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This city's dealers are live and up-to-date. They can meet the prices of outsiders. Read the ads and pick out the bargains. ESTABLISHED 1877 RYAN AND OTHER CONVICTED LABOR LEADERS MUST GO TO FEDERAL PRISON President Wilson Commutes Sentences of Few But no Leniency is Shown “Higher Ups” of Union Guilty of Dynamiting Outrages. Washington. D. C., June 24 —President Wilson today commuted to expire at once the sentences imposed on Michael J. Hannon, of Scranton, Pa.; Frank H. Painter, of Omaha, Neb.; Fred J. Mooney, of Duluth, Minn., and William Shupe, of Chicago, all convicted in the “dynamite conspir acy" cases. The other twenty defendants, including the leaders, must begin serv ing their sentences tomorrow in the Leavenworth penitentiary. Clem ency for John H. Barry and Paul J. Morrin, both of St. Louis, was withheld, while they have opportunity to submit separate petitions. Hannon had been sentenced to three years; Painter to two: Mooney and Shupe each got a year and a day. Those whose applications for clem ency were f ’ally denied and the terms they must serve are as follows. Frank M. Ryan, head of the Iron Workers, Chicago, seven years. Eugene A. Clancy, San Francisco, six years. Michael J. Young, Boston, six years. Frank C. Webb, New York, six years. Philip A. Cooley, New Orleans, six years. John T. Butler, Buffalo! N. Y., six years. Charles T. Beuin, Minneapolis, three years. Henry W. Legleitncr, Denver, three years. Ernest O. W. Basey, Indianapolis, three years. J. E. Munsey, Salt Lake City, six years. Peter J. Smith, Cleveland, Ohio, four years. Murray &. Pennell, Springfield, Illinoli, three years. W. Bert Brown, Kansas City, throe years. Edward Smythc, Peoria. Illinois, three years. George Anderson, Cleveland, three years. Frank J. Higgins, Boston, two years. Michael .1. Cunnane, Philadelphia, three years. William E. Reddin. Milwaukee, three years. No memorandum was given out ac companying the President's action, as sometimes is done in such cases, but it was understood the President followed closely the recommendations of Attorney General Mcßeynolds. The four men whose sentences were com muted had a minor part in the con spiracy. the government charged. The twenty-four men who applied for pardon were convicted of con spiracy and the transportation of dy namite in Interstate commerce for the wrecking of buildings and other structures in a labor war between QUIET FOLLOWS BLOODY BATTLE IN BUTTE-—MOYER DRIVEN FROM HALL BY ENRAGED UNIONISTS Butte. Mont., June 24. —After u night of terror in Butte apprehen sion war, felt throughout the city to day that the mob of insurgent min ers that last night wrecked Miners' Union hall with 25 blasts of dyna mite. might turn their activities in another direction. Nevertheless the rlty was outwardly calm today. The mines, all but too near the wrecked miners* hall, from one of which the powder that blew up the building was stolen, are working to day. No trace has been found or Presi dent Charles H. Moyer of the West ern Federation of Miners, who last night called the meeting of the old union to order and presented Jjis plan for conciliation of the warring fac tions. Hardly had Moyer read his pa per. promising to correct the grlev-, ances of the seceding miners and concluding with a plea for calmer judgment, when the first shots of the early evening rioting, in which one spectator was killed and three injured, were heard. | Moyer and' about 200 miners, steadfast to the cause of the old union, were hurriedly warned to flee for their lives. They escaped THE CHRONICLE=NEWS Only Afternoon Full Leased Wire Associated Press Paper in Southern Colorado the Structural Iron Workers' organ ization and the employers. The note in the cases grew directly out of the dynamiting of the Los Angeles Times building and the confessions of the McNamara brothers. New trials have been granted and are ponding for the .follow'ing: Olaf A. Tveitmoc, San Francisco. William J. McCann. Kansas City. James E. Ray, Peoria, Illinois. Richard H. Houlihan, Chicago. Fred Sherman, Indianapolis. William Ben Hart. Cincinnati. HOME COMING OF COL. ROOSEVELT CAUSES STIR New York. June 24.—The; second home coming today of Colonel Theo dore Roosevelt within two months caused almost as much of a stir among Progressive, party leaders aud friends of the former president as did his first on May 19 from South America. Today as last month. Col onel Roosevelt’s opinions on political questions drew Progressive leaders to this city and for some time the Roosevelt home at Oyster Bay will be the scene of many conferences. From the Impcrator came wireless messages yesterday stating that Col onel Roosevelt had spent much of his time since the big liner sailed working on the speech he will deliv er on June 30 at Pittsburgh. Fogs last night and early today were expected to cause the Imporat or to reduce her speed and she may not reach quarantine until tonight. Colonel Roosevelt planned to leave the ship at quarantine and go direct to Oyster Bay on board a yacht. Theodore Douglas Robinson. Progres sive state chairman, and George W. Perkins were the only party leaders who expect to meet the Colonel and go with him to Oyster Bay. Mrs. Roosevelt also planned to meet the traveler on the yacht. from the rear of the building into an automobile. Two men in the crowd through which the machine dashed, followed with drawn revol vers which they discharged as they gave chase. In a moment the ma chine had turned a corner and was out of sight. Since then nothing has been seen or heard of the federation president. After several hundred shots from rifles and sawed-ofT shot guns were discharged, the dynamite crow began its work. This continued until 2 o’clock this morning, when the ex plosives that had been taken by force from the Stewart mine had been ex hausted. The rear and side walls of the minors’ union hall, erected in 1899, remain standing. Every pane of glass in the build ings on both sides of the street for a block each side of the hall Is shat tered. The property damage will exceed sloo,oo'o. I At midnight the officers of Now Butte Mine Workers’ union circulat ■ ed "hand bills in the crowd calling upon the miners in the name of their new union to return to their homes. These appeals had little effect. Contlawed on pace 8.) TRINIDAD, COLO., WEDNESDAY EVENING, JUNE 24. 1914. STORM CLAIMS HEAVY TOLL OF DEATH St. Paul, Minn., June 24.—Four killed in Minneapolis, two fatally, and a score seriously injured at Wa tertown, S. D., property damage es timated at more tiian one million dol lars, with an almost complete pros tration of telegraph and telephone communication for a number of hours, was the reported havoc today of last nigfiCs wind and rain storm which swept over North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wis consin. Reports of the storm, however, were incomplete here at noon and it is quite possible that the loss of life and property damage totals inay he largely Increased when communica tion is restored in the four states. Apparently the storm struck with greatest severity at Watertown, where it cut through a section of the city for 16 blocks with cyclonic force. Between 250 and 400 build ings were wiped out. Mrs. Carl Tlackland and baby and Miss Marie E. Clove were caught In the wreckage of their homes and possibly fatally injured. In Minneapolis Esther Munson, 17 years old, was killed when her home collapsed. Louis G. Rams and Margaret Kelly were drowned when their canoe was blown over In Lake Harriet. Miss Loretta Grams of Jordan, Minn., also was caught in a canoe which was swamped in Lake Harriet, and drowned. dear I/uke, S. D.. June 24.—H. E. Mannig was killed and Mrs. Chris tianson and baby daughter fatally hurt in a tornado near here last night. Property loss Is $40,000. Chicago. 111.. June 24. —Last night’s wind storm caused no loss of life and only minor damage to crops, flimsy structures and to the telegraph and to tho telephone wires. The storm was most severe at Watertown, S. D., where it reach ed the. proportions of u tornado, de stroyed buildings over 30 blocks and injured 22 persons. Wires are down in Wisconsin, Minnesota, parts of lowa. South Dakotas and the upper peninsula of Michigan. Information that no great damage was done out side Watertown was gained from railroads in the storm area. The storm was electrical In its na ture and in many places was accom panied by heavy rains, according to reports received at the local weather bureau today. The storm area cover ed South Dakota, lowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan, Major Herscy, the fore caster, said. In the vicinity of Appleton, Wis., in Outagamie county, it was esti mated a loss of SIOO,OOO was caused by the storm which broke early to day. A number of houses were wrecked and many cattle killed. Considerable damage was wrought in Milwaukee by the Tornado, hut no fatalities were reported. Chimneys were razed and several houses dam aged. A number of houses at Water town. Wis., are reported to have been blown down by the storm. One woman is said to have been taken to the hospital suffering fro minjuries sustained during the tornado. BASEBALL TODAY American League. First game— R. H. B. Boston - 5 0 New York 0 4 2 Batteries: Leonard and Carrigan; McHale, Cole, Warhop and Nuna maker. 'First game— R. H. E. Philadelphia 3 3 2 Washington 1 II £ Batteries: Shawkoy, Bush and Schtuig: Boehllng and Henry. National League. First game— R. H. E. Brooklyn 0 7 0 Philadelphia 2 1 0 Batteries. Ragan, Allen and Fisch er; Mayer and Doofn. First game— R. H .E. New York - 3 9 2 Boston 7 14 1 Batteries: Demaree, Fromme and Meyers; Rudolph and Whaling. IS HUERTA TRYING TO FORCE UNITED STATES TO INTERVENE? CITY STREETS TO BE BLAZE OF LIGHT ON JULY 4 Colors for Ornamental Light Poles Selected; Contest Ends and Win ners Announced. After an open contest, of three weeks, the colors for Trinidad’s or namental light poles were yesterday selected from the many suggestions by the light committee from the city council, assisted by F. P. Wood and W. P. Wooldridge of the light com pany. Two winniug selections were made and consequently two West inghousc colonial stylo, percolators will he awarded, one to Mrs. Ben T. Reddish and the other to Mrs. H. E. Bowden. The colors selected by each of these Indies were black for the base, olive green for the polo and aluminum for the arms. After but little debating the committee in charge of the contest decided that these were the most appropriate col ors for Trinidad’s new ornamental light standards. When first announced tlie contest was to end July 1. but due to the fact that the poles must be pninlcd by that time; it was thought advis able to close the contest yesterday and make the announcement of the winning colors today. Tho colors selected for the light poles form one of the best color com binations which it is possible to se cure. The harmony between tiie lilack base and the olive green pole is perfect and the contrast between the olive green and the aluminum of the cross arms, on which are sus pqnded the tungsten lights, is only enough to set them off properly at night. The conventional color for light standards of this design is a solid and plain black, but the committee decided to depart from the color which Is used in most cities and have something original for Trini dad. The erection of these light poles is the first step for the beautifying of the city. These poles are to be erected on Main ami Commercial streets and important side streets.' making a total of 115 poles which are so far ordered. From time to time it is planned to increase tlie number until Trinidad is known as one of the best lighted cities in the West. From all present indications the lights will be turned on with great pomp and ceremony on July 4th. From the moment that the hundreds of lights are turned on and the city is ablaze with light and the hither tofore dark streets are made light, a new era has begun in the history of Trinidad and tourists from all over the country will be attracted to tho “Lighted City of the West." Golfer “Cussed” Pres. Wilson-Apologized Washington, Juno 24. —The story of how President Wilson, golfing on a local green, sent a ha 11 whizzing near another golfer’s head, and how tiie other fellow roundly "cussed’’ tho President of tiie I’nitcd States and then in confusion and chagrin, made profuse apologies, hud a se quel today when President Wilson and tho other golfer exhennged let ters, one an apology and the other an acknowledgement coupled with a firm declaration from tho President that he was within his rights tinder the rules of the game. Managers of the club were expect ing to take some action against the "cussing" member, when lie wrote his apology. Local golf clubs com pete keenly for the President's game on their greens. He probably will not visit one of them again. Federals Face Famine at Acapupico On Board U. S. S. California, Ma zatlan, Mex., June 23. (By wireless to San Diego, Cal., Juno 24.—Condi tions at Acapupico, which have long been deplorable, are gradually be coming intolerable. In order to subsist, the federal gar rison under General Salido 1b making forced daily loans, ranging from 50 cents gold to $25, on all civilians who have that much discoverable wealth. The constitutionalists operating under the leadership of Zapata keep the town tightly hemmed In. The federal trooira aro restless and the citizens depressed. This was the nows brought hero today by the Pa cific mail liner Peru, which also car ried two refugees—an American named A. F. Flynt and Dr. C. Fine out, a Frenchman. They came down to the coast from the little banana port of San Bias, where tho Peru picked them up. FEDERAL TROOPS WIN VICTORY El Paso, Texas, June 24.—Irregu lar federal troops have taken Guada lupe, on the Texas-Chihuahua border a few miles east of El Paso, it was announced today by Consul Elias, of the Huerta government. The report was denied by Colonel Ornelas, the commander at Juarez. Elias said that the wounded had been brought to Juarez, and that the Federals were in command of Col. Jose Orozco, cousin of Pascual Oroz co, the former revolutionist. Guada lupe is a town'of little importance ex cept as a center of arms smuggling, lying in a wild country along a sparsely inhabited strip of the Rio Grande bottom. The relative standing of Huerta, Carranza and Villa was reflected to day in the local money market. For the first time since the Villa-Car ranza estrangement was first re ported, Villa money dropped lower than Carranza money, while federal money remained at a staunch 33 cents on the gold dollar. The con stitutional national fiat paper was quoted at 24 ccntH, while Villa’s Chihuahua state Issue dropped to 23 cents. Results of the pending bat tles of Guadalajaru and Zacatecas are awaited eagerly at the local Mex ican money exchange. KING PETER HAS ABDICATED THRONE OF SERVIA, REPORT Belgrade, Servia, Juno 24.—King Peter I of Servia was reported today to have abidacted the throne in favor of his second son, Prince Alexander. Tiie king left Belgrade in the aft ernoon for the baths at Vryanya, In the southern part of Servia, and a note issued by the official agency in announcing the king’s departure dirt not say he hart abdicated, but con fined itself to the statement that his majesty hail signed a ukase entrust ing the government of Servia during ills absence from the capital to Crown Prince Alexander. A royal proclnmalalon was after ward Issued reading as follows: “Owing to ill health, I am unable to perform my duties, and in accord ance with paragraph sixty-nine of the Servian constitution, I confide tho government of Servia to my heir, the Crown Prince Alexander, during my illness.” As it was known that. King Peter was seriously ill the first impression caused to the public by the issue of the proclamation was that his majes ty had actually abdicated, and thorn would be little surprise in court cir cles In Belgrade if today’s action by tiie King should turn out to be mere ly a preliminary step to abdication which King Peter is said to have (Continued *»n page 5.) MEDIATORS WILL CIUMTII HUMES TO SELECT MIME HIES. Washington, June 24.—Persistent reports of sniping: by Mexican federals on the American outposts at Vera Cruz and rumors of constitutionalists further advances toward Mexico City, served today to stir interest in the Mexican situation. Although the war department will make public no reports from General Funston regarding sniping on the American forces, it is known there has been in investigation of continued re ports to that effect. There have been inferences that Huerta's forces were aiming to provoke a fight with the American troops and force intervention. The coming of Alfredo Breoeda, a representative of Car ranza, to Washington tomorrow, was awaited with interest in official quarters. Niagara Falls., Ont., June 24.— Further discussion or those plunks of tlie peace congress which relate to international differences between the United States and the Huerta gov ernment occupied the mediators and delegates today, while waiting for a definite understanding of instruc tions issued to constitutionalist agents who are expected to come here. It was said that at least one of the planks would be framed us a pro tocol today and that the others would lie agreed on by the end of the pres ent week. If the purpose of the principals is fulfilled, the international side of the difference will he cleared up, leav ing the question of selecting a pro visional president and other internal problems to a conference of represen tatives of the rebels and the Huerta government. Notwithstanding reports from New Orleans quoting Carranza's spokes man as casting doubt on the proba bility of such a meeting, confidence prevailed in American quarters that ultimately tho two Mexican factions would lie brought together. New Orleans, La., June 24.—What purported to he the details of the de mands made by tho United States on General Carranza, through which Carranza’s representatives would he admitted to tiie mediation conference at. Niagara Falls, wore given out here today by Fernando Iglesius Calderon, chief of the liberal party in Mexico. He is enrouto to Washington in con nection witli the Mexican problem. Aside from the armistice feature, which Carranza refused to consider, Mr. Calderon said It was the demands concerning disposal of religious ques tions 'and the time when cUftions should take place, which greatly in terested the constitutionalists. According to the statement of the liberal party leader today, the Unit ed States demanded all property con fiscated by the constitutionalists should he returned to the church; that buildings destroyed should he paid for, that priests should be pro tected and that priests driven from tiie country should be allowed to re turn. To this Carranza replied, ac cording to Calderon's statement, that tho constitutionalist laws of re form provided that all church prop erty should go to the state when needed and also that the priests must, go. Mr. Cullderon also stated that Car ranza refused to accede to demand for elections as soon as the trouble Is ended. His reply to this, accord ing to tho statement, was that elec tions could not take place until ban ditry had ceased, therefore he would not agree to holding an election un til several leaders now classed as bandits had been crushed. Another demand, according to the statement, was that Huerta should he paid, to which Carranza is report ed to have replied that according to the Aztec law' Huerta must die, and tho constitutionalists refused the de mand. SIX PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS New Orleans, June 24.—Alfredo Breoeda, private secretary to General Carranza, and his emissary to Wash ington, left hero today for Washing ton. lie said he had nothing to add to his statement of yesterday that Carranza never would agree to meet Huerta representatives in an attempt to select a provisional president of Mexico. PETITIONS TO EXEMPT LABOR CLAUSES IN HOUSE Washington, June 24.—Petitions for and against the labor exemption clause in the Clayton anti-trust bill and in the sundry civil bill are be ginning to reach the white house. One memorial from the chamber of commerce of tho United States, pur porting to represent the views of 250,000 business men received today, protests against the exemptions as “class legislation in its worst form.” Gunman's Union Now Being Organized The Southern Colorado “Gun men’s” Union No. 239 is being or ganized by George Titswortli, who re ports that 133 “notorious killers” have already signed up and applica tions for membership Eire being re ceived by every mail. By tomorrow noon Tltsworth expects to reach tho three hundred mark. A charter has been applied tor and a meeting will be held on the Animas street bridge at midnight Saturday to elect of ficers aud name a committee to d • ST4 by-laws and constitution. Bill Diamond and K fi. Adams have already signified their intention of joining the union, the numbers of wrlch will wear a yellow button sim ilar to those worn by the carriers of the family journal. John Lawson has already launched a boom for the presidency and has stipulated the amount of salary and expense* ac count he wants to carry on tiie “cam paign of education." The "Gunmen’s” Puninn will he a permanent organization and will lead the parade of the tent colony slaves on tho Fourth of July. A bril liant. red flag is now being specially designed for tho standard bearer. Frank Miner. A handsome suite of offices have been secured on the tenth floor of Labor Union Hall and an ice cream social wiM he given Friday night at wijcli time addresses will he made by Mike Livoda, Tony Lamont and Vie Bonomi. An effort will be made to bring into the union .ill of the sharp-shoot ers of the Balkan war now summer ing in the tent colonies. Captain Carson of the state militia! may he seleetod as patriotic instructor. It is anticipated that the family Jour nal will take out ten memberships just to help the good work along. Periodical lectures will he given by Lieut. K. E. Lindcrfelt and Ma jor P. J. Hamrock. "Miss Pearl Jolly and Mrs. Thomas will he tho only feminine members of the union and one or the other of them will he elected secretary.