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Secretary of State Bryan Invokes
' Aid of Spanish Ambassador to
Save Life of Dr. Edward Ryan
Who Is Under Sentence of
Death at Sunrise in City of
', Mexico. : V - '
Huerta Willing to
Cease H ostilities
Rebel Mobilizing Army of Twelve
' Thousand Men to Make Attack
on Tampico -General Villa Will
Lead Troops In, Person Rebel
Artillery Chief Refuses to Join
WASHINGTON, Msy l.( Associated
Press by Federal Wireless) Unofficial
report receired here yesterday that
Dr. Edward Ryan, who U in the Mnrlce
of the United BUtei looking after refu
gee.! In Mexico, had been taken prisoner
on the charge of being a spy at sunrise
this morning, la the City of Mexico,
caused Secretary of Bute Bryan 'to
make urgent representations XA Spanish
Ambassador Slano, representative here
of provisionai President Haerta.: Late
last night no -word hau been recelVed as
.yt the probable ate of ty, Ryan,
Word was received from "the City of
Mexico yesterday thtt Jlusrta had ac
cepted the proposal of the' mediators
from Brazil, Argentina and Chile for
the suspension of all hostilities between
the United States and Mexico pending
the efforts of the mediators to obtain a
settlement of the existing differences.
Efforts to obtain immediate ratifica
tion by the senate Of the Colombian
; treaty were practically abandoned yes
terday, pending settlement Of the Mex
Latest reports received by the navy
' department of the American casualties
at Vera Cms are as follows i .- . .
' Killed Eleven sailors, four marines,
one service nniaentlflea. Total, sixteen.
Wounded Two naval officers, fifty-
cue sailors, fourteen marines, three
serrloe unidentified. Total, seventy.
REBELS PLANNING HEAVY
ATTACK ON TAMPICO
EL PASO, Texas, May "!.( A ssocl
ated Press by Federal.. Wireless) Con
. stitutionalist agents here stated venter
day that an order has been tunned for
the mobilization or jz,ouu rebel troopi
. from the States of loabuila, Tamaul
pais and Nuevo Leon to renew the at
tack on Tumi. loo. It is stated that
Oen. Pancho Villa will load the at'.ask
General Maas and others yesterday
asked Felipe Angeles,, chief commander
of the rebel artillery and first of Villa's
r lieutenants, to loin htm in a combined
iroveiuent against the : United States,
. lut the overtures were refused by Oen;
era!' Aneelos. ' ' '
i In a letter given to the -Associated
I'ress by Ueneral Villa yesterday he as
serted that nothing but the bent of feel
ing exists between himsjelf and Oeneral
Curranza. thus stilling all rumors' that
the two rebel leaders nad fallen out as
a result of the note sent to President
. Wilson by Csrranza in which the latter
protested against the invasion of Mex
, U'o by Americans. ' , . .,','
AMMUNITION IS SEIZED
; BY AMERICAN SOLDIERS
GALVESTON, Texas, May! l.(Ao
dated Press by Federal Wireloss) A
million rouuds of small arm ammunition
consigned - to the Constitutionalists
along the border were stopped here yc
' terday by American troops aud will be
returned to the manufacturers, Thi
seizing of the ammunition wa In ac
i-ordance with the order of President
' Wilson again placing an enibnrgo on
amis aud munitions of wsr crossing the
border. ' . .
FIERCE FIGHTING NEAR
' MA.ZATLAN IS REPORTED
WASIUXOTON, AprU . (By As
sociated Press Cable) Federal pud
Constitutional troops are . reported to
be .engaged in a bitter conflict in the
vicinity of Mazatlan. .
REBELS CONTROL ENTIRE
BORDER FACING TEXAS
BROWNSVILLE, Texas, May 1.
.(Associated Press by Federal' Wireless)
Scenes in Beleaguered Mexican City of Tampico EDITOR MAKES
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For the first time during the proeent
revolution the Constitutionalists ronttol
the entire portion of the eieht hundred
miles of Mexican frontier facinir the
State of Texas. The last stretch woe
or u red by the taking of Laredo Nuevos
and Piedra Negras..' -.
REFUGEES PLANNING TO
,' RETURN TO MEXICO
OALVK8TON. TexTs, May As
sociated 1'rens by Federal Wireless) -
iNon-American refugees Who sre claim
ing that they were brought here against
their will on American nhips have or
ganised and are planning to return to
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MEDIATION PLANS ARE ;
-Js BEINQ, WELL RECEIVED
A. A ! I? L 'XK Mexico,' April 30. --( By
Associated press t able) ear Admiral
Frank F. Howard reports that the med
iation plans are being favorably '. re
ceived and that the mediators have- la
med an appeal te the European Powers
for their friendly oRlces. i , .
The appeal of the mediators does not
nclude a request that the powers une
their influence on President Wilson te
induce him to name conditions under
which the United 8 tales will settle the
present unpleasantness. , ' ,
Hooth Americas diplomats, other than
those representing the countries hand
ling the present mediations, have been
railed into several informal conferences.
LINER FLYING CUBAN h;
FLAG IS FIRED UPON
VERA CBl'Z, Mexico. April 80.-,
(Ily Associated Press Cable) Wireless
sdvices from Tampico carry the in
formation that the Ward liner AntiUa
was fired upon 1 rebel forces and Fed
eral troops. With the exception of the
steersman, who wss killed, do fstalit'e
or Injury to the vearel Is reported.
. 'ins Antilia, flying the Cuban flag,
according to latest information, was
first raked by the fire from the Federal
guns , being fired agaimit rebel troops,
in ropiy to a Ore opened by the Uonsti
. The commander of the British fleet
lias fil-sd a protest with both the Fed
eral and rebel forces. ' .
REPRESENTATIVE TO JAPAN
IS RECALLED BY HUERTA
TOKIO, Japan. April 30. (Bv Aseo
elated Press CatU) Oeneral Velasqnea,
the Mexican representative who has
been in Japan several weeks, has sailed
from Yokohama in the 8ieyo Mru for
Mansanillo, on instructions csblod by
President iluerta. .'.
It ii p-enerally believed here that
General Velasquez ia recalled to Mex
ico ostJnelbly for the purpose of aldiug
in a settlement of the present crisis. ,
GENERAL CUNSTON TAKES
COMMAND AT VERA CRUZ
VERA CRUZ, Mexico. April 30.
(By; Associated Press Cable) Brias
dier Ueneral Puuston . today aasumel
civil and military control of Vera Crux
end the surrounding territory, Btui
ntss haH resumed aa almost normal con
dition. HONOLULU GIRL HONORED
BAN FRANCIHCO, California. April
30. Mies Pearl McCarthy of Honolulu,
a member of the Junior class at Stan
ford University, today was elected vice
preiddent of the girls' dormitory at that
iUHtitution. ... ....
SIX LIVES REPORTED LOST
OSWEGO, New York, April 80. (By
AxHocinted I'reHa Cable) Hix lives are
reported to have been lot in the wreck
of three schooners sud the tug On
HONOLULU HAWAII TERRITORY, FRIDAY. MAY 1914.
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ALL STRIKE ZONE
, REPORTED QUIET
Union Leaders v Willing to Lay
Down Anns if Mine Guards
Give Up Weapons. ; ,
. . DENVER, May 1 (Associated press
by Fedeial Wireiesa; The entire strike
rone was reported quiet lat night. ' The
State troops are being rapidly relieved
by regular Army troops. The immedi
ate disarmament of all mine guards 1
the only condition named ly un on lead
era if they Isy down their arms.
Nineteen coal mine, oiernting eonv
panics of the State yesterday positirey
refused to consider the susKestion of
Chairman Foster of the house mines
committee that, negotiations for the set
tlement of the' strike trouble be en
tered into upon the basis of recount
tion of the union, which was formerly
halved by the miners. ; ... . . :
'.-Bitter Against Armed Invasion.
.-WASHINGTON,' April 8UL (By As
sociated Prens Cable) Senator James
E. Martina of New Jersey is bitter In
his denunciation of the ordering pf
troops into the coal strike district of
Colorado. - ' " '
Particularly vindictive rs Senator
Marti tie ever what he terms the "order
ing of armed brutes to protect the
mines." ,' ' . .. ' ' - ' '.:,,- ; l. "
CITY FFFfllaWT '
Mayor J. J. Fern and the members
'of the board of supervisors, in company
with John W. Caldwell, superintendent
of public works, aud Joseph M. Little,
superlutendeut of the Honolulu water
works, punned ycMterday on a tour of
the city, visiting the city's water plant.
On Monday morning the city fathers
will hold a conference with the terrlt
torial officers, who are now in charge
of the waterworks, when the full de
tails In voDiiectiop with the proposed
transfer of the system tq the city gov
ernment will be taken up, Under, the
act parsed by the latt leginlature the
elty government uiunt take over the wa
terworks not later than Julv 1, but it
is now expected that the olltcial trans
fer of the system will take place on
June 13 next. ' '
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MERRY RATE WAB IN
MEATS IS SCHEDULED
TO BE STARTED TODAY
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The Hawaiian Ora.lers', Asso-
elation, the membership of which
conists of ' practically .' all the 4
rancher in the Territory, are said
to be responsible for the "meat
war" that as bVen inaugurated
in Honolulu. - As a result of the
Graziers' agreement to accept low-
er prices for home-grown ' live
stock, some of the retail dealers
are announcing reduction In prices
all along the line. The gain to
the contuimer amouiiU to from fif-
teen to twenty-five per cent lu the
prices asked. It is xuid that this
action en the part of the Island
rancher was induced primarily by
the growing competition of frozen x
meats from Australia, and that
the" imported meats re . much in-
ferior ia quality and flavor to the
local product. . The (.inziers claim
that the grade of beei and mutton
that is being sent to this market
is low compared With what goes to
the mainland markctN and that
they have been compelled to adopt
this course as a matter of self-
iirotection. Fully ten million ilol-
lurs is invested In Island ranches.
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MADAME NORDIC A DYING;
DOCTOES GIVE UP HOPE
UATAVIA, Java, April 30.-(By As
sociated Press Cable) Madame Lillian
Nordics,, for mauy years ,America'
favorite prima donna, i near doath in
this city. But little hope is held out
for the recovery of the sweet-voiced
ROOSEVELT NOW AT
MANAOS IN BRAZIL
NEW VOUK, April (By Asso
ciated Tress Cable) Kmnior Presiflent
Theodore Koosecelt hn reached Ma
naos, capital of the Ht;ite of Amazonas,
SHIP IS BELIEVED LOST.
NEWPORT, April 3"'. -(By Associat
ed Picks Cubic) The Hugh Logan is
reported to have been badly leaking
and ia believed to be lxt.' The Crew
left the distresxed vessel and reached
shore through the uu of a breeches
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Six Hundred Youngsters to Par
ticipate in Exercises at
Thomas Square. k .
Vndcr the auspices of tho Free Kin1
dorgarteu and Children' AU Associa
tion, tbe annual May Day f$te of the
tree kindergarteus of Honolulu will be
celebrated to.lay at Thomas Square.
More than six hundred ' children will
purtici) .ite in the celebration and It Is
expected thatthoy wil make It one of
the moot attractive of itsS kind., ever
held in the city. : . , ,
The inot iuterCbting feature in con
nect. u;i with this year's celebration is
that the ihiblrea have made all their
coftuiuex, which represent Indians, cow
boys and many Other well known char
acters. Mix Frances Lnwronce, who ii
in charge of the celebration, stated yes
terday that the children have been most
cuthuxiaxtic over this year' fete, bav?
urn made arrangements for their cos
tumes mouths iu advauce. .
Hu.cial curs will convey the children
to Thomas rvpmre, end the grand march
will commerce sharply at ten o'clock
this inornini;. The celebration will
commence with a floral parade which
will make its way around the square J"
order that visitors may view the spec,'
tadc. following the parade the chil
dren will amuse thonigelves on the lawn
with Mav pole ami folk dances. The Ha'
wuiian l-tHiid will be in attendance. The
public is invited. .
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WHITE HOUSE WEDDING
TO BE IN BLUE
WASHINiTON, May 1. (Aocl
ated Press by Federal Wireless) Mist
Eleanor Wilson, daughter of President
and Mrs. Woodrow WiUon, will be mar
ried to Secretary if the Treasury Wil
Ham (I. McAdoo ou May 7. The cere.
moiiy will he performed in tbe historle
blue room of the White liouse.
AGTORS STOUED BY
Troops at Schofield Barracks Take
Exception. ti Lines in
Civil WaA Play. . -
That the throwing ef ocks,'eggs aal
other missiles at thesptaps ,'s simply
the, Idle jest, of writors ' comics ; M
disproves by the experience tliat f ell
tsrvtlio lot; of the Pown In Dixie
company at Bchofiebl Barracks Wednes
day night, when that theatricsl aggre
aatioa . was stoned - by members of a
dissatisfied audience. , V. " ''
According to Harry.. W. Bosworth,
manager of toe -company, me pi ay,
which is set ia the South during the
period cf the rebellion, wax progressing
nicely. In the second act one of the
actors said the lines, "Oh, never mind-
President Lincoln will set the niggers
.-According' to , Bosworth the .trouble
started a soon as tV Hoes went over
the footlights. ' The audience, which
was composed largely of enlisted taen
of the Twenty-fifth Infantry, took ex
ceptlou and soon let their feelings be
come evident. ' . ." ' v.
'"A hiss went up front all over the
houee," said Manager Bosworth, "and
.then things begaa to happen.' Many of
the soldiers left ' the Puilding, and a
shower of rocks fell on the tin root
of tbe buildinff. . ,
' Undaunted, our company eouunueu
the show until the finish, to the aecotn
paninient of the . hail of rocks on the
roof: At tbe conclusion or tDe petrorm
a nee we received warning that a Bum
bcr.of our audience were laying in
wait for us and that It would te un
safe -to venture forth.
v. 'JFesriug trouble,-we sent aa auto
ahead with an omcer and guards, uur
idea in this was to give those who we
were told were layjnir In wait for us
the impression that the member of the
company were in 'the inacnine. xoe
auto had not proceeded tar hen a
number of colored soldier sprang from
an ambush and pelted the car with a
shower of rocks. The wind shield wa
broken and several of the occupants
narrowly escaped serious injury. Our
intended assailant probably thought
that they had accomplished their pur
pose ami beat a retreat. The company,
in two ether automobile, then proceed
ed to town without further mishap.
."Tin affair has in no way dampened
our ardor, " contiuued the intrepid, man
ager, "as true art must be recognized
and will not be downed. ' We are going
bkek to Bchoflold Barrack In the near
future and give tbein another ho
even better than thia one."
Henry Hughes, owner of the car that
suffered considerable damage from the
volley of rocks hurled at it, also tod
the story of the affair and in the main
said practically the same a Manager
"The trouble started after the first
act," said Henry Hughes. "The of
ficers and ladies all got up and left aud
those of the enlisted men who were
left took this for a signal to get gay
with the actors. My ear was badly
damaged by the rocks that were hurled
at it. The windshield was broken, tbe
tail lamp smashed and a deep dent
wa made ia the tonneau. It's no joke
driving a $3000 carup there with a lot
of actors and have 'it treated that way
and someone 1 going to pay for it. I
have laid a complaint before' the mili
tary headquarter and have been prom
ised that thorough investigation will be
WHOLE NUMBER 3907
Thomas McVeagh Lands Dazing
Blow on Jaw of Ambrose J.
Wirtx Following Exchange of
Personalities Both Agree That'
Passing of Ugly Epithet Led to
Clash.'' " '..,rv:.'.'"' .
Following aa exchange of erzyjing ,'
personalities, Senator Ambrose J. Wirt
shortly after five o'clock at Nunana and
Pauahi streets by Thomas McVeagh, edi- .
tor of a paper called New Freedont.
According to Senator W irtr. he .went .
m. a' tit Mn v..tv f.
ternoon aad bought several copies of a ,
recent issue. As ne was - leaving ne
made a remark regarding a certain edi
torial contained therein and then went ,
to his office. Shortly afterward be re-
celved a telephone Message from' Mc
Veigh requesting an interview at his
office. : ' . ..'' - - .
Mr. Wirt responded to the invita-'
tion, and wa met at the oflice of the
paper by McVeagh,1 surrounded by what
virts . styles "McYcagn a eonorts,"
mis niKskvi n tm Xfststsss-sl DAnvtilaa . T T '
Dlas, de Mello, B. W. Cathcart and oth
ers.' Wlrts was accompanied by Charles
Lund. . ' :''.' "" : .'.'.- .
Upon being asked to reii'at tbe re- .
nark he made when at the -0011-0 on the '
prior visit, . Wlrtx did so and fws
promptly struck In the jaw by McVeagh
n, knocked to the sidewalk, tie ilek-
kd himself no and. unon the advise of
Mind, went to the police station to se- ,
iure a warrant for McVeagh' arrtst.
V, Apply for Warrant. ,t v
It being after boars 'Isr the warrant '
clerk's oflice-, I'olice Mcricant Fred Ian.
kea told Wirts to apiar in the morn
ing aad secure one. -."At this juncture
Lund, according to-laukea, made'hlm-
mii generally oojeciionaDie around vne
receiving station In bis demand for a
v. arrant, claiming that he waa an Amer
ican citizen and wa being deprived of '
hi rights. Wirts was covered with the
lust of the battle, which he offered in
evidence, but as there is no means of,
securing warrants after hours the irate
pair finally departed.
When interviewed last aliiht Senator
mris naa tne rouowing to say recartl-
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I went to the office of the New
Freedom as a gentleman, and expected .
to be treated as such. : I boueht ev. .
eral eoples of the paper, and as I was1
going out I remarked, after reading aa
editorial In the sheet. 'Whoever wrote
the editorial, the article referring to
ice, aad knowing me, showed a eur of
a man.' ' I then returned to my office,
and waa ahortly afterward called iid on
toe pnone oy ucveagn, who asked me
to call npon him. 1 returned, and he
asked tnm in l-miMt m-ha T h,l muiA
1 repeatea my previous statement, and
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1th that he struck me la the in
For a moment I waa stunned and did
not know what happened. - ; .
McVeagh Oivea Hie Version. . '
follows: "I was at work in tny office
when Senator Wirtz entered and asked
ny terms for a year 's subscriptions He
paid for. the subscription asked for
inn received tea comes of the natier
of April 30, and, aa he walked out made
vm nurring reman wnira 1 aa Hot
quite catch. I ' inquired of a young
man in my office what the remark was,
hut he refused te tell me, whereupon
I rang up Senator Wirts and asked him
to call upon me a soon as possible.
He did so, in company with C. Lund,'
also of Haekfeld & Co. 1 asked a
straightforward manuer just what the
remark waa and he said, "it w si
cur of a man that wrote that article."1
A all articles are written by myself,
I took it as a personal lusult and struck
the senator a blow on the cheek which
knocked him down. He measured his
length on the floor Of niy oflice, then
scrambled to his feet, dashed out of
the door and iuto his machine.' I am
Irish and will allow no uiaa to insult
me with Impunity. . .' P i-.f ; :
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VINCENT ASTOR WEDDED
TO HELEN HUNT
'Kiakii'oi.'iiu, pw i ur, Apru ou.
(By Associated Press Cable) Vin
cent Astor, today, wa married to Miss
Helen Dlnsmore . Huntington of this
place. Mr. Astor had been ill at the
home of hi fiance for tome time past
and it was believed .that the wedding
date had been postponed indefinitely.
However, the event took place as origi
nally planned. . '
The bride of the young multi-millionaire
ia the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Kohert P. Huntington and It wa at
their maguificent residence ' that the
ceremony occurred. '' '