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Fair, warmer, west wind jot,, xxxin. PTITPTT • Kfi NI?IV rPC by carrier NUMBER 58. i- JXIX-'Tj . O\J J. n VKR MONTH ALASKA GOVERNOR URGES COAL LAND OPENED AT ONCE Report Shows Fuel Will Last 6000 Years at Present Rate of Use WOULD STOP SPECULATION Leasing System Is Advocated to Develop Mines of Northern Territory (Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.—Expressing It as his opinion that -the want of cheap fuel and the delay In opening the Alaska coal Welds are . the strongest adverse factors in the present problem of territorial progress, Governor Wal ter E. Clark of Alaska, in his annual report to the secretary of the interior, made public today, declares that "the ill-advised policy of forbidding all de velopment of the large coal resources of Alaska or of placing such restric tions upon development as to make the embarkation of private capital im possible Is to be deprecated, while the policy of conservation by proper une is to be encouraged. "This coal," he says, "is needed for the industries of the territory and for the physical comfort) of our people. and on no account should it be with held from these uses." Tho present impossibility of mining coal, cither under t'tle or INK, he ex plains, ia In a measure responsible for the suspension of one of the principal railroads. This has caused a general feeling of discouragement. Governor Clark says that the opposi tion to opening tho coal fields "springs chiefly from those who fear a monopoly and those who would have this coal held as a reserve supply for the future." He further says that while the present coal-land law is not a good one, "it certainly lends no hope to monopolists, but rather is calculated to Uisuouruge the embarkation of capital." IVOIXD IK ASK OOU I.ANIIS In declaring his hope for the adop tion of the leasing system to develop these lands, Governor Clark says: "It will be found quite feasible, according to the best authorities, to devise suit able terms for leases, protecting both the public and the operators, and in buring intelligent ci ns<Tvation." The governor says tnat the views of the'extremist that all the Alaskan coal should be kept as a. reserve supply has nothing to commend it. A conserva tive estimate, made by Alfred H. Brooks of the geological survey, shows that at the present rate of consumption the marketable Alaska coals would last live or six thousand years. "At the end of that period," he continues, "pos terity may be using solar energy or some other means than coal for light, heat and power." Liittle progress has been made in rail road building in the northwest territory during the past year, it is asserted. The officers of the Alaska Northern rail way, which will tap the Mantanuska coal fields, declare that the principal lactor In preventing a continuation of construction is the unsettled state of the coal land question and the inabil ity of any citizen to obtain title or lease to these lands. Governor Clark recommends govern ment aid for the railroads in the form Of a guarantee pt interest on their bonds. He declares that the opening of new wagon roads and trails, with the accompanying lower freight rates on supplies, hah enabled mining to be car ried on in districts which either could not have opened at all or would have offered only a precarious opportunity to the miner. TO DIM'OI'KAUK NPECULATION It is also recommended that large portions, if not all, of the C'hugach Na tional forest be restored to the public domain, as many thousand acres of this reservation are almost treeless, and the conditions are such as to ren der any measures for the conservation of water absurdly unnecessary. Agri cultural possibilities in the territory, declares the governor, are no longer in doubt. Certain changes In the mining law are recommended to discourage spnru- lation among non-resident claimants wini give powers of attorney to persons in the territory. Discussing the "serious defect" In the code laws caused by the absence of legal requirement for the regula tion of births, marriages and deaths in the territory, the governor says that instances have multiplied in the lust few yearn illustrating in a striking: way the evils which must surely iv sult from the absence of vital records. Domestic coal to the value of 1208, --359 was shipped to Aleska from tho United States during the fiscal your inded June ZO, according to th. report. In addition to this, fore'gn coal Viilued at $356,435 was imported dur ing the year, bringing tho total of aii coal importations for the year up to $564,794. The Increase in the total value of the domestic coal imported during the year over 1909 was $36,1-1. The importations of domestic mer chandise from the United States, In cluding coal, lumber, hardware and machinery, provisions, liquors, etc., showed an increase in 1910 over ISO 9 of $786,202. Merchandise and precious metals shipped from Alaska to the United States during 1910 amounted to $34, --628,535, an increase over 1909 of $293, --100, according to the report. ALFONSO WON'T ARBITRATE SOUTH AMERICAN QUARREL LONDON, Nov. 27.—The Madrid cor respondent of the Times says King Alfonso renounced his position as arbitrator in the irontier dispute be tween Peru and Ecuador on learning that Ecuador did not desire to arbi trate. The Dlario Universal of Madrid on October 21 announced that Klncr Al fonso would decline to assume plenary powers in the settlement of the dis pute, considering; that a binding de cision would be likely to precipitate a collision between Ecuador and IVru, and that he would propose that the parties invest him with the faculties only of a friendly arbitrator. LOS ANGELES HERALD MILLIONAIRE PACKER OF CHICAGO EXPIRES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS MIGHAZX CCDAHY INDEX OF HERALD'S NEWS TODAY LOS ANGELES .Top Nlkrnnt lowers Oldfleld'i five-mile auto record and becomes new coast champion driver. PAGE 2 Throe thousand Mexican revolutionists quar tered in local Chinatown. PAOB 2 Players' ball Ir expected to b« biggest affair of Its kind In the west. PAOB 3 Frienrls of late Senator J. P. Dolllver of lowa rathsr at Temple Eapthii church to honor Ills memory. PAGE 3 Mrs. Flora Ames pleads for divorce law reform. PAGE 8 neynold Bllnht of I-.OS Ahireles Fellowship ■pmkl of dangers that surround women In commercial life. PAGE 8 Rev. William P. McKensle of Cambridge, Mass., speaks at Shrine auditorium on "Christian Science." PAGE 8 Pastor of pro-cathedral criticises and praises Tolstoi. PAGE 8 James O. Young, 65 years old, reports Im provement in health after thirty days' fast. PAGE 12 Two bicycles are returned to police prop erty clerk. PAGE 12 BlMterß banker his! millionaire buys orange groves at Riverside. PAGE 12 Forty newspaper men are guests of J. J. Byrne In new Mission car over Kite- Shaped track. PAGE 12 Exasperated mule strikes with hoofs and sobers tipsy driver at Log Angeles river. PAGE 12 Police Surgeon Wright blames "hoodoo" which Invariably crowds hospital with pa tients at dinner hour. PAGE 12 Mob pursues two young men attired In women's clothes on streets at night and arrest Walter Waller. PAGE 12 Police commission may finish hearing of Detective Talamantes tonight. PAGE 12 Burglar steals 160 from home of constable. PAQB 12 Editorial and letter box. PAGE 4 Mining and oil. PAGE » Shipping. PAGE 10 Theaters. . PAGE) S Weather report. PAGE 10 Personals. PAGB 3 Sports. PAGES 8-7 Classified advertising. PAGES 10-11 Society, clubs and music. PAQB S American Woman's league. PAGE 5 SOUTH CALIFORNIA Party from Venice makes balloon trip to Huntlngton Park. PAGB 10 Older Boys V. It, C. A. closes convention at Long Beach. PAGE 10 Meeting is called to arrange for gro tesque parade at Pasadena. PAGE 10 COAST Arizona constitution will be shortest of all new states. PAGE 2 Governor-elect Johnson decline* to at tend Inauguration ball. PAGO 3 Storm of protest against census totals caused In Portland, Ore., by charges of Inaccuracy. PAGB 1 Offlcialß of Guatemala promise to send exhibit to exposition at San Diego. PAGE 9 EASTERN Report Alaska's governor advocates Im iinMimic leasing of coal lands. FAGB 1 Michael Cudahy dies suddenly in Chi uogo hospital. PAGE 1 Gen. .James Oaks, retired Mexican and Civil War veteran, dies. PAGE 1 Actresses in New Tork cling to old fashioned fad of possessing doc and horse. ' PAGE 1 Government makes preparations to re move, 2"00 people In New Mexico to make room for reservoir. PAGE 1 South Americana plan to foster trade. PAGE 9 Congress will pass appropriation bills tarrying agKiegate of billion dollars during short session to begin next week. PAGE 3 Warn fight expected od Balllnger com mittee reports. PAGB 2 Supreme court expected to announce sev eial Important decision. PAGB 3 IteiiYpr woman believed murdered In ordor to seal lips of Important infor mation. PAGE 1" Internal revenue figures show Increase of liquor and tobacco. PAGE 10 All but one body from Newark factory fire are identified. PAGE 2 FOREIGN Hadarolltl lone fifteen In buttle with federal troops and flee to hills. PAGE 1 Senora Diaz, wife of president of Mex ico, distributes clothing to 4000 poor pupils. PAGE 12 Brazilians rejoice over end of mutiny and 11b ilaya of terror. - PAOE 3 WIRELESS FLASHES NEWS OF MATE'S DEATH IN GALE Officer of Steamer Admiral Sampson Accidentally Killed PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 27.—A wire less message received by the steamer Asuncion, which arrived here today from San Francisco, told that the first officer of the steamer Admiral Sampson was accidentally killed Sat urdajt««nlght during a gale while the steamer was off Hecata Head, Oregon coast. According to the message, tho first officer, whose name was not given, was superintending the lashing of some thing on the deck, when It fell over and crushed him. Tho wK'eless opera tor on Hi- 1 Sampson said the wind was blowing eighty miles an hour at the time. The Sampson left Seattle Fridn-v for San Francisco. , MONDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 28, 1910. MICHAEL CUDAHY DIES SUDDENLY AT CHICAGO HOSPITAL Butcher Boy Who Became Mil lionaire Meat Packer Suc cumbs to Pneumonia ONCE ARMOUR'S PARTNER Bom as Irish Peasant in 1841, Magnate Passes Away as National Figure (Associated Press) CHICAGO, Nov. 27.—Michael Cudahy, founder of the packing firm bearing his name, died at 8:45 tonight at a hos pital here of double pneumonia. Mr. Cudahy had been ill five days, the disease becoming serious Saturday morning. Mr. Cudahy was born in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland, December 17, 1841. He came to the United States with his parents in 1849, the family settling In Milwaukee. In 1855, while a boy of 15, he became an employe in a Milwaukee packing house, and this marked the beginning of his career in the industry In which he took a prom inent part. From a butcher Mr. Cudahy moved up rapidly to foreman, manager nnrl meat inspector. At this time he at tracted the attention of the late P. D. Armour, and at the latter's solicitation came to Chicago. In 1873 Mr. Cudahy was made a part ner in the firm of Armour & Co. He continued in this connection until 1890, when he was instrumental In organiz ing the Cudahy Packing company, of which he was made president. His brothers, John and Patrick, were as sociates with him. The firm established numerous branch houses and became well known in Milwaukee, Chicago, Kansas City, Omaha, Los Angeles, Sioux City, St. Louis and other packing centers. Mr. Cudahy also was interested in various other lines of business. He was one of the chief organizers and president of the North American Transportation and Trading company. He was known as a club man and fond of amateur sports. He was an enthusiastic yachtsman and golfer and a member of the Union league, Chi cago Country Golf club, Olenview Golf and Sheridan club, all of Chicago and vicinity RESERVOIR PLANS WILL DOOM TOWNS Two Thousand People in New Mexico Soon Must Abandon Their Homes EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 27.—Prepara tions are being made by the govern ment to remove nearly 2000 people from their homes in order to make room for the great Elephant Butte reservoir near Eagle, N. M. Six Mexican villages, ranging in population from fifty to 700, will be in undated when the water is turned In. Amone the towns to be obliterated is Perajo, once an important station and distributing point on the old Santa Fe trail, with a population then of 3000. Some of the towns are among the most ancient in America, their origin dating back several centuries. From Perajo the trail entered upon the famous Jor nada del Muerto (.iournev of death), where scores died of thirst in the old freighting days. The government is now engaged in buying up the farms and village prop erty of the native residents, and by the time water is available, the great basin of 40,000 acres will have been deserted. The ranchers will be allowed to till their land un\il driven out by the wa ter. A government agent who re turned here yesterday after passing three weeks in that region, stated he mot but one American during the time, and that the most primitive conditions prevailed everywhere. CALIFORNIAN ON WAY TO CAPITOL TO CLAIM FAIR Joseph Scott of Los Angeles Ac £ companies Party ' SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 27.—Led by Benjamin Ide Wlieoler, president of the University of California, a dele gation of prominent citizens who will present California's . claims for gov ernment support for the Panama- Paciffc i international exposition, left today for Washington. The others of the party are Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Scott jr., Mr. and Mrs. Leon Sloss, M. H. De Youns, C S. Stanton, Henry T. Scott, the. Rev. J. P. McQuaide, Jo seph Scott, president of the Los An geles chamber of commerce, and M. F. Tarpey of Fresno. Governor elect Hiram W. Johnson and Theodore A. Bell, his Democratic opponent at the recent election, will Join the delepai on in Washington. Governor Gillett will leave for the eaHt Thursday. The party will be aug mented in the capital city by the pres ence of R. B. Hale, Robert Newton Lynch, John P. Irish and H. A. French. Many cases of California wines and choicest fruits were shipped along with the fair boosters and will be used in the open house policy at the headquar ters to be established in Washington. The party will proceed to its destina tion with no stops dn the way. CHILEAN EXPOSITION OPENS SANTIAGO, Chile, Nov. 27.—An In ternational agricultural and industrial exposition, for which extensive prep arations have been made, was onnned here today. Two Popular Thespians and Their Pet Animals AT EJW, MISS STELLA TRACY AM) HER PET POODLE. AT KIOHT, MISS MATDE SOUSA AXI) HER FAVORED EQUINE MEXICAN AND CIVIL WAR VETERAN DIES General James Oaks, Retired In dian Fighter, 85, Sudden ly Succumbs WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.—Gen. James Oaks, who was retired in 1879 after thirty years of active service in the Mexican and Civil wars, as well as in Indian uprisings, .sank to the pave ment today near his home and died in twenty minutes later at a hospital. Death was caused by heart trouble. Gen. Oaks was born near Limestone, Pa., April 4, 1826, and was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and in the United States military academy. He served for a time in the faculty of the academy, but at the outbreak of the war with Mexico accompanied Gen. Zachary Taylor and was brevetted first lieutenant. He later was assigned to frontier duty against the Indians in northern Arizona, and In 1861 reached the rank of lieutenant colonel, being assigned to the Fourth cavalry. He became col onel of the Sixth cavalry that same year, and after distinguished service in the Tennessee and Mississippi cam paigns he was made brigadier general brevet March 30, 1865. At the close of the Civil War he was head of the Freedmen's bureau at Austin, Tex., and later again served against the Indians of the southwest. He was retired at his own request on April 29, 1879, and had spent most of his time since in New York, Pittsburg and Washington. LABOR FEDERATION HEARS MINERS' PLEA FOR CHARTER President Gompers Addresses Church Meeting of Negroes ST. LOUIS, Nov. 27.—The Western Federation of M'ners' application for a charter in the American' Federation of Labor will be settled in some man ner tomorrow, according to an im pression among labor leaders here to night. The executive council of the federa tion heard the arguments for and against the proposition today, but no agreement was made except that the hearing will be continued tomorrow. C. H. Moyer, president of the West ern Federation, was optimistic over the probable outcome. He said that if his organization was not admitted to the American federation directly he was sure it would be only a matter of a short time before it would be, via the United Mine Workers. Most of the opposition to the pro posed charter has disappeared. It was said tonight, leaving President James O'Connell and the machinists' associa tion practically alone in their fight. President Gompers tonight addressed a congregation of negroes at their church in order to convey to the mem bers of that race his friendliness to ward them and his desire for their membership in organized labor locals. TAMPA MAYOR INVITES INVESTIGATION OF STRIKE TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 27.—The discus sion of the Tmnpa cigar strike situa tion before the American Federation of Labor, and the renewed representa tions made by Samuel Gompers to Gov ernor Gilchrist today, caused Mayor McKay to send the following telegram to the latter: "In view of malicious slander on Tampa, Its officials and citizens ut tered by Samuel Gompers and other labor agitators, you are respectfully invited to visit our city at your ear liest convenience, make a thorough In vestigation and give your findings to he public." BRYAN TO ATTEND FUNERAL OF MOSES C. WETMORE ST. LOUIS. Nov. 27.—The funeral of Moses C. Wetmore, former national Democratic eommitteeman from Mis souri, who died yesterday following; an accident, will be held from his home here Tuesday afternoon. William J. Bryan will atttend. The list of pallbearers will be made up from among the members of the Democratic national committee and of former local friends. BOY OBJECTS TO ACTING AS MEAL FOR DOG; ASKS POLICE TO KILL ANIMAL Nine-year-old "Blll.v" Evans, who live* at 2403 Atlantic street and goes to school between dog bites, called at police head quarters yesterday and inked Lieutenant Nye. Id command of central station, to shoot a dog owned by a Mexican family living nest door. "Billy" as bitten on the leg by the dog yesterday. It as not the first time the doss had taken a bite but of "Billy," according to his statement, and he told the police officer he was tired of being made a. meal out of and requested that the animal be killed. Young Evans was coming from Sunday school yesterday when the canine wagged his tall and nipped him" on the limb. Several weeks ago the same dog bit him In the side and at another time snapped at his finger. ' '. • PORTLAND STORMS AT CENSUS TOTALS Business Men Express Disap pointment at Alleged Inac curacy of Federal Figures PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 27.—The wholesale reduction which Portland, with other Pacific northwestern cities, suffered at the hands of the census bureau has caused a storm of protest —a fitting finale to the continual pro test against the small number of enumerators allotted to count the city. The repeated assertion of Portland's three principal newspapers that a. large percentage of the population had not been counted, caused the Commercinl club, during the last three days of the census taking period, to carry on a "pink slip" campaign. This resulted in the securing of 25,000 names alleged to have been missed by the official enumerators. After the recapitulation had been made here, Supervisor S. C. Beach de clared the "pink slip" canvass had been of practically no use, as he had thrown out about S6 per cent of the names secured. Just now great in terest is manifested in reconciling this statement with that of Director Du rand that the bulk of the 15,000 names thrown out by him were those se cured in the pink slip campaign. Prominent business men express bit ter disappointment at the alleged in correctness of the official figures, 207, --214. Owing to the practical impossi bility at this late date of securing an accurate count of the people here last April, probably no recount of the city will be sought. SEATTLE WILL NOT FIGHT AGAINST CENSUS FIGURE SEATTLE, Nov. 27.—While there is bitter disappointment that the census gives Seattle a population of only 237, --194, it has been known for six weeks that tin' total of 248,000 names turned in by the supervisor had been material ly reduced. ' The report genially accepted was that the total had been (Hit to 232,000, hence the additional 5000 names are a solace. It is felt that it would be undignified to enguge in a controversy with Director Durand, and probably no other action than a formal protest by the chamber of commerce will be taken. HUNTERS LOST IN FOREST ARE FOUND BY SEARCHERS KVKRETT, Was.i., Nov. 27. —Charles and Willard Davis, brothers, and rharlfs Snyder, the three hunters lost in the forest near Hazel since Tues day, wore found yesterday by a search ing party of three headed by Forest Ranger Bruckarp. The hunters were wandering aimlessly up Canyon creek. They were so exhausted that the party did not reach the Standard Logging company, eight miles away, until this afternoon. Tlic lost men h,ad a supply of matches and were able to keep warm, but had no fuel. They were going i- into the forest when their ri\si vrrs found tlum. More than 100 inou have been searching for the miss ing men. eiT-vr/~<T TT 1 1/'Yr>TT?C • SUNDAIfS Be. ON TRAINS 10a SUN (iL*r!i LUX IJLiO . SUNDAYS sc. ON TRAINS 10a ACTRESSES ADORE PUPPY AND HORSE Two Members of New York Com panies Cling to Old-Fash ioned Fad (Special to The HeraM) NEW YORK, Nov. 27.—"Women of society, women of the stage and women of the commercial walks of life in the great metropolis of the United States have their fads, many of them as foolish as they are strange. Two women popularly known in histrionic circles still cling to the old-fashioned fad of loving a dog and a horse. Miss Stella Tracey, recently seen in "The Goddess of Liberty," clinging to her poodle, and Miss May De Sousa of fame in "The Commuters," fondling her dapple gray as lovingly as of yore. This animal was seen at the recent horse show here. The animal selected by Miss De Sousa as her special pet Is an un usually intelligent equine, knowing the pretty actresses' footsteps and whinnying any time he hears her voice. The horse seems especially fond of singing, and it is not an uncommon sight to see Miss De Sousa rattle off a ballad or a ditty with only her charger as audience. The horse will prick up his ears and look intently at his mistress. The expression of his big round eyes would seem to say "That's what I like." The puppy to which Miss Tracey is endeared is an ordinary French poodle, ugly to some, cute to others, but lovely —Miss Tracey says—to the actress pro tector. The little canine possesses much intelligence and can perform many really wonderful tricks. BAY OF FUNDY IN GRIP OF FIERCE NOR'EASTER Gale Attains Velocity of Fifty Miles an Hour DIGBY, N. S., Nov. 27.—For forty eight hours the Bay of Fundy has been lashed by a fierce northeast gale which at times reached a velocity of fifty miles an hour. Old mariners say they never saw the bay "father white" for so long a time. Greater damage has been done to fishing and other small craft than in years before. The most serious disaster reported is that to the Nova Scotia schooner Mer cedes, bound for Boston with a esirgo of piling, which was swept ashore at Battery Point, and will be a total loss. STORM THRASHES ALONG COAST OF NEW ENGLAND BOSTON, Nov. 27.—For three days a coast storm has been thrashing about off shore, its western boundary sweep ing the New England shore line with a wind velocity averaging nearly sixty miles an hour. The storm was almost as severe on Cape Cod as the disastrous one twelve years ago today. The gale reached its height yester day and today with a maximum veloc ity of sixty-five mile 3an hour, accom panied by snow and rain squalls. As the storm center is northeast of Cape Cod. incoming liners in the next few days will bear its brunt. Up to dark today no disaster had been reported. REPORTS TEMPESTUOUS TRIP NEW YORK, Nov. 27.—The White Star liner Celtic arrived today from Liverpool, via . Queenstown, and re ported a tempestuous passage. Friday in a storm her wireless apparatus In the rigging was carried away, cutting off all communication with shore as the vessel neared port. SNOW FALLS AT SPOKANE SPOKANK, Wash., Nov. 27.—Snow fell today to a depth of three Inches In a largo region around Spokane, but a thaw has already set In. Eastern Washington and northern Idaho report ■now. Crop! arc harvested, and no damage Is reported. The depth of snow exceeds records for November since 1893. THE HOME PAPER OF GREATER LOS ANGELES MADEROISTS LOSE FIFTEEN IN FIGHT, RETREAT TO HILLS Six Hundred Government Troops Rout 400 of Enemy Near Chihuahua, Mex. CAVALRY LEAD IN PURSUIT Revolutionists Take Refuge Be hind Stone Wall and Bat tle Desperately (Associated Press) CHIHUAHUA, Mexico, Nov. 27.—in an engagement noar this city today, which lasted from 9 o'clock in tho morning until 3 p. m., 600 federal troops routed a force of 400 Maderoistw, driving them repeatedly from strong positions and compelling them to take to the mountains. The revolutionists lost fifteen killed and many wounded. There were no fatalities on the federal side, but sev eral, including three officers, were wounded. i General Navarro was in command of the. federal troops. He left Chihua hua at 5 o'clock this morning at tho head of four companies and two squads of cavalry. Near Fresno, twelve miles out, one squad pf cavalry fell behind to guard the road. They were am bushed by the rebels, who opened flre from hills on both sides of the high way. Capt. Florentino Gavica, with fifty troopers, drove the enemy from their positions. He waited for a por tion of the federals who had gone for ward to reinforce nim before pursuing the insurrectos. In the meantime the latter took a position on another hill a short distance away and prepared to resist an attack. BATTLK HKIIIMt STONE WAIX Within half an hour General Navarro reached the scene with his infantry and opened fire. Again the rebels re treated, only to seek a new position from which they wore again dislodged. At last they fortified themselves behind a stone wall, where they made a determined stand. The firing waa heavy, and here most of the loss of life occurred. After several hours of heavy fight ing the rebels broke for the mountains. They were pursued by the infantry for three miles. The cavalry did not join in the pursuit because of the rough country. The bodies of fifteen rebels and ten dead horsts were found. The federals abandoned the pursuit to care for their wounded. Artillery and cavalry will depart to night, making a detour to intercept the revolutionists. PRESIDENT DIAZ DECLARES PEACE IS WELL ASSURED Executive of Republic Asserts Foreigners Need Not Fear NEW YORK, Nov. 27.—Prcsid.-nt Diaz of Mexico has addressed the fol lowing telegram to the editor of a New York paper: "The recent riots in certain portions of Mexico are the political work of Mr. Francisco I. Madero. According to the proclamations published upon throwing himself into a revolution, his object was to secure the presidency by force, since he was unable to do so by the votes of the citizens. "This movement will not extend, since hitherto it has limited itself to riots in Puebla, Parral, Ciudad Guer rero and Gomez Garas. In all these places they have been repressed by the police and federal forces. The rest of the republic has remained com pletely tranquil. "The Mexican peoplo love peace and understand its benefits, and will not accept any revolution. Further, the business men understand their inter ests would be in danger in the handa of persons who profess Socialism and carry on an anarchistic propaganda. "No danger exists here either for the natives or for the foreigners, but it is very distressing that the presa should publish sensational and ex aggerated news which tends to causa alarm in the money markets and to do damage to business. "It cannot be said that there havo been serious disturbances, for even in the places where there have been riots to which I have referred order was r<» established a fow hours later and every one was attending to his affairs with no more excitement th;m that created by a sensational newspaper. On the other hand, the government ia supported by public opinion and a well disciplined army." COMMANDER OF FRONTIER FORCES REPORTS QUIET LAREDO, Texas. Nov. 27.—Sunday was a day of tranquillity in northern Mexico, according to official advlcea received by General Villar, eominaii'l er of the frontier forces of the Mexi can army. Detachments stationed at points between Matamoraw and Ciudad Por flrio Diaz, sent dispatches early to night and all were of the same tenor, that practically normal conditions prevailed. Similar statements were received from the troops along the border on the American side. Gen eral fear of a rebellion seems to b* dissipated. General Hagadorn of the United States army, commander of Fort Mc- Intosh, reported everything quiet at Mlnera, Texas. If present plans ar» carried out Company A, twenty-third infantry, stationed at Minera, will be. ordered back to Foit Mclntosh on Wednesday. BATTERY OF ARTILLERY HASTENS TO GUARD TOWN MEXICO CITY, Nov. 27.—With tha exception of the fighting at Chihuahua, reports reaching this city up to a late hour tonight. Indicate no dlsturha A company of the Second cava.li and four pieces of artillery arrived at Orizaba to guard that place and Rio Continued an Vmga Tarn.