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LARGEST SWORN CIRCULATION IN NORTHERN INDIANA.
!! i! THE WEAIHER INDIANA. Fair to night and Saturday; cool er in south nml r-ast por tions tonight. I A v : : R M ICH IG A N. Generally fair tonight and Saturday; sightly cooler in south portion tonight. AVERAGE DAILY NEWS-TIMES CIRCULATION FOR JULY WAS 16,817. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 29, 1913 VOL. XXX., NO. 248. PRICE TWO CENTS BENB ! Edition i ! READ THE WAN ly I II ? P I'" Ml . r i ' HUERTA EXPECTED TO MINCE HE ISNQ GAMD1DATE Persistent Rumors in Washing ton Are to the Effect That Mexican President is to State His Position. PRESIDENT GETS A MESSAGE FROM UNO States on High Authority That the Situation is More En couraging Than It Has Been Since Lincl Arrived. WA.S 1 1 1 NO TON. A u g. 2 9. Pres. Wilson received ;t long message from John Lind at Vera Cruz Thursday night, outlining the prospects of a settlement of the Mexican problem in most optimistic terms. While abso lute silence was maintained at the vhite house, there was a well defined impression in official circles that the Iluerta government and Mr. Lind had reached a preliminary agreement which might lead to peace in the Eouthen republic. It was stated on high authority that the situation was more encouraging than it has been at any time since Mr. Lind went to Mexico. The mes sage to the president was essentially a summary of the points made by the Huerta government In its last note, wnieh wru, carried to Vera Cruz Thursday by Col. Manuel M. Guasque. While no details were made public. It is understood that both the United States and the Iluerta government feel that they can now renew nego tiations on a franker basis. There were persistent reports cur rent that Iluerta had stated he would make, public announcement of his in tention not to be a candidate in the coming election, but they lacked con firmation in official quarters. Vi;i.A CKUZ. Aug. 20. John IJnd, Pres. Wilson's personal representa tive, made hasty preparations Thurs day afternoon to return to Mexico City. Col. Manuel M. Guasque brought a final message to Mr. Llncl from Pres. Kuerta. as a result of which the American envoy hastened to make read.v for a renewal of the negotiations at the capital. The contents of the message have not been made public, but it is re ported that Gen. Huerta has express ed willingness to meet Mr. Land at least half way In the matter of the American proposals. without abso lutely yielding. Other messages have been, received by Mr. Lind since he came to Vera Cruz, and answered. Members of his party express great gratification over the outcome, but say that the most Important part of the work yet re mains to bo done. William Rayard Hale, another offi cial agent sent here by Pres. Wilson, will leav? Immediately for Washing ton to lay the situation before Pres. ."Wilson. SKI-: SITTTLKMKVr. "WASHINGTON. Aug. 29. Strong hope prevailed in officials circles Thursday night that the Huerta gov ernment and the United States soon -would arr.ve at a mutual understand ing leading to a peaceful settlement of the revolutionary disturbances In Mexico. Administration officials expressed themselves as pleased with the day's developments. Pres. Wilson regarded lis hopeful the tone of the note sent ly Frederico Gamboa, Mexican mini ster of foreign affairs, in reply to sup plementary suggestions made by John Kind before leaving Mexico City foi Vera Cruz last Monday. The full texf of the two communications was re ceived hero and while neither side, nccording to the official interpreta tion, yields any of the. essential points In its contentions, the method of ap proaching the difficulties at hand is admittedly more friendly nnd framed with more regard for a practical solu tion. Officials found encouragement, too. In Mr. Lir.d's decision to return to the Mexican capital as they had left It to his discretion to go there if there wys a prcspect of renewing negotia tions along tangible lines. The two notes exchanged by Kind find Gamboa were published in full hero Thursday and official Washing ton read their, closely. Ask- Iluerta Not to Hun. Much Interest was manifest In the suggestion made bv Kind that all pro posals bo laid aside for the present except that which asks Huerta not to be a candidate in the coming elec tions. It was learned that while Pres. Wilson knew the gist of Mr. Kind's second 'proposals, he was not ac quaint until today with the text of the communication in which Mr. Kind promised that, if h's last suggestions were accepted, assurances would be given American hankers of the moral pupport of the American government for a loan to rehabilitate the finances t thf- present Mexican regime. The white house view of the offer of the loan was that should the present ef fort to bring about peace appear to be bearing fruit, it would be incum bent upon th'- United States to help Mexico straighten out her financial tangles. The argument of Senor Gamboa that Huerta as provisional president of Mexico was prohibited by tho Mex ican constitution from succeeding himself and that tho American con tention therefore was unnecessary v.-as scrutinized closely and some offi cials pointed out that no guarantee xisted that Huerta would not resign at ffimc time prior to the election nnd thereby make himself eligible. It fuggtstcd. too. that to accept tho citation of the Mexican constitution as sufficient restriction on Heurta's candidacy, might be construed as a recognition of Huerta as tho consti tutional ruler of the southern re public. Gamla's Statement. Notwithstanding this view, how ever, hope was found in the vigorous disclaimer of Senor Gamboa that any one should have suspected Huerta of desiring to become a candidate, for this was regarded as a tacit implica tion that Huerta finally would not enter the presidential race. The chief difficulties of the pres ent situation, it is recognized by ad ministration officials are tho questions of pride and national honor involved. Protestations by Senor Gamboa that to yield to the contentions of the United States would be a surrender of sovereignty and would permit a foreign government to veto tho can didacy of individuals In Mexican elec tions, hereafter, have been met by the statement of officials here, that the United States has not tho slight est desire to Interfere with the sov ereign rights of Mexico. Americans In Mexico aro heeding Pres. Wilson's warning to get out, and state department officials believe thcat two weeks hence there hardly will be a thousand of them left In the troubled southern republic. Although many had refused to consider leav ing before the word came of the presi dent's urgent advice, hundreds have been starting for home or abroad daily during the past three weeks and it is estimated that nearly 10,000 or about as many as are still In Mexico have gotten away. Ncvd Money Tnimcd lately. Of those now preparing to leave 4.000 will need help from the govern ment, so the $100,000 appropriation asked for by Seqy. Bryan sometime ago to aid refugees will be needed immediately. Since last February the state de partment has aided, it was stated to day, between 4.000 and 5.000 refu gees, furnishing money or transporta tion in some Instances, and in others securing special rates or accommoda tions which the individuals themselves could not get. Department officials estimate that there were about 6,000 Americans in Mexico two or three years ago and Ambassador Wilson places the num ber as high as 75.000, In aiding American refugees the American Red Cross has spent about $23,000 and last year the trips which the army transport Buford made down the west coast cost the war department about $36,000. Food prices are soar ing. INJURED IN HIS LEAP FROM TRAIN Kcndallvllle) 3Ian Hurt AVIion Ho Tried to Keave Before Con ductor Arrives. Benjamin F. Ilinkley. 27 years old. of Kendallville, Ind., was struck and severely injured by a fast passenger train. No. 14, on the Lake Shore fc Michigan Southern, Thursday evening when with two companions he at tempted to leave the train before it reached the station. With John Owens and Barney Hal ler, also of Kendallville, he was rid ing blind baggage on the fast pas senger train, coming from Kaporte. In an effort to escape the notice of the conductor ho sprang from the train, sustaining a broken nose and a long deep cut across the forehead and the side of his head. He was taken to the Epworth hos pital in the police ambulance and Dr. W. H. Hillman was called. He .lll probaby recover as his condition is not thought fatal. The men claimed that they wero threshers who had completed work in Dakota and were "beating" their way home. ill FEUD IS Men Meet in the Streets of In diana Harbor and Five of Them Are Not Expected to Live Refuse to Talk. INDIANA HARBOR, Ind.. Aug. 20. A feud born in the mountains of Boumania was fought to a bloody finish in the streets of this city Thurs day and five men are dying from knife wounds as a result of the battle. The injured are: John Campeau, slashed and stabbed in the abdomen. Samuel Metes, two knife wounds in the lungs. Joseph Serbu. slashed all over the body and legs. Samuel Braza, stabbed in abdomen and head. Nicholas Georges, stabbed near heart. Those of the wounded men who are able to speak refuse to give any ac count of the fight or Us cause. Their countrymen are equally reticent be yond stating that the battle was the outcome of a Roumanian feud. Nearly all the residents of that part of town are foreigners but one or two Americans, alarmed by the cries of tho combatants, looked out and saw tho knot of men struggling in tho street. No firearms were used. The fight ers grappled and stabbed each other with their Ion? knives. Others prob ably were seriously injured as several had to be helped away by comrades when the combatants retired from the field leaving the five probably fatally wounded men lying on the ground. niii:Mi:x save cat. NEW YOKE. When the firemen fesoniled to a telephone call, they found Livingston Crocker, aged four, pointing to his pet cat in a tree. A ladder was hoisted and the cat taken down. NEW YORK. Alderman Frank J. Dotzler ate ten half pound steaks, winning a fat man's eating contest then went home to hU dinner. BOUII S BI G S DOS W STAY AT POR T Two Companies to Remain at Track on Labor Day to See That the Races Are Not Pulled Off. KNOTTS CLAIMS HE WILL SUE RALSTON Trouble Between Men and Fol lowers of the Game Expected Detectives Have Been Watching the Bettors. II V XK AIi WKKCII. Staff Correspondent. MINERAL SPRINGS TItACK, POR TER, Ind.. Aug. 28. Until after Mon day the infield of the track here will bo the scene of the encampment of the soldiers of South Bend and Elk hart. Word was received Thursday afternoon by Major Freyermuth of South Bend, that the companies should remain here until after Labor uiy. These orders were received in spite of the fact that the promoters or the club gave eve.y assurance that there would be no attempt made to run a race. Walter Fablng, prosecuting attor ney of Porter county, held a confer ence with Gov. Ralston over the long distance telephone Thursday but would not give out the nature of the talk. It is thought that Gov. Rals ton inquired into the advisability of withdrawing the 4.roops as it was but a short time later that the message informing the troops to remain at tho track was received. Detectives On Scene. It was said here Thursday hat de tectives in the employ of the state government had been on the scene throughout the six da3 race meeting. These men are thought to be on tho ground now, ready to notify the gov ernor of any move on the part of the lace track men. If the heada of the track hi l been planning to get the governor into the belief that there would be no more racing and hae h.m withdraw the troops in time to pull off a nee La bor day, their work was well I? Id. A. F. Knotts, president of the rlub. re turned to tho track Thursday morn ing from his home in Ibnim-jr.:!, where he was mayor several years ago. Knotts talked with R. S. Wallace, secretary of the club, then both of them conferred with Major FioyerT muth. Wallace left on a morn'ng train for Chicago, while Knotts stpyed until an afternoon train. Befo.e leav ing he repeated his statement that a suit would be filed against Gov. Rals ton. All of the other officers have now left. "Private Pinkerton detectives were employed by this club to see that there was no betting lone " said Knotts. "There mav have bfen net ting and there is little doubt but ' what there was. but why didn't they arrest those who were betting and not come here and stop a legitimate race." Trouble Was Expeetetl. That trouble of some sort between the soldiers and the race trck men was expected by the Indianapolis c Hi cials was shown when E. R. Chittick, surgeon of the regular army, arrived on the scene. It is hardly probable that there will be a clash between the militiamen and a combined mob. Soldiers on guard duty around the track who are to prevent anyone but horsemen from entering, are having their troubles with the followers of the game. They are subjected tr taunts and it is expected that there will be minor fights. Major Fivyer muth has given members Df both frain from any trouble with these I men. runner orciers rrom mm were that under no conditions should aiu1 of them enter the bar beneath the grand stand. In his orders he attaches a penalty of a dishonorable discharge from the militia. This would not only disfran chise them for several years, but would hold up the pay roll of all of the men in both companies. There were the usual hangers-on. Some of them had put their last dol lar on their favorite and lost. Many of the Jockeys are still here. IS 10 MEXICO GAPITAL Negotiations Are Expected to be Resumed This Morning Americans Are Puzzled Over President's Warning. MEXICO CITY, Aug. 29. It is ful ly expected that a resumption of the negotiations between the United States and Mexico will occur Friday on the return to the Mexican capital cf Pres. Wilson's personal represent ative. John Lind. Mr. Lind is hurry ing back from Vera Cruz on the strength of Senor Gam boa's note, that he received Thursday morning, and according to the understanding the Mexican government is prepared to make some concessions to the Amer ican demands. Among American residents In Mex ico, the urgent warning from the United States government that they shouM leave the country immediate fef-lfi I lilt SCHOOL BOOSE. life :. ' ' Evelyn's Latest Picture & mnm&Zi-. -'4. Vts & ,.r, 7UK AN'I lIKIiETOFORE UNPUBLISHED PIIOTOOIIAPII OF THE EX-CHOIlLS G1KL. ly at first caused anxiety, in some cases approaching consternation, and later a general determination to abide by the government's injunction, no matter what the monetary cost. There will doubtless be a great exo dus from the republic in the ne.t few. days unless the warning Is rescinded by reason of a prospective settlement of the more or less strained relations. Americans Wondering. American residents in the capital are at a loss to know how to interpret tile peremptory warning issued by Pres. Wilson to leave the republic. Somewhat assured by the declaration that armed intervention is not intend ed, they are now wondering whether there is a hidden meaning back of the latest warning. The American consulate-general, was crowded throughout the day by Americans of all classes, seeking de tailed information. The consul gen eral, Arnold Shanklin, was unable to give any advice other than that based upon instructions from the state de partment to send to all consuls in his district a message which is to the ef fect that they should advise all Americans in their territory to leave Mexico at once, going to the nearest seanort where ships would be in readiness to take them off. Most of the Americans who called at the consulate are planning to regis ter their property and obey Washing ton's injunction. The warning has created something like consternation on the part of not a few Americans, and the general de termination is to abandon everything they possess in the belief that their lives are endangered, but in what way they are unable to find a reasonable answer. THE END OF THE VACATION. BY WILL DYSON. WO'DLDFTEASSLE WITH THE BEAR Sixtcon-Year-OId Roumanian (iirl Han Away With Trawling Slum Will He Sold to Husband Now. MARION. Ind.. Aug. 29. Mary Stankovitch, a pretty I -year-old Roumanian girl, who disappeared last April, was found in Rushville, Ind., Thursday and brought here by Ser geant -James Clifton, who saw the girl with one of the fair attractions and recognized her from the photo graphs sent out by the Chicago police. Tho girl said she ran away because her father forced her to wrestle with a bear in the Roumanian camp on the outskirts of Chicago. h-? said she expected she would he sold to some mem )r of the camp for his wife when she returned to Chicago, k-'ome girls bring as high as $1, .".(, she said. Charles Stankovitch. uncle of the girl, who aof-ompanied Sergeant Clif ton to Rushville, met with a surprise when he recognized in one of the for tune toilers at the fair hi wife, who left him last May. He said he would tile charges airainst the woman and a man. with whom he alleges she la i touring te country. JEROME BESTED II! HIS LATEST HOVE Hurried to Quebec to Get Aid of Sir Lomer Gouin in Getting Possession of Thaw But Finds Him Gone SHEREROOKE, Que., ug. L9. Harry K. Thaw's lawyers, successful so far In keeping their client in jail, safe from the immigration authori ties, rejoiced Thursday night when they received word from Quebec that the trip of William Travers Jerome to see Sir Lomer Gouin, provincial premier and attorney general "had been in vain. Mr. Jerome, leader of the New York state, forces seeking Thaw's re turn to Matteawan, accompanied by Deputy Atty. Gen. Franklin Kennedy, left here Wednesday night hoping to lay befor the premier facts that would persuade him to sweep aside the commitment on which Thaw is held in Sherbrooke and place him in the hands of the immigration authori ties. Presumably Mr. Jerome did not know that the premier was to leave Quebec for New Y'ork to join those paying tribute to Lord Haldane, who is to arrive there from England Fri day. Similarly, this fact was not known to Louis St. Laurent, engaged by the Thaws to defend "Gentleman Roger" Thompson, the chauffeur. Although concerning himself chiefly, with the Thompson case. Mr. St. Lourent was despatched thither, it was understood, to use whatever intiuence he could bring to bear against the premier tak ing any action in the Thaw case at this time. He will return here Friday to de fend Thompson, when the latter is arraigned before List. Magistrate Mulvena, on a charge of aiding an un desirable to cross the frontier. If Thompson can prove he Is a Rrltish subject he cannot be deported but he can be lined a maximum sum of $300 or imprisoned for three months. Will Not Squeal. Thompson said Thursday night that he would plead not guilty and abso lutely would not "squeal" as to the details of Thaw's delivery from Mat teawan. It will doubtless be necessary for the prosecution to prove Thaw insane before they can establish that he is an undesirable alien and thus sustain the charge against Thompson. If this is the case the Thompson trial may go over until alienists can ex amine Stanford White's slayer. Thre was renewed talk Thursday of the possibility of Thaw being ad mitted to bail pending the long wait for trial before the king's bench in Ortobrr. the length of time it now appears he will be held. One of ....i.u : cim::im-1 s:;id Thursday night that his admission to bail he would reeard as an extremely unwise move. "In my opinion." he add -d, "the immiuiation authorities could then tak- him in charge, and although they cculd net deport him. in iew uf his being bo u ail by a bond to appear in court, they might be able to embarrass us. For the present Mr. Thaw will remain in jail: perhaps later we will hit on a way to get hint out in safety." nuldnt starch it. PARIS. A French physician an nounced that passing a hot iro'v over the face is a sure cure for erysipelas. fflN FORMALLY RECOGNIZED a I Legislature Accepts Three Messages Sent in by Acting Governor and Then Adjourns Until Sept. 17. JUDGE ARNOLD COMES IN FOR MUCH ABUSE Sen. Fawley's Answer to the Charges Made Against Him Are Construed as a Threat to Chastise His Accuser. ALBANY. N. Y.. . 20. Formal recognition f Lieut. Cov. Martin H. Glynn as acting governor. pending the issue of the impeachment pro ceedings against Gov. Sulz-r. wa completed by the legislature Thurs day when the senate accepted thr messages sent in by Mr. Glynn Wed nesday night. The legislature later adjourned to Sept. IT. the day hefcr; the impeachment court convenes. The day's proceedings in both houses were characterized by shar'.i denunciation of Iov. Sulzer's elos friend. Judge Lynn J. Arnold, who is seeking to procure indictments for felon.v against Sen. Robert F. Wacner. majority leader; Sen. James J. Fraw- ley, chairman of the committee which laid the foundations for the impeach ment, and Speaker Alfred L Smith and Majority Leader Aaron J. Levy of the assembly. Levy was charged by Judge Ar nold, through Arnold's newspaper, with receiving n $5,000 bribe from former State Fngineer Skene for In fluencing legislation. Sen. Frawley was charged with bribery and other offenses, while Sen. Wagner and Speaker Smith were accused of per jury in falsely certifying to a quorum. The men impugned declared their in tention of seeking redress through civil and criminal actions. rail U Pas IUlIs. The plans of the democratic lead ers to put through at Thursday's ses sion the several financial measure. recommended by Acting Gov. Glynn, failed through inability to scrape to gether the three-tifths attendance of each house necessary to pass appro priation bills. Sen. Frawle3's remarks on tho floor in anfver to tho Arnold's chArgcs against him were construed as a threat to chastise his accuser. Sen. Frawley's voice trembled with feeling when he arose to make his statement respecting the criminal al legations made against him. "I have listened f'r six weeks to the state ment every 24 hours 'Frawley will b in jail' ", he said. "In line with that I receive every day a letter from somebody in Albany saying 'Don't you dare visit the capitol or they will kill you'. I want to say to th pro pie that all this shooting Ftuff or kill ing stuff don't frighten Fraw Iej If Frawley has committed a crime it is the duty of the district attorney to prosecute him. "As to Mr. Arnold, I w ill try to pro vide for him a littlo later. I am go ing to apply to him the remedy that should be applied to all men of his type. It is not to bring him before a magistrate but something els1". Thank God, I am able to apply that to him and I will." As Sen. Frawley resumed his sat an audible whisper from somewhere in the senatorial circle "bully for the author of the Frawley boxing bill" produced a general titter. Assemblyman Levy admitted h re ceived $5,000 from Skene but declar ed it was for legal services rendered him. SUFFRAGETS ATTACK THE PRIME MINISTER Two Leap Upon Him anl Aro Drag ging Him Around Until MUs As qulth Takes a Hand. KLGIN. Scotland, Aug. 2 3. The Rritish prime minister while golfing with his daughter Thursday on the Ix-sie Mouth links, was attacked by two stalwart suffragets. Th-y knocked off his hat, grabbed him by the cloth ing and dragged him some distance over tle ground. The prim minister bon h!s rough treatment complacently and refrained from usimr force to ma'; th-m desist while they imparted to him their opinion that h- was a scoundrel and a past master in th arts of Ananias. Mis As'piith, who was a littlt? dis tance off when the s-ufTragets pounced on her father, ran to his asifance and proce.-ded to apply militant methods to th militants. Two detec tives later ru.-hed up and with difli culty rele.ts.-d Mr. As-juith. The de tectives tO'k tile Women to the clu! lodge, where they wre placed In a motor car and driven to th- Rlgm police station, to the accompaniment of much booing ami hissing and re peated crits of "Lei us get at them; we a ill duck them in the Tea." At the station th women refused to live their names r addrtss. Mr. Asquith resumed play after the saf fragets had been hauled off him an : was loundly cheer. d when he reaches the lust green. IS