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i'f* lk .KS'"-+ VOJLTJM6* Movement in Which Friends of Measure Hope to Pass it Over Governor's Veto Taken up by Legislature. THIRD SAMMIS BILL TAKEN UP BY SENATE Two Bills Aimed at Practice of Giving Attorney's Fees in the Saloon Injunction Cases Passed Yesterday. 4 [BY W. H. POWELL] Des Moines, March 8.—(Special.)— Representative Klay* this morning defended the Oregon plan bill which the governor vetoed some time ago. He made an enthusastic- speech hold Ing: the floor for an hour and half and at tacking the governor's plea of its be ing unconstitutional. The fight is be ing continued this afternoon. Rep resentative Shane Introduced a bill in the house making it necessary to pub lish notice before selling or exchang ing bonds of any county or city. Rep resentative Newell this morning intro duced a Joint resolution in the house calling for the adjournment of the legislature at noon March 31. Discus sion of the resolution will be held to morrow. New House Bills. Representative Dabney introduced a bill in the house today providing for election of district, superior and su preme Judges In special primaries,. Among the bills introduced in th.e house were the following: 7 By Miller of Bremer—compelling ,£• religious Venisflbiary societies be gov- erned as are fraternal beneficiary ^Mtocietles. -V -V^V: By -Bauman—compelling the* installa •Atlon of telephpnes in all railway sta tions. By Taylor of Union- admitting sol fliers' wives to the home at Marshall •'town. By Taylor—permitting the plaintiff in a proven fraud in public contests to recover triple the amount of dam ages. By Hunt—allowing the rail commis sion to settle difficulties between roads and elevators on railway lands. By Klay—providing for an increase *0of judges in the supreme court, mak r"ing the number nine. By Felt—providing for the inspection of live stock imported in Iowa to pro tect the stock of the state 8enate Proceedings. Another city made a Md for the sec :.'ond £tate Normal school when Sen atpi Crow introduced a bill locating the institution at Denison. Among the bills introduced in the senate were: By Chase—bringing judges of courts under the primary law provisions. By Dunnegan—requiring the state .railway commission to show the river to river roads on official railway maps. By Cowles—compelling cities to pay ^special assessments in. 30 days. The Senatorial Vote. The vote of the thirty-fifth Joint bal lot for the senatorship waB as follows: Deemer 54 Kenyon ..... 44 Porter (Dem) 52 Absent 4 paired 4 necessary to elect 76. 8aloon Cases Uoin Senate. In the senate another verbal battle was fought this morning over the third Sammis bill to prohibit attorneys pros ecuting liquor cases from securing fees. The Benate passed two Sammis bills vesterday which operate to take away the attorney fee of $25 now allowed at torneys who prosecute actions against persons for the illegal sale of liquor. Senator Sammis and the senators who supported the bills declared on tho .'.floor that the object was to knock out the attorneys who travel all over tlio state bringing such actions, not in good faith, but merely to (ret the attorney fees. They claimed the great majority .. pf the cases were dismissed upon th* payment of costs, which Includes at torney fees. They asserted the passage of the bills was a move against graft and toward decency. Liquor Move. The opponents of the measure al feged it was wholly a move on the part of the liquor forces to take away law which has been on the statute books for a generation, a law which has served to bring to the bar of ,1ns tice many violators of the liquo^ laws It was asserted that the passage of the bills was a step backward of twenty five years. Both measures passed, the first by a vote of 27 to 17 and the second a few minutes late, wtihout debate, by a vote of 28 to 13. The third measure now -being con sidered, is a companion bill to the other two. Champagne to Advance. New York, March 8.—Advices from Paris to local wine importers indicate that an advance of between $5 and $10 a case on efcampagne is contemplated by the wine growers this year. 1 1 '"•*,* f- -V..' Washington, D. C., March 8.— The quantity of wheat on farms March 1, according to the crop reporting bureau of the department of agriculture, is sued at 12:30 o'clock this afternoon, was about 179,690,000 bushels, or 25.8 per cent "of tho 1910 crop, compared with 173,344,000 bushels, or 23.5 per cent of thl 1909 crop on farms March 1, 1910, and 154,031,000 bushels, or 23-3 per cent the average for the last ten yejirs, About 54.5 per cent of the crop will be shipped out of the country where grown, against 59.3 per cent of the 1909 crop and 57 per cent, the average for the last ten years, so shipped. The quantity of corn was about 1. 265,634,000 bushels, or 38.5 per cent of the 1910 .crop, against 1,050,000,000 bushels, or 37.9 per cent of the 1909 crop on farms March 1, 19i0, and 953, 100,000 bushels, 38.3 per cent the aver age for the last ten years. About 22.2 per cent of the crop will be shipped out of the country wher? grown, against 23.1 per cent of the 1909 crop .and 20.7 per cent, the ten year average so shipped. The proportion of the 1910 crop which is merchantable is about 86.4 per ,cent, against 86 per cent of the 1909 crop, r«T)d 83.6 per cent, the ten year average. The quantity of oats on farms was about 421,535,000 bushels, or 37.4 per cent of the 1910 crop, against 363,159, 000, or 36.1 per cent of the 1909 crop on farms March 1, 1910 ,and 317,985, 000 bushels, or 36.4 per cent the ten year average. About 31.2 per c^nt of the crop will be shipped out of the country where grown, against 32.7 per cent of the 1909 MORE LANDS TO BE OPENED DP TRACTS IN CALIFORNIA AND OKLAHOMA, ONCE WITHDRAWN RESTORED TO ENTRY, ', "i Washington, D. C., March 8.—Cer tain lands eliminated from national forests in California and others tem porarily withdrawn for forestry pur poses in California and Oklahoma have been restored tq entry. The unap propriated and unwithdrawn lands in cluding 77,074 acres excluded from the Madera and Lassen national forests in California will oe opened to settlement on May.9, under the homestead laws, and to entry June 8. These lands are In northern California in Siskiyou Madera, Lassen, Tehama, Shasta and Butte counties. The vacant unappropriated public lands includir.g 183,788 acres near the Lassen forest, California,' which were released from temporary forest with drawal, also will become Subject to settlement May 9 under the homestead laws and to entry June 8. These lands are in Tehama, Butte, Plumas and Lassen counties, California. Lands aggregating 21,030 acres near Wichita national forest, Oklahoma, re leased from temporarw forest with drawal by Secretary Ballinger, will be come subject to settlement May 16 and to entry June 10. Thc .e lands are in Comanche and Kiowa counties. ELECTION IN SEATTLE Reform Element Wins Sweeping Vlo tory at Polls Railway Prop osition Carries. Seattle, Wash., March 8.—Slow head way is being made counting ballots cast in'yesterday's municipal election. Returns from the precincts counted up to an early hour indicate that the proposition to issue $800,000 bonds to construct and operate a municipally owned street railway on a north and south trunk highway carried by an overwhelming majority. It is certain that a reform council has b^en elected to the new body of nine members, the three so-called lib eral candidates having been left hope lessly behind. All but one of the can didates who were active supporters of Mayor George W. Dilling in the recent recall election, in which form er mayor Hirman C. Gill was ousted from office, are certain of election. MEN GET INCREASE Engineers, Firemen, Trainmen and Conductors Get 10 QUANTITY OF CROPS ON FARMS INCREASED Crop Reporting Bureau of Department of Agriculture Gives Figures of Conditions March 1, With Comparisons of Former Years. Per Cent Advance. Chicago, 111.. March 8.—A wage in crease, approximately 10 per cent, was granted engineers, firemen, train men and conductors of the Wabash railroad In a settlement of the wage controversy just effected. The settlement grants a 10 per cent increase to men west of Chicago and 6 per cent on the lines to Detroit and Toledo, dating March 1.. On July 1, 1912, the western rates will apply east to Toledo and Detroit. Engineers are granted the same rates as on other western roads for both road and yard service, and after July 1 the yards at Council .Bluffs. Kansas City, St. Louis and East St. Louis will be placed in the first class group, which means a further Increase for switch engineers and firemen. crop, and 28.1 per cent the ten year average. The quantity of barley on farms on March 1 was about 31,062,000 bushels or 14.1 per cent of the 1910 crop, against 41,220,000 bupsbels or 24.2 per cent of the 1909 crop on farms March 1, 1910. About 50.4 per cent of the crop will be shipped out of the country where it is grown, against 51.7 per cent of the 1909 crop. Washington, D. C.. March 8.—Stocks of grain on farms March 1 by import ant states, expressed in millions of bushels, was as follows: New York 8.2 8.3 14.4 0.60 Pennsylvania .. 11.1 24.7 15.1 0.10 2.6 61.6 .... Ohio 10.1 56.4 24.8 0.20 Michigan 5.2 23.8 20.0 0.40 Indiana 10.2 84.5 21.2 0.20 6.6 178.4 63.3 3.00 Wisconsin .... 1.2 15.4 29.7 4.50 Minnesota .... 28.2 16.3 28.3 5.10 Iowa 4.0 115.3 76.2 2.80 Missouri ...... 5.5 115.0 10.0 .... 12.4 71.0 19.6 1.50 Nebraska 13.0 90.8 84.1 0.60 S. Dakota 11.7 13.5 12.3 8.20 N. Dakota .... 10.8 .2 3.4 1.40 Washington ... 3.8 0.1 2.2 0.90 2.8 2.1 0.50 Oregon 2.1 .1 3.2 0.60 California 2.1 .2 1.1 6.10 STORM IN WEST IS BREAKING DP GREAT .PAMA£E HAS BEEN, DONE HY HIGH WIND AND HEAVY RAINFALL ON (COAST. fl.'* —J* .of San Francisco, March 8.—After play ing havoc throughout central and northern California by causing wash outB and floods and damage to grow ing crops, the storm of the last four days, according to the weather bureau, is to break up and move eastward. The storm has been unprecedented in the velocity of the wind and the heavy rainfall within a very brief per iod of time. From all parts of the state come reports- of rains, of the cloud burst type. In several cities, notably San Jose and Walsenburg, boats have taken the place of the us ual vehicles in the streets. Thousands of acres of grain and orchard lands were submerged yester day, resulting in great loss. Railroad traffic has been interrupted on every line and branch in the north ern and central parts of the state. At sea the storm has raged with fury all along the coast from San Diego to Oregon. At Washerville all the business portion of the town was under six feet of water yesterday. Desert Power Lines Down. Goldfield, Nev., March 8.—All of the California-Nevada power lineB supply ing the desert country from the Inyo county line to Death Valley, are down as a result of a storm in the White mountains, sixty miles west of here. The snow is reported six to fourteen feet deep in the mountains with the gale blowing at the rate of 60 to 100 miles. Three thousand men will be idle until repairs are made. A Snow 8llde In 8lerras. Reno, Nev., Mrrch 8.—A slide of snow in the Sierras has banked the snow sheds and obstructed the tracks, near Crystal lake, 100 miles west of Reno for a distance of one mile. BAD BOYS ARE FEWER New York Children's Court Reports Decrease in Number of Juven ile Delinquents. New York, March 8.—There were two thousand fewer, "bad" boys and girls in New York City during the last year than in the previous twelve months, according to the annual re port of the children's court. The de crease in the number juvenile dell quents is for 11,494 to 9,491 and in cluded a falling off in all varieties of juvenile crime. Only two per cent rf all the trans gressors were girls. American born boys were more troublesome than the children of any other nationality. There were 702 American born chil dren arrested a great many of them were of foreign parentage, however. Italian children came next with 654 offenders, Russians next with 647 and Germans last with 37. HOSPITAL FOR DE8 MOINES. Iowa Lutherans to Spend $75,000 in Erection of Building $15,• 000 8ubaorib«d. Des Moines, March 8.—Plans for a $75,000 hospital to be erected in Des Moines were ordered drawn today by the trustees of Iowa Lutheran hos pital. It was announced that $15,000 had been subscribed. v' -y fr MM''! i. X-MT'. A. ,i *''v.fY OlTUMWi.^ WAPELLO GaU^Tlf, IOVVA, THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1911 A/, *Vl.. ri,', —v-.i .- WOUNDS WIFE INI) /)«|908 l«01«oiB|H «)B)S II TO END OWN LIFE Clarence Lynch of Hedrick May Die From Injuries Spouse Not Seriously The Lynches formerly lived on a farm two and a half miles northwest of Hedrick. They had a sale lately, and dividing the proceeds, separated. Since their separation Lynch has made repeated threats to kill his wife, and was prevented from shooting her a few nights ago by Will Mich, a neigh bor. Yesterday Lynch was In Ottumwa, returning home on the afternoon Mil waukee passenger, and stating that he intended leaving for the west later last night. Shortly after arriving at Hedrick he went to the Jackson home, and finding his wife alone there, open ed lire with a .22 caliber revolver, fir ing five shots, three of which took ef fect, one above the heart, another in the shoulder, and the third at the back of the neck. The bullet that struck above the heart was deflected by a rib and did not reach a vital spot The other two wounds were not serious. Lynch then turned the gun oh him self, but the gun failed. He rushed from the house atid ran to the home of Will Mick, a few doors away. Miek had disarmed him a few nights before when Lynch tried to shoot his wife, and the gun had been placed on top of a cupboard. Lynch recovered this gun befofe Mick could prevent lt, and, running to the front door, fired a bul let into his temple, falling uncon scious outside the door. He is not expected to survive through the day. A note was found in his pocket to his father, Alec Lynch, a well known farmer living west of town, in which he asked that he and his wife be bur ied in the same coffin. He believed evidently when he shot himBelf that his wife was dead. Mrs. Lynch, who is the daugher of T. J. King of this place, was able to reach a telephone sind call the Mick family to her aid. She was saved by the small caliber of the gun, and is ex pected to be fully recovered In a few days. Lynch has a sister, Mrs. Jessie Shot zer, living in Ottumwa. COLONEL BEGINS TRIP Roosevelt Leaves for Atlanta, First Stop oh Tour Dodges Interviewers. New York, M&rch 8.—Col. Theodore Roosevelt started today on hiB six weeks' swing across the country to tho Pacific coast and back again. It is the first tour the colonel has made since the recent political campaign. His first stop will be at Atlanta, 6a., to morrow. "I have nothing to say about anything," said Colonel Roosevelt as he boarded the train, which left a't 10:16 for the south. The colonel said he had not heard of the mobilization of United States troops and the navy near Mexico until this morning's paper was shown him. It was afterward stated that he- ap peared somewhat surprised, but only smiled and declined to express any opinion. Only a few people at the sta tion knew the colonel was departing and there was no demonstration. 30 ALIENS DEPORTED Macedonian Laborers 8ent Back to Prevent Joining Overcrowded Labor Market. Philadelphia, Pa., March 8.— Thirty debarred Macedonian aliens, who ar rived here on February 24 on the North German-Lloyd liner Frankfort, from Bremen, were sent to Baltimore today and put on board a steamship of the same line to be returned to Bremen. The Macedonians came here with the Intention of working in slaughter houses in Indianapolis, but Commis sioner Rodgers of the'immigration bu reau,, after an investigation, found that the labor market in that city was over crowded and refused to allow the aliens to land. BELTRAND IS ELECTED Man Agreed Upon by Peace Conferees Accepted as Provisional Head of Honduras. Puerto Cortez, Honduras, March 8.— Dr. Francisco Beltrand who was agreed upon last week by the peace conferees as provisional president of Honduras, was elected yesterday by the congress as premier designate, or first vice-president of thd repifblic. This is a full acceptance by congress of the condition of the peace agree ment and Beltrand becomes the consti tutional as well as provisional presi dent of the country. 1 Hurt and Will Recover. Hedrick, March 8.—(Special)—Clar ence Lynch, aged 33, a well known Hedrick young man, last night shot his wife, Clara Lynch, aged 26, from whom he had separated, and then attempted suicide. He is expected to die. Mrs. Lynch was not seriously wounded and will recover. The shooting occurred at 6:15 o'clock at the home of R. ti. Jackson, where Mrs. Lynch had been working and of which she tfas the on ly occupant when the attempt was made on her life. 1 1 .» i|!f' i^il ii&'iVw (i in' ii111u(itiif»iii Pr^v, jwvJ*i. Srf-1Tt vL f Y* t«' 4 Sf Socialistic Army in Lower California Deserted by Americans, Who Rebelled Against a Leader. Mexlcali, Mex., March 8.—With the insurgent forces in this district weak ened by dissension, the federals are believed to have afar better oppor tunity for a successful attack than they had last week. A federal force 1b re ported to be near Packard, eight miles south of this city, preparing for an assault on this place. VThe principal strife within the rebel camp is between the commanders, Berthold and Leyva and the American socialists who Joined the army with the object of establishing anew regime in lower California. Desertions that have followed on the American demon stration of hostility to the two leaders have reduced the little army from 200 to less than 100 men. News was received yesterday of drastic measures taken by Simon Berthold to curb the activities of the American malcontents. Arms Taken From Americans. Upon hearing on Saturday that the Americans, who outnumbered the Mexicans, had voted to depose Leyva, Berthold sounded a call to arms. He had previously secreted the arms which the Americans had stacked. When the Americans answered the call the secreted'$rms were taken by the Leyva adherents. Any man who says he is a friend of Stanley will get shot," Berthold an nounced menacingly. Capt. Stanley, the leader of the Americans was ar rested, and, after spending two nights in irop«, was told to cross the bound ary ahd not to return on pain of death. Stanley, who served nine years In the Philippines, says he will join Madero's forces. Jose Cardos, who was chosen by the American* to succepd Leyva has de serted with forty-flve follower^. He rode southward yesterday saying he would join the rebels in Sonora. Rebels Give Up 3tolen Horses. Berthold declares that his army will soon be augumented by the arrival of 600 men, now being organized in Los Angeles. S. E. Brasrg manager r" the live stock ranch a subsidiary to the Mexican Lands and Cattle company appeared at the bull pen yesterday and demanded the return of a number o? horses taken by the rebel soldiers. The demand was supported by a note from Captain Babcock, commanding the United States cavalry at Calexico. Berthold turned over the animals, saying: "All these horses and thousands more will soon come back to us. We expect to take all the land and livestock from you Nabobs of capitalism." Mexican Town Attacked. El Paso, Tex., March 8.—A special to the "Times" this morning from Columbus, New Mexfco says: Persons arriving overland from Casa Grandes report that Garcia with 500 insurrectos surrounded that town Sunday night an^ attacked the city Monday morning. They report many fatalities. Casa Grandes is defended by Col. Valdez. with about. 450 men. El Paso Insurrectos Headquarters. El Paso, Tex.. March 8.—Local mem bers of the revolutionary junta here announced this morning that El Paso has been made revolutionary headquar ters for the entire United States In the Insurrectos cause and that- all future operations will be directed from this city. This Is construed to mean that Madero intends to confine his present operations to northern Chihuahua ex clusively. IRISH WRITER TO WED. Seuma8 McManus Will Marry Daugh ter of First President of. Venezuela. New York, M&rcb 8.—Seumas Mc Manus, the writer of Irish stories, will be married to Miss Catalina Paez, the writer of children's books, in this city tomorrow. The bride-to-be is a South American, a granddaughter of Gen. Jose Paez, first president of Vene zuela. RUEF ON WAY TO PRISON. 8an Francisco Grafter Says Face Turned to Future Is and Back to the Past. San Francisco, March 8.—Abraham Ruef, former politicial "boss" of San Francisco on his way to the state prison, yesterday under a sentence of 14 years, declared that his face was set to the future and his back "re solutely to the past" ELLIOTT TURNS DOWN OFFER. Railroad Chief Will Not Become the President of Missouri Pacific :v-'s Railroad Company. St Louis, Mo., March 8.—Howard Elliott, president of the Northern Pa cific railroad, last night wired his refus alto accept the presidency of the Mis souri Pacific railroad to a committee of New York men representing the controlVnx interests in the road. is.:..'.."-! r- ,,/V v" *, A ff SIZE OF U. S. FORCE ON WAY TO MEXICO Army Commander in -chief—Major General W. H. Carter. Brigade commanders— Briga dier Generals M. P. Maus, F. A. Smith, Ralph W. Hoyt, A. L. Mills, Tasher H. Bliss. Navy. There is little doubt expressed by the public and the newspapers that tho political situation in Mexico caused President Tafts' strong move, but it is questioned whether this government had any 3hare in the matter. Oppose Extension of Power. 1 Number of troops—20,000. Places of cantonment— San Diego, Los Angeles, San Anto- 4 nio, Galveston. Number of marines ordered to Guantanamo—2,000. Transports Prairie and Dixie 4 to leave Philadelphia Thursday and Friday. Cruisers on way to Gulf of Mexico Tennessee, North Carolina, Montana, Washing- 4 ton. 4 Commanders of two regi ments of marines—Colonel Bar 4 nette and Colonel Moses. 4 LONDON'S VIEW OF MOBILIZATION BELIEVE POLITICAL SITUATION IN MEXICO INDUCED PRESI DENT TAFT'8 MOVE. London March 8.—The mobilization of an American army at the Mexican frontier has excited great interest on the part of London parties and com tf iercial Interearts/ though they are stiU im the dark a» to whether the move ment is for political or purely military reasons. The foreign office denies that the British government suggested the ac tion taken by Washington, but these officials speak in such diplomatic terms that their statements are not neces sarily convincing. A ,fi Vx ,oimer Ui TO HAVE VITAL RELATION TO CRITICAL SITUATION IN MEXICO K'.: So far any extension of the power of the United States on the American continent is concerned,, it is doubtful that such an outcome would be popu lar with the British public. The talk of the future annexation of Canada has created a prejudice on this side and this prejudice is just as sti-ong against the political expansion of the United States generally as the present move ment. Dealings in American securities to day indicated that the stock exchange did not consider that the-general se curity of the country was seriously threatened. Mexican bonds remained unchanged as did Southern Railway shares. Mexican Railway fell 2% points first preferred 1% and second preferred 1%. These always have been of a spec ulative character. Mexican National railway shares, which dropped several points recently, fell off today. Miguel Covarrublas, Mexican min ister to Great Britain was more inter ested than any other man In this city, apparently, in the news of the Amer ican mobilizing. He was also exceed ingly anxious over the reports that foreign intervention in Mexico was possible. Such an outcome would be wholly unnecessary, he said. "All Mexico is absolutely tranquil," declared the minister today, "except for a number of marauders bands which are making raids In the extreme north among the Inaccessible mountains and there the government is holding check. SOUTH PLAYS HOST Many Northern Men Will Attend the Southern Commercial Congress at Atlanta. Atlanta, Ga., March 8.—Two thous and business men, members of com mercial clubs, chambers of commerce and boards of trade, had arrived in At lanta this morning when the opening seBsion of the southern commercial congress was called to order by Pres ident Parker of New Orleans. At the meeting were northern men prominent in business life, who have come to this meeting to hear of the progress the south has made "since the war." Among the northern visitors will be President Taft, Theodore Roosevelt and several cabinet officers. OLEO MAN SENTENCED Judge Landls 8end« Frank Goll to Leavenworth for Five Years for Moonshining. Chicago, March 8.—Judge K. M. Landis today fined Frank Goll, who had been charged with oleomargerine "moonshining" and was found guilty, $5,000 and sentenced him to serve five years in Fort Leavenworth prison. He is the third sentenced to a long term in the federal prison and directed to pay a heavy fine for this offense, in the last two days. If...'- "s..- vV :v i* i' BIG ARMY FORCE IS ENROUTE SOUTH The Largest Movement of Troops Since the Spanish American War is Now Well Under Way. Washington, D. C„ March 8.—R» ports received by the army and navy departments up to noon today are that practically the entire land force of 20, 000 is now enroute to the lower parts of Texas and California. Not a hitch has been encountered. It is the big- ""i gest movement of United States troops Blnce the Spanish-American war. All of the troops are equipped with ball cartridges. This and other facts are regarded as significant The impres-' sion is growing that the sudden mili tary activity has a vital relation to the revolutionary condition in Mexico. May Affect Mexican Crisis. Washington, D. C., March 8.— Whether or not the concentration of a fourth of the standing' army of the $ United States along the Mexican border and the moving of a portion of the navy southward along both sea coast merely Is an extensive maneu ver, many peraonB here familiar with the political condition in Mexico gard the action of the United States at this time likely to have an im-^ portant bearing1 on"*~futffre eVettta Mexico. Persistent reports hare reached this city that a change in the cabinet of President Diaz soon would be mate and the state department also has been so informed unofficially. In these changes, the American government Is S keenly Interested. Apart from any moral effect on the treatment ac && corded American interests in tht£ present disordered stato it is suggested W that the military demonstration of the United States, whether so intended or not may have a political influence in the present crisis in Mexico. "55 Ministers Confer at Washington^" Senor Llmantour, Mexican ministei of finance, who is now in New York, is slated for the post of minister of foreign affairs. He has long been re cognized an advisor in whom Presi dent Diaz placed much reliance. Senor De Larbarr, the Mexican ambassador, •jV will confer with Senor Limantour in New York today. The purpose of th€ conference has led to much speculation and it is believed that the political turn in Mexico, especially Senor Lim antour's plans for restoring the re public to civil as well as political train quility will be discovered, Senor Do Larbarr had Intended to go to New' York last night but changed his plans and left at 9 o'clock todpy. Before leaving here he declared that the mobilization of troops by the United States along the Mexican border is not interpreted by hiB country as the forerunner of intervention. He declared Mexico well able to cope with its local disorders. Early today three batteries of field artillery left Fort Myer for San Antonio. Of-j fleers at the fort admitted that the store of provisions and ammunition taken along was larger than that carried on former maneuvers. Troops Ready to Leave New York. New York, March 8.—New York City finds itself today in the middle of"f preparations for the approaching ma neuvers on the Mexican frontier. Every,/ branch of military and naval serviced was represented. The troops preparing^ to embark from here Include artillery/ cavalry, infantry, signal corps and marines, while in the harbor there are three 14,500 ton cruisers at work coal-^J lng and making ready to sail at mid night. Never before since these big ar mored ships, the Tennessee, North Carolina and Montana, were launched, has there been such haste to get them, ready for a dash seaward. Officers of the ships believe that these armored' cruisers were picked for this assign ment because they are fast, with a big gun power, and can make a fine show Ing over the long run. The battleship fleet Is at Guantanamo, but for demon Btration purposes, a long run by the-v cruisers would show the mobilizing of* the fleet and be a good object lesson, Telegraph Companies Busy. The military arm of the service In*?' the east, with' headquarters at Covert V, nors island has orders for the mobll 1' ization of 6,000 troops today, to bl5. sent, by special trains to Newport News, Va., where they will be taken board three United States armytrana ports and proceed at once to Galveston. Continued on Pag* 8.) 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