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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta VOMJ.MK VII. LETIIKU1DGB. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1911 XllllllllT 112 "ACTUAL STATE OF WAR EXISTS TODAY" EXCLAIMS SENATOR BORAH REBELS 'AND FEDERALS UNITE AT TAMPICO; GENERAL MAAS MARCHES AGAINST VERA CRUZ; O'SHAUGHNESSY HANDED HIS PASSPORTS, LEAVES MEXICO CITY TODAY Of Belfast Police During Recent Trouble Causes a Sensation Mexican Charge Algara Demands His Passports from Department Officials in Session Near- ly All Attitude Disturbing TODAY CONSIDERED MOST CRITICAL YET Story of Mexico Today as Told by the Bulletins l.nmion, April the on I'lstcr, ilie DaiU (iraplik" remarks ilnit a !.cv, fact the confession thai Ihc police of lid- fail retcive-1 itisuuciinns tit fake m- j tiers from the oflieer in coin- j maud of the This, says th? I ib a. Ms-uJHeanl reversal of. Ihc'coininoii- law. that the civilian, not Uic military nulUoriUos, are re- j peace. Tin.- paper rioes diEHose ilic verbal instruct hiiis given (Jesipral Sir Arthur by Col. Secly, tior dors it csplain Imiv it happened that a Ijaltle squadron was ordered io Irish wafers by Mr. t'huri'liill anrl the order eounU'inuindcd hv Premier As- Tlic Daily News and iJMilrr j marks iliat nu responsible persons suggested Dial (he calling nut oi the military during ihc railway strike act fur the suppression of trade uniunism. Clearly, IKJ one mill led lo buycceM that to send troops, to liter in answer to ibirais Mich ss Uiuse Oracle leaders had bCL-ii reiterating anything, in view; of the imminence oi the pass- ing of llnnic .Hule, but an ordinary, precautionary-'measure. 'Any govern-; I'neiit willi a due .sefjse oi its respoa- siLiUty 'for maintenance of order ivus hound snoner or inter io..take sucl i, _.. The Pjijicr sr.ouy.'flnuUlentral-.pagcVviVK diKcleil 'to'luKC iiieasurcs xibich the committee as prtv raiifitiiiary, .Inil he himself re- garded as provocative. The effusion of l.-laod, in (Jencral. Panel's jutfg- the minislws were'wrong. They inaskcri their real intentions after tlie'manner of.poii- for wJielher they .believed that (heir uhns. could he carried out witli'mt blooOslierl, only Ihev tr.ow, if the .would only hare from their -complete ignorance of and feeling of I'lslcr- iiicn.' CARRASZA3 ATTITUDE CAUSES ANXIETY Washington, D.C., April n-cai important nhase of the Men- icr.n situation today, citlsids the ot the saftly of Apieri- cars Mexico City, Is. the atti- tude of the Mexican rtbels. General Carranza, without de- clnrlnn the Intentlors of the Con- stitutionalists', has lelerjraphfd tc President protesting ag- the seizure of Vera Cruz as an error in action, intended to af- only the individual Huerla, and is really an action against the Mexican nation. President isEued the fol- lowing comment on the Carranza "I wish to reHeratt, the greatest earnestness, the desire 3rd intention of this government to respect in every possible way, the sovereignty and Independence of the people of Mexico, "The feeling and intention cf tht SOvernmenl in this matter are not bared politics. They go much deeper than that. They are based upon a rename friendship for the Mexican people, and a profound interest In the establishment of i'-iir constitutional system." 0.00 p. Id. Xc-Uon 0'- Twelve Americans Killed, 50 Wounded in Occu- pation of Vera Maas Bringing Up Not Yet Invested at Mexico Washington "I i-ovi- or KriUay confirms rumor day's issue. I2.0U p. iibl (Rebel) lorfe.1; lively to Tclcgraplis m It-avih? tomnr- in jester- FOREIGNERS IN MEXICO CITY MENANCED liukj oc MEXICAN SITUATION IN1 A NUTSHELL American Charge nessy at Mexico City, is safe, but nfis been handed his passports, leave with the American population for Vera Cruz today. Tampico has not yft bre.n at- tacked. Mexican Genera! ?r'aas is Tiass- Ina troops to march against Ven Cn-z in an effort to retake it. Const! tutlonaliet General Car- VCFA Crux, Mexico, Ami Senator Borah Declares State 0 Washington, P. C.t April tin; L'nited States ar.d Mexico arc ;ic- tually at war today, was Hie deOar.-: ation oi Senator Borah today when 9.30'a.t uiade for eaily the administration leaders .sought to pass tho bill granting President Wil- son lo move Americans out oi Mexico. "SenMor Borah declared lliat the t'oiteci Slates should immediately gel out of Mexico anil out oi Honduras and Nicaragua. Hmalota ar.d Bo rail iTiticiieJ the way in which the adminisUatum has handled" the Mexican mallei. ports'of i "Before another forty-eight hours Cipneral chief oi the t'oa- slilutionalisfK, telegraphs "Pro- test of Vera Cruz j as an error in in-tinn inlrndfd io i aftect only the individual, Huerta, hut really, au actinn whole Mevican nation." WasLfnglon sur- prised and perplexed over C'arran- ?a's action. 1.00 a1, m.. Americans killed and 50 wounded in occupation of City of Vera Cruz i oral Gustavo Mass, former Mexican 9.00. 3. in. Central ,.L Cruz, was report- chief of stafi nt the army, and (Sen. go into conference with of- ed tcday to be intending to move as- fieialB of war department. Secre- r tary Hryan confcis with amst wlUl rMn-orc'> Wilson al White House. ments brought ny from Pueblo. seizure of railway. Vera Cruz to YKRA CAUX UK'ADS Mexico City. JJri'dgcs on line nre AMERICAN PROCLAMATIOX to. be guarded, 9.45 advices by code from Mcxicn-niy stated Ameiicau first uroclauiation issued in tliis t-itj- citizens in danger. (lathered at Am- erican embassy for prolection. Mex- by since the last war be Conning anti-American dem- onstrations. CHy seething. 1Q.CO a. nstructions issued at] en-led lu 3SJS, was rosicd oa tho Sau Antonio, 'fesas, to re-establish toilay'and >vas read vrith inter anus entering inhnbltanls. All consicnmctits 01 arms and am- iiHmiiidrrio'tc sloppcrt" al Mcrican j: near-Admiral Fletcher had prmica rjnia has protci'cd agair.st tho tdUng of Vera Cruz. Rebel and Federal treaps vnll coir.bint to oppose the landing of American marines at Tampico. Arrangements have been marts for the seizure by the Americans of the railway line from Vera Cruz to Mexico City. Mexican Charne Algara has de- manded his passports. The United States militia net yet been called out. Handed Charge Algara His Passports Cruz, Mexico. Ai.iil tweea the UniteJ States and SENATOR BORAlV Las- passed, in my judgment- we1 shall lie at uar uith said Sena- tor Horah. llKo one doubts what the forces, of Huerla will do and no one can doubt whal the forces oi Car- ranza will do." i CIlAKttK ALGAK.V DKMANDS HJS PASSl'DRTS Washington, April Al- gara, after conferring ivilh Secielary of Stale Hryan. saiil that he" 'hati made formal demaud for his pass- ports and cvpcctcd lo rcceis-o them late today. He said lie would leave 1 onight and wouli! yo, to Kuropr. Algara. ssid that no foreign representatives. here ________ had yet liecn deslgualer) lo handle (Mexican affairs, but that the silua- Fernir, April fnquesl on! probably would he turned over the budv nf Arthur Grrca, who was the l-'iench embassy. stabl.c.1'to deaU, at Cnal Creek i, of State llryan jiisl .be- v going into cohfcrencc with the Sunday, at 111 a.m... was sMd lhal A para's pass- oyCiiEd on Monday morning. being prepared in the Th'c jury journeyed lo Kernie to State nepajclmcnt, would be rieliver vicu- remains, and also visited "Jivered to him late today. KMHAKKO ON' GREEN.INQUEST REVEALED SOME GHASTLY SIGHTS liis iriiiinal slalefjcnt. assuring "hirty Local Americans Are Ready to Fight tor Uncle Sam 10.15 in.- President Wilson Hat -he-, and his forces cl inounml ihat he will issue official' marines purposad lo. statement loday outlining definite-1 ;lliem 'ln of lr the policv that-will, be pursued in Mexico, fiovemmtnt. lie .aodcd 10.20 a. m.-Administration leaders] American armed forces wcirtd hoid have lairl pbr.s. lor raising wav rcr-; tlio city, but that Mexican officials nine- in case the V. S. should have werc and urged to return lo Canlhtou, All-a.. April on new Moi'iiion leniule he boosted alony for the retnainiler of j the, scene uf Ihe tragenly. The room tlie sunnier. 'II. A. Chrlitcnsen, I he'crime was committed BliSTOHKD IferiutC'r.denl of li.is sente.i a most.ghastly spectacle, and been on tlie Ki'Ouml Tor a and proved that tlie deceased must have'cial announcement of the restbraliori in lOiiEullatiOii Ills dnne considerable strujsling. and of embarso on arms on tl.e Meiican ISrown, all arrallRCracnta have j travelled over the rooms several border has not been made. to send an army into Messco. a. has reached the war .department that the tionalists ami Huertistas have.un- ited- to oppose American occupation of Tampico. 10.30 a. boat destroyer flotilla has arrived al Tampiro Ironi Vera Cruz. 10.45 a. issues statement, re Carranza prolesl, reiterating ile- sire-and intention of Ihe liniteil VStalc.1 to respect in every possible vay the Kovcrelgnty and imlepend- ence of the people of Mexico. 11.00 a, and other for- eign refugees taken aboard British and German cruisers nt Tampico, II.In a. makes his de- mand, on Srerclaiy WiH go lo Knropp. thc-ir posts. Tiif: slating, liiat tlio concluded by tho erieans intended to oiierate itoly and directly was tlie customs houses. One'of the American marines was bluejce ari nes was p a youu? IJV.J. killed during the niche by ft The sailor was or .rid' became excited when hr: figure move towards him out ot the darkness. He forgot his Jr.- slructions lu .challenge three times and fired 'immediately. The mariun dropped (lead. KKDEIIALS AXC RKBELS UNITE AT TAMPICO Washington, D.C.. Tccre are aboul thirty 'Ar.ierirans n city who aie waiting tor tnu :-all to return lo the. United o cnlisl as volunteers against Mex- ico, ni'.d irom the Iront is caK- erly sought. Charles Woliertz, musician of Ihn guanl on Ihe field staff on the 7Hli infantry of-the National Guard oi .Xew York, which has its headquar- ters at Huualo, stated to the. Her- ald this morning that he expected.a. i any minute, and if it came that- fcc. would leave ncc to join his mirades. The nusjcian ol the guards holds a very important post as he transmits and receives all the flag signals. .Mr. Wolferlz joie.cd tl.e Y4th in April, 1011, and worked his vr.y up in the ranks from a private. ___ Mr. Wolferlz received word "litis" morriin? Ihat Colonel manding the post, had received or- ders from Washington to be ready to respond lo a hurry call, and that he has 200 l.orscs and 400 muie.i irth entire ready in le.ivc fcr. the front. The CUh and 7ilh infan- tries, both of Buffalo, are considered to he tl.e best in the state oi N'ew York, and the 74th has clfil editor jlenanl Colonel J, lion projrol at llahh. The {ruth of 1200 American April Is nr.rlMfitooU "Thcro Is no doubt llial the heavy; ant Urtitral, said the order would be' llic.rep.ort was established last arc eyrE.dle..i tomorrow-, i, Government Hail Indemnity Ac. (Special lo The Herald) Edmonton, Alia., April harl Insurance board, 'under the has fixed the rate for this year at tenls an acre. Twenty-four rural muni. clpalltfee are ur.dcr 1h6 scope ol tSe act this year, or about 20.1 townsbipo. The Indemnity Is srx In the event of total The rate is at lie hlahest owing to the initial expense. In affecting organization. .In the rale Is 4 cents, but the act .has bcea In operation for-some time, and indemnity is 55.00. The hail Insurance board WAS selected Ibl beeves of munlclpalHIcs. and reaches its, decision independent of tho jovcrnmenT. Hie war .icparttncnl it was reported head lav M J-i.Cft nnd tnkrcd the Dial at Fort Sam otislon state vu Ihc rorl .ol toiitts, slioiy- li.ul been otdrrc.1 lo all sl.ip- lns J30 In ll.clr poswsslwi, could hM Hlin. Co. hos Mn ,iavo lo fcan Federal Iroovs at TciJras gntas, Ihc border. lOI.DCONKKHKXCK Nc- Men wlio norXing in llic pcv- of wort, in tana tell llic llrraW's Canlstoa Jluwlm for Itf! "c ca to taU l.o lrW4 of Dnnk Clearinns Hank clearlngs'for llio-weck ending today amcuntoi lo as afr aiiisl correspond- tng week Isst year. would lltrJy he some legislation iloaj; thrsc lines and did not press he ir.otfon. After a mnnbcr of questions had. icen answered tlie, richale on the bud-- get was resumed by .Mr. Xesbilt. The 'eature of his speech TYOS the .leclar- ation that money was being wasted ON Ihc iftidson's Hay railway pro-" ect. Mr. Thompson, of Yukon, who fol- lowed, outlined' xvhat he- believed'to :ie the future oi Canada under a sys-1 tern of moderate protection. He said Hudson's Hay r.nlway was a legacy' the late government, as was tho' 0. T. Succeeding sneakers were L'evi" Thompson, (Ju'AppeHc, Donald-Suth- erland, Soulh Oxford; Hohect of DaupMn frank I.alor, of llaldi- mand, anil James Douglas, of Strath-., cona. Krcii 1'ardee, chid Liberal ovcil the adjournment of tlie dehata' foe Sir I.aurier, who will speak first torlay and move the Lib-- cral atnendmcnt. Hon. (ieorge- Kos-.s ler will reply.- Then Dr.. Michael Claikc, II. Stevens, Vancouver, ar.d O. H. Horvin, "of KhcHonl, who wili close' the debate, A late division is expected. Macleod May Get a Malting Plant respondent that woikmtn will not c.U 'o'clock, neitW would discuss "liic otVicMood was also restricted.' I'l.c-. Hint some of tlio Denver mllllla ha-1 sidmtlon. Heads ol the depa'rdr.rntV new were nnexpcckd and mullnled nooausu of f-illnro to .were summoHCd lo confer Ihern have .n'nrked ft hardship on many wcrs denlod l-y Adjutant I In General office, .into; who were dcpcndlnjc on employ-1 William (Conllnued on I'airo 61. Inicul. on_Pnge CJ.- Nlscleod, AlU.j April to the action of tlie'econOmistc in Ih6 Town Ccuncll in cutting off the grant to of .Trade, Macleod In.the Bourse of a few days be minus tht strvlccs of an industrial -commissioner, :out It looks at present as If Mr. MoT- fall la go I no U Eeavc behind him as hlfi'memory a nice little In thetsbape of a rn a I tin a house, Tor the oast coudle of morithg'Mr.'Moffatt h'fls been trying to induce, two Edmon- ton acnKemen to establish a cer- eal plant In Macftotf, artd hfs.cf- fojt; are beolnning to prove fruit- ful, Inasmuch ae the gentlemen arrived in Macfeod yesterday, accompanied by the cr and Councilor fr'acDonnefl looked over the ground.for a suit- able sife for a maltfng house that will employ at the start In the nclghtorhood cf half a cfozen. men. The .Is looked on as 3 good one by the members of the Board of Trade, as es- tab'lahmortt such.a pfanr.hsre will provide an excellent market'- for the barley by the fAr- ;