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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, JULY 8, 1915. 32 HUHDREDSINJURED IH BREADLINE RUSH Soldier Forced to Fire Orer Crowds to Keep Starring Mexican in Control. RTOBER OF WOMEN ARE SLAIN HI M.KTI. WASHINGTON. July 7. Secretary Lansing today gave ou. a message from an unnamed man who bas been 'traveling through northern Mexico, 'Baying reports of famine have not been exaggerated. The Information came through Tamplco. A message from Charles J. O'Connor, Red Cross .representative, he described condi tions In the capital as "pitiful" bo cause of the shortage of food. MEXICO CITY.July 7. (Corre spondence of the Associated Press.) ;--For the last four days this city has been a prey to anxiety and a general sense of Insecurity prevails. 'Reports of great battles along a front extending over aome fifteen .miles are published daily In revolu tion "extras." which every one reada ,and no one believes. Just what caused the force of 7pata and Villa to rhange their mlnda after having shipped the government archlvee and tha treaaury funds to Cuernavaea. preparatory to evacuating tha capital, 'la not known. That thera ha been .soma, fighting between the advance guard of tha Carransa forces and thosa of Eapata and Villa at Barrientoa and ' Carre Qordo la certain, but It la be ll red here that tha Importance of tha engagement have been greatly exag gerated. Live la Blreet fare. ; Tha bulk of tha defending army la liv ing In street cera which are atrung out n a long line between the auhurb of Mlxooae and San Angel. These car, numbering fifty-nine, occupy about a inlle of track along a road lealing to 'the city of Cuernavaea. tha ultimate des tination of the defending army In the vent they are driven from tha city. The ear a are on the opposite aide of the city to that which U being attacked. .' Tha police force of tha city ha been wept alda ao far a practical protec tion hi concerned, and. although gendarme ere Been on poat aa uaual. anyone wear ing what approach military uniform ta supreme. Thl wa I rought home to th British conaul general here, F. W. Thurston, the day before yesterday. Wfhen h waa compelled at the point of rifle to carry two of Zapata aoldlere ARREST OF IIUERTA This picture, taken at El Paso, shows General Huerta, the former Mexican dictator, de scending from the train at El Paso, In custody of United States government officials, after he had been arrested on the train near the Mexican border. :i . ' ' - 'W- : U . -iv. f- ', ilii . i. : : (rW J;J ,H J. V . . i i Mr 1 '-4 1 I. J u 1 'I - ;i J " ' ' -.V - ,V -' i .- t , ; t ; v.,i,w...- f ;, i 1 , rjj V i . ' ... t V-?f- . " " 1 iii r'li n iiiiiiujuwiiimnnmiMiiTij llj j ixrifJ I'.i'i nwiiLJiwiiM ir. MIHiiii i mi-sinna-nin ji hi i r nm li lili i in n i u mt n ni'iai m fi-wii liiajiSTnii iMMiieMsawttf JITHEY PETITIONS HAYE BEEN FILED Will Make Two Ordinance Jutt Patted Inoperative for Fifteen Dayt at Le&tt. RESTRAINING ORDER GRANTED RAL HUERZA ARRESTED off. The sellers of thl ammunition are to be publicly executed.' People on amine Ratlona. PUKBLA, Mexico, June 80. By Mall to New Orleana, July .) An Inv- Hlga tlon of food condition In the Interior of Mexico, outside of Mexico City, Indi cate that while people are not actually starving In great number, many thou sand are living virtually on famine ra tion, while tha misery of the poorer claasea la perhaps more Intense than aver bout the city In his automobile and waa befor- .jn tne eountry'e history. Imoat forced to be an accomplice In a village, and In ome lnitancea cltle. Jail delivery. " Mr. Thuraton wss taking his morning drive when the oldlers baited and hoarded hi car. After Joy-riding about tha elty they finally caused the chaffeur to drive to the penitentiary, where a gen eral Jall-break was attempted by them. Uurlng the coefualon the Britlah legation waa notified, tha men an en tad and the car returned to the consul. The oar flew the British flag at the time of the aaeault. The authorities have promised to execute hs soldier In this case. Selalasr Car Coaamwa. ' All foreigners owning cars are In the habit of flying tbe flag of their nations on the hood of the machine. Despite this tha seising and stealing of cars ba become so general that few care now to risk riding. All of the bank and nearly all of the larger commercial establish tnenta have remained closed slnoa the forces of Carransa approached the city. . Today the shortage of foodstuffs be came so serious that rioting waa avoided enly by the presenoe of troop, who fired ever the head of the mobs. In one In Stance the soldiers fired low, killing a number of women. It la aatlmated that more than J0.OO0 people, nearly all women. gathered In front of the offices of the International Relief commission's ware houses. At the Red Cross first aid booths Ut women and children were treated for In JurW sustained In the crush. Six car- loada of corn were distributed to the people between I o'clock In the morning and 4.10 In the afternoon, when the sup ply waa exhausted. At that hour a very long line of women were allll waiting for the cereal. The local authorltlea have been unable to do anything to date to relieve the d!atrea. The coming of the American Red Croas representative ta awaited here with muoh anxiety. Fight Dael la Street. Testers ay two army officers with a dosen or mora of their followers, n- tfulged in a duel. The fight occurred on one of the prlnclral streets of the city while the thoroughfare waa crowded with pedaatrlan. The contenders were all mounted and the fuatlade caused a panic. One of the officer and two of the horses Were killed and a trooper was wounded. The diplomatic corps ha been meeting si!y since the city has been aurrouaded by the force of Carransa. While the session have been secret, tt haa been learned that effort are being made to have tha different leader promt to avoid . Indiscriminate fighting In the atreta of the capital. The corps 1 very much exercised over TEUTONS SLOWING UP IN EAST ARENA Ruth Ao-ain.it Slavt Losing Mo mentum, While Impending: Drive at Calaii ii Rumored. TEN ARMY CORPS ON THE WAY are cut off from supplies. Tribes of In dlans, who once thrived In the moun ts! n. whoa faxma have been wrecked by bandit, have flocked to the settle-' menta, adding to the difficulties of the au thorities who are trying to devise means of providing for tha aufferer. Death, du to Insufficient nutrition, I reported among the poor wrfhien and children in the cilia and hundred of thousand of famlllea are living on aa little aa a pound of corn or bean distributed to them not oftener than once In three day. Reasons for Famlae. Principal reasons for famine condition throughout couthern Mexico are Railroad transportation everywhere la demoralised, neither the Carransa nor the Zapata forcea being able to control traffic Farms, larae and small, are ruinea, and thera ara nrartlcally no crop Juch amall stores of foodstuff a xlst ara commandeered by military fac tion or held br military leader tor peculation Condition In the larger cltlea are Puebla (population 86,000) 40.000 person, Including many from rural dlatricta, are living on amall quantities of corn given them twice a week. No auanHea ara available other than those . already In the city. Parhica (population ao.ooo), hair or tne population la on short ratlona. Uaxaca (population 0,n are living on small supplies available In the Immediate vlolnlty. Orlsaba (ao.ooo population), famine la apparent among tha poorer and even the wealthier classes are suffering 8uch cities aa Uuadalajara. second larsest In the republic; Cuernavaca. Morella, Toluoa, Piloa and Irapuato, with DODulMtona ranging from T.0u to 1'iVOOO. ara mora or less cut off from communi cation and no reliable reiorta as to actual condition are obtainable. M. P. Readjustment Plan is Given Out NEW YORK. July 7. -The plan for re adjusting 'the capital and debt of the MUaourl Pacific railway company, and the fct. Louis, Iron Mountain at Southern railway company, which has the approval of a committee of bondholders, waa laaued today. The committee and their readjustment managers, Kuhn, lxeb It Co., announce that provisions must ba mad to meet obligation fur the next five and a half yaara amounting to !7,- 108,000. It la the Intention of the reerganisere to leave undisturbed certain of the eurities In the present capitalisation, amounting to 1157,16. 900. Ttiase Include S1JO.2M.000 of Iron Mountain bonds ant tha possibility of the danger In which various smaller Issues of the Pacific foreign live and property may be put. I railroad (of Missouri). It Is proposed also Elackmsll haa been Indulged In by so to pay In cash the fcM.lit.00O per cent many officer lately that the military note on or before June I. 11, and authorities executed Colonel Francisco I equipment obligatlona of tS.Ml.O00. matur- Martines Mollejo, colonel Julian Flgueroa Ing between June last and June 10, end captain Francisco Agulerre today lallSU, an effort to stop the practice. The men ere executed before a great crowd In CHlCAfift HIVFS LIRFRTY 4 he nuMiA aminte iajhg lha a-s i I I ' "w e a giajbiiuiigu l ifrrTrnn I"bf a a t pauce. DLLL WCdlCnfi UrttUIINU Colonel MolIeK a Spaniard by birth. but a naturalised Mexican, attempted to extort lio.ooo from Alfonso Vega, a promi nent merchant. MIhh HW Moll. Colonel Ftgueroa occupied a room In a local bote! owned by a Spaniard named Uonxealo Baloontln. On night he missed t:.i. from bis wallet and Immediately took tbe law Into hi own bands, arreot In- the owner of the hotel and holding Mm prisoner until his &0U0 and IS.0U0 gnore were produced. Captain Agulerra, hi friend, aided him In this. Tbe hotel proprietor finally tiiads 1.1 escape and the authorities ar retted the two cffloera Referendum petitions fllod yesterday afternoon with the 'ity clerk by Attor- j ney A. L.. Button, for the Jitney opera-! tor, render Inoperative, for a while at leaat, two ordlnancea passed by the city council fifteen day ago. The ordi nance otherwise would hve been In force today. Under the referendum law, yesterday waa the last day for filing petltlona to affect the ordinances In question. I The Jitney men object chiefly to tha liability and occupation tax provielons ' which the council proposed to exsct 1 through these ordlnsnces. The driver contend the. traffic will not bear the toll specified by the council. The petltlona filed are said to contain I.1M signer and It I sis ted that l.T2 , signers would suffice to meet the legal ! requirement. The city clerk will check t the name and certify to the city coun-j clt. which body then will be required by law to pass amended , ordlnancea r , aubmit the one recently paased to the ' voter at a special or general election, j Ordlnancea satisfactory to the Jitney men would obviate the necessity of submla-: Ion to election. The ordinance objected to by the pe titioner require that Jitney having four eats beside the driver shall furnish the : city liability Insurance which will pro-. vide for a maximum of tl.MM In esse of ' any one death or 110.000 for any one ac-J cldent; alao that Jitneys of tha aame ca pactty shall pay an annual occupation tax of ISO, with proportionate Increase of liability - Inaurance and occupation I taxes for Jitneys having larger capacity, j Objection alao ta taken to the ordl-1 nanoe which provldea regulation for the j Jitney traffic, thl measure requiring definite route and giving the police com missioner authority to approve or Sis approve of auch routes, this feature. It was explained at the time the ordinance was passed, being to require Jitney to take the long well a the short haul. Yesterday afternoon Judge W. I. Smith of the federal court at Council Bluff granted a temporary restraining order to an Individual Jitney driver of Omaha, who atarted an action a a teat case. Thl hearing waa act for July 14, Omaha Endeavor Delegates Leave for the Convention LONDON, July 7. With the ex ception of certain sectors between the Vistula and the Bug, the Austro Qerman rush In the eastern war cone seems to be losing momentum. The Russians have braced themselves and are holding at most polnta along their line, although Austria claims lta armlea are winning near Kraanlk and further east along the river Vlepri In the neighborhood of Tar- nogora. Thla I a critical sector so far as a northward blow at Warsaw I concerned, but It I evident that the Ruaalana are stiffening their resistance after their long retreat, and the British press, for the first time In weeks, takes a more cheerful view of the astern situation. Feat a re mt Report. It la noteworthy that today Berlin of ficial communication speak of a gain only on the northern Poland front, leav ing the southeaatern field entirely to the Austrian, who. In their official state ment, emphasise that an advance on the center between the Vistula and the Bug waa made by Auatrlan. ' The quiet which had prevailed on the British front in Flanders so long haa been broken by a British gain of Ger man trenches to the north of Ypre. The advance waa made after typical trench warfare tactic, backed by French ar tillery. Thl part of the western front still hold It reputation as a gas area. Field Marshal French again recounting, how the Germans have been bombarding Ypre. with gas ahell. The last ' twenty-four .' hours , have brought many renewed rumor that the Germans are planning to launch a new ouenslve In the west, their aim being to duplicate their Gallclan tactlce, and break through to Calata at all coat. Reports to thla effect came almoat slmultaneoualy from Zurich, Brussels, Pari ' and . Am' aterda m. London paper give them prominence, although how much la guesswork and how much la baaed on tact . it I Impossible to determine. According to i the Zurich report ten German army corpa, who have been . recuperating from the rigor of the Gallclan campaign, are now moving westward from tha Interior. The Omaha delegates to the World's Christian Endeavor convention In Chi cago, July 1 to 12, some forty of them, left last night, occupying two sleepers on one of the Northwestern' night train. In Chicago their headquarters will be at the Fort Dearborn hotel. The official delegatea from Omaha are: W. Leavltt, paator of the Plymouth Congregational church; Mrs. B. C. Wlgg. In charge of transportation, and Roy H. Greeting, treasurer. Council Bluff dele gates Joined the party and all Journeyed on together. Endeavorer from ' Omaha are antici pating a convention of more than ordi nary Importance. One of tne feature 111 be a choir of 1,000 voice. Among the speakers will be J. A. McDonald of the Toronto Globe, Dr. Royal Dye of Africa, Mrs. Mary Armour. Billy Sunday," Rev. B. Mayer, London; Jane Addama.' Rev. Floyd Tompklna, and many others. Not Taking Chances With Name Stecher 'What's your name?' demanded Desk Sergeant Manned at headquarter ta tlon last night, addressing an Intoxicated Individual who waa, propelled before him by the atrong right' arm of Patrol Con ductor Burchard. Joe Btecher." - . . 'Throw him Into a cell," commanded the deak sergeant, booking the muddled one as "John Doe No. s." until later rente ahould develop the correct name. Throw hlmt Whadaya mean, throw Joe Stecher," complained Burchard. Charley Cutter tried that at Rourk park, and look what happened to him. Fat chance for me! It thl bird Is Jo Stecher. I'll coax him!" CHICAGO, July T.-A great wave of patriotism that withstood even a - pour ing rainstorm greeted tha liberty bell here tonight Scheduled to arrive at 1:30 o'clock, it did not reach the down town railroad station, where It waa "on exhibition, until nearly 7, and a double Una of white-clad school children stretched many block from tha station and patiently waited In the rain. . Even after the line had been In mo tion for more than a a hour and several thousand children had viewed tbe his torio ball, there waa no apparent diminu tion In it length. Asserts Motormen Don't' Get Exercise CHICAGO. July T. Leonard A. Busby, president of the Chicago aurface lines, to day appeared before the arbitration oora mlttee settling tha atreet , car atrlke, to explain why. the company waa unable to grant the demands of the motormen and conductor for more wacc. ' . In response to Inquiries, he . testified that his salary waa ttiO.000 a year, -ead that Henry - A.- Blair, - ehalrmiv. ' of the operating board, . received ' 100.000. and John M. Roach got 130.000 for work "la aa advisory capacity." Buaby had Just rut 17. 300 off hi own salary by with drawing from aa additional office, he aald. William M. Weatherwax, superintendent (Continued on Pag Two, Column On. of transportation, followed Buaby on the tand and teattried that ' the motormaa of today hasn't enough work fo do to develop tha muscle or hi arm. stolen tlx tl.OOO from hi friend. Colonel rvUSTRIWJS SAY ATTACK J igjerua. tevriftl arrest were mad here today t f person charged with selling soldier tf t.'ie lock! gsrrtson cartridge loaded WiUi ntiro-rlytf rtn Instead of ordinary tender. Theae persons, aald to ba C'ar- nii!lil-! ara to be executed. 1 tie mtf glM'eria cartridgea are aald so iate a iiM i a numb-r of deatha among f ; 7i'ie and Vlila "loVrs a hie rifles Joined ho Uae milrulje were net OF ITALIANS REPULSED LONDON. July T.-ln the lta I to-Aus trian campaign the fighting In the do- rlxla district developed Into a general battle when aa attack wa mad by tha third Italian army. Tha IUllana ad vamed under the protection tf a flerv artillery . fire, but. according ! an Aus trian offl.ial atatemrnt, th attacklnf force r repulsed. This Burglar Has an Eye to Future The 'polk are investigating a robbery reported by officer of th Omaha Typo graphical union, whoee office are la th MoTague block. Yesterday someon forced th door of tha offices, worked the combination of th safe and stole Mveral deeds to lots In Korest Lawn and several bank books A small amount of loose change u nut molested Detroit City Kailway Offers to Sell Lines DETROIT, Mich., July 7.-Offlcers of th Detroit United railway, which op erate the tret railway system of De troit have agreed to sell the city lines of the company to the city of Detroit. The approval of the directors' and coun sel of the railway company waa com municated In a letter written by Presi dent J. C. Hutchina to the city street railway eommlaalon today. NEW Bargain Surprises Every Day In Oar JULY CLEARING SALES You're Going to Want SUMMER FURNITURE Some Tempting Bargains Now Offered Buyers. Don't Fail to See THE PIANO BARGAINS Now Offered in Our "July Clearance Sales. Wonderful Bargain Offerings in Women's Apparel Xetv lots brought forward every day in our great annual .July clearance sale. Watch our ads. Beautiful Summer Dresses Hundred? of them for selection, Made to sell $13.00 and $20.00 voiles, crepe de chines, linens, nets, laces, etc.: the season's choicest designs and (t 1 f most wanted colorings: July Clearing price PJ TAILORED SUITS Made to sell at $15.00 to OC $25.00; at, choice $i .VO Broad assortment of the season's choicest weaves and colorings, all up-to-date styles, including a fine line of white serge suits. 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Handkerchiefs At Half and Less 5c Handkerchiefs. . .Vzf 15c Handkerchiefs. 25c Handkerchiefs.. .10 An immense assortment for selection choose while the lots are most complete. The New Early Fall Hats Are Here As usual we are first to display the new styles. No sooner do they appear on Fifth Avenue than you'll find them on dis play in our Millinery Department. The new modes are really ttunning and oh, so different I Hats with drooping brims, sailors both large and small. Hats tilted on bandeaux, triangle and snug fitting turbans and semi-tam effects. $5 Other hats are introduced in velvets, taffetas, satins, and fringe. Prices range from $12.50 down to GROCERY SALE FOR THURSDAY It lbs. Beet Can Granulated Sugar for $1.00 10 bare Seat-' Em-all. Diamond C or Laundry Queen Soap ........... .tSe 4 lb. Hand Picked Navy Beans, aSe 4 lb. Fancy Japan Head Rice ,.aso I lb. 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