Bakersfield Morning Echo, June 10, 1914

Bakersfield Morning Echo

June 10, 1914

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Bakersfield Morning Echo (Newspaper) - June 10, 1914, Bakersfield, California .iSSKSrii» UíJnw ib To The Advertiser One paper in the home is .worth a dozen on the high-,.way. The Morning Echo is a home paper. BAKERSFIELD'S ONLY DAILY NEWSPAPERTHE MORNING ECHOfull associated press day and night dispatches by leased wire. To Hie Local Fans Complete report of all the sports on page 3*of The Morning Echo every day, seven days a week. VOL. 39. NO. 57.BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1914. TEN PAGES, PRICE 5 CENTS STRIKE IN IM I MME. SCHUMANN-HEINK IS GRANTED DIVORCE Resentment of Workmen Is Aroused By Killing of Another Striker socialists said to support movement Riots Are Reported In Many Cities; Premier Is Criticized TURIN', Italy, June 9.—A pitched battle occurred tod y between strikers and troops. Oiu' man was killed and two were mortally injured. A great number of others were Injured, some seriously. Growing in Intensity. ROME, JuneN 9.—The general strike proclaimed yesterday as a protest against the repressive measures taken by the government in! confaection with demonstrations a^1 Ancona Sunday when several men were shdt down, In growing in intensity. ' The resentment of the workmen Has been fanned by the killing of another striker at Florence today. The government views the move, ment with anxiety, as It is believed to be supported not only by the Socialists, but the Radical party, which is anxious to embarrada the, Balandra ministry. The premier was subjected to strong critisism in the chamber today for prohibiting anti-militar-iat meetings on June 7. In reply he said there had been trouble except at Ancona and that THREATENS LEVEES Army Engineers In Imperial Worried Over Handling of Flood Waters yuma valley one of the danger points Santa Fe Coping With Situation At Needles; Arizona Flooded Would Name Foreign Minister Who Would Succeed to the Presidency THE UNITED STATES HAS OBJECTIONSthe Carranza Wilt Play Important Part Irt the New Regime pres. wilson to attend unveiling of statue to women of confederacy none regretted more than he ,the | dlvorce from her husband, William loss of life. He said the policemen | Rappj iTr _ wh0SP ardent epistles who fired the fatal shots would be breathing love and devotion to Mrs. prosecuted, but he pointed out that the police at the time of the shooting were surrounded by rioters and only SITUATION CRITICAL RKPOH TAT CALEXICO CALEXICO, Calif., June 9.—. Reports reaching here tonight say the waters of the Colorado river are breaking over the levees between the Laguna dam aad Yuma and also near Blythe. Brigadier General Marshall says the situation is critical. Individual farmers came to, the aid of the imperial Valley' townslte with offers of $20 each and teams to build up the levee at Volcano Lake. *------:-:-:-:- Livestock Drowned. SAN BERNARDINO, June 9.— The government levee protecting the Mojave Indian reservation from the Colorado river broke late today, according to a dispatch received from Needles tonight. The floods swept through a village and the Indians were forced to flee for their lives. Livestock left behind was drowned. CHICAGO, June 9,-Mme. Ernestine ¡ The crest of the flood apparently Schuman-IIeink was today granted a ¡ has passed Needles. A fall of three inches in the river was recorded there this afternoon. EL CENTRO, June 9.—Possibility NIAGARA FALLS, June 9.—The United States is unwilling to extend recognition to a new provisional president if named according to the method prescribed by the Mexican delegates, it was learned tonight. The method is that 'Getaeral Huerta would appoint as minister of foreign affairs the. man who Is agreed upon here to head the new government. The Washington administration contends that if General Huerta Is permitted to name the foreign minister who, by constitutional succession, would be elevated to the presidency even though the selection be made here, such an act would be con. strued as recognition of the Huerta government. Mediators' Plans. In the discussion of the form of provisional government the- American delegates are understood to have told the mediators that, inasmuch, as Carranza had been moving forward (Continued on Page Ten.) Catherine Dean of New York, wereiof/ record June flood in the Colo-tlie sensation of the divorce suit. rado river is keeping the engineers The victory for the famous con- oE tlle Imperial Valley canal system tralto came when Superior Judge Sul- and the United States reclamation livan instructed the jury to return a service busy on the levees below verdict in favor of the complainant.! Yuma. Discharge of the river as No attempt was made to contridict | measured at Yuma today, was 113,- . .. - i.'AA ___J a i. mi__B\__J ^----i HmOHOMENT to WOMEH of The CCfjFPËR^gggl RALEIGH, N. C., June 9.—President Wilson has accepted the invitation of the state authorities of North Carolina to be present tomorrow and unveil the monument to the women of the Confedracy, which has been erected on the capitol grounds here. The monument is the gift to the state of the late Colonel Ashby. Home of Clayton, who was inspired thereto by the memory of his mother, who gave six sons to the southern cause, three of whom fell during theTS CONSTABLE AT TAR WEBJ. C. Bafrett, Oil Man, Files Petition to Remove Sam Fergusonnotorious boustcity unsuppressed Holds Official Responsible Foi "Conditions Unlawful and Against Morals" campaign in Virginia. Josephus Daniels of Raleigh, secretary of the navy, a lifelong friend of Colonel Horne, will deliver an address at the dedication ceremonies. The design depicts a mother of the Condederacy seated with a Bible in her lap, while kneeling at her side is a boy with a sword in his hand, to whom she is relating its history. Determinatioh is written on both faces, but that expressed by the woman is mingled with sorrow. SACnt&iiftd, .tune 9.—Flfty-eeven of the fifty-eight counties in the state have furnished Secretary of State Frank C. Jordan their resignation reports up to and including June 1, 1914. With the two counties that reported today the total resignations now are 841,442. The Republican total is 34G.G62; the Democrats is 182,316; Progressives 172.852 and the Socialists are fourtli with %46,D34. Madera is the only county to be heard from and the registration will not materially alter these figures, the county having registration of about r.000, Mendocino county is the only county in the state having a Social-Democrat registered, and San Diego has the only Populist. 600 second feet. The flood record is 150,000 second feet. General W. L. Marshall of the United States Army Engineer Corps, in charge Of protective work on the lWees;"tyas quoted today as predicting a rise of about three l'eet at Yuma by Friday and a volume ex. ceeding previous floods by June 14. Deflection of the channel has been menacing levees on both banks of the Colorado for several weeks and engineers of the California Development Company, the United States Reclamation Service, the Imperial irrigation district, mutual water companies and the United States gov. eminent have been fighting the river WASHINGTON, June S. — In a j with trainloads of rock and with pile report to the Interstate Commerce \ jetties. the authenticity of the letters credited to It#pp and written in impassioned words to Mrs. Catherine Dean of New York, and the evidence of the defense failed to show moral obliquity on the part <Jf the opera singer. Mme. Schuman-Heink showed her joy at the verdict and declared she would speedily journey to the Bay-reuth Wagnerian festival in which she in to take a leading part. , DERAILMENT WAS DUE TO BROKEN RAIL Commission today on the cause of today if the (laven & Hartford passenger train near Westerly, R. I., in 1911, H. W. P.elnap, chief inspector of safety appliances, finds 'that derailment iof the train was due to a broken rail. The wreck resulted in the injury of T'l passengers and three eimpoles. SAN FRANCISCO, June 9.—The case against Edmund Frank Green, former president of the Pacific Coast Casualty Company, charged with embezzlement of $50,000, was dismissed today In police court, on the ground that no felonious intent had been shown. SACRAMENTO, June 9.—Fred Weinberg, convict at Folsoin prison, who has served two years for burglary in Yolo county he did not commit The current is now setting toward the east bank of the river below the Imperial heading, but engineers on the Yuma irrigation project reported that the.v were holding it in check and that probably the flood could be held between the levees and prevented from inundating Yuma Valley or breaking over the main Imperial Val- REDDING, June 9.—Daylight brought proof today that the eruption yesterday of the new crater on Mount Lassen was the most violent that has occurred yet. The snowy sivm-mit of the peak, which yesterday morning showed bright white, was again blackened today by the volcanic ashes poured forth over it. The present eruptioiT is far greater than the first which only covered an area of 100 acres. The column of as^ cending steam from the crater was more plainly visible yesterday from this distance than at any time since the series of disturbances began. Mount Lassen, whose volcanic or geyser-like activities, have been noticed for the past week, was steam, ing again today. Clouds of steam could be seen issuing from the mountain's crater for many miles around. Forest Supervisor Rushing says the crater is from six to seven times as large as when it first became- active. The forest department scouts the stories of flames issuing from the mountain- Colombia Ratifies Treaty OverfCanal Samuel T. Ferguson, of Taft, constable of the Sixteenth township, la the defendant in ouster proceeding» commenced in the superior court yesterday by J. C. Barrett, a well known oil man of the Midway district. Bar. rett through his attorneys, Kaye & Siemon, alleges that Ferguson will not enforce the law as to the vie» district at Boust City where it is said saloons are maintained that cater to> the tenderloin and that houses of prostitution, dance halls and the infamous crib system make conditions objectionable and an open violation of law. The relator Barrett asks that Constable Ferguson be removed from office and that he be compelled to pay $500 as a reward to said relator. The case will create a sensation in Taft where Ferguson has served as constable for five years past. Barrett in his accusation states that he is a resident of Taft and that for two years past Constable Ferguson has allowed conditions to exist that are unlawful and against tho good morals and welfare of the district. The petition goes on to relate: "That at and in said Sixteenth township for more than two years past a certain piaCe known as Bonst City, which has been and is now inhabited by a large number of wonitn and girls who have been and are now living in houses of prostitution or cribs, and maintaining and keeping said disorderly houses or houses of ill-fame; that such lxpusea have been by diver's and sundry persons for the purposes of prostitution; that public dance halls SAN FRANCISCO, June !). — Robert G. Sproule, nephew of William Sproule, president of the Southern Pacific, was today appointed cashier ill the controller's ,office o£ the University or California. He will sue- SACRAMENTO, June 9.—The im-ceeil W. L. Wright, former cashier i portation of Chinese raised eggs into (Continued on Page 10.) IMPORTEDCHINESE EGGS IMPERILLING STATE'S INDUSTRY BOGOTA, Colombia, June 9.—The Columbian congress- in special ses. sion today ratified the treaty with the United States .by which Colombia is to receive $25,000,000 and certain concessions in the settlement of the long standing dispute between the two countries over Panama. Since the signing of the treaty last April by Francisco Jose Urritia, minister of foreign affairs, and Thaddeus A. Thomson, the American minister, the American representatives of large manufacturing con cerns report here that commerce has taken a decided advance in favor of imports from the United States and anti.American sentiment has largely disappeared. Not Ratified by U. S. WASHINGTON, June 9. — The treaty between Colombia and the United States has been in the hands of the State Department for some time but Secretary Bryan announced recently that it would not be sent to the Senate for ratification until after the Panama canal tolls exemption repeal bill had been disposed of. (Continued on page Ten.) DEDICATORY ADDRESS BY L. E. CHENOWETH who is charged with the embezzlement of $14,348 of University funds. the state of California is imperiling the egg industry and Governor Hiram W. Johnson has set about to discuss the situation with state officials PALO ALTO, June 9. —• While returning to San Francisco today with' and attorneys of the various state his wife from Los Gntos, llomer S. j poultry associations in the hope that ecelved an absolute pardon to-i King, former president of the Bank j some definite plan may be reached to day from Governor Hiram W. John-! of California, was seriously injured j conserve and protect a prosperous SOU. in an automobile accident. Mrs.' and important industry in California King was tossed 3f> feet, broke her ¡now seriously threatened, and bring- LOS ANGELES, June 9.—The federal grand jury instituted today an Inquiry into the alleged "clairvoyant swindle," through which Mrs. Mary T. Eeles, a wealthy resident of Long Beach, lost about $30,000. left arm and was badly shaken up. STANFORD UNIVERSITY, June 9. —A grasshopper which has proved immune to all sprays tried is dong serious damage to the g'reat vineyards of the southern portion of Fresno county. The insect sucks the juice of the leaves wh h fall, leaving the unprotected gra.os to burn in the sun. SAN BERNARDINO, June 9.—The appeals of his mother that he go | back to the Arizona penitentiary at j Florence and serve out his sentence i caused Robert Fowler to give him-self up to the police today. He said i he escaped from prison in order to | see his mother, but surrendered in response to her plea. Ing the poultrymen of the state at the present time a revenue of $10,000,-000 annually. Lawrence E. Chenoweth, past exalted ruler of Bakersfield lodge, No-266, of the Elks, has been chosen as the speaker at tlie dedication of the new club rooms of the Hanford lodge of Elks, which takes place Friday night, June 12. He will have as his topic the newly organized state association.Senator Belshaw to Speak Here Tonight AMERICAN DELEGATES REVIEWED IN LONDON Charles M. Belshaw of Antioch, Contra Costa county, Republican candidate for governor, spoke to several hundred people in Visalia last evening and this morning is due to arrive in Bakersfield". He will spend the day meeting the voters and will address an open air political rally this evening. Belshaw is a prominent Republican leader and served four terms in the State Senate where he had a marked influ- EVERETT, Wash., June 9.—Mayor C. Christiansen and Commissioner of Public Works Alexander Thompson were recalled in today's special municipal election. They were charged with failure to suppress vice and failure to levy special tax against public service corporations as provided by the charter. 100 LIVES LOST LONDON, June 9—Seven hundred American delegates to the world's congress of the Salvation Army, with Miss Eva Booth at their head, marched today from the army headquarters j in London to the American embassy In Victoria street where they were reviewed by Ambassador Walter Hines Page. enee in shaping legislation. He is Martinez. one of the best known of the Republican candidates and has many friends in Kern county who will be j pleased to warmly welcome him today. W. J. Ooherty, R. " A. Edmonds, Judge Tam and other leading Republicans will arrange for the meeting this evening. Senator Belshaw it,- accompanied by J. R. Booth, city editor of the Daily Gazette of Martinez, and A. S. Ormsby and Sheriff M. B. Veale of LOS ANGELES, June 9.—J. W. Byrnes, alleged leader of the band of bunco men who fleeced tourists out of thousands of dollars here two years ago, was placed on trial today in the superior court. He is accused SAN DIEGO, June 9.—Packed » and ot- having robbed G- P. Friesz, a far- ready for shipment all of the field artillery of the Mexican garrison of the northern district of Lower California is piled on the beach at Ensenada -awaiting to Mexico City, according to reports brought to San Diego this morning by passengers on the steamer Victoria. mer from Illinois, of $5000 on fake horse race. Saltillo Welcomes General Carranza EAST CONTINUES WASHINGTON, raus SALTILLO, Coahuila, June 9.— (Via El Paso, Texas, June 9.)—General Carranza was given a tremendous ovation upon his arrival here tonight. The Constitutioinalist ¡commander was dined by General Pablo Gonzales, commander of the eastern erals made a last desperate stand against General Villa he was given an enthusiastic reception. Thousands gathered at the station and drowned out the music of the bands with their cheers. Young women with great armfuls of flowers strewed them In military zone, who arrived before the general's path. LOS ANGELES, June 9.—With the 3-year.old baby girl who was Carranza from Monterey, which he found in the lifeless arms of her j captured. lifeless husband, after he was shot The reply to the latest commani through the heart, Mrs. Kate ¡cation to General Carranza from the on the balcony of the. palace and Schwartz, 22, rested in jail today,! South American mediators is being j spoke a few words of eulogy of Presi-facing a charge of murder, while she | thoroughly discussed by- the general j dent Madero. San Pedro was Ma- ' dero's home and every mention of the The crowd followed to the municipal palace in a densely packed throng. General Carranza appeared June 9.—Intense heat that iaused suffering in densely populated districts, continued today throughout that part of the country between the Missouri valley and the Allegheney mountains. Chicago's temperature rose from 92 on Monday to 96 today%while in Springfield, 111., the mercury soared to 100. Other points throughout the Middle West sweltered under simi- ST. JOHNS, N. B., June 9.—More than 100 lives were lost in the storm which swept the Bay of Chaleur on Thursday and Friday of last week, according to reports received hero today. The storm caused the greatest number of fatalities in the history of the North Shore. Accounts brought in by fishing vessels which lived through the blow, show that the wind blew with terrific force, Captain Samuel Beck of the schooner Warren estimating the force of the blast at 150 miles an hour at times. THE WEATHERREPORT SAN RAFAEL, June 9. — A man garbed in a red coat, overalls '.cut off at the nees, white stockings and low cut shoes, and armed with a rifle and a brace of pistols, held up four automobiles on the county road near here today and announced that he was a secret service agent. Not until he had waved each party lar conditions. Memphis having an! on its way and hoarsely told them to SAN FRANCISCO, June 9.-Auto-, mobile bandits broke into the post, j maintained that her husband, a spe-! and his advisers. What the purport office and general store at Belmont,; cial policeman, had killed himself.! of the reply will be has not been in-a peninsular suburb early today, and' The shooting was the result of a!dicated at General Carranza's head-blew the safe. They got $396 in j quarrel orer tho babe. quarters, but there is a strong feel- cash. $1514 in stamps and $54 in! --I ing among Constitutionalist leaders be beware of Mexican spies did the autoists realize that the "highwayman" was demented. Constables and a posse of citizens are beating the countryside for the man. SAN FRANCISCO, June 9.—Forecast: San Francisco and vicinity, Santa Clara and San Joaquin Valleys and California south of the Tehach-apls, fair Wednesday; light northwest airs. Sacramento Valley: Fair Wednesday; light north wind. Local Temperature. As registered on the U. S. government thermometer at the Santa Fa depot, June 9, 1914: Maximum ........................90 Minimum ........................48 Calendar for June 10. Sun rises ................4:34 a. m. Sun sets .................7:23 p. m. Moon rises .............10:13 p. m. martyred president was received with "vivas" and wild cheers. Gen- j eral Carranza said that when he first ; came to San Pedro three years ago j money orders. SAN FRANCISCO, June 9.—Con. ; that the plan of Guadalupe will be ! he had little thought that he would; --------| testing thet right of the San Francis- enforced rigidly. ever occupy the position lie now] SAN FRANCISCO, June 10.-Re-; co-Oakland Railway Terminals Com. At San Pedro De Las Colonias j holds- He said he came to sound out ! ports made to the convention here ofipany to issue $10,000,000 in bonds,! where Carranza stopped on his way i the people to discover if they would | the International Brotherhood of Boil-1 Warren Olney, counsel for the East here, a cer official temperature of 96; Nashville 98; and Louisville 96.t At Wytheville, in southwest Virginia, the record June temperature i of 92 was equalled. Atlantic coast, cities escaped the heat wave because of cooling winds. In Washington the temperature dropped from 96 on Monday to 74 today. A violent electrical storm brought the relief and Chespeake breezes maintained it.warm weather in theeaMiddfedwest j ited Bakersfield business men guaranteed the sale of six hun- PUBLIC BENEFIT SPIRIT DESERVES SUPPORT In order to bring to this city a solid week of Entertainment, Music and Lecture of a very refined nature; nine public spir- with rising temperatures along tue j dred season tickets to the coming Chautauqua, at $2.50 each. Atlantic cwu«^ These guarantors believed that the citizens of Bakersfield would eagerly show their appreciation of the opportunity that this Chautauqua will- afford by lending their hearty support. AMERICANS EAT TOO MUCH ranza stopped on liis way i the people to discover it ttiey wouia < NEW YORK, June 9. — »")«: • - fn'r~,:i,r reinony of unusual signifi-! respond to a movement for reform, j Americans eat too much, a habit j Have yOU leilt yOUrS? Have yOU a season ticket tor family irred. Flowers and palm ! General Carranza declared that the | which is largely to blame, in the ! use p "Most ermakers and Iron Shipbuilders show ; Shore and Suburban lines, a subsi-: cance occuri ___ _____ ________ that a substantial gain in membership ; diary company, seeking to prevent branches covered the ground which i blood of Madero and Suarez and oth- j opinion of competent physicians, for ( «Vol nr ,-m.v» nn (V,o cac'iMv nao-p nf thic iccnf» has been made in the last two years, j the issue, declared today before the not two months ago was strewn with! ers had not been shed in vain and; increased death rate of persons more j I lie OUlCiai program On me MJUciy p<t&c UI una l»uc The organization paid in that period I Railroad Commission that the iner. shells and dead bodies. When Car- ] that the movement of which they had j than 40 years of age." $9,800 in death benefits and $159,823 in strike aid. ger of the Key Route properties fee ted in 1912. was illegal. ei-I ranza stepped from his car at the [been the leaders now was about to j This message of warning has been . spot where General Velasco's Fed- be crowned with success. X HIS iucaoagc ui it ai utug "uo ut-i-" i <£ sent out by city health authorities. ¡ tor yOlirseil. speaks for itself. Let the purchase of a season ticket speak ;