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VOL. LXXXI. NO. 96.
NEW YORK, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1913. CopyrlyM. 1913. by IA Sun Printing and PullltMng Auociatfn,
PRICE TWO CENTS.
TO END CRISIS
Tails Confi'iviice of von Jteth-nisuin-JlolIwoff
CIIAXCKIiLOrt MAY QUIT
liViflistiur Votes Overwhelm
ingly Lack of Confi
dence in Hint.
IMOIIK TltOL'lUiK 11KPOUTED
Znhcru Affiiir Causes" Civilians
' to Attack Soldiers
fpeaal Cable DeepatcK to Tine Sex.
Ri.KMN, lcc. I. The Reichstag adopted
by an overwhelming majority a vote of
i.n-k of confidence in the Imperial Chan
cellor and tho Government this ttftcrnoim
as an expression by P.-wlla.-.n-nt cf lt
dlnppnval of the Government's support
of the military against the civil authori
ties In Alsace-Lorraine. The vote was
I'nr th second time In five years. Do-'isu-.s.-hlngch,
wK:e the Kus. i- is limit
ing foxes, will be the scene of an Impor
tant conference affecting the future of
the German l.mplre. Dr. von Hethmann
1 Kill a r-f. tile Imperial Chancellor, left for
Ponaucschlngen this evening. Count voti
Wcdel, the Viceroy of Alx.icc-lrfirr.ilnc,
and l.leut.-Gen. von Delnitlti. conimanilvr
of thn troops there, were ordered by the
Kasr to report to him at Donauca
(.HlnE.cn and are burr) ing thither.
It Is : peculiar miIiic Iddice that when
the i fleets of the Dill.' 7'rb oroii Intei
vnw with the Kaiser were shaking tho
throne In linns the Kaiser also went to
v..n his filend Prince Maximilian llgon
n ii Fuerstenbci g, whoso, estates i.re at
More Trouble in Alsace.
TVro has been a recurietice of the
tumble In Alsace. It is reported from
1I-'K to-night that civilians attacked a
nally of suldlers In that city. The effect
of the agitation caused by the behavior
of the I roups at Zabcin Is shown also
ii "i,. report of nn excitable Alsatian re
:rult at lloxter throwing don his rlllo
during drill and refusing to obey orders,
:or which ho wab arrested.
London newspaper photographer
. lined Wyndh.ini was uliestid at Z.ibern
to-day by order of I. lent. Sehadt. whom
. was tr Inn to photograph In the street.
I was relented by the civil court, which
lul'l that there was no ordinance forbid
The .Vultoiiiil (ii;rtc said this evening
.hat the Kaiser's cojI (the olllcer's Uni
term) Is being made a fetich In Germany,
iKc Gcssler's.hat, referring to the famous
. .Miam Tell episode In the Swiss hero's
isht for the countiy's Independence.
Chancellor l.lkely to Itcalan.
It Is believed in parllainentary circles
.o-iiu'ht that Dr. von Uetlunann-llollweg
ill Inust on reslsnlns if the Kaiser fulls
Mioport the I'liancelloi's attitude In
lb ichstitg. The same itsult is looked
i if the Kaiser supports the military
r.ithoritles In Alsace against the civil
While It Is tho opinion of many persons
n authoritative circles that yesterday's
.il l to-day's events in the llelchstag make
.lie downfall of the Imperial Chancellor
nev table 111 any event. It la announced
i fie authority of persons In close touch
with the Government that as 1he Imperial
1 incvllor is responsible only to the
Id i-.-r he will remain at his post If the
i: j.ir teuuests hlrn to do so.
In von Hcthmanii-HoIIweg has been
.x'r 'iie unpopular for two years. There
i n i ilmbt that all pnrtles, Including even
tin Conservatives, who voted for lilm to
il.., desire his downfall. Tills Is the
ful.tiK even In high military and Gov
fcii'ient circles, where he Is regarded as
b. i k too weak in his foreign policy and
af: ml to tell thu Kaiser tho-truth about
Jiti i rial affairs.
( hilneellor Appears Angrr.
Tl i Chancellor, who was not, in a
e .huh mood In tho llelchstag yesterday,
l""i passionately and angrily to-day In
di fending hlnivi'ir. He admitted that the
oiintry Is passing through a grave crisis
is a p suit of the clash between the
iinlitarv and civil elements.
Hail an attempt been made to bow to
'be popular outburst and had the dec
'.iiatloii been made yesterday that the
K.mer strongly disapproved of the attl
tuile of tbe military element nt S?abern.
it iiiIkIiI have averted to-day's vote of
Mimih- Tim di bate was lifeless und It
wis evident that the outburst would have
jihan.-itiil Itself without delay. Ono of
'he I'an.Gei man leadcix said this eve
"It Is characteristic of Germans In
Mihilrs to make a noise, protest, howl
Wem-elves out, feel relieved that they
i.ive done their duty and then sit back
vonti tiled, It rarely goes any further,"
The .Socialists are elated that the other
ii ties fur the Hist time voted with
hi m solidly with the exception of the
I'mifervatlves. There is little probability,
however, thnt the .Socialist agitation for
i general strike In Alsace-Ixirralne or
'In demand of the TiiueblaH thnt the
'lilistug refuse to take up the budget
'.til the Government changes Its uttltud
"ill bear fruit.
Hiht the Trouble Started.
Tirvni, where the agitation against the
illlliiry authorities started, is called the
'" 1 1 y of Itoses." or the "Pearl of the
ic." It k a very pielty town und
(Ml(uwa on Thrd I'agc.
AUTOMOBILE TRADE BOOMING.
Foor nt Largest Factories 1la-.e. In
creased Working Force.
DrTRolT, Deo. 4. llecmt figures show
th.it four of the Urgent automobile fac
tories In Detroit have greatly Increased
forces over Novemls-r of a year ago. The
comparison for the two years follow:
Factory, up pij
Ford .(mo l)'
Cadillac 6. urn 'i.""in
Studebaker ... t.vn '.ot t
maimer c.6W t.oi)
Discussing the Increase, J aim - Couxnnii. I
secretary ami treasurer of lh Ford Motor)
Company, said to-day: i
"The Ford company Is now employing
more than 12,000 men. or at least I.OO-i
inure man a year afto, ana we arc aniline
men to our payrolls every day.
"With the adCed number of men an
equally added number uf cars arc turncJ
out, there being; no decline in the product."
While the Packard company h employ
Ins n few hundred tess men than at this
time last year. General Manager Mi-Cull i
said It was dun to the Improved condition
of the factory. This, he said. Is proved' w1" l,1M "P8K 111 1
by the fact that they nre manufacturlm; I " company's offices at 20 West Seven
and shipping 40 to 50 per cent, more ca-a I teenth stnet yestenUiy afternoon by rtosei!
than a year ago.
STANDARD OIL IN CHINA.
Company TrlnK to rt Ilia- Con- j
cession Around Jrhnl,
fptrial Citbtr lrtinlc lu Tar St x. :
t'RKlK, Dec. 5. Irfical newspapers say
that the Standard Oil Company Is tr Ing '
to obtain special concessions on a comtiro-,
hetislve scale around Jehol, where it is
supposed that there .are enormous petro
DUNLAP GEMS HELD
FOR $150,000 DUTY
Customs Authorities Decide
Owner's Declaration in
The gems of Mrs. William Allen Dun -
lap. whih Imv been In possession of the
Collector" of the Port since their arrival
here with their owner and her husband,
son of the hat manufacturer, by the White
Stur liner Olympic, on November 12, have
betn formally seized, with expensive
sowns and ulhr wearing apparel.
It Is probable that Mr. Dunlap may
have to give up IUii',001 to Pncle Sam
before his wife can wear her Jewels and
gowns again. The Dunlaps claimed
foreign residence and made no effort to
conceal the seized articles,
A statement Issued yesterday at the
Custom lloue says that the seizure was
made on the ground that Mr. Dunlap's went over to his desk and picked up a
claim as a non-resident at the time of bundle of papers. Ills back was toward
his arrival has been found on Investlga-1 Miss Pressman, who hail risumed her
Hon and after consultation with th,rhali, some twdve or Ilfteen feet away
United States Attorney for this district ' from Chase's desk. she picked up n
to have been made with the intention ut newspaper and looked at it for a moment,
evading the payment of proper duty, and i Then she put down the paper, tiok n
that the declaration
made In good faith
United Stales Attorney Marshall had
nothing to rtdd to the statinut of the
customs officials. An assistant said that
the next move In the case would be made
bv the Pnlteil States Attorney's otllce and
that he could not tell Just jet what that!
move would be. He said that Mr. Dunlap
had not been Indicted for his alleged of
fence. The nature of the next proceeding
also puzzled the customs officials. What
ever may be done counsel for the Dunlaps
will tight the case vigorously and will ap
peal from any decision that Involves Un
less of the Jewels and finely.
The owners would have had to pay
dutv of about $60,000 on all the articles
seized If they had come over as resident
. .i.i.. i.l, .n ,he iMilhnrltles de-
. ...... .. ' t. ..' , ,,e..,,.f,.ri
Clare iney are. int.-
In cases of persons deliberately evading
duty has been to permit them to take out'
the seized articles m payment or me
home value, which means the foreign
value plus the duty.
If the United States Attorney decides to
apply this ruling to the Dunlap cse they
will havo to pay about Jiso.ooo to get
back their Jewelry and finery.
Mrs. Dunlap was a manicure girl when
Mr. Dunlap married her, after divorcing
Ills first wife six years ago. She was born
In n suburb of Ixmdon ami came to New
York when she was a little girl.
POLICE ROPE WOMAN IN CROWD.
Th,n,. Her on Fifth Avenue
Ilrnnd Her as Pickpocket.
In the hoinegolng rush of shoppors at
Fifth avenue and Fortieth street at C
o'clock last night a man stepped behind
a hurrying" woman and pinned her arms
to her sides. The woman had both hands
In H muff, and with both elbows held
tightly she was helpless. Hut she put
up all the struggle she could, and the
man. who by this time had been Joined
by another man, threw her to the side
walk In the midst of the crowd, while ho
and his companion pulled her hands out
of her muff.
The crowd called "Shame!" nnd other
thliigB at the two men. Therr tho first
of the two men showed the badgn of a
first grade detective and explained that
he was Caaassa, thnt Ida companion was
Petectlve McKenna and that the woman
was known to tho police as Annie Hold,
an experienced pickpocket with a record.
He further explained that he and Mc
Kenna had been trailing the woman for
some blocks and that they had Just seen
her operate on the handbag of a woman
against whom she had brushed. Casaaaa
then opened Annie Hold's hands, much
against that woman's wishes, and found
a roll of 121 In bills In one of them.
McKenna meanwhile had gone on ahead
and told the woman whose handbag hud
been opened of the robbery. She hud not
known anything about It. but soon found
that 121 was missing. Sim was Mrs. U.
Hloxson, who wits walking along Fifth
avenue with Miss Anna K. Eastman of
4 Cast Seventieth street, with whom she
Is rlsltlnf. when the police say Annie
Hold brushed against her and reached
Into her mesh bag,
The prisoner said alio was Mrs. Anna
Harris, S years old, of 31 Stanton street.
AMiOSTPKA IIITTKRN lends delicious
Barer ta grapi-Irult sod Jtllles, A4.
SALESMAN SHOT DEAD
Ymiijr Woman Tlmn Wounds
Herself as Victim
WAITKD AX IIOl'H 10 K HIM
Ym .nf,, Hack of His Head
Xath.it) Chase, a salesman for the Peter
Pressman Company, cotton good com-1
mission merchant, was shot In the hack j
Pressman, a tneco or t'eter I'ressinan. ;
president of the company. Chase died I
an hour later In th" New' York Hospital.1
After shooting Chase the ouns woman1
tired one bullet Into her own breast. The
wound, however, is not considered iUn-
Chase was SC years old and was un-
married. He lived at H:: Sixtieth street,
Horough Park. Ilrooklyti. II" had been
with "sthe firm for some years and wtm
regarded as one of Its most valuable
MIh Pressman Is 2", ears old and a
stenographer. She hoards at 11." Wads
worth avenue. ' She was employed lu the
Prc"inati company's offices for four years,
leaving there a year ago. It was while
she was working In the office that one
became acquainted with Chase. j
Waited for Her Victim.
Mls Prcseman entered the store at
, 4:30 o'clock yestenlay afternoon and
walked through to the company's offices
I In the rear and went direct to Chase's
j office. He was not there. While she
.was waiting lur uncle, Peter Pressman,
1 came by.
I "Hello. Hose, what arc ou doing here?"
i he asked.
i The young woman replied : "Can't 1 come
In once In a while to se" Mr. Nathan" Mr.
j Pressman told her it was all rlKht--"onee
In a while,
hut cautioned her that the,
place of business.
Miss Piessmau sat down lu Chase's '
oMIre and waited three-quarters of an j
hour until Chase came In. William (
Malbiu of Ilia Jackson avenue, another ,
sail small, who was only a few feet away.
saw what followed. Chase greeted Miss
rressinan, shaking hands with her. spnkc
with her for a minute or two and then
therefore was not hatnmerless pistol loaded Willi steel but
' lets from her handbag and pointing It at
Chase's back Hied
Chase fell forwird on the desk. Ml
Pressman glnneed around, saw Malbtn
starting toward her. placed the revolver
against her breast and fired again. Then i
she threw the nvoher under
table and 1
Womnti'n nimise Alilae,
The woman's silk blouse took tire from
the cloe contact with the burning pow.
der Malbln put out the lire with his
hands ami asked Miss Pressman what
hlio hail done. "Why, I've shot myself,"
Customers In the store anil salesmen
ran about excitedly ami the street crowds
rushed Into the store. Policeman Slndt !
' nf the W st Seventeenth stDcrt station and '
-er,.! , .1 lee,,,., ii i I'Ciinnnr ken .1 i,..s.
sage clear for the ambiilanco suigton
until icseives cleared the store.
Chase ami Mls Pressman were taken
to the New York Hospital. Tin- salesman
did not recover consciousness. Miss Press- '
man did not lose consciousness, hut re
fused to discuss tho shooting. Her uncle
told the detectives that he understood his
niece bad been rather forcing her atten
tions on Chase, who did nut appear to
Chase was the son of .Morris Chasan.
who Is In the clothing business lu Hayard
street. Ho lived with Ills parents, two
brothers and three sisters. Chase recentl)
had his name changed from Chasan by
j a court order, but his relatives keep the
i old mime.
Mrs. Piter Pressman, wife of the pres
ident of the Pressman Company, went to
the hospital and told the members of the.
Chasan family thai Chase ami Itosa
Pressman had been friends for four or
PUT POISON ON MOTHER'S GRAVE
Neighbor's Chickens Cut ItSon of
. Hurled Woman liiilltv.
Ittv-MUIKAU, L. I, Dec. 4 Walter King,
a millinery designer, was found guilty
to-tlsy before County Judge. Vjmk and
a Jury of putting arsenic in bread crumbs
on his mother's gruvo lu the (iood tiroiiinl
It was proved that twenty-eight chick
ens belonging to John Lane, a farmer,
living near the cemetery, utn the poison
und died. I.nnn In ought witnesses to
court who testllled that they had heard
King say lm would do uway with tho
chickens, which he said were despoiling
the grass on the grave.
Sentence will be Imposed next week.
STEALS A ROYAL SHIRT.
Ilerlln Plumber Has to Pay $12.00
for Ills Fan.
Special Cable PetfHilth lo Tub Sin,
Hr.ttt.lN, Dec. 4. Karl Kngelhardt. a
plumber, was fined DO marks Ulli.'iO) to
day for stealing u shirt belonging to
Prince Hlglsmiind of Hohcnzollern, a sec
ond cousin of the Kulser.
The Irlncc changed his shirt after din
ner In Herlln and sent It to his house by
a servant, Thn servant was robbed on
u suburban train.
The shirt has been recovered.
it... -ru.tl'.nftM Itmiflrril l.mrer
In New Vnrk fill uro prepared lo supply
YUUAN coBee. Ail.
A DYNAMITER'S OWN
STORY OF HIS CRIMES
Next Sunday's HUN win publish
n remarkable document the roufeit
slnn of Meorf-n K. Davis, the dyna
miter, whose evidence has led to In
dlrtments of ofl'leerx and member
of the IlrlduR and Strurttiral Iron
workers. In It Davis tells In detail of the
lone Merles of outrage whlrh he
planned mill tarried out In New
York and in nearby rltles.
Time and again he travelled on
I ruins and steamships carry inn with
him enough explosive to destroy
himself and his fellow passengers,
lie left It about carelessly in saloons
ami hotels, apparently thoughtless
of the risk.
Yet repeatedly in his eonfession
he asserts that never did be under
take a "job" where he thought
human life might he imperilled.
lirief summaries of Davis's eon
fession were printed when he was
arrested in tlds city, but now for
the flrel time THK SI N is able to
jive in detail, and in lite dynamiter's
own words, his story.
Isumeil shortly, and by the middle of De- "t setlous, liut his physician. Dr.
A A M'T 17 AM TWTiTPTDri i;i'"lbr 11 1" expected that trains will be Craysou, urged him to adopt heiole tieat
Ai Ai 111 Ldilll lilllvl Ellr,ln,ll,'K between Juarei and Chihuahua lm'" ovcicoine the cold in the be-
IM DAATi PD ATT fl ACT
111 nllAII llllAr I llAlM1!
Treasurer Cl.arfre.l With
Illegal Collect in sr.
AHA I X
Soliciting Political FtlluK FrOlll
. . . .
a I Ul'poriltiOII llllSIS Of
Vow e'liwlltiir; ,
Aithur A. Mcl.e.m of New-burgh, treas
urer of the Democratic State committee. !
I was Indicted vesterday
" . ' . ". ' ' . ' I
, , ., ", , , . . , ,. , i
ii-.it.-n f.T tl... Mtitir.nt.i ,'niiir nn eiirui.u,
of violating the law which makes It a mis
demeanor to accept a campaign rontrlbu
lion froai i eoiporatloii. !
Another Indictment was relumed
r.galtist Kwrett Fowler of Kingston. wlc
has been indicted already on a ehatge
of eMoition, The indictment of es-i
terdny rharaes him with soliciting a con
tribution 1 1 m a corporation. The penalty
Is a fine of JI.OhO and Imprisonment fori
a year or both.
Justice Vernon M Davis dlieited the'
Jurymen to lesuine theii laboi" this uf.
teraoon The District Attorney bad sc.-
. ...i . ..a ..... ... . '
j Tl.ll 11 lir .le- CSiel.t HUH Ulll IIUI Re,
to testiry. ineir stones peri. tin to ine .li
bit"! payment of a buiie of tl.SoO to
Thomas Hasett, confidential agent of
Stale F.ngincer John A. Ibnsel, bj Mndi-j
son 15, Aldrlch of Poughkeep'-le j
ei... i. ..ii..... i ........i. .
i tile not',- iiiiiiiiiiieiii MUinii .1 i-pn'iii.!.,
were ha-ed chiefly on the ustlinoiiv of
Harold V. Owens of-I'tlca ami Matthew
Van Alstvpe of Albany. Mr. Owens f stl-
lled that he became Pitt rest, il in the
campaign of William Sulv.tr through for
mer State Senator T Harvey Feirl" of
Utic.i, who suggest.il that Owens go to
Syracuse to see Hvelttt l-'owlei, v,ho
was collecting campaign contributions
The witness said that Mr. Fowler asked
him for JI.OHO. hut agieed to take $4t'ii.
Ml Owens said he gave Fowler a t heck
of the Dale Ihiglncerlng Coiiipan pay
able to Arthur A. .McLean.
Hubert II. Vanderbllt. cashier or tint
'""rth National Hank lu this cits was
I H'j Mloil"i iiboiit th Hi'pO-it of thn
1 olu.ili tt-.xnl.l IT iMn.liiivil, Ibiliillf st .1.,
I . - I -J ..... ... . I M ...... I. .
clerk in the office of the Highway
Commission; IMwai-.l .1. Hurl.e. .t ti-.es-1
.,l.re ul. n,i, ..tlm.li.l lit 111 lletltlt. 1
senger who was attached to the Demo
emtio State t ommlttee's b,-adiuarter at
1 West Thirty-fourth street, and .lose
U. Pldgeou, Deputy M-cretaiy of State,
gave testimony to tstablish the valldll)
of the documentary evidence against Mr.
McLean and Mr. Fowler.
Tim second Indictment of Mr. McLean
was based on Matthew Van Alstyne's
story of sending to McLean a campaign
contribution of Jl.fiOO lu October nf last
year. He testified that after T. F.
Shaughnessy, piesldeii of the company,
bad talked with Fowler It was decided to
contribute. He said he cashed the com
pany's check for $1,00" at tlm National
Commercial Hank In Albany, bought a
draft and sent It to Mr, Mclean.
Among those who waited under sub
IKi'iui yesterday were John A. Mason, who
became secretary to Gov. Dlx after he
was secretary of the Democratic State
committee nnd who is now Commissioner
of Jurors for The llrotix; James 1". Nev
ille, a del I; In the office of State lm
glncer Hciisel; John 13. Consalus, th
highway contractor who s.i)s he may
have collected campaign contributions;
Madison It. Aldrlch, the Ponghkeepslo
contractor who makes the bribery
charge, and llobert Anderson. Mr, An-
detson Is said to be an Important witness
In the cast) that Is to bo presented against
Mr. Whitman expects lo go on with his
John Doe Inquiry this afternoon if he
can finish his work before the Crand
juiy in time.
Hverett Fowler was lu New York )es
terday conferring with his counsel, Mar
tin W. Littleton. He leturiied to Kings
ton hist night. Mr, Littleton will movo
this morning to quash the extortion In
dictment ugiilnst Fowler on the ground
that Jurisdiction does not lie lu New
MITCHEL HOMEWARD BOUND.
New York's Mayor-elect Leaves
Jamaica on thn Teuadorea.
Special Cable Deipatrh to Tim Hcv.
KtNiiSTON, Jamaica, Deo. 4, John Pur
roy Mltchel, Muyor-elect of New York,
ami Mrs. Mltchel Bailed to-day for New
York aboard thn United Fruit company
Mr. nnd Mrs. Mltchel said they en
joyed their trip Immensely.
i VILLA AND HIS ARMY
IN CHIHUAHUA TO-DAY
Hebcl Commander Will Enter
State Capital at Head of
CAHHANZA TO .I01X HIM
Forty Autos Seni From Mnrfa.
Tex., to Meet Fleeinr
IX Paso, Dec. 4. It was announced In
Juarez to-nlijht that Villa would reach I The former ext cutlve will give an Iml
Chlhiiahu.v to-morrow and would enter ! ,rlllolt potato und tuVkey sale, the lllms ha v
th Stale capital at the head of 5,500 of his been made lure at a inl of J1.000.
troops. It was snld that he would tarry 1 ,., Z
hut a very few days waiting for Venus- WILSON IN BED MOST OF DAY.
tlnno Carrania to come from Hermoslllo, i
whereupon Villa would lead his army ! ' 01,1 'r" Work hy II In, I'n-
M.nithward and leave civil affairs In the, " 'rat of .Nral Week,
hands of Carranxa, Wash iNcv.-ox, Dec. 4. President Wll.-on
Train service over the Mexican Central! l",nt most of to-day lu bed, suffering
between here and Chihuahua Is to be re-1
tl.A fuvl....H V. .M.I. ..-. ..... .1... f. L.
....... .... Aiiaii iiiiiinnrririii, nn" r . f.
1,-',""n ,oaA- Tl1'' ''umptlim of tralflc'
on this line, which Is now being rebuilt.
will enable the mills at Madera and Pear-
Hin. employing u thousand men. to start
again and will permit n full forre to be!
Collltllltteekemployed at the compato's Kl Paso mill.
" frcc J
' Over 100 woundtd Mexicans ale still
1 , ... , , , ,
being cared for In .tuaiez us a t.-milt nf
the teeei.t lighting. To-day the biggest
gainbliuiT house In the border town was1
taken over for a hospital and the 'wounded
'were removed from the several small ho-
jtels ami placed In the one building. The
I Hd Cross Is looking after the wounded.
' Forty automobiles were sent from
.larfa. Tex., this afternoon to Presidio, 1
wnlcli Is opposite OJInaga, Mexico, to meet
the refugees coming from Chihuahua to '
.the Culled States. The tefugees. aeeom-'
panled by (Sen. Mercado's evacuating Fed-, American history, giamni. and litem
eral army, were reported tlfty miles south tuie, bookkeeping and agriculture. Chap-
,lf I Itltl.'l a.i unil Him luir.lei. If lu ...u-
slhle that the automobiles will cross the
border ami enter Mexico after the refugees
( ii iiicj- oo ooi ri-acn 'jniaga ny morning,
j Members of thirty-five of the most '
prominent families in Chihuahua are
among tile refugees. The are all with
out fond anil water and the weather Is
extremely cold There s hardly any like
llhood of the rebels overtaking the column. 1
The Federal soldiers, after reaching the
"""" " lm 'c.oe.es. a. e expect, a to
' ' -sue... ..ii. ,
While audio Villa, the i.bel leader. '
oe.iar-11 .v.s,. ,,iai :ie .nan oniere.i
i,n oi ins mice .iiier iii.-..i i .oeiais mi-
is not gei" r.ui irciiiini. rile country Is
so baireii across to iijmaKu from any i
lsilnt on tl.e Mexican Cuitral road where
his troops would have started that It is
not believed that an sin h expedition has
in en sent out
ANOTHER HUERT A AID ABROAD
In l.niiin, I'liuiiice Vllnlster.
l.cnve on si.crel Mission.
."i'l-feW I'uMr ltplllh lit Till. M X
Mexico CITV. Dc 1. Senor Allolfo tie
la Lima, Minister of rinirice, left to
rilcht for Vera Cruz, on h'.s wn to Hurope.
.No othc.al statHnent was given out rt
Kartlitig the purpose of his nip, hut it in
believed that he will mike an effort t'
oiitain a loan in ruirnpc foi lien, llin-rta. i
Whether in- riot Senor tie la Latin's re-'
tiieriieiit from the Minister)- of Finance'
Is permanent has not 1 u stated. It was
aniiouiiceil, howiver, that Francisco Uni
ties, who Is a member of the Senate, will
, Ml.rlct ,1, l... . ,
I "I ' H M. I Utf Ml
S, nor de la Lama.
lien llueita asked CotlKless ttwluv for
pet mission to term m the .Mexican school
sjstein ami to,cvle the slump tax act.
II .MiIii.omi, which Is ugariletl .is tliel
liewspapei through which President Hu-I
ertn makes hs opinions public, says to-i
lay : ' I
"President ilsiin ii stead
that then- will be no pate
so long as Hen, Utter tu Is in power should I
IT'!,', n",lJ"i,,t '""'""'r'"'" "
In spite of the patriotic eflorts of the
Mexicans so long us the Yankees, ...
terested lii seizing territory here, continue!
fomenting discord und supplying aims
and ammunition to the iioitln-rn rebels. I
"Pnsltlent Wilson continues to employ
lies and calumny to discredit Mi Men be. I rwn l tin- State lu-tlay und the snow
fore the world in order to Justlf.v hlsi1" 1,1111 ftlHoK to-nlglu. In Denver at 1
Imperialistic policy by making it appear o'clock sixteen Itu Ins of snow covered tin
that Mexico Is unlit for self.gov ernmciil.
"Hen. Hiiertu has the support of the
people, a well disciplined aimy nnd ampin
resources. When the Mexicans Join patri
otically With the Plesidellt 111,1 Igllllie
the United States peace will ensue despite
The rebels lu the north an- updating
about .r-oo miles of the National llallwa.ts
between Santa llnsalla, jusl south of Chi
huahua, and Dutango, southwest of Tor
reon. If this statu nf affairs continues
den. Villa's army will have no trouble
j ,n )naj.ns. n quick dash southward, as the
nearest Federal force was last reported nt
Fresnlllo advancing to the siege nf Tor-
reon, now held by thn rebels,
Daranio Mines Working.
The rebels art) operating trains on the
Hues of the National load from Santa
Ilosalla to Torreon. Tornon to Durango,
Durangti to Tepehiianes, Durango to
Llano and Durango to Lodemena The
rebels liav" no coal or oil, so they nre j
using wootl us fuel und tin- service Is
good, although many dltllcultles have to
be conteiidtd with.
All the mines aiouiul Durango ate lu a
nourishing coiidltioii and work is being
continued. As money Is scarce, the initio
owners are giving bonds to tho workers
which will bear Interest until the reeatab
llshment of regular railroad trulllc. The
miners report that the large properties of
the American Smelting und Hednlng Com
pany near Velardena have1 not been
touched by the rebel forces operating In
Continued on t'tth I'age,
GIFT HORSE FOR THE COLONEL.
Argentine Club Makes Handsome
Present to Hoosevelt, ,
.Spfaal Cablt Ur$palch to Tsa 9i.x.
Huknoh Atrkh, Dec. 4. Col. Hoosevelt,
who urrlved here to-day from Huhla
Htnnrn, visited the Club Hlplco Argen
tluo, which held u grand tournament and
presented one of its finest horses to the
ex-President. With the animal went a
native saddle and bridle mounted in silver.
EX-MAYOR SHANK IN VARIETY.
Will llealn "lllah l.lvlna Coal" Lec
tures In Kansas City,
l.vtilAN'Arot.ts, Ind., Dec. 4. Korin'r
.Mayor Iaw Shank will begin his vaude
ville engagement for forty weeks on Hun
day at Kansas City, Mo. Ills subject
I will be "Tho High Cost of Living" und
will be Illustrated with moving picture i
showing the difference between living now
:,n'1 n 'o years ago.
f'om a cold lu the head. Ills condition
'"' irason said that the President
''' hue to remain awuy from his of-
llcfs until the III xt of next week. ,
All engagements for to-morrow. Includ-
In-' "" regular Cahln-t meeilng, have
LIFE CONVICTS GOING TO SCHOOLl
..... . " " .
CorreaiMindriiCf on me lu Hp Opened
Lincoln", N-b- Dec t -A mrrcimnd.
'"c'' "l'hool noir- for ambitious convicts
I to be opened by the Cnlverslty of Ne-
braska. confined to those at the State
Thirty men have applied to have their
names enrolled as students. Four of the
tliltty lire ""lifers."' I-.very "lifer"" ex-,
pects to be pardoned some time.
The rourse will include arithmetic,
1.1.. l..l.,.B.... ..Ill 1... ,K I.... I... I mi.A
wa.rien annmoweM ih.n .ert,.m ere.iit-w ill
to each student for work per
formed in the course.
MRS. BISHOP NOW ASKS DECREE
llnnker'a Wife Chnnaes Her Mind
and Will Glvfe Up naaahler.
Mis. Abigail Hancock nishop, who an
nounced recently that she wouldn't ask
for mml ,,,.. of AWnne Uom James
Cunningham HIshopi the banker, hut
ould have her interlocutory decree an-
,mll,-.l. ehatiged her mind yesterday and
through her attorney. Daniel P. Havs
ii...i .. i.h, i ,, f- ., ,i,..i a..
.-lima ii for a linal de- .
eiee. j The neeisslty tor action of tins ,ir-
In the paiieis filed Mrs. Illshop agrees ruler arises ilue oUt ,, xtmist. ; Su.
to have annulled the provision of her de-j llvan's assuiances to tin- nv.il fid mis
cree giving he,- the ,-ustodv of her fifteen- In last summer's n nlut urn in .-a, no
year-old daughter Nathalie, and the lat-i Domingo that If thev nouM slup U; t i i -i
ler win siop trie prooci nings inougui oy
h r hgal guardhn. Phoenix lngt.ih.tm.
to have her custody transferred lo her i While this assurance on the part uf
lather. Mrs. Illshop askfd that some pro-I Minister Sullivan was imr.lv tin r, sir"
vWlon be mailt- lu her decree so that slnl of carrying the Wilson policy tu its lig
wlll bo assured of her alimony. 1 cal conclusion It was going a littlu fui-
.lustlce Libitum referred the appllca-' ther than the Admlnistialloii leall.v in
tluii to Justice CotT. who tried the Bishop ' tentltd to go. Now, howevei. Sn-retar
case. Ilryan Is confionli tl with tin- In ces'lty
GAS KILLS JOHNSON BONDSMAN. .
; ,n ,
Clltf.vno, Dec. I Matthew S llalilvvin, ,
a wealthy retlretl real estate dealer llv-
I Ing In Fvaristoii, was found dead this
'afternoon In the bathroom of the home
of Ills daughter. The room was tilled
with gas IsMilng from a tube which was
disconnected from a heater. While the
I deputy coroner who Investigated the cir
' t uuist a lices believes death was accidental
! In- ordered an Inquest.
Hahlwln attracted much attention sev
eral months ago when lm signed the
bonds of Jack Johnson, the negro pngi-
list, chaigttl with violating the Maun act
The case of Johnson Is still befoto the
courts on ail appeal.
! BIG SNOWSTORM IN COLORADO.
Public llulldliiKS In Denver Shelter
the "Lost" Public.
Drsvi:a, Dec t. ne nf the greatest
snow .stoiins In the history of Color.ul
i stteets. The storm was general through
out the State, the snow on level ground
being three fi et deep.
All traftlc was stopped iute long he.
fine nlRht and shoppers and shupgtiN
weie unable lu reach tin Ir homes. Puhl.i
buildings were opened to .'ni-omuiod.it'
those who wen- unable tu find their way
on account nf the blinding drift.
The Auditorium Theatre was the tll't
downtown building lo open its doors to
the "lost" public. All the holds fnllow".!
suit. Kven the State Capitol Is tilled with
persons who are unable lo llnd the r
NEGRESS GETS A STATE JOB.
Civil Service 1,1st Brings Her Into
nrnclrncy Depart men I.
Al.liANV, Dec I. When State Com
mlssliiiier of Hllli'l-ncy und Kconomy John
II, Delaney lecelved u civil service list a
few days ago from which to select a
typewriter copyist he tlually came upon
the untile of Miss Julia It, Johnson uf
Yonkers. The young woman was noil
lied that slm hud been appointed,
When Miss Julia Johnson appeared at
the department there was some surprise
because she was n negres-H. It was said
there was some protest from the other
girls In the department, but Commissioner
Delaney said to-night:
"No protest has been mads to me by
any employee and I expect none,"
rillLAIlKLrillA OAKY NLKKI'KK. Via
Hurrliburg. I. v.. Perm. It. It.. Ilroml St,
station, Philadelphia, at Tir.o P. M diillr wi
train No. C.7. Adore" Norfolk A Western Hull
way Co., 1211 Broadway, N. Y., for d-Malls.
NEAR VITAL TEST
Decisive Steps May Be Taken
hy U. S. in Santo
P1KHUSKI) 15 V EXVOV
31inister .Sullivan lias Guar
anteed Fair Election to
Warring Fuel ions.
sriMinvisiox is plaxxkm
Ilryan Projects Sending of l,aiyi'
Corps of Officials as
Wasiiinoton-, Dec. 1 Secretin uf
State Hrjan Is confronted with a con
crete example of the onerous responsi-
. ..... . .,. . ,
nm1 obligations likely to , lm
posed upon the Prilled States by an at
tempt to give ptactical application to
t. demand of the Wilson Administration
tor teal constitutional government In the
1 I.'itln-Atncrii'nn countries,
"--e or actio,, ,o he decided
by the President ami Ills
j v., uii.i inn pi-iii'iiuj ui
State In the next few hours with refer-
eine to the situation In Santo Domingo Is
likely to commit this (ioverimieiit to a
policy of Interference In the political af
lalis of the Caribbean count lies to an
extent that never before has been con
templated. It Is proposed by the State Department
to send Into Santo Domingo n large num
ber of officials familiar with the Latin
American lountrles for the purpose of
"observing" the ilections to In- held thi ro
on the IJih of this month. This proce
dure Is now before President Wilson for
l.s approval anil It Is cvpnied lie will
decide the mailer within tw nt.v-four
hours. It Is necessary. If anything is
to be done, that u decision be icachui
Action taken by James M. Sullivan, the
New York I.uvjit who represented JacH
Hose, the gambler, in the Meeker tilal,
and who was selected by .Mr. Hrnu to
supersede W. W. Ituse, a veteran, as
Minister to Santo Domingo, nrartlcitlv
' compels the Htute Department to
j somethllig of this sort III the coming elec
t Inns. Thu plan put up lo t It-- President
1" thought by department rti,.,.,. to 1m
the best way out of the dilemma.
.iiiiiier went T
me i ninn
Slates unnlil iitteiiii.t t
giiarante,. a fair .Ict.on this wuit. r
of making good on the guarantee which
was a most potuit factor In bringing to
an end the lighting of last suiuiiH-i.
Then- Is no doubt about tlm enrntst d. -sire
of Picsldrnt Wilson and Mt. Itrv.ui
to enforce gi inline onstitiitloiialltv ,u
the Dominican ,-b ctlons, but there is a
v cry t onslderalili hesltiiuc.v over the pisi
tlc-il problems involved In putting this de
sire Into execution. The Administration
I is inbai rassed ov r the n aliz.itioii of
what this action In Santo Pomumo niav
mean in futuie relations with Mexico and
other Caribbean countries subject to tin
lent political upheavals.
At tlm same time tlnte i prt sent -u
tin- minds of Statu I pat inieiii off-
I clals a real fear that If Minister Sull'
I van's guaranties are wholly Ignunii then
tht- "outs" in Santo Domingo will dedii-i
tin in Ives aggtleved tollowmg the dic
tion and prt i-ipilatc hostilities against the
f oiiipriiiiils,. Plan dupled.
The proiusal to send "observers" into
S.mtu Dumlugu Is then fore a coiiipioinisn
plan suggested as the next best ililna
to aitu.il supervision of tin- rlntious
The obstiveis according to tin ptes.n.
plan, will unhide som.i numbers of thu
diplomatic servlcu who call be spired fo
the duty, American emplo.vecs of tin- re
ccivcishlp of customs In Santo Domingo,
and ill addition Ami rlc.in officials from
Polio I'.K'", 'vh'u li is close to Santo Do
liiingo. It is propos.il to send these observe!
oiio tin, various States of the Dominican
j npuhl.c In tin' nope ,av un-i. ,.r.-c .-
will have a sttung inuiai unci ami uis-
i out-age mix- irregularities Tin- on
serveis, it Is also proposed, will suggc-'
wn)s ami means for an actual super v
slon of subsequent elections ill San
The situation in Santo Domingo is '
bad that many Americans familiar w
It nre now predicting that there w II
a revolution Inside of two months re;:
less of the presence! of any imps of "n
servers dining tlm mining d- 'oi
Minister Sullivan. It is said, is K ahead
on the theoi") thnt any .issiuan, lm ma
give ilval leaders will he h.i.-ked up li
the extent of tlloUsuliils uf alllliti nu-ll
and many ships to be sent bv oulir of
the lisllingtoli tlovelllliieut.
II is well icaliziil In-rc. however, that
Hie Administration has not yut leached
tint point win re it Is ready to take such
drastic action and that theieforo Mill
Inter Sullivan's talk Is likely to be found
a trlllo stronger than ills tlovernincnt s
Minister Sullivan, It .s learned lieu-,
told leadors of tho opposition thai I 'j'
only would the United Stales an pt to
limine tin- fullness or he riutois t
would t r x to guarantiiii In ! i
Practical action on the Ims.j of ibsae
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