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House concurred In the "justification"
resolution passed by the Senate in the early morning hours. Senator James P. Clark, president pro tempore in the absence of Vice President Marshall, who has gone to Florida, pre sided and received the report as soon as the Journal was read. Twelve minutes later Mr. South was back to the Senate with the resolution engrossed. With the ink of Senator Clarke's sig nature hardly dry on it the resolution was hurried to the office of Secretary of the Senate Baker and taken at once to the White House. Senators who had been at the Capitol until close to 4 o'clock in the morning, while the Mexican resolution was de bated in impassioned manner, looked sleepy. There was little more than a corporal's guard present when the body was called to order. The senators feel that they have ended their action for the present with regard to Mexico, and any future action must be guided by events. The bill passed by the Senate providing for the organization of the volunteer forces of the 1'nited States in time of war, or threatened war, as amended by the Senate was sent to conference today. Senator Re?-d of .Missouri having with- j drawn his motion for a reconsideration j of the vote by which the Senate passed the bill. It is expected that early action I will be taken on the measure, since it ! will be invaluable in rase volunteers are j ?ailed for to g?? into Mexico. Senator Shafroth had a long telegram j rf-ad from a Denver organization of j Spanish War Veterans offering their J services in case of war Senator Penrose suggested that such j a telegram should be sent to the War \ Department and not brought up in the J Senate. Tie said he had received scores of such telegrams. Other senators an- ! nounced that such messages had come j to them. Senator Sheppard had read to the Sen- ! ate an offer of W. A. Fraser. sovereign commander of the Woodmen of the World j at Dallas. Tex., to enlist with a company j of Woodmen for service in Mexico. "Texas companies should be the first to ' cross the border." wired Mr. Fraser. "T'se j your influence to have us mustered in." j SWW, HAW BUILDING IS ? Officers and Officials Alike Are Eager for Details From the Front. DEPARTMENT CORRIDORS SHOW EXCITEMENT FELT Corps of Newspaper Men on Duty Has Tripled?Naval Medical Facilities Adequate. Tkroughout the night and on through the day the excitement in the big build ing which houses the State, War and Navy departments was intense. Kvery ] one was eager for details from the front, i and each dispatch was seized upon by of- < fleers and officials alike who wanted to ' know just what the American bluejackets 1 and marines were doing. < In the corridors of- the Navy Departs ment the greatest excitement was in evi- < dence, as to this department have come the greatest number of dispatches since the first engagement yesterday. Officers of the department darted about the corridors with batches of or ders and dJspatehes bearing on the movement of vessels of the fleet. All enter in the great bureau of operations which has charge of the disposition of The vessels of the navy and where all dispatches are received. 0'8haughnessy's Death Rumored. Shortly after 8 o'clock rumors of ail ktads began to spread through the big corridors. Some dealt with the movements of ' troops, which were promptly denied at the War Department. The on? which caused the roost concern was that American Charge O'Shaughnessy. at Mexico City, had been assassinated. Although the 3 fttate Department was without informa tion, the officials nevertheless viewed it as a possibility and were deeply concern ed, besieging newspaper offices and other sources of information in the quest of any Information which would either af firm or deny the rumors. The corps of newspaper men on duty ^iin tnese three departments has in creased threefold since last night, and all manner of special arrangements for spreading every detail at the earli est moment has been arranged. Almost before every door in any of the depart ments there is some newspaper cor respondent watching and waiting, so that not one bit of news may get by. Clerks and other employes of the de partments in the big building crowd the corridors as rumors of various kinds spread through the building. Every one seemed to be satisfied with the first steps taken by Admiral Fletch er to make Huerta bow to the .American government as a consequence of his re fusal to salute the Star Spangled Ban ner. Kvery detail of his movements on shore to take the various strategic points was awaited with interest by officers and other employes of the Navy Depart ment. Belief at Badger's Arrival. As the day wore on the excitement In creased as each bit of news came in. The reported arrival of Admiral Badger with his fleet of battleships was viewed with some relief, and the report that at 8 o'clock this morning Admiral Fletcher had ordered the American forces to pro ceed to take the remainder of the town of Vera Cruz was received with satisfac tion. The principal part of the bulletins given out by the Navy Department to day dealt with the dead and wounded at \ era Cruz. Information bearing on the American fighters was compiled and the next of kin as shown by the en listment records were notified. Where the men have been wounded their next of kin will be kept informed from time to time as to their condition. From all points in Mexico, according to State Department advices, systematic efforts are being made by the consular officers to expedite and assist the de parture of Americans. All possible steps, it is declared, are being taken to get not only Americans but other for- I eigners out of the war zone, with a' view to offering every protection from reprisals on the part of the Mexican people. I <ien. Villa, it is reported, is to arrive at Juarez this afternoon and officials in Juarez are said to be using all precau tions to prevent any clash or disturbance in the town. Discussing the medical facilities now in Mexican waters. Surg. Gen. Braisted of the navy prepared the following state ment: "The medical department la actively at work preparing for the care of sick and injured, not alone of our own. but of the enemy as well, as demanded by the Geneva convention. ^ or??ni*ation for the ships ? Jfnd,r*8L la complete in all regards, and steps for the care of the sick and wounded and for sanitation and the preservation of health ashore are hS1? in. conjunction with the pub statlon*1 srrv"'e and Red Cross organ! - Forms Motor Cycle War Corps. NASHVILLE. Tenn., April 22.?Lieut. A. J. Bright, who saw service in the Philippines, has organized a motorcycle corps In Nashville for service against H? ?ays the total strength will ? ??. *"<1 the corps will have four mach^j^ guns mounted on motorcycles. IN THE PUBLIC EYE IN CONNECTION WITH UNCLE SAM'S ATTITUDE TOWARD MEXICO. 'DEATH 10 GRINGOS,' SHOUT MEXICANS: Great Excitement at Piedras Negras?Two Thousand Refugees Cross Border. EAGLE PASS, Tex.. April 22.?Piedras i Negras, opposite Eagle Pass, was evac- j lated by the federal garrison early to- I lay after a night of wild excitement. ! Hits morning more than 2,000 refugees! ?me to the American side of the Rio Grande for protection. Gen. Guajardo's forces are now ramped at Fuentes, three miles south of Piedras Negras. waiting for trains to transport them to Saltillo. Ordered to Saltillo. All federal forces have been ordered by uen. Maas to concentrate at Saltillo "to repel the American invasion." Last night when the people of Piedras Negras learned that American marines had oc cupied Vera Cruz a dozen recruiting offl :es ere opened and arms issued to rolunteer companies as fast as organized. More than 1,200 volunteers, it was said, enlisted during the evening. Crowds marched through the streets ihouting "death to the gringos." until the cry became a chant in every street. Excitement became intense and then came the announcement that Gen. Gua Jardo was preparing to evacuate. In a tew minutes the rush for the American ride of the river began. The volunteers who had just been proclaiming their in tention of fighting the Americans soon were sending their families to the Amer ican side for protection. Refugees Block Bridge. At 1 o'clock this morning the Interna tional bridge was blocked by refugees. The bridge was finally closed by immi gration officers and preparations made to handle the throng at daylight. A com pany of United States soldiers and cus toms and Immigration officers opened the bridge at dawn, and within three hours more than 2,00u person had crossed and Piedras Negras was almost deserted. Gen. Guarde left a mounted patrol to prevent desertion. There are a few sol diers in a small fort that commands the bridge, but the main body of federal troops, including the new volunteer corps, camped at Fuentes. Constitutionalist leaders say they will not occupy the town until an understand ing has been reached with the United States. FOREIGN VESSELS OK SCENE. Eleven Wan hips of Other Nations in Mexican Waters. Eleven foreign warships, other than those of the United States, are scat tered along the Mexican coast, ac cording to an official list made public by the Navy Department today. They have a total of 66,156 tons and a per sonnel of 4,498 men. Four of these ves sels are stationed at Vera Cruz. They are the French cruiser Des Cartes, with 3,956 tons, 378 men and four 6.4-lnch guns and ten 3.9-lnch guns on her main battery; the English armored Cruiser Essex of 9,800 tons, 655 men and four teen 6-inch guns; the Spanish cruiser Carlos V of 9,900 tons, 590 men and two 11.2-inch guns, eight 5.5-inch guns and four 4.1-inch guns, and the German cruiser Dresden of 3,592 tons, 348 men and ten 4.1-inch guns. The others are distributed as fol lows: At Tamplco: The English cruiser Hermione of 4,360 tons and 318 men and two 6-inch guns and eight 4.7-inch guns; at Puerto, the British cruiser Lancaster of 9,800 tons, 655 men and fourteen 6-inch guns; at Esanada, the British gunboat Algerine of 1,050 tons, 106 men and six 4-inch guns; at Man zanlllo, the Japanese cruiser Idzuroo of 9,750 ton9, 483 men and four 8-lnch Suns and fourteen 6-inch guns; at uaymas, the French armored cruiser Montcalm of 9,517 tons, 540 men and seven 6-inch guns and six 4-inch guns; at Mazatlan, the German cruiser Nurn berg of 3,450 tons, 295 men and ten 4.1-Inch guns, and at Acapulco, the British sloop of war Shearwater of 980 tons, 130 men and four-4-inch guns. Elected Mayor for Third Time. TACOMA. Waah., April 22.?A. W. Fawcett, twice mayor of Tacoma and recalled from that office three years ago. was elected mayor yesterday for a third time. His majority was 800 over Rev. C. F. W. Stoever. The elec tion was non-partisan. Cruiser Tacoma Crippled. CHARLESTON. S. C.. April 22?Newi by wireless was received her? todaj that the cruiser Tacoma, bound for Tampico from Boston, had become crip pled in southern waters through th? loss of a propeller blade and had turned back to Charleston, where she will ar rive tegcorrow. for re-j^irs. AT LEFT?UPPER: GERMAN STEAMER YPIRANGA, HAS ARRIVED AT VERA CRUZ WITH MUNITIONS, WHICH ARE TO BE SEIZED B* THE UNITED STATES. CENTER: TROOPS ON THE BORDER AWAITING ORDER TO ENTER MEXICO. LOWER: SAILORS FIRING GUNS ON THE FORWARD DECK OF A UNITED STATES TORPEDO BOAT. WARSHIPS SHELL CITY TO SILENCE THE FOE < Continued from First Page.? can troops have been ordered to advance to take possession of the city. "Informed also that first two sections of the train carrying American refugees from Mexico City arrived before the fighting commenced yesterday morning. Third section on its way, but not heard from. Maj. Catlin, with a force of 300 marines, just landed to assist Capt. Neville, says total number of forces landed 3,000. Our forces now well in center of city. I now believe fighting will be stopped within less than an hour." TAMPICO IS NEXT OBJECTIVE. Tampico is the next objective. Rear Admiral Badger and his fleet were due there today. It has not yet been decided whether a blockade alone will be maintained there or the customhouse seized. The passage of the resolution in Congress has given the President the feeling that he is justified in going further ahead now with ag gressive steps, but he wants to have the full effect of the seizure of Vera Cruz impressed upon Huerta, with the hopes that he may be brought to terms without plunging further into armed conflict. two sections of the train bringing refugees from Mexico City had arrived before the shooting yesterday, and that the third section was on the way, but had not yet reached Vera Cruz. Consul Canada, in a dispatch to the State Department this afternoon, said a house-to-house search was being made through Vera Cruz and many ar rests of armed Mexicans were being made. A meeting of the executive committee of the American Red Cross was called to be held late today at the War Depart ment for the purpose of preparing for emergencies in Mexico. Secretary Garrison has received a num ber of applications from citizens of bor der towns appealing for protection against possible attacks from the Mexican side. The Secretary has referred all of these communications to Gen. Bliss, in com mand of the border patrol, leaving to his discretion the disposition of the forces. While the orders of the President were being carried out to the letter it was made apparent in conferences at the White House that the United States will "sit tight" at Vera Cruz, and that no further steps of pacification will be taken at this time. For the present, it was declared in high authority, the forces at Vera Ouz would hold the city to convince Huerta that this govenment means business, and that no action would be taken at Tampico unless there are retaliatory ac tions on the part of the Huerta govern ment. Beport as to O'Shaughnessy. The report spread around Washington early today that <~*harge O'Shaughnessy had been assassinated. Baltimore papers got out special editions on this report and it was given credence even among some government officials. Consul Canada reported at 1:15 o'clock today that he was unable to communi cate with the embassy in Mexico City. Secretary Bryan, going to the White House at 1:15, said he had received no word from Charge O'Shaughnessy since Monday. The last message from Mexico City came from the American consulate Tuesday forenoon. (Mr. Bryan appeared worried about Mr. O'Shaughnessy and today cabled him to report about conditions in Mexico City. The Secretary was sure, however, that if anything had happened to O'Shaugh nessy other legations in Mexico would have, through their home governments, in formed the United States. Press reports have stated that telegraph wires from Mexico City to Vera Cruz were cut yes terday. which would probably account for the lack of information. Jjlexico City is cut off from telegraph communication with the outside world, according to information received at the War Department today from the Western Union Telegraph Company. It was announced in addition that tele graphic messages for all places in Mexico were subject to "indefinite de lay in transmission." Armed Mexicans Arrested. Consul Canada reported that the first SCATTERED FIRING ALL NIGHT, FOLLOWING A DAY OF BATTLE VERA CRUZ, April 22.?There was only desultory firing here during the night Occasional shots were fired from the roofs of houses in the outskirts of the city, but the shots averaged not more than four an hour, and no further casualties were recorded on the American side. The street lighting system failed early last evening, and the only illumination during the night came from the interiors of the houses. MEXICAN LOSSES UNKNOWN. The losses of the Mexicans in yesterday's fighting could not be even rou?h1v calculated this mcrn"r~. Much of the firin- fcv liie f th (Copyrighted by Enrique Mueller.) AT RIGHT?UPPER: JAC'KJES FROM THE UNITED STATES STEAMSHIP PRAIRIE AT DRILI.. OVAI/ INSETt MA J. SMKDI.KY DARLINGTON BITI.ER, COMMANDING MARINES AT VERA CRl'Z. I.OWKR: GREAT GUNS OF THE VERMONT AND HER MARINE GUARD. American marines and bluejackets was at long range, and no attempt was made during the night to approach the center of the city, on which some determined Mexicans still occupied positions. At dawn yome bodies could be seen lying about the streets beyond the Amer ican lines. The efforts of Rear Admiral Fletcher late last night to find some one who exercised command over the Mexicans and to sug gest that he call off his men in the interests of humanity were un successful. RELUCTANT TO SHELL CITY. The rear admiral hesitated to open fire with shell on the city, but the presence of riflemen hidden behind the copings of the flat roofed buildings which formed capital shelter for sharpshooters made the use of artillery almost imperative to prevent sacrificing the lives of more Americans. American Losses. Four Americans, bluejackets and marines, were killed by the fire of the Mexican soldiers, and twenty fell wounded. Four of these are seriously injured, ac cording to the surgeons today. The water front, the custom house and all important piers, in cluding those under the terminal works from which extend the rail roads to the capital, were occupied. All the territory around the Ameri can consulate is strongly patrolled, and detachments hold other sec tions of the city. The Mexican commander, Gen. Gustavo Maas, offered a stubborn resistance to the American ad vance, and for many hours there was fighting in the streets. To ward nightfall it was reported that the main body of the federal gar risorf was in retreat to the west ward. Rear Admiral Fletcher, in com mand of the United States war ships, prefaced his occupation of the port by a demand, through the American consul, W. W. Canada,. for its surrender. Gen. Maas promptly declined to accede to this demand, and shortly after ward ten whaleboats were sent off from the side of the transport Prairie loaded with marines. These boats effected a landing in the neighborhood of the custom house before noon, and a few min utes later Capt. William R. Rush of the battleship Florida, who was in command of the operations ashore, brought his flag in. Capt. Rush's men had already taken up their positions. They numbered. 150 bluejackets from the Florida, 390 marines from the Prairie and 65 marines from the Florida. Later these were aug mented by a detachment from the Utah. Unheralded by Excitement. j The coming of the American 1 fsr:cs y es not heralded by an;' : great excitement, but small crowds gathered to watch the landing. Soon the bluejackets and marines marched through the streets leading from the water front and along the railroad yards. Others proceeded to the American consulate, while still others were deployed along the approaches to Central Plaza, in which Gen. Maas had concen trated his men. These maneuvers were effected without opposition, but suddenly Gen. Maas challenged the ad vance with the first shots?a vol ley fired from a point three blocks from the marines and two blocks south of the main plaza. The ma rines replied immediately, but the action ceased in a moment. There was a lull for ten minutes, and then another brief exchange from the west end of Montesinos street, where a federal outpost was stationed. At 12:30 the firing became general, and at 1 o'clock the guns of the transport Prairie went into action. Prior to this a detachment of bluejackets from the Utah, hold ing the ground between the con sulate and the water front, open ed with two of their three-incb guns. Ancient Tower Crumbles. The first shots from these pieces were directed against an ancient tower which once served as a lighthouse. This was occu pied by Mexican sharpshooters. Lieut. Commander Buchanan of the Florida ordered that it be de stroyed. Five shots brought the old Benito Juarez tower down. The women of the American colony in Vera Cruz had already been placed aboard the chartered steamers Esperanza and Mexico, but the foreign colony, especially the American section, was greatly augmented when three trainloads arrived from the capital. Some of these remained ashore, but j many were taken aboard the i steamers. So far as <an be learned none of the refugees was injured. Public Buildings Seized. The post office, government telegraph office and the cable office were the first buildings occupied after the custom house. A squad of marines was placed in charge of the cable office. The tele graph wires were found intact and enough Mexican operators were re tained to man these lines to Mexico City. After Gen. Maas had been driven from his position in central plaza, the Amer icans found themselves the object of fusillades from the tops of houses. It was learned that most of those en gaged in this resistance were civilians. They did much to prolong the action. Lieut. Col. Wendell C. Neville com manded the marines from the Prairie and Majs. Reid and Berkeley and Capts. Hughes, Hill and Dyer along the lines were reinforced by a detachment which originally was in position beyond the terminal works. Toward the middle of the afternoon a large body of Mexicans retired to the interior, where it was reported from Mexican sources they were ex pecting reinforcements from the capital. Halted Flanking Movement. This withdrawal, however, was not entirely premeditated. Those watching on the ships observed through their glasses a large force of Mexicans mov ing over the hills in the western out skirts of the city, apparently with the intention of flanking a battalion of marines in the railway yards and along Montesinsos street, near the American consulate. Instantly the five-inch guns of the Prairie belched forth, breaking the Mexican formation and causing a re treat. This ended the flanking move ment _ Only a few minutes before the 3-inch guns of the Prairie were used effectively near shore. A small detachment of Mexicans near the customhouse were causing some trouble. A few shots from the Prairie's guns silenced them. From time to time the same guns played their shells along the line or the shore, keeping the territory comparatively free of sharpshooters. In the action about the customhouse two bluejackets in a launch that carried a rapid flrer were wounded. Huerta Counting on Arms. Information that Gen. Huerta. was counting on receiving from the steamer Ypiranga of the Hamburg-American line, which was due to arrive yesterday, a big consignment of ammunition, rifles and machine guns, was responsible for the occupation of the customhouse some what earlier than might otherwise have been the case. The Ypiranga is still out side the harbor. She has on board among other supplies 10,000 rifles and 15,000,000 cartridges. Gen. Huerta has been making every effort to safeguard this consignment and had given orders that it be unloaded im mediately. placed on a special train drawn by two locomotives and rushed to the capital. Gen. Maas Fled the City. Gen. Gustavo Maas, commander of the garrison at Vera Cruz, left the city In a carriage at noon yesterday, half an hour after the first boatload of American ma rines landed from the warships. This was stated officially today, and it was also declared that he had not been seen or heard from since that hour. The commander's family followed him in another carriage. It is stated that the Mexican troops forming the garrison of Vera Cruz were turned loose as soon as it was seen that the Americans were about to land, and were told to act as they saw flt. Very few, if any. of their officers remained with the Mexican soldiers, whose opera tions were carried on without any one to direct them. Some of the Mexican troops obtained a considerable supply of intoxicants by looting two stores. As a result many of them were in a condition which made them equally dangerous to natives and foreigners who came within their range. Col. Cerrillo was one of the few officers who remained with the Mexican troops. He was the commander of the 19th Bat talion, and was wounded in one arm early in the fighting. The Mexican troops had one ?5-milli meter gun. which they placed in position at the corner of Ksteban, Morales and Mi.in streets. OFFICIAL LIST OF THE Navy Department Gives Corrected Statement <A Vera Cruz Casualties. The following Is the official list of : killed and wounded at Vera t'ruz wu corrected by the Navy Departm* t and Issued at 11-"V> o'clock this mortiii MARINE CORPS Dead?Private Daniel Aloysius gerty. 8th Company, 2d Advanced r.-. Regiment, re-enlisted January 7. 191' Boston. Next of kin. father. Mi. Haggerty. 1*J Harding street, ranib; Mass. Private Samuel Marten. lt>th Con.pa 2d Advanced Base Regiment, enlist. I June 23. 1913. at Chicago. Noxt of k father. Mayer Marten. 1817 Taylor stre-f.. Chicago. Seriously wounded?Private <ieors Dralne. 17th Company. 2d A. B. Ken - raent. enlisted February 't. 1913. at Ch cago. next of kin. mother. Estel; Draine. 2312 Union street. St. .Topep: Mo., Private Edward W Peterson. 16: Company. 2d A. B. Regiment. enlisted July 31. 1913. at Cleveland, next o;! kin] father. Walter Peierson. 61 Cedar street. Maione. X. V. Wounded? Private George Maurice Da vidsor.. ltfth Company. 2d A. B Reg ment; enlisted April L'tJ. 1911. at Chicago next of kin. mother. Martha M 1 ?avM son Oskaloosa. Iowa. Private John Mc Millan. ltith Company, 2d A. B. Reg ment; enlisted March 11. 2913. at Ch' cago; n??xt of kin, mother. Franos M? Millan. Mayfleld. Manitoba, '"anada. F vate Richard Shaker. 17th Company. - A. B. Regiment; enlisted June 21. 1?.?13, New York; next of kin. mother, Freder ica Shaker, 4JS Soutri Bridge ^tre^'. Poughkeepsie. N". V. Privat.- Harry Reed, 16th Company. 2d A H R^cim^t enlisted August 1913, at Clnclnnat next of kin. mother. Irene Ke-d. South La Salle street. Chi? a^??. BLUEJACKETS. Dead?^George Poinsett, seaman, b April 10. 1894; home address, 5.^2' North 12th street, Philadelphia; next of kin. William Poinsett. father, same address. Seaman Poinsett en listed at Philadelphia June l*i. 1911. and was assigned to the Florida. John 1 Schumacher, coxswain, born December I 5, 1889; home address. 161 Harmon *trot>:. | Brooklyn; next of kin. Isabella Molvii; i non, mother, same address. Coxswain 1 Schumacher enlisted November. l'>>7. :it I the New York recruiting station and was ! re-enlisted December 5. 1910. He r^ entlv wfts transferred from the Wheeling the Florida. Seriously wounded?Clarene.- Re Harshbarger. seaman, born March 31. 1892; home address, 160 Center- street. Waverly N. Y.; next of kin. C. O. Har?!i barger, father. 160 Center street, Waverly. N. Y.; enlisted January J1. 1911, at Waverly. N. Y. (recruiting party): Harshbarger was atta^h^d t the U. S. S. Utah; Joseph Loui Kwaplch. seaman, born March 6. W home address, 21 Sobieski stree Rochester N. Y.; next of kin, John Kwaplch, father, 21 Sobieski street. Rochester. N. Y.; enlisted April 26. 1911. at Rochester. N. Y.; was attached to tha U. S. S. Utah. Henry N. Nlckerson, boatswain's mat^ (second class), born December 22. lW*s home address, 127 12th street. Wheeling. W. Va_; next of kin. Augusta Nickerso:.. mother. 127 12th street. Wheeling, \\ Va.; enlisted March, 1907, and re-enliste i April 19, 1911. at Cleveland; was tached to the U. S. S. Utah. Edward A. Gisburne. electrician (third class), born June 14, 1892; home address M Summer 6treet. Qulncy, Mass.; ne\t of kin, John R. Glsburne. grandfather 1932 17th street. Washington. D. C.; en listed August 30. 1?10, at Boston: attached to the Florida. Wounded?William H. Mangels, seam.n. born November 17, 1894; home addre??= I 18 Main street. Yonkers, N. Y.; next kin, John Cotters, guardiar.. 18 Ma_n street. Yonkers; enlisted September 1. 1912, at New York; attached to the Uta Frederick Nanz. ordinary seaman- b>ri July 4, 1895; home address. 463 Hirnrod street. Brooklyn; next of kin. Ma-:* Nanz. mother. 463 Him rod street. Brook lyn; enlisted March 19. 1913. at^ >?*** York; attached to the Utah. Nathan Schwartz, ordinary seaman; born Ap-1 22, 1893; home address. 223 Fast street. New York; next of kin. I la rv Schwartz, brother, same addr** enlisted September 21. 191-. at York; attached to the i io:. i. James Horace Copeland, seaman, bom July 13. 1892: home address MonUr* Tenn ; next of kin. J. M. Copeland. fath er Monterey. Tenn.; enlisted January li 1911. at Chattanooga. Tenn.; attached t" thThe ^department has communicated with the next of kin in each case. Iv the cases of the men seriously wounded the next of kin have also been informed that they would be advised of any new developments. ?It is the intention.'' says a statement issued by th-i Navy Department tl morning. "to bring the remain* of naval dead to the United states at th earliest possible opportunity depen.. upon the circumstances and location tending the fatalities, and to eith. forward them to the next of kin or o make final interment in a national ceire terv. as may be desire.1 b> i.e f.t.ui of the deceased. AH expenses of transportation of the dead will ba -re frayed by the United States NEW YORK. April ?-Mrs. U Mackey, mother of John K. Schuinacm who was among the Americans killed - terday in the capture of Vera Oruz, r. fused last night to believe that her r-i was dead and awaited official Hon from Washington, She insisted t. a there must b? some mistake and consoled in the belief until official im ports confirmed the news, when she 1 ? came hysterical. . f Charles Donaldson i.ameron one of - wounded, also lives in Brookljn. H. seventeen years old. a public sell . graduate and the sou of a foreman ma chinist. PASSING OF OLD HOSTELRY. New York's Grand Union Hotel to yaWe Way for Subway. NEW YORK. April 22?The Grand Union Hotel. for forty years a popular uptown commercial house, la to be closed May A and sen thereafter the building is to ta torn down to make way for subway improvements. The property. whicli takes in the entire block on the east side of Park avenue from 41st to 4-'J streets has been condemned, and the title will revert to the city as soon as - orice is fixed by the public serv e commission A cross-town branch of ti:e subway to connect the Lexington avenue and the 4th avenue lines will run under thThe?Gwid11Unfon Hotel never chanp. d ltJcharacter of a commercial house hi.a L of more pretentious hotels n? ihS vlclnlty never Appeared to detr , I ?omPr?Perty " Va" ued at about Sa.5tO.OUU. Visits Puget Sound Navy Yard. SEATTLE. April 22.? Assistant Seer, tary of the Navy Franklin D. Rooseve t went to the Puget sound navy yard. . t Bremerton? yesterday to remain i?-; Mr. Roosevelt expects to leave -or Washington Thursday. Gathering of Woman Students. ' BLOOMINGTON. Ind., April :2 woman students from a dozen or more universities of the middle west are - pected here Friday and Saturday for tie second annual convention of the Inte - collegiate Association for Woman s he/d'at^'Indiana1 f b^ons."? PSl !S^d? Missouri and Rockford. The purpose o the organization Is to promote student self-government amons college women