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VOL. 18, NO. 179.
jRebel Line Reported to Be
Heading with General Rod
, riguez and 2000 Men, for
State of Sinaloa, Mexico.
ACTION INDICATES A
CONTINUANCE OF WAR
Obregon in El Paso. Has Not
Crossed Line As Yet. Pres
ent Conditions in Mexico
Assure Early Return of
El PASO, Dec. 23. General Villa,
together with 2,000 troop under the
command of General Rodriguez, is
preparing to Invade northern Sinaloa.
It la reported Villa in preparing to
move southwest from the nuatillaa
Ranch In western Chihuahua, where.
It is reported le has been recently.
,ile will alHo pick up a small number
at troop under General Medina Vleta,
near Madera. It Is aald Rodriguez is
H vlng from Casa Grander toward i
Ample transportation facilities are
kbowa to b available. The informa-l,
tioj -f WwrillM the troop movements, ;
i.idVwfmfc a 'continuance of t.ie Villa'
W0jtoB, a 'received bi re through !
ni tt Villa handled by lineMieji
re patriot U)e wires between .Chihua-'
bua and Juarez. J
Two employes of the Hearst Ranch
- n--.;:. , I
wb qainermi, arnveu anu re-,
ported that four others, tw0 Ameri
cans, an Englishman and a Gentian,!
were prisoners by the order of Villa. ;
He said the ranch caluables were stol-
en and Madura xacked .
General Ocboa, with hi staff haa
retired to the United States. He said
he feared reprisals because of his im
prisonment at Juarez of Governor Fi
del AvUa and General Victorlano Avl-
It, before be accepted the terms of
me e i.cio government.
Viunit i-aiisMi, wl loiuitfr viiis. gen
eral, was placed temporarily In com
Wand at Juarez. General Obregon 1h
here. He is said to be awaiting the
arrival, which is expected tomorrow,
of a Carranza force before entering
Juarez. General Robles, a (rusted
friend of Obregon, is expected to take,
charge of Juarez tomorrow. Robles,
for amun time, haa assumed tn b in
adbarant of neither the Carranza nor:!
LONG LEGAL ARGUMENT,
NEW YORK. Dec. 23. The counsel
for the defense of the eleven former
New Haven directors charged with
criminal conspiracy, finished what is
said to be the longest argument for
tha btaUiry of
Ow dismissal of an Indictment In
tha history of local federal courts,
lie commenced Monday. The govern
ment's answer for the argument will
continue tomorrow. It is expected the
court will decide the motion Tuesday.
During; the four days of legal ora
tory ipeclal pleas for verdicts of ac
qaltul were made In behal fof the
eleven defendant, wit hthe exception
of William Rockefeller, who was a
BMsnber of the New Haven board be
fore the enactment of the Sherman
law and the only defendant charged
wHh participating in the entire con
troversy. Rockefeller counsel decided to reel
hla client's case Insofar as the Judge
haa power to determine it on the
gewentl Htotie to dismiss the Indict -
LONDON, Dec. 23. "As far aa com
Mree la concerned, Germany I a beat)
en aatlon and It Is for us to see it can
not recover," Walter Runciusan, presi
dent of the Hoard of Trade, told tha
House of Commons in reviewing the
tape taken by the Hoard for reorgan-
' itatlon ef the Itrttish Industries after
the war. He aald the board had taken
s Letts to see that German oil fields in
Kurope, which are of vital importance
10 (KliaiH, win De transferred to a
great oxteut to British control. He de
clared German trade with South Am'
eriso and tne East had received a se
rious blow It was the duty of Unf
Imb bulnes 'wn to have ""Nery ad
' MARIE DORO NOW IS
MRS. ELLIOTT DEXTER
Broadway rum jis that Marie Dero
star of the letritlmate stage and a
film actress, had been wedded were
confirmed a few days jeo when it
was announced that Miss Doro had
been eix months Mrs. Elliott Dexter,
her husband beinc an actor who de
serted the spoken stafe for the
UE TROUBLE IS
All A,-.. H R Cr.
dereu Uut or Lnmuariua ;
Port of Entry, liipollto the field against the Yaquls . He will'
Villa Facing Multiplicity of takG personal command of the expedl
t . lon. When subdued the Indians -will
lawsuits. bp pIace(1 on regervations similar to
, EL PASO, Dec. 23. The Americans
have been ordered out of Juarez. At
the same time General Pershlug told
iniat-Jnans in enmaln mi t )i a A vt ti w na t
nuiDiivnua tu icuiaut u tisw -wmu stasis i
u i r4 i
11IUV ID 17TUIbVt it w nui-
rez demanding money.
Lawsuits against Colonel Hlpollto
Villa, the former financial agent of the
Villa revolution at Juarez, have mul
tiplied. Villa, In custody of a sheriff,
is en route to El Paso from San An
tonio, where he fas arrester last night.
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sued to recover $35,000 allegelng tbati
1000 of his cattle were slaughtered
JuurM ftnd tne meat 801(1 !n the A.n,e
dean side and the proceeds turned to
Villa's fiscal agent.
The wife of American Consul Ed
wards at Juarez was tlje first to cross
following the order by military head
quarters. The United States borderjt robbed a stage, operating between
patrol was increased. Details of the a,lu wv".
cause of trouble at Juarei have nrjbox ald to conWn 00. He allowed
been learned. It is difficult to ostab- two stages to Vfiss and stopped tho
Dills of .ale were filed with the
oountv recorder showing that Hinotito
Villa, before his departure; on Wed-
nesday, sold his automobile for a dol-'
lar and a diamond ring and other Jew-1
ery for $10. Villa was arrested 'at I
San Antonio charged with defrxudliiRl
Victor Caruso out of $10,000 by means
of worthless checks.
FRANKFORT. Dec. S3. A Drugs tain
dispatch to the Frankfurter ZeltwiK
suys measure will soon be taken to
terminate the moratorium of Uelglum,
which haa existed since the outbreak
of the war.
TJie Ilelglan press Is reported as
favoring the actjon, but suggesting
that payments be made tn Install
ments. CLAIMS INDIANS MUTINIED.
BERLIN, Dec. M The Hamburger
Fredanblatt prints a Constantinople
dispatch saying the "revolutionary
movement In India has lately assum
ed large dimensions. Tho Drltlsh au
thorities have been unable to sup
press. Great bitterness prevails
among the native troops. Jtattallons
are deserting and Joining the insur
gents. Native troops, ordered to at
tack the Insurgents have attacked the
LONDON. Dee. S3Tbe Norwegian
eteamers Styr Snow and R&mfos wltb
general cargoes we. taken to Kirk-
1 WAGE 1R
i ON son
i YAQUI3 t
General Calles Concentrating
Practically, All of His'
Forces For a Determined
Campaign Against the In
dians. TROOPS FROM NACO
ARE SENT SOUTH
! Carranza San Francisco Con- i
sul Declares Indians, When
Subdued, Will Be Placed (
On Reservations As in the,
DOUGLAS, Dec. 23. General Calles
I the military governor of Sonora, began
the concentration' of troops at Quay
mas for a campaign against the Ya
who are on the warpath in the
Yaqui River Valley. All available
tvops tit Agua Prleta, Naco, and other
points In Sonora, were ordered to
Guaymas, it la said.
General Angela Plores Is' expect.!
to leave Agua Prleta wttji 260Q nier.
R. L. Slaughtiir, Sr., eJWson, ar
rived in an effort to trace Jnr's'on, R.
L. Slaughter, Jr., and J. P. Hall, super
intendent of his ranch, who left Moe
tezuma December 4 for Douglas.
Plans have been made for General
Flores to loave Agua Prlefa late to-'
day but the departure was postponed
to await the arrival of a permit from
the United States fovernnient to move, i
the equipment, w'ftunded and women'
camp followers through American ter
ritory to Nacoi
According to Ramon uenogri
San Francisco, Carranza consul gener-
i now here Cales wiu place cooo
those in the United States, lie said.
TREVINO PUSHES NORTHWARD.
1.AKKDO. Dec. 2S. Gen. Trevino's
continued nortliwarU upon order to
villa troops between Chihuahua,
. City and' Juarez, according to otflcial
advices to Carranza headquarters at
I Nuevo Laredo.
I General Trevino, in reporting hia
I entry to Chihuahua City, salfl he
' found much equipment peeded by
Carransa force. It Inrludrt 1000,
boxcars, locomotives, passenger c
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LONE ROBBER WORKS
UK1AH, Calif,. Dee. 23. A lone ban
third containing tne express dox .iMnh, Ait Angeles trike fund in 1910.
passengers were not molested. After Dy tne internatlen Association of
seouring the box be tired into the ain
ana toju tne unver to nurry on
' ADOPT RESERVE RULE
23. The Foil.
eral reserve board unanimously adopt
ed the resolution of Secretary McAUo0
making publls offlitals and membera
,v t .vrvlltlnal tiurtv MltmniltfAO InAllfff-
ble as officers or directors of the fed
eral reserve banks. , l
The resolution informs the membera
of banks In the reserve system that in
the opinion of the board ueh personal
henceforward shouldn't act as officials
or directors of reserve bank.- It la
understood the action was taken with
out extended discussion. Later It was
said not to be aimed, particularly, at
any candidate or officer or director
STILL ENJOYING TRIP.
HOT SPIHNGS, Va.. Dec. 28. The
presiaeni receivuu a cuiiiiiiuiuuiuuu issue,! to eacn applicant a sniuu umi
from Secretary of State Lansing, re-j0f bread and a pint of soup dally,
latlve to foreign affair. It la under- according to William Hamilton of the
stood the letters told of recent con-1 American Mercy and Relief commls
versations between Secretary Lansing .Ion, who arrived In New York on the
and Baron Zwledinek, the Austrian Rotterdam.
embassy charge, regarding the An- William Thaw, Norman Prince and
cona case. Details ale unobtainable. I Billot Cowden, American aviators,
LONDON. Dec 83 -According to a
Zurich correspondent of the Exchange
of the report that Adrian official clr
clea are gratified at -comnarative mod-
eratlon of the American Ancona note,
It Is unlikely that a reply will be gent
before the New ear if the situation
is regarded as less a ute
MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRE80
ARIZONA, FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 24, 1915
BRITISH WORK FEVERISHLY TO RETAIN SUPREMACY ON SEAS
it Admiral Jellicoe; the Queen Elizabeth; British dreadnought firing aft turret guns.
Great Britain has laid down or completed more vessels since the war began than the entire tonnage of the
-American navy. The battle cruisers, with slight deviations, are built on the lines of the Queen Elizabeth, which
ha been used In operations against the Dardanelles. In building up the British navy, Admiral Jellicoe Is virtual
IJerense ilav Pinish the Intro-
Hlirllnn nf Its Rviilonro Uv
t. mi si . .,
lale lOday. L-OntribUtlOn
to Strike Fund is in Evi-
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23. The de-
fense In the Schmidt case expects to'0
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f Oto.u O, . 11.11.,,,
Council, who was supoenaed as u wlt-i
neas for the state. The defence'
guaranteed the presence of Tveitnioe.
iuunsei ior acnmiut sam you can
lmve nlm arreBte,i anU brought here
i( necessaiy." The prosecution de-
,lre, to questlon TveUnio relative to
1 tll8 expenditure of $1000 douated to
Iiridge Construrtural Iron Workers. ;
Three of the defense's witnesses, t- i i j r .i. r . d
who were members of the labor union doubled Ueatil Kate in ftnn
committee In charge of the strike sylvania Metropolis Said to
benefit fund, testified ou this subject. !
They said it was expended legitimate
ly. A detail report of the committee.
on the disposition of the funds wa
j 0ffered in evidence.
The prosecution contends the Inter
national Association allowed Hie ap-
proprlatlons for the purpose of furth-j health commissioner to caution the
ering the dynamiting conspiracy, ofjpeopl8 t0 sacrlneee to avejd
wine. u.e ...... eP.u..u., . '"H
clared a part. TIiey( soudht to showi
$1000 was sent here as one. of
alleged dynamite appropria-
r POLAND DESTITUTE,
NEW YORK, Dec. S3. More than
four million of toe population of Po-
land are deatltute and entirely depen -
dent on soup kitchens where there igl
who liavo beon serving in the French
army alnce the war began, arrived on
; the steamer Rottordam on leave of
1 - I .U.l.. - ,
- ; They said about i Oto 70 per
nf the aviators, haratofore enlisted
were lost through death or wounds-1
1 As fast aa men dron out. however.'
1 many are anxious and willing to take
o o o o- o o
o o o o
NKW YORK. D. 23.Tfhoma o
Edison, at a meeting of the navy o
consulting beard, offered t.i fur- oi
uish at hisown expense pUns aud o
specifications for laboratory of o!
o physical research, to cost J 1.-100.- o
o 000 fdr ue in the development o
o of nayal iuventloita. o
o In a'tinonuclnit the purport of o;
o the- offer Vice Chairman Saund- oi
said he referred it to the oth- o1
member, of the board. They o
eived it with entbuslaam. Mem- o.
hr t tli bnSrd inanctl the o
, o submarine, K-t. recently equipped 0
' 0 wltl1 a" Kllx" battery Intended o
o to preclude tne possibility of sur- o
0 'O,atlon of the crew from chlor- o
,o o o
Be Due to Epidemic of Dis
ease. Many Cases in City.
PHILADELPHIA Dec. 21 The high
death rate In Pennsylvania from the
grippe epidemic caused the state
the disease." He sald.'.-ICeep out of.
crowded plapea. A person,' having the
grippe, may transmit It to a carload
of paaaongers." A majority of the
650 deathB in Philadelphia In live first
half of the week were due, directly
and Indirectly to grippe.
Tills Is more than double the oral
Jnarv death rate. It is estimated 16.-
m nhitaaAlptila are suffering from
grippe, which is particularly fatal to
the very old and very young.
Public school attendance Is greatly
reduced. Several sections of schools
and colleges were forced to close,
Factories, 'stores and other business
houses are affected. In many lnstao-
ft,ia thn nnmhar nf amnlnvna nhllrrml t
!to ren)aIn at howa vaa M Kreat aJ
to seriously curtail operation)!. Hun-
l" "' '"""W "f""""""
nt.lf"&' lf T??ln.
Tn Phi'Wolphia Rapid Transit
company reports 100 employes sick.
Camden. New JerBey, leports at leant
1 1000 rases there
Agricultural Implements, Can-
J Hoods Boots and
Si vet ! j l n
onocs anccicu uv ucuioiuii
i WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 Railroads
! the Missouri rivers and the Rocky
. Mountains were granted Increases in
, freight rates by the Interstate Com-
merce Commission on many commo-
' dltles Including agricultural Imple-
ments. canned goods, lioots and shoes.
There Is no estimate of the.addltlonal
revenue tne roaus win uenve irun't fo. ,
the advances, contained in the com- '
DETAILS OF CONFLICT
into the hundreds of thousands an-, . . i,,,-;
erou. lncreaae. sought were denied. Al AIUS f A (U?nlC!, '.roB,
Althougli there are still pending be- Athens .. delayed In transmission, gtvw
fore the eemmlsslon proposed in- the official account of the xeceut flClla
treaaea in a few other commodities. 'g between the Bulgariana and tho,
the general. campaign of the western Greeks at Korltxa.
roads to obtain a. higher rate on more "The official account," declared thej
important commodities, Is virtually at correspondent, "says the Bohcar de
an end. , tachmeut advanced unexpectedly ua
Both cas.a were decided today. The der the pretext of pursuing a smaji
one still pending related to the so-Serbian force. The Greek detachment
called western advance rate case. The ; guarding the frontier. Interfered and
first, and most Important part of tblsafter n engagement of- three bottiH
ease was decided week, ago, some of the Hulgars, who lost heavily, retreat
the . increase,, being allowed, other' , the Greek government made re.
refuaed. a petition for Its reopening resentations to Bulgaria and Qernnwy
was receply denied. , alld received assurances the ltulga1-
... . lt. 'an officer, responsible for the Incident
CALIFORNIA SHIPPERS SUE. I d punlihed ..
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 23. Four
teen suita by. California siilpiiera
ngHinst tlie railroads to recover
trafflce. estimated at more than a
million dollar will bev given prompt! Houa of Commons, before tk
hearing before tha State Railroad - Xmas recess, denied the rumor, of a
commission, It was announced, follow- cabinet crisis among the AlUea, accord
Ing the announcement of tke inter- lng to the press of Oermaay. Soglaail
state Commerce conunlssjon's decla-iohortly will issue a "white lie liar" oC
ion that the abolition of such chances the principles on which the blocked d
should date from August 12, 1914. of Germany i. based.
TO INCREASE TERRITORY.
PIIOICNIX, Dec. 33. Arlsona com -
merclal bodies hare started a move
ment to extend the United States
I boundary west along the thirty-first
1 parallel from the 111 meridian so as
to take In parts of the Gulf of Cantor
nla and Ijwer California.
URGES ENGLISH LIENIENCY
WASHINGTON Dec. 28. The State
department at the inatanee at the
American Red Cross has made repre-!
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, floe, weklpg the withdrawal or modi
' ficatlon of the new order by England
suspending issuance of permits for ,
I shipment of hospital supplies from the,
United States ta Germany, Aumrta,
tirkey and BulgHrm
and Arizona Fair.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Teutons Claim Retaking of".
lerkopf Summit with 1500
Prisoners; Matter in Doubt.
i GREEK PUBLIC FEARS
Greek Newspapers Bitterly
Attack Government and
May be Muzzled; Elaborate
1 Defensive Preparation On
LONDON. Dec The Germans
claim to have retnk i Hartroanns
Weilerkopf summit with 1500 prison
era. Clashes have occurred in'Oallcia.
with minor MirceKsee on botli aid),
The Russians in Persia are gtrttax
twenty-five miles from Tenerai. Tk4
'Greek public is uneasy over the ponf.
jbillty of early extension of Germanic
'operations Into Greek territory. Atif
I Athens dispatch, says that German r
jportH have Informed Greece that Ho
hopes lo teach SalonlKl Jan'. 15, at iKe
i tame Mir.e inomising to avAcuaio
4Qtok territory as soon at tfc tgiU to,
I The , Greek domestic situation l re-
portedto be so nttno tUat as m ',
parliatnent meets it will tlectare war-
inl law In order to muule opposition
of the press which Is merilesslf at
tacking the government. Grwric cor
respondents in Paris now declare that
at Athens it is decided that Austria
shall take initiative in all Balkan!
The report also is published In Paris
tha the Austrians are actually march
ing 0n Saloniki. The British Sahinikt
correspondents scoff at reports of an
rly Germanle offensive, declaring:
,helr conv,ctlon tnat tntl lu,,1
' ,u nM for !i0me ,lme- Tbe Reute
corrcsiiondent ways military men o
ilievc the Teutons and Bulgarians will
establish a screen paral.el with tllrt
Greek border, establishing! strong po.
sitions in Macedonia denies to a Wait
the offensive by the Allies'. (leotfTR
dispatches speak convincingly of fWa
paratlons,alonB the Sues- Canal for d
feBMve punMjses. The HrHtah preaa
ilaAltit-Afli that rlAfMnuivu xirauitm
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DENIES CRISIS RUMORS
LONDON, Dec. 23. Lord Robert Co
ell, addressing the closing session M
AIRCRAFT OVER GREECE
j PARIS, Dec. 23. An Austria- aenH
; plane, dying yesterday to within a lit
tie more than three miles of Saloniki.
dropped bombs near the village, act
cording to a Havac Agency reper
from Saloniki. Another unconflrnietl
repott from the aaiue source said m
Zeppelin was seen Hying over nortki
em Greek territory. '
TROOPS IN EGYPT
HHItl.lN, Dec. 2S. Great BrltU
- , nM m nt In HJgypt, 300,
i whom are Rwardiac the Suea dual,
coori,B 10 writer of a Utter sent
from Kgypt on De ember 19 and print,
ed here It said 70.000 troops arrived
at the i-anal last week