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AMERICANS STILL BEING MISTREATED
MEDIATION PLANS NOT SETTLED
Vera Cruz, April 30. Mexico's I cate that mistreatment of Americans
agreement to mediation is not with- in Mexico continue.
out reservation. Dictator Huerta has
not made up his mind as to how far
he is willing to go toward bringing
about peace and the matter of re
signing has apparently not been con
sidered by him.
This situation in the Mexican capi
tal was clearly indicated in a mes
sage received by our correspondent
from Lopez Portillo y Rojes, secretary
of foreign affairs.
"Up to now mediation is acceptable
to Mexico in principle only," Rojas'
message stated. "As soon as the de
tails of mediation to which Mexico is
willing to agree are decided upon I
will be in a better position to make a
statement. I hope mediation will bring
a solution acceptable to the dignity
of both governments."
The government of the city will be
formally turned over to General Fun
ston at two o'clock tomorrow.
All naval artillery was being col
lected today and taken to the ter
minal ready to be returned to the
ships. The bluejackets will begin re
turning to their ships tomorrow at
noon and the troops under command
of General Funston will then take
'control of the city.
Washington. That Villa wants
Mexico divided and Gen. Herrara
made president of the northern part,
was information brought to the White
House yesterday by Herbert M. Dean,
a moving picture operator who has
been living with the rebel leader for
several months. The difference be
tween the people of the north and
south is given as Villa's reason for a
partition of that country.
New Orleans, La. Urgent request
for immediate assistance in form of
battleship contained in cipher mes
sage to Sec'y Bryan. Messages re
ceived from Mexican ports and state
ments of refugees arriving here indi-1
Terre Haute, Ind. Unusual spec
tacle of prosecuting attorney testify
ing for defendant given when Rich
ard A. Werneke, prosecuting attor
ney for Vigo county, testified for
Mayor Roberts on trial for election
Detroit. Confirmation of loss of
steel freighter Benjamin Noble in
gale on Lake Superior given by offi
cials of Capital Trans. Co. Vessel
carried crew of 16 men.
Peoria, III. Although girl testified
she had retained her chastity, jury -in
Federal Court found Nick Bomes
guilty of white slavery in transport
ing Mildred Novales from Iron Moun
tain, Mich., to Galesburg, 111.
New York. Agreement for con
solidation of New York Central and
Lake Shore railroads adopted by di
rectors of N. Y. Central
Oshkosh, Wis. Ceo. Diehl, work
man, drowned in Fox river. Ran off
a bridge of the Bascule type.
THREE IRONWORKERS GRANTED
The United States Circuit Court of
Appeals yesterday granted a rehear
ing to three of the ironworkers con
victed in the famous dynamite cases
at Indianapolis. The plea of three
others for a rehearing was refused-
The three who will get a rehearing
are: Olaf A. Tveitmoe, San Fran
cisco; Richard H. Houlihan, Chicago,
and William C. Bernhardt, Cincin
nati. The three denied :are: William
Shupe, Chicago; George Anderson,
Cleveland; Peter J. Smith, Cleveland.
The order was entered by Judges
Seaman, Baker and Mack.
The petition of the three successful
men was entered last January.
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