The Houston Post. (Houston, Tex.), Vol. 28, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 25, 1914 Page: 2 of 16
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HOUSTON DAILY POST: SATURDAY 2JORNING. AP1UL 25.1914:
FiTTEEH DAYS EARLIER!
8:z:r Excursion Tickets
Ci Salt Daily CiBaclsx 1S3
TO CHfCABO T. LOUIS. MEMPHIS sAN AB
CITY ANO USUA. POINTS BEYOND '
M. L. MORRIS. 0. P.4T.A.
LEV FREDERICK. Phone Prau Ztt
CHAS. PRICE. AMltUnta. lit Main St.
LOCAL HAN TELLS
OF THE BENEFITS
la the Following Statement De-
scribes His TJk of Plant Juice
aad Endorses It.
Mr. Robert A. Hrdln. draughtsman
who live on Twentieth street. Houston i
Height told tli following: .
I believe I'Unt Juice Is all right for
trouble 1 hav been troubled
. loc some tin with my stomach even
turaUm with acute gastrins. food
want under a potrefecttv chang initead
of a chemical one. aly nerves define
'surTeoted. starting with th nenre of the
stomach and tinally involving other nerve
Itoreaa. I read of so many cure riant
ijuic waa making that 1 thought I mould
try It and 1 am glad 1 did 1 fee. oet-
itr very way; my stom.ioh digests my
food and niy appetite is good and 1 don t
know that I bar any serves "
No tonic or other article ha ever been
Introduced In Texas that ha brought
forth so much public praise so marc
voluntary testimonials and so many
tieaity indorsements and recommenla-
"Uoa a Plant Juice. It I the greatest
fordo and specific of the g' for all
Stomach nerve kidney. liver iind Mood
ailment. Pifljt Juice I for aale at th
House drug 3tore Advertisement
tain control of aJl pipe line In lbs city.
They tot with them oil fuel to run th
To th west and northwest Captain
8rndley Butler with his marines are sta-
tioned. Thus Rear Admiral Fletcher
commands all the approaehaa to the city.
Within the city enlplng has almost
ceased. A close watcn for s!Hrpsii. t-
r wa kept up all night by patr.1 who
marched through the streets Orders
had been Issued that all civilians ahouM
keep within their residences after T 30
o'clock hi the evening and thes wer
strictly obeyed. A a reult th night
American Sent to Galveston.
Americans numbering about 300. mostly
women and children left for GaJveston
oa board the Esperansa and arrange-
ments have been made for removing from
th coaat towns as soon as possible all
Americans who can b Induced to leave
More than 1000 American are report-
ed to have left Tamplco where the)
Wer urgently dvised to depart.
The Chester will b sent to Frontera.
Poataacmalccia and other coast Imrnl la
Mrg Americans there to be ready to em- I
Yiark cm the ward liner Monterev. I
Th battleship Ixnilslana arrived todav
and Immediately landed deta-hnints of
marines and blueia -ke!
The marines who had been toiling th
outpostss were relieved today I y a bat-
talion of bluejackets
Detachments of hlupiackets and r..a-
rlnea are quartered all ahout tie ity
while squads patrol th.- sirret !'.y to.
morrow the total force on shore will
reach iM men
The outposts have been equipped with
12 machine uuns and several ihree-infti
'field pices .vrtch mere taken I the
Rear Admiral Fletcher's headquarter
at the) Terminal hotel are puar led bv
mochln gunj while seven fW pieces
are held In reserve in the i.it;
With ComiraJider Herman T Surkner
tit the Vrairle appiinted icmmar.Jer of
th poet the American authorities have
undertaken the administration of the cus-
toms. 08auhnty Stays at Vera Cruz.
Charge O Si.aughnessy. wno arrived
her tonight. w;i. go aNjard tie batt.e-
shjp Minnesota. He ha received no or-
der) to return to Washington.
Refugees who arrived kr tonight have
but tba TBguent idea of tne eiact num-
ber of Americans detaine ! in the capital
but It is known that a great many were
at th station to take the 'rain
Th plight of Americans in the capital
la reported to be critical although as vet
Bane la known to have received i.odilv
' Not th ordinary grade but the Pure Bubbling Germ-
' Killing Peroxide that's a household nocetsity. Very
reaeooabl price 1 lb. 60c Vi lb. 25c V lb. 15c.
"" Phone Preeton HI or 1221. Auto A1221.
DimGDEIU'S PUARMACV- 209 Main
Barefoot Sandals fir comfort protection
against cut and bruise and good wearing
service. Price are
75c up to J2.25
according to the alies which rar.g from in-
fantt' up to women's site. The bijtgest as-
sortment In Houston to choose from.
'The Young Lady
Across the Wav"
Tre ; o ;r.g .!. a ross the way as she
saw In i he paper that there mere "O.OAo-
C" people in llln-America. aud fur hrr
art s'.t thought it mm a great mistake
to think about dropping latin from t..e
s. hool cumulu'n m : en thiere were so
many pe.i'le rig"t a o ;r d.rg mh.i
loindn t understanl any other lansuasc
We asked Th Young Ixdy Across the
Way If her father seemed very belli!".' ie
tneee davs She said sv e t "U-g1 l he v hs
uulte mel'. that In fact sne couldn t re-
inenihier him ever suffering: mith t .niach
The Young Iaidy Across the Way said
.he overheard r.-r father say that he iiad
stated the '-ase frim Alpha to mr.i
he eiid she ui'"i.el they vv . re Mexi-
cans but ire) certainly had taiinf'i;
names that she specially I ked Alpua
for a boy.
We told The Toung Lady Across ttie
Way that me heard her father ma. very
n.uch interested in horticulture She said
she supposed that mas a mistek.-. .is he
mas so husv making a garden he didn't
have time to take any kind of exercises
126 MEXICANS KILLED
IN VERA CRUZ FIGHT
Admiral Fletcher Reported Deaths
of Twc More Americans Who
Were Killed in Late
WASHlN'JTi N. April 21 cue hjr.'.red
and twer.ty-six Meri-ans have t en killed
and 16 mounded In the fighting at Vera
Cruz imie the American f -r. es landed
Tuesdav The first official anpniinc e-
ment f Mexican asualt.es came toniitht
in a dispatch from I'.e;ir Admiral Fle: r.er
Admiral Badger in a dipafh dated
1 25 p ?. r.-i-orii that SuO refugees ar-
rived from Mexico ivy al 2 ; m t -day
"The refugee question is now t'-e rr".t
diflcul: of all. ' Admiral Badger stated.
Two were added to the official Amer-
ican list nf dead tday. Chief Ounner s
Mate Louis Frank Hoswel. and Marine
Private Rand Iph Summerlin. tut they
lrt their lives before the firing In the
city was stopped yesterday. The list now
totals IT killed and 75 mounded.
FOR GARDEN AND
Three to Fifty Gallons
CAN USE ANY
Place Your Orders NOW!
rrrrr t ft
(Coatlaaed from Page OavtO
ty and aabject U raids from across th
wrder" J '
The vigilance commit lee a Taerd at
appeal for prctton and as that
nllitra be bee. There ta a great
deal of ttt feeling amorg th Mexican
living In thw vicinity and with them
ban been left approximately rifle
aad W S cartridge by fleeing Mexican
federal from OJinaga. We snail this
appeal in time offering the fact that thw
loan 1 7i mile from lh railway and
that In event th teiephon tin to Marfa
1 cut e could aot make appeal. Th eon.
ditioa is urgent."
Lard Guardsmen en Duty.
Adjutant General Hutching was offi-
cially advid that company L second In.
fantry is on duty at Ieuedo by order of
the mayor of that city Word wa etnt
by Captain Matson. commanding th com-
ptny that vary few regular troop have
been left to patrol the border in the vicin-
ity of Lardo.
Authority e given by the adjutant
general to former Ranger Captain J. 8.
McNeel to organise a squadron of cev-
.....4 u . .... id. ..rmntlluiu IS tier-
fei'tid ivmmiasions will be lued to Cap- J
tain McXiel and th lolloming men. nu
have been picked a captauvs of the vari-
ous troop. A V. Houston Jr of San
Antonio senior captain; K. V Aldrlch
and W C. taser of San Antonio and
Luk lHns of lel Kio.
The battalion will v nslst of men who
have s-en er'U-e In the Texs ranger
furv and also In t ie Spanish-American
ar WcNeei will be the mtijur of the
battalion He the Uttaimn lll be
res.h tor enlistment aitlun a few days
and will be compoaed of men who can
iak Spanish fluently and lio kno th
MrxUau c uiiii and the Mexican propl
Nimon to Command th Fourth.
. .'. 'uiin si .Vf.-wi.)
liAlNKfVIl.LK. Texa. April ?4 Cp-
ta '. Tyler rv. i-Ued 're toi!a to hold
the uineMile mllit.uv conipanv In rea.il-
ne to leave on liort notice s a call
mould pivbaMy he Issued anv .lay now
for the S'.tte mllma to do I orvi. r dun
I i'iientn Colonel Nmion of this city
ill li.iw .liaise of tie rrnmifnt until
the arrival of Colonel Lyon now rn rout
Ivn e from i:'irppe
FEDERALS BUBJTED NEW
LAREDO; FIRED ON
THE U S. TROOPERS
(Continued from !' Pne
'nvn'i went into a tin with i result of
....r..i lennii3 seen to fall Several
Miniiii ts were msde to hicv up
: xuuii end of the international bridge
a. i.l a sharpshooter on top 01 me wa-
ter lower at the plant killed one man
seen to al proach th bridge Another
in. in who tried to dvnamit the Mexican
ii J of t.u rallro.il bridge ma shot and
Killed by American soldier stationed on
Halt rv A of the thin! field art. Here
v is ordered to lake station at th Kort
M Iniosh reservation but it mas scam
seen that there wa nothing for them to
After sll.n Ing the fir of the Mexican.
I art of the ninth infantry ws withdrawn
fr un the river front Ihe remainder still
g.irdmg the border st tin hour 4
O ' loci.
Humors thnt some American soldier
m.r aounded proved to b without
foundation and that no shots struik the
central part of the city Colonel Crane
cf li.e moth infantry informed (he rep-
r. s. nl itiv . ..f the Associated ITess that
a rigid jairol of lie city pertloularly
the h.isini section and the American
reMden.e section would he kept and that
evti i pre. autlon mould be taken to pre-
vent outrages by anv of the refugees miio
might be so Inclined.
The general opinion of the Mexican
population here especially of those mho
sam- tiieir property mhlch they had aban-
doned last night destroyed wilfully by
tie Mexican federals is loudly pro-
nounced and that Is that it was a man-
ton a t of vandalism without excuse or
Qult Ha Ensud.
The machine gun platoon of the ninth
Ir'ar.Ty which was on its may to the
rifle range seven miles from th city
mus on the heights at the time of the ex-
plosion which blew up the American con-
sulate and after learning what the trou-
ble wa returned to the post and was held
ihere for -'piers.
A battalion of the ninth. In addition to
the r-gular guard at the bridges was sent
1u the river front but m-a soon recalled
as mere mas nothing for them to do.
Tli' -e i).e repeated firing w hich ma
heatd by citixens of Laredo turned out
to he exploding cartridges in the various
fire whi- h burned all the lrracKs.
The f:rt fire of the Mexicans from
t h -1 r retreating trtun wa not answered
to the American soldiers but later a
I rorlv of Mexicans which apparently wag
j atfnipur.g to blow up the railroad bridge.
fired on a detachment of the ninth in-
I fantry and the fin mai returned driving
I them away With the ex-eption of the
I imo men said to have been killed mhile
Attempting to set fire to the bridges
there vvere no reported casualties among
the .Mi Xban-'. and there was not even a
wound on the part of the Americans
U. S. Consulate Destroyed.
Tonight the fires are still burring furi-
ously several new fires have been set
sin. e aundomn and from time to tim a
new fire Is reported indicating that the
Mexicans are ttlll employed in their mork
of destruction. Among the buildings al-
ready destroyed are the American con-
sulate the postnftlce the munlttpaJ
lullding the various barracks. In dif-
lerent parts of the city the customa
house the market hall the Concordia
theater the flour m il. the railroad sta-
tion and many private residences among
them some of the finest in the town. The
fire d d not reach the river front sac at
a few places and th only place blown
up was the American consulate which
evidently was the first place fired
Tonight there Is a definite feeling of
uneasiness among the cltisen. although
ihe ninth infantry I patrolling the
streets aided by the local militia com-
pany the Milmo rifles which responded
to a caJI from Mayor McComb. and have
been on duty since the beginning of the
exodus yesterday. At the two bridges th
guards have ben doubled as It Is be-
lieved an attempt will be made to blow
up both bridge. A guard of th ninth
infantry is stationed at a ford a mile
above the camp knomn a Indian croas-
irg. and the remainder of the regiment is
ordered to remain within the camp sub-
ject to calls for special duty. The troop
of the fourteenth cavalry is also In camp
as well as the batery of artillery.
Officers Wearing Sidcarm.
The officers are wearing their sidearms
by crder of Colonel Crane commanding
th ninth Decause nf a conversation of
10m: Mexicans which was overheard by
an American the other night in whicu
one of the Mexicans sugtfeUel that' it
would be a rood idea to 'pick i.:'f" 'ho
ofl'cer as they wandered about tho
streets at nigh'. A hum guard with
Cap.ain Sanders of the '(fxas liang.rj
as captain. Hirvey JefTries as first lle-i-tenart
and Y.'lll Mayes as second lleu-
Uliant waa formed thl afternoon K5
Americans signing the rolls. Much anxi-
ety Is manifested among the citlsens
who believe the rumors that th Mexi-
can are corning back and attack the
town although the army officers do not
place much credence In the report. L'p
to the present the town i quiet despite
the constant patrolling of the streets.
The mayor ordered all saloons closed
soon after the burning of Nueeo Laredo
began and tonight the picture shows hut
For Weakness and Loss of AppetMa
TU Old SuDditnl general siren tarsia toale.
(JKOVF. TA8TELEWS cblll TONIC litis M
Usatrls sod builds ap the system. A true toale
and sure ApUser. Car sSnHs ad cklldna. Mc.
GO TO BORDER
Llht Guards and Cavalry
Bos2d lor BrowQSYllIe.
rriiadi tad res Ottheresl ftt
Statioa Iridty KirM to Bid
With hausdkarchiefs waring- aad cheers
resouadln;. the saembera of th Hs-
toa light Ouard aad cavalry troop A
departed from th union atatioa headed
for BroworrlU Friday vaing at I
o'clock. Mingled with the cheers of the
rekithr and friends of th boys la khaki
there war a few tear a mothers real-
ising probably better than th youngsters
themlve th aeriouwiesa of th occa-
sion bad tawir sons good by. Parent.
Maters aad sweethearts kissed their loved
one farewell Xha acene mas typical all
of th feature coincident with th call
to arms being present.
The man in uniform did not fall to eon
ceal their excltmnt and happiness and
th belief that they war going to are
aom real servlc.
Th instructions to move to Brownsville
wer received in a telegram from Adju-
tant General Hutrhlngs lat Friday after-
noon. An earlier dispatch advised the of-
ficer of each troop to prepare and en-
train together upon tne receipt of order
latter th commander wr advtaed to
get together as many men a they could
and leave by special train th rallrvad
having been Instructed to make provision
t tht ffect. Captain John K. fcdmund-
son. in command of cavalry troop A im-
mediately sent order to Ins men and
within lea thaa an hour it rpondd
and appeared with their equipment at
the t'nlon station
Th work of loading bagag ma also
completed within a short space of time.
The railroad however had not been able
to 'mas provision for s special train and
II became rssresaary for the men to wail
until the departure of th regular train
at I o clock. Several member of th
troop cam In from Texas City and other
points during the evening end Joined the
company and everything mas In readiness
at train time
In the n.eanmhile Captain Pallas Mat-
thems mas gathering the members of the
Houston Light Guard together at th
armory and about T it o'clock thy
marched to the station followed by th
cheer of the peopl who had leamed of
their ordered departure and were at the
armory to se thsra off.
Ktabls for Boys.
At tho station a large crowd of rela-
tive and friend of the soldiers were
gathered to hid them Godspeed and
thoughtful mot hen and father brought
package of sandwich and other eat-
able along. Many of the men having
had r.n time to take their evening meal.
The occasion took on u serious aspect
when fi tun cam for loading the am-
munition. Box upon box containing
round of ammunition wer stacked In
the baggage car. A bystandar Jokingly
inquired whether they mere "blanks. '
and tho qutok reply was. "It's not target
practice this time " The officer wer
notified thnt hor would b awaiting
them at lrownviile. having been orderd
(hipped thfie earlier in the day
Shortly bvfoi I o'clock th order wer
given that vrrylhing mas In raJlnes.
anl thl ierIM wa sounded. A last
good bye. a clinging embrace and the
train of three cats and baggage began
to move A mighty cheer arose a each
car passed l y and soon the train passed
out of sight leaving a crowd of people
oa tho piatlorKi.
Are Seeking Recruits.
N ordeis meie received by Squadron
Adjutant First Lieutenant Robert F.
Penn from Adjutant General Hutrhlngs
to lakt up th mork of recruiting nigh
to full war strength. He will be at the
armory at IOCS Travis street from 11
a. m. to 1 p. in. every day to enlist re-
cruits preference being given to honor-
ably discharged men of the troop.
Kquipment is to be furnished by the ad-
Troop A had the honor of winning th
rifle contest .1 Camp Mabry last sum-
mer in which tout men from each troop
or company competed. The officers of
the troop a well a the officer of th
Houston Lfeht Guard are all expert
Puiing the alternoon a moving picture
operator l epre.RH ting a Houston concent
took ploturts of the trooper while they
were awultir.g Ihe departure of the
Members of Troop A.
The members of troop A who departed
Friday are: Captain John K. Edmund-
son Jr . comr.andlng; First Lieutenant
F.iy K. Blount; Second Lieutenant Berry
P Mann First Sergeant Lloyd Clark
(juartt rmater Sergeant James M
Thmron: Flr:l Lieutenant Sergeant J.
M n.ites. G. U Seigeant John A Holly;
Stable Stn.-eant J. M. Miller; Mess Ser-
geant Charles 11. Vaughan; Corporals
Joseph I'. Ilipl.-y. Gerald D. Fox. Fred
J Martin. Monroe M. Presley. Herman
Wellman. O uk J. A. F.stes; Second Cook
Boycs Baskin; First Trumpeter William
.1 Barbiwh; second Trumpeter Calmelet;
Saddler Hansom Blalock; Wagoner Eu-
gen Freeman; Horseshoer William
Campa; Private George E. Brooks.
Claude H. Hurt. Joseph Dear Donald
l; Piltz. Wllh T. Dungan Thomas A.
Kggcrt. Frank Gazette. Clarence. E. Gen-
frv. Krnest U'. Goolsby. Archie Houser.
Steve .1 J.iohoski. Albert R. Jennings.
Hurry Landirk Owen W. McOarr Cecil
MeGinnls. Norman Noraman. Kinney
I'ostura. Wisjiliord A. Pope. Chester H.
Fullm. Harold Sterling Albert D. Stea-
gtil Farl Srnnn. Andrew Wall. Duncan
B. Wilkerson Kugene Darrough Claude
C Strickland. Charles Smith Carey A.
Woods. Austin Davis. James A. Brace-
well. Sylvan A. Smith. Henry Q. Taylor
Mark T. Sisson. Barney F. Brown
Scott. Sceberger. Carl Harm reported
but was injured while loading baggage
end in t"il I ome.
Houston Light Guard: Captain Dallas
J. Matthews commanding; First Lieu-
tenant George It. Bringhurst Jr.; Second
Lieutenant Jmues Weston Meek; First
Sergeant H. M. Pasche; QuarUrmastsr
Sergeant E. O. Dart; Sergeant F. M.
Dyer. J. B Jones. H. DeWItt Mors Jr.;
CorporaU Wilbur II. Bevln. H. L. Ben-
nett. IL R. Ratcliif. Wlr Bringhurst
Theodore Drowning; Cook Harry J.
Harmer; Privates G. D. Bear W. H.
Taft. Courtney Hutchinson B. R. Allsn.
Tom Tarver. Sam Levy. Ed C. Morse
George K. Moral. A. B. Puree Shannon
Tllley Weary. Walker Buckman. Blrken-
feld. Collinghain. Delsell. Dodd Ellis.
Klliott. Gray. Grifrith. Hanson. Hunter
Hughe. Hi.ev Jirnigan K op pel. Lens
Morgan. Nlday. Nobl. Orerstrwet Cole-
man Rene.au UicharrUon Emmet Welch
Edgar Welch Meador.
COLQUITT REPORTED TO GARRISON.
Plan ef Co operation of Mllltla snd U. S.
Troops en Bordsr Not Prfctd.
(Attociaiid Press Report.)
WASHINGTON'. April J4. Oovernor
Colquitt telegraphed Secretary Garrison
tonight tin. t in had ordered It compa-
nies of Ttxas infantry a detachment of
cavalry and a oattery of artillery to
Brownsville to aid In protecting the State
Earlier In the night Governor Colquitt
had asked the war department what
steps were being taken to meet what he
regarded as a grave situation on the bor-
der. Secretary Garrison replied that a
brigade t' infantry and several batteries
of artillery were being sent to Join the
commstid nf Brigadier General Blls who
was dealing wlih th problem.
During the day th department had
under i on.sld.untlon a plan of allowing
tho Texas militiamen to aid In patrol
work by assigning them to a particular
portion of the border. After receiving
the second niessag tonight Secretary
Garrison raid h would not mak a de-
cision in the matter until he found just
what the governor intended to do.
Colondo Militia Scattered
Strikers Without Fight
I r (
Zimtv sid 'Ajjwilap Captured in
Bloodless Skirmiih aad Adrance
oa Ludlow Colony
Asntitlti Frtst JtryeW.)
TRINIDAD Colo.. April 14. State
trooix under command of Adjutant Gen-
t ral John Chaa tonight advanced toward
Ludlow after occupying Linn and Agullar
without resistance by the waning atrik-
era At Aguiiar the militiamen released
th company men imprisoned In the Em-
plr and Southwestern min aince
wdnady. All th prionrs. Including
J. W. Slpi. president of th Southwest-
ern Fuel company were said to be un-
harn.cd. The whereabouts of the strikers who
suddenly abandoned their plan of resist-
ing tho troop at Lynn waa not definitely
known. It generally wa believed how-
ever thnt they executed the maneuvers
begun early In th day and massed their
force la th black hills two mile north
Th bioodlM capture of the striker'
capital at Agullai was effected several
houi after a brict skirmish near Bunker
Hill on thj way from Walsanburg. This
fitfht was between an advance force of
about TO mounted militiamen and a party
of strikers. Afttr a brisk exchange of
shot with ti casualties repotted the
striker retreateu. The main body of
State troops soon afterward reached
Lynn. No striker wer found thre or
PRESIDENT M'LKNNAN RELEASED.
N Charge Agalast District Mlnr'a
President In Denver Court.
(A utciatti Press Refurl
DENVER. Colo. April 14 John Mc
Lennan district president of the United
Mine Worker of America. hld by the
State mllltla under Major P. J. Hamrock
near Ludlow mas ordered released today
by Lieutenant Governor S. K Fitxgerrald.
There mas no charge against McLennan
and therefore said Fitxgerrald "no rea-
son for holding him."
Numerous conferences today result.!
In an Informal agreement for a true In
th strike district. It wa announced to
give opportunity for public excitement
to subside. It wa said that strike lead-
era would us their influence to restrain
their follower and Lieutenant Governor
Fltigerrald mad It plain that the militia
waa In th strlk son merely to maintain
order and would not take the offensive.
(Continued from Page One )
the bridges to prevent their destruction
by any one on that side
Secretary Garrison received the follow
ing report from Brigadier General Bllaa
of a telephone conversation between Gen-
eral Bliss and the commanding officer at
"At 10 JO a m . J car of federal sol-
diers .-am into Nuevo Laredo. At I
o'clock several explosions blew up the car
shops customs house flour mill and other
building. At 2 30 a detachment of cav-
alry moved slowly west from town. Think
they were the destructive party. Colonel
Crane moved tmo battalion" into Laredo
city to satisfy cttiiens and protect th
A later dispatch from General Bliss
"During evacuation of Nuevo Laredo our
patrol at the railway bridge was fired on.
Fire mas returned and Mexican disap-
peared. I think there 1 no significance
In thl Instance."
BRITISH AID AMERICAN REFUGEES.
Thre Hawsllan Steamer Authorized to
Land 200 Persons at Galveston.
(Associated Press Refort.1
WASHINGTON. April 21 -Reporting
to the navy department from Vera Crux
under date of 4:23 today. Admiral Badger
"Following received from the captain
of the British cruiser Berwick at Puerto
" "There are now about 200 American
refugees on board three Hawaiian steam-
era anchored off breakwater. They have
not sufficient food to take refugees to
nearest American port. Would suggest
that I supply each of them with suffi-
cient food to take them to Galveston and
will. If you give necessary authority give
them instructions to leave forthwith for
The navy department announced that
the three steamers referred to were sup-
posed to he the Texan Pakotan and Ore-
gonlan. Secretary Panlels aaid he had
wired Admiral Badger "the necessary
authority" and that the refugees would
b- sent at once to Galveaton.
Admiral Badger's report continued:
"Reports received from Yucatan Indi-
cate considerable number of refugees at
Progreso. Frontera and other ports. Will
charter steamer Monterey and hold her
here as refugee depot ship until rilled.
Steamer Mexico filled with refugees
numbering about 600 and will sail for
Galveston today or tomorrow."
PEACEFUL AT JUAREZ.v
Carranza Wants Peac With United
States Said Villa nd Peculera.
(Associated Press Report.)
EL PASO. Texas April 24. The inter-
national political situation cleared great-
ly today as effecting the status of the
rebel government and that of the United
States This city and Juarez were quiet.
A long note from Secretary Bryan to
Carranza was transmitted through
Juarez to Chihuahua tonight.
General Francisco Villa who arrived
at Juarex yesterday and repeated his
declaration that he would not he drawn
Into a war with the United States.
Villa said' Carranza's note had been
misunderstood and that the firt chief
wa as friendly as he was to the United
Roberto V. Pesqulera and other Car-
ransa representatives here said an idio-
matic expression In commftn use in
Mexico mas literally Interpreted In the
translation of Carranza' note to Secre-
tary Bryan last Wednesday.
The translation made Carranza sav
that he desired to avoid war with the
United States "until" today.
As a matter of fact the expression
meant that although his friend the
United States had done a wrongful act
and had thereby Injured a friend (Car-
ranxa) lie desired to avoid a war and
always would desire to avoid it" ex-
MOBS INCREASE IN MEXICO CITY.
Situation Becoming More Alarming for
(Associated Press Report.)
VERA CRUZ. April 24 The situation
In the capital daily 1 becoming more
alarming for Americans according to
refugees who arrived here today. The
mobs In the streets are Increasing they
said. They confirmed the report that
rifles and rapid fire guns that recently
were permitted to reach the embassy
had been seized by order of President
Huerta and state that a house to house
search had been begun for arms.
GENERAL DAVIS NOW IN COMMAND.
In ChsrflB While Oenersl Funston Is on
(Houston Post Special.)
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command of Brigadier General Thomas
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being made for a ipilck breaking of camp
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REINFORCEMENTS TO EL PASO.
Trslnioad From Fort Sam Houston Ar-
rived Early Todsy
(Houston Post Specnl.)
EL PASO Texas April 24 The first
of the military reinforcements ordered
to El Paso by the war department will
arrive here after midnight from San An-
tonio. The train of reinforcements will
comprise battery B third field artillery'
composed of 1&0 men and four three-
Inch field pieces. The troops are travel-
ing in two sections because of the Im-
mense number of horses belonging to the
battery and the large amount of para-
phernalia. The battery Is commanded by Captain
Frederick B. Henncssy First Lieutenant
John H Hammond and LJeuteanant Her-
bert R. Odell.
The other relnforcessents which are
being sent to El Paso from San Fran-
cisco will not arrive In El l"aso until
Sunday. The sixth snd tmeltlh regi-
ments of Infantry are due to reach here
The military Is still maintaining its
forces in the city camps established
Thursday night. The patrols mounted
guard on the city street as usual to-
night and the name strict vlgjlance Is be-
The battery with Its guns covering
Juarez are still encamped on the heights
near the reservoir.
The additional troops of the thirteenth
cavalry brought here Thursday night
from Columbus. X. M. will be retained
indefinitely. The troops are encamped
near Hart's mill where they can easily
lord the Rio Grande st th dam If an at-
tack on Juares is given.
CANAL ZONE ON WAR FOOTING.
Colonel Goathal Placed Armed Patrol at
All Vulnersbl Point.
(Associated Press Report.)
PANAMA. April 24 George W.
Gnethals governor of the Panama Canal
zone today issued orders placing the
canal zone on a strict war footing. He
Instructed Major Qerhardt commanding
the tenth infantry to send two com-
panies of infantry to patrol the Oatun
locks and one each for duty at the Ftrn
Flores and Pndro Miguel lock. The sol-
dier were given 100 rounds of ammuni-
tion each and will camp near th lock.
The operating machinery of all the
locks will be ecurely locked and the keys
placed in the possession of Colonel
Artillery Officer to QrVton.
(Associated Press Reftrt.)
FORT SILL Ok.. April 24 Five of-
ficers of the fourth field artillery who
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have been at Fort Sill attending the
school of fire. Friday received orders to
Join their command at Galveston at once
rhe officer are: Captain Brooater Cap-
tain Kllburn Lieutenants McMaysr. Hol-
llngsants and Wrona.
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many men as possible and lav for
Brownsville at one. The company expects
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