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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. IV., NO. 464. JUNEAU, ALASKA,' MONDAY, MAY 11, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS AMERICAN TROOPS ARE IN MEXICO TO StRVE MAINKIINL) Terrible Conditions Are Prevailing at Mexico City VERA CRUZ. Mex., May 11.?Refu gees arriving yesterday from Mexico City say the outside world knows noth ing of what ts going on at the capital. They assert that Huerta seeks out side conflict. There is a well authenticated report that Huerta has ruined the National palace, poatoffice and all the public buildings. Huerta Is In Imminent Danger. WASHINGTON, May 11.?Reports to the President received at the White House from Mexican sources are that Zapata is an Immediate menace to the safety of Gen. Huerta. It Is believed that Mexicon City Is likely to fall into Zapata's hands at any time. Release American Correspondents. VERA CRUZ. Mex.. May 11.?Cor respondents Richard Harding Davis. Medill McCormick and Walter C. Whif fen. the latter representing the Asso ciated Press, and two British corres pondents were imprisoned in Mexico City last week for from one to three days. All of them were released on the demand of Sir Lionel Carden. the British minister. German Arms Going Back. WASHINGTON. May 11.?The mu ttons of war on two German ships now nearing Mexico have been ordered re tained on the vessels and returned to Germany by the agents of the ships. Americans Removed. WASHINGTON. May 11.?At two o' clock yesterday morning Assistant Sec retary of the Navy Franklin D. Roose velt Instructed Admiral Mayo to re move all the Americans from Tampico because of danger from attack on the city by the Constitutionalists. Most of the Americans had been removed pre viously. President Names Mediators. WASHINGTON. May 11.?Secretary of State William J. Bryan announced today that Justice Josehp R. Lamar, of Georgia, member of the United States Supreme court, and Frederick W. Lehman, of St. Louis, solicitor of the State Department during the ad ministration of former President Will lam H. Taft. have been selected to pre sent the views of President Woodrow Wilson before the mediators in the Mexican situation at Niagra Calls. Can ada. May ISth. JUNEAU INVITED TO WHITEHORSE The people of Juneau are Invited to help celebrate the King's birth day at Whitehorse on May 30. The in vitation comes through a letter from the celebration committee to Mayor John Reck and reads as follows: "Mayor of Juneau. Juneau. Alaska: "Dear Sir: On behalf of the peo ple of Whitehorse. I am pleased to ex tend to you. and through you to the the people of Juneau, a cordial invi tation to attend our annual celebration, in honor of His Majesty King George of England, the same to be held in Whitehorse on Saturday. May 30, 1914. "Yours truly, "D. A. GRANT. "Secy. Celebration Comittee." The Empire received a similar let ter from Mr. Grant FRANK R WURZBACHER RETURNS TO SKAGWAY ? Frank B. Wurxbacher, for many years with the White Pass at Skagway and for the last few years general agent of the company at Seattle, was a Skagway-bound passenger on the Al ameda. where he will spend the sum mer. The position of general agent at Skagway has been re-established, and Mr. Wurxbacher will fill it "The White Pass is expecting a large increase of business during the com lng season." said Mr. Wurxbacher rue inquiries ana tne eariy contracts Indicate that the coming open season will be better-than those engeged In Yukon traffic have bad in several years." Mr. Wurbacher is accompanied bj his son. Harry, who will spend the sum mer with him. W. F. GILMOURE IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION * W. F. Gilmoure is reported to be li -a very critical state through cable gramL advices received by D. A. Ep steyn yesterday. He was operated up on in Seattle Friday. The operatioi developed that Br. Gilmoure has can cer. and. according to advices, his con dition is alarming. Mrs. Gilmoure an< their little daughter are with him. COMMERCIAL CLUB MEETING Tomorrow night is the regular meet ing night of the Juneau Commercia club. A full attendance is requested THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m. Maximum?53. Minimum?42. Precipitation?.21. Part cloudy. GAME POSTPONED BUT TIGERS PLAY Tho game scheduled yesterday as the opening game of the season of 1914 between the Douglas-Teradwell and Juneau-Gastineau baseball teams, was postponed on account of rain. The fans on both sides of the channel were badly disappointed. It is possible that an evening game will be playod during the week if the weather is fa voriable. There was, however, a red hot game of ball on the Recreation park grounds, between tho C. W. Young company's Tigers and a pickup team known as the Darkhorses. The nine innings last ed one hour and Ave minutes and was a good exhibition of the National sport resutllng in a score of 3 to 1, favor of the Tigers. The feature of the game was the um piring of Earle Naude and the rooting of H. P. Crowther for the Tigers, and Tom Radonich and H. R. Shepard for the Darkhorses. Frye struck out 12; Janus 5, and Wurth, 4. The Line-up ?Tigers? ?Darkhorses? Frye p Janus and Wurth Cornell c Shepard Dermody lb Conway Wright 2b Mahar Harris ss Hoffman Woodard 3b Terry Smith If Falrchlld Fisher cf Zott Sandstrom rf Blackburn J. McBride Subs... Lowland and Wurzbacher Juneau High. Juneau high school is hot after a game with the Douglas high. Tho Juneau lads are getting restless and if the Douglas lads do not respond soon. Mr. Jackson will be cnallenged to put his star performers in the field against them. They are expecting to get a game with Douglas some time next week after school hours. I ~ ! YOUNG JUNEAU COUPLE MARRIED THIS MORNING ?? ? Miss Mary Marguerite Forrest, eld est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Forrest, was united in marriage this morning to Mr. Byron W. Johnston, at the rectory of the Catholic church by the Rev. Father A. R. Drathman. There were no guests. The bride is one of Juneau's charm ing young ladles and a great favorlt^ in social circles. She was born and reared in Juneau and attended the schools of this place. Afterward she attended Holy Rosary academy at Woodland, California, returning home last summer. The groom is a mechanical engineer, and it as present employed with Lynch Brothers, the big diamond drill opera tors, now doing work at the Persever ance mine. He came to Juneau from his native State, Minnesota about a year ago and has made a large circle of friends. He was a former school mate to Z. M. Bradford, one of Juneau's younger business men. Mr. and Mrs. Johnston will leave on ono of the first boats for the South and will take a trip Easi. They will return from their honeymoon in about eight weeks. IMPROVEMENTS MADE AT THE SPATZ CAFE ??? I A. T. Spatz, manager ana proprietor I of the Alaskan Cafe, has recently made some very decided improvements in the arrangement of the ladies' din ing room. A new hallway has been created leading direct from an arched entrance on Front street to the din ing room. A ladies, retiring room is provided at the end of the hallway, i The Interior has been completely ? changed. Seven curtained boxes have . been provided, two of which at the i farther end may be thrown into one i for a large party. The new arrange I ment is a decided improvement and 1 will greatly please the patrons of the place. ' SALMON CREEK DAM IS GROWING FAS! Construction on the great Impound f ing dam at Salmon creek for the Alas ka Gastineau Mining company is now i underway with a full force both nighi . and day and there will be no cessatiot . of the activity until the work is com - pleted. The great wall of concrete i has now reached a height of approxl . mately 80 feet ? nearly half of the - full height that it is to be. 1 E. J. Davis if the engineer in charge of construction and he keeps thlngi moving like a high grade watch. Mei and machines have been synchronize* j. ?there is no lost motion, and no wast j ed energy. The concrete is mixed ane I deposited at a rate that could hardl; - be excelled without increasing the sizi of the plant. All told 177 men an now employed in the dam construction The Jelly crowd, the good smokes the pleasant play will make you happ' day by day. Play pool at Burford'i and take the kinks out of your llvet 2-16-tf. ICE MOVES OUT OF YUKON RIVER FAIRBANKS, May 11?The ice went out of the Chena slough at Fairbanks, the Tanana river at Chena, the Yukon river at DawBon and the Idltarod river yesterday. The Turner street bridge was car ried out at Fairbanks as usual. The movement of the Ice will be fol lowed Immediately by the launching of the river craft for the summer sea son that Is now beginning. LEAFGREEN AND MARTIN LEAVE FOR NEW YORK O. L. Leafgreen and W. L. Martin, managers of the clothing and dry goods departments of the big Gold stein stores, took passage on the Ad miral Sampson Sunday morning en route to New York to buy stock. MOVING PICTURE MAN TAKES SALMON CREEK DAM Yesterday W. A. Hesse took a mov ing picture of the Alaska Gastlneau Mining company's big concrete dam construction in the upper basin of Sal mon creek. Mr. Hesse Is the well known deputy U. S. mineral land sur veyor who jumped Into the moving picture game about a year ago and who last year succeeded In getting some fine films of ML Katmal in erup tion. TICKETS FOR POPULAR PLAY NOW ON SALE A "The Man from Home." Booth Tar klngton's great play In four acts, will be presented at the new Juneau thea tre on Wednesday night, May 13th. Tickets are now on sale. This promises to be one of the best attrac tions ever seen In Juneau. In "The Man from Home" the brilliant author has combined comedy, pathos and ro mance, which holds an audlonce spell bound for three hours. A real treat Is In store for all who attend Wednesday night. A special orchestra will fur nish the music. Tickets on sale at P. 0. store, and also at the Cain, Alas kan and Occidental hotesl. WELL KNOWN YOUNG MAN ARRIVES FROM THE CHISANA Ned HIH,- son of the late George D. Hill, who was for many years treas urer of King County, Washington, ar rived in Juneau on the Admiral Samp son yesterday morning. Mr. Hill has recently come from the Chlsana where he has some mining Interests, being as sociated with his brother Carey Hill. Mr. Hill thinks that there has been enough development work done In the Chlsana already to demonstrate that It will bo a good little camp, but is not boosting for It any manenr. GOING AND COMING ON THE CITY OF SEATTLE The City of Seattle left for the South at an early hour this morning, taking the following passengers from Juneau: S. Kubo, Jiro Smada, Frank Burke, J. C. Hoff, James McDonald, Stanley McCarthy, Mrs. D. Rae, and C. R. Evans. Arrivals on the City of Seattle were Samuel Guyot and wife, Oscar Dahls, Miss H. Hunter, Mrs. L. P. Turner, J. Hlllard and three second class. CHANGE OF PROGRAM TONIGHT GRAND THEATRE. Tonight's big show is another good one:? "The Curse of the Great Southwest" in three parts, a great story of the rangers In the West. "Gaumont Weekly" ? interesting events?always good. "Pretty Girls In Lower Five,"Than houser comedy. Remember the big feature. "Shipwreck In Icebergs" for Fri day and Saturday, May 16 and 16. THOMAS GETS THE BEAR. ? Yesterday O. W. Leafgreen kept his word and became chaperone to the lit ' tie black bear cub W. F. Brandenberg Is sending to C. H. Thomas, president | of the Chicago National League base ball club. The cub was bought from ! W. H. Case. DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEET. Tomororw night Is the regular meet ' ing night of the Juneau Democratic club and a large attendance Is expect ed. * ST. GEORGE HOUSE. t Everything new. Good light ant . well ventilated rooms. Baths, eloctrlc 5 light. Good board. Reasonable rates by the day, weel ? or month. 4-18-tl MRS. A. E. HOULIHAN. 5 ? ? ? , Juneau Drug Co., Phone 250. "Th< i Store that has what you want?wher 1 you want It." We guarantee every ? thing coming out of our store. Monej 1 refunded If not satisfactory. Opp y Alaskan Hotel. 5-7-tf B , , , 2 Whether you like Havana or domed tic cigars, you can get the kind yoi like at Burford's. 2-16-tl ^ Bump the balls ? BURFORDS. 5 * * * S. J. Weltzman, tho Haines met chant. Is a business visitor In Juneau PRESIDENT PUTS STOP TO HIRING GUARDS TRINIDAD, May 11.?President Wil son has instructed Co). Lockott, com manding the Federal troops in this State, to permit no importation of strikebreakers or private guards by the Colorado mining companies. Garison Closes Mines. WASHINGTON, May 1L?Secretary of War Lindloy M. Garrison has or dered that the Colorado mines in the strike district be not allowed to open for the present He Bays there must be complete peace. May Have to Fire Strikebreakers. TRINIDAD, Col., May 11.?The refu sal of Secretary of War DanlelB to per mit the opening of the mines la be lieved to mean that the strikebreakers now in the employ of the mine owners must go before work con be resumed. MARIPOSA BRINGS CAPACITY LOAD The Mariposa, arriving from the South Saturday night enroute to the Westward, was loaded to the guards, passage at Ketchikan 'for Juneau and Sheep creek consumed all of Saturday night and yesterday In being discharg ed. There waB a heavy passenger list for the Westward points, particularly to Seward. The court Officials took passage at eKtchikan for Juneau and the following passengers from Seat tle for Juneau were alsp aboard: Mrs. E. P. Adsit, Chris Brown, H. D. Bour ey, Arthur DeLong, F. L. Gibson, C. F. Hensel, Fred Harder," J. Kostie, M. Kertlloot, A. Mann, I. M. Mann, D. U. Nelson, J. P. Summers, Mrs. B. J. Rob Belle, Ed Ras, Wm. Toner, G. H. Thom as, Victor Von Stein and twenty second class. TO CHARGE TOLLS ON OFFICIAL MESSAGES On and after July 1, 1914, all official telegrams transmitted over the Wash ington-Alaska military cable and tele graph system, on account of the de partments of the Federal government, will bear a charge of one-half the es tablished commercial rates, no mini mum and address and signature count ed. The foregoing Is In accordance with advices received by Marshal H.. L. Faulkner from Ernest Knaebel, assist ant attorney general. Heretofore, thore has been no charge for messages sent on "official busi ness," though a record of all such has been kept Under the new arrange ment the cost of official messages, at the one-half rate, will be a charge on the appropriation for the respective offices. CHARLES E. ROGERS MARRIES TACOMA GIRL Charles E. Rogers, of tho grocery de partment In the Qoldstoln stores, was married on April 29 to MIsb Pearl In man, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Inman of Tacoma. The wedding oc curred while Mr. Rogers was out on va cation. Mrs. Rogers will join her hUB band m Juneau very soon. RAYMOND MILLER WAS " LAID TO RE8T YESTERDAY The funeral of Raymond Miller was held yeBterday afternoon at 2:30 from tho Presbyterian church. The Rev. J. H. Condlt delivered the address and the song service was rendered by tho church choir. There was a very large attendance. The Juneau lodge of Elks attended in a body and former schoolmates of the deceased were pres ent In large numbers. The following classmates acted as pallbearers: Will iam Reck, Harry Sabin, Roy Torvinen, John Connor, Victor Leak, Eugene Nel son. Intorment was in the Elks' plot of Evergreen cemetery. . JUNEAU THEATRE. There will be an entire change of bill on Monday and Tuesday, consist ing of? i "Bashful Batchelor 'BHUe," an amus 1 lng tale of the trials and tribulations : of an eligible batchelor and a bevy of : pretty girls. "The House of Bondage"?an excep i tlonally realistic and striking portray al of the Puritan days in Plymouth Colony; illustrating vividly how the zeal of the early fatbors for their re . llgion, blunted the finer feelings ol i their natures, especially towards their - women. No one should miss this pic ture. Two shows nightly at 7:30 and 9 o' clock.. Admission, 35c; children, 10c ?5-11-2L I . SKAGWAY MINER 8UICIDE8. George Zavoriti, a hardrock miner 1 of Skagway and Carcross, known lo f call7 as "George the Greek," cut hit throat and slashed himself across the abdomen at the Wihte Pass bospitai > at Skagway in an ateempt to commit > suicide Saturday afternoon. Physi . cians say he cannot llvo. r ? * * WE 8AY POSITIVELY that our drugs are absolutely pure ant u undiluted. Our reputation as reliable druggists has boen earned by supply ' lng only the best and purest of medl * clnes. Is it likely that we would spot It by selling you anything less perfect' Well, hardly. Dorans Prescriptior w Pharmacy. Phone 8. 5-6-tf >. NORDICA DIES AT BATAVIA, EAST INDIES BATAVIA, Java, May 11. ? Lillian Nordlca, the American grand opera singer, died hero yesterday, aged 56 years. Lillian Nordlca, whose name in private life is Mrs. George W. Young, has been a favorite on the American stage for a third of a century. She was born at Farmlngton, Me., in 1858. Her home is in New York where her husband resides. TO RUSH CHUGACH FOREST ABOLITION WASHINGTON, May 11.?Senator Key Pittman, chairman of the Sen ate committee on Territories, said yes terday that ho would make an effort to have the Senate pass the bill abol ishing the Chugach forest reserve in Alaska at the earliest moment possi ble. SENDS EXPEDITION FOR SEDOFF'S RELIEF ST. PETERSBURG, May 11. ? The '] government has decided to send an ex pedition in search of the Arctic ex plorer, Lieut. Sedoff, .who started for the North Pole two years ago. Before Lieut. Sedoff's departure it was announced that he would attempt to tame polar bears and use them as draught animals. Capt. Otto Sverdrup, who was sail ing master on the Napsen's Arctic ship Fram, will command the relief expedition. MONEY FOR ALASKA CABLE, TELEGRAPH AND ROADS The military appropriation bill, cop ies of which have been received at the Governor's office, contains these Items for the Alaska military cable and tel egraph sorvlce and wagon roads and trails: Extensions and bettermonts of cable and telegraph $ 50,000 Extra pay to enlist men In line and signal corps for Alaska service 32,000 For use of road commission.., 125,000 Total 3207,000 CAPT.STATES LEAVES TO BRING NEW FERRY Capt. Waldo States will take pass age on the Northwestern tonight for Seattle to bring up the new ferry boat Alma for the Juneau Ferry and Navi gation company that Is to be ready for sea May 17. GEORGIA ARRIVE8 WITH LYNN CANAL PASSENGERS The Georgia arrived yesterday with the following passengers from Skag way and other Southeastern Alaska points: From Skagway?Miss Grot chen Truesdale. Miss Josle Thomas, Nick Nlcklch; from Haines?Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Buell; from Kensington, O. Rogers, S. H. Kelsie, Chlrst Benson; from Jualln?Walter Smart, James Berntson, W. Ringuett, G. E. Webber. SKAGWAY TERM OF DISTRICT COURT IN JUNE A short term of court will be held In Skagway some time In June, Judge R. W. Jennings stated today, but the exact dato Is not yet set. Judge Jen-| nlngs returned to Juneau on the Mari posa Saturday night, having taken passage shortly after the close of the Ketchikan term. * T I MARINE NOTES + + The Northwestern was within 80 miles of Cape Spencer yesterday at 6 p. m., and should reach Juneau early tonight The Dolphin, sailing from Seattle Saturday night should arrive here to morrow. The Princess May should arrivo from the South tomorrow. The Spokane sails from Seattle tonight The Admiral Evans in tow of the Goliath was off Capo Omony at mid night Saturday night Tho Admiral Sampson arrived from the Wostward Southbound yesterday | morning. The City of Seattle sailed south this morning. The Georgia left for Sitka last night at midnight NOTICE TO EA8TERN 8TARS. Regular meeting of Juneau Chap ter No. 7, Order of Eastern Star will ? be held In Odd Felolws* hall, Tuesday - May 12, at 8 p. m. Special business, i By order of W. M. i ORA MORGAN, I ?6-11-2L Secretary, t ' RUQ8 A big assortment of large sized rugs, and also odd sizos, are carried by the Waldron Co., Seattle. They send them on approval, also, to responsible peo' I pie. They specialize In rugs, at 1322 j Fourth avenue, Henry Building. Al) . inquiries willingly answered, and cut* . sent. 6-5-6t. , ? ? ? f LOST ? Two Elk's teeth, back tc t back, charm. Leave at Empire office . 5-11-tf. FIERCEST BATTLE OF WAR AT TAMPICO JUAREZ., Mox., May 11.?The most desperate battle of the Mexican rev olutlon Is In progress at Tamplco, ac cording to adviceB received here to day by the Constitutionalists. Half of the city Is burning. Another Revolution for Mexico. EL PASO, Tex., May 11?Roderlgo Quevodo, a former Mexican Federal general, is recruiting forces with the intention of beading a revolution in Mexico of his own. Representatives of Gen. Felix Diaz are trying to get him to join a movement with Diaz to head a movement against all existing parties in Mexico. * + + GOMPERS, MITCHELL AND + + MORRISON GO FREE + + + + Washington, May 11. ? The * !? United States Supreme Court + ?:* has set aside the conviction of + * Samuel Gompers, president; + ?> John Mitchell, vice-president, + * and Frank Morrison, secretary, + * of the American Federation for + * contempt of court In the Buck + * Range case, holding the statute + of limitations had barred pros- + + ecutlon. * *++++++?+*++++?+? EARTHQUAKE'S DEAD PASSES 200 MARK SANTANIA, Italy.. May 11. ? The dead in the towns about Mt. Etna, which continues in eruption, will reach more than 200 and the Injured 400. STRYCHNINE IS FOUND IN AUTHORESS' FOOD MONETREY, Calif., May 11?An at tempt to poison Alice MacGowan, the authoress, by means of strychnine placed in her food was discovered hero yesterday. No arrests have been made. PRESIDENT APPROVES MOTHERS' DAY ACTION BY CONGRESS WASHINGTON, May ll.?The Pres ident Saturday evening approved the resolution making the second Sunday in May Mothers' Day, and issued a proclamation immediately command ing the display of flags. "OLD ROSEBUD" WINS FAMOUS KENTUCKY DERBY HORSERACE LOUISVILLE, Ky.". May 11.?"Old Rosebud," owned by H. C. Applegate, won the Kentucky derby Saturday. The purse was $10,000. DOLPHIN SAILS WITH PASSENGERS FOR JUNEAU SEATTLE, May 11. ? Tho Dolphin sailed Saturday with tho following pas sengers: For Juneau?J. W. Kearns, S. H. Denham, Jack Bayless, E. M. Moreley, Mrs. L. P. Larsen, W. C. White, John D. Smith, Mrs. M. E. Hent loner, Miss O. Lian, C. A. Dunn, Mrs. H. E. Price, Robert White, C. Maun ion, Joe Donohue, J. Keenan, Chas. Bugcr, O. E. Collins, B. Marena and wife, L. E. Collins, E. J. Barteis, Paul Bohm, James P. Momb, and Ave steer age. Douglas?Geo. Rose, J. P. Cornwell and wife, Paul Miller and wife, Luis Kogen and three steerage. SEATTLE DOCTOR DIES OF AUTO ACCIDENT INJURIES -4? SEATTLE, May 11.?Dr. Louis H. Hoden, of this city, died this morning of injuries resulting from an automo bilo accident. SEATTLE MAN CHARGED MURDERER; CONFESSES SEATTLE. May 11.?B. D. Moore, head waiter at the Louvre cafe, was arrested yesterday charged with mur dering Mrs. Vivian Lacroffe who was found in her room at Aberdeen with her throat cut. He confessed the crime, admitting that he had follow ed her to Aberdeen because she had spurned him. PENSION BILL CARRIES $170,000,000 APPROPRIATION + WASHINGTON, May 11?Tire House of Representatives passed the pen Bion. appropriation bill Saturday carry ing $170,000,000. The bill goes to the > Senate for action. i ? ? ? I have received a small, but vorj 1 choice, shipment of hair goods, con ' taining some exceptionally fine shadci 1 In long hair for switches. To those who have been waiting 1 would suggest an Inspection at once ' MRS. ALBERT BERRY, the Vogue Shop, opp. Orpheum. ? M.W.&F. Nation Honors Its *. ? ' ?; Vera Cruz Dead ***************** * * * PRESIDENT PROFOUNDLY * * IMPRESSIVE ? + ? + Now York, May 11.?Presl- + * dent Woodrow Wilson delivered ? + a notable address over the ? + dead bodies of the marines and * * bluejackets killed at Vera Cruz, * + and profoundly Impressed his * + hearers. Among other things, * + he said: ? + "We have gone to Mexico to ? * serve mankind If we can find * * a way. We do not want to * + fight Mexicans. Wo want to ? + servo them if we can." + + Speaking further, ho said: * + "A war of aggression is not * + a war In which it Is. a proud * + thing to die; but a war of'ser- + * vice is one in which it is a + + proud thing to die." + + With his assailers probably In * * mind, he said: : * * "I never went Into battle. * + I never was under fire.' I fan- + + cy there arc some things just as * * hard to do as to go under fire. + * I fancy it is just as hard to do * + your duty when men are sneer- + + ing at you as when they are + + shooting at you. When they + + shoot at you they can only take * + your natural life. When they + + sneer at you they can wound * + your heart." ? + Referring to the marines and * + bluejackets in whose honor the + * services were being held, .the ? + President said: + + "The dead are of our blood? + + Americans?and the flag under * + which they served was the flag * * under which the blood of all * * mankind is united on this con- * * tinent to make a free Nation." ? + ? **** + * + * + + + + + + + + ? NEW YORK, May 11.?Behind flag, draped caskets, containing the Nation's dead as a result of the capture of Vera Cruz, President Woodrow Wilson, Sec retary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, United States Senators and Represen tatives In Congress Including mem bers of the committees on naval affairs and foreign relations. Gov. Martin H. Glynn, Mayor John Purroy Mitchel and other State and City officials, today marched to the Brooklyn navy yard, where the funeral services over the dead arc being held this afternoon. Dead Arrived Yesterday. NEW YORK, May 11.?The armored cruiser Montana bearing the Vera Cruz dead, accompanied by the President's yacht, Mayflower, with Secretary of the Navy JoBcphus Daniels on board, convoyed by the dreadnaught Wyom ing, arrived in New York harbor at noon yesterday. The flags over the United States forts and on all the ship ping in the harbor were at half mast. Funeral services for the dead will be held at the Brooklyn pavy yard when President Woodrow Wilson will give expression to the Nation's sor row. > , i t < EXPECT EARLY VOTE ON TOLLS REPEAL WASHINGTON, May 11.?Senator Robert L. Owen, of Oklahoma, and Sen ator F. M. Simmons, of North Caro lina, who lead the fight for' the cur rency bill and the tariff bill, respective ly, are in charge of the free tolls re peal bill. They expect to secure a vote upon It at an early date?prob ably within a week. They expect the bill to pass with a majority of- 10 or 15 votes if the bill remains as it passed the house or by a majority of 25 .if amended to decree the sov ereignty of the United States over the canal zone. Senator James A. O'Gor man, of New York, who has chargo of tho opposition to the bill promises to co-operate with Senators Owen and Simmons, and Senator John W. Kern, of Indiana, Democratic leader, who are trying to secure an early vote.. .It is believed the vote will take place within a week. isnox opposes ncpcai. WASHINGTON, May 11. ? Former Secretary of State Philander C. Knox haB Issued a statement opposing the i repeal of the free tolls law. He holds that It Is not in violation of tho Hay Pauncefoto treaty. SEATTLE PIONEER PHY8ICIAN DIES AT PUGET SOUND CITY SEATTLE, May 11.?Dr. James H. Nagle, a veteran of the Civil war, and long a resident of Seattle, died here | this morning. . CEREAL MANUFACTURER , DIES AT SANTA BARBARA SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 11 ? , Charles W. Post, the cereal manufac turer of Battlecreek, Mich., committed ( suicide here Saturday. Ill health is 1 supposed to be the cause for the act 1 J. E. Moulton, popular Alaska rep ? resentatlve of the Seattle Hardware > company, returned to Juneau on the Mariposa.