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THIRTY-NINTH YEAR NO. 232
SALEM, OREGON, MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1916
CAR SHORTAGE TO
REMAIN WITH US
AT I OF RflA
iii ii ill vi iiui;
Commission Makes Volumi
ous Report and Some
RAILROAD IS ASKED TO 1
SAY WHAT IT WILL DO
Is Given Twenty Days To Do
This Nothing Doing
Until Then ,
The Public Service commission has
rnde public the result of its investiga
tion or the Intolerable car shortage and
its suggestions as to a remedy. The
southern Pacific took the ground that
it had plenty of cars for normal cou
; ditions, and that it was uuablo to get
'. curs sent east returned. The commission
1'i'ints out that the present conditions
were foreseen by the commission and
. the attention of the S. P. called to them
in October of last year. It was urged to
. take steps to prevent the present condi
tions, but did nothing.
it appears from the roads showing it
in not lack of finances that has prevent
ed it building more cars for in the last
futir years, besides pnyinir six uer cent
! dividends, it lins created a surplus of
The commission points out that the
! F.vstem of car distrioutiou is faulty, and
- unit snippers aro negligent about load
; ing cars. .
The report contains many tables, and
hIiows that the Southern Pacific has
. jicver paid any attention to the recom
wendiitions of the commission, and has
-Jiuide little effort to relieve the nituft-
' tion. The company flatly denied that
Oregon is being discriminated against
in favor, of California, but its own fig
ures show most conclusively that it has
done so, and undoubtedly is still doing
After a full review of the situation
, in which it is disclosed the Southern
l'acifie has done nothing whatever to
relieve conditions the commission in con
"The question of the opening of the
. Portland gateway to northern routes
wtis brought up as a measure which
would afford relief. In this regnrd, the
company announced that while it was
-: believed it was doubtful if such action
vnuld have, any considerable bearing on
the question here under consideration,
Jin interchange of this kind was looked
upon with favor and negotiations for
lliat purpose were now under way.
'This action on the part of the re-
. siondent is a eonercto illustration of
the desire, which was so apparent
; throughout this investigation, to eo-
. operate in the solution of this Droblum
The commission takes this opportunity
. to tender to the company any nssist-
nno.o it may be able to lend in this be
"In view of the earnest, desire mnnl
fested by the carrier to co-operate with
; the commission and the shippers in the
; fcolution of this problem, no formal n.
; tion will be taken at this time other
. than tho submission to the company for
.their consideration and acceptance, or
. rejection, of the following suggestions
, and recommendations:
. "1.. That active steps be taken by
; the company to compel the return of
their'equipment from connecting linos
; within a reasonable time, and if under
Tiie present rules they are without re-
Th' result o' th' straw vote taken
nt th' saw mill this uiornin' showed
three undecided, seven .evasive, nine
ii i m iiii m it t a 1 an one fer two dollars.
37:s. Tilfotd Moots, who wuz throws
from her horse in Saturdav night's pe
rr.de, is rcstin' some, worse t'day, but
is still fer Hughes.
n't zht-fc g- taoin un un unnn
Farm Journal Takes
Poll; Wilson Leads
by a Large Majority
Now York, Oct. 3(WThe Farm Jour
nal lias announced tho result of a straw
vote it has been taking on the presi
ilontlal election. Wilson runs practical
ity 2 to 1 ns against Hughes in the poll.
esTne figures are as follows:
' Wilson 1494, Hughes 737, Benson
O The poll was taken as the result of
l brief paragraph in the Farm Journal
5 sking its readers to express their pref
3 rence. No post cards or letters were
5 ent out, anil so every vote is a volun
M jry indication of how country people
fel about the election. Voting has been
toing on for some four or five weeks.
FUTURE OF LABOR
Mr. Hughes Again Calls At
tention to Conditions After
By Perry Arnold.
(I.'nited Press etnff correspondent.)
. Kast Liverpool, Ohio, Oct. 30 Ten
thousand assembled in the open air to
hear Nominee Hughes vigorously de
clare today that "the American work
iiigmnn is not to be deluded by the sug
gestion that we now have a satisfactory
prosperity" and quoted Edward II. Hur
ley, chairman of tho federal trade com
mission, to back his prediction that Am
erica must redouble her efforts if she it
successful to compete with Europe aft
er the wur. It was a direct answer to
President Wilson's Cincinnati soeech.
"The present cumpaign Is an import
ant one." Hughes asserted; "because it
involves the future of American labor.
The American workingman is not to be
deluded with the suggestion that we now
have satisfactory prosperity. He has a
memory that reaches back of the condi
tions created by the European war. It
was only 20 months ago when we had
( hundreds of thousands, of unemployed
worKingmen inrougnout me uinu.
Hughes' entire speech was a direct
reply to President Wilson's declaration
in a speech at Cincinnati urging Amer
ican business men not to fear for pros
perity after the war. irst of all, he
declared that $'J.OOO,00O,OO0 of exports
represented almost exclusively the de
mand created bv the European war.
Continuing, he said he desired to
"commend to the serious attention of
those who speak for a business policy,"
the words in a recent speech at New
York bv Ldward M. Hurlev, chairman
of the federal trade commission, whicl
supported Hughes' own assertions thai
America would face a reorganized E
"This is such a plain proposition,'
Hughes said, "that 1 was amazed the
(Continued on page five.)
course, a determined effort be made to
have such rules amended.
"2. That arrangements be made to
move nil company material possible dur
ing times when no car shortage exists.
'3, That immediate action toward
acquiring an adequate wupply of new
equipment, especially box and flat cars,
and necessary motive power, be taken.
"4. That a car distribution bureau
in charge of an officer with authority
to act, and supplied with a sufficient
force to handle the situation, be estnb
lished at Portland, Oregon, or an equal
ly advantageous point, at once. Bv
sufficient force" is contemplated not
only clerical and other assistance neces
sary to handle the office work in all its
details, but a corps of inspectors, or spe
cinl agents, who will continually be in
the field, lending assistance wherever
possible, and Keeping the bureau sup
plied with first hand information as to
the conditions existing.
'a. That the proper steps be taken
to insure routing instructions, where
necessary, being delivered immediately
upon cars being spottedand to prevent
the placing of more curs than can be
loaded within a reasonable time.
"C. That necessary steps be taken to
prevent loaded cms remaining on sid
ings after the passage of the first local
freight train in the direction in which
tho shipment is to move.
"7. That all interstate demurrage
rates be increased to the basis of intra
state rates, and that all free time on
interstate export shipments, after th
first S days be abolished.
"(t. That rules and regulations be es
tablished which will prevent discrimina
tion in the furnishing of cars due to tin
manipulation of car orders.
"W. That the discrimination now ex
isting between Oregon and California
industries be removed nt once.
"The Southern l'acifie company will
be required to indicate to the commis
sion within 20 days from and after the
service of a copy hereof upon it, what
action will be luken in regard to the
suggestions and recommendations above
set forth. Jurisdiction will be retained
herein bv the commission for the pur
pose of such further consideration and
action as mnv be deemed proper.
"Dated nt Knlem, Oregon, this 2Stl
dav of October, 1010.
"prnuc SERVICE COMMISSION
"By Thos. K. Campbell,
"Frank J. Miller,
"H. H. C'orev,
"Attest Edward Ostrander, Secre
THREE MILE HI .
IN FIERCE ATTACK
At Nearly Every Point On
MACKENSEN ALONE IS
Brandenburgers Cain and
Hold Position South of the
London, Oct. 30. Falkenhayn's army
has been thrown back more than three
miles by tfie Rumanians in a battle
north of Cainpoluug, said a Petrograd
The battle is continuing, the leu-
tons have been reinforced and arc des
perately couuter attacking seeking to
regain the lost ground, inner strong
Austro-German forces are attacking
northwest of Campolung-
At nearly every point on the lransyl-
vnninn border the Austro-German inva
sion seems to have been blocked. The
latest official statements from lenna
and Berlin claim some further progress
but apparently bear out Bucharest
claims that Falkeiihayn 'a offensive hak
been Btopped at least .temporarily. On
the northern front, the Teutons arc ev
erywhere being swept Daca against me
Transylvanian uoruer ann at some
places have driven across the frontier.
In Uohruilia, juacKensen's pursuit or
the retreating Husso-numnmnns con
tinues. The defeated-armies are retreat
ing toward the bend of the Danube.
' Hade Brilliant Attack.
London, Oct. 30. Berlin and Brand
enburg troops, famed for their fighting
power at erdun, launcnea one or ine
most violent counter attacks of vthe
whole Somme battle against the French
lines south of the Somme last night.
The French War office admitted this
afternoon that the Oermans penetrated
LaMaisonette term, west 01 l'eroiinc
but claimed the repulse of other heavy
The German war office reported the
capture of LaMaisonette and all the
French positions extending irom mo
farm to Biaches, together with 412 pris
oners. British gains in the fighting
north of the river were admitted at Ber
lin. All along the Transylvanian frontier
the Austro-Germans and Kumauians are
encaecd in a series of battles. The Ger
man war office announced the capture
of several hemhts southeast of the fa
mous Red Tower Pass, but conceded a
Rumanian victory Bouthweat of Szurduk
Pass, i nofficial ' reports trom retro
grad declared that Falkenhayn's forces
had been pushed bacK three nines oy tne
Rumanians north of Campolung.
In Dobrudia. a fresh battle is be
lieved imminent.' The Berlin official
statement reported that Mackensen's
pursuing detachments are now in touch
with the retreating Kusso-Jtuinunian in
fantry and cavalry.
Took '412 Prisoners.'
Berlin, via wireless to Sayville, L. I.,
Oct. 30. "South of the Somme, Ijx
Maisonette farm and French positions
extending from the farm to Biaches
were stormed in a brisk attack by in
fantry regiment 35!, composed of Ber
lin and Brandenburg soldiers, It was of
ficinllv announced this afternoon.
"The attack was efficiently prepared
by artillery and splendidly assisted by
the observation of our tlyera," con
tinned tho sttaement. "We brought in
412 prisoners including 15 officers.
'?ortIi of the Somme, many places
were under hostile fire to which we
strongly responded. The enemy during
an attack from the line of I.es Houeti
to Morvni, enlarged his place of entry
into our most advanced trench east of
I. as Bouefs southward for a small ex
tension. At all points where tliu euoiny
was aide to advance through our cur
tain fire he has been sanguinarily re
"On the eastern front. Prince Leo
pold's sector, a Russian mass attack
prepared by the strongest use of muni
tions was launched west of Pustowyty
and a short time later east of Szolov
Both attacks failed under heavy losses.
On the Archduke Carl's front, in th
forests of the Carpathians and Hungar
inn Kumniinin frontier and adjoinin
mountains the day was rainy and quiet
Only patrols were active."
Rumanians Still Retreat.
Berlin, via wireless to Snvville, L. I
Oct. 30. "The Rumanians still retreut
and their dav of reckoning is coming,'
declared Field Marshal Von Hlndenburg.
Germany's great war hero, who is pay
ing Berlin his first visit since the begin
mug of the war.
"I welcomed their entrance Into th
war." continued Hindenbnrg,' for by
it we got out of the trenches.
"The French have shown great ten
acity, but they are exterminating lives
by their present methods of fighting.
(Continued on page five.)
By Actios Pinchot
Men like Mr. Wilson on the one
band, and Hughes, Ro sevelt and
Perkins on thai other, embody in
toward . society ;
the larger con--;
is going on in ,
Means, as ' .
fr . the -tde,
that the. coun
try should b
governed by si'
small jrroup of
tell th people what to think and
whet to do, and make them do it.
Men like President Wilson seem
to me to tan for the opposite
idea that democracy, after all,
with its mistoWjes and inefficiency,
to the wiser plan, because it allows
r ccple ti. think for themselves and
leaches thm t jorm themselves
t-y governing themselves.
SUNK BY SUBMARINE
Was Sent Down Without
WarningHer Status Yet
Washington, Oct. 30. The steamer
Marina, sunk by shell fire by a German
submarine Saturday, was sent to the
bottom without warning, Consul Frost
at Queenstown cabled the state depart
ment today- .','The American embassy
later received a message trom the con-
ul confirming this statement."
-' The Marina was sunk about 3 p. m.
Saturday, 100 miles west of Cape Clear,
Frost said. Thirty-four of the crew of
101 Had been landed at Brook Haven,
he said, while lifeboats Nos. 1 and 3
In fixing the blame tor the destruc
tion of the vessel, it will be necessary
to determine the character of its char
ter. Some of the horse ships, which
have been plying between the United
States and England have been under
direct or indirect charter by the British
and French governments. In such cases
they assume the character for the time
being of admiralty vessels and are sub
ject to attack without warning.
These Questions must be, settled De-
fore it can be determined whether the
sinking o fthe Marina may again raise
the submarine issue between this coun
try and Germany. Consul Frost also
cabled today the Furness freighter
Kowaumore, Baltimore to uverpooi,
was attacked by a German submarine
and sunk while attempting to escape.
Two Americans and five Filipinos, his
cable said, were aboard.
The Rowanmorc, according to Frost 'a
report, tried for 50 minutes to escape
from the German submarine. Her steer-
inn sear was shot away and the master
brought the xessel to a stop, signalling
he was abandoning her- The submarine
continued shelling and shelled the life
boats after they had cleared. There were
no casualties, however. At 11:30 a. m.
the submarine torpedoed ' the Rowan-
more, but she did not sink until Z:.)U
m. The crew were landed at Han-
Tho two Americans on board were
George Murphy, 7049 Jefferson avenue,
Brooklyn, and Albert Messier, 42 Sharon
Frost will get affidavits trom the two
The Marina was a steel screw steamer
of 5,204 tons built in 1000 and owned
bv the Donaldson line. She flew the
British flag and was registered at Glas
gow. Bakers Will Ask for
Embargo on Wheat
Chicaao. Oct. 30. Hour will drop to
a normal price if the campaign launch
ed by the Chicago Master linkers as
sociation today is effective.
Thev are visiting each Chicago con
gressman to win hU support for an em
bargo on Hour and wneat.
No matter how strong they make
their campaign, however, few bakers
believe they will be able to induce con
gress to vote the embargo, and Taut
Schulze, one or the bakers, gives tnis
" Congressmen are influenced by the
farmers, who want the high prices,
and congress would rather see the coun
try pay famine prices for its bread than
offend the fanners."
HIGH ITIiOUR RECORD
Portland, Or., Oct. 30 Flour
was boosted another 20 cents
bv Portland dealers today, mak
ing the rate S.40 a barrel.
This is a new high record.
Bryan Campaigning in Home
State for President
CLAIMS ITS A LANDSLIDE
Hughes Speaking in Ohio
Willcox Expects Demo
Lincoln, Neb., Oct- 30. V.r. J. Bryan
is todnv campaigning over the state of
Nebraska, this morning having begun
his week's tour for prohibition. Drys
of both parties for state office and for
President Wilson. The next big fight,
he declared at Fullerton, where he spoke
shortly before noon, will be for national
prohibition and he declared he will be
in the thick of the fray and will bat
tle to have, the national democratic par
ty in favor'of making the nation dry.
Bryan has so far made no statement
regarding the charges made by Senutor
Lodge relative to the president's alleged
plan to send a supplementary note along
' . 1- iL. T . .. xA .... .1
wim tuts jLuaiiniiin. uuio .u uci ninny niiu
the subsequent resignation of Bryan
from tho cabinet. Whether he will do
so later is considered doubtful.
Bryan is devoting about half his time
to the support of the prohibition amend
ment to the Nebraska constitution and
to urging the wiping out of party lines
and electing dry the "driest of the
dryB" to the state legislature regard
less of party affiliations. Tho latter
part of his speeches deal with national
issues, defending President- Wilson's
policies and branding Hughes as a reac
tioaary whose nomination was dictated
by the old guard. ';'. ' '
Claim Landslide. t
Chicago, Oct. 30. President Wilson
will have majorities in Illinois, Ohio.
New York, Connecticut, New Jersey,
Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia,
acocrding to Vance McCormick, chair
man of the democratic national commit
tee here today for a party conference.
Indiana can. also be regarded as a Wil
son state, he said, "
. This statement is tn contradiction to
that given out recently by Frank H
Hitchcock, which claimed" all of these
states except Ohio, for Hughes.
"It looks like a landslide," McCor
mick said. "I find conditions Ml over
the country improved over what they
were when I was here two weeks ago.
New York is for tho president and for
htm big. Newspaper polls and private
advices all go to show that President
Wilson is making gains steadily." i
Hugtuoa In Ohio.
By Perry Arnold.
(United PreBS staff correspondent.)
Kast Liverpool, Ohio, Oct. 30. Can
didate Hughes rolled into Ohio today
for the windup of the republican cam
paign there. This was his second jour
ney in the Buckeye state where just
now the republicans are centering their
They are relying on Hughes to bring
a forceful message on his doctrine of
false and unnatural prosperity and on
the Adamson eight hour law.
The candidates entered the final cam
paign week supremely confident of the
ontcome of November 7- It is doubtful
if he will presont any new lines of at
tack in this home stretch period.
Hughes has 23 speeches during the
week, winding op with a mass meeting
in Madison Square Garden, New York,
Of these four are in Ohio, nine in In
diana, and 10 in New York state.
Hughes arrived here at 10:30 a. m.
and was scheduled for speeches also at
Steubenville, Zanesvillc and Columbus.
New York. Oct. 30. Republican Na
tional Chairman Willcox expects the
democrats to fire another explosive
I bomb the last two or three days of the
onmnaicn. in "a Inst desncrnte effort
to hurl doubtful states their way," ho
said today. He believes, however, that
the expected bomb will contain "damp
"in view oi tneruci mat our menus,
the enemv. have hurled charges of se
cret intrigues, border plots and other
political whatnots," anid Willcox today,
"I am expecting another bomb of like
harmless quality tho lust two or three
days of the eampuign. When it cornel
the public should bear in mind the com
plete failure of its preccdessnrs."
Willcox insisted he "had nothing
specific in mind," but "if they did it
previously they will do it again. "
Willcox radiated optimism todoy. He
said he "felt less doubt than at any
previous time," that Hughes will be the
"We can count absolutely on from
270 to 300 electronl votes," he said. "I
look for at least 310. We are gaining
every day. New York, Ohio, Illinois and
Indiana are certain to go for Hughes.
I am not so sure about Wisconsin and
I'tah, because of varying reports from
the former and because of the terrific
local fight in Utah."
SENATOR GORE SPEAKS.
' IN SALEM TUESOAYs
Thomas P. Gore, the famous
blind senator of Oklahoma, will
speak on the political issues of
the day in the armory at Salem
tomorrow, Oct. 31, at 8 p. m.
Senator Gore ia believed by
many to be the greatest plat
form orator in America at the
present time, and despite his
blindness is well informed on.
every public question. His
gifted and devoted wife travels -with
the senator always, reads
to him and keeps him in touch,
with the events of a world that
he has never seen. '
Aside from its political sig
nificance the address of Sena
tor Gore will be a treat well
worth making a special effort to
DRESS UP WEEK AND
Perfect Models Display Beau
tiful Things Imported for
The race for the most popular local
model in the big Merchants Dress Up
Week Style Show that will be staged at
tho Oregon theatre on Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday, has started. Al-
ready tho nine local girls are calling
upon their friends and letting the good
news go forth that they are in the race
and intend to win. Those nominated
arc: -Verna Cooder, Mrs. Klla Cooley,
Florence hsch, A It tiea Escb, Charity
Burleson, Mabel West, Mrs. Grace Pink
inton, Marie Breitenstoin aud Pnscilla
Of courso the stores who have nomi
nated theso young' women will all ex
pect their nominee to win tho title and
the prize and they are going to stand
solidly behind their favorites. It is a
matter of prido and each of the many
establishments who are taking part in
tills -big co-operative exhibition, intend
to see that their young lady nominee
is declared the Winner by large odds.'
- By tomorrow night all of the mer
chandise for tho Stylo Show will have
arrived. Several of the local merchants
who are participating have received
word from eastern houses that the ex
press was bringing the very latest ideas
in late fall and early winter styles to
bo secured from America's foremost
designers. All of the local stores have
made special efforts to secure the very
finest showing of merchandise that it
was possible and here, again will pride
take the leading role In the success of
the style show.
You see, it. is like this. Each mer
chant naturally wants his merchandise
to appear to the best advantage in the
eyes of the public. Thev all know that
the Oregon theatre will be packed for
the three days of the Style Show. And
they know that each merchant will have
an equal show. So, it is un to the mer
chandise. That is why all of the local
stores are making such efforts to bring
in the very finest merchandise it is
possiblo to sccuro. Think what all this
means to the ladies of Salem. All of the
merchandise brought in will be kept for
sale. It will give Salem ladies a wider
and better variety of the very latest
modish garments than could be seen in
any of the large cities on the coast. No
doubt there will be a rush to the stores
immediately after tho Style Show to se
curo the many beautiful, yet inexpens
ive garments that will be worn by the
Besides showing gowns, dresses, suis,
coats, shoes, hats, etc., etc., the models .
...in ..i...... .nn.A...iu nj ;.,...t... rri.:uil
part of the show is in itself a big
drawing card. Local jewelers have set
up pieces of rare beauty and wofth
which will adorn oua of the models at
tho show on Wednesday, Thursdny and
The professional models arrived last
evening and rehearsals for tho show
will commence this afternoon, although
most of the local girls have been re
hearsing privately for several days past.
"They arc doing fine the Merchant's
Style Show will be an artistic success"
was the comment Manager Allen had
to offer on the local models.
Frofti every standpoint the Dress Up
Week show will outshine any style show
held in Oregon this season. The stage
settings will be especially constructed.
The young women have been more thor
oughly rehearsed ana the snow nas neen
in contemplation and preparation long
er than any show held in Oregon. "And
it will be toe best show that nas Deen
produced in tho state," added Mr. Al
len. Join the fun. Pick out one of the lo
cal models as your favorite. Start out
and make a campaign in her interests.
Help her win. Do your part to make
this feature of Dress Up Week a suc
GERMAN AIR FIwHTER KILLED
Berlin, via wiroless to Sayville, L,
L. Oct. 30. The death of Captain
Hoelcke, Germany's greatest air hero,
was confirmed by the semi-official
news nifencv today.
During an engagement Saturday
Boelcke collided with another aeroplane
and died as he landed behind the Ger
man lines. The day before he had shot
down his fortieth hostile aeroplane.
Small favors are thankfully received
and often nnthnnkfully remembered.
" ' as
Part of Garrison Fled, Others
. Fired Shot or Two Before
PUTS TROOPS ON TRAINS
AND STARTS FOR SOUTH
. I 1ST
Attack On Jiminez With Its
Big Garrison Will Be -
El Paso, Texas, Ocf. 30. The town
of Santa Rosalia, about 80 miles south
of Chihuahua City, is in the hands of
Villistas bandits today, while the main
force of Villistas on three trains is mov
ing southward toward Jiminex and Par
ral, according to reports made today
United States department agents. and to-
mining companies representatives here.
The occupation of the town took place
Saturday with little bloodshed.
As the v llhstas approached Santa Ro
salia part of the garrison fled to the
hills. The others fired a few shots at
the bandits and followed. Colonel Fern- ,
aiidez commanded the Villistas, reports
in Juarez stated.
Leaving a small occupation force in
Santa Rosalia,-the main body of Vil- '
listas marched south of the point where
the railway was cut and, boarding three
captured trains, pulled out for the south,
according to details received by the San
ta Mosana springs company, an Amer
ican owned company with offices here.
Military men here expect aa attack
upon Jiminex within a short time. - The
iirrisan there numbers several thousand.
i, facto government troops under cou
niauil of the Arriets brother. .The import-nt
town of Parrol has heavy Car-,
ranzista 'garrison under General Luis -Hcrrera,
a former Villiuta general, who
accepted amesty from the de-facto rov-,
ernment. Villa has promised to capture
Parral and execute ; Herrera with his
own hands. . . -
, Revolutionists nre becoming more ac
tive in the state of Sonora. General F
Elias Calles, military governor, of that '
state, here on his way to Mexico City
"for".. conference with First Chief Car
rnnza, 'narrowly escaped death ifhea the
train on which he was a pamtenger paia
ed over a dynamite bomb on its way la
the border. A freight train following
tin: iuo0vTugirr imiu nan uiuwn ujr.
' Two American 'pegroes, now being
held in Juarez jail 'following their ar
rest uy a vBrrttiizisin -patrol wm oe sens
to Chihuahua City for trial. - They n
made prisoners by the Carranzieta lute
yesterday, eight miles south of here.
United States state department officials
are investigating the affair.. The pris
oners claim they were shooting rabbits
and when the Carranzistas opened fir
they fled to an adobe house. The Mex
icans followed, 'overpowered and robbed
them and carried them into Juarez.
Mexican de facto officials declare the
negroes were Yiring on the patrol
Cnrranzista Consul Setrriano Brave
announced today that Mexican de facto
troops had re-occupied Santa Ysabet, 30
miles west of Chihuahua City, used as a,
base by Pancho Villa until tho bandits
moved southward. There was no fieht-
ng as the baidits had departed from th
town. - :
An official bulletin from Chihuahua
City announced the de facto troops had
captured and executed Roasaria Garcia,
Vlllista chief, and three men bearing
letters to Villa signed by Colonel Regan.
Consul Hrnvo exhibited a telegram
dated Saturday declaring Santa Bosabav
had not yet been attacked. Mining men
here say they do not believe Villa oc
cupied the town, but merely passed
through on bis way south. ,
Deserters from Villa, impressed at
Cusihuirinchic, brought the first def
inite information of the strength and
condition of the bandits. On October 12.
when the deserters escaped Villa had
2,0110 men fully armed and an additional
1,800, but they were unarmed. '
Ai; ( usihuiriacluc by seizing residents
and holding them for ransom, Villa ob
tained $500, which was paid immediate
ly to his men, who were complaining of
receiving no pay. Many soldiers were
ucrompnuying the bandit chief unwil
lingly, under guard.
night and Tues
day rain; Increas
gale force along
tho north coust.