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. crs. t n THE BEST - NEWSPAPER THE LARGEST J CIRCULATION j 4 MM THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR. SALEM, OREGON, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBEE 3, 1913. PRICE TWO CENTS. VtiStFter&ZH TWENTY'SEVEN PERSONS AME BURNED TO - BEAM DLTDIQU WuSunnP MP OREGON HAS NO RSH ;r7ate News I CALIFORNIA BANK IS Afl fllliiniA IIHTi if" rtlxlon Wnm LUUb Imu orgamewardensas : Bulletins robbed and cashier I J 1 1 1 l HI A 1? i mi inr im nnoTnM IP bruit if Ric.pnw J nr nv niim MHmfQ uulu uuu i su i li . u-M m. am- . in iiiii i in in i i iiiiiii in i mi i n i ii i nUUOL 1 DUOIUIVIO - I DESTROYED BY F RE Building Is Five-Story Fifteen-Cent Hotel and Worst Type of Firetrap Burns Like Tinder and Those Who Escape Are Driven Into Street Almost or Quite Naked Only One of Victims Is IdentifiedOne Hundred and Seventy-Five Asleep in Building When Fire StartsRigid Investigation Ordered. Governor Says Finley and Clanton Are Both Out of Jobs Today. APPOINTMENTS HELD UP iONITED PBBSS LBABED WIBI. Boston, Mass., Doc. 3. Twenty-seven persons perished in a fire which de stroyed the Arciadia, a Washington and the fire spread so rapidly that not many of the lodgers could reach it. The second floor of the building was devoted mainly to offices, on the third were Bin all slecmiiir rooms furnished street lodging house, early today. Three! ..h ,,. . th fnrtll wftrB .lnJllIar others were fatally burned, according -to the (factors. The building, a five-story 15-cent ho tel, was the worst type of fire trap. It burned like tinder and those of its oc cupants, all men,- who escaped, were driven into the street almost or quite naked, so fiercely did the flames pur sue them. The only victim identified -was George Adams of South Boston, the others being burned beyond recognition. Escape Is Cut Off. One hundred. and soventy-threo mon wore asleep in the lodging house when the fire started, Leaping upward from a lower hall, the flames cut off escape from the upper floors by the stairway. The only fire escape was at the rear, rooms, and on the fifth, where most of the fatalities occurred, was a dormi tory lined with tiers of bunks. Mayor Fitzgerald promised a rigid in vestigation to fix responsibility for the tragody. Thin Wooden Partitions. A casual preliminary examination showed that the building had been re modelled recently, the masonry walls having been removed to make more room and thin woodon partitions substi tuted. These partitions did not even reach to the ceilings, so that the flames had free draft on each floor. Medical Examiner Leary was to con fer with District Attorney Pollotier con. corning the case this afternoon. LANE SAYS 1 IS 10 OF WARRANT IS ISSUED FOR West Says He Will Walt Until Little Coterie of Malcontents Get Through Kicking. Oregou has no fish or game wardens now. A short time ago all the mombors of the fish and game commission ex cept Mr. Kinney tendered their resig nations, "and these wore accepted by Governor Weet Monday. The commis sion's going out of business necessarily removes the Wardons, as they are sim ply the executive officers of the com mission, though they had overlooked that fact and had annum mod thoy wore the whole thing. Wardon Finley, who has chnrgo of the game was notified to day of his legal demise and Mr. Clanton is already awaro that he is defunct. The governor Baid this morning that no ap pointments would be made until the disgruntled little coterie of malcontents got through kicking, and that until that time the fish and gnme would have to get along as best they could. Law Not Complied With. The law provides that the headquar ters of the commission should be main tained here, should have a paid secre tary, through whom all business of the office should be conducted. This has ARREST tCNITBD MESS LBABlrD WIBB-l Washington, Dec. 3. Secretaryof the Interior Franklin K. Lane addressed the rivers and harbors congress today in stead of President Wilson, who is con fined to the Whito House with a slight cold. "The government's policy,' said Lane, "is for the control of rivor and harbor development for all, instead of s favored few." In a letter expressing regret over his inability to attend today's mooting, President Wilson prodictod the early harmonizing of all interest, "upon a comparative and consorted plan, which would benefit the whole country." Indications this aftornoon woro that a hot fight on the question of states' rights was certain. (okitbu rasss lbaskd wiri. London, Dec. 3. Tho home office this aftornoon issued a warrant for tho arrest of Mrs, Emmeline Pankhurst, the militant suffragette lender, who is scheduled to arrive at Plymouth tomor row from a trip to tho United States. The police were authorized to arrest her upon her arrival, and to enter her cabin by force, if necessary. WELCH SOME BETTER. ( united rnr.ns lbasrd wisb.1- Seattle, Wash., - Dec, 3. Patrick i Welch, the Spokane railroad contractor, who was oporatod upon in Seattlo last week, and whose recovery was dog. paired of, Bbowod slight signs of im provemcnt this morning, and his phy sicians say he may survive. Many Persons Hurt in Strike Fights and Many Arrested (UNITID FBKSS UASBD WIKS.J Indianapolis, 1ml., Dec. 3. More fighting marked the teamsters' strike hero today. ; Several policemen, special deputies and strikebreakers were hurt by mis siles thrown by strike sympathizers. Dozens of strikers suffered frum broken brads, hiflicUd by policemen ' dubs. There was a little gun fighting, too, ON1T1CD FBI 88 UASBD WIBB.1 Marshfleld, Ore., Dec. 3. Officers of the Stnte Bank at Myrtle Point, which was robbed several days ago, today of fored $1000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the robbers, and 25 pel cent of the money recovered. The amount stolen has been fixed at about $10,000. Aberdeen, Wash., Dec. 3. Be turning from the scone of the wreck today, Captain John E, Anderson, of the stranded schooner Balboa, stated that there was no hope of saving the vessel, as its stern had split and its rudder had been washed away. A heavy sea is washing over the schooner through the gap made in the falsework of the north jetty by the recent storm. Marshfleld, Ore., Doc. 3. F. E. Allan was elected mayor, of Marshfleld by a majority of nearly 200 over Carl Al brocht, according to almost complete re turns today. John Butler was re-eloct-ed city recorder. E TESTIMONY GIVEN BY IS Pair Hurry Away With $20,000 Secured in Raid and Posses Search. EYE-WITNESS OF CRIME Resident of Blythe Tells How They Dragegd Banker to Door and Shot Him in Neck. ONITCD PBBSS LBABID WIBB.l . Imperial Junction, C'nl., Doc, 3.r-The Bauk of Blythe was robbed of $20,000 yosterday by two bandits, who shot the cashier. Posses are now enjjigod In an extensive man hunt and it is believed tho robbors will bo captured. Owing to the fact that Blythe is iso lated the news was Blow to reach out sido points. Frank Murphy, a resident of Blythe, who reached here today en routo to Los Angeles, told the following story of the robbery: Tells of Robbery. "I was standing across the stroet from the bank about closing time. Two men, mouutod on cow ponies, rode up to the bank and entered together. There was some wrangling inaido, and then the pair reappeared, aek, with a monoy bag under his arm. Bowled had his arm about one man, and was being dragged out of the door, when the oth Note Received by Mexican Congress in Which United Sta tes' Interference in Latin-American Affairs Is Resented and Mexico Is Urged to Resist Some Favor an immediate Reply But Secret Session Is Held and Decision Is Reached to Post pone Consideration of Message Huerta Orders ex-Presi- , dent Diaz on Fighting List. (SNITBD ritSSS LBABBD WIRB. . Sholbvville. Ind.. Dov. 3. Coroner Durham, of Marion county, dealt a! body blow today at the theory of thejer turned and shot him through tho dif.n in the case of Dr. William , neca. Craig, on trial hero, charged with "Wo organized a posse and pursued not been done, and the fish and game murdering Dr. Helen Knabe, of Indi. I the men to the mesquite brush along wardens have each built up a little do-' V", that the woman physician died i tU Colorado river, where we lost them. ..... . i ' w bv her own hand. Then we sent a mossonger to the rail- wore the wholo thing. It was "the fish warden did this or ordered that, or the gnme warden did it," and tho commis sion was ignored. Thoro was also a clash of authority between the two, and mixture of buBinosB that was vory un- business-like. For instance, the fish wardon attond- road with the news." Posses Are Busy. It was shortly after noon that Dep. uty Sheriff Shoohan and his posse were He was early at the scone or the tragedy, following the discovery of Dr. Knabe's body in her Indianapolis apartment with her 'throat cut. It would hnvo been physically impossible, working down the west bank of tiio he told the jury from tho witness stand, ! Colorado rivor, while a second posso is for tho woman to have inflicted such a ( keeping pace with them on the ATizona wound on herself. side. Sheriff Meadows, of Imperial XOni-nnver. he continued, the victim's nnnnfv. in wnrklnir northward on the cd to hatching the trout and game fish , , ... bptwBon 1 W(Hf hnilk. ,,;, t,i Mieriff of Yuma along with the salmon, and after they U oftne b(1 that it connt.y, Arizona, with 20 deputies, is wore hatched, lie turnon tnem over 10 on)y (liffi(,ity tnat R hurrying northward from Yuma to tho the game warden. Ho acted as incu- ( mM dUpn((llER1. flhn ooul.l not Arizona sido. bator and the game wardon as broodor. . , . , , ml(,h-a positon her- ti.)1(,h, tn0 ion had a boat hidden Praises Commission. i ,,,1 pven if she had wished, ho said, near Blythe, and escaped post Yuma The governor slinks in the highest during the night, bound for the Mexl- BY A UNITED PRESS STAFF COR RESPONDENT. unitbo rxEsa LBABBD WIBB.I Mexico City, Dec. 8. The Mexican congress today received a note from the government of Colombia hotly de nouncing the United Btatos' interfer ence In Latin-American affairs, and urging Moxlco to resist it. Several members of tho senate fa vored an immediate reply, but Presi dent of the Senate Urratia called a se cret session instead, and the decision was reached to postpone consideration of the message. President Huerta today issued an or- dor summarily placing ex-President Porfiria Diaz again on the active 'army list. He said he would follow this with a peremptory order for the institution bt logal proceedings to bring tho ex president back to Mexico. It was agreed in official circles ihat Diaz could not refuse without placing him. self In a most embarrassing position The war office published a report of a battle two days ago 12 miles from tho capital In which it was said tho federals routed 200 Zapatistas, kill' tng 10 and wounding 20 of them, Elimination Growing Near. . The belief was growing here, how ever, that Huerta s elimination was near. Disapproval of his reglmo was spreading. Even congress, which he packed with his own supporters at tho recent oloction, wns turning against him. It was prodictod that the law- not know Mexican conditions, and ought not to predict nuerta'e downfall for that reason. Seeks to Head Off Federals. El Paso, Tex., Doc.' 3. General Villa . rushed rebel 'troops to the eastward from Juarez today in the hope of In towepting the federal garrison of Chi huahua City, fleeing to the border. lie expected them to cross the river at Presidio Viojo and bolioved they wanted to b arrested on tho Amorican sido for violating tho neutrality laws,,. as preferable to falling into his hands. The entire seven federal gonorals who offered to surrender to him wore be lieved to be with tho fugitives. ' "And the only place where they'll surrender will be the United States," (I'd "Villa, patting his revolver sigiilfl." cantly. Tampico Is Capital. Mexico City, Doc. 3, Tampico was officially declared today to be tempor ary fodoral capital of Tamaulipas state. Victoria, the regular capital, was cap tured by the rebels recently. from the local hospitals for permis sion to move food for their patients. It was expected he would grant it. Employers of (100 of the strikers of fered to sign nn agreement with the union, but Organizer Fsrrell refused the offer, saying he would consider no prop osition which did not provide work for at least 11500 men. The union includes 3000 members, all of whom were out. In addition to the terms of tho fish commissioners who have resigned, Baying they hnd givon both timo and money in conducting the office for which there Is no salary, and ho regrets to see them quit, but cannot bhune them, as tho position was reward ed with kicks and complaints aud nothing else. As soon as the atmosphere clears the governor will appoint a now commission that will have a secretary and the busi ness of tho commission will be conduct ed by it Instead of by the wardens who are only Its officers to enforce the laws under its direction. The women can wear pheasant feath ers for a little while at lnast, without the fear of having them taken away from them, Bud the pheasant can also wear them undisturbed by ubiquitous deputies. The deputies of course, go out of office along with their bosses, the wardens. It is quite certain that there will be a now diwl all around, and that tho names of tho' new appointees will not be identiical with those now holding the positions, or who have just ceased holding them. BELIEVES 425,000 ARE TO INCOME TAX PROVISION Kumucl Tiutlivh'c. a striker, was shut in the leg by a strikebreaker, and taken to teamsters, 3000 more workers were tern- hospital plrnrily idle, because tho strike had Numerous arrests were made. Indirectly tied np Industrie, employing Despite all the preparations tho em- ""m' ploynrs had made to prevent, a tie up by the strike, teaming was badly crip pled. Manufacturers were canceling orders for perishable guids, and some factories were forced to shut down, ow ing to lack of fuel. Organizer Thomas Farrcll, of the SMOKE AND FOG LIFTS. 1l-niti rBs ian .) Chicago, Dee. 3. The fog and smoke which had kept theVlty in semi-dark-n ens tnr nearly eight days lifted tliis morning, and the un shone for the GOVERNMENT DAM ACT IS CALLED IMPOSSIBLE okitbd rncss uabbo visa. Washington, Dec. 3. The report of Secretary of the Treasury McAdno was presented to congress today. It dis cussed currency legislation and busi ness unrost, and recited tho offers of tho government to loan money to banks to move rrops. The report declared that 10,000,000 was apportioned to the various states. Tho report said It wa, Impossible to estimate the rnvenuo to be derived from the new tariff bill. It said that 425,nflp pers(ns were subject to the Incomo tax provisions. Tho report also recommended the en largement of the public health service, the building of four revenue cutters and the consolidation of the revenue cutter and life saving .btffcnus Into a single organization. can lino, they probably will bo cnught between tile advancing posses. All Trains Searched, flpecal Agent Andrew Prurt.t, of the Southern Pacific, rnilroad, caused all 1 trains to be stiiped here today and searched for the robbers, The railroad authorities Issued similar order, to their agents at Yuma, Arizona, Blytho is 00 miles northeast of Im perlal Junction. It has no outside tel egraph or tc!phrtiie connections. Word of the robbery and murder was enrried to ninmls Into yesterday by a cowboy, who rode from Illvthn across the desert In less than six hours. Telegrams were sent from Olnmls to Sheriff Wilson at Riverside, i PrnctlcBlly tho entire town of Blythe, the messenger snld, has joined In the man hunt. May Seek Japan's Support Paris, Doe. 3. Francisco Do La Bnrra loft today for Japan, his osten sible mission boing to lead a delegation sent to thank tho Mikada for Japanese participation In the Mexican centennial colebration two yean ago. There were rumors that his reel object was to sa makors would speedily depose him, If euro Japannso support for tho nuerta he escaped assassination, and refuses to resign. One thing ovor which he did continue to exercise control wns tho local press. If the editor, were discontented they could not very well say so secretly through the columns of their papers, and it was unsafe to manifest dissatis faction with the Huerta regime openly. Thoy published President Wilson's message to congress under huge head lines, it was truo, but they asserted that the American chief executive did roglme, but they woro unveriflnblo. Says Visit Harmful. Mexico City, Dec. 3. Cliargo d'Af falreit O'HIunighnnssy, of tho American embassy today openly voiced his regret that Admiral Sir Christopher Craddiwk, English naval commander in Mexican waters, called ou President Huerta yes terday. "I dou't believe the call should have (Continued on page four.) Pension for Mothen is Working Well in Two Ohio Counties -teamsters' union, received a request first time In ISO hours. UfflTBD rSZS, LSASKD WIRB. Washington, ' Dec. 3. Consideration of the problem of river Improvement and construction of navigation dams and lin k, was demanded by Itome Drown, of MinuenHilis, in his address before the rivers and harbors conven tion today. "These problems," he said "msr be solved only on a basis of assistance and co opcintion of private capital and the government and conccsnlons sufficient ly liberal to attract private Invest ment." Jlrowa characterized the government dam act a, "Impossible." The Weather The Dickey Bird says: Oregon! Fair tonight and Thur, day. Bo utterly winds. DRY' SLEUTHS FACE BAN A3 RESULT OF ORDINANCE (thitsii rssss ijubbd wibb.1 Pendleton, Or., Dec. 3. If an ordi nance introduced at the Inst session (if thecomicil is adopted tmnorrow night, It mny play an Important part toward blocking sny future attempt to procure evidence In this city against violators of the liquor regulations. The ordi nance mnkes It a misdemeanor for a pntriMi to ssk for a drink on Suiidny, or after closing hours, and provide, the same punishment as fur the liquor deni er. Under these crcnmstnnccs. It Is mid that person, being known would hnve no trouble In procuring drinks, while an outsider who asked for a drink would be liable to arrest for violation of the ordinance, While It I, not openly charged, some are of the opinion that the ordinance was Introduced to prevent agents of the governor or anybody elso obtaining evlileuce upon which to prosecute liquor law violator,. . Idmitso. raasi usabbd wisi.I Dnyton, O., Doc. 3. Ohio's Mothers' pension law Is working, but it's only working In llnytoii ami Montgomery county. Mothers of this city and all of Montgomery county are thanking Probate Judge lioland W. Huggett, for he's the man that made it possible for needy mothers to profit now, instead of waiting until February 191.1, at which time Attorney (lenernl llogiin says the newly enacted Ohio Mother, 'pension levies en n bo paid. Here Is what Judge Baggott has ruled as good In its sphere- and Montgomery county will bo tho first to give It a trial." The project was bittorly fought by many whom Judgo liagott called "tight wmls and knockers." But ho said to them i "Yes, you've got $,1(1,000 worth of property or moro bringing you in a good I nc nine and you're whiulng because you have to pay $.1 a year to a fund that will enable us fo keep more than four score mothers and children to gether. You old whelps, you ought to be ashamed of yourselves." That's the that property owners of Dayton nod , way JmV'e Hnggitl talked to them and Montgomery county must do for the; they came through. And , now Munt inotliers: livery man who owns one gmnerv in the only county in Ohio thnt thousniid dollars worth of prnierty is helping its mothers. Judge llnggut.t mint contribute ten cents a year. Every nays Iinytnn will continue to do su. in corporation lliiit has tlon,00() worth of definitely regardless of the Uterney property must contribute 10.00 a yetr. (jenerul or whatever the other enmities liavton Is (lov. Coi's home county, In the statu mny do. Now he's cuing "(lev, Cox can talk a lot about the n little further, lie's 'going to ask humanitarian features of tho workmen's the legiidnturu this winter to a compensation law, and everything he measure allowing every county in the .py, it true" declares Judge Ilaggott, ntnlo to Issue short time bonds for moa ' tut. the mothers' pension law Is Just, i-y to pny mot lira' elisions.