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Old Aquarium to Be Art Gem.
Plans have been drawn to transform ancient
landmark into a claaaic Greek Temple.
For the idealized picture tee
next Sunday's SUN.
Fair to-day and to
Highest temperature yesterd
Detailed wenth-r. mail and murine
VOL. LXXXIL NO. 353.
NEW YORK, THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1915. omri0ht,m,ihimPrtN&wpumM0A9Metoton.
Gov. Harris First to Go In-
to Responsibility of
HINT FOR LYNCHERS
WILL FOLLOW SOON
Cobb Conntv Commission -
pi's Will Aid State Track
CROWD (JOES OVER
SCENE OF KILLING
Press ami Individuals Con
tinue to Assail Action of
the Lawless Georgians.
ATLANTA i Aug. 18. QJV, Hsrrls has
taken chargo of the investigation Into
the lynching of Leo M. Frank and
this afternoon stated that nothing
would be left undone to punish the mem
bers of the mob.
"I am inexpressibly shocked." said the
Governor. "This affair places a blot
apon the fair name of our State that
can never be wiped out. The lynching
will be run down to the bottom and every
effort within my power will be made to
arms the members of the mob to Justice.
"At the proper time 1 will offer suit
able rewards for the a; rest and convic
tion of the men, and I will urge the
Judge, the Solicitor and the Sheriff to
BBS diligent efforts to apprehend them "
ciov. Harris will first hold a con
tortnea with the members of the 1'rlson
Commission to determine whether the
fli.-i.ils and guards at the State ' prison
farm should be held responsible for si- State Bank of Camden. Ind.. for the sp
inning the mob to take Frank out of ! polntment of a receiver for the Horn
th. hands. Ha will also undsrtaks. if and Country 1'ubllahlng Company, pub
aose.lde, to a from the officials and . "aher of the Hume, and Country Slaoa
tuarrts some description of the men I BBBB. .
composing the mob. Then he will direct! 't la alleged that although toe rom
his attention to the apprehension of tha !any is capitalised at J 1.500.000 and
lo Hire sneeiai ' nuniri,
Tlie Coroner's inqueat which had b.
gun In Marietta was postponed until next
Tuesday. Special counsel will probably ,
bs i iniiloved by the Coroner to assist I
1 U,e investigation, the County Com- !
missioner of Cobb county having author-;
toad such action.
A special meeting has been held by the
Cobl. county Commiasloners. who eg- ,
pressed a determination to sift the trag- i
ady ,.,l to cooperate with the Governor. I
But there will be no action taken, it was
Stated to-day, until some definite pro- I
oedure has been decided on by State au-
Prison Ctommlaatoner Rainey, who wai
gt the prison farm at Milledseville when
the mub took Frank, aald u -day that the
grieon oflloUtla houid not be held re
Bponalble, nor would the CorumlsHionera
Who were at the farm be held reitpoii-
'The mob took everybody completely ;
by UrpHse and nobotly had a chance to 1
rM!sl " Mr Itittnnv Hp. -liti.il "Cndrr
the Clreumatanoaa I do not see how the he petition Hied to-dny they have ro
prlson OlBotall oould have done anything BUltOd In nearly the entire 11,5110,0011 liein
10 save Frank. As a matter of fact. I j re eived. part of this ainojnt belli sub
am of the opinion they could have se- p,ymnt plall by
cured I iank witliout Mr. Hurke or Mr
Hmith, who wtre in their homes, knowing- . women of wealth and WMial standing
Of it. They were absolutely noiseless. . In almost every VlttaBO and hamlet in
"Tha State farm has ulways been pro- j t,e I'nited Stales. It is estimated that
teete-i in about this way. The . W: ' about lOn.OiiO women are holders of
tines have made no appropriations with:
Which we could have fortified the placo j P"'d up stock ,-ertilleates or stock de
aiiinnst a thing of this kind. The wire ! livery contracts partially paid for.
tanoi and the building are the best that j A feature of the case which developed
could be secured for the money. No pro- t to-day was the oharaotor of the adver
Vtllon la made fdr perraancnt additional ' Using matter which mule Its appoaranea
guards " j as a result or the filing of the Indiana
i bank suit, it bears the names of Kuro-
1'oi.teiirili. of l.ynehlnH.
Thousands of lsmtcards were sold in
Atlanta lo-dny showing the body of
Frank d&nglina; Crotn the tree near
Mariaita These earda were put out by
a photographer who readied the scene
rf th' tragedy long before tin- body was
eut down. The cards are eaweily liouglit i
si 1 il said have Ik en put on sale
In other Ueorala cities. The sale of the I
rards i xcited some oppOOttlotl and coni
i1 dm aaa made to a -iing Mayor itags.
dal stop the tiaftlc,
Mr. Raaadale made an investigation I a n.n and gume protOOtOr before I'on
01 the lW on the aUbjeel and tound that ervatut c0,limlMlner pratl this after-
hii obtained a lloenaa for thai purpose,
OOUld ii"t Imj stopped
I'OHto&rdB bearing pictures of the
F ii I. lynching cannot lie sent through
th, mall. The local poet offlce Is lie
s' uk .,ii such oarda mailed here, This
was taken under tha I emilH 1 1. IM
i' bara libelous and Indecent matter I Speentierg of the ilepat-tment and on !
o- poatoarda and the outside of en- j legations of Division Chief Ed ward (ial
Vliupei and wrappers i lugher of the Ixjng Island dlclsion
No one doubts that OUv, Harris In-' aff was roproaantad by Robarl .
tend, to do what he can to bring the pytroaU, delegate to the t'onstiui-
n hers of the mob to justice, but (lonal Convention from Patohofue. He
ll'irdly any .no Isslleves that the QOV mft4e n emphatic denial or all the
I w ill lie uble to accompHsli anv - ' ,.haru Hnd I 'otnin-lssloner Pratt re
el Ueorgla believe Frank was guilty and
t lie was fairly tiieal anil OOnvlOted.
Melievlng thla, they bitterly i. minted
fiii Hlaton'i Bction in ootnmuilng rha
' i lentence and now they think
bai aim Ply met the fate which
1 i originally been juatly decreed b
oiirta. With tiie public mind in
HID a mere is nine propped iw
oiling the niembera of the mob.
11 r.-elliig against Bg-Oov. Slalon is
el) bitter and many conservative I gag under tlie rules promulgated to-day
i s are glad that he la out of the i by the new State Civil Service Commis
sion. in a prsllmlnary itatamsnl issued
Would HaVS t ailed Troop. some time ago it was announced that
nl harg. that-ll was J m Xr'll
i would bale gladly called out the "owing.
' : - ... 1 Mu ...iiMiTOHSIon inav i-efuse In eei 1 1 f v
1 ,1 I. ...... L- ii-ii wi- .in inn I III.
Contlngcg on Laii PagSi
EXTRA SENATE SESSION URGED. !
hi.-r (Inject Would
Re to Pass
Washiniiton, Aug. IS. It was learned
to-day that President Wilson will be j
urged by certain Democratic Senators to I
mil the Senate In extra session, regard
less of what he may decide about calling ,
both houses of Congress.
Those who urge the extra session want
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last Congress and others that may b
proposed, but primarily to pass clotuis.
Senators Owen and Kern are on record
In interviews as advocating an early ses
sion to Insure time to pass cloture.
Senator Owen Is now In Washington
M chairman of the special committee of j
of cloture to be reported to the full Hen- i
ate for ratification. The Democratic
leaders expect to put through the ship
ipur'n'",e nl" Hn'1 ami
I bond bill aftsr the form of the Owen-
I'ntermyer bill of the last Congress oy
the aid of cloture.
KAISER CALLS FOR GOLD
Ills Ministers I rare Nation to I urn
Over I'rrrlnns Metal.
LoMOtti Aug. Is. A desputcli from
Zurich says that the Herman Ministers
of ttie Interior and Finance have Issued
circulars calling on the people to turn !
all gold Into the bsnks. Thc Govern
ment Is to make a financial statement
10 the Budget Commission, In secret ses- j
slon st an early date, says the r'nmfc-
There Is much disquietude in dress
Ota klnS and clothing circles over the!
requisition bv the Government of all
cotton in tht country ami t lie order that
tagtilgeiBI tories are to work exclusively
for the array.
WOMEN INVESTORS OF
$1,500,000 HIT BY SUIT
Receiver for Home and Coun
try Publishing Co. Asked
on .."ifl JadaTmettti
Cincinnati. Aug. 1. A sensation re
sulted here t.-day when suit was filed
by the Farmers
nearly all of the capital stock hum been
sold to women Investors throng!.. ut the
a - Ijrai e,.,
l.iillvi pmirr, n juii,iiriii . " I
,n( BPrvl.eg f r stenographers and
prlmPrR- aWd,ded in the Municipal Cout '
of thg ott). ,n Julyi remains unpaid be-1
i,i,i. -v k, .
ro rouM foand in this Ctt L0 f 'a7Zl ZSXl' He'
Ti p,.tun aks that when a receiver ' add. -d that he hellevcd the list to be
appointed he be authorised to collect complete This Malt was sent on
' ' L,." on ,he st.k Th- -,a'( , "e" ha.; several
unpaid balances on tne sin a. nai were in lured, some of them painfull v.
. ,g lhr IUOCeaaor of a magazine l,ut he did not believe seriously. All
, ,, mmA .., i. were being . an d f r In the hospitals
formerly known as Urn and R omen, 10 p )
which a large number of religious Instl- i jlirv, ;UIVOnK the families of the officers
tutloas held stock. : and s!dlers.
r a Lv...r mmsu nf tBiM Phonlx '
Club of this eity, Lfl se: reUrj' Of the
company ; I. X IM m of 4bll ity Is
president, ami s h. vVyaa of Alton, ill.
The atook aalllng oparatlona of the
Home and Country Publishing Company
have been conducted recently almost
entirely by telegraph, and according to
I pean and American church prelates uid
I other persons prominent in business and
' social life.
CAPT. H. P. HAFF ACCUSED.
Int on ii. i. im I'luh anil lisnie
A i.ii a N r . Aug. 18. Capt, Horry P, Haff.
who rooantiy handled the Vanitie In her
trial ivces, as put on the defensive as
noon. He was charged by I'hlef I'ro
tector Llewelyn S. I.egge with neglect of
duty, disobeying Inst ructions and falsi
fying an expense account.
The charges were based on Investiga-
! (Inns conducted b Special Agent II. I .
I ... ,LJiunl.
NO JOB FOR CIGARETTE USER.
K.n.al 4 Ivll Wervlee Hut--) Nniukern
ToMKA, Kan , Aug. 1 1, Cigarette
... .,, .. si. wins ,. r. n, i,.,
:- - ..
'barred from Stale employment in Kan-
an apple i for the habitual use of In
toxicating biveragta or clguretttea.'
m H II DAT IMnnfl
1 Un oULUlLrvo
CAMP A WRECK
FIhmI Swmih Awiv iViits,
ami Houses. Wires
j ,000 SO 1,1) I I'.liS AND
Wash iNCToN. Aug. IS. The West In
dian hurricane which swept In ipon the
Texas coast demolished the t'nlted !
States military camp at Texas I'ity, near j
InlveMon. killing ten soldiers and one
I I Titian and serlousl.v injuring many
Own, Bell, ill COfWnaftd Of the forces at ,
Texas Oltfi got word through to the
War Department to-day that all of the
t amps are a total loss. Including the '
wooden structure. Not a vestige Is left
and many of the soldiers and officers
have lost all of their belongings.
BADBR. .ink of Unartermaslsr' Cirpa.
Mil. I. Kit. CRARUM B,, prime, Company
K. Tweniy-thlr'l Infantry.
RITCRBLU ALBBRT, private. Company
If, Twenty-thlr.l Infan-try.
MOORK, WILLIAM H . corporal. Compsay
M. Twenty-third lafanirT
MURPHT. JOHN J., prlvie. company K.
KlVAiiB. HKMtY l . private. Cotnpanv
M. Twenty third Infantry
AktOT, HAINAN private Cronpsn.' K.
i Twenty-third lnfnt"i.
i RBURBN PAUL A . prlva e. Company K.
I BHANKBL JOBBPH R., private, com
i pany K, Twenty-tilled Infantry.
WATSON. THOMAS A private. Company
M. Twenty third Infantry.
CIVILIAN, name not known.
Death Roll May Re I unr
Judging from the death roll at the
I T'nlted Slates military camp a.: Texas
City, officials here fear the ft ss of ilfe
' along the Texas coast mn be greater
Ulan lias been Inculcated.
! The first telegram from Gen. Ball wa
dated August 17 at 7 :2." P. M. and
was as follows :
A vl den: t opical storm of wind
and rain in progress here since noon.
Wind from northeast. S5 to 100 miles
per hour, backs up water In bay.
Camp flooded and abandoned for
safety. Tents largely detr, ycd Some
wooden structures MOO destroyed.
Cantonment" hoep:T;!T7TefftSyedT sick
personnel and prvperty suved. Tents
and hutta .iking bay front alisndoned
enrly on account of danger of water.
Kleotrlc light systems out Of com
mission. Darkness renders estimates
of luoa Imistsalble until storm sub
sides. Some injuries, but 00 dead
yet reiiorted. Galveston not definitely
heard fr m. bin: understood Twenty
elglith Infantry oamped on low ground
has abandoned camp and moved. Fur
ther report as soon as jiossible.
"Many liave lost everything. ' wired
I Qen. He'!. " ll have temporal I -ihel
ll.m- ICIIIfWI MM
ter. Much dlaoomf n. buN no aerlooa
tlffeiilig. Will provide better accom
modations ;i h soon at powHible. Only ,
serious men ti e i health, lack of water.
regervotra floXded with ilt water and.
mud. Large lenltary foroe already or-1
ggnlged iil at work. Troops now geOttr '
Ing shelter ShaM make frratultoun n
!ue to k Idlora who lout all Olothlng
whilt- gavlng anlntall and other Govern
Water 11 vr Feel Deep.
WUI another message from Gen, Hell
said (hat the storm culmtnatsj altout
mldnlifht and that the tidal wave and
ft k1 water QORtMnod OOVBrad Tea City
and the surrounding country to a depth
of 0tom three to five feet.
"Ail oampa total loea, Including
arooden rtnioturea,'1 wired bhc Qeneriil,
"Not a Veettga h ft Near bay and camp
ground HOW B lake. All public and
private property hi ump almoat a total
loss except animals, transportation and
ordnance aqulpmeni Few animals and
conalderaible ha-rncee lost, l Property of
avery deacriptlon i aosttered through
out city Floating wreckage piled up
"Violence of wind such that many
water craft of considerable size blown
and floated Into the city near the bay
Hhore. Command (rreatly mattered
Storm fe still tot. violent to accomplish
much thts morn Ins; except to rescue
women and ohlldren gnd search for the
dead and Injured
"Temporary hospital established at
the gouthern Hotel yeaterday. Moat of
the dead and Injured dleoovered and
the latter oared for last night, Most
of the BubateoUal business huiidtiiKs end
raatdeneei itood, but some wera unroofed.
eonalderabla number of small frame
butldinga were blOWtl down and floated
, into the streets, aii tha temporary
wooden bulldlnga wncked. Dlvlalon
quortermaater store, tents and properly
1 total loss.
''Department que rtarmogtera Texas
City branch store house unroofed, prop
i erty and aupplleg soaked but mostly
i usable. CttlVOrta and small brMgag gone.
Roada generally Impgaaghle, All rall
j rood, t b-phone and telegraph lines tcin-
I porarily out of commiaaion Nothing
can be heard from fjalVIBtOn.
Mmo tre II Ir..
"Number Of people are homeless and
witliout food, but there is a visible sup
ply. Will probably last until can be
replenished from Houston. Am furnish
ing food and succor to needful regard
less of stains No Immediate need out
(Jan. Hells fourth message, date.
.. a.. i a , .h
A1j ,,iounted isulions of tomiiiMnd
were so BOatterod on the night of the
storm seeking ground hlirh anOUgti to
gave the animals that they are not
nil BSSsmbled vet and It Is Impossible
to account for ull of them so far.
Msng rumors lime been coming in
reporting losses here and lliere A few
iiion- oaSUaltlsa have batn uuthentl-
oittsd among the civil population, but
It setiiiiH probable that loss of life hue
not been very great
Not possible to care for homeless
186 Persons Die in the Flood and Tidal Wave
Thai Wrecks Galveston and Texas Coast Towns;
. Loss From Fire and Storm Is $20,000,000
Five II u ml red Houses De
molished in the Isl
TIKU SANDS ARE MADE
HOMELESS BV STORM
Hoi iTO.V, Tex.. Aug IS. Twi nty
flve drowned it QalVtOtOTl and linine-
diaie vicinity, twrnty.flve at vitgmia
roin;. flfiy-llvc on the Ixnge Sam
Houston, which sank In QatVtaton
Hay; fifty-two dfOwHod it Texas L'lty.
ncludli.g ten United Slates soldiers:
six at Laporto, six at Bern brook, eight
at Morgan Coin;, seven at Hitchcock
aiui two in the suburbs of Brooklyn, a
total of lSb
This If :lie diatli list of the thr.e
days tropical storm which swept the
Gulf const, according to the aatlBiataa
of newspaper men direct from Gal
veston, but it is believed mire than
twenty-five were drowned at Galves
ton, as it is said many bodies have
been seen floating In the isty there.
More than aOO buildings were de
stroyed in Galveston. Including grain
levator near tht- waterfront ll,.
s.des these It Is estimated that at
least -'.OOli more buildings suffered
dajnage. .Although SOU feet of the
families of officers and en Meted men
In Tegaa OHy. Many officers' fam
ilies lot everything aivd n arly all
families of t .listed men lost nil. 1
am endeavoring to find a building
large enough to hold all the latter
and will organise a mess with soldiers
to care for .them temporarily al the
.fleers of remittee win ue provided
for at their expense it Houston or
elsewhen . Shall ship all families out.
Not poegt bla to bri ng irde r out of
chaos until all families haw gotten out
of Texas cit. Ample Beoommod
tlona ki Texas city and oontmunlty o
care for homeless civilian famltlea
The camp at Texas City -'ontainej
7.500 (JnHed States soldiers
Plmla I nnilllliini Had.
tiftii nifvge from On Hell, dated I amor Bdward c. sn.kes Juatlea HuahM
Hotiaton, Auaoat It, received at tiiHaieo 'iv.wi Mr st..k. H tinu if ! w.se
-.r Ileum llnent 1 11 II eveillllK. I'M I in
Rebelled Houeton 1 l'( t -d.i. Con
dlttona Imtviiteii here and Teaaa City
vory bad. Not jret hoard from Oal-
lesion, but nurtli of ihe ba) all Indi
catloM for.e of wind greater than In
ltoo, ure.it oonorota cauaewaj'e aerl
oual) damaged tbrouahoul and ie
atmyod In aoottoha.
Many demOllehad and badly .luni-
aced houeea, uprooted trees, droarned
animate and high water observed en
route Nutnbera of mounted men had
! go twenty miles inland Ihe night
of stoim to report land not covered
by water. Moat of country between
Texan Clt) and Webster mill a ahal
lo lake, salt Water.
Terrific force of wind did moat dam-
i. I..-... ,'itv ,-ait liiss anil CIMI-
, . '....iv.,1.,'. ... ih.. uvHMnidln
country. Will certainly he impossible to
reeatabllah rail communleatlon with uat
vewiini In let th.Mi a inonlli. Supplies
can roaoh there by DOS I rrom nouaioa
VlB Hliip channel. Kvery Indication very
bigii water in.Oalvsaton country, North
of bay strewn with thousands of cotton
bales from warehouses from QslVSSton.
Loss of life Is probably not greit
I Failure of dapol uuartermaeitor to sen
pOf 01 othsr bOit to Texas City in
dicates probability shipping wrecked
as formerly. Conditions In Tssaa
I City gradually resuming normal. At
request of civil authorities he took
i obiirge of police and sanitary opera.
1 tiona In city.
Lata to-night tiie War Dspartmant
rocslved further advicee oonoornlng tlui
1 mvagfa of t'ie storm ill the lulf region.
, 'l'lils news was to the effect that 1 1 1
oiunp of tha Fifteenth Brigade Was wiped
out. The ariny transport roe, rererreil
to in Usn. Hell's message above, whs
ABSINTHE SELLERS FINED.
Frt ncli 1 n f Owner J maf i
a-joo anil l.oae i mtrrn.
serial f'tthit Dfeaetea ' Tn s
Pantli Auk. 18 Two rtifp (JwnerK In
TouIouhp wer flned $2oo and tlilr rates
iloxed bei'aUHt tliey wtild ebelflthe to roi
ular l UHtomers. A Krotrii f motbera had
Informed tile BUthorltlSI of t lie Illicit
ales. The courl thanked the women
for "upholding 1 lie dignity of the con
The inaiiiifuct ure or sale ol' absinthe
was prohibited by tha Vttnob Govern
ue in last aprlng.
- . - ., .
y -ctusevvffY OF
j Virginia MfGJL VES TON
Above, the great Galveston I'liusevvay, COnnOCtinB the city with
the mainland, three hundred feet of which is reported to have been
swept away, permitting, the water from the bay to inundate the low
lands hack of the city. This causeway is two miies long and cost more
than 11,600,000m It is supported on 10,000 concrete piles. Below, a
map showing Galveston, Texas City. Houston and other places that
were damaged by the storm.
sea anil was washed out in front of
the (ialvez Hotel, th" lintel luselt illt
fersd but slight damage. 1
The property d-t mage' nt 'TilvesTon '
aaUmatad a: I10.0O9.M0 and the
carnage to crops in
as much more.
ll Texas at I
inii' of t'anaowaya t.o.
, ,, . ... Hu,u,
Both enU of th l.0,000 ciMewiy
: r,- destroyed and .. mrvwu of Mveral
thousand .t t!t ihc middle vu ;
NEVER A CANDIDATE,
SAYS JUSTICE HUGHES
Ex6ov, stokes of N't Jersey
Qnotoi riupreme Court .his
Tbbktok, x J. Aug. ltTw-juaiioe
Carles B. Iliiglie? haa refu.id in per
mit Me name to be conaldered an a lroaU
leniial cai.dK'ate ii mid, aorordlna to
a atatamenl mace in-day hy foMiier liciv-
IMUII1BM lll INI v.'in
In oilier words. Mr. Btokaa sal 1, .lu
Ilea Hugiies has put ai rist foi ail time
tile question of cutis ilertng bis name In
connection with t lie Preatdontlal candi
dacy or nomination.
Justice Huffbrs'a atatemeni was gn an
awer to a communication reci ived by him
from the li rniir i iovernor a few weeks
ago. Iti hi" lotter Mr. Slokes suggested
tiiat Justice rtuahea IhtiuIi lus nam" I"
lie us.-d upon the broad ground of bis
avallabllltyi bis duly to bis country awl
because of the confldsncs the people had
in him, '''be forme.- i iovernor Incidentally
advised Justice HUfheB inal a vaM nuia-
ber of people of New .Icim'v were anx
ious to have him run for the I'realdi ncy
Mr. Btokaa said to day that his lelier
to Justice Hughes, P'ttTtTSBtlni thai he
become a candidate was more or less
personal, partly tlue lo the tact that
tbay Wore warm personal frlemln and
ffllow iraduataa of Brown LTntveralty
Washington, Auk Is Information
timt Assodats Justice Hughes has writ
ten lo former l v. Stokes of New Jar.
sey that iimle:- no clrcumataticea will
lie wrniit tlie use of ills name for the
Republlca nomination for Prealdeni In
Ittl was received here iih disappoint
mem by ReilUblicans, many of whon.
havs been looking in the direction of
the supreme ' urt chamber for n aolU'
lion of tha part prolilenis which con
froni them next year.
S.iini of them still cling to the hop
that lie will yet lie nominated and accept.
That aay Its inuid not decline a nomina
tion for President If 't were tendered
unanimously by Ihs oonvstttlon,
Probably there has been a movement
among certain leudeis In the party to
create a sll nation In Hie convention
which would leu.l to JuatlOB HUHhee'B
nomination. This they hoped to aooom
ptlBh by encouraging a Held of favorite
one v litth would prevent no-nutation
at the outMt and leave the way Op en tOV
a dark home. Tiiey are relyliiK On
Kiowtnu Kentinient through tha country
tor MukIiuh to bring the delegate.-! inlo
line tor thla titi, it li aa44
Muny of them feel that President WIU
moii ih irrowlnn Rtronsei'i uial that if any
mall could defeat him next year that
man i Aeeootata Juatlea Huchea.
The HiiKhoK movement had receivel a
remarkable impetUH In the hint few
weeks by well iiutbentlcated reports that
I. KOOSevstl preferred hi in over othe.-
candidates msatlonsd for the Rapublloan Irttuatlon la the attitude of the King ami
nomination, and thai Ilug'heg was the the army
one man thai foi. Rooaavell could audi Tlie Ih Winer Taothlatt believes sli.it
would I enthusiastically support
- It H conceded on nil bands that .lus-
(Ice ungues s noun mil mo ivouio no more , loe noupiu.-i 'i iriiivn, irvMiiiu .i" n
to unite the Rsnubllouns n.-xt vein tiian'did tin cession of cirssk territory to
that of any other man mentioned.
4.RKAT HK.Ut M'HIM. W.I TEK.
mi ih, rut of nix ii.ci stoppered bulilta
The oil fields at BaaUBMBI suffered
much damage and other smnll towns
along the cmst sustained damage
which it is estimated Will total
Tne casualties at Virginia Point were
cautad by the collapaa of the Cauaoway
Hotel, to Which nearly 100 persons had
gone lor safetx M,ti ..f tii.ise whiles-
ped mri ,nurlM
Store than a hundred men, w-.men and
children ere marooned on Red Plah
KING TO HIS VIEWS
IfeAffl n of Poa
..i' fe6f fresef c roTaaSr
Rom a, Aug. II. Tita srs correspond.
, , , ... ..
ant Haa been Informed by a diplomatic
aOtiree that M Venlaeloa, the ;reek ex-
Premier, ii" accepted the new offer of
the prtmlarehlp upon tha condition that
Kinir Conatantlna promlae not t.i oppoee
ir'k Intervention if and when it .p-
ptNirn tppnrtutt. nof eventually terrl-
torhti concoBaloni adequately compen
s;itei by repreaentatlon In tha Balkan
Ueague, which Greece agreei to Join.
The King, Tug Wvh rorreapondent
tegyna, hai conaented to make rhanga
in the ollt f the Ohtef tf St iff iit
wet) ni to dlamlai man) military tn-
. ials who .in- known to b pro-. iernian.
The King, it is tald, did not i" l tha
proteata of tht- (jm-en, whn threatened
to go lo Herman) In the met of or
SERBS NEAR DECISION.
Sp'tin' ' tihif Dttamtch la Tar Hi v
MlSH, Aug. 1 1. 'Pile Serbian Premier.
m Podhitoh, iias returned after eon
ferri .g With Ihe r. gent and wttli ilen-
erttllaalmo Putnlh al Kragujevata. The
Cabinet cloaely exsmltied the proposals
made b ihc ButSnte Powers refBrdins
the csBslon of territory to Huigari in
potuni for th hitters military aid, and
is expected to oommunloata Its views to
ihc MviipMllitta in sicret session or
Thiiradns and K. lda
Tlie llreek crisis is follow. ,! with ml
let, Ms outcouie liemg likely lo r-
niience r.e Serbian attitude, ooneemina
i which ihere is : present a divergence
I of opld i ii It is realized thai the do-
Iclslon of the Bkupshtlna w:ii u bnasd I ctu-v afternoon, u ii-n it .is t.i degrees.!
up.m the communication from the i?l"Uhe tsmporaturs fall on an avsrags -.r i
. Inet and will lie of the utmost conga- mom than a degree an hour After
quince in ms wnoic r.aiKan sniiauon as
uell as having an important eft.
GERMAN VIEWS DIFFER.
Sgeefsf ' a'''' fieasoti to Ths si v
i.omion, vug II. Ths situation in 1
ilreeoe is followed wiili keen Interest by
th.- i lei loan preas, Ju igiiig from ths Oer- '
man papers just at hand. The l-'titnk-
furtrr rii i up think, that if Premier
VsnlBsloa forms the new fsblnel thsro
will I"' a change in policy and thai il
will probably unfavorable to Usr-
many. Tins paper adds, however, that
th.- inosl (inporiant factor in the tlrPCk
the present policy of M. Venlgslos differs
j materially from his former programme,
llulgarla. was out of the ipiestlon.
mill Winy I uistl n t i rial tin iw ,1 iiii tip tlw
KinK win uallanotnar U)a4er, probably
Hotel Collapses Oil Heads of
a Throng of Storm
MAYOR SAYS CITY
NEEDS NO ASSISTANCE
. ...v i..... ii.... r.r I
p itVtMl Ull.l VII ilint,
Th- neraona drowned on the Bam Houa
ton had Me.l 10 the barue fot ihelter
erhen the atorn br.ke over Oalveaton
Thf haavy h-;! foundered the veaael.
Ftrei which nrk out at Qalveston
were huh ranine ;t last reporta. with no
water nervloe t axUnmtlah thant Qreat
lunTering Ha reaulted from the icarclty
f drinking water.
The town has been placed under mar
tial law and the aoldlera from Port
Crockett art IwIdiiik 111 the work
While the hea vy wind haa lubalded
tii- danger In not t over. The sea la
till nniKh and the possibility of an
other heavy wind is feared, it will be
two weeks at least before railroad com"
munlcatlon can be renewed between tha
City nno the mainland. A steamer this
evsnlng brought the first peraona from
gave re1 thou aand peraona ;in home
less, hut the i ity li earing for thm. and
Mayor Platter has announced to the nut-1
side worhl that the city is Bblfl tf car
for Its sufTerers. neither noada nor tie- 1
Rlrea outalde help, and will refuae all I
audi offer.-'. The number who arri ved
hi re from the t ity is small and they re- i
port that the cltlaena will remain there
and that there will be nothing In the
nature of an eXOdUB,
IliK I.iimn of I rnps.
The !.is of crops In south and cen
tral Texas will reach at least 110,000,000,
as B( p. r cent, of th. m have been mined
The loss of the city liort facilities
Ine lieen , urinous and all kinds I
craft h ive Buffered, The United states
I rune pon MoClellan is high aground
on Pelican Inland, an artificial spi.t
I north of lialveston, Just a. ross the ship
channel, Many vessels have been cap
Ronie "laed and several are reported as de
The extent of Hie rity's tire l. ss bad
not been summed UP UXIriffht, but thr.e
Kros wrouatitt great damage on Monda;
The hurricane struck Houatoa Mon
day night, several hours after Ihe last
twii e to (lalveaton iia.l gone out. Never
I ll! "e memory or us cltasna bad Hous.
ton been so severely buffet! d 1 wind as
1 MoIt(.iy nifhl
i; u Annetrong of Morgan Point
was reecued yeaterday after clinging to
a raft for nine hours in thf storm ami
brought to iiniistoti on tin ;uk Mary
ISmlly, He lost all his pogseaaiona In
tin- atorm and feared for th life of ti
ni 'e, nyea rold eon.
a atory wf the herolem of gergt.
Pett) at Taaai City was told ton!ght.
The aoldtei Tuesday morning iwam
naarly n mile with the baby of the eg-
preaa agent M Tegaa Cit to safety, then
returned ami reacuad the mother .nil
an older child, gergt, I'ettj forinoi ly
waa connected with tha Uovernmont life
aavlng station .it italvoaton Much
pralae haa been given the Tegu ity
aoldlera for thalr conduct toward the
civilian population during tin- itorm.
COOLEST AUG. 18 IN 34 YEARS
Temperature Was '' al U o'l lock
to tin' MosalMBj;,
The cm, I weather and welcome relief
alter the heat and humidity of last we, u
together with tin. amelioration of the
plague of nii.sipiito.-s, are due to tlie
southward Journey of an area of high
barometer which had its origin in Can
ada, aooordlng lo 'tie explanation of
the Weather Bureau yesterdsj Thla
urea, which miiy have come all the Wat
from Alaska, will hold WU) for sev
eral days more, and when it gis-s will
probably lie followed b) Khowers toward
.-mi of the wi
yesterday was ihs coolest August isj
In New York since KM I. equalled the
record of that year, when the tempera
ture dropped lo degree ui n o'clook
in the 111. oning Prom t oclook on Tuaa.
,,.,,.,. , 0Wfl mark il climbed I
; bqok nearly two degrees an hour and j
I reached its maximum, "i degress, -it 31
I m The humidity dropped tn ba in
,"" " 1,0 " ' lh
i day higher than T,
The forecoat for to.qay ami to.mor.
w is fair and OontlnUfS cool, with:
sietato noHhwest to north u'lnds
KAISER WIRES THANKS
cuuKralulales on lllndenburg n
1 """' l '"
j llKlll.iN', via Amaterdain, Aug.
u,. ..a..... ... i .... i ,,. i.-,.. a u,.rsl, .1
von Hinder. burg I
"With Kovno, the nrsi and m ongesl
bulwark 111 Ihs line of llussliill tlefen
i fl1).n ,,,,,, ,.,.,.,,,., ,,.,,, pur , , .
the Kaila-i land is
j debted la the
' ' MPl'Pa to Vou
I warniaat appreciation,"
PRICE TWO CENTS.
IN NEW PERIL
Big Siege (inns Clear Path
After Costly stoiiiihijr
Advance on BieloNtnek Rail
wnj Tlircatciis to Divide
Wilna Stripped: People in
Flight Von Hindeuburg
Captures MM) (inns.
spttiai fable ItetfatfH la Tin Si -I.onpon,
Aug. II. The Russian annus
appear to ba In a mora daaparata situa-
Hon to-night than tie y have at any
time tinea tha war been. Kovno, one
of the greatest Russian fortresses, ia
loft. The outer fortifications or Hiest-
Lltovsk nre under th. Urt "f Oermany'l
dsstructivs siege pieces, wiina. far to
the east, is Is-lug Btrtppod of its Indus-
trial equipment and she civil population
in flight. Preparations for the tivaasj.
ation of BlelootOCk continue. Tlie lier
man iirtillery is all but in range of
Bielsk. a railroad town of little b's- im
portance. Novo Oeorglevak, with its
treasure of war material and its gar
rison, reported to ba clone to lno.nun,
is said to be about lo capltUlsti .
A despatch from Petrogrsd contalna
following official xtatement, given
out at Petrograd to-day .
Pet Boa sad B epprt,
fin Wedntsdsy the enemy BvlBsd H'e
Kovno (ortlflcatlona on tha left bank
of tiie Nienten. west of taoda. VVi
ale holdlim ad the fortlflcatlona on
the rlsThl bank.
in the direction ol nig.i and Jacobs
stadi there arere unsubstantlsl attacks
In the dlrsctlon of Dwlnsk Tuesday
night ami Wed needs) a Herman n-
leuipt to advance was fepUtSad
While fortifying the left bank of t lie
Nietnen ihe OermaAs lost enormously.
The right bank of the Ksi.i is In our
i oi tlie upper Narew front and !-
tween tiie Natew and the Mug on Mon
day and Tuasda) there wraa fighting
witii varying succejsea There were
ntosl obstinate attacks on the roads
to Blelostook and Ulslsk.
in t'ie iitr district, on the Hledlla
deromkha Railway, we aucceaafull)
counter attacked at.d captured a nutn
ber of machine BUI h. Th. enem) .n
obstinately attacking thi northeastern
fortifications hi Novo Qeorglsvek nnd
mslnl) the fortltlcatlonfl protecting
the railways to Mlava
iii toe upper Hug ac. I in tin Xlot i
Lips and Dnlsster districts the situs
tiou Is unchanged
h would sppear that the long pra
pared KovnoBrestlltovsk line of re
sistance .s aiiout to crumble almost be
fore its defence hat been begun. Ths
most optimistic of the British critics can
1 rind little encourugement In tin- Kussian
situation. Bvsn Ihe Petrograd de-patches
1 bint at Hi.- probability of th- fall ot
j such important polnti as Una and
I Bietostoeki BB if ofllcl illy Inaplred lo
prepare the alttea of Russia foi the
IVtalla of the fall of Kovno ore
quite meagre llespatclisn Hied In ls-ti-uhiiud
before the capitulation of the
i fortress rrfer to a Aral breach In the
forts bal ing been made, thin admitting
- a serious pi rii to tiie stronghold us a
i whole These dospatihe, show brief!)
that the Hermans after paving a csii
toll of liviw attempted to ntrr) tin fort
ress li) rush t.i.-tf-i. Km. ling i cit
method unavailing, they concentrated a
tremendous lira from the big IS-centlme
I tn auna brought to Kovno from their
I eastern fcciier arid t'ni-- razed one foil
on the left bank of the Niemen and lie v.
nig oonvefted it to a virtual duathsap
incaii.iaie .it .mi roslstance captured it
I ami penetrated t ie ni..-. f pernianstst
i lerma i
II m port
Army aroup f tlenerul Kitld Mar
hul vuii Hlndenburs i The furtrani u(
Kovnn, together with all lis fortH and
Innumerable uuantltleti of mutrliil, m-
L'lUdlni far more than 4" ruttlton, fill
Intu ir i man poaaeatiton In tin" courae
tii' tiit nlgfhl Tha fortress whm tHkan
li) Mtorni In tha face f tin moat vtub
horn if, i l.ui'f mi Hi, part of the en.
The artnlea "f flan von Hoholi au4
lien von (ittl) wit i panetmieU further
toward tlw eaai Our forpmoat eft
vishniM ait' iiproa htua the Bteloatocli
tlefora Novo leorfflevak t m further
fori n "H the northeaatarn front were
raptured h) Miorm We took ptla
ouei.s ami L'uptureil twenty cannon
Ann) group f (leneral Klejii Mar
shal I'rlnce leupolcl of Buvarla: The
left wltifl ine( with renewed wtrong re
Hlatatu'e t-ieniay in tha Kamionka
eei'tton on both alttaa of NleinlMtyuae, u
Huu and KOUtheiM! of Su-uiiat ye.e
Wr forced '-ui way ncruiM tha Kami
rjuka aectlon. The enemy waa driven
hack lo innne daleted) Our rlfhi
v inn reach el t he aoutharil hank of
Army group of Qanerul Field Mar.
Khal Von Ma kt-nscn Thin army gfOUP
has driven n enenilaN acroav tha Hug
ami Into the OUtOf poalttOIIN of the fot -
treVa of HreatUtovHk Kaat of Wlod
uwu our iroopgj penetrated ueroaa the
railway line of (HiolmHreHttltovak iit
mi ettfterl) direction
hole I, lilt' I'lireateoeil.
With liovuOi the in
'thorn i'i of tltg
line. In German