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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Cloudy to-day and to-morrow: variable
Highest temperature yesterday. 87; lowest. 64.
lietalled weather, mail and marine report on page 15.
Healthful Shops the Rule.
Reforms inaugurated in the garment trade
described and illustrated in to-day's
SUN. See Section VI., Page 8.
VOL. LXXXIII. NO. 5.
NEW YORK, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1915. fofiyrlffAf, 116. by tlr Pun I'rinttnp and l'ublinhinB AttocUiUou.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
33 REFORMS IN
THE NEW STATE
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COllTCllt lOn ttlllUS I p IIS j
AYork and Only Details
ROOT BIGGEST PACTOB
... ,,, ni'i liirn tTinvc
J! THE DhLlBKKATIOWO
Short Ballot and Kcorguni
tat ion Most Important
AtaT. Sept 4 After passing thirty
three articles and amendments to the
fttate Constitution at a coat of $145 000.
lompared wl'.h the passage of the same
rutnher of amendments by the conven
tion of IK95 at a coat of IM,SS0i the
Constitutional ' omentum waa ad
Journrri piomptly at 7 o'clock to-night,
the appointed hour, hy President Hoot
This Is a month lcsa than waa occupied
hy the last Constitution making body.
Adjournment waa taken until 8:30
next Thursday night, when the conven
tion delegate" are to come hack for
twenty-four hours to formally pass upon
the Slate Constitution with thirty-three
articles and amendments dovetailed In'n
It and ready for auhmlssion to a vote
of the people on November
The l ist th'ng fhS convention did was
to name iborge W VI. kerahain. Judge
AtPhOtlBO T, Clearwater. Jacob ilould
Behurman, setb ixw judge Ladynrd P.
Hal. Morgan .1 O'Brien and Alfred F.
Pnilth a committee to prepare an ad
dress to the people of the State explain
ing tna work of the convention and the
reasons which prompted the convention
In making these amendments to the
Ill'I.e Out lilt
President Root will also be a member
of this committee and the address will
be In the nature of a summons to the '
voters to the polls on November 'J. to
VOte for the new Constitution If they
are to drive Invisible government out
Of the P-ntt 'ol and make the Chief
Executive Of the State not only the OOV
emor but the boss of the party which
In hi address as presiding officer of
the Hepuhlican State convention at
Saratoga last year President Hoot de
clared for the short ballot, a reorganisa
tion of state departments and oentral
'nation of power In the ilovernor. an
executive budget, a retrctu hinent tn
State expenditures through economy and
n rearrangement of the Stat,, bond debt.
home rule for cities and lounties. th
conservation of the nnturnl resources of
he State and a revls'on of the ludlclarv
article so as to do n .vay with the law s I
illas and reduce the cost of litigation I
tft the poor man.
T.iese ate the big tilings which have
fceei accomplished through the amendment-
to the Constitution, as was
p,' -,.t out b) Prealdanl Hoot to-night
when he to'.d his friends that the con
vention c nild well adjourn as it had ac
, ilUhod the work It had act out to
To ht .ng about theae tefornis reipilred
much diplomacy and patience on the
pan of President Hoot and his lieuten
ant in t'tie convention, who have come
t. S. te: med the "Federal crowd." na
Isttfiamlahad from the New York Slate i
rmrhine Hepuhlican.- who have not been who la certain that distress will b.- kept I
Mar,' tied with national politics, hut thelawav from his fatherless hearth.
HPederal crowd" won out on every point I "This work of charity we place under
ena not a thlm was left undone hy the the aegla of Field Marshal von Hlndon-
itton that President Hoot desired,
ii, ,,, i II.. III. War
personality "f president Root
at.-1 'he convention from atart to
and he had hut to express an
Opinion to have it hacked up by a sub-1
tantlal majority of the delegates of the i)lllB H for ua What we owe him Is
convention on every Issue. On some oc- j eXprMiaci in the Kmperor's magnlfloonl
rasloni it took time to smooth out tliewr(l t ua how our undying grati
" t'klea. hut President Roof waa tnct- tU(e for the favor by which the Bmporor
fill . i patient arid accordingly success- ' v,. ,, ,, ., us a niaee for our work of
Herbert Parsons. Jacob Brenner. I
' 1 It round, It.ivnioinl Ii f'ohh and ,
iw i-.n.-ei Mcnll wen- appointed a com- .
wit!,',, to determine upon the time and ,
fitiimer of submitting the thirty-three!
' ImentS to the people, whether they
win lie Mtteil info the present COnStltU-1
1 - m l submitted aa a whole, or some j
Of ' i , submitted separately.
Tt K expected that nearly all of them I
'"' -" -uibinitteil In blocks, ao that thai
tall w ill go with the hide. The only
artl le which It has been suggested 1
shnuio he submitted separately Is the
fudge Clearwater Introduced a reso-I
I0t Ian to-day. which waa sent to the rum
Inltles Laving the matter In charge, pro
viding for the separate aubmlselon of Ihe
tux ;,rllcle on the around that he had
ved letters from oanv farmers nrnl
- igaino , itrovlalon which would, Dr. drover advocatea the "pat-pat
bm the State Tax Commlaalon at Al- ! ai a substitute. This method of greeting
nv to tax as personal property tiie"s originated iii th.- Republic of DO
Mtf and Herlcllltural Imnlemenla on tili-lca. where a campaign against the
farms which Is now- done hv Ihe
W- 11 lasMMOrii Of rnthrr not done.
FrtnjfAfil Snx if the Htata T.ix Nm
Miilortt who wa slao a delOgTatc to th
Fonventlon doelAfod th. Romo ort im!
l' i 1 1 informing ti. fnrmera nnd that
t 'fi 'a jih nn mooh Oth. '" pernonHl prOfH
M) iti - ,. S'.tt. to fix It would Mvor
Tn nf, p,a) v (0 c)nnstv prrnnnnl p;oii
f:"" 'in ilio farniH fen purpOftei of 'ax.v
l.nd rumen inldt nl ,v.
K lf 'inirii ni' MitlOn T 0OlO0( 10"
B: sttit n. net it h tfie hour for Jou rti -
tnd the vxiMotsttlon ivm thowt the
hattfii on thi otOOR would b RtopiMdi u
w niUail m j 1 1 1 ItfjtslaitlVfl atdjournmentaVi
it the poiivtntlon awton woutd ,
j H Until early Sunday momlnff.
UI 'raw .lent FtOOl rafUSd 10 '-niiM-nt
i practlOM and avSJournod th
jwivi tion prompl ly on th houri ai-
' 'Ait-' in hJ MlU.Mt of bllHillfUn.
r mutter of fiu-t the oonvtntlonl
Ufeurned rifbl in the mldnt of diteto
"'' ' i ntndmeitt of illfrod A inHtu
, firovldoj for tlm i ntahllnhment of j
fi n for women ami children. I
''(-t Hmendmenl to be djmunnI jut
befftrn i o.-iurk wm Hih Mil of riedita
nifv njhiuh stripped of Itc ifc
laVjtndnif'nti bv large vote. Jt liuUly
Continued on Eighth Pag9.
BIO GRAIN ELEVATOR BURNS.
I .. n mpiirl rn I ,ar.ll,IHI
NoaPOt.lt, Vn Sept. a fHunday, 2
A M.). Fire of mysterious origin de
stroyed grain elevator "A" of the f hcaii-
paaka ami omo Katiway at Kaarpnri
News to-night, together with the gi u
eral ottlc. a of the railway company and
,, woves hi ine nwHlWAniti wmm
meat . p ompany ami me i niirn
States Shipping Company.
Fight men are reported to have been
caught In nia second noor of the ale
vaior. i in report la u-nieii oy v nn-a-
Iieake and Ohio officials. Two other
piers of the Cheaapeake and Ohio tire
threatened with destruction
The (Ire at 'i o'clock this morning was
burning fiercely anil threatened to rc.nii
tWS id her plera. The destroyed eleva
tor waa valued at $ l.onii.nyn and con
tained TiOO.000 hush- la of grain, proba
bly worth 1230.000. This elevator has
5?" "uppiyin w
whaat for France, i-ingi
Ith corn :md
ngland and Hel-
glum. It wa one of the largest eleva
tors in the world.
The fire la believed to have teen of i
incendiary origin Workmen left the
elevator at It o'clock to-night and In
spectors declare there w:is no sign of
fire at that hour.
NEEDLE IN LUNG KILLS NURSE.
in.. While HelnK Operated
'ertrude Alice HuStaMs of Chester
Villa, tint., a giaduate nurse at Hellevuc
Hospital, died there yesterday in the
COttrte of an operation to recover a
needle which die swallowed three years
ago. At that time ahe was fOTCSd tn
place the needle In her mouth while ahe
attended a dellrloua patient and In her
struggles It Slipped down her throat.
Only recently It hail begun to trouble
her. It waa lodged in the lower right I
lung, where an oiwratlon waa lmiera
tlve. Ir. Sidney Yankauer, a throat
eKM'lallat, was callel In to make the
Attempt to recover the noodle. Miss
lluxtable waa in a very weak condition.
hoWOTOr, and while Or. Yankauer wna
searching for the obje.i with an Instru
ment ahe was seined with convulsions
which resulted In her death She wan
i! years old.
UNVEILED IN BERLIN
Crowd! Including Empress
anil Statesmen. Sec Like
ness. .Made of Wood.
aerial calls Dessafrl in rue si
Bkiu. in. VlS London, Sept. 4. The
wooden atatue of Field M arshal von llln
d en btirg In the Koenlgsplata was un
veiled to-day. The Kmpress Augusta
Victoria drove the firal uold nail. Krau
von Hicdenbutg dined with the Kmpresa
The atatue. which i marly three
stories high and la armored Sfltb nails,
each of which represents a contribution
to the OersBJUl r tUtld and at the sane
time a tribute to (len. von H ind. nlnu g
services to the empire, stands In front
of the Ratchet SJ building and i ear the
column of victory ei.cted at the clos
f tj. .i anco-Pi ussian war
Th" iinveilliig was made an DOC US ou
of great rejoicing, with hands playing
nnd with Zeppelins and eeroplanei
gaily decorated, dying overhead,
Among those taking part In the x. r-
. It'll!.. . I.
nZZr von Beth 1 1 1 at i n-1 loll wi ir I ind '
llerr Blmmermsn, Under Becretsr) fot
chancellor von Bsthmann-Mollwog Ink
his speech ot tne unveiling am - ,
"In front of .mi old monument or x T i
inic- iTI TI'-ll a IIKIIM "'M!
Ill ttansute tne griuniioe m m, i'"tf rjalle'a englnea, and tlie captain de
tnto nn active charity asaistance of the t, rmined to try to get to the shore Ile
Fatherland. The statue Is for all thoee I managed to reach the w harf he luni
who are In sorrow for the soke of theljUHt left, and then b's esse! begat, to
Fatherland for the soldier m the tleiu.
bung. Ile enjoys tne oovouon oi uie mn-
dier and atanile flrmly riMitisl In the
heart of the entire a- ople Ile la for
us the embodiment of heroism nnd the !
fcnmonaa achievement of our armlea and I
))f hl i,v word and hammer of I
,hj. i,u., of our defender and our I
,.,. anatrover This. Yon lllnden-
barlty on a spot on which the eyes of
Hiumac k ever dwell. The Hmpresa fol- I
lows our work with gracious sympathy.
which she withholds from no worl
The staech waa concluded with I call
cheers for the supreme war
DON T KISS. JUST "PAT-PAT."
T. Her l.luhtlv nn Ihe
Mlgrttl -nreHd lll.ea.e.
HUMTtNOTOH, VS., Sept. 4. Dr. B.
W. Grover, president of the Hoard of
I lei It li her', has announced that the
ancient custom of kissing must atop,
because, iie aaya. it spreads tuberoulooli
and other disease-'
MM WIS Waged with lllsastlOU
To apply tlie "put-pat." the
nlHiii. h i-ouple omulHtorily
loctor ex -1
I noil nod
Mhoiiid aooroooli each other within hand
ehaking dlatttnoe, pal each other lightly
on the cheek and hh He lh. drover riys
there in too much kmniiiR.
CONSISTS OF SEVEN SECTIONS, AS FOLLOWS
rA?5T --Cenersl Newi
SECOND Sporting. Automobiles. Kennel
THIRD ---War Article!, Foreign. Drams. Booki, Queriei, Chen .
FOURTH Pictorial Magazine
FIFTH Special Festure Magazine. Fsiliions ....
SIXTH Newi of the Summer Retorti, Semi-News Article. Gardens. Poultry
SEVENTH Specisl Festurei. Resl Estste. Schooli, Finsncisl. Problems .
Rtadtn or neuadtaltti who do not rtctltt all o) that wtions mill conftt a lam
tn "Tht Sun" hy notljylnt the Puhlitation Dtpartmtnt at ones iy the phom
2200 Heehman) and tit mtuini tcttont will be promptly JontardtJ ij pauMt.
FROM SINKING BOAT
Maine Stp.-mior Strikes it Hock
With MHirs-Houston Wod
dinff (.nr-sts Ahnnrd.
YACHTS to THE RESCUE!
ISO PerMM From Now York.
Boston anil Pliilndolpliia
Have n Narrow Escape.
t'oiiTi.ANP. Me.. Sept 4 The harbor
bland Belle WhltS returning
with a wedding party from Clapboard
this afternoon. and having
$ persona from New York,
Philadelphia and Boston, struck a sub- j the actual crime may have Dean iom-
merged rock which tore a big hole in milled in Philadelphia,
her bottom. An Insurance man of that city, whose
A hat! volume of water began to) requests were refused by Cord In a
stream in through the hole and for .a ! large stock deal when the former Is said
time It looked as If s disaster would fid-j to have needed funds desperately, is;
!w. The captain managed to get his "' being sought by the Camden county
small boats out and these and ome author.tlea in the belief that he mav
motor boats which ran up managed to 'have important information
take off all the paaaengera. The island Meanwhile the police bve discovered
j Belle then went back to Clapboard " "0 '" ',w s bodv
Island un.ler her own steam. The
iosenesa of the escape from disaster la I
shown by the fact that when ane got to
I'ne wharf she began to fill and sink rap
Idly The steamer had been privately ohai
tered to catty guests to and from the
wedding of Margaret Corlies Houston,
daughter of Samuel Kredctic Houston
uf Philadelphia, to itubett Rotfgora
lletgs of the Mine Oil) Anun g the
Sew York guests were Dr. and Mrs.
Theodore Btdgsjlch, Miss Juliet Oreene,
Mia. John Wesley Castles and J. W C
The ceremony iiad been performed
under a canopy of silver hlrchea flanked
h; a floral screen of garden lilica and
pink gladioli. .More than 1.000 guests
arrived at the Houeton summer home on
Clapboard Island for the cer inony.
which was performed hy the Right Rav,
itohe t Cod man, Kpiscopa; Hishop ot
Maine, and tin liev AAgus Andrews,
dean of the Theological Seminary of
Virginia. Not all of the..e came on the
Mand Bxtlle, however for many used
private yachts ami motor boats.
About I ;:I0 P. It. the Island Belle
left the island to carry tlie guests bat k
to Portland. More thin hulf of the K.O
who board,-, i tte steamer were wnm- n
Tha steumer waa shout 100 yards from
shr- when ahe struck the rook with
lore,, that shook many ajt tier pa satin
eis off ihlr feet. Plates near the
bow nad been crashed through and a
hole several te.'t In diameter sd been
made below the water line
The captain Instantly saw the danger
and signalled to othoi boats i o
sta id l, Luckily many of tlie private
yncius wnicn nan taken th. ir owners
to the Wedding wer.- not far away, and
t Ilea.- bont. principally motor boats,
quickly went to tne a-slst-ince of the
A majority of tlie Women on the Isl-
and Belle displayed ooolneaa, refusing
iu ue irigineneu. aitnough tne) must
have realised their danger, as wat r
waa louring into ihe easel s hold
tiirougn tne ragged rip near the Isiw A
w' ! " !5 ? "V .". '".'" verge
I or n ster
but the stout
on ,-beer-, I these up.
Iieer- ,1 th'-1
The transfer of the women to the
small boats a-,l lachts was made iviih-
i)(J( lnlMh l1 ,,ii,OUBh it was don.- withhnnds. 'Che authorities sc the) have
ajTiwal rapidity, found several untruths In Patera m'a ac
The water ll lll not rea, bed IIih UIi..I
net tie rapidly. Pumps were put to
work, and two oooangolng tuga pulled
her back to Portland In a sinking con-
Mr and Mrs. Meigs will go on a mo-
onng iiuii.muun trip am. wn, mass
their home In Pittsburg. John Melga,
brother of the bridegroom, waa best
man. and ihe maid of honor was Char
lottt Harding tBrown, stepsister of the
bride. The ush i s were Princeton
classmates of ihe bridegroom
WOULD WED STEPMOTHER.
Tries In 1 nlo In Three title.
inu In New York.
WASNtNOTON, Sept 4 - A license
marry nut atepmotner, air uaura
of Thomas w is denied inn lo-day to Al
! belt F. Thotnaa of I'oatesv.lle, P.i.
Thomas, who Is II ears old. explained
thai he wan lit love With hits (OOtei pai
(Mit, who In ten years hi Ht-tunr. hul had
experienced muoh diffu-uity in making
her hll wife. He tnitld that the ntlnlat r
In hln home town hat! dellned to per
form hf ceremony and that yenterday a
license waa refuned in Baltimore.
t'o). Mtdlew. who In offiflatln-r at Ih
I marrlacc lioenae counter, informed
Thomai thai nection li.'s of the platrlci
Code prohibited a man from marrying
hrla atepmoiher, The younej man aald
that he wan determineil to Ket married,
and WOUld try every Slate In the (Jnl in
'When father died five years agO1
Bald the young man, "I promleed him to
take care Of his wife."
lie explained that he had he.otno so
foint of hll father's widow that they
I had decided to marry.
Mr. Thomai left the City Hall armed
with Quotatlona from the marrlagi taws
I of Penmylvanla and New York, both of
which seem not to prohibit such mar-
except that hist ooualm may not
i we i in Pin my 1
- ifn to Nt w York
enniylvanla The couple may
to gel a license.
10 1 ,
SEEK MISSING MAN
IN THE CORD MURDER
PoliW SpitrHiinsr for Phtladel
phll In mini nop Hrnkt-f
STOCK DEAL GIVES CMJE
Doubt Cast on Stor.v of Slain
Man's Partner. Who Is
CAMDSN, N. J. Sept. 4 Kviden-e
gathered to-day In the investigation of
the mysterious murder of Samuel ( ont,
the Laurel Springs real estate operator.
on Monday night, seeinofl to indicate that
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the ditch at Helair. where the niiiruereo
man's body was found afterward, This
man's story, according to the police,
tallies with that of Policeman Howard
Smith of this city, who aaw an auto
mobile containing two men sitting and
a thud man lying down, apparently sick
or unconscious, pass him on the day
I'ord was killed The machine evidently
had Just , rossod from Philadelphia and
was headed towald IVIair It Would
have had time to reach Helair before
the Philadelphia witness reached the
This Philadelphia witness said In saw
only one man with tie autoinobil,- and
when the new ait mss paonsd the man
was down in the ditch. The witness
peeted Into the automobile and new the
iKidy. As he moved away from the cai
a miii emerged from behind It, as
though coming up out of the ditch, and
ordered the witness to keep on going.
which he did
Trnelnn nlnrdor nr."
Further Invesligapon to identify the
"murder I Br" led to. day to the discovery
that It was seen on the river road late
on Monda) night. The detectives hniie
to And It in a abort time.
The Insurance man. who Is SOUghl for
information -about the crime. Is said to
have tried to dispose of real estate
stocks to i'ord. contending that they
worth from IO,000 to 1100,
Cord. aOOOtdlng to the story, discovered
that the stoi-ka were worth less thin
110,001 and called on the deal at a
time When the Insurance man was sorely
In need of funds. It la asserted thai the
latter disappeared several days before
the killing of Cord and that he Is wanted
for another matter, but It was learned
that tie w-.is sect! in the Itullllt build-
in Philadelphia, where i'ord had
his Office, on the day Cord left Ins Office
neyer to return.
Continuous cross-uuestionit g of Olgf
Peterson of Rlvorton, partner of cord
iti a Florida lumber transaction, who is
held as a material wltneao, has failed
to help Prosecutor Kraft aid his as
sistants in trying to BOlve the mystery.
Last night Peterson, after anotbol
grilling, was locked up in "murderere
row" in tlie c unty Jail Instead of with
the , li II prisoners
Peterson and Coni had been earning
n i series ot land de.iiv. i ne part.
' tiers are said to have had frequent
ouarrela and Peterson was In need of
COIIIll of Ills lliovein tltv but Peterson
inns by them.
t nnl mi ltir .
I'eteisotl anl be left hlS oftn e ill the
l.ullilt hullillng at noon, crossed to Cam
. den ami boarded a trolley for RiVOTton,
where he sts-nl the afternoon and eve
ning at home alone playing solitaire, in.-
wife and daughter In tig ainiy. N'eigh-
iioi-H stories oaat doubt on Pstorson'1
tale Peterson adds that he went hack
to Philadelphia at I o'clock Tuesday by
way of Camden by trolley and ferry,
j reaching Cord's office at noon.
An advertising eollcttor told the aU
Ihorltle. however, that he vlalted t'ord'a
: office Tuesday morning and found
Peterson there and Cord away H
aa i h Peterson told him Cord had gone
to the country for a few dajra and had
left him in charge ford's office bo)
has Informed the police that Cord and
Peterson were not ver good friends and
yuan , lied frsQuently,
More mystery was added to the Invt
ligation lo-dai when four women from
Philadelphia were brought to the Cam
don county court house Proaecutor
Kraft held a secret consultation with
them and it was learned later thai Ihe
women are to be us, .1 .is ilei-.n . to u.i'n
I the colifti b-nce of a woman tto-ii.l of III,.
murdered man Prosecutor Kraft eg.
pecta to obtain voidable Information
through tlielr acth itu s
Proaecutor Kraft niso has asked the
telephone company to furnish him with
a record of all calls from New Jersey
points tp Cord'a office on laal Munday
and Monday He opened two sales in
Cord'a Office to-day and took a mas-, ot
papers and check hooks which will be
examined to eecretatn who received
money from i'ord recently,
Apparently the prosecutor is fatiafted
that even if Cord did not h ave his office
In an automobile he met ont at the
Kalglin BVOnue ferry stal in V 1,-n
Mr. Kraft also believes Cord wm hot at
dose quartara and presumabl) during a
aouSIa in which to tr.ed to defend him
aelf. Powder burns can lie seen dis
tinctly nasi the bullet hole in the b.ick
of ford's gray coat.
A tlckel taker named Williamson al
the Chestnut street ferry house has re
ported that he conversed with ford on
$25,000 REWARD FOR JEWELS,
ghortssod lldsieh lasrsaasa Uflee
fur Return r gMon liema.
Sherwood Aldrlch. who was the vlcllin
of a 1100,000 Jewel robbery on June :'l
last, has Im reused his after of n reward
for the stolen articles from $1(1, nun to
ll,000, and announces that a propor
tionate reward win be paid for the re
turn of any part of the loot. Among
the Stolen articles Is a seventy-one pearl
The summer home of .Mr Aldrlch gl
Southhampton. I, 1 . was entered bv
Ihlevea. Thla became known when i
lio.nnii reward for the return of the
Jewelry was offered. The present offer
Is made In Mr. Aldrlch's behalf by a
Fifth avenue Jeweller. It Is announced
that the offer only hohla good until
October I, when It will be withdrawn.
Another American and Fifteen
Mexicans Are Killed in a Border
Battle Lasting Three Hours
rSaicB ARIZONA jNCVy MEXICO I mmft muM
v X CIS Nr (SLjp c6Lerrss 0
' ' ransns r i
IERE U S. TROOPS ARE ON BORDER
WAaHINtTTOM, Sept. 4. -Below is
the War Department's statement
of the position of the United
Slates forces on the Mexlcun
border, This outline Is not repre
sented to be absolutely ao-orate, aa
(ten, Funaton Ima authority to
nioie these forces froin point 10
point without consulting Welling
ton, but it is the war Department's
i Fort niiss. Tax. Ffcf team Ui
Cavalry ; Signal Corps, Twentieth
2. Brownsville. Tex.- A. B. C and
1). Third Cavalry ; B and B, Fiftli
Field Artillery; Twenty -sixth In
fantry and a detachment of the
at ro anuadron
:i ColURJbUa, N at, I". O, I. and
M. Thirteenth cavalry.
4 Calextco, Pol. B and M, Plrai
'avail y .
Fori Clark. Tex - A. D, K. F
and II, Fourteenth Cavalry.
ii Culberson's Ranch, N, M F.
Ninth Cavalry .
7 Del Bio. Tex It and II. Four
I, Douglas. Aria. A. B, C U. I,
K L and M. Ninth Cavalry: A
it. Sixth Field Artillery, and Elev
enth, Kighteenth and Twenty-sev-ond
n. Donna, Tex D twelfth
10, Eteglo Pass Tex C, Pour
leenth Cavalry; F nd P. Field Ar
tillery, Seventeenth Infantry.
1 1 (51 Paso. T.-x A. Fifth Field
Artillery. Sixth and Sixteenth In
fantry. 12. Fabens. Tex - K. Fourteenth
Fighting Continues Along the Texas Line, With Bombs
and Dynamite Also Being Used Women
Slain in the Cross Fire.
il tUVSSTvNi Sept
border battle vet
4 In the hottest
fought one Tesaa
i ranger and fifteen Mexicana were killed
this afternoon, 'Ihe battle lasted three'
i hours tiefore the rangers succeeded In
driving the Mexicans from their position
across the Rio Orsnde near Hid Hidalgo
This Is Ihe place where Americans Were
llrrd ii.n from SCTOSS Ihe border yealei-
. . ....
Accord! na lo despatches
began e.nly Hi the afternoon w nen iu.
Mexicans opened lire upon the i angers
.... ,,.,! i oIlinE t tie lex. is sine oi
Some llXty .iex"-'os
part ill Ihe lighting
t tit t but thirty
were seen Later
anoiner suuau -.m
up and opened lire
Fifteen rsngers lay upon the ground
.,.. ., Mexicans ,,i the other
-I.I.. of the river The mime
,f the dead
, anger has not 0000 learned. Troop
.,,, other rangers have bSSO Hl-lt'-l
Ih. scene Of the battle, hut the Mexicana
have retreated down the river,
From the threatening SOtlOna mane as
ihev left i' la believed that they will ;
;, ,,e bordOl to-nlghl and attack Did
Hidalgo and the ranch houses In that
ii... i. i ii.. i
nn- were Hllieu .1 i
. .. . . ii..,.. I
veins Negras rancn mis momma. "
I hi , was a running tight between the
Hherlff of San Iteuito count! . who headed
', ,.ss, . and the bandits. The bandits ran !
,,rf to Ihe brush. TWO Mexican women ,
,. ,. also killed by stray shots from the j
The bandits an- now attempting to
areck railroad train in various sections
of tin- bordei countri I tombs ami dyna
mite were found on the tracks north of
Brownst lilt and south of Msi teoes
Near Del Rio mor
round. Three In ldg
i...i., .ml iln-r,
goldlera me ruaning
i efforts to check the
Increasing dimgers brought by presence
of bandits, but they are being OUt-
manoeuvred ''i the Mexicana, who ap
. ,,, kn0M every foot of th,. rountrj
I" ' ' 1, i 1 1 a,1 ll, ., 11.. 1,1
Tit.i .VICXIC.UIS -i- i.
'with soldiers fort nuies irom Browns.
Villa thla afternoon. None of the soldo-is
Army avlstori scouting the country
! ire trying " locate marauding bands,
c, ... '.i .hots were fired at aeroplanes
from Ihe Mexican side, Thf
Am, lure that several soldier-
' killed In Mexicans within the past few
Anyt but thai no mention has been made
., a, f..t axrenl in nill, -ml despatches
The Kourilt Infantry 'eft hare for the
bolder to-night. Ordinarily a train is
run in three afcllons, but aa a precaution
ngainst capturing stock trains the sec
tion l lellllg ih
, ,, ,,,
tached to Ihe slock B4
laid to tie carsaaaa Mea
battle near Hidalgo
I reported to-night to their i aptaln that
tin- Vlcxiciii goldlera were from far-
ranaa'a army This waa promptly do
I nn d b) the Carranga Consul at Browns
Viltr Arm) office ra, ranger and Texas
Officiate SXpecl grave trouble to-morrow
I lasji itches reaching here to-night say
th&f several bundled Mexicans, mounted
und heavll) armed, crossed the uio
i orande ten miles from Hidalgo. They
' galloped inlo the hrush and were soon
out of night.
Several ranch hOUBOl
gar, iu tint nr.
Hon, as well aa inn,, atares. All ar
M. S and
ii. Harlrngen, Tex. a and B,
Twelfth Cavalry The Sixth Cav
alry nnd Fourth Infantry have
been ordered to Harllngen.
II, Fort Hancock, Tex. B, Thir
Itf. Fort HuachlCO, Ariz A. B,
11 B, (1 and at, Tenth Cavalry.
17. Laredo, Tex.--K, Sixth Field
Artillery and Ninth Infantry.
18. UochlOl, Arl7.. -K. Tenth
1. Mercedes. Tex C, Twelfth
20. Mission. Tex. ! and H,
Third i 'avalry.
II. MarfO, Tex. C and l Thlr-
It, Fori Mcintosh Tea. i. i.
and m. Pout teenth Cavalry,
22. Nam, Ariz. ' anil I Tenth
i iavairi .
24. Nogules. Ariz F and II
'renin Cavalry; C and l. S.xth
Field Artillery ; Twelftu Infantry
lean i 'ontpany u.
IS. Rio O rands City, Tex K and
F. Third Cavalry.
IS, Fort Roaecrana, Cat. Twenty-eighth,
Thirtieth, tilth and
Hioth companies. Coast Artillery.
27 San Iiego. Cal. A. K. I) and
L. Fu st Cavalry,
28. Sierra Blanca, Tex. - B. Thir
2ft. Slaughters Ranch, Ariz 11
10, Ysieta, Tex li Thirteenth
31 Yuma. Arts. I. Twelfth In
fantry. The Thirteenth Cavalry la a;
unpt otOCted except b the American
and Mexican employeee, Troops are
being rushed to the scene and .mother
battle is expected to-mouow. Qrave
fear la lelt for the safety of the score
of Americana In the section.
More fighting is reported all over the
bonier country. In a majorit. of. the
, ases tin- clashes were between Mexi
can horse thieves and cttlasns. These
reports add flie more MsSlcana 10 the
, The post office and store at Shinola
I were looted b Mexicans toaday All
of the mnncv and aisids war. taken
UnUa w,n. , the -j..
; llrnHd 0 Mexico.
i nere is a general pragnei ior oan
dlts to-night. Orders have been given
to shoot all Mexicana who cannot give
1.1. Hachita. N
CZAR SA YS RUSSIA WILL
FIGHT UNTIL SHE WINS
Talk of Treating for Separate Peace Baseless Urges
Manufacturers to Increase Output
pi i,l Vutllt IteHfMli I, lo Tar -Ii v
PgraooaAP, sept. I, The Cast
tended the It ret meeting of the ap.
committee on national defence to-.lai
"Tlie question before you," he said in
addressing the meeting, " s of the grav
est importance, it concerns the more
mi .Iv ,si li . oin-! . I of I he nr. ill Willi 111
munition fur which our valiant troopi
wail In Order t Itop the foreign inva-
Ion a. t. hrinK Huccens on.'e again to
"Parliament din itiK the present hak
lon which I have convoked hftl given
me rriolutel) and without the lea.nl hen -tution
the only rept worthy of Rugllai
i he repl) which i expected from it .
namely, that t he war mum be earalad
on until victory Ik complete I do not
doubt that this la the voice of the entire
' Nevertheless the great resolution we
have undertaken Impales the greatest in-
tensity of effort on our pail Tills
thought haa become universal, but t
1 haa become necessary to put It Into
action without delay, and t Is precisely
the wa in which this is to be done that
should occupy lour confers ''
"This conference has brought logethei
in a common work of Government soli
darity the delegate from Parliament,
from public Inst it ut ions ,md from our
industries, in a word, the representatives
of all business Ruaala Haling In
trusted you with complete confidence
mid with powers of exceptional extent, 1
shall always follow- with the most pro
loiiuii aiieniiou youi lanoi s anil w ill na0
a peisooai paii iii i.-rui.. ii necessary,
"We bine a great task boforo ua. lit,
shall conoentrate in u ail the human
effort of tin- country. I.ei us leave aside
, for a moment evety preoccupation, how -
ever grave. I',i en ir it should concern the
State, so long as It does nut essentially
affect ihe present moment, nothing must
distract our thoughts, our win and ou:
Strength from What Is now our single
goal to drive the enemy from our hor-
dera. With thla end In view we mini
make certain of the complete military
etlUlpmanl of our active army and of
nt er trootis called to the colors.
"Tills Is the task which Is now en-
trusted to you. gentlemen I know- you
.win uevuta an jour aireugin aim an
your love for the fatherland to ta ic-
ti igpejfcM'ivv1, t-C
I a pios
count or themaelvee. Peace
asking that troops h sent
across the liorder to hunt down the
b.iudits ami exterminate them.
Nearly all border residents dot I a re
! that Mexn o will havi to be Invaded
before the situation Is cleared Threats
, are now being in i'e In- the bandits to
murder women and children in revenge
I for the Mexican Hies lost. Thai the-
'threats at-- taken tOrlOUSty is IndlOOtCU
bi the fact that r,s'.dents are hurrying
' the women and children further inland.
CARRANZA ARMY NEAR.
'lri chief Hn luiit lO.INMI Hon
IIimiu the llorder.
Washinoton, Sept. 4 -There Is reason
to be'teve that ofllcers of the War De
partment are withholding Information
1 relative to the activities of organised and
1 unorganised bands of Mexicans along
the TeSas liorder
Hen Funston haa full authority to
j act in lh- presence of any emergency
' that may be presented Incident to the
.invasion of American territory by Moxl
, cans. It was stated here to-day that
Carranaa has a force or 10,000 men in i
the states "f Tamsullpaa and Neuvo
i Leon iii close oroxlmlt) to Brownavllle.
Just what purpOOO has moved tht
Kust Chief to mobilise this army close
to the American bolder is not made
, lear be the onie'alM. In fact llwv re-
fuse to make iini comment on If. Per- reaoy roe tne initniiieuve encn 1 bese
one In cloae touch with the Villa agency blockhouses are so tolldl) nstn i
here are reaponalble for the statement 'hat the henvlesi l II the cannol dam
that ii I- altasetriisr nrnbabta that .oin- 1 "Se tin in and so carefull) hidden nut
I msndsrs who owe allegiance
anaa maj attempt a movement sgslnat
in- United States in Hie event that the
Kirat Chief breaks with the Pan.Amert
Iteports are In circulation In the
i Latin American colony in Washington
i that Carranaa may make a reply to the
I PanAmertcan peace note that will form
the basis of negotiations leading to a
impromlee of the Mexican alt
It has been assumed lhat t'arransa
would tiatiy reject peace proposals, All
the Intelligence that I lanSS from f.ir
ranaa sources tends to support this con
teution eiertheiess Latin American
diplomats apiiear to believe that far.
ranaa ma) make a counter proposal
that would justify consideration by the
PanAmerlca u conference.
Whether this belief Is based upon In
formatiivn coming from Mexico is not
known, nor is any Intimation given hy
those responsible for these neporte lhat
throws any light on the probable tenor
of Carransa'a responses
help of Hod
lien. PollvanoiT. Minister of War M
KulomalnOt president of the council of
the empire, and M Koil.ianko, i'realdeul
; of the Duma, replied to the remarks
I made by the fsar After the meeting
11,.. ,,., nli, is ,, .. .... I.-, I to ..I.
r,K,,n- wU'1" Emperor and the Km-1
V1' a,,,t ,h'' "'"Ker lanpres ami the'
Caarevltch convened with them.
FORD S $1,000,000 FOR PEACE.
I se l-'niid Iii Hiiipalaii
vuiiiiisi P so pa se d n e as ,
IBTSOIT, Sept. 4 - Henry A
aiinoum - d that ne nas set asi.i.
of $ t .nini.tioo which will tie used In
campaiKii for peace, and against what
he doohiraf the cause u nil war, pre
paredneaa, These teachings. aas Mi.
Ford, will tie carried on iu all nations
now nt peace, and when the present
Kuropaan atruggle ends ihi
n , lions in
at war will be Included.
Mr. Ford aaya that men's ideas mUBt
be ohnnged by education and is willing
to bai k UP bis BtatOmanl of a few weeks
ago that he will use his fortune and
efforts tow. ml securing univetsul peace.
TWO AMERICANS MISSING.
hen- torUer la tinoiitl l-'orrlitsi
l.ealonern I lltei'oilllteil l-'ur.
sasciei t eois wssparcs so pm pus,
PaBIB, Sept 4. The latest report! -
count foi nil inn two ,,f the fifteen
Americans of the First Porelsn Laelon
who wcie wounded between Mav ll and
I June 1(1 Kenneth W eeks ind Johp
Smith, the latter of New Vork, are not
Lawrence Scanlon ia badly wounded
'nnd ia Iu a hospital .it Orleans It is
, expected that he will recovei
Itnssell kf.lt v is a npluvn.s in dam.
mvsny, K-iiy arota the a rloun Con
sul at Lyon that be thought Weeka
.,,,,1 Smith also were prisoners and
Scanlon wrote lo Weeks' inn: net to ih.
I name effect. The r icing eleven
I wounded have oreviou-lv hem accounted
FOR THE NEXT
Western Front Klaborately
Prepared Now for Kx
ROAD TO ( ALMS
PULL ov THORN'S
Correspondent Sees Shel
ter for Machine (inn ai
ir iu ' Calls beapotel fo ifk Sts.
In nkik. Sept I, via Pans. Sept 4.
I I have Just spent two dais aUtomObU
j lug through the UnOCOUpled part ,d Itel-
: gium, km hiding vial la to varloua points
j Just liehlnd the Hist twenty miles of the
: fiont line from Nieuport Inland which
I Is held by' the French troops
I mad,, the tiip as one of six cone-
I spondents InvMed i the Foreign offloe,
I We wore accompanied by a captain
1 from the viar Office and I Captain from
j the staff of den. Joffre. Kvery oppor
' I unity was given us to etudy the prep
j B rations now being made for the w inter
impatga and to study the poealblllty of
I succeoa if the Uermana withdraw troop
I from Buss Is and attempt a drive to
'Calais bv thla route, which might an
pear not only tile quickest but the
, n, n, , -,, pulllt an anything out
I generalltlei be printed, but as regarda
both It is unnecOSaari to be a nulitaiy
expert to recognise the completeness of
tht preparatloni and the hopelessness of
a successful Qermsn drive, Lines of
trenchea the conotructlon of which is
tne result of long experience are m
readiness and sufhclent troops to man
them are In reserve near by, a It Is rec
ognised that if tne front line troops
yielded under pressure of terrific at
tacks IhO) Would be unable quickly to
Occupy such Intri
1 1 cm he. to f ull
- I nii'iinet able
I 'if bu.lt H.l ..ug!...ut t. !.'.
a. ouan- wouiii lie
lid, lo .lis,, nor
Tbs 'observation point, vlalted formed
. interesting contrasts. Toe Ural waa sixty
,' feel up in a tree, reached b) a rough
. wooden stall case blllll rJUnd the tr-e
and giving a view of the country be
. tweon Dlxmudc and Vpree, Tin oilier
was a high point the dune- facing
Nieuport, fpcin which a vigorous bom.
i bardmenl of Lumbsertsyd cuu ! be
1 watched, llnl two of us Were allow ,
I to ascend each obaervatlon pulnt at a
t time, as a greater number might lie
.seen by 'li a. o;.! nn- at. I e'.glUttled to
the rtiemy'a artillery, with tin reauli
I that the two p Ints, which have g.vet,
then nt servlei for two months without
discovery, would be destroyed. When ihe
'em- fail the former post, that in t ia
tree, must perforce he abuniliiiiril
Mis Borden Turner of Chlvasu has
aatabllahed a hospilul it Ituuhrugge on
the Ver which is a niurvvl, fot al
th ugh not eight miles f om the a- tusl
fighting lines in.i onl) receiving the
ovarely wound, , l who arrive wltlt t two
I hours aftei m-elvlna ghclr wounds, its
I marked characteristic i Its 'im fulness
I Its specially hin t -li li wnrd are
; painted green and Is egiUlBlti I'lennll
i.ess and freedom from atlj otlor gtie
a cheering effect, l; accommodatra be
tween lin hi.. i too men. Tint, were
' eight i flve patients there yesterdai .1
I though ouii- iii,, severest caeca are gcnl
then- lo he kept long enough t make ii
I poaalbla to semi them on the t- ,i v
Journey to a more .list. int j. s,.t., Tt,.
mortality In this hospital r, t .
tw . months has been leas than iier
MlS Turner said thai she takes nn
credit for one cure, tli.it ,,f young
Zouave who was brought In. lus h., d
gone and iii ,i state ,,f collapse frum
loss of blood Tin" Heneral ccmmaivd
Ing tlie dlatrlci mad'- a special trip to
the hOSpital late ill the evening ,,,i ,, c
.rated the youth with th,. nnlitur
modal, Tue effect waa mngli al.
"The action of Indian piinces in bring
Ing troops to Rngland." said th,- aid who
aorompanlod ua, ii is attracted much
, Mi l l, on nil . .. , ..
s u,.-.,m stn-.k in...,., o
i ur rin ii Cavalry
We visited the encampmenl of 1,101
native oavalry who came from Alglera
in right for Prance, paying ilieli own
exponsOS and brlllgltlg their own ll cs.
These Volunteers are of all ane- V
man of HO was atandlni next to a youth
or I,, rney nave passed ihe yeai with
no shelter hut II, en- ,ave tanta, which
an merely a strip of cloth on four
sticks a yard ing1. i neither men
nor horses have suffered a ., result of
the climate When the cavalry had any
opportunity at all al tin- commencement
of ihe war Ihev were most fi t,,,.
.offered heavilv. two comnlel
panics out of tlie being wiped out
These were nn i , ili. iti !-. replace,! f
ThO) are UnSUltOd t Ill -h worl,.
1 having an Irrepressible lendeno) to all
on the trench parapets fot coffee and
I cigarettes, when the first shell hurst.
near them they rushed to the apol ami'
began filing at Ihe hole. They soon he.
can e indirrereut to men lire, hut never
grasped the Idea of an Invisible enemy,
When they are able t., see their foe
nothing stops them.
it is I my oaa Ibis io return from ih
front without paying ii tribute to h
calm i-onlhlence shown among ths
troops. They realise thai another win
tor campaign la before them, vet n .
ign of despondency or discouragement
can be seen in mien or looks or words.
Aa the medical sen Ice has been
strongly crltlciaed recently in the
Chamber of Deputlea Tug Si n's rorre
pondenl veiled tin- opportunity of le.u n
Ing at tirst hand if dlasatiafaotion ex
Istad among he OfSlSrs ah, I men 11,.
Iimulflea aeemod to he Inconvprehenalble
to those addressed, and lhlr replies, so
far from being coinplalnla, took Ho
form of expression uf admit i m fm
the wondorful work done in rapidl) tiv
lug tit. -I aid to the wounded and in re
moving them in hospital,