?Ion of .?Il ether topics Little doubt
is fslt thst Bolearla, or rsther King
Ferdinand? h?*-? .i?? ?le to cast his lot
??'.th th? Central Towers.
"F. r months," says Jean Herbette.,
one of the authorities of France or.
foreign politics, "the Quadrui
?*nte ha? bee? talking to llulgmria.
without acting. I'unr.g tho ?am? per?
iod Bulgaria has been preparing to art
without talking The time ha? come
?hen Bulgaria I? acting."
l\]i?-?t Drl?,. nti Rsilrosd.
Military writer? are beginning to
discus.? the cooiae Bulgaria probably
' '7 of them are of the
? ? I hurl troi ,
the u| loi ? a and Vai
. lit the .?-S
Nish Railroad ?- ?rhlcli would
rut '. ' fron all ?tomtnunieattou
rt through Arch
It -.- generally believed such an
STSAtual ?>? must have occurred to the
? rnmen's and that prepara
?M been made Hpmr.st it
Dispatch es ir at the
city -rrhiv has heer.
? a. A di?patch iron?. Munich
man author. Who wk? wounded severely
:i, the troncheo recently, has undcr
ration on 1
The . ' - itatemenl on
war ? ; -as been Issued by the
.'-?rbi??i War i'**hre:
On Monday we prevented the
enemy from proceeding ?
catlor. work near Yoiacnnitza, north?
west ..f Vishearrad in Bosnia, near
the Serbian western fror'
Rome. Sept. ?4. "Even If Bulgaria
eflnitely agreed to ?ide with
. , . .? .is," says the "Giornule
ndoobtedly ha-? a i|
tension with the Quadruple
"If Bulgarian mobilisation doe? not
mean h*. immediate invasion of Mace?
donia Of an attack upon Serbia in the
rear II tl C ease -' an Austro-German
r.i?'.- e Hi-.kans, the most op
? that it is an at
.etnpt t?. blackmal the Allies to press
Serbiu to I ? r territorial con
llons, as the Bulgarian ideal is to
; Thrsce without
i . ?ar.
? k mobilisation probably will be
followed by similar step? in Rumania.
rdy precautionary meas
rei especially as Greece is not ln
? r even an attack upon
a as a cause for war. maintaining
reco-Serbtan alliance eeaaed
r . .? . erbia consented to make
l?rr.' SI ?ions to Bulgaria while
? of the alliance was to avoid
anv alteration of the boundaries ?stab
lished bv tlie Treaty of Buchsrest.
Greece also maintan? tno alliance did
tiOt ?or.s..ier the possibility of a war :n
h.iropean powers would par?
tiel j .
Petrograd. Sepi ? M Gnchkoff,
president of the Slav ('ommittee of
?Most iegram? to-day 'o Dr
If. Greechow, former Bulgarian Min?
ister tt Berlin, and other Bulgarian
statesmen, in which lie sait! that if
Bulgaria should joni with Germany her
action would be a crime unparalleled in
the history of nationa.
Eueslani were unable to believe, said
from in?- 1 -.?? by Russia, con
templatei many, the invet
i rat? enemy of the Slav race."
Only Answer to Bulgars,
Venizelos Told the Kins?
Athens, Sept. 24 A decree for gen?
eral mobilir.ation of twenty classes of
,er? was t-igned last night by
Km?* Constantin?, and promulgated.
Ircision of the King has aroused
Issuance of the mobilization decree
came kruichly after the King had
granted an audience to Premier Yeni
The Premier Informed the King
: obilization was th? only possible
reply to Bulgaria's movt?. To this the
? IgU agreed, stipulating thst it
should be regardea as a defensive
The M::;i?ter of War. General Dang- I
.hsequently took the decree to the
Palace, and the King signed it. The !
??s now called to the colors ;
are in addition to four classes already -
Diplomatic circles here have been In- \
formed 'Hat Bulgarian warships which j
Dad at Van,a, on the Black ?
? ave sought shelter in a neigh- ?
boring bay. Large number.? o:
are working at feverish spe-ed to fort if v
rian Black Sea port?. The valu
of the branches of the National
Bank at Burgas and Varna have been
The belief hss been expre?eed In Bul
i aria that If that country arrays her
? s side of the Teutonic allies
Russia would attempt an Invasion
through the port of Varna, thirty hours' '
sail from iHrr??, although it is strong
; ly fortified
Bulgarians Warn King
Against War on Allies
, ! Milan. Sept. 24 Additional detaill
? f ?h? recent Interview between Kin?*
nar.d ??f Bulgaria and the Oppos
lion leader- are given *n a dispatc'.
from the Sofia correspondent of th
' ?orriere della Sera"
B Igarigr itsiestnea who wert
King n *he parti?
0 pp. IT Ministi
?ver? M. Malinoff ami J't S.
? r pruoie*
1 ilgana.i Miniater at Berlin; If. Zano:l
?rd M. Stambul ?
"The audience was an historical
on>.' I writ
heard such plain
sneaking. One by "tie, the Oppe
; leaders protested against the ml
of th.ro ?a ing R .
into the arms of Germany and
ing Serbia, itating -ha' this wa
trHry to pr.pulai I an '? 'he in?
ter' ?t ? of Hulgana.
"They warned the King tftat they
held him responsible for the disastrous
policy of 1918, which tl ?
'criminal folly.' They protested sol
emnly against the present policy of
?ntiion cause with Germany
?t Russia, Bulgaria'? friend and
'?Tutor, s?ying it would be the ruin
of the country and that Ferdinand
wruld be held responsible
"All were agreed in demanding tl
convocatiOTi of Parliament, Inasmuch
n? the RadoslavofT Ministry was sup
jotted ot.lv by a ?mall minority, and
asserted that If the government con
? 1 its present course, disturbances
? f the gravest character would be pro
"M. Ftambuliwisky, representing the
irasants and the Agrarians, told 8
:.and that If he obstinately eon
?inued his policy, bis dynasty and his
would be imperilled
"The King showed reaentment at th"
. fr.inknes? of his interlocutors. lit
(ontented himself with replying mer.
! ly that he would inform the Pre? -r
; of their opinions."
MEXICANS KILL U. S.
SOLDIER IN TEXAS
Continued from page 1
live stock The constant army patrol
tends to Interfere wi'h smuggling.
Governor James E. H. Ferguson of
Texas ha? taken a hand in co-operating
with the army by warning civilian of
that martial law under the j
Cnited States Army may be the resul
tinned rep. Its of laxnr?s in civil
I administration. Certain ofici?is are'
suspected of offering their services as '
guides or informers for the troops and
?of giving Incorrect information which
cans to escfipe.
El Paao,Tex.,-Sept. 24 General Rsoul
Madero, of Villa's staff, has been ar
iij American soldiers near If arfa,
Tex., according to a report to
from Mar'n to-day '
Madero were eight companions, I
all supposed to be Villa officers, who I
also were arrested, They were tak.-n ?
Into custody when they crossed to the |
American side of the Rio Grande
Five member?, of Genera! Fellp'
Angeles' staff were stopped at the hi
?until bridge to-day by American
militai y authorities and warm-1 tha
if they crossed to American soil they
I would be interned. In answer they
? stated that they had resigned from the ?
Villa ranch and were crossing to opei j
! ate a ram h t.ear Ml Paso
General Calles reported to the Car !
ranra Consulate here fo-day that eight.
Villa troopers and some Maytoiena fol
1 lowers attackr-d last night the Carranza
? garrison of fifteen at Canane-?. Sonora.
Calles ??hid h?- sent ?wo battalions of
I infantry reinforcements, wheh drove
'off the assailant?, inflicting a loss of
FRENCH TAKE TTJRK ISLAND
Ruad, Two Mile? from the Syrian
Coast, liailsj Invadera.
Pari?. Sept. M. "Moniteur de la
Flotte," o'Yic.ul organ of the French
Naval Department, announced to-day
that a French force had occupied Ruad
Island, In the eastern Mediterranean,
west of Crete, and two mile?? otf the
Syrian const. The population of the i
island Is about 4,000.
The landing party, made up of com- |
panies from French men-of-war, formed
a square after disembarking. A proc- .
tarnation was read In Arabic, announc- ;
ing the occupation in the name of '
The inhabitants cheered the French.
The Mahometan leader of the natives
delivered an address expressing grati?
tude at the efforts of the French to
establish order in Syria. A French
marine officer was appointed governor
of the Island.
At "The Stores of StyleH
Style, individuality and the pleasure
and sat i s fact iun which these qualities
in clothes afford the man who cans
are yours for the asking at "the
Stores Where Style Reigns Su
t? Not merely good elothes, for such
are to be had most anywhere, but
clothes that are a positive revelation
of style, cleverness and dependability
perfect expressions ?if the tailor
?| A profuse assortment of the very
newest and choicest patterns and
fabrics being displayed this season
and the best value at each price
obtainable anywhere, in clothes
$15.00 to $40.00
$15.00 to $45.00
BROADWAY AT 49TH STREET
1456 BROADWAY AT 42ND STREET
(?zar Wins New Victories
in Galicia and
Admit Check Last of Yilna
Advance on Dvinsk
London, Sept. 24 The Russia??? have
won new victories In Galicia and Volhy
nia ktkI at* < ''rritigt stubborn resist?
ance along the re?t of thr Ion-; eastern
General tvanoff 1ms been so suecess
' ful that Fiel?! Marshal von Mackensen.
who 1? fighting north of the Pnpet
marshes eastward of Rrest-Litovsk, has,
according to the German official report,
been compelled to wit-hdrnw hin line
1 somewhat, us it wa? in danger of being
Tho Austrian* have been driven back
i fier".-'? the Styr, and, according to one
I nccount, have evacuated the fortress of
', Lutsk, in the Volhynian triangle of for?
tresses, which they captured duntig tho
; great drlv?.
<'The battle north of Lutsk was b great
success for the Russian?, who took 4,
000 prisoners and reenptured the town
of Lutsk," says the l'etrognul ?orre
?pondent of Reuter's Telegram Com?
In the centre the Russians are still
falling back, while in the north Field
Marshal von Hindenburr continues to
make progress with his off? nsive against
Dvinstt, although at n much slower rate
than formerly, as the Russian? arc stiff?
ening their resistance. East of Vilna
the Hermans admit '? temporary check,
during which they lost guns to th?
The following statement wai given
OUt bjf Gerrniiri Army }leadqu.irt?'ri:
Army Group of Fu-Id Marshal von
Hindenburg: Southwest of Ler.i;.
waden, the v1l]Bg?s of Rom and
?gge, which has been temporarily
evacuated, arara aguin reoccupled.
Before Dvinsk, northeast uf Smel
ina, further Russian positions were
captured by storm and about 1,000
? ? ? wore ?
Our force? on the flank <>f the re*
? i,g Rui lam at Vilcjk? are en
raged in a stubborn battle. Strung
Russian attacks were temporarily sue*
eessful at ono paint, ?in this occa
Hion several cannon teams which had
held on till tho last moment were
The advance which Is closely press?
ing on the heels of the retreating
enemy has era-- ? yolschany*
Enemy.? Line Itrokrn.
Army Group'of Prinrt? Leopold of
Havana t T1i?j rasietaoe? of the ene?
my wns broken on the entire front
during the pursuit in the Serweteh ?
district above Koreliteehi andStcza-l
ra, The ?lisirii't northwest of Krasch
.n bus bfr?-n reached. Further south
in an engagement with enemy rear
guards 10<l prisoners and some ma- j
chine ?guns fell into our hands.
Army Group of Field Marshal von '
Mackensen: Advanced divisions north
east and east of Logi-. hin were with-J
drawn behind the Oginskl Canal amp
the Jasi?la River before an encircling
Russian attack. They earn?-?! two
officer.-? and 100 men with them as ]
The following statement was Issued I
at the Russian war office:
A German aeroplane .?-helled Shlok
' of I: pi? When shelled by the
Russians the machine hurriedl) <!<?
scended beyond the German trenches.
Fighting at Stounga, on the Ekau
River, resulted in the flight of the
Germans, who abundoned a number of
hand grenades, cartridges and utet
ails. Stubborn fighting commenced at
Atkula, in the Neugufe region, the vil?
lage continually changing hands.
In the region of Dvinsk there has
been no change. During a bayonet
light west of Sweben Lake one offi
i ei, one hundred men and one ma*
chine gun were captured. In the
Smlelln region, in the course of des?
perate hand-to-hand fighting, two ma?
chine guns and over two hundred
were captured. One height changed
Win North of Dnbno.
In the region of Smorgon. on the
front southeast of Vilnu, and also in
the region of Gnwia, cast of Lida, en?
gagements occurred, some of which
were of extreme viol?me. Between
the right bank of ?he Molohad an?! j
the lift affluent of the Niemen and |
the fords of Us upper course, as well
as in the region of '.ho Oginski Canal, j
there wi-re several serious bayonet
encounters, which Increased In in- !
tensity. The Russians continue to i
show the highest qualities of gallant- '
ry and resistance, ?hereby provoking i
in even greater degree the enemy's
Northwest of I>ubno, In spite of the
enemy's efforts to check the Russian
..if. nsive by counter attacks, the Rus
ni occupied Woinitsy, on the 1?ft
bank of the Ikwa, capturing twenty*
eight officers, 1,400 men und three
In 'he region of Pvorets, southwest
of K remen? tz, during the occupation
O? one height, two offijers and one
hundred men fell into our hands.
!?i the region north of /.ale Sscxyky .
tii?. enemy w.is repulsed
from Worwolintas and Ghinkowtce.
The cavalry pursued and defeated the
? y, the Au-'.nans being partly
killed and partly tsVen prisoners.
?Continuing their gallant work, the
cavalry ?pushed fin to BroUSSy, south?
west of Tlust?', and in the course of l
I? Hi t i-hting more prisoners
were taken, together with a ?luanfity
'I he following official communication
? ?rod a\ \ lent: i to-day:
Ol the northern part of the Rus
front there was no chang.
tarda*, while in Fast Galicia calm
Violent fj-hting took place in the
district of Novo Alexiiuec ? Volhyniai
and on the Lower Ikwa River. In
,nr ' tor the Russians em- .
ployed strong artillery and eleven.
attacked our line. They were;
repulsed everywhere with heavy.
?? ?- ?? Afterward our troop-, in a1
counter atta??., captured a height,
a Russian batten was demol* '
' by nur artillery Are.
Near Rjrmdoml, on a comparatively
small battlefleld, eleven ?.tricer.? and!
men fell Into our hands. The
enemy's attempt to cross the Lower
Ikwa was n
In th? region northwest of Kolki,
?,n the Styr River, our cavalry drove
? ." : in m some ? lllai-es.
Tl.. Auetro rlungarian f??!???-? flght
?au?f in Lithuania aat*i made turns
TO RESTORE DAMAGED
Berlin, Sept. 24 (bv ?a?rele?? to
Tnrkertnn. N. J.I.?The Orerse-?*
N?rw? Agenrv says to-day:
"V liru??el? ilipatch says a da*
hi?? been set apart thrr?? for discus?
sion? of the restoration of monu?
ments and architectural treasure?
??hlrh ha?e be?"n di-tro? e?l or dam?
aged. Ksrl Rehorst, ??ho hs? been
appointed architectural adviser to
the German civil glvernment of Hel
glum. advocate? the principle that
public and private building? having
artistic or historical value that were
pMtUlly dcetnived he rrstirred to
their original f?irm and that all new
structure?. ,.inform in architectursl
?l?le to their environment."
progtess in their pursuit of the
? ? ray.
8.000 Trusting Germans
Die in Russian Trap
[? . ?I. . i .11.. Tril.im? I
Petrogtad. Sept 21 (dispatch to "The
Morn11 g Po t," London I. In qnarters
that know, and, Indeed, in rather wider
circle?, stnng Optimism has been
rapidly spreading the last roupie of
.lay?. Official l>di:etr.?j of the progress
! of the war are not suiiiciB.ni to aCCOU.'.t
for this feeling of certainty that the
, succes-ful withdrawal from Vilna has
straightened the Russian front, and In
every way strengthened their powers
? of resistanc -.
Hut there is no visibl? slackening of
German efforts and the advance of the
enemy continue?. Various rumors were
afloat "f difficulties, anil even di'iaster,
to this or that unit. 1 believe the truth
is that one regiment of Cossack? found
itself in a tight jili.cn during th? re?
tir."rent, but extricated itself with that
fertility of resource which is charac?
teristic of those brilliant irregulars.
A certain infantry regiment, it is also
believed, was compelled to fight its way
bat k through the surrounding Germans.
It broke through with some loss, but
inflicted much more, and brought back
half a battalion of prisoners.
At one point tho German?, I hear,
came on with the calm assurance that
there was notning to opj)o?o them, in?
asmuch ss the Russians had no ammu?
nition and the German guns were in?
dulging m their characteristic lavish
expenditure of shells. It turned out,
however. German shells were mlsjing
the vital spot-, and the Russians had
;;i?! got up a full supply of all kind? of
Im Russians lay low until the confi?
dent German advance, in usual close
array, waa nearly up to the unter lines
of the wire entanglement?. Then
hing was let go at once and a
storm of artillery, Maxim and riflle fire
??imply s-At-pt the German forces out of
existence. Eight thousand corpses
strewed the ground before the Russian
positions, and of those who got a\?a.'.
scarcelj one was not wounded.
All this, however, Is insufficient to ;
account for the wavs of optimism.
There are other reasons. With those of i
a military or naval character it is, of
-, Impossible to deal, thougl
haps I may be allowed to say that in
both blanches of Russia's fighting
forces there recently bas been a very
considerable Increase of striking power.1
I pon the details which underlie this
simple statement is doubtleas based
the optimism among thu-e who know.
? rider public m flee that every?
thing which has been happening in the
last few weeks in Russia makes for
victory for Russian arm?.
Defenders of Gallipoli
Forced to Disembark
Tails, Sept. 24. The fire of the Al?
ii' 1 fleet has forced the Turks to aban?
don during the day tho work of debar?
kation of supplies and reinforcements
in the Bay of Akbachi filiman. So
many vessels were sunk at this point,
which 'S the principal landing place in
the southern zone, that tho Turks dis?
embark now only at night.
This announcement is made in an
official review of the operations at the
liardanelli-s, which says;
"In the liardanelle? the la;', weeks
of August saw little activity. They
were marked chiefly by artillery duels
and sapping and mining warfare, (in
August 80 our mountain cannon forced
the defenders of a field fortification lo?
cated in the Valley of Kereves Iiere to
evacuate tho work, and when night
came our soldiers finished its destruc?
tion. During this time our artillery
continuel Its tire upon the batteries
located by our aviators in the stone
fortifications of Ach? Baba and on the
"The Turkish artillery is capricious.
On certain days it appears to he lack?
ing in ammunition, and Its silence, es?
pecially that of tho heavy guns, is al?
most complete. On tho other hand, at
other times its bombardment of our
zone is as abundant as possible. We
have suffered only material damage.
"The work of our aviators on the
Buy of Akbachi Sliman, the principal
point of debarkation for Turkish sun
piles and reinforcementa for the south
en. sons, has been huppilv npmpleted
by the '.re of the fleet. Many \
have ? 'ink by our Allie?;, and
the Turk? have been forced to abandon
the work of debarkation during the duy
"The Bnti?h submarines, whose ac?
tivity m the Sea of Marmora is mar?
vellous, have accomplished even in the
Stra ' -..tue particularly difficult opera?
tions. On August :.'!? they H-.nk two
Turkish transports in the Bay of Ak
bnchi Sliman and two others between
N?cara and Gallipoli.
"in the northern sone our vuliai.t
Allies obtained on Augu?t 21 a par?
ticularly sdvnntageous result in effect'
. junction of -h. irked
at the Baj of Su*?la with those occu?
pying the heights dominating Gaba
Constantinople, Sept. 24. The f?.l
I'.wing report of operations on the
Gallipoli I'eninsula was given out a*
the War Office here to-da\ :
In th- district of Anafarta our
artillery caused a conflagration in
the trenches of the enemy b..f<,re our
left wing, which raged for two hours
On the same day <r.;r fl.-et drova
If thit Russia destroj?rs of the
Byatrvl class from coaling ports in
the Black S.a. /
Near Ari Rurnu artillery on th ?
right w*irg destroyed enemy trenche?.
part "f his fortifient! ?ns and two ob
serration ym*'* I -?tilin?r
rassois laden srlth m.mng timber.
Wednesday night, on the same
wing, we explodedn mine.
Tuesday, r.eur 9eddul Rnhr. we
? lestroyeu -in enemy patrol, consist?
ing of one officei and nine mm Oui
artillery silenced an snaiuy battery
and forceil the retreat of u torped ?
boat which approached llissarlik
nur ciast butteries drove away an
< tiemy torpedo boat ?inch ap?
proached the narrow? and success
tully bombarded ?nemy troop? near
M.irlo Limon and hostile artillery
Uaar Hi ?-ajl.k. !
CUT FOE'S LINE
Drop Bombs on Railway
Near Valenciennes Held
TROOPS IN AROONNE
Reinforce?. Garrison at Colmar
French Repulse Knemy's
London, Sept 24. ?The activity of
th? artillery ?n<i ?.f aviators increased
i yesterday along the entire front," say?
( Berlin today, writing of the operations
J in Flanders and France.
The Rntish infantry, too, has appar
entl] .?hown som?1 activity, for the Gar
'. mans tell of an attack by "white and
colored" British troops --outh of La
Basses Canal. The assault bioke down
I under the Oerman artillery fire, lays
Along the wholo front, the Allied ar?
tillery continues to pound enemy posi*
! ttons and the German guns are develop*
| ing an intense (ire. Tans reports suc
??? between the Somme and Ois?, in
the Remcnaiiville section and in Lor?
British aeros^ following up the nu?
merous raid? of tho lait month, at?
tacked the German communications
near Valenciennes and cut the railway
' line at several places.
German infantry attacked French po?
sitions west of Mantone and north of
Bures. in Lorraine. Despite the aid of
the German artillery, which u^eil gri?
shells, these assaults, Paris ?ays, were
Dispatches from Basle say thai 'he
1 German frown Prince Tins received
from 30,000 to 40,000 reinforcements in
j tho Forest of Argonne during the last
ten il'.ys. Several ban?
: heavy guns ulso have been sent to him.
The 'garn-on at Colmar, capital of
I'pper Alsace, is reported to have been
reinforced and hundrads of soldiers
are hastily constructing new trenches
around the .southern portion of the
FRLX? H OFFICIAL.
The following oficial statement was
Issued by the Fren? h War Office:
The enemy bombarded oui trenches
neat the village of the Castle of
In Artois the same activity prevails
on both sides un the part of the ur
ti'lety. The In?- of our heavy pieces
caused the explo-'ion of an important
depot of ammunition near TI
north of Anas), a fea
large calibre have boon ?red on Ar?
Between the Somme and the Oise,
toward ?Canny-sur-Matz and Heu
rraignes, we have shelled the enemy's I
positions and shattered on many
j.oints the line of the mitrailleuse
?in the front of the Alsne and in
' hampagne a very \iolent and recip?
rocal bombanlment is reported.
Between the Meuse m?J 'he Moselle,
at Nonsard and Pannes, some ?Gor?
man groups were hit by our tire. We
troyed a blaeahouee in the
Remenauvllle ?-eft ion.
The cannonading has been rather
???tions In Lorraine, where we badly
damaged some German organiza!,on-?
on 'he Remabnis and on the VeSOUSC,
and ?No in the Vosges in the region
of Linge and Braunkopf.
The earlier ?*,;''' ?en. raid :
A strong German pairo! which
-d one of ??tir underground list?
ening positions In the sector of
Pi. ?.'li-oiir* was dispers.-ii by out
in ?!.e Champagne the enemv <li
rected a lire of asphyxiating shells
upon our positions to north of St.
Hilan?-, Soualn, Perthes and Bcnus.?
jour. Our artillery r?'spon?!?'d by an
energetic and ? fli?acious bombard?
ment of the German trenches, field
forts and barracks.
In the Argonne we cannonaded the
enemy's line at a great number of
points and dispersed the workmen
i who were attempting to repair ihe
breaches caused bv our fire.
In Lorraine two enemv attacks
were atteint,ted. on?- upon our listen?
ing posts to the west of Manhouo,
the other upon our trenches to the
north of Bures. Both attacks which
were supported bv a violent cannon?
ade ir which were used shell? con?
taining gases intcndeil to irritate the
eyua, were completely repulsed by
our artillerv and infantry tire.
Th" following statement was is?ued
by German Army Headquarters:
The activity of the artillery and
of aviators increased yesterday along
the entire front.
An attack launched by white an?!
colored British troops south of La
Bi???spe Canal broke down beforo our
On the coast an Fnglish aeroplane
was shot down and the pilot taken
A report from Field Marshal Sir
John French was given out by the War
i ?fflce as f'jllows:
Hostile artillerv during the la-t
three days continue?) to show ?activity
<?n our front. To these bombard?
ments we r?'pl?c(l effectively. There
has been some mining activity, but
with nit important results.
Our circraft yesterday carried out
a successful raid on the enemy's
communications near Valenciennes.
\ railway train was hit and the line
was cut ??t several niaces.
FOR LOAN DELAY
Visiting Bankers Said To
Be Waiting for Advice
MAY AGREE IN WEEK
ON WORKING BA!S!S
View?? of All Financiers Through?
out United States Are Sought
A working ha?is from which to s'. r,rt
nrttial ne,fOtiationa for 'he flotation
of a $500,oiiii uno Anglo French lonn in
this country may !><? reaaonably ex
? ?! Ir, the earlj days of nex'
It Is no? certain that it can he found
even then, it was learned yesterday,
hut there is a general agreement
a m o n g liiitik??rs who la' - ?Tl gaged In
tlie ?-. ? hat it is a* sasl
The responsibility for further delay,
it eras Intimated, reata upon th?
shoulders of the would-be ?Sorrowers.
' Lord Read I '? has been
, told what the American hunkers could
und could not do for the Allied gov?
ernments. Though no statement to
that effect could be obtained from the
mission itself, it was intimated in high
quarters yesterday that, the mission
'was in frequent communication with,
the British treasury authorities and
thai it had Rt prescrit under discus?
sion with the Chancellor of the Fx
chequer a proposal from the American
bankers. It is considered probable by
who will participate in the actual
negotiations, when they are begun -
tome time next week, it is hoped that
the foreign delegates will bo able to
ness the limit?
"To say that anything is finally sat?
?aid a banker yesterday, "is to
say that every thing is settled. About
nly thing upon whjch there i
sgre? u tit is the sise of the loan
|E.,000,1 !|0. And that is only approxi
All Banker??* Viewa Sought.
Realizing, as it is said, the ?lisadvan- ',
tag?-? of giving the discussions the
cl muter of a partisan operation, those
who have been most active in the
"conversations" have extended invita?
tions to bankers throughout the United
.iress their views of how the
hould be I I what Its
tei ms sho ild be. Ivantage of
? that, with the views
of ha' it ai ttie places
? .me from, i o ?onaenaua has re
On the matter of the in
eome-yield to investors, for example,
opinion runs from a i-traijjht 5 per cent
to as high as 6.
Another d fieri ' ee of importance con
eerna the eonvei ?ion privilege that the
American bankers :--"k to have at?
tached to th?- loan.
Lord Read ng's mission, it was snld
In w*all Street yesterday, looks for the,
war to end several years before the
maturity of the notes taking it for
granted that the .-.otes will run rive
years, as is now con emplated. With
the cessation of the war they look for
a gten*. and progressive improvement in
the borrowing power -.i the Allied na?
tion?-. They are unwilling, therefore,
to bind their governments to an agreo
ment to convert the proposed American
notes into long-term bonds at a fixed
rjto of in*' - - ? comparatively
low as S'? per cent.
?Callera al Um Blltmore.
The mission is still receiving the ;
views t.'' i,n rib? r ? * American bankers,
jfestetrda) thej met fifteen or twenty
in their apartments at the Blltmore.
Among the callet- were Henry
heimer, of Heidelbach, [ckelheimer ?-i
i .. . who la a director of the Importer?
it Tinders' National Hank, tue Fifth
Avenue Bank and the United States
?age and Trust Company, and
A.iolph [Cats, of the New Orlean
tiotuil Bank, which hits for correspond-.
ents In this city the Hanover, Chase
and American Exchange national
These three are important factors in I
financing the cotton crop, and cotton
is understood to have been Mr. Kats'a*
In interested quarters the statement
was made, in connection ??fith the
charire that part of the purpose of the
loan was to nay for munitions of war,
that England does not owe manufac
'.irers here one dollar for munitions
and that her whole expenditures here
on that account since tne beginning of ??
the war, including advance payments on
contracts, have not nmounted to moro
than 5 per cent on her total outlav in
the United States. This was taking
"munitions" in the sense of firearms
and explosives. There have boon other ;
purchases here for the British army :
and navy, including uniforms, copper,
shoes, etc., but for implement? of war
the figure given is a maximum.
France still owes money in this coun
try, out her debts, according to the ;
same authoritv, do not exceed $110,
One of the points that were brought !
tip yesterday to account for delay ?n |
tht- consummation of the loan B|j an
? .?n that ?VRil'- the foreign finan?
cial mission had wide powers to nego?
tiate It could not sign a firm Bgn
until enabling acts had been paaaed by'
tho British Parliament and the Frenen
Chamber of Deputies and Senate.
So far as could be learned last night,
however, there is small possibility of.
the negotiations here being aborted by
legal ailtaculties. The commission has
plenary powers and ratification of its
acts la taken by those familiar with
the situation to be a matter of mero
Te4f\ W**- A \^ Thrilling Elimination
W - U A D Speed Trials?3 P. M.
World-Famous Drivers in Great Speed Tests Preparatory to
the Astor Cup Race.
Admission, including seat in Grand Stand, 50c
Admission, including <eat In Box.|t.;0
Parking sri.:?* free.
Elimination Trials Also on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Reserve Your Seats Now for
ASTOR CUP RACE
350 Miles?$50,000 Cash Prizes and Astor Trophy
SATURDAY, OCT. 2d, 12 O'CLOCK .
Sheepshead Bay Speedway
favsl Admit?!??. 12.00 Grasd Stoitd R*??rv-<1 S-a?a (MM), 11.00.
I.tnii'?! ?? . ? r ? f i i*- '? ? i ?"-'? . ? ?? II Iris Fin
f-?' .ana :
rar.' * i -
Biaai. halillM ill am?*?* li'ludln? admltila?. ihn. ?7V JiOO and $150.
I'ar? a sud s?.?. I ?land ?all?
I'artlug .[.. - ? ttrh
K1HJ*T II'?? ' ? OND I?"-' 11*..OH
?'i.?r?T ??.:! la- mtstt ,
Ti K?t? t? ??'? ?I T>u>?i'i. McBrldi?. litarme. Am?, .or I bitas SI. Phon? 177 OKatur.
Ha" i?d Pitklle b?*>?i? B?"?? at R. H. Micy N'.wl? Automobil? Club. Nmift. and SUmsi
A C?. M-Hil Blltntae? Thtatr? Tick?? 0?c? head Bi> b??.it*i> Car?.. ISM H .?.?!??> a?
Amtrlias Aulamrblli ???? Abrakai-i 4 tlrau?. Uran Mu and Mil? Sti N V. Piion? Cirri?
Dklyn.. Ua?at Club ?X H?-a?k!>o. Uli B.dlo-d ISIS.
Charge Purchase made between now and Oct. 1st billed Not j?j
Sta so? m sea yiillt-Ap
?.*??'?* ??^'>->?*| T^ WV4?*?
Jcotmte.^P ?**?-?.-, 47? ?^ j
Chir close-fitting Toque*?smart
flir/h-crniiiutl Hats and mdi
vidual developments of the modi?
fied Poke and ('aptline styles,
delight fully draped with deep-?bor
dered veils in fillet, Chantilh,
and .srro// designs, banded with
Jjfl French crepe, velvet ;.nd nb!)on;
including the new tlinmt-ljarul
The great designers have outdone
all previous efforts, in tho model?
ing of Luxurious Coats for motor,
street, limousine and informal wear.
A splendid diversity of distinctive styles -of rich
velours, fahric-chamois, relict and ??fffr rttbtu
with trimmings of STFaEL-FOX -BUCK FOX
KOLINSKY-BEAVER-SEAL and KIT FOX! .
Stylet practical rno'tfih for ami ?art of treat?t/el
handsome cnouqh for ant/ tonal occasion.
GOMPERS CRITICISES CAMP
Objects to Military Record of Profeta
t?l?-n? of Applicants.
Washington, Sept. 24.- Samuel Gom
re-rs, president of the American Feier
ation of Labor, made public to-dsy a
letter he had written Major Genera!
Wood, declining an Invitation to speak
at the Plattsburg, K. Y., citizens'
Mr. (iompers wrote that he realize?!
nations could not disarm under present
conditions, and advocated a small
standing army with opportunity for
the masses of the people to prepare
themselves for defence of the country.
Deprecating any tendency toward milt?
tarlsm, howev?>r, he declared that the
practice of requiring applicants for ad
mission to 'military camps to file re- '
cords of their professions or callings
enabled th'? officers In charge to create
and encourage undemocratic customs.
Aliens to Pay Income Tax.
Washington,* Sept 24.- Aliens who I
me residing temporarily in tho United
Ststes will not hereafter be allowed?
the exemptions givei ill MU and r#?
?d< nt alien? under the income tax U*
They still be compelled to psy 1 p-rt
<ent on al' net income, by s ruling o'
'fie Treasury Department *a-dsy. .
Aliens who can show an intestin
of becoming permsnont revdenti ei'.
be allowed the ususl exemptiM?
T-easury officials said the rulinf? ei?
?h signed 'o tax actors, ?inger? u
o her person? who come to this eos:
try for a tew mor7hs only, 'uut wl
h'herto hive claimed exemption ?.
TRI BUA/F 7/
Not??Tke following New York City hotels are advertisers
in The New York Tribune. As such they offer to their
guests protection from undesirable surroundings, since sat?
isfaction in accommodations and service is fully guaran?
teed. See The Tribune Graphic Section every i*-unday fcr
complete Hotel announcements.
Am.m Eu. Plan. B?Eu. Plan. C?Reiulential \ Bachelor. D Famil^C'.itttit':.
District No. 1, 14th to 42d St.. bet. Fourth Ave. rnd Seventh Are.
A Hotel Arlington,
A Hotel Irving,
B?Hotel le Marquis,
C?Hotel Maditon Square,
B Hotel Navarre.
B Hotel Punce George,
B Hotel Seville.
D Hute! Tourame,
B Hotel York.
$1 ? ?Jay and up.
$1 per ?ss up
$1.50 per day tai a?.
$30 perv??ekup. If***
$I.S0 per d?y up
On ?t plication.
$1 per day up
$1.50 per d?y up.
$1.50 to $5.00 per if
0 i a, ?,li?.?tion.
18 Weit 25th St.
Broadway and 29th Si.
31st St. and Broadway
Time? Square, at 42d St.
26 Gramercy Park.'
12-16 Eait 31 it St.
37 Maditon Ave.
7th Ave. and 38th St.
28th St. end Fifth Ave.
29th St. and Madison Ave.
0-11 East 39th St.
7th Ave., cor. 36th ??.
District No. 2, Washington Square Section, below 14th St.
A Hotel Albert. Illh St. and University PI.
A?Hotel Earle, 103-105 Waverly Place.
A Hotel Holley, 36 Washington Squsre.
A Hotel Judson. 53 Washington Square.
A Halad Marlton. 3-5 Weit 8th St.
Di?j|rict No. 3, 42d St to 63d St., bet. Maditon Ave. and Broadway
A-Holel Bristol. 122-24 West 49lh St. On SOflI ?Hob.
Fifth Ave. and 50th St.
63d St. ami Broadway.
Lager ?5c Babcock.
118 Watt 57th St.
Fifth Ave and ME St
147-149 We.i 55th St.
63d St. and Madison Ave
157 We?! 47th St.
Fifth Ave. and 45th St
Madison Ave. and 49th St
59th Si. ?nd Fifth Ave.
70 West 46ih St.
150 West 47th St.
109 11-13 West 45th Si.
B Hotel Buckingham.
B -Hotel Empire,
C?14 East 60th St.
B?Hotel Great Northern.
B- -Hotel Langdon.
B Hotel Laurelton,
B -Hotel Leonori.
C Hotel Longacre,
Hotel New Weston,
Hotel St. Jarnti,
$1 f??r day ?nd up
$9 ??k Lu.. $16 wk. Aa.
$1 Eu.. $2.50 Asi.
(in ?. ; '.cation.
$2 per day up.
$1 per dar and up.
$2 per day up
$2 per day up
$2 per ?ay ?p. .
$1 ?<i d-?y <???
On a; | IkHioS?
12 pas "'ay up.
$1.50 pet ?Jejr ???
$1.50 pet Jay *?? '
District No. 4, 63d St. to 110th St., bet. Central Park W. and Broads
H, tel Anderson. 102 West 80th Si.
Hotel Belledaire. 77th St. and Broadw?y.
Hotel Bonla-Narrangansett Broadway at 94th Si.
Hole! Rrelton Hall.
Hotel In.!.. .11,
Broadway. 85th lo 86th St.
170 West 74th St.
202 West 103d Si,
81st St. ?5? Columbus Ave.
8l?i St. and Columbus Ave.
201 West 79th Si..
Central Park W, 72d St.
B Hotel* Manhattan Square. 50-58 West 77th St
B Hotel Marie Antoinette.
B Hotel Marseille.
B Hotel Montuello,
B -Hotel Sherm?n Square,
B- Hotel Walton.
B Hotel W.llard.
66lh Si. and Broadway.
Broadway at 103d Si.
IS 17 We,t Mth St.
Broadway. 70th to 7In St.
I04 West 70th St.
Broadway and 76th St.
$2 per day up?
$2.50 up. I ot 2 p**
$30 up for? ?***??
$1 per day up
Room and bath. V *
$2 per day W>
$2 r*r d?y UP*
$1.50 per ?Tray ???
$130 ix? d*r *?
$1.50 per day ?*?*?
On ai-^l-* ???*??*? .-if,
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