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THE BEE: OMAHA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1917.
LANSING SENDS . SHARP NOTE TO CDBA U. S. Will Not Recognise Any Government Established by Revolt. TROOPS JOIN THE REBELS Washington. Feb.' H. Secretary Lansing sent to the Cnban people to day a warning that any government that might be established by revolt could not be recognized by the United States. Intervention by the United States is contemplated with reluctance, but the intimation has been conveyed to Presidcut Menocal and to the leaders of the uprising that such a step may be taken if it becomes necessary. The message to the Cuban people was sent to Minister Gonzales and to all Ameri can consuls with instructions that it be given widest publicity. Menocal Expect Settlement. President Menocal has declared that he has no doubt of his ability to confine the rebellion to a small area. He has also explained that it is his conviction that the special election being held today in Santa Clara province will be accepted as the so lution of the electoral deadlock, which brought about the revolt.' Minister Gonzales in mesages to the State department has confirmed the report that a part of the garrisons in Camaguey has joined in the revolt and that grave fear is felt that the administration may not be able to suppress the movement The character of the message sent to the Cuban people was practically the same as that enunciated by Presi dent Wilson at the overthrow of the Maderd government in Mexico. It was pointed out that the policy of the American government announced then, not to recognize as legal any government that came into pow" by violence, was exchanged. , Troop Join Revolutionist. Havana, Feb.' 14. President Meno. cal is reliably quoted a admitting that troops are in revolt in Camaguey province. The insurgent will beat tacked by a heavy force, under Col onels Figuroa and Colazzo. . The small group of rebels in Cn ente .. province elaahed . with . loyal troops yesterday afternoon. The rebel lost seven killed and several wounded. Five or six minor encount er between rurale and rebels have also been reported from various points. El Mundo quotes President Menocal as ' saying that the yacht Julito, owned by former President Gomel, ha been captured near Cas ilda, inSanta Clara province, by the captain of the port. A reflection held in one precinct of Cumanayagua, Santa Clara proVH inca. to aeciac me maywaiiy ui wen fuegaa, was won by the conservatives There was no disorder at the election U. S, SOLDIERS ! CROSS BORDER I FTERRAIDERS 'j (Contfeaed ton 0 border, cavalr. troops vvill-. cross, in an effor to rescue them. Jv.-;( ' Raid Monday Afternoon. ' Eugene Romney, a relative of one of the missing Mormon cowboys,: said today the Mexican raider crossed the border into the United States Monday afternoon after cut ting the line fence. The raid oc curred, he said, soon after a troop of the Twelfth cavalry had passed by on , patrol duty. The, Mexican, raiders ' rode to the Corner ranch, sixty miles southeast of Hachita, ordered all Mexicans employed there to join their band, took cattle and horse and then went in search of the three Mor mop cowboys, who were out on the range rounding up cattle. Romney said. The raiders were believed to have obtained their information as to the whereabouts of the cowboys from the Mexican ranch hands. Other Raid By Miranda. Romney said he obtained his infor mation of the raid from Lent Spills- bury, the Mormon scout with Gen era! Pershing in Mexico, who was at CaiTazal and who was taken prisoner, together with negro cavalrymen, by de 'facto troop, Spillsbury ha a ranch a short distance from the Cor ' ner, ranch,, which is owned by the Pafemas Land and "Cattle company, an lAmerican company. The raid Monday followed a raid at the Nogale camp, forty miles south of the border, which occurred on . February 10, according to infor mation received here. This raid also was made bv Miranda's command. cattlemen ' here believe. Ten horses were killed and a large quantity of stock and supplies taken there. . This ranch is also owned by 'Americans. Cut International Fence. The Mexicans cut the international fence in making their raid. They were led, according to reports here, by Prudencio Miranda, a semi-inde pendent leader aiueo to villa. ; I he Lorner rancn, or Ktchard son's" ranch, as it is known in south ern New Mexico, is located in an angle formed by the international boundary which run directly south from a point half way between Co lumbus and Hachita, then turns at right angles westward. The ranch is about sixty mile southwest of Co lumbus and an equal distance from " Hachita. This angle in the border has been the scene of a number of . raids during the last five years. At Lone Cabin, between Columbus and the Corner ranch, Mexicans crossed prior to the Columbus raid, fought a .skirmish with American soldiers and tied back across the border. ' Raid have also been made at Dog Springs ind near Lang's ranch. "Death Troop" Entrains. Juarez, Mexico, Feb. 14. Two hun. dred of the "death troop" of General Jose Carlos Marguia's command en trained today to go to the Casas Grandes district un pursuit of Villa troops operating in "that district, Gen eral Murguia announced today he would lead the command in person and would take 500 men into the field with him. ,t '. Telegraphic reports received at military headquarters from Casas Grande : and intermediate points along the Mexican Northwestern rail road cay the Villa followers have left the vicinity of the railroad line and have moved into the district recently J occupied ay oenerat rersning troop German Official Version of Proposal Made to Washington London. Feb. 14. The German of ficial version of the proposals made through the Swiss minister in Wash ington for a conference on subma rine questions is given in the follow ing official telegram, says Router's Amsterdam correspondent. 'What lies at the bottom of this ' report is the following: A telegram from the hwiss minis ter in Washington was transmitted to Germany by Switzerland, in which the minister offered, if Germany was agreeable, to mediate in negotiations with the American government about the declaration of prohibited areas. as thereby the danger of war between Germany and the .United States might be diminished. "The Swiss government was then requested to inform its minister.. at Washington that Germany, as before, was ready to negotiate with America north of Casas Grandes and west of the Northwestern railrqad line. Moving to Border. Presideo, Tex., Feb. 14. Ranchers from the interior of Mexico are mov ing their families to the border at Ojinaga, opposite here, and reports brought by them say Villa followers were marching toward the border. These reports cannot be confirmed here. VON BERNSTORFF AND PARTY SAIL FOR COPENHAGEN itmMm torn Pm. Out.) hours before tome overt act would bring about hostilities. Hope Wir Will Not Come. A the day passed, however, and no overt act appeared to have been committed, the former ambassador became- more and more optimistic, finally saying: , "Maybe it is possible that war may be averted. The president i repre sented in the newspaper as having made it clear that the next time he went to congress it would not be to ask for war, but in connection with American shipping.- What doe that mean? To me personally .that could mean but one thing namely, the con voying of ships.".. Turning to American neutrality, be said: ' "You, have shipped yoor goods to the allies because they had command of the seas. If the conditions had been reversed and the German navy, instead of the British, had that com jQanAjou : would have shipped your goods to"u'7 Naturally any person's sympathies are where he does busi ness. You can't blame him for that. "I said maybe it was possible for war to be averted,' didn't I? Of course, you must understand that is conditional upon Germany being able to bring the entente to its- knees be fore anything happens to involve the United States. The submarine cam paign is bound to increase in inten sity a the weatner gets warmer, j The' former ambassador was asl tea whether he thought the warning con tained in thei Get-man not announc ing the new submarine policy woultHfK serve to keep Americans out oi tne danger tones. He replied hopefully: "If it only doesl Then everything will be all right. If no Americans are killed there will be no war. I hope that war can be averted. To an untoward incident which oc curred as the ambassador stepped from the automobile to the pier the Ijf Brink.or jf,,: hildren! I IS Grown-Ups j? .''There's a Reason JW ' in case the commerce barrier against our enemies remained untouched. "As is obvious, Germany could only have entered into .such negotiations on condition that, firstly, diplomatic relations betwei-n America and Ger many should lie restored ana sec ondly, that the object of the nego tiations could only oe certain con cessions respecting American pas senger ships. "The interdiction of overseas im ports proclaimed against our ene- n,;a tlim.irrl. ,1,1 rcr i.- A a llhltl 3 r 1 11 I Nina LIIIVUp,.. M.I. .. ................. tuarfar uimilrl (hue pvFn if rlinlnmnttr relations with America were restored, be in no circumstances relaxed. "The reply of the Swiss minister at Washington expressed very clearly that in the resolute carrying out of our U-boat war against the entire overseas import of our enemies there is for us no turning back." police attached little importance. A young man tried to approach tne party and was seized by detectives who hurried him to police headquar ters. He said he was Alfred Hopkins, 19 years old, of New York City and had been given a letter by a man in that city who instructed him to hand it to the ambassador. A letter was found on him, together with a horo scope nd writings of astrology and astronomy. The police took posses sion of these and telenhnned for Hoo- I kins' relative to come to Hoboken. i The prisoner refused to tell the name i of the man who gave him the letter. He said that his sore object in coming here was to deliver the letter. Ready for Examination. Halifax, N. S., Feb. 14. One hun dred government officials and in spectors arrived here today from Ottawa to take part in the examina tion of the steamer Frederick VIII, j which will stop at this port on its way to Copenhagen with Count von Bern storff and his suite. The steamer, which is expected to arrive here Fri day, will not enter the harbor until after nightfall government officials said and will also depart at night. Unusual precautions are being taken to guard the members of the party during their stay here. The steamer will not stop at Quarantine, but will enter the harbor and naval patrol boat will escort it to an anchorage near shore. It was announced that examination of the cargo would begin immediately upon the steamers arrival to de termine whether the Frederik VIII carried contraband. . Enos Mills to Lecture At First Methodist Church - Instead of at the Boyd theater the Enos Mills' bird lecture, which the Audubon society has arranged, will be given at' the First Methodist church, Monday evening, February 26. The lecture ia free to adult mem bers, but a small charge is made for non-members. A meeting of the Audubons to ar range for the lecture will be held aSt urday evening at 8 o'clock at the pub lic library. T Prevent Grip. Cold'cuuM trip Laxative promft-Qatttdn nmovw - caunn. Th.f. M oiily '' one "RROMO QUININR." E. W. droTe'i ilfna- lurftinnf Box. jSM, Adv.rtlMia.Dt. v.w - r Preildeat Name P Swrtere. Weehinffton, Feb. 14. (Hpeclal Telegram ) Prealdent Wlleon nee nent to the eenote the followln nemee for poatmtetnre: lows. H. D. Muemitn, Uermanla.; Arthur B. Baa eett, I.Utle Htoiix: Oectr O. Conwelt, Lovihv, Peter H. Jurteneen, Lowrt.n; Joeephlne Mu Mehon, Hllbourne; C. Ola Ooode, Melrher; William 11. Fowler. P.tlon; Kmll M. Petere. Hcbleewlx: John Grant, Stanwaod; Uayme L. Petereen Tltonka. Nebraska Laura IS. Rmlth. Doniphan. STEAMSHIP RYNDAM BACK ATNEW YORK Adriatic and Carmania, Which Sailed from New York to Liverpool, Arrive Safely. NEW ROUTE FROM SWEDEN New York, Feb. 14. Germany's un restricted submarine warfare resulted in the return today of the Dutch steamship Ryndam to this port.. Its arrival was coincident with announce ments that the British liner Adriatic, carrying one American citizen, had arrived safely in England and that a Swedish passenger vessel, the Stock holm, would sail from here February 16 by way of Halifax for Scandina vian ports on a route outside the U boat zone. The Ryndam, a Holland-American liner, came back after a 6,000-mile voyage because its captain, William Kohl, changed his mind about con tinuing after receiving wireless in formation from the government sta tion at Arlington, Va., about Ger many's renewed submarine activities. Officials of the International Mer cantile Marine said word was still being awaited from Washington re garding arming of merchant liners be fore a decision was reached as to whether the St. Louis and other American liners would be allowed to leave port. The United States army transport Kilpatrick arrived here today from the Canal Zone, bringing ten canal work ers, who are Germans. According to a quarantine physician who visited the ship before it docked, the Ger mans came as prisoners, locked in cabins. It was expected they would be taken to Ellis Island. The Cunard line steamship Car mania, which left here February 4 with passengers and cargo for Liver pool, has arrived sately, according to cable information to the line here today. The date of its arrival was not given. AUSTRIA STANDS BY RUTHLESS WARFARE (OratlatMd From Pas One.) marooned Americans detained in Asia Minor. Since the break with Germany no word has been allowed to reach this country either from Constantinople or Sofia. It developed today that the naval collier Caesar, loaded with a quarter ot a million dollars worth of food supplies contributed by Americans for Syrians and Armenians, and the cruis er Des Moines, with a cargo of medi cal supplies, both bound for Beirut, have been ordered held at Alexandria indefinitely by the Navy department. After the break with Germany offi cials here decided it was essential to keep the two vessels from entering a Turkish port until sufficient guarantee had been obtained that they would come to no harm. ,' Much surprise exists here. Over the cutting off of all communication with Turkey and Bulgaria-, wheje the United States is responsible not only for extensive American interests, but also is representing some of the bel ligerent powers. American Detained Year. The plight of the thousand Ameri cans who have been detained more than a year by the Turkish military authorities, despite assurances of the Turkish foreign office that they would be released, is arousing alarm here because the whole section ia largely destitute of food and is known to be infected with disease. Turkey, after peremptory demands, agreed to allow the Americans to leave, but the Turkish military di rector there refused for a long time on the ground that the refugees would take away military information. 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