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"EMBRACE OUR CfiUSE.13 EDIOT ! OF CMHUS TO ZAPATISTAS I HI MI (HA Otherwise, Carranza Commander Says, Mexico City Will Be Attacked; Answer Interpreted by Some as Being Carranza's Tiews "Upon the Villa Offer For Peace; Raoul Madero Takes Saltillo, Villistas Claim. T11E publication today of a dis patch to the Carranza asency that Gen. Pablo Gonzalez bad Informed three delesatea from the Mexico CIt convention that the only practicable plan for the unifi cation In Mexico naa "for conven tionalists to acknonleCce the ao erelcnty of the Constltutlonallat jTOTernxnent" caused considerable discussion here. Some observers Trere inclined to recard the Gon zalez statement as an indication of 'Vennstiano Carranza's attitude to ward the A Ilia proposal for a con. Xerenee. Officials here rrere with out information aa to -when Car ranza's replies to president Wil son's note and to Villa's conference proposals ironld be completed. The Carranza consulnte In El Paso denies that Carranza has sent any messace to the United States or elsenhere refnslnc Villa's offer for a peace conference. It Is cenerally believed in Car ranza circles that the ansrrer of den. Gonzalez to me Zapatista leaders at Mexico City Is all the answer the Carranza Korernznent will Eire to the Villa offer. S tLTIIXO REPORTED BETAKEN. satiJlo -was captured by the forces of Itiul Madero on Monday night, ac- oramg to private advices received 1 ti Madero was last reported as be ing just west of Peradon. He was re ported to have 3S00 men under his command. Gen. Maximo Garcia has re- entjv been operating around Satillo md" Monterev and it is believed that 7 he forces Joined In the attack on Saltillo. Garza Shoots Assassins. Pro-v. lsional president Roqne Gonzales Garza personally shot dead six men i hen the attempt 'was made to assas sinate him on May 12, according to in formation brought to the border by the first passengers who have made the trip from Mexico City by rail in months The passengers left Mexico City on Jane 5 shortly before Garza was de posed. Thej report' appalling condi tions as to food supplies, with frequent nuts in the city Kstimates as to the i univ of Zapata troops varies, but It is oeiieved mac mere are aoout anuu m the city and suburbs. The Zapata 1 nes extend almost to Paehuca and Tula. Zapata himself is not in the city. The Wilson note was received with general rejoicing in Mexico City where, the Americans report, the anti American feeling has practically died out. One of the Americans told his servant the contents of the note. "If you had told me God was comnlff, I could not have felt betteV the servant replied. On all sides expressions of good feeling and relief were heard from the Mexicans. Villa's Troon Locations. Gens. Tmmj Urblna, Manuel Chao Finkelstein and Marx Await Lombardo; Carothers to Be Present. No hearing of the cases of Samuel 1 Finkelstein and George Marx at Chi huahua will be held until the return I from Aguascallentes of Miguel Diaz j Lombardo, minister of foreign relations I in Villa's cabinet. ; George a Carothers, special agent of the state department, who arrived j here Monday afternoon from Gomez ! Palaclo, said that the cases would not I and Panfilo Xatera are located at Do- i ?&taK,e,n UD tn Lombardo returns, lores Hidalgo with 700B men. the ' HPn nis return, Mr Carothers says, Americans report, while the main Villa , J" ' J0!",1 -ln " cases of the Amer army is at Asraascalientes. Dolores lcan.s .wU1 reviewed by the foreign iHidalgo.ls on the San Lute Potosi line E " ft; ie ?!" ana. is to me east or uuanajuato. Thus , fwls ST.... u " , ".. ,2 Villa is m position to flank Obregon If ? rwi,?,?i, When the neartnS a neW a?tended. niovement north is at-! ln Ch!nUah." , J ,. temoted. the Americans balievp On nf the Americans reports that he frequent ly found brothers, whom he knew per sonally, fighting on opposite sides. He sajs that the Wilson note was gen erally well recened by the Villistas. though there was Isolated cases of disapproval. The Americans were In Mexico City at the time of the Obregon occupa tion. They state that voluminous re ports of the rioting and pillage follow ing the Obregon tax manifestos, to gether with many photos, were em bodied in the report made by Duval West to president Wilson. When the Americans left the capital, they had received no reports of the proximity of Carranza troops under Gen. Pablo Gon zales. Obreson's Troops Advancing. Gen. Obregon's force has advanced north and occupied Lagos de Moreno, according to Carranza advictt! from Veracruz. Largos de Moreno was the station to which Villa retreated follow ing his defeat at Leon. The report states that the northern movement con tinues. It also states that three mem bers of the Mexico City convention Arrested In Jmrn. Finkelstein and Marx were arrested in Juarez and remained ln the Juarez jail for seieral weeks before their trial was held. They were found guilty of having counterfeit money in their possession and sentenced to be exe cuted. The case was reported to the state department, the appeal made to stay the execution and the two Amer icans were taken to Chihuahua for the rehearing of their eases. Mrs. Marx has gone to Chihuahua to be present at the hearing. Dnilns Brother Coming. L. Finkelstein is coming from Dallas to asist his brother to obtain his lib erty The Dallas man left home Mon day to come to El Paso and expects to enlist a number of friends ln his broth er's case. The brother of the condemned man has appealed to United States senator Charles A. Culberson, congressman SJ'fi sHmnera and other federal officials In Texas. He has also ap pealed to senator Morris Sheppard at Washington in behalf of his brother. Women's Pumps and Oxfords at One-Half Former Selling Price Womens Dainty Summer Footwear at Less Than Cost to Manufacture TWELVE HUNDRED PAIRS Women's Summer Footwear, Including White Canvas Imagine an opportunity such as this: Your unrestricted choice of more than one thousand pairs crisp, clean footwear. Colonial or plain-tailored pumps; Button or Lace Oxfords, with hand-turned soles, covered or leather Cuban heels. All sizes, all widths. A mighty offering at a most opportune time. All for $1.00 a pair. HURRY FOR THESE! $1.00 $T2 Finkelste; JL, is was a horse trader. have called upon Gen. Paolo Gonzales j MARX FORMER PRESCOTT to ask what terms Gonzales nroDOses. He replied that the "Conventionalists" must acknowledge the sovereignty of the Constitutionalist movement. He has given the "Conventionalists" two days in which to accept his proposition, during which an armistice will be ln effect. Villa Rescinds Order. The Villa order requiring the pay ment 4y foreign mining companies of wages ln silver is to be rescinded. In a number of mining districts the order has already been allowed to lapse, na4 tt vanarat Ariliis notiMaltlnM lhs, Jo j cree is now being prepared. "Obregon Alive" Carranza. The Carranza agency here made pub lic s telegram from Victorlano Car ranza which says. Please deny categorically news or statement of the death of Obregon. Ha is at Lagos and, according to best medical opinion, his wound will be fully healea In a week." 3TAX 4n tvr'T.r. w-x.rtww I V..V .Sir . A . ' June "-George Marx, the American citizen under sen tence of death at Chihuahua for coun terfeiting Mexican money, Is well known in Preseott. Twenty years ago he was a successful mining operator in Yavapai county, being associated with H. I. Palmer. Charles Karns and Scott Karas. He has many friends here. Villa May UsTWireless To Order Punishment Of Slayers Of Four British U. S. AWAITS CARRANZA'S REPY TO yiLLA'S PROPOSAL Washington. D. C, June 15. Geiu venustiajio Carranza s reply to over- BRIDGES WRECKED, MONEY WORTHLESS IN SONORA NOW tne Southern The America government will be i asked bit Gen. Villa t n..i i j wireless to Tuxpam orders for the pun- 1 .-,,..,. t uiiik responfciDie lor the I death of four Englishmen and the pay- I ment of Indemnity to the families. Ad- I vices to this effect have been receded ' Jr,11- C- Mrles. British vice consul ana ' diplomatic representative here. Mr Myles recently wired Villa, on instruc- ! tlons from the BrWsh ambassador. de-- tnanding that the guilty parties be pun- Women's Pumps $3.50 IV At this price all regular lines women's pumps, strap slippers. Oxfords. Regularly priced $3.00 and $3.50. Some lines are broken, but you surely (ft O CC can be fitted at this attractive saving. P 4rf O O Women's Low Shoes $4 Values New models in plain, cut out. Colonials or strap pat terns military Oxfords with cloth uppers short vamp high or low heels Dull Kid Patent Coit White Nubuck Beaded and plain vamps Whits Calf Putty, Sand and black Panel Pumps. Ycu cannot fail to be fitted in some of these (ft Q Of? desirable styles and for so little. . . . tfO 3 O juurteeu uriaKes on roe Eaouinern -!.-., TI..IM. .1- -r t i . v i 1 lOUWU. iniui.; uo .nc.1,. uclweku .uiciuis . . ... ' tures by Gen. Villa for restoration of J and Hermoslllo. have been burned out. ! f; pHJMBT a,s? received a tele- Twsre in Mexico was awaited with con- luvardinir to an men-an ni,i ! PV"" roni uiaz lombardo. Villa's min- siderahle interest ln official circles J here from Hermoslllo. He states that L f .eB "'ft'ons, stating that here today. Upon Ms response de- all classes of flat nmtr are bow i JvS2JPf,an.te.e w I1 extend to pends the next move in the situation, being refused and that no provisions : i, f it i. "' in the Tampleo I aen Villa already has formally can be purchased in Hermoslllo wim- rJ .-. .J: .p ,, u!!y oeen re" notified the American government that i out payment in gold or silver. This 5? k , I -KUIIar OH company. be "--a asked for a conference with , has greatly increased the sufferins I fw?v "I Iorl Cow.ry. had been forced arranza with a view of a settlement , among the poor The stock of food xo SBUt uwn s wells west of Tampico, of Mexico s domestic trouble. Copies ' even at gold srices. are smalL climatic ! ?us,nS' "e 'ss of work to thousands of villas telecram to tzarr&nza. snd his i aamJIMam- !.., - - - --, -it - nr, 1 X v..,.. UWUO UO.IWfe -...UO.TU A FAl ..AA 1MI- ieijj 10 preaiaem ivusous receni ure of the small crops planted. erafTnTit f-alllnr- nniin tha ttaHa nf 1 n- kj -i r t . ... tne warring factions in Mexico to ad- , wtfm nnth nf rsrramrM, havn hM mst their ifferences are before ad- destroyed by bandits, acoor-ing to ad ministration officials. , vices received here Monday night. Th State department advices from Mex- , train from Juarez w3 held up at the i-o City said growing alarm was first bridge but the bridges are now apparent among the civilians of the being cribbed and It fs expected the rin as the Carranza forces, which train wlll set through. Fighting be were expected there at almost any j tween the bandits and small Villa de Taomert, approached, to attack the tatchments is reported Villa-Zapata forces. The people feared I personal lose as well as damage to the I --,-,- ,,r..t-.r m r-r-r. n.t-r water and lighting faculties of the , aium l.umrATII Ll.UOr.LI UU 1 ; cltr would result If a ehange of con- : MruDCDC nfTtiniTT crivr trol took place. asaeP Women's Low Shoes $5.00 Values MAYTORENA BLAMES U. S. FOR YAQUI VALLEY WARFARE Nogales, Son.. June 15 Gov. May torena of Sonora is inclined to blame the United States for the Taqul at tacks upon natives and foreigners in the Taqui alley. He said he was prevented from adequately garrison ing he Taqui valley by the action of the Vnited States in compelling him to avoid attacking Gen. Calless Car rancista army at Agua Prieta. I have to keep 4000 men around Agua Preita ln order to keep the enemy from coming out and ravishing the country, Maytorena said. "And just as long as the United States does not put a embargo on shipments of munitions to Calles I must keep my troops there instead of putting a large number of them ln the Yaqui valley." LEAVES WIFE AND BABY ON ROADSIDE; IS FINED $25 "Willi ami, Arir June IS X B. Letter, an utomob!Ie tonriat from Oklahoma Cltr. It Is charred abandoned hla wife and little baby at Dayenjrort Uke. Xlre miles vett of Will lama. While lira. Leffer and the baby were out of the car, cetUar a. drink of water, Letter drove off. Carrvtnc the baby In her arms, the wom an walked to Williams. She told her story. to the authorities and Letter was etoppea at Ash Fork. He was brought back here and fined $25 He made no attempt to Jus tify his desertion of hie wife and baby and took them with him when he resumed his Journey to the coast. STARVATION AND TYPHUS BOTH EXIST IN MATAM0RAS Austin. Tex., June 15 CoL James T. Stockton, assistant quartermaster gen eral of the Texas national guard, re turned today from Brownsville, where he has been on official business. He reported that conditions at Mata moras, across the border from Browns i ille, could not be worse. He said that reports of Mexicans starving have not been exaggerated, besides there is a total lack of food. Typhus fever pre vails across the border from rowns ville to an alarming extent. MEMBERS WITHOUT FUNDS Lasting only a week, the Crawford Stock company has been disbanded at the Crawford theater, according to members of the company, without the actors being given their usual two weeks' notice. Being a considerable distance from places where they can secure engagements, the members of the company are arranging a benefit for Thursday night in an effort to raise their railroad fares back home. The company was brought here from Kansas City. The members say the un derstanding was that they were to have an all-summer's engagement. How ever, the management says that ow ing to the warm weather, the crowds refused to attend the performances and the only thing to do was to close down. Members of the company say they have already sold a large number of tickets for their benefit performance and expect El Pasoans generally to come to their aid. "El Paso has a reputation lor assisting in all generous causes," said M. B. Qulncy, a member of the company, "and we expect that It will be that way this time." THE COURTS 41ST DISTIUCT COURT, rt It. Price, Presiding James A. Rooertson vs. Maryland Casualty company, suit on insurance policy; on trial. First National bank vs. J. P. Good win, suit on notes; filed. First National bank vs. Exchange National bank of Denton, Texas, garn ishment; filed. S4TII DISTRICT COURT. IV. D. Howe, Prealdlns. State of Texas vs. Juan, David and Jesus Guaderrama, murder; on trial. of persons. JW.B. COX, AN AMERICAN, IS ARRESTED AT CHIHUAHUA W. B. Cox, an American, is being held at Chihuahua on the charge of having duesnpiea 10 cnange 116,000 pesos of ! Carranza money into Villa currency j Cox came to Torreon from Tampico with the money and was arrAH nf that place, later being transferred to Chihuahua. His case will be consid ered with those of Samuel Frankenstein and George Marx, who are charged with having had counterfeit Villa currency in their possession. The case will be taken charge of by Diaz Lombardo, who is now at Aguascallentes. "When the cases aro ready for trial. George Carothers, special agent of the state department, who Is here on a visit, will return to Chihuahua. AMERICAN RAILROAD MEN ORDERED TO LEAVE MEXICO American mechanics -who havA been employed on the Tehauntepec railroad nave arrived in jsi 1'aso with tne re port that all Americans employed on the Mexican line had received orders from the New York headquarters of the railroad to take a 36 days' layoff and go to the United States as soon as possible. Tiere were IS of these Americans, in cluding a master mechanic on the line. 1000 ATTENDING SUMMER SCHOOL AT UNIVERSITY Austin, Texas. June 15. The Univer sity summer school has opened with an attendance of approximately 1000, and this number Is expected to be aug mented during the week. Dr. Kby, of the university faculty, is in charge of the summer school, while Prof. S. K. Blair, of Corslcana. is in charge of the summer normal. The course will con tinue until July JL There will be five recitations in each course weekly. SOCORRO 3fAN PARDO.NED. Santa Fe, N. M, June It. Governor McDonald has pardoned and restored to citizenship John Davis, of Socorro county, who was sentenced December 14, 1897. to serve a term for second de gree murder Embracing an array of patterns and range of sizes that the most exacting shoe want can be satisfied. Patent Colt, Dull Kid, Satin. Tan Kid every leather, ivery fabric hand-turned or Good-year welded soles every style, heel and $Q 9C last $J.OO A CLEARANCE Sale with a de termination back of it to ac complish its purpose, regard less of loss or sacrifice. We wish to thoroughly impress this fact: There is no ODD or SHOP WORN goods advertised in this sale. These are lines of fresh sum mer footwear that you have been buying all along at regular prjees. Lateness of the season prevents our reordering on these styles. To force them out quickly, to make it possi ble for you to save substantially on the very shoes you have been want ing, we have gone mercilessly down the line, placing prices so low as to seem almost ridiculous. Don't let yourself be disappointed. Visit this great sale early. Lace Boot Special $6.50 and $7.50 Values Fresh, new styles in Lace Boots are included to add attractiveness to this unusual sale. New models with patent vamp Cuban, Louis , or spool heels Sand, putty or white kid tops. 4iC 1 C All sizes......... 4J. ID flBUKfl' Men's Shoes Regular $650 and (g Q fi $7 Nettleton shoes . .pDOQ Hand Craft $5.00 and $5 JO values. All $4.00 and $4.50 values . . . $4.65 .$3.55 Children's Shoes YDU knv lwlrl armnr 500 nair of i children's shoes. AM sizes OuC Big reductions on aH lines of shoes for the little folks. Women's Low Shoes $6.00 Values j fep :LJ Included in this line are hundreds of the very newest novelties. ' Made in New York tf A QJJ by"Wichert" Now ......iP't.OO xr Tlioraton-McKee! Shoe Coe "EST 1 Event in Yean 9 to Yon 1 I I 1 221 San Antonio Street 1 I 1II.LV IIEIEUSKS ORDER BARRING U. S. RELIBK San Antonio, Texas, June It. A. mes sage from Eagle Pass Monday nigh: said an order had been received in C P Diaz from Gen. Villa, reversing the order of Gen. Rosalio Hernande who refused admission to relief sup plies from the United States. The Villa order said he would do all in his power to assist in the distribution of food supplies to deserving civilians. LABOR DAY WILL BE CELEBRATED SEPT. 6 Labor day, Monday September , will be celebrated by union labor of El Paso. This was decided at a meeting of the Central Labor union Monday night at the labor halt. A committee composed of Paul Dodge, a D. Skinner, Teddy McHold, K. R. Moody ana Roy "Walker was named to take charge of the Labor day celebration wmch will be held at Washington park with a parade through the downtown streets in the morning. This committee has asked each union to name three delegates to form a gen eral committee to arrange for the cele bration and a meeting will be held at 10 oclock Sunday morning to make plans for the Labor day celebration. Talks were made to the Central body by John Brake, ex-commissioner of labor ln Colorado. Following, his talk a resolution condemning the ac tion of the Colorado courts was passed. J S. Myers, inspector in the immigra tion service, also made a talk on alien labor A letter was read from secre tary of labor James Wilson thanking the Central union for its appreciation of the work of his department in ref erence to alien labor from Mexico. "DAMAGED. GOODS" Attention Ladies!! G3TII DISTRICT COURT. Ballard Coldwell, Presiding-. Roscoe Hawkins vs. James M. Dudlei and W. E. Orr. suit for 125,000 dam- ' ages for personal Injuries; on trial. ' Nancy E. Hardin vs. William A. Har- i din, divorce and custody of children, ' i ilea. mm&- JUSTICG COURTS. 3. 31. Dearer, Presiding State of Texas vs. Hector Ramos and Hippollto Villa, conspiracy to kidnap, on trial. State of Texas vs. Will Leggett, mur der; on trial. J. J. Murphy, Presidium. State of Texas vs. Pablo Delgado, as ' sault; pleaded not guilty and demand- I ed a jury, bond fixed at 100 pending hearing. 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ADULTS 25c. CHILDREN 15c. II iff Wigwam Theater "The More We Have of 'Damaged Goods' on the Screen the Leu Damaged Goods We Wffl Have in Actual Life." CONGRESSMAN T.L.RE1LLY, Of Conn. THE THREE WOMEN WHO WERE DRESSED IN MEN'S CLOTHING WHO TRIED TO SEE "DAMAGED GOODS" YESTERDAY CAN CALL AT THE BOX OFFICE AND GET THEIR MONEY BACK. Today --For Men and Boys Only a M A E "DAMAGED GOODS"