LATIN AMERICA: The Mexican War

The Mexican war (TIME, Dec. 17 et seq.) was somewhat more briskly waged during the past week, although successes and losses on both sides were inconsiderable.

There were, however, two incidents of capital importance; one on the Government side, which can be termed the Texas Affair, and one on the Rebel side which can be named the Tampico Affair.

Texas Affair. President Obregon applied to the U. S. Government for permission to transport troops through Texas, there being no Mexican railway running from the West to connect the two...