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The Omaha Daily Bee
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VOL. XL1V NO. 17.
OMAIIA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 8, 914- FOURTEEN PAGES.
On Trains and at
Botsl Wsws Stands, So.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
LIFE OF CARMAN
JTblin Howe of Philadelphia Corrob
orates Statement Woman Said
Would Kill Him.
1WTFE OF A FREEPORT MAN
(She Asserts Hysterically that Doctor
Ruined Her and Husband's
JTAMES OF PAIR NOT GIVEN
Physician Declares that His Mate Is
Innocent of Crime.
SLEUTHS v CONTINUE INQUIRY
Inquest Into Mnnlfx "Will ne lie
timed Toilny If Grand Jury
. Dom Not Tnke Cane from
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July 7.-John
Howe of this city, who was reported to
have telephoned David Kennedy of Free
port that a woman with whom How
was cruising had threatened to Kill Dr.
Carman, waa found here today, and con
firmed the story told by Dr. Carman to
Howe, who Is In business here, said
that summer before last he Invited a
Freeport man and hla wife to an outing
on Great South Bay, L. I., In his motor
boat. He would not give their names.
"We landed at an island," Howe said,
"and ran across David Kennedy and Dr.
Carman. I knew them both. The mo
ment we saw them" the woman In our
party screamed and ran back to the boat.
Her husband remained, surprised and
nonplussed by his wife's action. I ran
to the boat after her. I found her on a
seat In hysterics. She was screaming
That man ruined my husband and ruined
me. I am going to kill him if It takes
n Ufa time.' She picked up a paper knife
shaped like a dagger and started to leave
the boat. I caught hold of her and kept
her back and asked whom she meant.
Dr. Carman, she said."
Refuses to Explain.
Howe said the woman refused to explain
her actions. When her husband canio
aboard thb party returned to Freeport.
"Neither of them spoke of the Incident
again." said Howe. "I did not try to
find out the reason for it and never
gave It another thought until the murder
Howe said he telephoned Kennedy of ilie
incident nnd the latter recalled it und
said ho would notify tho police.
Howo also said he had a telephone
message from Freeport today that dctec
tlves,;liad.Kqne to the woman's house,
buidld riot flnd.her at homoi
Carman' Sal's' 'Wife Is fnuoticut.
FREEPORT. N. V., July 7. Private ni.d
county dctfcrcttves continued their Inves
tigation of tho murder of Mrs. Louis
Pulley, who was .so mysteriously shot
whlla In the office of Dr. Edwin Carman.
The inquest Into the murder, adjourned
yesterday. Is to be resumed tomorrow
provided the matter it not taken out of
thq Coroner's hands by tho grand Jury.
Dr:' Carman said today he veleoraid
the arrival last night of tho head cf a
national detective agency and ills mon.
"If the county had not hired this man
I would have done bo when the tnnuest
was concluded," he Raid. "During Ihe
Interviews this, man and his subordinate:!
have had with my wife they did their
Vest, Just as the county authorities did,
tc mako her changQ her btory. 1 believe
she has told the whole truth. The de
tective chief Is welcumo at iur house
any time. I hope he can find the lift son
Who murdered Mrs. lialley and 1 will
give him all the help t possibly can."
LORIMER RECEIVER WILL
PAY FIRST DIVIDEND SOON
CHICAGO, July 7. An encouraging
word concerning the condition of the de
funct LaSalle Street Trust and Savings
bank was spoken by the receiver, V. C.
Nlblack, who said that he would H.ion be
able to announce a dividend to depositors.
"We are having little difficulty In col
lectlpg on notes," said Mr. .Nlblack.
"money Is coming In rapidly and I ill
soon be able to strike a '.lalince and open
up the receivership hoo-s. I b-ilievo j
will be ready to pay depositors at least ?0
per cent on account by, the first part of
Forecast till 7 p. m. Wednesday:
For Omaha. Council Bluffs and Vicinity
-Falr, not much change In temperature.
Temperature nt Omulm Yesterday.
5 a. m "f
6 a- m i
7 a. m
t sl. m i;
9 a. in 'f
J'i a. rn 74
U a. m J
1 P. m l
3 p. m
i p. Ill
5 p. m
6 p. ni
7 p. in
S p. m. .. ...
Comparative Local Ileeord.
I0H. Dili IMS. 1911.
Highest yesterday 81 k& 0 31
Lowest yesterday .0 trfi 71 .5
Wean temperaturo i ,h b. ft
Precipitation v W .W .00 .CO
Temperature an! precipitation depar
tures troin the normal:
Normal temperature .6
Excess for the day.... ... 0
Total excess slnre March 1
Normal precipitation 13 noli
Deficiency for the dn ......... .l Inch
Total rainfall since, March l....ll.;0 nches
Deficiency since March 1.. ...... .S3 neh
Deficiency for cor. fc.ti). 1911. .W Inoh
Deficiency for csr. period. 6M tncnes
lleporlK from hlutloun al 7 l. in..
Station and State Temp. High- Rain,
of Weather. 7 p. m. est. fall.
Cheyenne, ciear 61 si .01
Daxennort. clour J .CO
Des Moines, clear S
Dodge L'lly, rt i-'.cudy... S!
Lander, cloudy M
North Platte, clear fcl
Omaha, clear 78
Pueblo, clear 10
halt Lake City, clout'y. .. SS
hanta Fe, cloudy 71
Sheridan, cloudy S6
Sioux r ity, rlear W
Valentine pt cloudy W
I A- WELSH, Local Forecaster.
HEAD OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
OF PHONOGRAPH JOBBERS.
GEORGE E. MICKEL.
House to Inquire
Into Missouri Pacific
Default on Bonds
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON, July 7. (Speclul Tele
gram.) Tho hoUBO today passed tho
resolution of Congressman Barton of tho
Fifth Nebraska district, requiring tho
secretary of tho treasury to send to tho
house Important Information now in tho
files of the Treasury department con
cerning government bonds of the Missouri
Paclflo railroad covering the 100 miles of
railroad extending from Atchison to
Tho said bonds were Issued by the gov
ernment when that line was owned by
the Central Branch of the Union Pacific
before taken over by the Missouri Pacific.
In explaining this resolution of inquiry,
Mr. Barton said that tho Missouri Pa
cific has Issued bonds to the government
In the sum of $1,600,000. that the accrued
Interest In all "makes that amount now
nearly $4,000,000, that the rood never has
paid any part of tho principal or Inter
est, being the only road In tho United
States thut has not made good on Its
subsidy bond, that when W. T. Thomp
son (also of Nebraska), was solicitor ot
the treasury, he rendered an opinion, ad
vising the department to foreclose this
property and mako collections, but thaA
the departmentvjius never made a movo
to so, hence, Mr. Barton's Intention to
prosecute the matter until some uctlon
Ho' believes that a most Important st?p
to this end. was achieved In' tho 'Passage
today ..of .hls.rolutlon ot. Inquiryfor
which 'he has been wor'kliiTTWfistrtSuStlS'
since October of lust year.
May Decide to
Run for Office
A young woman, Miss O. L. Anderson,
nearly entered the lists yesterday to run
against numerous male candidates for
the nomination for county superintendent
of public Instruction. She went as far as
tu pav her filing fee, but after talking
over the matter of her eligibility wltu
Election Commissioner Hurley G. Moor
i uri Mim decided to refrain from filing,
at least for the present. She still has
. i . l 1. ,. l.rlmnfV
ttn utiys in wmcn 10 cmer
r , H4 tnlt
wiiAn wtiA tnnno nil iter iiiiiiu iu
the question of eleglbillty was not gone
into any further. Authorities say that
it i.o hnMn i flrat class teacher's certi
ficate and Is a citizen and a resident of
the county, she hus the necessary quall
nHnn... She did not say whether sho
could meet the requirements, and went
away without even giving ner auurc.
nt... wo- tmrrfiv out of her 'teens, and
specified a preference for tho progressive
Wilson Will Write
Reprimand for Evans
WASHINGTON, July ".The rfiprlmaiid
which President Wilson ordered for Brig
adier General Kobert K. Hvunj will take
tho form of a letter from Secretary Gar
rison, admonishing that officer not to dla
cuss controversial subjects In public.
At a banquet recently In New York.
General Bvans. temporarily In command
of tho Eastern department, vn rcporte 1
au referring to the 1'nltcd StuUa as "the
most meddlebome nation." Although
declared he had been misquoted. uen-iWl
Evans admitted discussion of American
Secretary Garrison's lettor will close tho
Incident. General EvanB, who was relieved
of tho command of tho Eastern depot l
mcnt by Major General Wood, Is under
orders to return to command tho Sec ml
brigade of the First army division on the
THRESHES AND SELLS
WHEAT CPOPJBY JULY FOUR
SIDNEY, la.. . July 7.-(fipelal.) -Seymour
Howard, a farmer living one mile
. civ hns made a now record
In wheat harvesting. He dellvrr-d tills
year's crop of winter wneai at w.n
yator July . He had 10 acres and the
yield was twenty-three bushels an acre
The grain was of good quality and the
price raid 72V4' cents. Dick Lindsay, the
grain buyer, says It was the first wheat
shipped from Iowa frpm-thia year's har
vest, and It Is sold to be the earliest date
for shipping Iowa wheat.
DREAMED OF TORNADO AND
IcTimir UAMn IN Fl PP.TR C FAN
O I UUIN iir-iMu -
! BHBNANPOAH, la.. July 7.-(Speei-l.)-A.
D. Coleman, a Farragut merchant. Is
nursing a badly cut and cruised nana a
the result of a sleep-walking encounter
with his electric fan. Coleman dreamed
a tornado was "coming and he scrambled
out of bed and fled straight at the whli-
New York Banker Named to Fed
eral Reserve Board Refuses
to Be Quizzed.
NOMINATED FOR FOUR YEARS
Indicates He Doc
THE WHITE HOUSE
No Indication Who May Be Chosen
to Fill Place.
CHANGE WILL NOT MEAN DELAY
Financier Says He Does Not Cnre
to nisciiKK nt Thin Time
Ills Wtthilrnxvnl from
WASHINGTON, July l.-Paul M. War
burg of New York today formally re
quested President Wilson to withdraw his
nomination to be a member of tho fed
eral reserve board
Mr. Warburir. a member of tho banking
house of Kuhn, Loeb & Co., was noml- j
natcd for a four-year term. When tho
senate banking committee began examin
ing personally all the five candidates
nominated, Mr. Warburg Indicated he
did not wish to be questioned by tho com
mittee att a condition to taking the up-!
polntmcnt. Today he called the White '
House offices by telephone and requested
tho president to withdraw his nomination.
There was no Indication who the presi
dent might choose to fill the place. The
change In personnel, however, will not
further delay the actual organization of
the new currency system. The aenato al
ready has confirmed W. P. Q. Harding,
A. C. Miller and Charles S. Hamlin us
members of tho board, and they, with
Secretary McAdoo and Comptroller Wil
liams, who sorve as members ex-offlclo,
constitute a quorum, which now may
proceed with tho work.
Later today JVr. Warburg communi
cated with the White House officials and
President Wilson sent him a telegram
asking his to reconsider his declination
to servo on the board. Senator Hitch
cock of tho senate hanking committee
about the same time received a telejfrain
from Mr. Warburg declining to pear.
bofore the committee.
NEW YOKK. July 7. Paul M, War
burg said today that ho did not care to
discuss at this time his withdrawal from
the federal reserve board.
Mr. Warburg's telegram to Senate r
I acknowledge receipt of your telegram
cf yesterday, inviting mo to nppea. before
vour committee. 1 cannot comply with
this request because, feeling that tin ac
tion 'of the committee last Thursday In
withholding uctlon regarding my name.
while favorably reporting the ramos of.
tho. throe of the nominees ;weaie a smi
tlon whlcir might impair ny usefulness
as a member of federal resorvo bi.ard. I
wioto the president on Friday uspect-
fully reruestlng the withdrawal of my;
Furtbcriiipro, while 1 should liavo been
glud to appear beforo your committee. If
li had deemed conference .with all of tho
nominees necessary to guide its action, 1
feel that 1 should not do so after one
nllipi ncimlnpe and 'niVKOlf had been
rtngled out for cxanunatlon, Inasmuch as
my willingness to servo on the rederal
reserve board was bused on the hope that
the scnato would appreciate my motives
In accepting tho office, and would un
reservedly extend to me that full sup
port and confidence which should bo en-
Joyed by all the members of the board IU
it to effectively luiilll its nursion.
Forty Thousand Ooal
Miners in Illinois
Idle, Says McDonald
SPHINGFIELD, 111., July 7.-A des-
peratc condition In the coal mining In
dustry In Illinois was depleted by Dun
can McDonald, . secretary Treasurer of
the Illinois Mine Workers, addressing tho
state efficiency and economy committee
at Its meeting today at tho state house,
considering reorganization of the labor
and mining agencies of Illinois. Forty
thousand of tho 90,000 members of his or
der In tho stato are out of work, said
Mr. McDonald, because of the overdoing
of the coal mining Industry In Illinois.
"Many of theBe miners are on tho
verge of starvation," said the speaker,
"as wo have not enough money In our
relief fund to supply them all. Eighteen
mining companies failed last year und
probably more than that number will fall
this year. Too many mines are being
opened. There should be a law here like
that In Germany, restricting the opening
of new mines."
Plead Not Guilty
PES MOINES, la., July 7.-Pleas of not
gulltv were Moday entered In federal
court bofore Judge Smith McPhcrson for
each of tho thirty-six officials and mem
bers of. the National Association of Mas
ter Plumber, recently indicted on charges
of conspiracy In resttnlnt of trade In vio
lation of the Sherman anti-trust law.
None of the defendants appeared In
court. In person, tho pleas being tendered
by counsel. Judge McPherson sot the'
casea for trial on December S. The fed
eral grand Jury Indictments wure returned
lime 1 last. All of the defendants are at
j liberty on bond. They reside In Iowa,
i Illinois. Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota,
i Missouri and Nebraska.
NEW ORLEANS. La., July 7.-Rat ex
termination to prevent a spread ot the
bubonic plague In New Orleans ws un
dertaken today under the direction -of
Dr. French Simpson, who was ordered
here from New Tork by Surgeon General
Blue of tho public health servio. Sev
eral hundred men have been engaged by
the city authorities to assist Dr. Simpson
and the expert rat catchers who are ex
pected today from Ran Francisco. Of the
several thousund rats examined to date
none has shown traces of the disease. A
general cleanup along the river front was
Drawn for The Bee by Powell.
IOWA INSPECTOR ACCUSED
Speaker at Veterinarians Says
Commissioner Sells Sick Cows.
FOOD INSPECTION SLIGHTED
llnwkeyo Officials Charged irlth
NeKleutlnir Their Unties nnd ns
IlelnR Ilcsponslble. for
Spread of Tulieroulosls.
Grave charges were made against tho
commissioner of tho stato of Iowa, nt tho
meeting ot tho Missouri Valley Veter
inary association at the Homo hotel,
when Dr. J. W, Griffith of Cedar Ilaplds,
la., mado his report for tho committee on
food and duiry Inspection.
"Thero Is little Intorest taken In tlio
food Inspection In Iowa on tho part of
the veterinarians," ' said' Dr. Griffith.
"We had one real dairy Inspector there a.
few years ago, howover;vhose name was
'Wright.' "Ho did uctual Vork and mado
numerous tests. But of late we have
had a man for Inspector who has been
known to sell diseased cows, himself.
"At Waterloo, when they tried to pass
an ordinance requiring that cows of
dairies which sold milk In the city, be
tested for tuberculosis, the commissioner
sent a man down there to tell them that
such an ordinance would bo Interfering
with his work and said they could not
pass uuch an ordinance.
"I think that probably 8G per cent of
tho dairymen are honest and would not
sell mill: from diseased cows, especially
lllnenne Anionic Hok.
"I find that tuberculosis Is growing
rapidly among hogs fed on milk. The
hogs so affected arc caught by the meat
Inspection, but the children Just die. It
tContlnucd on Pago Two.)
Mickel Heads the
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. July 7.-(8pe-clal
Telegram.) Oeorge E. Mickel of
Omaha was elected president of the
Phonograph Jobbers' association ftt the
meeting held hc,re laHt evening. This
Is an association of American Jobbers
and the business said to have been trans
acted last year by the members Is three
times as grcut as tho piano business of
Attempt is Made to
Poison Newly Weds
ROCHESTER, N. Y July 7. District
Attorney Horaco A. Fitch today began a
John Doe Investigation Into an alleged
attempt to poison Mr. and Mrs. Andrew
Matrallles at East Uloomflcld. Enough
parls green to poison d regiment was
nlaced In tho Metralllcs well, according
to County Bacteriologist Sanderson, who
examined water taken from It.
Mr. and Mrs. Matrallles were married
-iv u'i.im mm Tt lit Intimated that an
faired suitor for Mrs. Matrallles' hand,
who was rejected, Is suspected, snd a
warrant for his arrest Is expected.
At midnight July 3 Matrallles heard a
noise In his yard and saw a man running
away. In tho morning quantities of parls
groen wore discovered about the well.
WASHINGTON, July 7.--Comptrollef
Williams, before a senate committee In
vestigating charges of misuse of official
letterheuds for promotion of a North
Carolina gold mining project, today re
iterated his previous statement that he
u.. ini.r.it wtintAnAver ill the nrnn-
iiau . 1U ,,,,u.w v . . m '
erty and denies that lie ever arranged a
conference between the promoter and tho
Senators Pomerene and Swanson testi
fied they bought sto k In the mine, W,
O. Newman, tho promoter, contradicted
testimony by Comptroller Williams that
he had received no communication ubout
the mine from Newman except a few tel
esrams. Newman offered to produce let
ters, but Senator Thompson, chairman of
the committee, declined to receive them.
Senator Clapp objected and said the let
ters should be produce
i ' 'iiiiiniiiHimmfflmffnwrr,ffnittnT-itH' Zt I
the Pool or on Dry Land?
PI I ; Jjg J j
The National Capital
Tuesdny, July T, 1014.
Met at H a. in.
Investigation of charge of misuse of
official stationary for a gold mlno pro
motion was resumed by a special com
mittee. Ilanklng committee continued examina
tion of President Wilson's nominations
to federal reserve board.
Met at noon.
Itesumed consideration of the confer
ence report on the Indian appropriation
Ends Long Journey
to Wife's Bedside
PHILADELPHIA, rn,, "jlilyTlAnptaln-
P. If. Uberroth of the revenue cutter ser
vice ended a Mco-mlto rai'e from Urialaska
today when ho arrived at the bedside of
his wlfo In this city;
Mrs. Uberroth was stricken several
weeks ago and a serious' operation bo
camo necessary. Her husband, who was
in command of the rcvenuo cutter McCul.
loch In Alaskan waters, was notified and
left on his long Journey fourteen days
ago. His son, Lieutenant F. E. P.
Uberroth, who was on tho battleship Ver-
ment at Vera Cruz, was also summoned
and arrived homo Saturday night.
Mrs. Uberroth's condition today was
unchanged. Sho refused to undergo the
operation until hor' husband and son ar
Judgment in River
Collision Case Will
Be Ready Saturday
MONTREAL, July 7. The Judgment of
the commission which Inquired into the
wreck of the Empress of Ireland will bo
delivered next Saturday forenoon, accord
ing to advices received today from Que
bec. The collier Storstad, which rammed
and sunk the Empress1 In the St. Law
rence on May 29, was sold today In the
admiralty court for $176,000. It la under
stood that the purchasers were tho
The Storstad waa held as security for
damages In the 3,000,000 action brought
by the Canadian Pacific railway, owners
of tho Empress, against the collier's own
ers. It will now be released as soon as
tlio purchase money Is paid.
G. A WILSON, UNION PACIFIC
EMPLOYE, CALLED BY DEATH
George A. Wilson, 711 North Nineteenth
street, and for forty-three years con
nected with the I'nlon Pnclflo here, died
nt his homo last night, following a week
or more of Illness from pneumonia, Mr,
Wilson was one'o fthe best known men
omployed In th emechanlcal end of the
big railroad arid Is survived by his widow,
one brother and three sisters. Mr. Wil
son had lived In the same house for
over thirty years.
The deceased was born In Cornwall,
Prince Edward Island lh 1S66 ,and camo
to Omaha In 1871. The day after his
arrival he entered the railroad's employ
and hod been with them contlnuausly
His mother. Mrs. Esther Wilson, a
brother, James A, Wilson, and three sis
ters, Miss Mario, Mrs. John Bryans und
Mrs. L. W. DeValon. survive.
ARE ALSO BANKRUPT
KANSAS CITV. Mo., July 7. The three
construction companies which built the
Kansas City, Mexico & Orient railway
and which went Into bankruptcy with the
road, were auctioned off on the steps of
the federal building here today for 5 cents
on the dollar.
Benjamin 8. Harmon of New York
City, representing the stockholders' com
mittee, bought all three companies for
nn aggregate of JHS.Oft). The Union Con
struction company brought $50,000, the In
ternational Construction company of Dclu
ware was1 sold for $56,000, and the Inter
national Construction company ot Texas
THIRTY REAL PROGRESSIVES
That Many Actually Registered Out
of Seventy-Six Delegates.
DRAW ON THE OTHER PARTIES
nepresentatlves to the. Stato Con
vention Am Taken from tlio
nanki of other Politi
Out of seventy-six delegates ohosen by
the Douglas county progressives for the
progressive stato convention only thirty
are registered oa progressives In the office
of-tho election commissioner of Douglas
county. It was tough ploklnff to find
enough progressives to mako up a county
delegation for the state convention, so
the few bull moosers who gathored on
the top floor ot the City National bank
building 'In-convention had to Invade the
rnnSts-of the republicans, the no p&rtyites,
tho progressive republicans and oven ihe
democrats to find enough men, to make
Thus when tho names of the seventy-
six delegates are checked up tt Is found
they are registered, or not registered, as
the case may be, as follows:
No party l
null moose , , , 1
Not registered 17
Progressive republican i 9
Mike Murphy Is the lone democrat the
bult moosers dragged Into the list of dele
gates. George M. Rlbbel la tho fellow
who registered as "bull moose," and will
therefore not bo allowed to vote In the
primaries at all unless he changes his
(Continued on Page Two.)
PITTSBURGH, Pa., July 7.-Tbo ex-
pected rush of. strikers to claim their
old Jobs at the plants of the Westing-
house companies did not take place this
morning, although a, hundred or more
men were added to the working force In
the electrio shops. Bta,te troopers and
strike pickets were to be seen every
where, but they experienced no diffi
culty In maintaining the good order that
has characterized the strike. Leaders ot
the men declared the new workers were
brought from Pittsburgh, but company
employes said they were from the ranks
of the strikers.
Forger Escapes from
Duluth Court House
DULUTH, Minn., July 7-The police
and county officers are hunting today
for Harry W. Quell, confessed forger,
who escaped from a room In the St. Louis
county court house late yesterday, after
he had pleaded guilty to forgery.
Quell had gone under the aliases of At
fred II. Stewart, F. W. Cameron, H. A!
bert Stewart and F. W. Allen. He Is said
to be wanted by the police of Omaha,
Denver, Indianapolis, Memphis and Cin
cinnati. PUBLIC FUNERAL FOR
NEW YORK, July 7. The public fu-
neral and demonstration planned tor
Saturday by anarchists and others In
honor of three men and the woman killed
by the bomb explosion of July 4, has been
called off. This announcement was made
today by Ionard Abbott, president of
Free Speech league, who said the Board
of Health had refused to allow the bodies
to remain unhurried later than 9 o'clock
It Is possiblo the victims will be cre
mated and the public funeral held over
tho ashes. This had not been definitely
ALLEGED MURDERER OF
JEWELER IS ARRESTED
BURLINGTON, Wis., July 7.-Harold
C, Schneider, wanted In Chicago In con
nection with the murder of John II.
Logue, a Jeweler, slain 'n ilia office in
the MoVlcker's Theater bmUluj Decern'
ber 30, 1912, was arrested today ut Honey
Creek, near her
IN FRONT OF YERA
Mexican Commander Tells Funston
Mutineers Are Planning to At
tack American Lines.
CARRANZA AGENT ON THE J03
He Asks Permit to Pass lines to
Try to Persuade Revoltos to Qo
Into Rebel Zone.
MORE FRICTION AT T0RRE0N
Another Break Between Carranza
nnd Villa is Probable.
TREASURER GENERAL JAILED
Carranslstas Fear Villa Will Force
Him to Sljrn Three Slllllon Pesos
of Note Diverted to
WASHINGTON. July 7Brlgadler Gen
eral Funston In a dlspatcn to the War de
partment today confirmed roports of a.
mutiny nmong General Huerta's forces
before the American outposts at Vera.
Crui. General Funston reported the Mex
ican commander had Informed him of tho
uprising and of the throat of tho muti
neers to attack the American lines. If an
attack should bo made In View ot Iho
Moxlcan commander's action In notifying
General Funston, It would hot be regarded
as "an attack under orders."
General Funston aleo informed tho War
department that Marine Private Helnriclt
Thobe, who recontly mysteriously disap
peared, waa within the Mexican lines and
unharmed, but gave no dotalls.
Cnrransn Aaent nn Job.
VERA CRUZ, July 7. Word of n revolt
on tho part of a largo number ot tho fed
eral troops stationed along tho line In
front of tho American outposts reached
constitutionalist agents In this city lata
last night. Tlio advices conveying this
Information also expressed tho fear that
General Huerta, would send a punitive ex
pedition from Cordoba against tho muti
In ordr to prevent a clash between
forces loyal to Huerta and those reported
In revolt near the American lines which
might result in complications with the
American outposts, Octavlo Campro, C&r
rant&'a agent here, appealed to General
Funston tor permission to pass tho lines
tonight In order to Instruct tho mutinous
troops to movo rapidly away from the
neighborhood ot Vora Crux Into territory
hold by the constitutionalists.
Qonoral Funston, who had already betn
Informed that unusual developments ot
some kind were taking place within the
federal lines, had given orders to tho
outposts to maintain usual vigilance Ho
of the existing armistice', and In order
to maintain the neutral position of tho
Another Break Probable,
Carransa's action In dismissing General
Felloe Angeles from tho constitutionalist
army, with Its prospects of another break
with Villa, waa the principal topic of dis
cussion today among constitutionalist
agents here. Charles A. Douglas, General
Carranza's counsel, declared openly that
Angeles must bo removed from the situa
tion before peace could be brought about
between Carranza and Villa
According to one personal metsaga
from Villa, received here today from
Torreon, differences between himself
and Carranza are bolng satisfactorily
adjusted. No mention was made ot
Pending tho outcome ot the Torreon
conference, Carranza's agents continued
their waiting for his decision as to tho
proposed conference with Hurts, s dale-
gates. Juan Urquldl, secretary of tho
constitutionalist agency who recently
started for Moxlco on a confidential mis
sldn, returned today. Hla friends urged,
him not to Join Carranza because ot hla
avowed support ot Villa,
Treasurer flr.nernl Looked Up,
EL PASO, Tex,, July 7. Tho release !
Serapplo Agulrre, treasurer general ot tho
constitutionalists and a virtual prisoner
ot the Villa taction In Chihuahua City..
was among the main issues ot the con
ference at Torreon to adjust tho Car-ranza-VlIla
dispute, according to Car
ranza officials here.
Agulrre Is the most prominent ot the
twenty-four Carranza officials arrested
some weeks ago in Juares by Villa mili
tary authorities and sent to Chihuahua,
the state capital.
Agulrre still retains his title as treas
urer of the constitutionalists and without
his signature the 8,000,000 pesos worth of
unsigned Carranza flat currency, alleged
to have been seized last week by Villa
agentn and smuggled Into Chihuahua,
has been declared Invalid. Carranza fol
lowers In El Paso declare that if Agulrre
signed this issue while a virtual prisoner
ot Villa's men It would not be recognized,
as his act would be considered an Invol
untary and unwilling one.
El Paso police today continue their
search for Santiago S. Wlnfleld, the con
stitutionalist treasury agent for whom a
federal warrant has been Issued In Wash
Ingto. Wlnfleld has remained In Juarez.
Alarmed by the "report that other Villa
(Continued on Pago Two.)
Mrs. Bacon Clears
Herself of Charges
and Goes to Hospital
NEW YORK, July 7. Mrs. Dora Emma
Bacon, having accomplished her an
nounced purpose of clearing her name ot
the charges which Captain Samuel Mar
shall Bacon made In hla suit for divorce,
was prepared today to submit to the dan
gerous surgical operation which she de
layed until she could defend herself In
court for the sake of her children Jus
tice Lehmann yesterday handed down the
decision granting her separation from
Bacon, the captain of a tugboat, and dis
missing the suit for divorce. When told
by surgeons several weeks ago that the
operation might prove fatal, Mrs. Bacon
applied to the couit tor an tmmedlato
hearing ot the case thut she might enter
a hospital free from worry occasioned by
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