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THE WASHINGTON TIMES. THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 1916.
OF Funeral Train Met By Silent " Crowd of Relatives and Friends of Death EL. PABQ. Pan. 13. Carrying Its death cargo in eighteen black Mexican cask ets, the train with the eighteen victims of tho Santa Taabel massacre arrived here today. nilent crowd of several hundred friends and relatives gathered at the old Banta Fe station to meet the train, sorrowfully watched the caskets trans ferred to automobile trucks, plied two and three high, covered with a tarpaulin and taken to tho morgue. With the nrrlvnl of the victims' bodies indignation here Increased. A sreat mooting of protest against the Administration's "watchful waiting" policy and to demand immediate in tervention was being arranged. Thousands plan to attend the funerals of the murdered men. who lived here. Gruesome Story Told. A gruesome atory of the massacre wan told by Mexican witnesses of the massacre to member of tho party who accompanied the bodies to the border. American friends of the mining men risked their lives when they boldly rodo into the view of the murderers and recovered the dead bodles.v The bandits atill lurkod in the vicinity as the half d.zen Americans, armed to the teeth, picked up Uie blood-cover-od nude bodlen mid pluced them on the rescue train. Soft-nosed bullets had been used, making ragged holes in the heads of the wounded Americans whort tho bandits gave them the "morcy shot." The skull of three men had oecn shot away. JCach body had from two to live holos, the blood aoaklns the dirt and cinders along tho tallroad track. Didn't Pursue Vlllistns. The Americans In the rescue ratty were escorted by a small detachment cf Carranza troops, who Insisted on stop ping the train every few mlnutoj and rcconnoltcring for bandits. When tho scene of tho massacre was roashej, uounted Vlllls'-as were not noro Ihun ' half a mile away. The Carranutas on thi train, not bolng mounted, made no nttempt to pursue the tuspected mur derers. Ab soon as the bodies wsro loaded into a box car the train hacked Into Cnihuahua, where the ent.ro populace ir.et them. When the trrln pulled nt3 Juarex. across the border from El Pa), It was mot by a committee of El Paso officials nrt citizens, and by Gen. Oabriel Gn vlra. Carranza commander. A trjop it Mexican cavalry dipped their Hags In balute. Jose Maria Sanchez, Mexican miner employed by the murdered Americans, was an eye-witness of the massacre, and returned here with the train. "We were In two coaches." said San chez, "one occupied by the Americans and the other by twenty of us Mexican employes. "No sooner had the train been brought to a standstill by the wreck the bandits caused ahead than they began to board the coaches. .They swarmed into our car, poked MauseYs into our sides, and told us to throw up our hands or they would kill us. Pockets Rifled By Bandits. "They rifled our pockets, took our blankets and baggage, and even our lunches." ''Then Col. Pablo Lopez, In charge of the looting In our car said: 'If you want to see some fun watch us kill '"too snngoes. uome on Doys h shouted to his hearers. "They ran from our coach crying, Viva Villa and death to the grlngoes.1 I heard a volley of rifle shots and looked out of the window. "Manager Watson was running to ward the Santa Tsabel river, a short distance away. Four other Americans were running in other directions, the Vllllstas shooting at them. Some of the soldiers dropped to their knees for better aim. Watson fell after run ning about 100 yards. lie got up limping, but went on a short dis tance further, when he threw up his arms and fell forvard, his body roll ing down the bank into the river. "Of two others running for the river, one fell midway. 1 learned lat er this was Romero. Four bullets penetrated his body. Tho other man was hit twice nd killed. A young fellow later Identified as McHatton got forty yards from the train when he was shot. Crowded Into Coach. "While this was going on other Vllllstas crowded Into the Americans coach. I could not see what hap pened In there, as a frightful panic broke out In our car. Later I learned that the Americana were unarmed. "Pearce was shot as he sat In the coach 1 suw Wallaue'a body on the Bround at the car step. He had been phot through the back. Another body was on top of Wallace's. "The other Americans were herded to the ride of the coach and lined up. Colonel Lopez sel-sctad two of his soldiers as executioners and this nearly precipitated a fight among the bandits over who should havo the privilege of shooting the Americans, Sovoral of tht) Americans in line hud boon wounded when the Vllllstas hot Into tho coach. "The two executioners used Mauser rifles. One would shoot his victim and then the other soldier vouid take , the next In line. "A'lthln a few moments the execu tioners had gone completely down the line. The Americans lay on the pound, some gasping- and writhing in the sand and cinders, The suffering of the Americana Msemed to drive the bandits Into a frenzy. 'Viva Villa,' they cried, and 'Death to the grlngoes.' "Tire de Gracia" Given. "Colonel Lopez ordered the 'tiro de pracla' given to'thos who were still alive, and the soldiers placed the ends THE WEATHER REPORT. The forecast for the District of Co-lumblar-Raln tonight probably turning to snow, followed by generally fair weather Friday; much colder, with a cold wave. Fresh to strong west to northwest winds. Mryland-Bnow In north and snow or rain In south portion tonight, followed by generally fair weather Friday with , a cold wave. Strong northwest winds. Virginia Rain or snow tonight fol lowed by generally fair weather Friday; much colder with a cold wave. Strong northwest winds. TEMPBRATURE8. U. 8. BUREAU. AFFLECK'S. 8 a. m 42 j S a. m 45 10 a. m 47 11 a. m 48 I 12 noon 49 1 p. m 13 8 a. m GO 9 a, m 51 10 a, m 52 It a, m 2 13 noon 61 1 p. m St TIDE TABLE High tide at 2:25 a. m. and 2:55 p. m. Low tide at 8:58 n. ro. and 9:12 p. m. 4La AT1LI BUN TAHLE. Bun rose at 7:15 i Sun sets at 5:03 Light automobile lamps at E:37 p. m. BODIES mhr KMB in a PASO Details of Massacre Given By Revenue Man First Complete Official Details of Murders in Mexico Made Public By State Department Nineteen Americans Dead. Secretary of State Lansing today gavo out a telegram received from Collector of Customs Cobb at El Paso, giving the first complete official, details thus far received by tho department of tho (Chihuahua massacre. The telegram follows: ".Train with bodies reached El Paso without mishap at 2;1G this morning. Bodies were recovered at kilometer 68, January 11, 7 p. m., and reached Chihuahua on tho 12th, at about 3 a. m where they were placed In coffins that had been prepared In Chihuahua by their friends. Train bearing bodies left Chihuahua for El Paso at about 3 p. m. Train from Chihuahua to El Paso guordd by from twenty to twenty-flvo Mexican soldiers and by one American, armed by permis sion of Mexican authorities. Bandits Still There. "Rescue party from Chihuahua reached vicinity of massacre about 4 p. m., but returned to Santa Isabel Qocnuso onnuus were nun present near kilometer CS. Equipped with soldiers, having a machine gun picked up at Santa Isabel, train proceeded to scene of. massacre and reach od there Just before 7 p. ni. "Uodlos were found stripped, robbed, and mutilated by shots apparently of their rifles at their vitlcms' heads and ttred, putting tho wounded out of misery. "All bodies were completely stripped of clothing and thoes. Fourteen were piled together In a small draw about a yard from tho truck. They were fcmcaied with blood. After picking up the bodies our train returned to Chihuahua City." Twelve more Americans, including two women, aro reported today to have been murdered by Mexican bandits. Madera, Chihuahua, was tho scene of this latcut massacre, according to unconfirmed ad vices received here from Chihuahua City. With the seventeen American mining men shot and killed by a large Vlllista force near Santa Vsabel on Monday, and other reported murders of Ameri cans and foreigners, General Villa's order to "kill the grlngoes" has already cost over thlrtv lives within a week, re ports here declare. Roy Kramer, young American ranch er, was esecutcd by a Vlllista linns squad at Guerrero liUla, coiiPrmiU Chihuahua City advices say today. With the tamper of 1M Puso's citizens rising to tho fighting point, authority on both sidPH of the border arq taking precaution to avoid a clash between Americans and Mexicans. El Paso Is at fever heat today. A mob of enraged mining men sour.it to llnd Gen. Yncx Salazar, former Mexi can army leader, who was staying at an El Paso hotel, but who evidently was smuggled out of the cltv, iJolleo and deputies surrounded the notel early today to tlRht off the moo In event of on attack cm the hotel. Hundreds of Americans In Chihuahua state aro preparing to flee to T?x,i8 Gen. Pablo Lovez, n Yanul chle'raln. believed to have been the lendpr of the bandits In Monday's massacre ban mnao seveial raids Mnc. it is rcorteu and has sn far been unmolested. Ho has at least 30). In his band. Americans' Patience Exhausted By Mexican Outrages, Says Slayden Indignation over the American mas sacres In Mexico resulted In an out burst in the House today. The temper of the House regarding the massacre was shown In liberal ap plause given Congressman Slayden of Toxas, particularly when he declared pnly punishment of the murderers would satisfy the American people. Slayden, in a tlery speech, declared patience on tho border was exhausted, and that papular uprisings were threat ened. "T have been silent even when I thought serious mistakes were being made, leaving the wnole matter in uie hands of the President and the Secre tary of State." said Slayden. "Americans have been murdered sing ly and In squads. They have been shot on their own territory. They have mysteriously disappeared. Mexicans have even Invaded our territory under military command, killing Americans and stealing their property. "The people of the border have been patient under an unparalleled aeries of outrages. They do not want war with Mexico, but they do want security for .their lives and property. Their patience is near exhaustion. Their anger Is great and growing. I deplore any rash action on their part, but he must be blind who cannot see the danger. "Horror piled on horror, crime trepd ing on the heel of crime, have exhaust ed tho patience of the people of the border States and they will he satis fled wltTT nothing short of the capture nnd execution of tho murderers ot tho sixteen who were the latest victims of anarchy which han gone on for five ytajs. "The rising anger of American on the border In dangerous and cannot bo trifled with." Sunk by Submarine. LE1TH. Scotland. Jan. 13. The'steam er Traqualr has been sunk by a subma rine. Iter crew was saved. Shipping registers list no ship of the fthcvp name. For All Sufferers Sample Pack tt of the V a m o u Pyramid HHo Treat meat Now Offered Free to Prove What It Will Do (or Yon. Pyramid Pile T reatmeut gives quick re lief, stops itch- 1 - n hlAArllMii- or protruding piles, hemorrhoids and all rectal troubles. In the privacy of your own home. 5Uo a box at all druggists. 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Haso, of Rolla, and Kanaos City. Mo,: R. II. Simmons, whoso mother lives at Danville, Iowa; Charles II. Prlngle, San Francisco; W. D. Pearce, Buckingham Road. Los Angeles; W. M. 2. Wallace, Tombstone, Ariz., and El Paso; Charles WedlolBh, BUbee, Ariz.; A. H. Couch, Ozona, Texas: J. P. Coy, I,ci Angeles and Alox Fall, Douglas, ArU. Cobb's telegram officially places tho number of Americans dead at nineteen. Previous dispatches Indicated that somo of tho murdered men were forelgnero. Grave Fears Are Felt I For 800 Americans Officials are convinced that the inurdcr of young Kramer is part of a general plan of organized outlawry in the Chihuahua mountains, and gravest fear's are expressed for the safety of the 800 Americans known to be in the state. .Officials also are convinced Villa himself is the guiding spirit in the plot. Villa has been seen in the vi cinity of Chihuahua City re cently, but his present whereabouts are unknown. Thirteen Former Villa Officers Arrested Following Discov ery of Lynch Plot. EL PASO. Jan. 13. To guard arainst violence on leading Mexicans, Gen Manuel Banda and twelve other ,irom Inent former Vlllista officers were thrown Into Jail htro today on -srnncy charges. Gen. Manuel Medlnalta, formerly chief of staff to Villa, was Jailed on a murder charge In connection with the execution of Pftcr Kecne, nn American rancher, at Rublo, Chihuahua, re cently, i Tho arrests followed the discovery of a plot by angry Americana to lynch Gen. Jos-. Ynez Saluxar. tus'ected of or dering Tom Fountain, an American mining man, before n Mexican firing squad at Parral In 1?12. The twenty Ameiicans who called at Falazar's hotel were also believed to bo bent on ether lyneh'iifs to avenge the massacre of Santa Mabel. The police learned of their plan and spirited Salazar ava In an automo bile. Man About to Wed Is Found Dead in Shaft NEW YORK, Jan. 13.-IIyman Mar cus, aged twenty-four, was found dead nt the bottom of an alrshaft. He was employed as an operator by a tirm on the soventh floor. Marcus was to have been married next week to Miss Beckle Kaplln, aged twenty-two. The police were unable to determine whether ho committed suicide or was accidentally killed. REMOVES SKIN TROUBLES ! After a long and careful studv of skin and scaln disorders we have Anally per fected in our TAYLOR'S ECZEMA SOLVENT a most effective treatment. Unsolicited testimonials are constantly being received stating the beneficial re sults It has nroduced on these sufferers of Eczema, Barber a Itch, Ivy Poisoning, Nettlo Rash. Prickly Heat. Hives. Insect Bites. Tetter. Ringworm. Chilblains, Chapped Skins. Pimples, Blackheads. 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MEXICANS JAILED TO BE SAFE FROM MOB MM TROOPS WUE1HBBB Force of 500 Men Sent Out With Orders to Show No Mercy to Bandits. CHIHUAHUA, Mexico, Jan. W.-Gen. Jacinto II. Trcvlno, commandcr-ln-chlef of tho Carranza troops here, has sent BOO mon In pursuit of tho bandits who massacred sixteen Amcrtoana thirty-five miles from Chihuahua. They wore or dered to show no mercy to tho mur derers. The troop train loft hero at 7 o'clock yesterday morning for tho scene of the massacre, well-provisioned. A second train la carrying horses. Trovlno has ordered tho pursuit continued until every member of the bandit gang la captured or shot. Reports to tho military authorities here say that tho Villa general, Lopez, commanded tho murderers. Word has reached hero that Bert Kramer, youngest son of David Kramer, a rancher of tho Guerroro district, has been killed by bandits on his fathers ranch. Grave fears aro entertained for tho safety of tho father. Roy Kramer, another son, and Mrs. Kramer and hor olaven-year-old daughter, who were known to be on the ranch. The ban dits who wyiod young Kramer are said to havo been led by Gen. Jose Rod riguez, another Villa commander. The Americans shot down In cold blood by Vlllista troops were en route to the Custhulrlachlc region to rebuild tho mining camp there, one of the richest In the world. The camp had been closed since Presi dent Wilson Instructed all Americans to withdraw from territory occupied by Villa. It was sacked and entirely de stroyed by Villa and his men during Christmas week when Villa was with drawing to tho mountains after evacua ting Chihuahua. When the Carranzlstas occupied Chi huahua, the Cuslhulrlochlc company, an well as several others, decided to begin operations again. Watwin and the other Americans left L Hurry, Mother! Remove poisons from little stomach, liver, bowels. Give "California Syrup of Figs" if cross, bilious or feverish. 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