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S4 - PICKENS, S. C., JULY 23, 1914
Established 1871 -Volume 44
To Big (
A gathering of twelve or fif
teen hwndred people heard the
candidates for United States
senate speak here last Friday.
Though tbe weather was threat
ening the majority of the crowd
listened to all the 'candidates.
There was no d'sorder. Blease
red badges were much in evi
The large crowd was very
orderly and it is to the credit of
the people of Pickens county
that considering its size this was
t h e be s t behaved audience
which has assembled to hear
the candidates since the cam
pain opened. The Sentinel is
-proud of the general conduct of
the people of our county at this
meeting, and we know better
than ever that Pickens county
is the best county in'this great
state. The only regret we have
Is that every one of the audience
did not remain to hear the
speech of Mr. Jennings, who,
undoubtedly made the best
speech of the day. While we
are not supporting this candi
date for office, fairness forces us
to "hand it to him."
The candidates did not arrive
here at the time expected and. it
was 11 o'clock before fhe speak
ing commenced. In the mean
time the county treasurer's of
fice was appropriated as tempor
ary headquarters of the support
ers of the governor.
The meeting was called to
order by County Chairman G.
F. Norris and Rev. D. W. Hiott
offered a prayer. W. P. Pollock
was the first speaker.
He opened by saving that
he had never visited Pickens
before, he had served in the
legistature with some of the
best citizens of Pickens county.
He declared that in presenting
the records of his opponents
he would not make personal
references-, that he would not
insult'ianyone or stand for an
insult. He paid his respects to
Senator Smith's record, declar
ing. however, that the Senator
had not enough record to talk
long about, Mr. Pollock reviewed
Gov. Blease's record, saying it
contained so many things the
Governor could not explain that
he (Blease) would not attempt
to do so. In connection with
the Governor's pardon record the
speaker referred to the pardon
of "Portland Ned" and read a
parody on "Old King Cole,"
which amused the crowd. He
referred to the appointment on
the Governor's staff of J. Preston
Gibson. James Sottile and Ed
win Hirsch. calling them "a
sweet bunch" to be saluted by
militia of the state. He told the
people that they were being lined
up with "dagoes" when they
went f >r Blease.
Senator Smith, in replying tc
the attack of Mr. Pollock, waxed
somewhat humorous and
brought several hearty laughs
from the crowd. He said Mr.
Pollock paid him the compli
ment of saying he had talked
cotton in the senate. The sena
tor caused some merriment at
the expense of his other "pieces
of lawyers" opponents, declar
ing he was going back to the
Senate despite "the world, the
flesh, the devil and these law
yers." He then launched into
his cotton speech, reviewing his
work in and out of the senate
for the farmers- He told of the
fight he had made against the
wall street "gang" and the bill
regulating the cotton exchange
which he wrote and - which
Before the conclusion of Sen
ator Smith's speech it started to
rain and Charles Lyon, sheriff
of Abbeville county, held an
umbrella over him. Senator
Smith was interrupted by a
giav haired farmer who pre
sented him with a'; mi ature
hal'e of cotton on behalf of the
"farmers of Pickens county."
The Senator gracefully and sen
timentaly acknowledged t h e
gift, then resumed his speech.
at the conclusion of w hich he
was presented a wreath of beau
C. L. Blease was the third
speaker and was given hearty
applause by his followers.
Governor Blease declared false
a report he said had been circu
lated that he charged a man five
dollars for the prv lege of see
ing his wife who was in the In
sane Asylum, and called upon
t he man w~ho circulated the re
port to say that he had done the
Governor an injustice. The
party doing so. The Governor
also denied anot her report which
he said had been circulated that
he had pardoned a negi-o who
was serving thirty years for at
tempted criminal assault. He
saidl another negro of same
name, convicted of assault and
battery, had been pardloned, and
read the names of several prom
inent Pickens citizens who asked
for the pardon. "As long as
that class of men asks me to do
anything I'm going to do it,"
declared t h e Governor. The
Governor predicted that if an
Anti-Bht ase Governog is elected
,rowd Here Frida3
requiring registration certifi
cates for voting in the primary
but he did not think it possibli
for any one but a Bleasite to be
Another angle of attack wa
taken on the primary rule
again today. The governor sai
that in the general election th,
governor appoints the commis
sioners and these in turn ap
point the managers, According
to the new primary rules thi
executive committee appoint
the managers of the primar,
and the governor said that i
would bt seen to that it woul<
be seen to that all these wer
Blease was given a grea
broad-brimmed Panama hat
and a wreath of beautiful flow
ers at the conclusion of hi:
L. D. Jennings was the las
speaker and devoted the majo:
portion of his time to a discus
sion of the governor's record.
This speaker got one of thi
most attentive hearing give
during the campaign, becausi
of the tactful, broad minde<
and reasonable manner in whici
he appealed to his audience.
He told the Pickens voter
that he admired the goyerno
for his frankness.
"You can always tell wher
t h e governor stands," t h 1
speaker added, "but I don'
agree with him as to his idea
of government." In discussinj
the governor's pardon record
Mr. Jennings said that he be
lieved that the judge who hear'
all the testimony knew mor
about the justice of the sentenc
imposed than the governor. cer
tainly more than those wh
sign petitions promiscuously
wit hout any knowledge as to th
merits of the particular case.
"If you believe that the tim
has come when our jury systen
has become antiquated, then i
is your duty to vote for the gov
ernor," the speaker added:
"What will be the result o
this method, if continued fou
more years?" the speaker asked
"Is a man's life safe now
Is your property safe? Is a wo
man's virtue protected unde
t h e present system?" Thes,
were some of the question
-which- the speaker put to hi
-In defending the new prim ar:
rules. Mr. Jennings asked hov
the governor's friends were ti
be disfranchised, as the chie
executive had charged, if all hi
friends had enrolled, as the gov
Mr. Jennings urged all th
citizens to get together for th
good of South Carolina, say in
he wanted it understood that h
was on the side of law. orde
Made For Bleas4
T'he tension which has hel<
the senatorial party all the wa:
in the tour through the Pied
mont broke at Greenville Satur
day, and for a few moments a
least converted the politica
camp into a surging, struggling
howling mob. One innocen
enough looking question wa
the cause of the explosion
which has been threatenini
When the governor was speak
ing, J. W. Norwood, presiden
of the Norwood National bank
said to be the sec'ond wealthies
bank in the State, asked th<
Ichief * xecutive:
"How about Dr. McIntosh?'
The governor's answer was
When I get to Columbia I ex
pect to request Dr. Melntosh t<
take a seat on the stand. I'I
answer that question then an<
not behind his hack as a cowart
Calling the c'hwif executive:
"damned liar." Mr. Norwoo<
swept aside the policemen stand
ing beside the little swingins~
gates to the inclosed stand an<
rushed toward 1 he governor
fghtimr his way against othe
policemen and State detective
who sprang between. It wa
n ith difficulty thatthe infuriat
ed man was forced backwar<
don the ten-foot steps, it re
quiring the combined efforts o
half a dozen stalwart men ty
keep him from breaking throug]
and getting to the governor.
From all sides the audienc
closed ini and Mr, Norwood wa
pressed back in a strugglin
mass equally determined to ge
inlto the melee. Nobody wa
badly hurt, though many o
those in the mixup were strucl
with fists about the face an<
The Best Medicine in the Worki
" M h little girl had dysenter'
ery had. I thoudit"srwoulh
die Chamberlain's Colic, Chol
era and Diarrhoea Rbmedy cures
her, and I can truthfully sa3
that. I think it is the best medi
cine in the world," wites Mrs
William Orvis, Clare, 1ich, Foi
eale ly all ,1aeme - AT
Pleasant Grove News
We had a good rain July 15.
Mrs. J. P. Anders, who has
been very sick for some time, is
W. M. Davis of Norris spent
a several days with Mr. Barker
- during his illness and death.
Prayer meeting at this place
3 every Saturday night at early
3 candle light. Everybody is in-i
I vited to attend.
* Greg T. Mauldin, candidate
for county auditor, was through
this section last week shaking
hands and ma king friends
Dan Barker of Greenville spent
several days with his uncle, B.
B. Barker, during his sickness
and was at his bedside when he
Friends who are interested in
t the Pleasant Grove graveyard
are requested to meet at the
church on Friday before the sec
cond Saturday in August. Meet
ing will commence at this place
b on Friday night before the sec
r ond Sunday in August.
- Last Monday evening, July
13, 1914, the spirit of B. B. Bar
a ker passed to its eternal reward.
i Mr. Barker was contined to his
3 bed about four weeks with com
I plicated diseases. He bore his
i sufferings and nevei murmured.
He was 50 years of age and has
3 bad been living in this section
r about 18 years. He leaves a
widow and four sons, five broth
a ers and one sister, as follows:
I D. L, and D. C. Barker of this
t section, W. P. Barker of Oconee
s county. A. B. Barker of Ala
r bama, J. S. Barker of Calhoun,
and his sister. Mrs. N. S. McGill
of Roosevelt, Ga. Mr. Barker
I had been married twice, his first
a wife being a daughter of W. A.
e Fortner of this section. The
- widow who now mourns his
) death was Miss Lina Lankford of
Marietta. Mr. Barker will be
, greatly missed from his com
munity. He was always ready
n and willing to lend a helping
i hand to the distressed and needy.
t He was buried the day follow
- ing death at Pleasant Grove
church. The funeral was con
f ducted by Rev. J. E. Foster, the
r pastor. A large circle of rela
tives and friends mourn his
? death. May the Lord's blessings
- comfort his family in this sorrow.
r A FARMER.
9 HARROWING EXPERIENCE.
"Good morning, Wiggers."
7 "Good morning, Dobbs. How are
"I'm not feeling well. I had a night
mare last night."
"Tell me about it."
"I dreamed I 'was riding in my own
"That isn't so bad."
e "But this blamed machine wouldn't
a stay on the ground and when it turned
( turtle a mile up in the air I woke
3 bathed in a cold perspiration."
The American GIrl.
"There's something. very simple and
charming and direct about the Ameri
can girl," said Bishop Blougram at a
dinner in Seattle.
1 "Once, in the far west, I married a
pretty American girl to a cowboy.
"'Do you take this man for better
or worse?' I asked her In the wonted
"She shrugged her supple shoulders.
"'I can't tell till I've had him
awhile,' she said."
IN T HE WOODS.
ISquirrel-Please, sir, can I git into
the Ancient Order of Aviators?
Owl-On what grounds?
Squirrel-I got an ancestor what was
a flyin' squirrel.
r Like a Drunken Sailor.
He is a seasoned pilot.
-, I'm very free to state,
But when he's "half-seas-over,"
- He cannot navigate.
-Wondered If It Were a Hint.
Mr. Slowboy-It seems to me that
you are rather cold and indifferent.
Miss Wise-On the contrary, I am
Sfull of affection.
Mr. SlowboyIt doesn't reveal itself
when I am around.
3 Miss Wise-It's there, just the same;
but it has to be squeezed out of me.
31 Little to Lose.
"They tell me," said Mr. Bobbetts.
"that the automobile is absolutely de
structive of humilty:."
"Wa-al, that ain't tnuch of an objec
tion," said the rub'al sage. "They
ain't so much humility left in the land
Iithese days that the 10ss of it'll come to
I: Jefferson Wpas Right.
"Do you truly and honestly believe
that all men are born~ free and equal?"
asked Jlmpson of thte genial philos
"I sure do," replied ~e G. P. "Free
-of all responsibility az~equal to not
14esthan thre squmare eas a ayv."
Buying for' Two.
*poor woman called at a public
ho~the other day and asked for a
qztporter. It was measured off
'to her gallon jug. She then
aseranother quart, to be put into
the same vesseL
"And why not ask for.hbalf a gallon
and be done with it?"
"Och, bless your soul, it's for two
Matter Not Mentioned.
"In the stone age," said Mr. Meek
tn, in tones that trembled a little, "a
an proposed by hitting a woman with
"Yes!" replied his wife, with a
eely glare, "but they are careful not
osay what happened after they went
thousekeeping and the woman got
hr hands -on a few crude but hefty
"Come on up to the house for din
nr, old man."
"No, not tonight Your wife won't
"That's just why I want you to
cme. Whenever she's done anything
don't like I always get even by ta
ng some one she doesn't expect
hme to dinner."
"Do you think your sister would
lik to slide downhill with me?"
"Surest thing, you know. She's so
nd of sliding downhill, she don't care
who she's with."
rmaFor the Dude.
Myflame you cannot smother.
I've a spark upon one end
And a vacuum on the other.
"When a railroad is completed they
ways drive a golden spike at the
"What of it?"
"When the English militants get the
ballot I s'pose they will signalize the
fiish- of the campaign by throwing a
old-plated brick through a stained
"Did you read where an explorer had
dscovered a fur bearing fish in the
"No, but I think it was excusable."
"For a fish to wear furs?"
"No, for a man to discover one.
They must have to drink something to
eep from freezing."
In the Kitchen.
"Why have you flour and molasses
inall these saucers?"
'Mother, we girls are trying to find
ut whom we are going to marry."
"All right. And while you are peer
ig into the future, just see if you can't
deterwrne who is going to wash all
tbeee-noild dishes." -
PRIDE OF THE NATION.
S. S. Shubert, the theatrical man
tiger, was praising the American chor
"She is not only prettier," said Mr.
Shubert, "than her English or French
or Italian sister, but she is also bright
er, gayer, wittier. It's a pleasure to
hear her talk.
"Two chorus girls were lunching
near me the other day. Their skirts
were slashed, and they wore those
smart new-fangled shoes that fasten
with ribbon-narrow ribbon running
In criss-cross up their long, slim, silk
"Tve got no Use for your rah-rah
cTllege boy,' said the first chorus girl,
swinging her shapely foot in and out
of her slashed skirt. 'He reminds me
of a china doll.'
"'Why?' asked nd ther girl. 'Be
cause he's so pink and pretty?'
c "'No,' said the first chorus girl. 'Be
cause he gets broke so soon.'
IN THE BARNYARD.
"Look! Did you ever see anything
sweeter than those little ducklings?"
"H'm! Worth about 15 cents a
pound, and my chicks will bring 20 in
"I cannot tell the 'b' from 'd' "
Sobbed seven-year-old Jack.
"The 'd' has got," his sister said,
"Its tummy on its back."
"And you refuse to act as guide for
me this season?"
"Just nachelly got to refuse."
"I paid you well last season, did I
"Ain't got no kick on the pay, and
you didn't hit me oncet, but didn't you
just say you had been practicing shoot
ing during the summer?"
Oh, to Be Like Him!
Mrs. Newlywed-Henry, do you re
member Jack Watson? Well, he has
iust been married, and to a girl of
absolutely no family at ail.
Mr. Newlywed (looking sadly around
at the collection of his wife's rela
tives)-"A-a-a-h-h me! Some men do
have good luck.-Puck.
Sport and Safety.
"Is there any way to let these city
hunters kill a deer without hurting
each other?" asked one guide.
"Not as I know of," answered the
other, "unless you turn 'em loose with
blank cartridges and give the deer a
chance to laugh himself to death."
"Say, Willie, I'm going your way.
Would you mind giving me a lift?"
"Sure. Git in front of me sled and
let me get a good start-"
- PhysiologIcal Note. '
If we grew bald in proportion as we
grow wise, some of us would still be
upholstered'a foot thick on top.-Dal
: MARGESON'S MANNERS ,
By M. M'MASTER.
As many times as Margeson had
called on Kitty Elsler he had never
ventured to ques
tion her regard
ing the sister who
sat sewing so qui
etly in the next
Often he had
wondered at the
.0' constant plying of
the needle, yet
him asking if It
was the usual
trousseau B h e
was working on.
While talking with
the vivacious Kitty, Margeson's eyes
wandered to the gold-crowned head of
the girl in the other room. The light
under which she embroidered cast her
head into brilliant relief against the
shadowed tapestry of her high-backed
"One would think my little sister
was going- t% be a German housewife
from the amount of embroidery she
does," Kitty had once said with a
little laugh. "It almost flingsmeinto
nervous prostration to see her'-Q
"Your sister doesn't seem to care
much for us," Margeson had comment
ed on one occasion.
"Evidently she prefers weaving
dreams into her dower chest," laughed
Again Margeson longed to ask who
the lucky man might be, yet he real
ized that if confidence was not offered
him he had no right to seek it.
So through the evenings of a long
supposed courtship of her sister Kitty,
Molly watched Margeson, all unknown
to the young man himself.
It was not until Kitty announced her
engagement to Dick Halsey that Mar
geson really became acquainted with
The rejected suitor found himself
escorting'Molly to all the theaters par
ties, dances and picnics given in hon
or of the engaged pair.
When the great wedding took place
I It was he who acted as best man,
while Molly was the maid of honor.
"We want good-looking attendants!"
Kitty had laughingly said. "You and
Molly are an ideal pair."
"I wish we were a pair," sighed
Margeson, when, after the ceremony,
he and Molly stepped into the tiny
brougham to drive back for the wed
"I don't believe you feel so dread
fully broken up over Kitty's mar
riage," ventured Molly.
"I am not," ventured Margeson. "But
there is another wedding coming off
one of the days that will mean the
end of the world to me."
Molly glanced swiftly at him, and a
delicate color suffused her cheeks.
"You seem to be more or less unfor
tunate In your selections," she said,
because she was scarcely aware of
what was behind his serious eyes.
The remainder of the drive was
vaguely troubled both for Molly and
Margeson. He, believing her to be en
gaged, refrained from adding to his
already puzzling statement. As for
Molly, she was dimly conscious of an
It was not until two hours later dur
ing his drive home with his sister
that Margeson- was really enlightened
to the state of affairs.
"Jimmy-I never could see how you
took a fancy to Kitty when that ador
able sister of her's was anywhere in
the horizon!" Margeson's sister said
frankly. She was more or less star
ted at the dull color that swept Into
her brother's face.
"Molly would make ten of Kitty, in
my estimation," she added.
"Evidently that Is what some lucky
fellow thought," muttered Margeson.
"What do you mean?" his sister
turned questioning eyes on him.
"Molly has been engaged ever since
I met her."
'-Molly engaged! To whom?"
"I don't know to whom," explained
"Then how do you know she is en
gaged?" queried EtheL.
"'Well-she sits sewing all the time
and Kitty hinted that it was a doWer
chest she was making," Margeson said
a trifle unsteadily.
Ethel cast a swift glance at her
"Goose!" she said affectionately.
"That was just Kitty's way of keep
ing you boys to herself-by giving the
impression that Molly was already
Margeson was a man of rather quicki
action when once his mind was made
up. He drove home, however, with his
sister before returning to the Elsler
He found Molly still in the soft
pink maid-of-honor frock. She glanced
up in surprise when Margeson was
shown into the drawing room.
"-Molly,"~ said Margeson, "I have
been under the impression that you
were engaged all this time. Are you?'
'Not that I am aware of," laughed
Molly with a swift blush.
Margeson drew nearer and put his
arms closely about her.
"I love you, girl," he told her, "and
I could not possibly wait while you
make another trousseau. You can
Imake it afterward-I will have a big
amber light put in-just for you to
When Molly was permitted the use
of her lips for vocal expression, all
she said was, "I am glad I was not
engaged, for I would have loved you
Modern organic chemistry has a lan
guage of its own. The following is ax
Iexample from a recent article: "The
dianhybride of 188.8.131.52-napthalenetetra
carboxylic acid was heated for three
hours at 170 degrees C with four times
its weight of the diethyl-ester of ma
Ionic acid, together with twice its
weight of zinc chloride, whereby- 5.10.
diketo-3.8-dhydroxypyrene was formed
which on distillation with zinc dusi
Igave pyrene, recognized by its charac
teristic picrate, m. pt. 223 degrees C."
WITHIN TWO WEEKS
WASHING TREATS WITH ZEPATA
TO LEAD HIM FROM RE
WANT CARABAJAL TO RESIGN
And New President is Willing to Give
Government into Hands of Gen
eral Carranza Conditionally.
Washington.-Every influence and
diplomatic agency at the disposal of
the government Is working for Imme
diate peace in Mexico.
I The administration is convinced
that, with the elimination of Huerta,
the factions in Mexico wil be drawn
together quickly. To assure restora
tion of normal conditons without fur
ther bloodshed, officials here are
exerting themselves to smooth the
way for a new and stable administra
tion which shall be recognized by the
Not only is the American govern
Luent at this moment counseling Gen
e'it-& .rranza to arrange with Fran
Cisco C.. Huerta's successor, for
the peacefu t sfer of the govern
ment at Mexico-- to the Constitu
tionalists, but it I -t known the
administration is indit-a in com
munication with Zapata, 1er of
the revolution in Southern Me -
Zapata has 24,000 men, and to
most of them are poorly equipped
I they would constitute a serious men
ace, to a new government if they re
mained in revolution. Zapata who
demands agrarian reforms, made com
mon cause with the Constitutional
ists and obtained supplies from them
with which to fight the Huerta gov
ernment. It is not known yet, how
ever, whether he will lay down his
arms in favor of Carranza.
The United States Is using its in
fluence through friends of Zapata to
bring him into harmony with the
peace program and an emissary from
General Carranza is now on his way
to confer with him.
These activittes on the part of the
American government result from a
desire that when the Constitutional
ists are installed in Mexico City and
comply with the conditions prerequi
site to formal recognition, 'there shall
be an end to revolution in Mexico
with Its ever-threatening internation
Carranza has been informed that
1- e must conduct his triumph tem
perately; that an amnesty for politi
cal offenders be declared and the
rights of the clergy and other foreign
ers who have suffered, especially
Spaniards, be given due respect.
STRIKERS bEFEAT GUARDS.
Pitched Battle Near Fort Smith, Ark.,
Between Hundreds of Men.
Fort Smith, Ark.--After a pitched
battle between several hundred strik
ing coal miners and their sympathiz
ers and 100 guards stationed at the
Prairie Creek mines of the Mammoth
Vein Coal Company near Fort Smith
which ended in the rout of the
guards, tipples of three mines were
destroyed by fire and .dynamite. The
pi-operty damage Is estimated at $200,
000. So far as can be ascertained no
one was kiled or seriously wounded
in the fighting, which began shortly
after day break and continued until
late In the day, when the mine guards
retreated after their ammunition was
Rioters held possession of the mines
for several hours, wrecking the plants
with torch and explosives.
County officials went to the scene
late in the day, but before they ar
rived the attacking party had dis
The rioting was a culmination ol
a series of disturbances which have
occurred at Intervals since the con
tract with the United Mine Workers
was abrogated last March and an
nouncement made that the properties
owned by the Bache-Denman Coal
Company, but leased by the Mammoth
Vein Company would be operated oni
an "open shop" basis.
Constitutionalists Will Not Last.
Havana.-The former Mexican min
ister of commerce. Querido Moheno,
prior to his departure here for New
York, via Key West, said Huerta's
resignation was no surprise to him
and expressed the belief that a con
stitutional government would be
short lived. "Within ninety days,"
he added, '-the people who are now
shouting aproval will cry leath to the
revolution. In six months Huerta will
be the most popular man in Mexico,
because the Latin race always pities
the fallen and opposes the powerful.
Evacuation Is Complete.
On Board U. S. S. California, ias
San Diego, Cal.-The federal evacua
tion of Guaymas Is complete. The
last of the garrison, long hemmed ii
by the constitutionlalist forces of Gen
eral Obregon, embarked southward
with their horses and accoutrements
In six steamers and towing schooners.
A provisional government has beez
established and order prevals~
throughout the city. In accordance
with the armistice arranged severa
days ago the citizens of Guaymai
Weoffer One Hundred Dollars Re
ward for any case of Catarrh thai
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
F. 3. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J.
Cheney for the last 15 years, and beniev4
him perfectly honorable in all business
transactions and financianly able to carr3
out any obllgations made by his firm.
-NATIONAL BANK OF' COmmRCE,
Han's Catarrh Cure is taken Internally
acting directly upon the blood and mu
cos surfaces of the system. Testimonial
sent free. PrIce 25 cents per bottle. Soli
PRES. OF REPUBLIC
CENTRAL FIGURE IN MAELSTROM
OF MEXICAN POLITICS IS
CARBAJAL TAKES OFFICE
American Troops Will Remain at Vera
Cruz Until'Carranza Offers Gen
et Amnesty to Nation.
Mexico City,-GneraI VicteianO
Huerta resigned from the provisiond
presidency of the Mexican Republic
and his resignation was accepted by
the senate an6 chamber of deputies
by a vote of 121 to 17.
Francisco Carbajal then was ap
pointed president and took the oath
of office at the joint session of the -
deputies and senators.
Hureta's resignation was submitted
through the department of foreign
relations. It was read in the house - "
and was greeted wih cries of "Viva
Huerta." It then was referred to the
joint committees of Gobernacion. A
ter brief consideration the commit
tees reported accepting the resigna
tion in the following terms:
"Article 1-We accept the resgfna
tion presented by General Victorlano
Huerta as president of the Mexico.
"Article 2-ge call Licentiate Fran
cisco Carbajal, minister of foreign re
tions to assume the Presidency."
baltwa1 ae and the joint
sessio sapproved the report.
Presiditgt Carbajal proceeded to the
national - under an escort of
presidential and all along the
way was greeted; t tumilt
The galleries of the of
deputies were packed before be
ginning of the.session.
the gathering and at se of the
reading of Huerta's resignation the
deputies and spectators broke Into
loud and continued applaus*.
After the acceptance of Huerta's
resgnation, a commidson was ap
pointed by the president of the cham
ber to escort Senor Carbajal to the
floor of the house. Senor -Carbajal
soon apeared in front of the cham
ber, passing through files of soldiers.
He entered and as he walked to the
platform the deputies stood. Speaker
Manuel Mercade then administered
the oath. -
WANTS NEW HAVEN TO OBEY.
Washington Hopes New England
Road Will Avoid Prosecution.
Washington. - Attorney General
McReynolds is waiting only for the
outcome of a meeting of New Haven
Railroad directors in New York be
fore determining the course the Gov
ernment will pursue In untangling the
New Haven system.
This meeting Is expected to con
ider legislainX :recenly enacted by
Massachusetts effecting the sale of
Boston and Maine Riliroad stock now
held indirectly by the New Haven.
The road's executive committee has
expressed unwllImngnzens to attempt to
dispose of the Boston and Maine in
view of this legislation, which gives
Massachusetts an option to purcfiase
the stock. If the directors also de
cline there is little doubt that a suit -
will be filed late this week in New
York to have the New Haven dis
solved- under the Sherman antitrust
act. If they accept the Massachustts
legislation, a suit will be averted.
Administration officials do not deny
they would like to see the New
Haven directors accept the nMs
chusetts legislatIon and prevent an
anttrust suit. One, argument ad
vanced in negotiations with the New
Haven has been that business all -
through New England will be ser
lously affected by an anti-trust suit.
More New York Divorces.
New York - In one borough of
Greater New York--Manhattan-540
abslute divorces wee granted dur
ing the six months ended June 30, as
against 373 during the same period
last year. These figures were made
public by the county clerk.
Enormous- Wheat Sale.
the South and Middle West poured a
continuous stream of grain Into
Chicago, setting a new record for a
single day's wheat receipts here. A
total of 1,153 cars representing 1,250,- f
000 bushels were received. Approxi- -
mately $1,000,000 will be paid the ~
farmers for the day's shipment. The -
enormous receipts exerted no in
fluence on the market, however, a
decided Increase in price being re.
corded Instead of the decline which
might have been expected to folloW
Dividends From Surplus.
Albany, N. Y.-That directors of a
corporation have the right to par -
dividends from a surplus, was the
opinion In the case of the Equitable
Life Assurance Society against the
Union Pacific Railroad Company
handed down by the Court of Appeals
and made public In full. The Equi,
table Society, as holders of preferred
stock In the Union Pacific, insIsted
that the Union Pacific directoW ad
na authority to distribute $80,000 000
Bennington-Hall Bakerized Steel
The Votan Mocha and Java
The VotanTea is teBest in the
A mellow, fine and satisfying
Coffee and Tea with a de
lightful, lingering after
Fohrer- Thornley & Co.