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VOL. X LIU -NO. 131.
0MA1IA, TUESDAY MOUSING, NOVEMBER 18, 1UKJ TWELVE PAGES.
SINGLE COPiT TWO CENTS.
STRIKE OF RAILROAD
WORKERS ON SONSET
LINES REACHES END
Employes and Officials of Southern
Pacific Agree Upon Basis for
TRAIN SERVICE IS RESUMED
Company Will Meet Federated Com
mittce of Four Unions.
WHT.ETfi SOON BEGIN TURNING
Twenty Minutes After Settlement is
Announced Things Move.
MASSES OF .MAIL PILED UP
Termination of AVnlknnt ltronitlit
About tr Pnrtlen to Dispute Ac-
crPtlnR Federal .Mediation
HOUSTON, Tex.. Nov. 17.-The strike
of operating employes of tho Southern
Pacific lines In Texas and Louisiana was
ended today when tho railroad yielded to
demands of the men to meet a federated
committee of the four unions In tho con
troversy. The men wero ordered to re
sume work Immediately.
. Announcement of the settlement was
made by General Manager W. O. Van
Vleck of the Sunset central, lines here
and was confirmed by the federated
committee or the strikers.
Within thirty minutes after the an
nouncement was made that tho strike
had been ended wheels which had been
Idle began to turn In the Houston rail
Mnll Flies Up.
During tho strike mall piled up at many
towns and supplies of merchandise ran
low In towns which depended exclusively
on the Southern Pacific for Bervlcc.
Orders have been Issued for a genera!
resumption of train servloo on old sched
ules. Tho federation claims It won all It con
tested for, that Is recognition of n Joint
committee, and adjustment of differences.
It was expected full service would be
restored within twelve hours.
The strike began November 1J at' 7 p.
m. During the tleup not a freight wheel
was moving on 2,400 miles of' track and
no act of violence was reported. Com
pany officials helped to man enough en
gines to keep about a dozen passenger
trains In motion.
Strikers submitted sixty-seven griev
ances, somo of them dating back two
years. The question of wages was not
Involved except for -firemen.
te'dlnilon' SnBKtloii Acerntrri.
, WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. The termina
tion of the strike was brought about by
the, railroad and Its elnployes accepting
the proposal of the federal board of medl
atlon and .conciliation, that the railroad
meet tho committee of four unloiiH. This
proposal was sent from herd last night
by the board and stipulated that In
event of refusal by cither party the
question should go before the federal
board for an estimate.
Word of the settlement of the strike
was received by President Wilson, who
has been much Interested because of tho
position transportation lines along the
Mexican border occupy In relation to any
movement of the border patrol to enforce
Much in Earnings
.of Union Pacific
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 17.-(Speclal Tel
egram.) Thirty-eight per cent of the
gross earnings of the Union Pacific rail
road on its entire system was made In
Nebraska, according to a report filed
with the state railway commlssoln to
day. The total earnings of the company
were fcH.6SS.230, of which $19,391,751 was
derived from Nebraska. Thirty-one gen
eral officers receive On an" average .of i
S19.H a day; telegraph operators and d's-j Itequestlng tho secretary of the Treas
patchers average $2.70; general office ury to enforce the law against Importa-
clerks R.4S; station agents, 2.S; track-Jtlon
The Grand Island road did not pay op
erating expenses In Nebraska last year,
earning Sloo,073. and spent O),023.
The United States Express company
earned KS9.00Q In this state, and paid out
)54,087 as expenses. The total receipts In
the United States were J21.62O.710, of
which about one-half went to railroad
The company claims a loss for the year
on operation of 1100,000.
FLIRTING IN DARKNESS
DRAWS JAIL SENTENCE
NEW TORK, Nov. 17. Darkness of
moving picture theaters has proved such
a cover for annoying flirtations that Mag.
lstrate Campbell, In night court last night,
sentenced to the work house for ten days
a young man who had spoken to three
young women sitting Jn front of him at u
'movie show," The magistrate declared
that "this moving picture mashing done
under cover of darkness cannot be tol
erated for an Instant" and Bald he would
deal severely with prisoners brought be
fore him on such a charge.
Temperature at Outatin Vetcrd".
-Fair; colder Tuesday.
Kor Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
j lours. Lies-
5 a. in 16
6 a. in IT
7 a. in 4T
8 a. m 4
a. m 44
It a. in
11 a. in 49
li m 50
1 i.. m St
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p. Si 31 I
4 . n SI I
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" p. w.
S p. m.
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TO
SPEAK HERE TODAY.
Leaders in Congress
Trying to Arrange
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17.-Prospects of
separates conferences of republican and
democratic senators over currency legis
lation loomed up again today with some
sentiment that congress might adjourn
while they were being held.
Chairman Owen of thn banking com
mittee and Majority Leader Kern said
they saw no objection to a short adjourn
ment, but they did not know tho presi
dent's attitude. IJoth sections of the
bnnklng committee continued work today.
Tie democrats expect u report ready fur
tlm scnato by Wednesday.
Senator Nowlands of Nevada In a
speech from tho floor today outlined his
plan by which reserve associations would
bo formed In each state and federated
Into a general federal reserve association,
lie urged early action on currency legis
Messages- of reafsurance are speeding
to members of tho houso who have seen
themselves listed as "Absent" on tho
dally roll call In the closing days of tho
long extra session. Acting Majority
Loader Johnson of Kentucky said ho had
received renewed assurances from Minor
ity Leader Mann that the latter would
no longer Insist .on tho, dally roll call on
niotons Jo adjourn.
Athc5nt1(?"diT:r75crHtr declined to allow"
the houso to recess or to tnke up routine
business Mr. ,Mann started out to show
in tho record that tho democrats were
not "on the Job." As n result every day
tho democrats found it necessary to call
the roll In order to adjourn tho house.
Absent democrats have been writing to
the majority leader anxiously to know
why their absence was constantly being
Executive Council of
Federation of Labor
Wins on Every Point
-SEATTLE, Wash., Nov.
American Federation of Labor
lion devoted the morning today
to con- i
eldcratlon of the report of the resolu
tions committee reflecting the sentiment
of the executive council uud was adopted
on every point. Upon a resolution of "open
the postal banks to full use by the peo
ple," however, tho Insurgents mustered S3
votes to the administration's K.
Itosolutlons were adopted as follows;
Advocating construction and repair ot
all naval vessels In navy yards.
Urging tho Industrial relations com.
mission to Investigate conditions on the
Pennsylvania railroad system.
Urging higher wages In navy yard und
a Saturday half-holiday for nil govern-
of convlct-labor-mudc goods.
Demanding government regulation und
supervision of unloading of vessels to i
protect the lives ot 'longshoremen.
Favoring direct Investment of postal
KflVltll flfmnNltM 111 rllstrln tinnH.
The report that President Gompers was
conslde.lrg retirement und would be nf-j"'
fered the position of historian of the
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icu.tauuii aim CUHUi III (lit: UIIICIBI iapcr
was contemptuously denied-by Gompers. I
News of settlement of tho Texas rait
road strike was received Jubilantly.
Gibson Pleads Not
Guilty to Larceny
lectod at the teachers' primary, Chancel-
NKW YOJtK, Nov, 17.-Ilurton W. Gib- 0r Avery. Superintendent Alice Florer
son, the "New York lawyer who was tried !of York and It. M. Campbell of Columbus
twice without result for the murder of I have notified the secretary that they will
his client. Sirs. Itosa M. Srabo. on Green-1 withdraw from the race. This leaves the
wood lake July IS. lSli. ploaded not guilty j fght bftwcen Miss Kate Mcllugh of
today to four Indictments, charging hlmlomaha and A. O. Thomas of Kearney,
with larceny snd forgery in administer- j recently deposed from the Kearney Nor
Ins her 10,orC state. The murder Indict- j lnal ,chool.
ineiu hub quasnea ajirr wie jury in the i
second trial had been unable to agree on j
On Gibson's representation that he was
pennllefs, the court assigned a lawyer
ments. Ills examination went over till
November SI. i
mii 7r"n mil i nnur inrfo-r
on a speaking tour
NEW YORK, Nov. IT. -William Sulier,
deposed governor and member-elect of
the next legislature, has arranged to
spend the next six weeks on a tour of
western cities to spread further his de
nunciations ot Tammany Hall, which he
has repeatedly charged with a plot to re
move him front office Ills topic will tie
Treason of Tammany," and his
tour will take him as
west as the
! Sixty-Five Workers from New Jer
sey Received by Wilson at
COME TO PLEAD FOR "CAUSE"
to Mention It in
THERE WITH SALVE
Says Appointment of Committee
They Desire Considered.
MARTTNE SHOWS HIS TEETH
Senator Heelnrr llr Probably Will
A olo Annlnxt the Proponed
ment. WASHINGTON. Nov. IT.-Slxty-flve
suffragists from New Jersey visited the
executive offices at tho White House tit-
j day, and, though they had no previous
engagement, were promptly received by
"We came to ask you to maKo suffrage
a national question," Mrs. E. V, Kelckert,
head of the delegation, told tho president,
"and we would like you to Include In
your annual message support for tlm
constitutional amendment now pending
to grant to women the right to vote. We
would like also If you would uso your
efforts to have the committee on rules
In tho house appoint a woman suffrage
committee to push consideration of tho
amendment now pending In the senato
and on which we would tike to see an
Jimt TnlktiiK About Mnttrr.
"I was Just talking the other day,"
returned tho president, "with somo gen
tlomen from the house about the appoint
ment of a committee and wo have the
matter under consideration."
"Oh, thank you," chorused the" women.
A California woman who had been
watting to shake hands with the presi
dent slipped into tho line.
"I voted for you, Mr. Wilson," she said
The suffragists mot wltlj opposition
when they visited the capltol and Im
portuned 'Senator Martlno to champion
their cause in the senate. Tho New Jer-
a At sAnslns In hamIm in n il I rvil n I na -
Hon by opo ot the suffragists, declared
. ... . - i '
inai no um -not iavr me proposea en
franchisement?1 of women, and that ho
probably would tvoto against the proposed
amendment if it should come to an early
issue In congress.
After their reception by Senator Mar
tine nt tli senate, they went to the house
end of tho capltol and presented peti
tions and arguments to New Jersey mem
bers of the house. '
Sftriator'Martlne.was crjtfclsed by. some
ot tho suffragists, during the khort con
ference In the senate hiatblo room (or
having circulated llteraturo In opposition
to woman suffrage; The senator sold he
had had the senato print as a publlo
document an address by Miss AnnJe
Dock of Los Angeles, In opposition to suf
frage, but he assured the women that he
would give tho same publicity to ony
suffrage address they cared to prepare.
Object to MniiirliiK of Woman,
NEW HAVEN, Conn.. Nov. 17,-The
Fntrhaven Women'B Political union,
through its president, Mrs. Surah Devlin,
sent a letter to President Wilson yester
day requesting Mm to use his Influence
to save Mrs. Uessle J. Wakefield from
hanging next March for the murder of
A mass meeting to protest against the
hanging will be held here Wednesday
night under the auspices of the Women's
Political union. Similar meetings arc
being planned throughout the state.
Governor Baldwn Is receiving many let
ters daily, urging him to Intercede. If
Mrs. Wakefield's sentence Is carried out
she will be the first woman to be hanged
in Connecticut since colonial days.
Not Enter Race
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Nov, 17.-(Spdal Telegram.)
The secret meeting, a specialty In edu
cational circles, was again invoked today
! when the executive committee of the
State Teachers' association met in the
secret chamber of the state superinten
dent's office for the purpose of discussing
w,h!-'hol,'d?e don7ard1 he move
' th? mdidte nominated at
t",!Ute TeacI,"B 'nceti ln maha t0
withdraw from the rece.
All members' but Cllppenger of Sutton
. were present and most of tho afternoon
was spent In secret conclave. Occasion
ally Superintendent Delzell would rush
, Into the public office and talk over tho
. phone, but when reporters sought to enter
they were warned to keep out of range
! of the pljone conversation.
I Of the five candidates for president se-
At the meeting today It was given out
j by Superintendent Dclzell that the com-
I If i ( ( les V a Unnnlmnlls vnta 1 l A t A
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i selves and then the committee would con
sult the constitution and do as they
i Principal m Two
Murder Trials Dead
SIOUX PALLS, 8. D., Nov. 17.-Mr.
Kmma Kaufmann, principal In two sen
sational trials for the murder of Miss
Agues Polrels, a IS-year-old servant In
her home, in IMS, died today. At her
flrtt trial she was found guilty of man
slaughter, but at the second of simple
battery and fined $100. The trials at
tracted national attention.
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
PICK LAND IN THE RESERYE
Holder of Chance No. 5 Fioks First
North Platte Farm.
HANS DUBBS OF 00LUMBUS
First Three Properties Oilmen Kstl
niMteil tn lie Worth 7, )) I'.ncli
First Three Numbers Will
Pick nt Vnlrntlnr.
Telegram.) Tho selections of land In tho
X'nltcd States forcsi reserve under num
bers drawn nt North Platte on October
is commenced this morning at 9 o'clock
with Judge Jsnies W. Wlttcn, superin
tendent In charge, assisted by Frank L.
Wood, chief clerk of the United States
land office at Gregory, S. D.
None of the first three numbers was
represented by their holders and after
u lapse of twonty minutes the next three
numbers were called und two responded.
Hans Dubbs of Columbus, Neb., No. 5,
was allowed tho first selection and took
section 9, town 22, range 40, Odcll
Crcunso of Naponce, holder ot No. 6,
got Becond cholco and selected section
15 ln the same town and range. Thcso
tw6 selections are considered tho best
land In tho resorve and the estimated
value as they stand today is (7,000 each.
W. II. Marsh, No. 10, got third choice
and secured a section valued at about
the same price. There 612 tracts open for
.election In the forest reserve. Ktfly
lames and numbers wei called today
to which twenty-three responded.
This means that forty-stven number
holders will mnko selections In tho Fort
Niobrara abandoned mlllta'y reservation
near Valentine next April, whir 130
tracts of land niay be taken under the
numbers drawn at North Platte if tho
holders so desire. There are fu.ly :00
strangers hero and alt aro pclng nl'.ly
taken ca of In every way, with ac
commodations ready for another 300.
Jhn Vakoo of Verdlgree, It was dis
covered by Judge Wltten, made two reg
istrations, one at Valentine and the other
at North Platte and both were drawn
as Nos. 'j and 132!. Cakoc satisfied Judge
Wltten that he had been honestly mis
taken, having been Informed he had tho
tight to make registration at each place
and he was allowed to keep his number
1322, under the first registration at Val
entine, the second registration. No, 9,
mode at North Platte, being cancelled,
TWO CHICAGO PIONEERS
DIE AT ADVANCED AGES
CHICAGO. Nov. 17.-Ohleago's oldest
worjisti resident, Mrs. Harriet E. ftayre,
94 years old. Is dead at her home In
Mountclalre, a suburb. Sho came to this
city seventy-two years ago wfth her par
ents In an ox drawn wagon and was the
donor of Sayre park to the city. Mrs,
Sayne witnessed the transformation of
Chicago from a tented village to a mod
efn city. The house In whloh her par
ents received friendly protection from the
Indians during the outbreaks of the early
fifties still stands near her late home.
William McEvoy, jone of the fifty-two
printers who organized Chicago Typo
graphical Union No, 16 In June, ISIS, Is
dead at his home In this city. Mr.
MnEvoy began his trade as an apprentice
, 1 1. 1 FT. J I I ' a. a
primer on mo iuvsu inmni in i(
He was SI years old.
The National Capital
Monday November 17, 1DKI,
Met at noon.
Winston Churchill's naval holiday was
endorsed In a resolution. Introduced by
Hanking committee continued work on
administration curreney bill.
Met at noon
Progressive Leader Murdoek introduced
his party s autl-trust bins.
Adjourned at 12 10 V m. without tran
acting any business until noon Thuri
Becomes Acute in
Republic of Panama
PANAMA, Nov. IT. Tho Chinese ques
tlon assumed a serious turn In the re
public ot Panama today. All the Chinese
merchants,' wholesale and retail. In this
city, in Colon and at points In the In
terior numbering moro than 1,600, acting
according to n prearranged plan, closod
their places ot business after posting
notices stating that the doors had been
shut for the purpose of taklngr sjiln
Tho demonstration whs nu effort to
compel the Panama government to recede
from Its program relative to tho new
registration law. Tills lsvv compels
Chlneso residents to tako out new cer
tificates ot registration and pay an addi
tional fee, or render themselves liable to
flic closing of the small stoies has
already caused considerable, hardship on
the poorer classes, to whom the Chinese
sell butter, lard, rice und other articles
In small quantities as low as 2i cents a
trade tho native merchant doos not caro
to handle. Much annoyance has al
so been cuused by tho nondelivery of
laundry. If the laundries nre not re
opened within a reasonable time, tho
police have been authorized to take
Tho Panama government today an
nounced Its decision to stand firm.
Orders wero issued to all provincial gov
ernors to proceed with the arrest of Chi
nese not complying with the registration
law before November 25. Tho Chinese
shop keepers In tho canal zone have not
and Two Strikers
Shot in Fight
CALUMET, Mich., Nov. 17.-In a pistol
fight between copper mine strikers and
deputies at tho Qulnoy mine today.
Harry narkcr. adeputy sheriff, was
shot through tho abdomen. Two strikers
suffered flesh wounds.
Tho fight started when a parade of
strikers on their way to Hancock mot
nonunion men going to work. The par ado
stopped and tho deputies stationed along
tho routo ordered the strikers to move
on. They refused. A shot was fired from
the strikers' ranks which struck Mar
ker. He returned tho fire, a bullet strik
ing John Troclit, who Is alleged to have
fired tho first shot A general fight
ensued ln which eight shots were fired,
one slightly wounding another striker,
Tho troublo was anticipated by Sheriff
Cruso last night because of word which
had reached his office that attempts
'would bo made to stop work at Qulncy.
The situation there and on the south
rang was described as "ugly."
Marshal Asks Two
Troops of Cavalry to
Take Eight Indians
WASHINGTON, Nov. 17,-The United
States marshal for New Mexico today
asked for two troops of cavalry to take
eight Navajo Indians, who are charged
with rioting and horse stealing, and who
have fortified themselves In the moun
tains near .Ship Hock. Major General
Carter, In command of tho border patrol,
has authority to send the troops' and the
request was turned over to him.
Editor F. P, Glass
fllllMINGHAM, Ala. Nov, lT.-FYank
I'. Glass, editor of the Ilinnlngham News
and president of the Montgomery Adver
tlMr. was today appointed United States
senator bv Uovernor O'Nell to au'ce'd
the lute Senator Joseph K Juhust'jn The
tenri expires Marrh , J'l,,
U. 3 3EITATC
d E mockatic "ctrartErrcY
NEW CANDIDATE IN FIFTH
L. Keestcr of Mind to Be Candi
date for Congress.
CHANGE FOR PARTY UNION
Chnlrmnit Unperson nrllevcs IXepnli.
llemis Conld Pull Together .If
T. n. Would Yield on Na
(tTom a Staff Corrpen8erit,)
L1NCQLN, Nov, lT.-(BpeclsJ.)-Tho po
litical situation tn tho Fifth congressional
district tins been further complicated" by
It. L. Koestt r's decision to s'sek tho nom
ination for congress In that district on
the bull moose ticket.
Mr. Keestar tried conclusions with the
present congressman, Silas Rarton, for
tho nomination In 1912, making his fight
on tho platform that ho was a "progres
sive republican," but failed to land. Us
Is ot the opinion that he will stand a
better chance next time,
This move on the part ot Mr. Kecster
has started the talk again whether there
Is any prospect of the republicans of Ne
braska getting together at the next elec
tion. When Judge Epperson, chairman
of the progressive wing of tho republican
state committee, was In Lincoln a few
days ago, ho expressed the belief that
there would be a good chance of repub
licans pulling together next fall If "out
stdo Influence'1 would keep their hands
He did not specify what tho outside In
fluences were, but ln the courso of his
conversation, stated that it Theodora
Roosevelt nnd Governor Johnson persisted
In maintaining the bull moose organiza
tion there would not be as good a chance
for the republicans to forget their differ
ences. Ho thought thera was a good
prospect that the third party would put
candidates In the field at the primary but
thought their showing would be so weak
that they would cut little figure In tM
"1 have received a lot of letters from
different parts ot the state," said the
Judge, 'and all ot them show a ten
dency for getting together. They speak
especially of the feeling among republic
ans of both factions that the differences
ot the past should be forgotten and a
convention called to take steps toward
an united front In the next election
against tho opposition."
In talking ot thr matter today ex-Gov-er.nor
Atdrlch sold that he was ln favor
ot a -complete change In the representa
tion of the party in the nextytiatlonal
convention. The south has too strong a
hold In both conventions, according to
the governor, and there ought to bo a
more equal distribution of representation.
"Tho reins of government aro now ln
the hands of the south," said Governor
Aldrlch, "and It Is nil due to giving south
ern states representation both tn the na
tional conventions and In congress on a
less percentage of voters than we have
In the north. In many places In the
south congressman and delegates repre
sent one-third as many people as do our
representatives up here, and It ought to
be remedied someway."
SICK JINX WORKING AMONG
THE FIRST PRESBYTERIANS
The sick Jinx Is working among the
congregation of the First Presbyterian
Elder C. W. Hicks, 210 South Twenty
fifth street, and Nathan Merrtatn. 213
South Thirty-fourth street, are both con
fined to their homes and under the care
Secretary William Kiewit of the Sun
day school of the church was hurt In an
auto accident last week and has Just
been discharged from St. Joseph hospital.
Mrs. K. M. Morsman, Mrs. Frank E nff
Ier, Miss Mabel Kiewit and Sands F.
Woodbridge, Jr., all members of the
church, are In local hospitals. They are
No epidemic or connection between the
rases of sicknoss Is known to exist, but
I there Is mu. h more illness In the congre
gallon than sua'
DICTATOR HUERTA TO
IS LATEST REPORT
Member of New Congress Says Act
ing: President Will Resign at
Beginning of Session.
BREAKING POINT DRAWS NEAR
Rumors that American Embassy
Will leave Capital Soon.
mtVISION IN THE CABINET
Minister Aldalpe Resigns by Request
and Blanquet May Quit.
MANY FOREIGNERS EATING
Trains for Vrrn I'rni Crorraert 'with
Atnerlcnnn nnd Other Who Hare
Come In from Smnller
MEXICO CITY, Nov. 17. Ths report
was revived today that General Huerta
Intended to resign on tho convening of
congress In regular srsslo'n on Thursday.
It was based on the alleged declaration
of ti member of the new chamber of dep
uties. MEXICO CITY, Nov. 17,-An early sev
erance of relations between the United
Ptates and 'Mexico Is regarded here as
Inevitable. Nono of the newspapers,
whether printed In English or Spanish,
published more than the briefest dis
patches today touching tho situation and
no Indication was given hi these ot the
Intention of Washington toward Mexico.
Whether the United States embassy is
to remain or bo Immediately withdrawn
appears to be a matter ot which Nelson
O'Shaughnessy, tho American chargo
d'affaires, himself, Is uncertain. Tho
staff of the embassy Is ready to leavo
at a moment's notice' and little surprise,
would be felt here, si though much alarm
would be caused, In case Mr, O'Shaugh
nessy nnd Kls establishment should tako
the evening train to Vera Crux.
Thcro was considerable gossip In polit
ical circles today ot further changes tn
the Mexican cabinet. .
General Aurellano Dlanquet, the minis
ter of war, Is said to have had a mis
understanding with President Ituert
which may cause him to leave his post.
With the departure of Manuel Uarxn,
Aldalpe, lata minister of tho interior,
foreigners hero feel the cablnejt has lost
one of its most level-headed men, an
official whoso moderation could be de
pended on. Ills successor has 'not yet
In the meantlmt. General Huerta, s
proceeding with hUHrliiKL organ!
the new congress, regardless of tho noUco
glyetfio him by John JJnd that serious)
conkoqusnces would follow such a step.
Ths chamber or deputies was ordered
to hold A session today for the purpose,
ot revlslnc the credentials ot Its mem
bers. Unless the United States finds a
means to bring about alteration ot tho
present plans, th first regular meeting
of that house will occur on Thursday.
The exodus of foreigners, especially
Americans, continued today. The trains
to Vera Cruz wero Jammed. It was as
serted at tho American embassy that no
now Instructions had been received.
Many American cltlsens have reached
hero from smaller towns In tho Interior
of Mexico. A number of business con
cerns hers whoso headquarters are abroad,
have received cable Instructions to send
ths women and children ot their em
ployes out ot the federal capital,
All the ministers of foreign countries
are still hero and It Is not anticipated
any of them will leave their posts even In
casa" of Intervention.
Admiral Von Illntze, the German min
ister, declared today that he believed.
there was no reason for anxiety. "A plan
is being considered," he said, "by which,
armed intervention will almost sorely be
llprrtn im Snre to Go.
WASHINGTON, Nov. ll.-Presldent
Wilson does not regard the Mexican st-,'
uatlon as having reached any such
critical stage as to require tho closing
of the American embassy. Discussing re
ports to that effect today he said Chargo
O'Shaughnessy neither had been given
his passport nor had he been told to corns
back. Whllo details as to persons had
changed, yet the main circumstances re
mained substantially the same as when
the president previously expressed a
favorable view of tho situation.
Summing up the status of affairs, th
president indicated that while the per-
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The Art of Givini
Have you ever received a
gift that somehow seemed to
lack the personality that a gift
between friends Bhould have?
To be a real and satisfactory
gift It should carry with It tho
personality ot the giver and
show the thought and care
used In its selection.
A real gift Is one that la
warm with the friendship that
The Christmas season ap
proaches with swift foot-two
hardly realize it. It is there
fore a wise person who begins
now to pick and choose und
consider in order that the gifts
selected may represent a great
deal more than so many dol
lars' worth of merchandise.
Each day advertisers In. The.
Bee are suggesting and calling
to your attention countless ar
ticles of every price, kind and
If you will begin now to take
advantage of these daily offer
ings your shopping will bo male
easier and your gifts will bs
more than mere presents.
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