gaij to appear in many forms, tfl
over the land. I issued a circular
with the object of suppressing
this condition. The circular pro
vided instant death for theft and
certain other crimes? In the his
tory of Mexico this is known as
the "Circular of YuxtJahuaca,"
because I was in that city, with
an army, when I sent it forth.
"The provisional authorities
and the chiefs of my army de
clared the measure a cruel ope.
But within two months, as I fore
saw, rebellion ceased and the
country was at rest. The circu
lar was withdrawn and the num
ber of executions had been less
"What do you think of the fu
ture of Mexico?" I asked.
"I'm sorry I cannot tell you,"
he answered. "I do not know
enough of the men who are now
He believes, however, that the
men who surround Madero, will
also surround the next president,
after Madero's term, is ended. He
feels that a clique of men, and not
Madero, have gained control of
the Mexican government His
opinion of these men is not high.
Madero he considers honest, but
I asked him why he left Mexico,
instead of remaining to fight.
"I left to avoid an international
conflict, which I felt would be in
evitable, if I remained," he said.
"In the revolution of 1911 there
was no respect for the lives and
property of foreigners. I did not
wish to shed blood or to struggle,
pendence, to retain- the power I
had heJ(J for 30 years.j
"My greatest desire in life
now," he concluded, "is to see
Mexico at peace and on the high
way to prosperity. The conse
quences of the revolution of 1911
are very unfortunate."
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T ' y.
Let others knock him, if they
But I shall evermore refuse. ?
"The dentist causes pain, 'tis true,
But bften he relieves it, too.
For when I have a grumbling
That' knows no tenderness, nor '
I seek the dentist's office out
And have that toothache put jto ,
rout. ' '
Then let us praise the dentist,
Not kick about his little bill;
For were he not so 'great a wiz ,
With bridges, crowns and things,
A lot of us who now can smile,
Thus showing teeth of class and
Would slink about ashamed instead
Without a tooth within our head, '
Our beauty gone beyond recoup, ?
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And so, in spite of drills arid such
Which irritate us very much,
We ouht to sin? a hannv snntr
To boost the dentist's work
at the risk of my country's inde-1
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