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EI Paso, Texas,
December 14, 1910 -18 Pages
EI Paso's Rapid Growth
Official "United States Census.
Population 1910 39,279
Population 1900 15,906
Population 1890 10,338
For Tliird Time, New Mexi
can Gives Life Pluid to
Prevent Death of Anotheri
WIFE MAY BE EE-
STORED TO HEALTH
For the third time in his life. A- J.
Jenkins of Corona, X. M., has submit
ted to an operation whereby, he has
given blood to save the life of another.
This time it is his wife who is benefit
ted by his sacrifice, and she is expect
ed to recover at a local hospital, where
she has been confined for some time.
Jenkins has suffered no ill effects from
the operation and returned to his home
Monday afternoon it was stated thai
Mrs. Jenkins could not live, as the per
centage of hemmaglobin in her system
was down to one-tenth of normal Then
it was that Jenkins volunteered to
submit to an operation to save her life.
Gives Quart of Blood.
Instruments were connected with an
artery in his arm and connected with
a vein in the arm of his wife, while
they both laid side by side on an oper
ating table, and the physicians, both
of whom were local men, extracted
about one quart of blood from the -man
and passed it into the system of his
wife. Immediately there was a chango
for the better in Mrs. Jenkins, and the
nhysiclans express the belief 'that she
has a very fair chance for recovery.
Twice for Companions.
This is not the first time that Jen
kins has submitted to an operation of
a similar character. Seven years ago
& young man friend, -who had suffered
from, hemorrhages, was reduced to such
a state of weakness that his life was
despaired of. but Jenkins gave some
of his blood and saved him. .A few
years prior to that Jenkins submitted
to the first operation of the kind and
savea tne lite or anotner young man.
Jenkins is employed by a mercantiK
house at Corona as & clerk.
AND SEND DEUMMERS
Cansnl 1ells American Man
ufacturers How to Increase
Washingon, D. C, Bee 14. American
manufacturers wishing to obtain a
greater .sale for their products in Mex
ico could do so by' lending representa
tives to solicit trade In all the princi
pal cities instead of giving anagent
la Mexico exclusive Tight to sell their
products through the republic, acccoxrd
Ing to consul Garrett at Nuevo "Laredo.
Since all ' imports from the United
States pass through northern Mexico,
except such shipments as go by water
to Santa Cruz, Mexican merchants in
Mexico City are seriously handicapped
in supplying American goods to north-
r.- ir . f f ,f,, 1
ern Mexico. iviercnants 01 nortnern 1
Mexico, buying American goods in Mex
ico City, would have to pay double
freight charges thereon, and in addition
a commission or profit to the whole
sale dealer or agent- These interme
diate charge are the chief hindrance
to American trade to that territory,
according to the consul.
MAXY HURT IX WRECK
OF TWO ELECTRIC TRAIXS.
Tacoma. Wash., Dec. 14 The.
interurban electric limited leav
ing 'Seattle at 8:30 p. m., and a -local
leaving here at the same
time, crashed together In a
head-on collision in the fog
about 9 oclock last nignt
some 13 miles out of Tacoma.
About 10 persons are reported
injured. A special with phy
sicians" is bringing the injured
$ SOCIALIST ELECTED TO
V Biloxi, Miss., Dec. 14. The
first Socialist elected in Missis
sippi and one of the few in the
south's record, gained victory in
in the municipal ballotting here
yesterday, when S. W. Rose, a
Socialist, was elected to the city
council over the Democratic
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OFFICIALS ARE COXFIR3IED.
Washington, D. O, Dec 14. The sen
ate today made the following confirma
tions: Curran to be register and Salazar re
ceiver of the Fort Sumner land office.
Delegate Andrews introduced a bill I
for digging two test wells for publia
use, to cost ?5000, in southeast quartet
section 11, township 20, range 34, and
northwest quarter section 28, township
IS, range 3G, to be expended by the
commissioners of Union county.
RICHARDS IS APPOINTED
POSTMASTER AT SHERMAN
Washington. D. C, Dec. 14. President
Taft today sent to the senate the nom
ination of Tom Richards for postmas
ter at Sherman, Texas.
MURDER AND SUICIDE
AT TOMBSTONE DANCE
Tombstone, Ariz., Dec 14. Late I nst night at a Mexican dance here,
LevIIIe Inez shot and killed his sweetheart, Guadalupe A Ivez, and then turned
the gun oa himself. The girl died insta ntly, while Inez lived for two hours
after the killing.
Jealousy was the cause of the double tragedy. Inex had warned the girl
not to dance with a certain party, but she insisted.
After the killing feeling ran high against Inez.. About 100 Mexicans gath
ered to lynch the murderer, but were prevented by the timely arrival of the
police, who confined Inez in the county jail here, where be died.
Carnegie Foundation Is Or
ganized With Elihu Root
FUND OF $10,000,000
IS GIVEN TO BOARD
New York, N. Y., Dec. 14.
Andrew Carnegie's gift of $10,
000,000 for the furtherance of in
ternational peace brings the to
tal of his benefactions to some
thing like $180,000,000. -Fifty-three
millions of this sum have
been given in libraries and $20,
000,000 to small colleges in the
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Washington, D. C, rec. 14. Andrew
Carneprie today transferred to a boad
of trustees $10,000,000 of 5 percent first
;e bonds, the revenue of which
is to be used to "hasten the abolition
of international war," and to establish
a lasting wofla peace. The formal
transfer was made at a meeting in the
rooms of the Carnegie research founda
tion. The trustees organized by electing
senator Elihu Root president. Presi
dent Taft has consented to be honorary
J president of the foundation. Th mth-
I od by which the income, which amounts
to $500,000 annually, is to be expended.
is left entirely with the trustees. The
foundation is to be perpetual.
The trustees include Nicholas Mur
rdy Butler, Joseph H. Choate, Dr.
Charles TV. Eliot, president Emeritus,
Harvard university; John "W. Foster,
former secretary of state; James L.
isiayden, congressman. San Antonio. 1
j Texas; Andrew r. White, former a.m-
j bassador to Germany; J. G. Schmid-
elapp, railroad man, Cincinnati; Charle-
maffllfi Tmror fnrinar 1 V.r.- 1
- ww. omu0iMum iu
vicixiiiiiiy ana ussia: oscar
-,w,.-j . m.., ' , 7
r"'"!" LU xursej; senator joiin
Perkins, New Tork, and others promi
nent in civil life.
Carnegie Host at Dinner.
Andrew-Carnegie gave a dinner at
the New Willard hotel to the trustees
of the Carnegie institute of Vashing
ton and invited guests 0 the number
of 60. Xo speeches were made.
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The Institution was founded in 1902 j structing engineers, are the chief per
with a. gift of ?10,000,000 from Mr. Car- I foragers, an they arc as interested in
negie, which was increased by the ? electricity as a small" boy in watching
donor to $12,000,000 in 1907, and has J foT Santa Claus to come djown the
for its object the encouragement ""of ' chimney, bnt they never fairasleep' on
investigation, research and discoverv. ! tue 3ob.
showing the aUDlIcation of fennwlArio-o
to the Improvement of mankind and
the provision of such buildings, labora- j
tories, books, apparatus, etc., as .may!
be needed. I
BAI.LIXGER WITNESS XOT
GUILTY OF IXCEXDIARISM.
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lj0nI - Ulavis Is Acquitted on Charge
of Setting Fire to Forest Near j
"White Salmon, "Wash.
Golden Gate. Wash., Dec. 14. Louis
R. Glavis, the principal witness in the i
Ballinger-Pinchot hearing, was today
acquitted on a charge of having start-
ed a .forest fire. The jury was out
sa minutes. The evidence showed Glavis j
had nothing to do with the oig forest J
fire near White Salmon, alleged to1 have j
been caused by a small fire tsarted I
on his own land. I
R?IER EAT 2J E I
wn7iS v J.St EFRTAX;D-i
Washington, D. C. Dec. 14. James
-. xiusiuu, iuimer treasurer 01 tne
United States was convicted here, to-j
getner witn Jdarvey M. Lewis, of Cin-
Cincinnati, and Everett Dufour. of this '
j city, of using the mails to defraud, in j
connection with tne operation of the
national irust company and otherjeon-
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The trial lasted five weeks, but the ,
jury was out only a few hours. The j
maximum penalty for the offence is two
years' imprisonment and a fine of $10,-
x TWEXTY-SIX MIXERS.
Bluefield, W. Va., Dec 14.
plfrjLv"1 w-he 1 1
Bond Coal company, m Wise
county, today, has entombed 2C
Latest reports indicate that 22
of the entombed miners are dead.
COXGRESS3IAX RANDALL TO
ASSIST IX PROSECUTIOX.
Sherman, Texas, Dec 14. Congress
man C. B. Randall arrived here today
from Washington to assist county at
torney Calt Freeman in the prosecution
of the cae o the state against Fred
jfanter, cnargea witu xne muraer 01.
Dock Scott at Howe last April. The
case was called in the
court here this mor,ning.
HIGH COURT UPHOLDS
" EXFORCE3IEXT ATTORXEY.
Guthrie, Okla,, Dec 14. The court
of criminal appeals today affirmed the
constitutionality of the act creating
the office of "enforcement attorney" to
assist in compelling he observance of
the prohibition law, holding that the
statute does not interfere with any
rights of county attorneys.
Overland Record Broken
WhenSan Francisco Flash
LOCAL STATION IS
NOW IN OPERATlbN
Flash-Flash! This Is not a spurt of
flame from a pan of powder into "which
a match has been dropped, but it is the
startand the finish of a telegram, a
wireless telegram, sent by Beach5
Thompson, trusteeof theJPaulson Wire-.J.
less Telegraph and Telephone company
at Los Angeles, to C- V. Logwood, of Rnneho, Santiago, :Year I'cilcrnales, ami expected another battle tomorrow, j ter state that they are stronger than j when the field piece came an, 3Ta
El Paso. J Mexico, Dec. 13. via Chihuahua, 'ilex- j IXSURKECTOS AS ROBBERS. . ever. They predict an early battle In varro shelled them from their position.
t .; cn. ui tf. iIco. Dec. 14. The report of Gem Xa- I On the other hand dl.xscnslon seemed which they allege they Trill outnumber The revolutionist retreated, slowly,
Paulson station southeast of Washing-
ion pane ana received the message
through an instrument -which covered
both his ears. Translated, the .message
said: "You may purchase field rheo
stat in El Paso."
R. A. Beebe received a telegram of
the same variety by the same route
two days previous, telling him that
there was money at the First National
bank for him, and sure enough when
he got there he found that it had been
j sent by mail.
El Paso has a wireless station In op
eration. It connects with Los Angeles,
Stockton and San Francisco, Cal. To
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San Francisco is loOO miles, and this is
the longest distance that a wireless
message ha? ever been sent overland
The message was s.ent Tuesdaj after
noon at 3:45 El Paso time, the' men
Message Preaks Record.
The record for sending wireless mes
sages .overland heretofore has been
about 200 miles, between L.os Angeles
and an Francisco, and the instru-
t d to be tuned to the highest
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11 hih ii ;imM ivnrir in no n rtn a nrrn
There is some work to be done at the
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ground wires being exposed, but they
I are beincr pnrsrwl nn hv n fnmt nf
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workmen and within another week or
two the company will be able to send
and redeive, wireless telegrams.
- They do stunts, with electricity out at
Liia.L wireiess station. iiOKwooa ana
J. A. Zimmerman, the electrical con-
One of the Stunts.
One of their tricks :"s to iight an
electric lamp by allowing electricity to'
pass through their bodies without
shocking them in the least.
A helix, which is a large copper spi-
ral of many wires, hangs above the
switchboard. From this large copper.
,k , , l- an" are cnarsr"
ed with electricity. Zimmerman ton nb-
ed opo of the rods with a steel chisel.
Blue flame smirted nnt ?n tVii. ir cVi-n-
in? that the rod was charged. Then
he grasped two wires from, which the
insulation had been removed at the end
pvd -hich were connected on the other
end with the large electric globe The
lamp lighted, the electricitv had pasd I
through his bodv and there was no 1
shock. Then Logwood took a steel '
chisel and held it in one hand while j
Zimmerman held the other end and !
the light was brighter Fin&llv Bpob 1
ioinedand.s with them and thelec- I
triclty passed through the bodies of the
three men, the lamp was lighted and
rn otip --n ?n fh Loct -,i.j t
the mar who watched them and'believ-
ed they were taking chances with the
Continental Cod f -rx
The Continental code i nrefrred.tn
the Morse ir the operation of the wire- j
le5S and therefore a wire operator has
many new things to learn before he I
can siipppssfniiv r.o o wii. : I
stnimprt "" '
j Mr. Logwood says that this test in El I
j Paso has been the most nleasing. on ac
count of static conditions, which n J
I plair "English is ih existence of elec-
! trie discharges in the air. Considera- 1
ble aitficulty has always been exr'r-
enced in attempting to send messages in
! the southern states, but El Paso has
c to the fore and the climatic con
riiHon or nrnflnni i, o,
eration of wireless stations.
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Taft to Eeeortmiend Com
mission to Settle Texas
New Mexico Line.
Washington, D. C. Dee. 14. It isre
ported that president Taft will in a
few daj-s send a message to the renate
endorsing Culberson's resolution reaf
firming the boundary 'lino between
Texas and New Mexico, and asking
that immediate legislation he had to
make Culberson's resolution effpetive.
New Mex-ico's recently adopted conr
stitution claims 'a strip of Texas 310
miles long by two and a half miles
wide. The Texas senator's resolution
annuls the effect of tre Xew Mexican
clause, and calls for a commission to
reset the boundary.
CORPSE SITS UP AXD
TALKS TO UXDERTAKER.
$ Westbrook, Minn.. Dec. 14.
As the undertaken was about
to inject embalming fluid into
the body of John Regnell to
prepare the supposed corpse
for burial, Regnell raised him
self from the embalming table
and said: "Hello, Bill." A phy
sicain soon had Regnell out of
danger. His face, however,
will pe permanently marked
by the carbolic acid which he
took 'in trying to end his life.
Regnell says that now -ne is
perfectly willing to live
Total Dead In Battle Of Cerro Prieto Is 74 Thirty Men Unable To Prove
That. They Were Not Insurrectos, Are Shot By TroopsT-Battle
Declared a Draw, With Insurrectos Encamped Nearby
Navarro Laughs Over Butchery.
GEN. NAVARRO CLAIMS TO
I TTfrm.. prnnmnnillnfr li MiTlinn rni-
lnr troops, on the fi-ut
Prieto on Sunday, places the number of
insurgent dead at SO, but Independent
Investigation cannot confirm this. Xor
can the report be denied, owing to the
limitations placed by military neces
Rlty on such investigations; The Associ
ated Press correspondent snw 315 dead.
,bnt generally was unable to determine
to which side they belonged. Xavarro
admits that he lost In killed two of
fleers and 12 men and 27 seriously in
jured. The insurrectos place their own
dead at 19 red their wounded at one.
These figures may he depended upon
as the minimum.
Xo reason bus developed to chance
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the judgment that Sunday's fight wn-
j drawn. Gen. Xavarro stated that he did
not pursue the enemy because
wished to care for his wounded. There
is but one doctor with his contingent,
which does not look to Americans like
undue solicitude for those injured.
-jy-jjy "j-q PURSUIT? '
Opposed to this statement Is the as-
sertlon of the revolutionist that he
; f0" ht a" and had exhausted"
uiu not pursue necnuse ne nnu uccn
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his energy, xxau e iviiieci u or tnein,
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,T ... ..-rirrtofl Tlir-T ni f n?T -wnn n flin -..
. finish the remnant In their presumably
cnmi,ed within field glass s!gnt of him
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I ccuioraiizcn B.e. tne icct mat tuey
1 is sum 10 iDuicme anyining out cieinor-
1 allzatlon. Again on Xavarro' side, he
; Kitia thal hc hnd askC1 Gea. Hernandez,
commander of the milltarv xoae, for
I further instructions, hforv .-T.iTir
Revolutionary leader today acted
like victors. Reinforcements arrived
ijrre to tne numucr or ZM, and tfie
chiefs declared that they- were ready,
Courtroom Crowd . ClieeT
When Girl Declared Not
Guilty of Murder
Cambridge, Mas., Dec. 4. Hattie i.e
Blanc, a ITyearold French girl, today
wan acquitted of the charge of mur
dering Clarence R. Glover, a laundry
man of Waltham, a year ago. The
verdict -was cheered by the crowd in
I the courtroom. The judge's charge to
the jury was In favor of the defendant, j
Especially so were his words bearing
on the question whether the girl had j
the courage and the ability to use a J
revolver. He said the government had j
not shown that Hattie Le Blanc had !
ever used such a weapon, while, on j
the other hand, Mrs. Glover, the widow,
did know how to use one.
Hattife LeBlanc Is
- Hattie's attorney contended that the ' paid to the chief of the band, attend
widow had killed her husband and tried ed by three men- with drawn revolvers,
, to place tne niame on jfclattle, who, he.
alleged, had been kept by the Glovers 1
', in an endeavor to make a white slave
(By Associated Press).
i i imv nnnarMl vtlthin ii ''nfonnncl-
ado,' or Mnderista ranks. Last night
Pancho Villa, a famed bandit, with '2T ,
f S,t0nVrC' '"i? P?tn !
patriotism for the old line of endeavor, t
They heat up and robbed a Chinaman,'
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extorted $2000 In Mexican money from
the native superintendent of Gabriel .
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Mexlcan at Pedernales. They threaten-
nales, vvho Is r brother of the store-
keeper, because he refused to give
them two horseshoes. The Mixtion
agent, wiio is aiso tne xeiegrnpn oper-
ator, deserted the station today In fear
of his life. Villa's defection was ad
mitted by she other insurrecta chiefs,
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who declared that he had harmed the
' cause and had done no fighting. They
, uecinrcu tunt tiiey wouiu wipe mm nnu
j his band jff the fnee .if the earth. He
' was last reported
' San Andre.
AXOTHEk RAXCH RAXSACKED.
' Reports conflict also concerning the
, doings of Castula Herrera, one of the
' Insurgent leaders who has been fore-
most In- safeguarding foreigner
rera. with 53 men. some
on a hoe. the Raneiu
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icaDlo tins atternoon and ransaeKeu
t -1.a nVfi ulrlrA .. nfr.. f,u -a..j.I.
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tionary custom, gave receipts for goods
Fifteen horses also were eom-
macdeered. The government construes . pCMma. A bullet hit his horse In
this as meaning that the Insurrectos tue eyc. passed through his neck, and
have spllT up Into bandit gronrs, but j l dsed In the ritier-u abdominal mus
on the other Aide 1 Is stated that Her- cles. Mother bullet hit him In the
rem has never been on JH-r th:in rr- j ,Trlst. Bracdon Is the champion mlddle
ernltlng and foraging work, and that ,,-!-, rnr r .ri
duty alone I"d him to Itiililo. Ilublo Is
j ::0 "miles c.st of C-c !r .o.
f To sum up, government officials In-
1 stst tant Aavarro has split the revoln-
tlonists Into small band?, -while the lat-
OXE THOUSAXD PESOS
- DIE IS THE
Jucz de Letras Held For Ransom, Pays
1000 to Rebel Leader In
Says the Chihuahua Enterprise: Lie.
Ernesto Garcia Leal, Juez de Letras of
Cusihuirlachic, who was on his way
to this city a few days ago to present
his resignation of office, was captured j
at Jban Auares,Dy a bano or revoitosos.
He has been held by them since the
time; one of the leaders demanding a
ransom of 1000 pesos.
Xot having any money with him, the
LIcenciado telegraphed to this pity and
to Nuevo Leon where his family is,
saying that he has been threatened
with death If he does not produce the
It is learned later that the $1000 was 1
ana judge Leal was liberated, taking
the train and arriving in this city, on
the Mexican North Western. Thursday
i Xavarro. and' wili -defeat him. The jren-
j eral In Monday's Interview admitted
that he expected more serious fighting.
STORV OF CRUELTY.
in Sunday's Cerro Pxleta red hot en-
gngement the revolutionists fought
Gen. Xavarro to a standstill, although
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, micnur in uuiuucr.1. All luiu - pcr-
, sons are known by Independent in-
Xavarro took no prisoners. It Is con-
trary to hIs orders and In his camp
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otner ide. Th bayonet had comnleteil
tue work of tlle uunet.
A horrible instance of the barbarity
j 0f tue caijipai
, Qi tue campaign oe
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Cerro Prieto (Dark 1j
occurred after th,e
in the hamlet of
(Dark Hill) was brought
, 7,cfore tue n.
cence of '
ayor to v prove his Inno-
pnrticipatlon In the revolt.
Thirty could not do this. As fast as
I their identity became known they were
I taken out and shot. They are included
j in the number cf th,e dead.
i FEDERU LOSS IS 1-i.
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General Xavarro places his own dead
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eluding two officers, were severely
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uouaucn. .mung me inner was ucr-
aid Brandon snecial correspondent of
, tne Mexican Herald, and a resident of
j PRISONERS BAYONETED.
' Five Insnnvsetcs who ran out of ryn-
j-mnnijlon and surrendered, virere bso-
netecu ne 01 tnem, wao aaaxatnteti
from a bullet which grazed his temple.
took the bayonet thrust on a rib. He
was left for dead, but during the night
j he recovered and escaped. He grinned
as he told his story. VThen the Asso-
1 ciateci Jtrsss ccrresponuent reiaieu iac
j tale q General Xavarro today, the lat-
tcT larghed heartily, as If enjoying
Joke on himself.
The battle wan indecisive in its r.e-
snlt-s. It began at 11 a. m. and lasted
till 4 p. m. and occurred, at the village
I rf Cerro Prieto, 100 miles west of Chi- '
j h.i:ahna, at .the bns of two low hiills.
nlr. miles enst of here. Two hundred
1 revolutionist had occupied the billvf
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! orvl Nnvarro, xritXt -iwO of
4 M olva-inA
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t crnard. nas-tcd east of the hills, the In-
rrrectos opened fire, bat illd little
damage cwlng to the distance. Later,
TAKEN: THIS DOUBTED
Washington. D. C., Dec. !! "Mexican federal troops have completely
routed the revolutionists at Chihuahua and captured the city of CHerrer,'
according to a tclcsram from ambassador Wilson at Mexico City. "This has
cleared the state of Chihaahua and other parts of the country," said Mr. Wil
son, "of all organized resistance to the government."
?Ir. Wii.von merely has the reports of the -Mexican federal government to
guide bins, iioweS cr, and it Is known that even if GuerreroN has been taken,
the trouble Is not over, it is doubted here if Guerrero has fallen, as Mexican
troops are not believed to have advanced that far.
MEXICO CLAIMS FIRST
FIGHT WAS VICTORY
The first real battle of the Mexican .
uprising was fought on Sunday. Re
rorts of the fighting reached El Paso
Tuesday. The first reports said the
insurrectos were completely crushed,
but these advices were from Mexican
official sources and have since been j
discounted by impartial reports, wii'-ch f " . ,t . SSr" v T
show that it was at least "a drawn bat- fWJrals. aotStding to Chihuahua ad
t!e," if the insurrectos .did not get the "cfs; and. the federals are said to have
best of it. and that much inhumanity hajL 1 fShJ ? P,8n "?"?,? r " X
was shown on the part of the Mexican insurrectos took refuge in the foothi-Is.
regulars ' arro-s aild brush. The federals used
The battle occurred Sunday at Cerro ?5id .pIeV,no "J funs
Prieto. four leagues south cf Pcderna- . the. Mexican federal loss
ic ti, mn h,. fhP r,hp; rirp.-Tfl must hae beeu heavy also, and it is
the federals several dav ago.
Confirmation of the fight is given out
.ra.l at El
Notatement has been reread
gents lost GO kijled and as many wound-
ed and that tl&y fled before the feder-
als. who shelled their rear with moun-
tain field pieces. i
The battle took
tookplace on Sunday af ;
assengcrs arriving herf !
mins reported war lhey
heard firing as they pastel throt;gh
Pedernales on Sunday afternoon and
that women and children in the streets,
whose fathers and lusbanls were villi
the insurgent arm.
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1 the f-ainisrefu-
that many boarde
gees. The Herald told this in its reguu
lar edition yesterday.
Tuesday afternoon, telegraphic con
firmation came of the battle '"and The
Herald, issued an extra with details.
Consul Antonio V. Lomeli, of the- Jlexi-
the side of tne insurrectos but! . Vv ' -.. "v v-j ",w
renorts of the federal government K"s wwnat wm prove a oioou.
:t- .. -.r....t ,,,.-. .... ; t. -..-.-- taai.aiBu. j.ntic ue xti &a.iu i.'f- went.
firing from-the shelter of adobe hoHses,
-which dot the mesa.
. REBELS CLOSE BY.
At 4 oclock their anuaHaltlon navta
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H loTr heJ !?, 2?SlS
the base of a ranee or low mountains
b. JT , .ti,w f r-- ?rite
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I JLUCXe V u JlfeSUJl. wmj, B"ruc
the proximity of the two xorqes, vrXIek
in itself indicates a drawn battle. Tlelr-
J can flrM caa be 8Cea lrem " tB"
J ', 4. ndSM,v v wrf.l
f During the fight Smafay the eriffimal
200 insurrectos were relafoced by 339
j of their comrades. Two hHBered mere
j arrived tonight and It was stated that.
I by morning there would be 409 more
f from west of here.
j SERIOUS FIGHTUtG EXPECTED.
j In an Interview General Xavarro.
1 stated that he expected serious fighting
- from now on. He admitted that the
; insurrectos were brave, bat declared
j that their lack of military organization
j would defeat them la the end.
I xt w" confirmed la his camp that
government troops are converging oa
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nora. X'avarro, contrary to coBines
report, has bo rapid Are gaas jaly
field pieces. The Parxal contingent,
however, is bringing rapid fixers. If
the xevolutioalsts are to win they mast
destroy Xavarro la order to contend
with the new forces.
FIFTEEN KILUED IX OXE HOUSE.
The most serious loss suffered by the
revolutionists occurred in aa adobe
hou?.e in which they had taken cover.
j A shell wrecked 'the place, killing -Hd
) wo-andlBg several. bHt not before they
had Accounted for a aambcr ot the
I cneay. The AssoeIat,ed Prcs corres-
Bondeat coaatcd 15 dead near-the rains
! Gf the house, apparently about canallr
divided between tie two armies. About
J fcai f them, had been stripped of
( tfeelr clothing. It Is a practice among
t the soldiers to trl the uf forms from
. their dead comrades, partly for the
j ciothing. and partly to conceal their
Identity from those who may seek to
discover their losses.
DEAD LEFT BY ROAD.
Vnother UH8Hri,ed soldier. also
stripped, was seen by the roadside oh
j the road from this place to tae scene
f the battle- Six more were in the
federal camp awaiting burial. These
were placed la rough boxes and bHrled
with military orders In a corral. Two
companies lined up and the bnIe felevr.
I Cln a -f-r S ! T -T.onsr li-rt TTf-x-t
-wr u- . w --- -p 9 . -- .-.u...- --
I DiazTy Other dead were accHnted for
lying where they fell on the
can government in El Paso, received a
dispatch saying that 60 had" been killed
and that at least 30 had been wounded
on the rebel side. Nothing was said
about the federal losses.
A few minutes previous The El Paso
Herald's Chihuahua correspondent had
wired the story of the battle.
Gen. Navarro was in command cC the
Emitted to have been 14.
TT , l Fighting Expecied.
Unless the rebels lose neart at their
st bJ 1?ss1 andtake to Uie noun-
leas,t l thousand, well armed and
"'Pf ed fe.deral troPs In the region in
blch the insurrectos are holding forth
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"u" reunaies ana many oluei
?nf W .r1tb1nanfs- sm, sf f5e
fi?"nf Tll11 ,50.llow imm8diately lf the
La Junta, Pedexnales and many other
rebels hold their ground.
The force which met and defeated the
insurrectos at Cerro Prieto was headed
for Guerrero, by a flank movement
much it. jijri me liisurxcjus. xv n.v
bcen the plan of tbe federals acco
ing to the surmise.' of the insurrectos.
to send their jfirst troops in a round
about way into the- rear of Guerrero
and then turn back towards Ghihua-,
Uua, catch the insurgents between tw
armies, and crush them. It Is yet some
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