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EL PASO, TEXAS,
Tharsday Evening,
Noreber 21, 1912-14 Pages
TWO SECTIONS TODAY.
ASSOCIATED PRESS:
Leased Wire
WRATHXK B'ORiflCA.S'r.
Fair tonight and Friday
Colder tonight.
HER
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WILL BMfflllB FIGH1
PORTE DECLARES TERMS OF TEE ALLIED
BALKAN NATIONS ARE IMPOSSIBLE.
Nazim Pafcha, Commanderinchief, Says Bulgarians Have
Fallen Back Before the Tchatalja Ports, Leav
ing Many Dead in Trenches Turkish War
ship Sinks Two Bulgarian Torpedo Boats.
Constantinople, Turkey, Nev. 21. The Ottoman government has re
jected the terms offered by the allied Balkan nations.
Xsrin Pasha the Turkish commander 1b chief, has been ordered to re
sume operations.
The official aineaaccmeBt of the rejection of Bulgaria's terms readt '
"The parte finding the Bulgarian conditions for an armistice lnaccept
ablp has ordered Naaim Pasha to resume military operations."
BULGARIANS LKAVB DEAD IN TRENCHES.
' Pallia Pasha, the Tarkish eommaxder in chief, in a telegram to the Otto
man war office, ways:
"ceerding to resorts Jest received, Turkish reeonnolterins parties
have confirmed the report "that the enemy abandoned the trenches held dar
ing the last three days facing the line of forts in the zone which they
had occupied. The Bulgarians have fallen baek at certain points as ranch
as four and a half miles from the Tnrkish lines. A nHraher of wounded
and many dead bodies were found to the Bavarian trenches, besides
rifles, ammunition and ether equipment"
TURKS SINK BULGARIAN SHIPS.
An attack en the Tarkish cruiser Haraidieh, on the Black Sea this
morning, two Bulgarian torpedo boats are asserted to hare been sank Xjtd
two ether torpedo beats badly shattered.
The Hamidieh is said to have escaped practically without damage.
The BnlKrian terms of peace are impossible, according: to the Turkish
grand vtater. Ktamii Pasha said:
"I received last night communication through the Russian amhassadc-r
to THrkey of the terms which the Bulgarians suggest for an armistice as
a preliminary te the discussion of the terms ef peaee. The terms are im
possible and unless they are radically altered the war will continue.
The Bulgarians ask for the surrender ef Adrianeple, Scutari, Janlna
and the Tehatalfa lines."
The Bulgarian losses In dead and wounded during the fighting at
Tshatalla total Sea, according te official advlees. Terrific damage was
done te the Bulgarian colHmn which attacked the Turkish left wing par
ticularly by the shells from the Turkish warships. One of these fell on a
Bulgarian amnHmitien train, whieh exploded, resulting la great loss of life.
TURKS THROW DEAD
AMERICANS VIEW THE NAUSEATING SCENE
AND DYING
Constantinople. Tucker,
Nov. 2L-
Heart rending scenes of suffering
and misery are enacted daily at the
Turkish camp at San Stefano. The
correspondent of the Associated Frees,
accompanied by the secretary of a for
eign embassy and by Maj. Clyde S.
Ford, D. S. A., who is here on leave of
absence, paid a visit there today.
A nauseating picture was witnessed
at the side of the railroads. The
bodies which had been thrown from
the trains lay as they had fallen.
Some had stuck oil top of the em
bankment, others had rolled part of
the way down, and some had reached
the bottom. Some of the corpses lay
stiffly alone . Others were in groups
of threes and fours. Around a one
story stable at the foot of the em
bankment was a group of 60 dead and
dying, ly ng close together on the
slopes of a manure pile, which the
sick men had found softer than the
hard ground.
Twenty Two In One Tent.
A group of tents stood in the cen
ter, where four or five Turkish sol
diers wearing the armpiece of the
Red Crescent stood on guard. Inside
i be sick and dead lay in groups. The
doctors on duty counted 22 patients
in one tent, while double that num
ber lay outside sheltered from the
wind by the canvas. Some of the
stricken men found difficulty in get
ting into the Moslem position for
prayer, looking toward the east. One
praying victim was so weak that he
could not replace his blanket around
his head when the wind blew it off.
No Water For the Weak.
A water cart drawn by a donkey
passed along the road. Those of the
victims who were able to rise to their
feet went unassisted toward it and
struggled feebly for a drink. Those
unable to rise got none.
In a similar way, what appeared to
be army bread was distributed to
those able to reach the place of dis
tribution. Several of the sick men raised
themselves with difficulty and stum
bled toward a well, from which they
tried to dip water with their long
sashes, wetting the ends and moisten
ing their parched mouths, with them.
There were hundreds of dead and
thousands of sick in this camp, many
of them lying on the open ground
and great numbers supporting their
backs against the houses bordering the
open fields, most of which were de
serted. Protests at Foreign Legions.
The porte has applied to the em
bassies and legations for the with
drawal of the naval contingents land
ed on Monday, on the ground that their
presence is not necessary.
The ambassadors and ministers. It
Is understood, are decided to leave
the matter in abeyance for the pres
ent It is beliewed that the object of the
authorities n quartering 2000 patients
in the Mosque of St. Sophia is to
deter any enemies from setting foot
within the building. The talk in the
Sofia papers regarding the singing- -of
te deums in that historic pile un
doubtedly produced an impression on
the Turkish government, which re
sorted to this oriental expedient of
thwarting such a design.
GREEKS CUT OFF
RETREAT OF TURKS
Athens, Greece, Nov. 2L Greek
troops have occupied the Turkish town
of Fiorina, to the south of Monastir,
and cut off the rear guard of the Turk
ish army retreating from Monastir af
ter its capture by the Servians.
The Turkish soldiers who succeeded
in escaping through the Servian lines
around Monastir number about 30,000.
Large quantities of ammunition and
stores fell into tbe hands of the Greeks
v.-nen they cut off the rear guard.
TLRKIS1I LOSS IN BATTLE OF
i
MONASTIR ESTIMVTED AT 20,06ft
Belgrade. Servia. Nov. 21 Twentv
thousand of the 80.000 Turks who de
fended Monastir were killed or
wounded in the four das battle that
preceded the capture of the city by
the Servian armv, it was estimated to
day. The Soivian loss was almost as
qrreat In the defence of the fortress
the inhabitants of the city fought -with
rreat ferocitv side by side with the
1 in K - h rfffUlais
Tht. Iiiujh of the attack on the fort-
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water or tne surrounaing marsnes ana
took position after position by sheer
dogged determination.
BULGARIANS SAY TURKS MAY
MAKE COUNTER PROPOSALS
Sofia, Bulgaria, Nov. 21. The terms
for an armistice proposed by the Bul
garians are in no way in the nature of
an ultimatum, according to official cir
cles here. It is open to the Turkish gov
ernment to make counter proposals.
. - -
FRANCE WARNS TURKEY
TO PROTECT CHRISTIANS
Paris France, Nov. 21. Prance today
notified the Turkish government that
she would hold Turkey responsible for
any violence against Christians and
asked her to adopt rigid measures to
prevent any outbreaks.
GET $4S,e06 FOR BALKAN AID.
Washington, D. C, Nov. 21. The Red
Cross today received $8900 from various
sources for the relief of the sufferers
in the Balkan war, making the total
contributions up to date for that char
ity $48,900.
US. S. CRUISERS REACH GIBRALTAR
Gibraltar, Ncv. 21. The United
States cruisers Tennessee and Montana
arrived here this afternoon. They are
coaling preparatory to proceeding to
Turkish waters for the protection of
American citizens in the Ottoman em
pire. KILLED BY AUTO;
DAUGHTER HERE
Father of Sisters of Charity in El Paso
and Santa Fe Meets death in Leav
enworth Soldiers Home.
Leavenworth, Kane., Nov. 21. WH-
liam Conrad, an inmate of the Soldiers'
Home here, who served through the
civil war in the 100th New York inn
try, was struck by an automobile today
and killed.
A daughter, sister Mary Barnard, is
connected with Lorretto academy, Santa
Fe, N. M., and another daughter, sister
Magdalene, with the Loretto academy
in SI Paso, Tex.
JOHNSON GIVEN THREE WEEKS
TIME TO FILE DEMURRERS
Chicago, HL. Nov. 21. Jack Johnson
was granted by United States district
Judge Carpenter today " three weeks in
which to file demurrers to the five
charges against him of violation of the
Mann white slave act in transporting
Belle Schriber, a white woman, across
different state boundaries for immoral
purposes.
The El Paso
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BPhliH appearing Saturday November twentythird IV M0ISr
FAITHFUL
Several Good Paying Jobs
Will Be Annexed in the
Senate After March 4.
SENATORS RECEIVE
NUMEROUS PLEAS
(By Wlnfleld Jones.)
Washington, D. C, Nov. 21. Demo
cratic office seekers are making eyes
at some of the fat jobs around the
upper house of congress that -will fall
to the party when they take over con
trol of the senate after Jdarch 4. next
When the Democrats captured the
house about two years ago many Re
publican faces that were familiar
around the south end of the capitol
were suddenly missing. Judging by
the applications that are being re
ceived by senators from constituents,
none of the senate jobs will go beg
ging when the Democrats take hold of
te reins of legislation and the levers
of patronage.
Two of the places on the list of
senate appointments which are sure
to be filled by Democrats are those of
t the secretary and the sergeant at arms.
nacti pays $6508 a year. Charles G.
Bennett, of New York, has been sec
retary of the senate since 1900. and
has had the confidence of the upper
house, despite changes in New York's
representation in the senate. Whether
or net the place will fall to a New
York Democrat is still conjecture, for
it may be sought by some other state
which has two Democrats in the senate
instead of one. as New York has.
Col. Ransdell. sergeant at arms, has
likewise held the place since 1900
prior to that time being United States
marshal for the District of Columbia.
He hails from Indiana and his suc
cessor might come from the same state,
as the Hoosier commonwealth is rep
resented by two Democratic senators.
Just how far the shifts from Re
publicans to Democrats will affect the
subordinates in the two offices is not
known. It is pointed out, however,
that both offices have contained a
number of Democrats under the Re
publican regime in the senate and that
Republicans may hold on under the
Democratic control.
-Committee Clerkships.
There are numerous pinms among
committee clerkships which will fan
into Democratic hands. The clerkship i
of the senate committee on appropria
tions carries a salary or $4000 a year
and there are two assistants at $2500.
This patronage will be controled by
the Democratic senator who becomes
-onittf fn&n 01 ini fnminTrTM ns nt y- i
-ohairman of the committee. It is ex
Pected. however. ZthaZ aiitan clerk
-rw . ' ;..r .J r.z 1
v nnnAAV ...a .. ..a ..a... n.A. ......aw
'uniw7G rt.A. tC IMIUJIUCU. dllld
as cierk or
assistant clerk. Exmert
Knowledge is required lor the fram
ing of appropriation bills and Mr.
Rea has been 'the expert for the sen
ate committee on appropriations for a
number of years.
The clerk of the senate finance com
mittee gets $3000 a year, which will
mean a promotion for a clerk of one
of the minority committees with a
salary of $2220 a year. There are
a. number of other committee clerk
shins that pay $2500 a year, and these
I will afford promotions for a number
of clerks to Democratic senators wha
have been receiving at best only the
salaries of minority committee clerk
ships. There is also the office of postmas
ter of the senate, which pays $2250 a
year. This place, like those of the
secretary of the senate and the ser
geant at arms, is regarded as legiti
mate patronage of the party in power
in the senate, and a Democrat is ex
pected to be selected.
The bulk of the applications for
places on Uncle Sam's pay roll that
are being received by Democratic sen
ators, of course, do not concern posi
tions in connection with the senate.
They are chiefly for Jobs la the states,
witi some for offices in the govern
ment departments.
WOODROW WILcON READS HASKIN ON
"AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AS AUTHORITY
w1
OODROW WILSON, president elect, is familiarizing: himself with the operations of the American government
by readlnfj the book of Frederic J. Haskin the notable, authoritative work which The El Paso Herald Is of
fering to Its subscribers at a very small cost.
Dispatches to the New York World and the New York Telegram on the day following the election, state that
while the returns were being received, Mr. Wilson nat in the parlor of his home and read with deep interest this
book by Mr. Haskin, The American Government."
This is a testimonial about as strong as an author could wish, but the book has received ether tributes just as
high. Before it was published, It was read In proof by president Taft, speaker Champ Clark, and all the cabinet
officers and department heads, and each pronounced It absolutely correct and authentic. Becante of this official O.
K., Mr. 'Wilson purchased the book and ha been studying it to familiarize himself with the actual -workings of
the government. "The American Government" is the only book in existence devoted exclusively to the operations of
the American government, that is absolutely aHthentlc and approved by government oflclals. The head of each gov
ernment department was allowed to read in proof and make such corrections as were necessary, the matter referring:
to fats department, its duties, etc.
This great book may be procured at The Hi Paso Herald office for one coupon, cut front this paper, and ftfl
cents. The Herald, because of the educational character of the publication and Its desire te have Its subscribers
more familiar with their government, made a contract with Mr. Haskin for n large number ef these books and ob
tained them at a very low price and Is selling them at cost. The Herald believes the book should be In every Ameri
can heme; that every American voter should read it regardless of hi polities, for there is no politics In the hook
and for this reason it urges Its readers to fellow the example of Mr. Wilson and get a copy.
Herald Owns the Exclusive
Southwestern Rights To Haslrin's Articles
ELUDED
Detectives Had McNamara
and McManigal Cornered
5 Months Before Arrest.
MANY EXPLOSIONS
FOLLOWED ESCAPE
Indianapolis, Ind., Nor. 21. How em
ployes of W. J. Burns, a detective, had
the Los Angeles dynamiters "cornered"
in a room in a boarding nouse at Con
over, Wis., five months before the ar
rests were made and allowed them to
escape was related by Ortle 5. McMani
gal in the "dynamite conspiracy" trial
today.
McManigal said a month after the
Times building was blown up, he and
James B. McNamara had been hunting
five miles from Conover when one day
he missed James B., and later found
him drunk in the boarding house talk
ing to detectives. McManigal said Mc
Namara's description had been pub
lished everywhere and he had received
mail at Conover. but after a discus
sion with the detectives they managed
to escape. McNamara. the next month
caused another explosion at Los An
geles and 10 other explosions followed
before the arrests in April. Mil.
Says Life Was Threatened.
On their escape from the Wisconsin
woods, McManigal said James B. Mc
Namara a second time attempted to kill
him.
"He wanted me to hold up a -tin can
and let him shoot a hole through it,"
said McManigal. "I told Mm to put a.
hole through himself If be wanted
to kill anybody.
"Telling of his experience at Los
Angeles, James B. said he would have
put a bomb in the Times auxiliary
plant if he could have located it that
night," testified McManigal. "Ho
said, leaving Los Angeles he went to
San Francisco to get money and re
mained there four days. Crossing to
Oakland on his way east, he said lie
threw four infernal machines into the
bay to get rid of them. He stopped
at Salt Lake City and remained two
weeks with J. & Munsay."
McManigal previously had said the
first day they arrived in the Wisconsin
woods to bide, James B. "took a
shot" at him.
Spent Money Without Accounting. '
Henry W. Legleitner, of Denver, a
member of the ironworkers' executive
board, when arrested last winter,. ad
mitted the union officials expended
money witnout giving an accei
io iue meniDers, soooouo zo
A. Meyer. Meyer testified he;
iamaiium- nil mhi ta ttiim j.i
.iSS "Z SL.IZiJF
Legleitner abeUt the
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used by J. J. McNamara far dynamit
ing.
"He replied he thought an inner cir
cle of officials in the union controled
the finances," said Meyer. He also
said president Frank M. Ryan had au
thority to pay out money when the ex
ecutive board was not in session and
no accounting was given of the $1000
a month paid to McNamara.
McNamara Searched Baggage.
Miss Mary C. Dye. a stenographer,
who witnesses had said 'was marked
for murder by James B. McNamara. be
cause she "knew too much." testified
she quit the employ of the iron -workers
before the Los Angeles explosion,
but she had written many letters which
the government charges were in furth
erance of earlier explosions:
"Soon after I left, a boy at the door
of my room at a -hotel at midnight
called out he had a telegram." said
Miss Dye. "but when I opened the door.
John J. McNamara. much excited, forced
himself in. He demanded certain pa
pers of which I knew nothing. Then he
searched my baggage and departed. In
going over letters at the office I had
seen a letter' in hicn t -was
stated that somebody was going to
'snitch' or give away information un
less money was "forthcoming.'
The government contends that the
(Continued on Next Page.)
REBELS THY TO TAKE
FROM THE FEDERAL TROOPS
FEDERALS WHIP THE
REBELS A T MADERA
In a battle yesterday near Madera, Chlhuahaa, 12 rebels were killed, In
cluding the leaders, Rlcardo Terrains and Juan Ramos. This Is reported today
In a telegram to Gen. Trucy Aubert at Juarez from Cap. Uriel Marauex, an
officer under Gen. Jose de la- Luz Bla ace.
The engagement occurred In the S an Joaquin canyon. Capt. Marauez with
one company of mounted volunteers en countered two groups of rebels. Ter
rains is a well known rebel chief. The rebels were absolHtely routed, says
the report, which falls to give the federal losses If any.
The death of Gen. Antonio Rojas, the rebel leader, as reported from Mexico
City, is denied at Juarez, no report of this sort having been made to Gen. Au
bert Since it was reported from the national capital that Rejas met death by
Gen. Blanco's troops, It is deemed prob able that confusion with the Battle of
yesterday caused a false report retard lng Rojas.
DENIES THAT HIS
SON WAS KILLED
M. M. Portllle, Father of Enrique Per-
tlllo, Says He WTas Here Monday,
After His Reported Death.
El Paso, Texas, Nov. 20.
Editor El Paso Herald:
In your issue of November 19, I no
ticed a paragraph that you published
about -my son, Enrique Portillo, hav
ing had trouble with a Mr. Brooks, of
Madera, Mex., which is not a fact.
My son, Enrique, arrived in this city
the 16th of this month and remained
here until the 18th in the evening, and
many persons of this city with whom
he was on that date can testify to his
presence here.
Thanking you in advance for giving
this letter ample publication in your
issue, I remain.
Yours respectfully,
M M. Portillo.
Advices from Madera to Gen. Aubert
say Francisco and not Enrique Portillo
was killed by John Brooks, the former
ranger, near Madera. This is in line
with the claim of Enrique Portillo's
father, who says that his son was not
killed.
Frank King, who was a partner with
J. J. Brooks in a number of Mexican
cattle deals, does not believe that the
cattleman was killed when he killed
Portillo. Mr. King says that a message
was received in Juarez saying that
Brooks had ridden into a federal out
post camp r.fter the shooting and re
Krted to tbe federal captain that he
d shot Portillo and wounded two oth
ers. Mr. King, who knows the Chihua
hua country wU. sass that the closest
that far to inform the federals of tbe
' ft'st, he could not have been fatally
i n5ed. King has telegraphed to
. ooks s wire at cntcnupa in an eirort
to get a straight version of the en
counter. DIDAPP IS THE ONLY
ONE NOW HELD HERE
Senor Juan Pedro Didapp is the only
federal prisoner now in the county jail
awaiting trial on the charge of inciting
a revolution in Mexico, or of smuggling
arms and ammunition across the river.
Senor Didapp is awaiting trial at San
Antonio on the charge of conspiracy
to incite a revolution against the estab
lished government of Mexico. He is
alone in the revolutionist cell at the
county jail, which for awhile was filled
with revolutionary leaders awaiting
trial or extradition to Mexico.
SETS OROZCO AND FUENTE
HEARING FOR DECEMBER 3
Austin, Tex., Nov. 21. Federal judge
Maxey has set Dec 3. as date for the
hearing at Austin of the writ of habeas
corpus sued out by Gen. David de la
Fuente and Col. Pascual Oroxco, sr.,
who are detained in the military prison
at Fort Sam Houston under an order of
the war department.
AMERICANS VENTURE
INTO YAQUI COUNTRY
BriHjr Back Report That Taqais Have
Killed 2 People Within the
Last 3ft Days.
Douglas, Aria, Nov. 21. One of th
most perilous journeys recorded in re
cent months was that undertaken by
Capt. John C. Greenway. general man
age rof the Calumet A Arizona com
pany. Ira B. Jerollemon, the company's
examining expert, F. O. Bostwick and
R. H. Whitesides, of Douglas, and H.
P. McGee, of Hermosillo. when they
went 90 miles east of Hermosillo in an
automobile into the heart of the Yaqui
country- Their road was crossed sev
eral times by a band of raiding Indians
numbering 150 and they were in sev
eral towns which had been attacked but
a snort time before by the Indians.
Their good luck held, however, and
they escaped without injury. They re
port 62 people killed by Yaquis within
the past 30 days.
The party left Hermosillo, going 90
miles east and about 25 miles west of
the Yaqui river. When they arrived at
Cobachi they found that the Yaquis had
attacked the town, but had been driven
out. The citizens lost one man killed
and one Yaqui was killed. Two of the
inhabitants were taken prisoners. The
autoists were warned by the major in
command that they had better return
to Hermosillo as the Yaquis had that
day attacked Mazatan, a town 12 miles
to the north. The question was put up
to Mr. Greenway by the other members
of the party and it was upon his de
cision that they continued their journey
into the hostile country.
The antou party counted upon the
f doingthis. when they were driven
oft at Mazatan, they came hack south
and west. The main body passed
within three miles or the machine,
headed south. They arrived in Mazatan
and found that the Yaquis had entered
the town at daylight, on Nov. 17, and
occupied the plaza. They had fought
in some semblance of military order. A
hot fight ensued in which six citizens
were killed and two wounded, while
four Yaquis we.-e slain.
The Yaquis are adopting entirely
different tactics from their former ones.
They have learned from their service
in the two revolutions to maintain
some semblance of military order and
have also been taught the beneficial Re
sults of combining forces. Whereas
they formerly went about in bands of
10 or 12 they have now combined into
one large force of 150. Their head
quarters are at the Bacatete mountain
east of Guaymas. This has never been
trodden by any other foot than that
of a Yaqui and the Indians are said
to have extensive corn fields on top of
it as a food reserve. The Yaquis are
all wearing red hatbands, but -whether
this indicates that they are claiming
allegiance with the Orozcoistas is not
known. The government soldiers -who
are now operating against them are for
the most part Mayo Indians, the mortal
and hereditary enemies of the Yaquis.
In the last 30 days 62 people are
known to have been killed by the In
dians. Bostwick states. At one ranch
northwest of Guaymas nine cowboys
were taken out into a nearby field and
executed. The ranch -was left behind
tenanted only by the wjomen and chil
dren, and all of the women were
violated.
MEXICO CITY SAYS
ROJAS IS KILLED
Cheehe-' Campos Burns Bridge South
of Terreen Madera Celebrates
Anniversary ef Ills Revolt.
Mexico aty. Max.. Nov. 81. Gen.
Antonio Rojas has been killed in an
encounter with rural guards under
Gen. Jose de la Lux Blanco, according
to unofficial advices to the govern
ment. The encounter occurred in San
Joaquin canyon, state of Chihuahua
The second anniversary of the launch
ing of the Madero revolution was cele
brated last night by a banquet given by
the president in the national palace.
It was attended by cabinet officials and
the members of the Judiciary.
The rebel leader, "Cheche" Campos,
operating in the state of Durango. has
cut the Central railway to the south
of Torreon.
The government insists that condi
tions in the north are sufticientlv im
proved to warrant the withdrawal of
part of the troops for the campaigns in
the south, in spite of many protests.
REBELS BURN AN
AMERICAN RANCH
Washington. D. C, Nov. 21. Reports
from Durango, Mex, to the state de
partment, state that the American
owned maguey ranch. 60 miles west of
Durango, was completely sacked and
its buildings burned Nov. 20, by a force
of 100 revolutionists. A detachment of
Mexican federal cavalry is pursuing
the rebels.
GEN. AUBERT TO EATKRTA1N.
Gen. Trucy Aubeit. in polite return
for the ball given recentlj in his honor
by citizens of Juarez, will entertain
Saturday at a "fiesta." to be held at
the Juarez race track. There will be
games of various sorts and various
entertainments by the young societv
people of the Mexican border town.
No invitations will be issued.
MEXICAN EARTHQUAKE
KILLS 100 PEOPLE
Mexico City, Mex., Nov. 21. The report that the town of Acanbay, in tie
northern part of the state of Mexico was destroyed by Tuesday's earthquake was
received today in 1 Oro and a number of doctors immediately proceeded to the
scene. It is said the victims numbered 100. The town had 2000 inhabitants.
Telegraphic communication is interrupted.
P ALOM A
SALAZAR IS IN
COMMAND OF
REBELS
Federal Officer and Some
of His Men Flee to the
New Mexico Side.
DYNAMITE BOMBS
USED BY REBELS
Adobe Houses of the Mexi
can Border Town Wreck
ed by the Attackers.
Rebels early today took Palemas,
the Mexican pert ef entry opposite Ce
Isnibas, N. M., after two hears" ef brisk
fighting, says a report received at Fort
Bliss from the United States herder
patrol at that point.
At 2 eeleek another report received
by Gen. R. Z. Steever, saM fighting -km
still in progress at Falemas. The fed
erals -were then completely srerrenndeit
by the rhels -who were fighting them em
three sides. The rebels were using hand
grenades and dynamite bombs in their
attempts to dislodge the enemy. They
are reported te have a feree of 35ft men.
The rebels were at that time appar
ently watting for night te rash te posi
tion. Unless the federals get reinforce
ments they will lose the light, free
general appearances.
The revolutionists assanHed the tewa
shortly after daybreak. The federal
garrison, ef little mere tbtm lftft men.
responded with spirit, hat rebels had
I " tossed hand grenades of dynamite
late the outlyiaa; houses, whieh kad
heen fortified hy the federals, shatter
ing the buildings and barytas the de
fenders la debris ef adehe bricks.
FEDERAL OFFICER A KKPTGBE.
The report reeeived at neea hy Gen.
E. Z. Steever said that Lieut. Ldmbs of
the federals, was amende the retaftee
te the American side ef the line, and
related the capture ef the town. The
rebels' strength is net known, bat the
enemy were beHeved te have heen led
hy Gen. Inez Salasar, who has com
bined various small rebel grasps in the
neighborhood.
The Falemas-Cetambes pert ef entry
is a sab-pert te the EI Pase-jHarex
pert. Mexican aad American easterns
and immigration stations are located oh
either side ef the Mae. It is the key te
the everland trails, leading into the
Casas Grande district. Its possession
hy rebels Is considered an important
step toward eontroHng the vicinity
helew the New Mexico herder.
FIGHTING BEGAN KAKXT.
. The fighting began at 5t30 a. nu
and continued until about SsSft, accord
ing te the noise ef battle heard freaa
the American side, then resumed again
later In the day. The bombs thrown
by the rebel asasilants sounded as ar
tillery fire. Townspeople fieeked into
the United States early in the day. Gen.
Steever's report dees net state the
number ef federal troops coming te
the American side, and It is believed
that most ef them -were taken pris
oners. The eniy collective story of the
battle is given by the federal officer
who "heat it for the land ef the free.
It was knowa seme days age that
Salaxar iateaded te attaek Palemas, at
least he said se te a party ef Mormon
refugees who arrived in EI Pase this
week after having bee held fee a
while in the rebel general's eanap. It
is thenght that Saiasar expected the
(.mail garrison te sarresder without
offering any resistance.
GEN. BIXBY IS
COMING TO EL PASO
Yuma, Aria. Nov. 21. Brig. Gen. W.
H. Bixby, chief engineer, U. S. A., vis
ited the Tuma project yesterday and
returned to Los Angeles last night.
Saturday he will leave Los Angel. 3
for El Paso.
Governor Hunt and staff returned to
Phoenix by auto yesterday In th
governor's party was George H. Clem
ents, of The El Paso Herald.
DOCTOR SVYS STRANGV LATION
C VISED WOMAN'S DEATH
Goshen. N. Y.. Nov 21. The state
rested its case today against Barton
W Gibson, the New Yorn lawyei .
charged with the murder of Mrs. Rosa
Szabo. his client. Dr. Otto H. Sehultze,
of New oYrk. a coroner's ph sician.
testified that Mrs. Szabo died oi stran
gulation and. not of drowning
Dr. Schultze's testimony corroborated
that of two phvsicians who preceded
him. By a photograph of the organs
of Mrs Czabo's. throat, taken after their
removal from her body, he illustrated
his contention that she had been stran-
tried b force applied to her throat.

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