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ly relations with U. S. would not al
low him to run by fleet with war material.
Galveston, Tex. Torpedo boats
Preston, Flusser and-Reid of first divi
sion docked today alongside army
transports. They will accompany the
transports to Mexico.
Chihuahua, Mex. U. S. Consul
Fletcher notified American residents
of the request 6f the state depart
ment that they leave Mexico as soon
as possible to preevnt difficulties. He
advised that they depart in small
San Diego, Cal. Maj. Davis, com
manding officer at Fort Rosecrans, is
reported to have received orders to
Immediately seize the Mexican cus
tom houses at Mexicali, Tia Juana
ANIMALS YOU OUGHT TO KNOW
The sloth-bear lives up to its name.
He's just as lazy, just as down-at-the-heel
as he looks. Like most lazy folks,
he likes the 'sunny side of the street,
and when he climbs a tree to get
fruit he sticks to the sunny side of
The sloth-bear is an actor by trade
and a loafer by choice. He acts only
"Just see the wind!" exclaimed lit
tle Robby, looking from the window
on a stormy day.
"You ask me to do something im
possible," answered Bobby's papa,
who was a great sticker for accur
acy. "Wind is air in motion, and you
cannot see air. It is invisible."
when some East Indian fakir takes
him into captivity and sets him 'jug
gling and cutting capers at fairs or
in the tstreets.
The sloth-bear is native of the, jun
gles of East India. Though almost as
large as the brown bear, the sloth is
a tree climber and it finds its food in
fruit trees and vines.
"Well, my son?"
"I heard you talking about a sight '
draft the other day."
And papa didn't explain how he had'
raised the wind to meet that Cleve
A plant to extract nitrogen from
the ir for fertilization purposes Is
being built in Iceland. '