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New Mexico, fair. Arixoaa, fair.
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EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 14. 1916.
on.nEREn xntwhekk M' sTn FOURTEEN PAGES TODAY.
CRUELTIES INFURIATE BULGARS
Q&r gP'C & V &A &0
Some Form Of International
Constabulary For Patrol,
Is the Latest Plan.
Carrancistas Say Mexico
Plans to Foster Develop-
menl of Properties.
rEW LOXDOX. CONX, Sept 14.
Serious consideration is being
Siren by the American-Mexican
"t commission to the Idea, of estab-
s1- g some sort of an international
- or neutral constabulary along
' : Mexican border, it became known I
c -e toda . j
"? yet the proposition has not taken j
el c form but it is learned tnat tne
an commissioners, with whom
-ep!an appears to be growing in favor.
-.a. kc -1 it o er Wednesday night with
Vaj. Gen Tasker II. Bliss and that they
de- .ed pr. -t of today to further con
f -e--cs wth him on this and other
r-j-.rg th Joint conference today the
c- miss.oners were toW that Mexico
'Jl adheres to her existing- constite
- - ard legal codes, a point on which.
ere had been mo oh doubt in the
ted States. Until Ang. 1 last, the
."ex.. ii members said, the provisions
of tre constitution had been suspended
b- :he n-'Htary powers; but with the
rees- -bli'hrr.ent of cml courts which
began on that date, the old codes again
be asr.e effective and would continue so
u-' 1 tl "j could be revised through
essar constitutional amendments
aa atts of corgress.
Mudy Mexican Decree.
ef- an members of the commis-
r- w, re occupied today with the
iilcM an conferees in investigating the
-se ar.d effect of Mexican mining de-t'-es.
Realty Taxation To Be Probed.
Tt was indicated today that questions
r.T real estate and other taxes in Mex-
'i i as the affect American property)
hi ' 'e-- will be iOOKeo. inio bj ue joint
tjjimssion when its examination of
Tne n inc taxes has been completed.
In .he case of land taxes, a punitive
Is assessed against lands lying 1
idle whiih American interests have
cvmplained to the state department
amounted to confiscation of their hold
ings. As in the case of mining taxes,
Carranza officials have asserted that
thfir purpose was to foster small oper
ators and to compel the abandonment
of large land holdings retained for
speculative purposes only.
Consider Attitude on Border.
In their conference with Gen. Bliss,
the American commissioners took under
con-ideration the advisability of pro
posing sucb a system of border patrol
.i.n. .. ,.9ri nf the Mexican troops now-
engaged in this duty would be released
. for the pursuit of bandits at a dis-
Lance from the line.
They considered also the attitude of
mericans living along the border, as
reported by Gen. Bliss and obtained
from that officer estimates as to the
number of soldiers necessary to put
into effect any of the plans suggested.
DUcum Flat Money Situation.
One series of complaints now to be
considered has to do with the attempt
ot the Carranza government to compel
merchants and corporations to accept
paper currency at a rate far in excess
of its current value. The attention of
the Mexican commissioners was di
rected to instances in which military
commanders had. through decrees,
th-eatened with death any person who
refused to accept paper currency at its
v- par value, and for a similar offence
Stilso had threatened merchants with the
confiscation of their property.
The Mexican commissioners pointed
out that in so vast a country it was
htimanlv impossible to guard against
all possible abuset. but they 1 .id em
phasis on the fact that while such ei
; riocrees had been issued by sub
ordinate military commanders, the
national government has constantly
urged moderation on the state gov
ernors and that they had no record of
o cincle instance in wiiicii anj wi i
tiiri-me penalties had been
VILLA TO ATTACK
j San Antonio Tetas. Sept !4 Gen.
''"unston said today that Brig. Gen.
George Bell. jr at El Paso, had sent a
message that he had reports that an at
tack on Chihuahua city by Francis.,
Villa was feared by te I'inai1 it?s
De facto government troops were being i
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ITU TIE SUFFS
Women of Santa Fe Invited
to Rally; Organizing
Women of State.
By II. B. HEXING.
Santa Fe. X. M.. Sept. 14 The Re
publican state committee introduced
an innovation Thursday when it is
sued personal invitations to several
hundred Santa Fe women to attend a
Republican political meeting in the
local courthouse tonight. Special seat
reservations have been made for the
women and the invitation disclosed
that the Republican leaders have been
encouraging suffrage organization
work in Xew Mexico.
Announcement -was made at Repub
lican headquarters following a con
ference attended by prominent women
advocates of suffrage, that tr Jest.e
Russell of Glendale, Calif., one of the
best known civic workers in that
state, is now on her way to Santa Fe
to enter actively into cooperative work
with the women of New Mexico in
behalf of the suffrage amendment.
She will reach Santa Fe Sunday or
Monday and a conference with lead
ing advocates of woman's suffrage j
from all parts of the state is beins
arranged for her. me meeting to
Tiic-hr is for the organization of a lo
ral vounsr men's Republican club. A
similar meetine will be
held at the
same hour in La;. Vega:
Chicago, III-. Sept 14. With Cook
-county complete and returns from 1SS7
precincts out of IS7I down state com
piled. CoL Frank O. Lowden received
101.141 votes for the Republican nomi
nation for govrenor in Wednesday s
primary. Morton D. Hull ran second
with 91.7SS votes, against C1.S40 for
J lauft J. .J1U..U. I
On the Democratic side. Gov E. F. ""- H"-f-Dunne,
for governor, received 10VUS A large crowd, waiting at the union
votes in Cook county complete and "tio" "T'" , see ??.!!"" w"
1335 precincts down state; W. E. Brin- gisaPP'nted!, ,b" tn Rhe.ri'rs rusf
ton. 4S.496. and James Traynor. 14.474. Spannell will be arraigned today at Al-
Former senator William Lorimer con- ?,n on Indictments against him charg
ceded his defeat for the Republican :nf "lufr: ,.
nomination to congress when those ,SDann?n ,to" reporters while waiting
precincts npon which he had counted i or.h,lf i1" .Vat " JS not intended
to give him a lead failed to live up ' "?kiH n,s.w-, ,J id not Intend to
to his expectations. j k' "J y"',5 k"ows' he "' He
refused to discuss the case as his at-
CARLSON SAFELY NOMINATED j lfa he raid- had "dTised nIm not
FOR COLORADO GOVERNOR i " is expected that Spannell's defence
. . . t . . i W1" emotional insanity. Spannell
Denver. Colo. Sept. 14 Late returns 1 is an Austrian.
from Tuesday's primary election, re- '
reived up to 11 oclock apparently left
the renomination of Gov. George A.
Carlson. Republican, only a question of
majority. With scattering pretincts
missing indications were that Carlson
won over Samuel D. Nicholson by at
William H. Gabbert seemed certain of
the Republican nomination for one of
the supreme court vacancies with
George W. Allen leading Charles Calen
der for the second. The Democrats
named Morton S. Bailey for supreme
court with Samuel X. Wheeler leading
George W. Masser for the second place.
In the Republican race for attorney
general Rees D. Reese led W. C Rob
inson by 506. Samuel McMullin was a
Franklin E. Carringer won the Demo
cratic nomination for lieutenant gover
nor on the face of returns this fore
noon. DEMOCRATS TO CAMPAIGN
IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Long Branch. X. J, Sept 14. Presi
dent Wilson today for the first time
gave consideration to his campaign for
In the -executive offices at Asbury
Park. he went over reports from po
litical leaders in various states and be
gan mapping out his plans for the next
postmaster general Burleson and sec-
rriarr UrAdnn vent av.ii- the nAlll Ml
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situation -with secretary Tumulty. i
A -Vl .J "" conferences, it
was indicated that greater attention
would be paid to the campaigns in Ore-
gon. Washington. Ltah and California
tx cause of reports received bv adminis.
nation officials leading them to believe
Democratic prospects in those states are
ITINERARY OF HUGHES'
SECOND TRIP ARRANGED
New York, Sept 14. The complete
itinerary of Charles EL HuEhes'a sec
ond campaign trip has been arranged,
according to campaign headquarters of
the Republican party. The second trip
will take Mr. Hughes through Illinois,
Wisconsin, Indiana. Ohio. Pennsylva
nia, New Jersey and Xew York. The
presidential nominee will leave Xew
York September IS and will end the
trip at Buffalo on Saturday nigh',
The itinerary shows that Mr Hughes
will speak in Milwaukee. Clevelai, ..
Indianapolis, Cincinnati. Columbia.
Pittsburg and Buffalo as well as other
cities in the 12 days in which he wiii
HUNT'S LEAD IN ARIZONA
RACE GROWS TO OVER 50C0
Phoenix. Ariz.. Sept. t. Heturns from
Tuesday's primary still are incomplete,
returns from som- of the counties be
inir fra-r.n-nir L-ater returns give
i.o ("itorg- V P Hum an im. - a-- i
f-.td .-r (Ir-'jig A 01n- for the nomi
nal on for g ernorphfp Hunt's lead
i now appearing to De more than ,w.
l No changes have been made in the
TO SI MGELO
' Change of Venue Granted ;
Alpine Man; Shows Great J
Alpine. Texas. Sept. 14 Worn,
gard and pale, showing every sign of
the terrible strain he has been under
since the tragic killing of his wife and j
Lieut. CoL M. C. Butler. Harry J. Span- j
nell was brought in today from El j
Paso by sheriff Walton, following his r
indictment for the double killing, by I
the Brewster county crand jury. j
si.aunell In Court.
Spannell was brought into open court !
lis morning and formally arraigned j
for the crime and after pleading not
truiltv upon agreement of counsel, a
I change of venue was granted to 10m
Green county. 1 ne case is to come up
for trial at San Angelo. at some future
date, the date not being set.
Judge W. A. Dale, counsel for Span
nell. asked that the prisoner be re
manded back to the El Paso county
jail: that he might consult with his
counsel who lives in that city before
the case comes up for trial in Tom
Spannell's wife and Lieut. Col. M. C.
Butler, of the Sixth C- S. cavalry, were
killed on July SO, in Alpine, while the
were in an automobile with Spannell
... I , Jul ,,
Spannell is showing evidence of great
.n.,i and nhvsical snfferine. His old
friends and acquaintances could hardly
recognize him so great was the chanije
in his appearance. Nervously clasping
and unclasping his hands, he stood
silently while the indictment was read
charging him with the double crime.
then with faltering steps and bowed
head, was led back to the jail, recou
nting as he passed a few friends who
i-at in the courtroom.
arAlUfltLL SAIO nc UlU nui
INTEND TO KILL HIS WIFE
in oruer to avoia tne possioiuiy ot a
hostile- demonstration by soldiers or
civilians. Harry J. Spannell was pot on
board the eastbound Southern Pacific
train for Alpine. Tex., tct the Stanton
' street station Wednesday night. Span
i lieu -was in rnArgf di sncnil A- n.
-i hope my little a-irl is too vnimc
to realize what all this means." said
Spannell. his eyes filled with tears, just
before his departure for Alpine. ,
vote of other successful candidates in '
the later returns.
HANDICAPED BY R0CKSLIDE
Spokane. Wash . Sept. 14. Their
itinerary disarranged by a railroad
rocksllde late Wednesday night. J
SravkK.I.Ian.ly and Dr- Ir" Landrith.
Prohohitionist candidates for president
and vice president, were compelled to
forego their campaign m central Wash
MARSHALL RI,TIH HOMIL
i .. HK-tm TO 111: AOTIFJKO
Indiannpolis. Ind.. Sept. 14 All readv
to be notified of his nomination for re"-
election as vice president on the Demo-
vTfeln V,ckt'.vlcV. Pre"id"' Thomas R.
Vf.-fri .nrent.Urn', "" from
Missouri to his home here. The notifi
cation will occur tonight.
The event is expected to brins to
gether a Urge number of the Demo
cratic national leaders. Martin H
tiynn, former governor of Xew Tnrit
will deliver the notification speech.
Charles E. Hughes rested from hi
i .,,- . . wi, -yiu ni
DiiBBCiwniiHvn. .-. j SeDL 1
i,.iiSu aruvny touav at hi
home here. He snent .. V
home here. He spent most of ihe'dav
with his family nn ..... J.-I . aaJr
with his family and sought recreating
in ji.. "s" recreation
HinCF W H PflPi: ncAn
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END COMES IN ATLANTA, GA.
santa e. ?.. M., Sept 14. Xew Mex . (
ico friends have been adt-iu ....
.l.ath at Atlanta. Ga.. of judge Willia,,,'
li. Pope, of the I nited States dtsteje.
court of New Mexico The body wMl
be brought to Xew Mexico for buria!
Judge Pope's death followed an ill
ness of several months For several
nays nis conauion had been critica:
and it was stated in dispatches early
in the week that the radium treat
ment would oe resorted to in an
fort to maintain his strength.
Judge Pope was appointed tn
federal bench in Xew Mexico bv form
resident Tnft in 191
Jud&re Pone had been in Atlanta with '
relatives since the latter part of June
His death was due to pernicious ane
mia, from which he had suffered for
some months. Mrs Pope was with
judge Pope at the time of his death
and will accompanv the body to Santa
Fe. where it is expected the funeral ,
will be held Saturday. , j
CIVIIIIAX r.VIOVITS ASK I
THMIK SCHOOLS KOn TUOOI'S I
Quebec Que.. Sept. 14. The delegates i
10 the congress of the Canadian federa- !
tion of labor haxe adopted resolutions
c-Mng the federal government to cs- ,
t.iblish technical s hools for the educi- '
r on of i'anatllan lnahl soldiers i
nolhei resolution ielitio;.ed for ftj. .
ral legislation wnicn would fix a max
imum price on all foodstuffs in Canada.
Y. STRIKE OF
ITCH HUH in.
Sympathetic Strike Is To Be
Called Unless Street Car
IS TIME FIXED
L, (nr Lrflcl TnapihPr
. lu V-"' V-U3I 1 UgLlflCT
On Slippery Grade; Ten
EW YORK. Sept. H. A sympa
thetic strike of 70,006 trade un
ionists allied with the striking
sfeet railway employes will be called
night unless mayor Mitchel
,.. ... ..i.i... ,
u liw fuvuv iwrive vumiDiasign sue
cced in bringing about an amicable
"lement prior to that time, was the
. .a. . , ,. ..
Prediction made by James P. Holland.
president of the State Federation of
Labor, at a mass meeting held today,
following a parade of H'.OOO of the
striking traction men and sympathiz
ers. "The match is ready." Holland said
"If nothing is done by Saturdav a
strike that will astonish the city will
rtalli Greased. Cam Collide.
Five trolley cars came together in a
series of rear end collisions on West-
j Chester avenue in the Bronx today and
10 passengers were injured, one ser
' iously. The accidents occurred at the
foot or a steep inclined and the car
, crews, who said they were strike
: breakers, claimed the rails had been
greased so that the brakes could not
It was thus impossible, they said, to
keep the cars from crashing into each
other. Passengers were thrown about
any many suffered severe bruises.
i Demonstrations of street railway
strikers and sympathizers continued
during the day and the police were kept
busy suppressing disturbances. People
walked miles, in some instances, to
their work, fearing to patronize the
ail lines and unable to secure trans
portation. Public automobiles have
sprung into favor, and even motor
tiucks have been pressed into service
to avert a complete tieup of traffic.
Both sides in the strike controversy
today seemed as determined as ever not
striker Are fndauntrd.
Leaders of the striking street rail.
way employes declared tenia they were
far from being defeated.
Trartlim Official OptimUtlc
Traction orricials announced todat i
that service in the -subway and on the j
elevated roads was better than normal. '
while service on most of the street car I
lines was from J5 to 40 per cent below
normal. The railway companies sav It J
is no lonsi-r necessary for them to hire
strikebreaker.-, claiming that hundreds 1
of their former emplojc. h;i returne.l '
IS NOT UPHELD
nhicarrnaTI Arrocforl ; f1r, i
nection With Bank Loot
ing, Is Later Released.
Chicago. III.. Sept 14. Martin IL
Klannigan. a saloon keeper, was ar
rested here today in connection with
the mysterious robbery five years ago
I of the branch of the Bank of Montreal.
I at Xew Westminster. B C. but was
later released. Loot amounting to
1171,000 was obtained by the robbers.
Flannigan was arrested as a result of
the arrest In Toronto, Canada. Wednes
day, of Michael B. ShortalL a marble
I worker of Chicago who was attempt-
, io pry open a saiety aeposit box In
by Franniean to make the trio to To-
Flat.nlg.tn was released after the po- I lh,J ?du!ir,a,.Wo,.rken,f th- YorlA
lice had questioned him . ne,d chaSe wlth the murder of deputy
Charles Lark.n. chief of the detective J"n' W' Myron at Biwabik
i.ureau said he had no ev'denw o5 . The "r,s9a"s wiJ -"er thr pleas
which to hold Flannigan whSwa" ; ?m..rro.? to 'he ind,ctment" of murder
...ken into .T.Mod, af the rSest of '."de'Jree '' a""U,t '" ,h
One Ad Sells 62 Fly
Traps Before Noon Hour
Sixtv-twn Oirry Champion fly
traps uere -,old before 11 oclock
todat b) the Scott-Fulton compam
as a result of its advertisement in
The El Paso Herald Wednesday.
rimm t-cj iiibst
Limiii ii . i
I Ul'iU ! U Ml !
I Apportionment of $500,000
Will Not Be Made Until
Austin. Texas. Sept. 14. There will
be no apportionment made of the
$300,000 available for rural schools dur
ing this fiscal year, until after the
first of next February, according to
Prof. W. F. Doughty, state superinten
dent of public instruction.
This money became available- on Sep
tember 1. 191. the beginning of the j
present fiscal year, but it has been de
cided to wait until this year's tax col
lections are collected and deposited In
the state treasury before making any I
apportionments, i nis sum or roonev is
the balance of the 1.000.000 appropri
ated by the last legislature for the aid
of rural schools in accordance with the
governor's JI.OOO.OOO rural school law.
Rural school supervisors of the de
partment of education are now in the
field making investigations of such
country schools as may be eligible to
a portion of this money, and it will be
a month or two before this task has
ben completed The money will be dis-
t - . r - ....
i-uiea m Sum? rn'nS troni :90 to
; .v- .v. w.i v.i.Wi.
WILL BE TESTED
uenver. Colo.. Sept. 14 The sta
board of pardons today granted a re-
I prieve of 60 days to James C- Bulg
under death sentence in connection
with the killing of Lloyd F. Xicodemui.
a Denver hotel proprietor.
The board also decided to appoint an
alienist to investigate Bulger's sanity.
Bulger was under sentence to
hanged during the week beginning f
September 17 The reprieve is effective
until the week hegmning Xovember 12.
The Bulger case came before the
board todav on the application of Rich
ard Woltf and others.
Newark. N" J.. Sept 14 Five men.
including Samue', Botk.n. president oi
uc interstate .mur. ana t-ieam com-
rany. were killed today in an explosion
cf an ammonia tank at the company's
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.-.in... me miuwii arri i ouimji i
son in law, I.ouis MVnkowiiz
t-ther persons were injured.
The tank, nine feet Uy lb inches in
dimension, was being trid out. pre
paratory to putting tt into use and all
the victims wtre watching the teats.
A smH fir1 l-roke out. after the ex-
l'i-iuii. -ni i ii h qui ki r-ximpuiMieu. i
Long Bramh. X. J.. Sept. 14. Presi-
dent Wilson decided today he woulJ
have to cancel a tentativ e engagement
to go to Xew Mexico In October to
dedicate the Elephant Butte dam.
Press of other duties was understood
tc make it impossible for the presi
dent to fulfill the engagement
1'K.tCi; Clll M'll. l'KOTKST
Is IHOIIs-r:i Ill-
New York. Sept. 14
The pleas of j
ner attorney i
Frank S. Monnett. former
general of Ohio, and Jacob C. Taylor,
president of Labor's Peace council, that
prejudicial conduct by government
prosecutors brought about their indict
ment here, were dismissed today by
Cnited States judge Hand. Jlonett
Taylor and others were accused of vio
lating the Sherman law by fomenting
strikes in munitions works and on
ocean steamship piers.
,n u,str'ct court here today rejected the
! motion to quash the indictments against
, first degree.
ni:(;.Ki)ir. mii.k rmin.vc
I Washington. D. C, Sept. n. Inves
i ligation of a complaint that Boston
, milk dealers have combined to injure
1 the product and violate the antl trust
, 1. w has been begun by the department j
i o.- justice This is the first formal I
1 complaint that has been filed with the i
, ueparitnein, aitnougn tne attention o!
r imwus urAncncs ot tne government
l .., k-. ,...., .. r "
I price of milk throughout the country. I
The War At a Glance j
f-i-jlIE f Trench have paused in
their advance north of Per
onne wheTe they have driven
a total distance of six miles into
the German lines since July 1 when
the Somme offensive began, and
now are withstanding a series of
German counter attacks.
Assaults were delivered Wednes
day night on the new Fren-h posi
tions both north and south of the
Somme. but were fruitless, accord
ing to today's Paris bulletin.
I.'rltlih Ilrlax Irrurr
The Macedonian campaign of the
entente forces aparently is not be
ing pressed on the right of the
Saloniki position, the British who
advanced along the Struma being
reported to have withdrawn to the
The Servians, however, are con
tinuing their prrssure against the
Bulgarians alonp the western end
of the line Th- Frencn war office
report announces that the engage
ment near Lake ustrovo is turn
ing in favor of the allies and that
Bulgarian trenches and a height
northwest of Lake Ostrovo have
been captured by the Servians.
Itl Battle In Doliruja
Latest reports from both sides on
the campaign in the Rumanian
province of Dobrudja show the op
posing forces in contact along vir
tually the entire front Apparently
a general engagement is impend
ing. Dispatches through Italy sa an
offensive campaign in the Balkans
has been mapped out at the con
ference of the certral powers now
in progress at German headquar
ters. Germany's contribution to the
force being fixed at 200 000 ami
Austria's at TOO.tO''
Amsterdam, Holland, Sept. 14.
Dutch newspapers attach great Impor
tance to the conference of heads of the
Central powers now in progress at
(.German eastern headquarters. It la
sossestea tnat the conference Is con
sidering new and draatic strategic
movements in the nature of sacrifices
on one or both fighting fronts.
Those' in attendance include the Gr.
man emperor, the imperial chancelor.
Dr. von Bethmann Hollweg. the chief
of staff, field marshal von Hinden
burg and the first quartermaster gen
eral, von Ludendorf. representing Ger
many; arch.'jke Charles, representting
Austria-Hungary, king Ferdinand and
the crown prince representing Bulga
ria, and Enver Pasha. Turkish minis
ter of war.
The Frankfurter Zeltuns? int,nut
I that the fate of near east is being "e-
, c:ded and closes with an enthusiastic
tribute to Enver Pasha, who it asserts.
is enaowea witn -Napoleonic genius.
SHIP BUILT IN US. IS
j ounn j llllltc ua 1 UKrtiJU
i London Em sn n t, ,. .
nounced by Lloyds that" the Dutch ""ilfen "' tment a'"e premle
steamer Antwerp has been unK ."',t.Wed the "rcumstances leading up
presumably by either
pedo There were no details
the fate of the crew.
The Antwerpen was built at Xew -port
Xews. She belonged to the Stand
ard Oil company and left Xewport
Xews in ballast on her maiden vovage
for Xew York August J4 and sailed
August 31 irom Bayonne. .. J , fo-
ner tirst trip across the
The Antwerpen was the first foreign !
ship ever built at Xewport Xews She j
wo iu wiuiuaua ui vapi. Herman ;
Segbarth. who formerly commanded ;
..;. - .--. .v.
' The crew or the Antwerpen num
bered about 38. She carried 10.0i tona
; if refined petroleum and was due at
j London Wednesday
i FORMER GREElfPREMIER
DISCOURAGED BY STRIFE I
,,h ,-,-.. Cj. ,. , , . . I
ent it K rPf I' fTi hondo?-
Sept 14). Every effort to persuade I
Alexander Zairnis, the aged premier, to I
remain in office was fruitless. His!
pride was wounded bv the unrveai-an.-.
of the allied fleet ofr Piraeus at the
very moment when negotiations had
been begun for the entry or Greece into
The arrest or Austrian.-, and Germans
In Athens by French and Rnnsh
agents and the invasion or the French
1 ac tliva t mffin n i . .
legation by ruffians who fired shots'
there, taken in conjunction with the I
I continual internal discord in the face i
oi a great national trivia completely
discouraged the entire cabinet
The result was not only to precipi
tate the retirement of the Zairnis min
istry but to bring to a standstill and
possibly even to end all dicussion of
a departure trom neutrality b Greece, i
" wwiij V9 1I J CI h llaI LI
WASHIXGTOX. D C. Sept. H.
Both Japan and Russia have giv
en the United States formal as
surances that the new Russo-Japanese
treaty does not repeal or affect the
treaties of 1J07 and 1919. in which those
rations pledged themselves to main-
,am the integrity
of China and the
tpen door policj-
ine assurances wr rivn tA mK I i
dors Guthrie at Tokio and Francis at !
Once To Plant Beet
j Rumanian Barbarities In the
Dobrudja Region To Be
Avenged, Bulgars Vow.
PLAN AN APPEAL
TO ALL NEUTRALS
j Sofia Plans To Conduct
Diplomats Through Sceres
Of the Outrages.
-jERLIX, Germany. Sept It fby
J" wireless to Sayville. L. I.) Ac-
" cording to a Sofia dispatch to the
Overseas news agency, Bulgaria Is
greatly aroused over the atrocities up-
on Bulgarians on Dobrudja charged
against the Rumanians and the entire
I press Is demanding punitive measures
1 The Bulgarian government adds the
1 dispatch, intends to invite the dlplo
i matic representatives of neutral coun
j tries at Sofia to make an inspection of
th. lUg .I- mw.t nrtll . ...- .. ... ..--
getlc protest with neutral powers.
, Village Burned.
According to the Bulgarian govern
ment the Rumanians, forced to retreat
through the Dobrudja region, seized
livestock and foodstuffs ruthlessly, set
fire to villages and inflicted most bar
barous cruelties on the non-combatant
population whom the-t accused of sym
pathy with the invading Bulgarians.
Intend to Stop Cruelties.
It Is the intention of the government,
as reported here, to bring pressure or.
the Rumanian government first
through threat of reprisals upon Ru
manians taken prisoner, and second,
through the weisht of opinion of the
civilized world, which may cause the
more powerful allies of Rumania to put
a stop to the barbarities complained of.
ALLIED UNITY HAS PLACED
FOES ON DEFENSIVE BRIAND
Paris France. SVnt. 14 Tn ar!r1r.
J -,. ?'&$"'&
premier Bnantt this afternoon laM
; stress upon the close cooperation
velopments of the war. Rumania's dec-
laration of war aganst Austria and
Italv's declaration of war upon Ger.
manv. and declared
"Thus again cnnfirTation is given
of the determinafon to practice more
intimately each diy unity of action
along the united front. The allies have
determined upon an evolution of the
war along these lines. The Germanic
empires find themselves reduced to the
defensive. The initiative of the opera-
tions has escaped them.
GERMANS DELIVER VIOLENT
BLUWS UW aUMME FRONT
Paris. France. Sept 4. The Germans
made vigorous efforts last night to
drive the French from territory cap
tured recently on the Somme and Ver
dun fronts Th. war Aei. .a.4.... .
"""need the repulse of several assaults
'"rln ana soutn or tne somme and east
of th Meuse at Vattx-Chapitre wood.
sKIins SEIZC BILG RI i
TiiEYrncii t.i- U i r-r..-..-
Paris. France. Sept. 14. Servians
nd Bulgarians are - --aged in violent
rlKhtinc on the Marc!onian front The
war office announce.! todav that the
Servians had . aptu-ed Bulgarian
trenches near Vef-enik and a height
nesi oi Lake i-trovo An en-
BaKme!'t south of the lake is turnirg
"' 'avor of th" allies.
SEAPLANES ATTACK VEXICK
SKVKItAL BIILDI.-VGS DUIiGED
Rome. Italy. Sept 14. The church o
San Giovanni Paolo, a home for the
as.-d and several private buildings were
il.imaged in an attack by enemy sea-
(Continned on pace 3. CoL LI
Tetrograd. In response to inquiries. The
state department today received from
Mr. Guthrie a note on the subject ad
dressed to him by the Japanese foreign
office stating in unequivocal terms that
Japan had not ror a moment entertained
an intention of departing from these
Department officials let it be known
that the statements were entirely sat-
iaitvi .ntu tutt inquiries rerarding
ne new treaty over which thv v-.
bfen,Jcon!iwerab,y rbed. probab
not be pressed further.