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VOL.3, NO. 187 Chicago, Thursday, May 7, 1914 ONE CENT
VERA CRUZ UNDER AMERICAN GUARD
A PICTURESQUE MEXICAN CITY
Correspondent Shepherd Gives a Mighty Interesting De
scriptive Story of the Old Mexican Town Twelve
Hours With Our M-arines on War Duty,
r BY WILLIAM C. SHEPHERD,
United Press Staff Correspondent.
Vera Cruz, Mex., -April 28. (By
Mail to New York.) The first thing
you see in Vera Cruz these days is
the American flag, flying over the
Terminal Hotel and you find the wide
corridors filled with hurrying offi
cers and jackies.
The first thing that catches your
attention, however, will probably be
Captain H. O. McL. Huse. You can't
miss him, You'll know him by his
roar, his mustache, his flashing eya,
and his supreme contempt for civil
ians he being sort of a doortender
for Admiral Fletcher; who is mild be
yond words he stands around roar
ing to folks who come to the ad
miral's headquarters to "sit down,"
"come here, you," "stay out of this
Admiral Fletcher keeps his door
closed, they say, in order to shut out
Huse's roarings. 'Mothers, with
babies, flee. You try to tell any Mex-
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