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MEET THE HIGH AIA JL WEATHER . . 4 < &*&1 forecast living is to spend more time studying Mg/ JP IB^. B y IB^ B IB B - - Ihe advertisements in your morning AfiJlr T&r'/^Br JS*'' JSkf J Mm newspaper. In that way you will learn ^ ^ t~V\ , Washington, Feb. 4.-Forecast for where to spend your money and get Arkansas Main Phursday; Friday, the best possible value TfiE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES. fair, we rain east portion, colder. ■ ■ .. .-. - _ __ VOLUME XXXII. hot springs, arkainsas, Thursday morning, fibdruary 5. um. ni miikr hi LAWS ALIKE COUNCIL TAKES STAND AGAINST DISCRIMINATION AS BETWEEN ITS CITIZENSHIP. TO MAKE A DEPOT DEMAND City Attorney McLaughlin Says He Will Take Lack of Depot to Rail road Commission i* the Council Will Pass Resolution for Him. The enforcement of the city ordi nances without discrimination as be tween the citizens as to whom they may he applicable was discussed free ly in the city council last night, with the result that there are likely to be some very interesting changes in lo cal affairs. The subject of discrimination Hrat came before the council when .1. T. T Warren, a colored business man. ask eu permission 10 erect a small sneei iron structure on Creek and .Waiver# avenue. Some aldermen asked if it ■was in re lation of the fire ordinance. Warren said Chief Tate of the fir* department had to.d him no wood could be contained in such a building and lie was wanting to use four wood en posts. There were objections rais 'd Imme diately by some win said tliey would not vote for a violation of any ordi nance. Alderm. n Sigman and Petlei in particular took the stand that it was useless to have ordinances and then give somebody the privilege ot violating them They both took the stand also that the council had n< right to grant permission for the vio lation of an ordinance. We gave Simon C‘op‘r permission to erect a building much worse than this one," said Mr Rigsbee. 1 lAlderman Peden had also hearn complaints about the Cooper buiidim and on motion a special committee was appointed, comp sed of Messrs Sigman, Peden and Rigsbee. to inves ligate the Cooper hui’dlng as t whether it was in keeping with the statements under which it was per mitted to he built Then a barber on Valley street asked permission to erect a barlie pole on the outside edge of the side l.ahv. Of course, il was t i lie a nid* painted pole, like the others. But t majority of the council vot' d agaitis giving this permission, which was a so against the city ordinances, nru th en followed some more contentlor about giving privileges to some and denying it to others. Alderman Sigman stated that the administration should require th? re moval of ail violati. 11s of the ordi nances in the matter of signs on th streets, 'ow awnings, ana ouiei an liovanees aiul hindrances to street traffic, and on a motion that the chic' of police lie instructed forthwith t order all merchants to comply # wit) Hip ordinances in this respect, the following was the vote: For the Sigrnan motion. Peden. Pettit Rigsbee, Reynolds. Burgaurer. iLedwidge and Sigrnan. , Against: Williamson and Gunther City Attorney Mel.auglilin stated t< the council that he had prepared a resolution which he would present to the city council next Saturday night at its special session, and if the coun cil wouid pass that resoltton and back him up he believed he could force the Iron Mountain rallr< ad to takt immediate steps towards building a depot in tills city. He said lie would take the resolution before the state railroad commission. The council in structed him to bring in the reso lution fur approval. There were present at the session Aldermen Sigrnan. Peden. William son, Burgaurer. Rjlgsbee, LedwIds?* Pettit, Gunther and Reynolds. City Attorney Md-atighlin report ed on the $4,000 due on the first auto I ruck bought, and said that in his 'opinion the owners of the machine could replevin it unless the city paid tile money now due. and could also keep the $5,00(1 that had been paid on the machine by the city as rents' He suggested that the council pay this money. /Alderman Williamson and Aider man Sigrnan believed that there was some other way out other than giving this company the $4,000 at this time, and the matter went over until a later meeting of the council. The matter of thv sewer drainage through tlie Belding and Stullcii]: building, for which pipe the city pahl f. r u wht.e $25 per month rental was explained by Mr. Stallcup, who said he did not believe the city would avoid the payment and that the prop erty owners wanted tlie pipe remov ed, Alderman Burgaurer made a report on the tilings necessary to add to the lire protection of the city hall be fore the Insurance rate could be re duced. City Attorney McLaughlin announc ed that notice had been legally served on Mr. Murray of the sanitary com pany to appear before the council Sat urday night and defend himself against an allegation that would bp taken up in effect that the contract with the city had been invalidated by his refusal to haul the garbage to a certain dumping place. City Collector Van SiclJe reported that only two wholesale liquor li censes have been taken out, these by Messrs. L. I). Cooper and .loe LeRoy and that he understood four or five other wholesale liquor dealers were doing business in the city. On motion Chief of Police Ellison was ordered i to notify these other deaiers they must pay today or the eihef would close them up and refuse them per mission to enegage in business until they had complied with the city li ■ense ordinance on that subject. The bonds of Gus Strauss and leorge \V. Housley, as members ot the board of public affairs, were ap proved by the city attorney. Th<* building ordinance was taken ip and discussed, but it was too late to take definite action on it. SHERIFF ANSWERS THE DAMAGE SHIT CLAIMS THERE IS OTHER MOTIVE BEHIND THE ACTION THAN HOPE TO WIN. Says George Davis, Who Shot Dial Cooper, Was Not a Deputy of His at the Time of Shooting Sditor Sentinel-Record: 1 see in your paper this morning that Dial Cooper has sued myself and bondsmen [or $ Hi,two, claiming that George Davis, who shot - him. was in, deputy. J desire to state through your paper, in order that my bonds men may know the truth, that George Davis was not my deputy at the time he shot Cooper, and had not been my deputy for a considerable length of time before. i wish to state further that if he had been my deputy, Mr. Cooper v the last man on earth who should ask for damages, as his conduct on that night more than < ne time was no! that of a peaceable citizen. The proof will show overwhelmingly, not only by tlie officers, hut by citizens who will have no motive when testifying other than to tell the truth. I might say. and without mistaking the truth, that. Mr. Coper is not en tirely responsible for this suit; that hose who wore instrumental in tiring ini' indictments against me last March because I had the manhood to respond to the wishes of 90 per cent of our people and close gambling, are behind this stilt, is as plain as the full mot n on a clear night. Every citizen knows who they are. Rut I want to say most positively that the bringing of this suit will not open gambling in Hot Springs; neith er will it advance the price of raw hides, sold by one of the conspira tors under tin- guise of beef. And I wish to say further that street walk ing infidels, who are found on the street all day long, talking honesty, and te:ling people secrets confident ially. and spitting their cars full, will, when this suit is ended, he no more respected than they now are. This suit lias all the earmarks of a shake down, hut 1 wish it under stood nv st emphatically that there is no fruit on this tree for Mr. Cooper. Thanking you for the favor ot pub lication, 1 am. Respectfully, R U WILLIAMS. INFANT BELDING DEAD. One of the twins of Mr. and Mrs I George It. ISelding died early yeater dlay morning, after a rather sudden and unexpected attack only a short while before. The twin was known as the “Pink Baby.” the parents hav ing deferred naming them until a later period and since their birth have been designated as the “Blue Baby” and the “Pink Baby." The sudden death of the infant was not alone a shock to the parents, hut tr the friends of the couple. The fu neral service was held at the home yesterday afternoon. Rev. Trimbie ol the Central Methodist church conduct tug the ceremony. FIRST FIGHT « RESULTS IN REBEL DEFEAT AND THE OCCUPATION OF IMPOR TANT MOUNTAIN PASS. MUST NOW FIGHT TO GAIN IT Gen. Villa Leaves Juarez to Take Per sonal Charge of the Forward Move ment Against the Federal Strong hold at Torreon. Chihauhau. Mex.. Fob. 4.—The first skirmish between federal troops pro tecting Torreon and rebels advanc ing on that city resulted in a with drawal of the rebel forces. Details of the skirmish reached here today. The fight was in the mountain pass of Huerta De Laeadena, alrout thirty miles from Mapimi and northwest of Torreon, * * | «l| Rebel troops under Gen. Urbina were guarding the pass when they were attacked by a federal force from Mapimi. A brief fight resulted in the rebels' retreat, to the main rebel ad vance guard north of Mapimi. Gen. Urbina was attempting to bold the pass as an appi'i ecli for rebels from the west. The rebe’s now believe that they will have to fight for Ma pimi before they reach Torreon. On the arrival of Gen. Francisco Villa from Juarez today, rebel lead ers looked forward to the Torre m campaign, although train loads of am munition and rations for men and horses have to he shipped forward for a week or ten days before any thing like a general engagement takes place. 'Meantime the rebels are enjoying the fruits of recent victories and are enforcing what alleged Huerta sym pathizers call a reign of terror. One of the duties assigned to an employe of a rebel newspaper is to take from the files the names of per sons who participated in social or business events before the rebels oc cupied the city. Lists of these names published invariably bring forth dis claimers from the persons referred to. Nevertheless, reports of some having been shot are numerous. Along the streets roll carriages and automobiles owned by rich families, who have been banished, but which now arc used by citizens who a few months ago were classed as peons. As the more striking equipages pass in the social parades, comments come from the crowd, such as “that was Juan Creel's carriage.” or “look at the horses of Terrazas.” The federal theatr* erected under the Diaz regime lias been opened for the benefit of the revolution and mili tary bands perform in tire plazas daily. In line with the statement of Gen Villa that he would bnnish all Span lards known to have opposed the reb els and that, he would exterminate all Huerta influences, the following has been given publicity iter? as rep resenting tlie motives behind the rev olution : “The trouble with the Madero rev olution was that it was not fought to a finis'p. After Diaz fell the greater part of his regime survived and crip pled Madero. The Madero adminis tration formed too generous a com promise with a beaten enemy. The danger of revolution will continue un til the reform elements triumph com pletely; until the country is purged of the clentifico influence and until we are rid of landlordism In brief, the remedy f t- revolution is a thor ough revolution, it is this fact that causes Carranza to reject a'l offers of compromise, since such compromises contain the seed of endless disturb ance.” ___— Ortde Field Pieces. Laredo, Tex.. Feb. 4.—Field pieces have been rodered by Mexican con stitutionalists for immediate ship ment now that the arms embargo has been raised through San Ignacio, twenty-five miles below here, into Mexican territory controlled by them, according to announcements by con stitutionalist representatives here to day. They are als» preparing that arms and ammunition shipped here from the United States for export into Mexico should Ice released. Activity at Tampico. Brownsville, Tex.. Feb. 4.—The town of Altamira. twelve miles alcove Tampico, was occupied without re sistence today ley rebels, the small federal garrison retreating to the sea ■port. In announcing this constitu tionalist headquarters at Matamoros said reconstruction of the Mexican National railroad from Tampico to Victoria and Monterey had already be gun and that they would operate trains regularly now between Alta mira and Linares. Neuvo Leon. — - — o BREMNER RALLYING. Congressman Suffering from Cancer Shows Great Vitality. Baltimore, Feb. t -Congressman I Hubert (!. Bremner of New Jersey, who has been at the point of deatli for several days at a sanitarium here, where he received radium treatment for cancer, displayed remarkable vi tality today. After rallying from a sinking spell at midnight last night, Mr. Bremner was much weaker today. -o HUNTINliTON MINERS WILL RESUME WORK AGREEMENT IS REACHED BE TWEEN ARKANSAS MINE OPE RATORS AND STRIKERS. Fort Smith, Ark . Feb. i. Eleven hundred miners will answer the call of the whistles at tiie seven mines of the Central Coal and Coke Company at Huntington, Hartford and Bonanza, Ark., tomorrow, and following an agreement reached tonight between the operators and the representatives of the miners’ union. The miners have been out since Wednesday, Jan uary 28. The men struck because of the refusal of the operators to abide by the decision of Arbitrator Steels on the question of compensa tion of four men who had been re fused employment “on turn,” Janu ary 1, 1912. At a conference today In Hartford between William Mcl.«ugh-' lin, district board member of the Unit ed Mine Workers of America, and Uen. Supt. McKinley of the Central Coal and Coke Company, it was agreed that the company shall pay each of the approximately 1,100 men HI for each day the strike has lasted, and shall also pay the four men in fused work “on turn” $1 for each day such employment was refused. The penalties thus imposed will aggregate nearly $8,000. The settlement of the strike is con sidered by the miners' union officials here as a complete victory for the union, in that the Central Company will, according to the agreement reached today, obey the decree of Ar bitrator John Steel of Pittsburg. Kan., allowing the four miners com pensation for the time they w-ere idle through the company's refusal to em ploy them. PERUVIAN REVOLT PROVES A SUCCESS CAME SO SUDDENLY THAT AMER ICAN INTERESTS ARE WITH OUT A SINGLE WARSHIP. Washington. Feh. 4. The spectacu lar anil successful revolution In Peru finds the United States navy without a single warship south of the equator. The work of the revolutionists was so complete, however, that there is no need of haste in dispatching a ves sel to the scene. Later it may become necessary for the United States to have at hand means of supporting any representa tions that the state department may decide to maek regarding the new government to rise on the ruins of the iBillinghurst administration. So far the officials here have not been able to frame any policy News came to the department late today from the American legation in Uinta of the ar rest of President Billinghurst. but the brief dispatch did not include the plans of the revolutionists, and the Peruvian legation here had no news at-all from the capital. That some embarrassment may he experienced in adjusting the pro nounced views of the administration regarding revolution-made govern ments to the present state of affairs in Peru was admitted in some quar ters. But it was pointed out that, i wing to the peculiar conditions un der which 1’resident Bll'inghurst came into office a year ago with a cloud on his own title, it may not Ife necessary to raise the question as to the status of his successor. Some officials believe exd’resident Leguia, who was forced to flee from .Peru by Billinghurst some time ago, was behind today’s uprising. Leguia was in Washington a few weeka ago, hut at last reimrts had gon? to Ixm don to get financial hacking for an at tempt to overthrow the Billinghurst government. [GLASS LOSES SENATE SEAT BY A MAJORITY OF 32 TO 31 SEN ATE DENIES SEAT TO GOV ERNOR’S APPOINTEE. ACRIMONIOUS DEBATE ENSUED Popular Alabamian Gained Strength Steadily and Only Direct Appeal for Enforcement of Direct Election Law Prevailed. Washington, Fob. 4.—illy u majority of one vote. 32 to 31, Frank P. Glass of Alabama, editor of a Birmingham newspaper, late today lost bis fight, for a seat in the United States sen ate The vote sustained the ren m inendation of the committee on privi leges and elections, which held that Air. G'ass was not entitled to be seat ed because his appointment by Gov. O’Neil to succeed the late Senator Joseph F. Johnston was made after the seventeenth constitutional amend ment, declaring election of senators by the people had been proclaimed in full effect. Spirited and, at times, bitter debate marked the close of tlie case, the sec ond which the senate lias settled in volving interpretation of the constitu tional amendment. Senator Blair Lee of Maryland, who was seated a few days ago on recommendation ot t lie elections committee, made his maiden speech in favor of Mr. Glass and later cast his vote for him. In the face of determined opposition from the majority members of the committee, headed by Senator Kern, the champions of the Alabamian, pro ceeding from a forlorn hope, made remarkable progress in gaining votes and tlie nnrr w margin by which they lost tiie fight created great surprise. That Gov. O'Neil’s appointee had been gaining strength steadily in tin last few days had been apparent, bflut that lie would come so close to success had not been contemplated* until the iast hour of the controversy. Then It. was that Senator Walsh of Montana, who wrote the majority re port, in a closing plea appealed to his colleagues to cast aside personal esteem and friendship and to consid er the case from a legal point of view only; to realize that they were mak ing history and that a precedent might lx1 established upon which the will of the people might lie overturn ed in future emergencies. In spite of the committee's report, only eight Democrats voted to deny Mr. Glass itis seat. They were; Senators Kern. Hitchcock, Johnson, [dealt*?, lullin’ in, out' Tind Walsh. Five Republicans, Brad ley, Chilton. Fall, Perkins and Steph enson. voted with the minority. Senator Clapp of Minnesota, who Pad signed the minority report favor ing Mr Glass, proved eventually to be the undoing of the Alabama ap pointee. Senator Clapp previously had announced that he would vote to seat Mr. Glass, hut late today, in a brief speech, he decelared that lie had be come convinced that his original in terpretation cf the case had been er roneous. —-o AVIATOR'S MISTAKE. I Nancy. France, Feb. 4 Another German military aeroplane alighted today on French territory. It landed near the village of Croismare. six miles inside the frontier, in the de partment of Meurthe Et. Moselle. The two aviators, Lteuts. Priesteu and Gemer of the German army, find ing themselves in France, immediate ly called on the mayor of Croismare. As they were In their German, uni forms, they created considerable ex citement in the village NEW ITALIAN AQUEDUCT. Genoa, Italy, Feb. 4. A contract which may develop into the most im portant undertaking ever carried out in Italy by an American concern was closed today wlffli a Philadelphia firm which received an initial order to furnish 45,000 tons of pipe for the $:W>,000,000’ aqueduct under construc tion In the Apulan district. The con tract was in face of Italian. French, German, and English competition. BIG PRUSSIAN LOAN. (Berlin, Feb. 4.—The success of the recent Prussian loan of approximate ly $90,000,000 in treasury notes at 4 per cent has led the government tc decide on a further issue of $50,000, 0O0 on the same terms. PASS MINE RUN BILL. Columbus. O.. .Tan. 4—The house today passed the Green anti-screen biH, which provides for payment to Ohio coal miners on a run-of-mine basis. The hill already has pas the senate but goes hack to that branch of the legislature for concur fem e in an amendment. PIONEER OPERATOR DEAD. Boston, Peb. 4 —The sudden death ol James K (Iritlth, well known as a i telegrapher and newspaper worker, was announced today. More than thirty years ag >, wIiph employed by the old New England Associated fPress. Mr. Griffith operated the first telegraph line .between New York and this city leased by a press associa tion. Later he entered editorial work. — it-— NEW STORE. Morris Scbiff Opens His New Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Store Today. iMr. Morris Scliiff opens his new la dies' ready-t -wear store in the God dard Hotel building today, with an exclusive line of moderate priced ga3 tnents. Mr. Sk-hlff lias been connect ed with several of the leading ladies’ ready-to-wear stores in this city a Intim'lier of years, and he extends an invitation to friends to call today and inspect his new store HITCH FOR AMERICAN PRESS CLAIMS BILL REGULATING STOCK EXCHANGES WOULD RUSSIANIZE AMERICA. Resents Attack on Newspapers and Says Press Fears Only a One Man Censor. Washington, Feb. \.—"This hill at tempts to Russianize America; it would establish a censorship over the press by the postmaster general. American newspapers will not tol erate it.” Tliis was the comment, of Senator Hitchcock to fellow members of the senate hanking and currency com mittee today at the opening of hear ings on the stock exchange regula tion bill, offered by Chairman Owen. Samuel Untermver. of New York, who said he had much to do with drawing the hill, appeared to sup port it. Senator Hitchcock’s protest was made during his examination. The bill provides for denial of the mails to stock exchanges which vio late restrictions imposed by the measure and would require tflie in corporation of stock exchanges un der state laws. Senator Hitchcock declared the measure was an attempt to take front the states powers and duties which purely were domestic and in no sense federal. He asserted that the wording of the bill would give the postmaster general absolute provis ion of news concerning sto>ck ex changes which papers, outside of the cities wihere exchanges were located, wished to print. CVIr. Untermyer insisted the power given the postmaster general was limited; that only transactions of a fraudulent character would he bar red from the mails. "The jfross always has been jeal ous of the postoffiee privileges,” he said, "fearing regulations some time might reach a libelous matter.” "As a newspaper man, I take ex ception to Miat statement,” said Mr. Hitchcock. ''The papers only resist an attempt to place in the hands of any one man the power to censor publications.” Senator Nelson attacked the bill as not sufficiently drastic. "You do not get to the root of the evil,” he said. "I think it is In the listing of stocks. That is what you should seek to control. Tthat is the great power of these exchanges—the pow er to place wildcat stocks on their lists.” Mr. Untermyer insisted that the provision requiring a public state ment of the affairs and responsibil ity of listed corporations served much the same purpose. "You've got infected with the Wall street spirit,” remarked Senator Nelson. "You’ve scotched the snake hut you have not killed it.” PORTLAND SCHOOLS CLOSED. (Portland, Me., Feb. 4.—The board of health today ordered all schools closed for an indfinite period, as a. precautionary measure to prevent the spread of smallpox, fifteen cases of which are known to exist here. Thir teen thousand pupils are affected. BEGIN TRIAL OF OFFICERS DEPUTIES AND MINE GUARDS AT HOUGHTON CHARGED WITH WILFULLY KILLING. FIRED WITHOUT PROVOCATION Is the Allegation of the Prosecution and It Is Claimed Officers Shot Holes Through Their Own Hats to Show Justification. 'Houghton, Mich. Feb. t — a jury completed in the See’berville murder case, the state t'day began Introduc tion of testimony in an effort to prove that the two deputy sheriffs and three Waddeli-Mahon guards on trial "wilfully and deliberately killed Steve Putrich," and that Putrich was slain "in the execution of an unlaw ful arrest." Anthony Lucas,' prosecuting attor ney of Houghton county, outlined the stale's case in an opening statement to the jury. He said John Stltnac and John Kollan, strikers, attempted to cross mining company property at Seebervllle August 14, last, and were warned off by Humphrey Quick. % watchman. Arter an exchange of words the men continued on their way and Quick reported the alleged trespass to Thomas Raleigh, In charge of the YVuddelbMahon men at the Champion mine. Raleigh, in turn, reported to the mine manager who ordered Sti mae and Kollan brought before him. Raleigh, who now is a fugitive under the same charge, then took three of his men and Deputy Sheriffs Poiking home and James to the boarding house where tire two strikers lived, declared the prose"cutor. Quick ac companied them. They found Kollan, who refused to go with them, as they had not a warrant. They started *o leave tile premises, but before they were out of the yard a stick was thrown by some one behind them anil if. struck a deputy on the rim of the hat. The deputy turned, said the prosecutor, ami shot the nearest man, Steven Putrich, in the stomach, wounding him fatally. The six inen then fired a fusillade into the win dows of the house in which the other boarders had assembled, it was a'i leged. The deputies left, but return ed soon afterwards to find one man dead and three wounded. (Mr. Lucas told the jury witnesses would testify they saw one of the deputies shoot a hole through the crown of his own hat. "We contend it was a deliberate killing, without any excuse." said Mr. Lucas, ‘and that all are equally guil ty before the law because they went to the house for a common purpose.” The testimony of Quick, the watch man. before the coroner's jury was read into the record. Quick is in Knglaud. lie was outside the yard and did not know who fired the first shot. As the deputies were leaving the yard, he testified, a ten pin and a stcne were thrown at them. Ha saw no one hit, however. Stlmac was on the stand when the court adjourned for the day. ARRESTS INVESTIGATED. Two Men Picked up Here for Postof fice Robbery Are Still Held. John P. I.ane and Edward Stand ing. who were arrested here by Post master Johnson, Inspector Haynes, Chief Ellison, ('apt. H upt and Detec tive Kills, have been “mugged” by the Hertiilon department. It is claim ed that they robbed a postoflice at Edgar, a small point near Hope, in this state. They were here with bags representing themselves as spectacle and razor peddierB. The police have held one under bond and the other is still in Jail, while Ellis is looking up their records. ■--o LINCOLN'S GUARD DEAD. - # Corning, N. Y., Feb. 4.—Ool. Henry Tiitfliill, who commanded the guard which watched ovor the body of President Lincoln while it was lying In state in Washington, died here to day at the age of 80. BIG HERRING CATCH. St. Johns. N. F„ Feb. 4—The her ring fisher you the west coast, in which a number of Canadian and American vessels engaged, closed to day with a total catch of 65,500 bar rels against 71.700 barrels last year.