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26 PAGES. 4 SECTIONS. TODAY
EL PASO. TEXAS. SATURDAY EVENING. MARCH 30. 1918.
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Twenty-five Are Tuscania
Victims, Identified, fiy
Their Finger Prints.
Washington. r. C, March 3. To
day's casualty list contains 65 mncs
ii of tht-m soldiers lost In the sinking
of til Tuscania. These were reported
as missing at sea but bave positively
been Identified by finger prints taken
from the bodies.
The rms divided as follows-
Killed in action, two. died of
wound, four: died of diesase. 14: died
of accident, two: died cause unknown,
one: wounded slightly, seven: pre
vious!' reported missing at sea. now
reports dead. 25.
The only officer named in today's
list was Lieut. Howard H. Davis, who
was Fliehtly wounded.
Killed in action: Pvts Oustav
Matte- Winfred L. Pen in
Died of wounds: P te. Carl Braun,
James L. Ooss. George u. Harris, Jos
eph i Miller.
Died of diwase: Sergi. Harvey L.
Hudson, pneumonia: John Singer, em
pyema: Corp. Allen Ervjn Morgan,
pneumonia: saddler Benjamin Frank
lin Kin '.I'd. pneumonia. Pvts. Will
Borders, imeumonia: Henry L. Kling.
meningitis. Walter Bigger, pneu
monia: Lawrence P. flavin, pneumo
nia: Karl N. IJebler. enrlocaritfs. Mor
gan L. Mow:cK. pneumonia. Benjamin
Obahskv, prieumomr. . Karl Oaklns,
csrdii' dilation: Charles Phillfre.
pneumonia: Nftth.n W VTarner, pneu
monia. Diea of acc:dent: P ts. John TC.
Roberts. Westley E staples
Died of cause unknown Pvt.
Wour.ded sliglitl ' T.ieut. Howard
H. Dv,. ooks Emir Johnson, Lough
ron Justue: Pvt. Joseph J Shehan.
Jame n christian. Rithard I-. Ma
jor. Kd-xard M. Mannix.
Died at sea: rTusoanla ). Pvts.
Oeorge A Altwein. Temple, Texts:
Terner Branland. Colton. Oregon:
Joe Cothrin. Lawton. Okla.: Leonard
H. Dethruan, McCabe. Montana: Ro
sendo Dial, Xajarena. Texas: Elton
L. Edm ,-mdson. Strawn, Texas. Flor
ence Krras. Alice. Texas: Editard C
Feyrer. Weiner. Texas: Sixton Korea.
..lice. 'Texas: Guadalupe Cmii. BJ
Grande. Tens: Edward C. Orabarner.
Scranton, Pn : Frank Kossaeta, San
lAntonio. Texas: Joseph Mar 11 n. Che
eatah. Okla.' Roy stun caster. Denver.
Crvde c Pel ley. Cedar Rapids. Iowa:
Pvts Juan A. Peres. Boerne. Tolas:
Ond:' Powell. Sasakwa. Okla.: Clrilo
Rodngu-z Bera-emiU. Texas: Richard
Schniz Koerne. Texas1: Arthur
Stria 'h : files. Texas; Patrick H.
"Wlnte. Ir.tHs. ' Tetfas: Paul A. Win
lams Pu ilo. Co'.o Jose Tbarra. Lar
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BOXING SHOWS: 1 50 WODD SHIPS
Responding to an alramlng call by
telephone by a Mrs. Lena Baker,
who said that 20 m (fan ted Mexicans
had crossed the international bound
ary from the Mexican side a short dis
tance east of the five mile bridge on
the Ysleta road and appeared to be
on a raid, sheriff Seth Orndorff, chief
of police Charles E. Pollock and Capt,
A. M. Weyand. provost marshal, dis
patched four automobile loads of dep
uties, police officers and provost
guardsmen to that locality about J
oclock Saturday afternoon.
Gen. Hovrse AdTfaeft Return.
About 4 oclock the El Paso officers
returned, bringing word that they
had met Brig. Gen. Robert L. Howie,
commanding the second cavalry bri
gade, 15th division -at Fort Bliss, who
was down the valley -on, a trip and
that the general bad advised them to
return to the city inasmuch as the
cavalry patrol was watching a num
ber of Mexicans across the river and
would be able to handle tSeJn if they
It wac said that no crossing had
been effected. , The El Pasoans met
the commander at the crossing of the
mtrrurban line and the Ysleta road,
near where the alleged raid was re
ported Insult Man and "Woman.
A report reaching Rio Grande Val
ley Tra'tion company, employes oper
ating the mterurban line to Tsleta.
said at C:30 oclock that aft American
man and woman who went down to
the riiver near Ascarate station were
insulted and waved at tireatingly
by 3 band of mounted Mexicans on the
south side of the river and that the
couple ran back to the nfarest tele
phone and sent in a report of the m-
Salt Lake City. March 10. Charged ;
with having attempted to intimidate I
Servians who contemplated joining I
the United States army. Vaso Mend- I
rich, an Austrian, was arrested at ;
Bingham today. Leon Bone of the
United v States department of justi-.
has wired to "Washington for a presi
dential Warrant to intern Mandrich at
- Wiqts-nwikmi Aeasj-lw rrsais.
March S CBy The Associated Pi ess.)
"I am delighted at Gen. Pershing '
prompt sad effective action in placing
all the American troops and facilities
at the disposal of the allies in the
iKjUMt situation," said secretary of
war Baker. In a statement given out
at tiedaquarters today.
Proceeds Prom Municipal
Boxing Bouts to Be Used
Toledo, O. March IS. Boxing fans
and promoters here are watching
with interest the proposed movement
on the part .of mayor Cornell Schrel
ber to take over and operate all box
ing contests in this city. The mayor
also proposes the employment of a
municipal matchmaker to arrange all
fights taking place here.
The mayor's proposal comes as the
result of. a recent boat here in which
one of the contestants made a poor
showing snd apparently was doing
his best. The fighter's action caused
considerable adverse comment on the
game in Toledo, and the mayor pro
poses to abolish clubs now holding
licenses here and having city officials
take charge of the shows, to insnre
that fighters hold up their end of the
fights. It is proposed that the pro
ceeds go to charity, the matchmaker
to be paid from the receipts of the
The boxing commission has issued
an order that fighters in main bouts
hereafter held In Toledo must be in
the city at least three days to allow
the public and reporters to see if they
are in proper condition.
Washington. D. C, March 3.
Chairman Hurley of the shipping
board, late today gave permiseion to
vacant wooden ship yards In Oregon
to accept contracts from the Atlantic
and Pacific Steamship company fori
the construction of 150 motor driven,
ships of 3000 tons each.
The ships probably will cost 3359,
ooo to 3400,00 each. Their construc
tion will not Interfere with the ship
ping board's building program either
in timbers or in machinery. The ves
sels probably will be put Into the
Pacific coast and China trade.
Officials of the shipping board were
enthusiastic over the new building
program as the most progressive step
since the board's program was
HOUSE PASSES LIBERTY
LOAN BOND MEASURE
"Washingtin, D. C, March 50. The
Ubert' loan bond bill was passed
nnanlniouslv by the house tonight In
virtual the .ame form as reported
from the w a-s and means committee,
which framed it in accord with rec
ommendations of secretarv McAdoo.
It now goes to the senate, which Is
expected to pass it Monday.
SATS SPIES ARE
IN CURTISS PLANT
Newark. N. J, March 3t Admission
that a group of .German spies have
been employed in the plant of the Cur
tis s Engineering corporation at Hemp
stead. X. Y on Long Island, has been
obtained from Mrs. X,ydix 'White, a
woman arrested today with blue
nrints of airplanes in her possession,
the police have announced.
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We Only Regret We Haoe
Not Ten Times As Many
Men To Offer To France
Washington, D. C March 30. The
house rose ana cneexea toaay wnen
representative Hosted, Republican, of
New Tork. who has a boy In France,
speaking on Gen. Pershmgs format
offer of all available American troops,
"Our sole regret is that we have not
ten times as many troops over there
as we have to help.
Mike Donovan, oldtime boxer and
trainer, whose death occurred Sunday
at a New York hospital, was the
teacher of many famous Americans
in the fistic game, among them being
Theodore Roosevelt. Prof. Donovan
in his prime was a middleweight, but
displayed such class snd strength
that he fought and won from many
of the leading heavies of his day. He
lost, however, to John L. Sullivan.
Like Les Darcr and Bob Fttsslmmons,
he was a victim of pneumonia.
IS ALL WRONG
Washington. D. C March 30. Food
administration officials today took Is
sue with E. C. Lasater's statement bo
fore the senate committee todsK and
characterized it as ridiculous. In re
ply to his statement that livestock
among the allies has lnraxed, they
pointed out that inventories snow a
decrease ranging from 1U to 30 per
cent. The food administration, they
said, never advocated 310 for hogs
hut lat November assured producers
a minimum price of 316.50 and has
maintained that with some difficulty.
Food administration officials far
ther declared that they never advo
cated non-use of veal axO lamb ex
cept on meatless days slid that in
stead of a deluge of immature an 'main
being dumped: on tne mawi. pomea
out that maraex weujjua oi
are now of an avessjga
The Intervtlew So" uri
ferred food adnxlllatrMion. czncuus
said was repudiated at tn time it was
BALLET TO REESTABLISH
HORSE BREEDING FARM
Louisville. Ky March JO. Special
telegrams from Lexington today an
nounced that Joseph W. Bailey, for
mer United States senator from Texas,
will reestablish a breeding farm there
for the development of thoroughbred
trotting horses. Mr. BaUev. sold his
plant near Lexingon several months
ago and announced that he would re
tire from, the business because of the
pressure ox other affairs.
As a producer of 2:1 performers
he stands sixth In the list.
London. Eng.. March 3. The Brit
ish froces at Palestine have cut off
Turkish communications by severing
several miles of the trcfsk of the Hed
The statement reads:
"On Thursday and Friday our oper
ations east of the Jordan continued
successfully in spite of the stubborn
opposition of the enemy Colontel
mounted troops destroyed several
miles of the track of the Hedjaz rail
way. Two hostile airplanes were re
stroyed. "On Thursday we attacked westward
of the Jordan and the left center of
our line was advanced two miles on a
front of eight miles. We occupied
Belr Slman. Khumm-El-Ikva and
The cutting of the Hedjai railway
line severs the communication of the
Turks with, any of their forces that
may be in the region southeast of
the Dead sea, and with those in west
ern Arabia. The revolting Arabs in
Herjaz district have been masters of
the lower part of this railway for
some time nut the destruction of the
line at this far more northerly point
will, it seems probsble. prove a far
more serious blow to the Turks.
The only rail route to Medina, just
to the north of Mecca, the Mohamedan
shrine, is also destroyed by this blow.
British Losses During
March, But Not Including
Big Battle, Are 14,090
London, sag, March :o. British
casualties reported In Mar-h reached
a total of 14.090. divided ss follows:
K filed or died of wounds: Officers.
271: men. 273.
Wounded or missing: Officers 810,
This is the smallest total in sev
eral months and evidently the cas
ualty lists irom tne new Dattie in
France have not begun to aonear. The
total in February was 1S.X
THREE FIRMS FILE PLEAS '
UNDER THE SHERMAN ACT:
Boston, Kssu., march 30. Pleas of
nolo eoatenedre were entered in the
court her today by three
ENEMY LINE WITH
STORMS OF SHELLS
LDNDON. Eng.. March 30. The Germans have captured the village
of Aubvilkrs (5 1-2 miles northwest of Mont Didier), Gricvues, Caa
bgney, Mesniel St. Georgei, Le MoecKd and Ayescourt, Ac war office
atuouBced this evening. (All the viUafes named are k the Moat Didier
Heavy fighting progressing to the eastward of Ayencoert (two aiks
south of Mont Didier). The exact situation it unknown. A heavy rata
Besides gaining ground south and southeast of Mont Didier, the Ger-t
mans made some progress1 west of the A vie (southeast of Amiens).
-(By Canadian Press
taagtsjf, smdsr I
attempt te control the onion
IMS and to fix prices. Upward of W
firms were included ia the general
indictment, aad while a number of
the cases, have been settled, many are
A memorandum filed by district at
torney Thomas J. Boynton showed
that the Horr-Waraer company, of
Wellington. Ohio, and the Farmers'
Mercantile company and the Parr Pro
duce company, both of Greeley. Cokk,
had pleaded nolo contenedre, and that
a fine of 33M had been Imposed on
eacn. fiowsra x. weDsrer. president
of the Horr-Warner company, made
a similar plea, and was fined 31.
The case of Willis G. Wallace, of
Greeley. Colo., indicted In the same
proceedings, was dismissed.
s March 3.
Ltd.! From early last night until
C oclock this morning the noise of
guns has been persistent upon the
whole front from the south to hill No.
70 in the north. Steadily for over tea
hours our heaviest field guns, trench
mortars and machine guns maintained
their fire on thousands of yards of
front against the enemy trenches.
At 11 oclock and again st 5:30 our
artillery fire increased to battle In
tensity, the enemy assembling and
concentration areas and communica
tion roads being raked with craep'ng
barrages. The Intensity and dura
tion of the fire was such that no ene
my attscks developed north of Opry.
British Draw Back.
British Army Headauarters in
France, March 30. (By Associated
the Arras sector penetrated h Brit
ish outpost line north of Arleox ad
forced the posts to withdraw after a
brief hut mtesase fight. This app iared
to be the only change in the lines be
Lone March and Flaht.
One British division marched from
oclock one evening until 4 oclock
th next afternoon and then flung it
self into the battle line where it
fought aad killed and dug In until its
nc to the report, are entrenched
along the Thiopval-La BtdsUle tiae la
pointed as a tribute to tho magaxtl
cent defence which th Bflvteh main
tained at this Important gateway to
One Bsr Body Stick.
There has been smother display aS
the British determination In this
quarter. The correspondent knows of
one large body of troops who dag
themselves in along the vital acctoi hi
question and announced that what
ever happened to the rest of th Brit
ish line they were going to stielc un
til they were either victorious or the
last man was dead. Th- are stick
ing and from their past achievements
it is safe to say they will continue to
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Washington. D. C. March 3. Tho
situation on the battle fronts in Ftear
dy. as 9bown by official reports from
Gens. Pershlng'ana Bliss, was graph
ically pictured to members of the sen
ate military committee today at their
regular weekly conference with war
department officials. No effort was
made to minimise the extent of tho
German inroads into the allied lines.
Senator Hitchcock said afterwards
that press accounts of the battle were
Lac curate., apparently, but he depre-
eaacst over ma"'' n saw iisiis in ere
are other Instances even more spec
tacular which may not be mentioned,
but It is unnecessary to amplify as
America already knows the temper of
her British allies and knows that the
British will take a lot of beating be
fore they will give in.
Party Bacapes Prom ABaong'Kee.
A spectacular British maneuver st
Renos after Its capture by the Ger
mans on Thursday became known to
day. When the place was enveloped
the body of defending troops was cut
off and clung tenaciously to the vil
lage in the rare or bitter punishment.
Under cover of darkness on Thursday
these srallant men were successfully
withdrawn through a gap formed In
tne uerman nit.
The fact that the Germane, accord-
hare over th strazssrle aewsiafR-
tles of a French offensive movement
when the time cornea
Brig. Gen. Wheeler, acting chief of
ordnance, was closely questioned by
senators as to prugi ess in the pro
duction of cannon for American
troops. The senators, it is said, felt
that the ordnance program should he
WWTS TO PLAT TWO GAMES.
Pitcher Jimmy Lavender asked
manager Pat Moran to send him to
Atlanta, where he would be able to
play near his home town of Monte
zuma, Ga. Lavender haa a farm at
Montesuma aad thinks his dutv to "
facie Sam requires that he sees tha
a full crop Is grsws on it.
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