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VOL. XLIV-NO. 3.
YILLA IN DISTRICT
COURT! EL PASO
Agent of Chieftain Gets Order to
Prevent Express Companies De
livering Money to Chihuahua.
NOTES PRINTED IN WASHINGTON
Four Million Pesos Intended to Take
Up Bills Issued by Various
PART CONSIGNED TO CHIHUAHUA
This is Shipment Held Up by Order
of the Court.
SPLIT NOW SEEMS COMPLETE
FIllnR nf Petition Indicate thnt
Difference Detrrecn Comtlttu.
tIonnllt Lender Star Ho
Difficult to Compose.
EL PASO, July 4. Further evldenco'ot
the completeness of the Carranza-Vllla
split was found In an Injunction on II lo
in the state district court here today
which prevented the entry Into Villa ter
ritory of 409,000 pesos in constitutionalist
currency recently printed by an American
company. The action was taken by Car
ranza agents hero.
The issue had been ordored before the
Intornal troubles of tho constitutionalists
had reached a breaking point which ha
resulted in the conferences between the
military leaders in progress today at
Torreon. The money arrived here con
signed to national treasury officers at
Juarez and the Carranza representatives
at once asked the injunction against tho
express company handling- the consign
ment and Lazaro De La Garza, Villa's
agent at El Paso. Tho paper, pf the reg
ular national constitutionalist flat Issue,
will be held untU disposition of tho case
can bo made.
The first publlo demonstration of tho
trouble between tho commanders resulted
in the confiscation at Juarez of funds ot
the national constitutionalist currency and
the arrest of the treasurer general and
other employes. El Paso has been a dis
tributing point for the national currency.
Carranza recently authorized an issue of
4,000,000 pesos in his flat currency, which
was intended to dissolve tho various state
issues. Villa, a representing the Chihua
hua state government, was to have re
ceived his proportion of this new Issue,
which was represented in tho consignment
Another Snit In Washington.
WASHINGTON, July 4. With next
moves In the attempts to restore peace in
Mexico by mediation still awaiting Car
ranza' decision on tho Invitation to enter
Into' negotiations with Huerta, administra
tion offlcJsVoi!y-'kenly watched' de
velopments at Torreon. where a military
commission was trying to patch up dif
ferences among the constitutionalist lead
ers. Messages 'from the border express
ing Confidence that at least a temporary
compromise between Villa and Carranza
would be effected encouraged President
Wilson and his advisers and tho Washing
ton agents of the revolutionaries.
Court proceedings over the delivery of
some currency engravod In Washington
for the constitutionalists were interpreted
as one development of the dissension
among the leaders of the northern fac
tion. Attorneys for Fellcltas Vlllareal.
Carranza's secretary of tho treasury, ap
plied In the district supreme court for an
order to compel three express companies
to show cause why they should not bo
enjoined from delivering notes of a face
value of several million pesos now en routo
to the border. Justice Anderson signed
the order, which la returnable Monday.
In his petition Vlllareal charges that
Santiago B. Wlnfleld hod not forwarded
from Washington "In the proper manner"
a final consignment of new money, but
had addressed it to himself or a con
federate on the border. Tho petition de
clared there was danger that the money
would be "divorted from the constitu
None of the constitutionalist agents In
Washington would discuss the proceed
ings. It was said, however, that Wlnfleld
was an adherent of Villa. The order
would not act as restraint on the express
companies, it was declared, pending the
action on the petition next Monday.
Difference of opinion on Carranza's
action on the Invitation to send envoys
to discuss Mexico's Internal complica
tions with Huerta excited much dlscuB
cusslon today. Fernandez Iglaslas, per
sonal friend of Carranza, authorized tho
statement thac the constitutionalist leader
would not enter a conference except upon
the terms of surrender.
CUBAN WHO ATTACKED
DIPLOMAT IS PARDONED
HAVANA, Cuba. July 4. President Me
nocal today pardoned Enrique Maza, tho
Cuban Journalist who In August, 19U, was
sentenced to two and a half years' im
prisonment for assaulting Hugh S. Gib
son, then charge de'affalres of the Ameri
can legation here.
For Nebraska Generally fair, not much
change in temperature.
Temperature at Omaha Yrxterdny.
IS a. m 'J
fl a. m 'J
7 a. m 73
8 a. m 3
0 u. m 79
10 a. rn 8
nil a. m 86
12 m , S6
1 p. in 8
K: jj. in w
8 p. m 91
4 p. m 93
6 p .m 90
6 p. m M
7 p. m
ComparatlTA I.ocul Xlecord.
1914. 1913. 1912. 19M.
Highest yesterday 94 99 96 105
Lowest yesterday ...... 71 74 7ii Sz
Mean temperature S2 W 91
Preclpltalon .00 .00
Temperature and precipitation depar
tures from tho normal:
Normal temperature...., 76
Kxcecs for the day 0
Total since March 1.... 210
Normal precipitation ltilnch
Total rainfall since March 1..13.SJ inche
Deftclenoy since March 1 74 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1913. .98 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 1912. C.10 Inches
L. A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
WINNER OF THE BIG 300-MILE
AUTO RACE AT SIOUX CITY.
Formerly of Omaha.
FIRELESS FOURTH IN GOTHAM
Celebration Opens with Sunrise
Meeting in Central Park.
SPORTS ON ALL PLAYGROUNDS
Only I'crmlt Incd for Flrevrnrks
I One for Pyrotechnic DUnlny
from Float OK Long
NEW YORK, Juy 4. A sunrlso meet
ing In Central park, at which patriotic
addresses were delivered marked the
opening of tho official celebration of In
dependence day In New York City. Ex
cept for tho display of flags from almost
overy building and houso thcro was noth
ing to distinguish tho day -from any
other holiday. An occasional pop of fire
cracker or blank cartridge recalled other
Fourths before tho ban was placed on
noise-making powder products. With
safety and sanity as the chief alms of the
official celebration committee. Fire Com
missioner Adamson early In the day en
listed tho aid of the pollco to make It a
tireless holiday as well. Not a single fire
works permit has been Issued by tho flro
department and tho sole permit In exist
ence Is an old one sanctioning a pyro
technlcal exhibition on a float oft North
Beach, Long Island.
The day's program provides for cele
brations In every part of the greater city
and the degree of observance covering
speeches, music, dancing and athletlo
events. At eighty playground centers 30,000
boys and girls were entered In games for
which medals to the number of 20,000 and
100,000 American flags waited distribution.
Eight airmen .entered for a mixed aero
plane and lylngnboat race.-ovcj:. an all
water course above the Hudson river and
New York bay, was the most sensational
feature of the day's offerings. The race
Is said to be the first In this country In
which engines have been powered abovo
aoo-horsepowor, and with flying boats
competing With llghtor und presumably
swifter land going machines.
Sulntra at WnnhlnKton,
WASHINGTON, July 4.-Flrecrockers
were to sputter and big guns of the fleot
were to boom out In salute today as part
of the celebration of Independence day by
men of tho American army and navy In
distant Vera Cruz. On ship and ashore
the Jackles, marines and soldiers had ar
ranged a holiday.
At noon each ship was to flro a salute
of twenty-one guns and as tho Stars and
Stripes broko out ashore, tho land bat
teries Wore to Join In tho noisy demon
stration. Foreign ships In the harbor, fol
lowing International custom, were ex
pected to unllmber their guns In salute.
Ashore there were to be patriotic exer
cises and speeches and bands of the fleet
were to play In the city's plazas.
Tho wheels of tho government prac
tically were at a standstill today while
the national capital Joined In with other
cities and hamlets of the nation In cele
bration of Independence day. There
were no sessions of congress, tho White
Houso virtually was deserted, the execu
tive departments were closed and Presi
dent Wilson and other officials of tho
government laid aside official duties to
participate In patriotic celebrations here
Tho Itinerary of the various officials
took President Wilson to Philadelphia
for an address; Speaker Clark to Chase
City and Farmville, Va. for an address;
Secretary Bryan to North Carolina for a
speech; Secretary Daniels to Charlottes
ville, Va. for a speech before tho Uni
versity of Virginia; Representative Un
derwood of Alabama, democratic leader
of the house, and Represontatlvo .Fitz
gerald of Now York to Brooklyn for
Vice President Marshall put aside the
cares of his office to go picnicking with
his family; other members of the cabinet
spent the day In the quiet of their homes
or at nearby resorts, at work or on week
Many members of both houses ot con
gress took advantage ot adjournment to
spend tho holidays at summer resorts or
went to their homes, while other spoke
at celebrations In Washington or at other
The closing of the governmental depart
ments enabled thousands ot officials and
employes to spend tho day on excursions
or to participate in exercises or sports.
Llvluir Flute In St. Loula,
ST. LOUIB, July 4. A "peace pageant,"
a "living flag" tableau and a masque
called "Patriotism," all presented by
school children under the guidance of
teachers and mothers' clubs In the publlo
parks were the characteristic methods ot
celebrating independence day In St. Louis.
VOTE TO CONTINUE STRIKE
PITTSBURGH, July 4.-The strike in
the Westtnghouse factories is to continue
If the strikers abide by the result ot yes
terday's balloting. About 4,000 men and
women of the 10,000 who are out cast their
ballots and leaders said today that 5 per
cent voted to reject the settlement pro
posed by the management.
Saloons In 'the valley were opened yes
terday, after being closed since the strike
began four weeks ago, and before morn
ing a trolley motorman had been at
tacked and badly beaten. The customary
morning demonstration by the strikers
was omitted, all the men at work In the
plants having been given a holiday.
OMAHA, SUNDAY MOBN1NG,
FIRST IN BI
RACE IN SlOtf
Omaha Driver in Deusenberg Spe
cial Wins Thrce-Hundred-Mile
Sweepstakes in Fast Time.
SPENCER WISHART IS SECOND
j Mulford, Whose Car Was Damaged,
Replaocs Alley and Comes
GIL ANDERSON FINISHES FOURTH
Average Time is About Seventy
Eight Miles an Hour.N
; OMAHA CROWD IS CONSPICUOUS
Contingent from Onte City WeurlnK
White lint Attrnct Attention
More Than Thirty Thonmml
Person Sec Knee.
Winner ami Time.
1. Rlekenbacher. 3:49:02.
2. -WlRhart. 3:61:20.
3. Mulford. 4:00:J.
4. Anderson, 4:01:64.
6. Patschke, 4:02:66.
Official llBt of starters:
No. and Driver. No. and Driver.
1 Gil A. Anderson 11 Ralph Mulford
2 Bob Burman 12-Howard Wilcox
5 Oeorgo Mason 13 George Babcock
4 Billlo Knlppcr 14 Ei RIokenbacher
6 W J. Shrunk 16 Thomas Alley
6 Spencor Wishart 16 H. A. Wotmoro
7 Barney Qldfleld 17-Jack Lecaln
8 Cyrus Patschko 18 Ely Calllouotto
9 Mel Stringer 19 George Jesscp
10 Harry Grant 20 Bdly Chandler
SIOUX CITY. July 4.-Speclal Tele
gram. 1 Eddie Rlckenbachor, formerly of
Omaha In a Deusenberg special won Sioux
City's first auto racing classic, tho S0O
mile sweepstakes event here today. His
time was 3:9j2. Spencer Wishart
Wishart was second In a Mercer his tlmo
being 3:61:20. Ralph Mulford driving
a Deusenberg special In which he
had replaced Alloy when the latter was
scorched, wus third. Gil Anderson In a
Stutz was fourth, and Patschke In a
Marmon was fifth. The average tlmo was
about 78 mllos nn hour.
The nearest approach to a serious ac
cident occurred when Alley's wir caught
fire at tho pit, schorchlng Alley's eye
brow. Mulford whose'Pougeout was put
out by engine trouble took the wheel and
finished the race. Perfect weather pre
vailed and aside from trouble, with the
score boards It was declared by American
Automobile association officials to have
been tho most satisfactorily handled race
over run in America.
Scran 'for Smnllrr Prise.
After the first five cars had finished'
a big part of the crowd stayed to see
Delugo drlvo . by Knlpper and tho
Braendor bulldog driver by Chandler,
tho Chalmers, the White, and the Gray
Fox chaso around tho track In a little
scrap for the smaller division of lie
The Dolugc was finally awarded sixth
place. Wilcox In tho Gray Fox finished
seventh. Tho Chalmers, the White and
the Braender bulldog were pormlttod to
divide the remaining purses.
Tho oiled track held up surprisingly
well through the long grind, began to
tell 'on tho turns and lato In tho race
Harry Grant's Sunbeam was put out by
a bad skid. A skidding uccldcnt also
befell Babcock's Sunbeam, und being un
able to turn around the car was backed
to the pit.
Kxcltliitr Oruali for Lead.
One of tho most exciting features of tho
big race was the struggle tor the lead
between Rlekenbacher and Wishart, be
tween the 200 and 250-mile mark.
Patschke wus also a serious contender
at this stage of tho game, but was more
unfortunuto In the matter of stops. Rlek
enbacher and Wishart classed about
equally In this respect. Just as Eddie
Rlekenbacher finished a rear tire blew up
with a terrific report, startling tho spec
tators In the grandstand, Eddie held
the machine in control and wobbled
around to the pit with a terrlfio ova
The crowd was estimated between
30,000 and 40,000. A big delegation from
Omaha fairly glistened in the stunds, by
virtue of white hats which they wore us
a distinguishing murk. Tho complete
hospital corps ot the Fifty-Sixth Iowa
National Guard was on the ground with
full equipment, but found little to do.
Time I Nrnr Ilecord.
The time, 3:49:02, has been exceeded but
few times. Automobile race and time
records for 300 miles follow: Time.
Jacksonville, March 31, 1911, Dls-
Indianapolis, May 30, 1912, Daw
Galveston, July 30, 1913, Dlsbrow... 4:17:03.4a
Three-hundred mile records at Indian
Driver and Car. Time.
De Palma, Mercedes, May 30, 1912... 3:41:21
Dawson, National. May 30, 1912 3:(s:D0
Goux, Pougeout,- May 30, 1913 ,3:66:69
Thomas, Delage, May 13, 1914 3:33:29
De Palma did not finish In 1912 race
end his 300-mlle record not recognized
officially by American Automobile asso
ciation, Thrcc-hundrcd-mile records made by
drivers In the Indianapolis International
sweepstake race May 30, 1914;
Driver and Car. Time.
Thomas, Delage 3:38:29
(Duray, Peugcout 3:38:64
Guyot, Delage 3:43:37
Goux, Peugeout 3:60:29
Oldfleld, Stutz 3:49:11
Christalens. Excelsior 3:49:47
Grant, Sunbeam 3:69:01
Kcene, Beaver Bulltt 3:69:01
Carlson, Maxwell 4:19:43
Rlekenbacher, Deusenberg 1:12:12
First Bale of Cotton Sold.
HOUSTON, Tex., July 4. The first bale
of 1914 cotton marketed In the United
States, welshing 392 pounds, sold on the
cotton exchange here today for J500,
or I1-27H Per pound. It classed as strict
low middling spotted. It came from
Wurut Sell" for Flfty-ElKht Cent.
REPUBLICAN CITY, Nob., July 4.
(Speolal.) Wheat In this locality Is aver
aging twenty bushels per acre and test
ing about sixty, selling for 6Sc.
JULY 5, 1914 FIVE SECTIONS TJUUTy-SIX PAGES.
- 1 i 11 iiM 1 r. - 1 1
III . JbrL -
TO RESIGN OFFICE
President Takes Exception to Ut
terances of Minister to Greeoe
HIS USEFULNESS AT AN END
Cabinet Drcltle thnt CrltlcUm ot
Situation In Albunln Illirhly
Improper ncnlarnn tlon
1 011 the Way.
PHILADELPHIA, July 4.-rreldent
Wilson lias requested tho resignation ot
George Fred Williams, minister to Greece
and Montenegro, as tho result of Mr.
Williams' public statements regardtng-tha
situation In Albania. This became known
following thaprcsldcnt's arrival, hero to
Mr. Williams' own report on his state
ments were taken up at tho cabinet yes
terday und aftonvnrd Mr. Wilson decided
their otfect was such that It would be
Improper for Mr. Williams to longer rep1
resent tho United States In tho Balkans.
It had been understood Mr. Williams,
of his own accord, has forwarded his
own .resignation, but so for bb could bo
learned here, It has not been received
by the president.
Ilryn nIHiiPH Statement.
WASHINGTON, July 3.-Responslblllty
for published statements criticising con
ditions In Albania, credited to Gcorgo
Fred Williams, minister of the United
States to Greece, was disclaimed by tho
State department tonight, In a formal
statement issued by Secretary Bryan.
Tha minister's report on his activities
in tho Balkans has not-jeached Washing
ton, and therefore officials of the govern
ment have been silent concerning press
dispatches quoting him.
Secretary Bryan's statement follows:
"In reply to Inquiries addressed to the
Department of State as to what authority
tho American minister at Athens had to
make the remarks attributed to htm rela
tive to tho condition of affairs in Al
bunla, the secretary of atato .las replied
that Mr. Williams was only authorized
by the Department of Stato to visit Eplrus
to obeervo conditions and report the re
sult of his observations to tho depart
ment, and that the published remarks
which he (is alleged to have made were
given solely on his own responsibility and
with no authority whatsoever from thi
department. Mr. Williams' report of his
visit has not yet been received."
In official circles the action ot the gov
ernment In Issuing this statement without
awaiting tho arrival ot Mr. Williams' re
port wan regarded bb highly significant.
It was said that President Wilson himself
had called the attention of tho department
to the gravity ot tho situation suggoslng
that no tlmo should ho lost In letting the
interested powers and the world know
that In attacking tho prince of Weld and
his government In Albania, Minister
Williams was not acting upon Instructions
Press dispatches have reported the min
ister as offering his resignation, but Sec
retary Bryan said the resignation had
not reached tho department.
Ilrltlali Diplomat Arc Amused.
LONDON, July 4. The English news
papers have printed the announcements
of Gcorgo Fred Williams, Amerlcun minis
ter to Grceco and Montenegro, on tho
subject of Albania, without comment ex
cept In the headlines. There they have
received such labels as "Amazing Action
by an American Minister" and "Amert
can Minister's Strango Statements." Tho
Times yesterday headed Mr. Williams'
second statement with the lino "Ameri
can Minister's Further Indescretlons."
In tho British foreign office and tho
London diplomatic sot the affair has
caused great amusement
INDICTMENT IS READ
TO MADAM CAILLAUX
PARIS, July 4.-Madame Henrietta Call
laux, who on March 16 last shot and
killed Gaston Calmette, editor of the
Figaro, was visited today In St. Lazare
prison by Judgo Louis Albanel, president
of tho criminal court, which Is to try her.
The Judgo formally read the Indictment
to the prisoner. When asked If she per
sisted In the statements she had pre
viously made to the Investigating magis
trate, Madame Calllaux replied In the
The Day After
SECOND IN THE SIOUX CITY
Americans in Paris,
Lucerne and London
Celebrate the Day
LONDON, July 4,-Today's recoptlqn, by
Walter Hlnes Page, the American am
bassador, and Mrs. Pago was attended by
a big crowd of Americans and a sprin
kling of, British guests, among whom
was Viscount Brycc, former British am
bassador at Washington.
ICermlt Roosovclt and his bride, who
arrived In London this afternoon, at
tracted much attention. Others proscnt
wero Senator Lodgo and Mrs. Thomas J.
Preston, Jr., formerly Mrs. Grover Cleve
land, with her daughter, Esther Clevo
innd. Mr. and Mrs. Kermlt Roosevelt nro
to bo the guests of the American ambas
sador for, a week and afterward will re
turn to America.
PARIS, July 4. Myron T. Her rick, tho
American ambassudor, and Mrs. Herrlck
held a reception today In celebration of
the Fourth. It was attended by many
inombers ot the American community.
LUCERNE. Switzerland, July 4.-Pleas-ant
A. Htovall, American minister to
Switzerland, and his wife, today gave a
dinner, a reooptlon and a ball to celebrato
tho Fourth. Many prominent Swiss of
ficials were present.
The Canton of Geneva today observed
tho 100th anniversary of Its liberation from
French rule In 1814.
Firemen Hold Eaces
SHENANDOAH, la., July 4.-(8pcclal.)
Only threo departments arrived In time
to Participate In tho ovents of the oncli-
! lug day of the Southwestern Iowa Fire
men's tournament Friday. Red Oalc,
Creston and Clarlnda departments are
hore, and more were expected this morn
ing. The association meeting was held In
the morning and F. P. Pennington ot
Clarinda was elected president, C. T. Hill
of Clarlnda, secretary, and Frank Hanman
of Shenandoah, vice president Tho next
meeting will bo held In Clarlnda.
Red Oak took first monoy and Clarlnda
second for the largest department ap
pearing in the parade. Creston took
first money and Clarlnda second for the
best appearing department In the parade.
The Creston cart was decorated In yel
low and whlto and tho men wore white
uniforms. Three bands were In the
Hose race (hub and hub): Clarlnda,
first; Red Oak, second; Creston, third.
Horse hose race (bunk hi tell): Shenan
doah,, Swede and Rocket, first; Red Oak,
Jack and Jim, second. Time, 1.18.
Flag race: Clarlnda. flret; Red Oak,
second; Creston. third. Time, 1.13.
Tug-o'-war: Creston, first; Clarlnda,
Coin defeated Red Oak. S to 2. In base
if? 'I -Ki'i I
BBBBSBBBB! ? ,H
President Says Ho is Modernizing
OLD PRINCIPLES AND NEW ISSUES
lie !rnlPH CnnKrcmen for Dolnu;
Thr.lr Duty nnil Defend III In
terpretation of the 1 1 it -
PHILADELPHIA, Jtily 'Advocating
tho modernizing pf the. .Declaration, of
Independence by applying Its principles
to tho business, tho politics and (he for
eign rwllcles of America, President Wilson
today thrilled a hugo crowd aisembUd In
dndependenco Square within a few feet
of Where the orlglnold&laratldn" 'wstr
The president touched on Mexico, Jhe
I'annma tolls repeal controversy, his anti
trust ..program, btiBlnrps condition 'mid'
his Ideas of modern patriotism. Pounding
'his fist on tho tablo on which the Dec
laration of Independence was signed, he
declared Americans today must manago
their affairs In a way to do honor to
the founders of tho nation. There are
men In Washington today, heideclared,
whoso patriotism Is not showy, but who
accomplish great "patriotic things. They
are stnylng In hot Washington, doing
their duty, keoplng a quorum In each
houso ot congress to do business. "And
1 am mighty glad to stay thcro and stick
by them," ho added,
Touching on business conditions ot the
country, President Wilson raid a great
many allegations ot facts were being
made, but that a great many of these
facts do not tally with each other. "Are
these men trying to serve their country,
or something smaller than their coun
try?" thu president' asked', "if they love
America and thcro ts anything -wrong
It Is their business to put their hands to
tho task and set It right."
Mexlcnn Without Freedom.
Eighty-five per cent of the Mexican peo
ple, the president said, In touching on
Mexico, never have had a right to have
a "look-In" on their government or how
the other IS per cent were running It. "I
know tjie American people havo a heart
that beats for them Just as It beats for
other millions," Mr. Wilson continued. "I
hear a great deal about the property loss
In Mexico and I regret that with all my
heart, but back of It alt Is a struggling
people. Let us not forget that struggle In
matching what Is going on In front."
"I would be ashamed of the flag If we
did anything outside this country which
we would not do In It," the president de
Speaking on Panama tolls, tho presi
dent said the treaty with England might
be a mistake, but Its meaning cannot be
mistaken, and ho believed In keeping the
nation's - obligations. He believed In
keeping the name of the United States
unquestioned and unsullied.
Before the president got his speech well
under way the crowd surged forward In
suoh confusion that a panic was threat
ened. Two companies of marines and
sailors stood before the speaker's stand
and Mr. Wilson was forced to stop several
times, but finally got the crowd under
While the president was waiting to
speak, Mrs. Smith, mother of one of the
sailors killed at Vera Cruz greeted him.
Mr. Wilson told her she should be proud
of her son and shook her warmly by the
Celehrntlnn I Elaborate.
The celebration In Philadelphia this year
uas on a wider scale than any that has
taken placo here since 1876, when the 100th
annlve-sory of tho adoption of tho Dec
laration of Independence was observed.
The patriotic exorcises wero held In In
dependence square, close to the room
where tho Declaration of Independence
was signed, and were begun before the
So far as tho records go, President Wil
son is the first president ot tho United
States who has come to the Cradle
ot Liberty on the nation's natal
day, Tho thirteen original states
were represented at the exercises either
by their governors or oher representa
tives of the state governments.
President Wilson was greeted by a shrill
chorus ot factory whistles from all parts
of Philadelphia as he entered the square
In front nf historic Independence hall.
In attendance at the celebration were
members of congress and governors or
(Continued on Po Two.)
COPY FIVE CENTS.
IS MOST FITTINGLY
Programs Too Numerous to Mention
Are Carried Out According
PARKS ARE GATHERING; PLACES
Big Event of Dav is Formal Open
ing of Fontanelle Park by
FLAG CEREMONY IS PRETTY
Gift of Park Commissioner Hummel
to the New Park.
FIREWORKS IN THE EVENING;
Day I Different In Thnt the Cele
lirntlon Are In Nature of Oath
Inn- In the Various
Omaha had a glorious Fourth.
It was a different kind ot a Fourtn
than ever whs celebrated In Omaha, belnC
a sort of a neighborhood affair,' each
separate district of tho city having its)
own celebration, so that the crowds wero
scattored all over. All the outdoor clubs
had stunts for their members, aocordlns
to their liking and each park had som
sort of a celebration. Perhaps the most
pretentious affair of the day was tha
formal opening of Fontenelle park, one
ot the nowest additions to tho breathing
spoU of tho city.
Singing societies held celebrations, bends
played patriotic music, tho suburbs had
programs of their own, all sorts of ath
lello contests were staged and all In all
It was voted a glorious Fourth.
With tho formal opening of Fontenelta
park, combined with the. Fourth of July
celebration, the Fontenelle Improvement
clubs did themselves credit In the day's
festivities. A fund of nearly J 1,600 waa
raised thrbugh subscriptions and volun
tary donations, so that nothing waa
stinted In tho matter of arranging th
The prettiest ceremony was that of tho
flag raising. A steel flag pols .seventy
five feet high had been erected, set In
cement. This was dono by the city parte
commissioner. Park Commlssldner Hum
mrl presented the flag. Judge Lee Es
trllo made the speech of acceptance, an!
addressed Borne patrlotlo remarks to, the
At li o'clock trie word' was given. WIN
llam L. Il'ackett, captain of the Omah
Nuvy cluh, tightened the cord and tha
colors began to climb. The dozen mem
hers of the Navy club In uniform took;
hold of the ropo-drew the flag lo
the.lop ot the rofo7"'9fcw t .
'oiri lieu ot the twenty-one' ruins that
Jhpuld bo tired on such an occasion, th
jyy club had provided aerial bombV
These were shot high In the air when
they" exploded one at a time until twenty
1710 distinct and loud reports had been,
given. The Fourth regiment band struck
up with the "Stir Spangled Banner," af
ter which the crowd disbanded and re
paired to the tables In tha shade in tha
valleys, ' where basket lunches wero
Prise Are Distributed.
Some $300 worth of prizes were dls
trlbutcd to tho winners In the various.
races and other contests. The prizes
wero on the ground early In the day and,
were exhibited In a large booth. From,
early In the morning until after the races
an eager crowd of boys and grown-ups
stood around this booth admiring tha,
various prizes, which Included everything
from gold hatpins to catching gloves
from breastpins to watches.
The events at Fontenelle park wera
under tho Joint auspices ot J. B. Hummel,
park commissioner, Central Park Social
Center, Clalnnont Improvement club,
Monmouth Park Social Center, Fon
tcnelle Park Improvement club and Ken
wood Fairfax Improvement club. H. W.
etnnett was chairman ot the exeoutlva
committee In charge ot arrangements,
Frank Dewey was chairman ot the fl
nance committee. A. W., Miller chair
man ot clerks of the course committee
J, B. McLean was chairman of the com
mlttce on the morning events. H. J.
Hackett was chairman of the flag raising
committee Of the afternoon events thero
were three chairmen, George McDougalL,
W. J. Hlslop and William J. Hotz.
Bodies of Archduke j
and Consort Buried
Under Castle Chapel
ARTSTETTIN, Austria, July 4. Tha
bodies of the assassinated Archduka
Francis Ferdinand and his consort, tha
duchess of Hohenberg, arrived here today
and were Interred beneath the castle
chapel with simple ceremony.
The funeral processjon crossed the Dan
ube at Poechlarn at dawn and the cor;
tcgo reached tho end ot Its Journey at
f o'clock. The coffins were placed In
the chapel of Artsttttln castle, whera
'priests and nuns said prayers at the sldo
'of the catalfalaues for several hours.
Two trains arrived from Vienna witU
members of the Imperial family. After
the finsl rites the coffins were carrledl
through lines ot army veterans and fire
men to the family vaults and were plscaot
In their final resting place.
Baby Bites Dynamite
Cap and Is KilledjTwo
Other Children Hurt'
DAYTON, Pa., Juy 4. An explosion of
dynamite here today killed William
Clevcn aged 3, and eo seriously injured
Fred Clever, aged 6, and his sister Grace,
aged 4, that physicians said, they could,
not live. John Wargney lost his right
hand. A friend had taken four sticks oC
dynamite to tho Clever home to calebrata
tho Fourth and whllo ho was preparing
tho charge little William picked up ona
of the caps and bit It. The explosion that
followed Instantly killed htm and set ofC
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