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Unsettled Snnd'iy and Monday. ^ l'robahly rain. THE SUNDAY TELEGRAM FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE BY LEASED WIRE VOL. 2, NO. 25. CLARKSBUKU W. VA., SUNDAY. MAY 14, 1916. FIRST SECTION PRICE FIVE CENTS GREATEST ARGUMENT TO BE READY FOR WAR .CIVIC PARADE IS GREATEST EVER 'New York Expresses Its Atti tude on the Question of National Preparedness. WOOD DRAWS A LESSON Army Officer Declares the In terest Shows a Great Na tional Awakening. N?w York ex natfonalatt" ude on the question of: national preparedness today by hold- i WstoSr ?8trefhteSt ClVlc ?rarade In the nistorr of the country. An almoRt 1 nmted'at* h0M ?f"'0n and "?? matedat more than 150,000 represent ^ftronolT/1"8 ?l ,n the =? metropolis marched for twelve hours rmtrtnHa .east behind bands playing patriotic alra, through flag bedecked and? of eh? T'"h hundreds or thous-! ands of cheering spectators. All the I un til" ?nd trados whlch '"okc represented * thc c"y In one dlvlBlon were the strew th!fePT 1? 'hheIr unlf??? o' white 3us cos nf ^? WCre ,he ^'Knitled York Th. ?Upremo CO"" "f New I. . Pcrc also v'cre the clergv? inatkra ?[ represen'lnK every denom nurees' iS??' phy.slc,anfl' trained; nurses, \eterans of the Snanlsh fhTm?a? war"~an were tn lino, nut of ..p?p,l,ar dlvl3lon was made inAn ? ? 8 10'000 national guards whoTrmf^M5'' cnya,ry and artillery *?o brought up the roar. , Wood Talks. This, declared .Major General ^rtment,Vof0d,i,in^0mmnnd of tlle d?-1 partment of the East, who reviewed ' 1??P? i?' "Is ,he 8rea(?st argument nren?r?5l ever kno? favor of are at nre??8 - aPllr,St elemon" that are at present unknown. Every nrn men fc represented by ltB best?by 1 touch ?Uties brlnK them into touch with afTairs of state. ' trades T!haPP"ed to the varlous trades. It shows an Interest in Dre rivaI I"" that amount? to a national ? ?? ?enln(r- T1"?t is what we need ? " 'bows that the time has come to tlon??mel * ln t,le raatter of na tional preparation. inJatV?*1 ?IVlC army beKan """"ch ina ' I"' and the last ?f thpm had not passed the staniHa'-Madiw*! Square until 9:39 o'clock tonight. nlc?n.,^illmmT . pageant began aus" Vlfch.i a as Mayor John P. Jr.,i i a party of municipal of Hr ?i? I 1 clty ha" at tho head of the first division, an aeropleno appeared above lower Broadway and hovered around the great skyscrap ers. The paradors marched ran'dly, more than 10,000 passing a given point within an hour. When the first division disbanded after walkini? the; full length of lower Fifth avenue to Fifty-seventh Btreet, the mayor, ac-' companled by Major General Wood! and Rear Admiral Nathaniel Usher In command of the New York navy yard ' left their carriages and took seats in : the reviewing stand. Except for an hour for luncheon they remained an til the parade was over. Governor Whitman, who viewed the demonstration from a flag draped balcony of the Union League Club de clared it was the most remarkable ex ample of patriotism and civic pride he has ever witnessed. With few excep tions the marchers carried small American flags, most of them also wore button hole emblems. At fre-j Quent intervals came one of the two hundred bands and tho musicians were the only persons ln the civic di \ision who wore uniforms. The women's division estimated to number between 3,000 and 6,000, be gan to appear before the reviewing stand about 6 o'clock. Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, ?r., and Mrs. J. Borden Harrison were among those in line, following were the National Guardsmen who began filing past the stand at 8 ; (Continued on page 2, first section) RATS OSAir BABV. + ?J* (BY ASSOCIATtO PB*SS> ?%? * HUNTINGTON, May 13?Rats + "> attacked a sleeping two months ? + old infant In its cradle near + + Sheridan, Lincoln county, yes- ? + terday morning, gnawing the ? + babe to death beforo the mother + + could drive thorn away. Tho ? + baby was the son of Mr. and + + Mrs. James AdklnB, well known + + farmers of that county. A huge + + rat returned to the crib later + + and was killed. + + + ififT 10 GO EARLY TO PRESIDENT With Senate and House Now Agreed It Will Be Passed Early in the Week. (BY ASSOCIATIO PRUI) WASHINGTON, May 13.?A stand ing army of 206,000 men capable of being expanded In emergency to 254, 000 and backed by a federalized na tional guard of 4 25,000 as a reserve, Anally was agreed on today by House and Senate conferees on the army bill. Tho agreement will be report ed to Congress early next week and the measure, the first of the adminis tration preparedness bills, is expected to be before President Wilson for his signature soon afterward. Advocates of adequate national de fense recognized the conference agreement as a triumph. The compromise Detween the House and Senate measures was affected af ter weeks of struggle against an in sistent demand from House conferees for a standing army of only 140,000 'ben, and until today it had appeared that the Senate mlfht be forced to yield. The Senate bill provided for 250,000. The minimum enlisted strength would be attained under the conference agreement within the next five years and it is stipulated that at no time shall the total be less than 160,000. The conference report also pro vides for government nitrate manu facturing plants to cost not exceed ing $20,000 for vocational education In the regular army and for estab lishment of military training camps for volunteer citizens whose transpor tation, clothing and subsistence ex penses while training would be paid by the fed era, goverment. The train ing camp feature as finally approved Is regarded as compensation In a measure for the volunteer reserve of 261,000 men which the conferees wero forced to abandon on insistence froifi the HouBe. SIEHfJJUI Is an Announcement Made by Lloyd's Shipping Agency in City of London. (BY ASSOCIATED PHBSSl LONDON, May 13.?Tho British steamer Eretrla, of 3,464 tons gross, has been sunk Lloyd's shipping agen cy announced this evening. The Bretria was about 341 feet long and 47 feet bear, built at Port Glasgow in 1901 and owned in St. John. Ship ping records reported it as arriving at Tampa, on April 15, from Bor deaux and sailing on April 19 for Lapallce, Franoe, BR YAN IS BRA YING MORE ABOUT PEACE Declares That Democrats in Orcter to Win "Must Move toward Peace." ny AMoeiAYiD miaa) LINCOLN, Neb., May in,?Tn ft signed article published toddy Wil liam Jennings Bryan declares the Democratic party must, In order (o ?win the coming campaign, "move to ?ward peace," and thereby capture the "peace" element of the Republi can party. He boglns hla article by quoting from a Chicago newspaper a editorial In which Mr, Wilson la called a minority president, la that he re ceived fewer votes than FrJoenvelt and Taft combined and says the Dem ocrats most face the fact that a unit ed Republican party will enter the campaign with a popular majority of 1,800,000 votes. Continuing he says; "To the normal Republican advan tage must be added the disaffection among German and Irish Democrats. Without attempting to decide wheth er the president was wise or unwise in taking the course that alienated them, the party Is confronted with the fact that this alienation will cent 41 a largo number of to defeat the party in several close slates. From what source oan we' draw the number of recruits neces sary to give the party a fighting chance from one source and from one source only, namely the peace ele ment of the Republican party? We cannot draw votes from the war ele ment. "There Is a peace element in the Re publican party as shown by vote cast for Henry Ford In Michigan, Nebraska, and other states. This is the only ele ment to which the Democratic party1 oan appeal and to appeal to this ele ment It will be necessary to do more then has yet been done. If any consid erable number of Republicans felt friendly to the president they would have shown ft by writing In his name as their ohoice when they expressed themselves at the primary, '"If this element Is to be conciliated it must t? done by a move toward peace. The opportunity is here. The Gorman government In accepting this government's position in the subma rine controversy gives as one of Its reasons for doing so much unwilling ness tn be responsible for extending 9F S?F?fMHng fte waf." PLOT, LIAISON. CONFESSIONAL. GOLD AND WRONGED GIRL FIGURE IN CHICAGO SUIT i .... Mrs. Anna L. Matters (sketched in court). ? CHICAGO, May 13.?Mysteries, al leged liaisons, betrayed innocence, fake operations, unexplained sudden death, the powerful force of the con fessional, perjury, guilty conscience, fondling babies everything to make up a tremendously sensational movie is found in the Matters baby case, now being heard in Chicago. The question which the court must decide is whether Mrs. Anna L. Mat ters is or is not the raotheT of the infant which she brought back with h?t from th* MisaricorfH* hogfrilal Ottawa, Canada, last September. The charge Is made that Mrs. Matters Is not the babe's mother, but that the real mother Is Miss Jessie Bryan, the complainant in the suit, a Canadian girl who was betrayed by her lover. Upon the court's decision rests the disposition of the $200,000 estate of | Fred Matters, the defendant's hus I band, who is dead. In stating the complainant's case ? to the jury. Attorney Daniel G. ' Ramsey declared ho was ready to prove that the baby did not belong to Mrs. Matters, that she deceived the nuns at the Misericordia hospital, ; with the connivance of Detective Mellon, and that she made the nurse | and doctor,vcomn)it perjury in their ' testlmohy about the birth of the I child. Mutter*'* My*teriotis I>w?th. The attorney went on to say that after the death of Mr. Matters, which was under peculiar circumstances, Mellon went to Canada and later was met by Mrs. Matters In Now York, where they were registered at tho (Continued on page 10, first section) <? + + >0 VERDICT YET. * + + 4s <BT AMOCIATID PNK,?1 + LOS A3SGEU53. May 13?The + + jury in the trial of David Cap- * ? lan, charged with murder for ?h ? complicity in the destruction of + the Ix)s Angeles Times building 4? + in Octobor, 1910, continued its + ? deliberations tonight in an of- + ? fort to determine whether the + ? defendant was in any manner + + responsible for the death of 4? <? Charles Hagerty, one of the + ? twenty employes killed in the + ? explosion. 4? ? ?f STRIKE NOTICE Is Served by Union Machinists on the Commandant ot the Government Arsenal. (?V ASSOCIATED PRK??1 ROCK ISLAND, Ills., May 13.? Union machinists at the government arsenal here served notice on Colonel George W. Burr, commandant at the arsenal, today that beginning next Tuesday they would quit work until their wages were adjusted so that they would be the same as paid in Chicago for similar work. The ma chinists number about 900 of the 2,000 men employed here, FORGE Is to Be Used In Taking Santo Domingo City from the Rebels There. iwr Atsoci.rro SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican tte publio, May 18.?W, W, Russell, the American minister, today notified the leaders of tho rebels holding Santo Domingo city that unless the city was evacuated by Sunday morning it would bo taken by force. Diplomatic and oonsuiar representatives here have been given notification to this bgect MOTES EXTENDED. IB* ASBOCIATKO PHI,.) ST. LOUIS. May 13.?An extension of the twenty-four million in gold notes of the Missouri Pacific railway with a receiver's guarantee attached was authorized by Circuit Judge Hook In the fedoral district court today. The order was entered on potitlon of the c?8fi?ef for the Fecejvoc. EXTRA TAXES WILL PAY FOR Of the Federal Government De clares Leader Kitchin, of the House Democrats. CIV AIIOCiATKD ????? WASHINGTON. May 13.?Tuxes or. Incomes, inheritances and war munitions will or depended upon to jicy for the preparedness program, Chairman Kitchin of tha house ways and means commutes said tonight Af ter a conference with Secretary Mc Adoo. The plan has the support, Mr, Kitchin said, of President Wil son. What amount will have to be raised cannot bo determined until the nnval and army bills are completed. Mombors of the ways and means com mittee will begin work on this prob lem as quickly as possible. Other than a decision not to lower the present exemeptlon limit for In comes, (3,000 for unmarried and >4,000 for married men, none of ihe details of the tax plan has been worked out, Plans for Impos ing stamp taxes on manufactured tobacco, liquors, beer, gasoline and other articles, Mr, Kitchin said, had been definitely abandoned. He de clared the plan of taxation deoldeil on would affect only those beet able to pay the levy, falling exclusively on the wealtny and on foreign na tions engaged In war, The big I preparedness revenue megsure will not be introduced In Tongross until after the conventions. Between now and that time the speeding up campaign Inaugurated recently would be continued with a view to disposing of all other busi ness by early July, If possible. WANT PROHIBITION'. (BY AtSOCIATVO nttSS} GLASGOW, Scotland, Mar 13, via London.?The largest demonstration by women ever held In Scotland oc curred here today when, as a protest against the manufacture and Sate of liquor during the war. thirty thous and women, headed by bands, march to the green where speeches were tanfe prohibition. BORDER CONFERENCE RESULTS VERY WELL DESPERATE FIGHTING BEFORE VERDUN FORT Almost Continuously with Both the Germans and the French Launching Thrusts. (?V ASSOCIATED ?????> Desperate fighting Is proceeding al most continuously before Verdun. Both the Germans and the Fronoh are launching thrusts at various points along tho opposing lines. Claims to any pronounced advantage In this fighting aro put forth by neither Paris nor Berlin, each side declaring that attacks by the other have been repulsed. The principal i ftort of the Germans appears to have beon exerted noar Fort Douaumont wnero successive assaults were direct ed at the French defenses. All were repulsed. Paris declares. Ou their own account, tho French claim lo have made some progress In tho vicin ity of Hill 287, northwest of Verdun, while Berlin asserts that a French attack southwest of Dead Man Hill In this region was repulsed and that assaults on the Gorman linos in tho Avocourt and Falancourt woods, lo the southwest, were fruitless. In the East tho Germans aro dis playing pronounced activity along tho Riga-Dvinsk front, and Potrograd In dicates an expectation of a deter mined drive by Field Marshal von Hindenberg in this region In tho very near future. It in not bolieved in the Russian capital, however, that any gonoral of fensive by the Germans on the Rus sian front Is In immediate prospect. An offensive by the Germans against the British expeditionary force in tho German East-Africa has beon barren of result, according to an official statement from London. JESS WILLABD And Fred Fulton Are Matched for a Fight the Next Labor Day. <?T AIIOClATIL CHICAGO, May 13.?Jess Willsrd and .Fred Fulton were matched here tonight for a fight next Labor day, according to announcement by Mike Collins, Fulton's manager. Tom Jones signed for Willard, the fight to be "ten rounds or more" before tho club offering the most money. Wil lard was promised two-thirds of the purse and Fulton one third. Bids, according to Collins, will bo received up to July 1st. David Griffith, he said, Informally offered $37,600 to bring the contest to St. Paul| ' MINES 10 CLOSE As a Result of Failure to Agree on a Wage Scale for the Miners. (BY ABSOClATID PHISM CENTRAL CITY. Ky., May 13?As a result of failure to agree on a wnge scale the Western Kentucky Coal Operators' Association notified Presi dent Pollock, of district No. 23, of United Mino Workers of America, that all members of the association will close their mines on May 1/5. The only mine which will continue working Is the Central City mino, whose management announcod that it would pay the miners' demands. President Pollock has advised tho 5, 200 members of the miners' union to prevent any lawlessness and to assist the operators In keeping the pumps going until work is resumed. FIRE SET To a School House By a Party of Mexican Horse Thieves in Their Retreat. (?v <iioeiATin rann LAREDO, Tel., May 13.?An fit tempt last night by a party of horse men believed to have been Mexicans to capture a number of horseB from the farm of Ambrose Johnson, eigh teen miles northwest of Laredo waa frustrated by the ranch foreman, who opened fire on Che marauders. The horsemen fled toward the Rio Grande. One hour later, a school house a mile from tho ranch was dis covered In flames. The building was partially destroyed. PARADES FORBIDDEN. fWT A.BOCtAT.O DUBLIN, May 18, 7! 30 p, m.? General Maxwell, commanding the British forces in Ireland today issued a proclamation forbidding all paindes tuid political ar athletic meetings in Ireland without written police au thority. TROOPS MOVING. tar A..9CUT.0 nm) ' DENVER. Colo., M*y 13?8cvon hundred troops of the Fourteenth Infantry from Forts Lawton and George A. Wright, Wash., passed through Donvor early tonight for Douglas, Arl>. ++++++?+???+??+? ? ? + MAN 8AVKS CATTLK ? + AT COST OV HIS LIFK. ? ? ? ?j* !?* AatOCIATID FftMSt + ? COSHOCTON, 0? amy 13.? ? + Frank Ulman, ngod JS, of ? + Spring Mountain. Hi la county, ? 4- la clone to (loath tonight, ? + pbyslclanB say. Several days ? ? ago ho underwent a serious ? ? operation and tho doctora told ? + him to stay'In bod a while. Ho ? ? oboyed Instructions until today, ? ? when his hain , caught tire. ? + Then ho JunjpW out of bed and ? + rushed out n> tho burning ? + structure to rescuo his llvo ? ? stock. Ho savod Ills cattle but ? ? suffered a relapse from which ? + It Is doubtful If ho will rotover. ? + \ ? TO INTERVENE i IN 110 IS ; ? III OF LEWIS If That Country Continues to Yield to Outside Influences against United States. NEW YOHK, Muy 13.?"Interven tion In Mexico Is certain to com* If that country continues to ylold to In fluences outside of Moxlco that nre exciting opposition to the United PtateB In whatever It undertakes," declared Uijltel States Sonntor James Hamilton Lewis, In an address before the Society of Patriots rfrid Founders here tonight. "Unless the harrasslng of the Unit ed States and Its citizens In Mexico coases, It will be tho duty of this county," ho said, "to overcome the opponents of peace and order and aid In establishing a stable government In Mexico, leaving to the people of that country through the expression of the ballot, the selection of their officials. The president of the United States has no desire to take this course. "His anxiety Is for freedom of country and liberty of Individual. If Mexico will glv'e him a chance to ac complish this In Moxlco by any other method than that of Intervention, then the president will gladly avail himself of such opportunity, but If every effort undertaken by him Is to bo obstructed by those whose pur pose It Is to continue lawlessness and to repeat wherever possible the as saults upon the lives of Americans, President Wilson In response to the demand of his own country will havo nothing loft to do but that which Prosldent McKlnley did In Cuba, which met the approval of the Amer ican republlo, to Intervene to estab lish order In Mexico, to punish the assailants of Americans and to se cure liberty and Justice by an order ly method of republican form of gov ernment. "The pnoplo of tho United States have now roaohod tho point where they are ready to oboy the command of the president calling for such ac tion whenever he shall Issue It." WOMEN TO MEET. (?V AMMtAfM CHARLESTON, May 13?A moot ing of federation of women's clubs in the Third congressional district of WeBt Virginia has been called for next Wednesday at St. Albans. Prom inent club women from all over the state* will be In attendance. Carranza Troops Are Co-oper ating with the American Forces in Mexico. NO FORMAL PROTOCOL American Operations Are to At tain Considerable Magni tude Funston Indicates. (?T A.IOCIAIID r? It.1 WASHINGTON, May 13.?Imita tion* reached tho war department' to day that the Scott-Obregon border conferences, although offlctally do-' Kcrlbcd an having ended In a dead lock, net tinilj- had resulted In closer co-oporatlon between the American and Carrania forces In Mexico, and there wore Intimations that no writ ten agreement had been drawn up by the conference because they decided more coald be accomplished without one. Oeneral Scott telegraphed that General Obregon had Indicated a fear a sto the effect a formal protocol for tius presence of American sol diers on Mexican soli might hare on Mexican public opinion In the view of General Carranta's demand for withdrawal, presented more than a month ago. This generally was ic cepted here as explaining the failure of the conferees to go further than an unwritten gentlemen's agreement as to methods of co-operation In the campaign against banditry. Evidenc es that this agreement was being car ried out came today In ofllclal tele grams reporting tho movement of both American and Carrania troops. General Scott telegrapliod that he hod assurances from Gonoral Obre gon that tho commanders had been ordered to campaign against bandits, both about I'arral and along the Chi huahua border In the region of the Dig Bend raids. General Pershing reported that In accordance with Instructions follow ing tho border conferences ho was nbovlng the American lino of com munication and drawing In his scout ing patrols with Carrania troops ad< vnnclnff toward the border adjoining the Big Bend region. Reports from General Funston Indicated that American operations were to attain considerable magnitude. An ontlro n.otoriruek company has been trans ferred from Columbus to Marathon. Tex., to form the line botween Mara thon, as the base, and Major l.ang liorn's troopers pursuing the bandits who raided Bouqulllas and Glenn Springs. TO KWIimc NCgUllltllOIlH. Whllo co-operative military move ment!! arc proceeding, diplomatic ne gotiations for the formal protocol covering the American expedition are expectod to be reaumed next week by Secretary Lansing and Ellseo Ai-re dondo, Carranza's ambassador bore. General Scott' will return Monday from the border to report to Secre taries baker and Lansing. That General Carrauza Is waiting for Washington to make the npxt move was Indicated, today by Mr. Ar redondp, and by Special Agent Rod gers, at Mexico City. The former said he was nwaltlng Instructions and Mr. Rodgers telegraphed that General earranza had not indicated that he would make immediate renewal of his demand for withdrawal. That customs restrictions which have pre vented shipment of ammunition to Carranza authorities would be contin ued. while the diplomatic discussions proceed was also indicated. It was (Continued on page 2, first section.) ILLEGAL Is the Call for Miners Meeting Ac cording to Hargrove. (?T A(VOCIATKO nu*l CHARLESTON, May 13.?George Hargrove, acting president of District No. 17, United Mine Workers ?t America, today Issued a circular let ter, In which he says a call for a meeting of minors to be held In Charleston May 23, by officials of their union locals In Fayette county, is Illegal. The locals want a means of conducting their own affairs and not be under the Jurisdiction of the acting ofllcers of the 'district. BANDITS CAPTURED . BY THE REGULARS And the Northern Part of Mex ico is Likely to Be Rid of Outlaws Soon. (ay MfociATio paras! TORREON, Max., May 13. via El Paso Junction, May 13.?The notori ous bandit leader, Pedro Cedlllo, who lias Infested northorn Vera Orni, two officers and fifty men were killed In an engagement with government forces under General Bngenlo Lopes, at Cuydad Dalmase, Fifty of the bandits surrendered, General Lopez captured Crtldad Del Mali and in further skirmish ing killed Pedro Cedlllo'o brother, Martin. The fifty captured .bandits will executed. The Carranza losses are few. The battle with the Cedllloa Is looked upon as the successful begin ning of a campaign that will clcar northern Vera Crui ot bandits, Gen eral Nafarrats, now at Tamplco, wired General Jacinto Trevlno here that ha had taken over direction of the cam paign with the exception ot the port of Tuxpan. General Trevlno, who Is commander ot the military division, of the Northeast, in announcing to day he would leave next Tuesday for Ohlouahna City to take command of campaign to dear up the bandits of Ooahulia. said he hoped the Ameri can troops would co-operate actively in bringing the hunt to a prompt ter mination, The general sald.ljp;fjffi ready was moving large bodies of troops into the Infested region. General Jose Santos has reported to General Trevlno from Pan-as that he has entirely wiped out the Chacon band of outlaws. Twenty-six were killed In a battle and eleven were captured and executed. Chacon was the only bandit loader who refused an offer ot amnesty.