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THE EK: OMAHA, THUKSDAY, .APKLL 8. -101-3.
BILL HOWIS A LAW
Governor Morehead Signi Measure
that Provides Ifew Plan of
. : Numbering Yehiclei.
DIFFEBXNT COLOR EACH YEAR
(Fmrn a Staff Corresr.in1nt )
LINCOLN. April 7 r-lsJ.-Th au
tomobile rt-glatratlo blU U Bow the li
of th land, th governor having elgnrd
It yMrlrrday evening. Secretary of Ntate
Pool haa already made, hie plana to con.
form with the nrw law and haa let tha
contract for tha new numbers, to ba
furnished rach rr In different eolora
by the atat.
Tha numbera for thla year wre plain
black on a w hit background. Next year
tha color will b different and anybody
operating a car under an expired, license
will be eaay to apprehend. Tha plan
la on lived by many other atatea.
Old I w Raale4.
The oM law rqurllng two numbera la
repealed. Now there need be but tha
one and the atate furnlahea that How
ever, the fee la Increased from 12 to 11
for antes and from II to 13 for motor
cycle Of thla fee, paid to the county
treaaurea, S centa ia remitted to the
it at irrasurer, and enough of It ud
by the secretary of atat to cover the
expense of numbera end registration,
Wk Hay Caattrsete.
The contract for tha auto number at
cut each arm Vo O. A. Bach of
Omaha, .vice president of J-ha Qneenduck
company. , Tha contract tcr the motor
cycle numbera foe to the Lincoln tftamp
A . Seal company of Lincoln, at T4 centa
fof eaca number. '...' r
. Week's belary Yet..
It will ba a matter of a week or ten
days begone the new number wiU be
available. Those who have already taken
out their lloeneea thla year, and they
number from 4.00O to COM. can enow their
receipts in plaoe of the new numbera.
Bill Pmm hy Hon.
8. K. 291 aHalaea aaiaria of certain
city offKIla of Alliance.
8. if. S Authorise Imprisonment of
I-etty ..larseoy otteoaes in town or city
a. T. SS Require accused persona re
leased on, ball to appear in court on the
flrt day ot succeeding Jury term.
H. V. 101 Amplifies the atatute against
forgery to "over lUer wrlUug fyr the
purpose of discrediting other person.
H. V. 1,3 Kules and regulations for In
spection of dairy products, adding to
powers of food commissioner and In
crHulna; number of InKixo'tors.
8. Ms Provides for 'resurfacing old
pavemrwa In Omaha. ...
8. K. 2a9 Authorizes drainage dlstrtcta
to refund aurplua left after paying cost
of work, pro ratlng.it to JToperti" own
er. H. T . .J7 Ehttenda Jurisdiction of probate
courts and ailoa onlers to me made
S. F. J'rovldea for constructive aerv
1 where a defendant cannot be found
in the state.
8. F. 21 Iteqtilres a 04 per cnt peti
tion for pavement in aecond class clttaa
and villages. .
8. F 1j Makes notea given In advance
to prlvst s- hoola in payment of tuition
non-ncKliibi until fifteen days after
student lixs entered school.
8. I Ii'l Autuorliea special levy fof
hydrant fund In second claaa cities.
. K. 197 iTohihita sale of hog cholera
crurn without first obtaining . HnenHea
from t"t . tellers! government and the
NcbrBWn "Live Unii PiuiiHiry board.
H..F.. PherifM' tt bill.
H. r"; Itt-Iiriiintes the ale of a art
cultural eeed ani provides for Inspection
anil testing by fool comriilsslnn.
R r."to-ncrulrlng aufficient rTcuranca
between teleDiioue . nnil electric wires to
pn.tcct tnlrphone service.
3. V. U jimyowera cities, villages and
counties to acquire real estate fur high
S F. SI 1nveri de'tnouent texes.
9. K. vJr Providea for printing aeaslon
lea an1 lefrtalstive JourneU.
F. 140 Hequlres nnnriifcnt plaintiffs
to fiirni! I'A ch aacurtty for ooata.
P. 141 iiegulnlea sal ot commercial
H. F. 14 Civee pharmacy graduates of
l iiiversliy of Netiraeka ertlftcatea wit h
"t tmng enamtnstlon at hands of slat
H F. yl-Authorise cttlc to Issue audi
BtlU Pasaej by the Reaat.
If. R. 47, Prlea Makea It a mlade-
rranor to destroy land comer markets.
II. 17. CX. nn.mre Cmmtttce For k
dairy barn at Mnrora. U.fX
11. R. . I I nance (.xinmltte For
Iniiiding at home ior dopenuent cliUUreo
at Llnroln. tJ7.6.
H. H. ,, Finance aemmlttie For
building st tubercular boaipial at 1 Kear
If. It. . Flnano Oommlttee Puildlng
and lmirovenwnia at Lincoln hospital for
tnnanet. s-m oiJO.
ii. K. For aewage plant and laun
dry equipment at girl a home at Geneva.
I r, Winanno rommlMee Ftr tm
frovetikenta at Omaha riuhool for Ieaf,
it n-a , .
11. R. Ut. I-araen Makea the Douglas
ominty cierk ex fflr4v county coinp
trl'cr. t R 44iL Finance Committee For
building at Norfolk insane hospital. ,-
II. R. S55 Formal sppmprlatlon
nemsi xhnnl andowmetit fund.
K. K. r.7. bUsaxna Otvea well diggera a
lien on land.
H It. 173 Formal appropriation of caah
yeveluota of atate nonnal e nooia
Hill H'Manlrt ( I'aa by Mr
ate C4aBBltte ef Whole.
U. R. SIX, RcUner Permlta church or
ganisations to sell property.
II R. It, Chambers of Thurston Flxea
SIM per day aa pay of county eoinmie-
aiuiieia while actually eiiK.Kea in road
vi.rt. lMea not affect fkouKlaa Coualy.
II. R- ilS, Parkinson Provkdes i eenta
lr re4'tta for county aid to agricultural
xietuis and counties under K.Ou) may
in reaae the amount to I cents.
11. It. SIS. Naylor Provldee that county
Ijoarda may establish roads parallel . to
tai'.wsy reht-f-way without iwtHion.
II. it, "vs(. Van Utusen tJlves villages
nl iltiea rlgut to levy special aaimaa-
intrts fur oiling roada.
H. H. 7. I..rd of Control Providea
for letter writing of patients la slat
11. K. S9. Board of Control Providea
in, t hod of rntry of patients to Uiaane hoa-
11. R. Roard ef Control Changea
iiani of ilaatius asylum to lnglealae.
It. H. Soi, ttuard of Coulrol I'hangee
rikme of blind Institute to rttraJ
. hixi fr.r Blind.
H R. Provide for employment of
roiivv ta at atat penitentiary under dl
tioti of tUmrd or Lontroi.
M. K. ' 'A General aaiariea bill.
ii. H. fcSl Appropriates JIU.Ouu for tha
rtate Board of Control to expend at th
ta: p-ii!lintlarv in taUhlUtilng guy lo
c'.ry It may ae fit.
li. It. Movkett ef tncaster Appro
priate l-.io as curieos for a f ind to
In relief of blind and for tnvesiigatiua
iji caus of tlinines.
H. H 7J UcneiiU Ualma aad dcflclen
Ira .t L
li. H &04, Committee on 8tat Ineltu
tixjiie Ct'ii.ges retUli enietit for adinia-
n to hrid! lijttuui fur Kesole
J,t uiiU.. 1. cornmiuinetit to I.' cnly on order
,i nn or ii'tn or onir.
II. H. 'iw, I u;.. r ('ornir.ion bill to on
t'l-rii.-nntiiv atovt; ayi.ii.-a to wunua
Ji,i .tiI Home.
Ajaitments, (lata, houaee ana cottages
tun Le itoid qui. Vly and cheaply tj
lt Kent" Ad.
Hoote Committee of Wtole, by One
sided Vote, Comes Out in
SLIGHT AMENDMENT 13 MADE
iFYom a Ftaff trrepondent
LINCOLN. Arrll 7-(Brclal Telegram.)
Aftrr one of the warment debetea of th
session In the house the Howell anti
discrimination Insurance hill. B. F. 4ft,
waa 'recommended . for passage by a de
clalve vote, which waa even a surprise to
the frlenda of the bilk
Curiously enough the fight waa led on
both std" by a minority member, and
both of them of the Lancaster county
delegation. Teteraon waa In charge of the
fight nrainst the bill, while Mockett led
the fnrre defending the measure. i
Ltggftt of 8c ward proposed an amend
ment giving the atate Insurance depart
ment authority to Increase or decreaae
rate. Thla waa withdrawn until after
the bill had been read on requeat of
Mockett, but again Introduced at the close
of the- reading and adopted.
Among thoae who apoke for the bill
were Tnimble and I-anlgan, while gteb
bena assisted reteraon In the argunnt
against the hill.
When the vote waa taken on Indefinite
postponement It waa anon evident that
the bill would live, and the' vote of S3 for
postponement to 3 agalnat Indicated that
the bill haa a good ahow for passage,
Douglas rwinty memhera split tip on the
Senate and House ;
At Outs on Harinan
fTrom a Staff Correspondent.) ,
LINCOLN. April 7.-(fpeoia1. -Raising
tha salary of Food Commissioner liar
man from S2.S0 to S2.ri00 ami pay of In
spectors from S4 to S4.M waa up before th
houso today. The house had pnaaed upon
the matter once and cut the ralae, but the
annate put It back and the Mil cam
back to the house with the ralae rein
stated. Conference committee wer ap
pointed and they agreed that the aenat
had done right, but ac-m of the house
member thought otherwise and after
considerable discussion the matter went
over to the afternoon, when they refused
again to concur, 43 to . and on motion
of Taylor a new committer, waa ap
pointed,' consisting of Taylor. Relshlck
The house went Into committee of th
whole and apent a ahort time on aenate
file S10. providing that when a state bank
liquidate It shall receive back 75 per
cent of Ita accumulated guaranty fund
assessments, the other 28 per cent to be
retained by th State Ranking board. Mr.
Scott proposed an amendment to 'turn the
entire amount into the board's handa.
This waa oppoeed by Messrs. Taylor and
Smith, The committee' arose and reported
progreaa without acting on th bill or th
Socialists Gain ' :
In Cities of Texas
DALLAS, Tel.. April 7- Heavy rote
wer polled today In SPO Taxag cflle and
town where municipal election were
held. Th majority of the candidate
were democrats running cgntnst demo
crats, but tha eociallata made active cam
paigns In Fort Worth, Dallas and aevrral
Complete returns tonight ahow the eleo-
Hon in Dallas of the Cltlaer.s' association
ticket, headed by Henry D. Lindaley. for
mayor, llo opposed John . Q., Collins on
th people' Independent party ticket.
The vote waa 7.M2 for Liudsley and 4,901
In Waco, with no opposition to the dem
ocratic ticket, only X0 votes wer polled.
It was th quietest election there In
ears. Four city oomnilsoioners wer
elected In addition to other officials.
Florence Wet by
v 272 to 107 Votes
Florence voted wet, 171 to 107, Tues
day, it being th first time th question
had been decided by ths voters In that
village, which ' has been wet sine It
For mayor, F. 8, Tucker was re-alected,
he vote .being; as follows: Tucker, Z4u;
W, K. Rogers, 131; John Bondesaon was
elected city clerk without opposition, re
ceiving SU voU. The vote for city
treasurer was: James Brenneman, 107;
T.i B. Kelly, ltd. Pllfford Kelrle waa
elected city engineer with SCO votea to
A. U Luch' 104.
For councilman from th North ward.
Henry Behrman received lis votea. while
J. Weber, Jr., got TO; from the Bouth
ward. D. F. Kelly, 119; C. O. Carlson. Ti.
STORZ GENUNE BOCK BEER
By long odda th finest brewed in
Omaha. On draught throughout tit city
now. Don't miss It. Phone tor a case fur
your home. Chaa. Etora. Web. 1J60.
In the Canadian league the London club
haa re-engaged Manager F. C. KelaUnc
and haa sold Pitcher Robert Km and
Shortstop Whitrratt to a higher class
. Washington Affairs
The new battleshlo Artsona. building I
the New Yoik navy yard, will be launched
June IS, hecretary D&iiiela announced.
The governor of Artsona has been Invlttd
to name the ship aponscr. .
Postal recelp V at the fifty largest cities
In March shoird a subetantlai increase
over lliuM of February, l'oetniaater lien
era! iiurtrsou announced, indicating i
eady climb toward normal. Th t-uio
pean war brought about a declln in pos
tal receipt that coutiuuea untu o
Constitutionality of tha federal law ef
likjj kpairiallng American women marry
ing lorelKiieia Waa attacked by- Sir.
k-Uifl C alacavnsi of elan r ranclaco In
a brief filed lu th uprme couru ih
aa denied th right to vote In Han Fran-
ci no on th ground that under th fed
eral law alia has lost her American oitt
saruhiu by marrying a subject of Great
Fortilan trade of the United States from
March (l to April S petted a favorahl
balance of Ul f.M 171. This was an in
crease of la.17i.uJO over the prmedlng
weea. Kxort amounted to .k7M.'i
Imports totaled pVita.'.JI. Of th expurta.
New York handled :,:. IW4 worth and
isew Orleans, the next laiseat export ce.
Ur, iuptMd goods to in lu of W
March a an extraordinary month this
year iroru a wcattier standovint. aoonl-
Ing to til official weather and crop bull
tin Uaund bv tne aeather bureau. Not
rtuce extensive weatliar records be nan
more titan forty ear aKo. haa the
weather ovr the southeastern portion of
in country ieea ao continuously roid.
Invs the bulletin, ar.J In portion of lew
t uelai.a and other mrt neaatern state
ever Kuuaa lor Matvb.
Dry Forces Hail Result of Balloting
in State on Liquor Question
GAIN ALSO IN WISCONSIN
CHICAGO, April 7. A total of
fifty-five out of 102 counties In Illi
nois are entirely dry, three new
counties, Marion, Franklin and Jas
per, bavins; been added to tbe dry
column In yesterday's local option
About 100 saloons were voted out
of business, out of the 350 Involved
In . forty-fire townships. Tbe chief
dry victory was In Centralla, which
oas been wet for sixty years. Thirty-
eight saloons were voted out there.
In. Wisconsin, cltle. town and village
which voted onthe liquor q?utlon yes
terday showed a gain for the dry forces
In the number of towna gained, but th
larger citlea voting on the Issue, Madi
son. Superior, Aanland and Beloit, re
mained In the wet column.
Nineteen citlea and towna which
formerly , were wet went dry. while only
four villages Wlifch were Bry went over
to the saloon forces.
Vote la Wlscoaala. t .
MILWAUKEE. Wl., April S.-The vote
today in Wisconsin clttea, towna and
village on the "wet and dry" question
showed a gain for the "dry" element In
number of towna gained, but the larger
cities voting on tha Issue atadlson. Su
perior. Asbland and Beloit remained In
the wet column.
Forty-one placea which were "dry"
voted to remain ao, and auty-five voted
to retain aajoon. Probably the moat
significant feature of the vote waa that
nineteen citlea and 'town which were
formerly "wet" were ' awung Into the
"dry" column, while only four villages
which were "dry" went over to the "wet"'
Little Chance ta Mlaatntts.
BT. PAUL, April 1 Election today in
several Minnesota cities of ths - fourth
class wrought but one Important change
In the wet and dry situation. This waa
at St. Peter, where saloons were voted
In by a decided majority.
THOMPSON WINS .
i (Continued from Pag. Four.) -
biographical sketch which he issued prior
to the election he stated that as a boy
he sold newspapers, and later went ' to
Wyoming" and worked aa a cowboy and a
brakeman. lie received much of his edu
cation In the publlo schools and later en
tered Yale university.
JI Is a dealer In real estate, having
succeeded ta the business of his father,
who died wealthy. Thompson Is also
knows as a yachtsman and formerly was
captain ot th Chicago Athletlo associa
tion. ' ,
Kleetloa la K. C.: K.
KANSAS QJTT. ' Mo., . April 8.-C. W.
Green today was re-elected mayor f
Kansas City, Kan.,, by a majority esti
mated at mor than 1,000 and early re
turns Indicated the election of all other
candidate on th administration Utket
with the posalble exception of James
liogge, commissioner of street and pub
lic Improvements, who waa closely
crowded for the office by Frank J. Fere a
Opposition candidate conceded the re
election of C. 13. Little, commissioner ot
f Inane, and, Lou II. Chapman, commis
sioner of water and street lighting. W.
II. Martin, commissioner of parks and
publla property, was holding a lead over
Nonpar laaa Men Elarte.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., AprU . Nonpar
tisan candidates for Judicial office In
Milwaukee county war today elected to
all th sraoancle with on exception.
Civil Judge Joseph B. Oordes, social dem
ocrat, being re-elected. , .
Of th five school directors elected In
Milwaukee, four social democrats were
elected, one Veins Mrs, Meta Berger. wife
of former Pongreaeman Victor Berger.
Only . on nonpartisan candidate waa
Early returns from throughout th state
show a sain for th "dry," In thirteen
town while th "wets" sained on town.
Thirty town now 'wet" remained In that
column whU twenty-three "dry" town
Th largest cltle reported voting en
th license eueatlon are Ashland, Bu-
perlor, Beloit and Madlaon. They went
Dry Clt lUttfB rtsstlea
DFJTROIT, Mich. AprU I Complete un
official return from th sixteen Michi
gan counties la which local option waa
th Uaue la yesterday's election ahowa
that the dry" we aucceasful In six
teen counties and the "Wets we vic
torious in tWO. :
Alger county save a majority of only
one vote In favor of the anti-saloon In
terest and Oakland went dry by a
majority of from eight to forty. Chip
pewa county. In which Sault Bt Marts
is situated shows a "wet" majority of
BT. LOUIS. April a-Th entlr repub
lican' ticket of twenty-eight aldermen.
led by A. II. Frederick, for chairman of
th board, was elected here today by a
plurality estimated at ZS.ou.
Reaakltcaas Eleet Mayor..
OKLAHOMA CITT. Okls., April .-Ed
Overliolser, republican, waa choaen mayor
In the city election here today. J. O.
Street, democrat, waa elected commis
sioner of public property, and Michael
Donnelly, democrat, commissioner of
finance. The sjw board of city commle
siouers will consist ot three demoerals
and two republicans.
Mather Is Elected
Mayor of Benson
Only on member of th ticket put up
la protest agalnat annexation was elected
la Benson, the exception being James M.
Bailey, who was chosen councilman from
tha fecond ward.
C U. Mather, republican.' waa elected
mayor. Other winners were: Dan West
ergard. city clerk; Ous A. Wolfe, treas
urer; C. K. Bramble, engineer, ad Ed
ward Borenaon,. councilman from th
A proposed IA000 bond iau for th
building of, a new city hall and fir hall
carried by larg majority.
Carl W. Andaraoa, William Clara and
J. A. Bbvpen wer etaotad member of ths
suLcul board. .....
Rent room 0.UI1JL un ft He Want Ad.
ATTACK OH PORTS
SulUn'g War Office EeporU Two
warships of Allies Damaged .
During- Fight Monday.
ANOTHER BATTLE IN CAUCASUS
CONSTANTINOPLE. April 7.
(By Wireless to Berlin and London.)
An offlclak statement issued today
by tbe Turkish war office says:
"No serious attack waa mad yes
terday by tha enemy on tha Darda
nelles. The day before two hostile
cruisers bombarded our batteries at
tha entrance to the straits, but with
out result. One of tha enemy'a cru's
ers and one torpedo boat were s truck-
by our shells.
"On the Caucasian front tha enemy
attacked our adrance guards north
of Ishkan, near tha frontier, but were
repulsed across tha frontier. After
eighteen hours of hard fighting we
occupied the enemy's Tillages near
Rhosor and Parces, south of Tassa
kert' CANDIDATES JELL OF LUCK
Chambers Says Omaha Voters Think
Very Little of Senate Filev
HOW OTZES BEATEN ONES FEEL
(From a Staft Correspondent)
LINCOLN. April 7.(8peclal. "Thai
anowa wnat tney injna of . F. a,- re
marked Representatlvs Chambers of
Douglas county when he sot back to
Lincoln todsy, after spending Tuesday
In Omaha for th primaries.
Mr. Chamber Is one ot th five mem
ber of th Douglas) county delegation
In the legislature who war candidates
for th city commission. All fir of them
made ttteir campaign largely on the
strength of having supported S. F. S,
ths bill giving R. B. Howell's Water
board authority to engage In the electric
All Fallow to Land.
Every one of the quintet went down to
defeat, In th primaries, falling to land
among th fourteen winners.' Beside
Chambers, there were BeriSftora Howell
and Bedford, Representative Dnieaedow
and Howard. '
Mr. Chambers t now convinced that
th people of Omaha do not care so much
about 8. F. as he thought they did
when It was before the legislature. He
got something over 400 rotes, where about
1,500 wer needed to nominate. Chamber
was not slow In expressing the opinion
that he and the , other had made "fall
guys" ot themselves when ' th adopted
ths Water board bill as their campaign
lesus. ' ' - ' ' i
Draesedew'a Vlcer. '
Mr. Drueaedow refused to attribute the
reault to popular disapproval of S. F. S
and declared that .he and the other
legislators lost out because . they wer
not included In the ctroos combination.
"Aw-,. it wasn't B. F, S at all.T. h de
clared, "you can't get anywhere nnleaa
you are on th slat. I didn't have
chance to make an expenslvs campaign
and Iota of them didn't know I waa run
ning." , .
Jerry Howard, who moved a is bachelor
belongings from South Omaha ,. a . few
weeks ago In order to run for city com
missioner In the larger city,, was cheer
ful in defeat. II did not even attribute
It to ths stock ysrds influence or the
"bafe" truat. . - .
"Hurel wquld have been eurprlsej if I
had won out In that bunch." Jerry statsd
to his friends. ''There were . seventy
thiee running and only fourteen could 'be
nominated, and how could I expect to
get there?" . '
Th return of the defeated contingent
from Omaha attracted a good deal of at
tention at the capitol. They were forced
t undergo ft good deal of Joshing at th
handa of their colleagues, which they took
Dies from Wound
i t; Inflicted by Wife
Will F. Frants, a year old. accidentally
hot yeaterday by hi wife, 1 year old,
to whom h was married February JO,
idled at St. Joseph's hospital shortly
after midnight. Th bullet hit him In
the left breast.
FranU was shot, said his wife, while
they were examining a revolver. Bh
pulled the trigger In Ignorance of th fact
that It was loaded, she told th police.
Mr. Ftanti formerly lived at Manilla.
Ia. 6h and her husband have been liv
ing at Harney.
Karl Frants, Ii yeara old. accidentally
An Inquest will be held Thuraday morn
ing at 14 o'clock. Mr. Frants' declared
she would return to th home ef ' bar
parents, Mr.' and Mr. J. A. Milton of
Manilla, Ia., when cleared of the Name.
They bar not been Informed of the oc
currence, owing to Mrs. Milton'a Illness.
The parents of the dead boy are pros
trated with grief. Word was received by
th polk that FranU and his wit had
Forty-Six Vote3 Cast
For Dundee Trustees
Forty-! x votea wer cast In th lec
tion, of village trustr at Dundee Tues
day. The present trustees. Reed. Crowell,
Westerfleld and Gillespie wer running
for re-election. Reed and Crowell. who
era both out of town, received forty-alx
votta. while Gillespie and Westerfleld re
ceived forty-five each. It is presumed
th latter two wer too pollt to vote for
themaelvea. There are about O0 voters
, STOrV GENUNE BOCK BEER
By ft loot odd th finest brewed In
Omaha. On draught throughout th city
now. Don't mis It. Fhon for caa
for your hom. Chaa. filor. Wab. Ufct
The Bee Want Ada Are Beat U us in as
' Ntkratk talea.
WAtHIN(TON. April 7. eXpental Tale
run 1 Krtaaae pnslon arantd
l.ttl A. Kranilin. MoUooa. t'i; Maxy
hrels, tiooveT: I I. aruitii Mhnn
Kiuinall, Man GalMi, Madlsun.
The Cora fe'chang National bank of
lman nmm vwb m m nwrri
SSai for the Flrat National b,rik of
Callaway: feux-k Yards National bank,
K iikiii 111), Mo ; fH Crand Island Na
ti.mil bank: Mncl-antc A Mrtal National
bana 01 now 1 or nir, ivr iity rauoi
baak of 0uahs
PENDS JN MEXICO
Forty Thousand Villa and Carranza
Troops Meet in Struggle that
May Decide "War.
MOBS ABE LOOTING GUT AM AS
WASHINGTON. AprU 7. A battle
with 40,000 troops engaged and
which may be a deciding action in
the war between the Carranza ami
Villa factions in Mexico is in pro
gress, or Impending sear Irapuato,
In the state of Guanajuato.
State department dispatches today,
dated April 5, but delayed In transmission,
sent by Special Agent Carrothers, with
General Villa, said the fight would take
place soon. That waa construed to mean
kt.st Villa hsd assembled ft force strong
enough to meet Oenersl Obregon's army
and was moving south from Torre on
along ths National Railway. J
Obregon was laat reported at Quere
tare, and was said to have sent a column
against San Luis Potosl, while he pro
tected It march with a second column,
end a third division ot his army under
General Hill moved toward Morella, capi
tal of Mlchoacan. Obregon la understood
by officials here to have 20,000 men, and
It Is said Villa haa gathered an equal
Irapuato is th Junction ot ths Mexican
Central and the National Railway, toward
which Obregon' forces r advancing.
The State department issued this sum
mary of the situation. ,
"Th department la informed that Gen
eral Villa ha announced that If he la
successful In defeating the forcee of Gen
eral Obregon south ot Irapuato he will
Immediately open the lines of communica
tion to Mexico City. The department's
advices Indicate that should tha forces
of General Carransa.be defeated In Ihls
expected engagement his 'important
stronghold will be. Vera Cms, Taroplco
Advices to th Carrans agency said
the supboat Guerrero reached Ouaymas
Monday night and its commander noti
fied foreigners to leave the port, he
intended to open. bombardment. Mobs
in Guaymaa and Hermoslllo, the agency
statement added, were looting business
houses. The statement adda that General
May torena failed to -check the Carranza
troops marching from both north and
south and waa defeated yeaterday at
General Calles waa reported marching
on Cananea and Nogales.
State department advices said sharp
fighting continued at Ebano, near Tam
plco. ' '
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