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The Omaha
VOL. ; XVLL N0.y-115.
Would Not Want to Be Presi
dent of People Who Would
Not Give Their All for
Country They Love.
Will Maintain Rights of Life,
Property and Trade on '
Land and Sea.
Ogdensburg, N. -V., Oct. 29.
Charles E. Hughes told an audience
here tonight that if he were elected
president he would protect American
rights on land and sea. "There must
be with us as with our fathers," he
added, "a willingness to sacrifice for
the country that we love." ,
Mr. Hughes was speaking before a
large audience here. Earlier in the day
he had asserted that he did not "be
lieve you can buy the labor vote in
that way" in his discussion of the
enactment of the Adamson law. In
his speech here tonight Mr. Hughes,
after declaring that "it' is love of
country, not love of dollars that will
make America great.
Must Have Driving Power. ,
"We want material advancement.
We want to i have the greatest pros
perity we can achieve, but it is a
mistake to suppose that with nations,
as with men, great development and
success can be attained if there are
low and unworthy ideals which domi
nate action. It is the lofty, patriotic
ideal that must beckon us on, and to
which we must, be faithful. We must
have a driving power in this country,
a power which engenders a dominant
sense of unity and a respect for the
privileges of American citizenship.
"If I am elected- we shall have an
American administration with no de
flection to serve any ulterior interests,'
and with no deflection for the purpose
oi bending1 to the policy of any for
eign iwnu iui mt- pu.pvB.. v. .....B,
any foreign machinations of any sort
Must Be Ready to Sacrifice.
"What we hope is to have an
American administration, four squares
to the world, maintaining American
rights on land and sea, with respect
to life, property and commerce, Tiere
must be with us as with our fathers
a willingness to sacrifice for the coun
try that we love. . 1
"There is no hppe.jfor a. ..decadent
people. You may pass laws as you
please. You may have what party
in power you please,, but unless yon
have that love of, country which pre
served us in that awful struggle fifty
years ago, unless you have that pa
triotism which will make you have
some of the ideals of our institutions
of the liberties which we have gained
here, it is idle to talk about the fu
ture of the United States.
Preposterous Suggestion.
:"I do not want to be president of a
people that are not ready to give their
all for their liberty, their land, their
country that they love.
"Now arises some one to say 'that
there have been, those, going through
the land who have said a vote for me
is a vote for war. I repudiate that
siaiciiicui as 411 uuwuiuiy aim (jiciiys-
terous suggestion. I am devotep to
the interests of peace. , I have spent
all my life in connection with the in
stitution of peace.
"The manifestations of interest
which have greeted me today show
beyond any question, asit seems to
me, that we are marching steadily for
ward to a decisive victory on the 7th
of November.
"We must take a view of the pri
mary duty of the executive'. What is
it? The very words suggest the an
swer. He is primarily the executive.
It is not his function to barter; it is
not his function to grant or withhold
privileges of citizenship. He is the
executive of the people. He is en
tnfcted with the husiness management
of the great affairs of the nation. And
his first duty is to give a first-class,
efficient, business administration of
the government of this country.
Unequal to Duties.
"At the very outset of his adminis
tration there were called to the high
positions of secretary of stajte and
secretary of the navy positions close
ly related to our interests men of
amiable qualities, men of excellent
character, but men very clearly un
equal to the high duties of those posi
tions. We cannot attend to. American
business in that way. And recently
we have found our secretary of war
so busy explaining his unfortunate
utterances that it seemsjie could hard
ly have' time to attend to the ncces-
(Contlnoed on at Two, Colamn Two.)
The Weather
Temperature at Omh Yesterday.
WARMER ltz::::::::
7 a. m 39
8 m, 38
I, m. m 40
10 a. m 42
11 a. m. 4G
12 m 4
1 D. in, S3
1 1 :::::::::::
6 p. m.... ., 66
7 B. m 64
Competitive Local ReeBrd.
141A laiK laii
Highest yesterday ... 67 79 68 '28
Loweet yeeterday .... 38 4ft 37 17
Mean temperature ..,.48 64 48 1 22
Precipitation ', . 00 ' 00 00 00
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal at Omaha since March 1,
and compared with the last two years:
, Des.
Normal tamperature I . . . . 47
Excess for the day l
Total excess since March t 221
Normal precipitation . 07 Inch
Deficiency for the day 07 Inch
Total rainfall since March 1 15.34 Inches
Deficiency since March 1 11.80 Inrhes
Deficiency for cor. period, 116 . Inches
Deficiency foe cor. period, ipt . I.7J Inches
Lest We Forget-BuifWe Must Not Forget!
Lest we forget, let us jog our memories a little bit to
recall the war taxes imposed by -this democratic Wilson
administration during time of peace to keep the wheels of
government revolving, these war taxes having been re
. pealed only a few months ago for fear of their deadly ef
fect on democratic fortunes in the impending election.
Do you remember, Mr. Business Man, how for three
democratic years you put a stamp on every note you made
out or renewed at the'bank?
Do you remember, Mr. Real Estate Man, how you had
to affix a democratic -revenue stamp on every deed and ,
mortgage executed and recorded? .'
Do you remember, Mr. Investor, how you had to have
a stamp, representing a democratic tax, on ajvery certifi
' cate of stock and every bond to make it a legal security? ,
Do' you remember, Mr. Grain Map and Mr. Comrn' ""
sion Man anrl Mr. RvprvhnHv. whn" r.nmmiinfoar.Mi?'" .
customers over the wire, how you had to pay an ef
cent on every telegram and every long distance telephone
message? -
Do you remember, Mr. Insurance Man, how you had
to paste a revenue stamp on every policy you delivered in
those democratic years?
. Do you remember Mr. Shipper, how on every bill-of-lading
you took out, under this democratic administration,
you had to contribute to the treasury by the stamp tax
route. '
Do you remember, Mr. Druggist, how every bottle
and package of proprietary medicine, tooth paste, per-,
fume, etc., which you sold, cost you the amount of the
revenue stamp representing the democratic war tax?
Do you remember, Mr. Confectioner, how every box
oi cnewmg gumyou handled, made, you fork over to the
democratic tax collector?
Do you remember, Mr. Movie Man, that the federal
license tax you are paying is part of this democratic peace
time war-revenue scheme and that President Wilson
J actually proposed, although he did not press to adoption,
a percentage tax on your box office receipts? v ,
All these taxes bore the stamp of a democratic ad
ministration and embody the democratic idea of revenue
raising. If they again need the money, as they are pretty
certain to do, won't a democratic administration put these
taxes back, augmented and multiplied? , , v
Lest we forget but we must not forget.
, ' 1 . :j .
Rev. Dr. Buxton, Rector of St.
Paul's, Council Bluffs, Re
signs Pastorate.
Rev. A. G. A, Buxton yesterday
morning not only preached hisjare
well sermon as rector of St. Paul's
Episcopal church in Council Bluffs,
bit announced his final withdrawal
from Ah church and its ministry; in,
taking the course he left no means of
retreat, aJVltini ;thaUi.wqul(i Jt) tfr
after devote himself as a clergyman
fo the work ef the ministry oi the
Christian church and will assist Rev.
Edgar Price for the next month or
so, conducting it series of meetings
in the First Christian- church here. :
The. withdrawal of Rev. Mr. Bux
ton'from the Episcopal ministry and
conclusion of his work as rector of
the church here was dramatic. The
church was crowded. The rector took
iornis text lukc :i; Ana ne ciosea
the book." '
In an easy conversational tone Rev.
Mr. Buxton recounted 'what had
taken pjace in the church during his
ministry, its ' growth in membership
and spirituality; his . constant and
earnest effort to proclaim the gospel
as its truth appealed to him. He
referred to the work accomplished,
mentioning the establishment of All
Saint's chapel and the erection of the
building. He spoke of" the warmth
of tjie friendships formed and the
spread of the influence of the church
outside its ecclesiastical limits.
Makes the Announcement.
The announcement of the with
drawal from the ministry did not
come until thf farewell to the con
gregation had been concluded.
Rev. Mr. Buxton stood surveying
the audiejice for a moment in silence
and then said, in a clear and deliber
ate tones:
"You kno.w the Christ said to His
disciples, 'all of you shall be-offended
because of me. this night.' If I had
stood in an Episcopal pulpit in the
sixteenth century and read what I
am going to read to you now, I
would have been burned at the stake
before Saturday night. I am tired
of creeds and dogmas. I have lost
all interest in them, and as the Epis
copal church is a maze of doghas
that I can no longer accept, I must
leave it to secure the larger liberty
my oul craves. Here are some of
the reasons why I can no longer re
main a priest of the church."
The speaker then read slowly and
with great dramatic force, this type
written statement after he had sharp
ly criticised Bishop Morrison:
Reasons for Action.
"My parishioners will always re
member that I have preached to them
the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ
and while 1 have not been as active
from a worldly point of view as some
would like to have had me, yet I have
endeavored in every way to be a true
minister of the Christ.
"My religious convictions will no
longer permit me to remain in the
Episcopal ministry and I must serve
my, Master regardless of salary or so
called social standing. To serve Christ
means that one must fight for right
eousness and the truth rather than to
obey a man-made ecclesiastical fancy.
The following are some of the reasons
for my leaving the Episcopal and en
tering the ministry of the Christian
v "1. The Episcopal church does not
base its authority'upon tlx; holy scrip
tures, but upon dogma and ecclesias
tical legislation. It has substituted
sacerdotalism and tradition for the au
thority of God's- word.
"2. Its clai mto apotolic succession
is unwarranted and cannot be sus
tained by New Testament interpreta
tion. "3. Although the rubric in its prayer
book directs to dip, yet it does not
practice the apostolic method of bap
tism, which is very plain to anyone
(Continued oa rage Two, Column four.)
Colonel Harvey's
Estimate of the
' Electoral Vote
"New. York, Oct 29. (Special.)
Four years ago Colonel George Har
vey guessed wrong as to only one
state in hi; election forecast. , In 1908
he was only seventeen electoral votes
out rjf the way, and in 1904 only twen
ty-two. In April of the present year,
before a single state had indicated a
preference for the nominee, he closed
an analysis pf, the .political situation,
under the heading, "Nobody for
Jiughes ,but the People,'1 with the
positive prediction thst "Rightly or
wrongly? wisely or not,' the will of
therftebple will ofSVaiT and 'Charles
Evans Hughes will be titt fiet repub
lican candidate tor president ot the
United States." In the Nnrth Amen.
can Review td be published tomor
row, Colonel Harvey predicts the
election of Hughes as certain., It de -
tails as follows:
Electoral ' VeWf essential to a eho!ee.,.28
We predict that Mr. Huhes will
- carry -these statea: ;- -
CaUfornla , ,w , . . v ..... .11
Connecticut .1
Idaho K.ri
Illinois IS
Iowa J..'....! .......18
Kansad. .". .V., .... ;l
Maine 8
Massachusetts . . . .'. 18
Mlchliren II
Minnesota '.'....I..,...'..'...',.' 12
New Hampshire ........V 4 '
New Jersey i...14
New Mexico I .
New Yotti' .....46
North Dakota ' 6
Oregon .' t .
Pennsylvania , 28
Rhode Island ' 6'
aouth Dakota
Utah i
Vermont" 4
Washington 7
Wyomlnf -. t
Total 269
We expect that Mr. Hughes will
caTry these:
Indiana .....18 ,
Wisconsin 13
We believe that Mr. Hughes will
. carry these: , .
Delaware ,. I
Ohio , 24
Maryland s
Wa allot to Mr. Wilson beyond ques
tion: -
Alabama '. 12
Arkanaas 7 t
Florida '. 6
Oeorgla M
Virginia .11
Kentucky 18
Louisiana .10
MlnHleslppl 0
North Carolina ... 12
Oklahoma '. 10
South Carolina 8
Tennessee 12
Texas : , 20
We regard as doubtful:
Arizona 1
Luolorado '. . 6
Mfssouri 16
Montana ' ,' 4
Nebraska i , , I
Nevada , 9
West Virginia 8
Total 60
Hughes Set
. Wilson 140
Doubtful so
Hughes surely wins. Probable ma
jority for Hughes between 145 and
Gurney Reports Fund
; .' Gathered by Republicans
The republican national committee
donated $16,000 of the $19,259.07
raised for campaign purposes in the
state, according to the report of the
treasurer of the Nebraska commit
tee, E. R. Gurney, filed with County
Clerk John O'Connor, at Fremont
yesterday. John L. Kennedy was the
next highest contributor, with $500
and A. L. Sutton third with $350. The
report does not show the amounts ex
pended. ,
: A. O. Thomas gave $200, as did
Fred Beckman. Donations of $100
were made by H. P. Shumway, H. T.
Clarke, R. W. Devoe, W. H. Reyn
olds, George N. Seymour, George W.
Norris. H. P. Shumway, C. H. Morrill
and Addison Wait. R. E. Moore gave
$50 and E. R. Gurney $50.
Hie Adams county committee, the
Hall county committee and the Holt
county committee each gave $50.
SHOVEL IN WARFARE AS IMPORTANT AS RIFLE This photograph illustrate, how the
present war has revolutionized warfare. All troops carry intrenching tools, but these Ca
nadian soldiers are marching with picks and shovels, absolutely necessary since the institu
tion of trench warfare. The steel helmets which these Canadians wear are also new io
this war. -
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Jeibish Citizens. Urged to Vote
For Their1 Own Welfare at Election
Enthusiasm and Approval for
the Republican , Policies
Mark Large Gathering
of Omaha Jews.
' Unrestrained enthusiasm and full
voiced approval of tha. republican
policies, as outlined by prominent re
publicaispeakers marked the large
gathering of Omaha Jews at sthe
Swedish Auditorium, yesterday after-
noon. '. .
As chairman of the meeting, Harry
Wolf told of the Jews' ideals in poll
tics and of their desire tp bring to the
highest plane the exercise of their
right TifMfSrichlse.' He dectarirl the
hyphen had 'no place in the Jewish
Standard, as it was their anxious wish
at M times to become thoroughly
Americanized and be first, last and
all the time the very best of American
Tribute to Jews.
Benjamin S. Baker, republican can
didate for congressman, in a brief talk
paid glowing tribute to the Jewish
race, averring that the Jews have two
outstanding marks of distinction
their thritt, industry and honesty and
their love and consideration of their
families, attributes which he said are
Reads to His Congregation
'Some of the "got" Letters
He Has Received.
Choosing, as his theme, "Christian
Charity," Rev. T. J. Mackay, pastor
of All Saints' church and' the clergy
man who publicly espoused the cause
of the "wets" in the current prohibi
tion fight, defied those prohibition
ists who abuse him to show the error
in his argument for the high-lcense
regulation of the liquor traffic.
"Jesus Chrjst, knew lie was right
when he expressed his opinions. I
believe I am right and 1 am willing
to stand by my beliefs until Judg
ment Day," said the pastor. .
"My daughter answered a phone
call in our home the other day and
a fanatical woman at the other end
of the wire asked her, without any
preface, "Wha.t kind of a drunk 'was
vour father on when he wrote that
advertisement for the Prosperity
League?" Think of my daughter be
ing asked a question like that. .
i Poor, Poor, Clergyman,
"One woman writes to me to call
me 'my poor, poor, poor, clergyman.'
Another advises me to go itno the
liquor business with Tom Denison
and suggesets a busincs sign reading,
'Denison & Mackay, dealers in wines,
liquorst and all kinds of vice.' A
third woman's note says: 'Hell will
be the richer for you and your friends,
the brewers.'1 A Congregational
clergyman hope9 to see me driven in
disgrace from the Ohristian ministery.
A female writes to tell me, 'Metz
paid for your daughter's education
and your I trp o Europe. That's
why you are against prohibition.'
What do you think of the spirit
that prompts these writers? It ia-rrot
the spirit of Christianity. It is the
spirit of churchianity, the same motive
which fostered rcghgious persecutions
in the past and is even now, in this
enlightened twentieth century, the
basic element of all intoleration of
Other persons' opinions. We shudder
at these things m the name ot the
meek and lowly Jesus. Truly we can
say, Oh, Christianity, what crimes'
are committed in thy name.
A Citizen Rights.
"I, asa citizen of theXlnited States
and as a Clergyman, recently set forth
in the public press my opinion of
(Continued on 1'uge Two, Column Three.)
among the most important in the life
of constructive, law-abiding citizens.
That above all they must be true
Americans and stand by their country
was the further contention of Judge
Baiter, who promised that if elected
he will oppose special favors to any
one, but will at all timet, look to the
welfare ofi all Americans equally, re
gardless oK race or class. .
Duty to Citizens. .
John L. Kennedy, republican candi
date for the United States senate, de
clared two of the most important
questions in the present campaign are
the duty of the government to its citi
zens, and the place this country should
hold in the council ofTlatioiis. '. He
discussed the nation's responsibility
fo its cjtirens, insisting that while the
nation has a right to demand and re
ceive undivided allegiance from every
cititen, foreign bbrri and native horn,
in return, it should give absolute pro
tection at all' times. ' l.
"When any other nation blacklists
our merchants, and this nation per
mits it, the nation is not meeting its
Obligations to its citizens," Mr. Ken
nedy told his listeners.
To get the right kind of loyalty
from its own citizens Mr, Kennedy
drove home the point that the nation
must protect them in their rights.
"With Hughes in the White House,
American citizens, regardless of race
Continued oa Page Three,' Column Four.)
Republicans and Democrats
Will Make Hot Fight Until
Eleotion Day. '.
.Chicago, Oct. 29. Extraordinary
activity will mark the last week qf the
presidential campaign In the western
states, in both the republican and
democratic ranks. ' r
' Leaders in charge of both the re
publican and democratic western na
tional headquarters were busy, today
planning their campaigns for the final
week of the fight and sending instruc
tions to field lieutenants. '
Democratic managers will continue
to wage a vigorous fight in every
state- in the west until, election day,
but will concentrate, their attack on
Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Montana,
Washington, Oregon, Utah, Arizona,
New Mexico, Colorado and Nebraska,
where they believe they have a good
chance of success,. Every speaker of
national prominence that is available
will be sent into, these states during
the 'closing days of the campaign.
Out for Women's Vote. 1 ,
Particular attention will be paid by
the managers to the progressive and
women's vote in this territory. News
paper' and billboard advertising cam
paigns will be conducted in every
doubtful state and tons of democratic
literature will be sent to every section
for distribution.
The republican "managers in the
west, it is said, will pay particular at
tention to Indiana, Illinois, Wiscon
sin, Missouri, Kentucky, Colorado,
Washington, ' Oregon, California and
Montana in their final week's drive.
Scores of speakers will be sent into
every state and meetings will be held
daily until the opening of the polls
November 7.
Will Redouble Activity.
Large quantities of campaign litera
ture will be sent into every state and
advertising campaigns 'iaunched in
every doubtful state. The republicans
will pay particular attention to the
vote of the progressive workingmen
and the women throughout the west
ern territory.
October 31 Charles E. Hughes will
begin a two-day tour of Indiana.
Charles W. Fairbanks, republican
nominee for .vice president, will tour
Illinois October 30 and 31, visiting
Rockford, Peoria and a number of
smaller cities.
On Tnlni. it Htttlt,
I Ntwi Unit, itc., h.
.1 s '
: -1 . .
Scant 600 Turn Out to Hear
Secretary of Department of
; Labor and Commerce. .
A scant 500 men and women came
but to the Auditorium Sunday, after
noon to hear Secretary W. B. Wilson
of the Department of Commerce and
Labor when he appeared to deliver a
democratic speech.; - . : ,
About . three-quarters of a dozen
men were on the 'platform. Senator
Hitqicock -fit. at tfce speaker's .left.
Mayor Dahlmarf'tiat on the' platform
through' less 'thin- half the" meeting,
then quietly tip-toed td tli side of the
stage,' collected his- pvercoaffnd hat
ana, made away'through 'a-side exit.
Congressman Ci O, Lplieck'sSt Some
distance to the right of the speaker
and busied himself beckoning with his
nimble hands to coax certain late
comers updn the platform, but they
preferred to sit in the audience. ; C.
L. Shamp, labor leader, and T. P. Rey
nolds, president of ihe Central Labor
union, was on deck to preside at the
meeting. ' ,'-
. - Defends 'president. , v
The speaker set out to praise' all
democratic legislation of the, last four
years and to explain why it was good.
To begin with he spread his sails
and put out into the sea of turmoil
that the Adamson bill has created. He
said: "If President Wilson had with
drawn from the controversy when a
settlement could hot be reached, who
then would he have been surrendering
to? Why, to the railroads and to
Wall street, lhey didn t believe he
had the courage to go before congress
with the matter but he, did: and con
gress accepted his proposals, and en
acted them into law.'" ' '
The speaker held up' the fact that
seventy republicans in congress had
voted for the bill arid said: "Everv
time Mr: Hughes criticises the Adam
Uon bill, it is a slap in the face of
seventy congressmen: of- his 1 own
He praised again the federal reserve
banking act, reiterating the democratic
slogan that this will prevent future
financial panics;- and credited the
democrats with new legislation in the
anti-trust laws which will makex offi
cers of the corporations answerable in
court for violations of the law by their
corporationsso that the officers may
be fined by punishment or Imprison
ment 'just the same as any other
criminal. ......... ,
.... i
Famous German . .,
Aviator Is Killed '
, . . - In Air Collision
' - ' ' , I .... '
. London, Oct. 29. Captain Boetke,
me lamous , aviator, r, auring an aiiN
fight on Saturday came, into collision
with another aeroplane and 'was killed
according to a Berlin dispatch re
ceived by Rcuter's Telegram company
by. way of Amsterdam. His machine
landed within the German lines.
On Friday Captain Boetke shot
down his fortieth aeroplane.
Catholic Church at
York Is Dedicated
York, Neb., Oct. 29. (Special Tele
gram.) The dedication of the recon
structed and enlarged Catholic church
of York took place today, the cere
mony being conducted by Right Rev.
J. Henry Tihen of Lincoln, assisted
by Rev. Thomas Cullen and Rev. J.
T. Hayes, York. The spacious build
ing was filled to capacity with mem
bers of the congregation and many
Protestants of the city. The rite of
confirmation was also conferred on a
large class of boys and girls.
Bishop Tihen preached a strong ser
mon, covering both the ceremony of
dedication and confirmation. His ad
vice and suggestions to the newly
confirmed class were inspiring.
First Chief Says He Could Sups
press Bandits But for At- L
sistance Received From -Enemies
in U. S.
Blames Troubles in Mexico
Upon "Unneutral" Attitude ,'
at Washington. - v
Mexico City, Oct. 29. That the Vit- .
lista movement in Chihuahua has been
able to continue because of facilities
given the enemies of the constitution
alist government in the United States
was the declaration of General Car
ranra in a statement he gave to the
press today. ' 'J. '
. General Carrania added that! his
government would eventually- sup
press the rebel movement in Chihua
hua. He also denied renortfl that the :.
constitutionalist forces had been de- .
feated by rebel bands in various sec
tions -of southern Mexico.
Carrania's Statement.,- v.
The statement, which was the first
th rnnatitutinnalist tarr hart mad
to. the press in three months, said ia
part: ' , ..' , ,
"Various American . newspapers.
have waged a campaign against Mex.
ico, affirming that the situation was
very grave and that rebel forces dur
ing the last few days had gained im
portant victories against the govern
ment in Colima, Oaxaca and Chiapas,
All of these reports arei absolutely .,
fafi. . . . . . .
"In the last few days the constitu
tionalists have defeated the followers
of Felix Diaz, Diaz himself escaping
across the border of Chiapas, and tak
ing refuge in Guatemala. All the -Zapatistas
have been forced to take
to the mountains as all the cities and
towns are. in the control of the gov
ernment. :' '.j-, ; ,yy ,f t . f ;
V ; Family Coming Back.-
"My family is now on a1 trip to the -United
States, but will soon rejoin
me, as I am indisposed to abandon -this
-city because cf the supposed ma- '
chinations against me, which do nqt
exist, or the threats of the Zapatistas,
I will leave . thVcapital only when the
time arrives . for the constitutionalist
assembly to congregate at .Queretaro."
Cabrsra Makes Charge.'
""Waihington,' Or 28. New coiripll. ,-
vauuua . wiiii ijic uiiui ,uc laciu
government' threatened today as re
sult : of . a ; statement i issued hers
through the Hex if an information bu- .
reau and attributed to Luis Cabrera,
It assails in sharp language American ,
neutrality and the .administration of
immigration1 laws, as regards Maxico.
: Mr. Cabrera is minister of finance
in Carrania's cabinet and president of .
iiic mcAiiu tuiumiasiuu now partici
pating 'ill the. joint conference over '
border difficulties, and there are indi
cations that his criticisms will not be
ignored at the State department, v
While refusing to enter into, any
discussion of the statement at this,
timet administration) officials char-'
acterized Jt has extraordinary.- Secre
tary Lansing would make, no 'com
ment. . It is known, however, that
steps to establish -the authenticity . of
the document were taken under con
sidcration immediately. ; !
. ; Will Not Be Seen. ,.
. Eliso Arredondo. Mexican smbassa -
pdor-designate, denied himself to all ,
callers. Although the Mexican inform
mation Dureau nas oeen unaerstooa to
have at least semi-official relations
with the embassy, its status has never '
been clearly defined. Embassy offi
cials asserted emphatically that Mr.
Arredondo had .not been consulted
before the statement tvrfs issued and knowledge that it was in-con-,
temptation, his first knowledge of it
coming after the bureau had dis
tributed it to the newspapers. . ,
It was said at the bureau that the
statement had been obtained from Mr.
Cabrera directly and was made public
with his approval. Mr. Cabrera's
status with relation to this govern-
ment is not the same as that of an .
accredited diplomatic or consular offi- '.
cial. Whether the names, of the com' -missioners
nominated by each govern
ment were submitted for approval has
never been divulged, but if .this was
the procedure, the - commissioners
probably would, have definite diplo
matic status on which action could be
Based. j
A Real
of Increase
"Not a flash in the pan." .
. Week after week Bee '
Want-Ads show wojii-'
derful increases . , . ,
42,906 MORE PAID
ADS first nine months
of 1916 than in same '.
period 1915 an in-
crease of , over 1,100 -'
more per week. , ji
1,054 MORE PAID j
Want - Ads than ";",.
same week year. '
, ago. y ; u'y:
' -
Better Results, Better Rates '