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;1 1 i ... . j i V .T H E M A D I S O N I A N ' n I i .1 I i r i ; HANDS OFF" IS WILSON S POLICY Nonintervention and Neutrality Toward Mexico. TO PROTECT ALL AMERICANS President Message Declares Fighting Factlonltta Are to Be Held to Strict Responsibility for Safe guard of Foreigners Americans Urged to - ' Leave. Washington, -D. . C, Aug. 28. Presi dent Wilson appeared in person be fore congress and laid bare to--the world the details of this nation's ef forts to bring about peace in Mexico, the facts concerning Huerta's rejec tion of the peace .proposals and the policy to be! pursued by this govern ment. The massage was distinctly specific in tone and'-contaiiis little in the way of recommendation for future policy except the single on e that this govern ment must urge earnestly that all Americans should leave Mexico at once and that the United States should assist them to get out of Mexi co In every way possible. The president counsels delay before further action is taken, and says: Impatience Would Be Childish. "Impatience on our part would be childish and would be frought with every risk of wrong and folly. The door is not closed against the resump tion, either upon the initiative of Mex ico or upon our own, of the effort to bring order out of the confusion by friendly co-operative action, should fortunate occasion offer. "So long as the misunderstanding continues we can only await the time of their awakening to a realization to the actual facts. We cannot thrust our good offices upon them. The situ ation mast be given a little more time to work itself out In the new circum stances, and I believe that only a little while will be necessary. The circum stances are new. The rejection of our friendship makes them new and will inevitably bring its own alterations in the whole aspect of affairs. The actual situation of the authorities at Mexico City will presently be revealed." Powers Gives U. 3. Moral Support. President Wilson's message is unex pectedly brief and closes with the statement that several of the great governments of the world have given the United States their generous moral support in urging on the provisional authorities at Mexico City the ac ceptance of our -proffered good offices in the spirit in which they were made. The president relates the circum stances leading up to the Lind mission and all the facts in connection with it. Text of President's Message. The message follows: "Gentlemen of the. Congress: It is clearly my duty to lay before you very fully and without reservation the facts concerning our present relations with the republic of Mexico. The deplora ble posture of affairs in Mexico I need not describe, but I deem it my duty to speak very frankly of what this gov ernment has done and should seek to do in fulfillment of its obligation to Mexico herself, as a friend and neigh bor, and to American citizens whose lives and vital interests are dally af fected by the distressing condition which now obtain beyond our south ern border. U. S. a Friend of Mexico. inose conditions toucn us very nearly. Not merely because they lie at our k very doors. That; of 'course, makeB us more vividly and more con stantly conscious cf them, and every instinct of neighborly Interest and sympathy is aroused and quickened by them ; but that is only one element in the determination of our duty. We are glad to call ourselves the friends of Mexico, and we shall, I hope, have many an occasion. In happier times, as well as In these days of trouble and confusion, to show that our friendship is genuine and disinterested, capable of sacrifice and very generous man! festatlon. The peace, prosperity, and contentment of Mexico mean more. much more, to us, than merely an en larged field for our commerce and en terprise. They mean an enlargement of the field of self-government and the realization of hopes and rights of a nation with whose best aspirations too long suppressed, and disappointed we deeply sympathize. We shall yet prove to the Mexican people that we know how to serve them without first thinking how we shall serve ourselves World Wants Mexican Peace. "But we are not the only friends' of Mexico. The whole world .desirea her peace and progress, and the whole world is interested as never before Mexico lies at last where all the-world looks on. Central America Is about to be touched by the great routes of the worlds' trade and Intercourse run ;nlg free from ocean to ocean at the Isthmus. The future has. much in store for Mexico, as for all the states of Central America, but the best gifts can come to her only if she be ready and free, to receive them and to enjoy them honorably. America In partlcu jar America, worth and South, and upon both continents waits upon the development of Mexico; and that 'de velopment can be sound and lasting only If It be the product of a genuine freedom, a just and ordered govern ment founded upon law. . And so Can It be peaceful and fruitful of the bene fits of peace. Mexico has a great and enviable future-be fore her, If only she 11 cfcoosa and attain tho paths of honest consSStutlonal government ' - No Peace- Is In Sight, The present circumstances of the republic, I deeply regret to Bay, do not seem to promise even the foundations of such a peace. We have waited many months, months full of peril and anxi ety, for the conditions there to im prove, and they have not improved. They have grown worse, rather. The territory in some, sort controlled by the provisional authorities at, Mexico City has grown smaller, not larger: The prospect, of the pacification of the country, even by inns, has seemed to grow mere atid more remote,-and its pacification by the authorities at the capital is evidently impossible by any other means than force. Difficulties more and more entangle those who claim to constltutij the legitimate gov ernment of the republic They have not made good their claim in fact Their, successes in the field have proved only temporary. War and dis order, devastation and confusion, seem to threaten to become the settled for tune of the distracted country. As friends we could wait no longer for a solution which every week seems fur ther away. It was our duty at least to volunteerour good offices the offer to assist, if we might in effecting some arrangement which would bring relief and peace and set up a uniform ally acknowledged political authority there. Tells of Instructions to tind. , "Accordingly I took the liberty of sending the Hon. John Lind, formerly governor of Minnesota, as my person al spokesman and representative to the City of Mexico with the following nstructions: "Press very earnestly upon the at tention of those who are now exer cising authority or wielding influence in Mexico the following consideration and advice: "The government of the United states does not feel at liberty any onger to stand Inactively by while it becomes daily more and more evident that no real progress is being made towards the establishment of a gov ernment at the City of Mexico which the country will obey and respect. The government of the United States does not stand in the same case with the other great governments of the world in respect to what is hap pening or what is likely to happen in Mexico. We offer our good offices, not only because of our genuine desire to play the part of a friend, but also because we are expected by the pow ers 1 of the world to act as Mexico's nearest friend. Acts in Interest of Mexico. We wish to act tn these circum stances in the spirit of the most ear nest and disinterested friendship. It is our purpose in whatever we do or propose in this, perplexing and dis tressing situation not .only to pay the most scrupulous regard to the sover eignty and independence of Mexico that we take as a matter of course, to "which we are bound by every ob ligation of right and honor but also to give every possible evidence that we act in the interest of Mexico alone, and not in the interest of any person or body of persons who may have per sonal or property claims in Mexico which they may feel that they have the right to press. We are seeking to counsel Mexico for her own good and in the interest of her own peace, and not for any other purpose whatever. "The government of the United States would be itself discredited if it had any selfish or ulterior purpose in transactions where the peace, hap piness and prosperity of a whole peo ple are involved. It is acting as its friendship for Mexico, not as any selfish interest, dictates. All America Cries for Settlement. "The political situation in Mexico Is incompatible with the fulfillment of international obligations on the part of Mexico, with the civilized de velopment of Mexico herself, and with the maintenance of tolerable political- and economic conditions in Central America. It is no common occasion, therefore, that the United States of fers her counsel and assistance. All America cries out for a1 settlement "A satisfactory settlement seems to ,us to be conditioned on: (a) An im mediate cessation of fighting through out Mexico, a definite armistice, sol emnly entered into and scrupulously observed; '(b) Security given for an early and free election in which all will agree to take part, Huerta Must Not Be Candidate. "(c) The consent of General Huer ta to bind himself not to be a candi date" for election as president of the republic at this election; and, "(d) The agreement of all parties to abide by the results of tbs election and co-operation in the most loyal way In organizing and supporting the new administration.-: N "The government of the United States will be g;lad to play any part In this settlement or In its carry tng out which . is honorable, and consistent with . international right ' - It pledges itself to recognize and In any way proper to assist the ; administration chosen and set up in Mexico in the way and on the conditions suggested. -Taking all the existing ; conditions into consideration the government of the United States can conceive of. no reasons sufficient to Justify those who are now attempting to shape the pol icy or exercising the authority of Mex ico in decling the offices of friendship thus ol!ered. Can Mexico give the civ ilized world a ' satisfactory reason "for rejecting our good offices? LIrd Showed Great Tact. Mr. LI ad executed his delicate and difficult ' mission I with singular tact, firmness,- and I made clear to the au thorities of the city, of Mexico, not only the purpose of his visit but also the spirit in which it had teen under taken.' But the proposals he suV mltted were rejected in ' a note, the full text of which I take the liberty of laying before you. "I am led to believe that they were rejected partly because the authori ties at Mexico City had been grossly misinformed and misled upon two points. They did not realize the spirit of the American people In this matter. their , earnest ; friendliness and yet sober determination that some just so lution .be found for-the Mexican diffi culties ; and they did not believe that the ' present admlnlstrtlon . spoke. through Mr. Lind, for the American people. '' Meanwhile, what Is it our duty to do? Clearly, everything that we do must be rooted in patience and done with calm and disinterested delibera tion. Impatience on our part would be childish; and would "be fraught with every risk of wrong and folly. We can afford to exercise . ine Ben-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns,. to misuse it it was our dutyto offer our active assistance. It is now our duty to show what true neutrality will do to enable the people of Mexico to set their affairs, in order again and wait for a further opportunity to offer our friendly counsels. The door is not closed against thev resumption, either upon the Initiative of Mexico or upon our own, of the effort to bring order out of the confusion by friendly co operative action, should fortunate' oc casion offer. ' Urges Americans to Leave. "We should earnestly urge all Amer icans to leave Mexico . at once, ana should assist them to get away In every way possible. Not because we would mean to slacken in the least our effortB to safeguard their lives and their interests, but because It is Imperative that they should not take any unnecessary risks if it is physical ly possible for them to leave the coun try. We 6hould' let everyone who assumes to exercise . authority in any part of Mexico know in the most un equivocal way that we shall vigilantly watch the fortunes of those Ameri cans who cannot get away, and shall hold those responsible for their suf ferings and losses to a definite reckon ing. Will Remain Neutral. For the rest, I deem it my. duty to exercise the authority conferred upon me by the law of March 14, 1912. to see to- it that neither side to the. struggle now going on in Mexico re ceive any assistance from this side of the border. - 1 shall follow the best practice of nations in the matter of neutrality by forbidding the exporta tion of arms or munitions of war of any kind from the United , States to any part of the republic of Mexico. "I am happy to say that several ot the great governments of the world have given this government their gen erous moral support In urging upon the provisional authorities at the city of Mexico the acceptances of our proffered good offices in the spirit in which they were made." Gamboa's Reply to Wilson. Washington, Aug. 28 The follow ing is a synopsis of the reply of Senor Gamboa to the proposals of the American government conveyed through Hon. John Lmd. as transmit ted to congress by the president! In his reply to the American pro posals Senor Gamboa, the Mexican minister of foreign affairs, urges the following points: That President Wilson's Imputation that no progress Is being' made to ward the restoration of peace in Mex ico is not true. That the fact the Mexican govern ment enjoys the recognition of nearly all the great nations of the world is proof that it is a true and honorable administration. That the proposal of an armistice is impossible, because nations do not propose armistices with bandits. To grant an armistice would be to rec ognize the belligerency of the rebels. That the request that General Huer to should not he a candidate for the presidency is "strange and unwarrant ed." . That the election of General Huerta was legal. That the American proposals are "humiliating and unsound." That Mexico's ambassador should be received in Mexico and that the United States should send a new am bassador to Mexico. Ocean Travelers Take Notice. . Let passengers demand fewer luxur les and the work of finding deck space to " carry boa-is for : all will be - sim plified. The crjim that a vesel carries boa'ts for all Uses not mean safety unless the boats are allowed working room' to launch them. It merely means the mechanical hoisting aboard of the required nuouber of boats. To have a boat for all is one thing, but (if they are cramped, and the work ing space is hampered by Roman baths, etcetera, as it generally is, we are worse off than' before. Super fluities alwayB mean confusion. Add darkness to luxury and we have all that is required to turn confusion into chaos. " -. ' ', . ' . : If wealth talks at iiea In fine weath er it must not wall when disaster overtakes, it. There are limits to- what1 the shipowner and naval archi tect can do. Running : liners Is . a business that must return a profit, and be as void of sentiment as . running trains. Ships must pay or cease to run, and, if the traveling public must have the luxuries and life-saving gear It demands, then it must pay the piper in the form of hlghtcr fares. Atlantic Monthly. ' . These Flapping Brims. "Seems delightful to see a woman's face once more." . 1; ' . . ' . "Have you been j'tn the wilds '?" "No; but the girl have been wear ing such large hata. Till I C CTjl I ' FAVflRITE 1 . rif um 1 MOST PROMINENT FEATURE OF THE FALL MILLINERY; Will Be Used In Many Ways and on All Kinds of Material taee In ' Combination With Velvet ' . Popular. By MARY DEAN. Tulle seems a diaphanous staff to cope with ' equinoctial breezes, but nevertheless tulle Is the striking mil linery .feature for the falL . Yards and yards of the airy material are swathed around and over , the crowns of au tumn hats and plaltings and puffings of tulle are massed over hatbrlms, the contrast between the . delicate tulle and. the denser velvet of which most of the new. hats are now fash ioned'', being very effective, if the least bit Incon sistent Such quantities of tulle are being used that the' woman who Is' planning to build her own autumn hat this season will do well to lay in a stock of the de sirable stuff early in the game. Lace is much In Black Velvet in vogue in combination with velvet Soma of the models just brought over from the other side have wired brims of black' lace with crowns of velvet, or crowns of lace with velvet brims. Ribbons also play an important part in fall millinery, and every sort of ribbon is fashionable, from narrow moire bands and bows to wide rib bons, which are formed into huge, wired butterfly loops. Gora and peacock feathers seem to be replacing the delicate Numida which was a veritable frenzy last season, and many of the new models show simple quills, smartly arranged in crossed effect, or placed side by side in a cluster. Wings are fashion able also, though the "broken wing' effect that is, one wing sweeping up ward and the other drooping down ward is now tne moaisn arrange ment Close brimmed effects framing the face and hair becomingly, are the favorites for early wear with tail ored trotter frocks and au tumn suits. Al hats rest ' wel down on the bead and the hair is dressed low, cov enng tne ears and having a coi or roll at the back of the head under the hat brim. The small Gray Velvet With Aigrette. aristocratic head is now the idea! of fashion, 322 bat shapes and coif- fur alike conform to this ideal A sensational new shape is the visor 'cap, which is really no more than a round, or oblong turban fitting the head closely and having a small. down-turning visor over the nose. Tnese hats have usually puffed crowns of velvet. A model of the type illustrated was shown at a smart shop on Fifth .ave nue, Manhattan. The model was of black velvet the brim was turned sharply up at the back and held In place by two upstanding uncurled cerise ostrich feathers. The front brim was turned down- directly at the front, surrounding the crown was a narrow black velvet tied in 3mall fiat bow at the front New Gloves. The newest gloves of white glace kid have diamond-shaped insets of pale blue, pink or tan kid at the top. BEAD BORDER A DECORATION No Prettier Method of Adornment for Pillows That Are to Be Used on the Porch. - An unusual but pretty way to decor ate stand covers and pillows for porch use is by means of a bead border; The stand covers as well as the pillows are made of a heavy canvas or monk's cloth. The beads are sewed in place to form a border, following some sim ple set design. It is best to mark par allel ' lines on the . goods so that the border will be straight The beads are then sewed in short rows at right angles to the i?r.X1 lin3. Q?!iz arrt "wkU ' Vjas aro a combination usually seen, as they give a fresh. clean appearance in keeping with tfceir use for: outdoor decoration. The bead border makes the stand covers heavy and in this , they are weighted so-that they cannot blow from the table. - Either a very narrow border or a design across the, corners Is all that should bo used on the pil lows. ' . v', .Fall Neckwear. t , Raffles. Medici effects and little vests or waistcoats are particularly well represented in the new neckwear the manufacturers are turning out for the fair trade. . ; ; :' . Although the Medici collar of the past and present Reason 'has enjoyed great, popularity. It has not been uni versally becoming; but the manufac turers say the new collars have been so modified, that nearly every one who desires can wear them. The fichu Idea is still popular, too, and pleat taga of all kinds come. by the yard. POPULAR STYLE IS THE HALO, mmenae Brims and Flat Low Crowns , Have Had Their Day and Will Not Be Much Regretted. In other summers women wore lace and tulle hats with Immense flopping brims and flat low crowns; not so to day. The tulle hat of the moment Is still the halo. It is a pleating, a spray and a flicker of ribbon. You can pay any price you wish from $20 to $50 for t, and if your fingers are clever you can make it at home for $5 provided you are not using paradise or numl dis. . . There, are other tulle hats and they are the fancy of the moment .They are dashing and coquettish and, again, they are demure and old-fashioned. The trimming Is very slight, but If one does not wish to go in for fantastic sprays of unnatural feathers there is always a rose to be plucked from the milliner's back room garden. Even the leghorn hat of today Is small, but it remains simple with a flower as -its trimming , and often a chin band of velvet ribbon." By the way, these chin bands are exceedingly fashionable and sometimes fascinat ing. It is not intended for. the woman with a "flowing chin," but it can be worn by the middle-aged woman who wishes to disguise the wrinkles that are marked out under her earB. There are other chin bands of pearls as well as velvet ribbon, but It Is to ba hoped the former will not make its ap pearance on sensible women in Ameri ca. The French woman who wore.lt suspended from her ears at the Paris races was not starting a fashion; she was merely trying to get pnoio-' graphed. ATTRACTIVE GOWN. Model of black taffeta trimmed with black tulle- The new three tier effect is the very latest in draperies. Embroidery Combination. A rather startling combination is that of the graceful lazy daisy em broidery with heavy knot stitch. The contrast is made - even more pro- former in floss and the latter In char acteristic dull cotton. DICTATES OF FASHION. Kerchiefs of tulle form pointed square collars worn over foulard and crepon silk dreBses. . ' Entire dresses are made of crepe printed in small or floral patterns on light or dark grounds. iMatty, jackets of satin or figured silk material give a decided air to the simple frock of silk. There' Is not much to be Bald about the length of coats, except that the very long, models have- been abandon ed. ...-- i - . - Evening gowns have long sashes of line, trepe or noooa loosely ar ranged several inches below the nor mal waist line,, foroiiag. a crushed gir dle effect - Among the prettiest collars in the new neckwear are those of the soft roiling type, with pointed encls. They are made of embroidered batiste, lin en or lawn. .To either' sltie is at tached a Jabot or pleated lace. Soap and Powder Papers. , Savon feuilles and papers poudrea are never really appreciated until warm weather comes upon us. Then the small books of powder paper, which comes in several tintii, and .the books 'of a soaped paper, the leaves of which turn into a free lather asj. soon as they are wet, seem like gifts from the fairies. A woman who trav els with (a book of powder papers, a book of soap leaves and a few lengths of the absorbent paper toweling which can be bought by the roll neatly stowed In her "hand bag . can be comfortably clean wherever she Is with, littl dla comfort . ' 3 '-'-'s &r r SWEPTBYTYPIIOON COAST OF JAPAN SUFFERED HER GREATEST DISASTER FOR MORE THAN A DECADE. Fifteen- Thousand . Houses in tokjto Submerged Loss of Live Is Be lieved To Be Appalling. Western Newspaper Union News 3ervic Tokyo. The greatest disaster that Japan has suffered for more than a. decade has been caused by a typhoon which as been sweeping the coast. Bridges have been destroyed and com munication even by' courier destroyed. Fifteen thousand houses in Tokyo alone have been submerged and many persons drowned. The stonnv struck party of school children climbing Mt. Komagatake and 17 were killed. mmense damage has been done to the fishing - business, Japan's chief indus try, and crops in many sections ruined. This has caused fears of a famine to develop. It will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to make repairs to railroads damaged by the typhoon. There was a tidal wave at Miyako, Northern Hondo, in which 30 persons lost their lives. Hundreds of houses were swept out to sea. Great damage was done at HoKKaiao. scores or fishermen were drowned, houses were destroyed and railroad bridges Inun dated. BIG FIRE IN BUSINESS DISTRICT. Mt. Vernon, O. All that remains standing of Frederickstown's business district is the Davis & Dague grocery store and the K. of P. hall, as a result of a fire. It is thought that the loss will reach nearly ?100,000. The origin of the fire is a mystery. There was a small explosion on the second floor of the Lewis & Ward clothing store, and in an instant the building was a mass of flames. BLUECOATS EXONERATED. New York. A grand jury, which haa been ' investigating charges of police brutality in connection with the raid of Healy's restaurant on August 15, ffled with Judge Rosalsky in general sessions a dismissal oi tne cnargea of felonious assault against Inspector John F. Bwyer and Policeman John B. Sheridan, one of the raiders. PRANK CAUSES DEATH. Youngstown, O. Companions . of Sam Stumm, employed at the Youngs town Sheet "and Tube Co., are alleged to have held him on the railroad track as a joke too long. He was unable to get up quick enough and was run over and killed. The men tried to give him warning, but in vain. CINCINNATI MARKETS Wheat No. 2 red 92 93c, No. 3 red 9091c, No. 4 red 7089c. Corn No. 2 white 77c, No. 3 white 7677e, No. 4 white 74M.76c, No. 2 yellow 7Cc, No. 3 yellow 7576c, No. 4 yellow 744 75c, No. 2 mixed 76c, No. 3 mixed 75c. No. 4 mixed 73 74c, mixed ear 77 79c, yellow ear 7880c,-white ear 7779c. Oats No. 2 white . 43c, standard ' 4243c, No. 3 white 4242c, No. 4 white 39V441c, No. 2 mixed 41 41c, No. 3 mixed 40141c, No. 4 mixed 3939c. Hay No. 1 timothy $18.50 19,' standard timothy 317.50 18, No. 2 tim othy $16.50 17, No. 3 timothy $14.50 5, No. 1 clover mixed $15.5017. No. 2 clover mixed $13.50 14, No. 1 clover $13.5014, No. 2 clover $1012. Eggs Prime .firsts 14 c, firsts 22c, ordinary firsts 19c, seconds 14c. Poultry- Springers, 2 IbB and over 16c; under 2. lbs, 16c; old roosters, 9c; hens, over 4 lbs, 13c; light, 4 lbs and under, 13c; ducks, under 3 lbs, 10c; spring ducks, 3 lbs and 'over, 12c; white, 4 lbs and over, 11c; turkeys, 8 lbs and: over, 18c; old toms, 18c; young, 18c. Cattle Shippers, $7-3508.25; butch er steers, extra $T.657.85, good to choice $6507.50. common to fair . $4.756;25i heifers, extra $7.10 7.25. good to choice $6.40 7, common to fair $4.50 6.25; 1 cows, extra $6.25, good to choice $5.506, common to fair $3.2505,25; canners, $34. Bulls Bologna $5.50 6.15, extra $6.25fc30v fat bulls $66.30. Calves Fair to good $911.50, com mon and large $5 11. Hos Selected heavy $8.75 9.10, good to choice packers and butchers $9059.2S. mixed packers $9.10 9.20. stags $456.75, extra $6.856.90, comraoa to choice heavy fat sows $4.50 7.65. extra $7.75. light and medium shippers $3.309.40; pigs (110 lbs and less) $408.60. Sheep Extra light $4.25. gooa w ehoice $3.754.15, common to fair $23.6S heavy sheep $3.253.75. Lambs Extra $8.25 8.35, good to. choice $7.65 85S common to fair $5 6.5A, culls $3.50 4.75, yearlings $3.50' 5-50, stock ewes $3.50 LEO. AGED COUPLE PERISH IN BLAZS. New York. Thousands of j cartes gathered in many lands and stacked high - in the apartments of Hipolit XJriarte, for 50 years a Spanish eonsuL fed a fire kindled in lighting a cigar and blocked the ' way of the axed diplomat and ihis- wife to safety. Uriarte was found dea4 leanins across a window sill; his wife, Marie Louise, mistook a window leadins to an alrshaft for one opening on a fire escape r.d pluaged tour stories to r death. Uriarte was 82 years old-v I . ,1- I ; f H"