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The Omaha Sunday Bee
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VOL. SLIU-NO. G.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MOKN1NG, JULY 27, JD13SIX SECTIONS lRTY-EIGHT PAGES.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS.
UNITED STATES WILL
NOT MAKE CHANGE IN
ITS MEXICAN POLICY
Secretary Bryan Says No Permits for
Shipments of Arms Will Be Is
sued to Any Faction.
AMBASSADOR WILSON ARRIVES
He Will Confer with the President
HAS LONG TALK WITH BRYAN
Says Few Americans Know Anything
HE CRITICIZES HIS SUPERIORS
Sending Agents to Investlirnte Con
ditions In Mexico He Sara
Discourteous Itesxrets In
terrnn tins' Itrynn'a Tour.
WASHINGTON, July 26. Secretary
Brj'an told tho foreign relations com
mittee today the administration would
make no Immediate change In enforcing
the neutrality law against shipments ot
arms to Mexico. This Indicates that
President Wilson will continue to refuse
to issue export permits to both tho Huerta
and constitutionalist factions.
Ambassador Wilson, on his arrival for
conferences on the Mexican situation
with Secretary Wilson and Secretary
Bryan, announced he had prepared a
memorandum suggesting what policy the
American ' government should pursue.
While declining to divulge Its nature
until he had submitted his views to the
president and Mr. Bryan, the ambassador
characterized ns Impracticable proposals
for mediation by an American commls-'
Ambassador Wilson said he expected to
return to Mexico City by the steamer
nlllnir nxt Thursdav from New York.
As to his conferences here, he under
stood, he added that he merely was to
transmit Information on the subject and
resented the suggestion frequently maao
that he would be called to account for
his personal acts!
"i recoenlze that the president and
secretary have a right, however,"' he said,
"to question me about anything."
Criticism ot Superiors.
The ambassador described his treat
ment by President Wilson and Secretary
Bryan hitherto courteous In every re
spect except one the sending of separate
agents to Investigate cbndltlons In
Mexico. He criticised both -William Halo
and Reginald DeValle jwhom .he declared
were -.acting for the administration.
'"l"do3?t 'hlnk Mr".' DaTailexihoutd' have
been, given ItaTStato department code'
said the ambassador. "I know ho had it,
because he went to the secretary of our
legation in Havana, to get help in de
ciphering It, Indeed, r believe the senate
committee might investigate the.dletribu
tlon ,of State department code to private
The, ambassador said he had every dis
position to carry out the wishes of the
president and Secretary Bryan. Mediation,
however, he looked on ,as impossible be
cause the Mexican federal government
would not entertain such a suggestion.
"I regard mediation," he added, "as
venturing on dangerous seas.'
Criticises Hadero Family.
Mr. Wilson was vehement in his criti
cism ,of the constitutionalists and the
"Tho Madero family,", asserted the
ambassador, "have maintained a raid
bureau In Washington to poison the pub
lic mind. As to the rebel's there really
are none' except In Sonora, where there
Is an organized movement. Elsewhere
they are bandits."
Tho ambassador was asked about Coa
hulla, where Governor Carranza Is In
charge of the constitutionalist cause.
"There are bandits In Coahulla, too,"
be answered. "I don't mean to say that
Carranza Is a bandit, but In order to
keep his men together ho Jias to allow
them to loot and they, therefore, become
Mr. Wilson suggested that hardly any
one in Washington really understood the
Mexican situation and the characteristics
ef Latin peoples.
"Some of the proposals I have heard,"
he remarked, "sound like tho drlbblings
of mere children. For Instance the pro
posal to have powers from Central and
South American act with us In mediating
Civet trouble In Mexico. Why, thatwould
be an overthrow ot the principles of the
Monroe doctrine and tho Mexicans would
resent Interference. I know this pro
posal was onco made by John Barrett,
director general pf the Pan-American
union. Mr. Barrett und I are personal
friends and I have great respect for him,
(Continued on Page Two.)
Forecast till 7 p. m. Sunday;
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair and cooler Sunday.
6 a. in....... 74
6 a. m 70
7 a. ta 74
8 a. m 78
0 a. m,..'. Si
10 a. m , , 84
11 a. m
1 p. m
2 p. m
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5 p. m
6 p. m 9S
7 p. m 92
Cooi para tire Jjoeal Record.
1913. 1912. 191L 1010.
Highest yesterday 99 82 8$ 92
Lowest yesterday 70 71 5S 7J
Mean temperature 54 76 73 S2
Precipitation T .03 .00 T
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal;
Normal temperature 77
Bxcess for the day 7
Total excess since March 1 230
Normal precipitation 14 Inch
Deficiency for the day 14 Inch
Total rainfall since March .. It. 66 Inches
Deficiency since March X 2.98 inches
Defl lency for cor. period, 1912. 7.83 inches
Deileienry for cor. period, 1911. 8.29 Inches
T Indicates trace of precipitation.
WEALTHY GRAIN MAN DIES SUD
DENLY AT FREMONT.
RUDOLPH IV SCHNEIDER.
RUDOLPH B. SCHNEIDER DEAD
Prominent Nebraskan Expires Sud
ON WAY TO HfS OFFICE IN CAR
It Raw Slowly to Curb and Btopitcd
unit Pnasernbr Noticed that He
"Was Demi Had Jlccu In
FREMONT. Nob., July SS.-Speclal Tel
egram.) R. B. Schneider died suddenly
of heart failure about S o'clock this
morning. He was driving to hU office
In bis electrl6 car and on Broad street,
near the postofflce. the car was Been to
run slowly to the curb and stop. Some
passersby spoke to him and noticing that
something was wrong, stepped up to the
car and found him dead.
About two weeks ago ho had a severe
attack of what was given out as Indiges
tion, from which he recovered In a day
or so and for some time past his health
had not been the best.
This morning he ate breakfast as
usual, was In good spirits and left for
his office at his regular time.
Funeral services will be held Monday
afternoon at 3 o'clock from the First
Methodist church. Interment will be at
For many years Mr. Schneider was one
of the state's most prominent business
men. He was a. member of the great grain
and elevator firm of Nye-Schnelder-
Fowler .company, the other two titular
members ot which are'" Ray Nya' and
Frank Fowler, who with Mr Schneider,
nave always rcsiaea at juremom.
Mr. Schneider had also been active in
political affairs, both in tho state and
nation. A staunch republican, he served
his party as national committeeman from
vt..w u-m-.. 1 , I
the inner councils of the committee. Sa
gacious, far-seeing and conservative, his
Judgment was always sought by the lead
ers as wise and safe.
Time was In this state when "R, B.,"
as he was called by those who knew him
best, was a power to be reckoned with.
Through him, Fremont long he:d a con
spicuous place on the polictlcal map ot
Nebraska. He was chairman of tho re- j
publican state committee In 180S and 1899,
when Nebraska was "redeemed" from I
populism. He represented the state on
the republican national committee in 1900
and on the executive committee in 1904.
He believed In Nebraska, Invested his
money and his energy and his time In
Its development. Ho was an extensive
traveler and had a habit of coming back
to his own Fremont and Nebraska, for It
was all his home. Invariably better
pleased with his city and state than ever.
He was as widely known In Omaha as
any of Omaha's own leaders In com
mercial affairs, and that went for the
entire state, almost. He has Investments
In the metropolis and spent a good deal
of time here, though he was always loyal
fto Fremont as his first love.
Mr. Schneider Is survived by his widow
and three daughters, Mrs. C. W. Turner
of Omaha, the eldest, and Misses Mar
guerlto and Clara of Fremont.
Friend of II. (2. Hurt.
Mr. Schneider and Horace G. Burt,
formerly president of the Union Pacific,
who were close personal friends, as well
as business associates, died a few weeks
apart. Commenting on Mr, Burt's death,
Mr. Schneider said to a group of friends
at lunch recently In Omaha:
"It was generally supposed that Mr.
Burt was a" robust man. ..f exce.lent
health, for he appeared so, but as a mat
ter of fact, he had been In poor condi
tion for some years, His kidneys were
badly , affected."
Then laughingly Mr. Schneider, sold:.
"Now, I -am as sound -a.-a- -dollar. I
expect to live for many ' years yet."
Mr. Schneider's last public appearance
in Omaha was at -the republican get-together
dinner tendered ,Vlca . President
Fairbanks at the Paxton "hotel.
One of the hobbles enjoyed by Mr.
Schneider was that of acting in ,tha
capacity of superintendent of Sunday
school nt Fremont. ; t
Mr. Schneider was born at Beardstotvn.
III., in 1&6J. He bad lived- n Fremont
lorty-nvo years. .. ,
Across the Alps
BASBL, Switzerland, July, 291 Another
flight across the Alps was' made' today
by the French aviator, Oscar Blder. He
flew from-.Milan to this city, about. ICO
miles in three hours and forty-five
minutes. He made one brief halt at
Liestal to replenish his fuel. The great
est height attained was' 10,000 feet
KILLED IN EXPLOSION
OF MUNICIPAL PLANT
DELL RAPIDS H. P., July 26.-Marion
Maule, superintendent, lost bis life In an
explosion and fire which destroyed the
Municipal Gas and Water Works plant
today. Maule was tho only man at the
BRYAN WILL PRESS
Secretary of State Discusses Pro
posed Pact with Foreign Rela
ANOTHER MEETING TUESDAY
Completed Draft Will Be Submitted
at that Time.
PLATT AMENDMENT PATTERN
Senators Likely to Givo Approval to
NO DEFINITE. ACTION TAKEN
United Stnten Would Asutune tho
Same Relations Toward Central
American Stnten n To
wn rd Cuba.
WASHINGTON, July 26.-Secretary
Bryan had another executive session with
the senuterorelgn relation commlttco
today over the proposed Nlcarnicuan nro-
toctorate, but It was said no conclusion !
were reached. A special session ot the
committee will be hold Tuesday, at which
Mr. Bryan will appear again.
Mr. Bryan, with President Wilson's ap
proval, Is pressing for ratification a treaty
by which In return for a 'payment of.
I3.000.0CO Nicaragua, would grxnt to ' the
United States rights to an lnterocconto
canal route, naval bases In the Bay of
Fonseca, and the United States would
apsumo tho some rotations to 'Nicaragua
ns It has with Cuba under the so-called
Tuesday Secretary Bryan probably will
present a completed draft of tho pro-,
posed treaty embracing a number ot
changes In thu portion modeled after tho
While the commlttco did not act 'defi
nitely today, the attitude of uenatorr ex
pressed during tho meetlug Indicated the
project would receive dejjne, approval
whpn submitted in completed form next
Secretary Bryan and Chairman Baaoh
held n private consultation, but both de
clined to soy whether It boro on Mexican
Senate Refuses to
Put Peanut Oil on
the Free List
WASHINGTON, July 26. Senator Llp
pltt. today referred to the senate lobby
investigating committee a published In
terview with,' Chairman Dqwnlng of the'
Xitw xorre aiercnania, association varm
committee, in which It. was claimed that
the- association's commlttco'hSd"much'to
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mittee said he nover tiad heard of Down-
The senate resumed consideration of
the chemical schedule.,
Senator Lodge moved to strike theduty
off peanut oil, saying It was used largely
In the manufactare of biitterlne, was a
valuablo substltuto for butter and should
not bo taxed. Senator Sherman of 1111
rolB. also protested against the duty for
the tame reason.
Tho proposal was tabled by a vote of
47 to 22. Senators Clapp, Borah. Kenyon,
Cummins, Gronna and Polndexter voted
with tho democrats.
Senator Burton's amendment to restore
to the free list almond and bean oil was
rejected. Senators Polndexter and Borah
voted with the; democrats against tho
Senator Works' amendment to Increase
the duty on olive oil was defeated, 23 to
44, Senators Brlstow, Borah, Gronna,
Kenyon, La Follette and Norrla voting
with the democrats against It.
Senator Brlstow then moved to Increase
the olve oil rates In a different way.
That, too, was defeated, 26 to 8S, Senator
Borah being the only republican to vote
Traffic North of
Atlantic May Be
ATLANTIC, la., July 26. (Special Tele
gram.) Suspension ot operation of th
north end of tho Atlantic Northern and
Southern railroad, seventeen miles In
length, oil August 9 virtually became as
sured today when a mass meeting of 201
property owners failed to make arrange,
ments for Its continuance.
A resolution to appoint a committee to
confer with the first mortgage bondhold
ers who purchased the- north end at a
receiver's sale, concerning operation of
the line was carried, but after Mayor H.
Johnson of Elkhorn, chairman of tha
meeting, had vainly tried to secure the
nomination ot a committee and those
whose names were suggested had refused
to act a motion to adjourn was carried,
"It means the. certain suspension of
traffic on the north end of the road,"
said Hans S. Rattenborg. former presi
dent ot the Atlantic Northern and South
ern road Jind jjqj pf the stockholders.
'I bellevs.hower, the line will not be
"It will' not 4-; possible now," said
Vlggo Lyngby of Council Bluffs, attorney
tor the, bondholders' '.'to make arrange
ments to continue operation of the line
until after August 9."
On August 9 the road will bo turned
oyer to the bondholders, It was estimated
that it would have been necessary to
have raised 830,000 to have prevented sus
pension of traffic. This sum would have
been used to pay interest, the purchase
price of a new engine and repairs.
The National papital
Saturdar July SO, 1013.
Tariff debate continued.
Secretary Bryan conferred with foreign
relations committer! on proposed Nlca
Lobby committee In recess until Mon
day. The Iloune.
Met at noon and adjourned at 12:04
p. ro. until noon Monday.
war i ss
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
NOT SOURCE OF EVIL
Report o Investigation Made by the
Civic Federation Into the
CONDITIONS IN NEW yOJTOITY
AV-gLWorU 1 Ooo, Day'- Work
iTpoTLonK, 'Waves Not Low and
Morality Hlah Atno&K he
' 92,000 Women Eluployei.
i ii i
NEW YORK, July ,28. New York de
partment stores hope to be considered as
models for the; country in tho matter of
wages paid and In the treatment accorded
employes, both male and female. And
low wages are not a direct, and even
remotely an Indirect, cause of Immoral
ity among working women and. girls.
These ore the salient points df a report
from the National Civlo federation on
"Working Conditions in New York
Stores," which Is given to tho public to
day. The document Is ono ot much detail,
comprising the reports made on tbo sev
eral divisions of the Inquiry, and con
taining 65,000 words. The Investigation
was under tho general direction of the
secretary of the welfare department of
the Civic federation, Miss Gertrude Beeks.
The special Investigators were Miss Flor
ence M. Hall, Miss Mary G. Potter and
Mies L. L. Deaver. Tho public account
ants who examined the books and pay
rolls and made report on wages paid
were Messrs: Lovejoy, Mather & Hough;'
advice upon flro protection wan given by
John II. Derby, a leading engineer, while
Chrlstoph D. Roehr, tho most competent
factory lunch room expert In the coun
try, made professional Inspection In his
line of endeavor.
The report deals with Industrial condi
tions In the nineteen retail -firms affil
iated wth the New York Retail Dry
Goods association. Twenty-two storea
are involved and a total, In round num
bers, ot 13,000 employes, 22,000 being
women. The topics comprehended In the
scope .of the Inquiry are assembled under
four divisions: "Welfare Activities and
Recommendations for Betterment," "The
Length of the Work Day," "Tho Vexed
Problem of Women's Wages In the De-
(Continued on Page Twelve.)
to Meet in Wichita
TOPEKA, Kan., July 25. Governor
Hodges today 'wrote the governors of all
the states west of the Mississippi river
asking them to meet In Wichita, October
22, to discuss state and national, legisla
tion. The Trans-Mlsslsslppl Commercial
congress Is to meet In Wichita, October
21, and continue In session for four 'days.
The conference of the governors wUl be
In conjunction with that organization.
Governor Hodges proposes that the gov
ernors decide the various problems con
fronting western states, both In state and
national legislation and appoint a special
representative of the governors to ap
pear for them before the congressional
committees at Washington,
Trains in Collision
Near Macon, Georgia
MACON, Ga., July 26. Two englnemen,
one fireman and one passjuger were in
jured, probably not fatally, and ne negru
train porter was killed t llolf-n. Ga,
near heroitoday In a headin collision of
Southern railway passenger .rain. The
dead porter, apparently paralyze! by tho
speed- of an oncoming train, failed to
throw a switch that it might pass t,
standing one, and died In the wreckage
All the hurt were taken to an Atluutlo
The Darling of the Gods -
MOREHEAD TOJEE SIGHTS
Monday Night Will Be Lincoln Night
, at Ak-Sar-Ben Den.
FRANK 2EHRUN0 WILL SPEAK
Show la to Start at Klgbt O'clock
Salt Creekers Will March .
Governor Morehead .and all the state
officers, together with more than 700voltl
Jens" of the capital .city, will come to
Pinal tomorrow; ilrht'ab the gliosis ot
ownsont irnty will, be nfet at tho depot
at 7:10 b'clqclc by the Ak-Sar-Ben board
of governors and a special reception'
oommlttee, who will escort thorn to the
Dodge cars, wHIcli Will take them to the
With1 all tho pomp a governor and' hl
"dtntt should essay, the visitors will march
rrom the depot to Farnam street, wt
on Farnam to Sixteenth and north to (ho
Dodge street cars. A brass band will
come with them from Lincoln to furnish
the1 march music and entertainment at
It Is expected to be one of the biggest
nights of the season at the Ak-Sar-Ben
coliseum. The workers of Ak-Sar-Ben
have saved all their good Ideas and their
fun-making prowess for the Salt Creek
ers. Gus Renze says he has a number of
startllngly new stunts and the actors and
singers have prepared a special program
The entertainment will begin promptly
at 8 o'clock. This has been requested by
the Lincoln people, their train arriving
nt 7:10 and returning nt 11 o clock. They
want to ' have time' to beo thn program
through, hear tho, speukors and got somo
of tho refreshments before the return.
Governor Morehead nnd Frank Zehrung,
mayor of' Lincoln, have accepted Invita
tions to speak to tho knights. Tho speak
ing program will probably be In charge
of Senator Norrla Brown. They have!
guaranteed to be short and spicy.
In his acceptance of ' the Invitation,
Governor Morehead writes: "I -am 'a
good traveler nnd can endure any kind
of physical punishment that any other
human being can endure and will leave
to you ito arrange the entire proceedings
und will comply with your desires as
nearly, ns It Is--possible."
From this the knights take liberty to
put the chief executive of the state
through all the stunts ot . the Arabian
Knlsrhts and the Arabian Heights. They
say they will 'initiate him thoroughly.,
Plans are. now being made fdr railroad
night at the Den. The date has been set.
at August. 11.
Want Big Estate
CHICAGO, July 26. Seventeen Lees who
believe .they may prove relationship" to
William Henry Lee, the wealthy pub
lisher who died recently leaving an es
tate valued at $200,000, have communi
cated with tho public administrator, who
for several weeks has been searching for
relatives at the decendent.
Thus far none has been able to prove
relationship. On his deathbed he made
frantic attempts to talk, but was unable
to' do so because his (ongua'was para
lyzed. Under the law the estate will revort to
the state unless some relative appears to
claim It within twenty years.
That William Henry Lee had negro
blood In his veins and that this ex
plains the mystery surrounding his early
life was the opinion expressed today by
Frederick C. Laird ot Spokane, Wash.,
former business partner of Lee, here
"I am sure Lee -was tart negro," said
Laird. "I never talked with him about
It, but his features and manner of speech
showed It. He told me at one time that
he Dad no living relatives.
"The ambition ot his life was to com
plete the dictionary on which ho was
working when he was stricken with
paralysis last June,"
WOMEN AT MEETING
Nonmilitants Have Demonstration
of Immense Size . in
! Hyde Park.
LONG PILGRIMAGE IS ENDED
Women March from All farts of Iz
land and Hold, Meetings Knrento
-Colorant Are Given Great
LONDON, July !-The long pilgrimage
to London gpf nontnllltant women auf
gragottes culminated In a monster'
gathering at Hydo park attended by fully
Headed by banners bearing the motto
"Ilcason. not force" which is the battle
cry of tho law abiding National Union ot
Women's Suffragette Societies the petti
.coated battalions, with bands playing and
banners flying, swept through the 1 tout
principal gates of the park and converged
at a central point, whero seventy speaker
addressed them from twenty platforms.
At tho sound of a bugle a resolution was
adopted, amid scenes ot tumultuous,
enthusiasm, pegging Parliament without
further delay to give women the fran.
The vast concourse of women Is be
lieved to constitute a record In any poll,
tlcal agitation. It furnished a picturesque
and Impressive spectacle and drew
enormous crowds of sightseers.
Among the speakers were Mrs. Carrie
Chapman Catt, Mrs. Charlotte N, Despord
and a number of members ot the House
I.onir Marching Columns.
The London women turned out to greet
at tho cathedral tho marching columns
which arrived from all parts of the king
dom yesterday. Theso marching columns,
In emulation of their American sisters
iwhose march to, Washington to Influence
legislation favorable to the cause, at
tracted no much attention, converged on
the capital along the flvo m-eat rnn!
leading to London, which end at the
Mannon house, the center of the British
Every copstltuency In the country sent
representatives to Join the various col-
umps v during .their progress and tho
small dotachments of suffragettes who
originally started from Land's End and
Johns O'Groat's-tho two uttermost lim
its of the Island wero augmented on
the way until tbey formed great columns.
Many Meetlnsrs an tho Way.
! The women started Junn lit. Th.v -..
.cordially received In all parts of the
.country, clergymen, college professors
and business men speaking at their meet
ings along the route. At Bedford the
trade unionists gave proof of their loy
alty by escorting a speaker, who was ad
dressing a hostile audience.
No untoward Incidents marred the
march and when the women reached
London they made a trlumnhai
A cyclist corps of newspaper girls ac
companied the marchers, selling the of-
ncioi journal of the constitutional suf
Tower Man Prevents
Wreck of Two Trains
CHICAGO, July S6.-Scores of lives were
saved today when a towerman In num.
ham, 111., threw tho Ohio river special
on tho Pennsylvania railroad Into a de
rail and averted Its collision with a
through Wabash tralnn from St. Louis.
Tha tral took the ditch at high speed.
The Pennsylvania locomotive was over
turned In the track, but, aside from minor
Injuries suffered by the fireman, no one
A moment after the Pennsylvania train
hit the deraller, the Wabash train clicked
across the frogs at the track Intersection,
less thaq 1,000 feet away.
CITY OF SO CHOW
OCCOPIED Bf ARMY
OF PRESIDENT YUAN
Garrisons of the Forts of Wn Sang
Join the Northern
PEACE NEGOTIATIONS BEGIN
Former Minister Wu Ting Fang Acts
FEW ' BLUE JACKETS LAND
Belligerents Notified that Foreign
Settlement is Closed.
TROUBLE IS NEARLY OVER
Dispatch from Ktlsslonarle Bays lie-
Tolt Will Not Lost Long;
and that They Are In No
ST. FETEmSBURGi, July I8.-A dls.
patch from Shanghai saya It ts officially
announced there that the city of Bu
Chow has fallen Into th bands ot the
northern forocn and the garrisons of tho
forts at Wu Sung also have Joined thsnv
SHANGHAI, July & Peaoe prepara
tions aro under discussion hero between
the two patties. Dr. Wu Ting Fang,
formerly Chinese minister to the United,
States la tho most prominent among tha
intermediaries, but It Is doubted here
whother ho Is authorised by Provisional
President Yuan Shi Kat
Tho principal Wfu Sujig fort today
definitely declared for tho government'
The country people and tho workmen
at tho arsenal aro regaining oonttdenoa
and returning to their work. '
6omo blue Jackets were landed hero this
morning at tho request ot municipal &u
thoritles and the foreign consuls with tho
object of scattering the rebel force in
tho country and suburbs adjoining
A cordon of pickets was at once sta
tioned round the foreign settlement and
at each end of tho So Chow creok, at
thd limits ot tho settlement to prevent
tho passage of tho rebels.
In response to an appeal from tha
residents ot ChapaU the municipal pollco
sent officers to take command there.
A proclamation was Issued by tho au
thorities notifying tho belligerents and
all actively associated with tho revolt that
tho forolgn settlement bad been closed
Admiral Nlaholson Criticised.
PEKING, July 24 The refusal of Rear
Admiral 'Reginald F. Nlchotson, commander-in-chief
of tho American AnloAi
fleet to send American marines ta
KU Ling, Is generally criticised in rton
miiltary circles here, although tho Gor
man and British admirals aro reported to
agree with Admiral Nicholson.
Ah Amorlcan, guard was at first agreed.
on by the British, German and American
legations owing to Chinese suspicions as
to the dlstlnterestedness of tho other
Ku-Llng is a high mountain town near
Ktu-Klang, where thousands ot foreign
ers, mostly British nnd American women
and children take refugo from tho sum
mer heat and diseases ot central China.
The missionaries, business men and
foreign consuls argue that It Is better to
protect the foreigners In one sate place
than to permit them to disperse, when
protection would bo more difficult.
It Is pointed out that at Shnnghal the
volunteers and marines kept the armed
rebels out ot tho concessions without
The only danger at Ku-Llng arises"
seemingly, from outlaws and dispersed
soldiers attempting to loot. The Amer
ican admiral has ottered to escort tho
foreigners to tha river, but refuses to
detach a small guard. The same question-
arose during former troubles.
Southerners Lone Interest.
FU CHOW, China, July 20.-The defeat
of the southern revolutionary troops at
Shanghai .seems to havo dampened the
ardor ot the people of the province of
Fo-Klen, who sympathise strongly with
the rebel movement, but now seem In
clined to remain passive unless the south
erners achieve an Important military suo
cess. War Is generally deprecated, but there
Is a small minority of tha more youthful
and hot headed element, which clamors
for redress of its grievance.
Many of the Christian missionaries have
been recalled from tho interior districts
owing to the possibility ot outbreaks.
"With the difference all la
favor ot the buyer."
That 1b the way one large
nnd immensely successful mer
chant headlines a special sale
in a well-known city.
Then he goes on to say that
having made an exceptionally
large and advantageous purchase
of goods he Is going to swing the
difference the customer's way, for
he wants to prove to the public
that he Is building in a way that
benefits his patrons as well as
In other words, on such an
occasion he gives more than
But that isn't such an un
usual thing to do after all.
Right here in our own com
munity there are merchants who
right along give their buying pub
lic tho best of a good bit of mer
chandising, who make the "differ
ence In favor of the buyer."
You will find this constantly
exemplified in the columns of
It is a fine policy; it pays
pays the customer and pays
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