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ANDERSON, S? G*? THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 1,1916
Several hundred Americans andi 120 Mexicans -vvere
Engaged-Machine Guns Turned on U. S. forcq
--General Felix Gomez in Command of Carranza
force, was idlled-Funston Gets Official Confir
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El Paso, Juno 21.--According to varions accounts reaching heve
the American losses seemed to be about twenty and the Mexican lost*
e> forjar. The battle took plate about 10:30 this morning and lasted
RSI hour. lt apparently ended with both sides withdrawing. J. C.
HubEle was 'thoAmerican who brecht'ibo':'irei^rl:''nere a^d'nia story
..??ra? corroborated by. James an Am??ricss .who wawi ?Ispsan th*
' teaim ? vHubn?eY^^ 'at
Vaia Ahtonad?i - .ftay-it?! the'/M?ao^na claimed to 'Wye' /killed
seventeen Americans and taken forty prisoner*, .which was contra
dieted by earlier acourits. They sahj several : hundred Americans
and 120 Mexicans were engaged. Hobble declared Mexican of f?cera
asserted that General Gomea wnt forward to the Anr^ricans under a
flag of truce. Directly the Americans bogan alloying tn a semi.'
circle and Cornea* believing he was to bo attacked, gave the order for
his machine gun? to fir?. Ho was later ldlle.d.by a pistol shot. /.
Mexicans Say 40 Killed
(By Associated Press.)
El Paso, June 21.--A detachment of American cavalry , clashed
?with a Carranga forco at Carrizal, ?bout ninetyniles south of El Paso'
?arly today* both sides suffering heavy casualties, according to reports
deceived bj General Francisco Gcnzaleo, Carrana commander at
Juarez tonight. Gonzales announced officially that seventeen
Americans have been taken prisoner? and General Felix Gomes, a
Carranza general has been killed. .
.?' According to Mexican authorities forty Americans wwe killed by
/machino gun:fh^ m ? ampire attack, .but thc Mexicos^ casualties wore
not so heavy. The American force ia said to have been part o? a
'scout p?tro! f tom Gusraan, returning to tho P?rshbt? ibi? of ccinM?s "
cation. C?.rr?prVi?'aboat nine mjlea "west of V?^'-??^m??, ? .tf.
;M?ri?&rt f?ef?" liaso m Chihuahua where the American prisoners as
.aiddjo h?v? bato
.'". ;'.T:v ';.;. ' Aperisan* Oponed Ifight? ,
General Gonzaies said; th? Americans;/ opened the ?engAgeinen
:|Gpimei,:^ the Americans ,. retire and
.when they, ref Used he sent a second n^essengerypon whom the Ameri
cans fired. Then Colonel Rivas, second in tbmHiartd, reported the
Americans began the attack^' . V: ,.\ . u . * ' , . '
Ger^a? Gonzales saM .hil information came from boj&net 'M Rivas,
vKt> -reported 'the Ametf can^isonerskafen to Gn?h?a?it?a; :^pry ? itu
sifejtd of VIliaAhumaria. Cebral Belt, cornmandihg the XmeHcatis
; ^?tvs?l4 Jh?rei^ the dghtt?oi^ place, but ; tie
wa^ftbi ifldlrjed to b???eye iH^ta^^^ ??pluredi ?ell
c?lved? from F?uston. He said his forces are ready, however, for!
^hy'demon^rUtion from the-Mexicans. . lj
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* CO??t?s^TEATE FORCES +
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.4? ?Columbus,. Juno 21'.-Por- *
eh lng ls , re-disposing his ?
*fr forcea aa a ; result bf :the ?
* clash at Carrizal,, according to *
* a: report Neroni tho field. A *
* .I? ."heavy/ concentration is un-.
?fr norway ot' \Naralquipa,.. two *
?fr hundred miles south of. tho' #
*?? border and at Colonia, Dub-. O
.fr lan, 120 mllea booth. *
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Mexicano at Carri aal. Ile had no
Retalla though; except through Mexi
can officials ot Jaurez. Funston
transmitted to tho war department
his ' report from General* Bell at- El
Paso. Bell said the Mexicans said
the number bf Americans' dead ls un
known ; and .that- the Americana fired
on: General^Cornea's messenger .and
' iii ??a .-"tt?isci^??y -/?JBRB-- irojjOcs'-'" udc/?i;
S?n -Anidrl?an who wair W ?h? train
p^liiiirtg through Villa Ahumada this
afternoon saw tho ' body ot . a -dead
Mexican g?n?ral 'j being loaded * ou a
train. From tue talk of Mexicans
ho gathered that ? they had been lu a
f<ght'with American cavalry and the
American- were decoyed by a Mexl
,can; flag truco and then" fired on
by machino Guns.- The report says
"our troops engaged the;tenth caval
ry." The. tenth, cavalry is a..negro
regiment, . '
v Attack Follow Notes.
Tho iyceno 'of the' tight was. Just 90
miles southwest ?f tho-Villa Ah'au
mada, ??exlca?'-field headquarters iii
Northern '- Chihuahua. . and> the ? clash
occurred only a few hours after
I President Wilson's 6,000 vword note,
warnlbg "Carranza that tho "grayest
! co nuctiuonces" ; Would - follow' an. at
tack Upon American. trobps had - gone
Americans - who wore engaged are
thought .to havo be?n members - ot
trdops from tho Tenth Cavalry, a
negro regiment, returning M^nn
a scouting trip to Guzmanv The clze
of the. Mexican force, . whoso com
mander, General Telia Gomez, waa
killed/; is ' not known.
fiows l?f tl 'S battle was rocOlw?
in Jaarbs eartjT' thisafternoon by
Genial Francisco Gonzales, th? Car
r??nsa commander of * the .military
z?bb ot ; the border. For como res;
S*h, General Gonzales kept; the ;a*bry
a Secret until lato 4n the afternoon1
TOW ah' American; J. C. Hobbit), ro
turnihg to the border from tho inter:
*or, brought tb Bl Paso tho no^3?^w
ho had seen numbera ?of Ibo Mes loan
o^^0nfl?ftM?<^?^?ca? Central rail
lOMft^pM^ Villa. Ahumada, and
had been told .that' theres had ?ben ab
The first- atep of General Gonzales
after con?trmihg tho nows was -io is
sue a etatbm?bt .placing the blame 'on
Ih? : American - commander. Ho Gha?#
.ai i that' - tiio ' At?br^aa ? troop* fired
first on' tho , Mexicans and that thbit
Shotstot?ttsn?t**;-;wr- the -courier
request, tnit ; they/;retiro.
, Amciri&h army ?l?i?ers-.?ebi?ffira
soIht? ;?ls???i?f ton?gni ? .m? ?e^oraJ
mninim^^?miiV rTne i';opin4c?
'wa?i e^resflc4'tt)at;if tho Amoricani
?lrbd'on the t??xickns: they did ;
L-ai? iiiui?Miilf iiiiih'iijiiifii'i I lin lilli i i H'M
YOUB FLAG AND JIY FLAQ g|B
(Py ^Jlbnr P. Nesbit: j .
Your Flag and my "Flag! And ob,'bow
. "much ii jjot?s--- ;?'>, ?
ifour" V??d ?noTny jana-rsecurcv?u
.\ 10 Us fokta?j
Thu Number Necessary Bcfcvro
Two Regiments Ready For
Border Service .
Columbia, Juno in-Recruiting was
the big : problem before " the National
Guard of .South Carolina: it waa Os
Unrated today by officers ; that . ap
proximately: bdoo men will be need eel
before tho;two regiments will be
ready for service on the, .Mexican
border. In Some communities trou^
ble 1B being experienced in securing
She necessary number , of peace
strength., Offlcora toda,-,, took tho
position that a war t'trongth bf 150
men to .each company will . bo requir
ed before tho two regiments aro
moved to the Mexican border. The'
Columbia Light Infantry. 73 strong
loft this morning at. 9:10 o'clock for
th? state: camp 'grounds at Styx ?- . A
'general order provides that tho two.
regiments mu6t move Oh tho' camp
TVktay a?d Saturday.
. . Thc general. staff was. busy today
Issuing tho necessary orders for tho.
movement *>f the7 troppb. Last night
tho' cobtracia for s'pe&a! trains wero
signed *,by the - adjutant. general.
-. SOvefal hundred ;tnen wore put '. to
work.this morning placing camp Styx
in condition for;tho'r?ceptl?h of tho
troops, ;The several necessary "bulld
lk3* ara* ? pring. up'like mushrooms.
; A' .O.ew - water : system 1? being, install
ed : v Governor Manning today, again,
urged that everything be done at tho
camp for tho health of:the nioii.
, ? 'recruiting; Elation wes.opened in'
Cbl?mt?ia thia morning io eefe?ra men
for tho o?w cavalryv troops, ?iepatch
es from, .Washington; Indicate that thia
troop will be accepted If tho neces
sary number or men-arc. secured. K
; Aauaunft?o?" Sewed
. laredo, Texan.? 4ha0 <21.-^Carraa??
autfcbrltiss. haVoyabvh in ?bargo ap
proJt?a?tsly .17,f round*-ot
v?t^a?fp<?tots In M?xico,
?hc?r?i?. gto ;i .rofiigeV from ^5?$?C?J
PbfcThagOvernml^isMorV l? w?rk
tegiiwebiyHf?ur hottrs^a-dsy^end has
round? dally, V , .';:
^%'-to ' ? '
?rOsfi?d tho :s^.;'?var,,.w?s't of. Kol?
Sf drl**? bae*.b^* fco?nl?r-*ti*c*,
(By .ABHOcfOifrO Wea-?.) i
Your heart and my heart heat quicker
ut thc sight;
Sun-kissed and : wlnd-loBseil, red and
blue- and white. x
Tho ono PJag-r^the great Flag-the
Flag for ruo and yon1-; , '
?iorines ai?'e?w boside^tno rea and
whit? and Blue!
Beattie Tell? GreenyUlo Cot?^.i
Sn!o of Hampton Group
Greenville, June 21,-W. E.;. Beat
tie, vice president and treasurer of j
the Parker. ?ottoh "mills Company .and,
M. h. Marchant, treasurer of ?the' Vic
tor nud Monaghan : groups non1 ^iroi>
tor of the: n?c.ger corporation, are j
tho. only witnesses who havetakih
the siana in the,.hearing of, the Bark
er mills CUBO which'.' Ie now. th "prc-v
gross before Circuit Judgo T. J.
.Messrs, Beattie and . Marchant
took -$$*'*V$a'':tifa1 nwrn lng.. Mr.
Beattie going into details a? to tho
reorganisation of milla and of the fi
nancial' situation, declaring that '.'. the
mills faced embarrassment and tt'lnk.
;nimost necessary:* to nell, tho Hamp
ton group In: order to realiro enough
'money io take care of tho $5,000,000
dollar indebtedness' over the PSrkejj'
mills company. Ho went into totrit
?cato details, and, also, stoutly denied
the charlo (hat thora/was* fradd or
any thing "crooked" about toe solVioi
tho Hampton , milla to , Lockwood;
^Greenville & company'Pf,Boston. H?
said that neither. h* nor President
C. Branch attempted.to suppress ??hy
itif?rmat?oh from roaching the stock
holders with reference to tho p'ropoa
fed?sale. of: ,tKe. mills- .
.:';THe actl??, brought by mir.brlty
atockholdcrs,' attempts tb enjoin the
Salo ot the ; Hampton mills,; which
iWBs ?u&briseiavia me?llng.cf the
directors at 'ii in Greenville.
,.v Mf. Marchant ?atd that if the cn?ire
'.mediately oiler Mr. ^Bea^tie retired
aitd becam? ah interc?ted observer, of
tho proccidir.?H.1 He had disapproved
^?. tho aile at tho t?oetiftgof .to?;di-:
"?i?br8, In the e*nm)nation conduct
eur P. A.'Bonham, 'rcpfe's?httog
?the minority'fStoe.khplders. Mr.
chant sold fcc rogarde-t toe ??amp
m milts' grisup ?0<^m?mWt?^m.-.
id ho! thdught to?."prtce paid fdr ft
ras '?'tool 't?eapA.^.AtX'tajs ?tm?m Ot
:;'.'Sonb?t?jr toe corfde?sed'.' t?t?t???:
ilia. ?tatcmet?i; Tor Abrtl toondivtoAf
ie ?pr?itt? earned by tb>.!'thi?lj? fa'
arnonntwl to $l&9/n2;6R> Thin
ALLIES ANXIOUS THAT N?TH
ING SHOULD OCCUR TO
C?T OFF OIL SUPPLIES
FOR THE FRENCH AND
(By Associated Press.)
.Washington, June 21.-It yr&i
learned hero today that DrCBSur?;
from entente allie:: li;- heine "brought
to; bear,-on: Carranga to .pTever?i%iia
going to war with the: United-jstates.
Th? .allies are Bald to bo particularly
anxious, that nothing Bhould-OCNIP io
clint off oil supplies ; for tho French
and British navies?
Tho allies also believe Germany-Is
working^on.Carrs.nsa to bring, abouti
the,, situation,?.?.which" would 'Workto 1
dtgifoybftfo **T bf. .*h!nlll?rs.. ..Theyi
rig^jt?/hav.b' been .-active
States, not J only .;W'^p^fBjfff^gp
South and Cont rai. Amor lea ;..#>, - pro .
j Vent thn United Stfttos from :gettihg
commerce^ formerly Controlled by
Germany: .;. ;?; -,. ;'i;'-v:.
It was pelted out here, that, the
)jn^sa$||fateff-only d?clines to con
sider' the' immediate^ : withdrawal of
American ';troo?B ??$,eHes clauses in
tho \6?ott-0br*s;m ngroement which
provides for gradual "wlUidrav/al .'
Thc noto also-hints at an l?terh?i?prt*
?V commission,'to settle .the^lspjlt?
provided under the treaty ;of 18*8.'
BOYS FLOCK TO THE \ f
COLORS IN ATLANTA
[|j^;'Reg^erit .Practically ; ; At
Recruiting Strength Nov/ -;.
,/Atlante,' , Oa.. Juno 21.-Atlanta
M>ys^ave been flocking to the city
.armory sb Tepidly ' since lt b?c?me
known that the militia would be sent
.to ..Mexico thai, ibo Fifth Regiment
will bo brought up . to war strength
even before the departure for Macon.
From 8 o'clock yesterday morning,
^when th?' TOO! w?s called )it\ th?; ar
mory* nit??iamen went f*6ti~- fc?yarn
??ettt p?y.' ''They :trtll te provided
with/ an ' allowance for (meals,' bat '. un
til the yare sent <o th? Macon en
campment probably will-he'.permitted
to ileep. at their homes.
Eecrultfng was vgreatly stimulated
bf'th? 'announcement vpt^.0^UmM
number of firms that they v.-i ti hold
ojian "i th? . Position?- bf ^v-'?in$U>jhte
! Who enlist fdr?Servia* tn ?oe itfexic?h
rWBt'or<??len(?-'t??* .Mexican cborder.i
Several ?tem? nave gone ( so ; far.?a to,
announce: ihatvih?y .wiii pay^ttMfc],
either*, tovthem bf t&iir fsmilt?* o
| Greece Make* Af?ttaS to >/
RECEIVED. MANNING GET?
LIBERAL WSwioillE AND ?
? t%..Sta/? Correspondent.) j_i
Greenville, i p., Ci, L?juna:. O?.?;-^OR- " -
ort A. CkKjp-vry ?r??nvllle couaiy'o ?
L. Bleaac were moro ehtbtwl&stlcally
received: than, any other,. gubernntor?
iSl candidate 'by the 1,200 or moro
spectators lu, tho second dening o?
the county-tb-conrtty ?Rmpatgo held
hore .?.oday. Governor Habatas? na
in SpartSA^nrg;'-;y?sler'd? ; elicits
mord^pplsdse froth -tKc' crowd "dc his
??TCnvrn-' pr?Qi'c??C'? iiiou air "th?'-' . D?-' .
' ?Ai'p?i?tty trite/ . ritt GbVifhor
MB?k?lngisat, tho. conclusion ot hi?
speech. ' A :me3senacr,:. brp?ght e
Urge basket of flowers*, and. a stirer
cup -to' the stand-, and .theso-' ..vero
.presenbedr the speaker (by County
Chairman J. J,., .M?8waln..,;TnS'?ov
er npr i thanked the. unknown ? dono
?Wlth feeling. - !. ;,.. ...' v
.With,tho. n?sf Mto Ot: ?9U..:. still'
fresh in their minds, when Bt?as.e
and ^, W, ?Norwood^almost'.cam?- to
tblowa,, th?e^'rwfts' sorao:' Spbcbt^idn
Sntobg, the crowd rta to whether or
wot:there would be uny ntpturo to
day. '.Everything psStf^'-?pv;#B^;'^'.-?5
ably, thouin " AS O?6 'bP' th?foan-?J
dkJatoe described tho meeting, it wan
truly u ' "love feast/'* Gtatroperouo'/ :
commenta- by ?. broadoao?ldoiv
tow?iman during Bisaste 1 ?pasca
ffikft&tii nun?'. ^^t^or-rrittfeily
e?llmg -t?rai'to acc^hf^?'^t?^^at ; '
tt$&uud b>tte?:i(Sj^bAlleb if ho did
not wish to boi;lbSul|b^Cli'T^8 ?J waa
?the only occasion forsp&ij?r- atop- .,
plngibi?. addMss. to talk,,to; the crowd i
Chief ; of. Police. Noe. * ^t?eargf nt. and
two.;prlyal/ g , were';on;, tho, platform.
.Royoraint; tho "order of apeaking
candidates . who .?poke layt"; thou
spoke first today, Jnd. E. Sw?ir
ing?h A?id.bff. wfth a fip?fited, adxlr?'sa '
pery >ent to;'the;!Bduo?tiot?hl situ?t?on
in South Carolina. His' r?^ka
w??? welt received ' and The wns felv
???. . ?/omo oppinu-jo. '. S?r;.--'Swcar?h? ' ..,-.'. .
???'.ls unopposed ; for stato superin
Wtt&jght cf education.
; Cit?irtisan M?Swo?R r?*#% telegram .
from Adjutant t?enoral Moore,' ?tat
ing.thftt be .would:, bo .unable to ,?t
t?nd tho meeting o^ing '.b?c?uBo oj:
d?ti?a in. Columbia .ibcldent to. the;
preparation of: tho National'; :?uar?
for borda?r;'duty In MetfcoV li? is
uropp?sied ' for. thte omeo.;
^^r?W J.. B?tha-t, ,.f.apd!d&t6 fco
re-election-- SB .4?r?ten*?b^overnV>t'B :.