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The Omaha Sunday Bee
PAGES ONE" TO TWELVE.
VOL. XLH-NO. 47.
ma-NDAY TUNING, MAY 11, 1 1)13 SIX SECTIONS-SIXTY PACJIiS.
SINGLE COPY FIVE CENTS
WILSON WILL ASK
JOHNSON TO VETO
ALIEN LAND BILL
President and Bryan Decide to
Appeal to the Governor
TO TELEGRAPH JAP PROTEST
Objection of Mikado's Government
Will Be Forwarded by Wire.
CH3NDA VISITS THE SECRETARY
Ambassador Spends Hour at the
LAND SITUATION IS CONSIDERED
Formnl Answer to t'rotcntH AKiilnst
Count anil Arlsonn Lann Will
11c Mmlr AVI thl n n liny
WASHINGTON. May lO.-Presldent Wil
son und Secretary llryun decided late to
day to telugrapu to Governor Johnson of
California tlie views of the administration
as well as the objections of the Japanese
government to the Webb bill paBsed by
tho California legislation, and awaiting
tho governor's signature. It was said
Governor Johnson will be urked to veto
Secretary Bryan and Viscount Chinde,
the Japanese has been formally presented
and the ambassador, got down to busi
ness today at un early conference over
the California alien land bill. Japan's
protest alreadyambassador was waiting
to learn what the United States proposed
to do about the bill already passed by
the California legislature and awaiting
Governor Johnson's signature.
Early today there was prospect of a
special cabinet meeting to afford Secre
tary Bryan an opportunity to lay before
President Wilson and his colleagues the
results of his further conference with the
No Disposition tn Dclnr.
It was evident there was no disposition
to delay the question and It appeared to
be the Intention of Secretary Bryan to
glvo to tho Japanese ambassador a
prompt assurance of what his govern
ment might expect the United States to
do about tho legislation Japan considers
The conference lasted an hour and at
its conclusion Viscount Chlnda paid a
short visit to Counselor Moore. No state
ment was forthcoming, as to what nad
taken place, but It Is known that having
presented the views of his own govern
ment In objection to tho California legis
lation as well as that of Arizona, tho am
bassador withdrew to await a formal an
il wfffrOror the State department
Before that Is given Secretaiy Bryan
wishes to confer with President Wilson,
and as tho latter was on a trip to Mount
Vejnon, Indications were that !t would be
late in the day, If not Monday morning,
bofore the conferences between the sec
retary and the ambassador could bo re
sumed. Woman Who Jumped
from Train Unhurt
PRAIRIE DU CIIIEN, Wis., May 10.
Mrs. John Topllss of Des Moines, la.,
being brought hero by hor husband and
maid for medical treatment, eluded them
and Jumped from tho train yesterday
near Cnssvllle, Wis., while it was running
forty miles an ' hour. She alighted be
tween a pllo of rocks and ties. Tho train
was stopped and a searching party found
Mrs. Topllss uninjured, sitting on the tics.
LOVE AFFAIR IS CAUSE
OF QUADRUPLE TRAGEDY
MISSOULA. Mont., May lO.-Unsuccess-ful
wooing, It was definitely learned to
day, caused tho tragedy at Dixon Thurs
day night, when H. P. Stankoy shot H.
A Wellington, tho Inter's wlfo and Hazel
Cook, a 11-year-old boy, and then killed
himself. Wellington died Instantly, the i
boy passed away early today, nnd the ,
woman, who waH wounded four times, I
has little chance of recovery,
Stankey lived o't Mondovl, Wis. Mrs.
Wellington's former home. He had been
rejected as a suitor by the young woman,
and when she married Wellington here
two month ago. Stankey left Mondovl for
the west, vowing, it Is said, to kill them
After ho had shot down the couple and
tho boy, Stankey stood over the woman
lis he raised the pistol to his own head.
QIls body fell across hers.
REV LEANDER TROWBRIDGE
CHAMBERLAIN IS DEAD
PASADTCS'A, Cal., May 10. Rev. Lcan
der Trowbridge Chamberlain, noted divine
and author. Is dead today at the home of
his niece. Mrs. F. C. Hayward. He was
13 years old.
From 1S63 to 1887 .Mr. Chamberlain was
successively paymaster, naval storekeeper
and Judge advocate in the United States
Pacific squadron. After the Chicago fire
of 1871 he was a superintendent of relief
He founded the nrooklyn Institute of
Arts and Sciences and was president of
the United States Evangelical alliance
and secretary-treasurer of the American
nd Foreign Missionary union. For thirty
years he lived at Chelsea, N. V.
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PROBE INTO O'HARA CH
Maude Robinson, Who Made Affi
davit, Questioned by Committee.
DENIES PART OF ITS TEXT
She Hnyn Affldnvlt Wm Mntle at
Itruncst of n Saloon Keeper
Who Wnntfil to Use It
CHICAGO, May 10. Miss Maud Robin
son. author of the affidavit calling Into
question the moral conduct of Lieutenant
Governor Unrrult O'Hura, today told her
story to the Kttelson committee appointed
to Investigate the alligations.
Asked point blank by Senator Kttelson
If her relations with the lieutenant gov
ernor had been unduly Intimate, the wit
ness replltd In the negative.
In her testimony she brotifht in the
name of Mrs. Mabel Davidson Inbush of
Madison, Wis., daughter of a former
governor of the Badger state.
She suld that she came from Spring
field to Chicago on a train with O'Hara
and Thomas Vredenburgh. They went
to the Hotel l.u Salle, where she checked
lur baggage and where they met MrR.
Inbush, a widow. They then' visited the
cafe of the Hotel Sherman for dinner.
Vredenburgh, she said, left the table and
when ho leturned handed her the key
to u suite of rooms, saying he hud regis
tered tho quaitot as "J. P. Miller und
wife" and "F. D. Duncan und wife."
Vlntt to Cnle nnd Hotel.
After the meal the party adjourned to
the Lambs cafe, where, she said, they
met Harry Gibbons, a court bailiff and
friend of O'Hara's,' to whom the latter
says he telegraphed to meet him In Chi
cago when he found himself In the party
on the train.
After a number of drinks witness de
clared that she, Mrs. Inbush and Vreden
burgh went to the Hotel Sherman, leuv-
lng Gibbons und O'Hara talking on the
sidewalk In front of the I.rtWa.f,e.- .
Later In tho evcnlnKj5 aid,' tho
lieutenant governor cttWthev Start-
mem. it wub at imsBmmjajnupr
Kttelson asked the direct4 WMUqc-'fta to
her relations with O'Hara.
Miss Itoblnsou testified
to the hotel on January 1'
there three days.
Liquor Denier llnck
The witness said she
davit at the request of
liquor dealer of Sprlngfiel
her that It would never be made public,
but would be used only to coerco O'Hara
Into steering his vice investigation away
(Continued on Page Two.)
Nearly Four Thousand
Men Killed in Mines
and Quarrels in Year
WASHINGTON. May 10.-qldwits-in
quarries, coal , .mktes., and metajftauiafljjoi,!
tho UnTtcaatci during 1911 resulted In
Iosb of life to 3,00.5 men out of the 1,005,-
281 men employed. The bureau of mines.
which, since Its establishment, has en
deavored to promote safety and effiolency
in tho mines and quarries of the country
has Just Issued its first summary of
quarry accidents. It shows 18$ men were
killed during 1911 out of 110,954 men em
ployed, making the death rate. 1.U9 per
1.000. In coal mines 728.34S men were em
ployed, of whom 2,719 were killed, making
tho death rate 3.73; In metal mines, 16,
979 men were employed, G05 killed, mak
ing tho death rate 4.19.
Approximately ope-half of the deaths
in and about quarries were due to three
causes In the order named:
Explosives, falls or slides of quarry
material and falls or slides of overbur
den. Accident resulted In the serious injury
of 802 men, or 7.77 pei 1,000; slight Inju
rles, 4.S28, or 40.S1 per 1,000. Approxi
mately 33 per cent of both the serious
and slight Injuries occurred in the hand
ling and transport of material.
Fatalities In granite quarries were 2t;
sandstone and bluestonc, 14; limestone,
90, and cement rock, 29.
Of these 33 men were killed In Penn
sylvania quarries, 22 In California and
12 in Illinois.
The statistics were collected from 3,920
quarries whoso 110,954 employes worked
an aggregate of 25,325,094 days, develop-
lng tl49.C41,722 In products. Tho men
killed left 89 widows and 129 orphans.
Two More Bombs
LONDON, May 10. Two more of the
now familiar bombs with which tho mili
tant suffragists are attempting to scare
the Ilrltlsh Parliament Into giving the
parliamentary franchise to women wero
discovered this morning. One of them
was found in the passengers' waiting
room at tho busy Lime Street railway
station In Liverpool and the other in I
the sorting room of the postofflce ut
The fuse of the Liverpool bomb bad
been lighted by the perpetrators of the I
outrage, but had died out before it 1
reached the gunpowder. The bomb con
sisted of a tin tobacco box filled with
gunpowder and lion nuts und the long
fuse was laid In the center.
Tho Reading machine was wrapped In u
bulky parcel, to which the nttentlon of
tho postofflce employes was attracted by
the sound of ticking. The police were
called In and on examination found that
the parcel contained an electric battery
connected by clockwork with explosives.
DUNDEE, Scotland. May lO.-Farring-ton
Hall, the residence of Henry ilc
Grady, former lord provost of Dundee,
was destroyed by fire early today. Indi
cations point to the militant tuffragettes
as the authors of the outrage. Flames
broke out simultaneously In hulf a dozen
places In the great mansion, which was i
beautiful specimen of architecture. It
was being prepared for occupation dur
'ng the summer by the owner and his
ALANS0N D. BROWN,
MIU0NAIRE, IS DEAD
SAN ANTONIO, Tex., May 10. Alanson
D. Hrown, 05 years of age, a millionaire
manufacturer of St. Louis, died today
after an Illness of several weeks. Mr.
mown suffered ieuchuemta, rax la-
ISS ELLIS HEADS
Vice President Last Year Elevated
to the .Head Position for
CALDWELL VICE PRESIDENT
Miss Julia M. Wort of Lincoln is
INTERESTING PAPERS READ
Present Day English Revolutionary
CHANGES OLD INDIVIDUALISM
Prof. Cnldivrll Unyn It Mrnns the
lte!-in-)t Ion of KiiKlnml, hut He
Snr K Nlnttle Slip Mny
Miss Mottle Cook Kills of the Peru
State Normal was made president of the
Nebraska History Teachers' association
at the meeting yesterday at the high
school building. Hy the provision of tho
constitution of tho association the vice
president of the previous year becomes i
the president of tho association. The
other offices are elective. Prof. Howard
W. CaldweU of the University of Ne
braska was chosen vice president, and
Miss Julia M. Wort of the Lincoln High
school, secretary-treasurer. Between
thirty-five and forty wero in attendance
at the meeting.
Papers on topics of history and the
teaching of history wero read by Prof.
E. L. Hepdrlcks of Warronsburg, Mo.,
Miss Mattlo Allen of Lincoln, Neb., Prof.
Howard W. Caldwell of the University
$jf? state unlv
Tsions on tho
nd Prof. F. C. Ensign of
nlverslty of Iowa. Discus-
on tho topics followed. Whllo
most of the subjects concerned the teach
er (history and were more or less
18.1. the paper of Prof. Caldwell
ecHthe present day English revolu-
narv 'movements. Prof. Caldwell re-
:rnedromv England last August, after
having spent a year In that country
studying pollcttal conditions and attend
ing the sessions of Parliament.
Knulund'a Old Individualism.
He pointed out that tho program oC
the Lloyd Georgo movement is tending to
leaii away from England's old Individ
ualism. He said the movement in
cluded the plan of taking to oommunal
use the unearned increment in land val
ues, and while Lloyd George did not
always definitely comm.t himself, many
pf his enthusiastic followers nro out-and-out
"Agricultural and .scientific courses."
said the professor, "tire rupldl; finding
h place in the schools of England, and
while the school system has not yet
reached the efficiency or ,lho Grnwn-i
system, It Is rapidly being Improved. lV
question of public heuith Is also being'
made a national responsibility."
He pronounced the entire movement as
one toward the redemption of the land of
Gladstone, Cromwell and Tennyson, but
said thero was a distinct strain of pes
simism noticeable, and that this must be
"If the mdvement carries through
well," he Bald, "It will mean the redemp
tion of England, but a single slip along
the way may be disastrous, and the
leadership of the world will pass from
England. It will then be a struggle be
tween Germany and America, for world
of Oil Company
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 10. The
Missouri supreme court today granted
a ro-hearlng in the ouster proceedings
against the Standard Oil company of
Indiana, and appointed John Montgomery
of Sedalla, commissioner, to take testi
mony as to the good faith of the com
pany In severing its connection with any
trust. The court also suspended the
writ of ouster against the company.
The court's action brings relief to the
village of Sugar Creek, near Kansas
City, whose exlBtenco was threatened by
the ouster. The 'losing of that refinery
would take away tho employment of'prao-
I tlcally tho entire male population of the
A committee of Sugar creek citizens
made protests. Some protests were made ! of a bicycle lamp if he wo lll como In
by citizens' committees of Kansas City, 'side, made away with Ernest'2 watch, ac
contendlng that the enforced removal of j cording to tho story Uie boy tola at pollco
the Standard would deprlvo manufactur- ' headquarters.
ers of fuel and work untold damage to ' Down town from his homo he was rid
citizens. ing on his bloyclo, the boy mild, when a
i no Manuard set up that It had severed
Us connnectlon with the "Oil trust," so-
called. In good faith and offered to prove
j to tho court that It had done so.
German Coal Miners
Return to Work
nEUTMEN, Germany, May 10. The
strike of CO.OOO coal miners in this district
whleh began on April 21, has been called
off by the Men's Trades union, owing
to the hopelessness of attaining success.
The employers flatly refused to grant the
concessions demanded. The men have all
returned to the pits.
WILLIAM DEARY, LUMBER
MAGNATE, DIES IN IDAHO
DULUTH, May 10. According to mes
sages received here today William Deary
Is dead from heart disease at his home
in Potlatch, Idaho.
Mr. Deary was general manager of the
Potlatch Lumber company and was on
of the best known men In the weitern
lumber business. Fifteen years ago he
was a resident of Dulutli and also lived
tn Superior and Chippewa Falls, at the
latter connected with the Weyerhauser
syndicate. He was a power In the lum
ber Industry of Minnesota and Northern
Wiaconiln twenty years ago. He was
credited with building the railroads that
opened up the Potlatch country to the
commercial world, He was born In Can
ada 60 years ago and came to Wisconsin
ao4 Mlaqtfou fiuriox fete MriX tmtutg.
Drawn for The Uce by Powell
THREE BANDITS ARE
Posse Has Running Fight with
Robbers at Grand Juno
tion. ALL MAKE THEIR ESCAPE
Hxploileil on Outer Safe
Arouse 3lnn, Who Hounda
. AInrnt ami Iae (Illicitly 1
, GPwND JUNCTION, Colo., May 10
Three bandits escaped In a shower of bul
lets early this iriorning after they had
attempted to dynamite the safe of the
Bank' or De Heque, at De tleque, thlrty
flvo miles cast of here. A posse Is pur
suing the robbers.
The trio gained entrance to the bunk
building and attempted to crack the
outer safe. One charge of dynamite had
been exploded when H. G. Harris, aroused
by the noise, saw a light Inside the bank
and started to Investigate At the door
of the bank he was met by a robber, who
shoved a revolver In his faco and ordered
him away. Harris obeyed the order, but
as soon oa he left tho bank building ho
sprcud the alarm. A crowd of citizens
soon gathered and when v the robbers,
alarmed, made a dash out of tho bonk
they were met with a fusillade of shots.
The bandits fired back at the citizens,
and, running through Main street, es
caped from tho town.
Boy is Robbed of
Watch and Bicycle
MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., May 10.-Vhlle
14-year-old Ernest Locke, fearing for his
life, stood In a room near Hennepin ave
nue and Seventh street, stammering out
the words of "Casey at the Hat" the
meanest robber Minneapolis ever heard
of, who had promised the boy a present
I kind looking stronger stopped him.
j "He said he was selling a new kind of
bicycle lamp and would glvo me one If
I would show It to the other boys and
help sell It," the boy told tho pollcu.
"We went Into a room. It was too dark
to see the number of the house. He
pointed a revolver at me and usked If I
knew poetry. I suld 1 kne.v 'Casey ut
the Hat." He took my watoh. 'Shut your
eyes and say 'Casey at the Uuf over
four times,' he said.
" 'if you stop saying It and open your
eyes I will kill you. And do It with ges
"I said It over four times. When I got
through he was gone."
CHUCK CONNORS, MAYOR OF
GOTHAM CHINATOWN, DEAD
NEW VOHK, May 10.-"Chuck" Con
pors Is dead. The picturesque character
of tho old Howory, best kuown, perhaps,
as the "mayor of Chinatown," died of
heart disease In the Hudson Street hos
The secrets of Chinatown's dark hall
ways, subterranean passages und hidden
shows has been his for many years.
Slunt-eyed veterans of Its warring tongs,
the Four Ilrothers. the I lip Kong Tong
and the On Leong Tong, declared a truce
when the news of his death became
known, and they will march shoulder to
shoulder In a parade to honor his mem
ory. "Chuck" Connors was 61 years old.
Most of his life was spent In Chinatown.
Of late he had made Uvisg a guide to
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Golf Season is Now Open
ws- mJr JUL
MAY AMEND TARIFF BILL
Cabinet Officials Suggest New Ad
WILL FIX VALOREM STANDARD
It la Ilelleveit (hut Proponed L'liiiiiire
Would Cut Down Mttuiitlnn
und ttlMiillf)- Work of the
Iloiirtl nf A)iruWrr.
WASHINGTON, May ia-An ' arifenfl.'
mcnt to tho tariff bill to atithortei tiio
secretary of tthc treusllry to proclaim
vulues of imported merchandise for the
purposo of assessing nd valorem tariff
duties, Irrespective of fluctuations In for
eign markets, thereby approximating the
ad vulorem system to tho advantngo of
specific duties, was proposed today to
Chairman Simmons of the flnanco com
mltteo and Chairman Underwood of the !
ways and means committee, by Assistant
A.tr., n.n.i n. a...
Attornoy General Denslon and Assistant'
Both leaders looked on the proposal
with Interest, and tho turltf bill may ac
cordingly be amendod In tho flnnnce com
mittee before It enters tho senate for do
bate. President Wilson hns been apprised
that such an amendment would cut down
litigation, tako much work from the
board of appraisers, and is believed by
Its proponents to bo absolutely necessary
for tho successful working of an ad val
orem tariff bill.
Another amendment proposed was to
make it unlawful for any person to take
up appeals from uppralsed vuluutlons on
a contingent fee basis. Assistant Attor
ney General Denlson said that the amend
ment with the provision already In the
bill requiring a feo of 11 for all protests
and appeals would curtail customs litiga
tion CO per cent.
The proposed amendment, which Injects
a completo new feature Into the adminis
tration of the tariff law, was conceived
by Assistant Attorney General Drnson,
who was chairman of tho commission
that investigated the board of general ap
praisers several months ago. The recom
mendation of the commission for sweep
ing changes In tho present methods of
appraisement and classification recently
wern submitted to congress by President
Man Buried Under
Avalanche of Flax
SIOUX FALLS, S. D.. May 10.-(3pe.
clal.) To be buried under un avalancho
of flax, and nurrowly escupo being
smothered to death was the unusual ex
perience of James Hyo, a grain buyer
for one of the elevators at the village
of Mansfield, He was engaged tn clear
ing a huge bin of flax which had beomo
caked from heat and moisture when a
huge chunk of the caked grain stuck to
the side of the bin at some height above
tho bottom. He was using a pole to poke
the flax loose when suddenly the mass
fell upon him, burying him. Hy stren
uous efforts he succeeded In freeing his
head and nhouted for help. Ilefore as
slstance could reach him another moss
of caked flax fell upon him. In order'
to rescue him It was necessary for a
helper in the elevator to climb to the top
of the elevator and crawl down the Inside
to the bin.
Key to Box Found
After Nine Years
AUIIORA, III., May lO.-Helrs of Charles
Tuegee, who died nine years ago yester
day, found tho key to u safety deiKisit
box which hud not been opened for
twenty-nine yeur. In the recess they
discovered a will which deprived them of
the PJ.OOO estate which they had expected
Taegee left his property to his widow
I who died In Muruta, 4d hi rttlatlVM will
Los Angelos Planner, Dana Dartlctt,
Gives Views on It at Uni
POWER TO ACT IS FIRST STEP
'At lleKliiuink nf Movement n Muni.
elnrillt' Miint llnve Authority In'
Condemn Property to
An Ideal of city living, to bo reached
through tho morals now contained In tho
city planning movement which Is ntlr-
" ' ! V?.rUI' T . PlCt"r01 ,y .D""1
' "fHrtt,fl1 lle C,lty "lttnnl" ""V"1"10:1
"f L8 Angeles In a speech at the Unl-
verslty club yesterday.
The Income, Inheritance and single tax,
he declared, will eventually exist und
bring back to the people the fortunoj
which have boon taken from them by
"Slums will be done away with, parks,
pUiygrounds, monuments, pretty homes
and nil those things which go to moko
up Ideal life for city people will some
day bo realities," the speaker contlnuod,
"and all this Is through the road how
being paved In Omaha by the city plan
ners. It Is something that cannot come
In i. day. It cannot be accomplished by
one bond Issue or two; It must como with
the years, through education of children
In the schools and through honesty,
(Continued on l'ngo Four.)
Unconscious Girl is
Found in East River
NEW YORK, May 10.-A young woman,
rescued unconscious In the East river last
night, regained consciousness at a hos
pital this morning and was Identified as
Miss Alice Mills, a kindergarten teacher
und a cousin of Richard C. Ellsworth,
publisher und part owner of the Hrook-
lyn Times, She was unable to explain
how bIio got In the water.
"I don't know anything about it." sho
She left her boarding house last even
ing to visit a friend In Newark, N. J.
Nothing more was heard from her until
dock hands near tho foot of Montague
street, Ilrooklyn. saw a dark object In
the water and, dragged It ashore. There
were many bruises on her body.
Unique Strike in
Huntington, W, Va.
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Muy 9.-A
unique situation threatening a strlko of
I.GOo men, existed In the local shops of
the Chesapeake & Ohio railroad here to.
night. All the men huve agreed to quit
work unless fourteen men who recently
allied themselves with the "Holy Roller
religious sect Join tho union, The four
teen claim their lellglous affiliation pro
hibits their Joining. Four hundred men
quit today and others are expeoted to lo
likewise tomorrow. Officials of the rail
road are enroute from Richmond, Va., In
an attempt to straighten out the diffi
culty. Twenty-Seven Autos
- Burned in Chicago
CHICAGO, May 10. Fifty families fled
from their homes early this morning,
fearing the explosion of a tank contain
ing 100 gallons of gasoline which was
burled In the rear of the garage of the
American Motor I.lvery. The three-story
building und twenty-seven automobiles
were destroy. d by fire, tn tailing Joss of
IN MEXICO PROTEST
TO UNITED STATES
Large Land Owners Say They Havt
ileen Without Protection of
Any Kind for Two Yean.
ARE SYSTEMATICALLY ROBBED
Even Have to Pay for Privilege oi
MEXICAN FEDERALS ARE R0UTEL
Insurgents Win Deoisive Victory in
Fight Near Ouaymas.
FEDERALS RETREAT TO CITY
Unconfirmed Itppurt Snyw Tlicjr
Were Driven Further Sontli
mill flint Slnte Troop
WASHINGTON. May 10. Protesti
analnst lack of protection to American
proierty wero made to Secretary Ilryan
today by HcprcKontutlVe Hamilton Of
Michigan in behalf of laigo ranch inter
ests. A protest by tho ranch owners
dated May 6:
"Wo havo been without protection tht
last two years; our men have been hold
for ransom; our horses lmvo been stolon,
our cnttto stolen nnd driven off In lurg
numbers? thero is no law and no rcspocjt
for American life nnd propel ty,
"Wo havo been held up continually by
Mexicans for every pleco of work wo
have wanted to do on our ranches und
hud to pay them thousand nf dollars
In gold to bo allowed tho privilege even
of branding; our cuttle Apparently thl
government absolutely has forpuken IU
citizens In Mexico. There Is no law, no
oilier In Mexico. We are not asking for
Intervention, but for protection."
Salnzar, a rebel chief, lo said by the
ranch owners to have $SOO,000 In Ameri
can banks, extorted by rnua'om and
Ilnttlr N'rnr Nninile.
NOGALES, Arlr.. May 10,-Aftcr des
perate and' decisive fighting late yester
day tho federals last night withdrew to
Guayman, leaving tho state troopn In con
trol of all points north of tho gulf port,
The government troops were utterly
routed, say telegruphtc advices today,
and refugees arriving from the stato
troop base below Ortiz. An unconfirmed
report was received by wire today that
the stato troops had occupied Guuymus,
with the federals In full retreat south
ward along the coast.
Eight hundred Insurgents, under Juan
Cabrnl. took tho nggrtmlvo In tho cen
ter of the stato's. advance, Deployed
along tho right flank were the Yaqul In
dians, undor Chief .Rule, .who pressed
against tho federal position wltli u wicked
rifle fire. Flvn hundred cavalry moved
down from tho right wing, under Majors
TruJIllo und .Gutlerrps, with General
Ohregon, commander of the state forces,
directing the advance from the center
Ho persistent was the insurgents' nd
vnnce, forming Its scml-clrcle of fire, that
soon the federals began to retreat despite
their nrtlllory fire, which tossed shrapnel
behind the hills and canyons where the
constitutionalists were concealed.
The federul formation, seen through
high power glasses from the state's right,
had ton cannon In the center and cavalry
to the right, a total of 1,3)0 men, the main
bodies of which wero two miles apart,
lioth divisions fell back toward Ouaymas,
At tho federal rear were trains with
engines, with steam up ready to assist
In the retreat.
Finnic Mnvrmriit Hxconlrrt.
Offlciul state advices relate that during
the fighting Insurgents under Major Cur
ios Felix executed a flunk reur mdVrV
inent. striking the federal lines at May
toreilu, between Ortiz and Guaymas. A
train bearing sixty soldiers nnd three
officers was captured, and in the fighting
sixty federals were killed and seven prl.
vutes 'and four officers taken prisoners.
Tho Insurgents under Colonel ltcnjamln
Hill also struck the federal rear, moving
In from points south of Uuaymas, These
surprises led to u hasty and disorderly
retreut of tho government troeps.
Fifty federal prisoners s were sent to-
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