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VOL. XLT1I NO. 251.
OMAHA, SATURDAY MORNING. MAY IB, 101 1. SIXTEEN PAGES.
On Trains and at
Botel Hew Stand. 80,
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
NEW COMMANDER NEBRASKA
DEPARTMENT. " A R
MASKEQ BANDITS HOLD
Closing in On Him
UP ORIENTAL LIMITED
Two Men Loot Baggage and Mail
TO AWAIT MEXICAN
ENVOY W CAPITAL
Preliminary Conference with Agents
of Huerta and United States
May Be in Washington.
REASON FOR DELAY IS NOT TOLD
Car of Great Northern Train
tern in Hurry !
Kfe His Hands.
ZAPATA HAS HUERTA
BOTTLED UP WAITING
FOR VILLA'S COMING
Southern Bandit Reported to Have
Dictator in Position He Can
ATTACK UPON SALTILLO BEGUN
Constitutionalists Hear Fighting On
i in San Luis Potosi.
7lLLA (f V ,.
REBEL ACTIVITY EVERYWHERE
Carranza Assures Consuls Foreigner?
Will Be Protected.
FORCES REST AT MAZATLAN
Obreffon Make No Move to Follovr
Hp the Advantage Gained In
the Fortnight's Selge of
LOS N'GELES, Cal., May 15.-Tcle-fframs
received today at Mexican con
stitutionalist headquarters In this city
are summarized as follows:
"Zapata has surrounded Mexico City to
keep Huerta bottled up and prevent his
escape, until the arrival of Villa.
"Villa began the attack on Baltillo to
day. "Obregon has entered Mazatlan, and ex
pects ito capture or kill the few remain
ing men of the federal garrison In a few
' ' "Fighting is In progress In the streets
of.fi,an Luis Potosi.'
Activity In All Quarters.
EI, PASO, Tex.. May 15. General Car
ranzai'Vho Is in Durango, is in receipt
of news of tremendous military activity
In' all Quarters of the country, according
to a message from Jsadra Fabela, acting
minister of foreign relations today.
(Ircat activity was reported to Carranza
from the forces under General Pablo
Gonzalez at Tamplco and General Obre
gon has sent word that he expected to
announce the capture- of Mazatlan on the
raclfic 'coast within a few days.
General Carranza expects the first at
tack on Saltlllo by General Villa to be
made this week and is confident that the
capture of that town will foUow aoon,
although the possibility of a desnerate
resistance from the federal garrison is
, AJasso Taken.
General Carrera Torres, In command
of the constitutional troops before San
I.uli Potosi, also la expected to assault
that federal stronghold this week, while
the announcement has come from the
south that Geaeral Zapata, occupying
Cuarrisvac, has . stormed and takes, the
VThe American jeonsul and vice consuls
representing Spain, Germany and Prance
Jtayeroade visits of courtesy to Carranza,
who .gavo them assurance that the for
eigner would be protected.
" Won't Clear Vessel.
ON BOARD UNITKD STATES
STBAMSH1P' CALIFORNIA, MAZAT
LAN, Mexico. May H, Via Wireless to
San Diego, Cal.. May IB. In spite of Gen
eral Huerta's revocation of his order
closing the ports of Mexico to American
shipping, the port officials of Mazatlan
refused today to clear the Pacific Mail
liner Newport for San Francisco. Rear
Admiral Doyle issued papers to the Now
port which will serve as clearance papers
and explain to the customs collector at
San Francisco the absence of an official
The constitutionalist and federal forces,
who hftvo been battling Incessantly for a
fortnight over the possession of Mazat
lan, rested today. General Obregon, com
manding the constitutionalists, had made
no final move to follow up the advantage
galn'ed'ln the last two weeks of siege.
Snipers Prove to
Be Mexicans and ,
Are Given Freedom
WASHINGTON, May 15. The .five so
called South American snipers, under ar
rest In'Vera Cruz for firing on American
sailors, and marines, have turned out to
be Mexicans and have been released in
pursuance to the action taken In the case
oV other Mexicans arrested during the
Forecast till 7 p. ro. Saturday: .
:For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Saturday unsettled, with probably show
ers. Temperature at Oroaha Yesterday.
5 a. m 47
6 a. m 43
7 a. ro 51
8 a. m...... S3
9 a. m M
10 a. m Gt
11 a. m 67
1 U m 7U
1 p. m 71
S p. m 73
t p. m 77
4 p. m 73
5 p. m 72
6 p. m 71
7 p. m 70
S P. m 09
Comparative Local Record,
1914. 1913. 1912. Ull.
73 6S 65 SI
47 50 49 3
. 6 58 GO 74
. .00 .00 .00 T
Highest yesterday. .
Mean temperature. .
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature 62
Deficiency for the day 2
Total excess since March 1 49
Normal precipitation .16 Inch
Deficiency for the day Winch
Total rainfall since March I. ...4.80 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 1.67 inches
Excess for cor. period, 1912.... 3.46 inches
Deficiency for cor. peilod, ill! l.JB inches
Iteporta from Stattoas at 7 1. 31.
Station and State ' Temp. Ulgh- RaJn-
of weatner. 7 p. m. eat. rail.
BO u ,C0
60 62 T
W 70 .00
70 7S .00
64 66' T
en 74 .00
60 fit .
65 72 .00
66 6S .00
Deo Moines, clear..
North Platte, clou
Valentine, dear ...
I indicates irace 01 precipitation.
1 A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
O. H. DURAND.
Maas Had 'Orders Not
to Resist Landing
of American Force
SAN FRANCISCO, May 15. That Pro
visional President Huerta, had Issued apo
clflc orders to General Gustavo Mnas,
commanding the Mexican forces at Vera
Cruz, to offer no opposition to the land
ing of the Americans there and that those
orders wero disobeyed by General Maas
on his own responsibility Is a statement
vouched for today by E. De Morelos, a
Mexican architect, on his' arrival here
from Vera Cruz, via New Orelans.
"I had confidential information," said
De Morelos, "that President Huerta and
General Blanquet, Vnlnlster of war, had
ordered General Maas not to resist the
American occupation, but to retreat with
his men to the hills.
"I talked with Maas on the evening of
April 20. He told mo he had received such
orders and that they had not been coun
termanded. 'But," he said, 'I am going to
"Upon receiving news of tuo landing of
Admiral Fletcher's marines, Maas precip
itately fled at 9 o'clock on the morning of
April 21, leaving his sword, flag, decora
tions and personal effects in his resi
dence at the commandonclo."
Do Morelos is accompanied by his wife,
formerly Mile, Laure- Prevet of Paris,
portrait pointer. They remained in Vera
Cruz during the fighting, leaving there
,May 3 on the Norwegian steamer Haakon
for New Orleans, arriving here last night
After Maas' :fllghtt his daughter, Scnora
Rodriguez, wife of a Spanish rcalden't'of
Vera Cruz, went, Morelos -eald,"to'tho
French consul and begged him to reepver
her father's sword, flag- and -decorations.
This the consul 'did.
Wheeler Unable to
Accept Place on
Bank Reserve Board
WASHINGTON, May 15.-Harry A.
Wheeler of Chicago, vice president of tho
Continental Trust company, has declined
a membership on the federal reserve
board. President Wilson has received &
lettor from Mr. Wheeler expressing his
regret that he is unable to accept the ap
pointment recently offered him because
of business connections which he cannot
The president now has two places to
fill on the board. Dr. Adolph C. Miller
of San Francisco, Paul M, Warburg of
New York City and W. P. G. Harding of
Birmingham, Ala., have all accepted. Be
sides selecting two more men, the presi
dent must designate one of them as gov
ernor and another as vice governor. He
Is canvassing again the list of 160 names
which was before him when he made hli
He Is anxious now to select some one
from the middle west, either Chicago or
St. Louis, and some one from New Eng
land, to preserve a geographical balance
on the board. One of the two to be se
lected will be a republican.
Bryan Tells Huerta
He Acts in Hostile
Way in Parks Affair
WASHINGTON, May 15. - Secretary
Bryan informed the Huerta government
today that the State department con
sidered the action of the Mexican federal
authorities in withholding . 'Information
concerning the whereabouts of Private
Samuel Parks a hostile act.
Private Parks, -an orderly, rode away
from Vera Cruz, passed through the Mexi
can lines and lias not been seen since.
There have been persistent reports that
he was captured and execud Mid all ef
forts to learn his fate have teen futfln.
Urgent representations ti the Huerta
government through the Brazilian minis
ter at Mexico City have brought no te
sponse, and It is undeMt.iod that the
South American mediators hava Iwen un
able to get satisfactory replies to in
quiries on the subject.
EASTERN STAR ELECTS
OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, May 15.-(8peclal.)-The an
nual meeting of the Nebraska grand
chapter. Order of the Eeastern Star,
closed here this afternoon with the in
stallation of newly elected officers, These
officers were elected at the morning ses
sion: Pearl K. Albertson, Fremont, grand
matron; George Chatburn. Lincoln, grand
patron; Harriett Wlllett, McCook, as
sociate grand matron; William A. Need
ham, Bl cornfield, associate grand patron;
Mrs. Joseph Swelgert, Gordon, grand con
ductress. Anna C. Simpson of Omaha, and
Lou A. Conklin of Hubbel were re-electtd
grand secretary and grand treasurer.
The next session of the grand chapter
will be held in Hastings at a date to be
named by the executive committee
i COACH UNCOUPLED BY TRAINMEN
Dynamite Used to Tear Off One Door
So Can Get In.
THEY FIND NOTHING OF VALUE
SncU Containing I'nprr Mnll Tars
Open nnd Contend Senttrrrd on
Floor Itonil ARPntn (Jet
SPOKANE, Wash., May 15.-Gret
Northern passenger train No. 1, the Ori
ental Limited, was held up by two
masked men early today near Roxford,
Mont. The combination mall and bag
gage car.wss detached from the train
and run four miles west to Rondo, where
the car was rifled.
The bandits, clad in overalls and with
I blue handkerchiefs over the lower parts
of their faces, flagged the train soon
after It left Rcxford. One bandit covered
the engineer with his revolver and the
other ran Into Conductor W. H. Price,
who was going forward to see why the
train stopped. Price, in his anxiety to
put up his hands, dropped his lantern and
The conductor, under orders, uncoupled
tlto baggage car from the train. It was
whllo the conductor was working with
the coupling that tho mall clerk, Benjamin
L. Stumpf, and the baggage messenger
locked the doors of the car and dropped
Into the brush.
When the engine and car stopped near
Rondo the bandits used dynamite to tear
off tho door. After they entered they
toro open a sack containing the paper
mall nnd scattered the contents about the
floor. Finding nothing of value In tho
car. the robbers dropped to the ground
and told the train crew not to, move for
thirty minutes. X f e,wmlwutcs later tho
crew backed the engine and ear to the
train and then started for Spokane.
Postofflce Inspectors and special agents
of the railroad begun a. search for the
Falls City Suff s
Plan Auto Tour of
FALLS -CITX- Neb-JJa,15,8oeclat.).
1 jiar0Kini-vuiirimir-,viwiYu:'ciuTO Mrf .
Baldwin, a stato organizer, and a num
ber of actlvp sympathizers of the cause,
will tour the county Jn the Interest of
(he suffrage movement and will brlnK
entertainment In "the form of speakers,
readers and singers. They ask the
hearty co-operation of the people and
when possible accompany them to the
The following is the Itinerary of the
week; Monday, May IS, at Rulo, 10:20
a. m.; Arago, 12 to 1:30 p. m.; Elam
store, 2 p. m.; Barada, 4 p. m. Tues
day, MajrW, Shubert, 11 u m.; Verdon,
3 p. m. Wednesday. May 20, Salem, 10:30
a. m.; Stella, 2 p. m. Thursday, May 2L(
Dawson, 10:3) a. ra. Humboldt, 2 p. m.
Friday, May 22. at Falls City.
On Friday, the closing day pf the cam
paign, automobiles from each of the fore
going cities are expected to congregate.
There will be speaking from the band
stand in the afternoon and a band con
cert in the evening.
Queer Money Plant
Seized in Seattle
SEATTLE, Wash., May 15. Discovery
of a gang of international counterfeiters
became known today when It was made
public United States secret service oper
atives seized a counterfeiting plant at
Seattlo valued at $3,000. Detectives are
working on clues concerning the Identity
of the counterfeiters who have been
operating In western Washington and
British Columbia and eastward through
Canada a far as Ottawa,
The counterfeiters have been turning
out $20 Canadian bank notes and Cana
dian V bills, and secret service men say
that at least 110,000' of this money has
been passed on the Pacific coast in the
last six months.
Mob Attacks Rattan
Plant at Wakefield
WAKEFIELD, Mass., May 15. A mob
of strike sympathizers, numbering more
than 1,000 women and men, mostly for
eigners, made a riotous, demonstration
today in tho vicinity of the rattan fac
tory of Haywood brothers, a Wakefield
company, where a strike has been In
progress for several weeks. Factory win
dows were broken and electric cars were
held up and searohed for loyal workers
and strike breakers, many of whom were
assaulted. Chief of Police Pollard as Id
that unless order was restored the militia
would be called out.
The National Capital
Friday, llr IB, 1014.
Met at noon. .
Debate on diplomatic appropriation bill
Interstate commerce .committee heard
testimony in- favor of government con
trol of petroleu production and oil pipe
Judiciary, subcommittee continued hear
ing of Impeachment charges against Jus
tice Wright of District of Columbia su
Met at noon.
Continued Panama, canal tolls exemp
considered agricultural appropriation
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
DURAND HEADS6RAND ARMY
Fairbury Man Elected Commander-in-Chief
of State Encampment.
NEXT MEETING GOES TO MIND EN
Mrs. Peters Elected President of the
Ladles of the O. A. R. .and Sirs.
Ilonsh President of the
Woman's Relief Corps.'
GRAND ISLAND. Neb.. May lG.-(Spe
clRl.,Toltran3.)-'.ho encamrrnent "oHhir
uranu Army or UKVjtopiiouc cioeea mm
afternoon with: the' Installation of tho
officers elected this morning, as follows;
Commander, O. H, Durand, Falrbury;
senior vice commander, ' Ira Grlswold,
Lexington;' junior vlco commander, M, S.
Folland, Cambridge, medical director,
Dr. S. K. Spalding, Omaha; chaplain,
S. W. Duncan, Waverjy, The same
council of administration was re-elected
for the ensuing year. Commander Durand
had not made up his list of appointees
Resolutions favoring the purchase of
the Bullnin monument sltos and farms;
severely condemning the conditions of
the noldlers' homes of the state; request
ing no change tor the present In the
matter of the quarterly payment of pen
sions; endorsing the Gettysburg monu
ment bill, house roll No. 11.112, and
thanking the people of Grand Island and
the local posts for their hospitality and
the national commander and national
president of the Women's Relief corps
and Governor Morehead for their pres
ence were adopted. A petition was cir
culated asking the legislature to provide
tor the maintenance of the organization
Mlnden was chosen for the next en
campment. Mrs. Peters Ilrnda Ladles at U. A. R.
The ladles of the Grand Army of the
Republic elected the . following officers:
President, Carrie Peters, Omaha; senior
(Continued on Page Two.)
Bullet in Tikas'
Body Not Kind Used
by State Militia
DENVER, Colo., May 15. Testimony
concerning the death of Louis Tikas,
leader of the.Oreek coal mine strikers,
In the Ludlow tent colony, was given
today when Captain T, C. Llnderfelt re
sumed his testimony at tho court
martial which Is trying Major Patrick
J. Hamrock on charges of arson, mur
der, manslaughter and larceny.
Tikas was killed late on April 20 after
he had been taken prisoner by the mllltla.
According to a report of a military cum.
mission, Tikas with two other strikers
was killed by gunshot wounds while run
ning toward the tept colony. Testimony
was conflicting as to whether they were
made to run or tried to escape. The
commissioner's report stated that tho
only bullet found In Tikas' body was of
a kind not used by soldiers.
Property is Sold
at Sheriff's Sale
CLEVELAND, O., May H.-Sherlff
Smith today sold 70,000 worth more of
land on Euclid Heights belonging to
Patrick Calhoun, traction magnate of
New York and San Francisco, to satisfy
a mortgage of 1,642,000 held against Cal
houn by the Maryland Casualty company.
The sheriffs sale comes as the result of
a suit by the Cleveland Trust company
as trustee for the Maryland Casualty
company, Several 'hundred thousand
dollars worth of real estate was sold
yesterday. All told, 175 parcels of land,
appraised at 1.SU,000 will be disposed of.
Calhoun was present again today and
watched his property go under the ham-
Imer without comment
Canal Tolls Issue
WASHINGTON, May 35.-ArbltrniIon
of the Panama tolls question was advo
cated In the senate today by Senator
McLean, republican, of Connecticut.
Unless such a course was pursued, he
predicted tho "pretty llttlo bird of peace
thp Untied States has been talking' about
will be known to the wocld a' a raveiO
Inllil.ll ff m rfjiV. ' V 1
- "1 want the good woVlTwIiTcTA-IIeflfaVe
done at Panama to pay In money and
morals both," said Senator McLean, "I
want It to mark tho hour of victory In
ethics as well as engineering..
"I do not want this great triumph to
degenerato into a trial with Unelo Sam
In the dock and his own mother the
complainant and chief witness against
him. However unjust and harsh sho haa
been In the past and UI1 may bo, she
will have the sympathy of every other
nation In this controversy. If we sit In
Judgment In our own case, the verdict of
the world will be 'I told you so, Uncle
Sam plays with loaded dice only.' "
Iowa Operators and
Miners Are Asked to
MASON CITY, la., May 15.-(8peclul
Telegram.) Mine owners and miners In
the Iowa coal fields are asked to con
sider the convenience and pocketbooks of
consumers in settling their disputes over
new working contract and arrange them
without' shutting down," thereby requiring
large supplies of fuel to be store's, In
resolutions adopted by the Iowa Manu
facturers' association today. Representa
tives wilt meet the mine men at their
next conference. Oswald Schmidt of Dav -enport
Is now president; Martin Johnson,
Sioux City, vice president, and J, W.
Hill, Des Moines, chairman of the board
of directors for next year. Secretary
George A. Wrlghtman was reappointed.
The meeting closes today with a banquet
arid trip to Clear Lake.
Radcliff e Bankers
Are Under Arrest on
Charges of Forgery
HI-.DOBA, la., May IS. Henry D. Him
melt, president, and John IS, Htmmell,
cashier, of the Farmers bank at Rad
cllffe were arrested shortly before noon
today, charged with forgery. The Farm
ers bank, a private institution, closed Its
Former Mr S.Cleveland
Comes for a Visit
NEW YORK, May 15 -Mrs. Thomas J.
Preston, formerly Mrs. Grover Cleveland,
who has been living for some time abroad,
arrived In New York today on the Luslt
anla. Bhe said she had come only for a
short stay In this country,
Tomorrow the Best
The Sunday Bee
MELLEN GOBSJOR RECORDS
Examination of New Haven Presi
dent to Be Resumed Tuesday.
TO BE ON 'STAND SEVERAL DAYS
Chief Counsel Folk and Assistants
Spend Day In tlolna; brer the
Uocnmecttt that Have Reen 1
iHVASmNGTON. May IS. -Former Pres
ijoent unnnes n.-aieiien 01 uie nw iur,
NoW Haven & Hartford railroad, after
a conference with Chlojt Counsel Folk of
the Interstate Commerce commission, lert
today for New Haven, Conn., to obtain
the documents and papers which the
commission desires to have as an eluci
dation of Mr. Mellen's testimony.
Mr. Molten told Mr. Folk today it prob
ably would require At least two days for
him' and hlB counsel to go over the mass
of papers which lie has at his New Haven
home and nt his. summer house in Stock
bridge. Ho is expected to return to
Washington next Monday, prepared to
continue his testimony Tuesday. In the
opinion of Mr. Folk, Mr. Melten will be
on tliu witness stand for several days,
possibly all of next week. Meantime,
unless some unforeseen Incident should
Intervene, no other witness will be ex
amined. Tho subpoenaed directors of the New
Haven, William Rockefeller, Lewis Cass
Ledyard, George F. Baker and George
MacCulloch Miller, have been directed to
hold themaclvee In readiness next Tues
day to be examined. It Is regarded
quite unlikely that cither Mr, Rockefeller
or Mr. Miller, both ot whom have -presented
to the commission certificates ot
Illness through their physicians, will ap
pear. Mr, Folk nnd his aatoclatec were en
gaged today In an examination ot papers
and documents submitted by Mr. Mellen.
This examination will require two or
It Is the present purposo ot the com
mission, notwithstanding the pronounced
opposition of Attorney General McRey
nolds and other officials of the Depart
ment of Justice, to press not only the
examination of Mr. Mellen on all phases
of tho financial operations of the New
Haven and Its subsidiaries, but also other
witnesses, including the New Haven di
rectors, who are assumed to have knowl
edge of any ot the' transactions.
It Costs Thirteen
Thousand to Print
La FoUette's Talk
WASHINGTON, May 1C Democratic
economists of the house, Including Rep
lesentatlve Burnhnrt ot Indiana, chair
men of the houso printing committee,
were stirred today over the appearance
ot a special edition of the Congressional
Record containing Information which
Senator La Follette of Wisconsin desired
published on the question of railroad
rates. The special edition contained 36S
pages, mostly printed In fine, solid typo
and was devoted to communications from
Individuals and organizations on the rail
road freight rate question Inserted as
"remarks" by the Wisconsin scnutor.
"The greatest ubuse of the Congres
sional Record printing and franking priv
ilege since I have been a member of this
'.house," is the way Representative Barn
hart yesterday characterized the publlca
i tlon ot the Record. Mr. Barnhart told
' the house that the publication as com
I puted by the government printing office
meant a total cost to the taxpayers of
I the country of 111,700.
QUITS WATER BOARD JOB
! BECAUSE OF LONG HOURS
George Doanc, a clerk In the central
office of the Metropolitan Water district,
quit his Job yesterday because "Genoral
Manager Howell Insisted on twenty hours
work a. day "
Other employe complain of long hours
for which 'hey receive no extra pay.
Meeting at Niagara Falls is Now
Scheduled for Wednesday.
FIGHTING ON NEAR MEXICO CITY
Another Brush with Zapatistas Re-
ported Near Topilejo.
REVOLT IN CAPITAL PROBABLE
llrltlah( Anslrlans and Germans
Fortify Forrlan Quarter of City
nnd Prepare to Defend
WASHINGTON. May W.-In view of th
circulation of sensational reports that tha
postponement ot tho Niagara Falls media
tion conference was due to a serious
hitch, the Spnntsh ambassador, Mr.
lltano, who is acting for Mexico In the
United States, authorized the statement
that there was no political significance
whatever in the delay, which was due
solely to the late arrival of the Mexican
Again changing their plans, the media
tors returned to the Argentine legation;
without going to the White House to e
the president It wos stated at the White:
Hous that the conference had been,
planned, but was later postponed. A,
conference of tho American delegate
which had been scheduled with the presi
dent later In the day also was postponed
until tomorrow. No reasons were an
nounced for the delays on these confer
ences. Confldenro that the mediation would be
ultimately successful In bringing about
peaco In Mexico, despito tha temporary
tklay, was expressed by cabinet officer
utter today's moctlngs.
The shipment ot arms into TamPlctt,
from foreign ports, other than the United
States, was discussed at the cabinet
meeting, but ono of the cabinet offlcftrn
in closo touch with Mexican affairs, said
he did not believe the American govern
ment would attompt to interfere with
foreign shipments in Any way,
WASHINGTON, May 15.-The openlnjr
ot the negotiations of the South Ameri
can mediators in tho Mexican contro
versy at Niagara Fallt, vntarlo, was to
day postponed until Wednesday, May 20,
the State department announced. The
session were originally scheduled to be
gin Monday? M-sdaWoMr
After the postponement was an
nounced, it was learned that Braslltah
Ambassador Da Coma had decided that
he would riot leave Washington for Ni
agara Falls today as he had planned.
The ambassador dolayed his departure
pending the development of plans follows
Ing tho postponement. Minister Suarez,
tho Chilean envoy, also altered his pro
gram, which originally contemplated hi
departure from Washington tonrorrqw.
Tho Argentine minuter, Mr Noon, also
cancelled his arrangements fdr- leaving
Washington tonight and"announceif he
could not say definitely when he would
start for Niagara Falls.
After the postponement was annbfmed"
the mediating envoys conferred at the.
Argentine legation a to what necessary
changes In their plans. Incident to the
delay would have on the plans of the
Mexican delegates now on their wa
north, It was thought possible that the
Mexican representatives would meet the
mediating envoys In Washington and
that preliminary conferences would Be
held before the entire peace party pro
ceeds to Nlag-ara Falls. ,
Will Sec Wilson This Afternoon.
The meditating envoy! it was learned
later, will return to the White House
thl afternoon for a conference with the
president. It was also stated that tha
American delegates, Justice Lamar and
Mr. Lehmann would be present. The
purpose of the conference was not dis
closed, but It Wo believed possible that
some further reason for postponement of
formal opening of the Niagara Falls
conference might have prompted the
. The delay was arranged at the request
of the Brazilian ambassador, Mr, Qs,
Garni. In order that the Mexican dele
gates to the conference, who are speeding
(Continued on Page Two.)
A Force Like That Of
Gravitation PulU For
The force that draws readers
to newspapers Is one of the
most powerful and fundamental
forces that moves human be
ings to action.
Wherever there is a living
creature, there you will find In
tense and unremitting interest
In what is happening rounda
bout. For man, the circle of Inter
est widens and Intensifies
enormously. Only tho- newspa
per satisfies this desire for
news; for it alone accurately
mirrors each day's, events.
Its consequent attractive force
brings the multitude's eager at
tention to tho very pages and
columns where the advertisers'
Here is a pull exerted by
newspaper publicity, powerful
aa that of gravitation Itself.
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