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(DAY. MAY 16, 1914.
Vol. XXXII
EIGHT PAGES
BOISE, IDAHO,
HUERTA PROMISES TO
INVESTIGATE CASE OF
Quick Reply Made to the Note From
Secretary Bryan—Tuxpam, On the
East Coast, Has Been Occupied By
the Constitutionalist Forces.
Washington, May 16.—Spanish Ambassador Riano re
ceived a dispatch today from the Mexican minister of
foreign affairs stating that a vigorous investigation of the
disappearance of Orderly (Samuel Parks would immedi
ately be made by the Huerta authorities. The dispatch
was a reply to the note sent by Secretary Bryan late yes
terday. The state department was advised that inter
rupted railroad conditions are delaying Vice Consul Silli
man, who has been imprisoned at Saltillo, from reaching
Mexico City.
Tuxpam, on the east coast between Tampico and Vera
Cruz, has been occupied by the constitutionalists, accord
ing to word from Consul Canada. General Aguilla is now
in charge of the city.
Plans for Mediation Conference.
Washington, May IB—Plans for the
assembling of the mediators and oth* r
officials at Niagara Falls for the pear*
negotiations went forward rapidly to
day. Minister Manon of Argentina wiil
leave tomorrow night. The American
representatives will not depart until
after the Mexican delegates arrive.
All participants in the mediation con
ference will meet for the first time at
a dinner given tonight by the Spanish
ambassador in honor of the Mexican
delegates. Invitations to the dinner
have been accepted by the three South
American envoys, who tendered the
good offices of their respective coun
tries, by the two American delegates
and the secretary of the American dele
gates. Ambassador Riano is pledged to
meet the Mexican delegates at the sta
tion. Later he will take them to call
on the South American mediators.
No Trae. of Doster.
Washington, May 16.—The state de
partment declared today that all ef
forts to find trace of Edward Depew
Doster, American newspaper
have so far been fruitless.
mar.
Efforts
are being continued by the Mexican
government.
Federal* Evacuate Monclova.
Washington, May 16.—Mexican féd
érais have evacuated Monclova In
Oonhulla and 600 constitutionalists un
der General Murgula took possession of
Monclova. A dispatch from I'ledro
Negras reports that the fédérais de
•troyed practically all the American
property In that town.
Death of Civil War Nurse.
Terre Haute, lnd., May 16.—Mrs.
Deona Wright, aged 88, who served as
a nurse during the civil war, died at
her home here today. She was presi
dent of the National Association cf
Army Nurses and honorary president
at the time of her death.
ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF
THE INTERIOR IS NAMED
Wnshlngton, May 16.—President Wil
son today nominated B. Sweeney, of
Seattle, Wash., to be assistant secretary
of the Interior.
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bankers of the south, is connected with
the First National bank of Birmingham,
Ala He is one of the five persons ap
pointed to the federal reserve board by
President Wilson. He Is 60 years old.
Now York Bluecoats on Parad*.
New York, May 16.—This was the day
of the annual police parade, and nearly
7000 of New York's "finest" marched
along Broadway and Fifth avenue and
past the reviewing
Mayor Mitchel presented medals to the
honor men for conspicuous bravery
displayed by them In the performance
of their duty during the past year.
Added to the attractions of the parade
this year was a public exhibition of
physical exercises and the courses
taught In the school maintained for re
| crults of the police department The
exhibition took place In front of the
public library In the presence of the
mayor and other city officials and In
vited guests.
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Bicentenary of Kow Church.
Dondon, May 16.—Prince Alexander
of Teck, who has been designated as
the next governor-general of Can&da.
has accepted an Invitation to attend to
morrow's celebration of the bicenten
ary of the consecration of Kew Parish
church, whloh has many associations
with the Teck family. The bicentenary
sermon will be preached by the Bishop
of Kingston.
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The picture shows the funeral cortege halting In City Hall park. New York, where 600 school children sang "Nearer My God to Thee" as the cais
sons bearing the seventeen heroes of the battle of Vera Cruz halted before taking up the march to the New York navy yard. In the first carriage
(seen at the extreme left) Is President Wilson and Mayor Mitchel. A detachment of mounted polloe followed. In the second carriage Is Secretary
of the Navy Daniels and Governor Glynn. In the auto at extreme right is George MoAneny and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Roosevelt.
STATUE OF BARRY
UNVEILED TODAY
AT WASHINGTON
Irish-Americans Take Part
in Ceremonies Attending
Dedication of Memorial to
Patriot of Revolution.
Washington, May 18.—Thousands of
patriotic Dish-Americans from all sec
tions of the country gathered In Frank
lin park here today to witness the dedi
cation and unveiling of a bronze statue
of Commodore John Barry, the nation's
tribute to the heroic Irish patriot of the
American revolution, by many called
"The Father of the American Navy."
To Miss Elise H. Hepburn of Phlla
delphla, great - great - grandniece
Commodore Barry fell the honor of
pulling the cord which uncovered the
features of the statue, and President
Wilson, James J. Regan, the national
president of the Ancient Order of Hi
bernians, and other prominent men are
on the program to deliver dedicatory
addresses. William C. Clarke, son of
J. L C. Clarke, president general of the
(Continued on Page Eight.)
VERA CRUZ PATIENTS
ARE ALL DOING WELL
New York, May 16.—All patients, in
cluding amputation cases, brought heire
from Vera Cruz by the hospital ship
Solace, are doing well at the Brooklyn
navy yard. Such quantities of flow
ers and dainties have been received at
the hospital that the authorities are at
a lose what to do with them. Forty
convalescents will return to Vera Oruz
on the Solace.
Sons of American Revolution Moot.
Syracuse* N. Y., May 16.—Scores of
men who can boast of the fact that
their sires fought for American inde
pendence arrived in this city today to
attend the twenty-fifth annual congress
of the National Society, Sons of the
American Revolution. The congress
■will begin with religious services to
morrow and will conclude with a ban
quet Tuesday evening. The business
sessions of the gathering will be pre
sided over by Roger» C. B. Thurston
of Doulsvllle, who Is president-general
of the society.
Food for th* 8oldl*rs.
New York, May 16.—Food products
to the value of nearly $100,030, Intend
ed for American soldiers In Mexico are
to be delivered at the navy yard by
New York dealers before Tuesday night.
Contracts cell for 075,000 pounds of po
tatoes, 26,000 pounds of onions, 34,000
pounds of frosen poultry, 40,000 pounds
of butter and 20,030 dozen eggs.
Chicago Wheat Markst.
Chicago, May 16.—May wheat closed
today at 96\c,
nils COKING
IN SLOWLY FROM
ORECUMfflt
The Gubernatorial Contest
Narrows Down to Two
Candidates on Republican
and Democratic Tickets.
| gubernatorial candidate. The success
ofjful candidates for United States sena
tor are: Republican, Ralph E. Booth,
Eugene: Democrat, George E. Cham
berlain, Portland: Progressive, William
Hanley of Burns.
Among the candidates whose nomi
nations are certain are: Governor,
Progressive, L. H. McMahan, Salem;
representative In oongress, First dis
trict, Republican, W. C. Hawley, Sa
lem, Incumbent: Second district. Re
publican, N. J. Sinnott, The Dalles, In
cumbent; member of the national com
mittee, Republican, Ralph E. Williams,
The Dalles; Democrat, H. M. Esterly,
Portland; Progressive, Henry W. Coe,
Portland. Esterly was the adminis
tration candidate and defeated W. H.
Canon, who was backed by Senator
Dane's faction.
Portland, May 16.—Returns of yes
terday's primary election are being
counted slowly. The Republican nomi
nation for governor rests between Dr.
James Wlthycombe, of Corvallis, and
Gus C. Moser, of Portland. Either A.
S. Bennett, of The Dalles; John Man
: nlng, of Portland, or Dr. C. J. Smith,
of Portland, will be the Democratic
Dess Pash is out o' debt after havin'
been married only fifteen yearn. Th'
first thing som'e folks put on when they
git up ln th' mornin' is a fresh grouch,
In Malheur County.
(Capital News Special Service.)
Ontario, Ore., May 16,—A light vote
.was polled at the primary election In
Malheur county yeeterday.
Judge A. 8. Bennett of The Dalles ran
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PROTEST AGAINST
TRAIN SERVICE
Shippers Along Branch
Lines Make Appeals to
the State Public Utilities
Commission.
Protests have already been regis
tered with the public utilities commis
sion against the decision and an
nouncement of the Oregon Short Dine
Railway company reducing train serv
ice on seme of Its branen Unes. The
commission has taken cognizance of
these protests and taken the matter
up with the Short Dine officials at Salt
Dake. The announcement that the
service would be reduced commencing
tomorrow was made by General Passen
ger Agent D. E. Burley. The order
was to the effect that on that date
service on the branch between Rich
field and Hill City, would be changed
from dally to trl-weekly; that the
motor service on the branch between
Minidoka and Bliss would be discon
tinued; that the mixed train and mo
tor service between the two last named
points would be consolidated. A sin
gle mixed train will be operated dally
except Sunday.
The Oregon Short Dine announced
the change Is made following a re
trenchment policy. The complaints be
fore the commission come from the
Hill City branch. The greatest In
convenience they say that the change
will work upon them will be caused
from the fact that Instead of getting
mall daily they will only get It every
other day. They say this will Interfere
and work damage on their business. It
is understood that the passenger serv
Ice Is very light on this branch as well
as the Mlnldoka-BUss, but the freight
sere ice on the former Is heavy. Ship
pers there declare that the freight
service warrants the Short Dine keep
ing the old schedule and not cutting
down the train service.
Etidiro Fiscal Year.
It is said in railroad circles here
that the Oregon Short Dine Is follow
Ing a policy that usually goes Into ef
feet at about this time on Its lines,
ourtalllng expenses before the expira
tlon of the fiscal year, June SO. Bus
Incss. It is said both P*«enger and
freight. Is usually quvte light at this
time of the year and for that reason the
railroad does not secure the traffic it
does other months in the year. Dast
year the Short Dine followed the same
policy, reducing, for Instance, the serv
Ice on the Yellowstone branch with the
result that shippers at St. Anthony and
other points entered a vigorous protest
■w ith the commission and the matter
was later taken up and adjusted.
During the crop movement perlo'»
however, the traffic of the Short Dine
reachee such proportions that the road
finds It difficult to meet the demand
for rolling stock requested In all of
Its territory In the southern half of
Idaho. In fact, last year there waa for
a time a very serious shortage and It
required general activity on the part
of the comrfilsslon. shippers and the
i road to get care enough Into Idaho to
satisfy the demands.
LIBBAÄX
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INDEPENDENCE OF
100 YEARS AGO
The Centennial Anniversary
Celebrated by Norwegians
in All Parts of the United
States.
(Capital News Special Service)
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pana of the Welser Commercial club
miscarry this city and community will
celebrate the Fourth this year with
one 0 f t) la mos t elaborate celebrations
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on rec<,rd - Pltin * 4re <iuletly
under way, and those baying the mat
ter In hand are much elated -aver the
loyal support met everywhere.
At a mcatlng of the club jurt
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the t > u " t,on of a cotation was made
'he special feature, and it was unani
mously decided that Welser should
celebrate. A committee was appointed
tQ make prellmlnary arrangements,
wllh to appolnt subcommittees,
The memberg o( the commlttee are
Morrl , sommer. A. H. Keller, June
wllde R A van Stcklln, Matt Sears
and j ameg Harris. The committee will
meet at an ear i y da t e to perfect an
organization.
Another matter to receive the atten
tlon of the club was that of holding an
fashioned picnic on Crane creek at
the site of the mammoth dam and res
ervotr recently completed. This ple
n ) c waa planned for the purpose of en
ab n n g those who attend to Inspect this
great irrigating project which la to
supply thousands of acres tributary to
Weiser.
A committee was appointed to make
arrangements, select the date and se
cure transportation faculties. This
committee consists of K, A. Van Sick
Un, R. J. Wood. C. E. Sharp, Milts
I Cannon and D. I. PurcelL
Minneapolis, Minn., May 16.—Delega
tions representing a million and a half
of Americans of Norwegian birth as
sembled in the Twin Cities today for
the opening of a great national cele
bration of the "Syttende Mai," whl'h
la the Norwe«ian holiday correspond
ing to the Fourth of July In the United
States. The celebration this year Is
given added significance by the fact
that it marks the centennial anniver
sary of Norway's Independence.
It Is Just 100 years since a repre
sentative body of Norwegians, Includ
ing members of the nobility, the clergy,
the professions and the great body of
peasants, assembled at the little town
of Eidsvold, and there promulgated
their constitution or "Grundlov," which
declared Norway a free and lndepen
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CELEBRATION OE THE
FOURTH IS PLANNED
BRYAN FAVORED
EXEMPTION
CLAUSE
Seiator Walsh Declares
the Plank Was Fully
Discussed
APPROVAL WAS GIVEN
WITH ONE PROVISION
Montana Senator Says Re
peal Would Be Repudia
tion of Solemn Covenant-—
Not in Conflict With the
Plank Against Subsidy.
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Washington, May 18.—The state
ment that William J. Bryan, deliberate
ly approved of the tolls exemption
plonk of the Democratic platform as
a member of the subcommittee on reso
lutions which prepared the platform,
was made In the senate today by Sen
ator Walsh of Montana, secretary of
the subcommittee. Senator Walsh ds
cloTod that oj>en repudiation of a sol
emn covenant by a political party would
cause all to recoil from it with hor
ror. were It proposed by any other man
than the president of the United States.
"For myself. Its moral aspects assume
no different hue because he commends
it," added Walsh. As a substitute for
the repeal bill Senator Walsh urged
the adoption of former President Taft's
proposal to submit the controversy to
the supreme court.
The Montana senator took up at
length the Baltimore platform because
he said It had been intimated that the
tolls plonk had (been inserted surrep
titiously, "When the tolls plank was
presented," said Senator Walsh, "Mr.
Bryan expresaed his approval but said
It should be accompanied by another
plank declaring against the admission
of railroad owned ships to the canal,
and this was done."
Senator Walsh said he had no temp
tation to escape from the trammels of
the rlatform on the puerile suggestion
that the plank was contradicted by an
other against subsidies. "Why, In that
view, the canal Itself Is a subsidy to
shipping Interests.. Why did we spend
$400,000,000 to build It, except to aid
the shipping interests?'* asked Walsh.
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OFFICERS OF NAVY
MUST BE RETIRED
Washington, May 18.—Fifteen officer»
must be removed from active service In
the navy this year to comply with the
law requiring a certain number of pro
motions in each grade annually. Dast
year 14 officers fell victims to this law
and at least two of them have elnca
made efforts In congress to be rein
stated. This year's list will Include five
captalnB, four commanders and four
lieutenant commanders and lieutenants.
Levi P. Morton 90 Yesrs Old.
New York, May 16.—Devi P. Morton,
former vice president of the United
States and for many years a leader In
banking and financial circles In this
city, attained his ninetieth year today,
having been born May 16, I8Î4, In
Shoreham,* Vt. More than a year ago
Mr. Morton was stricken with partial
paralysis and for a time It was feared
he could not survive the shock. Ha
rallied, however, and his condition Is
now said to be considerably Improved.
With his family he spent the past win
ter in Washington, coming a few weeka
ago to pass the summer at Ellers!!«,
the Morton country estate at Rhlna
eliff-on-Hudson.
Serious Fir* at Martinique,
Fort de France, Martinique, May 18.
—Fire started today In the vicinity of
the military hospital. Seven buildings
were destroyed.
Fixing Up the
Summer Home
People are already beginning
to plan for their summer vaca
tions.
Once again the newspaper
proves to be their best friend—
whether they want to select their
hotél or cottage, or buy the
furnishings they will need.
Glance through the advertis
ing In today's Capital News and
see how well It answers the
question In your mind.
The advertisements are sing
ing to the music of your needs.
They have anticipated your vsry
thoughts.
The greatest public service
Agents of today are the adver
tising columns of a good news
paper.

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