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ON TO MEXICO CITY IS THE'CRY OF ARMY AND
NAVY HEADS ALGARA GETS PASSPORTS
Washington, April 24- "Mexico
City" next slogan of army and navy.
. JHeads of both branches of the service
''Telievei- there is now no chance of
peace. Declare that only course js to
seize Mexican capital and guard rail--,
road between Vera Cruz and" capital,
when this country can dictate its own
President and advisers, while pub
licly paying attention only to Huerta
are secretly watching the constitu
tionalists. Troops ordered "from the
presidio at San Francisco are to be
followed by others from the north. By
Sunday the entire army may be head
Few officials believe constitution
alists will remain neutral. Even
though Villa and Carraflza should de
sire to do so, it is not believed they
could keep more than a small per
centage of their men loyal to them
when word comes of American ad
vance from Vera Cruz..
General panicky feeling in Texas.
President Tealizes if he does not send
regulars Goy. Colquitt wiH order his
militia guard to'-the border. This
would complicate matters at Texans
generally, and particularly Texas
'troops, entertain bitter enmity toward
Cash in Uncle Sam's wanchest tal
lied up yesterday. War tax will not be
resorted to except possibly on. liquor.
Government amply supplied with
funds. v .
War department completed -draft
for call for 250,000 volunteers. Will
not be issued until necessary.
Passports'for Senor Algara and two
other members of Mexican embassy
sent late yesterday afternoon to Mex
ican dinlqmatic headquarters. Final
breaking, of all relations vithj the
HUerta regime. . ..
Reported that railroad, communica
tion, lias ben xe-establishedbetween
Mexico City and Vera. Cruz. Long;
missing third section 6f refugee train
now believed to liave contained fed
eral troops-and ammunition and wat
sidertracked by Huerta following re
ceipt of .news that Vera Cruz was oc
cupied by Americans', m
No volunteer organizations nof
connected with regular militia will b
considered by War Department foi
Mexican service. .,
Formation of special squadron foi
inshore work in the Mexican block
ade ordered by Sec'y Daniels.
El Paso, Tex. Villa, declares there
will be no war between U. S. anl
constitutionalists. Says he will re
main in Juarez until excitement
abates, then resume campaign foi
possession" of towns ,10 that district
still held byHuerta -troops.
, Despite Villa's reassuring state,
ment El Paso took comfort in news
LOCAL BOY KILLED
Samuel Meisenburg, Aged 20, 1450
S. Racine Av Chicago Boy Member
of Battleship Florida Crew, Who Was
Rilfed in First 'Battle of Vera Cruz.