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Times Publisher Suicides
'St. Louis Edward Pretorious, publisher of the Times, commit
ted suicide yesterday. He was president of the Gcnuan-Ahierie.m
French Liner On Maiden Voyage
Bordeau The French liner Lafayette started on her maiden
voyage to New York today with 2,000 passengers.
Pacific Eastern To Fly American Flag
New York The Pacific Eastern Steamship Co. recently incor
porated, according to Philip Mauson, a director, will fly the American
C. A. Holder, Trade Adviser
Washington Charles A. Holder, assistant to United States Con
sul in London, has been appointed trade adviser of the State Depart
ment. Twelve Tenement Dwellers Die
New York Twelve tenement dwellers perished when building
was destroyed by fire.
Divorce Cases Continued
London All divorce cases against officers and men at the front,
have been confined.
Allies are attacking Germans at several points along in west fror.t.
No decisive gains reported.
Wants Physical Requirements Suspended
San Francisco Steamship companies united in protest to Secre
tary Redfield that physical requirements of Seamen's act be suspended
temporarily. Action was taken on the recommendation of Collector
Dayis. Companies are unable to assemble crews to meet the law. Act
will be effective Thursday.
Allies Hold Consummation Trick
London Allies threaten to consummate trick drive, to cut off
Constantinople and ease the triple attack made on Serbia. Czar's war
ships pound Bulgarian ports heavily. King's chateau, national bank,
and marine hospital damaged.
President And Mrs. Gait To Wed In December
Washington The marriage of President Wilson and Mrs. Gait
will take place late in December.
Auti-Alien Law Unconstitutional
Supreme Court declares Arizona anti-alien law unconstitutional.
Chicago Man posing as H. P. Edwards who committed suicide
on the Ventura proves to be a brother of captain Sheldon of U. S.
Rumored Russian Cabinet Will Reorganize
London The present Russian cabinet is tottering, 'rumors being
rife of drastic reorganization. Leaders of the government to prose
cute the war more vigorously. It is understood that the appointment
tsf Gonnvkin as chancellor, with control of foreign affairs, is immi
nent. Three ministers are asked for resignations.
British Expedition Joined Serbians
London The British expedition which landed at Salonika struck
inland and joined the Serbians. Now lively lighting near Strumnitza.
This Bulgarian town is reported captured by French, British and Serbs.
Bulgarians who invaded Seibia farther north are reported to have
captured Uskup and now making further progress on the line between
Uskup and the Danube.
Nothing has been heard of the Russian expedition which was to
have landed at Varna.
Renewed Activity At Dardanelles
Renewed activity by British at the Dardanelles is reported. War
ships are bombarding Turkish forts and land forces on the peninsula
are renewing attacks on entren hed Turks.
Combined Offensive Movements
On the western front Allies have begun offensive movements with
the object of preventing Germans from sending troops from the west
em line to the Balkans, Italians doing the same thing on Austrian
Bulgarians Bombard Nish Forts
Berlin Following successful advances from Kuiazavac and Pirot,
both of which towns they took, Bulgarian forces in Serbia are bom
barding the outer forts of Nish and give promise of capturing the
Krogusnivatz trie locaton ot the great beroian arsenal, was
tured by Germans.
Grave Consequences To Neutrality
Douglas Battle fraught with grave consequences to America neu
trahty is being fought today. Villa, under cover of heavy smelter
smoke, has moved ten thousand men. First clash began three miles
east of Agua Prieta.
Japanese Receive Anonymous Letters
Tokio Count Okunia and other prominent officials are
Honolulu Policeman off dutv called on witness before grand jury
in McGrath case. Is booked for discharge. Sensations in case be
fore grand jury multiply,
' Monday, Npvember 1
Sugar, 4.425. ,
Consul General And Lansing Will Hold Conference
New York Consul General Skinner at London arrived yesterday
for a conference with Secretary Lansing to discuss affairs of Great
Britain in regard to restraint of American trade.
Coronation Season Ushered In
Tokio The coronation season has formally been ushered in today.
American And Dutch Steamers As Prizes Of War
Halifax With two steamers as pi izes of war, one of which is
American flying American flag, British battleships came into port
yesterday and captures were tied up awaiting decision ot prize court.
American steamer is tha Hocking, former the Danish steamer Gron
land bound for Norfolk The other is the Dutch steamer Hamborn
from Europe to New York.
Seizure of American ship caused much surprise here It is the
first taken by British. Reasons for act not known. May lead to inter
King George Suffering From Accident
London King George is suffering from weakness resulting from
fall of horse. Progressing slowly toward recovery.
Attack On Serbia Continues
Triple attaekon Ser bin continues though at staggering cost.
Austrian forces concentrating efforts to accomplish the fall of Kragu
shivatz. If Teutons can close in o:i Serbians from the northwest the latter
will find gap left for retirement considerably narrowed and positions
Italians Renew Offensive
After a short lull Italians have resumed general offensive along
every part of Austro-Italiau line which is reported to be seething with
bombardment and counters. Infantry attacks being made bv Italians.
Report from Udine announces two sons of Garibaldi wounded in
fighting. Neither dangerously hurt.
Jews Starve In Russia
London It is reported that a million and a half Jews are starving
Russian Battleship Sunk
Berlin Russian battleship of the Pantclimon class was sunk by a
Turkish submarine. No details obtainable.
Germans Launch Offensive In Champagne
London Germans launched new offensive on a five mile front in
Champagne district and recaptured Butte de Tahure point which com
mands the important town of Tahure recently wrested from Teutons
by the French. With this exception the offensive has been repulsed.
Fay Repudiated At Berlin
Berlin Fav has been repudiated as an army officer. When ar
rested for conspiracy to blow up American shipping he declared him
self of the German army.
Further Slides In Canal Zone
Panama Harth slides now block the railway across the canal zone.
Statue To Memory Of Edith
.uonuon inc government nas consented to tne erection ot a
statue to the memory of Edith Cavell, murdered by Germans in Bel
Russians Attempt Cross Stripa
Vienna Russian army in Gahcia attempted to cross the Stripa
river .but without success.
Blanche Walsh Dead
Chicago Blanche Walsh dead following operation.
Villa Openly Avowed Enemy OF U. S.
Douglas American citizens in that part of Mexico controlled by
Villa are face to face with death. Villa is now an openly avowed enemy
ot llie united btates ana says lie does not care what happens to
foreigners. Is ready to fight United States and says he can defeat Car-
rauza and if he has to will whip the Yankees too, Asserts attack on
Agua Prieta is due today.
Sunday, Odtomber 31
American Troops In Readiness
Douglas Three thousand infantrymen, including the sixth and
twentieth, are entrenched along the American sideof the border await
ing opening of expected battle for the possession of the Mexican
town of Agua Prieta. Infantry is supported by a regiment and a half
of art'llery. Troops under orders to resist any violation of American
neutrality. General Villa is expected to attack tomorrow. He has
sixty guns to bring into action against Calles.
Carranza troops are mounting new machine guns on their front.
Yon Tirpitz In Disgrace
Amsterdam Admiral Von Tirpitz, head of the German admiralty
is in disgrace with the Kaiser, having had a serious break with him.
Information is bevond question. The complete collapse of the Ger
man submarine fleet blockade against Great Britain with the loss of
submarines and the fact that British have been able to run the naval
guard of the Cattegat with their submarines to menace German ship
ping in the Baltic stated to be the underlying causes of the break
while recent announcement from Washington that British liner Hes
perian was submarined and not mined is said to have brought to atten
tion of the public the quarrel with the admiralty head.
Secretary Garrison Will Assist National Guard
Washington Secretary Garrison says will assist National Guard
says is convinced militia will endorse and back plan for national de
fense line. Had interview with guardsmen yesterday. Senator Pen
rose says preparedness policy should be non-partisan and favors navy
of forty eight dreadnaughts.
Little Chauge In Fronts
London Comparatively few changes of importance along the
eastern or western fronts with the exception of that portion of Teuton
front in Russia held by Austnans in Volhynian district. Austrians are
being driven back, having weakened their lines in order to divert
troops for the Balkan campaign.
Nine Bulgarians Executed
London Nineteen Belgians have been convicted of spving. Nine
were executed last week.
Sir Charles Tupper Dead
uttawa air amines i upper, one ot tne ounuers ot tne govern
ment of Canada, died y-sterdav aged ninety four.
New Russian Offensive Soon Jnder Way
London Authentic word has been received through unofficial
sources that a Russian offensive against Bulgaria and Turkey will
shortly be under way. whether Rouniauia accedes to request that she
ue uiiuwcu me u uiii.iui uuiun ui sunn- iroops across ner territory or
American Relief In Poland
Washington The American Commission for relief in Poland
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miut uinuur-s auu iint::ii!K .ue sum 10 uc on a larger scale than in
Uelgutm, is already anxious to undertake this work, provided Allies
are willing to consent to its carrying on this work and allow passage
tor reuet snips witu I'onsn cargoes through the lines of naval blockade
Blanche Walsh Dying
Cleveland Blanche Walsh, the famous actress, is dying.
Mount Lassen In Erruption
Red Bluff Mount Lassen is again in eruption.
Greece Awaits Action By Roumania
Paris. Greece is awaiting action by Roumania .while the latter is
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diuaiul will throw in his lot with Russia,
King Constantine joined forces at Salonika.
Serbians light grimly while Allies strive to reach the harrassed
arniv ol defenders.
French have scored decisive gain ovei Bulgars.
Villa Forces In Bad Shape
ijougias Vina still several miles f rom Douglas and to the east
His army is in had shape, with horses underfed and women and child
ren following the army as usual.
French Victorious Over Bulgars
London French troops have won victories over Bulgarians. Teutons-Bulgarian
campaign completed. In view of local observers invad
ers uniting to secure passage of the Danube. Steamers are ready to
carry Teuton supplies.
Russians Plan Invade Bulgaria
Copenhagen According to news from Berlin received by Teutons
from Bulgarian sources it is apparent Russians are preparing to invade
Bulgaria in large force. Two large armadas set out from Odessa and
Sebastapol carrying many thousand troops convoyed by squadrons of
cruisers, destroyers aiitl submarines. Transports proceeding south.
Now ascertained heavy bombardment of Varna was in preparation land
ing of troops.
Certain Hesperian Struck Mine
Washington -Secretary Lansing has evidence which makes ex
perts feel certain the Hesperian was sunk by striking a mine. Ger
many will be notified of these findings. This may brjng up delicate
situation with Germany.
Bulgarians Win Successes
Sofia Bulgarian soldiers invading Serbia have won a scries of
successes opening the .way to a terrific blow at the Serbian armies. The
fall on Wednesday of the stronnhqld of Pirot was a severe blow. Ser
bians evacuated hurriedly evading capture at the sacrifice of their
Montenegrins Vs Austrians
Paris Montenigrins who sent expedition to Bosnia engage in
severe battle with Austrians results of which are unknown. At Gera
Austrians are defeated. ,
British Warship Sunk
London British warship Hythe sunk in collision with mine
sweeper oil Gallipoli.
Saturday, Odober 30
Sugar, 4. 425.
Great Britain And Japan Averse To Change In China
Washington Great Britain and Tapan do not approve of the plan
o change form of government in China to a monarchy. Diplomats of
hree nations call on minister of foreign affairs for China and ask that
plan be delayed, but he is helpless t act, Election returns show the'
people want an empire. (4
Briand Will Form New Cabinet
fans uriana has undertaken to form a new cabinet for France.
Chairman Hides Attacks Democratic Administration
New York Chairman Hilles, in a statement to republicans, at
tacked democratic administration on general lines of tariff adjustments
and failure of Underwood bill to reduce the. cost of living, or produce
necessary revenues for running government.
Serbian Army Attempts Extricate Itself
London Fighting every foot of the way, the main Serbian army
in the north is now endeavoring to extricate itself from the envelop
ing danger. The triple invasion is making headway, Teuton forces
battering their way through Moravia valley. Bulgarians move west
ward but heavy losses attend their advance.
J. P. Morgan Operation Successful
New York Pierpont Morgan was operated on for appendicitis
and is doing nicely.
Villa And Carranza May Clash Tomorrow
Douglas Villa is marching on Agun Prieta, advancing rapidly.
The impending battle may begin tomorrow. Permission has been giv
en Carranza to march troops through American territory for the de
ense of the town. 'Crisis now brought on. Constitutisnalists mass to
defeat Villa in the north, and battle may crush the bandit commander,
Darranza is now at lorreon, caned there by the seriousness of the
Pope Makes Appeal For Art Treasures
Rome Pope Benedict has requested Austria that Military authori
ties instruct airmen not to attack undefended cities so rich in art as u-
Venice. Loss of art treasures not of military importance, but of vahwr'
to the whole world.
Germans Short Of Ammunition
London Germans failed to take Riga and Dvinsk because of
shortage of ammunition. The shortage is declared to be critical, and
t is believed Russians are preparing to take advantage of this short
age and may deliver great attack along the western section of the east
Honolulu The directorate of carnival will manage the fete in full.
assuming responsibilities for next festival,
Three hundred divorces may be declared illegal, and Charles Clarke
may lose property of deceased wife, Alexandrina Leihulu Clarke.
British War Losses
London Great Britian has lost during th- war 6.600 officers kill
ed, 12.6.13 wounded, 2,000 missing 94,992 men killed, 304,832 wound
ed. 72,000 missing.
Enemy has paid dearly.
While reviewing troops in France, King George was thrown from
horse: sustained some bruises.
Prince of Wales is here from France on leave of absence.
Teuton Advance In Serbia Continues x
From German Headquarters it is learned that the general advance
of Teutons in Serbia continues. All reports read favorable to the
Australia Will Furnish Further Troops
Melbourne The Commonwealth proposes at furnish at least 16.000
men monthly for service in the Dardanelles.
Japan Party Of Entente
London Japan is now a party to the Entente Powers, beinc tin- .
der agreement under no conditions to conclude peace with Germany
unless by joint action of Allies.
Austrians Weakening Before Italians
News from the Austrian frontier says Italians continue iheir at
tacks on Austrians, the latter weakening.
Japan To Reinforce Along Yang-Tse
Tokio Japan wilMncrease her army along tha Yang-Tse river as
fresh trouble is reported bv merchants.
The Chinese minister of foreign affairs has resigned on account
of efforts made bv Yuan-Shih-Ki to become emperor.
Word was received today that the latter may accept present of
two horses purchased by people, as a gift.
Immigration Commissioner Favors Japanese
San Francisco White, newly appointed Immigration Commis
sioner, issued statement last night favoring Japanese immigration.
Suggested China Delay Change Of Government
Peking H, Obatta, charge de affairs at Japanese legation, suggest
ed to conference with Minister Wing that China delay making change
to nionarchial form of. government, to prevent international complica
tions. U. S.Authorities Concerned On Mexican Border
Douglas The situation here is giving grave concern to United
States authorities. The impending battle between Villa and Carranza
troops, it is feared, may result, in grave violation of American neutral
ity and possible injury to citizens, due to flying bullets. Up to a f eVv
hours ago the Villa forces were moving up to attack entrenched Cajr
ranzaistas, outnumbering the latter luavilv. Villa forces not yet sight
ed but scouts report them to be approaching. General Funston is ex
Brownsville Within the last few hours, raiding bands of outlaw
twice attacked half company American infantrymen at Capote, 65