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Iowa City Citizen, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1916, Iowa City, Iowa TIE UNITED PRESS Mem Keep THE IOWA CITY CITIZEN THE DAILY 26TH EXCEPT SUNDAY IOWA APRIL TWO 63 DEFINITELY LEARNED TODAY THAT HE 18 BETWEEN VO AND Rushing Southward in an Effort to Force the Bandits into an Not Give Up Until Mission is San April Villa apparently located between and the American troops in at least two columns today were re- ported to be rushing southward in vrhat may prove to be a repetition of Colonel Erwin's famous ride to San One of the best ments was believed to have plunged the country south of the chase to the utmost in the hope of forcing the bandits into a Reports to General ton today clinched his belief that Vila is in hiding in the dis- where the Carranza forces as stated in earlier had waited for Colonel Letcher at Chihuahua City and Colonel W. C. Brown heading the detachment of the tenth cavalry concurred in reports of the general They are almost mous in giving their location of To Fulfill Their April United States will regard its mission in Mexico completed as soon as the de- facto government is able to relieve the American forces of the task that they have undertaken Villa band of bandits or when the are This became known today from the original orders given by the war de- to General Funston in sending fhe expedition to the The war department revealed its orders of March 10 in response to a question as to whether a time limit had been set upon the operations of the In substance the command to General Funston will properly organize quate forces under Brigadier Pershing and direct him to across the border in pursuit of the bands which attacked Columbus on March 8. These troops will be withdrawn to American territory as soon as the to re- Their work will be regarded as finished when the Villa band or bands are broken On the other the order Is sufficiently broad to include the inal proposal to get defacto government is able lieve them of this SWISHER IN RACE FOR SWISHER ANNOUNCES THAT HE WILL BE DATE AT PRIMARIES Atty. Ingalls one of Iowa City's own young who has remained in his home community to practice after completing his sity announces that he will be a candidate before the June maries for the democratic tion for the office of county Mr. Swisher was born and raised in Iowa has a very large sonal acquaintance and professional and is regarded by his friends and by the public in general as an excellent man for the He was graduated from the col- lege of liberal arts of the university in the class of 1912 and from the He Is a Candidate for Attorney-General H. M. HAVNER known Marengo attorney who asks for the Republican tion for Head of the State's Legal Department HAVNER WOULD BE PROMINENT ATTORNEY OF ENGO TO ASK FOR LICAN NOMINATION After some owing to the ill health of his Attorney H. M. Havner of Marengo has decided to become a candidate for the an nomination for Mr. Havner is one of the successful attorneys of the state and will no CLERK DAVIS AND TREASURER SHOW COUNCIL CITY FINANCES Question of Budget for Next Year to be Fixed as Soon as Warrants Outstanding Now Total reports from City Clerk D. T. Davis and from City Treasurer C. B. Crain made to the council last evening show the present state of the city's There is at the present time a cash balance in all funds on hand to the amount of Included in this is tne proceeds from the sale of for the Iowa avenue which amounts to rants outstanding on several of the funds iu which there are overdrafts total These figures are according to the report of Treasurer which also shows bonds out- standing in the total sum of Comparisons and contrasts be- tween the report submitted last year by Treasurer Thomas Farrell and the Crain report are almost sible to due to the different system of entries which were used by the two This there Ss included in the cash balance on hand the large sum from the sale of bonds as are the funding bonds of which covered the outstanding obligations of the city's treasury a year Between doubt take a leading position in the two years there -s difference primary race from the The in the amount held in Iowa county bar association paving dacy for the but on account hSA 1UCH strong resolutions endorsing his and the intersection and the Marengo newspapers j ment difference being in testify to his In his an- wavor of the present council Mr. Havner said have some time been Treasurer Crain this morning ering the proposition of the present council has saved attorney though to the layman who does not of the illness of my understand the figures this would was prevented from entering appear to be Many the campaign at as early a date conditions were it had My wife has so far by the present from the former j regained her health that she is now council and the men have done well on the road to permanent j with the material which they had to and my friends have prevailed upon work me to enter the race at this Of particular interest in the report am a republican and believe made by Clerk which was in the political principles for the same as that submitted republicanism has stood in this state toy Mr. was the gathering and gether under headings of the Intersection 2090.45 Bridge 140.35 City 8.97 City district sewer 681.65 Sewer number 2........ 1525.19 Grading 8.30 Sanitary 13.29 Iowa avenue bond bridge 76713.25 Warrants refused and held by Johnson County Savings Bank on April 1, Electric light 7531.13 City Bond and interest 6726.26 Bridge Sanitary district 106.88 Bonds outstanding March 31, Funding Park 10.000..00 Sewer Paving bonds Intersection bonds Bridge The reports of both officials were accepted by the council and ordered on CROWN MAKES INED EFFORT TO FRENCH OUT SECRETARY OF WAR BAKER GETS ENCOURAGING NEWS FROM MEXICO April first official utterances indicating tation to capture Villa soon came from Secretary of War Baker this He think our men are on a warm trail and I hope to have good information to Carranza April Lansing it became known this after- noon sent a to This last tion agrees with the Carranza gestion of limiting the field tions of the American Its tone does not accept the suggestions for a time limit and the number of Bandit Brought to Bay San April ate advises to army headquarters and reports from native sources throughout Mexico today stated Ja's capture was but a matter of a few A general air of ex- prevailed in Mexico The defacto government while it has not received any details as to the exact situation at the front believes the bandit has been brought to The information from Washington that the administration would be to have the expedition draw when the Villa followers have been broken up and scattered are not credited among army men April crown prince has thrown a large force across the Forges brook in a ined effort to the French out of Paris reported Streams of shells arf bursting across both sides of the French salient and heavy bombardment is taking place in another attempt to capture court and all the positions included in the loop formed by the French The French defense of the court positions have been un- ASK THAT ROADS BE OILED HERE COMMITTEE FROM COMMERCIAL CLUB BEFORE COUNCIL LAST EVENING have been engaged in the made last year from the tive practice of both in and eral These expenditures are appellate for seventeen shown to be as follows for the year view of the enlargement of from April 1, 1915, to April 1, 1916: the field of work of the general's office by the legislature the last few the business ad- j Engineering department ministration of the office in hall 409.95 become an important city 443.03 and electricity city hall 347.34 connection this of the I pledge myself to and approaches 1594.22 h der heavy 1......lnuMJi nl for a night has aroused the admiration of the English military Almost surrounded and under the heavy fire of the German the French have maintained their positions with the oss of only 300 yards of Oiled roads for Iowa City were before the city council last by a committee from the Commercial which asked tha the roads from the end of the pav ing to the city limits be coated with oil to keep down the dust and vide better traveling surface for the many who come into Iowa City from the Frank Carson was the man who directly put the plan before the council for and the delegation from the club which gave moral support was made up of Hen ry the Earl S. S. E. and E. E. The matter was referred to the committee on streets and careful and economical management of the office as a thorough tration of its affairs will I will take from the present ami from those which proceeded all in the matter of law enforcement that is conducive to a proper and effective tion of the and in cases where it is supplement thereto that which is essential to secure to the people of the state a sane cient enforcement of the believe that the prohibitory laws should be rigidly and while I pledge myself to the ment of the I also pledge solf to the enforcement of all the laws of the I am nominated and elected to this I shall enter upon my duties with the idea in mind that a 67.50 Prisoner's 116.50 1000.15 and tolls 238.88 485.92 278.33 286.85 917.62 Court cost and 29.60 law college in 1914, since which public office is a public and time he has practiced in his own with the determination of name in Iowa City with offices in ing this trust with the utmost thp Johnson County bank and according to my best As practicing attorney he has all those who believe In made and his rapid rise in the the application of the above logal world in Iowa City and pies to the administration of the son county is pointed to by his in the attorney general's friends as evidence rut his tion for the position he WILSON RETURNS TO WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUST DISCONNECT PIPE In consequence of the fart that the great volume of water draining out of the swimming pool of the men's gymnasium into the Madison street sanitary sewer has caused the from the Mayflower on which he left in the sewer to back up to the last night for a Potomac of property owners informed the White House ing the the university was day of his intentions to return by the city council last No reason was given for ning to disconnect the drain pipe tho sudden from the sewer within thirty April Wilson will return to Washington at this a wireless I solicit earnest and hearty M. the CALL OUT 1917 CLASS The April ment introduced a biil in Parliament J the council took this action and that today authorizing the calling out of he was unable at the moment to say 1917 for the water would be carried off 338.00 Board of 221.00 1331.79 Election 341.70 Freight and drayage 242.63 Board of 176.00 Rent of Rest 711.94 Repairs city hall City scales 74.45 40.20 672 09 BRAUXTON AND FAVERSHAM SUNK IN PAST 24 HOURS April British vessels including the liner Chantala lave been sunk or blown up within he past twenty-four In each ase the crew was The a ton liner owned by the British Indian Steamship Navigation was in service between In- dian and English ports when the press bureau The Chantala was built in 1913, is 403 feet long and equipped along ern The ton steamer 380 feet long and owned at and the Faversham schooner Clyde were blown Garbage Repairing paving and curbing Rent of wood market 599.34 1343.63 216.93 720.00 488.23 of 910.00 Purchase of lung motor Iowa League of 144.83 Rent of dump ground 54 00 J. F. 110.00 Iowa City railway com- 62.80 Ralston creek Burlington street 315.20 Collection of poll tax 235.00 Settlement of 108.35 City treasurer's bond 212.50 7578.28 Streets and ing salary of street com- missioner Streets and miscellaneous 34.34 Treasurer's In further Treasurer Crain submitted his the No storm sewer is available at Ition from which this point into which the CASH ON might be and its disposal General fund is expected to provide a problem for the university Asked afternoon what university might Superintendent said he had not known that recruits of the class of Military the Fire department 20.41 1715.71 Water 1337.15 HgHt 123.56 Public library 2022.98 Cemetery 9.98 Bond and 64.25 Park bond and interest 42.87 Park Paving GREAT PROGRAM FOR NEXT WEEK CARDINAL Arranged Audience of Asquith With the Will FRY Photo by American Press Cardinal Gasquet of England stands almost alone among members of the Sacred college in proclaiming that the pontiff should recognize that the lies are fighting for the basic ples of ments because of a rumor which stated Gonzales was enroute to the border with Neither would Mr. Garcia admit any special significance to the reported ment south of the troops under the command of General P. Elias in WELL KNOWN CITIZEN OF IOWA CITY PASSED AWAY AT TODAY William A. city died of pneumonia this afternoon at o'clock at his 1026 E. College He had been ill for several and since the middle of the week his condition had been ally regarded as especially after he suffered severe exposure Thursday Mr. Fry was always a leader la the business life of Johnson For thirty years he was connected with the Johnson County Savings entering the bank as From this position he rose to be assistant then cashier and and finally About six years ago he sold his stock and severed his connection with tha bank The deceased was born at what now known as in the western part of the county on August 10, 1842, and has lived all his life in Johnson He was never and is survived only by two ters and one Mrs. Mary Jane Moore of Iowa Mrs. chael Patterson of and S. P. Fry of The sister and brother living away from Iowa City have both been no- but no word has been re- from either as to whether they will be in the city or He was elected city assessor on republican ticket at the last NOTED SUFFRAGIST HERE TOMORROW MRS. ELLA STEWART AT UNION SERVICES IN S. P. S. HALL AT 4 P. 31. The flag on the city hall wasJ placed at half mast this afternoon in his honor immediately following hia As yet it is impossible to any announcement regarding the ftw neral TURKISH CRUISER THK DAMAGED IN VAL BATTLE OFF THE April cruiser Turkish formerly the man cruiser has been badly damaged in a naval engagement off the Presumably tins is the engagement referred to in the Russian and Turkish official POST'S WIDOW MARRIES WIFE OF BATTLE CREEK AL IS DED TODAY Battle April Mrs. Telia Y. widow of the late Charles W. of the Battle Creek Cereal food and L. J. Montgomery were married here at noon Mr. and Mrs. will make their home She is a Battle Creek girl and married Post twelve years Post died in 1914, leaving to be divided between hia wife and PLEASED WITH PA TRONAGE AND PROMISES GOOD SHOWS COMING Pleasure and gratification at the patronage which has been his during his first week in Iowa City were ex- pressed by Manager W. M. zie of the Englert theatre in an- nouncing his program for the com- ing The list for next week includes the Theodore Roberts in Grex of Monte for the 9th. Laura Hope Crews in ing on the 10th. Mary Pickford in Tuesday and the and 12th. Nance O'Neil in in Thursday and the 13th and 14th. Theodore Roberts and Dorothy Davenport in on the An appropriate stage setting for these especially made and painted by the De Bonni Scenic is expected next week at the theatre and a mammoth pipe organ Ijs soon to be Mr. in his determination to give Iowa City the best that there is in motion has also purchased ione of the new Edison motion ture machine which projects films on the screen without the flicker which objectionable to so Mrs. Ella Stewart of Chicago will make two addresses in Iowa City morrow in behalf of the equal frage At 4 o'clock she will speak at the C. S. P. S. hall and fin the evening at the union meeting the churches in the Methodist On Monday and Tuesday Mrs. Stewart will undertake ization work among the girls of the university and the city Mrs. Stewart has had much ence in organization work in behalf of the equal suffrage Last year she spent fourteen weeks in the Pennsylvania campaign and counties in which she worked carried the She was in the New York for five weeks and spoke in the Carnegie lall when was raised for the suffrage cause in one While in Iowa City Mrs. Stewart will be the guest of President and Mrs. Thomas Macbride and of Dr. Zella Marjorie Alpha Delta is spending the week end in 1 Martha Gunderson and Thompson gone to Cedar ids to attend the Younger Set Beulah of Clinton is iting at the Delta Gamma Mrs. W. B. Richards of Council Bluffs is visiting Her daughter Joan at the Delta Gamma Mrs. Eugene Gurkas of Chippewa who has been visiting her mother at is spending a few days with Miss Plough of this tity before returning to her MUST TAKE OUT 20 MORE LIGHTS REPORTS SHOW THAT ES OF LIGHT FUND MUST BE CUT DOWN Expenses of the electric light fund of the city's treasury must be ut still further if the present over- draft is to be kept from much less before it may be fully cut according to City Treasurer Charles B. report made to the council last Walter I. of ths light said this morning that it would be necessary to take out between twenty and twenty-five imore lights before the city lived within its income in this It had been thought that the teen lights already taken out would solve the but it was found upon further investigation of the money available for this purpose that it would be necessary to limit expenses from about to be- low which will provide for the interest on the overdraft but will not pay off any of the Alderman Pratt now faces the task of selecting the places where the lights are to be taken out with the least detriment to the public in general and without ruffling the feelings of any more directly ed. MRS. HENRY BEARD PASSES AWAY AGED RIVERSIDE WOMAN DIED PARALYTIC STROKE aged 74 years died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Sayles in the west part of town after a brief She suffered stroke of paralysis last Wednesday afternoon from which she never She leaves to mourn her loss three brothers at besides a large circle of friends near For the past three years she has made her home with the The funeral have not been made as yet but terment will possibly be Austrian Transport Sank April French ine has sunk the Austrian transport in the Citizen Want Ads Are Wants Road Opened Charles Zelner and others the council last evening to open a road east o-f the city proper but inside the city limits would extend from the road or No. Dodge street south to the Rochester or E. CORA AUTO ACCIDENT THIS MORNING ATJ CORNER OF CLINTON AND COLLEGE STREETS Miss Cora living west of the was injured when struck by an automobile driven by a Cedar Rapids traveling man about 11 clock this morning at the corner of Clinton and College Miss had her down as she walked against the wind and the driver of the expecting her to see him did not Blow down in time to avoid striking She was knocked to the pavement and received a badly bruised leg and a scratched and ft bleeding nose from the force of The young woman waa taken to ai nearby office of Dr. Augustus and was able to leave after wounds had been attended Marriage licenses have been sued to Frank 28, and ona 18, both of Iowa and to Charles R. 39. and Etta 25, of Cedar THE WEATHER Unsettled Cloudy In southeast Sunday partly Slowly
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