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ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL.
-Biirrv.Firni vtcar
J5, , XXWIII. No. .
f
STATE S
rinciples Enunciated Unani
mously Declare for Policy
Radically Different From
One Now In Operation,
TITLE TO PURCHASERS
SHOULD PASS AT ONCE
jnver Next Convention Place
With Carey, of Wyoming)
for President, ano A
Hill, Lake, flail, J urn- 7. With III"
ktptloa of h declaration "f principles
,,l Hi,' selection of Officer! Hint Ihe
rat mooting place. 1 1 1 conference of
, t rn governor chjne to hi urd
ri- tins sftorwamn,
Tli d.i l.nalin,, "f ( rlli '-i trrH. v hi ti
u presented by i inventor spry, ui
niuuh adopted unanimously, was
,n-f il a victory fur the radical
ciiciil It expressed the belli 1 that
irtadlctlog nf the stales should e
iii! a .ill their territory, the losing
u, i nl .ill 111' ir Inn, I- 'nut their
nlille.'t I power iind Influi luo be
ht l, secured."
The imvcrnnrs decided tn convene
i xt year at Denver. BownW ' '
Wvopiing, anil QOVonWf AmHMMMi
i . l-r nl,,. m i l' elected president
Hi . r.-lnry rospectlv ely for the
ir QuVeHW Carey hint boon 1 1
I president PftVfeOUSly to preside nt
i ooftrnnfai hi'H .
The statement nf whit MM gover
irs believed rtwoM be tki policy "f
That :ih rtpldly as possible the
Mates become prepuicd tn take over
Hi,, work nf cms, rvatinn anil tin- f I -era!
government wlthilmw its bureau
fmm the Held. The permanent with
drawal of any lands from ntr- nr
inle, we believe, eontrnr. to the spirit
of the ordinance of 177 nnd we urge
t hut such lands he Wtumod to entry.
"Dilatory Action on the part f the
etecutlve departments of the govern
ment in passing title to pun-has, rs of
public In nils In unfair tn the status
as it permit! purchaser to occupy
lnndn Indefinitely wlthoul paylM
nl i nil within for
aid he permitted i
or an mi unreserved
V tn protests Where
iiemiiy timbered,
inent arnnt tn the
live per eelit of th
iliilnihg in e.ieh. tn
by the states aa
ow administered, i
building natiiin.il
II the
lands,
la nils
Thai
public
n pub
be ad-
school
nr I he
public
thheld
i tilti vo
ipein
The resolution ngprcased npprooln
n the wink done by the depart
in nis a, Washington in co-operation
sith (he several Mated in experiment
tnd instruction.
The closing, sessions today of tlx
oaferi in e of western governor were
leveled niaiaiy to drafting acd di
h'eas tn the public outlining what
hanges were considered advisable in
lovernment control of natural re-
del'
i la III
high
man, commissioner of the
,1 Office, was the firsl
the morning session: "I
defend,
said, in
ing tn
the de
hero ax
t,
i em
i the
the i
ills),
only
St.
constructio
through CO'
Qtlfl rrelling."
led
th r
ntgb
miasioney T
I of iiiestlo
with u v
illman then
sked
Is nf 111
vernors
'tn in i iu'
let changes Which may he
. Special attention was given
position of the United States
service, it being alleged m
if the governors that the nd
atlon of the seniee had dis
d mining and prospecting.
ie ' lose of the discussion ''om
er Tallnnin said that as fur
as concerned If the prospector
s hl work to actual proapect
I obey the rules of the forest
there would lie no dlapositlon
Part of the administration to
hiK every effort made to en-
I he
der
' Hi Assistant Seeretary Junes and
nmiaaiftner Tallman Indicated that
administration policy would be
the freest opening of all mineral
oil lands to the honest develop-
Pope Writes Settee U Kaiser.
""me. June 7. The 'pops has writ
n an autograph letter of felicitation
1 the German emperor on the occa
n of the twenty-fifth anniversary
the emperor's relsn. The letter will
presented by Cardinal Kopp.
Xo One Injure,! in Rilghl Wr- I.
Reno, Nov., June 7. Two trucks of
dining ear on Southern Pacific
'united train N'o. 4, w
"o tracks nt Sparks.
,raln. Railroad officials
Injured.
est bound
delaying
repon u
GOVERNORS
THE CONTROL OF
ALL LANDS BY
TWELVE PAGES.
ABOR LEADER SHOT
IN HEADQUARTERS ROW
t.alcitgo, Jape ',. mi, in,, i Hoyle,
htialaaaa agent of the Kleotricai
Winkers' union, as shot and aerioHa
It) vv,, undid n Die union headqwrtN
in re t on it lit . m the hoepllul, Hy1?
refn.n.,1 to imm his aaaalaaM in
the pniieo, saying that he would H ke
ins n ii HMMmrea in th, mutter,
Physietaiu aald thai he probihl)
would leeoui. line bullet shattered
the rishi id h,s 1,,'v and anothci
In lodged ne,i hit spine.
Boyle has had II stormy i i , . Dn a
In bol lender and has been , in nl-J
neni ngura in the Baettonai r nara
in ' ihi, ago
The shooting, according to the po
lice, eiun,. as a result of the 'sliur
kick of a Member of the union by i
former business aaent ,,r -he irirnnl-1
TE OF YERKES
.ESS THAN $1,C
'V MOSNINQ IOUSNAL '.PI, ,l L(tID WIKII
NaU Voiii, June ; The estate of
the laie Chariga T, ferfcea, Chicago
traction magnate, which at the time
ol his death in I hum estimated at
tU'.iuiii.ituu. has shrunk to a net
v alue of 1,'ss than $ I .into, una , rdln
tn a supplemental appraisal of IRC is.
rata filed hefg today. The gmss val
ue is given at t4.UO.77ii. Debts and
expense! of administration wen t -
:'67.7 to. lenvlim n net estate nf $K7S.
ttC The appraisal show s that the
total amount received by Mis Veike
was IllOtl,
TARIFF BILL
ABOUT READ!
mate Fit ance Committee Is
to Pass Upon Whole Meas
ure Before Submitting It to
Upper House,
1 ve- -0 JCJIiNAt. SPCCIAL ll'ln 1
Waahrngton, June :. - Before tin
tariff bill gets to the senate demo
cratic i aliens, a her i it win be, sub
mitted to the most severe test it
meet I" fore Its I
prriftiKnao rry
it will have a
rfnre the senate
finance cornmlttet that promises t
he most rigid.
AiibouKh the auh-eommttteea hnr
baen at work on vnriona chedulea a
iiu nth and ale gbOUl to finish thell
work, it was said tonight that then
would in opposition by democrat on
the im tie , Committee to many
changes. There is a prospect thai
smiie nf the committee recommendn
lions may not he adopted.
Chairman Slummns, of the finance
committee, tonight called a meeting
or the member of the eoranHttee for
Tuesday morning.
The Jnhnaon un-i imittee today
prat liealle dei Ided in I p the duly
on eut dinrgnndfi nl or IS per cent
The i nib rwoiid bin propoaea pet
tent. Dl imoKil met
showing it was tin
turns official! thai n
would Increase sum
The suh-eonimilt,
modify the elans,, p
portation of ptuma
holding Ihat it v ie
would slim i ill feai
protected in fofelgl
umendineiit will no
ants tiled
opinion of
, also decided to
ohlbsUng the Im-
, of wild birds,
loo ri'id ailJ
IISI, II'
T
IS OFFERED
Southern Pacific Ditched and
; Six Passengers Injured by
Discharged Employes of Cir
cus, Is Belief,
,V MORNINfl JOUSNAL BPtilAL l0 WISf
Salem, ore., June 7. Offef ol
heavy lew aid was made b) the South
ern Pacific company tonlghl for tne
arrest and convielion Of persons wh"
wrecked a Willamette Valley limited
tiain three miles south of BaJem to
day. Six persons were Injured In the
wreck, which was at first attributed
to a faulty rail.
investigation by county officials
anil rail! oad detectives was said to
night to have reveaici evidence that
the passenger train was derailed hv
dtacharged employes of n cireue, who
probably hoped to ditch th. circus
train scheduled to pass a lew minutes
after the Willamette Valley limited
Spikes hud been removed from the
ties for a distance nt sixteen feet. A
crOWbar used by the wreckers was
found nearby.
Watchfulness of the engineer aver!
ei' a serious disaster. With the einer-
geocy brakes applied, the train had
been bn ught almost to a stop before
stiikin-; the loose rail.
Morgcmhaa Dewtlnea Ansbanaaitorshl P-
Wasliinglon, June ',. Hcnrv Mot
gentha'u, a New York lawyer, to whom
President frijson oftered the pool ol
BmbasSad(Vf In Turkey, after a con
ference with the president today, de
clined tin' post.
NOw
CAUCUS
V
REWARD FOR
RAIN WRECKERS
WOOD IT GUILTY
Of PLANTING
DYNMUITE
Attorney tor Millionaire
Manufacturer Asks Invt
catior of Alleaed Attcmj
v iniu no journal PtrntL imm wiaii
fioaton, June 7. After deliberating
throughout the night
quitted President W I
th,
Wool,
ntnpanv
of BOMptTaCy 0 Injur
striki is at i ji pence, i
the textll
planting d
samite, A dlsagreernenl in the Pas
"i eed B Uteaui wnn reported, Dan
nls J. Collins, w ho turned state s , l-
dence was found guilty an two eounta
ami not (Uflty on the other four
counts of the Indictment,
Tin, foreman reported ihat ColUni
whs guilty on the fin two counU and
.that the lur had been llllatile tn
am,, m the ens,, of Attcaug, Tin
eouit ordered that
be renewed pendliiL
hall for
the dlapB
Alt, ,
dlnm
Ills ease.
i mmedl itely when the
apnouMend Attorney Hei
hurt, counsel for Wood
II
liked
pOUrt to direct an Investigation of a ,
plildished statement that an httl Hlpt
had bead made to Infill, in ,. Mi, rn
Khumaiwt, one of the jgrnea Before
(he COUrl made its eharue vest, id. iv
shuiniinn was qnantloned o.v Judgi
.lob
Croshv. Iilstrlet Attonuv Jo
eph Ci Pelletler and counsel for ihu
tlcfenae regarding a atntemenl whii h
he was said to have made to the diS-
urld attorney. This was to lha af
feet that a man unnamed bad Intl
matod to him that he mlKht hav,, a
huslneen position for life and IM in
Cngh If he voted "right.'
I'pon assuring the court thai In
WMlId not he Influenced bj the al
iened attempt at bribery, Bhumsnn
was inTmitted tn continue in the jury
box. Attorney H unhurt said that ho
wished the matter cleared up pro rapt"
iy in J tattles to all concerned, Jmiae
Crosby stated that an liuiulry would
be begun before him next Wednesdav
and he institu ted all th. Jurors to be
present,
Mi. Wood gave nut a statement, in
u hu b lie said in part :
"i am profoundly grateful for the
load let vvhleh the Jury has rendered
in my behalf In the so-called dvna
mite ease. I had im reason at any
linn tn assume that the verdict would
be otherwise, I was not eonselous Of
any guilt in connection with the ni-
leKed conspiracy, because I wae
ill in
hav i
way implicated in il. not did I
any knowledge of it.
in anittng fur the Investigation
Kurlbufi aald;
'The newspapers of BoBtOR
bong rilled with the statement tl
juror was approached. Whale
name of the altnrney tn whom il
said this Juror was to go In iret
was mil mentioned, It was Ken,
known through rumors circti
ahull! the COUli Ilia! Ille all,, 111,
' I am an officer ol tl
charge of attempting to
is of the gravent chgrai I
near of this rt or at
ourt. The ,
ie a Juabr
If any of- !
ttorncy is!
Implicnted, it is due to smh person
Ihat .1 proper ami Hi Ugh iBVeatlga
tion be made. The Jurors are her
and I ark that they he kepi wbll
those charges are publicly invcstlgn!
ed i am Informed that the Miami ,lur
is making an Investigation bUI ih
grand Jury Inquiry la secret ami
mora that this COUfl Imld an iuimedi
ate public Investigation Of ih"
charges in iid'en cotlrt."
nifiirict Atlnrncy Pelletler aald tha
he endorsed everything thai Mr Hurl
hurt hud said. He declared thai h
did not beliave thai either Mr. iinri
hurt or his client, Mr. Wood, had eve
the slightest Connection with lite mat
Judge Croany staled thai though
the usual ntjjthod of Investigating
such cases was through the Miami
jury, he saw tin objection to a public
hearing,
"lint,'' he added, "so far as Mr.
IHirlhurt a concerned, I think an In
vestigation Is tinm eessnry, for It is
Inconceivable that any person of Mr.
Ilurlhurt's high and honorable pfO"
reaaiOBaJ standing should have anv
connection whatever in an affair pf
this kind."
After the adjournment of court,!
Wood was surrounded by a crowd of
friends. Ills co-defendant, Collins,
was the first to offer congratulation.
Aiteuux, while showing plainly hlsj
disappointment al the Jury's failure to j
BOQjtiit him, expressed satisfaction over
tile OUtOOme of Wood'l case.
llic report that
the prosecution 1
tension of sent-1
he has snmed a us
etiee. The prosecutor
.1,1
. ' ' 1 1 1 1 I It'll
pre
diet regardltu tin
malt' r
I lie
lal for Atteaux
CONTRACTORS LOCK
OUT ALL UNION LABOR
(V hOSNINO JO.'SNAL PICIAL ,,,Sln W
Kansas City, .June 7. -Two hundred
contractors of this city, members of
the Building Construction Employers
association, tonight voted unanimous.
Iy to lock out all union labor on
Struct toS work here next Monday,
lockout will affect about 4,f00 m
The contra' tors declared I hey w
con -
The
'II 1 1
,11
till
the
if the Buildings
Individual un-
ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, SUNDAY,
INVESTIGATION OF
INDIAN AFFAIRS
SENATOR
Appropriation of Between Nine
and Ten Million Dollars Held
Up Pending General Inquiry
in Upper House,
MUCH MISMANAGEMENT
MAY HAVE OCCURRED
st Amounts ot Property
Owned by Red Men Under
Irresponsible Managemenl
Is Assertion of Lane.
'IV MnONINO I.MISNAI lri,i niiill
Washington, June .. iHimand of
Renator l ane, of Wasbloclnii. that the
Indian affairs cominlti, e nf the sen
ate set in mplctc statements us to
bow all Indian funds lire sdmlni
tered In 1 ore nllug on lit. 1 1 0,000,080
Indian appropriation hill, nnw pend
ing, have opened up an Indian flghl
: that prnhnbl) will be .11 1 ied on In the
i loor of i b.. senate,
Senator l.ane made a final demand
I (odnj upon the niiiiiiiiui , ,,i which
I he Is a mem! or, ror I omplete lpfor
. matlon,
Thus far the committee has been
unable to furnish aim with the facta
Senator Lane ntwpoeea in ask the
committee ktonnW to authorlae onlj
tem(inrarv .ipriiprlatlniis tor the In
dlam ami to inHtituii al i ni e an In-
I v estlgatloi, of the Indian bureau.
1 other committee members declared
it was impossible to secure the de
tailed statement of r&penditursi s. n
ator l.ane desired, and that the hill
ai'OUd he recommended for passage
early a est ssiMg, Mr. lane said if
Such i.etlon were Ink, n lie would re
in w bis fight on the floor of the sen
Michigan, has made a hard fight, for
an invostiaininn'of th. Indian bureau.
Ille Indian serv hv ..,,1 lh admiBlB
trail, n ol all funds. It is not known.
however how lonu such an investi
gation would take
Denatt t l.ane Rled protest with
the committee today, in the forth of a
letter, in pntl as follows
"i hav,. asked for a reasonable ami
plain business statement of tin- facte,
without prejudice to anyone. .,s thev
relate to the many differing provl-
millions of dollars, and in edition
confers power to administer property
and moneys amounting, I am in
formed, tn hundreds nf millions mom,
Tp until this time, I have baen uh
w hat pel tallied In a lew agencies,
which, in even instance, show thai
the m neys appropriated have m.l
been applied fm the purpose lor
which thev were ashed. In addition.
nations are Bttcomptinied ny
f absolute control over Rltlll
Hilars w orth of property, no a
.its for Die Btanagt ment of whit
here appears.
"It is my desire to ascertai
guidance, whelm
mittee intends Im
right of having tl
tain to (his imasi
consideration."
BELCHING FEAAflE
AND SMOKE
wernment Mail Steamer I
ports Unusual Activity
Mountains Along B
Coasts of Peninsula,
' "
1111,1 '"'.i
westwar
ciupiii
di
Mount Bhthafdln,
was shooting flann
in t'nlmuk
high into
and Met
thai steamc
it mu I, whi
the a
'ushh
f HIS,
oh vv ;
mil
sere
Mounts
smoklm
thick la.v
i nd
est
't. Au,
side e
tUStlll'
f Coo,
inlct.
smoto
their
DEMANDED BY
ALASKA
vninftNii .
lULUmiUL
JUNE 8, 1913.
PATERSON STRIKERS
GIVE PAGEANT OF
larburgei Ufdcrs Hi
ol Placard Baarin
mon, "No God, N
HORNINU IOU.,NL VrfDAL IIHC .VINII
Ni w V'.rl,, .linie In the pi' '
ee ,. a throng lb. H packed Madison
mi., i, Qardsn tonight, the atlai sink
1 nf I'aterson, V .1. piesenled in
igeantry, the struggle they are w.ig
g with tie I'ateraon min owners
her of iiu m woeaen. led hi ICllsu -
Beth i net h v I'lv on .Hid 1 1 inn. i Stl
v ci man, iru i . sent old girl a ho baa
Bigyed a pinmini nt pari In reeehl
strike developments, came from Pat"
i is. , n in a special trala to take pari
in the demongiraiion, i iom a spec
taculnr standpoint, h front an other,
Iheir Jnuliiev IM) he said In have
I een weith whii. Tin lug audience
was plainly Impressed b the six episode-
in the null strike iii.it the
workers presented in plctureasfne
fashion.
rn, anils ,icpi ted in miniature
were legatilns. slib aciivitv When the
lust seem opened, but the workers
wile slum seen walking out on their
strike, singing the Marseillaise. As
tin ml epMode stalled. Ihe police
wiie shown Interfering with peaceful
pli Ki ting and conflicts between strife,
sn mil ihe police were staged. The
tliii, inkers' mass uictlns and the
aendtng away nt sinkers children to
I lie cared for elsewhere, were success
fully presented, the pagaanl ending
With a reproduction of a mass meet
ing at which Miss Klvnti and William
II. Hav wood, the Industrial Wntkeis
nf the Worill lead. 1- I le (vplclll
Strike speeches.
Hundreds in Hie all. Hen, Jellied
with Ihe thousand or more on (he
sluge In singing Ihi Marselllulse In
the first episode.
Tin- stage policeman were "boond"
; when they cume on to stop (he pick -Sting
and the BCtOr pl'kets were
cheered Among th hundred nf tin
latter were forty who had aclnall.
i.c 11 frosted hv Mm police of Pal
; elfin.
! sin i iff Marburger, ol Now fort
. i, tint' . was ill tile all, lie, lee lie i t
pressed disapproval ot dlapia sard
hearing Ihe inscription, "No Qod,
o Master,'- ami it was removed, I'at-
iL MINT DISASTER
?,URS IN PENNSYLVANIA
Kill LIIICO 'WIS
le 7. 'I'll o mill
III'
from here operated bj the Susque
hanna Uoai company, officials al
the company announce thai no men
i pe Immediately caught
lyter, inside superintend"
assistants orgunl.ed a
Iy ami Within an Inoir
d fourteen Injured WSJPS
the surface. Tin dead
foreign
; two ai
era I In
the hill
L0 BILL ILL
AT KN0XVIL Lt , TE
ISV ....... IHUHNIL , , , L lAtai D WM
came ill here yssti
inditlon was grave.
afternoon, i t in
pear in the even
suifei Ins from oei
Join h
MISSOURI INSURANCE
LAW EMBARRASSING
ihH
ten
STRUGGLES
SECTION ONE.
k'IM(:
N
VOR OF MORE WAR
i-i , i aio WISH
vi th, lunc'ieoa
i iik m honor oi the
deles , I, today, his
il lip hope that their
1,011 I it I , , I , ,i i 1 v
i sntnsxtieni meeting
, however, little pro
.mil a,l lout mm nt was
Jum
in, i.
deli g.iu
as Hindi
until
lo IV
Mi. n, I i I Ii, del, gall
h an agi i em i nt mi tin
ill III p el,,, .'I.
. i ii rn ge. i on i I I
ea regarding ihi
struggle-' among
.ci ci.tt a not he,
a" .lust hum, in
i hem si lv es,
RISIOENT INS 1
, MUSNINS iOUMSAl SSSaiM LIAMO ftmt
ie ishlngton, June ?. Installation
i a telephone in the resident's room
at the espltol loil.iv stirred senators
In a keener appro" iullon than they
had hitherto BOBBBanasf, that thev
might p. it t PreaMi nl w Itaon in Ihelt
mi. Pa ,,t ani ihomonl of the day,
i in the president s last visit n Ihe
eapttoi, be sot a fee) to his room so
ih.,! be might come ami go without
antic, .
ii se w in to in sssftragcttCM.
Iflaora, ltd . lum , Mis. i:i- I
imOtb . ' hlet ,il th, Halt, III, UP
dxi'tilosis nurses, has uhtulned
ostendod leavi "t ihaent a mi
'Is to sail mi J inn .'I for I. on, In
l the militant suffragettes.
tl t'
FEDERAL OFFICER IS
TO BE EXECUTED
Captain Eschasareta, Who De
fended Matamoras Valiant
ly, Captured by Insurrectos
Neai Biownsville.
, HOSNINS mUSNAL fcP, LflASID WISH
Brownsville, Texas, June T. -Two
f, del iil SOldlerS were killed and a
omm ami ,.f fifty-three, vv lib then
raptain, tntonlo Rschasarstn, rga
captured In an engagemanl with
lei i et. is mar Matamoras, Mexico.
Kschnsiiii la. who w ith Ills men Wgg
brought I'1 .Matamoras. will be court
marital, 'I and shot, in curding to a
ih. fifty men with rirteon com pan
Ions escaped it Rianoos men
w hen le all id ml th, ell) and snught
safety on thS Tevas side of the KtO
hi. null a detnchmenl of United
Btnti soldiers arrested, fifteen, but
iiftv waded ha liver, regained Mex
ican soil, and took I" tin hriish. A
scouting paiiv discovered Hum toda)
Bschaaareta is a resident ot Cam
I'litii enuiity. Teas, ami Is widely
known in tlie state nf Tamnullpus.
United states cavalryman patrol
ling the Border lodii) arrested a sippi'l
of fifteen .Mexican 1'ederuls fourteen
miles northwsol of Bi'ownaellle,
a rebel soldier, aonvlctdd, nf gt
lacking U v g Mexican woman, was
cs ecu ted this afternoon in a at ata
inni'as plnns by order of Qenerul
Hlam o. It is reported two soldiers
Charged Willi minOr offenses Were al
SO summarily dealt with in another
put nt iiie .lev iii tin. behi si nf I hell
commander.
DETECTIVES LIE IN
S
Landlady M
Men to Whom She Had
i liLin WISH
number of
. three loud-
ohlorofoTm
ictives went to the room
i hemselve w ith the In-
rpriStng Ihe suspected
thev returned. The "f-
II, notified his pap,
, ami while the detei
pel plmln
UIS attract
re walling
grapher and curious
'd hv th BgrCgSttf,
1 outside the house tO see the . xpeeted
desperate battle,
When ihe detectives Wet',. 1 11 f o I' II lei I I
of the slate of ulTalrs, they sent to the j
police Station l"i Bid to disperse the
crowd. The vluil was rewarded after
! of Adolph N'ehi'Korn and frank Nelir-
korn brothers, ti and 14 years old.
The men surrendered vvithout resist-J
lance ami said they were employed as
hikers. The potlCS. are investigating
their story,
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Indicted as Otticeis
CONSPIRACY CHARGED
IN W. VA. COAL STRIKE
Organized Effort Alleced to
Keep Pioducts of Paint and
'ields,
lav fctnSNtNa .hmisnai art, tai taaain wtroi,
i 'hill let. in, U. Va June 7, Presi
dent John r White ami lighten olh
u officials or the Untied Min. Work
ers of Allien .. ivori indicted In the
federal court hen todny, oa a charge
of vl, dating the Sherman iiutl-trust
law II Is alleged the defendants
conspired with Hie coal operators of
western Pennsylvantn, Ohio, Indiana
and Illinois, lo raise wages In the
West Virginia coal fields so us to pre
vent Its competition with ihe BthsN
lour slates In the western market.
Those named In (he ludiednent are'
John M White, president. Frank
I Haves, vice president, Thomas
htaggefty, Jos Vaasy, Jus. I'untrell,
ChaaV Hatley, Mat' o III, until, tl corgi
ii i di is ami Banjamlg r. Mi.r-
II", "Iglltlllel's ,,f the I'nltetl Mine
rn u. i - of American ;
Thus, i' ,iiii-.
Hrlfflth. vice
t'rilgo, seere
rnltcd Mine
p rest dent; riareme it.
president. James M.
tun nt district No. 1"
Workers of America, and Jus. Diana,
John Mutter, item Mitchell, w. ft.
Iteeie, V 1 1. Stanley. IV H. fantley
land A. I. Lavender, subordinate of
fn ers nf district No. 17.
The Indictment charges Ihat the
nineteen men, affiliated with the
1 1' Kited Mine Workers of Anieihn, did
in Kalian i i ."lint-, West Virginia,
and mi'iln tin luristllcllun of the fed
eral dlnrlei court, sngngs in a com
hliiHtlon and conspiracy in restraint
ot trade ami Qommefoa in several
ways. The offense in said to have
siurted Pep tem her I, 4Mf, nd eon
I tilted since
it is charged llmt the indicted men
have been a , nls ami members of "an
unincorporated voluntary i-.nn
lum of Igdlvldusls' us a labor union,
known as tin l ulled Mine Workers
of America, having many thousands
nt members whd conspired bj ngu
liiling wages, tn control the prion at
which the coal mined in tin state of
West Virginia could compete with
ciai mliicd In Pennsylvania., Ohio, In
diana and Illinois.
'I'he ladlctmeuls returned tmiav are
said lo le the first eVcl made against
lie officials of th, United Mine Work
ers of America, bulging them with
violating the Sherman uhtl-trust law.
It was commented thai the indictment
cniiics at a time When ledolal legls-
Istlon is pending exempting labor un
lom from the provision! of the Sher
man law.
The information upon which the in-
dictmenl is based Is said to have been
tha result of an extended probe into
conditions by District Attorney Hur-
Bld A. Kite, of lllti, field, W. Ytt.
The Indicted nu n It is said, will he
j summoned into court during the eom-
I IIK Week.
The Indictment alleges that coal
produced In Wesl Virginia, especially
KaliaW'ia oiinty. Is shipped In coni
petttlon with coal mined In other
states of Hie i iimpctltlve field and
that the contemplated organisation
of llu West Virginia miners Is to re
strain the sale of Ihe West Virginia
coal In these markets.
II Is further staled that not inure
than I K per rent of tli tpiil of III, i
W'csi Virginia fields Is consumed
Within the slate and Ihe balance Is
(hipped lo other markets.
The object and purpose of the
mine workers i- lo fix wag's lo be
paid to fie laborers and lo refuse to
allow said laborers to work unless
said wages ate paid," the complaint
further reads.
ii is charged thai the mines In the
Competitive slates are Unionised, dom
inated by the United Mine Workers
ot America ami the coal operators of
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana ami III
Itnols have entered into a couiblna
11, ,n ami conaplra V with the miners'
union wherein the alleged consplrn-
lori hav, agreed m prohibit the coal
mined in West Virginia from enter
ing tin lake markets ami Canada."
The alleged conspiracy, It is staled,
has resulted in much violence und
lawleasneas al tha mines of the West
Virginia operators on Palhl and cab
in , reel s Loai nt life an.! deetruc
The federal grand July tonight re
turned Indictments charging peonage
against Ihe W. II. Thomas foul
Coke Co., W. H. I'litchiird, superin
tendent, and Samuel Tab", and Wil
li. m Th,,in.,s employes. It is charged
the defendant! arrested
and held them to woil
The coal conipauv opera
miners
a debt.
Mercer
UNION (Il I II I II SCOUTS IDEA
in mi virion of n:t OT t w
Indlanapolla, June 7. "That's the
old, old W'oll all operators make when
ihv Uy tu kcei1 w fud orgiuiiains
ANTITRUST
AW
INVOKED AGAINS
UNION LABOR
METHODS

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