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Snow or rain to-day; colder by night; to-morrow, fair and cold. Highest temperature yesterday, 39; lowest, 31. Detailed woathor, mall and marine report 011 pane 12, IT SHINES FOK ALL VOI;. LXXXIII. NO. 197. NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 1916. CopirijnMBU.bv Ihr Sim Pristine; nnd I'ubU.Mnp Aoclatlon. PRICE TWO CENTS. GERMANS LOSE HEAVILY IN NEW VERDUNATTACK Jiit'iiiilr.v lHv Follows In tciiM' Itombardinent. but Is Broken Down. TMTOXS VICTORS AT TWO rOLNTS (Jain Foothold in Trenches Between Itcthiucourt ami Le 3Iort llonune. fr.Jf Cable I'etpalch to The Scn. rKls. March 1 1. Tlio German attack ,n lh western side of the Meuse was rincwrd to-day, but without success. Tic heavy Ocrman urtlltcry, which had rnn maintaining u heavy bombardment ( this rrglon, doubled the Intensity of .in lire tills morning between Ilethlncourt did the Cumleres wood and followed this with an Infantry attack in force. The stuck was repulsed wtth serious Ioshch to the German?, except at two polnta between Ilethlncourt and he Mort Homme. This was the only Infantry action of .e day on the Verdun front. There was tiry heavy bombardment, however, by iif artillery of both sides to the east if the Meuse und In the Woevre. In the Vusgcs the artillery activity tsntred about Cnappclotle and the val-lO- of the Thur. Attacks were made by 'ttn,!i troops on email sectors of enemy trenches at Stosswlhr and Carspach, f4,..be some prisoners ami material. Tnrce (Sermon aeroplanes were .rous-M down by French aviators In the Verdun secuor. To the east of Luro a 1-cm.i aeroplane attacked by four Ger machines brnUKht down one of the ,4-.lt- and returned unharmed to the ltt..ch lli.es. terms n nepalaed Three Times. The utlletal communique Issued by the I'rtnih War Office to-night follows: Tt the north of the Alsne tho Oer 0.4' s attempted threo times to pene-utt- ur trench s at the northwest u of the Huttcs wood. None of L - r attempts was successful. l i the Argonnc our artillery executed tffrctlve lire In the sector of the j u. Paris, where a munitions de- i't nat blown up, as wetll as on the rc'savs. roads and cnemyl organl n'lons in the region of llontfaucon t Av.'cnurt. Tn ti west of the ileuse the bom birjtmm with shells of irreat calibre c.i utir positions from Oethlncourt to Cmiercs has redoubled In violence. In the afternoon the Germans launched vciv strong attack on this sector 1 wee repulsed on tho whole front 's serious losses. They gained a I0"t sold Ui our trenches at only two It. si,, between Ilethlncourt and Le ilurt llumiiie. K. ' l tin- Meuse and in the Woevre t.: rrlll-ry was very active on both le In the court. of the day. There n infantry action. N'rt of St. Mlhlel our batteries tuuutrdtd Important enemy camps In W,e Ittudlcuurt wood and caused a great ll.e II, 'he rill road station and stores it I.t .Mareho-cn-Woovrc. 'n Iorr.ilne we bombarded an enemy column to the northeast of Dclmc, French Airmen Victorious. In tli' Vnsgcs there was great activ ity bv tlie, artillery of both sides In tho rctor of Chappelotte und In the valley tf the Thur. Sudden attacks on enemy it Wiies .,t Stosswlhr ar.d at Carspach -.ild-rl in to take some sixty prls tn. rj. rtinl rutin r important material "itliout any loss on our part. Six aeroplanes of th tlrst hombard Ir? proup and fle doublu motored ma f'lti. threw forty-two bombs of large cilice on tlio railway station of lirlv ;:, Tin re were numerous' aerial combats XJ-iny ,n the region of Verdun. Three lernan aviators were clearly seen to tjtt In in brouttht tlowu by our avid t m within tlA: ticrman lines Cine of ' i-ifi-oplaiH s. which was attacked by stir tm my machines to the east of 'Jfe, fc.m'.-d ihem In combat and ut fcelt-J In hrttiglng down one of the tier n marlmiet, which fell in the region ' rna Th' Trench aeroplane rc tLn:d uiidamaged to our lines. foer Vrrdan Morriuents. Ttf fatly Mall's correspondent at l'"tariier telegraphlnK under yester- lV 1tte. 1,111. I Ttleirrams from Baslo report heavy ' '.k 'I'lrmit the week on the Belfort "wt and n tho Vosges. This Is prob '''') intended to rover tho inovemcnta 0! trfollf to Vtrdun." Th liTmui ottlcial statement Issued '''Mt' mentions no action In the Verdun 0,1 hs that, "generally speak thtre In no change on tho western U' it Tn 1'rnieli afternoon rommunlqu1 ".r.nia truiiir tierman reconualsbancc twrt.v wt.iei, approached the Krencli posl. ''na in tin llaudremont wood last night . e)i,Ked by the French curtain of Th., ,n ojjjy infantry (lrtlon re l"r"i la t tnglit In the Verdun region. . " tmr firing of home spirit "tie w,,t of the Meuse. ami the bom wrament n tho Vaux and Damloup dls ln I '""'"nje'l Willi the same violence, i IN- Woevre, on tho eastern side of rlun, heavy artillery activity on both "' U. r ported, centring about Klx. ti ,,r '" east, Just to the north f'liit-a.Moustton, a (Jerman detach Vir'1 attempted a surprlHe attack on the l,""l"" at frolx'des Carmos. In ' IIiIn e 1'n tre. The French lire dls ,Md tji, dt t.uihnient and several tier. Kn dead with left on the Held. fsruin of Fire Halts Geraisit, "Hie text of the afternoon communique Went of the Meuse there wu a y H'lrlted cannonadlnr last night. n "'" right bank of this stream a '"ong enemy reconnaissance In the of llaudremont was checked by w curtain of lire. The bombardment '"illnues violently in the region of 'ux anil near Dumloup. Itl the ttV...... ....... . I. i I. n I iinaii artillery has been active, I Continued oaVourt Pag. Coleman du Pont Seeks Presidency Will Hp Roomed as Ittinincss Men's Ciinriidntc for the Itcpiihlicflii Notui-iiHtion. Wasiunotov, March 14. "Tlie busi ness man III polltlca" Ib oon to be exem plified, when the boom of T. Coleman du ront of New York and Delaware for the ttepubllcan Presidential nomina tion will be formally launched. Mr. dti Pont if mild to desire the Presidential nomination. Ills friends believe he has a chance and they are arranging the second choice support for him. lie will go into the convention. It was asserted to-day, as the "favorite son" of Delaware. Tho du Pont boom started In New York weeks ago, and lias Been steered carefully without noise, but with an occasional Indication that It wivs mov ing. Senators and Heprescntatlve who have gone to New York have been taken Into the contldenco of some of the men who back Mr. du Pout, and have been asked frankly what they thought of the Idea of a business man for President. A candid avowal of nluiut will soon be mode. It was said to-day. There will be no rurther attempt to conceal the du Pont movement. Headquarters will be opened and the boom started llkn other well regulated Presidential candidacies. The du Pont movement will be pushed on the theory that the country should get away from practical politicians and lawyirs and put a real business man In the White House. For several weeks word has been com ing to Washington from the Held scouts of the other booms that a mysterious du Pont movement was under way. The story goes that the so-called business men's campaign considered several names for the nomination. Including that of Henry D. 1-stabrook, but finally deter mined that Col. du Pont offered the bet opportunity for development of a real business men s campaign. From this time forward things are ex pected to move rapidly. The du Pont boomers claim to be looking to Pennsyl vania and New York for second choice support. Thty have already been active In Maryland, and tracks of the business man's campaign have been discovered In ome of the political strategy of the South. Politicians In Washington have been aware of the du Pont movement and havt; watched it develop with more than passing Interest. One or two Senators have been Invited to private dinners In New York, where the plan was unfolded MEXICO CITY CELEBRATES. 4s Play. Everybody Rejoices. Wilson's Attltade Pralx d. 'fipeciaf CobJt DevperrA fe Tirn Scr. Muxico Oitt. March II. Military bands paraded the .streets this afternoon playing martial airs of rejoicing over tho peaceful settlement of tho Columbus Incident. Tho papers nil praise Presi dent Wilson's attitude. Oen. Carranra telegraphed from Quero taro. Informing the public that danger of international complication had dis appeared. The authorities arrested some fifty money changers and stock speculator? to-day doing a curb business. Many are well known. No reason was given for the arrests. FORD OPENS CAMPAIGN FOR CHEAP GASOLENE Building Machinery to OWtuin Product From Kerosene Through Secret Process. Washington, March 14, Henry Ford Is to conduct a campaign to nduce tlw price of gasolene. The announcement to-day aroused the Interest of the FeJ eral Trade Commission- nnd other Gov ernment bureaus hers'. It was made by Kepresentattve P.andall of California, who has a bill before Congress provid ing for Government regulation of the prices of gatolene and other products. "Alter -.1 conference with Mi. Ford's pcrfionul representative," said Mr. Han dull, "I am convinced that the manu facturer will cooperate In the effort to solve tho gaHOlcne problem. 1 feel sure that with his assistance we can not only bring ir.iboleno down to a reasonable tiguro but that a, public sentiment will bo aroused which will result In legisla tion that will prevent any futuie boost ing of the price. "Mr. Ford believes that the Kltimim process discovered in tho United States bureau af wine will force a great re duction In the price to oonsutneis. Mr. Ford la at present experimenting "Ith another process to obtain more gaso lene from kerosene. The process re quires delicate special machinery, which Mr. Ford Is having constructed. As the process Is tho property of another party .. lll-l.. In iriiiUt, miv :tti- 1 nouncement regarding It at thl time. ,1 I,, nil a. i.i.i.u.m Mr. roru sent ine niuniita .... to Kepresentatlve Handall: "The solution of the gasolene problem is an urgent matter. If one attempt falls the quickest way to get n solution will be to commence with another one. Although I may not bo able to take up the lllttman process at once, after the present test Is completed, 1 iiiuy go IntJ It thoroughly." . FIB ON "L" TIES UP TRAFFIC, - Car on Third Ave, Srw Kilirrea Track Kntlrely lrtroetl. Rush hifur train traffic, may b de layed to-day on the Third avenue ele vated railroad because of a short cir cuit lire Just south of the Klghteentli street station at 1:30 this mottling, which destroyed one wooden cur at the rear end of a nine car train, The dam axe Is estimated at 15,000, The power was Immediately sf.iul off houUi of Thirtieth street and north of Fourteenth street, mid It was believed that It would be at least K or 9 o clock before the burned car could be cleared away no that the power could be. turned on. The car that was destroyed was at toehed to n train bound north on the new express track. niturioiia nwtmrooT fakm mcmor MAY FREE OSBORNE j OF PERJURY CHARGE! Indictment Mny He Dismissed To-dny Outcome Heats I on n Comma. I!1. MKI)MN A TAltGET IUn Authority to Investigate Prison Questioned Delve Into His Past. White Plains, N. T.. March 14. Thomas Mott Osborne may walk out to morrow from the courtroom where for two days he has been on trial for per jury, freed of the charge, the first of the two Indictments against htm dis missed. The decision rests with Jus tice Tompkins, who said he was In clined to believe Mr. Osborne technically not guilty of perjury. Tho entire question at issue which Justice Tompkins has to decide Is whether tho Investigation made at Hlng Slug on October ft, 1913, by Dr. Itudolph Dledllng, a member of the Prison Com mission, had any standing In law and whether Dr. Dledllng had a right to ad minister an oath and take testimony. .It was at this investigation that Mr. Os borne Is alleged to have perjured him helf. The decision, and so perhaps the ques tion of whether Mr. Osborne shall be freed without even having to enter a defence or shall spend ten years In State prison, hinges upon the Interpretation Justice Tompkins places upon a single comma. That comma Is In section 47 of the prison law, which regulates the Prison Commission. The nearest Justice Tomp kins came to forecasting his decision was when he said, during argument by As sistant District Attorney Fallon and licorso Gordon Battle. Mr. Osborne's counsel : "It kcoiiik to mo under the statute that an Individual member of the Prison Commission cannot make an Investiga tion of a prison, swear witnesses and take testimony under oath without the authorization of the commission. The Iower to Inspect and Investigate Is given to the commission and not to an Indi vidual." IHedllnK Had No Aathorlty. Dr. Dledllng had no authorization from the commission : neither he nor the State) has allege.! that he bad It and there has been no testimony at the trial or elsewhere to show that he had. Con sequently If he had no authorization and authorization Is required, his whole proceeding hasno standing and no mat ter what Mr. Osborne might have testi fied before him Mr. Osborne could not be charged with perjury because the oath Dr. DledJItig adinltilterd was not binding. That Is the Inference to be drawn and that is Mr. Battle's conten tion. The Htate'H forcts were almost speech less at Justice Tompkins's evident In tention to consider seriously Mr. Hat ., , ,ii..i ,., -h.- ik. motion that the defence always makes bntiy to lesrii if they could secure Cor and that the Judge almost Invariably , Union for Thursday night. Finding that rejects. Mr. Fallon made a strenuous It was available arrangements were Im effort to Impress upon the court that , mediately begun for a public demonstrs his was the proper construction of the , Hon. .... law and that the Indictment he had. drawn should not be dismissed without oven a defence having been entered. It wiih In so doing that he pointed out the comma. "Why, we require the services of a schoolmaster, not a lawyer, here, Mr. Fallon," sld Justice Tompkins. Then Mr. Fallon remarked that Justice Morschauser already had rejected the same or a flmllar motion, though of course before testimony hail been taken. "The responsibility rests In the court here, now," Justice Tompkins remarked, "though of course I'll consider Judge Morsrhauser's decision." Comfort for tke State, The Stale, however, found romfnrt In one thing that Justice Tompkins said In the course of the argument. "I think there is enough evidence In this ruse on tho question of knowledge of this defendant to have it submitted to the Jury." This referred, however, to Mr. Battle's second argument for dismissal, that the Stale had failed to show that Mr. Os borne attempted wlltully to deceive Dr. Dledllng. rather than to the basic con tention that It whs Impossible for any body to cojiinilt perjury before Dr. Dled llng hwautsc his Inquiry had no legal KtrttUS. The section of the Penal Ta.w, sec tlon , In which icx;urs the questioned comma m ss follous: "The institutions subject to the visi tation f said commission (the Prison Commission, of which Dr. Dledllng if a member) may be visited and Inspected by It or by any member thereof or by Its eccrotary. when authorized, Any member r the secretary of such commleslon, when authorized, shall have full access to the grounds, buildings, books and papers relating to such Institution, and may require from tho ottlcers and perwops In charge any information." The lection then goes on to say, "Such commission or any member thereof may take proof nnd hear testimony relating to any matter beforu It, or before such member, upon any such visit or Inspec tion.'' The defence contends that the section means that a member or secretary must Is- authorized by tho t'ommlsslon to In veMlh'atc a prison. The State holds that the commit after, "by Its sectetary" means that the secretary only, not a member, must be so authorized by the conimlsHlon. Under tht first construction Dr. Died. ling, .not being authorized, had no right i tti take testimony. Under the second pr, Dledllng, being n member and not ' .. - ., i ., tlie secreutry, necneu nu iiiiiuorizaiion nnd could take testimony. Of this the. ory Judge Tompkins hiid'thls to say to Mr Fallon' ' "'Then your proposition Is that any one of the seven Prison Commissioners can of his own accord go at any time tn any prison for no cause, und take -testimony?" "It Is," said Mr. Fallon, Dr. Dledllng on the Hlatnl, Surprised as the State undoubtedly was nt the turn In events brought on by Jii"tlce Tompkins's cnnsldeintlon of Mr. Battle's motion nnd his evident In clination to entertain seriously the idea that Dr, Dledllng was nothing but it meddler at Sing Sing, the cross-examination of the doctor himself must have been it surprise also. Hit left the stand with the knowledge thut he had fur- Continued on J,mI Pa$t. SUFFS WIN IN HOUSE; SENATE HALTS VOTE Angry Women Sny Action llrenks Promise and Vow to Have Vengeance. BLAME SEXATOK BHOWX JIasN Jlcetlng at Cooper 1'nion To-morrow Xiglit to Pro test "Trickery." Albant, March 14. A day of hope In the lives of over 300 women suffra gists, made bright and promising by the passage In the State Assembly to day of their contltutloiiat amendment on a vote of 109 to 3", was rudely blasted to-night. Tlie New York dele gation went back to the city on three special Pullmans, vowing that they would no longer tolerate "disappoint- ment. ugglery ami trickery, and would hire Cooper Lnlon or u great --, -' ' uieir proicei. The patience of the suffragists became .. 1 . ..!..!.. ')(..! ... nf . . 7 . it ,, "' Department, has full author ty to them had crowded Into a small corridor!. . adjoining the rooms of the Senate Judlcl- n. f'.M ... 1 1 . ... .1 . . .1 .. n n .. Inn. .. , hours waited for that committee to notify them that their constitutional amendment had been favorably reported, Tle. Iwfnr. ihv hn.l alt...l in the same way In the same corridor. Twice befbr tl.ey had- been disappointed, but on March 7, last, the suffragists left Albany with the assurance of the Judici ary Committee, they said, that action "surely" would be taken March 14. Ac cordingly this tiny mas looked forward to as one of triumph for the cause. There was dls.polritnienl, however, which made It difficult for some of the more enthuliistlc of the suffraglts to i control their emotion when, a half hour ( here their train was oheduled to start i secretary uans.ng s iioir announcement was nuide that action , accepting the Carranza prals of re agiUn had been deferred. This meant 1 f"1 ord,r T rrBe ,1,1 fores' Ti&Btisr wM "m bo,,1", u,1,.r'orhe,lunTednrcofhe in the committee. t GovrrnmtnVf note of March 10. Storm of Protest Rreaka, The women were Indignant. They ac. cused Senator lilon H. Brown, who ad- vised tbe committee to Ks:pone action. of having broken faith with them. Mrs. Norman De It Whlthotif.e. who, with Mrs. James Ies Itldlaw, Mrs.Ogden Mills Held and other prominent lend ers, has been active for several weks about the legislative halls. Jump-n uskjh a chair and declared in tones which made plnln the bitterness of her dis appointment that the time Imd nrrlved to call a holt and nttcertaln what really was at the bottom nf the sltuttlon. Mrs. Whltehouse tnude her address to the assembled women Just outside the en trance to the committee rooms, which the Senators within plainly heard. Mrs. WhltehouM? announced that tne surrragjsis nati leiepnor.ea irom v imcnui.r ami 'i" "-i said that the programme for Thursday night would be arranged In New York to-mom.w, A number of men oroml - nently Identified with the cause will bo . asked to deliver addi esses The feeling of the wom.n was such ns piompt a number of memtiers of the mmlttce to leave by a side door. Sena- to commltte tor Gilchrist of Kings Isddly walked Into the very heat of a gathering of fifty or more women. They cornered him In a Jiffy. "That Isn't a decent way to treat women." Iw was told. "They wouldn't be treated like that In a respectable man's home. They deserve courteous consideration. You have tricked and fooled them and they will m ike jou feel it keenly," These and many other comments were hurled deeper ii,e,?n.',eL ,i J ! tC Vrnfic Jv ,ll,, :lt,Hrk fm,n M'1"'" "!',r- or Paso In n private conference. After ui H..S H e 1, at" ude of !"'' rltltlon by Villa of his raids on ward lt.tlerrez unnoui.cetl that , ;.g s. V 1, . Xnimltt.". he "m.rotected Arn can towns fl , )M(.h (m. Commltt the suffragists. added, was especially illsp.eased cause the women swarmed about committee rooms. in tho nrtnrte firot Warm. "We legislators don't Ilk- things con ducted that way," said the Senator, while the women surged nearer to him and made pointed replies .Mrs. Charles Farley Winch wanted to preserve In dignity of the gatheilng, but she tackled Senator Gilchrist with. nit gloves, "It Is to lutl that women cannot come here and discuss these subjects Just as men do without fear of offending th legislators." Mrs. Winch told hint "Why didn't your committee keep Its promises? Why don't you talk us you Intend doing? Why do you want to have i us here day after day and wek after week, only to be disappointed and told . to come iitra again. "Well, the members dislike your hang- 1 lug around the, committee room doors -that's all thero is to It," answered Sen ator Gilchrist, nnd he trletl to elbow out of a very Indignant crowd of women. "Wo ought to chloroform him," said one. "He will never come hack," said an other ' "Tis bud about these legislators being 'offended,'" a thlid remarked, "They would not have l hu iffmiitery to say that to a man." "You only have llfletn minutes, to get the train," veiled it man in the cor ridor, and the women hurried to the station. The day was rosy at th" beginning The Atsembly made good. Before the session opened the suffraglMs tilled the Assembly enumuer. iney wane.i i- Hentty, J.unes l.eci ;i!JJ". "gden toil. II..I.1 V..tniim il.. It vvhltnhoiiti. ..ti.." , Judge IHI.mi II. adhains timl other men In sympathy with the women were .helping us best they could to put the i amendment through with a large vote Hepubllctii leader Adler Miposed the iimelidmrnt and Democratic Leader Cal lahan favored It. When announcement was made of a favorable res nil a bund of music started playing patriotic alts In the street below, Immediately under the windows of the Assembly chamber Then nil hands swooped down upon the Senate Judiciary Comniltlee room to wait ami wait und It- badly disappointed. In addition to those named in des patches this morning some of those pres ent were -Mrs. i , teneii, mniner ot .Mrs, Whltehoei Mis. Blchiird Aldrich, Mis. Allre Itlggs Hunt, Mrs. Citir V. Van Antlu. Mrs. Charles Farley Winch, Miss, Alice Ij-ivvson. Mrs. h. Benedict. Miss Katherlne H. Nellson, Mrs. Kmery Wels berg. Miss Anna M, Wilbur, Miss F.lvnor Byrne, miss itessie mainuru, airs, Bmlly .Hooper undMIss Francea Peters, HOUSE GIVES WILSON 120,000 ARMY; VILLA IN A TRAP, SAY MEXICANS; REPORT PERSHING MOVES TO-DAY Kimston Keeps Plans ret: Washington in Dark. See- KSCOIIT TO MORMONS RKPTSKD BY MEXICANS. Americans Flee Chihuahua ( 'My A eun a Pleased Sillinian Wires. WAmN Marc , .wth ,. wam b m VnMtnt.n , , for . f v , movements ' I oi me army ot invasion remain a mys ,of the army of Invasion remain I tcry In Washington. (Jen. Funstoii, It was explained at the uexin upcruiiuutt us conn as ue hees ui, and Is not expected to Inform Wash 1((to llnl afu,r ,0 moV(a(i AiiiinnHh v..rv eri i. Kin. .....i. by t,. Administration to minimize the' talk of serious complications growing! ut of tlw Mexican expedition, steps are I being taken to hasten action on the army I and navy preparedness bills. Itf this evening despatches were re ceived from the border and tent from the War Department to Secretary Baker, I who was attending a musicals at the 1 White House. They were not made public, but It was stated that they did not report a movement Into Mexico. The State Deihtrtment made public the following telegram from fnltrt States Consul Sllllman, sent from tjueretaro last night, concerning the presentation s """ loSJ"ll Columbus border situation, received at j o'clock this afternoon. Personam- pre 'rented this Important communication to Foreign Secretary Acuna at f. :30 P. M. He rend same In my presence and after ward stated: I. S. .Vote Pleases Arana. " 'I am pleastsl to receive a reply of this character from the Government of the United State. It will relieve the very delicate situation that has de veloped owln to the Columbus affair. I wilt Immediately transmit this reply to the Chief Kxecutlve antl urn of the opinion that there will be a reply to tills courteous note expressing appreciation of the same. In this event l nitsn ae liver It to you Immediately for trans - mlttnl to tho Government or mc unieo. aiatcr. ..... "It wais plainly evident that tne repiy v..im1 a niiMt fuvonihte ImDrenslon," MeRx&r authorities" 'iu hid' asked that the movement of American forces be postponed for two weeks In ordur to allow the Carranxa forces an nni,,.- Villa without American Interference received no con- . Urination, either at the State or War , . Deo.trtment. Administration omcuus expressed the opinion that it would not I be compiled with If made. , Department It wua declared emphatlc-.ill i that no suggestion hatl been made to the President, or to the War Department, that action bo postponed. Delay for freraatlon. Army officials here explain the delay entirely on the assumption that Gen. !itisnon desires before entering Mexico to take every precaution, not only to Insure plenty of supplies getting to his tro-ips. but In order to distribute his forces remaining on the border In such a way ns to guard ag.unt anv pos. III other official circles the sugges- tlon Is made that Inasmuch s Villa Is probably far south, In the State of Chi huahua, and the trull Is already "cold' anyway. Gen. Funston is Justified In de laying tho movement until all prccau lions have neen tngen. It In regarded a-. Prrllf- have to divide up Into small detachments ... l. ,ITft l round mi th l,'..,,lll, LJI.LI III"' . in-ij.i.,t t II' n fllJ Should tlie Carranza troone. reported to be operating from the south, ma- teriallzn nnd iirlir.i v go after Villa, t Is thought likely he will beat luck toward the border, where he can be met by the American forces. Cabinet Hold Mretlna. There waj! i meetllie of the Cob.net to-day at which the situation was gen erally discussed, without, however, any ct.iiiige being made III the plnns, Prior lo the meeting the President conferred with Seinitor Stone, clialnnan of the Senate Foreign Itelatlons Committee, i and with acting Secretaiy of State Polk id wltn ticttng wcrriaiy oi r-iaie roiR. Keiiorts from various n.irts of .Mexico show little alarm among Americans. At the same time the Department is taking nil possible steps to g"t Ainerl- cans out of towtw hi northern Mexico, Th.. Ileti.irtnient was Informed to-i uv Hint a train carrying thirty-live Auierl tans was supposed to leave Chihuahua I'lty this morning. Twenty Americans In the town and seventeen others In the Immediate vicinity have refused to leave, und Consul l,etcher Indicates there Is practically no unrest In the city. A reply was received from Gen. Gavlra, commander of the Cnrrnuza gar rison at Juarez, to the request of the i...,.r..,,,,l for an adeolliile ftiree tn escort the f.00 American Mormons at i'aas G Gavlra si force ava ilruii, sr In 111 tinnier. Itn stated that he did not have the available. 200 QUIT MEXICO. American" Nay Meosnrl llrsldents llnvc Them Hearty sirndolf, Dtil'ill-AS, Ariz., Mn ruh 14. Three hun died antl fifty refugees from Narozarl, Mexico, Including 200 Americans, ar rived here to-tlny. They reported that the Mexicans In Nacozarl gave them a hearty sendnff and t xiresKed tne nope mat conditions wouiii peimiv oi mnr .nr., ririi. Twenty-five Americans at hi Tlgre, Mexico, decided to remain and await further developments In the Villa crisis before fleeing to the border. Thirty Chinese were among th Naoo- jtarl rcfugeea. X f AP of the Mexican border and northern section of Mexico, showing 1 the points of concentration where United Stntes troops are assem bling for an advance Into Mexico, the point where Villa was last re ported, near Galeana, and the positions of the Carranza troops that are pursuing the rebel leader and his band. 1 '05 TROOPS MEXICAN TROOPS VILLA Q MORM0N5 111 l I 9. I'JL T J I l ly3N?."om' coi. di$ rne 1 i &4bufio' OrWjy WGua.n candelari. v ' ' trt y JF ), ..fiRanchena I A Xfwf 3T jPsan Petfro i j Co. ( gonJj I I A ,ONiW AnchondttO Ur.,u.., jy l I i TO TAKE VILLA IN A WEEK, SAY THE CARRANZISTAS Rush Troops to Capture Him Before Americans Start Report From Deming Says Pershing Is Ready to Cross Border This Morning. V I. P.VNO. March 1ft ( Wednesday I. American troops under nimmar.il of lien. J. J. Pershing are ready this morn ing to cross Ike Mexican border on the punltlte expedition against Villa, accord ing to a report, belleted reliable, from Iteming, forty miles from Cnlumhss. N. M. It Is expected the vanguard will be on Mexican soil to-day. Cl Paso, Tex., March 14. Gen. Villa with his band of about 40U men was ,, , , . heading to-day for Galacna. east of 1 msas oranue. a aisiance oi twenty BPVl,n m1(. It Is necessarv to cros u is nects.ary to tro.. t..unint.. n.u ...i,i..i, ,iu.i.iA. uimwii r.,i.vi. nnc- nf rmiilt ntfiiititMlns in riiii I, from Can-. Grandes or from Columbus, N. M.. the present detrnln- j ll( p(),nt of t,lp Amcrcan lirmy r ive columns oi iarrani.t iniops urn ln pursuit, according to Carranza Con - .... mi I t.irri.i . One of tlio expeditionary forces reached Juarcx from Ch.l.ualii.a city this morning In command of Gen. Cm- tlerrez, military Governor of t.'hlhua liua, and went into camp at a bridge below Juarez. They nre expected to inovt. iuutliwcst over the Mexico Northwestern Itailroad at once and begin a campaign Into the (Julaena district after Villa. (en. Gutierrez, soon after his ar rival, met Geu. Gavir.i, the local com mandant, and Consul Garcia of Ml ... ... .,' ',... .,.. upu,. in.- u.tnt. t . .net ...,-. the respective iiiiiimantls of Gtillvrre. himself and Getis. llcrrcni, Maldouinlo, Garza anil Caluyos. , While the cavalry forces are moving ttl from t1P ,.llbt tle otnuiand l(f w i men at Santa Ana, tinder Col. Cm... I .... .. . ... . t . , ""vea at tne jimrtv. neau.iiai tors ' tO llO SllfflClt'Ilt til t'llCCK ally ilttKllpt . by Villa to escape to tne south tip the cunyon of the Santa Maria Itiver. ,..., .,,, w .,. , ,,. .i,o pine.si j Mormons ill safe. A despatch received to-day from Col. Nleto Maciu, at Pearson, stated that Villa carried u largo number nf ! Vl'tlll'led With llllll 111 Wagons Into G.tl.iena. The Mormons lit i asas urantles, lie sum, reel penectiy se euro and have no desire to Is- taken out of the fountiy. He nlsui conllniicd the news of the safety nf Mrs. Wright's child, klilnan I liv Villa olid , : ,. . f"11'111 !,t tl,n ' "r,,t''' 'W ranch. "Larrimza forces- will Wive Ilia be- fort-the enil of tlie week. lien. Gutierrez declined, outlining what Is believed to he an effort to forestall the American epe. ' union i"t- .... i..- .ur.tot.i vtov eminent cm take care of VIII Glltleriez added, Gen. "We ate In touch with Villa .Minjr:.'. - i Wo ',:r.';' tinned all in) columns can come into action columns can come Into action. ,.i. ,,..11 i ..hi, i.i... He has only a small guanl wtth him .'tu .-itiilr.- ...ilin.ii, .,f i -inn ench have been ordeted Into the field to put sue htm They win draw a cctn t ii-ii Cahazns plete ring around Villa. will move III from the south, lien. Her- r,'rl1 fri'm ,hr ,"'"' Moltloumlo and I'l'm. n.i. ..... . .'illinium in.. ..iiivi columns, ami I will have charge of the column from the north. My troops are already moving for this purpose "I have onlerivl Gen, lleitanl In as slst und he will evacuate rulmuis rhottly. Gen, Berlanl probably will Join our fntces at Guzman," Jen, Gutierrez Intimated that to offset any further need fot an Anu-ilciti ex- IM-dltloii tlie Ciirrana Ginerninent wouM utteiupt to wipe out ine v iiiifias. "In iiildltlon to the live columns," he said, "we have ordered between 7. mm anil 8,000 troops to concentrate at towns In territory where Villa's bandits lire." Gen. Gutierrez leaves Jinrez In a day or two tn take charge of the cam paign. Want to neat I. S, Troops. liver) effort Is being made by the Mexicans to effect the capture of Villa the arnral or American troops on the t-cene. They feel that it would In- a rejection upon them to have the American troops effect the capture after the Mexican forces In large numbers have leeii at the taut for such a length of time. Carranza troops at OJIuagn, across the border from Presidio, revolted to-day ,and assassinated their commander. Gen. itojas. i a tioop of the Thirteenth Culled States 'ayalry Is on Its way here from .Haifa. i as it Is feared that the C.irranzlstas may ctuH tho for.ler and attack Americans. tfen. Calles. Govenior of Sonora, Is re- " i,ul "" eauiinea uml()r n.irt,.t1 hlM. i.,,,,. ,,, . i . nmn,, ,,v,-, Half a million lartridges cotlslglleil In Gvli. Call's weie i-cUed at Douglas, Allr... Iiy I'lilted Stales soldiers . tin. -lu-iiii leiiinee reiiiriuug imill .Men- zarl say Cariauza .soldier" who lined fhe inu-K ai t sum ona curseo tin. i iiueii Males. ' Discussion of the American camp.ili;n took on the form of siKC.iIatlon to-day .11 .... . .... .... .. . ntniiii me pi.tiu. m tne wncric.tns or keeping open a line of .ommnnlc.t- J.,OI,;Hnd "cpw.o, visions w ithout the isipei.,tii Juarez authorities and the rep Ith pro- ittnui of the reiilr and use of the Mexico Northwestern Hall- ' road from Juarez to i!,isn tlrai.de?, the American iirmj's Mexican base of operations will w H5 miles finin tne American line, as it is that distant e from Columbus to Casus Grai.des, the respective points where the American troops will take up their march into i Mexico nnd open their onmimlgn after Villa. The country is mountainous, much of It the vtort on the whole American continent. There are very few ranches : or farms In the country and no forage ; for horses at this time of the year. ' Some of the mountainous countrt Is I Impassable for cavalry and Is penetrable , , , n imX- are numerous and chance., for am buscades plentiful. I elisor nn th Job. A ricld ciMisoishlp was estaliltsheil by American rict along the border tn-tlav hkimi corps . CllltrKe of the optriitoi-s were put In telegraph and telephone ' "lunntus, .vi , (ne concen- ' trillion point of the American army of on guanl In the offices nf the despat. hers of all railroads entering Kl Paso. ,t that every pet nou.il and telephone conversa tion was hc.ml by a military man The lestlll wax that the public was denied all news regaidlng the movement of troops. Huwtiver. It was known fhnt a st... j ,.(; tia carrying army englneeis ar rived here from San Antonio and one company, said to be Company 'I, was left In 111 I'aso, while three other com. paulis, said tn have been Companies i:, II and F, went wett The aeroplane corps from Fori Sam Houston tor use In the Held In couting Villa's location passed through here to. night, eight ol them, en route for Colum bus. The Tent -third Infantry arrived In re from Galveston. Incoming passengers from Columbus at noon to-day said that the military ...llllll .it 1 .l1lllllhllM is IISM1III1 lilt- lilt- lit-.i. portions. b.. .i,.-.e is indication ih.it r,n' wl '"' readiness to move for three or four days It was str.ted that the delay Itl getting stalled Is title i " ''"'K "' train equipment and the reilioiroes.'. oi tne ,.i'H ..irniio null J.I Paso frontier from Ihe garnsons seat teietl throughout the country. Suspicions of the police that Vllllsta sympathizers were plotting trouble ln 111 I'aso were conlli uietl when Mauser rllles, ammunition, pistols and sabres were selzetl by the police fioin a house on South 111 I'aso street last night. They have been scut to Fort Ullss for safe keeping Mexicans this afternoon tired several shots at a freight train mi the Southern i pueltle ltallio.nl fotlv miles east of here, Ileal lin I Hancock, -it that point the railroad runs near the International bmiler Tlie men who did the. firing ran back lowuitl Mexico when the train came to a halt. Telntritins leielvetl heie In-night from thii south said Unit Villa killed four of the Corralllos Cattle Company's, ranch hands when he crossed the ranch estei - dav. it Is not believed that any of the victims were Americans, as all Ameri can employees of the ranch are said to have left. 'Hie ranch Is American owned. Recruitinsr of 20,000 Men Ordered Begun at Army Stations. SENATE TO PASS RESOLUTION TO-DAY New Troops to Help Guard Border as Veterans Invade. MEVEB LONDON ONLY DISSKNTINft VOTR Hay Defence Bill to Be Bushed Through (Vmgrcss Without Halt. Wasiiincton, Mutch H. Witlibut even the formality of debate-, the House to-night adopted a Joint resolution au thorizing the President to recruit the or ganizations if the army to 120,000 men, or nearly I'O.OOO nbmc tho maximum strength now authorized by law. Thin measure, when adopted by the Sen!, will enable the President to add 1, !'I7 to Ihe tloops available for gtMrdlnt the bordet, while the eilMncd soloiere of the regular army are In pursj.t nf Villa. With the tMeptloii of one dlssent.nc voice, that of Ibproentailve Meter London, the New York Socialist, the tote was unanimous, the ,(cs being :'3K. Tine., member'. Thompson and Daven port of Oklahoma and Bal.ey of I'cr.u sylvanla the Litter the l.snler of the small group oi p.niis uiJ.mn.H 0r William .1. Iliyiin, declined to tli-e either for or agiliiKt the ti-sotmloti when h (lauding vote was .alien. The anion ill the u,n,s WJS HUn followlnv , t-oiitel elite between Sucretarj of S..r Baker and the chairmen of tie military committees or emigres The Jt,t resolution will ,iine up in the .-en.it,. m-inoiiow Assurances have Wn given t,j s-iiate leatlers that it n!H be passed ,,tht ,,.av Ult .,,. wil enable th- President to Increaw. the. mobile mm) in coiit.n. mill r,iitf, s-u's to more than r..iiiiu ., ,,, f ,1,A may be und in Alex.co oi nar tlw border in the event m an enierKcncv tne army ui nre.sent numhers iV.m . .-. tit si . ni) a.i.iino mo ,te troops ai"e In the Cniteil St.tif . The othens are "' . ..n,iin.i nni in r n I .. n,i posses. nun. i uere hic iii.h 'ppi'ntmntely . Amerit in soldiers mi the bonier, '"oi.ii,.n m tn,. lesoluiii.n tv.ir y one uf l! taken lii. da. t It the d. sio- il (if meet nut nwr. place iiie.U.lt. fun I the Adtiui.istr.iti.il. Ken.) t ,i,t mat ,,r. ,n f ti. M. sarj situation. To t Icr ) for Hu,. . Utforts to clear u, ,,,r ,, saielatlotl of the 11,1V .l. .,. ,e.,sMi ir regular aruiv and I'ed.-.itiz!, K ,. ,;i I to. wen- iiiideit.ik.n , i,;. maj.o.iv leaders in the H.ui-e. The PiesLI. n": also summoiie.l Kepi.-entai.t,. 'ai,.tt cliuiini.tn of th- Ho,.,. Natal Afi..! l-oimnmee. to the Win;.- Hon. ,,, mur haste in tne pr.-oai.it on i,i ,, bii. pro vldiig for , i..,v ,.Ui...tK ping,-.,,,,,,,,. When llepreseniativt lln.t ,,i ln lU House to-night to stib.lt his ri-oliili.ui authorizing the tneiease of tlie aims Ui to maximum stri-m-th and .Uked iiii.iiiiiiinus t.in.em inr linmed.ate in. iiiii.-i. itinn, noi a Vuc- was against It raliteo "The demand lit. i, , it:,.,,,, along th bord.-r for prutectiou whilt !', ,,,mt goes llilo Mi-Xifti Is t.-ry .,.,1 - ,,. M(rj "Telegi.iius fi ,1111 ,,vu s, i hi, fs nf pollci .1111I ollif evil otilclals an , j. 1 1 j c . Ing tin War Depart t ,-m Tn ia., t, existing o' n. nil itions ,,: -., ,tlr . in- latitty aid Held .it tllN-t y to full si the I'tesldi-ni -li,iul, have Hi,, .m" tloll of t'Ollgless fur l'.'.'lIT libi.l liin.ilO'i now aiiihnili'd bt law niCu r.z-i- "It Is lllillli dlalt l 1 .,' trill the border shall have pioiectuui, ,md 't .IVlilil ..lll'hg IlUt Mllllllti-elS It IS te ll! Veil that this Is tlie b....t til tn : follo-v to avoid cunve.viiig tin. Iniiiression thst this Ctoterntii.'iu i- lut nt ui inv n'.hn obje. l than tip- capture of Villa and his outlaws." Not In I nil 011 Itiiiiril, "IVllJ," lisstd lii pie.ellt.ltlve litis of Texas, ate not ihe I Ja.unii N.ri'i.'tl t'lli.nil.n.ea. ni.in.v uf h.i. 11 liave mie e their sei V It es, av .. table for till., ci b ".Many tit' tln-n hive otteied i.ie services," it-nlltil ,i. Hit "t ni'd be'tlitlicult to t'lioose son,,, and lee I t.IKe tltllcl h ' .Mr les sugllesti i tli.it (tie pen .. emits winiltl be nuii.ilniil cell. l . I lit v explained ili.U t 1 j would g- organization" witn tialiied im p and tii.r thev vtould ! ill., li I'm d as soon as M emergen' y had p is. i d "Is it nut a f.i't." ,i..nl lb pres. nt, 1 live Kiilill of I'alll'oriila, ' t li.it iimiiv mllitia oisain. itloiis Have voliiutecrt-il to ko inio Mexico "' "There has en a la rue number, n--plliil Mr Hat, "1ml I do not appr. In nd anv danger of no Invasion" Alter tills brief lOlloquy the S le.lk' e called for the a.ves and noes, and ;cp. reectltallVt leiliiloll a tun- l.list-tl ,l,,s vole- against tin volirnc nf aye. tti.if came fioin all pal Is of the ohamli I' The resolut.iin adopied by lib Hutis follows ' ",'t vnliii. That w In n In Ine .hid t iv ol the I'leslilelit an einei Keli.y ..t-sof which makes t n mh, nl n'.tiinl. zatinns of Ihe iiuiv whl 'h am now I, low the ma.xltuutn nbsted sti-emjlh thonzed by law : i .11 to raised fortri. with to (hit stii'tnif'. and shall be main, talnnl us ninth a- piistihl.. tli.'i - t i , long as th n r -llllll . - ut I ti .e the b. I i 'I i - i t "Provided that I strength of un M d at i vice shall tint lode in 'K I'd ' is, i, . crults iheieof at it. ".ns i but such I i n. is . all ,r by more than a per i , , t 'In oil or sin i Ulted strenfith iinsci'lbed !