"We are going straight to Vera Cruz," said President Obregon of Mexico, after expressing the uttermost confidence in the success of his forces.

"The revolution is triumphing everywhere," said General de la Huerta, rebel chief.

With both sides supremely optimistic, and with both issuing communiques on the rebellion, the general situation remained obscure.

The Huertistas advanced almost two-thirds of the way from Vera Cruz to Mexico City. Heavy fighting took place at several points and the rebels succeeded in maintaining a line running roughly from Irolo, northeast of Mexico City, to San...

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