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mw yira DAILY AMD TBS WEEKLY MEWS THE BEST NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION IN EASTERN NEVADA, INDISPENSABLE IP YOU WOULD KEEP ABREAST WITH WHAT IS GOING ON IN THB WORLD. —THB DAILY NEWS ENJOYS THE LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY PAPER PRINTED IN THE ELY DISTRICT. BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD. IT ALSO ENJOYS THE LARGEST CONFIDENCE GIVEN NT ^ NEWSPAPER IN THB DISTRICT FOR THB mnABfiv THAT IT IS KNOWN TO BE CONSERVATIVE AND CORRECT IN ITS STATEMENTS AND FAIR TO EVERY INTEREST IN TERRITORY IT OOVMI. MM HITE PINE NEWS 7^ iffrftyT.TgwT.n ttj EAST ELY, WHITE PINE COUNTY, NEVADA, FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 1910._VOL. XU NO. 144. Hi • ■ ■ >, . Philadelphia Labor Lead ers MqkeGains-Attacks on Street Cars Lessen - PHILADELPHIA, March 10.—En couraged by their success yesterday In breaking Into the ranks of unor ganized tabor, the union labor lead ers continued their campaign today to swell the army of sympathetic strikers. The successful proselyting among employes of the Baldwin Locomotive works Is likely to lead to a cam paign against other large in dustrial plants which are considered “open shop” places. . Aided by recruits from other cities, the Rapid Transit company today operated more cars than on any day since the strike was declared. A few attacks were made on the new crews but were not serious. These assaults were confined alto gether to the outlying sections of the city. To the threat or a country wide strike if the local traction heads did not agree to arbitration the company officials made curt response, announc ing they had said their last word on arbitration and if the wide spread ■trike depended on their yielding the ■trike would come. Evidences, how ever, were given by the employers of many classes that they were confident | ^national strike would not be forced ‘■Mp'^iat the sympathetic movement ^£re ‘evould wear itself out. Several firms \ announced that their hands were returning to work. Possible trouble' was indicated by the an nouncement that the strikers would hold art open air mass meeting in the National league baseball park to morrow*. The police declared that the meeVing would not be permitted. The mert reiterated their intention of meeting} but say order wi’l pre vail. An important accession to me ranks of'the strikers was announced tonight ^rom Camden, N. J., where 1,600 carpenters went out. About the same number quit work at subur ban points and the men declared if necessary V,200 carpenters would be called outv. in Montgomery chunty, adjacent to Philadelphia tomorrow. A campaign to dissipate the im pression wiiich apparently prevails throughout fhe country, that Phila delphia is in the grip of terrorism, and is not d*>fe for nor a pleasafit place to visit, yas inaugurated by the merchants and\, manufacturers" asso ciation today. , Resolutions Adopted by the associa tion's directors \say exaggerated re ports of the conditions here have been circulated. What outbreaks oc curred have been \nostly in the out lying districts, and', have been easily handled by the locaj police, say the resolutions. '■ It is declared that Philadelphia is anything but excited over conditions and that except for the printed re ports, “the majority of the citizens would be ignorant that anything but normal conditions prevail.” ' CAIN’S BRAND ON ROYAL FLUSH. MAYFIELD, Pa., March 10.—Draw ing a royal flush in a poker game, Anthony Maravich was so unstrung that heart trouble followed and he was found dead in bed in the morn-1 lng. The death of Ibsen made BJornstjerne Bjornson, the fnmous Norwegian author who went to Paris for medical treatment, the lending figure In Scandi navian literature. The works of Bjornson are placed by critics among the masterpieces of the world's literature. They comprise prose, verse and dra matic productions. The picture is one of the last taken of Bjornson and shows him and Mme. Bjornson In the streets of Rome. He was horn Dec. 8, 1832. FILES SUIT ALLEGING District Attorney C. R. Reeves, acting for White Pine county and for himself as a taxpayer, last night filed with the clerk of the district court an action against J. M. Lock hart, and J. E. Stevens, H. C. Nichol son and J. C. Wheeler, the latter three as members of the board of county commissioners asking that the claim of Lockhart for $150 as sal ary for services as special legal ad viser to the county board for Febru ary be adjudged invalid and that the commissioners be permanently re strained from allowing the claim, as well as that the costs of the suit be assessed to the defendants named. In the complaint it is recited that Mr. Lockhart'flled the claim in ques tion on March 7th, and that Mr. Reeves made known in writing on the face of the bill his objections to Its payment; that the claim was tabled for the period of ten days in order that the plaintiff, Reeves, might bring an action to test the validity of the claim. Mr. Reeves asserts in • SECOND BRIEF IS • • FILED BY STANDARD • • - • • WASHINGTON, March 10.— • • A second brief in the Standard • • Oil appeal to the Supreme • • Court of the United States was • • filed today by others of its • • counsel. It is in addition to • • that filed on Tuesday and is • • signed by John G. Johnson, of • • Philadelphia, John G. Milburn • • and Frank L. Crawford of New • • York. • GALL FOR A STATE VOTE ON QUESTION GENERAL STRIKE _ \ mPennsylvania Federation Committee ™ Would Have Response in t5 Days NEW CASTLE, March 10.—A committee of nine appointed yesterday to devise means for carrying into effect a resolution calling for a state mil possibly a country wide labor strike, the event arbitration in the labor situation falls at Philadelphia, reported to the convention of the Pennsylvania State Federation of Labor here today. The committee an nounced it had issued a request to all local union organizations to call special sessions to vote on the question of a state wide strike within fif teen days and report the results by wire to the president of the State Federation. • TROOPS ARE ORDERED • o TO SARATOGA STRIKE • • - • • SCHNECTADY, N. Y„ March • • 10.—companies E. and F. of the • • Second regiment were today or- • • dered to proceed to Saratoga • • immediately for strike duty. • • •••••••••••••a the complaint that there is no law authorizing the commissioners to create the office of special legal ad viser to the board and to fix a salary for such services. It is further de clared that the action of the commis sioners employing Mr. Lockhart as special legal adviser is "an attempt to absorb the legal vested rights from the people whereby they select their agents and Instead of the Board of County Commissioners being the agents of the people of White Pine County in this matter, the people be come the subjects of said board." DEFENDS RESTAURANT HASH. Self-Styled Puglists Badly Done Up for Reflection on Dish. NEW YORK, March 10.—Millard Roper, proprietor of a restaurant, has an idea that he makes the best hash in Brooklyn. So when Fred Burns, who says he has stood in the ring with Fitzsimmons, ordered a plate of hash and then declared it was full of shoestrings, Roper felt all cut up. When Dr. Loeb, of the Williamsburg hospital, and Police man Burk suceeded in reviving the villifier of the Roper hash, Mr. Burns said he had been fanned with a billiard cue until he took the count. In the Bedford avenue police court Magistrate Higginbotham prevailed upon both men to shake hands and withdraw their cross charges of dis turbing the peace. CALL YOUNG GIRL RORRRR. Police Say She Has Held Up Men and Looted Houses. PITTSBURG, March 10.—A beauti ful young woman of 18 years, whom the police claim for the past three months has been holding up men at the point of guns In the fashionable East End district late at night and taking money from them as well as robbing the swellest boarding houses, was placed under arrest here late last night and today was sent to jail In default of $3,000 bail. She Is charged with larceny. The young woman appears on the police dock et as Lillian Smith, but she frankly admits that this Is not her name. Proprietresses of several boarding houses and owners of some private homes appeared against the young woman this morning and told how she had come to their places at dif ferent times and represented herself as a telephone girl looking for a boarding house. Her beauty and ap parent Innocence apparently won for her and she usually was given the best room in the house, from which she would disappear in a few days, taking all the money she had been able to find and at the same time all the really line clothes of the women boarders of the house. The young woman was Identified through a stolen silk shirt-waist by the former owner. All Avalanche Victims Out Today-Short Line Now Tied Up by Floods WELLINGTON, March 10.—The Great Northern snow fighting trains will break through the huge drifts which obstruct the line in the next day or two. Already freight trains are being started from Spokane. The body of the last woman was taken from the wreckage of the ava lanche and sent to Seattle last night. The bodies of eighteen passengers and nine trainmen still remain in the ruins. Assuming that the unidentified bodies recovered, ten in number, are those of laborers killed in the smok ing car, 67 bodies have been recover ed, leaving, it is estimated, about 45 to be brought out. Rapid work is pos sible now and is being rushed as fast as it can be carried. It is expected that tomorrow will see the last body out. OGDEN, March 10.—Traffic on the Oregon Short Line Idaho division is at a standstill today owing to the loss of a large bridge between Mont pelier and McCammon, Idaho. The trestle was swept out this morning uy the flopd waters of Bear river. Trains are being detoured over the Unfon Pacific to Ogden. At 6 o'clock tonight the first through passenger train to leave Car lin, Nevada, started through Palisade canyon and westward to the coast. This train was expected to go through last night but the repairs were not concluded as rapidly as ex pected. It is believed the train will go through tonight without fail, al though it will be delayed by slow running at several points. WASHINGTON, March 10.—Infor mation was received at the postof fice department from Superintendent Valle at Seattle, Wash., that the body of Mall Weigher Fred J. Bohn had been recovered from the debris of the crnyon. The telegram stated that all the registered mall on train No. 25 has been recovered. The body of Substitute Hiram Townslee has not been found. The postofflce depart ment announces that malls from the east for Pacific coast points probably will not be interrupted, as the lines affected by the washouts and ava lanches will have been repaired by tomorrow. COUNCIL BLUFFS, March 10.— Before the noon adjournment of Judge Smith McPherson’s court to day, a Jury had been secured for the trial of J. C. Maybray and his alleged confederates on charges of wholesale swindling by means of fake sporting contests. Ed McCormick, Thos. Gay, Freu Mull and Geo. R. Morrison, other supposed members of the band, were also arraigned today. Questioning of the prospective jur ors disclosed the fact that several of them had been “talked to” by men who claimed to be victims of the de fendants and Judge McPherson or dered the U. S. marshal to take steps to bring the guilty persons before the court. Pleading guilty to a charge of con spiracy to defraud in connection with the widespread swindling operations charged against John C. Maybray and eighty other defendants, Bert R. Shores, William S. Harris and Frank N. Marsh this afternoon threw them selves on the mercy of the federal court. Sentence was deferred. Early in the day these three men with thirteen other defendants had been arraigned and pleaded not guilty. Marsh said that he had talked the matter over with Shores and Harris ••••••••••••••••a o • • THE MARKETS. • • - • • NEW YORK, March 10.— • • Lead quiet, $4.60 to $4.65. Cop- • • per weak, spot 12.87% to • • 13.10. May 12.80 to 13.15. Sil- • • ver 60%. • • - • • CHICAGO, March 10.—May • • wneat closed at $1.13. • • • • •••••••••••••a and that they had decided to plead guilty and "take our medicine.” Marsh also declared he would not turn government evidence, but it is believed Shores and Harris will do so. Marsh is an all-around athlete and has been a wrestling promoter in Seattle. Shores is also a Seattle man, while Harris gives Spokane as his home. Marsh and Harris were charged with having "steered” J. C. Kavanaugh, now living in Muskogee, Okla., against a $24,000 fake wrest ling match. Kavanaugh formerly lived in Davenport, Iowa. RESUME INQUIRY OF LIVING COST Senate Committee Takes Up Examin ation of Dealer Who Admits Increase. WASHINGTON, March 10.—In quiry into the high cost of living was resumed today by the Senate com mittee which examined Edward F. Hall, who conducts a grocery and meat market. He said the biggest Jump in meat prices he had ever known was in the last two years. Mr. Hall said he figured on a gross profit of 15 per cent, but was satis fied with a net profit of 5 per cent. This caused Senator Smoot to in quire: Then how is It you have accumu lated $35,000 in fifteen years?” The reply of Mr. Hall was regard ed by the committee as somewhat evasive but the point was not press ed. Mr. Hall said that Elgin creamery butter was standard and that the but ter price was fixed at Elgin. He stated that it was a trade supposi tion that a number of manufacturers in Elgin get together and fix the price of Elgin butter. CONVICT ROAD-BUILDERS. Congressmen Discuss Construction of Highways by Using Men From Pens. WASHINGTON, March 10.—Con struction of roads by convict labor was discussed in the House today in connection with a bill providing for a military highway between Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley, Kan., to be bui’t by labor from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth. Opposi tion was expressed to having the gov ernment take part in the building of any state road. Representative Hobson of Alabama introduced an amendment providing for a division of the cost of roads be tween the government and the states when declared necessary by the sec retary of war. “Some great plan should be drawn up," said Mr. Hobson, “for the con struction of roads in the United States under a single harmonious sys tem. The roads of Alabama should lit into those of the adjoining states in every direction.” AT KHARTOUM MONDAY. KHAH'l OUM, March 10.—Col. Roosevelt is expected to be here next Monday and will be joined that even ing by Mrs. Roosevelt and Miss Ethel Roosevelt, 'l ne Roosevelts will re main here until the following Thurs day, being entertained at the Sirdars palace. • “NO NIGGERS AND NO • • BOOZE" IN TEXAS CITY • • - • • BIG SPRINGS, Texas, March • • 10.—“No niggers and no • • booze,” is the motto in Big • • Springs and Howard county. All • • negroes have been run out of • • the county and whiskey was • • voted out yesterday. • • The prohibitionists doubled • • the vote of the antis and had • • 23 to spare, so that today the • • prohibitionists are shouting “23 • • for the saloon." • Opposes Taft Reclamation Bonds-Colorado and Utah Lands Reopened WASHINGTON, March 10.—The Balllnger-Pinchot investigation re sumed today with James R. Garfield, former secretary of the interior, on the witness stand. Secretary Gar field explained that the Alaska coal lands bills were introduced in con gress during his administration of the Interior department. He startled the investigating committee appreciably, when he de clared that it was his opinion that a thirty million dollar bond issue rec ommended by President Taft to con gress, was not necessary for the prop er forwarding of reclamation work In the west. Mr. Garfield said this In defense of co-operative agreements he had en tered into with the water users’ as sociations and of reclamation cer tificates he had issued in evidence of work performed, and which have come to be known as “Garfield cur rency.” Mr. Gartield declared it was evi dent that Attorney General Wicker sham and President Taft did not have the proper facts before them when they reached their opinions ad verse to the legality cf the reclama tion certificates. The former secre tary of the interior admitted that, in urging the coal legislation by con gress early in 1908, he bad made the statement that he was willing to con done fraudulent land entries In Alas ka provided the entrymen were com pelled to pay an increased price for the land to the government. WASHINGTON, March 10.—A large part of the lands withdrawn by Secretary of the Interior Garfield along the Grand river in Colorado and Utah, on ground which it was contended contained power possibil ities, wl’l be restored to entry by Secretary Ballinger. This was an nounced today along with the state ment that examination had shown that only 12,352 acres of 'he with drawn land was available for power purposes. KNEW OF COMBINATION. Witness in Alaska Fraud Hearing Tells of Interest of Ciug genheiins. CLEVELAND, March 10.—That a combination with Guggenheim inter ests was considered by the 33 claim ants to Alaska coal lands was admit ted today before United States Com misisoner McGee by W. H. Warner, one of the entrants. Mr. Warner declared that at the meeting of the claimants at Spokane in 1907 to which he sent a proxy, there had been a discussion on the advisability of a combination with the Guggenheims, but that he had under stood the matter was dropped. The evidence was given at an open ing of an inquiry here into the claims of four of the original 33 claimants to patents to Alaska lancts. Mr. Warner and Hugh B. Wick of Youngstown, another claimant, both testified that they had known per sonally most of the 33 who had filed claims and that it had been under stood that they would operate on a friendly basis. TWO HUNDRED LABORERS BURIED WHEN WALL FELL Two Are KiU-ed and Ten Ftatally Injured in a Pittsburg Accident PITTSBURG, March 10.—A fifty-foot brick wall, left standing in the ruins of a Are at a foundry building, collapsed today, burying 200 work men, killing two and probably fatally injuring ten more. Most of the victims are foreigners. The injured and dying men were dragged from under the scantlings and sues of brick and mortar as rapidly as rescuers could reach them. An hour after the accident two of the workmen were found alive, but crushed in a crevice between the timbers and brick piles which had at Arst been overlooked as a possible place of concealment of bodies.