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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 11, 1912, Image 2

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whereren, Huerta-gave an -interview
over a 1 ,000-nfiIe wire to the
b United'Press correspondent Fri--
- daytnorningj Gen. Joa'quin Telles
sat at 4 o'clock this morning, and
-smade this statement to the
a United Press.
Y. "Friday "morning I and my
o troops came up with Gen. Huer
ta, who tonight left for the north.
-"I'Stayed here to arrange details,
t "The -revolutionists are tired
c and hungryin the deserts. We
sent our cavalry against them un
J( der Gen. Trucy Aubert.- He killed
h one hundred and put them' to
- flight The -revolutionists were
e Salazar's men and weer a-second
s advance guard of 'Orozco's main
Vbody. ' '
"I cannot give you exact de
, tails tonight because all my-cour-i
iers are notyet'in."
, Denver, Col,, May ll'.Gen.
a-hetman BelLand Gol.' James C.
m Bulger, believing that war with
- Mexico is-inevitable,-bnight"will
it try to complete the-preliminary
organization of a cavalry regi
- ment of 12 full troops by the elec
2 tion of a -major and iwo captains-
DECISIVE BATTLE OF THE
.O ' ItKATtJLiU T1UJN.
Distance between main forces
"at midnightjFriday 0 miles.,,
V T'".M'r1pr 'of irnvprnmfnt trnnns
i Gen. yictoriano 'Huerta. J
"" Reader of rebel troops Gen.
Pasquale Orozco, once wagon
3'Tnver. ' .
.Number of government iroops
1 5.000.
JStunber of Vebel troops 7,000.
Federal armament Two bat
teries, 38 field pieces, 22 machine
guns. Troops' armed with Maus
ers and carrying 300 rounds of
ammunition each.
Rebel armament Machine
guns unknown, five cannon 7,000
rifles of various .makes, men car
rying 150 rounds of ammunitipn
each. -
Federals claim more big guns,
better equipment, certain-victory.
' Rebels claim federal army com
posed mostly of convicts who will
Tiot fight, and certain victory.
Probable time of battle To
day or Sunday.
The stake Control of north
ern half of Mexico; the way to
Mexico; the Presidency.
o o-
SEp GROSS HOLD DRILL,
, Washington, May. 11. Before
audience, comprising diplomatic
and congressional corps and all
official Washington, Internation
al Red t Crass' Conference: lield
drills here this afternoon. ,,
'Miss Marion Oliver! daughter
the assistant ' secretary of waj,
and Miss Alys Meyer, daughter
of secretary of navy, led- rival
teams of Red Cross" nurses in big
sham battje that was main event
of day.
Following- the "war." drills
VeTe given by the army and'davy
hospital corps, firemen, policemen
and boy scouts.
o o -
To keep old potatoes -fromTurn-jr-
ing' black when putting them 'on
to doii, aaa one-nait teacuprui of
sweet milk to the water in which
they boiL
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