812.00/22814: Telegram

The Consul at Ciudad Juarez (Dow) to the Acting Secretary of State

Since 5 p.m. skirmishes between Mexican federals and rebels have not resulted decisively. Many Carranzists have sought refuge Fort Hidalgo near Juarez. Several shots from Mexican side have resulted in casualties on American soil. Tonight at 11 p.m. 1600 men from American 24th Infantry crossed to Juarez and other points east and west of Juarez.

Embassy and Consulate at Chihuahua advised.