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Efforts Being Made to Settle the
e At Calumet, Michigan
DA .D MGHI REPORTS.
Tair tonight and Wednesday.
EL PASO, TEXAS,
Jairaary 6, 1914 12 Pages
TWO 3SC7TIOXB TflBAT.
VILLA WILL DIRECT
MUST DO TIME
United States Appelate Court Takes Cases One by One
and Declares Evidtnce Is Convincing in All But
Six Gases and That Suspicion Is Strong in These
But Evidence Insufficient Men Aided Mc
Namaras and Carried Out Other Plots
for Dynamiting Enemies.
CHICAGO, I1L, Jan. 6. The judgment of the federal district court at Indian
apolis sentencing to prison 30 members of the International Association -of
Structural Iron Workers, was affirmed today by the United States circuit
court of appeals here in 24 cases. Six cases were reversed.
The reversed eases were remanded to the lower court for retrial. The de
fendants in these cases are: Olaf A. Tveitmoe, San Francisco; William McCain,
Kansas City, Mo.; James E. Ray, Peoria, I1L; Richard H. Houlihan, Chicago; Fred
Sherman, Indianapolis, Ind.; William Bernhardt, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The sentence of seven years' penaTuaervitude against Frank M. Ryan,- of Chi
cago, president of the association, whs affirmed. There were 32 convictions on
charges of conspiracy to transport dynamite illegally.
Ryan was the only one of the convicted men present in court when the de
cision was rendered. No effort will be made by the government to compel the re
turn to prison of the men denied retrial pending the hearing of their petition for a
rehearing of the case. If this petition is demed, it was announced by . N. Zoline
of counsel for the convicted dynamiters that an appeal will be taken to the United
States supreme court.
The decision reads in respect to the
appeal of Ryan:
"This plaintiff was president of the
association and its active manager.
Letters written him at various stages
show his familiarity with tie long
course of destroying open shop struc
tures Ryan wrote the letter suggest
ing that reports of expenditures were
discontinued 'while our trouble is on.'
He signed all the checks presented in
ev " nee as used for purchase of ex
plosives Ran's own testimony con
firms the evidence of his complicity "
Clancy t'onsplreay Declared Proved.
Concerning- Eugene A. Clancy, of
San Franciso, the decision states that
his conspiring with the McNamaras
and Herbert S Hockin, who is serv
ing his sentence, to blow up the Llew-
elln Iron Works at Los Angeles and
for explostgng. In the Aaai are, jPBCt
"MVhael J ToungTofTtoston, "tfcfc-Be-
cision holds to have been proved
guilty of conspiracy iu connection
with " explosions in Boston, Spring
field, Fall River and Somerset
The appeal of Frank C Webb, of
New York, was rejected on the basis
of letters b him and testimony by
Ortic- McManigal, whose evidence fre
quentlj is referred to by the court.
Conspired With the McXainaras.
Phillip A Cooley, of New Orleans,
member of the executive committee of
the Iron Workers, and John T. Butler,
of Buffalo, second vice president of
the organization, were held to be ac
tive conspirators with the McNamaras.
John H Berry, of St Louis, aud
the books of the association with spe
cial reference to explosion expendi
tures, as did Chas N. Beum. of Minne
apolis, according to the decision.
Henry W Legleiger, of Pittsburg,
personalis delivered to John McNamara
a. case for earrving nitro glycerine and
was actie in planning explosions.
Knew of Explosions.
Lrnest W. Basev. of Indianapolis,
also auaited explosion expenses and
made threats against non-union Jobs,
w hich threats were executed, it was
J E Munsey. of Salt Lake City, is
declared to have personally assisted
James McNamara in explosions at Salt
Lake Peter J Smith, of Cleveland,
Ohio, was chiefly implicated on Mc
jkianiRan's evidence. Paul T Morrin,
of St Louis, Wm. E Reddin. of Mil
waukee Michael H. Hahnon. of Scran
ton Pa Murray L. Pennell. of Spring
field. Ill , and W. Bert Brown, of Kan
sas City are declared fully implicated
bj McManigal's evidence.
The other men refused appeal are
Edward Smvthe, of Peoria, I1L; George
Ar.deison, of Cleveland. Frank J. Hig
gins, Frank H. Painter, of Omaha;
l- red J Mooney, of Duluth, Minn.;
William Shupe, of Chicago, and Michael
J Cunnane, of Philadelphia. There, is
no ground for reversal of the Judg
ment"! aeainst any of them, the court
of appeals declares.
Sympathy and Proof.
In rex ersing the convictions of
Tveitmoe, McCain, Ray, Houlihan,
Sherman and Bernhard, the decision
' We are of the opinion that the evi
dence is insufficient to establish a
prima facie case of co-partnership tn
the offences charged against any of
them Their sympathy and participa
tion in the general objects of tne or
ganization may be assumed from the
evidence, but we are not advised of
proof of their actual participation in
anv of the offenses charged in the
' In reference to Tveitmoe, the fat
that he is not a member of the asso
ciation is not important On the other
hand, his undoubted sympathy with
and co-operation in the great strike
in California does not involve com
plicity in the conspiracy.
"The testimony by McManigal of refer
ences by McNamara to Tveitmoe as the
nld man of the coast who wanted a
Christmas present.' is not sufficient to iden
tic Tveitmoe with the conspiracy.
"The teotimoriy cited against the other
five mer g Tanted a retrial does not re
quire specification except as to Ray and
Sherman In each of these cases we found
-ause for hesitation on the question of
five men granted a retrial does not re
manded to tne district court for a pew
trial for each "
The arguments for the appeal were
heard bv federal juojres Kohlsaat Baker
ind Seaman during several davs following
November 28 1913 The government was
represented by Charles W Miller, district
attornev of Indianapolis and E N Zoline
an'i P H O'Donnell of fhit-ago and Ches
ter H K-um of Indianapo'it appeared for
The e'efendantf were comi'tnl on 52
counts two charging cocspiracv and 50
dnrgine -specfic offences involving 15
ir tn"p' nation, of explosives
History of Case.
The conviction of these men fol
low e-i The r trials on a charpe that
thev ha i jil.u'ed a nationwide con
Fpir.' tn mite bridge- and build-in,,'-,
hpin-r i'. u d bv non union oon
t"Ci' .ii . Hi it thc-v were the ieal
i ic;inatoi . nd backers of the Mc-
imara brothers, who dynamited the
I -, Ynjjeles Times building and killed
T i f rson
'i ouMttion of Olaf Tveitmoe
I i-." ria'n v of in Francis
u ii .;. L ilunsev of ;;alt Lake
city, sustained tne governments
charges that they aided in plotting:
the Los Angeles Times explosion in
which 21 persons were killed and as
sisted in the escape of James B. Mc
Namara in his flight from the scene of
TJalea Leaders' Conspiracy Proved.
By Its verdict the Jury also sus
tained the charges that the McNamara
brothers, now in prison in California,
were aided in the nation wide plots by
almost all the executive officials of
(Continued on page 9, column 3.)
Convicted Iron Workers'
'Frank M. Ryan. Chicago, president International Association Bridge
and Structural Ironworker, seven years.
Herbert S. Hockin, Indianapolis secretary-treasurer I. A; B. and
St, six years. -
John T. Butler, Buffalo, first vice president of the International Asso
ciation of Bridge and Structural. Ironworkers, six years.
Olaf A. Tveitmoe, San Francisco, secrecary California Building
Trades council, six years.
' E. A. Clancy, San Francisco, member executive board. International
Association of Bridge and Structural Ironworkers, six years.
James E. Munsey, Salt Lake, business agent Ironworkers, six years.
Frank K. C. Webb, New York, former, member executive board,
International Association of Bridge and Structural Ironworkers, six years.
Michael J. Young, Boston, business agent, local ironworkers, six years.
Phillip A. Cooley, New Orleans, member executive board, Inter
national Association Bridge and Structural Ironworkers, six years.
Peter J. Smith, Cleveland, business agent Ironworkers local, four
John H. Barry, St Louk, business agent Ironworkers' local, four
George (Nipper) Anderson, walking delegate, three years.
Paul J. -Morrin, St Louis, business agent Ironwerkers" local, three
Wm. E. Reddin, Milwaukee, financial secretary and business agent
Ironworkers local, three years.
Michael J. Cunnane, Philadelphia Ironworkers" local, three years.
Henry W. Leglitnex, Denver, ex-member executive board, Inter
national Association of Bridge and Structural Ironworkers, three years.
Ernest G. W. Basey, Gncinnatf, business agent local No. 22, Iron
workers, three years.
Edward (Red) Smythe, Peoria, 111., president Ironworkers local,
Murray L. Pennell, Springfield, III., president Ironworkers local,
1909-11, three yean.
W. Bert Brown, Kansas City, Mo., walking delegate, 1910, three
Wm. J. McCain, Kansas City, Mo., business agent, three years.
Michael J. Hannon, Scranton? Pa., business agent Ironworkers loeev
Charles Beum, Minneapolis, business agent, building trades council,
Fxed' J. Sherman, Indianapolis, business agent Ironworkers' local,
Frank K. Painter, Omaha, business agent Ironworkers . local, two
years. , '
Richard Houlihan, Chicago, financial secretary Ironworkers local
No. 1 . two years.
Frank J. Higgins, Springfield, Mass., New England organizer, two
Chas. A. Wa'chmeister, Detroit, president and business agent Iron
workers local, one year and one day. -
William Shupe, Chicago, business agent local No. 1, Ironworkers,
one year and one day.
William Bernhardt, Cincinnati, financial secretary local, 1910, one
year and one day.
E. E. Phillips, Syracuse, secretary-treasurer Ironworkers' local, one
year and one day.
James E. Ray, Springfield, 111., president Ironworkers' local, one
year and one day. ,
Fred J. Mooney, Duluth, financial secretary Ironworkers' local, one
year and one day.
, Frank J. Murphy, Detroit, walking delegate. Ironworkers' local,
James Cooney, Chicago, business agent local No. I, Ironworkers,
James Coughlin, Chicago, business agent local No. 1, Ironworkers,
Hiram Kline. Muncie, Ind., general organizer, sentence suspended.
Patrick Farrell, New York, member executive board International
Association Bridge and Structural Ironworkers, sentence suspended.
On motion of the government, Edward Clark, Cincinnati, confessed
dynamiter, who testified for the government, was given a suspended sentence.
Both Sides In Copper Strike
Confer With Governor on
NEITHER PACTION IS
DISPOSED TO YIELD
HOUGHTON, Mich., Jan. 6. Gov
ernor Woodbrldge N. Ferris of
Michigan," celebrated hip sljrty
flrst birthday today by; plunging deep
into the task of unraveling the copper
strike tangle. He visited sheriff James
Cruse of Houghtoo county at the tatter's
home because the sheriff is too ill to
leave his bed. The governor expressed
hopefulness of finding a satisfactory
olution to the problem.
Oother officials having to do with
the maintenance ' ef law and order in
this and Keweenaw county, came to
the governor's room. .After they had
been questioned the state executive
received representatives of the min
ing companies, of the Western Federa
tion of Miners, business men and citi
zens generally. -Neither side seems dis
posed to make further concessions.
The union leaders came by formal
appointment The governor received a
letter this morning signed by O. N.
Hilton, chief of counsel of the Federa
tion, and Claude O. Taylor, head of the
Michigan State Federation of Labor.
They asked that he appoint a time to
receive .than and ' some of the local
' Business 3Ien Offer Assistance.
A&iong the first of the governor's
callers was a delegation of Houghton
and Hancock business men who of
fered to assist the governor in his
task in every- possible- way. The ex
ecutive intimated that ha might later
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AtVTOflEvtcAfr .1 ITtuullifca .t&at
'- 'WJUL -V.' ''ZfTCTBUlscsssnaL.afl
Sis Others of Oklahoma's Missing Crew "Were Lost From
Lifeboat in Bitter. Cold, Survivors State; Res
cued Men Tell -Thrilling Tale of Peril
In Ocean Gale.
EW YORK, Jan. 6. Five of the
missing 27 of the crew of the oil
tank steamer Oklahoma, which
broke in two off Sandy Hook eftrly
Sunday, were brought Into port alive
today. They were picked up in a flfe-
Doat Sunday airernoon Dy uie xtsom
line steamer Gregory, after having been
adrift in the bitter cold for six Injurs,
Thev are: .
.Tflcoh Swanson. oiler: Willi Ha&ht,
seaman, Fred Booth, storekeeper; John
Kosich, mess boy, and Geo. Johnson,
The rescue of these five men land
their stnrv that six nf their-eomDantflns
were lost from the lifeboat, accojahtsl
for 22 of the Oklahoma's crew o-3,
eight have been rescued by the Mner
Bavaria, and three found dead fc a
lifeboat by the revenue cutter Seiteca.
The five brought in today confirm
the story that the great tank. Ship
parted amidships. The weather Jvas
stormy and enormous seas ware break
ing aboard, when the vessel bucflea,
apparently suspended on two Htage
waves at stem and stern. t
Six of Eleven Drown t
Haaht. seaman, was on deck at.'tli
time, havinz Just come on watch. "SThe
engines were racing and COttlfi tfto&De
stopped. All the engine room force
those of the crew aft who were Ue,i
ask some of these to return andtglge
him information. With his contBg
a practical truce went into effects dud
both sides expressed a willingness) -to
await his findings before initiating
new measures in the industrial 'war?
The governor's announcement that he
honed to find a method of settlimr tha
straggle between the copper mine '.J
owners and the western Federation
of Miners, failed however, to ipflueaeq
thn Attitude of defiance towmrris ea&
rich the opposing interests 1
has had for five months.
thev would be on
r as settltMKMier sr
We made enosarh concjriston when
John B Densmofre of the-fM-! de
partment of labor was here JMt week."
said O. N Hilton, chief -of counsel of
the federation. "We went as far as
we could towards finding Seme way
bj which the striking miners might
return to work. Now It is dstinctly
I up to' the companies. If the governor
can oDtain from tnem a aeunite propo
sition which we can consider without
humiliating ourselves, then there may
be some chance of success for his
The company pronouncements were
less definite but they agreed that the
visits of the state executive might be
productive of considerable good. The
operators express confidence in gov
ernor Ferris' ability to "size up" the
situation and express the belief that
no harm could come to their interests
by a thorough inquiry into the strike.
Visit Makes Fifth Investigation.
The governor's visit will constitute
INDICATES CHARGES WILL CONFRONT GEN. CHASE
ASKS INVEST IGATION
WASHINGTON, D. C. Jan. 6.
That charges will be filed
against Gen. Chase who Is In1
charge of the militia in the Colorado
strike zone. Is Indicated in an appeal
for congressional investigation sent
to representative Keating today. The
appeal came from the committee of
five appointed by the Colorado Feder
ation of Labor at the suggestion of
governor Amnions to investigate the
Colorado coal strike and the conduct
of the state's -militia.
The committee, in appealing to
Keating, claimed that deportations
other than1 that of "Mother" Jones
were being planned. Mi. Keating
telegraphed Wat he believed congress
would order an investigation.
Sendri to AIL Colorado Senators nndl
Representatives Appeal for Inves
tigation by Congress.
Trinidad, Cola, Jan 6 Investigation
ana action by congress in the coal
strike situation is urged in a msseage
sent to each of the senators and rep
resentatives from Colorado by the mem
bers of the Colorado Federation of La
bor, now conducting an investigation
in the strike sone. The message, which
was made public "here today by John
R. Lawson, chairman of the committee,
"As a committee appointed at the
suggestion 'of the government of
Colorado by the State Federation of
Labor to investigate "charges made
against the militia Stationed in the coal
strike district, we have leatned of
gross violations by them of constitu
tional rights, we shall report soon to
the governor. ht meanwhile we earn
estly urge that eery effort be made to
secure a full congressional investiga
tion, not only Of the real causes of
the strike in Colorado, but also of the
conduct of tne state miuua in viola-
tions of federal constitutional rights I
in WorUf toned; Will
Aid, Accused Persons
Los Angeles, Calif, Jan. 6 The of
fice of public defender of Los Angeles
countv, said to be the only on eof the
kind in the world, was assigned today
to Walton J Wood, an attorney wno
has been connected with the district
attorney's offlfe. The office was
created recently and wag rilled after
a competitive examination It .4s the
dut of the public defender to Woik
as dihtentlv in the l,f. nee c' anv ac
cn (i i -on as the 'listiict attorney
dues, iu his piosecutiun.
rushed to the decks. The mess boy.
TTnoioh lmi n nniv his underwear.
Two boats'were got away. One was
crammed fulL This was presumably
the boat in which the revenue cutter
Seneca found three dead and none alive.
The other boat the one in Which the
five were picked up conuunea ii wuon
it got away. Six were drowned after
' tne craft had repeatedly capsized. When
j the five were finally taken aboard the
Rwmre thofr rendition was pitiable.
totn Doats were in Bio !"
from the moment they were lowered.
As they drifted away, soon to be sep
arated, they saw Capt Gunter and
nth.rc nrnMatilne on the Oklahoma. The
five rescued knew nothing of his fatjM
Until thev reached New York and were
surprised to learn that he and seven
others had been saved by the Bavaria.
RescHe-Nenr, Boat Capsizes.
About 1:30 p. m. the Gregory hove
In sight J They made signals and rowed
towards, her. Eleven men were still In
the boat at that time. Nearing the
steamer, the boat capsfeed and" all were
thrown intothe water. They succeeded
in rfghtfajgher and all, nearly frozen,
climbed in again. This happened again
and again and by the time they got
alongside the Gregory all were on the
verge of collapse. Almost at the Greg
ory's side the craft attain went over.
This time six sank, never to appear
the fifth investigation of the diffi
culty. Walter Palmer and John B.
Mofflt of the department of labor
made inquiries into the initial aspects
of the strike and John J. Murnhy of
Detroit visited the district last August
at the request of the governor. The
fourth official visitor was Mr. Dens
mote, who failed to find- a solution of
the situation last week.
Despite this multiplicity of inquiries,
every possible avenue of inquiry will
be opened afresh for the governor. It
was thought likely,-however, that he
would pay particular attention to the
MovarVTanner deoortatlon. the prog-
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tne- srsao jury nss mane
upjues vi JMWiea-
i me uuram
and special mine vDollce
ma.v also attract the governors at
In this last connection it was noticed
"Monday night that an exodns of pri
vate policemen had begun. John T.
Vicfeery took 49 of these men back to
FORGED IX ORDKR TO BE
WITH FAMILY IX HOLIDAYS
Pueblo, Colo Jan. 6. Charles Lang
ford forged a draft in order to get
funds so that he might spend the
holidays with his wife and three
t"ters "h ".".."S:
story LangfoVd is said to have told
the detectives. He was arrested to
day after a chase of nearly two weeks.
Langford is said by the detectives to
be wanted for forgery in Abilene,
under Gen Chase's orders. Deporta- i
Jlons are threatened and Sunday 'Moth-
ei' Joaes, a woman it years of age, on
af-riving in Trinidad, was deported by
next train under escort of the militia.
"We ask you whether the equal protec
tion of the laws is to be longer denied
wish v n,e Jano .o . w iuubct ww.... i
to citizens and others without invest!-
cation and action bv congress.
The message was signed by John R.
Lawson, "Frank T. Miner, James H.
Brewster, James Klrwan and Kli M.
Congressman Edward Keating replied
with the following:
"Telegram signed by yourself and
other members of the committee re
ceived. Am dcing everything possible
to secure congressional investigation
in Colorado, and have reason to be
lieve will be successful when congress
reconvenes. Send me copy of your re
ports." No replies have beey received from
other Colorado congressmen or sen
ators. WILL CONTINUE TO
BAR "MOTHER" JONES
Gen. Chase Sny Strike Leader Will Be
Held Incomunicailo Should She
Return to Trinidad.
Trinidad, Colo., Jan. 6. That "Moth
er" Jones will not be permitted to
speak in the strike district or confer
with the strikers is the positive dec
laration (St general John Chase, la
command of the -state troops now po
licing the southern Colorado fields.
Should she return it is declared that
she will be arrested and held incom
unlcado. Statements to this effect were made
today when general Chase was advised
that the widely known strike leader
was planning to come here today or
tomorrow to fill speaking engage
ments at Walsenburg and Aguilar.
At union headquarters tne henei is
Motner" jones win
i-nmo hern asrain despite the attitude
jf the military authorities. .
Tango So Modest That
It Bores Her To Tears,
Peeress Says of Dance
London, Eng, Jan. 6 "The tango is
so modest that it bores me to tears."
This is the opinion of a guest at a
special matinee performance given at a
London theater for the edification of
peeresses and church dignitaries who
recently expressed disapproval of the
The much discussed dance got a 1
cle.in bill of health after the perfoim- I
lnshurs were pioxjnt in laigc numbers 1
f fTTWlWsffiiHTii fifti nrnMiH
Only Crackling of Funeral Pyres, Where Slain Soliders
Are Being Cremated Disturbs the Calm of Qjinaga
Today, In Striking Contrast to the Eoars of
War That Have Prevailed for a Week At
tack To Be Eesumed Shortly.
RESIDIO, Texas, Jan. 6. Except for the crackling of flies where Ae
federals were burning their dead, silence reigned today over Ojisaga,
where for a week the din of battle has resounded.
Federal commanders this morning put soldiers to work rebuilding the
defences of the town, badly battered by the rebels artillery free.
Pancho Villa, it is declared from rebel sources, plans to cut off federal
reinforcements and strike a fresh blow at Ojinaga before the federal garrison
has had time fully to recover from the recent fighting.
The cessation of hostilities on the part of the rebels last night was to
await his coming, it is declared, and he is expected to reach the rebel camp
tonight. Not only is he expected to inspire the men with renewed courage.
but he is said to be bringing two heavy field pieces and 2-400 reinforcements
to join the men now surrounding Ojinaga in the supreme effort to kill, cap
ture or drive out the federals.
According to rebels, the battle is expected to reopen tonight or tomor
row, after Villa has reached the rebefcamp and had a chance to reconnoiter.
The rebel army is today 2P"miies west of Ojinaga, camped on the river,
resting, recuperating and getting in shape for the attack when Villa saves
r&e wtad. Iherebek lost sojae of their field pieces, according to the fedeVftls.
I when Gen. Salazar charged and repulsedthe Sunday afternoon and made
30 of their men prisoners.
Rebel reinforcements, advancing' to renew the attack on the federal gar
rison, began arriving in the vicinity of the beseiged town today. At noot it
was reported that the forces of Herrera and Hernandez, numbering 1500 asd
equipped with several field pieces and machine guns. were, about 15 miles
from Ojinaga. Villa himself, with a number of men, was at La Mula pass,
leading to Ojinaga, it was said.
A little city of 1500 Mexican refugees sprang up on the American side
Two hundred tents, with Red Cross suoolies of food and blankets, haw
i arriv?d to Provide for the rebel and
side by side on neutral territory,
Hostilities between the northern dl -
vlsinn nf th fAderal jrm. dafAndinp-
the forts at Ojinaga. Mexico, and Gen.
Natero's 6000 rebels, ceased as suddenly
Monday afternoon as they began a
week ago. Without any federal activ
ity to provoke his move. Gen. Natera
withdrew all his troops westward along
the Rio Grande, supposedly to await
the arrival -of reinforcements from
Information also had reached the
rebels that a large body of federals
which had been on the way from
Jiminez under command of Gen. Argu
medo were within four days' march of
Ojinaga and were planning to steal
upon the rebel rear and rescue the
, federal garrison with its half a score
' sMcrai wuo wi'-e ariven irum tne
interior to the border.
Itetrcat Is Sadden.
a.iuuuu uuiu iuijiice tutci isijl uitya
of fighting had been resting since uay-
Although both armies after six days
light and not a shot had been fired
since then, Gen. Natera suddenly di
vided his army into three formations
and in the blue haze which was hang
ing over the valley from previous
battles, started to move along the bor
der away from Ojinaga
Gen. Pascual Orozco. commander of
federal volunteers, who was sent out
to scout, reported that the rebels evi
dently had taken up a position to await
Gen. Natera's departure was regarded
by the federal garrison as indicating
that both armies will delay fighting un
til both of them have been strength
ened. Federals May Change Tide.
Should large number of federals ar
rive from the interior. It was believed,
battle on a larger scale will ensue with
a prospect that the rederals will at
tempt to do more than defend their
Gen. Francisco Castro, commander of
the federal regular troops, expressed
confidence that If he is joined by Gen.
Argnmedo. aa reported from Mexico
Gity, he will be able to take the
aggressive and seriously handicap Gen.
Villa's projected campaign southward.
So long as federals remain along the
border in great number. Gen. Castro
said. Gen. Villa's army will be open to
a rear attack because the federals have
recuperated from much of the disorder
which attended their flight from Chi
Federals Burn the Dead.
When the rebels had cleared from
sight Monday afternoon, the federals
wandered over the battlefield to ok
up the wounded. The dead were burned J
ana alter dark fires dotting the land
space showed where the killing had
Some of the woman refugees who
75 DASHED 7 O DEA TH
SWIFT CURRENT SWEEPS CANADIAN LABORERS TO DOOM
ON ROCKS IN RIVER
WINNIPEG, Man., Jan. 6. Dashed to death on the rocks in the treacherous
Frazer river, British Columbia, or swept to their doom by the swift cur
rent, was the fate of 75 laborers employed by the Grand Trunk Pacific
railroad, according to Angele Pujliese, one
g frail flat boat in which the
wrecked on a rock,
federal sick and wounded, who now Be
had taken refuge on the American side
f "JS"? i . "Jf
- v. www .vub wuu. I.nv 1QIA34 wy-
talna. taken prisoner with two auto
mobile loads of amxnnntion from Chi
huahua, were executed on the plaza
Monday afternoon. The federals have
several hundred prisoners, captured in
No definite view was obtainable as to
whether Gen. Natera in withdrawing
was to attempt some surprise to be
executed at once or intends merely to
await reinforcements, however long
that might take.
Rebel Officers Exeeated.
Fart of the rebel reinforcement which
GB. Villa was recently reported to
J have dispatched from Chihuahua, were
i intercepted oy the federals, it is
j learned. In this action it was said
! that CoL Rosa and the two rebel cap
tains, executea Aionaay, were captured
with two automobiles loaded with"
The quantity of ammunition taken
led to the belief that the withdrawal
Of Gen. .Ortega was due to fear of
running out of munitiona
In the skirmish near San Francisco
Sunday, Maj. Bencomo, a rebel, was
killed and SO rebels were captured.
Mare Weanded Brought Over.
'Twenty-eight wounded federals were
brought to the American Red Cross
camp Monday. Two died on the way.
REBELS LOSE SOME
OF THEIR ARTILLERY
Field pieces and prisoners were cap
tured front the rebels at Ojinaga Sun
day during the fighting. Major M. Mv
McNam.ee, of -the 15th cavalry, reported
this to brigade headquarters at Fort
Bliss Tuesday morning from Presidio
in a message to Gen. Hufrh L. Scott
The message read: Tto fighting here
today (Monday). Rebel forces seemed
to have suffered considerably from
Sunday's conflict. Apparently they
have fallen back several miles in three
directions . from Ojinaga. It Is re
ported that the federals captured some
field pieces and about 30 prisoners Sun
VILLA GOES WITH
Pancho "Villa has left Chihuahua
with 1500 troops over the K. C . M.
O. railway for Falomlr, from which
point the column is to march overland
to reinforce Gens. Panfilo Natera and
Tortbio Ortega for another assault on
Ojnaga. according to unofficial ad-
? Continued on page 9. column &.)
of the 2s who managed to escape when
being transported across tne river was