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Future of the ABC Alliance
Mexico's trouAles are only a minor factor
considered by the South American re
publics, according to an important
article in next Sunday'c SUN.
THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Fair and slightly cooler to-day; fair and
Highest temperature yesterday, 70; lowest, 58.
Detailed weather, mail Ml I marine reports on page 13.
VOL. LXXXII. NO. 365.
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NEW YORK, TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 1915. comma, ms. y tr im mm,,- nn,i puwtn$ Annum.
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Ctpture Lipsk. in Poland;
Force Invaders in Ua
lieia Nearer Border.
BXPRCT GRODNO'S FALL
BEFORE EM) OF WEEK
Gen. Von Beseler in Com
maud of Troops Before
jp il rsbfl BeefBte m Tar St n
i,m..s. Aw, 3ft. Tne Auetro-Qef"
nun offensive In Russia, Instead of abat
ing. HUM to-night to he growing In in
tensity and mope. reeterday and to
gay blow after bio Wras driven at the
Rumdans on practically tne enure leiigi"
of the battle front from Klga, to the line
mm . iu gMHMm ttno miles to i
I . ...a A- ... the official
in. r..u.. - "-
German staiemeni iu-u.j
rotreat from the northern end of)
- ... ii , ... .,,,
this long flghtlng line to Its Southern
Llpak, twenty milea east of Urodno.
wsa captured yesterday. The Russians
Ware driven from lUchodol and Sche
aaanhnarn on the eiatern border of the
Blelowleska foreat. Schereacliowo Is
thlrt-lie milea not t, least of Urest
The nridgehcad eouth of Kriedruh
atadt in the region ..f Kiga la under lire
cf the Hermans. In tin region or Kovel
there were advances made and to the
.nh the Herman and Austrian forces
are approaching l.uxk.
Tw-tiav'a Oerman statemanl saya that t
ler was last mentioned In Oerman dsS-
riab-iiea as the mllltar) Qovernor "t
Warsaw, ins presence in tin- north,
wheie Gen. von Buelon haa beer, direct-
in,, onerat ions, may inoicaic ui.n
the tleneial Staff has not been gatlsflad
with the conduct ot operations In tna.
region, it waa Von Beaeler who cap
tured Antwerp and haa slice won i
reputation for aggreael.e work in many I
Tin' rapidity and RerCSneag of the Aus- ;
liian attiwk on the leuiaining tlallciani
lront. started Friday, haa not been per
milled lo slacken, it
would apliear from I
l! Viennese reports, anu m-ii.giu mm
ltuseians In this region are Withdrawing
toward their own frontier a they light
furious rear guatd actions.
Germans Ma Bad " '
It is the renewed Oallclan campaign I
rhicli just at preeent Is eaualng the moat
inteieat anu comm. m ... . ,
lary .-riucs . .,, . . "
ide without doubt tna(,
,k. . .1, . t ..Meet involved Is til. expulsion
of all Russian forces from Austrian icr-
nturv. hut in the genet.il strategy of the
msrio-uvic they believe lliere ate indica
tions thai the Herman offensive in the
uut ,s about to end. In a word, tiny
think that as soon as the Kuaslans are
driven out of the last squat e foot of
Ateglian territory the combined Teutonic
(jr. es will he ready to reel on their vic
tories and gather new streu-tb for offen
sive movsmantl elsewhere.
Tins theory, however, is not well aup-
perted by the continued agg i aasleenaes
of tie Uerman oieratlons In tne north.
8ln. e the collapse of the Kovnn-I.it, .vsk
line of defence the Russians have not
, j .... In u.Ki.,1, In .Mt.li
tieir Tea h. Z have been forced con- j
Uaually backward, until It would appear
that tin- Hermans intend lo drive them,
If possible, Into their next prepared line
of defence, which presumably runs
tnrough DwlniBs Wllna and Plnsk to
Two Official sicnienls.
Hi.- Oeman statement says:
Army group of Field Marshal von
Indsnburg: The troops of H. n. von
Beseler are stationed In the region
aurroiinding the bridged, ad aouth of
In an engagement east of the Nle
V11 the army of Hen. von Kichhorn
n 1 isd a point nortbeaat of oitta.
An additional 1.(00 prisoners and
1 ae.t; cannon were captured.
in the direction of Qrottto the town
ef Upak, on the Bobr Hiver, was
laki by storm, and the enemy forced
to surrender The IVIdra, a tributary
of :iie dukelka, was oroaaod by our
The eastern border of the for-st
ilrectl) east of BUUyatok has been
lea i:e-l ill several points.
Arm group of Prince Leopold: In
tli. 1: , lowleaka forest fighting goes on
for poass salon of the croaalng over
the upper Narew. Herman and Aus-tro-Hungarian
t roops, under Hen. von
Woyrch, dr..e the enemy out of his
BOSItlun al Suehodol, on Ihe eastern
benlet ..f be forest and at Siheres
cboao, and ate now closely pursuing
Army grOUP of Fltld Marshal von
Mai kenien in order i" render possi
ble he r.tnat ,.f their rear guard
dlvialona through the marsh district
the Rusalani mads a stand once mere
yesterday on ths line in the KoddUDno
district, south of Kohl 111. They were
lefeatsd, although I hey brougni back
Slid threw into Ihe battle some divi
sions which pri Vioualy had been fall
The official Aualrlan stalemenl, for-
Wsrdeii by aay of Amsterdam, la as
Tin- armies .f Qenerala Pflanaeri
B and Rothmer have advanced to
the Htrypa River AH efforts of the
Russians to stop our pursuit Were re
PUlae Htubbom resistance had to
s in,, Ken at the lower Kon.pica
'i troops .if Osn. Bbehm-BratoHl
' tered strongl) defended po
sh .1st of Blooaow and on the
Bis kamlen line across Topon.w to
iladslechow The ItuHsiana wen re
Pw si ,,t sevi r;il points on this front.
It V'olhynla we Katned ground on
"' Hue toward 'l.uxk. Swllliuchy
nd oilier plucea stubbornly defended
) 1 . Ruaalana were taken.
a ..1 .. Hungarian troops righting in
hi 1 sluwlsskg region defeated Ilia
" ma 11e.1t grhereachowOi and are
1 il toward Pruabany
I'' 1 'he fai'l that the Herman
Coatmaed on Thud Piipr.
daughter weds despite JTIRPITZ TO TEMPER 'BRITAIN TO LET U. S.
LUMMlbblUNbR oJVll 1 H pddm am it da at uj ad pdt pud mam ilAAfiQi
MflrriM Kernm ReeiAn. v.mi.o
Announcement wae made ygglgfttay of
the marriage USBl Wednesday or Mis
BtargBWBt Sinclair Smith, daughter of
Mr. anil lira, It. A. C, Smith, to Kerner
Caaton. a New York lawyer. The mar
riage took pliu-e at Noroton, Conn., and
wa performed by the Rev. Hiram Van
Kirk In St. Iaikea Church there.
It wasn't exactly an eloiement. sun
000,1 ,''"ni"ionr mim, n bride's
father, over the telephone last night
telephone laat night
from In fouivtry home at HTeenwloh.
Ponn., although Ue Mated announoe
nient anil the fact that there had been
no previous word of Miw Smith s en
gagement led to that belief Mr. Smith
"1 wouldn't call It an elopement. Mr.
Canton ami my daughter bad been en
gage.1, for a year or a year and a half,
but It hadn't been made public bm-auee
I bail not given my consent. I hud put
embargo on the wedding Thev
w. mted the embargo Inlien off aitd 1
wanted them to wait until later In the
fall, but you know the ways of young
"1 Wua UD in the Ailirmshick. on the
day tliey got married at Noroton. 1
didn't get back here until Sunday, and
t'la te.ison wii the announce-
. ,ne marr,e WH" mM u"
,v r,aaion ia a laayer.at a.
Broadway. Me Is alaut 32 years old.
Mia home In New York la at 124 West
Wghty.,Ul street, wheie It as -aid
last niht thai he was on his areddlMI
trip." He is a Kraduate of tne Columbia
Lasy Be hoot, ami is vlea'peealdant and
director of three companies, the Cali
fornia Petroleum Corporation, the Mex
ican Petroleum Company. Ltd,! of Data"
KERN LEADS ATTACK
ON BIG DEFENCE PLAN
senate Leader Joined by House
chief Kttehln Against
calls AT WHITE HOUSE
asiiiniiton, Aug. 3ft. Administra
tion officials let it lie known to-day that
as aoon as the Arabic crisis ipay be con-
sidered as settled ('resident Wilson will
concentrate hu attention on the national
defence programme, t
It Is known already that the President ,
ami his advlers are giving careful eon-
! slderation to the subject of army and j
navy Incteaaea, It is understood that
HtronK pressure is being exerted upon
.v,ioiirtinn to admit a conserva-
, .1.. ,i..1 a.
ine cuise in ....'i.m "e -
fence policy. This was Indicated to-ilay
by a statement made by Senator Kern of
Indiana, Democratic leader of the Sen
ate, who waa a caller at the White
Senator Kern declared emphatically
.i.. .h. ..niin,..,i f the neonle In his
section of the country was aitainst the
expenditure of ft0,0d0,00fl On army and
navy increases He said he thought that
this statement applied with like force to
the sentiment east of the Alleghany
Mr. Kern's utterance attracted much
attention amonK persons who are closely
watching development, .regarding the m.
tlonal defence policy, for it has come to
be accepted generally In well informed
circles here that the recommendations
about to be submitted to President Wil
son by Secretary Daniels and Secretary
Hart is. in would call for the expenditure
of approximately the amount named.
The Senator would not give his utter
ances tangible form In respeCl of the
number of warships or of the slxe of the
army Increases which should be author
tied. He merely declared his opposition
ana that of his constituents to a nig
army und navy programme. He ienee.i
that they would opimse nny appropria
tions for a considerable numlier of aupei -dreadnought-
He said the ardor for a
"big" navy does not exceed the ardor for
war In Indiana.
.... ., h cont inueil. "we
do not believe that al the end of this
war. when all of the belligerent natlona
have spent their strength, we need to
I fear that any one of tneni win sen..
I men 3.001) miles acroae the Atlantic
! lie. .an to overrun this country of ours"
The utterances or tile majority leaner
of the Senate are in accord with the
view expressed by licprcsentatlve Claude
Kltohln of North Carolina, who Is slated
10 auccee.1 Senator-elect l.'nderwood In
the lliiuae li-adersh.p.
Since the President auth. nixed the an-
nounoament from the WhltS House more
j than a month ago which was a.-cepted
by the y)Utitr iui an earnest of his ,'om-
i mltmont to a programme of adequate
army and navy development tnet.
have been Increasing evidences in add'
tion to the pronouncements from the
majority leaders of Congress that the
Administration has a hard task liefore
ii In nushing Us programme to enact
In the mi del of these recurrent reports
as to public sentiment President Wilson
I Is finding it hard to steer a ateady
1 Tin. i. r.l Whlcl mes fn in a high
Official source, however, la that the Pies-
i idenl haa " wavered beoauae of these
discouragements and that he Is pre-
pared to "go through" with the policy
he Indicated In the While House an
nouncement of Jtliy 23.
HOUSE STORY ANGERS WILSON
...laiicious BalsehatMl" Is lbs
While House 4 ni.ooiicemelll.
Wahiiimiiton. Aug 3ii
Wilson authorised a While House official
to say to-day that the story or an at-
laged break between tin- President and
Col K. M. House "wria a wilful and
malicious falsehood and the man who
wrote II knew II was a wilful and mull- i
clous falsel 1 "
Karller In the day the White House .
had i haiactcrlsed tins slnry as pun
Th.-se were perhaps Ihe vigor-
nuslv phrased chai n, terisa I inns Hist
,ive come from the White House during
Preeldenl Wilson's AdatlalslrallM.
I" cggggaW ggggggggi
.a'lt v I ' rtilrr w rnni A I in Iff
Mrs. Kerner Easton.
the Petroleum Transport
i .j l . . ... ....I.. .w m .
. .-m 1 1 m it tl .ii m is, lis Hint ' I
and M.S. BaStnn pent Sunday at blsbowed to the Chancellors theories anu
home in IS. r-enwioh, and that the DM I
sorted on edd!t
tour, be OMn 1
know just a here
.Mrs r.astivi s 'lie sc-nnil (laugmer
of Mr and Mrs Smith. She was abroad
with her father In the rammer of I '.'1 4.,
when the I lock Commissioner and mam ,
-. . . , .
other Americans weie strande-l In j
southern Burop, The. came back to
Na York on AUgual 24. 1IM4. on the
Italian steamer frmcipe dl I 'd :ne, ,
which had been .bartend bj American
HOPE TO FIND F-4'S
31 BODIES INTACT
NaVV Offiriills Have the Sub-
marine n Pontoons at
XF.N RECORD IN 8ALVA0E
IV ASH t KOTOIf, Aug Id. Officials of
ths Navy Department await with great
Interest reports from Honolulu relative
... It,., ..nn.lltlr,,. ,,f ti.tdteS
. . .. . . ,.
wreosi OI tne s.inniarine r-, wn.cn sa.m
in Hawaiian waters on March fa,
The boat has been llfteil to the sur
face and now lies on pontoons secured
to the otiarantlne dock at Honolulu.
This Is the firs I tune that bodies lime
ever been lifted from a depth of :ihij
feet In water.
Naval SXpertS have Iwo theories as
to the condition of ihe bodies in the
submarine line Is that they may have
been preserved by a sort of chlorine
gas. generated by a union of salt water
with sulphuric acid from the boat's
batteries The other Is that marine life
may have entered the boat, in which
event it Is expected that It will be Im
possible to recognize the remains of any
of the thirty-One men who
; lives In the disaster
The Navy Department hag received s
InnK report on the salvage operations
that resulted In the wreck being brought
to the surface The work waa begun mi
March IB, Ihe day the loss eras reported
to the naval commander at Honolulu.
It waa continued with great energy
despite many difficulties.
The boat was repeatedly lifted a
short distance, only to break from the
1 ables that were placed about the sub
marine by expert divers. The dead
weight lifted was ISO tons.
For two montha after the beginning
of the operations the wreckers worked
apparently with little hope of success.
Rear Admiral Bouah, win. succeeded
(tear Admiral Moore lu command of
the Pearl Harbor station, gives credit
to Admiral Moore. Naval Constructor
Purer and Ldeut. C VI Smith, and the
divers associated with them for the suc
cess of the salvage operations.
Admiral Bough's report Is in pan as
"tin May 22 the F-4 was raised neatly
1H6 feel ami the next day she was raised
some llftv feet more. As she was raised
each day she was towe.i into shallower
water. SO that in ease of ti.nl weather or
parting of gear she might not g.i hack 10
til, 'Inn feet depth
"'I'lkiu U'nu , .1, , I 1 . , , 1 ., I V llH.,.:ir,i
the boat was lying originally upon a very
eteep slope. virtually a submerged
mountalnatde, After the boat had been
raised to within about fifty feet of the
surface rough weather attain delayed
operations and some lines were snapped,
I. ut she was now within easy diving dls-
,. f tli. s, f, e an uld be thor-
ouffhly examined by (tivem
"Upon thin examination the condition
of the boat wan found t. he mich that
Naval COfietttietSf Ktirar oOMridertd
there wouhl he undue ink .ii attempting '
to com) lete th' W0V with the appliance,
ut hand and recommended that pon
toona hi- uonatructed and used t n-
plete the lift "
a further repoit on the ftMiiittion of
the mbmarlne and the bodlai aboard is i
expected t the Departmenl to-morrow.
TO ENLARGE RUSSIAN CABINET
III VI embers lo He 4ild.il lo Vlnke
ii 4iore Bepreeewtallve.
UondoNi Aug. 10 a I'etrograd dea-
patch says that Ihe Itusslan Cabinet is
to be enlarged by leu members, five
from the Duma and live from Ihe coun
cil of the Umpire, The plan has been
tentatively agreed upon In an endeavor
i. . make the Government more repre
sentative of the people.
Various schemes have been suggested,
says the despatch, by which the Cabinet
and Ihe Duma might work In greater
unison. A conditional Hal of the new
cabinet members has been drawn up,
U. OF P.'S EX-COACH PROMOTED.
VI. I.. . M. -Lulls l.narlled I'... bu
ll.,,, i. . Hrltlsh l.li'llleiiailt,
Igasatl FaMg Heaps' '" ' "K ' v
laisooN, Aug 3o -Vivian Nick. .lis,
former poach of the crew of the l!nl
Veraltyf OI Pennsylvania, now arvina
wiin ins ......e..
has been gaxcttcd piobaliunai) Usui, n-
I ant ..f artltlsry,
UDnniAii u Duni iinn
Chancellor Wins Admiral's
Consent to Modification
WANT GOOD WILL OF t. 8.
Navy Head Airniiis, Disavowal
of Submarine Campaign
Kniscr n Mediator.
Hollweg's Motley, the kenote of which,
I briefly put. Is "Keep at peace with ths I
t'nlted Slates, appears t" Have B,nw I
the upper band and Is expected to wind
up the !erman-Ainerlcan controversy I
over the Arable's sinking and over the i
entire submarine warfare qusgtlon. mak-
Ing It a closed Incident to the complete
satisfaction of the t'nlted States
a rand Admiral von Tirpltl. the
fnther of the Herman navy" and In-
jstlgator of the Herman submarine cam
! palgn. after long remonstrance BfSlnsI
l ,.n mnelllallon has nnan
has Ui u n, understood altnOUgrn un-
oafldally only that he. too. Is strongly
. - m rulher
the reestabllshment. of friendly relations
between America and Hermany.
,,., ..i,.,,,,. , :.iiie about at
,,, rnv.ir ,,r a , in ,,, i m m i .
H . . nrilksbn at
a conference with I-.mperor WHhelm at
the latter s headouar,.- In 1 e as .
theatre of war. from win. h
lor and the (trend Admh-"1
returned foreign .""
attended the meeting. in
himself. II is believed, acted as
mediator" between Hie i iiancenoi
the Chi f of hi
navy. nnait orniKo'a
There Is one point on will, h Von rir
pitx Is still holding out an, I on which no
argument ha- been able to convince him
thus tar He docs not favor a formal dis
avowal b) Oermanj f the sinking of
. - , , 1. Im ,-Oltilirc-
tllc AnaOH., Ills
uch a disavowal mail.
" repudiation of hia submarine
This qUtStltm, however, as to whether.
(lermany shall or snait not oisavuw '
A rallies destruction hinges upon the
nature of the report of tin' submarine
commander who sank the Arabic.
In the meantime the winning over or
Orand Admiral von Tirpitr. t the Phan
oellor'a conciliatory policy is considered
a vital victory 1 1 is pointed out by
-ome. with reference to the Admiral I
attitude, that the "human element"
n.uat not be entirely Ignored With
(iernianvs powerful navy compieiei,
tinttbd up because of the Hrlllsh fleet s
it Is explaineu. me n con-
tliiiiaiice of the submarine
robbing the Herman navy
chief of his most effective weapon
and this, after nearly a half century's
arduous preparation. Is a bard pill for
him to swallow.
SAY BERLIN LOST RIGHT
TO I'ROTKST BLOCKADE
tt 1)1-4. I.rnilera Hid .cri.im Mel
He tVllrH I. ' OVa expense.
Sprnal CeAM DfVOfl' Id Tllf gBS
Landom, Aug. 3n -The foreign Office,
nmentlng on the Judgments of Ihe
Herman prlae courts in the case of the
Dutch ships Maria and Batavier Plfth,
gayi in effect that the court was guided
by the Oerman naval staff s description
Of the Hrltlsh pints that are to be re
Kar.bd us fortified or as b.isea for
operations. The naval staff also ruled
that It would be ImDOBSlbls to prove that
conditional contraband consigned to such
pons would not eventually he bought
for military use and that for this reason
it must he condemned.
The ihtiiy afnil says in connection
with this subject, as well as to iier-
many'a difficulty with America, that it
Is unlikely that President Wilson will
lend hlmaelf to the compromise offered
by Qermany in agreeing to abandon her
submarine pollc) if Washington will use
its good offices to modify the British
Orders in COUncll, The paper say- that
if President Wilson did attempt to In
fluence 'Ireat Hritaln as desired b) ' '.ei -many
the British dovernmenl could no:
afford to entertain his proposals
Ttie Borelgn Office statement practi
cally maintains that the Oerman prise
1 court will hold any British port a baas
for military operations. ,.r a- fortified
place, and that any wheat destined for
. tireat Britain will therefore be treated
as absolute contraband, In other words.
Germany has forfoliod ail right to pro
test against the British blockade. But
aside from all arguments the attitude .if
1 the Foreign Office is that i lermany must
with Ihe United States
in at her own expense,
STANDS BY U HO AT MEN
I ... . . ..
I ""hl " "ru" X "" V.rtU I.
iioIiiihh out n f'laeh r.iieneti
WABHINOTOKi Aug, il" W hile Wasll-
Inglon officials are waiting for the ie-
port from the German Government on
the sinking of the Arabic interest Is
centred chiefly In reports that then- is i
difference of opinion between Von Beth-
mann-Hollweg, the Uerman chancellor,
and Grand Admiral von Tlrplts as to
the course that Is to be pilrsiieil
Secretary Lansing n lied a despatch
this afternoon from Ambassador Gerard
at Berlin, and there is aooil reason lo
beii.vs that it contained information as
to this difference,
The understanding hr Is that Ad
miral von Tlrplts ami the German Chan
cellor tire agreed on the desir i hllity of
settling ihe controversy with the United
suites and maintaining peace. The point
on which they differ, according In the
reports thai have reach, .1 Washington.
is in regard to disciplining the Oerman
auomaniia ... ............ . . ,, ... s oui
ii, i.i ..e.. ......
ing ..f th.. Arable.
Ad.nltal von TlrpRS it is sanl. is
hoI t'ltoUH of the effCCte of mit'ti n ft Hu
up.,,, commanders of Oern,,.., .ubmar
i, ... , ,,,,! .., ,i, , ,, .
it win not have a demoralising sflec
,., . ...l...... r V...
Tin- belief here is that the .liffe i , , , s
f no. i lielween I Ii,. Clian.ell a
the Admiralty will not have .1 torioui
effe, the settlement of the submsrlns
controversy, unuerwear, iuk run. curpei in.nimx win
The German Ambaaagdor has left also he affected."
Washington and will not return until ths I Ueorg McCariy, preslileni of the
report on the Arabic h is been received tnlllne and Batraci Comiiany,
As soon aa II Is al ha il Dial oise will Bald lO-dS) that the SlIUBtlOn n be
lie settled, then the LualtaillS .use and coming veil aeriOUS and that the Hist
the 1. of guiiiautesa aa lo the
future will be taken up.
uli UDixninn uuwo
'Shipment! Worth Millions on
Kottrrdnm Hocks to Hr
WILL BE GREAT RELIEF
Action Tnkcn to Tndicntc Tlint
Knirland Mcsircs to Pla
cate A mcricans.
Wasiiimitom. Aug 3ft Or-at Britain
has given assurances to the t'nlted
state, that a large quantity of good of
Ogrmsn and Austrian manufacture
contracted for by American Importera
prior to March 2. when the British
,,r,,.r, )n ,.,)undi became effectlre, will
,,, (, r,.easel for shipment to tins
Most of these goods, said to be valued
at several million dollars, and m.ide up
of chemicals, dyestuff, pharmaceutical
artlclse and Christmas toys, lie on the
ci .cka at Rotterdam. Whether or not J
the concession about to be made by
Urent Britain will apply only to the j
gnods at Rotterdam "r be extended 10 1
goods contracted for that are st II at the
factory Is tiot definitely known.
An effort will be made by this Covern- 1
menl 10 peraua Ureal llrltaln to per- i
inlt the shipment of all Oerman and
Austrian g.iods contracted for prior to
March 2. Whether actual del. very has
been mule i. the docks or not
4 Belief Importer..
The concession UlUS promised by
(treat Britain iii he a great relief to,
American Importing houses. The con
signments in Question are. 111 the main.
articles that are urgently needed in the
I'tnted States For example, it s said
th.it great quantities of oerman toya I
are Involved an i that failure of deliv-
- sneti sliiliiiienl s w.inld el.i.nslv
- -- ,
afreet the nollda) trade of many mer
chants Tin action of Hieat Britain la making i
this concession is regarded as signifl
canl by Washington ofllctale. It is take 1
as . vldence that (I res I llrltaln Is anx
ious to placate commercial interests In
the 1'nited states ami la prepared t. go
a considerable distance in making con
. 'n the general question of Hrltlsh In-!
lerference with American trade, which !
Is about to l.e threshed out In diplomatic i
corre.spuiitie tics, the feeling 111 Washing- I
ton has been that Hreat Iftitain would
tie obliged to give serious consideration j
10 tin protests of this Hovernment. and
the developments In advance of the
actual diplomatic et.hanges are re- 1
gar. led hete as enOOUraglng signs
The fact that Hreat Britain has de-
elded to lift the blockade to the extent
Indicated was communicated to-oay to i
the State Department by Sir Cecil
prlng-Rlce. the British tmbaeaador
ill'- . 111 tmr riiin'ii .11 itn 1 " cm c
nir-nt it espial!) tlu MtUft f the COII ;
r'!-jtitnH n far 4fttrtnlnM upon, whii'h, ;
lie tniii. vro Intendtd IfttVly to ;
tht comtilAlnta f AtnefeCAti lttipoftfti
tint iheli ChrtottntM tr.i v- in riiitiAced
; h fa i In to obtain K"OiIx tnaiif In
m i many urirt Austria f ir which ron-
trBCtl wir nunlc many nHMthl MO.
The AinbaaMdor! notld that Hreat
Britain ! rtlipo d to permit deliv
ry of soodi ptirchaeed in Qentiatty
Aiietrla before the blockade became ef
I fecttve It the result i representational
made by t he Pecreter) f Rtst
it arai hroiiKhi to thr
.tteiilii.il of the
Department that epsctal attorneye repre
ssntlnfl broken In thr United Vtatai had
fTec. ) the relefine of a ho tit $Himi,imio
Worth of sotnlc Upon tlie presentation of
evidence that oontracte eera made for
them loi k before the Brltleh blockade
w ent into effect
llenio.nl of It ,i r.l - I. I
The Brltlah aul In.t ities had prexiously
declined to enter int.. Informal negotia
tions with th. trade advisers of the De
partment lu any cases Involving ship
ments suspended as the result of tli
blockade When tins OOVernmCM learne I
,111.11 private interests had been aucecsja
i ful lu having such gOOdl released the
I matter was taken up with London. A '-
eordlnglyi aaaurancee have been gu,.u
by the Brltlah Ambassador that he will
consider W'itii the trad advisets of the
liepattmeiit any cases where the Brltiatl
orders In council have cause 1 "undue
hardships to American commerce "
Importera Wjlo are interested III goods
,,i Herman ano Austrian origin thai wars
purchased prim- to March 2 may submit
! proof to the British Rmbaaay as to con
ditions of eontrat I.
A atatsmsnl was is-ueil at the Britlsrl
Bmbaaa) to-day in winch it was declared
.that Qreai Britain was not responelble
i for delays In the shipment of chemicals
as alleged by German agents The state
"April 21 a formal ludiee was issue I
by the British Government that they
Would allow vessels cariylng two ahi -ments
of dyestUfTs, which were paid for
b deliver in German of eartatn cotton
cargoes, to pass without Interference
provided Ihe vessel sailed under a neu
tral Rag, that the shipments weie made
from Rotterdam end the dyeatuffa con
signed to the gecretar of Commerce for
.lislril.iillon directly to the textile in-
duatry This offer, whloh wai lefueed
b (lermany. still b..iis good."
CRISIS IX PHILADELPHIA
1 ..(..... m, l.nar W ..il. I i.less Dye.
I'll 11. AIU--1 nit ia. Aug :in L'nlsss the
general Investlgfatore of Ihe Department
Of Commerce, now at work in New York,
line soine way of lelieving the scarcity
, ,)f ,W.turfs. due to the war itnd the ma-
,.ul,aii,,iis of speculators, approximate!)
.... , , . ,.;. ,
,,., , phft(e,,hlt, wllhln
. 1 " i i 1 1 t - 4
' ,, " -""' of th.
Miisli't Dyers Assorliitlon, sain to-day
i -ah Uys manufacturers in tins pari of
, "'" '", are faei running out of ma-
tennis Soon people w ill have lo Wear
nun., while things iii Philadelphia
about i. lien are employed in .he
lactones But the die factories are not
1 Iv factories thai win be affected,
Induetrlss such as hosiery,
"r the real might see thousands out
a a i L?f 1
JTX1VLS LJKSJJl-tJf UAJr xvvva
A xSaTJJJJBBB aejJJBWsggaeaaiH
Coprruht by Aassrleaa Pre-- Aisoeislion
From his most recent photograph, taken while presiding over the Con
stitutional Convention at Albany.
RICH MAN IS ARRESTED
FOR LARGE FORGERIES
Barnhardt, npim-ril in st.
Louis. Said t Have Ncttod
si. 0110. 000 in 20 Year.
K.xs.s Citt. Mo. tug so -James
Haiiihai.lt was arrested in St. UUUI to
day by four detectives on ch irgi - ..f big
foigeri.a extending over a long period
Ills wife was with him at the time, and
when taken Bar. h.irdt sa d h- fol
lowed his captors i
"Well. .bar. I guess this i about
the end "
Tin. detectives sjy that i
rest of I l.i n llll ! Ut I . lei .1 si .
teen vears thev have capturea trie nmi
daring, astute mid BUOceaafUl criminal
the I'lllt.sl St (tea l n. pi iw.i. '.
ft, has confessed fraUOUISIII
tranaactlnns which raienu w.ei
,n:,i- all, I Wll'-l loi'
vara init city m ihs country
been ai rested onl)
once ri iirnvai
Waukesha He I
to be v
l..i vears . II llll.ll.lt 11 i
a tine home in Correal City. Ark., where
l was the leading citl.en "t ' "' I""'1
and due. tot i" the I. UK''-' Lank
For 1 1 s Bernhardt
odloal trips ovei the count n ena re
turned ea. h time with i houBa ml.- of dol
lar! The police charaa that on age i .r
these trips be obtained large loans on
v. ".loiin W Kline" H.n Hba
to have appeared ere m IHS and rep-
resented himself IS a man of independent
means He got i !" aah loan.
The d I he put ut. as securit proved i
forger) and Kline was arrested m t
forget . '"I grana 1 1 1 en n.
Ullty to the latter mid served
IWo Ve.lls III SHIIIS P I-""
Barnhardt sought owners of valuable
real aetata and told them be wanted to
buy propei t on the pretence that he
wished p. Investigate the tlttea in- would
Obtain th-' warranty deed. Then a clever
forger) of the document would be made,
and Harnhardt would appear in a nearby
community and negotiate the loan The
system has netted tin prisoner
that i ,000,000, the police asy.
FRANCE WILL EXPORT WINE
411 tilled ...... trie and Ibe 1 .
ii. fiei product 11 s 1 aval.
gaerfel '''' Despelrtl to Tmi Si-
London, Aug 10.- The apiieiil to
Prance from the British win.- importer
thai Ihe prohibition against the exporta
tion f wines to Great Britain be raised
has met with quit k response
Word came to-day thai In. ; rohlbltlon
I- not to he exerted against nil)' Of th
atlUs of Prance or agnlnsi Amsrlcu.
CHEAPER WINES FOR N Y.
4 nil it
r.xccpi 1 ham"
10 Hn. 11
I win list lis
Callforn h .
l.e.liii.-e ami wines from
.helper rat.- of frans-
heretofore. but not Its
The llrlel'sl ilc 1 ouillli
haa Just approved the application of lit
Southern i'. i. in. und dnnin V lo mak.
a joint nil 'In flit irll products re
beupul'l tovvtiH on ihe
Ifi tents a huniltod.
Tht permission i vranted tiitdr i'1'
auiborH) llvaii . the e imQileeloti In
Meet ion 4 of t iie Inter m: ale i nim r e
ait lo permit .1 lower rite tot Hie
ihroiiKh iiaul than i .h.irniii for the
lot al ptilutM when it Is liaceeaai
n-eet water competition The rate in
tofoie nae boon 58 cental hundred.
vvm v I iWt-H
U. S. SHIPS IN FOREIGN
TRADE NEAR 1863 MARK
WkkpIh Rcjrlatcrod Xumber -,
Til!!. France and Sonay
Reliiff Closely Pressed.
Washington, Aug 10, The American
flu.' now Moats over more ships In the
foreign trade than at any other time
sine- ISM, ..ml tiie t'nlted States is
pressing rloae on Branca and Norway
as a mar. tune nation.
figures made nublic to-dey by the
Departmenl of Commerce show a record
, Increase In American shipping for the
..n en, led June "0 i mi that date there
.;,. registered in the foreign trade
:,7 stops, totalling l.lll.TTS gross tons,
an .n i. as. of 1(3 snips ami TIT, HI tons
for the year.
Practically nil Ihe increases are due
to tii, new American registry law As-
-i-t.ini gecretar) gweet .f the Depart
j men: of Commerce aald to-day:
I "This is about triple the increase In
registered tonnage for any previous year
In Ainerlcat history, our registered ton
t.age la tiow iiiii. h greater than at any
time since ISH, win n We had 2,021.114
gross tons in. foreign trade, is la
n an..- limes more efficient, however, as
Hi. steam tonnage now amonnts to I,
173,4)37 groaa, inic in ISH it amounted
la onl) 1 13,21 . tons.
"The in. lease from the time of the
..is. m,. of tiie registry eel of August
IV I'M I. !.. June 13, 1 ! 1 " . w is so r.ipid
I tint tonnage under the American fag
now employed in foreign trade is nearly
equal t. such tonnage under the Prenen
or Norwegian flag. British tonnage of
ionise is more than t nfn .1 greater,"
CiOVERNOR ACCUSES WILSON.
Carlson Rae I'reelaVat Woeked
uiii ot i oliirado uiitin.
the intents of tne 1
Just let . rl former
. I'resideiit Wilson,
deral liepartment f
ileteci , e agon. ami
the I tilted Mine Workers are onargaa
by 0o4' Carlson and l.tout -Col, B. J
Boughioii of the Colorado Nadloiuvl
tluard with i-onaplrtng to prevent enlist
menl of men in the iirganlnalion.
Tiie nharge was made after a military
.c.ir-t of inquiry waa appointed by the
1 Inventor to InveeKlgat accusations of
graft, misuse of Suite funds and prop
erty and other grave complaints agjainat
nfltcers ..t' the guard, including Hen.
spe. ii.iiin n the ohio!! mouthpiece of
low Carlson. Houghton asserts thut
Major c i Kiiiott. former Adjutant-
ileneral of West Virginia, was -ent her.1
p. prevent the re.a'ganlaation .f the
guard. Houghton that made It known
from papers alleged 1.. have been seised
by detectives Rial Pres. lent Wilson ap
peared to have been communicating w ith
mine workers and aiding and allotting
their efforts to hall Booaaglana to the
RIDDLE TO ARM RIELE CLASS.
Heads H04 enseal for rlallstlng
SO, IMMI In llele.iee 4 .- .
Pn ii tpgl.pillA, Aug 30 Tiie Hist or
ganiactl religious movement In ihe
I'lutcl SI it.-s lo provide
fanes organisation will be launched
this city tills Wi'SK when the directors of
' uie Drexel Blddie Bible classes will an
nounce th.lr il. 111- for training their
j members along military lines.
The Idea, according In Anthony .?.
i Drexel Riddle, father of the movement,
is to form ihe mllltar) organisation rot
pea, r pitiponey- rather than for var ami.
,t w.n rover v".tn nu'inlu r of tiie
Mihle cluesei in thltiy Htattf of (he
en on Thoucaudi of pledgee have be n
ent Bmoni tin t hui ohes.
V ivr II 1 1
Kx-Spiiator rDpnouncci) As
tocracj of Piatt, Hill
PUBLIC MLL X0T BE
FOOLED ANY L0X0ER
Appeal for Short Ballot ami
BIG PAYROLLS SHOW
HAND OF PATRONAGE
All Wrong That Govern
ment Not of the People
AI.BAXV. nl 1
.. Bt. the TMM
I 11 cad a I .
r a m d -
...rut tor the short ballot anil ce-
iraHaatlaa -r Met i he leaver-
,.a nd.nn I nal n-
aaaie o'ciocu Ikla maealaa.
At.BANT. Aug. 30 -Castlg.tilig politi
cal i.o-aes and detioun. ing invisible gov
eminent In what charactertaed by
Henry I- itlmeon as one of the m et
remarkable speeches of I, Ife, B1ISMI
Boot after a br illiant defence of I lie
short ballot and the Tanner plan 10 ie
orginlxe the Stale goyeininent decll .ted
to-.lv that he would feel tt a BttllMJ
climax to his public career if I u.d
help the people to establish visible gov
ernment .11 the State of New ork.
"There is a plain old houee in the
i h.Us of Oneida, overlooking the valley
of the Mohawk, where truth and honor
dwelt in my youth, con. llllic.1 .... .....
pmlnl) showing ins deep reeling. "When
1 go back there. SS 1 am about to go.
to spend my declining years, i mean to
i ... Ika f.ennir that 1 can say .
! have not failed to speak and to BC
I uMnianM witn the lessons tiia
i learned there from the God of my
fa'hers. God gran! that this oppor
I tututy for service to our country and
our State may not be neglected by my
I of the men in this convention (or w liom
I I feel so deep a friendship:"
I The delegate! listened to the speech
with attention and prolonged applause
I greeted Its conclusion. Visitoi crowded
the eallei.ee and the floor of the As-
s. mbiy Chamber, many of them having
waited all day long for Senator Root to
v iiio.. H. OppoalltoM,
It was plain that he made .. profound
Impression upon iht delegatea, and .en
the opponents of the short ballot and ths
Tanner plan admitted afterward that
their opposition would be futile.
Th.- denunciation of past political
bosees ilk'- llOV. Kenton, Roacoe Conk-
ling. Thomas C, Piatt. David b it.it and
the Democratic State bosses who suc
ceeded blin w is of special interest be
cause nearly all of the delegates have
been In public life for a long time ami
have been as familiar a Mr Hoot with
the machinations of State politics on
both sides of the political fence.
The wonder was not so much that
Mr, Root was acquainted with the facta.
but that he ahould relate them in the
cold blonde.! fashion thai he did in the
public halls of the Capitol.
"Why have the people of the Slate
given evidence to thousands of ex
perienced men in tin polrt.es of Ihe St.ite
that the short ballot ami tin centralisa
tion of reaponalbillty in the Governor
would he popular'.'" Impute, l Senator
Boot. "Well, of course, you cannot
escape the conclusion that it was be
Cause the people of tin- State found
something wrong about the government
of the State
"Senator Brack, it sees nothing Wngng
about it He has been for fifteen ycaia
in III. Senate. suppose n uOUld have
stayed Ihere as long as he Wanted to
lie is honored and r specie. I an. I has Ins
own way ill Saratoga county. Why
should he . anything wrong? My
friend Mr nreen is comfortably s. tiled
In the K.vclse Department, and he leOi
ii, .tiling wrong.
n Reforms opposed.
"There tievei sae (I rrfotm In ad
ministration ) thU world which did not
have to make its way iiefa.nsi the etroni
rdinK of (ood, hoiiet nifti iKmcerned
in exleting no t iuis ot' ndmlnlsl rs t ion
and who saw nothing wrong, Never.
It g no impeachment a man' hom -t,
his integrity, ihsi he ihlnks (he methods
that It h familiar with ami which
lie in engaged ure all right
"Hut you cannot make any improve
men! In ' world without overriding
the eatlefactlon that men have In the
thinps an they are and of Which they art
,t contented end eucceeeful put i nay
that thi growtht xteneloii and general
Acceptance f this principle fch.iWM that
ell these exierU nceii polltti lane ami oil 1
aseiiH lu all our Utate convent lout felt
that the people f the utate ess iome
thing w ron in our stat- govern nv nt
and we ere her' charg'd with a duty,
not of dosing our eyei hut of opening
them and eeetng If we can whai it wai
tiiat was wrong.
"Now nobody can thai a n t he
A9 outlying C4mmleelni and sgenclei
of st de government! his und llttle( lying
u round h'tsV, nccountable to nobody(
ependlng all the money they an get( vUh
l ut- every prluclple t eionomy( of nt.
i envy, of ihe profier traueaotton of btltl
nevM. Rvery on. can se that nil e round
us an- political orgnulaatlona carrying
.m tio- buit nese of government that have
learned their iissotl from tin- ureat hiuii
neee orgaJioMtlona which have hen h
phenomenally mcceeeful in is 'nt yaars
i he government or our 1 1: . i
h, twenty yeare igo, whan Jamei
Hryee wrote hit 'Am rioan t'ommon-
wealth1 govornment of American
t'tttee wan a by word and m ihame tor
American! . 1 1 oyer the world Heaven
h thanked) ihf government of mir -t t
nan ""W' gone rar towarn redi-rnuns it-
hi if ami us from that i:r
loveriimeiM of amerlcen cltle
to day i
r. the wain far euperlor Ui the govein
tn nt of American Wtatei
MJ challenge contradiction to thai