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The Telegraph service of The jjaily Grate City is received over our own leased wire. VOL. 122. NO. 80. If a further search of the district's |ild hiding places fails to locate the jlll-o'-the-wisp," the Parral district [mth will be invaded. I Villa is believed to be headed there lith the remnant of his forces, hop Lg to recruit new followers among lib sympathizers around Parral. I'hether Villa's wounds were as ser lus as official Carranza reports indi hted, began to be -doubted, since his tjuries apparently have not inter fered with his escape from his pur sers. Further confirmation of the pported murder of three Americans pid two other foreigners at Minaca nd Guerrero a week ago were also aited. Without direct news of the Villa (an hunt, the border again became a |e!d for wild rumors directed against pe Carranza government co-operation 1 the chase. Amcncan and Carranza Jfidals in El Paso scoffed at a re lewal of reports of large defacto oncentratlons along the expedition's Tie of communications. A rumor that Villistas were secret gathering around Ascension for a •low at General Pershing's supply loute, was also offically regarded as |roundless. Despite official forecasts that It Bay be weeks or months before Villa caught, the border speculated on Ids fate if captured. Carranza Consul Garcia stated that _T the United States troops took the feandit alive, the Carranza government yould not claim him as the American iovernment probably would want to Junish Villa for the Columbus raid. If, however, the Carranza soldiers apture Villa, Garcia said, the defacto government would take his punish fcent into its own hands for crimes |omrrritt€d prior to the Columbus aid. The Carranzistas believe Villa has jnportant information regarding for lisrn interference In Mexican affairs. They might bring pressure to bear On him to confess the souroes of h|s funds. However, his execution by the .Carranrfstas eventually, if they take •Im, is regarded as certain. ,r Saturday 131 Paso thought Villa mild be caught today. Today the PORT CHALMERS, New Zealand, ^pril 3.—Back from the Antarctic |seas came the auxiliary ship Aurora »f the ShaCkleton expedition today •"with a thrilling story of perils from I American Cavalry Still Searching for Mexican Outlaw Who is Reported to Have Been Wounded. EL PASO, Texas, April 3.—Army!border len here today fear Villa has eluded le American cavalry sweeping the uerrero district since Wednesday's rfht at the San Geronlmo ranch. Pro at masses of drifting ice and of (terrible hardships in the Ross sea. The Aurora arrived off the coast |ln command of Chief Officer J. R. IStenhouse, of the Royal Naval re-sages Iserve. Stenhouse became command er when the Aurora broke loose from jher moorings and went adrift last [May, leaving Captain Mackintosh and several other members of the party [ashore on Cape Crozler. A tug sent to the relief of tbe [Aurora yesterday, wirelessed her ar rival off the New Zealand coast, but said she would toe able to proceed [into port without assistance. The Aurora's rudder was snapped [off when she was caught in the ice [pack last May. She drifted more than [1,200 miles in the ten months she [was held in the ice grip, hut her crew [fitted out a Jury rodder when s'ne was flne tMto IM i—i» slow RUMORS WHILE NEWS IS LACKING Speculation as to What Will be Done With the Bandit When He has Finally Been Captured. was more pessimistic. Bliz zards and rain in the district south Of Casas G-randes hampered the search jfor Villa, It was rumored. A "pipe dream" here was that Villa had al ready been taken, but that General Pershing was keeping the matter quiet until Villa was safely in the ex pedition's headquarters near Casas Grandes. Aviators Return Safely. [By (H. D. Jacobs, United Press Staff Correspondent.] FIELD 'HEAD QUARTERS OF THE AMERICAN ARMY NEAR DU.HLAN, Mexico. (April 2, via wireless to Co lumbus, N. .ML)—Two army aviators missing with their aeroplanes since Friday afternoon, arrived safely here. They were caught in a rain, and snow Storm In Chocolate pass, ten rtiiles south, while enroute from Namiquipa. Following this pass they narrowly escaped death when faced by a blind ing rain between lowering walls in a quarter of an hour flight. The two fliers finally lost their way in the stortn and were forced to descend a a an us at iv rancher gave them food, lodging and musical entertainment and brought, them to headquarters Saturday. Aj horse and wagon then went back aft er the aeroplanes, which were un-j damaged. Ten Day Limit. [By H. D. Jacobs, United Press Staff Correspondent.] FIELD HEADQUARTERS OF THE AMERICAN ARIMY NEAR DUBLiAN, Mexico, April 2. (Via wireless to Co lumbus, N. M„ April 3.)—Betting in army circles today was even that Vil la would be captured or killed within ten days. The pursuit was believed to be nearing a climax. I^arge reinforce ments including infantry, have been sent south to assist in the final round-up. Villa was last reported be ing enrried farther into the mountains I of the Guerrero district In the wagon which transported him to his first hidiDg place after being wounded at Guerrero. The American cavalry men are still hotly pursuing Villa's forces scattered In the San Geron imo figh.. The reinforcements were sent to both wings of the Guerrero BCUl. IU "V" '"O' 'district to co-operate with the central (Continued on page 2.) SACK FROM ANTARCTIC SEAS WITH A STORY OF PERIL I reoiteen Months Away From Home With no News of the War's Progress. ©rogress toward the New Zealand coast. The Aurora left for the south pole shortly after the outbreak of the war, planning to meet Lieutenant Shackleton when he emerged in Ross sea after crossing the pole from the South American side. For seventeen months she had heard no news from the outside world. "Is all well in the old country—we have had no war news for seventeen months," flashed the Aurora's wire less operator a few hours before the tug reached her. From a New Zealand station the latest war news went crackling back to the relief ship. One of the mes informed the Aurora's wireless operator that his brother had been killed in aot.ion at the British front. The explorers leaned over the Aurora's side and cheered wildly when the tug approached, a wireless mes sage said. They reported they had been existing on the flesh of seals and penguins since the ship broke loose. Captain Mackintosh and the party marooned at Cape Crozier were in ex cellent health and well supplied with food, Commander Stenhonse reported. Arrangements are being made for a great reception fejp the party at Dunedin upon the Aurora's arrival lasorttofe* ,:u: JpftllJJ BERLIN, April 3 Zeppelins again raided the English coast Saturday night, bombarding large Iron works and Industrial establishments at Mld dleborough and Sunderland with great success, the admiralty announced to day. '^On the night of April 1-2, our naval airshjpa renewed their attacks against the English sea coast," said the offi cial statement. "On Mast furnaces, large iron works and Industrial es tablishments on the south bank of the river Tees and on port establishments! at Middlesbrough and Sunderland (225' miles north of London) they threw down explosive and Inoendiary bombs for an hour and a half. "Large explosions were followed by flree. The successful effects of the attack were olearly noticeable. In spite of lively shelling, the Zeppelins suffered neither loss nor damage." PROUD OF BOATS. [By Carl W. Ackerman, United Press Staff Correspondent.] BERLIN, April 3.—The aussex af fair Is arousing little apprehension in Berlin with regard to German-Ameri can relations. The tension apparent during the Lusitania and Arabic negotiations is utterly lacking. This is. chierty due to the popular conviction that the Sus sex was mined, not torpedoed, though It Is pointed out that she formerly was In service as a British transport and might, through error, have been so regarded by a boat commander. The Increased activities of the boats has created a most favorable Impression among the German people. 1 he newspapers declared today that since the new campaign against arm ed merchantmen opened March 1, submarines have sunk enemy ships with a total tonnage of 72,000. It Is estimated that enemy ships with a totaT tonnage of 15,000 have been sunk by mines in the same period. POLITICAL POT BEGINS TO BOIL Interest Centered in Primaries to Elect Delegates In Three of the States. WASHINGTON, April 3. With only sixty-four days to go before the republican convention, three states, important to G. O. P. success, will hold primaries this week to elect 143 delegates. They are New York, wfiose eighty-seven delegates, politic ians here say, will go uninstructed Michigan, whose thirty votes will go to William Alden Smith, and Wiscon sin, where LaFolIette and Governor Phillpp are engaged in a bitter con test. The belief is general here that the net result will be to continue the ap parent swing toward Hughes and Roosevelt although the names of neither will appear on the primary ballots. In Wisconsin, LaFolIette Is seeking a personal delegation to Chicago. Governor Philipp Is fighting for an uninstructed group. But the real fight, it Is thought here, Is between the liberal followers of LaFolIette and the victorious "stalwarts" who swung Governor Philipp into office. Members of the Michigan delega tion here believe sentiment In their state is almost equal as between (Roosevelt and 'Hughes and that the situation which develops at the con vention, will decide the final course of the men elected. New York is thought to be similar- continued on page 2.) [By tH. D. Jacobs, United Press Staff Correspondent.] FTCTjD HEADQUARTERS AMEJtl- of his men. Every one of the thous- of them expect to realise any con crete gain thereby, but became that is the main object of the expedition and because its accomplishment is ip-cil attto Constitution-Bemocrat. KEOKUK, IOWA, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1916 ILLA HAS ESCAPED ON ONE LEG IU IKK SUM W E NDICT G! 2 New Affidavits reived on Recent Attacks on Unarmed Vessels by Sub marines. SITUATION IS SERIOUS Cabinet Will Meet Tomorrow to Con sider Additional Proofs of Dis-' regard for International Law. [By Robert J. Bender, United Press Staff Correspondent.] WASHINGTON, April 3.—President Wilson is rapidly accumulating evi dence tending to indict Germany for recent attacks on unarmed vessels in the English channel. Word of new affidavits has reached this country, it -was learned today.. The additional evidence materially Increases the strength of opinion pre vailing In administration circles that a German submarine was responsible for the attack on the Sussex and other vessels, jeopardizing American fives. The situation today was again de scribed as "very serious.'' The cabinet will meet tomorrow to take up the additional proofs received by the state department. It is possible by that time definite word as to Ber lin's attitude on the Sussex and other channel attacks will be at hand, In view of a cable from Gerard stating he anticipated an early reply to this gov ernment's inquiry. The suggestion that the Sussex may have been torpedoed in the belief that she was a British transport, contain ed in -exclusive BerHn dispatches to the United Press, proved of greatest Interest to the state department offi cials today. It was the flrst admission from Ber lin that the Sussex may have been a submarine victim. All previous dis patches had insisted that the Sussex struck a mine. •No confirmation has come from Lon. don of the German claim that the Sussex formerly was engaged as a car rier of British troops to the continent. CONSTANTINOPLE, April 3.—A Russian transport of about 12,0001 tons carrying troops and war ma terial, was sunk by Turkish sub marines on March 30, it was officially announced today. Another enemy ship of about 1,500 tons and a sailing ship were also sunk. Turkish submarines effectively •helled the fortified coast north of Potl. —In the work of consolidating the mail subscription lists of The Gate iCity and Constitution-Democrat, it is possible that two papers might be sent to the same address and notification, to this effect, from the subscriber will bo appreciated by the management of this paper. Only One Thing Worries Soldiers: They Cannot Find the Bandit fc' is now a veri Subjected to long, hard hikes across an arid country and set up also are being used to carry import ^through a rough and practically wat- again—all within a day. ant dispato'fms to the border. erless country, he has stood up under The problem of transportation has Motorcycles also are superseding it credltablv, and what Is more, ha»ibeen practically solved by the scores the horse for dispatch hearing. The null dreds PARIS, April 3.—By successful counter attacks, French troops gained ground last night in the Call ette woods, southeast of Fort Douau mont, the war office announced this afternoon. The counter attacks were of great violence and brought to a halt the German offensive delivered in this region by a force estimated at 20,000 men. The Germans apparently were attempting to drive southward, plan ning to surround Fort Vaux, which has resisted successive massed at tacks by the Germans since the early days of the Verdun fighting. On the west bank of the Meuse, the Germans bombarded Haucourt and Esnes throughout the night. The French guns on Hill 304 replied energetically. In yesterday's fighting, the Ger mans advanced on a front of nearly two miles. The whole sector between the ruins of Fort Dowaumont and the Vaux brook was the scene of desper at fighting. By hurling mass after mass at the French trenohes, the Germans foroed their way across the Vaux-Douaumont road. Then, sheltered from machine gun fire by a slight rlse^ they ad vanced into the northern fringes of Cailette wood. Further south, near Vaux village, the German charge was met by a sheeted fire that broke the grey ranks In confusion. The French shattered the German front with artillery and machine gun fire from behind re doubts on the highway leading west ward from Vaux. In the Woevre region, the night was calm. In Lorraine, a German reconnaissance was repqulsed. A German war plane fell behind the French lines near Moyen and Its occupants were captured. LONDON, April 3.—The Holt liner Achilles wad sunk by a submarine Friday without warning. Four of her crew are missing and believed to have perished. Her commander and sixty-two others have been landed. The 650 ton Glasgow steamer Perth ihas been sunk with a loss of six lives. It was stated that she car. rled no armament. The Norwegian steamer Ino has al so been sunk. Her crew was saved. REPORT IS DENIED. LONDON, April 3.—The admiralty this afternoon issued a denial of the German wireless report that a British warship of the Donegal class has been sunk. No German report on the sinking of the British cruiser of the Donegal class, a vessel of 9,«00 tons, has been received in the United States. It is possible the statement was held up by the naval censors at the Sayville and Tuckcrton wireless stations. STEAMER CAPTURED. SANTIAGO, Chile, April 3.—British warships operating in the Pacific have captured the Danish steamer Zealandia, laden with nitrate of cop per. STRIKE IS ENDED. preserved his morale. Although his of powerful motor trucks now in field wireless is in use, but bad weath days and nights are much taken up service between field headquarters.er conditions and the mountains com by regular and special duties, he still and the border. Leaded with thous- bine again its effectiveness. card ands of pounds of munitions and sup-, Under order of General Pershing, any Knowledge of the plies, they make the trip over rough no camps have been made close to, charges 'Do yon remember having turned over to the Russian government, the come in contact with Villa or some finds time for his baseball, games, yarning and singing. The only thing that interferes with roads in less than twenty-four hours, any Mexican towns during the march his positive enjoyment of the oxped- But the old fashioned army wagon,'and no one is permitted to visit any! ltionary movement is his inability to'and the still more old fashioned army.of the towns without special perm I s-i T)© the man who captures or "pots" rough going in excellent shape, as dld'eggs, preserves and other additions the bandit chief. It isn't because any the horses. The headquarters escort to the regulation "chow." fkna DQUKUBV 4U3 WWVUiyUDUIUVUl ID 1UOL —*11*» regarded as on* of (Im hartert erob^ib«t £jL not a* many as waa GLASGOW, April 3.—The strike of (Continued on pags 2.) lems that ever faced an American mil- The advance detachments of cav itary force. alry have penetrated no far to the specifications and intimate details of Field headquarters is now a veri- south and southeast that their com- (jjfi fourteen inch guns, armor CAN_E3CPE3DITIOlN NEAR DUBLAN, table city. It. has its streets, "wards,' imunicatlon witn headquarters has strength and other offensive and de Mexico. (Via mail to Columbus. N. postoffice, police, hospital, sanitary, brought into use the aeroplane. These |M.) April 3.—The American soldier squad, stores, municipal government machines, which are receiving and is undergoing his first real test since and all. And this village can be standing up to the hardest test ever n^vy" members of the house naval I the Spanish-American war. And he torn down in a comparatively few given a nited States army machine, committee today subjected Secretary is making good. Iminutes, .transported several miles make the flight in a few hours. They Dalne]s to a grilling cross examlna- e^stiu'have their usage and hun-sion. consequently, the soldiers nave ef- are formed in wagon trains indulged In no "sight-seeing" but ands of Uncle Sam* soldiers now in which accompany each regiment, many of them obtain permission fo|??ctt.s Mexico, has his private ambition to The mules stood the heat, dust and barter with the natives for chickens, expected, made the entire trip to this ibasej The officers are not maintaining without losing a single animal. Tne'any false optimism regarding the job troops which preceded headtruartersj they have on hand and many believe lost several mules and a few horses,lit will be months before Villa Is tak-ifact that the designs and specifica tions were furnished the Russian gor-i an—i£ eras. Charged That Specifications of Our Guns Were Given to I Other Nations. IB II TURMOIL Third Air Raid in Three Days Causes Great Wave of Indignation to Sweep Over Great Britain. HEM LOSS OFJJFE IS EXPECTED On Sunday Night, Air Ships Hovered Over Scot land for the First Time and Killed Many People. [By Wilbur S. Forrest, United Press Staff Correspondent] (LONDON, April 3.—A great wave of Indignation swept England today following the third Zeppelin raid with, heavy loss of life among non combatants In seventy-two hours. Demands for extreme punishment for the crew of the Zeppelin I-rlfi captured off the mouth of the Tliames early Saturday were heard on every side. The newspapers exercised the greatest restraint In discussing the possible fate of the prisoners. In the clubs, the hotels and on the streets they were denounced as "bsiby kill ers" and it was urged that the gov ernment should make an example of them. Reports that the Zoppelin officers are bfeing served from the ftrltlsh of ficers' mess table with a servant as signed to each, particularly aroused the public's anger. It seems certain that the government will be inter rogated on this point In parliament. Details of the Sunday night raid, tbe first In which the coast of Scot land has been visited, were still lacking early today, but the war of flee expected to make an announce n'.ent of casualties this afternoon. It is believed certain that the casual ties in the three raids will total near ly 300 In dead and wounded. The Zeppelin attacks were gener ally coupled in the popular mind with the renewal of submarinines both in Filtish waters and in the Medltcr rean. Four more vessels have been sunk in the last twenty-fouc hours with the loss of nearly twenty lives. Authoritative denial was made to day of t'he truth of the official Ger man statement regarding the Friday night raid in which the L/-15 was shot down. "It was unusually clear Friday night," said an official. "If the Ger mans showed such ignorance of the localities they visited tinder ideal weather conditions, how can they hope to do military damage by Zep pelin raids tinder less favorable con ditions. "You know for yourself how near the truth are the German claims re garding boni'hs dropped on London, [United Press leased Wire Service.] WASHINGTON, April .".—Accusin/ his department of having furnished fensivc features of the United States navv to other governments, "big tion. Representative Dutler, of Pennsyl vania, made the charges that the nnvv's plans and specifications had fallen into the hands of the Russian government and the Krupps under Daniel's administration. The secre- inch ir 'tiffitfitfliififiiir K"nfV your administration' 1,imer asKea "I do not." Daniels replied. "If that was done, you would say It was wrong?" "Butler asked. "Absolutely." Daniels retorted. "Then you know nothing of the, """'. *3f THE WAETHEB. Partly' cloudy. Temperature unchanged. Local temp—7 p. m. 53 7 a.m. 3S. TEJN PAGES The reports 4K batteries silenced and factories attacked in other localities are equally absurd." In their raid last night, the Zeppe lins dropped about fifty bombs on Scotland a northeast county, most of the missiles falling In rural districts. Raid on Dunkirk. PARIS, April S. —A Zeppelin raided the French seacoast town of Dunkirk last night, dropping eight bombs, tt was officially announced this after noon. Two persons were killed and tour Injured. Carranza Ends the Game. MEXICO CITY, April 3.—A number of business houses owned by interests not ttwroagMy •la -sympathy with the carranza administration, went on the auction block hero today at tbe direct order of Provisional President Car ranza. They had been closed down by their owners for the purpose of Impending the restoration of normal business conditions In the capital. This is one of the many problems that have harassed Carranza and which he Is gradually solving. The interests that have profited by the fluctuation in money values realized today that thefr gpme is ended. The flrst chief has issued a decree, effec tive today, that local authorities shall take charge of all business houses closed without just cause, make an Inventory of their contents and auc tion them ofT at public sale. The military government Imposed upon many cities throughout the state of Mexico has been raised and the people are now at liberty to elect their own officials. Will be Reprimanded. SAN AiNTONTO. Texas, April S.— John B. Mort, who crossed the border near Marfa. Texas, after Mexican raiders, is to be reprimanded by Gen eral FHinston. The military court martial wMct) tried Mort for alleged violation of war department instructions, found the lieutenant guilty of some of the charges and not guilty of others. He was sentenced to be reprimanded. General Funston will administer it. SECRETARY OF NAVY GRILLED BY MEMBERS OF CONGRESS eminent under your administration.," Butler insisted. "1 know nothing of it,™ Daniels re Plied. '^Will you ask Admiral Strauss for a copy of the letter sent to the Krupp rompanv in Germany so we will know whether the specifications of our 1-1 inch gun.- were given to the German government?" Butler asked. Daniels said he would ask for tha letter. Daniels ursied passage of th« armor plate bill without amendment, opposing an amendment offered by tiiitler that the private armor manu facturers should be given contracts ir. case they would bid factory to ihe secretary of the navy. "I know it would be a costly ex periment," Daniels said. "I kno* tjese armor plai=. uealers would not produce rirnior at any price without a large profit. I would not give to my secretary the power to deal wi*li monopolies. I. mrst he a public transaction. Tha rule of the secre !afv under your amendment would oe final. A pricc tbat might be satis fn' o-v t" one "ii •vAK •^i A "''i s1,-a V-S a price satis secretary probably would not be to another. The whole po|ic).-it''on lor or-vate contract for .irmor plate man '•acture is unsatis factory to me. "I would not he satisfied with th-s death bed repentances of corpora tions that have been charging ex orbitant prices." Daniels said tiip armor plate de livery bad been prompt and the qual ity satisfactory, the only objection being the prioa.