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MEXICO IN CHAOS

THE SANGUINARY VILLA AT WORK. AMERICANS ABOUT TO LEAVE. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. VERA CRUZ, November 23After seven months’ stay the Americans hauled down their flag and began their embarkation for tho United States. The city is quiet, but the inhabitants arc nervous regarding future possibilities. The Constitutionalists have entered the city, though the Americans arc not giving up formal possession, but merely evacuating it to allow .a Mexican force to take their place. General Villa’s troops arc still fighting tho Carranzists. General Blanco is commanding in Mexico City. Ho stales that he is not under orders from either Villa or Carranza, but is holding the capital until some form of government is established. CAUSE FOR ALARM. WASHINGTON, November 24. The British Legation at Mexico City reports that tho conditions are alarming. Tho British Ambassador (Sir C. A. SpringRice) conferred with the State Department, and the Acting Secretary staled that the department understood that everything was quiet. The French Ambassador added to Sir C. A. Spring-Rice’s representations, and announced that communications were cut between Vera Cruz and Mexico City. VILLA’S ADVANCE CONTINUES. (London ‘Times’ and Sydney ‘Sun’ Services.) MEXICO OT\’, November 23. The situation here is becoming worse. General Villa is advancing upon the city, where chaos is said to reign. Carranza has fled coastwards, and foreigners are alarmed at tho prospect of the American troops leaving Vera Cruz. CUBA INTERVENES. HAVANA, November 24. Cuba lias despatched a warship to Vera Cruz, where the Cuban • Consul stated Cuban citizens’ interests wore threatened.

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MEXICO IN CHAOS, Issue 15659, 25 November 1914

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MEXICO IN CHAOS Issue 15659, 25 November 1914

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