Foreign News: The Cockroach

The Cocroach

1903. Orango, youthful village butcher, just turned cowpuncher, enters an adobe hut in Chihuahua, Mexico, rendezvous of the smart sporting fraternity. He sits down to a quiet game. Presently an Army officer questions his play. Orango smiles. The officer cries "cheat," and Orango .shoots Mm dead across the table. Orango dashes out, jumps on a horse, and rides into the night-covered mountains—no longer Orango, but Francisco Villa, bandit, known to his friends as La Cucaracha, "the cockroach."

July 16, 1923. Seven greasers take possession of a cross-roads hut in the outskirts of...

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