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BRYAN MAY CO TO MEXICO TO
MEDIATE BETWEEN FACTIONS
Washington, July 24. Secretary
of State Bryan may be sent to Mex
ico at the head of a commission au
thorized by the United States and
Mexico to mediate between the war
ring factions of Mexico.
This is the latest report in Wash
ington! It seems certain that President
Wilson has determined on a definite
Mexican policy, and is waiting now.
only for the report of Ambassador
Henry Lane Wilson before announc
Agents of the Mexican revoltistas
here are pleading with the govern
ment to lift the embargo on ship
ments of American arms into Mexico.
They say that if arms and ammuni
tion were allowed freely into Mexico,
Huerta's head would fall within 60
The plan of the revoltistas if Huer
ta were overthrown is to name De La
Barra provisional president, and al
low Carranza to run for president at
the first election. Carranza is said
to be a strong man, although not
comparable with Diaz.
President Wilson flatly informed
the Senate and House leaders today
that he would be extremely pleased
with a little less public discussion
of Mexican affairs and morals pend
ing the arrival of Ambassador Wil
soni The war department again denied
that any preparations for interven
tion in Mexico were being made.
Mexico City, via Galveston. Gen
eral Carranza, rebel leader whom Re
calcitrants urge to oppose Victoriano
Huerta for presidency, commanded
rebels who yesterday captured Tor
reon. Most of the federals who re
mained loyal to Huerta were mur
dered on the spot.
Five thousand rebels are advancing
on San Luis Potosi. Word of fighting
Is expected at any moment.
Hermossillo, Sonora. Between
thirty and forty federals were killed
in an engagement with rebels at
Bamoa. Rebels captured fifteen thou
sand rounds of ammunition.
Paris. The Constitutionalista
Junta has issued statement that
President Huerta of Mexico is fom
enting anti-American sentiment
there to make himself popular.
New York. Forty thousand citi
zens of the United, now in Mexico,
are about to lose all they possess,
according to Mrs. Paul Hudson, wife
of the proprietor of the American
newspaper published in Mexico City.
"Many already have been reduced .
to. extremity," she said. "Mora than
anyone will ever know have been
killed by bandits or by unfortunate
proximity to battle."
THE OTHER WAR
Athens. Commander Cardale of
British navy declares he personally
counted 1,700 bodies of old men, wo
men and children among those
slaughtered by Bulgars at Doxato.
He said bodies of many of the little
children showed Bulgars had tossed
them in air and caught them, alive,
on their bayonets.
London. Ambassadorial confer
ence to consider Balkan situation
was called at foreign office this after
noon. Action not likely, since Great
Powers cannot agree on a disposition
Mrs. Hatton,' (maliciously) You
were a charming debutante, my
dear, fifteen years -ago! Mrs. Lane
Was I? I only remember that you
make such a lovely chaperon for me
when I came out!
And now a college professor as
minister to China! Who'd have
thought there were so many Demo
crats hunting a college education.