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VOL. XLIIl NO. 196.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 13, 1914 TWELVE PAGES.
On Trains and at
HoUl XTsws Standi, Bo.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
SENATE ASKS ABOUT
AN ADDRESS MADE BY
limited Definition of Monroe Doc
trine Made by Diplomat Causes
TALKS OF CANAL BUILDING
United States Glad it "Will Be Profit
' able to British.
REFERENCE TO THE TARIFF
Also Hints that it Will Result to
ACTION BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT
Secretary .r State Directed to
Send to the Senate n Copy of
the Speech Pane hnn It
WASHINGTON, March 12. A resolu
tion calling on Walter II. Page, American
ambassador to Great Britain, for an ex
planation of a Panama canal speech
which he Is reported to have delivered
last night before the Associated Cham
bers of Commerce In London was adopted
today by the senate.
Th reiinlutlon was Introduced by Sen
ator Chamberlain, democrat of Oregon,
an opponent of the repeal of the freo
tolls provision. In the preface to tho
resolution Senator Chamberlain quoted a
report of the speech as printed in a Now
York morning paper.
The resolution then calls on the scpre.
tary of state to "furnish to tho senate
without delay a copy of the speech made
by the American ambassador, and par
ticularly that part thereof giving his
definition of the Monroe doctrine and
that portion thoreof In which ho Is al
leged to have stated that the British
would profit most by the use of the
Panama canal; and that ho call on tho
American ambassador" to furnish forth
with for the use of the senate evidence
on which that portion of hla speoch was
based wherein he is alleged to have said
that It added greatly to the pleasure of
the people of the United States in the
building of the Panama canal to know
that the British would profit most by Its
Tho definition attributed to the am
basssdor was that the Monroe doctrine
simply meant this:
"That the United States would prefer
that no European governments should
gain more land In the new world."
Senator Chamberlain asked for imme
diate consideration of his resolution. It
was granted unanimously and the reso
lution was' passed without debate.
Wkat air..-1'otre- J5ald. .
LONDON, March 12. Walter Illnea
Page, the United States ambassador, was
much surprised -when told today of tho
resolution passed by tho senate In con
nection with his speech last night at tho
dinner of. the Association of Chambers
of Commerce. He declined to discuss
the matter until he had -received an
official request for an explanation and
details as to what portion of his speech
objection was made. He put the ques
tion to tho Interviewer: "The speeoh
was Innocent enough, wasn't itT"
Asked whether objection might be taken
to tho last sentence of his speech, re
ferring to the Panama canal, Mr. Page
repllod that that was a pleasantry.
The ambassador spoko late In the eve-
nlng and hie remarks wero extempo
The I-ondon newspapers differ slightly
In tho wording of the Ambassador's rc
marks regarding Panama and Centra.!
Ambassador Page said that the most
accurate report of his speech was con
tained in the Dally Telegraph, from whioh
tho essential parts are quoted verbatim
"The people of tho United States ra
garded the British empire as tho guar
dian of freedom In all parts of tho world
and as a promoter of trade.
"Ho would not say that the United
States had constructed the Panama cannl
for tho British, but It added greatly to
the pleasure of building It that the- Brit,
ish people would make the most profit
out of It.
"Ho could say a similar thing about
(Continued on Pago Two.)
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair; not much change In temperature
Temperature at Oman a. Veaterday.
C a. m...... -.7
6 a. m 27
7 a. in 77
X a. m in
9 a. m as
10 a. m 26
11 a. m.. 4')
12 m f
1 p. m to
2 p. ra..., .....54
3 p. m ..67
4 p. m M
5 p. m 57
S p. m 5
7 p. m Gt
S p. m ID
Comparative Local Record.
1914. 1313. 1912. 191L
Highest yesterday 88 63 W 47
Lowest yesterday....... 27 3S 21 51
Mean temperature....... 42 46 2i 10
Precipitation 00 .03 .00 T
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
-formal temperature ,.,....,,...sl
Rxcess for the day., , S
Total excess since March 1 30
Normal precipitation 04 Inch
Deficiency for the day 04 Inch
Total precipitation since March 1 T
Deficiency since March 1 47 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1913 47 inch
Excess for cor. period. 1312 47 inch
Report from Htatlon at 7 1. M.
Btatlon and State Temp. High- Rain
of Weather 7 D. m. t. fall
uneyenne, ciear i
Davenport, clear.,.., 42
Des Moines, clear M....4S
North Platte, clear 60
Omaha, clear SI
Rapid City, cloudy ti
Sheridan, clear W
Sioux City, clear 46
Valentine, rlear IS,
T lnuicmea irai-e. 01 precipitation.
U A. wtSLttit. Liocal Forecaster.
KELLEY'S AMY IS HUNGRY
Unemployed Force Dwindles to
About Five Hundred.
SEARCH MADE FOR DYNAMITE
Humor Attempt I to lie Made to
Blow Up Fire Home Armory nt
'Woodland nobbed of Gun
SACRAMENTO, Cal.. March 12. What
is left of "General" Kelley's army of un
employednow estimated to number iVX
men are suffering the pangs of hunger.
The last meal they ato was yesterday
afternoon and consisted of 300 loaves of
bread and a little cotfeo purchased In
Sacramento with their own money.
The army, according to Us leaders, has
taken up the task of policing ltsolf to
prevent tho radical members committing
crimes. James Murphy, tho new general
replacing General Kclley, who Is in Jail,
offered to havo his men police tho town
of Brodcrlck In place of tho present
armed deputies, but the offer was refused.
Search for Dynamite.
Detectives and sheriff's deputies of Sac
ramento county are searching today for
a camera box containing dynamlto said
to havo been .sent from San Francisco to
one of tho leaders of tho army of unom
ployed camped across the river, which,
it was said, was to bo used In blowing up
one of Sacramento's fire engine houses.
Information as to the shipment of tho dy
namlto Is said to have come, from govern
ment special agents.
it Is reported the feeling of the men has
changed but llttlo against what they
claim to havo been unnecessarily brutal
treatment by firemen and deputy sheriffs
when they were ejected from the South
ern Pacific sandlot Monday.
To add to their resentment Is tho fact
that on the Sacramento sldo of the river,
not 600 feet from their camp, two fire
engines wero stationed to be used by he
authorities In the event of a rush to enter
the city by the men on tho opposite side.
Two lines of hose aro vlslblo to the
Armory at AVoodlnnct la Itoblied.
WOODLAND, Cal., March 12.-Tho ar
mory of Company F In this city was en
tered by burglars believed to bo membonj
of tho unemployed "army" early this
morning. Four or five revolvers, six
army rifles and a case of ammunition
were stolen from the armory. How many
men wero concorncd In tho burglary id
not known. Tho militiamen aro encamped
Reports of burglaries and potty thiev
ery committed last night, presumably by
members of the hungry unemployed
army, poured In from various parts of
the county today. .The postofflce and a
store and an office in tho town of Yolo,
eight miles from Woodland, were looted
small sums of money being taken. Many
smau mens aro reported in this city
"Army" Agent Threatens to VluUt.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 12.-"Wo aro
Eomp to get food to tho unemployel
army In Yolo county if we have to uend
it through with armed- men,' dedaretty:
a. Wightman, a leprusentatlve of "Gon
eral" Kelley, who arrived here last night
to organize relief measures.
"Tho treatment of these men has been
ono of the most brutal chapters in tho
history of labor," Wightman continued.
"Yesterday I saw the sheriff of Sacra
mento .county drop into tho river on
automobile load of bread that had been
supplied by the labor unions. Our only
hope Is in keeping tho men together, but
starvation Is weakening their spirit."
Wightman said ho would address a
nation-wide appeal for funds for the
army 'in tho name of suffering human.
Burnett Bill Will Be
Reported to Senate
With Literacy Test
WASHINGTON, March 12.-The much
discussed literacy test wIU remain In tho
Burnett immigration bill when it ja pre
sented to the senate for action. This
was decided today by the senate immi
gration committee, which will report tho
There was a suggestion that the liter
acy test be dropped because of the risk
of President Wilson's veto, but the ma
jority of tho committee did not believe
ine president would carry his opposition
to that feature so far as to veto the
entire bill. Senators opposed to the test
will fight It on the floor,
other foreign government objected, was
changed to provide that Immigration ves
sels carrying persons suspected of being
deportable on account of disease, may be
detained after reaching port and the bus
perted persons confined on board until
their cases aro determined.
The provision for a head tax of 25 on
each immigrant was changed to $6 for
each unmarried .and $4 for each married
The provision for American health in
spectors on immigrant vessels leaving
foreign porta to which Italy and aome
Three More Bodies
Found at St, Louis
ST. LOUIS. March 12.-Threo more
bodies or parts of the bodies were ro.
covered after daylight today, from the
ruins 01 tno .Missouri Athletlo club build
ing, bringing tho total number recovered
to fourteen. Of theso ten havo been
In the ruins were found a card and
book bearing the name of B. Hehle,
Little Wonder Malt Mills, Kansas City,
It Is now believed Mrs. Hehle perished
In the fire, although his name had not
previously appeared In the list of missing.
During the night another body was
found and identified as that of Thomas
J. Wright, auditor of the William J.
Lernp Brewing company of St Louis.
A fresh squad of ICO workmen this
morning took up he work of clearing
the mass of iron and timber under which
twenty or thirty still He burled.
One of tho bodies found today waa
Identlfed as that of Burt Crouch of St.
Louis, sales manager for the Western
Kleotria company. This Is the eleventh
The club register was found today. It
was compared with the list of missing
and showed that the one nrevloimlv nub.
Wjllshcd was accurate. This would make
PRESIDENT SIGNS THE
Wilson Uses Two Fens, One Gold
and Other Silver, in Affixing
"GUESS I'LL CHANGE ENG
So Remarks Exeoutivc When!
Makes the Switch.
THEN HE SPEAKS LITTLE PIECE
Tells How Gratified He Is Upon
Passage of the Bill.
PROJECT ATTRACTS ATTENTION
Expenditure of Thlrty-Vlve -Million
Dollars, to Ilulld Government-Owned
Way In the
WASHINGTON. March 12. President
Wilson today signed the bill authorizing
the expenditure of $35,000,000 for the con
struction of a government owned railroad
Secretary of the Interior Lane and
members of the senate and houso and
men from the Paclflo coast witnessed the
ceremony. The president used two pens,
a sold one supply by Charles J. Helfner
of Seattle, former democratic state chair
man, and a silver pen, brought by Rcpre
set.tatlvo Houston, chairman of the house
commlttco ,on territories.
Stake Short Speech.
"Guess I'll chango engines," said the
president, with a smllo as he switched
from ono pen to the other while affix
ing his name to the bill. He then made
a short speech to tho assembled group,
expressing his gratitude at the comple
tion of tho measure, saying bo believed
a step had been taken that would assist
inatcriuliy In opening Alaein. and bring
ing It nearer to the people of tho United
"I want to say," said tho president,
"how sincere my gratification la on the
completion of the measure tnd lata suc
cessful passage. I feel that we havo
at last reached out the hand of real
helpfulness and brotherhood to Alaska,
which will now link It to us by many
bons that will be valuable to both sides.
This Is a consummation that I have been
hoping might arnvo In my auimnmtrn
tlon and that it has come so soon Is to
me very delightful."
Second Urent Project.
Tho project Is of more Interest than
even tho oxpendlturo of the $35,000,000
proposed would ordinarily crente. Com
ing so soon after tho completion ot the
Panama canal, it Is attracting attention
as another great engineering project
under the direction ot tho American gov
ernment. In a sense, totj It compares
(Continued on Page Two.)
By Social Survey
MORRISTOWN. N. J., March '12, A
crowd of 400 Italians today visited the
exhibit of the social survey and destroyed
all photographs (deplctlng scenes In the
Italian settlement hero. The social sur
vey was organised by six churches with
a view to remedying tonemcnt conditions.
Charts and photographs wero placed on
exhibition In a atore and aroused much
feeling among tho Italians, who said that
tho exhibit was a reflection on their
homo life. One of the pictures showed
the wife und baby of an Italian, and un
derneath was tho legend, "Tho foreign
born must bo taught how to care for
their children." Tho lrato father a few
days ago tore this picture to bits and
was aricsted on a charge of malicious
After ruining tho exhibit today, the
crowd swept Into the Maple avenue pub
lic school, whero they demanded that J.
Burton Wiley, superintendent of public
schools, make a retraction of a statement
reflecting on tho Italian colony. The
superintendent denied that he ever mado
any such statement. Tho police then
scattered the crowd.
Rates Ordered for
WASHINGTON, March 12,-Fapure of
railroads and shippers to agree on freight
rates between Chicago, Mississippi river
and Missouri river points, on one hand,
and Denver and Colorado common Points
on the other, Induced the Interstate Com
merce cammlsslon to fix commodity ratos
today by a definite order.
The commission says that "It is probable
nr final solution can bo made, without
a general readjustment of the rates
throughout this territory," but "as at
fording a present remedy" for the dlffl
cultles In which the Colorado Jobuers and
other shippers have found themselves,
the commission has established rates on
several hundred commodities materially
lower than existing rates. The new lower
rates become effective May 1.
DIES OF HEART TROUBLE
I NEW YORK, March 12.-3eorg West
ilnghouse died here today. A member of
I Mr. Weatlnghouse'a staff said that
i he had been suffering with a heart com-
I plaint for three months. Latterly It grew
worse, and on Monday last he had a re
jlapso, Which left him weak. Mr. West-
lnghouse was 6s years old.
Mr, Westlnghouse was 63 yean of age
, and was perhaps best known a the in
iventor of the airbrake which bears his
name and revolutionised railroading in
this country, He was born at Central
Bridge, N. Y., and received his early edu
cation in the common schools. He served
In the elvll war. At his death he was tho
president of nearly thirty corporations.
The airbrake which he Invented Is used
throughout the civilized world and In al
most every part of the globe aro great
plants which ho founded.
Drawn for The Boo by- Powell
MILLION FIREW PORTLAND
Six Blocks Along Water Front Arc
TWO SHIPS ARE DESTROYED
Burning: Vessel, Which, la Gnt Loose,
Drift Down Channel and
Spread Flame Several
PORTLAND. Ore.. March 12. Fire
early today swept all that section of the
Portland water front on tho east side,
frcnrtho-upper to the" lower -Albino. "fcr
ties, destroying Columbia dock iio. 2 and
Montgomery dock No. 1, tho Steamships
Cricket and Glenroy and much other
property, entailing a loss estimated at
$1,000,000. The area burned covered six
Rtnrtlnir In thA InWAr nrl nf rVilnmhla.
dock No. 2, from some cause unknown,
the fire spread rapidly and before fire
men arrived upon the scene, It hnd
reached stores of sulphur and asphalt,
which supplied additional fuel. The fire
spread both north and south from tho
starting point and soon the dock In which
it started and the Montgomery dock to
the north wero burning.
Tho steamships Critcket and Glenroy,
moored at the docks, caught fire and
wero destroyed. The Cr,"'",t. which ar
rived in the harbor from San Francisco
last night, laden with asphalt, burned
fiercely. Firemen out It loso early to per
mit it to float down the river on that they
could better combat tho flames on the
dock, but the big ship, Instead of float
ing to the center of the stream, floated
along he docks, spreading the flames.
Tho flra boat David Campbell went nftor
It and towed It to midstream, whero it
waa anchored, still burning.
The Glenroy caught fire nearly as soon
as the Cricket. It was with difficulty that
the Chinese crew was rescued by tho
firemen and a number of them Jumped
overboard to escape the flames. Tho en
tire crew was taken to the police station,
where a number who had suuered burns
were given attention. The Chinese mem
bers of the crew were herded by tho
federal authorities to prevent their es
cape. Turkish Aviators
Fall Into the Sea
JAFTA, Palestine, March 12. Two
Turkish army aviators, Nurl Bey and
Ismail Bey, fell Into the sea today while
flying to the south ot this port. Their
aeroplane had broken down and they
made a rapid glide to the water, where
they wero nble to disentangle themselves
from the machine and swim ashore. Roth
were in a state ot extreme exhaustion
when they reached the bay and wero
taken to a hospital, whero Nurl Hey died
later In the day.
The National Capital
Thursday, .March IS, 11)14.
Met at noon.
Passed a resolution by Senator Cham,
be rial n calling on Ambassador Walter 11
Page for an explanation of his Panama
canal speeoh In London last night.
Immigration committee agreed to re
port the Burnett bill favorably, Including
the literacy test.
U. W. DoKnlght, lawyer, told the loony
i committee he had been paid by the Foro
itiver nip uuuatng company to worn
for the Panama tolls exemption.
Met at noon.
William J. Shroder of Cincinnati, for
mer United States attorney, character
ised price-fixing among corporations as
an exercise of socialistic power and a
blow to the public
Rules committee authorised favorable
report on Adamson resolution for a rule
to oontlder Panama tolls exemption re
peal immediately after disposition of thu
rivers and harbor bill.
W. J. Hunt. Cleveland, and W II
Crowley, Boston, opposed the LaFollette
seamett s Dili.
tsw ' . Ann s vvd- w
Would Only Cut Out the Trash
THE. ATTACK ON WORKS OT ART
MIGHT DRIVE AWAY THE TOURISTS
SOMTHIXfGLIK.lG THISJraiqHT HEIiP
Lawyer Missing for
12 Years Worked as
a Section Laborer
CHICAGO, March 12. While on his way
to Milwaukee on a lake steamer with his
brldo of but a few weeks, Horace Greeley
Clarke, a prosperous Chicago lawyer and
Board of Trade operator, mysteriously
disappeared on Juno 23, 1002. A country
wide search for him waa unsuccessful,
and at last It was decided ho had falton
from the steamer and been drowned.
Teaterday the body of h railroad section
laborer Jn a morgue at Cudahy, Wis,, waa -
Identified as that of Horace Qreoley
Clarke. Clarkfi's sister, a Mrs. Carson of
Iowa City, la., made tho identification.
An accidental overdose of a drug had
caused the man's death, physicians said.
Mrs. Corson could learn little about
her brother's ntrnngo disappearance.
Seemingly he had lost his memory. Ho
had been In various parts of Wisconsin
for years and was known at Cudahy as
"Harry Harrlo." For years the man had
been a user of drugs and was found dead
in bed at a rooming houso a week ago.
However, nothing could be learned re
garding his disappearance from tho lake
steamer twelve years ago. At the tlmo
of his disappearance Clarke was believed
to have left the boat when It docked at
Racine, Wis., but after a search of weeks
he was reported dead. "Harry Horrlo's"
statements to friends that he had a sis
ter living in Iowa City led to tho Identifi
cation of hi body,
Clarke's brldo was a Miss Knoblock of
South Bend. Ind.
MILWAUKHK, Wis,, March 12.-That a
man who died recently amid squalid sur
roundings in a South Milwaukee boarding
house from an overdoso of poison, was
a member of a wealthy Davenport, la.,
and Ios Angeles family was learned at
the county morgue from tolegTams re
ceived today. Tho man wont under tho
name of Harry Harrlo,. but correspond
ence found on his body revealed his true
name was Horace Grccly Clarke. Ho
worked as a laborer.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Carson, Davenport, la.,
arrived at the morgue yesterday and
clulmcd the body as that of Mrs. 'Carson's
brother. They had It taken to Forest
Home, where It was cremated. They left
tho city last night, Clarke's father, It Is
said, was a millionaire. Clarko had suf
fered from cancer of tho lungs.
Missing Since Riot
LONDON, March 12.-A dispatch to the
Central News from Shanghai says that
two English women attached to the sta
tion ot the China Inland mission at Lao
Ho Kow, in tho province ot Hu Peh,
have been missing since that town was
sacked and burned by brigands yesterday.
Tho two women arc Mlaa E. Black and
Miss J, Black.
The China Inland mission Is a British
missionary society with hcadquartors 'n
London. It was represented in Lao Ho
Kow by five persons. The brigands when
they sacked the city killed Dr. T. Froy
land, a Norwegian missionary, and
wounded several others. Altogether there
are reventeen persons attached to the
Protectant missions In the city.
Woman Out to Pieces
While Tied to Bed
CLEVELAND, O., March 12Mrs. Anna
Pedogll, 30 years of age, was cut to
pieces in her home while tied to a bed
here today. Frank Stika, 40 years old,
ron of tho man for whom Mrs. Pedogll
was housekeeper, has been arrested,
charged with murder. Police say he Has
made a confession. The woman was
heard screaming by a policeman, who
Investigated. She died shortly after Do
ing taken to a hospital.
III Lt Go
TWO SIE6EL STORES CLOSED
Judge Direots Receivers to Take
Bids for Stock and Assets.
MATERIAL BEFORE GRAND JURY
Whnt DUtrlct Attorney' office lit
acrlho a llasln for nt Lcnat
Fifty Illll Placed In In
NEW YORK, March 12.-Orders closing
tho two big New York department stores
operated by Henry Slcgel and his port'
ners we.ro, Issued today by thovfcdornl
Judge Hough directed that the recelv
ers, appointed December 20, when the Slc
gel enterprises Went into bankruptcy, ro
celvo bids to March 21 for tho stock and
assetn of those stores.
The Fourteenth Street store and the
Simpson-Crawford store among the
largest In the city, wore tho ones af
fected by tho court order. When tho re
ceivership was begun they wero allowed
to remain open and of forts wero mado to
reorganise them without interruption of
business, in the hopo that tho creditors
would reap best advantage.
The orders wore granted today on ap
plication of tho receivers and creditors.
Plaeed in Jnry' Hand.
What tho district attorney's office de
scribed as "material for at least fifty In
dictments," alleging fraud against Henry
Blegel and Frank B. Vogel, president and
vice president, respectively, of the Slcgel
Stores corporation, who were arrested
yesterday on three Indictments and aro
now at liberty under $23,000 ball each,
was placed In tho hands of the grand Jury
Assistant District Attorney Arthur C.
Train said that as many Indictments as
the ends of Justice seemed to require
would bo found against tho merchant
bankers. Tho Indictments already found charge
violation of tho banking laws and grand
larceny In making false statements to ob
tain credit. The grand larceny indict
ment Is based on the affairs of the Four
teenth Street storo of this city, and tho
Henry Slegcl & Co. private bank, con
ducted In connection with It.
"Tim affairs of tho Fourteenth Street
store," said Mr. Train, "are typical of
the affairs of other Blegel enterprises."
District Attorney Whitman said that
statements of two secretaries employed
by Slegcl wero tho basis ot tho grand lar
ceny Indictment. Theso secretaries testl.
fled that false statements wero prepared
for merchants and bankers, that liabili
ties were turned Into assets, and that op.
proximately $2,.'A),000 of money deposited
In tho Slegel private bank, was placed Into
tho retail business while It wna losing
Half Million Gift
for New Cathedral
WASHINGTON, March 12.-An anony
mous gift ot $500,000 toward the construc
tion ot the great national cathedral ot
the Protestant Episcopal church on
Mount St. Albans, In the suburbs ot
Washington, was announced today. The
structure when completed will rank
among the famous temples of the world
The bequest was made through the New i
York chapter ot the National Cathedral
Fire Drill Prevents
Panic in School
BALTIMORE, Md., March 12.-One thou
sand pupils of Public School No. 20, at
Eden and Preston streets, were marched
from the building In good order by their
teachers today while fire, which origin
ated In the basement, was making rapid
progress through the structure. The
building, which was ot brick and ot old
fashioned construction, was completely
PROBERS WILL SCIE
MINING BOSSES FOR
Denunciation Likely for Refusal to
Take Back Only Those Repu
IS "UNAMERICAN PROPOSITION"
Taylor Condemns Ubc of Armed Men
from Outside of State.
THUGS HAVE CREATED TROUBLE
Had Orders to Stir Up Excitement if
There Was None.
MISERY OF STRIKERS SHOWN
Majority of Committer Will AKrea
In tfrirltiR Federal Law to Pro
hibit Intcratato Ship
ment of ,,Gunrd."
WASHINGTON .March 12. -The houso
ccmmlttc Investigating conditions In tho
Michigan copper mlno striKo nrea re
turned hero today anil members Indicated
that their report would denounce tho
mlno owners for refusing to allow their
men to return to work without renounc
ing their unions.
Chairman lay lor condemned tho use ot
armed men from outside the state at the
Instarico of the mlno owners, and pic
tured a miserable condition of men on
strike. He announced that tho commltteo
would later obtain further evidence from
the books of tho Calumet & Hecla com
pany at Boston, glvo a hearing to John
Mltchcl,.tho labor leader, and probably
present a report to the house by May 1.
The companies," said Chairman
Taylor, "have tho right not to recognise
the union and the men have the right to
belong to a union. It Is an Un-American
proposition to deny a man the right to
belong to some organisation. Tho Western
Federation ot Miners la distinctly a
metalliferous organisation, and a denial
ot their right to Us membership means
dtnlal ot their right to belong to any
union. The Cltlsens' 'Alliance, the organ
ization of cltlsens Is working olong this
lino of driving the Western Federation
of Miners oft tho map.
"The Waddell-Mahon corporation
brought a largo number ot strike breakers
Into tho utrlko territory. They furnished
thugs, as did tho Asher agency. Thcso
people shipped men there with instruc
tions that If there was no excitement to
create it. Theso fellows have created
trouble. They havo no responsibility and
have boon made deputy sheriffs and uU
lowed to carry guns.
.. l;ede..Law to- M-Vtl(itlft
"The' majority of (he investigating conw
mltteo will agree In recommending to
congress a federal law to prohibit corpor
ations from shipping armed men from
ono state to another. This will be on
tho ground that they aro trouble makers.
Tho committee probably will make omo
other recommendations concerning work
ing conditions ot large enterprises like
the Calumet & Hecla corporation, which
I " An investment of 11,200,000 has In tho
""V Ytar Pala i5,w(xj in am
dends and reinvested $75,000,000 mora out of
Thron Arrest at Forbe, Colo,
TRINIDAD, Colo., March 12.-A a re
sult of a further Investigation Into the
death of Nellsmlth, nonunion coal miner.
whose body was found on a railroad
track near Suftlald Monday, a detail of
the caVHlry took Into custody at Forbes,
John Kotzman, "William Watson and
Joseph Gill, the latter president of the
Forbes miners' union. All are strikers.
Adjutant Gcnoral Chase announced to
day that the order given on Tuesday
when tents in tho lower colony at Forbtd
were torn down, that tho residents of the
upper colony must leave within forty
:lght hours, has been notified.
'The tents which wero taken down will
remain down," the general said, "but
those In camp will not bo molested unless
further trouble occurs."
The game of
buying and selling
Competition among women
exortu an Jmmonae influence
on tho shops which supply their
With every woman trying to
etrotch oach dollar that Bho
epeuds to thu point ot produc
ing tho grcutest amount ot
comfort and beauty, not for
herself alone, but for her
whole household, overy shop
keeper Is kept on the alert to
glvo her tho value that she do
mands for her money.
The game of buying and soil
ing gooB merrily on.
Every up-to-date shopkeeper
tries his best through tho qual
ity and utility and beauty of
hie merchandise to attract the
best class of women custolnors,
and the women keep a sharp
lookout for tho merchants that
can serve them most satisfac
torily. Tho preliminary rounds of
this gtirao aro played in the
field of newspaper advertise
ments. Through them the re
tailer tells the story of his
merchandise and by them the
customer makes her choice as
to whom sho will patronize.
Such a newspaper as The Beo
decides the point of many a
No ono, on whichever aids
ho or bIio may be, can afford
to pass by this part of tho
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