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El Pas, Texas,
Monday Evening
Marck 27, 1911-12 Pages
El Pago's Rapid Growth
Official United States Census
Population 1910, 39,279
Population 1900 15feC6
Popaktioa 1890 1033&
Jf H fW .i A- Th.l rVw- m M IMIIM I f I M a.l ' i
Chief From Arizona Appeals
to Taft to Abolish Schools
and Teachers.
INDIAN, HE SAYS,
WANTS TO BE ALONE
Washington, D. C., March 27. Chief
Yukeoma, a thin, dried up looking 'lit
tle Hop! Indian from the Moqui reser
vation In Arizona, clad in the trappings
of his tribe and -stubbornly protest-
ing against the march of civilization,
appeared at the white house today, to
tnake a plea to president Taftin behalf
of himself and several hundred tribes-
men to be left alone. The aged little j
Indian s speech interpreted as follows: !
"Oh the Great White Father, my
people want to live as In the days of
old before the pale faces- took from us j
land that was ours. "We don't want
schools and school teachers. "We want
to be let alone and live as we wish, to
roam free without the white men al
ways there to tell us what we can do
and what we cannot do."
Yukeoma's beady little black eyes
were sadder than ever when he left
the white house, for the president told
him the schools could not be abolished
and the teachers must continue their
work on the reservation.
ITALY CELEBRATES
ITS UNITY JUBILEE
The Celebration Is Offens
ive to the Holy
- See.
Rome, Italy, March 27. The celebra
tion of the jubilee of Italian unity be
gan today with the formal opening by
klng Victor Emmanuel of the interna
tional art exhibition. Wednesday the
Industrial exhibition will begin at Tu
rin where, in 1861, Victor Emmanuel
H, grandfather of the present monarch,
assumed the title of king of Italy.
Since midnight bands have heenl
playing patriotic airs, the principal
streets were bright with lights and
.gay with decora ons and great crowds
filled the squares, shouting "Viva Ro
mara.,v Tho celebration is offensive to
the holy see and some of the less or
derly attempted to approach the Vati
can. They were turned back hy a
strong detachment of police,
SLANBEE SUIT IS
SUDDENLY DEOPPED
Principal Witness Fails to
Eemember the Main
Point.
London, England, March 27. The suit
brought by the wealths' young baron,
Arnold De Forest, against his mother
inlaw, lady Mary Gerard, and the lat
ter's hrother. Henry Milner, for slan
der, collapsed suddenly today when
lord Derby, to whom the slanders are
alleged to have been confided, swore
on tho stand he had no recollection
of the matter. Judgment for defend
ant was thereupon 'returned.
De Forest married Miss Gerard, who
inherited most of the fortune of the
late baron Hirseh, and according to
te complainant, she ran away from
tfhome in company witn .uieut. asiiiou,
of the second life guards. The plain
tiff alleged that the conduct -of his
wife was approved by the "defendant
in utterances reflecting upon him. .
CHINA ACQUIESCES
IN RUSSIA'S DEMAND
Peking, China, March 27. China Is
not prepared to antagonize Russia
completely and as a result of prolonged
conferences, the Chinese) foreign of
fice has 'assured the Russian minis
ter, M. 'Korostore, that China will acj
quiesce unreservedly to the demands
made in the Russian ultimatum con
cerning the provisions bt the treaty of
1SSL Russula" Insisted upon an answer
before Tuesday.
It is generally considered- that there
was no alternative course, in view of
the China's utter "unpreparedness for,
war. Intense interest is being mani
fested In the attitude of Japan, which
is ohviously holding entirely aloof, al
though more powerful than ever at
Peking.
TWO FIXED $10,000 FOR
UNDERVALUING IMPORTS
New Tork, March 27. Louis
J. Duveen and Joseph Duveen,
art importers, pleaded guilty
today to charges of conspiracy
to d-efraud the government in
making undervaluations of im
ports of art objects. They .were
lined $10,000.
It. Is stated the government's
suit for $5,000,000 against Uie
firm for alleged underpaid du
ties is to be compromised by
the payment of $1,200,000 cash.
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4. FATHER BURN'S TO DEATH
4. WITH HIS FOUR CHILDREN. 4-
4 Aurora,' Mo., March 2-7. Dr. 4
J- D. E. Morris, a prominent physl-
clan and four of his children
4 were burned to death early to- f .
day in a fire that destroyed i
4 theMorris home near here. J
They Always Look Good
From Penasco Yalley Press, Hope, N. M. . -
The Pashion Edition and, St. Patrick's day issue
of the El IPaso Herald were splendid. But ech edi
tion of tnis great paper looks like a special eHition.
The New York Fire Horror
Was Started, by a Gigaret
Thrown Under Table.
141 SHIRT WORKERS
LOSE THEIR LIVES
New Tork. N. Y., March 27. Eighty
six oodles of the 141 victims of the
fire in a ten story loft building ia
Washington Place Saturday have been
identified. Sixteen of the bodies were
men. ,
1 District attorney Whitman has
started an official investigation to fix
the responsibility for the horror. The
building department has been called
upon for a report on the "burned build
ing and every other department in any
way concerned will be required to
make a detailed report.
It is now definitely known that the
r? oo-oi rm fh(t plsrhtli floor under
a cutting table in a scrap heap and
is thought to have been started by a
cigaret. N ,
Great crowds assembled at -tne
morgue this morning to view the
bodies, 52 in all. At least half of the
corpses are unrecognized and only -a
small trinket or a shred of clothing
will help to show who the unfortunates
were. Some bodies may never be
claimed. ,
The fact that there was onlj one
fire escape on the building wall be
rigidly investigated. Relief contribu
tions are pouring in. They are beaded
by mayor Gaynor with 100. In the
midst of all this comes the ominous
declaration of fire chief Croker: Give
us not merely fire proof, but death
'proof buildings."
Greater Disasters Feared.
This is the slogan started hy him
and which bids fair to become a mu
nicipal issue. "I do not hesitate to
say a more appalling loss of life m
office buildings and big stores is HKe
lv to come upon New York any mo
ment, because -of lack of safeguards.
Fire Insurance men are inclined to
urge a complete revision of r T
'laws limiting the height of all build
ings and even the- tearing down of
existing skyscrapers recommended.
Four or five stories should be the legal
maximum -where manufacturing or industrial-pursuits
are followed.
revised count of the victims of
the fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist fac
tory, at 23 Washington Place. pUces
the number of lenqwn dead at 141,
mostly young girls.
Dead Are All Removed
Careful counting still 'rates the fe
male victims, young and old, at ap
proximately 10 to -every one malo.
With all the dead removed from -he
building, the coroner "began an inves
tigation into the disaster one of sev
eral inquiries which will be conducted
by city departments aided by agents
from the district attorney's office.
District attorney Whitman announced
that those responsible for the loss of
.life would "be rigorously prosecuted.
On Thursday night a mass meeting
will be held at Cooper Union to agi--ate
for more adequate protection of
o-called fireproof buildings.
Will Relieve Distress.
The United Hebrew charities and the
Hebrew free burial societies have an
nounced that they were ready to re
lieve any distress caused "by the fire.
The Independent Order of B'Nai B'ritfc
has opered a subscription fund
throughout New York, Massachusetts,
Connecticut, Rhode Island and a por
tion of Canada for the sufferers. Di
rectors of the Metropolitan opera house
have offered the building free for a
benefit performance. Dr. Geo. M. Price,
chairman of an investigation commit
tee .appointed by .the Cloak, Suit and
Shirt industry of New York, last Sep
tember, to investigate and remedy un
sanitary and protective conditions af
fecting members of that union, gave
out a statement with a long list of
factory buildings which he says fall
to comply with fire regulations. -.
Disaster Was Expected.
"What was expected 'happened," says
the statement. "Those who knew of
the flimsy fire protection iri the loft
buildings of New York Iqng .ago pre
dicted such a disaster as occurred in
Washington Place- If, however, this
huilding was the only one of those un
protected the situation would not be
so terrible. But the fact is there is
hardly a large loft building In New
York which is better protected aaginst
fire." . x
In -a statement to the press, borough
president McAneny said that 300 fire
men, recently detailed by fire commis
sioner Waldo for the purpose, reported
3500 buildings' lacking adequate fire
escapes. The building department has
already investigated 700 of these 3500
cases and reported that only 10 per
ont nf them wer in violation of the
huilding code. The Asch building,, in
which Saturday's disaster occurred,
had not been reached among the cases
reported by the fire department. Mr.
McAneny urged a thorough revision
of the code, leaving the provisions rel
ative to fire escapes to a commission
of building and fire experts to be ap
pointed by the city.
Morgne la Besieged.
Two hundred thousand persons, the
police estimate, filed in a serpentine
line to the pier from the opening of
the improvised 'morgue. At times the
lino extended beyond Twenty-third
street four blocks away, and tens of
thousands, impelled by morbid curios
ity, -were turned away by the police.
Nearly 100 coffins lay in a long row
upon the pier, awaiting removal or
(Continued on Page Thre.)
Mexican President Fails to
Give Recognition to the
Insurrectos.
REYES MAY BE
WAR MINUTER
DEHESA 3IAY BE
-4& INTERIOR SECRETARY.
y Mexico City, Mexico, March
& 27. The impression is grow-
& ing today that some changes
$ are to be made in the proposed
& new cabinet. The official an-
$ nouncement will be made late
this afternoon by the sub-sec-
retary of state, who has been
& in conference with president
Diaz since early this morning.
& For secretary of the Interior
the chances are said to favor
senor Don Teodoro Dehesa,
now governor of the state of
&- Veracruz. Dehesa was candi-
fp date for vice president on the
$- Reyes ticket at the last gen-
&i eral election.
Mexico City, March 27. Although no
one has yet been selected by the gov
ernment to take the place of Gen.
Manuel Gonzales Cosio as minister of
war, there is a growing belief that
Gen. Barnardo Reyes ultimately will
occupy that post in the new Diaz cab
inet. That Gen. Reyes soon will return to
this country from Paris is conceded
generally and a semi-official statement
has been "made that he will be given
a Command in the army, perhaps In
charge of the campaign against the
rebels in the north. After the close of
the war, Gen. Reyes will be called
to the capital and placed in charge of
the war department, it is reported.
Few believe that it is the Intention
of the government to retain Gen. Co
sio permanently as minister of war.
He has an excellent record as a sol
dier, but he is an old man who has
been known to express a desire to re
tire from public life.
The New Cabinet. .
In the- -new cabinet tnere is" noman
who is avowedly a Maderista but on
the other hand, there is no new man who
has figured prominently in administra
tion affairs.
Judge Hemtreo Sodi, the man select
ed as the .head of the department of
justice. Is one of the most noted jur
ists of Mexico: He has held the chief
justiceship and is now a member of
the supreme court. Among the mem
bers of the legal profession his selec
tion ha given keen satisfaction.
Norbeto Domlnguez, the successor
of Leandro, Fernandez as the secre
tarj' of the department of public
works and communications, has been
postmaster general, and it is said that
under his direction the postal service
of the country has been improved. The
p'ostoffice department reports to the
department of communications so Mr.
Domlnguez may be considered as one
having had preliminary training for
his new work.
Manuel Marrouquln y Rivera, the
successor of Olegario Molina, as min
ister of the department of fomento,
was selected on account of his ability
as an engineer. It was he who design
ed the new waterworks system for
Mexico City, and' who has been Identi
fied with its instalation.
Jorge Vera Estanol, who succeeds
Justo Sierra as minister of education,
follows a man who has placed Mex
ico's public school system on a high
plane.
It is not impossible that when the
formal announcement of the person
nel of the new cabinet is made, changes
may be- made in the list selected, but
such is not expected.
It is known definitely that Francisco
Leon de la Barra will succeed Enrique
C. Creel. He has been Mexican ambas
sador at Washington.
De La Barra Leaves.
Washington. March 27. With the de
parture for Mexico City of Francisco
Leon de la Barra, Mexican ambassador
to the United States who was appoint
ed minister of foreign affairs in the
new cabinet of president Diaz, official
Washington believes the initial stage
of an era of peace in Mexico has been
inaugurated. President Taft and secre
tary Knox as well as tho members of
the diplomatic corps, It is known,
share this belief.
Modena, Italy, March 27. Gen. Ber
nardo Reyes, who is mentioned as like
ly to return to his former post as Mex
ican minister of war in the cabinet of
president Diaz, left here today for
Paris. He said he expected the new cab
inet to be formed before he reached
the French capital.
PLANNING TO ENTERTAIN
DLVZ AT LAKE CHAP ALA
Guadalajara, Mex., March 27.
Preparations are being made to enter
tain president Diaz at Lake Chapala
during Holy week. The Chapala Yacht
club, composed of Mexico City and
Guadalajara men, will inaugurate a
club house at tho'town of Chapala on
Sunday, April 9, and the Mexican
executive, who is honorary president
of the organization, is expected to be
president.
Diaz has spent several Holy week
vacations at Lake Chapala. Some time
ago he promised the officials of the
Chapala Yacht club to be present at
the inauguration of the club house.
MAY STATION AN ARMY
AEROPLANE AT EL PASO
San Antonio, Tex., March 27. Maj.
George S. Squier of the signal corps
has returned to the maneuver camp
after a week's horseback trip along
the Rio Grande for the purpose of es
tablishing aeroplane scouting stations.
It is thought by stationing aero
planes at El Paso, Del Rio, Presidio
and Eagle JPass a large territory could
be observed As present plans stand,
detachments of the signal corps would
be stationed TVith each aeroplane.
Says People Are Impatient
Vith Diaz New Cabinet
May Save Situation. (
ASTOUNDING- CHANGE
IN PUBLIC ACTION
(By Otheman Stevens).
Mexico City; Mex., -March 27. The
first ray of promise has occurred with
the cabinet resignation.
This action Is also 'taken as' an in
dication that Diaz, is yielding to the
arguments of the men he trusts aSd
also as a result of strong diplomatic
representation. A following of his
cabinet reconstruction by a sincere
program of reforms would clear the
air, but if it does not follow the out
look"" would be 'indicated by storm
signals.
Situation Looks Grave.
Outside of these palpable inclinations
toward a cessa'tfon of reactionary pol
icy, the situation here looks very
grave. It is evident that diplomatic
pressure is being used to arouse the
government to prompt, and effective
action. The failure of Limantour to
present any definite project of peace
has caused a depression of public sen
timent. From an official source I learn that
Limantour and" president Diaz have not'
been in accord, and attempts to tell
the president, the truth about condi
tions have made little impression on
him.
The president wishes to secure young,
j progressive Mexicans for.these.cabipt.
j positions. In diplomatic circles this
is regarded as promising, but any de
I lay is felt to be dangerous,
i A most astounding change in public
I sentiment during the past two months
i is plain. There is no hesitancy on the
part of the citizens to speak their
minds ireeiy ana auverseiy io me &v
emment. Strong Sentiment Against Government.
On the trains. In hotel lobbies, every
where I have talked with citizens, talk
has been, nine times out of ten, against
I the government; in fact, so far as sen
timent goes, there is as mucn out
spoken sentiment here as I found in
insurrecto circles in the state of Chi-
f-huahuas - -
European ambassadors, until lately
have sent optimistic' notes to their
governments, but in the past two days
they have changed their tone. This
fact, with the presence of a French
warship at Veracruz and the nearness
of others, is regarded as showing that
France is ready to look after the in
terests of Its citizens here in case of
emergency.
I do not wish to paint an over
somber picture and only intend to
convey the Idea that conditions have
nearly reached a crisis that must be
solved by -the Mexican government
von' soon, anfl that unless great wis-
i dom is shown and patriotism rules the
I people, there is a possibility of a grave
j situation becoming disastrous.
' Pconle Are Impatient.
ReTrMment asralnst the government
I takes the form of impatience at its
delay in granting reforms tnax are
known to be absolutely essential be
fore peace can be reached. It is ad
m'ttaAX P-PTierallv that the revolution
j has arrived at a state where it cannot
? bo suppressed by tne military arm
alone; that it is a revolution of an
j idea, and that this idea is as pre-
I valent among the citizens of the re-
mihlin nc -it is amonir the Insurrectos
under arms; that election reform is
essential, together with election of
governors by states and other minor
reforms as well.
A determined effort is-being' ar
ranged to have men whom he trusts
try to convince Diaz of the vital ne
cessity for an immediate reform pro
gram under such guarantees that Its
sincerity cannot be questioned.
SABIG PRESIDENTS
KILLED BY EEBELS
Hermosillo Protected; Small
Towns Left Unpro
tected. Nogales, Ariz., March 27. Word has
reached Nogales that Ernesto Pomna,
presidente of Saric, Altar district, has
been killed by Sonora insurrectos. .A
party of rurales, 15 or more, have
gone, to Saric after the insurrectos.
Pompa, hearing that rebels were
around Saric, gathered a band of vol
unteer: to go against them when he
was "killed. He was the brotherinlaw
of Jose Rebeil, a wealthy land and
stock owner of the district.
Presidente Prospero Sandoval of No
gales, Sonora, has received official dis
patches from La Colorado, that An
acleto Giron, rebel leader, was com
pletely defeated by Medina Barron,
federal leader, in the fight there. The
battle lasted several hours with sev
eral dead and wounded on the insur
recto side and five dead- and seven
wounded on the federal side. The fed-
(Continued on next page.)
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: SELLING IS EASY IF .J.
. OFFERED IN THE HERALD
FOR SALE OR TRADE 20
acres of land in Los Angeles
county, California. Apply to v
owner, O. H. Scott, 710 San An-
': tonio St, El Paso, Tex.
Carrying coals to Newcastle
sounds like a legitimate busi-
' ness proposition when compared
to the offer that was made by !
an advertiser in The Herald to
sell Los Angeles county land to
prospective El Paso buyers. Yet
the ad. had scarcely dried on
hepaper until the deaLwas on, J
the" tract was sold, i the deed
filed and everyone satisfied.
Herald want ads. bring results.
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The Insurrectos Also Try to
Take the Town of Inde ink
State of Durango.
LOOT THE TOWN
OF EL VALLE
Parral, Mex., March 27. Fifty men?
armed and mounted, held, up the large
Providencla ranch near Tepdzan, inthe
state "of Durango. belonging to the
Soto estate, and ransacked the place
from top to bottom in efforts to secure
rifles, ammunition and food. The fam
ily was not subjected to any, violence
whatsoever; in fact, the men went
i about their work in a manner that
was most genteel in the search of the
premises. One of the invaders acci
dentally knocked. a glass pitcher from
a table in his search and was most
apologetic to the inmates for his seem
ing awkwardness and offered to pay
for the damage, which was refused.
The men secured five rifles, ammu
nition and a fair food supply. Before
departing, the leader, a tall fellow
with Van Dyke beard and military
bearing, delivered an oration on the
cause of liberty. He stated that there
TT-or number of bandits in the field
in the guise of rebels and he regretted
that sucli was tne lacu n. J"
the inmates that efforts would be
made to rid the field of these bandits,
and further assured them of the pro
tection of the rebel government for
their lives and property.
Demand Surrender of Town.
-noTnnTwis nf 200 or more rebels for
. live surrender of the town of Inde.
situated several hours' norseoacK nue
from the National lines, were refused
by the jefe politico and as a result a
fire that lasted nearly five hours was
directed on the town. Only one loss
of life was reported among the de
fenders. The rebels lost eight of their
number during the engagement as "a
result of the marksmanship of the de
fenders, so the telegraph says.
The telegraph states that a boy was
sent by the rebels with a message to
the authorities asking for surrender
promislrg in return to respect all
rights as to life and limb, and no pil
laging was to be done. The boy was
detained and a short time afterwards
a few shots dropped into the plaza.
Just thenthe tri-color of the republic
was run up the pola by order of the
jef e as a defi to the invaders, and then
the fire commenced with vigor.
Later some of the rebels became
bolder and came in close to the busi
ness section, but theso were driven
to.vu- hv the. fire of the defenders, who
j were stationed in houses in that sec
tion of town. After an' almost inces
sant fire of five hQUrs. the rebels re
tired into the mountains!
El Vallc In Rnideil.
The rebels took the small town of
El Valle, situated about IS miles east
of this city, last Sunday without en-,
countering a single difficulty and with
out a shot being. fired. The jefe of
the town, it is said, had an import? nt
engagement elsewhere and just natu
rally couldn't break it. so the rest was
easy.
Immediately upon entering town, a
search of the jefatura was made and
several guns and a little ammunition
confiscated. Afterwards sl canvass of
the city was made for "subscriptions"
for the cause and. needlessto sav.
the merchants were literally "right
there with the goods" and received re
ceipts in return for their donations
While the donations were voluntarilv
given by these merchants, neverthe
less it mit be said that the collectors
carried fierce looking firearms ard
these -may have had something to do
With It. About $2000 was collected
'besides a numberVpf guns, ammunition
and food supplies. The band numbered
50 or more and left that night In a
westerly direction from town.
Marcos Ramos Escapes.
Marcos Ramos, the station asent at
Ojito, on the Parral & Durango rail
road, who last Wednesday Vas taken
from his family by, band of rebels
charged with furnishing information
to the government that ultimately led
to the revolutionary lead'r Pedro T.
Gomez being ambushed and killed with
several others, some time aso, was tried
before Miguel Baca, brother of the
rebel leader. Guillerrno Baca, In the
mountains on Saturday and was ac
tquitted. with a warning.
Gomez with several of his followers,
was in the Ojito vicinity he night he
was killed. With Baca he led te fed
erals on many a false scent in the
early stage of the revolution and
fought a'number of times. The fed
erals succeeded in killing quite a few
Of the band and it is said that both
Baca and Gomes were in the Ojito
vicinity the night in question for tho
purpose of recuperating and recruiting
followers. Someone notified the ru
rales and soldiers who wre near the
neighborhood and when night had low
ered they took positions to wait. Soon
the light of a match was seen a short
distance from them and the outlines
of the features of Gomez was seen as
he applied the light to. his cigaret. The
rurales drew bead and fired, killing
Gomez and several others. The rebel!
blamed Ramos for furnishing the in
formation.
FEDERALS RETAKE A TOWN
IN THE STATE OF 3IOREI.OS
Cuernavaca. Mex.. March 27. Fol
lowing two skirmishes in which a
number of rebels were killed, federal
troops under the command of Xavier
Rojas Saturday recaptured 'the town of
Jojutla in the state of Morelos. which
was taken by the rebels last week.
The first encounter occurred In a
place called Rancho Viejo. where a
band of rebels under Pablo Torres
Burgois was routed. Many dead and
wounded were left on the field. The
government loss was two soldiers
wounded.
Continuing their march the govern
ment troops met and defeated another
rebel band in Tlalticapan. From there
they proceeded to Joujutla, their pro
gress being marked by a few minor
skirmishes. A number of prisoners
were taken in the fight in-ha, latter
town.
Several Are Killed on Each
Side Bridges Burned on
International Eoad.
NUMEROUS SMALL
FiaHTS REPORTED
Torreon Mex., March 25 ((By mail.)
Further details of the fighting at
Azufrera ranch show that Capt. Duran,
the leader of the federal forces in the
attack onN:he rebels, was shot in 1he
back after having been wounded. -Vll
the evidence goes to show that he was
wounded and being conducted by the
rebels to the rancho re Gatuno when
he was shot from behind, his body be
ing found by searching parties at
tached to the government forces-.
The regulars under Capt. Duran and
the volunteers under Capt. Meliton Ra
mos were stationed at Gilita hacienda,
-vrhen they received word that the reb
els -were In the vicinity of Matamoros;
They encountered them in an almost
impassable mountain, the- rebels being
in tne Darranca. j.ne iwo uuuiiiictiiu.a
I arrived simultaneously and the firing
on the rebels began. h. "" """"
The immassability of the iflountaln gs Sr Don Lorenzo Trevino.
fastness made progress slow. Romos Ety thousand acres are n cul
Kiaiucw v. e, 5o.x, tttMIo tlvation and under irrigation and inl
and his forces tooK the right, while
laPV ?U aDd " S fL Tw?J?
w.v, ..v--- -.. -
on the enemy, who were scarcely visi-
hie in their hiding places. Almost at
the outset, ?Capt. Duran was wounded
In the leg. and several federal soldiers
were killed; also several horses be
longing to the regulars. After sev-
eral hours of fighting under adverse
j conditions the regulars found them
selves drifting toward tne itamos com-
mand,and the onslaught was renewed, .
two federals being killed and one' vol
unteer wounded.
About noon the government troops
were mustered for' review, upon the
retreat of the rebels, and it was found
that Capt. Duran and several of the
IIUUU5 ttCIO llllMUin, U....UUUW "-
known to be killed. . In the institu
tion of a' search tor the army officerr
the government forces found 'six t)
their dead and ran into seven rebels
who were ambuscaded in the moun
tain. These were killecr and the
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forces pursued the enemy until, at the -utfL"uei". i. " , ,
Rancho de Gatuno, the- encountered 1 Twenty-five thousand rounds, of am
their captain with several bullet holes munition, 5 nfl-s and $MQ worth of
. v, . , l-provisions were- also captured.
m nisDooy. . - f Estevan Hernandez, -a -well known
idvicesfrom Saltillo are"to the ef-I 25 merchant, was among those
feet ..that trouble has occurred near j
occurred near
Gomez Farias, west of the capital, and
that a force of regulars under Maj.
I Ismael Ramos, of Torreon, has been
sent out to restore order.
Passengers who arrived from Eaglet
Pass todav state that in order to re -
I move difficulties at Castana, one sta-
j tion this side of Monclova. which oc-
curred Wednesday" night, a deatchment'
!of regulars was sent out from babinas.
A large number of arrest were report-
I ed to have been made recently at Las
J Esperanzas coal mines. x
j Bridges Are Bnraed.
. Rebels have again been interferln
j with traffic on the Mexican Interna- J
I tional, between Torreon and Durango. j
Thursday morning a band, of insurrec
tos burned a bridge north of Pedrlcena,
causlng slight damage. This was
j cribbed, but before the work was com
pleted two bridges were burned be
j tween Huarichic canyon and Trinidad,
j The order was given to run the reg
1 ular passenger train and to transfer at
I Huarichic but before the order was
' executed news- was received of the de-
structlon of another bridge north o f
' Trinidad, making such a transfer im-
i possible and the passenger train did
j not leave yesterday lor ,Durango. The
j bridges have been cribbed and the
j regular train ' was ordered to leave
Friday afternoon. It 'was reported here
that a large number of rebels were ly-
dng in wait to capture the passenger
train yesterday, but this report is not
credited here.
X J '!l nnn.,,.-n T. nr.r.nAn.
Reinforcements wero sent from Tor- .
reon to Pedricena "Wednesday night,-!
and it is believed that these trooops
are in pursuit of the malefactors.
Tronble Feared at San Pedro.
Trouble Is expected at San Pedro to
night. Thirty troops were sent from
here this afternoon to reinforce the
garrison.
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Should Be.
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sugar you expect 16 ounces, not 5 ounces. i
Just So With Newspaper Space
All newspapers of standing make advertising
contracts on a guaranteed eirculafionand make that
circulation guarantee -a part of the contract.
The El Paso 'Herald Guarantees
11,000 Daily Circulation
and makes it a part of every advertising contract.
Mereh'ants should demand a guarantee of circulation
when contracting for advertising in any paxDer.
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Trevino Ranch South of Del
Rio Is Raided Insurrec
tos Released on Bond.
ONE OF THEM
WASAG-ENERAL
Del Rio, Tex., March 27. The troop
of cavalry sent fronf Las Vacas Sat
urday to San Carlos, where revolu
tionists were making a threatening'
demonstration, have not been heard
of and all wires south of there are cut.
For several days past, unusual na
tivity has been noted among the Mex
ican federal soldiers at Las V&caa.
Apprehensive of an attack, which Is
hourly expected, they have kept sen
tinels up on the adobe fortifications
surrounding- the barracks and other
important buildings. A messenger
leaving San Carlos Saturday morning'
reports a well armed body of revolu
tionists operating in and about that
Pce and San BIcente, taking horse.
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I carios. wj .miles soum ot
Provisions are kept in -the mammoth
j -g-are nouses. Trevino nas several.
, T,fl ,onrl n f-ha hf ,- tr,
orth(krn ?.tft-
All the revolutionists captured rfear
Sanderson by secret service men were
given hail here before United States
commissioner Garner, Apiericans sign
ing the bonds. Their preliminary
trial is set foe this afternoon at 4
bclock.
L. A. Guajardo, formerly a nsember
of the federal congress of Mexico, and
the man who was to he general of
revolutionary forces in the mountains
west of Del Rio, is jnong: those ar
rested. He was canturedv with 12
i others near Sanderson Friday night.
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TVare. a prominent capitalist, imme
diately made bond -for- Guajardo, -who
is of striking Intelligence and com
manding appearance.- The bond was.
fixed at 1000 for each, on request of
E. T. Clyatt. special agent of the de-
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tary expedition in the United States
against Mexico.
Great excitement has prevailed and
.thizers on Saturday. Shouts of
1 rrrii-o -vt, vr' -n-am -Fromns-nt
j -?,., Arrets 'n(iprni.
I Sanderson. Tex.. March 27. Four
, m0re revolution's were brought in
Sunday morning, having been captured
, on" the Rio Grande Saturday afternoon
at Reaean Gap. about 20 miles south-
mst of this place. One of them is
an American and gives his name as
Gen. Saunders. He spent several days
j at thig place before going to the river.
The inenf were taken at a camp on
this side of the Rio Grande and had
1200, pounds of flour in hags, a quan-
j tity of meat, onions, crackers, etc., as
well as several guns, though, no am
munition was unloaded by the soldiers
making the capture. Capt. Conrads of
the- Third cavalry was in command.
The prisoners were- taken to Del
Rio todajv where they will be given a
hearing by the United States commis
sioner. Eicrht of the 12 horses captured in
j the raid In this town Saturday night
are claimed to be "wet" or smuggled
animals, arid river guards will seize
and sell them as soon as the men. are
given a hearing-.
The leader of the band capturea
-priflav nisht claimed to be a cousin
1 - .. . III.
of Medero. and was weu suppnect wjiu.
United States currency, several thous
and dollars being taken off his person.
SEVENTY REBELS DEFEATED.
Lerdo. CoJah., Mex., Match 27. A
band of 70 rebels was defeated near
the San Julian dam on the Aguamadal
river by a small detachment of fed
eral troops. The rebels left six dead
and two wounded on the field. The-
federal loss was not stated.
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