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AMERICAN AUTHORITIES CONFERRING.

THE STATES IN A QUANDARY /

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)

WASHINGTON, February 23,

"..The Foreign Relations Committee conferred with President Wilson regarding the Benton case. It was arranged to confer with the Senate with closed doors over the Mexican question.. .

it is understood in official circles that the United States will pass the facts relating to Mr Benton over to Britain without comment. It is difficult to decide what action the United States will take, as, unless the Government intervenes in Mexico, it will be unable to bring Villa to account.

Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, the British Ambassador, has had frequent conferences with Mr Bryan regarding British

refugees. " , If Villa' should win an important pending battle around Torreon,.; the United States is likely to consider the question of the rebels' belligerency. 1

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AMERICAN AUTHORITIES CONFERRING., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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AMERICAN AUTHORITIES CONFERRING. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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