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,HBT,ME,^uxDED^ AVHOLE NUMBER 18,592. RICHMOND, VA., MONDA^^RllTiri^" TUB WEATHER TO-DAY? Fair. PRICE TWO CENTS. ON TRIAL FOR LIFE FOR SORDID CRIME Frank E. Heideman, Confessed Murderer, Faces Court To-Day. A SCHOOL GIRL WAS HIS VICTIM Dismissed Once, His Second Arrest Follows Clever Detec? tive Work?A Thousand Times at Point of Confes? sion, It Finally Was Forced From Him. (Boeclal to The Tlmes-DlsDalch.] Freohold. N. J., April 16.?This sleepy little Jersey town will be placed on the map to-morrow, when Kranit Z. Heideman, the youthful German gardener and self-confosHcd murderoi of ten-year-old Marie Smith, of Aabury Park, N. J., will he placed on trial tot tils life. The sordid nature of the cr'.me, the impenetrable mystery that surrounded It and the Ingenious method by wh.ch the murderer was captured, oil havt combined to arouse public Interest. On November 0. 1310. Marie Srnitn, a pretty little schoolgirl of tho ex? clusive residential colony at Aabury Park, N. J., disappeared while return? ing from her studies. Every cltort was made to discover her whereabouts, posses were formed, the surrounding territory was carefully searched and the news spread broadcast through the land, five days elapsed, and the child's parents were almost frantic with de? spair and grief, when William Benson a llorlst of Hradlcy Beach, N. J.. re? ported the Unding of her lifeless body, horribly mutilated, and showing hlgna of an outrageous attack In a lonely thicket near a little lake which borders Ahbury 1'ark. This news fanned the Indignation of the colonists to lever heat; an.j two arrests were made?one an ux-negio pugilist called "Black Olimond"' Wil? liams, and the other Frank E. Heide? man, the youthful Gcrtmn gardeiiot now on trial. So cool rind collected, however, was Heideman under exami? nation that he was dlsmls-t-el f-jr Utk of evidence. Evidence l.nekliiit. The burden of suspicion was directed against the negro, and there was con? siderable tall, of a lynching. Owing to the threaten, g attitude of the pop? ulace, the autnorltles smuggled the ne? gro from the scene of the crime to the J;?11 In this town, whore he was I held for several weeks, but dually dis? missed for lack of evidence. The crime gradually dropped from public print, and seemed destined to ro down to posterity as another un? fathomable mystery. And It no doubt would had It not been for the untiring I efforts of three wealthy residents of the community?S..crlff Hetrick, Ran? dolph H. Miller, employer of the mur? dered child's father, and i-. J. Hand ley. These men secretly met and j agreed to push tho Investigation till the last clue had been run down, paying \ the expenses out of their own pockets. To this end the best detectives In tho country were hired, and all suspected of any possible knowledge of the crime were put under strict and secret surveillance. The weary months dragged by, and oil but the little vknot of anxious friends and relatives'of the murdered child had forgotten 'the foul deed of early November, when on March 15. Sheriff Hetrick electrified the coun? try by placing his heavy hand on tho shrinking shoulder of the cowering little German gardener In the smoking car of a tr. In that was passing wltnln sight of the dreary little lake where the body of the murdered child was found, and exclaimed: "In the name of the law I arrest you '? for the murder of Marie Smith." Tho prisoner was rushed to the county Jail, hurriedly arraigned before Justice William P. Voorhecs, In the County Court at Freehold, and, after a whispered colloquy between him? self and his counsel, during which he appeared greatly ogitatcd, turned to tho Justice, and, In broken accents, pleaded guilty. Later the story of j the remarkable detective work that led . to the confession and arrest of the murderer cunie to light. Shortly alter Hcldcnian's release he j pleaded Illness, quit his .loh in Asbury I Park anu traveled to New YorK, where ! the detective uatallcd to watch hlhi made his acquaintance In tue second I Avenue haunts, where the guilty mini sought to drown the memories of the past in wild debauch. Tho acquaint- ; ance ripened Into friendship. The two 1 men took a room together, and. as i their intimacy Increased and the sus pected gardener's funds ran low, he j borrowed fr? in nis newfound friend. Clever ltutir Works, As weeks stretched into months \ 'h no sign of llchlemau's weak? ening, the detective determined on n desperate expedient. In a burst of confidence ho told his friend Hint lie, : too, was a fugitive from Justice. , charged With tli j murder of two people i In Chicago. The scent was. growing j hot, nnd he was in momentary fear or; arrest. lie proposed that they leave! tho city, and pointed significantly to j n huge revolver, and declared that he i would never be taken alive. The pnli ; took train for ltochestcr, N. V.. where the detective had completed arrange jnents for the drama that alined to ?ImIte the taciturnity of the murderer anil wring from him a confession. The coup dri grace look place in the woods where tho detective und j h'c frlond had been accustomed to r-mble. The detective proposed a little '.Oftget practice, and emptied ills re v^ver at a murk some fifty feet away. Vaen the gardener opened lire, and while the reverberation of his pistol ?was yet echoing through the forest n, man stag red from a thicket n few feel lo the right of thn mark, and. With a s,hrtek fell apparently dead at their feet. The tletcrltvo seized his ootnpa. Ion. and tho men hurried from (Continued on Sccorfd Pago.) ' Fair and Warmer Weather Promised Washington, I>. C.. April 1?.? (icDcrally fair weather durlnu the coming week throughout the Knat eru I>?rtlon of the country, with ' hlKlicr temperature nftcr Tuesday, wn? the prediction'to-day of Willis I.. Moore, Chief of the Wmtht-r Itu- | rrnu. In the West the temperature will rise uliio. There In no prrncnt i Imllenllon of rain, nit bo nub there In j some lirohnhlllty of the development of a disturbance wer the extreme ' Southwest. Hint may result In uu- \ ?ettled conditions In Ihut section willitii a few dnyn. REVEALS INNER WORKINGS For Fl rat Time, Machinery of Camorra Is l.nlil liar.* Vlterbo, Friday, April ~.?The most interesting of tbc revelations made by Gcnnaro Ahhatcmagglo, the Camorrlst Informer, at tho tri" of the members of that organization for the murder of Cuoccolo and his wife, had to do with i the real nature of the Camorro. the ' droaded association which Hist found Its way from Arabia Into Spain and ! from Spain Into Southern Italy, and < how Its adherents are chosen. Tho Camorra lit the city of Naples, j as Abbatemaggto explained, is di- j vlded into fourteen bands, one for each ? region of the city. Fach band is com- ' posed of twenty-four Cat orrlsts and forty-eight Pleclottl (recruitBi, each one of the former having two of the recruits at his disposal. Fach I'lc clottl In turn, Is served by five or , six (Jlovanl Onorati (honored youths). The latter are aspli nts for member-: i ship in the society. Thus, In .-aples alone, there Is a body of upwards of 5,000 men. deter- ? mined In character, -esolute and fi;led In astuteness and intelligence. Thlsj army, which has ramifications In at- ' most every class of society, Is prac- j tlcally illreeted by two men. the capo! in testa, or head r,f ads, anil the ! contnluolo, or cathler, who takes the! place of the head wiicn necessary. Both ; of these olllcials are elected by a ma- j Jority of v tes. The contaltiolo Is gen- I erally an !d Camorrlst. clever In exacting each day the gains from the j members, or alile to handle them j roughly If they refuse to pay. ANTI-MORMON RIOTS Campaign --unlimt Missionaries Lend*' to Serious Disorder),. Blrkcnhend, England, April 16.?The anti-Mormon campaign led to serious disorders here to-day. An organized demonstration against Monnonlsm was: carried out, and an ultimatum was is- ' sued requiring the Mormon mission- ' arles to quit the town within cigli, , days. Later a great crowd attacked tlie Mormon meeting house and stoned siid smashed the windows. The police had great difficulty in restoring order.) Two persona were injured and live] were arrested. In January W. P, Monson. chief of! the Mormon missionaries In England, addressed a letter to the homo sccre- j tary, Wlnst n Spencer Churchill, sec-j onuing tho request of certain Kngllsli clergy that the home office Investigate Morinonk n in England. Monson de- ; Cl?ren that the Mormons were being persecuted. An anti-Mormon campaign ?was organized at Liverpool by tho j Bishop of Liverpool and other pruml- , nent churchmen. The object was the expulsion from England of the Mor- i mon missionaries, who were charged ' with sending many recruits:, chiefly girls, to the United States. The move ment was taken up by the clergy ot : other cities. UNVEILING AT ANNAPOLIS \ Monument Has lien: Erected to . French Soldier* noil Sailors. j Annapolis, Md.. April 16.?An event 1 of International interest will take place . hcr.i next Tuesday afternoon, when a j monument to the memory of the French soldiers and sailors who lost their l'vcs In the Revolutionary War ! will be unveiled. President Taft and ? the French ambassador. Mr. Jusserand. will attend and deliver addresses. Sev- ! oral members of the President's Cab]- j net and 'other high government ofli- j cials will accompany tho President. The monument, which was erected by the General Society of the Sons of | the Revolution, is a plain, pink gran- j ite shaft fifteen feet high, with a i bronze tablet, symbolically decorated, ; set In, and stands on an elevation at the tear of St. John's College, campus, overlooking College Creek. It will he lihv tiled by Miss Amelia Do Pall Fouler, of Baltimore, who is a direct descendant of Admiral De Grasse. the ? commander of the French fleet at the siege of Vdrktown. After the unveiling exercises Prcsl- , dent Taft will inspect the Naval Acad- I omy. It will he his first visit here I since he became President. COLONEL IS RETICENT _ j Refuses <<? Discuss Any of Subjects! II l Hilf Ii ill to 11 Im. New York, April 1 G.? Ex-President | Roosevelt returned home to-night from i a seven-weeks' tour of the West and j Middle West. As he stepped off a train i from Chicago he came into contact j with a crowd of outgoing Eastern visi- I tors, many of whom greeted him with cheers. Nearly 200 persons followed; the colonel to the carriage door and many grasped Ins hand just as he jumped Into an automobile to he 1 whisked away to Oyster Bay. \ Colonel Roosevelt's face was tanned j by the Western suns, and ho said he I felt "bully." lie. refused to discuss j the reciprocity proposition, prosperity ' in the West or his own plans. Deniunn Thompson Hurled. West Swnnzoy. N. II., April 16.?Den man Thompson, the venerable actor, creator and port rayer of that homely New England character, "Uncle Joshua \Vhltcomb," which ho had endeared to theatregoers all over the country, I was hurled to-day with simple cere- I menial in the little cemetery across the road from his home. | NflTIt'R.?We beg to notify tho geifernl ! public I Hat IMnkerton A Cn.'s I idled States i Helrrfire Agency, having a Cninniorrllll De- I pnrtmcnl. Is tint con nee led In any way wlih the original plnker'tdn Natlonni Dctectlvn I Agency, nor, with Plnkartnn's nnnk nnd Hnnkers' Protection operated by uh. Plnker tnn'm National Detective Agency. By Win. A. Plnkcrlon, t:hltaco. Allan Pinkorton. N. V. DAUGHTERS FACE STORMY SESSION Bitter War Between Camp3of Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Story. EOTH FACTIONS CLAIM VICTORY Campaign for President-General , ship ?f D. A. R. Makes Fights of Mere Male Politicians Pale Into Insignificance. Opening Session of Con? gress Held To-Day. (.Special to The Tlmci-Dlspatch.] Washington, April 16.?With both houses' of Congress In full action, and the lower branch knocking President Tuft's tariff law into a. cocked hat; with a''Wild West show" performing In inimitable style, and last. but not least, the annual meeting ot the Daughters of the American Involu? tion In fill! swing, there will he little tol be wished for l>y man or woman .u the national capital during the pres? ent week. The national lawmakers in the House opened lip on the Payne-Aldrleh tariff law yesterday in such a manner as to leave no doubt as to the neces? sity of calling in a political under? taker before the smoke of battle in the extra session clears away. Be? ginning by i?uiu'turing the cuticle ot the administration with hot shot from the battery of Congressman Kltcbin, of North Carolina, the Democrats pro? pose to keep up the fight with speeches from Representatives Clay? ton, of Alabama; Henry, of Texas; L'u derwood, of Alabama; Fitzgerald, of New York, and many of the other old men In the House, together with a few re? marks from some of the new mem? bers?Martin Littleton and others?as to ihelr opinions of the present tariff law and Its makers, l.lltlo else prob? ably will be considered In the House this week, and In the Senate Senator Martin will get his minority members together for a united effort from the Democratic batteries. Ilcol Flighting Here. Hut what does the work of the na? tional Congress amount to with the Daughters of the American Revolution session on? Whatever lighting may be done on Cap'tol 11111 will pale Into nothing beside the onslaught that Is calculated to llgure down in the marble ball of the Daughters of the Amer: lean Revolution.' There all Interest will centre until the close of the week, and there many of the nation's law? makers?the first women of the coun? try?will |>e found. Each portion of the assembled Daughters claims victory for Itself and defeat for Its opponent. The fol? lowers of Mrs. Matthew Scott express? ed themselves to-day In an official announcement, in which they claim the election of president-general already won by an overwhelming majority. The friends of Mrs. Story ridicule such a statement, saying that Mrs. Scott has been claiming everything In sight, and that her plans to capture the pres? idency are due Tor a rude jolt when the election cornea off. , "Nothing In the Scott story," is the way the Story people put it, while from the camp of the former the word goes out that Mrs. Story and her boosters simply don't know what they are talking about. The Washington Times handles the situation nicely this evening, when It says: "The deliberations of the little co? terie of lawsmlths on Capitol Hill have j faded Into the minor Importance of a moot court. A greater congress is gathering in our midst, in which neither reciprocity nor arbitration ' have any part?more's the pity! The 1 grave;- affairs of state will have to j worry along as best they may until | the Scott-Storv feud has seethed and 1 surged and spent Its annual force. Into the choosing of a President or the United States there must go some degree of vigilance and anxiety] Into the endurance test which results in the election of a president-general of the Daughters of Eve and the Ameri? can Revolution thcro will go cajolery and heartache, pride of birth and cloudbursts of latter tears. If tho Scott faction appears first on the scene dressed In the dainty dimities of spring. It may be taken for granted that the Story partisans will hear down mottled In furs and rar-tlpplts. I'p-to-Dntc Method*. "The contest was opened long aco with a campaign of clrcttlarl^atlon. The volume of mall has already done ! much toward placing the Post-Office ] Iiepartment on a self-sustaining basis. But now that the delegates have begun to arrive from far and near, the lint- ! terlng around the dovecote has be- j come as the sound of rushing waters. Devices unknown to the political go- ' round are being brought Into ploy. The I spellbinder, the cartoon nnd (he trans- ; parency arc hut childish things. Th? | Scott faction has captured a member 1 of the Supreme Court. In bodily pres? ence, at least. A Kentucky belle ; brought up the light artillery with a recltiil of negro dialect stories. The Hubenstein choir was connnandered for some patriotic selections. "All this.the Story faction witnessed with a smile?a smile not so deep as n well, nor so wide an a church door, but which served to mask the resources lo he brought Into action later. Specu? lation Is already keen as to what the opposing faction will bring forth from Its little bag-of tricks. Ft nas been whispered that, the Hill of nights has been set lo music and will be sung as j nn oratorio. The younger members ? constituting the great body ot the order, of course?have spoken tenta? tively of a barn danco on Ihe East Plazi of the Capitol. The official lau? reate Is rapt In an ecstney to produce n counterblast to the war cry, 'Scotts who have with Wallace jiled.' It will bo perfectly srnnd. ' Tlie stage is set for this most mov? ing drama. On with tho play." The Daughters have oomo from all quarters of the United States, and, ~ (Continued ' 11 Third Page.) LEADERS OF D. A. R. FACTIONS Mr*. Mnihcvr T. Scott, ?f Illinois, nre.l.lrnt-pcnernl of the TJnuBbters of the Amerlcnn Revolution (on the left), _nu'l Mrs. W llllnni CnmnilngH Stor.v. of New York, who Is o|ip.islnK llr?. Sen It's re-election. EASTER WEATHER Cold. Westerly Winds Send Many a New Hat' Acre-planing. SNOW IN NEW YORK Parade on Atlantic City Board? walk Is Veritable Riot oi Color. New York. April IS.? Flurries of snow early tins morning and about church-going linie. a bright afternoon sun. smothered now and then beneath great white puffs of cloud, and cold westerly winds, which sent many an I Kaster hat aeroplanlng. were the va? garies of the weather In New York to-day. Altogether it was pleasant, but far too cold and windy for the Easter festival. The throngs that joined in the an? nual Easter parade up Fifth Avenue were, perhaps, as big as ever, but the usual brilliancy of silks and satins was hidden by winter coats and furs. The color of the long lino of paraders was lent mainly by the women's hats. In straw of every brilliant hue, with rlbhons and flowers, tlio headgear bobbed about in a thousand shapes, on thousands of heads beside the glossy black silk hats their escorts wore. Tito churches were crowded. The Uonnlvtnlk Parade. Atlantic City, N. .1.; April 10.?Eas? tertide In all its glory was celebrated here by thousands of visitors who promenaded the boardwalk throughout the day and evening. It was a gor? geous day. just a touch of ginger in the air and a little breeze front the northwest. Trains brought the F.as ter crowds here at short intervals, and every steam and electric train was made up t>> tlie full capacity. The boardwalk parade began early, and by 1 o'clock the big Easter prom? enade was In full swing, lacking only late arrivals and the church-going! portion of the crowd. Every roller- j chair of the 10.000 or so owned by j boardwalk barons was In use or en- : gaged by wily folk. In variety and power of color the boardwalk to-day presented the most vivid appearance In its history. Hats of straw, shapes that defy descriptive powers even of experts, ran riot as | to shade, with wild blues and red lire- j dominating. ' Pretty girls In robin- j blue gowns wore yellow straw hats, I while others topped green coatsults. with scarlet "lids." trimmed, with pink or yellow straw bows. OUTWARDLY CALM Hut Discontent Still Smolders In Cham? pagne District. Eper.nsy, Department of Marne, j France. April IS.?The champagne dls- j trie! Is outwardly calm, although dis? content still Is apparently smoldering. There was a slight outbreak to-day near Ay, the rnanlfestants setting lire to. the wood and doing considerable, damage. Several villages i In the I Ithelms district have not yet been oc? cupied by the troops and arc In a. Slate of effervescence. Detachments are now on the way to those places. GOES UP FOR LIFE Dr. John 13. l'enrcc Found Guilty of Murder. Annlston. Ala'..' April : 16.?Dr. John .E...F,carce. who haB been on trial here several days on the charge ot killing .Schell Kennedy, In this county on Jan? uary 14. was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment to-day. Tho Jury retired Saturday afternoon, and diu I not reach a verdict until this morning. Pearce's plea was one of seit-defense. ' The State alleged that the killing was the result of a conspiracy. I Cross Penrce, who is alleged to have! killed Sarge Kennedy, a son of Schell1 Kennedy, and William and Ada Kenne? dy, father and sister, respectively, of Scholl Kennedy, and also Is alleged tu have participated In the conspiracy, will be tried at a special term of court In .May. DENIES CONFESSION Former Clerk of A Red Broker 1? Held for Theft of Securities. Now York, April 16.?Hurry II. Bar tott. who was arrested yesterday charged with complicity in the theft of securities valued at $S5,0(i? from Aaron Bancroft, an aged broker, was held In $15,000 ball to-day for exami? nation Tuesday. His counsel denied to the court that Barrett had made a confession to ' the police of plotting with alleged professional criminals to rob Bancroft. A detective reiterated j In court that such a confession had been made. Barrett pleaded not guilty, and lit default of the J15.000 bail he was com? mitted to the Tombs. BANDIT IDENTIFIED McCoy the Man Who Held Up nig Four Train. Bellefonlalne, O., April 16.?Timothy McCoy was Identified to-day as the lone bandit who recently held up and robbed passengers on a Big Four train at Munrie, Ind. McCoy was arrested here. The Identification was made by .1. K. Porter and William Glassgow, Cleveland traveling men, who were among those robbed. McCoy was taken to Muhde to-night. DR. Z. T. COD.Y RESIGNS (lultn I'nstorntr to Become Editor of cliurrh Paper. Greenville. S. C, April 16.?After a pastorale "Of nearly ten years at the First Baptist Church, of this city, Dr. '/,. T. Cody tendered his resignation to the congregation this morning to take effect June la. He has purchased the interests of the late Dr. A. J. &'. Thomas in the Baptist Courier, published here, and will succeed to Iho eoltorshlp of the paper. Dr Cody's successor has not been named. An Advance Glance at the Coronation In The I'iinrn-DlMpnlrh of nest Sunday .lehn Elfroth Wntklns Mill Sslvc mi nilvnnee glance nt the roru ii n I Ion of King tiearge Vi of Eng? land, lie i? III tell of the royal tumors In store for t'ncle .Snni'x Hpcrlnl embassy nnd of Hie nbunil nnt thrill* .lohn Hayn Ilniniuond ?III irel for lib* mono? t . liotv lie will be Irented like n prince, received as n courtier, waited on by lordn In tvalt- 1 Ingi how he will ruh elbows with royalty nml mingle bin knees with \ their* under the mnliognny of Lon? don'? jinliiccn. Whether or not you expert to be present nt Ihr corona? tion, > on slum IM rend thin clever hit of denrrlptlon. Do Xot Expect to Permit Easy Sailing for 1 Democrats. PREPARED FOR BATTLE .Vigorous Assault Will Be -Made on the Free List Bill, i Washington. P. C., April 16.?So far In the extraordinary session of Con? gress It has been plain sailing for the well-organized Democratic! majority In the House of Representatives, but In the view of a strong anil healthy mi? nority, them afS breakers ahead. By the free list hill, approved by the Dem? ocratic-, caucus and favorably reported by the new Commit toe. on Ways and Means, the rapid pace of legislative progress Is expected to receive a sud? den checlt. The majority leaders realize that the bill cannot be rushed through, and they are preparing to meet the vigorous as? sault upon it by the minority leaders in a prolonged debate. Chairman Underwood, of tlie Ways and Means committee. Intends to sub? mit to the House the committee report on the free list bill on the concluding ?lay of the reciprocity debate, so thai it may lie over and bo called up the following dr...'. The. In riff debate. It is expected, will begin at once, and It is the hope of the Democrats that the bill can be. [iut upon its passage within two weeks. Ilun.v 'lime Ahead. The Democrats are preparing revised wool and cotton schedules to be pre? sented us soon as possible, and later on the agricultural schedule will be tackled, and then will come again the controversy over the high cost of liv? ing. With all this and the proposed Arizona ami New Mexico statehood bill, anti-Injunction legislation, reap portlonment and appropriation bills, the present outlook Is that Hie House will be kept busy until well Into the sum h'er. The Senate committees are not. yet named, ami when It meets to-morrow. It Is probable that another adjourn? ment will be taken until Thursday. "We arc on the defensive In regard to the tariff." said a Senator leader, "and I guesu we are in no hurry to appoint committees. The Senate will take Its time." The prospects, however, are good for the passage by the .Senate of the pop? ular election ami campaign publicity bills. NO CHANGE IN SITUATION Itnimivny I.eiflMntorn Still In Self. Imposed Exile. Nashville, Tenn.. April \,\..There is absolutely no change In the Legisla? ture situation to-night, so far as known. Tho fuslonlKts. who ran away to Dcoutur, Ala., wen- In Birmingham to-day. and fc*/ of the regulars re? mained over Sunday In Nashville. Both houses are scheduled to meet again tu-morrow NOT CROSS LINE; ORDERFROMWOOD United States Troops Commanded to Stay in Own Territory. CIVILIANS TAKE WARNING ACROSS Flying American Flag, They ! Meet Federal Army and Ask Precaution for Town of Douglas?Rebels Are De? feated in Second Battle of Bauche. Washington Anxious Over Developments WonhlDKlnn, D. C, April 111.? Auxlcty over developments In Mex? ico cndtiugcrliig the lives nnd prop? erty ot AinerlenuH ucnr the boun dnry Hoc nnn plainly evident fu of Uclnl circles here to-night. Prcsl Jcnt Tnft until nearly midnight to? night received Imllcttun at the White House from the Wnr Department rrgurdlugr the ndvnucc of the Fed? erals upon the insurgent forces nt A mi Prtctn, hut retired confident Hint tin attack would not he made licfore to-morrow. j Agua Prlcta. April 16.?Insurgent leaders here report that a battlo was begun this morning east of Cabullona, fifteen miles south of city, Tho Federal troops engaged are said to have been caught between two bodies of rebels, who far outnumbered tho Federals. After a conference With Colonel Shunk. commanding the United States troops here. Colonel Media, tho In surrecto jefe of Agna Prieta. per? mitted an automobile carrying two Americans to pass through tho rebel lines toward tho l-'ederal camp. Tho Americans In the automobile, wh'ch files the United States Hag. were James T. Williams, of T use on, formerly United States Civil Service Commissioner, and Charles McKean. formerly of the United States Navy. McKean. It was learned, bail been officially commissioned by Colonel Sbunk to carry a vvrlttc.t message to r.eynaldo DMiz, In command of the Federal force. McKean and Williams proceeded directly to tho cm .p of tho Federals and delivered the message to Diaz. Diaz assured McJ mi that every precaution would he observed to pre? vent, firing Into Jouglas. Diaz was at? tended by the r ura lea chief. Uarron. Col. Chipla an<l other .staff oflicers. The Americans rctiirired safely to Douglas. Must Not Cross Line. Washington, April Hi.?"Don't cross j the American-Mexican border line titi I tier any circumstances; .!' nccesary to I communicate across the. bonier tho j line do It by civl!lnt..i," was the pur? port of lust ructions telegraphed to-day by Major-General Wood, commander of the army, to the army command In Texas. This explains the use of two civilians in carrying a message the Mexican Federal commander front Colonel Shunk, commanding tho United Slates troops at Agua Prleta. General Wood has telegraphed In? structions that If either the Federal or Insurgent troops of Mexico enter American territory they are to bo dis? armed and held and ...til everything possible must be done to preserve neutrality, lie has sent, through the army oflicers. warning to l..d people of Douglas to keep away from where the tiring la .going on. Advices re? ceived here say that it is reported that the Insurgents have built trenches close to the American be'der. liehet? Hctlre. j Iii 1'aso. Tex., April 16.?The second battle of Utiucho has resulted as the i first, fought on February t. Tho In ! surrecios left the Held and the Fed? erals have ronie hack to Juarez. ! Whether the Insurrcctos retired he t cause of lack of water as on the ! former occasion or as ? result of n. j message front Dr. Goii. In Washing ton relative to . eace is not known. A message was received hero last j night by the i.l I'aso .junta, ..owever. in be delivered to Francisco I. Madero, I .and this was sent south in duplicate ' by two couriers .luring the night. ? Whether Madero was near Juarez, the \ j tin tn was uniformed. What the message contained, junta I officials wir tol stale, but they admit [ that it had lb do \ ith peace and will I not deny thill Dr. Gomez counselled Inactivity pending negotiations now on I with Mexico City. Soon after the ine? ' sage went south the insurrcctos re j tired. I The Federals . ;.\ dead, including i lieutenants Mlgtic Haturonl and Abra | ham Jliiiincz, and vi - wounded, includ I Ing Captain Poftiro Hernandez. The wounded were brought lo tiaroz dur i ing tlie' night. The dead were brought j in to-day. ! The 1??dentis had fired ? bridge on ? the railroad otwei .. fiauchc, where : the right occurred, til, Juarez. There 1 was no necessity for this In order to t block the raiironu, however, as the Insurrecto train hau been wrecked In Hauche as .t came from the south. Fed? erals on Thursday placed dynamite under tho tracks and the charge blew up the train. Tho Insurrcctos had two cars loaded with rnllroa ' ties ahead of the locomotive and these cars re ccived the runt of the damage. .Voile Left on Field. When tin- insurrcctos ret'red they.-; look their loco live ami Home of 1 their cars with thorn, but left two cars besides those .ecked. Ih sldo the. '