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- SOUTH PORTION. iflNh FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. ' I Fr" :wd Y" N' '-p"" c"- OGDEN CITY, UTAH, DAYEVE N I NGTPRTL28719 1 3 .. tMM.dM MM.r . .. uu, Bt J SPEECH IN CONGRESS 1 MISSISSIPPI IS IN FAVOR OF WAR Representative Sisson Resents the Efforts of Japan to Force the United States to Submit to Her Demands Attempt to Exempt Its Citizens From Operation of State Laws FIGHT BEFORE SUBMITTING TO INDIGNITY Asks If Japan Threatens War Now What Would She Do When Millions of Japanese Have Acquired Land in This Country Should Own Land in Their Respective States WftKhintrtn. April 28 -A ' war speech" in support of the pro posed California anti-alien land law, was delivered in I h house today by representative Sisson of Mississippi. "If we must have war fir submit to this indignity 1 am for war " ened Mr Sisson "I am with the people of California in their efforts to prevent these aliens from acquiring land "I believe," said Mr. SiBson. "that no non resident alien 6hould be nl lowed to bold a single foot of land in the territory of the United States tiat would Washington day In an Bwer to the question, war or submit slon? What would Jac kson ay ? Wh would Cleveland say? What would M Klnley say? "I resent the fforts of Japan force us to submit to her demands Mr Sisson took the position th,u the Japanese government in protect Ing against alien land legislation, was endeavoring to exempt Its citizens from the operation of the laws of states Mr Sisson contended that the peo pie of California had the right to paai laws regarding alien holding of land ns In their judgment seemed beat when such laws did not infringe upon the federal constitution, j Sisson discussed at length points ot International law involved in the dis pute and declared that California was endeavoring to do only what Japan had already done. "If Japan now threatens us wi'h war. what would she do when mil lions of her cltise&fl have acquired land In our country''' he said "1 la) dcwti the proposition that an alien population holding land within on borders would be a fixed and C0H I stnnt mens 1 We must preserve to the Ameri can farmer the right to own the soi1 of our country without competition which would drag down his standard of living I would not surrender It un less we had spent the last drop of blood In American manhood and Im poverished our country for a hundred in iterations " About half the membership of the house sat in amazement while Sls Bon. Immediately after the session be gan tcok the floor Wearied with a week of routine tariff debate, mem berB paid (lose attention to Mr Sis eon's argument and his speech was frequently interrupted b applause HUERTA AND DIAZ FIGHT j Relations Between the Two Factions Is Rap idly Growing Serious Officials Divide Government Forces Into Two Armed Camps Washington. April 28 A rapidly . gTowing situation in Mexico City, fraught with friction between the Huerta and Dlai faction- of the pro visloual government Is reported in ' confidential advices and these reports B are augmented by agents of the Car C lanzn constitutionalists arriving here Robert PeaQUiera, I member of the " "Mexican bouse of depnMe, am v. d here today to succeed Gonzales Ganto as confldental agent or the Carranaa forces Came has been as- signed to a special mission, the na ture of which is not disclosed, but it is believed li la uolng to Kurope. 5 Reports of the situation from Hex- ico City confirm early advices of the B tension of the Huerta and Diaz fol V olwers. Between the two officials j practically all government forces In 4 the federal districts have been dl i vlded into two armed Camps, Huerta haB added to the infantry at the tia- tlonal palace and I'laz hah encamped much of tb( artillery on all te 51 hacienda Del Cristo. about thirty ' M ondani rod minister ol war Is ijf practical possession of citadel, where t oth r artillery are quartered CARPENTERS TO STRIKE. j Pittsburg, Pa Ipril 28 -II was jid lu&t niht that 43ou carpvnterb in this city have voted to strike May 1 unless they are granted sixty cents an hour for an eight hour work day with a holida- each Saturday. Formal announcement of the rote tak en by the men will be given out la ler nn WOMEN PAY POLICE COIN Sheriff of Denver County Tells of Start ling Blackmail Schemes of Patrolmen For Collecting Tribute From Girls of the Street Denver. April 2S Sheriff Daniel I M Sullivan of Denver county, yes terday made the charge that "nearly every policeman in Denver collects regular tribute from women of the streets.'' and that many ol the most prominent business men of the city are "being blackmailed by these wo- I men " The sheriff declared pester day that he would back up his charges! by offering proof before the grand Jury now in session here and stated that he would at once seek the In - j dlctment of one policeman whom he saw accepting tribute from a woman of Uie street. The Bherlff declared that the collection of this tribute was' done with the knowledge of higher public officials I ne grand jury nas suDpoenaeu Miss Nellie Oswald, an officer in the Juvenile court, to appear before u today and repeat under oath her state ment previously made thai she has j knowledge of a resort which Is paying I tribute to police. Miss Josephine j Hoche, recently discharged amuse ment Inspector of Denver, also has made similar charges against the po lice department. Detective Perjurers Himself Sheriff Sullivan told of the arrest 1 of one w oman who was taken before the grand Jury as a witness In Its rice investigation and swore that she was not conducting a disorderly house ! In one of the most respectable parts of the city Later, he says, she eon ! teased to him that she had perjured herself because her life had been threatened If she told the truth con cerning her bouse Later," said the sheriff, "we plac ed a city detective on the stand who had knowledge of this woman's place and be perjured himself by swearing that she did not run n disorderly house " Several weeks ago the tenderloin district of Denver wa6 closed by the i order of the fire, and police board Since that time, according to the sheriff, practically all of the former denizens of the underworld have 1 moved into the residence section of the city, where cadet practices are : Driving unmolested. The sheriff is starting a campaign against cabaret performances In res taurants, which he characterizes as one of the most vicious "agents In the I downfall of youug girls." oo RANDOM REFERENCES At the Dee Mr. Margaret Powd le of Eiaustuu, Wyoming: Mrs J, T. field of Ogden: Hyrum Geary of Moi -jii Mrs. Adelia Hatch of Franklin. Idaho. D. H. Wilson of Ogden: Mrs. Fthcl Lafon of Ft Bridger. Wyoming, i a, I William Hovapoo of Ogden hae been admitted to the Dec houpital lor ON THE TRAIL I treatment, and Mrs John Ostron. of Green River. Wyoming; Mrs D. Dan iels of Malad Idaho; Mrs R E. J Richards of Idaho. Falls. Idaho; A Fingree. Mrs James Harrop, Mrs. D. T Nomi and Mrs J E. Spiers have j been released At the Berges Mrs Frank Hoyer was operated on at the Herges hospi tal Saturday afternoon and Mrs. I Raoda Roland and Mrs. Julia Robi son hae Ix-en released At Farmlngton Judge Howell and stenographer Miss Eva Erb made a short trip to Farmington this morn ing on court business. Marriage License marriage li cense has been issued to Alvin Wood and Rose Beeslev of Clearfield. Hog Cholera A (' Younj; state veterinary inspector, was in Ogden today for the purpose of making in vestigation of the charges that Henry larsoi), now awaiting a hearing as to his sanity had sold hogs from his ranch since a hog choleru quarantine was placed upon It last winter. Should the I bargl a be confirmed and Larson Is not declared insane the inspector will file a complaint against him Harnman Official Fred N Hess, formerly auditor of the hotel and dining car department of the Harri man lines, with headquarters in this I city, but now a general accountant of the Harnman Bystem, with headqunr-' ters in New York. Is in the city for a day Mr. Hess Is enroute to New York from Los Angeles where he has been during the winter doing special work. Mr. Hess is renewing his ac quaintance in the city where he has main friends Land Deal Near Corinnc Edward Ryan of Corinue has succeeded In Interesting a number of California capitalists in a tract of land, teu miles northwest of Corlnne. This land will 'be drained and placed under Irriga , tlon before any of it Is put on the i market uu RAILROADS ARE LIABLE I Supreme Court Holds That "Railway" Com pany Debts Must Be Borne By Their Suc cessors Decision in Northern Pacific Case Washington. April 2is.In a decision of momentous Importance, especially as to railroads, the supreme court to day laid down the general principle that a creditor of a corporation, not a party to Its reorganization, may hold ! its successor for its debt. In this specific case the court. 5 to I 4. In a decision which Justice Lurton. vrho dissented, declared "was alarm ling," held the Northern Pacific ra. was compauy responsible for 1125000 Judgment against the Northern Pad flc Railroad company, which it suc ceeded, despite the fart ihnt the court I expressly stated that no moral wroug- doing was to be found in the reorgan- ization Corporation lawyers who heard the I decision declared It whs a direct blow jat the practice of reorganizing corpo i rations to get rid of erroneous con I tracts or escape payment lo unsecui ed creditors. Its effect, they thought would be far reaching WILL DELAY RECOGNITION United States W i 1 1 Wait Until the Politi cal Situation in China Is Settled Action De pends on the New Or ganization Washington April 28 Political developments in China have made It improbable that the United States ! will Immediately recognize the new republic as originally Intended and officials here believe there Is. there fore, no danger of further complicat ing the delicate situation at Peking as the result of the conclusion ol he five power loan and the friction be tween Yuan Shi KaJ and his cabi net on the one side and the powerful radical party In the assembly on the other Although one of the first official announcements by Secreiary Bryan I was that In addition to withdrawing the I'nited States from participation In the si power loan negotiations, I early recognition was intended, later statements from the White Mouse i made it apparent that such reeosnl I tion was dependent upon the organ ! ization ol the new government on constitutions! lines I American Charge Williams was In structed nearly two weeks uu to conve recognition to the new repub lic as soon as those formalities had been complied with It Is said at th ia(.- department, howpver, that the failure of the assembly to choose a seaker, owing to shnrply drawn party Issues. Is a sufficient obstacle to delay the execution of the Instruc ! lion. -ruu t WILLOW CREEK IS NEW NEVADA CAMP Three feet of vein matter constl-i tute the cause of the gold excite-1 ment in the Willow Crek raining dis trict As yet It Is only a surface showing, the work of opening up ttaei ledge consisting of a shallow trench I In one pluce that is not over two feet In depth, notwithstanding the fact thai 'be discovery was made a month ago. says the Tonopah Bon anza. The original discoverer of the gold bearing ledge is W, C McMullen s, pioneer mining man and prospector of Nevada and l',;,h McMullen was formerL at (ioldfield and Rtiyolite and at ono time was connected with the iron Springs Mining company In the Seven Devils country Idaho. For the past four years he has been pros pecting the district between El) mJ Gold Springs, maintaining his head quarters at Current Creek, where a daughter is engaged in teaching school. Wingfield interested McMullen owns four claims in the district which have been bonded to George Wingfield. The bond expires within a few days and nothing has been learned as to the intentions of Wingfield. oo EVACUATION I OF SCUTARI Montenegrin Prince and Troops March Out of Besieged City King Nicholas Says Powers Demand Is 'TTnjust and Cruel" Vienna. April 28 Crown Prince' Panilo of Monti-negro and bis troops j have marched out of Scutari lo Ward the north, according to official 1 I dispatches received here today. Onlyi j five batteries of Montenegrin artil lery remain in the city Government circles In Vienna re- ; g .a rd the movements of the Montene-' grin troops from Scutari as equlva- lent to the evacuation of the fortress, which had been demanded by the Kuropean powers. Demand of the Powers. London, April 28 Hhfl representa tive of the Montenegrin governmen' In Loudon received instructions to ! day from Cettinje ordering him to protest formally against the demand of the Kuropean powers for the im mediate evacuation of Scutari by the 1 Montenegrins, which Is described by he government of King Nicholas a "unjust and cruel." The demand of the European pow L r.-, is couched In the followlug terms: ( We have the honor to declare col I (actively to the royal government of Montenegro that the taking of the fortress of Scutari does not in any way modify the decision of the Euro pean powers relative lo the delimits, I lion of the frontiers of the northern' and northeastern Albania and conse quently the city of Scutari must be evacuated with ihe briefed possible -delaj and must be handed over to the1 Kuropean powers represented by the commandants of the International naval forces lying before the Mon tenegrin coast. The royal govern ment of Montenegro is invited to elvc a prompt reply to this communica tion." The Montenegrin representative in London to whom ibis demand wa; cabled back from Cettinje. said to day "1 have been ordered by my gov ernment to protest formally against this unjust and cruel demand and once more to ak he Kuropean pow ers to examine in an equitable man ner the vital question of Monteu cto's future and to place ihal nation r.n an SQUSl footing with oiher Balkan allies.' BRYAN MEETS WITH I THE CALIFORNIANS I Secretary of State Immediately Upon His Ar- ig rival in Sacramento Goes Into Conference B With Governor .Johnson and Members of the M Legislature Regarding an Anti-Alien Land w Law p CABINET OFFICER ISSUES A STATEMENT Hold Executive Session at Which Only the S Secretary, the Governor and Members of M- Legislature Are Present Hear the Govern- W menfs Views Regarding the Measure and fi Why Action Should Not Be Taken Now m Japan Is Waiting Outcome of Legislation Kj. SaoTaniento. Cal.. April 28. Governor Johnson. Lieutenant Gov- tfT; errinr Wallace, and members. f both houses of the legislature were ft closeted in the asseoibly chamber tor three hours and a half with Mr. ; Bryan. When thev emerged Beveral members ir;i it as their opinion jBy lhat no anti-alien laml laws would I oacted a1 this session. ' This is .1 matter which can be Bettled by diplomatic negotia- it' dons," said Secretarj of State Bryan t the 120 members of the lepr- if,.. I islatnre today and Governor Johnson. "The national government a-.ks you to let alien land ownership f .' legislation lie over until the nexl session." Sacramento. Oal . April 28. Wil liam J Bryan, secretary of state, ar med In Sacramento early this morn ing to confer with Governor Johnson and the California legislature on the proposed anti land holding laws Gov ernor Johnson met the visitor at the train, WOWS also a considerable group of Democratic- legislators hnd gathered, and personally welcomed I Mr Bryan to California. No advance plaiib for the proposed conference between Secretary Bryan and the California authorities ha'l been made, and Mr Bryan stated as he stepped off the train that he had left the matter entirely in the hand-' of the governor He said he had no notion as to the length of his visit or as to the course he would follow in presenting his arguments to the legit lature. Although he win spend mui li of his time at the Governors home, ar rangements have been made for Sec retarv Bryan to have an offict ai the tapitol building where he will be ac cessible to callers during his stay. Issues a Statement Secretary Bryan made the follow ing statement upon his arrival: "I am visiting California at the re quest of the president and with the, consent of the legislature to confer upon an important matter whli D, while local hi its Immediate effect, is international In character Each state occupies a dual posi tion While It Is the guardian of Its domesMc affairs, it is a member of the union, and therefore interested In all that concerns the nation's rela tions with the outside world. "The president, upon whom reBta the constitutional duty of maintaining diplomatic relations with other coun tries, asked me to come to Califor nia to confer with the governor and legislators upon such phases of the subject as touch this nation's rela tions to other nations "Coming on such a mission. It would be obviously Improper 10 say anything In advanro upon questions which may enter into the conference." Jordan at Sacramento. BaoramentO, April 28. Dr. David Starr Jordan, president of Stanford university, and a loader in the move ment for international peace, has come to Sacramento at the request of Secretary' of State Bryan to con fer with the visitor from Washing ton on the pending alien land legis lation Dr Jordan Is opposed to a land law of any kind that would sin gle out the people of any nailon and particularly the Japanese, with whom he believes the United States should be on more friendly terms. Ho Is to BDSSk In St. Louis later this week at the National Peace congress and will be able to remain In Sacramento only two days As an alternative to a rigid land i law barring thoto Ineligible to citi zenship, which, Dr Jorden declares, would be unconstitutional, he eug gestR that If California has a real grievance it should provide for a I commission to lay the matter before the state d purtment i Washington and have the controversy settled by means of a new treaty. "The Japanese government desires onlv to avoid I disturbance." said Dr Jordan tonight. "In that It Is In much the tame position as our government at Washington. This mat ter could be settled to the satisfac raetlon of both California and Japan If left to the Htate department. "Governor Johnson has Issued a statement claiming California B right to "nact an alien laud law barring from owner-hip foreigners who can not become citizens. Ho points to the fact that other states hare pass ed similar laws, but that does not mean that their laws are constitu tional. They are no couiinullonal. I is as California will find if a similar law Is enacted here " WHITE SLAVERY I AS SEEN BY I MRS. LAW Mrs I' X urine Law. author and lecturer on "white slave" and liquor problems, delivered an eloquent ad dress at the Tabernacle yesterday nf ternoon to a large audience to whom she denounced segregation as a euro for the social evil and declared that LJ men who frequent brothels should be J segregated the same as the inmates. "The social evil as well as the drink curse touches the lives of the Innocent and helplegs victims," declared Mrs Law at one point In her address. "Our young men by thousands are unfitted I physically to be husbands and fathers through visiting houses of ill-fame. The hospitals are filled with children I lying on beds of pain because of the 1 sins of their fathers." Maintaining that the saloon is re- t sponsible for the white slave traffic. she urged that her hearers take u I stnnd as opposing the saloon. I Yesterday morning she addressed I the congregation at the Presbyterian church on the subject of "Personal At the Baprlst church she combined I the two evils In her address and point ed out how one leads to the other j She declared that the brothel is no more necessary thau the saloon and ! that the two murder from 300. 0Q0 to 600,000 persons every year. "What H need to do Is to stop the operation of every brewery, saloon and distillery. If the government would enforce th laws, every' place In tho United States where intoxicating liquors are sold would be closed." She declared that there Is no such thin? as moderate drinking and high ly praised President Wilson In his stand against the Inaugural ball. Sec rotary Bryan also received praise for his "prohibition" banquet. Mrs Law spoke to tho students of the junior high schools and the W -ber academi today. She will speak at a reception given in her honor at tho home of Mrs. J. M. Greer. 1160 Robinson avenue, tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock and on Tuesday even ing will relate her personal experi ences during the years spent In inves Ugatlng the evils of which she speaks The meeting tomorrow evening will be held In the Congregational chuTi OO IBSBSBJ INVENTOR OF THE LIGHT BULB DEAD Kansas City. April 28. George T idale. who claimed the distinction I of having blown the first Incandes cent light bulb, died last night in Kansas City. Kan. Teasdale was 72 years old. had been a glassblower PJH since he was 16. In making his first electric lamp. pjpH Teasdale was associated at New York SBSBSSS With Henrfy Goebel. a Jeweler. jH "I remember when father made the fJPIJB tight." George J. Teasdale, Jr.. 6aid PjBSSSS today. "He and Goebel planned 11 j and lather made tho straight tube f about five- Inches long, with a platl- nuni wire running down the center JJJIBm The air was exhausted und the jew - BBSSSSS eler sealed up the ends. "Father did not realize the value BBSSSSSJ of the Invention Hp turned hi rights over to others and devoted his tiuio to other glsss work."