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VOL. XL1V-X0. 30.
On Trains ana at
Hotel Hews standi, Be.
Bequests Be Given Opportunity to
Appear Before Foreign Rela
tions Committee.
Says Would Like to Be Heard From
In Pact Likely Favorably
Acted On.
Had Knowledge of Everything and
Solely R.nponsible.
3IIssonrlnn la Opposed to Letting;
Colonel Voice Ilia Vlewa In
ncgnrd to Colombia Con
Tentlon. WASHINGTON, July 22.-A request
from Colonel Roosevelt for an oppor
tunity to appear before tho donate for
eign relations committee In opposition to
the Colombian treaty wan considered to
day by the committee, without action,
however, as Chairman Stone was unable
to marshal a quorum. Colonel Roosc
vtlt wrote Chairman Stone ho wanted
to tell why he opposed paying $25,000,000
to Colombia for the partition of Panama.
"I replied to Colonel Roosevelt's letter
personally, saying that I would submit
the matter of hearings on the Colombian
treaty and his appearance before It to
the committee," said Senator Stone. "I
don't know what they will do about It"
Hasn't Set Dnte.
The Missouri senator said he had not
net a dato for another meeting of the
Later Senator Stone made public Colonel
Roosevelt's letter. In which the former
president wrote:
"If there Is any intention of your com
mittee to act favorably on the proposed
treaty with Colombia, by which we are
to pay Colombia $3,000,000 and to express
regret for the action taken In the past, I
respectfully request to be heard thereon.
"I was president throughout tho time
of the negotiations, first with Colombia
and then with Panama, by which we
acquired the right to build the "Panama
canal. Every net of .this government In
connection with thcseWegotlatlons and
with other proceedings for taking posses
sion of tho canal zone and beginning the
building of the canal was taken by my
express direction or else In carrying out
the course of conduct, I as president,
hod laid down.
Had FntI Kumvlerifre.
"I- had. full knowledge, of everythlptg- of
any Importance that wns done In regard
thereto by any agent of the government,
and I was solely responsible for what
was done. Tho then "secretary of state,
John Hay, who Is now dead, tjnd'alinost
an complete a first hand knowledge of
what occurred; but no man now living,
except myself, has this first hand knowl
edge, and no man, living or dead, shared
with me the responslbllllyfor the action
I took, save In a wholly minor degree. I
"I request to appear before you, to I
make a full statement of exactly what I
did and of what was done by my orders,
to state the reasons therefor and to an
swer any questions that your body or
the members of your body choose to put
to me."
Oppoaen Hrarlnir.
Senator Stone Indicated that he person
ally was not Jn favor of hearings.
"Tho question 'to be considered by this
committee," said Senator Stone, "Is not
so much what happened In Colombia ten
or eleven years ago. The subject for us
to consider Is how to adjust our relations.
Colonel Roosevelt has said time and again
what he had to say about Colombia, if
he has anything further to say, as far
as I am concerned, let him write It out
and send It to the committee. I am not
much In favor of turning the foreign rela
tions committee of the senate Into a
town meeting."
Hebron Man Injured.
HEBRON. Neb., July 22. (Special Tele
gram.) Carl Lennon received a broken
arm In a runaway accident yesterday
and narrowly escaped drowning when his
buggy turned a somersault throwing him
Into tho Bluo river. His arm Is fractured
in the elbow Joint.
The Weather
Forecast till 7 p. m. Thursday:
Tor Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Temperature nt Omnlia Yesterday.
Hours. Deg.
5 a. m
ft ii. m 76
7 a. m 77
s a. m 73
0 a. m 73
10 a m SO
11 a. m SI
12 m 88
1 p. m W
2 p. m 92
3 p. in 91
i p. m 81
5 p. in 92
c p. in Dt
7 a. in .4)
8 p m Si
Comparative Local Record.
19H. 1913. 1312. 1911.
Highest yesterday 91 01 02 vt
Lowest yesterday 75 05 01 fiS
Mean ttmpcruture 81 so 7n
"Precipitation T .0? .J) .1!
Temperature and precipitation depart
ures from the normal:
Normal temreraturo 77
Excess for the day 7
Total excess since March 1 , 2$
Normal precipitation 13 Inch
Deficiency tor tho day 13 inch
Total rainfall since March 1... It. 49 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 2.01 Inches
(Deficiency for cor. period, 191.. .ii inches
'Deficiency for ror. period, 1812. 7.31 Inches
Ilcport.n from Sfntloim ill 7 l. 31,
Station ai.d t'tate Tomp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 p. in. eat. fall.
Cheyenne, pt. cloudy HS en .Ort
Donver. cloudy . 70 .
Des Moines, cloudy 91 fts 'f
Dodgo City, clear SS 91 .
I-aniier. clear 74 76 .0
North Platte, clear W 7S .
Omaha, clear fll T
Pueblo, rain 70 7 T
Rapid City, clear 74 71 .24
Salt Lake City, clear 7 7 3tf
Banta Fe, cloudy 76 .as
Sheridan, rlar 7S SO .(n
Sioux City, ouear 76 Si
Valentine, clear 7S V .00
T" Indicates trace of precipitation.
I A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
fat: , . -Zf rr
"WASHINGTON. July 22. Taking bits of
testimony from tho record of Thomas D.
Jones' testimony beforethe senate com
mittee and bits of President wiisons
letter urging that Jones do connrnicu no i of nn aOBo(1 conspiracy among dealers
a mombcr of tho federal reserve board. f nnd cxpor(crs o whent at Kansas Clly.
Senator Reed of Missouri has compared : Mo tf depress prices to fanners, was
them in a lengthy statement and draws j pr0V,jcd )n a resolution by Represents
the conclusion that "no democrat can , Uve DomtIo of Kansas, favorably re
.conslstently confirm him." Reed bases j J)ortC(J (odny by tno interstate comrV.'o
his nttacK on Jones recora as n, innnuur
of the board of directors of the harvester
trust and Intimates that tho president's
recommendation has a double meaning.
Delegates of Hawkeye; State to As
semble at Council Bluffs.
Vnrlona Lenders of rolltlcnl Con
vention Can See Nothing Else
Ahentl Rut Easy Aixreement
, Amonir All.
Now that the delegates for the Iowa
state democratic convention have prac
tically all .arrived In Council Bluffs for
tho convention, which is to bo hoW In
tho Auditorium there beginning at 10:30
this morning, there Is much talk of state
harmony and only an undercurrent that
savors of possible fllssentlon arising over
the question of state wide woman suf
frage and, state wide prohibition. Several
hundred of tho delegates gathered at the
Grand hotel during the day yesterday,
and discussed politics freely. They are
enthusiastic lot this year, and all declare
the democrats In the stato have a better
'chance this year, than they hays had .for
many years. .
For Iown is a republican state, and since
the days of Governor Bole twenty years
ago thcro hao been no democratic gov
"W, . , .
, "Yevof'course,'the opposition la active,"
admitted tho democratic .candidate! for
governor, John T. Hamilton of Cedar
Rapids, In his room at the Grand hotel
when nsked if he anticipated any hard
fight against the present republican gov
ernor, George Clarke. "But, we'll make
the fight." Mr. Hamilton was on tho
ground early and engaged a spacious
room where he was in, almost constant
conference with his friends.
Expects llnril Flifht.
Maurlco'connolly, temporary chairman
of tho convention, congressman from
Iowa, and now candidate ror the senate
against Albert B. Cummins, also nvrlved
early in the day and engaged a large
room. He admits tUat he will have a
hard fight, but he and his friends say
that Cummins has been In the senate so
lone that thore aro many things that can
be) pointed out against his record.
Connolly Is not alone at the Convention.
He has a particularly active sister. Miss
Eleanor Connolly, who wants to see him
elected to the United States senate. This
sister came with him to the convention.'
Women In the big hotel lobby, crowded
with burly doublefisted politicians, slipped
In nnd out among tho crowd talking
politics ns freely ai the men and more
Intelligently perhaps than many of them.
Miss Connolly Is n great favorite of her
brother as he Is of her. Tho father of j
the two Is not living, and the. two have
made chums of one nnother for many
"Oh. I came Just because I like to be
with hlm.V .she said, speaking ,of her
brother's campaign. I am very anxious
for him to bo elected."
Interested in SuffrnKC
Miss Connolly says sho Is not a suf
fragette, as 'she cannot approve of some
of the violent methods employed, but says
she is interested In the woihan siiffrace i
movement in so far as It might better 'and Fred L. Sargent, two Omaha saloon
tho conditions. of the wording glrh. "It's: keepers, and their surety, the Illinois
a woman's privilege." she said, "to get Surety company. Murray alleges that ho
whatever sho can from a man without; was set upon by four or five men In
him even knowing she is getting It.' I the ualoonB of the nbove defendants and
Judge Martin J. Wade of Iowa City, j seriously hurt. He sued for 20,0i
democratic national committeeman from ' damages and received a verdict In favor
Iowa, arrived early and began to ho!dif himself for fl.GOO.
conferences, to Insure the uncompromising. ..... . .... i..rriw
endorsement of tho national admlnlstra- PRINCE WILLIAM TO MARRY
tlon. Most of the delegates declared. I DAUGHTER OF LUDWIG
however, there could be no possible fight' r
on this matter, as the whole democracy; Ml.s,rHi ,,avarla. July 22.-The be
U ,eSr; HW?A'.'lan mOU80nthl"Pu0,nt 'trothal of Prince William of Hohensol
Nick Reed of Ottumwa. present chair- l , fathcr., of former King Manuel
man of the state central committee came 'f ,,ortlli?al to a daUBtcr of the king
to the hotel lobby wearing a smile that Lf Bavor,a, , understood to be Imminent,
wouidn t come off. Why not? He has nrrlvotl nt ,;cus,Pttcn neRr o worry aoou, en is one or ,
muse it uauu iiciaiiciicu uciuuuruis, unu
he doesn't want tho chairmanship again.
He was appointed United States marshal
for the southern district of Iowa and has
already served long enough to draw sev
eral pay envelopes. Happy democrat!
Connolly to Preside.
As to who shall preside over the con
vention there can be no fight. Happy
democracy of Iowa, again, for the state
central committee decided upon Maurice
Connolly many days before the conven
tion. As to who shall be elected chairman
of the central committee for the ensuing
year, the delcgatea again declara there
can be no fight on this, as he Is all picked I
and there Is a unanimous sentiment for
Dr. J. W, Reynolds of Creston. He has
been o nth estate committee ofr six
(Continued on rr Two.)
Riolution Calling for Investigation
of Alleged Conspiracy at
K. C. Approved.
Dealers and Exporters Accused of
Holding Down Quotations to
the Farmers.
Redfield Says He Will Send Two
Inspectors Out to Kansas.
President of Knn'an City Hoard of
Trnile nml Olhcr Grain Men
Deny dinners nrouttht
Against Them.
WASHINGTON. July 22. -Investigation
Secretary Rcdflcld of the Department of
Commerce assured Mr. Doollttlo ho would
at once send two Inspectors to Kansas
to Investigate and report.
Mr Doollttlo told the house that for a
wheat crop of 180.000,000 bushels producers
were getting 63 cents at loading elevators
In Kansas, whllo large quantities were
being sold for export at Kansas City,
Mo., as high as 86 cents.
Deny Charges.
KANSAS CITY. July 22.-Questloned
regarding the resolution by Representa
tive Doollttle of Kansas, which provides
for an Investigation of nn alleged con
spiracy among dealers and exporters of
wheat hero to depress tho price to fann
ers, A. U Ernst, president of the Kansas
City Board of Trade, and other locol
grain dealers today denied the charges
contained In the resolution and assorted
that tho competition on the local market
this season was the keenest ever experi
enced. Control Impossible.
"Kansas City pays tho highest price
of any market In tho country for grain,"
Mr. Ernst said. "Kansas City could not
control wheat prices It It would. The
prlco of S3 cents given to tho farmers nt
loading elevators In Kansas, mentioned
by Mr. Doollttlo, was tho low market
price. This has Increased since his In
vestigation. Further, tho 85-cent prlco
mentioned by him was not the price of
tile 4'heat here, tyy.'Hie prlco delivered
at a seaport town, ready for export."
Norris Has Bill to
Prevent Railroads
Owning Outside Stock
WASHINGTON, July 22,-Ownershlp of
stock by interstate carriers in other cor
porations without sanction of the Inter
state Commerce commission would be
made a criminal offense by a bill Intro
duced today by Senator Norris of Ne
braska. Disclosures of the New Haven
investigation and the Now York Central
railroad Interest In coal companies
prompted the measure. Any official using
a railroad's money for campaign con
tributions or for procuring franchise
rights would bo criminally liable.
Three Damage Oases
Taken to High Court
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, Neb., July 22. (Speclal.)
Two cases were appealed to the BUprome
court today as a result of the wroclt
which occurred on the Rock Island rail
road on August 12, 1913; when Barnum &
Bailey's circus train was run Into by a
Rock Island freight.
The Rock Island appeals In both cases.
the "r8t ca8e ,n ,'rous,,'t Jiy ,J,,,"e8
?ro,Kan- rpenter. for ISO.000 for In-
juries rcccivcu uil hvuuuih u; iii.j
and who received a verdict for $15,000 In
tho case which was tried In tho district
court of Douglas county.
Tho second case was brought by Jo
seph Mnncher against the railroad for
JSO.000. a Judgment being given for JlO.OuO.
Manchcr was a cook.
Another case appealed from tho dis
trict court of Rock county Inovlves
Omaha parties and was brought by AVI1-
Ham Murray against Lewis A. Adams
Munlchi today n a Mslt to the Bavarian
royal family, and It Is bollevcd the of
ficial announcement of the engagement
will soon be made.
Prince William, who is SO years old,
is a wldowor, his first wifo having died
The prince's future bride Is said to bo
Prlncehs Adclgundc, King Lulwlg's oldest
daughter, who was born October 17, H70.
AN experienced man as financial
secretary, soliciting, keeping ac
counts, etc., for an educational in
stitution; good salary to right
party; give age. qualifications, etc.
ror further Information about
this opportunity, see tho Want
Ad Bactlou of today's Bee.
BN&W 'i S) I m IM I du uQuc coo, i aonc waned i
aHH i At iitin- jtjvh w v - . rvT r. -r . v i
Drawn for The Rco hy Powell.
Visitors Give Exhibition at Y. M. C.
A. and Astound Spectators.
Opening I'roixrnm of Itahenilnn
Olympic nt Turner Ilnll, "While.
Outdoor Events .Nlnrt In
4 lie Mnrulncr.
Wonderful nthletlo development and
gymnastic prowess by tho visiting Tol
Jed Sokol teams, who arc hero for the
national tournament, which begins at
Uourko park this morning was demon
strated to Omahans at the Young Men's
Christian association.
Fifteen men of lh Now York City
toafii. iiiidr Aij-cctof Joe riregbr' nml
Captain Anton Klar, secured permission
to practice) on apparatus In tho associa
tion gymnasium. Tho team and Indi
vidual stunts put nn by tlio Turners wero
a revelation to oven tho physical ill
rectors at tho association, while tho or
dinary athletes thoro and a largo gallorv
of spectators wero nwe-strlckcn with tho
oaso and skill of tiio Rohcmlan gymnasts,
and loud In their praise.
All Itencly for Event
Everything Is now In readiness at
Rourko park for tlio first events of tho
big tournament this morning. Na
tional Leader nml Director Frank Flllp
of Cedar Rnplds, la., und his assistant,
Joe I'okorny of Chicago, spent tho morn
ing nt tho park, "making uro that all tho
details were attended to.
Whllo thoy looked after that end of
tho preparations a largo reception com
mltteo of local Sokols met Incoming dolo
gatlons with nutos at tho depots nnd es
corted them to their hotels, to Turner
hall, the Bohemian headquarters nnd to
Hotol Rome, whero tho leaders maintain
their uptown headquarters.
Ilnll In fin in Attire.
Turner hall, where the preliminary
opening of tho tournament and tho "wel
come" speechmaklng was hold last even
ing, has been entirely repainted nnd
redecorated, Inside and out, nnd Is now
In gala dress with many Sokol flogs and
tho red and white bunting of tho Turners.
In front of tho building is a largo elec
clectrlc sign, spelling "Vitnmo Vas," the
Rohcmlan expression for "welcome." All
over tho city are tho Sokol flags, with
"Na Zdar." or "greetings" painted on
them. South Thirteenth street Is cspe
rlully well decorated with tho Sokol
color, and last evening it was a regular
maze of red and white electric lights In
the neighlHiihood of Tumor hall.
Beatrice Couple
i Denied License
CKDAR FALLS. Ia., July 22.-(Speclal
Telegram.) A young cnuplo from
' Beatrice, Neb., were denied a marriage
; license In this city today becaune a tclo
' gram came to the llcenso clerk from tho
! man's mothor stating ho was under ago.
! The man's namo Is Hryson Burroughs
I and his mother Is Mrs. D. N. Burroughs.
It Is believed sho mnt dispatches to other
county clerks sttic groom-to-be was
heard to say to hU sweet heart. "We will
go to Minneapolis for our license If we
can't get one In Iowa," they sold.
Young Burroughs has loen employed In
this city for tho last year and a half.
The couple aro both dlmlnltlve In size.
1 BROKEN BOW, Neb.. July 21.-(Spe-,
clal.) Because ho refused to fill a booze
, prescription. A. H. Souders, n prominent
.druggist here, was assaulted by Albert
i Chrisman, a young farmer, living Key
I oral miles north of town. The assault
took place on thn street near Souders'
j drug store. Chrlsmun striking the drug
, gist in the fare anil then making his
escapu on a liorsn he had In readiness.
Sheriff Wilson and Constable arable gava
chase In an automobile nnd caught up
with the fugitive about a mile north of
town, the sheriff having to pull the young
man from his horse bofore he would sur
render. When taken before Police Judge
Kchwlnd, Chrisman pleaded guilty to the
charge of assault and received a generous
fine at the hands of the court. Mr. Sou
ders was not seriously Injured.
Johnny Won't Play Any More
lows cX WokaZ Sr.
Government Denies Existence of
Dooumentis Quoted by Calmettc.
Defendant's Ilimlinml nml Lawyer
for Klunrn In Nenr l'hyslenl
Clash Purchase of Oiui
, Is Described.
PARIS, July 22. Politics was tho pre
dominating factor today In connection
with the trial of Mmo. Cnlllaux for the
murder of Gaston Calmette, editor of tho
Tho Frencn government won under
stood to be greatly concerned In regard
to tho diplomatic documents mentioned at
yesterday's henrlng as having been In
tho possession nt the assassinated editor.
Those documents. It was stated, wero
later handed over to President Polncare,
who passed them on to the foreign office
Senator Blenvonue Martin, acting min
ister of foreign affairs, was up most of
tho nlKht nnd nn activo InterchanKO of
telegrams took placo between him and
Premier Reno Vlvlanl, now In Russia,
with the president.
Joseph Cnlllaux, the prisoner's husband,
and Fernand Laborl, her counsel, mado
a vehement demand that the documents
should le produced In court It Is under
stood that tho premier, anticipating such
a domand, left Instructions with his sub
stitute nt the foreign offlco as to what
courso should be pursued with the papers,
which arc In tho foreign offlco archives.
noriimenU Do Not KxUt.
The moment after the rourt had been
(Continued on Pago Two.)
The National Capital
Welne.dnt Jnly 2:
The Sennte.
Met at noon. , .
The conference roport on the Indian
bill was computed. ...
A democratic caucus to expedite the
trust bills and dlcsuss adjournment was
called for tonight. ... A
Debate was resumed on the river and
harbor bill. . . ...
'Hie foreign relotlons committee con
sidered without action, a request from
Colonel lloosexelt an opportunity to dls
cuh tho Columbia treaty-
Investigation of charges of discrimina
tion by a coal trust against Charleston
and other southern ports waa continued
by a committee.
The llonae.
Met at noon. .
A bill to extend from ten to twenty
years the time within which settlers on
Irrigation projects may repay the govern
ment was debated.
Interstnto commerce committee re
ported resolution for investigation of al
leged depression of wheat prices paid to
Kansas producers.
Itrr'tr ha ffnv maTf
Miss Aldcrmnn, in Omaha Tuesday,
Goes to Counoil Bluffs.,
Altnrni'ri for IIiimiuIrpI Jtny Pub
licly (lint the Prnecutlon lias
Thu'a I'nr Confined Testi
mony o Humors.
The chief complainant against Principal
L. C. Ilnimlsel of tho Omaha High School
of Commerce, charged with being "In
discreet," has icmoved herself from the
Jurisdiction of tho Board of Kducatlon
and 1ms refused to testify. Mr. Rusmlnct
and his attorney havo pwadpd with tho
prosecution to produco her! they state
publicly thut tho complainants have thus
far confined themselves to vague rumors
and heat nay und that this, chief witness
W responsible for all of tlicfcy rumors.
Miss Kdth Aldermnn, the witness In
question was told by tho Judiciary coin
mllteo of tho Hoard of JSducntlqn which Is
hearing thrt charges, that unless she re
turned from lior mother's home In Iowa
to testify the board would go to her and
tuko her testimony. She came to Omaha.
When tho cninmltteo met yesterday Mies
Aldcrmnn, known to hnvo lccn In Omaha
Tuesday night, had disappeared. Sho was
located In Council Bluffs, beyond the Juris
diction of the committee, and sho abso
lutely refused to go on tho stand, unless
Miss Kllnn 15. Drummond, now In
tho eust, and Miss Kathorlne White, now
In Chicago, wero brought back.
"Sho In resorting to subterfuge," said
Attorney C. A. Qoss for Mr. Rusmlsol.
Refuses lo Come llnelc.
Tho chairman of the Judiciary com
mltten wired for Miss Drummond and
Miss White, offering to pay their return
expenses If they would come back to
testify, but they refused, saying they
know mo llttlo of the rasn that It would
not be worth whllo for them to return.
Attorney Kd Simeral and tho other com
plainants nro making no effort to Induce
Miss Alderman to go on th estand. Mr.
Simeral said he did not know what Miss
Alderman Intended to do.
Mr. Rusmlsel's friends declared Miss
Alderman was afraid to subject herself to
thn grilling examination' Attorney Qoss
had prepnred for her. Sho was formerly
a teacher at the Omaha High School of
Commerce nnd her services had ben dis
pensed with because of alleged Ineffi
ciency. All Avnllnhle Witnesses Kmnilnetl.
Tho defense, which has assumed the at
titude of the prosecutors, has little hope
of securing Miss Alderman's testimony
now. Tho Investigating commltteo will
complete Its work today, all of tho avail
able witnesses having been examined.
Mr. Rusmlse), himself, went on the
stand In his own defense. Others who
testified for him wero Miss AUco B.
Hoskln, Krvlng L. Brawford, Lloyd
Bertschl and M. C. Wood, teachers at
the Omaha High School of Commerce.
Twenty-two teachers and pupils have
appeared before tho Judiciary committee
to testify In Mr. Rusmlsel's behalf.
Dr. K. Holovtchlncr, chairman of the
Judiciary commltteo, sold the committee's
report would probably be submitted to the
Board of Kducatlon nt a regular meeting
the first Monday night In August.
Tho committee will meet at 9 o'clock
today to flnlnsh the esse.
BOONK. Ia . July 11. (Special Telo
gram.) Klllfi Needles, who was landed In
Jail here this morning, confessed to steal
ing n valuable horse during the night
from tho Gust Ostberg stables at Day
ton. Ho Is a we lldressed young man
living with lus mother In Des Moines.
He says) he needed ready cash so appro
priated a bridle from one stable and a
horse from another. His statement was
mado to Chief of Police Moyer.
IVullvnl Dates dimmed.
HARVARD, Neb., July 2X (SpeclaD
The dato of Harvard's Fall festival has
been changed from August 13 and 13 un
til Augiist 19 and 20, to prevent oonfUet
with other events.
Drowned nr Mellieta.
GI5RING, Neb., July 22. (Special Tele-gram.l-Conrad
Henry, aired 23 years,
married and a native of Rugila, wan
d row nod in tho Jake near Mclbota lost
night whllo bathing.
South American Mediators Request
Wilson to Obtain Amnesty for
Huerta Followers.
He Insists that There Be No Whole
sale Executions or Confisca
tion of Property.
Will Not Recognize Government
that Refuses to Give Quarter.
llniunr that Conferenee. Will Ho
Held nt Snllltlo Hope Is ex
pressed that There 1VIU lie
. Nn Bloodshed.
WASHINGTON, July 22! Ambassador
Da Gnna of Brazil and Ministers Sunrz
of Chile and Naon of Argentina, the three
mediators In tho Mexican affair, ap
pealed to President Wilson today to hao
the United States use Its Influence with
General Cnrranxa to obtain a general
amnesty for those who supported the
It wns tho first formal call of the three
mediators since tho conference at Niagara
Falls adjourned. They wero accompanied
by Secretary Bryan and for nearly nn
hour discussed the Mexican situation In
all Its phases. They expressed the view
that Francisco Carbajal was ready to
turn over the government to General Car
ranzn, but wanted guarantees that the-
would bo no wholesale executions, ar
rests or confiscation of property.
Thoy told President Wilson that Car
bajal would not surrender uncondition
ally and that unless these guarantees
for tho protection of tho lives and prop
erty of those who supported Huerta wero
given would concentrate all tho military
forces and resist to the utmost any ef
fort to Invade Mexico City.
Statement by Diplomats.
Tho president nnd Mr. Bryan listened
attentively to tho ivlows of the South
American diplomats, especially as they
Indicated that their governments proba
bly would be unable to recognize any ad
ministration In Mexico which refused to
give quarter to Its enemy or establish
Itself by peaenful means In accordance
with civilized practice among nations.
After their talk with the president Sec
retary Bryan and the three diplomats
went to tho State department for a con
ference. That the Influence of the United States,
was being relied on by Provisional Presi
dent Carbajal to obtain satisfactory terms
frqnl ,tlio constitutionalists wns explained
also by Joso Castellnt, personal rcpre
sintatlvo of Carbajal. The mediators
conforred not only with Mr. Cairtellot,
but also with Emlllo Rahassa, head of
tho delegation which represented Huerta
I nt the Niagara conferences.
j Mr. Castellot was confident the Amer-
1 lean government never would permit an
arbitrary entry Into Mexico City. He said
tho Carbajal government wanted no share
In tho fut nro administration, no valida
tion of tho acts of Hucrtn, but simply
guarantees for lives nnd property.
Commission on It's Way.
Word that tho commission which will
represent Carbajal In negotiations with
Carrnnza had left Mexico City came to
Castellot today. Tho commission departed
without obtaining credentials, but since
Carranxa Indicated to the American gov
ernment that ho would receive the com
missions full instructions and authoriza
tion wilt be sent them.
General Carranza :.ns suggested that ths
conference take placo In S&ltlllo.
ST. KDWARD, Neb., Juty 22.-(8peclal.)
William R. Smith, uon of rierson D.
Smith, died at Coronado, Tent City. Cal.,
this morning. Ho was educated at Iaw
rencovlll, N. J., and Anapolls naval
academy and was cashier of the Smith
National bank for four years and one
of tlio directors at tho time of his death.
Ho was u mombcr of tho Omaha club.
Tho body will bo brought to St. Edwards
for burial, complete arrangements not
being madn nt this time.
RLAIR, Neb.. July 22.-fSpeelal.)-A pe
tition Is being circulated for Miss Grace
Ballard to fllo as a candidate for the
offlco of county Judge. Miss Ballard was
graduatod In law Trom the University of
Nebraska this year Sho was born and
raised In this county and Is the daughter
of tho late Attorney M. Ballard. She
will be tho second woman who has ever
filed In this county for a county office
Here's a Dollar
You're Welcome
Mr. Dealer:
If you saw a dollar bill lying
on tho pavement, would you
pick It up?
Even though you had lum
bago, you'd make an effort.
There are dollars plenty of
them lying within easy reach.
Thoy are yours honestly auu
easily, If you want them.
Every product you handle
that Is advertised by the maker
in The Boe represents your,
opportunity for profit.
Make a list of these products
today sort them out put
them in your show windows
and "cash in" on the domand.
Let people know you sell the
goods for which the manufac
turer is creating a market in
this city.