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A the truce until 8 o'clock to-morrow night. We agreed to
vVe will do anything to protect foreign interests. This govern
las notified the American Ambassador that if he feels insecu
the embassy we will place at his disposal big well protected
ters in Tacubaya or any other suburb, where he will be perl
safe. So far he has not seen tit to accept our ?fter, and we j
that he considers that, the embassy corps and the Americans
are staying there are not in danger. In a word, the attitude o
Mexican government, so far as the United States and other na
are concerned, probably is best expressed in a message which
President, sent directly to President Taft yesterday.*'
READY TO ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS
Ptesident Madero who had been interrupted a dozen time
messages from military headquarters. Cabinet ministers and ca
turned again to the Tribune correspondent, saying that he was r
to answer any questions that he could regarding the situation.
"In a general way, what you have there covers the eiemen
the situation which probably are of most interest in the Ut
States." said he. "If you care for details, more vital perhap
Mexicans. I can give yt)u those.
Understand that I am not trying to decry the seriousnes
the situation to the United States government. I mean what I
that there is not the slightest doubt that as conditions
are the government will be successful. Rebellion and civil
always are a serious matter, no matter how materially unimport
especially when the capital of a country is involved, but here
have a different situation.
"For a week the rebels have been in the Ciudadela. It is
that they are still there and that the government has not succeede
dislodging them. We have upon us a moral obligation not to exj
lives and property to more damage than is absolutely neces?
while subduing the ?ebellion. Were not that the case, and the \
ernment felt justified, which it does not. in proceeding as ruthle
as our position and forces would enable r.s to proceed we a
?-.imply,batter our way into the Ciudadela in a day.
"But that is manifestly impracticable now. Then grant t
Diaz is still in the Ciudadela. What has he done? He has no n
men than he had a week ago. If anything, his forces are be
depleted. Not a single city, town or group of citizens, in or ou
the army, has pronounced for him. No sympathizers have cc
Hocking to his assistance. If the country was going to rise, isn'
reasonable to assume that it would do so in a week?
"I give you my word that none of the important cities, tow
districts or states which are reported to have gone against the g
eminent and for Diaz has done so. The American Embassy 1
a report that Chihuahua had proved disloy.il. That is not so.
the contrary, here is a telegram saying that, notwithstanding a tr
which I believe exists between federals and rebels pending the res
of the fighting here, at least one rebel chieftain. Porras by name, 1
surrendered after a fight in which he lost ten of his band. Thi*
not especially important, perhaps, but it shows how the wind bio1
"It is true that a few soldiers pronounced for General Trev:
in New Laredo yesterday. What this amounts to I cannot s
At any rate. New Laredo is a very small place, of consequence pr
cipally because it is the gateway through which a great railw
system leaves and enters the country. Here is a telegram fr<
General Trevino himself disclaiming all knowledge of disloyalty a
protesting adherence to the government.
REPORTED UPRISINGS DENIED.
'In the State of Pueblo, which also was said to have depos
the loyal Governor and to have gone over to Diaz, nothing of t
kind occurred. The government and its friends, including the Gc
einor, still are in control and everything is peaceful. Here are te
grams from the States of Guerrero, Morelos and Mexico saying th
Zapatist rebels are quiet and are making no attempt to take adva
tage of the withdrawal of troops to the capital. Understand, the
are troops still in these states. The reported uprisings in Oaxai
Tehuantepec and other sections have not taken place, or at lea
if they have the government has not heard about it."
Here the correspondent started to ask ? question, but Preside
"You must not believe that I have not a full appreciation
exactly the position we are in," said he. "I see the situation vei
clearly?just as clearly as any one?and in the light of what I kno^
understand, not what I deceive myself into thinking that I know,
say as emphatically as possible that the administration will not fa
The inherent power behind it. coming from the people thrmselve
will sustain it. Of that I am fully convinced.
"Frankly, for the Presidency itself, for the sake of holding tl
office, I mean, I do not care a rap, but I do care for the princip
involved in the question of whether I hold to my post in this tirr
of t'oublc. which is palpably the hardest thing to do. or choo*
tfie'easiet alternative and resign. Is it for salary, for money, that
an*, staying here? I have all the money I need, so far as that ?
'I am remaining in office because right now is being decided th
fate of constitutional democracy in Mexico. That is what I am fighi
ing for. If I fall democratic principles, as you understand them i
ihe United States, and republican institutions in Mexico are dea
forever?not because it is I who am deposed, but because it is th
President, the onlv President Mexico ever had who was elected b
the honest, free votes of the people, who is deposed. That is th
whole issue "
PASSION FOLLOWED BY CALM
President Madero spoke earnestly and impassionedly, but sud
Jenly his passionate demeanor gave way and he relapsed into hii
usual manner, explaining that his vehemence arose from his zeal t<
make his attitude entirely, intelligible to the people of the Unitec
"Let them see tha' it is a principle, not the Presidency, that J
am righting for." said he. "There is nothing unreasonable nor intol
erant in my attitude. I have acceded to every suggestion that has
been made to me looking toward improving the situation, if it was
at all feasible. When it was represented to me that grave danger
of American intervention existed unless some terms were made with
the rebels I delegated Mr. de la Barra to go to Diaz and to tell him
that the government was willing to arbitrate.
"What wa3 his reply? Even when told firmly, emphatically,
that adherence to his stand threatened to provoke intervention Diaz
said that he did not care if intervention did come, and that he would
consider no terms except the resignation of the President and the
"I am willing to make any reasonable concessions and to do
anything I can. but I shall not resign."
This brought Up a story afioat that a demand had been made by
three foreign diplomats yesterday that the President resign. Madero
t?fused to reply to a question affecting this subject, but from another
sotrrce the Tribune correspondent learned that what took place was
substantially as follows:
Three diplomats, including the American Ambassador, and prob?
ably the German Minister. Von Hintze. and the Spanish Minister.
Cologan, told President Madero that, in their opinion, the only way
to obtain peace was fcr him to resign. In language ?aid to have been
Iktle short of peremptory the President informed the diplomats that
^'?v had no right to interfere to that extent in the affairs of Mexico '
that he had a better knowledge of conditions than they and that i
necessary he would die at his post. The incident then closet
President Madero told the Tribune correspondent that it wa.
untrue that De la O, one of the principal rebel chieftains to the south
either was in the -city or was approaching it under orders from Diaz
"We have all avenues of approach to the city patrolled and
guarded," said Madero "Thus far there have been no considerable
bodies of rebels within many miles?no nearer than they have been
for months, in fact. A hundred of them attacked Ajusco (a small
town on the mountainside overlooking the city) yesterday, but.
although the garrison consisted of only twenty soldiers, they were
President Madero asked that contradiction be made of reports
that matters between the United States and Mexico reached at any
time during the last week nearly as acute a stage as reported.
"Our information from the United States," sai?! he. "positively
is that no orders have been issued or are likely to be issued to land
marines or troops or to send them to the capital. It would be an
almost criminal act to do so, unless there is a much more grave
excuse or provocation than now exists. I cannot bring myself to
believe that your country will go that far unios things grow very
much worse "
When the Tribune correspondent was talking to Madero no
reply had been received by him to his message to President Taft.
It is impossible to ascertain specifically what caused the rupture
of the armistice, which was broken at 2 o'clock this afternoon by the
simultaneous discharge of the guns of Ciudadela and the investing
forces. The firing was not heavy, but it caused l hastv scattering
of thousands of persons who were taking advantage of the truce to
view the ruin resulting from the artillery duel.
The British Minister sent a cable message to his government
this morning saying that, although the firing had ceased, the situa?
tion still was very uncertain.
AMERICANS KILLED OR
INJURED IN MEXICO CITY
R N. MEREDITH. Troy. Ohio,
egent for the National Cash Regis?
ter Company, ?truck by bullet in the
Porter Hotel. Two days previously
Meredith was wounded.
HERMAN O. WEISS, civil engi?
neer, of Washington and New York,
said to have been shot to death.
MRS. H. W. HOLMES, wife of an
employe of Dun's, killed in home.
MRS. PERCY GRIFFITHS, legs
SIDNEY SOUTHERLAND, re?
porter for the "Mexican Herald''
and correspondent for several Amer?
ican newspapers, shot in the leg
while standing near R N. Meredith
in the Porter Hotel.
An American boy. named LASAN,
wounded by flying shot.
MRS. GREENFIELD, mother of
Harry Greenfield, employe of the
Mexican Light and Power Company,
struck by shell.
DR. R. H. M-CRESSON, Lincsln,
Neb., finger shot off.
MARK JOHNSON, negro, Mad,
?on, Wis.. shot through shoulder.
F. L. RAMSEY, Galveston.
ALLIS BLAND. printer, shot
ENSIGN EDWARD GUTHRIE
and SURGEON CAMERON, of the
United States steamship Denver, at?
tacked by mob at Acapulco.
CUBA TO LAND TROOPS
w.isiiiiiKi?,! i-, b 16, rh?* ? i ?aim i
Cuba, Bagahlp <?t lbs Cuban navy, j
11 ?i. !.. ? i Von Crus t"-?!., i m , .mi i UK i,, i
i? ?dispatch n???i\, ,i t?a?nisjhi ;?i tin!
?'?lIlHll I,, K'ltl,'ll
i' ?was sakl ai ths le?gaUaa (?hat ,,
?I "In! !'.-lliiil | ,,| i,,-,,, ?.,-, in?-,I lr,,in ?
ill.- M.iilir?, government uii,l??r uhi. h
Infantry mu? artllies-y would i.? landed
trota Ui?, ?nt ?nil lakt-ii i,< Matt?*?
Cut) t?? fuard ti,<- Cuban Logslloii and >
to jirot?-cl Cuban ?-Itizens.
'BARRETT ADMITS MISTAKE
?Regrets He Didn't Submit His
Peace Plan to President
; Prom tbg i'i 11 ?. ? ? ? ? ? ?
u aahli i;t??ii. Fob i< John Bnirott ?SI?
reetot of Um Pnn?AnMrtcofl Unloi tt\
"..?/?,?. stioi, U.iil 111?* M.-\|. hi - t i.iti'.ii
?houM ii?- ?uhadttad to tit IntortMllonal
< "iiirnl.?"''li" im h 1 tl.'in.iit iint.i gOOl? 'I
AiiotUii.ii? In MoXtOO ?1t\. ..nil In.. ??I,?
Inrtli tttort ??! I?"?* ,infaV.,i ai>I. . iiiiinii nt.
ttgjroit thai ii?* "\i?)iut??ii iii? conven?
Ilona of ?iii?ioiiii?. ?? hi no? lubmlttlng hit
t.iiifi |o Um i'r"ni?i?'iit hihI thi loerotafi of
Hint?- MWl N OMI rund?* oubli
'ni.' i*? ?jr?'i i?? oapNaastf la a formol
:;t.l|, ini'iit i?-:ir<l lo-ila} In wliii'h In su.
tlmt hin r????or<i im lull??.! Ht,?t.-s mlnlMl? r
ai IhfOO l.ntlri-Airierii jn OOUOtrloi and ,i?
an ???'?? utiv?' ??fil. ? i .il UM Pha Ain? rli'.ni
i r..?.ii "ahoaM otttv?tsot um mov? Hi???pii
? ni li.at I .?II.?i in method latli'l Mian ill
noUn ii?- ?ii*,? ?xfii.i'.iis thai niiut bai
boon ? iiai.uii'M/.cii i?-? "Joolouo**" botwooa
MfOMll uiul ??rtiiili 'ifll'-iuls ?.f th? lie
portmoai of Btato Ii RotMnc omito ih_n
.' goooVaatw-i'?i rtrnlty.'
Ml llHIIltt s Mt.it-Ill' 111 In pill follOWS!
Without tin- iMfbt-M iritlrnutl?i. ?Il
root or ladlfoot, from Um ProooJonl or
tii? s??< rotar] of stut?* thai thoj ???-?re? ?iin
ploaaod ?is i?*piirt?'?i in tin- aowapai?? to,
with my MUK?*r***tiv?ii ?<f Um atpoaataMiit
of ? 1'iui Anierii mi < i,inrniMin.il In .,?1 jusl
iii?? Moa_oaa iltnailoii i bavo, boorovor,
ol in/ nun In? will, ?in) hImOIfllllj. ??X
piOOOOd ti> t!i?-iii in> N0TOI tliat |.|ia?J nn
li.ti?ritionuiiv vii>int???i tin? coavontlono ?if
?ii|,I..iii:k\- in m?t previously mit/mlltlnc tO
Ihm in> ruin l.rlni?- It wan in.iU' publ.. .
'Iii?? canal in l??-half ?( which l mi? woi l>
ina, I'.iii-Aini.rii un ? ?riuii'-r. ?? un?! cwlty,
\t I??? liii, unit broad lO !.'? ? tiPcki'il Of
li.uiiii? ?i)?p' ?I 1.? ?mv lailm?' on mv part
lO i in i? ?t a BlhHaht in pin?'??iiiii r? result -
iO| fi"in in?, ?'iiHiu?"iiii?iii und devotion la
if h welfare. I Oral ?'?<? anxlouH tu help
head ?It v. lia I Miciiied lmpendlm?: 4l*MMtOf
in I'.\in?n. an a?. ?>rd in Moitoo that 1
inu'lf pul.lii ?Ol J'laii Without tin- ollght*
.-t thought tlmt i? would ?oftoaao Um
Sim. boparunoni <?' mherraea tii?
inifi I? mi ?-ajlon?. in Mexii.o.''
WARSHIP SPEEDS HOME.
? i.l|..iia.>.. ?hlli. I'?'l> H> Tl.,? M,xi._li
ororohtp Moiules. ?Iii'li iittlv.il here h??V
oral tayi osa, ?ailed tail] la-Sag ?t tun
*l?"l im Um iroai coaal Of Mexico, on
oidviH iron? Hi? HiBlOaa MinUter of
A casual sacrifice to political ambition.
ARMY IS READY FOR WA!
In Better Condition than Eve
Before. Says General Wood.
? ? ' ? . Bui
\\.,-: Ington, i ? :? is Prfpar? ??
; . . ? war I ?ii'' obit t
. . i . ? ? srtny srhlc
i irdlng t
m i ..? .;? i- r.. ;.? onard Wood, chief "
t?? ,? - ? ' | '. | St.?'.
iv non h> ttsr i rapar? i fof war ti.au ?
.,:,?, tu.,., in th?. history <.r th" country.
,\t tt..- bcgii ?
... ix mi \\ ...?i. ? t mm
.. . >t ..f UCs, Wttt I ? \t "tiilltur?"
?trvl .? t .:?.ni;;?!!.m Of v .?r. witl
?til it* .ttt. ndant ml ? i wet I hi
???- tret i .
army v. . ? ./?.. or pn pared srhst
t ommander? o
pf unit '??il "'? ' ?
Ion? h. ? ? id ? - opport .?. I lo hsi ?!'
>..:.;.. I Ut 1!.
. i , . f .'I'T.'par. .1
neei by having ..,??. or s ras
irmy i tlon snd git Ing ofll? rri nn?
? ? ?.:.,. !|. .il 'i .. ' :..- .'.:>? ?
t:., ? i,.. .i t . tu them : ' 'on
<;? neral v.i further - - ill I
i.\ ,...;,,.. I . .... ;.; y. ul' . ?.Iilfliatldei"
? ' I.,' Miai brl
. ind kiandlll ? ' ? ' i n manoeuvre:
It Is tl
I. i?. ',. tnote i?...".. indei of lull
;. .iv ? ? free t'"i
Itarj -? i vie? w ?? .? o InU
.. fantsed brigsde read] fbi
aervlce nt all I f* that f It I
narj t.. it. road tu h a brlgad?
read) t.. mora si
! ? ? . ti i ? i ??
r\ ? '. ' t . : i-? \.i.mini
;?t- atlvel in ' i 'i. i tu templet? .. t ??
? ? ? . .it'.it t h i plant
f?.i . !';. iiv? organisation aa contemplated
by tl ' ? ? il Staff may be put In opei i
lid have to obtain appropri?
ai lorn from thin to ti'ti.' in order tf
brin? the organii it lona togethei Cot prop
rti'i? t 111? ? r..? v\ system the division.k
? ? t u in inol after tl ?? admlniatra
th? leaving the brigada
. ..m' : tul. i ti 11. ? r.. ti ,iin t;.. troop ' II
...-I- necessary thai r?giments ht
' Il B>th< i ;.!..| .. ?- m . ? 111.| in hi |?
gad? '?? different tlmea In order thai
ti. ...;.. el? and oth? i Held officer* a?
!?? ' tal- lhall ; I " I "v I ??-: ?. net i'l
g their < timanda a? actual tactl
. ..I lll.lt
? it\ ti... nm system, ths roast artillery
n\.ii be under .t.* *wa offlosri :? >.?i handled
sa i branch ?.t the army. ?ui?i Instand ?>f
having the .?i m in tumbled ?"t* a?? hate?
tofors nith cavalry, Infantryi Bali ar?
tin. rv tit.ii ?..ii-1 artlUerj In mail ?l?
tachmeats ind? r ?no command) u,e \neti*
eui .um* will be undsi their own AtAtott
r?n' military training and ander ? ?iivix
ii'tmi commandai for udminlatrttvo pur?
posea ?i.... t ii w no.i ?i?-, lar?-?.
FEAR OUTBREAK ON BORDER
Entire National Guard of Texas
May Take Field To-morrow.
1 B] i >?;? iragh '?? Ths Tilliiina]
v .1.1). 'IVx., I . t> M -AiVOtdllllf to ud
tleot rr?'?.lv?-?J t?..uni bv ?Jovernor ''ol
?i in and Adjutant Panerai HntaWnft ths
Situation all along tl??> Ue\l?aii Pld?? ?)f
tin- Rio Or;iti?l?? Ih WtStOO than at any time
.lin'? the i-vf'iurionui :, trouble* be^ati In
Mesti o, mote than two >ears ato*
ParssM Using on ths t?mi? aid?? grt
inukltiK ?ninphtii.iH or InnSagMte military
protection. H.-v.r;?l ruid.i on rnnrhcH bv
ariin'il hand?? of MagtOMM an? report???!
from points slsng ths lovas Riu Omit
on ths 'I'?Iggg -l?lpi of tho rlv?-r. i nli-M
United Khitt-i *M9g**t mo Kent to iho hor?
dsr in bullh Ii'/t numb, ra to proteut lives
and pioperty by to-morrow niwht, Uov*
? ttior ColgUttt will Otxlor tho ?rittre Texas
Nalionul OUaitd to ilver polnt.i. to petv
."ii. i '...[.I and patrol duty. 'Vint TickIh?
hittii? uni h?' Mkti to appropri?t?! $100,000
to Ai-fruy tills cost.
Uti?i- teruM ef rebelo uro moving
toward .\1??ta?i,.ira.-? and tlotlras Negras,
'??XU bom?" title.'?. Advii'OH from l'.*aglc
I'.iHs tgg that Moiit.'K.v la aurroimded by
n h. Im, and the oltv may bo attacked with?
In tho next f. w hour.-?.
'??i.? ?nor ?'dlqultt sent *% telegram to
Piefci.i.nt Tuft, urging lntrnuntlon by
ti... DBllad Stut.-n. and received lbs fol?
lowing ji'i'iy lrorn Secretary of State
"The policy of th? Pr?w!d*nt remains
weMoUttmgOi, Btlbject, of coures to the ttrom
ltitlon of the general situation and the
ult?mate effect of th.) sudden cr?ala o?
asent? o.?? nrrlnit ?inos BubU?^ pa tho
JJejkU au tapit?!." _r-r. . m .,- ^- m I
PRESIDENT WILL NOT
IDOLE IN MEXICG
Cabinet, in Session Until Aftei
Midnight, Resolves to Main?
tain Attitude of Non?
AGREE ON MADERO REPLY
Americans Seek Protection ol
Battleships at Vera Cruz
?Situation Is Growing
Worse, Reports Am?
Washington. I-Vl.. 17 ?Monday).
s? ccretary Knot of ths stat?1 Depart?
nani wtm directed bj PtaaMsnl Taft u
i.|l> ?early this morning to th?* reftUSttl
of Presidan) ?Tnaossoo i Madero ot
ai.-m. ,. for ,, daflnlte s?tataroent of Um
?policy Of th?-? United States toward
Th,- cabinet, win, h iras in ssaalon foe
mora than two houre, edfourning Ht
IL': lo ;?. in.. spent th** time diMMissing
th<- terms of the reply. Though nooffi
rial ?Uatetwnt was given out. it was
declared thai 8aer??tnry Kaon would
.-tat<- that 'h?* attitml?-? of this gov?->rn
t?x?ni would remain just ??s it had beei,
tot two y ?-.1rs past.
Tha ?met nature of the reply way not
dl.-'. toned, and it whs stated that thi?
not?-- would >ba dispatch?**?! to Mad?*ro at
?Once and prohahly would 1,?? made pub
||c later to-day.
Upon leaving the White House Sec?
retary Knox reiterated that interven?
tion was not now contemplated, nor
would there be any change in the naval
or military plans relating to Mexico.
Major Oman I Wood. Chief of staff,
on leaving th<- War Department before
tiif Cabinet m?fttlng end?-<i iec-larod
that no additional orders to troops had
been given, lie said it was n-? r thought
njocaoMPry to ln?craaas the patrol on th?*
Ti km frontier at [?nreth* and i.rowns
\ill?* as i?")ti,'S!e.i iiy Qovamor Col?
qulti of Texan.
nVmi Th?* Tr:bui ? Hi: .?,. |
U'ashlriRton. Feb. M.?After <*otif?*r
ring for MMBfl time this evening with
the Hscretnry of stat". PresldMl Taft
issued u ..ill for ? meeting of the on
lit" Cabinet Tha ??all was raapondad
t" by avary manber v.ah tha exception
o? s.-.-refaty W?.-oi.. The I 'abtuet tUMM,
still in MMlon al ? late hour.
Mr. Knot ini.i before the President
a long resume ,.f repot ts froiu Ambas?
sador Wilson picturing In detail ths re?
volt "f i?ia/. and ths efforts of lindara
to suppress it Th<- proponed reply of
this government to Hader? 's !? i aat
not 10 land troops or mi,rlii- ? in Mcxi
i o also was <? instill n d,
11, -i its the alarming Information that
has ?continued I.me Into Waahli .
t,,ri for*the Inal few daya, not ? meml -r
of ths Prenhfc nt*s Cabti t i in?
i? r-..ntion when summoned to to?
i i- ??- meeting Moat of the off!? lal
family believes thai the Mexican foe
? ot will poire their ?own trovblea, an.i
?an of tha opinion thai Interference by
tha United .-'t?te.: ?s ancalled for at this
Condition? GrovMnq Worse
?L-ateet advlras from Ambaaaador -WIN
son Indic?es that tin* Situation in Mex?
ico City i*? "growing pteadiiy ?worse*1
d< ?tut? thS short ariuisti'-e, ami the
fad that ?Presiden! .Madero has yielded
to the Bore Inalatenl demands ?of the
Unartcnn Ambaaaador. Americans and
other foreigners took advantage of the
ressstlon of hostilities i>> Has from th*
?danger, many Amerlcnns, tapeclnlly
aromen ami children, departing for
?/?en ?Crux, ?where the-, ?xivi-t th?
United states battleships lo ?afford pro?
Ambassador Wilson de? lares ih.?*t
tli??r?> Is "no improvement whatever in
the. situatloi-." Ths message rontaln
invr this dlOQUlettng information was
?\ large lantling force will be, a\Hil ;
lib? ut Vera ?'ru/. In the event of a
. i his demanding protection to Ameri
i ans at that port, ami It Is believed that
the marine* ami bluejackets would be
?Obla to <*op?? with almost any situation
thai might arise. There is grave dan?
ger, however, f.ir the American*-- re
ii,airing In Mexico City/
Tin* President was plainly ?istmbed
to l?>arn that communication bet-Ween
Mtixbo and ilio I'nlted States ?was pr??
dirions ond that an apparently strict
?oanoorohlp bad been instituted by
.Mexl, un authorities. His f??nr hua been
tiiat fnkk nii'h a, ? omiition might arlen
ami that ABMHOUM In Mexico e'ity
might ilnd themselves fa? ing bj situa?
tion like that which existed tn Peking
during the Boxer rebellion.
There* was little doubt expressed
her?* to-night that if a ?eii?orship is
being exvr-cieefl this government will
demand that th? communications from,
Ambassador Wilson ?and Its replies
shall be pormlttOd to go through with
?ml interruption. It does not prop?*?,
to huv?- the Olooder thread t),at cot)
nei ts th?' AnuTican colony with Wash
ingioti interf<Ti;il with for an in.*tant
Will Spare Residential Section.
Tin' Jomando formally presented by
the American Ambassador, who wg?
accompanied by the (Jerman Minister
and which have be*?n conceded by
President Modero, Honorai Huerta oa!
sentina. nr<- announced by th?? Depart
ment of .Stat" as follows
first, that the federal force? should
I?*-- M disp,?sed aa not to <.'.ui>.. uny
llring over the foreign residential ?.ec
ti?m in attacking the citadel.
Second?That the neighborhood of
the Bmhoaajr should bo treated not oof*
00 an embassy, but also as a place '?;
refugia a MM being ?stablished (|J
?.iv?r that neighborhood which anoBM
ilius enjoy a special character ..f j,,,.
muiiity ?Ju?.? to iiumaiiltarian eotablioh.
Third?That an Amerban ? onunKtoi
lor the purpose or' establisliiiii-, ceotfu
of food distribution to the poor. shot?],?
be joined by the government in ?ta at
Fourtli?That Midien who hate i.
placed on oertala public buildings, n..
laMy oik? being used as a place of ref?
uge, and upon ?-ertain American build
in,,'--, .-Iioiii.i b.- taken away.
Fifth? That in order to make it poi
sible for the American rescue com
mitiee to remove from dangerous place?
Americans lacking a supply of food
and to take them to safer place? thtre
should ho a three iiours' armierte?.
Sixth?That there? should bo an arn?.i
stice of twelve hours to enable foreign-,
ers to leave the city by rail. The am?
bassador informa the department that;
the above agreement ha? been publicly'
posted, and that consequently th>>
American colony is much gratified.
Bullet Hits Diplomat's Auto.
Ambassador Wilson say? further thst/
he had a conference in th? early hour?
of Saturday. February 15, with the
British. German, Spanish and French
diplomats at the American Embassy.
The me??ting wa? brought about wltljv
great difficulty, this automobilu stint t?
convev .Mr. Stronge, the British Mln
later, having bean struck by federal!
bullets, although occupied by _ federal
colonel and six .?oldiers as a guard.
As a result of this discussion, the
Spanish Minister proposed to visit th<j
Palace to speak unonVially to Presi?
dent Madero. In behalf of the four
ministers and the American Ambaait
?l?ir. The nieetiiiK .if the American
Embase? broke up at :: r/doee, the
Brltlah Minister r? maining then for
lhe night because of the dlflb ulty of
crooetog the ?langer zone to rea? th
On Satunlav morning the *-*pa!il*?h
Minister w?nt to the Palan ami ??in?
ferred with Prooldenl Madero. laakfr
?liat'iy thereafter thirty Benaton niHde
an anonooaaefal effort to hare an au?
dletice arlth Ma?l?-r?). It i- :?-|.>.i??*ii
that the S?nat< ha?! rated thl Mff
der.? tie aaked t ? reelgn I ?'ote *>i
twenty-eeven f" three. Thoo? :.'.
constituted a aaalorlty, bt
on emerging from Um Palo ?^rtabj
Senators are oald t.. hav?
the populase? calling f":
the legislative power mil htntlm .!????
tins co'ii-s?' v.as aeoaeear: to pn??s|
? ? : M'iition.
CHESTErIoRD .?ITS "SUN"
Resigns After 41 Years Ser
ice. Bcrnin Under ~).in_.
Iieoter B. Lord ban regie ' >"? Ot
9 " of "The Bun otter i ?rly-oro ?'*?'?
<,f oorrlee <>n that newspa . ?? -Wf*
ty-two years of wh!ch ii . . ? I'.i
rosnsgtng ? dit?
"For a mnr.1 ?? it ? e.ir? M UM
oald lest night, "1 have I t '? i
.? this ; etlve work T ?c ?i'itlw
of managtea editor ? i>.~ Ne*. ?fort
neo -i' aper demand coi -11. sg.
el? 11 sttentton ell ?lay loi
the night, end I feel that I I '? 91
share or thetn In th? th!i.i.trs '
bare bold the phme
"I .*.-i!ii? to The Bui fo ?
ntT". and Mr. Done ma?.!*? me manacM
edit??:- in litt, and 1 recall wi - ?'? >
that im oevi atoen >ears I
h'.s denth, i was t la rig hi ; ai ? ?? l
have participated ocUvely in ele?' Pre*!'
?iential campaign?, beginn thai
of 187.'. in which 1 reported the ? i nxtn
Opeochoo of lfora?:e Or?ele* , I am goim?
dennlt.? they prot.?^??? of all rev anWClatOl
here, and for the sole reason at I "?v?
t?> rollnqjuloh t-om? of my sotirtt'?**
February IX), March S
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