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-v. AND DAILY UNION. TUESDAY MAY 11, 1920 FOURTEEN PAGES. SIXTY-NINTH YEAR. NO. 174. ASSOCIATED MUM LEASED WW. PRICE FIVE CENTS. UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE. run PAR IMS OF NAVY IS UNCOVERED Wilson's Charge to Offi cers Urged Utmost Risk and Daring on Duty. Washington, May 11. President Wilson's hitherto unpublished war instructions to the officers of the Atlantic fleet, given in person on the quarterdeck ot the flagship Pennsylvania. Aug. 11, 1!U7, and bidding them "throw tradition to the wind," strike the word "pru- J..' frnm thal vnfiaKlil'i.iAa .in A Qeui livm imauuiancoi auu "do the thing that is audacious to the utmost point of risk and dar ing," were made public here today by Secretary Daniels. The president spoke as comman-der-ln-(hief of the navy and at a time when the German submarine menace was uncurbed. In laying the text of his remarks before the senate naval investigating commit tee, Secretary Daniels said they shoved the bold and vigorous polity the president had outlined lorrtue navy. i "iudac:ty Will Win." jOf "Do not stop to think what is prudent lor a monien," the presi-i deal said. "You will win by the' audacity of method when you can not win by circumspection and prudence. i "I think that there are willing cars to hear this in the American tne euest as "the greatest living navy and the American armv be- J American writer and novelist," cause that is the kind of folks we ' , He was tne dean of American lr( j letters; poet, essayist, dramatist "There will have to ccme a new!nd. eiit0T- as weI1 as a 'ever of tradition into a service which does! ctlon: . . x . , sot do new and audacious and sue-i . Bni"s' n's Poems Tk. i , ,,.rj . I Civil war, Mr. Howells had com- The president also expressed his pleled an Dublisned 71 volumes at dumtisuction with progress then ,ne tjme of besid , hung made toward crushing the as editor of vapJous puDlieiUions5 submarine campaign. j crossing the ocean 18 times in "Haul Hornets, Sot Sests." j search of material for his novels, "We are hunting hornets all overaml writing essays, criticisms and he farm and letting the nest alone." i magazine articles. he said. "I am willing, for my part, and I know that you are will- in, because 1 know the stuff you 1837j he served nIs Iiterary ap are made of. I am willing to sac- prenticeship as a compositor, re rifice half the navy Great Britain porter and editor on his father's and we together have, to crush that newspaper. nest because if we crush it the war j ".inwardly I was a poet," said the '8 wn." eminent novelist in reviewing his The British admiralty had met . early experiences, "with no wish to American suggestions with what' amounted to statements that "it 'never had bpen done." the oresi-'sn mm am, auuing: "And I felt like saying, 'well. nothing was ever done so systemat ically as nothing is being done now.' " fonnter-Charge fo Sims. Washington, May 11. A counter charge that establishment of tie North Sea mine barrage was de layed six months because of the opposition ot Rear Admiral Sims sad the British admiralty, was Made before the senate naval in vestigating committee today by Secretary Daniels in presenting the second part of his reply to that Beer's charges that the navy de partment had unnecessarily pro longed the war through failure to cooperate at first with the allied Jiaval forces. The barrage, Mr. Dan iels added, was the most effective measure that ever had been taken to check the submarine and, was nolly an American idea. The secretary also charged that cuns nad attempted in his testi mony to rob the ntvy of credit for wis project and to give it to the British. "Withheld 1". S. Credit." Admiral Sims attempted to rob (Continued on page four). PASTED SCRAPS OF PAPER SHOW GUILT OP BOND STEALERS I Chicago. Mav 11. PiApintr tno-eth- fthousands of scraps of paper r"" we waste basket of Arthur remont. police declared today lv oh'ained evidence estab inSn absolute connection be n E,cremnt and "Nicky" Arn .aUeed leader in 12,500,000 M thefts in New York, nnf. 4Dd telegrams relating to ,rous stock and bond transac ts were said by the police, to been found in the scraps from eremont a wn ki.. j n mm we made public. . TXTm - THREE JURORS TO TRY SOCIALISTS Chicago. May ll.-Efforts to se- ?ed MUry.for the trlal of 26 al" s members of the communist "w Danv inji.i.j . - -. , "iiuucu lur congpir- foL erthrow the government P'S attnrnov. -ri ... " tr ... ., mreo jurors trial ft opening cay or th. il. "iipoBis dj counsel two . , u ' ""ase uscar Henei. Ww!!".m"y be needed to PltJ the jury, it was said to - the state's attorney's office. F JurJr. It was said to- Lowden R William Dean Howells, Noted American Writer, Dies in N.Y., Age 83 Sew York, May 11 William Dean Howells the novelist, died here today. Mr. Honelig returned a few weeks ago from Savannah, where he had spent the winter. While- in the sooth he was stricken with influenza and nev er had fully recovered from Ls effecs. His son, John Mead, a Jiew York architect, and his daugh ter, Mildred, who lived with her father, were at his side when he died. - Howells continued active work of writing np to the start of the illness which resulted in his death. Some of his best known works were: The Landlord of the Lion's Head." "The World of Chance," Venetian Life." "Italian Jour neys" "The Rise of Silas Lap ham.' "The Shadow of a Dream" and "The Leather ood God." Funeral services will be held at the Church of The Ascension here tomorrow at 10:30 a. m. Burial will be in Cambridee. Mass.. where mnrh Mr. Howells' literary work wa3 ieormea. At a dinner given in New York in 1912 to do honor to . William Dean Howells upon his 75th birthday, William Howard Taft, then presi- utnl OI lne united states, lauded Born in Martin's Ferry, Ohio. Rnrn in Martin's Pprrv ntiin in be anything else, unless in a mo- ' ment of careless affluence I might far foreet mvself as tn h a. so lar torget myseli as to be a "novelist." When 23 years old, he traveled to Boston to make the acquaintance of Longfellow. Hawthorne, Emerson, Holmes and Lowell. Though, a boy among masters, he became their intimate, learning their literary traditions and preserving many of them throughout his long life. At the age of 24, he was appoint ed by President Lincoln as United States consul at Venice. He com bined his consular duties with lit erary work, and produced his cele brated book, "Venetian Life." Becomes Editor in Jf. T. Four years later, in 1865, he came to New York with his wife, who was Elinor G. Mead of Vermont, and whom he had married in Paris in 1862. For two years he wrote edi torials for the' New York Nation, the Times and the Tribune, and then moved to Boston, where, as as sistant editor, he began his associa tion with the Atlantic Monthly, suc ceeding James Russell Lowell as editor in 1872. At the age of 44 he retired to devote himself to his novels, which he produced for many years at the rate of two a year. When 50 years old, Mr. Howells found time to become contributing editor, and later writer for the "Editor's Easy Chair" department in Harper's Magazine. For a brief period he acted as editor of the Cosmopolitan. Dr. Howells he had received de grees from Yale. Harvard, Oxford and Columbia universities though he had never attended collegej was a keen student of current events. He avowed his belief in socialism. Socialistic Beliefs. "I cannot see," he declared, "that the remedv for existing conditions lies anywhere else. But if it is to be a remedy it must come slowly. Violent revolutions do not perma nently solve these Droblems." On the subject of woman suf frage his opinion was decided: "It is one of the most important developments of this generation anil one of the most hooefuL The men have made such a mess of thinzs that if the women do not come to the rescue I'm sure I don't know what is to become of us. Dr. Howells acceded to the edi torship of Harper's Magazine last fall at the death of Dr. Henry Mills Alden. who had occupied .the eai torial chair himself for more than 60 years. JOLLET MYST FLEIJ OVER BABY'S DEATH Joliet 111.. May 11. Police of Will county are Investigating the; o.ji.. t th. hnHr of nve- months-old baby boy in the Illinois lCentral railroad reserroir near iMonce. yeaurday- : ; u.i.?:.-JS0wi outs Thompson For G.O.P. RulelARRESTHOT RESERVATIONS OF LODGE MAY BECOME ISSUE Wilson Letter Aids in Lin ing Up Parties On the Question. BY DATID LAWB.E5CE. (Special to The Argus.) Washington, D. C May 11. President Wilson has defiantly an swered the Democrats of New York and Rhode Island who failed to go on record in their respective con ventions in favor of the treaty of Versailles and the covenant of the League of Nations. The president,, fprwgnein. in.. May 11. batis moreover, has anticipated the Dem- factlon over the result of the nl' ocratic national convention hv ask-1 nois state Republican convention ing the Oregon Democrats to blaze the way by a declaration in their platform and by their votes in the approaching primary. Mr. Wilson risks something by putting the is sue to a test in advance of the con vention, but Oregon has shown itself heretofore so strongly in fa vor of the president's position on the peice treaty that af.er all Mr. Wilson would appear to be rather certain of endorsement. Wants Reservations Condemned. But it will be noted that the president asked the Democrats not merely to support his own position on the treaty but "to condemn the Lodge reservations." Unquestion ably the Republican convention at Chicago will endeavor to do the very opposite, namely, "to com mend the Lodgejreservations." Mr. Wilson "considers That Senator Knox spoke the truth the' other day when he frankly admitted that reserva tions "do not Americanize." The Pennsylvania senator made it eas ier for Mr. Wilson to make a clear cut issue. But there is one weakness in Mr. Wilson's course which did not es cape comment here today. While the president rejects the Lodge reservations, he does not indicate that a program like the Hitchcock reservations would be accepted. He leaves the inference that he still wants the treaty and covenant to be endorsed without the cross ing of a "t" or the dotting of an "i." Notwithstanding the advice and suggestion of many of his friends. the president has throughout the treaty fight permitted that impres sion to go out to the country. Even when be endorsed the Hitchcock reservations in the last moments of the debate last March, he did not emphasize the point any too (Continued on Page Five.) PLAN TO BLOCK APPOINTMENTS OF PRESIDENT (By United Press.! Washington, May 11. Many ap pointments recently made by Pres ident Wilson probably will be block ed by the senate until his term expires. Republican leaders, it was learned today, are in no hurry to put Wilson appointees on the pay roll. Several important nominations are pending in the senate. In cases whereby the political complexion of a board is fixed nom inations may be confirmed. Among nominations now awaiting action are: Henry Morgenthau, to be ambas sador to Mexico. Samuel W. McCall, Massachu setts, to the tariff board. . Mark W. Potter, New York, and James Duncan, Masachusetts, to be new members of the interstate com merce commission, to fill the addi tional places created by the railroad act, and Henry J. Ford, New York, to fill the vacancy caused by resig nation of Commissioner Harlan. Frederick G. Cottrell, California, auditor of the bureau of mines. A. B. Burleson. Admiral Benson and Walter S. Rogers to be Amer ican members of the international communications conference, pro vided for under the treaty. Martin J. Gillin, Wisconsin, to the shipping board. John Skelton Williams, controller of the currency. George W. P. Hunt, Arizona, min ister to Siam. Peter A. Jay. Rhode Island, min ister to Salvador. . In addition to these are scores of minor officials, assistants in various bureaus, and postmasters. ; TBIED FOR GIRL'S DEATH. Ann Arbor. Mich.. May 11. Stanley Biiao, meaicai siuuem, wm .expected to be arraigned here today in connection with the death of Miasra.lw.y . men by JlcOnift, 10-yaar-cldo-ed. 1 striken. - - - GOVERNOR'S PRINCIPLES VINDICATED Defeat of Chicago Mayor Held State's Greatest Political Victory. Among the few down state supporters of Mayor Thomp son in the Republican state convention at Springfield yes terday was Pat ( ary of Rock Island. The Kock Island coun deletration had been counted upon to stand solid for Gover nor Lowden all the way. was expressed today by Secretary of State Louis L. Emmerson, cam paign manager for Governor Frank O. Lowden. Secretary Emmerson states that by the refusal of the convention yesterday to accept Mayor William Hale Thompson's plank of principles, the Chicago executive was "decisively defeat ed." . Demos Satisfied. Democratic leaders were also well satisfied today with yester Hav'a linrmrtninne unaoinn rtf thpi . otnto onnvontinn Th. iiicnnui nf the "wet" plank in the resolutions committee without a fight on the convention Boor closed the only possibility of friction between the delegates. Secretary Emmerson has made public the following statement re garding the Republican conven tion: "One ot the greatest conventions in the history of the state has just ended. In attendance and interest manifested in its two sessions it will long be remembered. Governor's Judgment. "Governor Lowden and his friends felt that the state platform should not be adopted until after the primary next September, when the Republican candidates for state offices should all have been nom inated. This would give all the Republican nominees an opportun ity to have a voice in making the platform on which they would run at the November election. Mayor Thompson and his friends wanted their platform adopted now. In the test that came Mayor Thimpson's platform was decisively defeated. Banned Personalities. "Throughout the contest Gover nor Lowden insisted that there should be no personalities. After it was over recognizing the princi ple of representation, he urged the selection of Mayor Thompson and Corporation Counsel Samuel Ettle son as two of the 10 delegates-at-large." In after-convention discussions of the political situation in the state, the name of Lawrence Y. Sherman was mentioned among the leaders as a possible candidate for national committeeman from Illi nois to succeed Mayor Thompson. Adjoom Until September. (By United Press.) Springfield, 111., May 11. The Re publican and Democratic state con ventions today stand adjourned until 12 o'clock, noon, Sept. 21, next, . When the two bodies reconvene they will draft party platforms and nominate trustees to the Univer sity of Illinois. Yesterday's Republican gather ing demonstrated beyond the shad ow of a doubt that Governor Frank O. Lowden reigns supreme as the leader of the Illinois G. O. P. From the platform at the state convention Lowden speakers told Mayor Thompson what the state executive intended doing to the mayor of Chicago and then pro ceeded to make good their prom ises. It was as neat and clean-cut a lacing as any Lowden leader hoped for. Thompson and Samuel Ettleson, the Chicago mayor's cor poration counsel, were given places on the Illinois delegaMon-at-iarge to the national convention. Demos Harmonious. Not a ripple of dissension mark ed the sessions of the Democrats. Even the women, who were limited to four - alternate delegates-at-large, were mollified when an nouncement was made that several of the male delegates would find it inconvenient to attend the San Francisco convention, thus opening the way for women delegates. FRENCH CABINET ACTS ON STRIKE Paris, May 11. The French cab inet at a meeting today instructed Minister of Justice L.Hopiteau to open proceedings against the Gen eral Federation of Labor with a view to the dissolution of the or ganization which has been sup- porting the strike of the French calling other REPORT JAPAN SEEKS TO MAKE RUSSIAN PEACE Agreement Will Probably Lead to Withdrawal of Troops From Siberia. BT A. . BRADFORD. (United Press Correspondent.) Washington, May 11. Japan has begun to make peace with the bol shevik! of Siberia, it was learned today. An agreement which probably will lead to withdrawal of about 20,000 Japanese troops from the region of Vladivostok and pave the way for evacuation of all the Jap anese forces in Siberia, has been concluded between Japanese and soviet authorities at Vladivostok confidential advices to the Japanese embassy here today stated. The agreement is aimed expressly at preventing conflicts between the Japanese and the Russians and is intended to allow evacuation of Jap anese forces from the city and region or v ladivostok, it was stated at the embassy. By the agreement a neutral zone is created between the forces, 30 kilometers on each side of the Usuri railroad from Vladivostok to Khabarovsk. The Russian soviet police under the agreement will be responsible for maintenance of order. The agreement was reached between the commander of the Russian forces at Vladivostok and General Oi, in command of the Japanese troops in Siberia. If this agreement works satisfac torily the' large force of mikado troops undoubtedly will ,be with drawn, it was declared at the em bassy. Latest military intelligence reports to Washington estimate the number of Japanese troops in Vladivostok and its vicinity and north along the Usuri railroad to Khabarovsk at 20,000. DICTATORSHIP OF LABOR PLAN OF SOCIALISTS Illinois Delegation Opens Aggres she Minority Fight for 1930 Platform at w York. BULLETIN. A'ew York,' May 11. The So cialist party national conven tion this afternoon went on rec ord as opposed to the dictator ship of the proletariat, in vot ing down an international dec laration of principles submitted by the delegation from Illinois. The vote was 103 to 33. New York, May 11. Demanding limitations of citizenship and dic tatorship of the laboring classes, the Illinois delegation of the So cialist party of the national conven tion, today opened an aggressive minority fight for the 19-0 plat form. Straggling to defeat the "conser vative" forces of Morris Hillquit, four Chicagoans J. Louis Engdahl, Samuel H. Holland, William F. Kruse. and Irving SL John Tucker battled to substitute their pro gram for that given the convention yesterday by Hillquit and his plat form committee. Keynote of Radicals. The keynote of the Illinois sub stitute platform was sounded in its preamble which read: "The Socialist party summons all who believe in this fundamental doctrine to prepare for a complete reorganization of our social sys tem, based upon public ownership of public necessities, upon govern ment by representatives chosen ..-.i ,u, from occupational rather than solely from georgraphical groups in harmony without industrial de velopment, and with citizenship based on service, that we may end forever the exploitation of class by class." i The Weather i o . o Showers and cooler tonight and Wednesday. Highest temperature yesterday, 79: lowest last night, 57. Wind velocity at 7 a. m., 11 miles per hour. - Precipitation last 24 hours, .1 inch. 13 m. 7 p.m. 7 a.m. yester. yester. today Dry bulb temp. ..77 78 57 Wet bulb temp. ..58 61 56 Relative humid.. 30 53 94 ! River stage. 7.6; a tall of .1 in the last 1 hours. River Forecast Only slight changes in the Mis- i sissippi will occur from below Du- buque to Muscatine. J M SHr.niB-B MtrlntisL TURKS GET CONDITIONS FOR PEACE Occupation of Constanti nople by Small Allied Force Is Provided. Washington, May 11. (By the Associated Press.) Permanent oc cupation of Constantinople, which is left under the sovereignty of the sultan, by a small international force of allied troops, is provided for in the treaty which was handed today to the Turkish representa tive at Paris. An official summary of the treaty has been received in Washington. A similar international gnard is providing for the garrisoniDg of the Straits as a guarantee of free pas sage through the Dardanelles and the Sea of Marmora to ships of all nations. An interallied commission of con trol at Constantinople, consisting i of the principal allied powers, will exercise supervision over .the ex ecution of the clauses of the treaty and with the aid of the interallied troops enforce its terms. Thrace Goes to Greece. Although President WTilson sug gested that part of northeastern Thrace be given Bulgaria, Thrace in its entirety is awarded Greece. Smyrna and the hinterland, ex tending approximately to a depth of 100 kilometers and a breadth ot 200 kilometers, is given Greece un der limited sovereignty. Greece must formulate in con sultation with the League of Na tions a plan for control of the ter ritory and at the end of two years the population will decide whether this arrangement shall be contin ued, or whether the territory shall be annexed by Greece. Relinquish Claims. Both France and Italy relinquish claims to mandatory powers over Cilicia and Adalia, reserving only special economic privileges. Boundaries of Mesopotamia and Palestine, the mandates over which are awarded to Great Britain and Syria, ceded similarly to France, are left to be determined by special commissions. The Armenian settlement is left open for future negotiation and de cision. No mention is made of Russia in the aummary received here, nor is the precise status of the interallied commission of control in its rela tion to the League of Nations clear- j ly defined. j FAMOUS HOTEL IS TO BE REMODELED AS OFFICE ROOST New York, May 11. The doors of the Hotel Knickerbocker, Times square, rendezvous and temporary home of opera singers, -statesmen and "Old King Cole," will close im mediately after dinner May 30. When they open to the public again it will be to admit stenographers, clerks and business men. Announcement was made of the sale of the hotel's lease to a com pany headed by Vincent Astor, which will convert it into an office building. Art collectors pricked up their ears at the mention of the public sale of the Knickerbocker furnish- ings, paintings and statues. There was much speculation as to what would become of "Old King Cole," painted by Maxfield Parrish. The 30-foot canvas was known nation ally to transients who crowded the bar. Souvenir collectors saw great possibilities in the closing of the "l"' ul" " V "rar They remembered the Knicker home of Caruso, Scottl and Farrar. bocker as the hotel of President Wilson when he was governor of New Jersey, of Admiral Togo. Wil liam Jennings Bryan and many oth er notables. "GODLESS," BILLY SUNDAY'S OPINION HURST MARRIAGE (By United Press.) Oklahoma City, Okla.. May 11. "Asininely idiotic" and "Godless" is the way Biliy Sunday, noted evan gelist, characterized Fannie Hurst's marriage idea. Sunday, who is conducting a revival campaign here, said such marriages "struck at the basis of Christianity and civiliza tion" and were "a mild form of bol shevism." "We'll always have nuts with us," he said today, "and we may expect to always find followers of such le galized sin." Sunday stated that there most be homes, parental influence, children and sacrifice in order that " the world may become better - -pi . r CARRANZA FALL ATTRIBUTED TO LAX SCRUPLES Attempt to Prevent Ohrepon From Having Fair Campaign for Presidency Held Reason. (By United Press.) El Paso, Texas, May 11. -Car-ranza's "dictatorial and immoral policies" culminating in his attempt 'to prevent Obregon having a fair campaign" for the presidency, caused Carranza's overthrow, ac cording to Roberto V. Pesquiera, financial agent of the revolutionary liberal-constitutionalist government of Mexico, who gave the United Press an exclusive statement here today. "The revolution proposes to con solidate all the elements of the country for united peace and prog ress and to respect foreigners and their interests, with which we aim to maintain the most cordial rela tions," stated Mr. i'esquiera. His statement follows: .. BY ROBERTO V. PESQU1ERA. (Financial Agent Libre Constitu- tionist Government of Mexico.) The revolutionary movement which has swept the Carranza party from power in the republic of Mexico within a month means in the clearest sense that the Mexican people are no longer disposed to tolerate imposition of dictational power by their rulers. The people will not permit any person or group of persons to make the elec tions instead of the people them selves. This movement means the solution of the problems that origi nated the revolution in 1910, which Carranza's government either could not or did not want to solve. Obregon Opposes Misuses. General Obregon, in accepting the nomination for president by the Liberal-Constitutionalist party, de clared he would not tolerate the co existence of elements that have taken advantage of power for pur poses of corruption, but that the government would be based upon absolute morality and honesty should he come to head it. Bonillas accepted the candidacy thrust upon him by Carranza and the govern mental ring, forgetting the consti tution and his word of honor pledged to Obregon in many letters, j Notwithstanding his choice ofi Bonillas, Carranza continued try (Continued on Page Two.) VILLA'S SHARE IN REVOLUTION STILL MYSTERY (By United Pnw ) El Paso, Texas, May 11. Pancho Villa's status in the Mexican revo lution was a mystery here today. General J. Ecobar, commander at Juarez, declared that Villa had announced his intention to give up banditry and had turned bis forces over to revolutionists. Credence was also given a report Villa had notified railway officials that guards no longer were necessary on trains. Observers here, in view of Gen eral P. Elias Calles' announce ment j-esterday that Villa must have no part in the new govern- ' ment' ere waiting for the famous j raider to play his hand. If he should oppose the Sonora movement he ' will be the most serious menace to i a peaceful and stable goverment. it was said. LATE BULLETINS Washington. May 11. The Republican resolution to de. clare war with Germany and Austria at an end was called up in the senate today by Senator Lodge of Massachusetts Re publican leader, who announced that he would keep the meas ure continuously before the senate until a vote. Honolulu, T. H May II. (By the Associated Press.) According to the Toki cor respondent of the Honolulu Ad vertiser, it is reported that Ro land S. Morris United States ambassador to Japan. Intends resigning in the near future to participate in the presidential elections in the United States. Washington. May 11. A res olution requesting President WUsoa to send an American warship and marines to Batnn. on the Black sen, to protect American lives and property at that port and along the railroad to Bakn. was reported nnani monsly today by tne senate for ' ehja relations committee. POSITIVELY CONFIRMED Deposed President Is Re ported Still at Bay With 4,000 Near Puebla. '. BULLETIX. (By Lnited Press.) Vera Cruz. Mexico, May II. (om i. President Carranza. was being detained at Ksper anza today, according to word received here. The Obregon government has sent a commission from Mex ico City to take charge of Can, ranza and provide safe conduct for him to Vent Cruz. At Vera Cruz, it is under stood, Carranza will embark for a foreign port, Practically all Important cities in Mexico are now under the' banner of the revolution ists The report here said Car ranza was accompanied by Gen erals Francisco Murgui. Fran cisco Urquizo and Barranca. American destroyer o. SSi arrived here yesterday. The above dispatch dated noon today at Vera Cruz, con tained nothing to indicate the source of the report, that Car ranza was being detained at Esperanza. Previous dispatch es from various sources had re ported that Carranza had been captured at Apizaco. Esper anza is in the state of Puebla, 60 miles southeast of Apizaco, which Is in the state of Tlax cala. Unconfirmed reports hare been received from revolution, ary sources that, lienerals Mnr guia, Urquizo and Barranca had been captured and executed. Washington, May II. The revolutionary government In Mexico will ask for immediate recognition by the American government. A movement to this end already lias been in. augurated by the revolutionary regime, which has its headquar ters in the state of Sonora, where the revolution first was launched. El Paso, Texas May 1L Activities of Carranza forces in the region about Tampico, which is itself in rebel hands ' is causing the United Stales government considerable con cern, according to a dispatch from representatives of revolu tionists in Washington to lead ers of Ihe movement here, re ceived today. No details were contained in the message. (By the Associated Tress.) While the advices coming through from Mexico on the new revolutionary situation arc fragmentary and contlicting, , they cast considerable doubt on the reports that President Car ranza has been made s pris oner. A Vera Cruz dispatch from, the newspaper El Diciameu, a member of Ihe Associated Press, bearing Monday's date, declared Carranza, who was making an effort to reach Verm Cruz, had broken through the revolutionary lines and was standing at bay with 4,000 men at San Marcos 27 miles north of Puebla, REBELS CLAIM CAPTURE. The revolutionary leaders along the border are still claiming that Carranza has been made a captive, naming I the place of his capture as a j point near Apizaco, in the state .f Hidalgo. These reports however, g-ive few details of ' the capture except to declare j that the entire convoy had been taken with the president, that . three generals who were with ! him. Generals MiinruU. Orquizo -and Barragau, had been exe cuted, a;iil another gcncr.il woun(?l. It was added that President , Carranza had been ordered re turned to Mexico City with all consideration and that none of his party was to be killed or mistreated. APPARENTLY AT IIBEHTT. It wonld appear, however, eteu presupposing Ihe ac curacy of the reports that Car. ranza is still at liberty; that the tituation be finds himself in, according to Vera Cnu ad vices, is precarions . Shift to Politics. Washington, May 11. With prac tically all of Mexico dominated by . revolutionists and Carranza report ed a prisoner, interest here shifted today from the military phases of the situation to the expected politi cal developments. Agents of the : de facto rule professed to believe ; steps would be taken immediately towards, the establishment of a -provisional government, to be suc ceeded as soon as possible by a constitutional regime. Reports received through offtc'al channels continued to Indicate V (.Continued on Page Twelve.) i