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Your Money Back If You Want It. *s?m Editorial Pag?, Fir?! _ <ilur??. Vol. LXXV.... ... 25,176. ** WEATHER TO i?AV VM> T<? MORROW TAIR MOM-KA- F. ? IMI1 W WIM ? rcaSSetOI '? T'-mp*riitiir<???i ii?h ' ? i ear, ML Tiill report em I*?.?* 10 Fini to Last the* Truth: ?\cws - Editorial* - Advertisements < up) ?lili?, ion. Ni Til- .rllnin. V?a..< i.ttl-u - THURSDAY, OCTOBEB 21, 191R. DOT.'-." , _ \' L.' /*_'VI' In ' tly et ?w York. Newark. Jermej t Ht BS? H-**_?a. I I ( I i I U.\ I\ V. I'i.N 1 __L__Eir_r___i TWO CBMTC, hellen hopes H.H.DEFEND.4NTS WILL BE CLEa\RED ?They Arc My Friends," Says Chief Witness for Government. BEGINS TESTIMONY OF RAILROAD DEALS Rrrnarkable Memory Shown in Giving Hlsiorj Of Forty-eii:ht \,",v ? tiuland Uni"?. :-..* ..... ? . ? ? \f# H??f- ' <?v in ,,~..,- it ??portai ? . ? ? - - t~ '? .. ? two blodoe eni | soberly, ftwackor, epoeial ?A* .1 ?-.,'? cupitien. A;u. . thai hia -.d< - I i pcintor ??.'. placed in hia haad sad g blueprint -, _. Ii ho s uilroad car I Hf * . . ? when he ? I of New Ham- - ?r.d i? kl vi - K oat Hoc M tritl ' ? eaanUtivi -?.-pree? of importoaco, the ? corne a chart f?f 'he - f Charle meeklj ?s hf itood there ., -, ... map. -with *h? f/larc - ? ? the aap -(? irirr.ework for '-.tenser illu * hairless head. . . foot, that r.ot ?ven the stenographer could heir him. ? '? su - It. Kt-cite? Railroad BloOOIp. ii- ri-ia?. ? ': ?-. his narrai I id effllistioni into s rnsir*-- of NOW Eflg rtilwiy devolopmer;?, naming roadi '.' . ?vulotred u] ii tha years of tl ? the Tan y-worded, ? ' an ? ? ? - -ourt day i and a ' ttr. ? lev ? othing but long . ? ? BBBBB, He ?r- - -rig and MM |SV| ?? ? long ttr ?a . nnge*-1 - ? points he :?.?: frorr. vith si] th? ?ire? of ehang i8| tra ns ei ai less through art'r.i Bade ? ?? mi-ir.? of for r.tr? act il th?* river? surrounding BOO York. Temrlmonj Pleanes Defence. TM? pi-?8a af hia testimony wai OjBBrh.- ? bo, oBo of their ?Maraevi pelm ng out afterward that ''* ? . Mew Haven '*" r , -t-e^A traffic impera ?trtio*.. | - tead of eoaatitutiag a ,r*?' ? t wolf ore really ???(if fai th? ; .? .- .nvenien?-?'. 1 KI au?he a mam lin. of defanaive argu '-"- i? rrom passoBfor boai' util ? the early 'aiBetlea to te I", af tl agresiBonts be j***' tha , iint rond?. at vaal ste >. deta ed axplanation of '" USpn ihlch a rood with ??T.I. rooi Lai it ro? ?? lowed ?y other roadi to eharga leai thai Modai - . . t its ahora ?' su ? ? ?. said, wa? to provtVOt tine i if ?he ... I1!"l " ?' ? ?' wai rtc of Mr. Sa ors nu ,, ?Well, If it got a carload of fl, <*te m . ?hila it tried ?<> ?ret it /A?" *?'? en replied.. , Did it havs ar v loiat arrangement ait? .-, ,? .... othe, r(>|t,,, ,?? It did not v? Nets Haven," ???llsn &n?wrrr I Whei Swaeker asked ?? ? It w*s not tro? New m/"i. Pr' ' e'"' "-'rroun.lfd that J artford Some - ? m_* ' 't, he mm < omprillion in ItM. a*1'' me what compe? ?a ?2J?v *M t,,r Stm v"rk ''*" r M* he named eight ei rompet ..' ' then. The i., r' '' ' 'r>' lorgeljr done i.?.^*' ''" *' '? "l,rn*- rail lint J?<8abo.t rout?. There were In I IS ?2aaVL.*'?d' " ' K open cornpe Csit-a? ? b*??>ne?a from all over the ?BKaaS***' '? S*w **f*oo* Th? IBBB?t ?P* rh' N>* "?v" ii ?i!.: I Whlch bu?""*a# it had - W. , y* tker? *' l'*'*,r,r*' of competition wa? taZ?-V7, '?'B or v**rr much of :r-' ?tier kiked nmim.,,1 thini. ther4 "A? cor.'iderable Uat h.. l is * fenditioB o' yHri? "0t *xi!,t?-d for the ?a" Ul Mr S.?'iV ' ur'-""-?tand that," ?aid ' m h' an* " ' a ?tnetl? . ' *rn refi.rr.ng; n..?v RP '"5 -?H OBd that imn.ed.ate ?Irk.H l?*? W'r* d"f?-rer,t 'hen," re ^*'i m.ilan ?^?uV ^a"'" 'B'-"-'d tha e? .i- .* "-larBK. .1 WV faeted .B u t07^? ?levan men again? SiY. the sovernmerit'? tna.n ?*-? ?*? mesa 10. c?l?ama S CHARLES S MELLEN ON THE STAND. --.vpi? Near ll>ivr-n Railroad, who teetified y.st.rday in the government's ease again? hi. former associate*. East Side Is Strongest Suffrage Spot Yet Found Canvass of Professional ?Men, Shopkeepers and Working men Sweeps "Antis" Aside as 222 Vote "For." 32 "Opposed" and 14 "lr.de.idcd." FIFTH TRIBUNE SUFFRAGE POLL P!r...s canvassed For. Against. In doubt. Total. j-vvibn newspapers . 78 13 0 91 Professional men . 27 7 0 ?4 . 23 7 7 37 V? or*;in_;n.en . 94 5 7 106 Totals . 222 32 14 2(8 Previously canva-sed . 1.873 1.219 335 3,427 Totals to date. 2.095 1,251 349 3,695 "How about th.- Faet Side?" was th boao inv? m o-1 is city. 1 " . report? ton ed th m?ri eaterday. . . I ? . ? an saton shing BonUmeat for -uifn?... etronjcrr, indeed, than in any elefl I yii polled. Four out of five voter polled declared in favor of the amend ment, ?if _.r. shopkeepers, clerk? Work? ? -.eedle and allied * lewyen, physiciens, and both lied worktngraen, 222 voted fo . .-uiTra^e, S. Bgainsl and 14 un led. ?he poll of labor token the vote . I east almost solidly for th?- amend i.nr vote appro.i mate? about two thirds of the r?galai Jew! I -vs.?. estim?t?-,! ??-:. rdo] b) Abraham Shiplakoff,secretary ??t' th? ? ?? : !l.i>r?-w Trade.-?. A canva?. oi IM v. ? | ? b] a Tribune reporte! . I | .1 thai N i vor, ,ri agoii I i-Troge and 7 ? ?'Intellectual?*' Are "For." I* a b an ideo ?>f what tho . ? ! "titellectuals." or leader? of thought, sack a. Bovrspopor end lawyora, hh.uk ht of vv ? ? 'ihiif that The Tribune ? ? editor? of " Th. jew leb Morning Journal." Thi. paper i? re? corded ..' '?< ? at the eoaeervetlve. of ra.t by the men BBsployed I by it 42 voted for woman sulTra; ' At ' Ti ' Forward." the lead ng Jew* - . rot? . tist ?i . ?? ihon ed ? ?rere ?i favor and tha opposed. The numb? r ol vote? polled was ?'?.. ths "pros" voting H and the "antis" 7. Thirty-five ?hopkeeperi were \d?ited. Ti ' Stores were situated on ?even dlf? ferenl .streets, ?eparated from each o'ht-r, and ranged from cloth?-.-pre?? er?' seteblishiaenta to ?how rnenderj' shop?, drug stores and fruit stands. Of ..7 bailo!? cast It. the M. places voted in fovor of woman IBfrage. 7 again, t and ' Bndocidod. "There i? too much graft now," said the owner of u HqOOl ?tore. "Ma-, h? the administration will boeoms bott i with women i -.ting." "IVi. weeks ago S woman ne?-!?-.tod her ?mall boy in the flat next to mine because she WBBtod to go out nr.d cart* - -, r I -. for women," declared at 'aati' from Brooklyn who eoi a barber -hop. "That's one reason I'm agam?t it. Mrs. Qolt, the President' lad ? ssn . cure to rote. Neither doe? my wife" "Theri H-, i >'ht votes in mv family in favor," sa..i the proprietor of a cloak and suit Store "n Gl , "Women ero equal to moa, pay tha t??\es, werk just as liar.i an ?I ? ? '?' border. I see no reason io? voting A barber asserted that the world ,- and that it wea sim P? > aiding world progress to give **??> man trie ote. The owner of a ?hoestore on De leacey Street would give women the t "?itInn?*, on page 5. column 4 STEAM PIPE WIRELESS PREVENTS JAIL BREAK Sound nf Sawing Heard by Maid. Who Gives Alarm. Heekeaaaek. H, J, Oct. 20 Miss Greyes Van Horn, a maid in the BBS* < I Bher f Robert ... Heath's fern* ily. was mainly the reason why Harry Cere, alir.? Harry Cordt, of 11 ? Fa?t 143d Street, Mew York, did not sue "aping from the Hacker ?ack irtlj after mmnight. \ Btoeia pip?- near the to?d proofed barred door carried the sound of 'he | to the bodroOSB "f the maid. sound wea traced to tl s _ ? oro having folgaod illnes?. The IT investigated and found tha nian .: away at the outer bars. He subdued him after a ?tiff fight. 'ore said a former pri?oner ; ro vKiid Mm with three raw h.ade? and a pair of plier?, the matron ! up from the sidewulk with a rope made out of blanket tl. Kaiser Promotes Boy-Ed. Y-, v. releas ta Bey? M, Y t'aptain Hoy Ed, naval the Gei man Emba ?? ?igton. ha? been promoted '??> u fuii cepteiaey, aecordiag to the Over? seas New? Ayency. VINCENT ASTOR PLAYS TAG WITH SUBMARINES I) 1 CangtH Napping by Hydro aeroplai?* in Mimic War. ?f.. - * - MOW London. CoBB., "ct. M Two of the seven ?iibmarines wbch are sta? tioned at the old ? . ? perd, the : ew has?- reeOBtly established by Secretary DoBiels, bad a 11v. v gBBM "f tag itn ncent Astor thl M - .\ ?tor, BCCempaaled by ? aptnin Yate? Sterl? ing, commander Of the submarine flo? tilla flagship, the rrui?> r Colombio, followed the I ? -1 and ti 1 boat? out into lx>ng Island Pound in A-tor's ?peedy hydro-aeroplane and for a short time, while the fog cleared, bad an exciting little mimic war game. The ?iibma? rines came to the surface in various ?pots 01 .! Mr. Astor. who was _t the helm, put after the BBderSSS craft at . I sel ?ail The D-l wa? BBBghl .?nng once ...t.en iha tata? I faaa ? hun? dred fards n II,.. . .-ti the undei-i a craft and had her on the "captured" lilt. 5 BANDITS IN AUT AGAIN HOLD UP TRAIN IN JERSI Freight Crew Compel! to stand Covered h Guns as Car Is Looted DETECTIVES START RUNNING PISTOL DU Thieve. Drop Plunder in Ba and 1 ! .t in Machine i oward Paterson. Wvs ? , ,.,'h imw-i g held up a wool bound freight train the Her;.- County short cut of Fr?e Relira ??! al <? i n Roe'*, K. J , ? .oellir.g the crew to s'. they broko open ?in aii! ro:?,,; two valuable bales rew - ground Their r lo get away w.th the .ilk was in rupted bj "f three I detectives, oho engaged them in a r ning f-un fight More then twenty shot? were changed a. the robbers ran acr (?elds to a waiting automobile and i appeared in the direction of Paten N'o one was injured by the gun pi In theii heats to gel away, 'he bam left th? i', the railroad. This second revival of Jesse .(..: da in robbing freight tea within a few days has aroustd id police forcc-t to unusual '? il bondi! sa yet t captured held up a West Shore froi| i.car the tunnel at Cengera Men Bight, making away with l?verai pa ?Voii ;h" e.r? According to Chief of I'olice Mar Johnston, of (lien Rock, the mach tha Uve b-rn!;'? last night I a sevea-pessengor brown Hambler, w the license numbot "N. Y. 17600." local Eieodauortors this machine is r. i the name of John H Watk i.f Moual Kisco, S. Y. Dotocttvos ht been assigned to watch for the au mobile at the various ferries. Tin- freight train, which is known No. IT, 'ravelling a? fair speed throu the Bergen ? ut, was approaching crossing near Glen Hock station, wh ?he airbrakes were jammed down. T police are convinced that two of t were riding on the freight a that they were familiar with members of the train crew i buck to sea what was the matter wl 'Y.<* brakes they were confronted by t. ? at pulled dov over his ayes, sad each armed with revolver. N'one of the men wo ?: Lsaviag two men *.o cover t Crew, ti.e Other 'hree went to the c which they apparently knew contain the ?ilk, broke open the lock and thr? two bales t,, the ground. Th?.y were about to carry their lo to the automobile, when the Fir., dots appeared Chief Johnston hm the ?ho:- and had men at th?- .-.eerie - -.1. Tl and New York polies ws eral alarm was sei out, giving a description of the aut mobile. ? ral hundred feet above the ?ret ? '1 up an Elia trai Was robbed m a similar manner of ease of cutlery a year airo. The bandi' were tie-. ??: GSptUrod. LUTHER C. WHITE QUITS SING SIN( Superintendent of Industrie Mints at Interesting Story. Luther C. White, superintendent- c industries, quit his j?osf at Sing Sin prison yesterday. When asked why h got out at his home in "arrytown las e -ening Mr. White said: "I'll hare nothing to ?ay. Not jus yet. I.et Mr. Osborne ?ay what h iike?. I may have something very r t. resting to tell you in two or thre i!a vs."* White, next to Osborne himself, he! the biggest post in the prison. lie *. ceived .. salary of $S?M- per year am 1 . ! ful! charge of ?he n-.anufucturin, department. He came t0 Sing Sing i_ !? ruary from Amsden. Yt., where H had charge for several years of th. \ den Lilas Works. He succeed." Superintendent Fgan, of The Bronx. \\ 1 er. un effort wa? made to gi f -i Mr Osborne last evening the re:-. son? for Mr. White's retirtment it wn said at 'he pri?on that he was no there. . e STRIKE RIOT VICTIM DIES Oae Man ?barged ?1th Murder and live Sent to Jail In Nashua. Nashua. N. EL. Oct. 20. J ?mes I, whs ????i? ir-iured l_?t night In a tight between strikers and stnke breakers 'ear the plant of the Jack? son Manufacturing Company, died here to dny. Adam Sharpie -us arrested on a charge of murdo- and held with? out bail. Other? injured In the ?Hs tarbaBCS Brers reported recovering. - ? !ing to the police, Stivis received ? .iuries in B ' 'hreo men. Striken at their meetings t<> day expressed ?orrow and indignation over ? I their be inf tha' be was no? killed by one of th-ir number. 1 ;? v .!?cide_ to at ? . | -eral en Sunday in s body. , dice and militia are mskintr plans -h* to hnv. the route at tho procession guarded. CARSON RESIGNED TO SAVE CaABINET FROM DISRUPTION Ex-Attorney General De nies Politics Ever Fntered Into Meetings. NEVER HAD SPLIT WITH COLLEAGUES Admits Near Pastern Policy Forced Mini Out, but Impresses Confidence in Ministry. taOl ion. ' let. ?tC - ', mir*.-.- ?iirec'. from Buckingham Palace, ? re h<- had handed to Km,; Qaocga the ??'al? of h-.s otf.ee on hi? resigoatiOfl from th<- Cabi? net, Sir Edward ?.'arson appeared in the Houa?> of Commun? this afteraoon ?nd BOt at rest all conjecture r<-?.?rding the reo ? for his r.-tiretnt-nt. Kising from hi.? old leal OB the front Opposition bench, the es .?."torne;. G? H eral in a few arords Btada the House . conversant with the cause of the Mm. tena! criais, which ha said Was due en? tirely to the fact that he found him SOlf ifl complete variance with the ? ah? met on queatioai of Near Boatora pol? icy. He felt, therefore, that his pres? ence in the ( a'o.i . be n source Of weakness and BOl of strength. Sir Edward added thai he never had had the slightest personal diff?rer.??? with any of his colleagues. Britain to Fight to the End. After expressing regret at the ab? sence of Premier Ait,uith and stating i that for this reason he would give a shorter explanation than he had in? tended, Sir Edsrord said: "I am well nware of the difficulties under the existing circumstance! of making any full statement or of sav? ing anything that might be taken hold of as ?howing any signs of weakness or divergence in the main object we have in view- of carrying the war a? all sacrifices to a final and conclusive | issue. I need hardly say that upon that issue there i* not and never has i been, either in the cabinet or in this Hou?e or ir. 'he eoun'ry. any disagree? ment or divergence of op,p.,on. "The real unity which the country wants is ?hat steadfast unity of pur? pose to defeat oar enemies and to sav SOT country, and I entirely deny that the fact of holding a divergent view as ? to the best policy and the method? to ! 8'lopt in the various war theatres in : order to bring it to a successful con? clusion is in any sense an element of disunion. "l hove boob erltJeUiai of myself and roaaooi for m*. resignation of % v..iv petty and malicio-i? character, at ?'? ? motives ro a parry and ; . .-ire. Political Motive? I.aid Aside. "I do not desire to ?lea! with the?e ridiculous assertion?, except to say now, in the presence of many of my lata eolleogaes, that since 1 oBtored the Cabinet I have never heard a word of diseuaaiOB or dispute on those party questiOBS Which divided us before the war. In every Cabinet meeting I have '?. .| at? sll devoted our energies wholly sad solely to the discussion, of bich oraos arltk reference , tu the prosecution ??f the war. "I | to ?ay that ?hiring ?he whole time I have been in the Cabinet I never have Bsd any BOTSOI si difTererice eitiier with "he Prime Min? uter, whose unvarying courtesy I de? sire to acknowledge, or with any one of my late colleagues. May I also add that no one realizes mor? than I the great ?difficulties under which we la? bor, owing to the fact that our policy and methods must at all time? In adopted in concert and coordination with our various allies, and must also ver; frequently be framed with a view to consulting sentiments and feelings in tho?e neutral countries with whom we remain on friendly terms? Thi? of ten has been lost sight ..f by critics of our actions who cannot possibly know the difficulties which arise from time to time. The Balkan Situation. "Difficultie? which have arisen !n the Eastern war theatres have created s situation which to my mind must -iec essarilv lea?l to far reaching reaui?.. At the' time I entered the Cabinet we already were committed to what may he called the operations at (Jallipoli. I* is not, of course, my intent 1? ;? ? i * ither wi'h the inception or the carrying out of those operation?, but it mu?t be plain to any observer that the new war theatre m the Balkan? create?! a lituation which co ild not be divorced from our potition on the (Jal? lipoli peninsula, and the atatement mile In this House by the Foreign Minister, with the unction of the Cab? inet, appeared to me to be an an? nouncement of a policy of the highest Importance with regard to our obliga? tions in tha Halkani, involving our prestige and honor. ?'That litOOtiofl with all its complica? tion? necei?-.tatcd in my opinion ?? dearly defiaed, well thought do! and decisiva pol e, so 'he ? f tha gov? ernment, and, :'.nding mvsetf ur.able ?o airee ,r. any rOBBect with what I un oer??oo,| to h-" laid down a? i. t approved by "he government, I felt tnat Tontlnned on pace i. rolnnin S Alice Barrows Fernandez Dircctoi of the Vocational Education Sarrey whose department devoted to the Gnry School Plan started in The Tribune last Monday, answers this morn? ing some of the first questions asked by Tribune readers. It's a problem of timely, intense interest, being discussed by parents and teachers. Are you either. Turn to Pace 7. ?hc (Tribune Ftrtt to l.mt ? tht Truth: S'eut ?Edtttrtnli ? Ativfrf.temetti England Offers Cyprus As Price of Greek Aid; Serbs Transfer Capital SERBS MOVE CAPITAL TO PRIZREND, CLOSE TO THE ALBANIAN FRONTIER ?By Cable to The Tribune.) Sal?nica, Oct. 20.?With the Teuton armies under Mackcnsen push? ing down from the north and the Bulgarian forces pressing on from the east, the threat to Nish h-s become serious. This city, an important junction on the Oriental railway, which, controlled by the Central Pow? ers. me*ns a strong link with Turkey, is one of the main objectives of the invader. In view of tiis menace, the Serbian government has transferred the Capital from Nish to Prizrend, in Western Serbia, close to the Albanian border. Prizrend, in the light o: the present operations, is far removed from the zone of hostilities. The enemy seeks so much of Serbia as will secure nosscssion of the railway The new capital is not included in this territory. Ac7ivc preparations are under way to remove everything of value from Nish. !f the Teutons reach the city they will find it stripped The banks and most of the legations are already being moved to Prirrcnd. and, should the Teuton drive continue unchecked, a general evacuation will follow. Aroused by the danger to Nish. the Russian consul here has sent his automobile to Nish to bring the Russian minister to Serbia to this city. But, owing to the muddy condition of the roads, it is doubtful whether this effort will succeed. Aerial Torpedo Is Guided WO Miles by Gyroscope Sperrys Invent Self-Steering Plane Which Can Carry Five Tons of Explosive?Compass and Stabilizer Insure Great Accuracy. By GORDON BRITE. ;n, cal - ? - i - r-s'.n- ] London, Oct. 'JO. A device whic likely to revolutionize modern wat has been invented and tested, and be ready for the market within a short time. It Is an aerial torpedo, the men who have worked out the ?re Elmer A. Sperry, president of Sperry Gyroscope Company, of Br. lyn, and his son. Lawrence B. Sperr Particulars of the aowest aod a destructive engine of death and results of various tests were given to-d.->y by Lawrence B. Sperry, wht in England in connection with the bi ne.?? the Sperry concern is doing v? the British Admiralty. If carried out on a large scale. Sperry scheme would make possible destruction of a whole town with single torpedo, and the bombardm. of cities as far distant as one hund? miles could be carried on wi?hout r of a sing!? life by the assailants. Plan Self-Steering Aero. What ?he plan amounts to is thi An aeroplane, complete with the exce tion of landing gear, Is constructed ai fitted with gyroscopic SOBSpOSa BI ?tabiHsor. The torpedo, bearing an where from five hundr.d pounds to ti fon? nf 'ri-n.t i o t'.'umiiie, is set pine?-. From :? specially srraagi launching ?-.adle ?he craft - Mat loi r h.- :i :r The direction to be taken by th ib b cob be determiaed by si entlfic calculations, and the gyroecopl compass will insure a, true co I roe. The stabilizer can be >.. set an gauged that the 'plane will rise at an angle. At whatever height the adjust ment of the stabilizer calta for, th machine will automatically assume horizontal course, fly a predet-^rniin-i distance along that course, and thai descend at the desired angle. The ma chine can be made to take a perpendic ular drop over a certain point. It --ar be launched from a battleship as wel as from the land. For ?.-.ample, if a torpedo were to be discharged from a Britioh vessel ?fty miles from the Kiel Canal, the toad of high explosive could he sent unerring? ly among 'he vessels of the Gorman Boot there, sad the only possibility of tiefence would be the exploding of the bomb in the air by gunfire. If the at? tack were ma'le at r.ig'nt, even that pos llbility would be .remote. Great Accuracy Possible. ExperiflMBti svith scale Modela show, Mr. Sperry said, that the following ?le? gre?, of accuracy can be depended on 'with his device: One hundred miles, 8 miles; fifty miles, '_._ miles; twenty miles, O.H mile; ten miles, 0.3 mile. Thus, if a torpedo were discharged ageiaat a fortification or city a hundred miles distant, it .ould not diverge from it? course enough to carry it more than eight miles wide of its mark. If set to land in the very heart of Berlin, for in? stance, it would explode within eight miles of that point. Rut, on the other hand, it might, and probably would. speed directly to its mark. And so on down, until u torpedo tired to explode St a point ten miles away woulii not vary mor. than three-tenths of a mile. The principle i? the seats as that ap? plied in the Sporty plan for the control of marine torpedoes. A recent test was made in San Francisco harbor with u torpedo . minu? the war head I. and the missile, equipped with a gyroscopic com? pass, was sent ten miles from snore and returned to within a few feet of its starting point, showing the accurate control lent by the compass. Kvery warship of the British navy, as Broil a* every submarine, is fitted with Sporty compasses and stabilizers, as are the vessels of the United StatOI Germany has no stabilizer?, but, ac? cording to Mr. Sperry, the German gov? ernment bought one compass and pro? ceeded to appropriate the idea, claim? ing that, the Sperry instrument was an infringement of a patent already owned by Germany. He also called attention to the fact that an American never h.. I won a patent suit in Germany. There? fore the new- torpedo would not be of? fered to the Germans under any con? sideration. <an Carry Great Weight. As to the posaihjlity of carrying the great weights arhich the new torp.-.io would require, it may he point?-,! eat that the America, built by Glenn Car* tisi and Lieutenant forte to cross the ocean, lifted almost three tone, and with the improvements which have been made in motor construction since that time Mr. Sperry feels sure that I toe burdens can be taken care of without any trouble. However, he say?, two tons of tri-nltro-touiumine would probably be sufficient for all purposes, although he makes no claim to a knowl? edge of chemistry. The .Sperry instruments are the ?ub ject of open admiration among British naval officers, and the inventor is cor? dially referred to in naval circles a* "the man who can do anything." Ha won the French government prize of ..iiiinO franc? for nis aeroplane stabi User, and many of his instrument? are in use in the royal air serrice of Great Britain. Mr Sperry told to-day of an amusing incident which occurred at his field in Amityville, Long Island, during the progress of his experiment? with the ??rial torpedo. After making trials with modela, hs said, he tried out the prin . ontlniie. on [_.??" -. onlnmn S SAYS FORD CO. WILL HELP CANADIAN LOA1? Head of Firm in Toronto Prom ises $1,000,000 for Bonds. [Br T' .i-api. -o Dm im em '. Toronto, ?'?nt., Oct. M, Gordon M MacGregor, head of the Canadian Watt Mr-tor Company, ?aid in an interviev here to day: "If the ?'?radian government IB .kei a flotation the Cooodlofl Ford n.rr'i .n\ will take a million dollars' worth 01 the hoods." Presumably thi? refer? to the pro jeeted Canadian loan f-.r war purposei which H I? ispeetod will be announce., about the end of the year. Mr. Mac '".reifor ??id that Mr. F??rd w.? friend? ly to the A'.iie?. explaining tha" Mr Ford'? remark about the Anglo-French eoflaaaiaaiofl vas a chare., itatameol ma?ie 'o Mr .lohn Bun. Ogfas aritl s few f| sod " 'hout thought of its - ; sblisbod Mr. Ford hold? 'If. per cent ?f the stock of ?.he ?'anadian Ford company. ? -, a EMPRESS ASKS GIFT OF JAM Suggest? That Germana Ob.ene Her Birth a. "Marmalade Day." London, Oct. tO. Berlin newspaper. ?t?te thai the German Empress has a?k-.| that her oirthday. whi-h .'<.':'. OO F-i ? iv of thi? we.V, be celebrated M '"?rrnalade I'.iv," accord* i* g to a ? b?a. The Empren hs? ?ug?;ef..>d ?hat gifts of .-am ba ?ept to troops in 'hr trerehfi and In military hoipitali ai Sift? from fc.r. ZEPPELIN DEFENDS SHIP FROM RAIDER Answers Call and Forces British Submarine to Flee. Amsterdam, Oct. 20. Zeppelin? are being used by Germany for the defence of comm. rce against attacks by Briti?h and Ressisa submarine?, according to a dispatch from Berlin. It i? stated that the steamer Scotia, of Stettin, bound from Sweden to Stettin with a cargo of ore, was pursued by a British ?ubma rine otf Born'.iolm. In reply to wire? less calls for assistance a Zeppelin sud? denly appeared, whereupon the subma? rine submerged and ....appeared. Berlin. Oct. 20. Denial is giren in a semi-official statement issued here to? day to the Russian report that ?is Ger ' man transport* have been ?unk in the Baltic. Only commercial ?teamer?, the statement ?ays, hav? been sunk, and several of the?e have been lent to the bottom within Swedish territorial waters. I'ommercial traffic in the Bal? tic is said to be going on as usual. During the period of October 1 to 15, it is stated, 1,188 vessel? left ?eren Bal? tic ports, exclusive of two important port? from which no ?tatistles are available. The figure? do not include coastal fishing ressela. DANISH SHIP DETAINED I_?n?|on, Ost. 20 Vhe I?un.?h ?team ship Virginia, v-hich left New York on September tl , bound fo? Cbristionio and Copenhagen, has been t_k? r. Into a British poi*. as a pr.ze. Aecording to ?hipping record?, the Virginia put into Kirk wall. Scotland, on October 10 and arrived at Gnmsby on October 19. Banks and Govern? ment Moved to Prizrend. TEUTONS CLAIM WIDE ADVANCE Austrians Move Toward Shabatz and Bulgars Oc? cupy Sultan Tepe. CAPTURE 2,000 SERBS Bulgarians Concentrate on Ru? manian Frontier as Mission Leaves for France. .By C_MS to Th? MSSOO] London, Oct. 20.?Great Britain has made a formal offer to Greece of the Island of Cyprus in return for Greek intervention in the war on tha aids of the Allios. "The Daily Tele? graph" will make this announcement to-morrow mornir.g. Thus begins another diplomatic pame in the Balkans?the attempt o? the Allies to woo Greece back to her alliance with Serbia, and to counter Bulgar aid to the Kaiser wit!; Greek troops. Premier Zaimis already is willing to give furmal assurances, the Rome correspondent of "The Daily News" telegraphs, that Greece will not in? tervene in any circumstances in favor of the central powers, but bo yond that he is not y" prepared to go. The offer of Cyprus, the third h.rgfst island in the Medtterranian, only sixty miles from the *t____ Minor coast and Greek by tradi? tion since the dawn of history, it 1* i hoped may h?lp overcome tho oppo? sition of King Constantine. "Thus fr.r." "The Daily Tele? graph" will say, "Greece has not re? plied to the offer of Cyprus. Our Athens correspondent informs us that it is believed the offer will cre? ate an exc-llent impression in Gratet, -inet i' it an actual present concession and not a mere promise which Germany might suggest and would never carry out. "The .ooner we all recognize that purely chivalrous motives ere not prominent in the Balkan politics of to-day, the better." "The Daily Tele? graph" adds. "Thi* cession of Cy pru- to 'lie sia'e to which most of its inhabitants are related by race ami history dearly Involves no departure from the principles upon which ws have taken our stand from the begin? ning, and it comes with especially happy rffoi'i from the power to which Greece owes her possession of the Ionian Islands." Thus ends another day of su pense over the Balkan situation. Ba , fore the constant hammerings of von I Mackensen and the Bulgarians, Ser b.an resistance is steadily crumbling, but still tbere is no news of _U_*0. from the Allied expeditionary fores. Except for Berlin's almost auto? matic daily bulletin of progresa, the whole situation again has been plunged into mystery. With Serbia's need of assistance constantly growing more acute?ea sistanee which dispa'ches passed by the Press Bureau have in<licat<td was 1 eing rushed to her by for?ai marches and by rail -word comes from Sal?nica to-day that che Alli?e are marking time. Movement? of Allied Fore? H_L Their only move, apparently, pending the concentration of the whole force, has been to protect the lower end of the Nish railway. The dispatches also say, though this is doubted here, that Strumnitaa has not been occupied, and that the Pistada1 troops have receive, ordere not to erosa the Bulgarian frontier. These contradiction?, eren though | bred out of the secrecy with which e ! Ministry trembling for its life has I shrouded it? conduct of the war, hare lieft an air of bewilderment and ratted a new cry BgeiaS- the censorship, with 1 a demand that the public he informed if the government would longer be ?de? tained. Meanwhile, th? Serbian? are prepar? ing to evHcuate their provisional ? ap ? ital, and have begun the transfer of government departments, bank? and th? legation? to Prurend, near the Al? banian border. Th? Foreign Ministers are all preparing to depart, the Rus? Biei. (?maul at Sal?nica having sent an automobile overland for the Csar's officials. Although commjnieation with Nl.'. h_s been interrupted for four days, the Serbian Legation here denied to-day that \ ran;? had been ocupied or th? | roilrosd to ?a.omcA cat by Us Bui?