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ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES AND ALL THE NEWS OP THE WORLDS GREATEST COPPER CAMP
■UKE THE DAILY AND THE WEEKLY NEWS THE BEST NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION IN EASTERN NEVADA INDISPENSDILB IF YOU WOULD KEEP WHAT VoOKO S« li WOKUN Taa_Di?* NKWg THB ,‘AKnEST CIRCULATION op ANY PAPER PRINTED IN THE ELY DISTRICT. BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD. IT ALSO ENJOYS THE LARGEST CONFIDENCE GIVES WF A NEWSPAPER d THE DISTRICT. FOB THE REASON THAT IT IS KNOWN TO BE CONSERVATIVE AND CORRECT IN ITS STATEMENTS AND FAIR TO EVERY INTEREST IN TERRITORY IT__ ESI WHITE PIN E NEWS ESTABLISHED IN 1868. * EAST ELY, WHITE PINE COUNTY. NEVADA, FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1910. ~~ ~ VOL XLI NO. 150. Railroad Situation Is Said to Look Hopeful — f __ Participates in Parade and Makes a Number of Ta I ks-Rochester Today CHICAGO, March 17.—Fairly burled in green emblems, banners and bunting, Chicago today received President Taft as its guest on one of the biggest St. Patrick's day cele brations the city has ever known. Met at the station by a National guard regiment and a large recep tion committee, President Taft swung into the line of the St. Patrick's day parade, which marched through Michigan avenue to the down town district and escorted him to the La Salle hotel. The President came to Chicago as the guest of the Irish Fellowship club and the entire day until his de parture for Rochester, N. Y., at 11 o'clock tonight, was crowded with events in which those directing the general St. Patrick's day celebration played the dominating part. President Taft was a visitor dur ing the day at the Chicago newspaper c'ub. The President chose as his topic “The Press,” and in his speech touched on various phases of Jour nalism. In none of his speeches did the President give utterance to keynotes which have not been heard before in his various addresses and messages to Congress. However, he said that the day was one set aside for Joyous celebration and that he did not deem It fitting to burden it with matters of state. He did declare, how-ever, that the letter addressed this week to Illinois editors and read at Springfield from Speaker Joseph U. Cannon of the House hud his full endorsement, lie believed confidently with Mr. Can non that the party pledges would be made good anil that the work now making its way through congress to that end will be duly successful and effective. Everywhere In the city that the President went today he was greet ed with demonstrations of much en thusiasm, engaged in by great crowds that followed his course front one place to another. At the Traf fic club the throng assembled in the street to see and cheer the President was so dense that the police were obliged to spend some minutes In breaking a way and keeplug It open for passage of the guests. All of the several addresess made by the president during the day were in most felicitous tone and oc casioned a great deal of excellent feeling among his hearers, who were loud in applause. ITALIAN PROGRAM. ROME, March 17.—Col. Roose velt is expected In Naples on April 2nd. It Is understood Mr. Roosevelt will be In Rome April 3rd and that he will have an audience with King Victor Emmanuel on the 4th, being received by the Pope on the day fol lowing. MEDIATORS WASTE NO TIME ABOUT DEL VING INTO CONFERENCES • NOW HKLIKVKI) THAT • • SKNATOIt DANIKL DYIXC1 • • - • • DAYTON, Fla., March 17.— • • Physicians attending United • • Slates Senator John W. Dan- • • lei, of Virginia, announced this • • evening that the patient had • • been in a state of coma since • • early yesterday evening. Death • • Is now momentarily expected. • Philadelphia Situation Unchanged State La bor Leaders DiscussingStri/ce CHICAGO, MARCH 17.—CHAIRMAN MARTIN A. KNAPP, OF THE i INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION AND COMMISSIONER OF | LABOR NEILL, AFTER THEIR ARRIVAL IN CHICAGO TODAY FOR 1 THE PI RPOSE OF ENDEAVORING TO BRING ABOl'T A SETTLE- ' MENT OF THE DISPI TE BETWEEN THE BROTHERHOOD OF LOCO- ! PHILADELPHIA STREETS DURING BIG TROLLEY MEN’S STRIKE. EOL/CE /trSCVf/tC CAM A//V CEEW 39^ Jkiti --- c.mm rzAfirw V* -^ Injury to life and limb and dnmage to property, marking the progress ot the strike called In Philadelphia by disaffected employees of the Philadelphia Rapid Transit company, which operates all the trolley cars of the city, were blamed upon a dispute between two rival labor organizations, the Amalga mated Aaaociatlon of Street and Electric Railway Employees and the Key stone union. The former association declared that the company was backing Its rival In order to disrupt the men's organization, but this was denied by the officials of the company. lit SUIT TO STOP Rim 5 i tied that the present methods of oper ating Its smelters by the Anaconda copper Mining company are not only destructive of the surrounding nat ural forests, but unnecessary. Attor ney General Wlckersham today cans CORPORATION TAX LAW IS GETTING FULL ATTENTION Fifteen Actions in Opposition Are Now Before Supreme Court WASHINGTON, March 17.—The Supreme Court of the Vnited States devoted Its time today to hearing arguments for and against the constitutionality of the cor)K>ratlon tax provision of the I'ayne-Aldrlcli tariff law. Fifteen cases Involving the validity of the tax law have heen con* solidutcd and are now up before the court for final Judgment. The court has given these precedence. ed a bill In equity to be filed at Hel ena, Mont., against the company. The bill asks for a permanent in junction to compel the company to operate Its plunt at Anaconda In such a manner as to end the destruction. The company has resisted the de mand of the government that the methods of smelting be changed and among other contentions has repre sented that It would cost millions of dollars to make the alterations. The attorney general, however, announces that the suit will be pressed vigor ously, unless ns he hopes, the com pany will cooperate to terminate ex isting conditions. At the department of Justice the statement is made that the suit was not tiled until every possible friendly means were exhausted. On behalf of the Montane Smelters the contention was made that they could not convert the fum« into acid as had been done in Oali!ornta and Tennessee, because of the vtaolly dif ferent character. A full investigation of this claim by leading experts has satisfied the government of the feasibility of con verting the fumes at Anaconda into add and that there are Urge phos phate deposits near that mi.v be used with the add in the manirf’acture of fertilizers. ALIVE I'NDKR 45 TON'S OF COAL.] Man Is Marvelously Rescued After Chute Opens on Him. CON8HOCKEN, Pa., March 17.— Crawling beneath a ear in order to make adjustments whereby the chute would open and allow the coal to fall Into a bln in his yard, Thomas Mc Grath was buried beneath about 45 tons of coal. Fortunately, William Gallagher saw the accident, and be worked I nobly to dig McGrath from his peril ous position and succeeded In res cuing him alive. motive Firemen ami Engincmcii anil tlie western railroads, lost no time in beginning their lalMirs. They have been in conference since morning with the lalmr ofli cials and representatives of the rail- | roads interested in the controversy, j It was said this evening that there j was nothing to give out, but that the situation was looking hopeful. PHILADELPHIA. March 17.— There was an absence of important developments today in the strike sit uation here. The statement Issued by the committee of ten tonight con sists of a proclamation modelled after the declaration of independ ence, in which the labor representa tives claim their intention of main taining their tight on behalf of the striking carmen. E. Greenawait, president of the State Federation of Labor, returned tonight and with organizers from va rious sections of the state, consult ed with the local strike committee. I Plans for the proposed state wide strike were discussed. The Philadelphia Rapid Transit | represented 1,225 cars in operation j today. This had been announced as the last day on which the strikers would be taken back, but the labor leaders say their ranks are un broken. Learning that the labor leaders intended turning the proposed St. Patrick day mass for the Ancient Order of Hibernians into a labor demonstration, Archbishop Ryan postponed the service until April 3. HACKS PAPER MILL EMPLOYES. Federation of Iatlmr Announces In tention to Stand With Men. GLENN FALLS, March 17.—No tice was received here today that the American Federation of Labor has sanctioned the present strike of the International Paper company em ployes and will support them In their demands. Representatives of the Federation are expected here this week. HOT REBATE WASHINGTON, March 17.—In the sharpest debate yet provoked in the senate on the administration railroad bill bitter criticisms of the support ers of the bill trying to put the measure through without amendment elicited from Senator Aldrich admis sion that the bill could be amended. This statement was made during the second day of Senator Cummins’ speech attacking the bill, but not un til after friends of the measure ha it been accused of trying to hide be hind the President and behind the fact that the bill had been drafted at his direction. For more than two hours the pres ident figured In the discussion and for a time his title, if not his name was bandied about with a freedom that amounfled to recklessness. In this portion of the debates Senators Aldrich, Halley, Cummins, Root, El kins and Bacon figured conspicuous ly. __ GERMAN REPRISAL. BRUSSELS, March 17.—The gov ernment has submitted the draft of a bill providing for reprisals against France if the tariff measure now pending in the French parliament Is | enacted into law. 0 • ••••••••••••••a * • • THE MARKETS. • • _ • • NEW YORK, March 17.— • • Lead weak, $4.45 to $4.55. Cop- • • per nominal, 13.20. Silver • • 51%. • • -- • • CHICAGO, March 17.—May • • wheat closed at $1.12% to • • $1.12%. • min BOGOTA THREATEN LIFE | BOGOTA, MARCH 17.—AN EF FORT TO RENEW RAILWAY SER VICE TODAY CAUSED SERIOl'S STREET RIOTING, WHICH COX TIMES AS THIS DISPATCH IS FILED TONIGHT. THUS FAR THE MOBS HAVE RESPECTED THE AMERICAN LE GATION, WHICH A NUMBER OF POLICE ARE GUARDING. ALL COLOMBIANS EMPLOYED BY THE AMERICAN COMPANY OWNING THE RAILWAY ARE IX SERIOUS DANGER. NEVADA TELEGRAPH BRIEFS. _ Striking machinists have return ed to work at S. P. shops at Sparks, I on positive refusal of the general union to sustain them. A white girl from Los Angeles and a Japanese who applied for mar riage license at Goldfield were es corted to a train and sent back to the coast by a deputy sheriff after angry demonstrations by a crowd of citizens. Engine and caboose of W. P. work train were thrown into the river when cribbing put in at a washout near Beowawe gave way. Brakeman Baker, riding in the caboose, was seriously hurt. Others of the train escaped. Baker was taken to Og den. THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY. — Charles S. Hamlin, of Brookline, Mass., has been nominated for con gress by the democrats of the Four- I teenth Massachusetts district. _______ John Wren and Patrick Quinn, Chicago policemen, were shot by two Italians supposed to be members of a Black Hand organizatron. The order prohibiting the exporta tion of pulp wood will be ratified at the legislative assembly of Quebec, to become operative September 1. The supreme court of New York has granted a decree of separation to Mrs. Daisy B. Davenport from her husband, Homer C. Davenport, the cartoonist. The condition of Associated Jus tice William H. Moody, of the United States supreme court, who has been seriously ill at Brookline, Mass., is reported improved. Following a conviction and senten ce of 14 years’ Imprisonment for at tacking a young orphan girl raised in his family, R. A. Richey, a pros perous planter of Abbeville, S. S., suffered a stroke of paralysis. It Is said that the Portsmouth, N. H. plant of the Publishers’ Paper company has been sold to the Colonial Paper company, a subsidary company of the United States Play ing Card company. The purchase price is said to be about $1,000,000. Serious View at First Taken is Dispelled—Dis closures in Keene Case LONDON, March 17.—The direct ors of the Bank of England at their weekly meeting today raised the min imum rate of discount from 3 to 4 per cent. This action was caused tjy continued foreign demand for gold, which has considerably deplet ed the bank’s reserves. These are now nearly twenty-five million dol lars lower than at the same time last year. NEW YORK, March 17.—An nouncment here today of the action of the directors of the Bank, of Eng land in advancing discount rates had small effect, having been discounted yesterday, when the drop In the stock market was largely attributable to the development expected at the meeting of the directors. Comment discredits serious view taken of the movement when first anticipated. NEW YORK, March 17.—While James R. Keene says that he did not countenance the sale, nevertheless, he admitted on the witness stand to day that the bulk of his holdings In the Columbus and Hocking Coal and Iron pool was sold on January 18 and 19, the day before and the day of the collapse of the pool, which caused three stock exchange failures and the loss of millions. The sale was made when members of the pool were supposed to stand firm in keeping their agreement, but Mr. Keene maintains that he in no way violated his trust as he was powerless to stop the liqildation in view of an understanding made with his brokers live years ago. He was asked if he had not profitei by the sale to the extent of $350,100, but the question wTas not allowed. These inside detaile of the Hock ing crash were brought out today at a continuation of the bankruptcy hearing of J. M. Fiske and Company, one of the firms involved. HILL RENEWS OPINION. Declares Too Many New Going to Cities and Not Enough to the Farms. ST. PAUL, March 17.—The ad dress of Janies J. Hill, chairman of the board of directors of the Great Northern Railway on the "Conserva tion of Capital,” was the feature of today’s session of the state conserva tion congress. Howard Elliott, pres ident of the Northern Pacific rail way, presided. Mr. Hill renewed his declaration that too many men are going to the cities and too few to the farms, the high cost of living be ing attributable thereto. A Kentucky grand Jury inxesiiga dng high cost of living says the problem is a national, not a local one. CANNON DERIDES TACTICS OF INSURGENTS ON CENSUS Organization Nevertheless Unable to Gather Sufficient Votes to Win WASHINGTON, March 17.—The House refused again to day to take up the Crumpacher bill to amend the Census Act. Although die regu lar Republicans, who were defeated with Speaker Cannon yesterday, ral lied some Democrats to their sup|iort, they obtained only 137 rotes to oppose the 143 negatives. Speaker Cannon derided the insurgents upon their atti:ude.