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Manhattan Club 50 Year Ago j interesting reminiscence of a past genera tion of New Yorkers recalled by club's approaching fiftieth anniversary. In next Sunday's SUN. i Showers and cooler to-day ;aVmorr colder and probably lIioliet tetnnerature vesterd Metalled weather, mail uml in.-tsVis "3L laaCA: lovoga cnBoi is 'in JH'' VOL, LXXXITI. NO. 85. PERSONAL TAX LIST REDUCED BY $2,591,000 Oiii, 11.700 Remains After Hlxt.v-flve ( itinis Make Their Protest. BTATFS SYSTEM is I'ONDKMNED BY SAXE y .,,, mo Tax Commissioners y, . , ,,1 hy tin' advance guard of j crli'vnl clt liens reaultcd '..i IMM,- ( i ,,( estimated wealth being stricken eff he iipi eona I tax list, a rnlnction c ff '-:i per Stilt on 11: f the appraised l olHciala said they expected a r iter " -that It was the ex j,,., , . ,f the office that persons with Itgi m He protegta were alwaya first lo ni .. ir. while tin- "dddgerg" came In overwhelming numl-crs. a' the' time l mil nean-d eaplratlon, The same rnii" thi I a lo HI Til VSI nf swoin "ft taxes If applied to Dial "f I,T04,I05,M8 would leave al p,-: sunal assessment of $12,- present ,- stem of imposing taxes - v. rely crltcleed by Martin Saxe, I ,1, nt of the Slate Tax Commis- : a meeting of the joint legists commit I I' which Senator Mills: pel "t 1 1 VI . lalrman, Unless tin- people did1 e ij with the ayatem, he said, real ea (al luea in New York would decline In a point where the city would be un it ;, i . , nice; Its obligations. Kx-tlov, Olynn laaued a statement Issi nig '. ii which in- declared the gute Treasurer's records for the fiscal yell Just ended place the responot" bllit) i r me direct tax mi Gov. Whlt gimi in i nis colleaguea. TAX PROTESTS BEGIN imm hy I Iip ('iimiasaionrsi. tixtyflvt pvtsvoriai RRinal wimm a tn tttive jc-.Hici valuuthiii of $'.'.v.oo.7''0 bead been plaotd on thtlr sunal prop- t by Hm Tax I H-i-amnem appaarad baforc th Tax Commtaalonara, I V ho ;t tlrm "."Hf, mt Uiu tfuui of ) II flora the roiit N-e.-.-an nt Oft) lip . .rv" cAcU.. ' ,&tl, llHll IK'OII and Of tht orifjl $970U reinatncU. Kai Thi u. I irai mount iieid of i per ant. Misty men ; iworn off waa iatt than mi ot the tantatlvt iia waiit aa . trnlllna, thtir tfitlrt iUfis- in tv and (Miiy ilu emalnlns flvt will u - i iu) any taxta, r fvpptarad wart tho advanct luatd man) hurcda, iKrti.iirs ihu , Ms. g i I.- Kaittfwij partontt attataa and cuppum n mi tht IHI peraonaJ tax i. t-, . fral agyriavad ovar tht worn 1 . tuxini a in hunt w.s in inflat-lntf it tonal lafttasTtTif nta and who will irob- abl) pttti who! taalt rtfluctloni or ab-i avime fanoattatlonat Tht lotal per- ' H' l.ii propart) intcittmnnt. .in otisfinalty I UUioui 'I. u-.M'lit fl ttve HtiieMtljUM tiK- "t M,704,S05,9tltaf)d many perHoiut , tiu.t.j Uat nif ht that a th same' . of radUOtKill It mamtrtine'l until Nocinb r :hi. when tha weain oft i Mliotl i ,11 explrt, t here will remain' 0i. . 1 17,618 j to in taxed. N -.. . a tht Tax Dapartmanl te-1 lievcr", However, Uiart thlt paroajrtasjt will, l- kept up. for tht itiamin that tht early p. keiii . rule, are immsoii Who have , . I'oinplaiUt and want to Kot It out! i: Ihttr tyttttna Aaaiu only a tioin I I ll tniall number of assessment MnletM Itavra bttn Hunt out. Tht- ntieeM yol - '-ut at the rate of J.UOO or WO t dd .. ami in about a week or two II in rXitctaU a rush of kickers will j staii I .ti kei the OommisHiomuB 1 'i i i fuatlttanta busy. VMtarday't wa exetedtiiffly tame oonvparad 'i IhoifsH thai will bt hhl when all tht n li i o4olal InfarmarUon at to i f perwnal projierty ttiay art suiio.ti " ixwtM -. ftjkt lietrin X restuit lhB iUt.t 't . us to: toil to jose as mi 11 ion - airiw i ixiinj pui i(-'a- Halnti Uttatt Paotaalti Ti . conaplcUOUl assessment ix tn . i yaalarday waj that of Paul H I i ie, : Afrh-an OXpeOrtf and lee i Mi U:t,iuy Is In Africa, Tho tttornrj of his father h rat ate appHad tr HI exemption on tht xmund that M II lmy bvs in Mississippi and ft ; wefore a non-rtaldl nt. The cstatts, 1 1 attorney paid, was I ft to him In I- ilva la, The asst'ssuient waa svi- 0y The It. .int .;- were held by ITatldtnt Laa in I'urdy, Conrnilaalonara John J. llallta-ao, Kn. itMi.- It. Shipley. iMiaibts 'i Whitfl an.i tollln ll. tVoodward n"d A nts i i jomml salo nw CMartss V. : a I'' - Uarr) lllwitaur, Valentine X nil N , - I: Hooker ami Kohmer. h iicari) every instance warning was ( rii p, i hi applicants for relief of lbs 1 -I i i. n ,-s Hi,, i would follow if falHe i( uts wen- mads under oath. I 'resident I'urdy said that the Aral day ! 1 iring off i;- never a fair baala w i i, venture a guess as n what liu ii ne win bring forth. ' number who appear.'' he ssld, b i ni Kufllcieni, "i think that tbs tna '" tli,, cue rten oil the first few1 'ays know thai they are probably nit. I ' 1 to as sens met it." The i Set) w Stnoni qusntly lions o V" ' 'ommlssUillsri never look for the' itiiy taxpayei with grievances the early kt ketS Slid ioni- tn wen not surprised srheu I f i ne most conspicuous New aine in with troubled tales. i - i, i.i i'urdy continued to main Ii -I, e as io tiie mstbods pursued ''I Hie MBsessors in Using the tentative' "" - i valuation on real estate. He j i led iii it he couldn't talk abOUl Hint. I did say, however, that the depart-1 Sienl i is in iKisse-sion of infoi mat ion I pni I'sii.ing personalty thai II nevar a s, Concerning tin- corporation Ills, Mr, I'urdy said : . had i ,' mi t md- of assessing been changed fro ft . illways w ith the Intent ' '''.-in appiioallons for , orpors - tune to to obtain rsductliin ute haslJ o'll'l fill nihil all S issessment. Some years ago the assessment of dontsstlo cor- in .Manhattan WBS more in. in Coadsued on Fourth Page. U. OF P. MAN QUITS IN HUFF. Rtatnfcara-'a itepgM Reeeated laetraeteea It lasts ra Traetlaa c, PHIkADglPHtA, Oct, 4. In tht midst of the i ontrnvcisy our the illsmlss.il r Prof. Boott Searing by Um Unlverelt) of Pennsylvania 0OI1 1 tS (ho announce nil-lit to-night by .Janus II It Cromwell, atapaon of B, t. teteabury, a trustee of the university, ami chairman o( the board of directors of lbs Philadelphia Treotlon Company! that ba hai dlseon iitnn-d ins rouraa in economics at Penn sylvania boeauaa tnc Instructor ie-' clarsd "tin- transit company baa Phlla delphla by tha throat and is strangling it." "I think I illil what was right," ile- riat-cii Cromwell to-night. "When you are In a rlassroom and hoar your father Indirectly Ingulfed wouldn't you foal you! were Justified In SCtlngT" SPAIN WANTS TO MEDIATE. llfeNSO Hopes Wni-1,1 I'cnee Will lie gtgraed mi Had eld tiie-, hi f table Pssaotes m Tas bes, t.iNooN, Oct I. The afomlap Poal'f corraapondtni at Madrid attributes the full,, wmg ststsment to tin- Spanlah I'ri'imer : "flpgin continues to observe neutrality respecting both belligerents ami places at the disposal of either croup her diplomatic services should Uiey lie re quired, This neutrality will he preserved until the end of the war. "It is Spain's desire to do everything possible to promote the cause of peace. No other nation has a greater right to exert that ' i le. It is my hope, shared by the King, that the world peace will be sitOicil at Madrid, ,an event which Is not Improbable." SECRET REAM WILL MAY BE KNOWN TO-DAY Capitalist -Said to Have Left Prom sin. mm. nun to $100, 000, Third to Widow. Tbo a 11 -of Sormar n. Roam, nr gtanltar af tho National EtlatMiH Com I pny ami ll I'mtfl S'at; Ste-1 Oat Iitatlnii, wtll 4l lias baan K't HtTrt 1 siiirc hi daath laat labrttary ma u i last ba mail pubtic t hiimifh a oonfar i eiH-s to-monim liptwien COUnaal tot tha fr-tat ami rap maw ta tl vat f ttia .tato ompti'iU'r. who w.-ht-s Hchatlulaa and a oopy f tht will it' ordar t Uttpoae an Inharltancc tax. it ti ballavad tii will ilil.nfj of from 140000,000 to 1100,- 000,000. Tha main prOVlfllOflj of lh will, how I avar, aro rapoftad to in' an ftiiiwf: Ona1 thlfd 'f :h pMuip go to Mta. varuiiii" 'fmiiiiji Raam, tha widow; th ramaln ltiff tWOthlrdl are dlvtdtd into 'uil , barta. f which aaoh chUd Inhariti tit Tht wWow Kts i io Kaam aatate at Trompaon, C onn . valuta in tht million "in' in i mi .i .-.-,--! i ij.i 1 1 - - ii i."" i' known I lit I onwtci pp .pt ft : is I a W under i ho Uthtrttt scssctl at &,65B28 l Th will rev-.il alto for tho Aral time the fact that Louis Marshall Roam, I lie ounaTost ton 4 i orotd from an f pttrdlttoni a Broadway baauty. Than were mattiad i" I lolwiken lour i i ri aa. but Uou4t ltam m-ver Ifol hit fathar't approval the match, ami after the dlvorot he madt a tattlamant on h s wife that will make it unntottaar for her to coot 1 nut a staao carter. The Rtam wdi has remained inv- tar.v ever sinee it was taken from a utroim box m Nt a Vorlt md admlttfl to probate by Judut Kr-d Munyan in Tlmm paont ' onn. .Vi l.mah Ai oma Qanaral Dtnhara of t!oiinacUeui h'i.i that a I'mUtti Judst mutt thow H pro bated will on ratfuaat, .Ini !; Mun) an haj refuted to do 10 taVC lt a:i heir or counatli In tiie State ( ' ;npt i ollei "h offlei hon it waa nalil that unless the required III formation wax forthoomin thli week an appeal would Is- made t- i bv, Whitman and Burronrtt't Court action would b ttarttd. Bpadal counsel for the 'i:np- t roller, howtvtr, expts t toda) m ui ftrenct to end the trouble. ASKS WILSON TO CLOSE CANAL. Isov. II n fit ins IVnrs I'niinuin lilt eh Mny Not He leiir Not. I. PANAMA. ,,,t- 4. LlautOol. Chester iiardii.K. the atwlnttr In ohartft of the I'anama Canal Hoard, has racOnVTV nded to the S-retary of War the clootie. tha canal until November l. Oov, Hnrdlmj atatad that it would be Unpoaalblt to clear the channel before thai date be cause there was ovar a million cubic yardt in aijrht which muat b ramovtrd before a permanent channel is airen maintained The canal can be declared Officially doted only by an order from i'i aidant lleon, Cautatnt of the veatt belli up carded to tiieiir oomparriet i" In poaalblt that man) lie ordered around th Inal ruetlona it fsl" the vessels w ll Horn or elte u: the Tehauntepav routa, The steamer K.nland. whh h it 1 on. hat 100 Daaaenaart a boar ll o- Thc K ,, .inland is at I Tin- pasaen aoross t he l other. Tha a, With ,-iir- ni s in i be t l'o nst, rreo ,elhniil'.' ft i one ship to tli biff liners Siii,-na ami Kon j.,,es ior London, are 11. 'il 1 1 1 ai the Mm,, a.- em i. gome seventy ess, le ai t held up SLA TON BACK IN GEORGIA Hsuaveruor. i. resassaiad rri.nis'M gealenee. Retaeas Montr. Atlan ta. Oct, 4 - -l'Ix-i I.i crnof John M. siaion. wi"i left Oeorgla after tue. uutbrsak caused by his oominuUition ic the death sentence of Ueo M. Frank, coturned to Atlanta to-night, H has apenl the last three months on ihe I'acille coast. When Mr Slatou stepped fiom the rain ai m o'clock in- waa met hy several plain clothes pollcwmon and a nuinhcr of friends, w'hn hustled him Into an auto mobile and took him to his. hewne. The mnaraJ Dllbllc dOOS not V't know that the eg-Oovarnor has returm d. YALE TO TRAIN GUNNERS. trllll.-r llMttcry Will Be lnr lereil rr Ihe I'aUtpBS, New Havbm, Conn., Out. a oall for volunteers :n ii Vale artillery battery to l- e pei ed of IIS stllilelils III 1 ne Braduats mid undergraduate depart- I menu "f lbs university win ne issueo this week, tonlght 180,000 fo racke nea lull will Vale baai (tccordlnti to plans annoi The university will pontrlbute tin. construction of new bar , tin- campus and until then i.e held once a week in the i,.,ii cage, The Connecticut luard will give 1133, or aqulpmsnt, en. l.nojiard Wood and Presi Xalioiial i BH iin, MaJor- dent Hadle) or yaic aro "i sors ior the plan. An army uffioer will be sta lluiicd here to drill tin men. NEW YORK, TUESDAY. OCTOBER U.S. MADE TOOL TO BACK COTTON DEAL Heprpapittntive W. s. Howard's Frank rirpnliitpd blttratnra of Orowors' Society. NTORY Toi.p IN COURT Purl nf Tratltnony in Hearing of Promoter Charged With Mlnnaing Malls. .tolir M Hieen of Atlanta, GS v.oe I president of the CottSfl litnwers Co operative So-lety. described before Cnlted states Commissioner Houghton yesterday the rhenie through which the society is said to have made the i ; o v- ernmenl pay for ins printing and the mailing of some or it. best advertising ' mal e:- According to the witness the SOclet) was indebted for this aid to William Hcblsy Howard. Representative from the Fifth district of ileoruia, I whose frank was u-e,l m sending out the advertising matter .Mr. lireen testified as a witness for I Philip '. Wadsworth. one of the found. ers of the society, who was arrested ( here m August on an Indictment handed down by the Federal drand Jury of At- I latita branding the society's plan for I combining lbs cotton growers of the Seuiii as a fraud an, l charging Wads Worth with us ng the mails illegally. Congressman Howard became inter ested in the cooperative plan, socordlng to Mr. Oreen, and on July I91S, made a speech in the House of Represents. in the House of Kepraaenta. lives ailing attention to an Address de- ence that the report made t, nim oy llvered bj tVadesrorth at a meeting of Nival Constructor McBrfde, w-no re rcpreaentatlvea from the cotton growing I turned from Bntgland last we- k after states iii Washington in ju;. IS1I, i , a study of naval development in the1 till' Wll it is alleged. ongr.ssman Howard had tpread upon tiie govern mental record WadaworthVi full si tech boost i mc 1 he Cotton Urowefi Cooptra i t; Koelety plan .is the ts'st solution nf i tin- tiitti up problem of uooaaafull) mirketitiK he cotton crop of the Hotlth Thlt tpeechi Mr. Oreen Midi was ac I . ordtnxly printed In t he Oovarnmaitl print 1 1 ik ofllct and sent to t he so iet ' Ofltctt by the baffult and later sent out by Iht society tinder It present ! tlVt Howardi frank. The pamphteti accord Inc 10 Attlatant United States Attorney ' Btanton must havt been excellent ad- ' vtrttttnfft H tet forth, apparently under Congrtaalonal approval all tht detail of t he scheme for gathering together the cotton plantert of the South a nd hetpltif them to nnil ,1 mar kel fr their .-.tops at a Ft a pie price. j The Cotton O rower ' 00 pert i i so- I let) . according .0 some of 1 1 Utera- ttiti. WM to bt a 160,000.000 corpora tion It was 1 hire one superintendent and nine supervisor for ah of the 100 count let of the cotton belt. These men wi re to take charge of the garner ire "f the crop and ttorlng of it In 'arehoueee. Ti e . ii ton pl.i liter) ami the county 1 uperlntendenta and tuperi isors were t purehaae Mock in the nocltty which atH'ordlug 10 the literature would some .:.i', pi act a concentrated capital of t, 000,000,000 at the dltpcaal of plant tttt IhtlH freeing them from the burden; Import-) I on 1 hem by the cotton manipu lators lnder 'be old state of thlnga, the literal ore of tht compt ny nattti ed. the 1 11; top growart were being robbed of ? 1 1,000 a ear, bui the Wadtworth plan, i' declaretlt would place them on their "rightful inrone, pul a crowu on ii ;-' hinds and ere the ''hrlslmas belli ring again make them klngt and prieati of protperlt) " Huwaedt lettvltlet Relatea. Tin (Ira 1 Intimation that Congraa nut 1 11 iward had taken up tins tctttmt wan brought out atraugtly enough by fnniter I ' idled States Attorne Met try A Wi-si.. rounael f"i Wadsworth. at yrsterday't hearing before the Commls toner. After Assistant It ntted Mtatet Attorne) K M Stanton had timshedwith 1 i rxamtuatlou of cePretldent Oreen Mr. wise aaked the witness the following itueti ii!i "i ti ) uu know of any member of Cong r CUM who appeared to have taken an Interest in the plan of the society?" "Yes." replied 'Jreen. "William S hi y Howard, Represent at I vt from the Kifth din trie 1 of (leorgia. fleorglan hy birth and a man 'f wide knowledge concern In,!: tht rotton Induttry' "What form did hit lntere mani fest "' asked Mr Wise 'Well." anwered the whines, "the vlmpleal expression I ran give you as to thai is that nearly all the primed matter weui out on owardi frank. The com pan distributed one of Mr 1 owu rd't ppeechet in 'ougreai under his frank . It was sen 1 to the ofllct b lb hagful gild mailed out from ibere " A op of 'ungraaamuri 1 low a ids Speech delivered in Conaress on July 16. 1015. w is Introduced Into tvldenoti AMERICANS DIE IN BATTLE FOR FRANCE Tliirtccn Reported MlHBlng Aro Hclii'v ed iii Kvc Been Killed. l.iii ahtt fisspofes in Tas i I miis. iii i. I ii the recent i 'ham ilium,' tuililiiiu Ihii'lcen Amen -ans, all I in the Foreign Legion, gat their lives 1 i for franca. The i itesl to Paris give Hi's many thav .ne believed to ni list bmughl is mlsalng and o been killed, 1 They see i Kdmund '. tleitel of New Vork. a I great-grandson nf I"' Wltl Clinton i Paul I'avelka of Madison, Conn. ; l.leut, gweeny, who was at West Point; Jink Casey, ll Ne York artlsl ; Fi'-d Inn of Halt's t'reek, .la nes tlowd of Brook lyn, Frederick Capdevllle, Hon gcanlon, the negro pugilist i Blov Nelson of Mil- I wanker. Itohcrt Sollln I a 11 or .New urn linvld King "f Provldanos, I Muasrave of New Orleans, uel rank j yea A.!"!)4' Uocaer of New vork, a fornwr Hart man who hail a piiiinlsin cat r as a poet and author, and wrote gSVSraJ very am artloli tnr THS BUN dosoi'lll- lllg scenes al tiie front. 1 1 i ia i id W'lii h i' of i loslon, a he was wounded, arfnrmsd feats of nero-i- ,i win h his ihs subject "f cunversa- ti: varywnere in tne American meet ing places to-niuhl Though painfully wounded ho crawled ng wounded j sol. tiers relieving their suhTering ny in Jertlllg morphine ami doing w tint lie ,,iiii.i to dress their wounds, He was Anally picked up xhnuted and arried In the rear. 5 WILSON STANDS FOR BIG FAST SHIPS' Til vol's ii liapid Upbuilding Over ii Period 01 Soiiip Years. FOH BATTLE HI IsKKs HiiinVIs Atlthorites S Stntc mml That the Navy Badge! Win Exeeed ini w. WashimoToH, Oet. 4. Presldenl Wil son bid a conference witli Secretary Daniels ami Beprsssntatlvs Padgett, onalrman of the Mouse committee on Naval Affairs, on the naval progra a "n" this morning. It was the 'resident's first discussion of the needs of the navy Willi Mr. Padgett, and an bOUT was spent in listening t tin exmession of the hitter's views and those of the Bsi'issslj, The discussion was of a preliminary , character and the President's visitors did most of the talking. There aro' reasons for believing that the OOflClU sions of the Presldenl have tint yet pSBSSd beyond the stage of generalities,! and that neither he nor the General Hoard haj decided on the number - f' ships of each class which should he' authorized at the next session of I 'di gress. one fact was established, however, a a ir-iilt of the conference, namely ttiat tiie President will urge an appropriation j fiT otic or more battle cruisers as a part ,,f the next budget The nnvy n-ov has no vessel of tills type. Mr, Darriela said afier she confer present Wsr, had convinced him ttiat last wnrship of kwi nbaolutaty essential to hat -. rful tpes were a wall balanced 1 llHIilel I'nvttrej lt t nibri's. it h, 1 innleli : irorlaal Iteett unibrsto d thsit la inclined to favor the Mr. i atl 11 f -. n uisors t lie com If I, It is Pttpr-ihahle. how plete.l li that appropiiatlont aiii actually In made for more than two at the next session of Conaj-es. Naval authorities said to-day that the leneral Hoard will favor provisions for battle cruisers otil) with tiie under standing that tin sacrifice of dread nought! is entailed in the building pro- grammt Seretary Maniels would not dlsclOtt the number of submarines provided for in the tentative propramtne. Me aae the Impression, however, t hat he does not intend to permit his enthuelaem for the .submarines to lead him into over looking the Importance of the capital ships in modern naval warfare "gome months hko, ' said the Sec re -taty, "everybody wa talking subma rines. More recent! the penduhtm hat swung m favoi of battlaahlpt 1 am steerlni the middle coti rs etatnl ial to the building of a w-eii proportioned nnvy." aVcretar) DanlcH aOUM make no com ment on the report that he ts tentatively committed to a programme foe the ex pendlture of $115000,000 on new ships, but be authorized the statement that 'in building programme as a wholt w-ui be targgr than that of last vear He declined to say. however, that he would recommend the construction of mora battleship than be asked for last year. Hit recommendal hm then was for two, while the General Board recommended four I niillnl Mil. Mr Panli is s authorised etaicment lo i tin- conclusion that he king for two battleships ind on, or possibly iwo. It Is considered cer .lay icii many t otitemplates sj again title vear battle cruisers tain thai tli' Administration will not ask Congress ai tine time for more thai four capital ships, la regard to ine battle cruiser pro. posal think Dps Secretary IlllllielS is highly of suggest Ions uf shin worked out h ile III si for a new luef i 'on struct Taylor ami 01 n officers ai the Nav liepartmeut, 'this veasel, t-onteinnlated. is lo he a cross I now t ween u battle raiser ami a scout i miser ll is proposed that the ship shall have a speed of sfi knots, or more than that r,r the fastest dealroyer In th. United S'atfs navy, anil carry two. or poeetbl) four. 1 I Inch guns Thus the vessel Would nave the sieeil nf a fast smut ami at the same time 1- able to Urn a larue hell at l.iiiL' range On the other hand, the ship would have 10 b. very llghtl) armored ami could not carrry many heavy guns o decision has been m ule with re. yard to this proposed new type a- com i iil red to the battle cruisers developed i: Kurope The general avy is in fsvi cspabls "f a Opinion through- nut the vensels ma no ir ir of a dlvli 'lilt arc! on of run'' limn V III! n.le The impression here is that weeks will elapae before the I'm reaches anything Ilka a definite i stou as to the volume of .1-1 ll.il -.tulip sldent i onolu- ippro- nrtatlona to he urged en i'! gn-HS. There has been a fairly deAlllte understanding for some time that the presldenl w-as resolved tn gbavs the army and navy programme well below I t'.nn iino.oiio and Hisslhly below MOO,-1 000,000, li is understood thai the P esldenl cautioned gecretary Daniels ami Mr, Padgett to-day against any unnounce. mellts us to tin' details of the tentative programme, pointing out ttiat a careful consideration "f ways i.,l means Ut financing the programme must he had before any final decisions an- HsslblS. The President has tentatively decided lo recommend a bond issue lo defray the cost of additional army ami navy de velppment, Officials have gained the impression that the Prssldsnl is Inclined to depend upon a progressive building programme OOVI ring the next several years to meet the requirements of public opinion n is sspaoted thai his recommendations will lay emphasis on putting Ho' navy Upon a virtual equality with any navy pf tin- world within from tlve to eight FEAR IN CUBA OVER DR. B0BO pfioaad I'vaalilaul t 1 1 h 1 1 mi KoMovart Uaaalaaaatoi yptti'i' l9bt$ iieipalch t Till Si s. Max i Or. I (! of liuyti, whu tha fle- i ii iaad i raaident htm Im4mi l ' ii:in- a: HamlaaTQ 'ubiie i j ii sons lanumo n nnrt hi comiiHlrtutei mauy i r wiuun have inniifii ihi'ti' olundav tiuety. 'piie Ouantanamo newipaipff ari unff' ma the Qovammenl to ltitraaaa prat-au thins afalnat a ncgio mu'ising. 1915. npvutin. loir,, by ihr sun Prtntinp gad PaMlsfiMf AaeoefaMog, BULGARIA ALLIES LAND TROOPS IN GREECE; GREAT RUSSIAN FLEET OFF VARNA " $IRG05CHYl MONTE V mm 7Hr Q nLS C ivegfo A. 7vWofia l&DLHLn R EP0ST8 from several sources lmiica (1) or is about to lie landed then- to oppose the Austro-dermnn attack on Serbia. The arrowed lines from Salomon Indicate how such it force mitrht lie distributed, the major part oaiinj; north to the Serbian frontier and other force, being sent to the Bulgarian frontier (4) in the north anil in the dis trict of Kavala. BEGINNING OF WAR'S END, SAYS TENNANT Ri'itisli I'tidcr Sorrctan (lines Thiil Roi't'lli I'.Miit .lis(if tin Ifope. ls I.,, MM present courage -,'4l ' lhlf fiftpnf' : s. i let 4.--The Tin Si v ticceaa of the on. -rations Is -lie h as to en-' the lioji,' that tt the beglu- ' nillK of the end," said 11. .1 Telinani.' i Parliamentary Under Secretary for w ir, I to i he eerrespondenl of Tut: BON U" day, In reply to a question about th' probable duration ,,f tin- war, Mr Tan nanl said i "Unlike the risrmans, we are not so meticulous as to fix a date or llmS table of days or hours All we sa 'S that we havi set our tiilml purpose, and. iss of our sons. , ami plans horrible as of those we to a definite may be the It hold dearest , veil more In put noes read) to saorlflcs impllshmont of our tlthough It may be t art) m im In ttpress much, II must he patent la art who have watched the progress of recent even's that a vei a"'"l Start nM ii made to press the ii,.lll hack. ami secure Ihe eventual evacuation of Belgium, am very glad to say this at the present lime and I ai" delighted to semi tiirouifh Ths scn this message America, 11 me tall Americans t" at om c how we apprecla ami K I W'll Uel 'I' their aytnnathy reallaa th.it in Hllhacrlblni l I"1 AiikIo-Kri'tu-h loan thay arc nol putting tnwr monty on tho wrong home 'tun' hopeH it win not aauttpa notice how iim a purl han been played bj ihe nffleern aw wen of all anna in the ii arm"- 't li nol itxy ar daalrable it 'lnao, out any particular force f"i larger maaaura nf pralaa I ban If given In In- t I. QUI It WOUld hi Iiwh than human to withhold one admiration from ihe ftue parformanee bf the man of our new nrtnlaa ia aell knoan, all i " volun (af) arnnt" are nf a mauu!tule un pumllalod 111 the hintory of this co.in- trs .mi much greater than had ever indeed could poaalbly ha ve been I ticionted in lime of peace. Hngln n ' as uai io man pad only for defotn inn Offence Many of uh fi ticm ami fine spirit raiHcii on .in- voluntary .i.ic 'i .i i t i Bar f(,rt tl that in i.Tec. a aitialler army lyatam i prf ralaed on i he st, iii of coinpuleton "it ma v Inlareal AmerlcH to know i hat the future of i he ullled arm I on thf queetlun of niunlttone Ii ie itured. n- w mnchlnery ha been eet up ami ample provlilon made so that for to-morrow and neiti year anil tha auc" cciMllna yi'arn uh Ion: as It may Iia tietetiaar our armlea ami thoaa "f mr ;,nicK will hi adequately equipped, ruirlng tha racanl offanah a lha axpen dlturo of ummunltlon haa been on an c imrnunis wa Id let tn M ' , hOW aver( Miere nead ba no apprahenaUui fur ihe futurti I deatre t emphaaiaa algnlHcant)y that our last ahot hai not been Hrod h a Inna a.t. I icrmaiiv' boasl was t hat hi wii frohl a aa liuiautal i aliltfi We have ahoa u tin' fallacy u thai. U Is not our habit tQ boaat, hut wg have a J"li on that We Khali Mnlah and Anlah as It should he tlnlshed." V IGNORES say- that a kue A despatch from Rome -ays that a strong Rus sian fleet appeared "tr Varna (2), the Bulgarian port on the Mack Sea. Large numliers of Austrian and German troops tinder Field Marshal von Mack- ensen are said to lie concentrated at Temesvar, Hun gary (.'II, for the advance through Serlda and Bul garia to Constantinople, the supposed route of the advance lieing shown by an arrowed line. GERMANS RETAKE POSTS LOST IN ARTOIS DISTRICT Recapture Important Point r mm nonenzoiiem KeaouDw- artillery Active in Champagne. tHMi'd ' 'nt . flefgenA , Tin sin 1'aihs, Oc . The Kreiioh Infantry attadka were eontlnueil in Artoia to-day and las1, ntghl with great snerg) alight ira",e were made, the most important l-e HIS at the inti ways south or m let ma i, counter i -section of tlve liu enchy, ami nunieri t tacks were repuls Hut in Champagne cessation 'f Infant the heavy grtllle IhUlldroua than lot there was a complete try fighting, although rv firing wa- mors several ,ias. Th.' ground won at the live highways Ait, ,is hud to lie relinquished this enfng because of a fterce i term an inter attaint, hul else where the iler llts Mere kept ajl bay. A I pod ,-eller ,ei artillery engagement devel a the V'osgns near Harttnanus Kopf ami at the From h positions ast of Cetlea-eur-Plains ian attack was thrown I rii, nighl cotntnunluui ws : strong og. was as ler- fol- In Artoli tli- battle from tn-n. h tt 1 1 en, h raged durtni tha entire dgy on tin ereatv to the aouth "f Oivenchy. The enemj whim able to regain a foot" mi; at tin1 In tar ctlon of ilvi nigh waya (captured laai nlghtl, Hf aa repulaed al ail other placea In aplte of tiie violence of in- repeated counter attackt. The if well- gfUllery angaaementa of particular fterceneaa fend exchangee Itatween i lenrh puna t u i he aoul h of l hi St'tnine, iji l In s tin'- nt' Ltsotis. mid of t 'haul nes, ajt well aa to t he north nf the A i -in-. In the Valhy of I. a Mletti ami an thi- tanal from the Ai-ic to the Mat-tie, u ti far an tha envlrona of SapuiinMil. a i neiny aeroplane was brouuhl doWsii Inalde our llnea The two oltk'ara who occupied Hie machine were made p laonera, in ihampague tha enemy again dl reeled a tin- of mphyxlatlng bornba "n our ntwltlona and n oui" rea r llnea, Uui artillery replied lo this action vary eiwagetlcally. on tin- eaatern bordera nf tha At wont a' foreal our heavy battel lee fit ugh I with ihvir the an enemy col umn mi t he march from ita uiny to Apremonti in the V'oaaea we repulaed after a lively combat an enemy attack agalnat cur inshix it) t in fiisi of ielleesur 1 Maine, Ther was a vary vlolant Itombardmeni by both ldea at Mart manniwailer Kopf Th,- afternoon communique' wa it foltowai VVe have eoutluued to make progreaa to the north of Ai t m the roreel of Oivenchy ami a Mill n 110, Mere we occupied I ha cKautroade of flva hlghwat a, There his IUHn alntoKt nonl i'iuoum fighting with hand grenade ., mi iitmiiis, iiccompanled hy artillery fight ini from each aide, in the vicinity of ig)tienuevlcrea ami nf Nouvron, in the iMiampagne dlatrlcl thete has urtlllcr) fighting In the vicinity of tin- Nuvurln farm, Veal erday eve ning two counter attache on the part of ih eurmy th north of Uaanli were rtpuNftl The night paaaed quietly "u the re mainder of tin front une of our air stituutron h;is thrown ULTIMATUM; From French; Drive Jritish down ,. tha gabions ra Iroad station ai Mi : no fewer than fort shells of Ilea hav fro: Jim ! ll i') calibre, Other French aviators e continued tha bombardments n the air of the rSllKKid lines, tlon pednta and railroad stations hi, l the i lermnn front. i GERMANS WIN REDOUBT. Ilrlll.li II, POCl III., of 111. llolten oii.'rn Defeaee, .--, mi faSfs Hesselet f Tnr ges, i.ovpox h i t. The official p bureau to-nlghl made the foil, ovum an nouncenteni : Hlr John Piench reports that vaster. ,1 i afternoon ihe enemi commenced a rav bumbardmeni and delivered re- PSted attacks across th-n open held tin i in-t the t renchee bal w tll t he qua ea it V Vrmellea ami the Hulluch load. Their attache a er pi esii tern 1 1 . hut all were repnNetl w it h aeverp less to tiie enetny( who '.' ie. i t,i itach the tranchets further to tiie northwest the enemy rct'iiptured tm- greater porting or the llnhenaeilorn redoubts a ion- the re tnaitulcf i'f the ffont tha situation 'n unchanged, The prea bureau alao announce, I that r)lr John Prench ier-ue.i an order of the day apprei latlng the gallant work ihuie :i tiie aviation COrpa in the itrent creat battle, ALLIED LOSS 190,000, i Merman a -ii Thay n i t aTereil I r it aa Hawk Kaanalii 1 Special pftpatch roTm stis. Hkiu.in, via Atn-terilam. Oct 4 I'hf Herman Oen ral staff isuel eatfaaatei tOday putting Ihe lun" to tlin Allies Ini kllledi wound) 'i ami prteonera in the r- : cent flghtiui in Artoia ami fjhampagne at lao.ooo The Krench loaa la eatlmated at 180,000, the M 1 1 1 i s h at tlerman loaa, !.' was aatdi W tlfth of i hul total fiii.nitft. The as about ona Reviewing the situation on the great em front the Merman Qeneral staff taya thai Men. Joffre planned lo force the iitcrmanM to retire over the entire front. I but that the blggeat gain Of the allied trnopa waa nftei n mtiaa, "The result was due chiefly to as pin xlating gaaea uaed by the French." aaya n" (leneral staff. "Hy no stretch t.f the imagination ''an tiie eucceanea of ill, ll ies be called brilliant victories, nota lihatandini the fact mihi they had In ip from mo-i .( tin- munition factories I of the world, Including thoaa of th I Lnltad States The folio wing itatemanl w-as laauad bj tiie War' department to-day retrard j ing opera tlon a on tha western front : rive monltora appaarad early ya terday morning before KeeiiruK.i (Belgium) ami directed fruitlaaa tire Hgalliat I im COMB I . Three Hel- j hi. in luhabttanta fall vlotlraa, t mr atl tCKing operation ft gal nit the British front north of l.noa, whence a fruitless sortie was under taken by tin amy during the night intH one pneltlon weat of Halsntv made further ptoirress. Smith of Me Sointiex brook the Cnnt t N ' on Srrond lao. jpi! PRICE ffTENTS. - .'te- ass French Force at Saloniea Ready for Advance to .loin Serbians CZAR'S THREAT NOT TO BULOAB PEOPLE Wanting Directed Solely rniiist Government at Sofia. 250,000 TEtTONS ON B0RDER.F0K DKIVfl Gen. vim liorted Rto Mackensen Re to Have Loft ian Front. tpr-m' ' 9hH ti0potrh Tin Si a London. Oct, In tl'" ftngi-lCa of . nlclal newa the london newtpaperl ;isume this momlng that BUlgftftt i, ignored iii1 ultlmotum aent ea terdas hy Ruaala and that war ia con arquently carta ln This imposes upon Oi it Hritaln." says the Dglfj Moil, "the necessity of providing for and maintaining yt an other lame army.' Further conflritiatlon that the Ger mans are aiding i ' Hiilgarlana n their nggraaatvc dealgna la contained it a late deanaich from Attn na which rvya that aUili'l German mechanlcg are being sent from Conatantinopla to Bulgai ia. Tin sunt" meaaage adda that Mx t lerman aviators hai a arrived t Si na. They are to operate with tha Bulgarian fl Ing corpa, Ttaaa i.imii Haa K a pi ran it ta aaaumad thai the twanty-fottff houra Riven lo Mu Uai ia foi an an.t war o tha Ruaalaii ultimatum have i laiaaaj. although the ia t hour at winch Mia um ma turn waa daUveretl la nol known here, it la reiwrte! thai tee rlrat seora tar of t in Ruaalan I inbaaaj at sotia, aoUliff for M. Savlnaky, the Minister, who is ill. humled the note to I'ratnlaT KadoHuvofl at i o'clock Kundti) aftar nooUi in which caae the tw-ht -four houra expired at about a m. m mUy. New ork time. Then- are now two teal on till ona hrre i reapactlng Bulaarla'a declalon whether, t t nit l is. it waa tie tint tely com mil mealed to Ruaala or allowed to be lufarred j through alienee on Bulgtuia'a part. Tha j T i tuts aaya thai until li is learned thai i n breach has act ually oooui n n may j he hopad agalnat hope that the Mill I carta n people will not allow King Keidi I nand a aeoond time to oonauinmaia a ' faasajgj j...('h -auiist lead them to dlaaatagi it must , e ownad, howevoi. thai t het only t he alenderaat Juatlfloal ion for any hope. i 'pinion is eiuaiu hopeteea at latro grau, where ttie otia (joverumem is ra I garded aa complete! dominated hy Oar many and Auatrla if anything were needed to at re ng then the belief tnat tha Bulgarian Kihk itud itovernmani ar ; pledged to the Teutona It would ba found m unofficial information to I effeet that Bulgaria did mu replj to tha 1 Allies' recent pttipcsals. Mali roa i Her vice glowatad . The latest direct news from Sofia, sent unlr date "f October 8, is that all paaaanaar trafflo to and from Bofla haa heen atopped by military orders. Apart from thie there liaa been nothing aincg September SO ew of tiu action, if any. taken by i the (Sot ante Ptowara in lha face of i 1 Bulgarian menaee U little more practae, ! Telegraphed quota! ions from Atheng j newapaperta ami deapn4chaa from oorre lapondenta In Athena certainly Imply that Inn ai Wed foroa haa heen landad at s.i. I Ion I oat but there i not hi im onVtial ,n) tbta effeet, That Premlar Vaniialoa la formally proteotlng the a tual or pro loaad landing of teooia is apparent, bin n is aaaumad 'hai tin pro teal i merely narXunctory and is not Intended ti nvet i uoh a landing, The Vanlaaloa nawapupera dechire tha' tha Kntente Cowers hava given mo I explicit aaaiirancea that (here will h action detrimental to flreek tnieraata, ami riie caJtnnaaa with whih tiio latalinu, whe'her it haa Mutually nocurred or inutandlnCi has been received Indicate;. I tha! th, i iraek Qpi eminent and poop " nol a orrying. LAND AT SALONICA, ie tin e rm Hand I to vaave in Ralkaaai It0iint ''nf.? fritttrh tn Tnc Si d- I4ONDOM1 1 ''t i Tim Kntauta io ha va liitnletl 1 itaips at Si lor n 1, a berg they have probabV) already entrained to join tin Serbian army and1 aid in i I pal l ni a Menu. m or Bulgarian Invaaion. An Athens dea patch aayx th.it the ofii clal Qovarnment oruan announces tha' allied trOOpa have heen landed at Nuionica. The foroa la made up fo;- tlin most part of Kremh void ler Two poa trful y Jng off Varna, RuaatHii aquatlron 1 a r e the principal Bulgarian Black Sea port, gaJontca, Kxten tlon a 'ire under Babaatopoli w hen collected Thoaa says 1 ysaeic from live military pre para way al d -sa ai 'I t ranaporl i hitva bei movementa ata taken to indicate a Kus-ian attempt to land troops Varna as soon as (ha naval forces have reduced the Inauffr lent for ttncatlona. yield Marahal von Mackenarn ha n .ir- rlved m the Serliian front ler, -.n s a Buoharaal daapatch, i" aaauiue ciuumaiul of the Auatrossterinan fo; press liito Srrhl.i. Thi.. baaed on official statement) respondent n h it conic lent authorlt) t me hundred thoui n 1 ahoat to newa , out t from IV -l M '.nil L. 1