Panama Secedes From Columbia Part 2

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Panama Secedes From Columbia Part 2 - Revolution on the Isthmus Stirs United States...
Revolution on the Isthmus Stirs United States to ActionWar Ships Ordered to Scene fcn PANAMACplombiaf November 3 - Ttfe independence of the isthmus ws proclaimed at 6 P M to - day A large and enthusiastic crowd of all political parties assembled and marched to the headquarters of the Government troops when General Tovarj ana ueneral Amaya who arnved this morning were imprisoned in the name of the Republic of Panama The enthusiasm was immense and at least 3000 of the mennihe gathering were armed - 4 The battalion of Colombian troops at Panama favors - the movement which is also thought to meet with the approval of at least two of the Government transports now here te WASHINGTON November 3 The foilowrngjcabiegramwas received at the Navy Department to - night MAn uprising took place at Panama to - night Independence was proclaimed The Colombian army and naval officials were made prisoners A government was to be organized consisting of three Consuls and a Cabinet It is rumored at Panama that a similar uprising was to take place at Colon Later a cablegram was receivedfeading as follows MA number of confused and conflicting dispatches have been received from the isthmus indicating rathcraerious disturbances at bothPa1uuna and ColojjThc ayy DparWenthas dispatched severvessels to these ports with direction odo everything possible tokeep order along the line of theailjoad fc The sensational advices from the isthmus were not entirely unexpected in view of the other reports recently received The news caused a sudden outburst of activity in the Navy DepartmemVand at once on President Roosevelts return he was made acquainted with - the situation Secretary Hay Assistant Secretary Darling and a number - of others were summoned to the White House and measures were at once - taken for the protection of American interests on the isthmus -

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 04 Nov 1903, Wed,
  3. Page 5

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