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EL PASO, TEXAS,
Thursday Evening, August 29, 1912 12 Pages TWO SECTIOXS TODAT. ASSOCIATED PRESS Leased Wire WEATHER FORECAST. Fair tonlsSk-and Friday. CONTEST Committeemen Differ Over the Recommendation of the Subcommittee. J. H. HARPER SAYS HE REPRESENTS THE RING A small sized squall, -wherein politi cal alignments -were drawn and em phasized, ruffled the waters of the subcommittee, in the election contest Thursday morning following the argu ment of Seymour Thurmond, repre senting the contestants, to the effect that the subcommittee should make a recommendation to the executive com mittee as a whole relative to Its find ings in the contest. Mr. Thurmond's argument was made at the conclusion of the testimony in troduced by the contestees on the part of several witnesses who desired to refute the testimony of witnesses for the contestants, who testified to mat ters concerning; their personal conduct during the the election. Falvey Thinks It Is Useless. Mr. Thurmond contended tnat the subcommittee should make the recom mendation and that it was- in the power of the executive committee to reject or accept the recommendation as It saw fit. Judge T. A. Falvey, at torney for the contestees, argued that Inasmuch as the report of the sub committee would not be binding on the executive committee he could see no reason rr the former committee mak ing any recommendation. Chairman Tom Lea, for his own information, asked judge Falvey if it were not cus tomary for a committee of this kind to make a recommendation. The reply was that he did not think so. Chair man Lea favored both sides of the subcommittee preparing a report, in addition to the report that he himself would make, and submitting each to the executive committee. Judge Falvey argued that the sub committee had only been created to hear the testimony in the contest, and tbe report should only be that that hau been done and the evidence taken to the executive committee. The plea to the jurisdiction of the commitee, that was urged before the subcommittee on the first day it con vened, will be made the chief defence to the action of the contestants when the matter is finally submitted to the executive committee. This is expected to play an important part in the event the contest is taken to one of the dis trict courts. Hairier Represents Ring. Judge Peyton F. Edwards made a motion that the chairman make a re port to tbe effect that the testimony in the contest had "bBn taken togeth er with a report of the action taken by the committee on the matter of open ing the ballot boxes, and the action on the plea to the jurisdiction. J. H. Harper, the other ring member of the committee, seconded the motion. Judge Falvey then made a sugges tion about the report and Mr. Thur mond was on his feet. "The commit tee is here, I understand," said Mr. Thurmond, "not representing any side- " I want it put In the record," said Mr. Harper, "that I am here repre senting the ring, and no one else." Lea (turning to the stenographer) "Put that in the record." Harper "Well, you just as well be truthful about the matter." He turned to J. B. Donahue and C. W. Marshall, the anti-ring members of the subcom mittee. They had nothing to say on that score. Lea Favors Recommendation. Chairman Lea., who maintained an impartial attitude throughout the pro ceedings, stated that he would much rather see the recommendations drawn up by judge Falvey and Mr. Thur mond, which he would submit to the executive committee with his own re .rt Mr. Marshall offered a substitute mo tion embracing the proposition that he thought it was the duty of the commit tee to make a report. Mr. Donahue sec ended the motion. Chairman Lea de clined to put either motion. Adjourn ment was taken until 9:30 oclock Fri tla morning when the matter of the committee making a recommendation to the executive committee will again be taken up. Mr. Marshall at this time will present the form of recommenda t.ons he considers should be placed be fore the executive committee, and they will probably be voted on. The entire contest, together with the evidence that has been given before the subcommittee, will be in the hands of the executive committee Saturday. Chairman Lea stated Thursday morning that he would issue the notices to the members of that committee to meet at this time, and pass on the contest. Regardless of the decision of that com mittee the contest- will be taken to one of the district courts, inasmuch as the decision of that body will be ad verse to one side. Ed Bryant, a witness "Wednesday, testified that he saw Fred Delgado at (Continued on next paste). WOMAN WITH KNIVES TRIES TO Colnmbtut, O., Aug. 20. Caroline Becrs aged 40, who said "he was from Greenville, Ohio, vras arrested by Pittsburg detective at the Southern hotel while waiting for president Tnft, with two lonpr knives found concealed In her clothing. The -woman said she was the wife of the president. Mrs. Beers said she was going to pnnlsh the president. She had been no ticed yesterday afternoon waiting around the hotel and told employes that she was waiting for the president. -I have the sacred knife for presdent- Taft," she told a detective when arrested. The woman did not get near the president but was fonnd and rushed out of the hotel just as the presidential party arrived. She was fonnd in one of the upper floors waiting near the elevntor on -which It was expected the president would go to his apartments. One of the knives found lu her clothing was a long keen hiadedaffalr, on the handle of which a picture of president Taft had been photographed. Mrs, Beers vras well dressed. A roll of $200 was fonnd In her clothing. GOES TO LOOK AFTER WOMAN. Greenville, Ohio, Aug. 29. L. E. Chcnoweth, an attorney here, went to Columbus today to look after the Interests of Mrs. Caroline Beers, who was arrested in that city while waiting for president Taft with two knives In her possession. Chcnoweth was sent by the woman's relatives when news of her arrest Mas received. John J. Jarvls, a sonlnlaw of Mrs. Beers, said Mrs. Beers had neer himn any tendency to violence, although her actions had been somewhat peculiar at times. She did not follow politics and he did not believe she was after the president because of hi s positions or political connections. Mr. Jan Is said Mrs. Beers left here yesterday to attend the state loir at Columbus. DV TIFT Will Not Send the Tenth In fantry From Panama to Nicaragua. GTTA-WR-TIS TTTS MIND AND RECALLS TROOPS Washington, D. C, Aug. 29. Adverse criticism of the state department's Cen tral American policy during the closing hours of the last session ot the senate, with intimations that an American army would be sent to Nicaragua soon after congress adjourned, are believed by some officials to be the reasons which actu ated president Taft in revoking the order sending the 10th infantry from the canal zone to Nicaragua President Talt last night rescinded his 12 hour old order directing the imme diate dispatch from Panama to Nicar agua of the 10th1 infaniry. From his private car in the Rochester (N. Y.) yards the president wired to the acting secretary of war to recall the order. A sufficient force of marines, the president said, would be in Managua, the Nicara guan capital, and Corinto, its principal seaport, early next week to insure the safety of American lives and property. All authorities on international law in the state, war and navy departments are practically agreed that there is no technical difference between the khaki clad soldiers and the marines or blue jackets when employed as a landing force in a foreign country. But there is a public- sentiment which invariably associates the landing of soldiers with actual warfare and a permanency of purpose. On the other hand, marines and blue jackets are so irequently called upon for the most temporary and exi gent service as to excite little comment. From a military point of view it is said at the state department the only effect of the president's action of last night will be to slightly retard the as sembly of a sufficient American force in Nicaragua to insure the maintenance of communication between the legation in Managua and the warships at Corinto, 72 miles away. It is not believed that American lives will be in great danger for the next two or three days, especially as knowledge of the purpose of the United States to use any necessary amount of force to ac complish the purposes announced by minister Weitzel is fully known to the rebel leaders. Naval Reinforcements Arrive. The navy's reinforcements are begin ning to report their arrival in Nicar agua. The gunboat Denver arrived at Corinto on Tuesday, butthe -dispatch. announcins- the fact to the navy depart ment did not reach here until early to day. Besides reporting the arrival or the gunboat the dispatch said the cruiser Ualiioraia was yesteroay to iana aoouc 400 marines and blue jackets at Corin to and steam for Panama to embark tile 750 marines which the Prairie is now speeding to Colon for transportation across the isthmus. Anxiety is expressed for Managua, in view of a dispatch dated Monday, which was received at the state department earlv today from American minister Weitzel. The dispatch merely stated that the government had been informed that another attack upon the capital would be made by the rebels. Nothing of later date had been received at noon today. Upon his arrival at Corinto, commander Washington, who now is the senior navy officer in Nicaraguan waters, called into conference a committee representing the rebels. The revolutionary forces ac quiesced in the demand for the imme diate repair of the railway between Co rinto and Managua and the opening of telegraphic communication. A dispatch received here today said wire3 between Corinto and Managua would be in operation within 48 hours, but that it would require 8 days for the repair of the railroad. Food Is Scarce. Much suffering, by reason of the great scarcity of food, was reported by com mnadcr Washington. The consul at Corinto says a commis sion of rebels appeared at Corinto Au gust 2 under a flag of truce. Francisco Baco, who headed the party, presented an ultimatum to the federal commander for tic capitulation of the town within six hours. The consul assured them that the commander of the gunboat Annapo lis was prepared to land an armed force for the protection of the place and the rebels disappeared. TICKET OFFICE CHANGES. Fred Erickson. who has been a ticket nr.inf of Vi TTnirm Rhifinn. has been apointed assistant city ticket agent of the Sunset lines, city omce, iaK.uu; mu place of C. L. Hopkins, who has been promoted to be ticket agent at Tucson, Ariz. REACH TAFT Criticises the Policy; of Taft and Roosevelt on the Tariff. CITES TAFT'S VETO OP FREE LIST BILL Williams Grove, Pa., Aug. 29. CoL Roosevelt's analogy that the benefits of the protective tariff system consti tuted "prize money" of which too much was kept by the officers and too little distributed to the crew, was criti cized by governor "Wilson here today. He 'wanted to know in his speech be fore the State Grangers' picnic "just where the prize money came from." He said the plundering came from the farmers who were taxed too highly by the sheriff on agricultural implements. The governor confined himself to the tariff and how It affected the farmers and- drew attention to president Taf t's veto of the Farmers' Free list bilL "I dare say he was right from his point of view," said governor Wilson, of president Taft in this connection, "for he represented the trustees and not the people." The governor argued that the gov ernment of the country had been In control of self constituted trustees in the Republican party and that it was time for the people to obtain control of their own government. He said In part: "It is strange that- we should have put off so long looking into our gov ernment to see whether it is in fact run according to the rules we originally laid down for it, but it Is certain that we are now looking into it very sharply indeed and without the least danger that we shall be deceived again as to its character. Our idea of It has been from the first that it has been genuine partnership and that all were upon one footing and were to share alike. Self Constituted Trustees. "But a very interesting thine has come to light. That is not, in fact, the way the government has been adminis- lerea in our ume. it nas Deen in the hands of self-constituted trustees and j mo iui tuera nave seiuum ueen auowea a real governing voice in its adminis tration. "We had sunnosed that we wert con ducting the national business along the line3 laid down by Jefferson 'but we find that as a matter of fact we have been conducting it along the lines laid down by Hamilton. Hamilton believed that the ommon run of men had so little qualification Tor uch business that It could be really comprehended and wisely directed only by those who led In commercial and industrial enter prises and owned the chief bodies of property In the country. And In our time, the leaders of the Republican party have consciously or unconsciously adopted his notion. "These men -financed party campaigns'! iinu were always on tne inside when party policy was to be determined. They were the trustees. What went on in the trustee meetings we were seldom allowed to learn learned indeed only by impertinent inquiry, only by con gressional Investigations or trials in court which -the trustees complained sadly interfered with the regular course of business. Roosevelt's Policv. "Mr. Roosevelt has proclaimed him self a convert to the protective policy I say a convert because he at one time very frankly avowed a different opinion and has said that while we admitted that, no doubt, some duties were too high and ought to be lowered on the whole, the policy pursued by Repub lican administrations had been the right one; and he thought the prize i money which had been received under i mat system Dy the manufacturers of the country was legitimate booty. "The analogy is a very Interesting one. Prize money is generally acquired by capture and not bv nrocess of earn ing, but Mr. Roosevelt is always frank and says that the only objection to the system is too much of the prize money ! remainea in tne nanus or the officers and too little of it is distributed to the crew. His own object, he avows to be to see to it that more of the prize money gets into the pay envelopes of those whom these free booters employ. The interesting point I wish to raise now Is who supplies the plunder, from whom Is the prize money taken? The Free List Bill. "The present Democratic congress has Continued on page three. Criticism Of the State Department In Mexican Attitude Causes Congress To Act Americans On Border and American Interests In Mexico Complain That the (Attitude Of Washington WASHINGTON, D. O, Aug. 29. In its handling of the diffi culties growing out of the rev olution in Mexico the American state department has been criticised by almost every interest affected. The people who have gone to Mexico from the United States complain that the attitude of the government at Washington is not posi tive enough to protect them in their rights under international law. The peo ple who reside on the American side of the Mexican border contend that they have a right to demand protection from the flying missies of battle from the Mexiican side, and to insist that the United States shall compel the warring factions in Mexico to fight their battles on grounds and to aim their guns in directions that will not kill and maim people and damage property on the American side. They assert that a zone of neutrality ought to be established and maintained by an American army patroling the frontier. These people also criticise the state department for its attitude toward those who have Wn the victims of shells and balls crossing the international boun dary line. They assert that they are entitled to protection from the gunfire of the Mexicans, and that if they ajte damaged it is the duty of the state de partment to right their wrongs for them, and to do it promptly and efficiently. And this,they assert, has not been done. It is their contention that our govern ment has failed to do its duty when it has not protected them from such in jury, and that there is neither reason or justice in the attitude of the state de partment in refusing to press their claims. Defence of State Department- Meanwhilc the state department an swers that it has been trying to follow those lines tint would best promote the intcic-t- of all concr i -"I. It points out that the Mexican government has Rafael Campa, Commanding Force of 300, Threatens to Attack at Once. AMERICANS IN CAMP "WILL DEFEND SELVES Douglas, Ariz., Aug. 29. Rafael Cam- pa. commanding a force ot rebels esu- -,;i . ..tittiIot 7f)u sent mounted mated to number .suu, seni. iuuuulcu messengers to El Tigre this morning de manding the surrender of the camp to day. He threatens to attack at once should his demand not be acceded to. Local advices' from El Tigre say no defi nite answer was given the messengers who returned to their chief. Campa's force is ,at Bavispe river, 14 miles west of that camp. El Tigre Americans, numbering about 70, say they will not fight unless forced to do so. They are all well armed, however, and stand ready to defend their lives or sacrifice themselves if need be to protect their women. The camp is said to be garrisoned by federals and volunteers numbering about 100. They promise to fight desperately because of the fear of a repetition of the outrages perpetrated in other Sonora towns. El Tigre is considered one of the rich- j est plums in Sonora by the rebels. There are rich mines and a large store, carrying a" huge stock of supplies, of which the Tebels stand greatly in need. Anotherjforce of rebels is reported at Basarac30 miles east or 1 Tigre. The number is unknown here. L. R. Budrow, general manager of the Tigre company, arrived here this morn ing from the -coast, where he was on a vacation. He will try to go to El 'Tigre this .afternoon. A train from-'thesouthi ..ua wv.uuuu. a. uuu "-'"-yyitavMj-jjjjjgjj nats: some of tne aiexicanj JufecuuM tnriotf?T ed with refugees from the towns south. It is the first train since Saturday on ' account of extensive washouts. The telegraph wires to Sonora river towns are down, the cause being un known. The Sonora Land and Timber com pany, with headquarters at Yzabal, Sonora, an English corporation, has been granted a permit to cross its stock into the United States. CREWS ARE REPAIRING- According to railroad advices in Juarez, the rebels who destroyed the Mexico North "Western railway only about 100 miles south of Juarez hae left the line and retreated to the hills. xhelr number is unknown. If no accidents or further interfer- 1 ence occurs the line will be opened J again by Friday evening. The work i train moving from the south, which was stopped by rebels at San Pedro, is resuming the repair of the nine de stroyed bridges. The work train which left Juarez is operating around Guzman. The latter train is guarded by tha train of 300 infantry and artillery sent from Juarez. Government Leaves Them Unprotected. created a channel through which these claims may be brought up, adjudicated, and settled. This is in the shape of con sular investigations. For instance, the Mexican consul at EI Paso is empowered to investigate the claims growing out of the damage inflicted in EI Paso by the guns of the contending forces. His recommendations will be taken as a guide for payment by the Mexican govern ment. The department contends that it was not for it to refuse to recognize the methods of satisfaction" provided by the Mexican government, but simply to see that justice is done. So long as the method chosen by the Mexicans works, it contended, there was no reason for other methods to be invoked, but that it would have invokged such other meth ods as might have been necessary had the plan adopted by the Mexicans failed to afford adequate relief. Must Try Mexico First. This contention has been answered by the senators from the states bordering on the frontier with the statement that it is scarcelv to be expected that tlu? Mexican consuls, having in mind the bad financial situation of their country, and objecting to its assuming responsibility for damages inflicted bv rebel troops, will be over liberal with the American citizens living on this side of the Rio Grande. Senator Fall, for instance, con cedes that it is the duty of those Amer icans who live in Mexico and have sus tained injuries there to exhaust their remedies in that country before appeal ing to Washington. But it is contended that the people injured on the American side have an entirely different status. So long as the3r have stayed at home and have followed the pursuits of good citizens it is for the government at Washington to protect them and not for them to protect themselves. Hence their contention that the state department has erred. Regards Situtticn Eangerous. Congress finally has accepted their Commander of Department of .Texas Crosses Border to Juarez. BAND PLAYS STAR SPANGLED BANNER As a Mexican military band played "The Star Spangled Banner." auto mobiles bearing Gen. E. Z. Steever and i -:----.". "- r. . i sian onucers at ll ociock xnursaay i .,, t. a . ito-r.nMnn;.i bridge. Awaiting the commanding officer of the department of Texas was Gen. Joaquin Tellez, commander of Mexican federal troops pperatlng about Juarez, his staff officers and 150 men of j the 15th battalion of infantry. Generals Meet at Bridge. Following a brief meeting between the American and Mexican generals at the international bridge, the troops swung into line and were followed by the automobiles bearing the officers. First came the drum and bugle corps, then, the brass band rendering a mili tary march. Then, the infantry, 16 abreast, long Mauser riflds to shoulder, swaying lines of drab colored men marching their best and in almost perfect formation. Behind swung the automobiles. Gen. Steever with Gen. Tellez in the Mexican -general's big i uerman touring car. Crowds greeted the arrival of the American army officers. As the proces sion stopped in front of the quarters of Gen. Tellez on avenida Lerdo, only a few blocks from the bridge, the Mexican soldiers, lined the side of the street and came to a salute. The band struck up a lively air, and the two generals walked from the automobile into the house of Jose Ochoa, where Gen. Tellez is resid ing. The American and Mexican army officers followed, and as each auto drove up the crowd which followed the procession cheered. The Mexicans cheered the American officers, and the American sightseers present applauded the Mexican army men. Generals Before the Camera. In the general's temporary residence a reception was held. American army officers of Cuban and Philippine service chatted in Spanish with the Mexican officers. Gen. Steever himself tried his West Point Spanish in addressing Gen. Tellez. Social ease marked the scene in the "sala" of the Mexican home. Gen. Steever and Gen. Tellez had their pictures taken together with Enrique C. IJorente, Mexican consul at El Paso, in the '-patio" of the house. Later re freshments, and a noon-day banquet was served the army officers. Both generals appeared in campaign uniform. Gen. Steever in; the khaki and Gen. Tellez -in the drab campaign regulation- ofvthe Mexican unfform. The American army officers.-accompanying Gen. Steever also, ware khaki and oam- tarv scene presented was spectacular, a confusion of uniforms and chatting mon Th. tttiirti rtf fitn Stvr and the American army officers to El Paso was done with pertect ceremony. iney were accompanied to the international bridge by the Mexican military. Officers Accompany Commander. The American army oincers, irom Fort Bliss, accompanying their general on his international mission were: Col. Frank West. Second cavalry. Col. D. A. Frederick, 22d infantry. Lieut. Col. H. L. Ripley, Second cavalry. Lieut. Col. Harris L. Robe'sts, id in- fantry. Maj. George D. .Moore, istn infantry. J JIaj. Arthur Thayer. Third artillery. JIal. Wilson T. Davidson, medical corps. :?. (;eorse s- Simno. adjutant (22a infantry. Capt a M. Kochersperger, Second i cavair. liieuu rKimunu .-i. -Ducuajiun, otrcuuu cavalry. Lieut. George H. Brett, Second cav- airy. May Cross Line Frequently. The ceremonies were merely a repe- tition of what took place Wednesday ,!-.-, ' tle .Rrim tt,- ,,,,. a.. ...,.,. ,. ..n.ij t,, call, and offered purely social exchange of courtesy to the Mexican army com mander. It is expected that shortly, permission will be secured for both Mexican and American army officers to cross the line at will and become acquainted with each other as was the case before the Madero revolution. By Frederic J. Haskin view of it and has provided that the assessment of damages shall be made bv American army officers, and that the Washington government will undertake to sec that restitution is made. It is to be explained that the state depart ment feels that the Mexican situation is a dangerous one. and that it needs to be handled with the utmost care if we arc to avert complications that might prove of the utmost seriousness. It oc cupies much the position that president McKinley occupied before the Spanish American war. scking to avert any inci dent that might inflame public opinion at home or stir up trouble in Mexico. Meanwhile incidents have happened from time to time that might, under other conditions, provoke international trouble. The government at Washington permitted Americans in Mexico to im port arms for self defence. These were taken from them by the revolutionists with the declaration that since the United States has refused to allow them to import munitions of war from across the Rio Grande that is their only chance to get them. They assert that the Ma dero revolutionists were permitted to get all the arms and ammunition they need ed, but that the Orozco people- are denied the right that was granted the former revolutionists. Brutal Treatment of Americans. Likewise Americans have been treated so brutally in sonic cases that there is probably ground for the assertion that such treatment has been meted out for the purpose of forcing intervention. In one instance a prominent American colonist's wife fell ill and died. Her relatives in New Mexico were notified and made the trin in an automobile. At the international boundary line they were told by the Mexican consul that they did not need a passport. When they arrived at their destination the man whose wife had died was shot and killed bv M"icans at his home for pcr- Cpntinued .on Page Four, United States at Present Time Has Not Enough Men Along the Mexico Border to Prevent Rebels From Crossing the Line and Raiding Ranches in Texas and Newx Mexico. That 20,000 troops will be needed to form an efficient border patrol to prevent ammunition smuggling to the Mexican rebels and to guard against re currence of ranch raiding by the rebels, who have crossed the Texas and New Mexico borders on recent instances, is the belief of El Pasoans who are keeping in close touch with Mexico affairs. At present there are less than 1500 troops on border patrol A large portion of that number is infantry, of mveh less use than cavalry for police duty in the southwest. This, it is estimated, makes one man to a mile of border, to say nothing of necessary night and day shifts. However, Gen. Steever has done all possible with the elements at his command to protect the border from ammunition running and ranch raiding by Mexican rebels. It has often been necessary owing to the inadequate number of men to send cavalry troops in special trains east and west of Fort Bliss. But where the rebels will appear along the border is seldom known in advance, and by the time the United States troops arrive the rebels have disappeared. Gen. Steever has not announced what answer he will make to Gen. Wood, chief of staff, who is said, by Washington dispatches, to have asked Gen. Steever if he is in need of reinforcements. The Mexican troops are doing absolutely no border patrol duty. REBELS SECURED ONLY 37 HORSES The T. 0. Ranch Is Looted; Orozeo Is Reported Near Banderas. Gen. E. Z. Steever received an official report from the Third cavalry detach ment stationed at Hachlta, N. M, giv ing the details of the raid made by rebels on the Culberson ranch, near there, last Monday night. But 37 horses were taken by the reb els, the report .says, and the rebels were driven back' to the Mexican side of the line by a detachment of troop F, of the Third cavalry. The fight was a run ning one, on horseback, at a range of 1000 yards, which. Gen. Steever says, accounts for the fact that the United States soldiers did not bring down any of the rebel looters. A report was ajso received at Fort Bliss that there are 1209 rebels east of Juarez, in the vicinity of Banderas. They raided the T. O. ranch, opposite Sierra Blanca, several days ago and. "w wEuu.iru'' "" "" ,"- ,e report after rewalaingJtpera two days, left says. The federal officers in Juarez Jnstst that Orozco is near Banderas and not in Sonora and they claim that this body i or izou men is operating unaer urozco. I , FAM. IS EXPECTED FRIDAY, TO PROBE THE BORDER TROTJBIVE C. F. Hunt received a message from I senator Albert B. Fall Thursday morn- I ing saying that the New Mexico sena- tor wouia reacn isi ir-aso .rnaay aiter- ) noon on the Golden State Limited, and I would remain nere over Sunday in or der to make an investigation of the Mexican situation from this angle. Senator Fall will meet a number of the refugees here, including the Mor mons, and will obtain statements from them regarding the true condition of afairs in Mexico. From El Paso senator Fall .will go to Los Angeles to continue the investiga tion with senator William Alden Smith. ALL MULES FROM TOE T-O RAXCII TO BE BROUGHT ACROSS All of the mules of the T-O ranch will be brought to the United States from Mexico in bond today on account of the shifting of the rebel bands to that vicinity. The mules have already been driven to the border and will be imported at Bosque Bonita. W. T. i Griffith, of the customs department. left for Sierra Blanca Wednesday night to superintend the bringing of the mules over for the customs depart ment. TUG IROO.UOIS IS ORDERED TO COXYOY THE VICKSBURG San Diego. CaL, Aug. 29. The sea going tug Iroquois has received orders to make a trip to Magdalena bay to convoy the disabledv Vicksburg north, leaving the cruiser Cleveland free to proceed south. CANNOT USE SKIM (MILK IN ICE CREAM Austin. Texas. Aug. 29. Pure food commissioner Abbott ruled today that the product from homegenized butter ine and skimmed milk cannot be used for the manufacture of ice cream under the pure food laws of Texas. Commis sioner Abbott said he had information that certain packing houses are manu facturing this product to sell to ice cream manufacturers and today he ad vised all ice cream manufacturers in Texas that the use of this product would be followed by prosecutions. TRADE TRIP LIMIT IS 75 Committee Now Has 43 Signatures of Men Who Will Make the Pilgrimage to Arizona Cities Z. T. White, Who Is Unable to Go, Contrib utes $50 Toward the Expenses. An additionnl Pulimnn car will be attached to the El Paso trade excur sion If the committee, nhlch Is at vrork on the trip, continues to get signa tures of business men for the journey. The committee now has 43 signatures nnd a 'number of business men have telephoned to the committeemen saying they would make the trip, but they hove not been seen and their names are not attached to the long list of trade trippers. If the number exceeds 50 an ndded car Trill be attached to the train and the high vrnter mark set at 75. A number of out of tovrn applications hate been received by the committee, for Pullman reservations on the trade trip. The committee continued its solicitation Thursday nnd a number of ad ditional names are expected to be added to the list by this evening. Those who have signed In addition to the list already published ares Perry-Klrkpatrlck company, J. I. Hewitt & Son. Huntington Sales company, G. M. Porter, of the Madera Lumber company. Z. T. White, who will be busy with the furnishing of the new El Paso Del Xorte hotel has contributed ?50 lonnrd the expenses of the trip. A meeting will be called by chairman V. R. Stiles, either Friday or Sat urday, to hear the reports of the can aaias comuilttees. f GUADALUPE PEOPLE FLEE FROM REBELS Line Riders and Secret Ser vice Men Insist Orozco Is Isfear Border. Custom line riders reported to the custom house Thursday morning that refugees were crossing tne river at Guadalupe, below Juarez and were bringing their household goods across. The exodus of these Mexican families was caused by the report that Orozco with 400 men was at the Madrid ranch, south of Guadalupe and that thev feared a raid by the rebels on the town. Guadalupe Is 40 miles east of Juarez on the river and was the scene of Madero's first move against i-e Diaz government after he took the field. It is believed that the forces near Guada lupe are under command of Jose an, I not Pascual Orozco. although fee rebel general is reported in that vicinity. The fact that Orozco has not been heard of since be was reported to have formed a Junction with Salazar in So nora is believed by American secret I service men to mean that tile reported caca&tTO ui vrvKu was a. uusutKe ana that e is still In eastern Chihuahua near the Dorder. Reports have also been received bv the United States secret service here that Orozco with 1200 men had been seen near Ojinaga and that an attack upon this town was expected at an time. The American secret service men deny that Orozco is in Sonora. and sav that they are positive that the rebtl leader is east of Juarez with a force of men. KOSTERLITZKY MAD OVERDOUG-LASSEPORT Colonel Says He Is Not at Outs With Command- ers in Sonora. CoL Emilio Kosterlltzky was mad three ways when he left EI Paso. Just as he was enjoying his visit here with Gen. Tellez and his friends in El Paso and Juarez he ws shown a copy of a Douglas paper in which was printed a column story telling of the colonel's supposed disgust at the way the sit uation was being handled In the state of Sonora and of his anger at not be ing allowed to command the federal troops. 'It is all a lie," CoL Kosterlltzky said, at his room in the Omdorff. Wednesday afternoon. "On the con trary. I am on the friendliest terms with the commander of the Sonora fed eral army and with everyone connect ed with the government there. I wish to deny that absolutely and say that my mission to Mexico City, as I stated. Is to have my eyes treated by a spec ialist there and to request authority for the formation of a rurale regiment in Sonora." CoL Kosterlltzky left Wednesday evening for San Antonio, from -which point he will go direct to Mexico City. CRUISER DEYVBR IS "OW AT MAGDALEXA BAY Ran Francisco, Calif., Aug. 29. The cruiser Denver is anchored within the great natural breakwater of Magda lena Bay, Lower California. Radiograms picked up here conveyed this Information and it was learned that the Denver would stay at Magda lena until the cruiser Cleveland, which sainled yesterday from the Bremerton. Wash., navy yard, joined her. She will then proceed to Nicaragua, while the Cleveland convoys the gunboat Vicks burg. recently damaged, to the Mare Island navy yard.