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T :::r.-r UlI J t V 7 U U K 1 1 lll 1 1 U U I U. mtm service that is given the largest pa- -L- 'yl f T VAAWVV' I ! V- WEATHER Local thunder show- . , para In the Urtfted States. a J en this afternoon or tonight; cooler I J FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER w""",Uy ,alf- 1 1 F.rty.,.urth vr-No. a-Pnc. F, c.n... OGDEN CITY, UTAH, fUESDAY EVENING, JULY 21, 1914. .. sco c.. ,,.,., .t .. Po..f. ogi.. f H U. S. REPRESENTATIVE M'OERMOTT TENDERS HIS RESIGNATION I Democrat Sent to Congress by Chicago Union Stock Yards Constituency Facing Censure and Possible Expulsion from House, Forestalls Action by Rising to Ques tion of Personal Privilege and Announcing Voluntary Retirement from Floor. I GUILTY OF ACTS OF GRAVE IMPROPRIETY Charges Made in Lobby Investigation Allege Receipt of Bribes From Manufacturers and Pawnbrokers and Forgery of McCormick's Name to Check, Likewise, Lack of ! f Social and Educational Training and Knowl edge of Public Ethics Necessary to Position. ; Vashlngton, July 21. Aepresenta- James T. McDermott of Illinois wday, on the floor of the house, of fered hie resignation to take effect ' Immediately. McDermott is under charges in connection with the lobby investigation. 5 McDermott, Democrat, representing a constituency which includes the stock yards district of Chicago, was one of the figures in the exposures of Martin M. Mulhall. star witness in the lobby investigation. A majority report of the investigating committee now ready to come before the house, recommends that he be censured with officers of the National Association of Manufacturers. A minority report recommends that he be expelled. Resignation Creates Sensation. His resignation came as a sensation m- today when, immediately after the house had assembled, he arose to a question of personal privilege and of- ch fered it from the floor, declaring he ft "would appeal his case to the people It of the Fourth district of Illinois." rfl He said he had already forwarded his resignation to Governor Dunne j; and had announced himself as a can didate for re-election. He presented lr'. a letter to the speaker announcing his m. resignation. "Unfortunately." he said, "T came to this house a poor mar; fortunately for myself, bow ever taking into consideration the , character of the charges made against ' me, I leave this house a poor man I have been compelled during my ser vices as a member of this house to borrow money from my friends. It n so happened that afterward they be- e came opponents of legislation which m passed this house, affecting their business as pawnbrokers and as li quor dealers r Admits Lack of Training. "It is true I have not had the edu- y catlonal training and perhaps the so cial training and advantages that other members of this house may boast. I have been invited to many places in Chicago and elsewhere that S perhaps some members may thinV above my social station, but I have preferred to associate with the people who sent me to congress and when 1 am at home in Chicago. I am to b" r found at my accustomed haunts and among my old companions, associat i lng with the men and boy in the rd great union stock yards." Mulhall charged that McDermott had permitted him to use his congres sional frank for circulating matter for the manufacturers, and that McDer 5 mott had claimed he had received 1 . $7500 from local pawnbrokers to I work against the federal loan shark I law. and a $2000 campaign contribu tlon from a Chicago browers' as60- I I ciation. Denies Forgery Charge. McDermott's defense was that money received from the pawnbrok y ers was in the nature of personal , loans, and that the brewers had con tributed only $500 out of personal J friendship. He also denied a charge I by Mulhall that he had forged Har old V. McCormick's name to a check for $250 The majority of the inves tigating committee recommending censure, reported McDermott guilty of acts of grave impropriety, unbe coming the distinguished position he holds, and added that "his training j and asociatlons have not given him the ethical perceptions and standards I relative to public office that usually characterize public men " The case was to come before the m house for a vote Thursday. I I INMAN AND HOPPE ! ARRANGE MATCH New York. July 21 Melbourne In roan, the English billiard champion, and Willie Hoppe the American cham pion, arranged the final details for their international championship matches in a conference yesterday. Hoppe lnade a concession to the Eng lishman in agreeing to use 2 1-8 inch balls in the English game instead of the 2 1-4 inch balls originally agreed upon The size finally fixed Is but ' 1-32 of an Inch larger than the nnxi- mm mum provided in the English rules. The first two dates have already ; been fixed and the dates for the third match will not be announced for some time. This third match will be di ll vided between Toronto, Montreal and 1 Winnipeg, Canada. The first match, which starts in this city on September 28, will be played alternately in English and American billiards. " SEEKS DIVORCE, j 1 Provo. July 20 Annie B. Radmall i of Pleasant Grove has filed suit for J 1 divorce on the grounds of cruelty i araLnst Samuel D. Radmall. I BIO LEAGUES SIJFFERDEFEAT Injunction Against Hal Chase Ordered Vacated With $10 Costs to Defendant. TRUST LAW VIOLATED Organized Baseball as Com plete a Monopoly as Can Be Made. Buffalo, N. Y.. July 21. Organized baseball suffered a legal defeat to day when Justice Herbert P Bissell granted the motion to acate the in junction obtained by the Chicago I American League club, restraining Hal Chase from playing with the Buf falo Federnl League club. The lack of mutual obligation in the so-called ten-day clause of the contract under which Chase was playing with the Chicago team, where by the club could terminate the con tract on ten days' notice, while the player was bound under several provi sions of the "national agreement" formed the basis of the decision va cating the injunction That organized baseball is a viola tion of the Sherman anti-trust law was denied by Justice Bissell. on the ground he could not agree that "the business of baseball for profit is in terstate trade or commerce and there j fore subject to the provisions of the ! Sherman act." The court held, how ever, that It was monopoly of the baseball business in contravention of the common law Chase was served with injunction papers June 25. while he was play ing with the Buffalo tea mat Federal park. He has been on the bench j since. In his affidavit on which the ! motion to vacate v. as based. Chase al leged that he gave the Chicago club I ten days' notice of his intention to j leave, at the expiration of which time hp signed the Buffalo contract. Regarding the ten-day clause, Jus tice Bissell said: "The plaintiff can terminal o the contract at any time on ten days' no tice. The defendant is bound to many obligations under the remarkable pro visions of the national agreement The players' contract binds him not only for the playing season of six months from April 14 to October 14, but also for another season, if the plaintiff chooses to exercise its op tion, and if it insists on the require ment of an option clause in each succeeding contract, the defendant can be held for a term of years. His only alternative is to abandon his vo cation. "Can it fairly be claimed that there is mutuality in such a contract9 The absolute lack of mutuality, both of obligation and of remedy, would pre vent a court of equity from making It the basis of equitable reiief by in junction or otherwise The negative coenant under such circumstances is without a consideration to support it and is unenforceable by injunction." Organized Ball a Monopoly. Justice Bissell declared organized i baseball as complete a monopoly of ! the business for profit as any mo nopoly can be made. "It is in con- travention of the common law." he j said, "in that it Invades the right to contract as a property right; .and in that it is a combination to restrain I and control the exercine of a profes sion or calling." The injunction was vacated with $10 costs to the defendant i oo I TODAY IN CONGRESS aenate. Met at noon. Committees entered the last stages of th. ir work on the trust bills. Minority of the banking committee began preparing a favorable report on the nomination of Thomas D. Jones to the federal reserve board. House. Met at 11 o'clock Representative McDermott. Demo crat, of Illinois, under fire In the lob by investigation, announced his reslg nation The sundry civil bill conference re port was considered. A bill for a leasing system for oil and mineral lamte on the public do main was considered by the lands committee. MEXICAN NATIONAL PALACE HAS HAD FIVE TENANTS IN LITTLE MORE THAN THREE YEARS; HOW LONG WILL GEN. CARRANZA STAY? - m 1 rj tub PQ At the left, Francisco de la Barra (top) and Francisco Carbajal; Mexican national palace; Victor iano Huerta and Francisco Madero (center); right, Vennsttano Car- ranza and Porfirio Diaz. On May 25, 1911, Porfirio Diar tepped out of the Mexican presi dency. He has been succeeded in rapia succession by de la Barra, Madero, Huerta and now CarbajaL In a few weeks Carranza will be a tenant. How long trill he retEain7 CROWBSGATHER TO SEELEADERS Intense Interest Shown by AH Classes in Irish Home Rule Crisis. KING MEETS STATESMEN Extreme Aristocratics and Democratic Schools of British Politics in Conference. London. July 21. While the leaders of the Liberals. Conservatives, Na tionalists and Ulster Unionists were in conferenc today at Buckingham Palace endeavoring to find a solution of the home rule problem, prepara tions were being made by the chief unionist organizer for a general elec tion He sent orders to all the con stituencies to prepare for an election three weeks after the conference, as the leaders arp convinced that no matter what may be done at Bucking ham Palace, the House of Commons j soon must be dissolved During the time the conferees sat around the table in Buckingham Pal ace, they found an opportunity to dis cuss many points of differc-noe and before adjourning touched on the question of (Iip exclusion of the coun ty of Tyrone from the operations of the Irish home rule bill, a point which everybody recognizes as the most I thorny one of the whole subject. The general impression prevails that the conference will settle this matter, since nobody believes that the question of the exclusion of one county will be allowed by eight poli ticians possessing the ability of the conferees, to turn th scales for civil war. At the same time it is not thought that parliament will accept any com promise going beyond the offers al ready made and refused and if the House of Commons did do so, Ireland itself would not fall into line. Lordon. July 21. So deep is the I interest taken by the public of all j classes in the crisis which has arisen over the Irish home rule question that great crowds gathered today outside Buckingham Palace to witness the ar rival or the various party leaders, who are to prticipatf In the conference j inaugurated by King George with a view to bringing about a peaceful set tlement. The Right Hon. James Lowther, speaker of the house of commons, who was chosen to preside over the confereuce was the first to put in an appearance He was quickly fol lowed by the night men who represent the various parties Liberal. Unionist, Nationalist and Ulsterite. All came in motor cars with the exception of the marquis of Lansdowne, who w it Iked. King George Receives Statesmen. King George with Baron Stamford hum, his private secretary, received the statesmen in the chamber where the privy council always meets, and he shook hands cordially with all o .hem Probably this was the first time p -4 that John E. Redmond and John Dil lon, the Irish Nationalist leaders, had ever exchanged greetings with their sovereign, as It had been the practice of the Nationalist members of parlia ment to remain away Jrom all func tions where merabeFS-f the house of commons were likely to be brought into contact with royalty. I The meeting of the conservative and liberal leaders on such intimate I footing was apparently friendly but could not have been cordial as Pre mier Asqulth and Andrew Bonar Law have been barely on speaking terms, as Mr. Law practically accused the premier In the house of commons of I lying about recent government plans to suppress the Ulster volunteers. The m:irquis of Lansdowne, leader of the Unionists in the house of lords : and David Lloyd-George, chancellor of the exchequer, two of the other conferees, represent the most extreme aristocratic and democratic schools of British politics and are generally believed to be bitter personal ene mies. At the same time the members of the Irish Nationalist and Ulster Un ionist factions could not have felt much pleasure in finding themselves in such close association. Personal Feeling Chills Meetng. Siuce personal feelings among poll tii ians In the United Kingdom never ran so high as at present, the atmos phere of the gathering could not have been otherwise than extremely chilly and formal. After a brief conversation. King George withdrew from the meeting. The conference after being in ses sion for only about an hour and a half, adjourned until tomorrow. Daily Mail Comment. According to the Daily News, which represents the section of the radicals that resents the king's interference, the king intends to withhold assent from the home rule bill unless the amending bill is presented at the eame time for the royal assent, the court view being that the king Is en titled to take this course because the introduction of the amending bill has vitiated the procedure under the par liament act. . The Daily News believes that it was the difficulty thus raised which compelled recourse to the round-table conference. It adds that the Unionist loaders at first refused to enter the conference except on the condition that there should be a general elec tlon in autumn. This the goernment declined to accede to whereupon the king's summons for a conference was put in the form of a command Instead of a request King George Severely Criticized For the first time in his reign. King George is criticized strongly, though respectfully, by some of the very important Liberal newspapers, which express the belb-r that if hln majesty forced the holding of a con ference on the home rule question he overstepped the constitutional duty of a limited monarchy and interferred with the rights of parliament and the responsibility . of the cabinet The Manchester Guardian says. "Any such transfer of the sub stance of responsibility and initia tive, if it has actually taken place, is of course to be depreialed." The Daily News takes a stronger attitude, saying: "There are profound misgivings on the Liberal benches, where impatience at the obstacles put In the path of the government is reaching the break ing point. It is asked with growing Indignation whether the story of the last two years is to be the experi ence of parliament whenever a liberal government is engaged in passing lib eral measures. Have we only escaped I the domination of the house of lords to discover that the aristocracy has equally formidable resources at its command to defeat the will of the country'.'" Interference of Throne Denounced. The Daily Citizen, the official or gan of the labor unions, under the heading "Buckingham Palace again." denounces the alleged interference of the throne and says: "The house of commons and not some pmate room in a kings palace is the proper place to debate and settle political differences." Several Liberal members of the house of commons opposed to the conference today called a caucus oi their sympathizers, which probably j will adopt resolutions of a similar j character to those passed by the labor I members last night referring to the i undue interference of the crown ! which the labor members said was I calculated to defeat the purposes of the parliament act. uu HE. CAILLAUX PREPARES WORK Rises Early to Get Ready for Second Day's Hearing of Wilful Murder Charge. GOES THROUGH PAPERS Reads Descriptions of Her Dextrous Arrangement of Facts and Their Dramat ic Presentation. Paris, July 21. The most important festimony at the second day'a hear ing in the trial of Madame Calllaux j for the murder of Gaston Calmette j was th it of President Poincare, of the republic, whose deposition was taken by Judge Emile Forlchon, the first president of the court of ap- ! peals. This narrated how Joseph Caillaux. j then a minister of state, had called on President Poincare on the day j ralmette was killed and had specu I lated about the probable publication i in the Figaro of letters between him- j self and Mme Caillaux. In the course of an excited talk, M Caillaux ex l claimed, according to the deposition: "If Calmette publishes the letters, I will kill him." Joseph Caillaux also took the stand I He looked very young to have been premier of France and chief of the important radical party. After relat ing incidents of his private life after his marriage with Mme Gueydan, he writing of the two letters to .Mme explained the circumstances of the Roynourd, who afterward became Mme. Caillaux. His voice trembled and he was ohviously 111 at ease, but he gathered composure as he proceed ed Paris. July 21. Madame Henrirt'e Cnillnux Mi up at 7 o'clock this morning, preparing for the second day's hearing of tho charge against her of the wilful murder on March 10 of Gaston Calmette, editor of the Fi garo. The wife of the former prem ier and minister of finances took an early breakfast and before 8 o'clock was waiting for her husband, who. however, did not call at the prison of the Conciergerie tilj between 9 and 10 o'clock. The prisoner and her husband conversed Cor half and hour and afterward she lunched. "I feel better than I did yesterday." Madame Caillaux said to the solici tous prison warden when he inquired today about her health. The prisoner had previously looked through a mass of morning papers and had found that generally she had been sympathetically treated. Ths stenographic report of her testimony filled sixteen columns in some of the newspapers and besides this there were many appreciations of her dex trous arrangement of facts and of the feeling she had put into her descrip tion of her agony. The court was a little late in as sembling today and Mme Calllaux talked over her case with Ferdinand Labori, her advocate, In a privat3 waiting room. After Judge Louis Al banel and his associates had taken their places on the bence, Madame Caillaux entered the prisoner's en closure with an air of making her self at home She was dressed as on the first day of the trial. She took off her coat and looked quietly around the crowd ed court. Dark circles under her eyes and her quick nervous gestures seem ed to betray the strain she was under going. Joseph Caillaux Among Witnesses. Joseph Caillaux, the prisoner's huB band. then entered the court and took his place among the witnesses. He was accompanied by two detectives, owing to the fact that a group of by standers had hooted him and shouted insults at him as he left the prison .after visiting his wife. Two office boys from the Figaro were tho first witnesses. They de- I scribed the arrival of Madame Cail laux at the offices oi' the Figaro ou the day of the crime They told how she waited and gave uetmls of her entrance into the room occupied by Gaston Calmette and of their hearing shots. One of the boys, Adrien Nicet. crouched down on the witness stand and uttered a series of low cries to show how he had found Calmette who was sheltering himself beniiv.i his desk Paul Bourget on Stand. Paul Bourget the 'immortal" who was with Calmette in his office at the moment when Mme. Caillaux "rard was brought in then told of the incident "'Vou will not see her0 I said. "'I cannot refuse to receive a wo man,' he replied " Maitre Labori then thrilled the overcrowded court room by reading a dialogue from Bourget's novel, "The Demon of the Midi," in which the characters discuss and condemn the publication of the heroine's love let ters. Coming Immediately after Bour get's eulogy of Gaston Calmette. with which he had closed his testimony, the reading of the dialogue by Moitre Labori was regarded by observing I lawyers as a master stroke Maitre Labori's voice was musical and full of dramatic feeling W hen he had concluded, Paul Bourget re marked . "Literature is not life." He agreed, however, that private letters ought not to be published and paid he did not believe Calmette had intended to publish the Caillaux let ters. Scene of Shooting Portrayed. The scene of the shooting was then reconstructed by a succession of em ploves of the Figaro. Charles Giraudeau. a reporter, Hen ri Rouleau, a messenger, and Jean Cercle. a telephone operator related portions of their experiences They said Louis Voisin of the advertising department was talking with Henri Honore. gn artist, and Edourd Mas son. in the mom where Mme Caillaux was waiting to see M. Calmette. "We never mentioned Caillaux.' said Voisin. "as she said yesterday '' Mme Caillaux here interposed, say ing: "I wish to ask M Voisin wheth ! er one of his friends did not say: 'Is the sheet ready.' and whether M. Voi sin did not answer 'We have a great paper on Caillaux tomorrow.' " Den'es Mention of Premier. "That is absolutely false " said Voi sin. Mme. Caillaux "I heard Voisin say to his friend it costs dear but we are letting loose the hunting dogs on all sides Honore was then called and denied that Caillaux had been mentioned and Masson's deposition was read to the same effect. Other members of the staff of the Figaro then testified, among them Louis Latzarus. who gave a vivid de scription of the scene when Mme Caillaux shot M Calmette. Latzarus said he heard shots and ran to Calmette's room, where Cal mette had sunk in a state of collapse in a chair. M. Scirac, he said, was holding a woman by the wrists. She cried : "Let me go. I am not going to es cape " Mme. Caillaux Untroubled. Scirac then let her go. said the wit ness and she stood near the door, clear eyed and with her face neither pale nor flushed She seemed un troubled by the fifteen editors who quickely gathered around her. "She'began to speak," said the wit ness, "saylnc: 'Since there is no jus tice in France. ' "'Shut vour mouth,' said one of the editors after what jfou have done, keep quiet.' i was not speaking to you. said Mme Caillaux." uu TWO MEN BURN TO DEATH- Ottumwa. la.. July 21 Charles Wallace, aged 28. and Charles Hav ner. aged 16. were burned to death early this morning when a restaurant at Fairfield was destroyed by fire. Oue of the men was sleeping and was unable to escape while the other re entered the burning building to res cue his brother, who had In the mean time jumped from a window. y MEXICAN TROOPS DEFENDJAPIM I Zapata Threatens Gateway! to Mexico City and Source of Water Supply. OBREGON AT IRAPUATO H Carranza and Delegates Ex pected to Arrive for Con ference With Carbajal. Mexico City, July 21 Up to an ' I jH early hour today followers of EmlH a no Zapata, the rebel leader, who has been operating in southern Mexico, . I had not attacked Xochimilco, a vll- il lage 20 miles from the capital, which ' place they began to threaten yeater- s Xochimilco, which is the gate to this city and is of great strategic value ; 1 because the capital gets its water supply from the lakes there, is now defended by four thousand federals, the garrison having been reinforced last night by a large body of troops. jl Federal officials stated today that " the place was perfectly safe and that fears of a Zapatista attack on the cap ital itself were groundless. The federals who evacuated San Luis Potosl are concentrating in Gon zales Junction and Queretaro. The Constitutionalist troops. It Is stated here, have begun their advance south yk from San Luis Potosl. k Peaceful Entrance Planned. JH Reports received from Puebla say the governor of that state has sent i ' delegates to confer with Constitution alist leaders In order to arrange for HH their peaceful entrance Into the state I capital Hj ' The Constitutionalists commanded jHB by General Aharo Obregon have ar- iffigj rived in Irapuato. about 160 miles f9 northwest of the capital, and it is re- jyjB ported that they are prepar'ng to ad- yfil vance toward Mexico City. 9R There have been no new develop- rag roents in the political situation. The jK3 general belief is that nothing definite jBI will be done until next Tuesday wnen KBBI General Carranza or his delegates aro ra expected to arrive here to confer with HR President Carbajal. ' Bfcjg Carbajal Decl nes Offers. Kg Generals Orozco and Argumedo and other former revolutionary chiefs H now serving with the government (J?" have offered their services to Presi- jk I dent Carbajal to check the advance of Constitutionalists moving on the fcJ capital President Carbajal has de- clined the offer. K I The Brazilian minister is making K I energetic representations to the for- jty eign office to restore the management ff and operation of the cable office to ff the Mexican telegraph compauy The f cable office was taken over by the f I Huerta government on April 23 and ; - ha since been operated by the gov- ernment. It is belived the restoration of control to the Mexican telegraph company will be made this week. . CHICAGO POLICE I CIRCLES STIRRED i MONTANA EX - CONVICT f ; Mysterious "Man in Gray" 1 Said to Be New York Gun- men Sent to Plot Against I Inspector. I Chicago, July 21. Police circles were stirred today by the declaration 1 thai Rocco Venille. said to be the jjT "man in gray" accused of starting the shooting uhich led to the death of detective Stanley J. Dims and the , wounding of five others last Thurs- day night in the levee district, was i New York gunman who had been 6?:it west after the electrocution of th : murderers of Herman Rosenthal, the gambler. State's Attorney Hoyne was tho author of the statement linking Ve- nllle. who is now In a Chicago hos- I pital suffering from a wound in nis foot, with the New York East-sido gang of gunmen In addition Mr. . Hoyne asserted that he had evidence that Yenllle was sent to Chicago to aid in a plot to put W. C. Dannenberg, inspector of morals in Chicago, and fi! the men on his staff out of the way sj ft that the vice district in Chicago W would not be Interferred with. ff Gunman's History. Ill Eight years ago. according to the information obtained by the states I- attornev Venille, who is a cousin ; of Joseph Torrio. business manager 1 for James Colosimo. levee district I cafe owner, shot and killed a man in .g- BiUings, Mont. The victim. the state's attorney said. was nam-d ft lMistick. Venille fled to Butte. jf uas arrested, tried and sentenced for fifty years. After serving less than K;; eight years, he was released. B1 A cleaning out such as the old levee Mg district has never known is promised fE for Twpntv-second street and Its en- virons with the advent or Captain fflg Max ootbarar as the commandite police officer in the district in the Kj place of Captain Ryan, trans erred. E sviu , lean out the district in -m thirty davs and maybe quicker than that " said Captain Nootbarar as Je im took up his work today "The chiefs g orders are to drive 'em out and l m going to keep them moving till the m district is clean."