MEXICO: New Army

Last week the most experienced army in the Western World held its most extensive maneuvers and brought to light some impressive intentions, though less impressive facts. The Mexican Army, various factions and counter-factions of which have taken the field in a score of revolutionary outbreaks in this century alone, has now become a unified weapon dedicated to, if not ready for, the defense of Mexico from any invader.

The plan and nature of the maneuvers, which employed 11,000 troops for a fortnight, was a key to the new destiny of the Ejercito Mexicano. The imagined danger was not an uprising,...

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