File No. 312.115R39/54

Consul Simpich to the Secretary of State


Yaqui Indians attacked Esperanza to-day burning headquarters Richardson Construction Company. Indians are still in valley. General Mange leaving from here with four hundred soldiers this afternoon. Endeavor restore order. About thirty Americans known to be in valley. No details of fighting. Nothing known yet of welfare House in battle. Letter from auditor Richardson Company says nothing beyond reporting attack and burning of headquarters.