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THE SUN, SUNDAY, JULY 2, 1916.
TEXAS TOWN, U.S.
Ugh tli fnvnlry Told to Crow
the HnnliT If on n "Hot -Trnll.'
IS NOT MENACED
Ef, Paso, July 1 Eastern Httttes
ttlltla rrtlnr at 151 Psso this after
Men and to-nlfht cot their first glimpse
f rtrula "golnr to war," for aa the
mlllUm tralni pulled Into HI Paso, three
troops of the Elfhth Cavalry, garrison
In at Fort Bliss, were loading to pull
lit for a chase after bandits.
The bandlta raided a ranch opposite
JTort Hancock, nfty miles east of Kl
Paao. early this morning, and drove off
number of horses, firing Into tha ranch
houses and generally frightening the
people In that section.
Af soon as the news reached Gen.
Bell late this afternoon he ordered three
troops of the Eighth Cavalry put on a
train and sent to the scene They
reached Hancock to-night about twelve
hours behind the band IH. Gen. Dell's
orders were that If they fuund "a hot
tre.ll" to follow It Into Mextu and he
would tend them reenforcements.
When the mllltU from the Eastern
Hates began to arrive at the border to
day army men. who have been uneaay
About the Pershing column In Mexico,
felt easier. Word came during the day
that the Pershing column was not men
aced at any point no far as known, al
though the General Is handicapped by
tack of aeroplane scout. With the ar
rival of the mllltiu he could be reen
forced In a few hours, even If attacked.
He haa drawn back practically all his
forces to Colonla Dublan and according
to A. C. Cole, who arrived from the bast
to-day. In withdrawing from N'amto,ulpa
Qen. Pershing dynamited Namlqulpa
pass, to prevent tho Mexicans following
film with any considerable force. This
has keen known as "Snipers Pass" be
cause since the American occupation
mysterious shots have been fired at
practically every American column push
ing through, yet the snipers have never
Cole says that In abandoning Naml
qulpa Gen. Pershing was unable to move
all his hay and o.Ua and that these were
burned. Much camp equipage also was
destroyed because of lack of transporta
tion. Two heavy batteries of field artillery
of the regular army B and C of the
Fifth Field Artillery arrived early
this morning and were detrained at EI
Paso for temporary duty. Both bat
teries have five Inch guns and with one
of a similar typo already here, they aro
NEXT MOVE IN MEXICO
WAITS ON GEN. CARRANZA
Continued row First Vagr.
1 Al. enlctlay at Yslettn saw two
Mexicans on the opposite bank of the
river, one of wlintu appeared to act In
h ery suspicion manner, dropping his
hands tomtrtl his weapon and Jfrlilnw
up his horse uliort, and 1'alr, believing
himself In danger, iliew atnl tired 11 rut
Both Mexicans rode uff, lull tine died
of wounds. Troop commander states
lie can only commend the nerreant for
his prompt artlon. in my opinion It Is
n very unfortunate ufTiilr, but one that
Is most likely to occur under the. con
ditions now existing along the border.
Mexicans have frequently tired at
parties upon this side and the Ameri
can soldier has reason to put no Mlth
in armed men who act suspiciously on
the opposite bank, although the orders
are most drastic and ic.utre him not
to Are unless tired on. Troop com
mander's report by mall.
Gen. Fanston Asjreee.
Gen. Funston's comment on the report
was aa follows :
It In believed that Hergeant Pair
was Justified In believing himself In
danger and In tiring on the Mexican
who threatened to rlioot at him. In view
of the fact of the killing of Sergeant
Harry Furman, Machine Gun Com
pany, Twenty-third Infantry, aa re
ported in my No. 1446. it is easy to
understand conditions existing along
border ntid portability of our men being
klllfd when armed Mexican threatened
to shoot at them, as win done In this
Ambnmador Arredondo's complain:
Mated that tho two Mexicans wero tired
upon by ten American troopers.
Men. Funston also reported to-nlglil
that Gen. GoniHlen turned over to hint
this afternoon the following equipment
belonging to American troopers, who had
been Imprisoned at Chihuahua after tho
Carrtzul fight, and were subsequently
released: 2! horses, five of which be
longed to C Troop and 17 to Troop
K; 31 rifles; about 3,000 rounds of am
munition: 70 pistols; 21 saddles; 2 apa
rejos, and a number of other articles, a
complete list of which Is to be furnished
the Department. Gen. Funston also re
ported the condition of the men wounded
In the Carrltal fight as follows:
Capt. Lewis H, Morey, Tenth Cavalry,
right thigh; 8ergt. Da I ley, farrier, Troop
C, Tenth Cavalry, right forearm; both
from slight gunshot wounds.
Gen. Leonard Wood, commander of
the Eastern department, reported to tha
War Department to-night, denying
statements to the effect that friction had
developed In the mobilisation or the
Pennsylvania National Guard between
Gen. Clement and Capt. Kemper. Other
reports to the Department showed that
the artillery of the Wisconsin National
Ouard and the cavalry' of the Illinois
guard started to-day for the border.
RED CROSS HELP FOR
WIVES OF GUARDSMEN
Civilian Belief Coin mil tec
Opens Headquarters in
7,000 ADTO TRUCKS TO
AID ARMY ON BORDER
Lnrpcst Repair Plnnt In the
Country to Be Built Nenr
El Paso. July 1. El Paso Is to have
the Inmost automobile repair plant In
the United State. The plant will be
located at Fort Bllt and wilt be the base
camp for approximately 7,000 motor
trucks Mil cars, which will be In service
on the bor.ler Inside of a month If the
plans of the United Htates army are car
There are now. or wilt be within the
next few days, a total of 1,050 motor
truck; and about 125 touring cars and
roadst'ra in army service along the bor
der. Hepalrs at present are mado at
the camp at Columbus or In privat
Two thousand motor trucks and thelt
tender were asked for early In the week
for Immediate delivery. Another 4,000
were ordered on Thursday. It li re
ported that the first 2,000 are now en
route to El Paso.
There will be fifty-two big lathes In
the huge shops at Fort Blls. Work
on construction of the buildings will
start early In the week. It Is fald. Orders
for machinery already have been placed
In the East.
Mechanics will be paid approximately
but will be required to
S100 a month,
the heaviest Held artillery piece In the j enlist In the regular army for a period
American army. This puts five bat
terles of artillery In El Paso In the event
Of hostilities with Mexico.
Notwithstanding this heavy Influx of
oldlery the war fever or the Mexicans
apparently was not cooled. News con
tinued to be received of their warlike
Clamors In many sections. A vigorous
anti-American proclamation was circu
lated along the border to-day calling cm
all Mexicans to Join In the effort to
prevent the Americans Invading Mexico.
Many proclamations by minor leaders
calling upon their fellow citizens to rise
and attack the Pershing column have
been Issued In northern Mexico.
Big Dans Seat North.
Fort Bliss army officers were In
formed this morning that thirty-two field
pieces had left Mexico city for the north.
This Information was received In Juarez,
they said. The exact disposition of the
una. which are 73 millimeter cannon
bought In France, Is not known. It Is
reported, however, that beventeen of
these guns will be sent to Chihuahua
City, five to OJInaga. five to Piedras
Negras and five to Monterey.
None of the cannon. It was learned,
If to be sent to Juarez. A report per
lata that Gen. Bell, commanding the
American forces here, has Informed the
Juares garrison commander that It will
be considered an act of war on the part
of Mexico to put any heavy artillery In
Carranza continues to lay In great
ejerantltlea of provisions In the United
tatea and ship them unmolested to his
forces In Mexico.
Nearly 1.000 tons of provisions have
been shipped in at Nogales this week,
according to despatches from there to
day. and approximately 2,000 sacks of
oom and 6,000 sacks of flour have passed
into Mexico through the El Paao port
during this week, according to statistics
men tha local customs department
One of the heaviest exportatlons of
M week was pasted by customs Inspec
ted at the Santa Fe bridge after a
thorough search for ammunition to-day.
Tha ahlpment consisted of 1,400 sacks
of corn and 2.200 sacks of flour. On
Tuesday 25 barrels of flour were sent
to Mexico from hero with four automo
biles. A public reception will be given the
twenty-three negroes who were captured
t Carrlzal and were released by the
Mexican authorities Thursday afternoon
I which Gen. Bell and Mayor Lea will
REGULAR ARMY SHY OF
Promotions Leave 8th Cav
alry With Seven 3Iajors and
No Undergrade Men.
LABOR PEACE ENVOYS
Any Agreement Will Be Cn
official Sweeping Raises
in Taxes Continue.
of one year. Such conditions now pre
vail at Columbus for both mechanics
When" the army places another 2.000
trucks in commission on the border there
will be a great scarcity of drivers. At
the present time the army Is short of
competent drivers and any man who
can handle an automobile Is sure of a
Uncle .Sam's contract for gasolene ex-1
plred Friday 'night. It called f"r the t
delivery of gasolene along the border
at 10 cents a gallon. I-or a wiuie ins
wholesale rate wan 21 cents at El Paso
and 25 cents at Columbus for private
consumers. It Is now 19 and 23 cents
respectively. It Is said the Government
cannot get "gas" on a new contract
under 17 cents.
Sptcttl Cabh Dupalch foTne Scs
Mr.xtco Citt, July 1 Foreign Minis
ter Agullsr declared to-day that the Gov
ernment had not authorized the commis
sioners who went to the United 8tates for
private Interests to confer with the
American commissioners with regard to
arranging the International situation,
adding that any agreement they make
will be unofficial. This refers to labor
leaders and Socialists who '. ent with Dr.
Carranta has decreed a considerable
Increase In revenue stamp taxes on to
bacco, especially Imported, foreign cigars
being taxed to 250 ptos a hundred.
Another decree quintuples tho taxes for
reglMerlm; merchants weight and
measures. Professional and business
men's taxes, patent fee In Federal dis
trict, registration fees for real estate
deeds throughout tre republic are atxo
heavily taxed. Even drinks produced
from tho century plant arc levied on.
Carranza has ordered that Import and
export duties are payable rtrlctly In gold
with 10 per cent. Increase on the former.
Tho following aro ordered payable In
gold: Transport fee acros the Isthmus
of Tehuantepec, domnstlc maritime taxes,
harbor dues, taxet on metal, petroleum,
real estate, explosives, taxes for de
veloping forest or other national re
sources. International postage fee. do
The lied Cross Civilian Relief Com
mittee, appointed to provide needed help
of any kind for families of the members
of the National Guard of New York city,
has established headquarters In Room 30,
219 Fourth avenue. The membership of
this coniMlttee Is na follows:
Robert W. de Foreat,
11 V, Darlson.
Olio T. Bsnnsrd.
Mlra B. L. Adee.
Ueorrs T. Uskrr.
Cornelius N. Bliss. Jr.
Clereltnd II. Dodf.
John M. Olrnn.
Mrs. John M. ulean.
Mrs. Alfred ftraa,
Thomas W Ilxri'i.
Dsrwin It. J sniff.
T, V. Merseles,
Charles t.. Morse,
Charles U Norton.
W. Prank Tenons.
Morisn J. O'Brien.
Mrs. William H. Rice.
Jacob H Sohlff
Alfred T. Vf bite.
The lied Cross Civilian Relief Com
mltlee Is u part of the American Red
Cross, and accordingly representative
of the national Government it will
therefore have ready access to atl Infor
mation concerning enlisted men. This
will be of Importance to the needy
relatives with whom the committee will
be In touch for purposes of relief, The
local Red Cross committee will havo
exceptional advantages by reason of ltn
earlier experlem.! In administering other
relief funds, as, for InstAqce, the Titanln
Relief Fund and the Washington Plac
Flte Relief Fund. It has u staff of ex
perienced and skilled workers and han
the cordial good will of (he various
agencies with which It will be In co
operation. Checks mi, be made payable to Jacob
H. SchllT. treasurer, and sent to the office
of the Red Cross Civilian Relief Com
mittee, 289 Fourth nvenue. or to tho
executive offices of the New Tork County
Chapter, American Red Cross, 130 East
TAFT PRAISES RED CROSS.
Ea-Prrsldrnt Tells of Preparations
to !erve If eded.
Garden Citt, I I July 1. Former
President William Howard Taft rpoke of
the work, alms and history of the Red
Cross In an address In the ballroom of
the Garden City Hotel here to-day before
a large audience of American Red Cross
workers and friends of the movement.
The work of the Red Cross in Japan.
Germany and Russia was alto reviewed
by Mr. Taft.
"No country," said Mr. Taft, "Is able
to look after the wounded as It ousht to
when war really comes. In the United
States there are ICS Red Cross chapters
and u total membership of about HO. 000.
There are 7,000 trained nurses under
contract to recpond to call at half the
piy they receive In their ordinary pro
"Some days ago Col. Kane of the mili
tary branch of the Red Cross work In
formed me that there are now sixteen
base hospitals In this country and four
more planned. This is enough to take
care of an army of 100,000. Attention
to the wounded Is Just as Important as
discharging bullets to make wounded on
the other side."
or a disputx.
Weak Heart Gives Oat as He K
Two boys had a dispute at Ashford
street and Dumont avenue. East New
York, last evening as to which wors the
better milt of clothes. The pair cams to
blows and John Schlldhaus, 1, the
younger, fell over backward, struck on
his head and died a few minutes later.
The olds; boy, whom the polios de
scribe as Louis Morris, 1 years old, of
9!B Dumont avenue, helned parrv Hrhtlrt.
haus Into a drug store, and when Dr.
McFaul of the Bradford Street Hospital
said that apparently death was the re
sult of a weak heart the boy disappeared
with a penny In the slot weighing ma
chine, which he wheeled along the side
walk. Detectives found the scales sev
eral blocks away, but they didn't And
Morris. Bchlldhaurs body was taken to
his horns at lit Ashford atrsst,
LIEDT. RADER TO GUIDE
PLANES TO MEXICO
Air Pilot for England, Just
Home, Will Now Instruct
U. S. Aviators.
CtttCAoo, Julr J. Lieut. Phil Rsfler.
who arrived In this country a short time
ace from 'isomswhsrs In France," where
he was one of the air pilots of Engtsnd's
Royal Flying Corps, was In Chicago
to-day on his war to Buffalo to super
intend ths transportation of several aaro-
planes to Columbus, N. M., where thsy
will be used In the Government's service
aa scout filers.
"1 am more than glad to get back home,"
said Lieut Ruder. "I nave had my
share of the dangers of war. I put In
nine months In the aerial service of the
Allies' armies and six months In Eng
land as a "Zep strafer' one of the corps
of filers held to fight oft tha Zeppelin
"I believe that I am the only pilot In
this country now who has seen active
sendee In handling machine runs and
dropping bombs, and t suppose my ser
vices on ths border will be more In the
nature of an Instructor than as an air
scout. However, If the necessity de
mands my enlisting for aerial duty I
shall not hold back, although I am not
anxious to get Into the thick of It again."
Lieut Rader left France on June 7
and had Just reached his home In San
vrancisco, wners ne has a wife
baby, when he received the call from nl
CurtlKM company lo come East. )u !'
clnrcd that he was shocked at t, ,, '
unprepared condition In which the 1'nl i.i
States finds Itself as regards aeripuV,,'
for fighting and scouting purpn,
"There In no reason for It except" it,,,
the Government has not given the Amir
lean aeroplane builders the encouras.
ment they should have had." cald Lieut
Rader. "There I no question that ih.
Americans csn build Just as god rna.
chines and better than those ahru. u,i
the fact remains that they do nH
"Just before I left England I im.j
out a new light aircraft. It was a imjri
narrow winged craft, yet I reached s'n
altitude of 10.000 feet In sex en minute.
The best time for that distance n Amri
leu Is forty minutes.
"The last of the English air squndroM
to be sent out was numbered 72, and .
each squadron has 200 machines you cji
understand ti ey have had manv m.
chines In service."
Seized for Beating Ills Meant.
Pedestrians on Riverside Drive last
evening complained to Policeman Meely
that a horseman waa beatlnr his mount
tnestlc revenue stamp taxes, consular and riding It up and down the bridle
feet-, taxes on metallurgical establish- path furiously for an hour. Meelv ar
menta nnd cotton. The decree specifies rested the rider, who tald he was L. T.
that all other taxes are payable in new . Illch.udson, a merchant, living at 52S
currency or its equivalent In old cur-j Riverside Drive, on charges of cruelty
rency. to animals and Intoxication.
$2,000,000 VOTED FOR
FAMILIES OF GUARDS
Hny Appropriation Bill Passed
by House Providing $50
Kt. Paha Tula. . . .
-- - - . .no BuurctTH species i ctm
J all known forms of animal life In the The
w i 7 r " ' ,u ufl' oeconu
Lieutenant. The Chamberlain bill went
into effect to-day, promoting hundreds of
officers throughout the army, among
them nearly all the Second Lieutenants.
Assuming that all officers successfully
passed the examination the Eighth Cav-
iry rouna itseir to-day adorned with
even Majors, four more than It has
WASHiaTOV, July 1. ny a vote of
297 to 2 tho House to-day pass'd the
Hay bill appropriating 12,000,000 for the
relief of the families of members of the
National Ouard who go Into active ser
vice on the Mexican border. The nega
tlvo votes were cast by Representatives
James of Michigan, Republican, and
Small of North Carolina, a Democrat.
The appropriation carried by the bill
Is to be expended under the direction of
tho 'Secretary of War "for the support
of, at a cost of not more than 150 a
month, ths family of each enlisted man
of the National Guard called or drafted
Into the .service of the United States un
til his discharge from such service,
which family during the term of service
of such enlisted man ha no other In
come except the pay of Buch enlisted
man adequate for Uie eupport of said
The bill provides that tha law shall
not apply to guardsmen who marry after
July 1, 1916. Tha term family Is de
fined as Including "wife, children and
dependent mothers." The bill does not
Include dependent fathers.
The measure wss presented to the
House by Chslrman Hay of the Military
Committee. He said It would be In
humane to send men to the front with
the knowledge that their dependents
would have to took for eupport to or
ganized charity. Mr. Small made a
vigorous assault upon the Hay bill. He
declared "there la such a thing as pau
perizing a citizen, chilling his patriot
ism with the thought of compensation
and hanging a dollar mark on his ser
vice." A complaint made by Mr. Small as to
the cost brought a statement from
Chairman Hay that estimates by the
War Department are to the effect that
It would entail an expense before De
cember next not to exceed 12,000,000.
bill excuses from service those
guardsmen who have dependents if they
prefer a discharge to acceptance of the
relief payments provided by the bill.
Milk Firm to Pay Guardsmen.
Borden's Condensed Milk Sales Com
pany announced yesterday that It would
continue at full pay any emDlovee who
It has, on the other hand, no 1 ' called for military duty for a period
eoond Lieutenant. Other regiments In
raso ana on tne border find them
selves In about the tame sdtuatlon.
It was said by one of Gen. Iiell 8
Staff officer to-day that alt the newly
promoted officers will rank below Na
tional Guard officers. The understanding
la that as the militia regiments come
Into ths service of the United States the
filters rank according to the date or
commission, without regard to whether
tney are regulars or former militiamen
of three months, with assurances of re
employment, and that at the end uf
three months the matter will be taken
up for consideration aa to an extension
of the time.
Near New London, Conn.
FIRST TRAINING STATION, U. S.
This true, the Lieutenants who become 1 junior NAVAL RESERVF Ihir
Captains to-day will be outranked by JUN,UK RtStRVfc, INC.
thousands of National ouard captains. Military and Nautical Training
Ths plan of the Chamberlain bill la to I w,,,"rJr i raining
LMOST anyone can recognl by
their ear-marks the peculiar
characteristics of Goodyear
You can easily recognize their greater
strength snd sturdiness of construction.
And you can see that they are lively and
pliable to remarkable degree.
The resilience flows out of the fact that
their stoutness is built up by layer upon
layer of purest rubber and the finest fabric
Two things to be dreaded are tires that
are skimped, and tires impregnated with
mineral substitutes for rubber.
In No-Hook Tires you get both the size
that spells safety and the purity of rubber
that ensures resilience.
Ciiw It , lTmy TttHM Tki- md "Tin S- jIiiiiIm
Qoodrear No-Heek Ttree are
mads Wienf, and fanfg
by these unique advantegssi
They are essr to pi en end
take effbsceuM thty do net
rust fast to the rim.
Blowouts are lessened by ee
Punctures snd skidding era
rtduced by our double-thick.
All -Weather Tresd.
Loose Treede ere diminished
by our On-Air Curs.
Blowing off the rim Is pre-
vonted br our Brslded Piano
ate new regiments ror these new
officers to command. There aro to bo
thlrty'flve new Infantry reg'ments, fif
teen new cavalry regiments and a pro
portionate Increase In the artillery. One.
.third of the new regiments are to he
Organised this year.
OlHcr at Kurl Blir have bttn mi.
vised that the new organisations will be
evaatsd by transferring enough men from
other regiments to make skeleton organisations.
Two hundred Cadets have been grsntsd
scholarships at Camp Dswty for their
worthy ssrvlc in the organisation.
Othar boys over 14 ysara of age who era
will rucnmniendril may attend llila training
atutlmi for :i.00 par month. Tramporu
tlou JiniKt j piild by CudetM to hint troin
ih Cdiiii. Two uniforms will hn rurnl.hr. I
true uf Omrge tn Cudstr,
Application Llanki National Haadquartara
U. A. JU.NIOII NAVAL ItUSKRVB, INC.,
jt Weal teUi Kt, New York Cltr.
Summer Business Hours: 9 A. M. to 5 P. M.
On Saturdays during July and August tflie Store wiDQ be closed alD
I. Attmatt $c do.
Outing. Sports and Travel Suits
In MSdsesson models, are now ready for
Materials and workmanship are of the highest
PRICES ARE MODERATE
Women's Ready-to-wear Department
The Oriental Rug Beparttmroemit
is equipped with an ample assortment off line
Rugs in large and unusual sizes.
Practically every demand for home or office
fioor coverings can be supplied.
In many instances the prices are less than
the present cost off importation.
Inspection 5s invited.
VACATIONISTS LEAVING THE CITY
for the seashore, country or mountains will find in B. Altman & Co.'s
Store practicably everything; necessary for their Summer equipment.
The newest and smartest Sports Garments are assembled in the
various Ready-to-wear Departments: there is a comprehensive
assortment of Leather Travel Goods of the smaller sort; Cameras,
films, etc, for the amateur photographer: and a complete stock of
Toilet Articles, including perfumes, soaps and complexion specialties.
Mldsmiinnimer Sales for to-morrow (Momiday)
Women's Cotton Dresses
in several pretty styles, are obtainable at
$5.00. 6.75, 7.75, 8.75, 11.75 & 12.50
Also Separate Cotton Skirts
at $2.25, $3.50, $3.90, $4.25 & $5.75
(Madison Avenue section. Third Floor)
Remarkable Values will be offered in
Women's Lingerie Biouses
featuring dainty modes and materials.
at $1.10, $1.50, $1.90, $3.00 & $5.
A Special Sale of
in smart, attractive models for Women and
Misses, will offer unusually good values
at these low prices:
Bathing Costumes (including combination)
Of silk . $8.75, 1 1.75ft 15.00
Of mohair 4.75
Swimming Suits of wool jersey . 4.85
Also Children's Bathing: Suits
of woo'J "'rsey $2.00
The Reduction Sale off
Women's Low Shoes
now in progress, has been augmented by the
addition of several desirable styles (sizes
incomplete) which will be
placed on sale
AT RADICALLY REDUCED) PR3CES
110,0(0)0 Yards off
Summer Cotton Fabrics
including fancy and embroidered effects,
will be offered,
arranged in Dress Lengths.
at closing-out price reductions
Men's Shantung S5ik Suits
will provide a Sale of timely interest, partic
ularly in view of the approaching holiday.
These smart two-piece Suits, the popularity
of which has inspired this additional offering,
are made from an excellent quality of Shan
tung silk, imported direct from China by
B. Altman & Co.
(This Sale will be held in the Madison Ave-u?
section of the Fourth Floor1)
Jiftlj Auenw-lJa&0on Aucmtr, fcw tlnrk