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EL PASO. TEXAS, SAIURDA1 EVENING. SEPTEMBER 16. 1916. .n.rAnui vnthfre r..f v month 36 PAGES. FOUR SECTIONS. TODAY
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
futh COPT HE CEMs
400,000 ALLIES CAPTURE THREE TOWNS
Many Classes Of Business
Suffer Heavily Because of
Tieup Of Traffic.
STRIKE OF 75,000
Injunctions To Be Sought If
Conditions Demand, Busi
ness Heads Assert.
rEW TORK. Sept IS -While la
bor leaders were perfecting
plans for a sympathetic walkout
bv TE "00 workers, probably Mondav to
.. im mis BLriKing railway men, otiicnis
X of the Interborough Rapid Transit com-
nanv. nsrnlnsr -urtitoli tho flirlit (a npm.
ripallv directed, discussed today the
positmuv or instituting action charg-
ing conspiracy against the union lead- private and servei! in en ciiau'i
ers j upward except that of seco-d lieuteii-
tj. ,,.. .,., ... Ma.u.-. . ant- e jumped front firt siceart
Business men and merchants who , to firBt ,,eut drit after ,r,e
lave suffered heavilv because of the i private corporal a-rt sergeant r-ur-traction
tie up are said to be cooperat- ing the Spanish American war he had
. i- k- n.i.n.sn ,,,. h- I reached the rank of major and he
ing In the movement to restrain the seed ,n Cuha ln that posItlol, A
l-bor leaders James L. Quackenbueh. tils service has been in the eighth Via si -
general counsel far the Interborough. '
yaid ln this connection that his assist-
s are collecting evidence of the I
isactions of the anion leaders and
V at -when "BufMden cumulative evi
dence had been secnred and conditions
so demand, action will be taken."
Mr Qnackenbush said he was certain
liis company could obtain an Injunction
restraining the strikers and their lead
ers from interfering with the loyal em
ulojes of the Interborough in the event
such a course is deemed advisable.
ARTILLERY OFFICER SENT
TO COMMAND ON THE COAST
Washington. D. C, Sept- 16. Col.
Richmond P Davis, assistant chief of
the coast artillery, was today ordered
to San Francisco. Calif, to command
the coast defences there He will
. He succeeded by CoL Ira A. Hayne&. now
" "nmandant at Fortress Monroe, Va.
War department officials refused to
ct mment on a report current in army
rcles that Col Davis was transferred
berausn he had been supplying data.
abou coast defences to members of
SILVER CITY JUDGE MAY
GO TO SUPREME BENCH
s iv er citv n m. sept is-judge I
1 n Neblt-tt ma; succeed the late i
C 1 n Nebltt mas
ge William H. Pope on the state su-
j ene court bench.
The SiHer City judge is receiving
iiv assurances of support and he is
isidered to tie one of the stronc can-
ti dates for the appointment.
MRS. HAHRIMAt TR VNSFERS
COINTRV ESTtTE TO SOV.
New Tork Sept IS "Vrden house.'
t e J5.o00.000 country estate of the
, e E H Harriman. has been trans---red
bv Mrs. Harriman to her son,
w Miaro Averill Harriman. The prop
prtv includes 2500 acres of forest lake
It is located on a mountain summit
' o erlooking the Ramopo valley and
tt p surrounding country for many
r i es on the western side of the Hnd-
6 -n river
Young Harriman, since his marriage
i vcar ago. has resided at Arden bouse
in a wing specially built for himself
!. C VRIUED TO I-CIUBT
OF nillDB HB KILLED
Chicago, 111 . Sept IS J Maurice
Pt-ttit the former bank teller of Cedar
Rapids, Iowa, was carried on a hospi
tal cot toda to attend the inquest Into
the death of his 18 vear old bride who,
t confessed he slashed to death to
keep her pure "
Pettit has been in a hospital since he
1 1 emnted to escape bv leamnsr from a
ra Iroad train as he ins being returned
pniLVDELPHI. 3IEIJCIIVNT DIES
I BRITISH COLCMIII.
Skagway, Alaska. Sept 16 Thomas
Martmdale. an author and merchant of
Philadelphia known for his writings
on outdoor life, died Wednesday night
n the wilds of northern British Colum
bia, according to word received here,
lxis body is being brought out over the
wtrail to Skagway for shipment to hs
'home. Cause of his death is unknown.
CALL- I"tED FOR STATU
BlMi TO MAKE STATEMENTS
Austin Texas. Sept 1 The state
departmen of insurance and banking
today issued a call for a statement of
the financial condition of the 850 state
bank-, now doing business in Texas, at
the close of business on September 12.
These banks have ten days in which
to file these statements with the de
partment VV AR DEPARTMENT MESSAGE
REACHES ITS DESTIN ATIOV
Seattle. Wash . Sept IS The war de
pa tment message from Plymouth.
jass to Puget Sound, relayed across
ha ontment bv automobile in a race
nt st time was delivered at 10 12 a
t lav to the commanding officer at
i rt Lawton its destination The mes
page left Plj mouth at noon Monday
BLOCKADE ORDER AGITATES U. S
When Not Warring
G aves f glilli Mass-
I set" infantrv li
i national guard office
ike most of ihe
icers now on dutv
j here started his -iilitarv career a- a
When Gen. E.
second Massachusetts brigade, was col-
one! of the eighth. Col Graves was the
lieutenant colonel and he succeeded
Gen Sweetzer to the command of the
regiment and the rank of colonel.
While lieutenant colonel of the regi
ment. Col. Graves was on duty at the
Lawrence, Ma3s, strike At the Salem
fire, having reached the full grade of
colonel, he commanded all the troops
called by the governor to preserve
order Col Graves learned to speak
Spanish during the Spanish-American
war and has picked up a good deal
more since he came to the Mexican,
border lie knows ennuirVi nf fr to nn-
derstand if a Mexican general offered
to surrender to him In civil life CoL
Graves is a traveling salesman
Conference Outlines Legisla-
, . . t, , , J? , I
lauon jrroposea to uuro
Denver. Colo Sept 16 Resolutions
urging an investigation of the pack
ing and livestock industries by tha
federal trade commission were adopted
here today at the concluding session
of a three day conference of the mar
keting committee of the American
National Livestock association with
prominent livestock men of the we-st
and southwest An aggressive pro
gram was mapped out for pressing, at
the next session of congress, measures
oesigned to remedy producing and
marketing conditions" of livestock
throughout the conntrv
Flfcher Outline legislation "Srdeil.
Walter L. Fisher, former secretary
of the interior, and counsel for the
association, outlined proposed legis
lative measures as follows
"First Illegal practices of packers
should be stooped
"Second, nractices which are not il
1..1 hnt , .t nr-A ininrinns tit the live .
stock industry and the country should '
"Tf ird our present unsound 1
economii svstem must be
Make stockyards Public Utilities. I
Another resolution adopted urges the i
states that would place stockyards and
terminal facilities under public utili
The marketing committee is com- j
posed of H- A. Jastro, of Bakersfield.
Calif F. L. Burk. of Omaha. Neb .
iKe . ryo 01 &an vmonio .ea.
governor J B. Kendrick of Wyoming.
ana A jc MJfi nicqum, vi "T'" I
soclatloVrhich met n connection with
??c,l!on..wn.'" "IfL'.V.fr"":;-" '
JJj r r - - li
tne marseiing commiuee, cmiunuw m -.r.H ...
session today to complete the work of "" fj "?.
embodvtng the recommendations ani
resolutions in a formal statement of
the association's policy
NAMES MEN TO EXAMINE ALL
TEXAS INSURANCE COMPANIES
Austin, Tex Sept 16 Carring out
his policy of having all Texas insur
ance companies examined annually,
commissioner of insurance and banking
Austin, has designated Leslie McKay
and L. K. Roberts to make such exami
nations. They 'will titart on their new
I task on next Mondaj Mr MeKiv,
who is son of secretary of state K
Kaj has been connected with the de
partment of Insurance and banking
for some time while Mr Roberts is a '
former state bank examiner j
In the past the Texab companies .
have not been regularlj examined, as
is required by law. i
a RICE Till I IK!
Safety of Passengers and
Crew Is Due Partly to
Mi-hfield Ore Sept 16 One
rnot stirnns eents in the roan
p history of th- Pinfic coa-t was!
f hlizing 1 "er Congress s race j
-air I dath Th rdi nipht ioon
t sno " of the fire became
.' -r the -'iir - 5i -was turned to-
ui roo; ! i a full steam ahead.
-j u th effort: of the crew the
i ned heiHa and the smoke
1 forth fr m eer aperture in
t if br nitre "apt Cousins veteran
j. lor, u ml calml issuing: orders
l iilline down ?9surancea to the
rrifitd pa-.ener Mrs Margirei '
tig of New - rlean suddenlv fueling t
e sole of her feet warmed t the'
stering deK be ame hysterical wth I
Madame there i no danger "Capt
fri-iu iall it ti htr 1I of ou il
'an i d affl
Chief Knglneer Overcome.
T t is he spoke a sweating man ap
Ijea.-ed from below
"Chief engineer Martland has dis
ippeared." lie reported, and one of
tu asltants has been overcome"
Find Martland and keep full steam
ahead." replied Cousins grimly Mart
land was found and brought uncon-
ious to the bridge He half wa re-
atter a time and started to
tun to the engine room
Mav bere Martland ordered Capt
Cousm We cant go an farther
I think we have won out. for
Jllclile Glte Aid.
At that moment the dredge MIchle, j The onlv official information be
whieh had turned toward the Congress, fere the state department, a cablegram
oiew lour blasts. Capt. Cousins or-
AraJi fhr.. hla.t. In ranlw Tk. ! I
.. . ...
or mese aimoii tauea to sound tor tne
oi inese aimoii iauea 10 sounu ior me
?ie?n,..was.y"J? ta tn ..""J1!- BZ '
that time the Congress had dropped
anchor and the lifeboats were lowered i
on the starboard side. The smoke was
so thick that they could not be lowered I
on tne pore sine.
One Craven Man lanked Out.
- -- - .. h..u vui ,
Women and children were the first '
to enter the boats. One man was I
found hiding beneath the seat of a i
nreouat as it was being lowered
seamen yanked him roughly out of the
Bv the time Oie first boatload got
away the Congr&s was a smoking -volcano
Not until half of those aboard
had been transferred to the Michie, did
anv flames appear above the decks
Then from a score -f ventilators and
portholes toward the stern tongues of
fire leaped through
Commander Ik Cheered.
The last boat to leave contained Capt
Cousins They pushed away choking
in the smoke and blistered by the heat
AA hen their boat came out from the
sm ke that hid the Congress, the pa
j sengers lined alone the rail of the
i dredge sent up cheer after cheer for
I tne commander and his crew i
JTAAO KILLED. MANA III KT. I
IN PITTSHLRG EXPLOSION, i
Pa Sent 1 Two per
sons are known to have been killed i
and nearly a score of others Injured j
bv an .Tnlndn t IIia nlatit jif th
Aetna Chemical company near Oakdale j
ibis county rrlday night
Officials of the companv refused to
discuss the explosion except to sav
that it originated in a email tank o'
ammonia nitrate which is used in the
manufacture of dynamite
Vhai the Great Exposition Means to El Paso;
Every Citizen Must Boost and Help It
By GEORGE R. LEBANON, Ch2irman Local Committee of Control
f--HE ulsnificance of this Interna- i
I tlonal exposition, w hich if in h. I
neia in isi t'aso in October, is
temething that comex c!oe home to
every citizen, from the greatest to the
1 humblest because it has a direct bear
ng on the number and magnitude
j the "pportnnltlen which El Paso will
ue luic lu diiviu tv an our uiueni ID
the future, through her expanding
so vast and Im
portant a show as this may suggest
nothin more than a great gala, carnl-
...1 time with handlf mnsin nii l.i.
" and parades and decorations, witn
200,000 feet of brilliant and profuse
dlspia8 thrown in To the serious '
mideJd wno do not , o ,',. tha
ovtwwcltlnn mav mnvtrmt tnrcK .I-
Ieci,on of farm prodncts. industrial
and commercial displavs infinitely I
in themseles. but not
expressly related to the future, the
fate, the fortune of the city which h.is
provided and assembled the exhibltn t.
Guarantee! EI I'oio'k future.
But to the Initiate to the leading
Iiulnr men rf El Pao this ?poi
tion signifies the toeen- and the cuar-
anlfc 01 thin town future ihrlfi.
This is because the exposition ill e
ert a permanent influence as a trade,
, It will gie Ei Paso publicity and
preemlneee of a practical and profit
able ort Exhibitors man of thern
representing the country's greatest in
lustries, pre itest irodu era and di-
i mbutort.. will be snipping thtir goous
commrrrinl relations with the cilv
1 cic iui tiinat anu n in raiauii"1 i
heretofore undreamed of Scores upon
scores of thousands of visitors, -i
traded by the great event fiom everv
part of the fountry west of th
! Restricting Commerce To
Holland and Scandinaoia
No Hard Blow, Claim.
GOODS ARE SAFE
Letters Of Assurance Will
Safeguard American Ship
ments, It Is Hoped.
WASHINGTON'. D C Sept. IS
While the state department is
investigating the latest British
j order restricting commerce to Norway,
ficials are in some doubt as to whether
it affects merican goods already cov
ered by letters of assurance through
the operation of the Netherlands Over
i British embassy officials aar it does
I not The sa that no change so fun-
I riimrnlal rh rnwrlul in Tiimlnn
I .lisnlches -nuM nnulhlc have Kit
, r -
maae wunout notuication to them
from consul general Skinner, dated
Sept 11. seems to aupport the view that
the new order actually works no
i new oraer actually works no
c!e for "" ? l Presumed that
American goods already jjpvcred by
o Chance for Mnntha.
Ahsollltelv no change nf nalff-v ha.
been made by England la months, ac-
-j:it HKtuc vy JCaa,amaaa. in U1VUIU3, ai'
cording to officials of the British em
The plan to allow only enough Im-
ports into neutral states contiguous to
Germany to provide them with such a
stock of goods as they consumed be
fore the war. the British officials say
has been in operation for many months.
SapplleR Are Restricted.
They point oat that when the maxi
mum stock in any country Is reached,
no more "letters of assurance." are
ziven to Americans and no more li
censes are given to British exporters.
Lansing Studies Reprlnal Low.
Official expressed much concern
(Contiatted on Puce 11, Column 4
iFRmre nnsm nr
2 mil PI OACN ! S-1
n ul " r-w c-.Pi
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t w 1 -
S Z 1 -
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OPENING OF THE iJiLJ
XEIEPHAMT BUTTE DAriT
I'nso." and will
"lenrn the way to El
Ilk, it. and manv of
them will keep coming, or keep send
ing In their orders for El Paso mer
chandise and products Many of them
immediately or eventuallv mav be ex
pected to nettle here, buying our land.
frapiuiiiiB irur uiuur, increasing me in
come of Aur commodity purveyors;
swelling our population.
AA-hat It Means.
For all the reasons, the exposition
it. synonvmous with trade, traffic and
thriftf The thrift of the merchants
means the thrift of their emploves
the thrift of the transportation com
panies, the electric concerns, building
materials, food-stuff and apparel pu--vevors,
and innumerable others, all of
whom are more or less dependent on
the liun!neM which the merchants
throw directly or indirectly in their j
Everything that advances the pros-
nAVt.- ., n D.A. . i -
i.ortant to everv citizen earning his j
bread in El Paso in whatever ca-
pacttv For Increasing prosperity of
nuKiDr nere Better jons. better pay,
and opportunities for faster promotion,
I will be thrown open to tnem.
Everybody Should Roost
..... . . I cit are not onI promlnlng. but
ai J!rl"e.her ,aJld,,are "fulfillment of the promise, if 3
",,nt 'f0 " for ths ereat i u,meaB interests are here, is Ju-t
Pom ion It bis the tountenanoe
id the direct cooperation of the
1 ntted States government: since the
latter by authorization of the presi
dent has extended official iivitations
to 55 foreign governments to send ex
hibits and delegates to the farm con
gress and exposition to be held con
jointly in 1 1 Paso in October, and has.
moreover arranged through the ex
prev. ippropnation b the I ia t tl-i-r-ss
of t.OOoo for the purpose, to
II ue i ivomlerful and fasunating ex
hibit here The Canadian government
will expend IIoihmi for an exhibit and
JO western states w ill pliee costly ex
hibits in competition fir pi izes in thi
International buiblim. ii leer, ted 'n
Runs Into Open Switch at
Ft. Filmore; Fireman
Jumps, Is Hurt.
, Mesquite X M. Sept IS North
bound Santa Fe train No S10. which
left El Paso at S ocloek Friday even
In? ran into an open an itch at the
Ft Filmore switch, four and one-half
miles north of here, at 9 30 The en
gine and tender went onto the switch
and the front trucks of the baggage
car were also off the main line
Fireman I G. McKinnie. of El Paso.
jumped from the engine cab when the
I accident occurred and his ankle was
sprained but he was not eenously in
jured. Engineer Nels Nilson also of
El Paso, remained in the cab and was
It is not known how the switch hap
pened to be open and deputy sheriff
Max Medina and Santa Fe officials are
making an investigation of the wreck.
ine acciaent am not aeiay irame
long as a freight train, which was
following the passenger train, was
stopped, the engine uncoupled and the
baggage car. tender and engine drawn
back onto the main line and the train
continued to Albuquerque. As the
northbound train runs at a high speed
past oh) FL Filmore. the fact that the
passenger train was not wrecked Is
considered remarkable by railroad
At the general manager's office of
the Rio Grande. El Paso and Santa Fe
railroad (the Santa Fe line in Texas
I in El Paso Saturday morning it was
stated that five freight ears, which
were standing on the siding at Ft
! Filmore, were struck by the engine
m-hn It want into the switch and tint
I "taj-tr The
; i itfrellf'went
three of tbem were shoved off the end
wrecKing crew irora
to tne scene or tne
rp-k reolace these oars. It was
stated that there was no delav
in the traffic and the morning paseen-
Ber tram passed tne rt filmore swucn
j without delay.
t . tt T"k w
! KjOVmO V IZCOTra txetUlTlS
From Mexico City Prison;
Wire Ubiams ti is rreedom
YV IJO yuiuilli lllOl ICCUUfJI
When the G. H. train arrived from
the east Friday evening at 5:20 a
happy family alighted from the train
and drove to their home at 2S13 Mon
The family party Included Gavino
Vizcarra. Mrs Vizcarra and little
Joanita. their petite daughter Their
return ended a three months' fight for
Mr. Vlzcarra's liberty, which was made
by his brave wife, who was tireless In
her efforts to have her husband freed.
Mr Vizcarra. who was manager of
the United States and Mexico Broker
age company in EI Paso at the time
of his arrest was arrested In Juarez
and taken to Mexico City for alleged
financial irregularities while he was
Villas agent in Juarez at the time
Villa professed loyalty to Carranza.
Mrs. Vizcarra followed him to Mexico
and made every effort to have him re
leased. It was reported at one timo
that he bad been shot but this later
proved untrue. The return and family
reunion of the Vizcarras Friday eve
ning was the end of the three months'
struggle by Mrs. Vizcarra to obtain her
husband's libertv and thev are again
happv in their Montana street bunga
Leon street These facts indicate the
scope of the great event and warra.it I
the confidence which EI Paso business )
men have placed in it as a sore-fire i
publicity medium for El Paso. j
Not onlv expectation but a certain j
responnihiiity as well, devolves i-pon
every loyal citizen of EI Paso In con- T . . I -... I nnrra wa l"a-
nection with this event All have a .. L,ondon'., EnS. Sept If A Renter' The reference In the official comma
potential Make in the immediate or re- 'sptch from Athens today indicates j nJaton Issued by the war office late
mote remilts of the enterprise since i tnai. Callagvyeroponlos. summoned Friday to a new type or armored car
th opportunities created by the expo- ' to Tatoi by king Constantine. has been Participating in the advance. was ten
sition affect all classes.
.. .a 1
Show Them the Real El Paso.
And when the throngs anc tralnloads
of visitors from 20 states and manv
more distant points come pouring into
El Paso in October, let every loyal
booster for El Paso strive to Impress
upon the mind of every visitor with
whom he comes In contact the fact
that his city is nnrlv ailed in the United
States, that its commanding financial
status is attracting investors of the
v.ii .- i -.. UDA.. .inu ,.
the rate of this city s growth in the
last few vears is unnaralleled. but will
be exceeded by its own rate of growth
and expansion in the next few years.
vne BKncuiitirai, mining. siociv i
raising, manufacturing, industrial and)
linieni v-ummerciai pvaaiuiiiLies 01 inis
ritv are not onlv promising, but the
arae to yon as gilt edged securities to
jnur errillt In the hank. Tell that to
the exposition visitor Prepare your
self to prove it And when you shall I
have proved it rub It In. (
To Arnmpll.h Great Things.
The exposition is certain to accom-
plisb great things for El Paso The I
Opening Dav is drawing near Now's
the dav now's the time when Oppor- j
tunin knocks at this Gate of the ,
North AA'hether your business inter- 1
ests are great or little, this s your
opportunity. ,nnr show. AA ill jou
manifest a "hastening blthernard dls-
position f Will you boost for the ex I
King Says Country Is Ready
to Join Entente When An
Advantage Is Apparent.
Tatoi. Greece. Sept. 16 Greece Is
ready to join the entente allies when
ever It appears to be In the best in
terests of Greece to do so. said king
Constantine to a correspondent of The
Associated Press at the king's summer
palace here The king refused to be
quoted directly regarding the policies
of Greece, but spoke with the utmost
The king expressed indignation that i
I 't could be thought by anyone, much
less be published that he is bound by
any pledge to anyone not to make war
or that he has been moved in hia course
hitherto by any reasons save those he
conceived to be lor tne greatest goon
of his country.
He referred with particular feeling
to the fate almost certain to overtake
nearly l.eM.M Greeks living in Asia
Minor and Thrace on the event of
Greece finding herself engaged tn hos
tilities with Turkey and he pointed oat
that while those who Judged Greece
and himself harshly for what is re
garded as Inaction they gave no
thought to the prospect of condemning
to the lot of the Armenians. Greek
women and children caught in the toils
of the Turks.
Criticises IIU Critics.
The king said the world regarded
with callousness, due to ignorance, the
real situation concerning the attitude
of Greece, criticising the country and
government for bargaining when the
Greeks alone could know and estisaate
the frightful cost of a war to Greece.
He lata stress on the difference be
tween Greece's situation and Rumania's
nt this respect.
Situation Has Changed.
Quite frankly the Mng admitted that
the presence of Balgarhuis in Mace-
denia and Rumania s entrv into the-
war would greatly complicate the situ
ation, constituting a new element
which easily might alter the premises
upon which the policy of Greece
hitherto has been based The king de
clared that all these new elements had
to be duly considered and weighed be-
iDS ber position, but he added that
. thoueht over and
that the cause of Greece would depend
on the result of that consideration and
on nothing else.
Whole Greek Corps Is
Kidnaped By Germans,
Say Indignant Britons
London. Eng. Sept 1C London
newspapers express indignation over
the fourth Greek army corps's surren
der to the central powers at Kavala
and the plan, as announced from Berlin,
to transport the corps to Germany and
keep it there until the end of the war
The Telegraph savs
This is certain!) a precedent ln
history An entire Greek army corps
has been literally kidnaped by the
Germans and Bulgarians and packed off
with its arms and equipment to Ger
many The plot was organized in
Berlin and carried out by the Bul
garians. "The story of this International
crime, adorned with mendacious ex
cuses, comes from the Wolff bureau
and is a mixture of truth and false
hood. "The Wolff bureau states that com
munication between the Greek army
corps and Athens was Interrupted by
the entente The truth is that it was
cut by the Bulgarians The Wolff
bureau states that the Greek com
mander, w Ishing to maintain neutrality,
appealed to the German governor for
protection from the entente. The
truth is the fourth armv corps sur-
vuwieu omy unuer ine menace or the I
Bulgarians and Germans and onlv LfSr
of 5reSSS?5d-d 8nd at thC ra
new rrvE.mir.lv. tniKUMhll
WITH FORMINP. PARINPT
ArlTHIatAn ( . . . I
entrusted with the formation of a new
cabinet In succession to the Zaimis
M. Callagvyeroponlos was a member
of the Theotokis cabinet
GERMANY H0LDSANY LOAN
TO BELGIUM NULL AND VOID i
Washington. D C. Sept 18. Asanas- !
sador von Bernstorff today informed
the state department that the German
government would consider "null sni I
void" any loan to Bele-inm necrntlaturi
c stii.v.rissiiii -j-if (JKH3I v,
CHIEF, AON MOLTKE. J.AJIEIJ. i
AEAV SUCCESSOR TO GER3I AN I
Berlin. Gertnanv Sent ! I
mg the late Lieut Gen count llelmuth I
von Moltke. Lieut. Gen baron vot '
Kreytag Lortnghaven has been ap- I
trviuicu cmei ui ine supplementary
BULGARIANS QUIT KASTORI A
BUT II AAE FORTIFIED CORABA.
Athens, Greece. Sept 1. The Bul-
garian forces have given up the Greek
town of Kastoria. before the pressure
of the entente allies but have stronglv
fortified the heights of Corv ba agaJns
GRANDSON OK DICKERS DIKs-.
London. Eng. Sept IS MaJ Cedrlc I
Charles Dickens, grandson of Charles
Dickens was killed in action in Franco
Teutons Stand Firm at Com
bles, Slopping the Angles
French Forward Move. '-
Germans Already Counter
Attacking In Effort To
BERLIN. Germany, Sept. 6. Four
hundred thousand British and
French troops, comprising 20 di
visions, participated Friday in the
greatest enemy advance of the war,
capturing the villages of Flers. Conrce
lette and Martlnpuich. according to the
German official statement Issued here
today. At many points the enemy was
repulsed, the statement says. and. at
ComMes the Germans held firm, despite
the most severe assaults.
The official statement says:
m!iJ5SJ? th'er- Inke Albrecht of
As hsB rinMtoilli. t,4
nnji Hnmc- hM. i . m r j, ' y
ende was again bombarded Friday
from the sea without result
"On the Tpres salient and on the
northern parts of the front of crown
prince Rupprecht the enemy developed
a lively fire and patrol activity
20 Divisions Attack.
"The battle on the Somme was espe
cially fierce Friday A strong assault
riaEnt-2' AnS-French divisions
4tf,Ba officers and men) was directed
against our front between the Aucre
Ll omf"kafter xhe artillery had
reached its highest Intensity
Following upon hot fighting, wo
.k."--"T J?-;vn,UICn ami Flers.
BriUsh attacks. ""
Repalse Allied Attacks-
Further south of the Somme. attacks
i pud WUn jnjnifnary losses.
fighting ","",t,K' " "a" to hand
.".utn of "' Somme front Barleux
to Deniecourt JVench attacks also
were repulsed. Fighting still continues
forpossession of some sapheads.
x .n'JTy airplanes were shot
down. Including one by Lieut WInteeni
and two by Capt Btvelke The Uu'e?
nZ-fVLVUt3S airplanes out of actlorT
inn! Bries, Frederick Wllliam:
.n.r,Mn.a ew frnss French hand
grenade atUcks fighting activity st
ooueU8e Wa kCit W,thln Hdera?e
LONDON Eng. Sept IS The heavy
offensive launched Friday by the
British north of the Somme. the
most powerful In weeks, was successful
in gaining ground along the enUre line,
except immediately opopslte Glnehy
where the Germans dung on desper
ately, today's d'spatehes Indicate.
The most Inportant points gained
were the villages or Courcelette and
n, r . .
-iTf-2'? ady nae bezrm
- ertnryCKrnt?y6 c&
.... ? sr" -"""" " erman attacks
east of rii-- .-j t. T
"'1 .raJ .
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first official mention nf . ii.w.l.,.M..fc
that has been muh whispered abont
recently in armv circles. Those who
have seen the new vehicles refer to
them as "tanks" while the soldiers who
have been handling them have given
them the nickname of "willies."
Goes Over Any Ground.
The object that the designers sought
to obtain was to render a heavily
irmored motor car capable of heln- op
erated ln the shell torn and roadless
wilderness of the trenches, where it in
.... . ... "
Although no details of the car's con-
i,uc"on n,Te Deett Published. th
1"",t Hav' Astonished Enemy.
"Our inventors have not hesitated to
trad boldlv upon unbeaten paths. We
nu,y Imagine the feelings of German
-maiiirj- in sneit oaxterea trencnes.
when in the uncertain light of dawn
they saw advancing upon them an ar
ray of unearthly monsters cased in
steel spitting fire and crawling labori
ously but ceaselessly over trenches,
harmed wire and shell craters."
New Activity In Macedonia.
In Macedonia where notable suc-
esses for the entente troops against
lie Bulgarians in the center and on.
the left wing were reported Frlday.
renewed activity now is announced on
,he right flank, where the British have
Tgam thrown skirmishers across tb
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