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VOL. XLUI-NO. 7.
OMAHA. TlirHSDAY MOKX1NH, .7UNK L(?. 1!1,T TVKL K PA(JKS.
S1NHLK COPY TWO CENTS.
Body Indicting Men Whose Trial At
torney General Delayed Sends
Rnme TCvitfonnn Acroinst "Pnvnrprl De- i
... . .fti.. ntu
HEAD OF M'NAB IS LOPPED OFF
President Accepts Resignation and
Hands Bureau Chief Bouquet.
PROSECUTIONS TO BE BEGUN
Kxecntlve linn Francis J. lleney. Sun
Francisco Graft Prosecutor, In
Mind km Mnu to lie Put
SAN FRANCISCO, June 35,-The San
Francisco church federation sent the
following telegram to President Wilson
"We urgently request speedy trial ot
the Dlggs-Caminettl and Western Fuel
company cases here. If the Indicted men
ore Innocent they should have their In
nocenco speedily determined by the courts.
If guilty, let punishment follow. We -believe
all should stand up before the law
regardless of wealth, social position or
"SAN FRANCISCO CHURCH FEDERA
TION." "JOHN STEPHENS, President."
Twenty-three members of the grand Jury
which returned the original nillctments.
against the Western Fuel company di
rectors, Including Robert Bruco and Sid
ney V. Smith, tlio .postponement of whose
cases ordered by Attorney General James
McReynolds was among the causes of
District Attorney John L. McNab's resig
nation, met hero last night and drafted u
telegram to President Wilson protesting
against "Usurpation of power by the at
torney general of the United States."
The telegram, which was signed by the
Xormer grand Jurymen, .follows:
"Ab the grand Jury which returned the
original Indictments against the Western
Ful directors, wo most respectfully but
strongly and vigorously protest against
the usurpation of power by the attorney
general ot the United States In giving ear
to tho private appeals of certain defend
ants and then ordering that those de
fendants be relieved from prosecution.
Suiiie evidence Afralnst All.
"The defendants, who have been .thus
selected by the attorney general as marks
of his .peculiar favor, were Indicted on
tho HUTnr-evhleneo Introduced against all
other defendants. For an administrative
office thus to single out curtain defend
ants and not permit them to be tried Is
to overthrow all established precedent
and law; It As a public attempt to free
favored defendants after the exercise of
lnfluenco in the privacy o.f the attorney
general's office In the absence of evi
dence and In violation of Justice; It Is an
attempt to subvert tho power of the fed
eral grand Jury, to make the attorney
general the substitute for tho courts and
to destroy thb usefulness of the United
States attorney's office.
"Any attorney gencral-who can thus de
clare men Innocent can In tho sirnio way
declare, them guilty and inevitable cor
ruption and flagrant Injustice will result.
L'nrloiiH to Know.
"If these men were Innocent, why did
they not Insist on immediate vindication
before the trial Jury, Instead of seeking I
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"After tho presentation or the evidence
leading to these. Indictments our duty was
Plain. To have, avoided It would have
been to exhibit cowardice. We cannot
refrain from expressing our protest that
after ten da-s of earnest lanor devoted
to the consideration of evidence against
these defendants our work is swept away
by the autocratic act of an administra
Fnlth In I'rrnlilent.
"This grand Jury, repuMng tho highest
faith In your rectitude of purpose, ap
peals to you publicly to discountenance
the action thus taken and to uphold the
hands of tho United States attorney in a
vigorous prosecution ot all the defend
ants without fear or favor.
"This grand Jury, which for four
months was In almost dally contact with
the United States attorney, John L. Jlc
Nab, while he was engaged In the active
performance of his duty, wishes to de
clare that It reposes the most implicit
confidence In him both as a lawyer and
a man In all his official actions."
Statement - MvNnb.
Late tonight Mr. McNab gave out a
formal statement as follows:
"The president has accepted my resig
nation and the Incident Is closed. Even
the eminent respectability of the presi
dent and his fulsome, but necessarily
certificate of character ot his attorney
general cannot changu the facts. The
t torney general states that his leasons
for continuing the Camlnettl-Diggs cases
was that the secretary of labor desired
the presence of Jlr. Caminettl, the father
of one of the defendants. Why. then,
did he Insist upon continuing the case
against the defendant Dlggs, which had
absolutely nothing to do with the case of
Caminettl, who was separately indited 7
"Why waa It necessary for Caminettl
lo be present at the trial In San Francisco
when he was not a witness and when his
son was represented by seven eminent
members of the California bar, one of
whom, has since been Indicted for con
spiracy to suborn perjury In the same
case to save his cllont?
Kxcune nf MfHe j nold.
"The excuse given for the continuance
of the trial of the Western Fuel de
fendants Is that the attorney general,
who had had a secret and private con
ference with these defendants and their
attorney, was fearful that they might be
convicted, and that posilbly they might b
Innocent. If they were Innocent, they
should have Insisted upon being tried. If
the attorney general can thus declare
Ben Innocent In spite of overwhelming
(Continued on rage Two.)
BIG CAMP READY FOR YETS
Soldiers of Two Armies Are Arriving
on Gettysburg Field.
AUDITORIUM TENT IS RAISED
Fourteen lltirrnn of Information
Will MnUe It Possible for (he
Veterans to Flnil 1'nch
GETTYSBURG, Pa., June
rnnc-empnts cnmnleted in U
nns' camp to.lay. If will bi
the old soldiers of the north
find each other nt Gettysburg"
'lth csc if the person Is anywhere In
Under the direction of the officers in
charge, fourteen information bureaus will (
be established at various parts of the .
camps. The location ot every command I
will be known here and a small army of j
boy scouts will conduct the veterans to
the tent where their quest will bo satis
fied. Every day sees old soldiers coming In
for the celebration and today, among the
arrivals was Lieutenant W. H. Wright,
who walked the entire distance from Win
chester, Va., since June 9. Many others
are known to be walking here for the
The tent to be used as nh auditorium
was raised today Immediately south of
the big tent, and tho placing of the seats
will be started tomorrow. Tier upon tier
of seats will be built and n seating ca
pacity of 10,000 will he reached after all
In orded to prevent oincomrort from
a possible cold period over tho time of
the anniversary, the War department
yesterday pui chased 10,000 more blankets,
entailing an additional expense of $100,
000. A slmlal amount was expended
originally when It was decided to allow
but one blanket to each veteran.
No persons selling souvenirs or other
goods will be permitted In tho camp, an
order having gone torth that "fakirs"
shall be barred without exception. The
local office of the National Park com
mission, however, received more than 1.200
requests for such privileges on the bat
tlefield, but all were refused.
. Tho telephone system now under con
struction by the United States signal
corps Is to be connected with one of the
big systems, so that from tho camp an
old soldier may telephone to his own
residence, hundreds of miles away. Al
ready sixty miles of wire have been
strung In the camp Itself.
Mint Makes New Low
Record in Wastage
of Bullion Coined
PHILADELPHIA, June 25.Interesttng
figures are given In a statement Just Is
sued covering the operation of the Phila
delphia mint from August 2S, 1912, to date
of the. JaAUsotUcmcnt' up to Juno 15. Dur
ing that pctiod that coining department
operated on 1.7.T7.5fiS ounces of gold bullion
producing therefrom gold coin valued at !
$15,835,227. The legal wastage allowance I
on tnis amount 16 ht.UjS, while the actual
wastago was $1R2 cnairman oi me union i-ai-mu uumu, mm
During the same period 1,48.998 ounces I,ft"1 D Cravath. counsel presented new
of silver were operated on. coin produced 1 or modified plans for disposing of the
of the value of $1,979,015. on which there 1 lM.00M Southern Pacific stock held
was a wastage of 4.64 ounces, of tlm'by " Unlon Pnolflc- """l""1" the pro-
value of $2.69. The legal allowance on
this amount is JS3I.
During the fiscal year ending Juno SO,
tho mint coined $19,678,227 In gold; $1,936,199
In silver; $2,126,368 In nickel and $957,483 In
1 cent bronze pieces, making a total of
$24,758,279 or 151,453,871 pieces In domestic
In addition there was made for the gov
ernment of Costa Rica S93.34S S and' 10
centlmos, of the value of $42,848 In United
States subsidiary coin.
Tno loss"a I" 'ho manufacture of the
or the mint.
Pollard of Omaha
Chosen Member of
HANOVER, N. H., June 24.-(Speclal
Telegram.) Results f the vote among
the Dartmouth college alumni for mem
bers of the newly established alumni
council wcro announced here today at the
annual meeting of the Dartmouth Alumni
association. Dr. Charles W. Pollard, '95, of
Omaha, was elected a member for two
years to represent the western states sec
tion. Over 16.0O votes were cast by Dart
Visits Pike's Peak
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.. June 25.
Dr. Lauro Muller, Rrazlllan minister of
foreign affairs, today for a few hours
found a respite from his continued ob
servance and study of Industrial and
agricultural problems since he left the
Atlantic coast several days ago on h
tour of the United States. Today ho
visited points of scenic and legendemy In
this vicinity before his departure for San
Francisco and the Pacific coast.
According to request no formal enter
tainment was given here today. After
an automobile drive through the Oardi-n
of the Gods park, the party was taken to
Manltou, where it boarded a train for a
trip up the cog railroad to the summit
of Pike's peak.
This was followed by a ride over moun
tain roads and through canons to Seven
folia nnri a raiiirn tn Mia nltr ik.iu
j w g strattotI ,mrk.
At 11:45 a. m. Dr. Muller and party
boarded a Denver & Rio Grande train for
the west. This afternoon the party will
pass through the royal gorge and across
tho hanging bridge above which tower
the sheer walls more than a mile.
No stop is scheduled before reaching
TWO HUNDRED AND EIGHT
HANOVER. N. H.. June . Dart
mouth eollegp celebrated Its Hlth com
mencement today by graduating 208 men.
The honorary degrees Including: Doctor
of laws. Alexander Graham Roll. In
ventor of the telephone, doctor of science,
Walter Sydney Adams. dlre tor of the
Mount WlUun observatory.
OPPOSE THE CHILD'
Proposed Rider to Underwood Tariff
Bill Objected to by Majority
k. CONSIDERS TARIFF
Foreign Goods Made by
Person's Under Fourteen Barred.
PROVISION TERMED TOO DRASTIC
Most Extremely Protective Measure
Anyone Could Ask For.
HIGHER THAN ANY TARIFF WALL
Dcinoorntlo Senators Thlnll thnt It
Would Uxeltide Product thnt
AVnnt Kxc Itiilrrl,
WASHINGTON. June 26. Two fav- !
reaching amendments to tho administra
tive provisions of tho tariff bill aroused
opposition in the democratic caifcus today.
One was that prohibiting importation
of any goods, except immediate products
of agllculturc. forests and fisheries,
wholly or In part manufactured by chil
dren under H years ot ago. That pro
vision was declared by many senators to
be the most drastic protective measure
any manufacturer could ask for greater
as a protection against foreign compc
tltlon than high tariff rates.
The amendment to grant tho United
States court of appeals concurrent Juris
diction In customs cases Involving more
than $100 with tho customs' court, nlso
aroused attention. Some- democrats
thought the proposal nn entering wedge
toward elimination of tho customs court.
Scnntor Ransdcll resumed debate
against free sugar when tho caucus
opened, while Senator James was ready
to support the schedule.
Discussion of both the wool and sugar
schedules was to end at 4 p. m., when a
vote was to be taken. With those ques
tions settled, administration leaders ex
pect the bill to bo reported to tho senate
early next week.
Lovett Will Testify
Before Senate Lobby
WASHINGTON, June 25. Robert S.
Lovett, chairman of tho board of the
Union Pacific ral.road, will testify be
fore the senate lobby commlttco at 8
o'clock tonight regarding alleged efforts
of "lobbyists' to secure employment from
him to Influence official action at Wash
ington ,on, ,ho Union' Pacific merger rtls
solution. ' '" '
egoiaiions wiin miorncy uu,ie..
McReynolds for dissolving the Union
Pacific-Southern Pacific merger, wore
n.ntlnlli. Iiaia rnr!nl TTfttlnrt S. zVVrtt.
posal to exchange $38,000,000 of the Union j
Pacific's holdings In Southern Paciric
for the Pennsylvania's Interest In Balti
more & Ohio.
Unless a plan satisfactory to the United
States court for tho Eighth circuit is
submitted before July 1, the dissolution,
under the supreme court's mandate, must
be accomplished by receivers.
Insanity Due to
High Pressure of
Life in the Cities
CHICAGO. Juno 25.-Tho strenuous,
high pressure life of people of tho cities
accounts to some extent for Insanity In
this country, according to Dr. John A.
Ivewls of Reno, Nov.. who addressed tho
meeting of alienists hero today.
"Take a ruBtlc who Is mentally deficient
and let him drift along In tho simple llfo
of the country and nothing unusual will
be observed in him." said Dr. Lewis.
"Place him In the hurly burly of tho city
and tho dormant elements of insanity
will develop rapidly."
A resolution calling on tho state legis
lature to make sterilization of the feeble
minded, epileptics and criminally Insane
compulsory was adopted. The resolution
was Introduced by Dr. H. F. Williams 'of
Double Murder and
Suit for Divorce
CIRCLE VILLE. Kan.. Juno 25.
Angered because his wife had begun suit
for divorce. Frank Payne today went
to the home of a neighbor and shot and 1
killed both his wife and Mrs. Oro Kby, '
the neighbor who had sheltered her. He ,
then returned to his homo a mllo away
and committed suicide. His body was .
found by tho sheriff who went to arrest
Jealous Ute Kills
Squaw and Himself
VERNAL, Utah. June 36. Crazed with ,
Jealousy, while the sun dance, the great- i
est of Ute Indian festivals, waa In pro-
gross yesterday, Tim Inchwltch, shot and '
killed his squaw and then fired a bullet
Into his own head. As the braves wero
dancing esterday afternoon. Inchwltch' i
rquaw approached the pole around which j
thev, were holding their festivities and :
plaeed a bundle ot sweets at Its foot. A
young brave bent over ag If to take 1
sonm nf the sweets, greatly enraging j
Inchwltch. The squaw notieed his anger !
and ran away, ltvohwltoli followed and
hp flaurl Th. felrllun tvleloH nn 1.1m '
dead bquaw, carried her to his tejee and
then kill's himself. Several white per
sons witnessing the dance became
alarmed MX the tragedy and hurriedly
left the reservation fearing that the In
dians would rise against intra-
Drawn for Tho Bee by Powell.
RATES REDUCED ON JULY 1
President Nash of Light Company
WIRES DATE FROM NEW YORK
Reduction to lie from Fourteen tu
Twelve Cent ler KllnnnH Hour
on the Prlnmr. Itntc Hcc
i lulu ry llnte trie Siintc.
If- ANrbIi. president of the Omaha
IIeEtflc'LTchl'ntlil fntopr rnitli:niv ln,
ielographou' Mayor James C. Dahlmun
that the proposed cut In elcctrlo light
rates will become effective July 1. The
reduction Is from 14 to 12 cents per
kilowatt hour on tho primary rate Of
flclals of the company say this will mean
a total reduction to all consumers of
more than $50,000.
Nosh haB been In New York for sev
cial days negotiating for the cut, which
hh announced June 16, when tho supreme
court held that tho elctrlc light com
pany had a perpetual franchise. He will
return to Omaha Monday.
The telegram to the mayor was Very
brief and stated simply that the proposed
reduction would go Into effect July 1.
The office force of the company has re
ceived no word from President Nash re
garding the reduction.
The present rate Is 14 cents per kilowatt
hour primarily, with a secondary rate of
fi cents. Tho secondary rate remains tho
same. This latter rate Is charged when
electricity equivalent to ono and a half
kilowatts haB been used by tho consumer
for each slxtecn-candlepower lamp.
Would Extend the
Terms of Councilmen
to One Year More
The general committee of five .of the
city charter commission will recommend
that tho terms of elty commissioners bo
Increased from threo to four years anil
that half of thn commissioners be chosen
at alternate elections, so that at least
three with experionco will Imj In offlco
all tho time. ThlB recommendation p'rob
ably will bo made to the convention at
tho meeting Thursday afternoon.
There will be no change In tho number
of city commissioners, the general com
mittee recommending that seven be loft
as tho proper number to manago tho sev
eral departmnts of city govrnmont. Of
these seven, three are to bo elected at
the first election to serve threo years
and four to servo four. At the end of
end of the two years tho threo commis
sioners will be succeeded by four-year
No agreement has betn reached by the
general committee on the question of
salaries of elty commissioners, but Indi
cations are that the salaries will remain
the same. The salary of the commissioner
under tho present, law Is $4,G0t) a year,
except tho mayor, who recclvoB $3,0H0.
CALLS UPON MR. BRYAN
WASHINGTON, June .-KulJlrn Oka
zako, the Japanese parliamentarian, here
studying sentiment, particularly In thn
eastern and middle states, regarding tho
California antl-allen land law. was pre
sented to Secretary Hryan today by Am
bassador Chlndn. Secretary Hryan said
the call was purely social and that It
was not his purpose to discuss the inter
national situation with his visitor.
The National Capital
WeilnrsriH', June 1 1) lit.
Not in session; meets Thursday.
Democratic caucus continued work on
the tariff bill.
Indiana appropriation bill agreed to hv
Not In srtsiou. mVts Thursda
Democratic caucus took up budget plan.
Again That Troublesome Lad
OMAHA MAN IS NAMED ON THE
DARTMOUTH ALUMNI COUNCIL.
.'GOVERNOR ARRAIGNS UNIONS
Georgia Executive Says They Form
Most Exacting Trust in Nation.
DEMAND OWN PRICE FOR LABOR
! I'liiiilereil tn 1 I'n 1 1 1 Iclii n n llernnse
itt Vol I ii k: Potter, llei'lnres llrntrn
In Fn ret ell Men(e ii
I.rulaln t ore.
ATLANTA, (5a., Juno An urmlKii
nient of labor unions, In wlilrh It is
charged that they form the "must wide
spread and aggressively exacting trust
ir. America," Is contained In the farewell
message of oGvornnr Joseph M, Hrown,
presonted to tho Georgia legislature to
day. Governor Hrown's criticism, Is mitdo In
connection witli his argument for tho
epiictment of laws requiring' compulsory
arbitration of differences between em
ployes and employciB.
"Tho trend of tho laws of tho present
day Is to suppress combinations or trusts
In restraint of trade," states tho mes
sage. "Yet. while It Is a matter of pub
lic note that tho labor trust Is the most
widespread and aggressively exnctlng
trust In Amotion, politicians pander to
It because of Its voting power.
"The labor unions, by. combination,
which they work thiough stiikcH anil
kindled methods, are aifgrehslvely levy
ing a toll on all tho other elements of
our citizenship. They have organized a
Hunt and demand that all other people
buy labor at whatever price they choose
tn put on It. And contemporaneously
they are trying to force from employ-
, ment al similar workmen who don't Join
Thn governor slates he doc not do
clare that nil of the immibsrs of the
lubor unions are wilful violators of the
law. "Vet they are the victims of a
hyhtem which Is breeding anarchy." he
Salt Lake City Man
Kills Officer Who
Had Arrested Him
SALT LAKE CITY, June IS.-Pollceman
Thomas II. Griffiths was shut and killed
by a foreign lultorer In the wholesale
district tyre today, after he had placed
tho man under arrest. The slayer es
caped, firing at thiMw who attempted to
pursu him Simith before noon the man
was still at laige with a crowd in pur
suit and a battle imminent
DR C W. POLLARD.
ALL THE RAIN THAT IS NEEDED
Splendid Downpour Covers the En
tire State of Nebraska.
NO SECTION IS PASSED BY
I'nur Inches Is Recorded iv Home of
tho Tnivns Jnnt AVhnt In
Needed to FluUlt Up it
LoNqw It Is conceded that Nebraska has
all the rain that Is needed lot carry the
crop of corn well along to inaturlty. It
came Tuesday night and It was general
and, according to grain men, It was Just
the thing for finishing off to perfection
tho biggest crop of winter wheat that
has ever been harvested In the state. For
this purpose. It was not needed in the
south half, for down thero the harvest Is
well under way, but north of a lino drawn
through the center of tho state from the
east to the west, whoro the berry of thn
wheat is Just In the dough, It came in a
most opportune time.
Tho ruin was ono that went down to
tho roots of tho corn, and then some. It
swept the state from north to south nnd
from tho Missouri river to the east line
of Colorado nnd Wyoming and then tho
surplus went over and fell upon the
grain fields of those two states, a goodly
supply extending down ns far as central
! Tho storm came up slowly, having
i started out In tho mountains, seemingly
increasing Its precipitation ns it trav
eled eastward. The heaviest downpour
was in tho vicinity of Wllbcr, on the
Rurllngton, wliero the precipitation, ac
cording to tho agent there, measured an
even four Inches, and covered an area
of several miles in extent In all direc
tions from tho town.
Heavy In I'lnces,
Crete reported 2.W Inches; Htrung, Fre
nic nt. Wymoro and Plattsinnuth, 1.60 In
dies, nnd Nebraska Oily, Halcni, Endicott,
Tallin Rock, Hickman. Beatrice, Red
Cloud, Harlan, York, Tecumseh, Hold
rege, Auiora, Mlndrn and a dozen other
towns recording an Inch or better.
Along thn Union Pacific there was a
perfect delugo of water nil the way from
Hhelton, east to Fremont, the measure
ments being from ono Inch to 2.&0 Inches,
with about tho same fall over tho Cal
laway, Loup City and Albion branches to
tho north. To tho south It was still
heavier, the precipitation running ns much
as threo and four Indies over the Con
cordia and HI. Francis branches In Kan
sas. Over tho' Northwestern, thero was an
Inch or more of rain up the Mlssouil
valley from Omaha to Emerson and out
across tho Wayne branch to Norfolk, ex
tending up the Illack Hlllr. line as far ai
lUscett, with nearly an Inch over the
Hartlngtoii and Rouesteel Hue. Down
tn thn southwest, toward Hastings and on
the Lincoln branch, It rained all night,
tho recoided precipitation being from 1.50
to 2 inches nt tho points reporting.
Tho Missouri Paclflu territory In tho
feouthcast corner of the sUte got Just
as much rain as other parts of the state.
The. heavy rainfall commenced at Platts
iiiiuth, whoro there was a fall of two In
ches, and continued about tho same right
on through to Hiawatha, Kan. Over the
Union and Lincoln branches It was still
heavier, many points reHiitlng butter
than two Inches.
Aviator Flies Across
the Baltic Sea
STOCKHOLM. June JD.-The Fiench
aviator. Marcel G. Rrlndejonc des Mnu
linals, who recently made the flight from
Paris to .St Petersburg, arrived in the
Swedish cupltol this morning. He crossod
the ilaltlc In his aeroplane from Iteval
in four hours, 'Including the time spent
In making a descent on the SwedUh
ccast In order to ascertain his where
abouts. He Intends tn start again on
June '.7 for Copenhagen on h's wuy buck
TROOPS ARE READT TO
IN CITY Of EL
Two Regiments of Cavalry AvaiJabli
in Case They Are Endangered
by Attack on Juarez.
BLISS IS EMPOWERED TO AC1
General Will Concentrate His Forcei
ATTACK ON CITY DELAYEL
Pancho Villa Cannot Reach Juarez
ANOTHER BATTLE IS PENDING
I.nrtte Federal Army In Snlil to He
Itenily to AttncL CnnntStutlunnl
IIn Opposite l.iircdn,
WASHINGTON. Juno 36. Represent
tlve Smith of Texas, appealed to Presi
dent Wilson today to seo that Americans
In Kl Pnso would not suffer In the
threatened battle at Juarez between tho
Mexican federals and tho constitution
alists, who are steadily ndvnuclug on
the city. Tho president referred Mr
Smith to Secretary Garrison, who told
him that two full regiments of cavalry
could bo assembled on the Texas Una
within twelve hours.
Already at Fort tlllss. Just across tho
Rio Grande from Juarez, arc five troops
of the Second cavalry In addition to
thn machine gun platoon of that regi
ment. The remainder of tho Second cav
alry Is doing patrol duty between Kl
Paso and Hlerra Hlancn, while the
Thirteenth cavalry Is guarding the bor
der between HI Pnso and Lang's ranch,
llilgadlur General Taskcr II. llllss, has
full authority to concentrate his forces
wherever necessary for .protection of
AttncU on t'lty Delayed.
KL PASO. Tex.. June X. Advance
guards of Pancho Villa's rebols have
not yet appeared In sight of Juarez. It
is glwn out today In rebel circles that
Villa has been delayed In his inarch on
account of lack of water and that he
cannot arrive In tlmo to attack the
border city Thursday, as ho threatened.
Saturday night or Sunday Is the earliest
he can get within striking distance of
Juarez, It Is declared
Two yonrx ago n score of persons In
Kl Paso were killed or wounded during
tho fighting in Juarez.
Kinlssarles of Vcnustlano Carrnnza.
loader uf the rebellion In the nortll nre
uttnmptlng tu reach VIHa-to- ak.4lm -in
CarranzR's nnmo not to attack Juares.
Carraitza. Is opposed to the plan In the
Interest of International pence, as he
fears Involving the United States.
Another llitttle l'eudlnir.
Preparations for a battle, which may
Involve four or five thousand men about
Nuevi) Lnrcdo, opposite Inredc, Tex.,
were begun toda" by constitutionalists
at Pledras Negras. The federals claim
to have four thousand men either at
Nuevo Laredo or within rallying distance
and have announced a campaign of ex
termination against constitutionalists
who radiate from Nuevo Laredo.
Troop trains today began carrying the
first of a force ot 1,500 men with n bat
tery of artillery from Pledras Negras,
going in the direction of Nuevo Laredo,
Governor Carrnnza announced he would
take iHirsonal charge of this campaign
OJedn Attempts Nortle,
DOL'OUS. Ariz., Juno a.-Declaring'
earlier reports that OJcda and his federal
army weio retreating towaul Guayma
were misleading. Governor Pesquicra of
Snnma telegraphed shoitly before noon
today that tho Huerta commander had
attempted to break through the rebel
cordon and regain his base, but had
been repulsed with great loss. He added
that the federal situation was such that
tho"" surrender of OJeda might bo ex
pocted at any time.
Pesqulern said also that representa
tives of several wealthy Guaymas fan!
tiles who had come out to cougratulute
OJeda when ho hud telegraphed that the
rebels wero beaten, wero forced to re
main with the federal unity, and ur
now suffering extreme privations. They
had been refused permission to return,
to auayamas, ho said.
Arms Held lit iVevr Orlennn.
NKW ORLKANS. La., Juno 25. A car
load of war munitions, on Its way from
New York to tho camp of Venustlano
Carrnnza. the state leader in northern
Mexico, Is hold In New Orleans pending
decision by tho Department of Justice
as to whether to allow It to proceed. The
consignment 128 rnpld-flre guns, several
hundred cases of ammunition and .
iiuantlly of sldn arms wan said to be
part of a contribution from relatives ot
tile late President Madero,
Local representatives of the Carranzj
government denied today that the cur
of war munitions whs the property
either of the Moderos or Carinnza'
Krnest Fernandez Arteagu, constitution
alist consul at New Orleans, declared fit
knew nothing of tho consignment be
yond bolns certain that It was not, as
reported, a gift from the Madero family
to the constitutionalist cause.
"The constitutionalist urmy," he Bald,
"Is at present In need of neither arms
nor ammunition. If tlie revolution lasts,
wo may send some war material from
this country, but In case we decide tu
do so. h American government wilt be
flrBt notified of our Intention."
Bandit Rods Kansas
City Man Second Time
KANSAS CITY, June . William De
motress, whllo searching early today for
a man who robbed him ot !9 yesterday
afternoon, was held up at the same place
where tho robber)' took place yesterday
by the same man. A watch valued at 11
"You're the man who robbed me be
fore.' said Dcraetress. The holdup man
then set uton Denetress and the victim
It in a hospital In a wrious condition.
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