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BRING RESULTS Entire Rebel and Federal Forces Engage in Fight latter of Conjecture Nen a- Douglas, Ariz., April 17.—The long expected attack of tre Mexi can federal troops on Agua Prieta opened in deadly earnest at 6:30 a. no. today. Firing was fast and furious on both sides. The hail of bullets from the federal'mach ine gune fell far within the con fines the city of Douglas, the ederals began by massing them selves to the southeast of the town and moved slowly within rifle range of the rebel position. Insurrectos facing in the direc tion lay low in trenches or flat on the ground. ederal fire raked over them and into both Agua Prieta and Douglas. (By Associated Press.) Douglas, Ariz.. April 17.—Many resi dents of Douglas remained within dorrs, some attempted to gain a vant age point to view the field of battle and many rushed to internatonal lines to get a view of the fighting* They were here exposed to the most immin ent danger. American cavalry com posed of four troops company "G" and one of Douglas militia were rush ed to protect the international line. At 9:30 it was evident that the rebels repulsed the federal attack. Thirty minutes after the battle open ed the rebels were seen to abandon treir position and fall back to the breast works towards Agua Prieta. The federal advance was slow and in open order with almost continuous fir ing. Many had fallen on both sides. Suddenly, for some unexplained rea son, the federal machine gune were silenced. Rebel fire was kept up with out intermission. It was apparent that the rebel shapsshooters were con centrating their fire on the machine gun operators and were slowly pick ing them off. Time and again the guns appeared to be unmanned. At 7:45 o'clock, an hour and a quarter after tre battle opened, the machine guns were again in acton and were raking the rebel position on two sides. Red Cross Volunteers crossed the border and went upon the field at this hour. Every surgeon in Douglas and many in Bisbee were being 1rought to the line to attend wounded. Women and girls expres their willingness to act as nurses. It was certain that the list of killed and wounded would be very heavy. (Continued on page 8.) FHE ES NOT S tmwmm (By Associated Press.) Toledo, Ohio., April 17.—The Blade was printed as usual today in spite of tre* fact that the building is almost wrecked from the big fire which raged within it Saturday and thousands of tons of water which flooded it from roof to cellar. First edition of the paper was on the street at the usual time this morning. All work of get ting out the Blade is being done with in the wrecked building with the ex ception trat the stereotyping machin ery and presses of the Toledo Times are being employed. RELIGIOUS FANATIC MURDERS OFFICER ,~ (Ay Associated freii.) Manila, P. .1., April 17.—Lieut. Wal ter H. Rodney* 01 the Second United States Cavalry, stationed in Aggur Baracks in tine department of Min ando, was iaurdered today by Moro JuramenMMo, crazed with religious passion, who ran amuck thirsting for the blood of a Christian. The assasin belongs to the MeJham ed section of Janramintine members Of which have taken an inviolable oath to shed tre blood of hated Christians. They know no fear, believing that per formance o. what they consider relig ious duty if resulting in their own death are rewarded wi^h eternal bliss. Those who sad him He'd in terror. He encountered Rodney seemingly by chance and struck him down before officers could defend him. Lieut. Rod ney wa* a native of California and thirty-two years of age. FIERCEBATTLESTARTED NEAR DOUGLAS, ARIZONA ATANEARLYHOURTODAYRebels REVOLUTIONISTS MAKEMOVEFOR A PEACE PACT Federal Government Nay Be come More Revolutionist Forces Oot Dumter tie federals (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 17—Details of an important movement by Mexican rev olutionists designed to draw from the Mexican government some definite ex pression with regard to the establish ment of official peace negotiations be came known here today. It was learned that by concentrat ing almost the entire insurgent army in the state of Chihuahua under Gen eral Francisco I. Madero Jr., in the vicinity of Juares Mexico, operations similar to those witnessed at Agua Prieta last week and which will fur ther involve the federal government concerning the American border, were incontemplation. Insurgents in the field have declared that the delay in the movement brought about by Dr. Vasquez Gome3, may be fatal and are urging immedi ate action. Rebel leaders likewise are 3aid to have deferred their attack on Juarez to learn the outcome of his negotiations. Insurgents have made representa tions to the federal government that they have a force of nearly 3,000 men, outnumbering the fedrals gar rison at Juarez and that the only al ternative for General Navarro and his troop is .o evacuatev the city. It is not-believed here that the Mexican government win give General Navar ro any instructions to abandon his well fortified position in Juarez. I DECISIONS HANDED DOWN Washington, D. C, April 17.—Anoth er decision day pased today without supreme court of the United States announcing its decision in either the Standard Oil or Tobacco corporation cases arising under the Sherman anti trust law. No decision is now ex pected until next Monday at least. MARMARTH PHYSICIAN IN SERIOUS ACCIDENT As Dr. Bordwell was returning from a country call at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vroman northeast of Marmarth he attempted to pull the robe up over him more securely, and in doing so let go of one of the lines which he supposed was buckled on to the other resulting in the line falling over the dash. As' he attempted to regain the lost rein the team started to run, which made things look serious. "Doc." says he attempted to steer them on to a flat piece of land when they headed directly for a deep ditch, thinking it safer to jump than to go into the ditch with a floundering team he attempted to do so, only to catch a foot in the rQhe resulting in a verv disastrous fall. He was knocked senseless and evi dently lay on the ground for some time before "coming to:" When he* regained consciousness, he discovered that he was paralyzed from his waist down. He managed to crawl back to the road where he became exhausted. About an hour and a half after the ac cident, Otto Vroman, who works in the round house nights, discovered and took the Doctor back to the Vro man home. Dr. Rodda was called and rendered all the aid possible and yesterday morning Dr. Bordwell was brought in to town. He has been in full use of his mentalities since the accident, and spent the entire day yesterday attend ing to his busines matters, making use of every moment in arranging things in the best possible manner. He rested fairly well last night and this morning he started for his old home in Stillwater, Minn., where he hopesL in time, to recover from the accident. THJETY-FIEST TEAB BISMARCK, NORTH DAKOTA, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 17, 1911. Chihuahua, Mexico, April 10—Forty or more insurrectos were killed and over 100 were wounded in a battle fought between Sauz and Santa Clara Canyon, about 50 miles north of here, according to federal couriers who ar rived here today. The couriers brought orders to have the hospital cots ready for the federal wounded. The feder als report five killed, but later devel opments may change the figures. A number of women and children are be lieved to be among the killed. Coming across from Cases Grandes on their way to Chihuahua with pris oners under Gen. Luis Valdez, the fed erals, followed ly about 100 refugees were attacked. Five hundred insurrectos under Gen erals Orozco and Villa had been in structed by Francisco Madero to head off this Cases Grandes contingent and if possible capture and release the pris oners. The fight occurred on a haci endo as the prisoners, shackled togeth er by ropes, and the women and child ren refugees, weary from the long tramp, were scattered in a long brok en line. The federals immediately responded with heavy firing and placed MASS. CAPITOL IS I'.oston, Mass., April 1".—Five on the ground floor of the state house threatened the building early today. The blase which started in a restaur ant was soon unde.- control by the firemen. The principal damage, which will be heavy, was caused by smoke and water. ENTIRE FAMILY IN AUTO SPILL London, April 17.—Harry Gordon Selfridge. London merchant formerly of Chicago, his mother, wife and eld est daughter were all painfully injured in an automobile accident near Am bleside Westmorelan county* yester day. All are expected to recover. New York, April 17-^1 the opening service of the magft¢ Cathedral of St. John the Divine April 19, twen ty-six bishop* from various parts of the world and more than 400 other Episcopal clergymen and many prom inent laymen will make up the most distinguished assembly ever gathered in an Episcopal church in America. Among the persons of note who are expected to be present are Mrs. Wm. H. Taft and Governor and Mrs. John A. Dix of New York. The new St. John's choir will give'a special pro gram. The great organ, built at a cost of (60,000 will be heard for the first time. This is said to be the fin est pipe organ in the United States. The cathedral, which crowns an em inence known locally as the Acropolis, is still uncompleted, and construction ptemarrii Pnilij ©rilmne. 100 KILLEDINFIGHT and Federals Engage ina Pitched Battle and Many Fatalities Result tiie prisoners and non-combatants un der protection. The fighting continued for several hours and resulted in sending north from here of Gen. Rabago with 5»MI re inforcements. The extent of the light became known when riderless horses arrived here with evidences of having left the front in a stampede. So far as known none of the prisoners, among whom are believed to be many Americans, were wounded and none escaped, al though these statements are based on unofficial reports. Great hope for peace is entertained here because of the prospect of the ar rival of Francisco Madero Si\. father of the insurrecto leader. Fully aware of his son's determination not to end the war unless he achieved that for ,which the insurrection was started—a new election and the withdrawal of the president—the Senior Madero it is be lieved, hardly would hazard a trip in to the interior unless he had something definitely to offer. Madero, Jr., told the correspondent he would be glad to welcome his fath- (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 17—Debate on the Canadian reciprocity agreement contiued today. Several democratic members of the ways and means com mittee are ready* tr, answer the pro posed bill. On the republican side Representative McCall of Massachu stts, who introduced a bill in the 61st congress is ready to take up support of the measure as soon as Chairman Underwood yields the floor to him. MURDERER ELECTROCUTED Ossining, N. Y., April 17—Robert Francis Wood who killed his neice in New YorK City more than a year ago, was put to death in the electric chair today. work will continue for years. Only three churches in the world are larger than this edifice, which, when com- THE WEATHER. them residing in this part of the state North Dakota. Generally fair to-1 The funeral was held this afternoon night a:id Tuesday. Cooler tonight. from the Presbyterian cnurch. Ttoenty-Six Bishops and 400 Other Clergymen to Attend Opening of Cathedral of St. John the Divine tion that no sentiment or family con sideration would induce him to lay down arms. "It is not a family or personal mat ter, and nothing but the triumph of our principles will induce us to quit,' said Senor Madero. Railroad officials received telegrams today stating that the elder Madero's special train was due to arrive at Jim inez at midnight, with the prospect that it would reach here Monday morn ing. The party will be provided with an other special train on arrival and hur ried out into the interior at a point near' Madero's camp. Railroad officials received instruc tions to give every facility for the movement of the special train. When the Maderos leave here they will have a rough road through the mountains to travel to reach the in surrecto camp. A delay may be caused until the younger Madero is able 10 return from a remote part of the interior and place himself at a point easily accessible from Chihuahua. He is now near Madera, the terminus er, but he was emphatic in his asser- of the Mexican Northwestern railroad. RECIPROCITY IS i'ellefoiil.-iiire. (")l:io. April ltj—Tim othy McCoy was identified today by two men a- the !. ne bandit who re cently held .'] and robbed passengers "ii a l!ig !i in at Muticic, hid. McCoy wa taken to Muncie tonight. PIONEER OF UOTTINEAU CO. GONE TO REWARD Bottineau, X. 1)., April 17—Alexand' er Stewart, one of the pioneers of this county, died this afternoon, after an illness of six months. He was born in Perthshire, Scot land, November 11, 1828, and came to I Bottineau county in 1827. He leaves a widow and eight children, most of pleted will become one of the most promiherTt land marks in thetffeffop dlis. l'VI,ll,,U''' George Hangs wanted to know mined name, am IOWA TROOPS OFF TO WAR Des .Moines, Iowa, April ]tJ_Col onel Charles M. O'Connor and the Sixth cavalry, stationed at Fort Des Moines, will leave Des Moines Tues day morning for Arizona, pursuant to orders received from the war depart ment late last night. The regiment will go over the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific railroad via Omaha, three trains being required. The first squadron will go to Doug las, Ariz., the second to Nogales, and the third to HuachutB. Forty men will remain at Fort Des Moines. HANKINSON PASTOR DIES AT WAPHEfON Wahpeton. N. D., April 17—Rev. Mr. Kunz of Hankinson, pastor of the Lutheran church there died at St. Francis' Hospital here this morning, being sick about one day. Perforation .of the bowels caused death. He leaves a large family. The body will ,^'.c^can ho tnkon tn uiinni.. fn« I...-I„I. officially commissioner be taken to Illinoi for burial GREATEST MILITARY PARADE EVER SEEN San Antonio, April 17—The greatest military parade ever seen in the Unit" ed States in time of peace will take place at three o'clock p. m., April 18, when the entire army in camp at the military post under command of General Carter and Duncan will par ade through the city of San Antonio as a military unit, equipped in every detail as for army service during ac tual hostilities. Nothing approaching this in magnitude has ever been seen in the United States since the days of the rebellion. The army that will march through the streets of this city will be greater in number than the It is estimated that it will require three hours for this grand review to pass a given point. Governor Col quitt and other state officials, with those high in military circles, will review this parade from a stand erect ed on purpose for this occasion. Iili2«! WAN ADS UmU When the impeachment court convened this morning there were quit'- a numbir of senators ab^nt, but tin most of them returned on the monine trains. The first witness on the stand for the defense was A. J. Minkier, a Kuox banker who testified regarding the Rugby incident at which time Cowan is alleged to have been intoxicated. Minkier stated that he was sick during the time he was in Rugby and that he went to the hotel early in the evening and to his room. I hat Judge Cowan came to the room and finding him in intense pam, went out and secured the services of a physician and remained with Minkler practically all the time during the night and until the next morning, and that he was mini«tering to the sick man at the time. That he did not notice any evidences of intoxication upon the judge either as to Ins manners or his appearance. Upon cross examination George Hangs, for the prosecution, endeavored to get the witness to locate the room in the hotel in which he spent the night. On account of the fact thai the witness was seriously ill on the occasion he had no direct recollection as to the location of the room but did the best he could to answer the questions of the attorney for the prosecution. It was im possible for the prosecution to get any satisfaction out of the cross exam ination The witness was on the stand for considerablv over an hour inkier said he did not go to the court house till about the middle of that forenoon, being one ot the litigants in the case then in progress. Shortly before noon a question of law arose over which it was deemed advisable to secure authorities, and adjournment was taken to allow the attorneys such opportunity. With Rex Campbell and So.il.md. Minkler said thev went to Campbell's office, anil then to Goelz cafe where all but Rex had dinner. It was intended that all should go to the hotel at tir-t. but thev did not go. After lunch tliey went to the court house, where thev found court room locked While at the top ,,f the stairs waiting he said Cowan, Palda and the clerk'of court came up. lie said the day was very hot. and declared that there wa noth ing alx ut Lowan appearance to indicate intoxication. merit5 iS :iIon}f t,1c in m,t,i»(, BRINO RESULTS 1 In cross examination register of Cramond hotel for ,he period in question did not show that Minkler had registered either June 17 or IS, hut had been registered earlier ... the week. He had kept no account with the phy,ician attending linn. Dr. Moeller. now residing in Mexico. b„t paid l.im in cash FIVE CENTS Cowan in his opening state- if .Minkler bad registered under an a- witnes- replied that he had not registered either under an assumed name or his own na.no. as previously testified to on direct exam mat.on. but that he wa shown to his room, which was on tl by elder Mrs. Cranmnd. He also said that (piite frequently. (Continued on page 8.) was on the second floor, topped at the Cramond hotel 10 PROTESTALL I). S. INTERESTS (Special To The Tribune.) Agua J'rieta. .Mexico, April 10—In surrecto leader- here report that a bat tle was begun this morning east of C'.-.buIlona, fifteen miles south of this city. The federal troops engaged are said to have been caught between two bodies of rebels who far outnumbered the federals. After a conference with Colonel Shimk, commanding the American troops here, Colonel Medina, the in surrecto chjef of Agua Prieta, per mitted an automobile carrying two Americans to pass through the rebel lines toward the federal camp. The Americans in the automobile, which ilie* the American flag, are James T. Williams, of Tucson, for merly United States civil service com missioner, and Charles McKean, for merly of the United States army. wa learned, had been by Colonel Mi link to carry a written message to Reynaldo Diaz, in command of the federal force. McKean and Williams proceeded directly to the camp of the icileraK and delivered the message to Diaz. Diaz receipted for the message and assured McKean that every precaution would by observed to prevent firing in to Douglas. Diaz Was attended by the rurales chief. Barron, Colonel Chiapa and other staff officers. The Ameri cans returned safely to Douglas. WILL IMPEACHMENT COURT ADJOURN? There is being discussed at the im peachment court this afternoon the question of adjournment. It is under- Insurgent forces of Mexico which are I stood that there are a number of the now in an armed dispute in that re-1 members who have very pressing busi public. More than 18,000 men. infan-1 ness at home and that they are very try, cavalry, artillery, engineers, sig nal service, hospital corps and moun tain batteries will participate in this demonstration. In everv sense of the word it will be a patriotic demonstra tion complmentary to the Battle of Flowers association that each year celebrates one of the turning points in the history of Texas—the memor able battle of San Jacinto—when the sturdy pioneers fired by the tune of an old love song and shouting "Re member the Alamo". "Remember Gol iad." put to route the Mexican army under Santa Anna and thus forever made Texas free from foreign rule. anxious to return there for time at least. It has also been suggested that it might hasten matters if evening sessions were held. Just what view the senate will take of the matter will be determined by vote of the senate this afternoon. arere are a good many it is understood who are of the opinion that evening sessions would make the matter a little too strenu ous. U. S. WANTS ASSURANCES. Washington, i.. April 17.—In view of the acute situation along the border the state department today asked the Mex.can government for definite asurances in advance of the formal reply to representatives of the United States that the Douglas inci dent would not be repeated. The de partment also requested information as to what preventative measures had been taken.