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NEW MEXICO AND ARIZONA JOIN IN "INTERVENE PLEA" GOV. M9 PQNAUPS HUNT Governors of Both Texas in Mexican Situation TLTOSOV, Ariz., March 13. George W. P. Hunt, governor of Arizona, and William C. McDonald, governor of New Mexico, lhave joined with Governor CC1-qultt of Texas In insisting that the United IStates authorities intervene in BANKERS MAY FORCE CRISIS BY nm o i n mn on&a roruduui mm By Associated Press to THE SUN". MEXICO OITY, March 13. The barkers who were told yesterday by President lluerta they would be expected to advance approximately IIS.O&O,-KM pesos per month to support tflie government, have not (given their assent 'to the project, and it is said some of them favor bringing on a crisis by & refusal. V. S. TO DEMAND OTFORMATION WASH II N'GTOM, March 1. Tne Un'ted States government will continue to insist on obtaining from Carranza and the Mexican constitutionalists information concerning the welfare of forelgiors In Mexico and wl. not relax its energy in using its good offices for thoif protection. This was the effect of a communication from Secretary Brya" to Consul Simplch at Xogales, who presented the information to Carranza. The reply is in the hands of Secretary Bryan tonight, but he refused to make it public. Bryain, it is said, did not reply directly to the recent Carranza notes on the Benton case, but set fort the wish of the American government in respect to a Spanish subject whom the (Spanish minister had asked the United States to protect. There, have been .ntlmatlons from constitutionalist sources that Carranza indicated he would not give the United States the information desired. MONTEREY ISOLATED- REBELS ABE ADVANCING ON CITY lAREIX), March 13- Monterey; an Important railroad center, and the larg est city in Northeast Mexico, Is virtually isolated by constitutionalist troops, whloh are advancing from aM sidos, ac-coixlln,g to a dls-patch received tonight by the federal military headquarters at Nuevo laredo. An attack on Monterey is understood) .to bo planned as orte of tho first moves in connection with the march southward of tho rebel army. TROOPS MUTINY AND SLAT THEIR OWN COMMANDER 'MEXICO Cm', March 13. General Florenclo Alatriste, commanding 1(M0 men at Jejuila, state of Morelos, was killed today by bis own men, who mutinied. Tho uprising was led by four lieutenants. POSTPONE REFUGEE ACTION SAN A'NTOXrO, March '13. Application for the release of the Mexican federal soldiers' interned at Fort Bliss was ready to be filed in the federal court today, wihon a lack of judges to hear the petition caused H. R. Gamble of Bl Paso, representing the refugees, to postpone action. 43 SHIPS WRECKED IN MOROCCO STORM By Associated Press to THE SUV. MKLlLIiA, Morocco, March I3pnr-ty-thrce Bhips lie wrecked today on the shores in the vicinity of this port, having been driven on tho rocks and shoals by a terrific hurricane which started yesterday. The wrecked vessels Include five steamers and 38 sailing craft. The storm Increased In violence today and a number of large vessels put to sea to avoid being smashed against the Jattlcs. Ci'7 Library. i!(,t 9n; k-2 VOL. XXXX. NO. 12. SAN BERNARDINO. CALIFORNIA. SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 14. 1914. TEN PAGESPAGES ONE TO SIX CHAM NDO POLY jpEiltj BONDS Carnegie Money $30,600 PEACE Endowment Officials Mail Out 1,700,000 Pamphlets in No-Exemption Plea. CHARGES OF SENATOR O'GORMAN PASSED UP Senator Reed Demands that Witness Tell Relation of Peace and Tolls. Ey Associated Tress to THE SUX. WASHINGTON, March 1.3. How the Carnegie endowment for international peace has aidedi in the fight for repeal of the tolls exemption clause of the 1 'ana ma canal act wa revealed today 'before the senate lobby committee. Dr. James Brown Scott, secretary and a member of ttie board of directors of the endowment appearing under subpoena with books arul papers, told the committee, that a total of more than $30, 004) had been appropriated for "circulation of Panama canal literature." Detailing the efforts of the endowment, Dr. Scott said a million copies or a pamphlet urging repeal of the exemption clause and signed by practically the entire directorate, has been sent throughout the country, and 70),'0o copies of Senator Boot's speech dn the senate urging the repeal hail been mailed under tlie senator's fmn'n, Annual etatements of the endowment showed that the American Peace society, of which Senator Burton of Ohio Is president, draws a subvention of 31,0j0O a year from the Carnegie organization. This money was usd, iMr. ijcptt said, to distribute pamphlets bearing on peace propaganda subjects. The committee displayed great interest In these publl cations as dealing- with Panama canal tolls or general arbitration treaties. Mr, Scott agreed to furnish copies of all such documents. Taboo O'Oormaa Charges No questions were asked the witness relating directly t0 charges made in an executive session of the senate recently by Senator CGorman. that the actual purpose of the endowment was to pro mote an alliance between Great Britain and Uie United' States, 'its peace propa ganda serving merely as a cloak for that purpose. , Senator Reed, (however, demanded an explanation of the relation between in ternational peace and the tolls charged tor use off the Panama canal. The pamphlets sent out toy the endowment, he asserted, urged that tho 'United States "yield" to Great Britain and that had been Senator Koot's view as expressed In the senate. "My understanding of Senator Root's opinion is that we either should repeal the exemption clause or Bubnilt the uis-puted portion of the treaty to arbitration," Dr. Scott aW- "I believe one of these courses iflvould be followed. . I understand that there is a difference of opinion between the senator and myself: but I am not here to defend my opinions. I em here to furnish the committee with information as to the Carnegie endowment for international peace." Chairman Overman interfered to top discussion along this line. The committee's efforts to learn what effort if any to impede the repeal of the exemption clause lias been maM by shipbuilders arid steamship men of the (Continued on Page Four) A. 'ALFALFA DAY' AT CHINO; CITY TO SEND ENVOYS All aboard for Chlno "Alfalfa day," for the chamber of commerce is going. It so voted last night, when th subject was brought ibeforo It. At the special meeting called tor another purpose, just before adjournment last night Ralph, E. Swing1 brought up tho subject of the approaching celebration in the little city to the southwest, which Is oing to feature alfalfa In particular and hold a Jollification in general on Saturday, March 28. They are inviting the people from all parts of Southern California, and on motion-0f Mr. Swing, the chamber voted to go and a committee of five will be named to round up a big" doleigaitlon to make the visit and pay a social call upon the Chlno folk Mr. Swing also brought tip t)he quostlon of the completion of the Mill creek road anid moved that It .be the sentiment of the chamber that the supervisors bo asked to complete it. "They're spending money fast enough without us finding ways for them to do it," objected It. I' Gur- . jier. tout the motion prevailed, as half the membership was out la tho hallway and headed tor tlhe street FUND USED IN SENDING OUT LITERATURE Aids Fight to Repeal Canal Tolls States Unite With Mexico end preserve order along' th border. The states bordering on 'Mexico have been heavy sufferens from the dliaotlc conditions existing in -Jorthern Mexico since iMadero began the revolu Hon- which made him president. TA i IU Clinic Opened For Treatment Women Smokers CHICAGO. March 13. A clinic for women smokers lhas been established by the anti-clgarotte league The treatment is simply spraying the throat with a special solution. "A' decided aversion to cigarettes will result in every ln- 1 stance," said J.,ucy Pago Gaston, presi dent of the league. D. I CITY By Associated Press to THE tSUX. CLEVELAND, 'March 13. That John D. Itockefellcr is the guiding genius behind the Cleveland foundation, recently lauiched by F. H. Goff, prosident of the Cleveland Trust company, and that the oil king plans to ileave not iesa than $50,0OO.(KM) to ,the trust fund, the income of which is to be used for bettering Cleveland, hs the substance of a report In clrctflajtion' among bankers 1iere today. It is said Mr. Rockefeller desires to leave a memorial In this city where his early life was passed, and has decided on the foundation as the 'best method. Goff was a former member of the Rockefeller legal firm and a close friend of the oil king. HUERTA 01 GiVE S50.000.000 U. S. EXPRESS CO. IS FORCED TO QUIT i TOPARCEL Operating at Loss, Votes to Dissolve After Sixty Years of Business. By Associated Press to' THE SUN. NEW YORK, March 13. A a dirtct result of th parcel post and the order of tha lntarstats commerce conuninion resulting' In 16 per cent reduction in expresa charges, the director! of the United States Express company today roted to liquidate lta affairs and dissolve in the shortest possible time, after 60 years of continuous operation. Th earnings In th last fiv months hav showed a steady decline. la November th deficit was $32,000, Th late Thomas C. Piatt and family for years were th dominant Interests, their control being so complete they succeeded In warning; off numerous demands and protests of minority 'inter estS. ',-; Practically nothing1 is known of the company's affairs, there being- no stock holders' meeting in over 60 years. Th outstanding shares are in com paratively few hands. Th Earrlman estate is believed to hold over a fifth. SLAYS WIFE AND HER SANTA ROSA, March 13. Charles S. Moranda first cut his wife's throat and then drawing a pistol shot his mother-in-law, Mrs. Mary Fees. He then fired a bullet into his own brains. Family differences is given as the cause. Three children are left orphans. in nun DIRECTORS OF I. C. S BOSTON, March 13. Directors of the International Correspondence schools of Scranton, Pa., are accustomed to buy properties and either sell them direct to the text book companies at grossly in flated values, or sell stock to the stu dents,. is the charge made by J. A. Rob ertson, a former branch manager of a branch of the school at a legislative committee hearing hero today. V- SOME INTERVIEWS Gathered by a Booster For the Polytechnic High School Bond Issue. DAVID GROSSMAN "For the bonds? You bet we are." J. HAROLD BAJUTUM "I am for the Ibonds, of course, with aM the strength and influence I possess." HERMAN HARRIS "We are strong for the bonds." 10UIS WOtrr "For the bonds? In the strongest way." MER7IN NEWBTJRQ "Count me in for the bonds." CHARLES REBEB "Wo are all working for the bonds." RET. THOMAS PHILLIPS "I cannot see for the life of me why anyone can oppose the bonds." JOHN SUTERKRTTF "Just look at those fine boys of mine and ask if I am for the bomls. We will all' vote for the ibonds in our family." MISS MART BARTON "I am anxious for the bond election to bo wuccessful. We need the new schooil." W. P. LB VAN "Of course 1 am lor the bonds." A. H. WOOLLEY "Vote for the tooml.s? Of course'I will." JUDGE J. B. GOODLETT "I am for the bonds and' shall vote for them." JAMES H. BOTD "Every mem. ber of tho firm of Bo yd, Scott & Lothrcp andi their wive.i are going to vote for the bonu3." OTHER D HIMSELF EX-EMPLOYE n M'Adoo-Wilson Nuptials Are Set For June President and Mrs. Wilson Make Public Impending Troth of Daughter. By Associated Press to THE SUN. WASHINGTON, Mar. 13. "President and Mrs, Wilson announce the engagement of their youngest daughter, Eleanor Randolph, to Hon, William Gibbs McAdoo." This announcement was issued at the white house by Secretary Tumulty tonight after a day of speculation in official and social circles over the prospect oi; another, white house wedding in June. The exact date of the wedding is unknown, but is expected to be in June. Secretary McAdoo is 50 years of age and Miss Wilson is 24. Miss Wilson will be the fourteenth white house bride and the second of the president's daughters to marry in the nation's execu tive mansion. Judge Trask's Brother Died In Same Way LOS ANGELES, March 13. Arrant ments for the funeral of former Judge D. K. Trask, who died last night after a stroke of . apoplexy In the probate court room, were held in abeyance tn day pending word from his son. Walter. who is at the Culver Military academy in inaiana. Tho son has been notified by telegraph and a reply stating when he will reach Los Angeles is awaited. The strango similarity in the sum mons of death that came to D. K, Trask late yesterday afternoon to that of his brother, Walter Trask, thre years ago, has startled tho many friends who today are sorrowing over the death of the brilliant attorney. D. K. Trask, engaged in trying a law suit, was suddenly stricken with apop lexy. He died without regaining con sciousness. His brother, Walter Trask, thres years ago was engaged In a conversa tion at the California club one Sunday afternoon. In the middle of a sentence he also was suddenly stricken with apoplexy. And he also died without re gaining consciousness. IDLE ARMY FiSHES UNMOLESTED Ifl YOLO By Associated Press to THE SU.V. SACRAMENTO, March 13 Officials of Yolo and iSacramento ceunties stood on opposite sides of the Sacramento riv er today and made faces at each othor while the army of the unemployed bask d in the sunshine and 'fished for cat fish. The army was riot so much ai jostled, in spite of tho stern ultimatums delivered yesterday that the unemploy d men must move. The Sacramento citizens' committee has -withdrawn Its offer to pay the ransportation of the army out of tho iistrlct Yolo county authorities say the army s only costing them 25 a day, -while it vas costing Sacramento $2000 to main tain them. The army can't move because the sheriffs of surrounding; counties are ready with shotguns and pick handles to drive the men back. WOMAN KILLS MAN AND THEN HERSELF By Associated Press to THE SUN. TACOMA, March 13. G-eorge E. Stone, deputy sheriff was shot and killed by Mrs. Sadie Kins. -ho then killed her- elf. Two men across the street from MVs. King's house saw a man run from the house pursued by a woman and heard the shots whidh followed. Stone was married, Here's Chamber's Resolution For Poly High Bonds Whereas, The board of education of the San Bernardino high school district has Issued a call for an election on March 19, 1914, for th purpose of voting two hundred fifty thousand dollars ($250,000.00) in 40-year bonds, to erect and equip a group of buildings for a polytechnio high school for said district, and Whereas, Th preseut high school building erected SO years ago is not abreast of th times and was only intended to provide for three hundred fifty students and th attendance sow is about flv hundred, with about four hundred in the seventh and eighth grades of th grammar schools who will soon seek to enter th high school, and increase it now congested conditions, and Whereas, Th erection of a new polytechnic high school would relieve th over-crowded condition of our grammar schools by giving the present high school building to the seventh and eighth grades, and Whereas, The desirable home-seeker judges a community by its schools; now, therefor, be it Resolved, That th chamber of commerce of San Bernardino goes on record as favoring said bond issue and hereby endorees the same; and b it further Resolved, That it most earnestly appeals to its members and the patriotio citizens of San Bernardino to work and vote for said bonds so that San Bernardino may tak th place it deserves educationally among th foremost cities of Southern California. ISA BURNED, HURT W. F. Elliott Suffers Burns and a Wrenched Leg in Crash at Devore. Lwisjudginff the speed of a freight train that was approaching ih!m near Devore yesterday afternoon, W. p. Elliott, in the signal service of the Santa Fe, failed to .get his motor cur off the track In time and was struck. The gas onne tank burst and the oil exploded when jt struck the hot locomotive. Elliott was burned about the head and suffered a severe wrenching of a leg. According to the injured man. who was brought to this city and sent to the Los Angeles hospital on No; at 3:10 o'clock, the jinx of the double hoodoo, "Friday, the thirteenth," was responsi ble for the accident. It Is expected that nothing serious will develop In his injuries and that he may :be able to leave the Ihospltal In about two weeks. The velocipede he was -driving was wrecked and it is con sidered a miracle that -he was not killed. (i OOT IN THE T By Associated Press to THE SUN. CHICO, Cal.. March 13. "Rltchia knocked out in the third." came a jok ing telegraphic message from San FTan-cisco lust night to tho office of the Chico "Record," where the champion's brother, Francis Steffen, Jr., is a linotype operator. Ritchie's real name is Geary Steffen. Frank had ouit work a half an hour later when the real news came, but the Steffen family was so plunged in gloom that hardly could they be persuaded it had been hoaxed. FIVE YEARS IN CELL T Hy Associated Press to THE SUN. HOSTON, Murch 13. Captain John A. Fish of New York was sentenced to five years in the federal prison at Atlanta today, for burning his yacht, Sen-ta. in Edgartown harbor in order to obtain $16,090 insurance money. Judge Hale snld that In view of the fact he saved the lives of those aboard the burning yacht, he could only give him five years, the maximum being llfu. AITAI1IP KNOCKED ki i unit limn nnu BROTHER GLOOI 0 BURNING m SENTIMENT IS ALMOST PROJECT Resolution Endorsing Plan Is Favored by Vote, Five, or Six to One. EDUCATION BOARD IS GRILLED: AT MEETING Opponents Declare Vote on Union District Blocked by Local Officials. THE chamber of commerce last night declared its endorsement of the proposed poly high school bonds. Sentiment was not unanimous, but it was almost overwhelmingly strong, ytd the meeting was largely attended. Strenuous opposition was voiced by N. A. Richardson, James Russell, W. R. McNeil and S. W. McNabb, all of whom declared for the union school project, but among the 60 or 70 voters present support for the resolution endorsing the bond issue was perhaps five or six to one in the majority, the supporters of the present bond issue including Noah Adair, George M. Cooley, Judge W. J. Curtis, W. S. Boggs, W. C. Sec-combe, M. B. Shaw and others. A feature of the meeting was the presence of a Colton delegation composed, of. Judge J. B. Hanna, President . H. Reed, of the board of city trustees, F. H. Owen, Seth Hartley and M. O. Hert. Judge Hanna was the only one of these to participate and he ipoke only upon invitation, declaring that Colton still very much favors the Union High school plan, "but we have the kindliest feeling for San Bernardino, and if your people think that conditions make It necessary for you to establish your own school, we can only wish you well, and hope for your . success," said he. President W. M. Parker presided, the assembly room of the chamber being well filled when he called the meeting to order and stated its purpose. N. Adair was immediately on his feet to present the resolution set out above, which after an hour's discussion, was adopted by a very large majority vote. The resolution was seconded by Mr. Cooley. Wo Previous secommendatioa. S. V. MdXabb Immed'ately rose to a point of order, and raised' tlie question as to whether the chamber 4s not al ready on record by having1 passed a resolution favoring the establishing of a -union polytechnic ihlgh school. The minutes were appealed to and it devel oped that at a meeting in December tho chamber had named a committee to call a mass meeting of all the surrounding districts to consider a unton project, but that it did not appear the the chamber had taken other action, E. E. Katz insisted that the Adair resolution was In order and the chair so ruled. Mr. Adair opened the discussion very briefly, declaring that every man present had his own opinion and, that It would not be changed by discussion, but that d'd not end t''o discussion. James Russell was first recognized, and he out lined the campaign that had 'been made on behalf of the union school project. "It is not fair to those outside dis tricts not to give them a look-in," said ho. "We invited them to come in, and now you propose to establish a sohoo-t without giving them a chance to take part. This union plan was going along fine until it struck the one thing that (Continued on Tags Three) Bradford Woolen Mills Opens Up New Store Here Opening this mowing In tho newly remodeled, store building at 527 Third street, the UradCord Woolen Mills' local branch estab-llshment will present to good dressers the largest and most exclusive line of foreljm and dome, tlo fabrics that has ever been shown In the city. On page two of this morning's SU.V will be found the formal announcement of the opening of Sun Merriar-dlno's newest clothing houw, Installed toy one of the mont rella-We tailoring firms In th tue. The llracltVji-4 Woolwi .Mills has spared no ixpenno in lilting ui the ilocnl store and the greatritt valum In absolutely -union tailored suits for IliO l what U promised the men of this city ,1 valley. The company Is going to nmkn this a pprmaniint home nd dM faith that the city will have filUi in the Bradford clotht-.

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