Among the news on the front page of the May 4, 1914, edition of The Buffalo Evening News:
- In addition to conference news, a photo shows an "American bluejacket killed at Veracruz and Mexican snip whose bullet slew him."
- A report from correspondent Richard Harding Davis says the talks over the water tower at Veracruz ended when "Major Russell" "calls bluff of federal commander" and cut off talks with the Mexican federals.
- The State Legislature in Colorado plans to impeach the governor at the same session in which it is supposed to approve funding for the cost of the coal miners' strike.
- An Associated Press report tells of 50 people who died in a fire in Philadelphia.