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First Addition To Beverly Park Lots In This Addition Are 80X140. Streets 40 Feet Wide Have Been Cleared And Grad ed. Prices: #18:; and #19*; a Lot. Terms, $1$ Cash And $; or #10 Per Month. Location: Just North Of Beverly Park Depot; Only 10 Minutes By Trolley From Corner Of Colby Hewitt. DANIEL A. DURYEE 2822 Colby Aye. Both Phones 109 WHY AMERICAN TROOPS PATROL MEXICAN BORDER (Continued from Page One.) foreign affairs; (iuillerimo de Landay Kscandon, governor of the federal dis trict; Joakuin D. Casasus, lawyer, banker and one-time Mexican ambassa dor nt Washington; Pimento! yl-agoaga. president of the Banco Central; Table Macedo, president of the Dance National Rosendo Pineda, a director of the Ban co Nacional and a member of the cham ber of deputies and lastly a German ,l)anker, Hugo Scherrer by name, the representative of several great Euro pean banking houses. The operations of the tientifico group are carried on through the me dium of the Compania Bancaria de Ob rasy Pieties Raii-cs, popularly known as the Bancaria and related to the great Banco Nacional which with its fifty-seven branches has been called the Bank of England in Mexico. The Ban caria has provided a very convenient cloak for the government grafters for by its means they arc enabled to con ceal their identity and to take govern ment contracts or obtain government concessions without scandal and with out undesirable publicity. Let me make it clear—and this I am saying only nfter due consideration—that today so wholly is the control of Mexican affairs in the hands of the Cientificos, it is im possible for an outsider to obtain a government contract or concession with out paying tribute to them or their agents. So well is this fact known to foreign concession hunters that, not one of them dreams of going to the National Palace unless he is accompanied either by Senor Limantour. Corral. Casasus. Pimentel. or Pineda to help him urge his suit. It is said in Mexico that if a concession seeker having a sound and business-like proposition to offer, will disregard the ring and go straight to President Diaz, he is very likely to have his petition granted. This was truer ten years ago. however, than it is today. The president is an old man now and neither his mind nor his mem ory—remarkable as both are still—is as active as it was once. Here is the fashion in which a ton cession, obtained through the usual ( ientifico channels, works out. Let us suppose that you want to build a rail way from Tguala, the present end of railway coniimmieation being Guerrero, through to the Pacific. Such a conces sion, it is obvious, would serve to open up a rich but almost unknown state and would do much to further the pros perity of the entire region. Is it. then, promptly granted to you on those grounds? Not at all. You go to either Senor lasasus or Senor Pimentel or Benor Peneda. lay your proposition be fore him and retain his services for drafting the concession and taking it up with the president. Money is not even mentioned —graft in Mexico is not as crude as that. The president is ap proached and the concession duly grant c-d. Then there ensues a long and ag gravating delay in the making out of the necessary papers. You call in Senor Casosus. or Senor Pimentel or Senor Pineda, whichever one you have chosen to ' assist" you—and enquire the reason for this delay. "The gov ernor of the state through which your railway is to pass." you are told, "has been so much worried and occupied in trying to take care of a mortgage which Evertest 5* Quality Goods Do not accept substitutes Pacific Grocery Co. is about to be foreclosed on his haci enda that he, poor man, has not been able to find time to give attention to your matter." That is your cue to come forward. - What is the amount of his mortgage which is so troubling the governor that he can not attend to my concession.'' jou ask. '"Ten thous and dollars" is the answer. "That is soon settled." you reply, if you kHOW your business. "I will pay the mortgage ami take it over. It need give the gov ernor no further concern. He will then be at liberty. I presume, to settle the formalities of my concession." So you pay the ten thousand dollars in bank notes—to cheques here —to your ad viser, and fpromptly the (paper! con summating your concession are forth coming. Later on. the interest on the mortgage becoming overdue, you find that the "hacienda" en which you hold a claim consists of an acre or so of mountainside or arid desert. Later on you will get a bill from your legal ad viser for "services rendered" that will stagger you, and. as though that and the "hacienda" were not enough, you 'will receive an invitation that if your 'railway is to run smothly it would be 'well to grease the rails by presenting a few blocks of stock to certain gentle men whose names are given you. Thus works the System in the dominions of Mexico." •After Diaz, what? is the question I that the Cientificos are now asking 'themselves." concludes Professor Powell. (an they this little group of able but rapacious men —maintain themselves? They have great holdings of lands and stocks. They control the financial in stitutions of the country. Yet they live only by and through the power of Diaz to hold the country and the people in i heck. No. there is one other source of security for this band—their alliance with foreign Investors and foreign in terests in Mexico. They regard this as their insurance and security. And quite rightly, the great debt of the country, nearly half a billion, is held chiefly in the United States and Ger many. Besides this, citizens of Great Britain, Germany and the United States hue investments in Mexico amounting to over a billion and a half, and 65 per cent of this is American. How long, think you. would the gov ernments of England, France and Ger many permit a disturbance in Mexico 'which threatened their interests or the lives of their subjects. German invest ments alone exceed a billion marks — and how William the Ambitious would jump at siuh an excuse for obtaining that long-coveted foothold in the west ern world, which only the firmness of an American president kept him from getting in Venezuela. How long, think you. would American national senti ment permit such a defiance of the Monroe doctrine as would lie brought about say, by a German intervention in Mexico 1 Rut it is the United States after all, which is most vitally concerned in the solution of the Mexican problem, and it is American financiers who will bring about, sooner or later, an American in tervention. You have only to be in Mexico a day or two to realize bow ir resistibly the country is sinking into the power Of the American investor. If the Mexican government owns the rail If you use You arc for Everett Everett, Wash. ways, tlie American financiers own what is fur more inijxirtant, the railway bonds: large agricultural, commercial, and mining concessions in the Republic are held by Americans; it is Americans who have given .Mexico light and power ami heat ami mean- of urban communi cation; it is American engineers who drive the trains, and American man agers who operate them; American artesian wells are irrigating the dry country, and American steam plows arc tilling it, and American 'Harvesters are gathering the resultant crops; American managers arc found in charge of the banks and nones and mills ami hacien das; it is American prospectors and pioneers who are opening up the waste places of the Republic to commerce nnd civilization. And still American capital comes rolling in. like an inexorable wave of fate. In t hi' history of the world there has never been so complete and sucessful a commercial invasion of a nation. This invasion has , nine from the North, quietly, silently, without blare of bugle or rattle of drum, but it is proving far more inimical to Mexican independence than did ever the march of the Conquistadores from the South femr hundred years ago. It is the bondholders, when all is said and done, who really order the future of a nation, and the bondholders in this particular case are to lie found for the most part in Wall Street and Capel Court, -lust at present Mexican securities stand reasonably high, but they are fluttering and every day that adds to the age of Diaz makes them flutter more. Should an insurrection or civil war follow the death of Diaz, with a consequent undermining of the public credit and the enforced cessation of industry, th-re would be a slump in Mexican securities. Ami it is just such a slump that their holders —chief among them the Standard Oil and the Morgan-Guggenheim interests —are de- termined to avoid. It requires no un usual amount of perspicuity to see that if Mexico could be nssnred of a sane and stable government after Diaz' death there would he no slump in Mexican securities. What, then, if the bond ladders and concession owners could be assured of a government as stable as that of the United States, and, above all else, a government friendly to American interests'.' Why. in such an event. Mexican securities of every name and nature would go higher than an aeroplane. And that is precisely what those, bondholders and conces sionaries intend shall happen. They intend not that the government of Mexico shall be as stable as that of the United States, but that it shall be the government of the United States —and I herein you have the long and the short of it. President Diaz will pass away in the fullness of his years; Corral will claim the presidency; the Anti-re-electoquis as. or the Reyistss or some other fac tion will try to oust him; uprisings will start in the discontented North; the unsubdued Yaquis and Mayas will take advantage of the general confusion to pay their Mexican masters some of the debts they owe; the anti-American feeling which exists from one end of the republic to the other will manifest it self by the stoning of American houses, the destruction of American property, perhaps by the shooting of American citizens. And in all this the secret agents of the foreign financial inter ests will take good pains to whoop the Mexicans on to their own undoing. An American "Army of Pacification" will enter the country to protect American interests and to forestall any attempt at European intervention; an American protectorate or political dependency or sphere of influence —call it by what name you wish will be established, and a puppet will he installed with all due ceremony in the presidential chair, with an American political resident beside him to put I the strings and an Ameri can army of occupation to back his or der- up. That is about what will eventually happen in Mexico, and most intelligent Mexicans know it and dread it, from the president down. In April last dur ing the course of a private conversa tion. General Diaz expressed the fear that u|sm his death exactly such a state of affairs as I have outlined would come to pass." Professor Powell must certainly Da congratulated on having prophesied ex actly what would happen with great accuracy. This accounts for the ru mors of President Diaz's death. It is evident that if that event had occurred plenty of people guessed what would happen. Perhaps Washington believed Diaz was seriously ill and hurried its preparations. Perhaps it was consider til that the insurgents were making too much headway and the Cientificos ipiietly let it he understood among their Wall Street friends that they would la very seriously embarrassed should the revolution spread much more. For it is obvious that if the revolutionaries really gainej the up|*-r hand nnd es tablished a government which any power might recognize the bondholders would be in a very precarious position. Therefore it is just as well that the I'nited States should get there first and that some sort of a protection should 1# established which will protect Home of the interests. Supposing the revo lutionaries were suddenly recognized by (iermany or dapan as being the govern ment of Mexico, serious complications might arise. The Memixans themselves hate the Americans to such an extent that the moving of troops across the border might but flame the insurrec tionary movement. It is evidenf that THE LABOR JOURNAL Carsten's Packing Company ■nHmMBHi mmrmmmmmmmammmu mm mux Fresh and cured Meats, Hams, Bacon and Lard Lt M White Swan Shortening Use .^ All United States Government Inspected 2918 Colby Avenue WATCH FOR THE WAGON of the Everett Shoe Mfg. Co. Will call for and deliver any orders in the shoe line. Repair work done on short notice. Phone Ind. 731. Sun set 614. EVERETT SHOE MFG. CO. John Goldthorpe, Mgr. 2938 BROADWAY. the situation needs most careful hand ling and that the bondholders must be protected, The question is. how on earth is the United States going to protect its bondholders effectually enough to prevent Mexican securities slumping, without annexing Mexico. Truly the ghost of Harriman is stalk ing along the banks of the Rio Grande and Washington may exclaim with Hamlet. "Whither "ill thou lead met" GOSSIP WITH THE PRINTS Henry Russau, captain and owner of the launch "Mitchell." the printers' official "mulligan" ship, met with a serious accident last week caused by stepping on a rusty nail. It was feared for awhile that blood poison would set in and cause the loss of the leg, but we are glad to say that be i~ getting along nicely tit this time and will be all right in a few clays. 11. L Hughe*, editor of The Spokane Labor World, visited the local v and gave the boys an inspiring Hereafter any print wl - ■ - i electric juice in hi- hmis< privilege of contributing |i the local treasury for that The Long and Short Of It We are still at the old stand doing good PRINTING of all kinds at RIGHT PRICES. News Publishing Company Morrow Bldg, 2912 Rockefeller Phone 271. The Labor Journal is printed here DOLSON & CLEAVER has purchased at 40c on the DOLLAR, the entire stock of the Thomp- son Mercantile Co. in Tacoma Sale Commences Saturday, At n I O m*\ Ft .-O " THE STORE THAT l# v# IO 11 CML saves you MONEY " Cleaver BOTH PHONES 217 HEWITT AND ROCKEFELLER \1 Kiso. who is working on the Ta coras Ledger, was around among the boys Monday. Al spent his cub days in this city and is always glad to meet the boys again. C. W. Kookegj has started the Puget Press print in"; establishment, on Pine street, and will run it as a union shop. Mr. Koockegy comes with a reputation of fair dealing with the printing trades and we wish hint success. News Item front the llickfown Bee — Our old friend, Bryan! dames, hit his fingef with the business end of an axe ~• , ; her morning. The doctor says ".ryant will get well. They all come back. Bryant dames is back on the Tribune after nearly two \ears in Montana and eastern points. Here to -tay awhile this time SI he is building a home on south ( olby. It Fred Overman talks in his sleep ilsitit "cedar stumpage at $1.00 a thousand, "grazing land at 'steen dol- lars an acre." it isn't to be wondered it tor Fred's head is as full of schemes these days as an egg is of meat. When the frogs begin to croak and the trees to bud it is a sure sign that 'lie Mulligan season is almost here, dim Webster and Geo. Riggins listened to the frog chorus the other night anil have since been seen surreptitoiisly polishing up the "mulligan" cans. They are coni plating calling for bids for the season's supply of '-pink lemonade." The Cascade Printing Co. has kicked over the traces and will run a non union shop In the future. Some '-show We" people gd into the printing busi aes* Bl they do in other lines of busi ness and the prints have to assume the role of demonstrators. 9 A.M. Both Phones 21 Custom Tailors' Union Label IS ON YOUR GARMENTS We have a fir»t-cla« shop and are prepared to take care of your wants in up-to-date clothes. REMOVED TO 1812 1-2 HEWITT. OVER THE CHICAGO OUTFITTING CO. WE LEAD while others follow FOR FINE PHOTOS Tbe Brusb studio WE MOVED TO COMMERCE BLDG. Phone 700. Investigate our methods our stock of lumber and shingles, and our prices. We are confident that it will re- ' n secur > n 8 >''>ur business when you need anytning from a fence post to a bill of lumber for a bouse. Shnigles, Laths or Lumber—One Piece or a Carload. Ferry Baker Lumber Go. Sunset 886, 887 PHONES Ind. 88 The Yakima Market Is a UNION Market Ask the Butcher for His Card 1916 Hewitt Aye. 1794 THE Hartford Fire Insurance Co. Is the largest premium earning company in America. It paid in full the largest loss in the world's history in the Sau Francisco dis aster, and now has twenty-one millions of assets. It is above sus picion. 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