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Exclusive Wire SIXTY-THIRD YEA1L 300 SLAIN IN FINAL STAND F0RTAMPICO Victorious Rebels Untan gle Government Left by Fleeing Federals. TO GUARD FOREIGNERS Americans Are Urged to Return to Oil Fields Under Protec tion Offered Them. San Diego. Cal., May 15. A wire less from the battleship California says the insurgents and federals after bat tling for a fortnight for possession of Mazatlan. rested yesterday. Washington. D. C. May 15. Admiral Badger reported that the Mexican fed eral gunboats. Zaragosa and Bravo and tug Tampico. which left Tampico yes terday followed by an American gun boat and two destroyers, were expect ed to reach Puerto Mexico early to roorrow. The gunboat Vera Cruz has been abandoned in Panuco river. Tampico, Mexico, May 13. The con stitutionalists in Tampico are burying their dead and straightening out the tangle of a local government. Every hospital is filled with wound ed men and the dead lie on cots be side men wuo are dying. Dead men lie In the trenches where the federals made their last stand and which were stormed and taken by General Gon zales and his men. No Americans or other foreigners were killed or wounded during the bat tle, which preceded the fall of Tarn pico. The cruiser Des Moines aif3 the gun boat Dolphin steamed up the Panuco riur inH am anchored off the wharf at Tampico. Rear Admiral Mayo Is on v.,.j tvo Mninox Official Information given by Gen-i era! Gonzales places the-nam constitutionalists killed during Wed nesday fighting at 34. He said that 128 of his men were wounded. General Gonzales estimated the number of fed erals killed at 2S0 and more than COO wounded. More than 100 federal dead "Were counted in the trenches where" they tried to turn the rebel charge. Rebel shells fell in the trenches just before the charge was ordered and many fed erals were killed when the shells ex ploded. Military Ruler Flees. Erigadier General Zaragoza, military ' governor of Tamaulipas. and In chief j command of the federal forces in Tarn- ( pico. left this city when it became j evident to him that he could no longer resist the steady approach of the con- stitutionalists or fight them off. When he Kft on a special railway train for San Luis Potosi, carrying with him a etrong military escort, arrangements ; were made for the evacuation 01 lam-t niro bv his forces. More than z.vw men were ordered to the trenches to make a last effort to drive back the constitutionalists, whose firing line was then well within the city's limits. When the trenches were abandoned the fed eral ammunition depot was bkwn vp. General Gonzales with his three bri gade commanders and general staff, en tered Tampico at 1:40 o'clock in the afternoon; then only occasional firing could be heard. ThJ federals bad gone. It was found that except iae ar eenals. which, with their contents, had been destroyed by the retreating fed erals, no buildings in Tampico had been damaged. The rebel fire bad been directed only at the trenches and positions occupied by the federals near the Escuela del Monte. General Con tales had taken every precaution to prevent a possible destruction of Tam pico. Promises to Maintain Order. General Gonzales said: "There ill be no lawlessness la Tampico now. Such acts as character ised the attitude of Huerta's creatures in their relations with foreigners Is not characteristic of the constitution alists. "If the foreigners who left here on account of the lawlessness which oc curred during Huerta's rule of Tampico will return now they will be given every guarantee of protection and safety. "The constitutionalists welcome all Americans and other foreigners who come to us to tak part in our com mercial life." A violent electrical storm in this vicinity after the battle crippled the wireless and other means of com munication. The plight of the federals under Zaragoza, who are retiring in the di rection of San Luis Potosi along the railroad is considered by most who know the country as extremely serious. The constitutionalists have overrun the territory about San Luis Potosi and control a considerable portion of the railroad. Northward toward the federal lines the country is rugged and barren and probably impassable to the u THE ROCK NO. 179. THE WEATHER Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for Rock liUnd, Davenport, Moline and Vicinity- Fair and 'warmer tonight; Saturday Increasing cloudiness and -warmer-gentle winds, moily southerly. Temperature at 7 a. m. 48. Highest yesterday 68; lowest last night 42. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 6 mile per hour. Precipitation none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 30; at 7 a. m. 70. Stage ot water 8.4. a rise of .1 In last 24 hours. J. M. SHERIER. Local Forecaster. ' ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Evening stars: Mars. Venus, Saturn, Morning stars: Mercury, Jupiter. Dan. et Venus, 2 degrees north of Flanet Saturn, due west high up. Red star Aldebaran and Pleiades below; Orion south and Auriga, with the brilliant Capella. north. weary veterans of Tampico, which has long been under siege. In Zaragoza's rear are constitution al forces, elated by victory and ready to press after him. The general be lief here Is that the little force of fed erals will be cut to pieces before It reaches the line south of Saa Luis Potosi. LUDLOW TRAGEDY DUE TO GUNFIRE? Colorado Militia Officers Testify Flames Burst Out After Shooting. Denver. CoU May 15. Rifle fire was turned directly upon the Ludlow tent colony by state troops late on the af ternoon of April 20- after the battle had been in progress for several hours and after strikers in the colony had fired upon the sold'?rs. according to the testimony of Captain C. T. Under felt and Lieutenant M. C. Bigelow at the trial of Major Patrick J. Hamrock before the general court martial. Immediately following, both Linder felt and Bigelow declared, fire started at the extreme northwest corner of the colony, and. fanned by a high west wind and scattered by numerous ex plosions, spread to every quarter of the tent city. Both swore positively that no soldiers entered the colony until after the fire started and that there was no jooung. The witness declared no women or children eJSS1- JliS-J-V mber ornat any time ouring me aay aim iim they believed all had been removed by the strikers early in the morning. Louis Tikas and James Fyler both of whom were killed during the bat tle, and one other were taken prison ers by the soldiers, according to Cap tain Linderfelfs story, but no witness es examined yesterday could tell the exact manner in which the strikers were killed. ".There was a . general rush across the tracks when we saw women and children among the burning tents," Lieutenant Bigelow said. '.'A large number of women and children were rescued. I rescued a woman and child from a pit under one of the tents after removing two trunks, a rug, and a trap door that had been placed over the opening.' Trinidad, Col., May 15. Twenty -five miners imported into the strike region j ! by the Oakdale Coal company to work i . .. . t ..., u-oi-o' in the Oakdale mine, near La vet a, were mopped by United States regulars un- der Captain C. C. Smith Five men were held by Captain Cush man at Primero. a Colorado Fuel & Iron company property, on the ground that they were employed by the com pany in violation of the order of Co-lom-I James Lockett against the im portation of strike breakers. None of the men was arrested or de ported. The two commanders receiv ed orders from military headquarters simply to prevent them going to work in the mines. The developments of the day caused the issuance of a statement of policy by the military authorities. Unless further orders are received from Wash ington the attitude of the army to ward the employment of miners will be as follows: Men brought into th district by the coal companies will not be allowed to work in the mines. Men who come voluntarily seeking employment will be permitted to work. Skilled workmen whose services are needed to prevent the deterioration of property will be permitted to go from one to another mine' owned by the same corporation. At the tame time the military au thorities announced that picketing of railroad stations by strikers wilf not be tolerated. Norwegians Celebrate. Chrlstiania. May 15. King Haakon and Queen Maud opened with imposing ceremonial an exhibition commemora tive of Norwegian independence from Denmark. GREAT NORTHERN TRAIN IS HELD UP Rexford. Mont. May 15. The Orien tal Limited on the Great Northern was held up by two masked men near here early today. The combination bag gage and mail car was detached, run four miles and rifled. FRIDAY, (VIA AS FIGHTS AFTER ORDER NOT TO DO SO Huerta Had Ruled Against Opposing American Vera Cruz Occupation. DEFIES HIS SUPERIOR Peace Mediators Delay Date of Niagara Falls Meeting to Accommcdate Mexicans. San Francisco, Cal- May 15. That Huerta Issued specific instructions to Gen. Gustave Maas, commanding Mex ican federals at Vera Cruz, to offer no opposition to the landing of American forces there, and that the orders were disobeyed by Maas. on his own re sponsibility, is the statement of E. De Morelos. a Mexican architect, here from Vera Cruz. "I talked with Maas the evening of April 20," said De Morelos. "He told me he had received such orders, but he said. 'I am going to resist, notwith standing On receiving news of the landing of Americans, Maas fled at 9 o'clock the morning of April 21. leav ing his sword, flag decorations. and personal effects in his residence." De Morelos said Maas' daughter, wife of a Spanish resident, begged the French consul to recover her father's sword and flag decorations. This the consul did. Mediator Visit President. Washington. D. C, May 15. Open ing of the negotiations of the South American mediators in the Mexican controversy at Niagara Falls. Ontario, has been postponed until May 20, the state department anounced today. It was originally scheduled for May 18. The delay was arranged on request of the Bra-ilian ambassador in order that .. i j.is,otM -who are speed- km KAWiiwuTa'Trom "Key Wear, riii? i . . ...... i,,riiH in .heir trio to not De uuuuij - - Niagara Falls. . The South American mediators to day paid a formal visit of farewell to President Wilson before departing for Niagara Falls. All the ceremonial of formal diplomatic intercourse marked the call of the envoys. In the blue room the president with his military and naval aides attired in full dress uniforms, greeted the envoys. Wilson wished them success on their mission and expressed the hope that when they return to Washington they will have found a solution of the Mexican problem that has confronted the Uni ted States for three years. Upon the three mediators devolves the real bur den of the conference. They are to make all suggestions and initiate all moves. The American representatives will be only a medium of communication between the United States and the i . . nn antoeranh letter meuittvtn n " - from the president instructing them to act. Frederick Lehmann and Justice Lamar, the American representatives, were at the state department today familiarising themselves with the work ahead. Departures Delayed. In view of the postponement of the peace conference the envoys decided to delay their departure for Niagara Falls. The Brazilian ambassador had planned to leave today and the Chil ean minister tomorrow. The Argen tine minister announced he could not say definitely when he would leave. It Is thought possible the Mexican repre sentatives will meet the mediating en voys in Washington and that a prelim inary conference will be held here be fore the entire peace party proceeds to Niagara Falls. Confidence that mediation would be ultimately successful in bringing peace in Mexico, despite temporary delay, was expressed by cabinet officers aft er today's meeting. The cabinet meet ing brought out no vital develop ments, the discussion about policy be ing brief and general. Activity which began yesterday at government arsenals 'and coast artil lery posts, follows precautionary ar rangements of the war department in the Mexican situation. Secretary Gar rison said. Golfer Are Warned. New York, May 15. In a letter now helne sent to secretaries of clubs in Its organisation, the United States rioif association sounds a warning to amateur golf players who are treading on the border line of professionalism. "Owlnr to the fact that certain sit nations now exist." says the letter, "it is necessary to change section 7 of the hv.iawH of this association nicn oe- finea the status of an amateur golf nlnver " Tha "situations" complained of In fh letter include the writing of arti cles for money on how to play certain shots; accepting free board from ho tels to play in tournaments held for artvertlBine purposes and accepting certain makes of golf clubs and balls ISLAND AEGU MAY 15, 1914. TWENTY Spend Terribe Year in Brazil Jungle 1 I tl n- ' ' ; v"1'. s - I ' F Tf:..-i. 'LrA"il v I :r -..IK IK Dr. William C, Farabee, Philadelphia, Pa., May 15. After a terrible year in the jungles and unex plored regions of northern Brazil, members of the University of Pennsyl vania's exploring expedition, led by Dr. William C. Farabee, have reached Georgetown, British Guiana. News of the expedition's arrival back in civili sation has just been received at the uni versity. The party left this city in March, 1913, on the steam yacht Penn sylvania. The experiences described by Dr. Farabee are similar to those that are said to have befallen members of Col. Theodore Roosevelt's party in Cent ral and Southern Brazil. Fever racked, barefoot and with their clothing torn to shreds from months of contact with jungle growth. Dr. Farabee and his followers mustered their fast-ebbing strength and made a final dash to reach civilization be fore death overtook them. Then ammunition ran low and they were constantly menaced by starva- tion, being dependent upon the abil ity of the native members of the ex pedition to shoot game with bows and arrows. Frequently, when game was scarce. iS ARE -.... BURNED l)fSUS Arsons Squads Apply Torch to Costly Structures at Cdunty Cricket Grounds. London. England, May 15. Arson squads of suffragets today destroyed costly grandstands at the County cricket grounds in Birmingham and London. General" Mrs. Drummond and Mrs. Dacre Fox, suffragets, today were sen tenced to a month each for disturbing the peace by camping on doorsteps of the residences of Sir Edward Carson and Lord Lansdowne. The prisoners interrupted the evidence and jeerea at the magistrate while he was pro nouncing sentence. When ordered to cells the women became violent, and eight policemen dragged them scream ing and snrieKing irom uib enclosure. STRIKERS RIOT AT RATTAN FACTORY Loyal Workers and Breakers, on Street Cars, Are Assault ed Property Damaged. Wakefield. Mass.. May 15. Strike sympathizers numbering more than a thousand men and women, mostly for eigners, made a riotous demonstration in the vicinity of the rattan factory of Heywood Brothers and Wakefield. where a strike ,has been in progreaa several weeks. Factory windows were hrnkn and electric cars held up ana searched for loyal workers and strike breakers, many of whom were assault ed. The police had difficulty in hand ling the crowd. . Indicted for Duryea's Murder. v--w vork. May 15. Charles B. Dur- yea. who killed his father. General Hi ram Duryea. as indicted today tor n thn first degree. At the m time the district attorney moved In court that two physicians be ap pointed to investigate nis iu"". wheeTerTjnable TO ACCEPT PLACE Washington, D. C. May 15. The president has received a letter from Harry A. Wheeler of Chicago, vice nreaident of the Continental Trust company, declining membership on the federal reserve board because of bus- onnnections wnich he .cannot sever. fines . - TWO PAGES. steam yacht Pennsylvania and its commander. Captain J. H. Rowan. they subsisted for days on nuts and fruit and the heads of palm trees. The last part of the struggle to civili zation and safety was fraught with all the dangers of the wild country. The explorers spent four weeks fighting the perils of the Corentyne river, and several times narrowly es caped death in shooting the rapids. As the result of Its first year's work the expedition has discovered a dozen hitherto unknown tribes, h-s made vocabularies of their languag es, has collected all sorts of ethno logical and other specimens, has taken many photographs, has discov ered new rivers, and has put on the map for the first time a portion of Northern Brazil and the southern portion of the Guianas. In referring to the discovery of the new tribes. Dr. Farabee writes: "From Dec. 16 to April 1 we were among tribes who never had laid eyes on white men before. All those tribes were very interesting, none having seen matches or guns, salt or clothing. All wanted fishhooks and many got their first ones, from us. I made measurements of men and women, took photographs and recorded languages. We visited the lOSIQN IS -CHALLENGE JUL: FATAL TO TEN PLANTHANDS Factory of a Rubber Com pany in Detroit Blown to Pieces. DEBRIS IS HURLED FAR Bcdy of One of Victims Is Driv en Through Wall of De stroyed Building. Detroit, -Mich.. May 15. Ten men were killed and three terribly injured by an explosion this forenoon which blew the plant of the Mexican Crude Rubber company to pieces. There were 25 employes working in the plant. rioi survivors are accounted for. Gasoline is believed responsible. Most of the victims killed were me chanics. One body was blown tnrougn the building. Three others were burned beyond recognition. The three removed to the hospital are not ex pected to survive. Doaens of windows in nearby building were shattered. The survivors said a vat containing a large quantity of molten rubber ex ploded. The plant, a one-story con crete building in West Detroit, was al most obliterated. Other Buildings Riddled. Flying chunks of substance riddled adjoining buildings and concrete blocks were found more than two blocks from the scene. The factory of the Commerce Motor company. 100 feet from the rubber concern, was badly damaged. Nobody in the building was seriously hurt. Scores of pedestrians had narrow es capes. One man said he heard a roar and the concrete factory seemed to SDlit in three huge pieces, two of which "melted away." and the third shot high in the air. broke -in frag ments, and went whizzing In every direction. . Several hours after the explosion all employes had not been accounted for, and this led to reports that pos sibly 14 were killed. This afternoon it was known 11 were killed, two bodies are said to be still in the ruins, another man was dying, and three more were thought fatally injured. following tribes in Southern British Guiana: Waiwai, Parikutut, Waime, Chikena, Katiawan. Toneyan. Diow, Kumayenas and Urukwanas. ' None of these tribes is mentioned in the late D. G. Brinton's list of American races. They were studied by Dr. Farabee for the first time by white men. These are in addition to a number of new tribes found on the Brazilian side of the Divide. In January the party attained Its furthest east, near the border of Dutch Guiana. Owing to the scarc ity of food and ammunition, the ex pedition divided. Dr. Church return ing to Manaos with the scientific col lections. Dr. Farabee, Mr. Oglivie, a Scotchman who had lived for 24 years among the natives of North ern Brazil, and four natives proceeded with the explorations. An effort was made to go due east to the coast, but this was found to be impossible because of the high mountain ranges and lack of sup plies. "When I left Philadelphia," said Dr. Farabee, "I weighed 193 pounds. When we reached the Dutch post I weighed 145 pounds in bare feet and bare head." CUPWONBYSCOT Frazer- Hale, Chicago, One of Americans Defeated in Sandwich Contest. Sandwich, England, May 15. John Graham, Jr.,' Scottish member of the Royal Liverpool Golf club, won St. George's champion grand challenge cup with an aggregate score for 36 holes of 146. Among the American competitors, Frazer Hale of Chicago made the course in 166. Graham In taking the cup which is valued at $2,500, repeated his perform ance of 1904, when he carried off the trophy. Hunstanton, England, May 15. Miss Cecile Leith won the British women's golf championship, defeating Miss Gladys Ravenscroft, champion of the United States, two up and one to play. Miss Cecile Leitch is the best of the quintette of sisters who figured in the championship matches the last few years. TRAIN HITS AUTO; THREE ARE DEAD Edwardsville, 111.,. May 15. John Stuckwisch, his wife, and Oscar Mau- rer, brother of Mrs. Stuckwisch, all of Marine, 111., were killed at Kaufman, 111., when their automobile was .struck by a railroad train today. The train crew said the automobile ran into the train. NORDICA'S $1,000,000 GEMS BEQUEATHED TO FAMILY New Vork, May 15. The notable col lection of jewels, valued at $1,000,000, including the famous Nordica pearl and other gems almost priceless because of their flawlessness and beauty, was dis posed of by Mine. Lillian Nordica, the singer, in her will, some details of which became known yesterday. In addition to the jewels, Mme.. Nor dica disposed of other property valued at several hundred thousand dollars Her husband, George Wv Voung, the New York banker, and her three sis ters. It is understood, are her chief legatees. ROOSEVELT ASKS FOR QUIET RETURN New York. May 15. Owing to the state of Colonel Roosevelt's health, members of his family have requested that no public reception be arranged on his arrival at New York from Bra zil next week. Any reeeption for the colonel will be arranged after his ar rival, It i intimated. HOME EDITION PRICE TWO CENTS. THREEFOUND MURDERED IN H DM OHIO Harley Beard, Aged 18, an Employe, Taken in Chi cago, Confesses. SLAIN ARE PROMINENT Throats of Mother and Daugh ter Cut and Head of the Son Battered in. Ironton, Ohio, May 15. Mrs. Dennis Massie, 75, her son Robert and daugh ter Mary, both past 45, were murdered last night in their country home, 25 miles from Ironton. They were prom inently connected 'in this city. Mary was found in the kitchen with her hands tied behind her back and Ler throat cut, Robert in the back yard with his head battered in, and the mother in the front yard with her throat ut and skull crushed. The police claim the positions of the bodies indicate an r attack on the daughter. A search is being made for Harley Beard, employed on the place. " Chicago. 111., May 15. Harley Beard, aged 18, arrested here this afternoon, confessed the murder of three persons on a farm near Ironton, Ohio, Wednes day afternoon. , Youth Desoribes Crime. Beard with perfect calmness and In the presence of several detectives, said he first teat his victim on the head with a stick of wood, then cut her throat with a raiior. - "I worked for the Maastes all win ter," the youth said. "They treated me pretty rough, particularly bod. Last Monday morning about 4 o'clock. Mary and I got up and hitched the PR . t . ir. .ninff . Tfnvitin tV lor xjuu. no wo fiviua w " buy some furniture. Mary rouowea me to my room. I ordered her out ana uijuancicu. ... . - -- scolded me. Bob returned at 11 at night and Mary's story was told to him. He didn't say much to me rues- day, but Wednesday afternoon he tried to hit me with a hatchet. Takes Money and Watches. The confession then recites that Bob then started for the house. Beard fol- Beard reached a stairway he picked up stake and felled Bob. Mary came running up and she was also . felled. The mother met the same fate. Then he cut their throats with a rasor. A message from the sheriff says that after he kiled his victims Beard ran- sacKea uie nouse uu oiuw auu two gold watches. TWO MORE ARMY FLYERS ARE DEAD Lieutenant Empson and Lieu tenant Dudmore Killed Dur- ' ing- England Flight. , . . T-1 , a If.. . JNOrtn Aiienon, r.ngia.uu, raaj xo.-rr i Two more British army aviators were killed near here today during a com bined flight by squadron and military aeroplanes from Scotland to Salisbury Plain. The victims were Lieutenant Emp son and Sergeant Dudmore, acting as mechanic. While trying to land in a dense fog the machine struck . the ground sharply and overturned. The occupants were killed by the motor falling on them. MISS SELLERS ON DUTY PENDING TEST OF LAW Springfield, 111., May 15. Miss Mary Sellers, accompanied by her counsel and fiance, J. M. Connery, came to Springfield yesterday in response to an order to report at the auditor's of fice for .work. She was assigned to duty and will remain here until hei status under the civil service law :s3 definitely fixed. Attorney Connery takes the positloa that the reinstatement ot Miss Sellers, does mot comply with the order of the)' court in the proceedings which she brought against the auditor and which, recently were terminated by a supreme court decision upholding the constitu tionality of the civil service law. Con nery says ahe should have been given her former position la the Chicago of fice of the departsrifent the ofllce from, which the auditor removed her. Auditor Brady declared he was act ins on the advice of the civil service commission, which had informed him that the transfer of Miss Seller from Chicago to Sprinxfle'd would be legal. It was intimated that contempt pro ceedings would be instituted in Cook county to ascertain whether the audi tor has actually complied with tha, court's order.