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nsettled to-day; probably local show Wonders of a Country Home. C. K. G. Billings built house and laid out estate on Long Island's North Shore in record time. See next Sunday's SUN for description and pictures. ers; fair to-morrow. ehest temperature yesterday, 83; lowest, 68. Detailed weather, mall anil m.irlne reports on pago 11. PRICE TWO CENTS. VOL. LXXXIL NO. 343. NEW YORK, MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 19.15. Capvrlght, IMfi, hV the Sim Printing and Publishing Association. r Iff MONEY THE BIG PROBLEM NOW FOR MEXICO Secretary McAdoo Will Con sult Bunkers Here Re gard ins: Loan. U. S. MAY BE FORCED TO GIVE GUARANTEE Mr. Lansing Denies Aid to "Factional Government'' Is Contemplated. ABC CONFERENCE RESUMES THIS WEEK Brazil's Minister to Mexico on Way to Washington to See Officials. Secretary of State Lansing and Sec retary of the Treasury McAdoo con ferred In New York yesterday. From a reliable source It was learned that the portlble attitude of bankers toward the financial necessities which will arise with the establishment of a new- government In Mexico were con sidered. It was stated later that the Secre tary of the Treasury will call upon New York bankers to learn whether. In case of the adoption of the Presi dent's plan In Mexico, they will be willing to make a loan to the new gov ernment. It wag said that seven firms are to be consulted. Officials In Washington are begin nine to realize that If the United States stands sponsor for a new gov- trnment in Mexico It will be forced eventually to guarantee the large loan which It will be necessary to arrange. This fact. It la believed, lias caused President. Wilson to hesitate, but tho lellcf is growing that he will finally consent to this assumption of respon ubillty. On his return to Washington the Secretary of State, denied that the con ference had been for tho purpose of considering means of financing "any Independent faction In Mexico which the United States Government might feel obliged to support." It was' ad mitted In Washington, however, that j the financial problem Is one of the most perplexing In connection with a Mexican settlement. Announcement Is made In n despatch from Washington that Senntor J. M. Cardozo de Ollvelra. Minister to Mexico, who is aliout to leave Mex ico city, has been invited to como to Washington to advise tho Administra tion regarding conditions In Mexico. He has been looking after the Inter ests of the United States Government tbArA ' The ropference with diplomats of the ABC Governments la to be re turned In New York probably to morrow or Wednenday. A B C'S RESUME SOON. Conferees on Mexican Mtnntlon Meet Aunln Thin Week. WASiusnTOM, Aug. S. The support and ooperatlon of big financial Interests In this country figure prominently In the flan which the United States and the ix Latin American Gocrnments are 1 trying to work out for the salvation of i Jlexieo The members of the Pan-Amer- , lean conference hope to obtain the sup- , ment the pressure which this Govern n-.tnt and the Latin American republics can bring to bear morally. Secretary Lansing returned to Wash Irgton this evening from his conference In New Vork with Secretary McAdoo. He denied that the meeting was for the pur N.vp of considering ways and means of "nfc? any independent faction" in Sfexk which this Government might f'el obliged to support In furtherance f the plan now being evolved. He d.T.lttert that Mexican affairs had been iltctiksed between him and Mr. Me- Alto, but Insisted that the primary object of his trip was to consider matters in connection with the American repre- .. ...... i i . V. r,., . 1 m.rl.on An.hliil Kntatlon in the Pan-American financial nd scientific conferences to be held In Bunn Ayres this autumn, It had been expected here that of ficials would comment on the financial nd of the Mexican situation at this time. There Is no doubt that It entered rromlnently Into the discussions at the Riaie Department In the last week ami that steps will be taken If they are not already under way to sound out the financial powers In New York. Financing the new Government which ths I'nlted States In conjunction with the South American republics hopes to establish In Mexico has developed Into ons of the most crlous elements of the IToblem of restoring and maintaining order south of the Rio Orande. Presi dent Wikon himself has been Informed that the new Government of Mexico will !e put to ihe necessity of negotiating n enormous loan, and that the funds !'' not be forthcoming unless the I'nlted States gives positive assurances that it 'illl go to any extreme to uphold the new administration In Mexico city. I . s. Guarantee Demanded. I' may be said on authority that the resident has been advised that mere recognition nf a government In Mexico city win not of Itself result In a loan to Mexico such as will be necessary to CARRANZA TO SEND FLEA. Flrt Chief Prcpnrcs Address In the American People. Special Cable Hetpatcb In Tnr. .Sen. Vera Cnux Aug. 8. First Chief Car- ranzt is preparing an address to the American people In which he will make public many facts not known In the United States. Thin document will be made public this week. The Constitutionalists here are posi tive tbit there will be no armed Inter vention at this late hour, especially In view of the fact that the end of fighting In Mexico Is apparently at hand. THREE AMERICANS WOUNDED. Texas llaneliiiirti Hurl In flattie With .Meilenim. Corpus Ciirihti, Tex., Aug. S. Six Mexican were killed and three Ameri cans wounded In a fight between thirty Mexican outlaws and fourteen ranchmen near Norlas, Tex., sixty miles north of Brownsville, to-day. The fighting Is still In progress, according to a despatch from Norlas. Four I'. S. Infantry Compunlen flushed to Hcene. Brownsville, Tex., Aug. S. Four companies of United States Infantry arc being rushed to Norlas from Fort Mc In'.Ofh, near Laredo. Two battles 1m tween Mexican outlaws and Texan rangers and county officers have taken" place there to-day. Krltz Goorgle. night watchman at the Lyford Jail. was shot and seriously wounded before daybreak to-day. The act Is charged to Mexican outlaws. A party of farmers near I.yford also whs fired upon. Humor that six Mexicans were killed jesterday In a battle with a posse In a remote section of Hidalgo county have not been confirmed. 500 IN ATLANTIC CITY DEPOT FACE DEATH Imperilled by Train of Coaches That Crashes Through Station. Atlantic Citt, N. J.. Aug. . Five hundred waiting passengers and excur sionists, crowded about the gate lead i . . t.. rtlntfnrm in the ,,',. faced death for an In- stant to-night at . o'clock wnen a long train of empty coaches crashed through the. bumpers. Jumped over a concrete step and plungid forward Into the sta tion, tearing down a section of a wooden partition. In the ru.h to escape being crushed five wero Injured. Four of these were Phlladelphlans. Only one of the Injuitd would go to the city hospital. The four others took an express tialn for home. The Injured were Cnarlea Plumber, 30, 2770 sterner street. Philadelphia, I,r,..ua nnrt bruised: Mrs. Anna Plum ber, his wife. IS. Sruleed elbow and I shock: Silvia Plumber, tncir aaugnier. bruised knee; Mrs. Joseph Clifton, colored, I". 16" Latonla street. Phila delphia, bruised forehead; Mrs. Mary V. Graham. 2Z0h Mount Holly fctreet, Balti more, sprained ankle and bruised. Dr. Allman of the city hospital staff hurried in the ambulance to the station and made a hasty examination of those who said they had been hurt. So far as he could ascertain none of the Injuries , were serious. Mrs. vlraham was treated at the Institution, out was soon auic i" leave. MOSQUITO PLAGUE HITS TOWN. Jersey Deport I.re nrlrwillon of Itn I'lideslrnliles. The only thing that was safe from mosaultoes along the west side of Man hattan last night was a woodin leg. 1 i. ,j i, ..,,,, r, i not i.i walk, dante, dine oi lok at the movies wished his or her aiiKics were wowicn i.in porarlly. Greenwich and Chelsea villages, the roof gardi-ns of the Waldorf, McAlpin nnd Astor hotels, the open air and closed rinvlen. even tolenhone booths, wero well patronized by big Jersey mosquitoes. The supply of oil of cltronella began to run w. onrle ii the even lie. but the swat - test went on merrily all night long. Some said the subway openings com hined with the recent rains to afford ex cellent bnedlng places for the trouble- wme insects, but most eople who found .i... K..,.n .umi. in speculate blamed t)c ra,i 0n an unkind west wind blowing fr0m the Jersey shore. HAPPIER' WITH THAW GONE. Mntteawnn Attendant Ta tlenta Are More Cnnlenlrd Now. Beacon, N, Y., Aug. 8. Matteawan State Hospl'tal Is a changed Institution because Harry Thvw Is no longer there, i .,. m.inini, of Edward A. Conrov. a veteran attendant, who appeared In the Sunreme Court at Poughkeepsle on Saturday with a patient who sought his, 1 f,..rtnni through habeas corpus proceed- n(ss, "Things have settled down and there , ls more contentment than mere was ....... rwi . n Vura" Via nM "Th. when Thaw wns there," he said. "The natlents are more satisfied with their lot, and there Is less trouble than there itsed to ue. iiarry ihui i-uum rci about anything he wanted down there and It bred discontent among the others." BRITISH WAR CANVASS BEGINS. National Itrclslratlnn of Men and Women (n (.'lose Auttnat 1I. Special Cable Detpateh to Tan St:v. London, Aug, 8. Kvery household In Kngland will receive this week a na tional registration form which must be filled out and be ready for collection by August I, One hundred thousand voluntary dis tributers have been engaged to give out 27,000,000 printed slips, which will In dicate the wnr value of all men and ivomen between the ages of 16 and 65, Moat of the distributers will be women supplied by the Women's Kmergency Corps. The Indexing system to he followed has been carefully worked out, The Peglstrar General's staff through the press exhorts the people to give all the correct Information In order to give the Government the fullest possible oppor tunity to mobilize the nation Intelligently. MIGHTY JOHN L. IS ; OVERCOME BY WATER! Seconds Temperance Before 3,725 Vncnnt Chairs and 275 Killed Ones. DABBLES IX SOCIOLOGY Reveals the Anatomical and Mental Effects of the "Real .Grape.' Asni'RT Park, N. J.. Aug. s. Tours truly, John L. Sullivan, stepped Jauntily out before 3,725 vacant chairs to-nlglil at tl.e beach Auditorium there are 4,000 seats In the Auditorium and -'"5 of them were occupied and delivered his first lecture on the merits of total abstinence. To-night was a sort of tryout, and If business picks up Mr. Sullivan will tour the aountry, reforming as he goes. There was water, water everywhere as Mr. Sullivan of Hoston entered the Auditorium at 8:40 to-night. Italn had fallen, wetting everything with water. The Atlantic Ocean was pounding Its waves onto the beach n few fret away. Swimmers were swimming In the board walk natatorlum. Everywhere there was water. Mr. Sullivan, according to his man ager, D'Arcy O'Connor, was to have be gun his address at K:10. He didn't. Mr. Sullivan waited around In the rain for a spell and finally mounted the platform half an hour late. There was a ripple of applause ns Mr. Sullivan entered the building. To quote Paul Armstrong, he had the clear eyes and red lips of youth. Mr. Sullivan also wore a double breasted blue serge suit with a small American flag fastened In his buttonhole. Mayer (.'. E. F. Hetrick. wearing a tan Palm Beach suit, went on to the platform with Mr. Sullivan and Introduced the speaker. "For years," mid Mayor Hetrick, I've worshipped at the shrine of John t.. Sullivan, tho foremost athlete In ... .. . t hut 1 this country. It t oeen wra mm he could not come back. He has. t Ap- . plause. Indies and gentlemen." Mayor L . . , ' . . ... .. . , . , j . ii,,.. .,,, 01"f' "ul 1 10,lt ,nlnK " wl" Hetrlck concluded to the little group . nectar. for to d(, that -U jny ' of earnest thinners gatnereu ui " . .. . platform. "I have the honor to present John I,. Sullivan." John I.. Talks, Itnln Stops. "Mr. Mayor, your Honor, my frUndi and Indie and gentlemen,' bin Mr. Sullivan. T.ic rain; slopped .abruptly as the orator s-poke. The sound ot the surf died away. The Atlantic Ocean seemed to think that it w'as time to call the day a day. Arguments mny go on forever, but the fact remains that from the time Mr. Sullivan began to address the :7.1 persons present the surf ceased to boom. Some say that the waves continued to boom Inwarl agiinst the sands of Asbury Park, but beyond the question of a doubt no sound could be heard ftom the well known ocean the minute Joan began to speak. "It was on the fifth of March. 1905." Mr. Sullivan began, "that I took my ast drn. Applause. If I hadn't sworM oft. ,hat nlght , wou,j not here now. Instead John I.. Sullivan. laughter and applause. I don't come hero on any crusade, but I come to tell )ou to leave the stuff alone. My ex perience has been that when a man says 'I can leave the stuff alone' he always takes It. Laughter. "When I was an athlete It was my resolution and spirit that carried all antagonist, before me. liut my human resolution and spirit were no use to me when I went against old John Barley corn. Follies nf I.lqnor Oolllned. "A rumhound Is a peculiar and fa miliar sort of human being. His corn- saying Is, 'Irft's have another one. 1 . The younger generation and the older have seen the follv of the booze game. Take all your athletes of to-day, your Ty Cobbs, )Our Christy MatliewBims, your llonus Wagners and your Johnny 13vers.es none of them are booze fighters. If they were they wouldn't be where they are to-day in the game. "I was a money making machine and my succesa as a Ashler depended on the spirit and strength of John U Sullivan. 1 was never slow to accept a challenge. Hut finally John Barleycorn challenged me and It tired him out. Finally 1 took a tumble to myself and oult. "Money looked to me like water off a duck's back, but I want to siy, gentle men, If I ever got Into the has been ' class, which I never was, I'd have been a nonentity. The booze has more ways ot hitting )ou than )ou have of dodging It. I've Known a lot ot em. At tne age of 10 they were useless. Instead of being a young man and living up to the age of 80 they alt died at 15," Mr. suiuvan tnereupon went into sociological questions and discussed for some time the growth of the prohibition .n.il.,l I nr.ovement throughout the States. Every i (iiy. ne sain, ne i-uuniry is iieconung . more enlightened on the prohibition question. "It used to be said," he com tlnued, "that newspaper men done his best work when he was under the affects of booze. But there Is a rule now In newspaper offices that tho less a man drinks the more he Is thought of, The result Is th tt Journalism Is reaching a higher percentage basis than In the past. Abstinence A Ida Matrimony, "Since I have given up booze I've de voted more attention to my wife than I did before I married her (laughter), I'm more stuck on her now than I wns be fore I married her (laughter). She cooks better meals for me now than she did before I married her (laughter). "Take the boot on the other foot and let the wife stay out all night. What will happen? Suppose she came home soused Ihere'd be murder (laughter)." Mr, Sullivan here wandered off Into sociological flelds again. "I was a rumhound with a bankroll for fair." he said, "and I don't regret what I've. done. But I tell you young men. pass It up. The day I quit drink Ing I was blind drunk (laughter) : well not blind drunk, but I had been drink- Continued on Fourth Pagt, ALL THE FORD CAR FOLK ON VACATION . I Boss Henry Shuts His Plant Down for Two Weeks and Comes Here. BRITISH noHIJiMXU AITOS'ITT KMHT HOCKS FIRST! England Has Taken 12.500 and Has Put In Older for 11,000 More. There was a Ford family reunion last night on the-American Line pier. That Is wha' Henr) F rd. who was there to meet P. I.. I), Perry, minaqlng director of the Ford Motor Company, Limited, of Kr.gland. called It. Otncre of the Ford auto household who greeted the KiirIIsIi man were Mr. Ford's s n, Frank Kilns ersmlth. director of the Detroit factory, aml William II Mao, chief engineer at plei of the International union started Detroit. Mr. Ford said that the whole . th s afternoon and will continue through Detroit bunch was on a two weeks a-a- to-morrow. Hon and rhat he had Jolied the pr ces- Most ,,f )c factories turning out illu sion. He put It In lhl characteristic I iml, ns ,,r (lr the Allies are In New ' I I. Inland. It is said that every factory ,nroURh lt, K)(? of Denmark.' Nced hvorybody wanted a vacation and , . ,n,,uMr, section of Connecticut , , , ,.,,, cmphatlc:,ll y .lecllned they came to me asking for one. I said. . , . making some-' ,. ..i .....ii ..ii i . .,..... .:.. .... . ....... ...... .-i ..u 1 1 ft 1 1 ii nn ii. i e u 1 once and get rid of It.' So we have shut down for two weeks." The shutdown did not seem to bother Mr. Ford n bit. although he admitted that If he had 100.000 automobiles ready he could dispose of them Instantly, here and abroad. The mere matter of a few thousand automobiles did not seem to him to be worth) consideration when his men all wanted a vacation, with pay. "Couldn't you substantially Increase your fortune by turning our factories Keverill manufacturers have offered over to the manufacturing of munitions . bonuses as a substitute. It Is said that for the Allle.?" Mr. Ford was asked. thlH will not be acceptable. A share I of the vast profits made by .New r.iig i land manufacturers from their war con Wnr Munitions tnr I'. S. Onlj. tracts will be demanded In Ihe form of .,, , . . , , .. . Increased wage scales or bonuses for "I could, but I want none of that work ((M war.,lltr.u.t8. money." he replied. "I wUl make no , The number of New Kngland organl- iwar munition, for nnv .niimrv e-ceent ,;,, s,, . ,mmu..i,inn rnr ,hi, , ,., . .,,, ,.,, . , ...' la,e Jet mr rel,CHt I don't want to ' ' .L. .. .... .v... .v....i, 1 ..,., .,,. iiiiuuitii the manufacturing of war munitions Mr. Ford said that he would refuse to make money by "unfair oimiietltlon'' with the automobile factories In Krglaiid. "I have Just heard that rhe Kngllsh enncerr have already felt the competi tion of .vmirlu.ui cars, anil I suppose that Is brraute so many of them have turned their factories over t the manu facture of war suppllts." he said. "It would be unfair for ine to tr) to take the business away from thi-se concern. And It woulil he unfair in arother way, for If 1 turnfd my at tention to osmiK-tlng with the concerns In ICnglatid I would not be able to attend to the demand In this countr)." l"ord Talk Prosperlt) . Concerning business conditions In this country, Mr, Ford said that reiwrte he has received from his representatives convince him that there Is "not one bid spot" In the whole country. "The farmers an- buying, the ctops are good ; tti fact, I may say that ion dltlons In the country districts are ex cellent. In New Kngland. a manufac turing country, our large orders show to-morrow Mr. Keppler Issui d a stale '., . , ... i ment In which he made It plain that the lll.ll luniiHiuon llieju Hie voini. lleve that the prosperity of the United States has never been better. 1 have "t looked so far ; ahead as to ldern ll,1l llir HMll lll'll lllll lie ltllT IIICI war." J Mr. Fonl showed sninrli-e when .islie.l ' about the plans of Secretary Daniels's proposed naval advisory board. "I know nothlt.g about such a board," be said. "I have not been asked b) Secretary Daniels to become a member of any such board. All that I know about the project Is w'.iat I have read In Ihe newspapers," Kiigllnh Plniit Hushed. Mr. Ford was mighty glad to see Mr. I ! " ' i I ,. , a Perry. He lemarked that It was the "The meeting this afternoon was It Is now accepted that the Lnlted latter's annual visit to America t) talk 1 called to ieclve rcpoits of New line-j States will In time establish practically over the affairs of the great plant audi land successes and i onilltlons," said I u,o same relations with 1 l:i tl that ex Its Kngllsh adjunct. Mr. Perry said tu 1 president Johnston during the evening ht hetween it and Cuba. It will adopt the ship news men as he came up the . r cess "Unorganized as well as organ- i something 111 the nature of a Piatt bay that the ICngllsh factory In Man- zed machinists are Insisting on an eight I amendment, under which the United Chester wan running tu capacity and that hour day, with time and a half for nil ! Stales will assist In creating a stable It paid to Its cinplo.ieis higher wages overtime, to bo computed from the inn- government In llaytl, reserving the right by .10 per cent, than any British concern , ment the employe's day Is completed to occupy the Island lu the event of the III the same sort of business The prices we have rece'ved numerous ieiuests , recum-nre of dlsord rs, guaranteeing of the Ford machines of all clusscs had j for help trom the towns of Connecticut,, jlayil against outside Interference at not gone up. Massachusetts and Ithode Island," ' the same time "We have built fioo ambulances for the I "There Is a general unreit mining the I Admiral Caperton advised the Navy British Government," Mr. Perry said, j machine toolmen, many of whom ara IleparUtunt to-day that conditions geu "Up to the time of my departure from working llfty-the hours and some fifty- er.illy are excellent In the Island with Kngland we had furtlshfd to the Gov- ,,n. hours a week We Intend to pre- the possible exception of St. Marc, which eminent IJ.oOO automobiles or varlou sorts, iinarinureil anil otherwise, an inane , in miki.ii in, mm mm minm-i. trders. VVc are ihe only loncein lu England that has rot Kepi ihe Govern- ment waiting and the only one that has not raised prices. .... in . ik. .......... ...-. ............ "We make a touring car for 1S7.'.. It Is the same car that we chaise tlfO for In the I'nlted States. T.,e prices, how - ever, are practically the same when you take Into consideration the cost I of packing and transportation lo Mug land. Kvery part of the Ford car In Kngland except the engines anil axles Is made In the Manchester plant. ' Mr. Pet ry Is president of the Motor Trade Association of Kngland ami s strong for the Allies. He said with a manifestation oi prme. nun ine i.iikiisii branch of the Foul factory was turning out every two weeks loo soldiers who were (iriueu in ine n.n oniu-.ii an oi not only running nut inking apart ami putting together and repairing the cord , hclug sent to kinsfolk across war cars. Kvery soldier who did his ,hn Atlantic with urgent requests to do two weeks stunt at the Manchester nil In their power to stop the manufac works was i cully a pretty good iiiecha- ,,0 nf munitions. nlclnn when he left. ' "People hcie are made to believe that Mr, Perry said that the sole object i, war would linve been over long of his visit to America was to talk , Hlnce If Aiueilca had not supplied Hid business with .Mr. ror . lie expects to stop a few dns at the lllllmorc nnd then go lo Detioll. Mr. Fold himself said that the American faclnry uud the English branch of the Ford business hud contracted to manufacture altogether .1 aha .k,.I... mum nf ivhleli lir.,1 . ' . .' .v.. u.i.i.u neen turneo over iu wi jiimii jwiciii- ment or the AlUea. MACHINISTS AFTER PART OF WAR GAINS Beiriii Strike Threats in New Knsland's Munition Pro ducing Centre. Intend to Treat Separately With Each .Manufacturer in Pressing Demands. HAKTFor.t). Conn.. Aug. Organisers of the International Association of Ma chinists who ate piomotlng n campaign of sttlkes fur nn eight hour day and higher wages throughout the country tinned from New Yoik to-day to till' city. A conference between the local heads of the union and President W, II. Johnston ami Vlce-Prcldcnt .1. J. KeP- xmng I or me neuiKci ems. im- iciuhmj Is also strongly unionized. The machin ists Intend to make In tins industrial section their strongest stand for the ad vantages the) deman I The conference, to-day resulted In a decision to adhere to the plan of cam- j Palgn already announced by ihe union leaders. There will be no general strike. Kach factory will be dealt with sep arately. Will Insist I'liun Klelit llinir Hay. The union men say that they will In Ut ,i,uin tliA elrlit hour il.iv. ultholich zers for the union will be Increased from H"!: "ltJ .'s'lTmn'Tv "I preparation mr hiij iiiiniiuu ,.,,..,,,, The union leaders. however, are conlldeut that there will I be little opposition and Y, strikes. The conditions, they say, nre all In favor of",,0 , ' Iu count of the tihortage of men and the existing contracts, which 1 1K,ssltllity tnat 11 exciien mi i" , ...1., .1... i.iii.nil ml llrnr. I,, Ueetli. . .. ... ...111 .1... ,it',iiif.i,liimrn to keen "I" .. their f.ictortes going. The reieiit m Inpton Anns Company strike and the concessions made there arc pointed to as an example of what the other com panies may be expelled to do. More than BOO.OOO Interested. More than 500.00ft metal trades work ers In New ICngland are Interested In the eight hour movement. A few of the leading firms now cm ployed In making munitions are shown In the following list, with the number of bauds each employs; IlfinliiKlnn Arm. an.l Ammunition Com iiaio, llrlJs'port. t,ooo. fnlnn MeUl'P" Cartridge Company. IlrJ.lxep.irt. 11.000. Wlmhester llnieatlnK Arms Compvny, .vw Hien, 15,000 Cult IMtsnt l'lrs Arms Company. Hart forfl. .oo fmltli iV' Wesson Company, .-prlnKllPln, '' llupklni A Alln. NoruMi, Conn. 3.000 - :igr rriHAYTiAN troops land Marlln 1-Ire Arm company, . uaifn. 000. Im.rl. nn unJ llrlll.ll VI .. fl II f 11 1' t II T 1 11 K ; Co'mpin). UrMgsport, 5,000. .1 Stcvsn Arm. and Tool i. uiniiiif , fill, onee Fall". M.li. 1.000. Cnltfd Stateii Cartrldfss Company. Low el I. Ma.... ;,000. The lalsir leadeis weie 111 conferiuce here until neatly midnight. Their ills. cusiioii will probably take up most of , the campaign In New Vork was to be . given up lloth, he said, would go on as plauneil '..- besides Mr. Juluietoti and Mr Keppler were Vlic-Preeldents l'eter J. t 'onion ' and Frank Jennings, both of Hoston; i:ecutlve Committeeman lhomas .1 Savage of Hoston. Organizers Joseph f,om Cape liavtlen with SOD armed sol j;!!;irrM;chfork'',nd,:U!; --. Admiral Caperton re- Snhl. Harrv J Gill, lto-coe I.. Hall andilrtid that he wan tr)lng to get these Business Agent John .1. Connolly. T It. Donovan, t.eorge I. nowen ami vviiuam .... .1 .. lliilHima lliinai. ,,1 a general demand to et ibllsh bet- ter conditions iml we hope this in,i Im .accomplished wnnoin ine necessity oi ., iile or a suspension of work en,. hardest t isk we have now is )(P(,,I1K the men at work. The men j f(,c) KrfVe,t because we won't give them tllf worl1 to Htlllt'' . (, pant two weens in new i.ng-1 land alone 1 new memners nave been admitted and we have recently 'secured an eight hour day for 100.000 cmplo) ret, in the UaM," STRIKES PLEASE A USTRIA Letters Sent Here I ruing Fight on .11 mill Inns .11 ii n n fuel lire. I.ONPON, Aug. V alio correspondent r lm !ii-tfii o 1'aHt In Hlldanesl under ,la(e )f Juy 3a Ki)s: ..n news of strikes reaching lieie fl()1 America Is gi cited by press of- nyiain of .Uistila-llungary with Im .,,., satisfaction. Thousands of let Allies with shells ami other war ma - tct l.tl ind II Is a wonder If every pit - Vatc or otllct.il letter going to America does not conlalli a lequest of the natiiie mentioned The people, especially the plain and inexperienced, aie cnuvinceri ih.l nielnir In einitlnll.il rene.i 1 1 HIT nf Mi. .,,. i, ii.. ,.i,- ,i,hi, i imkiiu'i'i ,v h-b vh. mw ..mvnv. W end the war." Kaiser Offered Peace to Czar, Peirograd Says Bourse (iuxottV Declares King of Denmark Was Intermediary. NXniAXtiKOF POLAND FOH (.ALICIA. TIIK PLAN Hnssia Said to Have (liven Kinpliiilic Refusal to (Jerinany. Special Cable He.patch to Tun Si n laiNiios, Aug. D (Motfilay). The linltu .Willi's correspondent In Peirograd In a despatch to hit paper to-day says: "There Is good I ration to believe that last week the Kaiser proposed peace to Itussla. The Itoumr (latettc says that no overture has ben made to the Czar i viuieiiier inc uncr. "To tho failure of the Herman military power lo envelop Itusslu's Vistula armies there has been added, therefore, the failure of her diplomacy to detach Itussla from the Allies. Husla every day Is putting herself Into betler shape for beginning the war over again and carrying It this time, to 11 successful conclusion. The Government . I . .1.- -I..I.. t .h.Ah In nas conc.iieii me iikiii "rv... the n.Mii.e t the Ilmiia nnd has allowed the leaders of Industry to take , part In the reorganization which Is re quired to produce what the army needs. "The Ministers are urged to go a step further by teleaslng workmen from cer tain restrictions heretofore In fores and associating them with the great national task of regeneration." No Mirprlse nt AltemiH. Germany's reported offer of peace to jiug!t;ft jjan not been officially contlrmed, . be recretnt to her pledged word. Her , . .'answer does equal honor to the I-.m- but Is regarded here as so much o a ans r 1 Hues. a s prompt reiusai is view en as a matter of course. Her pledged word . J . ,. not to conclude peace separately from the Allies Is trusted implicitly ann ner attitude Is believed here to be falth- fully expressed by the Noior rremju, w mi :n iaj p . "Itussla doea not desire peace but victory. A long a- victory has not been attained, peace Is Impossible. I'ur- thetmoie. Itussla signed nn agreement i with the Allies not to make jieaco sep- ... arnte'.y. Treaties to w-nicn iiuiia s sig- nature Is at, ..he,, are m.l like German ... .. . V.lhlni- mnru nee.l scraps "i - t- said " AI. despatches from Russia concur In U.S. MARINES FOLLOW Aiiicrit'iin Forre at Capitnl In tTciiMMl After il(0 Natives Arrive. Wvshinuton, Aug. ? The Navy De partment received a despatch fiom Ad miral C.tperton to-night In which he said that the Haytlan gunboat Nord Alexis arrived at Port nil Prince to-day soldiers to d perse to their homes In tu, ,,lltlorll iart of the Island and l added that he had landed an additional 1 !... ,ti li-ltnm n u i u . ttl 1 1 :l rd. p, fortv miles from Port an Prince. A force lnav be sent to St. Marc If condl UlluH ,nere warrant such notion. PORTO RICO WOULD HELP U, S. Hesldenlii Ask Permission in Form a Mllltla llegliilent. Wasiiiniiton, Aug. S. Porto Illcans want lo help Cncle Sam prepare for peace, or whatever else may come. Itesl ...... . . i.enis or the is an,, have asKed permission," .,;", ',. ,,,, ,.,. of tho War Department to organize a ,i,,)()i.Kf.i herself of Macedonia, even lcglnient of mllltla and In anticipation , though compensation Is offeied lo her of permission being granted one battalion , that would be worth three Maceilonlns already has been formed and the men are drilling. Although the organization has no mili tary standing so far. the men have en listed for two years and hope to be taken I Into the new mllltla regiment In a bn'JyTJ'V GERMAN LOSSES 2,1(8,683, l.nlesl I'lisimlly MM Includes 1,11 1 1,. nit) rllSSlllllS. I.oNleiN, Aug, 8. A despatch to the I,. .,,,,, ,.,,,,, f,.on, Hern says the latest ,', 1u, ,h. ,, ., UTiimn .-isiialt) list gives the total, Prussian losses nl I. HI I ,.'.!, The losses of Bavaria. Saxony and Wiiflttemheig j are placed- at 537.11 1, . These tlCUieS do llOt include tllC liaVill I nr ih. nrlsnners of wat in tier, ioru. . ... - many'a lost colonies. SAYS KAISER OFFERED GALICIA TO RUSSIA Sprrtitt Oihlt Ht'ixttrh to Tub Sin. l'KTRooitAi'. Aug. S. The lVlrher are IVciiijd sas It has good au thority for the statement that the Cciman peace proposal provided that Itussla as to receive Oallcla and that Gentian) In return was to tuke u extern Poland. It Is reported that the German proposals were dlscused In the lob bies of the Duma and were dismissed as unworthy of consideration. the view that not only the Government but the people are strengthened In the f determination t uitlnue the struggle by the events at Wat caw. M. Itlaboucblnsky. a prominent Moscow millionaire, Is quoted as saying while attending a congress of committees or ganizing Husslan Industry for military purposes : "We shall retlie If necessary as far as as to the L'rals, but vve will light lo the last man and will gain the victory." This declaration crystallizes th ie ports of several corrislMindents. While itlissla's rejection of the reported Ger man peace offer does not provoke sur prise here, It Is held to reflect the honor of the rzar nnd his Ministers. Tried l '"! Off Itnsslll. The Morning Telegraph says, discuss ing the Husslan policy: Behind the c-doscnl Austro-Uerman efforts of the imsi hundred days there has leen one supreme nbject. It was to force Itussla to abandon the Allies. The success of that attempt would icsound In triumph and would radically alter the elements of the large calculation ....., u.i.ieh tiio iinf.illhie confidence of "I ... . . ... .llles has peeli haseu iiiiuushuh. ..iihnmrh it would ceilatiilv not destiv y their chance of victory or ' 'P;JK;" their resolution to au.11 ... ..ui r . . . ...... I. II... . I, u. A Is no danger of an) sticn 11011. eversemcni of the conditions of tne problem. Ger- ) man statesmanship has to add yet tne more col sal error to the number 01 fatal miscalculations with which she cm- barked upon the war. The Daily Chronicle says: "Peace at the present time would bo nn Inglorious one for llus-da. for the terms would be dictated by Germany mill would be Inglorious. The conclu- . . itussla of a sentrite peace would ne hi,eaks. .... .. . . ... 1 ".vuversny nas oniy has only strengthened . nusia s ueierniumuuii i .v ... 1 the powerful bully who wants to place ' . , . ov,rthrown. Germany b.gan the war at her pleasuie. Mh- enn'not ..ml It at her nlcasure. The .. 1.. .Le fh.lt ' The Dnllu KTrci believes Germany has hid enough of the war, although the country Is ready to ngni on "i"" - bomly If obliged to do so. The German 1 ' '. '.,..,.,,rv' lu, ,,nssel the zenith! I ,er strength, while neither Great I..... . I.. I. ... H.a ...l.n.l ll ttritain nor iiii.i II..H.I..I..- ..Z ' ..... would leave Germany some spoils aim enable her to prepare for another at- tempt to plant the Jackboots on Kurope." BALKANS WITH ALLIES, ROME 'TRIBUNA' SAYS Inspired Comment Declares Htilaria anil Greece Will .Make Concessions. Special Cable despatch to Tiik Srv Home, Aug. S. Tho Trillium In nn i olllclally Inspired comment upon the Balkan situation points out that thu Allies' efforts toward Intervention by, ,,.... .... , ,i tho Balkan States has been practically successful. The article sa)s that while here tofore the diplomats' persu islve argu ments have been limited to the neu tral Governments It ls now olllclall) announced that tho Allies arc n-gn. Hating with Serbia. Kventual comes- slons will be necessary to bring about .. . ,, , Intervention on the part of Bulgaria and Gieecc, A detailed announcement is with. , ,, . ., ., . htld, however, unl.l the success of tne ! presentations 1 drpnlte'y assured, lb- Jiibtmit asserts, lidding that lmp.it tant events are hanging lire widen w 11 iml the neutrality ot I ii Balkan St ite. 7, BULUARS HOLDING OUT. Will .Not .loin titles I ntil I Inlnis re IteciiKlilxed, spetwl Cable lienpateh In Tut. Si v laiNPON. Auk Dr C J Dillon, In a despatch to the 7imrs this morn ing from Van sc, sas : "Now that Itussla li!i.s been tempoiarlly mobilized, the question absorbing all Im Whil .l,ii. .1,1 ..an luteifkt Is What new lenient Willi como Into being'.' Bulgaria's oopeiu- tlon would give us (iinstantlnople In less than a mouth. Hut Bulgaria will not match without having her claim to Maruloula recognized and Us cnfnre 1 infill! (.uuiii'eil to her political pre.sugc anil economic well being." Iteporls from Ihe Balkan capitals, however, Indicate thai Serbia Is willing - In! last to cede Macedonia to Hiilgina. j but that the Greek Government I" now , , S thought, however, that this op. I petition ma) bechiURel when M Vrnl- i zclns lelilius to power, which l ex- Mill ie.. iioeo ,. w,r. n I II- irpi'iiii'ii"- MiiiKht tin Ferr I'nderKromid. , ,, , , A , aCP,i M,in went to the )lc Adno lube station nine y feel helovv the surface of l.xchanse place. Jersey nt) . last iiikIU to board a feirvlmat When lie fOUlld Ollt Ills inlbtaKCI he Was SO niilll he wouldn't tell his name He ail- . -- - I milled, however, he was absent minded. GERMANS TAKE SEROCK, KEY TO DEFENCE ON 660' Von Hindenbnrg's Armicd Threatening to Trap llns sinus North of Warsaw, ' NOVO GK01WIEVSK I0SHS ANOTHER F01W! Kaiser's Forces Succeed in Crossing the Vistula Near. Polish Capital. VON 3IACKEXSKX IS ADVAXCIXtr SLOWLY Czar's Annies Resisting at Every Point Drive ou L'iga Defeated. Special Cnlite impfttfi to Tnr St v 1.UNHON, Aug, S. Tho fate of tho Husslan nnnles that have ntlrnd from Warsaw and Its vicinity Is hourly b. coming more hazardous. To-night's lUspalches fron. Hrlln say that the Hermann have 00 upled So- rock, at tho conlliitnce ot tho Bugr v-,.,-.. .nn.l ti,..t ti.ev h.v. - . " , reacheil the Hug north of fcetoek and j0tilli of Wyszkow Tills means that they aie within (He or six miles of tiM all Imiiortant Warsaw to Peirograd railroad, which, If cut before Ihe Hus slan Hoops have f scaped, villi mean th" almost crfitiUn envelopment and capture of an enormous army. With Serock In their pisseslon, ad ditional German forces are rapidly ap proaching the I.011U i.Ostrow-W)szkow mad. This road runs In a northeasterly direction from Warsaw, lunza, th farthest r mined town, being seventy mllej, away. Tho Husslan forces are supposed to h.ve Intrenched thenieelvt strongly along this line, but even It they aie able to hold tho Germans tern. j"nirlly It Is doubtful If much will bo gained unl'ss tho Teutons who al- 1 ready have teachM the bug south o w kow Meanwhile the fate of Novo Geor- glevsk. the Vistula foittess noith of .Warsaw, which the Itusslans have In- can wlthstaivl a four monlh. ..i ... .. ... . .... . . iei,e, is none uo sure, iierim advices , nay that another of the eight forts j m:lMnK up ,ho rlty,8 defences has fallen, which means that but live of them leinalu. Novo Georglevsk has been held out as a bright spot in the gloomy Mtuatlou that Mirround.i ths fall of W .ii saw. To-day's statement from German headquarters Is as follows: German troops on the Narew aro approaching the, lamiza-Ostrow -Wyszkow road. South of Wjszkovv tho ltlver Bug has been reaiho.1 by them and the town of Serock at tho mouth of the Hug has been occupied. Near Novo Georglevsk our siege troops toolc the fort of Segrze. Near Wars iff we gained the eastern bank of tha ' Vistula. Southeastern Theatre I'nder th piessuie of tho troops tinder Gen. l.leut. von Woyrsch t.u Ilusslans ar) ''reatliig In r.t cudeily direction. Between the Vistula and the Hug tho leu wing of the armies under Gen. von Mackensen has driven back the enemy lu a northerly direction. The tight wing Is still lighting In tho dl ltctlon of tho Hiver Wicprz. The Kngllsh military critics have been null k to mm, u irri'.tt n..rll to th. Ihi..nn ),-,,.,, u. ,.. to-ntglil. which' sa)a that the Germans have reached tho Hiiif f."1"'1, u'y"'j,,M "V l,,,i,"1'"K f"r the Petrogr.nl Hallway, only a few ml et away. There Is a very slight hope held out III the possibility that mil) a small f"n'v "f '""l"' hi,H ll;fl J""' al of Warsaw to hnmper the German troops, ,vho are seeking to cross Ihe Vistula at yr,,Kil and elsewhere In that locality, m this hope Is only the Mlghtcst, fos u ,v,.l Known that the Getinans havo ,ef,, 1Pj, ncic for several (ayH and there Is not much likelihood that they could have been held by any but a con- j t"Z The fact in to-day's news from Her- 1 Its that the Germans have gained the eastern bank of Hut Vistula ne.ir War- i may indicate that the Kiissiau i troops on this line havn been gicatly ' ilecieaseii, large numiieia of iheni mov ing tast ward over the Pctingrad Hall- ! way and Hiuh being saved fiom Um German Hap. The )dii .lnll Pe'iograd eorre- k,iM, 'I "The Germans niratti renewed thole ',.,, ,,. h.l, il,,,.l, . ,,. ,, , ,., off r(ilr,.at of a t,;rMln number of troops from the Vistula They did not siicceul In this GTort. Now they li e trying as an alternative to for. o ' their way throiuh n.-ovlec towanl l!,e- lostok on the main line fiom Wais.m to Petmgr.nl. Here they arc also ,-he, k. d ' for ,no Pr'',''"," DRIVE O.V RIGA HALTED. II iinntii n lsii I lieiU Inv oilers on lliiiil. ot Wleprr. noil Ilou. PfTltniilivn, Aug S The ti.llimui; olllcul repoil from the Itinsian General Stiff was given out to-night : In the direct ion of l!iga we dis. IoiIki il the enemy from the resinrt between Thedviim, the Kkau and ilnv lower course of the A a Fighting continues as before, without anv esseullal change on the roads cm nf I'ouii vvcseh Knenn attacks on Kovno and 0o wetz. which went ie pulsed on Un nth. were not renewed the fnllnwii g day T ie mom) continues to do 1 v'er viRorous attacks from the Narnw line aluug the whole front, stoat tonw Continued on Fourth Pag.