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Thursday Evening,
August 29, 1912 12 Pages
Leased Wire
Fair tonlsSk-and Friday.
Committeemen Differ Over
the Recommendation of
the Subcommittee.
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
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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
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.
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.
Will Not Send the Tenth In
fantry From Panama to
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
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.
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,
Criticises the Policy; of Taft
and Roosevelt on the
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
"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
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.
Douglas, Ariz., Aug. 29. Rafael Cam-
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
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
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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.
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
Regards Situtticn Eangerous.
Congress finally has accepted their
Commander of Department
of .Texas Crosses Border
to Juarez.
As a Mexican military band played
"The Star Spangled Banner." auto
mobiles bearing Gen. E. Z. Steever and
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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,
Lieut. Col. Harris L. Robe'sts,
id in-
Maj. George D. .Moore, istn infantry.
J JIaj. Arthur Thayer. Third artillery.
JIal. Wilson T. Davidson, medical
:?. (;eorse s- Simno. adjutant
(22a infantry.
Capt a M. Kochersperger, Second
i cavair.
liieuu rKimunu .-i. -Ducuajiun, otrcuuu
Lieut. George H.
Brett, Second cav-
May Cross Line Frequently.
The ceremonies were merely a repe-
tition of what took place Wednesday
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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
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.
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.
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,e report
after rewalaingJtpera two days, left
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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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.
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
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
'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.
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.

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