Monday, December 02, 2013

"Firearms Are Taken From The Americans...."

   Douglas, Ariz., April 30.--A dozen or more Americans lost their firearms when Ysidro Escobosa raided Huepac, Sonora, and adjacent territory. In spite of protests their guns and every round [Continued on page two] of ammunition they had were taken from them.

   Among those who suffered in this manner from the rebels were Tom Lawton, of Cananea, and Fred Lintner, of Milwaukee, both of whom are well known here. A.R. Dickson, of this city, was also visited, it is said, but had no firearms.

   Escobosa told the Americans that he would respect their lives and all property save firearms which he had to have.

   Within the last two weeks more than 100 unemployed Mexicans, suspected of being connected in some way with the Douglas revolutionary junta, have left the city, partially through the efforts of the city police and partially through fear of arrest by United States secret service men.
[El Paso Herald, El Paso, Texas, April 30, 1912. Pgs. 1 & 2]

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