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VOL. XLin NO. 3(i.
Proposal to Have Congress or Feder
ation of Labor Investigate Man
ufacturers Turned Sown.
Head of Labor Committee of Houso
Not Interested.
Minority Leader Says Lobbyist is a
Liar and Blackmailer.
Mulhall Insists thnt Hp Tnlkrd rrlth
Chairman In Corridor unit that
the Fact Will Come Ont
nt Iteariwr.
WASHINGTON, July 29.-Jdartln M.
Mulhall told the senate lobby committee
that at one time he proposed an Investi
gation of hts activities as a lobbyist for
the National Association of Manufactur
er to former Chairman Wilson of the
labor committee. Speaker Clark and Re
publican Leader Mann and that all turned
down his proposal.
Mulhall testified he made his proposal
to Wilson, now secretary of labor, per
sonally and to Clark and Mann In a
letter through Representative McDermott
of ttUnols. He testified he had offered
his correspondence to Samuel Gorapers,
t president of the American Federation of
Lubor and that Gompers had declined.
"Were the letters or their substance
laid before Mr. Wilson?" asked Senator
"1 gave Mr. Wilson an understanding
of what I had," repUed Mulhall.
Didn't Wnnt It to Come Up.
Speaker Clark and Mr. Mann. Mulhall
said, would not have the matter "come
"Did you have a talk with either?"
Risked Senator Cummins.
"No, sir."
"Did you offer to soil them to Gom
"No I offered to give them."
Mulhall went briefly Into the story of
Ills separation from the National Associa
tion of Manufacturers late In Mil. Ho
disagreed with his superiors about his
participation In the campaign In Maine, in
- which, he swore, tho United StateB Brew
ers association had paid hla expenses.
Ills resignation followed a rebuke by the
executive board of manufacturers. The
manufacturers, he said, wanted to keep
out of liquor fights. Mulhall explained
he thought Watson wis trjtng to get his
place with the, manufacturers and that
Congressman Llttlefjekl was Instrumental
V'eventiTle'adlng Up to hls'rcslguatlom
Underwood Uses Ilnrsli Ttrmi.
Majority Leader O. W. Underwood, of
the house, today denounced Martin M.
Mulhall, alleged lobbist for the National
Association of Manufacturers, as "a liar
and a blackmailer." Mr. Underwood ap
peared, before the senate lobby committee
to deny that Mulhall had ever talked to
him about legislation before congress.
After one look at the witness he sold:
"I never saw him before In my life."
"I think," said the majority leader,
"that It Is In tho interest of tho public
that a man who has taken liberties
with public men, as this man has, should
be contradicted. I regard a man of this
kind as a blackmailer. That man has
never been In the ways and means
committee room since r have been chair
man. He may have had conversations -with
me, but when he says he had an
Interview, I want to say that statement
is a lie. '
Mr. Underwood appeared unexpectedly
'and mude a brief statement before he
was sworn. Ho denounced as false
Mulhall's statement that an employe of
the ways and means committee had been
In his employ. According to Mulhall's
earlier testimony, the man was paid $20
a month.
"You made the statement that this
man was a blackmailer; that means he
used threats to extort money," said
Senator Reed.
"I think he was trying to get money
out of his own people," returned Mr.
Chairman Underwood read Mulhall's
letter about ' the alleged Interview In
which Mulhall wrote that Underwood
had told him that he could not do other
wise than appoint William B, Wilson,
now secretary of labor, chairman of tho
house labor committee because there
was. no other candidate betore the ways
and means committee.
"That whole statement Is a lie, out of
(Continued on Page Two.)
The National Capital
Tneaduy, July 20, 101U.
The Senate.
Resumed discussion of the tariff bill.
Democratic House Leader Underwood
before lobby Investigating committee de
clared Martin M. Mulhall to be a "liar
and blackmailer."
Foreign relations committee discussed
Nicaragua protectorate treaty. Senators
Rorah and Clarke taking prouounced
stand against policy Involved.
Senator Brandegee asked for passage
of Joint resolution fixing date when new
duties on wool and woolen products shall
K" Into effect. ""
On motion of Senator Galltnger the
senate struck from the Congressional
Record an article put In by Senator Till
man and which Senator Galllnser char
sctt'iized aa an Insu t to no thern women.
The president subm'tted seve al nomina
tions tor confirmation.
Senator Johnston of Alabama Introduced
a resolution offering $100,000 reward for
tho dlseovery of an nsentto destroy the
boll weevtl.
Senator Sterling spoke against the tar
iff bill.
The Ilmmr.
Representative HenrV In statement de
manded Investigation of charges that
New York bankers had organized to de
preciate price of government 2 per cent
Filibuster of Republican Leader Mann
ended and debate on Camenlttl-Dlggs
white slavo -tie -jolutlon be van.
Representative Stevens of Texas Intro
duced a resolut'on for a cnsrr s'lt na'
committee or ten to Investigate Mexican
Rebellion Against
Republic of China
Spreads to Hu-Nan
PEKING, China. July . The province
of Hu-Nan seceded from the Peking gov
ernment on July 35, according to a consu
lar report Just received here. The
strength of the Hu-Nan forces at present
on the bonier of tho province of Huh.
PMi Is variously reported at from 1,600 to
8,000 men.
General Ltcun-Heng, vice president of
the republic, who is conducting opera
tion In centml China from Wu-Chang,
declared recently thnt his forces were
capable of dealing with the revolt In both
Ktang-Sl and Hu-Nan, but today's re
ports announce the defection of a small
body of troops on the Han river above
It Is Impossible to draw a border line
between the rebellions of the loyal prov
inces, for many cities In the rebel prov
inces declare themselves loyal and some
of the cities In the loyal provinces have
gone over to the rebels. It Is known,
however, that Important rebel forces are
operating In the provinces of Klang-Su,
Klang-SI, Ngan-Hwel, Hu-Nnn, Go-Klen
and Kwang-Tung.
Four of the southern provinces, Kwel-
Chow, Kwang-Si, Yung-Nan and Che
Ktang, although surrounded by secoders,
remain loyal, but Ho-Nan, In the north, I
Is bolieved to bo loyal only because of Its
geographical position.
In the meantime active hostilities con
tinue on borders of Mongolia and Tibet
and also In the westernmost provlnco of
Slh-Klang or Chinese Turkestan.
Democrats Prepare
to Demote Veterans
in Pension Bureau
WASHINGTON. July 29.-A sharp fight
In congress Is threatened as the result
of all alleged demotions In the penMon
bureau. In which many old soldiers are
said to have been the sufferers. Repre
sentative Austin of Tennessee has of
fered a resolution In the house calling on
Secretary Lane of the Interior department
for Information concerning the alleged
shakeup, and especially as to whether
civil service rules are being violated.
The activity of tho republicans Is said
to be based on the report that when
Pension Commissioner Saltzgaber returns
to his post there wilf be further and more
sweeping changes Acting Commissioner
Tllman Is reported as saying that. In the
general reorganization, employes with
democratic affiliations and beliefs will
be given preference on the ground that a
working force In sympathy with the ad
ministration Is necessary to satisfactory
Denial was made by Mr. Tieman, how
ever, that political faith would be the
prime requisite. Personal worth and of
ficial record of secvlco, he said, would
likewise carry weight.
Thus-far the matter has not been taken
before the cvlc service commission. John
A. juclllhenny, president of the com
mission, ' declared that no "representations'
had been made to him.
Price of Corn Rises
2 Cents on Reports
of Drouth Damage
CHICAGO, July 29. Sensational lower
ing of crop estimates owing to damage
from drouth and heat, brought about a
rush of buying today In the oorn trade.
The result was to put up prices 2 ,
cents a bushel. Profit taking by holders
caused no Important setback, the market
absorbing all offerings in a manner that
seemed almost ravenous.
All hope of 3,000,000,000 bushels of corn
this season appeared to have been
abandoned. Instead, experts talked of
2.675,000,000 bushels to 2,700,000,000 bushels,
with a possibility of a drop to as short
a total as 2,500.000,000 bushels.
Excited purchasing carried prices yet
higher before the final gong cleared the
brokers from the pit, which had been
crowded throughout the day. The sharp
est advance was In the December option,
which at one time showed a net advance
of J!i33c a bushel, at 63g63Kc The close
for December, however, was at 62Ho.
Jewett Bound Over
On Charge of Murder
BLAIR. Neb., July 20.-(Special Tele
gramsFollowing his preliminary exami
nation today on the charge of murdering
the Infant child, whose body was found
at Arlington, July 10, George Jewett of
Omaha, was bound over to the district
court today. It has not yet been deter
mined whether Jewett can furnish suffici
ent bond to secure his freedom pending
ST. PAL' July 2D. Returns on the
strike vote by tho operators of the North
em Pacific railroad Indicate between 90
and 95 per cent favor a strike, accord
ing to the statement of union officials
here today. The men are asking increased
wages and Improved working conditions.
No action will be takm by the operators
until final results are received, which
probably will be by Thursday.
CHICAGO, July 29. Women police for
Chicago were assured last night, when
the council passed an ordinance creating
places for them on the force. Mayor
Harrison will at once name ten patrol
women for duty at the beaches, dance
halls and other places where It Is be
lieved they will be more efficient than
The re-election of the present officers of
the order, headed by I. I. Boak of Denver,
head consul, was forecasted at the sec
ond session today of the eleventh tri
ennial convention of the Pacific Jurisdic
tion of the Woodmen of the World, In
section here.
Chief of Instrument Division Nomi
nated to Succeed Willis L.
Appointed to Old Signal Service
from Ohio in 1884.
Inventor of Many Instruments Used
by the Bureau.
More Attention In to lie Paid to Fore
cast ns They 3Iy Affect the
General FnrmltiH' Con
dition. WASHINGTON. July 29.-Prestdcnt
Wilson todny nominated Charles F. Mar
vin an chief of the weather bureau to
succeed Willis 1 Moore, recently re-
moved. Prof. Marvin is now chief of the
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to tho old
signal service In 1SS4 from
Professor Marvl't was born at Colum
bus, Ohlo, and was educated In tho pub
lic schools there and at the Ohio State
university. Ho came to Washington In
1884 and entered the government service
In what was then known as tho signal
service, since renamed the weather
bureau. He became Dead of the Instru
ment division of the bureau In 18S8, which
position he has since held.
Store Attention to Crops.
Under the new chief more attention
will be paid to weather reports and fore
casts as they affect or are likely to Rf
feet agriculture and general farming con
ditions throughout the country. Other
changes aro to be mado In the bureau,
but Secretary Houston was not ready to
announce them.
Prof. Marvin Is tho Inventor of many In
struments used by the bureau. He haj
represented tho Department of Agrlcul
turo at a number of meteorological con
greases and has written extensively on
the subject of weather Investigations. He
has conducted experiments on which aro
based the tables used by the weather
bureau for detcrmtnpg tho amount of
moisture In the air.
Forecaster Welsh Say He Is Quite
Competent for Position.
Colonel L. A. Welsh, local weather fore
caster, when told of the appointment of
Charles F. Marvin to the office of chief
of the weather bureau was highly elated
and said: "Mr. Marvin and I are per
sonal,, friends. ( He Is a graduate of tj0
same 'university! am and Is one of the
besrr-lfnot' the best-fitted man for tho
office In tho department.
"Heretofore we have had professors 6f
colleges' appointed to the office of chief
and their theories neyer amounted to
anything. Mr. Marvin, however, has been
In the service ever since It started and
Is an Intensely practical man. That is
Just the kind of a man wo want for chief.
A great many of us have been sitting on
the anxious seat, fearing that an Incom
petent man .would be appointed. Rut
now I am greatly pleased with tho selec
tion of Mr. Marvin."
Atterbury and Smith
Named as Arbitrators
For Eastern Roads
NEW YORK, July 29. W. W. Atter
bury, vice president of tho Pennsylvania
railroad, and A. H. Smith, vice presi
dent of the New York Central and Hud
son River Railroad company, were ap
pointed this afternoon by forty-two east
ern railroads as arbitrators to represent
them In proceedings to settle the train
men's demands under tho Newlands act
Amendment to the Krdiuun law.
Messrs. Atterbury and Smith will meet
within a few days the arbitrators selected
by tho trainmen and conductors, Lucius
W. Sheppard and Daniel L. Cease. The
fcur arbitrators will have fifteen dayn
to select two more. Bhuuld they fall to
agree on the fifth and sixth arbitrators,
the federal board of mediation and con
ciliation will appoint them. The full
board of arbitrators will have forty-five
days In which to make an award.
Girls in Y, W. 0, A.
Camp in Revolt
Against Skirts
LA CROSSE, Wis., July 29. Uloomers,
which twenty-five girls In the Young
Women's Christian association camp at
Rlvervlew, Just north of here, have worn
as their preferred camp attire, have been
ordered suppressed by the chaperon,
Miss Bertha Hoefke. Because of tho
constantly passing stream of motor
boats and steamers, this dress Is de
clared to be Immodeet and the girls are
ordered to wear skirts In the future. The
young women, who find the bloomers
more convenient than hobble skirts for
hill climbing and rambling through the
grass and bushes, are In revolt against
the order, but have been told they will
have to wear skirts or leave the camp.
NEW YORK. July 29.-One of the ram
shackle tenements ot Chinatown proved
to be a trap In which the white wife of a
Chinaman burned to death and from
which several other persons were taken
seriously burned, during a fire early this
morning. A number of persons were In
the house when the fire broke out know
ing nothing ot their peril until aroused
by the police and fireman. Mrs. Steven
Lee, 2S years old, wan found fatally
burned, and her Chinese husband ami a
white girl named Fannie Miller, In the
same room with Mrs. Lee, may also die
from burns received before the firemen
reached them. There were a nurnter of
spectacular rescue which a large throng
ot Chinese slghtseeers witnessed.
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
State of Missouri is Assured that
There is No Combination.
Answer to Suit Says It Is Not Possi
ble for Any Company to Deter
mine Rates for All Kinds
of IlUka.
JEFFKRSON CITY. Mo.. July 29.-More
than 100 fire Insurance companies filed In
the state uupreme court today their
answer to quo warranto proceedings In
stituted by the attorney general, Tho
companies denied that they had conspired
to leuvo tho state and said their with
drawals wero Individual.
The answers, of which more than
twenty wore filed, but all in substantially
the same form, deny that the companies
have entered Into any combination to
cripple the financial credit of Missouri or
to deny the people of tho stato tho right
to protect their property by Insurance
The companies inslat, however, that
they have tho right to cease writing In
surance In Missouri whenever thoy deem
Tho companies claim that to deny them
the tight to cease doing business In the
state or to punish them for their deter
mination to ceaso business whether act
ing individually or In concert. Is to' deny
.to the companies the equal protection of
the laws secured by the fourteenth
amendment' to the federal constitution.
The companies also deny that they oyer
Contemplated cancelling policies now In
effect. The answers go Into detailed dis
cussion of tho Orr Insurance law, tho pas
sage of which by the last legislature Im
pelled them to withdraw from the state.
Orr Lim Attacked.
This lav. It Is stated, prohibited the
use of the same rate by two or more
componles, for the use of tne same rate
by two or more companies was mado
prima fade evidence of a felonious agree
ment to fix and maintain such rate.
"The Insurance business Is of such a
nature," continues tho answers, "that It
Is not reasonably possiblo for ono com
pany to determine for Itsolf what aro
proper rates for all classes of risks, and
It Is efsontlal thnt each company avail
Itself to th utmost of the experlenco of
all concerned In the business of lnsurunce
to Inform Itself of the various matters
which go to determine the extent of haz
ard of lots by fire.
"Often the Insuranco on the same prop
erty is divided among many companies
and so rates of Insurance tend toward
a level and are generally tho same with
all companies as to tho same class of
risks, the companies fixing such rates
without any agreement between them
to maintain tho same."
After a conference between Governor
Maor, Attornoy General Parker nnd Vice
President Humsey of an eastern Insur
ance company, It was reported that a
settlement of the fire Insurance contro
versy had been agreed on. Mr. Barker
said that if the companies resumed busi
ness in Missouri and obeyed the lawB he
would dismiss nil litigation pending
against them In the supremo court.
He said that ho had not been asked by
Mr. Rumsey, who represented nine com
panies, to sign an agreement and that he
would not sign any and declared that
neither Governor Maor nor himself hud
promlsced anything to the companies
that nad not been promised heretofore.
Last Railroad Intq,
Sofia is Interrupted;
Famine is Imminent
BELGRADK, Servia. July 20. The in
vestment of Sofia, the Bulgarian capital,
Is complete, the last connecting link of
the railway having been out by Servian
The Bulgarian forces concentrated In
Sofia aa well as the Inhabitants of the
capital are threatened with famine ami
the Bulgarian, government has askod
Rumania to consent to the' opening of tho
railroad line running from Varna on the
Black sea to Sofia in order that pro
visions may be brought Into the city. It
is expected that Rumania will consent to
this arrangement.
CHICAOO, July 29. One hundred nnd
.fifty employes of a coffee firm with of
fices at Boston, Montreal and Chicago
will receive 1360,000 under the 'will of
Charles D. Hies, senior member ot the
family, which was probated yesterday.
Requests range from fJ00 to 2,000, every
employe who has been with the com
pany for a year receiving at least the
smaller sums. Widows of five travelling
talesmen will receive H.W euctv
The Price of Speed
More Pumps Started,
Troops Guard Men
Operating Them
CALUMKT, Mich, July 29.-Moro mine
pumps started today on the shafts closed
by tho coppor miners strike, with state'
troops guarding tho non-union employes.
Tho significant operations of this sort
occurred nt two of tho conglomeratic
lodo working of tho Calumet & Hccla
company in tho heart of tho district.
It was In these mines that water had
risen rnpldly nnd It wns tho hope ot
the union to keep tho pumps Idle, because
ot the character of the ore deposits and
the knowledge thnt when the corporation
most affected by the strike attempted to
resume It would begin its activities at
these shafts.
Men were scut Into the shaft houses
under oover of darkness. By daylight
they had the machinery ready to low.fc'
tho 300 feet of water which had accumu
lated In tho bottom of the workings. Co
incident with his work several commands
of mtlltta were ordered to the neighbor
hood ostenlsbly to maneuver In iv big
field near the mines.
Brigade headquarters were mystified to
day by a telephone message from John
ITeptfng, sheriff ot Keweenaw count,
who asked General Abbey to withdraw
troops from his Jurisdiction. The shorift
imd hq had not requested that soldiers
bo snt-lnto-the county, -but merely thnt
thoy be plAced near tho Houghton county
line that they might be available It called
for. The sheriff said there were no dis
turbances In his Jurisdiction.
LANSING, Mich., Jgly 29,-As a result
of the conference todny with "Vice Presi
dent C. 15. Muhoncy of tho Western Fed
eration of Miners nnd Attorney A. W.
Kerr of Calumet, counsel for tho striking
coppor miners, Governor Ferris will prob
ably take action tonight or tomorrow to.
ward bringing representatives of the min
ing companies and the workmen together
for a meeting In tho executlvo office In
the hope of settling the labor dUputc In
tho upper peninsula.
Germans Protest
Against Proposed
Tariff on Books
WASHINGTON, July 29.-Gcrmon so
cieties throughout tho United States have
sent protests to congress and to Presi
dent Wilson against tho proposed duty of
15 par cent on foreign books. German
books aro now on tho free list, but would
bo subjected to the 15 per cent tux under
the tariff bill now pending In tho senate.
Tho German organizations declare the
proposed duty would bo a tax on "scien
tific and literary progress,"
President Wilson has taken a similar
position as to tho duty on books In
foreign languages, particularly those ot
an educational or scientific churcater.
Dr. C. J. Hexamor of Philadelphia, presi
dent of tho National German alliance
and the presidents of state branches of
tho nllluuce have forwarded strong pro
tests against the duty to the tariff lcud
ers In both branches of congress.
NEW YORK, July 29, A man describ
ing himself aa Alexander L. Froot,
formerly ' a second lieutenant In the
Urltiuti army and a graduate of tho
Royal Artillery school and Woodwtch
Is under arrest as an alleged snatch thief
who has made many of tho summer
students at Columbia university his vic
tims. He was caught yesterday by a
number of students and instructors who
pursued him across the university grounds
after the alleged theft ot a pocketbook
from a student while at work In the
drafting room In Avery hall. The police
found the missing pocketbook on his per
son and also a number of parlor car
checks showing that he had made nu
merous trips from New York to New
Haven and Cambridge, and they say
that his description tallies with that
given ot a man who has operated at
Harvard and Yale. The police declare
that he Is on record as having been sen
tenced last August to six months In the
workhouse for stealing at one of the
Young Men's Christian association build
lugs here.
LIMA, Peru, July 29. There Is no truth
In tho reports current In Europe and
America of a catastrophe In tills city.
There has been no extraordinary occur
rence of any kind. The rumors probably
arose from the fact that telegraphlo com
munication between hero and Santiago,
Chile, Is Interrupted.
Pnnnm. Pano-nr Wen,! of Western
v" -"&
PacifiO, With Uenver UlIlCC.
Combined with Denver A Illo
Urnndp l.ouiax Remain In Pan
Francisco as (Srnernl Agent
of thp Two Lines.
SAN FRANCISCO. July 29.-Spectal.)-
Thls city virtually lnss and Denver
gojni tho headquarters of tho Western
Pacific railroad, under tho reorganized
Gould proprietorship and management,
Botli the passenger nnd freight traffic
managers, who have had their offices In
San Francisco." are to bo transferred to
is, i... j.,omax, lormcny general imnscn-
ger ugent of tho Union l'acino ana one or.
tho best known passenger officials in tho
country, who has held the position of
Irnfflo passenger manager, will remain
In Ban Frnnelsco ns general western
nnont for tho Western Pacific and Den-
r uio uranuc, wnose inieresis urn
combined under the now arrangement.
V. D. Wadlclgh will bo tho now. trnfflo tercBtcd ,n .justing the differences be
passenger munagor nt Denver. tween rouow,tg qt Huerta and Car.
San Francisco railroad circles, whllo . W(rjl l,.Pllmnl.i i n-rsuadlne!
greatly disappointed at this change In
headquorters, are pleased nt tho roten-
lion oi mr. jomax uSre. ,in com,.ii;,,o
lw aiv,,lM7' -
land, whore hu had been for more than
twenty years, was regarded ns a
notablo ncqulsttlon to tho local colony ot
prominent railroad men nnd he hna been
ono of the most popular ever since.
Gems Stolen from
Home of Daughter of
Late E, H. Harriman
NE3W YORK.July 29. Ooms valued at
$75,000, Including a rope of pearls worth cuinstancos would rocognlze his regtma
ICO.OOO, were stolon from tho homo of and to extricate Mexico from Its fl
C. C. Rusmsey at Narrngansott Plor dur- nanolal straits, It 1 necessary to estabi
Ing tho twenty-four hours ending Sunday
lileht. Mrs. Rumsey was a daughter of
the late B. H. Harrlman. Tho thsft was
mado known toduy.
The ropo of pearls was given to Mrs
Rumsey by her mother and had a sent!
mental vuluo far In excess of Its In
trinsic worth. Other Jewels stolen, ac-
f-nrrltnir tn ft ntnttmient liifliiftd at the
offlco ot tho Harriman estate In this
city, includo tho following:
Ruby and pourl pendant.
Gold pin, sot with magnificent ruby
Diamond brooch.
Gold mesh bag.
Mrs. Rumsoy'a home woe entred be
tween 8 u. in. Saturday and tho same
hour Sunday. Only tho contents of one
room, that usually occupied by
Humsey, wero disturbed.
Wealthy Banker
"Pivirrl fnit A rinn iil
FAIRBURY, Neb., July 29.-(8pocia
relegram.l-Luthcr Bonham, wealthy
hankcr, was found guilty of anrMU nnd
buttery on Otis O. wollnce, n traveling
gaiecmun oi huh euy, anu uneu i uy
Judge C. C. Boyle in county court. Mr.
Bonham, who is well known In this sec
tion of Nebraska, sayH ho will appeal to
district court. Ho formerly wns a mem
ber of the lower houso of tho legisla.
Mr. Wallace testified that Mr, Bonham
came to his hotel and asked him to tako
n walk. They went to tlie First National
Bnnk building. Mr. Wallace asuertea
that Mr. Bonham asked him to sign Homo
papers nnd that when he refused he re- ,
celvtd a beating. Ho told the court that '
he bled profusely and that Iaauo Bonham
compelled 1)1 m to wash off the bood be- i
fore leaving the bank. !
Dr. Warren Perry told of caring for'
Wallace's Injuries and other witnesses
corroborated his story.
Official notice of the appointment of
E. F. Koller to the position of assistant
general manager of the Burlington lines
west of the Missouri river has Just ar- j
rived. He assumes nis new uuues
August 1.
Tho appointment of Mr. Kollor was
made public by Tha Bee two weeks ago
and since them he has been spending
most of his time In Omaha. Ho has pur
chased a home In Dundee and hla family
Is now there. Mr. Koller Is In Chloago,
but will bo back the lust ot the week,
when ho wilt relieve General Manager
Holdrego ot part of his duties, which
have grown too heavy for one man to
Mr. Stephens Introduces Resolution
for Inquiry by Five Senators
and Five Representatives.
Question of Recognition; of Belliger
ents is Raised.
Leading Citizens Expect to Induce
Huerta to Resign.
.N'cvr Administration Will lie It ceo s;-
nlsrd lr United States nnil This
Will Hrlp Ont the Finan
cial Tannic.
WASHINGTON, July 30. -Investigation
ot conditions In Mexico by a Joint con
gressional rommlttco was proposed in r
resolution by Representative Btcphcns ot
Texas. Five senators and five repre
sentatives would examine all diplomatic)
correspondence and other documents re
lating to the situation.
"Tho committee shall consider," said
the resolution, "tho question of our rela
tions with Mexico growing out of tho
PrMcnt dOtu'-bed condition, of that coun-
try. Tho rommlttco shall report with ai
llttlo delay as possiblo the true condition
In Moxlco, protection given Americana
nnd American Interests, the truth re
garding mo wrongs anu atrocities wnicn
' u 10 mo anuwieusu ui uui uuuy,
through official sources and any other
facts relating to this matter. The com
mittee will with ns llttlo delay as possi
ble recommend what action shall be taken
by congress."
Representative Stephens said that ho
had not consulted Secretary Bryan or
President Wilson about hla resolution.
Senator Shoppard of Texas today Intro-
ducod a resolution asking tho foreign re-
,itlons committee to odvlso the senate IC
tjl0 belllgoronts In Mexico should bo
formnlly recognized by tho United
Huerta Mar Resign.
president Wilson hart no announcement
to mako today about the policy tho United
would nnrsuo toward Moxlco. but
. there Is every reason to bollevo no steps
wm uo lnUe by this country pending tho
outcomo of the plans being laid by lead
,M MMoan, to brnR ut pcace,
Thn rael thnt of tha mediators In.
j,orrlrlo Doa to abdicate. Is encouraging
,.,..- . ,nt..u ,i.h -Mir.n affair
,o be,(eva. Umt thclr fort8 roay bring
Uhoiit the reelgnatlon of President Hu-
While tho Mexicans who are taking;
n n nctlve part In the plans doollne to
permit tho usa of thalr names at thlft
tlmo, thoy huve proceeded to the point
of Informing Secretary Bryan what they
have In mind. No developments are ex
pected for at least a fortnight, during
which tlio administration hero will keen
In closo touch with negotiations.
New Administration I'rnlinlile.
Tho argument tlie Mexicans are said
to be planning to place beforo Huorta
s that tho United States under no ctr-
lish a now administration ana oDtrurt
tho recognition of tho American govorn-
mcnt. If President Huerta were wllllnd
to i abdicate, men acceptable to him aa
woll a tho constitutionalists have been
tentatively selected from whom a suc
cossor would bo named.
Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson una
iinthlnir to say today about the develop
monts on tho situation generally, no
had not decided when he would leave
for his vacation.
Although tho senate foreign relationa
committee met today, Ambassador Wil
son was not Invited to appear.
Improved railroad facilities aro re
ported In today's State department dlsi
patches, which say the first train from
Laredo. Tex.. In four months and ten
duys has arrived at Monterey with pH
sengers and mall. Trains also are run
ning from Monterey to Laredo.
Consul Miller at Tampico reports
Frederlcos of Los Angeles safe In Vic-
torla. ns are Mrs. J. M. Gonzales In
Ufnntnrov and P. B. Holaday in Tampico.
lllssell nnd MeDonnld Released.
Charles Blssell and Bernard MoDonald,
tha two ,nna managers, held by Mox-
loan federals under sentenco of death at
Chihuahua, have been ordered released
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