El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 34TH YEAR, Ed. 1, Friday, April 10, 1914 Page: 1 of 14
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ONLY American Newspaper Having a Correspon
s Army The MORNING TIMES
I ! MnnlhiK TlnnV
Printed and DUta-toutcd
MK HI. KAUKTi
-iir. i..- om mi
I-hkI. prr 100 Iba $X7.H 3.K.'
Sin.- pr 100 Iba t&.25$3.3
Marrtl Armes t ' :
Mart-fa Arrnice (or thindaja.
i.Ani.rT imima mdb paid emeu.
now in Tuft rorTHwmr
EL PASO TEXAS. FRIDAY APRIL 10 1914.
PRICE 5 CENTS
FEDERAL TROOPS IN SERIOUS PREDICAMENT AT SAN PEDRO
dpñt WiW Villa
o rniníx cfimtó
w V- -
típico scehe of severe fighting jtwice repulsed by
WASHINGTON IS ANXIOUS
FOR FOREIGN OIL PLANTS
Great Plant Owned by German Interests Already Destroyed Entail-
ing Loss of $100fOOOt and the Waters-Pierce Plant. Occupied
by the Rebels Is Constantly Being Shelled by Two Mexican
Federal Gunboats Besieged City Is Enveloped by Heavy
Clouds of Smoke From the Burning Oil and the Rebels Are
Pushing the Battle Aggressively Federal Reinforcement Are
Being Sent From the City of
it i thr Auociatrd Prett
Washington April . Officials
her tonight were gravely anxious for
the safety of foreign pron.-m In the
L iiunirit it sine . where va unti e oil
plants already have been destroyed
ind ot her properties valued at mil-
lion! are threatened by Mexican con-
Ktltutlonallst and federal shells.
I Hfpatehes today told of the burn-
ing of warehouses belonging to the
gencto l.'ommerclale a German
company with a loss of a half mil-
lion dollars and of imminent danger
to the valuable plant of the Waters-
rierve oil refinery. This plant too
navy dstmrtment learned today has
leen occupied by attacking forces
hiring the past few days and am a
f onsequence shell after shell has been
poured Into tt from federal gunboata.
Will Harbor Fats-gees. .
lleur Admiral Mayo suggested that
i o army transport he sent to Tamplco
i" harbor refugees: The tioni.ua 1 ship
i.laee with accommodations for sev-
' VI liüJKWIB ITU' míe-to leaTve !"
orlesns for Tamplco tonight and It
w;i(i said at the navy department thnt
lh" marine on the transport i'iatri '
at Vera Crux could be distributed
m in: the other ships . Jn Mexican
nters. leav ing that craft with ac-
it biiions for at least 800 at
A meager report from the border
today saying that l.atS men had re
pawed fighting east of Torreón left
war department officials more .1
1 r I han ovor i Id V Ilia i.if n
pany of that city. -No details came
.1 to the result of the renewed hos
The fate of the SOO or more Span
ish exiles from Torreón who made
their entry into El Paso yesterday
has not yet been determined by state
or war department officials who In
dine to the opinion that the problem
ih one for the Immigration authorities
For the time being the exiles ap-
parently are dependent upon the
fíouhty of the people of Kl Paso and
the íled Cross which today called
upon Its ill Paso chapter to report
fully on the needs of the refugees.
The staia department through Agent
Carothera at 131 Paso. Js -nil endeav-
r ring 'to obtain protection of thlr
right and redress for their griev-
ances against the constitutionalist
ProucUon of Spain.
The president told callers this gov-
ernment wa doing all It could do
for iii'' protection of Spanish suh-
eets (n Mexico. He indicated that if
the constitutionalists persisted in their
at 1 itudc nothing could be done at
present but that everything would
1 . left tu subsequent settlement and
thus wheh a government was estab-
1 ei night dispatches to the navy
e p.i rt ment from Hea r Ad m ira!
Fletcher reported fighting still n
progreaa at Tamplco without advan-
t ige on either side. On account of
e heavy norther. Rear Admiral Mavo
ran tliacouraglng refugees from go-
ing aboard ships there.
Admiral Mayo' Report.
l mirai Fletcher sent this report
re ei ved from Admiral Mai o yester-
Ma o reports fighting continues
v .ib no change except that gunboat
z.tragoia Is assisting the Vera Crux
belling Arbol Urande. un
...iint of a norther and no advantage
1 : fighting am discouraging refugees
1 .in coming on board iluve recti v
J few on Des Moines alongside
4l..ck. If rebela receive artillery
i:h seems to be Improbable con-
onions will be more serious. Re
ports circulated on shore that Amerl
.11 battleships are supplying arms tt
I tic rebels."
The admiral added (hat he had di
1 cted Admiral Mayo to give refuge
1 . a moflean? -and other foreigners on
nerlcan vessels as far as possible
- department today suggested U
vimiral Fletcher the poeslblHla- of
1 u w Ins the marines off the trsnpoit
I rairte at Vera t'rua and sending
that vessel to Tamplco to receive the
1 fugees who cannot be cared for on
i; other ships without more or less
Officials here did not regard the
ihore report from Tamplco that the
rebels- are recetvlng aid from the
Aaierlcan battleships as worth com -montlnst
I nlersl Rrtnforresaent Defeated.
. rae " fres?
HrosrnsvlUe Tex. Aprál t. Meln-
f ri nients en route to tne aid ox in
IVniptco federal garrison hvere de-
Vera Cruz With More Ammunition
feated yesterday with the loss of forty
men according to constitutionalist
reports today to Matamoros. The
rebel Ions was not given.
The report said General Carrero
Torrea met the federals between San
Luis Potosí and Tamplco.
Aguila nil U'arehouar Burn.
Ry thr Auocialrd'Prcu
Vera crni. prH 9. The warehouse r
tin1 A aulla oil rompany nu deiroyei
tlm IVM I nl Tlliin ni a nliiu. I.
líele- ctishal h rerelvrd here lonlahl.
Ii sin tire rmin thr nhellj of he Zara-
foaa. The los Ik eMImateri at tioo.uuo.
Tamp! i reported to be envaloped In
smoke from the burnlnr oil tanks oea-
eral Mam. the commandant or Vera Croa
nan received ail urgent call for lite Urate
Rear .Admiral Mayo In a report filed at
to o'clock tnla -mornina from Tamplco.
Ta mat iba rtjtittnt continued but mal
the fierce advance of the rebela mi
UñeVked by the 5trong fire rrotn mo Zar
goxa and Vers Crux. One of the oil tanka
was Burning ai mat lime. .
Sixty Atnertcan women were un board
the 1 tn ten Mates waraaJps and the Ger-
man cruiser Dreaden liad gone furthsr up
the river to rescue others.
The bsttleanip rial lefi here for Tamplco
ati 6 o 1 1.. litis evening. Ttonnan Clnd
txin of iohn Mad was aboard.
DO 6 MONTHS IN JAIL
STIF1 SKNTKXt'K MITKI lT T
MKN ARRKSTKD I i: GAM-
BL.ING ON . I M 1 I U TRACK.
Iercndaiits at Irge I'nder Si ..Mm
itall. Pending Hearing of Appeal
Before Virginia supreme Court.
By Upecta! Wlrr to The 1 .t
Jamestown. Vs. April 9. (?)oudy
weather prevailed throughout the aft
ernoon but the weather conditions
failed to keep n large crowd from
turning out to witness the running
of she well-balanced races. Specula
tion confined to the Individual sys
tem was voluminous and the succesa
of three decided favorites and a
"good thing" tve the public the best
of the day's operations.
The wise ones put over the best
thing of tne meeting when Silesia
quoted at tens was returned the win-
ner In the fifth race arter leading all
the way. The last race whs spoiled
by a poor start in which Klla Grane
suffered the must. She wound up but
a short half length lehtnd the win-
ner Tom Hancock who was favored
by the start and ran us If the best of
interest centered today In the trial
of the fourteen bookmakers arrested
yesterday. They were all found guilty
and sentenced to six months In jail
besides being assessed a fine of $100
each. Notice of an appeal was given
and they were released under bond
WINTKR'K BFXATKU TOUCH
sI lN NEW RECORDS
THROUGHOUT THK SOUTH
By thr Antndmted Prt$
Washington April ft. Winter's
belated touch envelpplng the en-
tire eesf set new official rec-
In New Orleans straw hats snd
spring finery were replaced with
winter overcoats. Throughout the
.south Atlantic and gulf states
heavy damage to fruits and early
' crops was feared. ' A thlrt -degree
drop in a few hpurs was re-
corded at Mobile. 8now flurries
wars recorded as far south as
Greenville s C. breaking the
April records. Fruit treats in
blossom In the Norfolk tidewater
section war touched with frost.
The weather bureau predicted
heavy frssis as far south an
northern Florida and old weath-
er nearly everywhere east of the
florky mountains. Partial re-
lief ta expected by Friday except-
on the Atlnntk coast.
rOlU ADDITION Al 110 SW
STOLEN FROM MlU.tlM
By Mpeciat Wire to Thr Ttmr
Austin Tria- April 9. -iiovernor
Colquitt today received s telegram
from Oonxalo Kernsnder. Met ran rod-
iuI at Esgle Pais that four mote of
iho horses stolen from clemente r
gara who was enticed fruin his home
on Amerlran soil Into Meitoo anil
killed had been delivered in him.
These bring the total number nf Ver
gara'fl horses recovered up to five.
Adjutant neneral Hatchings having re-
covered the oiher several weeks ago.
Consul Fernandet's telegram follows
"1 have for you four mure horses of
vergara. Hope the others will be here
limn. I ins OOXrEKEXCE CON
VKNK8 AT DOVKR I'MIKR OF-
F1CIAI. CAU OF SEC. LANK.
17 STATES REPRESENTED
EFFORT Is 1 1 1 iv. m m To I1.
NOKF. MALADY AFFLKTINO
BELIEVED TO BE LACK OF CASH
SatnrMlon Madei tluti I'oHtal Matine
Bank fumlx IV loaned tu Irriga
By thr Añocatrd Prf
lenver Colo.. April .- Govern
ment financial aid - state federal or
both combined for the
garlón project in the
up as a crying' need
the first days (session- of the irriga
tlon conference called by Secretary
Lane 'r the Interior department.
Governors state engineers federal
officials and backers of reclamation
schemes gathered In a public land
cllalc -with the avowed purpose of
finding and removing the nialadyl
with which western irrigation Is said
to be nffiieted Financial' malnutri-
tion - was the verdict rendered at the
end of severs 1 ho urs of deli bera tlon.
Beginning with Assistant Secretary
A.' A. Jones of the Interior depart-
ment speaker after speaker told tbe
delegates that the financial situation
with respect to irrigation projects was
bad that in remedying this situation
lay the secret of the prosperity of
the entire west. Several remedies
were suggested. Including the loun-
ing of postal saving bank funds to
farmers at low Interesi. Plans will
be considered In greater detail at th
later sessions of the conference
which Is tu continue through the
The Irrigation conference got
under way slowly with considerable
creaking of the machinery. It was
the first gathering of Hs kind ever
held in the country and tn the crowd
which densely pueked the spacious
representative hall of the capítol
there as wide diversity of opinion
as to the proper method of conduct
Framing Four Committees.
Finally a plan was adopted by
which each of the 17 states repre-
sented was tn appoint one member
on each of four committees- arey
act projects lrrlsjsi Ion district a
reclamation service and the desert
land law. These committees will
meet separately thresh out 1 ho he
wilderlug mass of information com
plaints and suggestions offered by the
Individual members and determine
what matters shall be brought befon
the general conference. The chair
men of the four committees with
As3iiant Secretary Jones will com
pose a sub -commit tee to map out th
program In detail.
Having thájs established a base of
operations 'the delegates entered
upon a general discussion of Irriga-
tion problems. Dr. Blwood Mead
formerly state engineer of Wyoming
but now employed as an Irrigation
expert by the government of Victoria
Australia described agricultural con
d it Ions In his adopted country He
strongly urged government financia)
aid to farmers and suggested the
loaning of postal saving lnk funds
for the development of the soil
Mapping Oui lrugram.
I'nder a rule giving each state 20
minutes . for general discussion
speeches w ere maoe by various dele
gates. When the dinner recess was
announced meetings of the commit
tees were called for the purpose of
mspplng out the further program for
ll waa slated .today that the Cali
fornia delegation wuuld Introduce a
resolution to amend the reclamation
act so that funds raised by the sale
of public lands shall he used for
reclamation In the states where the
lands sold are situated.
It e slarr lerseaal.
Bp ih asean .
WatbUigton. April s -. leía t fir
and ssrrosr t'rldsy; siueilsy fair.
e Meiifo Partly cloudy and wanner
t tida . (oral rama at night or aturas
north portion fair louth.
D I Vllllillll
COXSTITVTIONAI.ISTS HOtilt THAT
THIS IS THU KFFCT OF VISIT
BY CONSrij MYliFS.
PROTECTION IS DEMANDED
IJ R I T I S H Hf.l'KI-SKNT.YTlX H
MAKKH RKI'RKSKNTATIONS TO
AITHORITIKM AT Jl'AKKZ.
PROMISED REPLY THIS MORNING
reansa Ih xUeíl tn hw to it Thai
Property of Britishers Near Tain-
lioo Is Neither Sctc.l or Damngrd
Great importance is attached by
constitutionalist to a visit of British
Consul IT. O. Myles yesterday to Isi-
dro Fabela In charge of the depart-
ment of foreign relations in the pro-
visional cabinet of General Carra tits
for' tho purpjise of making repre-
sentations lomíhig to the protection'
of British Interests In Mexico This
is the first time that a British rep-
resentative una acted directly with
the constitutionalist government an I
constitutionalist officials say the very
fact of the visit Is a recognition of
their government. Heretofore Great
Britain's communications with th1
constitutionalists have been through
representatives of the United Htates
government. Yesterday's visit by
Consul Myles was upon instructions
from Ambassador Cecil Sprlng-Rleo
Aaka Protection of Property.
Mr. Myles asked fur the protection
of tho minina properties belonalnK
British subjects In the v trinity of
Tamplco and In the state of Durangu.
His 'Instructions from ibe British am
bassador were tu the effect that it
was the understanding of the British
government that iheae properties
either were to lie seised by tne con-
rUUutlonailsla or would be oeatroyeu
tw ttiant 'J J
Th consul swap spugni projection
lotes ataunus. sus ..
niaaacr of the Josa
of SIpstoa upon whom demands for
money had 1 been made- by the cou-
sntutfoualtsts Sopor Fabela Informed Mr. MyM
(hat the two cases would receive tb t
Immediate attention of General "ar-
ranxu aud that the reprcHenlntlons
have been placed before him for ac-
tion. The reply of General Car rant 3
hua been promised Consul Myles tins
t.HowiNt; xNenr:ei-'. thai'
CONHTITI 'THIN A LIST t IV KHN -MKNT
WII.I. nK I'KRMANKNT.
(by MalT Correspondent Mormnr lime-
Chihuahua. Chih.. April 9 The
new constitutionalist mini located 1
this city baa begun operation utul
Is coining ope and lwo-ci nt copper
coins. It is The Intention tu begin
coining silver and gobl pieces within
a few days.
The new Issue of currency Is Ui
be put In circula huí wit til n a fen-
days to replace the presen: hills ami
Is expected to solve the munlerfeltlnr
prohlcm now worrying the state trea
ury officials. The new. bill nsenibb'S
to a great extent those of the l otted
Htates and it will he extremely diffi-
cult to counterfeit Ihcm.
1 "i cie.11. 1 Ilct liming.
Munv foreigner are arrlvhiR here
dally frpm the ITnl'l'd Ktates tn r-
sume their residence here huvng
confidence that the present govern-
ment can maintain older in the tale
and to give every guarantee to Ihem-
stves and huln"St interests. The
business activity in 1 bis capital a I
the present time Is remarkable an I
has not been equaled In years.
Train Hrrvlrn to Torreón.
The new train service through from
Juarex to Torreón bus helped a great
deal in the Increase of buslnesa con-
fidence In th prentint govern mm 1 1
has made a great impression on a I
people who now believe that the con-
stitutionalists will be able to kep
the line In constant operation.
Advices reaching here from T r-
reon say that fighting is 'n progress
near Han Pedro and the people of this
city hope 'or an early triumph over
tic federal forces
mtliH.l. Ill HNKItiH I I i
t I 1 11 THIN MOITM.VO IV
THK TOWN Ok' XOOALi:K
Bit " or. i ! ;-
Nogales Son. April 1 Ktan-
:' Timbres and Jose M.
Oanebn will bo executed here to
morrow muruing ut o'olock for
I heir connection with a recent
bridge-burning raid- fount it o
tiimatlst soldjers capiurd several
of the raiders.
UH I H tlHIMNM
SI 1 hi. cnouo 11 11 -
lift th I I".. . .
Npi-rols. Vg. April 9. -Warnsd by
Hi'.r Siusrl Ihsi me late 1111(111
Mont- be ii-- 1 if pecnursry lo aun-
irer uolai'oit- of I as Vlrgtma Mu-
iMMtlhg tswt. las iaineatown aefcsy
rluh tout 1 lit abandnued lla sftrlna
race fiiet-tlsg. win h was to comtnuu
until AsrU If .
mi h o CITY PAPKK
n HI IMII s THK FACT
ill HI I s AHK IN TORREON
tty thf Anociated Prett
Mexico City April t. ll In
doubtful if Iho exact location of
the federal ttoopa about Torreón
is known to the government mu)
If there are sny pinna for the
re-taklng .of the clt y t hey u re
btMuic carefully guarded. The
government's) ad mission pub-
lished for the first l lino today
In the Mexican llersld. thtii Tor-
reón It) occupied by the rebels
has not appeared In any other
Mexican paper no that even now
(he public probably believes that
Torreón In still In the hands of
t he fed e raid.
ft:st or eooi and iin pko-
YlltKli BY Kl. FASO'K NKWK.ST
IT WAS A GREAT SUCCESS
I'AHARKT IKATI'KKK VAKIL:!)
AMI el i: VN MAKr! HITS WITH
NUMEROUS SPEECHES WERE MADE
Pn-t. I'reuiil and I'm ore of the I'll y
bhrui d Plan and St'OIMI of (lie
Club Is Outlined.
The cahatrt banquet of (he 1.1 Taso
Hotary dub b Id at the Hotel flheldun
last e nltuji was trqiy u feaat of íun
IP 'I TINafSlllnVfili irr pcatuaisw slMSSTS.
Music tjuigo dancing speech making
stüms f (omedlAAa and ImperSiTfis-
tits- mirde. up the program and the
mrr.v makers and speech makers
Wen without exception given an ova
tion t'V Hie UHfleinhlaKC.
It ivas (be first banu.net of 101 Paso's
newtat ot'Ha ni.at ton and so success
full was It carried out and so at-
tractive were the purposes of the elull
an outlined b the 1 1 1 speakers
that at the conclusion of the banquet
prat t leal ly every one of t he Invited
guests not already members signified
their intention of making application.
Hegular meetings and dinners will he
held by thla club which promises to
grow into one of the city's most su
An elaborate menu whs served the
Knests by Krsnk l-angun of the Htiel
don management and was heartily en
Joyed. Itet ween courses music was
furnished by an urobestra. At the
eoneltislou of the feast several hh
leetioim were rendered by the 111 ss
t'ily quartet which consistet or J. II
Phillips Torn ('outcher '. II. Arm-
strong . mi J. n Meagher. A rubí
playlet udded not a 'little to the en-
tertainment of the evenltiK anl
created an uproar from I how ijresenl
il. .it Tangí hy ( lever llam-erH.
Addison of 1 -. Angeles and Miss
1 trace 1 lenkle did the latest in t h
tango and the furlana and (loir
crncefiil dunces wis one of the moat
enjoyable festnres nf the evening
They danced l he Argentine tanK
hesitation and other glides between
the tables. Pot b are artists Their
Jinwnle Valentine dance was a clever
Artist H. C. Taylor.
II. t Ta lor proved an InlaregUnu
.entertainer draw lug eartoons of welt
known 101 Pasosas much to ihe
umusemenl of those presnni. lb-
drew a likeness of Hurt 1 irndor ft In
1 Is rrv Hey man Impersonator kepi
the crowd laugblnK during his turn.
He gave an Imitation of a (lerrnun
1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . .111 making a stump speech
that was s bit us were several other
im persona t ions.
Prank Ha' rr rendered several vio-
lin -tolos and was heartily encored
I. ub.. mo- Adams Talks
t'lslbornc Adams president t the
I llotsry club was the toaetmaater of
'the evening fn opening the program
j lie discussed the fundamental prlnct-
.a la of the organl.at Ion. saving It a
purpose was to cultivate Hie practice
I of doing something: for the other fel-
I low. ' The speaker nuld that the mem-
I tiers of tho flub believe ibat by un-
seirishlngly helping others in succeed
ihey also help themselves toward sue-
cess. This Is accomplished by the de-
velopment of an Intimate personal ac-
quaintanceship HirioiiK the members.
My t he emouragement ft full and
frank publicity Mr. Adams said tip-
club hopes to fulfill Its mission. Tb.
club M ill also afford members an op-
port unit to meet substantial men of
know n repute w H h whom they may
. 1 f . u do business An either feature
of the i lnt Is the mut nut education
nf its members in a knowlnlge oí
1 ailing .1 and occupations other than
their own line to the end that each
may become a better business ' msn
Mr. Adams predicted s bright fu-
t lire for the Potary club. He said
In his oplr.ion M wqs a matter of but
a short time until It will have an un-
usually b.r" membership. He then
Introduced as the first speaker of the
n enlng K J Dreher. who wss one
of the organizare of the club. Ml.
Mreher made a hrlff but interesting
(Continued on Pago 9.)
US AND DE MOURE BEATEN
BACK III II DESPERATE
ATTEMPiTf JOIN VELASCO
General Villa Wires Carranza Headquarters at Juarez of Furious
Battle Between Brigades of Benavides. Ortega and Hernandez
and the Enemy in the Vicinity of San Pedro Sending Strong
Column of Reinforcements to Complete the Defeat of Huerta s
Federals Are Reported From Torreón as Being Completely
Surrounded -American Consul Hamm and British Vice-Consul
Cunard-Cummings Holding Repeated Conferences But Refuse
to Divulge Anything Concerning Matters Discussed Perfect
Order Restored in War-Torn Torreón and Regular Service Has
Been Restored on Railroads With Daily Passenger Service to
Durango and Jimenez Parral and Juarez.
By JOHN W. ROBERTS.
(Staff Correspondent Morning limes.)
Iorreon Coah. Mexico. April 8 The constitutionalist forces
under command of Generals Eugenio Aguirre Benavides Toribio
Ortega and Rosatio Hernandez are still engaged with the federals
under Generals Joaquin iMaaa and Javier De Moure. General Bena-
vides has reported to headquarters that the federals are surrounded
and that two aitempta on their purt to break through thr lines for
the purpose of going southward to join General Refugio Velasco
who is cooped up in Viesca have been repulsed with heavy losses.
1 igures covering casualties have
Dally PnsM'ikger Train Krrvlre.
Truffle hetwesu Torrson and Jus
res has been fully restored and train
iw under direction of
t alsud.j. manager of the const it ut b-n
aMet line is befcrer now than it "hat
been at any time since the breaking
out of'tfltr-UCugoo reolulion in Teh
rusty. 1 91 'J. liegu-hu passenger
trains are running dally between lu-
rango and Juarez and between Jim
Ines ami Parral and many freight
(rains are moving when there is
freight to move. Hixly carloads of
cotton In two t ra Ins were sent iiort h
(UlNatoh loihjk vini:u kk-
PI'BIJA Ml Mill It NPi:KH IN
NIJNATK IN i oit OF IIKPKA.U
Pri'Hldcni Wilson Sayn He 1 Now
Mor- i 'onfMeni Than kvrr Beftri-
That l(fM-ul Will lie Kffcttcd.
Hi thr 4fiod tt firm
Washington. April 'J Hcuring on
atie Panama tolls exemption i-epeal
bill opened today before the senate
rana Is c-onmlltee but i tile rest In the
fight waa focused on the senate Itself
where Henator Lodge veteran Itepub
llcan member of the foreign relation
ommlttcf lo bi ii. iitteiitioti or vlr
llaallv Ho entire uoinberhbtp and tie
cro did xa Her lea fur more than I w
hours defending Lhe position of ires-
Idem Wilson In Insisll iik upon (be
passage of the repeal bill.
The senator asserted that In hi
opinion the right ( On United Stutei
t" exempt 11 n ..f ih. MilpnlriK fnno
If din was 11 in 1 10 st j 11 ne. i under si rl 1
Inter pretal Ion nl ibe treaty bni In-.
cause r ibe delicate pon it Ion In which
the country finds llsHf In its foreign
relations. 11 rged non -purl Isa 1 tup
port ut tin- president. M the conclu-
sion the galleries broke Itito ap
pin use and Ho- ice president's guvel
pounded several minutes before order
a as rest iired
"To ihwarl ibe purpose or to dis-
credit the policies of the head or a
political party" ibe senator suld. "la
legitímale polttlrul warfare To dis-
credit or bunk down the president of
the (nlted Kistes nil a question of
foreign policy Is quite another thing
not to te undertaken except for t he
ver grave H reason. In one hsc we
overthrow a party lender within ihst
arena where people alone sit In Judg-
j ment ; iii the other we break down
j and dlsi redil the reprt-setttutlve of
.the whole country in Hie great forum
of the nations of ibe earth and par
alyse bts future power aud useful
ness tu tti.ii field where he i'biUe can
dec Is re and represrnt the policy the
honor and (he dignity of the I'nlled
Before Hp- canals committee Sen
ator V01 rls ahd Henal or Thomas ap
! pu red to discuss their lolls propost
: tiuns. the session marking the hcitln-
' nlng of the fiftesn-dsy public dls-
1-unstop decided upon earlier in 'b.
I week. It wss doubtful tonight tugt
I what the program of the hearliigs
1 would be fair tlu nest fsa days.
President Wilson said today thnt he
was moreconfldent than ev -r before
of the passage of the repeal bin and
thst each .day hit confidence was In-
creasing. Mr. Wilson said that the
animus behind some of the attacks op
the bill wns very oh lous l ot he did
not go into ii--i.ni i Huch animus he
remarked often proved a I net
not been made public.
todny. The lides en Si ward from Tor-
LCuaaldivi r4oS r'' x"'ins repaired rapidly ami
:V T'raflis will be rurnln I.. Pain Pedr.i
de las t'olnnlns and to Tbihualllo be-
fore the end uf Ibe ük
There is perfe-t order In Torre m.
and except for i. shell-tot n build-
ings. K is hard t.. realise that the dtv
wns the scene ... such 1 tierce con-
flict sin h Schorl lime ago
Consul in Conference .
I nlted Htntes i "onstil Theodore C.
Htimiii of Hurango arrived yesterday
and lias had a number of long con-
ferences with (leneral Villa relative
'o the general t el faje of (he state of
Hnriingo. lie has also bad a nuniher
of c.jnferencea with n h. ('uuard-
t'timmlns llrltlsh vice consul in Tor-
ren the nature of which hua not
been dh nlged
Ueneral Villa is rapidly getting his
army lulu shape for a inovrnient
a gal tut M011 tere) Croat quantities
of clothing have been received dur-
ing the past few days He vera I car-
I of ammunition nre expected to-
night ..s well ;is o number of ma-
chine guns mid a supply of shrapnel
lo Hi the artillery under the command
of Hen. rat Ke p.. A'ngeles.
litares Hear or IVdernl llrvcr-es
Two uiiempts ..f the rrdf-ral forces
tinder Heuersl Joiiiulri Muas and Qen-
eral Ja er de Moure who are en-
gaged in battle lili the constitution-
alists ai Han Pedro to if ave the town
In lb- direction of Viesen lo Join with
tieuelill Jose ltefu.g. VelaSOO'S
troops have been repulsed according
1 an i-rfi" bi I message rneei ed yes-
lerda t.j t enera I Venualls no t 'af-
ianza from ( i enera I Francisco tila
llla Tolls or san Pedro l ight.
in the official message telling of
Hie San Pedro bitttle. (enera I Villa
"I wish to let you know that at
I tils moment fierce battle Is raging
In t weep the brigades of ( leñera Is
Aguirre Heuuvldcs Ortega and ller-nand-t
and the enemy lu the vicinity
of Han Pedro The enemy has mudo
two attempts to break t h rough the
lines for Hu- purpose of going to VI-
tscn to Join with the troops of Hen-
era 1 Velasco who me ai that placs.
it. oh times lhe have been repulsed
with lieavj losses. This morning 1 am
sending a powerful column of rein-
forcements f fo 111 this place to sgslst
the trootis fighting at Han Pedro.
'Kit A Nl'JW'O VH.l.A.
At General ( 'a rr ansa's offlc- It whs
nald 1 bat 1 be federal troops engaged
tn the Han Pedro baitle wnm the rein
force ni tits which were dlspittcbe i
from Haiti Ho to assist ( leñera! Va-
liesen at Torreón.
lUUIway Lines Ilestorrd.
(rfl'iai nd vices received her es-
t rday in railroad clrebs were to the
effect thai the railroad Un n peel-
ing Hnltlilo with Monterey which had
been destroyed some time ago waa re-
paired and ytrslerduy resumed opera-
tion making possible t he transport -Ing
of federal troops between these
two towns. Krone the same source it
was learned that the railroad line bo
tWuen Haltlllu and Piedras Negras
wss In operation but the laredo
Monterey road had been cut.
Change in Train HcIwhIuIc.
'With tne . satsUlLshnient of the
through assashger trsln ssrvlee from
Juareg to Ttirreon and Iurango a new
pnsaengci- tr.tin b- -i 1 - will be put
In effect' on the rallrosil. Bealnnlng
this miirblug the iissseager train leav-
ing J uamx for lhe south dully
leave Juntes ' a. tn. Bl Psso -time
or 7 o'clock Juarex time in
the evening tho. train from the south
111 arrive about I o'clock.
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