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VOL. IV., NO. 469. JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, MAY 10, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENr, <= Admiral Sampson's Business1 Men's Excursion On Way. IT SKATTLE, May 16.?The. Admiral Sampson salted last night for Alaska containing among her passengers 42 Seattle and Tacoma business men who are round trip guests of President H. P. Alexander of the Pacific-Alaska Nav igation company, and who will visit all the coast towns of Alaska. President Alexander is on the ship, and among the prominent business men on board from Seattel are: A. B. Stewart, of Stewart and Holmes, wholesale druggists; O. D. Fisher, of the Fisher Brothers flour mills; J. T. Heffernan, of the Heffer nan Engine Works and Heffernan Dry dock company; Albert Rhodes, of the Rhodes' Brothers department store; C. H. Clarke, president of the Kelly-Clark company, fisheries brokers and fisheries supplies; E. C. Wagner, manager of the Seattle branch of the Bank of California; Grange V. Holt, manager of the Seattle branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce and for ?mer president of the Seattle Clearing House Association: C. H. Liny, head of the C. H. Lliiy company, the Seat tle wholesale grocers, hay, grain and teed dealers; Capt. 0. J. Humphrey, capitalist and former Alaskan; M. A. Arnold, president of the First Nation al Bank, and Hervey Lindley. presi dent of the Rainier Club. Among the Tacoma men on board are C. B. Hurley, president of the Hur ley .Contracting company; P. J. Fran siott. of die Fransioll Grain and Feed company; George Schofleld, of the Sav age-Schofleld company; A. F. Albert son. If the National Bank of Com mergf. Tacoma; Everett G. Griggs, prclident of the St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber company; C. H. Hyde, of the Tacoma Grocery company; J. B. Ste vens. grain and feed dealer, and F. S. Harmon, furniture manufacturer. Pasaengers for Juneau: The Admiral Sampson has the fol lowing passengers for Juneau: R. A. Bohke. and wife. Miss Galloway. J. D. Galloway and wife, W. S. Bayless, A. S. Dautrick. M. P. Molser, Mr. A run tile and wife. N. G. Hanson and two steerage. There are four steerage passengers for Douglas. Jefferson Coming Also. SEATTLE, May 16.?The Jefferson sailed last night with the following for Juneau: Mrs. H. Klein, R. B. Mo Cormlck, J esse R. Jandorf, M. E Mer rill. R. T. Lynch, T. O'Connor. A1 Moo ney, H. Morrell, Ernest Aldman, L. F. Hill. Mike Leklch. J. J. Whlttlver. Jr., L. Ashley. A. E. Langmiller, F. N. Cloudy. Neil Ward and wife. George S. Miller and wire. Miss Lulu Duffy. Mrs. J. West and eight steerage. For Douglas?Frank Burgess. JUNEAU AT DOUGLAS TOMORROW AFTERNOON If the weather gods are kind the second game of the series between Dougtas-Treadwell and Juneau-Gastin eau will be played on the Douglas grounds tomorrow afternoon. The new Treadwell grounds are not yet in condition for use. Juneau will go over confident of winning although Reid and Molloy will both be out of the game with crippled hands. Game will be called as 2:30. The Juneau batting order will be as follows: Hester, lb; Duggan, c; Mullen. 2b; Callon. ss; Wurth. cf; McNivens, If; Brennan. rf; Ford, p. BANK DIRECTORS WILL APPEAL FROM DECISION ? FAIRBANKS. May 16.?Those whom Judge Frederic E. Fuller found person ally liable for *54,720 to the creditors of the defunct Washington-Alaska bank, because of the declaration as bank directors of dividends when there had been no surplus to divide, include John Jeseon. James W. Hill, E. R. Peo ples, Raymond Brumbaugh, John L. McGinn and R. C. Woods, former di rectors. J. E. Healey. John A. Clark and George Preston, also former direc tors. were exonerated of the charge of wrecking the bank. SUPERINTENDENT KENNEDY | IN FROM JUALIN MINES Supt L K. Kennedy of the Jualin mines arrived in Juneau on the Pacific yesterday. He reports things moving along all right at the mine. They are now driving the 8000-foot development tunnel and also working on the mainj shaft. About sixty men are employed. The wireless station at the mine is being re-established and placed In working order. CORWIN NOT AT KETCHIKAN James Protopapas says the Corwin had not reached Ketcthikan at 2 p. m. today. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?46. Minimum?40. ^ Precipitation?.22. Cloudy; rain. COL RICHARDSON 1 HOPEFUL FOR ROADS * % B Col. Wilds P. Richardson, president 81 of the hoard of Alaska road commis sioners Is a passenger aboard the Alameda cnroute to Valdez. He Is ac companied by Lieut Glen C. Edger- ^ ton. engineer officer and member of the board, who met the Colonel at Ketchikan. Speaking of the plans for the Bum- n mer Col. Richardson said that the ap- 8' propriatlon of $125,000 would have to be used exclusively for repairs and e maintenance of the present roads a hence there could not be any new work undertaken. "The tax fund will be reduced and the loss of the poll tax will make the general road fund less than that of any previous year," he said, "but I am hopeful of getting a large appropriation for the next year. The construction of the railroad will call for the building of more and bet- Xl ter wagon roads to provide tonnage. 8( I am glad that Skagway will get a road to the summit. It means much to the town and will also bring better 0 business to the railroad company. ^ JUNIOR PROM AT ELKS' HALL FRIDAY ? The annual Junior Prom, the social c< event of the year, will take place at b( Elk's hall next Friday evening. Invlta- c lions are being printed, and will be Is- vl sued within a few days. As usual, there Is expected to be a large attend- A ance of Juneau's society folk, as this pi annual event is not confined to those t( connected with the schools. There are ten members of the Ju- h nior class who will corstitute the Se niors of next year. Miss Klonda Olds F is president of the class organization; Miss Garnet Laughlln is vice-presi dent; Paul Thompson, secretary; Miss Anne McLaughlin, treasurer, and Cy ril Kashaveroff, marshal. The other y members are Miss Amy Hopper, Miss ^ Elizabeth Hopper, Miss Gladys Swen sen. Almond Richards and Burdette Winn. The patronesses of the prom are . Mrs. B. M. Behrends, Mrs. D. D. Muir, Mrs. J. B. Marshall, Mrs. John T. n Olds and Mrs. A. F. Kasbavaroff. Dancing will begin at 9 o'clock. The admission will be $1 and ladies free. ? ? ? n SPUHN ISLAND FARMER MEETING WITH SUCCESS G. J. Dahl who runs a chicken ranch! D and rabbit farm combined on his I h Spuhn Island homestead is In town pi having arrived this morning. He is'tc having great success with his small tl stock carrying such aristocratic breeds si of the feathered family as Orpingtons.' w Wyandottes, Rocks, BufTs and Rhode ; Island Reds, and has three incubators! D busy all the season through. He also j It raises several varieties of fancy rab-' M bits including Angora. Madagascar, ? tc Arabian Black and Belgian hare. Mr. Dahl brings his eggs to town C weekly and disposes of them to local1 merchants of Douglas and Juneau. Last year he sold about three hun-i dred rabbits. He is raising rabbits on; w a little island leased from the govern- jtc ment with the intention of raising'lE black fox. He has already secured;a< two fine pair of black fox that cost lt him $6,000. He hopes to have the fox ? farm started before very long. Vl ALAMEDA BRINGS BIG LOAD FOR CHANNEL TOWNS The Alameda arrived from the South last night at midnight bringing a (c< heavy cargo of freight for Juneau and F Sheep Creek. She will probably be In the latter place nearly all day dls- 01 charging the* 500 tons of cement for 81 the foundations of the big mills being b erected there. The following passcn- 81 gers were for Juneau: H. G. Drew, Miss Mary Hyder, S. T Houghan, C. M. Irwin, Mrs. C. M. Ir win, A. Kuhemin. Peter Kuhcmin, J. D. Mayfleld, Mrs. R. G. Mozier, Miss R. E. Stayton, Mrs. O. W. Potter, J. W. Stander, M. Wrenn, Miss C. Raymond, and Mrs. W. Watson. FRESH RANCH EGGS?from Dahl's ^ Spuhn Island farm. Every egg guar anteed pure and healthy and free from flshy taste. Each egg stamped with name Dahl Insures not mixed with 1m- j ported articles. For sale by leading merchants of Juneau and at Dahl's ^ grocery, Douglas. Sat. & Wed. ( LOVERAS?now made in bond, un der supervision of a government In spector, are as fine as can be sold for 12%" cents. Ask for the. Monarch size. t ??-l?-2w. e LADIES' HAIR GOODS. We specialize in rare stiade switches, etc., made to order. THE VOGUE, Mrs. Albert Berry, opposite the Or- i pheum, Phone Main 243. Tu-Th-Sa. 1 , , , ( WANTED ? One thousand suits ? to clean, press or repair. We call and deliver. Shearers Pressing Parlors; 1 128 Front street, phone 242.?5-15-lm. 1 COMMENCEMENT NEXT THURSDAY The commencement exercises for tie graduation class of the Juneau igh school will bo at Elks' ball next 'hursday night beginning at 8 o'clock, 'here are b!x members of the gradu ting class?Miss Alma Sowerby, of uneau; Miss Thelma Nlnnis and Miss [ore Museth, of Douglas, and Edward icattle, Charles Sabln and Qeorge Nol an, of Juneau. The address to the class will bo de vered by Judge Robert W. Jennings, he diplomas will bo delivered by Tesident H. T. Tripp, of the school oard. After the oxerclses a dance will bo iven by the Senior class for the alum i, seniors, Juniors, members of the chool board, teachers, etc., and to lose to whom Invitations have been sued. The dance will not be public, nd there will be no chargo, but it will e limited to those asked, only. School closes Friday. Examinations, le terror or tno stuaent, come iue? uy and Wednesday. Monday afternoon the Senior Class ay will be a Seward Society afTalr. Bassaulaureate Services. Tho Baccaluaureate sermon for the raduatlng class of the Juneau high :hool will be preached In the Metho Ist church by the Rev. R. C. Black ell, Sunday evening, May 17th at 8 clock. Miss Gladys Tripp will preside at le organ and Mr. Engberg will ren sr a solo. The ushers will be Bur atte Winn, Cyril Kashevaroff and aul Thompson. Seats will be reserv 1 for the graduating class, the mem its of the high Bchool faculty, Prof. . Green. Prof. R. R. Bell, MIbs La tna Wlllson, Miss Gertrude Mallette, llss Florence Getchell, Miss Loralne ndrews and the school board. The ubllc Is most cordially invited to at >nd this service in honor of the sung people who graduate from our Igh school. ISHING SEASON BIDS FAIR TO BE EARLY ?i? The season has been at least two coks earlier this year than it was last ear among the fishermen, thus far, rcordlng to C. J. Alexander, who Is l Juneau. "We are advanced that luch further than we were last year," 0 said. Mr. Alexander believes that the in (cations are that the fish will begin inning earlier than lost year, and, 1 the market conditions aro better, a Is looking forward to a better Ben in. ALTON SATISFIED WITH COAL MOVING SETTLEMENT ?*? Word comes from Seattle that "Jack alton is satisfied with the settlement e got out of the department for trans iting the coal mined at Matanuska > tidewater, though he did not get all le compensation that he expected. He lys "the adjustment, on the whole, as satisfactory. Because of the trouble between Mr. alton and the government dlsburs ig officer in the Matanuska region, [r. Dalton expended funds of his own > avoid delay in getting the coal out. OLORS FOR FALL ARE TO BE SUBDUED - ?*? CLEVELAND, May 16.?Colors in omen's fall and winter garments are' > be more subdued than those prevail ig in 1914 spring wear. This is the ivance notice of the fifty delegates > the National Cloak, Suit and kirt Manufacturers' Asosciation con sntlon. FISH FOLK FIGHTING. ?+? A suit was filed in the district court lis morning by the Deep Sea Salmon smpany against the Alaska Pacific isheries company to restrain the lat ;r from maintaining a floating tfap r other obstruction within the pre crlbed limits of a trap site claimed y the plaintiff. Gunnison and Robert an are attorneys for plalntlfT. HIS IS A CHALLANGE AND NOT A BLUFF ?+? I will play anybody in Juneau con Inuous pool at 100 points, or more, at lie Imperial Billiard Parlor for the hamplonship. 5-lG-lt * WM. B. MACKAY. ? ? ? 'AKING BODY TO STATES FOR BURIAL Mrs. J. E. Dodridge passed through uneau on the Dolphin last nighL ac companying the body of her hus band who recently died at Whltehorse, o the States for burial. CHOIR REHEARSAL TONIGHT. There will be a special choir prac ice in Trinity Episcopal church this vening at 7:46. A full attendance is equested. FOR SALE?Two adjoining lotsk 36 : 100 feet each. Pacific Coast addition. Perms to suit .purchaser. Address P. ). Box 203, Juneau. 6-15-6L Capable woman wants plain sewing, ly day. Mrs. Reed, Occidental, phone LI. 6-16-41. FOURTH ANNUAL T GREAT SUCCESS Tho fourth annual public rohcarBal of the Juneau Lad tea' Musical Club In Juneau theatre last night was ono of the moBt brilliant successes In tho history of the organization, marking a new milestone In tho progress and development of Juneau. Society folk | and lovers of good music were out iu i large numbers, and the fine little the | atre was well filled. The proceeds realized are to bo devoted to the Jun eau library fund. 4 Every numbor on the excellent pro gram was rendered in a manner that betokened faithful training' and was received with evidences of warm ap preciation. The cantata "A Legend of Granada," (Hadley) was beautifully Interpreted. Mrs. H. P. Crowthor and Mr. Monte A. Snow were the soloists in this number. Between parts two and thnje, Mr. Snow, baritone, intorposed "CiqUlano" from the Cavaliera Rustlcana.- Both Mrs. Crowther and Mr. Snow were in good voice. The violin aolo, Legend Wlonfawskl, by Mr. Willis E. Nowell, brought forth a storm of npplauso and the performer was compelled to appear tvfac be fore the curtain. ^ Tho second cantata "The Lady of Shalott" was also a rare treat and showed the same faithful study and application as the first number. Miss Crystal Snow was the Bololst In this number and her beautiful soprano re ceived warm recognition. Doris as rendered by the double trio, Mesdames Crowther, Kasor, Ma lony, Nowell, Garfield, Faulkner was splendidly done. Tho violin obllgato was by Mr. Nowell. Tho chorus was strong all the way "through, and was under perfect con trol of Director Nowell. Mrs." G. M. Simpklns presided at the piano and acquitted herself faultlessly. The Juneau Ladles' Musical Club was organized In 1910. The officers are: Mrs. J. F. Malony, president; Mrs. H. P. Crowther, vice-president; Mrs. H. L. Faulkner, treasurer; Mrs. E. H. Kaser, secretary; Miss. Crowther, li brarian. * ? i i MAY FORM MERCHANTS' PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION C. S. Lindsay, of Portland, Ore., Is in Juneau In the Interest of the Com mercial Rating company, of Portland. It Is his purpose to prosent to tho bus iness men the proposition of organiz ing a merchants' protective assertion that will Include the business men of all the towns of Southeastern Alaska. It Is Mr. Lindsay's intention to remain In Juneau and have charge of the lo cal branch of the organization. The purposeof the Commercial Rat ing company is sclcntlflcaly to protect merchants doing a credit business in the city. AT THE ORPHEUM. ?+? Tonight and one Sunday matinee the Orpheum presents the following: "Her Only Son-?the story of a country boy in the city. "Life in the Balance"?is a modern drama by the Kalem Co. "The Miser"?is a Lubin drama with Roscoe Johnson, the child actor. "The One Good Suit"?Is a farce comedy by* the Biograph Co. Sunday and Monday the following Class A program will be shown: "Pathe Weekly"?includes the lay ing of tho corner stone of St Peter's church at Belleville, N. J., and blessed by Bishop O'Connor. The Madi Gras at the closing of the season at Coney Island. A fine program of thrilling competitions is arranged for the an nual Indian fair and Round Up at Toppenlsh, Wash., and numerous oth er interesting events. "Bunny in Society" ? Is an excep tional good picture of Bunny and. as he is assisted by Earl Williams, Leo De laney, Ned Flnley and Leah Baird of tho Vitagraph players it cannot help bo good. "The Skull"?with Florence Turner and Leo Lelaney is also a very strong drama. "Jim The Burglar" and "Jinks Buys a Dress"?wtfll send yjou all fxomo laughing as it is very comical and all good hearted husbandB can get ideas from this. "The Affair at Raynor's"?is the 4th s>t the "What Happened to Mary" ser ies and as this Is like a continued story you can't afford to miss it. IRVING CO. INCORPORATES. ?"I"? Articles of incorporation of the J. H. Irving company have been filed with Charles E. Davidson, Secretary of the Territory, for the J. H. Irving company. The capital is named as $2,500. The Incorporators are J. H. Irving, H. H. Wolfe, Grover C. Winn of Juneau and S. G. Allen of Seattle. AT ALASKAN HOTEL. John G. Fritz. D. W. Kellar, _ 0. C. Swanson, A. Kubrmum, P. Korhanen, Seattle: D. G. McArthur, Vancouver; I. N. Mackay, G. G. Black man, Sheep Creek. FOUND?Ladles gold watch. In quire Geddcs & McKanna, and 'pay charges. 6-16-tf. RAILWAY ENGINEERS WORK FROM FIELD WASHINGTON. May 16.?The head quarters for the Alaska railroad en gineering commission will be at Ship creek, near Knik, and all the survey work will bo directed from there. Fur ther appointments of engineers and | members of the field force will be made after the commissioners reach the West. Some will be made while the commissioners arc at Seattle, and still others will bo delayed until the Alaska headquarters shall have been opened. COL. GOETHALS IS AGAINST FREE TOLLS WASHINGTON, May 16. ? In the Senate yesterday Col. George W. Goe thnls, who built the Panama canal and was made Governor of the zone, was quoted agalust free tolls and In favor for the repeal bill Col. Goetlials says: "First, free tolls to vessels engaged in the coastwise trade result In a sub sidy to a class of shipping fully pro tected and not in need of subsidy. These free tolls would benefit stock holders and not shippers. "Second, this canal will need all the revenue it can get to pay its current expenses and indebtedness." M'Lean Urges Arbitration. WASHINGTON. May 16.?Senator George P. McLean, of Connecticut, to day urged the arbitration of the Pan ama tolls question. GERMAN STEAMSHIP COMPANIES FORM POOL BERLIN, May 16.?Delegates of the North -German Lloyd and Hamburg American lines at the meeting in Col ogne decided to pool their American Asiatic services. The combination, which represents a joint capital of $75, 000,000, Is the most formidable ever di rected against British shipping and has been formed at the request of the Kaiser, who has been urging his friends, Ballin and Helneken, the heads of the two lines, to fllhk their differences. JONES HAS PLAN FOR ALASKAN FAIR EXHIBIT WASHINGTON, May 16.? Senator Wesley L. Jones yesterday announced an amendment which he intends to propose to the sundry civil appropria tion bill giving $200,000 for an Alaska building and installing and maintain ing and exhibit at the Panama-Pacific exposition next year at San Francisco. PROPOSE TO INCREASE STATE RAILWAY CONTROL WASHINGTON. May 16.?Represen tative James S. Davenport, of Okla homa, Introduced a bill giving the In terstate Commerce Commission au thority to require carriers of passen gers to establish an Interstate rate which shall not exceed the combina tion of local rates for a like distance of haul. SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR FLIES ACROSS CHANNEL ?+? SAN FRANCISCO, May 15.?Silas Chrlstofferson, carrying: Mayor Rolph and another passenger, flew across the bay to Oakland and return yesterday afternoon. The trip was made in 15 minutes. The actual flying time was but six minutes. W. F. GILMOUR HAS CANCER OF LIVER A letter received by D. A. Epsteyn today says that Dr. Everett 0. Jones and Dr. C. W. Sharpies, two of the leading surgeons of Seattle, who op erated on -W. F. Gllmour at Seattle, say he is afflicted with cancer of the liver, and that he cannot live. INSPECTORS FOR CORDOVA. 0. W. Whitney and P. E. Peltrct, U. S. inspectors of hulls and boilers and G. W. Foltn, clerk in the Inspec tor's office took passage on the Ala meda for Cordova. ' "SHIPWRECK" THREE REELS. Grand Theatre Tonight Clever photography with aid of mln ature ship and icebergs on a pond sea interwoven around true scenes on an ocean liner have produced a remarka ble picture that moro clearly and forc ibly presents to the people the prob ablo scenes attending the maiden voy age of the Titanic with Its appalling loss of life, heroic sacrifice and brav ery. This shows the many Interesting ship scenes; pilot house; explosion lg boiler rooms; rescue of passengers in life boats; wireless at work and all giving vivid pictures of conditions at tending such an ill-omened occurance. This wonderful feature is in three reels and will be shown tonight "Her Gallant Knight," Thanhouser comedy. A good, strong program for Sunday's pictures. "The Grand?for good pic tures. ZAPATA PENS HUERTA IN MEXICO CITY ? - .LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 1G. ? A telegram received here today from Mexico City by representatives of the Constitutionalists says: "Zapata has surrounded Mexico City for the purpose of keeping Hucrta bot tled up and prevent his escape until the arrival of Gen. Villa. Villa Begins Attack on Saltlllo. Word comes tbroug hthe name source that Gen. Villa has begun his attack on Saltlllo. Rebel Troops In Mazatlan. LOS ANGELES, May 16.?Word was received here today that "Gen. Obre gon has entered Mazatlan and ex pects to capture or kill the remainder of the men belonging to the Eedarl garrison here within a fow hours." The same dispatch which contained the foregoing sayB that fighting is In progress at San Luis Potosl. Mazatlan Fever Stricken. ON BOARD U. S. CRUISER CALI FORNIA, MAZATLAN, Mex.. May 16.?A distressing sickness is pre vailing at Mazatlan and the death rate has reached terrifying proportions. The Illness is the result of the cut ting off of the water supply by the Constitutionalists. The Governor, fearipg a revolt on the part of the people, has disarmed the municipal police. .j. * * CONSTITUTIONALISTS TAKE * + TUXPAM. * .j. + + Washington, May 16. ? Con- + + sul Canada at Vera Cruz has + + telegraphed the State Depart- + * ment that Spanish refugees + + have reached that place and as- + + surcd him that the Constitu- + + tionallsts captured the city of + ?> Tuxpam Thursday under the * + leadership of GenenrlB Syala * + and Blanco. + + + +*+++++++++?+*+*+ Nothing Against Importing Arms at Tampico. WASHINGTON, May 16.?Secretary of War Llndley M. Garrison Bald yes terday that the Importation of arms at Tampico by Constitutionalists or others is not prohibited. "The enbargo only applies to taking arms across the border. Constitutionalists Agents oG to Tam pico. EL I'ASO, Tex., May 16.?There was n veritable stampede of Constitution alist agents today to Tampico where there is no prohibition against the im portation of arms. JUNEAU THEATRE. Tonight the following bill will bo offered: "The Poisoned Chop," an amusing comedy. . "The Spirit of Envy," a story with a moral: "Don't try to live beyond your means." "The Lip that Failed"; showing how a guardian's perfidy nearly wrecked his ward's happiness. "Mutual Weekly," views of events of wide Interest both in this country and all over Europe. Sunday's Program. Sunday's Special list will include the great military drama "For the Flag," presented by a star cast, comprising Warren Kerrignn, Charlotte Burton, Jnck Richardson, Vivian Rich and oth ers. For his hot-headedness, a young of ficer is court martialed and dismissed from the service. Enlisting at Manila, incognito, as a private, he is pardoned and restored to rank for conspicuous bravery in a brush with the Insurrec-. tos, and Incidentally wins the Colon el's daughter. "The Lady Killer"?Illustrative of the nnnoyanccs great artists are sub jected to from the adulation of sill ywomen. "The Golden Heart," lovo and ro mance in a prospector's camp, where the arrival of a girl causes'many com plications. "Mutual Weekly," views of Interest from all over the world. Two shows nightly: 7:30 and 9 o' clock. Admission 25 cents; children, 10 cents. BO SWEENEY BECOMES ASSISTANT TO LANE ??? WASHINGTON, May 16.?Bo Swcen ' ey, of Seattle, was today nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to be assistant Secretary of the Interior. BaSweency is one of the most prom Inent lawyers of Seattle and a leadinf Democrat. He Is the King Countj member of tho State Central Commit i tee, and law partner of Judge Willlan Hickman Moore. He belongs to tin progressive wing of the party. ' I * Bryan Accuses Huerta of Violating Armistice WASHINGTON, May 16.?Secretary of State William J. Bryan contends that Huerta has violated the armistice. He has Informed the Huerta govern ment that the State Department con siders the action of the Federals in withholding Information concerning the whereabouts of Private Parks to bo a hostile act. Huerta Promises. WASHINGTON, May 16. ? Huerta has promised to investigate the disap pearance of Private Parks. Huerta Offers to Quit with Conditions. VERA CRUZ. Mex., May 16.?Mexi cans arriving here from the capital say that Huerta has signified his will ingness to retire from office on these conditions: That ho be given a voice in naming his successor; thut Carran za be not considered; that he. Huerta. have permission to run for the Pres idency himself in the July elecitons, and that the Atneric natroop 1 and that the American troops be withdrawn from the country. Americans In Mexico. WASHINGTON, May 16.?The Bra zilian minister at Mexico City haR re ported to the State Department hero that he fears a number of Americans are concentrated at San Quentln, Mex., and unable to get away. Huerta Delegates at Washington. WASHINGTON, May 16?The Hu erta delegates to the peace conference arrived hero today. Huerta Expels Englishman. VERA CRUZ, Mex., May 16.?Oliver Madox Hueffcr, correspondent of the London Dally Express, a British sub ject, was expelled from Mexico City today. American Navy Man Dies. VALLEJO, Calif., May 16.?A radio gram wbb received from the gunboat Vlcksburg at Mazatlan today announc ing the death of scarlet fever of Pay master Ralnsworth Nicholson. Niagara Falls Conference Postponed. WASHINGTON, May 16.?It was an nounced ycBterday evening that ths Niagara Falls conference of the med iators has been postponed until Wed nesday. May 20, at the request of the representatives of Huerta. OHIO BOY CONFESSES KILLING 3 PERSONS SEATTLE, May 16.?Harley Beard, aged 18 years, confessed yesterday to the police that he is guilty of the mur der of three persons whom he killed on a farm at Ironton, Ohio, last Wed nesday. The victims were Robert Mas sic, his sister, Mary Massie, and moth er, Mrs. Nancy Massie, the last named aged 83 years. FOREIGNERS DON'T LIKE AMERICAN CONCESSION LONDON, May 16.?A Vlennn cable says Russia and Japan have protested against the concession granted by President Yuan Ehi-kal to an Ameri can syndicate for the exploitation of a Chinese tobacco monopoly. CHAMBERLAIN RENOMINATED FOR UNITE DSTATE SENATE ? PORTLAND, May 16.?Senator Geo. E. Chamberlain was renominated at yesterday's primaries without opposi tion as the Democratic candidate. The race for Governor on both Democratic and Republican tickets is too close to yet determine the outcome. MRS. WOODROW WILSON GETS TITLE TO LAND LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 16.?The case involving the right of Mrs. Wood row Wilson to secure 60 acres of dato land in Coachclln valley was decided today In her favor by Register Frank Buren of the local l^nd office. COL. JACKLING TRANSFERS HEADQUARTERS TO 'FRISCO SAN FRANCISCO. Calif. May 16. ? Col. D. C. Jackllng arrived today to make his headquarters here., transfe-r ing them from Salt Lake. Ho will oc cupy the entire twelfth floor of the new wing that is being built for the SL Francis hotel. OLYMPIA WOMAN ELECTED PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS OLYMPIA, Wash., May 16.?Mrs. C. E. Beach, of this city, was elected president of the Washington State Mothers' Congress yesterday. ' ? U. S. ISSUES NEW STAMPS WASHINGTON, May 16?The Post office Department has added three new ? stamps, 7, 9 and 12-ccnt denomlnn ' tlons. NEW DOCKS FOR LONDON. i LONDON. May 16. ? London will ) spend $7,000,000 on improving her dock facilities.