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THEALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL IV. NO. 508. ' JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY. JULY 3, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS Juneau Dressing Up For Glorious Fourth Juneau Is nil dressed up for the In dependence Day celebration. Many of the business houses have gone to considerable expense to placing decor ations. Owing to the uncertainty of the weather others are hesitating hut have things ready to display the bunt ing tomorrow If the weather man Is kind. C. W. Young Co. The C. W. Young Co., have elabor ately dressed windows. One side of the large store shows Uncle Sam hold ing a picture of George Washington In his hands. The American eagle al so has a place In the window and there are many elegant pictures of war scenes showing the lighting divisions of the government In action. The oth er side shows Are arms of all descrip tioins both old and new and the nation al colors are draped in an artistic way. Juneau Liquor Co. The Juneau Liquor Co. has one of the most artistically designed window displays In town. A figure represent ing the G. A. R., another representing the Goddess of -Liberty and the Ameri can eagle are the principal figures around which the national colors are appropriately draped. Fre arms are also much in evidence. The Alaska Supply Co. The Alaska Supply Co. has a beauti ful display, ono side showing hunt ing scenes and trophies of the chase while the other displays the pictures of Lincoln and Washington. The American colors are also profusely used in these decorations. The Occidental. As a part of the Fourth of July decoration, the Occidental ho tel is displaying a photograph picture of the first Independence Day celebra tion held in Juneau, July 4, 1886. The picture is an enlargement made by W. H. Case a few years ago and is of 'considerable interest compared with the Juneau of today. The photograph is of a group taken at the corner of Seward and Front streets where the Valentine building now stands. The central figure in the picture is John G. Held, the well known attorney, engaged in reading Thomas JefTerson's Immoral docu ment. the Declaration of Independence. The national colors and flags are in evidence and some familiar faces though only a few remain in Juneau today except in memory. In the group are Sen. Sheldon still a resi dent of Juneau, and John G. Prior and Dick Wllloughby both of whom are long since crossed over the last di vide on the trail to the unknown. Another Interesting feature in the picture is a large sign calling attention to Yukon outfitters in bustnoss in Ju neau. Juneau was at this time the outfitting point for the Yukon pros pectors. Other Places. Other places that have decorated for the day include Nelson & Osborne, the Alaskan Hotel, Britt's Pharmacy, Frye-Bruhn Co., the Louvre, the Mon tana and the Heidelberg. Still others will put up decorations later In ' the day. ENDURANCE DUMB BELL CONTEST TOMORROW Among the features of the Fourth < of July celebration tmorrow will be an endurance dumb bell contest, which 1 will take place on Front street at. 3 i p. m.. the conditions of which are: Ed. P. Kendall, reputed to be the best er- < durance lifter in Alaska, will attempt I to defeat the combined score ox fivo men. lifting a twenty-pound weight j To win Mr. Kendall must put the dumb bell from shoulder to arm's length above his head without stop ping more times than all five men put together. If he does so he will be given the 1st prive of $25. The man of the five lifting against him. making the best individual score will receive $5. PARADE WILL BE ONE OF FEATURES OF DAY Unless it should rain tomorrow, the parade will be one of the pleasing events of tomorrow's celebration. Should it rain, the parade will be post poned until the first favorable day. Capt. J. T. Martin, marshal of the day. will be In charge of the parade. The following are among the floats that will be in the parade: Marshal J. T. Martin, and parade committee; J.H.S. band: decorated au tomobiles; Juneau Commercial club; plantation show float; C. W. Young Company's float (Pioneers); Juneau Are department In uniform; hook and ladder company; caged wild animals; clown band; Goddess of Liberty; steam caliope; Draper Club, and oth era. COMMISSIONER'S COURT Paui Kahler arrested for selling ior selling liquor without license, and John Davidson arrested for selling liq uor to Indians, are in the Federal Jail pending a hearing. Steven Stepanoph was arrested charged of larceny of a gasoline launch. He is having a hearing this aPernoor. John S. Coply, former Mayor of Nome. leaves on the Mariposa tomor row for the Westward. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?50. Minimum?14. Precipitation?.31. Cloudy; rain. CY WRIGHT LEADS ALL JUNEAU BATTERS Cy Wright leads all the other play ers In the C.astlneau-Juneau baseball team with the swat stick, holding a batting average of 368. He has only appeared In Ave games, however, while Callan the next high man with 276 has played the full eight games. McNiven8 has played three games without connecting fairly with the ball and Mocser has the same record lor the only game he played. Taken al together the batting average is very small for both the Juneau lads and the boug'.es-Tr^adwell team. This Is be cause both teams have strong batter ies. The batting record for Juneau is as follows: Wright, fi games 368 j Cal'an. .8 games 276! Hester. 8 ramus 266; Smith. 2 u. mes ;...250 Hurl tut. 4 games ?...200 Moilcy, 7 games 182 Wurth. 6 games 167 Momb, 3 games 167 Duggan. S games .......143 Ford 8 itames L.....s - 130 Reld. 7 games 120 Mull- n, E gam-s 100 , McNi.ens, 3 games ? 000! Mocser, 1 game ...000 For tomorrow's game at Treadwell ar.d the Sunday gnme following at Ju neau the C; -r.u-Juueaa lln^-up will be a< fol!o ? : Duggaa/c: Ford, p; Hnster. lb: ' 'right, 2V: Callan. 3b: Mullen, -te: outfield ?f Mclloy. Reid. Hurlbut. McN'ivens. Hurbut's hand is net yet in condi tion to play Infield,' but he will likely be in the outer garden somewhere. NO ISSUE OF THE EMPIRE TOMORROW That those who mnke it might as sist in celebrating the Fourth of July and on account of the further fact that the cable office will be open for only one hour tomorrow, there will be no issue of The Empire. RAYMOND'S STORE CLOSES TOMORROW f Tommorrow?rJuly 4tli?being a leg al holiday, our' store will close all day. It will be open tonight until 10 o'clock. THE H. J. RAYMOND CO. COPPER RIVER TOWNSITE PLAT FILED IN LOCAL OFFICE The local land office yesterday is sued notice of the filing of township plat for Township No. 1 north, range 1 east of Copper River meridian. The land is located near Copper Center on the Fairbanks trail. An Interesting feature connected with the filing of this plat under cir cular of May 7. 1914. from the general land office, is that the rules anu regu lations for settlement are changed for the first time In history of United States land laws, from the old system of first come, first served, to a method similar to that employed in opening up Indian reservations; namely, a drawing system. Actual settlers are, however, given preference right of entry and the drawing applies only to those applications filed 20 days prior * the filing of the plat or on that date. *?>?* + ? + + ? + ?? + '???? (. + * GLEANINGS OF NORTHERN + *? EMPIRE + * + **+++++++++++++++ ?I? A young Indian woman of Tanana is in Jail at Fairbanks awaiting thb action of the grand Jury charged with killing her child shortly after it was born. The United States commission er at Tanana sentenced the woman to a year in jail before he discovered that he had proceeded beyond his au thority. + + + The last act of the Midnight Sun Festival at Fairbanks was the planting of a rose tree at midnight June 22 23 presented to Queen Anita of Fairbanks, by Queen Thelma of the Portland Rose Carnival. The festival began at 11 o'clock on the night of June 21 and closed just after midnight early in the morning of June 23. + + + The improvements planned by W. J. Whorf who is operating the only pat ented coal mine in Alaska at his prop erty iu order to deliver coal to the government to be used in connection with railroad construction In Alaska for which he has a contract are two wharves of 400 feet in length each. 4> + + An acetylene light has been placed on Cape St. Elias to serve until the $115,000 lighthouse that it Is proposed to build there can be constructed. The light was placed In position by the | Columbine which was there and ac complished the work June 18. Barber Shop for Sale for $250. A three-chair shop with bath and hot and cold water, lights, carpet, sit ting chairs and table In Day building, Douglas. This Is the best location In Douglas; can bo inspected at the premises, or inquire of Pete Schramen. 223 Waterfront, back of Pacific Coast dock, Juneau. 6-30,tf. EAGLE RIVER MILL IS NOW RUNNING General: Manager B. L. Thane who recently returned from a trip of In spection to the Kensington mines at Kensington and to Eagle River reports that the Kensington development is going along fine and showing up well. At Eagle River the little stamp mill has again been put in operation after many months of idleness pending the development of a lower working tun nel. While on the trip Mr. Thane and party, including Col. D. C. Jackllng, j visited Jualin, where they were the guests of Mr. Jean Vanophem, A. N. Nadeau and L. K. Kennedy who arc developing the Jualin mines. They are really doing a big work there Mr. Thaue says and everything Is moving along tine. Tho Jualin mill Is also running. FAIRBANKSAN WINS GREAT LAW SUIT William Spauldlng the well known Fairbanksan who owns a valuable and producing quartz mine at Fairbanks has just won tho final decision in a law suit tbat has been pending for 27 years. In the mcantlmo the original Judgement secured by Mr. Spauldlng has grown from 136,000 to $109,000. The suit was up before the U. S. Appellate court several times and in the supreme court three times on techanlcalities but the last decision is said to be final. The Judgement was secured on performance of a con tract for building a portion of the railroad from the Old Mission to Ward ner, Idaho. . Mr. Spauldlng passed through Jun eau on the last trip of the Alameda enroute to Fairbanks after several months spent in the States. He was accompanied by Mrs. Spauldlng. HADLEY MAN FILES HOMESTEAD ENTRY Paul Nordstrom has filed with tho local land office a homestead applica tion for a tract of land embracing ap proximately 20 acres, formerly In the Tongass forrest reserve and recently restored to entry. The land Is situat ed on Kasaan peninsula of Prince of Wales Island, near the town of Had ley, and faces on an Inlet known as the Hole In the Wall or Nordstrom's fiord. Mr. Nordstrom is a pioneer resident of that section having located on the ground fifteen years ago. CONCRETE WORK FOR BIG MILLS FINISHED Last night the crews finished pour ing for the heavy concrete work of the Alaska Qastlneau Mining com pany's big ore reduction works at Thane (Sheep creek) and a part of the working force has been laid off. The mill erection will soon begin and it is expected to have the plant ready for operation between January 1 and early spring. SALMON CREEK MEN WANTED FLAG RAISED Out at Salmon Creek it was found necessary to employ a force of men on July Fourth in order to finish the last extension to the tall pouring tow er used in the construction of the great concrete impounding dam. A call was made for volunteers to work on that day. The men offered to work on condition that they were allowed to have the American colors raised on the works. Accordingly an im mense flag was sent out today by Gen eral Manager B. L. Thane and It will wave from the highest vantage point of the structure all day tomorrow. AT THE ORPHEUM. Last night's show was unusually good. The Edison drama Is an excit ing railroad story. "Hearts of the First Empire," Is a two-reel feature of the days of Na poleon with Leah Baird, of the Vita graph company. The Tango and Hesitation Waltz by Mrs. Swepstone and Mr. Tweesdale and the Gypsy Dance by Miss Swep stone was well received and convinced the public tbat they are artists. This clever team will appear again tonight In change of dances. Tomorrow night Miss Swepston will be seen In her own creation. "Old Glory Dance," or the dance of the American Flag. No ex tra charge. Extra good show Sunday night. FOURTH OF JULY SPECIALS. Are you getting ready for an outing on the Glorious Fourth? Have you everything you may need? We have many little things that make outlngB a comfort and a pleasure. Come In and look them over at the Juneau Drug Co.. opposite Alaskan hotel. Phone 250, Immediate delivery. 7-1-tf. RAYMOND'S STORE CLOSES SATURDAY Saturday, July 4th, being a legal holiday our stores will be closed all day. It will be open Friday evening until 10 o'clock. H. J. RAYMOND CO. MADAME IZMORE?Egyptian palm ist and clairvoyant In your city for a short time. Do not fail to see her, do not live to regret, be sure and see her?past, present and future; satis faction guaranteed. Office hours 10 a. m. to 9 p. m. 229 Main street.? 7-3-6t. FREE TRIP? To San Francisco Panama Exposi tion If you buy your drugs from the Juneau Drug Co., 107 Front St., phone 250. 6-22-tf AMERICAN CREWS . ONLY IN RACE HENLY-ON-THAMES, Eng., July 3. ?The rnco for tho challenge cup. the main event of tho Royal Regatta, which la under way, is now between two American crews, tho Union Club of Boston and Harvard University. All the other competitors were eliminat ed In the semi-finals. + + + + + + + + * + ** + + + + + + PRESIDENT TO DELIVER + + FOURTH OF JULY SPEECH * + + * WASHINGTON. July 3.? + * President Wilson will speak to- + * morrow at Independence + ?5- Square, Philadelphia. + + * + + + ,i,'t'4 + + + + t + + tt MAN THOUGHT DEAD RETURNS TO LIFE SPOKANE, July 3.?James McKln- ( non, a Canadian and heavy land own- < er, returnod to this city today. It was supposed that ho was dead, and a body thut was said to be and believed ! to be his was burled here last Novem ber. McKlnnon has begun tho work of untangling the legal proceedings , through which his bank account and J 700 acres of land were distributed ( among his heirs. ? ? * I OREGON TRAIN ROBBER 1 OLD TIME BANDIT \ , PENDLETON, Ore., July 3. ? Tho i dead Oregon-Washington train bandit I killed yesterday by Doputy Sheriff i Duffy, has been Identified as Hugh Whitney, one of the Whitney brothers i responsible for many Idaho and Mon- i tana train robberies of several years I ago. ] FRANCE TO HAVE EXHIBIT : AT SAN FRANCISCO FAIR PARIS, July 3.?The appropriations committee of the chamber of deputies yesterday reported favorably the bill , appropriating money to defray the | expense of the French exhibition at , the Panama-Pacific exposition. j MRS. DORTERO WINS BIG DAMAGE SUIT J SKAGWAY, July 3.?The Jury in J the case of Mrs. Sabina Dortero again- | st the Home Power Co., roturned a verdict In*" favor of the plaintiff for the amount of $7,000. Gunnison and ' Robertson were attorneys for Mrs. Dortero. The suit was brought to re cover for personal damages alleged to have been sustained through elec tric shock caused by the action of 1 defective insultation of electric wires 1 furnished by defendant company. 1 ' BIG TIME EXTECTED I AT DC UGLAS TOMORROW DONG1 AS, Jrly 3.?Tho commit on arrengements, decorations and Sports have almost completed their j work and the celebration will be on ( time, weather permitting. The opening exercises of the day will be held In the Treadwell Club ' hall, the morning sports on the Tread well basebnil grounds and the after noon program will take place on the ball grounds at Douglas. The day's festivities will end with n grand ball 1 at the pnvillion on Mayflower Island. CHICAGO STARTS MOVEMENT FOR A THREE-CENT COIN ?-F? CHICAGO, July 3?The Thrift So ciety of Chicago has started a move ment for a three-cent coin. A bill authorizing tho coin will be Introduced In Congress. Street car, telephone and slot machine companies are op posing the movement. MT. LASSEN BLOWS ITS HEAD Off REDDING, C&l., July 3.~Mt. Lassen' fairly blow Its head ofT yeRterdny af tornoon. Tho outburst was by far the worst and most violent that has oc cured. Grave fears are felt for the safety of sightseers and rangers who were near the mountain. FORD SAYS PROFIT SHARING A SUCCESS DETROIT, Mich., July 3. ? Henry Ford, speaking of the profit sharing Innovation, says: "Our profit-sharing plan has proved a big success; the reason for laying off men is that with Increased effi ciency we found we coulJ prosecute a great many more cars than we ex pected. Efficiency of tho average man lias boen Increased from 20.% to 30%. Tho 2000 men we have laid off will be taken back as soon as we can move into our new building. The $5 a day minimum wage rate now effects 90% of our employees." SENATOR CYRUS F. CLAPP DIES AT SEATTLE SEATTLE, July 3.?Former State 3enator Cyrus Francis Clapp, of this city, died this morning. Senator Clapp was a pioneer of Washington Territory. He located In Clallam Co. in tho early '70s, engaging tn the mercan tile business at Dungcness. Later he jngaged in banking at Port Townsend, tnd was twice elected to the State Senate from his district as a Republi can. For the last several years he lad resided in Seattle, where he was i heavy real estate owner. Senator Clapp was a millionaire, widely known and well liked. He is survived by a widow and two daugh ters, Mrs. W. W. Felger, and Miss Peatrice Clapp. all of Seattle. Ho wan i native of Maine, and a about 65 pears of ago. - SUGAR TARIFF SAVES CONSUMERS $50,000,000 NEW YORK, July 3?A statement made by the Federal Sugar and Refin ing company yesterday says that three months' operation under the new 25 per cent, reduction in the sugar tariff shows that the consumer is receiving tho full benefit of the reduction which will amount to nearly $50,000,000 be fore the end of the first year. The lompany estimated that the country's sugar bill will be reduced $100,000,000 n 1916. HERO OF BATTLE OF GETTYSBURG IS DEAD EL PASO, Tex., July 3.?Col. James W. Pender, who fired the first gun at the Battlo of Gettysburg, as chief of irtillery under Gen. James Long street, Lee's famous corps command Br, died here yesterday. SUFFRAGETTES BURN PRICELESS TREASURES BELFAST, Ireland, July 3.?Bally menor castle, containing many price less treasures, was burned by suffrag ettes last night. AMERICAN WHEAT SURPLUS WILL GO TO EUROPE NEW YORK, July 3. ? Within the last two weeks 22 steamships have been chartered to carry American wheat to Europe. It is estimated that more than 15,000,000 bushels of the big American wheat crop already has been sold in European markets. RAILROAD MAN COMMITS SUICIDE IN NEW YORK ?? NEW YORK. July 3.?Guy Phillips, associate secretary of the Missouri Pacific railway, committed suicide last night. I MISS SWEPSTONE AND MR. TWEEDALE, AT ORPHEUM TONIGHT. JOE CHAMBERLAIN DIES IN LONDON LONDON, July 3.?Joseph Chamber lain, for many years one of the fore most statesmen of Great Britain, died here this morning. He was an opposi tion member of the House of Com mons from the West Birmingham dis trict. Joseph Chamberlain started his poli tical career as a Liberal and follower of Gladstone, but parted wltn hlir when he allied himself with the Irish home rule cause, becoming the recog nized head of the Unionist element of the Conservative party. He was the leader of the element that sought to adopt a high tariff in Great Britain with a preferential for the colonies, the movement to secure which resulted in the ascendency of the Liberal party. Joseph Chamberlain is survived by a son, Austen Chamberlain, also a leading member of the opposition in the House of Commons. GLYNN ALMOST SURE OF DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION NEW YORK, July 3.?In spite of tte circumstance that he is not liked by Charles F. Murphy and that be Is anything but popular with Tammany leaders, it seems certain that there will bo no serious opposition to the nomination of Gov. Martin H. Glynn as the Democratic candidate for Gov ernor. H1b action in pruning more than $7,000,000 out of the appropria tions for the State's expenses for the year following his success in securing the passage of the workingmen's com pensation Insurance act, the primary election law and other reform acts, his reform or the State highway and canal management and his judiciary appointments have made him the logi cal candidate in the opinion of the State leaders who have been In con ference here. Four Candidates Certain. NFJW YORK, July 3.?The determin ation of the Progressive party to run a straight party ticket insure* four candidates for Governor of New York. Former William Sulzer will be a candidate on the newly organized American ticket, though proclaiming himself an Independent Democrat, and there will will be Democratic and Republican candidates. Hearst Not to Run For Senator. NEW YORK, July 3?William R. Hearst has decided that he will pos itively not be a candidate for United States Senator. Men spoken of as possible candidates are Represen tative Herman A. Metz, of Brooklyn, former Gov. John A. Dlx, National Chairman William F. McCombs and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin D. Roosevelt, on the Demo cratic, and Job Hedges on the Repub lican ticket. CITY OF SEATTLE SAILED FOR ALASKA WEDNESDAY SEATTLE, July 3.?The City of Seattle, sailing for Alaska Wednesday night, had the following named pas bengers: For Juneau-r-R. E. Murphy, C. C. McCulloch, C. F. Pierce, S. H. Ander son, L. F. Parent, Joy Easton, Joseph ine Schaelbel, J. H. Molln, J. J. Shoe hnn, Mrs. Prank McKInnon, Marie Bowman, Dorothy Ortln, Lena Easte lite, Albert Lawson, Hattie Lawson and four steerage. For Douglas?two steerage. WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MAN GETS APPOINTMENT SEATTLE. July 3. ? Secretary of Commence William C. Redfleld has appointed Prof. H. K. Benson, of the University of Washington, commer cial department, to a special agency in his Deparcment to study the ques tion of utilizing the by-products of the lumber industry. SEATTLE GIRL DIES IN TACOMA AUTO ACCIDENT TACOMA, July 3. ? Miss Lilian Pruett, of Seattle, aged 20 years, was fatally injured here yesterday when an automobile containing six Seattle people out on a joy ride plunged over an embankment. EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF SELLING MEDICAL LICENSES SEATTLE, July 3.?J. L. Engle, an employee of the State njedlcal board, was arrested yesterday charged with selling medical licenses. RESERVE CORPS COMMANDER RESIGNS TO PRACTICE LAW SEATTLE, July 3.?Col. William E McClure, commander of the coast ar tlllery reserve corps, resigned yester day to give his whole time to th< practice of law. SEATTLE MAN DIES EATING ICE CREAIV SEATTLE, July 3. ? Howard Sin clalr, a salesman of thlB city, aged 21 years, died last night of ptomaine pole onlng from eating Ice cream. UNTIL THE 4th OF JULY, at CharlCB Goldstein's, a pair of Ne tloton shoes or n Stetson hat free wit every suit 6-11-1 i Only Carranza-Villa Breach In Way Of Peace WASHINGTON, July 3, ? John R. Stllllman left today for Saltlllo to re port for the United States to Gen. Carranza at his temporary capital the results of the peace conference. He will also attempt to lend a hand In settling the differences between Gen. Carranza and Oeu. Villa, as the per sonal representative of President Woodrow Wilson. It is generally admitted here on all sides that If the breach between Gen. Carranza and Gen. Villa can be heal ed that the whole Mexican problem can be settled without further blood shed. Gen. Villa May Take Control. NEW YORK, July 3.?Advices to the New York World from its Mexi can and Washington correspondents are that Gen. Villa will assert his leadership in Mexican affairs if Gen. Carranza does not get down from his "high horse" immediately. They agree that while Villa and his com manders are conscious of their power to capture Mexico City, *hcy realize that the cost in human life and treas ure will be great?probably more than that at Zacatecas. Therefore, they de sire that peace, If the purpose for which they are fighting can be se cured, should come ? quickly The World urges the ndminltsiaf.:oq to'* act with Villa in case Carranza does not quickly adjust his differences with him, and predicts that it will do so. ;? Peace Conference Adjourns. [ NIAGARA PALLS, Canada, July 3.? Pursuant to the statement made by Ambassador Dagama yesterday morn ing, the peace conference that has. been In session here since May 20 ad journed yesterday afternoon, possi bly not to meet again. The wholo situation is now In the hands of the United States and the Constitutional ists. President Thanks Delegates. WASHINGTON. July 3. ? Justice Joseph R. Lamar and Frederick W. Lehmann, American delegates at the peace conference, called on President Wilson today. The latter told them he Is Intensely proud of the way they represented their country. JONES MUST EXPLAIN TRUST CONNECTION WASHINGTON, July 3. ? Thomas D. Jones, of Chicago, nominated for membership on the central reserve banking board, hns been asked by the Senate committee on banking -to ex plain his connectioh with the harvest er trust. Perkins Says Jones Is O. K. CHICAGO, July 3.?George W. Per kins, chairman of the Progressive party executive committee, himself connected with the harvester trust, says Thomas D. Jones Is a clean, cap able man, splendidly qualified In every way to give excellent service on the banking board to which he has been appointed by President Woodrow Wil son. COL. ROOSEVELT AGAIN DENOUNCES OYSTER BAY, N. Y.. July 3.?Col. Theodore Roosevelt gave out another statement last night again denouncing the administration. He said if the ad ministration puts through Its Colom bian treaty it will "forfeit Its right to the respect of the American people." NEW YORK POLICE HOLD PHYSICIAN'S WIFE FREEPORT, N. Y., July 3.?Mru. Carman, wife of Dr. Edward Carman, Is held and being examined by the police on account of the killing of Mrs. Louise Bailey. It Is believed that she committed the murder, by shooting the de id woman through the window of her husband's office. AMERICAN CUSTOMS OFFICERS WATCH PARIS SHOPPERS ?*? PARIS, July 3.?American women who are coming to Paris to buy gowns are shadowed by spies of the United States customs' service according to the testimony of Henry Munro, a Paris banker, yesterday. LABOR DEPARTMENT INVESTIGATES STRIKE WASHINGTON, July 3.?The Labor Department, under the direction of Secretary of Labor William B. Wilson, Is Investigating the Westlnghouse strike with the purpose In view of r arranging a settlement. . MORGAN THINKS BUSINESS MEN SHOULD SEE WILSON ?+? > WASHINGTON, July 3.?When ask ed If the big business men of the coun try are coming from New York to talk to the President, John Plerpont Mor ] Ran answered: "Don't you think we . ought to?" 2 ??? I. EVANS DENIES THAT HE CRITICISED PRESIDENT WASHINGTON, July 3.?Gen. Rob ert K. Evans In a report to Secretary '* of War Llndley M. Garrison denied k that ho criticised the administration In his Governor's Island speech.