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FRIDAY, JUNE 26, 1914.
WILLING TO DIE THE CALUMET NEWS PAGE NINE WHATITIS FOB Recruiting Office Reflects Attitude of Troops of Gen. Huerta l.iiiiiUni. Junt- 1'6. Tin following dc tTiiUon of Huertu'M arrn m M,,.,, la printed by the London Dallj Kx preegj BMMte4 from its Hi;ii corres pondent. Oliver Ma lux itueffer, under (late of Vera I'ruz: At the moment . f wr'iniK BO one really known win-trur tin- prowexa of the Mexican army is lo he t rted .inainnt the rohorls of t!i- hated Cm, Should actual "wat " take lh il,i-e of 'peaceful u up.it ion," fear it will !' " had lookout f r Mexico. I have kMM aid.- to make i lioaa tudy of the federal Irojpa, ".en. Au reilano BtaMMet, ii Minister of war h 'inK (riven me gttgettal tacttltta wbea I wa in Mexico city. Lei me ay at ou-e that then- are certain reglgteffC (jnlte worthy of meeting tin Ainorican army in tli Held, iimiiKh not, it mu.st be eonfeaeed with much chance of Mooeaa, There is for example, the Twenty ninth Hattalion of Infantry, of which Hen. Wamguat in him If is colonel In iliief. Seen on parade, the for,. ma 0D. i vcr miKht he unfavoraldy impress ed. Their drill is like that of all Max it an troops. bloVenl . their appearance niipreposHesslnK. Vet tliey have that inoKt preeloitH of all military BoagM lona a tradition. They have foUKlit from end to and of the republic, geualh with lUCCew the) are good marksmen, and their lMwen of gyarefctag might arouse the envj of many Bgropean armies, o, they march under difficulties, mt lag that the Bggagaiaaartel problem li scarcely even attacked In Mexico, and they are forced to "live on" a country which all too frequent!) haa nothing to live upon itself. Dream of the Army. Another excellent body of men is the fiidada (le log Supremos Podefea, though it is scarcely likely to coflM Into action aKainst the Invading Am ericans. It includes all arms, la choOM (Tom the best man g tag army, and is, in actual fust, the president bodyguard though at the moment of writing it i ta as uarrison of the capital. In case of trouble, however, it Is llkei) to Rttd iin output for aii its energies in oe cortlng the prealdent to the Pacific JJJ ; '"" han m eagggming the . f the lavadara. . Weaathe eagdMkaj gf the rc, components of the Mexl- 'M-lence,. I J (ht. , imagtalloggd somebat- - Md aruilary. Their g. JSJ 'M 'n"h: M Sch- ; U Old pattern - M-n i. aaaagdi some ,. " ' ."iad va.ious other pieces ' 4 not the opportunity to I I iinine. ' lieutenant instructor, ,v : ""' '"' rt-trtag men. a-aa to wd to txptow the a-orking or n,e lk'"'-' M .o pieees, .Ut wIh. ,,,. Pa"!. togathar again, he ami WWPtUad to admit himself defeated "'"' I left was still Mndlni de- per ng meaaagea to someone un willed who could explain to him the towhnnlam. to muefa foe ReM arm wry, Some Strange Types. ' '" Wai hither from Mexi. o City of the Uritish refugee trains, We tapped lor a time at station call ed Baledat The platform was, as us m. toed with infantrymen in thai ' Me the Ninth I'.attalion. One of the men stood axactiy oggeatte the plat form at my car. and I talk. ..I to ,I1M The conversation Ni,s something uu,. this: "Why are you genet" "1 mi a soldier, i have oegaa to Bgfet the oringoa.M "Whj do you want to Rgat iheinV" "1 do not know." ' I was at San .ujs 1'otosi -In pris on. Thej hroiiKht me here and nave me thle," (holding -Mauser title). "Are yog a good ebotf 1 do not know. aav one in my hands before, perhaps, tall me how to use it peueel. "Could you Kie mt moiiev to IrtJV food? I hue nothing for three days. Or Thank you thank you most Lone live the Orinaoa." I have not exaggerated la the kauri. and this is a fair example of the aver age rank and Me'of the infantry. Nor m it be wondered n. , myeelf, have seen, in Mexico City, corporals guard f Infantr) marching through the poorer streets, arresting everv man of the poor d iss that came acroae and carrying then: oft t(J the barracka, t i - lowed bowllag mob of women and children, I admit that the Heel that vvou Trafalgar was recruited In much the same wnv but those men were not Mexicans' Brave But Only Boys. The l.est material I have actually seen m Mexico are the hoys from the naval college at Vera Crux, Alter hav ing put up quite a plucky fight aKainst the Americans' landing party, tiny es caped to Tejehira, the ailvajUWd host of the Mexican aimy, w lici t I talked with them. The, averaged from ll to IS yeai-H of ne; the w -re clean, in telligent, and as keen as mustard. Their leader, who had lion one of the Instructors at the echool-u full loadal Indian of Savonarola told me KMOfe of their methods and alms. He concluded, on learning that I wa an Knnlish newspaper man: "Tell rear aaaaga, who, am know, are friendly to us, that we arc not 8av ages. Say thut, even If we cannot win we can at leasi die for our country hs weii as aveg an AsgllalugHMi aid that we try alwas lo show ourselves as men win, oaa earn reaped, If not by our way of living and BghtUsg, than b the way we die." He said it with pis lon. and I found it affecting, and promised I,, fail Vet the message. gggae ether of the Mexloaa troops, i have no douht. will light well, as for instance, (he Zapatista revolutionists, who are di Bghlera, Baa shots, and splendidly mounted. ?ut. at the l.cst. Bexaaaateg as they do, neither military know le.P ,. nor any oinmissariat whatever, n,, media al service, and general! who are woraa than useless, they car. hope for gothlni hatter than to "earn respect l,y the wa they die." Up rusty never had 'ollld you, (A I eaten cigar? much. THE MEANING OF THE FLAG. The addresH ol Seerctnr of the In terior Lane in which he imagined the American Han as speaking of itself, ggve n;d egpreealog to the rational idea thai tie gag is a ayaihot, heed for what it represents, and that what it rapreaenta is the spun ..f the Am erican Conetltution and the agsgflrnn people. The Secretary evidently would have the ga Inspire in each citizen the krf tier atgnlltoagee of his own coatribu Uon to what makes tin Republic great. He 1. films OUt the notion that all Americana ore making the ilag the member of Ceagfaw ehen be per forms his duty as a lenisiator, the school teat her when she Imparts the alphabet to boy who will write a song to . heer the hearts of millions, the mother when she cares for the nursling who one da will be a man or woman of the Republic, He represents the Hag as making the admission. "floUM times 1 am loud. gerteh, end full of the ego thai btaeta judgnn nt." This is true of all flagl at times indeed it has been true af ours. Hut on the wind" the American fia is less the lyasbol of thli rice of nations than any other emblem of its class in the world. The American people have shown creditable Judgment and restraint dur ing the le elopnient oT the tr.ilm sit uation with respect to MeXiCO, It 1 1 hope, I the complications will he UU tangled without resort to war. This will be a consummation adding fresh glory to the Hag, Bvenlng Wlaconein, Interior View of Mexican Jail And a United States Barricade Ancient and Modern Coins 1 i A I rTTTTTt ? f f i 1 " I i ll . : ' - .... J ? - i Photos copyright, 1014. by American l'ress Association. WBBM the Ainericnn soldiers captured 'era Ogg they seized the old fortress "f San Jugg de TJIgg, used by PrgaMenl Huerfit as a prison Chiefly (Of natives that bed opposed him politically. Most of the political pyleooari were liberated by the Dolled states, troops tie cause no definite charges had ever been made against them, The illustration shows a view of the interior of the prison with mi American guard (ut the rightt and two Mexican prisoners nt the doorways of their cells; also (nt the bottom) an American infantryman outside of Vera Cruz behind a barricade made of sacks tilled with sand. In a London churh tower there is a Bid ward Cavanaugh, Jr., II, Is dead . lock which strikes the hours and in Philadelphia from the effect of tin liters, hut hau no dials nor other Rral hall -doan drinks of whiskey h v isihl ividencee of the time vcr took. The National mute-uin coin and mcd- i collection of some i;. pc os, ln- 1'luden Hcvirnl Chinese coins of the earliest type, datftag back to n Lout LJ. 4 H. C. The i nest pieces of this ancient coinage ui of "spade," "key" and cir cular term, tcfuaad Masarohauaaaa I cioth" money, some ,.t them over 4,mo .seals old. While their face value probably was not more thun few cente, ea h individual is worth a lar e sum toda Anoth. r odd form af early coin s the t'hinese "knife" mono of whh h several spe. imeiis are exhibited. They rageenble nothrgg eo much as a s. t gf very old and thin razor blades. It seems that the knife was the first arti cle of tiade in China; the aborigines bought their net'esslties for so ggMl knives, and it was gggj natural for them to adopt this imagery in their arrr trade coin. Most of these con- are ol iron and copper, tun some are it silver, Kohl, lead and bamhoo. These i '(iin. se coins form part of the Ceorge li. (Jlover collection, whh h lie hides representative coins from manv of the dynasties ,,f China, and a set of modern coins dated l!u7. Coins from the tftng. Tartar. Tschlne. Hsia, Yuen, the HebeUion f Prkeeee and other periods are arram-'ed In ChrOOO logkml oriier rggfljbag frean abaefl ISM It, C. to recent Issues Some lieer anthiuc amulets and medals are al.-o in this eeOoetioa and several Old mon ey antl medal molds. i'rom Japan there are several rare old coins of gold, silver and copp. r. and an issue of 1h7i. The Clover ex hihit includes -.'i-'.' coins and medals The Henry Adams collection of coins comprises manv interest ing pices of money gad medals strink in various Kuropcan kingdoms as well as a num ber retattaa le the Booth amor loan countries. A rental kahly complete I'.HIsh series has been preeewtoo to the museum iy the I'olish National alliance Of the 1'nitcd States. While the medal collection is repre sentative of neatly every country of the world, a large part of it pertains to the United States. This part is di vided into the following divisions: Prior to the revolution, revolutionary conmu-niorat ing revolutionary create, but issued eubeeojuantly, and 181.-114, Mexican, civil and Spanish-American war periods. a large nambec af the medals m- tncmoratlnu notahlc events in the United States, referring to history, ex ploration and centennials, while others are breeUM copies of presidential med als, peace medale, ttfeaavtag medals from the novernment mint, and in dlvidual rewards for personal serv ices rendered the gUIBTUmOJlt agM trifc. Among tae, foreian coins and medals is a line sles from (Ireat liriiam another i ,ni KranoOt while Austrl Itelgium. !tal. the Net I .-rlano Nor way, Portugal, Rum la, Sweden, switt erlund, Porto Rico and the Philippe aa, ire re pi, -Men ted. The coi intra i Spain and the Spanish possessions well shown, and from Africa and Asia there arc manv Interesting spet Inn ns of'ua clent and modern moneys. The coin collected of the I'nited States ia incomplete, but contains nu merous particularly interesting sucol ineiis Sonic of the recalled - anl cent OOPPer pieces and the 5, 10 and ?" cent pices of silver arc included. Samples af the American coinage Of the island possessions s al.-o on X hlhition. As a whole, thotmh not complete o far as is'ug of coins are coin i nod, this collection Is exceptionally Inter esting and valuable, including, aa Xt does, examples from so many coun tries and localities. Applewood is the favorite material for ordinary saw handles, and some uoes into so-called briar pipes. Northern State Normal School MARQUETTE. MICHIGAN. SUMMER SCHOOL, June 29th to August 7th. Ideal Place for Summer Study. Over One Hundred Classes, Rca llgf Normal School Classes Rev,w Classes for County Teachers' Examinations. Special Classes in Agriculture, Drawing and Music. Classes for Teachers and Pros pective Teachers. FOR BULLETIN OR INFOR MATION write Doris I. Bowron, I James H. 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