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98 Historia general de América del Sur - History of ancient world; of specific continents, countries, localities; of extraterrestrial worlds

The purpose of this present book is to show that the German invasion was not limited to the United States, that the Boche insidious conspiracies are and were always built up in all the countries of the earth; that in these conspiracies a constant use is made of the internal strifes about purely domestic affairs in order to prepare the ways of German military aggressions.

Tipo de documento: Libro - Book

Palabras clave: Boche conspiracies, Panama Canal, Canal de Panamá, Historia de Colombia, Siglo XX, Historia política

Temática: 9 Geografía e Historia - History and geography 98 Historia general de América del Sur - History of ancient world; of specific continents, countries, localities; of extraterrestrial worlds





Fuente: http://www.bdigital.unal.edu.co


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236 The Great Adventure of Panama -I have thought over what you said to me yesterday,- said he; -this situation is really fraught with peril for the town of Colon.
It would be deplorable if the catastrophe of 1885 were to be renewed to-day.
If you have any news, please communicate it to me.- This request was to remain without results.
I wrote to Mr.
Loomis during the following days, but merely to tell him that I had no further news than had already been published in the press. I took leave of him.
There was no longer any need of seeing Mr.
Hay.
The words I had heard could have but one interpretation: -A cruiser has been sent to Colon.- This cruiser could only be the one stationed nearest to the Isthmus, the Nashville.
She was at Kingston at a distance of 550 geographical miles from Colon.
She was a little boat of ten or eleven knots speed.
Vithin two days she would cover the distance.
Adding twelve hours for preparations, she would reach the Isthmus within two and a half days. I CABLE THAT THE MAN-OF-WAR IS COMING I left Washington at 11 oclock for New York, and I quitted the train at Baltimore. The Great Adventure of Panama 237 I went straight to the telegraph office and sent the following cablegram: Przar.no-e-Panama, All right will reach ton and half obscure-e-Joxas. The signification was: PIZA NEPHEWS [commercial firm of Mr.
Lindo]. Panama. All right will reach two days and half.
This message is for Ama:!or.-BUNAu-VARILLA. In sending this cablegram I was certain it would produce no effect if the man-of-war did not arrive. If, contrary to my rationally established conviction, the American Government should take no measure of precaution, no evil could result from my message.
Nothing would take place so long as the boat did not appear. But if tile American Government had really decided not to remain inert, confronted as it was by the clear and obvious duty dictated by circumstances, then the revolution was made--made because the connection between (a) th...






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