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"Let's stick together, Martin," lie
suggested. "It ain't safe to be sepa
rated." Martin agreed and they started to
patrol both beats together.
."There they go! Two of them
crawling -away," whispered the ex
cited Martin. -.
"Halt, advance and'be recognized,"
ordered the more intrepid O'Donahue
of the shape in the darkness. But
there was no halt, and the order was
repeated in a louder tone.
"Halt or I will shoot," he cried.
They raised their rifles and fired.
The moving object fell with a grunt.
"He's dead," quote'd the youthful
soldiers in unison as the corporal of
the guard came running up. The
"A mule!" he exclaimed in surprise.
"You lubbers have killed a perfectly
good Ut S. mule. No wonder he didn't
give the countersign; the poor beast
couldri't understand "English."
The boys have funny names they
apply to themselves. The men from
the fleet are called "gobs" "and they
call the Mexicans "spicks." We are
becoming anxious for a little more
excitement, because Vera Cruz is as
quiet as a country village these days.
o o '
BELIEVED CARRANZA WILL GRAB
ALL NORTH MEXICO
Washington, May 7. Reports of
almost continuous constitutionalist
successes in northern Mexico -today
cleared the atmosphere so far as the
IJ. 9. was concerned. The president
Vid his advisers beheve that before
the A. B. C. mediators begin their
work at Niagara Falls, Ont., Carranza
will hold the entire north.
They are confident that as soon as
this condition is brought about Huer
ta will either eliminate himself or be
According to information made
public by Raphael Zubaran, secre
tary of the interior in the Carranza
provisional cabinet, Caltillo, San Luis
Potosi and Tampico in the northeast
and Mazatlan. oa the west coast are
all under attack by the rebels.
Washington, D. C. Constitutional
ists made sharp attack upon federal
reinforcements in northwestern por
tion of Vera Cruz province and an inr
decisive engagement followed accord-
ing to message from Admiral Badger 4
That Mexican troons in vicinity of fi
Vera Cruz are anticipating an Amer
ican advance on Mexico City indi
cated by Gen Punston's dispatches.
Funston has been given discretionary
authority even to extending lines to
insure safety of Tejar water supply.
By Jin,Manee. y :
It's nearly liurdy-gurdy time
When street pianos rattle rhyme
In music, sometimes sweet.
This sort of weather's sure to bring
Italian's monkeys on the string
To please kids on the street.
P. S. Aw! go on, give the monkey
a penny, Tommy.
Detroit at Chicago.
St. Louis at Cleveland
Philadelphia at Washington.
New York at Boston.
Chicago at Pittsburgh.
Cincinnati at St. Louis.
Brooklyn at Philadelphia.
Boston at New York.
Brooklyn at Chicago. . .j
Buffalo at Kansas City.
Baltimore, at Indianapolis.
Pittsburgh at St. Louis.
o o -Charles,
Wagoner, alleged pick
pocket, failed to appear in court.
Bond forfeited. k
WEATHER FQREC AST
Generally fair Thursday and Fri
day; cooler Friday, s