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VOL. XLIII-NO. 34.
OMAHA, MONDAY MORNING, JULY 28, 1913 TEN1 PAGES.
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: PUT A VALUATION
-Interstate Commerce Commission
; Has a Plan for Making a Di
vision of Its Work.
CENTRAL DISTRICT IS PROPOCED
Office to Have Charge of Placing
- Values on Railroads.
NUMBER OF CLERKS EMPLOYED
Three States to be Inoluded in tho
SIGNAL CORPS IS TO REMAIN
Suspension of the Order of Removnl
la Advised by Auiitmit Secretary-
at War In Telc
u. gnram to Chief.
I, (From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. July 27.-(Speclal Tele
"gram.) The Interstate Commerce oom
jhlsslort 1b considering two establishment
at Omaha of a subdivision of tho com
mission for -wont In the central district.
A physical valuation Is being made of
the railroads of the country. Itepresenta
tlve Lobeck and Senator Hitchcock havo
had the matter up with members of tho
commission, and It Is saldHhat la prac
tically certain that a number of employes
of the commission will be stationed at
They are proceeding under the proposed
plan to have direct supeprlalon of the
valuation of the railroads of three states,
Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota.
Kansas City Is making a bid for being
chosen In place of, Omaha for this pro
posed subdivision, but thus far Omaha
seems to be in the iead.
Signal Corp Mnr Stnr.
Suspension of the order removing the
signal corps from Fort Omaha was ad
vised by Assistant Secretary of War
Breckenrldgo in a telegram he sent to
day to Secretary of War Garrison. It
Is believed that the order will be held
UP at least until the return of the sec
retary to Washington, when further in
fluences will be brought to bear upon
him permanently to vacate tho order.
Chadron Moat Walt.
'Although the city of Chadron supposed
'It was to havo a new public building
promptly, since congress appropriated tho
'money for It last winter, apparently they
will be disappointed. According to As
sistant Secretary of the Treasury Sher
man Allen, tho plans and specifications
'or the building will not be ready until
tho fall of 1916. A suggestion was made
'by U J, 13, lager of Chadron that the
Plans jused for .some other building be
employed In building the Chadron Jsutld
ing In oderTo'save time, but the as
Blatant secretary had nothing to say
About this suggestion.
Receive iBanker'n Protest.
Members of the Nebraska delegation
fare In receipt of a letter from Victor B.
iCaldwell of the United States National
bank at Omaha that the enactment of the
(proposed administration currency bin
will "Immeasurably harm" the banking
tnd financial Interests of tho country.
Air. Caldwell thinks that the partisan
spirit dominating currency consideration
Is not only unwise, but absolutely vicious
In its effect, stating that such a measure
should by all means bo nonpartisan and
"not bo made "tho foot ball of politics."
Sufrune Ijratitie Acts.
xnc j-jiicoiq n.quHi suiirngo league,
(through Mrs. F. M. Hall, chairman ot
the campaign committee, Is urging tVJ?
Nebraska delegation to support equal
suffrage. A letter to that effect was re
celved by various members today.
Holier to Visit Omaha.
Fourth Assistant Postmaster General
D. C. Roper Is to bo in Omaha for a
short time next week. He Is going to
Denver to mako an address July 31, and
vlll visit Onraha to confer as to local
Metcalfe Meets Morrels.
Richard I.. Metcalfo, governor of Pan
ama, took luncheon today with Secretary
flryan and Senator Morrels, minister
Effort Being Made
to Open Case Against
Accused Hotel Man
BLAIR, Neb., July 27. (Special Tele
gram,) While no legal steps so far have
been taken for the rearrest of A. N.
Unthank, who was released from the
charge of murdering George Carson, the
Arlington telegraph operator, It Is
rumored that an effort will, be made to
institute euch proceedings soon, probably
on the return of parties who'have gone
to tho home of Carson to havo the body
taken up and examined. Publlo sentiment
In Blair and vicinity Is strongly In
favor of the case being reopened.
For Nebraska and Iowa Fair; warmer.
Temperature nt Oraahn Yesterday.
5 a. m......
6 a. m 72
7 a. m 73
8 a. m 72
9 a. m. 74
10 a. m 78
11 a. m 78
13 m 81
1 p. m 84
3 p. m 85
3 p. m 84
4 p. m.... 85
5 p. m..... 84
S p. m 84
7 d. m 82
Comparative Local Record.
ISIS. M12. Mil. 1910.
Highest yesterday 87 81 88 104
Lowest yesterday 73 7 70 74
Mean temperature SO 79 78 8$
Precipitation 17 .18 .00 .00
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Tormal temperature 77
Excess for the day 3
Total excess since March 1 2tt
normal precipitation.... Hindi
Excess for the day J neh
Tots! rainfall since March 1... 14.83 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 5.81 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period. 1S12. 7.80 inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 19U. 9.43 Inches
HORSE THIEYESBUSY IN IOWA
Animals Stolen in Many Counties
Traced to Des Moines.
TRAIL IS LOST NEAR THE CITY
Iovrn Rankers Are Opposed to Ail.
ministration BUI for Reforming;
the Currency rrouty Ulll
Is Given a Boot,
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, July 37. (Special.)
Horse stealing has again become so com
mon in Iowa that vigilance committees
are being organised and bloodhounds
trained to do some quiet work In putting
a stop to the Industry.
It Is believed that horio buyers and
shippers In and near Des Moines havo
been working In conjunction with the
thieves, and have been quite ready to
purchase and ship out ot the state the
horses that havo been brought here. It
la found that In numerous cases the men
wjth the stolen horses have headed for
Des Moines. In tho last few days,
horses stolen in Madison county havo
been traced to tlio city limits and also
horses from Btory county.
In eastern Iowa several counties have
for years maintained antl-horso thief as
sociations and these have been effective
where maintained In preventing thievery.
In central and southern Iowa organi
zations aro being revived.
While automobiles have becomo more
popular It Is pointed out that the price
of good horses remains as high as ever
and the Incentive to stealing them Is stilt
strong. Tho number ot horses In the
state has not been diminished by the in
creasing use of the automobile.
Itnvn Ilnnkera Opposed to the Hill.
Almost unanimously the bankers of
Iowa aro opposed to tho administration
bill for emergency currency and reserve
banks. The bankers of Dos Moines have
given the matter a great deal of hard
study and have held several meetings to
discuss it among themselves. In only a
very small way has the bill received any
commendation at these meetings while Its
larger features havo been denounced as
dangerous and wrong In principle. The
feature of the bill which causes greatest
concern Is that In regard to the require
ment of banks to become stockholders In
tho reserve banks and then to havo the
reserve banks handled not by bankers,
but by government appointees. The Des
Moines bankers say that the bill would
not accomplish what la needed In the way
of banking and currency reform.
Commend Pronty'H Dill.
The local bankers, oh the other hand,
generally favor a bill .that has been in
troduced Into congress by Congressman
Prouty-of this district to provide for some
elasticity in currency matters by a
provision for an emergency currency. The
Prouty plan docs not contemplate re
serve banks or the tying up of any of the
capital of the banks, but a proviso much
after that of the Aldrlch bill to supply
emergency currency as. needeij with the
government back: of It.' ...
Wild Anlmala In ioTvni
Wild animals are reportod at various
places In Iowa. The latest Is near Red
field, where the report Is there Is- a wild
animal of unknown character killing do
mestic animals. One farmer reported that
tho animal had Jumped on a fine youug
bull and lacerated Its shoulder in terrible
manner. Another farmer had fifteen
sheep killed at one time. Some years ago
a mountain Hon was killed In that Imme
diate vldnlty by some hunters who had
oragnlzed to" attack It, and tho belief pre
vails this may be another. In north
eastern Iowa the effort to track down a
Hon of some similar animal near Osage
has been given up, but the accounts were
authentla that there Was a very large
wild and ferocious animal seen there.
Trying: to Find n Meteorite.
In northwestern Iowa af several places
they are making an effort to find a
meterorlto, or stone, which Is supposed to
have fallen to the earth last week. The
meteor was seen here and It'was so large
that persons thought it surely must havo
been very noar Des Moines. Rut later
reports Indicate it was seen In Pocahon
tas, Sac, Ida, Crawford and othef- coun
ties even more brilliantly than here, so
that as a matter of fact, the meteor fell
at least a hundred miles from Des Moines.
Ail the observers agreo that It was such
a largo one that very likely soma nart
of the unconsumod stone fell to the earth.
Committee for Charities Meeta.
Prof. F. E. Haynes of Sioux City, presi
dent of the Iowa State Conference of
Charities and Correction, has announced
the chairmen of the committees for tho
ensuing year. They will report at the
annual conference, which will be held,
this y-ar at Sioux City, November 16-18.
The other members of the different
committees will be announced later In
Following are the committees and the
chairmen as appointed by President
Defective and Insane Dr. nnr- rn.
c-orrectIon Prof. F. C. Ensign, Iowa
Charities and Children H. S. Holllngs
worth, Des Moines.
Labor Problems P. 8. Pierce, Iowa
Scientific Study of Social Problems
Prof. O. P. Wyckoff. GrlnnelL
Public Health Dr. A. F. Kepford, Des
LegislatlvcH. I Houghton, Sioux
Progressive Party Plans Upset.
Des Moines progressives will not hold
a meeting here on August 6, as had been
announced by the committee. They ex
pect to get former Governor W. U. Stubbs
of Kansas to make a speech, but the
! former Kansas governor Is In Europe.
The national committee was unable to
send another man the local progressives
were satisfied with.
"The committee cannot furnish us a
man ami J. H. Wyllle, state chairman, Is
unable to help because of sickness in
his family," said Joseph Dyr, chairman
of the committee In charge of the rally,
Iovra Does Well With Bags.
Close to 100,000,000 dozen eggs were
marketed In lowa last year. Reports of
township assessors to county auditors
show this. The agricultural department
is getting this Information for the 1913
year book. The figures show that 97,619,.
731 dozens eggs were marketed.
At the end of 1913 there were 34.092,309
ohlckens In the stare. Polk county led
all other counties by mure than 100,000
fowls. The reports show: Polk county,
783.838; Pottawattamie county, 001.7C3, and
Jasper county, (37,305.
BIG RAILWAY STRIKE
SIGN ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT
Dispute Will Be Arbitrated Under
Provisions of Erdman Act,
COMPANIES MAKE CONCESSIONS
Waive Demand Mediators Shall Con
sider Their Grievances,
RESULTS OF BOARD'S EFFORTS
Members Leave for Washington,
Where They Will Report to
Frrsldent Wilson In
NEW YORK, July 27. The threatened
strike of 50,000 conductors and trainmen
ot fifty-four eastern railroads for higher
wages and Improved working conditions
will not be called. Articles of agree
ment to arbitrate, under tho Newlands
act, the questions at Issue were signed
yesterday by tho cmpoyea' representa
tives and tho conference committee of
The agreement was not reached until
the manage.! s had withdrawn the pro
posal that their own grievances against
the men also should bo arbitrated. This
agreement, tho managers announced to
day, they hod relinquished' to "protect
the public" from a tloup which the em
ployes intended to force It the rail
roads persisted in pressing tbclr point,
Result of Board's Efforts.
Today's peaceful outcome ot the dis
pute was tho result of efforts mado by
tho board of mediation and conciliation,
recently created In the hurriedly passed
Newlands act, to meet the situation.
The board, cbnslstlng of William Lea
Chambers, Martin A Knapp and Q. W.
Hanger, brought about today's agree
ment after conferences with tho dls-
puianis, wnicn continued more than a
With the elimination of the. eight
grievances, for which the railroads de
sired consideration, the articles of ar
bitration comprise, without alteratloa,
the sixteen original demands presented
by the conductors and the trainmen.
To Take Kffect In October.
The only point gained by the rail
roads was a provision that the award
of the board of arbitration, to be later
constituted ot six members, shall take
effect October I next, Instead of May 1
last, the date requested by the em
ployes. The members of the mediation board
returned tonight to Washington, where
they wll report to President Wilson.
The -board. twllU not Jagain bocalled. Into
action unless the four arbitrators, nomi
nated by the railroads and the men,
-fall, to. agree on a fifth and sixth to com
plete the arbitration board. In that con
tingency the mediation board will se
lect the two necessary members.
Other Powers Don't
Like Russian Plan
to Check the Turks
ST. PETERSBURG, July-27.-The pro
posal made by the Russian government
that a Joint naval demonstration be made
off Constantinople to coincide with the
mobilization of Russian troops In the
southwestern provinces has been aban
doned. Germany flatly declined to con
sider the plan and Russia's alllos, Great
Britain and France, replied evasively.
Russia is unable to assume the task
single handedly of bringing pressure to
bear on the Turks In Europe as it Is
unwilling to do so In Asia Minor, realizing
that such a course would encourage an
Armenian uprising which would only
further complicate the problem.
Owing to the breakdown ot tho Euro
pean concert the Russian government
soes no hope of arresting the Turkish
Will Be Altered
WASHINGTON, July 27,-Important
modifications are to be made in the pro
posed treaty with Nicaragua, by which
the' United States would establish a pro
tectorate over the southern republic. It
has been discovered that by the terms
of the agreement, originally outlined by
Secretary Bryan, Nicaragua would be
prevented from ever joining with other
republic to form a single central Ameri
This was not contemplated by the ad
ministration when the treaty was pro
posed; and the suggestion has created
suspicion among other central American
countries. At a conference today between
Secretary Bryan and 'members of the
senate foreign relations committee. It was
agreed that the original draft of the
treaty should be changed, and definite
statements be Included In the compact,
providing that it should not stand In
the way of any future action Nicaragua
mtght decide to take toward Joining a
central American combination.
Entire Fire Force
of Oklahoma City,
Ninety Men, Strike
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okl., July 17.
The Oklahoma Ctty fire department,
ninety men, struck today because the
city commissioners had cut their wages
and dismissed their chief. Their places
are being filled temporarily by thirty
When the proposed cut In wage was
announced several days ago the firemen
threatened to walk out. The commis
sioners then discharged Fire Chief ICfeler,
whose salary had been reduced from 1180
to $160 a month, and today the men whose
$45 a month bad been reduced to ISO left
their stations at a given signal.
From tho Indianapolis News.
PIPER YISITSCANON CITY
Says Nebraska Might Well Follow
Example Set There.
CONVICTS WORK UPON ROADS
Large Amonnt of Public Improve
ment Accomplished nnd Number
of Ksraprs bo Small as
Not to Connt.
(From a Start Correspondent.)
Lincoln, July 27. (Special.) Secretary
J. A. Piper of the state board ot charities
and corrections attended tho national
conference ot charities at Seattle last
week and hoa made a report to tho
governortof'hU. observations on tho trip.
AfTer tclifpgJir'Kir-'raport orthe con'-
forenoo he speaks ofylsltl to different
prisons, among them the Utah states
prison' and the Colorado prison. In both
ot these Institutions the Inmates aro
used In the building of roads, and as
Nebraska at thlB time Is Interested In
a proposition to work lta stato prison
(Continued on Page Two.)
Say Health Officers
WASHINGTON, July 27.-Pellagra, for
which physicians have found no euro, Is
spreading beyond tha zone to which It
has previously been confined and is In
vading new territory, according "to tho
belief of tho United States public health
service, based upon statistics made pub
lic today on tho prevalence ot tho dis
ease In Arkansas, Oklahoma and Tcxus
from 1907 to 3912.
Reports from these three states, bor
dering on the area in which pellagra
has most extensively exlstod In this
country, show, says Surgeon C. IL Lav-
lnder, the prevalence of the disease "to
no Inconsiderable degree."
"This suggests rather strongly," he
adds, "that pellagi-a Is Increasing the
area In which It Is at present and In
vading new territory. Further Inquiry
Is needed to determine this with any de
gree of accuracy."
to Get m the Way of
Tariff Steam Roller
WASHINGTON, July 37,-After several
hours of long orthodox tariff discussion
In the .senate today during which the
republicans were consistently defeated on
amendments, the minority leaders began
to tire of fruitless efforts to araen'd the
bill and rapid progress was made. The
chemical schedule practically was ap
proved without change when the senate
In discussing the heavy cut on whiting.
Senator Lodge said ho knew It was use
less to offer amendments and therefore
contented himself with a protest He
also protested against tho duty on lopone,
"I will not uselessly delay the senaU
by offering an amendment."
Senator Smoot also refrained from of
fering certain amendments, saying:
"I will not offer an amendment be
cause I see It will do no good."
Funeral of the Late
R.B.Schneider to be
at Fremont Today
FREMONT, Neb., July 27. (Special Tel
egram.) Stores will close here Monday
afternoon In honor of the memory of
R. IJ, Schneider whose sudden death
Saturday as he was on the way to his
office In his automobile, shocked the en
tire community where ha was so well
and favorably known.
The funeral will bo held from the
First Methodist church at 3 o'clock Mon
day afternoon with Interment Immedi
ately following at Rldgo cemetery.
The pallbearers will be: Frank Fowler,
William Fried. Ray Nye, Frank Ham
mond, Luther Drake ot Omaha and J.
M, Jenka of Chicago,
Bandits Attempt to
Hold Up Northern
Limited in Montana
HOMESTAKE, Mont, July 17,-The.
eastbound north coast limited on the
Northern Pacific was hold up by three
masked men early this morning a mile
and a half west of Homestake. Tho at
tompt resulted In a farce, for the would,
bo robbers secured nothing.
The train was stopped with torpedoes
secured from a bridge watchman, who
was hold up shortly before the limited
won due. Tho desperadoes compelled the.
engineer and train crew to uncouple the
engine and express car from tho rest ot
the train and proceed ahead, leaving the
Uan. on the other aide of. a tunnel about
:rr . : t, . 7 . . 1 w uo proyrifiors assert vneuuiia-
m feet -distant, When tho englrto'Wi lwr was "s.Ttiro bys'trlke' sylnpa.
brought to a stop ono outlaw annadnooa I i,iir. tww.,..," .,. .C...
that ho liad forgotton to bring tlio
"giant" along and the powder was back
with tho train. Tho Incident brought
forth snickers from the trainmen, which
wcro stoppod by tho firing of shots.
The bandits then disappeared among
the rocks and It Is sold thoy left tho
scene on horses which thoy had tied near
tho scene. Tho bandits had cut tho tele
graph wires and it wan some tlmo be'
foro word could reach tho authorities ot
tho attempted robbery- Sheriff Drlscoll
and a posse aro en routo to tho scene
Comes as Mail Head
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, July Z!. (Special Tel
egram.) By .order of the postmaster gen
eral, Clyde M. Reed, division superintend
ent ot railway mall service at Cincin
nati, has been transferred to becomo
division superintendent at Omaha. James
U mice, division superintendent at
Omaha, Is transferred to become division
superintendent at Pittsburgh, vice J. M.
On the recommendation of Congressman
Klrpatrick, Drs. II. C Young and C. C.
Heady, have been appointed surgeons at
E. W. Tltterengon of Topeka, ICan., and
Wilbur Rltchey of Stillwater, Okl., havo
been appointed Inspectors' assistant In
connection with the bureau of animal In
dustry to bo located at South Omaha,
ROCHESTER, N. V July 27.-A dls-
patoh from Bath says that Frank Burn
aide, flying in a biplane, today broke
Lincoln Beachey's American altitude
record of 11,680 feet, made In Chicago two
years ago, by attaining a height of 12,950
ELLA FLAGG YOUNG PUTS
IT UP TO SCHOOL BOARD
CHICAGO, July 31-"ty resignation
rests entirety with the school, board. I
don't see that I havo anything further to
do with It," said Mrs. Ella Plagg Young,
superintendent of Chicago's publlo
Mrs. Young's friends Interpreted this
statement to mean she would consent to
tematn In her present position If the
school board declined to accept her res
ignation. A majority of tho board already is on
record as favoring her retention.
HASTINGS MAN ESCAPES
FROM AUTO THAT UPSETS
HASTINGS, Neb., July 27. (Special
Tclogram.)-A. C High, manager of the
Hastings Browing company, was pinned
beneath his automobile when it turned
over near here last night. 'His breast
tone and several ribs wore broken, but
the physlcluns say h!s recovery Is as
sured. Tho breaking of a door enabled
Mr, High to crawl from under the car.
He halted the first person passing, a doc
tor, who gave him first aid and took him
home. The car overturned when Mr, High
steered to avoid hitting a teamj
FIRE IN STRIKE DISTRICT
Store of Men Refusing Credit De
stroyed by Flames.
TROOPS DISPATCHED TO SCENE
Proprietors Assert Miners on Wnlk
out Responiilule for Ulnae nnd
Fear for Safety of An
CAXiUMET, Mich., July 27. Two com-
panics of mllttta, stationed lioro to pro-
servo order In the copper mining district
where 16.000 men aro on strike, were dls-
patcnea to Centennial, two miles from
here, tonight, whoro tho general storo
and marked ot Morgan & Grlerson was
annduriccd that hereafter no credit busi
ness would be don.
A dwelling next to the store was partly
TJie proprietors of tho storo ex
pressed fear for tho safety of another
store owned by them at Ahmook. Th
loss was 17,000. Tho flro was the first
destruction of property Incident to tho
strike affecting lntorests not directly
connected with tho mlno managements.
A special guard tonight was thrown
around tho homo ot Richard Bawden, su
perintendent of tho Tri-Mountaln mine
of tho Copper Rango Consolidated com
pany. Strike sympathizers drove Mrs.
Bawden and her two children away from
home by threatening to burn tho house.
The woman with her children took refugo
in a hotel at Houghton tonight and Mr.
Bawden asked a guard of militia to pro
tect his home.
Shoots Self After
Who Had Left Him
KANSAS CITY, July 27.-Douglas HerU
of Kansas City, whoso wife disappeared
from her hotel In St. Louis last Thurs
day, shot and dangerously wounded him
self after a telephone conversation with
his wife hero tonight.
Mrs. Herts was located tonight at the
home of a friend. Hertz entered n saloon
and telephoned Mrs. Hertz from there.
Aftor a long conservation he stepped
away from tho telephone and drawing a
revolver shot himself over tho heart. He
was taken to a hospital.
As Herts lay on tha floor ot the saloon
after ho had shot himself, he moaned:
"I want my wife; 1 want my wlfo; she
has ruined me, but I want her."
Herts has had two brides In the last
ten weeks. His first wlfo was killed In
a motor car accident whllo they were
on their honeymoon trip. Eight weeks
lator ho married MIbj Mamto Roy, who
disappeared from their hotel in St. Louis
Mrs. Hertz tonight refused to explain
why aho haif left her husband.
Hertz Is a graduate of Cambrldgo uni
versity and. It Is said, a eon ot a mem
ber of the British Parliament
Mrs. Bryan Leaves to
"Put Up" Farm Fruit;
WASHINGTON, July 37. Like a loyal
helpmeet, using every means to help
stretch her husband's salary ot $12,000, 1
Mrs, William Jennings Bryan has gone to I
awiuuiii, wucro biiu win prtuervo iruus
and berries and make pickles to keep the 1
wolf from the door.
Mrs. Bryan has for many years per
sonally superintended the preparation ot
the winter canned stock for the Bryan
FATHER OF OMAHA MAN
IS DEAD IN NEW YORK
BUFFALO, N. Y., July 27.-(Speolal
Telegram.) John Deneen, aged 80 years,
father of John Deneen of Omaha, died
last night at midnight at his home In
Jordan, N. Y., where he had lived for
the last fifty-three years. Burial will
be Tuesday In Jordan,
SOLDIERS OF HUERTS
SHOO I' AN AMERICAN
INSPECTOR IN BACK
United States Immigration Offiokl
Given Ley Fnega by Federal!
CROSSED BORDER ON BUSINESS
Investigating White Slavo Caso
When Put Under Arrest
WOUNDED AS HE RUNS AWAt
Flees as Captors Start to March Him,
Off to Exeoution Ground.
BALL THROUGH BODY; MAY DIE
Victim DcIIctps Ncisro 1I W 8eek
Inir notiRht Drinks for Assailants
nnd Inrtncrd Them to Take
Action Thoy Did.
EL TABO, Tex., July 37,-Charlea Bl
Dixon ot San Dlcgo, Cal., United State
Immigration Inspector, was given ley
tucga by Mexican rcderal soldiers yes
terday. Ho was shot la the back and
Dixon was In Juarez on official bust
nous, Investigating a white slave caso,
when ho was arrested by a bawl oC fed
eral soldiers who started marching him
awny from the city In the direction ot
tho foothills, where many oxocuttona
havo taken place, Dixon started to run,
nnd after getting a block away was fired
vpon and hit In tho back.
Dixon's father UveB'ln'Wharton, Tex.
Tho federal authorities refused to allow
tho wounded man to be removed front
tho military hospital, where ho was taken.
'Federal soldiers guard tho ward where
Dixon lies, retustqg admission to eyory-i
one, except a doctor.
Hnyu Soldiers Drunk.
Dixon made a statement this afternoon
In Juarez to American officials that ha
Mas satisfied the Mexicans wera march
Ing htm out to shoot him- when he ran.
He says th Moxlcan soldiers wero drunk.
Dixon was sent by a superior to Juarez
to sco a negro in connection with a whtto
slave case that was being probed here.
Ho says ho believes the negro, aftor ho
had talked to him ill Juarez, bought
drinks for the soldiers and Induced them
to arrest him. "I told tho soldiers X
would go with them to the command
ant's office," Dixon said this afternoon,
"but Instead ot taking m In that dlroo
tlon, they started with me In tho direc
tion ot tho outskirts of tile town. As X
lad on a suit ot khaki I thought that
perhaps thoy had taken me for a United
Btatcs soldier acting as a spy, so I ran
on and they shot me after I had got
about halt a block away from them."
.Shot, lutjnmll ot Rack,
pr. ' JTT 3T: Tappan of ho Immigration"
strvlco In 111 I'aso wont to Juarez and
treated the wounded man. He found that
Dixon was shot In tho small of tlio back,
tho ball going completely through hla
body and coming out through bis etom
nch. It did not strlko tho spine.
Immigration men claim that a half,
negro lloutenant In tho federal army In
Juarez, a friend of tho negro undor m.
vesttgatlon, was Instrumental In causing
tho arrest and the shooting.
Ordinarily, United States immigration
men aro permitted to work In Juarea
under an agreement with Juarez officials.
"SitIouk," Hays Urynn.
WASHINGTON, July 38. "It looks Ilka
a serious case. We will do whatever r
necessary," Secretary Bryan said to
night in commenting on the shooting ot
Dixon. He telegraphed American Consul
Edwards for an Immediate Investigation.
President Wilson waa advised of tho In
cldent, but mado no comment.
While Immigration officials on the bor
der have frequently had their troubles
over Mexicans being detained until their
identity could bo established, no affair
an serious as that In Juarez could be re
called by officials of the Stato depart
ment, It was pointed out that strict or
ders havo been Issued to keep American
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