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VILLA CAPTURES A GENERAL'S SON.

HELD FOR ENORMOUS RANSOM

MEXICO CITY, March 6. : Genera] Luis Terrazas has appealed to the United States to save his son, avlio is held by General Villa for ransom of half a million pesos. General Terrazas declares, that he is penniless, owing to the Constitutionalists having confiscated his immease wealth. The United States Consul is unable to act.

The rebels partially strangled General Terrazas's 'son until he personally agreed to pay half a million of his own money. The remainder was then demanded from the general.

It is likely that a personal appeal will be made to Mr Bryan.

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VILLA CAPTURES A GENERAL'S SON., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8812, 7 March 1914

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VILLA CAPTURES A GENERAL'S SON. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8812, 7 March 1914

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