File No. 312.52/159.
Consul Hostetter to the Secretary of State.
Hermosillo, February 9, 1914.
General Carranza wires regarding the Associated Press reports regarding action of Villa when he gets to Torreon in treatment of [Page 792]Spaniards: Carranza says Associated Press is not always to be believed, and he does not believe Villa made said statements, as he has notified chief that all foreigners and their properties will be respected.