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A; Fortythtrd vear-No. nPncTecenf. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, FRTd AY EVENING, MAY 16, 19T3 s DEMOCRATIC J CONFERENCE National E x e c u tive Committee Discusses su, Plans For (he Political J. Battle Lines For 1914 and 1916 Will Meet H With President H i Washington. May 16. - Plans for M drawing the political batik- lines of 1914 and 1916 were talked over todr.y at conferences of the executive com mitter of the Democratic natloni! y, committee The program Included a conference over what the national committee should do to make the party success Ifo ful In state and congressional elec tions two years hence, with a look ahead to the next national election; Vlk and a meeting with officers of the BjJ, j Ucmocratic congressional comniltt' ( regarding a greater representation of u . senators on that body and a confer ence with President Wilson. The committee which met at Its permanent offices Is composed of . ! Committeemen Palmer of Pennsylva nia. Clark Howell of Georgia, Cato Sells of Texas. Homer Cummlngs of Connecticut nnd Fred Lynch of Min J nesota. 'All Today marked the. opening of tho permanent offices of the Democratic Sfe national committee, which the part organization expects to maintain ev ery day during the next four years 5 at least. ! STRIKE OF I BARBERS Tonsorial Artists Try to Spread "Cause" in Hotel Shops While fj Posing as Patrons Police and Strikers in Pitched Battle iri New York Way it; The barbers' tpi strike continued Into Its tiftt da to- fttli day "itii the men i ho are nut bus? an trying to bring the shaving and ha ) iittinu Industry to n standstill PoE ifl Ing as ordinary patrons the strikers uf'o individually Invaded the hotel shops. nnd while submitting to a 20 cent shave they quietly sought to spread their "cause ' Fifteen arrests were made as a re U suit of arlous disorders charged p.galnst the strikers and their 8mpa jl thizers yesterday which included a I ' t pitched battle v i t h the police in front g of the Hoffman hous- where a largo I plate glass window was broken. ' It is claimed by the strikers thai 13.000 barbers have ioined their rank. I i INTERPRETS I PLATFORM pja. Senator James Says uStj Convention at Balti more Bound the Dem ocratic Party to Free Sugar Kentuckian Speaks For President I Wilson Washington. If ay 16 Senator James, accredited with speaking for President Wilson and the adminis tration. Interpreted the Raltlmore pint form In speech in the Benatc j today, as committing the president and the Democratic party to free su ga r. His remarks wero in reply to the declarations by Senator Ransdell and Senator-elect Broussard of Lou-i lslana. that it did not. In the gal- 1 lery, llsteninn cloeely, was Joseph P Tumulty, secretary to the president, I who went to the capitOl to hear the ill reply to the anti-free sugar Detuo- I crats. who for two dan have been assailing the sugar schedule which President Wilson has declared will not be comprised If he can help it. Senator James declared thai the platform udcpteil ;,t !h.' Baltimore fH convention approved the course of the VBI Democratic bouse In the lasl session of congress and that it Included .ip JP proval of (he Underwood tree sugar' Mr bill He read a paragraph from the I Democratic campaign text book ap- I i proving "th excellent record of the 1 i house," In placing sugar on the free I ; Senator Ranwiell asked if President I I Wilson had lot declared in a speech D at Pittsburgh that he did not bland B for free trad Wilson r.ot a Free Trader I 1 Senator Janes returned that the I j president was not a free trader and IE 1 that the proposed bill calculated to IE 'l ralt-o ItOO.OOO.IlH) in revenue was not I a free trade bDI IBS - if you say Prealdetit Wilton Is a H free trader hetanso he favors lree Bjl t.ugar." demanded Senator James, "did Bb you call yoursetf a free trader t. n IB you Toteil for free bread and tree B Scnatcr Rnnsdcll denied he was a free trader and ahiu if tb- L ino- leratie national committer had not Instructed Its orators In the west not I to discuss free sugar and also if the 1 party would not havo been defeated if they had discussed it there. "I know th Chicago headquarters I so instructed Representative Aswell j of Louisiana." he declared. Senator James referred to the point mailc . thr Louisiana leaders I that President Wilson and the piat- I form had declared against tariff re ductions which would Injure any legi timate Industry "By 'legitimate Industry' in the platform." said the Kentucky senn tor. "is meant industrially legitimate and commercially legitimate indus try. It dors not refer to an Industry which has had one hundred and twenty-five years of goernment aid and protection and is yet unable to take enre of itself." Senator James eloquently praised President Wilson's 6tand for free sn I car "If William Howard Taft had had half the courage of Wood row Wilson, he would have vetoed the Payne ilnch bill and bonfires would have been burned on every hillside in his honor, and in my opinion he would ha Ve hi r ii re elected "President Wilsons says he is in favor of free sugar and free wool and ' wonts ro compromise At Pittsburg I he merely said he did not want to in ti rfere ith any legitimate industry i hallenge to find anyhody to whom Woodrow Wilson ever said he was not in faor of free sugar." nator RanBdell inquired if he con sidered the sugar business of the south and legitimate. Legallj but not economically!" re plied Senator James. Smoot and Smith Clash. Senator Smoot and Senator Smith of Georgia, clashed when the Utah senator called on his colleagues to compare the bill as It now appears and when It comes from the finance committee. "I have no doubt." he sild "that the cotton schedule will be changed. I have no doubt that some interests will be taken care of. Why cotton any more than wool, any more than sugar?" "Does the senator mean that the rate on cotton Is to be changed bo cause people In my state are Inter ested in It0" demanded Senator Smith "Does the senator say that he has not promised that the cotton rate shall be changed?" retorted Senator Smoot I have promised nobody anything Not a suggestion has come to me for a raise on the cotton rate from Georgia, but suggestions have come from New England for raises " Senator Smith Indicated that the purpose ot the Democrats was to have schedules approved b sub committees, then by the full Demo cratic memlershlp of the finance committee and then by a caucus Washington. May 16. The Penrose La Follette amendment to the motion to refer the Underwood tariff bill to the 3enate finance committee to pro vide for public hearings, was defeated late today by a vote of .".6 to 41 nrt STREET CARS IN OPERATION Cincinnati Traction Company Extends Ser vice on Three Lines Strikers Hold Monster Parade and Open Air Meeting at Ball Park Cincinnati. O., May 16. Street car service In this city was somewhat more extended today when the Cin cinnati Traction company began op eration of three additional lines with the one line which was run yesterday Thirty-seven cars were being operat ed over the four routes and there were no signs of violence It was openly stated by the com pany officials that they would at tempt to operate at least one-third of their regular lines by tomorrow The strikers appeared to 00 ten! themselves with monster parades through tho streets and a mass meeting at the baseball park The meeting was the largest labor gath ering that Cincinnati has ever seen and was filled with great enlhusla -in ESCAPES A LYNCHING Posse Prepares to Lynch Negro When They Decide to Hold Him as a Witness Against Black W anted For Assault Nowata. Okla.. May 16. In a battle ,i band of neroe proteitliiK Mt.ert Fields, one of their race charged with attacking a white woman, and a poSSC near Delaware. Okla.. today, tvfo white men were wounded, and one negro seriously wounded, narrowly es caping lynching. The posse was pre paring to hang him when It was de- t'leil to hold hini as a witness aguinst Fields Fields escaped A posse continued the pursuit Fields 1b sought ill con nectlon with an attack on Mrs. Perry Ballcntlne. wlf of a fanner. The wounded white men. A. C Barker and William Wellington. It Is believed will recover. THREATEN A BIG STRIKE All Power Plants in Paterson Are LTnder Heavy Guard I. W. W.'s Protest Against Conviction of Quin 1 an Haywood Makes Statement Paterson. X J. May 16 All pow er plants in the city are under guard today in view of threats of a general strike made by speakers yesterday at the gnat meeting of striking silk null workers called to protest against tho conviction of Patrick Quinlan. Indus trial Workers of the World leader, found guilty of inciting riot. His fM low leaders, among them "Big Bill" Haywood, are yet to he tried on similar charge The maximum pen alty is seven years In prison. Ten thousand strikers and symoa thizers attended the protest meeting, cheering madly when Adolph Leaslg. one of those indicted, advised them to "tie up every garage aud street car line In the city and put out all the lights for n couple of nights." Quintan spoke of his conviction and predicted that Haywood. Lesslg. Car lo Treska and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn would also be "railroaded by perjur ing police." He advised a boycott of all merchants who advertised in newspapers which did not favor the Industrial Workers of the World. Haywood spoke of the possibility of his Conviction and added that then? were others ready to take his place if he went to prison. "Ettor will take my place," he shout ed. "Glovannitti will take Trcsk i s place. Matilda Raboitz will take Miss Flynn'p. and others will come to take the place of Qnlnlan and Lesslg We are out for the eight hour work day and we are going to get it and no court In New Jersey can declare our law unconstitutional Yes, I tell you. we are going to get eight hours this year, and next year we will strike and demand six hours as a work day and we will get it. too" CHINATOWN HAS PEACE WTarring Tongs Reach an Agreement to Sub mit All Disputes to Committee on Arbi tration Federal Gov ernment Takes Action San Francisco. May 16. Chinatown I has now its peace tribunal. Repre scntatlves of the warring tongs, the principal Chinese families and the commercial houses and organizations met last night at the quarters of the six companies, and organized a com mittee of 27. to which hereafter all disputes shall be referred for arbi trament. Members of the blood-letting tongs are eligible to the committee, but not to office In It Resolutions were adopted binding all those represented to abide by the decisions of tho committee. The leaders came to an agreement just In time for today the federal government began its first effort to ' deport a tong warrior as an unde- ; slrable alien. Yung Gee. scoused of shooting Lcm j Foon, was discharged today by Judge I Crist who pronounced the evidence against him Insufficient. The mur der was tho latest In the long list of deaths growing out of the Bing Kong Cuey Sing feud Tung Immediate ly was arrested by a deputy United . States marshall and taken to the Im migration detention station. oo QUESTION OF CANALTOLLS j Lively Debate Takes Place at Lake Mohonk Conference on Arbi tration America Should Not Surrender Rights Says Knowland Mohonk Lake. N Y . May 16. A lively debate on Panama canal tolls occupied the Lake Mohonk confer ence on International arbitration to day. Charlemagne Tower, former Ambassador to Germany, presided Thoma.H Raeburn White of Philadel phia, declared that for th United States to refuse arbitration In the Panama canal tolls matter would con vict It of hypocrisy He cited num erous cases where Great Britain ha3 yielded to our Insistence to arbitrate) aud characterized as trivial our In terests In toll as compared with those of Great Britain In the Alabama claims arbitration. RepresentadTc J. u Knowland of California, held that If the issue can not be nettled by diplomacy It should be arbitrated by a British-American joint committee. Repeal of the tolls he said, would b an unwarrant ed surrender of American rights. pun Scltz of tho New York World declared We didn't begin the Panama busl- ness straight and we have not been able to straighten it out " He was Uharply answered by Rear Admiral Colby M. Chester and Dr. Lymao Abbott. w - OUT OF A JOB; INHERITS FORTUNE Chicago. May 16. Out of a Job and with just 46 cents In his pocket. James Walters Inquired at the gen eral delivery window at the postofflee yesterday if there was any mall for him To his surprise he was handed a letter, which upon opening. Inform" 1 him that his father had died and left him an estate worth upwards of 30 000. The letter was from his aunt. Mr? P G. Petty, of Knoxville. Term . and was the first word Walters had rc celved from relatives slnee he ran away from hie home at Nashville 13 years ago KNIFE AND GUN DUEL Italian Wounds Coun tryman With Revolver As Victim Falls to the Ground He Plunges Stilleto Into Assailanf s Body Both Will Die Racine, Wis. May 16 Nick Ian nuzzl, an Italian. 34 years old. died at a hospital this morning as a re sult of a stilleto and revolver duel late last night with Joe Fllcettl. whom the former claimed had und' r 1 mined him for a position as gate ; man with a revolver, fatally wounding him The latter as he fell plunged la stilleto into his countrmans body, j the wound causing Inanuzzi's death I early todav. The gateman cannot I live. oo WOODMEN IN BIG TROUBLE Insurgent Wing of Modern Woodmen Per fect Plans For the Or ganization of N e w Lodge Convention Adopt Many Resolu tions Springfield. Ill . May 16. Plans for the organization of the Insurgent Modern Woodmen of merica were perfected at today's convention when the report was adopted recommend ing that one member from each state be elected by the convention to bo known as the "National Modern Woodmen of America Federation." I This committee will work out a plat I form and carry on the pians outlined by the convention The convention adopted resolutions demanding the restoration of repre sentative government in the order de manding the removal of the present bead officers and the Investigation of .all their financial transactions and an Investigation of the sanitorium in j Colorado for the adoption of by-laws limiting the terms of officers to two' years; the repeal of the new rate; demanding a referendum vote before any change in rates is made; de manding the repeal of the "mobile law'' In the states In which It Is In force, and making other recommen dations rr - GIFT TO FRANCE Pedran. France. May 16. George Gray Barnard, the American sculp tor, presented to the French govern ment the red marble Roman cloisivr in the ruins of the Ahbe of St. Michael de ( uxa. the proposed remov al of which to ihe United States aroused a storm of protest. It was 6ald to have been purchased for a prominent American collector and the local authorities applied to the under Secretary for fine arts to prevent its removal. CABINET IN BIG SESSION Reply of the United States to the Japanese Protest Against the Alien Law Will Be Delivered Very Soon Washington. May 16. President ilson and the cabinet at a three hour session today considered the re ply of the United States to Japan s protest against the California antl allen land law and It was announced that an answer to the Japanese note probabl would be delivered very soon Secretary Bryan presented a draft of the answer which Is believed to have been substantially approved It may be made public after delivery to the Japanes. ambassador, though that was not definitely determined to day. It is probable that steps soon will be taken to publish the text of the Japanese protest, though It may be deferred until the answer of the Uni ted States has been delivered Although frequent inquiries from the Japanese ambassador Indicate a disposition to press the negotiations, probably in recognition of the state of public mind in Japan, diplomatic ; ctlce warrants an allowance of at least several days for the delivery' of the state department s answer. No Movement of Troops President llson 's announcement thai there are to be no movements of troops or ships that could be con nected with the situation is expected by official circles to be construed as evidence of his conviction that the Issue will be adjusted by diplomacy. So far the order has not interfered with the plan to 6end some coast ar tillery troops tiom San Francisco to reinforce the garrison in Hawaii Bui as the movement is In execution of comprehensive plans for permanent garrisons In the Insular possessions ami in the canal zone, outlined by the general staff last fall and approved by former President Taft and former Secretary Stimson before there was any suggestion of friction with Japan, it Is believed that its execution will not be a violation of the president's instructions of yesterday The administration has been endeav oring to discourage "war scares ' by every possible means. a3 vas evi-dcnced-Jiy 'eTtesntKe disapproval of an order last week for the immediate dls patch from Newport to Norfolk of the submarine flotilla. oo TRAINMEN AT FRISCO San Francisco. May 16 Supreme officers of the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen were scheduled to reach hero tonight to attend the eleventh bl ennlol convention of the organization which will be called to order Mon day The delegates, 870 in number, including twenty-five officers, repre sent 128,000 members in S6" lodges throughout the count rj fn the party due tonight are W Q. .-f of Cleveland, president of th-? order; T. R. Dodge, assistant presl dent Val Fitzpfitricl. A P Whitney. R Mclntyre, James Murdoch, G 11 Sines. J. Bannon and J Farquharson. vice presidents; D L Cease editor and manager of The Trainmen, and James Hurlbut, G. H. Thomas and W Dougherty, trustees. ARIZONA HAS ALIEN LAW Phoenix. Ariz., May 16. Governor Hunt signed today Arizona's new alien land bill It prohibits any alien whether of Caucasian or Mongolian di cent, trom owing land in Arizona it he has not declared his intention of becoming a citizen. This not only bars Asiatics, who cannot become citizens, but also a largo number of wealthy Mexicans who live on the American aide of the line but who have maintained their allegiance to the government of Mex ico. A vigorous flpht was made to have the bill apply only to aliens ineligible to citizenship on behalf of tho Mexi can holders of property In Arlzouu There are few Japanese holding LEAGUE BASEBALL Every Day This Week Helena vs Ogden Al Gienwood Park Game Called a; 3:15 p. m. LADIES FREE EVERY FRIDAY 1 WEATHER FORECAST H WEATHER WILL BE CLOUDY. ! r m fcwP . WITH SHOWERS IN NORTH I T PORTION TONIGHT OR SATUR DAY; COOLER IN NORTH POR I TION TONIGHT M I Entered as Second-class Matter at the Postofflce, Ogden, Utah I property In the state though manv Chinese hold title and these, like the I Don-cltlsens among the Mexicans, will be required to dispose of the real St tate titles they now hold within a period of fl.. fears The law exempts only mining claims held by aliens or real property DOCOS sary to the proper wnrkinc of mines Representntli e Japanese conferred with the governor In an effort to in- ( duce him to wt the bill, but he de clined on the ground such a law was necessary in the i n t rest? o! the white race. no TURNS DOWN COMPROMISE Bessie C. Merriman Will Not Accept Offer of Husband to Allow Her to File Cross-Complaint For the Sake of Daughter San Francisco. May 16 Mrs. Bes sie C Merrlam will not accept the compromise offered by her husband Captain Henry C Merrlam. who is su ing her for divorce on charges of mis conduct with Clarence Murphy, a ma Jor on the staff of th governor ;f Louisiana Through her attorneys. Mrs Merrl am made It known to Tudce (iraham todav that she would tight the case to the end In the desire of clearing her good name Captain Merrlam offered to with draw his complaint, allowing his wife to file a cross complaint, charging de sertion, which he agreed not to con test. Judge Oraham urged Mrs Mer rlam to accept, for the benefit of ner 10-year-old daughter Charlotte Thus far no testimony for the d fen tie has been given Judge r.raham set the case for fur ther hearing on May 26. r.n LETTER MAY WIN FORTUNE Negro Janitor Saves Letter Which May Mean Son Will Share in Large Estate es tablishes Partnership in Many Enterprises Chicago. May 16 The practice of Joe Hudlun. negro janitor of the Board of Trade of saving letters tos sed into waste baskets of members j and officials, may win $2.5no.inu for Charles H Baker The latter i a son of the late William T. Baker, at one time president of the board Tly son was remembered in the father'j will, which among other proper disposed of profits from water power enterprises In Seattle and Tacoma, Wash. The plaintiff claims that he was) his father's partner in these projects and that the $2,600,000 which he avers I was his share should be paid him from the estate separately, regard less of share in the remainder of the i estate The letters which tho Janitor has saved for many years Is said to show thai 'he father regarded his business relations with his son as a partnership INVESTIGATE GRAFT CASE Los Angeles Grand Jury Assumes More Secrecy in the Bunco Ring Inquiry Poli tics Responsible Is Charge Los Angeles. Cal . May If. Striv ing to obtain more secrecy while It continues to probe the Bide Issues of the national bunco ring inquiry which Involve an alleged attempt to pro cure the bribery of public officials, the I grand Jury' abandoned its regular Quar I ters today and established Itself In j the adjoining building Edwin T Earl, newspaper publish er, did not appear to continue his tes tlmonj as expected, and It was re- I ported that the Jurors had finished with him. Attorneys and detectives Identified with the Investigation sev eral months ago wcro caJled as vit nesses. it was declared that politics were responsible for the statements con necting Mr Earl with the supposed plau to test tho Integrity of certain county officials in relation to the al legod grafting operations. An Import ant city election is scheduled for next month. According to Dr. L O Wilcoxon. now in Jail awaiting trial on charges of swindling, efforts were made by an attorney to Induce him to attempt the bribery of District Attorney John 1) Fredericks and Sheriff W A. Ham mell with marked money totalling $20,000. MILLIONAIRE I IN CONTEMPT I George H. Bixby Fails j to Appear in Court Again Attorney Says Client Misunderstood J Orders of the Court Answers Charge j I-os Angeles, May 1C George H I'lxhy. the I,ong Beach millionaire. In dicted on charges of having contrlbu ted to the delinquency of two girls, narrowly escaped today being the ob ject of a second beneh warrant In a township Justice court to answer for contempt. Bixby "s failure to respond to a suh poena as a witness at the preliminary examination of Emma J. (Joodman, alias Josle Rosenberg, proprietress of the Jonquil resort, on a pandering charge, caused the first warrant to bo Issued and the millionaire finally sur rendered himself. Justice Reeve continued the Rosen berg case until this morning and when Blxby again failed to respond, the Jus tice said he would Issue another bench warrant Bixby's attorney declared his client had misunderstood the tlmo iel tor the hearing and the matter was set over to a later hour. i nrv RECEPTION. A reception to a large number of gUi xts was given at the home of Charles E Chat lain, 1159 Twenty first street, last evening, when a big sur prise awaited them Instead of the wedding, that their young friends had tw-en led to believe was to occur last j '. eiiitiL'. a reception was held and Mr Chatlaln Int r du ed his bride. Mrs. iv ite Brlem Chatlaln. to whom he was united In marriage April 12. over a month ago Congratulations followed nnd a delightful evening was spent. The bride was attired In a beautiful cream lace gown, over cream messa and carried a lovely bouquet of bride's roses, and the groom wore a suit of conventional black. Music and the serving of refresh m nts rounded out the happy evening. BURGESS -CARTER Miss Ella Barge? and Robert BL i .-rer of Bingham Canyon were mar- H ried al noon today by the Rev. A. E. j Wit tenberger at tho home of the bride's mother. Mrs. D. M Hawkins, H 336 Patterson avenue. The wedding was a quiet one. only the near relatives being present to offer congratulations to the happy young couple. The bride was a former Sacred Heart girl and has many friends In Ogden and the groom Is equally well known and respected. Mr and Mrs. Carter will make their home in Bingham Canyon after a short honeymoon. JUDGE LINDSEY SERIOUSLY ILL Denver. May 16 Juvenile Judge Ben B. Elndsey is critically III at the Battle Creek sanitarium at Battle Creek. Mich., as the result of a seri ous operation for stomach trouble, per formed Monday He Is not expected to leave his bed before the middle of June, if his improvement is most fa rorable, and it is probable that his ill ness will necessitate the cancellation of many of his most important speak ing dates. News of the operation was received in Denver yesterday The Judge went to the sanitarium from N w York City about two weeks ago It was then supposed that n WU suffering from nothing more seri ous than b severe nervous breakdown. TODIY'HAMES I Quakers Defeat Cubs. Philadelphia. May 18. (National) R H. E. Chicago 11 - Philadelphia lft H 1 Batteries Honey and Archer; Rixey and Killifer. Dodgers Beat Cardinals. Brooklyn, May 16 (National i St. Louis 5 11 1 Brooklyn 6 1 3 1 Batteries Bailee, wiiiis. Geyer and Wlngo; Curtis and Miller Giants Defeat Pirates. New York, May 16 ( National. j Pittsburg 1" New York 7 11 2 Batteries O'Toole, Cooper, Catn nitz and Kelly; Mathewson and Mey ers, Hartley. Red Sox Beat Browns. j St Louis. May 16 (American.) I Boston 3 8 0 St Louis 2 8 0 H Batteries Collins and Carrigan; Baumuardner and Agnew. SHAFERHAS DISAPPEARED New York. May 16 Considerablo mystery developed today over tho disappearance of Arthur Shafer. of tho New York Giants. When Shafer played center-field in the game against Pittsburgh at the Polo grounds yes terday and there was nothing about his conduct then to attract attention ; , Qg his tcammntes. Shafer failed to report al th" grounds during the forenoon today and Manager KeOraw said he bad not beard from him ami did not know sH why he absented himself (Additional Bporfl on Page Two.) I