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WKATHBR FORECAST.
Pair Tonight and Tomorrow.
EL PASO, TEXAS,
ThnrsdayEvening,
March 6, 1913 12 Pages
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SONORA IS IN
GREEK ARMY
CAPTURES
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WOULD SELLlMEflSURE FOB SUFFRflGETS JAPAN SEND;
IZd'S- FULL CREWS BOMBARD GREETS
LANDS IS DEAD CONGRESS TO WILSON
REBELLION
OPEIL.
Agua Prieta Is Threatened
by Attack From the Ma
derista Commands.
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STATE BEGINS
BUBNING BRIDGES
D
.OUGLAS. Ariz., March g The
announcement J9t the secession
of Sonoia was greeted joyfully
by the Mexicans here. The local Junta
sas the Nationalists are ready to pat
an army of approximately 15,000 men
in the field within a few days. The
'ederal forces in the state are less
U an 1.0OO.
rihe position of Gen Ojeda. at Agua
Priet is regarded as desperate un-!-ss
assistance i caches him today.
Ojeda, through long service, has be
come known as the "butcher" and is
highly unpopular with the masses of
Sonora people He has a force at pre
sent of less than 150, half of which are
wearing the green hat band of the
Maderistas
Akthh Trleta Threatened.
. cowbo arriving at Agua Prieta
last night stated that he camped Wed
nesday morning at Cuchaverachi. with
."ifto Maderistas. who were coming to
attack Airua Prieta today.
Douglas was greatly excited last
night oer reports resembling shots
hut the proved to be caused by a num
ber of small boys playing on a lumber
Iile, kicking with their heels. Many
people rushed for the line, believing
the Mexicans had again opened fire
on the American border patrol.
Naceairl Ready to Tara.
Arrivals from the south report Naco
zari ready to turn over to tins Mader
istas at once. There may be & fight
if they attempt to do so. as part of the
garrison H loyal to Huerta.
Forty-two recruits left Douglas last
night, reported bound for Cuchaverachi
to join the Nationalists. In order to
increase the sinews of war, Pepe Teran,
don Carlos Soto and several i other
wealthy residents of Moctezuma are
'aid to ha e been arrested and held for
ransom by.the Maderistas.
Coniul Investigates Trouble.
Consul Frederick Simpich has com
pleted his investigation of the three
'skirmishes between Mexican and Amer- I
ican troops here and forwarded his re
port to Washington. It is understood
that Gen. Ojeda assured him that he re
gretted the occurrence greatly and, in
order to prevent its- repetition, had dis
continued his patrol along the border.
Orders received by the United States
troops instructed -them to fire on Mex
ican territory under no circumstances,
unless to save life.
Gno I'tMng- Douglas1 Waterworks. "
All TOO men and naacnlne guns of the
Ninth cavalry are now stretched along
-the border. By order of the war de
partment, a guard of the negro troop
ers has been placed at the Douglas wa-
ter plant. This was requested by the f
ao'al residents. Nearly all of the pro-1
nortionatelv large Mexican population I
here are sympathizers with the new
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Maderista or Constitutionalists, rebels.
Sonera Secedes.
Deliberate repudiation of Huerta's
national government was made official
Iv at Hermosillo late yesterday at a
special meeting of the Sonora state
congress, which also issued a general
call to arms for all people of the state
to prevent any intrusion of Huerta sol
diers. "Any attempt to bring government
troops into Sonora will be resented,"
-was the message sent by the state au
t bonties to the party in power at Mex
ico City.
Pesaeira Against HHerta.
Provisional governor Pesquelra issued
an announcement declaring: "I am
prepared to defend the state with my
life" He was appointed chief execu
tive by the senate when governor May
torena. now a refugee in Arizona, "was
ousted.
c'annon have been, placed around the
city and entrenchments are being dug.
Trains from the south yesterday af
ternoon brought many refugees, who
reported Sonora in a state of commo
tion in preparation for a general cam
paign to make the border state an in
dependent republic.
Mascarcnas as Governor.
Private telegrams received here rom
Mexico City say Huerta has appointed
Manuel Mascarenas Pascual Orozco's
man provisional governor of Sonora.
with orders to proceed to Hermosillo
ard subdue the uprising there. Mes
sages from nermosIHo say that Gen.
Obregon has been appointed com
mander of the Constitutionalists in re
bellion against the Mexico City gov
i '-nment.
The forrur Maderistas continue mob
ilization of troops at Colonia Morelos,
below his i cnt
State OpeBH Campaign.
The campaign against the Huerta
forces in Sonora was begun late yes
terday, vi ben state troops proceeded
south from Hermosillo, burning bridges
along the Southern Pacific railway.
This was done to prevent federal sol
uiers coming north from Guayroaa.
The state congress rejected the Mex
ico Citj administration through J. M.
Paredes. a Huerta representative, now
at the state capital. The" Sonora gov
ernment told Paredes that if all Huerta
Troops were kept out of the state, So
nora would remain neutral toward any
other uprising elsewhere. But the in
surgent state officials insist on abso
1' te local government, practically pro
claiming secession
The movement of troops out of Her-mos-llo
is lelievcl to indicate that the
proposal was rejected by Huerta
through hisienvoy to Hermosillo.
Rebels CHt Telegraph.
Two hundred Maderistas now under the
Constitutionalist banner departed dur
ing the night from Cananea to Join the
newly proclaimed rebels at Hermosillo.
Yhe burned railway bridges and cut
telegraph wires on their march.
Gen. Ojeda, commander at Agua
Prieta. has received a telegram from
Mexico City asserting that the ex-rebel
jrenerals, Orozco and Salazar, were on
their way to subdue Sonora
Censorship at Herraosilln.
Hermosillo. Son.. March 6 The Son
ora government has seized the railroad
station and railroad and telegraph line
here and placed all news under the ban
Thi Alan annlies to th. -fAHAn.i n :
The operator at Carbo was told that !
transmitted he would be shot-also iat I Representative W . R. Smith today
he would be shot if he gave' inform " n11 MaJ- GE- Wood and other offi
non I cers to order the improvements started
All train service except that conduct- .
ed by the state government is annulled
troop train has gone south as far '
as Ortiz with the intention of burn- '
ing bridges on the return trip
Large .forces of men worked all ni-ht .
on fortifications around city assem- !
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Can Find No Place to Light
Around El Paso Rebel
Leaders Disagree.
OROZCO IS NOT
AETEE ANY MONEY
EACE doves continue to flutter
oTer KI Paso, but have found no
convenient place to light. The
Mexican peace commission, of which
Klcardo Garcia Granadas is president,
has been here three days and no peace
conferennce has et been held.
Orozco remains at Villa Ahumada and
De la Fuente returned from Santa Ro
salia Wednesday afternoon on his spe
cial train and left on another special
train Thursday morning for Palomas
for a conference with Salazar and Brai
lio Vasquez Gomes. Orozoo's friends in.
EI Paso said Thursday morning that
he was expected to come to jsi paso
before the end of the week, unless the
peace commission went to Ahumada be
fore that time. A report in Juarez to
day said he was coming tonight. Oroz
co is sore because of the hole that -Jose
Cordova put him in aW Mexico City
when he said that his chief wanted $-.-500,000
and the governorship of the
state of Chihuahua. He wants to get
the record straight and, if-necessary,
his friends here say that he will come
to El Paso and meet aenor Granados in
person to give the lie to the Mexico
City report.
Peace Delegates. Delayed.
The peace commission was expected
to leave for Mexico City Thursday
morning on a special train. But one
ot the minor members of the commie- I
sion went to Ahumada and failed to re
turn. De la Fuente's trip to Palomas
also delayed the departure of the 'com
mission, as he is supposed to have au
thority from Salazar to treat for peace.
Garcia Granados says that the stage for
the peace conferences is .to be trans
ferred from HI Paso to Mexico City and
that as soon as De la Fuente returns
from Palomas. late this evening, the
start for Mexico City will probably be J
of Chihuahua, but because the roving
bands of Maderistas south of Chihuahua
had cut the line, it may be necessaryfor
the trip to be made by way of Laredo.
De la Fnentes's Surprise Trip.
The return of David de la Fuente af
ter he had reached Santa Rosalia, has
caused much speculation among the
amateur strategists here, ue la -Fuente,
being commissioner of communications,
has the power to order special trains at
will, the Mexican Central officials say.
He left here on a. special train last
week, accompanied by Manuel Lilian,
JElafael Horcasitas. Pedro Racio and a
bodyguard of 15 Sonora. rebels. To his
American, friends. De la Fuente admit-
txrfSS of his rwexicoWEy wotflfi
be, and said, he feared for hie safety in
the south, where revolutionists were
none too well liked. After reaching
Santa Rosalia, where the special train
was fired upon by Maderistas. De la
Fuente returned to EI Paso on the same
special tram with his friends, fellow
countrymen and bodyguard. vtednes-
lm v avah i n r 1 sa In 1Z1Y a a
day evening De la Fuente said that he
expected to leave for Mexico City once
more Thursday morning on the same
special train. Instead he went to Pa
lomas on a Southwestern special train
to confer with Salazar.
Revolutionists Arc Split.
The return of De la Fuente and his
hurried ' trip to Palomas is indication,
it is said, of a split m the rebel ranks
between Orozco and Salasar. Salazar
has refused to confer with Orozco re
garding peace and insists that he. Sal
azar. is the big noise in the north. This
Orozco's men deny and declare that De
la Fuente has no authority to treat for
peace as the representative of the
northern revolution. Garcia Granados
insists that he is here to bring about
peace, if possible, and will treat with
all tactions. He has sent messengers
to Rojas. who cannot be found, asking
him to come to El Paso'. A break is
said to have occurred within Salazar's
camp and Emilio Campa, Roque
Gomez and Rojas have left
Salazar and taken the field
independently. This further complicates
the peace negotiations, as it will be
necessary for the commission to treat
with each individual chief.
CoL Perez. Rojas's secretary, was in
El Paso Thursday trying to locate his
chief, as he is wanted to go to Agua
Prieta at once and organize a force to
t go against the Sonora revolutionists.
De ia fuente stopped at villa Ahu
mada for a conference with Orozco
Wednesday morning. The conference
lasted three hours, the members of his
party say.
The Sonera Situation.
There has been no movement of ex
rebel forces in Chihuahua state, nor do
rebel agents here believe that either
Orozco or Salazar are in positions te
assist in subduing 'Sonora. The two
generals clearly have shown that they
, do not agree regarding the demands of
the northern revolutionists to be made
on president Huerta.
It is denied by Orozco representatives
! here that the long time commander in
chief of the northern rebels has made
any monetary demand on the provis
ional government at Mexico City. It is
discredited that Orozco's agent, . Col.
Jose Cordova, has asked for money
considerations, as reported from Mex
ico City. Orozco remains at Ahumada,
below Juarez.
Peace Knvoy Tnpiier Returns.
Henry Allen Tupper, special peace
commissioner or the international
peace forum in New York, will not go
to Mexico City with David de la Fuente.
Instead he will return to New York
and from there later proceed to Mexico
by Meamer.
Discussing the Mexican situation, Mr.
Tupper said: "I believe that prospects
for peace are brighter today than ever."
ENLARGEMENT OF
FORT BLISS IS SLOW
It Will Be MoBtbi Before Work Can
IlcRin Federal Building Will
Also Be Delayed.
Washington. D. C, March 5. It may
be nearly a ear before improvements
at Fort Bliss provided by an appro
priation of $200,000 in the armv bill,
passed at the last session, will be
started. The appropriation is .not
available until after July 1, the begin
ning of the new fiscal year, and war
department officials stated today that
it may be months after July 1 before
work is started at the fort.
" soon as possiuie aner July 1.
The same situation prevails regard
ing the J300.000 appropriation for the
i-3 Paso federal building, in the public
uuuaings diii worn cannot start un
7 , .i " . . "-""i sian un-
til the appropriation is available in
Ju,L?n5 a?? I that date -upervising
architect of the treasury mav -not reach
the El Paso Dlans for months -nrfc-
.n the architect's office ,s s,k months
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Turkish Garrison of 32.000
Surrenders After BatteriesJ
.tiie ousuueu.
HEAVY BOMBARDMENT
CONTINUED TWO DAYS
ATHENS, Greece, May 6. The
Turkish fortress of Janina, the
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province of Kpirus. with its garrison of
"ij.vvu men, surrenoerea 10 me urea
army today after a defence which forms
one of the most brilliant eplso&s of the
Balkan war.
The surrender was preceded by a
fierce bombardment, lasting without
cessation for two days and two nights.
Every available gun, including a num
ber of heavy howitzers lent by the Ser
vian artillery, was brought -to- bear on
the forts defending the beleaguered
city.
No fewer than 30.000 shells were fired
by the Greek guns during the first
day's cannonade. Fraaually the Turk
ish batteries at Bizani. Manoliara, Sakni
and elsewhere were silenced.
Turk Batteries Silenced.
The Greek commanders, by a feint,
led the Turks to believe that their at
tack would be made from the right. As
soon as the attention of the detenders
had been distracted the Greeks hurled
large bodies of infantry onto the Turk
ish left. The ottoman troops, utterly
surprised, tell back in disorder.
The batteries on the heights of Bi
zani, the mainstay of the defence, had
been unable to stand the pelting of the
shells and were reduced to complete'
silence at 11 ociock yesieraay morning.
The Greeks pushed their forward
movement during the afternoon and oc
cupied the Turkish batteries on the
Sakni and Elas- hills, capturing all the
guns and 110 artillerymen. Then the
Greek battalions deployed onto the
plain in front of the city itselC
Turks Flee From Field.
The Turkish flight immediately be
came general, despite all the efforts of
the ottoman officers to rally their men.
Whole detachments succumbed to panic
and joined in a road race into the city.
The Greek troops followed in hot pur
suit almost to the walls.
With all the defending batteries in
the hands of the Greeks and the Hel
lenic soldiers at the gates of Janina,
Essaad Pasha, the Turkish commander,
at six ociock this morning sent messen
gers under a flag of true to crown
prince Constantlne, of Greece, announc
ing the surrender of the city and all the
troops under his command.
Crovtn Prince Announce Victory.
The fall of Janina was announced by
the crown prince to tho Greek war of--ficajjLjiw
fatUiwtng atepatch
"Eiflgtsa, (Greek headquarters, 6 a.
m. xne ureeK array saving occuptea
the entire left front of the citv of Ja
nina and also Bizani and Castritza hav-.
in? been surrounded by our troops.
I Kssaad Pasha has just informed me
nidi, mo iivvjn 0uiicu)ici ae jfiiBvucia
of war.
"I will send you shortly details of
the great victory of our gallant army."
'Great Rejoicing at Athens.
Wild enthusiasm reigned in the
streets of Athens on the announce
ment of the news. All the houses were
decorated with flags. Excited people
thronged the thorougflfares singing the
Greek national anthem, while joyous
peals rang out from every church stee
ple in the capital.
THREE TROOP SHIPS
ARE SUNK BY TURKS
Vienna. Austria, March 6 The Turk
ish cruiser Hamidieh today sunk three
Greek transports loaded with Servian
troops on the way to Scutari, accord
ing to a Constantinople dispatch.
The attack on the transport occurred
'.t is said, near the Peninsula of Hag
ion Oros in the Aegean sea.
From this it would appear that the
transports were proceeding not to
Scutari but to Gallipoli, where it was
proposed some time agb by the Balkan
allies to make a flank attack on the
Turkish troops defending the Darda
nelles. TROOPS ABE FROZEN TO DEATH
OV OUTPOST DUTY AT TCKATAUA
London. Eng.. March S. A Constan
tinople dispatch to the rllv Mall urs
I that severe snow storms have caused
lemoie sunerlng among the troops at
Tchatalja. Fifty or more outpost men
have been frozen to death and others
so frostbitten that it was necessary
to resort to amputation.
MORTON IX PRECARIOUS STATU.
New -York. March 6. The condition
of Levi P. Morton was pronounced un
changed today. He Is suffering from
hardening of the arteries and has been
in a precarious state for several days.
Carrizal, Deserted
Plains. Was Once
Its Old Church, Built as a
7VARRIZAL, Chih., is the IMexican
y version of Goldsmith's deserted
village. Until the conclave of
revolutionary chiefs was called there,
not a person inhabited this substantial
plaza of the Chihuahua plains.
Against the background of the Colo
rado mountains the spire of the Carrl-
SLiIy,rch .?? en for i he
KiLS,lBht Ita 8Pirc closely re
1?rJLh """"C old tower of the
lil It ?KUrc. and the architectural
Lfr?',h abandoned church resemble
dents of VHU TiMl0ni The older resl-
WiScTSLSSTfe ho!vchths.sco.rd
sfon as 1 ortz' of ' i
thpulbfouV&y "ZJT&fk
anano? orSKy aTf a rs
worehTp PrOV,de1 f0r a Place ot
Legend or the Old Church
arlundS' t nen father Ortiz.
? th . hose 1e ls trapped much
Paso6 ja,Fir:,e8iaUcal n1" E
a3o. Juarez and the district of
UmeVhe wS?1. Carril foriStheCtfirStf
time, he was shocked to see a nrosner-
ffln-wRSf iat l,)e of taheP mo
wi l.T!h2yt a slnKle church building.
SL1?! t .sPecial meeting of the
people and talking to them in his gen
ne way imposed a penance noon each
a.uie oouiea man of th nimmimltv
Thia Tn,. . i ... '"e community.
v ... .r I
to be completed before thTsoring1 rain,
mmo -ck e lne spring rains
... . ., . .T8 . to. maKe . a
swamp, ',Z "mile dstTt "neovT,
ISfanf fp,.m the tewn
..iiu in ,arr mem on t()tir barK:, tu
w here i
church should 1 hu
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Senator Davis Will Meet
With Strong Opposition in
His Efforts to Sell.
RIGID LAW FOR
MOTORISTS FRAMED
PHOENIX. ARIZ.. March 6. Two of
the most important bills of the
kVAAn oaodIaii mora rt f H ts aaj vY
j the 8eBate yesterday, and one that is
jficaiik 0c;ooavii nct( iutwu(ivou
of vital interest 'to automobilists made
Ms appearance in the house.
Senator Hughes introduced his ex
pected bill appropriating $30,060 a
year out of the general fund to pay
convicts employed in working on pub
lic roads and bridges.
Senator Davis introduced a bill for
the sale of public lands. It Is doubt
ful which one will cause the most
comment. Enemies of governor Hunt's
prison reform policy are certain to op
pose the Hughes measure strongly, and
there are enough legislators opposed
to the sale of public land for any pur
pose to make the progress of Davis's
bill exceedingly interesting.
Here are some of the things that
Davis says his measure, senate bill
No. 9!. will effect if carried out:
Provide a fund for a new wing to
the capitol.
Build a hospital for disabled miners.
Provide ample funds for hospital find
reformatory institutions.
Provide additional buildings at the
penitentiary.
Pay off county bends.
Provision is not mad in this act for
the sale of any lands set aside or given
the state for educational purposes.
There is an element in the legisla
ture opposed to the sale of state lands
and in favor of holding them indefi
nitely. This element believes that they
should be leased. There is another
element that believes the proper way
to oonservethe public resources of the
state is to offer- the settler eiwry pos
sible opportunity, and have the land
made productive.
Regulating Motorists.
Irvine's bill to regulate the licens
ing of motor vehicles and their drivers
was prepared by Sydney P. Osborn,
secretary of state, and is based upon
his experience in putting the present
law into effect.
One of the most Important provis
ions of the bill is to make it a felony
for any person in an intoxicated con
dition to drive an automobile. It also
prohibits persons under IS years of
age. driving machines.
Th number plates will be given out
by the secretary Bt-atgte ImatmA f
being tmrenWd atrt8u1n-Tm deal
ers. Cach year tfee color of the plates
will be changed, -as an aid to officers
in spotting machines that have not
been licensed for the current year.
There must be two plates, one in the
front and one in the back. The pres
ent law requires only a number in the
rear.
Anyone obtaining a lieense after iix
months of the year have elapsed will
be required to pay only half tne regu
lar fee of $5.
Each applicant for a chauffeur's
license must undergo an examination,
nrescribed br the secretary of state.
It is msde a felony for any driver
to leave after an accident without giv
ing his victim aid. .
Kane introduced in the house yes
terday a bill to regulate the premiums
that may be collected by fire insurance
companies.
Industrial School Removal.
The Chase bill providing for the Te
moval of the industrial school from
Benson to Ft. Grant was reported fa
vorably by the senate committee of
the whole, after a fight had been made
against it by senator Pace.
Pace's objection to Fort Grant is
mainly on account of its isolation; he
also fears that the water supply Is not
sufficient.
In both the house and the senate it
was brought out that the adminis
tration has already spent some money
in repairing the buildings at Fort
Grant, expecting that there would be
no opposition to the removal of the
Senator Pace declared that Ft. Grant
is unfitted asl a place for an indus
trial school because it is far from set
tlement or railroad, and the children
would have no one to associate -with
except each other. To place them in
such Isolation., be thought would be
an outrage. Hughes regarded the Iso
lation as an argument in favor of the
fort.
Cunniff also opposed the views of
senator Pace. C B. "Wood and DiVis
urged that the removal of the school
is absolutely imperative and Fort Grant
is the only available place. It might
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Village of the
a Prosperous Town
Pennance, Would Delight an Artist, But
church of Carrizal was completed and
its spires pointed toward the heaven that
father Ortiz had told the simple peo
ple about.
Scene of Indian Massacre.
Carrizal was also the scene of one
of Victorio's indian massacres, the na
tives of Ahumada say. In the early
80s. when Carrizal was a prosperous
community and Francisco Yaca was
presidente of the district of Bravos,
Victoriano. the much feared indian
I chief, crossed the border and raided the
ranches in nortnern uninuanua. Hear
ing of this, Vaca organized a force of
300 men and proceeded against the in
dian chief and His band. He came up
to them in a ass of the Candelaria
mountain, where it was necessary for
the Mexicans to move through a deep
canyon. They were ambushed there.
DAILY RIDDLES
QUESTIONS.
1. Why should a young man call
ing on a young lady feel sore when
she "douses the glim"?
- 2.wWhy couldn't they play cards
,on the Ark?
3. Why can a giraffe always get
a good meal in a circus parade?
. v Half of a composition in verse,
half or an animal that is not wild
and half of a ponderous volume
while my whole is an article of food.
.5 ,Wnen a man marries what
should he do that Is just opposite to
what he has done-
Answers- will ne found und. r th. lr
.ippropn iti mimheis s, i t t . r d
throutrh fie CI isif,r,i dveri i-in-,
1 1!T.
House Attempts to Revive
It, but Can't Married
Women's Measure.
THIS AND ALAMO
BILL IN CONFERENCE
AUSTIN, Tex Mar. 6 An unsuc
cessful attempt was made today
in. the house to revive the""full
crew bill, which was killed in the house
a short time ago. On a. motion by Sav
age, of Bell, to reconsider the vote by
which the bill was defeated, the chair
held that the bill was dead and could
not be revived. An appeal was taken
from this decision and the chair was
sustained by a vote of 104 to 11.
Married Women's BUI.
The house today refused to concur in
the senate amendments to the married
women's property rights bill and a
free conference committee was ap-
Solnted as follows: Woods, of Fisher;
Kennedy. Foster. Burges, and Wagstaff.
The senate part of the commltttee Is
vaughan, Warren, Austin, Greer and
Lattlmore.
The Alamo Bill.
The Alamo bill was also today re
ferred to a free conference committee,
the house having refused to concur in
the senate amendments. Following is
the committee on the part of the house.
McKaskill, Bunmeister, Rogers, Haney
and Tillotson; senate, HuAray, Warren,
Carter, Nugent and Morrow.
"Home RhIc" Measure.
' The enabling act of the "home rule"
amendment to the constittuion was tak
n up for consideration and is still
pending.
The senate considered most of the
morning the cotton belt consolidation
bill.
"Home Rule' Measure.
The house spent the entire day con
sidering the house enabling act which
Is to carry into effect the "home rule"
constitutional amendment. An effort
was made to strike out of the bill the
initiative, referendum and recall fea
tures, but this failed, as did all other
attempts to materially change the bill.
Taxing Liquor Dcnlers.
Tn. nate yesterday afternoon
passed finally the house bill providing
for the taxing of wholesale liquor
dealers on gross receipts of sales made
direct to the consumer.
It also passed finally the house bill
making it a penitentiary offense for
a person to sell liquor outside of sa
loon boundaries where such boundaries
are in effect by cities.
It also passed a bill prohibiting the
Rising of imitations of the Texas flag
for advertising purposes.
SaHta Pf Bill !
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lir0 t" .imu in nim orancnes or
the legislature. He Is expected to veto
it as he did the Kaiy bilL
To Sne OH Companies.
It was announced in the attorney
general's department that an anti-trust
suit is to be filed in the district court
of Hunt county at Greenville bv the
state against the Magnolia Petroleum
company, tne Lorsicana Refining com
pany and others on the grounds that
these concerns are subsidiaries of the
Standard Oil company. Penalties ag
gregating several million dollars are
asked by the state. The suit is also
for injunction and appointment of re
ceiver. Hard For Pintol Toters.
A long step towards putting an end
to the average "pistol toter" in Texas
was taken by the house when It passed
to engrossment the bill by represen
tative Ussery and others making it a
felony, punishable by imprisonment in
the penitentiary for not less than two
nor more than five years. An effort
was made to inject various amend-
menis to tne Din, sucn as tne exemp
tion of respectable business men who
needed pistol to protect them on
their way home at night, etc, but all
were voted down "The bill will pass
finally in the house and It will be up
to the senate to say whether or not
the carrying of a pistol shall be suffi
cient cause for sending a person to
the penitentiary.
Past. BUI Not Amended.
All efforts to make any perceptible
change in the present anti-pass law
were in vain in rhe house, while the
Lane bill on that subject was under
consideration. Amendments were of
fered to allow free transportation for
members of the legislature, newspaper
men. and others, but all were promptly
voted down. The real object of the bill
was to allow railroads to issue free
transportation to confederate veterans,
and the blH was engrossed that way.
Regulating Divorce.
The house also engrossed the bill
by Diffie and others placing additional
restriction on- divorced persons. This
bill provides that no person may ob-
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dente. who escaped on horseback and
gave the alarm.
Carrizal was one of the prosperous
towns of northern Chihuahua before
tha Mexican Central was built several
miles east of the settlement When the
railroad came, many of the people
moved to Villa Ahumada. which was
originally called Moctezuma. and set
tled there. The town of Carrizal took
its n.-ime fmm the Carrizal springs.
which are located at the base of the (
mountains. 12 miles from tne cnurcn.
These springs, or artesian wells,' fur
nish water for the little valley which
spreads out like a palm leaf fan be
tween Carrizal and Ahumada, nine
miles distant. The water is carried in
irrigation ditches and is poured over
t-h i,-T-io-.eH fieiriR and into the deep
tanks, where it is reserved for the dry
season.
niil T.vr Won Id Dclisht Artists.
Artistically. Carrizal is much more j
attractive than Ahumada which Is tne ,
modern town. Many of the abandoned l
ranch houses at Carrizal are built of )
stone, all are or artistic aeaisa ";
church would be a credit to any Mex
ican town The streets are washed
clean bv the rains in the mountains,
nnrf th..' .lone of the single street
makes an id a I sanitary condition pos- i
sible. Not a person inhabited the town I
until Orozco s am arnvea ik
of the occupants 1. ft during the revo
lution whin the munm.wai the fiead
of operations for both rebel and federal
armies
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Many Witnesses to Testify
DuringProbe of Police De
partment at Washington.
TARIFF IS PROGRAM
FOR EXTRA SESSION
W
ASHINGTON, D. C, March 6.
Jt small army of witnesses
were ready to appear today
before the special senate committee
appointed to investigate the disorder
and alleged lack of police protection
attending the suffrage! parade of last
Monday. Senators Jones, Dillingham
and Pomerene are members of the com
mittee and they announced that they
proposed to go to the bottom of the
matter. Among those who were pre
pared to appear 'was- former representa
tive John A. Martin, of -Colorado, whoso
term expired March 4 and who remained
here to give his testimony.
The committee early evinced a desire
to organize finally and to map out a
line of campaign. However. Maj.
Richard Sylvester, superintendent of
police, was not ready to appear. Maj.
Sylvester, it is understood, probably
will be the first person to be interro
gated. '
Storm of Criticism.
The storm of criticism raised by the
alleged failure of the police to safe
guard the women's parade has spread
throughout the country and members of
both nranches of congress, especially
those from states where universal
suffrage is recognized are being bom
barded with demands for summary
action. Some of these go so far as to
insist upon the discharge of the super
intendent of police.
Gen. Mill May Testify.
Gen. Anson Mills. U. S. A., retired.
and rear admiral Wainwright and Mrs.
Wainwright and Miss Sophie Stanton,
granddaughter of Lincoln's secretary
of war, are among those who are said
to have submitted evidence of indif
ference on the part of the police.
Democrats of the senate today re
sumed their caucus to determine on a
plan of reorganization of the senate
and the shaping of committees that are
to have charge of legislation in the
new congress.
Chairman Kern presented the names
of senators who are to compose the
steering committee to make Democratic
committee assignments, and they were
unanimously approved. They are:
Kern, Martin. Clarke of Arkansas,
Chamberlain, 'Owe a, O'Gorman, Smith
ot Georgia, Lea and Thomas, of Col
orado. Tariff Only For Extra Session.
President Wilson was strongly urged
by house leaders today to use his in
fluence for, and agree to a plan which
4s;lsi?
www-cMBat cqmtieaa at tne special
1 to-te, iMiacf-
Tite pas
sage of the two appropriations oimt
which failed in the closing days of
the last congress.
Rearrange Seats In House.
Workmen commenced tearing up the
floor and furnishings of the chamber
of the house of representatives today,
preparatory to rearranging the hall to
accommodate the 50 additional mem-
bers. A new floor arrangement will
be made, to accommodate rows of
benches that will greatly enlarge the
seating capacity.
In place of the desks and swivel
chairs, benches will be installed, each
member having a cane seated and
leather backed space of comfortable
dimensions, with arm rests at the side.
No desk space is allowed, but there
-will be a shelf under the seats for the
storing of records and papers.
Democrats Fix House Slate.
In the house caucus 27S of the 2M
Democrats were present. The fol
lowing were nominated for ratifica
tion by the house when it meets in
extra session on April 1:
Speaker. Champ Clark, of Missouri.
Ways and means committee Repre
sentatives Underwood. Alabama, chair
man: Francis Burton Harrison. New
York: Dorsey W. Shackelford. Mis
souri: Claude Kitchin. North Carolina:
Henry T. Rainey. Illinois: Lincoln Dix
on, Indiana. Cordell Hull. Tennessee:
W. S. Hammond. Minnesota Andrew
Peters. Massachusetts Mitchell Palmer.
Pennsylvania: Timothy T. Ansberry.
Ohio: John S. Garner. Texas (new):
James W. Collier. Miss, (new) - Augus
tus Stanjey. Kentucky (new). The Re
publican members will be chosen in
ApriL
' Clerk of the house. South Trimble, of
Kentucky.
Door keeper, 3. J. Sinnott, of Vir
ginia. Sergeant at arms. Robert R Gordon,
of Ohio.
Postmaster. Wm. M. Dunbar. Geot
Chaplain. Rev. Henry N. Couden, of
Washington. D. C
Consider Tarirf Friday.
The Democratic members of the ways
and means committee will commence
the final revision of the tariff Friday,
talcing up the work wjiere'the Demo
crats, constituting the majontv of the
last- congress left it as a "tentative
basis."
Te Reduce Appropriations.
A resolution framed by Representa
tive Sherley. of Kentucky, to force his
budget reform plan to reduce congres
sional appropriations, was adopted It
recommended to the house the creation
of special committee to consider and
report on changes needed in the rules
recrardinfr the preparation of appro
priation billsand especiall on the
reasibilitv of haying all th upply
measures orpraifd bv one "ommluee.
WILSON WANTS TO
COME TO EL PASO
Washington. P C. March 6. Senator
Morris Shepherd todav invited presi
dent Wilson to visit Teas denns the
j summer. The president said he did not
contemplate a southern tour, tint ir he
visited Texas, he would like to -ee the
border country, including El Paso
BR YAN CONTINUES THE
KNOX MEXICO POLIC
WASHINGTON, D. C, March & Indications that no immediate ax sweeping
changes ia the foreign p8? f United States are in contemplation
were aferoe today when secretary Bryan, without qualification, ap
proved the letters aad instructions hy wire that weat out to the American rep.
sentatives abroad, ia coimtriec if here stirring events are happening.
It became known today that without abating this lovenunent' el.im tn .
right to maintain an efficient army patrol along the Mexican border, the new ..
ninistration intends to ase every proper means to avoid friction with th M-n, -
.jri(ltHA ir,tm-Am tn
ministration intends to
e-rec 41... 1.... '
In line with the disposition to advise president Wilson and secretary
of the precise conditions along the border, Brig. Gen. Tasker H. Bliss, comm,-
the southern department of the army, with headquarters at Fort Sam P
was today ordered to make a tour of inspection.
Gen Ojeda. commander of the Mexican federals, has expressed
American consular officers at Noga'.es for the recent clashes with Amer
rear Doagh , Anz. Gen Ojeda ass-ired the officers that he would at ,
Japanese Ambassador Is the
First Foreign Diplomat
Received at White House.
RECORDS ARE BROKEN
BY EARLY WORKERS
WASHINGTON, D, C. March 6
President Wilson's second d -in
the white boose found a,
long engagement list awaiting bis at
tention.
Baron Chinda. ambassador from Ja
pan to the United States, the first rep
resentative of a foreign power to .,
received formally' was among the firt
callers. Baron Chinda bore the con
gratulations of the Japanese emperr.
to Mr. Wilson. The reception was -.a
the blue room, with all the ceremonies
that accompany the visit of an am
bassador to a. president.
Secretary Gets to Worfe Early.
Joseph P. Tumulty, president Wi
soh's" secretary, started a. small precedent-shattering
campaign of his own.
Mr. Tumulty got to work at 8 o'clock.
Nobody in Washington in the govern
ment service ever heard of any ono
who got to- work so early.
Mack for Ambassadorship.
Several members of the Democratic
national committee are urging on pres
ident Wilson the appointment of Nor.
man S. Mack, of Buffalo. N. Y for.
chairman of the committee, as ambas
sador to Austria. Mr. Mack is a can
didate and enjoys the friendship of se - -retary
Bryan.
Augustus Thomas; the playwright.
and F. C Henfield, both of whom ha. e
been mentioned persistently for p!ar -3
in the diplomatic service, called r .-.
president Wilson today. Both, insisted.
their talk was entirely of a personal
nature, and did not concern appom:
ments. Cabinet Members are Prompt.
The Wilson eabinet also broke soma
of the records established by Mr. Toil s
official family. The Taft advise '-a
usually reached the wbite house offi- s
much after 11 o'clock, the hour set f t
the meeting. All of Mr. Wilsons ca -inet
were in the offices within i ;f
minutes of the meeting hour, read .
sit for a dozen photographers and se . -era!
moving picture men.
Bryan, Signs Commission.
W J. Bryan took the oath of of ,
as secretary of state at the state 3 -partment
where ho appeared with M--.
Bryan and a party of friends, asls--ant
secretaries Wilson, Adee and i.
also -were present when the oath w i
adTntnistered by Wm. McXair, chi- '
clerk of the department.
The first official act of secretj.
Bryan was te sign the commissions
l-the-' oChar. members of president TV i-
soirs cabinet. The last official
of secretary Knox was to sign the i.n
mission of his successor. Mr hn k
then departed for Palm Beach. Fid
Lindley M. Garrison, the new s.v - -tary
of war, was sworn in b v i r, -1
B. Randolph, chief clerk of the s.
tary"s office, who has sworn in t- i
secretary of war since the djs "
president Grant. Ail forenoon i
Garrison had passed in conferen e w i
former secretary Stirason. After tan
ing the oath, he received all the a
officers in the- city and the crviL. .
employes, of his department.
The largest gathering to witness v,
ceremonies attending the induct' i
into office of a cabinet member was
present when Josephus Daniels td i
the oath that made him secretary .
the navy.
Barlesoa Assumes New Unties.
Chief-Justice Shepard of the Dis-r t
of Columbia, supreme court, admir -
tered the oath of office to posunastc
general Albert Sidney Burleson. Fran .
H. Hitchcock, the retiring postmaste
general. and a party of friends we-e
present. Raskin McArdle. who hu
been associated with Mr. Burleson for
the last 12 years, was appointed sec
retary to the postmaster general.
Franklin K. Lane, the new secretary
of the interior, began his public career
in the supreme court having oeco.
called there by departmental ase.
He was sworn in by justice McKenr i
with Mrs. Lane, interstate cotrmeri's
commissioner Marble and other friends
witnessing the ceremony.
No Appropriation For New Office.
When Wm. B- Wilson, the secret arr
of labor, took the oath of office tl.u"
ceremony brought to former secreta
of commerce and labor Nagel, the dis
tinction of being the last secretary c f
commerce and labor and the first sec
retary of commerce. Secretar W -son
will serve for the present witrc:
salary as congress made no appropria
tion for his office.
Another Present For Wilson.
Members of the Democratic nation i1
committee were received last night t
the east room of the white house T
president Wilson. There the pres'iV r
was presented by national committee
man Moore, of Ohio, with a large se-
of rolled silver bearing the engravd
names of 100 Ohio Democrats, the -rxir-traits
of the president. and vice presi
dent and a picture of the Ohio s- if-i
house. The sheet is said to be the
largest piece of silver ever rolled.
Marshall Wants New Office.
Hundreds of inaugural visitors wh
thronged into vice president Marshall -office,
so disturbed the equilibrium .
the vice president's official duties tha
he determined to ask for a new m ,
in the senate office, where "he ran t,
his feet on the desk and smoke a cia.
in peace " '
The ice president's s.ngle of
room adjoins one of the main corrid.
near the senate and through Ion? i -torn
its door remains open to the i,
lie Mr Marshall, earlv at his d. -found
that he bad to do business 11 -full
ikv. cf the pass.n ci owds -w
frequentlv surged in and demanded t
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