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EI Paso's Rapid Growth
Ofndial United States Census.
Population 1910 39,279
Population 1900 15,906
Population 1890 10,338
EI Paso, Texas,
December 10, 1910 -26 Pages
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Rio Janeiro, Brazil, Dec. JO. The naval battalion on Cobra Island mutined .
this moruiBR Had after a bombardment, agreed to surrender but vrhen the
bombardment ceased, the mntineers changed their minds r.ud the federal gov
erameBt had to reopen it. - f
If the mutineers do not yield, the Island will be taken by assault;
This trouble follows the mutiny a couple of weeks ago in which the crews
of several warships mutiaed and held ont until their demands were granted.
Calcutta, India, Dec 10. Serious fightingv between Hindus and
Mohammedans was begun last night and continued this morning. Several
combatants have been killed and many Injured.
Troops were finally called and a Maxim gun trained on the rioters but
the -fanatics were not dismayed and were only routed after several charges by
soldiers. , v
The trouble began when the. Hindus protested against the approaching
Mohammedan religious festival, at which it is customary to sacrifice cows,
the- animals being sacred to the Hindu.
UP IN WASHINGTON
Sloan and Wife at the White
House Cameron Guest
Washington, D. C, Dec. 10. Dele
gate Cameron's bill appropriating $90,- j
00JJ for a bridge at Tanner's crossing
of the Little Colorado, passed the
house yesterday after half an hour's
speech. It passed the senate at the
Mr. Cameron was the guest of honor
ot ninnpr lonmiiL u mc wvv."-
general. Governor Sloan and wife, of
Arizona, were guests n. '""S"1"" -the
-white house touay.
Rivers and Harbors Work.
A total of $21,894,861 in cash for
1912 annroDriatlons and 59,154,363 for
contracts authorized for the years -sub- j
sequent to ,1912 is carried in the rivers j
and haroors om reponeu to wc .m
hi- thP rivers and harbors committee.
It is expected that the sundry civil "bill
will carry several mI11I .SS
for similar purposes and that'when
the bill reaches the senate one or tne
amendments will provide for a survey
xf the harbors at Montauk point, Long
Island, a plan for which was placed be
fore the committee too wic wi Ati j
tion in the bill- JdontauK pomt is 4.
location of an old project for a sweep
ing change to meet the congestion of
docking at -New York.
Representative John A. Martin oft
Colorado, a. Democrat, who started tne
fight for an investigation of ihe sales
of the fr&ir lands in the Philippines,
made a statement before the house
committee on insular affairs Friday,
outlining his charges against the ad
ministration of those lands by the
Philippine government. The committee
adjourned to meet next Tuesday,, when
dean C. "Worcester of the Philippine
committee, and other members of a
delegation that have come to this coun
try from Manila, are expected to tes
Public Buildings Fnnds.
Chairman Tawney of the house com
mittee on appropriations, who has been
v stormed by a host of his colleagues in
an effort to find out what he purposes
to do to provide appropriations for j
carrving out the $26,000,000 of author
izatiomTmade by congress last session
mi TM,:i1ncrc ioc -j-nrmnoprl that. I
hfnmlttee will not urovide a dollar
for nubile building purposes unless I
secretary MacVeagh so recommends.
MRS STRBIGHT DEMANDS
1VEW TRIAL FROM JUDGE
"Waco, Texas, Dec 10. An amended
motion for a new trial for Mrs. Minnie
Lee Streight, convicted of the murder
of her husband at McGregor, under life
sentence, was filed this afternoon. The
motion covers a hundred typewritten
pages. The objections of counsel O. H.
Cross are the flourishing of the slayer's
alleged weapon in the court at the trial
and judge Ricnard 'Munroe's charge to
the jury. It carries an affidavit of the
defendant that during the trial the
judge was prejudiced against he,r.
BACKER'S TRIAIi IN
RESU3IED AT DALLAS
Dallas, Tex., Dec. 10. The examin
ation of L. C. McBride, a witness in
the Fred Fleming case in which Flem
ing 'former president of the "Western
Bank and Trust company, is charged
with accepting deposits Knowing the
bark was insolvent, occupied the morn
,ng session of th court. The trial was
resumed as the granddaughter of ju
ror T. M. Brown is recovering.
IVILL XOT MAKE CLEAX
SWEEP IX THEIR BRANCHES
Austin, Tex., Dec. 10. B- F. Gill,
Insurance commissioner elect, and C. C.
McDonald, secretary of state elect, are"
conferring with governor elect Colquitt
aere today. Both announce they will
not make a clau sweep of the depart
ment offices, but probablj' several
rhanges will be made.
PURSUED BY POSSE AFTER
SHOOTING WEALTHY FARMER
Muskogee, Okla.. Dec. 10. K. H.
cDaniels. keener of a country store i
McDaniels, keeper of a country store
sight miles east of here, yesterday
shot and killed Sam Williland, jr., a
wealthy farmer' aud fled to the Green
leaf mountains. A posse is pursuing
Mm. The men quarreled over money.
Chicago, III., Dec. 10. Backed by almost a unanimous vote of H3,000 en
gineers of all western railroads, "Warren Stone, grand chief of the Brother
hood of Locomotive Engineers, arrived In Chicago last night to present the
final ultimatum to the railroad members. Xegotlationi will be resumed
The men are asking for a 1."
have offered an S percent Increase and
controversy under the Erdman law,
TWO BROTHERS AND
AND SISTER SILLED
Customs Inspector Investi
gates Opium "Smuggling
Bisbee, Arlz Dec. 10. A telegram
has-been received-by T. "B. Bond to
the effect that his sister and two broth
ers had been killed in a railroad wreck
Customs inspector Shahey has come
to Bisbee to investigate the recent al
leged smuggling of opium. The au
thorities have ascertained that a quan
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Mexico, and they
"dope" s still secreted in this locality.
j. Price, who has been a resident
as passed across the "" - "" "- "; """5 ie ooruer ; r1TlftrtAfl- sijrhtinr 12 federal scouts, and i cit2
United Srr: from 5 uie uireaienea witn invasion by msur- .". . , ...
umteo. states, irom .--,.. .,. .. . J " . , -, strnn? nrrsitmn w.is taken awaiting
of this town for several years, died at tlmat" to the mayor of Ojinaga Fri
the Calnmet and Arizona hospital. df y. demanding its surrender and ad-.
Price evinced signs of lunacv last wees
and was taken to jll pending an exam
ination. He collapsed, however, and
was finally sent to the hospital where
f W- X- Edwards and Miss C. Lucas
were married by' Rev. J. G. Pritchard.
A closed rlnnr mPPtirn' nf i-nd eiiH-. !
ing committee appointed to investigate
the matter of the. missing street tax
receipts was held yesterday There are
1300 tax stubs missing; totaling 2&0fl.
The Business Men's Protective asso
-. ...0 .. ..t, U.UU.I. ,
ciation held a meeting at which a- set
of bylaws were drawn up and adopted
LIFE OF MIKADO
- IS ENDANGERED
Group of Socalled Anarch
ists on Trial- in Jaj)an '
Tokio. Janan. Dpp.
1.0. A public
,oi t -r...- -r.,... , ... I
"' ml -ueujuiu jn.uLuu ana .zo asso- I
elates, charged with plotting against j
the.' life of the emperor, opened in the
supreme court tot ay.
Kotoku is asserted to be the lead
er of the plotters. He formerly was
connected with a Tokio newspaper and
once lived in the United Stales, where
it is said, he associated with a political
organization with headquarters in San
-1 the accused are described by the .
Ponce as anarcnists. It is believed a
aeath sentence will be returned.
CHARGE THAT GRAXD
JURY IS SPIED OX.
. Chicago, 111., Dec. 10. Charges
'that secrets of the federal grand
jury room are being "tipped off'
to interested parties were made
before judge Landis, of the
United States district, court to
day, caused him to -suspend the
case he was hearing and demand
that the charges be sustained-at
The man accused of, being a
"tiptser" is Charles F. De
"Woody, district superintendent
of the bureau of investigation of
the department of justice.
3IE3D3ER OF LEGISLATURE
FOUXD DEAD IX ROOM
San Antonio. Tex., Dec. 10. Thad
,T. Adams, aged 47, a former member
of the legislature, was found dead in
bed this morning. Heart failure was
the cause ascribed. Adams was one of
the legislators arrested at Austin a
year on the charge of playing poker
in their rooms at Motel Driskill.
lost a leg in the service and studied
law, and was ad.nitted to the bar.
WILL SFEXD MILLIONS
OX TEVS PHOXE LIXES
Austin, Tex., Dec. 10. .7. C. Farns
worth, generaj manager of the South-,
western Telephone company announced
here today that the companv will i
spend .uuo.ooo on improvements of the
rr - . . .-
Jff f8 j?d , -ansa1s "Ef8 ?ns ,e 1
nexitwo y.e.ars' and wil1 bu,ld a line
Gen. Anson Mills, who has been here
from Washington to inspect his new
building, will return Saturday. .
percent advance in wages. The railroads j
.probably wI ofer to arbUrale j
. . . j
Ultimatum Sent to Comman
der of Town and Women
and Children Removed.
Alpine, Texas, Dec. 10. The town of
Ojinaga, just opposite Presidio, Texas,
ivin be attacked this evening at sun
down unless the demand of the revolu
tionists for the surrender of the place
is-acceded to. Ojinaga has 6000 people
ana mere are 600 troops of the revolu
tionary army now laying on their arms
before the place. The opinion is freely
advanced here by well informed people
that the town will ofer uo resistance,
but wil be quietly invested by the
forces of the revolutionists.
For some days the women and chil
dren have been crossing from Ojinaga
to Presidio seeking safety. Under ad
vice promulgated by the insurgent lead
ers, officers left Marfa yesterday for
Tnis information is absolutely au
thentic and comes from the most re
It is known that revolutionary agents
have lately been here and at Marfa and
there is a deep undercurrent of excite
ment among the Mexicans.
Confirmed by Consul.
Marfa, Tex., Dec. 10. Luther T.
Ellsworth, United States consul at
Ciudad PoTfirio Diaz, returned to Car
fa last night after an automobile tour
?..thl,.b?.rdeJhe 'b beird couu"
"j T,um.u ui jwna, unu cuuiirras re-
ports that several hundred N Mexican
families are refugees on the Texas side
of the frontier and that Ojinaga, JIu- 1
Five hundred insurgents sent an ul
iS"S nim in tne name of humanity"
to send the women and children across
the line into Texas. Xo Mexican troops
are stationed at Ojinaga, and its fall
is supposed to have followed.
Considerable suffering and some
lawlessness is reported amoner the
N As in the mountains of Chihuahua,
oast of Chihuahua City, The insurrectos
are not attempting to hide their iden-
" ". luugei. j. wo or tne more
prominent insurrectionary leaders havn
just left Marfa for Presidio. They were I
outsPken in regard to the movements
.i micunuus ml tne insurrectos ana
declared that Mexico would be taken
oy states, and that Chihuahua would
be the first to surrender. Thev m-
I phasized the fact that on the border
ana m Mexico the insurrectos had
strict orders to respect all Americans
and their property.
The Herald's' News Service.
Thursday consul Ellsworth, and' im
migration inspector Otto Mine- lfr'fnr
l!"?sid-io' retu"iing Friday. Consul
ortn states unequivocally that
reVOlutionarv mnt-nmonr I. r
ico, especially in the state of Chfhua-
uua, is more serious than imagined He
declared that "The El Paso Herald is
giving the fullest and most reliable
accounts of happenings in Mexico of
any other paper in the United States."
Last evening a phone message came
from the river at PresMio to the sher
iff requesting him to come down, as
trouble was anticipated.
in tne aoseuce of the sheriff. elnVt
, deputy Sam Miller autoed down 'imme-
ONLY AGAINST THE
Chihuahua Uprising Said !
jNot to Be Against Diaz,
T. D. Grace, who travels for the James i
". -""-" t-""iijd.ij., js sacs irom a trin
to Teniosachic. Madera Minnrn i I
oter Places m that region in Chihuahua I
"bere the insurrectos are in force, and -
he declares that, there is going to be I
some Jiara fighting there immediatelv.
He says 1200 more troops went out from '
Chihuahua on Thursday, following the
despatch of 800 last Saturday.
"The uprising in Chihuahua is not
so much against the Diaz government,
but against the state government," he
said, "and the insurrectos are in real
earnest. Many of the leading men in
the state are on the side of the insur
rectos and are furnishiner much mnnpv
with which to carrv on the warfsr
I OT thA frnntlor onJ fi- kT..ni it.. I
i i j -, . . .. i lfrnnl? was beerun. Thursaav scouts t
believe that thc'-."'.u' .ujma-a no1 ai" ' ;- nnrin thP fl.vlit hm, w
I rpanv in rnoir honric ...,. - j --o -
Merchants in Chihuahua, I am told! Ladj-, "and I never seen such an exhi
will lose $100,000 if the insurrection ! bition n my life.
fails, for many big buyers have all they I "Think of all them bright young fel
havo tied up in the cause and will bo ! lows, as they stood there on the grid
unable to liquidate if it fails. iron ready and willing to be lifted up
"The insurrectos are taking what' into the aic and banged down'on their
they need from the stores and ranches
and giving boletos nromisine- tn nsv !
Leon Barri a '
on the day 'of victory
r reacnman at iemosacnic, nas
everything he has in his store and
stands to get his money back if the in
surrectos lose. He ha protested to
the trench government. Temosachic,
ban Isldro, Guerrero. La Junta, Minaca,
anu otner places are in insurrecto f
Tvirrm att -t-'t-c'ti - I
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THE INSURRECTO COUNTRY
All is quiet ' about the city of Chi
huahua, according to passengers on Sat
urday morning's National R'ailway train.
A traveler came directly from the
Mexico North Western railway, and
j reports that the two still are siying at
each other, and that no engagement had
occurred up to Friday morning. Two
young Mexican army officers ire on
the train but did not disclose their
business. Many officers, marked by the
swords carried in their baggago, have
passed through El Paso during the j.-.st
Smithville, Tex., Dec. ' 10. Fireman
J. B. Dunn was instantly killed at
midnight last night at Fayetteville,
when he was struck by a northbound
M., K & T. passenger train. Dunn at
the time was In charge of the engine
- rbllndlnTSeaT dlreSgr In
frou(. Qf movi train.
Two Armies Are Forty Miles Apart In Chihuahua Total Force Of Insur
rectionists Is Fully 1000 Are Not So Much For Madero As For a
Free Ballot and Honest Elections Many Soldiers Desert
To the Army Of the Insurrectos All the Men In
( the Insurgent Army Are Well Equipped.
Chihuahua, Mex.,- Dec. 10. The fed-
eral troops and those of the insurrec-
- '.,;i i t
tos, or pronunciados, as they prefer
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to be designated are some 40 miles
apart. The federal soldiers are at Car-
rPt a hTnlAt off til. n,i in th
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vicinity of Santa Isabel, west of here.
Their location is known from several
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rename sources. iney arc awaiting a
considerable uagmentation of their.
numbers to make a surrounding move
The revolutionists were last night
within a few miles of Pedernales. The
associated Press correspondent left
them there at noon Friday, after a three
day trip In their midst, while they
were In search 'of their (enemy. At
that hour they had just discovered that
a report that tne federals were some
10 miles distant at Cusihuirachic was
erroneous. A movement in that direc-
tion was countermanded.
Last "Wednesday at La Junta the call
went forth from the "jefes," or chiefs,
to Madera. Minaea and surrounding
towns for a concentration of forces to
mppt thft federals, who were renorted
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-v.?r,., r. t o rimto o innfinn t5t-
of the Mexico North "Western railroad.
i mis ,. vi-wi Tif han onnenm.
mated when the davance guard already
ttj v f...j ( pn!!.;n
Again there was no enemy, and the
march to Rancho. a hamlet near Pe-
tills qui noi iiia-tei jyiiiise, uui uiii it um-
ing the night, although the horses were
1-c -! nrtf Tnator!f1if -nnr rtir! ir dtir-
i." ji ;n, mA iY.o! owiiTn n. snffich delivered to tne iroops
the men slept on their arms.
At noon Friday came the groundless
rumor of the presence of the govern-
ment forces at Cusihuirachic While
no one seemed to be in supreme com-
maud, the half dozen "jefes" were
working in perfect accord.
Insurrectos "Well Equipped.
The-corresnondent counted 154 per-
fectly mounted and armed men in the
Los Angeles Boy Is Charged
With Robbing His Father
y "to Play the Ponies.n
HELD IN EL PASO
BY THE POLICE
Arriving in El Paso with a baseball i
i playing companion and $S00, said to
have been taken from hisfather in Los
Angeles, to play the races in Juares,
and losing $500 on the ponies, is the
experience of a Los Angeles youth,
who planned to leave for his home Sat
urday afternoon on the Golden State
limited, accompanied by chief of police
Jenkins. The father will not prose-
,., ni,Ki, u - t
geles county, California, and of El
The Manicure Lady
She Prefers Football to Prize Fighting.
"WAS over to that there football
game that caused such a rumpus
between the High school boys and
M- I. Boys, George,
said the Manicure I
skulls for the sake of Alma Mater, who-
ever she is. I think that a
ent who will i
facc possible death for a girl named
Alma is either a hero or a fool, accord-
ircr to no" Alma shapes up.
"" "Wilfred as Gladiator.
-if- --,, v. o-, -rr.;o. (
llfred was to the game with me, I
fand he explained all of its fine points
showed me why all of the other I
-ers stood back with heads bowed
n when one of the gladiators was1
being spoke soft" to by a doctor and two
j. , j t. is j .x-i i.. i !
ira - jiierij, lliiu ut: ejk.piciiiieu iiiu.l liic oi j
.1 1U i!ll .1 n . Bl. I
reason they laid still and silent after a j
mixup was because the ground was so
hard that it wasn't nice and downy
to light on.
"Wilfred played a game himself, once,
ard krows all the ins and outs. When
he was in the Business college, learn
ing shorthand and typewriting, he was
i the right guard on the team. He says
that his college had a regular college
yell: 'Shorthand, Typewriting, Ha Ha
Ha!' and he tcld me how he' came out
of the battle withcAt a scratch.
"He explained that the left guard of
the other team had his nails manicured
so close that he couldn't scratch, so he
bit. He almost bit Wilfred's nose off.
But Wilfred's fine constitution and
rugged health saved him his beak, al
though it ain't the fine piece of work
that it was - before poor brother got
mixed up withfootball brutes."
Views of Brutality.
"I never could see the good of foot- j
ball," .id the Head Barber. "If I had j
a son Old enough to play football, and J
(By C. D. Hagerty, Associated
main street of Rancho today. About
j an equal number were reported scout-
ing from there as a central point. De-
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j tachments of them could be seen occa-
sionally on the horizon of the mesa.
Three hundred others were encamped
aDouc j.o mnes to me soutnwesi, aim
an equal number north at about the
: same distance. A11 were WOrking east,
to a prearranged plan. All
are mounted, well armed and well sup
plied with ammunition.
The captains who gave the informa-
tion as to troops other than those seen j "Vive, Mayerol" was given at the con
by the correspondent were interviewed j elusion of Rochin's address to the
separately, or in groups of two or I troops.
three, and all told the same story in j , it is the concensus of opinion here,
essentials. It may therefore be stated j in the absence of fficial information,
as a fact that the insurrecto army now j that Gen. Navarro halted his advance
operating west of this city numbers ap- when h found .that his' enemy's
proximately 1000 well equipped men. I strength was numerically equal to his
Everybody In Arms. j own, although lacking his rapid fire
-If -there were a directory of the able- I guns and his three pounder. Their
; bodied men along the railroad line as
far as La Junta it might be turned
into an army roster' without much ed
iting, for at the towns along the road i
1.1 ... .. mKntntt- tr Viai
uiRie tri t: iiu iii,ii-nAjLFi.t..AAi..j .s w
seen except young boys and very old
insurrectos, contrary to many
statements' are fully aware tnat otner
J parts of Mexico are not 'in revolt. In
i interview after interview the corre-
spondent was informed that the CM -
tbnnhiia revolutionists regard tnem-
i . a-,. i- .v.:Av. n.. -.- -Via
swves as iue !"?t' - "
country in revolt, n me cd'"
Impending Dattie tney aeciare tiiau um
,- will be occupied and tnat in tneir
belief this signal of insurrecto potency
ill bring about a general revolt.
"We mUSt Win tniS Dattie or Uie,
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was the sentiment generally expressed.,
Friday, when it was thought that the
fight was nly hours away, Jose Ro -
chin, a Yaqui Indian by birth, and one
of the car tains, speaking from the sad,
die, declared that the men must really
that tney mignt ue merei-mi tip, -
I that their deaths would be a step lor
ward in the path of liberty.
Fighting lor rrcc Atauoi.
Thev claim that they are not fighting
Injjton D. C. Dec. 10. The pop-1
' " " , ,
of the United States,- including
the states, territories, District of Co
lumbia, Alaska, Hawaii and Porto Rico,
but not the Philippines or other Pa
cific possessions or the Panama canal
zone, Is 93,4fiC,151.
The increase in the country's popula
tion in the last 10 years was 10,145,
521, or 20.9 percent.
The population of continental United
State? is !H,072,2G6, an increase of 15,
I77,(1C1. or 21 percent.
The total population of theUnited
States with all possessions Is about
101,000,000. This Includes 7,035,426 In f
the Pbllllpplnes, as shown In'the census
of 1903, and estimates of Guam, the
j Paso have been working on the case, j
Y Owinsr to the prominence of the boy's i
'father In Los Angeles, local officers
will not give the name Of the youth, j
and he had been warned by city de- j
tectives to be wary when a Herald
reporter approached him and asked fori
the facts of the case.
The boy and his companion were j
first seen at the police station Thurs- 1
day night, shortly after they were ap-
nrhended bv citv -detectives who had
been ordered to locate the wanderers. J
Friday morning the officers said the j
Vinvc fforo riinnwjivs from T.ns Ancreles: 1
boys were runaways from Los Angeles;
that Son came to me to show me his
moleskin uniform, I would so and get
th strap I used on him in his boyhood
IT YYfT rA O 00 Yw7 rovfv 1. ie .. -1
may draw big crowds for a few games
in the fall, but it ain't enough of a
game to last long when it crushes out
the lives of young kids with great pros
pects." "That's what I think, George," said
tIje Manicure Lady. "I ain't going so
fax as to say that ladies is averse to a
little roughness, even if they have to
staI"t it themselves with a rollin pin.
but 1 don't think that us girls, down in
our hearts, want to see college boys
n .A them lcics has possibilities.
6e 2 -ow when they are like-
to fal1. inA a fortune and such boys.
r.TJ; J ""'
-tft1Tvra, IC Tlln nrT? II'M W1 !-." TVIC? -vilTIit.
"In other words, while we wouldn't I
mind seeing our college youths getting
their finger nails broke, we don'tJike
to see them getting their necks broke. !
and so I atrnft with vou that foot hall
is a brutal game."
"I'm going to see a boxing match to
night," said the Head Barber. "I think
that boxing is a much more manly j
sport that football, because there is j-
Kias lighting all over the country all
the year around, and you hardly ever j
hear of one of them getting killed. If
fighting Isn't a safe sport, how is it
that more of them pugs ain't killed?"
"Maybe it's because them pugs makes
it safe when they are doing their dia
logues in the clinches," said the Mani
cure Lady. "Fights ain't always square,
and football is."
"Being square is a great thing some
times," replied the Head Barber, "but
the man who
killed for the
square only fi
runs 'the risk of being
sake of being square, is
from his shoulders up."
Press War Correspondent.)
to place Francisco I. Madero or anyone
else in the presidential chair. They as
sort that the cXth of Porfirio Diaz
is bound to throw tne country- into
confusion sooner or later unless an
j honest ballot can be secured. They
say they have begun that fight to save
the country from possible anarchy.
Madero is highly regarded, and Jie is
the first choice, but he personally is
not essentially a principle of the revo
lution. ItT" is significant of the regard
i in which lie is held, however, that a
. profound knowledge of trails, and their
extreme mobility, every man being
mounted, also demand that the attack-
ing force, very largely infantry, shall
hft two oi thrp To nnc.
Resume of Trouble.
A resume of events in western Chi-
huahua since the outbreak three weeks
j ago, as told by the revolutionists, may
be made as rollows:
When the first outbreak occurred at
1 San Andres, tile revolutionists state,
mey nau uet-n orueieu not 10 iixe on
) trift Cftlrliisrc nominee nrnAr nflcconpiirq
I r;- - ,-- Z"or"
were aboard. The insurrectos were be
hind a ine fence and they allege that
when one of the soldiers caught sight of
one of the he fired. The "pronunciiados"
then threw off the restraint of their of-
ficers and fired. They claim to havo
killed 13 persons 10 soldiers two
Tioraen auu une euuu, wuicu is suubuw
tially as has been Rubllshed.
j The remaining soldiers were saved
when the engineer of the train pulled
out far enough to.disembark the troops
in safety They wer ter ordered
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they stopped at Pedernales, numbering
possibly 100. They camped in the open
near the railroad station, -with a corn
warehouse between them and the clus-
American possessions In Samoa, and
j the persons in the Panama canal zone.
number of peolw In the mill-
irn-x- nnH Tinvnl service stationed abroad
and on naval vessels, is 55,G0S.
The four states not previously an
nounced were given out today. They
Georgia, 2,009,121. an Increase of 392,
790, or 17.7 percent.
Montana, 370,053, an Increase of 132,
724, or 54.5 percent. x
Washington, 1,141,990, an Increase of
23,SS7, or 120.4 percent.
Wisconsin, 23360, an increase of
204,S1S, or 12.7 percent.
Wyoming and Alasfca.
Population statistics issued last night
by the census bureau memaea tne ioi-
State of "Wyoming, 145,965; an in-
that they had not been arrested and
would return to Los Angeles.
Saturday morning chief of police
Jenkins stated that he had information
from Los Angeles on which the boys
were taken in tow. He said he would
not divulge any names and he admitted
that one of 'the boys had left home
with 5S00 belonging to his father, and
that 5500 of it had' been lost at the
The boys have not been under ar-
rest, as the Los Angeles youth prom'
ised to return home. The ball player,
.whose name the Dolice also refuse to
give, is supposed to De irom anreve
port, La. He Is not known locally. It
is said he will go Dn to his home in
The boj's are well dressed and have
been seeing the sights of the city since
their arrival in El Paso this week.
MOTHER ASTD SON
m SUICIDE PACT
Boerne, Tex.. Dec. 10. Despondent
because of ill health. Mrs. James
Ransan, aged SO years, and OscarRan
san, aged 40, mother and son, commit
ted suicide at their home "near Boerne
yesterday. A glass, which had con
tained strychnine, was within an arm's
reach of the aged woman and explain
ed her death. The man's throat -was
JUSTICE HARLAX OX SUPREME
EEXCH FOR PAST S3 YEARS
ashington, D. C, Dec. 1C. John
Harlan, presiding justice o: I
i"e supreme court, oi tne united
Stafps ii tnrl?ii- 1nlnf what rn!ir tVifoo
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f)t1r TTKH1 ll.TVrf ilon in fIO TicfrkTt, nf
the court he is celebrating the close
i'of 33. 'ears' service on that bench. J
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Sy , . a juuce -losepn
lul- "- "" uu:- "Iuers ot tua
court whose services exceeded justice
ilellevuc, Can., Dec. 10. Eighteen men rercueu aiive trom the ga
choked mine and bodies recovered brought the total kannn dead up to 20 ea
the Western Canada collieries mine here, where an explosion occurred last
night that entombed 5 men.
The explosion was caused by gasc. f I
Seven men are still In the pits ami fonr of them are believed- toi be alive
In the upper walls, where they walled themselves Ih.
ter of adobe dwellings which form the
village of Pedernales.
"When the Insurrectos were seen gal
loping acros the mesa In the distance,
the federals gained entrance to the
warehouse by digging two holes
through the roof, which also is of
adobe. The Insurrectos spent part of
the day in digging loopholes through
the dwelling houses in which they took
cover. From these and from behind &
stone wall, they peppered the ware
house for hours. At last some of the
federals fled. Five were killed and 26
joined their attackers. The latter lost
two killed. Tn$e who fled abandoned
a number or rifles and a large amount
The insurrecto version of the fight
four miles west of this city, at Fresno
on November 27 agrees with the Asso
ciated Press report In the number of
their losses seven dead. Tfeey allSge
that their wounded went to make up
this list. They disagree with other re
ports by declaring that their force wa3
j mereiy a scouting party. It did not
j i nnn j.j -i . .. m
! number 200. as stated, but onlv 2. Thev
s?fl thftV f;rpfl on th trnrms whpn Wv
j found the chance, and Immediately be
gan retreating. They had hoped to draw
Gen. Navarro after them. Thatveteran
campaigner, however, promptly return
ed to this city.
The insurrectos gained control of
Guerrero, which is quite an American
town, without bloodshed, last Saturday
The federal force, they say, numbered
but 60 or so. Some of these, tired of
i Inaction, deserted and found-jobs in the
mmes. otraers went over to the revolu
tionists. Their captain was allowed to
go his way in peace. The deserting?
regulars who joined the insurrectos
were seen by the correspondent at La
Junta with their new companies. A
small boy carried the national flag,
which erstwhile had proclaimed the
authority of Diaz at Guerrero. - Others
were seen at Rosario and Rancho. They
carried government Mauser riflus and
generally about 80 rounds of car
tridges. crease of 53,434, or 57.7percent over
I 92,531 in 1900. The increase from 1S90
tQ 1900 was 29,976. or 47.9 percent.
. The territory of Alaska. 64.356: an in-
! crease of 764, or 1.2 percent over 63,592
In 1900. The increase from 1S90 to
1900 was 31,540, or 9S.4 percent.
The Hawaii Islands, 191,909, an in
crease of 37,90S, "or 24.6 percent over
154.001 in 1900.
The city of Honolulu has a popula
tion of 52,183. This is an. increase of
"12,S77, or 32.8 percent over 39,306 in
The population of the islands of the
Hawaiian group is as follows: Hawaii,
55,352; Kauai and Niihau, 23,952; Lanai,
Maul. Kahoolawi and Mol'okai, 29,762;
Oahu, including Honolulu district, 82,
026; Kalawao, 7S5.
TAKES HOT SHOT
AT APPELLATE COURT
j Judge Says It's Nearly Im
possible to Convict a
Fort .Worth, Texas, Dec 10. Judge
R. H. Buck of the 48th district court,
declared in an interview today that th
construction of language In magnifying
immaterial irregularities and reversals
on errors, make it impossible to so con
duct a criminal trial, that a conviction
will stand. He declared that criminals
get more consideration than the peo
ple, and the appellate court goes be
yond the limits of common sense.
He will agitate a law to remedy the
conditions he complains of.
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PANAMA AXD COLUMBIA.
Ji'eV Orleans, La., Dec. 10.
Cablegrams received here today
say that 20,000 San Bias indians
on the Columbian-Panama fron
tier have started a revolution
against Panama, which, it Is re
ported was incited by Colum
bian officials who are angered
"A large force of police has
already been sent to Porto
Obaldia, where an outbreak has
fcXPLODIXG OIL TANK
INJURES SECTION FOREMAN.
Brownwcod. Texas, Dec, 10. An oil
tank on the Santa Fe used for handling
water, exploded here last night, se
verely injuring section foreman Charles
Kice. mining mm iuu ieet. it is D-
iieved tnat gas which formed in the
empty tank, was Ignited from a lan-
tern placed near the
damage was slight.