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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 17, 1912, Image 32',
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ALL CUBA STIRRED BY
THREAT OF INVASION
' "Havana, Cuba, Jan. 17. Presi
dent Gomez went into conference
today with General Nunez, lead
'er of "The Veterans," and the
heads of all political parties.
The whole island isx agitated
over the receipt of 3'esterday's ul
timatum from the United States.
The belief is general that if the
United States occupies the island
again, the death knell of. Cuban
independence, will have been
Prior to the meeting, General
Nunez flatly declared that neither
he nor the Veteran soldiers of
Cuba would submit to a military
occupation by the United States.
"If the Americans invade Cuba
we shall fight them as we fought
the Spaniards," he said.
Washington, Jan. 17. Two
thousand American marines, four
thousand blue jackets and six
regiments of infantry were today
ordered to hold themselves in
readiness for the invasion of
Cuba, should President Gomez
prove unable to handle the situ
ation in that island.
.Assistant Secretary of the
Navy Winthrop stated bluntly
that the South Atlantic squadron
now at Guantanamo, could sur
round the island immediately on
receipt of orders to do so.
It is not believed here that in
tervention will be necessary. Or,
if" anyone does believe so, no one
wijl say so.
But it is fully, realized that
President" TaftV note of" y ester
day to President. Gomez amount
ed Jo nothing more nor less than
CALLS NEW YORK THE
CITY- OF' OPPORTUNITY
Mrs. Anna's. Richardson,
NeW York, Jan. 17. Mrs.
Anna Stees .Richardson, 12 years
ago, came, to New York with her
two children, strong determina
tion to succeed, a fair ability to
write, and a. very little money.
Today her income is $20,000 a
year; she has gained a reputation
as a prolific magazine writer, and
has written a prlay.
"What L have, done others can
do," Mrs. Richardson modestly
says. "Success comes hard at
first in New York, but it is the
city of opportunity and if one!
only has perseverance victory
must come ' '
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