authorities to the prison at.
St. Gilles where Miss Cavell was con
fined for ten weeks. Finally the sen
tence was given early in the afternoon.
To my astonishment and relief, I found
my friend perfectly calm and resigned.
This did not lessen the tenderness nor
intensity of feeling during the last in
terview of an hour. She said she
wished all her friends to know how
willingly she gave her life for her coun
try. She said T have no fear or shrink
ing. I have seen death so often it is
not strange nor fearful to me'. Further
(Continued on Page Five)
valuable assistance in making the
injured persons as comfortable as
possible. Then the three were
placed in Lapalm's car and rushed
to the residence of Dr. Redewill. who
took them to the McKinley street
That all were not killed in the
wreck of the car or drowned by be
ing pinned down under the car is
considered remarkable. The road
along the canal is one that has to
be taken very cautiously even in
the daytime, and just why the
party attempted to negotiate it in
the dark is not known.
Dr. Redewill stated last evening it
will be some time before any of
the three will be able to leave the
hospital. Mrs. Spalding and Jordan
are the most seriously injured.
One Bullet Reaches Two
Supposed Motorcycle Thieves
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 22. Chester
Nolen. aged seventeen, was killed
and Frank Ward, aged nineteen, was
probably fatally wounded by a bullet
fired either by Sergeant Cahill or
Patrolman Shammo. The bullet
pierced Nolen's body, and struck
Ward in the back, penetrating his
lungs and stomach.
The boys were speeding away on a
motorcycle, which the police declared
had been stolen.
They had not tried to shoot the
boys. Ward, in a. dying statement,
claimed he purchased the motorcycle.
Federal Investigation Sheds
Light on Methods Used
bv Mellon 's Road to Tie
Up Traffic on Rival Now
York & New England
Morgan and Rockefeller
Were Involved in Old-time
Deals to Stifle Competi
tion of New Haven Road
into New York City
NEW YORK, Oct. 22. The offii. -ial
neps of the directors of tne New
Haven in pursuance of tiieir al
leged conspiracy to control the
transportation traffic in New Eng
land, was introduced at the trial of
the eleven directors. The minutes
of the directors and letters wero
idntified for the jury and in some,
instances were elucidated by Charle-:
Mellen, the government witness.
William Rockefeller and Charles
Brookers, defendants; George Miller,
a defendant not on trial, and
Chauncey Depew, one of the al
leged conspirators in the case, ar"
the only directors present at the
meetings who are yet living. The
meetings were held in the early
nineties. The federal prosecutor introduced
over the protests of the defense, an
agreement by New England steam
ship and railroad lines in lSsl
whereby the Sound' Lines associa
tion agreed to fix rates for traffic
and to impose $3,000 penalties lor
infraction. Then through resolution,
the minutes of a directors' meeting
in 1891, after the Sherman law
passed, showed that directors had
taken official cognizance of an
agreement in a tareat to sever tho
joint traffic sgreements with the
New York-New England road, which
had notified the association of it.-
(Continued on Page Five)
. NEW YORK, Oct. 22. Although the
football season has just crossed the
midway mark, the leading eastern
elevens tomorrow face one of the most
dangerous stages of play. By an un
usual coincidence, none of the big
trams enter the contests certain of ul
timate victory. Harvard, Princeton,
Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, Pennsylva
nia, and the Army all are called upon
to meet opponents capable of giving
buttle far beyond the practice standard.
Large assemblages of gridiron cn
thutiasts are expected to witness tho
Harvard-Cornell game at Cambridge:
the Princeton-Dartmouth game at
Princeton; the Pennsylvania-Pittsburg
game at Philadelphia; the Georgetown
Army game at West Point; and the
Yale-Washington and Jefferson game
at New Haven.
Cornell goes to Harvard for the elev
enth game between them since the:
eighteen nineties when the .series was
inaugurated. The Itahaca team has an
excellent chance to break a long siring
of deleats that have been its portion
since the initial contest with the Crim
son. The Cornell eleven is one of the
best in the history of the Ithaca school.
Washington and Jefferson defeated
Yale a year ago and returned to New
Haven hoping to duplicate the feat.
(Continued on Pago Seven)
The shooting occurred in the neigh
borhood where Harry Duncan shot
Sergeant Toolen and Walter Kreb ex
changed shots in connection with
alleged automobile thefts one week
Ward said he and Nolen had been
talking to a girl. They were start
ing away on the motorcycle when a
policeman appeared and opened fire.
The boys had been wards of the
juvenile court for five years. The
policemen were standing on the run
ning board of an automobile, which
they had commandeered, when they
fired the shots.

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