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H. Nf«lvil PrtgD, a diplemat ef lM| WfIHMK, IMM bHfl IMIMd M Mm Krai representative ef the United •tatea In tka klnsoem af Mm lafba, Craate and llovanaa. Mr. Dadga at •ne tlnaa waa eklaf af tha Latln*Amar» lean bureau af tha atate department. PAYMASTER ARRESTED CARRANZA CAVALRY LOCATKD FORTY MILKS FROM BORDER. AMKRICAN TROOPS PUSHING IN TO MOUNTAINS IN MAN HUNT. WMUrn Ntwipaper Union Now* Borvteo. No gain. Aria., Aug. 21.—United States Intelligence officers have ar rested If. J. Dominguez three miles north of here with 0,000 rounds of re volver ammunition In Ills possession. Domlngues Is a paymaster In the Mex ican army for the SSrd battalion and Is said to be a member of the staff of Governor Calles of Sonora. He was turned over to a deputy United States marshal for Investigation. Washington.—Mexican Ambassador Bonillas has been urged by the Mex ican consul at Presidio, Texas, to ob tain from the War Department an or der for withdrawal of the American forces now In Mexico. The consul's telegram, made public at tha embassy, said that since Mexican federal troops were In pursuit of the bandits which held two American aviators for ran som, withdrawal of the American troops would "avoid difficulties.** Marfa, Tex. —General Pruneda's Carranza cavalry column Is located seventeen miles from Colchlllo Par ado, forty miles up the Conchos river from the border, according to a report brought here by army airplane observ ers who said they saw the Mexican federal soldiers climbing the steep trail. They estimated the total force at 230, although the Mexican consul at Presidfc) reported Pruneda left OJln aga with only 125 men. Chico Cano, first reported to have been command er of the bandit gang which captured Aviators Peterson and Davis, was re ported to be with a Carranza detach ment of troops opposite Indio, Tex. He was said to have received amnesty from Carranza officers at OJlnaga. FLAMES SWEEP FOR ESTS BLAZKB SERIOUS IN NORTHWEST IS REPORT. Missoula, Moot. Federal forest service officials of DistMct No. 1, em bracing Montana and northern Idaho, annoanced the fires In the forests are the most serious In the history of the district. In addition to new flrea and old blazes being fanned by high winds, Area started by Incendiaries were re ported. In the Clearwater forest a for est service telephone wire eras found cut In seven places and the ends wrapped around trees. New Ares were reported In many parts of the district. In the Salmon Mountain district of the Bitter Root, forest Ares burned uncontrolled south of the Bitter Root valley. The Whitecap Ares also es caped control lines. Earn $l2O Per Weak. Boston.—lnquiry Into the high cost of shoes by the county grand Jury de veloped that some shoe workers had been earning $l2O a week. These In stances were few, but It was testified that many made S6O a week, while the average was about S4O. It was said that a pair of shoes sold by a manu facturer for $5.50 was displayed In a store 400 yards from the factory marked sl2. Vote for Imprisonment Washington. Without amendment and practically no opposition the House voted to amend the Lever food control act to extend Its provisions to Include clothing, containers of food, feed, or fertilisers, fuel oil, and imple ments used In production of necessi ties, and to penalise profiteering by a sß*ooo Ane or two years Imprisonment. Proposals to make the act upply to proAteerlng In house rents, adopted by the House committee, were stricken out. BANDITS ROB AN AMERICAN CLAIM* TO NAVI LOST (If,SOO ON WAV OUT OF MEXICO. FOUR OUTLAWS KILLED REPORT BROUGHT BV AIRPLANE THAT BOLDIERt KILL OUTLAWS. K' Wasters Nowapapor Union Now* Service. Laredo, Tex. Aug. 22.—AI1»ert von Hoffman of Bt. Louie who arrived at the border from Vera Cruz and report ed to local federal authorities that he had been held up on a trail) en route to Laredo and robbed of SIO,OOO cash and Jewelry valued at $2,000. Von Hoffman, who la an American dtisen. said he waa returning from a visit to his coffee plantation In the state of Vera Crus when the robbery occurred, and charged that It was committed by Commas soldiers. Mnrfa, Tex.—Four Mexican bandits have been killed by American troopp In Mexico, CapL Leonard Mutlack, who urrlved here by airplane, reported. They were surrounded In an adobe blockhouse that the Mexicans had con structed lu n mountain pass. The ban dits fought desperately when they found they were trapped, and two es caped. When the American troops ap proached the blockhouse with the In tention of searching lt*for hidden ban dits, the Mexicans opened fire from port holes. The Are was returned and the block house charged by the American cav alry troops. Three of the four Mexicans killed has been IdentlAed as Jesus Janir, Francisco Janir and Jose Puente*. The Identity of the fourth bandit lias not yet been ascertained. All four of the men are known to Captain Matlack aa bandits operating along the Big Bend border for years. The two men that escaped were pur sued, but the trail was lost in the mountain cafions. It Is known that Jeus Renteria, lead er of the outlaw band that captured Lleuta. Harold O. Peterson and Paul H. Davis, American aviators, waa not among the dead. Captain Matlaek aald he passed a column of 200 Carransa troops betow the border. The Carransa commauder, Matlack reported, asked where the American troops were going. When ha was Informed that the Americana were pursuing bandits who had held Amer ican aviators, the Carransa comman der waved his hand and said, "Go ohead." No effort was made to hinder the punitive expedition. TO HEAR EUROPEANS Foreign Relations Cemmlttaa ta Held Complaint Court. Washington.—Defying the adminis tration ukase for quick and unquali fied ratlAcatlon of the peace treaty, the Benate foreign relations commit tee voted to grant “a day In court” to all the subject peoples denied a hear ing at the Paris conference. Seven teen such peoples have opened head quarters In Washington to carry their protests to the United States Senate. The committee will hear the Egyptian* first. Falling to get their demands for self-rule before the Psrls conference, the representatives of Egyptian na tionalism have come to Washington. Wants Jury ef Women. Kalamazoo, Mich. —George 8. Hock nelL charged with murder of Mrs. Bes sie Voeth of Detroit, has requested that he he tried before a Jury of twelve women, and seems quite enthusiastic over the prospects of his wish being granted. "Women will have a better understanding of the case and will be more sympathetic,” he aald. "I'm look ing for sympathy, however, because I aa Innocent.” Make Flight Over Reek lee. Denver.—Makfog the first airplane flight In history over the Continental divide In Colorado, three De Havlland planes of the four In the army Aylng circus, which Is exhibiting In Western states In the interest of air service recruiting, arrived In Denver from Glenwood Springs. . "Dope” Found to Bs Flour. Winnipeg, Man.—-Profiteering was placed In the background when Ed ward O'Rourke was charged here In Police Court with selling fifteen pounds of Hour for $1,700. He sold It to a Chinaman who thought he was buying morphine. The Aour was packed In glass bottles. Anarahlate Kill Chlldran. London. —The Bolahevlk! have plun dered the town of Btanlsas, In the dis trict of the upper Don river, accord ing to advices reaching here. Cruel ties were InAlcted on the population by the Bolshevik!, who are reported to have killed children In their cra dles and to have burned old people. In the towns of Mlgullnskala and Ka znnskaln, In the same region, the ad vices add, 5,000 persons have been ex ecuted, and more than 800 have been put to death In that territory. mm™ HBIAT.n, RODMAN WANAMAKER The meet heavily Insured man In the United Statee la Redman Wane matter af New York and Philadelphia. Hie peliaiee aggregate SMOO,QO& TROOPS ARE IN MEXICO WILL USE STRONG FORCES AT STRATEGIC POINTS. U. S. TO CLEAN UP MEXICAN BORDER; BANDITS GETTING TOO NUMEROUS. Wextern New*p«p*r Union News Service. Washington. Aug. 20. —No official announcements are being made of how the United States government Intends to handle the bandits nuisance In northern Mexico, from this point on, hut there Is every evidence that all preparations have been made to meet future depredations with a swift movement of troops such as now Is be ing conducted against the desperadoes who held the two army aviators for ransom. Swift moving cavalry, fully equip ped with machine guns and guided by airplanes. It Is understood, will be re lied upon, and will he prepared to move quickly from strategic points Organisation of the border guard to Insure tlie greatest speed In these movements has been completed, the cavalry regiments being so distributed as to place the nucleus of a Aylng col umn at carefully selected points along the Rio Grande. Movement of troops of the Eighth cavalry Into Mexico Inaugurated the new plan, according to officiate, and from this time on similar Incidents "will be handled without gloves.” In announcing that MaJ. Gen. Joseph T. Dfckman, commanding the Southern department, had acted on Instructions from the War Department, Secretary Baker Intimated that only the danger In which the two officers were placed prevented an attempt to rescue them by force. "When the reports came of the cap ture of these two officers and their being held for ransom,” Secretary Baker salil, "the hour of execution on the next day In default of the ran som being paid, there waa, of course, no opportunity to make a military res cue within such a time and I therefore directed that the ransom money be paid and that force be arranged to take up the hot trail of the bandits and pursue them with the hope of be ing able to capture as many as pos sible.” Details of bow the dash was con ducted were left entirely to General Dlckman, the only requirement being that It should be made with a "swift ly moving force." The doee proximity of the bandit rendezvous to the border led to the hope tluat the American troops might overtake them before they wonld have time to scatter. Dispatches to the department from Chihuahua aald the governor of that Mexican state* with the approval of President Carranza, had offered a re ward of 00*000 paaoa for the capture of Francisco Villa. Two colonels and three captains of tha. Villa forces .cap tured by the federate were aald to have been convicted of treason Sunday by a military court-martial and executed by a firing squad yesterday. Bank Rshhzrs Get |4SAOCI Wichita, Kan.—Despite efforts of eight posses of citterns and police of ficers to apprehend them, three bank robbers who obtained $48,000 In a day light holdup of the First National Bank of Newton, Kan., are still at large. Re check of bank securities shows that the trio secured SIB,OOO in cash and SBO,OOO In Liberty bonds. Big Gift far Ex-Kalter. Berlin. —A bill has been submitted to the Prussian cabinet which provides that 170,000,000 marks shall be given to former Emperor William as total settlement for the civil list he lost through "forced abdication," accord ing to a Weimar dispatch In the Frel belt. Bum White Fine Forest Missoula, Mont.—Uncontrolled Ares in every forest In central and weat era Montana and northern Idaho are destroying much valuable timber and threatening ranchers and . stockmen, without hope of stopping the flames unless rain fells heavily, the Federal Forest Service has announced. Klghty two thousand dollars’ worth of white pine timber In easily accessible coun try on Steamboat creek, Coeur d’Alene foretß, was totally devoured by H»/ flames. WANT 15,000 ARMY RECRUITS MEXICAN SITUATION MlN** CALL FON TNOOF* AT CAMP ONANT. INTERVENTION LOOMS CARRANZA SENATE HOLD SE CRET SESSIONS AS AMER ICANS PRESS BANDITS. Western N*wap«p«r Union Nows Ssrvie*. < ’amp Grunt, Rockford, 111., Aug. 23. —A War Department order received from Washington has startled the cutup by ltM terse luesaatfe: "Recruit 15,000 for the Sixth division within the next sixty days.” It Is taken to mean here that the "Red Star" regu lars are to be ordered to the Mexican border. About u month ago a gen eral here sluted that he would have troops In Mexico in a few months and officers here are now’ almost sure of being sent to Texas. San Antonio.—A copy of a manifesto calling upon President Carranza to re sign, issued In Mexico City by Alfredo Robles Dominguez, prominent engi neer and former adviser of President Mudero, lias been received here, Do minguez, who heads Ills manifesto, "Before the Danger," und usserts that lie is not u rebel nor an udvocate of sedition, urges a provisional govern ment to succeed Carranza. He charges Carranza Is responsible for all the In terior nnd exterior difficulties of Mex ico. The newspapers declare that the danger of American intervention In Mexico Is not yet passed. The Senate and Chamber of Deputies discussed the situation in secret session. Washington.—President Wilson has uot yet replied to Carranxa's request that American troops be withdrawn from the bandit chase In Mexico. It was generally believed In official quarters that the Carransa protest would be answered after the American expedition has been given ample time to search the Mexican north country tor the bandits. When answer final ly is made the troops probably will have returned to United States soil. The reply, it Is believed, will ex press regret that It la necessary for this government to send troops into Mexico, but will also say that troops will be sent whenever circumstances demand' their presence to protect Americana or to run down criminals. Murders Stepfather. Dubuque, lowa.—James Townsend. 20, returned soldier, lias confessed that he had murdered his stepfather, F. Trees, and had thrown hla body Into the Mississippi river, according to the police. The body waa found. Both legs and the right arm were bound and a 100-pound rock waa found tied around the neck. Mrs. Trees, In a statement to the authorities, declared her husband waa insane and that Townsend killed him when, she aald, he made an attempt to assault her two daughters. Find Tens ef Feed. New York.—Enormous quantities of food were found In warehouses and other places of storage, Including breweries, by firemen who have been Investigating these places. Mayor Hy lan announced. Among the stores found, he said, were 000,000*000 eggs, 5,000,000 pounds of butter, B*ooo,ooo pounds of sugar, 7,000,000 pounds of floor and about 45,000,000 pounds of coffee. Net Reeofnteed by U. 8. Washington.—President Joan Bau tista Qulroa of Costa Rica, successor of Federico Ttnoco, has been notified by the American government that the validity of the Tlnoco constitution or any government acting under thst ceo attention would not be recognized by the United States. Strikers Injure Wemew. Chicago.—A score of strikers at the Crane Company's plant wracked a street car with missiles and bent un conscious two workmen who had re fused to Join the strike. A do—n pas sengers, Including several women, were Injured. Hit Slßbt-Seelng Sues. Los Angeles, Calif.—Twenty-six per sons were Injured, several of them very seriously, when a Van Nuys elec tric car crashed Into u sight-seeing bun carrying thirty motion picture actors here. Senator Fletoher Injured. Washington.—Senator Fletcher of Florida was struck by a street car and seriously Injured. He sustained a se vere scalp wound, a contusion and a badly bruised arm. Fellah Rout Rada. Copenhagen.—Polish troops have ad ministered a crushing defeat on the Bolshevlkl and the soviet forces are being pursued everywhere, the Polish general staff at Warsaw announces. The fortress of Rovno, In Volhynta, northeast of Dubno, lias been captured Poles. Rant of Minsk the Poles have reached the line of Ihnmen- Dortyn. Apparently the Poles are ad vancing north and south of the Prlpet marshes, east of Brest-Lltovsk. THE JOY OF MOTHERHOOD Ctmm to this Womb dtfter Tilda* Lcrdia E. Pfakham’s VMBtebw ConpooDd to RBBtof Hr>f—kh Ell—tiurg, Wa*.—“After I was marriod 1 was Botwelj foralocjr tjmn tho time wii art able ta as stoat Ourareatwt darts ml to hare a child in our bone and eoa day my huabsid cams hack from town with a bottle of Lydia E. Ptnk hasra Vogatsble Compound tid wanted mo to try it. It broufht rettaf from my troubles. I improved in health an X could do my housework; we now haven Utile one, aU of which I owe to Lydia E. Pink ham *a Vegetabls Compound.*'— Mrs. 8. 8. JOBBOM, R. No. 8, Kite—burg. Wash. Thorn ara woman ovotywhsra who long for children In their homao yot ara denied this hanplnam on account of some ftmettooaf disorder which In moot eases would readily yield to Lydia K. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound. Such women should not give up hope until they have given thia wonderftJ medicine t trial, and for spsdal advies write Lydia E. Piakham Medicine Co., Lynn, Maas. Tha raault of 40 yams ] experieuos is at your service. Choice bb* of veal, creamery butter and fresh •($• combine with other tempting ingredients to give Libby’s Veal Loaf its delicate, appetfauiiß flavor. Order a package from your grocer today. UUby.MfNofl* Libby, Chicago MARRIED IN BATHING SUITS Ceremony Certainly Saved Bride and Groem Considerable Expense In Wedding Finery. The funniest wedding I ever -saw was when camping last summer, writes a corresppndent of the Chicago Trib une. A girl friend and her father were there and she met a young man whom she grew fond of In a short time. One night he asked her father for her hand, but father objected be cause of the short acquaintance. The next morning the couple met and planned to elope, but somehow father "got wise,** so this was spoiled. When swimming that afternoon- they met again and the girl happened to men tion that her father bad gone to the village and would not return until eve ning. The boy aald: "This Is our time.” A minister was on the shore and they went to him and asked to be married at once. The ceremony waa performed on the bench, the couple attired In their bathing suits. BafMng BlmpMsHy. "A writer of detective stories says the criminal who commits crimes In the commonest way Is the hardest to catch." "Maybe he’s right.” "Tear ' ."A tap on the bend with a club offers few opportunities for expert analysis and deductions." —Birmingham Age- Herald. Every time you think yon’ra In debt of what Germany owes. qSK? is a notorious; knocker of ill-health! TRrfr, It contains the’vital mineral elements and all the nutriment of wheat and barley. Exit Dlahtowela. No more sticky plates and no more dishes dried on dlahtowela. These are two of the things for which the Y: M. C. A. training schools for home assistants Is standing. The school was started In answer to the demand for home assistants on the new domestic service plan which have come Into the central branch employ ment bureau. Within the last alx months 500 calls for home assistants have come lu, and 170 have been suc fully filled. "There should never he a sticky plate after the home assistant has Bn lshed the course,” Miss Grace H. White, placement secretary, says. "Th# girls nre taught how to make their own soda preparation for cleansing the Ice box, the kitchen cloeets, etc., and how to dean a sink a*nd a kitchen rang# so that It shines. "Dishes are never dried with a dish towel, but always scaliied and allowed to dry without a streak.” Newfoundland's Memorial Day. Newfoundland celebrated July 1 this year, hut not as Canada does. It was observed throughout the Islaud as Me morial day. in honor of those who lald down their lives during the war. Next year It is proposed to hold the com memoration earlier In the season. Lets Better. Rnilley—l hope you won't mind If I bring a couple of friends home to din ner tonight, my dear? Mrs. Smiley—Oh, no; that Is better than being brought hoiqe by a couple of friends after dinner. It Has Happsnsd Before. As his relatives and friends are aware, George Wharton Pepper la a nonsmoker. Not long ago Mr. Pepper was about to entertain some distinguished guests whom he delighted to honor. His first move In the direction of their entertainment waa to procure and aend to the house some particu larly choice Havana cigars, which "set blm back” to the tone of 80 cents each. But It seems the cigars arrived before It waa made known at home that the guests were expected. That evening Mrs. Pepper said to her husband: "Some cigars came for you today—evidently a gift from some one. Knowing yon didn't smoke, I gave them to men who were workings In the house."—Philadelphia Ledger. tllMMa A mentor of th. United State, nwd- Ical corpm recall, retunwd to Ellin wood, Kan., report, that 1c cream so da. hav« mad. a profound Impel no upon th. Samoans. The ortcr was do tailed In charse of th. *oda fountain of tho oollterj drop More at tha Part- Part naval .tattoo, and report* that hla patient, took mock more kindly to tho Mdas than to tho antMnfluenia st rum which ha wu obUprt to dlspmse. Wotort Courta.no. Nell—“I wouldn’t marry tho toot man In tho world.- Mle—"Of conrao rot Ho wouldn't art you." One of th. ever prerent difficult!fw of n married man la to account for hi. abornc from toate.