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COST OF LIVING V One way to meet The high cost or FORECAST living Is to spend more time studying the advertisements in your morning newspaper. In that way you will learn Washington, Feb. fi.—Forecast for where to spend your money and get . Arkansas: Fair Saturday and Sunday; the best possible value j THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES^TIIE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES. not so cold Sunday. VOLUME XXXII. TEN PAGES ,hot springs, Arkansas. Saturday morning, February 7. 1914 TEN pages , number us ENTHUSIASM LITTLE ROCK CITIZENS VISIT HERE AND TALK OF THE MUTUAL ADVANTAGES. SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE NEEDED Men of Arkansas Believe That the In terurban Will Develop a Splendid Field and Will Pay Large Dividends to Those Who Invest. . i Mayor Ta.\lor, Carl Baer, A. C. /Crouch, Frank Longley, C. C. Kava jiaugh. S. .1. Beauchamp, F. E. Maa den and Louis Khoton, all of Kittle iHoek, met with eitiezns of Hot (Springs last evening at the Business Men's League, for the pui|K>se of eu rhttsing interest in toe interurban pro posed between Little Rock and Hot (Springs. Tlie attendance on (lie part of the local citizenship was hindered for other reasons besides the extreme drop in the temperature, hut there was a very representative audience present. President Hainp \\ illiams of the y League presided, and the absence oi Secretary Melding was explained by ,\V. H. Martin, calling attention to the bereavement within the family of Mr Melding and tendering sympathy. iMr. Martin set forth the objects of the meeting, after which Mayor Tay Jor was introduced, i Mayor Taylor explained that the re lation between the two cities had been closer of late end that Little Uock felt most kindly to Hot Springs, and wanted to co-operate with this city in its upbuilding and in the upbuilding of the cities of the state and the de velopment of the country between the cities. He had made a visit to cities where interurbans had been built and they had proved beneficial. It. was time for some action to be taken now jn the proposed interiirban between Little Rock and Hot Springs. The organizers had done their work, the original subscribers had worked hard and now it was necessary to raise « larger sum and stock was to he is sued. The promoters wanted that stock to be held by Araknsans, and they were putting it out here first. Carl Maer spoke of the wonderful section of country which would be opened by the interiirban. There was timber in sufficient quantity to guar antee t lie success of the road, even if there were no passenger business to depend «,n. Kverywliere alcng the road farms would he opened up and the lands would he settled. , iMr. Louis Rhotou spoke ill a most optimistic vein He thought the coun try certainly needed development, and that nothing would serve this end so much as an interiirban. Ho believed that this interiirban would .mean the Pine Biuff lnterurhan, and 'that both would have feeder lines within a short time. He was sure the roads would he built soon under any conditions, but *e thought the I eople of the cities should urge the work. He spoke of the franchises given in Little Rock and Hot Springs as encouraging, but it was now nec essary to have additional aid in stock subscriptions. Mr. Sorrels of this city was intro duced and spoke of interurbnns in general and their opportunity for ad vancement. lie did not believe there any doubt about the investment earn ing large dividends. He believed tliai roads built under similar conditions were earning $",000,000 a year. Ho spoke of the large, amount of patron age for the road to anticipate, and urged the people to invest their mon ey in tills enterprise that offered div idends direct and indirect. Mr. Garrett, the father of the move ment, the originator of the plan, and the man who spent seven years get ting the road to the period of cer tainty it has now reached, was next railed on, and he outlined something of the obstacles that had been en countered and overcome, and urged the business people of the cities to get in behind the movement and help spread these interurban lines over the state and they would work out the development of the state. President Williams at the sugges tion of Mr. Garrett, appointed the following committee, each one to act as chairman of a sub-commitee of six. who will name a day next week, possibly Monday or Tuesday, when subscriptions to interurban stock will tie solicited. , W. S Sorrels, T. A. Cockburn, '•John A. Riggs, R T. Cook, W. G. Maurice, \Y. H. Moore, R. B. Siginaii. (I. A. Ruasey, Dave Laser and Dr. A. D- Williams. i Tills committee is requested to meet at Mr. Cock's ofliee at 1(1 o'cloe., this morning to complete further de tails of organization. As the meeting adjourned Mr. "Gar rett announced that Hiram Whitting ton had subscribed to $10,000 worth of stock. -o FATAL AUTO ACCIDENT. , San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 6-—T. N. Givens of Corpus Christi, caught be neath iiis overturned automobile, was killed, and two women and a child received slight injuries today, when •Givens lost c< ntroi of the car. The identities of the women were not learned. -o TESTIMONY IN STRIKERS CASES ONE OF THE WOUNDED MEN TELLS OF WITNESSING AS SAULTS BY MINE GUARDS. • Houghton. Midi., Feb (i.—Stanko Ktepeeh, one of the striking copper miners wounded in the Seeberviile shooting affray, testified today at the trial of two deputy sheriffs and three ,Wadde!14Mahon guards, that lie saw The officers assaulting John Kollan lie fore a shot had been fired. Kollan was one of the men they had gone to arrest. i The witness said James Cooper, a Waddell-Mahon man, struck him and also pointed a revolver at him. lie ran into the house and while he was inside heard a shot fired outside. Stepech had started upstairs when he .heard other shots. He dropped in his tracks at the foot of the stairs iwith a bullet wound in his side. I “Where did the bullet that struck yon come from?" was asked. I “It cante through the window.” Seven witnesses were examined to day. None saw the actual shooting of Steve Putrich, who the five men on trim are charged with killing. Joe Pntrlc'h, his brother, declared he saw one of the deputies strike K Ran, tint he said he was inside when the shoot ing was going on. iMrs. Antonia Sabinski said she saw a rock thrown before the first shot was fired, but she did not know who threw it Others testified they saw the deputies shooting into the house. ^ CLIN TO l*J VAN VLIET DEAD. * New York, Feb. 6.—Clinton Van Vliet, president of the Goodyear In dia Wilier Selling Company, died to day after an operation for appendi citis and the amputation of his left leg. He was in his sixty-ninth year. Mr. Van Vliet underwent an opera tion for appendicitis, as lie supposed three and a half years ago, but when he was taken 11 • recently physicians diagnosed his ailment as appendicitis and an operation revealed that only an abscess and not the appendix it self had been removed in the first operation Gangrene set in and yes terday Mr. Van Vllet’s leg was ampu tated in an effort to save his life. -o FATAL BOILER EXPLOSION. Urban. Ky., Fell. ti.—'Frank Pen nington and Robert Hayer of this city were killed: Thomas Hayer, Paiiie! Cox and Robert Hampton were fatal ly burned, while John and Lincoln Hayer were seriously Injured early to day .when a boiler in a sawmill ex ploded here. The mill was-ecmplete ly wrecked. All of the dead and in jured were employed at the mill and reside here. HIGH PRICE FOR ART. New York, Feb 6.—'It was announc ed here tonight that the sinai! Cowper Madonna, also known as the 'Pan shanger Raphael." had been bought by F. A. H. IWedener of Philadelphia at a price in excess of $700,000. When the picture changed owners in l>on don last the purchase price was given as $500,000. The picture is 24 by 17 inches in dimensions, and was painted about 1505 at Florence, when Raphael was in the first flush of enthusiasm for his art. It is said to represent the most gracious and delicate technique of the great master. -o ROCKEFELLER LEAVES. • , _ Cleveland, Feb. fi.— .f< hn D. Rocke feller left here otday for Tarrytown. X. Y. Tomorrow is the last day al lowed under the Ohio law for him to list his personal property for taxa tion, as demanded by Ohio taxation officials. Whether or not this fact had''anything to do with ids depart ure could not he learned. Rockefel ler hud been in Cleveland all winter. OUR POWERFUL NORTH ATLANTIC FLEET _ This is considered to bo the most powerful battle fleet in the world. K'-cently it leturued from the Mediter ranean, and left Hampton Houds for the soulh. During the last battle practice each of the vessels made a record Tor herself, while tie- flagship Wyoming broke the world's record at target practice The phonograph shows the nine Ships in the order in which they usually sail. The Wyoming is In the lead at the right, and is followed by the Florida, Ftah, Delaware, North Dakota, South Carolina, Rhode Island. Georgia and New Jersey. M EFFECT i NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE AND SENATE BANKING COM MITTEE MAY AGREE. A COMPROMISE BILL Members of Exchange Agree to Sub mit Suggestions as to the Provi sions of Proposed Bill to Regulate Dealings in Stocks. Washington, Feb. (i.—A possibility of compromise between the New York stick exchange ami the senate ibanking and currency commitee to the terms of a hill to provide federal regulatii n of stock exchanges was suggested today at the committee (hearing. H. K. Pomeroy, once presi dent of the exchange, and now on the board of governors, and the listing committee, agreed at the request of .Senator Pemerene to submit in writ ing suggestions as to legislation lie would deem advisable. Mr. Pomroy had laid before the committee tlie listing rules of the1 New York exchange and promised to furnish the constitution and rules <f other exchanges in the United States. ,He asserted that tile New York ex change was the only organization hav ing drastic rules as to listing securi ties ami that st.ocsk listed by it were accepted without question by the Lon don exchange. Senator Pomerene asked if legisla tion requiring other exchanges <o have equally drastic rules wouid not. tie beneficial. Mr. Pomroy replied that it would and agreed to draft a jilan as a basis for such a hill. (bias V Conant of New York pre sented by those opposing tit 1 pending •bill as an expert on economics, told the committee that it was seeking “to use a thirteen-inch gun to shoot a ca nary,” and that "the recoil may he more harmful than the bullet. He said the bill would give the postmas ter general autocratic power over the finances cf the United States. A public, open market, Mr. Conant continued, was vitally valuable to the country's welfare, a market where the poorest citizen could se“ for him self merely by looking '±. a daily pa per what was the* value of invest ments and without which lie would lie at the mercy of designing venders f securities. , The witness urged the committee not to press action aimed at stock exchanges now because of the need of time tp show the full effects of the new tariff and currency laws. The latter, he said, would remedy many evils, as to loan rates and financial conditions. Oeorge II. Kendall, 11■ ad of the New York Bank Note Company, agreed that incorporation of the New York exchange should be required because of its rules barring from its lists securities printed by any but the American Bank Note Company and Its subsidiaries. He sworn that fifty-two members of the exchange were stockholders in the American Hank Note Company and reaped a harvest from the “monopoly.” , Members ot the consolidated ex change of New York and probably representatives of the Boston ex changes will he heard tomorrow. -o NAME NEW GOVERNOR. i London, Feb. 6.—It Is officially an nounced that the Right Honorable Ronald Crawford Monroe-Ferguson, member i f parliament for Leith, will succeed Lord Denman as governor general of Australia. SUN FILES BRIEF. Washington, Feb. fi.—The Sun Printing, and Publishing Association i f New York today ti ed with & sub committee of the house committee on judiciary copies of the statement re cently presented to Attorney General iMcReyno.ds in reference to the re a tions of the Associated Press and the New York Sun. Request als;> was made for a hearing by the sub-com mittee, which will be given on Feb ruary 13. COLD WAVE STRIKES THE ENTIRE NORTH BECOMES GENERAL AND WAS CENTRAL OVER THE OHIO VALLEY YESTERDAY. Chicago, Feb. C.—A cold wave that heid virtually the entire country west of the Atlantic states in its grip was felt here today and by the end of the week will include the states along tlie eastern seaboard, according to the official forecasters. Zero weather today extended as far south as Texas ami in the northwestern states the mercury went to 40 below. The cold today was central over the Ohio valley. All parts of the country except Hie Atlantic states reported sudden low temperatures. Observa tions in the eastern states were to the effect that (he cold wave was moving southeast, while in the trans-Missis sippi region another cool center seem ed to tie on its way in the same direc tion. Extreme temperatures were: Havre, Mont.. 12 below; St. Joseph, iMo., zero: Denver, 12 below; Amar illo, Tex., 12 below; Winnipeg, Man., .'SO below; Spokane, Wash.. 4 below; Hemingford. NpIi., 15 below; Chey enne, Wyo.. 22 below. Farmers in the grain belt are grati fied by tiie snow, as it affords pro tection to winter wheat. Western cat tle are said to have been prepared for the cold and stock men will suffer little. A snow and sleet storm which fell over a large portion of Michigan is held responsible for a railr; ad wreck near Saginaw late today, when a Cirand Trunk freight train collided with a work train. Edward Lewes of iDurand, foreman of the the work train crew; Frank Krueger of Flint, brafce man, and an unidentified man were killed and others injured -o REDMOND IS BITTER. London, Feb G.—John Redmond, the Irish leader, tonight expressed the conviction that the Tlnionist party no imm«-( had any real objection to the principle of home rule for Ireland, hut was using Ireland as a pawn iti a game to destroy the present govern ment, arid in doing so restore to the | house of lords the power of the veto. j SENATOR BORAH iIaKES CHARG ES AGAINST MEN WITH THE NEW HAVEN RAILWAY. HOCEEDINliS MAY FOLLOW Senator Says Some of the Men Con nected with the Road Should Be Oe cupying Criminal’s Cells if Charge* Are Sustained. Washington, Feb. (i.—iMen involved in some of the past financial trans actions of the New York, New Ilaven and Hartford railroad were denounced today as criminals in the senate- Sen ator Borah said they should be occu pying ceils if charges relating to the corporation's affairs are susbtantiut ed. , There were intimations that the federal government still contemplates isntitution of criminal action against certain individuals engaged in trans actions of the New Haven which have been investigated by the interstate commerce commission. The discus sion arose when Senator Norris of Nebraska called up his resolution to direct Hip commission to extend Rh inquiry into the New Haven’s affairs, particularly with a view to ascertain ing what became of millions of the New Haven's funds, declared to have been fraudulently withheld from the railroad’s stockholders. Senator Norris insisted that further investigation, at least, might furnish a basis for proceedings by the present management < f (lie New Haven to re cover something for the widows and orphans who have been "plundered.’ Referring to circumstanes disclos ed in the commission's report on New JEngland railroad conditions, the sen ator declared tliai the commission had not compelted its investigation as to the New Haven because it feared it might be compelled to extend immun ity to offenders. It was his reading of sections of this report that prompt ed Senator Borah to assert that those persons proven guilty of the financia' transactions described ‘‘should be m the penitentiary." Senator Hornh declared ms iaun in the attorney general to push prosecu tions of certain men involved in al leged umawful New Haven deals. For him not to proceed, if ground for the relations shduld prove scund, he said, would lay the attorney general open to Impeachment. Former Commissioner Prouty in a letter to E. E. Clark, chairman of the commission, forwarded to Senator Newlands. chairman of the interstate commerce committee, expressed doubt in the wisdom of a further Inquiry into the New Haven. In this letter, which was read to the senate, Mr. Prouty asserted that the commission had in its possession all information it had been possible for it to obtain with relation to the New Haven's affairs. i A senate committee, Mr. Prouty suggested, cou’d accomplish more than the commission, because the lat I ter had no jurisdiction over affairs of some construction companies and other concerns which were involved In the railroad's deals. iConsideraticn of the resolution will 'tie resumed tomorrow. -o CONFEDERATE REUNION. I Jacskonville. Fla., Fell. 6.—'The 1914 reunion of Confederate veterans will lie held In Jacksonville May II, 7 mm 41, and not on April 29, HO and May il, as originally planned. The post ponement has been aproved by (ien. Bennett H. Yeung, commander in chief of the United Confederate Vet erans, and members of his staff, m well as the local veterans' organiuz tions and committees. It was erroneously staled last night that only two days would lie devoted to ths reunion. SPANIARDS FEAR VILLA’S VENGEANCE MANY ARE LEAVING TORREON UPON ADVICE OF SPANISH MINISTER AT CAPITAL. ICI Paso, Tex.. Pel), ti.—Fearful that Gen. Villa will curry out ills threat to deal summarily with Spaniards should they he raptured in the attack on Torreon, agents of Spain today to:* graphed to the Spanish minister at Washington recommending that their countrymen !*• urged to leave '! or reon before the battle begins. Span ish refugees, driven out of Chihuahua, after much of their property had been confiscated by Villa, were anxious that Spaniards in Torreon leave there for Monterey or^ the United States. Gen. Villa’s assertion that he would execute Spaniards who, lie says, have taken up arms to support the federals, was accepted as a warning for them to leave the country while they had a chance. Under ati order from Washington releasing munitions of war seized tie fore the lifting of the embargo, rebel leaders asked that 1,000,000 rounds of ammunition and one field gun held in 01 Paso be turned over to them. Orders, including one for 100.000 rounds of seven mllimetre ammuni tion for rifles of Standard make, were placed with manufacturers in the United States. The rebelR have de cided to buy guns lick those used in dhe federal army, they say, so that (hey can utilize ammuntticn captured from tile federals. , FIRE AT FORT SMITH. i 111 i Port Smith, Ark., Feb. 6-—Fire of mysterious origin. starting at 7 o’clock, had by 11 o’clock tonight part ly gutted tile Friedman -Mincer build ing, a seven-.’istory brick, steel and wooden building, at Garrison and Towson avenues, entailing a loss oil approximately $15,000. i Besides Louis Friedman, who owns the structure, the heaviest losers were the Mammoth Credit Clothing Company, owned by B. Jacobs of Tul sa, Okla., $12,000; Fentress & Hunt, undertakers, $3,000; Telmo Grocery (Company, $1,500; Miss Florence BecH man, dancing academy, $1,200, and the local ledge Knights of Columbus, $1,500. 5 iJJ DIVORCEE WED. T.os Angeles, Pel). G.—IMrs. Mary Scott Hartje, principal in a sensa tional divorce suit prosecuted by her former husband. Augustus Hartje, a wealthy resident of Pittsburg, now is the wife of Stanley Howard, son of a New York broker, whom she met through her son, Scott Hartje. The couple were married in Pasadena, February i. according to announce ments today, and will live in that city, where the young husband will tgo into business. Mrs. Hartje is 40 years old and the bridegroom is saUi to he 22. NEW MEXICAN CONSUL. New York. Feb. 6.—Thomas B. Holder, first secretary of the British legation in Mexico arrived here to night from London and later left for Washington whence he will proceeu to Mexico City via Key West, Havana and Vera Cruz, to relieve Sir Llousi Carden, the minister. Mr. Holder would not say whether he had been appointed minister to Mexico-. , "I am going to Mexico City to fake charge of the British legation while Sir Lionel goes home on leave,” he said. SALESMAN KILLS WIFE. ■Atlanta, Ga», Feb. ti.—A J. Amoson, traveling salesman of Atlanta, after a vain endeavor to secure an interview with Ids wife, shot and killed her on a downtown street here today. He then fired two shots into his own Ibody and fell dead, i The oruple had been separated for several weeks, , 1 ACTIVITIES AT TAMPICO REBELS ARE PREPARING FOR A , SECOND CONCENTRATED AT TACK ON SEAPORT. AMERICANS HUNTINIi UANIIIT Angered at Death of Their Country men They Join Rebels in Hunting Down tlie Bandit Chief Who Perpe. trated the Outrages. I Vera Cruz, Mex., Feb. 11.—(Rebels arc concent luting fi,r an immediate attack on Tampico, according to a jwiivlc.su dispatch received here today l,0,» Clarence A. Miller, United (Stales consul at. Tampico. Consul Miller, who lias exceptionally good sonrcves of information, said the rcb els, alter they had been repulsed in a smail fight near Laguna De 144 l’uerta February 4. retreated to Lo» Ksteros with trifling loss. That night several train loads of reinforcements arrived from Victoria and the follow ing day the rebels made an advance movement towards Altandra and Tant ,1'i'o, driving in the. federal advance guard and openly expressing their in tention to take Tampico by storm on ,ihe night of February 5 or 6. Apparently, however, the consul's report says, the attack was deferred to await the arrival of reinforce- , incuts from the south. These are ex pected to arrive the night of Febru ary 8 and force a passage across the Fanuco river and assault the undo fended south side of the city. The rebels yesterday destroyed the water service for iniies up the river from Tampico, leaving only a three days' supply of water in the city res ervoir. They have planned also to (t ie tlie oil tanks ct the five foreign oil companies anti turn the blazing streams in the river to destroy or compel the immediate retreat down stream of any Mexican gunboats guarding the east and west approach. ■es to the city. The Vera Cruz Is the only gunboat now at Tampico, but others are expected. The federal gar. rlson at Tampico has been depleted il>y the dispatch of troops to assist t* the defense of San Ltiis Fotosi and the attempt to reopen the railroad tiom San Luis Fotosi to Tampico to which much additional damage re cently been done by rebel raiders, Tampico is entirely Isolated except through wireless on the warships. , Later movements cf the rebe.s in dicate a radical change in the plan adopted after their repulse in the first attack on Tampico in December. It then was decided to concentrate all their efforts to reducing Monterey before resuming the attack. The federal gunboat Zaragoza sail ed today for New Orleans, carrying Ignacio Melgarejo, a well-kno'wn civil engineer, who is understood to have a commission to purchase arms for the federal government. Americans Join Hunt. Juarez, Mex., Feb. (i —Cowboys, said to be from the Ifearst ranch, railroad employes and men from the Madera Lumber Company's plant, an ^ered by the capture of American railroad officials and trainmen by iMaximo Castillo’s bandits, the burn fug or a Mexican Northwestern pas senger train and the wrecking of the Ibig Cumbre railroad tunnel, have formed a posse and will join with the rebels in running down the desper adoes. i From Madera came a rumor, gen erally discredited, that when the train was sent crashing into the burning tunnel passengers, including the •Americans, were locked inside the cars and perished. When the tele graph wire to Madera was restored this afternoon railroad officials there threw doubt on the rumor. Neverthe less. news from F. J. Clark, superin tendent of the Chihuahua division of the read, who left Madera to Investi gate the whole occurrence, was eager ly awaited. i The road from Eagie Pass to the City of Mexico via Torreon. where the next big battle of the revolution is expected to take place, wras report ed open today. AGED MASON KILLED. New- York, Feb. ti — Robert John son, tia, reitred salesman and promi nent m Masonic circles, fell to his death tonight, when it is tnongnt. he stepped through an open elevator door on the tenth floor of the Masonic .Temple.