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EXPECT CARRANZA TO DEMAND
U. S. RECOGNITION
Washing, May 14. The U. S.
may recognize the belligerency of the
Mexican constitutionalists. Formal
demand that it do so is expected to
be made by Gen. Carranza.almost im
With Tampico, the second most
important seaport in Mexico in his
possession, and with Tuxpam's fall
almost an immediate certainty, the
success of the revolution is assured,
according to officials here.
Arms and ammunition, however,
are again a necessity. Without them
the constitutionalists cannot move
against Mexico City and the south.
Unless belligerency of the constitu
tionalists is recognized the U. S. can
not permit importation of war muni
tions either from the U. S. or through
the port of Vera Cruz. Therefore the
constitutionalist junta here is in con
stant communication with Carranza
Kronprincessin Cecelie, which car
ried cargo of arms for Huerta, re
ported to have landed at Havana,
where she put ashore general cargo
of 650 tons, DUt retained on board
her war munitions.
Expenditure of more than $6,000,
000, made necessary principally- by
the sending of Gen. Funston's bri
gade to Mexico, provided in urgency
deficiency bill reported to House.
State Department says that Huerta
delegates plan to remain in Havana
several days and may "not reach Nia
gara Falls in time for opening of
conference Monday morning.
"BALD JACK" ROSE CAUGHT IN
New York, May 1.4. Cross-examination
of "Bald Jack" Rose in the
Becker trial ended yesterday after
noon, but failed to force a material
change in his story. Becker's coun
sel, Manton, did force Rose toNadmit
that -he had lied in several instances,
although most of these were part of
an old story. Only in one compara
tively unimportant instance was
Rose pinned down toa falsehood
since he made an agreement for im
munity with Dis't Att'y Whitman.
EXPECT RESOLUTION ASKING
AMMONS TO RESIGN
Denver, Col., May 14. State legis
lators were on the tiptoe of expecta
tion when today's session began, an
ticipating that State Senator W. C.
Robinson of Colorado Springs would
carry out liis promise made on the
floor of the upper house yesterday to
introduce, a resolution asking Gov.
B. M. Amnions to resign. Robinson
said he was still determined to carry
out the threat.
The military courtmartial at the
state rifle range -at Golden was re
sumed early today. Several new wit
nesses were called in the trial of
Major P. J. Hamrock, on charges of
murder, -manslaughter, arson and
larceny, growing out of the recent
battle of Ludlow, when six strikers,
eleven children and two women were
killed. Most of the testimony taken
so far has not been damaging to the
Although the time limit for volun
tary surrender of arms in the South
ern Colorado strike zone expired at 5
p. m. yesterday, no attempt at forci
ble seizure has yet been made.
Col. James Lockett, commanding
the United States troops there, said
at Trinidad today that further action
by the troops rested with President
Wilson and Seqretary of War Gar
rison. Of the 3,000 guns surrender-?
ed under the disarmament proclama
tion, 552, rifles and revolvers were
turned over by strikers, exclusive of
00 surrendered by the miners' union.
Five machine guns and 840 rifles, re
volvers and shotguns were surrender
ed by the operators and their mine
guards. jThe remainder - of the
weapons were surrendered by private
.)n'yp.r set piano against an outside
wlL Even temperature in such a
pumuou is almost an impossibility.