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LOPEZ, VltLA AID, QUIZZED ON
LEADER'S HIDING PLACE
El Paso, Tex., April 24. While ca
reers of Pablo Lopez and Manuel
Baca, two of Mexico's arch bandits,
were aid to be ended today, renewed
activity by Canuto Reyes was re
ported in attack on Mexico Central
train with total of 24 passengers
Four of these were killed by shots
from bandits and 20 were said to
have been killed when Reyistas
finally wrecked train between Tor
reon and Jiminez.
Lopez, who directed massacre of
12 Americans at Santa Ysabel last
January, is reported under arrest at
Chihuahua City. Carranza Consul
Garcia stated that Lopez was under
going the "third degree" to force
him to tell of Villa's whereabouts.
Baca, noted Villista lieutenant,
was reported to have been killed in
attack on Santa Tomas yesterday.
Citizens or American troops, accord
ing to differing reports, repulsed at
tacks. Both Lopez and Baca have been
reported killed several times and
American officials here awaited con
firmation. Garcia asked to have the
body of Baca sent to Juarez.
Villa's approximate location is
known to Gen. Pershing, according
to Columbus advices.
San Antonio, Tex., April 24. With
last of 2,300 additional troops order
ed into Mexico due to concentrate at
Columbus by nightfall, new plans of
operation recommended by Chief of
Staff Scott and Gen. Punston was
believed in operation today.
Dispatches from Washington, fol
lowing Scott's long report of Satur
day night, caused sudden change of
attitude at headquarters. Scott ab
ruptly decided to remain here instead
of returning immediately to Wash
ington, and though neither of army
heads would discuss expedition's next
moves, Scott "believed troops would
01 nain in Mexico" for present
Developments of next few days,
he intimated, will determine whether
expedition is to resume Villa hunt.
Scott and Funston emphasized han
dicap under which troops had been
marching, however, and advanced
necessity for recuperation.
More horses are to be sent to Gen.
Pershing to replace the animals worn
50,000 MEN GO ON STRIKE IN
Pittsburgh, April 24. Approxi
mately 50,000 men were on strike in
the Pittsburgh district today. The
majority of these were comprised in
the strikes of Westinghouse employes
and coal miners of bituminous dis
trict number 5. Approximately 15,
000 Westinghouse employes were out
and miners striking numbered 24,-000.
The other 11,000 were striking at
35 plants scattered throughout the
district On next Monday a strike of
2,000 street railwav. employes may
tie the city up. I
Westinghouse machine company's
employes joined the strike today in
such numbers, as to practically tie up
the works. Leaders claimed that half
of the 5,000 employed there were out
at noon. Officials admitted that
many had not reported for work.
Latest reports from the clash on
the railroad bridge describe the
action as a "battle." The deputies
were unable to break the" ''chain," it
was said, many of the strikers taking
a severe battering in their successful
effort to hold the line. Strikers were
reported still holding the bridge this
Armies of pickets weer thrown
about the East Pittsburgh, Wilmer
ding and Turtle Creek plants of the
Westinghouse concern when the first
shifts began to report today. They
bent every energy to persuade the
15,000 workers to ally themselves
with the movement.
Mrs. Anna Lawrenz, 754 California
teiv ocveieiy injured. Hit by taxi.
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