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VOL. XL! II NO. 249.
OMAHA, TIlt'KSDAY MOKNEs'G, MAY 14, lJ)l.-ForUTMBN' PAGES.
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HUERTA PLANS TO
MAKE HIS FINAL
STAND AT PUEBLft
'Shaughnessey Says Dictator Has
Been Fortifying and Provisioning
That City for Some Weeks.
HE KNOWS THE END IS NEAR
Intends to Get as Muoh Glory as Pos
sible Before Inevitable Comes-
HAS BEEN SENDING GOLD ABROAD
Dictator is Reported Casting an An
chor to Windward.
FORCE IN CAPITAL CITY SMALL
Highest Estimate Places Number of
Soldiers at Six Thousand.
HIS OFFICERS ARE DISSATISFIED
Report from Vrrn Croi Sny They
Are Tired of SerrlntS Iiender
They Alrendr nrarnrd
WASHINGTON, Maj 13. That
General Huerta, preparing for a
crisis In his dictatorship, haB Ions
been planning to leave Mexico City
with his troops and make a laut
stand at Puebla, midway between
Mexico City and Vera Cruz, was un
derstood today to have been told
President Wilson last night by Nel
son O'Shaughrtessy, former charge t
the American embassy in the Mex
The president, it is said, was,,isj
formed that Huerta had'picked Pue
bla for his last refuge In case rebel
r.BEallants get too close to Mexico
City, nnd that late deevlopments in
the revolution had caused him al
ready to begin fortifying and pro
Mr. O'Shaughne'ssy is said to have told
the president that Hucrta bad no inten
tion of resigning, but that the Mexican
dictator realised, that his regime could
not strnd Jong. At Puebla, according to
plans safd to have been determined on
months ago, lie wpuld fight rather than
consent .to elimination.
Realizing that he eventually must be
qulro as much glory as possible before
the Inevitable happens.
Mr. Q'Shaughnessy is said further to
hove told the president that the number
of troops which. I Inert a, has at his com
mand is greatly exaggerated, -and that,
as a matter of fact, they number only
4,000 to 6,C0rt mon. Neither Zapata nor
Villa 'would havo any great difficulty Jn
taking the city, U understood to be tho
view Mr, O'Shaughnessy 'expressed.
His "Information is along tho line of
other reports: reaching the government
within the last few weeks. Further in
formation from these, sources is that
Huerta has been shipping gold abroad,
In contemplation of his ultimate exile.
Crlaln Fevr Dnr" Atrar.
VERA CRUZ, May 13. There exists
hero a vaguo. apprehension of important
developments at the capital. This la not
traceable to any specific Information, but
staff officers and many away from head
quarters appear convinced that Provis
ional President 1 Inert a must face a crisis
within a few days,
it appears Improbable that the rebels
will be in a position to attack tho capital
for many days, and perhaps weeks, hut
thero Is a growing feeling of unrest
among the residents, and a few high of
ficers Ir. the army now stationed at
Mexico City are said to have been manl-
resting sign of unwillingness to con-
tlnue supporting a man whom they re
gard as already defeated.
General Maas has established headquar
ters at Cordoba, and many of hi field
plecos, which a week ago tie had an far
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Forecast till 7 p. m. Thursday;
For Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Temperature nt Oiunbn Yesterday.
f a. m..
6 a. m..
T a. m..
8 a, m..
nil B.. II....,
I P- m
2 P. m
ll a. m.
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7 p. m...
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IVli. 1111 ISli. Uii.
Higl.est yesterday to
lwet yesterday. 41
Mean temperature K
Irl 63 (3
r: 7 "
Temperature and precipitation dVpar
ueuoiencv ior me nav ... ,
Votal excess since March 1, mi.'..'. '." 87
Normal precipitation .Klnch
Deficiency since March 1 1.33 inches
Excess for cor. period. 118 3.37 Inches
Deficiency for cor. period, 19l2..l.otncbe
Iteport from Stations at T H. M.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain,
of Weather. lu. m. est. r.n
i;neyenne, ciouay uj
Davenport, clear CO
Cenver, cloudy...., ...68
Dei Moines, cloudy 6)
Dodge City, part cloudy.. M
North Platte, part cloudy tS
Omaha, clear K
Rapid City, clear &
Sheridan, cloudy (4
Houx t'itv, i lear . . SK
alentlne dear . 5
7 Indicates trace of precipitation.
X A- WELSH, fvocat Forecaster.
Two Departments I
Seek Information j
of Fate of Parks;
WiQUIVfiTAV "! a 11 Uak-.I a rif .
Garrlion has directed General Funaton
at vera Cruz to ask General Maas, tha ,
Mexican federal commander, what has j
become of Samuel Parke, the United i
States private, who. while supposedly In-
sane, rode through the Mexican lines and I
has not been heard from since. A like j
inquiry has been transmitted by Secre
tary Bryan to General llucrta through
the Brazilian minister in Mexico City. It
has been reported that Parks met death
In the Mexican lines.
Mr. Garrison said today that he had
no official Information concerning Parks'
fate. He said General Funston had re
ported unverified stories repeated to him
concerning the execution of the Ameri
can private, but has made no report
baaed on official advices.
Mr. Garrison said his future course will
depend entirely on the nature of the re
plies to inquiries ndw being made joint')'
fcy the State and War departments.
"There Is nothing to be gained by get
ting excited before we know what the
facts are," the secretary added.
General Funston'a official report In tha
Parks case so far has been confined to
the assertion that the American soldier,
with two horses, disappeared through the
Mexican federal lines and has not since
been heard from.
Guns Turned Over to
Troops at -Trinidad
TRINIDAD, Col.. May IS. With tho
time limit within which all persons in the
district of the Colorado coal miners arc
coihmanded to give up their arms fixed
foi 6 oclock today, Colonel James Lockett
announced that a total of S.CO0 guns of
all descriptions had been turned over to
the troops. He said he hsd received no
orders to search for weapons, but that
after 5 o'clock any arms found In tho
possession of unauthorized persons would
The number of rifles, shotguns and re
volvers surrendered by the 'strikers waa
announced as 51, exclusive of 300 rifles
taken by the troops upon their arrival
nt a railroad station. Operators have
turned over S40 rifles, shotguns and
pistols and five machine guns. One ma
chine gun was received from a sheriff.
Tho rest o the suns were received from
privato citizens. Colonel" Lockett Intimated
tha tthese soon would be restored to their
owners. The figures given are for I.as
Animas and Uuerfono counties. Colonel
Lockett made It plain, that he had no
orders for a search of housed, tent col
onies or of the mountains for guns
thought to be concealed. Any weapons
taken after 5 o'clock, however, will be
"Horned Secretary of
WASHINGTON, May U.-Secretary
Bryan announced today that H. Perclval
I)odge, former minister to Panama, had
been appointed secretary to the delega
tion which will represent the United Btatcn
before the Argentina, lirazll and Chilean
mediators In the Mexican crisis, who take
up their duties at Niagara Falls next
Mr. Dodge is a Harvard man, 44 years
old, born In Boston and a graduate of
Harvard Law school. He was third sec
retary of the Amtripan embassy at Berlin
in 1899 and advanced rapidly to second
and first secretary at Berlin. He was
transferred to the embassy at Toklo, and
In 1904 received his first appointment as -i
minister, in 1907, going to Honduras and
Salvador, then a joint mission.
Secretary Bryan made It clear today
this government would -welcome a return
of Mexican llghthouso .tenders to the
light on Lobos Island, which had been
abandoned and which American naval
forces seized for the benefit of naviga
tion. This government, It was reasserted,
did not consider the manning of the light
house an act of war, but would continue
to operate the light unless
Mexican force back there,
to operate the light unless Huerta sends a
Does Not Tend to
Tl 4- rnv p. Present to maintain, order, Dut the great
DeSurOy inriIt!crowa na orderly. A guard
.ot honor received the coffin and an
LAWRENCE. Kan., May Il.-"Sound
; advertising does not lead to the destruc
tion of the saving instinct of the Ameri
can people nor to the reckless spending1
of their money. It leads to Intelligent
and rational spending."
This statement was made In a paper
by Irvln 6. Cobb, magazine writer read
at today's session of tha National News
paper Conference. Mr, Cobb's paper was
prepared in answer to the question "in
advertising destroying the thrift of the
Mr. Cobb said In his opinion no article
however, widely advertised could be forced
on the readers of newspapers and maga
zines unless It had merit. He said he did
not believe newspapers made "subtle
appeal" to their reader to spend.
Addresses were made at today's vesslnn
(of the conference by Richard II. Waldo,
.advertising manager of a New Tork
j magazine and other.
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j fil. . ' 1 1 r nt
CHICAGO, May 13. Expulsion of all or
part of tha Twenty-ninth ward socialist
organization from the naUonal
party waa recommended In a report pre-
rmm-ttro5; 5. 7ri?ll IK'S
tho committee followed nn Investigation
of charges filed against National Secre
tary Walter Ienterslek. The charge wa
that he waa letting large contract for
printing and other supplies to favored
concerns Instead of the lowest bidder.
Resolutions condemning the present
Mexican situation and the Colorado min
ing war, which were sent back to the
, jr , were adopted, the name of Mr Rork -
jCfeller having been Inserted. 4
BALD JACK" BOSE
IS PLACED ON GRILL
(Informer Denies Long List of Crimes
Charged to Him When Cross-
ASKED WHY HE CHANGED NAME i
Asserts He Was Never Engaged in
KNEW ROSENTHAL LONG TI
Acquaintance with Gambler D
Back Twenty-Five Years.
CRUSH OF EAGER SPECTATORS,
SeTeml Peruana Swrvt Off Feet In ,
Jam nn droller llnve Trnnlile
Iii HnndlltiK the
NEW, YORK", May lS,-"Bald Jack"
Rose, the Informer, underwent the ordeal
of cross-examination today at the .trial
of Charles Becker for the murder of
Martin T. Manton, chief of Becker'
counsel! began by asking Rose why he
changed his name from Rosenzwrlg to
Rose. Rose said he had changed his name
twenty-three years ago. He denied he had
ever been In Jail during that time. Man-,
ton hurled at him a Ions list of ques
tion asked to bring out the life the wit
"hees had led. Rose calmly met each Im
plication, denying he had engaged In
petty larcenies, khat he had been asso
ciated with women of the streets, that he
had been a "steerer" for an opium den.
Rose's acquaintance with Rosenthal, nt
said, dated back twenty-five years. They
had been twice associated In business,
He denied they had quarreled when this
business connection was dissolved. It is
a contention of the defenso that Rosen
thal was the victim of a gamblers' war.
The defense introduced transcript of
yesterday's testimony and from the first
trial, showing ccrtajn descrepancics In
the- matter of meetings between Rose
and Becker. Rose admitted the dlscrcpcn
cles, but did not explain them.
Manton finally came down to the meet
ing In Harlem, which the court of ap
peals declared to be "the heart of the
conspiracy." This brought In the name
of Moe. Levy, or Cohen, who, Rose said,
drove him and Vallon up to sea Becker,
who was conducting a raid there. It
was at that meeting, according to Rose,
that Becker demanded that tho gunmen
hurry up and silence Rosenthal.,
Did Levy drive you and Vallon to that
conference," Manton asked.
"Tea,'' replied Rote.
"Do you know that Sam Schcpp.s swore
at tho laet trial It waa Levy who drove
him' 'to the conference?"
(".-'-.. J.evjvJgQTC -.Hi in.. -
"I don't know what Schepp'a said; 1
know ,Mo Levy drove me there." .
It Is understood Levy will be called
later by the prosecution.
The crush of apeotatoro At the after
noon session was terrific. Several per.
sons were swept off their feet and the
police had trouble handling the crowd.
Rose resumed the' stand and Manton
questioned hlin about the statements ho
made to Deputy Police Commissioner
Dougherty when Roso went to head
quarters and surrendered after the mur
der. In that statement Rose did not ac
cuse Becker. Tho witness admitted to
day, as he had done before, that In
peaking with Dougherty he wan not;
telling him the whole truth.
Lies in State in
Chicago City Hall
CHICAGO, May 13-Tho distinction
which never attended the young Jewish
marine, Sammy Meloenberg, In life, was
his today when his body, wrapped In the
flag for which he died at Vera Cruz.,
77 4, , "
those who cave their TlC. .rthe eZ
r-aZ. iht Mexican 1 1 ,
,, L ,. ' '
L V. o. "le -
j Salle Street station today police were
escort of E00 men appointed by Governor
Dunne and Mayor Harrison escorted it
to the city hall. Here the body remained
ou view for hours.
Thousands will be In the funeral pro
cession tomorrow. Including the governor,
the mayor, Tnlfed States Senator Iewls
and Congressman Habath.
Will Stop in Cuhan
Capital Few Days,1
i not care for counsel and was ready to
WASHINGTON. May lJ.-Conul fan- ' P'oceed to trial Immediately,
adu at Vera Cruz advised the State de- The charge weie read by Judge Ad
partment late today that the Huerta dele- vocate Smith.
gates who are to appear before the Mexl- Caralr from v Mexico,
can mediators' conference are expected I One troop of cavalry from Port Win
to arrive In Havana tomorrow, where (. v t . .vii ... ... n.i.
they will remain, for a few days before
leaunilng their Journey to Niagara Fatt.
Canada. The reason for the stay In Ha
i. i.i . i... .. . .. .
"v cjyia.iicu, uui ii means mat
the. Hucrta delegates will be unable to
be present at Niagara Kails when the me
dlators convene next Monday.
MEETING IN MASON CITY
MAaON CITV, la., May Manufac
turera and their representatives from all
parts of Iowa and the nilddlewest were
here today for the conference whtoh pre
cedes the formal 'opening ot th twelfth
annual convention of the Iowa State
Manufacturers association- tomorrow.
Oswald Schmidt of Davenport appeared '
to lead for the presidency of the asso-
lnoon. Dubuque, Iowa ( ty and Grinneli
jars seeking the next contention
Talking About Monuments; Suggestions for
lir 1 r..;MfFF$L.
- mmw i " " mrrr r i i i ii .
1 isssj m tjrft'
p I i ft l t
Drawn for The Beo by Powell.
ACCUSE HAMROCF; OF MURDER
Colorado Guard Officer Also Charged
with Arson and. Larceny.
GROW OUT OF LUDLOW BATTLE
Complaint Are Filed Hefore (ifi.
era I Court-Mart Inl In Sesalnti
nt the State Rifle IttinRr
DKNVBft, Cola, May U-Churss of
arson, murder, manslauchter and larcanV
trainst Major PatricWJ.-HamrgCH cf rtliyt
First regiment, Colorado National guard,
rtero filed bofora a general coUrt-marllttI
at the state rifle range today. The charges
grew out Of the battle between the state
mllltta and thu coal mine strikers nt
Ludlow on April 20, and the fire which
destroyed the strikers' tent colony.
The arson, murder anil manslaughter
charges were brought under tho fifty-
elgntn article o war ar.a tne larceny
charge under tho sixty-second article.
The arson artlclo deals with, the burn-
lng of the strikers' tent colony, and
charges that the tenU were fired "wll
fully and maliciously" by the defendant
or pcraons under his authority, In viola
tion the laws of Colorado.
The murder article contains twenty
seven specifications and charges Ham
ruck with responsibility for the deaths
: of two women and eleven children, which
J resulted In the burning of the striker'
The manslaughter article, with twenty
specifications, charges responsibility for
tho death of five strikers, one l'.'-y ear
old boy and one non-combatant In tho
nil-day battle between strikers and
militia. Included In this Hat Is the name
of Luis Tlkas, leader of the Greek strik
ers and who was In charge of tho tent
union leaders at J.udlow and ARiillar.
ThrM Pfcatlon. under the larceny.
,rUcl chBrsc that ,n money wa '
" Lul" Tlkas;
I that the ruins, of the tent colony were
looted and pillaged, and that officers
and militiamen permitted the lot.tlng ot
' .. 0 ruInl
Colonel Uuvln t'rrildm,
The court-martial was convened, with
Colonel W. A. Davis as. president, and
Captain Edwin A. Smith, acting Judge
T.- n..rv.K.r. a! ,.
ere sworn In by Judge Advocate Smith,
t.iiu iii tun, kuui. kiiv umii uiiiiiiinturuu
I.. . .. . 1 . .... . 1. .. 1 I - , . J
by President Colonel Davis.
All members of the court were In at
tendance except Captain Ralph Dom.
who was absent In Routt county on mili
tary duty. Major A. H. Williams was
substituted as a member "ot the court in
; place of Colonel George M. Iee.
i Colonel A. C. Eharpe, United States
army inspector-instructor, attended as a
Major Ilamrock announced that he did
n-wmuuw uu iw wo.;
.JThe National Capital
Wednesday, May Itl, ltM.
Wutklns bill for revision of laws relat
ing to Judli'iaiy aaln considered.
A "further deficiency appropriation
Mil." aggregating J6.770.632. reported
favorably by appropriation committee.
Education committee continued testi
mony regarding federal censorship of
Judiciary subcommittee continued
heuilng of Impeachment charges against
Justice Wright of District of Columbia
The Henalr. v
Senator Smoot opposed Panama canal
Ranking and i-urrny committee agreed
to report stock exchange regulation T11
Hearing on anti-trust bill con '-'l'
t s mum-. rmn? .
Calls Conference of
the Wool Growers
WASHINGTON. May H.-To formulate
plans for placing the sheep and wool In
dustry on a more stable basis, Secretary
Houston of tho Department of Agricul
ture today announced the calling of a
conference here January 2, 71 and i of th'oni
Inipreited In the Industry. A lars.01 attend
ance is expected,
Subjects to be discussed InolUde tho
Improvement of farm and ranch methods
of hanllllritf wool; possible adaptation of
foreign methods of handling wool, stan
dardization of the wool clip' and preven
tion of damage by dogs and Predatory
Although pointing out tho high quality
of American wool the department says
that present methods of hnndllne cause
u to sen ior teas man us true vawe ana
j that It suffer compared with foreign
wool. Damage done the sheep Induetry
i by predatory animals Is estimated at 10
per cent in certain sections, while dogs
exterminate whole flocks of sheep In
"If there were proper conttol of dogs,"
the department raye, "the cheep popula
tion of farms states could he doubled.
The effect of such an Increase on the
country meat supply would he pro.
nounced, as sheep In farm states are
raised principally as meat producers."
Smoot Says Attack
on National Honor
Comes from Within
WASHINGTON, May U-Declarlng tho
administration demand tor the repeal ot
tha ranama cana, toll exemption was
"unworthy of sons of the revolutionary
fnther., Senator Hmoot ot utnh today
i argued vigorously against tho repeal bill
In Hie senate.
"The attempts that are being made In
our country and by our own citizens to
convince the American people that tin
United States is Violating Its tr-nty obli-
i gatlons and U looked on by other nations
I as lacking in national honor, I repudiate."
. .aM a...(n U-.nn Tl. l H t In,.
j confer on congress the power to regu-
latr our domestic commerce and In doing
so we are not subject to the charge o.'
vfniin n. ,.v nhtir.Mnn. Hn.nr,
violating our treaty obligations. Senators,
have you stopped to think that the as
saults on our national honor come from
within and not from without?
"1 want the United Htutes to enjoy the
respect of all nations of the earth, to live
In peace and to maintain a desire to ao-
eorrt -nual liMtlt'x to all. If we must DUr. I
chae foreign friendship the price exacted
must not Involve us In national dishonor "
TXT x. UK
on Wav to Mexico
ill flV MTlP.T, Irllflrn
WASHINGTON. May U.-The French
embasiy today received advices from the
French legation In Mexico City stating
that United States Vice Con.ul John R
.Silliman. who 1,m i been held by federal
authorltle. In Saltlllo, wa. on h a way to
Mexico City under guard. At Mexico
City Bilhman will be turned over to the
UrazlUati minister and allowed to pro
ceed to Vera Cruz.
Portrait Slasher is
iliTrQTt Htv Mnn i" n O
u:vuu MIA lUUUUUUth(
I.ONDON, May lS.-Mary Ansell. the
militant suffragette who yesterday
dashed the Royal Academy portrait of
the duke of Wellington by Hubert Yon
Herkomer. wa sentenced today to six
I month' Imprisonment
Present and Future
BATTLE RESUMED AT TAMPIGO
Rebels Expect to Capture the Oil
FIERCE FIGHTING ON TUESDAY
VlllliHas Advnucr Their Line and
Temporarily Occupy Some Fed
eral Trenches Loss" of
Life Is llenvy.
WASHINGTON, May 1.-H'avy firing
p.t Tamplco wa ixsumtd at midnight, and
t. a nnnatttllHAnttMatH mav ttil nnt In
'capture Taniplco tody, aeoordlni to a
dispatch received from Admiral Mayo,
He reported "the general Impression
seeni to be that the expectations of the;
conetltutlpnallsts will be realized."
This wa reportd In a dispatch from
Admiral Badger transmitting advice re
ceived' by him from Admiral Mayp, lying
off Tamplco, as late a S o'clock thl
morning. The admiral says the heavy
firing around Tamplco stopped about 1
o'clock Tuesday afternoon. Apparently
reliable Information from the scene of
the fighting Is that the constitutionalists
at one time advanced their lines and
temporarily occupied some of tha federal
trenches. Admiral Mayo says It wa re
ported the casualltles on both aides have
been Very heavy.
Secretary Daniels today reiterated hi
determination not to utilize the naval
'forces at Tamplco ns a police guard to
permit the resumption of operation In
the oil district.
"We are not taking any one back to
Tamplco." said Secretary Daniels. "We
have brought away all except those who
have made up their minds not to leave."
Affonlra Mi Krtran'a ;Cessarlo Castro, took up their positions
XlUUctOivO 1V11 i XjL j QjxX a 'before Tamplco and by a series of
Cinvti J nnijn I ll nlr ' roconnoliances and skirmishes located th
UOnilCienUiai UierK positions of the federal
. General Gonzales then sent a note to
WASHINGTON! May . The dove of 1 tno 'eu"eml commander, General Morelo
peace In tho office of Secretary of State Zaragosu'. Inviting Mm to leave hi posl
Hryan was rudely disturbed today whon ! tion within the. city and engage on tTTe
Jacob K. Conner, fdrmerly consul at St. I la'do 0Ttr to avld needle.
Petersburg, and Frank N. Hauakett, I ampng cltlsens of the town and
Secretary Ilryan's confidential clerk. e. ; non-combatant. This note wa oommunl,
gaged In a fist flaht. ' caletl to t,,e foreign consuls In Tamplco.
Mr. Connor obleoted to bojng dfUy.eJ
I " inr-luulll .1 mill .
" ' ",Zr. i7 n.2.
an, "eument with Rau.kett,
whlh ts& PnyMcal
counter. The combatants were sep-
ttrated after Rauskett's nose was brained
and Connor's clieek was out
Mr. Conner said he had. made several
ineffectual attempt to see Secretary
Hryan to find out why he had been .!!.
mlsed from the service.
ATrrotr fvnm A na riiilnrtimerohant vessels In the harbor and that
JaWdy iiUUi AOaJJUIyUtmany of the Mpxlcan resident of the-city
' MASSATlN. Mex.. May IS (Via Wire-
t i san iie0-Ma -Acapuico has
j been relieved of the menate from the
Zapatista for the present, ut least. The
1 federal gerrUon ha repulsed the attaok-
I Jng party, after a sharp battle in the
vounUy twenty miles back from the cV.y. i
Tne eJtUnt of tne c,,uaUie, has not been .
, The'eommatlder of Ule Pacific fleet wa,
j lnfornll!, tody that 0).n,ra, uerta ha- '
k,d w Qer forMddIng Ule w ,nr
.Juu .1.- iti.- .Ji..-
on ot tradcwilli the United State. Thl,
It I taken will relieve theatralned con
dition under which shipping has been
curried on along the Paclf.c coast and
enable American coast I nt vessels to enter
ports freely and get their clearance
papers, as formerly. Since the Huerta
order want Into effect the commander of
aolfic fleet ha been providing Amer
ican liners with notes to the collector of
port at San Diego or Ban Francisco, ex
plaining the absence pf clearance papers.
The crsw of the abandoned federal gun
boat Morelo. which was blown up by
the constitutionalist in Macallan harbor
ha beaxi sent to Mexico City
TAMPIGO TO FOE
Evacuation of Oil City by Huerta
Garrison Early in Afternoon
Reported by Mayo
LEAVING BY THE RAILROAD
Two Government Gunboats Steam
Out of Panuco River.
ANCHOR' NEAR FOREIGN SHIPS
Their Action Held to Mean Rebels
Ready to Occupy Town.
NEWS BY RELAYED WIRELESS
Galveston Also Hears that Defenders
Are in Retreat.
FIGHTING HAS' ABOUT CEASED
Henry Firing rnr the Close of
flattie Said to llnve Tleen In
I'roarress Foreigner Go
WASHINGTON, May 13. Evac
uation of Tamplco by the Mexican
federal garrison began at 12:60 v
m. today, according to a relayed
wlroloss dispatch to tho Navy de
partment from Rear Admiral Mayo.
Tho federal troops were leaving by
Rear Admiral Mayo at Tamptoo r
I ported to the Navy department tonight
that at 3 p. m. today' the Mexican federal
' gunboat Bravo and Zsragoza teambd
out of the Panuco and anchored near the.
foreign warships outside.
The gunboats have been the chief sup
port of the garrison and their flight was
accepted by naval officers here a mean
ing that the constitutionalists were about
to occupy the town,
That this rebels'' encountered desperate
resistance In their final attack on Tam
plco and that they were compelled to
carry their fight to the hoart of the
town was Indicated by Rear Admiral
Mayo's report.- lie stated that at 1
o clock this afternoon, when It was re-
i ported the rebel ip had occupied Tamplco,
j there was heavy firing In. tho Plaza and
I that big; gun firing continued.
Tho federal wefe retreating by way qt
the railroad leading to Ban Luis Potoii
"and it was assumeflr nrty"7Topd' to' reach
Pachuca. the lermlnU of a railway llns
(hat lead Indirectly to Mexico City. Tho
railroad out of Tamplco to Monterey I
held by the copstltutlpnallats.
GALVESTON, Tex., May lX-Advlces
from Vera Cruz received hofe tonight
state that fighting has about ceased at
Tamplco nnd the federals am evacuating
tho city by way of the railroad llii".
There was said to be heavy firing near
(he close of the battie.
Jnarea Hear Xfitn.
JUAREZ. Max., May M. Word Was re
ceived by constitutionalist officials here
shortly before 7 o'clock that the consti
tutionalist force under General Pabo
Gonzales' were oocupylns Tamplco. So
details at to the loss of llfo or dacago
to property, have been received.
Tha federal gunboat Bravo 'began n
bombardment of the constitutionalist po.
sltlon on a hill in the outskirts of the;
C"V Rna c," """M coupled by ttuj
j constitutionalists, at S o'clock last night
j Th tlllerj- fhe of the gunboat was
bad,r directed, according to the message,
doing no dainagt and wounding no one
I In (he constitutionalist ranks,
j On May 10 and 11 General Gonzales, with
r Ills brigadier general. I.uls Caballero and
; uo were noimeu to see tnat tne.r tenow
yuMii w j tin it ivua icufic uii vcbdCIB 111 me
i General Zaragoza evidently refused to
' ... .
The federal gunboat Zaragosa is shell
ing the Madero flour mill, which I sltuav
! td. on the banks of the Panuco river, and
! whoh l OC0P'1 b' constitutionalist
j 1troop"'1 but Ul, fcderal ,nfantr' remained
'th! r tr?"e,w"'
Another telegram which was received
iby way of Cludad Victoria stated that
the families of foreigners Jiving In Tain
i Pico had taken refuse on warahlos and
nan tawen leiugo neninq the constitution-
(Continued on I'age Two)
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