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EL PASO HEBAJLD
ATonday, Oct. 28, 1918.
Turks' Principal Commun
ication Route In Mesopo
tamia Is Cut.
Ion3oa. Enc Oct. 28. The British,
adrancing' in Mesopotamia, have cut
the road from Shergtaet to Mosul, one
of the principal Turkish lines of com
munication. This probably will force
ice Turks to fall back on Mosul
Maj. McCamant Writes
Wife How Well Fixed
Mai Conipany Is
Maj T. J. McCamant, formerly Kl
Paso county physician and now with
r-l Paso's own hospital unit In France,
has written a most interesting letter
to Mrs McCamant, who Is now living
at 3H6 Montana street, saying tbat
i e :nn are all in pood shape and
ready for anything that comes. The
letter, m part, !s as follows:
"AJ1 r.f the office force is taking a
aiti. so I can play with the type
writer for a while. We have Just been
inspected, and th officer was very
u (.asfd with oar hospital, and
I am sure we have as neat a little
sr : a ' as can be found in the sec-
r I aru very proud of it, and so are
the bo; a who are here. I am billeted
wah a nice old French couple, and
the ore very nice to me.
We find ourselves among a
raage people in a strange land,
with ro loved ones except those who
are m the army. But when you real
ze what these people have suffered.
; ta wnat tney nave sacruicea in
trdT to win the war for democracy
- f viUzation, we feel that what
"f rts we have mage are worthy,
f : -.e hoys have at any time ap
peared to be homesick or despondent
in iact, everything is so new ana
l - - ,t Keeps us all busy to see
e e j l..r. that Is going on."
Want 5200 Munitions
Workers From Texas;
Sa Antonio, Tex Oct 28. Munl-
t on workers are badly neeaea in tne
I j ror.es of the United States and the
department of labor, through the
t iWfi States employment service, has
undertaken the task of supplying the
forces needed. From the state of Tex
as fi m men must be furnished before
Noverrber 2u, so far only 60 men
' are teen obtained. These men must
nna tom the unemployed, or from
e or e ese n t , a 1 occupations, such as
er' n aiters, chauffeurs, poolroom
and t-.arter snop attendants, etc
The department of labor estimates
i' there ar more than enough Idle
n.i the larger cities of Texas to
- ake up the state Quota and they are
-ed .a a patriotic duty to apply to
t ie employment service at once In the
asemfnt of the city hall at El Paso.
AIR CHIEFS CAN NOW GIVE
ORDERS BY WIRELESS PHONE
Successful tests of the wireless tele
phone in aviation wofk In the army
are reported from Love field, near
TjaJlaa, Tex. An aviator talked to of
i cers from a height of 2000 feet, was
heard perfectly and received answers!
clearly. Communication is being made I
i this manner between airplanes in
fligji. enabling a commanding officer
to gve orders to a squadron. Lieut.
B S. Funsten, radio officer at Love
field. '-n ir. chars o- tl recent ex
Positions Of Foe
U. S. Men Free 45 Towns
In Less Than Month; 60
Planes Bomb Huns.
"With The American Army North
west of Verdun, Oct. 2S. (By The As
sociated Press). Natural positions
for defence held by the Germans
north of the American line are prob
ably as strong as any along the en
tire battle front from Switzerland to
Tneee positions, which the Ameri
cans are facing, are especially strong
owing to the thickly wooded districts
and series of bills and ridges. Taking
advantage of these natural military
positions, the Germans have thrown
in strong forces of men and brought
up immense quantities of artillery of
various caliber, determined to hold
what has been called the eastern
pivot of their defence line in France
at any cost.
Conquer JG3 Square Milea.
In Its first major operation against
the Germans, considering the clearing
out of the St. Mihiel salient as A local
affair, the American army in a few
days less than a month, has liberated
more than 45 villages and advanced
to an average depth of ten miles, free
165 square miles of territory. In the
offensive the Americans have cap
tured more than "9,000 prisoners.
Yank Planes Make Raid.
German troop concentrations in the
region of Briquenay, north of Grand
Pre, were bombed Sunday afternoon
by about 60 all American bombing air
planes with about SO pursuit planes
protecting them. Formations of from
1 to 20 German machines attempted
to drive off the Americans and sev
eral combats resulted.
Lieut. Edward RIckenbacher was
among the pursuit planes accom
panying tne bomDing squaaron. tie
engaged In two aerial combats and
brought down a German machine
u the American lines near Exer-
.ukenbacher followed the enemy
machine close to the ground until he
saw the enemy aviator land and fall
into the hands of American Infantry
men. Iteturnlng to his airdrome,
Hickenbacher heard the news of his
promotion to a captaincy.
Two American planes are reported
Shot Down Tnice In Week.
To be shot down twice within a
week by German airmen has been the
experience oL- Lleuts. Arthur Newell
of Berkeley. Calif- and Walter Ten
Eyck. jr of Brooklyn. Both times,
the Americans landed within their
own lines. They claim to have
brought down two German machines
in their encounters with the enemy.
Lieut. Kewell acted as observer and
Lieut. Ten Eyck as nllot.
On October 18. while accompanying
the all American bombing squadron,
their machine was attacked from the
rear by live Germans. Lieut. Newell,
at the machine gun, saw one of the
Germans fall. The other continued
firing, but the momentum of the air
plane prevented the gasolene from
escaping and catching fire.
B nil rt Grazes Flyer Xose.
On Wednesday. Lleuts. Kewell and
Ten Eyck were members of a day
bombing squadron, which flew over
Buzancy. On the return, they were
attacked by three German machines,
bringing down one of them. The en
gine of their machine was pierced by
a number of bullets and put out of
commission, but the Americans landed;
safely south of Brleulles. During the!
flrhting. a bullet grazed Neweirs
1 Son Of Mrs. Roberts
Who Is In The Navy
AXEY ROBERTS, son of ilrsj
Helen Roberts, of El Paso, -who
has been visiting bis mother in Eli
Paso following- the death of his I
brother. vPreston Roberts, who was a I
recent influenza victim, llaxey Is in
the navy at Mare Island, CalifL, and is i
returning to his station immediately.
nose while another bullet bruised Ten
Ballard Holds Moevre Line
Washington. D. a. Oct SS. The
American second array under Maj.
Gen. Bullard, is holding the line in
the Moevre. This was disclosed by
Gen. Pershing in hi-communlque for
Sunday, received at the war depart
ment. Repulse of heavy German at
tacks on tne front northwest or ver
dun by Maj. Gen. Llggett's first army
was also reported.
Gassed Victim Thought
Only Of Wound Stripe
Somewhere in France, Oct. 28. He
was a marine who had been badly
gassed during the attack on Chateau-
Thierry. He. lay in the field hospltalj
suffering horribly, yet uttering no
sound. But presently tne nurse
could see that something was wor
Finally he became so restless that
she summoned a surgeon.
"Better try to find out what he
wants." he directed. "Poor devil, he
may want to leave a last message for
his people. There's a good chance
that he won't pull through."
Over him the nurse bent. ears, at
tuned for some scb compelling dying
the ghostly whisper came
slowly from blistered lips. "Say. do
you get a wound stripe for jest being
COMMUNITY SERVICE GETTING
UP A CONDENSED CITY GUIDE
The war camp community service is
preparing a soldiers' and sailors'
guide .to the city of El Paso In a
small, 'condensed form. In It are to
be listed all churches and the h urs
of worship: the hotels, with rates to
soldiers, sailors and civilians, single
and double; all fraternal organiza
tions, with hours of meetings: parks
and other places of interest; all rail
roads leading into the city; war
agencies and places of getting in
formation, and other data, that would
be of interest or help to soldiers andj
sailors who are stationed in Kl Paso)
or are passing through the city.
f 1 8th's Troopers
Take Oath In
Ceremony of Naturalization
By Judge West at Marfa
A Snappy One.
In a brisk northerly wind that
chilled almost like a blizzard. United
States district judge Duval West held
court on the hill containing the camp
of the headquarters company of the
Eighth cavalry, at Max fa, Texas, Sat
urday morning and Issued the decrees
that made 28 foreigners in the Amer
ican military service citizens of the
country for which they are ready to
sacrifice their lives, one German be
ing In the number.
Judge West, accompanied by deputy
clerk S. L- Kelly and naturalization
examiner M. A. Anthoni, arrived at
the Eighth cavalry camp early Satur
day morning and Cot George T. Xang
horne, commanding officer, arranged
the court setting at once. Two troops
of the Eighth and one of unasslgned
re cur its, all mounted, circled the hill.,
together with the headquarters' -guard,
afoot. The Eighth's band fur
nished music and closed with the
"Star Spangled Banner." Chaplain
W. II. Brander said the invocation at
convening of court.
Mont Unique Settlnc.
The extreme bad weather and the
fact that the hill on which court was
held was Included In a large circle of
larger nins. made tne setting most
unloue. The ceremony, while being
extremely impressive, was snappy, the
influenza epidemic making it judicious
to complete tne session as soon as
possible. Although it was outdoors.
"When deputy clerk Kelly was ad
ministering the oath new citizens
takes the air was so cold that the
raisel! hands of himself and the 28
new Americans almost froze.
Following the ceremony, judge
TVest and Mr. Anthoni left for east
Texas points, while Mr. Kelly returned
XO Jl F2.S0.
Attorneys Aid Drafted
Men In Questionnaires;
Using Greatest Dispatch
Daily sessions in the courthouse au
ditorium were resumed by the bar as
sociation Monday morning, for the ac
commodation of registrants desiring
assistance in lining tneir question
naires. The boards began mailing the ques
tionnaires several days ago, sending
out 10 percent daily, and the last will
be mailed early this week. Registrants
were asked to be prompt in filling
ana returning tnem ana not to take
the entire seven days allowed unless
The attorneys meeting at the court
house are using the greatest dispatch
in assisting me registrants in oraer
that the gathering can be kept down
to a minimum at au times.
Huns Lose 2 U -Boats In
Attack on Hospital Ship
Knoxville, Tenn- Oct. 28. Five sub
marines attacked the ship Mount Ver
non, wbihe was bringing 150 wounded
American soldiers back to the United
States, and two of the U-boats were
sunk, says William Matthew, member
or tne crew, in a letter to ms grana
narents. Mr. and Mrs. L. C Matthews,
Chickamauga avenue, this city.
MAJ. DIBBLE LEAVING.
Mai. John Dibble, medical corps.
adjutant of the base hospital at Fort
Bliss, has been ordered to Fort Sam
Houston. San Antonio, Texas, for duty
t tnat post.
her Food Helps
to -the las-b
you eat .
LOT, LUKE IS
American Ace, From Phoe
nix, Fails to Return From
With the American Army North
west of Verdun, Oct "Z (by The As
sociated Press). Lieut. Frank Luke,
American ace, is missing. Lieut.
Luke, one of the most daring of the
American flyers, has been missing
since the night of October S. On
that night, he started out on a bomb
ing expedition and so far has failed
Lieut. Luke's home is in Phoenix,
Ship's Crew Refuses To
Sail With Pacifists On
Board; Taxi Driver Balks
London. Eng.. Oct. SS. (Renter's.)
Arthur Henderson, jeaaer or tne la
bor narty. his secretary and a Bel
gian socialist. Camille Huysmanne,
were unable to go to France Fri
day with Albert Thomas ana ii. van
derveitxe. oecause ine crew at mar
ship refused to sail if they were
The men said that they would not
sill with pacifists and proGermans.
Mr. Henderson and bis companions
left the-shtp and hailed a taxicab. but
the driver refused to take them and
they had to carry their lug-sage to
the station. '
Mr. Henderson subsequently stated
in London that he was going to Paris
to meet Samuel Gompers in connec
tion with the organization of the
world's labor conference after the
Andrassy Is Believed
To Be a Germanophile;
Trouble In Hungary
Paris, France. Oct. 18. Grave
troubles have broken out at Budapest
as the result of the appointment of
count Julius Andrassy. who is sus
pected ot Germanophile tendencies, to
be foreign minister, says a Zurich
dispatch to the Matin. A committee
of workmen and soldiers has been
formed to represent the extremists'
party In impending events.
SOLDIER ESCAPES," CAPTURED;
THREE OTHERS ARE AT LARGE
Pvt. John T. Wallace, troop G, Fifth
cavalry, who was sent to a guard
house at Fort Bliss on a- trivial of
fence, from which he escaped, Sat
urday night was arrested by detec
tives In an El Paso rooming house and
returned to the military authorities.
Pvts. M. Baker. Joe Garrity and
Georcre Miller, who are said to have
left Fort Bliss Thursday, are being!
closely watched for by both civil and
BRITISH CASUALTIES FOR
PAST WEEK TOTAL 32,249
London. Eng.. Oct. 28. British cas
ualties for the week ending today
numbered 3 2." 19. compared with 37,150
for the previous week.
The are divided as follows:
Killed or died of wounds, officers,
436: men. 1507.
Wounded or missing, officers. 1411;
BRITISH CAPTURE 5500 ON
London. Eng., Oct. 18. British
troops, in their offensive on the Aus-tro-ltallan
front, ud to lasvnight. had
captured more than 5S00 prisoners,
aecordlnt- to an official statement Is
sued today hy tne war oince. rxne
British also captured 9 guns, includ
ing six nine inch howitzers.
FIGHTING CONTINUES HEAVY
BETWEEN BRENTA AND PIAVE
Vienna, Austria, Oct 23. Between
the Brenta and the Piave. intense
fighting continued throughout Satur
day, according to the war office state
ment Issued todav. The Italians were
driven back in the region of CoL Ca
DR. PROPEll APPOINTED AS
A VETEIUXAIIT LIEUTENANT
Dr. Craig F. Proper, veterinary.
whose animal hospital Is at 2017 Texas
street, has been appointed a second
lieutenant in the army veterinary
corps, according to advices from
"Washington. Dr. Proper came here
from San Diego. Calif., some time ago
and engaged In government work.
Mrs. Proper, who spent the summer at
San Diego, has returned to Join her
TWO LIEUTENANTS LEAVE.
Lieut. Thomas W. Tyrrell, quar
termaster corps, left Sunday for his
new station at Camp Johnson. Fla.
Lieut John II. LIndley. C2d field
Artillery. left Sunday to attend the
school or lire at i on sin, okla.
n ms l
Tomorrow you can buy suits, coals, dresess and millinery
at prices that demand attention.
$20 Dresses at $12.-95
THIS is a special lot of satin, crepe de chine, taffeta and georgette dresses
in practical and serviceable styles, beautifully designed, braided, em
broidered and button trimmed. A number of styles to select from. Wonderful
dresses at a popular price. See them in our Downstairs rt O k f
Store tomorrow in $20.00 values, at $pS.& Jij
Other special values are featured for Tuesday al $8.95 and $17.85.
' Suits at $15.85
WHO said you couldn't get a good suit below $25.00? Jnst you see these
at S15.S5 and youH know better. There are a lot of them, made of
fine French serge in navy and black, and every one as stylish as you. would ex
pect to get for ?2j.09 in our jUownstaiM
Store for only
Others al $10.00 and $19.45.
Black Velvet Coats at $13.85
FULL length models of splendid quality black velvet, with buckle trimmed
belts and Chase seal collars and cuffs, lined throughout, tf ft O 6 f
Specially priced, at lIOiOj
Black ptush coat specials al $2150 and $25.00.
New Cloth. Coats at $14.85
COATIN'GS of fine wool velours, rich broadcloths and selected velours are
tailored into warm, smart coats that EI Paso women will be delighted
to get at such a low price. They have ear high convertible collars of fur and
deep cuffs of self material, and come in black and colors. a 'o
Special price, 1 ty. OO
Other coal specials al $17.45 and $19.45.
?F you want stylish hats economically priced don't fail to visit our
Millinery Section in our Downstairs Store. We have added
new numbers to our already large stock of snappy trimmed hats.
There are black hats and the most attractive Fall colors to match
your suit developed in velvet and zibeline plush, trimmed with
fur. velvet flowers and burnt goose fancies. Come and see the
three following specials:
Outfit The Children Before The Re-opening Of School
SEES GERMAN SUBMARINES
WITH WHITE FLAG AT MAST
Chrlstiania, Norway, Oct IS. Crews
of vessels, arriving at Stavanger
from Karmo Island, report that sev
eral German submarines, flying
white blag at their mast heads, passed
the island Saturday soutb bound
according to the Morgenbladet The
submarines are believed to have been
returning home from their bases.
ONLY FOUR OF CREW LOST
WHEN LUCIA IS TORPEDOED
"Washington. D. C-. Oct 25. All ex
cept four ot the crew of the American
steamer Lucia, torpedoed and sunk
1200 miles from the American coast
Oct 19, are reported to have been res
cued, the navy department announced.
Four men were killed by the explosion
or the torpedo.
Telephone U your window glass re
quirements. Iuiaer Lumber co-aqt.
MAJ. HERNEATJ ON INSPECTION.
Hal. C L. Berneau. of the quarter
master corps, left Saturday evening
on his routine inspection tour, cover
ing all the army camps between El
aso ana xuma, atiz. me inspection
wilt probably last a week.
lit Couldnf Believe It.
A Dromlnent cattleman from Kew
Mexico came in recently to nave his
eyes examined for a pair oi glasses,
lie was wearing a pair of the old
style bi-focals with the unsightly line.
We fitted him with a pair of Kryp
toks. It was hard to get him to believe-that
he had In one lens, with all
the appearance of one lens, the near
and far vision range.
It is hard to believe but it is only
another evidence of the advance that
has been made in the Optical profes
sion. Since 1901 we have always kept
abreast of all the advances made.
Need Glasses? Ask SegalL
EI Paso Optical Co. (Since 10O1).
At 10S Texas Street In the middle of
the block between Oergon and Mesa.
MARSHAL DUB0SE GETS A
HELMET FROM HIS NEPHEW
Deputy United States marshal J. B.
Dubosa Saturday afternoon received
from bis nephew, Corp. Macy Hay
wood, a veteran ot the St Mihiel
cleanup, a camouflaged German
helmet picked up by the soldier after
1..) 1 1 T. T
one ear and In the back was cracked
by shrapnel. That this had caused !
some wound to. the wearer was indi- I
cated by blood stains on the inside.!
Ked and green paint were the camou
HUNS SAY CR0ATIANS ARE
STILL MASTERS AT FIUME
Paris. France. Oct 28. German
newspapers maintain that mntinous
Croatian trooDS are still masters of
the city of Flume, in spite of official
statements mat tney were under con
trol. According to the Zurich correspond
ent or tne journal, ua crosuans nave
driven the Hungarians from the city.
BRITISH SECRETARY OF
STATE FOR INDIA IN U. S.
An Atlantic Port, Oct. 28. Esmond
& llontagce. British secretary ot state
for India, arrived hero today on a
British steamship. He Is on his way
10 wasnmgion on a special mission.
A somber ot XtaJfin women and ftlrls
hT petitioned the military authorities
la Home to eestabllsn schools "whtre they
can tke traJctor la aviation.
ralntlnr rare (let your supplies a;
Rabbit Proof and Poultry Proof Trite
netting1. leader Lumber Co, Adv.
raxroflne Floor OIL Zander Lumber I Gun repair! nc our specialty. Allen
vo acv. Arms e uycie co. Adv.
KEEP LOOKING Y0UN6
If s Easy If You Know Dr.
Edwards' Olive Tablets
The secret of keeping yocng is to fed
yotmg to do this you must wolch our
liverand bowels there snoneedof hav
ing a sallow complexi on dark rings
under yoar eyes pimples a biliocs
look in yonr face ctall eves with so
sparkle. Yonr doctarsrill tell yon ninety
per cent cf all sickness ccme3 rraa in-,
active boTrels and liver.
a Ohio, perfected a vegetable com
pound railed with olive oU to act on
the liver and bowels, which he gave to
his patients for years.
Dr. EdTrards Olive Tablets, the sub
stitute 1 cr calomel, are gentle in their
action yet always eftective. The? bring
about that exuberance of spirit; that
natural buoyancy which should been
Joyed by everyone, by I rir.fcg cp the liver
and clearing the syslrm of inirmTitfi-g,
Yon will know Dr. Edwards' Olive
Tablets by their olive color. 10c sstl
25c per box. AH druggists.
EI Paso Hide & Leather Co.
1201 Texas Street Phone 3057
Herald Want Ads Pay
I Arlie Percifield, An
El Paso Sailor, Dies
A RUB rERCIFIZLD. formerly a
boilermaker employed by the El
Paso and Southwestern railroad com
pany, died Oct. 21 of bronchial pneu
monia -while eerving on the United
States warship Pittsburg and was
buried In South America, according
to a telegram to the sailor's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Percifield, 1716 Wyo
ming street, 1 Paso, from the navy
Deceased was born at Shawnee,
Okla -5 years ago and resided here
prior to entering the navy. He was
member of the "Woodmen of the
This week we will also
give absolutely free a
tuefel household ar
ticle to every woman
who visits our Base
ment Store. There is
no obligation to make
purchases and we as
sure you that this
souvenir is well worth
Majestic Range Week
This weelc is Majestic Range Week and we extend you a cordial invitation
to come and learn why the Majestic Range bakes so perfectly and heats all
the water you want with a minimum of fuel. ;
. For This Week Only
To further interest you in Majestic Range Week we will give absolutely free the above set of rnar
bleized and copper' ware with each Majestic Range sold. We believe that you coufd not duplicate
this set for less than $12.00, Positively no ware will be given free after this week." This set of ware
is displayed in the window. Majestic Ranges sold on easy terms.
The bfg Basement Stove Department will supply you with everything you can possibly need in the way
of a heating stove. Here you will also find andirons, basket grates, coal seattles, coal shovels and
ROGERS FURNITURE COMPANY
207-209-211 NORTH STANTON.