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refugees In leaving the trouble-torn re ad,?, r^rt tion. HO train at Incarna as ansi? ST?tS? smelter where they are now confined^ Another party o^^ut^fl Jhlch le?t and no accommodations of any kind. All Nations Aiding: XT. S. Secretary Bryan has been advised tt*t British and German war vessels have left Tampico bound for Vera Cru* ,oa^ with refugees. mostly A^rica^ The Secretary said that all nations *<T>r?ent; -d in Meiican waters were co-operatInK wi*vi fh? United States in handling the refugees The refugees from Tamr'co irtU be transshipped at Vera Cruz transportation to Galveston. . .. G Anneals from anxious relatives or friends for information about ^er ** ?;tlll in Mexico are flooding: the Sta*? ^ " "rtment. Among those whom the de partment officials said were safe at A era SSOTS-Tin b?Z stapl^T and d'atight^" *w-' Ada?? Si. Mueller. Harry Harrison and TV. tv. Miller. Federals Seize Property. \n American vouched for as reliable. who has Just arrived at Eagle, Pius, Texas, from Musqnlz, a town In Coa nulla, about 200 miles distant from Bagle Pass, reports that the e ?av? taken from Bosedia lor-cs. l'O mules and U.W> cat"e VoOcc. according to a message to the State Department, has beeni gi ven J^ all American property in that ? would be seized by the Huerta for" . The Japanese ambassador todaj s ,,red from w? porary refuge in the 8Uspcnd the t^fSgsSiPH bringing distressed refugees hurlried toward northern ports. - ,, r. leans ami Galveston the railroads ivaj agreed to move victims of menacing co - .iitions ill the southern republic to any ooint in the fnlted States at half fare, this to apply whether the fares were raid by the government or the indi vfdual Two thousand refugees are re ported en route from Tampico w^ere no Vmericans now remain, while it is be iieved that at least ^000 Araertcans who wera In Huerta s capital Wednesday have safely reached Vera Cruz. Americans on Way North. Of the 4,000 Americans estimated by the State Department to have been within the danger zone last Wednesday, It Is be lieved the greater part are already on their way north. Some 300 Americans from the Tehuan tepec railway zone, gathered at Sallna Cruz and Puerto Mexico, have either left the country or are in comparative safety. Reports from the zones along the land frontier are more difficult to obtain. Many of the Americans already have made their way north In small parties. It is also practically impossible to sum up the situation in regard to Americans in the smaller colonies. The State Department professes ina bility to give any estimate of the num ber of Americans still in the danger re gions In Mexico. Admiral Fletcher Proclaims Martial Law in Vera Cruz Refusal of federal officials in Vera Cruz to resume their duties under direct con trol of the American forces?resulting In confusion over the city's administration? has caused Admiral Fletcher to proclaim martial law. Martial law was not proclaimed by Ad miral Fletcher In Vera Cruz until he was positive no other move would adequately protect the United States' interests there. The Navy Department was fully advised of the situation, and President Wilson was fully confident that If the admiral determined to declare martial law In ef fect It was because all other means had been exhausted. At the Navy Depart ment yesterday It was said that the full est confidence of the administration rests upon Admiral Fletcher. Admiral Fletcher reports that proposed provisions for regulation of the new es tablishment at Vera Cruz contemplated that officials to be appointed might be Americans. Mexicans, or any other na tionality, "it being the intent and purpose to extend to the inhabitants of the ter ritory as large a participation in the gov ernment as may be practical with due consideration for the ends to be hereby accomplished." Federal and local taxes, it Is proposed, will be levied under pres ent arrangements. There will be no addi tional imposts "except when required by unusual exigencies," and if any surplus remains after the city's expenses have been paid, it will be intrusted to a treas urer. Rules for the ultimate disposition of any surplus will be made later. *t is proposed In the administration of the ? ity that local and government laws of Mexico be followed as closely as possible. Created No Excitement. Reports to the Navy Department from Admiral Fletcher today stated that the proclamation had created no excitement, that people had resumed passing freely .tbout the streets and were attracted to the parks and plazas by the playing of bands from American warships. The text of the proclamation, given out by the Navy Department, follows: "The officials of th.' Mexican federation and of th? state of Vera Cruz who were in office in Vera Cruz at the time of the landing of the United States forces under my command h<jve informed me of their inability to continue In the discharge of the functions of their respective offices. Although the municipal authorities of the city, with a fine consideration for the In terests of their fellow-citizens, have in reply to my request resolved to continue in the performance of their respective duties, there is no provision in the mu nicipal laws and ordinances for the per formance of many important functions of government. Conditions Required It. These facts have created a condition which requires the adoption of different measures than those proposed in my proclamation of the 22d Instant. There fore. in order to afford 10 the inhabitants of Vera Cruz and of the other territories hereafter described the privileges of a government exercising all the functions necessary for the establishment and maintenance of the fundamental rights of men, 1 do hereby, under my authority as commanding officer of the military forces of the United States of America, proclaim that martial law exists In the city of Vera Cruz and the territory con tiguous thereto now occupied by the forces under my command, and that such law shall be hereafter extended to such additional territory as may hereafter be occupied by my forces. "I further proclatm, in accordance with the laws of nations and the usages, cus toms and conventions of my own and other governments, that I am vested with the power and responsibility of govern ment hi all Its functions and branches Aa animated scene of wartime awlfnttl. whn tile pack trains of the 4,000 troopa of the United Statea Army, rtm- .. prtstas the 5th Brigade, commanded by Gea. Fuastoa. arrived there ea route to Vera Cro, to relieve the blneJackeU The t??* l?t*nirr, from Honston, Tex., hoarding the transport Kllpatrlck for the seat of war. after a -hike" af and marines now holding that port. Ilfty miles. throughout the territory above described. The proper administration of such gov ernment by martial law will be provided for In regulations to be Issued from time to time as required by the commanding officer of the forces of the United States of America. "Done at the city of Vera Cruz this 2?th day of April, 1914. (Signed) "F. F. FLETCHER, "Rear Admiral United States Navy, com manding the forces of the United States of America now occupying Vera Cruz." FUNSTiSlOPS NEARING VERA CRUZ TO TAKECONTROL Transports Bearing Brigade Expected to Reach Mexican Port This Evening. NAVAL MEN WELCOME RELIEF FROM SHORE DUTY General Rejoicing That Americans Will Be Permitted to Leave Sanger Zone. TRAIN ARRIVES TOMORROW Stores of Blockaded City Thrive, While Hotels Are Crowded With Befugees?Port's Busi ness Unraveled. VERA CRUZ, April 27.?There was rejoicing here today when word was received from the Brit ish minister, Sir Lionel Carden, in Mexico Gty, that Gen. Huerta had agreed to permit Americans to leave the capital and other dan ger zones. A train carrying 250 foreigners will reach here tomor row. Previously the hopes of Ameri cans here who had relatives and friends in the capital had been buoyed up by a statement given out in behalf of Admiral Fletcher that he had information which led liim to hope for the early ar rival of more American refugees. Great interest is being taken in the expected arrival of the brigade of troops commanded by Gen. Frederick Funston. The soldiers were expected be fore nightfall, and the sailors on the line of battleships rimming the city front beyond the break water eagerly scanned the horizon for the smoke of the battleship Louisiana and the transports she was convoying. The transports have reduced their speed in order not to arrive here before late today. It is now considered improbable that the men will land before tonight or tomorrow morning. Lines Not to Be Extended. It Is considered probable here that no extension of the lines already estab lished by the Americans will be at tempted while the negotiations are pend ing. This will become a matter for Gen. Funston's decision, however, upon his landing,'since Admiral Fletcher has al ready been advised that the general la to have supreme command ashore. There was great activity today, how ever. In the aviators" camp near the bath ing beach, where the smooth water of the inner harbor afforded every facility for arising and landing. Should the ma chine# be required later the aviators are ready for service and are busy studying maps of the surrounding territory. Consults With Federals. Lieut Frank J. Fletcher, in a special train, went into the federal lines near Tejera yesterday under a white flag and talked over the proposition of each side permitting the safe passage of refugees. The best information he could get from the Mexican major representing Gen. M?as. with whom he talked, was that if a train did arrive from Mexico City the Maas forces would notify the Americans 1 and permit the train to be run to the Mexican end of the cap in the railroad line. Communication with the capital was restored yesterday, but it is direct from Mexico City to Galveston and not to Vera Cruz. The Mexican major had no Information regarding Gen. Huerta's in tention to permit more foreigners to reach the coast. So far as Gen. Maas was concerned, he said that all consideration would be accorded the running of trains as far as possible in order to save the women and children as many steps as possible. The Mexican officer appeared pleased at Rear Admiral Fletcher's willingness to permit all Mexicans who so desired to leave Vera Cruz. Tearing- Up Railroad Tracks. While the admiral's emissary was talking to the major there arrived three flat cars loaded with workmen, who were immediately added to those engag ed in tearing up the railroad tracks. Nearly two miles of track already has been removed. It has been learned here that Gen. Rubio Naverette, a relative of Huerta, has been detailed to the work of destroy ing the railroad should that step become necessary. He has orders to mine all bridges between the coast and capital as well as the tunnels along the stretch of the road through the mountains. O'Shaughnessy on Battleship. Nelson CVShaughneesy, until recently American charge in Mexico City, spent a great part of yesterday aboard the bat tleship Minneapolis, coming ashore in the afternoon for a short time. He said he had no orders, and that he was in the dark whether he was to remain here or report to Washington. Mrs. O'Shaugh nessy took tea during the afternoon with friends aboard the steamer Yplranga. E. V. Welms of Winchester, Va,, for mer president of a sugar company, and his son have been added to the list of those taken from a train and held by the federals at Cordova. They were on a visit .to a hacienda in southern Vera Cruz. With the exception of the Pan-Amer ican railway, extending from Guatenala up the west coast to connection with a Tehuantepec road. Gen Huerta is now operating, with his own men, every rail- i road in Mexico, without regard to the | rights of foreign owners. He has driven j away every foreigner. The last road to i be taken over was the Tehuantepec Na- i tlonal, connecting the Pacific and Atlantic j ports of @alina Cruz and Coatzaooalcps. j This property is owned jointly by the j government and Lord Cowdray and has! ?been operated by Cowdray. Foreigners Are Released. J. B. Boyd returned Sunday from Coat sacoalcos, where he effected the release Of all foreigners who had been arrested under Huerta's orders and held at Rln con Antonio, the headquarters of the road. More than fifty foreigners had been detained, including officials of the railroad, conductors, engineers and ma chinists. Boyd had the men and their families sent to the coasts, some to the Atlantic port and others to the Pacific port. The Vera Cruz and Isthmus railroad line between Tierra Blanca and Vera Cruz is not in operation at all. The big j bridge at Boca del Rio, eight miles from Vera Cruz, over which it enters this city, \ has been dynamited. The American authorities here are un-! able to predict just what disposition will be made of the first troops to land, but it is supposed that the infantrymen will be used in patrolling the streets and the cavalry on the picket lines beyond the city limits. Naval officers welcome the relief of the bluejacket battalions from patrol duty ashore, as they say the men are ac customed to the constant work of caring for the ship and great guns, and the monotonous grind of sentry duty is try ing to them. Both bluejackets and ma rines, however, are maintaining a won derfully clear record for orderly conduct and the officers are enthusiastic in praise of their efficiency at any task to which they may have been assigned. Scenes of Animation. About the central plaza of the city, where the small park, brilliant with tropic .1 growths, is surrounded on two sides by sidewalk cafes of Parisian ap pearance, the scene Is an animated one' from early morning untii late at night. The tables are thronged with refugees and women of all nationalities from in terior points, and the discussion of the probable fate of friends and acquaint ances still unheard from occupies every group. The gathering represents every activity in the interior of Mexico in which Euro peans have had a part, and many of the British subjects still wear a little union jack pinned to coats or dress fronts which were on when they made their way to the coast. Anxiety knows no nationality. The British and Germans fear the wrath of the Mexican mob will make no distinc tion between those of white skin and that all will share the common fate *as Americans if an uprising should occur. As the days pass and the exodus of refugees from coast points continues with no reports of violence it \s the hope of those gathered here that loss of life will be averted and damage inflicted only in a financial sense. Vera Cruz Stores Thrive. Vera Cruz stores are doing a thriving business supplying those who fled, leav ing everything behind. The cafes are reduced to meager bills of fare. Ice is at a premium and restaurants are striving to reopen trade with truck gardeners and dairies to the southward. Peons are flocking to the city daily, their arms laden with live chickens and eggs carried for miles to get the unusual prices which prevail here. City hotel accommodations are strained to the limit to care for the influx of refugees, and the American officials con tinue today their efforts to Induce the women, at least, to go to the United States. The steamer Mexico carried more than 000 when it sailed for Galveston last night, and when enough desirous CIVILIANS ARRIVING TO JOIN HUERTA'S ARMY IN MEXICO CITY. The flrit pkotorriph to arrive here from Mexico City since the present crista between the United States and Mexico, baring successfully passed the strict censorship established by Huerta. It shows the type of volunteers who *re of fering: their services to Huerta for the protection of Mexico City. This particular croup of volunteers was photo graphed at ?1 Contadero, about fifteen miles from Mexico City. of making the trip arc gathered another ship will follow. Capt. Stickney of the Prairie, now cap tain of the port, is making good progress in straightening out the customhouse tangle. He found desks rifled of many papers, presumably by departing federal officials, but believes they were taken in order that the officials might clear their own accounts rather than to embarrass the Americans. Must Watch Ancient Fortress. Among the port captain's duties is the overseeing of the affairs of the ancient fortress, San Juan de Ulloa. There the Mexican flag is still flying and' the Mexi can commandant is still in control of eighty armod soldiers and 500 prisoners, many of the iatter most desperate crimi nals. A narrow causeway connects the fortress with the shore and this is con stantly guarded by a field piece and ma cL.ne gun, making a guard in the fortress unnecessary. Capt. Stickney said tc-uay that It soon would be necessary to leed not only the prisoners, but also the Mexican soldiers, who still bear arms in service under their own flag. Bluejackets yesterday began the dis tribution of 700 sacks of accumulated mail. The mail addressed to persons in the Interior has been held for distribution, but the Vera Cnz mail and that for all Americans, whether known to be held or not, has been distributed on the assump tion that all Americans in time will reach here and call for their mail. One Incident, which was altogether un premediated, but which appeared to im press the Mexicans who witnessed it, oc curred yesterday at the big Spanish church in the center of the town. Blue jackets and marines, when on patrol this morning were given permission by the non-commissioned officers to attend serv ice. The men stacked their guns outside the door and in the entrance and entered tho church. The Mexicans learned that it was no idle curiosity that led them there, but a desire to worship. Over the town the Mexican flag still floats and th? American colors appear only on the customhouse. Non-Combatants Told to Leave. Something like a miniature panic oc curred among the Americans and other foreigners when the notice was posted yesterday that all American non-comba tants must leave the city by 4 o'clock, and the refusal of most of these people to obey the order in spite of Its definite character demonstrated the difficulty that would be encountered if there really were reasons why they should leave. Ap parently the first notice was posted by mistake, as substitute orders later posted explained that the steamer Mexico would sail in the afternoon and that all wishing to go to Galveston must go aboard imme diately. DEATH OF NOAH W. HALLEY. Civil War Veteran and Employe of Pension Office Since 1884. Noah W. Halley, civil war veteran and employe of the pension office since 18&I, died at George Washington University Hospital yesterday of heart disease. The body will be taken* to Indiana for inter ment. Mr. Halley was born in Tipton county, Ind. At the beginning of the civil war he enlisted in one of the early regiments that went out from that state. He was doorkeeper of the Housq for a number of years beginning with 1878. L#ater ho became a special examiner in the bureau of pensions, which position he held until last October, when he was appointed chief of the record division. He is survived by two daughters living in In diana. ? PUNS FOR FIRST FIELD AH IDE Will Be Commanded by Gen. Wood, With Gen. Scott as Chief of Staff. FIFTH BRIGADE IS DUE AT VERA CRUZ TODAY First Aero-Radio Battalion Will Sail From Galveston in Case of War. Plans have been prepared at the War Department for the organization of the first Held army for operations In Mexico In case of war. This army will be com manded by MaJ. Gen. Leonard Wood, with Brig. Gen. Hugh I*. Scott as his chief of staff. Of this army, the main part of the Bth Brigade, commanded by Brig. Gen. Fred erick Punston, Is expected to arrive at Vera Cruz late today. The brigade con sists of the 4th, 7th, 19th and 28th regi ments of Infantry, reinforced by the Bth Cavalry, 4th Field Artillery and En gineer and Signal Corps troops. The 8th Brigade of the 3d Division, consisting of the 6th, 12th and 16th regiments of Infantry, under command of Gen. John J. Pershing, from the Pre sidio of San Francisco, and the 6th Field Artillery, from Fort Riley, Is en route to El Paso and other points In Texas. The next army troops to reach Vera Cruz will be the 1st Battalion of the 4th Field Artillery, which sailed from Galveston yesterday. The 4th Is com manded by Col. Lucien G. Berry, and In the 1st Battalion, commanded by MaJ. George LeR. Irwin, are Batteries A., B. and C. The 3d Battalion, together with the animals, will set sail from Galveston on the San Marcos as soon as loading is completed. The artillery force, bound for Mexican service, numbers about GOO while each of the infantry regiments con tains from SOO to 850 men. The next de tachment to be ordered to Vera Cruz probably will be the 6th Cavalry, now at Texas City, Tex. Following is the composition of the first field army. The place of embarka tion is In parentheses: First Division. Headquarters?Governors Island (New York). First Brigade?3d, Bth and 29th Infan try (New York). Second brigade?9th and 17th Tnfantry aand 2d Battalion of the 3d Feld Artil lery (Newport News). First Provisional Coast Artillery Bri gade?Fifth provisional regiment, com posed of 91st and 164th compaiies from Jackson barracks, 39th and 99th com panies from Fort Morgan, ? battlaion from Fort Barrancas, 11th and 163d companies from Fort Dsde, 72d and 74th companies from Fort Scheven, headquar ters 127th company from Fort Crockett, and eighth band from Fort Barrancas (Pensaciia); 6th Provisional Regiment, Coast Artillery Corps?First battalion from Fort Monroe, 31st, 79th, 6th, 35th, 116th, 121sa., 78th and 145th companies, hearquarters 144th company and fourth band (Pensacola); 7th Provisional Regi ment, Coast Artillery Corps?166th, 168th. 44th, 110th, 21st, 40th, 3d, 98, 122d, 123d, 48th and 56th companies, headquarters 47th company and fifth band (Pensacola). Divisional cavalry?2d Cavalry (New York). Headquarters and 1st Battalion, 1st Field Artillery (Galveston). First Battalion of Engineers, less Com pany D iNewport News*. Company I, Signal Corps (Galveston). Two ambulance companies, two field hospitals, two wagon companies for am munition train and two wagon com panies for supply train. Second Division. Headquarters?'Texas City (Galveston). Fourth Brigade ? Twenty-third, 26th and 27th Infantry (Galveston). Fifth Brigade?Fourth, 7th, 19th and 28th Infantry (Galveston). Sixth Brigade?Eleventh, 18th and 22d Infantry (Galveston). Sixth Cavalry (Galveston). Headquarters and two battalions of the 4th Artillery (Galveston). Second Battalion of Engineers, less Company F (Galveston). Company D, Signal Corps (Galveston). Sanitary troops?Company No. 3, am bulance, field hospital No. 3 and one field hospital and one ambulance com pany to be organized from volunteers (Galveston). Two wagon companies for ammunition train and two wagon companies for sup ply train (Galveston). Third Division. Headquarters at San Francisco (Gal veston). Seventh Brigade?Fourteenth, 20th and 21st Infantry (Galveston). Eighth Brigade?Sixth, 12th and 16th Infantry (Galveston). Divisional artillery: Second Provis ional C. A.C. Brigade?Eighth Regiment, 76th, 82d, 87th and 113th companies, a battalion from Fort Totten, a battalion from Fort H. G. Wright, headquarters and 53d Company from Fort Wads worth, and 12th Band (Boston); 9th Provisional Regiment, C. A. C., first battalion from Fort Adams, second bat talion made up of the 7th, 46th 109th and 152d companies, third battalion made up from troops at Fort Terry, headquarters and 110th Company from Fort Terry, and 11th Band (Boston); 10th Provisional Regiment, C. A. C., first battalion from Fort Adams, sec ond battalion from Fort McKlnley, third battalion made up of 1st, 5th, 49th and 89th companies, headquarters and 83d Company from Fort Strong and 10th Band (Boston). Divisional Cavalry?First Regiment (Galveston). Divisional artillery Sixth Field Ar tillery less Battery C (Galveston). Divisional engineers?Company F (Gal veston). Sanitary troops?Amfbulance company No. 2, field hospital No. 2 and an ambu lance company and field hospital to be organized from volunteers (Galveston). Two wagon companies for ammunition train and two for supply train (Gal veston). Sixth Division. Headquarters at Albany (New York). Sixteenth brigade?7th, 12th, 69th and 71st New York Infantry (New York). Seventeenth brigade?14th, 23d and 74th New York Infantry (New York). Eighteenth brigade?1st, 2d and 3d New York Infantry (New York). Divisional cavalry?6th National Guard. New York Cavalry, nine troops (New York). Divisional artillery?11th and 12th New York Field Artillery, six batteries each (New York). Divisional engineers?6th New York Engineers, three companies (New York). Signal troops?6th New York Signal Battalion, two companies (New York). Sanitary troops?21st, 22d and H3d New f York ambulance companies and illst and 22d field hospitals of New York (New York). First Auxiliary Division. Headquarters at Albany, N. Y. Forty-ninth Brigade?Tenth, tS5th and 47th New York Infantry and three com panies of 1st Battalion of New York engineers (New York). rlfth Field Atillery from Fort Sill, Galveston. Cavalry Division. Headquarters at San Antonio (Galves ton). First Brigade?Third, 14th and 15th Cavalry (Galveston). Second Brigade?Ninth and 10th Cav alry (Galveston). Fourth Brigade?Fifth and 11th Cav alry (Galveston). Divisional artillery?Second Battalion (Galveston). Divisional engineers?Company D of engineers (Galveston). Signal troops?Company A (Galveston). ?Sanitary troops?Ambulance Company No. 1 and field hospital No. 1 (Galves ton). Six pack trains (Galveston). The first aero-radio battalion with eight aeroplanes, composed of Companies G, H and M of the Signal Corps, prob ably will be attached to the*, first auxil iary division and will sail from Galves ton. MEXICAN SHARES JUMP Bear Stampede on Stock Exchange Follows Changed Situation. NEW YORK. April 27.?A bear stampede was caused on the stock ex change today by the change in the Mexican situation since the close of the market Saturday. Prospects of a long war with Mexico led to heavy speculative selling of stocks last week, at steadily falling prices. The pro posal of mediation and its reported ac ceptance by Huerta, sent up prices with a rush at the opening of the mar ket today. Traders who had sold short bid ex citedly for stocks to cover, and for the first half hour there was a lively scene on the floor of the exchange. In Mexican Petroleum, a stock which was especially heavy last week, there was a jump of 15*4 points on the first few transactions. No such a move ment had been witnessed on the ex change for several years. The <bears, in panic, pushed up the price 10 points on the first transaction and thereafter a point at a time. After the excitement had died down the quotation slipped back until 11 points of the buoyant advance had been lost. In all of last week's slump Mexican Petroleum's loss was 4 points less than the amount it gained during the first few minutes today. American Smelting, which also was particularly heavy last week, owing to its extensive interests in Mexico, jumped 4 points on the first sale. Elsewhere gains ranged from 1 to 3 points. SAYS IT'S UP TO BUSINESS MEN TO SUPPORT C. OF C. Robert L. Marcley Says It Is on Pay Boll of Every Commercial House in Each Town. "Did you ever stop to think that the chamber of commerce of your town be longs on your pay roll?" is the question put to business men by Robert L. Mar cley, at present commercial secretary of the chamber of commerce of Qoldsboro, N. C., and formerly assistant secretary of the National Press Club of this city. "Not only is it on your pay roll," con tinues Mr. Marcley. "but you, in turn, are In honor and duty bound to it, and you owe it a definite and unavoidable ob ligation to Interest yourself in its affairs. "Ypti know that your business success depends largely upon the state of busi ness in your community," adds Mr. Mar cley. "You know that. In turn, the state of business In the community depends largely upon what you and other busi ness men do to develop the community business. You know that the important point is that your business and the com munity business travel together, and that you cannot afford to neglect either. That's why the chamber of commerce is "on your pay roll.' "No man with imagination and civic pride and with red blood In his veins can stand apart from his fellows in the great work that lies before the chamber of commerce of his community- The dawn of its real work is Just appearing over the horizon of the future." \ Bate Cases Not Yet Decided. No important case was decided by the ] Supreme Court of the United States to- , day. The school board has asked the Har- j ford county (Md-) commlsloners for $62.- c 628.41 to run the public schools of the 1 county for the next school year. 1 Cananza Asked for Statement Re girding Note on Seizure of City. Conttnuanoe of the rebel attack Tampico today. as reported to the N?< ' Department by Rear Admiral Mayo, i significant. It follow* orders issued i/ Carrante, the constitutionalist learte trom Chihuahua to hie field officers '\ take Tampico at all costs and apprehciul federals responsible for the affront t.? the United States at that port, which le<l to the United States occupation of Veu. Cruz. Oarranza has ordered that those re sponsible for the arrest of the Amerirai^ bluejackets must be brought before ? rebel court. Carranza has been asked for a statement of his attitude to clear up questions arising from possibly fault translation of his note Issued after th* seizure of Tampico. ??The American consul at Tamplro Admiral Mayo'e dispatch continues. ' I now on board the Dolphin with the coi - sular force on the Des Moines. ? * North Dakota has arrived at Tamptn and general conditions are reported 1 unchanged." ^ A1 Success of the rebel forces continue . The federal stronghold of Monterey na* at last been captured by the constir tionalists. according to a report from ttvi American consul at Nuevo Laredo. H* says information has reached hlni tnsr, Monterey was captured Saturday. All was quiet, he reported. In Nuew* Laredo, the tires having died out. leay, ing the business section of the town in ruins. . The American consul at Nuevo Laredo reported officially that the constitutions - ists had captured the city of Montere>. one of the Huerta strongholds in north eastern Mexico, and a point of strategic importance. SENATE PASSES BILL Measure Makes It Duty to Clean Sidewalks Within Four Hours After Fall Ceases. The Senate today passed the Dlllinc ham bill for the removal of snow and ice from the paved sidewalks In M ash lngton. The bill makes it the duty of the property holders, the District Com missioners and the United States army ' engineers to see that s-.iow Is removed from the sidewalks within the first , four hours of daylight after a fall of | snow. In order to permit the chief of engi neers and the Commissioners to carry out their part of the program, an ap propriation of $10,000 Is authorized, one-half from the federal Treasury and one-half- from the Distict revenues. Senator Lane of Oregon said he did not believe the proposed law would work out. He said his impression was that by having the city do the work and tax the citizens for the cost of the work a I difficulties would be met. He said horse or gasoline engine plows could be used Says Laws Work Elsewhere. Senator Dillingham replied that laws similar to that proposed in the bill had f proved workable in all the northern cities which he had beard about. Senator Lodge of Massachusetts de clared that such a law had proved satis factory in Boston. The District has 5CD miles of paved sidewalks and it would require 12.000 men to clear the snow from these walks, said Senator Dillingham. He said th? bill had been carefully drawn, so as to meet objections which had caused the courts to hold unconstitutional two other laws passed "by Congress for the removal of enow and ice from the sidewalks. PREACHED THREE TIMES IN CHURCHES YESTERDAY Rev. Dr. Edward Judson Tells of His Father's Work in India 100 Years Ago. Rev. Dr. Edward Judson. pastor of the Judson Memorial Baptist Churcli of New York, and son of Rev. Adorn - ram Judson, who founded Christian missions in India 100 years ago, the centennial of which is being observed In all parts of the world by Baptists^ this year, preached three times in Washington yestardav. At 11 ?'tloc1' he was heard in the Fifth Baptist Church, in the afternoon at o'clock in Calvary Baptist Church, and at . o'clock again In Fifth Baptist Churcb "Adoniram Judson, or the Lengthened Shadow of an Individual Man. was the subject of the morning discourse. First American Missionary. "A hundred years ago.'' said Dr Jud son "there sailed from these shores a young man named Adoniram Judson. 01 whom we think as the first American foreign missionary. He was of New bng land parentage, the son of a Congres^ tional "iln'ster ~ He'wa^ou^ up was graduated from Brown Lniver. . Dr.?rwa?r crying the gosp ?lt? cient Intellectual people, proud L SSSr th? first thing they bumped up against was this Burman conservatism. Tfp/i to Learn Burmese. ??He had to learn the language and the customs of the people, and then there passed those seven years before there was the first convert. I suppose some Christians in this country when they heard that said. "I told you so. Nothing wnfeome of It. It is a mad enterprise. It is a mere piece of fanaticism. "Those seven years rolled on. and my - 7 i^ored there at the language, try ing to get some little tracts printed, and ret the printed page before the people^ untilThere came the conversion of the "?"It'wasndurinS that Ume of waiting for 223 convert that my father wrote u^n the Sly leaf of a little book of th. Bu?r)01^asoerrow, health or pain. Our course be onward still. We sow on Burmah's barren plains. We reap on Zlon's hill. To Turn on New Lights Tonight. Plans have been completed for turning on tonight the new lighting system on r street between ?th and 18th streets, and nn 18th street between U street and Ce lumbla. road northwest. The new illumi nation will be furnished by 116 candle ?,,r Incandescent lamps similar to the I?hU now in use on 7th street between N'w york avenue and Pennsylvania av? EST Old style gas lamp, were formerly In use on U and l?th streets between the thoroughfares named.