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! Pant, Texas, Friday Evening, April 21, 1911 12 Page 4th Extra JjiJL JrAoU JiJtLxtAJLU Ll '. ! l.J 4th EXTRA man ebel Leader Has Visit From His Wife; Also Prom Mrs. HughesShells Taken luto Camp for Cannon In- surrectos Move Closer. to C. Juarez. "Ridiculous," said Francisco Made re, when gfaoivB the Associated Press Tyashingtoa dispatch auetlng Dr. Games as saying that there sheHld be as armistice until peace terms ceuld be arranged. "Why this waiting so Iangf Madero asked. Then suddenly he said: "If they will sire hs JHares we will Trait three or fur weeks." He tHrned to his brother, Raoul Madero, aad to Guiscppl Garibaldi, sse of his chief lieutenants, aad showed then the dispatch. They laughed at It. Madero was at the time discussing mat ters regarding the fortifications of Juarez with his aides. VISIT FKOM MRS. MADERO. Mrs. Fraaclsce T. Madero crossed from El Pas to Mexico this afteraooa to meet meet her husband, the insurrecte chieftain and commander of. the rebel army. She arrived la El Pm this morning from San Antonio aad shortly after 2 deck this af ternaen, crossed -the footbridge between the 1 Paso smelter aad the El Paso brick yard, aad grot over the Rio Grande. Proceeding west, she met her husband ia a small adobe hoasc eight or tea feet from the "Xcrr Mexico Hue, la Mexico. Madera aad his staff walked from their camp la the mountains to the meeting place. Husband aad wife had aot met for several months and the reunion waK very teach lag. ,. MRS. HUGHES GETS CREIGHTON'S SWORD. XMiriag Friday morning, Mrs. Ernest Hughes, of EI Paso, was a caller ix the camp, aad Madero dropped the flghtlng plaas long eacagh to receive his caller -iery graeloHsIy. lie delivered to Mrs. Hughes the sword aad pistol of Oscar G. Crcightea, the American, adventerer -who was killed ia the Maderfcta raaks la battle near Jaarcz last -week. The provisional president spake feelingly of the ysnng American. He Invited Mrs. HHghes aad her escort to remaia in camp for laach, which was served oa a box, with a clean white tablecloth over it. SHELLS FOR REBEL CAXXON. Shells for the cannon that the iasarrectos have stationed ia the hills arc being smuggled across the river and into the camp of the insarrectes. The shells were made in a machine shep in El Paso,-arad -were taken across the river lastr-night. Ammunition is also beiag smuggled across whenever possible. The insarrectes began moving eat af the hills from the saain camp in the mountain passes west of the smelter aad dews onto the flat bet-ween the river aad the ' foothills about 21 ocloefc this morning. The oatposts to the so nth east toward Juarez aad . opposite the Globe mills -were moving back, apparently ta jeia the troops coming oat of tbe hills, as If they were assuming their actaal battle pecitlens. COVFEREXCE OF WAR. A conference af -war was held ia Madera's camp Friday morning, attended" by all e the chiefs. Maps and plaas of battle were submitted by the board ef strategy and. discussed, at length by the commanders and by Madero him self. The conference was still 1& progress at 11 a. m. There -was considerable activity and "mllHag, as the cowboys say, among the lnsurrectos after 11 deck. Early in. tbe day, the insarreetas spent their time lazily lolling about camp er ea the -water's edge down near the iaternatieasl line, -where they made their toilets, washed their clothes, bathed their limbs aad watered their tired ani mals. Mast af those dawn at the rlTer were rather poor looking specimens of soldier material, aaasaally so, even, far men. of. their type. All carried plenty ef cartridges aad were armed. A baad ef American adventnrcrs who arc -with the iaaurrect&s, came down abeat $ oclack to the river at a point jnst north af the eonnty hospital. They were at that time with the command near est Juarez. The saloons were closed in Jaarez at 12 o'clock, aad the greater nam her af stores -were closed and the wl ndows barricaded. The kcae games were stopped Tharsday night. Washington, 3D. G. April 21. The ultimatum issued at .El Paso yesterday by Praneisco I. Madero, leader and provisional president of the Mexican insurrectos to the -effect that he would attack Juarez today unless he was assured that Diaz would resign was formally com municated by Dr. Yasquez Gomez to the Mexican govern ment. Gomez was not optimistic as to a favorable re sponse. He is said to be of the opinion that, while the re tirement of Diaz is an ultimate neeessiy for the complete restoration of tranquility in the republic, a state of an archy and lawlessness would be likely to follow any an nouncement or assurances that Diaz would abdicate the presidency. it is said that Gomez believes an, assurance that president Diaz would resign should be given only after all other conditions of peace are arranged, which he thinks would occupy at least a month, during which time the country would be returniing to its normal condition. Cenfaslon as te the interpretation of an armistice is believed by Dr. Gomez, who Is head of the confidential agency of the Mexican revolution ists, to be responsible for the' hitch la the truce which had been partially arranged with the Mexican gevernmen t, and which Madero yesterday re jected. Gemex sent a long telegram to Madero today In which he pointed out that it will be necessary not to confuse the armistice proposition with the peace proposals whIch were to fell ow. He declared In this message that neither side would gain or lose by a n armistice, tho primary conditions be ig that the statu sue be Imposed upon nil military operations, which vtould Include, of coarse, the shipment ef arms or In bringing up of reinforce ments to the north ef Mexico. Jfeth lag which Gen. Madero yesterday said was probably the Mexican government's idea in favoring the armistice. Gomez ts said to have indicated to. the rebel chief the needlessncss of an attack on Juarez new, in view of the fact that if there Is a disagree ment in peace negotiations following the armistice, Madero still would be in position te attack Juarez. Washington, D. C, April '!. Ninety thousand citizens of the United Stten petitioned congress today to withdraw United States troops from the Mexican border. Three men iHgged the huge bundles of petitions to the speaker's platform. They were submitted bj Victor Berger, Socialist memfcer from Wisconsin, who said the names were from eHery state except Delaware, every territory bHt Alaska. - Final Peace Message Is Sent Madero by G-omez and Is Taken Out to Camp. ARMIES READY FOR THE FIGHT Dr. Vasoue Gomez's last message to FranclSco I. Madero, head of the lnsurrectos, giving details for aa armistice to which the federals are willing to agree has"beea received. It was delayed somewhere after it was filed In "Washington by Dr.fGomex. Gonzales Garza, secretary of the El Paso junta, rccei-ved the message this afternoon, and ha gone to Madero's camp with it. The armies of Madero and Diaz are marking time. Inside the heavily for tified town are 750 loyal soldiers ef Diaz waiting for the attack. OHtsIde, Madera aad his army are waiting for president. .Pja-B-fo wrwd:.srdthst--he Is- willing to resign or- at least to give JHBrex to them. This, 'they declare, is the only thing that will prevent an at- ;tak on Juarez. -""I will wait .24 hours leager for t Diaz to surrender the presidency," said Madero yesterday to delegation that visited his camp, to endeavor to briag about an armistice. Today he said there hadbeen no developments -to -make hlra change his mind. American army officers comment fa vorably upon the completeness of the Juarea fortifications. The federal 1 forces have several field guns and three or four machine guns posted effectively. Col. 31. Tamborel, Juarez commander, says of the rebels s "They are cowards and liars." The rebel army surrounds Juarez on the northwes't, west and soHthwest. It is officially stated ia Juarez that I Gen. Rabsgo is en route from Chlb.ua- General Disposition Of the Opposing Forces f ' if" " aa ii 1 -j hah lftk,riV'1'jU'- V. m ' t w l 7f?T,M r A $X , $ ' . . I- fU , IrV y. ?V c,v JM "$-& '-; . av :l SJ w, A A -h -h ';.' l' 'jliTr7:A nS- efej TT.k!fc&jD c7 ! r . V. a "A. I U . K WV ( c e- 'ih. :so - c-- -r . ; il 1 --. , ii lm i i l f i ji i i KB V B SB B fl llexico City, Mexico, April 21. President "Diar today ordered the re lease of Edwin H. Blatt and Lawreace Converse, American boys arrstcd by the federal troops and now Imprisoned la Juarez. H. C. Converse, father of one of the American bojs, called at the palace this morning, accompanied by one of staff of the American embassy and made a plea in behalf of both prisoners. Gen. Diaz, after considering the matter, directed that a letter be addressed to the authorities at Juarez order ing the release of the twe bojs. This letter was glvea to the elder Con verse, who will leave w 1th it knight for Jnarez. The boys were arrested on February 22, below Juarer, on Texas sell "and, brought to Mexico and ailed. They had been la the Insarrecto army but were returning to El Paso when arrested. This Is received here as being the president's definite expression of a desire to conserve the friendly statu of the two republics; it is deemed probable that his action today Is done with a ilew directly toward reducing the tendency toward" border frlc tion. hua with heavy artillery aad cavalry to reiaforce the garrison. To this, the rebel commanders say: "We are not afraid of1 bugaboos. We will take Juarss -when -we can. It the federals then attack us .it willfce our business to defend ourselves." United States troops that have been camped near Fort Bliss have moved down to the city and are now camped close to the border. Madero declares today that .If the federals will evacuate Juarez, he -will talk armistice and peace, bHt he wants a town for headquarters and he wants some place to house his mea. During the day the insurrectoi army has moved closer towards the city of Juarez, but at 3 oclock there is noth ing to ladlcate preparations for an im mediate attack. The lnsurrectos .are still in the hills northwest of oldFort Bliss. The Mexican peace commissionetrs, 'who are here from Mexico City and Chihuahua labeling to bring about an armistice, appear very much disheart ened ever the prospect. ,GLOBE WANTS TO SEND 100 FIGHTERS A telegram from Globe, Ariz., -was sent to Madero' this afternoon offering to send him 100 fighting: men at a moment's notice. -The message was fo. warded through Sr. Garza, Berne, Switzerland, April 21. A Swiss arms manufactory at Neuhnusen is now turning out a big order of modern arms for the Mexican government. A Mexican army officer recently left accompanying -the first consignment of rifles to 3Iexico. 'Several other Mexican officers have arrived at Neuhausen to watch over the execution of the balance of the crd 'er. 0 4? fcr-U -aa . l-2? i ' 3 , . ! -. . c -. i i ii ixcvv 'arv -r j 'fl M'lrrj-V M . M I r '"";An - ! ;L'L ', -V !. . 5 ?v .. . .i ' s, x c '-rmmx i- r . " AVy Jfc' v ' .V -- v y w: '.Ba.ucl' 9 fINSURRECTOS SEEK RECRUITS IN CANADA Quebec, Canada, April 21. Recruits for the Mexican Insurrecto army are being sought at Quebec by a 'Mexican -who has aDuroached several membera of the artillery and infantry corps here, j His campaign Is conducted secretly and his success i. not known. " ; : v T r V REBELS OCCUPY THE TOWS' OF NACOZARI. Nacozari, Son., Mex., April 21. Antonio Rojas with 250 rebels entered this town today. The operations of the big copper companies were.not in terfered with. Nacozarl is the southern ter minus of the Nacozari railroad, which has Its beginning at Agua Prleta. - ' S a r r r e-" "" & REDI2L.S BLOW UP CHURCH AXD KXIil MANX-F-EBERALS Eagle Pass, Texas, April 21. There are unofficial reports that Mexican rebels attacked Pirras, Cbahulla, yesterday, and blew jip with, dynamite the church In which the federals had congregated. It Is said many federals were killed. - San Pedro. Coahulla, was captured by rebels. WARMS THE FEDERALS pi v N A vqlj i S isnK)enJ 0 - Vk - x i- iV 7 w m NQTA CRISIS; MERELY HUT OF HEHJL1 De La Barra Says Mexican Government Has Not Re ceived the Communication Officially and Knows Only What It Has Seen in the Newspapers, Generally Believed It Gets Little Atten tion From Mexican Officials. Mexico City, Mexico, April 21. The xefolstionaxY, situation apparently is unchanged as far as the govern ment is concerned, by the ultimatum of the rebel leader, FranciscQ I. Madero, jr., who declared yesterday that he would give president Diaz until 3 oclock this evening to resign, and so avoid-the otherwise inevitable rebel attack upon Juarezr later in the day. Officially nothing is kne wl of this latest phose of the situation and accordingly it isnot being seriously consid ered by the executive andliis advisers. Upon leaving the department of foreign affairs for his customary daily consultation regarding routine af fairs with the president "this evening, minister de la Barra said the only knowledge he had of Madero Js prop osition was what he had received from the newspapers. He would not state his opinion relativeto the attitude of the adininistration toward the same if it were officially pressed. In other circles it is believed that the, expiration of the time limit named by Madero will find the adminis tration unmoved from its oft declared! position of ignor ing the demands for Diaz's resignation. The subject is freely discussed in the streets and cafes and is given a prominent place in the newspapers, but the Maderc threat appears to be generally regarded as constituting another incident and not a crisis. IT Douglas Ariz., April 21. At U o'clock this morula Col. Chiasm with 5o men left Agua Prleta eastward. , It is reported that there Is a rebel force at Cealaa Springs, 1 miles east of here, but It is believed Chiapas hs ordered overland to Juarez. The federal garrison today began strengthening the fortification of the town. They are bulldlag heavy adobe breastworks and ramnarts south and east of the city. LIARS AND COWARDS--TAMBOREL TO REBELS They say they are coming In t his afteraooa, but they are liars and coward." Cl. M. Tamborql, commander of the Juarez garrison. That Is the way the doughty little Jefe de armas in Juarez character izes the besiegers in the hills of Juarez. He was busily engaged in super intending the construction of the barricade across Lerdo avenue and. shewing the soldiers how to stack the sacks of sand. Var is his. business and he us carrying on his daily business as if there was not a rebel -within 10, OOO miles of Juarez. i PUBLIC OPINION CAN LIMANTQUR SAYS SO; NOT RULE IN MEXIO Mexico City. Mex.. April 21.jIn. an interview -with a newspaper 'corre spondent in this city last night, minis ter of finance Limantour spoke in part, as follo-ws: "You Americans should understand ft senor Francisco I. Madero, the leader of the rebellion, is a dreamer, a stubborn man, a doctrinaire in poli tics, a man who has acquired his knowledge of mesj from booits and libraries, wlfo is not in touch -with the people, ho-wrever vell versed he may be in the classics and Assyrian antiquities. "Wc understand that he is a vege tarian, who will not eat the flesh upon which mankind has subsisted for so many thousands of-years, and that he is a spiritualist, listening rather to the voices which'no one eise can hear-than paying attention to the lessons of Jiu- NDS TROOP MADERO DREAMER mac experience-in the difficult art of government. "If, as many claim, senor Madero has though concealed a patriotic sidi to his character, now is the time for him to show It before all men. "Senor Madero says that the govern ment of the United States is the great est on earth and that he will not re" content until he shall have enriched his country with precisely the same form of government, resting on the same liberal Institutions and popular rights. "Public opinion may rule in the United States, but-Jiere. if placed in charge of affairs, anarchy would be the result. "Of course, we 'elder statesmen. as they call us, may have got into a rut, and the younger statesmen are right, of cours, in prodding us. That is their privilege and we do not com plain. The future belongs to them. But they should do their work of con struction upon the liberal foundations which their fathers .cemented with their blood and not destroy them anl convert our flourishing country into a wilderness."