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RULING IN DYNAMITE LAWSUIT STANDS
Chicago June 3rd – The decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the federal circuit, through which Olaf A. Tveitmoe from San Francisco and Richard Houlihan from Chicago requested a new trial in the dynamite cases, was instead reconfirmed today in an opinion delivered by Judge Seaman. The court revoked its own ruling which granted a new trial to William. Bernhardt from Cincinnati.
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THREE UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS RUN OVER BY TRAIN
Hickory, Miss., June 3rd
Coroners attempted to identify the bodies of three well dressed men today. Their mangled bodies were found near the tracks of the “Alabama and Vicksburg Railway” in the early hours of the morning. Two of the bodies were found close together about three miles west of Hickory. The third body was found approximately one and a half miles further westward. Wallets which were found near the bodies gave no identification.
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BANK PRESIDENT COMMITS SUICIDE
San Francisco, June 3rd
George H. Luchsinger, President of the “Humboldt Savings Bank,” one of the biggest financial institutions in the state of California, committed suicide today. The cause of death was gas inhalation. The officials and directors of the bank stated that an inquiry into the bank’s books determined that the finances of the bank are in the best of shape. Mr. Luchsinger was 56 years old. He leaves behind a widow and a son.
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FUNERAL CORTEGE STRUCK BY TRAIN
Buffalo, N.Y., June 3rd
Mrs L. Carr, 62 years old, was killed instantly and her spouse sustained life-threatening injuries as their carriage, in which was traveling in a funeral procession, was struck by a train of the “Pennsylvania Railway” as it was crossing the railroad tracks in Chaffot.
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SICKNESS PREVENTION DAY
Indianapolis, Ind., June 2nd
Governor Ralston will soon proclaim the entire state of Indiana to observe “Sickness Prevention Day” for the month of October. The idea comes from the Indiana “Society for Combating Tuberculosis”. This move towards combating disease will likely involve sixty branches of the “Anti-Tuberculosis Society”, the state sanitary and the educational authorities, including schools, colleges and all public and civil associations in the state.
THE KEY TO THE RESOLUTION OF THE MEXICAN PROBLEMS LIES IN THE HANDS OF GENERAL CARRANZA
Gen. Carranza is in possession of a dispatch from the South American mediator. The continuation of the peace conference depends on his answer. Washington officials wait in suspense for his reply.
Niagara Falls, Ont. June 3rd
The mediation conference waits for an answer from General Carranza this evening. General Carranza the High Commander of the Constitutionalist troops in Mexico. He has possession of a message from three South American diplomats who opened the door for Constitutionalist representation in the current conference. It depends on his word whether the entire Mexican problem will be settled by diplomatic means or whether the Constitutionalists will continue their struggle to Mexico City by force of arms.
The mediators have cleared the way for the participation of the Constitutionalists in a dignified manner. The United States hopes that they accept this participation. A rejection of the invitation may potentially result in the withdrawal of moral support the Washington government provided to the Constitutionalist cause.
The mediators were hopeful this evening that General Carranza would send his delegates here. The mediators did not believe that the proceedings would be prolonged indefinitely. They instead have the opposite belief that a peaceful resolution can be reached more quickly because all parties in the Mexican controversy will be participating in establishing the peace program. Neither the Mexican nor the American delegates proceeded today with the conference. It may be said that all authoritative figures here would like to see the Constitutionalists enter the negotiating with reconciliatory spirit. The Constitutionalists will experience neither technical nor other hinderances on the part of the Huerta delegates.
The mediators stated that the note to Carranza will not be made public at this moment out of courtesy and consideration for General Carranza’s opposition. An answer is not expected for another two days. However, people are hopeful that his answer will be favorable.
The mediators are willing to discuss the interests of the Constitutionalists in a fair manner and with special regard in light of the fact that the Constitutionalists control a large part of Mexico now and are therefore represent the most important element in the problem. The dominant view here is that the Constitutionalists are reluctant to approve the mediation due to a misconception of the nature of the mediation proceedings. There is no intention to negotiate issues concerning the land. The American delegates have never suggested any plan to remedy the agrarian troubles and also have raised no such demand to do this. The American government and the mediators only wish that the provisional government be morally obliged to address the land question and to resolve it in a manner such that they all interests might be satisfied equally.
Although the land question is not the sole cause of unrest in Mexico, it has consistently been the motive for the revolutions.
Should the Constitutionalists refuse to take part in the negotiations and the continuation/prosecution…
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