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WARSHIPS OF MANY NATIONS LYING IN THE HARBOR OF VERA CRUZ.
Ready to Authorize Wilson
to Use the Army
ynator?? Demand Thai Huerta
Re Compelled to
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
? 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
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?
? latton, Presklent M?*Kin
ley BtS h. with l^'tle ;n<?'li
I applied to the situation
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,
?at*-, ssl the duty
U the war li i
'_ .. to
take m? - ill ana final
i raen the
i and tranquil?
irtt> of its eittsens
?? ?veil un nor own and ? , ? .
Pt.-"e*- m m.<> he nesessary for those
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
"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
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*
"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.
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IN THREE FIGHTS
Detachments. One Fleeing from
R^bel Ground, Caught and
[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
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.
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
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
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
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
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 ?*?
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
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
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
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.?
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
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
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
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
"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
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
There were. 2f0 policemen and detective?
en hard, some In motors, men In uniform
and some on horsebaek, scattered around
th? park square. This precaution waa
takfn. If was said, hes-;tuse of the an?
nouncement made at the Rutgers Square
i r. Una OTI Friday.
Another meeting that was advertised for
the afternoon at Thomas Jefferson Park,
in the "Little Italy" section of Harlem,
llkewisi waa .i fsailure
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