LAND REDISTRIBUTION URGED
New London, Conn., Sept 11, Re
distribution of lands, through a tax
ation scheme which will break up
, large holdings, was a suggestion for
solution of Mexican internal prob
lems which the Mexican commission
ers outlined to the Americans ha ne
"peace" conference today.
The Carranza envoys urged their
plan as a hopeful sign of regenera
tion and urged it would help rid the
nation of the scourge of banditry and
lessen the need for military protec
tion of the border.
FUNSTON DISCREDlfs'STORY OF
Washington, Sept 11. The war
department today received from Gen.
Funston additional information dis
crediting reports of Villista activities.
Punston's message included the fol
lowing from Qen. Pershing:
"Reports regartling Villa's ""move
ment north continuously received
through El Paso authorities. So far
these reports cannot be confirmed
herb, although every possible source
of information is being used."
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ALBRIQHT FOR GOOD LAWS
, Wm. F, Albrjgbt, union labor man,
who is running for the Democratic
nomination for the legislature from
the 25th .district, has the following
platform: Home rule for Chicago, the
eight-hour day, referendum vote on
school board, referendum vote on
liquor question, state control of pri
vate banks, state control of all public
utilities, reform In primary laws, re
straining abuse of anti-labor injunc
tion practice and civil service reform.
LEEV WORKERS WANT RAISE
Packers .and coopers are on strike
at the Lee Manufacturing Co., 1047
W. 36th. Want more wages. About
SO" are out
, London. 3,(JC0 Cardiff railroad
Srorkers threaten strike.
BULL FIGHTER PICKED UP BY
COW-CATCHER OF TRAIN
Juarez, Mexico, Sept 11, Juan
Rangel .was struck by a train on the
Nor-Oeste De Mexico railway and in
jured. Juan was well known to many
Americans in El Pasq.
Doesn't sound like much of a story
but wait Juan was a famous and
expert bull fighter. Hundreds of
tourists have thrilled when he awold
ed the furious rushes of maddened
bulls in the bull ring here. The train"
which hit Juan runs once a week. It
was whizzing along at all of four
miles an hour.
And Juan was hit by the cow
VILLA SAYS HE WILL BE IN
CHIHUAHUA CITY SEPT. 16
El Paso, Tex., Sept 11 "I'll shout
'Grito' in Chihuahua City on the eve
of Mexican independence day, Sept
16," is the threat Pancho Villa Is
making to natives along the line -of
his northward march, according to a
Mexican rancher arriving in Juarez.
The rancher declared that Villa
had 1,500 men with him, all fully
armed. Texas rangers Friday ex
changed shots with Mexicans across
the Rio Grande near Fabens, 25 miles
south of here, wounding one, it was
reported. The rangers had captured
a horsethief.who later escaped and
fled across the river.
ANOTHER MASHER MASHED
Another masher was mashed on a
State street car early today. When
they dragged him to the police sta
tion he gave the name of Edward
Mills of Cape May, N. J. He was
partly identified later as being from
New York city.
Mills got his when Charles Emm
ler xf 5622 Bernice av., "decided he
had paid enough attentions to his
wife, who sat with Mills in the seat
Emmler heard Mills make some
remark to Mrs. Emmler about the
time; then he "hauled off."
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