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HUERTA IS URGED TO ACCEPT THE DEMANDS
ANTI-HUERTA SENTIMENT IN MEXICO CITY
wells and oil is spreading over a large
Berlin, April 27 Reported today
that France, Germany and, Engfarfd'
have Instructed their ministers in
Mexico City to urge-upon Geh. Huer-
ta the acceptance, ot tne aemanas or
the U.S. ". !
Vera Cruz, Aprjlf27. All reports
received here today indicate-that for
the present conditions may have im
proved in Mexico City anchthe danger
of Americans heme attacked 'and,
murdered has abated. This does" not
mean that Americans aretffee from
insult or that .hey may not -he mo
lested, however. Another toss-of the
dice anight be against foreigners in
There is a strong undercurrent of
opposition to Huerta in the capital,
which began to assert itself before
refugees left. Their opposition is not.
shown openly, but its presence is on-t
dicated m many ways.
The most notable was the distribu
tion of circulars warning Mexicans
against being drawn to Huerta's sup
port by anti-American demonstra
tions, and pointing out that the U. S.
was warring on the dictator and not
upon'the Mexican people.
Merchants in Tamplco have asked
Admiral Fletcher to land troops at
that port. They fear the rebels should
the latter take the town.
Fort Sam Houston, Tex. Border
towns are still hysterically calling on'
Gen. Bliss for troops for patrol pur
poses. The greatest danger is an out
break of Mexicans on the Texas side,
Tather than an invasion. A gang of
Mexicans invaded Texas territory a
few days ago and ran off- a herd, of
cattle. Texans followed the raiders
200 miles into Mexican territory, "re--covered
the stock and returned with
out a fight. '
Washington. Admiral Mayo re
ported to the navy department early
today that two hig oil wells north of
Tampico are in danger of catching
fire. Federals tampered with the
San Antonio, Tex. Gen. Bliss or
dered to move 5,000 Mexicans now
held at ,Fort Bliss to Fort Wingate,
Under guard of two cavalry troops.
Were, being kept too near border.
Juarez. Gen. Villa, rebel general,
.left fpr Chihuahua early today. Be
fore going he instructed all of his
generals to safeguard foreigners,
- Galveston, Tex. British steamer
-itillian ordered to Tampico to take
oxf any British refugees that may be
Washington. Gen.1 ' Bliss denied
he had been informed that two Ameiv
ican ambulances were mob'bed in.
Piedras Negra and turned back
while attempting to rescue womei
-Washington. A ' dispatch 'from
Mexico City receiyed, through the
French embassy today stated there
have, been manifestations agajfist
Americans in the city, but order now"
WANTS MEISENBERG BODY TO
LIE AT CITY HALL
Aid. Frank A. Gazzolo of the Eigh
teenth Ward will introduce a' resolu
tion in the City; Council tonight ask
ing that they allow the body of ftSam
my' Meisenberg, Chicago Boy who
fell" during the battle of Vera Gruz,
to lie in state in the City Hallv
Sam's body wjll be sent, fronTVera
Cruz tomorrow to the home of his
parents "at3.340 R. Racine, av.
After having worked, for one farm
&r for twfenty-five years without be
ing paid anything; and without ask
ing for it, George F. Brown has enter
ed a suit in Canton, O., for $9,000
back pay. In "his petition he said that
he had not had a pay day or twenty
five years and that-he feared his em
ployer was trying to cheat him,