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Vol. ?.XXIV....X0. 2+.<U8.
|< ?pirlslit. 1914.
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\K\Y VOKK, MONDAY, MAY 11, 1914.
r>T) irr mTV ? ' irVT ?* r,tT of ,i*w York. News**, Jereey City end Hobeketi.
? iVlLTi IJATi I F/A I Kl.-KnllRBK TWtMKNT?.
SUENT SALUTE
FOR HERO DEAD
AS CITY MOURNS
Flags Dip Only Tribute
When Funeral Ship
Drops Its Anchor.
PRFSIDENT DIRECTS
NATIONAL TOKEN
Firing of 21 Guns at Navy
Yard To Be for Men Who
Fell at Vera Cruz.
PARADE PLAN CHANGED
Wilson Will Not Lead Procession
in Broadway ? Throngs
Gather at Battery.
Pipping fcfff colors In answer to
drooping salutes from a harbor that
mourned, the cruiser Montana silently
and slowly came Into port yesterday
with her burden of seventeen hero do.vi
from Vera Cruz. There was no gun
gaJute a.? the funeral ship came In.
T>?re was no salute to Secretary Dan
Hi on the Mayflower, which steamed
!n behind the cruiser, or the dread
?tnuftht Wyoming-, which led the funeral
-
tVlth no more noise than the rattle
?f her anchor chains as she hove to off
:he Pattery, her seventeen flag-draped
offlns showing on the boat deck and
hw Jackie.? lined up in funeral guard,
?he Montana rr.rled her long run from
Vera rrur.
Ear''- to-day the bodies that have
lain on 1 tt rte~k for a week will be
\?V^ro (o Pier A and plac <1 on
ui-fr.'iPii caissons for the march |
?hroup^ lh? city and tho national trib
? ? I will be raid to them.
Military Honors for Dead.
.1 tbey did not die in war of
ItcJaration, full military honor* will be
theirs from the time th? battalions of
arms reversed, begin to
'-?-?adway, until the Presl
I them In the navy yard
a; d three volleys are fired and the bu
? toe.
honora ?lo r.ot end there; (key
u-.ll sret the highe t national salute by
iVsirc Vresldent When the ?
rw puns from the Tennessee
iTffi the President arriving at the ?
vard to-day he wishes It to bn under
itAod that the salute Is for the men
?ho fell n' Vera <"ruz. This wish of
the Prfsident that his salute mipht be
thfirs was conveyed by Secretary Dan
rday.
' - the memorial exercises to-day
from various eitle?? will be
rt their dead home for
further tribute Three will be sent
*N?rd tl " Montana again for honors
i wants her two sons,
Plttsburch wants one, Philadelphia
two, and so on through the
Wilson Won't Lead Parade.
Evfry detail for the paradA throuph
the cltv will be carried out as arranged,
with the exception of the President
rifling in the procession.
The line of march, from the P.attery
?City Hall. wl!| be guarded by 1,100
Nlc^mfn. aeren] companies of militia.
Secret Berri ?e men and detectives.
A lection r,f the Patten', near Pier A,
?ill be roped off nhlle the coffins are
t*!ng laid on 'V- caissons and the ord< r
r'~^zr Carriages for army
'"a ??" iril] be in line in re
'erse order of rank the Secretary of
* x' rtitnandant O:
Probah'; -the end. The com
? nate and House of
: lust night and :
""ill b* in line early. It is proposed to :
make th< ? url fr m Pier A at 9 o'clock !
?harp.
Work of transferring the bodies win
?ontlnurd on page 3. rolumn 5
This Morning's News.
THE MEXICAN SITUATION.
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V< -i Crui.... i
n Tampico- 1
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r Vera Crua. 2
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LOCAL.
Church. i
?end. 1
Sot (.?mt Friday... 1
I .. Trial.4
j*1' " ' v Killed. ?
? ? Won t l.ea i Pro? e*sion- 3
of Air.. 5
skill.9
u arnlng- 9
ira $10.000,000. .15
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GENERAI..
?HI Bar? M0r( N...A [laven Peni? 5
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FOREIGN.
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MISCELLANEOUS.
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"OWL" WRECK PLOT FAILS.
New Haven Express Ploughs
Through Obstructions.
Windsor Loi K COOS . M.iv 10 tfl
attempt wns mad. te~day to wreck the
N"<m York bound "Owl" exnross. from
Boston, on the New Tork, New Haven
I Hartford Railroad, by pis.-ing a
quantity ><r steel reibt on the tracks.
The engineer saw th? obstruction, but
before tho boavjr anflnc couM be
brot ?hi to s Mop u had ploughed haU
I rough tho pii<
Railroad mea ?aid thai if the an?
glne had ho?n lighter, it la probable
thnt tho train would have bom d<
ralled into tho canal, which runs par?
allel to tho tracki Detectlree and
? ' authorltlea are investigating.
FALLS FROM PALISADES
Man Lt oking for Aeroplane Is
Badly Hurt.
Alfred Rollins, of Alpino. N* J . had
both legs brokon whoa ho tumbled lev
onty foot from a ledge of rook on tho
Pausados Into ? chasm yesterday. H<
WH looking for an aeroplane and lost
his balar.ro.
A voting sapling on tho olifT part waj
down broke the forro of hi?? fall. an>1
saved h1n? from death Willis Bdger
ton and Frank Doerner hoard cries for
hoip, and. getting a rope, got Rollins
CENTENARIAN TRIES TO DIE
Son Frustrates Attempt to Leap
from Dwelling Roof.
Moses Wald, oro hundred years old.
an Austro-Hongarlsn, who Uves with
his son at 502 West 170th st., tried to j
commit suicide yesterday by Jumping |
from the roof of the dwelling while the
| family Was at breakfast. The cen- j
tesar?an had been suffering from de?
mentia for some weeks, and when he
WSS seen to act strangely his son kept
close watch and was able to frustrate !
his attempt to take his life.
Wald came to New York fifteen years
ago to make his home with his son ,
Samuel, who is the owner of a restnu
mat at Broadway and l^lst st He I
has four children and eight grandchil?
dren. He vas taken to the Washing?
ton Heights Hospital.
CLANCY DENIES HE'LL
QUIT AS WARDEN
Sing Sing Official Confers
with Riley?Must Go,
His Enemies Assert.
James J. Clancy, warden of Ping
sing, whom the Westchester wing ? I
Tammany has boon trying t<? force Out
of office ever ilnee he was appointed
by QoTsrnor Baiser, in an interview
with a reporter for The Tribuno lust
night denied that he would got out on
Friday
The dispatches from Bing Sing yes?
terday were thnt Clancy would quit
next Friday. These reports emanated
from the members <>f the anti-Clancy
faction, who last ntghl asserted that
despite Clancy*! announcement that he
would remain they would put him >ut
of Sing Ping so quickly that he WO lid
not have a chance to pack ? ?altease.
The better pan of yesterday ciam y
spent in conference with Superintend?
ent of Prisons l?ib'V at Sing King.
Riley huntod to Sing Sing when ho
learned of the seriousness of the situa- .
tion. The warden, who was to have .
quit the prison on May 1 because of do
lltieal conditions there, lt Is said, has
found that In the last week th? eondl
tions whleh caused him to send In his
resignation early in January had again
made their appearanee.
The greater part of the employes of
tho prison are said to be members of
ths Westchester county wing of t?iv>
Tammany organization and have DO
uso for Clancy, who la an anti-Tan,- |
many Democrat, They have many
gravantes against him as a result of
liis effort! to bring about reforms !n
the prison.
His r.rst sign of trouble appeared
when he attempted to wipe out 'he
cocaine trafiio among ttie prisoner?.
His Investigation at the time, ?t Is al?
leged, showed thst some of the jiris.Mii
keepers were making as much as fOO a
sret 'v by the illicit sale of the drag.
LOOPS 15 LOOPS
AS ADIEU TO AIR
French Aviator Retires. Saying
There Is No Longer Money or
Glory for Professionals.
[tty Cable t" The Tritnin* 1
Paris? May MX?One of the forsmost
Of Prenctl airmen. Ren? Vidait, is t.
tlling from aviation disappointed.
That there is no longer either money or
gtorj '" professional aviation is the
conclusion arrived at by Vidsrl aft-r
four years of SCth Uy,
slehrmts his retlrstneni Vidart
looped ths loop fifteen consecutive I
t mes and then came to earth to re- j
,?.,,. lil(I,. He will devote his tune la ?
;im. m sutomohlls racing and to
Ms, game shooting, fot after the dan
|h ah?, according to
v.dart. a man has losl sll tests for the
; umdrum pursuits of life
col may?1T?ear"death
I uuH night I? wss isld thai th?
,r Colon?! John -'. CaihOUS May,..
Democratic Nation.) C.??ttsemea from
Kentucky, wss esdy a -'
Dr Hermana M. Biggs, dm el the to .
aueodin. Phr- ';: S^"1,
Ibai the be. m m ver weak
Bretton Wood, Hou??
Advt
MONTANA HERE WITH FALLEN HEROES OF VERA CRUZ.
Flag-draped coffins of the seventeen sailors and marines on the deck of the cruiser as she
anchored in the harbor yesterday.
BOUCK WHITE FIGE
IN OIL KING'S CHUR
Radical Minister Cause
Riot in Edifice WheT
Rockefeller Worships
THE REV. DR. GRANT
ALSO NEAR ARRE
One Man Is Beaten in the Sti
Scuffle?Ten Locked Up?R<
new Brawl in Court.
Rouck White, ?in ordained mini?
who recently organized the Churcl
the Social Kevolution, was thrown
Of Calvary Baptist Church. In V
Tilth st., yesterday morniiiK when
attempted to Interrupt the services
Kinanufl Lopes, a Portuguese
lower of White, was beaten bj
tectlVOS in fri ut of tho church, and
exciting experience wan one that mi
nf thi- fashionable congregation,
whirh the Rockefellers worship, ?
? ? member.
\\ hen tbo trouble arai over the po
hail lock? d up ten mombon of the
daUet church in the Wool 47tb st.
ti lion, < barged with dlaorde
conduct, Lopes, after being treated
(he station b? Dr. Howe, of Po
clinic Hospital, was put In a c-11 n
Boparet? chargo of oetai bofet?n
language and tailing io move on wt
ordered to.
At the nipht court all the prison*
except Kubbel were represented by t
women lawyers. Bertha Kumbaugh a
Mary It. l'owlc, who Mid bell for th
clients would be impossible, and ask
for trial at once fir a remand en parr
All were paroled in custody of tin
counsel until Tuesday morning, \vh
they are to appear at the Wogt B1
Court.
The court was thronged, and t
crowd cheered when the prisoners we
released. Men waved and threw tht
hats to the ceiling. "Women surround'
Dr. White and wrung him by the han
One man threw his arms around tl
preacher's neck and kissed him on ti
i book
After the prisoners had been paroh
and wcro getting hack their proper!
the Rev. Percy Stickney ('.rant, of tl
Church of tlie Ascension, Fifth av. an
lllh St., was threatened with arrest c
a charge of disorderly conduit becaui
he insisted on talking on behalf of th
prisoners.
Sergeant Degan, in fact, was on hi
way with the rector to the complair
desk when he Changed his mind, turne
him o\cr to another policeman and be
him escorted to tho door.
White entered the cburcb before ,v
services began. When the Rev. Cor
nelius Woelfkln was about to make th
regular Sunday announcements Whiti
rose from a seat in the back of th<
Cburcb and started toward the altar
saying: "Well, doctor, 1 am her?
i,,-? Ro was stopped by George N
Sane, an usher, who asked him to sn
down.
lie found a place In the third pew
but Instead of remaining quiet inter?
rupted the pastor bj getting up and
shouting. "I am here, doctor, as ?
clergyman from a neighboring church,
and 1 want t""
Detective Lieutenants ''.ilday and
Qlnason came t" th-> assistance of the
ushers, who hurried down the aisle.
WhitO struggled Witll the detective?,
shooting that he was there to prca n
the truth. When an attempt was made
to lorce him from th'' church he tried
m arai ?> bhnaolf against the powo end
the pillars supporting the balcony.
Little ceremony was uoed in setting
him otn. Hallway down th? aisle he
lay on the ?loor, kicking at those about
him.
Measrwhlle followers of white Jumped
to their f' ?T from pewa in an "arts ?>{
the Church. Shouting protests and de?
manding to be heard Some ran to the
,,,;.. l?'iouuh which White was bcin?
dreggl d and tic! I . r- HMOS htru
White, ?ho is about .". feet 7 inches
i ? Dtmuid on paxe 3, column I
' JALISCO AMERICANS SAFE
British Embassy Gets Word
Bandit Report Was False.
[Worn Tb? Tribu? ? B mee i
Washington. May lO.? Thc British
Bnbaaay received a dispatch this af
t'Tn'xm from Mexico City, which wee
immediately forwarded to the State
Department, which said thai no Amer?
icans v:on> In the hands of bandits in
the state of Jalisco, where two British
aubjecta and one American recently
were killed, it had been reported thai
seven Americana had been captured by
the bandits and were In peri!.
Late last i.itillt the embassy received
? report civing- the name? of those
killed and wounded in JaUsoo. C. B,
Williams, British, fort man of the HI
Babor mine, and C B. Hoadley, Am?r
Ican, were killed Walter Neal, the
American manager, and i'atri-.k Ha i ni,
British, wer?- alightly wounded at D
Fa bor.
H. Jl. A Creen. Hrltlsh, was reportai
killed at Kan Marcos.
LILLIAN N?RDICA
DIES IN JAVA
American Born Prima Don?
na Succumbs to Pneumo?
nia After Long Fight.
Hat i\!a. Java, May *0 -Mme. Lillian
Kordica, the linger, died here to-nipht.
Mme, N?rdica had heen ill smce the
iteamer Tssman, on which she was a
passenger, went ashore on Bramble
cay. in the Gulf of Papua, on Decent*
ber 28 last. Nervous prostration, due
t" ber azpertesces, was followed by
pneumonia,
The Tssman was floated In three
days and put into Thursday Island
Then Mme. N?rdica was placed under
the care of a physician, who remained
in constant attendance upon her until
April 1. when she palled for Batavia.
It was aiialnst the advice of her physi?
cian that she made the trip.
Arriving here, the singer seemed very
ill, but recovered somewhat after a stay
of three weeks. The improvement,
however, was only temporary, ar.d
when a relapse occurred the physicians
?ave tip ail hopes of her recovery.
It was the intention of Mme. N?rdica
when she came here to sail for ( ;? noa,
where she was to meet her hus?
band, George W. Toang, a New Vork
banker, she already had secured pas?
sage for tiu- voyage erben the relapse
.urred.
Conspicuous In the group of American
worn? n tinkers who cam?- into prominence
a generation a?o, and some of whom won
WOrld-Wlde fame, was a Blender slip of
a girl from " way down in Maine,"
whence many other artista of the lyric
and dramatic BtSga also have come. Ber
name was Lillian Norton, and she was a
granddaughtsr of the well known revival?
r, TaSJlfeelllH John" Allen.
Bhe had been born at Parmlngtes m. .
on May lg. !*.'?:?, and bad bees taken to
Hosten In early ChlMhOOd. There she
studied uniler John O'Neill, at the Con?
eervateey of Music, ?a.,! was aapi
Instructed In church choir and oratorio
singing, lbs sang in the choir of (?ra.e
Church, Boston, end in that of a church
at Roxbury. Her tlrst concert appear'
anc? was in Humswul Hall, Boston, in
WS, Whets Sha sang oi.e of Leonora's
ana? m "H Txovatore." At Christmas ol
thai ? 'r v"'' >-<iU* '" "The Messiah'' for
tba Handel ami Haydn Society, and after?
ward made a concert tour with that or?
ganization and with Thaaden Thomas
and Ma uidiestra la HU ehe sang at two
of P. g Ottaaesera concerts in the old
Madison Square Garden in this city, and
then went to Bflsnd *'?'?' ,;::i u'?'' send
at the ? rystal Pala< a in Louden, in Uver?
pool, in 1'arls and elsewhere. In mid
tour, la Germany, she left him i- i
she ?would not sing at open air i
and went to Milan. Where she studi^i f"f
the op-r.i M.i^-e under San (?lovanni
Debut at Brescij.
Her opfatic ilebut was made tinder th?
! BBM Of Nordl'-a at Brescia, Italy,
a? April 30 .IST'*, ms Vloletta in "La
?Travista." Bsjd was highly successful.
]?it> r She appeared at ' !enoa. Nevera anil
, i . ?hT? m ? ? "Roberta "
( ontlnuid til peg? ?. rolumn I.
TAMPICO RAKED
BY REBEL FIRE
Gonzales Leads Force of
7,000 in Fierce Night
Attack on City.
CAPTURED GUNS
DO DEADLY WORK
Constitutionalists and Federals
Begin Battle Under Light of
Burning Oil Tanks.
Juarez, Mexico, May 10.?The most
desperate battle of the present Mexican
revolution is being fought to-night at
Tampico, according to reports reaching
Constitutionalist officers here.
It is reported that some of the oil
wells and tanks are burning and that a
portion of the town is on fire.
By the light of the biasing Oil tanks.
Bred by Stray Shots, the n bel artillery?
men hurled shot after shot from twenty
heavy field guns into the strongly In?
trenched position held by Qeneral
Ignacio Morolos Zaragoza, the Fed?
eral commander, in the Centre of the
town, sweeping the breastworks with a
hail of shrapnel, in an effort to opt u
the way for a dash by Qeneral Pablo
Qonsaiee*a Infantry,
For the tlr.--l time in the fighting be?
tween Huerta snd Carra?as, the Con?
stitutionalists were on equal t<-rms v.\tn
the Federals In artillery. The twenty
French field K'uns raptured by Ceneral
Gonsales el Monterey and placed hi
position before Tampico have done
groat execution, the French shrapnel
bursting ??th the utmost accuracy In
contrast to the homemade shell,
by Villa in his battle ahool Torren.
Seven thousand Constitutionalists
tinder General Pedro QOttsales and Luis
Caballero are engaged. Qeneral Jesus
Carranza, with his brigade, was
thotiRht to form a part of the force at?
tacking Tampico, but It was decided
that he was needed In the campaign on
Saltillo und his brigade was sent bach
to Monterey.
[from Tr.e Tribun? Bureau |
Washington, May 10.?An enga?e
nient of great importance has h.-en
Ftarted between the Constitutionalists
and the Federals at Tampbo. Tho
rebels are trying to take tho town.
which win five them a seaport through
which they can import, ammunition and
arms without interference, it win sun
slve them an outlet to foreign markets
for an Immense amount of cotton
wnlch was confiscated when the Ceo
stitutionalists took Torre?n.
The cotton, which is said to be
more than 15,000,000, belonged, for the
greater part, to Spanish subject*
After the -pturo of Torre?n the
sUtuUcnahats shipped large quantities
oi the cotton to the American border
?nd tried to sell it in B| PSSO ..rid other
American markets They were blocked
by attornc. s for the original owners,
who attached the cotton and invoked
the aid of the court-. Finally the rall
Ways refused to take any more ship,
menta.
The rebels ale *ager to try to make
sales in Europe. They boUOV? that
they can do so unhamper-d. but in dit>~
lomatlc circles ?t i.j atetad that SJOVOTB?
rnents which have recognised Huerta,
and who therefore look upon the robe i
only as b ? ?? pa? .?.
look upon the cotton only as stolen
property, and that, m consequence, it
cannot be sold in Europe.
Rear Admiral Maso, in command at
Tampico, has reported to R'-ar Ad?
miral Badger that at 4 o'clock yestei -
day afternoon General Pon?alos, com?
mending the rebel forcea il Tampico,
pent an officer aboard the AttV
t'.aKslup with a COp! of I letter ad
dreesed to all foreign consuls Ht Tam?
pico, notifying them to have their na?
tionals take refago as board the ships
in the harbor Of come to the robl !
eamp, where their safety would r>?s
guaranteed. General ?lot?zales
that the communication be fere
to all th? for-;ifn ShlPI PCI - Bt, an I
this was done.
HUERTA, WARNED,
RELEASES TRIBUNE'S
WAR CORRESPONDENT
Richard Harding Davis and Other Writers
Are Freed by the Mexican Dictator
After British Ambassador Acts.
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PEACE EXPECTED BY HUERTA ENVOY
Member of Commission Arriving at Vera Cruz Sees
Chance for Such Outcome of Conference?Lamar
and Lehmann Agree to Serve for United States.
On urgent representations from the British Minister and Bra
zilian Ambassador at Mexico City, Huerta has released Richard
Harding Davis, The Tribune's correspondent; Medill McCormicK
and other correspondents, who had been arrested on their arrival in
the capital from Vera Cruz. Davis and McCormick left on a refugee
train for Coatzacoalcos, whence they will return to Vera Cru/.
Frederick Palmer, who was turned back at Paso del Macho by Gen?
eral Maas, has reached Vera Cruz.
Associate Justice Lamar, of the United States Supreme Court,
and Frederick W. Lehmann, of St. Louis, have accepted President
Wilson's appointment as the American delegates to the mediation
conference, and the formal announcement of their selection will be
made to-day.
Huerta's delegates to the mediation conference reached Vera
Cruz and at once went on board the German steamer Kronprinzessin
Cecilie, on which they will come to Key West, by way of Havana,
They declined Rear Admiral Badger's offer of accommodations on
the American steamer Morro Castle, now serving as a United State,
transport.
Huerta loses the cargo of arms consigned to him on the German
steamer Kronprinzessin Cecilie. The arms were not landed at
Puerto Mexico, but are still on the steamship, which is now at Vr
Cruz.
Constitutionalists renewed their attack on Tampico, foreign :
taking refuge on the steamship Mexico, sent for that purpose
Rear Admiral Badger.
Ranchmen reaching Vera Cruz report that General Navarc c.
with 15,000 Federal troops, is within twenty kilometres of the cit..
threatening American outposts, but the men are said to be poorly
armed and to have little ammunition.
Villa has ordered a general assault on Saltillo by his rebel army
of 20,000 men. The Federals, reinforced and well fortified, are ex
DAVIS FREED FROM
MEXICAN PRISO
Tribune Correspondent
Now on Way to Ver;
Cruz to Renew Labors.
[B> ??a!.!? to Th* "Ml
IfesJco i'tty. Miiv I?.?Richard Efai
ing Davis, u.ir correspondent of T
? Tribune; Uedili IfcConeJck, of Ci
eago, r> presenting 'The London Tun?':
anrl A. J. Button, photographer of "T
Washington post," who were arrest
by Huerta on their arrival here, ha
bien released from prison. They if
this morning for Coatzacoalcos, ?when
they are expected to nail for Vera Cr
to-morrow morning on the Ifrenrh Un
]?> pagne.
Huerta restored them to liberty aft
strong repr?sentations had been ma<
to him by Sir Lionel t'anlen, ths Hri
ish Minister, and the Brastiiao Ambsj
sadur, who lias h:id charge of Amer
i an Interests here since
11 Bhaagfan handed his pass
ports aftSt the landing at Vera Cru
The ambai ttVod urgent m?'?
sages from the state Department i
Washington to leave nothing undone t
secure the release of the correspond
? DtS
Walter C Whli?en. representative i
the Ai ? ' Press; Oliver If. Huef
fer, of "The London Dalli EU
??nil Alfred J. Horke, of New York, r> p
resentatlve of th< i ?entrai Pis
ciatlon of London, who ???.
rested "n their coming to tin* eitj
ere i seterds l.-ft a
for V. ra lmz
it appears te bave best nade s con
ditlon of their release that the corre
i at i.n.'e MBVO Me\i< ?
City. Davis and IfcCorsnleh were ss
llwsy depot this mom
gOl K?av on a tram ovi-i
: thorns of Tehssshtspec Railrosi
; With a number of refugees fleeing un
? ' prOtSCtloq Of the French flag
Narrow E?caps Near Ver? Oui.
Isntlals bad no weight v/tta
Is had with him 11
IS correspondent of Th?
tribune, bul redeatials and in?
troductions to the Brazilian Ami
, dor here. Among thOBS srero letters
frOSB the Urazilian COBSttl at VsVS
Cru/.. K had a letter from
tisb Consul at Vera Cl ...
Davis had a narrow escape from !?
' bag stade a prisoner by Qeaeval bfasusj
rommsudant for Huerta at
\. t Crus, who Is gathering his forced
at l'a-o (t,.; .M.,, i.o, about forty salles
from ti it ' M r? II is understood bei?
that ' ???vep. nr eight ?SSITl
il I ardotsv
Dai is and IfoCarssteh
IfS bo, h if ?'cepted th- .
iMtlaMd ?n Pa?? Z. Cotaaaa I.
HUERTA ENVOYS ON
SHIP AT VERA CRUZ
Refuse All Courtesies of
Americans Except Use
of Army Autos.
By ARTHUR RUHL.
Vera Crus, Ma) i I The thr>e ocie
sates on whose dellberatk rta the lmm<
d?ate future ()f Mexico theoretically de
pends came down from the Interior
this morning and went aboard '
Kronprinzessin Cecilia hound for Ha
Thia new scene in the extraer
dlnarv drama was thoroughly ar
propri?t? in Its oddity with those thai
have gone before.
Through the hues of the armv of oc
cupation and into the Idle, waiting flee1
went these three erudita gentlemen
from the capital as unnoticed almost a
if they were starting M a pleasure trip
i of setting out to decid? U ?
fate of their nation and what BhoUM h
done ulth nil these i,.cc ,,nd ehips
\ aiitterittg escort of GeiUM il
Huerta'a aoldlers left them at the Mex?
ican lines They were greeted at the rail
italien here by General Punston,
his aid. I.ieutetia'it Ball, Sttd I
lieutenant representing the . ommander
of the fleet, plus a hapbasard crowd of
correspondents, moving picture nu s,
railroad employes and lotteren
ction.
There were ne m es, no troops pu
seining arms, and perhaps the quaint?
est thing of all was thai thi
c-eptlon party, the men who em I
the delegates In the Mexican fashion,
informed General Kunst on that the.,
not ?o i apt his hospitality, n ?
-,g them to th
at "f the Cowdraj Inten
Mexl o and the manag'i of thi ?
oil well?.
The fa?t that it had been suggested
that the delegates have on a tank ship
might be an explanation f.u Mr. Ryder
and Mr. Body being there
Anoth? r might tie that the ,].?
i ad more or lees dire l
counsel for the Cowdray 01 i o
Another might be th<
sir- of rep | as wtd<
M Lord Cowdray'a generally ar>
full' ? It such a time
. rate, here they were, and they
bundled the WhSSO party, which in
< hided the four blooming daughters of
h> let BahaJBi bM ?on, a student at the
University of Pennsylvania, and a baby
and nursemaid with long black tit,be
to her cap. into two army aut"m I I ?
ai:>l whisked them off to the ship
Vera Crea, May Id -AI !?a*t one if
Huerta'a eaweye, a" ?f whom with at
i tache? and members of theli families
arrived here from the OSpttal to.da.'
?on their way to Cana-la to attend th<l
peace conference, is hopeful that per

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