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BISBEE, ARIZONA, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1915.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Except at Dvinsk Russians Ap
pear to Have the Better ot
Battle Raging Along the East
ern Front of Great War.
FIGHTING IN WEST
OF BIG ARTILLERY
'Balkan Situation Is Rapidly Com
ing to a Climax; Germany
Shows Resentment at Ruma
nia for Her Attitude.
UDNDON, 8ept. 26. The tattle tide
on the eastern front teems to be
twinging, more with the Russians, ex
cept in the north where Drinsk is the
object of a heavy attack. The Ger
mans are making headway In their
drive on this city and on Ovinia.
Righting on the western front is main
ly with heavy artillery, although the
claim la now made that the Allies'
offensive Is to begin. A French air at
tgell was made oa Sabloaa and on the
railroad station at Meti, avlatots drop
ping forty bombs. Apparently there i
am no recent happenings of moment in
In the southern and eentral districts
around Ptiuk. in Volhynla, Ualicia.
the Russians appear In the ascenden
cy. With Lutsk again in their pott
session they have Dubno to capture
to complete reclaiming the Yolhynlan
fortress triangle. It is reported that
40,000 Austrian prisoners passed
' thioogh Utev on tbelr way to interior
The situation in the Balkans is de
veloping rapidly. Bulgarian and
Greek mobilisation is proceeding rap
idly. German newspapers show re
sentment at the attitude of Rumania,
which is regarded as far from friendly
to the central powers.
BERLIN CLAIMS REPULSE
BBRUN, Sept. 15. The Gcfrmsn of
ficial communication says that after
an Artillery preparation of great In
tensity, which at some points- lasted
fifteen hours, the expected Anglo
French offensive has begun on the
western front. The communication
claims the northern British wing has
already, been repulsed and the French
repulsed mar Soucbes and Neuvllle.
At most points between Champagne
and Argonne. they have been losing
heavily from artillery Are.
Along the entire front from the sea
so the Vosges the enemy's artillery
fir has Increased. It Is especially
violent at Ypres, also in Champagne
and between Ypres and itoulers. A
combined attack began early this
morning. The British advance was ( morning about 3:20 o'clock. Though
repulsed after hand to band fighting. ( the American did not know the loot
The French penetrated the trenches i ere, they, apparently, knew him for
new Sonches but were again ejected. they made no effort to talk to either
roe rrencu were also repulsed on
both sides of Neuvllle. The retreat
ing enemy suffered considerable loss
es. Hand to hand fighting is now go
ing oa in some parts of the front.
SHELL BELGIAN COAST
LONDON, Sept. 25. Since Monday
there has been a continuous bomb
ardment of Ostend, Zeebruge and oth
er points on the Belgian coast. Re
ports say the enterprise now being at
tempted may change the whole aspect
of the war on the western front. Dis
patches from Holland say heavy fir
ing has been beard north of Ameland
which indicates that if the Germans
naturally attempted to oppose the
Kngllah ships a part of the Oerman
fleet ventured out. On the Italian
frontier haavv ran Are wu aonuUui.
ally interntpted to give the Infantry
an opportunity to attack
BIG LOAN DRAGS.
NSW YORK, Sept. 25 Negotiations
towards establishing the half billion
credit to Great nilrttal and Prance
have made little apparent progress
and no one In close touch would deny
the credited report that the commu
nion bad submitted to the govern
ments a rough draft of terms satisfac
tory to the American bankers and wan
awaiting a reply before proceeding
One report denied that the comwls
tilon Intended to depart to Burope next
Saturday and there appeared no
change of reported tentative terms of
the loan, the maximum to be a half
billion .covered by the issue of Anglo-
French five-year notes bearing five
pei rent to be sold to the invewtor at
le- than par
Ardent Dry Worker
Faces- Charges of
Walter Hill, Church and Sunday
School Worker, Ardent Prohi
bitionist, Charged With Selling
PHOENIX, Sept. 25 County At
terney Gandy has filed Information
against Walter Hill, former Presl.
dent ef the State Sunday School
Association and prominent In
church and Sunday school work,
as well as prominent in the re
cent prohibition campaign on the
Ids of the Drys, for the violation
of the Prohibition Amendment, for
Which he claims to have worked
This action followed the con.
vlctlon of E. Troutner, recently,
for a violation of the same amend
ment. Troutner was convicted for
selling bulldog cider and claims
to have done so for Hill, Trout
ner acting merely as city sales
man. A bench warrant will be Is
sued In the Hill case, probably as
soon as the matter can have the
attention of either of the Superior
W. N. Bridges, formerly State
Superintendent of Insurance, and
J. C. Foster, agents for the Na
tlonal Life Insurance Company of
America, were arrested here on a
telegram from Benson alleging fel- '
ony charges. Both were released
on bond and are awaiting hear
ing. D. 0. Watson, of Cananea, With
Wife and Two Children, Deaf
and Dumb, Only Americans to
Suffer From Looting.
To be singled out, of all the 'busi
ness houses in the town of -Cananea.
as the object of looters was the ex
perience of D. O. Watson, who con
ducts the Sonora Saddlery In the
mining town. The experience of Wat
son Is all the more harrowing because
of the fact that he Is deaf and dumb,
his wife is likewise and two of his
three children are mutes.
Watson, with his family, came from
Cananea, yesterday, by automobile.
They have elected to stay in Naco'
until conditions readjut themselves 1
in the Sonora mining camp. Mrs.
Watson, who Is in delicate health, re
seived a severe shock from her en
counter with the looters and it is the
hope of her husband that the peace
ful condition of Arizona may benefit
The looting of the Watson Saddlery
establishment took place Thursday
him or his wife and vsed the sign
language in mtfking their demands.
After the first attempt Watson In
forme dthe United States Consul of
the affair but the looters returned
again to the place at 10 o'clock the
The Watsons lost everything they
had on the place. Saddles, chaps,
tools, considerable cash, several
checks, si gold watch and everything
else of value around the place. In en
tering the shop they found Mrs. Wat
son asleep in the second room. The
looters entered and ordered her to op
en the' safe. At first she refused to
comply with their demands. They lev
eled their guns at her and, using the
sign language said they would shoot.
For her children she opened the safe
and the looters proceeded to ransack
The looters were sympathizer of
Maytorena, but had no connection
with the Governor of Sonora. They
were the sams bandits who entered
Cananea the same night and made the
da hideous for the residents of the
Watson intends to take the matter
up with Governor Maytorena and seek
remuneration for his losses there. He
is also going to take the matter up
with the state depaitment at Washing'
ton and tell that department of his ap
peal to the orfleers there and to the
CALL GREEK RESERVISTS
HARTFORD. Conn., Sept. 26.
Greek reservists In this vicinity have
received orders to report to the con
sul general at New York to return to
Greece to Join the colons.
DEAF AND Dili
PROBABLE AT !
Arrangements Made for a Con
ference Between Employees
of Companies and the Mine
Managers This Morning.
WESTERN FEDERATION j
In Resolutions Come to the .
Agreement Not to Ask for Re-i
cognition of Union But to Con
fer on the Merits of Question.
CLIFTON .Sept. 25 At 8 p. m. It i
announced that a conference has In n
arranged for eleven o'clock tomoriuw
CLIFTON, Sept. 25 Ah a rem.'
subsequent to mass meetings, In- 0
among the employees ai More i ,
Clifton and Metcalf. on Friday and
day indications are that a confer! r
between the employees and mi'
managers Is about to be speedily a
ranged although there is no offkui
Resolutions, unanimously adopted a'
these meetings, follow:
"Whereas the employees in the mm
ing industry of the Clifton-Moren i
Metcalf Districts have been on strike
"And where as the mine manag i -of
this district have declared their I
willingness to meet a committee or,
their employees, elected for and by
their co-workers, provided that they
declare their wllilngnesB 19 return to .
work and would return upon an ad- j
Justment of the differences and, furth-1
er, that they would net ask for ecjg-j
Miners, now or at any time;
"And whereas worklngmen always
desire the continuous operation of in
dustry in order that they might have
steady employment and. further, that
the workers of this district did not go
out fop the benefit of any organisation
but struck for sn adequate and Just
compensation for tbelr toil and the
exercise of their rights as cftlsens and
"Therefore, be it resolved by the
strikers of Cliflon-Morencl-Metcalf
that we do now comply with the con
ditions which the mine managers have
declared essential, preliminary to the
holding of a conference and the ad
justment of differences that we have
no Intention of asking for the recogni
tion of the Western Federation of
Miners now or at any other time, this
to the end that Industrial peace may
speedily be restored and mutual re
spect and good will obtain hi the re
lations between employers and em
ployees, ratified by unanimous vote of
strikers in mass meeting held at Mo
rencl and Clifton on the 24th day of
September and at Metealf on the 25th
day of September.''
GOLD RESERVE INCREASE.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 Gold in
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mo whim vi lire innrai raavrve wdh
hM In.r w. .h, !
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on uwiiita kuc foesM, wa va.vws a 'lift in
a ri.ls.seil LkumI hv th. fdar.! V
NKW YORK, Sept. 26 What the
soldiers of New York City are cap-
nble of doing in time of war was dem
onstrated when ten thousand of the
National Guard enggged in maneuvers
before thousands of spectators. Gover
nor Whitman of New York, and Gov
ernor Walsh of Massachusetts, wit
nessed the maneuvers. The construc
tion ot pontoon bridges and work on
ground mines were shown.
ROCKEFELLER STILL BUSY
PUHI1LO. Sept. 25. Rockefeller Jr.,
tonight completed the first week of Grande by a detachment of cavalry-, nere or expected by tomorrow are the! nothing to indicate an actual engage
the Inspection of the properties of the men which etm-nged In a fight later, j following noted veterans: i ment at arms.
Colorado Fuel and Iron company. He 1 The two ethers are reported unable General James H. Wilson, of Wll-i The residents of Nato, Sonora, and
spent the day at the mines In Fre-1 to say what became of Johnson The ' mlngton, Del., and General Oranville j Naco, Arizona, expect the former
mont County. Monday be begins a body of Piivate Henry Stubblefleld. M Dodge, of Council muffs, Iowa, the .place tp change hands at once They
series of conferences with company killed at Progreso. was brought here. 1 only two living corps commanders of believe Calles is going back to Agua
officials in Denver as to what policies j the Union army.; division command-1 Prieta and there await Hie coming of
will be the result of hU Inspection j TREA80N CHARGED n General Adelbert Ames, of Mis I Villa and his force It h also as
trip. j SAN ANTONIO, Sept., 25. - Acting 'slppi, Gen. D. McM. Gregg, of Penn- serted that Villa, if he comes to Son
Since Monday Rockefeller has driv- on Information contained in a letter sylvanla: General Lewis A. Grant, jora. will be followed closely uy Ohre
en hundreds of miles over mountains , said to have been written by a Mexl- Mlnn-' ien- J- Warren Kelfer, of Ohio Ron and that Sonora will be the final
and plains in an automobile. He has can. federal officers arrested Pietro antl Hrlg. Gen. John T. Wilder, of , battleground of the present revolution
dug ooal, descended shafts, eaten beef
steak ami Deans in miners hoarding
houses, and danced with miners' wives
and daughter. Ilcneuth the surface
in these stuuts there was a steady
current of serious iuvestiaatlon He
has avoided the intention to study!
first bund labor as a result of the tra-
gle strikes of 1913-14.
I I S IN at- UUifBSS
SWt to njil: Secretary of War damson, who will review Civil war veterans; William F. tiude, cluirmnti of
committee hi charge of arrangements; Col. David J. Palmer, commander in chief of (i. A. IL Hollo,. e
l viewing stand in front of While House.
ssssa v xs- w vssr sj anew- m sxbi an
rUH 11 IACK IS !
Carranza Commander .and Gene
ral Funston Disclaim Respon
sibility for Their Troops for
Recent Progreso Fight.'
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26. Funston
and General Nafarrete. the Carransajof Grant and Sherman. Elaborate
commander, both disclaim for their
nien the responsibility for the lighting
near Progreso. in which one American
cross the border under,' th.prot actio
of Mexican soldies JM (ttnjf onn Ca
ranaa claims none J&ls 6dteei
in that vicinity. ,iw ' '
A full report Jff 'tbX'!fltoat bor
fighting was jpada to 'the Stale TlBpart,.!
ment today 'by the War Department.
u . . , . .., ,
s4mittd that civilians of Texas
provoked some of the attacks. OIII-
; . . . ,
fcW " P"led over th -ttMtlon.
Carranxa Ordered General Trevino to given over to registration umldr a, ays- troops bad not appeared. Since Thnya
make an investigation. Until authen-Jtem whereby veterans can anally And day there has been no more looting
tic information U Obtained, regarding old comrades. ' iu the town.
the cause of the raids the policy of) President Wilson will attend the. Calles troops are scattered from
the Ainercip government will not be j Srst formal reception in a huge audi- Villa Verde all along the Naeo-Cana-cbanged.
torlum adapted for the purpose lu tbe'nea railroad to Naco. Yesterday and
qfd Census building near the Capitol Jant evening Naco was humming with
NO "URTHSR FIGHTING (which also- wtircontsta.hedqurters activity. Much of th efurnlture and
BROWNSVILLE; Sept. 25. There!"' 'he various departments and army other effects In Naco belonging lo
was no further fighting in this viclnl- court of the Grand army and allied ' Calles has been moved and Is prepared
ty today but It is apparent that army ' organisations dilrlng the encampment, j to be transported to Agua Prteta. The
officers are takins extra precautions ; The following day the military review Calles aeroplane, laat evening was tak-
to foiestnll a repetition of outlawry,
Private Richard Johnson, reported
missing after yesterday's battle, has
not been found.
According to Information, Private
Johnson, a member of a detail of three
men, was left on the banks of the Rio
(Jaricias on the chaise of inciting In
surreotlon against the United States. nns who ninrclityl with Sherman and Though the Calleslatas, at the pres
WarrantS were issued for Ave more 0r8,lt sre enrolled for the line of ,ent time, appear to be on the run, they
men. The Department of Justice of-
1 flclals say the plot involves a large
number of other Mexicans.
A letter written In this city and ad
dre-sed to a man in Hidalgo f'ountv
(Continued on Pane Two)
FOR a A. R. ENCAMPMENT AT WASk ,t5TON
ATI Washing! is in readiness for the fiftieth enenmpment of the
Grand Army of the Republic next week. The big building near the capital,
which formerly housed the U. S. census bureau, has been converted into
"Camp Emory" and has been fitted up with every comfort as a rendezvous
for the old soldiers. A stand has just been erected in front of the White.
House, from which the G. A. R. parade will be witnessed by President
VVilaro and other dignitaries.
Annual Encampment for wliich
Unusual Preparations Have
Been Made Finds Washington
Ready in Holiday Attire.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2-Tbous-sands
of veterans of the Union army
are here on the eve of the forty-ninth
annual encampment of the Grand
Army of the Republic.
Fifty years after the laat shot was
fired survivors of the union which
marched in review from the Capitol
ta the White House, are to retrace
tbeir steps next Wednesday.
In the court of honor where Presi
dent Jobnson stood September ip,
1865, President Will stand to greet
the remnant of the victorious armies
plans have been made to assure the
j success of the encampment and tho
, city Is in holiday array. Pennaylvap-
Lffiit thBousi whleli Uie mllUiry
iflnftl tcdlorsj rfrfd (lagsMlittter;from
windows and housetops.
0y lombfrow.lt, Is expected 30,000
veterans, jnahy ot them survivors r'of
the. ICO.vQO who participated In the
grand review of 1866, will have reach
ed the city. Preparation . foj enter
talnlng 100,040 visitors have been
made. On the opening day of tho en
campment various Infonnnl receptions
will be held and much of the time
will be held.
General Nelson A. Miles, who will
a Marshal of he review, taking
ttle place General Sherman occupied
. 'n 1886, and David J. Palmer, Comman -
' der-in-Chlef of the G. A. R. already
bave arrived. Among others who'are
1 Knoxvnie, Tenn. Nearly all the vet
marcn wecjnosday have passed seven -
(y yesrs of age and It Is probable that
another commemoration of the event
nPver wl" be held.
' T',e "ne of march for the parade
(Continued on Pago ?
I I WIS I U Ul I I
Preparations Point to Supposi
tion That Border Port Will Be
Left By Calles; Latter Goes
to Base at Agua Prieta.
That Naco and the entire line of the 1
Naco-Cananea railroad will be evacu-,
ated today by the foice of General)
Calles is the opinion of those who are
in ;oloe touch wUh' the harder, nltua
tlotj: ronrt evsryi ppparAll? Repara
tions Jiaje 'been going On 'fef' several
idays looking to this end. Calles li
Lgettiiic lck to his heafluuartarH in
, 'Agua Prieta in" order to tinake pre-
paratlons for the alleged movement
of Villa troops from Chihdahua to
Cananea la utile t and, yesterday
morning, wa's controlled by no faction.
.The Calles soldiers had again gene
bark to their camp and the Maytorena
en from its hangei and put through
There has been no act uar fighting
between the Maytorena andi Calles
1 force for several days. Scouts, of the
1 two armies may have come together
. hut,-.outslde of that there haa been
1 have, and express, the greatest conft
deuce in the ultimato end of their
cause They iledaie thai Obretion
will not allou Villa and Maytoieha to
dominate Sonoia fo iiin IciiKih ot
; One Killed and Thrie Hurt Whan
Subway, on Broadway, Meqr
Thirty-eighth Street, Oivsi
1 Away, Leaving Yawning Hole.
ACCIDENT OCCURRED IN
THE THEATRE DISTRICT
'Several Arc Reported Missing;
Accident Is Sirrylar to That
, Which Occurred Wednesday
When Seven WereMCilled.
NBW YORK, Sept. st-One was
klllod and three hurt as a resukot this '
i'n. ing in of the street over the., new
sinvbhy in Broadway, near Tbrrtjf
eighth Street. An unidentified womifa
n caught in the debris and died ',
l-xor in the hospital. Several wort-'
1 an aro reported missing. The cost-.
' li nt occurred a few blocks front Ufo
1 ."art of the theatre district when tin
I ; reet wan crowded. It was similar to
I he accident Wednesday when seven
The v.cakenlng ot the supports, in
, the ubway, due to the weight of traf.
lie it believed to have been the cause
'or the accident. Beams of Blanking
I collapsed, making a hole fifty feet
I long- and thirty deep. Two of the 18
Juied were passengers in an ante,
carried Into the pit.
A crowded street, car wae ipprnach
ing juat prior to the rsve in when life
motorman shw the tracks ahead
applied the 'BfakB: A scow' -t pejt
on were carried down with the BiaAs
of twisted timbers. Police and fire
irrn were called out. Qss and waOr
11 .-iinx were broken but the Sow ws;
(,uirkly abut off. The Are department
ordered two theatres closed tar the
-KILLED IN MINE.
i ( RIPPLE CREEK, Sept. Ji TbOSJ
' aa Ward and Ms brother James, IeaS
ers of a mine; were killed when the
cage caught in the Umbel , and pre
cipitated them three hundred feet to
j the bottom of the shaft. Their bodies
were badly mangled and were not re-
covered from the pool tot two hours.'
ITALIAN OfPICIAL RESIGNS
ROME, Sept. 26. The cabinet has
accepted the resignation of Vice Ad
miral Vlale, . Minister of Marine. Pre
mier Salindra assumes the portfolio
provisionally, it is said the mlMlster
retires because of 111 health.
HO BIJLQARI AN fLIT
BERLIN. Sept. 26. A Sofia dispatch
says all danger of a split in the Hul
'garian cabinet is avoided. The oppd
1 sition leaders are opposed to military
measures and declare their inteatidn .
to support Premier Randlasoff.
BUL8ARIAN ARftJEp NEUTRALITY
SO PI A, Sept. 26. It is officially
stated that Bulgaria has merely de
clared anned neutrality like Holland
and Switzerland and will continue a
gottatlons with the two groups of hf
ttgerent. STRIKE PRECAUTIONS
) CHICAGO, SepL 25. Chief of Po
lice Henley ordered all pohke fur
loughs cancelled and summoned his
( assistants to make plans (or eutsr
1 Reticles in anticipation of a strike ef
i 40,000 garment workers Monday.
ROBBED IN OAYLIOHT
1 NEW YORK, Sept. 26. Three men
sprang front ac ' utomoblte to
crowded sidewalk in bro daylight,
blackjacked Chas ' Pried, a o;Mer,
and robbed him of a satchel contain
ing $2,000. They Jumped hack Into
the auto and sped away before the
alarm was given to the police. Th
crowd made no attempt to interrupt
the bandits. Fried wss taking th
money to the bank.
PETROORAD IN CRISIS
HKRUN. Sept. 25. The Oversea
new Hartley information from Petro
grad pictures conditions as isrhm.
Facilities for taking foor suppHoa 10
the capital are inadequate. Baketle
are shutting down for lack of rap.
plies Famine .threatens by the end.
or the week ' Sugar, salt, tobacco sad
p. m leum are not obtainable. htitt
i ho-pitals arp gfMnp nil fnel.