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DECLARED ILLEGAL VOTE FOR MEXICAN PRESIDENT BELIEVED TOO SMALL TO SECURE CHOICE. NOT 10.000 BALLOTS CAST Huerta May Continue in Power it New ly Elected Congress Holds no Successor Is Named. W,.tern .w..pap.-t t ninn New S.-rn 9i. u\sxi.co ('ity.- At the close of the ,lections held in lMexico the inldica tions were that not sufficient ,otes had b)een cast to constitute a legal choicl"e for the presidienrv to sueceeld i ten. Vic toriano Hliiria. It was unofficially estimated, jud7 in_ from the results in the capital. where it was exts.eted the vote would tbe iupt to the average, that less than Jo,.0t, of the k0t,oOi eligibles in the r publie went to the polls. It would ihe no surprise if congress, the mem- I hers of which also were voted for, de clared the elections void when that body is organized and rI'tises the re turns. The leaders bf the Catholic party rlaimend a long lead, although they were uInablde to estimate the number of votes polled for their candidates, Pederico G;amboa and General Rascon if this claim is correct, it is gener ally thought that (;en. Felix Diaz and Seuor Requena ran second. The Lib eral candidates, Manuel ('alero and Flores Mlagon, had no printed ticket their supporters being obliged to write their names on the blank ballots. President Hluerta did not vote. lie spent the day at Popotla, his suburban home. Since the deputies and senators are not subject to the election provisions governing the presidential election, it la expected that the choice of Con gress is assured. It is assumed on jhe showing so far as known that the Catholic party will have a majority in both chamber and Senate. Thre was no semblance of disorder in any quarter of the city. A few pa trols were on the streets, but neither police nor troops had any but their usual duties to perform. DIAZ AND HUERTA IN BREAK. General Defies President and Is Ex peiled From the Army. Western Newspaper l'nlon News Servie. Vera Cruz, Me.ex-General Felix Diaz refused finally to accompany Colonel t Viadurrazaga to the capital at the command of President Huerta, giving as his reason the illness of his wife. The last thread binding Gen. Diaz and Gen., Victorlano Huerta was sev ered when General Diaz telegraphed to the Department of War his resigna. , tion as brigadier general of the army, at'the request of the Mexican War Deo partment, it is said. AWAITS RESULT OF ELECTION. United Statee WIll Demand EIImina tiof of Huerta, It is Believed. Westera Newspaper IIUtoe .ews service. Washlngton.-Future relations be tween the United States and Mexico, which, it is conceded, are greatly strained, are believed to be dependent In large measure on the developments followlng the election in Mexico. Shou) the election tall to result In a choite and indications point toward Huerta being coatinued in power for a long period, It is believed decisive action will be taken and that Europe will come to the support of the Amer ea demand for the elimination of luerta. Offitelals tn Wasuhington believe that saei decided developments are cer. tat within a short time. di Prime for Entglish Strike Leader,. r Dublin, Ireland.-James Larkin, lead. e of the striking transport workers was convicted of sedition and inciting t to rliot and sentenced to seven months th Imprsonment. The attorney-general of mid Lakiln had been prosecuted not th beesme he was a labor leader, but beau he was "a wicked and dan- T gms criminal." So Predlets Another Balkan War. t. Louias.-Peace in the Balkanms will g nOt last more than two years, accord- e. tg to' Bishop John Id. Nuemlson, who et repreents the Methodist Episcopeal i ehureh in matern Burope. This opin-. s tean was expressed in his report to the it Board of Bishops of the church In annual session here. He declared the atreclte committed by the Bulgarians wre not as bad as those committed by the Bervians, Oreemks and Turks In the recent war. Woman Physician Is Martyr. Philadelphia.-Attempting to study carlet fever at cloee range that she might be able to recognize the symp toms when she encountered them, Dr. gr Udith Kalsker, a school physician, whl contracted the disease herself. She sin died in the Municipal hospital. She ley had visited the institution to observe con children who were suffering from the vide fever. A few days later she was ad- prd mltted as a patient. Dr. Keisker was upo the wife of Frank H. Kelsker, an ar- lett chitect. boo Fieet Sails for Mediterranean. me Hampton Roads.-Mesengers bear- wh inu the dignity and power of the Unit. s ed States, nine monster battleships, took their leave of American shores Sor the Jediterranean. Grim in dull that _ay paint, the war machinaes nodde4 on I areVell on the swelling tide of Hamp. "' t"- and·s, while the captains of the old est, bheaded by Rear Admiral C(aa pet 5. iSgr, receiaved their last weord of than -ra g m eAsh elhtmt wmu arbl t te Ne~w RMosevelt. PORCUPINE SHOOTS IL THE FIRST MATE ENT Only One of Its Kind in Captivity Has Fun Wth Ship's Crew. sT MONKEYS THAT SING lew- Vessel Also Brought From South America Snakes With Hind Legs, a Man Milliner and Good News for the Women, and Other Things. New York.-Rear Admiral Noah the and his quartered oak ark Iad noth ica ing on the Allemannia, which Arrived had the other day from Carthagena, Co lombia, bearing a yellow porcupine. - with black and white stripes. a first mate who eats his meals standing up. d- ten monkeys that sing, snakes with tal. hind legs, a man milliner and good uld news for the women. ian John Joseph Smith, who hunts the strange beasts for zoos, was responsi uld ble for the animals on the passenger em- list. It was he who discovered the de- striped porcupine, the only one in hat captivity, according to Mr. Smith. re. On the first day out from Cartha gena Mr. lorc disappeared. Frantic rty search of the ship, including the cap tain's cellarette, failed to disclose its her hiding place. NW At the end of a hard watch First 'on Mate Lyons went to his cabin. donned er his pink mercerized pajamas and nel crawled into his berth. He didn't ib crawl out, however, but shot out with a wild yell and six quills protruding from the injured portions of his an ke atomy. 't" Following him came a striped streak. Lyons ran out on deck, but lie the streak kept on his trail, uttering ,an savage noises that sounded like those of an angry sow protecting her ire young. as Just as Lyons was preparing to it face his pursuer and fight for his life. on- the cook darted out of the galley with on a large dishpan. He clamped the pan a he down over the pore, and the life of In Lyons, together with his future com- a fort, was saved. I ler Mr. Smith was glad to find the r pa- precious porcupine, and Mr. Lyons er was glad to have him take charge of r sir the animal. t The collector also drought in tean so-called "bowling monkeys." They n are of a species that have never be. d fore thrived in captivity, but Mr. t, Smith has found a way to keep them , alive. Knowing that the food given their kind in the soos has been responsible s af for most of the deaths, be sacrificed p lel one monkey to science. After fnvestiU , he e sa a 0- t1 tI tc Shet Out With a Wind YelLe tr Osptotog the contents on the oumavhe he was abl to wor om the poer of trees with the and drop oa t theirprey. th t Chrlu Kursea. a wealthy New I Tnrk dealer in m .ie, also came on the Allemamnan. He had been to n* South America iWvetigatts the tadrette trade. da The Colombhlan governt at sha had Ye I great aeees cutlovatna awgette or do small white cons, sad haies dbsean s Snere4 a way to estrebt the i ath to Iwethttartp the irds Mr. f as- ] man thtnks the law which now prohib Itf the searlng of ptlortte y wla e th repealed In this eontry when the Ca lombla supply be rys to meah etht port. The enultivated al btte eenet $450 a pound, wholoesle. CARRIED HATRED TO ORAVE ao letr Otr Anti-Pettdeo.t Ep taph on Hie Moaument Shock to Splnmtem. Medford, Ore.- cu srytng to h ing grave an antipathy for the fair es t which churacterlsed hie long lifo of oy, sintgle blessednen, William H. Hart- th ley, a wealthy thrmer, who died -e. gg cently at the age of wrenty-three, proem vided In bsi wply heih was aled fori In prorate, the euetiovn of a monument 0pon whch shall be Ip o ,perlawhble lettering his pAePeace for beacheln hood. After diraetinga that a graite mhon- i meat be plaeed o rwn his frave, on which shall be arved ae old Ifchlor tandtlng on the braehk of Jorda pro partn to eroes the river, with a ay uponp of old maid on the other ailde, each beckoning to himn he rebaeatod the that the Sollowing epitaph be ongraved am on the monument: "io s ldependbe nt, good lookllnagl old beehlor who In hie yonfar das. wp' parirred ut ic n t rh l life thr ae than get mlrrwid ead have a pettn et th bs rnlasg ever bim. se WILD MAN ATE GRASS FROM THE JAIL LAWN Had to Be Restrained From Swallowing Pebbles-Has vity Uttered No Word. San Itafael. Cal.--Deputy Sheriff Jack Donahue has a "wild man" in cub todyg lie was captured near Camp Taylor. Not a word has the prisoner SG spoken; not a question has he an swered with the exception of one, and that was when asked to write his uth name he scribbled the words "AnM a. a l(ey" on a bit of paper. It is thought for these words may be a corruption of the name "Anthony Benko," found on a card when the man's cabin was searched. oah "The Unknown's" first attempt at es ,th- cape was made when newspaper ved photographers posed him outside the ine, irst up, ants - osi geri theward the hillside e a captured in t h made signs -indicating that he wishe itic !ap itsit down on the court house lawn. eHe w allowed to do so, when he im Ith ger SBegn ating rampted to and andllow severonal e.r Dr. Juser, county jail for a pictureian, He stared Dr. Ith isondly at the cameras and then brokehe was an away from Donahue and dashed to of ward the hillside. Hie was captured m- after a short sprint but protested r his I-eonly by signs alone against being he returned to his cell. SSoon after his attempt at escape he of made signs indicating that he wished to sit down on the court house lawn. en He waa allowed to do so, when he im ey mediately bean tearing up grcompany w dandelions bp the roots and eating r.s them. He was alowed to do this, but Hirt when he attempted to wallowet oern-l small pebbles heon washich restrained. ther Dr. Juser, Aunty physician. and Dr. Sstone made a cl dispe examinaton of "he Unkn prisoner and they agreed that he yet, orwas will thsane, but neither could account fofurther his has bevident lae oint memory and his rev ron to manker Uind' primtatesl instincts. In the hermit' on whutich outh o Camp l aylor, oficers even found a stock certificate of an old mining company issued on March 14, 163, to "F. Hirth." They also found a wallet con hisining a card on which was written the name "Anthony Benko." No steps toward disposing of "The Unhnown" have been taken as yet or wiell they be until aterd urther ito Newquiry haY been made into hi strange am Former United tates District t torney John L. McNab. a attorney for ther dtate on which the hermit made his home, filed the complaint on which the "wispeld an" r was taken nto tody. WHY HE KEPT RIGHT ON Fol late Rlver haled h m to Nre. rk"How did yy, Se Hte plwaterdT" a"I da't romem-rn" replied T c -o Rodale "The last lthi I borer, leat ed was sitting Oer the stHarlem plerte of the other y. HY kers, ocd then theI fod my. olm rl the water. I hadby to ome dowpa trolmkept r ho int td on topp." hi aBOWLED OVER BY A WOMAN Then "WhKing ef Trampe" Tulne Pro. am o fr thel-8omhng Menter" oted Ni D.etor. h"so traveled all over the United Statrmad ovter hal allion miles as I Sguest of Amertoan raileroads is now B ush who laves h a rle wh out drJ. I "ng her motor catr with three other" womed and bowled t"The lt thing Ifamous trampoit I over as itthe w esing the rstrnpeet theo a other d ay. In or, all hien half mload a ai und ter and atop v.ry sort of raon tramp picked mon. up and a BOWnLed th his hat was o to theA IThen "Knf lroad amen could not do. Loake After Chi keen. W std. Could Net -wIe. cat O Costret, hPa-s d-"veoped ondne or cthll chicke "ing ofAbel R. Wooad ho who trave let door toer the United I Stot, ad oer alht milliowen mith le a as luy t low tAmrcs to roost, is nos o wi elimb moto thar limb on wthree other aromen add boled the "shoo" them to other a he ad criad th bae treet the mie sn the hobo had neter ben s d T. JON, I L. y EDeWARD 1B. CL ARK WrSTERnEW IELWM the' bluffs which skirt the shore of Fort Sheridan military reser vation the waves of Lake Michigan wash over the Ssite of a lost town. When the winds of a few more storms shall have blown to the beach two apple trees which have but a frail footing at the embankment's edge the last reminders of a once thriving and populous place will have been swept away. Almost seventy years a0o the ha+tr;le't of St. lohn was founded by a llan named., Hetllnger and a few of his followers The site chose-n was a c(omlmaniding one: on the bluff -'erlookitg the Lake' and one-half mile east of the point where the north- " western depot at the Village of iilgllhood not .. stands. The grat clay bank with the stretch of sand beach which shelves away to the water's edge-. " - at its foot looks as if it we.re strong enough and far enough removed from the breakerrs to be hsafe' ":: against the angriest northeaster that ever blew. The men who built their houses ulspon the pilain . surmounting the embankment thought their folus datlons were as sure as though founded on the traditional rock. They did take the pre.caution. however. to limit their building operations on the east by a line drawn fifty yards front the edge cof the bluff. That line has long'since been ihuried iun the sand under the waves, and with it are the houses and the shops of the early settlers. In the year 1845 the Village of St.. ohn was the rival of Waukegan. whtch was then called Little Fort. Both were prosperous and both were grow Ing. Highwood tradition hath it that people pass-". Ing through the two places from C'hicago declared that St. John showed the ear marks of success and that it was destined to be a big city. Other people #. -i beside the Chicagoans thought so, too, and they flocked to the place and built substantial houses saw year by year that the and shops. The two apple trees which alone re- face of the bluff was being main of all that pertained to the Village of St. gradually worn away, but John grew 'in the yard of Sebastian Richards,. the erosion was so slow that whose house was farther removed from the they gave little heed. One lake than any other In the village. The apple night in the winter of 1852 tress were back of the residence. Not long ago a storm whipped up out of the foundation of bricks, which was all that the northeast. It was forty was left of Richard's dwelling. slid down the eight hours before it had bluff into the lake during the height of a win- tully spent ita force. Pe ter storm. The roots of one of the apple trees fore its assaults, the bluff are even now extending into the air through the gave way, tons upon tons of side of the embankment. One good strong push the hard clay breaking off in would send it hurtling to the beach 100 feet great pieces and falling to below,. the beach. When the wind Among the names of the lullders of St. John ceased blowlng the barn of in addition to those of Hettinger and Sebastian the dwelling nearest to the Richards, the only ones that the oldest High- ae stood at the edvillage o the wood inhabitants can remember, are Frank started to m he vtructur Mitch. Peter Baker and George Shepard. Mitch nland but moe nother stormc was a shoemaker and it is said that he is still Inland, --storm, following the trade in a town Ip the far north. coming up suddenly, forced r, As far as is known he is the only survivor of them to stop the work, and the amen who ounded the Vllage of t John. of before it could be resumed the barn, in the shape only. Here was a puazle which eves his In the year 18founded the Vlle of severalt. stores, of disjointed joists and broken planks, was be- ness could not solve. The coins were siler h mithe year 1847 tavere were several stor, t ig towed about by the waves, of full weight. and in that day silver bian e mth shop, a tavern and a opostoffce in the It was about this time that the people of St. su cient intrinsic value to make it asein Village of St. John, which then held a popula- John received a visitor who was much more anyone to make counterfeits out of the tio of about 200 people. In that day there was unwelcome than the storm. This visitor was a metal. Mowers searched for another wee, a stag e oach line between Chicago and Mre lawyer armed with a lot of formidable-looking found no more coins. He then showed the wsuhet . r the taverne. Hat ry St. Johers who rel papers. He went to the tavern and asked that suit of his labor to neighbors and to somus t for the stage. Hery Mowts ers, who. resays the elders of the village be sent for.. They came. In the city of Chicago. He said nothing members the tavern wa in its latter daysnd says The lawyer told them that their title to the land where he had discovered the treas. - tt the tavern was noted for its table, and its which they occupled was extremely faulty and afterward, however, a man ofered bhim Pl qserd tdhat people frequently took th stse o that they must either pay again for the ground the secret, and though Mowers told hI Journey fo Chiceago for the sole purpoelas on which their homes stood, or get out. The the place was probably worked out the ma pttia a ood dinner a nd a od ooglass. villaglers made up their minds to fight the mat- fered the money, said he would take thes dt os 8 Johman that interard ounded beomn the ter out, but preliminary court proceedings showed and the ofer was accepted. The l of St . John that aftord lwred over the them that the lawyer had fully as good a case never found anything and save up the Vlage of Half lay, d tHe had delooked overthat the as he claimed. They became disheartened, and disgust. laoeide villags, and tha had declared thast he when another terrlfc storm arose, and the black. It was not long before the story 51 the wouhad moestablish one that would last longer and smlith's shop and George Shepard's house went where the coins had been picked up be hd more people in i The atomobilists who into the lake they lost all courage. They told erally known rand the people flocked to t every Punday pass through Half Nay on their the lawyer that the lake seemed to have a bet- and to the bach marking the site of the rnau to Waukegan anl return m ay look on the ter clam to the land than either they or he town. They dug. searched and proslessi halfos hos there assmbled, an had, and that t apparently was bent on enorc- I the ardo o Klondkers, bt e s hat te pt his word. ing title rights. One by one the people of Bt. was a gold piece of the value of $t.P, hs te Chicas w nd luee railrod John moved away, leaving their dwelling and boy plcked up from the wake of a When the Chieago and Milwaukee railroad was stores to the will of the wind and waves. Set- wave. The collection of coin which Heal, built the surveyed line ran one-half mile west tlements sprang up to the south and the west ers found is now .in the possession if s of the Villagm e of St. Jn An adequate w dea of the deserted villae, and the people, during who once ran a hcago dime museum of the importance of a place of which now hare the height of winter storms, used to go to a place has ever been able to account for thi y a vastige remains may be had when it a pr near the bluff and watch for some deserted dwell- of the money in the place The thesry knon that the railroad authoriese built a spur Ing standing perllously near the edge of the was left behind by a departing residest line runn to the south edge of the town. embankment to fall with one final crash onto John Is said to be hardly tenable, beeS Some of the prantlCal reseldents of the place bhad the waterswept sand below, people of that place were not rich esrs diseo ared that an excellent quality of brock Henry Mowers, an old time hunter was a vet- make them careless of valunables. could be made from the clay which was found eran oet the reidentso near the site of the lost There is one metal which the prospeer in a pit a short distne sout o th e btselacksmith village. Not long after the disappearaneo In the find in abundance if he will go to St. Jeobsi sbaopk As a matter of f ect, the presence of this lake of the last building of the Village of St. the two old apple trees tumble dowa the" brickyard was one of the chief reasons tbhat the John, Mowers took a spade and walked up the The trunks and branches of both of thm bruaeh lne of the railroed wasr built. When lake shore until he came to the pooint where full of lead. The trees stood just St tL Uncal Sam accepted from the Commercil Club a large part of the site of St. John had dtsap of the old Sixth Infantry rifle butt. I of Chleago the land to the north of the city as peared beneath the waves. Mowers' trip was years before the building of the Ipi t Smilltaryu reservaton the soldiers drew hu taken up at sunrise. a time when he was not the troops that filrst came to Iort reds ofc teloasts of both good brick and broken likely to he interrupted In his work. He began a pumped lead at target practlee into the bt raek from the site of the old briekyard and series of mysterious diggings just at the base of incidentally Into the apple trees at hIe used the materti for temporary road-making the mud ellff. He worked for two hours and Desplte the attacks of the weather adl a nd for the fillin g in o f swamp spo l The bore the quit. He returned to his task every morn- leaden onslaught the two trees bore a bad S thoubt of the Sat. John people in learving be- ing for a week, making several new excavatlons fruit for years as sound and as sweest r hind them speetmens of their handiwork saved a foot or to in depth each time. One morning which bent their branches at the time wvh the'United States government a great many the spade strlck something hard, and In a mmn- town of St. John was something 05 doll l tute Mowers had unearthed an ingot of pure cop- tlal than a memory. It Ia possible to traee today wi th no dlculty per weighing eighteen pounds. This was worth t alle the emanment upon whichthe b brnnch having, but It was not what Mowers was after. INTELLIGENT DO. line of the railroasd ra to the brickyard and to He kelpt on digging for a month, and at the end thIe now lost Vllage of St. John. Io sib e and of that time had secur.' gold and silver French d My wif.' must be doing the eoolkng tldS outline it looks like a military redoubt, and t ad Spanish pieces in value to the amount of 'Why ?" would prfeetly answer thea purpose of one. The 4. In addition he found some t'nlted States 'on those days my dolg always soesas i mhenkmsent wras leveled at its western end copper cents and halfl-ents of an early date and office. All right, Towser. you can o t" whbn stores were erected In the Village of High- one bronze Roman coin of the period of Nero. with me." wood. It start now from a point lmor? direct. Mowers kept at his work for weeks, but ater ly bak of the little YMethodist church, and run unearthlng the Roman plece he found nothing A PARADOX. esatward. broken only by rods which have bes for a long time. He was about to giveup the dug through it.d work for goood. He shouldered his spade and 'There is one thing queer about s It was less than ten years after the foundfng started homeward. On the sand. glistening in etlarge." f eSt. John that the peop awaktened to a pote e the sun at the water's edge. Just as he turned W.hat is that" bo danger to their homes thee encroaehment to go for suppoeedly the last time. he found two 'A man refuses to countenance t wh Sthe wave of the lake. It is true that they United States silver dollars minted on one side faces it." CLOTHING FOR THE PET DOG It OfteM-Ceske More Annually Than a Meehe.le Can Earn In the Same Period. It I quite common now for the wom aU of fashion to spend more on her pet dog annually than a mechanic earns In the same period to keep a family on. There is a canine outfit. ttng establishment near Plccodilly. Landon, where you may learn much about this special form of eztrava pace, and where anything from $100 to $51,00 may be spent on the pur chase of some peculiar toy pet. The animal is provided with fancy over coats which change according to fash ion. Some are made of sealskin at a cost of $25. and another $5 or two may be needed for one that is trim med with ermine. One animal has boots made of rubber, tanned pigskin, or patent leather, costing from $2.50 to $25 a set; he is provided with the most beautiful thing in the way of an upholstered basket for the draw. ing room, an expensive toilet set, and some costly Conveniences for travel lng. Quite recently an order was given at this establishment for a dog's collar studded with diamonds that amounted to $4.000. Dirt Causes Sickness. The mother is the real doctor of the family. This does not mean she can cure diseases or should tr. her hand at doing so. It does mean. how ever, that she can very largely pre vest them, which Is a much easier task and has nou magice abot i daily attention to the rMSri lineus. Dr. William R. Oi~ I formed the mothers at a dY at the ('hildrert's HomsopPIMs pital at Philadelphia. It is a prescription given gratis it little trouble t(, fulfill. It Ma much more trouble, Borrow, and expense to neglect It M physician say, "'('leanUllaU b cleanliness and Ignorase Jat means is one of the I .U . of sickness."