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REGULARS COMING OUT OF MEXICO
First picture of Uncle Sam's regulars coming out of Mexico. Major
General Pershing has just led 12,000 soldiers across the border, all trained
to the minute in the latest tactics of war after months spent in the south
ern republic. These regulars are being held ready for any emergency
growing out of the new war crisis.
U. S. WOULD GET SERVICES OF
WRIGHT IN CASE OF WAK
New York, Feb. 12. Orville
Wright, inventor of aeroplanes, an
nounced today that in case of war
he would abandon private affairs and
offer his services to help organize an
"We have pitifully small number of
military and licensed civilian pilots,"
said Wright, "but it takes but about
two weeks to develop and train a
good military aerial observer.
"I favor the small, high-climbing
plane, Every step in the European
war has proved that it is the light,
quick machine that can get up and
down and around rapidly that is the
"You can't combine weight and ef
ficiency in aircraft. The heavily
'armored plane has been a failure
"I would be absolutely against the
manufacture of Zeppelins or dirigi
bles except for observation purposes.
As an offensive weapon in war the
Zeppelin has been a flat failure."
Glass is now made so as to be prac