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EL PASO.ILXAS. SATURDAY EVENING. APRIL KJ916.
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SINCT,!. COPT fi. E CKNTS.
OR SCOUTS KEEP VTLLISTAS FLEEffJG
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GERMANS FIGHT WAY INTO VAUX
h Anli Aircraft Guns
xk Zeppelin; German
Crew Is Captured.
D IS lib
F PRESENT WAR
'y Bombs Are Dropped;
Ihorilies Keep Secret
any Details of Raid.
iKS, Ens, April 1 Twentv
tM persons were killed and 44
Jured Fridav night when Me
ns raided the eastern counties of
ii. dropping about SO bomb, ac
to affleial figures made public
if tip flva Zeppelins was dam
lrestfanaMy bv British anti-atr-luna,
and came don n off the
l ostuarj H surrendered to
, patrol boats The crew was
4mt the airship brcke up and
'hilr beiag towed in
s ufflclallv annoumed thi3 af
j that the Zeppelin dirigible bal
pich fell into the sea it as the
Alentit of the wrecked Zoppelm
4 losed IB the following official
f-four rtsloMve and iacenafary
ere uiopyea over tne eastern
luio. s0bt tne nonnaast
it7 ' LjZSbLm
Has Had No Official Infor
mation So Far on Latest
Washington, D. C, April l Ambas
sador Uerard cabledkbe state depart
ment tbda that he had been informed
b the German government tlratioth
mg was known officially there of- t&e
attack on steamers Sussex and Engligfl-j
man. but that an investigation was be
ing made. lie said the German govern
ment Informed him it had only news
paper reports on the two cases up to
The contents of ambassador Gerard's
message the first received from him
since Inquiries alxmt the two ships were
forwarded to Berlin several days ago,
were immediately sent by wireless to
president Wilson who is taking a week
end trip down the Potomac river on the
natal -vacht Hat flower
The Investigation may take a week or
more Submarine commanders at sea
will have to leport before the German
government will be in a position to saj
defimteh whether one of its subrnaWies
lttacked the Sussex or Englishman.
Believe Kngllslininn 'Warned.
Officials take for granted that the
T.nelihliman was attacked b a German
1 submarine because of reports that
I ... t..3 ... 1.x.. k.fn.a
warning biious hcid aucu fc im u-
she was torpedoed. The) also believe
that the Sussex was attacked bv a sub
marine but hac no conclusive proof.
To Tress Submarine Warfare.
msterdam Holland. March 30 (By
way London Ens., April 1 ) A dispatch
recelv ed here from Berlin sat s the reso
lution regarding submarine warfare
which was adopted Uv II parties in the
reichstag except the recently created
Socialist mlnoritv group to be present
ed to chancelor ton Betlimann-Hollw ejr
Ihf lesolutiou stmds in 'he names or
n. leader or mm
a iumi zz over rne nonnsast :.fc mt.h. "riMr. t-
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Trroir-swiHiu nam ux-vvwr.
raid was the ltd Of the war.
?plin was the third of her class
c to griet In these raids a
,1s of tlie cttac,k have jipt been
Xd by the authorities ITroni un
sources it is learnrd tnVt mam
'bombs were dropped cither into
or in puto s where no damage
bight Ideal for Jlomlilnc.
as an Ideal night for the raid.'
ning was in fat or of the xeppe
iiUuding the atmospheric Bfa
id the flghtnesa of the wind. Ttie
les came lit over the coast early
efening and, sailing high, di
lieir forces Those who eaw them
y were larger than the dirigibles
a previous visits They kept at
height that thev were out of
p anti-aircraft guns as they
g the evening 7eppelins were
U at various points. It was not
rter midnight that announcement
lu!e of their departure.
I "No -Warning of Ilalil.
ugb no formal warning was la
the population, the usual signs
oaching air raids were manifest -ondon,
y the calling out of epe
istablea. tj the darkening of the
and by the stopping of train ser
,jovc ground. Even the omni
' .nd street ear In many sections
discontinued-Service or ran In a
i), Thousands of pfMBBjv4ra
to reach their iiomes, andtsrihe
part of the night the poltoe
I I ward crowded w ith wayfarers
rd midnight a slight base came
It was not sufficient to obscure
' dscape from the view of the vi-
r anti-aircraft gunners. It was
nlrht as the experts thought
oblige the aii ship to keep at a
gh altitude, if they hoped to es-
' umage The precautionary meas
i Loadon worked more smoothly
' i t before Small crowds In the
watched the skies in a quiet, ex-
, : manner.
Zeppelin Over tondon.
30 p m a aeppelin was re-ported
er Iondon traveling slowly at a
eight, A telegram from a cor
lent on the east coat said that a
n was seen soon after 9 oclock
I In a northeasterly direction.
I reported that one of the five
na. was orougnt oown on me.
iDoroach of the raiders was first
about 8 oclock last night The
from different directions and
iditidual routes across the coun-
1s rumored that the were quick-
cd bv anti-aircraft guns to turn
hells llnrst Mioni ltnider.
itnesB tells of seeing one of the
ns filing at a considerable
1 lie searcn iigncs uiurainaieu
Ider and shells from the guns
nened flrn could be seen burst-
i around It. One gunner claimed
the Zeppelin thereupon being
turn around and proceed to-
fcthe -coast, apparently damaged
OBJBS DROPPED ON
SALONIKI, BULGARS SAY
in, Germany. April 1. (y wlre-
0 Tuckerton ) A .Bulgarian oi-
communlcation from Sofia made
by the Overseas News agency.
rrmin air souadron composed
airplanes, on March 7 dropped
bs on the port oi oaioniai anu
Hi r repcii i-anips n expio-
obM'rved In a snea near tne
.d station md on an enem'
Kneuiv uiriilancs attacked the
Bens but without success.
The War At a Glance
relBBWBX jAtllJUJi'fenuiqasjpviotton mat
it la itMnrr to milmlldi use of our
submarines: as of all or telHUrv
means; as Will guarantee the peace and
safeguard the future of Germany "
The foiegoing translation of the first
part of the resolution places a different
nMi.lniirfiAn nn 1 he Attitude of the
rafefe&tae Mian that implied in the trans- I
lation of the resolution sent by wire
less last night from th Overseas sews
agencv of Berlin The wireless eraion
contained these w ords
The reichstag expreses certitude
that it is necessarv to use all military
means, exclusive of submatines in such
a wav as to insure a peace which guar
tees German; a future
THE German crown prince has
again shifted the point of his
attack upon A erdun, deliv
ering an effective hlow to the
northeast of the stronghold gain
in a footing in the village of
Vaui and di awing the net still
closer about the fortress
One of the German zeppclin.
w hich took part in last night's air
raid over English eabt coast count
ties was so damaged according to
trfe British official announcement
that It came down off the Thames
Estuary and was captured bv the
British, but sank as it was being
Another neutral vessel, the Nor
wegian steamer Memento, has been
The great dock strike or Liver
pefll. which has interfered with
mftyih transport, has been set-
Petrograd reports that many
persons are missing from the Rus
sian hospital ship Portugal, sunk
in the Black sea bv a hostile sub
marine, among them being 15 sis
ters of charm
r Villi FWT FIHF
Two Torpedoes Fires; Rus
sian Red Cross Nurses, Of
ficers and Men Drown.
Petrograd. Russia, Api il 1 The
ninking of the Russian hospital ship
Portugal In the Black sea, presumably
by a German submarine, is thus de
scribed In a dispatch received from"
Golubeff delegate general of the l.ed
Cross with the Caucasion armv
"At 8 3e aclock Friday night, near
hiutie. our hospital ship Portugal at
anchor was sunk by an enemy subma
rine which fired two torpestaes from a
rinBsar of. yards. After the second
sSJjfcTljto ship sanK In less than a
ftrawlors and a torpedo boat res--ctisq
11 Of the IS sisters of charity who
wore aboard. Thev also eaved three,
commanders. Including the French
commander Duvent and two doctors,
one priest. 111 men of the Russian
medical corps and 13 men of the trench
511 Are "Mlsslnc
"The missing include count Tatiot
cheff, delegate of the Red Cross a
doctor, the senior sister of cbantv,
baroness Mejerndorff. and 14 other
sisters of charity, 50 men of the Rus
sian medical service and 29 of the
"According to the commander, the
Portugal had 273 Persians aboard, of
whom 158 were saved. On receiving
news of this outrage I proceeded to
the spot and Interviewed the survivors
at the lied Cross hospital on shore
"The Portugal carried the usual Red
Cross signs prnrmnentlv displaced"
FRENCH CHER TELES DF ESCAPE
Lone Battalion Of French
Holds at Malancourl Until
Malancourl Shot To Pieces;
Is SmobJng Ruin When
1 lance pri1 1
.eijveicd tr o li
a r nM t"c
err, a l
iWMSTE BY THE FIVE-YEAR Mfl
Even the Country Over Whi ch Villa Has Retreated Sur
prises American Troops By Its Prosperity and Pro
ductiveness; The Mexicans Become Friendly as
the Americans Spend Their Gold For Food.
ADVANCE base punitive expedi
tion, U S. army, near Naml
quipa. Chlh, Ilex , March 29. via
airplane to Columbus. AprLl 1 Close
first hand observation of this section
of the state of Chihuahua has a ten
deny to dispel the popular idea enter
tolnerl throughout the United States
that all of Mexico has bet n laid jste
during the past five csrs
tirn and strife
It is t uo t j. wn t1 e
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Schiller Says Confederates
Became Alarmed and
New ioik, April 1 The police suited
they desired to question Ernest Schiller
todav regarding an alleged plot to blow
up a Cunard line steamship in New
York. This plot, they believe, was for
mulated in a Iloboken. X. J , resort,
which they said had been visited by
Schiller, who took possession of the
British steamer Matoppo Schiller was
in a cheerful mood when he arrived at
headquarters today from Delaware.
"Wh, the captain seemed to have
the Idea tbat I was a ferocious giant,"
he exclaimed langhing "When I met
the captain I simply pointed ray fore
finger at hlra and said, 'Sit down.' He
sat down verv suddenlv. I did not show
mv pistol to him nor to the mate who
came in soon afterward"
Turns over .Ship's Papers.
Schiller turned over to the police the
Matojrjio's papers and t0 in English
money which he said he hail taken from
the captain He frankly admitted ac
cording to the police, that he was leader
of a plot to blow up a Cunard liner He
asserted that he had persuaded four
men to Join him and that thev had
planned to board the ship, take posses
sion of her at sea and destroy her The
Cunaavj plot was not carried out. Schil
ler aaid. because his confederates got
Mole Submarine Plans.
8chiller said his real name was Clar
ence Hudson that his father was an
l.iiKliihman and he had married a Ger
man woman and that he was born in
1'etroflB-ad There his parents separated,
he saltl and he w ent to German to live
with his mother.
At the outbreak of the war he said
he went to England and obtained a po
sition at a submarine plant at Cumber
land. He stole some submarine plans,
he declared, and turned them over to
the German government He was ar
rested, scaped conviction and then
came to America, he said Federal as
itant district attor.icv Knox heard
I Schiller statement
Made Two Efforts to Break
Away From the German
Camp Before Succeeded.
Paris, Trance, April 1 Henry '
Croasse, former secretary of the French i
embassy at Vienna and an artillery
flWrgeant who roosnllj- escaped from the
prisoners' camp s,t Muenster, "West
phalia, Germaay, described his experi
ence to the Associated Press, as fol
lows "About 20 of us were taken prisoner
after our battery was destroved and all
of us were Wounded. The first order
we got was to lie down in a bunch
when the Germans were hardlv a jard
"Using revolvers they had taken from
us, they fired into the heap, killing all
but six of our partv. of whom I was
one When I got up I spoke a few
words or German which saved me We
were conveved in cattle trucks to
After two days without food, we
were placed in a camp hollowed out of
the ground with 15,000 other Trench,
English and Russian prisoners
, nnund When First llrenk rail".
. i, nmvit in acane failed I
was brought hack and tied to a post
ith wine twined about me frem my
neck to mv feet.
on mv secona anempi, j. bi ....
with the help of a friend although we
were pursued bv dogs Near the fron
tier, we saw what w thought weie
sentries but these turned out to he
dummies cunninglv rut out or the
hedges at short intervals
'In the camp the rank and file were
starved Into work'ng in mines and fac
tories after signing a paper that they
were 'volunteers which was then show n
to neutral Inspectors
'We arose from straw mattresses for
coffee at seven, the coffee was alwavs
made from roasted barley At 10. we
had the principal meat a thick barlev
soap which we call- concrete We
were fed beef once a week and pigs
Jaws once a week and one small sausage
once In a fortnight
, Discipline otllrulnI.
"There was bo meat whatever for the
last six months Discipline was not
brutal or severe Idle prisoners -did
much as thev liked The chief crucltj
now is In keeping severely wounded or
legless or armless prisoneis In camp
and refusing to exchange hem Per
haps1 this is owing to the fcir of tt
ptartBg tad surgical treatment on the
part of H German doctors '
nfInn O nTIAII) 1 ihl
one itt it lv pm eel the.
ipg in the v ill i,e
attack was iepu)r
v. & .1. v JL
esc oi in -lent
. single battli
trj held the sjl "
111... rt M-i! iV i
region west of th Mi'
man forces -it cs
the att i of Tf r
snrron 1 d on t' e
romp, II tl o 6
... ,i, .il. antnre
Tin f r- i ei man bi ai. eg a
.i, .1 . -1 Tlifi . i I 11 T fl
i t l . I 'J i i . .d - -
tf nt wr. VClO. Sill h Stl I CI '
i .l... . Ka. It lief il , 1 l
ji was imvuii .,' . - i.
house of tli, village J.ne ;- "
were renewed repeated!-1 at lrteriais
of a few minutes, the German ianKs
growing thinner with each rush
Germans galn Thrown llncfe.
At about 11 oilock the Germar-s
brought up i fresh brigade and at
tic ked furionslv on all sides but were
again thrown back by rifle fire and
Trench rr Tlnslly Overwhelmed.
At 1 oclock another charge wis
made It was directed principals
against the flanks and the column op
erating on the left, after being re
pulsed several tlnien succeeded in
making a breach in the defensive line
of the Trench Being reinforced with
more fresh troops the Germans were
able to hold the ground. ....
The French battalion still held out
arid fought from house to house until
dawn Then the ever-increasing Ger
man reinforcements overwhelmed what
remained of the defending force
"V lllagc Mere Smoklnc Ruins.
Bv that time nothing was left df the
v illage but a pile of smoking ruins
The Germans remained quiet along that
part of the line during the day, but
made heavy auacjis against ic u- ,
v anced French positions In the- region j
oi lieao nans xiiu. -
fter preparation with a veritable
storm of shells, German Infantry at
tacked in massed formation and pene
trated the first line of the French
trenches at some points. French in
fantry counter attacked with the bay
onet and drove back the Germans in
Germans Describe ilvnnee.
Berlin, German. March 31 (via
Copenhagen and London. April -
The main headquarters correspondent
vi me. uBsiitne .ci,.ijii,b , . --
lowlng on the advanceNof the Germans
"The thunderous work of the artil
lery again furnished the prelude to a
resumption of infantry activity west
of the Meuse Continuous artillery fire
suddenly increased to gigantic vio
lence like an immense thunder storm
across the Intervening countrvside. It
sounded as If a huge depot of ammu
nition had exploded, detonating thous
ands of shells In apparently endless
series After several hours the terri
ble n elody suddenly ceased and the
assault w as made successfully with but
slight loss to the Germans.
"The German position west of Ver
dun was improved by this advance at
Malancourl The Germans were able
t press into the village itself and to
reach the first row of houses on the
northern side which were the most
I had an opportunity to Inspect the
booty so far taken In the Verdun bat
tle The quantities of weapons, mu
nitions and supplies of all sorts which
were accumulating here are incalcul
1T i f e
wh "- ti o
nd to have
d the effect
te r opnlur"
' u r iations
t evident iif
tr t st i'o of hi-
lili j tibTbWi ien who are seeking
t tm llYTiir his murderous night
atti b. up tit citizens of Columbus.
The t n -carden spot" when ap
plied t thi villet is not an exaggera
tion. Tl e alley of the Santa Mana is
one of i he m'iit fertile and best
watered in the tate of i hibu&hua. and
one cf the nioJt dcnselv populated
J.ittlc Evidences of Strife.
As said at the outset. oT tins dis
pitch there is little eviuenre here of
the strife with which Mexico has been
cursed since the late Franeisco I. Ma
dero raised the flac of revolt in rovem
ber. 1910. , , . M
The valley has contributed Its lull
quota of men to the various revolu
tionary armies, which have been raised
from time to time since, but this does
not appear to have put a etop In any
degree to the killing of the soil, tho
harvesting of crops or the herding or
tho great droves of cattle which thrive
on the luxurious grass which covers
the vast areas not given over to agri
culture There are wlddws and orphans in
nsieann mti Ruena Ventura. El Vaile.
t lab i ru' e Namlquipa, Santa Ana and
other or the many utile ciues anu
tewns which dot the valley from end to
id ai a tnere are majiy lautna aim
others who mourn sons who have
ilea in tattle wnne iignung io iur-
.4. A S, kS W-.3 asm flA V1A
.la ana rthpi revolutionary leaders.
0 ate Tiea or Tar ana bivb cveijr
; me or jov in tne luuusut vita.
vt ran from further bloodshed and
Ann .. ,.. . raln vatllit tl trlstll
Ids and ranches without fear that
;ev ni iv be called upon to contribute
further need of either blood or
Plenty of Foodstuffs.
After reading of the devastation of
this portion of Mexico, one is sur
prised to see tho great storeo of corn.
UedUB Will WIUC1 1CUU1 f, VUWVHI ,w
still remain in the hands of the pro-
light and being sent to
:r lor use oy me Aineri-
ie raiiroaa siauon svi.
3, for shipment to
iv. xt thA VdTlrn
e they are needed
e Ch .
lbs T is fonffitin the
number ft; cattle ana horsesTrare sees
In possession of the people oqiOve val
lev The impression has gone abroad
that this section of the country has
been denuded of both Doubtless many
iattle and horses have been com
mandered by the various leaders, but
(Continued on paze 4. Col. 1
ca JrlsaBrttLO, '
REATCA1RV WILSON'S THAIS
RIIEJFTERIILLA SENT OIL
Villislas Are Unable To
Hide or Stop Because of
Airmen s Vigilance.
U.S. TROOPS FILL
Supporting Forces Spread
Along Railway; Find Villa
Had Looted Guerrero.
Rumor Of Capture
Of Villa AiMinaca
Consul Andres Garcia received a
) message from Chflmahxia city Sarar
any mom ins saying xnat uiere su
a rumor In that city that Villa had
been caught at Mtnacn.
So details were- srlven la the mew
sage raid consul Oarrfa-has been un
able to learn any mors regarding;
With Six and a Half Days'
Start, He is Overtaken
in Two Weeks.
SWISS DEMAND REPARATION
FOR GERMAN BOMBARDMENT
Geneva, Switzerland. April 1 Tho
Swiss government saS. In a public
statement, that it seems proved that
the two aviators who Jropped five
large bombs Friday on the Swiss town
of Porentruj were Germans.
The federal council has instructed
the Swiss minister in Berlin to protest
strongly against this further violation
of the neutrality of Switzerland and to
demand prompt anu complete satisfaction.
nibSIAN CVMAIriES IN
I, VTB OFTlSIvs. 140.000
Berlin. Germany, April 1 (By Wire
less to Sav v Hie U L) Russttm casual
ties in the recent offensive on. the,
northern part of the eastern line ware
not less than 140,000 men, the German
war. office estimated toda.
CKHNCIST! SB.AT 1 O
TIGHT 1IOCI.O V Ilt.'SDUS.
Washington, T C, April 1 A de
tachment of Mcvlcan infantry has been
sent from Piedras Negras to Mon-
lova o opei ite against a saiall num
ber of bandits i eccntly reported to have
(Continued on page 3, Col. o)
Gen. George Bell, commanding the
American border patroi at El Paso, ia
naturally elated over the wonderful
drive made by the Seventh cavalry after
Villa. Commenting -upon the fact that
the horsemen had gone over a cir
cuitous route of more than (0 miles in
17 hours, the average per mile, he
stated. Inclusive of the rests, was five
miles an hour.
A Great Cavalry JUdc.
The general thought it a great ride
by the American cavalry, who started
six and a half days behind Villa, known
himself as a hard rider., and overtook
him in exactly two weeks. Villa raided
Columbus on the morning of Thursday,
March ' and the American troops did
not take the field until noon of the fol
lowing Wednesda Two weeks later
the or er took and de'feated him in bat
tle, although he is reported to have
traveled very fast.
Asked what would be done if Villa
should be wounded and hide out In the
mountains. Gen Bell straightened up
and with determination said "We have
gone down after tlla and have no in
tention of coming out until we have
him, lock, stock and barrel
lilla -"t In Fight.
"From the many confirmations of ths
fact that he was wounded, I feel confi
dent that he had no share in the fight
Wednesday morning It is interesting
to knovy that the Vtllistaa did not know
that our troops were so near We have
wanted to locate the bandits and now
that wo have, the rest will not be a dif
ficult matter to solve "
The general took considerable inter
est in discussing the engagement, but
stated positively he would not antici
pate any army move in advance, as the
information, was often used to tae em
barrassment of the troop movements.
Heads for nn Andres.
Americans acquainted with the coun
try predicted Frlda night that Villa
would head southwest towards San An
dres if he is wounded too seriously to
ride on horseback The mountains in
every other direction, it la declared, are
too rough to permit of a carriage be
ing taken through them.
The road to San Andres would permit
of the movement of a carriage. Tho
wounded bandit leader was reported as
having escaped from the Guerrero fight
In a carriage
80 REYES VILLISTAS
ARE KILLED IN BATTLE1
Torreon, Alex.. April 1 It Is reported
that the government forces pursuing
Canuto Hees. after the recent flsbt
along the railroad killed 30 of Villa's
followers, including three lieutenant
colonels The government lost one eoT
onel. one lieutenant and a few soldiers.
Commanding Officers Con
gratulated for Cavalry
Exploit at Guerrero.
T ashington. D C . April 1 Congrat
ulations of the president and the secre
tary of war were today transmitted to
MaJ. Gen. Frederick Funston, Brig.
Gen. J J. Pershing and CoL George A.
Dodd and his command for their suc
cess in the first brush with Vllllstas
March 29 at Guerrero
Unstinted praise was given in all
quarters to CoL Dodd, who is 61 years
old and has been in the saddle prac
tically ever since the troops were or
dered over the border He will retire
on account of age jjext Jul.
Appointed to the military academy
from Pennslvama, he graduated In
1878. He commanded part of the J'hird
cavalry duriug the Apache outbreak in
Arizona, fought during the Indian cam
paign in Oklahoma in the Chicago
riots in 1894, and distinguished him
self during the Spanish-American war,
participating in the battle of San Juan
and in many fights in the Philippines.
He is declared to luyve been the first
to suggest the now famous "monkey
drill" of cavalry training
Among the West Point classmates
of CoL Dodd were Col Slocum. com
iranding the Uth cavalry, which was
raided bv Villa at Coimnbus, N. M,
and who is with the United States ex
pedition. Inspector general Garltngton,
another classmate, said Col. Dodd is
credited in the army for fearlessness.
HT GF.OItGB IT. CLEMENTS.
AMERICAN AIUtT BASH Di HEX.
ICO, tbs, radio to Columbus, ."
St. April 1 CoL Dodd's ex
ploit In surprising and battling with
the Villa bandits was a remarkable bit
of work and adds greatly to too laurels
of the cavilry. Se made a forced
march of 55 miles over rough oountrv
in 17 hours and then fought five hours
before the bandits began to retreat.
Tr-ev followed Ull tho Vllllstas broke
up into sdfcll bands and scattered In
all directions. The pursuit is still being
kept up. ,.
Airplanes are Sreeplns the array- so
ceaselessly Informed as to tho where
abouts of flying- remnants of Villas
beaten bandit band, that the Villistas
are given no opportunity to rest them
selves or their badly fed mounts. The
Vllllstas are broken into small bands
and have been unable to hide or tn
make sorties, because of the activities
of American airplanes.
Officers and men are beingr Siven a
taste of what European soldiers in the
trenches have to suffer from bad
weather. For the past 48 hours ram
and sleet, blown by a strong, cold
wind, has made Ufa in camp anything
but a Joke. It was a relief from the
dust of the last 10 days, but uncomfort
able. Surrounding mountains are cov
ered with snow.
SAX AJsTONIO, Texas, Aprl 1. Wuh
only a brief rest. CoL George V.
Dodd's cavalry, to whom fell the
honor. Wednesday, of dispersing 600
of Villa's men at Guerrero, again re
sumed the chase of scattered bands
while supporting forces that had ar
rived covered the railroad toward Chi
huahua city and smaller detachments
of American troops began beating tho
country adjacent for signs of Villa.
Overnight dispatches to MaJ. Gen
Frederick 'Funston from Mexico told
the manner In which Gen. Pershing's
punitive forces had deployed, but none
brought additional details of the fight
ing at and about Guerrero All be re
dates of Thursday or early Friday, per
mitting officers here to retain the hope
that perhaps another euccessful en
counter had been registered, or per
haps even the capture of Villa himself
had been effected.
Ia Villa la Mountains!
High expectancy prevailed at army
headquarters and every confidence was
displayed In the ability of the officers
and men at the front to drive Villa
Into the open if he has not already
succeeded in making his way Into tho
almost inaccessible mountains south
and west of Guerrero.
Reports Are Indefinite.
Just where Villa want when tha
Americans charged his forces at Guer
rero Is unknown hers. Reports that
he wss carried away on a litter; that
(Continued on pace S, CoL 4.)
The Truth About
U. S., Artny in Mexico '
.QNT miss reading George H. Clements' story ia- today's Herald
on Mexico and the American army expedition into that country.
The Herald promiied its readers someififag good when Clem
ents went into Mexico. We have printed several of his dispatches from
jhe front and today we 'give one of the inimitable Clements stories of the
expedition how the natives met the Americans, how American gold has
made friends everywhere for the troopers how tlW soldiers live, what
they eat; how the Mormons received the Americans, the condition of the
Mormon settlements; what war has done and has NOT done to the Mexi
It is an informalnc. interesting, well written article as Clements always
mites ahd it is worth every reader's hile.
Vhy Not a "Grand Review" Here When he Troops Come Marching Home?
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