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El Paso, Texas,
Friday Evening
November 25, 1910-12 Pages
EI Paso's Rapid Growth
Official United States Census.
Population 1910 39,279
Population 1900 15,906
Population 1890 10,338
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The Ultra Conservationists
Would Have It All Held
in Perpetuity.
Phoenix, Ariz., Nov. 25. The Arizona
constitutional convention is deliberat
ing upon one -of the most important
bits of organic law making that can
come before a public body such as this.
It is the matter and manner of the dis
position of state lands.
In the matter of public land, Arizona
is peculiarly situated because of the
great forest and Indian reservations, as
well as the streams devoted to irriga
tion projects which lie within her bor
der. All told, these take from the pub
lic domain some 20,000,000 of -acres,
much of It the finest timber and agri
cultural land in the southwest; one for
est reserve being the greatest fine tim
ber section known to exist anywhere in
the world.
Bonuses Cause' Trouble
In addition to this land, the iJnited
States has heretofore granted many
millions of acres of land to the rail
roads as bonuses, and these bonuses
are now said to be at the bottom of
the trouble which is racking the con
vention. In the enabling act under which
Arizona is entering the union as a
state, there is provision for 2,250,000
acres of land to be devoted to the use
of Yavapai and Pima counties alone as
a means of raising the great bonded in
debtedness of these counties, debts ac
cumulated in assisting the Southern
Pacific and the anta Fe railroads in
building through those counties. Be
sides this, the state is entitled to -four
sections of land in every 3G-foV school
rr, ernnrt nf land jrrants to railroads
Tfl P-nvirnment reservations which of J
necessity lie in blocks for miles, mucn
of this school, land must be selected
from other "sections than those in which
i-.o. fiiintmflnt oritrinallv auDlied. Be-
cause of this, there are aliout 3,000,000 ,
acres of land belonging to the state j
which have not been selected, anere
fore the state may go anywhere upon
the public domain of Arizona not pat
ented or, reserved and select this land.
It is this fact that causes a certain
faction in the convention to appear to
be in favor of tying the state's hands
so completely by constitutional provis
ion that the state may sell none of its
land during the life of any person now
living, while some few wish to reserve
the land to the state in perpetuity.
Go to the Railroads for Land.
At present most people wanting land
An, not iro to the government for it if
he wishes to locate m Arizona. tie goes.
o th Santa Fe railroad. Just now tne
Santa Fe's prices for its land grant
holdings, some millions of acres, is $1-
y-o. Tho mninritv of land in Ari-
zona that is of any real value is taken r
up Much of the barren land, oi course,
which is now of no value because of
lack of water, will be reclaimed and
-a 1 .4- I - -r-lT1 1
hen it will support me, uui it. w..
be folly now for a settler to me upon
land of this character. ....
The Santa Fe's original Holdings
were taKen irom it uv n.- fo- -- -
In making foTest reserves and forest
scrip was issued in exchange. Thus while
the Santa Fe controls the new land
market in Arizona, it does not e -
tual title to practically any. AMtn aii
of the scrip (fat least 56-100) m its
possession, it can control tne raaru
n6 it is selling scrip now for $12 per
acre, thus keeping the price up and at
the same time letting out enough to
insure proper development of the coun
try development which will benefit the
railroad as much as any other person
or thing. ' .--.,
"Would Kill Irrigation Projects.
The state, including school land and
the land devoted to Yavapai's and
Pima's debts, controls some 12,000,000
acres. It is the proposition of the ul
tra conservationists to enact a propo
sition into the constitution to hold thl3
land in perpetuity if the other mem
bers will consent; at least for a hun
A r Tf this Is done, irrigation
while the Santa Fe railroad, it appears,
will be given an absolute monopoly of
the land market, and it is highly prob
able its scrip will go at once to a fig
ure at which none will wish to pur-
chase. . ...
r-nnwoto pvamnlc is what Will ex-(
plain the situation Setter than miles of
tvpe. If a person wishes to purchase
1000 acres 01 tana ior mi unBauuu
project, he is ifow under the necessity
of going to the Santa Fe and buying
scrip, because there is no other scrip
to be had In adequate quantity. He
then' goes and applies his scrip to the
land and the title passes from the gov
ernment. If the -State is at liberty to
sell lis land, the irrigatlonist would
select his irrigation site, then apply to
(Continueo on Page Five.)
Wednesday was the biggest day for collections In the hltory of the
El Paso custom office, for on that day the local office collected $1S,500, (
vrhlch Is $1500 more than has ever been collected on any one day nrcvio&s.
The greatest amount of the customs collections are for cattle importa
tions and El Pao leads the "Unfd States v.s a port of entry for this class of
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Sden Win Their Points by
Holding City Under Siege
Until They Are Granted.
Rio Janiero, Brazil, Nov. 25. Naval
mutineers surrendered today, congress
voting amnesty. The demands of the
naval men were granted. They include
more- pay and the abolition of corporal
All night the guns of the mutinous
navy were trained upon this city and
about 1 o'clock one of the mutinous
fleet fired upon the arsenal.
The cannonading caused a panicky
feeling in the city, but the guns of
the arsenal did not respond and the
firing soon ceased. No great damage
was done.
Congress met in extraordinary ses
sion this morning, granted amnesty to
the mutinous sailors and conceded
their demands.
The mutinous crews immediately
surrendered and the revolt was at an
" The Mutiny.
The mutiny broke out about 10
o'clock at night, November 22. As
Capt. Neves, commanding the battle
ship Minas Geraes, came back from
dinner on board the French training
ship Buguay Trouin, he heard a vio
lent uproar and a fusillade of shots.
It was the crew of his vessel, who
had revolted.
Capt. Neves and two other officers
offered resistance to some of tne
sailors and were killed and one offi
cer was mortally wounded
The insurrectionary movement then
broke out on board the other new
Brazilian Dreadnought, the battleship
Sao pauio, and the ship Bahia. All
the officers having been landed, a
lain sailor of" the first class named
Jean Candido. took eommand of the
Defy the President.
The mutineers sent a message by
radiograph to president Fonsea setting
forth their claims for an immediate
abolition of corporal punishment en
board ship, an increase in their pay,
according to the program submitted
to congress some time ago, and a di
minution of the work with which they
are burdened by reason of the main
tenance of Incomplete crews.
The statement added that a bom
bardment of the city and of the other
ships In the harbor would follow tho
refusal ox the demands. The govern
men, refrained from replying and the j
shps firei upon fhe clt... This con
tinued at intervals all night on Novem
ber 23. Little damage resulted
The torpedo boat destroyers re-
l mained loyal and anchored in the
farthest corner of the bay.
rVt 7 o'clock on the morning of the
23rd, the Minas Geraes, the Sao Paulo,
the B&lliSi and battleship Marshall!
: c tv, Hoi- -,n fii-o nn !
the fortress, which refrained from re- j
Qnce outside the bar the sqUadron
put about again, took up a position
ooDosite the city and fired the big
guns from all quarters of the ships, j
A shot from a small caliber gun en
fered a house, killing two childre
a womaIU
Vfat j
From an Official.
About 1 o'clock in the afternoon a
small boat "flying a white flag went
alongside he Sao Paulo. It carried
deputy Carvalho, a retired naval offi
cer, who desired to talk with the muti-
A little later the deputy returned to
shnrp and made a report to tne cnam-
ber of deputies, which had been con 1
t-onal in snprinl session to deal With
tho revolt. !
-Later delegate Carvalho again went
out to the Sao Paulo, carrjng condi
tions of surrender to the mutineers
The crew, however, declared their in
tention not to give in until congress
voted a measure of general amnesty.
Want It Stopped, ut Offi
cials Can't Find That
t, t "T -.-,.!. 4-n-
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-rx'aco T-ex., Nov. 25. A petition
signed by prominent waco women
was presented to the city commission J
..,-.. ! -:-- ennrinn of'
the nlay "; The T Queen of the Moulin . or 20 in both places, if that many.
Rouge"- which is billed here for to- There has been fighting out at San An-i-cuge,
wv. o , tonio rancn th other side of the smel-
mTrhrr'coImmission wired various Tex- , Jer. and some killed there, but I don't
?! tn iparn in what resnect the know how many. In Torreon there
play can be h-eld up and have received
assurances that "there Is nothing ob
jectionable but the name."
New York. Nov. 25. A manifesto!
credited to and signed by Francisco I.
Madero, calling on the people of Mex
ico to rise agaiust the government of
Gen. Diaz has been made public here
by friends of -Madero.
The manifesto is dated San Luis
Potosi, Mexico, Octbber 5, 1910. A foot
note asserts that the call is for pri
vate" circulation up to November 15,
and that thereafter it is to be circu
lated broadcast.
"In their struggle for. the triumph
of the ideals of liberty and justice,
peoples are compelled at certain mo
ments to make the greatest .salctl
fices," the manifesto begins, "our be
loved fatherland has reached a sad
stage. A despotism, such as we Mex
icans have not been accustomed to
bear since we procured our independ
ence, oppresses us to such a degree
that it has become intolerable.
"This unlawful ' and ruthless situ
ation can no longer exist," the mani-
festo continues. "The people designated
me as a candidate for tne presidency,
no& because they have discerned in me
the gifts of a statesman or ruler, but
the manliness of a patriot, determined,
if necessary, to sacrifice himself, pro
vided liberty can be achieved.
"In virtue of the above and as an
Insurrectionists Set Fire to
It According to a Letter
From Torreon. "
A Torreon man who Is. now in El
Pasor received, a number of letters
from friends in Mexico, all declaring
.that things are quiet there now. and
detailing some of -the past trouble.
One of the letters predicts that there
will be further trouble and says Amer
icans ' helped to hire extra police in
Torreon, and one of them contains in
formation of the burning of a bridge
on tre National Railways that has not
yet been chronicled.
A letter from a "Parral business man
under date of yesterday, says:
"We have been having a very stren
uous time in Parral for the last two
days but the government iorces nae
the situation well In hand ; and I every
thing is quiet at the present moment.
and we do not anticipate any more
"All the busines houses opened this
morning as usuaL
"About 20 men were killed on Mon
dav. including one American by the
name of Lawton, and another Amerl
can by the name of Storey was sen-
ouslv injured, both men having been
shot accidentally.
iiUiei ai x orrtou,
A Torreon letter, dated November 23,
'"We are having some scrappy times
around Lerdo and Gomez Palacio, but
there have been no uistumances u
Torreon as yet. I "understand that tho
authorities made 'good indians' out of
five or six of the would-be 'Maderis
tas' by perforating their hides with
lead pellets, a la Mauser."
Foreigners Help Hire Police.
A Torreon business man writes as J
follows: '
"My numerous Mexican friends as- j
sure me that no foreigner will suffer
fmm other than business loss occa
rom ouier man uuaiCJ,a ,.. been ma&nified by Texas frontier re
ioned by things being upset. Things, .. o-nneral revolutionary
nf .nnn:i nro in nn linro.ar noliticallv.
and a meeting of the business men was j
held at the jefature 'luesday. 1 at
tended. The city was without the
proper police protection and not suffi
cient money in the treasury to add the
desired force. "VYe contributed to make
up the deficit and have enough police
to feel safe. VTe "have some 1400
troons. well "orsranized. that are do
ing good work.
The outcome is hard ;
to predict. Frankly, I fear that it will
last until the death of some "of our
present rulers and the reestablishment
of the new people. While not actlva
all the time, it will keep the country
Bridge Burned.
Another Torreon letter, dated No
vember 23. sa.vs: "There has been no
fighting at all in Torreon. There was
fighting in Lerdo ana bomez ana a
lew wero Kiueu, uul joi e tna.11 j
has not even been a sign of an up-
rising. The busines houses closed a
day at the request of the jefe, but that
was all.
"A bridge was burned at Loma and
one train was delayed. Outside of
that, all trains are on time. Troops
are being sent to Parral steadily. I
went to Loma the next morning to see
, where the bridge was burned. It was
about 3 20 feet long. Kngmeer tJoyies,
of an approaching freight train, saw
the bridge burning and stopped in time
to prevent a wreck."
Tomorrow being jthe last Saturday of
the month, The Herald carriers will
present bills fr.r the month of Novem
ber. Subscriber -will kindly note the
I above and be -ready for the boys.-
echo of the national will, I declare
herewith the past elections to be ille
gal and the republic to be without
lawful government, and I assume pro
visionally the presidency of the re
public until the people may designate
Its rulers In conformity with the law.
To attain this end, it is necessary to
remove from power the audacious
usurpers that, as sole title of legality,
display scandalous and immoral elec
tion frauds."
The Proclamation.
"(1) The elections held in June and
July of the current year are hereby
declared null and void.
"(2) The actual government of Gen.
Diaz is denied recognition.
"(3) In order to avoid as far as pos
sible the troubles resulting from all
revolutionary commotions, the laws
promulgated by the actual govern
ment are declared to be in force until
they may be reformed through consti
tutional methods. Under these cir
cumstances, the obligations incurred
toward foreign governments by the
Porfiristic administration previous to
the 20th of the coming month, shall
be duly respected.
"(4) In addition to the constitution
and the laws in force the principle of
nonreelection of the president and
vice president of the republic, of the
C .ea, Mexico, Xov. 25. There Is not the leant hit of truth In the re
ports that soldiers have been sent to Agua Prleta from here, as reported
in dispatches from Donglas. There never has been SOO soldiers In this cltyi
and the full quota at the jjarrlson is generally about 150. At present there
Is about S5 men at the surrlson, 40 having: been sent to Xaco last week.
No trouble Is expected here nor has there been any excitement during
the past vteek, Mace the arrest o'f 11 men, who have since been released.
Reports from Herxnoslllo, Guaymas and Mazatlan Mate nothing of any
expected trouble, nor of any occurring In the last few days.
The story about the revolutionists of Cananea furnishing arms -and am
munition to YaquI Indians is nothing- hut n hoax.
Says He Is Busy in Paris.
Limantour Is Also
Pari?, France, Nov. 25. Gen. Ber
r.ado Reyes, former governor of Neuvo
Leon, Mexico, "who came to Paris some
time ago on a. "military mission" for
the Mexican government, denies that
he intends to return to Mexico to take
a hand In the revolution.
To a reporter of the Associated
Press Gen. Reyes expressed the opin
ion that president Diaz, whom he de
scribed as "a great patriot." would ra-
fstore order and afterward adopt ef
fective measures for allaying the
present popular discontent in Mexico.
Of Francisco I. Madero, leader of
the revolutionists Gen. Reyes said:
"Madero lacks in experience. He has
had no public care that would make
him formidable. Should some man
with greater prestige and a popular
following, especiallj- a man of influ
ence "with the army appear behind
him the situation might possibly be
come grave."
Gen. Reyes said he expected to re
main here long enough to complete
the mission with which he is charged.
Jose Ytfes Limantour, Mexican min
ister of finance, is also In Paris, hav
ing arrived several months ago with
his wife, who is under medical treat
ment. Dr. Limantour declares that the
situatioil in Mexico -was in no sense
serious. Local agitation, he said, had
movement. Madero, he said, who is a
wealthy son of a former governor of
Coahuila was a well meaning but de
luded socialistic doctrinair, who im
agines that he was Inspired by the
spirit of Benito Juarez to regenerato
the Mexican democracy.
"Madero spent his fortune lavishly
In a socialistic propaganda in indus-
1 trinl ffMitprs " said Dr. TJmnntour.
"Hence the present agitation in
Puebla and Orizaba, where many refu
gee anarchists from Barcelona, Spain,
are living."
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Important business will come
before the meeting of the Re
tail Merchants' league at S
oclock tonight. A full attend
ance is desired. Tlie meeting
will be held in the chamber of
commerce. 1
fr 4' 'r'4'4' '"5'
AVashlngton, D. C, Nov. 25. General Hoyt, commander of the department
of Texas, telegraphed the -war department today that conditions on the Amer
ican side of the border vt ere quiet. "I ea terdny the -war department offered to
supply Gen. Hoyt with reinforcements, to be drawn from the department of
Colorado, if he wished them. Apparently the troops at present on the Rio
Grande are regarded as sufficient to prevent armed parties from crossing tho
Rio Grande into Mexico, as Gen. Hoyt has made no application for mora
trooo- - - A
the states and municipal
declared to be supreme
law in the republic
"(5) I assume the character of prl
visional president of the united states
of Mexico with the power and requir
ed faculties of making war on the
usurper government of general Diaz.
Ar soon as the capital of the republic
and more than one-half of the state ot
the federation shall be in the power of
the forces of the people, the provis
ional president will call extraordinary
general elections, to be held one
month later, and he will turn over his
powers to the president-elect, as soon
as the elections shall be known.
"(6) Before retiring, the provisional
president shall render account to con
gress of the use made by him of the
powers conferred by this present plan.
Dale of Uprising.
"(7) On the 20th of November from
G oclock p. m. on, all the citizens of j
the republic will- take up arms to
thrust from power the authorities
governing it now.
"(S) In ca.?n the authorities offer
armed resistance, they shall be com
pelled by force of arms to respect the
popular will, but the laws of war shall
be rigorously observed In such cases.'
Attention is also called of every Mex-
'Continued on page 5.)
! vjsijjrLiAr.j.iJN lib-
TT-nr"r!T un -.-i
Mavoi of the Town Fought
TTell Quiet Is Reported -at
Verification of the serious battle at
Parral Monday, was .brought to El
Paso Friday morning by R. J. Marshall,
a mining man, who, with his wife, has
come to spend the holidays. Mr. Mar
shall A;as in Parral at the time of the
"Americans were warned o keep
ut of it," he said. "They attacked the
town a liitle after 10 oclock in the
morning. I don't snow exactly how
many were killed, bat tnero -were manv.
T-ne officials reported four dead, but j
1 saw a photograph showing 10 dead, 1
and It was only a section of the
"All is qufet there now and no more
trouble is expected. It is all over. The
stores and banks are open and ousmeas
is going on as usual. Troops have ar
rived, 700 or SOO, I believe, and some
ari tilery.
"It is true that Tom Lawton was
killed. Another mining man named
Story was shot through the body, but
was living when I left. Both were
shot by accident."
Parral Major a Fighter.
That Rodolfo Valles, jefe politico of
Parral, did not desert his post, is the
declaration of Mr. Marshall. "The jefe
politico was called upon to surrender,"
says Marshall, "but he refused to do
?o and with 20 rurales he guarded
the jefatura until the arrival of the
troops. He certainly fouglit and the
rurales under him showed that Diaz
can depend on this arm of tne service
for good -work. Had Valles surren
dered, there would have been consid
erable trouble from mobs. James I.
Long. American consular agent at
Parral, took all the women and chil
dren into the consulate and protected
Q,niet at Zacatecas.
M. E. Chaflin, a mining man located
near Zacatecas. arrived on Friday
morning's .National Railway train. Ho
reports that there has been no trouble
in that locality, and that all is quiet.
Torreon, Mex.. Nov. 25. Reports re
ceived from Torreon say that condi
tions there are quiet. The government
has bought up all arms in that region
and merchants have canceled orders
for munitions of war. Soldiers Thurs
day brought in some stragglers at
The war department denies any de
flection in the army anywhere.
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American Troops From Arizona, Headed by Gen. Earl
D. Thomas, to Enforce Neutrality on Arizona Bor
der No Fighting Reported Anywhere in Re
public of Mexico Today, Although Fight
Is Said to Have Occurred in
Coahuila Sunday.
From every section or norm era .ueicu iuu.. mc . tjj. ..- xgs
that all I quiet and nl flRlitinf? is reported anywhere. Iiredo dis-
patches ay there vra a brush In Coahuila at G-aerrero and
Francisco I. Madero, the leader of the Mexican trouble, is re- $
ported vrounded. Arizona troops, headed by Gen. Earl D. Thomas, 4
have gone to the border to enforce neutrality. EHCouragiHg re- $
ports come from all parts of Mexlc-o.
Laredo, Texas. Nov. 20. That Mexicaa troops met and defeated a body o
revolutionists yesterday near Guerrero is positively learned here today but
the report that Madero had fallen wounded, perhaps fatally, Is unconflnaed.
Another fight occurred at Camargo last night but there was no casu
alties. Troops sent from Monterey are rapidly fllllBsr up the towns and over
awing the rebels.
Fredrico Viadurri, a cousin, to Madero, employed as an operator In tho
Mexican telejrraph office in Neuva Laredo, was refused admittance to the
United States today because of his relationship.
The bull flshts for which elaborate plans had been made for next week
at Neuva Laredo, have been ordered abandoned, the government fearing an
outbreak at such c: celebration.
Preseott, Ariz., Nov. 25. Although everything: Is reported Quiet along; the
border, Gen. Earl D. Thomas left with company B, ISth Infantry, for Naco, Ari
zona, early today.
There is a rumor that the entire garrison of three companies mil leave
AVhippIe barracks for the border Saturday.
rniy officers say the eavalry at Fort Huachuca has also been ordered to
the border. The movement is considered merely a precautionary measure
In order to protect American Interests in ease of an outbreak: and to guard
Against a violation of the neutrality laws.
Eagle Pass, Texas Nov. 25- Authentic advices reaching nere today are to
the effect that Francisco I. Maiicro vas serioHsly wounded list not in battle
at Guerrero- It Is said that while ajbattle was being fouKl.t Monday. Ma
dero with 10 men' crossed "the 116 "Grande "from Indie and went to his own
ranch, where he prepared to Join forees at 'Guerrero- While en route, Ma
dero was stabbed by a companion wblie they were walking behind the rest.
The Mexican escaped. Madero was brought back to the American side and
Is now In hiding.
company of cavalry sent up the river for a scout has not yet returned.
Another detachment of 20 has been sent to investigate. No reports ot fight
inc were received toda.
The Mexican commander In Ciudcd Porfirio Diaz last night Informed
customs collector R. W Dowe that Madero was severely wounded in a fight
Thursday at Guerrero between his forces and 200 rurales and cavalry com
manded bv Col. Euentes and Lieut. Nlcanor Valder.
The commander said that his advices came directly from a trustworthy
citizen of Guerrero, who came in during the day. According to the report,
Madero led his force when the federal trooprf engaged them- The engage
ment was fierce for a time.
Customs collector Dowe has been unable to obtain confirmation x tne
reported wounding of Madero, although he says Mexican officials at Clndad
Porfirio Diax assnre him it Is true.
Station Agent There Says
People Axe iSTow All
With Diaz.
j. Xt Vaughan, telegraph operator
and station agent at Moctezuma, 110
miles south of E! Paso on tne National
railroad, came to El Paso last night
and says that the telegraph lines are
all open along that railroad and that
the latest word from all the agents
along the lines of the railroad is that
the incipient insurrection In Mexico as
suppressed ' and that practically there
is no war.
Tne' agitation of the insurrectos in
looring stores and hou3cs or the people
In the small towns and in the ranches
lias lunieti tue pcuiin-, .v i...... .
may have sympathized with them, j
strongly against the Insurrectos ana
they are now strong supporters of the
Diaz government. He has talked with
hundreds of the Mexicans who live
between here and the city of Chihua
hua and fpund them opposed to the In
surrectionists and ready to take up
arms for the government if called upon.
The Americans around Moctezuma are
going along as if nothing had hap
pened and J. C. Brooks, a mining man
from Chihuahua, is shipping out to
the mountains several wagonloads of
sunnlies to the Nicolas Bravos mine. 20
miles west of Moctezuma, which ne has
leased from Francisco Orosco as the
representative of German capitalists
who are going to work the mine for
Sunt. Geo. Rutledge, of the Mexico Northwestern, states that tk,e reports
ot bridges having been blown up on that road west of Chihuahua are en
tirely without foundation and thnt theblg lumber plant at Madera and con
struction camps were not molested.
"Everything Is quiet along the entire line: what revolutionists are not
dead or In jail have taken to the hills with government troops in hot pur
suit," he declared.
Mr. Rutledge says the reports of derailing the train and shooting sol
diers were correct, but that no bridjjes vcre I.urnetL
Americans There Sustain
Herald's Statements That
All Has Been Quiet.
"There has been absolutely no trou
ble In or near the city of Chihuahua
and business has been in progress as
usual," says Charle M. Newman. Mr.
Newman was in Chihuahua since Sun
day, and reports that there were no
grounds for fear of interests -there.
"I went down the Mexico North
western line," he says, "and all that I
heard there was that a troop train had
been derailed and some soldiers killed.
I don't believe that any rails had been
removed. It was an accident only."
Mr. Newman has brougnt a copy of
a petition complaining of false press
reports. . It was signed by 1000 for
eign residents of the city of Chihau
hua. The petition deolares. as The
Herald has contended from the be
ginning, that "there has not been any
disturbance of any nature in the city
of Chihuahua, and that all is quiet
Monterey. Mexico. "Nov. 25. This city
is as orderly as ever. The police and
military have the situation completely
in hand. There is no evidence of the
revolution beyond the fact that the city
; without regular telegraph connec
tion with the outside world.

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