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NAL. 8A-TV ) nil lilt? IhcW j iiiai r li i iniu Ljvcijyuu lcauu viag; jlciisj .yapitai uu-wi. .ici i The Best i Newspaper 77ie Largest Circulation i t THIRTY-SEVENTH YEAR. SALEM, OSEQOK. thubsdat" jantjaet i. 19H. '., PRICE TWO CENTS. BTjSD"Nriv2DcZT! DEADLOCK 1 DYER n iUJl .1 iu ACES 11 GREAT BR TA N MAY HEAR FROM WILSON IF LOAN GOES TO HUERTA Said That One of Purposes of Lind Is to Tell if English Com mercial Interests Are Backing Dictator With Funds Fog Delays Arrival of Lind Is N ot Known if He Will Return to Mexico Goes to New Orleans to See Son and May Go to St. Paul for Visit With His Wife. UNITED FMSI LEASED WISE. Pass Christian, Miss., Jan. 1. Pres ident Wilson's conference with John Li ml was postponed today for about 12 hours. Tho president hoped to Bee the man who has represented him in Mex ico some time tonight. He was can siderably perturbed by the delay. It could not bo avoided however. The scout cruiser Chester, bringing Lind from Vera Cruz, encountered fog and the voyage took longer than was ex pected. The revenue cutter Winona lay off Ship Island prepared, it was under stood, to take Lind from tho scout frtiiser Chester and bring him to the jvier opposite the Wilson cottago. It was believed the conference would bo held before evening. It was reported t tin t one of the priu ipal reasons Wilson , wanted (o seo Lind was to investigate the Btory that British, commercial interests proposed tr make a big loan to President Iluerta. Important Hcvppenins of 1913 In Pictorial Review Such a thing would mean, at best, the strengthening of the dictator's posi tion. There was a rumor, also, to look at matters from tho worst side, that the English loan was to be pocketed by Iluerta who, in return, was to re tiro in favor of someone of the Britons' selection, The President would neither confirm nor deny that the loan quostion would be discussed between himself and Lind. It was said, however, that if the re ports concerning the loan wore con firmed Wilson would make represen tations on the subject to the British government. It could not be learned whothor Lind would return to Mexico. It was known, however, that on leaving here he will go to New Orleans to seo his son and it was reported that ho would visit St. Paul ako for a visit with his wife. Tho president played no golf today (Continued on page S.) ECUS EFFORTS OF CAPITAL JOURNAL IN Tlaza, Wash., Dec. 30, 1913. Editor Capitol Journal, Salem, Or,: Dear Sir: We extend you wishes for success In tho Now Year 1911. We ap preciate your commendatory efforts to lift a higher standard of thought and life before your readers in your col umns. We are readers of the Pastor Russell Bermons, and esteem them fcighly. Very truly, E. JANE CHANDLER. trains were again running through the Sacramento canyon, which had been blocked by landslides. The river was said to be falling rapidly, and all dan ger of a flood was believed past. Conditions at Napa also were better. The Napa rivor is receeding rapidly, and no further trouble from flood waters was expected. Tho wind, which had menaced ship ping off the California coast for 24 hours, also died down today. Outside tho Golden Gate, howovor, it was still rough and several small vessels from Portland and Seattlo remained outside, rather than hazard tho "hump" at the heads. v HirTf- TTTln POWER I Up M t2iJ ftpRHLWUi-i kWStDAOHTtR W ! A- Jfl.: 13 V T ., 9 . tr"" Vr , V 1 ,MP' J- i "t I 'I mini f km.-. . . . . .A t- I oniiono VOV.TUKNO BUS IM' 1SS HELEN UOULD was married to Finley J. Sliepnrd at Turrytown, N. Y., on Jan. 2J. General Vlctorlano Iluerta became provisional president ot Mexico on Feb. 18. J. Plerpont Moripin, financier, died In Itome on March 31, aged seventy-six. President Wilson read tils nrut message in person h.f,r. nn,rro.o in inint .ouui.in nn inrii a iMiifuvu vi,trru imiUu nnic ii,im'Mr nt Kiiiaer Wilhelm nf Ceriiuinv. wag miirried to Prince KriiHt J mm JLm ... ... ..." , i. T v hia lit lUtA :j on May 24. Tne American polo team won tne international niutcn trom tne untisn cnauengers at nieaaoworooK, n. i., ou une iw-it. i.-.w X civil war veterans attended the great reunion at GettyHburg, July 1-4, to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of that buttle. Governor William Sulser of New York was Impenched on Aug. 11. Jerome D. Travers retained bis title to the national amateur golf championship at Garden City, N.. on Sept . Tho atenmshlp Volturno. Uranium line, burned In nildoeean on Oct 0, 131 losing their llyes and over 500 being saved. Miss Jessie Woodrow WlUon was mar i' riod ut the White House on Nov. 25 to Francis II. Sayre. Ouerul Currauzu's rebel followers won Important victories iu Mexico Id Uecuiubor. Chief of Police Puts in Old List of Men and Leaves it. to ', ; Council. EFFORT TO GET MATLOCK ON AGAIN WOMAN DEAD, SLAYER P( J3TOEM CONDITIONS AKE IMPEOVED IN CALIFORNIA UNITHD rSS LHASKD WHS. San Francisco, Jan. 1. Storm condi tions throughout California were re ported improved ovorywhore today. The rain had stopped almost everywhere, but the relief, according to the weath er bureau reports, will not be permanent. Another storm has appeared off tho mouth of the Columbia river and Is leaded this way. It is due lata today. Weather Forecaster Willsoa predicted tain for tonight and tomorrow. Couditions all along the Sacramento river were greatly improved. A dis patch from Redding declared that MANY VESSELS BARBOUND OrP ASTORIA OWINO TO GALE fllNITBD I'RRSS LKASnll WinM.l Astoria, Or., Jan. 1. Owing to the roughest season of tho winter on tli Columbia river bar, a large number of vessels are bar-bound in the lower hnr bor today. Reports from the mouth of the river uro that the bar is smashing iu a field of unbroken foam from Clatsop sands to the Peacock spit, and even tli powerful tugs of tho Port of Portland are held insldo, despite the fact that Captain Wlcklnnd, of the lifesavlng station reported yostcrday that a big square rigged vessel was hoveto In sight from the southward. The hope Is strong that the vessel is the Inveravon, now 88 days out from Callao In ballast for Portland. Holiday Orgy in an Under world Apartment Results in Tragedy. OF L BE FIGHTS DUEL WITH COPS Clennpao, Lying Wounded ou Floor Near Dead Paramour, Shoots at Policemen Who Appear. 10.1ITIU PRI18S LIASSD WIBS.J ONITCD PlltSS LEASED W1BB.1 Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 1. Arkansas' San Jose, Cal., Jan. 1. Prank Mel saloons were closed today. The prohi- villa and Jamos Hurley, convicts who bition law became effective at mid- escaped from San Qiientin prison ou night and every liquor house in the the niht of December -3, were picked state was supposed, at any rate, to up on the streets hero last night by shut its doors. Most dealers here were tho pulie-? of fau Jose. They are hold practically sold out. As 12 o'clock ap- here for the Sun Qiientin authorities. ONIT1D PUSS LEASED WtltE. Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 1. One wo man dead, her murderer dying aud a policoman nursing a painful shotgun wound in his hand was the result of an early morning tragedy in 1-toera-meuto's iinilorworld early today. Thc dead: Susie Adams, aged 3.r), shot four times and instantly killed. Charles Cleanapao, aged 30, shot in forehead and chest, will die. Policeman Warren, shot in right hand; not serious. preached they took what they could get for bottled goods ami at the last mo ment the majority of those who had anything left gave it away. IS Head of Federation of Labor Wants Friendly Attitude to Labor Shown. UNIONS' LIFE MENACED Late News Bulletins General Optimism in Regard to 1914 Shown in Messages (OMiTsn risss lsased wise. New York Jan. 1. General opti mism concerning 11M4, confident In thr new currency law and agcneral belief conditions of tho country are sound Arthur Kinnev of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce wired: f'Our peoplo are organizing a spleu that all the country a hig Industries did campaign of industrial expansion, will adiust themselves to conditions itn- and extension of foreign trade. Lof posed by the I'nderwood tariff bill. 1 Angeles hails the new jesr with char were expressed everywhere by husinens acteristie confidence." men in telegrams published today by the New York Morning World. "The outlook for 114 li bright," wired Secretary of Commerce Redfield. -"I think the fundamental economic "W have nothing but optimism to rerord as to the outlook in UM4. wired Robert Lynch, vice-president of the San Francisco chamber of com mere. united press maeed wins. Baa Francisco, Jan. 1. A woman killed last night by an automobile was identified at the morgue today as Mm. Mary E. Naughton, of this city. Earl Ronev, a chauffeur, was arrested and The tragody, the result of a holiday ci,ar)fe with battery. He wbb released, orgy, particiated in by the man and woman In their apartments at 400 L street, was followed by a dramatic gun duel between Policeman Toomey and Warren and Clonapao, the lattor lying on the floor suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound In the breast. Bullets whined over the dead body of the woman lying on the floor beside her paramour, whose victim she was. QUIET IN CLEVELAND. tnttiTED pnasa i-sased wike.J Cleveland, Ohio, Jan. 1. Nineteen hundred and fourteen came in here very quietly. Tho city administration re fused to sanction liquor selling after midnight, and the result was that the cafes, hotel restaurants and grill rooms did little, if any more, than their usu al business. Thousands of persons par ticipated, however, in a community Christinas tree celebration in the public square. San Francisco, Jan. 1. A New Year's lark resulted today In tho arrest here of Mrs. Irfiulse Kavorman and ( elia Ma mam. The two women were dressed In male attire. They were released ou tHO cash bail each. MILLARD WINS RACE. (rWITEl) PEESS LEASED WIES l Ban Francisco, Jan. 1. Oliver Mil lard, of the Olympic club, won today the annual croa-eoiintry race here. His time, 40:4fl 3-5, breaks the record made last year, 40:57. San Francisco, Jati. 1. Returning to his home early today from B New Year's celebration, H. D. Nichols ur urisoil a burglar In his kitchen. The Intruder had collected jewelry Riid wearing appand worth 20n. Mrs, Nichols summoned the police While Nicholas held the burglar In a corner. He gave the name of Joseph h tertian. Paris, Jan. 1. The National Aerial league telegraphed today to Aviator .Titles Ve.lrines, in Cairo. Sxking him to f!y to the Caps nf Ouod Hope, Instead of Attstrnlia, as he had planned. Melville and Hurley wore considered two of tho most dangerous prisoners at Stin Ijiuiutiii. Until were serving long terms for robbery. Melvillo was sentenced from Sacramento and Hurley from San Francisco. The former Is 1 only 21 years old, the latter 33. I Among Hurley's duties at the prison jwai that of lucking the cells on the upper tier of the new cell house and fur this reason he was-among the last of the convicts to turn In for the night. Melville occupied a cell on the upper ,'tior and Hurley allowed him to remain outside when he locked the other cells. About 7 p. m. the two men crawled through a skylight upon tho cell house roof, made their way across the roof to the outer wall and slid down an 80-foot rope to freedom. Hurley admitted his identity at once. He denied, however, that the htan with him Is Melville. The other man said his name was Charles Sottlemire, and Hurley said this was true. Hurley was arrested by Directive Charles Ilinp as he stepped from a freight train. He was heavily armed. Melville's picture greatly resembles Sett lent ire, and the police say that he undoubtedly is the man who escaped from San Qiientin with Hurley. Says Indictment of Men for Helping Fellow Workers Is an Alarming Condition of Affairs. onited rsass leased wisi.) Washington, Jan. 1. That the Wil son administration give "substauco to its conviction" if it is opposed to out lawing organized labor, .was., demon strated editorully today by Samuel Oompers In the January Fodoratioulst just out. Man Discharged From Police Force Has Friends Who Are Boosting Him. Who will rocoivo dismissal from the police department Is now the burning question with not only Chief Shedeck but all of the men under him. The chief held a - eo.sulttion with Mavor Steoves yesterday and placed the label of approval upon all of the members of the force when the city's chief ex ecutive brought up the quostion of who should bo dropped and who should bo rotuiued when the new council hold Us first meeting, Later the new council met with the mayor iu caucus but no progress was made. There was a hope less doadlock, According to the chief of police, the UH I council may use its own judgment in selecting the two men who are to re- oive the axe iu accordance with the lute rule laid down that only four me a were uecessury 'in the; police depart ment. - t Department Not Harmonious. The t'llcm polUo department is bad ly out of joint it appears. The chief of police, it is asserted, is not given due consideration by the cottucil. The chief admits that somo of his nioa do not make the necessary roports to biui ami that thero is a discord Iu the de partment, - With these conditions existing, it is said by well known formor officers in this city, it Is impossible for the police to fulfill their duties and afford the nocossary protection to the citizens of Salem. It seems that what the mayor desires of the department is contrary to the "wishes" of the undormen on the force and what tho chief would The Sherman anti-trust law, he eon- ..... tinned, as it was interpreted and ap-.lllke to have done must first be plaesa plied, "constitutes a most serious men-1 before the mayor for inspection and ANOTHER STORM DUE. (pwiTtn pnsss leased wisa.1 Ran Francisco, -ion. 1. One storm, the most severe In the way of rain that Northern California hus hail for sever al years, is over, but, according to Weather Forecaster Wlllson, "another Is due anv minute." The new storm, ace to the labor movement." Refer ring to the national administration ' attitude, the editorial charged: "As the custom under the late regime the present administration has permit ted, under tho provisions of the Shor man law, indictments of men for help ing their fellow workers to secure high er wages and a shorter working day." Oompers asserted that ho viewed with Alarm tho indictment of miners' union officials in West Virginia, de claring "the vory lifo of argHiiir,ed lalior at stake. " MOTHERS' PENSION LAW. (ONlTSn PEERS LEASED wise Mndisiiu, Wis., Jan. 1. A mother's pension law, the water power question ami many advanced progressive meas ures, will come up immediately before the Wisconsin state legislature which today reconvened after a recess since have been consideration. Mors Trouble. The members of the council are tak ing a hand In the mess. It is said that AUernu.n Jones harbors a dislike for the chief and that in order to. have things coming bis own way a little more he Is endeavoring to reinstate Ex Officer Matlock ou the force. Mat lock was dismissed from the depart ment at the Instance of the chief of police and Jones Is determined to place the ex-policeman. The chief of police Is frank in say ing that certain members of the council have it in for him aud that thoy axe doing everything In their power to (Continued on pno tour.l ' . t nf u t..l M ill.,... i i , , i ,l lino iil. ruicciui i-uiiiiiiih':i-ii Wlllson saiil, IS entiling imm inn u- lumbia river. The old storm brought ' v..tigt. the. proposed measure, o ,o f l ,.l.l the .ensnn's 'l'lrln tho ",'0IW. n' nv,,rttl ,)IU h' total precipitation 12.09 Inches, I been prepared ready for Introduction. Port Said, Jan. 1.- French aviator, who F, X. Bonnier, a following Jules i CAPTURES BURGLAR. ffHITIW PRESS UMNR WIRE 1 Los Anaeles. Cal.. Jan. 1. Mrs, CHINESE CELEBRATES. trSJITSn TRESS I.EASSII WIRS.l Los Angoles, Cnl., Jan. 1. Three New Vedrlnes on his I'ari. t ario flight, ar-1 H. Weaver, a social worker, disarmed a . Years eelehrntors who had picked up a irved hern about ..n todav. leaving burglar she found in her home at mid- bappy Chinese, escaped when thoir yel later for hi. final destination. lion-1 night, and held him with his own re-! low companion was pinched at 8 a. m. i. spent last night In Jerusalem. volver until the police arrived. .' today, murmuring ."happy New Year. The Weather The Diekoy Bird says: Occasional rains tonight aud Friday. Southerly winds.