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The Omaha Daily Bee
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.OMAHA, AVE ON FS DAY
MORNING, FEBRUARY 4, lflH-TWELVK PAGES. Mf 2M L.
JLl -VI Jill JNU. 100.
SINGLE COPY TAVO CENTS.
mm whfn FiNFn
NEIGHBORS A RAIL
Hundred for Deporting One
of Sex Out of Town.
U1VN THK.ri.Ei UAXti 1U KAlStt IT
judge to uonsmer J an uoom u
Money is Not Forthcoming.
NONE OF THEM ABLE TO PAY
Court Censures Defendants Severely
in Pronouncing Sentence.
RINGLEADER CRIES BITTERLY
Victim Snuject of Ylllnfcc Gossip
and Tried by Kitchen Tribunal
and (Jlvcn Free Tril im
portation. WAUKEGAN, 111., Feb. 3. Five women
of Volo, 11L, accused of driving their
neighbor, Mrs. John "Richardson, out of
the village by riding her on a rail, to
day were fined S100 ench'by Judge Charles
Donnelly. Tho women were given three
days each to raise tho money, during
which time Judge Donnelly will consider
the advisability of Inflicting a jail sen
tence It the money la not forthcoming.
They wero unable to. pay In court.
The women fined were Mrs. A. J. Ray
mond, Mrs. Emma .Stadfeldt, Mrs. Anne
Stadfeldt, Mrs. Alma Walton and Mrs.
Chris Saole. Mrs. Emma Stadfeldt, wife
of tho village blacksmith, and known as
"Captain Emma," wus accused of being
tho leader of tho women's raiding party.
Sho wept bitterly when the fine was im
posed. Mrs. nlohardson Is tho wife of a crip
pled village storekeeper. She had been
the subject of village gossip In which. the
name of her brother-in-law wns Invlovcd.
She was tried by a kitchen court of her
neighbors six months ago and appar
ently was convicted. The women visited
her home lato one night, ordered her
from the, village, and, according to her
story, placed her on a rail and rodo her
from her home.
In imposing sentenco Judge Donnelly
censured the women severely. Their sex
alone saved the defendants, he said, from
the maximum penalty, J300 fine and s!x
months in Jail.
Attempt to Arrest
President of Peru
LIMA. Peru, Feb. 3. Unsuccessful at
tempts to arrest 'Dr. August Durand, for-
merlyJ'a.rcvolutlpnarjr leader, wero maao
hv the nolico early today. Wis residence
was searched vainly.,- Flvja visitors there
were taken into custody, A roia was
then mado on the Union club. Four mem
bers wero seized and the premises closed,
the notice leaving a guard in charge.
Tho political situation has become very
complicated owing to the demand of tho
Inhabitants of many provinces that con
gress bo dissolved, and the refusal of
the political parties to permit this course.
Congress in December refused to sanc
tion tho budget for 19H, presented to It
in August The government thereupon
issued a decree that the oia esumaies
Would remain in force for the next twelve
This action had been preceded by a
hicssago from President Bllltnghurst, In
which ho epiphaslzcd the necessity of a
loan of f33.O00.0CO.
CRAWFORD AND BURKE
MAY HAVE JOINT DEBATE
HURON, S. D., Feb. 3.-(Speclal.)-Pollticlans
and friends of both Senator
- Crawford and Congressman Burke are
anxious that one of the proposed political
debates between these two senatorial
aspirants be held In Huron, and they will
K do all they can to so arrange it. The
'dea of Joint debates between candidates
for offlco is looked on with approval as
a slmplo method ot bringing tho govern
ment right down to the people, the re
spective proposals and public records ot
those seeking preferment at the handB
of the voters being considered proper
subjects for open discussion.
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and VIolnlty
-Fair and colder. . .
5 a. m
6 a. m...., 13
7 a. m 1J
8 a. m 11
9 a. m 11
10 a. m H
11 a. m 13
12 m 15
1 p. m 19
S p. m 20
3 p. m 20
4 p. in 21
5 p. m 21
p, m 20
7 p. in 19
8 n. m 18
Comparative Local necord.
inDi.. idv 23 23 6 25
lowest today .'.'Z.',:'. 10 13 -10 18
Mean temperature 16 19 2 24
Precipitation T .00 .15 .00
Temperature and precipitation depai-
ttrf from the normal:
Normal temperature 21
Deficiency for the day ,. 6
Excess since March 1, 1913 , 1285
Normal -reclpitation 03 inch
Precipitation since March 1... 21.26 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 4.49 Inches
Deficiency cor. period 1913 4.36 Inches
Deficiency for the dnv m Inch
Deficiency cor. period 1913 13.54 Inches
Ilrportn from Slat. ou ut 7 I. ill.
Station and State
Temp. High- Rain
of Weather 7 p. m.
Cheyenne, part cloudy. 24
Denver, clear 32
-Des Moines, clear 18
Dodge City, clear 8
Lauder, Partly cloudy.. 23
North t'laiie, clear ...
Omaha, clear 19
i'ueblo, clear 30 98 ,60
Rapid City, clear 18 22 .00
Salt Lake City, clear... 28 32 .04
Santa Fe, partly cloudy 36 41 .00
Sheridan, cloudy 18 22 .00
Sioux City, clear 12 11 .00
ValMtlne, clear 16 21 ,00
T indicates trace of precipitation.
indicates below zero.
U A, WELSH, Local Forecaster.
GEORGE D. PERKINS IS DEAD
Editor and Publisher of Sioux City
PROMINENT IN PUBLIC LIFE
Served Three Terms in Connrc,
Wns Also State Immigration
Ascent, State Senntor nnil
United State Mnrlial.
SIOUX CITY, la.. Fob. 3,-George D.
Perkins, nged 71 years, for forty-five
years editor and publisher of the Sioux
City Journal, died at 6 o'clock this morn
ing In a hospital here, after several
weeks Illness, ot a complication of dis
eases. Until his fatal Illness Mr. Perkins was
nt his desk In the Journal dally and took
an nctlve part In tho management of tho
newspaper. He recently made plans for
a new- $17a,C00 home for tho Journal,
work on which has begun.
Tho history ot Mr. Perkins- last ltoiess
dales over four weeks and ono day. Upon
tho morning of Januarys ho was felling
111 and did not go to his office, which
was the first In tho regular routine ot his
dally activities as editor ot tho Journal
In years. Staying at his homo that day,
upon tho next day, January 6, Mr. Per
kins, loath to "glvo up," was at his ac
customed placo In his private office in
the editorial rooms on the third floor of
tho Journnl building. Ho remained
throughout the day, although It was ap
parent to his subordinates that ho was 11!.
And the next morning, that of January
7, Mr. Perkins was at his offlco with
the earliest ot the editorial staff, and
spent tho morning writing "ono of tho
sermons" that has been a unique fcrAure
ot tho editorial page ot the Sunday Morn
ing Journal. Although ho devoted much
time to the preparations of the editorials
ho took particular interest on tho "ser
mon" for Sunday morning, after com
pleting his work, he went to his home for
luncheon. That was Mr. Perkins last
appcaranco In the offlco of tho news
paper to which ho had devoted his life.
Mr. Perkins was prominent In the
councils of the republican party and had
served four terms In congress from the
Eleventh Iowa dlstrlct-lKU to 1S99.
In 1560 he came to Iowa and located at
Cedar Falls. In-lSS9 iie coma to Sioux
City and bought tho Journal, a weekly
newspaper, and In 1870 made It a dally
Arrangements for the funeral have not
been made yet.
Sketch of Ills Mfe.
Mr. Perkins was born In Orleans county,
New York, February 23, 18W. His father
was a lawyer. On account of his father's
III health the family moved to Indiana,
while the subject of this sketch was yet
a small boy; then to Milwaukee, where
they remained two years, and then to
Baraboo, Wis., where George D. Perkins
passed his boyhood
Tho father dlod lh 1852, leaving tho
mother to look after a family of two
sons an4 two daughters. Henry A., the
oiuer son, entered a printing office.
George D. expected to .become -.a. farmer.
ana nirca outaopucn nay.at.sio a month
The agricultural llfo frilled to appeal to
Hint; .ho followed In the. footsteps of his
brother, hls first pay as a., printer being
-l a week (without bdard). Before he left
Baraboo, however, he was earning $1 a
day, the Journeyman's wage at that time.
Henry A. sold his Interest In tho Bara
boo Republic, and they moved to Iowa in
the 'winter ot 1S00. In March of 1861 they
(Continued on Pago Three.)
Gold Miner Missing
for Sixteen Years
is Officially Dead
NEW YORK, Feb. 3.-John-Kopp, gold
miner and soldier ot fortune who dlsap
pearcd from Now York soventeen years
ago and has not been heard from In slx
teenVears, has been doclared officially
dead by Referee Michael J. Egan. If the
referee's report Is accepted by Surrogate
Cohalan, '181,253 held for Kopp by tho
city chamberlain will bo divided among
tho miner's four brothers and sisters,
Kopp was born In 1853. Ho received. an
excellent education. When he was 21
years old he went to Yreka, Slsklyu
county, Cal., his mother financing hla
search for gold.
,Ten years later he returned without
having made a "strike," but soon went
back to California. On the death of his
father in 1898 he again came to New
York and found his mother hfld deposited
money In trust for him In seven savings
In 1897 Kopp wandered away again.
June 25 of the following year a letter was
received from him dated Orovllle, Cal.
It said an epidemic of smallpox had hit
the town and ho needed money to get
away. A money order for $75 was sent
by his mother. This was cashed and its
record Is the last trace the family had of
Mrs. Kopp died in 1901 Intestate, leaving
a substantial fortune. Under the law, one-
wth was the property of the mlsslng,-on,
Littaeur Pleads '
Guilty to Charge of
I NEW YORK. Feb. S.-Luclus K. Lit.
, taeur, a former congressman, and Wll-
1 llam LUtaeur. his brother, both ot
Gloversvllle. N, Y pleaded guilty In the
federal district court today to conspiracy
, to smuggle jewelry Into this country.
Sentence was suspended..
Sentence was suspended until tomor
row. The Uttauers In satisfaction of
civil claims brought against them by tho
customs authorities In connection with
! tne smuggling, paid the government
JH.000. The brothers wero indicted on
February 27 on thr muni, rh.
ch'arged wlth attempting to evade tho
j. n v.nu i..,.i j .
duty on a Venetian diamond and pearl
fall I tlarra an1 veral other articles of
.Oo.jewerly valued at $40,000 and Intended,
.00 i it was said, for William Llttaucr's wife,
'no k"1 w accused of bringing the
'J! 'Jewels Into the country concealed In a
Oo i trunk and William of receiving them.
Author and Illntorlun Dead,
NEW YORK, Feb. S.-Mrs. Marie Rob
inson Wright, author and historian, who
traveled 2,000 miles on muleback in Mexico
and Bolivia arwj three times across the
South American continent, making the
record trip across the Andes, died Sun
day at Liberty. N. Y., according to an
nouncement published here today.
OMAHA LEADING ALL
Record is Mao
January onRu Classes of
NEW MARK SET FOR MONTH
Omaha Territory Broadening Out
and City Benefits.
MAKES UP FOR THE SHORT CROP
Although Shortage in State, Eastern
Corn Pours In.
TREND IS NOW TO THE SOUTH
Hrntn Which Formerly Montlr Wan
Routed to tho ISnut Haw Finds
n More Heady Market
lit the South.
Last month was the record January in
tho history ot tho Otnnlia Grain exchange,
tho receipts reaching 6,313 carloads, as
against 6,303 during January, 1913, which
heretofore had been Uio record.
While tho receipts wero up to the top,
tho grain shipments climbed correspond
ingly, reaching 6,941 carloads, as against
3,955 during tho samo month of last year.
Tho distribution ot receipts was as
Wheat, 1,071 cars; corn, 4.4S3; oats, 693;
barley, 44, and ryo, 14.
That the scope of tho market was ex
tended and the Omaha grain territory
widened materially Is borne out by corn
receipts. During 1912, Nebraska. Kansas
and western Iowa raised a bumper corn
crop, yet during January of 1913 receipts
were only 3.025 carloads. During tho sum
mer of 1913 tho Kansas corn crop wns
totully destroyed by dry weather and that
of the south half ot Nebraska and Iowa
badly damaged, yet regardless of this the
January receipts wero 1,400 carloads moro
than during the same month of the pre
vious year. The cause of this Increase. Is
best told by tho railroads and' their way
Scope Is Widened.
During January. 1913, Omaha grain
dealers wero content to handle tho crop
of Nebraska, western Iowa and Kansas.
Last fall and during tho present winter
they went Into new fields. They Invaded
Chicago, Kansas City and St. Louis ter
ritory, and as a result now Omaha Is
taking corn from all over tho Dakotas,
Minnesota, Missouriand from within 100
miles of Chicago. They have been able
to do this simply because they have built
up a market that Is second to none. For
instance Monday Omaha received SSt
carolads of corn, as against 60 at Chi
cago, 189 at Kansas City and 62 at St.
That Omaha has found a new market
for Its grain Is indicated by the. ship
menta . JrW to six. .months ng'6 ,rnos of
trie grain from thTs pplntrwasgolng"east,
as tllo shipments over the railroads in
dicate Now, however, the direction of
the movement has changed and practi
cally everything goes to tho southwest
and the lines In these directions show
what is being done.
' Grain to the Hontli.
During January of tho present year
these roads to tho -south and southwest
did a grain business out ot Omaha as
Missouri Pacific, 2,458; Burlington, 2,348;
Rock Island, 1,101; Wabash, 416 carloads.
Roads operating Into other territory and
haying no closo southern connection did a
grain business out as follows;
Great Western, 186; Union Pacific, 481;
Illinois Central, 157; Omaha, 9; Milwau
Tho figures of these railroads that
reach out into Chicago and Minneapolis
territory show conclusively J.hat Omaha
is Invading the territory of the othor mar
kets. During January the Northwestern
brought to the Omaha market 2,677 car
loads of grain, most of which came from
Iowa and Illinois. The Milwaukee hauled
in 1.405 cara and all of It won from Town.
Illinois and Minnesota; the Illinois Cen
tral, 042 cars, all from Iowa and Illinois;
tho Great Western, 302, all from Iowa and
Minnesota, and the Rock Island, 413 cars,
all from Iowa and Illinois,
Three Hundred Men
Are Killed inJBattle
at Gonaives, Haiti
POUT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 3.
Three hundred men of tho rival rovolu
tlonarles were killed In their battle at
Qonatvcs, according to advices received
today. The adherents of Senator Davll-
mar Theodore wero signally defeated by
the followers of General Orestos Zamor,
formerly government delegate, at Cape
Haltten, Senator Theodoro and his men
were driven back to Platsance on the road
to Cape Halten.
General Zamor today proclaimed him
self chief executive of the republic. Carlos
Zamor, government delegate at Gonaives,
assisted his brother In the battle, and
General Desormes fought by their side.
Fires broke- out In the city of Gonaives
during the battle. Fifteen houses were
destroyed, but no foreign property was
ASHES OF MAN SENT
ABROAD gY PARCEL POST
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 3. A unique
use of the parcel post was" made by
friends of the late Frederick Heist of
SfcKeesport yesterday. Ills body was
cremated and the ashes, packed securely
In a strong wooden box, wero started on
their way to Relchelshelm, Germany,
Heist's former home, by parcel post. The
parcel, believed to be the first of Its kind
sent in thl3 country, carried $1.42 pos
tage. NEW JERSEY HOUSE PASSES
TRENTON, N. J., Feb.. 3.-The house
today passed the resolution for a state
constitutional amendment extending the
right of suffrage to women. The resolu
tion now goes to the senate. If that
body adopts It the resolution will have to
be passed again by tho next legislature
before It can be submitted to a vote of
siVTsvs t-. . -
aiprnonth of 1 1 yxxA-- Ymza
Drawn for Tho Bee by Powell.
GRAND JURY INDICTS FELT
Embezzlement Charge for Cashier
of First National of Superior.
TWELVE THOUSAND IS MISSING
False Entries Made In V Hooks nnd
False Reports to Comptroller
Believed to Have Gone
Prom a Stuff ,f1orie(mnnnnti'
LINCOLN, Feb., 8.-r(8pooIal Telegram.)
Records of the First National 4ank of
Burierlor falsified to, thoanlouht of over
$6,000, embezzlement of money and notes
to tho amount ot over 312,000 more and a
false and unlawful report ot the condi
tion of tho bank made to the comptroller
of. tho treasury October 21, 1913, are the
basis of an Indictment ot seven counts
found by the federal grand Jury today
against Albert C. Felt, absconding cash
ier of the bank,
Tho first count charges Folt with con
verting to his own use 81,622.10 of the
The second count charges embezzle
ment of 2,O0O more of tho bank's funds.
The third count covors notes which
wero converted to his own use, covering
J7.9C0, signed by Jens Ruberg for 8160,
James E. Weir for $6,000, J, N. Hoffner
for $800 nnd II. F. Ayers for $1,000.
Besides thoso hoe weio s'eral othoj
notes of which the amounts are not
The fifth count covers the convertlon
of ft secondnote of Jens Ruberg for $150,
whllo the sixth count shows that Felt
falsified the report to the comptroller of
the treasury, making the reserve of " the
bank $5,000 more than It was.
The sixth and seventh counts cover
false entries In tho books of the bank,
showing that Frarik Jensen and G. W.
McKlnney were Indebted to tho bank In
the sums ot $2,653.33 and $3,000 respect
ively. Felt Disappears. '
Felt was president of tho Nebraska
State base ball league and on January 8
last went to Kearney to attend a meet
ing of the league. He refused re-election
and at the close of the meting left, saying
that he was going to Omaha. Later it
was discovered that he left tho train at
Grand Island and nothing has been heard
from him since;
It was supposed that he cither took a
Burlington train to the northwest or
doubled back on tho Union Paclflq to
some western point. Very little was done
to apprehend him and there has been
plenty ot tlmo for hi mto reach Europe,
where It is thought he has gone.
The grand jury-Is still at work on the
Sutton bank failure case and Is taking
considerable more time for It than was
devoted to the Superior failure.
Fire Destroys House
Full of Orchids
HILLSBOROUGH. Cal., Feb, 3.-A
hasty floral scheme was a conspicuous
fcaturo ot the arrangements for the wed
ding at noon today of Miss Vera De
Babla, daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Eugene
De Sabla, to Herbert Payne, a capitalist.
Thousands of orchids, intended for the
decorations, were destroyed late yester
day In a fire which swept the orchid
house of a nursory company here.
'Tho collection was said to bo unrivaled
on the Pacific coast. Mrs. Malcolm
Whitman of New York is the principal
stockholder In the company.
GEORGE P0E, SCIENTIST
AND INVENTOR, IS DEAD
NORFOLK, Va., Feb. S.-Prof. George
Poe, cousin of the poet, Edgar Allan Toe,
a noted scientist and Inventor, died here
yesterday of paralysis, aged C8, He had
been mentioned for the Nobel prizq for
scientific attainments. In 1875 Prof. Poe
liquified nitrous oxide for the first tmo,
which was hailed as a great scientific
The National Capital
Tncadny, February .1, 1D1-1.'
Met at noon.
GlasH senatorial caso was up for final
Senator Norrls Introduced n resolution
to have tho Interstate Commerce com
mission reopen Its Investigation ot New
Haven railroad affairs.
The llouNr. .
Met at 11 a. m.
Debate, qn the Immigration bill resAlmid,
with Representative Burnett forcing fcalla
for-R-nuorum- before-taking up trmrtlayea
'amendment for,. exclusion ot, Asiatics,.
Setli Low ot New York testified before
Dm Initlnlhrv rntnrrtlHoA .on Ihn namlnla-
tratlon's trust bill.
WAR ON MOREHEAD AND POOL
Suffragists in Anns Against Gov
ernor and Labor Commissioner.
NEW LAW IS NOT ENFORCED
Women Politicians Assert that Nine.
Uonr Statute for Their Sex Is
Rclnsr Woefully Neglected
hy State Officials.
Suffrage workers of Omaha and the
slate are planning a campaign against
Governor Morchead and State Labor Com
missioner Charles Pool, because these
state officials arc not enforcing the nine-
hour law for women. Just whnt' tho na
ture of tho campaign will bo the women
are a llttlo loath to say. They are stow
to come out In an open fight on a matter
of 'this kind because, they say, they feel
their principal fight now Is to get their
petitions filled oo they .may get suffrage
In this state.
They admit, however, that they are
after the governor on account ot the lax-
ness ot -his -labor commissioner on this
female labor law. They say tho negll-
genco hero Is too gross to be overlooked
"Of course, It's tho governor wo are
after," said one ot the woman leaders,
'and slnco we are gong to have the bal
lpt ieforo long he cannot afford to over
The women say that Labor Commis
sioner Pool docs not look them up 'for
Information when he Is In Omaha, os
tensibly looking for infractions ot tho
rJne-hour low, "We wrlto to him and
write to him," the women say, "and al
though tho letters nover come back to us,
he ' docs not answer them nor does he
visit our headquarters to talk matters
over with us when he is In the city."
The Second congressional district women
have headquarters ut 410 Brandcls theater
building. Numerous letters from this of
fice have gone to Mr. Pool calling his
attention to tho Infractions of the nine-
hour law In Omaha, but he has not re
Mrs. Trout's Auto
Runs Down Man
CHICAGO, Feb. X An X-ray examina
tion will be mado today to determine the
condition ot an unidentified man struck
last night by an automtble. In which
Grace Wilbur Trout, president ot tho
Illinois EqUHl Suffrage association, and
her husband, were riding. The victim
was still unconscious today. He Is
thought to have suffered a fractured
skull and Internal Injuries. The accident
occurred as Mrs. Trout and her husband
wore being driven home from a political
meeting at which Mrs. Trout had made
VANDERBILTS YACHT .
BEING TOWED TO JAMAICA
NEW YORK, Feb. I.-Krederlck W.
Vanderbllt'a yacht Warrior, which want
aground recently off the coast of Co
lombia, has been floated and is being
towod to Jamaica, according to advices
received today at the Maritime exchange,
w. f svtss it 1
"iZ- I 3UY2 8&VC3
KU6EL AFTER DRUGGISTS
Has City Attorney Draft Stringent
Ordinance to Control Them.
TO HAVE DUPLICATE REGISTER
Ordinance Introdneed In Council
Will Require Duplicate Ileicla
ters and Provides Punish
ifcht for Purchasers,'
rollco Commissioner A. O. Kugel linn
inadO his first move toward tiirj Ademp
tion or his promise of an alrtllit town.
Not only will lie closo saloons, hotels,
Cafes nhd dives where liquor Is being
or has been sold after 8 o'clock, but It
an ordlnanco he Introduced at the meet
ing ot the council In committee of tho
whole' Is passed nnd enforced tho list of
drug storo drink customers must dwindle
This ordinance, dratted by City Attor
ney John A. Rlne, provides that not only
shall the drug store proprietor and his
clerks bo held to account for the solo
of Intoxicating liquors to those not la
actual ricod ot the same for medical
purposes, but the punishment wilt fall
also on the purchaser.
Further It Is provided that, "it shall bo
unlawful tor any druggist to permit
liquor to be furnished oV sold to bo drunk
upon tho premises licensed or upon any
premises In tho Immcdlato vicinity over
which such druggist has clmrgo or con-
'Whenever It shall appear to' tho satis
faction ot the superintendent of police
sanitation nnd public safety that a drug
gist receiving d permit has sold liquor
for any purpose not authorized or has
violated any ot tho provisions ot this
section, such superintendent shall lm
piodlately suspend such permit."
Any citizen Is also given privilege o
filing churges against druggists. The
druggists will be granted hearing be
fore tho city commission before suspen
slon ot permit becomes permanent.
The ordinance makes, the keeping ot a
duplicate register of liquor purchases in
drug stores compulsory and makes it a
violation of law subject to lieavy fine
for any person to register under a fals
name or for any clcrkor employe of the
druggist to witness a false tlgnaturo or
even permit the falsification.
This Js the most stringent ordinance
ever passed In the elly dealing with the
large liquor tradefot drug stores.
Reports of druggists last year showed
in many Instances long lists of steady
customers who purchased booso for "irie
aicinai purposes.". Some of. them. It Is
said, were not allowed 'to buy drinks 1
saioons necauso of known excess. Many
women, the registers show, patronlz.i the
drug stores, obtaining Intoxicants there
regularly. Tho drug stores derive an
Immtrse revenue from ' these sates.
Prisoner Killed by
Guard at Joliet
JOLIET, III., Feb. 3. Oscar Von Hagan,
sent to the Jollct penitentiary from Chi
cago for burglary In Julv. ifiis
and killed by a guard today while at
tempting to escape, von Hagan was
said to have been a. irrniiimt nf ih. iti.
verslty of Heidelberg.
B'NAI B'RITH WILL
OPPOSE LITERACY TEST
8PRINQFIELD, Mass.. Feb. S.-A com
mittee appointed by the convention ot
B'Nal B'RIth, representing 1.GO0.00O Jews,
Mill present to President Wilson and
members ot congress a .resolution oppos
ing, the clause In the Immigration bill
relative to the literacy test The resolu
tion asks for the exemption from the
literacy test of "all aliens seeking admis
sion, to avoid religious persecution, either
through overt acta or by oppressive
WILSON OECIOES TO
LIFT EMBARGO UPON
SHIPMENI OF ARMS
REBEL AGENTS ARE JUBILANT
They Say End of the War is Now
VILLA WARNS ALLSPANIARDS
He Says They llnvn necn Aldtntf
Federals and thnt All Taken
vflth Arms Will IleKxe-
Presidcnt Will Withdraw Order Is
sued Last Year Prohibiting
Exportation to Mexico.
IT MEANS REAL NEUTRALITY
Will Place Federals and Insurgents
on Equal Footing.
ented nt Once.
MEXtCO CITY, Feb. S.-Many of tho
American residents here, on learning of
President Wilson's decision to raise the
embargo on the exportation ot arms from
the United States to Mnxtco, mado prepa
rations to lcavo tho capital for the, coast
WASHINGTON, Feb. 3.-rrestdcnl Wit-
son lias decided to lift tho embargo on
exportation of arms to Mexico. A
proclamation under tho authority ot tho
congressional' resolution ot 1912, which
wilt restore the status ot tho arms ques
tion to whore both Huerta forces and con
stitutionalists may Import nrm.i from tho
United States, soon will bo Issued from
the Whlto Houso.
News of tho action about to be taken
by President Wilson became known to
day through sources which havo been
constantly advised ot tho administra
tion's policy In Mexico. It also becatno
known that tho subject had been dis
cussed at the cabinet meeting today.
There were Intimations that an official
announcement of the administration's
purpose would be coming from the White
It Is believed that President Wilson
finally decided to raise tho embargo ttc?
being convinced that by restricting ship
ments ot arms to Mexico tho United
States was not really showing neutrality,
which was tho purposo ot the embargo,
hut was In fact showing partiality, as
tho Huerta forces wero enabled to get
large supplies from abroad, while the
constitutionalists, limited almost en
tirely to shipments from the united
States coutd get arms and ammunition
practically only by smuggling.
Opportunity for Constitutionally.
Jt has been frequently representrA
to the administration during the progress
ot-tlip Mexican negptlaliona. that If the
United mates would permit rree snip
ments of nrms to General Carranza tho
constitutionalists would undertake to rc
storo peace In Mcoclco and set up a con
stitutional government within a short
It wns understood In official circles that
announcement of the president' deter
mination to lift tho embargo had gono
forward to Chargo O'Shaughnessy In
Mexico City, probably with Instructions
to ndvlse the Huerta government.
Constitutionalist agents la Washington
learned of the development unofficially
and declared that tho end of the war
was In sight- '
Vllln Issues Wnrnlue.
JUAREZ, Feb. 3.-"-A warning was Is
sued by General Francisco" Villa today
that all Spaniards captured in tho Tor
reon campaign will be summarily doatt
with. General Villa said he had positive
proof that Spaniards in Torrcon had
taken up armo against the rebels and that
till these would bo shot Others, he said,
would bo banished from the country.
"In conformity with my conception of
Justice I wish to notify all foreign gov-,
ernmcnts that I havo posltlvo Informal
tlon that the Spanish residents of Tor
reon have sided with the fedcrat forces
there and that It Is my purpose to
execute these Spaniards If we capture
them," said General Villa.
"I am making this statement now so
that no surpriso will be expressed later
and to give such Spaniards art oppor
tunity to leave the country before they
tall Into my hands."
The news from Washington that Presi
dent Wilson has decided .to lift tho em
bargo against Importation of arms to
Mexico caused keen joy among the, rebel
General Villa said his army now would
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TEN PHASES OF ASVEBTZSXXCr
No. 1 Banks
In a new world like oura bo
much time Is given to the mad
rush and hustlo of making and
spending money that not much,
time is spent upon the nrt ot
A ridiculously Binall number
of our people understand even
the first principles of banking
or tho functions of a bank. As
a result our people are' not
thrifty and only a few onjoy
the benefits of Baying.
The "banks themselves are fce
glnnlng to realize this and In
many of' the most progressive
localities are telling the pub
lic, In simple, everyday lan
guage, just -what banking and
saving really means.
Reading this kind ot adver
tising is expected to do much
toward making a nation of
cavers Instead ot a nation of
Tomorrow, talk No. 2 will
speak of telephone and tele
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