THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOT,. m- NO. 461. JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS
Gen. Villa Refuses to |
fight United States
El Paso. Tex.. April 24.? Gen.
Villa said today that he absolutely
declined to be dragged Into a war
with the United tSatee by anybody.
Hla declaration was so positive
and unreserved that It has allayed
the war feeling that blazed here
last night and this morning.
Villa made his statement to Spe
cial Agent for the State Depart
ment Carothers, who called on him
at Juarez to get an expression of
"THEY MUST THINK I AM
"Why." smiled Villa, throwing
his arms on the shoulders of Car
others, "all Europe would laugh at
us, and say that little drunkard
Huerta has drawn them Into a
tangle at last."
"They must think I am crazy,"
Mexican* Attack Laredo. Texas.
San Antonio. Tex.. April 24.?
Long distance telephone mess
ages received here today from
Laredo say that at 2:30 o'clock
this afternoon the Mexican Fed
erals. who are still in control of
Nuevo Laredo, flred the town,
and were at that time firing
! across the Rio Grande river into
Troops Off for Vera Cruz.
Galveston. Tex.. April 24?Four
transports with the Fifth Brigade
U. S. Infantry on board sailed
this afternoon for Vera Cruz.
Gen. Funston is commanding.
Moba Are Virtually In Control of Mex
MEXICO CITY, via Refugee Train
enroute to Vera Cruz. April 24. ?
Mexico City Is virtually in the posses
sion of mobs who search for Ameri
can flags and trample them under theii
feet American pedestrians on th<
streets are threatened.
The position of Americans remain
ing in the city is critical, though then
are still many of them who prefer t<
stay there and guard their propert:
Refugees Reach Vera Cruz.
WASHINGTON'. April 24.?Admira
Fletcher has reported the arrival al
Vera Cruz of 600 American, Britist
and German refugees ? from Mexicc
City. They report that the tense ex
citement at the capital is such that il
is not safe for foreigners to reraalr
Villa at Juarez.
EL PASO. Tex.. April 24.?Gen. Vll
la arrived at Juarez yesterday after
noon. and. it is said, is preparing foi
hostilities on the border should oc
casion arise. It is believed that hi
will attempt to make an occasion.
Villa Threatens El Paso.
EL PASO. Tex.. April 24.?A state
ment made by Gen. Villa yesterdaj
evening shortly after his arrival at Ju
arez, that he could "land 12.000 seas
oned troops in El Paso within 41
hours." has caused great excitemen
Conservative business men ari
afraid that border sentiment will be
come so intense that American citl
zens will commit some overt act tha
will cause an invasion of Americai
Territory by the Constitutionalis
forces. In that event, it is conceded
nothing could prevent a general wa
with all the Mexican people.
Texans Expect to Fight Rebels.
EL PASO. Tex.. April 24?The ser
tlment all along the border is that th
Constitutionalists will join in makin;
war against the United States. Tber
is no doubt here this morning tha
they will attempt to prevent America)
troops cros-'^g the border into Mex
The circumstance that Constitutor
alist forces are being sent northwar
toward the border is believed to jus
tify this belief, which has reached th
point of conviction since the nrrlvi
of Gen. Villa at Juarez.
i riuiwc QpntfANP
The following have taken passag
on the Spokane, sailing South from Ji
neau tonight: For Seattle?Mrs. L. .
Wilhelm. H. A. Gabriel. Mrs. Stell
Jones, Mrs. M. Winn. Mrs. H. Haslan
Mrs. J. H. Carby. Mrs. M. Bean. Mr
John Museth. Julius Friedman an
wife: for Ketchikan?S. Sariger. F
G. Hale and wife. M. E. Johnson: fo
Petersburg?C. B. Steen, J. Jansei
Fuhr, C. Tveton. N. S. Campbell.
TAKING CARE OF YOUR HAND
is made a pleasure 1 fyou use Hei
ckel's nail file, scissors and cuticl
knife, and then apply liberally, Pe
fection Toilet Cream, 25c a bottli
Sold only by the Juneau Drug Co.. 01
poslte Alaskan Hotel, phone 250. Tfa
store that has what you want?whe
you want it.
Two dozen oranges for 35 cents i
both stores. ROYAL FRUIT CO.
THE WEATHER TODAY.
Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m
IN EPWORTH LEAGUE
A membership campaign Is inter
esting the. members of the local chap
ter of the Epworth League in a mem
bership contest to be carried on for
the next six weeks. Sides have been
chosen by the captains. Mrs. C. F.
Cheek and Mr. W. Bacheller, who
have the support of the executive com
mittee. The winning side is to be
banquetted'or entertained by the losing
side some time in June. The follow
ing points will be scored and totals
brought forward each Sunday evening:
Active member. 25 points; associate
! member. 10; subscription to Epworth
j Herald. 100: securing church member,
1500; attendance at League, 10; Liking
| part in weekly meetings, 10; absent
] but sending part, 5; attendance at eve
Ining church service, 10; with one point
being counted for every cent paid in
The society recently pledged $50 for
calcimining the league room, and to
I apply on repairing and painting the
' church. Beside the regular weekly
; meetings at 7 o'clock in the league
1 room of the Methodist church, the
I young people have frequent social
' gatherings. There were over 60 In
attendance at a recent affair.
SYLVIA KOSKEY TAKES
LEAD IN QUEEN CONTEST
Miss Sylvia Koskey has received 261,
votes for Queen of the May since
noon yesterday, taking the lead ov
er Mlscs Klonda Olds, who has held
first place up to this time. However
Miss Olds secured 12S new votes, and
! is still within easy distance of the
No returns have been received from
| Douglas Island today, but it Is known
? that there were large purchases of
tickets over there and that Miss Mu
. sth is still in the race. In fact, the in- J
terest over on the Island is reported
to be almost as great as it Is at Ju
.! The contest will end at noon. Mon
. | day.
r! The standing of the contestants at
a noon today, with the Douglas island;
vote unreported, is as follows:
Sylvia Koskey 426
j Klonda Olds 324
j Trine Museth, Douglas ... 166
; May Dance Practice Monday.
Miss Willson's practice for the May;
Pole dance will not occur Saturday as j
previously announced, but at 4 o'clock!
I Monday afternoon. The practice will j
? be at Elks' hall.
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> TWO INTERESTING GAMES
. ' IN BILLIARD CONTEST
i Two close games were played in the
interesting billiard tournament at the
Imperial Billiard Parlors contest last
night. S. J. Mandich. who has been i
- giveu a handicap of 25 points, won his [
- first game, making 100 to 103 for W.;
r D. Terrill. The other game was be
tween Thomas N'oren. who made 125,
i and J. L. Mureth, 107.
The standing of the players follows: j
Played Won Lost |
W. B. Mackay 3 3 0 ,
- Thos. Noren 3 2 1
f Dan Ridice 2 1 1
r S. J. Mandich 3 1 2
- J. L. Mureth 1 0 1 |
} W. D. Terrill 2 0 2
CHARGE WHITES WITH
S WICKED VANDALISM
Through Chief Anathlash, the In-1
1 dian natives of Taku Harbor, living
a in the vicinity, of the cannery, have
t made a protest to U. S. Commissioner
'? J. B. Marshall, that certain white men
r are taking possession of their lands
and committing other vandalism such
as poisoning their dogs. Commission
er Marshall is* sending a letter of in
l" quir.v to Taku Harbor.
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- FAULKNER ASKS GOVERNOR
e HELP WITH PRISONERS
" United States Marshal H. L. Faulk
ner has written to Gov. J. F. A. Strong
at Washington requesting that he take
up the matter of working the prison
ers in the federal jails of Alaska on
5" public roads and on public improve
? ments with the Attorney-General and
1 superintendent of prisons in his De
partment. Mr. Faulkner believes that
nothing could be done that would
count more for the welfare of the pris
e oners or that would make the work
i- of caring for them easier. In addition
1. the people would get the benefit aris
a ing from their labors.
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s- TRESPASS SUITS FILED.
d J. Linderberg. Inc.. has filed sep
arate suits against the following indi
ir viduals, Peter Tromp. Frank Andrews.
Ed. Wright, W. P. Ballance, L. K. Hal
verson and brother. Each suit Is an
action brought for trespass on ccr
S tain lands at Klakack. claimed by
i- plaintiff under lease from the govern
e ment forest service.
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e- YOU CAN GET IN.
The dirt and debris is now pretty
ie well cleared away on Second avenue
n and you can get in to see those new
spring and summer woolens.
When you get in we will take your
order and when you get in to the suit
it you will feet that you get in right.
- F. WOLLAND. Merchant Tailor.
FOR RENT?Three nicely furnished
roos with bath?$15, $18. and $20 per
. month. One block from P. O. (men
only). See Gilpatrick. foreman Ju
neau Construction Co. Ferry Way
and Front bL 4-23-3L
GREAT THRONG AT
BALL PARK SUNDAY
A tremndous interest has been arous
ed in the popular plan of erecting the
grandstand and bleachers for the
baseball grounds In tho recreation
park of Last Chance basin. The idea
of having the ladles prepare sand
wiches and serve them to tho workers
hus been taken up with enthusiasm
and there promises to be an immense
throng out to the grounds next Sun
day. The board of managers has se
cured assistance from every quarter.
An augmented band, every member
being a tried and true leather-lip, and
every type of instrument in use from
an elbow horn and swinette to tho pic
alo. Tho band will start things at Bur
ford's corner in the morning.
Everybody's going. Listen to what
a few of Juneau's prominent business
men havo to say:
T. P. Kennedy, president First Na
tional Bank?"The First National Bank
will be first on the grounds."
Milt Winn?"My Sunday address will
be the baseball grounds, Last Chance
Charles Goldstein?"The Goldstein
store's crews and auto will be at the
disposal of the committee."
Cash and Tom Cole?"You load the
teams and we'll do the hauling."
James Barragar?"I'll never be ar
rested for hard work, but I'm willing
diuiuii mrMU? 11 IUC uuu DOMUU
is as successful as this Sunday picnic,
we will win every game."
Capt. A. A. Gabbs?"I'll be there
Sunday if I have to run the Fox up
Guy McNaughton?"I'll be there and
act as chauffeur of a wheel barrow."
Willis Nowell?"I'll be there with
a wheel barrow full of sandwiches and
B. M. Behrends?"I don't know much
about this kind of work, but I'm going
to start Sunday."
Sanitary Grocery?"There will be
three of us there to look out for sani
George Burford?"It makes me sick !
.0 think I can't be there, but my auta
will be at the service of the commit
James King?"You'll think it's a
laundrymen's picnic when we hit the ]
grounds next Sunday.
C. W. Young?"Thirty men and thir
ty lunches ought to help some."
Winter and Pond?"We'll take picks
Hotel Cain?"Cain will be there if
B. L. Thane, by cable from Ketchi
kan?"Will be there If come overland."
J. R. Whipple?"Am not coming to
listen to music but to work."
Bob Hurley?"Gee, I've blisters al
ready from thinking of the work I'm
going to do."
Tom Radonich?"Just say I'll be
there with 'chickens' and cofTee."
A. T. Spatz?"Gee, but I like music
with my work."
Dr. L. O. Sloane?"First aid will be
rendered free of charge with my new
auto converted into an ambulance.
Jack Olds?"The only thing that can
keep me away is a Are."
Alaskan Hotel?"Ladies with large
lunch baskets may call up the hotel
and we'll call with an auto."
BATHE APARTMENT TO
BE FINISHED JUNE 1
The handsome Bathe apartment
house on Gastincau avenue is rapidly
taking form. Mr. Bathe says that it
will be finished and ready for occu
pancy by June 1. The building will
contain four 4-room apartments.
CREEK ROAD NOW
Today Supt. J. C. Hayes, of the Al
| nska road commission moved his
i small working force from the Sheep
I creek road to the Salmon creek road
and will put that road in as good re
pair as possible with the expense mon
! ey that is now available.
"THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE
DAME?at the Orpheum.
Tonight the beautifully colored, 3
reel feature, "Notre Dame," will be
presented . The management has
been put to extra expense to procure
this attraction and will guarantee it
all that It is recommended and as the
regular prices will prevail it should
draw a large house.
In addition to the above "The Man
Who Might Have Been," and "The
Heiress," will be shown?one a strong
drama and the other a laughable com
edy. This is a 50-cent show for 25c.
You must see it to approve it.
Change of program tomorrow night.
Save your coupons and might get
a trunk free.
COUNCILMAN FRIES OUT.
Councilman C. W. Fries who has
been confined to his home with illness
for the past several days is again able
to be about and will attend the meet
ing of the council tonight.
ALASKAN HOTEL ARRIVALS.
The following arrivals are register
ed at the Alaskan hotel: Theo. Moir
and wife, Sheep creek; H. R. Plate,
J. T. Rokland, New York; B. Plnder,
Charles Hilton. A. E. Miller. U. A. Le
Gault, W. J. McLeod, Mrs. Carrie Dar
son, J. C. Allen, W. Walsh, Harry Da
vis, San Bornsteln, Seattle; F. C.
Thompson, Stockton, Calif.; A. E. Da
: tin, San Francisco.
a a a
We carry in stock a complete line
of baby foods, toilet and nursery nec
essitles. Telephone* us your smallest
wants. Phone 3.
3-21-tf. DORAN'S DRUG STORE
FOUND?Forresters of America pin
Call at Empire office. 4-24-3L
29 DEAD IN |
TRINIDAD, Colo., April 24. ? Tho *
known dead in the fighting between v
the National Guard and tho striking v
minora, which started Monday and Is v
atll proigreaslng, numbers 29. The loss 1
at the Ludlow battle numbered 21. r
State Troops Arriving.
Several hundred State troops ar- J
rived today, and more aro coming. The c
Intention Is to disarm the miners. '
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LEAGUE BASEBALL ?
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STANDING OF CLUBS YESTERDAY 1
Won Lost Pet.
Spokane 7 1 .875 f
Seattle 5 3 .625 ,,
Vancouver 5 3 .625 g
Tacoma 4 4 .500 I
Victoria 2 6 .260 c
Portland 1 7 .125 o
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. '
Won Lost Pet. 11
San Francisco 14 6 .700 '
Venice 12 9 .571 1
Sacramento .'??? 6 10 .444 1
Portland 7 9 .444 ?
Oakland 7 10 .412 |
Los Angeles 8 12 .400
AMERICAN LEAGUE. f
Won Lost Pet. f
Chicago 6 1 .859 n
New York 3 1 .760 I
Detroit 4 2 .667 1
Washington 3 2 .600 8
SL Louis 3 3 .600 d
Boston 3 4 .571 j
Philadelphia 2 4 .333 ,
Cleveland 0 7 .000 t
NATIONAL LEAGUE. t
Won Lost Pet. c
Pittsburgh G 1 .859 t
Philadelphia 3 1 .750 v
Brooklyn 3 1 .750 r
SL Louis 3 4 .429
Chicago . ^. 2 3 .400 f
Boston 1 3 .250 1
Now Yorlf 1 3 .250 }
Clnclnnatf ' 1 4 .200 t
Yesterday's Scores: j
At Washington?Boston, 5; Washing
j At Philadelphia?New York, 5; Phila
At Cleveland?Cleveland, 4; Chicago. (
At St. Louis?Detroit, 3: St. Louis, I. '
At Pittsburgh?Pittsburgh, 5; St. Lou
At Boston?Boston, 9: Brooklyn, 1. .
At Now York?New York, 12; Phila
At Chicago?Chicago, 2; Cincinnati, 5.
FEDERAL LEAGUE. ^
At Pittsburgh?Pittsburgh, 6; Brook- ,
At Indianapolis?St. Louis, 3; Indian- ,
At Chicago?Chicago, 9; Kansas City,
At Baltimore ? Baltimore, 4: Buffalo. ,
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NORTHWESTERN LEAGUE. J
At Seattle?Seattle, 3; Vancouver, 2. ,
At Spokane?Spokane, 6; Portuand, 4.
At Victoria?Tacoma, 5; Victoria, 0.
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE.
At Sacramento?Los Angeles, 9; Sac- 1
ramento, 4. 1
At Los Angeles?Venice, 7; Portland,
4. Called in the 8th; rain. 1
At San Francisco?Oakland, 3; San
Francisco, 0. ,
UNIUN UIU INUi
GO ON STRIKE
William Hyde, business agent of the
local longshoremen's union denies that
the union went on strike while unload
ing cement from the La Touche or
that the union or any of its members
were in any way involved in the mat
ter. As a matter of fact the union was
locked out on this job, according to
Mr. Hyde, and the cargo was being
handled by non-union men who struck
for more pay. The union has not
handled any of the cargo, he says, nor
does it intend to do so.
There will be a special meeting
of the city council tonight to which all
of the building contractors of the city
and dealers in building supplies gen
erally are invited for the purpose of
discussing building matters generally
in Juneau. Another and special mat
ter to be discussed will be the advis
ability of leasing out the municipal
rock crushing plant.
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ST. GEORGE HOUSE.
Everything new. Good light and
. well ventilated rooms. Baths, electric
light. Good board.
Reasonable rates by the day, week
or month. 4-18-tf
MRS. A. E. HOULIHAN.
; The young people's club will give
a dance on Saturday, the 25th, at the
. Mayflower hall. Dancing starts at
9 o'clock. Admission 75c. Ladies
. free.. SOLOMAN and JACKSON.
SURVEY fLEET FOR |
The fleet of U. S. geodetic survey
ressels stationed on the Pacific coast
vlll be engaged largely this year with
rork In Alaskan waters. Of the six
'essels In the fleet the Yukon Is now
n the Kuskokwim where she laid up
or the wintor; the McArthur Is on
tor way north and will work around
iletlnknhtla; the Gedney will work
in the west coast of Prince of Wales
sland; the Taku which wintered at
Cordova, will work around Prince of
Vales Sound; the Pattorson now on
he way from Hawaii, will go to Uu
laska, and the Explorer, which arrived
n Juneau yesterday will put in the
eason or a part of It around Glacier
lay and the Icy straits section.
Capt. It. S. Patton Is in command of
he Explorer and he said this morning
hat his most Important work planned
or this season would be the begln
ilng of a complete survey of Excur
ion Inlet, Icy straits and Glacier bay.
t Is possible he said, that he may be
irdered to the Westward, depending
in the location of the proposed Alas
;a railroad terminal. One Important
Ittle detail will be the charting of
, rock recently found by a fisherman
n the east entrance of South Inian
lassage near the Inian islandB at the
lead of Cross sound. The Explorer
rill also go to Hoonah and Idaho In
et completing the charts of those flsh
very prooaoiy, sum ui|iu ruuuu,
we will be provided with a wire drag
or our work, for the bill Is now be
ore Congress. This will be a distinct
idvantagc In doing our work and mnke
t absolutely reliable when once done,
rhls drag consists of a sunken wire
it a depth of 60 feet or any requtfcd
lepth for that matter to which floats
vith flags mounteded are attached,
iaunches are then connected with each
tnd of the sunken cable and It is towed
hrough the channel or bay sought to
>e charted. If an obstruction is met
he flag attached to the float is dipped,
iervlng notice and then the obstruc
ion is properly marked. Once the
vaters have been dragged In this man
ler they will be made perfectly safe."
Mrs. Pation accompanies her hus
>and on the summer cruises and thor
mghly enjoys the sea life. The Ex
>lorer will leave Juneau tomorrow for
2xcurslon Inlet stopping enroute to do
he smnll Jobs mentioned at Hoonah
ind Idaho Inlet.
BRAZIL SEEKS TO
NEW YORK. April 24.?A Rio do
fanerio dispatch say the Brazilian gov
ernment Is seeking a purchaser for
ts steamship fleet of 65 vessels oper
itlng along the South American coast
vith a service between New York and
3razillan ports. The government val
les the line at $15,000,000, and has re
vived an offer of $9,000,000.
30STON TO CONDUCT
REAL ESTATE SALE
BOSTON, April 24. ? Upwards of
1000 parcels of real estate in Boston
ivlll be sold May 6 at auction by the
:ity unless the owners pay back taxes
SCHOOL CHILDREN GO
OUT ON STRIKE
WENATCHEE, Wash., April 24. ?
rhree hundred school children went
jut on a strike here today because
the school board last night refused to
re-elect City Superintendent of Schools
Brown and High School Principal Nel
"The Inoccnt Victim," a big, inter
esting feature in three reels. A mast
erpiece production by the Italn people.
We always guarantee our features, as
they arc of the very latest, and the
kind that pleases the public. 'Inno
cent Victim" is a story of family af
A Gaumont Weekly with all the lat
est events, always good.
We close with a big laughable com
edy, "The Ghost in Uniform." The
Thanhouser Kid In the leading parts,
very good comedy.
For a real good picture show, always
come to the Grand.
Saturday matinee at 2 p. m. Admis
sion 5 and 10 cents.
WHEN THE DOCTOR SEES YOU
bring a prescription to this pharmacy,
ho knows that his efforts will not be
thwarted either by poor drugs or in
accurate compounding. We have a
reputation among physicians for per
fect prescription work. You can take
their opinion as nuthoritative and
bring your prescriptions here to be
Oiled. "There's a Reason." Phone 3.
Doran's Prescription Pharmacy. 4-24-tf
CHANGE NIGHT AT RINK.
Tonight is change night at Jaxon's
ring. A big, two-reel feature nlong
with two other good stories; 10 and
15 cents, any seat, two shows a night.
A I I fMTI lir I TV/tr* DAAI/e
nuui i i ti o will o uuurvo.
Ike Sowerby nnd H. R. Shepard are
now busily engaged auditing and ex
perting the books and accounts of the
YOU CAN AFFORD
to paper those rooms now. Eye-opener
prices on wall paper. American Paint
Co., opposite Dorans Drug Store.?
The colored embroidery cottons have
just arrived, also some new lingerie
material. "THE VOGUE," opposite
Orpheum theatre, Mr. Albert Berry.?
President Waits to
Learn Enemies' Plans
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HUERTA DECLARES FOR WAR
London, April 24.?A dispatch
from Mexico City says that Gen.
Huerta today Issued a proclama
tion calling upon all factions of
the people to come to the de
fense of the colors of Mexico,
j The proclamation grants ainnes
; ty to all the citizens of the coun
try in the Interest of united re
sistance against the United
The proclamation was re
I ceived with the greatest enthus
iasm by the people of the capital.
Two Americans Stabbed.
Two Americans were stabbed
i while on the streets of Mexico
I City today.
EXCAVATION FINISHED FOR
The excavation is all finished for
the new concrete Messerschmidt build
ing on Second street and the steel will
arrive Saturday. It is expected that
construction will begin early next
INDICTED MERCHANT SELLS
HIS COUNTRY HOME
NEW YORK. April 24. ? Nathan
Straus, Jr., has purchased Driftwood,
the country home of Henry Siegel at
Orienta Point, Mamaroneck, on Long
Island sound. The price is reported
LONDON, April 24.?The Amalga
mated Society of Telephone Employ
ees in convention at London claim that
wages, allowances and other conditions
of labor are worse since the govern
ment took over the telephone systems
than they were under private manage
PHILLIPS ACADEMY GETS
NEW YORK, April 24.?A bequest to
Phillips Academy, Andover, of $300,
000. made by Melville C. Day, who
died last year in Italy, has been paid
over to that institution. Day was a
member of the class of 1858.
AFTER TAX DODGERS
WASHINGTON, April 24. ? Repre
sentative Solomon P. Prouty of Iowa
in the House declared that millions
of personal property Is escaping taxa
tion in Washington City. He declared
that two men were commonly reported
to have $100,000,000 in Washington
locked up In the safe deposits vaults.
Washington, he claims, has become the
asylum for the rich.
BOSTON STEAMSHIP COMPANY
WILL USE PANAMA CANAL
BOSTON, April 24.?The American
Hawaiian Steamship company is pre
paring to use the Panama canal ex
tensively, and will establish a line to
run from Boston to Porto Rico, Mex
ico, Salina Cruz, Honolulu and other
PROPOSE AN ALLLIANCE
LONDON, April 24. ? The London
Daily Citizen publishes from a diplo
matic correspondent an article which
states that on the initiative of Great
Britain negotiations are now afoot
for converting the Triple Entente
among England. France and Russia in
to a triple alliance. This step has two
objects. First, it may lead to a
quadruple alliance which will include
Germany, and second, such quadruple
alliance may lead to an agreement for
the limitation of armamentB.
CHICAGO TO HAVE NEW
BANK AND TRUST COMPANY
SPRINGFIELD, 111., April 24.?The'
State of Illinois has issued a charter to
the Guarantee Bank and Trust com
pany, of this city, with a capital of
$750,000. The new bank will be lo
cated at Chicago.
CHICAGO BANKER REFUSES
TO HELP THE KICKERS
CHICAGO, April 24.?George F. Rey
nolds, the Chicago banker who has
been urged as a member of the reserve
board, refuses to aid those.cities which
have asked for his aid in securing for
t'lem regionnl reserve banks. Ho says:
"The law has been laid down and we
must conform thereto. This is the
time for constructive work, not crlt
Baltimore Wants Freedom from Rich
BALTIMORE, Md.t April 24.?It Is
rumored that three of the largest na
tional banks in Baltimore will consol
idate, In order to enable the city to be
practically independent of the Federal
reserve bank at Richmond.
When hungry, hit the trail for the
Stampede, cor. Front and Franklin.
Buy a meerschaum pipe at Burford's
and treat yourself to a satisfying
smoke after dinner. 2-16-tf
Galvanizing done by 0. Roene, Sans
Soucci BIdg., Douglas.
Washington, April 24.?The rev
elation of the purposes of Carran
za and Huerta Is awaited by the
President before a complete mili
tary campaign Is developed.
The President made It clear to
day that no blockade of Mexico
has been declared and that before
such step Is taken all the foreign
governments will be notified.
The only actual movement of
troops that has been ordered Is
that of Gen. Funston with a bri
gade of infantry and artillery
forces to Vera Cruz, and they are
going for defensive purposes and
not for aggression.
THREE MORE AMERICANS
KILLED AT VERA CRUZ
Washington, April 24.?Admiral
Badger has reported three more
seamen killed and 25 wounded as a
result of the skirmishing and de
sultory shooting from ambush by
Mexican soldiers and others. The
American casualties to date are
15 killed and 75 wounded.
Badger requested permission to
capture all Mexican gunboats along
the Mexican coast and other ves
sels carrying troops or amunition
for the aid of the Mexicans. He
urges this as a means of pro
tection to the American marines
and bluejackets that occupy Vera
Funston Commands First Army of
WASHINGTON. April 24. ? A bri
gade of Infantry and some artillery
under Gen. Frederick Funston has
been ordered to embark on four trans
ports at Galveston and proceed at once
to '?'era Cruz to support the marines
and bluejackets that are ashore at that
place. There a^e about 5,000 blue
jackets and marines ashore there now.
Funston's Brigade Moves.
GALVESTON, Tex., April 24.?The
fifth brigade broke camp at Fort
Crockett at daylight this morning and
moved to the transports in the harbor.
Troops Off for the Border.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 24.?Three
thousand ollicers and men under com
mand of Gen. Pershing entrained to
day and are speeding for the Mexican
Senate Passes Volunteer Bill.
WASHINGTON, April 24.?The Sen
ate passed the volunteer army bill
which passed the House several days
ago. Under It all National Guards are
available for the use of the United
The House promptly concurred In
the Senate amendments, and the bill
is In the hands of the President.
All Offer Services.
The Governors of practically all of
the States have requested the Presi
dent to accept the National Guards of
their States in case of war. It is plain
that there will be rivalry for the priv
ilege of participating in the event of
Blockading Squadron Formed.
WASHINGTON. April 24. ? Secre
tary of War Josephus Daniels has or
dered the formation of a squadron for
inshore blockade work along the Mex
ican Gulf coast. The squadron has
been placed in command of Admiral
Winslow and will consist of 14 naval
vessels, including the super-dread
naughts New York and Texas.
Pacific Blockade Will Be Tightened.
WASHINGTON, April 24. ?Vessels
are being crowded southward from Pa
cific Coast points to participate in a
blockade of the Mexican Pacific coast.
There are now ships at Mazatlan and
other coast ports, but the purpose is
to maintain a patrol of the entire
coast. The forces will concentrate at
Vera Cruz Safely American.
VERA CRUZ, Mex., April 24.? The
American forces here are not alarmed
over the prospect of an attack from
Gen. Maas, who is reported to be mob
ilizing his scattered forces about 20
miles away. There are more than
5,000 marines and bluejackets ashore
to resist an assault if a Mexican force
should attempt to pass through the
zone that is covered by the guns of
the naval ships in the harbor. Admir
al Badger is in command of the fleet
and Admiral Fletcher of the land
forces, and acting for the United States
government in all matters on shore.
The situation within the city was
one of comparative peace and quiet
yesterday and last night. Business
has been resumed and it appears to
?be normal. *
Country's Representatives Leave En
WASHINGTON, April 24 ? Nelson
O'Shaughnessy left Mexico City last
night on a special train for Vera Cruz.
He was escorted by Huerta's chief of
staff and a guard of troops.
WASHINGTON, April 24.?Charge
d'Affaires Algara de Terreros, in
charge of the Mexican embassy at this
city, departed for Toronto, accompan
ied by Chief Flynn, of the secret ser
CALUMET AND HECLA STRIKE
COST THE UNION $1,000,000
CHICAGO, April 24.?Secretary HI
etla says the Lake miners' strike
which was effective for eight months
and 21 days, cost the unlors $1,000,
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