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BUST t)F A. G. VANDERBILT IS
DESTROYED IN FIRE
ALFRED C-. VANOERBtT
This marble portrait of Alfred G.
Vanderbilt, son of Alfred G. Vander
bilt, millionaire who was lost on the
Lusitania, was among the art treas
ures lost when fire destroyed the
New York studio of C. S. Pietro,
sculptor. The bust had been deliv
ered to Mrs. Vanderbilt, then sent
back to the artist to be photographed.
BELIEVED SCOTT WILL STILL
U. S. WITHDRAWAL DEMANDS
Washington April 25. Definite re
sults are anticipated here today from
forthcoming conference between
Gen. Scott and Gen. Obregon at
Clothed with almost diplomat's
powers, Gen. Scott will endeavor to
develop spirit of greater accord be
tween two governments. He will ex
plain American aims in Mexico and
seek to dissipate any idea that Villa
hunt is intended to do other than
shatter banditry through northern
Officials believe he will be able to
still any new demands for withdraw
al of American forces before their
mission is accomplished. Pending his
session with Carranza's war min
ister, action on Carranza's sugges
tions for withdrawal are in abeyance.
WILSON ASKS CO-OPERATION
FOR INDUSTRIAL DEFENSE
New York, April 25. In open let
ter, made public today by committee
on industrial preparedness of naval
consulting board, Pres. Wilson asks
co-operation of business men of
America in organizing industrially
for national defense.
Work will start May 1, when
agents of committee will start na
tional inventory of factories and
shops with view to finding out just
what their equipment is. and just
what their capacity would be for
producing war supplies.
'In addition to taking an inventory,
the committee proposes to instruct
manufacturers in making war sup
plies and to organize to keep skilled
workmen on the job in time of war
by formation of an industrial reserve.
FINAL DASH FOR VILLA!
Columbus, N. M., April 25. Final -dash
after Villa was reported today
to have been started by American
detachment while main expedition
ary forces were being concentrated
at Namiquipa and Colonia Dublan.
Two new aeroplanes undergoing
their 'final tests at local camp were
expected to join chase for scouting
in rough country, where the bandit
leader is believed to be resting and
re-gathering followers. Last of the
2,500 reinforcements ordered early
last week were expected here today.
Prof. A. H. Tolman, for 30 years
Shakespeare authority, U. of C, sayc
Baconian theory is bosh.
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