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   Grand Traverse Herald and Traverse Bay Eagle (Newspaper) - July 31, 1913, Traverse City, Michigan                                Twice a Week OLDEST PAPER IN MICHIGAN NORTH OF GRAND 1858 AND TRAVERSE BAY EAGLE Covers the Grand Trav erse Region VOL LIY TEAVERSE CITY GRAND TRAVERSE 6QTJNTY MICHIGAN JULY 31 JxO 61 ASKS SUPPORT FOR HUERTA AMBASSADOR Wl LSONi STANDS BY MEXICAN TYRANT DIFFERS WITH THE PRESIDENT HIS RESIGNATION WILL PROB ABLY BE ACCEPTED Administration Has As Yet Found No Definite Policy in Regard to Restoring Order in Battling Republic Washington July Henry Lane Wilson summoned from Mexico City to inform the Washington administration of conditions in the rebellion torn republic talked for an hour with President Wilson and Secre tary Bryan submitting chiefly a rec ommendation that the United States use its influence to stabilize the Heur ta regime No policy was least none was it became known that the presidents ideas and those of Ambassador Wilson as to the course to be pursued are so radically different that the administration of ficials interpreted the days develop ments as forecasting the acceptance of Ambassador Wilsons resignation President Wilson and the ambassa dor regard the future of the Mexican situation it was iearned from oppo site viewpoints The president is con cerned over the morality of any policy adopted by the United States and its effect on other LatinAmerican coun tries and is disinclined to strengthen a government that came into power through the questionable events inci dent to Maderos assassination Ambassador Wilson on the other hand is disposed to look at the situa tion not from past events but with the future and his suggestions have been in the direction of extending recognition to the Huerta government if it did certain things to conserve American interests DID NOT WORK OUT EUGENIC MARRIAGE NOT BED OF ROSES Edwin Perron Unable to Stand Strong Arm Tactics of His Wife Lynn July marriages are a according to Edwin Perron the first eugenic husband in Massachusetts who today nursed a badly bruised face while he denounced in no uncertain terms his assailant and his wife Perron was married just a month ago both parties producing cer tificates as to their fitness to marry Perron told the police that he re turned home to find his house in dark ness He said that when he entered his room a strange man who was with his wife leaped at him and hit him knocking him downstairs His wife and the stranger fled according to Perron Perron declared he and his wife quarrel frequently I think eugenic marriages are a declared the eugenic hus band to the police sergeant APPLES KEPT WELL MANITOU ISLAND PRODUCT FURN ISH GOOD EXAMPLE Specimens Taken from Cold Storage Perfect As They Were Last Fall There is on exhibition at the Peo ples Savings bank a box of Stark apples grown in the Xewhall orchard on the North Manitou Island that have been in cold storage since last fall and are still in a perfect state of pres ervation According to Mr Newhall ho has taken seventy boxes out of storage since July 15 and found only two apples that even had the slighcst speck of decay upon them This is a record that has never been equalled in the west and probably never will It proves that the Grand Traverse apple is a perfect keeper and that when kept in cold storage will last the year around These apples are worth seeing as they are as firm and as the day they were picked PARCEL POST RATES Facts to Be Remembered By Postof fice Patrons The following are the new rates that will go into effect August 15th in gard to the parcel post The limit o the weight of parcels of the fourth class mail for delivery within the first and second zones shall be increased from 11 to 20 pounds The rate postage on parcels exceeding four ounces in weight shall be five cent for the first pound and one cent for each additional two pounds or frac tions thereof when intended for local delivery and five cents for the first pound and one cent for each addi tional pound or fraction thereof when intended for delivery at other offices within the first and second zones By local office is meant anywhere within the city limits of Traverse City and the seven rural deliveries running out of the city SOLDIERS OBJECT TOMMY ATKINS WOULD PRE SERVE HIS WHISKERS Society Succeeds in Establishing Rule That is Found to be Very Objectionable London July army cir cles and the general public dont know whether to laugh or become alarmed over the nearest approach to a strike the British army has experi enced The whole thing hinges on the question of compulsory mustaches for English army officers Since the beginning of the nineteenth century British army officers have been com pelled to wear mustaches or at least such hair as could be cultivated on the upper lip The kings regulations distinctly asy the chin and under lip shall be shaven but not the upper lip Whiskers of moderate length may be Recently however society set its literally but againts whiskers including mus taches and officers have been agitat ing the right to shave Many have openly defied the regulations and done so an act that led to their appear ance before the colonel The original offense of course is counted purely as a technical one but it becomes rank insubordination after that It could even be called mutiny Easy going colonels have urged the war office that it is silly to punish officers for so slight a thing as shav ing ones upper lip but Whitehall stands by red tape and the red tape says there must be mustaches there will be In the mean time delinquents are pointing out that King George himself ignores the reg ulations by wearing a beard Frank Richardson well known au thor has come to the support of saying I am absolute ly opposed to any order that will abolish the lip whisker Were the change allowed who could distinguish a soldier from such undistinguished persons as lawyers or even authors and novelists Twould never PROSPECTS GOOD WESTERN MICHIGAN HAS BUMP ER APPLE CROP Prices Will Be Good On Account of Failure in the Canadian Orchards The present season promises to be a good one for the Western Michigan apple grower There is a fair crop en many of the trees and the quality is likely to be better than has pre vailed in the past The chances are also excellent for a good price The Canadian crop this year is short ac cording to official reports Consul An drew J McConnico at St John Que bec reports that in certain sections there willbe no fruit as orchards have been completely devastated by the tent caterpillar He estimates that the total loss to he fruit growers of his section will amount to several hundred thousand dollars The consul further reports that the whole of Eastern Canada has been visited by the caterpillar plague and not only have orchards and gardens been seriously damaged but whole wooded areas of the country side have been devastated SUPPORT FROM BUSINESS MEN IS RECEIVED BY STRIKERS IN COPPER DISTRICT WANT FIRMS TO INVESTIGATE NO SIGNS OF VIOLENCE IN EVI DENCE Operators Claim They Are Going to Open Mines With Strikebreakers and Want Troops to Pro tect Them July several demonstrations and parades the strik ing copper miners today received sup port from many business men in the strike district several messages were sent Gov Ferris signed by prominent citizens demanding that the executive come to the district and make a per sonal investigation No signs of violence were in evidence today and union officials declared there was ab solutely no necessity of retaining the militia in the district On the other Hand the operators declared they were preparing to reopen the mines with strike breakers and therefore it nec essarily means armed guards One of the Calumet and Hecla mines is working with a small force today under the protection of several com panies of militia The strikers made no show of interference The strikers also permitted the pumpmen at 25 shafts to start work LOST BOY CLAIMED LAD HAD BEEN WANDERING SINCE JULY 10 Mrs Townsend Who Is Spending Sum mer at Cnarlevoix His Adopted Mother After notifying the authorities in many of the southern Michigan towns without result in the attempts to lo cate his parents Tas Townsend the youngster who was picked up a few days ago in a half starved condition has finally been claimed Mrs Towns end the adopted mother of the child who is spending the summer at Char levoix noticed in the colums of the RecordEagle that boy had been found here and called Chief of Police Carson The boy who is being held at the de tention home gives his name as Tas Thomas and his home Grand Rap ids but the authorities have been as sured by Mrs Townsend that there is no mistake as to his identity The lad left Charlevoix sometime on the night of July 10 He was clad in nothing but a pair of knee trousers and a blouse but when he was picked up here he was wearing a suit which had heen given him somewhere en route A thorough search of the coun try surrounding Charlevoix had been made and the lakes and rivers had been dragged as it was not surmised that the boy would into his head to become a globe trotter For over two weeks he was on the road living on berriesand leaves and trav eling mostly on foot His clothes were torn his body badly bruised up and he was nearly exhausted when picked up by Poundmaster Gegnsjc south of the city WILL VISIT SPAIN President Poincare Plans Trip in November Paris July Poincare it was officially announced today will visit King Alphonso at Madrid in November returning the visit that monarch paid to France and the French president last May There talk that the exchange of visits be tween theSpanish French and Eng lish sovereigns was for the purpose of Inducing Spain to join the Triple Entente That France and Spain will join hands regarding all Moroccan matters is already a foregone con clusion according to authoritative diplomatic sources here LOS Spahr Vas sar student graduate dropped to the pavement to escape being hit by an automobile The car passed leaving her but cut off her pet curl OLD RESIDENT 6DNE Edwin Hill Dietl at Williamsburg Wednesday Morning Edwtn Hill one of the oldest resi dents of Williamsbuvg died Wednes day at tile homo ot son Elwin Hill of Williamsburg Mr Hill has asted as night watchman for the Wisch Kewong Trout in season Cor several years past Last night he was on duty as usual apparently in the best of health but 30 leturning home this morning at le usual time hs did not feel in Ms good spirits and later at breakfast was stricken dying soon after of heart failure Mr Hill was one of the original members of the Odd Fellows of and has spent a greater share of his life in that village He leaves three sons and a daughter Edwin Hill of Wil liarosbnrg with whom made his 1ome for several years Eugene Hili ot Harbor Springs Harry Hill of De troit and Mrs Edith Trentiss of Troii Lake Funeral arranijimients have not made and will be an nounced later MINE OWNERS ARI TURN DOWN PERRIS PLAN FOR CONFERENCE SITUATION IS NOW CRITICAL SEVERAL CLASHES REPORTED AND SEVERAL INJURED Soldiers and Police Are Making At temptSo Round Up Rioters and Gunmen Who Are Causing the Trouble Calumet July several open clashes between strikers and militiamen in which two men are reported to have been shot and authentic information from officials close to the mine company officials that operators would refuse to meet Governor Ferris peace plans for a conference at Lansing the copper rains strike of Tipper Michigan ad vanced to a most critical standpoint today Disorders anfl minor riots aie more frequent today than at any time since the strike started just a week ago Although the military and civil authorities making every effort to keep information of disorders it became known today that troops and strikers had clashed in at least two different points during the day and that numerous shots The first trouble occurred at Isle Royale early today under cover of darkness A party of men made an attack on the powder houses but aft er a general exchange of shots with troopers were repulsed One attacking party is known to have been shot through the legs and it is be lieved a second was also wounded Authorities today made a united ef fort to round up all rioters and pro fessiouelgunmen in the district and about 50 arrests were made Unless immediate steps are taken to bring about a settlement of the copper mine strike it was considered certain today that the bitterness of the strikers would culminate in widespread violence As a result of last nights fight between nonunion men and strikers two were seriously hurt and others badly bruised War rants are out for thearrest of eleven strikers and six are now in jail Calumet July of clash es between the militia and strikers were denied this afternoon both by the union officials and militia officers The only place where the stories were not deniedwasat the offices of the mining companies WILL DEFY GOVERNOR Mining Companies Refuse to Attend Conference Calumet July un der orders from their directing boards in Boston the managers of the cop per mining companies this afternoon absolutely refused to meet the repre sentatives union strikers in Lansing in accowteuce with the gov ernors plans FACE FAMINE IN TEACHERS TOO LOW SALARIES ARE PAID IN DETROIT BEST TALENT IS LEAVING RATE MUST BE RAISED TO SAVE SCHOOLS Superintendent Chadsey Is Active in Trying to Get Board of Educa tion to Retain Their Best Instructors Detroit July is facing a serious famine in public school teachers The situation has reached a point where it is really alarming in the opinion of Supt Chadsey who blames the condition upon the low salary scale for teachers which the board of education is enforcing There is no scarcity of competent instruc tors Dr Chadsey explains but good teachers refuse to serve here because the city will not meet the salaries they can earn elsewhere Supt Chadsey today reiterated his demand that the board of education take some action which will insure to the local public schools competent teachers and prevent a serious de terioration in the public school work done here Chadsey first presented the situation to the board of educa tion a couple of weeks ago when he turned in the resignation of an in structor in physics and chemistry who had determined to leave the em ploy of the Detroit schools because his demands for an increase in sal ary from to a year had been refused It then developed that the principal of the school where the teacher was employed had strongly objected to letting him go because he said it would be impossible to fill his place with a competent man for less than or But the salary schedule for teachers now in opera tion pravented the board from grant ing the teachers demand Supt Chadsey said that the salary schedule in local high schools is ab low It starts at a year anl carries a yearly increase It has been pointed out that nearly any college graduate in these days can command salary in his first year of teaching HOUSE FLOOR LEADER WROTH BECAME ANGERED AT STATE MENTOF MULHALL MADE A DRAMATIC SCENE UNDERWOODS JANITOR HAD BEEN PAID REGULARLY Democratic Leader Claimed He Had Never Seen Mulhall Nor Con ferred With Him About Framing the Tariff Washington July a finger accusingly at Col M hall Representative Underwood the house floor leader today sen ate lobby committee that the self confessed N A M lobbyist was a liar and blackmailer Underwood was angered at Mulhalls confessions concerning alleged conferences he had with the Alabama member Underwood interpolated the com mittees proceedings in a dramatic ap peal shortly after the session con vened Is that Mulhall he demanded indicating the lobbyist I never saw him before That man was never in my committee The republican members of the committee and Mulhall were inclined to argue the question with Under wood Senator Walsh read a letter from J A Emery to Mulhall enclosing two checks for to be given to janitors in the speakers room ways and means committee Did the janitors ever get the money Underwood demanded Mul hall replied that he had paid Under woods janitor regularly for two years MORNINGWEDDING Nuptials Was Impres sive Event The wedding of Miss Eva M Slireat te and Wm Syers of Detroit occur red Wednesday at eight oclock at the church of the Immaculate Con ception Rev Father Sheehan officiat ing They were attended by Miss Bertha Vezina maid of honor and Wil liam Vezina acted as best man The bride was gowned in pale blue messa line over white silk trimed with blue chiffon roses and carried a shower bouquet of white brides roses and swansonia The maid of honor wore a gown white embroidered voile trim med in blue chiffon and carried swan sonia and white carnations The wed ding breakfast was served at the home of the brides parents Mr and Mrs Fred Shreatte The guests were invited for the afternoon and even ing at six oclock a six course din ner was served SPANISH MAIDEN WORKED COURT SHIP FOR REVENUE Arrested for Murder of Young Man Whose Body Was Found in Garden Madrid July of the most sensational murder trials in the his tory of Madrid was expected when Senora Maria Lauisa Sanchez and her father a captain Jn the array went to trial here today for the murder of a wealthy young man named Ju lon The young man had courted the girl for several months and the date for the wedding had been set when he mysteriously disappeared He had a large sum of money on his person at the time to deposit in his finances name as his wedding gift Sanchez and his daughter who is in the twen ties disappeared shortly after A search of their residence resulted in the discovery of human bones The father and daughter were arrested in a village iu the north of Spain The girl the police declare has turned states evidence and admitted that ac cording to plans laid by her father she got her lover to bring a large sum of money to the house and while he sat with his arms about her her father crept up behind him and knocked him unconscious She said she and her father killed him dis membered the body and buried it in the garden The bones found by the police had been discovered under the cellar floor Saying nothing they went to the spot in the garden where the girl said Julons body was hidden and there they found it Further investigation developed stories of the strange dis appearance of other young men of wealth after a short courtship of the girl The police has promised to confess everything at the trial which opened today TOOK MANY JEWELS THIEVES MADE RICH HAUL AT NARRAGANSETT Late Estimates Place Fully a Quarter Million of Dolalrs Narragausett Pier R July The summer colony here was aroused to the greatest excitement today when John Hannan of New York announced that the jewels stolen from his room last week were valued ta With the gems stolen from Mrs Charles Rumsey and Mrs Walter Ives it is now believed the total loot will reach a quarter million dollars PRISONERS GET PAY New Law Goes Into Ohio Effect Columbus Ohio July prisoner pay law will go into effect on August 1 according to announce ment made at the executive offices to day After that date eacli of the prisoners in the Columbus peni tentiary will be paid at of three cents an hour for the work done in the prison shops and offices The money will be sent to the families the prisoners or saved for him until he is released SUFFRAGE IS LIVE ISSUE COLORADO STATE SENATOR GIVES HER VIEWS SHE VISITED FIVE STATES IMPRESSED WITH SEX LOYALTY AND SOLIDARITY Feeling is Developing in Favor of Sin gle Standard of sented Cause on Lec ture Tour Denver July east is now convinced that there can be such a thing as a lady senator who some times uses smelling salts wears frocks of the kind recommended by the best fashion magazines and speaks in the tones of a perfect This is the opinion of the suffragist leaders Denver following the re cent return of State Senator Helen Ring Robinson from a lecture tour which took her through five states and during which she delivered more than sixty addresses If the antis of the east expected Senator Robinson to be any different from thousands of other cultured women of the country they were mistaken Mrs Robinson is enthusiastic over the growing suffrage sentiment ia the east and is convinced that the exam ple of Illinois in granting women the ballot will soon be followed by many otherstates She gave the United Press the following statement regard ing her trip By State Senator Helen Ring Robin son Only Woman Senator in the United One who has not been in the midst of it cannot realize the significance and zeal of the great womens move ment in the east I did not fully real ize it The fervidness of it the white flame that burned in its midst inspired me I heard woraem preach with the fervor of Peter the Hermit One of the things that impressed me was the wonderful feeling of sex loy alty and solidarity I saw this in Bal timore where young women with faces like opening flowers and eyes shining like sfars marched together with women worn by toil I saw it in New York I saw it everywhere This sex solidarity has existed among the pick of women from the time of Euri pides until now Men will not ac knowledge it but it has been so Then too I was impressed by the feeling that is developing for the sin gle standard of morality You bear these zealous women who are strug gling for the ballot with a spirit of zeal crying for the abolition of the double standard And other women are taking up the cry A movement born of such spirit and carried on with such zeal must tri umph in the end but I would not want to prophesy which of the three states in which I did most ot my campaign York New Jersey and win first The out look in New Jersey is most favorable In New York the opposition chiefly comes from the rural districts where conservatism reigns Then too Tam many Hall is by the very nature of its organization almost hysterically opposed to giving women the vote and is using all its influence to fight the womens movement Strange to say the opposition the movement has found througohut the east has as many women in it as men These women belong to the in ert mass that live practical lives I call them ingrowing Tories I called them that at one meeting and the papers had it the next day ingrowing Myaim was to allay that haunting panicky fear among the men that when the women get the ballot they would take the American home out in the back yard and shoot it full holes I spoke not as a senator or politician but as a housewife I told what equal suffrage would mean to women as housewives and mothers what relation the garbage can bore to the ballot and I think I gave a side of the question never before present ed there I feel no vain pride in my success because I feel that most it was due to my having been advertised as a sort of curiosity or freak Most those who came to hear me came to see what sort of a creature a senator was and I know I disappoint ed them I wore petticoats and had unshorn hair at play found a chest filled witli gold at   

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