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CLASH CAME AT CARRIZAL.
Twenty-Three American Soldiers
Known to llave I?ost Lives.
Field Headquarters, Mexico, June
26.- (Hy Wireless to Columbus, iN.
M.)-Twenty-three American soldiers
are known to have lost their lives on
the battlefield at Carrizal, according
to a report to Gen. (Pershing from
'Major Jenkins, commanding the Elev
enth Cavalry column, ordered to
scour the country In that vicinity for
Tho report told of tho rescue In
eafety of Capt. Lewis S. Morey, after
he had made a daring stand in the
face of heavy Mexican odds and he
roic personal sacrifices in an effort to
save the lives of his men. Major
Jenkins said ho had evidence that
nine American troopers, In addition
to those previously reported dead,
had boon killed.
A note found on tho body of Capt.
Charles T. Boyd, tho American com
mander, who lost his lifo in a charge
on tho Mexican machine gun trench,
proved Hint Gen. Felix Gomez, tho
Mexican commander, invited him into
the town of Carrizal, and that he had
refused and afterward conferred with
Gomez outside tho town. Neither the
note book of Capt. Boyd nor that of
Capt. Morey, both of which were re
covered, throw any new light on the
clash, according to tho report. After
the flr:<t firing Troop K, under Capt.
Morey's command, took refuge in a
nearby adobe, Major Jenkins report
ed. Realizing that they were sur
rounded and outnumbered by Mexi
can troops, ho ordered his men to
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that their chances of escape might ho
Capt. Morey, himself suffering
with slight wounds, with four men,
remained hidden throughout the day
in the house, which was within 2,000
yards of the Cararnza Une
That night the party of four start
ed afoot in an attempt to make their
way back to the expeditionary com
mand. However. Capt. Morey soon
became so weak from loss of blood
that be was unable to walk, and, be
lieving he was dying, he ordered his
men to leave him and save them
This they did, but shortly tho
wounded officer managed to rally
enough strength to crawl to the ranch
house of an American named Mc
Cabe, living about niuo miles from
Major Jenkins reported that he had
found Capt. Morey hidden in Mc
Cabe's house and that his wounds
were not dangerous. Upon the re
ceipt of the dispatch Cen. Pershing
said 43 members of tho command en
gaged had been accounted for and
that one other is known to be alive,
but. ls lost In tho desert. The re
mainder of the 84 men who made up
the detachment are believed to have
been killed or made prisoner.
Germans Have Taken 11,000 Russ.
Rerlln, June 20.-Near Skul tho
Germans have Inflicted new defeats
on tho Russians, it is officially an
nounced. Since Juno 16th, 61 Rus
sian officers, 11,000 mon, two cannon
and 54 machine guns have been taken
by tho Germans.
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MEXICANS FIRED FIRST SHOT.
Wounded Captain Writes Dispatch
nnd Orders Men to Ijenvc Him.
San Antonio, Texas, June 25.
Mexican troops flied tho first shots
on the troopers of the Tenth United
StateB Cavalry at Carrizal, hut not
until the American force, fearing an
ambush, had advanced in battle for
mation, according to a letter written
on tho day of tho light by Capt.
Lewis Morey, commanding Troop K
of the Tenth, and forwarded to Cen.
Funston by Gen. Pershing to-night.
Capt. Morey wrote the letter at
9.1ft a. m., June 21. while hiding in
a hole about 2,000 yards from the
scene of the battle. Capt. Morey was
wounded and had another wounded
man and three unwounded troopers
with him. Tho threo unwounded
men were picked up by a detachment
under Lieut. Henry A. Meyers, Jr.,
of the Tenth Cavalry, and tho letter
brought to Gen. Pershing to-day.
Abandoned nt Own Request.
Capt. Morey was left to die upon
the desert from thirst and his
wounds. Tho men abandoned him at
his own order. The three unwound
ed men had carried him, according
to their stories, to Lieut. Meyers,
from the hole where he had hidden,
and made their way nearly two.
miles from the battlefield.
They were forced to stop, and
Capt. Morey, believing himself hope
lessly wounded, ordered them to
leave him. They also thought him
about to die from loss of blood and
thirst, and obeyed.
Sent Courier into Ca ni sal.
Capt. Morey's letter told of the
joining of Troop C, under Capt. C. T.
Boyd, and Troop K, under his own
command, at Ojo Santo Domingo, on
June 20, and the advance together
toward Carrizal on June 21.
He arrived in an open field a mile
from Carrizal at 7.30 In the morning.
Thcro they halted, and Capt. Boyd
sent a courier into Carrizal asking
permission of Gen. Felix Gomez to
enter the town, saying he was going
to Villa Ahumada. Gomez replied
that he would not bo allowed to ou
ter the town, but might make a de
tour around lt.
Fearing that they were about to be
trapped by the Mexicans, who had
sallied out from the town during the
parley, tho American troops deployed
in battle formation, mounted and
moved forward. Tho Mexicans then
opened Ure. Capt. Boyd, ordered his
men to dismount and returned the
fire, the engagement lasting about an
Carranxa looses Ammunition.
Laredo, Texas, June 25.-Two
million rounds of ammunition, con
signed to Carranza military authori
ties in the interior of Mexico nnd
recently confiscated by United States
customs officials, were sent by spe
cial train to tho government supply
stores at San Antonio to-day.
Kill Two Americans.
Douglas, Ariz., June 25.-William
Robertson and Tom Snyder. Ameri
can cattlemen, have been killed by
Mexicans southwest of Nacozarl, So
nora, according to the statement to
day of military ofllclals from Agua
Ofllclals at Arlspe have telegraph
ed Gen. Calles confirming the death
of A. R. Dickson, a British subject,
Wounded in the fight with Mexican
cowboys, in which Jim Parks, an
American prospector, was killed.
Capt. Morey is Safe.
San Antonio, Texas, June 25.
Capt. Lewis Sydney Morey is safe,
having reached tho main body of
American troops with two of his
men, according to a message to Gen.
Funston, which was received to
night from Mrs. Morey, at Austin,
Texas, who said that sho had had a
wireless message from him from
"somewhere in Mexico" to that effect.
WRECK AMERICAN CONSULATE.
Mexicans nt Torre?n Ratter Rodding.
Want Americans Ousted.
Eagle Pass, Texas, June 26.-Tho
United States consulate at Torre?n,
'Mexico, was demolished June 18 by a
mob o' several thousand civilians led
by the mayor of the city and a Car
ranza army band, according to Amer
ican refugees arriving here late to
De facto government soldiers in
cited the mob, the refugees stated,
and forced a crowd attending a bull
fight to join in the demonstration.
The mob rushed through the
streets shouting "Death to all the
'grlngoes'," and upon reaching the
CARRANZA NOTUS AND It EFL?Y.
Release Iniiuedlately of Prisoners Tn?
keil is Denni ml of U. S.
Washington, June 25.-President
Wilson ealled the ranking members
of the congressional foreign affairs
committees to the White House to
night and informed them of a com
munication sent to-day to Gen. Car
ranga. He lold them he would take
no further action and would not de
sire to address Congress before a re
ply was received.
As he loft Senator Stone said:
"The situation is exceedingly
acute." None of tho conferees
would discuss the contents of the
note, which the State Department had
arranged to have published in the
.Monday morning papers.
Text of Note to Carran/ji.
Washington, June 25.-The text of
the note to the Mexican de facto gov
ernment, transmitted to-day to Jas.
Linn Rodgers, special representative
of tho American government in Mex
ico City, says:
"Mr. Arredondo yesterday deliver
ed to this government tho following
om mu nica (ion:
" 'I am directed by my government
to inform your excellency, with refer
ence to the Carrizal Incident, that the
Chief Executive, through the Mexi
can war department, gave orders to
Gon. Jacinto B. Trevino not to per
mit American forces from Gon. Per
shing's column to advance further
south, nor to move either east or
west from the points where they are
located, and to oppose new incursions
of American soldiers into Mexican
territory. These orders were brought
by Gen. Trevino to the attention of
Gen. Pershing, who acknowledged the
receipt of the communication rela
tive thereto. On tho 22d instant, as
your excellency knows, an American
force moved eastward quite far from
its base, notwithstanding the above
orders, and was engaged by Mexican
troops at Carrizal, State of Chihua
hua. As a result of the encounter
several men on both sides were kill
ed and wounded, and 17 American
soldiers were made prisoners.'
Demands Made by U. S.
"You are hereby Instructed to hand
to the minister of foreign relations of
the de facto government the follow
" 'The government of the United
States can put no other construction
upon the communication handed to
the Secretary of State of the United
States on the 24th of June by Mr.
Arredondo, under instructions of
your government, than that it ls in
tended as a formal avowal of delib
erately hostile action against tho
forces of the United States now in
Mexico, and of tho purpose to attack
them without provocation whenever
they move from their present posi
tion in pursuance of the objects for
which they were sent there, notwith
standing the fact that those objects
not only involve no unfriendly inten
tion towards the government and
people of Mexico, but are on the con
trary, Intended only to assist that
government in protecting Itself and
the territory and people of the Uni
ted States against irresponsible and
insurgent bands of rebel marauders.
" 'I am instructed, therefore, by
my government to demand the imme
diate release of the prisoners taken
la the oncounter at Carrizal, together
with any property of the United
States taken with them, and to in
form you that tho government of tho
United States expects an early state
ment from your government as to
the course of action it wishes tho
government of tho United States to
understand lt has determined upon,
and that it also expects that this
statement bo made through tho usual
diplomatic channels, and not through
subordinate military commanders.' "
consulate destroyed the furniture and
then wrecked the building. After
Wild he mob congregated in the cen
trai ..-aza of tho town, where a mass
meeting was held. Tho mayor and
other prominent Mexicans, it is said,
addressed this meeting, inciting the
populace against Americans, advising
that all citizens of the United States
be run out of the country.
Report Reaches Washington.
Washington, June 26.-A report
that the American consulate at Torre
?n was stoned by a Mexican mob was
received at the State Department to
day from an Kl Paso agent. The In
formation was brought by a traveler
and did not disclose the extent of
damage. The consulate was closed
several days ago.
"TIMM IS INOPPORTUNE,
Suys Bolivian Diplomat-'May Yet
Suggesti Mediation, However,
Washington, June 20.-Efforts to
ward a Latin-American mediation lu
tho Mexican crisis, favored by Car
ranza officials, collapsed to-day with
out having reached tho stage of a
formal proposal to.tho United States.
lt was made plain by Secretary
Lansing to Ignacio Calderon, minis
ter of Bolivia, that tho Washington
government sees nothing in the situ
ation that would warrant arbitration
Mr. Lansing talked with the minis
ter for half an hour and is under
stood to have told him that the blame
for the grave outlook rested squarely
upon Cen. Carranza. The attitude of
the United States was so fully out
lined that Mr. Calderon did not men
tion directly tho original purpose of
his visit, which was to ask if the Uni
ted States would entertain an offer
of the services of its southern neigh
bors lo aid In averting war.
When the minister left the State
Department he said the time "seem
ed inopportune," and that for the
present tho diplomatic representa
tives of tho six South and Central
American countries who had ap
proached the Mexican embassy on the
subject of mediation and received as
surances that the Carranza govern
ment was favorable to the principle,
would not lender their good offices
to the United States, lie indicated
that the attempt to arrange media
tion might bo renewed If Cen. Gar?
ranza's reply to Secretary Lansing's
last noto furnished any basis on
which the proposal could bo founded.
Millions Nixxlod for Troops.
War Department activities during
the day covered a wide Held. Supple
mental orders to departmental com
manders called for greater haste in
getting the national guard to tho
border. Authorization went out to
accept men under tho physical ex
aminations on which they entered the
State service, postponing final exami
nation until they are on route or havo
reached the border. Those found un
fit will be sent back at once.
Estimates to cover the pay and
maintenance expenses of the State
troops, totaling $88,000,000 up to
January 1, were laid before Congress.
With them went figures of $13,000,
Out) for the purchase of horses and
mules for army use. The total esti
mates of the quartermaster general
alone pass the $1 00,000,000 mark.
Tho House passed the annual army
appropriation bill after adding $26,
000,000 for emergency purposes dur
ing tho brief d?bale that preceded
the vote. An urgent deficiency bill
carrying $25,000,000 for national
guard pay, equipment and. transpor
tation was framed in committee for
presentation to the House to-morrow.
Musa lteleji.se by To-Night.
Washington, June 27-Unless Gen.
Carranza surrenders the 23 American
troopers held at Chihuahua City be
fore to-morrow night, President Wil
son probably will go beforo Congress
Thursday to ask for authority to res
cue them by force. Pending their
release, tho United States government
will not consider any offer of media
tion or arbitration.
The State Department had no inti
mation to-night as to when a reply to
the note sent Sunday demanding im
mediate release of tho soldiers might
he expected. It was delivered yester
day at ll a. m. Special Agent Rodg
ers has been unable to forecast tho
action of tho do facto authorities.
Prompt compliance by Congress
with any request the President may
make as to Mexico was foreshadowed
to-day by the calm which prevailed in
both Houses? Although measures de
signed to prepare for war were under
consideration and the corridors of
the Capitol hummed with rumors,
there was no excitement, and discus
sion of tho subject on the floor was
avoided. The legislative branch of
tho government was plainly walting
to do its part when what the major
ity regarded as inevitable should
Mexican? Urged to Drink Blood.
El Paso, Texas, June 26.-Ameri
can refugees brought to tho border
Mexican newspapers to show to what
extent the anti-American feeling is
growing. An editorial in La Refor
ma, a semi-ofHcial paper published in
Saltillo, captioned "Blood," makes a
violent attack upon tho United States,
Its people and Its policies, and con
"Above all, do not forget that at a
time of national need humanity is a
crime and frightfulness is a virtue.
"Pull put eyes, ?natch out hearts,
tear open breasts, drink-If you can
-the blood In the skulls of the In
vaders from the cities of Yankee
"In defense of liberty, be a Nero,
bo a Caligula-that is to be a good
"Peace between Mexico and the
United States will be closed in throes
of terror and barbarism."
A refugee from Mexico City arriv
ing at tho border to-day, said that at
stations in Northern Durango men
and women who no longer had cloth
ing to cover themselves crowded
about the train and cried for food.
He said they fought over bits of or
ange peel which a follow traveler
threw from the coash.
ALABAMA (?KAM) JURY ACTS.
Hunda Down Eight indictments.
Ttu-co Charging Murder.
Huntsville, Alu., June 24.-Tho
special grand Jury which has boon
investigating tho murdor ot Probate
Judge VV. T. Lawlor made Its roport
to Judge A. H. Fostor this morning,
ulght true bills woro roturned. Chas.
M. Nails, former circuit dork, was
Indicted, as was Porc.y Brooks, ownor
ol' tho Whltosburg Ferry, both hoing'
In tho Jefferson ?ounty Jail. Al
though lt ls imn^niblo lo learn on
au ?toi ay, it is believed that David
1). Overton, former circuit clork, and
ut least half a dozen others have hoon
Indicted and will be arrested whou
Coroner Robert Pool has taken
charge of the olllco 'of Sheriff Phil
lips, who suicided yesterday, aud
hns appointed Judge S. M. Hie,vint
office assistant. Lonnie T. Batos ia
reappointed chlof deputy, and all
other regular and special deputies
lt ls understood that only threo
Indictments wero returned lu tho
murder caso, and that the other five
blllB wero against alleged violators
of the prohibition law.
Tho report says that thor? baa
been an unprecedented lawless condi
tion in tho county for a number of
yours, culminating lu the horrible
tragedy. The blame ls placed on no
special department of the law, but
there has been a general laxity ot
enforcement. On account of the
dentb of tho sheriff the roport con
tains no criticism of that ellice.
Boa(N 8opply Tiger?.
The blind tigor trade is suki to be
supplied from boats on tho Tennes
see river, where cargoes are tr&hs
ported in taxicabs, some of which bo
long to the chief of police. The chief
is nuked to disassociate himself from
the (.axlcnb business or from the po
The latest sensation was tho sui
cido in the county Jail of Sheriff Rob
ert Phillips. It 1? the second suicide
f Bowing and e.ausod by the murder
ol Midge W. T. Lawler, whoso body
wats found last Saturday, sunk in a
slough near the river. Shely S.
Pleasants, prominent attorney, killed
himself a few days ago.
Sheriff Phillips went to a coll In
the roar of tho Jail, of which ho had
charge, late Friday afternoon. Dep
uties hoard a pistol shot and hurried
to Investigate. They found Phillips
dead, with a note by his side. It was
unsigned, but Identified as his writ
Phillips wrote that he had been
suspected of tho murder of Judge
Lu wier, whom ho had opposed in pol
itics, and, though innocent, could not
live under such suspicion.
101 Paso, Texas, Juno 27.-Tho bor
der ls convinced that war is inevita
ble. Interest centers in Gen. Per
shing's change of base from Naml
qtilpa to Elvallo and Carranza's re
ply to President Wilson's note. It ls
believed that Carranza cannot yield
without hoing deposed by his nrmy
chiefs. Should he concede lt is be
lieved he will meet Mndoro's fate.
17,000 U. H. Militiamen Entrain.
Seventeen thousand militiamen
from Massachusetts, Now York. New
Jersey and Connecticut entrained lato
Monday afternoon. Seventy-six thou
sand and five hundred will be patrol
ing the border by Friday oi Saturday.
Tho campaign has all been planned,
but naturally the details aro kept a
secret for strategic reasons.
Call 1er Volunteers.
A call for volunteers will be one of
the first steps if President Wilson
decides that war is unavoidable.
Two hundred and fifty thousand aro
tho number that will be needed,
roughly estimated. This would bring
the armed forco up to 393,000.
C'liildren's Day nt Fairfield.
Children's Day exercises will be
held in the Fairfield school audito
rium on July 9th, beginning at 10
o'clock a. m. The afternoon will be
given over to singing. Messrs. Mor
ton and Murphree, and all other good
singers and lovers of music, are es
pecially invited; also the neighbor
ing Sunday schools. Let everybody
attend and take well-filled, baskets.
Railroad Agent Murdered.
Bessemer, Ala., Juno 24.-Special
Agent D. C. Burnett, of the 1?, and A.
Railroad, was murdered here between
2 o'clock and daylight Saturday
morning, hi? body being found in tho
Central Lumber Company's yard at ?
o'clock with knife wound* tn the left