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CARRANZA TROOP FLOCK TO VILLA EXPECT
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Gen. Villa, Who Is Making Them All Sit Up and Take Notice in Mexico
Washington, Nov. 20. Official re- I priests from Vera Cruz to the U. S.
ports from George C: Carothers,
state department agent with Gen.
Villa's agency, that Carranzista
troops are flocking to tjie Villa stand
ard and the Villa will meet little op
position in going to Mexico' City,
brought forth bitter denial from Car
ranzista agents here.
First serious fighting expected be
tween forces of Gen. Obregon and.
The war department and the. Cath
olic Church Extension Society of
Chicago clashed yesterday. Arrange
uents for transporting nuns and
was the cause.
The war department announced
several days ago that the transport
San Marco would transport the nuns
and priests. This was followed by
word from Gen. Funston tht the ref u
gess said they had arranged for other
transportation when he offered a gov
Pres. Francis C. Kelley of the so?
ciety telegraphed Sec'y of War Garri
son that the society had no desire
to prevent the government from do
ing its duty and removing these ref
ugees to a place of safety, but if the
government failed in this duty thej