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Volume IV, Number 142
Committee Refuses to Call
Defendant at Behest
STRING OF WORDS
Scintillating Display, Epi
grammatic and Brilliant,
.WASHINGTON, 1). C.,' -March 2G.
Aft?r tho Ballinger-PincliQt investiga
tion committee) liad twice declined to
grant tlio request of Attorney Bran
leis, representing Glavis, to compel the
immediate attendance of Ballingor as
witness, John Vertrees lato today
mndo t ho opening statement in Ballin
ger 's behalf and began his presentation
Vertrees declared the testimony of
Glavis and others will bo shown to "Bo
"There's no act of Ballinger," he as
serted, "to which it is possible to as
cribe an unworthy motive or improper
purpose otherwise than through tho sus
picion of a reverted mind, or resent
ment of a discharged public 'servant, or
a program of unscrupulous political in
trigue." Vertices' statement sparkled with ep
igrams. In ono of these, in reference
to acts of officers of tho last adminis
tration, ho said: '
"There was a reign of men until
March 4, 100!), when came a reign of
law." , '
Although Vertrees particularly re
ferred to. Garfield and Pineliot, some
members of tho committee, after ad
journment, wero inclined to construe
his statement as a fling at Roosevelt,
and so expressed themselves.
("Patrick Glavis," 'emtio in for a
large share ot Vertrees' attention.
"Glavis, suspicious by natn're, be
came a pervert by the detective, ser
vice." "Glavis, believed to bo honest, known
to bo capable."
"Glavis' refusal to speak is to bo
ascrjbed to a vanity that brooks no
Vertrees also dwelt at length upon
Pineliot and tho "Pinchot service,"
as he chose to designate the forestry de
partment. "Pinchot, vain and flattered by his
own publicity bureau."
"PJuchot ceased to bo tho depart
ment of agriculture."
"The exposed Ballinger had commit
ted" tho unpardonable, sin of defeating
tiie ambition of a, self-exaggerated
"Here was the birthplace of 'that
spirit of resentment and revenge, to
assassinate tho good nnmo of Ballinger
and bring reproach on tho president,
who had not retained Garfield and dis
His statement was long, going into
nil tho details. Of Ballinger, lie said:
"Ballinger holds that conservation
is nothing of caprice, but tho law. Con
servation has no sturdier supporter than,
lie. In restoring vast areas to entry
Ballinger beliovcs ho is rigid. But i
lie erred ho denies that his good faith
He added that tho evidence would
show that in the, Cunningham matter
Ballinger is clean handed. All along
the lino general denials wero entered.
The growing bitterness between Bran
dois and Vertrees was shown in tho
sharp exchanges when Brandeis de
manded that Ballinger bo called first
to bo examined by the " prosecution",
and when this was denied, then as tho
first witness for tho defense. Tho voto
on both propositions was eight to four.
This was taken by many as showing
that the cominitteo is hopelessly divid
ed, piesaging a majority and minority
report on tho controversy.
GUARDS PLACED AT
PRINT PAPER MILLS
Actions of Violence Precip
FRANKLIN. N. H., March 20. Ono
attempt at violence was made u'pon em
ployees of the International Paper com
pany hero late last night, nnd today
the company had guards stationed in
the vicinity of tho mills.
Tho plant was in operation today
with the exception of ono pulp mill.
ETNA IS QUIETING
AFTER BIG DAMAGE
CATANIA, March 2G. Roports
from all points indicate that Etna is
quieting and the lava flow dwindling.
Hundreds of peasants, however, lost
their homes and will emigrate to America.
Little Ones, Half Nude, Ar
ranged in Row A. waiting
Death by Axe
HARTFORD, Conn., March 26. An
insane father was prevented from
butchering his four children on the
banks of the Connecticut river today
by the timely arrival of tho police.
When located back of somo bushes
with his fonV boys partly undressed and
lined up in a low, tho maniac father
was standing over them with an up
lifted axe. Tho children ranged in
ago from 2 to 7. A boy, aged 4, was
to h.wo been tho first victim. The
child was standing was standing be
neath tho shining blade with a cruci
fix in one hand, calmly awaiting his
fate. The others, under orders of the
mad man, had partly removed their
clothing and were terrified specators.
Tho police dashed into the under
growth, seized tho man and saved the
children. The father -was taken to the
Ho is said to be a Pole named Val
onto Chongle. Dispossession today by
his landlord made him desperate.
ANOTHER BIG TRIP
Atlantic Squadron Will Go
to Mediterranean in
WASHINGTON, D. C, March 20.
Kuropo is to see again many of the
ships that mndo up tho great American
naval fleet that encircled tho globe.
Secretary Meyor today stated that it
was ids present intention to order tho
Atlantic fleet to tho Mediterranean
some timo in November next.
Tho ships aro to go in division forina
tion to give tho division commanders
the necessary experience in long cruis
ing when, to a largo extent, they will
bo thrown u'pon their own resources.
From the Mediterranean, the vessels
will proceed to Gtiantanamo, Cuba,
reaching tliero in timo to take lip their
regular winter target practice.
"BUFFALO BILL" CODY.
NORTH PLATTE, Wyo., Maich 20.
Through the efforts of his giandson,
Cody Boals, a reconciliation lias been
effected between "Buffalo Bill" and
Colonel and Mrs. Cody became es
tranged three or fou'r yeais ago, and
since that time have lived apart. Cody
Boals came here to spend Ka'ster with
his grandmother. Without consulting
other members ot tho family, ho wired
his grandfather to join him and the
latter accepted. They wero met at
the depot by young Bonis and taken to
the old ranch, wheie Mis. Cody was the
int to meet him.
GLOBE, GILA COUNTY.
Three Easter Lilies from Paris
and Fields of Lilies in Bermuda
&&?. 1 THREE OF THIS YEAR'S':-1 fSrTTV n
'T$J9&' PAR131AH EASTER BONNETS) S
NEW" YORK, March 2G. In spite of the efforts of the cartoonists and a few milliners to fit ou't our women
with "Chnntccler" hats and other extravagances' this year's Faster bonnets are on the whole quiet and be
coming. There arc no signs of reversion to last year's big "peach basket" hats or. the "Merry Widow" hats
of the year before. Somo of tho ultri fashionable milliners are, however, showing some Parisian head coverings
that verge on the bizarre. Faster Sunday promises to be as festive a time us ever before. Tho usual stories of
a shortage in tho lily crop have coins from Bermuda. But tho florists' shopi show no sign of a shortage. Prices
will probably rule high.
Loss of $600,000 Reported
When Three Large Estab
PHILADELPHIA, March 20. Three
large industrial establishments in the
northern section of the city wero de
stroyed by a spectacular fire tonight,
with combined losses estimated at $G00,
000. The places destroyed were the JCurn
company's lubricating oil warehouses,
loss $150,000; Haney-White, manufac
turers of mantels, loss $200,000; Ter-
nan White Lumber company,
Johnson Says He Don't Need
Anyone to Tell Him How
to Train Down
NEW YORK, March 20. A letter
fio'n .lack Johnson to a friend in this
"I'm not hiring anyone to tell me
how to train," he said. "Of course I
will have a largo staff of so-called train
ees, but they will do what I instruct
them to do. In tho actual preparation
for tho Jeffries bout I will follow my
own system. Tf I could hit hard, be
fast and feel well, I do not care wheth
er I weighed a ton or 150 pounds. But
common sonso tells me 1!'S to 200
pounds is enough to be at my best. I
do not expect to weigh an ounce more
than 10S pou'uds wlien I meet .1 (fries. "
ROOSEVELT HAS DAY
OF SHAKING HANDS
CAIRO, Egypt, March 20. Rcose
velt shook hands with moro than fou'r
hundred Americans, besides hundreds
of other nationalities, at a reception in
tho gaidens of the Shepherd hotel. Af
terward he had luncheon with the
ARIZONA, SUNDAY, MARCH 27, 1910.
NEW YORK. March 26. The body of
Ruth Wheeler, a little girl lured from
her widowed mother Thursday by-a de
coy letter offering employment, was
found late today in a gunnysack on the
fire cscapo outside the apartment of Al
bert Wolter, the man charged with the
abduction. She had been strangled by
a rope, hacked with a knife and burned
almost beyend recognition.
Tho ghastly discovery was made when
a neighbor, seeing a bundle on the fire
escape, pushed it off, thinking it was
refuse. It fell with a thud which aroused
his suspicions and he investigated and
foiird tho body.
It had been saturated with kerosene,
and only charred remnants of tlio cloth
ing and a hempen rope about the neck
Woltor was arrested yesterday and
charged with abduction when the police
learned that his name was attached to
tho postcard offering employment to tho
girl, who was just 15. The landlady of
the apartment said he left with the girl
whom she supposed to be his wife.
Wolter's mother said he was only 18,
two years younger than the age given
"He was always crazy about wo
men," she said.
Ills father had driven him from homo
when he stole $18 from his employer.
Detectives who searched Wolters'
rooms said tonight they believed he is
a procurer. Among his effects were
found obsccno photographs and a note
book filled with the names and ad
dresses of girls, with ages, weights and
details of appearance. Among the
names, tho detectives say, is that of
Ruth Wheeler. They believe he ob
tained tho names at employment agen
cies and business colleges, who have
lists of girls looking for work.
After three hours of cross examina
tion, detectives said tonight that Wolter
had made no confession.
"We do not know yet," said the de
tective. "Ruth's body has been found
Tho police do not believe the woman
known as Kate Miller, who lived with
Wolter, helped to commit the crime.
Vote to Take Further Ac
tion Toward Settlement
of Wage Question
CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 20. Led
by the pleading of President J.. 1j.
Lewis. Vice President McC'nlloch and
President-elect Walker of Illinois, the
miners in the international convention
of the United Miners of North Ameri
ca today abrogated tlio action taken
at the recent Indianapolis convention
and instiucted their representatives on
tlie joint scale ommittce to negotiate
with tho Indiana and Pennsylvania op
erators separately for a fresh wage con
tract to no into effect April 1. The ac
tion is regarded as almost revolutionary
by certain factions in the union.
Arbitration to avert the threatened
strike of 00,000 miners who aro refused
nn advance in wages was proposed by
('. E. Maurer of (Jeveland, on behalf of
the operators at the joint conference
meeting today. When the convention
adjourned indications were that steps
would be taken to disregard the joint
conference after today and allow a
settlement of differences in separate
FOUR KILLED AND
' TWO ARE INJURED
M 'ALESTER, Pa., Marcli 20. A gas
explosion today in the Kali Inla mine
nt Cambria, twentv-five miles east of
here, killed four men and injured two.
4,4, 4, 4,4,4, 4,4,
EVEN BREAK WITH
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 20.
fr "Leinnie go. I told yer all about
fr the robberies. They'ro lettin'
fr grafters go when they confess."
fr This was tho unique plea of
4 George Burrell, aged 11, ono of the 4"
confessed members of a juvenile
$ band of robbers, when arraigned
4 Burrell failed to get an immuni- 4
4 ty bath, a-id was held to the 4
4 juvenile court. 4
Thought to Have Made Con
fessions of Utmost v
PITTSBURG, Pa., March 20. An
other councilman, one charged with be
ing the ringleader, is believed to have
weakened today and told his btory of
the graft conspiracy to the district at
torney. Steps of unusual activity by
county detectives in serving indictments
on eou'ucllmen attempting a;iy sudden
departure from town were the only de
velopments today in the graft cases.
Charles Stewart, with his attorney,
and former Governor Stone called on
District Attorney Blakelcy today. Three
hours later when ho emerged Ulakeley
would givo no definite statement.
The district attorney, however, has
repeatedly announced that Stewart held
the key to some "big ones" implicated
in tho graft conspiracy. If Stewart
has made a clean breast indictments
akninst certain bankers arc assured.
Interest centered about the meetings
of directors of banks named by the
grand jury yesterday. The subject of
a reply to the district attorney's de
mands was not taken up to tho Colum
bia National or the German National,
while the Farmers' National announced
that it would readily comply. The Sec
ond National prepared a statement,
signed, certified and forwarded it to
Harrison Nesbit, foreman of the grand
jury. The German National of Alle
gheny had no statement to make, while
the Workingnien's Savings & Trust
held no meeting.
ON II 10 PEN
Former Indiana Bankers to
Receive Sentence Next
INDIANAPOLIS, March 20. Two
brothers who lilavo been among the
most prominent of the younger bankers
of northern Indiana will bo sentenced
together to the federal prison at Leav
enworth, Kan., next week by Judge
Anderson in the United States district
court. They are William H. and Noah
R. Marker, formerly eashicr and assist
ant cashier of the First National Bank
William If. Marker was found guil
ty late today by a jury on each of
eighty-five counts of the indictment
charging him with embezzling $100,
000, making false entries and misappli
cation of funds of the bank. Noah R.
Marker, indicted jointly with his broth
er, will plead guilty, his attorney an
nounced, on next Tuesday morning.
BIG TALK IN SENATE
California Man Pays a Few
Compliments to Public
WASHINGTON, D. C, March 20.
General debate on the naval appropria
tion bill fn tho house todn- gave an
oppoituuity to several members to de
liver political speeches.
Representative Kahn f California
devoted considerable attention to
muckrakers, citing numerous instances
in which men, honored by their coun
try, have been assailed in newspapers
and periodicals in the past.
Speeches were made also by Messrs.
Spight of Mississippi and Hobson of
Would Elect Hinds, Present
Parliamentarain in the
NOT A MEMBER OF
Letters from Home Spur
ring Insurgents to Fur
WASHINGTON, D. C, March 20.
Many insurgents, who votel last Sat
urday to retain Cannon in the speaker
ship, are hearing from home. And the
advices are not reassuring.
Following close on this information
comes statements that the .fight on Mr.
Cannon will continue to tho ultimate
dethronement of tho speaker, election
of a successor and complete reformation
of the house rules. A proposition to
remove Cannon with tho combined voto
of the democrats and insurgents, and
substitute Asher Hinds, parlimentarian
of the house, is ono of the plans of sev
eral insurgents advocated today.
Tho idea of placing in tho chair
Hinds, who is not a member of tho
"house, and who would be uninfluenced
by partisan considerations, was pointed
out by Poindexter and others as tho
only "logical course. Under the con
stitution the house may choose a speak
er who is not a member of the body.
"The initial reforms accomplished
must be followed by others'," said
"Whilo trouble was caused by en
joining the power of the speaker and
leader by a majority, when the house
adopted the Norris rcsolu'tion it was
a vote of '110 confidence' in Cannon,
and he should have resigned. As he did
not, wo should depose him. I think
wo ought to elect Hinds. I believe
tho majority of tho house will vote for
it, including the democrats, and I be
lievo a large number of near-insurgents
would vote for it when the temper of
the people is accurately judged on the
subject of Cannon."
"The movement for reform of house
proceeduro is just begun," 'said Mur
dock of Kansas.
Many other insurgents expressed
themselves similarly. They have in
mind, first the deposition of Cannon,
and second, the establishment of a
committeo on committees. All the in
suVgnts, however, expressed a desire to
see all tho president's measures out of
tho way before the battle breaks again.
,But one insurgent said: "Unless
Cannon resigns before tho end of the
session we will depose him. Hinds is
a republican and a candidate for con
gress from New England, whoso pres
ent duty is to formulato rulings for
DENY MERGING OF
Utah Copper Officials Say
Nothing to It
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, March 2G.
C. L. McNeill, D. C. Jackling and
Spencer Penrose, officials of the Utah
Copper company, who arrived today
from the coast, positively deny tho
statement in a-San Francisco dispatch
that they had been to that city several
days conferring with J. II. Watson of
Butte and others concerning a plan to
merge all the so-called Guggenheim
copper properties nnd smelters.
WASHINGTON, I. C, March 20.
Forecast for Arizona: Generally fair
Sunday and Monday.
LOS ANGELES, March 20.
fr Arrangements were completed hero 4
J today for the beginning of con-
struction work on tho Phoenix-
Buckeye railroad. Leo Landis,
J manager, announced that Peter !
Fishback of Chicago had placed
the million dollar bond issue, and !
the right of way to tho Arlington
valley terminus, a distance of fifty
miles, procured. Work will be
begun next w eek. A bonus of $50,-
000 has also been subscribed by
tlio business men of Buckeye, Ar
lington and Phoenix.
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