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riding hard in effort to save lives of
W. L. Mathews, who arrived here
with three men wounded in raid, de
clared Carranzista officers' commis
sion was found on body of Capt.
Daniel Rodriguez, . one of raiders.
Civilian posse came" -across Rodri
guez' body and that of another slain
raider in patch of buffalo grass on
outskirts of Gleen Springs, Mathews
El Paso, Tex., May 9. Working
unseen, interventionist forces were
active along border today, striving
mightily to upset negotiations be
tween Gen. Scott and Obregon for
solution of Mexican situation.
Decision of American commanders
to send Marathon expedition across
border caused friction in last night's
meeting between two war leaders,
coming in face of Gen. Carranza's
request for withdrawal of Pershing
column, and meeting broke up with
out conclusion having been reached.
Though no arrangements have been
made for another meeting there is
feeling that negotiations have not
yet been declared off.
Indications pointed to another
conference within nevt few days.
While Mexican authorities sus
pected that European intervention
ists had prior knowledge that Glenn
Springs raid was to be made, there
is distinct suspicion here that the
guiling force lay nearer home.
FEARS BLINDNESS SUICIDES
Edward J. Smith, manager of Mau
rice L. Rothschild's Minneapolis
clothing store, committed suicide
yesterday by shooting himself in the
head. The suicide occurred in the
home of his nephew, Harry Hada
son, 1414 Balmoral av. Fear of
blindness was the cause. He was 57
years old and unmarried. '
OFFICER QUELLS SMALL RIOT
George Krause, 4713 Calumet av.,
loudly boasted that he and his com
panions could clean out the Vernon
care, Vernon av. and 31st st. Patrol
Serg't Michael Duggan saw the
crowd rushing to get out and en
tered the place. Shots were ex
changed. Krause was wounded be
neath the heart. His four compan
ions were arrested.
HAS GERMANY VIOLATED ONE
OF HER PROMISES ALREADY?
Washington, May 9. With Pres.
Wilson's acecptance of Germany's
now altered policy of submarine war
fare only today received in Berlin,
that new policy may already have
been nit to test by submarine com
mander. Torpedoing of the liner
Cymric, if it was without warning,
apparently violates the very orders
against attacking merchantmen
which German imperial government,
has declared are in effect
The fact that no Americans were
aboard, Washington officials said to
day, does not enter into the case.
Germany has declared her orders
now to submarine commanders are
intended to confine operation of the
war for the rest of its duration to the
fighting forces of belligerents. The
Cymric was not of fighting forces.
U. S. WANTS TO KNOW FACTS
London, May 9. In view of Ger
many's latest pledges, American con
suls were directed today to obtain
detailed information Regarding tor
perdoing of White Star liner Cymric,
reported badly damaged, but pro
ceeding into an Irish port early today.
Neither admiralty nor White Star
agents had any information today
except brief message from Queens
town saying liner was torpedoed at
4 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
London, May 9. White Star liner
Cymric, torpedoed yesterday after
noon by German submarine, sank at
3 o'clock this morning while at
tempting to make her way into Irish