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BmARKETS and FINANCE
Detroit stock exchange
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Mexican Crude Rubber.. ..*•
fitch. Btato Tel. Cos pfd. 86
Michigan Sugar Cos. 41
i Do. preferred •*
Milea-Dutrolt Theater Cos 9% w "
'Minnesota Sugar Cos *0 jl"
Do., preferred..
National Chrocar C 0..... :i*’
Pacific Oa« 4 Electric... n*>
-Packard Motor Cos . pfd.. •$
tFfcrke, Darla 4 Cos
Rao Motor Car Cos ••••
Reo Motor Truck Cos., xd •
Bcotten-Dtllon C 0..,
Truaafd Con. Steel Cos fj
Do., prafarrad ;•••
White Star Line *• *i**
wolverine Port. Cam. Cos. -
D«t. Valva 4 Fit. Cos * ,!
Tawar's Creamery Cos. #
Banka and Trait Ceeaeaalee-
American Btata £•?
Central Savings ""
Detroit Savings
Dima Savings tsiia
First 4 Old Dat. Nafl.. ■••• 18,%
German-American 210
Highland Park State... H 6 .ii"
Fad oral Stata 1,1
Michigan Saving* J6 ° sis’*
Hat'l. Bank ot Commerce .... lij,
Peninsular Stats.. *l*
People* State 8™
JOnitad Savings Bank ... 1»*
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Security Trust Cos
Union Trust Cos. *
Carman Am. 1* 4T. Cos.. 17*
The following Arms nr* P r ttjl
lagad to execute orders on *&•
Exchange: Carlyle 4 Ppvah, W.A.
Hamlin 4 Cos. H. W. Noble 4 Cos
W B Moes 4 Lawis O. Ooljom
W B. Reilly 4 Cos.. Oeo M. West
tCo.. H. 8. Warren 4 Cos, Wm »
ose 4 Cos.. W. A. Near 4 Cos.. W.
B McLaughlin.
GRAIN AND PROVISIONS
DETROIT. Sapt. 14.—Close: heat
bad an actlva dacllna »n the early
Eon Monday, when many dealeis
l a check to the slump that
ironounced lasi w eek. European
ware lower.
raaknosa In Aintrlca broußj 18
on the aarly Liverpool market.
American and Canadian wheat
•sing on the English market
, political outlook appeared
Improved, which increased the
ess. Cargoes ware lower but
porting countries wsro OMttir.
wheat In England. It k un *
that deroaud from the con
i heavy, but Just now England
e Wheat than Is needed,
conditions were bearish. The
dmoveinent of wheat from the farms is
vtry lsrge and receipts at leading
points heavy. This Is bringing hedg
ing sales in suftlclsnt volume to bring
on the market. At the same
'‘Time the longs who ware not fortunate
enough to get out with a profit are be
ing forced out at a loam. Stop-loea or
ders era bslng caught at every frac
' decline and there Is not enough
Stive buying to taka care of of-
Porelgners appear to have
I their most pressing needs ana
i a lull In export trade. Deal
ers this cannot last long; for
need a great deal of wheat, but
taka it all at once,
rs expect an Increase In foreign
as soon as ths price gats low
to tempt exporters. Flour ds
i falling off some, but mills are
ry aotlvs In grinding to fill or
‘#ady on ths books. •
t was dull and weak ell day
Cash lost To. and ths futures, 6Mio6%c.
Cbm decllnsd He. Rye lost lo and
cloverseed 40c, and oats declined Hftc.
Wheat Quotations: Cash and Septem
ber No. 2 rsd. 91.01; December opened
. with a drop of So at 91.144 ft. and de
i“w&s
Coarse grain quotations: Corn: Cash
Jlo. 8. TSfrc; No. 9 yellow, 1 cars at
ftdjfte; No. 4 yellow, TlVfte.
I oats: Standard. Z cars at 50c. closing
**} 4S4ftc; No. S whits. 4Ss; No. 4 whits.
Rye: Cash No. S. Its asked,
r pises Immediate and prompt ship
fisent, 91.00; October. $» 36.
k GUvereeed: Prime spot and October,
BN; Deoember, 910.10; sample. red, 16
. bags at 90.60, SO at 91.56, II at 9»:
[prime alslke, 9*.*6; sample alslks, 14
‘Timothy: Prims spot, 88.80.
* Alfalfa: Prims spot, 88.36.
Receipts la the Detroit market. Mon-
Bay. Included 1,000 bbls. of flour. ST
ears of wheat, 8 of corn. 17 of oats, 7
barley and 7 of hay. Withdrawals
were 8.000 bbls. of flour, 6,000 bu. of
and 10,000 bu. of oau. Stocks are
&X§4.oeo bu. of wheat, 71,100 bu. of corn.
Bit,MO bu. of oats and 16,060 bu. of
7 World’s wheat exports last week
i were SuMAOOo bu., against 11,118.000
a year ago.
Primary wbsxt receipts were 4.26 T
. bu., agauwt 1.114,000 bu. a year
Exports of wheat and flour Monday,
vftsibls^supply changes: Wheat, 1,-
I 761,000 bu. increase corn 044,000 bu. ln
r crease; onto, 1.1i0.000 b'u. tnoreasa
Wheat receipts, Monday: Southwest,
i 1,114,000 bu.. against 170.000 bu. a year
[ ao; Duluth, 1,111 oars, aalnst 1,017;
[Minneapolis. US! oars, aalnst 184;
l Winnipeg. 1,414 oars, against 1,446;
> Chicago. 114 earn, a#alnst
CHICAGO GRAIN.
ft CHICAGO. Sept. 14.—Rumori of
•»rtr peace In Europ« ciuMd the
sharpest decline in several weeks
tn whMt prices on the Chicago
p board of trada today. The close
today found wheat futures *\9
BMe under Saturday's closing flg-
I urea. Other grains participated In
the downward movement. Septem
ber wheat closed at 11.01; Decem
ber. at ft .96. and May, at sl-11%
Chicago, sept! it.—opening
Wheat: September inactive; December
down lM01Mc; May down IMCMMc.
.Corn: September Inactive; December
down %c; May Inactive. Oats: Sep
tember Inactive; December down Mo;
May down Sc. Provision*: Easier.
Noon —Wheat; September down So;
‘December down IMc; May down 4Mo.
Corn: September down Sc; December
"down Ue; Mar down lc. Oate: Sep
tember down %c; December down l%o;
„ May down lVkc.
p Close—-Wheat: September down 4c;
’‘December down IMc; May down l\c.
psora; September down 2Mc. December
tHe; May down *Mc. Oats: Bap
s’tember down IMc: December down
4S«; May down ISc. «
' Wheat
{ Sept. .. 104 104 102 nl 02
1 10S 1 lew 1 04 »4 1 06
1 M» v . 1 i«S 1 ITS 1 IIS l n\
hm* rn ~~ 77 % 11% 1* b7l ’
».... TIS 'O% X7OH
May &7» 7$ 71 \ b72*
Gepf m 4T 47W 44 544
as., «* K? a*
mk* . 2« II SO 66 20 IS 20 16
L Hard —
DUtT. . ilt * so OIS X 9 16
min. 3t S» i# oo 975 »*2
KpPSfu SI 'll I? 11 1» 11 26
K&B* 11 10 7s 10 67 11,0 57
b-Bld. x-Aaked. a Hold.
Hkaoo grain aan provisions.
Sept. 14.—The «h«t ntnr
witctsd eentl merit of prn«ipe< f« of
Slßae In Europe today nml prices suf
decline. In the eerlv
aa future# were down 2 \ fi lc
gJljsfcta«akff corn wae only » ehnde
Tt|r «HM the deferred month* »i rop
The break in wheat affected
Buk «Mt« 4 downward In sympathy
With other grains, losing ROlfcE
. A Weak hog iharkft On cried Pl* e vis*
leas down at the start, bil later IU ths
hturaThf the market had a rally,
Tt?K to oSrttJtt;
flu: lWcsmbtr. Tllftcl May.
is (ash, 41 tec; Beptember,
cmx .. JitviK
tsbsr, irpl; Deoember, |S.Oi March.
99.11. Timothy: Cash. 11.70 October,
91.7114; iHoember. Il.tft. AJaike; Octo
ber, 91.16; December, 18.49. Butter,
eggs and hay: Unchanged.
PRODUCE MARKET
There are only about 400 bushels of
peaohss on the dock this morning, but
as there were several cars from the
western part of the state the supply
was liberal and ths demand not at all
urgent. Pears and grapea were In
lsrge supply, and apples are needing a
lot of pushing, uealsrs were not look
ing for any change In the butter mar
ket this week. Eggs are steady and
firm in tone. Offerings of poultry con
sisted of a few crops arriving late on
Saturday. With ths Jewish holidays
coming on next week dealers are look
ing for a big demand the latter part of
this week, and as Chicago la a cent
higher, prices here may work up a
little also.
Apple#—New. 50Q760 per bu.; $1.64
0 (To per bbl.
„ mngmsuMs—Oood shipping stook, 91*14
412 26 per bunch. /
Beaaa —-Dried Umai, 7**oßc per lb.;
green. 10036 c per quart .
Cabbage—fl. 36 per bl>l,; 30c per bu.
Caaltfluwer —31.6001.76.
Celery Michigan, large, SOOUc;
small. 10016 c per doa
Cheeee —Wholesale prices: Michigan
flats, 14 H 015 c; New York. 14)ft01Te;
llmburger. lJ*ol4*c. domestic striae.
14 0 36c: imported Swiss. 36038 c; long
horns, isolate; daisies. 1414 016 c lb.
CaJtfermle Frulte— Plums. |JLeO 01.76
per box; peaches, 1101.16 per bo*;
pears, 91.2601.60 per box.
Datee—Persian, asw. 707t4e; Parda
• oJVftc lb.; Dromedary. 91.50 case.
Dreeeed Calve* —Fancy, 16914 c; com
mon, 14014 c per lb.
Freeh Vegetablee (lreen ueppera
9Oco|l per bu; green onions, ll%c per
dos.; cucumbera 76c per eu.; ruoLshoa
10c per doa; green beana Tin per bu.;
green oorn, home-grown. 76010# per
neck; wax beans, home-grown. 76c bu.;
tomatoes. 45 0 70c bu.: lsttuoa, 60 0 40#
bu.; spinach, 91 per bu.; parsley, 100
S6c per doa; head lettuoa, 91.T0 per
hamper.
Grape#—Blue. 15011 c; Nlagaraa 10c;
Delaware. 26c per 8-lb. basket; ponlea
11014a
Homey—Fancy white, new, 16014 c;
amber, lie lb.; extracted, 70so lb.
He T —Detroit' shippers are paying tbs
following prices for baled bay la oar
lota f. o. b. Detroit: Na 1 timothy,
new 114.60017; standard.
No I timothy. 914J401K: No. I Üb
othy. 911011; light mixed. 916.60014:
rye straw, 17.6001; wheat and oat
straw. per ton.
Hides No. l cured, lie: No. 1
green hidea Ho; Na 1 cured bnlla
lie; No. l green bulla lie; Mo. 1
curod veal kip, lie: No. 1 green veal
kip, 14c; NoTl cured murrn ßu 14c; No.
l green calf, ltfee: No. t green salt
9lSjo; No. *1 hidea Na
calf, lho off; sneepskln, as te amoaut
of wool, 19076a
Heckleberrtee—9l9MO per bu. w
I sussne Osllferala A6.6004 per box.
H—ee nai.tt per boa
Meteeur—watermelons. 160 860 each;
Rooky For da $1.2601-60 case; eeaga
1101.15 per bu.
Muekreeamm—i6o4Oe per lk
Orange#—California 68.61
04 per box.
Onleue—lndiana 9101. M per 100-lb.
sack; Spanish. |S per bu.
Peer# —Bartlett 91.160 HO; ordinary,
76091.00 oer bu.
Plume- >101.16 per basket
Peeebee A A. fLUi A.. 91.60; R
91.16 per bu.
petateee —Jersey cebblera 14.160
8.10 per sack; Michigan. 11.760L10 per
■nek*
Poultry Springs. 16*4 01 To; live
hena 1«9 If Vic; No. 8. I4 016 o; old
roosters. 11011 c; gseea 10c; ducks. 14
016 c; turkeya 14017 c lb.
Sweet Petateee —Virginia M per
bbl., 11.16 per bu.; Jerseys. 14 60 per
bbJL: 9176 per ba
Pineapple# Florida M 04.16 per
ci ata •
Tallew—No. l, llfte; Na A 4*a
JOBBING PRICES.
2 66""blked *beenai A fsSJ?*'iftffo’cfjUßm
beana. >loLtf. Com: fkney Maine
8-iSi
tlif u!s4; flat® JHt; Alaska
reds, (Ul; Aimak* pink*, 91.40. Toma
r„p. mil
middlings. 911; cracked oorn, MS; corn
and oat chop, fill per taL
Flowr—Jobbing prices: Best Michigan!
patent, 91.16; seoond patent. |T«;
atraight. 96.16; pure rye. 96.16; spring
patent, 94-60; per bbL, in paper seek*
Hardware—Nails. 91.99 case: anneal
ed wire, 11.10 case, painted bai o-*d
wire,. 92.19 case; painted barbed wire
I point. l*c; galvanised sheets, M
fturr ./
“Sitent French,” British Commander,
Has Had Long Fighting Career
BY NIXOt-A QREKLCY-&MITH.
Thay call him “Silent French” —the
little round man with the good-natur
ed faca and the blue-gray eyes, who,
aa field marshal of the British army,
now commands the Engliah troops in
France.
M old French don't bark much, but
don't he bloomin' well blte! M the Bng
lish Tommies say of him.
Ha is 62 years old, an Irishman
though born atJUpple, in Kent, Eng
land. At 22 he wan gaaetted to the
Eighth Hussars. He saw hit first ac
tive service in 1884 and in December
of that year received his baptism of
fire at Abu Klea in the Soudan cam
paign. Abu Klea was the most sav
age and bloody battle ever fought In
Egypt, in October, 1891, when the
South African war broke out French
was given command of the cavalry
divlalon In Natal with the rank of
major-general,’ and opened the ball
with a brilliant victory at Elande
laagte, or as Tommy Atkin* called It
"’Ell and Slaughter”
He took part In the relief of Kim
berley. brought about the surrender
of Paardeberg, was distinguished in
the capture of Bloomfonteln and Pre
toria. On returning horn# ha was
made a lieutenant-general, later be
coming a full general at the age. of 56.
Twice decorated by hie own govern
ment he enjoy* the unique distinction
of holding order* of merit not only
from both England’* allies, but from
Austria and Germany as well.
Though considered the finest caval
ry officer in the’ British service he
rides l ( ke a Jockey in a little humped
up heap almost on the horse's neck.
Englishmen attribute hta lack of
cavalry form to the fact that he serv
ed four years as a naval cadet before
entering the army. Quite recently at
a naval and military dinner a naval
man said to a military officer:
‘ You have only got one soldier
worth a damn and he was a sailor.”
jj ”Yas,” replied the indignant repre
sentative of the land forces, “and ha
only stayed four years In your service
tyecai se It Is such a rotten one."
Mild and silent this little man, who
has Inflicted such haavy punishment
on the kaiser's advancing legions, de
clares that be like* best of all work
aad war. After that hit favorite occu-
fH ■ DITHOIT TIM IS, TUIBDAY, BIPTSMBER 16, 1614.
aariiffi ■ter
kiltie rendereAllne lb ( w
Sired!"ll 43 itaJiSl
franulated extra coarsa M-IJI uhe 11
uik. 91; 11-Ib. oollona 9I0I;
domfno gran , 1-lb.. Ik-lb. and 1-lb.
cartons in oases. #•.id; crystal
Iwo. gran., hf cases. 99.90. diamond A,
li. 10; confectioners 1 A, 97.96; No. 4.
t.io; No. S, 9TJS; Na «, ifjo; Na t.
t.ri; No 1. 97.70: No. 1, WJB; NO. 14,
T.4J-, No. 11. 17.90; No 11. M-Ml N*.
il. |V.4I; Na 14. 17.49; No. 11. ST.4I:
non-oaklng mixture. 98.71; best granu
lated, 97.80; household powA, la 96 to
case, 94.10.
BOTTBR AND BOHR
Bettor —Creamery extra 10o; Arses
Jlc; dairy 81c; paoking stook, Blftt
per lh.
■Urge—Froah receipts cases lpeludeA
firsts 14 kc; currant recslpta Ho per
doe. Receipts, 617 case*
NEW YORK PRODt'CK.
NEW YORK, Sept 14.—Flour: DulL
but steady. Pork: Easy: mesa 9140
24.60. Lard: W'eak; middle west spot,
914009.60. Sugar: Raw, firm; centri
fuirml, 89 test, ll.tt; muscovade. It test,
16.48; refined. Arm; cut loaf. 91-16;
crushed. 91.06: powdered, ft. 1607.40;
granulated, 97. if 07.60. Coffee: Rio
No. T. on spot, 7ko- Tallow: Quiet;
city, 4kc; special. Ike; country. 4k 0
4%e. Hay: Quiet; prime. 11.04; No. 1.
86 0 10c; olover, tOcoSi.O2*4. Dressed
poultry: Firm; turkeys. 161786 c: chick
ens, 14 0 35c; fowla 130 20c. ducks. 160
like. Live poultry: Firm; geese. 14k
Site; ducks. 1414 017*0; fowla. 17k0
He; turkeys. liwlCc; boosters. 110
like; chlokens, broilers 16 017 c.
Cbeeee: Quiet: state milk, common to
specials, 110 like; skims, common to
special, 7014 c; full skims. 106 c.
Butter: Quiet; receipts, 4.716; cream
ery extra. Slo3Bkc; state dairy tubs.
2!oStc; imitation creamery frsta 14
016 c. Eggs: Firm; receipts, 11.097;
nearby white fancy, 38 0 40c; nearby
mixed fancy, 21033 c; fresh flrvta 360
lie. _
LIVESTOCK
RAPT BUFFALO LIVE STOCK,
Dsaslag A Seeveas.
EAST BUFFALO, N. Y., Sept. 14.
Cattle: Receipts. 200; steady; choice
to prime shipping steers. 1.230 to 1.600
lbs., 12.6001.80; fair to good do. 88.76 0
1.46; plain and coarse, 88.8501.10;
choice to prime handy steers. 88.S40I;
fair to good. 88.1561.40; light to com
mon. $7.1509; yearlings, 28.1609; prime
fat heavy heifers, 95H02.60; good
butchering hetfera 87.6001; light do,
•707.60; best heavy fat cows. 16.760
7.15; good butchering cows, 1606.7 K;
oanners and cutters, 11.60 05; best feed
ers. 87.7601; good do. 17J5 07.60; best
Stockers, $6.75 <'0i7.26; common to good,
96.50 04; beat bulls. 94.7607.60; good
killing bulla 96.2506.75; stock and me
dium bulla, $506; best mllchers and
springers, 176 080; good do, $36066;
common, 555050.
Mors: Receipts, 8,600; strong; heavy*
$9.6609.76; yorkera 11.2001.16; piga
$9.5008.66.
Sheep: Receipts, 1.000; steady; top
lambs, 11.7609: yearlinga 14.26 07;
wethers. 1606.85: ewes, 1506.60.
Calves: 160 18.60.
UJfION STOCK YARDS.
UNION STOCK YARDS. CHICAGO.
Sept. 14. —Hogs: Receipts, 29.000. mar
ket, slow, 6010 c lower; mixed and
butchers, 88.8009.40; good heavy, 98.16
01.16; rough heavy. 88.1008.16; light.
98.7009.40; pigs, f4.7608.56. Cattle:
Receipts, 33,000; markst, steady to 10c
lower; beeves' $0.90010.90; oows end
heifers, 18.7509.30* stocksrs and feed
ers. 96.4001.36; Texans, 10.36 0
calves, 11011. Sheep: Receipts, 31,000;
market, strong, 10c higher; natlva
16.85 06.16; western. 16.4006.10; lamba
$6.8001.26; western, 17.1001.60.
CLEVELAND LIVE STOCK.
CLEVELAND, Bept. 14.—Hogs. Rs
ceipts, 8,600; market, 10015 c lower:
yorkers and mixed, $9.46; pigs end
lights, 19.35; mediums and heavies,
19.3609.40; roughs. 18.26; staga 17. M.
Cattle: Recelpta 10 cars; market
strong. Sheep and lambs: Recelpta
10' cars; markst 10c higher; lamba
18.60 top. Calves: Receipts. 100; mar
et 5c higher; top, 112.60.
UNITED STATES COTTON REPORT.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 14.—The month
ly census bureau report. Issued today,
snows coltoa, exclusive©! lintsra con
sumed during August totaled 114.106
running balsa, as compared with 481,-
860 bailee In 1911. Held In manufactur
lng establishments Aug. 11. wars 667,-
408 bales, against 717,704 In 1913, and
In Independent warehouses 646,357
bales, against 467,903 bales lest year.
Cotton spindles active during August
numbered 10.949,901, against 30,601,181
in August, 1111.
OIL CUT AGAIN.
LIMA, Ohio, Sept. 14. Central West
ern crude oil went below the dollar
mark for the first time In a near-dec-,
ade today when the Ohio Oil Cos. re
duced quotations for all grades 6c ths
barrel.
North Lima now stands at 11.01:
South Lima and Indiana at 10c, and
Princeton at 97c.
pations are card*, hones, music and
Dickens.
French takes everything quietly. In
South Africa, while dining with Gen
eral lan Hamilton, a man rushed in to
say that shells were falling thick and
feat.
“In that case.'* observed the com
mander of the British, “I think I'll
have another chop!”
In time of war French sleeps hardly
at all. He says himself that ha take*
a nap only for fear of being consider
ed eccentric and he thinks Thomas
Ed’son’a dally allowance of four hours
of sleep a luxurious nelf-indulgence.
In 1880 he married Eleanor Selby
Lowndes. lAdy French came of a
military family. Her brother served
in tha South African war and her
mother was a daughter of Lieutenant-
General Lachmere Worrall. She Is a
blonde, tall and extremely slender and
the most devoted friend and pal of the
little Irish field marshal, whose own
men have described him as “a mixture
of oil and iron.”
At the time of the Ulater disturb
ances, Sir John resigned his commis
sion rathar than light agalnat Ulster,
but when things qtfTefed down he was
persuaded by King George to change
his mind
BRITISH CHIEF
SAYS KAISER’S
MEN ARE BRUTAL
Sir Job French, in Report, De
clare® French Villagers Were
Outraged
OVERCpNFIDENCE COST
GERMANS BATTLE
Offense in France Believed End
ed—English Air-Men Prove
Efficient .
BY MD. L. KEEN.
(Stuff Correspondent United Pre*».)
LONDON, Sept. 14.—Overconfidence
and overwork of their army undoubt*
edly cost the Germans their loss of
the battle of the Marne, which It now
seems certain, has ended the German
offensive in France. This was em
phasised in an official review of ths
general operations which wsx issued
by the war office today.
The story of the general campaign
was a duplication of the official state
ment issued on Saturday night, but
the incidents, as reported by General
French, throw anew light on many
phases of the campaign. Especially
is it made evident that the Germans
have been responsible for great brutal
ity to the residents of the territory
through which they have passed. Much
needless damage has been caused by
thsae tactics, the report says; cha
teaus have been pillaged and wanton
ly destroyed.
The report aaya that on Sept. 4. the
Germans were apparently confident
that they had completely defeated the
British and that from then on they
would have only the French, whom
they held in contempt, to reckon with.
Consequently, General Von Kluck be
gan an attempted flanking march di
rectly across the front of the allied
lines, clearly intending to split the
allies in two and then defeat them at
his leisure. In this manoeuvre he was
outgeneraled, the allies being freed
to attack in force by the splendid co
operation of the army of the defense
of Parts.
It is stated that the numerous let
ters found on the German dead show
that all of the troope believed they
were about to enter Paris, when the
order to retreat was given. They were
so close to the city that the bitterest
disappointment is expressed in many
of the letters that the attempt to take
the city was not made.
On Sept 7, it is apparent General
Von Kluck realised that he was in
danger of being completely outflank
ed. and either annihilated or forced to
surrender. Consequently, on that day
the order to retreat was given and
the high tide of the German invasion
of France had been reached.
At that time, the entire British army
and the French sixth army were co
operating and the German rear and
right flank were in great danger and
were only saved by a precipitate flight.
General French pays the highest
tribute to the work of the British avia
tion coivs. They have at all times co
operated with the French general
staff and that their work was appre
ciated is evidenced by the message
regarding them which General Joffre
sent to General French in which he
said:
“The precision, exactitude and reg
ularity .of the news brought to head
quarters by the British aviation corps
is evidence of the perfect organisation
of these trained pilots and observers.
Their reports have been of the great
est benefit to me and my staff.”
During 20 days of fighting the Brit
ish aviators have made a dally aver
age of nine reconnaissance flights of
more than 100 miles each, establishing
the individual ascendency of the Brit
ish methods.
Whenever hostile air craft have
been seen the British have immedi
ately attacked with one or two ma
chines and have driven them off,
killing many of them.
Wherever the Germans occupied
villages on the route of march, the
report of Gen. French says, it was
their invariable custom to abuse the
inhabitants. They destroyed furni
ture in the homes they occupied, even
going to the extent of tmlling pic
tures from the wall and demolishing
them-
The report la filled with striking in
cidents, but one of the most remark
able deals with the operations of a
British second army corps. On Sept.
10 this section of the British forces
was marching northward. Another
force was reported marching in the
same direction along a parallel road.
For a time it was believed this body
also was British troops. Finally a
acout reported It was composed of
Germans who were retreating.
The British commander Immediate
ly took steps to give battle to the
enemy. First they were headed off
and then when In the trap an on
deavor was made to give battle by
the Germans. They had all the worst
of the position. however, being
trapped in a sunken road with a great
marsh on their flank. The Germans
were badly defeated and one body of
400, surrendered.
The same day a small party of
French troops under a non-commie
sloned officer was surrounded by a
body of Germans. They fought des
perately until only the officer and
one man was left alive. Both wete
badly wounded .and surrendered. The
German officer in command of the
detachment shook hands with both,
complimented them on their bravery
and permitted them to retain their
arms as they were carried off on
stretchers side by side. 'Advices from
Antwerp today aay strong bodies of
Russian troops have been landed In
Belgium and are to \ co-operate with
the Belgians in attacking the Ger
man lines of communication- The
advices say that included in the new
ly-arrived forces are coeaacks and in
fantry and that they number rot less
than 200.000 men. ’lt is stated that
42 steamer* were used by the British
authorities in transferring these
troops from Archangel to England,
among them the Aquttanta of the
Cunard line. Reports here say the
Aqnltania and the Canadian, instead
of colliding off the Irish coast as
was previously reported here, actually
smashed while being used as trans
ports and steaming with lights out.
Both were badly damaged, but man
aged to make port
M erianka fWar Rlakt. YVeaea
Matlsa r#., is John R-st
HEINEMANN ;
MAY ASK COURT
FOR MANDAMUS
Such Action Likely to be Nec
emnry if Detroiter Desiree s
Recount of Votes
RETURNS SHOW DICKINSON
SLIGHTLY IN THE LEAP
Vote Csst in Gubemstorisl Con
test Lsigest in the History
of Primaries
LANBING, Mich.. Sept 14.—(Spe
cial) —According to offiolal figures
compiled today for the state board of
canvassers. L. D. Dickinson, of Char
lotte, was nominated as the Republi
can candidate for lieutenant-governor
by a plurality of 505 over David E.
Heineman, of Detroit. .*
Dickinson’s tote: vote is 60,419;
Heineman received 69,907, while B. J.
Curts, of Flint, polled 66,660.
Because of the close race for the
nomination for lieutenant-governor,
the result was not known until the
official figures had been oompiled.
In case Heineman desires a recount.
It may be necessary for the Detroiter
to apply to the supreme court.for a
writ of mandamus to prevent the state
canvassers from Issuing the certificate
of nomination to Dickinson. The elec
tion statutes covering a recount of a
primary vote are vague sad the
method of procedure Is far from clear.
James N. Mcßride, national Pro*
gresslve candidate for the nomination
for lieutenant-governor, polled but
6,928 votes in the state, while H. R.
Pattenglll, Bull Moose candidate for
head of the ticket, received 6,968, or
about 3,000 less than polled by L.
Whitney Watkins, the Progressive
candidate in the primaries two years
ago.
The vote cast for the Republican
candidates for governor was the larg
est in the history of primaries in
Michigan. Chase 8. Osborn received
68,406; F. C. Martindale, 47,942; A. J.
Groesbeck, 48,187; H. Unton. 30r
443; George E. Ellis. 23,248. The to
tal of 202,176 Is over 20,000 larger than
the vote cast la 1908, when Fred M.
Warner. James B. Bradley and H. S.
Earle were the candidates tor the Re
publican nomination for governor.
The Democratic vote fell off the
last primary. Gov. Ferris polled 31<
299, while In 1912 his total vote was
39,457.
A Captain You Can Trust
With most primary elections now
out of the way. it is pftsslble to sum
up.
, With few exceptioas, machine can
didates have won. Beginning with
Penrose in Pennsylvania and down
the line past Harding in Ohio, Curtla
in Kansas and Roger BulHvan in Illi
nois. the victory of the "regulars” over
tho "reformers” is practically un
broken.- *
While the folks have been thinking
of war, the crops and business, the
profeeslonals of politics have been
thinking of votes and have landed
enough to land themselves on the bal
lot They, too, have been "attending
to business.”
Thus at the polls in November oiL
lsens who are progressive in sympa
thies will have a restricted chotoe.
Borne will support what la left of
Roosevelt's third party while hoping
for a larger opportunity. Many, re
calling the nation’s debt to Woodrow
Wilson, will give him a vote of en
couragement, even at the cost of hav
ing incidentally to stand for some
poor local timber.
The country knows Wilson; knows
that he is wise, patriotic, devoted,
safe.
It will make no mistake in uphold
ing his hands.
M’GRAW AND FLOWERS
WIN ON OFFICIAL COUNT
Heps. George Palmer and Noble
Ashler led all candidates for Republi
can nomination for the legislature in
the Detroit district in the August pri
maries, according to figures prepared
by the county canvassing board. Pal
mer received -16,261 and Ashley 16,184.
The vote on the remaining successful
candidates follows: John Stevenson,
16,418; Charles Culver, 14,418; Wil
liam Marts, 14,433; James Jerome,
13,688; William D. Jones, 18,110;
Sheridan D. Ford 11,807; Herman
Koehler, 11,689; Homer McOraw, 11,-
406, and Charles Flowers, 10,486.
McOraw and Flowers were the only
successful candidates not on the "wet*
slate.
The canvassing board is still in sea
slon.
CO-EDS EAT TEN TONS
OF CANDY EVERY YEAR
BERKELEY, Cal M Sept. 14 —Co-eds
of the University of California eat an
nually a ton and a half of chocolate
oandy purchased at the college co-oper
ative store, according to a report just
given out by the store's management.
Using the report as a basis for fig
uring, student statisticians spent a
day In estimating the total amount of
candy from all sources consumed by
the co-eds. It was assumed that for
every pound bought at the college
store the girls ate nine pounds pur
chased elsewhere or received as pres
ents. This gave ten tons in all, cost
ing $16,000, and a per capita con
sumption for the 8,000 co-eds of $7.60
worth.
To Inspect County Roads.
A tour of inspection of the roads of
Wayne county will be made by the
supervisors, Bept. 28. The county's
governing body will start is automo
biles, from the county building early
that morning, regardless of weather,
and dinner #lll be served en route.
Many Happy Returns, Judge.
Monday Is Police Justice
birthday. The judge spent the morn
ing listening to more than a half hun
dred cases, most of which were drunk
and disorderly charges.
SiUMMt-Ukf rmitas. Ko fuss and
no faathara The plain, neat kind that
look* right n»M fitsUM Ca, 18
John R -et Phone |fain 14ft.
THE OLD WORLD WAR
FROM DAY TO DAY
By J. W. T. MASON, / ;
(Fumr Iwimu Mmmw *f «M
lalMlW.)
NEW YOKK. Sept.- 14.—(11 a.
m.)—American cavalry tactics
may prove the final undoing of
Germany's right wing. That an
attempt la being made to encircle
the Qerman rlgut from the weat
la apparent, both from the strate
gic position* of the opposing
forces and from the hurried re
treat eastward of the German
troops at Amlenj. a point Isolat
ed from the main scene of opera
tions.
This turning movement, which
depends largely on cavalry ma
neuvers. la undoubtedly under the
direction of the British forces,
where position la at the west of
the allied armies. The British
commander. Gen. French, made
hla reputation In the South Afri
can war as a cavalry leader and
he is a student of American
cavalry tactics. British military
authorities believe that .toward
the end of our Civil, war, both
confederate and federal oavalry
reached the hlgheet point of de
velopment that arm of the ser
vice ever has known. The Ger
mans. whose own cavalry was far
from brilliant la the Franco-Prus
sian war, have been indifferent
to the cavalry lessons of our
great civil strife. British tent
book writers, on, the contrary,
give first place to a study of the
Americas cavalry man. Further
successful retreat of the German
right at this critical stage, there
fore, will, depend In large part on
the way Gen- French utilises
knowledge bf the problems solved
by our Civil war cavalry-
The line of the .retiring Ger
mans continues to bold as Intact
as the line of the allies during
their backward rush to Paris.
The German battle front Is
shaped like a gigantic “6*' drawn
on an Incline to the left. The
arm runs from beyond Soissons
about 100 miles southeast, and
the bowl, which Is 40 miles
ADVERTISING MEN TO
HELP BROADEN MARKETS
Stimulus will be given to the move
ment to develop American markets for
home products at the convention of
the affiliation' of advertising men In
Detroit, Oct S, Sand 4. The plan
has been evolved at the result of reel,
ixation that South America cannot ab
sorb all the American trade barred
out of Europe oy the war. James
Keeley, editor of the Chicago Herald;
Louis Wtlay, of the New York Times,
and other newspapermen, will discuss
the possibility of broadening the home
markets through advertisements in
daily and weekly newspapers. Wil
liam Shryer, of Detroit, la originator
of the idea. The movement is sup
ported by the Affiliated Advertising
clubs and many manufacturers
throughout the country have approv
ad It.
Other speakers who will talk be
fore the advertising men In the De
troit Board of Commerce building are
Mark Sullivan, editor* of Colliers
Weakly; Cyrus H. K. Curtis and Irv
ing 8. Cobb, of the Saturday Evening
Post; Dougins Malloch, editor of the
America* Lumberman; James Brown,
editor add publisher. New York city;
Nabbl Nathan Krass, of Brooklyn; C.
B. Hamilton, advertising manager of
Berkey * Gay Furniture Cos., Grand
Rapids; Mark Cyesop, advertising
manager Hart, Schaffner it Marx, Chi.
cago; Stanley CJague, president of
the Olague agency; W. K. Kellogg,
and 8. C. Dobbs, of the CocarCola Cos.
GETTLESONS TO OPEN
GROCERY STORE HERE
i ■■■■ ■
Anew grocery store will be opened
at 44-70 Library-ave. by Oettleeon
Bros., about Oct. 1. It will be thor
oughly up to date in its appointments
and "service” will be Interpreted In
the broadest sense. Oettleeon Bros,
have been associated with Tiedtke
Bros., In Toledo, for 17 years, and In
entarlng the Detroit field they come
If You Have Been
fortunate enough to save a thou*
sand dollars, why not act this
amount aside in Volnntary Trust,
so that your family may be as
sured of a certain income; and
remove from them the temptation
of ever spending the principal ?
SECURITY
TRUST COMPANY
soar a ohiswolo struts, dbtroit.
Tw(h IwYAakrrTiMk
Absolute Security Prompt Service
The Peoples State Bank
Coratr Fort and Shelby St*.
CAPITAL $2.000,000.00
SURPLUS 53,000,000.00
TOTAL RESOURCES, mr.. .$45,000,000.00
SAVINGS AND-COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENTS
Dlraetora:
Russell A. Alger Fred W. Hodges Prod T. Moran
George H. Barbour J. C. Hutchins M. J. Murphy
W. T. Barbour Jas. T. Keeaa W. Howie Muir
H. M. Campbell Geo. 1 Lawsou A Geo. R Russel
B. B. Colburn H. B. Ledyard Henry Ruasel
C. A DuCharme Jaa. T. MeMlUaa Hugo Scherer
Jeremiah Dwyer R. 8. Mason F. A SchuMe
Frank J. Hacker Angus Smith
across, swings upward 40 miles
through the Argonne forest and
hooks around the entrenched
camp at Verdun.
If the Qerman Una at the bass
of the “•*' can ba pierced, while
Gen. French gets round the top
of the figure, the Qerman forces
may be unable to escape a hugs
disaster. They will be separated
and the eastern army can be
driven back agatast the French
frontier fortified line south of
Verdun, while the western army
will have to rush back toward
Belgium and : Luxemburg with
slim chance of saving its lin# of
communications.
The German retreat has not
become a rout, but It differs In
two important respects from con
ditions that contributed to the
orderliness of the recent retire
ment of the aUlea. First, the
aUlee had the great fortress of
Paris, not far In the rear, as a
backstop, and rallying point,
while the Germans are without
any such nearby base; second, aS
roads, railways and bridges were
in perfect condition behind the
allies to assist their retirement,
whereas the routes over which
the Germans must now move
have- been pertly destroyed and
very generally damaged as a re
sult of the operations during the
allied retreat from Belgium.
Russia's reports of her Qallctse
victories do not mention any gala
In territorial advance correspond
ing to the enormous losses the
Austrians havt suffered. The
area of operations Is still in the
Lemberg district where It begad.
The answer to this pussle may be
that successes in Russian Poland,
where strong Qerman opposition
is being met. are not so decisive
as In Galicia. *
A Galician advance westward,
therefore, may be waiting more
fevdrable conditions In the north,i
to avoid a flanking movement
from that direction.
equipped with nil the valuable knot
edge that they have aoqulred durli
the long period with the Toledo oc
cern, one of the largest of Its kind
the United States.
The building which they will <
cupy Is being completely remodels
There will be ice plant and refrig<
store and checking and dailve
rooms in the basement and the Hi
floor will be reserved for' the genet
salesroom and the second floor for
bakery and delioateasen shop.
Saits— Iff Prlauag. No fhas a
no feathers. The plain, neat kind tl
looks right Ttmoa Printing On*
John R.-st Phono Mala 1401.
The sense of se
curity that comes
from having one’s
valuables lodged in
a fire and burglar
proof vault, is worth
many times the cost
of a Safety Deposit j
Box. I
Boxes in various
sizes to meet your
requirements.
CongrtM and Gritwold SO.
uetroit, micnigan

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