THE MEXICAN CHAOS
CITY IN THE HANDS OF BANDITS. EXCESSES BEGIN. AND POLICE POWERLESS. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. MEXICO CITY, November 26. (Received November 26, at 1.35 p.m.) Zapata, with his forces, took possession of the city, and Blanco is evacuating it, despite his promise to tho American Government that lie would remain in command in older to protect foreigners. Communication with the outside world is cut. Villa (?), with whom Zapata has an understanding, undertakes to protect all foreigners, since Blanco has. abandoned his trust. The mob have already committed some excesses, such as looting the shops and stopping the street-car traffic. The police are powerless.
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THE MEXICAN CHAOS, Evening Star, Issue 15660, 26 November 1914