Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, December 02, 1913, Image 1
The Omaha Daily Bee The Every Day Ad Consistent use of Hce xtnnt atls brings substantia returns. If the every day uso that pays. THE WEATHER, Rain or Snow VOL. XLIJI NO. 143. OMAHA, Tl'ESOAY MORNING, DECEMBER 2, 11)13 TWELVE PAGES. SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS. POISONOUS FUMES ARE USED XQ SUBDUE SLAYER JF SIX MEN Ralph Lopes is Imprisoned in Utah Apex Mine, Which is Sur rounded by 200 Deputies. FOURTEEN OPENINGS SEALED Miles of Tuanel Now Being Filled with Poisonous Gases. - WILL BE SHOT UPON SIGHT Desperado Who is Trapped in Mine Has Slain Five Officers. ANOTHER CRIMINAL WITH HIM Mike Cranovltcb, Who Shot Wife Lml'VOrk', la Bettered to Be 4n Same Mine yen Thou. nand. Watch the llnnt. BINGHAM, Utah, Dec. 1. Smudges were lit early today In tho Utah-Apex mine, where Ralph Iopez, desperado, la making his last stand. With all exits to the mine except that of the Andy tunnel brattfeed and scaled with mud and with poisonous gases floating back Into the depths of- the workings It was expected that the fugitive would make a break for liberty" today1. ' A large rfniount of dynamite is stored In the mine and knowing Lopez could easily blow out one of the 'bulkheads, the seven sheriffs early today stationed a dozen deputies -at each of the" fifteen tunnel- mouths with orders to shoot' him oo sight The 10.000 inhabitants of this canyon walled mining town, deep in drifts of snow, were waiting In tense excitement for He denouement of the man hunt that nlre&dir has cost six lives. On November 21 Lopez killed a Mexican miner and later in the- day he killed the chief of .police and two deputy sheriffs wh6 pursued him. . After r chase through several cduntles- ne brttk-tracKed lo ninn antlea- n bufck-tracked to mhm- took refuge In the Ltnn-APex ham and mine, where ho killed two more deputies last Saturday. Setting Is Most Dramatic. "A more dramatic setting for tho ending of the career of Lopes could hardly be found anywhere in the west. The mine Is located near thu top of a precipitous u-aii nf the canon and from any of Its fifteen tunnel nlouths. one could throw stohe that would descend for nearly p. thousand, feet before It struck the Bot-; torn.: Hero, and tH ere . a' miner's caoin Mings ;t'd the cllff and ffom one of thesq a" wl(iavr-lt watching today, for thu avifefiglni' ot 'htr husband's alayer. iltst bel(Jri noon the mouth of "the Anhy. ti'hntl wast stopped with a bulk htla"nd'th fumes ot a sulphur smudge were directed Into thtt mini through an opening. Bulkheads were placed in tne nihik- mine mouthj "yesterday ahd at v.w. ' - j noon, smudges of various compoeitlons j were sending their poisonous fumes back , Intd even' tunnel. If Iope am not at- ' , . t. I . in i temft to break out It, was planned to continue the smudging for two days. Thirty allies -of TnnncU. The exits of tlie mine aro at different levels, arid although here' Is no record, If Is estimated the tunnels, Inclines and blind stopes criss-cross for a distance, of j peror William's statement yesterday, ad thlrty mile. The seven sheriffs In charge jvonlshlnar the troops of the Donaueschln hAvn over 200 debuty sheriffs under them. practically all.ot them having been ln)wtn tne er)Uan population, are Intcr pursult of Lopez since November il. j preted as indications that the zeal of the .Lone took refuge fn the mine Friday n'ght with- a limited supply of food. He was. formerly one of the leasees of the mine," which produces gold, silver and copper,, and .is familiar with every pass agew&y.' . 'Mike (Jranovlch, who shot and seriously wourldcff-hls wife several days ago, may also liaye. hidden In tho mine t was thoustt.. The deputies were Instructed to allow him to surrender himself peace fully If he came out alone. Lopez was to be shot on, sight. The. Weather For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity Unsettled, with rain probably Tuesday; not much 'change In temperature. Temperature nt Omajia Yesterday. Hour. Deg. 5 a. m. 6 a. m. ... 47 ... 47 j 7 a. m i' S a. m... ti 10 a. m.'ii..'''i.'.'ii a a. m IT 11 a. i.j 12 in.... 1 p. m. 1 p. in. 3 p. In. ( p. m. a p. m . d p. m a , p. m s 8 r. m... IS Local Weather Heoord. Official record of temperature and pre ipatlon compared with the corresponding period of the Past three years: Highest tody .1 50 Bl .27 Lowest today J6 30 . Mean temperature 41 Precipitation 02 .21 .00 .CO Temperature and precipitation depart ures from the normal at Omaha since March K and compared with the past two years: Normal temperature 32 Kxcess for the day 1 Kxcess since March 1. 1912 72S Normal precipitation . 0i! inch Deficiency for the day 00 Inch Precipitation since March 1. .11.53 inches Deficiency since March 1 .... 6.83 Inches Deficiency for cor, period, 1911 3.60 Inches Deficiency for cor. period, 1910.15.07 inches Itrporta from Station at 7 P. SI. Tern. High Last Stations. 7 P. mv today, -i hrs. Cheyenne, anow 24 20 .23 Davenport, cloudy 62 62 .11 Des Moines, cloudy 63 64 .Of Denver, miow 30 30 .3S Dodge City, rain 46 ' 41 .06 l-armer, snow 26 30 .40 North Platte, cloudy 42 42 , .04 Omaha, foggy 48 60 . Pueblo, cloudy S4 3t .01 Hapld City, snow 36 42 ,T Salt Lake, cloudy 36 M .0 Santa FeT clear 30 40 .01 Sheridan, cloudy 32 34 .04 Sioux City, cloudy 44 41 .02 Valentine, cloudy 34 31 .g ' T" Indicates trace of precipitation. Lv A. WL8U, Local Forecaster. MAY QUIT USIHG DEAR EGGS Omaha Woman's Club About to Launch Campaign Against Them. ARE ALTOGETHER UNNECESSARY Mm. I J. Burnett, Head of llonse , hnlit Bcononilci Department, Finds They- Arc Not Needed , In Cook! n sr. A sure enough boycott of all Omaha egg dealers will bo In full swing by the end of the week If other women of tho city become as militant against the long chilled, high-priced hen fruit as Is Mrs. F, J. Burnett, 4 South Thirtieth street. She is chairman of tho household eco nomics department of tho Omaha Wom an's club and wilt try to start an egg boycott at tho department meeting on Thursday morning. "X haven't used an egg In my home for three weeks," said Mrs. Burnett, after the, Woman's club meeting Monday aft ernoon. It had been expected that she would proposo her plans for an egg boy cott at tfiat time, but a press of other club business led her to postpone the plan. "Storage eggs should not be used," con- oe usea. - continued Mrs. uurnett. , " iney arc not. m lor numan consumption ana theprlce asked for them Is almost pro- R Jury consists almost entirely of hlbltlve, anyway. Ileal fresh eggs aro farmers, this afternoon heard himself do almost unobtainable, so the boycott prop- nounced as the slayer of Or. llcleno osltlon is simply a necessity, If people aro Knabe by Attorney Kphralm innmn, rep particular about what they eat." resenting tho Indianapolis Council Of However, the success of a gcncrul boy- Women. The Jury was completed at the cott of eggs by Omaha women Is doubt- forenoon session. ful, according to Mrs. Burnett. She ad- "The state will he nhle to produce no mils many housewives would not Join eye witnesses to this crime," said Mr. such a project and that those who did Inman. "We expect, however, to brlnx would find themselves "up ngalnst' tre- j before you n train of circumstances, all mendaus obstacles. She says that she pointing not only In tho direction of mur will try to start a boycott anyway, but der, but In the direction of Dr. William fears that she will share the fate of Mayor Shank of Indianapolis because of the opposition of interested parties whoso business would bo affected. Eggless recipes arc a specialty In Mrs. Burnett's home nowadays,N she says, and the family gets along very nicely with out tho the usual yolk-and-whlte clement In the cookery. The elimination of all known to frle,nds that she had a love ar eggs from kitchen use would became j falr wl,h a mnn who WRS ot vl'nt dls quite, general, according to Mrs. Burnett, I Position and ungovernable temper. Dr. If people knew how simple It Is' to get ! Craig was thut character of man. Thero along without them. j came a 'time Just before Dr. Knabe's The "Housekeeucrs' leacun" nlnn. lcth when circumstances Indicated, that ,n .,, cltleg wI, bo followed ,f Ul0 Wnman. , .... ,. , M meetlnK of Mr,. Burnett.e department, the high cost of living and . another woman, and this impressed Dr. the coat of high living will also be dls- ! Knab tnat he Intended to marry the cussed. other woman. "Circumstances will point unmlstak 7aVQVM T-niirvn- ably to c'ra,'B affection for Dr. Knabe ZJClUCIJi lilOlUtilL " nt a. time before her dcuth. We will -r . ffi n i 'show that he even peeped Into her win- ruis unancenor on theDef ensive BKItLIN. Dec. 1. So Intense' Vnd gen-erul-ia-Uie-. indignation among -the. Ger man people over the. conduct of the mili tary authorities of the garrlaprT'town of Zabern, In Alsace, that br, Von Beth-mann-Hoilwe. lrWrlerlal ''chancellor. . an! peared In- Parliament today1, to make a I preliminary announcement of the gov- crnment's Intentions. He trfomfaed to urn I ' , to tho full extremity of h!a power In put- ting an end to the lamentablo conditions prevailing-in atwrn. "k ftlll taAtnan. V. . 1.1 .....Ml V. . I,.? oniu, mi. ud t i.n,( iiiiiiHii euiu iuu cnaracicr 01 11 in mndo as soon' as the official Inquiry has dlcated the man who made It was a ended This will probably be on Decern-! ber 3. The report will give you full as surance that tho authority bf the taw Is to be maintained." Tho chancellor's speech today and Km- army .officers at Kabern has not found favor in high quartern. Major General Erich Von Falkenhayn, minister of war, and Lientenant General Baron- Morltz Von Lyncker, chief of the military cabinet, were received In audi ence by the cmpefor at Donaueschlhgen this morning. Ttwy reported to him the details of the occurrences at Zabern. ZAB12RN, Alsace, Germany, Dec. 1. The town was quiet today, but occasional patrols ot troops were seen In the streets. rnree people arrested yesterday were promptly released when they were turned over to the civil war. Jones and Davis Are Indicted on Charge of Moving Dynamite INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. l.-Harry Jones, secretary and treasurer of the In ternational Iron Workers, and C.eorirn E. 47;DavU, ai iron worker, were Indicted on'York two ycar ,ater' 1,6 .cnarges ot conspiracy to transport un lawfully dynamite and nitroglycerin by the federal grand Jury, which reported to day. The Indictments were based on Davis' alleged confession. Little Girl Murders Her Playmate PRINCE ALBERT, Bask., Dec. I-' Katherine Oka Simmon, aged 13 years, was today convicted of murdering her 9-ycar-old playmate. Julia Jcnex, on tho afternoon of June 21 last. The Jury wa out only one hour. The girl told the court of her crime She said that she and her companion left home to gather dry roots used for medl cat purposes. While walking across .a field, she said, the Jenex girl picked up a dead prairie chicken and struck her across the face with It This made the accused girl angry and she knocked thj other girl down with a shovel, aftr which she beat her face into a pulp, ac cording to her story- The girl was not sentence. Raw Wool New Goes on the Free List WASHINGTON, Dec. .-Raw wool went on the free itat today under the pro visions of the new tariff act. Figures on wool that had been held In bonded warehouses waiting admission free of duty are not available here, but It Is estimated that probably $.U,000 worth was In bond In New York alone. ASSERTS DR. CRAIG BROKE ENGAGEMENT BY SLAYING WOMAN State Expeots to Produce Train Circumstances Showing narian Guilty. CAN SHOW NO Victim Knew Dcfendan with Others of HE HAD WRONGED TWO GIRLS Compromised with One After Re fusing to Wed Her. WOUND MADE BY Prosecntor Tells Jnrj- Person Who Inflicted Death Skilful with Uoc of the Knife. sHELBYVILLE. Ind.. Dec. l.-Dr. Wll ,,.m f,, .,.. fnr f b(fore Craig as tho guilty man. Clrcumntitntlal Prouf. "There will be no proof of any engage ment between Dr. Craig and Dr. Knabe to marry, but circumstances will be over whelming In that direction. She made a trip to New York and bought articles In contemplation of marriage. She made It she discovered Dr. Craig's determination to break his apparent engagement to marry her. Ho began associating with i00 in th ntM tim- w that Dr. Knabe's life was hopeful and cheerful, Hint shy was in lovo with her wor( . and gave no manifestations of despondency, thus, precluding any suicide theory. On the nlglt ot .the murder Dr; , Craig was secrTncar th'o premises wltrtln a little 'whllo beforo .the murder oc curred. Wriiim (ilrl. ."Dt1. Craig has Indulged In a system of irutklhg engagement s with women and breaking them, Ho wronged a high school i?iri on,i r.rn.,i mo i. n- .n " .v ...... .IV.. UIU tho same thing with another girl and afterwards compromised with her." Dckcrlblng tho wound In Dr. Knabe's A n 1 . T ...II ... 1 . . . surgeon and knew how to run the knife to avoid the arteries anil cut the veins, so death would follow without the spurt ing of blood. Fairfax Harrison . Elected President of Southern Road NEW YOUIf. Dec. l.-Falrfax Harri son, president of the Chicago, Indlanap- oil j i Louisville Railway company, was today elected president of the Southern Railway company to succeed the late W. V. Flnley. Fairfax Harrison Is 43 years old. When 34 years old he was appointed assistant to the president of the Southern. Three years later he became vice president of the road. He filled this office nearly three years, resigning In 1910 to assume the presidency of the Chicago, Indian apolis & Louisville Railway company, which is controlled Jointly by the South em and the Louisville & Nashville rail, roads. Mr. Harrison la a native of New York City. He la a aon of Burton Harrison of this city and a brother of Francis Burton Harrison, governor general of the Phil ippines. His home la at Belvolr, Va, Mr. Harrison was graduated from Yale In 1S90 and admitted to the bar of New a director In a number of corporations. Union Pacific Right-of-Way Law of 1912 is Not Retroactive WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 The federal law of 1912, validating conveyances of land by the Union Pacific railroad within Its right-of-way and providing for the app'lcatlon of local rules' ot adverse possession, was upheld today by the supreme court, but interpreted It as not being retroactive so as to make effec tive occupation prior to -its passage. The rights of hundreds of settlers are said to be determined by the decision. Horns, Confetti and mill i t i "".u' " nession roniirming tie- Ticklers Are Barred .Vied ,(n,M,'on About ,w - Senator Weeks introduced a bill lo re CHICAGO, Dec. J. No horns, confetti I strict transportation of military forces or "ticklers" will be allowed on the I and mujPPI,ei' t0 Panama to American streets here New Year's eve. according to j Leaders agreed to delay resuming the an order Issued today by Mayor Harri-j lobby Investigation until the ourency bill son. Sale of the forbidden articles will j 's Passed. . ...... ,, ..... . , . " Recessed and convened at noon, begin- .. u, ... , . ti.,Bu. .am iic la SUed the notice now so that dealers might pot offer the plea that they had laid In a large stock of the nuisances. Three hundred ministers of ths gospel will pray at the most prominent places where New Year celebrations gather, ac cording to announcement made at the weekly meeting of Baptist ministers by ReV. Edward Ernest Bell of the Midnight Mission. Thp. jm. jx mm. i Mir MSSSSBV 'W. .BBFW f I -BBBJ-nsr llllrM I M 1 1 Iff BBBjra BBajL' BBM IIIILvrTiW M I K-Woiatinir Ml ML WAMW ' ' and AFTER, jT Drawn for The Bee by Powell. . NEW SESSIONBEGINS AT NOON Senate and House Adjourn and Meet Within Minute. CURRENCY BILL IS READY Cnticns Mraaare Will lie Presented to the Senate Late Today' House. Takes ITp Appro priation lll. th lVfe PrM,nt Marshall, as tne noon hour rH... .. old session adjourned f ''MthoUt day- and1 In ihe next breath ?Z:Y -ant1 More formnlllv I the house. The chiw. n .'h"n"Tn V ,n -V. Couden. offered Praper TeferVln;' w, n rati " froi,em: ,rhlch conc"- r- rare of the Individual, the home, the flon'"nm0nt "nd r'?ll8l0U llf o' the na- thlni!!. Ca4" d,,c,0M quorum, some weeks hQute hae not had ln my fJst8 dViS" bTn .thB' ""'"n wl,h Us first days work already mapped out. nanc.Vhe H'te'' Utlchy bI hegan at once. It was expected that the re vised draft of the currency bill would be presented late today and would be ile bated during Intermissions l the dls cusslon over the water bill. The program of the senate demoerata forced and the republican were given until tomorrow to confer, following an announcement by Senator Galllnger that thero wu no disposition to 'obstruct pro sress of th bill. Interest In Slessaite., A widespread demand for tickets for the house gallery for tomorrow's ses sion. Indicated the interest that centers about President Wilson's reappearance at the capltol to deliver a presidential address. The president will read his first general message to congress at a Joint session of the two house at 1 o'clock tomorrow and It Is expected he will touch on many problems to be taken up at tho new session. The senate practically merged the old session Into the new one by meeting at 10 o'clock to wind Up the work of the aying session. Vice President Marshall, who had been absent for several weeks, was ln his place again as presiding of ficer. Democratic leaders were prepared to jpush the currency bill forward as the cniei Business and to hold the senate In dally sessions from 10 o'clock in the morning until 11 o'clock at night until It Is disposed of. Appropriations In Jloose. While the senate is working on cur rency legislation and disposing of tho Hetchy-Hetchy water supply bills, dur ing the early days of the new session, the house will start work on the great (Continued on Page Two.) iThe National Capital Hull day, December 1, JlM.t. The Senate. i Met at 10 m, and concluded the busl. nlng the second session ot the sixty-third congress. Took recess while committee notified President Wilson congress was in ses sion. Republican Leader GalUnger Indicated the minority would call a currency cau cus. The llonar. Met at noon, beginning the new session. Representative Henry Introduced a bill to amend the Sherman law. Adjourned at 1:07 p. m. to noon Tuesday. Dernnovntio Bird of Pen - In me you sec Ac k-- Mrs. Doxey Pleads and Goes to Jail on Charge of Bigamy ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1. Mrs. Dora Doxey Erder Whitney pleaded guilty In the cir cuit court at Clayton, Mo., today to a charge of bigamy In having married Wil liam J. Krder, a St. Loula mall clerk. Three y,ea,ra ago ishe was tre4 for the murder of Krder and acquitted. Bhe ws sentenced to hree montlta' Impris onment' on IRS uiimrrty cnwen. The case bad been continued twelve tlrflfci iJStaai -bf ''illness, of the defend ant The woman was cirrllsd Into court on a sl'retclior. Hr attorney withdrew a previous plea of not guilty. Mrs. Whitney was also fined $100 and costs, amounting to 1250. After hr re lease on bond on tljo bigamy charge, on wnicn sne waa arrested soon auer murder trial, Mrs. Whitney went to Tennessee with Dr. Loren B, Doxey ot Columbus, Neb., her first husband, Ho disappeared and Is said to have been drowned. Mrs. Doxey went to Idaho nnd there married her present husband, Fred Whitney. Commission Law Becomes Effective in Pennsylvania PHILADELPHIA, Dec. l.-Commlssion form of government went Into effect In a majority of the cities of Pensylvanla today, the system of select and common councils going out of existence. Here after tho affairs of these municipalities will be conducted by a single council ot five- men, one of whom is the mayor. With the exception of Philadelphia, Pitts. burgh, Scranton and three, or four small municipalities operating under special charters all cities in the state are af fected by the new commission law passed by the last legislature. The five councllmen will pass all ordi nances and also enforce them, The .ex. ccutlve and administrative powers of the city will be distributed among five de partments, public affairs, accounts and finance,, public safety, streets and publto Improvements and parks and public prop erty. The mayor will be the superintend ent of public affairs. Mining Companies Must Pay the Tax WASHINGTON, Dec. 1. Mining cor porations must pa the corporation tax Imposed by the Payne-Aldrlch tariff act, according to the decision today by the supreme court. Eight or. ten million dollars has been paid to the government by such corpora tions under protest, ' and 50 suits and claims were started to recover the money. The case came to the court through Stratton's Independence, limited, of Colo lado. which unsuccessfully contended that proceeds from ores mined by a cor Iporatlon from its own premises was not income" within the meaning of the cor poration Tax law, but a conversion ot Capital Into money. The court also held that the corpora tions were not entitled to deduct tla value of ore before It was mined as "de preciation." Chief Jbstlce White and Justices McKenna and Holmes dissented on the latter iolnt. Murders Her Child and Declared Insane SALT LAKH CITY. Utar, Dec. l.-Mrs. Augustus Ekman. who killed her 12-year-old daughter. Francla Williams, last June, today was pronounced Insane and committed to the Insane hospital. The body ef the daughter was found In a trunk at the railway station In Og. den. C L. Anderson, Mrs. Kkman'a first husband, who has been out on ball, was declared to have had no part In the murder and was given his liberty, on. HUERTA BACKJN CAPITAL His Absence for Day Gave Rise to Many Rumors. UNITED STATE IS STILL WATTING President-Wilson Intimates that Af fairs Are Developing; Slowly Along: Lines that Ha Anticipated. MBXCO CITT, Deo. tt-rrovltlonal President Hucrta. . whose disappearance frem1ho federal capital gav risa to many rumors today, returned this after noon. He had been paying a vUlt oa a farm In the vicinity, The City of Torreon, which has long been In the blinds of tho rebels Is about to be retaken by federals under General Joso RefUglo Velosca, according to dis patches received today by the War de partment. The federal troops are said to have encountered little opposition In their advance on tho city and are reported to be now within a few miles ot the place. Tho military authorities say , tho re occupation of Torreon will bo, a great blow to the revolution, as the city la the key to operations In four states. It Is on the border- of the state of Coahutla. Oeneral Vallsco has been InstTtiated to move at once on the. city of Durango, after taking possession of Torreon, United Mtntes Continues to Wnll. WASHINGTON, Dec. l.-Presldent Wil son told callers today that the Mexican factions seemed to he running things In a very Interesting way at present and that no development was contemplated so far as the United States was con cerned. Ills visitors . believed he had in mind the Increasing number of consti tutionalist victories and the rapidly dim inishing xone of control ot the Huerta government. William Bayard Halo, who talked with (Continued on I Page Two.) Woman Suffrage Convention Begins Work at Capital WASHINGTON, Dec. l.-The forty fifth annual convention of Ihe National American Woman Suffrage association got fully under wuy here today with Dr. Anna Howard Shaw presiding over the assembly of nearly 1,000 delegates from alt states of the union. The gavel fell In the women's convention at the same time Vice President Marshall and Speaker Clark were calling to order on Capltol Hill a congress which the suffragists ex pect lo do much for their cause. A constitutional amendment extending the ballot to women throughout the na tion Is the goal for which a week of meetings, speeches and hearing before a committee of congress will work. Ad dresses ot welcome and reports ot of ficers and hearings beforo committees of congress took up the time ot the first session today. Mrs, Ida M, French is Granted Divorce LONDON, Dec. 1. A divorce wan granted to day to Mrs. Ida M. French, daughter of Robert J. Wynne of Wash ington, D. C, former American consul genersl in Indon and ex-postmaster general nu the. grounds ot Infidelity and cruelty on the part of her husband. Cap tain Hugh Ronald French, now of the Fourth battalion (Territorial! of the Yorkshire regiment, and formerly of thu Seventh Dragoon guards. Mrs. French was given the custody of the child of the marriage under an agree ment to produce It In court whenever re quired. The name of Marie Celeste Beach, a Canadian chorus girl, was mentioned. No defenso was - offered and Captain French neither appeared nor was repr. aentacd by counsel. The marriage took place In London on June 17, 1909. IN E BY THEGRAND JURY True Bills Returned Against the Officers, Strike. Leaders and Organizers. TEN INDICTMENTS ARE PUBLIC Maintaining a Monopoly of Labor Is Charge Against Three Men. SIX ACCUSED OF CONSPIRACY Fifteen Others, Names Not Known, Caught in Net. REPORT SENT TO THE COURT Itri'ontmrnil MlnliiK l.aTrn of Slate He i:nforord and That Governor lie tJlvcn Alorc Power to true If Desired. PUEBLO, Colo., Dec. 1. Federal Indict ments ngolnst the United Mine Work era. of America nnd members ot that or ganisation . were returned this afternoon by tho Jury that Investigated the coal strlko In this state. Ten Indictments were nvide public and fifteen mora wero held until arrests con boitnade. Charged with maintaining a monopoly of labor, theso national officers ot the United Mlno Workers of America were Indicted; John I. White, president Frank J. 11 aye, vice president William, P. Green, treasurer. Indictments charging conspiracy In re sttnlnt of trade In Interfering with Inter alato trafflo In coat wero returned against John R. Lawson, Adolph Qermer, Robert Uhlrlch, A. U. McGary. Charles Bntey and Jomea Morgan, strike leaders and orgsnlsers of the United Mine Workers of America, nnd Edward Wallace, editor of a labor paper at Trinidad. The Jury prepared a long report In which mining conditions nro reviewed. It ends with recommndatlons that lb mining laws be more aillgenlly enfotcd that the governor nhould b empowered by the legislature to regulate ot auipcnd the sale of ammunition and exi-loalvci during strike troubles, .hat in cases ot dispute both psrtles should bo ronulred by law to operate the mints pending set tlement. Financial Interest of coal com panies In saloons Is denounced as repre hensible, ftome Methods Condemned. Methods of the United Mine Vorkrn of i America are severly condemned, tbo roport saylngt The methods pursued by tho United Mine Workers of America In their en deavors to force recognition ot their Un ten by J.he coal mlne operators , in Cak ra4e.re, si Insult to eaijservattve al taw.abklinbi labor. They hay, ferausjtrt experienced strike agitators and hava armed hundreds ot Irresponsible aliens, who have becomo a menace to the peaca and prosperity, and even the Mves ot our citizens. They created open Insurrection In Southern Colorado and has resorted to measures which alt fair-minded labor organizations repudiate. The officers In charge of many of the tent colonies con fess their Inability to control the men whom they have armed and aroused. "Evidently no qualification Is neces sary for membership In the United Minn Workers of America, other than a prom ise to pay dUes, which are apparently used to support Insurrection and lawleas- ni'Ss when necessary to force their de mands by intimidation and fear whenever strikes are called, with the result of in juring other trades and the entailment of hardships and privations on the peo ple of the entire commonwealth. "The lawlessness of many of the strik ing miners Is caused by radical agitators Imported from other states, who Inflame them with incendiary speeches and ex hortations to violence. FLOATING BAR ROOMS ARE SUBJECT TO LOCAL LAWS WASHINGTON. Dec. J.-Floatlng bar rooms in navigable waters within harbor limits tot cities must comply with city liquor regulations. The supreme court so decided today In the case of William Rabb, who contended that New Orleans' regulations did not extend to an excur sion steamer on Interstate waters. Keeping Up With Advertising Alert and progressive mer chants are urged to keep their eye on the advertising columns of this Aewepaper. The merits of bo many fine products for the home and for personal use are being adver tised, and readers are inform ing themselves so thoroughly now on the subject of what to buy and where to buy that It behooves every merchant, big or little, to know what la go ing on. He should see that his shelves carry the best grades of dependable merchandise that the people are asking for. His salespeople should be trained in the fine points of this merchandise. And in the windows and in tho store every prominence possible Bhould be given to 'the merchandise being advertised In this newspaper and demand ed by our readers. In this manner retailers may Increase their sales and profits by taking full benefit of the various standard commoditiea that are constantly descibed, In the newspapers. Not to be prepared to- aerro a customer with an article ae has made up his mind he warns, frequently means the loss ot nn opportunity to Increase tHe regular patronage or a store.