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l"c po 51 'i M - Mexican gold. iS-.
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prains lower. livestock steads, stocks
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Mexico, fair, rizana. fair.
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I ILiLU rVlYiYlD
Big Institutions Had Embar
rassed Government, Mex.
VILLA'S ATTACK IS
Commissioners Consider Tre-
vino's Tas 0 Ending
EW LONDON, Conn, Sept. 19.
Mexican members, of the Joint
admitted to the American representa
tives today- that the order leading to
Jhe closing of the Banco Xacional and
the bank of London and Mexico in
Mexico City was in large measure re-
- -w- -- -
'tanks must show a metallic reserve
sufficient to cover the issue of bank
notes, dollar for dollar.
The discussion of the commissioners
was confined almost entirely to the
hanking question, the border "situation
being consideied onlj inc-identalli The
Meu.in representatives explained that
certain banking houses, especially the
Two that closed, had nersistentl em
f.rtrraised the administration b re
i t unar tactics, tending to cause a
' - i-. t n of the Carranza currency.
Tl ommissioners went aboard one
t.f the American submarines today and
' ruised along the Thames river and
lie month of the barber
Regard I.lsrhtlr Ilia's Attack.
Villas attack on Chihuahua City,
V.ex . and the repulse of his forces by
;n Jacinto B. Trevino will tend to
1-irify relations bitween Mexico and
the Inlted States, in the opinion of the
Hard To Find Villa.
The Mexican commissioners pointed
..ut that if Villa had been located by
the action at Chihuahua, the task of
-unnine- him down would he greatly
s mpiified Gen. Treino. they said.
.'.1 now pursue Villa relentlessly. The
difficult never had been to fight Villa,
they said, but to find him.
WASHINGTON THINKS ATTACK
BY VILLA IS "EXAGGERATED"
V4 pshing-ton D C. Sept. 18. The of
f. a! i. w of an alleged attack by
r "Hits o'i Chihuahua City is that the
I"1'" a-e exaggerated. No official
( ifi-ma'ion has been received here
' puhli-!--d stories of- the affair. In
, -t'niif that there had been some
-. t of clash at the Chihuahua capital
1 ber mentioned in border dis--t.
He one official dispatch said a
T irt of the Chihuahua garrison at
tempted to revolt but was speedily aup-i"-essert
iv.llector of customs Z L. Cobb at
Fl Paso reported that both wire and
tam service between Juarez and Chi
' ..aV.a Otv had been interrupted
-f.T army officers called attention 'o
the fact that the Carranza troops had
ln re'.ehratmg for several days the
i-ncan independence anniversary and
crested that some irresponsible fac
"n may have started a revolt for the
j.ji.'Os of liberating the prisoners in
-he Chihuahua penitentiary.
RUMORED MEXICAN DECREE
WORRIES MINING MEN
vra-hinston, D C, Sept. IS. Ameri
r.ii corporations having idle mines In
Mexico toda appealed to the state de- I
inrtment to protest against a new min- ,
!! decree reported under consideration
hv Gen Carranza. which thev declared
iright operate to confiscate their
pmpert The department has not re-
eneu official information on the sub-
taliatnrc Th. .-.- nn.i Kf coming laminar wiin me war uein
taliatory. The order provided that . .. j,.fr,,u undertaking
lect but is making inquiries at Mexico
Carranza, the mine owners say. pro
poses to increase to a confiscatory
rate the taxes on developed mines in
-ecified districts now closed because
of unsettled onditions which are not
put into operation within 0 days The
r ostensible purpose, it is said, is to give
emploi ment to the idle Mexicans.
DISCUSSION OF DECREE
Mexico City. Mex . Sept 19. The
Tanco Nacional and the Banco Londres
. dnu tr-a,.. i,Ii .. .
r.c'fM. conferred with the treasurv de-
partment regarding the recent decree
ordering banks issuing bills to raise
their metallic reserves to cover the is
sue within " days or liquidate.
It is estimated that the issues of the
two banks which alone have had the
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he ! stab:
Promotion to Major Gen
eral's Rank is Regarded
as Likely at Washington.
Washington. D. C Sept. 19. Brig.
Gen. J. J. Pershing, commander of the
American punitive expedition" in Mex
ico and ranking brigadier of the army,
probably will be made a major general,
a vacancy in that grade having been
created by the death Monday of Maj.
Gen. Albert L. Mills. A successor to
Gen. Mills as chief of the bureau of
militia affairs has not been selected.
Apparently Gen. Mills was in the best
of health when he left hie desk at the
war department late Sunday afternoon
and so sudden was his death that many
of bis fellow officers refused to be
lieve first reports that he was dead.
Raker I'raiara Gen. 31 III.
A statement issued by secretary of
war Baker, expressing the sentiment
of the war department follows:
"I have a deep sense of personal
loss In the death of Gen. Albert L.
Mills. From the time of my coming
to Washington he has been more than
zealous in his self-sacrificing devotion
to the affairs of the militia bureau,
of which he was the head and his pa
tience, wisdom and knowledge have
greatly simplified both, my task In be-
" ... -. ... ... - . .
which fell to the department upon the
call of the militia to the Texas border.
Dliplnycd Devotion To Duty.
"Plainly the devotion of Gen. Mills
to his work took strength with which
otherwise he misnt have been ame to
otnerwise ne miw nave n "i7," V
-itf th suiirln Illness Few officers i
, . - ,
in the sen ice nave naa a more oiiin-
I guit-ntr-u ur aiini wucci.
militarv action he was wounded, but
recovered his health and became the
:..."-, " " -4-. -,, - . t,i J f
builder of the new West Point, which
ie undoubtedly the most monumental !
school to the world. His last years
have been -spent in reorganizing the
tniHtia aad bringing about a higher de
gree of sympathy and cooperation be
tween it and the regular army. His
death maiks the passing of a brave
soldier, a cultured educator, a fine ad
ministratis officer and an upright
Refuses Citizens' Strike Set
tlement Plan Backed by
New York. Sept. 19 An effort by
a committee representing business in
terests to settle the city's transit
strike and avert a general sympathetic
labor strike failed late today when
Theodore P. Shonts, president of the
Interborough Rapid Transit company,
refused a plan suggested by the com
mittee to reopen negotiations with the
street car employes.
Mr Shonts informed tbe committee,
which went to bis office from a con
ference with mayor Mitchel. that "there
is no strike on the Interborough " He
asserted the company was 'handling
the situation without difficulty, thanks
to our 11.090 loyal men."
In view of Mr Shonts's attitude, the
committee explained, an announcement
of the suggestions made to bim was
the : committee would not put its plan
a. .a- it ! laanlnva !- t-'Kn a !
before the union leaders but that a
meeting of business interests wouia
be held tomorrow in tbe hope of -evolv
ing some new means of bringing about
an adjustment before Friday, the day
set for calling a general strike
ATTORNEY GENERAL AGAIN
AFTER READING COAL COMPANY
Washington, D. C Sept 19. Attor-
ney general Gregory today filed a brief
in the suDreme court in his appeal from
the decision of a federal district court ,
in Pennsylvania which refused the
government's plea for dissolution of the j
Heading toai company, caiieo me
"backbone of the alleged monopoly of '
The combination, the brief says, has ,
a history permeated with Illegality .
characterized by a deliberate purpose
to drive others from the field result
" '" Increased prices out of propor-
tion to increased production.
a na m-
"In time." says the brief, "this com
bination, if not dissolved, will own or
control every ton of commercially
available anthracite known to exist"
TEXAS LIFE COMPANIES
LEAD OUTSIDE COMPANIES
Austin, Tex Sept 19. Texas life In
surance companies collected gross pre
miums in and out of Texas, totaling
SC.9s2.89. during the past year, accord
ing to a report compiled b the com
missioner of Insurance and banking.
Their entire income amounted to S10.-
43.242. losses amounted to (1,127 72:.
and on December 31, 1915, they had In-
, surance in force amounting to $221.-
I m.ser. I
I Outride life companies collected
Tei-as premiums of J4.970.837 and paid ' INTEREST ItlTE AI'I'ROVKD.
I losses of $1,479,633 and had outstanding Washington. D. C Sept 19. An in
m this state on December 31. 1915. In- terest rate of three and one half ser
sn ranee totaling 1S7.934.41C. This cent for 15 day notes at the Dallas
shows that state companies did better federal reserve bank was approved
business than outside companies. ' Monday by the reserve board.
S IDEA FiREl
Four May Escape, but Au
thorities Expect to Put
Others on Trial
Chicago, I1L, Sept. 15. Four mem
bers of the alleged Jl.OOO.OAA band of
sccity blackmailers, spoken of as the
"Sin Syndicate. may escape prosecu
tion, federal officials admitted today
before the preliminary Hearing of the
seven prisoners taken in the fashiona
ble apartment hotel raid.
Mrs. Regina Klipper, a divorcee, of
Philadelphia, the government's chief
witness, arrived early in the day un
der guard of federal agents to appear
against the alleged blackmailers. Hln
ton G. Clabaugh of the United States
department of justice said he was con
fident Mrs. Klipper would Identify Ed
ward Donahue. Henry Russell and Mrs.
Helen Evers as directors of the or
ganization. Satisfied of Guilt of Three.
"The case against the others under
arrest," Clabaugh said, "is doubtful.
I 'am satisfied, however, of the guilt
of the first three."
Russell, Donahue and Mrs. Evers are
held under bail of S2S.0OO each. The
others under arrest are James Chris
tian. James Bland. Mrs. Donahue and
Mrs. Frances Allen, alias Chapman.
The bonds of these four were fixed at
Other VIetlnw Won't Talk.
Mrs. Klip-'r is the sole woman of
the scores believed to be -victims of the
syndicate who is willing to tell how
she wu fleeced. She declares she was
placed in a compromising position in
a New York hotel by members of the
band last January, blackmailed out of
a sum reported to be Jess tnan jiu
and some jewelry and later kidnaped
"" """" Prisoner in Montreal when
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j,n inresienea prusfcuu-m
When interviewed last night, the ar-
rested women branded the charges
against them as "absurd" and "tod i
naicuious even to aeuy
The myt6ry surrounding the killing
of Wnt Turner, alias Wilson, in a
mountain resort In Jefferson county.
ridiculous even to deny
Colo, last June, may be cleared up
through some member of the black
mail syndicate, it is reported. Turn
was said to have been slain following
an argument over the division of a
blackmail scheme in which a Denver
woman was said to have been th
Judge Pool Leaves Monday
Night to Preside Over
County judge Adrian Pool will
leave here Monday night for Midland,
to preside over the meeting in that
city on Tuesday for the formation of
plans for a highway between Fort
Worth and. El Paso
The meeting will take place Tues
day and delegations will be present
from every county from Fort Worth to
EI Paso. Including Tarrant and El Paso
"Every county judge will be present
and every commissioners court will be
represented at the meeting," said judge
Pool today. "Every chamber of com
merce or business organization between
1iere and Fort Worth will also have
delegates at the meeting.
"The road is going to be built and
t i eoing to be a good road, one that
-nn.nTh'l&a . aafalv al &! aanjl t
automobiles can safely tr? -el, and it
is going to draw people to this western
GLENN BROOM CO. FILES
ITS CHARTER AT AUSTIN
Austin Tex., Sept 1. The charter!
of the Glenn Broom Mfg. Co.. of El ,
Paso, was filed today in the state de-
tk, ..uniti .tnii i i a a,
,, , incorporated bv W. H. Glenn. Lee i
VHT5 CIVILIAN HOARD
TAKK OATH OI
Washington. D. C. Sept 19. Twen- I
17-1 tSi' 23tJ!W: '
1TB m IS
iiBia. cjmpriBin. in.- ; n iiviudii , i - -.- - ..-,. UH.O . v.va. than nas Mr Hughs He spoke in ad
consulting board, beaded by Thomas , " ported that Gen. Davila. governor of vocacv of the election of Mr Wilm and
A. Edison, took oath of allegiance to I San Luis Potosi. was called to Mexico , Themo'raU party generally
the United States today as officers j it.v to fill a cabinet portfolio laat j Ine "" -r'"" Pa" generally,
of the federal government week, but that while en route every of- j HIJCUCC AQ5FRT5 U7II CflV'C
The oath was administered In the ficer of his staff was killed. Davila. nuU"" AOOCrvlD mtaurt a
office- of secretary laniels preliminary j
lu urgaiuisuvu vi ine uwira uuoer um f
new itv, giving n. lesai siaiut
ARItESTS M1Y SOI.VK
HKCn-NT Cut IlOIJIIEItlKS
Grand Junction. Colo.. Sept Is. Four
men were in custody today in connec- .
tion with alleged robberies from freight
cars along the Denver and Rio Grande
railwav from Denver to Salt Lake ?itv.
The men in custody say their names are j
Roy Burns. Frank Washburn. Bert Rus- )
sell and Ed McConnelL
The police say one has confessed.
'implicating 25 others It is estimated
recent robberies at Denver. Colorado i
Springs. Pueblo. Leadville. Glenwood :
Springs and Salt Lake city netted tlO.- I
BiE ITS 1
North Carolinans'Will Re
place Equal Number Of
First Three Regiments Of
First Penn. Brigade Will
Probably Be Released.
SAN ANTONIO, Ter, Sept IS.
Three regiments of Pennsylvania
infantry will be sent home from
the border when the North Carolina
guards, three regiments strong, reach
station at El Paso, it was announced
today at southern department head
quarters. The regiments released probably
will be the First, Second and Third of
the First Pennsylvania brigade
The train equipment to be used by
the returning Pennsylvania guardsmen
will be that which brings the North
Carolinans to the border, according to
plans of the war department Maj. Gen.
Frederick Funston. in ordering tbe re
turn of three I'ennsi Ivanta regiments.
is following out inst-uctions of tho
war departm. nt. made public Mondav.
to return home a regiment of national
guardsmen for ever regiment brought
to the border. About 18.9M guards re
main to stand. Uie-rr rotmd of border
The North Carolinans will remain at
the 81 Paso station sufficiently long.
presumably, to undergo training sim
ilar to that afforded the other regi
ments on the border
Gen. Clement to Decide.
Gen. Fanston has decided that when
the advent of fresh regiments of
guardsmen permits the release of or
ganizations which have seen service on
the border, the regiments which first
came south shall be the first to return
home. In tlus instance priority would
go to the first second and third Penn
sylvania, although final decision will
be left to Maj. Gen Charles M. Clement,
commander of the Pennsylvania divi
sion. The three North Carolina regiments
Ji-rf.K?J f out the Pennsylvania ,
Ithode Inland raml n Cln
Instead of a troop, a squadron 01
Rhode Island cavalry will be released
for return home when tbe Tennessee
cavalry reaches EI Paso, it was an
Aims Gun at Officer and is
Hilled; Reign of Terror
in San Luis Potosi.
Laredo, Texas. Sept 19. Pvt John
Clyne, company B. Second Missouri in
fantry, was shot and killed Monday
J night by a military guard at Dolores.
as the result, it is said, of an alterca
tion Vrlth the guard. Lieut Zullum or
dered Clyne's arrest and Clyne, becom
ing enraged, leveled his rifle at the
lieutenant whereupon the guard fired,
according to the military authorities.
The; name of the guard responsible for
1 rivn'- tenth 1m wltlth.lj
Reltm of Terror In Mexico,
Trustworthy advices brought to La-
redo indicate a reign of terror exists
. .., -.. .. c . .., .-., .. , .
extending from the Nuevo In .tale
line to Queretaro. owing to the actlvl-
ties of bandits, said to be under the
leadership of the Cedillo brothers, who
call themselves Legalists. Men for-I
"?"' '"en.iiiea wnn wn. Carrero I
... a. .a . i ... . ..
'Zr e? ? "t!.-E t"
dressed in civilian clothes, took to the !
in ufii anil mji i-eeaea in reacning san .
i.ui roiosi r.ngagements occurred
last Fridav and Saturday at Doctor ar-
roo. in Nuevo Leon, and Noriega, San
Luis Potosi. in which the Carraiza
troop- were 'eported to have suffered
ln - iu losses.
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ELEPHANT BUTTE DAM.
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State Primary Attracts Con
siderable Attention, Be
cause of Contests.
New York. Sept 19. A contest for
the Progressive vote is being waged In
New York's statewide primaries today,
at which candidates fcr United States
senator and a complete state ticket will
Chief interest in the election appar
ently centered in whether the former
leaders of the Progressive party will be
able to swing the votes of a majority of
the rank and file to Gov. Charles S.
Whitman, leading Republican candidate
for governor. One plank of the party
favors the election of judge Seabury.
whose candidacy for sovernor on the
Democratic ticket is unopposed.
National, as well as state leaders of
both parties are deeply interested In
the outcome of the Progressive pri
mary contest for they believe it may
have an important bearing upon the
outcome of the presidential campaign
in New York. It Is conceded by both
sides that a majority of thoee who
vote for Gov. Whitman in the primaries
will support Charles E. Hughes for
president while most of those who sup
port Judge Seabury will vote for Mr.
Ilooaevelt Support naeon. ,
The contest between Robert Bacon,
former ambassador' to France and Win.
H Calder, a former congressman, for
the Republican nomination for the
United States senate, is attracting much
attention. Mr. Baton did not enter the
lists until a few weeks ago and has
based his appeal for support largely
upon his adovcacy of military prepared
resc An incident of the day was the
publication of a letter from Theodore
Roosevelt, urging Mr. Bacon's nomina
tion on the preparedness issne.
The Democrats a"lso have a contest on
their bands for the senatorial nomina
tion, but managers 'of the campaign of
Win. F. MeCoaibs. former chairman of
tbe Democratic national committee, who
wae designated for the office at the
unofficial state convention at Saratoga.
declare they do not take seriously the
aspirations of Thomas F. Conway, of
Fiattsburgr a former lieutenant gover
nor. The only opposition to Gov. Whit
man's nomination within his own party
came from state senator Win. S. Ben
nett A feature of the primaries will be the
more general use of school houses as
polling places, especially in the various
boroughs of New York city.
CAMPAIGN FOR DRY CALIFORNIA
Hanly and Dr. -Ira Landrlth. candidates
for Dresldent and Vlc"f Dresident re-
for president and vice president re
pectively. on the Prohibitionist ticket
threw themselves into the California
wet-and-dry fight Monday, speaking in
seven towns from Dunsmuir to Sacra
mento. Referring to the declaration that the
immense grape Industry of California
would be paralyzed, the speakers gave
this little couplet:
"Hush, little vineyard, don't you cry,
"You'll be making grape Juice bye and
The speakers declared the Prohbltion
Ist party stands for reasonable prepar
edness, Americanism, the creation of a
merchant marine and the extension of
the franchise to all women.
LEWIS ATTACKS "INTERESTS"
FOR PROTESTS ON MEXICO
Minneapolis, Minn, Sept 19. Sena
tor James Hamilton Lewis of Illinois,
in a Democratic campaign speech here
Monday night, assailed "special inter
ests" which, he said, had raised a hue
and cry about Mexico in an effort to
befog the campaign issues and out over
another Payne-Aldrich tariff.
He called attention to the United
States as the only civilized nation at
peace with the world He devoted
most of bis address to the alleged ex
cellencies of the A damson etght hour
law for railroad operatives and to
criticism of Mr. Hughes and CoL Roose
velt for condemning it.
BRYAN ATTACKS WOMAN'S
PARTY FOR ITS ACTIVITY
Reno. Nev, Sept 19. The political
activities of the Woman's party were
oenounceu nere Monday night by w. J.
oenounceu nere jiondftr nirnt nv v. j.
Brvan. in a speech to S009 people. He
made a brief address alpo at the train.
? ZV, J", ,ne woman's party
".t!X?,nF " L" ". "?j'!? whlch
Mr. Bryan scored the Woman's party
lauuui ire uru an -aiiw riss I w
He declared nreaident WUnn has
". 'r the cause of. suffrage
CLAIMS ARE EXTRAVAGANT
Peoria. HI.. Sept 19. Charles E.
Hughes, openine his second nresiden-
tial campaign trip in an address here
today, characterized the Democratic
party as a "party of broken promises.
The nominee took up point after point
touched on in president Wilson's speech
of acceptance and declared that "the
claims made therein were extravagant
and nothing of the sort had been ac
complished." rnESinn.NT miens firt
CMIUG- SPRECII "VTURDAY
New York Sept. 19 The Democratic
national committee announced here
Monday night that president Wilson
will make his first speech of the cam
paign at Shadow Lawn next Saturday
at 3 p. ra. to the business men of New
The president' intends to discuss the
provision of the eight hour railroad
m C T
i SERMflNS ATTACK
FOES II 1ST
Russians Resist with Strong
Artillery Fire; British
Make Slight Advance.
Paris. France. Sept 19 The Germans
took the jffensive in the Champagne
Monday night, making five successive
attacks on the Russian troops there.
Today's official report says that each
time they were checked by the Rus
sian machine gun and artillery fire.
The German attacks were made in the
sector between Souain and the Somme.
On1 the Sqmme front operations were
hindered by bad weather.
German Trenebe-i Raided.
"A heavy and continuous rain baa
fallen during the last 24 hours." says
today's official account of operations
on the Franco-Belgian front "The
general situation is unchanged
"In the neighborhood of Ricbebours
L'Avon. (northwest of La Bassee) we
entered the enemy's trenches at three
r places, capturing prisoners and a ma
chine gun and inrueung many casual
ties. Our casualties were very slight
"Since Monday night's report five
more of our airplanes have failed to
BritL-h Advance 1000 Tnrda.
The British line has been advanced
lft0 yards along" a one mile front says
me oiticiai statement from Brltlsa
general headquarters issued Monday
night A powerfully fortified German
work, known as the Quadrilateral, has
fallen completely into British hands.
Progress also was made north of
Flers, where heavy German counter at
tacks were repulsed.
Alltea l're-i-i Toward SerTla.
An interesting situation is develop
ing in western Macedonia where the
Servians, French and Russians have
dxiven the Bulgarians out of Fiorina
and the adjacent districts. Monastir,
in southwestern Servia. is now threat
ened oy tae allied advance aad it is
reported that the Bulgarians are evac
uating the place, removing the Bulga
rian archives to Uskub.
Military observers, point to the pos
sibility In view of these developments,
that the main thrust of the allies army
from Salonika may be directed from
the Cerna valley, in which lie Fiorina
and Monastir towards Prilep The Ser
vians are adancing also east of the
London. Eng. Sept. 19. Manv lives
have been lost and enormous damage
has been caused near Gablonz. Bohemia,
by the bursting of a dam in the valley
at Weissendesse. according to a dis
patch to Renter's from Amsterdam.
quoting a telegram received there from
The villages of Ieszendorf. Tiefen
baca. Tannwald. Schumburg. Schwarow,
Grosshammer and Haratx are Inun
dated. Ten bodies of victims have been
recovered and identified.
Petrograd, Russia. Sept 19. Stub
born righting is in progress between
Russian and Austro-German troops in
the region of the river Narayuvka. in i
Galicia. says the official statement to
day. All the Teuton attacks, the state
ment adds, were repelled with heavy
BRITISH TANKS ARE OUR
OWN CATERPILLAR TRACTORS
Washington. D. C. Sept 19 M. M
Baker, vice president of the Holt Manu
facturing company, announced Mondaj
that the famous British "tanks" which
excited the wonder of th armt. An
the western front and did such good J
execution in last Friday's battle on the
Somme, were caterpillar tractors made '
at Peoria, Ill and intended originally
iu soive ojiuciui prooiems ot tanning.
Except for their armor and machine
guns, he said, the same engines are
now plowing, digging ditches and
jerking out stumps in the United
"We have sold 10 of these tractors
to the British government" said Mr.
GERMANY REDUCES PRICES
OF MEAT AND BREADSTUFFS
Berlin. Germany. Sept 19. (Bv wire
less to Sayville. L I ) Reduction last
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Chihuahua City Populace
Pours Stream of Firearms
Into Army's Hands.
Chief Of Staff To Formet
Gen. Manuel Chao Is
Caught and Executed.
f HIHCAHUA CITY. MEX., Sept 18.
tuelayed.) Gen. Jacinto B. Tre-
' vino has ordered the entire civilian
population of Chihuahua city to surren
der all firearms immediately on pain
of death. This has resulted in a stream
of firearms and other weapons of all
descriptions pouring into the hands of
the military. The general, who Is re
covering from his slight wound. Is de
termined to stamp out the snipers who
aided Villa in his attack Saturfiay.
Villa aad his men concentrated out
side Chihuahua eSty after the fight was
over aad headed for the Sierra de la
SiUa. He was last seea at Fabian.
Salazar to Command.
Ranchers who claim to have seen '
Villa since the battle quote him as say
ing he intends to relinquish command
temorpanly to Gen. Jose Yaez Salazar
until he recovers his health. This
would indicate Salazar joined Villa In
the battle and escaped with him. In
stead of being killed wnile fighting for
the government as reported Mqsday.)
Chao'x Chief of Staff Slain.
CoL Gallegos. chief of staff to the
former Villista commander. Manuel
Chao. who had just arrived from El
Paso, clearly to take part in the attack
of Villa, according to the view of Con
stitutionalist authorities, was found to
e carrying papers which resulted In
Miot Again :care People.-
A flurr of shots outside the city
Sunday caused a panic among the peo
ple thronging the Alameda. Gen. Tre
vino went out to investigate and found
a patrol had fired upon supposed VII
listas. There was no further develop
ment Guards we-e strengthened as a
precaution asainsf another attack.
nig riot nucio.ed.
The dead on the Villieta side exceed
15 including the prisoners executed.
Evidence is beln gathered pointing to
a wen organized plot, which failed be
cause of the lack of courage of Villa
partisans in the city at the critical mo
ment. BANDITS ATTACK TAMPIC0
TROOPS SEPT. 16, REPORT
Washington. D. C Sept 19 An at-
rVU,i 'r"rrn; troops in or near
Tampico by a force under a bandit
2f. 'ndePendenee day. was re
ported today in official dispatches.
U. S. AVI VTORS PLY OVER
1IEXICO: MAY BE PROTEST
nD?81aS" Arlz- Set 19 Lieuts.
Thomas Bowen and Carl Spates, army
aviators who came here by air from
Columbus, returned Mondav to their
station after making test flights over
Douglas for some time.
The airplane flew a mile or so over
Mexican territory before taking an
eastward course toward Columbus. It
was stated in Agua Prieta afterward
that a protest would be filed with the
American government ror alleged viola
tion of the territorial rights of Mexico.
Gl'AItns .VD SMI GGI.KRS
SKIK.M1MI "KVU PRESIDIO
Presidio. Texas. Sept 19 An at
tempt to smuggle cattle across the bor
der at Candelaria. Texas, without In
spection and proper entry was frus
trated by soldiers at that place.
Twenty-five head were brought across
before the attempt was discovered. The
guards then attempted to stop the
smugglers. A skirmish ensued In
which about 15 shots were exchanged.
No jne, so far as known, was hurt
The smugglers fled.
n The Long Run, Men and Nations Are Apt To Get What lhey Deserve