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TjHE SUN, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1916.
ths) labor le.ulcnt. also was present. How
mi aver,, the n.iti most (l"lri..l, John Morris,
lursKietii if inn "red" carmen' loi
,.;wb so la I.- In iimi'-iirlnir Hint he In
?'tHrv with tJie whole progress of tlio
"jAftr A lum; wall (he Mayor departed
thrri re' timed. Nnlh ng was accim
'.Wlfh1 after nil Hit- parties got there.
, 'IjWlo Mayor ntnl nialrrnan Htraus went
'.w4rM..hrltee a home after the unsatlsfac
' my mrietltrg.
'K'tttlll i W!a mol 1.1 a hi.st nf ntl.
"Jluper itn-1 hen ho returned In his home
M.i West rVvcnly-slxth street at 10:30
.wvtTlie"chafrmn said that ho, the Mayor
"TumI ih 1 Ur tender-, Messrs. Vahey
tid Fridlger, had reached un agreement
tiut Ui ilviiivo anything which took
J-e ilnrlni; tliclr n-tilun In the Bar
j& ,)AiocIitli roonm
.thg .nltu.it. on encouraging? Can
Itr.ontilnlKtcT" he was naked.
, jtv' i beg oi you not tn iiuesii
tiMlVlie rvp'led, H i fpirutdry
Tfliit ly Straus always was
, tv ' I bg of you
not to i'iMtlon m at
frjhl .hopeful. With the renmrk that
. there would bo nothing he could nay
day nae-that perhapa he would have
statement Monday, that ended the In-
l't'rtlmary steps In the direction of
eiWrl.irtk were liken yesterday
nr.'hen 1.S01 members of the
Ido (water Boatmen's Union, which '
; handle the ro.il barge of the Interbor-
vubii iimi .-iv Kin; itaiiwayi, began
" the spreading bf n referendum vote. The
J result of this vote will be made public
I fhls afternoon.
( It Is ripected bv union leaden that
t hutting down on this work will deprlvo
ue, traction systems nf tr.clr necessary
ticL The officii. s, however, lay they
svf- on hand lulllcierit for cvorl weeks,
lie nccutnul.it, on utiultlnic through ad-
ance orders placed when the steam rall-
oad strike threatened.
The IntcriMtional Lnrutahortmen's
hion called" for II o'clock this morning
Ktuerai n"ting or Its leaders, who
present 3.1,000 men. John F. Illlev.
resident of the union, untniunced that
hero have Iwi n ni.nn- refusals so f.ir
i mo n if loiiKnliori iiitti. who will not handle
coal Intended for the traction lines. To-
I lay they v ill strive to cripple the nup-
' Alias ,.t f,,,.1 ,.l,..t ... ,U -
A strike among the stationary firemen
f:a ordered yesterday by Timothy
fealy, he.id of the International organ-
latum. This order for a walkout should
Cect the union men at work In tho
owtr houses of tho Interborouch and
HO New York Hallways Company. It
yi aouutrui, lion ever. If thcM men have
ihy knonii-dire of the order because the
mpnnlrs hae kept J. em In Isolation.
1 Inroads In union ttrenith wero claimed
my Frank Hedley, vice-president and
lieneral rninSk-er of the lnterborouith.
rSe !Ald that under the amnesty vouch-
lated striking employees of the New
fork Haila twent)-(lve men deserted
Amnlg.im.ilcd to return to work.
lThe fuliwuy service was reduced to
venty-elulit trains nt T o'clock and
yenty nt 'J. On the elevated lines there
o iov cars ar. i anu iia at v. All the'
een cars were withdrawn by 7:10.1
Fourth and Madron avenue cars
re the Ilrst to be called In. At C .
Vclock their signs were changed to read
Thlnty-Hecond street," und as they
Maphcd the barn at that point they were
. 1 Elevated liana 3fore Trataa.
I More trains wero run yesterday on tha'l'"1'' ,5""it l!S'5rss.: eniplce.. tlm
; elevated lines etwcen S and S o'clock company refused to reinstate. The de-
tsnan in me corrcspondlmr period for
: . .
-.m.,. ...e nreum u;ly or tne strike. The
sWures rninratn.i I... iiii fJ .
ni wero vrj ror yrstenlay and 8(8 for'
.Fewer trains were operated on the
silbway yesterday between and i than,
nir inn eqyvaient eight hours on Frl-
The ,,n'l.- .!,! .?1 I..I
service yesterday and 642 on Friday.
I'Jbe InterbormiKh Itapld Transit Com-1
ISa " ,n vr sufficient sup-
ZVV for the 1 o'clock 'rush yesterday, but
jJkI not hnvc.n many running at t In
''tlie mornltie ns On FrlilnV.
J,On the routes covered bv the trreen I
onrs of the New Vnrlt ltiiilsriit rv.
'Jany the accommodations yesterday 1 not tn a position to demand nnythlr: Otree or four of our men have rounded n whol ettion f,f German trenches, 200
,e s'leht'v better between 8 In the of them. We were therefore only nble up far larger batches of Germans. I prisoners and several machine guns,
ajprnlng and nt night than for the to look to our employers, the New York. "In the mutter of physique, huwever. Before erdun the great German of
'itrfcsi.)nding trrlo.l on Friday. There , Hallways Company We had nsked them U" MHrle of the war Is the French fenslve has died, and It in beginning to be
slfcre twenty-five more cars out at S to do only one little thine for lis. nftd su.iller. Individually and en maese he a great French offensive. The gains to
tlian on the previous dav.'fourteen more that was to susnend circulating these If s maitnl:! .lit to look at ns U has day east of Fleury are but part of a
Jt 10. i-lxteen more at noon, twenty-1 contracts until the men could be In-
'eight more nt and twelve more ot 4. .formed as to what they meant, and that
"As a result of the half holiday there .was turntd down and absolutely refused,
sr' nrty-thrt-e fewer cars iterated at "That, taken In the ll?ht of Mr. Hrd-
41 o'clorlt yesterday tlmn on Friday. Byiley'a statement that he would not te-
half past 7. as on the other days of the turn them, we felt convinced e were
trlke. rnrttrntlv nil the green cars, dealing with men who did not want to
were withdrawn fro-n the streets. deal with us on the Interhnrough the
The Fourth and Mndlson avenue cars same as thev were compelled to on the
nnd thn"o nlnng LeTln-rton, Sixth nnd New York Hallwiys.
letrhth nvennes enniltm. tn K.... .h.' "Wm f.lt ennvlnre.1 thev wore Ttlnr
J,rgest number of cars nut. The percen-'ln
ilSlre of rol'lng storl: which wns operated
Xnsterdav ns rnmnared with the perren-
.tige used on Friday was only slightly
higher T hree't number of cars out
all any on time was !(!2. which was onlv
aigteen more tlmn the highest number
' ii - . ...... .
7 . . . ....isj.i rnsirnieri
IThft traction ntnelnls lesterdav irave
bit flriire. wh'eh purported to show that
toj Friday Die elevated, subway and
ttieens systems carried 100,000 more
Mssenrers thTn on Thutnday. th tlrst
pty of the strive On the elevated Incs
ba. Friday wero fi00.4 2f tmssengers. the!
cwipuny sii 'i. i in trio stinwny were sas.-
ijs. in the i;ueens lines were 10,3!).,.
Tile total was given as 1,719.543.
IFratik Ife.Uey. gereral mnnarer of
.Hie iriterlioroiirli, said yesterday that
t.POO men hue signed the "maeter and
ervant" nc'-emcm on the New York
ludlways, Reports from other quarters
Mowed, howiner, that few men took ad
Vantage of tho amnesty offer. It Is
.Clely dtr'lre breakers will be used In
i , . . ... .
uiiiiiurie in. morrow on ine green
sirs. They wero not used yesjterday In
Jhfclr full strength, because thn company
cl nnptsi or getting the regulars to quit
IPotlce Headquarter had all lnssiectors
ad captains in .tanhattan
Wonx In leadiness Inst night tor trouble '
If cmp,oees of the Third Avenue nnd! KnR,n pamue Montagu (Minister of "While our storming troops fortified
1 lion Hallway companies -declared j MunltUn) were accompanied by repre- I tbe-r.s.lve.s on the far side of the vll
h me. I scntitlves of the War Orllcn and the l"p n"'' '""I't watch tiiinn the torn hill-
. Although It was not admitted until n,.i..,.. tinna ,, ,i i,.. ..irimr. Hide In front here and there a German
jrw; nigiit. iii niiqiiarters liad looKeit for-
I'." u.t,lr",n'.i"l'!!,t i"1 ,llc.po"all'l'lVr,l
a strike on tho red car lines nt the'-
d of the week and precautions were 1
fit i on duly in tho green car barns
48d thn subway nnd elevated lines was
fine over yesterday, so that when the
ri car situation grew critical a snf
Dflent number of men could be drafted.
' IFewer cares of vlolenre were reported
Jftatfrday to the police than at any
time since the rtrii;s started. The num
fear of arrests droop. d also,
j jA threat tn burn the subway ynrd at
jnox neniie ntni nt,tu street sept a
fduad of bluecoats on the run tn that
tiflnt yesterday, but nnthlnir happened.
fltiidquiillers iiIko was Informed bv Mr.
dley that a crowd of men at Forty-
11 1! 11 uriei anu seventh avenue were In
filnldalliig workers. Once more the re
Mrvcs got bu-y w thout results.
IMorris Tnpiuosky, u conductor on ths
leeti car line, re-potted to the police that
leeti car lliie. repoi ted to the police that
, i hud hem beaten by a gang of strik-1
ris wnnn nii wim 011 hla way to his home
14H Wist 144tli Ktreel. He wus at-
tended by a physician,
' IFor r-nnKtilng m street car window
Jtdlllp Welner, a Hlrlklng conductor, of
Pi Kabi lut strie. was sentenced to
Im, workliou-i. fur tin daya by Magia
fAito Frotli.iiglrini In the Harlem uullce
eifurt. Tine., other m'n were tined In
tie same court for disorderly conduct.
1 (Magistrate Cobb M tho Vorkvllln po.
9iLe rouit iiiicd yesterday that Frank
31 Cuiiriliigb.im, a etrilier, of 532 Logan
frre,, BrooMyn. was guilty of dlsor
tli'rly uiidui t In tiding on a subway
W-lIn and .nigiilng with the guard. Tho
iWirtler-nrtmrnt had warned the
i.tigjiliiKt this practice,' Cunning-
vniUIAJUll 1 11 Li JIilA 1
THEIR SIDE TO P. S. C.
"Time lMpc to Defend War on
Unionism," Says Louis
"HOADS WANTED STRIKE"
After Five Hour Argument He
Announces He ReijnlreH
Three Hours More.
It wou!d seem that all that could he
said on the cause of the trae tlotT strike
had been tpread upon the record of
the I'ubtlc Hcrvlce Commission In Its
hearings of Thursday and Friday, hut
Louis Fridlger, counsel for the Amal
gamated Association of Htteet and Illec-
I trie Hallway Employee!, mummed live
olid hours yesterday to po deeper Into
the basis of the ftilfe. Ii: How of talk
was ended only by ndj,iurnm nt ; he
still requires about three more hottr
completely to unburden himself. , He
will be given opportunity to exhaust his
subject next Monday, The principle that
seemed to'lic rat amount In the hearings
thus far was expensed aorue months
apo In the Cohan Kcvtie:
What have you got to ssy? Whit have
on cot to .) ?
Tou came here to ittlfy; now whit have
you got to sy?
What Krldiirer hid to siy wns that
the union has been wronged since Its ad
vent In local traction. In crU'.s fter
crisis to summarize the lmpreslotis of
the counsel the union alwa lute been
In the right, but I'rdnk llcdlcy or Tl'.eo.
dore I. Shonts or James U guacken
bush, or sometimes all three olllcluls of
the Inter Ixirnuch and New Yorlt. Hall
ways, worked to thwart the union's sin
Command Strict Attention,
The young advocate of the carmen
Is a new type of union lawyer In this
town. It was plainly evident esterday
that Fridlger believes sincerely the
unlom have been put through a martyr
dom. Forcefully, at times passionately,
he put forward his side. His Intensity
held Mayor Mltchel, Oscar Straus, the
chairman, and the members of the com
minion In rapt attention during his
entire talk. PeMlrer Is a flraLrnmt tn
'some ways, but he has nothlnc of the
mual Illogicality of th professional
player on emotions; his ntKUtiiciits at a.l
tlems are founded on round roan ri.
Therefore, to the Mavur and Hie Puli-
lie Service Commissioners he has an Ini-
rortar.ee that transcends that of Wllllnm
H. Fltigerald, leader of the Amalga
mated itrlkc. They have deferred to
htm on all ubjecu that nrTect the union
Fridlger held that' the union alwaya
asked for arbitration except In the ills
nance or ine ,ew 10m itanwuys on mis
i. j . . -..I- 1'
In a dlsnute. but a flagrant violation of!
u' iwraa ui .ukusi
7. Tliere could be no arbitrable com-
mon wound -on that proijsltlon. he in-
1 1 TlnlV a II (ZD t .
It would have been a little thing for
the Interhorough to suspend issuance of
'the working apreementa as the union
' demanded, he said.
"We did not have the Mayor counter-
,l.nl.. V,Im n.ruMKnl n-ltl. thn t.
borough ; we did not have the clnlrmari
,.t tk nm,i,.inn ,ir.iiiir ti u ....
absolutely bad fsltb. We hailhetrd
and this Is ,-in element tint Injected ntn
thee iiroceedlnrs yet that for it long
"me they were Importing strike break-
'ers : that they were maintaining them
In rtlffe-ent nlnees In the cltv : thnt thev
were building and taking care of quar- rations had been hardly satisfying, but repnrts of trench raids and artillery lire
ters for the men: that they were pre- what mattered wn that they had hus- ( ut strategic points along the line. Last
poring for a strike; that they .wrintfd a , b mded theh Immh. against any attack night the British lmbarded German
strike; that thev wanted to provoke Us and had wholly bluffed tho enemy. ; trenches on Vlmy ridge, opposite Sou-
into n strike, nnd they felt thst the time "One of the dlllb'tiltles nf sending re- chei, and near thn Inn called the "Red
was ripe tn tight unlmil'm In HiIb city. Ilef tn this plucky handful marvoned in . cabaret." This Is the Ins-Arrius sec
"We felt that the time was rlne to de. 'a p js'rlnn ton far forward to be properly tor. Near Arras and Neuve Chapelle
fend a flcht on unlnlm whlh we supported wiih to find the exact latitude ,here were more trench raids
saw they were going to wag" nnd which of their tterich. The landscape of the prisoners taken by the French troopt.
we saw they were going tn irstltiite. and bo'tlefbild chnnges like shifting Hands alrtne on the Homme front since Septem-
which they lind really wnn and In-
They Bench a Sntlsfnetiiry lle
rlslnn nn Joint Military IlfTort.
I.oNtsiN. Sept. 9. Satlsfaetiry con
clusions for the most effective employ-
merit of the Joint military resources nf
I.-,,,,. ,! (treat ltrlti.'n were reaehed
this week according to an ofllclal Mate- I
inent which savs:
"A series of conferences has been held
this week Iri Paris between the Frenrh
nrd British Ministers for War and Mln-
Isters for Munitions. Dav'd Lloyd
' 'un.' V.h wr Here.nrv-i
frnm the utaff of Gen. Sir Douglas Halg
(commander In chief of the jtrithh .
, France) .
. interrhnrig of views took nl-iee
recent military operations. Measures i
were discussed for the mo-t rfectv
omi.tnvment .,f the tint miiitMre re i
sourres of France nnd Great Britain and
uitlnfactory concluj'lons were reached.
The Minister of Munitions has returned
AID DAYS FOR WAR VICTIMS.
President Proclaim Them aa Octo
ber and November 1.
Washington, Fcpt. D, I'rnrlamatloriH
wero UiMlvd by President Wllsui desg.
natlbg October 21 and 22 lis special
Joint dav on which funds vdl be
solicited ftom tho American people for
relief of starving Svrlaim nnd Anne-
titans and .November l as n similar day
for roritrlbutloriH for tho l.liliuanlnris.
"I feel contldent," said tlio I'mrblent,
"that the pe ple of the 1'nlted States
Will lie moved to Hill teie peoples
stricken by war, famine and disease."
Contributions, tn either of the funds
should be forwarded, tho proclamation
continued, to Rid Ctos headquarters
Soap Kllrhrn for Children.
lliint.iN, Sept, !. Thlrly-elglit soup
kitchens for small children will b-j opened
In Berlin October I, thn hokni Amclpcr
announced to-day, Menls will be served
Htiiuiea pnvaieiy, nui openij, mr inn 10 i"-'- " m -- u-s-ii smi no imout too omcers, II is announces, The division, which the corresnondent vlslteil
past few weeks." wabbling ttenches are as confusing as rm,h haVe taken about half that num-, had had no word from a company In he
" unknown own of contiguous cres- r. Reports from various sources frnnt line for eight .lay. liT. k,
TDrWPW VT1 PPTTTriT mXWIt ""Vo' VJ''J..?i,y 'h'" "V'""""11 r'!,1" agree thut the German Ios.e during the 1 that tho companv was holding out onlv
FEENCH AND BRITISH CONFER, artillery battle pull out their maps nnd u ailed attacks have been great. beeaUKe of the fir" whirl! T the British
1 IHK. UiCII lHL V.lll,Ha mill .lUUirU , .
ALL HUNGARY FURIOUS
AT RUMANIA'S ACTION
Woiiiiilcd Soldiery, Old Men
and Hoys lie; to He Sent,
to Fight Invaders.
fptrlal Cnt.lt Depntri to Tbs Sen,
Twpon. Sept All Hungary Is furi
ous at Human! for whit is considered
her treachery In entering tho war.
Mounded loldlers, old men and boya are
begglni; to be sent to firth the Invaders
o. Transylvania and Hungary Is robbing
th crndle and the grave to make new
battalions to meet the menace on her
eavirn frontier, acordlng to the Pott'i
correspondent nt Budapest.
I'reniler Tlsi and Count Andrassy.
addressing tt party meeting, recently
voiced the popular feeling, declaring
ftumanU never ihould have an Inch of
Trnnylvanl.m terrltnrv and that the
advatice cf the Humanlans through the
tn,,n.. V:"" "VL.t"
i uunt AndraM fit 11 Iturnanla woM
tlio nuritmrl.m) ar.il thn tinti-artf.
11 tir.ni uU.. I. , .1 tm ....... t.. .ti t '
""" "tlW 11 IU II t-tllllCI UUPiJ
srVk-en yiim heBpa?ty Kenlly
prMiimstic and declares Transylvania Is
lost. The party leadits say there are
not enough men and Buns at the com
mand of Austria and Hungary to deal
wl h the new situation and they have
been sa rlnVed to the stupidity of the
Austrian Gimttnis and the seltUhness of
the German and the abortive offensive
The correspondent says that In every
barracks in Budapest the whole garrison
t i tinned 'ii be M-nt to th Rumanian
front. Men In hospitals nsked to be en
rol, ed In the Marsch battalions, the ac
tive troops. Soldiers who have been
d!srhnred from the army aa unfit for
further service, together with thousands
of .hose t n mill,, nr ton nM In ...
i. .... V ... . ...Ti.T- .. ., J
have appeared at recruiting stations
asking for u chance at Humanla. Very
few have bn refused, for the need of
men Is pressing.
GERMAN DEAD FILL
One Corner of Village Liter
ally Covered With Vic
tims of War.
.'fill ft!.'. Pnpatrb to Tnr. Siv
LoNtoN, Sept. ?. British correspond
ents at tho Somme front In France send
despatches that give Illuminating side'
"sH" "W"' err n"MI "nrt ,h r-.
mendous efforts that are gaining ground
for the Kritento Allies.
The London Time, rorre.nomlent de.
.... n.. u, -...m
prixnr.ers, and says on the whole
th,y wt.rc a formidable looking lot of
"There wero many young and over-1
grown among them, nnd some well over
10, but the larger part were aound ,
and stalwart, he telegraphs. 'It Is by
no means tne .si looKing amonr; the
German who always flrht the best nor
' " the puniest wlio are must ready to
sun er.drr. Airtiln and again tinrties of
shown himself ns a lighter. I have seen
no column of Frewb, troops on the road,
no patty of them In the trenches or any-
hre who would not have been con-
rplc jotisly line In any army tn the
"Above Glnchy thirty men and two
olficcr held u trench for two days," says
the correspondent of the (illy .Uo.
"They were Ihousht to be quite lost
when a messrnner struggled back to
t!lt news of their position and to bring
rellif to them.
Mis ejes were staring ana nis nps
pitched, but he was mine. Neither ho
nor ir.s men nan inurncu w.urr ror
twenty-four liourK. and their nibbles nt
nmi nnywnere u is a uiiiicu i uuru not
"One corner of .Gulllemont Is lm
pusnb!e and hardly perceptible as a
toad surface because of tho number of
dead of both sides that lie stretched
upon It and have lain so, Home ror weeks.
fome JUft fcr 11 day,- The front of I lull-
l"nmni northeastward Is bedded thick
with German dead. Moft were killed
by our shall fire, but many wero hit by
no bit of stell. Half stripped they lie,
1'iulte. robbed of lire by tne mero rush or
KliH ""'1 air from the stunning cxplo-
I'Trifl-d by tha rh-lls falling about him
would jump or iawl from cover and rim
bo trnntlet of our snipers. Here ugaln
f"" n-'"'Ve l'ol-res our marksmen shot
11 T'! ,u aPy rn,YVn'.niT,nv.p un
oeen win inarier. 11 nut. m leu, ciiwca nr
cut off or ruined and at the same time
Ita saved guarded moves on our front '
like a He'f-nct'ng shield, Such .1 duel
of heavy guns ha seldom If ever been
"Still, we (Ire even more nnd much
henvler shells than the enemy. That Is
nnd will be the chief teusou why we are
moving forwaid and the enemy Is mov
Italy Summon ('Inn nf 1 MOT.
RoMt:, Sept, 9, A decree was Issued
to-day humnionltig to the cnlora tho class
of ISH7 Murines of the classes between
IKS'.! ami HAS, who had previously been
1 ejected, woto nso called to the colors.
rid you of Ant.Roacht.DedBnjji.
Out Qftorm work solicited
GUARANTEE EXTERMINATING COMPANY
300 FIFTH AVE. NY Hunt BRYANT 2716-2717
rl.n7WM nce ,n ot three P-Uinon a
l!.nnin mi .. ,....,!. . , .,1.1 i. .t. snd a half mites, and took nil th r. ' ln": r.ntente
un.M IS "! . . '. ' .' .. ! ma!"df r f alnc,,J'' They aUo took moro, resistance un",
..uui .uo,,i, leaner or ine nun- ground near ft nehv . hull.. . ! I Hit.a
WE FAIL A
iWHTIRH IN HOT 171 RP
TAM ALL UlNliUY
Cqmpletc Capture of Village
After Artillery Assault on
3 1-2 Mile Front.
NOW MENACE TO G0MBLKS
Allies Moke Gains Along the
Somme and in Verdun
London, Hept . British and French
gained more victories on the Somme and
at Verdun to-J.v. Th.. iv i ,
PT" BnJ '. hunJ-d "flsoncr9
e British north of the Homme this
? 3 M 10 J""h of 8"
yards Into the German trenches.
These new Hrltlsh advances make
more serious the menace to Combles and
also put the British In possession of at-
inu.-i an. or. ene last remaining tineon-
! QUcred peak of the Albert iim.. -m,.i.
dominate! German positions for miles
i They practically finish the smashing of
the German second line north of the
Attack From l!lb Wood.
The attack here was made on a front
extending from High Wood (Foureaux
Wood), which Is northwest of Glnchy,
of oTnehy and onl'i- , lit. ..V .
1 i . i" ht. L 0nl R ml!' northwest
UI ""I11". ""J main oh
oritur, nf fK
nrinsn ciasn was to clear out all the
Germans from the eastern part of
Glnchy. which they still he:d stubbornly.
In bloody hand to hand fighting. In
which quarter was neither asked nor
given, the British did what ih.v 1,3,1 ...
out to iln, and more. They pushed their
lines east or (iir.ctiy, following the flee
ing Germans, and gained ground about '
wie rauroau wnere It loopa east of I.euio
Wood. They tiushed ahead al.su on th. .
plateau cast of High Wood.
In the shell swept trenches northeast
of l'oi'.eres tho British made another
smuh at the same time that th assault
further south began. Here ulso they
were successful and overran und held
00 yards of German trenches near
Martlnpulch. The village Itself they did
noi try to occupy, for the German artll-
lrry fire upon It Is so strong that troops
e'annot live there.
Many Prisoners Taken.
Prisoners were taken In both attacks,
but the number thus far Is not known.
Sixty have been sent back from the cap-
lured trenches nhunt
British took a score of
In the day when they stormed a German
trench In High Wood. Two wero ottlrers.
The French were not Inactive en their 1
part of the Somme front during the day
and carried a i-mall wood by assault
with the bajnnet east of Ilelloy-en-San-
rre. In the direction of Vlllers-Oarbon
nil. East of Penlecourt the French also I
mule somo progress In very
V.?.lh.l "?'h f f'C1 X."
battle the French again took the of-
fpn1Ve on that front and swept back the
Germans east or the village of Fleury.
scene of so much desperate fighting. The
n"llu; 1,1 wh!,t the French Win
describes as "lir lllant assault,
steady drive to gt baca l-orts Vaux and '
'wuuumuni, ine mn outlying uerenses or
the Verdun system that the Crown
Prince took at such great cost. Oerman
troops have been drawn from Verdun to
go to the Rumanian and Somme fronts,
ami the artillery Is weaker.
French Itepalse Germans. I
German tnunter nttaika here are un-1
availing. Last nluht another of these
attacks on the trenches the French have
taken in Vaux Chnpltre Wood was re-
pulsed by the Krench barrage tire,
Another British offensive north of the
present one on the somme. or nn ex-
tension of It. Is suggested bv continued
i, 3 amount to S.00O men. Including
U. 8. CIVIL SERVANTS IN UNION.
Hugh Frayne anil Three t'limrrii'
men Address Membership,
Hugh. Frayne, State organlier of the
Central Federation nf Labor, made the
principal speech last night at the first
annual meeting of the Federal Em-
ployees' Union In the Pulitzer Building.
He told the cierus, bookkeepers and
other civil servants of the advantages
gatrnsi ny similar organizations in nan
Francisco and Chicago. The local union
was fumed August 4 and has about 500
James Flynn, Georgo W. Loft and
Jacob Plegel, Representatives In
Brcss, also addressed the meeting.
iiiu.m maae ene most important ad- mrir mo a
generous returns in
FOR HIS 'COWARDICE'
Wanted Germans to Retreat
to Shorter Liues East
London, Sept. . "According to re
ports from Germany received at Berne,"
says a despatch to ths Wireless Press,
"the dismissal of Or Erich von Fal
kenhayn from the t of Chief of the
German General Staff was due to his
I suggestion of a complete change In Qer
t many'a war plans, which Emperor Will
iam Indignantly rejected.
"Predicting the complete downfall of ,
Bulgaria ns tne result of convene ne at
tacks from the north and south and In
the end a consequent Interruption of
communication! with Turkey, Uen. von
i Falkenhayn urged that the whole Bab
eaenoend hat Z
, occupied territory In France be evacu-
tel.. . ...
..C?'?" e"!!"1 i?e s?f?2
purely defensive cam-
shorter front would paralyze
Allies and make It Impos-
they fought with un-
and then for ten years.
Persistence In the present plan of cam
paign, he said, would lead to disaster.
"Field Marshal von Hlndenburg de
nounced this advice aa childish, cowardly
nnd unworthy of the Germans. Emperor
William took Von HlndenbunCa view
and dismissed Von Falkenhayn."
RUMANIA WINS ON
BIG LINE; FOE FLEES
Continued from First Pagr,
to a weakening of enthusiasm for th
war. Bulgaria and Greece are still
friendly, he said.
German reports come from several
sources that the Rumanians. In retreat
ing In the Dobrudja. abused the Bulgar
1 Hell'' They Will Yield Only a
l.ltllr More on tke Homme,
' ,T" T,'E OEn,'f nf on th
""Al'Mt Fsont IV Fkance, Sept. 7
lYn ,,,'rl!n. "'Pt. 3)- German ofllcers
' wlln whom the Associated Trees corre.
spondeiil onversel during the present
) u m mis iruni uamn
! ,rH11 n" on earlier occasions, that the
i Anglo-French armies have gained some
HOA'cesses )n their Somme offensive and
that it Is not Impossible, that they wilt
crush back the German front a few
more miles In spots by a continuation
of the stupendous hammering with ar
tillery and human flesh. But they de-
eialv thai UirM suver-ees ate leittiri ,
I r' I v r. I M , A .11,,..,, .... . V. '
ultimate result of the war.
On the other hand, they express them
selves as convinced that the German
army, by virtue of Its trained General
Staff and veteran company of regiment
ottlrers. Is enormously superior tn the
falsed British levies. The French
Hrn,' "'' consider well officered and
I I , .
well traln.,1. I
"he artillery preparation for the great
allied attack last Sunday and Monday Is
described by soldiers and French civil
ians who heard or saw It from points be.
hind the llne as the most etuiwndoua
of the campaign. On the hills for four
I or five miles tiehlnd the front It was J
I necessary to shout at the top nf the
I voice in order to conduct a conversation.
j French More Effertlve. '
Of the detailed movements! of the of. .
feliSlVe It Is ailtl.ll! I In fr.r,,, .. ..H. 1
mate, but the view Is held her., that the
French hke attacked with sreater sue.
cess than the British. "But they will
never breach the German lines," is the
remark which the correspondent hears
from s.ery officer nnd soldier.
Not only the front lines but the whole
terrain In the rear He under such a
vehement and imbro'sen fire from ar
tlllerv and mine throwers tint tt Is
unsafe, often Imposelhle, to go forth
even at night to bring up food and
water Telephonic communication with
tlte fr?nt cannot be maintained with
dependence so often are the wires cut
and so dangerous Is It to repair them.
Thli has led to a revival of carrier
pigeon communication and the Introduc
tion of birds for carrying messages not
for long distances bui as the only ii
pemlable medium of communication
from the front to the rear. Pigeons
and heliographs often bring the only
. assurances to the commanders that the
1 troops are still holding the position.
t'nrapanr 'u Off Klajbt Days.
occasionally even these fall. One
artillery still directed on ttudr sector of
It Is no longer correct to speak of
these lines as trenches; they usually1
consist only of shell craters, linked by
rough and ready communication
The British artillery, so far as the cor- !
respondent has observed and as he has I
been Informed by German officers. Is
shooting very well. The British avla- 1
tors hae been troublesome. They lme
not only helped the artillery Immensely
in observation but have even cooperated
Willi the Infantry In storming attacks,
and lit several Instances they are re
ported to have nwooped down upon the
German positions from the rear, using
machine guns and bombs on the defend
ers from elevations as low as four or five I
OFFICIAL NEWS OF
WAR FROM FRONTS
French Heport Repulse of Ger
mans, With Heavy Losses,
ADVANCE ON THE MEl'SE
Carry Trenches by Assault
nnd Tnko 200 Prisoners
East of Fleury.
Pants, via London, Sept , The night
official statement Issued by the War Of
In the Somme region there was a
somewhat lively artillery action on ,
both sides. A grenade engagement
made us masters of a portion of an
enemy trench to the east of Belloy,
where we captured about thirty pris
oners. The enemy, after a sharp bombard
ment, attempted to retake positions
we had rtcently captured to the north
west of Bemy, but was repulsed with
In the region of the Meuse, east of
the village of Fleury, before Douau
mont, our troops this afternoon cai
rled by assault the whole of one sec
tion of German trenches. Two Hun
dred prlsiivrs, including two officers,
and severs! machine guns have at
ready been sent behind our lines as a
result ot this brilliant action.
T.TOO Men Captured.
The day announcement said:
South of the Sommo .during minor
operations wo carried a small wood
east of Belloy-en-Santerre and made
ffesh progress In the enemy's trenches
east of Uenlecourt.
Heports received from various sec
tors of tho Somme front agree as to
the Importance of the losses sustained
by the enemy during his last attack,
The number of German bodies found
In trenches, communication trenches
and shelters Is considerable. Prison
ers taken by French troops alone
north and youth of the Somme since
September 3 amount to 7,700 men, in
cluding about 100 officers.
On the right bank of the Meuse
Verdun front) Intense artillery fight
ing conttnuta in the region of Fltury,
Vaux-Chapltre and Chenolr. Toward
2 o'clock the Gentians attacked the
positions which we captured on Sep.
tember C In Vaux-Ohapltre wood. Our
curtain of tiro broke up all the en
emy's attempts. The night was com
paratively calm on the remainder of
Although there was a high wind
last night, one of our aerial t-quadrons
dropped twenty-four bombs on rail
way stations at Etaln and Contlans
and on military establishments nt
Take Ail of Glscay.
I.onpo.v, Sept. 10 (Sunday). The
night statement Issued by the War otllce
We attacked this afternoon on .1
front of 6.000 yards, extending from
High wood to Leuie wood. As a re.
suit the whole of Glnchy village is now
I In our hands after eeie righting and
. Ik. .-, 1 1 1 . I k.l 1. ' I, ...... 1 aA ...... . 1
the ground between It and Leuie wood
Kast of High wonil we advanced
300 yards on n front of 500 yards.
Numbers of prisoners were taken and
the enemy's casualties were very
Northeast of Poileres ne gained' a
further COO jar.ls of Oerman trenches
nnd captured to prl,.tters. Inflicting
heavy casualties on the enemy, who
waa caught by our artillery fire while
massing for a counter attack.
Our artillery bombarded th en
emy'a trenches on Vlmy Ridge, oppo
site Souchex. There was reciprocal
artillery activity In the neighborhood
nf t'alonne and btwen La Bassee
Car.al and Neuvo I'hapelle.
British Day Report.
Tho day British statement follows :
last night there van some sharp
hand to hand lighting In High Wood.
I "hero we captured a German trench.
taking two ottlcerH and nineteen Ba-
varum. In this operation heavy
casualties were Inflicted on ths enemy.
There lias been considerable hostile
artillery activity against our front
north of Poileres and In the neigh
borhood nf Mouquet Farm. In this
sector t-mall hostile Infantry attacks
were easily repulsed. A detachment
of the enemy, which attempted to ad
vance from the direction of Cource
lette, was stopped by our lire.
Our troops carried out several suc
cessful enterprises In the neighbor
hood of Arras and the Hoher.zollern
redoubt and north of Neuie Chapelle.
The enemy's trenches were entered,
some prisoners were taken und other
casualties wero Inflb'ted.
Our aeroplane attacked the enemy's
aerodromes at Ghlstelles nnd I land -zaems
(southwett of Bruges). A large
number of bombs were dropped with
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satisfactory results. All our ma
Three British aeroplanes again bom
barded K1 Mazar (Egypt) yesterday.
Kleven of the twenty bombs dropped
were Been to take effect In the enemy
Attacks Slaokea. .ay Berlin.
UrnUN", via London, Sept. . The
German official statement reporting op
erations on the western theatre says;
Hncmy Infantry attacks on the
Somme slackened during the day. An
Kngllsh loeal enterprise at Foureaux
Wood and night attacks by the French
against tho Berny-Denlecourt sector
failed. We cleared small portions of
our positions which previously had re
mained In the hands of the enemy.
Artillery fighting continues.
On the right bank of the Meuse
(Verdun front) fighting has been re
vlved northeast of Fort Souville. After
a fluctuating battle wo again obtained
possession of u portion of the ground
which had been lost. During the
night there was intense artillery fire
on both sides of the front from Thluu
mont Work to Chspltre Wood.
L'astern Front Prince Leopold of
Bavaria There Is nothing to report.
ArchdukV Charles Continued Bus'
slan attacks yesterday between the
Zlota LI pa and the Dniester again met
with no success. By counter attacks
the enemy detathtnents which had
penetrated our trenches were driven
out. and on the front occupied by Ot
toman troops the Russians were driven
beyond the point from which they had
started. More tfian J.000 prisoners
and seeral machine guns have been
In the Carpathians the enemy threw
strong forces on the heights west and
southwest of Shypot and near Dorna
Wutra. Northwest of Kapul we yielded
Balkan Theatre Renewed enemy
attacks near Dobrlc (southeastern Ru
mania) again failed.
The following was issui 1 by the Ad
miralty: On September " our naval aero
planes dropped bombs on hostile naval
forces off Arensburg, on Ocsel Island,
In the Gulf of Hlga. Near Zevel a
hostile aeroplane was forced down.
On the night of September 6 one of
our naval neroplanes dropped a largw
number of bombs with good results on
the Russian neropiane station at Ru
neo. on the Gulf of Riga.
One of our submarines succesfully
shelled M.tngalla. on the Rumanian
Black Sea coat.
Hnailsni Repel Fire on Italics.
FiTnor.tiAD, Sept. 9. The War O.'ll.e
statement say ;
Germano-Turklsh counter attacks on
the River Naraiuvka. In the direction
of Hallcz. wete repelled by our fire. In
tills urea stubborn fighting continues.
In the wooded Carpathians, south of
Bararioff, our troops carried a series
of heights, Hiking more than COO pris
oners and capturing live machine gun
und a mountain battery of several can
non which had been thrown Into the
Caucasian front In the region of
the village of Ognott stubborn lighting
Black Sea Our torpedo boats bom.
barded th port of BaltJIk, on the Ru
manian cou.t, und sank twenty-one
direct particular attention to
NEW FASH IONS
tyrom eVen couturier cfidoHd
Original Models' &xiuthcnt.k
reproductions9 .together ifliti
SUITS COATS WRAPS
GOWNS DRESSES BLOUSES
FURS AND MILLINERY
Qfife from the
tainyacomplete. Vrqmuation oL
Vrcnchtyefiqnerf & CUrtaiDaU
offcruu jfary facility or the prompt.
execution, of SfnbiOibuaL
barge In which th Bulgarians .r
shipping bread from this port. l,,,.
emy neaplanei attacked our tnr;-:Ut
boat without result
The Rame OSrlal.
ROMf. Sept. . The War Office u.
In th Vallarss. Adls valley, on tk.
evening of September 7 a'.rong ensmr
detachments after an Intense bombard,
ment attacked our positions betn...,
Monte Spit and Monte Cnrno. They
succeeded In breaking through tox
trenches. A counter attack gav ti
back the greater part of tho grourl
lost. We Inflicted heavy lnst nri tr
enemy and took twenty prisoners.
,In the Tofana rone we repulsel
attack against the position in tl.e 7r
venanzes valley which our -troops
took on September 7 n t
remainder of the front only .irti..'
Notwithstanding the m.favcr b'
weather conditions last n gi.t ,. f
our airships reached the Duire.T-
railway and dropped fiOO l;.,i;n
(1,320 pounds) of exploslie -line.
Ramanlan Make Gains.
IU'charest, via London, Sep. d
statement issued by the Ilumar.an W
Office to-night said :
Northern and western fro.,t! ....
a sharp action we occupied oiah 7.,.
lltzn 'forty-two mile! northwe -Calk
Szereda), San Mlial. t- ,
(three miles east of Cslk Szr,
Glurhglurgen and Kenmlclan (.1!
Transylvania). An enemy a a k
south of Mehadla (fifteen miles r.or.h
of Orsova on tlio Danube) niui re
pulsed. Southern front: Russian a-.d Ri
manian troops drove the BuIgarUr
from BazardJIk (Dobrlc) and Dn.
base! (In Rumnnla,between the Dar.
ube and the Black Sea).
Knemy aeroplanes bomb-d Ci
stanza (on the Rumanian Black 5r.n
coast), wounding two women ant 1
NEW EFFORT TO AID POLES.
Proposal to Sen American M1I11
With .Milk far Rabies.
CtttCAOo. Sept. . Plans to ship -densed
milk for children In Polar.d !
the same manner that medical suppl',
have been forwarded to the Jens I
Palestlne were taken up to-day by tke
Polish National Defence Committee
1 Dr. J. P. Ehleskl, president of trie r
I ganlzation, and Dr. Samlmlr Zurswtk
vice-president, were chosen to go to
Washington and urge the Slate Depart
ment and other officials to further tr
project. The plan Is to have an Am
can vessel take the fchlpments.
DANES TO PRESS TREATY.
Government to Make Attempt te
Conclade Sale of Islands.
Copenhagen (via London), Sept.
The Government will make anothe- a
tempt to have the treaty for the eV, e'
the Danish West Indies to the L'rlt'd
States agreed to and intends to submit ..
bill to the Klgsdag on Tuesday bil
upon the proposal made by the Cortet-
atlve party that with the formation e'
1 realltlcn cafclrtei a :arl!';r.;r...-.r
I'ommlttee be appointed to examine I
the negotiations for the sale of
n-'.ands and to make a report there
within a limited time.
It was rroposed that after the making
of the report a plebiscite bo held, pMhs.
bly abo'lt the middle of October. The at
tltude of the, Left and Conervntlve p
tits toward the Government's bill i
certain and It Is not known If gT.r
elections can be avoided.
INJURED TRAILING A NOISE
; Policeman Falls In Car Pit W
He Inaperta flnrna.
Wlule Investigating a noise he '
; In the -ar barns of the New York 1
ways Company at Fiftieth str.et
Seventh avenue yesterday IV:
Thomas Shields of 142s Han;o ,. f
Brooklyn, attached to the Harm u-s
nue station, fell Into a car p"
dark. He suffered a broken t ..s
severo contusions of the head rtt .
which necessitated his b.r g i,t.
Th-.- pit was fifteen feet ,'e.r-
, apparently no one 3i nro ir.'l 0
his calls, for Shields lay I t e
I for half an hour ur.t;l Pol. -ea
en"e Meehnn of the ..ante p-e.--,
him from his beat and went look a
Fifth Ave. f Forty Sixth St.
D rVuiirHe sfAntsic'
extensive bLtylaif of
Ifor fifteen pfenning (slightly less than I
rouienti). , , I