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EL PA Real Estate and Too Late To Classify Real Estate and Too Late To Classify TUBERCULOSIS DECREASES IN EUROPE French Expert Says the Dis ease Will Gradually Dis appear, Like Leprosy. SLAIN KING GEQRGE DEMOCRATICMONARCH PATU.-5. France. April 12. lecturing before the Lyceum club of France, professor Metchnikoff declared "'ij.t tuberculosis was decreasing and as btcn doing so steadily for the last . ' 1 -irs il is satisfactory state' of affairs was ru. ularly noticeable ,in London. Bos- n Copenhagen and Hamburg, the pro- -.. i said. In the last named city the iii'n r of cases lias chopped from 24 ' per 10.00 inhabitants in 11 years. "I M. tchmkoff believes that the uncon- - ..us absorption of attenuated, virus I.s a great deal to do with the im- i ,t noticed among persons living in i -;jnt contact with centers of infec- t n T ibereulosis will probably disappear. Zi' said, in the same way as leprosy. 'm h has long ceased to be contagious. " nat day, however. Is a long way off . t, and there is still much work to be i iip b scientists in the laboratory ana TiMsicians in the sickroom. I.e Netre Tricentenary. ,xt month wm pe ceieoraieu wub '.ttn.g . eremonlal tne tncenienap i . Tiort- ie ioixe. cruawr ui :- ai.nscape gardening, who designed the arks f Versailles for Louis XIV. as ,T. U js the gardens of most of the royal t. il tens and noble mansions of the 1 , rope of his day. V bust of Le Notre by his contempo--o-T-v . Co sevox, was recently discovered m a dark corner of the old churcli of . C n. h In th ran St Hnnnn. Le Notre was buried in St Roch, but his h. s were disinterred during the I troubled times of the revolution and I scattered to the four winds. This bust. which probably stood over Ms tomo, will be placed in a prominent place In The Tuileries gardens, one or nis mas terpieces, and solemnly inaugurated during the commemorative fetes. , Office Net a SieecHre. The post of permanent secretary of the French academy, to which M. I tienne La my has just been elected, is i-ii -no means a sinecure. . Tt is the dutv of the secretary to or- ganize and supervise the work of the I various committees which every year I distribute between ' $10,000 and $25,000 I 'n literary prizes; to allot something I nver $20,000 a year as rewards for meritorious actions: to seek out and .iffer suitable assistance to authors whose work may be deserving of en courasrement, and to devise means of helping numerous bidden talented suf ferers whose pride forbids them to make their hardships known to the world. hardest tasks is to read the very con- submitted every year in the various Uterary competitions fathered by the academy. King Dodge Detectives..'; The late king George, of Greece, was l.articularly averse to being' under the surveillance of detectives, and he often derived amusement, when traveling abroad. In concealing his movements .'..m th. mA whn -wr aRAined to . ..! ...- .Ui. .. .. -- . -CT -- . watch ana protect him from just such .attacks as resulted in his death at the hands of an assassin at Salonikl last month. French detectives tell many stories of the king's devices to elude them. It was his majesty's custom to go every iear to Aix-les-Bains for the waters, and the French government always charged itself with the responsibility for his safetv. The king would from I time to time seek out the men .charged ; with his protection and expostulate on the futility of foUowinghin The an- swer always was an apology, coupled . wuh the explanation that the orders of superiors had to be obeyed. Oie day at Aix-les-Bains king George w.is walking along the road up Mount Tlevard, when' he noticed two men of the Paris political police shadowing him. Here was an opportunity to play the sleuths a trick. The king entered little roadside wineshop, placed his) ha... stick and gloves on tne sin or an open window, sat down at a table just out of sight of the window, and ordered j. glass of beer. In a. few moments he slipped quietly out a back door, pulled ,t of his Uocket I can to take the Ut Of his pOCKet a cap IO taxe tne .la'? of the hat he had left behind. limbed a fence and got away unno ticed. The watchers soon discovered their mistake and began at once a search for the trail. They found the king three hours later talking to some wood choppers on the high cost of living. an Democratic .Menarcii. The trasrl- death of king George has ! I'onght out many other reminiscences j ..'' this democratic monarch. Another s centered in a - photograph, which J !,,). the kin"- r-limbintr over the seats f a railroad passenger car in an en- i or to catch a canary bird flutter- ! -r against the roof. ri,, A7. Va.i, i.m in , A-nPA. mg a Key io ine omce ana ine signa The scene took place in the express , h authorized to open the T m Paris to Frankfort. An old woman i ,. wn-n m .io ..n&i - v.is traveling in company with her pet i tnarj . the door oi tne cage stippea . -.. n and the bird escaped. The king, nveling incognito, was in the next m; artment Hearing the clamors of 'i.- old woman, he came in and after a long chase succeeded in capturing the f i--mve bird and restoring it to its de- l i-ntd owner. In the meantime, some- "r took a snapshot of his majesty. The little incident is characteristic of i- unaffected kindliness and courtesy "f the late king. Waiter Wis right. Paris restaurant keepers have discon- iiiiued the custom of charging waiters irom $1 to $2.50 a day for the privilege of serving their customers; hencefor ward waiters may -wait for nothing, so 1- as the owner is concerned, and keep 'L their tips. This is tantamount to a . onsiderable increase in pay. and wait- rs today are about their business with h .-rful faces. The waiters' fight for the right to wa.it for nothing, however, has been a itip rn and hi ttrtv fonrht Tt tnnle several vears of agitation to brins- roc- ' -ss. tne owners capitulating only wnen convinced they were beaten. Another concession gained by the in n is the right to eat their lunch else ". hf-re than on the premises. Now a waiter need no longer eat the food he . . .... C7. . --es prepared in the kitchen and serves j r the house: he can go home or to an other restaurant for his lunches and 1 liners VLL QUET AT SMKI.TKR; UKPCTIES AND GUARDS Tliei e w ere no disturbances at the -mailer r nay uicraoon or nignt i to Silver Ulty and meet that club on Mieriff Peyton J. Edwards, who visited j Fridav. On the following day the Fort ih smelter, stated that the strikers ' Bayard team will be the opponents ot a re not making any demonstrations, t the El Pasoans. and a game will be t. pun sheriffs Will Crosby, W H ' arranged with either Hurlev or Silver : i-h.k :ini .1. W Fulgham are kept at j Citv on Sunday - sr iu - li ."-herlff Edwards to a- J Santa Rita will probablv be the - tn. j". ru.rds maintains! h tne scene of the gaim- on Mnnria. the Ma ' pr C'nnpan in presenmg oiiltr. j 1 1 u ks r. turning hen. Tucd.ij. TO CREATE RIG UK FOR A TUNNEL Unique Engineering Experi ment to Be Made Under the East River. DAVIDSON MAY BE MORGAN'S SUCCESSOR N" EW YORK. X. Y.. April 12. One of the most remarkable engi neering feats ever attempted IS soon to be carried out here, it is re ported, by which the engineers of a tunnel under the East river to accom modate -a- huge gas -main will first create a body of rock a hundred feet below the river bed, and then tunnel through.it. Never before, it is said, has it been found necessary to create such an ar tificial obstruction for the sole pur pose of subsequently boring through it and the experiment will be watched with much interest. The reason for this novel undertaking is found in the chalky, porous 'rock which the engi neers have encountered in driving the tunnel. So far as can be ascertained the headings are now less that 7a feet apart and they would have been jollied some time ago but for the treacher ous rock. The Bronx heading was 800 feet out under the river when the fault was encountered. It baffled the engineers and they determined to work from the Astoria snore in the hope of finding better conditions. The same sort of rock , struck when the Astoria of the heading was within 200 feet ronx heading. Water poured in and the workmen say that even small fish came through the seams. It is under stood that if no other way is found to stop the inflow of water the engineers propose bulkheading both tunnels some distance back from the present head ings and filling the aperture ahead of the bulkheads with concrete. After this sets the engineers will cut through " owioi concrete. .To Celebrate First Ship. ",a5 J? Probably one of the most XT on record te to be celebrated here this year. Just 300 years ago. in 1613, occurred the first shipwreck in Sew York .bay, and the same year saw- the erection of the first ship ever built by white men on Manhattan island. Some time after the Half Moon had returned to Holland a company of merchants in America sent out five vessels loaded with goods to be traded with the Indians in America for furs. Araoner the akin pers of this fleet was Adrian Block. commariding a ship called the Tiger. The other ships having gone to various Parts of the new continent. Block, who had visited Manhattan island in 1610 or 1611. decided that the lower, end, o the island -was a good place to land and trade. Some time in the latter part of 1613 the Tiger caught fire and was completely destroyed. In order to continue their trading and the exploration of the surround- ' ing country, the captain and crew 4m- ; mediately started to build a new ves- I seL It may have been that the neces- I sary rigging and -iron work for this' new vessel had been saved from the Tiger, for the work progressed so rap idly that it was finished and launched early in the following spring. The ship I is generally supposed to have been built on the site of what is now Fraunces tavern. Not only was this j first ship built on Manhattan island bat it was the third one built by white i men on the American continent. 1 DavidnoB the Dynamic Force. I Tvmie ncw xoric is sun casting about in an endeavor to decide 'wiiat "While New York is still casting person, if any. is likely to fill or at' tempt to fill the financial shoes of the late J. P. Morgan, the death of the great financier has brought into the i limelight one of the most remarkable I careers that this city has ever seen; I that of Henry P. Davidson. j While 'plenty of people know of him I as one of the Morgan partners and a j smaller number as the dynamic fbrce i ft J "a, ve2' reTT PST8??? In-,w' oofooo subwav XlP tlfouih he is "MM bs caWhUd ' ?- ' ...,,, h .i - years ago without a job and dos sessing only $40 In cash, after giving up a fob at teaching school. Davidson became a man who was given the floor when men of money wanted io hear from men of brains, and when the panic of 1907 came along and J. Pier- I pont Morgan scowled over his long cigar at his nightly conferences. Da- I vidson was one of those invited to man j the salvage corps and Morgan saw : quickly that the young man had the i real ring. The panic sessions made him ' a member of the Morgan firm. Mor- : ganNiked his style and his ability and ' 4hAa.. it. It. .1a ....An.... T.... ...1 . I. there is mtl Question but what hfs fnk. -nnr of enreasinn Hl,l mnro frank manner of expression did more than anything else to impress his worth on the Die- man of the monev I bags. i niirciiuK junturn uioc. As a result of the recent $300,000 rem robbery, the greatest in many years, dealers in precious stones here have been taking stock of the defences which safeguard the $500,000,000 worth of gems in the Maiden ane district. In consequence the public now has a better understanding than ever berore of the wonderful system which pro- tects mis treasure against tneit. igacn Maiden Lane concern under electrical protection is assigned a box in which is deposited a sealed envelope contain- the k'ey removeA to -aln entrance to the office a record is made and the. key is again sealed by the proprietor or some authorized agent. A report is also submitted each week showing when the signal for opening and clos ing the safe was received, with addi tional data as the case requires. Thus it is seen that the burglar meets ob stacles 'which are almost impossible to overcome. Proof Again Flood and Wind. That New York Is hurricane proof J and flood proof too. unless the Hud- son river should happen to cause the Atlantic ocean te otccaow is the com forting assurance which has just been given out here by expert authorities as an answer to the feeling of uneasi ness caused by thef great Ohio disas ters. Xew York has been told more than once that it is inviting disaster by the way in which it allows buildings to be carried heavenward. Inside of some of these tall buildines are housed dur ing the busy hours of each working I day'several thousand people. If any of - these were overturned and in tnese were overturned and in their I downfall buried a number of their I HAtunfall ( A4-I a niimKait humbler neighbors, the catastrophe I would exceed or far in its fatalities ' the worst that has happened recently in the stricken states. But the authori ties agree that such a thing is impos sible. MAVERICKS TO START ON ROAD APRIL 17 i i Kl Paso's Mavericks will make their Initial rnfld trfn of the spajson. fitartinsr ThnrsHav Anrll 17 when ttuv will pit ! HEN LEAD IN IRKS OF CHARITY Mrs. Russell Sage Is Doing Great Work Among New York Children. OTHER NATIONS ARE PEELING THE EFFECT WASHINGTON. D. C. April 12. In every age, the maternal tenderness of woman natural ly inclined her to lend her aid to the poor, the neglected, the sick and the suffering, but in America, where wom en have the greatest power and inde pendence, the highest standards of philanthropy have been worked out by the modern woman. Women have con trol of larger sums of money in this country than in any other, and conse quently are able to give" liberally to any recognized need. Formerly all uf this giving was done impulsively, look ing obIv to the relief of acute dis tress. Now the philanthropic woman is acquirw? economic training which enables, hjfr to.' consider some provis ion. fg,rW)P future ate well, srs. to re liant iirftent needs. ' v- 3fr, Sage's I'hllnnturop.i Recbgnizihg the fact. t ha, the great est aid to any pAllantfirbpy is the'-un-derstandin"g,of the conditions causing the needs as well as the means of re lieving them. Mrs. Russell Sage is per forming a-service which will go down to posterity as productive of more real help than would be the distribution of several times her millions in the form of charities which would tend only to aid the immediate recipients. She has established as a memorial to her hus band the "Russell Sage Foundation." the funds of which are being applied to research regarding many evils. It became known that the school children of New York included a large number ot those liho were physically defective and, therefore, unable to se cure for themselves the full benefit of the money which the city was invest ing in their education. An investiga tion was made and the results, pub lished by the Russell Sage foundation, led to the formation of fresh air schools and medical attendance which has improved the .health conditions of all of the schools of., that city. It tended to -improve ;the school averages also, because it showed that the chief cause of backwardness in ischool through which the city was at the ex pense of providing an additional year of instruction for a child in the same grade, often was due to a physical cause which could be eliminated. Conditions governing working women and chil dren, infant mortality, abject poverty and mnnv- nthAr matters fnllinf fnr the attention of the philanthropist, have J oeen greatly aided oy tne neip oi tne Sage foundation which does not con fine its work to, New York City alone, but extends to 'other cities. Dorothcn )Ix Starts Cruxuilc. In the earlier history of the coun try, before the changed condition of modern life had given so many women opportunity for work outside their I Homes, a xew women look ii upoi themselves to give active aid to the suueriiiK- iioii a ccmurj sgu uie in- i sane were supposed to be beyond cure 1 and 'little was done to insure even their ordinary physical comfort. The cruel- j ties of the average insane asylum wer beyond belief. A woman, Dorothea Dix, who first called attention to this fact and began an active fight for their improvement, found human be- ings confined in dark, unventilated cells having no floor but the earth and : only loose straw supplied once a week . as bedding. This was supposed to be changed each week when the patients , were turned out of their cells like ani- ! mals for exercise. Miss Dix, having had. her sympathies aroused by the condition near her own home, visited asylums andenrtreatstfor the insane in every state enst $f tpe Rocky moun tains. She found men and women, of ten entirely naked, chained in their cells and thrashed into submission to the wills of their keepers, most of whom were both brutal and cruel, i Through her - influence, one wealthy ' man was induced to give money to put the asylum in Rhode Island, her own state, into good condition. This J afterward served as a model to other state asylums. The care and attention ; given even to the pauper insane is i largely due to this woman, who died ' at an advanced age in 1S87, in Tren- ' ton. New Jersey, where she had been asked to make her home in recognition of what she had accomplished in the i reorganization of the insane asylum of i mat town. Work Is Broadened. i Since Miss Dix's time other charitable women have found that her work could i be broadened to include the suffering nf-ople in institutions of many classes. ! They have proved that many children ' retained as idiots can be restored to ! normal intelligence by proper educa tion and treatment and tiiey have taken means to supply that treatment. Miss Margaret Bancroft, of Haddon--nela.' Naw Jersey, was one of the first .persons to demonstrate that even the mentally defective child was entitled to all the education it could assimi late. Her work has had a most im portant bearing upon the development of the special classes for defective children which now are a recognized part of the public sehool systems in most large cities. In Philadelnhia. the first .class fnr defective children was established by ' tne pnuantnropic women of the Civic club, who provided funds for its sup port until its utility was so established that the city took it over as a part of the public school plant. Clara Barton's Great Work. Women have been responsible for many movements for the improvement of' the health conditions of the coun try. Their organizations are 'the first to lend aid in any sudden emergency. The work of the srreat Red Cross so ciety, which sends its Hid to starving J China, to the wounded. .soldier on thi Turkish frontiers. as readily as. to the 1 flood-stricken pepple .along, pur, own I river Bahiks, owe.r.srJsinu to ft '.worn- i an's charity. ' When the beloved Clara Barton passed away last -year after long ex ceeding. her three score years and ten, the tributes to her memory came from the sovereigns of the world as well as countless thousands of her own country people who had benefited by her loving work. The work of women for temperance, for the abolition of vice, for better living conditions for the poor workers, for health, for pub lic Improvement of every kind, is each week branching out into new channels of philanthropic work. Perhaps because their own educa tional advantages were so long limited, modern women are working eagerly to extend some opportunity to acquire an education to those who are out of reach of the regular schools. Last vear, in New Orleans, a quiet, patient little woman died after years of invalidism, who in her own home, working against odds which would have discouraged any but the stoutest heart, had been able to teach hundreds of neglected boys and girls to read when there was no provision for night schools for young workers yet available in that city. Miss Sophie Wright gathered ranch ltfinlvintr irnrlrinv hskr tni hA own home in the evenings, and, by 1 her gentle, generous aid, not only I taught them to read and write, but-1 also gave them an ambition to im- J prove themselves which inspired many ' of them to advance to positions of trust ana lienor nmn of Alenns linger tn Help. V "On 'i "f l.roni-r m'.ui; ha b n DAUGHTERS OF BHOLOTIOI BITTER Fight Over Presidency De velops Charges of Misuse of Funds. WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE ENTERS INTO FIHT WASHINGTON, IX C. April 12. Preparations are being made for a hard fought battle for the presidency general of the Daugh ters of the American Revolution by Mrs. William Cumming Story, of New York, and Mrs. John Miller Horton, of Buffalo, when the annual convention of that organization opens here Mon day. Mrs. Story has been here for more than a week in active management of her campaign. Woman's Suffrage. The question, of woman suffrage may enter largely into the situation. Mrs. Storve is strongly opposed . -to intro ducing suffrage Into D. "A. F. cireles and will make her fight on .that stand. Recently she made her position upon that subject most clear in these words: 'There is no place for suffrage in the ranks of the Daughters of the Ameri can Revolution. Any attempt to make that an issue at the coming election is certain to meet defeat." Factions Become Bitter. Opposing factions in the fight for the presidency general have become most bitter within the past few days pnd accusations of various kinds have been freely exchanged. When the ac tual election of officers takes place on Tuesday it is predicted that this bit terness will extend to the floor of the convention. Changed Arc Made. Tt is expected that Mrs. Story's friends will raise the subject of a cir cular recently issued by seven mem bers of the national board, high in ad ministrative circles, attacking Mrs. Story, which circular Mrs. Story's al lies allege was. paid for out of the funds of the o-sraaizqjtion.. In this circular it was .asserted that Mrs. Story had "spread dissension in the society and was unfit for office." Following the issuance of this circu lar the Manhattan chapter of the D. A. R. held a meeting at Mrs. Story's home in New York and denounced those whose names were attached to It. .-oually anxious to help their country develop itself educationally. The 'state of California owes the equipment of Its two great universities to the generosity of two women who wished to give to the state the means of advanced edu cation for its young people. Mrs. Jane LttthroD Stanford enjoys the distinc tion of being the only woman in the world who has founded a large uni versity. The 'Leland Stanford Junior university is not only a mother's me morial to her son, but is. unintention ally upon her part, a memorial of much personal sacrifice in order that the most liberal details of the great unl- versuy mignt he carried out. Mr. Ileantt'H Philanthropic. Mrs. Phoebe Apperson Hearst, the benefactor of the University of Cali fornia, did not confine her philanthro pies to her own s.ate. They were lib erally given tt the national capital Were she made her home for a num-b-r of years. She was especially in terested in kindergarten work when it was almost in its Infancy, and founded a training school for kindergarten teachers of this class to the public schools of that city. Mrs. Hearst also contributed a quarter of a million dol lars to the erection and endowment of the National Cathedral School for Girls. In Washington. D. C. In her work for the univeistty of her own state, Mrs. Hearst was most liberal, paying for the cost of having plans submitted for rebuilding by the best architects of Europe. The School of Mines which she erected and equipped as a memorial to her hus band, is the finest building In the world devoted to mining engineering. Mrs. Hearst was interested in the es tablishment of working girls' clubs in San Francisco, which she maintained for years, and she has supplied the town of Lead, in South Dakota, with a free kindergarten and a library. Other Countries Benefited. Other countries of the wdrld are benefiting b;. . the philanthropies of American women. None has been re ceived with any greater appreciation than has been shown by the Servian people for what has been accomplished for the women of that country, through the efforts of Madame Slavko Grou itch. who before her marriage to a Servian nobleman, was Miss Mabel Gordon Dunlop. of West Virginia. Since no Servian girl may leave her home and go unchaperoned upon the street, the fact that the advantages of the University of Belgrade are open to women is of little use. Madame Grqu itch has Interested the wives of the representatives of the Servian govern ment at the different courts of Eu rope, to raise monev to establish a boarding school at Belgrade where Ser vian girls may be taught the different sciences. The government of Servia alreadv has donated the land for this purpose. Hebrew Women -ictlve. The Hebrew women In America have always been active In philanthropic work from the time of the beautiful Rebecca Gratz down to the present work ' Miss Sadie American and her associates are doing for the poor im migrant' girl who comes to this coun try alone. Rebecca Gratz helped nurse Matilda Hoffman, the only love of Washington Irving, at a time when trained nurses were uiiknowrl. She so won the gratitude of the young author that he described her' to '.sir. Whiter Scott, who made her the heroine of his novel "Ivanhoe." Miss Gratz devoted her whole life to philanthropic work. The Jewish Fos ter Home, of Philadelphia, which still is an active charity, is of her found ing. While the needy and suffering of her own race naturally receive the first consideration, the Jewish women are active in every branch of modern phil anthropy. GltBATKIt NAVY. ONLY AVIIKN PEOl'LE PLEAD FOR IT. Let IT Have Done With Silly Boast ing and Threat." Say Secretary of the Navy. Washington, D. C. April 12. "When the people plead for a greater Ameri can navy, we will have it, and not un til." declared secretary Daniels at the annual banquet of the Navy league of me Limou ouiiw. il we can convince 1 h nnl r tk. TTffd cot ,. i. I navy is theirs and that you and I are here as their servants to carry but their wishes in regard to it." said the secretary, "I will feel that my service here has not been in vain. "Let us have done for once and for ever, with the silly boastings of the stripling that we are able to lick any nation on earth. Let us have done with threats, but let us have 1'nne with ih. i under estimating of our strength, the ; minimizing of our naval esprit de j ernment of law and order, based up coips of that spirit which would de-I on respe t for constitutional oblie.i n that our naval heroes of todav are tions and re"str mits- For tm. piin- ptfn:i.iii a- rai'ous as thi nit n whose Jinnies jx. on .Tirj tongui. 1 Mme. Madero Would Have Con gress Investigate Wiison Charges iilmBfflltTiii ffi-'"' - ' A Ambassador "Wilson Will Be Investigated by Secre tary of State Bryan. New York. N. Y.. .April It Mme. Francisco Madero. widow of the slain and deposed president of Mexico, de clares that if congress will appoint a committee to .investigate the charges made by Luis Manuel Rojas. second vicepresident of the Mexican chamber of rAnnvsfi. to the effect that am bassador Henry Lane Wilson -was in a'! great measure responsible for the legal ' assassination or president Ataaero ana his vicepresident. Pino Suarez, she will appear before such a committee to sub stantiate in part the charges of. Rojas. In his charges Rojai declares that am bassador Wilson threw the weight of the enormous influence wielded By the 1'nited States government in Mexico to the Diaz-Kuerta intrigue at a t-.ne I or e capnai. when the destiny of Madero was in the I The report that De la Barra. min balance. I ister of foreign affairs, will come to " Bryan to Investigate. ! Washington on a special mission "for Washington. D. X. April 12. See-j the purpose of endeavoring to induce retary. of- state Brvan . today declined : president Wilson to recognize Huerta s to discuss the charges against Hen- j ambassador. Rabasa. has given us ; no ry Lane Wilson, ambassador to Mex- i special concern, since we i feel certAin ico filed at the state department re- that the president of the United States cently in the name of Manuel Rojas. J will never receive the credentials. Though it is not expected that Mr. j Trying to Hlock Loan. Brvan Vill give any Official recog- "As for the loan of 150.60.00 pesos nillon to Manuel Roias or his charges . that Huerta says he is on the point of against the American ambassador at Mexico-City, It is most likely that he will Investigate carefully Mr. Wil son's condaetMn relation to the fight ing in Mexico City and his relations to Gens. Huerta and Diaz in their overthrow of the late rresldent Ma dero. Friends of Henry Lane Wilson be lieve that the present secretary of state is inclined to takeeriously ac cusations made against the ambassa dor in Mexico and the United States during the last six weeks. The charges made by Rojas are substantially those made by Maderistas following the kill ing of the late president, and have been fully exploited in bQth countries receiving but little credence. Renlly a Fight on Huerta. It has been obvious that the Ma dero sympathizers have been pleased at the -publication of charges that Am bassador Wilson had a guilty knowl edge of the plot to overthrow. Madero and finally of the plot to kill him. They have not hesitated to add fuel to the Are whenever opportunity pre sented itself. It is their hone that the Huerta government continually may be pre sented to the American people in such a bad light that any ne having any thing to do with it will be found In an embarrassing position. The situation created by the Rojas charges is tire more interesting be cause it comes just when a' commit tee, representing the American col ony in Mexico City. Is In Washingtojt to urge the retention of Mr. Wilson as ambassador. This committee has seen the president, secretary Bryan, and many senators. They endorse every act of the ambassador's in the crisis in the Mexican capital during the fall of the Madero government. I declaring that he did what was best for the safety of foreign life and nroo .rtr Tt 4s th same' acts which the Rojas charges make the basis of their asatjon. . r-i.nM! Slntrmrnt -V Cairanclstn Maicmcni Rennr Don F. Gonzalez Gante. a confidential representative of Venus tiano Carranza. "provisional president of the so-called 'constitutional' gov ernment of Mexico" gave out a state ment here today, in which he said: 'The ringing message of president Carranza to the American people, pub lished yesterday, will, we hope, serve tn convince even -the most skeptical of what we stand for. namely, a gov-r . iplt the ,i-t Miijrit or tm nm- oi rj.Tth. rn M. i us w 11 ac Asrirassadnr Henry Lane TTOtoa rnhnvrl and the late president Madero and vice yreMcai Soarez. those of the states of Aguas Calientes, Morelos. Guerrero, and -Chiapas in the south, have risen in arms, and will re sist to the last extremity the impo sition of an alleged government, at the head or which is a military dictator, who gained his pretended office through the basest treachery and in gratitude. Say Wllnon Guilty. "In regard to the charges against ambassador Henry Lane Wilson. I can only say w"hat practically every Mex ican and most Americans tn Mexico City well know that if the accusa tions recently submitted to the Amer ican government by Manuel Rojas are investigated with care, some amazz inc -facts will .be brought to light. For months before the Huerta-Diaz coud d'etat the indiscretions of the American amoassaaor were in. strain closing with bankers in New York, London, and Paris, I do not believe that there is a banking house in the world that would loan 1.000,000 pesos at an figure .unless it were secured by the customs receipts of Vera Cruz. Mr. Gante said he was going to New York, but would return to Washington within a few days. DALLAS TO HAVE NEW $4,000,000 STATION Austin. Tex.. April 12. Acting under an order issued by the railroad com mission over two years ago. the nine railroads entering Dallas have decided to construct a (4.000,000 union station at Dallas. Plans for the Issuance of the bonds were discussed today at a conference between, railroad officials and the rail road commission. The property on which the new sta tion Is to be built has already been purchased - and the- work of tearing down present buildings is now under way. It is the Union Terminal company which is constructing the depot, the stock being -held- by the railroads. DRAIXAGB COSGKBSS VRGES PUBLIC WORKS DKIWRTMKXT St. Louis. Mo.. April 12. The Na tional Drainage congress today de feated a resolution calling for a fed eral appropriation for the work of the Mississippi river commission, and adopted a resolution "ailing instead for the creation of a department of public works under a cabinet member. HUNT WANTS A FREE HAND FOR PARDONS P HOB.MX, An:, April 12. Governor Hunt Teiterday afternoon vetoed l'eaal cede faunae hill IS because It praetlcnlly removed hi pardoning power. An amendment added that bo reprieve or stay of execution should be-granted by the governor on le new evidence tending to show the innocence of tbe condemned man had come t light. 1b a letter to the secretary of ata te announcing the veto, the governor severely scored the member of the I oner houne. He drew attenHen. to the fact that five men are in Prison, condemned to die. while petltfon ask ing for HUbmlisioB of the aatl-capltn 1 punlbsmcat law are is etrettlatlon. He declared that tliN I evidence that the IrgWIntor are for the people to rule. MEXICAN LOftN HELD UP Bl UCMIS Refusal of United States to Recognize Huerta Proves Serious Handicap. NATIONAL ELECTION IS CALLED E0R JULY M EXICO CITY. April 12. Failure of the Washington government to accord 'recognition to the Huerta administration , has created grave anxiety in the Mexican capital, a, condition which was noticeable, even in government circles. Under some circumstances Washing ton's coolness would not have been so serious, but with the impoverished, state of the national treasury commoa knowledge, the distant attitude of the United States, according to the views of well informed observers, assumed al most the proportions of a national menace. Popularly it was assumed, and. in high government offices it was noC denied, that one little friendly nod from Uncle Sam would have rendered the work of the country's financiers who are trying to borrow 100.000,000 pesos ($50,000,000) comparatively simple. Kxpect Hoerta To Be Firm. Even the armed enemies of the gov ernment concede that president Huerta will pursue a determined policy in re storing order, but his closest personal friends admit his job is going to be in creasingly difficult unless some means can be found for replenishing the na tional funds. A month after Huerta -was made president there was not enough money on hand to pay the ex penses of the government for any but a short period. He and his counsellors continued making their plans, how -ever, on the assumption that the money necessary would be forthcoming in dus time from some source or other. But it has not yet appeared, and people are now asking whence it can be expected. There is of course no denying the fact that the withholding of American, recognition makes it more difficult for Mexico to borrow. Local bankers do not hesitate to declare that if the United States persists in turning ht r back on Mexico, money loaned to the Huerta government would be 'a risk not lightly to be assumed, and that tna possible overthrow of Huerta would leave the holders of the new bonds m an embarrassing predicament. Volunteer Savings Fund. Realizing the delicate situation in which their country is placed a few young men and women attempted to inaugurate a popular movement to supply the nation with funds from the people's sanngs. But the amounts of fered have been sums like $50 or less. and it has been pointed out to these patriotic and self-sacrificing persons that their efforts are not, after all, practical. The government has asked congress to authorise two bond issues, one f.-r 20.000.000 pesos ($10,000,000) and the second for the hundred million i -000,000). It is proposed to use tne bonds of the $10,000,000 loan in paying indemnities for damages incurred dur ing the revolution of 1910-11; for coh ering subventions promised railroads: for meeting obligations in completing public 'works, and similar purposes. What the recipient does with a bond so is-.ned is a matter of indifference to the government. He may hold it and collect the S percent interest, dispose of it for -what he can get now, or sell it when the country once again is at peace and the prices of securities con sequently higher. The big loan, however, is for the ex press purpose of getting money cash. For this foreign bankers will have to be solicited. When Huerta was given. the presidency there was a popular belief that the credit of the countrv had beed greatly, improved. This was based on the assumption that peace had come with the passing of the Madero regime. One month, however, has suf ficed to show that peace has not yet come to Mexico. Amusements Not Interrupted. Civil war has "never interfered seri ously with Mexico's theatrical season. and the days following Easter Sundav. when the playhouses are opened for the spring season, were no exception. At three of the theaters opera, comic and grand, is being sung to full house". At one of these Esperanza Iris, a Mex ican soprano, is sustaining her popu larity, which, in the past two seasons, was lucrative enough to enable her to buy the theater in which she sings. At another house the French opera of New Orleans is appearing. Calls National Election. The successes and the reverses of the army and the progress of the revolu tion continue to be the chief topic of interest in Mexico's capital, as thev have been for the past three years, but politics is running a elose second in, general Interest. President Huerta assumed the pre dency as provisional executive with the promise that as soon as peace had beet restored throughout the country, ha would call generatl elections for presi dent and vice president. It was openly agreed that Gen. Felix Diaz, whose re--volt and warfare in the streets of tha capital brought, about the change at the national palace, should have no a -tive part in conducting national af fairs at present, but would be a candi date for the presidency. No time for the calling of the elections was fixed. and to many it came somewhat as a surprise -when the president sent to congress a decree, for approval, fix ing July 27 as the date. In the first days after the overthrow of Madero it seemed not unlikely that Diaz would have as opponents some half dozen men of considerable prom inence, but a month later it appeared reasonably certain that the nephew of old Gen. Porfirio Diaz would have lit tle real opposition. Most politicians now believe that when the elections ftnallv are held, unless conditions change materially in the meantime. Diaz will get at least 75 percent of all the votes cast. Ban" Iater-Raee Marriage. Lincoln. Neb.. April 12. Governor Mcrehead has apprdved the bill passed by the legislature prohibiting the mar riage of whites and any person having one-eighth or more of Japanese. Ctu ntst and negro blood.