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 - a WOMEN AID REBEL CAUSE Mexican Amazons right...
a WOMEN AID REBEL CAUSE Mexican Amazons right in Banks or Act at Foragers DM RIO Tex November 8 Women of Mexico are playing a prominent part In tho welfare of the southern republic olther as soldaderas foraging successfully for thotr men folk In the armlet or occasionally as actual fighters Many women have left their homes rather than to remain alone and a few of them have gone under Are frorn motives of revenge In the siege now In progress at Monterey a valued member of General Pablo Oontalos constitutionalist command Is Senorita Maria Sanchez said to be wealthy Castlllan whose brother was shot by a federal regular She left a luxurious home and begged permission to repJaco her brother Recently at Monclova a son of 8enora Plmenlal of tha - t city had been sentenced to be shot The mother It was said entered the Federal Jail by stealth and stabbing two guards released her hoy and both escaped to the Constitutionalists headquarters at Hermnnos In the Federal ranks there Is bid the story of the wife of an officer who led the rebels Into an ambuscade at Puertal Farmoni and though - llred on - by the angered rebels galtoped througlv tho lines1 to her husbands - side When less than a month agoi the Federal army of General Maas oocu - pled the Constitutionalists provisional apltal at Pledras Nogras soldaderas gusrded the wagon trains which heir skill as foragers had supplied One of - the famous women fighters is Benora Aon7a Allnls who recently surrendered to the Huerta Harrison In - Juarez and was pardoned by th Government Shs Is ths wlf of former Mftderlsta rommandsr and developed as a leader In the revMi against Madero One night at tho heftd C a ptked band uh rrxjc int - o luarer held ip the pollen station look all available nrms and escapfd to the hills She remained at the h4aU of her troop several months and contended had for misconduct the him take be was Ihe the put and Kills Warden unless tell

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 03 Nov 1913, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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