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WARSHIPS OF MANY NATIONS LYING IN THE HARBOR OF VERA CRUZ.
CONGRESS BACKING MEXICAN POLICY Ready to Authorize Wilson to Use the Army and Navy. WASHINGTON CITES (IBAN PRECEDENT ynator?? Demand Thai Huerta Re Compelled to Apologize. Tribune Bureau. 1 , slTSBsdSgton, hpt 1 11?If the President lary in scam ;,|P ? ?'' ? purpose te lay the Mexican situation I . Monday his mc r. h -asset with * ateady response, prob? ably tn the form of a resolution authoriz :he arm?d force? of the States to enforce his demands. There was no question of the parpe ? iMmbers ,-? M to St slid behind -k. p-.-. ? ' The Sen ?sad rissattafactsSa ? poU<*7 that hitherto has been ptrt'.-* administration in takin? no a? Rg the attacks upon v- ytioai ? their property and in making the Tampico Inri? ? 'he probable opening of hw: The situation is now in the hands of Mr. Wilson 'W;.atever the President asks will be stone The actioT' nk??n i>v >President \*>Kini<*y prior ti ' ' ration of war with .?'? 'at N tiers to-.lav, who In t?r*.?'- ? -?'?.? prot ? dents for ?'Jch action I SSS may be called upr.n to take on Monday. In hi? ????.-. r-enre ? latton, Presklent M?*Kin ley BtS h. with l^'tle ;n<?'li I applied to the situation " McKsnley's Precedent. I "has prove?! ?-???? .Spall ?cd ths ?ai < -v.sined The rire of insurr' " - ??? .- ? '. ?lder **Tth ?.*?-. na hut it has not I snnot be, extm IMthoda Trie only ? on a ?condition ? .. , s?f Cuba. In the name une o' eivi'ization, atar* ?at*-, ssl the duty U the war li i facts at '_ .. to ? ? take m? - ill ana final i raen the Spain and I govern? ing order i'ioral obll i and tranquil? irtt> of its eittsens ?? ?veil un nor own and ? , ? . - Pt.-"e*- m m.<> he nesessary for those purpose Following the mess;.ce a revolution was adopted b_ the Congress authoris? ing the !';. ,!. i te USS ths land and n-*,\;,' foi ;ea Of the I'ni'.ed State,?, and It in - supplements afterward bv tie Sri declaring that war existed between Bpain ami the United Btatoa The ? - ond clause of tins resolution provided that. "The President of the United States be. and he iiei'*'?v is directed and em? powered t?"> UM Ihe entire land and naval forces of the Unlt?ed states, and to call Hi?- factual service of the United states the idilltia of the several states te, such extent as may he ncc s-ai y to set ;m?-> effect ' ? resolution which Congress will asi"Pt on Mcnday, should developmenta isary, probably will he re? stricted to nn authoi Isatlen to the I ident to use the aimed forces of the United States. Shively Demands Apology. Senator Bhlvaly, acting as chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, marifeste?! soms reluctance in discuss? ing thl in situation in view of the ' li?t has arisen. "1 will say this." he said. "The ac? tion of the President to-day will Mttle the whole matter. There will be ro draw ire tack by the United Btatea It the salute in not fired a.s we have de manded the marines will he lande?!. The Mexicans will he punished for their in* suits to the nag and fer their impu? dence when we demande?! redress. I'ntH we hear from the Presldenl the Foreign Relations Committee will take n?r? action. Nothing can he d'?ne until Huerta'? ve pi) t?? the Piesldent - i <*d.?? "It seems absurd to me," said Senator IfcCuraber, "that this country should in? tervene in Mexico or attempt to set up a new government because a few sailors have Veen arrested. I do not mind Inter? vention for reasons which will Justify it Amerls^an citizens have been killed and their property confiscated?but I do not like the present excuse " Senator- Nnrris took mn?*h the same view .is Senator Mcf'umber. "It wo'ild be an advantage to Huerta to be beaten by a great power." he ssald, ' rather than to he whipped by Villa, who would probably kll! him If he captured him. I do not like wrangling over a sa? lute: we should take a firmer stand on the murder of Americana and think leas SbOOt tew a salute is to be fired to th* ?Sag. ' "This ought to bung the matter to an end," said Senator lloke Smith. "Thi President s action is highly BatlSfSCtOI "A refolution will be passed without dear giving the President authority t< USS the ?and and naval forOQS If !t should be neceasary," said senator Cumrolna "I am glad of It," said Senator sShCP ? ? | heard of the President'1 Ultlmatum. "The people Will be back ol St m this affair." "If no salute is tired, I have no doubl ..-ess will authorize the President t< srmy and navy without delay,' r Bn oot, "Ample time has been given to Hue-la ' ?arid ?Senator Williame "He has done ai he could to brine things to SUCh a He is trying to ears his face In Mexico but the ?patience of the American poopls has Its limits." There was rejoicing among members e nil factions in the tfOUSS this afternoo* Ultimatum had been served upo; and that the Mexi?an situtaion i approaching a head. The House is read; to Join, promptly at nOOfl Monday, In tlv preliminaries for s loliH session of tiv tiro bodlea If President Wilson sisni'ie hin dei Ire to read a message. ? Hsynsissy* Tlftb Jloenuc *^r wtb * 47fb $U. hmphasizc the Following Attractive Values ?tylos accepted by America's critical women? T?tlltUf ?f Demi-tailleur SuitS?ctsd rrproductions and in? dividus! roru-nptiom of ihr latest I tench rnrxjrls? $4So $S5i & $65 Smart Suits for Misaes--$35 & $45 piect Silk Suits? M?. $75, $85 Three-pira Ctatumt Suits ,n the newest m k and doth **htm $u5, $//o, $12$ t'ltninz (?OlLni?Original modela, duplicates and individual ?M* ?75, l?_>, ?/??*? Dmm Pmk$? U5\ to$s $95 4/tsynO?n G**WMi & Street FffiCiff FtAinuHn modht. ? Jt ??d -I-/.,, Mjit.lje f,^ ?u aieraedittt mtv?cc | 7*,, ^A', ??uf ?t-fla. Cpmxtiti in French Huts? $/>S, $22, $23 l*'iy and htemng Wraps? $JS, $<?0, $75 Utth and Silk Coats and Capei? %jj% $45, %6$ FEDERALS BEATEN IN THREE FIGHTS Detachments. One Fleeing from R^bel Ground, Caught and Slaughtered. [B] TolerfrapIT to The Trlbsssi Juarez, Mexico. April l?.-Three Federal detechmenta In fllghf 'rom th* bettle at San Pedro to Saltillo were surprised to dsv by rebel forcea an?! ?practically all of the three ???mmaiids were killed ssr sai?t ure-i a dispatch announcing this was receives] by rebel officials In Jusres to? night from Torreon. Colonel 1". Martinez, with a column of rebel cavalry, has destroyed all communi? cation by rail and wire between Saltillo and San l.uls Potos?. While destroying the railroad. Martinez Captured 300 |'.-,| erais who were trying tu escape from rebel territory. A rebel for.e undo* General Luis Gutier? rez, operating between Parra* ami Bal Ulla overtook a large detaehment Of Fil? erais retreating from Farras, killed some ??if th? m snd captured the gr.-at*r past of the command The Federals numbers 1 USt The) were attacked at Ha?'iensJa de Juran Ame In the battle the IVdrral commander. General Knrlque Perez, was killed, as alSO were a ?'??lonel, u lieutenant OOlonel an'l tw?i ?.?.plains. Federals escaping from thai engage? ment later were attacked bv Major Nieto and seventy were killed The rebels tuuk all the hors? s from the Fed?rala one cannon and all rifles and ammunition car? ried by them. S MAHONEY HELD IN HEAVY BAIL f ontinued from ps*?<? 1 bench Mahoney laid his worn derby on the counsel table and rested on his hearily knimklod hamls an he leaned forward Wiking in the magistrate's face There was nothing of fear about him ?his whole trsatment since arrest has been gentle as h>< listened to Mal? trate Sirnms define his rights. l'1* ttrti outbreak came when he was told he was entitled to < ounscl and an adjourn? ment. One of his notions is that law? yers nnd judges have ruined him, and he rose to the suggestion. Lawyers' Aid Refused. "None of them lawvers for nie,'' Im quavered. "I don't want them around me. I don't want no counsel" His s/OlOS ruse higher as lie talked, and he struck the tabl< a laid blow with his fist. An attendant placed his ham) on ? h<? old man's shoulder and he became snlm again. Then Mahoney leaned forward '??ntld inriiy and saisi. "Judge, you kn??\v what's hen f?,r me." Hut when he v. as again adrissd to get the aid of counsel he laughed as if he had caught t > judge trying to outwit him, and wagged his head roguishly, showing that he knew 1)? .tter than to take SUCtl advice. His other trim -?h came when As Blatant District Attorney Du Vivier raggeeted $25,000 ball for him. .da honey kinked up surprised and seem Ingly delights-si over the large sum. "He! he!" he s'a?kl? (1. $28 i* m. Ah' ha! young man, why don't you make it some more"" The charge against Mahoney?"at tempted murder" is possible under a law enacted after the assassination of President McKinls-y. Inder ordinary ? IrcumstanceS he would he charg.d with felonious assault, which carries ?i maximum penalty of ten years. Hndcr the charge against him ho could be hcr.t away for twenty-tive years The oomplalnl against him charges him with attempting to kill Mayor Mltcbel as well OO wounding ("orpssra tion OranSSl Polk. Police ''ommis sion? r Woods, who sprang on him and previ n'ed hini from firing a second shot, signes! the complaint. Commissioner Wooda was called ns the first witness and told of the shoot Ing, dssscribtag th?? sxact position of the Mayor. Mr. Polk ami Th\ (Vnmii - si?.ri? r Mullan in the tonneau of the au? tomobile when Un?, .hot was iired. ,\'li"ii tin- t'omml?" loner sravc his ad dress at the llot'l BUtmOTe Mahoney SSpreSSed keen siisgust. H?- attrait ?1 attention to the address by rolllag hit ayoa t?, the .'?.iiing and remarking "Will, now, who do you think <>f thai .'" Woods Describes Shooting. "sfabone] was about thsree feel from wbrro i ijteod," Mid Commissioner tVood . "w h? n J i is a him tu i Ha was about ten f? ? ' from the Ma i ' aw him ralas the revolver, but before i could s?t te him Im hud Bred. Tin- revolver ".?:? m ms band V. I ? s, / Kl ?' sMM '1 luisi b) : Ht s ,-. Isl \' i | ? snd tried to wench it away. He sssin.?i li . |n| to fli e an?,Hi, r ? l,i,i. but at that momenl Chauffeur Neun ?jrabbed him. to??. and irrej tea ?>i?i revolver from him ' ? was alsout to ?0 Into the ?titomoblle. T/hl? h Sjas eimidlnf ut the ? urb oiiissld? the r?tv Hall, when the ?hooting oc ??ui ? ' d ' M ?-- trste Sinims toldMshone ' awsi entltlol t.. ttk ihe ? '?inmiM-iorier qins tions For ?? while the ?.Id man looked ?tesdllj m him and --Lifted nearer. A ""ironing imll? crept sver lita fa?-e an?l he I ?I i s'-?.?n<- to IsUgtl Then lie said: >., you>?? ute man v.li.. *ot hold of me first, are youV If'- acemed watting for a ehsnce to contradict the ( ?.mtnls* ioner. "fo tar ,.? i know, l am. said th? ? 'ora missioner. Mahoney*s Rambling Question. Mshoney looked him oret eorotatly and rocked hit hssd knowinely. "You say you are," he raid sitli an infhictlon 'hut tm plled the < oner wi ? boul to be ' i'i ;? trap. "Well, then, fOS don't look anything like him. The msn ?bo got um Ural la locked up bv itr* Msyor 11? s the on? an.i not ) on " llshOoey stnpned and hep/in to ni'imhle to himself, and th? < 'ommlssioner ?as eg* . used from th?- atsnd by a ?sod from M ?*? istrale Slmms. ond Deputy Commtaoionsi RuMs took the stand aid repeated what he had been told by Mahonev. "Th? defendsnt told me," said Mr. Ra? bin, "that he had planned to ?boot the Mayor \vl en be was t'irned from his of doe becsuae be didn't have a tickst to n*et in thO inside room. He said that when iV WSI told he nitij?t have n ticket *Ti?at msde nie eras** and I determined to shoot tie Mayor.' He went to the City Hall vYedn?-*dsy, he told me, an?l WSltsd for th?- Mayor. Ivt ,|?d not Kot _ chance to -i'...| him. He sio?id within five feet of the Mayor as h" tros "retting in the auto? mobile Friday, and would have rhot him then onl) Mr. Polk Pot fn th" wa? if Mal.?.ne H t..:.?.] to thta tcM.ini-iny I in mind seemed on something else for h?* could think of no question?. He was In a reverie vhen Mnrci-trats Hinmi asked him shaipl\, "Whsl la >o.r nsme ?'" Mshoney shot i is less nett out of a ?ollar Severs! sizes, too hip. and looke.i tor all the world 1 lie a wrinkled turtle that has heard u nor?1 "Huh'"' he said, and the words. pene? trating s -M In repeat them s?l\e? m hi brain until he echoed: "Name, my DSms; oh. you want itiv name," and mumbled for a spa? e before he sab). '"Mshoney, Mahoney, Patri-i? Repeats Story of Life, Kttot m. Inti*iral he ropptemented with a rlgsmsrole that in? hsd . dsntl) ?"m mltted to memory: "Pstrlch Malon??y l?.ru In Ire:an?l lived at M Kast ,'Oth? r.O hom?' DOS I : '?'! to he a bla?ksrnith, : i I gol hurt and I ain't been working I'm t-evr-:, ..it- >rtra old?>.-s. sir." "Havi- r \ planation t.. : ? fol What you did"' ,,: ked MsgtstFSU Simms. "Oh, no," replied Mshoney, "T don't want i.. . - ., word, lust let the law ? m.- it I don't Wsnl any Iswysrs, Co ahead." An SttSndSSl ni.?I s< vtral sill m ts stood !.. him a '? < 1 '?*?' u\ed at $: ?,000, f??r Mshoney los! ?us spsthy tiunkins over ti??' ram a;'i ?tegua i?. isngti |s*oudly Two dStSCtlssa took him by the arms ?and led him away. As he 1? ft the curt'-.inm he continued ts IsUgh and tepiat "|25,0M foi me." r?. tor .h'S^ph 1'auiot exarnm? d MS* !..?.?;. lal.T in the da* a;i?l anrin'in? ed "The Old fellow II ? ' ---'-?rat bug. Kome Um?M he .i|>i".?rs to b>? shrewd, but It Is only his feeble mind ?trying i" feme with you. He rsmblea on at s grast rat? ?sometime! and at others he eso i pet a s?i;t? in-.- in sane order. He is crazy ?m the BUbJed of unjust taxation, th?-- i " bond Issue and the police situation TSXSI rery Imi ortsnl to bin for s-mie res son, though I rappose he hasn't raid any for so Inn* h? .- forgotten it." TO GUARD MAYOR'S AUTO Sleuths Will Watch Car Brought to City Hall Steps. For to*' ?better protsctiofi ol the Mayor from attacks, such a- (>??? urred on I'rl dsy, his automobile in the future Sill ?come Into the plsss in front of the City Hall st.ps. There it will be possible for dstecttvea to keep so eye on everyone Spproechlng th? machin? as the Mayor entera and slights. Msyor dsyno***i cat alwayn i?s**d te dm? up in front of the city Hall steps. It invariabh* altra? ted a crowd. Mayor Mil ihsl, thinking he would draw 1?*<e* atfnllon, derided to have his machine eome t?? the cuyb in r.-,rk n?>w. h?b frlendl llSVO t??ld him, however, that it win h<* slmosl Impooslbla to cover the mschlne si Ihsl point bsosswn of the crowds going through Park Row eontlnuslly. Polb'e Commissioner Woods his already taken atepe to see ths! sn sdoquste sum* i.? ? of d< i.'i-iiv ? ? estrot ths Msyor st ail tun? ? in the future. CATCH CRANK NEAR MAYOR New Bodyguard Coarche_ Mm in Front of Mitchel's Home. The bodyguard of en*-i,t Seteetitreo to wet? b ths Ma.or ntghl and dsy .'.n?! never lose MRl.t of bim. aOtShUshsd b\ I'oh.-e Commissioner ?)foodi sftsr thi attempted .. .? -in.iti'.ii, hsd b,i-,, on duty only g few houn when snothsr 'rank ?.,.?'? Intel . . |.te.| 1,. lore the M., v. o ?? ><---idi-n.e in the Petei Btuyvessnl spsrtmenta, on Riverside Drlvi r?..? dsts?tlvi ?ei/.ed ami searched him thorough!! n.- ? <?< unarm* ?i ? nd app? arad hsi mk illowed to v." nitii ? ?srnlni not t.? ?coma b l'art i.-ni., i |...ihs \%ill he i.ikeri 1?> gUSTd the Msysr, aopodslly for the nevi f?w ?la s as It Is f-aH'l Mi, hi-.ne-, 'p altempt will serve to Inflame ?,th?r cranks. PRISONER IS LOST FROM SING SING Overlooked by Guard, He Wanders Away After Serving 19 Years. Iflcl ae] Batessata, serving a twenty year sr rife nee nt Hing Sing, escaped vesterday. He quietly walked nway in? stead of going in to dinner. Late ?as* night he had not been recaptured. Guards are scouring the countryside for him, but rather to save him from the discomfort of being ?drift than l thing else _ ,ey -"ipes't him to return of his own accord. Bafezrata was the mode! prisoner nt ?Sing Sing. He often went to Ossining alone to get mall or buy groceries or ?lo other errands. He Is sixtv-seven years old and has been In the prison nineteen years and two months. He was sen? tenced for murder in the second degr?e in Near York City. In ten months' time his sentent? would have expired. As a matter of fact, far from wanting to get aw?'v from the prison, according to what the guards say. Batezzata dreaded the com? ing <?r the day when he would be fres.-. He knows no relatives, has no one and nowhere to go to. He had grown to ?regard Sing Sing as his home and was happy there. He was with a rang of "trusties" working on Durston ave., the street leading from the village to the prison, '?day, but when the gang returned to the prison tatesssta ?*?*? ?*??"??' with them. Th* guard in charge had M h'ssked him. Th? shrill aJarm whistle, which i? al ways blown to acquaint the residents that I COnvlsCt hasl ?escaped) was not sounded. Everybody was sure totea? satS ?would soon hurry back. So why sound the whistle whl?'h meant that .*.'?s> would he paid for his return? ?Some think the commotion in the prison over tha execution of the four Rosenthal murderers had affctcd his mind. ?Particular ?.ire wns taken to hunt through the estate of Prank A- Vnn? derlip, al sScarbosrough. Bateaaata used to admire the grounds there, and It was thought lu. miirht have wandered in for a look around in (lie bright spring weather. POLK FAST GETTING WELL Recovery Rapid Since Removal of Bullet from Jaw. corporation Counsel shrank 1. Mk was rapidly ?-e?-over1ncr, It was said at the \,w York Hospital last nlKht. fr?mi the effects of the bullet meant for Mayor Mltchel, hut lodged In his law. The doctors imree he will leave the hospital In a few- daya Hin^e the bullet was removed Ifr Folk's ennditlon has been more favorable Thl M yot Visitad htm enrlv and stayed al? most an hour "Frank is getting alons; spl.-ndldly," said the Mavor. "Me is cheerful ari.l talks vv h?ri thl do? toi v!o[) him. He is able tC take liquid nourishment ?a itho'it difficult?. ? ' I -? nullet that was a' Aral SUPPOsSSd to have imbedded itself un^er Mr. folk's tongue was fo ;nd near the <=kln of the jaw. "It was so near the surface.' mid ?Dr. Hartwell, 'that Mr. Folk might have re? moved it with his fingers." PRESIDENT CHEERS MAYOR Telegraphs Congratulations on His Escape from Injury. Th? following mnssnKe. signed \\ ?lrow Wilson, WSJ received at the Ma'.-.r's of flt-.f, ysmterda) -itte-. soon My heartiest e.sn^ratulations to von and to the ?ity for your ess-are from ln J iry." Theodore Rousseau, the M ir*a aacre tai.v, forwardssd the m?assaga to the Mayor at the Ashokan (lam. SHOOTING OF POLK HALTS I. W.W.PLANS Union Square and Harlem Meetings Abandoned? but Police Are There. Prs'sre precautions following th? attempt ? o satnttirntt Mavor Mit? hel are said ts> be responsible for the abandonment of the T. \v. W, meeting yesterday afternoon at Fnion Square. Thi??e af the Rutgern B i are meeting on l-'rMav niKhf were psS? by Abraham Horn to be sure and attend the Union sSquaie gathering the next day, svbere a demonstration In behalf of ths? "cause" would he n?as1e Benjamin C. Marsh, executive secretary of the Bocletv to Lower Rents sn?l Reduc? Taxes on Homes had a permit for the rlatform at Fnlon Rqtiaxe. Thero wer* several hundrc?! persons present when Marsh announced that any members of the I \V. W. could have fhe platform for ten minutes to address the ?rrowd. Ther? was none present, however, to accept the offer. There were. 2f0 policemen and detective? en hard, some In motors, men In uniform and some on horsebaek, scattered around th? park square. 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