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An Etcher's View of the War.
Remarkable views made on the apot by an
orderly in the American Hoapitat
will be printed in next
Showers and somew
Highest tempersture yestef
Hetailed weather, m.nl and ma rme tepott
VOL. LXXXII. NO. 351.
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1915. Copgright, llll, ft.v Hr Sim Printing and PuhUntong Aitorintinn.
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U. S. TO ACT
Disclosures of German Ac
tivity Expected to Spur
Sit": 'Evidence" Offered
Reject Much of It
Mors disclosures concerning the nc
IttiUSS of agents of the (ierman (iov
srnment In this country were mude
There were reports and correspon
dence alleged to show that while the
(ierman (iovernment was seeking an
embargo In this country Against the
Mpmsnt Of munitions of war to the j
Allies her agents here were secretly j
buying up the output of several am
Two of th se plants are the Bridge- I
port Projectile Company, which In
tutn was making a contract with the'
Aetna Smokeless Powder Tympany, and j
the American Oil and Suppy Company,
which obtained carbolic acid from the
l4omaa A. Bid toon, inc.
R H.rts from Washington Indicate j
thst ths Administration is closely i
studying the exposures of (Ierman ac- j
uvtuss m this country, and that if I
tstoence proves that any l.erman dipio- i
mat Srss engaged in fomenting sttJkesj
la America some definite action will b
FTom Providence, II. I., came ai
Story that the Oernmn (Iovernment 1
hM splM in the State Department end !
the Treasury Department gt Wsh-
Ambassador von Bsrnstorff when :
keen at the Jtltz-Carlton lust night j the city.
kaid "The (ierman Kmbassy will ' At midnight Ibe storm is still raging j
take official cognizance of the charges j with the barometer registering It. The
InVotvins its officlala which huve been j wind throughout the afternoon and to
BtdS in the public press when the I night blew at a velocity of sixty to sev- '
proper time comes. It would In- un- i enty-four miles an hour with occasional
dianlflSd to answer them piecemeal at ! u,lfl wnl(.n nt, ,,,., miles.
this time. Th(, (,lly ( , ,iHrklu,ss ..wing to the ,
' backwater from the bay. which In sum.'
CHARGES ARK SIFTED j Places Is three fast deep and which has
fie eru men t A'nnta loaltle
Hefore Veil. in.
n'ASHINOTON, Aug. 16. ofllclals ofjtlnued. The only means of communica
tee Administration are following with lion Is a telephone line running to
IStertel the charges atal disclosures In I
regard to the activities of German
diplomatic 'Sttd secret serv ice agents in J
Srs United St-ttes. Washington authori
se, are fSady yel to express any 1
opinion as to whether the facts thus far! u'e lf!wer sections of the city have been
j abandoned, it was rSpOrtSd late to-night
disclosed warrant action by this (lov- I Their owners ha VI been taken Into the
eriiinent either In the way of criminal I hotels In the city or to the high ground
. . , t , back from the Gulf The water Is sev-
pro- ttlom or In bringing about UM p m of s,c.
idrawal or German diplomatic repre- ; ious and the wind may lift the build
Stntatlves. 'lTie attitude of the Presl- lngs from their foundations.
... . , , . . . Citv oftlclals haVS been unable to as-
Sn! and t ie State Departmen offlcials , ; , . . . . , ,,,,
certain if any lives have been lost. Police
ll HI the present simply one of waiting I boats were able to navigate the street
lei Iston Is likely to be reached
until they are convinced that all avail
Hi' . facts are lu their isissession.
Bruca nielaski, head of the Depart
ure if Justice secret service staff, has
fuat rsturnsd to Washington after a trip
of 1 k or mote to New 1 ork and 1 Galveston station of, the bantu he llail
Nsa Kngland Investigating these Qer- I road at 7 o'clock this evening. Trains
man actlVltlSS. I had abandoned the station and refugees
He had S OOnfSrsnoS tO-day with Sec- were being taken on board (rains at a
retai Lansing and It was apparent j higher place quite a distance from tin
thai waa reporting: to the Secretary , station.
Of H uti the results of his efforts.
Attorney-General Gregory, when ques- ...r r- niyt'c HIT HARD
tlotied bxlat In regard to the attitude -r nil n.-iLJ.
I he Department Of Justice toward
1 e violations of neutrality laws, Amerlean i Itrus t.n.ve Owner,
said I ha I ihe Dspartmenl would priK?eed i,,,,, will Bench ."(, (inn.
legallj igalnsl any parson Aom ill be- ( Tra K.
10 have v oaled those laws, re- . ,
ai of hi. suinding I Havana. Aug 16 -The recent cyclone
It I waa pointed out thai diplomats ar - i '""."
exempi ,, prosecutions for most of-I The Passenger Steamer .lames it am
fet.es, and that the onlv effective way P hlch was blown ashore on the
bv which the Government could deal south ( oast of Cuba, has been released
with . , would be through the State , '' Cubsn gunboat! and safely CO voyed
Department by sisdilng their recall.
While 1. has been the isilicv of the
W Ingtolt 1 iovernment thus far to
close us eyes to offensive Gei man ae- I COTTON TO BE CONTRABAND
t.i.de-, there is a strong probability!
that ihe Hood of disclosures and c.iargn 1
noa being ,,le will force (he Govern- Hepi.rle,l lilies Have Nottftsd
ni n. tu act If it Is clearly established : Un.liliist.iu of Decision.
thai ilerman diplomatic oflicials have
hau anything to do with fomenting! Washinuton. Aug. lbIt is ui.de,
i Ikei In this OOUntry It will of course stood thai the Allies .mention to de-
111 easary for the dorernmeni to pro-; i-ire cotton contraband has been com-
('eil without further delay There Is a I muntcatsd unofflclallj to the State De
ptwulblllty also that public sentiment In I PSrtmerrt. The delay .11 making an an
regard to such extraillpl.Miiatlc activities liiouiice.nc.it Is due, it Is aald, to the ne
ss Ihe proniollon by German rspressntS- OSSglty Of arranging uniform treatment
tlvis ... VSShlngton Of the embargo of the subject b) all the Allies,
movsmsnl and other efforts to prevent ! The slep has been agreed upon In
I .'oiie.it of war munitions will com- ' Gn at llrltaln. France, Russia. Italy.
psl t o- .state Department to can the and Belgium.
matter .0 the attention of the German
nt WANT IT ON LIST.
Th. case against Ihe German dipio-1
Ihats, however, has not progressed to a j ,,,,,. ,. , Meellav, but
1 "Mere 11 .'..ll. ..as in-,-1 1 re . wwi .'
dl red by the Secretary of State, and
I ' ",il. be orematurc .as wadl as unfair
to .uijge.t tiiat the Pulled States
Mali) .011111 lilted to such a course.
Included In the newspaper charges
lhal have len made recently Is the
statement thai the Government has evi
dence that persons connected with Ihe
(ierii.ti l.Tn.l.uuuc u-.r ...c.ilced In the i
pasipurl frauds. There seems to be no BOllon oonirausuiH.
duul,! that the Department of Justice 'Hie ba kers of the proposed meeting
has evidence tending In this direction explained to-night that their chief mn
ll la known too that the Department of live In postponing tlM event Is a desire
Jusl et has .bought It had sumYlenl rea- not to embarrass the Government. HOST-
SOI for making a careful Inveslgatloti of ever, they added expressions of hope
all lue circumstances surrounding thelitis! a declaration of cotton as contra-
blowing up of the International bridge
on Ho DOUItdary between Maine and
C'ontfiiurd on Third Pag.
MEXICANS KILL U. S. TROOPS.
BiMie with ii ii it t 1 1 Heajtea t
Hrow.ssvii.i.k. Tex., Auk. It was
reported here to-night that nn armed
force of Mexicans had crossed the bor
ii r near MSTCSdM and had been In N
nitbl with an otitpoat of t'nlted States
Idem Keynan of the Texas Bangers
In telephone communication !th
Adjt.-Uen. Hutching and told the latter
dial two American soldiers had been
'lit by Mexican bulleta. One Was Cor
Mral Wlltnnn of Troop r. Twelfth Cav
nlr. She wan killed, and the other w;".
LtoOt Hoy O. Henry of the aame troop,
who waa slightly wounded.
U If lltldsritOUd that the Mexicans
numbered about :'7n and were all heav
ily armed. They are only part of a
much larger force which la aald to have
been struggling over the border for
several daya and the members of which
have committed many depredations.'
WOMAN ACCUSED OF ARSON
I'ollee sj llr. Harkellnii's Widow
Set Mer Mat tare.
Mrs. Johanna Marketing, widow of Dr.
Hetman A. Hackclina, who died five j
I ears axo, was arrested late last night
by Deputy Fire Marshal William S. Km-,
erson and charged with arson The po
lice say that Mrs. Hackelmg get fire to
her aiwitment In the Florwte ...... 1 1
ments. Ill West Had street, about I
o'clock Sunday afternoon.
Several pasteboard lioxes were found '
I i the apartment with lighted candles be
nSStll them. according t0 the police. The'
tire gutted the apartment. Mrs Hackel
ing denies, the Charge; and said she was
not In the apartment at the time. Neigh
bors said they s iw her leave the aiw.t
msnl twenty minutes, before the lire waa.
noticed. She was Vcked up at the West
I ltd strsei station.
WIND AND HIGH SEAS
Seawall Saves Citv From He-
traction Town Hark and
Wires Are Down.
OaLVBSTOX, TSX., Aug. Id. -A severe
tr'",Ml """" !,lr"'k OnlSSStOB to-day.
""i wic siipiikiji 01 me sea wan me
city owes its safety. The sea was high, ;
but to-night the wall Is unbroken and
m maiianaiini i fett h. ---- .,
No telegraph line is working and the
local telephone service has been dlscoll-
Hundreds of cellars are Hooded and
rescuers in boats are going alKiut the
low lying streets taking Iran tie per
sons from buildings.
All the homes along the beach and in
where they were partly protected from
the hurricane by tne i. minings, oui may
could not venture into the open. The
last persons in from the exposed planes
about Galveston, however, reported that
all had got away safely.
There was four feet of water In (he
lO tiaianiinti. I -it J.tnifM v .wiiim-m imni
between Havana and lit Isle of Pines.
I rue (ioveriimt'lit to gf,
Sprcial fnhU Ufttpatrh to TgR Si v
Ixiniion, Aug. II, Pro. .inters of the
second OOtton contraband meeting, which
was to he held on Wednesday, announced
to-night that the fathering has been
postponed B week, In vlsw of the reports
thai the Government Intends lo declare
band will be forthcoming during the cui
lent week, as the cotton shipments from
the United Slatee will be resumed within
HOSPITAL WORKER !
ACCUSED AS RIPPER
Woman Who poMPd ms His
Wife Tolls Story of Child
MELD IN BALTIMORE CELL
Xew IiKMiiry started Into
Heaths of Leonore Colin
and Charlie Murray.
Baltimore, Aug. II, tiooked up in a
police station here on a petty charge la
a man giving his name as Kdgar (or
Kdward) Jones, who, according to the
atory of a woman who has been passing
as his wife. Is the Jack the RlBpSf who i
terrorised the Bssi side of New Yo-k I
The woman accuses Jones of having .
murdered on March 19 lam l.eonor- I
Anna Colin and on May & Charlie Mur
ray. Both children were b years old.
both were murdered In the hallways of
tl.elr homea and the New York iwlice
have always believed that the ssjine nwi
murdered them both.
According to the woman, who saya
that Jones's right name ifl Attilleo Kaco
and that her own name Is Grace Elliott,
although they have been ualtsy the name
Of Jones, toth were en p l o y ed at Helle
vue Hospital, which Is near the places
of both murders. Jones was an orderly,
she says, and she was a cook.
Tells f Confessions.
On March 10 ahe says Jones came
home and ahe saw '.hat his clothes were
smeared with bliss!, i Ignore Cohn waa
murdered n Maioh 10.)
"What Is the matter with your !
lothes.'" ahe says she asked Jones. ac-
corning to roues uvea e-.ir.-ir. bow
"He told me that he had killed a lit
tie girl and requested that I .ay nothing.
The next morning the papors were full
! of the murder. I did not tell on him
beOSUSS I loved him more han anything
else In the world.
. She related how Jones, or Kaaco.
, afterward came to her and confessed he
! had just killed a little boy. The morn-
ing afler (his she read in the newspapers
of the murder of Charlie Murray. He
and she then left New York and went
lo W.shlnaion. where they remained
. ... .
for a few weeks, and then came here.
Jones was arrested on Sunday,
charged with having defrauded a Mouth i
BiiHimoie Isiardlfig hous keeper. He was
lin ked up In the Southern police atallou
and noon the woman visited him there.
ObViOUal) she had been drinking; she
Mood In front of his cell, repeatedly call
ing him "Ripper I" "Kipper!"
Il.erhcard by Matron.
The matron, Mia Itudolph. overheard nght. Never In the MPS lie if the
this and tried to question the woman oldest exchange expert In the financial
about It. Mrs. Jones got impatient at((iiM,c, na(j gucn fluctuations in the
the quesdouliig and (hen asked to have mHrket been seen Btsrllnf exchange,
the police captain brought to her. wh,.h closed al t.H on Saturday after
"I want to tell him something that noo nroppen ,a , plummet five cents
will open his eyes." she said , ,ne IKund to 4 64. then bounded up-
"Do you know who this man Jones w.-r( to 4 s: .,11.1 clossd St l.tl. This
Is?" she asked the captain. "He 1- the
famous Jack the Ripper of New York,
and the Manhattan bulls have been
chasing him all over (he country. If
you ate real cops you wont let nun es-
ape. lies the man who murdered
Laonors Cohn and Charlie Murray last
piiiiK- ami 11 jw. ..on 1 i-.'eve ine .....
in the New York police and let them
Invsstlgata my story.
"This thing has been worrying me
tor moiiins. 1 naieu to tell, because 1
love this man."
Jones was arrested here on July 30
for being drunk on the streets. A long
bladsd knife with a white handle was
found in l"i is pooktts He never reclalmeil
It ..tut t lis. 1 iiil 1 1' a tMiw h 11-1. 1 1 Th
w oman says rhat Jones used this knife 'm,s, I'e done soon ... che. k the dep. e, : , -on
both the children he murdered. , '" HhStStlllW. II Is issrla.n that mo,,-a, -
I tlvity was ahown by the big national
The records of Rellevue Hospital show ami International bankers of this city
that no persons na.-i.ed Kdgar Jones or ' considering the problem than at an)
' Grace Jones or hlliott have been em
ploysd there in recent years, but al the
Mills Training School for Nurses, at
First SVenUi and Twenty-sixth street,
which 1m so closely allied to Rellevue
Hospital that a careless user of terms
I might easily make a mistake, a Grace
: Jones and her husband are welt remem
The records of the training school
were locked up last night, so It was Im-
,Ksil.le to learn between what dates
Jones and the woman who passed as Ins
wife were employed there, but It was
for a period or gDOUl tn.ee weens some
tin e ill Hie spring
Ihronuh l.n.iio nieni VHciicy.
The woman, giving (he name of Grace
! Jones, came first, through a regular em-
ployment agency which had been asked
to And a rtoond cook for the school
Grace Jones answered find In a day or
two when Ihe school needed the services
of a night Watchman Mrs Jones sug-
gested her hUSbsnd, who, she said, had
had a spell of hard luck.
Joins appeared and got the Job.
- f ,,e-... 1...I ,,ll,, ,.,,.,.i.u..,..
'phrases lo his appearance I "Horrible ! that hankers here have felt for some
1 looking." "Detestahle looking." "Ugly as! time thai the sum will have to be well
lain" and "Repulsive." Outside of that' hi excess of 100,000,000.
he was said Ui be about T.O years old, !
'short and stocky, possessing a gray 'Humor of New llrlllah Wnr Tax.
mustache. Win 11 the superintendent be
; held him for Ihe first time she wanted to
j know why It waa necessary to give a
1 man of such nppssrsnos the job.
After a consultation with Deputy
commissioner Guy H. Scull last night,
1 Inspector Cray sent ('apt. G I Idea to Bal
capt. Glides telephonsd to polios head
quarters, lust night thai city Marshal
Carter of Baltimore would not permit
morning. None of Jones s friends has
been permitted to communicate with him.
A delect Ive who saw 'ones earlier in
the day said that he Is dark and of
medium size II,. said his mother was
an Indian and his father a Frenchman.
( holcrn Case In oerl lemhrrg,
G k.n kva , Aug. 12 (via Paris, delayed
In t ransmlaslou 1 . - A case of Asiatic
oholera Is reis.rted from Cannstatt,
Wuertlcmberg. An "friola.1 notice says
the disease was contracted by a soldlei
In Gallfliu. and that every precaution Is
being (ak -n to prevent an epidemic.
LONDON LIKES PLAN
TO ISSUE LOAN HERE
The "Times," However, lie
lleves Per Tent. Interest
Should He Granted.
EARLY MOVE EXPECTED
A. S. Henn Would (iuarantee
Americans Freedom From
British Income Tax.
Sptrinl i ntiir fieipotrt. to Tn St v.
LstroOWi Aug. 16. The pfOBOSSj to
issue British securities for sale in Hie
t'nlted State, , an additional means
of raising money la being Incre .singly
csmimantSd upon by London financiers,
wh0 Hrr Ml(Ml,, lhnt lmm,nia action
j, In,.ratv,, The delav already has
b(,,nM. dangerous, these leaden of
ftoms critics of the I'mvernment are'
impstlent over the supposed inaction, I
but It la understood that the Treasury
has been discussing the subject with
financial advisers for same time, and
It Is atated in some quarters that the
placing of a considerable loan In the ,
I'nlted States Is near at hand.
The rimes supports Wynard Hooper,
the financial expert who advocated the
Rale of securities In America In Ita
columns this morning The paper thinks,
however, that the terms suggested by
Hooper can bS Improved upon, and pro
poses a dollar lout at par and .". per
csnt. Interest. The Timr thinks also
that a gulchet loan would be a good
plan No definite .mount for the pro-
posed issu- is stated, hut the bonds
issued would lie for 'two. three, four
or five years from the date of Issu
ance for whatever amount they are
A. S. Henn makes another si.ffs-csilnn
to which his known acquaintance with
American banking Is regarded as giving
I weight, lie suggests that instead of
Ihii!0 u rr..l, In.,.. h ...l .IumiU I ...
annrd parliament making the Inter.
, n ,). st British war loan payable
In New York as well as In ljondon. with
Prevision that for whatever parts ..f
(he war loan are owned by American
j nlttasM certificates to this erect and :o
i the effe't that the owners have paid an
I American tax on dividends lie Issued
wn.n ,if ''rl with coupons, would be
'authority for the British iloveinnent
. -(ren ln New York ot to deduct the
, Kngllati Income tax dues
Mr. Benn says that Amercars are n.it-
urR" , rnu' , r'r,i '"
amount of the Kngllsh Incorn lax owing
,0 tn. ,, (h1 know4l tns., ,he
money would not be affe ted would be
a great Inducement for them to Invest.
CHAOS IN BXCHANGfi.
Kliinii. trri ( .infer, lint trr Mlenl
on Steps to Hull. Problem.
Complete chaos existed In the forign
exchange market ysoterday from the
opening to the close of business last
registered a drop of four eonfs In the
IKiund for tin day The weakness was
not confined to sterling It extended
inrougnoiii ins marsec r runes, ui.uk-.
Italian lire and Austrian kronen all
mB(), w ,ow record prices. At th.
close of business last night, as com
pared With the American dollar, sierling
sgchangs was ai
llSCOimt Of 4:4 K'l
cent., while franca showed a discount of
17 per cent, and Italian lire It,
it is believed that yesterdsy's break
'orp 'hail any other Mat Ins occurred
brought the knowledge to the English
bankers and statesman thai something
previous lime since the close Of the
Stock Kxchange last year, when sterling
was selling at 17 the pound.
Hankers In Conference.
RsprsgantatlVSS of all (he big na
tional batiks were In conference at Ihe
office of J. P. Morgan & Co. all day
Mr. Morgan, for the first time since he
was wounded by Frank Holt, went back
to his desk to wrestle with the problem
and spent the greater par. of his time
)n ,,,Kl.UsHon with his partners and rep
resentatives of other banks.
At the close of business, however. It
WB! Hlll(1 ,nHt the bankers were not In
position to make any statements as
to what had been achieved In solving
1 ,ne problem One banker said last night
: (hat he was pledged to secrecy It Is
believed that this promise of silence un-
til negotiations nave nwn oompisisu tins
been made by all of the bunkers.
It Is generally admitted that only a
great credit or loan for Great llrltaln
or France or both can check the drop
In exchange on Paris and London. Ks-
tlmates as to the amount necessary to
achieve this purpose range from tlOO.-
0.1,. 000 to tr.l.ll. (.0(1. 000. II Is believed
At the close of business Insi night it wu.
rumored that Kngland might see lit to
place a heavy war tux on all American
securities held in Great Britain, thus
causing Kngltsh holders of American se
curltles to dispose of their holdings and
creating a demand for sterling hen- in
make remittances which would advance
the price as was the case when there wa.;
heavy liquidation of British held Amer
ican securities not long ago 10 obtain
! war loan at 4 U per cent
I The 11m. .1 quolutlons 111 exchange last
night were 4.61. for demand sterling and
4.66 for cables, as compared with 4.6H
for demand and 4 6 for cables on
Francs closed at 1,01 for checks and
6 01 for cables, against a previous close
of r..H3 and S.'JL' respectively.
Murks dropped lo 81 1. for sight drafts
and im for cables, as compared with
l"s for drafts and Kl 7-16 for cables on
Italian lire are quoted at l.tl, aguins
6.41 at the close of last weak.
Austrian kronen sagged 10 15.06.
against 16. HI un Suturday.
TEUTONS TAKE FOUR
MORE POLISH TOWNS
Advance ,it Hcadlonv. Speed in
North- Tike 7.000 Pris
oners in Day.
as SURPRISES GERMANS
3.000 Troops Hefore OfSOWleC
Nearly Annihilated When
Wind Clia nres Suddenly.
insrisi rat. vs;if. is ths si x
Iaints-in. Aug. 16 -The Geiman forces
In RtMSlSn Poland have captured four
more towns and made hi K advances
north and south of Kovno Nearl
7,000 Ruaslani have been made prison
ers in the .st twenty.fotir hours
North of Kovno It would appear from
the Itusslan official statement that the
Germans have driven forward at head
long seed. covering at some points
nearly fifty miles since the latest offi
cial news respecting this region. If the
wording of the Russian statement Is to
lie taken literally, the Germans have
forced the Russians back Into the nelgh
borhod of Jacnt.sta.lt and Dwlnsk. on
the Duns, thus forcing an enormous
salient in the Russian line from Riga
Dwlnsk is on the main railroad from
Warsaw to Petrograd, at a point lLTi
miles northeast of Kovno and III miles
southeast of Riga. The capture of this
place by the Teutonic forces would mean
an extremely serious blow to the plans
of the Russian General Staff as they are
understood here, and would badly crip
ple the strongly prepared defences from
Kovno south to llrest-I.itovsk
A German attack m OSSOWtSO waa
preceded by (he release of asphyxiating
gas The wind changed suddenly and
the a. ' Germans participating In the
movement becsma panlcatrisksn and
fled. Thev were caught between the
fires of the fortress and their own ar
il cry. besides being ovetaken by the
gas. and were practically annihilated
Uetsresn the Nsrew and the Run the
Russian line wa broksh b) the army
group under Field Marshal von H olden
burg, and the German troops swept a I
Russian resistance before them up to the
(own of Hriansk Th. Importance of
(his adv.nce can lie appreciated only
when it s note, I that Hriansk is but
twelve miles from llielsk. .1 town '
about 10.00S population, on (he railroad
from Breat-bltovs to BMostoch snd
thence to Kovno and Riga. The cuttitiB
of this road would lie an event of consid
erable aal OUSnSSS in (he defence of
It, 04MI (Jermaas prri.n.
Further lo the
al a point nor
s nith the eft wing if
ami) reached tne Rug
1 of Dragitschln and
erasaed ths nvei
Tins p unt Is SboUl
twsnty-flvs miles from ths railroad nn
nlng between BrOSt-ltltOVSk, llielsk ale'
The centre and tight w ingf of the
same army group have made even more
of an advaiici and have occupied Isislce
and Mlsdsyrsec. Kast of Mlsdsyrsec tlivj
German troops pressed onward to the
outskirts of Ihe village of lliala. Which J
is twent-fle nn!. s west of Rres-
im. Maesieaaea ( passes the iiuu.
Sdll furthsr south the army under
Kirld Marshal eon Msckstisen oocuplerl
Clale and glawatycsSi on lbs wsstsrn
bank of (he Rug. while yet further south
they crossed to (he east bank of tha,
Rug near Wlodowa BlawatycSS Is
twenty -five milt south of BrsSt-tdtOVSk
These advances are all reported In tha
German official BtStsmsnl issued lo-dS)'.
ThS tevt of ths statement s as follOWS
Arm) group of Field Marshal von
Hlndsnburg: During successful at
tacks on advanced position at Kovno
l,71l Russians, including seven off)-
cers, were riken prisoners. A pro
jected attempt to break through the
Russian lines from tin Xarew to the
Rug. after a crossing of the NorSSC
River succeeded and our pursuing
trooos reached the I. III. at Bransk
M.ue than I.OOO prisoners fell Into
our hands. At Novo Gsorgtevsk the
defenders were driven back still fur
ther from their groups of fortitlca-
Amy groups of Prince Leopold of
Bavaria! During the night the left
wing fought Ms w. across the Bug
River east Of DrggitSChln least of
Sokolow l. After the centre and tight
wings had captured l.osvce and
Mlsdsyrssc yestayday afternoon our
opponents offeie.l new r sistal.ee onlv
in the sections of TOCSmaW and KI11
kOWkS, between MtSdSyrSeC and
Blsts 1 but his resistance was broken
down east of l.osvce at .tayhreak
bv- an attack of the Silesia., bsnd
wehr The en. illy Is being pursued
Army group of Field Marshal von
Mscksnssn: The pursuit of tin
enent) continues. Clsls and sia-
watycx have 1 11 occupied. F.asl of
WlodawS our lumps are advancing
on the eastsrn bank of the iiug
Novo UoOSglSVSli llivesled.
A p.trog.ad despatch lo-nlghl says
that the fortress of Novo Osorglsvsk i.js
been entirsly invested. This fortress ll
now 00mpletely Isolated and is left far
to ihe west of the present Russian front.
Pilonidal reports estimate ths garrison
ill from 10.000 to Mi. "00 soldiers Rus
sian military observsrs have expressed
1 the opinion thai the fortress will la
able to hold mil for four months, but Ihe
British orltlCS are somewhat less opti
mistic and It Is generally believed lore
that (he capitulation of the fortlCRtion
; with Ita garrison ll S matter Of but a
i The Germans are meeting witl. effec
1 tlve resistance before Kovtui, which is
1 one of the strongest fortified works In
! Ituss.a The fact of this resistance Is
! held to he encouraging in that Kovno Is
! the Mrst point on the new Russian front
I that the Germans have leached ... force.
In a wind, us the observers here have it,
i if ths fSSl of ihe new Russian front is
! able lo dsmonsiratS such strong resist
1 ing powers the entire Teutonic advance
may be expected to come to a halt.
The Kovno, BlslOStOOk, Bresl-I.itovsk
i railroad is freely admitted Ui he the
present German objective, It is the line
which t'hS Russian General Staff has se-
I acted upon which to make a desperate
1 stand, for the very sUfflolsnl . eason that
I east of il there is no suitable Hue of re
sistance for msliy miles and that west
of II after Warsaw had been evacuated
there was no place where the Russian
h) might hope to dig themselves in.
C'uaMiiurd on Srcond Page.
Leo Frank Lynched by
Georgia Mob, Is Report
Croud Overpowers Prison
Onards ami Rush Kim
Off in Auto,
ABOUT THIRTY MEN
WKKK IN THE PARTY
Atlanta, (in., Aug. 17 (Tuesday. 330
A. M.). L0 M. Frank, serving a life
(erni f..r the murder of Mary Phugun,
was taken from the Georgia Pt'lson
Farm at Mllle.igevllle nt 11 o'clock
last nlgi.it by a band of armed men.
who overpowered Warden Smith.
There were about thirty men in the
party. It la reportad.
An unconfirmed report eas Frank
was lynched about live miles from
Frank was put Into nn automobile
by the moli that took him from prison
and rushed in the dlre.iinn of Bab n
ton. Before th attack all the wires
leading to the prison were cu!.
The mod enme to the prison at 11
O'clock Inst night Its work was swift.
Shortly eftcr 11 o'clock Warden
Smith te'.e ihoned for aid and a rsi-e
WaS organ zed.
In SUtomobllea they soon found the
trail of the moli and s t off In pursuit.
Hut the abductors had a good start and
were not sighted at 3 o'chs-k this
One report was that the men in
tended to take Frank to Marietta, the
home of Mary Phagan, and there
The Hint news Of the storming of the
prison farm came to the Telegraph
from John VV. Hammond, the manager
nf the Telegraph Atlanta Bureau, with
whom Representative Bnnla of Mil
ledgevUle oormnuiricatsd with ov 1 tin-
oiig distance telephone, the party ap
parently having cut the telephone
wires is tween Macon and MHI dgovllls,
Only meagre details Inn! been se
cured by Mr. Bnnis al that time, but
he announced that he waa preparing
to go to the farm .11 once in his auto
mobile. When the mob reached the
farm they overpowered Warden Smith
and the guards, who had been sleeping
on the front porch of the prison dor
mitory since Frank has been confined
there. All of them, Including the war
den, were handcuffed and with the
Ions of little time Frank was second
and placed ln one of ths automobiles,
The cars .hen hurried away ui full
sHcd in the direction of Batonton,
He WgUa noi pOpttlMr with the prison
ers th't' He t t t mlnslc with thm,
Htui his unDODulAiity trow until 11
O'clock otl Ihe nlffhl f July 1 7 he WsM
tttitt kfi by a follow convid with
knife uvod In thp prison for alaui htoiins
hogi Pfaink'i juKuinr v in wan aevered
and for sfwrHi day 1 it was believed thot
h would not recovor,
ids ofsalloni wm Wiiii.iin Qreon, WslO
was strMUR a i iff nentoncc for a murder
committed at hi home In Cotumbu- !
(Ireon ottme upon Kmnk from bohlnd I
w,hen the prisoners were Ulklng thir
d.iily extrclM a drew the butcher knlfoj
KCrOM hip tin oat. The knife bad hern
uttd for kllllni nofi Mrtlcr In th6 ttai
SUBMARINE FIRES ON
ENGLISH WEST COAST
.loli ii Paul .lone Once u
taekod One "f Ihe Tom us
laertfef ' ahlt peaggfeh to Tin s.
mion. Aug. lr- A (Ierman sub-
marine fired ssveral shots at White
haven, ration anil Harrington, towns
on the westi r.i .oast of Kuala. ul. be
tween 4 ;iu anrt B :I0 o'clock this morn
ing, according to an announcement by
the press bureau. No casualties re
sulted Kites. Which were started in
Whitehaven and Harrington, were soon
extinguished and the damage resulting
from (ii sttach was sIikih
' A feW shells struck a railway em-
1 bankmsni snd train service on one of
lb.- .oust lines was dslsysd for a short
Tin- bombardment recall! the last pre.
vlous hostile attack on Whltehsvsn ll
was in 1771 snd was Isd by John Paul
.tones Ho surprised the town and Hie
! garrison by putting nu n ashore SI night
The guns were spiked and the sleeping
pensioners who formed lh garrlaon
w-.re captured, The arrival of reeii
forosmsnti mads it necessary to ret rent
before ihe dsslgn to fire 500 ships In
the harbor had besn carried out,
Whitehaven, the largest of the three
i towns, has a population of about 80i
000. it is thirty-six mllsa southwest of
Carlisle and Is the seal of a small sea
going trade iron and brass foundrisa
and cordsgs, sailcloth and earthenware
i factories are located there and (here are
; extensive coal and iron mlllSS In die Im
mediate Vicinity, I'm (mi. a hamlet, la
: less than two miles north of Whitehaven,
i while three miles beyond Parton is Har
rington, a town of about tiOOO popula-
All three towns are In County Cum-
bsrland. (he northernmost of the Irish
! sea counties of Kngland. Harrington is
i near the SlltrsnoS to the Kolway Kirlh
1 and Is only twenty miles southeast of
the southern coast of Scot lu mi at the
! ...Mai nnhil
Tills attack Is the first nf any kind
mads on the Irish Sea coast of Knglund
and ths first made by a submarine on
.ui. pa. i of the Hun: ii coaal.
I r.t r national Nw Vtrvlc
Leo M. Frank.
but 1 1 wm not known how n
i. lined It.
Prank! death atntanca was commu ad
on June :'i aflat the Muprama Co t of
the Lnltad States had denied test appt1
from the daclilon f tha state courts.
Kor m vera I daya aftar alailiuj th pa
per (lov. siaton was guarded by State
Tht- murder nf which Prank was con
vlcted whs committed on April - ltta
h Saturday kftornOOHi atthOUffh the
bod) of the victim. Mary IMiaan, was
not found until thr next da
Mar) was 11 year old, pretty and a
worker In t tie National Pancll factory
In Atlanta, of which Krank was super
Intendant and in which ha owned ntock.
she had not worked eoveral days during
tha week precedtna, hei death, bul that
Saturday she went l tha factor) to Ret
$1 L'a owed to her as ;iRt
She il td not ret urn to hsi home that
evening A sean-h WM InatltUtodt hut
Without UCOaaa, At .'t 3" A. M. the next
da) New-t iee, negro watchman In
the pendl factor), tetephonad to the
police that he hail found the body of a
murder d air) In the bas. meiit of the
factor) There was complete evidence
of criminal assault . the child! cloths!
had bean torn from her body, her head
had bean tftruck and cord about her
neck had Ft ratified her.
Lssa wan arresied and two hours latsr
tne body was idantifled as that of Mary
Phacan. After detectives had talked
with Prank, C. A Uartt, a white man
employed at t lit- fadsoay, was arrested.
Frank had aald that Qantt and Ma y
Phaftan were on friandl) terms
On the following Tuesday, two days
after the disrovery Of Ihe hotly, Prank
was arrest' d on testimony given by
Uta tnd Uantt tending to e ttrtieh tha
fact that Krank had besn In the factory
ail Saturday afiar: ,mii The Jim Con
ley, a negro employed at the factory
was dlacovertd waenlng n vtalned ahlri
and he was atrsted
The trial, beginning Jul) IS, Itttt
laated until August when tha jury
foutui Prank guilty. There wis com
nton street talk m Atlant.i tha if the
jur acquitted a moh would lynch, ami
hat Jurora and Judge mmht also come
In for moii violence.
NEW MOVE TO REVIVE
MONARCHY IN CHINA
Dr. Uoodno-w Interested in
Plan to Plaee Yuan fn
PSKiat. Aug II, -geveral nromlnenl
man or tins cty, including Prunk John
sun Qoodnow of Johns Hopkins Univer
sity, whi Is legal adviser lo the Chllle
Oovemmeul , have formed nn i.esoclntlon
in consider the advlsabllltj of sdofdlus
a nionarcbi.it form of gOVSrnmsiV for
Chins iii pine- .if tin present rnWibllc
The president, Vuan Bhlh-k'al, la
msntloned among tliese men as the
, iikeb ruler of h new monarch) Ths
new spa pel tins morning printed ac
counts of tiic organisation of tins asso
ciation and named In. QoudnOW us one
of its msmbera Dr (loodnus was
quotvd as saying that i monarch)
would vary likely lie a better form of
government for Phlun than the pres
ent rspubllc, sddlng that w hare condi
tions are dlffsrettl iii two countries it
' is impossible to trunspKtnl a svstem
from on., tn il titer Th United
Slates, of course, was meant lu the
a sciisatii.ii hits been created ui Pektn
by publication of the accounts an. I the
nt WS Is being
parts of ti.c
leli-raphed lo aruius
luutr) it is known that
the men heading the llSSOClStloll, .1- Well
as President Yuan Hhlh-k'al have acted
only after inking counsel with Or, U i
GIRL SUES WEYERHAEUSER.
dairymaid tSliS SitT'.-iTri for In
jures laAleted bi Hlch llaa's tolo,
I.os Amiki.ks. Aug. Hi. M SS Ada
plsmondi a dairymaid, began suit to
'.lay sgslnsl i". A. Weyerhaeuser, son
of (In- late Kiedernk Weycrhseussr,
wealthy lumber man, for llf.tfli fin in
juries alien. .1 to have be n rSCSlVtd
, when the Weyerhaeuser automoblls
struck Miss oiamond's milk wagon,
.Miss li.ainoud said dial last .liiiii.uy
ihe tha trVrysphssuser machlns struok
,1-er wugon, threw her out and Inflictsd
psrmsnent Injuries upon her Tin- ac
I cldeni happened when ths Wsyerhasus-
i.s war- passing the winter Jt ihe.r
home in l'unrt .una.
Kiill of Government Pre
ceded by Election of Ven
Miissiiiii nf Troops M;iy Be
Nevt Kffort to Divert
Aid From Serbia.
ALLIES MAY PAY
Kepori From NMi Hint
Serbs Will Vlelfl Ru
mania "li the Felice."
ggffl tl I ihlt ii. tpgteh In Tl.r Si v
l'M.o.v, ,Viut An Athens lies.
natch saya that the arssh Hablnsl rr
signed iius afternoon after Parliament
ha.i been convened
This Indicates lhal th- party M.
Vsnlseloa, the former Prsmlsr, will
hereafter govern the politics of itreaog.
The entrance of the Venlasloa pany
into power is of the greatest importance
to the cause ..f ths Aiu. s Venlasloa is
everywhere admitted In bs strongly in
favor of the Bntente chum in fact It
was his espousal of this cin.se anil MS
iiasirc lo se.-ure Bulgarian friendship
for the Allies an. i Bulgarian enmity
toward Turkey and (termany by ths
cession of certain portions of (Ires It
territory to Bulgaria thai caused his
downfall last year.
The overthrow of ths Qounaiis gov
smmcnt was made more complete to-Uay
by the election of M. Bavltsanos, an ail
berent of M. Vsnlssloa, as President of
the chapiber "t Deputlea The majority
of the Vsnlsslos party was indti ated by
the vote, which st I I 111 votes for
lavttaanos, as compared with II for the
caii.ii. late .,f tin- i Iovernment.
I.lkel) in inn v enlarlns.
Tha result of the elsotlun for Prssl
dent of (he Chamber ol Itgputles .i
received with lbs greatest snthuslustn
b the Urseh newspapsrs, Aftsr ii.s
Cabinet ha.i offsrsd its rsslgnstlon Pre
mier Qounsrls askeii for a few days
adioummsni of Parliament im.il tnu
present political crisis had piss .1 ThS
request was grsntsd
Previous lo the election of Ihe Presi
dent there was a lon ilia, iis-a.n as to
whether s1xt.cn PspUtlSS from north
Kpirus ami thfSS from other illatrlctg
were cut. thai to sit It n.is finally le
cldsd that Ibelr elections had noi con
formed to the law( but Hi question of
ail.lllllltIR then elect am Was postpone. I.
li is taken (or granted that King Con.
stand. IS Will ali on M Venlasloa (O
organise a new Csblnet, nd that 'cm
set. s v. ii usli fui .. shori time In which
to cons .let the s. mat, on before rspl
In.: 'I'l King did not attsnd the open-
Ing ot arlistnent Isjcauea his hsatth is
nut miiIic til I
seem- to bs as
nlglil as 1 1 ei
p. reveal anj
Ol the II. ilk, 111 situation
...... h ol a .... story to
Bulgaria has failed
deeded affection 'UI
the nihil. Rumania
ii.tinuiu, li. i tollc) of
"watchful wsttlng." msanwhlls calling
sonic extra reserves lo the ci.Ioih.
Ureece Is still struggling within hersslf,
au. I Kerbla, accotdlng i Klsh despatcthegb
is almost oonvlncsd that the massing of
Teutonlt troops on tin frontier is a
political rathe, than li mllitar) move,
vetopmenti of Impoitance durini th
day. One is the tact learned In a dee
paP l. from Cettlnje, tin- Montenegrin
capital, lhal die Ausllla.is have shown
Increased activity along the entire fron
tier of Heisegovlna. Tin- other is that
Knot Constantino of Oreece is Insisting
that the new Cabinet must continue ih
nnllcy of nrutraHt) so f ir enforced njf
that ruler on a people whu have shows
a sin.iu! daslrs io join i hi Bntentl
I '..w et s
Tile Auetrlsn activity agali i Monte,
negro Is highly sign. (lean. I. Is held
in the observers hen to indicate mora
positively than sver thai . general at.
lack on Sc. bia is intended and thai tha
A ust : ms meanwhile proiswe io nev.-at
the Montenegrins from aidlns X' I
keei ins them thoroughly upl
An itnoRlelul dcsp.it. h ! the I ...don
Str is significant if il speaks die (ruih.
The correspondent saya lhal derbla hag
at 1.ISI RgreSXl lo meet Hie delnall.li of
I ulir.i n. i foi portions of the Msrblan tsr
rltor) l'p io die prsaenl ail deapatohsg
from Nlsh have Indicated lhal die s r.
i, lan Qovernmeni would under no cir-
rumstances ugro. to thesi
possible dlpliim Id'' ll
concede tills pOlnl b
own safclv as will HI
on Serb... lo
sake of her
fan of Ihe Balkan Mates
Tin- correspondent of in.- 7.1,1... at
Klsh, telegraphing un lei date nf August
11. sai Dual da- adjust mem uf tin- diffi
culties eslatlng between ihe Balkan
stale-- is brighter. He hits been assured
in tn.- nuttiest nuiiricrs diat the HsrUan
fjotsmment will iai stuml in ihe way of
a s, ie..iy ngreemcnt, Thi agresment.
hoa'ever, must he nf a more general
character than th. mere rretlAcatlon of
the frontiers in a slnule locality.
Tin attitude of the Rumanian Oovern
msnl is Using closely watched tn Berlin,
although the Herman press insists that
Rumania is friendly to ilerman'aial i
convinced thill (he Itntnaui an I'ab, I ;h
determined nut tn alter itaafK)luy pre
vlousl) ndopisd The itcrinaus profsm
thai the) do noi feat lliimaii.il will turn
nr. us against the Teutonic allies
hal Ihe I dilArs Snt .
Tlie Berlin .oltaJsiatstosri winch ta
known lo have clossiafWIatioiis with the
Gcnnan .iuc. .cu.-ui, dsclares Rumania