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V f THE WASHINGTON TIMES: MONDAY, APRIL 17, 1916. t It liable, although as yet not officially confirmed. Villa was once treated by El Paso specialists, and these experts de clare that owing t ohis physical condition gangrene would have followed in case Villa was wounded, unless the wound received skillful attention. "FOUR TO ONE BET." There were no competent surgeons with Villa's band 'or in the territory around Guerrero. The village doctor re ported to have operated on Villa was believed to have been crude. "It'-sa four to one shot that the body is Villa's,'" said Carranza Consul Garcia. "I cannot say that I positively know he is dead, but I have asjced to have the body sent to Juarez so Americans may satisfy themselves." Carlos Carranza, a nephew of the de facto govern ment's chief, headed the Carranza detachment which locat ed the supposed body of Villa. They are understood to be bringing in the remains on a special train du in Chihuahua today. As a number of officials there know Villa inti mately, identification is expected immediately after Carlos Carranza arrives with the body. Genueral Pershing knows Villa. Pershing was near the sot where the supposed .-Vlf he was not asked to Identify the re mains It Is hoped here that he may be able to report something definite about the circumstances of Villa's end. The story from Mexican Bources Is that Villi died two weeks ago follow Ins the ompututlon of his right leg, duo to a wound suffered In the light with the Guerrero Carranza garrison on March 28. He was said to havo been ecretly burled by a few of his men. Some of the Americans who left today fur Chihuahua marched with Villa for months duilng his campaigns against Huerta, and know practically his every physical peculiarity. Unless the corpse in badly mutilated or decomposed they will not bo deceived. American ofllclals have feared since Villa was llrnt reported dend or dying that Mexlcunx might produce a body mid to be Villa's, muko a hurried Iden tification, and then busy It an a meant) of terminating the United States ex pedition's prrsenco on Mexican soil. Hlctlng reported at Chihuahua, and at first attributed to the excitement over Villa's rumored death, Is now said to have been duo to hunger of the popu lace. Small wages and famlno prices In Officials Await News From American Source Officials of the Administration are awaiting a definite report from Ameri can sources In Mexico on the announced death of Francisco Villa. It is declared officially that If the report is substantiated, and the body now being carried to Chihuahua front Cualhulrlachic Is Identified as that of Villa. Immediate steps ail bo taken bv the American Government to with draw the troops from Mexico. Tending to confirm tho report Villa Is dead was an official dispatch today irom -Naco. telling that Villa was known to have been on hlu way two weeks ago toward the spot where the body is said to have been burled. Neither the State nor the War De partment today had receivod anything further than last night's report from Zack Cobb, collector of customs at KI Paso, quoting Mexican customs authori ties at Juarez as stating that the body of Villa had been located and was being taken to Chihuahua by Col. Carlos Car ranza, bother of the first chief of tho de facto government. Baker Is Skeptical. Secretary Baker this morning was skeptical. He admitted that he was In the frame Qf mind of the gentleman from Missouri, who "had to be shown."1 Reports to the War Department for the last week, during which time Tan cho Villa's body Is said to have been lying In an unmarked grave 'In the mountains south of San Aantonlo, Chi huahua, have indicated that Villa was still alve and in hiding. .Secretary Lansing llkowlse indicated he was not prepared to give full credence to the report until he had ro celvcd confirmation from American Kources. Consul Marlon P. Letcher, at Chihuahua, to which cltv thn hnrtv Is being carried, has made no report of us arrival mere nor or its discovedy. Neither has he received any Instructions from tho State Department to be on tho watch for it to report. ai tne same time omclals make It clearly understood that they are not doubting for a moment that a body of n dead Mexican has been discovered by the Carranzlstas andls now on Its way to Chihuahua, but they aro skeptical as to whether it will prove to bo that of Villa. Press reports from San Antonio, tell ing of an announcement by General Funstonthat Brig. Gen. Pershing, com mander of the expedition In Mexico, had gone to Cuslhutrlachlc with an escort to view the remains, were read with interest at the War Department. In view of these reports It is ex- fiected a report from Pershing to Kuns on on the result of the Inspection will be forwarded to Washington before the day is out. Report of Grave Import. Of far grnver Import to military nen in Washington than tho reported death of villa U the sensational news dis closed by Gen. Pershing 'n an offi cial repoit rcgurdlng the fight at Par descrlptlon of the cordial reception of Mnjor Tomp.klnH bv the Carranza civil nnd military authorities at Purral nnil tho subsequent treachery on the part of the Canunra cnirl.mn, army offi cers In Washington Fee ominous proofs of their lonr-hcld opinion Owt tse Car- THE WEATHER REPORT. ThA fnrtknaut fnf thn ni.t.ln, rt. lumbla and Vlrglnln Showers this nfter noonj fair tonight and Tuesday; slightly coler tonight. Moderate westerly winds. Maryland-Showers this afternoon; fair tonight and Tuesday; fresh wester ly winds. TEMPKRATURKS. (U. S. Bureaui) a. m 57 0 a, m 59 10 a m 60 11 a. m 61 12 noon 67 1 p. m 72 TIDE TABLE. High tide 7:10 a. m. nnd 7:35 p. m. Low tide 1:21 n. m. and 1:59 p. m. SUN TABLE. Sun rose fi:Sl 1 Sun nets 6:38 Light automobile lamps 7:08 p. m. body of Villa was exhumed. duced by large purchases for the Am erican troops south of Chihuahua, com bined to ituco rood out or mo reacn 01 the poor In tho city. The roported riots and looting In Chihuahua were not di rected airalnst American residents, ac cording tr. the advices. The messages also siiHKCstcd that the depreciated val ue of Carranza currency was causing a food shortage among the carranra gar rison. No Confirmation. A number of American newspapers men anil motion picture operators who des'red to go to Chihuahua to view Villa's supposed body, were refused aid by Carranza Consul Garcia, lie re fused to gtvo them anv documents BhouInK their .identity, and notified them that tho Carranza government would not be responsible for their safe ty. Ctirrnnza Consul Garcia stated today that neither he nor General Gavlra, in Juarez, had any official confirmation of the recovery or Identification of Villa's body. In any cent. Garcia said, the identification would be difficult on account of the length of time the body reported Villa's was burled, and owing to tho character of the disease from wh'ch he Is reported to have died. rnnzistastos 6ery where In northern Mexico nro enly awaiting an oppor tunity to ctrlkr the American expedi tion off Its guard. The only clcmunt of satisfaction In tho report as viewed here Ilea In the fact that forty of the treacherous gar rison paid with their Uvea for the Kill ing of two American troopers and, the wounding of six others. Regarding tho American soldier re ported' missing, the War Depaitment feds' that he may be given up as dead. In view of the real facts in tho Parrel Incident, army orflcirs rcjnrd as grind;' humorous the following an nouncement by the Slate Department: "The department Is In receipt of a telegram from Chihuahua stating that the paporr. of tho 14th gave a full ac count of the Parral Incident, and that these accounts are noteworthy for calm, ncs and freedom from statements cal culated to Inflame the public. "The department Is In receipt of a telegram from Nogalcs stating that tha district continues quiet, and that no hostility was shown following the publication of reports fr"om Parral." Evidence of Death. The evidence thus far Indicating Villa reallv Is dead Includes: Madera and Cuslhulrnchtc telegraph operators on Mexican Northwestern railway so report to Carranza's consul genera' at El Paso, Andres Garcia. Dispatcher on railroad at Juarez re ports he heard a conversation on the wire that Villa's body was In the hands of Carranza troops. Dr. W. L. Brown, one of the best known practitioners In El Paso, says Villa has suffered so much from blood- poisoning for a year that a slight wound would prove fatal. Dr. Brown has treat ed him for the trouble. Reports of rioting In Chihuahua, where Villa Is a hero, are confirmatory of the death story, officials say. If Villa had been sound In body, of ficials say, he would almost certainly havo been heard of since tho Guerrerro fight. But not the slightest activity by him has been reported. United States Customs Collector ZacK Cobb at El Paso wired the news to Sec rctary Lansing as a fact. Lansing, Im pressed by the circumstantial nature of tho story, Issued the following stato mtnti - "Zack Cobb, collector of cutoms at KI l'aso, reports mat customs authori ties at Juarez lnrormed him that tho dead body of Villa has been found In a place and manner not stated. Tho body will bo brought Into Chihuahua from C'ust by special train tonight." Secretary Puker. greatly Impressed py tho rrport tc Lansing, nevertheless Indicated theio would be absolutely no change lit plans or preparation? for charging pluns unless unlmpcar'iabla confirmation were obtained. Tho De puttment ennnct afford to overlook (ho possibility of fulso reports, Intentlnnul or otherwise, he felt. While efforts nro being directed toward x.ict ldon tlficntlon of the corpse at Chihuahua, l.cncral IVwh'n.i will be handling his forces In the feld, according to h's own best judgment. President Approves Goodier Reprimand Sustains Verdict Against Colonel For Interfering With San Diego Aviation School, I'KMidcnt Wilson today approved the verdict of a court martial at San Fran cisco reprimanding Lieut. Col. Lewis E. Uoodlei for Interfering with tho Ad ministration of the Han Diego aviation school, Secretary Baker said he would havo an announcement to makn later regarding tho Investigation o ftho aviation branch of tho United States army which, stew out oi tne uoouicr court martial. Colonel Goodier woh tried for Indulg ing In severe criticism of the aviation school and its commanding officer, Captain. Arthur S. Cowan. Tho chorges brought out during the trial resulted In a departmental Investi gation of tho alatlon service and n de mand by Senator Robinson, of Arkan sas, for a Congressional Investigation. Already as a result of the quarrel. Cap tain Cowan has been relieved of com mand of the San Diego school. WHERE BODY i imntiniin RAlWOMS a-W 35 jtn 73 . tr 6CALL o?WILI ' ' , Vhere PfewhuiS now ua. "Jfc V5TeviU?' A8 Rpo' Rush Re-enforcements To Aid Parral Force BAN ANTONIO. Tex.. April 17.-Lack ing official advices of Francisco Villa's death, General Funston today expected General Pershing to rush a detachment Into tho mountains west of Parral, where early reports declared the bandit hud taken refuge. Other forces total ing 200 men were hastily flnlrhlng de fensive works at Santa Cruz to meet any move on the part of Carranzlstas In Pari a 1. Major It. L. Howze reported he had derlnttely located Villa In the mountains, following a clash In which one Ameri can trooper named Klrby was killed, and two severely wounded. llowzo and his force were making a detour In the region of LaBorJa, northwest of Parral, when they en countered a Vllllsta band. A sharp clash followed, he reported. The Vll llsta casualties were not. stated. Shortly afterward Howze and his de tachment of the Tenth cavalry Joined In the fight at Santa Cruz, where the American torces naa reireatea aner being trapped at Parral, and aided them In turning back the Mexicans. ' Await Washington's Word. Despite the official Mexican advices of Villa's death, there was a disposi tion at headquarters to await word from Washington or General Pershing to that erred before relaxing the pur suit. Though War Minister Obregon was reproted to have received official advices that Villa had been slain, officers here did not give the report full credence and expected the chose to continue. There was an air of expectancy about headquarters today. Over Sunday, since the first detailed report of tho Parral clash came from General 1'ershlng, the tension Increased perceptibly. Develop ments of an Important nature were ex pected In today's reports, and Interest centered In the region of Manta Cruz and Parral. Funston Doubts Trap. Funston was reluctant to believe tne Americans were led Into a trap by Car ranzlsta officers at Parral. But the re ports of Major Tompkins stated the Americans were Invited Into the city by nn officer of tho de facto garrison and then attacked as ttioy marched Into town. In addition there was the fact that 300 Carranzlstas Hanked tho railroads behind a railroad embankment, forc ing them to fleo under heavy fire to ward Santa Cruz. Despite the pro priety of Tompkins' rourse In retreat ing to avoid engnglnr do facto tionps, General Funston admitted tho Mexi can civil population might draw the wrong conclusion from tho nctlin, con struing the retreat as a rout. Officers believed niHny more Ameri cans hnd been wounded In the bittle, but probably bo slightly as not to war rant an account of the fact In Major Tompkins' statement. i Americans Were Invited Into Parral Before Fight Whether American trorpers were led Into Parinl for nn Intended massacre by treachriy or whether tho town mob and Coricnzu Foldlers got beyond con trol of General Loznno their command er, was still uncertain today, follow ing official and unr-fflciil rcroits. Tho polntd of ccrlalntv nro thnt C'l Americans were Incited Inti tho town bv u Mexican rrflcer, mill that a fight, which was slatted evidently bv a mob resulted In nti 8-hour treatlnic-flght by the Ainerhnns. who lost two killed as against furtv Mexicans. Gorernl FuiiFlon repot Is he believed General I o7one ficted in ccod faith. After Major Tompkins had led two troopn of cavalry Into the town, at the Invitation of a Mexican orticor. from his camp ten miles out, a place was desig nated as a camp on the outskirts. As tho Americans began to move away from the center of town to their In tenncd camping place, shots were tired from tho mob which gathered at their rear. I'nwllllng to nrouso a general light, 'Major Tompkins Increased tho paco of his men. Hut this mcroly en couraged the Increasing pursuers, nnd they woie Joined by many Carranza sol dlers, somo o whose ortlcers tooK dint go of the nttack. When tho railroad was reached CASTOR I A For Infant ud CaHdrea In Use For Ovr 30 Ymt AJwaya bears 2afo WAS FOUND tttfTexAsxa, . a J I HIGHWAYS 10O tf Tompkins took refuge behind Its em bankment and prepared to make a stand, but a Cnrrunzn forro of ..0') men flanked hlin and compelled a re treat. From this time on. until darl: the Americans fought a lear-guard action as they retired When aid reached them, they made a stand, and the attackors withdrew after losses. Autoped Is Novel Pocket Automobile If It Sulks, Fold It Up and Tak Street Cars To Reach Home. NEW TORK, April 17. In an effort to out-Ford Ford, the only thing that Brooklyn traffic cops' horses fear haa been produced. It looks like a 'scooter," sounds like a prairie dog, smells tike an Oklahoma oil Held, feels like a collapsible baby carriage and moves like Peter Pan on the way to the Never Never Land. It Is an adult pushmoblle, or skip- mobllo, with a pocket edition gasolene engine to do the pushing-. It will carry a 300-pound man up any ordinary hill and on tho level develops a speed greater than most people like In an automobile. In case something goes wrong ono can fold it up In two sec onds and go the rest of the way on the street cars. It Is called the autoped. ihe price of gasolene make no differ ence to this contrivance. It will run 120 miles on a gallon. One complete set of tires costs less than 15 and will last a coupie or years, one handle starts, stops, and guides It. and It Is fool proof. us oniy oDjecuon u mat It makes a bow-legged man aecm all the more bow legged. Biggest Mail a Ship Ever Took Overseas NEW TORK, April 17. There are 11,000 sacks of first class mall In the postornce awaiting shipment on Wednesday to England on the American liner New York. It will be the largest quantity of mall ever carried by a steamship. It is for the United Kingdom, Frnnce, Belgium, Spain. Portugal, Italy, Russia, Africa, and Asia. By the time the New York sails It Is expected there will bo at least L',000 more mall bags and 1.600 packages of parcel post. Tho causes of the accumulation or mnll matter are tho suspension of the sailings of the Holland-America liners to Falmouth and tho fact that the sail ing o. the Atlantic transport liner Mon golia was delayed by a strike among her crew. Willing to Please. A c,e,r,,nln college president wore slde-wiuskers. Whenever ho suggested removing them, there was a division or opinion In the family. One morning he entered his wife's dressing room razor In hand, with his right cheek shaved smooth. "How do you like It my dear7" ho ?s.MCd'u ,f .ou tnlnk I look" well, I will shave the other side, too."-Facts and Fancies. DURING EASTER PREPARATIONS, When you walk, shop or arc on your feet, fortify inrt care for your feet. Don't get footsore; get Foot-Ease, tho antiseptic powder to be shaken into the Shoes and used In tho Foot-bath, for Swollen. Aching feet. You can walk iV....ui3 n.nrt,.not ct tired If you use Aliens Foot-lase. It Is always In de mand for uso In Patent Leather SIjoch. and for Bronklni; in New Shoes. This Is an L'asy Test- Sprinkle Allen's Foot Ease In ono shoe nnd not In tho other, and notlco the difference Order a 25c. tmekago TODAY of nny Druggist, nnd be tcfidy to forgot you have feet During Foster Wcok Sold ev-srywhero, 2T.c. gumple FREE bv mall. Address Allen P. Olmsted, Lo Hoy, N. Y.-Advt. on't nrcept nny Nnbitltute. Burchell's "RnnmiAt" Zt)h TnffAA J lb. The Home-Keeper's Delight N. W. BURCHELL 1325 F HELPED BURY BOW? 0FD0R0THY ARNOLD Inmate of Rhode Island Jail. De clares Missing Heiress Was Murdered. rilOVIDKNCB, n. I April 17.-Ed-ward Olenorls, an Inmate of the Ithode Island Stato prison, hns told the pollco that he hc!ied bury the body of Dor othy Arnold, missing New York heiress, otter she was murdered, officials an nounced today. An Investigation of Ulenorls' story was begun 'at once, Olenorls swore that a plot to dlsposo of Miss Arnold's body was framed In a Seventh avenue saloon. Ho swore that a mysterious man postiesslng great wealth hired him and nnother man to go to New Rochclle. Ho wan to havo received ISO for standing guard whllo his "pal" disponed of tho body. Olenorls claims that he rode in a llmouaino with the mlsxlng ArnoM Klrl and that he Is certain of hor Identity. Ho said he was present when she was burled In the cellar or a house near West Point. "If I dated, I could name Ihe man who watt hired with me " declared tho prisoner. "My life would be worth little when tho gang that hangB around the Seventh avenuo saloon knows I told my part In the ;ob." Ills knowledge of the Arnold mys tery, Olenorls declared. Is only after the death of tho girl Ho repeatedly declared that he hhd nothing to do with her dlsantiearanec. Dorothy Arnold disappeared nearly six' yenra ago. llcr father, Krancls it. Arnold, a wealthy Importer of perfumes, put the pollco on the mystery, after six months of silent search through detec tive agencies. She was last seen at Fifth avenue and Thirtieth street on Monday, December i:, 1910. This was at about 3 o'clock In the afternoon. Ulenorls. who told the remarkable story, is In the State prison for extor tion. NKW YORK, April 17.-Francls R. Arnold, father of the mlsBlng Dorothy Arnold, said this afternoon that ho takes no stock In the story of n convict In the Rhode Island State prison, that he hrliicd bury his daughter's body. Nebraska Teachers Weak on Patriotism Some of Them, Said Inspector, Seem To Be Ashamed of the Stars and Stripes. NORFOLK, Neb.. April 17.-Patrlotlsm as taught In the schools of New York city was recommended by several speak era before M0 teachers of the Norm Nebraska Teachers' Association In con vention here. !.. D. Morltz, Inspector of the Ne braska State Normal School, said that In some places In Nebraska It would seem that tho school teachers are ashamed of the Stars and Mrlpes, and that some of them, fearing to offend somebody, decorate their school rooms wth the flags of all natons. "One school board has gone so far as to consder the expense of an Ameri can flag too high, and It has gone un purchased," he said. "Nebraska schools are not teaching patriotism properly." Inspector Morltz crtlclsed parochial schools, whore, he declared, the lan guage and Ideals of foreign countries are taught, tending to militate against true patriotism. If She Grows Hair on Bald Spot, She's Free SAN FRANCISCO. April IT. If ilme. Georgia George, manufacturer or a hair tonic, can produce signs of a new growth on the bald spot beginning to show on the hend of Police Judge Op penhelm the chargo against her of vio lating the food and drug act will he dis missed. Otherwise sho may be severely denlt with, according to the court. Mme. George was haled berore the court to explain why she had mislabeled her product by announcing that It woulri grow hair on an absolutely be.ia head. "That's not a misstatement, your honor," said the defendant. "That can be done." "Show me," answered Judge uppen helm. "With pleasure," said the witness. Ana from now on the judge's bald spot will be watched with considerable Interest. POSLAM QUICKLY SHOWSJFFECT With Poslam Soap Is First In Treatment of Eczema. There Is nothing just like Poslam for the treatment of ailing skin. It works qulckl). Its healing power Is wholly unusual. Intense, and active. After ap plication at night Inflamed complexions are cleared, unduo redness Is removed, and Improvement should be seen In Rashes, Pimples, and other eruptlonal disorders. 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There are only three of these fine homes leTt, and as the lo cation is especially convenient they are going to sell quick. See them now. Don't wait. Price, $4,250; $300 cash, bal ance monthly. Phone Main 008-009 for our free auto ser vice. H. R. HOWENSTEIN CO. 1314 F St. N. W., or 7th and H Su. N. E. THE SUNDAY EVENING TIMES Washington's Sure-Hit Advertising Medium G STREET Flopr Six Elevators. A. Lisner G Street i E ASTER TRAIN SERVICE Atlantic City April 20, 21 and 22 Rpcll Through Tralm, Buffet Texler Cars and Coachea lll leavo Wotting ton 1:00 P. M.. arrhlnc Atlantic City Returning, April 24 and 25 Special Through Train leaf Atlantic, tsyp:lP M'' rrtv,ne Wnlngton The through Parlor Car from Waah Ington to Atlantic City on train leav ing Washington HMO P. M. will run on Special Train given above April X, :i. and 22. Returning on April 24 and 26 thl car will run aa at present on the 10.00 A. M. train from Atlantic City. 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