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EDITION THE WHArMHR. I.rI.N'A. Fair: eohb r ?.,r..h; Ftid.iy fa.r. ( ritir.'i'-J '!. LmvHi: mh'hica.v-r. .r: ('.:!- er tonight, with c I 1 vav; iiiday fair. continued cold. VOL. XXXIII., NO. 13. a .vnwaPAi'En for Tire homb WITH ALL THE LOCAL NEWS. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, THURSDAY, JAN. 13, 1916. PA AM NICHT rn.L I.HASn) wnn; TKi.i-:ii;Arinc ü::kyk;k. PRICE TWO CENTS E so rTnp iLf J ü i- BEND NEWS-TIMES THREE B I MARK REACHED THIS MORNING First Real Winter Weather Hits City Some Thermo meters Around City Register Eight Below. MANY CALLS MADE ON ASSOCIATED CHARITIES Two Families Are Left Desti-i tute When Fathers Leave. Father and Two Sons Are Out of Work Fun rise this morning brought the temperature here down to the lowest point it has reached this winter, the government thermometer at the weather bureau showing three , de grees Ltlow zero about " o'clock. Al though this was the ofikial report other thermometers around the city showed as low as eight below at that time. Eetween 8 o'clock and 1 o'clock, there was only a four degrees hange, the official report this after noon giving one degree above zero. A strong wind was blowing through out the day. Streets all over the. city were cov ered with an inch of ice. caused by Wednesday's rains freezing, but no delays in traflic were reported on the city street car lines. All trains on the steam and electric lines run ning into South I'.end were on time. Incli of Ilnlii. A range of 37 degrees is shown in the temperatures for the last 24 hours. The maximum was reacehd during the afternoon Wednesday when the mercury went to Hi de grees above. Nearly an inch of rain fell Wednesday. Numerous cases of extreme suf fering have been reported to the As sociated Charities as a result of the t o-d weather. Requests for nearly 10 tons of coal were received at the offices Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. Two eases of desertion, in which the families have been bit desti tute, were reported Thursday. In one case, the father of seven chil dren, the oldest of which is 12 years, left the mother and family without fuel or food and very little clothing. Two of the children were not even able to go to school where it is at least, warm because they had in sufficient clothing. Th" father has been deserting his family at intervals for 16 years and this time the wife is going to have him arrested, she tays. Trtmn (lilt of Work. Illness and lack of work have caused other families to seek the assistance of the charities. A father and two sons, one IT and the other 17. were suddenly thrown out of work. leaving three other children and the mother without food or fuel. Cold weather prevailed all over the northern, eastern and western parts of the country, the reddest place on the American continent be ing Eattleford. Saskatchewan, where it was .". v degrees below zero. The warmest temperature, 7s degrees above, was at Tampa. Fin. South Fend is in the middle of the cold wave, which covers the entire ', i o?ion between the Rocky Mountains and the upper Ohio and middle Tennessee vallevs. The uae is ad Aancing eastward. CT dtl C CA International News Service; CHICAGO. Jan. I -..With the mercury standing at mx decrees be low zero, Chb'a-o to. '.ay shivered in the grasp of the coldest weather of the picsent winter. The weather bureau predicted that the mercury v. ould shrink to at least 11 below before tomorrow. All trains entering Chicago from the west today were from six to hours late on account of the io!ent storm th.it swept a wide area in Kansas. Missouri. Iowa and Minne sota. In Chicago two deaths frm accidents on icy pavement were re ported. Five hundred men were given shelter in the municipal lodg ing house las; nicht on their promise to do two hours" werk on the wood pile this no rr.n.g. In Kansas C;ty two persons were k.llej daring a h avy snowstorm. The temperature there dropped 00 degrees in lt-s than -I hoars. A snow storm struck St. louis fal lowing a day of s; nngl.ke rain. The I oliee of Fast t. I..uis rescued 1.S hildren who w r-r" marooned by huh vatr in a fiamn;ar school. The worst storm in .' v e.ir lit Minneapolis. Snow was piled to su.-h depths that all trams ami street cars U. a.b. J. ruar tl.-j t.ty were stall-d. SIX BELOW MA tiiiee is prepared IOK KAINV wiixtiicil Max Adler reported to the po lice Thursday morning that the show cas" which stands in the lobby the Quality Shop, Michi gan s and Washington av., was opened during the night and cifj'ht umbrellas and four rain c(.'its stolen. Detectives were de tailed upon the case. The rob liory is considered particularly bold because of the fact that a police liox stands within a few feet of the burglarized case, which Is pulled by an officer everv l. minutes. LEI IS STILL b Man Wanted as Possible Slay er is Not Located Kar harski is Released. As far as could be learned no trace of "Kanush" Frank Cillen. wanted by the local police depart ment upon burglary charges and be lieved to have been connected with the Muessel-Chrobot murders on the night of Dec. 30, had been found up to late Thursday afternoon. Circu lars which were issued Wednesday by Chief of Police Millard I Kerr relative to the double slaying at the Muesscl Erewing Co. office and upon which was the picture and descrip tion of Gillen, had failed to pro duce any results. The report that Rurnett Karharski, alias "The Jack Rabbit," another polce character, was believed to be connected with the Muessel-Chrobot case was denied Thursday by Chiefs Kuespert and Kerr who said that Karharskl had been arrested as a suspect but was discharged on Jan. 8. Jack Raski, the man who is al leged to have been overheard mak ing the remark that he cut the wires and pulled down the blinds but did no shooting is still held by the police under 5500 bond, upon a charge of vagrancy with three other suspects, according to the police. Kuespert and Kerr refused to comment upon the reports printed Wednesday that füllen with two other men had been seen on the Three-Eye tracks near the Muessel Erewing Co., on the day of the dou ble slaying. Their only statement was that the person or persons giv ing them the information regarding Gillen were considered unreliable sources of information but did not deny that such information as was printed was in the hands of the de partment. "We have very little on Gillen and nothing on Karharski," declared Chief of Detectives Kuespert. "Rut we want to either eliminate or in criminate Gillen, There is some question as to whether he was in South Rend, as is alleged, and this we must clear up. Our source of information did not say that Kar harski was one of the men seen with Gillen on the day of the murder." It was intimated by Kuespert and Kerr Thursday morning that the ef fort to capture the murderers of Muessel and Chrobot was being in terfered with by other parties and Kuespert stated that the police de partment was handicapped by this alleged interference. MAYOR AND MRS. KELLER TO LEAD GRAND MARCH New ami Ohl Fa-Jilonod laiiev to Ik (tivcn at Iaurel School Saturday. Mayor F. W. Keller and his wife will lead the grand march, which will be followed by dancing, at the community center entertainment to be given by the Iaurel Civic club at Iaurel scheel Saturday night. New and old-fashioned dances will lie in cluded in this part of the entertain ment. Resides Mayor and Mrs. Kelle- the following will lead the grand march: Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Miller, Mr. and Mrs. I). L. Guilfoyle and Mr. and Mrs. F. . Schoeppel. Community singing led by Mrs. Fern Parker ilson. supervisor of music in the public schools, will open the entertainment and the dancing will be the last number on the pro gram. Mayor Keller and Mr. Guil foyle will ive short talks or. neigh borhood social life. The Laurel Women's Athletic club wi!' meet the Kaley Women's Athletic club in bas ket ball, while teams from the Men's Athletic dub will compete against each other. SKATING RINK IS READY Oliver Field i:iHvtcil ti ! Cnmd tM Flare Tonight. .Skating will be started Thursday nUht at Oliver playground as a re sult of the zero weather. Workers at the t.eld have made three or four at tempts to Mood the link, but each time warm weather has spoiled their efforts. Those in charge of the field worked all night Wednesday and continued to spray water over the place Thursday. The toboggan will also be opened Thursday night. AMN M SSI BLOCKADE OF . GEflMUr TO BE TIGHTENED May Cut Off All Shipments of Contraband Merchandise to the Scandinavian Countries. SERB SOLDIERS WILL EVACUATE MONTENEGRO Will be Sent to Greek Island Which Has Been Siezed by French Now Mount ing Artiilery. International News Service: LONDON, Jan. 112. Official an nouncement of a more stringenet blockade of Germany by England is expected within the next 10 days. Developments of prime Importance which will probably have a strong bearing upon the United States, are believed to be Imminent. In the wake of the speech of Wal ter Runciman, president of the board of trade, that England is de termined to exert still greater pres sure to "starve out and strangle Germany," have come reports that the Rritish government is on the point of adopting a new policy. It is possible that England will cut off all shipments of "contraband merchandise" from the Scandinavian countries except on certain condi tions. It is openly charged in the news papers that much of the merchan dise shipped into Sweden, Denmark and Holland during the past year has found its way into Germany. International News Service: ROME, Jan.. 13. Montenegro is to be evacuated by Serbian troops, it was officially announced today at the Serbian legation. The Serbian soldiers that retreat ed Into Montenegro when Serbia was overrun by Austro-German and Bul garian armies, are to be sent to the Greek island of Corfu, where a new army will be organized and equipped. Corfu has already been seized by the French, despite protests of the Greek government, according to ad vices from Athens. The French Mag has been hoisted over the villa on Corfu owned by Emperor William, Artillery is being mounted on the grounds to repel Austrian warships. Reports that the German and Bul garian forces on the Greek border have started an offensive with a great bombardment with heavy guns still lack confirmation. The impres sion prevails here that the Anglo French positions are so far removed from the boundary that they could not be reached with German and Bulgarian guns unless the Teutonic allies actually advanced into Greece. Montenegro Capital Totters. Cettinje. the capital of Montenegro, now seems likely to suffer the fate of Belgrade, and British observers are already asking anxiously what menace the Austrian conquest of Montenegro Is likely to hold over the allies at Salonika! Fighting is going on all around Cettinje. the small town which near ly a year ago ceased to be the seat of the Montenegrin government. Never before in the long history of the little Montenegrin kingdom has it been compelled to bow to a for eign conqueror, but there seems lit tle hope that it can lon.tr withstand the overwhelming strength of Gen. ! Koevess in men and guns. Assix i.ited Press Service: ROME, Jan. 12. Two Italian steamers, the Rrindisi and the Citta Di Palermo, have been sunk by mines in the Adriatic sea. Half of the passengers on board the Brindisi were lost. The crew were saved. Nearly all on board the Citta Di Palermo, which was an armed vessel, were saved. The Rrindisi was sunk Jan. and the Citta Di Palermo Jan. n. cmsi: SCHOOLS. Itjtem:iti:i.il News Service; SHEER YViLLE. Ind.. Jan. 13. The schools at St. Paul ar1 closed today as a result of a grip epidemic. THREE ARE INJURED Intertiational News Serrtr: MILWAUKEE. Wis.. Jan. 13. Three persons were probably fatally hurt today when a Chicago bound Chicago and Northwestern passenger train crashed into the rear of rt Madison train at Allis. a suburb sta-i tion. More than a dozen other per sons were seriously Injured. Cold which impeded the automatic Mock signals, was believed to have caused the wreck. The steel train ripped through the I parlor car on the rear of the Madi son train. I The mercury stood at 11 decrees I below zero at the time of the wreck. I RAILROAD WRECK Small Riot is Staged During Peace Meeting International News Service: THE HAGUE. Jan. 13. 111 feeling which arose last evening during a peace mass meeting under the aus pices of the Ford pacifists, was still in evidence today. The mass meeting nearly broke up in a riot when Johan Ilollenberg, a Danish delegate to the peace con clave, charged the French with atrocities upon the Germans. The charge was followed by cries of "lies." and "you are speaking pro-German lies." It was nearly five minutes before order was restored. John D. Barry, one of the Amer ican orators, was interrupted by cries of "Ford is nothing but a man with money." Mr. Barry replied: "Yes, but he is putting that money to good use." TO BE ADM Mrs. Möhr Accused of Murder Receives Her First Ser ious Setback. International News Service: PROVIDENCE. R. I., Jan. 13. Mrs. Elizabeth Frances Möhr, per haps the most nonchalant woman ever the central figure in a sensa tional murder trial, received her first serious setback today. The prosecution scored heavily when Justice Stearns, over the pro longed protests of the defense law yers, struck to his tentative ruling of late yesterday and said he would permit Chief Inspector William F. O'Neill, of the Providence police, to tell the jury the details of the alleged statements of the negroes, Brown and Spellman, that Mrs. Möhr prom ised them $5.000 to put her hus band, Dr. Charles Franklin Möhr, out of the way. O'Neill, during a preliminary examination in the ab sence of the jury, when Mrs. Mohr's attorneys were contesting the admis sibility of the statements, said that they were never signed. The statements of the negroes which had been since repudiated by Spellman and Brown, who said they were tricked, coerced and starved i!to making them, dealt not so much with the shooting of Möhr and the defendant's woman rival for his af fections as with the negotiations. Mrs. Mohr was alleged to have CJir ried on with them to procure the murder. TRY TO LYNCH GENERAL .Mob at EI Paso Would Kill Mexican Official. iLternntinnal News Service: EL PASO. Texas, Jan. 13. An at tempt to lynch (Jen. Inez Salazar, a former follower of Gen. Oroczo, was frustrated here early today by the vigilance of the sheriff, who spir ited Salazar from his hotel before the mob arrived. Word was received in Juarez that Gen. Jacinto Trevino, commander of the Carranzista garrison in Chihua hua City, has left Santa Ysabel with 300 troops to hunt down the Mex ican bandits who massacred 17 Americans. Gen. Travino has declared he will shoot the bandits on sight. Latest in the blow vi nuinci:. International News Service; PA II IS. Jan. 13. The railroad bridge over the Struma river at De-mir-Hissar (Greece) has been blown up by French engineers as a pre cautionary measure, says a dispatch from Salonika. Demif-Hissar is Z0 miles northeast of Salonika. British troops withdrawn from the Gallipoll peninsula are being disembarked at Salonika, according to a news agency telegram. CALLED TO BEHLIN. Interr.;iti'iial News Service: HOME. Jan. 13. It i. reported from Athens that Queen Sophia of Greece, has been tailed to Berlin be cause of the serious condition of her brother, the kaiser. ON OFFENSIVE. It.teiT;Mti"n.il News Service: BEULEN'. Jan. 13. (via Sayville wireless) Both the British and the French are on the offensive, accord ing to the German war crhce. An official statement, issued today, announces the repulse of British forces near Armentieres and 'of French at Champagne. Two more British aeroplanes have been shot down by Germany's most famous military aviators Lieut. Boelke and Lieut. Immelmann. nu n nKowx. Ii.teni.itio.ial NVn! Srl-e: GALVESTON. Texas, Jan. 13. Four of the five members of the crew of a United States artillery corps distribution boat, were drown ed today when tho Lout waa run STATEMENTS ESIDENT NOT SPDSED TO Sen. Morris of Texas Pre sents Telegram Urging Intervention to Chief Executive, AMERICANS WARNED TO STAY OUT OF MEXICO Resolution Authorizing Wilson to Use Military and Naval Forces Presented ' in Senate. International News Service: WASHINGTON, Jan. 12. rres't Wilson made it perfectly clear to day that his position regarding Mex ico has not changed. His opposition to armed intervention is as strong tX. s c v c r Sen. 'Morris Sheppard of Texas, called at the white house and laid before the president a telegram he had received from Dr. C. C. Young of El Paso, urging that this govern ment intervene in Mexico as the re sult of the massacre of IT Ameri cans near Chihuahua. Dr. Young stated in his telegram that Gen. Obregon, Carranza's com mander, has authorized his oflicials to guarantee the Americans protec tion. It is understood that Pres't Wilson told Sen. Sheppard that de spite these assurances from Carran za oflicials, the Americans who were killed had been warned by repre sentatives of this government to stay out of that section of Mexico. Holy on Carrana. After his conference with the pres ident, Sen. Sheppard stated that he believed the administration will rely upon Carranza to capture and pun ish those guilty of murdering the Americans. He said there was no indication that this government would take any other steps at this time. No word was received at the state department during the morning of the reported massacre of eight more American men, one American woman and an English woman at Madera. At the Mexican embassy it was stated no word had been received from Gen. Carranza. Favors Intervention. A resolution authorizing Pres't Wilson to use the military and naval forces of the United States in Mexico was presented in the senate today by Sen. Lewis of Illinois. Sen. Lewis resolution would give the president the same power to use the army and navy that "is now being exercised in Nicaragua and Haiti," for the protection of American citizens. Sen. Lewis explained that his resolution was hastily drawn, and at his request it was laid on the table to allow him time to prepare a substitute measure. Eliseo Arredondo. named ambas sador to the United States by Gen. Carranza, has assured Sec'y of State Irnsing that the head of the de facto government in Mexico , will make every possible effort to bring the murderers to justice. The state department today gave out the text of a note it received from Arredon do. News World down by the American tank steamer Charles- E. Imrwood. I ICE UTA WO IISC international News Servl-e: EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 13. Gen. Yictoriano Huerta, former dictator of Mexico, was reported this morn ing to be sinking rapidly. At 5:30 o'clock the attending physicians an nounced that Gen. Huerta had funk Into a state of coma and that they believed death was a matter of only a f w hours MEN ON STKIKI Ir.b : !nal News Service: CHICAGO. Jan. 13. Three thou sand members of the Excavating Grading and Asphalt Teamsters' union were called out on strike to day. The men walked out without demonstration, and th? police anti cipated no trouble. The teamsters and the contractors employing them failed to reach a wage agreement. QUITS T. IE lnternatlnc.nl News Servl--: WASHINGTON. Jan. 13. Jane Addams of Hull House. Chicago, has severed her allegiance to Col Theo dore Roosevelt and enlisted under the banner of pres't Wilson in the hitter's foreign policy. Miss Addams so announced today while speaking to the .house military affairs committee. TIPTON. Ind. Bloodhounds fail ed to follow a satisfacte ry trail after the robbery of Shields jeweiry store it Sharpsville. The tt wn probably vj.11 incorporate and obtaiu police protection. D CMAIE STANDS . t CHEATS CIIAIK BY TAKING OWN LIFE. lLteraation.il News Service: OSSIN1NG, N. Y.. Jan. 13. Cheating the law of its "just toll," Angelo Leggio. sentenced to be electrocuted for hiring a man to slay his rival, committed suicide in the. death house at Sing Sing today by hanging himself. Two cells away was William Fleck, the man whom Leggio hired to do the killing. Leggio used the sheet from his cot to take his life. IN OF CABINET HILL KEEP POSTS Military Service Bill is Passed! in House on Second Reading. InteriKitionnl News Service: LONDON, Jan. 13. The Miners' federation, composed of English. Scotch and Welsh coal miners, today decided to oppose compulsory mili tary service. International News Service; LONDON. Jan. 13. Government loaders today declared that not only has opposition against eonscription collapsed, but the fight to overthrow the Asquith cabinet has also come to naught. The easy passage of the military service bill in commons on second reading by the overwhelming vote of 4 31 to 39 was declared today by gov ernment newspapers to show that "the people are with the government and that its strength cannot be shaken. That Premier Asquith's conference with leaders of the labor party has borne fruit, is shown by the fact that Arthur Henderson, William Brace and George H. Roberts, who resigned from the government, have decided not to press their resigna tions, but will remain in olfice. The labor party will hold a con vention in Bristol later this month ' when new political policies will be adopted and a definite stand upon compulsory military service. MANY ACCIDENTS IN NEW YORK HARBOR Ferryboat Carry ins 300 Fassengers Ituns Aground Dur ing Fog. International News Service: NEW YORK. Jan. 13. A heavy fog which paralyzed traffic caused I numerous accidents in the waters j around New York today. A Hamil ton av. ferryboat, carrying 300 pas sengers, was driven ashore on Gov ernors island, but no one was hurt and the boat was pulled off shortly afterward by tugs. A taten island ferry crashed into a coal lighter, causing a panic on board. The Boston freighter Pequotic rammed a cattle coat loaded with 600 cattle and sheep, killing some of the steers, but the damage to the boat was small. Four big ocean liners were held j up at quarantine and sailings were j delayed. TWO SHOCKSREGISTERED Distance From Warrington is Ktrk- onod as 2,700 Miles. Internat ionnl News Service: WASHINGTON. Jan. 13. Two distinct and violent earthquake shocks were registered on the seis mograph at Georgetown university early today. The first shock began at :04 a. m. and lasted until after 3 o'clock. The second started at 2:4?, and continued until after 0 o'clock. It was impossible to de termine from what direction the dis turbances came, but the distance was reckoned at 3,700 miles. PLOT IS SUSPECTED Dupont Powder Co.' Plant Damaged by Explosion. Internntinn.nl News Servb-c: PORTLAND. Me.. Jan. 13. An ex plosion that was felt live miles aw.1v occurred today in thp Newhall plant; of the DuPont Powder Co. No one i was hurt. Plotters are suspscted. j STUDENT KILLED 111 ML BOWL FIGHT Iatcri.atioiial NVws Sern'.: PHILADELPHIA, Pa.. Jan. 13. Three investigations are under way to determine the responsibility for the death of William Li f son. the 17-year-old freshman of Elizabeth. N. J., who was killed in the annual bowl fight of 700 members of the freshman ami sophomore classes of the University of Pennsylvania yes terday afternoon. Gordon S. C. Smyth, a freshman, who was pulled unconscious from the struggling heap of Mudents with Li f son, is in a serious condition. Re sides the y.)uth who was killed, seven students were severely hurt. The flas over the Phi Epsihn Pi fraternity house, where Li f .a on lived, is at half raa-ät. TO TO DEATH 01 ILA SOLDIERS I be: Latest Massacre is Said to the Work of Soldiers Acting Under Gen. Rodriguez. BODIES OF VICTIMS ARRIVE AT EL PASO First Detailed Accounts of the Killing on Monday Are Told Doubles Guard at the Bridge. EL PASO. Texas. Jan. 13. Fol lowing closely upon Monday's mas sacre of 17 Americans and one Can adian in Mexico, word was received here today from Chihuahua City that nine more Americans, including an American woman, and one English woman have been killed by follow ers of Francisco Villa at Madera. The latest massacre was reported to be the work of former Villa sol diers, acting under orders of Gen. Jose Rodriguez, who recently issued a proclamation saying he would kill Every American who fell into his hands. The special death train, braring the bullet-riddled corpses of the Americans slain on Monday at Santa Ysabel, arrived in Juarez at l:3r o'clock this morning and after a short delay crossed the Rio Grande to the Santa Fe freight yards where the bodies were removed. Death Sixxial Arrives. Accompanying the bodies was an armed escort of four American. that had cone out from Chihuahua City to recover them. The "death spec ial" was followed by a troop train filled with Carranzista soldiers. The arrival here of the victims of the massacre Inflamed still higher the intense feeling which has been growing ever since news of the massacre was first received. Military guards on the bridge across which the bodies were borne were doubled upon orders from Gen. John Perishing, F. S. A., and extra squads of policemen were on duty throughout the city all night to put down any outbreaks or anti-Mex-i ca n de m o n st ra tion s. Croups of weeping relatives await ed anxiously for the arrival of the death train. As rapidly as the bodies were taken from the train they were turned over to undertakers without any red tape or formality. Corp-es Mutilated. The corpses were terribly mutila ted, showing that the victims had not only been shot, but had been cut and staid. ed. The body of C. R. Watson had been decapitated with a bayonet and a long search was necessary before the head was found. Fro.-h details of the massacre were received here with the death train. These showed th;it the Mexican bandits had exercised the most fiend ish brutality in putting their help less victims to death. Here is the story of the massacre as gathered from persons who wit nessed it: About 1:".3 Monday afternoon the "massacre train" stopped at Kilome ter No. 6S, a short distance from Santa Ysabel, the '.rammer: ep!ain- intr that a supply train had been derailed a short distance ahead. VillUta Apiear. Some of the passengers bejran leaving the coaches to walk up and down beside the tracks. As they did so between HO and 4 0 armed Mexicans were seen running toward the railroad tracks and along the crest of a range of low hill in the distance several hundred mounted men suddenly sprang into view. All were Villistas. The Mexicans on foot, upon reach ing the train ciambored up the te;c and entered the coaches, in th meantime ordering all who had left he cars to return to their se.it. They were armed with army riwcs and regular service pistols which they used in the most threatening manner. "Stand up, all you gringos." sho .tr-d a Mexican who seemed t'o he the leader of the band. He was dressed in a uniform and wore a heavy sombrero covered with silver mountings. Not Much Alarmed. The passengers thinking that they had been held Up ar.d that the Mex icans would be satisfied with taking their money and jewelry were not very much alarmed. However, this feeling of compar ative safety giving way to intense anvietv when the leader began walk inr down the aisle of the car poking various passengers in the rib with the muzzle of his pistol and demand ing: "You Americans?" At the end ef each car stood sev eral of the handits. their rifles car rying bayonets. Most of the Mexicans knew a little English, their vocabulary consisting rhieiy of oaths. We Art Ilohhcri Again. Must uT the Americana had risen AMERICANS ARE BEEN PUT Brothers Demand U.S. TaJe Action Intem.ntion.il News Ser: e: SAN FRANCIS , Jan. k,a :: lnp that tins government take imme diate action on the killing of 17 Americans in Mexico on Monday, th four brothers of Charles A. Pringle, one of the murdered mining m n, sent a lengthy telegram to Pres't Wilso n. The telegram demanded that all the Mexicans who took part in the massacre be executed. The brothers also sent a telegram demanding ac tion by the Fnited States to en. Phelan of California. Mrs. "orndi. J. Pringle, mother of the slain man. was prostrated today. to their feet, holdinc: their hamla above their heads. One of them called out: "Well, boys, we are ribbed nain." No sooner had the words left hli mouth than a shot rang out and W. D. Pearce fell back in his seat with a stream of pain. He had been shot through the body. The real nature of the foray now became apparent, but most of the Americans remained cord, hoping to escape in some way or another. After the shooting of Pe.irve sev eral of the Americans were roughly seized by Mexicans who began to drag them toward the doors of the coach. However, no resistance was offered. "Come on. you gringos, get off,' was the next eommani of the lead er. As the Americans left the train they were surrounded by the armed bandits and held prisoners. Did Not Move Fast Enough. Apparently the Americans did not move fast enough to satisfy the Mexican bandit chief, for there was a volley of shots in the car and the cries of pain which followed showed that some had been hit. "W. J. Wallioe was just descend ing the steps of the oar when a bul let struck him in the oack of the head, and he fell sprawling in a pool of Lood. A Mexican dropped hH rifle, kicked the body o'.ct of the v. ay and then started to rummage in the pockets of the clothing. Mexicans fell upon the other bodies like wild animals, dawing at the faces with their hands and tear ing off the clothing. Four or five of the A n .eri r.s were killed in the coach or a they were leaving It. The Americans died bravely. Net one of them begged for merer. Those who had left the r-,,n h stood white-faced, anxiously awaiting their turn. It was seen that e-ape was im posüde, as R. Watson, leader of the party, had been kille, 1 u hib try ing to make his way t safty in a small ravine. First to Leave. Watson, against w hm the hittef est hatred of the Mexican was di rerte.j. was anu'ii? th :ir-t to le.-e the ar. As he dropped to the ground on the east side ,,f the train he started to run. The Mexicos raised their rifles and fire.i a ..l!ev. but Watson did not fall. Another valvo of shots rang out ::r. Watson fell to his face, his ''dy sliding along the gpc.nid for 1 t 1? f'fT, He had been wounded t?ire tiroes-. Several Mexicans ran up to the hod-, and one. believing the American K'ONTINFED N PAGE THREE.) iMerr.Mi'.r.nl News ; V.SIII.'';T' N. er : Ja' i . . ; . e f t Ml p-i- ' e-;f t..dT e: :!. -. . ! i ' : i . ' i i s . ' : i . s ' o ; . V I wired the state depirtr trnt Villi w;.s re. near Fhihuahua r.d . ' scene of the ir.asi'ie of cans a eo-ip'e ,.f davs did not state w h s t . leader. o:?;a!s h re to , to indicate that Villa ' i close t"'ieh With the o;. the bandits. Another di-pCe, to rrent from 'ob' state. t: f t : "..'. the re' . J , . . 1 1 ... had eern re --d I Part 'ramer, an Ar.- r. slain by Mexican band: ranch. '' miles west of ta Y. , ' th;t ' ar.d i reported further I Pablo I.pez. v Rey r. i w ere in -. . bandits who murd car..-'. He s iid th., icar.s w ere tak n soldiers v.,r,d lir ed trac ks. hut di 1 not the killings. The co lb-, tcr r. thi.t the handits fV of Corretns. Tr"; from the- "a r ra n::.i : red t he Am" rl- w r e tr.e Am.er- the train .." r. g n t h t.i a r. part in the dire hn c 1 e. - irr:-..-:- at J w . r- VILLA SEEN NEAR MASSACRE SCENE ez and Chihuahua 1 uor-.i f bur.diu.