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VOL. XLUI NO. 38.
OMAHA, FRIDAY M0UN1NG, AUGUST 1, 1013-FOlUiTIilCN" PAGES,
SI NO I JO COPY TWO CENTS.
MULHALL STARTS A
ROW, REFUSING TO
Reed and N. A. M. Attorney Have a
lively Tilt During Session
WITNESS PEEVED BY QUIZ
Missouri Senator Comes to Defense
EXAMINATION MUST BE INDIRECT
Ml Queries Ordered Put by Chairman
Instead of Lawyer.
LATTER REBUKED FOR ACTIONS
Told He In TryliiK to Throw Mnd nt
Mnlhnll Ilnther Thnn Light Upon
WASHINGTON. July 3l.-Martln M.
Mulhall's cross examination by attorneys
for tho National Association ot Manu
facturers before the senato lobby com
mittee today opened with a lively row
between Senator Reed and Attorney
Kobert McCarter. McCarter Insisted on
aRklngquesttons himself; Senator Reed In
sisted that all questions should go
through the committee; Chairman Over
man ruled with Senator Reed.
McCarter precipitated tho outbreak by
asking Mulhall If he had not been dis
charged from the Cleveland police force
ten years ago for violation of a state
law. Mulhall replied he was dismissed
for political reasons and demanded
"I was advised by friends to refuse to
answer," he said. "I want counsel. I
Insist on It and refuse to go on until I
have It. I'll go to Jail before I answer
questions about my personal -affairs
thirty or forty years ago."
"Instend of being designed to throw
llt'ht on this case, many of these ques
tions are designed to throw mud at the
witness," doclared Senator Reed. "This
Is an Investigation; not a trial. I Insist
you havo no right to say a word here,"
he concluded, addressing McCarter.
Mulhall withdrew his demand for coun
sel and the hearing proceeding with the
attorneys submitting their questions to
CnIN It Vlclon Lie.
"Is It not true that Samuel II. Springer,
who resides at your house, tried to dis
pose of these letters to the Philadelphia
Press and the Philadelphia Record?" Mul
hall was asked.
"ItB a vicious He," ho shouted.
Mulhall denied that ho oyer pffered the
correspondence to two magazinos or to
the New York Times. Ho denfed having
made a Statement to Richard Harrv. mhn
avsJUMpresentlng him, that the Manufact
urer a association wouiu pay J150.000 for
the documents If they could not be dis
posed of to papers or magazines.
Mulhall denied that he agreed Barry
would sell tho letters to tho New York
World for UO.O00 and that ho would be
content with 35,000; but latter he testi
fied that at Barry's suggestion he did
agree. Ho never paid Barry.
"Have you published all letters between
you and the association?" asked Senator
"I believe I have not."
Pnyntents to Messentrers.
Mulhall swore thai payment of monthly
sums to J. II. McMlchael, one time chief
puge of the house: Harry Parker, mes
benger to the ways and means commit
tee, and the speaker's doorkeeper, were
made with the knowledge and consent of
J. H. Emery, counsel for the manufactur
ers. He testified that the payments be
gan In 1909 and ran through most of 1910
and 1311. Questions were designed to
show that Emery was on the Pacific coast
and In Europe many months in those
years. Mulhall contended that when
Emery was away tho three were not paid
and tho sums were made up later.
Mulhall swore that Samuel Gompers,
president of the American Federation of
Iabor and Jackson II. Ralston, attorney
for that organization, tried to secure the
letters he laid before the senate commit
tee more than a year ago. The commit
tee read a letter from Mulhall to John
Kirby, Jr., president of tho manufactur
ers, July 22, 1912, In which ho spoke of an
Interview with Gompers In Washington
and a telephone conversation with Ral
ston In Rnltlmore. He wrote Klrby that
he would "never sell out" to enemies of
tho association. Ralston, he swore, tried
hard to get the papers, but he refused to
elvo them up.
Mulhall previously testified that he of
fercd to give the papers to Gompers who
declined to take them.
Senator Nelson asked about a published
statement that Mulhall had spent 3200,
000 bribing voters and In lobby work. Mul
hall could not tell now Just how much he
had spent and thought $100,000 must he
a mistake. The lawyers asked If the to
tal of his expenditures was not about
000, but Mulhall said he did not know If
that amount was right.
The lawyers put In a letter Mulhall
wrote General Manager Bird, September
17, 1912, Raying Samuel Gompers, John
Mitchell and Frank Morrison, of the
American Federation of Labor, had got
ten a promise from President Wilson,
then governor of New Jersey, to support
Hughes for senator.
John G. Shreve, secretary to Congress
man Gardner, was his source of Informa
tion, bo said.
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on Jewel Theft Oases
Shadow Each Other
NAUltAGANSETT P1EK, R. i.. Ju'y !
These nro unhappy days for the chance
visitor hen, who does not bear on his
rerson refutation of tho suspicion- that
ho is one of the gang of thlv" who
robbed the homes of C. C. Hunuey and
John It, Hanan.
All about those who aro well known here
ore viewed with suspicion and" eomu of
tho amateur sleuths go so far ns to way
that a few residents will bear watclilun.
Tho usual number of midweek guests
has been nearly doubled by the iirnfctnc
of detectives nnd as these men represent
at leaBt thre on four competing agencies,
tho greater number aro not known to
each other. In one case two operatives
representing rival -agencies spent u whole
day shadowing each other.
Tho gaiety at tho Casino and other
places whero tho members of tho cotUgo
colony met today was subdued by the
knowledge that detectives wcie about.
Patrons spoke In whlsperB over their tea
cups and every stranger, whether man it
woman, was Immediately placed under
suspicion of being either detcctko or
Tho usual crop of Inside tips to tho
effect that arrests arc Imminent are
afloat, but those In authority say the
detectives aro no wiser as to tho Identity
of tho thieves who got away with $225 (C
worth of gems.
Mrs. Hanan was told by ono tf tho
detectives at Shore Acres that they hud
a clue, but he refused to tell the Idjntlty
of the person suspected.
Scientist Has Plan
to Kill Mosquitos by-
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., July Sl.-Tho
Atlantic County Mosquito commission,
which has been granted n J26.OO0 approp
riation by the Board of Free Holders to
rid the county of mosquitoes, may try
to lure the pests to death by musical
vibrations generated by electricity.
According to Information which tho
commission has received. Dr. L. O.
Howard of tho federal Department of
Agriculture has discovered that tho hum
it the mosquito, commonly attributed to
tho vibration of its wings, is inally
caused by air expelled during the process
of respiration. Dr. Howard learned that
this hum could be Imitated by electrical
vibrations, toward which mosquitoes pre
cipitated themselves as If drawn by a
powerful magnet. By attaching largo
strips of sticky fly paper back of tho
vibrating wires he perfected a deadly ex
Dr. Howard Is noted In the Department
of Agriculture as an entomologist and Is
the author of several studies of mosquito
problems. The local commission has ad
dressed an Inquiry to him with the Idea
of adopting hs plan if It proves practical.
Patrick Quinlan is
Given Year Term for
PATERSON, N. J., July 31.-Patrlck
Quinlan, Industrial Workers of ths
World, leader, active In tho recent silk
workers' strike, was sentenced today to
serve a year In the county Jail for say
ing lost Saturday night at a social
"Elect a social mayor and then you
won't have cops like Bummy Rynn bat
ting you over the head with a club." i
Quinlan admitted having used this
language, but denied It was disorderly as
charged. He la now out on boll pending
a two to seven years' sentence In state's
prison for Inciting to riot during the.
strike, tie will appeal today's decision.
Capture of Coro by-
Castro is Confirmed
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, July 31
Confirmation of a reported mutiny of
tho garrison of Coro, the capital of the
state of Falcon, Venezuela, was received
The rebels are In command of the place
and aro exercising the functions of gov
ernment. Dlspatchee telegraphed there
from this city remain unanswered.
All Indications point to the move having
been made by adherents of former Presi
dent Clpriano Castro, who Is said to con
trol n, steamer now In these waters, but
wnicn nas not yet been reported or
A number of letters addressed to Cas
tro lie at the general delivery office here.
... July 31.-Oeneral Rafael
De Nogales-Mendez, a leader of the Na
tionalist party of the Venezuelan border
states, said today that his party wel
comed General Castro's reported return
to Venezuela because It would bring the
political affairs of that country to a
crisis. IJke other Nationalism, leaders In
New York General Nogales-Mendez some
time ago received, news that Castro's fol
lowers were preparing for his return. Ho
had no Information today that the former
president had landed on South American
oil, but this news, he said, was ex
Motors to Be Used in
Run for Homesteads
DODGE CITY. Kan., July 31. With n
company ot state militia, present to pre
vent violent cenes, a "run for govern
ment land" will start from here August
4. The prizes will be the pick of 10,000
acres ot government land In Hamilton
Already several hundred prospective set
tlers are here looking over government
maps and picking out spots they think
most desirable. The horse, hero of earlier
openings, sew a to have been succeeded
by motorcycles and motor cars. At a
given signal the settlers will be allowed
to start from the border of the reserva
tion. The land Is a part of the government
forest reserve, set apart by congress a
number of years ago. The government's
experience In trying to grow trees there
has not proved successful.
FLAYS TARIFF BILL
Louisiana Senator Characterizes
Party's Action as "Pity" and
NOT TRAITOR TO HIS PARTY
Loyalty to State Forbids His
for the Measure
GR0NNA SPEAKS FOR FARMERS
North Dnkolan Attncka Proposed
Ilevnyie Lnvr front Standpoint
of Airrloultnrnl In
WASHINGTON, July 31. Democrats of
the senate who stand pledged to vote
for tho Underwood-Simmons tariff bill
listened today to one of their number
who has repudiated tho administration
meusuro because of tho fro sugar plank.
Senator Thornton ot Louisiana vehe
mently pictured tho ruin that free sugar
would bring to his state, denounced tho
policy of free sugar as undemocratic, and
characterized his party's action as a.
"pity" and a "shame."
"I am not false to tho principles of tho
democratic party," sold the Louisiana
senator, "In refusing to follow It along
tho strange and devious pathway it Is
now pursuing with regard to tho tariff
cn sugar. I am true to those principles
and It Is the democratic party Itself that
Is seeking to depart from them. I am
no traitor to tho democratic party, bo
cause loyalty to my state forbids me to
vote fo rthls bill In Its present form."
This first attack from within tho party
ranks was followed by another from tho
republican side, when Senator Gronna of
North Dakota Hssalled the measure from
the standpoint of the farmers.
Nearly tho entire time for discussion
of the bill was taken up with these ad
dresses and little progress was made In
consideration of the schedules. The
double attack did not sway the democrats
from their determination not to take up
time In general debate. The democratic
leaders still assert that they will con
tent themselves with brief opposition to
umendmcnts as they nro offered from
day to d&.y. Later Senator Bhtvcly of
Indiana plans to answer the arguments
und criticisms ot the minority.
Appeals j of tlie manufacturers for an
understanding between tho senate and
tho house as to the date when tho rates
on woolen manufactures aro to be made
effective have failed to bear fruit,
(ininnit Attncka I1IU,
Characterizing the democratic tariff
bill as neither fish, fpwl no.r herring-, "
a measure not -framed on scientific prin
ciples' ot either' free trade or protect Ton,"
and declaring It will not benefit the con
sumer because it will Injure If not de
stroy the producer, Senator Gronna, pro
gressive republican ot North Dakota, at
tacked tho measure.
"The great Industry of agriculture," ho
said, "Is again tho subject of an unjust
onslaught and discrimination. I call your
attention to the fact that In my state
alone, where In 1912 we raised mora than
KS.OCO.OCO bushels of wheat, with short
crops in foreign countries, under tho
provisions of the bill our farmers would
lose In a single year more than $15,000,000."
Senator Gronna declared that in dls
criminating against tho farmer tho demo
crats found themselves In the position ot
having two sets of reasons. Inconsistent
with each other, "using tho ono or tho
other as the occasion might seem to de
mand, and meanwhile they are attempt
ing to use both at tho same time. If the
removal of the tariff on farm products
Is going to give the consumer chnnper
foods," he declared, "then the tarlif on
those products gives tho producer a bet
ter market and the producer is benoflted
"On the other hand If, as should bo con
tended, tho tariff on farm products Is of
no benefit to the producer ot them. It
can only be because the tariff does not
Increase the price of those products; and
If It does not Increase the price then
where Is there any excuse for statin?
that removal of the tariff Is going t-)
benefit the consumer and glvs him
Discussing the countervailing duty pro
vision. In the bill on wheat and flour, Sen
ator Gronna said it Is of no value Insofar
as the farmer Is concerned.
Senator Simmons, chairman of tho
finance committee, anounced when re
publican senators read petitions asking
that somethnla be dons, that he would
confer with Majority Leader Underwood
ot the house, with a view to bringing
about an agreement. This he has done.
the result being that the house Intends
to stand firmly behind tho provision that
freo raw wool and the rates on woolens
shall become operative Immediately upon
the passages of the bill.
The senate bill proposed that raw wool
shall be free on December 1, 1913, and tlmt
the reduced rates on woolens shall be
come operative January 1, 19H.
July is Heaviest
Month for Omaha
Eeceipts of Wheat
A total of 269,000 bushels of wheat were
received In Omaha Thursday, aggregating;
210 car loads and the largest shipment
erver received here In one day. There
were also eighty-four can of corn und
twenty-four cars of oats.
With Friday's shipments tho total for
the month are expected to be over WOO
oars. This will mark the month as tho
heaviest In the history of the Omaha
Die in Wreck
KNOXVILLE. Pa.. July 31. Three per
sons were killed and several others wero
reported Injured in a wreck on the
Louisvlllo & NaahvHIe railroad near Cor
bin, Ky., lato today,
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From tho Louisville Times.
ROPER TALKSJO NASBYS
Postal Official Addresses Convention
ADVANTAGES OF PARCEL POST
Speaker Points tint Mnny HensonN
Wh-Htem Superior t
thnt of Prlvnte Corpora
tions. DENVER, Colo., July 31. The working
of the parcel post law were discussed
today at tho annual convention of the
postmasters of tho flrst-clasB offices.
The principal . address was made by
Daniel C. Itopr, first assistant postmas
ter general. He explained features of
the parcel post system from the stand
point of the department at Washington.
Ills address was prefaced with a histori
cal sketch of early-day mall transporta
tion in the west.
He said In part:
"Perhaps tho greatest postal problem
today Is tho parcel post. No slnglo re
form ever undertaken In connection with
tho postal service of the United States
presents to our people such economic pos
sibilities as docs the parcel post. This
infant of six months, yet In Us swaddling
clothes, has already shown such remark
able vigor that If its development con
tinues at the present rate it will soon
tax the business capacity of the postal
officials to hold It within proper business
'.'Tho advantage over private carriers
of carrying parcels by tho postal estab
lishment Is apparent. Tho postal service Is
universal, while the express companies
(Continued on Pago Two.)
Charged With Fraud
PHILADELPHIA, July 31,-Complalnls
continue to pour In against tho "Okla
homa Boosters," who have been touring
the country In a gaudily furnished pri
vate car selling lots In Oklahoma. It Is
alleged that the "boosters" have collected
more than 31,000,000 throughout the coun
try and that tho Pennsylvania contrlbu
tldn Is about 3200,000. In Sunbury. twenty
men have been found who bvght lots
at 3350 each, paying JW down and agree.
Ing to pay 310 a month.
Three more warrants have been sworn
out by government officials followJng the
Issuing of four warrants on Monday.
The Postoffice department has received
a letter from a committee of five resi
dents of Wllks-Darrc, Pa., who went to
McAlester, Okl., to Investigate conditions
there. The letter said that lots sold to
residents of Wllks-Uarre from 3200 to J3M
wer not worth more than $25. Tho Mc
Alester land deal Is characterized in the
letter as one of tho biggest frauds ever
perpetrated in this country.
W. F. Oorsuch and Victor Rausch, who
were arrested in the "boater car" Mon
day, are still In Jail. They will have a
further hearing next Monday,
John Milne, Seismic
Expert, is Dead
NEWPORT. IsleTT Wright, England.
July 31. Prof. John Milne, the eminent
relemologist, died hern today, aged 63
years. He was well known all over the
world, as he had made extensive travels
In the United States, Australia, China,
Japan, the southern seas and Kuropo.
For twenty years he was employed by
the Japanese government, lot which he
established a chain of 1.000 earthquake
recording stations. He also completed a
seismic survey of the world for the Uritlsh
The Vacation Chute
Seven Killed by
an Explosion at
CINCINNATI, O., July 31. With soven
dead und throo others dying as the result
of tho accident to the motorcycle ot Odin
Johnson at the Lagoon motordrome last1
night, Coroner James Wise of Konton
county, Kentucky, today swore out war
rants charging Manager Eberhardt of tho
motordrome Manager WUber ot tho park
und Manager Rusch of the Motorcyclo
league with manslaughter.
Attending physicians say that at least
three of tho burned cannot recover and
that the condition of several others Is
Tho fiery fluid from tho gasoline tank
was thrown over at least thirty persons
and It Is considered surprising that the
death list did not run even higher.
The revised list of dead follows:
ODIN JOHNSON, of Salt Lake City,
WILLIAM DAVIS, 5 years. Ludlow. Ky.
HENRY ANDREWS, 15 years, at first
believed to bo Samuel Travers; Cincin
nati. . MRS WILLIAM MICHAELS, 30 years,
Ludlow, Ky. .
MISS ETHEL DUCHTATAN, 20 years,
JAMES CARTER, SO yeors. Cincinnati.
WILLIAM PETTERSON, aged 39, Cin
cinnati. Several others are In a critical condi
tion and are not expected to live.
Secretary Daniels is
on Way to Denver
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 31.
Secretary of tho Navy Daniels und party
nrrlved here at 11 a. in. from Ilutte, Mont.
He wus mot at tho station by Governor
Spry, representatives of the Twentieth
Infuntry and a local committee, who
took him Immediately to tho Mormon
tabernacle, where he listened to ar. organ
recital. A luncheon In his honor followed.
Secretary Daniels said the report of
his saying yesterday that he had re
ceived threatening letters from Industrial
Workers of the World as a result of his
Seattle speech, was Incorrect. Ho de
clared he had received no such threats.
Tho secretary's party was scheduled
to depart ut 2:35 p. m, for Denver.
MAIL ORDER PRICES FOR
LUMBER ARE LOWER
CHICAGO, July 31. Purchasers of lum
ber from mall order houses testified to
day In the federal government's suit
against the alleged "lumber trust."
K. O, ailberti u contractor of Cleve
land, O., said the mall order houses were
always ready to fill lumber orders at
short notice and that In price and quality
they wore far ahead of the local yards
A. J, Cur roll of Klllott. In., also testi
fied that In his contracting business he
had always purchased his lumber from
mull order houses In Chicago and St.
Louis becauso their prlcea were lower.
The National Capital
Thurailnr July J013.
Resumed general debate on tariff bill.
Senator Gronna attacked tariff bill, say
ing It would not benefit consumers be
cuusq II would Injuro if not destroy the
Senator Thornton, democrat, assailed
democratic party'i determination to put
sugar on free list in 1910.
Suffragists from all states presented
petitions urging woman suffrage consti
Cross examination of Murtln W. Mulhall
began before lobby committee.
Not In session, meets Friday noon.
PARCEL POSTTERMINAL HERE
Omaha to Be Distributing Point for
MAKES BIG DOT ON POSTAL MAP
I'd reel .Post Slnll IVJIt lie Con-tamed
...To nd From Oiunha In Cnrlond
Lota nnd Then Worked
A parcel post terminal station tn Omaha
In to be the next departure that will
further streugthun this clt's position on
the postal map.
This enlargement of Omaha's postoffto-)
Importance will be a direct outcome ol
tho new order eftectlvo August 15, re
ducing tho postage rate for parcels and
Increasing tho mailable size. The ter
minal will bo established and maintained
in connection with one of the railway
In his remarks to the Commercial club,
First Assistant Postmaster General
Roper Incldenlly referred to tho need ot
parcel post terminals, and explained as
tho reason thot the high cost of space
In railway mall cars tnade it cheaper and
more economical to work and distribute
the parcel post mall at terminal stations.
It Is reliably ascertained that a com
mittee ot local postal officials has al
ready In hand provisional arrangements
for a terminal here, and are negotiating
with the Union Pacific to secure tor the
government a commodious work room at
the union station, which would be fitted
up with distributing equipment. The
Plan Is to havo the parcels carried as
through consignments between the ter
minal stations and broken up and re
consigned at these points. Parcel post
mall, for example, from the cast would
bo shipped direct In carload lots to
Omaha, hud hero reassembled und made-
Into new bulk shipments, or separated
Into small consignments to the offices In
the local territory
Thcro Is no estimate yet ot the number
of persons who would be employed at the
tprmlnal station, but with the parcel
post business growing as it has, It would
be sure in time to rcqulro a large corps
Millions for Banks
of West and South
to Help Move Crops
WASHINGTON, July 3I.Twenty-f!ve
tto fifty million dollars ot government
funds will be deposited In the national
banks of the Jjotuli and west at once by
Secrotary McAdoo to facilitate the move
ment ot crops. Federal state and mu
nicipal bonds and prime commercial
paper will be accepted as security for
tho money, on which banks will pay 2
per cent Interest.
Enormous Oil Melon
Cut by Pierce Combine
NEW YORK. July 31. The llciuldatln
agents of the Waters-Plerca Oil company '
have notified the stockholders that In
consideration ot payments of 35,000,009
cash ind 110,000,000 face value of the
common stock of the Pierce Oil corpora
tion , all the property of the Waters-
Pierce company has been transferred to
the Pierce Oil corporation.
On the curb Waters-Pierce stock, which
closed last night at tl.UO bid, 11,700
asked, soon advanced to.t2,100.
By tho terms of the transfer of Waters-
Pierce stock, to the' Pierce Oil corpora
tion, holders of Waters-Pierce stocks will
receive 31,250 In cash nnd 12,625 In stock
for each share ot the old company.
WILL NOT RECOGNIZE
THE HUERTA REGIME
Chief Executive Is Not Favorably
Impressed by Arguments o
OUTLINING FRIENDLY POLICY
Does Not Contemplate Any Recogni
tion of Huerta.
BIG ESTATES ARE CONFISCATED
Sonora Proposes to Take Over Many
DIAZ TAKES MOTOR RIDE
Mexican Unvoy In Low A nitric In
Cnrefnl to Kern Avrnr from Mex
ican Colony Hostile Demon
trntlon Not Renewed.
WASHINGTON. July 31-Stronir IntU
matlons enmo from tho White House late.
today that nothing In recent conferences
with Ambassador Wilson had changed
the Judgment of President Wilson aa to
the course ho ought to pursue with re
spect to Mexico. It becamo known that
tho president wus formulating a policy
entirely friendly In character toward
Mexico and that It did not contemplate)
recognition of Iluerta under any cirt
nijr Hatnte) Conf lavnted,
DOUGLAS, Arlx., July 31. Under a la-v
Just enacted by the constitutionalist atM
congress of Sonora, holdings of the groat
land barons of tho territory under con
trol of the rebel government are de
clared forfeited. According to the ndvlcen
received hero today the government ma
chinery at Hermosllto already has been
put In operation to confiscate the estate
of all persons not In sympathy with tha
constitutionalist causa. This mimtw. in.
eludes all of tho great land owners, amoiut
inem me xorros and tho lsrraias fam
ilies, who hold millions of ncres.
The law provides also that all hold
ings which a property owner Is unabla
or unwilling to cultivate uhall bo for.
A communal committee of three ha
begun Inquiry Into all land titles.
Din Tnkes Motor Ride.
LOS ANGELK8, July 31. There being
no Indications ot further demonstration
Against hltn, General Felix Diaz, tho
Mexican special envoy to Japan, and his
suite took a motor trip today, guarded
only by Mexican secret service men. Ho
maintained secrecy as to hla destination,
bu(. it wus presumed that he Intended tn
seek an Interview with General aeronlmu
Trevlno, tho veteran soldier and asso
ciate of hla uncle. Peril rlo l)as, who re
cently announced that ho vran willing to
return to Mexico and act as Mediator
between the Warring faction.
In ourt replies to Interviewers, General
Dlux said the demonstration of Mexican
sympathisers last night, when menacing
shouts of "Death to Diaz" drowned tha
vivas of his friends, was of no conse
quence. In hla motor trip, however, the general
and his party carefully avoided tho
vicinity of the Mexican colony.
Mining Mea Htm MUsliiir.
EL PASO, Tex., July SL-Otnieals in
Juarex, Mexican nnd American, have been
unable to gain any Information regardinc
the release of RIcsel and MacDonald,
American mining men, whoso release was
promised by President Huerta, The wiro
is again down south ot Juarez, after
being In order a part of yesterday.
MINING EXPERT SLOWLY
DYING OF RARE DISEASE
NEW YORK, July Sl.-Malcolm Middle
ton, a mining expert, of Utah, la tho
fifth member of the wealthy Mlddletoa
family to come to the aid of Lclght
bourne Mlddleton, his brother, with an,
offering ot blood, but despite the sacri
fices which all have made, physicians
say that his case Is hopeless. He Is suf
fering from aplastic anaemia, a disease
that has baffled physicians. Ills younc
wife, who has already given up 16 per
cent of her blood supply In hopo oC
saving her husband's life, pleaded yes
terday to be allowed to submit to a
second transfusion, but the doctors dc-.
clared that sho could not survive a fur
ther sacrifice. Mlddleton's brother oft
fered himself at a substitute, although,
he was told by the physicians that tho
operation would only be the means cC
slightly prolonging tho sick man's life.
HEAT CAUSES ELEVEN
DEATHS IN CLEVELAND
CLEVELAND. July 31. Heat tof-
caused the death of Charles Dixon. si
years old, and of Mrs. Stella Bamberger,
CS years old. It caused Mrs. Stella Wll-
lord to attempt to oommlt suicide by
taking poison. Eight babies died from th.
effects of the heat.
Hitch Your Wagon
To a Star
This may be a commonplace re
murk, but It applies aptly to most of
us In our year-ln and year-out ex
penditures. It doesn't much matter
whether we start out to buy a can
of baking powder, a hat, a suit of
clothes or an automoblle the prin
ciple Is tho some.
Bitcb yonr wagon to a, star.
That la to say. don't be content with
Indifferent baking powder, or any old
hat, or a suit of clothes without
quality of pedigree, or an automobile
you don't know something about.
The advertising columns ot The Bee
and other dependable newspapers are
constantly Informing yoiit In nlnute
detail Just what things are bctt and
where they may be bought most con
veniently. There is really no longer any excuse
for haphazard buying If you will
resd your newspaper with care and
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