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Medford Mail Tribune
I'nlr tonight nml Htunlijr
May. it(l; .Mitt. iti Pro. .06.
Pnlly Ninth V.nr
MHDFOllf). ORIWONV. FRIDAY, AIMMI; 21, 101 1.
AT MEXICO CITY
Elht Hundred Americans Still In
Cnnil.il at Mercy o( Dictator, Who
Is Encotiraulnu Attacks by Rioters
a ml Forlililtllnu Police Protection
American Qunrtrr Alinniloncil.
My William (I Hhephorri
(CopjrJulH.1.1 Km by ttiu Unite.;
VIDIt. CIIU'., Motro. April 21 -1-SI
4 ti C hundred American wore mill
In .Mo tiro 1 1 1 - today at lln more)
or tlin irlrtntnr, (ii'iicrul lliicrtu.
Aull-Aiuorltnu ilnmoiiHtnitloti were
golnc on I'outliiiinlly.
lllliid with minor, lliierln In
ntnitUiMl tint pollen nml milillum mil
to niiilit iln iiiolu which rlotod In
(rout of tlio American club, turn thr
it ml of nrniH tnini tho iloor of the
t'lillml Htiili'N eonniiliilo nml Moiii'il
ami limiillncl Amur lean u do woto
lirnto enough lo appear In tli
hi I fill.
Tim American chili hn been
uhninloiioil. Aftitr IIm iihitiiilniiuicnl
It iin hinted.
Tlio American lintel In dctcrtcri
Charge d'Affalrcs O'HIiniiKliucM)
nnuounriid ho ni going to Vera
Cnu lint really It wim liU Intention
to go Kccrolly to Mnntunllln, on tho
Hlnru Tiiemliiy, when Vera Cm
iu taken, Ainerlcmi In tlio rnplttt
Imtn carried their live In their
An iiiuii worked tlroloimly n,t tlio
emliiiMy, propnrlug rifle nml inn
rhino gun, tlio bravo women of Iho
American colony cncoiirnKed them
coiulnntly. No onu aliovttil n lgn
Mr. ('Htiniiitliniiiy ivn III from
inrvoiiimNN lint lio norvod ten nt ttm
cinliniuy to tlio Hum nml women who
went preparing to defend luotunolvn
imMiml tin' opittiMl nttnek of tlio In
fnrlutcil Mottrnmi Mot of tlio limn
hIih wits prostrate on n rourh tint she
hIiowcc! tlio ulitKmt bravery In tlio on
coiiMKoiiiont nIio gate to hor husband
nml tint other.
ll'Cllll'lll t'HIO ClHlll'll
I arrived In Vern Cruz with ISO
imm, women nml children from tlio
American, (tcrmnii nml KiikIUIi coin
nit tt In Mexico City, Another trnln
wng ilno to lento tlio capital lit T thin
Thono remaining Ihrio urn depend
rut on Sir Lionel Carrion, tho llrltUlt
mliilMor. now under order transfer
rim; him to lllo ilo Janeiro. Ilo Ih
doing everything poKdlhlo to protect
Americans nml hlii plan whoa our
pnrty left was to ilUtrllinto thorn
mining tlio vnrlnim iMiihiiHhlcn.
Wednesday evening tlio hu Ameri
can who arrived loilny loft Moxlro
t'lt on s lint ronlly was tin. Ilrlllsh
refugee train. Tho men, women ami
children left behind worn then hiding
In their homo, trimtliiK ( I'anU'ii
lo protect them.
Tui'Hilny nlKlil every mnn In tlo
Ainerlniii colony, InclniltiiK tin; eor
renpomlenlH, wont to the omniim.)
nml prepaiod 27.'. rlfh'M and two nui
ihlno koiih- TIh'nu wt'ro brought rroin
Ihii biiMinent, tented nml found road)
Kvory Interview Chawi d'AffalreH
t)'HhaiiKhmi5Hy had with llnorta In
eroiiHed tlio dlrtator' blind nK0.
Wlion I hint aw O'ShaiiKhni'hay ho
wiih nnnpealtahly worried.
Tho IiihI ropoit wo had hoforo
IN ERUPTION TODAY
IIO.MI', Auil V!l. - Mount
VohiivIiik nml Mount Kliiu
linral into klmulliiiH'ouri mi- f
llvily toiliiy. Ilolli won' him- f
Liniliy vlolenl lii'iuliliiiK" unit 4
f bcyiui ii)iiiiiiK out limi
win no liiuui'iliiito ilnn-
STREET SCENES IN CITY
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Secretary Bryan Pronounces Report
of Fcrclrjn Offers Without Foun
dationVilla's Friendly Declara
tion Pleases Washington More
Troops on Border Wanted.
WASlllNdTOV. April 1M. For
t'icu mediation between tho Unitiil
St ii ( ami Mexico will not ho con
Hiileicil Tor n moment.
Thin wm mmte elenr bote lliix af
ternoon liy Secretory of flnto
llrynn. lie cliHrnt'terietl hi "alio
liilolv without foumlation" l.omlou
linMtrhe UihI Sir Arllmr Cecil
SpriiiK Hice, tbe Hrilib iimluicwnlor
nl WuxliiiiKloii, iilreiul.N IimiI ta I ted
iut;oliiitioim I own nl niciIiHlion.
Itrxiin milil it would bo iiupoiililc
to luivo hii.v power net km imullutor
nml lioulitcil tluit they would oen
tcmlcr fiiomlly officeii lieenmc
Amciien doivi not ieciixiiim lliicitu,
never Inn. nml mn or will."
I In mi iilxo i-hiiI Hint no icply limi
Net lieon neot to (it'iiernl t'ntroiuii.
the Meticon oom.iill"iiwllt oliijl
Iiiiii, but iiihuiltcit Hint inipoiliint
Klcii. to 1 1 1 1 r-i eml were liciiiK toKcu.
llrynn mbleil Mini be wa- much
plcm-eil with the interview uioii out
in Iiiiiicx lnloctcidu,v b. Orueriil
Villu. lie Miiil it wiix encniirHiiiiiK
cMilencc uf tlic ultitmlo of ooii-litu-tioimlihl
Si'cietnry of the Nitty IhinieU
iilxo etpickkcd pleiiino oM'l' (Iciicnil
"I biitc nlwnyx felt Hint Hie eon
tiluliiiuiilil were nniuiutcil liy Ibc
Minio . tit it that nun Led tlic follow'
inn of Hie late I'rcMtlint .Minleio,"
Miiil Daniels. "They mo icmiUciI to
nccuie n eouhtituliniial Kotcrumcul.
Despite llicir o.co.oh nml mintiikcx,
moit of tliciii me patriiilic. Ami tlic
American people iiiiihI t..Miipatliic
willt tiny mnn KlrulinK '"" a voice
in the Kovemmcul of his coiiutiy,"
Tim wnr ilcpiulmeiit won ilelneil
toilnv with ileiijiimls for m ore tioopi
on tin biinlcr.
HAN' DIIHIO. C'al . April 21 Tho
monitor ('ho)cuue. whlcli Hailed from
thl port lal nlKht for Kiihcnada,
capital of Lower California, had not
arrived thoro at s o'clock thl moiu
ItiK. accordliiK to tho Kovoniiiumt
vvlielu Million at Point l.oma. Hlic
milled upon rocolvliiK word that autl
Amorlcaii ilol hud broken out
"llnvo taken refiiKo In coiimiliito,
Hit nut Ion critical: pica mi keiid vviir
lilp at onto," wiih the word loin
Ki'iiplicil by Untied Hliito Coiiul
Cluiidn (iii)iint TelcKiaph wre4
were tut In tho iilulit
OF MEXICO, WHERE RIOTERS ARE ATTACKING AMERICANS SEEK PROTECTION FOREIGN EMBASSIES
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Two Conflicts In Progress Between
Coal Miners and State Troops
Strikers In Possession of Machine
Guns and High Power Rifles
Lock Officials in Mines.
tinmen nml utrlkoni arc encaged
n fierce bntllo todny n few tnlUs
nbovo A Rill la r, 15 in 1 1 oh Hotith of Wnl
nborK, nreordlnK .o iiiMaKi'i re
reived hero HiIh afternoon. No de
tail -wore Klton. It wan bclloted
hero that tho trlkor were cuj;nKtiii;
the troop from Denver.
The boillen of m children, two
hoiucit nml n utrlker, vlctlnu of tho
1. willow battle, were hurled todny.
Itattllm; .Vejvr Koiiho
DKNVKIt, Colo.. April 2t. A re
port reached (loveruor ..nimon' of.
fire hero nt noon today that 500 mi
litiamen, comiunmlcd by Adjutant
Conoriil John Chave, were Imttllni:
with armed Htrlker at Itoime, two
mile form Moukoii, Colo., a hlntlon
on tho Colorado ami Southern rail
road. Simultaneously with the
IIIiiko moxftiiKv camo milther from
l.udlow' which unlit heavy firing
could ho heard from that town.
The vtrlker. ucrordliiK to report
here, uiilonded a numlxir of marhlno
kuiih nt ltoiibu hint iiIkIiI. (icncral
IhtHo'ri troop detrained at Moiihon
at T o'clock thl mornliiK r.nctnrtcd
to march overland.
It wa prcbiimed they met the
ttrlker about an hour later,
Tho Denver TypOBrnphlcnl Colon
ItiKt nlKht adopted n rcHolutlon kIv
Iuk tho Htrlker SiiOO with which to
buy arm mid ammunition.
Sclo Two Trains
l.atcHt report ut tho state Iioiiko
were that utrlker hail Hclzcd two
paaetiKer train at Uuiiker Hill, a
fltation on tho Colorado and South
em mllroad. Confirmation wna tin
nvallablu. A Colorado and Southern dispatch
er reported henvliiK thnt (Seneral
Clinso had Bent u HtroiiK dotachmeiit
of Holdler toward Kmplro to roscuo
i W. Slide and 2 strikebreaker and
Kiiard Imprisoned In tho Kmplro
mine. The mlno mouth was re
ported ealed and trlkor Biir
rounded tho pit to prevent tho es
cape, of tho Imprisoned mon.
HUERTA RESIGNS TO
Ultimo, Tot., April 'J I. That
Ifiit i Mil llucila Iiiih icNi)tncil in fa
vor of Foreign Miuislcr Itojas unit
will lake pei-Minal coinumml of the
urniv wan ncilcil toiliiv bv DUliiol
JihIko (tontiilcn nl Ncnvii l.uicilo. Ilo
mid he lunl icccivcd the nevvh in n
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THE UNITBO 5TATHS EMBASSY WHERE WB
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CONSULATES 10 "5L"HJ S TMHD IN STREET
WASHINGTON, April Jl.-Aban-ibnimcut
of all I'nitcil States con-ul-uten
in Mexico wa onlcrcil tliix ni't
crnoon liy the late ilcparlmeiit.
Thii wiio in aiblition to tbe clos
ing of tlic Mcmco Citv cmlmy. In
Mexico City, Itni7.it wiik in clinrxe of
Americnn intcrct-. KUewbere llie.v
will he luriieil over to French eon
Mils except in a few places where
France i nutcpte-enteil, nml at Vera
Crux nml Aeapulco. At tbee bitter
places I tnir.it will net. Kuliiiiil nil
del look to hie to American affair
at Froiitera, l.a 1'cr., Ktc-ennila ami
Their eonulales lioiiiR closcil,
Secretary llrynn authorized tho con
suls to leave Miwico with their Miff
whenever their judgment dictated. It
was .aid sevcial would remain.
SACHAMFNTO, (il pnl 'Jl
Tlireo iliftiiict caitlupiuke shocks
were felt in Saeiniucuto in rapid
succession, caily today, J lie first
slmko eceuniny: at I'JtJiri n. in., fol
lowed in rapid order liy two mote
shocks, The oscillntioiin in all tlnce
shakes were fioiu southeast to
noithwcnt. The shocks couuuriiccd
nt ti point near (Winch, Nov., nml
continued to lloikeloy. Tlio dis
tiiibanees were distinctly lelt in Sac
ramento. Many ta'll buildiiiK rock
ed considerably, (lucsis ut inaiiy
uptown hotels rushed to the sheets
in their night clothing. Lodging
houses woo emptied of their guests
in rapid in dec
Stockton nUo icccivcd u shaking
up, lint no ihiiungo was done. The
shocks wete so severe nl I'oitola
that tlio people of Hie town thought
I wo Western 1'ncifio trains pussiiig
through llie town hud collided.
.Miir.Vhville, (liovilln ami t'hien nil
icpoilc)! tcvcic nun l,i", but no dam
iijiiiiuv liiij ininu.
PORTLAND. Oro.. April
21. Medford, Klamnth Fall.
Pendleton, and linker nro
each oxpected to organlio
onvnlry troop for tho rcKl-
mom behiK gotten together
by I.lcutounnt Ilcnnesi-ey, U.
S. A., on order of Governor
West, and of which the chief
oxccutlvo has announced his
dctermtnntlon to becomu a
! member. Medford may pos- !
slbly fiirnlh two or tnoro
troops. I.loiiteumit Uennos-
be) auuoiincod todny that only
fonrle riders aro wanted.
TO SEND FLEET
ItKltMN, April 21 -Wild roports
that Japan lutoudeil to tako nilvau
tago of tho Mexican situation and
send a formldnblo fleot to California
were widely circulated hero today.
Theso reports, together with ad
verse mvice of tho cuncttlon of
Kmperor Francis Joseph, caused n
serious panic on tho llourse. Cana
dian Pacific dripped five points, and
South American shipping stocks foil
off a much as 11 points.
It was also reported that President
Wilson planned to rccull Ambassa
dor Uorard to act In an advisory ca
pacity liwiuio of hi know lodge of
tho Mexican ropubllca. Uernrd sutd
ho know nothing of any sum pluu.
LOS AN(li:i.i:S. Cut., April 21
Tho First lliittiillou of tho Sovonth
Iteglmnnt. National (liuinl, which loft
I .oh Augele last evening, was duo
to arrive nt Catoxlco early today
ThroiiKhout their inurch from the ar
mory to (ho railway ntntlou, iiioro
than u mile, the police allied tho ml-j
llllti to force their way Hirdimh
rovviU of vhoutliiK (Ihk wHtlnt; ilt -
OF MEXICO CITY
LONDON, April -J J. Two Amori
cans wore stabbed in the streets of
Mexico Citv todiiv, the American
flnj; wa- t rumpled on ami conditions
here wore extremely critical there to
day, nccordins to a nuwpaer li-s-pateh
received hero today.
"The British," the ili-piiteh said,
"bate eouipouinlcHl n strong guard
aroiiinl their lopition and foreigners
are eou rotating there.
''All foreigners are tvunrin Drit
Mi tings in their huttouhoo.
"Uueitn has iMied n proolamation
culling nil fuctioiirv to tho colors and
granting; amnesty for united resist
ance ngatiist America.
The priH-lamatioii was received
with the -rcatct enthusiasm."
KILLED AT LAREDO
UKFDO. April -M.-Five Mexican-,
were killed m tho Nuevcdo La
Onlv (he Ameiieau soldiers' sharp
fire Mivcd the international railroad
bridge from being humeri, niiri it was
liero that tbe fatalities occurred.
Immediately after Hie light three
truiuloads of federal troops left tor
tho southward, presumably in re
sponse to Hie orders for the con
cent ration of tho northern forces at
There vvoro no disouluis in Laredo.
Tho town i gimrded by American
regulars hcsirio u oompanv of rung
el's. MEXICAN FEDERAL
Ultl'.DO. Tit., April 21. The
MexicHli fi'deisl guii'in'ii ut Nilovo
Laredo, ocru tho Itio (I Hindu from
hcic, el the town on Die lorint, then
c(iiiiiii - d it nml utn uteri from Iho
Aim i mi hrriir
ON VERA CRUZ
Kuerta Officer In Command When
City Was Seized Threatens Attack
Upon "Capturers Americans Aro
Warned to Spend Night on Beard
Ships in Harbors.
(My Kcriinrri Hacker.,
VKRA CItl'Z, .Mcx., April 21.
General Mann vvnn thrcntcning to ut-
tack Vera Crur. today.
Mnn was in military commitml
here when the American forces laml-
J oil. Ilo unit hi family left at onco
by rnil and hi men followed him .if
ter Inst Tuesday's short Fight.
Caiii(Hil l."( Miles Inland
Fifteen miles inland they cnniiiv'il
and Mnas resumed command. Sin "o
th.'n he has been roinformed nml I'm
oa v it vvns learned lie was nt Solceliil
vtitb an nnny of about 1S0O men. It
was expected the aeroplane broiiabl
on the battleship Mississippi wotilri
be usori to secure information con
cerning his operation-i. Major Mut
ter and Cnptnin Rush, who are in di
rect charge of the military forces
here, were taking all needed precau
tions to give the Mexicans u wnnn
reception if they attempt to recap
ture the city. Admiral Fletcher nNo
advised Americans hero lo leave tho
hotels nml spend their nights on
honrri ships in the harbor.
He offered no explanation, but the
general belief was that he expected
Ortler a Surprise
His suggestion came, too, us n sur
prise, the hotels nml onfe having
been thronged last night, the street
ears running as uunl and women
nml children venturing out again. A
resumption of the city's norma! lifo
was just what the American nuthori
tie.s wanted, and all felt sure Ad
miral Fletcher would not have taken
n step calculateri to prevent it if lie
hud not bad urgent reasons.
The American officers have com
mandeered nil nntomobiles in tlio
city to move Iho marines about.
Surgeons on the hospital ship Sol
ace sairi they thought none of Iho
wounded would riie, nnri thnt only
three of them were seriously hurt.
Tho rienri have been embalmed and
will he sent north shortly.
DOUULAS. Ariz., April 2 I. Pro
American sentiment was evident to
day among tho Mexican constitutiona
lists at Agua Prlota, opposlto Doug
las. It Is not believed hero that tho
constitutionalist will join ltuurta
against tho United States, despite
Currnnzn's recent declaration.
"Tho abomlulablo crime which tho
traitor and assassin, lluorta, hug Just
committed against tho Mexican na
tion In deliberately provoking for
eign Invasion cannot bo given a nanio
from the pages of civilized history,"
rends tho reply of tho constitutiona
list General Obrcgou to tho appeal of
tho HuortUta commandor, Telloz, at
Guaymas. to Join against tho com
TO ELIMINATE REBELS
WASHINGTON, April 21.
"Whether (he rebels in north
ern Mexico i cumin neutral or
not makes very little differ
ence," said it member of thu
general sliiff todny, "Five
minutes after wnr ctit- lit."
Ivvccii tho United Slulcn a ml
Mexico l hey will bo iioiienti
lie. Wo can cut off tblr
food supply nml starve llum
Into subjection without HriHtf