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people who have claims against de-T
partment stores. Oh, no. Why
"Hardly a day goes by but we have
complaints about State street de-
partment stores. Most of all, Roths
child's. They seem to-do more cred
it business and we have more kicks.
Always give advice, though. Can't
see how this fellow was turned down.
' Really can't explain hV'
MANDEL'S SUB-BASEMENT IS IN
, AGAIN BUT NOT FAR
Chas. Bostrom, Mayor Thompson's
' . newly-appointed bldg. commissioner,
today tried to dodge responsibility for
( action by his department on the Man
del Bros.' sub-basement issue and.
, passed the buck to Health Comm'r
Robertson by saying it was more1 a
question of sanitation than of public
safety. The health comm'r has the
, power to revoke the license of a place
he deems unsanitary just as the
building inspector can revoke the li-
. cense of a place deemed unsafe. -Dr.
Robertson nas said that he
thinks conditions in Mandel Bros.'
; sub-basement are sanitary.
Former Corporation Counsel Sex
ton, who once rendered an opinion
. against the suh-basement, is now
t lobbying in counciT in its favor.
' "The council is going to -find out,
why this sub-basement is not closed,
' 'when it is being operated in clear vio-
lation of law," said Aid. Pretzet
chairman of the council Wdg. c.osa
BITS OF NEWS
c Untamed colt, just being broken,
, ran -overhand killed Helen Degrazio,
6, 944 W. Austin av and injured two
others.- Nicholas Kutsogenois,' 1149
Grand ay. driverarrested.
Laura Kuta hung spirt on gas jet,
1631 Dayton. Jet broke. Seven
y found unconscious from fumes.. Will
ueorge Becker, 4932 Princeton av.,
dead. Washed hjs bante hi gasoline
in front of pea iurnace
,U. S. TROOPS BELIEVED ON THE
HEELS OF VILLA AND BAND
San Antonio, Tex. Gen. Punston!
announced today that lines "between,
Gen. Pershing's swiftly advancing
'front and border will be strengthened
at once and that Columbus base will
San Antonio, Tex., April 10. Con
tinuing their 'drive tpward Parral,
American troops today were believed
to be almost on heels of Pancho Villa.
Bandit chieftain's whereabouts were
not definitely known, but officers at
expeditionary headquarters said they
would not be surprised, to learn of
Americans reaching Parral'today.
Parral is Villa'sreported objective
in flight from San Geronomo through
Satevo. , He was last reported at head
of small band somewhere between
Satevo and Parral, leading raiders for
dash through Carranzista cordons
stretched-to the south. .
Funstou regarded today as highly t
significant-reports of Carranzista co
operation. ' Courteous treatment re
ceived from Carranzistas by Amer
lean aviators who landed at Chihua
hua were gratifying to Funston. In
addition to these advices, iGen. Per
shing's report of ills visit to San Ge-
ronomo, where Gen. JLuis Herrera
called upon him, tended to brighten.
cutlook, Herrera, once reported to
be revolting against Carranza, pro-
mteed Pershing full:o-operation, the
Pershing's reports reiterated story;
of .Villa haying been wounded.
Funston believed this might ac-
count for comparatively slow prog-
ress of ViHistas indicated by lecent
advices on- Villa's whereabouts.
Pershing's dispatches strongly in
dicated increasing activity by Car-jl
ranizsta troops. Herrera and Per--shing
-discussed the man hunt in
friendly terms and exchanged viwa
on Tunning down bandit At CWltfaa
hua there was no indication oNui ef- .
fort to withhold soffclles from Amferi-
cans.according to headquarters- re
porta,, out shortage- of j?wjswob4