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tion i6-preparjB4to meet Zanata with
a large sum of money, which will be
given the rebel leader in return for
assurances that places over which
the French flag flies will not be mo
lested. If Zapata contemplates an imme
diate attack on MextcoQty it would
appear that he has broken the bar
gain which he made with Gen. Villa
to hold back until the latter had
taken Saltillo. If Zapata should at
tack Mexico City it is understood he
will not oppose the rebels from the
north, but will prepare the way for
Villa's triumphant entry.
The capture by the constitutional
ists of Tampico means that both Villa
and Zapata can obtain arms and am
munition through the port and this,
it is believed, will hasten then attack
on the capital.
Washington. The Huerta media
tion delegates left Havana yesterday.
There are scheduled to arrive here
Butte, Mont. Shooting of Mrs.
Edgar McClure, wife of general man
ager mining company operating in
northern part of state, being inves
tigated. McClure is son of St. Louis
Oshkosh, Wis- Body of new-born
infant found In Fox rive?.
"Astoria, Ore. Five men dead re
sult of fire which destroyed ware
house of Columbia River Packers'
Ass'n. Feared more fatalities.
New York. John Burke, Indian
apolis, ex-sup't Panama canal com
mission, Indicted by federal grand
jury, "charged with taking $10,000 in
bribes. Isaac Brandon, sugar dealer;
Robert Wilcox, oil man, and Jacob
Salas, tobacco merchant, indicted,
charged with bribing Burke to buy
Radcliffe, la. Private bank of
Radcliffe, with capital of $50,0Q0 and
deposits of twice that amount, closed.
Whereabouts of Pres. H. D. Himmel j
New York. Two wore Vera Gruz
dead reached American soil yester
day afternoon on hospital ship Solace
with 31 sick and wounded,
and Cashier J. E. Himmell, who left
with their families, unknown.
j Racine, Wis. Geo. Myers, 38,
watchman at gas office, suicided. Be
lieve glief over death of mother.
Racine, Wis. Police force seeking
Geo. Brunning, who broke away
from home quarantine for smallpox.
Tulsa, Okla. Frank Coulson, 29,
shot arid probably fatally wounded by
father, J. Coulson, who said he fired
in self-defense when son, a drug
fiend, attacked him with chair. "
Mansfield, La. J. J. Steele, mer
chant, shot and lulled Miss Hattie
Boyeston, clerk, then suicided.
Des Moines, la. Probe of federal
grand jury of alleged violation of
Sherman anti-trust laws by "Master
Plumbers' Ass'n of America expected
to result in hundreds of indictments.
Denver. J. J. Mayer, mining man,
Cleveland, suicided by jumping from
seventh story of Brown Palace Hotel.
New York. Mrs. Murphy has
given birth to 55-pound youngster.
No one surprised at size of child. Mrs.
Murphy is hippo in the Central Park
London. Charged with being
drunk and disorderly, James Rey
nolds said he was celebrating birth
of 14th child. Dismissed.
THE WAITRESSES STRIKE
The entire situation in the wait
resses' strike will be laid before the
Chicago Federation of Labor Sunday
and it is believed definite action will
The question will be brought be
cause of the threat that the restau
rant trust was planning to lock-out
all union employes...
It is believed there will be a settle- ,
ment of the brickmakers' strike if
the brick bosses grant the proposed
increase of one cent an- hour.