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Sen. Harding, one of the big Thomp-'
son leaders. The license was revoked
once, but restored three days later.
SCOTT HOLDS UPPER HAND; U.S.
El Paso, May 10. Gen. Scott holds
whiphand today in his negotiations
with War Minister Obregod. For the
first time American forces available
for duty along border in Mexico were
numerically superior to Mexican
troops and military officials believed
Obregon's bluff had been called. An
other conference between war heads
is expected today and authorities
confidently expected full agreement
on details of original plan.
While Scott obdurately refused to
listen to any plan involving a time
limit on expedition, American mili
tary' preparations were progressing
rapidly to throw 7,000 men within
striking distance of Mexico.
Obregon lost no time seeking con
ference after Pres. Wilson ordered
Texas, Arizona and New Mexico mi
litia to border.
Obregon submitted proposition for
Americans to return to border and
from their own soil co-operate wjth
equal number of Carranzistas in
wiping out bandits. Scott promptly
turned down the proposition.
When the meeting ended the con
ferees accepted Scott's invitation to
lunch in his private car, and, at part
ing, the men appeared entirely
friendly, promising resumption of
American officials were confident
today that an agreement will be
reached, possibly at this afternoon's
Washington, May 10. Adminis
tration will take no chances on Cat
ranza. This is inner significance of
orders to militia and infantry to rein
force border patrol.
FEELING MOST OPTIMISTIC IN
Mexico City, May 10. Feeling here '
is most optimistic over results of the t
Juarez conference between War Min
ister Obregon and Gen. Scott, despite
few early reports which indicated
If negotiations between Obregon
and "Scott are halted, it is not be
cause any deadlock has been reached
or insurmoustable difficulties found,
Carranza officials informed United
WHAT PART WILL POLICE. PLAY
IN GARMENT STRIKE?
Chief Healey appears to be lining
up the police dep't toplay the same
old game for the employers in the
clothing workers' strike. Yester
day he Tjave out orders to grant no
vacations until the trouble was set
tled. At the same time First Deputy
Schuettler sent out orders to hold all
men on reserve at their stations.
The following firms are already
hit by the strike: Rosenwald &
Weil, Ederheimer & Stein, Linden
thar& Sons, B. Kuppenheimer, Kuh,
Nathan & Fischer, Hirsch & Wick
wire, Alfred Decker & Cohn, Chas.
Kauffman and Mayer Bros. Many
more will be added to this list before
Police struck their first blow at
the clothing workers today when they
arrested Steve Skala, Bohemian or
ganizer, for talking to a group of
union men near the Iluppenhetmer
shops at 22d and Western.
Several hundred more employes
of the W. W. Kimball Piano Co., 26th
and Marshall blvd., are expected to
join the 200 machinists who walked
out yesterday for better pay and
Three hundr.eS men employed by
the Peter Schuttler Co., wagon mak
ers, 2509 W. 22d sL, are on strikes
Officials of Local 376 of the Inter
national Brotherhood of Electrical
Workers of America announce that
it has amalgamated with Local 134."
Paris. Slackening in 'German
bombardment of French positions
northwest of Verdun."