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VOL. XI. V NO.
OMAHA. SATURDAY MOHXINU, JULY
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Berlin Announces Teuton Annies
Have Reached the Enemy
Positions at that
SLAVS ARE DRIVEN BACK
Muscovite Troops in Region West
of Zamoso Are Reported to
Hare Been Repulsed.
WESTERN ASSAULT IS FAILURE
BERLIN. July 2. (Via London.)
The German forces have reached
the Russian positions at Krasnlk In
the southern district of Russian Po
land, according to the orticlal state
ment Issued today by the German
army headquarters. The statement
also says that the Russian forces In
the region west of ZamoBc have been
The statement follows
Western theater: A night attack on
our positions west of Pouches was beaten
"In tho western portion of the Ar
Konnea, a part of the army under the
crown prince, stormed a point of aupport
Northwest of Le Tour De Parla we ad
vanced by storm over a front of five
kilometers (three miles, long and from
00 to 800 meters wi'le. This was car
ried out by .the Wurtemburglan troopa.'
"Twenty-five offlcera and 1,710 men
were made prisoners. Klghteen machine
guns, forty mine throwers and one' re
volver cannon was captured. The French
losses were Important.
"In the Vosges, on Hllfenflrst, we took
an enemy work. Attempts made by the
enemy to recapture tt were repulsed.
Three officers and 149 men fell Into our
"Eastern theater: Southeast of Kal
warya, after stubborn fighting, wo took
a mine position from the enemy and made
090 Ruastaa prisoners.
"Southeastern theater: After storming
the heights southeast of Bukassowloe.
north of Haltcs, the Russians along the
whole front from the district of Naryem
pol to just north of Flrjilow, have been
obliged to retreat. Troops under General
Von Ltngslngen are pursuing the de
"Up to yesterday we had taken 7,765
prisoners, of whom 11 are officers. We
also captured eighteen machine guns.
"The army of Field Marshal Von
Maekensen has driven back the enemy
west of Zamoscy after continuous fight
ing over the Lebunka and Por sector and
has crossed these rivers In part. Fur
ther to the west the enemy position of
the lino of Turobln-Krasnlk-Josefow, the
latter place on the ' Vistula, has , been
been reached (Josofow Is a town on the
Vistula twenty-five miles north of Sand
omlers. Krasnlk lies twelve miles east
of Josefow and Turobln Is twenty-five
miles still further to the east )
"The forward positions at Stroma and
Krasnlk and these places themselves were
"To the west of the Vistula river the
Russians under pressure of our attack
evacuated their bridgehead positions near
Tarlow. Both banks of the Kaolenna are
clear of the enemy.
"Troops under General von Woyvssch,
after successful fighting have driven ths
Russians out of their positions southeast
of Llenno and Ilsa. where they took T0)
prisoners of the Grenadier corps.
Treasurer of Trust
Company Kills Self
as Directors Wait
ANNAPOLIS. Md-, July J. -J. Marshall
(Oaughey, treasurer of the Annapolis
Banking and Trust company, committed
suicide by shooting In his room at his
club here last night .
At the same hour the directors of the
trust company were In session st tho
bank waiting for Caughey to apppear
to explain his accounts.
n uiinu oi mo uuii sma lauirneys
act would In no way affect the fccslnet. of
Forecast till 7 p. m. Saturday:
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Fair; not much change In temperature.
5 a. m..
7 a. m..
8 a. in..
9 a. in..
10 a. m..
11 a. m..
1 p. m..
3 p. m..
3 P. m..
i p. m
s p. m..
7 p. m..
8 p. m..
Highest yesterday 70 4 m m
ijuwcai yesiernay M f3 70
Mean temperature 64 74 7
Precipitation ufc .09 .id l
iiiiun) ana rosri Dilation depar
tures from the normal:
Normal temperature 75
Deficiency for the dar j.
Total deficiency since March I.... m
Normal precipitation ,Snrh
I'eiicienoy lor tne aav 07 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1.... 11 44 inches
Deficiency since March 1 1.81 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 114. 4:1 Inch
Deficiency for cor. period, 113. .7 Inch
Reports from Stations at T P
Station aud Rate Temp. High-
of Weather. T. p. m. est.
Ies Moines, clear....
DodKe li , iloudv...
Nortl rialte. cloudv.
"me a, clear
lln.d City, clear
: tierldan. clear
Sioux City, clear
M M r
72 74 .0"
7 ;4 .i
64 Si .14
r 71 .on
3 ti? .ml
2 M .01
70 f .
M M .00
"T Indicates trace of precipitation.
U A. WELSH, Local Forecaster.
SOLDIERS MUST EAT IN
reservists gathered arourri
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JULIA TO RECEIYE
Decatur People Prepare for a Cele
bration Following Arrival of
Captain Stevens' Boat.
CRAFT NOW NEARING PORT
DECATUR, Neb., July 2. (Spe
cial Telegram.) Captain Stevens'
boat Julia, pushing its barge, which
left Omaha Wednesday- morning, la
expected to arrive in port early to
morrow morning, discharge its cargo,
remain two or three days and load
with grain for the Omaha market.'
The Julia passed Blair Thursday night
snd tied up to the bank a short distance
above the railroad bridge. Early Friday
morning it hoisted anchor and late this
afternoon, was reported at a point about
fivo miles down the river from here. The
boat is expected to dock here early to
morrow morning. The distance irom here
to Blair by river is about forty miles.
The coming of Julia Into port Is not
going to be officially recognized upon
Its arrival, though most of the town will
be at the landing. The official function
is expected to take place Tuesday after
noon, when a celebration will be held
in the town square. The people from the
town and country have been Invited.
Mayor Aldery will preside and deliver
the address of welcome to Captain Ste
vens. It Is expected that a number of
the members of the Omaha Commercial
club will be present and deliver addresses.
At the celebration there will be muslo
and a program of athletic sports, the
purpose being to mako the event some
thing that will be long remembered,
marking the beginning of a new era in
the history of the town.
Vote of Sympathy
for German Union
Men is Rejected
j lJOiWOX, Julv 2 Ihi trade unionists
'of Great Britain toixy dismlsuet with
coiuumeiv me sugewou mai a voie re i
wmiul iiv lie nlven to their Herman fel-
low unionists In trade at the annual con-
jferenoe of the federation now in session wan oiecoverea as ine resuir 01 n.s Knoca
I at Derby ' down a telephone receiver in the
i "Drop such sentimental bosh," was tha I "ruKglo with Edwards in the express
.prompt demand made by H, n Tlllett. the ! "rf',e- A telephone 'girl, !n her effort to
:f.ghtlng head of a number of lea llns ! lea' " hV tho receiver was down, dis
union i covered the murder and notified the po-
Ono of the other delegates declared:
"British workmen vuose sens 'ire at
the front are so bitter on account of
German outrages that they could hardly
be content with anything less than tho
oS wiping out of the German people."
S? : Loud cries of "next business" hurl -id
Hj the proposal to pass a vote of sympathy
3;wlth the German trade unionists.
Qnino fpnm HPlTP-TC!
UUll-O 11UU1 Ulivu
LONDON. July 2. An official
j statement glven out b ythe British
government this evening announces
the capture of certain trenches ln
the Dardanelles operations which
complete the caputre of that part of
the Turkish line gained by the French
on June 21.
PELLAGRA EPiuEftIC IS
FEARED IN ARKANSAS
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July l.-Then,
are now 1W rases of pellagra under ob
servation in Arkansas, according to Dr.
C. W. Garrison, state health officer, who,
with Dr. Joseph Ooldberger of the United
Statea public health service, lias taken .
rharge of a half doxen towns when,
outbreaks have been reported. Dr. Gai
rlson believes that eases not under ob
servation In remote district wUI double
casea of the dlseaae knon to exist.
ORDER TO FIGHT Italian
the mess soup can.
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RED CROSS RELIEF
NEAR MEXICO CITY
Trainload of Corn from Vera Crux
Passes Into Zone Controlled
U. S. OFFICIALS REACH THE CITY
WASHINGTON, Jury --r."- The
American Red Cross relief expedition
for Mexico City has safely passed
Pachuca, within the Carranza lines,
and has gone on toward Mexico City. ;
Whether it has continued on through
the Zapata defenses, and into the capl:
I -:-:. s-:.x V 'as v-s
tal does not-appeapin ioday's reports ; corns with -the- object of breaking
from Consul Bllllroan. . j,hro"f" ,h ltnc ,!!" I'.'" tt.c'
. . ' . : reaching Verdun will be repeated, ac-
A special train of twelve car loads C0ld,ns t0 Meutehant Colonel Rousset.
of corn which left Vera Cruz yester- military critiu of the Petit Parlslen. He
day for Fachua destined to Mexico 'asserts successive cheiks have not die
City, was accompanied by armed : "unured the Germans and they will
.... , 'continue their efforts to gain control of
guards furnished by General Car- ,,hill hUy forcit reglon called ln, Ther.
ranza. The latter expedition lsj,py0e of France.
thought here to be the one General j Lieutenant Colonel Rouaaet and other
Carranza expects to take into tho 1 '"""l rlt"" howevfr. tna
. Ji , rru- tho French forces have made suoh
capital it uia uuuys enici. iuc
State department's announcement to- !
Provided with Armed ttsvort.
"Tlie train was provided with an armed :
escort and was accompanied by V. P. ;
Gavin, an American citizen. Mr. Sllllman ,
atated that the aecretary of war and the ;
railroad officials at Vera Crus gave spe-
clal attention to the loading and trans- i
portatlon of this shipment, giving a pref- I
erenc over their own needs. 1
"Consul Silllman also advises that Con- j
sul General Bhankltn and C. J. O'Connor,
representatives of the American Red
(Continued on Page Five, Column Two.)
Slayer of Express
. Agent is Executed
AVBl'RN, N. T., July !.-iPavld Dunn.
20 years old, died in the electric chair
here today for the murder of Harry T.
Edwards, an express agent, ln Corning.
February. ll'H. .Dunn, .while In prison.
! 1 ontflbuted knitting work to
(Dr Po,,"h WBr i'rers. Dunn s crime
: I ce. Dunn shot Edwards In an effort to
1 ' 1 mum
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! Ui-WIAU Uli U UUUW
Horses to Be Sold
j XKW ORK Juy ? PrUe ,lnnln
1 -;ow liorses owned by the late Alfred
O. Vanderhllt, president of the National
Ilurse Hiow nsiociutlon. who lost his
I ,l10 "Inking of tlio Lusitanla by a
, rman g,,!jnmiln,,. wm be put on sale I
I ro wl'hin s f"- weeks, according to!
an ennoun cmcr.t today. Thirty-four
horses, fomi' of them noted winners and '
incluolng noice hackney hnrnrss horses.
Imported from Kngland by Mr. Vnnder-'
l ilt but never exl ililted here, are In the ;
first consignment to be sol. I. :
Omaha thoroughfares are
wide and run at rectangles
with numerical names for
north and south streets.
No town is laid out on a
plan easier for strangers to
INTO RUSSLAND r
from the preelJenrv of Mexico, nfter hsv
Oerman and Austrian Armies Are . Ing been master of the country for thlrty-
Warsaw from Several
ARTILLERY DUELS IN FRANCE
Continuous Bombardment Believed
to Be Preparatory to Big In
SINK 08 SHIPS DURING JUNE
! LONDON, July 2. Evidently bent .
iupon n decisive victory against the i
Russians, the Germans
are not yet
lending troops to the western front.
but, assisted by tneir Austrian mure,
are making every effort to cspture
Warsaw. Herlln claims further ad-
... . ..
vances by tne great Aro-wrn.M
armies In Galicla, w hile Field
shal von Maekensen Is pushing stead-
lly ahead between the Vistula and
Artillery activity continues In the
Arras region of France, with no signs
of an Infantry offensive, although it
Is scarcely possible that so many
thousands of shells are being fired
without some objective. In the Ar
gonne region the Germans on June
30 gained some ground at the ex
pense of heavy losses.
A further report regarding the Par
danclles operations claims that the colon
ial troops have not been checks in their
efforts to advance, but that ther have
been used merely to Veep the Turks on
the front too busy to send reserves to
that portion of the line where the Anglo
French troops made an advance of 1.000
The London morning newspapers gen
erally print editorials on the sinking of
the steamship Armenian, their substance
being that the relations between the
t'nlted States and Germany are bound to
be further strained by the latest of Ger
man submarine exploits. The editorials.
I however, evidently were written before
the status of the- Ieyland liner had been
Amsterdam reports that a Zeppelin was
apcldently destroyed by an explosion
today at Brussels.
Purlng June ninety-eight British ships.
aggregating slightly more than 89.000
tons, were sunk by submarines or mines
with the loss of 111 lives.
r:.n,,..i Wll Strike at Vtrsaa.
j' pris, July 2. The furious Oerman
attacks in the Argonne by an entire army
(Continued on ri Two, Column Five.)
I Three Coal Miners
Killed and Two
Injured by Cave-In
GLEN WOOD SPRINGS. Colo., July X.
Throe miners were killed and two
others seriously hurt In a cave-In at
South Canon mne four miles west of
here, today. The dead:
The bodies were removed by th eo
ealled "first aid crew" of the mine. The
cause of the cave-In hes not been de
termined. The Day'M War New
j ar.Hn ARB HAMMERING away
at the French lines la the Arfosss
reerlon la the apparent hope of
hrraklmsT Ibrongh and reachlnsT
Verdun. The lateat Freh eae
nent shows a farther attempt to
advance tbrooah violent attacks,
which the French assert were re
pnlsril. PIVK MOHK British vessels, three
of them ateamera of considerable
else, have fallen victims to tier
nmn anhmnrlne warfare. The
craft In the lateat grronp of tor
prdoina esplolta were the Brit
ish ateamera Ingleamoor, Cauca
sian and Wrlksrr, the schooner
I,. '. Tower and a bark. The
rrewe of all were aaved.
1 Til I" 1'lflllTINtt In the eaat there
la no Indication, even In the Rne-
ina official statements, that
there Is any halt In the aweep of
the Teutonic nrmles northward
and enstnard from Lrmbersr. Far.
her sooth. ImnfTfr, the troopa of
the l.rnnit lluke Mcholns have
made what looks Ilk
mined stand aloe the line of the
r.nlla I.lpa river.
A t STItO-liF.RM V accounts tell of
victories even lu that sector of the
curt Ina eastern front, but the
lloslans dear tho reverses there
.111VI4 OHSF.ItVF.RS believe the i
Russian, are preparing; abandon ,
l.allcla aud attrlbate the deeper-,
ate flghtlnsr north of Italics to a
dealre to srlve time for the prep- J
oration of stress defensive poel- '
tlons hryoad the border.
l.lTFvr HTtTKMKITH of Teatonlr
allies indicate that there has re.
cently been desperate flgbtlns;,
alonar the uatrvltaliaa front,.
The Italian war office eoateats It-j
self nllh claiming; a rounds sjalaed
,larh b Inch." I
Diaz in Resigning Presidency Hoped
People in Time Would Do Him Justice
The letter with which General Porftilo
ls, ho died yesterday at Tails, iin-
nounced on May l!lt, his reslnnatlon
"ve 'pr'1. gives In his own words an In-
(teresting glimpse of his remarkalilo
, career. It reads:
"fir: The Mexican people who gener
ously have covered me with honors, who
proclaimed me as their cader during tho
International war, who patriotically as
sisted me In all works undertaken to 1p
vt'lop Industry nnd the rnmmrm of the
republic, establish its credit, gain for it
tho respect of the world and obtain for
It an honorable position in the concert of
nations that same people, fir, have rr
voltcd in armed military bind". Matin
that my presence In the exercises of the
supreme executive power Is tlie causa of
"I do not know of any act '.mputahlc
to me which could have 'auacdthl socl.il
phenomenon, but permitting, tho.is not
MiltviltMna- that f m.v tj. 1 1 ti u-1 1 LI n n I v
p. ,rh 1c,.sllilllt.v mnkrs me tho
leant she to reason out nnd decide my
n culpa bint Therefore. nspe tin f n
;1 have slwnvs respected tlie will vt tho
nnrv with srt'ele W
( og th Mirl roiutuution, I iom 'oi'lorc
; the supremo representatives of tho n.
'. In order to reaUn. unreservedly, the
I office of constitutional president of tho
; republic with which tl:e national voto
honored me, whlrh I do with the more
reason since. In order to continue l.i of
fice. It would be necessity to el'ed Mexi
can blood, endanKcrtnK the credit .f the
country, dissipating Its wealth, exhsust
ing Its resources nnd exposing its policy
to International rompllcillons.
"I hope, gentlemen, that when tho pas
sions which are Inherent to all rcvolu-
I tlons have been calmed, u more conscien
tious and just study will bring out in the
national mind a correct jiingineni, wmrn,
when 1 die, I may carry graven on uy
FIYE SHIPS SUNK
Three Large Freighters, Schooner
and Bark Sent to the Bottom
ALL ON BOARD ARE SAVED
LONLON. July 2. Three British
steamers, the Inglemoor, the Cau
casian and the Welbury. were torpe
doed and sunk today by a German
submarine. The crews of the Ingle
moor and the Caucasian were landed
at Falmouth. The crew of the Wel
btfry Is safe.
The British schooner L. C. Tower,
which left Parrsboro, N. 8.. June 1
for Newport. England, was sunk off
Fastnet today by a German submar
In. The undersea boat then sank a
bark six miles away. The crew of
nine of the schooner was landed at
The commander of the submarine waa
markedly delighted on learning that the
ateamer Welbury carried a cargo 01
sugar. After the ship lert uuua 11 waa
discovered that someone had painted In
side the vessel's forehold the moras;
"Ton have a cargo of sugar for Eng
land, but you will never get there."
The Caucasian was a tank steam
On its last eastern
Atlantic, It left Port
4,668 tons, gross,
voyage across the
Atruhr, May 18, and Newport News May
20, for Dartmouth. It waa 3ffi feet long,
forty-nine feet beam and twenty-eight
feet deep. It was built at Sunderland
In 1890 and waa owned by the Petroleum
Steamship company of London.
The Inglemoor, aocordlng to the latest
maritime reoorda. left Bahla Blanca,
Argentine, March 31. bound for Naples.
It was of 4,831 gross tons snd was built
at Blyth In 1912. It was &3 fet long, fifty
one foot beam and twenty-seven feet
deep. It was owned by W. Buntmoa
Co., of London.
The steamer Welbury left Kingston,
Jamlca, May 22, by way of Matasanas,
Cuba, June 8, for a port In the United
Kingdom. The Welbury was of 3J681
tons gross and was built at West Hartle
pool In 1907. It was ?-40 fet long, forty
eight foot beam and twenty-four feet
deep. It was owned by the Burg Ship
ping company, limited, of Hartlepool.
Hessian Fly Causes
Big Wheat Damage
WASHINGTON, July 2. The Heaalsn
fly la inflicting Immense damage to the I
wheat crop through an area extending I
from northeaatern Oklahoma and north-
ern Arkansas, northward through Kan
sas, Missouri, Nebraska and southern
Iowa and eastward. Including principally
I Illinois. Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
In a circular Issued to.lay by the De
partment of Agriculture, the prediction
la made that the fly will cause a loss of
millions of bushels. Officials chaise the
fly with responsibility for decreased con
dition reports from .hose states.
The department atatea In the circular , After President Wilson and Dr. Cary
that nothing can be done now to lessen if. Grayson braved the rain snd walked
the damage to the present crop, but ! through the woods surrounding the presl
warns farmers to sow no wheat In dent's summer estate. It waa aald st
I August. In order to save next yeara crop
f'" being attacked
Tomorrow the Best
The Sunday Bee
Uki' i).Aa:i -JTt
KNI ILVI. PORFIRIO DIAZ.
tout as a Just estimate of the life which
I have devoted and will devote to my
WILL KEEP CLOSE
WATCH ON HUERTA
United States Troops Will Not Per
mit Him to Jump Bond and
Cross Into Mexico.
MAY BE DEPORTED TO SPAIN
" WASHINGTON. July 2. Oeneral
Victoriano Huerta, former dictator
and president of Mexico, whose de
fiance of President Wilson led to the
seizure of Vera Cruz by American
marines and bluejackets, will not be
permitted to enter Mexico from tin
United States at a time when his
presence would be a further menace
to the plans of this government to
restore peace If the federal govern
ment can prevent It.
D termination to keep Huerta from
crossing the southern border of the United
Stales snd thus complicating the preeent
Mexican situation with a new revolution,
reached the point today where four dif
ferent ways of detaining the former Mex
ican chlaftaln were under consideration
oy various aeparimenia or me l :nuea
oerreiiry LAnsing. in reierring 10 wio
recelpta of a formal request for the ex
tradition of Huerta from the military au
thorities of the state of Chihuahua, Inti
mated that the federal government could,
I If It chose, withdraw Ita present charges
of violating American neutrality law. and
! "'render Huerta to the Villa commander
May Be Deported te Spain.
Secretary Wilson of the Department of
Labor, has under consideration a plan for
deporting Huerta to Spain, under the Im
migration laws covering the return of un
General Funaton of the Department of
Texas has been ordered to use the mili
tary forces at his disposal to prevent
Huerta from crossing the line while at
liberty on balL
The Department of Justice Is gathering
evidence for the prosecution of Huerta
under federal statutes. Until the hearing
on July U. General Huerta will be kept
(Continued on Page Two, Column Three.)
Report On Sinking
of the Armenian
CORNISH. N. If.. July 2. President
Wilson spent most of this forenoon In
his study at liarlakenden house working
J on Htate department matters and othnr
official business sent hero from Wash
The president read carefully reports
from the State department on the Ar-
, menlan ,n(!ldent itudiea communications
concerning Mexico and examined a re
i port from Secretary Lansing on data
laid before the State department by a
committee of importers protesting against
alleged British interference with 'ra.de
between the United States snd other
neutral countries. This Information will
he considered carefully In the prepara
tions of the final draft of the note soon
i to be aent to Great Britain.
! liarlakenden houso that the president ex
pecta to remain hero another week, un-
j lees pressing business should Intervene.
LONDON, July :. Introducing the
munitions bill In the Houae of Lorda
today. Cord Curson, lord privy seal, an
nounced that the flrat week of the cam
ratcn made to speed up the manufacture
of arms and ammunition, resulted In the
eniollment tf 2S.0O0 volunteer munition
"He waa confident," Lord Curaou
added, "thai before the end of the year
he alntnges In both men and material
wn-ild be deciltely on the vide of Great
Britain aud Ita sllles."
PORFIRIO DIAZ, FOR
OF MEXICO, DEAD
Former President of Republio Meets
Death in Paris in Exile
from Complication of
CRISIS COMES VERY SUDDENLY
i Despot Fought Against United
States in the Forties and French
Forces at Later Day.
WS ELECTED AGAIN AND AGAIN
I PARIS, July 2. General Porfirio
Pias, former president of Mexico,
died at 7 o'clock tonight.
I General Dial's wife, Senora Car-
mm Romero, Rublo Diaz, and the r
' son, Porfirio Diaz, Jr.. and the latter'?
wife were at his bedside when the
General Dias began to fall rapidly
about three weeks ago and while his
I death was not unexpected, owing to
his advanced age and recent falling
health, the crisis came suddenly this
afternoon. Colonel Porfirio Dlas. Jr.,
and his wife were summoned hastily
and arrived at the bedside only a
few moments before the end.
Cause of Death.
Colonel Dlas, In announcing the death
of his father, ssld that he waa unable to
state the nature of the malady, but ex
pressed the opinion that a complication
of dlseaaes due to advanced age was
General Dlas had been In failing health
after reaching Europe In 1011 after his
resignation from the presidency of Mex
ico, following the sucoeaaful Madero rev
olution. Last fall he was 111 at Biarrttx,
France, but was reported to have re
covered. He had consistently declined to
eomment on the passing phasea of the
Two tragic circumstances marked the
death of the exiled ruler. Owing to the
troubled state In Mexico, It has been
I Judged impossible to send the body home
with all that ceremony which would have
befitted one of the greatest figures In
Mexican history, and. further, Colonel
Porfirio Dlas. Jr., has tried In vain to In
form bis sisters. Penora Ifnacio tie la
Torre and Senora Rincon Oallartlo, who
are now In Mexico, of the death of their
Old Associates Away.
Not less tragic, perhaps. Is the (act that
not one of thoae whom Oeneral Dlai
raised up to be his asslstsnta In govern
ing Mexico, and who prospered and grew
rich In ths shadow of his greatness, were
with him when he died. Jose Yves d
Ltmantour, former Mexican minister of
flnanoe. Is In London: Francisco de la
Barra, former provisional president of
Mexico and holder7 of other important
positions. Including the ambassadorship
to the United States, and Gutllermd de
Landa, former governor of the federal
;ol,tHct In Mexico, are In Biarrlts, France.
scarcely anyone outside tho family knew
, of th- ,eri0Uaness of General niaa's 111-
i ne- op that h, WM m pars.
The end seems to have been brought
about by failure of the heart, which was
weakened by a severe attack of grip last
year. This Illness also left the aged exile
almost blind. Nevertheltas. ha was ae-
cutonie1 l0 wlk out dally during the
j , tne Boe Uou,oge.
I .wi.w i.- h. it Mnmhi the
j chapultepeo in Mexico City.
j - , . . imllit-lt
He had been hoping to go to blarnts
shortly, but his iUnoss prevented this.
General Dlas lived hero in the greatest
almpllcity, occupying a modest apartment,
in striking contrast to the great houses
(Continued on Pago Two, Column Three.)
Russian Order for
Railroad Cars Had
Two Strings to It
CHICAGO, July 1 The recent refusal
of the Pullman company to accept a
huge order for railroad cars for tlie Rus
sian government was explained today
by a high official of the Pullman com
pany, according to the Dally News.
The Russian agent, who approached
the Pullman company wanted W,W cars,
worth about $25,000,000. The Pullman
company rejected the offer for two
reasons, namely, that pay waa to be in
Ruaalan notes, and 40,000 of the cara
were to be built at a plant which the
Pulman company was ssked to Install In
President Runels of the Pullman com
pand demanded caah. as he aald was de
manded of all customers, and declined to
build a plant ln Ruaala. The Ruaalan
agent was without discretion In the mat
ter. He had his Instructions, could not
change them, and the deal fell thiough.
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