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THE SUN, TUESDAY, JUNE 2, '1914.
IV 3 GERMANY MAY FIGHT PAYMENT OF FINES I'eniillios Levied on Vessels at Vera Cruz Likely to Cause Friction. MEXICAN LAW AT ISSUE Hitcrta .Modified Statute Under Which Funston Acted Xo Protest Yet. Washington, June 1, Tho Imposition of fl its on the Ciertnsn vessels which tan ' firms at l'ucrto Mexico by the fn -cd States military authorities Bt Vera Cf.n s I'ki ly to bear fruit In the creation of S'i unpleasant situation between this cou itry nml (Germany, T'.i matter has not yet reached tho ro:-it of a diplomatic exchange, but such a re-lit stems to be Inevitable. Further more, the Cnltcd .States Clovernmetit Is likely to bo embarrassed by the raising of a question Involving the recognition of the Iluerta Oovernment, fret' t.iry Garrison confirmed to-day the rfjiiiM fiom Vera Cruz thut tho Col iocior of that port appointed by (Jen, Vun'on had Impoicd a lino of 894,950 1 ri.i lau.nit $447,000) on tho Yplranfta ni' .i Unu of 1 1 3.GS5 pesos (about ISS.dlO) on the steamship Itavarla. N'c ther fln, however, wan, levied be-c,T.-' of the uirK of a manifest In the pov," -'n of the master of the vessel. Tlv Ywranir.i was charged with falling; ?.. i'or;H her Invoices and with the dls-c-h.-ce of her catiro at a port other than '.ha' .vl:'' U was designated in the papers. I nl i 1 1 i n of Mrtlrnit I.imt. Tli1 Itavarla, It appeared, discharged a port n of her caiko at a port other than that to which It was consigned and cor rected her manifest ffter arrival nt Vera Cur All of thei-o nets, so tho War De rir'tne it nutlmrltles declare, were viola- .ii .i of tho Mexican law, which the United States has taken upon Itself to nl ii i'e at Vera Cruz. U ulit here. though. Is where a que t i' uHes that Is likely to prove in tmrr.if'Iiig to this Oovernment. It Is pointed out that a Muxtcan law was passed soon nfter tho selzuro of tho port of er.i Cruz by the United States, which prowded that shipments to the Oovern ir.' iit of Mexico might bo landed nt other ' ports In the event that Uie port to which the goods were eon:ffnel was In tho h.ir la of any other nation. When t'nltcd States officials were qucs tlc "d to-day In regard to this law they !rMm-itd that Its validity could not be reo ignlzed because, tho United States re forms to rccognlzo tho Iluerta Govern ment. t the same time, however, Germany mav t.ikc a different view. The Kaiser's Gi -.eminent nlrendy has recognized Iluerta and undoubtedly will resard as v.t'.d any laws which his Government has In the event of n protest by the steam fh!; company thero obviously will be raied a auestlon between tho Unl!tll Mates and Germany as to the validity t' th.s statute, which In turn Involves tv rr ignition of the Iluerta Cloernmcnt by the United States. .' 1'rotmt Mnrie to Funston. Hond has been furnished to guarantee the payment of tho fines on the German vekscu In the event payment Is finally lie --dry No protest was made to Gen. TV st a .y too captains of the German M- r, l.ut It .s understood that the mat ter will he taken up through the German Koro.n Otllce with the Stato Department here. It Is not believed by otllclals hero that Oerir.anv will submit to paying the fines when the olllcers of both vessels relying: on the .Mexican law for the landing of their carKoes were evidently under the Iniprenlon that their actions had been correct. HAMBURG LINERS FILE BOND AND SAIL AWAY But $.-,00,000 Fine for Landing Arms Probably Will Xcvcr He Faid. IHMH.KV HA RSI OX, tpeaal Correipondent ot The Sin Willi Admiral 113'taefi Flett. Van muz, Juno 1, Tho agents of the Hamburg-American 1.1ns have presented n bond of 1.012.C25 pesos or J50G.317.C0 ' United States gold, aB a guarantee of the payment of the fines of the Yplranga and tho Itavarla, The bond Is acceptable to C.ipt. Stlckney, Collector of the I'ort, an! those steamships left to-day. The Tplratiga goia to Havana and the Itavarla to (Jalveston, Tx. It is th gviKml b Hi f that tho fines will never ba paid, but the United States authorities believe they have made the foreign ships underbtand that It Is en forcing the laws and rules of Vera Cruz. In nil likelihood thcr will be uninter rupted communication with Mexico city In a few days. Word camo th.s morning that the Federals have begun to repair the seven mils track break between Sole lad a-d tho Amer can outposts. It wilt b-1 a task of sumo dlfllculty because ot th destruction of the ralltoad Drum. Tho r fugco train fiom the Interior to day brought only a fow Americans, out " lud thl ty Chinamen among tne pus fi)5irs They nio afraid of tho Uonstl-lutiu-.iliats. HUERTA WOULD ADMIT REBELS. l'r..i.v, 'null llanlu Troubles lie S l lied Without U. S. Aid. Me ,im cm-, Juno 1. President Hu. r,, t-,k(s issue with the A II C media 's ii Magma Kails, who object to the "iJ fiu-n nf tepiesintatlves of the Con t"uionallit In the proceedings at this tinn- ,t is reported. "n Iluerta wnnts tho Constitutional J"ti tu have opportunity to attend and en 'fr t thu Joint discussion and to bind theii.i, les by agreement. Sunl-oftlclnl a m i cement Is made to-night that his n pp posal nubm'tted to his delegates m.n tno baslo troub cs In Mexico be MJt .tii iy the two factions of tho repub- lew iin xcjiision cf iho United States. Till ) Hliall object to a commission cov- ernnu-nt ns un Interregnum, but shall nne to national elections on July 5, Oorisiltutlonalliits are to supervise the " l.oiuultutloimlUtH are to supervise the etlnii, In nil districts held by them nnd n.i I VilcrulM are to have a similar prlvl- legt for that territory retained by them. Til, reuillt lu In 1... niitlVOUMil In. n l'nt iHinril, unci iluerta on his part P.eilreH hlmfceir and tho Provisional Gov- ermiimii tu abldu by the result of the vote and to turn the office over to whomso- r may be elected. It id not stated whether ho will pledge simsolt not to run, MILITANTS BURN CHURCH WITH HISTORIC TREASURES 1 In the above pioturc Mrs. Fankhurst is shown as she was being car ried off by a police inspector during the raid on Buckingham Palace on Thursday, May 21. Special Cable Despatch to Tut Sex, London, June 1. A militant "arson squad" set fire to the parish church of St. Mary's at Wnrgrave. three miles from Henley, to-day. The historic church wns practically destroyed. Tho utone "walls and a part of tno tower arc all that re main. Tho vicar, the rtcv. Ilasll S. Batty, ran Into the burning church at great risk to himself and saved tho ancient church register and a few movable ornaments. The rest of the contents, Including many priceless relics, were destroyed. Two women wero seen In the vicinity of tho church early this mornhiK. When the firemen entered tho ruins they found a hammer and suffrage literature. A placard left with the literature bore the words, "Stop persecuting women I" St Mary's, Wargrave, ws built In Ui38. It contained a monument to Thomas Day, author of "Sandford and Merton." The historic objects Included the original bells of the church. Theso wero melted In the fire. An arson squad of suffragettes set fire to-day to an unfurnished riverside house nt Windsor belonging to a daughter of the late Duchess of Sutherland, the Countess Ilubra, who Is now In Canada. Tho lire was extinguished nfter It had caused dam SHIPLOAD OF ARMS EN ROUTE TO REBELS IJryun Refuses to Deny tho He port of Shipment to Tnntnico. Washinoton, June 1. Ileports that a shipload of arms and ammunition con signed to tho rebels at Tamplco Is en route from New York wero not djenied to-day by Cabinet olllcers. Secrctnry Uryan says ha does not caro to discuss the matter and tho Inference was drawn from that refusal that the Administration had been advised of tho sailing of the ship. When the question of Tamplco as an open port was brought up both Secre taries Uryan and Daniels refused to com ment on It. Some time ngo In order to keep oil shipments from being molested the Administration openly took the stand that Tamplco and every other port In Mexico was open nnd that no Interference would be tolerated by the United States. This statement was made at n time when It was thought tho Federal gun boats contemplated a blockade at the mouth of the Panuco Hlver, which "ould have seriously Interfered with the export ing of American nnd foreign owned oil. Hoth Secretaries to-uay ueciincu to re peat tho statement made some time ago that Tnmnico would bo Kepi as an open port Constitutionalist agents here, while they will not admit that the ship reported en route to Tamplco Is bearing arms to the rebels, said that suit for heavy dam ages would bo filed In the event of the stoppage of supplies of nny sort con signed to Tamplco unless this occurred In the regular wuy, which would require n blockade proclamation by tho United States Government. Carranza Is expected nt Tamplco within a few days, whore he will remain for n time, and his visit Is construed by officials here as confirmation of the report of tho nrms shipment. It Is believed that the I first chief desires to bo on hand when the munitions of war for his armies are received and to take direct charge nf them or to enter a personal protest In ' tno event oi inierierenco Dy me unueu States. .. . . ' tlonlsts. Ammunition Is also to bo smug As viewed n Washington, tho shipments kltl ncroga tlu, wu.,tern chihuahua Una of war supplies to Mexico are rapidly as- , J d , k 0 Honoril. sjmlng a more serious aspect. Army of 11- j , from ,ho B0Ut have be( ccrs are complaining that the United I ', i. Mi tnonl hir-ltem nf h mi. SlZZrl XtTtmeVan 1 s Veiling them tPascual'orozo nroceedlnPg fall w HI find I seTf fidn" Mrcell Caravr0 anJ n"jamln Argu ?ho verv Suns ti nt are now being per" ; ,m-'10' n" Insular Federals, or "colo muted To Miter Mexico I rados," wero coming north to Join them Vfitt hesitate to say , to operate In eastern and western that the receipt by Iluerta of the recent I ninuaiiua. war supplies from German sources has r ade the situation much morn dangerous I for the United States ami creatlv Increased i tv difficulties which the American troops will en-ounter If they finally are obliged . to mar;h Inland. . to mar;h I I It Is tin ' plalnauts i Secretary io neiier nere tnat tneso com- n re making an Impression on ltpvim nml thn ?'rRtilent nnrl ' tl.nt llw.1. mn'., fr.ul nVtllt.A.l fi, nl. itan. to bar tho shlpuunt of American nrma to their friends thu Constitutionalists. To dn this In an orderly wav would require a proclamation by the President. Hven such action, though, would not prevent tho receipt of arms by either side from Eu- ropean -sources. iBRr w - age to tho cxtmt of $2,000.. Many women who came to London for the Whitsuntide holiday were refused ad mission to the Urltlsh Museum to-day bo cause they were unable to comply with the now rule aimed at suffragettes, which compels women desirous of visiting tho museum to produce a guarantee signed by n man giving a promise of responsibility for their behavior. The disappointed women vented their anger In Indignant criticisms of tho suf fragettes. In the raid on Buckingham I'alace, In which Mrs. Pankhurst waa arrested, cho and three or four companions left the cession nt Grosvvnor place and man nged to enter Green I'ark, adjoining Buck ingham I'alace, without being recognized. They got In througn tho Wellington gato of tho park at tho top of Constitution Hill. Mrs. I'ankhurat nnd her companions pushed through the crowd of people and had descended nart df tho way down Con stitution 11111 when the militant lender I TBBRRRT was arrested. A burly Iiip.-ct0r of police , u t.ommuncatlon. nnd this was ''"Ignty and none can force such recog nicked her up as he would a child and i " '. ,. .. ,.,.. .i , nltlon. placed her In an nutomoblle, In which sna was driven to lioiiowny jail to worK on a llttl more of her three years sentence for having Incited tho burning of the Iiouho of Chancellor of tho Exchequer Lloyd George nt Walton Heath. This sen tence wns imposed on April 4. 1913. Mrs. I'ankhurat was again released on May 27. CARRANZA FACES REVOLT IN HIS RANKS Followers of Gov. Mnytorena Uiittlc With Gen. Obrc tfon's Forces. El Paso, Juno 1. The revolt against tho power of Oeneral Alavaro Obregon In the Slnto of Sonorn by the friends of Joso Maria Maytorcna, civil governor of Sonora, resulted to.day In fighting be tween Maytorena and Obregon forces nt Cocorlt and Cruz do I'ledra. Numerous minor clashes have occurred In vnrlous towns and In tho city of Hcrmoslllo riot l.ig already has occurred all! ug.r.'l Is threatened. Carranza sent an appeal to-day to fac tions to settlo their differences for the sake of the rebel cause. He declared he Is neutral and only wishes peace to bo restored. In Juarez to-night It Is said that Villa is planning to send troop Into Sonora to restore order. He also declares ho Ib favoring neither faction. Troops stationed nt Nognles nml nt Cananea wero rushed to Hennostllo on Mfuwvtnl IrtiliiM In.itnv Tt In mnnftj.l llinr I tho Vnquls have declared open warfare against the faction opposed to Gov, May torena nnu Hint tney aro being supplleil with nrms and rations by the Federals nt Guaymas. The movement begun by Maytorena Is spreading and a Junta was established to. day In 101 Paso. It Is said that the Vaqul Indians havo Joined the revolt. Two ngents of Maytorena nre here to organize a Junta and obtain arms, am munition and recruits for the Sonora re volt. This Is the second attempt that has been made to equip a counter revolution In Sonora from Kl Paso, a representative of Maytorena having been sent here sev eral weeks ago. Owing to the vigilance of tho secret service ho waB forced to abnndon his efforts at organization. The new Junta expects to confine Its operations to recruiting for the present and will endeavor to sond men to Sonora . w..h ,hil mutinoun Honnm revnin. BURN TOWN'S SULPHUR STORES. Striker on Ntiwnprde In Town of Southern Sicily. . Special Calle Petpntth to Tub 8cm. NAri.Es, June 1. The sulphur handlers nt Porto Kmpedocle, Sicily, started a riot to-day In consequence of n local dispute , about wages. A mob of atrlkors wrecked the railroad station, tore up the railroad . track, cut the telephone wires and set Are to the sulphur stores. The town, which Is Isolated, is threatened with destruction by fire. Troops have been rushed to tho scene. MEDIATION FACES Conflnued from Flrtt Page. tween tho mediators and tho delegates of the United States Justlco Lamar mado tho following statement: Wo have had a. conference) this morning in which wo continued tho discussion of n point about which wo had not agreed on Satur day. Tho matter Is still under discus sion, but wo found In our talk this morning that we wero not so far apart In our construction of certain phases, and we aro still hopeful. Tho point to which Mr. Lamar re ferred In this statement Is tho participa tion of Carranza In tho mediation con ference. Although yesterday was a day of complete Inaction so far as actual negotiations wero concerned, a series of long messages reached hero from tho Btate Department at Washington, both to tho American delegates and to the mediators. One long cipher despatch which was placed In tho hands of the South Ameri can envoys contained, It Is understood, an earnest entreaty from Mr. Uryan that Carrnnza's representative bo officially accepted and that a now Invitation to attend tho conferenco bo despatched to tho Mexican chieftain. Tho State Department, It Is said, takes tho stand that no pcaco Is possible In Mexico without tho nctlvo cooperation of the man who now controls all tho northern States of the republic Drtrrmtn-ed on Annlatlrr. While tho mediators, however, are willing to grant that this may be true, they fall to see how any peace Is pos sible If tho revolt leader is permitted to have a voice In tho proceedings hero while his troops aro devastating Mexico and causing the loss of hundreds of lives. To all tho demands of tho State Department In this direction tho media tors havo determined to reply with a formal demand for a general armistice. To close observers of developments hero It appears evident to-night that tho Stato Department will have to re cede or the mediation proceedings will come to a sudden end. Tho negotiations hero had reached tho stage whero a solution acceptable to all parties represented at tho con ference was In sight. A plan which had largely received tho unolllclal ap proval of both tho Wilson Administra tion and Gen. Iluerta had been evolved nfter long and careful discus sion with the delegates from both countries. This plun included provisions for the installation of a permanent Govern ment in Mexico capable of carrying out a complete programmo of sweeping reforms. Tho Wilson Administration itself, nfter exhausting every means to Induce Carrnnza to enter tho mediation con ferenco on tho same footing ns Iluerta, had apparently abandoned tho attempt and had apparently sanctioned tho work of tho mediators. Then Carranza -de- i.i,i . n,i n m'.nLnr horn with - -- . -., interrupt pernnps Hiuriinnnjr ,.n. undertaken by the A H C Powers. . Theso wero tho feelings expressed to-night by persona who nre in cioso touch with tho developments here. Carmnxn's Power Doubled. Another possibility which threatens to mako tho present deadlock per manent was pointed out to-day by one of those most prominently con nected with the conference. This man expressed tho opinion that Cien. Car ranza might not be able to suspend even temporarily the fighting In Mexico. I'ancho Villa, It was pointed out, has nt no time Interfered with the media Hon proceedings, for tho reason that no ono has ever attempted to Interfere with him. He Is now in supreme com mand of the army which Ii responsible for nil the Constitutionalists' victories, and It was predicted here that he would flatly refuse any demand from Gen. Carranza that he rest on his nrms. Tho mediators this afternoon con ferred with Benores Habnsi. Klguero nnd Ilodrlguez. this meeting being the first they had had with Gen. Huertn'a representatives since Saturday. After the conference the mediators refused to mako nny stntement other thnn to Bay that they were still hopeful of a sue cesnful outcome. None of tho mediators or delegates would consent to-day to discuss the re port that Carranza has proclaimed hlm Belf provisional President. FIRST SERIOUS CONTROVERSY. Cnrrnnza'a Spokesman Bays Media tors Can't Hnr Ills Tlilr-f. WabiiinotoN, June 1. The first definite evidence of a serious difference of opinion between officials of tho United States Gov ernment nnd the A H C mediators over the admission of the Constitutionalists to the Niagara Falls conference came to night. The disclosure took the form of a statement by Luis Cabrera, Carranza s spokesman In Washington. In this Btatement the Constitutionalists contend that the United Statos, not the mediators, ought to have the controlling voice as to whether or not Carranza s fol lowers should be admitted to the confer ences. . , , , This statement Includes a remarkable defence of the State Department for Its Interest In promoting the Constitutionalist cause, and discloses officially for tho first time what has generally been sus pected, that the Wilson Administration has EXCURSIONS TO WASHINGTON Last of the Series Sunday, June 7 (Special Trnln leaves New York, Pennsyl vania MtMInn, 13:20 A. M. lteturnlng, leaves Washington, 4:39 P, M. jrt rA Atlantic City paOU Excursions SUNDAYS, June H, St. July 11, 51. Auiuit B. M. September l; WEDNESDAYS. July 16,21), August 12, ?H. PENNSYLVANIA R. R. VILLA DENIES POLITICAL AMBITION; DESIRES ONLY STABLE GOVERNMENT Chihuahua, Mexico, Juno 1. The following statement by Gen. I'ancho Villa, in which he disclaims political ambition and threatens those who seek to mako it apparent that he aspires to political honors, was Issuod hero to-night by the rebel leader: "I have been informed that our enemies are developing intrigues abroad, using my name and exalting my military merits with tho object of making mo appear to have ambitions which I do not possess, for tho purposo ot creating tho impression of discord and divisions among the Constitutionalists. "Since the tlmo when, by tho sldo ot Madero, I sustained In tho battle field the principles of a domocratlc and constitutional Government, I havo demonstrated myx unchanging loyalty to tho ideals of tho people. Onco more, being near the success of tho Constitutionalist cause, I solemnly declaro that I havo no moro ambition than tho success of our principles, nor more Interest than that of considering tho establishing of a democratic and Just Government, emanated from tho will ot the people. "I have tho conviction that wo ought to put aside our own intereata and ambitions and keep within the great Constitutionalist party a uni formity of views nnd secure for the people tho reestabllshment of public peaco. Anybody who shall defeat this purposo by whispering wrong am bitions Into tho ears of leadera Bhall bo considered as a trultor. I declare I shall not tolcrato that my namo shall be used to creato discord, and thoso who so uso It will bo considered by been urging that the mediation Proceed ings be opened to the Constitutionalist chieftain. . . The Cabrera statement In effect warns the mediators that they ought to view tho question with a llbernl mind, nnd con demns In advance nny attempt on their part to regard Iluerta alone as the legal representative of Mexico. Almost dally conferences havo been held between offlclaSi of tho State Depart ment and the Constitutionalist representa tives In W'ushlnrton. Conferences of this character wero held to-day and thcro was no doubt In Washington to-night some of tho Administration's advisers had knowledge of the statement which Car ranza's spokesman expected to Issue. Cabrera's statement follows: "Shold tho Constitutionalists participate In the Niagara Kalis conferences? Such a question Is now under consideration at Niagara Kails. "Tho delegates of Iluerta nnd tho mediators nay 'No.' Tho United States Bays 'Ves.' Tho first thing that occurs to ono is to ask 'who is to decide tho ques tion? Is It Iluerta? Is It the mediators? Is It the United States.' "It is a question which It is necessary to have answered, and Its answer will no doubt contribute to the success of the conferenco; It Is a question to be decided before any other point. "Certainly It Is not Iluerta who 1b to decide this point. "Some American newspapers take It as a matter of courso that this point ought to bo decided by the mediators and they criticise the Stato Department at Wash ington for Introducing Itself Into tho dis cussion. However, nothing could be more logical and proper. "The mediators as such nre not In terested parties ..) the ngreement that the United States and Mexico should enter Into to settle their differences. 'The chief function of tho mediator Is to limit his efforts to the bringing to gether of tho parties nnd nny action which would have the effect of drawing them furthor apart Is opposed to the very purposes of tho mediation. Mediator Not an Arbiter. "The medlntor Is not an arbiter, but even arbiters themselves cannot decide questions of tho personality of the parties. Such questions arc only to be decided by tho Interested parties themselves. In In- , ternatlonal law every i or does not recognize th State recognizes government of i other States. It Is n function of sov 10 i.ugianu ami to uermany, nuerta ,g tne r,.,,rCjentatlvo of Mexico and should n conflict nrlse between Knglnnd and Mexico none could question that England , should deal with Iluerta, liut the case Is that there exists a conlllct between Mexico nnd tho United States, Mexico has no government recog nized by the United Htates becnuso the man who calls himself the President has not been recognized by Washington, nor by Argentina, nor by llrazll, nor by Chile. How could A 11 and C decide now that Iluerta Is tho legal representative of Mexico? "For whom Is It to decide with wlom the United States Is to deal? "It Is for tho United States most as suredly anil for them only. "The United States has not recognized Iluerta as the legal President of Mexico. Neither has It recognized the Constitu tionalists as tho legal rulers ot the coun try. "Hut for the purpose of settling the pres ent International conflict, only the United states can decide If they nre sntlsfled In dealing only with Iluerta or If they want both factions to bo represented In order to Insure the success of tho mediation. "It Is then logical and natural that the United States should have the final word In deciding the question, since It Is tho only party who Is to doal with Mex ico. "Should the mediators by themselves decide that the United States ought to deal with Iluerta they would leave trie rolo of mediators and appoint piemselrcs arbiters, not only of tho International question, but of the domestic affairs of Mexico. "I do" not want to hurt the mediators or to criticise their actions. I only state my opinion, taking ns a basis the data that the newspapers give us on the state ot the conference at Niagara. "While considering seriously tho point one must conclude that there Is no rea son for criticising the attitude of thl United States In trying to decldo the question. On tho contrary It would be a subject for very severe criticism of the mediators If they should attempt to decide the point, becnuso in so acting they would Invndo the sovereignty of other nations by dncldlng tho question of the participation of the Constitutional Ists. "I nnderstand that such questions have been brought before the mediators not for their decision, but because they are the channels through which such questions could be brought to the consideration ot the Interested parties In the conference. AMAZED BY MEDIATORS. Carranin Sas Thrr Would Ignore Conquerors of Mexico, rimuNoo, Mexico, June 1. A Btatement criticising the action ot the mediators at Niagara Falls was given out to-day at Gen, Carranza's headquarters here. The statement follows : "Tho dominant sentiment of Uie Con stitutionalists regarding the proceedings ot tho mediation commission nt Niagara Falls Is ono of astonishment that there should bo such an apparent lack of un derstanding on the part of that body not only with regard to conditions In Mexico but as to tho uttltudo or the Constitution alists regarding tho mediators. "This lack of understanding is not con fined to the commissioners themselves, but seems to be shared by a large por Ulon ot the American press as well as by tho Washington Government "Judging from what has been pub llshcd from day to day, the mediators appear to consider Gen. Carranza and his followers as a negllglblt quantity, scarcely worthy of attention, nnd who, pcrrorce, must agree to whatever con elusion the commission may reach. NINR "They do not seem to be aware of the fact that the Constitutionalists are conquerors, that they have Inaugurated and carried almost to successful com pletion e, revolution, and that this mwu A CRISIS mo as personal enemies." -J the establishment of a government en titled to recognition by tho rest of tho world. "All that prevent-) the Contltutlonal- tsts from intcrlng Mexico city 'o-day a the physical obstacle of the destruction of tho railroads. "With communication restored, which Is being accomplished with rapidity, the army would bo In Mexico city In iss than a wceK. "Tho neaco commission even goes so far ns to propose that the Constitutional ists must recognize whatever provisional government they decide to set up nnd to assert that they must bo forced to recog nize that government or bo crusncu. "The Constitutionalist leaders aro wondering how they are to bo forced to do this in view of their present accom plishments, and by whom they aro to bo crushed If they decllno to obey tho com mission. "Calmly, too, the commission proposes that Iluerta shall be permitted to bo a candidate for tho Presidency in order merely to save his face. 'Do they think tho Constitutionalists will consent to that nny moro than they will consent to recognize n provisional government constituted, as the commis sion proposes, of ono person scloctcd by Iluerta, one by tliembeives ami ono per haps, but not at all likely, by tho Con stitutionalists? Tho Constitutionalists mako It plnln beyond question that they will recognize n government cstauiisneu unuer mo pian of Guadalupe at the triumph of tho revo. lutlnn. "According to this plan the commander In chief of the Constitutionalist army will be the provisional Picsldcnt of the Mexi can republic while the elections are being verified and constitutional order Is re stored to the country. "Constitutionalists are especially caus tic In their comment on the proposal of the cotmnlfslmi to take up tho ngrnrlan question and propose some form of settle ment "Should any or nil of the foreign na tions party to the conference nt Niagara decide as a result of that conference, called to promote pence, to use force to get acceptance of their plan, tho Consti tutionalists feel that It would present a situation so contradictory ns to be ludi crous." MEXICAN SENATE TURNS DOWN HUERTA'S FRIENDS Refuses to Grant Oil Conces sion Despite Plea of Minister Molieno. Special Cable nnpateh to Tub 3uy. Mexico City. June 1. The Senate showed a significant Independence to-day In halting, nftor a heated discussion, a concession Just granted to Pedro Harrane- chea and Gen. Francisco Ilomero, both ex- Governors of San Luis Potosl. by Querldo Molieno, Minister of Commerce and Indus try. Moheno. who urged tho concession In person, heard some very piam speaKing. He was able to prevent final defeat by a technicality. Itarrcnechea and Itomero, both favored of the administration, received from the Minister, through Iluerta, the concessions, which aro for largo tracts of oil land around Tuxpan, In the State of Vera Cruz. Under the law It was necessary to obtain the ratification of the Senate, but this waa supposed to be only a formality. The committee reported the resolution without delay. ' When the Minister urged tho passing of the resolution as a reward for dis tinguished services he was answered by Senator Francisco Ilulnes, one of the leaders of the Senate, who spoke against htm. The Senator declared that such con cessions were ruinous to the republic. Th distribution of land and mines was re sponsible for the present revolution, so dis astrous to the republic. Because of this he dfclared rebels received help from tho people. Senor Moheno spoke earnestly, attempt ing to refute the arguments of Senator Bulnes, but he was unsuccessful. Butncs returned to the charge. Jut ns the voto was to be taken, which undoubtedly would have refused the report of the com mittee, a point of no quorum was made, which was discovered to be well taken. The Senate then adjournod until to-morrow nftcrnoon. Gen. Iletuglo Vctasco, defender of Torreon, sent by Gen. Huertn Into San Luis Potosl, has been appo'ntcd com mander In chief of the garrison and dis trict of that State, Gen. Joaquin Maa, whom he supersedes, has been recalled to the capital. President Iluerta visited the Santa Fo powder factory to-day and made a care ful inspection. The mill Is working night und day and turning out a large quantity of powder for the artillery. Ilrltlah FIret Ileenforced, KinostoN, Jamaica, June 1. The Brit ish cruiser Bristol, which Is to rcenforce the fleet of Hear Admiral Sir Christopher Cradock In Moxlcan waters, will sail for Vera Cruz to-morrow. The captain of the Bristol expects his ship to bo ordered to Tnmplco tP protect the oil fields. Bargains In Safes & Vaults N 250 New Safes at Cost A tandard Uake; All Sizes and Styles. I Will change Interior Arrangements toSult. 130 Safe. MO. 17S Sate A Vaults, MB KM Safes, MO. IStOSofrt Vaults. Olas Closing out entire Block. Our 33d St. tnra la close. Our factory and other y stores will continue as usual. V I QUICK WORK The quicker wc get out of a building the quicker the ten ants get in. The quicker wc get our money on an operation, the quicker the Owner gets his. And the quicker all Owners realize the importance of em ploying a Contractor who can give an efficient job) the quick c. they will appreciate us. THOMPSON-STARRETT COMPANY Building Construction TRYING TO FREE AMERICANS. State Department Kinds Cup I. Hush's Servant In Met'cu City Prison, Washington, June 1. Grrgarlo A1 carez, the Klllplno servant of dpt. Hush. U. 8. N., for whom search has been madu by the Ilrazlllan au.horltlcs In Mexico city, Is In prison In that city. The UraUllan Minuter will tnka steps to secure his release. The Minister also reported to the State Department that an Immediate Investigation will be mado Into the repoit of tho execut.on on May 16 of William Sims, an Amer can. The Mexican Federal Oovernment will ulso Investigate the reiwrt. Smith, the Amcrlcm. held for shooting members of a J'cxlcnn mob, whlcti stormed his home. Is still In prison. Com munication with Gultttrrez, whero ho Is held, has thus far been Impossible, th Inderal Government ofnclnli havo In formed the Ilrarlll.in Minister The Hereditary. Taint It is a terrible thing to be born a Democrat or a Republican. 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