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IVOL LXXXVL, NO. -135. SALT LAKE CITY, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 26, 1913. 12 PAGES FIVE CENTS. H
sS democratic Leaders Again
! Discuss the Membership of
J President Wilson's Of-
asaa ficial Family.
i
?f ;FOUR NAMES HAVE
:. BEEN AGREED UPON
They Are Biyan, McAdoo,
h" ; Daniels and Burleson;
Goethals May Be Sec
" retary of War.
fe WASHINGTON. Feb. L'5. Ii was slated
aids positively tonight In his congressional
J&l quarters closely Identlllcd with the In
coming: administration of President-elect
kali "Wilson lliat the following: cabinet appolnt
;ments had been determined upon dcll-
I Secretary of stale William Jennings
D'an of Nebraska.
Secretary of the treasury William G.
k'Adoo of Now York.
Postmaster general Albert S. TJurle
)ii of Texas.
Scorcuiry of the navy Josepluis Dan
4s of North Carolina.
The foregoing names and positions are
lid to have advanced entirely beyond
it slagc of conjecture or gossip, and
ecomc finalities in the forthcoming: cabl
et list. Other places in thc cabinet are
i I'd to be reasonably settled, with the
Cceptlou of the portfolios of war and
nrfcuiture.
Tlic namo uf W. .Mitchell Palmer of
cnnsylvaiiln. which has been mentioned
romliicntly In connection with the at
rney generalship, now is dclinltely
Undiluted. It appears that a cabinet
ositlon was tendered to Mr. Palmer and
cclined, Ihe expectation being that he
'oud remain In the house of reprosen
itlves to be in a sense the personal rep
;?tntatlvc of Mr. Wilson in the impor
it legislation about to be formulated,
lurleson to Resign.
TIiIk plan was carried into partial cre
ation late today when the announce
lent of Uepresentative liuiieson that he
ould resign the position or chairman
( the Democratic house caucus at an
arly day. was coupled with the an
junceiiieiit by house leaders that Mr.
'aimer would succeed as chairman of
lie mucus.
Other names which have been proml
icntly mentioned for the attorney gen
ralshlp. but which now arc definitely
Hinlnated from this or other cabinet
portfolios an; Chancellor Walker of New
crsty and lieprcsontatlve Henry of
'uas. Chancellor Walker was highly
s?nded and it Is probably due to his
"vn wishes that his name is no longer
nnsldcrcd, Tlie determination of Rep
ecntsillve Burleson of Texas for the
XKtniastcr generalship had tho natural
fleet of eliminating Mr. Henry's name
rem fui'her consideration, he being also
roni Texas,
'rominent Figure.
Mr. McAdoo in the recent .campaign
ten a prominent figure and was In
!large of the Democratic forces much
the time when National Chairman
UeComba was 111. He has been assocl
'IfJ Willi some of the foremost business
"Derations In American history, including
J bnuinK of the so-called McAdoo sys
'cm or tunnels under Ihe Hudson river
n New York
osephus Daniels of Raleigh. N. C
long 1i;ib lmon Democratic national com
mitteeman from hie state. He is the
Klltor of the Raleigh News and Ob
server, in the last Cleveland adminis
tration Mr. Daniels was In Washington
ciilef clerk and appointment, clork
tiie Interior department under Scc-torj-
Hoke Smith, now senator from
OeorclM.
' Representative Burleson of Austin,
tok, i,rt S(.ryc(i nearly llftec-n years
In congress, having been elected ilrst
wmw tile Fifty-sixth congress, and he was
URWBr0"Clerlci1 lo Slxlv-ll,,,d congress 1;tst
C'Wcrs of Governor Wilson in tho house
-JB! P'efittitatlvcs from the beginning of
rS-B ""mventlon contest last spring
iUjjjBV1'1 loo1t il Prominent part in the .dec
voKiM campaign In congress his chief
eon as a member of the up-1
Mtijy"'0Priatl(ms committee
aSoethals Mentioned.
jlf formation from other source;; save as
K jMraticcs that Col. George W. Goethals.
.fiMWW1 engineer and chairman of the Pan
'mf Canal cmni'n'sslon. Is under consld-
VQn f secretary of war. Some close
"flR " of tho ""coniliifr administration
Ikl JlV fcU t1,aL a lawyer should be chosen
I toi1 nf the war department In view
' fltt th 'CBal c'u';8tlf-,ns Involved relatln'g to
pjjBf Panama canal, tho Philippines und
Sko 11 ,mt,ortant- "natters, and they point
it& VRih llne of lawyers who have headed
ifKh IeparVuent, such as Root. Taft, Dlck
SwmSI a,Kl SUmson. Colonel Goethal's
CUrct5, however, hac given him proml
ieKBCe 1,1 t'onulderation of this portfolio.
"i ?fl?Yi CoubuI Nominated.
f fltiWM m,VQT0N' 2i.-Prrldont Tnft num-
Tl MTt litr Janict A' Sntllli of Vorinont to lie
Wis ,ral . Calcutta, In-Jla.
"J Ml'-
' ' i9
Jonathan B. B ournc, U. S. I
ocnator from Oregon, wLo
may be succl for divorce.
nm MRS. HUM
iLLH DIVORCE
Quits Washington Suddenly
for the West; Senator
in the Dark.
Uy International News Service.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 23. -The sudden
and mysterious departure today of Mrs.
Jonathan B. Bourne, wife of the junior
senator from Oregon, caused much com
ment among society loadors of tho capi
tal. Apparently no one seems to know
why she started westward so quietly.
"f do not know whether my wife in
tends to bring an action for divorce."
said Senator .Bourne, after sho left.
Senator and Mrs. Bourne have been
social favorites here. They were mar
ried in Chicago on November 23, 1S93
Their homes In Washington and Port
land were known for their generous so
cial spirit and Mrs. Bourne was a leader
In the senatorial set. She Is the daugh
ter of Franklin Wyatt of San Francisco.
RYAN IS' TRYING
TO END STRIKE
Iron Workers' Head Is Discuss
ing Plan to Terminate Long
Industrial "Warfare.
INDIANAPOL.IS, Feb. 25. Possible
methods of ending the strike of the In
ternational Association of Bridge and
Structural Iron Workers, which has con
tinued for seven years against "open
shop" contractors, were discussed at thc
association's annual convention today.
President Frank M. Ryan reported the
union was formlnjr plans lo treat with
the contractors looking .toward a settle
ment. Most of the "open shop" con
tractors are members of the National
lSrcctors association. j
It was to promote this strike. It was
charged at the dynamite conspiracy trial
here last December, that John J. McNa
mara, then secretary of the union, re
sorted lo the use of explosives. Presi
dent Ryan and thirty-two other union of
ficials were convicted of conspiracy In
connection with the plots.
The suggestion for a possible settlement
was made by Ryan at a secret session of
the convention. Afterwards ho stated
that thc pltm had not developed to the
extent that a conference between union
officials and tho contractors had been
arranged.
Ryan and ten other delegates who are
attending the convention were recently
released rrom the Leavenworth penllen
Uarv on bonds. So far tho convention has
been devoted to preliminary business.
TAFT URGES PAYMENT
TO PANAMA AT ONCE
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25.-111 a special
message to emigres today, President
Taft urgently recommended the Immedi
ate appropriation of 5230.000 for thc first
annual payment to Panama, under tho
terms of the treaty by which Panama
"avo tho United States permission to build
Tins Panama canal. The treaty provided
that, In adltlon to ?10.000,000 In gold paid
for tho canal zone, an ujinunl sUm ot
$2"0,000 was to bi Psiid as long as the
tn-aty existed, beginning nine years
attar" ratification of tho treaty. The first
nayment is due February 2G. Secretary
Iviiox soinu time ago asked for such un
or propiiatlon, but none hns been made.
therefore most earnestly urge lmme
.iiafV action as absolutely necessary to
, SS government In position to ro
s iond at once to Its treaty obligations.."
sahl President Taft In hiu message
Miller Left No Will,
OAKWNU. CaI., Kob. 25.-JoAciiln Mlllor. Ibo
Pnct of tliu Slcrrua." who tl!;! licro a week
J0 lut BAliirdny. left no will. Itl wMow Mod
aniillQUtloB toiUjr for lolUn of adrnlnl.lratlo.t.
C l 1.13 P-rnon-l Property t 10M and 11,.
' , l.ronofty "I" PXCW Of tlO.COO."
Mil K ! cum Hi U.o I'ledmuni roo.l.lllu )u,o
been v-luoil nl 47S.00O. In addition he Icavw copy-
rlclifi 011 ,,ls "0lUt
DR. FRIEDMANN
RECOGNIZED Bl
GOVERNMENT
i
Foreign Physician, Who
Claims That He Has Cure
for Tuberculosis, Arrives
in New York City.
OFFICIAL WELCOME
TENDERED TO HIM
Turns Over Quantity of His
Bacilli to Be. Tested by
the U. S. Hospital
Service.
N-EW YORK, Feb. 25. -The United
States government took official'
recognition of tho claim of Dr.
Frederick F. Friedmann to the
discovery of a cure for tubercu
losis, when by the order of the surgeon
general, a physician of the United States
marine hospital service. Dr. Milton H.
Foster, was sent to meet thc young Ger
man physician on his arrival here today
aboard the steamship Kronprinzessin Ce
cil! e.
At the request of the government sur
geon, Dr. Friedmann consented to turn
over a quantity of his bacilli to be test
ed by tho government and to'demonatrato
the efficacy of his cure before physi
cians of tho hospital aorvice.
Dr. Friedmann, who comes to this
country at the invitation of Charles B.
Finlay, a New York banker, who hopes
tho physician will be able to cure his
son-in-law of tho disease, declared to
night that his remedy was not a secret,
and that he purposed lo make known "to
all the world" the method by which It
was created, and the manner In which
It was administered. It consists of ba
cilli taken from a turtle in which tu
berculosis bacilli from a human being had
been injected, he explained.
Discusses His Remedy.
"I have been working upon the cure
for fourteen years, and In tho last two
and a half years I have treated from
2500 to 3000 patients," he asserted. "How
many I have absolutely cured I cannot,
estimate, but their number has run Into
the hundreds. The remedy cures all
forms of tuberculosis except such cases j
as are quite hopoless that Is, on tho
point of death. The process Is a slow
one. but tho first effects are to be seen
two or three weeks after inoculation.
The time when an absolute cure can be
said to be effected Is a matter of months,
Thc method of administering is 50 per
cent of the cure.
"I want all mankind to-benefit by my
dlsoovory- I already have turned over
some- of my bacilli to the German gov
ernment, and I am very glad to turn
it over to thc American government."
Denies $1,000,000 Offer.
Dr. Friedmann denied that he had been
offered $1,000,000 by Mr, Finlay If he
would cure 05 out of 100 patients In tills
country. He admitted that he was to
receive a "substantial compensation" In
event Uiat he cured the banker's son-in-law.
Ray Paris, of this city,
"L am not mercenary,'' he said. "All
I care about is sufficient reward to
enable me to demonstrate my cure to
the world'
Dr. Friedmann, who was accompanied
by an assistant and a private secretary,
was met at tho pier by Mr. Finlay and
taken as his guest to a banquet tonight
.at the Lotus club. Tho surgeon brings
a quantity ot his bacilli with him which
he expects to administer to tho banker's
son-in-law tomorrow.
CARDINAL TO
SUFFRAGETTES
Accepts Flag From "Gen." Rosa
lie Jones, but; Declines to
Commit; Himself.
BALTIMORE, Md.. Feb. 25. Cardinal
Gibbons received thc suffragist army of
thc Hudson In audience today, and wan
presented with a "Votes for Women"
flag by "General" Rosalie Jones, who
also expressed the hope that thc cardi
nal would Join them in their fight for
woman's rights. Tho cardinal received
the banner, but declined to commit him
self to the cause his callers advocated. He
assured them that he felt honored by
thoir visit and hoped they would not find
tho hearts of the legislatures as hard as
the ground they had trodden on or the
stones they had stumbled over on their
long Journey. Ho shook hands with each
of thc hikers and gave them his blessing
upon their departure.
Calling upon Acting Mayor Hu
bert at tho cltv hall, to whom "General"
Joint delivered a letter of greeting from
the mayor of Wilmington. Del., thc army
wuk entertained at luncheon by the Sons
of Jove, an electrical engineers' organization.
Salaries Are Raised
WASHINGTON', I"cb. 25. That ft nian cannot
llvo nn J720 u year nd "kcop up appcaruui'rn"
wna tho iler.llon of Uio sonntn tonlcht when It
overturned Its poatofflco committer, voted out All
ITl'O naUrlr for postut clerltii and mnll i-arrloro
tod avccplnd llic J500 minimum oaUry prarlounly
fixed by the liouso-
WILSON'S PET
MEASURE KILLED
AS HEJESIGHS
Democratic Members of New
Jerse' Legislature Organ
, ize Filibuster When the
Governor Resigns.
EXECUTIVE APPEARS
SOMEWHAT PEEVED
Threatens to Take Stump
and Inform the People
Whence the Opposi
tion Emanates.
By International News Service.
PRINCETON', N. J.. Feb. 25. Hardly
had President-elect Wilson's resignation
as governor of New Jersey been filed
with Secretary of State Crater today
when the Democratic members of the
house of assembly organised a filibuster
and tabled one of the governor's pel
measures the jury commission bill tbar.
constituted a part of thc reform pro
gramme he hoped to put Into effect be
fore laying down thc reins of office. The
governor's appointments are now all In
Hie hands of the legislature and the in
dividual legislators whose friends are
thus taken care of have nothing more
to ask. of the governor and apparently
nothing to give to him in thc way of
support.
The result was that the governor was
in a fighting framo of mind in thc after
noon, and gave expression to some caus
tic criticisms of the men opposing his
programme.
"Vcs," he said when the newspaper
correspondents entered his private office
for the evening conference, "it docs look
as If thc Jury commission bill Is beaten,
but I don't believe It. The opposition
proceeds from well-known sources. It
Is. perfectly well known that-the persons
who are exerting pressure on thc leg
islature to defeat this bill are those who
wish to control thc grand Juries of the
state because they wisli to break the
law. Thc people of the state will un
derstand that abundantly before I get
through with It."
Threatens to Speak.
It had been hinted In thc afternoon
that the governor had made veiled threats
to go Into Hudson county, whenco the
opposition la said to emanate, and tell
the facts to the voters in a public
speech. When asked about this, thc
governor said:
"It wouldn't surprise me at all."
Asked If he would undertake to do
this immediately, ho replied:
"It doesn't have to be done now. I can
do St as president of the United States
If I wish."
Tho grand jury bill was defeated by
the overwhelming vote of 31 to II.
The measure had previously been ta
bled, but was revived on a motion to
reconsider and advance to second read
ing after a special message had been
rucclved from Governor Wilson, who hod
received intimation of the plan to shelve it.
It was after the governor's message had
been read that the assembly, In defiance
of thc message, allowed tho bill to re
main tabled.
Governor's Message.
The governor's message, bristling In
every sentence, was as follows:
To the Legislature: I wish to call
your attention to the Imperative
necessity of effecting an Immediate
reform of the present system by which
grand and petit juries are chosen In
this state. Many honorable and no
table men have occupied the office
of sheriff in our several counties.
Many men of the highest character
now fill that office, but again and
again, by obtaining control of the
office of Hlierlff. thc Interests that
have corrupted this state, which have
defied Ihe laws, which have built up
selfish private interests, which have
sought to get the state in the clutch
of pcrsonul political machines, have
bent the law to their own use, and
I speak with absolute confidence when
I say that I know public opinion In
this state cries out and demands re
form In no hesitating or doubtful
character which shall take the se
lection of grand Juries out of the
handa of the sheriffs., and place It
elsewhere. A bill i pending heforo
vou which seeks to effect thin object
In a way which has proved excellent
in operation In other states.
Permit mo to urge you In the namo
of thc people to redeem the expecta
tions which have been formed of us
and to bring this matter to a con
clusion, Those who hesitate in this
mutter will lie under a very grave
responsibility
The bill will be called up again tomor
row and tills time the governor, fore
warned, will be on the Job with his little
whip. The men who oppose tho bill will
have to reckon with him.
The govcrnor'3 resignation was placed
In Ihe hands of the secretary of state
about noon. It goes Into effect at noon
next Saturday. March 1. The governor
also notified both houses of the legis
lature of his resignation and the legis
lature will meet at noon Saturday to
lnsta.ll Senator Joseph F. Fielder as act
ing governor.
Tho governor was so busy with state
affairs today that ho had no time to give
attention lo national business, It Is
underatood that his cabinet Is practically
completed and that all that remains Is
for him to wrlto It down on a piece vt pa
per and announce It to tho public
F. J. Fielder, president of
thc New Jeney senate, wno
will succeed oodrow Wilson
as governor -when tkc latter
retires on March 1.
CSiyHTHED
Walking Delegate Is Said to
Have Been Killed by Con
tractors' Orders.
NEW YORK, Feb. 23. Abraham Stein-'
berg, a walking delegate, was murdered
on orders of buttonhole contractors who
feared his labors would injure their busl
I ness, according to tho alleged confession
today of Harry Wagner, the man charged
with the killing. Wagner, who was ar
rested shortly after the murder on Janu
ary 7, confessed to the police, they say,
that he committed thc crome for $50 and
because of a threat that he would be
prosecuted for forgery. Thc object of the
contractors was to prevent tho signing of
a contract, arranged by Steinberg, which
"woulfl"haVo .eliminated them as middle
men and caused the clothing manufactur
ers and the National Buttonhole Makers'
union to deal directly with each other.
Wiigner, the police say, named Abra
ham FlalkofC as the buttonhole contractor
whose name he bad forged to checks.
Fialkoff. his lS-year-oId daughter, and
Louis Wclnstein, also a buttonhole con
tractor, were arrested today, the men
charged with homicide and the girl with
being an accessory after the fact.
IJ. Q. CRITCHLOW
j CLAIM ADJUSTED
Former Salt Laker "Will Be
Granted Concession by Gov-
eminent of Panama.
Special to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON', Feb. 25. Through tho
diplomatic assistance of the state de
partment, the claim of John Q. Critch
low of Salt Lake City, Utah, a member
of the 1007 legislature of tluit slate, has
been settled by the Panama govern
ment. Mr. Crltchlow and his associate,
Walter C. Stanton of Panama, will prob
ably be granted a tract of land for colo
nization on similar terms" to those under
which ho held a former concession in
Chlrliiul, which. the national assembly of
Panama declined to ratify.
The claimants obtained n concession to
12,n00 hectares of land during the ad
ministration of former President Arose
mena. The national assembly, which
was unfriendly to Arosemena. declined
to ratify the concession. Mr, Crltchlow's
franuhise provided for the colonisation
of a tract of land In Chlrlqui with
American farmers. He had undertaken
to transport and settle on his land about
100 American families, to build roads and
establish sugar plantations and other In
dustries roiiulrlng. native labor.
MINES BUREAU - " '
BILL IS SIGNED
Measure That Means Much for
the "West Is Approved by
'President Taft.'
WASHINGTON, .Feb. . 2o President
Taft sijfued today u. bill ,wiich' ui'drc
clearly defines tho functions and
broadens I lie scope of the federal
bureau of mines. This not is tho lirsr
goucrul recognition by tlie yoverument
of all ibranches of tho uiininj: industry,
aevordhij to J?eproso:itative Jvoster,
chairman of tho house committee on
mines and mining1.
"Tl.c bureau of mines retains its
original namo under tho law," he said,
"but it becomes a bureau of toiains,
metallurgy and mineral technology, and
this language roprcfeeuts the wider
scope of the new organization.'''
Tho purposes of tho new organiza
tion are better to safeguard the lives
of the men engaged in hazardous occu
pations, to prevent unnecessary waste
of natural resources nnd to uid in the
general upbuilding of mining,
Aviator Killed.
COLOGNE, finrmnr. Feb. 53, Bruno Worntuen,
.in -viator, full trom height ot 100 cct l ilaiic
alar, noar llonn, today, ond wan Ulllotl.
BIG REVOLT IN I
MEXICO BEGINS; I
EMILIO MADERO I
REPORTED SLAIN I
Governor of Coahuila, Backed I
1 By Strong" Following, I
Prepares for War. I
ZAPATISTAS ARE HOSTILE; I
BURN A MILITARY TRAIN I
SPECIAL CABLE TO THE TRIBUNE,
MEXICO CITY, Feb. 25. Out of the obscurity that has been
clouding Ihe revolutionary movements J!or the past few days,
the revolt in Coahuila province has assumed the most serious
prospect ot: all. Governor Carranza, backed by a strong following,
is openly defying the new regime, preparing to begin active war- jH
fare.
In the far south Tabasco, Campeche and Yucatan are rebellious,
but. owing to the remoteness oil these states the government does jH
not consider their attitude a menace. The Zapatistas, however, have
definitely proclaimed their hostility to the Huerta regime and to
make their position clear yesterday attacked and burned a govern
mcnt military train. jH
It was reported here tonight that Emilio Madoro, brother of!
the murdered president, had been killed by federal troops acting
under orders from the "capital. 'The report was followed by a de
tailed account of the execution and then was pronounced untrue.
As a result of the conflicting stories the fate of Emilio may not be jH
known definitely for several days.
GOVERNOR OF COAHUILA IS I
IN FIELD AGAINST HUERTA
KAGLE PASS. Tox., Feb. 25 Gov
ernor Vcuuistino Carranza of the state
of Coahuila, Mexico, who proclaimed
himself opposed to the Huerta govern
ment yesterday and marched from Sal
tillo, the slate capital, at tho head of
rebellious state troops, is reporlod to
night to be in thc vicinity of iUon
elova, 150 miles south of the border.
A force of loyal troops tinder General
Truey Aubert is said lo be en route
from Monterey to engage him.
Governor Carrauza and his followers
have seized all railroad equipment at
Monclova. The passenger train which
left ICagle Pass last night was not al
lowed to proceed farther south than
that point.
"Intones excitement prevails through
out Coahuila, according to advices re
ceived here, l-'ederal officials at. Picd
ras Negras, across the Ww Grande
from Kaglo Pass, abandoned their
posts today and. fled to the American
side of the boundary. Their lead was
followed by many of tho residents of
the town, despite assurances of the
commander f the -100 volunteer troops
which compose the Picdras Negras gar
rison, that they would not be molested.
Practically all funds, both public and
privuto, have been brought across the
Rio Grande.
PLAN TO EXTERMINATE ALL I
MADERO BROTHERS IS SEEN
Special Cable to The Tribune.
MKXICO CITV, Feb. 3. Emilio Mu
Icro, brother or tho murdered president,
has been killed by federal troops noting;
It Is believed, under orders from tho cap
ital. He Is the third of thc Madero fam
ily to fall since the outbreak of the
present revolution. A plan to exterminate
the entire Madcro family Is apparent.
Kmlllo Madcro was shot today at u
Binull place between Vllladama and Bus
tamente. The offlclul reason a.sslpncd Is
that hu was In open rebellion ajralnst thc
Iluerta-Dhi:s government.
Details are lucking, -the reports not In
dicating whether Madcro was killed In
action or wua executed according to thc
murderous pbllcy pursued toward hla
brother.
Attempting to Join Rebels.
With 'an cseort of thirty-live men. It
Is Httld, he waa attempting to Join the
rebel forces holding Laredo. Troops sent
by General Trovluo overtook the escort.
There is a suggestion that treachery
was responsible for Madcro'.s fate. The
rebel leader In thc 1-aredo district Is Gc
ronlmo Vlllareal. and ho Is a partisan or
General Trovlno. who Is suspected of hav
ing betrayed the brother or Francisco
Madcro Into the hands of the federal
troops.
In conjunction with his brother Raoul.
KmlUo Madcro a few days ago benan a
counter revolution at San Pedro, In tin
I As a result of tho departure of the
government officials, train and tele
graphic service through Picdras Nc
gras has been discontinued.
U. S. Troops on Hand. '
SAN ANTONIO. Tex., Fob. 25. Six
troops- of tho Pourteonth United States
cavalry and a machine gun platoon
arc quartered at Fort Clark, twenty
five miles from Eagle Pass. This force,
army officers declare, will bo a bio to JM
handle any situation that might arise fM
along thc boundary of thc stato of
Coahuila in connection with thc rovo
In ti on lauuched by Gonoral Carranza
of thai, stato.
Brigadier General Taskcr II. Bliss
will arrive in San Antonio tomorrow
to as-sumo command of the cavalry
division and the southern department
of thc United States army. With the
arrival of General Bliss, Brigadier
General F. Z. Stccver will be relieved
of temporary command of the depart
nienf. and will return to EI Paso as
commander of tho Second brigade.
Colonel Thomas J. Lewis, formerly
adjutant general of tho old department
of the lakes, with headquarters at St.
Paul, arrived today and assumed his
duties as adjutant of tho southern dc- jH
partmcnt.
state of Coahuila. In the expectation of
uniting the rebels about Saltlllo with
those In thc Laredo district.
Thc revolution waa understood to be
making good headway, as was indicated
by the official closing today of thc port of jJ
Xeuvo Laredo by tho new regime.
Emilio Madcro held thc rank of colonel J
of rurnles In Durango and was regarded H
as an exceptionally able Mexican com
mauder. He wax immensely popular. It
was estimated that In a short time he jH
would bu able to muster 5000 loyal men
about him. and with the assistance of H
his brother, there was a hope that within IH
a brief time they would be able lo as-
stnnblo an army formidable enough to H
challenge combat with the men who have H
xclzud the government. IH
Alberto May Be Dead.
Ominous reports are also received as to H
the fate of Albert? Madoro. an uncle of ,H
the slain president, who, according to an
uuconiinned rumor from Chihuahua, has jH
been slain. He was arrested with Gov- H
crnor Gonzales of Chihuahua for refuting H
to recognize the Tluurta. government. H
At an Important cabinet meeting late H
tonight, attended by some of the cabinet H
ministers. General Diaz and one or two H
officers, it whs decided to transfer all J
government loan: that arc to be made H
from Europe to Now York thc govern- H
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