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that Brigadier-General Pershing- and
his brigade from San. Francisco have
been ordered to Texas border.
Vera Cruz. Total number of dead,
11. 55 marines and bluejackets have
been wounded. -.
Two Mexican warships, attempting
to enter harbor, bringing a"rmed
forces, turned away by American fleet
after shots from one-pounders had
been fired across their bows.
Becoming excited when he saw
man approaching while on sentry
duty ,a bluejacket shot and killed one
of Tiis fellow countrymen. Names not
Troops of Gen. Maas, former mili
tary governor of Vera Cruz, still re
ported 15 miles outside city.
Vera Cruz, Aprfl 24. Aeroplanes
on scout duty possibility.
Great quantity of ammunition
found in parochial church from which
there has been continual sniping.
Refugee ship Esperanza left for
Galveston crowded with Americans,
who have fled from Mexico City and
other interior cities, leaving every
thing behind them.
American shops looted in the capi
tal and Americans have appeared on
streets at their peril. All hissed, ston
ed and insulted.
Owing to climatic conditions bodies
of Mexicans being removed quickly
and burned on outskirts of city.
Salem, Ore. Gov. West says he
will go to front as memher of a cav
alry regiment, if Oregon troops are
Nogales, Ariz. Citizens arming
themselves for defense in event of
trouble with Mexican population.
Guards posted along water mains and
canals. Mexican population about 5,
000. American population about half
Douglas, Ariz. British Ambassa
dor Spring-Rice instructed British
vice consul Paxton to order all British
subjects in Northern Sonora to leave
Galveston, Tex. -18,000 pounds of
drugs and medicines ordered sent to
Vera Cruz with first transport, where
medical deepot is to be establishes
Captain Shields of Fifth placed in '
command of supply.
San Antonio, Tex. During at
tempt to arrest Mexican pickpocket,
body of Mexicans attacked police offi
cer. o o '
FIRST U. S. OFFICER KILLED
Coxswain John F. SchumacHerr
aged 25, battleship Florida, who livedtr
with his mother in Suydam street
Brooklyn, N. Y., killed in attack on(.
Vera Cruz. ',,
Wichita, Kan. Carrying in hSt,
pocket warrant for-his ownarres.
charged with collecting inoney due
Olson Bros, Lyceum Bureau and
keeping it, Rev. J. "E. Singer arrived
here from Cleveland and surrendered"
himself. City marshal who went tc
arrest preacher stopped at "St. Louis'
or visit with sister and sent preacher
on alone. ' u,t
Bisbee, Ariz. Scores-homeless fol-f
lowing fire which destroyed "John-
son's additioji5' at midnight. Lxjss
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