EL PASO, TEXAS,
Showers tonight or Thursday.
tt 3 1912 18 Pages
"V " mnK TODAY.
National Convention Adopts Plank Offered by Z. L.
Cobb Pledging Support to Americans Wherever
They Are, and Cobb Thinks It May Stiffen
the Taft Backbone He Sees a Victory
For Ramsey For Governor.
(BY ZACK LAMAR COBB
- Baltimore, Md., July 3. The platform
adopted by the Democratic convention
contains the plank offered by me as fol
"The constitutional rights of Ameri
can citizens should protect them on own
border and go with them throughout the
world, and every American citizen, resi
dent or having property in any foreign
country, is entitled to and must be given
the full protection of the United States
government, both for himself and bis
The plank which was offered originally
in the form of a resolution was shown to
many delegates and met with universal
and hearty approval. From every section
delegates are familiar with the wickedly
weak Mexican policy of the Taf t adminis
tration, xne .Democratic parcy Deneves
that American citizens should have the
protection of our government wherever be elected governor by over 50,000 ma
they go. i jority. .
Americans have some times .sought I am leaving today for home. This is
the protection of the government of Great I my last report. Hurrah for Woodrow
Britain because that government has I Wilson, the great Democrat, and our next
taken better care of its citizens in for- president.
THREE KILLED BYTHE
OVERTURNING OF AUTO
Duluth, Minn., July 3. Mrs. William White, Duluth; Miss Gladys Richardson,
Bridgeport, Conn., and Langford Maddigan, Duluth, the latter a chauffeur, were
killed early today on a country pike near Duluth, when a touring car in which they
were returning home skidded from the road and overturned. William White, jr.,
was seriously injured and is in a local hospital.
Miss Nannie Turrish, daughter of Henry C. Turrish, a lumberman, was se
verely shocked and lay apparently lifeless at the roadside, until carried' to a
nearby farm house, where she was revived.
Charles W. Fitzgerald, the sixth member of the party, was thrown clear of the
wreckage and escaped injury. '
Miss Richardson -was 20 years old and her home was in Bridgeport, Conn.
She was the guest of Miss Turrish. Mrs. White was about 55 years old.
WILSON TO DIRECT
HIS OWN CAMPAIGN
to GS-Mm Eree 3EEand '
Baltimore, Md, July 3. Governor
Wilson will. In the main, determine
the direction of his own campaign
for president; pass upon the desira
bility of appointing a campaign com
mittee and confer with a subcommit
tee of the national committee on the
naming of the officers or the new
Democratic national committee.
This was the sense of the members
HIS MlltO Ul -" UKU"ia' .
of the new national committee wnlcn ,
Mf ,, of the old committee until al
mot tAjiov 9nH oftpr rAnrinuin? me
permanent organization was effected.
they designated a. subcommittee of five.
consisting of chairman Mack, secre- ,
tary Woodson and three others, to con-
fer with governor Wilson on perman- j
The sub-committee also will confer
with jrovernor Wilson on any plans
that the nresidential nominee
have reeardinc the conduct of his
campaign, and will report back to the j
T..11 .tlAn.l MimmlHAa at linn time f
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ana place as ciuinnm Jia; hj
It was said the continuance of the
retiring officers until a permanent or
ganization was perfected was entirely
agreeable to governor Wilson.
The name of W. F. McCombs, of
New Tcrk, campaign manager of gov
ernor Wilson, was talked about as a
likely choice for either the new na
tional chairman or head of a cam
Governor Wilson was advised by
telephone this morning that the Demb
cratic national committee would wait
upon him at Seagirt tomorrow after
noon. MEXICAN FLOOD
Destroys Most of Salamanca
and Renders 1000 Peo
Mexico City. Mexico, July 3. One
thousand persons were made homeless
ty floods which destroyed two-third3
of. Salamanca, So miles southeast of
Guanajuato Sunday, according to ad-
ices received here today. The
traffic on the Laredo, Mexico and
Guadalajara divisions of the railroad
has been Interrupted. The first train
for Laredo since Sunday got through
today. The department of the interior
estimates the loss at several million
pesos. The government has voted 50,
i ((.' pesos for the assistance of tile suf
f i rers
SUIT FILED FOR DOG;
CANINE IS PRISONER
As the result of litigation over its
ownership, a Scotch collie dog is held a
prisoner. The dog was In the posses
sion of John Harm and Is claimed by
Jose Grenado for Alberto Terrazas.
Grenado has filed a sequestration suit
in justice J. J. Murphy's court for the
recovery of the dog. The dog was given
to Harm as a puppy by Chas. Hunt
Later, when Harm was about to sell the
dog. Hunt took it back and gave it to
Terrazas. Harm says he found the dog
on the streets almost starving, and
took the animal home.
America's Three Leading Politicians
Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt are today
the three leading figures in the politics of America. The El Paso Herald,
accordingly gives in its issue today, sketches of the lives of these three men
one the head of the Democratic party, another the Republican nominee and the
other the leader of the radicals of the country, the man who has set on foot
his own political party. These sketches were prepared from a non-partisan
source, by the International News service, and give thz private, public and
political history of the three men in detail. The sketches will be found on
the first and second pages of the second section of today's Herald.
erign countries than has ours. This con-
dition is intolerable in tne eyes m w
Democratic party. It is believed that
this platform declaration will have the
effect of giving that backbone necessary
to the Taft administration.
Americans in Mexico may well be grat
ified, because the day of their mistreat
ment and neglect is fast passing.
The Texas delegation has been like
a family. Warm attachments have de
veloped, and it is with no small degree of
regret that this line ooay or men sclw
tion has been recognized as a leadmg in- sha. of Indiana, the leader,
fluence in the convention, second only to The third ballot had just been or
the preeminent leadership of my political j dered when the chairman of the North
idol the peerless Bryan. It will be in- Dakota delegation obtainea recognition
teresting to many to iniow mat wis iuie
body of Texans a.re nearly all cordial
snrmnfters of Bamsev for JTOVemor. If
our imnression is correct. Ramsey will
! NO NEED FOR NEW
PARTY, SAYS OSBORNE
Governor of Michigan Sajs
ly-Vote For Wilson.
Lansing. Mich., July 3. Governor
Chase S. Osborne, a Roosevelt supporter
during the colonel's battle for the
presidential nomination, today issued a
statement in which he declared that
"there is necessity for a new political
party." He also stated he hoped Boose
velt would not be a candidate.
"The issue is clearly joined for the
people," said the governor, in his state-
Wail street vs. Wilson.
,vJ TMlc'.- .I,,ra. tarv,nai-a
. ,, . i phn
average ox American presi-
TiLTll "t n,"' E
for Wilson without leaving their party
or bolting. The real Republican party
has no candidate for president this
year.. There has been no nomination,
The action of the political freebooters
is not binding on the Republican party
even for the moment they are bear-
ing aioit us sioit-n ensign.
ERUGER TELLS OF
.Ti.i w w .ua.v . , r I tm j.
Says Franklin Wanted Him
to" "Stick" For a
Los" Angeles," Cat, July 3. A. J.
Kruger, a talesman in the McNamara
case, told the jury in the bribery trial
of Clarence S. Darrow today of the al
leged attempt of Bert H. Franklin to
Kruger testified that before Frank
lin approached him on the day he was
drawn as a juror in the trial of J. B.
McNamara he was visited by Frank F.
Fowler, a Los Angeles attorney.
Fowler, according to the witness.
asked him to "stick" on the McNamara
jury. "He picked up four matches from
the floor." said Kruger. "and said there
would be that much in It for me."
Fowler is employed by a local rail
way company and was publicly identi
fied with the McNamara defence.
Kruger corroborated the main details
of Bert Franklin's testimony relative
to the latter's alleged dealings with the
NEGRO CHARGED WITH
THE VILLISCA CRDVIE
Arrested at His Home, in
Sioux City, la., on His
Sioux City, la., July 3. Charged with
the murder of the Joseph Moore family
of six and two guests, at Villlsca. la..
June 10, Frank Roberts, a negro, is
held by the Sioux City police Roberts
claims he was at Clarenda la., the
night of the murder, having gone there
to spend his vacation. He has lived -In
Sioux City since 1906, and ror three
years has worked as porter in a photo
FT. DAVIS rtUILDS GRAXD
STAXD FOK CELEBRATION
Fort Davis, Texas, July 3. The grand
stand is being built and the baseball
grounds are being cleaned up for the
celebration the fourth of July
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BUM STILL MAG )M IS OPTION TAKEN
N UUHIIIi MIMIIbLi Nil MLLINb OPNn
Luucn utnuunuLu ruim
Applause He Received as the
Convention Died, a Tribute
ALMOST A DEAD
LOCK AT THE LAST
Baltimore. Md., July 3. In the dying
hours of the Democratic national con
vention this morning-, it seemed for a
time that there would be another dead
lock over the nomination for vice presi
dent Governor John E. Burke, of
North Dakota, for whom Mr. Bryan had
expressed a preference for the second
place on the ticket had polled enough
votes on the, first ballots -to block the
from the chair and said:
"North Dakota offered her three-times
governor to the party, believing him to
be the strongest running mate for gov
ernor "Wilson that could be nominated.
"We made the best fight we could for
him and realize we are beaten. "We
therefore withdraw his name, assuring
this convention that wherever there is
a fight for Democratic votes next fall,
governor John E. Burke will be found
in the thick of It"
The speaker thereupon moved to
make the nomination of governor Mar
shall unanimous. Immediately a wild
scramble for the doors followed, few
waiting to hear the motion put. Several
seconds later chairman James's gavel
fell at 1:56 a. m. on the final adjourn
ment of one of the' most noteworthy
conventions In the history of the Demo
William Jennings Bryan remained a
central figure to the last A short time
before adjournment he spol:e his Hvale
dictory" as he called it transferring
the party's standard to the shoulders of
governor Wilson. The respectful atten
tion which the speech received and the
applause at its conclusion were tributes
to his leadership.
A large number of delegates left the
city after the nomination of governor
Wilson yesterday afternoon, without
waiting for the final session. Those
who remained showed the relief they
felt that the fight was over and a spirit
or nuarity prevailea among tnen.
The Missouri delegation, loyal to the
last to "old Champ Clark." joined in
the revelry as best they could and
mingled their cheers for Woodrow Wil
son with those of their convention
neighbors, the joyful 24 from New
FEARED HARMON MOST
Think That Wilson Will Di-
vide Progressive Vote
Washington, D. C, July3. President
Taft heard of governor Woodrow Wil
son's nomination while at luncheon ip
the White House with Mrs. Taft and
"other members of his family. The
president declined to comment and a
few minutes later left to play golf.
FrJends of Mr. Tart. however, said I
last night they could 'find a gran
of .comfort in the selection of the Bal
timore convention. Expecting Col.
Roosevelt to continue his plan for a
third party, they count upon the pro
gressive element splitting on Roose
velt and Wilson.
It Is well known in Washington that
the president and his friends feared
the nomination of governor Harmon j
or Oscar underwood far more than
they did that of governor Wilson.
SILVER CITV DK.MOC16YTS
PLEASED "WITH XOMIXATIOX.
Silver City, N. M., July 3. The nom
ination of Wilson gives universal sat
isfaction to Democrats here and it is
predicted he will easily be elected over I
MONEY- FOR ARMY MANEUVERS.
Washington, D. C July 3. Tbo sen- j
nte todav airreed to a ioint resolution J
appropriating 51350.000 lor the encamp- .
ments and maneuvers of the or-raniod
militia of the states. The appropriation
was originally in the army bill which was
Says Knox Policies Have Sundered
Mexican Friendship For Americans
Victor Ochoa, a citizen of the United States, was at one time a revolutionist against Gen. Diaz and for many years
Gen. Diaz had a standing offer of $50,000 for him. He was sentenced to prison from El Paso in 1885 on a charge of violat
ing the United States neutrality laws. He is now a citizen of Paterson, N. J., and president of the International Airship
company. He has been in El Paso for several weeks past and sizes up the present Mexican situation below:
f IS clearly shown, m the lijrht of re
cent events, that a mistake has been
made in followimr a nolicv that has
embittered not onlv the .Mexican people
but the whole of latin-America. The bit
ter denunciation of the Americans, her
alded by all the Spanish press, from the
Rio Grande to Cape Horn, should Le
ample proof that the Knox policy insofar
as relates to Mexican matters, lias been
a sad mistake.
It was a arievous mistake to order all
Americans out of Mexico, when the
Washington government had no intiiitton
whatever of wnjrinjr a war ajraint Jlex
ico, for this act alone made all the Mex
ican people believe that such order was
the forerunner of a declaration of war.
The Americans are practically all out
of Mexico and. barrimr the inassinz of
troops on the border merely to prevent
the smusrslimr of ammunition into the
zone held bv the rebels while the same
government is giving every comfort and
aid to the Madero government to the end
that it may thebetter crush out a re
bellion a rebellion in which the very
life of the Mexican people is at stake,
as against the niomod oligarchy that
holds that nation in a bonded slavery to
day nothing more has been accom
plished than to engender the most bitter
hatred of the Mexican toward the Ameri
cans, who were formerly the most wel
comed guests of that country, for no
American that eer traveled that country
wusai iiui j nomi v cioo'iio was not j
tuning him at the Home oi cery Jlei.1-
Assistant Treasurer Andrew,
Discharged, Declares Su
perior Lacks Capacity.
. ABNORMAL, HE SAYS
Washington, D. C, July 3. A. Piatt
Andrew today tendered his resignation
to president Taft as assistant secre
tary of the treasury.
In a spirited letter to the president,
Mr. Andrew writes of conditions in' the
treasury department which are alleged
to be due to the attitude of secretary
MacVeagh toward .many of his subor-
Asslstant secretary Andrew's letter
of resignation charges that subor
dinates of the treasury department
"have been hampered and discouraged
at every turn by secretary MacVeagh's
idiosyncracies and his incapacity for
decision. It contains a scathing ar
raignment of secretary MacVeagh's
administration, of the "government
affairs," and created a profound sensa
tion in official circles.
Indicates Others Are Dissntlsfled.
One portion of Andrew's letter to the
president is susceptible of being inter
preted to the effect that other high
officials in the treasury are dissatisfied
with secretary MacVeagh's treatment
of them. . . -. ...
"For further evidence of the peculiar
difficulties which surround the han
dling of business in the treasury," he
ci,o-.stp,i that nresident Taft consult
Lawrence O. Murray, controler of the
currency; Lee McClung. treasurer or. tne
United States; Joseph E. Ralph, director
of the bureau of engraving and print
ing; Charles A Kram, auditor for the
postoffice; Royal E. Cabell, commis
sioner of international revenue; James
Knox Taylor, former supervising archi
tect and Charles D. Norton, Mr.
Andrew's predecessor and former secre
tary to the president
MecVcash Was on Verge of Resignation
Dr. Andrew's letter to secretary Mac
Veagh, advising him of the resignation,
discloses the hitherto .unpublished fact
that Mr. MacVeagh was on the verge of
leaving the cabinet In December, 1910.
In one part the letter says:
xou cannot iorget now jl sioyu oy
lyou wiien you were on the point of
havine' taken from your hands what
.probably was the most Important un
dertaking of your administration.
When the white house. "In December.
1910. without consulting wth you. en
tered negotiations for an issue of
Panama bonds, the embarrassment of
the situation threatened to fprce your
resignation. Tou will ifememb.er that I
did everything in my powerr to avert
your humiliation and that-,islQXaly
agreed to resign .and lefiVe the secvlce
with you ff your resignation became
Say MncVcagU Is Dilatory.
Dr. Andrew's letter to the president
says in part:
"For a long time the transaction of
much of the treasury's business has
been at a standstill and an outbreak of
I some sort has been imminent Many
able and energetic treasury omciais
have had to bear the brunt of harsh
criticism from people outside who have
suffered interminable delays In their
business with the treasury, for which
the secretary alone was "responsible,
and at the same time they have had to
submit to criticism even more harsh
and more unreserved from Mr. Mac
Veagh himself, whenever he discovered
that they had ventured to act on some
matter of minor importance without
awaiting his decision. Time and again
heads of the great divisions of the
treasury have found themselves unable
to carry on the business entrusted to
them and have been discouraged to the
point of resigning their positions be
cause they were unable to obtain any
opinion or decision from MacVeagh
upon urgent questions which had been
before him for many months. At the
same time they have invariably been
reproached by him for such limited
action as thev may have been com-
i pel led to take on their own responsi
Snys MacVengU's Mind Im Abnormal.
"Mr. MacVeagh's mental attitude is
difficult to realize by those who havo
not had intimate everyday experience
with it Toward many of the high
treasury officials he has from time to
time displayed an aversion, suspicion
U distrust which, in view oi tne iact
that these officials were men of his
own choosing, wpum seem mexpncaDie
"'""'" "' Vim" he has nersistentiv
"iths at a time he has persistentlj
of his department with whom he should
(Continued on page four)
Contributor Declares That Rebel Army Is Now Slipping Into Sonora, With
Guaymas for Its Objective Point Declares Madero Is
Seeking Alliance With Japan.
can. whether he was of lowly or high
Today, due to the unfair, and what
Mexicans call a 'meddling of Washing
ton in the war of a foreign country," the
name of a Gringo and that f a dog are
synonymous in Mexico in many quarters!
DHL liahi uct'ii gaiiieu uy inc uiiuuue
at Washington? This much has been
gained: In their despair the Mexicans
have been compelled to look alout for a
saving straw, as it were, and wo find
not only the rebels but even, the Ma-
IN EL PASO
July 4 will be quietly celebrated in
Bl Paso. The postoffice will close dur
ing the greater part of the day, the
banks will clo3e all day and many of
the stores will shut up shop at'noon
and take a half holiday at home or In
front of The El Paso Herald watching
the fight bulletins from Las Vegas.
But one delivery will be made oy the
mail carriers in the residence districts
and three downtown. The office will be
open from 10 until 11 Thursday morn
ing. The federal building will closo
all day and other public offices will
There will be no formal celebration
or tne i ourtti in Kl Paso, although a
r umi., r oi private pi. n'cs down the
vaiiej hae been planned.
In Addition to Killing For
Local Consumption, Lean
Beef Will Be Shipped.
BE UTILIZED ALSO
Options have been taken on 100 acres
of land In the extreme southern part
of the Cotton addition for the killing
plant and stockyards which are to be
The options were given by A. P. Coles
and are good for six months. Plans
are now being drawn for the layout
of the stockyards, the buildings and
for the loop, which will connect the
yards with each of the railroads in
The building plans include an office,
a power plant, a killing plant ico
factory." lard compound, soap factory,
hide house warehouse and stables.
These will face on south Fifth street
along the east side of the street They
will be built either of concrete and
steel or of brick and steel. ' -
The plant when completed will do
a general killing business for the local
markets, and animals which It will not
pay to ship for beef will be killed at
the plant upon the arrival from Mexico
and salted down and shipped east for
sausage, mfhee meat etc. The stock
yards, which will cover 50 of the 100
acres, will be used for a general clear
ing yards for Mexican and southwest
ern cattle. The byproduct plants in
clude a soap making factory with a
capacity of five tons of high grade
laundrv soap each day. the lard com
pound factory will manufacture a hlgh-i
grade of cooking lara, tne niae nouse
will be for the storage and treatment
of hides and the ice factory will-make
ice for the entire plant and will also
have a refrigeration plant in connec
tion. The stockyards will have a capacity
of 2,000 cars and will be constructed
of hreavy timbers and kept absolutely
sanitary. The loop track will connect
with the G. H. & S. A., the Southwest
ern and the Texas & Pacific on Bast
Mills street between Dallas and Brook-,
line streets. The Santa Fe street con
nection will be at Sixth street, where
the stockyards loop will also connect
with the Mexican Central for Mexico.
The North Western line will also have
a connection at Sixth street near the
old El Paso Southern station. Thl3
loop will be five miles In length and
the company will have a number of
modern switching engines for hauling
cattle trains to and, tramthe , stqep
yards ancUillllns- teqti - .
arrive In El Paso Saturday to prepare
plans for the construction of tne piant.
h?oVi,he thestckyaras "oofT and i Bachimba under Gen. Orozco. With a few shells, the government artillery natt ois
byproduet Plants Um cost JSOWP00? it I lodge the rebels from one important position during the night.
Is estimated. When completed and in
nnoi-atinn. th nlflnt will employ 300
men. A franchise will be asked for
at the next regular meeting of the
city council and construction oper
ations will start as soon as the engi
neering eomDanv has completed the
j plans for the buildings. Surveys have
have been.maae ana oiue prims umwu
of ihe lavout and are now being revised
and additional data added for the in
formation of the contractors.
SELF, WIFE AND CHILD
Discovered That Man Whose
Home Was Burned Pur
Binghamton, N. T July S. Bingham
ton was stirred today upon receiving
news from Harvard, a small town near
l?i lV' r": ?
news from Harvard, a small town near
incr thn death of Emerson Clark, his
wife and one of their children in a
fire that destroyed their home, the cor
oner found that Clark bought a bottle
of chloroform the day before the fir.
The coroner believes that he chloro-,
formed the two members of the family,
saturated their clothing with kerosena
set fire to it and then perished himself
In the burning house.
The body of the daughter. aged-5.
was found bound up in bedclotheX
There was evidence that kerosene had
been used. Clark and his wife, who
was his third wife, did not live happily
together. His two other children bo
came crippled with serious Injurle.
By VICTOR 0CH0A
deros themselves looking about for an
able and protecting ally, and we see the
spectacle of Madero himself parting
with his strongest man, his brother, Gus
tavo, and sending him to Japan, the onlv
country that might and could give Mex
ico aid as against its northern giant.
Orozco has been driven hack, yes, over
a desert that was harder for his men to
bear than the others who held the green
fringes of the Xazas river at Torreon;
also it has enabled him to concentrate
his troops into a smaller area, and, like
a coiled rattlesnake, Orosco can reach
about and slay in detail the enemy as it
endeavors to approach him. Incidentally
he lias seen the uselessness of keeping
three to four thousand men idle in the
capital at Chihuahua and we behold the
sliding of the snake's head Gen. Sala
zar at the head of some four thousand
men into the green pastures of the
beautiful and rich state of Sonora, which
all along has been inadequatel yprotected
by the troops of Madero.
The movement to Casas Grandes is
the slipping into the port of Guaymas
and nothing more and nothing less.
If this was the desired result of
Washington, it certainly has succeeded
most beautifully in accomplishing it. It
lias incidentally alienated the sympa
thies of a. people, who, by nature and
obligation are friendly to their
American brothers on the north; these
have been sundered: sympathies and ti-s
of friendship that it will take 50 icars
1 ti heal and reco er.
BATTLE OF uAutiuA
First Firing of Federal Field Pieces Failed to Find the
Range of the Rebel Troops Rebels Reply With
Their Fieldpieces and Put Sharpshooters tc
Work Orozco in Command of Rebels.
(Associated Press Dispatch, from correspondent in the i Jsld, sent over rebel "wires.l
At Rebel Front, Bachimba, Mex., July 3. Shells from th artillery of the
federal force began falling near the hills where the rebels an.- entrenchd, two
miles from Bachimba, shortly after 11a.m. today. At the same time the federal
cavalry in three columns began moving up slowly.
Shortly before noon the shelling by the federals became more frequent, the
rebels finally answering with their artillery, while rebel sharpshooters watted for
the federal cavalry to move into range. .
The federal shells were not well placed and the rebels held their position
Impatient at the dilatory tactics or tne ieaerais, wno ior uure uays m
been marching their troops to within 20 miles of Bachimba and then turning them
back, the rebel army, directed by Gen. Orozco, was prepared for the federal attack.
FEDERAL CANNON FIRE HEAVY.
The federals this afternoon were directing a heavy artillery fire at Del Frente,
a point two miles southwest of here, where Gen. Del Toro is commanding a large
force of rebels. The retels are sticking to the fray, though the shelling is danger
A federal column of 800 came up from the east, meeting a big detachment of
rebels under Gen. J. J. Campos. The government lost several men and retired
a short distance. The rebels are fighting also in open order along the small hills
toward the west for a distance of a mile toward San Diego mountains, where it
is thought the strongest flank movement of the federals is directed.
Another federal column is coming up to the extreme west of Bachimba, being
airted by--the rebel troops under CoL Roque GomeK
- ' OROZCO ON THE FIELD.
Gen. Orozco and his staff reached the battlefield at 1:30 p. m, having sta
tioned themselves at a point just back of the eastern entrance to the canyon. He
is dispatching messengers to all parts of the field. The rebels are using their
small mountain artillery along with heavier guns, most of which are stationed at
the eastern end of the pass, which runs north and south. x
The rifle fire from both sides is heavy, while the shelling of- the artillery is
The federals are using at least three batteries of heavy artillery, while the
rebels have but two.
FEDERALS ATTACK THE
REBELS A T BACHIMBA
(By Associated Press, over federal controled wires.)
..At General' Huerta's Federal Headquarters, Bachimba, Mex, July 3.
After several davs of delav durine which the troops, by flank movements, were
treachIhVognaionposlHsJiGenirHueita, the federal commander, -gave-the -word
at 5 oclock this morning to begin the attack ort the rebel army, gathered near
xne troops are oeing moveu cauuuusiy m nwu xcuu. miuw, "" & uvm
discovered and exploded.
Explanation of the reported catastrophe of two days ago, when a big ex
plosion was heard in the rebel camp, was made today by a report to headquarters.
A rebel mine destroyed a big water tank, seriously injuring a civilian and slightly
wounding another. .
pany mines were discovered nearby and the detonation was caused by their
explosion after being removed jby the government engineers.
TAKEN TO AGUA PRIETA
(By Associated Press.)
Agua Prieta, Sonora, July 3. Sixteen wounded federals were brought here
fnitr fm-m 'Ravimp Snnnra. where the federals (of Garibaldi's command) were
j yesterday in a fight with the rebels. The wounded federals admit that
the federal were Lfeated.Lt declare that CoL Morels federal troops recaptured
Bavispe. They say 14 federals and 30 rebels were killed m tne ngnung. a wagon
tiain and 100 men left Agua Prieta this morning. Sanjines and Blanco, federal
generals, are still here.
THE FEDERALS IN SONORA.
Troops at Colonia Morelos and Fronteras, south of here, are taking positions
on the west banks of the Yaqui river.
Eleven wagonloads of ammunition and provisions left for Colonia Morelos.
Information has been received by Gen. Sanjines that the rebels are advancing
in three columns from Chihaahua and have already passed Casas Grandes, Pearson
and Madera, on the Mexico North Western xaibroad.
Federals here believe Orozco will abandon Bachimba and Chihuahua and move
his entire force into Sonora.
JUAREZ MAY BE
If Orozco Is Beaten Back at
Bachimba, Capital May
Juarez may be the capital of the
rebel forces in the next two- or three
days, according to the outcome of the
battle of Bachimba. aa reverse will
mean the moving of the rebel govern-
th t-hi ie-iltnre snm time -o
sanciiuneti int; ihuwiik ul me dLaio
capital to any place which the rebels
saw fit In case of necessity and for
this reason, if the rebels are defeated,
governor Felix Gutierrez will come to
Juarez and establish his state govern
' Already manv of the important pa
pers of the rebel government have been
removed from Chihuahua to Juarez to
avoid confiscation In case of federal
occupation of Chihuahua.
Funds are becoming scarce In the
As Each Blow Is Struck
Herald Will Get It By Wire
BULLETINS of the Las Vegas prizefight between Jack Johnson and Jim
Flynn for the heavyweight championship, will be posted by the El
Paso Herald on its bulletin boards in front of The Herald building,
Thursday afternoon. The fight will be received by rounds in The Herald
editorial rooms and read from the balcony of The Herald building with a mega
phone; also posted on The Herald bulletin boards.
The Associated Press loop to the fight ring has been connected with The
Herald's leased wire, which passes through Las Vegas, and, as the results are
flashed to the Denver distributing office of the Associated Press, for distribu
tion to the rest of the world, they will also be flashed into The El Paso Herald
office at this end of the wire.
There will be absolutely no loss of time. As the blows are struck, they
will be recorded instantly in The Herald office. This will be the fastest
service of any in the country, as the report must be relayed at Denver for all
the big eastern and western papers.
eity of Juarez among the rebel lead
ers and every possible effort to turn
their assets Into money are being made.
The customs officials and the other
government employes have not been
paid their salaries for the month of
June and 'the pay of the soldiers has
been cut to half.
The reason that the customs men
hare not received their pay. Is because
the Imports of the port have not
amounted to enough during the month
to pay expenses.
Many of the Employes or the Mexi
can Central road, which Is run by the
rebels, have not received tnelr pay.
which was due on June 19. oni tnose
emnloves who are really necessary to
the road have Deen given tneir raooci.
In Juarez the watchmen and flag
men have quit their positions. Many
of the section men have done the sam?.
OTHER MEXICAN NEWS
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