THE SUN, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1913.
cnped or had been liberated by the rsb-l
els from the llelf-m prlnon, Among these i
wore several Vinfncnn. Tiik Wilson,
n cnnlldonoo innn. held for extradition,
OenrKo I Main a defraudlnc banker, un
der n twelve v h i- -otuciioc, :t ml K K
Slump, mi t'fn i, ill' .f Ham, unci
Imoni! thou- ii.ii wiTf liberated. Thov '
firomptly i ir 'i tefiiue vvllli their coun
It 15 m'I ''i.r Mfnnm Miranda, the
Cilerill.i leader intend in attach the
penitent arv ,i -In oMreine eastern par
of tho oil to-nlithl or In I In' inornlnir,
5on Mltnnd.r- brother, .loiiiiiiln, I con i
lined theie nc .1 tehe loader
merlon iin In jt ft- Mtellrr.
Till' nrtlvitv of llelitv f.ane Wlleoii,
the Ainorletin AiiiIiiikwiiImi' removed hi i
Ion! 1 000 Ainet lrnti InrlilillliM inativ I
women unit children, finni the iIkIiIIiik
xnne. Tlii'i' nil' iiiuilli'i i'il in I lit" ttier
li'd n Kmlwiy.v In llio 1'iiloiiln Itoma :i
mile nnil ii half -oiiihvvest of iii7.'
fort rtf. oi in private liou-e., lented,
last nlKlit nml nil" inoi nlni; In- tin- Am
liliMMidor .M"i Aun t linn.- mi' how -ovrr.
wlllnii't mud- mi uecniilit "f Hli'.
closlne, if 'lif I'.inlii
Tilt1 lltniiii-c ir Vmlta-nidiir Wilum
prevented .Mti tlt-i I nun dentnvlnit a!1
telephone i , iin in 1 1 n I ti 1 1 mi in llio oil
All AliU'ii'iui" bote, nvi- n few cor
respondeni" ifn r tlin u ulti of inter
vention : pn "I'lii there . tin mi:!
forrlcn ti , I'U I'll' I ho l iH'f i" hole
that iii'i'i Vint in would .ii.iiiti' litii'iiif
Vim r'i ,in o.'im- -Ii pwii Uu' uinm-i
ri't'klt'Hiiii "- .ii. il l.inllni Ulni"" In ill"
ihi-ylnK llio :itl u f of ii 1 1 i ":i ilm- Wil
ton, nnil Ii.im -t.ived In tin' utttol" to
u II Ill's." tin' I'll', hum: nml In uatlui
Miuioni!'-. A. Hi'" i" written mi Amcii.
in in ft mil of ili" cable nlll t 1" calinl.v
pIl'lUII-! lip h'l'.li tt Mll'l llll" llf ll!allel
f if ttioiM nil "
Tlii'H' Wti" m un oi itlt',1 it-port to
n'c'.il 'mi f'Hir Aiiit'i'ii'iin 1 I In it
UiiVil Uu' i i'lo"nm of ,i flit-l! .n
i ho Mil lioili"! I'li.in-h So f.-ir a- i.in
bo learned ntii.v olio Amencm mi in
dued dutim- Hi.' d.iv It. M. Mi'ti'illtb nf
Trn . iii.tti.if- : 'if llio National F,i-li
!'.t'iiti r ( 'innpativ . hriiu'J, tt.iH -orl-tiitdly
hint when ii "boll biir."t In fron'
..f llio lloti l .latilln.
T!i" ti tnpof of all t fit fulclmi lis.,
clflltx Ij. ,u it hi;,, lion' I'i'i.'lll-'i' of tin
vtol.ninti ,,f nil tlio tuli" nt chlllzij
unrf.iro mi bntli - it I
Spec t acles
Prompt, Polite Service
Fifth Avenue at 27th
I'tirmrrlt m I lu'l s.
l ll'TII AVENUE 27th Si.'
12S WEST 42nd ST. -Nr. B'wav
65U MADISON AVE. iCr. 60th St.i
255 LIVINGSTON ST. Brooklyn.
It II. it lltiml tl
.1 Kut) Nt llltr
PRESIDENT MADERO AND HIS CABINET.
: 1 . ft 1 1 .i tit 1 tii.iititiK .ii iiillui liH'tit." for fooil
ami ."iipp'It'" " mans .i ooiilil ho
i.iKiii '.iti' of woro ttitat lotod In ilio
Ami'iluiii I :mii.i."M. in tlio I'olotil.i Itotna.
tin- ii'itlili'iitial ill-ltlt't "oiltliwrMt of llio
I'lmlaili'l.i DIjx'" "tronuliolil tint rvoti
ilil illtili t. ii" l.ir tf'titoittl !i it I" from
iho mi ,11. 'i nun, I- no Inni-i'i .. f ,
Vi -ti t il,i and to-ila ."boll" .iM'hi'il utori
ilio tit.iilrl ami b,ii."t mnotm tin h"i-
In tin- i 'olonia ItoiiM
Tin ,itho" fuiolnii t I'liilt'iil" !ool -tlin
l.tt piooaiitinii" a" it'Kiitil" tlio safi'lv of
tliolt i oimtryiiii'ii, lutt .it I ,o liet i-otuli
tloii" woio tnNotablf llii"lno..i moii
woto ntialilo to not t'nli. llio bank" liav
ini; boon t lootl flneo tlio ontbroak of
!iii"tllltb- I'ooil I" ory yciiK-o mill tlio
'piiti" haw iiu'ii'.i"oil onottnoily rho
I ( iovi'i niiii'iil ha" I'oiMiiianilt't'roil food
!."iippllo wlii'iovot- obtalnablo nml what
'tlio iiinoriiiiit'nt hafii'i takon Dla2 ha?
lltiitut-r ttf f 'ti til I ii.- ltrutliiK.
I I, l now .nipo"-!!!1!. uot froth 0140-
i.tiilo". moat. i'UUf ami .oiiot tii'fo-,at lo-t
; 'rji.tii-.unl. nf fiirolniioi mo IIvIiir on
i.'iniioil tttnff" Tlio Inruo hotoN .mil res
( i.iiii.tni.- in tlio mnln part of tho city
liavo ,tlmot Mipt'iidod biiflno-'". purtly
lioian.-'o of tin- iljitKi't- 1.1 which thoy aru
; Is Kiltl tbat 1 c.itin.intlv opoot ami partly boi-aup
i."h iui.l I'.i ltnan MlllNtrtM to- of tho inabllltv In prot'iito fooil "llppllo.'
noi itotkally t heir proto-.." to Tho ilatiKi f of f.iiiiino I- bi'CninliiK t;r.ior
I'rosltl, nt M.nlot'.i ncaiii"! I't'tbTal bat- 1
trrlo. b, itm p,itoil noar tlulr ton-,
rul.itr!1. lin.irii" moiiinl iho I, c.itloiu
wro Im ioa-od tu-timht botaii'o "f tho
liro.-cni'o within Hi" il v of .Mlr.inil.t ,
nnd his t-npt'i lli.i" Thoso Zapatistas ,
hao t n I'libinm: and llrinu housos to
1I10 wtsiw.itil uf tni' Alamoil.t. Tlif
aro iitii'iirontiv fiiotidh tho rolit lstn". I
lRHiii.x I'limiiLilnis nto now hfliiK
hojrtl fiom tlio 5t triittifiit ttoops. who
li.no boon i'il on half ration" and who
arc worn out ft mil tlio Incossdiit 11',-htliiK
Whoro l)l.iz nnil lus 3.U0O tnoti in tin
t'ltid.idola obiuili tilt h fond l.t .1 inMcry
.Maib't'o'" It imp" oomin.niil llioiiiil'oacllo"
to tlio tils anil tho stloois loading to tho
Piosldint Mailfro a.d tnnl:ht thai 1 arsenal It i iirnil"fil that on Minday
lion ttlatioiio' ban not l onio to bis sup- . Di.i. innU atlvatitHKo of tho "luiation In
imrt boo.iiio lll.iiiinioi is IlKhtiiiK I stoto his fortto"" with provisions for.it
ZnpHtNtii" f.iiji inilos frnin Iho i,t ! 'oa. a wtok Thtio is a story ioil.iy
I thai hi-- 1110:1 liavo boon killing anil oat
I'nmliir 11 ml I'ltmur Thrrainiril. 1 :r,s ,).,. ,nr"i- Whon tho IVIlcista"
Thotlt ." tan.illoil b iho Inimliiomo 1 ""l"d ihoar-onil :mi had at i.Mt
of fnnilno and iilnuno. r-iloral" and Imrsi's.
robolH aro solznic food supplies nml It
liiii bocotm alniot Imposslblo tu buy nt
iiny prlco tho noitss.irn'.s of life Hodles Tn tho peril ot f amlm- t. iiddod the
lav In tho iiilnclnal streets wit llio ' raer moiijio of ila-;iio. Tor two d.ivs
I'lHHllr Alan 't lirenlriiliiu.
wt L Mu 'HCB !
Bf-V -V m ,LLLH3Uf-.LPr mr V
v I' v." -yjfcWl1. Jt! i Ait. 9 . "V v.
C. W. KRAUSHAAR
ICXIIIIIITION OF I'AINTINISS
The Grent Spanish Artist
Johannes H. Jlrri-s
260 Fifth Ave. l
JUSTICE GERARD MAY
BE SENT TO MEXICO
i Cunttinicit lium 1'int t'auc
i I'i o.,ilotit .Madero, linisnitli il as it w.
o. pin, ItlK 'loll. HklK on t.lo yntlio t
I wbh l'ri'siil"tit .Madeln nml llece."itfi
1 fotoKtill on of tin- holllKorrney of
, fin lii'ii lod in lewilt by (ion. Ulaz.
Sllll miotlii r objeclloli liitiilBltt nR.-i n
Mi llirroli's sohetiio wiih Hint It wi ,
moan iho sIicMiib of the Monioc Ur
trlno nml stibstlttitloii of a prlncliilo
pmi-Aliii'l ii.mlMii, ndtnlttiim tho top
His of Latin Ainoriivi Into oquul ,
pal t iiofslili with tho I'nlteil .Stales
its tiinlliiM" with the other republic--Tlui
fontiiro of the llairetl iiriposai
ilm very ntio wliloh will brltiK tn It tin
most enthusiastic support of m.ii
1 .uin Americans, ii" Ihrie I." ti i-rowiri.
sonilitii'tit mnont; tbom In favor nf .lie
s'icli a i.ii'tnirslilp with the Vnl'i,
Suite" us the H.iriett plan Implies
i nr. ,'inr lt.'.iiott stnrc'sttt for tho not
(of iiermanent pom o and siiiblllly . U(,I1M,, r his ,ipt,scd coniinlnBlon Wli
thai the I'foslileiH of the I mtcd , UlJ , ,mm ,. Soniitor Itoot ns tl
.Slate." shall lmimdiale.l.v Insii in l I .,..,.,.;... .ibor. iih the Moxlcnti
I ino i mien .-Mines .iiiiia".iinii to
IiikI.v ill."tlllililied mid itillnolili.il Mov
ictin, like Sfiinr Uon Frniirln do la
Itni iii, late provisional I 'resident of
I.Mexico and former Ambasailoi m the
. I'nlled Stale.".
"The cominli-Iitn shall Invostiitate
the whole situation In .le.lco on the
kioiiiiiI mid enilonvo, to compose It nnil
make lorommoiiilnlioii" to Menu " which
sluill readjust the situation In fmor
t'lio'o by fioii-rw oriil X l'n,lfrwoo,l
From left tl( rluht .lose M I M tin
. n..it,iii(i Caratitn. .Minister of Wat I'
M Hoti'.la Diloiiol of Fibl.c W ir -
S i.i it .Minister of lusllci Ur aiiie. Cmilo., Minister of Fol elun I'elatlons.
,1'sldotii Madero. seated I'n tlerlcn ftotunlos rj.irza, Minister of the Interior, and
hour III shelllliK the Diaz fortH'. It l shot wliloh peliotraletl tn the t oiltt.
Is said that sevetal pot sons were in
jured. A shell exploded In tho patio
of the Hotel Itutbido, in the Avenlda
do San I'liinclscn nnd the hotel whs
tlJinimod In the middle of the after
noon the handsomest patt of the city
was In Iho sevetett line of (lie. At 2::P
V M the Centum Club was struck by n A llH'I'icilll 111 1011 Hoilll llllS
a shell and Kioat damage was done.
It. i Injur.. I'"'
I'oiler's Hotel, which was damaKotl ml A'ffllil'.
eslertlay. was lilt several times tn-day
It M Meredith, 'ho AnieVlcan repre-
iinco in the heart of the sentnllve of tin- National Fash Ke-?lHter i I'OKCK THK LAST HKSOHT
oinpany, received a sculp woitnn wnen
a shell burst In from of Porter's The
sh.ii epi..,itii within a few net of Mr. poiosis I ntcrnntioiiHl C:oininis-
lnh..,llll, ,.,t l,.u .....'It... ft, ,,11 llt.lltll 1
.ion, So us Xol to ()f-
fell two il.is upi lied and White Fro?"
htnbillances have been tltnl uiolt. There
In no possible way of exiiBSorntltii? the
horrors of such warf.it e.
The cntto of the ell), whole the
mental bulltllims art
now bodies af soldier." and citizen" have
liln in the streets The etl and WhltM
Cro" tlnotors and nurses have labored
nluht and day. but their hand" have been
loo much o.'ctipled with the wounded tn
and must orna- I lii- them time for Iho remmal of the
Incatetl. Is becom- dead. All v. stlno of orderly i;o ernmeiit
Inir a ruin under the never enilliu; rain nan oirnppeareu nnil ineio i" no iiKenry
of nhol mid shell. The National Theatre ' to look after the bodies
In badls daiiidtfod. The Colonla station The MttlitiiiK has bet n mi barbaroiin.
of the Mexican National Ilallway In that sliotn linio boon tltod m i)(! ed
the I'eson do Iteform.i was struck by land White Fross samnritan", anil there
nholls nnd set on fire. Shells burnt I" a report that an oflicer of the Hod
to-dny In Hie American Flub, the Hotels ('ro-s service was killed h n shell,
lturbldo and .lardln. the (Jerman Flub. The sanitary airaiiKemeiits have been
and numerous other lan-o bulltllnns. . nfgl-cteil utterly. Flltli and umbaKo n
tiirmd oi't thai Alfoii"ii MnMiul.i Willi
Oft of Ills mierilila" had ciitno Into the
cetitte of the city In it.tl the libel com
mmiiloi nml mat ,l lunula luul at
tacked mid routed a small lotce of
l'edoral Infutitix At llio same time.
WosI of the Alameda, l-'edet.ll ilo'et'ters
tired on their former conirailes The
nmikinanshiii of Mlramla'" nun was
so olft-ctlve that the entire Federal
movement apaltist liltir. proetiily coasd
and at about midnight lltitiK slopped
Hut tho worst of the iiutlit " trouble
was not past
oit .Miranda's half savage men wel
comed the chance to loot and burn
Their wild cries won- hoard until earl
morning, when , lhe withdrew. aipar
rntlv to the south
I 'I f I itii-rleiiiis IttlHi-tl llitittii
All nlKht the legations in the I'olonta
itotna and CoIuiim .luaitv. wore stroncly
gunrilod by picked men. volunteers from
the forelltll loslllolHo cnliUlles who knew
how to handle titles.
Fift Ainericans Kuartlod the Ameri
can F.tnbnssy all nlnht. and the Hritlh
Legation was .'iiiirili-d and patroled by
thirty UnKllshtneti, who let It be known
that they would shoot down any Mexi
cans who attempted to approach the
loB.itlon. Baron von Itlntze was equally
enercellc In bis iirtatiueinents As mat
ter." stand, tl-.o lives of the forelmi resi
dents are protected only by the limitless
of their Ministers and bv tin- coiirnRo
of olunteers. Kaoh forelen olony I"
protected by a IokIoii of Its own people
A new terror came In the night
when It was reported that hundreds of
prisoner" were etenpitm' from IJelem
prison. Gen Diaz on Wednosday morn
?!: 'BARRETT ASKS TAFT
NOT TO INTERVENE
was tuiiaciilolis. Theft' was n report
tii-nlKhl that ih Methodist church,
which I" situated a lorn; way from the
centre of the llBlitinkr was destroyed
and that four Atnerleani woio killed .
It was said that mail) forelmi lenitlenl."
had taken leftiKe in the Methodist
church In order to et auii from the '
siorm of lead nnd iron.
In tin- late afternoon Diaz wasj
plainly tnklni: the offon-lve. Tlii
M.uletlstas had been beaten back from
......ll ..nullir.r, At 1 l tl 1
J.-ll. l.ll ..I,, I liwiiiu" " J. 1,U ,,. ,
Diaz lottery was operatlm; In thfi """-' u.
'Avonldadola lndopendencla, one block 1 " mmeill.le solution of the
nlv srtntb nf tho Alameda. The bat- rrenent critical phase of the Mexican
Mexico tn iilesolit the Plilli In
the Mexfi-nu floveiiiliient and Iho
revolutlotinrj loader" nml itru" complete
(cs.satlim of hiislllltlcs iiiIIiik iho ac
tion mid report of the i oiiiiiii-.-.liui :iinl
Mint It shall be luado klioun to the Mex
ican (lovornmont nml pooplo that they
will bo expected Willi this moral sup
port mid Interest of till Ainetloa to can v
,out Iho conclusions of such Intel national
"The selection of Mr Knot nt- Mr.
Hryiin will lie satl"factoi'j t. the peo
ple of the Fulled States and will Im
mediately win the conllditiio nf M- xico
and l.alln America in the plan. Tim
selection of either the Minis' I- of
Bolivia or tho Minister of I 'runay, j
both of whom art- men of ablli'v nud
stronK chnrnctef, will Insure the moral
support of all l.atln America and can
not ho opposed by Mexico Tlio seiec
. ,n of a Kfeat Mexican like Mr. tie la
! Haira, will protect Mexican Interests
and bn satisfactory alike to Mexico, the
Untied StaltN and l.atln America.
if Latin America and Mexico fall
to act on this ."UKK0tIon they Mill will
he ohllmd to admit taut 'he Fnlted
States has first tried to proveed fn tho
fairest lines possible and with t yery
effort to con-lnce l.atln America and
Mexico of Its Rood faith and Intentions.
It will lie a splendid recognition of the
mutual Interest of tho American na
tions In American problems, of Un
employment of methods akin to inter
national arbitration and of policies of
pence, which will unquestionably win
the approval of the world.
WasiIINOTO.V. Feb. 13.-litre I" a
iHttt't- which .lohti Barrett, director of
the Fan-American Fn!on,to-day sent to
I'reMdent Tnft and the chairman of the
Korelftn Affairs Committee of tho House
' I have the honor to submit most
respectfully a sugKeMlon. ions and
nietiilior either former Ainuonnannr 'i
the I'nlled Stilton tie In Hnrrn nt
Fasitsiis and for the oilier l.alln Amer
Ion n topiihllcs either Minister Caldcron
nf Bolila of .Minister 1'etia of TSriiKuax
Mr Mat roll slated to-nlRht that lit
had discussed his plan with many mem
liets of the House and Senate, and nlo
with the Latin Americans In New Yolk
and Atnel Ir.'ilis 111 thill city who have
Important luteiests In loitln America,
Tho fnllure of the contesting forc
In Mexico city to nelilevo a decisive, re
suli in tlio IlKhtiliK to-day leaves the
Munition absolutely titu hniiKcd with re
Karti to ihe. coiirso of the Admlnlstm
lion lowartl the Mexican qtiestlon. N
further action on the real Issues of the
s'tiiallou was taken by any branch ot
the Government todiiy nnd pndlnQ h
t.cl"Ke outcome of the contest within
tho Mexican capita' no such action will
The Fresldent still considers that the
customary measures put Into effect et
his direction In tho early hourn or yes
terday mornlnc nri all that tho situation
requires. Ho lntmd3 to do nothlni;
further until there Is another turn to
events In Mexico city. It l.i still hoped
by the Administration that a few hourt
moro will find tho contest for nupretnao
In Mexico city with either Madero or
Diaz in full control of the city act!
national G tvernment. With th elimi
nation of either the Administration
looks to seo pcaco and order take, the
place of the war and lawlessness which
now rule In tho Mexican capital.
Reports that President Taft spent
the day In wHtlnp a special message
actual protection of life and property
of forelcncrs. which should In duo time
develop Into permanent peace, stability
and prosperity for tho Mexican Gov
ernment nnd people without strlkinc n
blow at Mexico's Independence nnd n 1th
evidence to all America that the Fnlted
States seeks no territorial aptrrandlze-
tory lieltl a poit.on wnicn nan oeen
oci aided jesterday by Federal Riinf.
As oVt-nliiK aproacheii the Hint', artil
lerymen were usln-: this vantage point
for a sternly bombardment of the Na
At about ." I'. M the Federal troops,
icpnlsed elsewhere, made n desperate
1 . ,1,- n.n,n t,rl.n T t, .. ..
..1nn..lt.l 1 n.in .1 t.... itltuvrt tut tin- tj' ,. ,,i j,, ti-.i ,,,,.
ttiH ttrtr.tat-tt j.vuu tu tut- jt . tsnitt-t s, uui. . ,t,t .... I ttl l
did not free all of them. Those that , '""'"
escaped last nlBht took advantaKe of
the tlestruction wrotujht by the Federal
canon anil nf the laou of Kitartl" A
Several of the ptlnclpal streets are
choked with the dolirl" of war. and the
centre of the t ii v i." deserted ao for
hunf;r. weary soldiers who continue
automatically to serve the Kims.
Aiiirriomi In Kinliny I iilmrnieil.
piled in the principal -treci- lour; with
ilio Utter of destroNotl bullilinus Some
strei'ts are almost impassable If this
situation otiiltiie" a few days loncer di"
eii"o will ccriaitilv increase the mot
tallt. It ran in r KIkIiHiiu In llttrknrxa.
tnosy.tm-of from Atnbassailor Wilson
arriveil under a tlait of truce at the After Madero violated the truce of
cable ittlco this t.eii!ni; with tlt-spatelies yestertlav afternoon by brlnKlnj.- up
for Vi.sli.nL.-toii lb- lotiortoit that the eutht ntldlllonal heavy kuiis and by ml-
from the roof of the arsenal and from
batteries that Diaz had advanced to the
street After a quarter of an hour's
r.wWtti it'iimrv t.nstoit no-tr tit.. I'liurt-ii I IlKlitinB the Mad-ro forces were ro
of i:i Salto do Afiua opened tiro mi the , pulsed. lolni many in dead and
escaping itrisonor.s and killed sixty of wound'd Ulaz followed up this mi
llion! That was about mldr.mht Al- -antase by a forward movement In
mo.-t Immediately machine nuns from i which ho captured a company of
the roof of the arsenal replied to tlio.Fcder.il Infantry nnd two -;uns,
Federals' tire, scattered the Federals. ' tlnilrrti'a f-urrrnili-r Urnmniletl.
killed fifty of them and wounded many! , ., .. ...
-1-t.l M,- tl, I'lUt tlf.l,t,M(. ..I l.tri llllS OtfllltlK lftl l.itA soiu it
messeimer to President Madero. The
me-seiiKer went In an auto from which
Aiiirrlonn lull I'urll) WreeUt-tl. waved a white tlatr It was leported
As on WeJnesday. the American col-,"':" the m nrter b.,r.- a formal do-
onv w.t" In the shell -wept district 'maud for MaderoV surrender This
Toward noon a sheil cra-lit-,1 throm-o "-nnn Con. Diaz we- o confldeflt ot
the w.ilis of ihe American I'lub and 1 nccen that he Inilmated he would lake
eli.iled. wiockltuf the interior The !"' offensive to-morrow and attack the
einb was empty at Ihe time. The cable ) National Palace.
ottlce was Htruck time after time by 'l 'un apparent that Madero had
the enmltv of the President on nccoiin: of the broad Paseo I.i Keforma The ' hrapnel and bitUets. The operators ; P''in reruseu to resign, lor snoriiy alter
..r .i,.. iit.ti.i i... t.mic tin Wednvsdav clt was nitch dark save fur a few lamim i nnd a few newspaper correspondents i" hrlef respite In the battle flrltiB was
muht in ln-1-tlni.' that a compromise be in the street Htid for torches carried '.worked behind burred doors and Iron
made with i ion Din'.'.- other pinmlnent by patrols The Federals took ndvan
American;- ipi.il u re I at tin
were unh.it mod mot thai no
dropped neiir 'h.p bulldlnu
I'ranc iscn do la liana, tin- f.niinn.
provisional I'll "llletll. I- "Jill be a
refugee at the Uri'lsh I.t-mii mti Soimr
tie In It.irra i" liellt-vt-il have int Hired
vanoinit his forces closer tn the arsenal
it uas certain Hint nlubt liithtlni; would
follow About in n clock on Wt-tlnesday
nlitht a ctiltiiiin nf ,",ou Federal troops
loft the National Palace and made a
Junction with another column al the
statue nf Onirics IV. at tin- head I
statesmen and leader" have fallen under infcv of the darkness and endenvored
ho suspicion nf tlio !n erntiii'ii' to net neat the arsenal by slipilnK
Madero i said In bo ilistrut"fnl of,aloni; 'ho walls of the houses of the
everybndv. nf hi" own (-oiiotals even jcalles tie u.inier.is anil lluearell. They
Tln-ro i" w iib-pfeail uriimblliii.' aiiiniu,-
the I'oili'iiil troops Such a situation
a has exi-ted for tin- pan four days i
cannot pets'st tn u-li Inline!
There Is toiiMani mqiilrv mi all "ides
for news from Wn-hinnton
The sin los-os nliinliiiil by the rebel
Koneinl lo.il.iv fnllowed ttKhtitiK 'hm
broke out spoiadlcally throim'h the nii-ht
nnd then rak'oil all iln
MkIiI I'llll of lrtna,
Although the fourth day's llfchliun did
not bealn until after S A, M. the iilKhl
wa-t full of lerrlfylnK alarma. A furious
attack nt 10 P. M. upon the ar."enal by
Mndoro'." forces, the entrance Into the
heart of the oitv by Morendo's guerillas
and the disposition of both sides to shoot
down any who wore found In the streets
after dark i ontrlbuted to the savagery
of fiKhtliiK thai recognizes no civilized
When linstill-ies cen.sed on Wednesday
nlBht at 7 o'clock the American Am
bassador. Henry l.anc Wilson, the Brit
ish Minister, Francis W, StronKe, und
the, German Minister. Haron von Hlntze,
lodoilbloil their effnrtM to persuade their
countrymen to leave the zone of HnhtlnK
and to withdraw either to ihe embassies
or to the northern suburbs.
Tho forelun Ministers had spent the
evening laboring with Madero and the.
Government to delay form least twenty
four hours another Httaek upon Diaz.
Tho envoys went to tlio limit of their
authority In their representations; to the
President. They practically hinted that
Intervention was ceitam if the Federal
forcoa petMsled in placing their batter
ies Where the lives of fotolKti residents
and non-conilmtanU were endamjeied,
Hut Madoro'.s resolution to conquer Diaz
al once or die In the stiiif-Kb' was Im
placable Al tlllUIS till' Illtel'Vlt W liel Woell
the diplomats and the Piesliletu became
heated Ambassador Wilson kept In
i cm tier, but the Hriti-li and (liiinau
Mlnlstois told the President in substance
that such win late as had boon noun: on
was an oiitiaK'' and ,i iIIskiiico to civ Ili
llnuaea lleiiit'il l no merli'n na.
Alter their futile hllervlmv Hie en
Vo'H seoutt.ll ii'it'ilil'.lillos nml . art'iaRe"
to condii' t inn eiiuntryini'ii to place"
of safety tno,is",iilor Wilson nnd vo
unlecru from iiiihuik Hie Ann i lcati" es
corted nud women nun t hllilren ut tin
north of the cilv renting hniies r-
I shuttered windows,
Diaz's immediately reply to the morn
iliB attack was a bombardment of the
National Palace. Shells from lils six
' inch guns struck the buiidiiiK." of the
palnce man limes and caused Immense
destruction. One shell burst at the
main entrance of the palnce where u
company of Infantrymen wem posted
and killed twenty of them. Gen. Mini.
dragon, in charge, ot Gen. Diaz's ur
tlllcry, had the range perfectly. Fnlcss several more large guns, hut he was un-
uiaz is soon uisioukcu u is almost cor- able to make any headway,
tain thnl the great National Palace will'
b a mass of ruins I Mmlerii Una l.nat (irnuntl.
Ho actually lost ground and
nlax ilTnnt-ea Hmlrrlra.
In the early afternoon Gen. Diaz bad
become mi confident that he pushed for
had machine guns nnd drugged with
them one heavv Held piece which was
obviously for the purpose of battel lug
down the main gate of the arsenal and
opening the way for a rush of Infantry
Truiiiia' til tuner inactive red.
Diaz's troops discovered the move
meiit before It had advanced far, and
from the arsenal came a terrific ma
chine gun lire At Ihe same time Diaz
dlseharg'd heavy guns toward tho Na
tional Palace and the Avenldn de San
FrnnclM-o, in which the Federals hail
posted Imtterles, The shells left fiery i ward his batteries. One by one he drovo
trails as they flashed toward the po-the Madero forces liackwnrd nnd seized
sltlons of the Federals. Houses In the most of the strategic points they bad
Avenlda de San Francisco, the occupied In the past three days. In
Avenlda f'lnco do Mayo nnd the the meantime he continued tin Inces
Avenlda Sols de Heptembre were set siint bombardment of the National Pal
on fire, nnd the Illumination disclosed 1 ace. The shells swept over the city
to the Din-, forces the exact location of In Immense arches, mnuy exploding lie
Federal batteries, for,, they reached their objective point
For a short time the lighting was at and scattering a rain of shrnpnol over
close range, and the Federals seemed u great area. At one lime In the
to be tightening their lines nround Ihe afternoon tin- palace caught Are. but
nrsennl. The noise of the lighting the blaze wns extinguished promptly,
alarmed thousands who hnd hoped that ' Tho British Fonsulate has been under
there would be no tiling until morn flm most of the day despite tin. vehe.
Inn. ment protests of the British Minister.
Mr. Stroni;i. In President Miuiot-ti. Tint
Miranda Ileal.,. Aiim-L. Minister demanded that Madero remove
Al 11 P M. heavy flrlngwns heard south a battery from the vicinity of the Con-
and west of the citadel, and the Fed- sulate, but Miidero declined to do so,
oral ttoops Immediately withdrew from Tho big Hotel .Inrdln nt the Avenlda
the neighborhood of the citadel nnd con- Sols do Sopteinbro and the Avenlda San
tented themselves for a quaiter of nn Juan do l.etruu was struck with a solid
resumed at 5;30 P. M. At that time the
cannonading was heavier thnn at nny
hour during the dav nnd Diaz was con
centrating his artillery fire on the pal
ace. Several buildings In the Avenlda
do San Francisco and In the Avenlda del
Clnco tie Mayo are on Are.
There can be no questlop that tho
Federal forces have received a serious
setback In to-day's righting. Madero
had received reenforcements. 2.000,000
additional rounds of ammunition and
We annut afford to carry
an overcoat from season
to season you can, espe
cially at the reduced
prices prevailing here.
All Winter Overcoats and
Ulsters now reduced; $5
is the least saving; $20
forced to abandon practically every
strategic point in the heart of the city
to the rebel commander. Diaz to-night
1" In a stronger position than at any
time since the revolt began.
o. M. Hatcher, vice-president of the
Tabasco Plantation I'ompany, repre-
Bentlng nn Investment of $4,000,0(10 In
.Mexico, has wired till" message to
I understand Hint an ililei volition i
seiioualv considered llio vello.t foiiiiinl
Istic levievts nre iiniiiiallllotllv iinvtnrinnted
I have mingled with combatants and Ihete
is a Irlendly feeling lowartl nil foreigners,
including Americans 'I In- Intorv ontiiiti
talk eiiibitteis -Mexico, nnd active inter
vention "III endHnger the live- and prop
ertv of even American I ightlug hut
been conducted as ontelillly lis po-sllile
AinerlcHtis are minding their ovtn busi
ness mid nn' avoiding the diingor zone
I'topertv lias been desttoyod onl when
slrnteglcallv necessat . 'Iho Interests
talking intervention loudest have seltlsb
motives I earnestly udvl-o ovtieine cau
tion Mnny Alileilc.ili lesldelils ale of the
OFFICERS READY FOR CALL
"While what is recommended Is pro
posed personally on my own responsi
bility, wlthoit' involving officially In any
way the Pan-American Fnlon, It still
is Inspired by the fact and thought that I
am an ortlcer of Mexico and of all the
other Latin American Governments as
well as of the Fnlted States, and that
I see this great question rom the
standpoint of our sister republics and
their peoples as well as from the stand
point of the Fnlted States Government
and Its people.
"As should be known, 1 have stood
from the first and still stand emphati
cally nnd conscientiously against Inter
vention In Mexico, because I recognize
from my Intimate knowledge of the
Mexican and Latin American Govern
ments and peoples, ltased on many years
of experiences as United States Minister I
to Latin American countries, that rights.
ns an Independent sovereign nation are
regsVded by the Mexicans and all the
other CJ.000.000 of Latin Americans as
being just as sacred and Inviolate as
our own national rights and sovereignty
and that Ihe harm done to the prestige,
the good name, Inllitence and commerce
of the Fnlted States throughout all,
Latin America by unwarranted or hasty I
intervention would Incalculably and I
Irreparably outweigh any possible good
which might result irom such inter
vention, "I would add, moreover, that the
Fntteil States Government has won the
rcspocl and udmu-atlon of all Latin
America because It has so far stood
steadfastly ngalnnt Intervention despite
powerful Influence to the contrary.
"Iteullzlnff, however, Hint n condition
of extraordlnury seriousness has arisen
In which no matter how much as a
Latin American sympathizer and de
fender I may deplore Its being done, the
Fnlted Slates may decide to take notion
beyond anything that It has yet done,
I beg to outline a plan which may be
worthy of consideration and adoption
moment lmmeillate iieaco to Mc-xlci), Iho Congress In "h, he s sad to have
. -,ti A nr. ,.,i r,in,Hv i -it the whole situation up to that body
am without foundation. Neither I?
Secretary Knox preparing the material
on the Mexican situation on which such
a message would he based,
Despatches from Ambassador Wilson
to-day indicated that hn Is doing all
that could be expected of him In tn
Interest of Amerlcnn and other foreign.
If the Fnlted States Government will 1 7. - "': ' "-'"J "
at once confer with the Latin American '"" , , ' , ' V, ' ri " ,. ,
Governments through their diplomatic , fh-"'lon " r 'i0" ,n "ex'c"
representatives here and through Its , 1"- e "f c h'n; " nJ8 "! "
Ministers at their capital", as well as , a number nf hminw
with the Government of Mexico. 1 have I Americans who cannot be accom
strong reason to believe that tht sug- , "'minted In tho embassy have been
gestlon will meet with tho instant ' V?01'- ...wj
moral support and kindly attitude of; -retary Knox to-day nuthorixed the
the Governments and people of all our ' AtnK-.ss.idor to draw on tho State De
slster republics, even If diplomatic dell-1 P-irtment up to the amount of I10.004
cacy should detain some of these from , po. ?f ""fJTlS S"!fJ"
actual official action. Americans In distress In the Mexican
"All this of course Is submitted with i capital,
the understanding that Intervention or I HrttiiO- Knox again to-day in
mediation in the judgment nf the Presl- (structcd Ambassador W ilson to reiterate
lent and Fongress cannot longer be the previous warnings to the Americans
ovnM.n" ,ln the Mexican capital to get out of
" 'the line nf tire. It was plainly indl
I rated nt tli Plate Department that thl
Government will not nllow itself to bo
. - .'drawn Into a clash with Mexico be
New Arma Given tn Troops at Fort i " , . w .
'cause Americans, either through curl
sum Houston. , oslty or because they do not like to
San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 13. In the , leave their homes or places ot misinesF
last forty-eight hour" much nmmunl- have exposed themselves tn the bullets
Hon and many quartermaster stores 1 and shells tlylng through Mexico city
have been moved from the Snn Antonio (
arsenal to Fort Sam Houston. At Hit
post this activity wns merely descrlbid
as some "Issues" to the troop- here. The
Issues, however, take on ti rather grim
aspect, and especially so regarding the
TEXAS MILITIA READY.
Ill) VI en Prepared -it (in to -Meil-t-Hii
lltirtler ill Mitirt Xollee.
AIST1-. Tex. Feb. 13. Adjt.-fiei
i Henry Hucblns has ordered the full com
New small arms, carbines nnd pistols plemeni of Texas State militia, numberlm
nre said to have been issued. Tlio Third i 2. too men. to be In leudlness to move ti
Cavalrv and the two Imtterles of Held ' the Mo Grande bonier at a moment's no
artillery have not been missed In seeing , "''
that all soldiers aie well supplied with
such things likely to be needed m the
Held, That tho Issues ." not ttioii lv lu
the ordinary course of events I" tip- ,
parently evidenced In the activity at tlio ,
nrsennl Wednesday night, when a num
ber of the quartermaster w'ngons were'
loaded and hauled at once to the po-t.
At Fort Pani Houston it was said tn
nlght that no orders bad been root ivetl
for n movement.
lion s. rlous conflicts between Mexlcat
and Amei leans along th" bonier nre ap
pit'lletnlitl anil llio Slate tioop" will It.
used to pi i form patrol dutv
Tuft liar Sinn lleu lllll i'u-iln.
I Washington. Feb 1 3 President Tmi
I had a tlnal conference tody w.tli pcrnm
f,.f,,Hnir nnd onnnslnc the liniiilk-riitlini
"It Involves mediation rather than i 1,111 recentlv passed by Congress. It is
1l111lral llei- nnil rniv nml Nmj
litis ril Hold Conference.
Waniiinoton, Feb, 13 In .tccnrdaiice
with Hie determination of iho respoii
nlble otllcers of the nrmv and tinvv. to
leave nothing undone which would fn
cllltalo matters In case they are tailed
on to move against Mexico, a confer
ence was held to-tlay by Admiral Dewey
and the Joint army nml naval board.
While the meeting was declared to be
nerely n routine mntter. It Is well under
utood that tentative plans for a move
ment to Mexico were discussed,
MaJorGen. Wood, MuJorGen. Wother
spoon, Ilrlg,-Gen, Weaver, Prig. -Gen.
Frozler, Hear Admirals Otterliatis and
Vreeland nnd Capt. Potts were among
those attending the conference. Plans
drawn up months ago tn preparation
for an emergency In Mexico were dls
Intervention, international American
cooperation rather than Individual
Fnlted States action and a practical
application of the Pan-American rather
than of the Monroe Doctrine.
"It must be admitted that the crtlx
of the situation Is that, If the Fnlted
States must, as a last resort nnd only
ns such. Interfere, this Interference
should be so conducted that It will ap
peal to the sense of Justice, llrsl, of
thoughtful Mexicans, second of cool
headed citizens of the Fnlted States, und
third, nf broadmlnded and representa
tive men of the other nineteen Amer
ican republics. It must nlso have the
character of being susceptible of Im
mediate application nnd effectiveness
without prolonged delay which might be
filial to its success.
' In brief, the suggestion Is Hint
through the Initiative of the Fnlted
States Government, an International
commission shall bo Immediately named,
consisting of one of Hie miut available
Htnltsmeii of the Fulled States, such
us r.llhu Hoot of Wllllum .1, Hryan.
some eminent Latin American diplo
mat now in Washington, representing
11 country sufficiently remote from the
Fnlted Slates and Mexico to have no
prejudices mid yet be kindly disposed
Inward both, nnd at the sumo time
amuse no JonlnusleH among th other
Lntln Amerlcnn countries, like Sennr
Don Ignaclo Falderon, Minister of Bo
livia, or Dr, Carlos .Maria de Pena, Min
ister of Frugiiny, and some correspond
expected that the President will sKu ji
to-morrow. It provides 1111 Illiteracy test
lllll l.nllsleil fur Army Transport.
Fuller orders from Washington. Lieut
CI M. 1! Zallnsky, Depot Quarto must-"
heie. cnliMoil in" men .vestcrtlnv to ni.i'
Hie fntii- nnm transports now held
le.nlltiess at N'ot folk. Va. The men W
cave heie to-morrow on Hi" Old Duniln-m
'uu 1 Motiioo
Tnft l.ns I tirneraliiiii. of Church,
Wasiii X'-rnx- Fob 13 President Tnft
Uu- .if t, i nni'i; I. ml Hie --ornerstciif of
'Uilil.na fin tm All Soul Church
win. Ii no i ,1 member and regular n'
tonilant. nt Sixteenth and I! streets N W
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