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NEW REVOLT EXPECTED IN
! Washington, June 29. A new,
formidable revolt in Northern Mexico
seemed certain today. The situation
in the capital was increasingly
n Confidential advices from border
"W points were that professional "gun
men," chiefly of half-breed type,
former federal soldiers and officers
under Diaz and Huerta, have been
crossing into Mexico in large num
bers, all armed and declared to be
proceeding to an agreed rendezvous.
Arrest of Huerta and Orozco, it was
declared, will not interfere with this
program and attack on Villista
strongholds of Juarez and Chihuahua
was looked for at any time.
Villa was reported hurrying north
from Aguas Calienties to mass anoth
er army near Chihuahua ready for
Hand-to-hand fighting between
Carranzistas and Zapatistas in capi
tal's suburbs and bread riots in town
itself reported in Mexico City. State
department had no word for 11 days
from Brazilian minister there and
Consuls Silliman and Canada at Vera
Cruz were making frantic efforts to
get into touch with him.
Gen. Angeles, supporter of Gen.
Villa, was in Washington today. He
arrived on the Federal express and
went directly to Villa headquarters.
IGNORANT FOREIGNERS ARE
BEING MADE THE "GOATS"
Hutchinson, Kan., June 29. Em
ployment agencies are collecting fees
from ignorant foreigners and sending
(0 them into state, guaranteeeing har
vesting jobs, although they make no
effort to place the men.
Fifty-eight laborers from Chicago
stranded here today say they paid $1
each and were guaranteed $2.50 per
day jobs by Chicago employment
agency. County is already overrun
with would-be harvesters. Many sent
Jn by such agencies.
THEY'LL WANT TO .KNOW, "DID
YOU SWALLOW ANYTHING?"
Charleston, W. Va., June 29.
Nearly every child in West Virginia
who complained of any ailment from
a "toff in the front" to a "tummy
ache" today was asked first thing if
he had "swallowed anything," be
cause At Alderson, W. Va., yesterday
Harry Meredith, 9, quickly recovered
from chronic throat trouble when he
"hawked" out a needle that he 'had
swallowed six years ago and also be
cause Allen Baldwin, 3, of Point Pleas
ant, who had lain at the point of
death for a month with "pneumonia,"
soon got well when he coughed up
a marble-sized ball of phleghm in
which was a peanut that had gone
down the wrong way.
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'SINGING DOESN'T MEAN INSANE
New York, June 29. The fact that
a paralytic woman of 80 sings love
songs is no sign she is crazy, accord
ing to Miss Magdalene Barre, testify
ing in a will-breaking suit Relatives
of Mrs. S. Newton Smith, who left a
fortune of $100,000 to a doctor and
her nurse, are seeking to break her
will, alleging she was mentally un
balanced. o o
Teacher Now, boys, tell me how
to make a slow horse fast
Willie Starve him!
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