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manen! peace foi MOXli O," a
a Tribune ooneependent, w<
i < lull of thai i ont. ram ?
Peflor Luis Ktgucro BO ? \pi
I u o .!? the only one e
who would ?peak. and. declsi
.< c. od chance for h seaeof
of ?ds country's troubl?e, h
creatly to he recrrttei
ot Mexican etroi Itiee on the
? behavior in
on tlie 01 , ,
There is SO much exam??
Ido SS on the other." hf
The parly arrived under
ral Ramon Corona and
approached the American si
? railway line under o i
BUnaro said he advised su*
reeding was wholly uanoces
ah o express d his
prove? of iiie action In compel
peaaengen to leave the train
and walk four kilometre
He admitted he was the at
Mexico for l*earson's oil inte
denied that British infiuf
DJ to do With Hi
pointing him as an envoy. Tel
Rodrigues and Rebase have
private talk during the often
Mr. Mitchell, president of tin
lak, and John Body, Rears
?.ni Mexican representative.
Decline U. S. Hospitali
The other commissioners
Rodr?guez. They QQcHnod tl
<-f boapltalit) made b) Bricad
> i.'il l'lins to;;, BJ well as Rear
Badfl is offer to jive them pa
the Mono Cast le, and boar
Bteamship Kronprinseesin Cecil
will probably sail to morr?n
United stat-s by way of
touching at Key West.
mgi ineni there
tie evidence of the American t
the terminal when the envoys
Brigadier Qeneral Funstoa, in
uniform. Lieutenant Ball,
PunetOn'S Bid, and Lieutenant
?bar Admiral Dodger's aid, w
only officers present in an
capacity. The station and i
; aids were I rowded with Mexic
The commissioners arrived in
car. There were about fiftf
?ons in their party, Including
ISlguero, brother of Luis Biguei
will ad ;? tary ; Rafael c;
..ici Manuel Martines del Cam
S? Se?ora Martine/, de! <
Befiel te Rodrigues and the
daughters of BoftOT RsbaSS, who
Se?or Llenero, who is attorn
the National Bank of Mexico, e
thickset man. wes first to deseen
was followed by Commissioner R
tall and span. w< aring I
a He is well known In .
probable ambassador at SrVaahii
Then came Commissioner Rodr
aged and feeble, who had to be 1
down the < 01 sh pa
Presented to Funston.
The three nien stood in a little <
Thomas J. Rj der, '
Of the ?guila ?Ml Company, st?
forward ?. ? i I ml
"General, may l present these pe
men?" he said.
"Certainly," the general replied.
Formal Introductions followed,
of the commissioners shaking gci
Poaston by the hand.
Lieutenant Cohen then Stepped
W H I d.
MA< ' i pi the ? omplimenti of the ?
mender In chief," said he, salui
All tiiree i ommlssioners bowed gra
and smiled their acknowledgments
Lieutenant Ball next saluted.
they ecknowledged this In the s
Mr. Ryder conferred with the c.
natasJonei Spanish, extendini
them in behalf of General Puneton
Admira! Badger the hospitality of
American officers and transports
on the Morro ?'asile. Ho then
formed General Funston that the C
mlBsloners would accept no hoapltl
and preferred to sail on the Kl
Prinzessin Cocttte. They were told '
Admiral P.adger had been holding
Morro Castk at Vera Crus f?r th
but they insisted on carrying out t
original plan, explaining that arrar
ments had already been made with
Great Crowd Attracted.
Genera] Funston acquiesced in wl
over | Ian the commissioners had
mind, ami the party moved out of
station surrounded by a great CTW
which at tunes threatened to lepar
the American Officials and the Me
i ans. Rut still there was practico
no show of force, even to keep '
crowd bach, (?encrai Funston p
?Onally turned on the Mexicans wl
they ' roe A d too ? leeety ami kept thi
off with a wave of his hand and
wiuii the party reached the exits
the terminal army automobile? wc
lined up to take the Mexlan comm
?loners to the Steamer, and throui
Mr. Ryder the invitation to a-ce
their use was renewed. The comml
tienen Anally yielded ami drove in tl
cars to the wharf, but no escort Wl
?ont along ? nd no army men exce]
the chauffeurs accompanied them.
Gent ral Funston at once returned 1
headquarters and signalled to Rear Ac
mirai Badger the d?termination of ti
Mexicans noi to tail on an Anortes
shin, The commissioners took upthci
quarters on the Kronprlniamla Cecill
and prepared for thfir voyage wlthou
making 0 statement or granting an,
interview, it is understood they Wil
bave the steamer at Key West am
proceed north by railroad.
In Army Auto to Pier,
army motors took tho commis
?loners to the exultar] put. the piso*
where the American bluejackets landed
at the beginning of the occupation ol
Vera Cruz. Unattended, the commis?
sioners walked across the broad "x
panee In front of the Custom House to
The trip of the Mexican peace party
from the capital was made in the Pres?
idential tr In, composed of gayly paint
td coaches which had been placed in
Borvice by Portarlo Diaa, A detachment
of Presidential guards, all of whom
ranked si captains, under command of
rjsueral Rsgeon Cersaa, Prasslta
llu.rta's chief of Blaff. accompanie
the commissioner*. In addition i
these there was aboard the train
mere praOttCal guard of jacked troop
The train left the capital last ni?h
on the journey to th? Gap. which vn
made without liupisaaant Iticidetit. I
has been customary for th* Mexl-a
forces to Mop all trains at Tejcrlf
about two miles asd I half from th
torn-up tra> k?. making It necossai} fo
all psusMngen to walb about the mile
Tim oommissloners' train was ro
through to the (;?p, sad there the off
iiai pass< ngers mounted horses, Whil
carriers began transporting a hu?
quantity of baggage.
Refugees with the Envoys.
Another train filled With refugees. th
majority of whom were slesicShS, WH
waiting at the usual place These ref
llgflfS were brought In'o Vera Cruz 01
the tram with the commissioners, mak
Ing it necessary lor Huerta"? repre
sentattves tO spend three hours in ;
special rar Which had been added '??
their onvrnienoe. a desire to evoli
publicity and the (.irions gase Of !'?
crowd caused them to swelter withlt
ths csr. Se?or Elgusro was the oni;
one who ventured as far the platforn
On tho trip In.
Ths point at which they took th
American tram is within the Ifexlcai
lines. Put the pr?sence there of ai
American escort gave the Mexican
their flrsi ocular demonstration tha
they were entering that part of th'i
country controlled by Americans.
General Corona accompanied ih<
commissioners across the Interven?a]
. but the guards wero stations?
some distance from the American train
General Corona then rode forward am
entered the car. chatting for a turn
with torn" of the members of the part]
The major in command of the ne;ires
Mexican outpost was always in evl
deuce about the train, but he did no
taiic with thi commissioners. The
honor was reserved for General CorOM
and a staff officer.
Good Showing of the Guards.
The natty appearance, of the guards
who wore bluo BhouMsr straps to Indi'
este specie] service to the President
brought surprised and favorable com?
ment from the American soldiers. Gen?
eral Corona inter brought forward s
detschmenl of these guard.-', parading,
them alongside the CSV, Their rifles.
remained in their saddle holster:'
throughout the time.
Just before tho train started for Vera
Cruz General CorOna said goodby to
ihe members of the party, embracing
each of the commissioner.--. Retiring
from the ear, he mounted and osllod
the line of guards to attention, while
a bugler sounded the salute. The gen?
eral retired with bis escort Just beforj
the train started back into the Ameri?
IVnm Vkn Itlbea? Rurtau.i
Washington, May 10.- .Joseph Rucker
Lamar. Associate Justice of the Su?
premo Coiirt, and Frederick W". Leh?
mann, of St. Louis, formerly Solicitor
General of the United states, have in?
formed President Wilson that they will
act an th. \ menean representatives in
the mediation, which will he begun at
Niagara l'a Ils, Canada, a week from
to-morrow under the auspicss of the a
r: c mediators a formal announce?
ment of their selection will be made
by the Secretary of State to-morrow.
Secretary Kr>an Is also expected to an?
nounce the names of th? advisers and
secretaries who will assin the Am. ri?
ca 11 representatives.
The Brazilian Ambassador and the
Argentine and Chilian ministers, who
ate the mediators, plan to leave Wash?
ington Thursday for Niagara Falls, to
make ready for the formal opening of
ti?e conference, on the nth. They win
be accompanied by a retinue of secre?
taries and clerks The American rep?
resentatives x^ ill probably arrive In the
? 'anadian city by Saturday, and it Is
expected that Huertas representatives
will not be far behind time.
There Is In W'ashinRfon to-night a
report that the mediators either have
sent, or are contemplating sending, an?
other note to Carranza, explaining to
him that the door Is still open, and that
t If he desires to send delegates to Niag?
ara Falls, either to participate in the
conference or simply to observe the
proceedings, he is at liberty to. There
Is, however, little reason to believe he
will do so, [t Is explained by those
\\ho stand for the rumor that although
the mediators declared they would pro?
ceed without Carranza, they did not
Intend to convey the Impression that he
was not at liberty to change his mind.
The Carranslstss in Washington are
firm in their Insistence that under no
circumstances will Carra?as enter into
the negotiation?. They are enthusias?
tic to-nieht over the prospect of a
great victory at Tampico, which will
mean money, in the form of great cus?
toms revenues and export ta\<s. pos
? n of an important port and ? .n
trol of Mexico's oil fields, from which
a:i Mexioo'i railways obtain fuel. The
rebel hints here WSS n.ver mere en?
thusiastic than it Is to-night. There
was a newspaper r? port this morninn
that Carra?as WSS ready to engage in
mediation. II led to thr Issuance to?
night of the following statement from
'The confidential IgenCJ in W'ashlng
the ConstituUonallsl govern
i Ifexl? S desires to correct a
statement published in some of the
morning papers to the effect that the
first Chief had decided to submit to the
mediation Of the governments of Ar
cenii:;a, Brazil and Chili certain of the
mtern?l affairs of Mexico, and that Mr.
| Buharan would be named to
attend the conference at Niagara. As
a matter of fact, the firm insistence of
ths IV-i Chief that such affairs be r> -
| by the people of Mexico them
sdves has undergone no modification
whatsoever, and there is, therefore, no
foundation for the assertion that Mr.
Kubarsa will be Kent to Niagara for the
j.nrpose of participating in the deliber?
ations of the plenipotentiaries of the
mediating governments "
As the time for the Niagara conference
approaches there Is a growing interest in
the problem of What Will he mediated.
Cmrraitss s"?-* '? b" utterly out at ihi
1 onfen n< e, and his aheence niNtu that
in a aleeuaalea bet a san the United state*
and Huerta of the Internal situation In
Mexice the most belllgerenl and powerful
of the feettona witl la Mei re will not be
A i i matter of f^. t "mediation" l
aemethlnt Of a ndi-nomer for the confer?
ence Which will tnke place el Niagara
Palls. The dlplomstlc repr?sentative? nt
the a B C eoentrtoi bava offered i i
seed rdneea as pearomaim Thrtr pur*
po:-e i=, inst, to cetechlsa the dalagst'
to ihe eeafereace regardlag the attitudes
of their respective fovanuaoats? second,
to ask for their views aa to a feaalbls
settlement Of Sil Of Mexico's trouble*,
then to retire und amonjr themselves to
formulate s compr henslve plpn to tha'
end. and tmallv to submit this plan Is
the delegates. They will not be reSSOOted
to approve or reject this plan, bat to Sub?
mit it to their respe, the governments as
the final recommendation of the A I C
diplomatie agents In Washington SN
not optimistic of the success of the
Niagara PUlla conference Beses of those
who are critical of the American policy
declare that the United States Is going
ahead with mediation only for the pur?
pose of letting carranza drive Huerta
out of ease? wpJfc 'he United Btatea a
engaged in talking things ever.
Huerta-? attitude i*fgrg**" the aartoui
att'-ntlon of mediators, diplomats and of
BCtala of the government. Huerta evi?
dently believes that the tacit armistice
which was declared has heen violated by
the United States. He haji made com?
plaint through th<- mediators and has re?
ceived ? simple reply thai the I altad
States has taken no aggressive action and
that the military status 8UU has been
maintained. I is aOUbtOd here to-night
that Huerta ?in be entii-n. d wKh tnis
reply, especially ns it was transmitted
without comment by the mediators.
Wilton Receive? Da Gama.
President Wilson to-dav received .?t the
White House the Brasilien Ambassador,
Mr. da ?;ama. ranking membCI of tb?
medlatora Neither (he white Ho?
tic Ambassades would dlscusa the visit,
but there v.-is reason to believe thai the
call, following a conference of the three
medlatora at the Argentine L?gation,
dealt with the ?encrel queetSoa of
Mexico and th'' outlook for mediation.
The , all of two of the mediators on the
Secretary ol state last night, followed by
tiiei,- BseesnMlnsj for a meeting ( n Sunday
morning, led to the belief that develop?
menta of the last twenty-four hours in
?.(?:?.,.] aomethlttg more than ni're discus?
sion of preliminaries for the coining con?
ference at Niagara Palla, it was mads
I lain, however, after the White HoUSC
conference that nothing haa ? curred
which wouM ?? t a' an obstacle to the
continued progress of the SSgOtletlona
DAVIS FREED FROM
(nntlnnrd from page I
credentials nti<l allowed them to con?
tinue He warned them, however, that
they would be arrested on th?ir nr
FtederiCh Palmer was turned bach
hy Maas. His credentials did not bear
the .onsular seals.'which made the pi?
pers of Davis and McCormtch eatTy
weight with the Mexican couttender.
ah the,r papera and other property
were returned to Pa vis and McCormlch
befon they hit here, it 1.? understood,
Davla'a chief anxiety was t>i .-end ?
cable message to his wife to assure h> r
he was safe.
Cdrdoba la regarded here as the mos-t
dangeroua point between Mexico City
und Veta Crus for all foreigners, but
especially for Americana Davla'a train
will branch off there for Coatxacealcee,
so mu? h of the track between Cordoba
and Vera Cruz having been destroyed
bj tha Federa! soldiers that It is im
poealbls now to reach Vera Crus direct
by the use of S singlu train. Hut it
l| not anticipated here that Mr. Davis
v.ill meet with any trouble at Cordoba.
Vers <'ruz. Mey Id, ?Generei Puneton
has been notified from the Mexican
'iipital of the release of Richard Hard?
ing DavlS and M.-dill McCOTtnlch, who
were locked up by Huerta In Mexico
Frederics' Palmar, who was turned
hack by (?enera 1 Maas, got back to Vera
Cru7. to-day and told of the exp?riences
Of the party of correspondents when
they were held up by the Kederal com?
mander at Paso dci Macho. According
to Palmer, they had ? moot unpleasant
time, but all took the situation good
humoredly, though their lives appeared
in danger for a while.
The..- met with no mterfereni a,
, Palmer say?, until their train reached
Paso del Macho. There General Maas
and his staff were at tho station, ap?
parently perfectly aware that the cor?
respondents were on the trato.
Ordered to Keep Silence.
At the erden of Maas, i?a\is, ,w -
Connies and Palmer were taken fron
the train and escorted le the polici
headquarters by ;, tu,, of soldiers.
General Maas stood by while the three
Americans were Marched for arms.
Everything, even their iu bet Knives,
was taken from them. Davis and Mc
Cormlca, who w,r. wearing high
shoes, were forced to tak?. them o? to
fchow that nothing besJdea their fett
v. ,i> concealed in them.
Afterward they were questioned by
General Maas and then placed in an?
other room, with three soldiers guard?
ing them with Sxod bayonets and
loaded rifles. They were ordered not to
talk tc) one another, and t!,<\v filed in
the t.me by singing and WhMtllng.
Eventually an " ppeared and
announced that Davla nv.? McCormlck
might proceed ;f thej eished, bul that
tile ? hlef WOUld :
ment of Palmer that he was a corre?
spondent and he must return to the
American line. Later Davis and Mc
h were placed oft | tr.-iin
Palmer says that after his release he
Met With excellent treatment. While
talking with (le?era! Maas he asked
Americana wei ? permitted to
pesa through the Mexican lines as
freely as Mexicana were allowed to
enter Vera Cruz.
'Hut Vera Cruz do.* n,,t belong to
you." replied C,cneral Maas.
Only about 200 Mexican at Idl rs were
Seen by Palmer, and I Mi.is
I ly a cordon of outposts. fjty
found a strong anti -American f'-cHng
among the people, and thinks M*a.?
? ? eply hli n a] onalbility for the
?efel .f American!- in his hands.
Palmer wa-? escorted back to the Amet
NEARING VERA CRUZ
General Navarrette Threat?
ens to Attack Amer?
GEN. FUNSTON DENIES
Leader of Rand Preying on Food
Vendors Arrested on
[Hy r-ahi? to Th? Trihnn* I
Vera Cruz, May 10.-Ranchmen er-1
riving from nearby rountrv places oh !
the Interoceanlc Railway report that
Ceneral Rubio Navarrette, with nearly
llftten thousand troopji of Infantry and
artillery, is within twenty kilometre* of
Vera Crus, Most "f the volunteers
comprising this COlUSBn are without i
arma or ammunition.
Navarrette ha? received orders from
Huerta and Hlanquet to retain only the
BOOtl SblObOfilel volunteer?, who will
soon he furnished with Mauser rifles.
The railway roadbed this Side of Santa
IV. the first station mit of Vera CrttS
Oa the Interoceanlc. Is being destroyed.
Navarrette has promised his men,
that they will goon make it hot for the
AmeCcan outposts. With his column
are ?om? three hundred women, who
a company the eohUerS as aids and
cooks, known as soldaderas.
I ..-.'tiers arriving lure today sav
that <n Fndr morning several Ameri?
cans with their families Were seen
eager f?deral quard at Cerdobej where
the officials declared they were under
detention because of not having pass?
ports. The men were tirni and brave
in attitude, but the women and f 11 il- |
' dren wi re e eeping.
A Federal OfisCer BSSUrOd a Mexi' an I
newspaper man thai no harm would
come to them, as General Maas had
given strict orders that no Americans
wore to be III treated, hut each one had
to have e special pas.; Issued by Qen?
eral Btanqttet, Minister of Was. All
Americans then at Cordoba, the officers
-aid, would be returned to the capital.
The Feder?is to-day between Paso del
Mache and Vera Cruz, on the Mexican
Railroad, do not exceed two hundred
RlOfJ, Qeneral Mans having made his
' sad piarters ?t Corrlobft.
The publication In Mexico CRy papers
of a statement by QohCTBi Planqu?t,
Minister of War. ?bat the Americans
had hrok< n the armistice' by extending
their lines ?nd scouting has caused
Brigadier Qeneral Funston to inform
VFaShlngtee that there Is no truth in ,
this report. Scrupulous care has been
taken non to exceed the orders of the
War Department regarding the ad?
vancing of lines, even thotiRh a slight.
tixtl nsiofl would be of rrest advantage
In ? oebltng the city to procure a much
needed increase m garden ami dairy
Bandit Leader Arrested.
It has been easier for fanners to
bring their produce into the City re-;
cently, as the close watch that was i
originally kept on them by the Federal
soldiers has been relaxed. Hut bands
of irregulars have been seriously inter?
fering with them m > ertain districts.
Francisco Vargas, leader of one of
these bands, enter-'d the city to-day,
and was arrested, being held for the.
disposition of military headquarters.
Verges is a fleh ranch owner, who re?
cently organized a band of forty men.
This band has been patrolling the eoun
ii\ between the American and Mexican
lines, detaining and robbing vendors ot
milk, vegetables and other produce.
i ?encrai Maas fives as his reason for
detaining six railway men who three
times have attempted to leave truur
headqunrters at drizaba for Vera CTttS
that they WON detected tampering With
locomotives in order to make them use?
less. The effortB of the sgent of thi
consulate to obtain their release he*
been so surcssful that It is beli< ved
they and their families wir. soon be
permitted to leave the country. Th>>
names of the men are Klmer BtlUw?fl,
.1. Fulton. K. Kropon. Darpttse, flhaw
The last time these men were tShen
to Cordoba. ibneral Maas ordered
them to return to Orizaba and stay
there. The consular agent, however,
persuaded the general to allow them to
go to Mexico City and there obtain, if
possiM., passports from the country,
expressing at the same time his belief
that President Huerta would be will?
itig to supply them.
Few American? Left.
Efforts to get the remaining Ameri?
cans out of Pala| a huv<? dovotOped that
tl, m are only three there, and th<*y aie
half Mexican and refuse to depart.
Trains are running from the capital to
Jalapa, which Is to the northwest of
\>ra Cruz, en the Interoceanlc Rail?
way. Pelnw that station th" r b> s
have made train operations In :
A train which arrived our the Mexi?
can Railway to-day brought only seven ?
Americans, but more than 1<*> French
and tiermans WCTO aboard. In addtti m
to these there were abou? .'H*) Mexi?
cans, none of them promln- nt in the
affairs of the republic but repres??ntlflfi
the better r\-}- -,?.., jj ho fear to remain
In the cspltal.
J.V. H. C'arr and Frank Miller were;
among the seven. They are said to he
the last of th? Americana of the Pa
ehttca mining camp, in the State of Hi?
dalgo, a ehort distance north of the
capital, in which large numbers of
Americans were employed when th?
exodus began. F. Ray and i; Smil-v.
the bist two In t'uernavflea, w<*re sent
| out by special train by Luis CartOif, the
I Federal general, just before occupa?
tion by th? r?bi Is.
The only American residents .'f the
capital who came to-day were Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Head, ay. c. Pradley and W.
Wembley. The beat estimates obtair.
ah e piaep thg number oi Amerl-.?ns re?
maining in the capital at from f,on to
1 "<?>. Many of thesi from |>oint3
in the mtertor.
| The |ancml opinion of those alrrtdy
sal of the capital I? that only a fe*r
i more Americans will avail tiMDSSlVM
of the opportunity lo leave them. Ap?
parent I' IhS) do not fear serious dis?
turbance, and some of them have re
sgsjt?i the efforts of American officials
to get them out.
British Fortify Thsmsslvsa.
Few- British are leaving Mexico City,
but the Germans and French are said
to be eager to reach Vera i'ruz. The
Hritish and Germans have made prep?
arations for defence, hut most of SUCtl
work has b'en done by the Brltrsh.
Their organization has attained con?
siderable effloieney, and stored at the
legation and at a concentration paint a
few blocks ?way are rifles, ammunition
and a few machine guns.
The wounded brought Into Mexico
C|ty last week numbered 000. The
most of these are ?aid to hs\o come
from the neighborhood of Ran Luis
Potos?, which Is now In the hands of
the Constitutionalists. It Is reported
that General Huerta suffered a great
loss recently In the defection of the
Kfeater part of a force of 4,000 which
hid been sent north to Saltillo. ThiH
for< e was composed of eonseripts, who
pelzed the first opportunity to Join the
The Zapata adherents have shown no
indication of an intention to attack the
capital, but have crowded forward,
until raids on ?mall towns, often re?
ferred to as suburbs of M?xico City, are
TAKE LOBOS ISLAND
Order of Huerta Said to Have
Compelled Move.Ruiz Pro?
tests to Mediators.
Mexico City, May 10. -Foreign Min?
ist.;- lim.', he telegraphed the South
Am. rtcan mediators in Washington
thai several Untied States torpedo
boats, with a transport and tender,
have appeared off the ??land of Lobes,
on the east coast of Mexico, between
V.-ra Cruz and T?nfplcO.
'?'lie boats landed a party on the
island, tin- dispatch says, and arrested
the lighthouse ienders, who wer? re?
I Ta SOd after they had turned over the
instruments and apparatus tor operat?
ing the lighthouse. The mediators
were asked to make representations to
tho United States government in con?
ic tlOn with the armistice.
Washington, May I".?President Wilson
-.lived to-day at the White House Am?
bassador da Gama of Brazil, the ranking
member of the South American media?
tors, who are trylnp; to COplpOSS the
Uesieaa trouble. A dispatch regarding
th?: seizure of LOSOS Island la I
to have been tho cause, of the a:,
dor h unusual visit.
The Navy Department has not made
public anything concerning the operation
of vessels about txjbos Island Hear Ad?
miral Howard Cabled yesterday to the
Navy Department that Huerta bad or?
dered the lighthouses on the Pacific coast
extinguished, so r? to impede navigation
by American ships The same order by
Huerta Is reported to have been mads
as to lighthouses on th? Atlantis st<i--. so
thai 111" reported seizure oi the ii? it
house on iwohos Island might be held to
be a precautionary measure to keep the
lights burning and thus protect ali ship?
ping alonii ths east coast, where many
British, I'lfi" h, Spanish and other for?
eign vessels ply.
As sti h a i ecautlonarj measure, 'he
te'.iinji of the lighthouse; it is contended,
would be without slgnltteancs as occu?
pation or territorial scsjulsttlon of the'
island, and thsrefors would not Justify
any chaire of rlohtfton or armistice.
i.nbos Island is mar the main rout*
of Steamers plyln? between Ver.i crut
and Tampico and has a powerful liu'ht
to gi ide shipping, -ai ? of the Most Im?
portant along the east coast. Th.- Island
is low an.l sandy. With nothing on It
hut the lighthouse equipment, though Ks
location mtgkt mass it of considerable
stretegts Imp?rtante, a line of shoals
runs south of the island, making navi?
gation datiK' '. ou v
IN MEXICO CITY
Brazilian Minister Gets Names of
United States Citizens Who
Plan Staying There.
T- C?bU to Th? TrtSnn? I
M-wico City, May 10.?The Brazilian
Legation published a notice in the local
presa to-day requesting all Americans
who do not consider it advisable to
have Mexico nt the present tim* to
register at the legation. With their ad?
dresses \^ to tClin this evening the
following had registered
W. W. Rla!;e. Wallace p. Moat?. Han?
nah C\gor, Mildred Scnife, Jesse L.
Warren, Rowland I s.aife. Pedro Ra?
mirez, fcmtllo Stone, James A. Pastor,
R A Mill? and family, C H. M. Y.
Agram?me, .Mice T? \ A lira monte.
A!i-e Agr?mont?, ?. P Agrsmonte,
Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Col?y, Mr. and
?th C. W. W l.itt.niore, Mr. and Mrs
r. <;. ItcCinn, m o. <-. Bhoaf, j. r
Ambr?st?a, if. n. Rowland, win and
two children, and charles E. Guest,
\\it\- and tWO daughters.
The Brazilian Legation list, how ever, is
not hkeiy to give t,ti adequate idea of,
the number of American? remaining, as '
many oidtims American residents will
not reg t<
Mlnistei of Brasil hopes to ar
ranga another special tram to depart
some day this week with Americans
lure from interior points ,t!i,] wishing
to get away, tike former trains, this'
? 111 depar* ? -, :osjQps.
Jacob A. Riis Worse.
Cold Brook, Mas.? . May |A. -J?,-llb A
Riis, on his way from I BSJl?tOrtUtd at
Battle Creek, ?Ich., to his summer home
at Parr., coltaps-d whil? riding m an
antomobile Wffth his wife and a nurse
He was rushed to a hotel and his Barre
shysicisa summoned. lie wa.i comfort?
Find Body of Suicide.
By TM'fc-raph | . ,,, ;
ford, Conn . May M ->ix w-.ks a?o
Morris Carp, son of Mrs Leas Carp, dis?
appeared. To-day hij body was f
?n bklet of I.on? lhland tOUad here, lie
had committed iuieide.
MT. ETNA RESCUERS
ACTIVE ALL NIGHT
Surgeons Perform Opera?
tions by Torchlight?Be?
reaved Urge Workers.
LIE IN OPEN ROAD
Cardinal Celebrates Mass on
Altar Erected on
Catania, May 10-~ThrOushout the whole
night res? ue part'??, surgeons, flee Cross
attendants, soldi rs and priests worked
amend the ruins of the villages or, the
earthquake devssted slope of Mount Ulna.
The hjt <?f known dead and injured re?
mains about th? same as reefefdey, hut i
It Is believed that many are still under
the wreckage of houses.
surgeons per tor mod qporathma in the
open by torchlight. Feaa>nts whose rela?
tives are mlsing still hoped to nn'-artn
them alivi and urged the rescuing par- ?
ties to hasten their work of excavation,
Indicating the places where they thought
their families were entombed.
BOdlea lined the road, and fvrv effort
was made to Identify the victims, a*
many ol tin m will be interred at sunrise
to-morrow. CsrUlMl 1 ranci? a-Nava di
Hontife. Archbishop ..f Cat?ala, gath
fi, : the lurvlvera ?I Benglarde to-day
nr.mn I ;.n Bltsf arSctsd on the lava and
celebrated muss. The parish prieet at
l.lnera wept over the ruins of his church,
but utilised tic bells a~ an altar for
Celebration The Cardinal ordered all
churches that had beep damaged by the
earthquake to he clr-serf, tearing further
lisest?t. ?s slight shocks occurred at
fr?quent intervals throughout the day.
Professor Pad, of Mount Etna Observa?
tory, says that the intensity of this
earthquake ?as greater than that at
Messina in 1'?<*?*. Mount Ktna has been In
CORStanl activity for nearly three years.
.Some of the railways have SOCU repaired
and aid I? arriving, Proel is still argent*
ly needed ana then hi much suffering
from bv K of w?ter, as the aqueducts
have been broken at ?erbeti, Bonglardo
and U?era, all of which ere without el
drop of water
The lUCCOflhg of tl ? Injured and home?
less Is rendered more difficult hy the Isrge
number of rescuers, who are also In need
of nourishment. ThS refusal of the peas?
ants to leave the ruina where their people
are burled adds immensely to the confu- !
yueen Helena has sent clothing and
medid IOS tO the HfTllcted districts, and
baa notitl-d those in charge that aha bM
s. t to work again, ss at the time of the
MessiiiH earthquake, preparing bandages
and making go* menta The government
has forwarded all available tents, and
various cities have poured into the dis?
trict food and other neccsoerlea
moneeteriea and convents have opene.i
their doors to the orphans and homeles*
women and nun
WILSON PUTS BAN
Sends Orders to Trinidad and
Demands Surrender of
Trinidad. ?'ob. May 10. -fresld- ut Wil?
son, through the "War Department, to-dan
instructed colonel Loohett, commandins
UM federal troops In lOOtbarW I 'olorado,
to i). nnll 00 importation of strike break?
ers. He announced that a time limit
must bo set at once In which delivery of
arms must be completed.
Joseph m. Batterthwaite, e.ittor of a
union newspaper, which published the
charge that the Colorado Fuel and iron
Compaay bad bidden Its mach,ne Kims
and a wagonload of arms and ammuni?
tion, said Major Ilolbrook, of the mili?
tary authorities, had demanded that a
r?traction be printed
Mr. Batterthwaite said he considered
the demand an attempt to censor news,
and Indicated that the retraction would
not be published as demanded. He de?
clared that the statement as published
TV as founded on fact.
(From The Tribun? Bun I
Washington, May 10.-? v.nditlons In the
strike district of Colorado ar* report- d to
he quiet In dispatches received at the
\V>r Department to-da>. Pome arms were
turned in at Ix>ulsvil|e, Lafayette and
Frederick, and many mines are being
Peor?a. 111., May 10.--The Illinois ? oat
miners and the operator*, It became
known to-day. have agreed upon a set?
tlement of their differences, and to-mor?
row all miners in th.; 12th District will
return to their places.
BOY IS STRANGLED
AT PLAY IN CELLAR
His Head Caught in Beams, Sam*
uel Poller Dies While Compaq
?on Stands By. Helpless.
Bel Toiler, seven veers old, son of
11? rm ,;i ?oiler, of 11 Oakland st., G
point, waa strangle*" to death yesterday
umler odd circumstances in the base?
ment of his home.
With JullUS ?eierwltz. nine vears old,
who lives In the same house, he went to
the cellar to put up a trapeze, climbed
? ?? eeii the two BOOT beams and p it
the lolsts While look.
hooks his head became wedged mad be?
tween two of the crosepiecea The more
he WrlgglSd to free himself the more
firmly in? head bocease we.i*ed.
?VafarVila made frantic efforts to re?
lease his companion, hut failed. Finally
lejglea of Puller eeeeed, bis arm?
dropped to his Bides and he i-lowlv
strangled, it waa net until then that
irred to Pelerwithi ;0 aummoa
The father of the boy hastened to the
cellar with other me ibOf of the family.
Patrolman Mars, of th? Ctreeopolnt av.
Station fre.-d the llf.-less body.
Farley Has Audience of Pope.
Home, Mas l?\ - p?p* Pm> to-dav re?
ceived cardinal r\.tl?>, 0f New York
In private audience The ?ardi?al pre
Mnted His Holinem with a beeutifull)
bound volume nmtaleihg a kaHery of bia
administration of the archdiocese of s>?
\orks.n r IM1 The Pep, ?rlnced Sre*t
interest in the work.
$12 $14 $15 ti ????
From N#w Yorfc Hotel BOlaehl
**?>??* l?esete rare? frei? Other Fera*
nin?r?ri'? ?nd r-iii pertleaien sai
Br'TP. Division P***?nf?r Apit j?
FlfMi Ar.nu?. N^w Tork ritT <T? >?W.
M?<llMn ROBOTS T900>. or ne?rMt *??,
HUERTA LOSES ARM?
ON GERMAN VESSEl
Kronprinzessin Cecilie Car
ries War Munitions to
BADGER SETS NAVY
HEADS AT EASE
They Feared Consignment Might
Be Diverted to Puerto Mexico
[easa Th? T'-Oxjr? R'.T.ti; ]
?Wnnhlnffton. May 10-Th? r>rm?n
steamer Krnnprtn/e--in coettte nnitsd
, no manlttsns of war ?t Pur.no Mesjc
Tho arms the ? arries ?re ?n her ho' !
at Vera Cruz
Tills fnfcrmatlon wan received at th?
Navy Department to-night from Rear
Adn Ira! Fadger, ?rho also reported that
> the erms were corsiirred to Vera <"nt,
and It now appear? that th? eshorah*
tratlon'a perturbation OVOT the shlp
nient aro** from the fear that tha sh|? -
ment conaigned to Vera Crut asnal I |
; diverted on account of tht America .
oeeupftfiT ' f that elf to Pu?rt >
I[ezlco. The steamship i!re permitt'-d
no auch diversion, even If It waa asked
t<? do so by the HeeftS eovernment
Rear Admiral II '.deer addrd that hi
did not know definitely whether ti?
arms would he landed at Vera ('nu.
but the Navy Department official.?
thought to-night that they would no?,
but that the iam? policy would be fob
lawWi ad when the Hteamer Ypiranra
took arm? to Vera ?ru/ and then ear?
ned them awav withant sUessgehsjei
Just why the Cern?an exporter? sf
arms should have sent orders that th-'
munitions of war nhould not be d?
I'-ered is another phaee of the myi
ury. Germany has rteoifnized Huerta,
and In shipping arms to him there u
nothing in the nature of gun-running
If the matter had been made on? of
diplomatic representations to Cermar.y.
with a request fr?>m the State I >epart
ment that the Qerman government on
Its Influence With the Herman . xport
trs, an explanation would be ciY?r?4
but it is ?aid positively, both ai the
Htato Department and at the '>rmar.
BmbeSSy, that the matter h 11 set lieen
mentioned by either government.
ACCIDENTS HALT TRAFFIC
Man Hurt, Brother Paints.
Woman Made 111 on Trolley
Surface ear traffic on \\>stche?t?r
av., The Bronx, was tied up last nigh:
as the result of a rapid ? r:es of BSB>
dents tin a southbound car near U ?
lb rman Zudorowlts, of 660 Ca
av., stumbled and fell as he M '
<ar and received * d-ep g;t>h In 'V
Right behind lilm was IE
younsrer brother, Victor, who fainted on
the plat (ma in. Mrs. Antonio Marino, el
228 Kant 78th st.. wan so affected tha'
she became ill and waa later rem^e1!
to Lebanon Beanttalj The hrotivr'
were treated by an ambulance iurr?oi
and sent home.
MOB WAS AFTER SILLIMAN
Federals Say They Locked Him
Up for Safe Keeping.
, lessj Th* Massa seres ? '
Washington, May In- I?at* advices re?
ceived at the Htate Department lr I 0
that tue Federal authorities at SalW
locked up John 1: the American
Consular representative u. f1"" *'
hooping, and tho state Dep?rtase*! :i
niakitig Inquiries regarding the ln^deat
Mr. olUirsan la now tree, I ut the fr*""1
>ay that the Federals MrtOlII
srlssaed him. They say the) oh"
order to protect him from the mob 00*1
had formeil in Saltillo.
Tic Slat- Department has heard (row
all Its consular officers in MesrSS aSSl*
those rtatieaed at Tepaebele. rueo'?
rijNu' a und Guanajuato. Tee lack of lB" ?
formation from these n/n, !?</?-et'r
arouses no appr?hension a?> there h**
been no report of any of them sehg
REFUGEES' CHAMPION HERE
Consul Schmutz, Who Saved
100 from Mob, to Report C???
Washington, Hay irt -America ron,u'
r liston SchmntS, whose poHt I at ?fSl*
calientes. Mexico, rea. bed Washing'*?
to-day, and plana to submit to-morro* ?
report of ronditlons in his district to ??*
The consul arranged for the depart'
from Aguaecaltentee of more than s sas
dre.1 Amerir-nn refuave?, whose tra n **J
later held up by an Infuriated meo *
Baeamaeien. Jalisco, n? h d ihet JJj
though many threats aere m*d? a. ?J
the refugees, no violence was done ?* ?
he Wt with a smaller party on a "*^
el ich buffered no bmesieessOsee en ro
to Vera Cruz. M
Mr Schmutz explained te-dsy ,h*^
party waa not arreated and imprisoned
a smelter at ?tllSSSallintf as r",or'
but waa at-gregated tn the aineltcr
protection ?hile preparations *sre b"*
mad* for the trip to the coost llf **[
matoel that prohaW sboui " ",v'r'?
of whom m aere araerlcans, had?"
Bhl consular district. 4