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Volunteer guards at embassy surrender U. S. guns
Vera Cruz.Epur Amricans have been killed in
Mexico City, according to reports from the capital pub
lished by a local newspaper. The paper declares one
man was killed in the Y. M. C. A., three being dragged
from street cars.
Junction City, Kan. Last section of train bearing
Sixth Field Artillery to border left here today.
Washington, April 25. State de
partment informed that Americans
had been arrested by Mexicans fed
erals'at Yripata, between Mexico City
and Vera Cruz.
Washington. Situation paralleling
that in Pekin during Boxer rebellion
feared in Mexico City. Communica
tion impossible, as telegraph wires
are controlled by Huerta. Wild
rumors that Americans are being
killed by drink-crazed Mexicans.
Huerta is preventing Americans
leaving the capital, giving as a rea
son that Mexicans were being de
tained in Vera Cruz. Attempt being
made to correct this false impression.
Washington. Consul Canada at
Vera Cruz has wired that 19 Amer
icans and one Briton were arrested
while en route to Vera Cruz. Canada
added that they "may be executed."
Secretary Bryan had no confirmation
of a rumor that JT Starr Hunt and his
family or Burton Wilson, Americans,
were taken off the train which carried
London. Feared here that Mexi
can rioters in Mexico City may at
tack Biritish residents. Mobs are re
ported to be active against atl for
eigners. Vera' Cruz. American tactics have
surprised the peons, used only to
abuse and virtual slavery. Thursday
the peons, who persistently kept up
sniping of Americans, were being
shot at by marines. Last night the
hand was playing the same peons a
concert and feeding and caring for
Conditions are almost normal. The
plazas are crowded. An outbreak is
Washington. Gov. Hunt of Ari
zona wired war department for ad
vice in use of militia for border pa
trol. Gov. Colquitt of Texas asked
secretary of war if expenses of mili
tia already out would be paid by na
tional government. Told no appro
priation would be made until militia
was called for.
Vera Cruz. Charge O'Shaugh
nessy said a reign of terror existed
as his party left Mexico City. The
Washington statue had been pulled
down and destroyed.
Eagle Pass, Tex. Piedras Negras
occupied by small force of federals,
New Orleans. Because her sweet
heart sailed on transport Hancock
to fight Mexicans, Petra Mia, 19-year-old
Mexican girl, committed sui
cide by drowning.
Washington. Sec'y Bryan is in
dignant at Hearst's newspaper story
that another ultimatum has been
sent Huerta. "Such unfounded re
ports only serve to increase the pres
ident's difficulties in handlirfg a se
rious situation," he said.
Springfield, III. Tender of service
of entire regiment made to Gov.
Dunne today by Chicago Progressive
Club through its president, T. D.