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TEXAS ARM TO INVADE MEXICO
TROOPS ORDERED OUT Carrizzo Springs, Tex., March 21. Charles Ballard, the young Texan kidnaped by a gang of Mexican fed erals, has reached here bruised and in a critical condition from the tor ture he was sub jected to" byjthe Mex icans. Citizens here are arming them selves and threaten today to clean out the entire Mexican population in this vicinity, unless adequate protec tion immediately is given. It is rumored that a filibustering expedition is being organized, but actions are being- kept secret. Citi zens are demanding that Governor Colquitt make immediate demand for the arrest of Ballard's captors. Washington, March 21. A rumor reached the war department today that a movement was on foot at Lor edo for Texans to cross the border into Nuevo Laredo, Mex., and recover horses and other property stolen from the assassinated Vergara. Secretary of War Garrison at once telegraphed General Bliss to prevent such a raid. The report was to the effect that Texas rangers and friends of Vergara planned the expedition. o o MAYER SAYS VOGEL IS ILL 'Frank E. Vogel, indicted with Hen ry Siegel in connection with the fail ure of the Siegel Stores Company and the Siegel bank, and declared in contempt of court at New York yes terday for failing to appear before a United States commissioner, is ill here and will not be able to leave for New York until early next week, according to Attorney Levy Mayer. "Mr. Vogel spent ten months re cently in a New York hospital and submitted to three or four major sur gical operations," said Mayer. "The wounds have not entirely healed and he is at the home of a friend here. A telegram explaining his illness was sent to New York, but evidently ar rived too late,' THE FARMER By Jim Manee. "Back on the soil," that's where he is, A plantin' oats and corn. He's plowin' in the county fields From early in the morn'. He milks his cows and then allows A little time to eat. The farmer is the man to whom A nickel show's a treat. P. S. "Looks like a so'eastern is a comin' up, Mirandy.' O (f DRAG LAKE FOR WOMAN One hundred volunteers, working under the direction of Chief of Po lice Tyrell of Waukegan, today drag ged the ice-clogged Waukegan har bor in the belief that Mrs. John Hemmen, wife of. a photographer, . strangely missing since last Tuesday, may have been a lake victim. o o ' WHAT HE CAN DO "Professor, I know my son is rather slow, but in the two years that you have had charge of his education he must have developed a tendency in some direction or other. What oc cupation do you suggest as a possible outlet for his energies, such as they are?" "Well, sir, I think he is admirably fitted for taking moving pictures of a glacier." TODAY'S HEALTHOGRAM ' Deep breathing for a short while drives the blood out of the lungs and into the circulation. It is an excellent means of overcoming drowsiness and remedying cold feet. weatherIfcSrecast Unsettled weather tonight and Sunday with probably light snow; colder; lowest temperature" tonight about 22 degrees; winds shifting to northerly toniecht and increasing. Temperature Friday Highest, 32; lowest, 28.