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Saturday Evening,
January 11, 1913 24 Pages
Week-End Edition
Fair Tonight and Sunday;
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Once More ero Tempera
ture Is Registered and
Cattle Are Suffering.
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The temperature in El Paso
went up Friday night, .the low
est point registered being 35 de
grees above zero, but it got
colder Saturday morning and
there was a light fall of sleet
about 6 oelock. almost com
pletely covering the pavements
in some places. The sleet soon
stopped, but the weather was
not unusually warm .any time
during the day.
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Amarlllo. Texas, Jan. IX Amar
illo and the staked plains country of
the southwest are in the grip of an
other blizzard, following two days of
springlike weather.
Snow driven by heavy
coupled with a. temperature nearing
the zero point,- is creating much suf
fering today, as the people and the
cattle of the plains have already suf
fered severely during the past week,
with the coldest spell in lateer day
Cananea, HermosUlo and Even Goaymas
Suffer From the Cold Weather;
Records Are Broken.
Cananea, Son.. Max., Jan. 11. Can
anea experienced the coldest weather
in its history this week, when the
thermometer registered 6 1-2 degrees
above zero- in the city and 6 below
at Ojo de Agua, where the pumping
plant is located. Considerable trou
ble witn broken water pipes is being
had. as the weather becomes warmer
and on the Mesa there has been a
water shortage, so severe that the
company has been delivering water to
residences in that portion of the city.
Cananea is not the only place in J
Sonora that suffered from the cold,
for at almost every point in the state
extremely cold weather was had. Her
mosillo experienced the coldest
weather in 40 years; water pipes
froze, snow fell and ice formed on the
man irrigation ditches in the orange
groves -
In Guaymas the thermometer regis
tered as low as 49 above, which is ex
tremelv cold for that otherwise warn
climate. What -jb4 H cW -feit-f
there so badly was that "there are no
arrangements for heating - there as
nor.? has fever been required Hereto
fore. Everything is in the open and
nothing in the line of stoves can tie
found in t'.iat city. All along the S. P.
de M. railroad north of Guaymas to
Nogales the cold caused extensive suf
fering among the poorer class. In all
probability the coldest place in Sonora
during the pest week was the Santa
Cruz vajley, between Cananea and No
gales. The river was completely
frozen over in manyplaoes and tne
ice on the irrigation ditches was of
sufficient thickness to support the
weight of a good sized man.
Silver City, N. M, Jan. 11. A heavy
snow fell last night. Today it is six
inches deep, a terrible condition con
cerning cattle on the range. It is
feared the loss will he heaVy.
Los Angeles. Calif., Jan. 11. Tem
peratures below the freezing point
were again reported last night in all
if the larger citrus fruit districts, but
growers declared toda J that little ad
ditional damage had been done. The
weather bureau, howeveT, predicted it
would be several degrees colder to
Tornillo. Texas, Jan. 10. The snow
lies eight inches deep . around Tor
nillo. Tuesday the thermometer regis
tered six degrees below zero and yes
trrday it stood 10 degrees below zero.
The Rio Grande is frozen solid from
-ank to bank with ice solid enough
for burros to cross from the Mexican
sule tOv Texas with cargos of wood.
-.., -;.,;- v:r" ,, ;"'.:m
.naiiiji, a. .x. .ja.il. li. ruurieen
inches of snow has fallen here this
week. The lowest point reached in
temperature was 18 degrees below
Weed, N. M.. Jan. 11. Snow 12 Inches
deep accompanied with below zero
weather, is the lemon the -weather clerk
handed Weed this -week. The unusual
old is doing considerable damage to
Xew York, N. Y., Jan. 11. "If you
are compelled to go back under un
satisfactory conditions, go back 'with
a determination to stick together until
- ou get what you want. Go back with
your minds made up that It is tHe1 un
safest thing in the world for tlfe capi
talist to eat food prepared 'by members
of your union."
This was the advice thwk Joseph
Kttor, the labor leader, reeat1jt ac
quitted on charges growing out of
the textile strike rials at Lawrence,
Mass.. uttered to striding hotel em
plojes. who met in all night session
after a series of disturbances in front
of hotels and restaurants.
After ho concluded his speech, 'Ettor
was asked to comnMjit on his words.
T meant just what I said." was his
reply. He refused to make further explanation.
Athens, Greece,' Jan. 11. Moslems today massacred 30 women and. children
and pillaged and tamed 120 houses in the village of Keramisza, in the Turkish
province of Epirus, a short distance fro m the Greek frontier.
The victims were driven out of thei r flaming homes and took refuge in a
cavern. They were pursued by the Mos lems, who first tortured and then
slaughtered them.
In. the villages of Fortopia and Niparo, in the same region, a number of
notables were massacred and many houses burned.
Plan to Stop Begging Dur
ing the Year; One Fund
For All Purposes. .
El Paso may adopt the budget sys
tem for its chamber of commerce and
therby eliminate collection campaigns
for the entertainment of visitors, the
securing of conventions ard the general
advancement of the city. On Monday
night at S oelock, a meeting will be
held at the chamber of commerce, at
which time members and other busi
ness men are invited to discuss these
new plans.
Sanford B. Ricaby. who has installed
this system in San Antonio and Seattle
during the past year with marked suc
cess, will explain his method to El
Paso. Already It. has met with favor
in the eyes of several prominent busi
ness men, and it may be adopted. He
was requested to stop in El Paso and
explain this system.
In San Antonio Mr. Ricaby consoli
dated the various societies which work
fhnra for thn lmbnildinfr of "the citv
. and installed the budget system. He
f .Mi tlCA AAA a SAottlhoHlil nnnnTlv
as well, and It is expected that El Paso
cn raise at least ?60,000 a year through
this new method.
Instead of going- about from time to
time, to collect money for various pur
pf ses, a budget is prepared at the be
ginning of the year. All are asked to
contribute their share toward the ex
penses incident to the coming year.
This money is collected and distributed
tt rough the Same sources as at pres
ent, but the collection thereof is dif
ferent. Ricaby manages the campaign and is
agisted by a committee of members oC
the chamber of commerce in setting
the money which is to be devoted to
the needs of the city during the year
to follow. He works on a salary.
Big Expense Past Yenr.
During the past year. El Pasoan3
expended more than $46,000 On public
advertisement, attending conventions.
entertaining others and in the general
social functions for which the cham
ber of commerce works. The Os-Aple
jubilee cost 15000. The Interurban rail
way project necessitated the raising
of a 115,000 bonus, the cottlemen's con
vention last March cost $6600,' at least
$3006 was expended on tb,e trip of the
delegates to the Irrigation congress at
Salt Lake City and the men who went
'on the trade excursion spent $11.00.
This money had to be raisel at dif
ferent times &id much difficulty was
experienced at times in getting all that
was required. In some instances, the
collections fell short of what had been
desired. It is pointed out that the new
plan will work better, because tber
WML fee a. .cartfttw amount .en hand. It
Wlu be possible then for, tho chamber
of commerce to determine how much
It can spend on each event and whether
or not It has sufficient capital on hand
to get any particular convention.
to get any paruciuar convenoun. -
Further,- if it is determined that the J
convention will - not brine back suf
ficient funds, efforts to obtain it will
not be made.
line Business Methods.
Ricaby has adopted business meth
ods, believing that the boosting of a
city Is a business proposition. He has
pointed out and aided in the upbuilding
of several cities. Tiotable among which
was Portland, Ore., where, in ;90S he
raised $126,000 a year for a two-year
period, and two years later raised
JTOO.OOO more per year for the same
He instituted the Potlatch show lit
Seattle in 1911 and raised $60,000. and
during the year 1912. he raised S150.000
in the same city for "the benefit of the
chamber of- commerce.
Ricaby studied out this system and
it has proved very successful wherever
adopted. -
From El Paso he will so to Houston
Tex where he is to conduct a campaign
similar to the one he made in San An
tonio. The chamber of commerce at
Oakland, Cal., and Austin, Tex., have
written Mr. Ricaby within the last
three days to conduct campaigns for
Turks Declare They will Leave London
Conference Unless Allies Change
Their Demands.
London, England, Jan. 11. No sign
of a loosening of the deadlock In the
Balkan situation is yet in sight. In the
meantime the world awaits the fall
of the long beleaguered fortress of
Adrlanople and is watching with close
Interest for the effect which the col
lective iote to be handed to Turkey by
the a Tibasjadors at Constantino! le, wi'
have on the Turkish government.
The Turkish delegates confirm the
report that they will leave London
next week for Constantinople if the al
lies do not change their minds.
St- Petersburg, Russia, Jan. 11. The
official list of casualties in the Bul
garian army since the beginning of
the war with Turkey shows 244 of
ficers and 21,181 men have been
killed or succumbed from their wounds,
according to a dispatch from Sofia.
Denver, Colo., Jan. 11. In retiring
from the district court bench of Den
ver, jujflge Hubert L. Shattuck Issued
a statement concerning the courts of
the nation and their relation to the peo
ple. "Out of my experience as a judge,"
said he. "I have no hesitancy in saying
that the -people are holding the courts
in more and -more disrespect. If this
condition continues during thn next five
years, and progresses as rapidly as it
lias during the past five, years, it will
be a. great factor toward the estab
lishment of anarchy.
"The dignity of the court is being
sneered 'at on all sides and its influ
ence as s. consequence, is becoming
minimized as a facto of good and arbi
tration in the scheme of society. This
applies not only to Denver, but
throughout the nation."
HNiESMiinrDri jn im jur TRUTH
appointees iiiflULnu iu LiM I nc I n u i n
First Break in Deadlock
Comes With Confirmation
of Army Appointments.
Washington, D. C-, Jan. 11. The first
Ifreak in the. deadlock over president
Taft's appointments, pending in the
&gnate. came today when at an execu
tive session. Brig. Gen. James B. Ale
shire was confirmed as a major general
and Surg. Gen. Geo. M. Torney was
confirmed as a brigadier general. This
action followed a morning caucus by
tne uemocrats, Dut tne lines are so
fcharply drawn still between Repub
licans and Democrats that no further
confirmations are expected in the im
mediate future except on army and
r.-avy and diplomatic appointments.
The senate did not act. on the case
of Brlg.-Gen. Witherspoon or Col. John
The deadlock between the Democrats
and Republicans is expected to con
tinue over the 1300 nominations now
The fight in the senate probably will
be renewed early next week to deter
mine the length to which both parties
will go in the struggle.
"Woman Startles Senate.
Mrs. Helen Pierce Gray who, as an
investigator of Crow Indian affairs,
has been the center of more than one
storm, created a tumultuous scene he
fore the senate Indian affairs commit
tee today when she charged that In
dians had been murdered to set them
out of the way, that secretary Fisher
and senator Dixon had made state
ments "deliberately untrue," and that
if she had opportunity to produce all
her evidence "secretary Fisher would
be connected up with one of the most
gljrantic steals jrointr on in the United
The secretary and the senator ob
jected vigorously to her being per
mitted to make such general charges.
Members -of the committee demanded
that Mrs. Gray Droduce her nroofs and
secretary Fisher agreed readily to pro
duce any evidence In his possession. !
?.h.nr' i1,'0.1!.. was on Bnator
oo-10!11".0" ? s?nd, ,the
Sfor WsH?!"!1
next weekl ' VCr t0 I
The pammen fnnrlrt 1 .cfU. tlr- :
committee met. but adionrned until
Archbald Case With "Jury.'
The impeaohment of judge Robert
W. Archbald. of the United States com
merce court, passed last night out of
the hands of the house managers and
judge Archibald's attorneys and be
came the subject of consideration for
the senate sitting as a jury. The trial
that has engrossed the attention of
the senate rtmore -than ((bur hours
a -day since December 3 came to an
end when representative Henry D.
Clavton. of Alabama, wini-liiilwi tYia
final argument of the- house managers J
with another appeal for the removal I
of judBe Arcnbald, because of alleged
misconduct. I
Just as the senate was about to ad
journ. senator Reed, of Missouri,
asked -permission to submit one more
question to judge Archbald as to
whether or not he had altered the rec
ord of testimony in the Louisville &
ISashvllle rate case before the com
merce court. His correspondence with
attorney Helm Bruce in this case fur
nished the foundation for one of the
articles of impeachment.
Question Withdrawn.
Judge Archbald'sattorneys declared
if the question was submitted they
would require an opportunity to make
further arguments. A secret session
was ordered at once and at the end of
more than an hour of debate, it was
announced that the senate declined to
order the. question submitted to judge
Archbald. Senator Reed then formally
withdrew it.
The -senate resumed consideration of
the case behind closed doors today.
The vote upon all of the 13 separate
charges against judge Archbold Is, to
be taken Monday. While the senate will
consider the case in secret, it will vote
in the open. It was first agreed to
allow each senator to state orally his
reasons for hl vote; later the senate
rescinded its action in that regard and
provided that each senator should file
his reasons in writing.
Th full npnnltv Vo mn., t. .
posed by the senate includes not only I
removal from office, but disbarment of f
judge Archbald from ever holding any
iivsiuuu ui puunc trust in tne ruture.
Wants Canneries Investigated.
Labor and housing conditions among
the workers in the canning camps of
New York state was attacked by Miss
Mary Boyle O'Reilly, a social worker,
before the house rules committee, con
sidering a resolution by representative
Allen of Ohio, for the appointment of
a special committee to investigate
conditions in the fruit and vegetable
canning industry throughout the
" Miss O'Reilly said that she had spent
a month as a worker in tin, nnin .
j camps of New York and after observ
j ing conditions had returned to them
witn i-. u. x-uray of the New York
state department of labor. Mr. Purdy
was an hand to corroborate Miss
O'Reilly's testimony. Miss O'Reilly
produced a large number of photo
graphs she had taken in the camps
Diseased workers, bad housing con
ditions, lack or sanitation and neglect
of ordinary sanitary precautions in
the separation of canned products
were charged by Miss O'Reilly She
said that all of the children in the
camps over, the age of lo were em
ployed in the factories. She instanced
one boy. Dominick Herr, eight vears
old, who she said worked 10 hours
a uaj lor tn cents.
AVant Morrrnn in Tiir.
h!,fi,rman AlexanJer. of the housd
P ns V".8,' rnvessating committee.
r,11131, a-subpena probably
L d, beu issue,d for J- Werpont Mor
fh.'.iI?QuaVe, Vim te" the committee
Infrn i?.iS ?f ,lrhe orsanlzation of the
;75 tA controlmg a number of for- ...
elgn steamshln llnra i V
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mi olPy1 ls '." E"rope. but chair
wSnlrt !? n2er saW that hu testimony
? I o. nl be ncJed before the time
set rot his return.
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o.im"uK rtgreementn. j
,.! asreements as to rates and ser- i
...-o a,,, maintained between steamship
lines between New York and the far
east and India was described to tho
committee today by Paul- Gottheil.
Whose firm represents a number of the
largest Aorth niomi. -i.o
Jir. Gottheil was questioned at length j
TV . "K alleged agreements between
an of the great North Atlantic lines,
including the Hamburg-American,
.North German Lloyd. Holland-American
and Red Star to divide up the ports
of Europe.
The witness insisted that while It
was entirely possible that there was
an Understanding by which one line
would not send Its essels to the port
of another, there was strong competi
tion between the companies?
Conferences Held ceUIy.
Chairman Alexander asked if rate
m ' IU eh inn
Eu 8 Lliy'LL!
National Guard Has Hos
pital Equipment Ready to
Aid Sufferers,
Columbus. Ohio, Jan.
ii. i. general
flrmrt warning for Ohio wa Issued hv
the United States weather forecaster
in this city ipday. The prediction is
made that by tomorrow all Ohio rivers
will be out of their banks, but the rise
may be checked some time tomorrow by
cold weather.
At the adjutant general's office tb
day it was stated that the Ohio national
guard and its hospital and other equip
ments are being held in readiness to
be rushed to the aid of the flood suf
ferers. The reports received indicate
further damage at several Ohio river,
points, including Point Pleasant and
Parkersburg, W. Va., East Liverpool,
Steubenvllle and Marietta. Ohio.
Ohio Continues to Rise.
Washington, D. C. Jan. 11. The Ohio
river continues to rise below Parkers
burg, W. Va. It Is now L7 feet above
flood stage at Cincinnati. Reports -to
the weather bureau today, however, say
it has begun to fall at Parkersburg.
Local snows and rains are predicted
for tonight from the lake region and
upper Ohio valley eastward, with rains
ot the southward and falling tempera
ture Sunday.
agreements existed among lines trading
between Atlantic ports and the far east
and between Japan, China and tha
Philippines, and whether there was a
pooling arrangement by lines between
AUUIUC polls aim mc " ca-i. Jil.
Goftheil said he had no definite
knowledge, but believed such agree
ments were still effective. Rates -for
day. The witness said a great many
ships under foreign flags probably
were owned oy Americans.
$03,830,177 for Army.
Carrying $98,830,177. an increase qf
nearly $I,99$.OO0 over the amount ap-
priatloiT Dmwfe
ie arm
IP annri
Briatlod TraTlvas report ttfthe IfOTJBg
oy rejreseniaiive nay, oi v uKiina,
chairman of the committee on mili
tary affairs. One-naif of the apoto
prlation this year will be used exclu
sively for the pay ol the army.
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l-'illbnstcr on rension ism,
A one-man . filibuster conducted by
representative Rodenberry. of Georcia.
in which every known means was
called into force to delay action on a
.utnoinn Kill iTlVnlvInc ?: TlY-iVfltft nPH-
J sions, ended when representative Rua
! sell of Missouri, chairman of the com
mittee having the bill an ennrge. movea
that the house djourn. Despite the
tilibuster the bill made considerable
progress and reached the point where it
was made unfinished business.
Question of Present; Xot Future.
"Keep the tariff as it stands or a
hardship will result to American in
dustry." was the concensus of opinion
of witnesses discusing the metal
schedule of the tariff.
Chairman Underwood pointed out
that the committee was legislating for
revenue for the present and not figur
ing on what might' happen in the fu
ture. "This committee," he said, "cannot
legislate on your fears and on condi
tions you say you expect. T-he com
mittee ought to legislate to meet con
ditions as they arise."
Oppose Free Lend and Zinc.
George W. Cook, of Denver, repre
senting the zinc and lead industry of
Colorado, asserted that If lead and
zinc were placed on the free list,
over 100 producing mines with concen
trating mills In 22 states would- close
William Smvthe. of the American
Machine companypictured tne uerman
manufacturer as "rubbing his hand3
with delight" over the prospect of the
removal of the duty on machine tools.
He said the German manufacturers
have special freight rates and added
that Germany and England are send
isg out the great export trade of the
Discount For Foreign Buyer.
Smyfhe sail sometimes there was a
discount in favor of the foreign buyer,
a lower price being given for expert
business on the theory that it was
harder to sell abroad than at home.
Mr. Underwood said that selling
cheaper abroad than at home was a
matter the .committee had a right to
look into and questioned the witness
closely as to details.
Manufacturers and machinists united
in opposing the placing of printing
presses on the free list.
Washington. D. C Jan. 11. Dr. G.
W. Richardson, ot Washington, is in
Miami, Fla.. to examine Win. Rocke
feller at the instance of the heuse
money trust committee to determine
whether the financier's condition will
permit him to give teslimqny.
RockcfellerV Ship In Delayed.
Miami. Fla., Jan. 11- The steamer i
Miami, which left here for the Baha
mas, was grounded off Florida reefs
12 hours yesterday, reaching Nassau
late last night. The Miami will sail
from Nassau at 7 oelock this evening
with Wm. Rockefeller aboard nnd is
due to reach Miami on the return
trip about noon Sunday.
Austin. Texas, Jan. 11. The
speakership race- seems now to
have narrowed between Chester
H. Terrell, of Bexar county, an
anti. and T. Dl Rbwell, of Mar-
ion county, a pro.
While indications point to the
election of Terrell, still should
the prohibition question enter
the contest, the result might be
different. Terrell, -in a state
ment, says that "this question is
not a factor, while Rowell says
that It is and that as the ma
jority of the representatives are
from prohibition counties, they
should have the privilege ot
naming the speaker.
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Br F I Garrett, who spent several
m ceks at t imago. Ill, on business, has
Claim to Hold All Garrisons So Rebels
Cannot Take Them Feet of
Barefoot Federals Frozen.
Douglas, Ariz.. Jan. 11. Federal
guarantee of safety is given for for
eign life and property in Sonora. In a
statement issued from the headquarters
of Gen. Ojeda, at Agua Prieta, he de
clares that northern Sonora is in no
way affected by the advent of rebels
into the state. Officials, he says, feel
themselves amDly able of coping with
the situation
He says tne reoeis yec.
hold no towns of importance. The gar-
rlsons of Basarac, Bavispe, Colonia
Oaxaca and Colonia Morelos are felt to
be ample to protect me io-u.
Thfi Basarac force has started out to
repel any attempt at invasion from
Ojitas or Carretas. Forces of rebels
are reported near both places. The fed
erals say there are but 100 rebels in
the state, so far as report Qf actual
numbers is received. Other forces are
reported by the federals to be near Ba
cadehuichi, Nacori and Chico.
Report is received that the agricul
tural towns of Granadas and Huasapas,
on the west branch of the Bavispe river,
have been occupied. "
r im uc c-i.., .
With one exception, tne ieaerais
I Claim tonoia ail airB pw?. ""
pregnable to the rebels. This is an
opening, by way of Granadas, at Opnta,
on the Tigre crossing on the Bavispe
river. ,
A telegram received today says Col.
Obregon and a 100 men have left Her
mosillo. The force will be augmented
by 100 before reaching Agua Prieta.
&i.,npfn trt rpnnrts from the south-
em nart of the state, it is being
stripped of many soldiers in the Yaqui
campaign, in order to take care of the
trouble in the north.
Two hundred reinforcements reached
Agua Prieta late yesterday, after a
fearful march, during which one private
froze to death and another died of ex
Dosure and was buried at the roadside.
Many soldiers and camp women were :
Q.afnAtaJ TirT tM. f.t WftTP frOZen !
barefooted and' their feet were frozen
and left blood upon the ground each
time they put their feet down.
Citizens Auk IHh Arrest But Govern
ment Has Granted Pardon and
-, Bought Him Into Sub.
Chihuahua, Mex., Jan. 11. The po
litical ' authorities of Batopilae, this
statf have petitioned the state govern
ment -for the arrest of Gen. Luis Fer
nandez, a rebel leader who surrendered
to the federal army with several hun
dred followers a short time ago, on
theS. charge of murder growing out of
I & 'J 5"f V,
las" durincr the time that Fernandez
with Ms rebel outfit was in possession
of -the city.
he rebel leader, it is alleged, killed
.ojir men -In .cold blood, tor Tio
!reasfi tttn that they were per
enemie ,'of his. -
'At the time" the offences were re
ported to have been committed Fer
nandez vas applying to the federal
government for amnesty for himself
and was already in receipt of a posl-
t tive reply from Gen. ' Joaquin Telle.
commanaer oi tne iourtn military zone,
It is current rumor in this city' that
Fernandez- received a large sum of
money, variously estimated at from j
$25,000 to $60,000, for delivering up his
arms and men to the government.
When the surrender was made at Par
ral Fernandez's men received $50 a
piece and transportation "to their homes
in various parts of the state.
His Removal the Result or IIIh Tele
graphing to Madero TSnt Con-
dltlonn Were Bad In Cblfeuahua.
Chihuahua, Mex., Jan. ll.Gen.
Trucy Aubert. while in this city en
route to Durango City, where he wiU
have charge of the zones covering the
state Of Durango and Zacatecas and
the Laguna region of Coahuila, called
on Gen. Joaquin Tellez. his former su
perior, and patched up old differences.
Aubert while in charge of the Juarez
zone telegraphed Mexico City to the
president that conditions in this state
were a great deal worse than - they
were reported, and as a consequence,
bad feeling is said to have existed
between the men. Aubert's removal
from the state was thought to have
been caused by his failing to re
port such conditions as he is" reported
to have telegraphed to the president,
first to hl3 superior.
Rctrentlng From Ayotclugo, They At
tack Juehltopec, But Are Run
ning Out of Ammunition.
Mexico. City. Mex.. Jan. 11. The
rebels Who sacked and burned the
town of Ayotcingo Thursday are re
ported today as moving south-ward
through the mountains, pursued by 20
federals. In their retreat they at
tacked Juehltopec. 10 miles south of
Ayotcingo. The rebels are said to be
Funning out of ammunition.
State department advices today said
that the railway line between Mexico
City and Veracruz was threatened 'by
rebels and the government had de
spatched troops to protect trains.
Officers In Chlhnahun Capture Large
Quantity Stored Rlcht Under
Their Nosea by Rebel.
Villa Ahumada, Chlh., Jan. 11.
Seven thousand Mauser cartridges and
three cases of dynamite containing
over 400 sticks of tne deadly stun,
were discovered In a house near the
Central railroad depot here yesterday
by officers of the federal army, who
hnri thc1r citnniMnnR nronsed bv the
actions of several cowboys loitering in
the vicinity of the. house where tne I
contraband was discovered. '
A search was made because it has .
been known for some time that the :
rebels have been getting ammunition ,
from stations along the railroad, as
manv boxes consigned to the federal i
! garrisons along the road have been j
uisappeanng irom lime iu win?, upvu
the approach of the officers the cow
boys jumped astride their horses and
Rebels rriday kidnaped Gen. Jose de
la Luz Blanco and hio udjutant from
under the noses of the federal com
nander"s coljnin of 500 men, say reli
able advn i x t"ily. Blanco was en
camped just north of Madera in a
mountainous countrv. It is declared
that the rebels escaped to the hills
with their captives.
Just as the Mexico North Western
railway was to resume traffic Satur
day from Juarez to Pearson, the wires
were cut, and it is believed the road
again has been destroyed by rebels.
Many Waiting, Some With Relatives
Sick Sown There, lint Unable
to Get "Back Home."
Between 25 and 30 persons are wait
ing for the first train, which they
thought would run today, to carry them
Into Mexico. Peter and Mrs. Skousen
have part of their family already In
the colonies and they tried to join them
when the last train was turned back.
Mrs. Stowell has received a telegram
, that her son. Earle. is down with ty
phoid fever and the father wants her
I to come on the first train to nurse the
; son.
John Wilson is anxious to return to
his mercantile business that he has
been trying, with the aid of his com
pany,, to keep open during the last
revolution, and so almost each person
and each family has some special fea
ture to draw them back to Mexico and
their home. But most of the colonists
fear that the federals are not strong
enough to protect the foreigners even If
they had a disposition to do so.
A little band of Mexicans, composed
of old employes of the Mormons, have
located in the mountain colonies and
defy anyone to go up there. At first
there were hut 15, but their numbers
are being augmented constantly,
though the federals are near and know
all about them.
"It is hard to believe that they are
fighting for principles when a rebel
one day, becomes a federal the next
and vice versa," said a Mormon today.
"Conditions are no better in Colonia
Morelos, where the federals are in full
possession. The soldiers are dealing
out misery to the property owners
there, making them pay for their own
products or in other words by their
own produce.
Broughten Lunt has returned from
the City of Mexico, where has been on
a mission. He leftNyesterday to join
Yilt -crlft in Ai-lnTift jiTi.l tn hrinir her
bac to El Paso. He says conditions
in the interior have been exaggerated
though they have been bad enough.
O. P. Brown has returned from Utah.
He hastened his return because of a
telegram telling him of the very ser
ious illness of his wife, who is In Ari
zona. She, however. Is very much Im
proved now.
The young folks of the refugee coio
ny gathered and enjoyed themselves
at the Merrill home last evening.
Chihuahua. Mex.. Jan. 11. Col. Fran
cisco Castro, with the 23d battalion,
conducting 36 rebel prisoners, caught
near Vina Ahumada several days ago as
they were preparing to burn and dy
namite several bridges, has arrived
here aboard a military train from the
north. The prisoners were taken im
mediately tothe state penitentiary,
where they Will be held pending thetr
trials. ' . v
Col. Castro and his command will re
turn te Casas Qcandee and Pearson to
BBrsue a.-vigeimfe. awpafcte, Mbwiiint
Die rebels under Caraveo, Saiazar, Ra
jas and Porras.
Persons arriving in this city from
the Madera, vicinltv during the week.
say that 25 rebels were the sum total
killed in the three battles with Blan-
i --u tuiuuiu ia;i , um m. -
I reported. The federals are reported to
I have lost a like number.
Chihuahua. Mex., Jan. 11. Through
couriers sent to him frcm this ci.y. Gen.
Jose de la Lnz Blanco has been ordered
to march to the Bablcora ranctt. owned
by the Hearst interests, northwest of
this city, to protect it against the
rebels, who threaten to raid the ranch
and make the American employes pris
oners and hold them for ransom.
J. C. Hays, manager of the rancn. tel
egraphed the American consul in this
city requesting that officer to use his
influence -with the federal army com
mandant to have troops sent to Ba
blcora. Gen. Tellez ordered Blanco to
make the march.
Chihuahua, Mexico. Jan. 11. The
Banco Minero. in this city, owned by
" f errazas-reei interesu. nas nou-
" 1" T X.S ?,...; I
6 percent has been .declared or O..I
fiscal year ending December 31. 191
Four percent of this amount will be
paid immediately, the balance to be
distributed in July. next.
The announcement of a profit for the
year just closed by the hank is looked
upon as remarkable, in view of the po
litical conditions which have upset this
state since March, 1912. For nearly
four months the bank was closed,
opening late in September, of last year.
Washington. D. C-. Jan. 11. State
department reports indicate a recur
rence of disorder in the state of So
nora. Mex., which has been reentered
by rebel forces. The situation again
is bad In the vicinity of Acapulco in
the southern part of the republic. The
consul at the latter port reports that
500 rebels, after two days. of fighting
have taken Tecpan from 150 federals.
He adds that San Geronimo again has
been sacked and that a large number
of persons are being held for ransom.
One American ranch in Chihuahua re
ported that rebels or bandits killed
more than 100 cattle last week.
San Antonio, Tex., Jan. 11. An
nouncement is made that indictments
alleging violations of the neutrality
laws have been returned in the United
States district court here against Emi
lio Vasauez Gomez. Dr. K. P. Rueda.
Francisco I. Guzman. Emanuel L Mar- I
quez. Dr. Luis Snowball Dr. Jose '
Luis Snowball Dr.
Saenz and Juan Pedro DidfcDD.
AH of those indicted have been ar- .
rested. Guzman and Didapp were un-
able to secure bond and are In jail. '
Tne otners are at noeny under bonds '
raneine from S1500 to SI 0.000.
Gomez was required to furnish the I
largest bond. . I
Amarillo, Tex, Jan. 11. Two men were instantly killed and othrs injured
more or less seriously when an estra east bound Sock Island freiuat train snlit a
switch at Vega, just east of Amarillo, this morning.
The dead are T J. Holt, fireman, and J. J. Stinww, brakeman. Both were un
married and were living in Amanllo. Other members of the train crew live ia
Amarillo, but have not reached here. Passenger trains are being detonred over tha
Santa re.
Deming, N. Ml, Jan. il.-Dan Darling, a svTitchman on the Santa Fe, fell from
a tank car thu morning in the Santa Fe yards and his head was crashed off.
Darling was putting a brake on the top of the tank car, stopping it on the switch,
when his brake stick broke, causing him to fall in front of the car. He was lolled
instantly. He leaves a wife but no children.
Visit of Lloyd Griscom With
Senor Lascurain to Pre
sent Conditions.
They Suggest Removal of
Part of Cabinet and Im
mediate Land Gants.
Efforts are Toeing made to show the
Madero administration, through Pedro
Lascurain. just how serious are condi
tions in northern Mexico, especially to
foreign investments. This Is believed
to be the reason of Lloyd Griseom's trip
with the minister. The Mexican minis-
j ter of exterior relations Friday con-
ierrea witn various American railway,
mining and ranchmen before departing
east Friday night, to retnrn by way of
San Antonio and Laredo to Mexico
Accompanying the Mexican minister
on his trip along the border is Lloyd
C. Griscom, former American ambas
sador to Japan, Italy and other coun
tries, and iiow president of the Pan
American society.
Showing Him The Truth.
While Mr. Griscom is said to be act-
! 'nS in an unofficial capacity. It is
known that he is Informally represent
ing tne department ot state, ana it is
said that his instructions were to pilot
the Mexican foreign minister around
where he could meet Americans who
have suffered from lack of protection
in Mexico, that senor Lascurain might
see for himself. Just the provocation
the United States has for intervention
if it cared to act also that the Mexi
can government might learn for itself,
the untruthfulness of the reports re
ceived from Us own officals regarding
the restoration of "peace" in Mexico.-
Meets Many Americans.
Meeting with minister Lascurain and
Mr. Griscom Friday were officials of
the Majtfag Noifeh. Western railway, and
various mine ana" ranch owners of the
troubled district below Juarez. Effort
was also made to show the Mexican
minister how helpful to the interests
cf the Mexican government has been
the cordon of United States troops re
tained along the frontier since the be
ginning of the first revolution against
the Madero administration. 'Several
military officials, as stated in yester
day's Herald, were called to give the
Mexican minister a report of -what the
United States troops have done along
the border for the Madero government
in confiscating rebel ammunition at a
time when the Mexican federal go
ernment wa& unable to protect its own.
Pcsce Proposal Submitted.
Before departing last night minister
Lascurain declared that while in El
Paso he had received no peace overtures
from the rebels, then he admitted re
ceiving a peace plan drawn up by En
rique Ana a. Mexican consul at Tucson,
Ariz., who conferred with the minister.
The plan was. it Is said, to ailow
Madero to remain in office the re
mainder of his term, for half the cab
inet to resign and their places be filled
-with members chosen by the revolution
leaders, and for the enforcement at
once of the. land grant clause of the
San Luis Potosi plan of the Madero
While it appeared that this plan did
not meet with the approval of the Mex
ican minister, R. Gomez Robeio, Gen.
Orozco's representative, declared last
night that he believed it would be ac
ceptable to the revolutionary faction.
Anaya On Peace.
Senor Anaya declares that the peace
Proposals -which he submitted to senor
Lascurain came from representatives
of Rojas and Saiazar and their rebel
commands, and that, after he commu
nicated the matter to Mexico City by
wire, he was ordered to come to El Paso
to meet senor Lascurain and present
the overtures to him.
Another Peace Conference.
Another peace conference between
Mexican federal and rebel representa
tives may be held in -El Paso on Thurs
day of next week. Aftr Mexican min
ister Lascurain left Friday evening. It
was. learned that He had held a confer
ence with a number of Mexicans who
had slipped into El Paso without any
noise. It is said that an agreement
was reached at this eleventh hour con
ference to submit the proposals of the
lebels to a committee of five federal
supporters now in Kl Paso, who would
consider and discuss them at length
end confer with Mexico City through,
the Mexican consul in El Paso regard
ing the terms asked by the rebels.
The rebel proposals, it is said, -will
be submitted by a committee of men
selected fr.m the rbel party, who are
now In El Paso, with the terms which,
the rebels, exclusive of Orozco, are ask
ing. The Mexican consul hr m tn
be included in the federal committee.
it is said, in order that the meeting -mav
be gien a semblance of official action
and that the consul mav forward the
results to the capitol. Should the terms
proposed, by the rebel representatives
be acceptable, they will be agreed to
by the government, it is said, and if
not, the action of the committee will
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