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Mexican bank notes, state bills, 630c; pesos, old,
34c; new, 45c; Mexican gold, 50c; naoonales, 25c;
bar silver, H. & H. quotation, $1.13rs; capper, 23
24c; grains, lower; livestock, steady; stocks, higher.
El Paso and west Texas, fair; New Mexico, partly
cloudy with local showers in north and east, cooler east;
Arizona, generally fair.
German Eeports Tell of British General's Proclamation
to Populace That Assault Soon Will Be Made; British
Destroyer Torpedoed in Baltic Sea With Probable
Loss of Eight of War
T5KHLIX, Germany.
Sent. 2
la London.) Ctrmna re
port from Riga declare that Gen.
Gocgls, of the British nnny, has
proclaimed to the- population of
Petrograd that nn attack Is abont
to be made upon that city.
British Destroyer Sonic
Iiondon, Eng., Sept. 2 The
BrltUh. destroyer Victoria wan
torpedoed and sank In the Da! He
sea. August 30, the admiralty an.
noanred today. Blcht of her
complement are missing.
The Vittoria was one of the "V
(lass of destroyers constructed by
trie British admiralty during the war
Presumably the Vittoria was one
of the units of the British squadron
-r era tin against the BHheVk in
tip northern Baltic and gulf of Pin
land. ;
Reds, Surrounded by
Lithuanians, Beg Peace
'"opfnhagen, Denmark, Sept. 2. the
L,truaria legation announces that the
Bushel lki have been surrounded on
the Uuama front. They are offering
tr. make peace with the Lithuanians,
hose advance continues.
' j-- France. Sept. 2. An Amert
- - -ade for service in the Llthu- 1
,n arrry has been formed, the
. Senate Committee's Plan for PermanenirSailway-Regu-lation
Defines Policy of Concentrated 'Ownership
Under U. S. Control; Strikes and Lockouts
Barred; Supreme Body Over E; R. Affairs.
WASHINGTON, D. C Sept ft rrl
vate ownership and operation
of railroads in a number of regional
si stems under strict government con-
irn,. with strikes and lockouts of
railroad employes prohibited. Is the
plan for permanent railroad regula
tion submitted to the senate today by
the interstate commerce subcommit
tee A tentative bill embodying the sub
committee's recommendations had
been introduced by chairman Cum
mins and referred to the full inter
state commerce committee.
Salient Provisions of BUI.
Salient provisions of the Cummins
bill include:
Termination of government control
and return of the railroads to private
ownership on the- last day of the
month of enactment.
Establishing the Interstate com
merce commission with greatly in
creased powers, as the supreme body
over rauroau atxairs.
er rani vu ..&.jie. .
Supervision and control of virtually I
all railroad affairs, including rates.
wa?es. operation and financing by the
Creation of n new railway tranM
portatlon board of five members
appointed by the president to an
pervfae railway development nnd
operations, itubjeet to final action
of the Interstate commerce com
in las Ion.
Creation of a new committee oi
wages and working conditions, com
posed equally of representative em
ployes and employers, with wide au
thority in settling labor questions,
subject to decision of the transpor
tation board and interstate com
merce commission.
Prohibiting strikes and lockouts of
railroad employes under fine and im
prisonment penalties.
Defining a new policy for con
centration In ownership and oper
ation of rrfrlroads, with, federal
More Blonds Than Branets In Spain
Country Proves Very Progressive
THE Weik-Bnd Herald this week will carry, among ether features, an in
teresting article from Capt H. D. Slater, under date of Madrid, giving
his impressions of, Spain and the Spanish people. As this is the second
article for The Herald from Capt. 'Slater since he entered the army in
August, 1917, it wiH no doubt he looked forward to and read with ranch
Potash and Perlmntter will have their nsnal "say" in the Week-End
Herald and we can assure readers that it is fall of fan. They discuss the
"Plumb plan" and the actors' strike in the nsnal Potash and Perlmntter
Some of the pictures of the leading fashions answer this.' Watch for
them, along with an editorial discussion, in The Week-End Herald.
A story of the old forts that kept the Indians hack from the borders
of civilization will interest yen.
Lina Cavafieri, "the roost beautiful woman in the world," will discuss
another phase of how to be beautiful. This is a series of articles that is
interesting all women.
These are but a few of the Week-End Magazine features in The Her--aid.
There are numerous ethers, and besides, there is the Uncle Wiggily
page in four colors and four fnll pages of comics, two of them in fonr colors.
And don't forget that The Herald's moving picture news is the best
in the Southwest not boosts from managers for pictures now showing, bat
real news of the pictures now in the making or coming soon.
Vessel's Complement.
Condemned as Spy in
Germany, Returns as
U. 5. Captains Bride
New Tork, Sept. 2. Condemned
to 12 years solitary confinement
as an alleged spy in Germany; Mrs.
Katharine Peterson arrived here
Monday on the transport Sierra as
the bride of Capt. Edwin W. Peter
son, of Boston. Mrs. Peterson
served 19 months of her sentence
and escaped when the revolution
threw open the jails In Germany
She said her cell was overran by
rats and thai she was almost In
sane when the flight of the kaiser
brought her freedom.
After her escape Mrs. Peterson
reached Paris, where she met Capt.
Peterson, to whom she had pre
viously been engaged. Mrs. Peter
son said -she was born in Berlin,
came to this conn try everal year?
ago and became an American citi
zen On the outbreak of the war
she returned to Germany, where
her arrest and conviction followed
Jn April, 1917.
work beinjr a complete success. :
cording to an announcement made
by the military mission of the Lithu
anian delegation to the peace con
ference. Enough demobilized Ameri
can officers to form the staff have
applied for commissions and many
discharged enlisted men hare entered
the ranks, it is said. .
Incorporation Into not less than
SO, nor more than 33 regional
No guarantee by the government of
future railroad income, but limita
tions made upon revenue to "fair"
dividends based on value of proper
ties fixed by the Interstate com
merce commisslon.
The bill provides that existing rail
road payment contracts with the gov
ernment shall be continued not longer
than four months.
Regional Plan Bill's Keynote.
The keynote of the bill, chairman
Cummins stated, is the olan for es
tablishment of 2s to 35 regional rail
systems. J
The new metnoa zor settling taoor
disputes Is in a proposed commit
tee of wages and working condition?.
uiatnr rnitimli .salt, adiilnir; "It
creates a committee of wages and!
working conditions, which is to
composed of eight members,
representing labor and four repre
senting the railway companies. This
Committee Is to judge all complaints
aumuuiou wjf 1 KTV '
pioyes or carriers.
submitted by representatives or em
"The r-ommfttee and transportation
board shall take Into consideration
the scale of wages paid for similar
kinds of work in other Industries: the
relation between wages and the cost
of living; the hazards of the employ
ment, the training and skill required,
the degree of responsibility and the
character and regularity of the em
ployment." Labor Men on Directorate.
Another provision of the bill re
quires that railroad corporations must
have among" their directors "two rep
resentatives -of their classified em
ployes.' and also two directors repre-
(Sentlxu? the government.
through the new transportation
board, an employes' advisory council,
composed of representatives pf 'each
organized craft of railroad em ploy
to use one half of excess earmnss of
C Con tinned on page 3. column 3.)
Attorney General Interme
diary Between Wilson and
Foe Agents, Says Senator.
Official Would Intimidate
Those Who Criticise Him,
Asserts Jersey Solon.
I f ASHTNGTOK. D. O, Sept. i.A
. IT charge that attorney general
Palmer was an "Intermediary" be
tween president 'Wilson and German
agents anxious to condone the Lusl
tanla Incident, and now is using his
authority to "intimidate" those who
criticise him, -was made in the senate
today by senator Frellnghuysen, Re
publican, of New Jersey.
The senator was replying tothe at
torney general's statement Issued last
Saturday, charging that Mr. Frellng
huysen was pleasing Germany b:r, his
official attitude. Mr. Palmer's nomi
nation as attorney general was con
firmed last week after a fignt had
been made on him by Mr. Frellng
huysen. M3Iore Prussian Than Pruaaiana.
-Mr Palmer." said the Nojv Jersey
senator, "is pursuing the same meth
ods as he has used before, shouting
pro-Germanism at those who oppose
his high- handed methods. Be will
not hesitate to use all the great pow
er of his office to Intimidate those
who oppose him. He has learned
from the German agents. He Is more
Prussian than the Prussians."
Police Prevent
Grave Clash At
Socialist Meet
Debate Is Bitter; Union ofi
Communist and Left
Wings Is Sought.
Chicago, Ills.. Sept, After
meeting- which lasted until an early
hour this morning, and which was
marked by acrimonious debate, the
communist wing of the national So
cialist party adjourned until later, In
the day. Ten -policemen were as
signed to the meeting: whose pres
ence, according to several of the
members, prevented an outbreak more
pronounced than words. The object
of the meeting was to arrange a basis
for a union of the communist and
Left wtngL-SosialistB. It was expected
by some delegates mat a union oi me
two radical wings of the party would
w effected todav.
i me opening ui wv uumuiuinoi a
TMondav gathering was enlivened by
an order from tne police mat reo
Hannerfl- and festoons adorning thf
palled down and Am e Hem f!gs sub
wPreacher, Interrupting
Speaker on Shame of
Shantung" Is Ejected
Peoria. I1L. Sent. 2. Itev. E. T.
Munns. prominent pastor and settle
ment worker berej-was forcibly eject
ed last ntght from a publlo meeting
attorney, was speaking on "The
Shame of Shantune;." by E. N. Wood
ruff, mavor of Peoria: W. C. Ponteroy.
editor of the Illinois, Labor Journal,
and H. M. Powelt major Illinois re
serve militia, when the minister in
terrupted the sneaker -and took Issue
wttn mm.
"Enirland has furthered her propa
ganda." said O'Donnell to 2000 people
assembled In the city coliseum,
"which has poisoned the minds of
everv other nation excent herself.
"She has not." quietly, but forcibly
challenged the Rev. Mr. Munns.
Cries of "put him out" were imme
diatelv heard.
Washington. D. C Sept 2. Brig.
Gen. Anson Mills, V. S. A., retired.
celebrated his 8th birthday here to
day. Gen. Mills, who is a mem
ber of the Mexican boundary com
miston, began his military career
In Texas before the civil war
and Is well known to many of
the state. He laid out the lirst sur
veyor's plans for El Paso, and for a
long time was stationed at San An
tonio. Gen. Mills invented! the woven cart
ridge belt used by the United States
army ana by the' armies or many other
nations. He surveyed the boundary
between New Mexico and the then
Indian Territory.
Headliners In
"Lone Star Hanger," Wm. Far-
"Miss George Washington," Mar
guerite Clark.
"Hamas Desire," Anita Stewart.
"The Shepherd of the Hills."
"Better Times."
"Society Exile." Elsie Ferguson
Two "Weeks Given Foe to Suppress Article in Constitu
tion Providing for Prohibited Interference in Aus
trian Affairs; Revised Austrian Treaty Presented;
Allies Charge Austria Precipitated War.
pAKIS, Prance. Sept 2. (By th
L Associated Press). The supreme
council of the peace conference de
cided today to send a note In forceful
terms to the German government
pointing out the contradiction with
the Versailles treaty of the provision
in the new German constitution pro
viding for the representation of Ger
many In the Austrian relehsrat
The conaeil demands the sup.
predion of the article irllhln a
fortnight, declaring that other.
vrlae the allies trill be compelled
ta undertake a further oeeupn.
lion of the left bank of the Rhine.
The article objected to Is article 61
of the German constitution, as in
conflict with article So of the Ger
man peace treaty, forbidding German
interference in Austrian affairs.
(By article 80 Germany agrees to
acknowledge and respect Austria's
independence within frontiers to be
fixed in a treaty between that state
and the allies: she agrees that this
InJeuendence shall be Inalienable.
except with the consent o the league
oi nations council). y t
Ttevied Term, ilanded Austria.
The revised text of the oeace terms
framed for Austria's acceptance by
tne peace conference was haadefl to
the Austrian plenipotentiary at St
German this afternoon.
The treaty was presented to the
Austrian delegates by Paul Dutasta
general secretary of the peace con
ference. He also handed them the
allied reply to the Austrian counter
proposals and a coverinc letter
reiterating1 that Austria had precipi
tated the war by an ultimatum un
acceptable to Servia.
N'o official summary in which ter
ritorial changes in the peace treaty
has been given, hut reports from con
ference circles fror.i time to time have
Indicated that several alterations in
the original provisions were to be
made, it has been declared unoffi
cially, however, that the treaty did
not provide for a settlement of the
Flume controvert at present
A. to the political future of
AnntrlK, however. It 1. known
My. For one ttaleic. the aeclalon
whether AnKtrln .hal b- allowed
to Join Germany would be left
with the leacne Of .uch pennlMlon
beloc eivrn however, there
woald nppenr to be little chance,
n. France 1. known to be oppto.ed
to sura a union, as are Swltser.
la-il and many other countries.
There seems to be a general feelfus
of dissatisfaction in peace confer
ence circles with tb- treaty, but the
council had agreed Saturday on vir
tually all sections '
Vienna Seems Doomed.
Under the terms of tne treaty.
Vienna, with Its 2.000.M0 Inhabitants,
seemed doomed to lapse into compar
ative 'commercial insignificance, as
the; is a population of only 4.600,
Me within the country outside the
city to support the capital, while with
Jugo-Slovla. Cx echo-Slovakia and
Hungary existing as separate powers,
Vienna can hardly hope to recover the
husiae&s formerly drawn from their
territories. If the internationaltxa
tion of Flume were provided for. as
Is exoected by many quarters, it is
pointed out Austria's shrunken com
mercial interests wouia tnereoy De
protected to some extent but it is
Wharves And Warehouses In
North Europe Overflowing
With Foods, Asserts Hoover j
Food May Spoil as People
Speculation in u. S. and Elsewnere Declared uniei
Cause of High Prices; IT. S. Credits Needed to Save
Europe and Provide Market for Our Supplies.
PARIS, France. Sept. 2. A distress
ing: era of serulatitfn in food-
staffs in the United States and
through on t the world's .primary food
markets is largely responsible for
high food costs. In the opinion of Her
bert Hoover, chairman of the Inter
allied relief organization, who. on
the eve of his departure for the Unit
ed States granted the Associated
Press an interview Monday.
tYfcnrre and warrhnaae In
Northern European porta are
OTcrfloTrinic with foodatuffs, aent
by mercbavta all orer the world.
Hoover nn!d. Tbeae merchant a, he
declared, had "gambled on anlea
In Toland. Cxeeh -Slovakia, the
TJaltlc atatea and Germany at high
piicea but tbeae atafe have only
a depreciated local currency nnd
many eonimodlttea are In danctr
of apotHnsr. aa be eentral Euro
pean market for foodatnffa la lim
ited to the ability of the people a
to bny on credit.
"This year's specula t Ions," Hoover
said, "are due. in my opinion, chleflv
to the- belief of food merchants and
manufacturers that when the blockade
was removed there would be an enor
mous demand for foodstuffs and
other commodities Id central and east
ern Europe. This speculation was
not due to anv important shortage, at
present, of actual supply. This spec
ulative fever, which was not confined
to foods, was KTeatly sttmnlated by
the long delay in the removal of th
blockade until the pea e treaty was
sljmed at Versal,le5-"
Responding to an Inquiry as to
how food speculation could be checked
in America, Hoover hp id
Palmer Una Rlffht Cue.
"Attorney eeneral A. Mitchell Pal
mer is on the risrnt track when he
endeavors to break down speculation.
The situation is one that may well
cause anxiety also from another point
of view
Hungarian Blockade
Is Lifted by Allies
Washington. D. C, Sept S. The
allied blockade against Hungary
was lifted today. Restrictions re
main, however, on dyes and certain
other commodities, which will be
under the control of the repara
tions commission as was the case
when the German blockade was
generally thought, that Vlanna Is
doomed as a great capital.
Coal Requirements Cut.
Copenhagen, Denmark, Sept 2. As
a result of negotiations at Versailles,
it has been decided that Germany
within the next six months shall de
liver 20,000.(144 tons of coal to France,
as compared with the II.NUM tons
provided for by the terms of the
peace treaty, a German official state
ment . received here says. If Ger-
ma n v'w mml nrorinrfbin atwMo th .
present level of about lVa.tM.t4M tons
annuany. so percent or the extra pro
duction, up to 15S. ., shall be
delivered to the entente, and M per
cent of any extra production beyond
that amount until the figure oro-
vided for In the peace treaty is
Vienna. Austria. Sent 2. (Bv the
Associated Press). The press of this
city oescrioes tne new Hungarian
cabinet as "unreservedly reactionary."
and speculates upon the reception
which will be given it by the entente
and the probable course of Hungarian
Socialists and workingmen.
Count Osaky. the foreign minister,
was formerly a diplomatic officer and
was a member of the entourage of
former emperor Charles in Switzer
land. Tteporta fro Budapest say that the
support of the new cabinet is grad
ually falling away, and predict that
Paris has Indicated or win- Indicate
its disfavor of the nresent government
and insist upon a more popular cabi
net Vienna papers continue to prim
lists of Jewish victims of alleged po
groms. FKSHCTIOST IN WAR, 26 -
Paris. France. Sept 2. Capt Andre
Tardleu, speaking for the government
during the debate In, the chamber of i was requested by Judge W. D. Howe
deputies this afternoon on ratlfica- in his charge to the grand Jury Tuos
tion of the Germany peace treaty. 'day. Judge Howe asserted that whOe
said the French war losses constituted I he had no positive knowledge that
26 percent of the men mobilised.
Fifty seven percent of all men with
the colors, under 31 years of age. were
SnilVIA AHU WJ.iaiuuuaJ
Paris. France. Sent 2. (Havas)
The aupreme council, according to the
Echo Be Paris, has considered the
Question of racial minorities in Servia
and their equality with others in eco
nomic matters, xne question oi un
warranted Interference in their Inter
nal affairs has been raised by some
f f the smaller nations in this connec
tion. In order to avoid affronting bervia
t,i. -.-. 'cs-nnM Ka nawuitaMplliannr laws were belntr crosely vfo-
adds, has proposed that such protec-
( Continued on page 2, column 1. )
Haven't Cash to Pay;- Era oi
"We now are coming into a flood of
production of foodstuffs in the north
ern hemisphere and will again have a
great surplus in the United States.
If. in the meantime. Europe has not
found credits to purchase the f-oralng
winter's supplies, we are likely to
have a glut and prices may fall below
the cost of production to American
"The present high prices of food are
not due to over-exports to Europe
from the United States during the
past year. That can be demonstrated
by the fact that we entera new har
vest with larger stocks of previous
vears production than at this time
last year.
"The law of supply and demand. he
continued, "Is not working normally
and probably will not for another
To Have Rig Surplna Xext Tear.
"We shall have a targp surplus next
year and must have a prosperous
farmlnr eommunltv If w are to havp
the world fed in the future and main- !
tain staoiuty at nome ana anroaa. (
"It could also have been possible to
have prevented great spe-ulatlon had
we retained an embargo on exports
and thus kept the world speculators
puzzled as to the government's ac
tion." Appearing today before the anb
eommHtee of the rongreaIonal
eommlttee on war exnendttnrea,
51 r. noorer anld he believed It
Imperative for the United States
to extend to Knrope eredlta of
OOO for a year and a half or two
yeara In order to provide a mar
ket for the American aurplaa and
anve Europe from dlanater.
The credits, Mr. Hoover declared,
should be Issued to establish Euro
pean merchants, under guarantee of
their own governments, and a guar
antee In turn should be given bv the
United States to the American mer
chants In interest. He discouraged
the Idea of general control of the
transactions by the governments,
urging the necessity of preserving the
regular commercial organizations.
Raps "Narrow Brained Re
former," Who Seefe to'
Arouse Racial Strife.
Would Use Army to Force
Respect for U. S. Flag on
This Side of Atlantic.
FB.T WORTH. Tex, Sept 2. Gov
W. P. Hobby, of Texas, speaking
before the convention of EJwanis
clubs here, again declared himself In
favor of intervention fey the United
Staler in Mexico.
The American army was naed
on the other side of the Atlantic
to force Germany to honor the
American flag, Gov. Ilobby said,
"and It la eqnally imperative that -It
should be naed for the purpose
of forcing other people to respect
it on this aide of he ocean. x
While not mentioning his name.
Gov. Hobby touched on the recent at
tack on John A. Shlllady. of New
York, secretary of th National As
sociation for the Advancement of
Colored People, at Austin.
-I believe In Texas for Texans
only and Just as strongly do I be.
lleve that Texana should say how
the affalra of the state should be
conducted, the governor said.
"And I beilev? In sending any
narrowbralned, deohleil eblnned
reformer who cornea here with
the end In view of ailrrlng up
racial dlaeonteat. back to the
north where he came from, with
a broken Jaw If necessary."
Grand Jury Is
To Investigate
Road Houses
Judge Howe Orders Inquiry
Int0&?nditions-at- the-
Valley Resorts.
A complete Investigation of eoa
Mtli.na r roadhonsea down the valley
certain alleged conditions existed at
the road houses, many reports had
been brought to him regarding un
lawfulness at those resorts. Judge
Hnvn fnrfhMr aaaertad that ROf flcieat
reports charging unlawfulness hadi
been circulated to require a complete
Investigation of conditions.
Judge Howe also reeonuneBdod that
the alleged operation of disorderly
houses in many parts of the city and
county be thoroughly investigated.
The grand Jury was further urged
to make a eomnlete inquiry Into the
alleged Illicit sale of intoxicating
liquors. The Judge in stating the
charge, declared that persistent re
ports were In circulation that the
IB irJ; IB iaB K-J an w
various other parts of the county.
Would Perpetuate "Prohi"
Parly With Enforcement
Of Law Principal Policy
Chi capo. I1L. Sept. 2. Declarations
that law enforcement Is the greatest
issue In the United States today ad
that the Prohibition party should be
pearpetuated with law enforcement
as the dominant feature of Its policy
were loomy applauded zooay Dy man
hera of the national committee of the
party in session here.
Replying to assertions that adop
tion of the 18th amendment had ended
the usefulness of the party, Robert
Pattnn. Springfield, 111, declared "Bol
shevism and disregard of law consti
tuted the supreme Issue in the world
today." and argued for a vitrorous
campaign by the Prohibition party om
tne issue or law amercement.
Wasps Brea Up Hunt For
Loot Hidden By Thieves
Green 8 burp, pa Sept 3. Railroad
detectives have learned that thieves
hide plunder taken from freight cars
behind logs, in the underbrush and
back of rocks along the right of way.
A coo pie of aJeoths were Investi
gating nea r here recently
came upon a hollow log that
a likely place for loot. The chief In
serted bis arm Into the hollow, but
he withdrew It Immediately with a
cry of pain.
naVefl asked the assistant.
A KtrA m a? tFnann nMitWnt' frn
the log answered the question. The
two men were very badly stung be-
xore tney coma run to a place or
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IViarcneS I O-Ueaiil
Music Of Phonograph
Moundsvllle. W. Va Sent S. Hush
Ferguson, a negro who was recently
put to death at the state prison here,
went to his death to the strains of a
phonograph. It was a Ferguson s
own request that the canned music
was substituted for the ce evict choir.
Among; the hymns played, were
"Nearer. My God to Thee." "tird, I
am Coming Home Today." and 1a
the Mountain Tops with Jesus. the
Utter being heard as the black
mounted the callows steps.
Copenhagen. Denmark. Sept. 2. The
inited States has granted a loan of,
S50.000.000 to Bstbonla. to be used
chiefly to pay for American goods'
sent to that country, according to an
announcement made here by the
Tsthonlan press bureau. .
Lieut. Johnson Lands Safely on American Side After
His Companion, Capt. David B. McNabb, Is Shot
Through Head; Men Attacked While Flying Up Rio
Grande on Patrol Duty; Hundreds of Shots Fired.
CAN ANTONIO, Texas, SepL 2.
Col. W. T. Johnson, chief of
have full details of the report from
on two American aviators and said
tout about the affair.
One Officer Wounded.
Laredo. Tex Sept. Two
American atlation officers on
border patrol duty, were firni
upon today by a group of Mexi
cans while flying up the Itlo
Grande near here, and one of the
officers was wonnded In the head.
Capt. Davis B. MeXabb was the
officer wonnded, and his com.
paalon, Llent. Johnxon, brought
the machine aafely to earth on the
American aide. HeXabb was put
to bed at a farm hoaae and an
airplane with a surgeon and med.
leal supplies was rushed to his aid
from headquarters here.
The officers were flyinjr low
about 10 miles op the Itlo Grande
from here near Santa Isabel
creek, when suddenly, on the
Mexican side, about 3 Mexican
roae up from the brush and
poured volley after volley Into the
plane. It was reported several
hundred shots were tired.
Many bullets pierced the wings
of the plane before It eould riae.
Capt. MeXabb was struck near the
ear. the bullet lodging in his
head. Word was sent promptly
to headquarters at Fart Mcintosh
The attack today, which took
place shortly after S a. m fol
lowed complaints for some time
paet that Mexicans occasionally
have fired at the aerial border
Two American Planes
From Presidio Fly
Over Chihuahua City
Chihuahua. Mex ug. 20. (De
layed.) Two American airplanes fry
ing yesterday over this eity made a
sensation Here, as the Inhabitants
could at once sec that the machines
did not belong tct the Dteguex flotilla-
The aviators came from Estacion Falo -
mir. passing aoove Aiamini ana rea.cn
ing here between 4 and 5 oclock in
the afternoon.
They made a tour over the city, go
inxr to the Cbuviscar dam. in south
western Chihnahna. then turned north,!
and. mistaking tne central railroad
going directly to JuareX tor the
g-ntisia City. Mexico & Orient trades,
over which they had come from Fao
mir, they took tha wrong course.
As soon as they detected the mis
take, they changed direction to the
northeast, toward Aldama and Preai-
'Uo, Texas, disappearing quickly oa i
the horizon. I
American mining men arriving here
Mexicans Claim Bandit Murderer
Of Adam Schaefer Has Been Slain;
Victim Was Naturalized American
WASHINGTON. D C Sept. 2. Tht
bandit who murdered Adam
Schaefer, an American citixen. in Zaca
tecas. August 2S. has bees killed by
Mexican federal troops, according to
advices to the state department today
from Mexico City. A dispatch from
the American consul at Sallnacrux sal 3
Schaefer was a naturalised American.
thus ctearinff dp the question of hta
When attacked, Schaefer was re
ported to have bad a heavy payroll
for the mines where he was employed.
Ills mother lives at Sharpeburg. Pa.
American Smelting and Refining
company offieialfi bare received a tele
gram from G- W. Retthmiller. of As-
killing of Adam S. Schaefer at Pino.
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Tewn State
At southern department headquarters
staff, said the department did not yet
Laredo that a band of Mexicans fired
the department had no statement to gne
today from Chihuahua City reported
f the presence of two American t.-
plauea flying over Chihuahua C.l.
Ausost 28. instead of August ::. as re
ported in the dispatch from Ch.hud.ht.j
On the night of August 2s two bi
planes piloted by Lieut M. A St. Jo;-i
and Lieut- H. W. Benton, with Maj
W. A. Hill and Capt Marcus Taylor
of the engineering corps, acting as oo
aervers. returned to the Royce flvm
field at Maria late at night and were
wrecked while making a forced iana
ing at night The aviators and pi1o:
were slightly Injured.
These two planes, piloted by Lieuts
St Joba and Beaton, with the two en
gineer officers as observers, were re
ports! from Marfa on reliable author
ity to have been the two airpl.mer
that flew over the Mexican state -a?-itai.
Chihuahua, Mexico, Sept 2 Holler
and Lavin, of Xogales, Arizona. ha.
got permission from the state authori
ties to ship 50 dynamite boxes ar
some boxes of detonators and fuse fu
tile Batopilas mines, via Negates, So
pora. over the Southern PacTic
Alamos, and thence by mule trai5 :r
BsvtopUaa. In tfca jtuA. few years :
good) trade has developed between Ba
topilas. Chin Ipsa. Guadalupe and othe:
mines of the Sierra Madre and Guav.
maa, Alamos and Xogales, as tha
route has been without dangers thr
beset the route directly to ChihuaVu
Chihuahua. Mexico. Sept. 2. TV
AQMticaa company of Richardson ar ,
Jackson had deposited with
chant at Parral several hundrei d
j .are m bonds of the Parral mumci;a
debt, and, aa during the last
raid on that town the bonds
stolen from the merchants safe
owners have filed complaint with c.V
mayor of Parral. who has received
orders from Gov. Ortiz to pay th
missing bonds and avoid more trouble.
Phoenix. Aria, Sept. 2. An inter
national fence alons the Memon-.
border, horse high, bull strong ari
practically man-proof, is the sugges
tion made yesterday by members of
(Continued on pace 5. column 4.)
Zacatecas, August 28. The telegra
stated the sender was a stepbrother
of the murdered man.
It developed today through investi
gation made by the smelting compai
and friends of Schaefer that tiiere
were two men in Mexican mining
camps named Adam Schaefer. Th
Adam Schaefer of Parral. who is said
to be a Mexican citizen, fs still work
ing fn the Parral district, according
to information received here. He was
confused with the American minm
man of the same name who was killed
at Ptnos. according to telegrams from
Mexico. This accounted for confusion
aa to Schaefer's cttlsenahip.
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The El Paso Herald is nearly -a
O twice that of any other 1 Paso
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