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if the common folks are wise to the
fact that your guests are merely
What's the use of having a coming-out
party for your debutante
daughter when common folks are
wise to the fact that--you're simply
putting her on the matrimonial mar
ket and asking the boys to come and
give her the once over?
Why the first thing you know re
ceptions, luncheons and dinners will
be reported on the sporting page and
debutante parties in the markets
along with the price of cattle, sheep
Take it all in all, Mrs. Parsons has
kicked in the slats one of Chicago's
greatest industries. It is a blow at
the stockyards, and smears their ex
clusive odor the whole length of
Lake Shore drive and Sheridan road.
It takes from our swellest dames
all there is of mentality and spiritu
ality, leaving nothing but such anat
omy as there may be and that con
sisting largely of gowns and jewels.
And it leaves what male brains
there is in sassiety scattered among
the chauffeurs, butlers, gardeners
O, Elsie, why did you do this
dreadful thing to Chicago?
OBRECON REACHES EL PASO
El Paso, April 28. Gens. Obregon
and Trevino arrived in Juarez today
with big escort of Carranzista
troops, coming by special train for
the conference with Gens. Scott and
With Obregon came 200 of the fin
est Mexican soldiers seen in Juarez
in years, his personal bodyguard.
Obregon was not in his full rega
lia. He wore a dark gray, belted
military coat. The other officers in
the party wore full dress uniform,
trimmed with much gold braid. Even
the bodyguard glittered.
While Obregon has announced he
would attempt to obtain prompt
withdrawal of U. S. expedition, Car-1
ranza officials here privately favored
its continued presence on Mexican
soil for time, owing to critical in
ternal situation facing de facto gov
ernment o o
ENGLISH BATTLESHIP SUNK
LOSS OF LIFE HEAVY
London. British battleship Russell
struck a mine and sank in the Medi
terranean yesterday, the admiralty
announced this afternoon. Of the
crew of about 824, 124 officers and
men are missing and believed to have
The Russell was one of the older
British battleships, having been con
structed in 19011-01. She displaced
14,000 tons and was 405 feet long,
with a beam of 75 feet. She was built
at a cost of about $5,000,000.
London. German submarine was.
sunk off east coast of England yes
terday. Crew of 18 surrendered.
British steamer Industry was sunk
by submarine in Atlantic Crew was
left in open boats, but was rescued by
Marseilles. Third convoy of Rus
sian troops was landed here today.
Paris. Numerous air raids along
western front in which German
planes, including fokker, were
brought down. No important activi
ties on whole front excepting inter
mittent bombardment northwest of
ONLY ONE LARGE BAND OF
VILLA BANDITS REMAINS
Columbus, N. M., April 28. Only
few Villista bands of any size re
main, according tb information here
today. Largest is in Sierras near
Another is east of Minaca flying
before an American pursuing column
under Col. Dodd. Small marauding
bands are sprinkled through Chihua
hua state, however.
Hole in street jolted John Yokum,
2013 Indiana av., from scavenger
wagon. Hip dislocated.