THE WEATHER FORECAST. '
Fair to-day; to-morrow untattled, with
probable thunder showers.
Highest ttmperature yesterday, 78: lowest, 64.
Detailed weather, mall and marine reports on page I,
IT SHINES FOP, ALL
VOL. LXXXIII. NO. 339.
NEW YORK, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1916. Copyrfont. IMS, by thr, Hun t'rtntlng and Publishing Association.
Jrr.fr I lit and Newark. J TWO CENTS
Furious Counter Offensive
Drives Teutons Out of
FIGHT WAY lTr TO
SLOPE OF HILL 320
Trendies Between Thiau
mont and Fleury Are
BIG GIWS PREPARE
FOR FRESH ATTACK
British on Somme Front
Find Kaiser's Forces
Are Xow Stronger.
to.vnoN, Aug. 3. Fleury has been
eempletely reoccupled by the French
Hoops In the course of their vigorous
ounter offensive at Verdun. Attacked
mutancou'ly from the northwest and
x'utheart, the village wax doomed de
pile the strong defences the Germans
1 a '1 organized.
Resides this, the French took all the
t-fticlies between Kleury and Thlaumont
And in thr slope of Hill 320.
At Clienols, where they lost ground
Tuesday, they recaptured most of the
territory to-day. so that practically all
the Hermans had won by their revival of
the assault on Verdun has been swept
Tay. There Is evidence that the French
sre not through, for their artillery con
tlnues to pound away at sectors of the
frur.l with a vigor which can spell only
the preparation for further Infantry
The prisoners captured on the right
h.nk of the Mouse since August 1 now
total I.T.'iO. not Including the wounded.
With the exception of gains esrly In
the day by the French, who penetrated
the Herman lines at Monacu farm. 10
advance of Importance was made by the
Allies on the front along the Somme.
nnr did titer lose any ground.
Not yet reconciled to the loss of Del
vllls wood, the Germans sent a strong
force against It, with disastrous results,
for the' British waited until the enemy
was In close range, then opened Ore, do
Itir heavy execution.
Intent on Improving their position west
of Pozleres. the British shelled a Qer
roan stronghold between that village and
Thlepval. The fire was so effective the
garrison fled, only to be caught aa It
i-rossed the open ground by the Are from
the British field suns. A little to the
1st of this the British gained a hit of
ground north of Baxentln-Ie-Fetlt by a
Th- Hermans kept up a barrage fire
wast and southwest of l'oxlerea all day
w tier man llrahlp.
For the second time the presence of a
rr type of Herman aeroplane 011 the
western front Is noted. American avlu
tois with the French urmy sent on to
.uth inside the Herman lines a few days
go. A British aviator encountered an
other tu-day. Presumably a new model
tu been evolved by the Oerman design
n ns a result of their study of short
omlngs of the earlier kinds.
The lull In the fighting on the Somme
front Is due solely to the fact that the
Hermans have had time to recover from
'he staggering blows delivered against
tficm In July, a correspondent at British
army headquarters In France writes.
"The enemy Is beginning to get back
his wind," says this correspondent. "Our
.'tacks Inflicted upon him very heavy
ami In certain quarters quite unexpected
lose... but he still Is able to nil the
.ips In his ranks by bringing forward
arse reenforcements, Including many
hMvv guns, and put up a big barricade
"He also Is powerful enough to or
tnlze and endeavor to push home
counter attacks. While we hold and
ronsolldate our gains, we take all neeea
ry precautionary Hieasurss te Insure
Us success fit further operations.
"How long the present lull will last
I do not know. The great preparations
on the part of the Uermans demonstrate
their anxiety, but they demonstrate aa
U the need on our part to feel our way
ith a prudent respect for the strength
of the enemy."
All the correspondents etnptitulie the
Vast scale of the Allies' operations. One,
"(erring to the French front, says tele
rph and telephone lines are atrung
rwhere. There are 12.J00 miles of
Hl'Phone wire behind one twenty mile
etlon of the front. The countryside Is
Mmm with railways. When the glgan
U labor of bringing the big guns to the
st points and Insuring every battery a
continuous supply of ammunition Is ac
ff"nplhhe,j the next stage of the often
we will begin, he says.
The heat contlm-es to be Intense.
STOKHOD FIGHT RAGES.
Kasalan Desperate In Atteaspt tm
(let to Karri.
London, Aug. 3. Desperate fighting
' In progress along the Stokhod Hlver.
wnrre the fiermnns have a strong;
Position and are determined to hold It
the last possible moment. No de
lon has been reached nnd the aa
"ults nnd counter attacks continue
"nrrmltlltiBly day and nlsht. On the
rf,ult of the battle now ruglng de-P"-nrls
thn ftu nt Kovel.
While this is the scene of the great
t hattle on the eastern front, tho
ilusslans are rontlnulng their dtlve
ut)i of Stanlslau; they ore trying to
rre? further west, itlong the rullroud
frm Brody to Lemherg, nnd the Oer
Wnns lire making n counter thrust far
! the north In the neighborhood of
r-mnrgnn, due east of Vllnn.
At Smorgon they resorted to the use
"r asphyxiating gas, but the Russian
"port asserts they were warned In good
urn and Inflicted heavy oss when tha
Continued on T4rd Page.
2 CHIMMAT PLAYl
One Girl Terribly Worn led
Before Policeman Comes to
Rescue in Arm way.
Mary Mlmnaugh, 4. was arnt down
stairs last night from her home at AO"
Park avenue to wait (or her father.
Michael Mlmnaugh, to return from work.
But at 4 that 4s a Ion way, and on the
Journey Mary met a little friend and
they had a chat and the friend told her
of a new place to play.
Getting to It wai half the fun. You
went to the Park View tinartment. nt
1497 Madison avenue, and icuttled down
cellar before the Janitor saw you and
then up some dark steps and along a
Parnate, where you could we the tight
at the end. Just like a cave. Finally
you wriggled through an opening In u
fence, and there you were.
Mary and her chum did all these
things, and presently arrived In an en
closure with towering palings all about
it. Hardly had they Nettled down to
play when two savage Lngllsh bulldogs,
with hardly a growl of warning, dashed
upon them. Mary' friend slid back
through the opening as one dog .mapped
nerceiy at ner nuttering skirt.
The other bore Mary to the earth.
sinking Its teeth In her shoulder. Doth
tnen leaped on her, biting her repeatedly
and mauling her from one end of the en
closure to the other.
Two policemen were called by women
In the neighborhood and killed the dog
after a fight with one.
Chnrles Argello. superintendent of the
Park View apartments, owner of the
dogs, was served with a summom to ap
pear In Harlem court this morning. The
little girl, badly lacerated, was removed
to Harlem Hospital.
D BOAT SLIPPED BY
ALLIED GUARD SHIPS
Cruisers Still Patrolling Knads
Deutschland Passed I'n
seen Near I1. S. Craft.
Norfolk, Va Aug. I. The allied
cruisers patrolling the entrance to
Hampton noads to prevent the depart
ure of the German submarine merchant
man Deutschland were In position within
sight of shore to-day and there was
nothing to Indicate they were aware of
the passage of the Deutschland tut
through the capes last night.
Capt. Hlnech. who on bonrd the tug
Thomas F. Tlmmlns directed the de
parture of the Deutschland. said to-day
that the underwater freighter passed
unobserved within one hundred yards of
a I'nlted States destroyer on neutrality
duty about a mile oft the capes. He
also disclosed that the submarine sub
merged twice on her way down the bay
to test her engines.
"When no tralhc was In sight the
Deutschland took a dive while running,"
said Capt. lllnach. "She went down
until only four Inches of her periscope)
was showing above the water. Then I
dropped behind to see at what distance
the wake of the Deutschland or the foam
crest of the periscope could be seen. At
400 yards, with glasses, I could n -t sen
"In the afternoon we started for the
capes. The destroyer was passed In the
dark. Later, when I reported that the
Deutschland had cleared the enpee and
was on her way to sea the ofllcers aboard
the destroyer seemed surprised They
bad not obsenert her at all. So you see
that the British and French ciulsers off
ahore hadn't the slightest chance of find
ing the Deutschland."
When the vesselH were a mile off the
capes the submarine Increased her speed,
and the men aboard the Tlmmlns, which
had stopped, watched her as she sped for
tliu open sea, A mile away all her lights
suddenly disappeared. Capt. Ilinsch
said he knew the vessel submerged at
that time, when a mile Inside the three
In response to questions regarding the
prospects of the Bremen, sister ship to
the Deutschland. arriving In American
waters, Capt. Hlnsch said: "you can
depend upon It that If the Hremen was
coming In the near future I would not be
rrturntng to Baltimore and neither would
SEEING NEW YORK A NEW WAY.
Parals-sed Mntorla Vlrir. rn. hni
.Vrvrr Leaves Car.
Tarrttown. Aug. 3. George W.
Thomas of Hcranton. Pa atopped at
Tarrytown to-day on an automobile
tour. Thomas had scarlet fever when
nine months old and It left both legs and
one side paralyzed.
When a young man he entered the
general Insurance business. For twenty-eight
years hs has never left his bed
In his office. He conducts most of his
business over the telephone and has a
patented receiver and sender fastened
to his head. He makes as many as n
thousand calls a day and knows every
number from memory.
Thomas told friends he wanted to see
New Tork. As he weighs 400 pounds
and Is helpless, this was a problem. He
had a harness made with which his
friends could carry him. With three
friends he left Hcranton Tuesday and
passed yesterday In New York, but could
not leave his car, While sealed In his
car he dictated for two hours, and one
of the party addressed postal cards to
friends at home.
Trade Treaty Dennnelatlon Opens
the Was- tn War.
AnsTF.r.nAM, via Ixindon, Aug. 3. A
despatch to the Hanclelsbtad from Berlin
aaya Italy has given notice to Germany
of the termination of the Herman-Italian
commercial treaty of 1801, which would
have expired at the end of 1917.
A despatch from Paris last Tuesday
quoted the I'rfff I'nrWen as saying that
It understood that Italy had denounce!
the commercial treaty with (lermany,
thereby leav'ng the way clear for a dec -
laratlon of hostilities between Italy and
Hermany. The newspaper said Ihe ex-
lulence of the treaty wan the only reason
M,t.l.h lt.il n..v.nl.il O.rmAiii. trrttrt ,1.
"t.''i ,. .........
daring war on Italy,
Schooner Launched at Rath,
Bath, Me,, Aug. a.Ttie rour masted
schooner (.', I', Meugsl, Jr., wus launched
her in.rijv. Tha craft rarlstra ail
.rni. la anl In IinlavllU. If v
and will hall from Pernacola, Fla.
NEWS PRINT SCARCE,
Size noorensed and Kronomies
Forced In Avert" Famine
MILLS HlX AT CAPACITY
Unable In Care for Increased
Dentil ml and Surplus
Unless theie Is a conceilcil curtailment
of waste of news print paper sav Ing
that can be effected only by reducing the
slir of newspapers, refusing unsold
roples and cutting off the drain of ex
changes newspapers of the United Htates
will be on the bread line, figuratively
speaking. Tliey will be compelled to '
take their matcilal on allotment, receiv
ing no more than manufacturers can give
them from vanishing supplies. That a
famine In news print paper will result
within a few months unless these econo
mica are effected was the prediction of
paper manufacturers yesterday.
Only a husbanding of resources by the
papers themselves, particularly those of
New York, can stave off the crisis, It was
admitted throughout the trade. There-Inn VfUfM tVAT IA1
fore the announcement printed In Tim!JO AiflrTif UCiAU lit
SUN and other papers of limiting news
dealers' supplies strictly to sates and the
agreement of publishers of Manhattan to
decrease the else of the papers met with
At the present time In the t'nited
States ami Canada fifty mills ate work-
Ing three shifts of men eight hours dally
and six das a week. Their output for
June the last compilation was 140,151 J
tons, representing 95.4 per cent, of their 1
maximum production, the highest efll.
rleticy ever attained in me industry
This output represents an Increase of!
.uuu tons h monin mrr inr omr ii
.lune, 1915, but even this tremendous in
crease has been Insufficient to feed the
demand. Full production has had to be
augumented by 5,000 tons niori a month,
which was drawn trom a rapidly depict
ing reserve stock.
Surplus f.radnallr Shrinks.
Surplus stock has been swallowed up
at this rate for several months now. At
tr end of June only 65,191 tons re
mained In storehouses that at the same
time last year held 91,97 tons. The
minimum is In sight, appreciation of
which fact brought the newspaper pub
lishers to their agreement on Tuesday.
' . .. . . 1 1 I m
Were production to cease to-day there is
not cnoush news nrlnt DMDer stored to
keen newspapers alive for ten days. It,
has been necessary for the publishers'
mutual good and the benefit of the news
reading public to curb the tendency
toward Increasing the stxe of papers at
this time of year.
The figures cited here for June wilt
take n considerable advance In October,
usually the banner month In the news
paper jear. As a rule circulation In
creases In the fall anil advertising keeps
apace with It. As a result more pages
have to be added to the dally paper
and the Sunday takes on unusual bulk.
Without the measuies taken by the
publishers this fall's Increase would wipe
out the total production and tha reserve
stock. Fur this reason Till: Sun's rule
to refus unsold copies will become ef
fectlve on Monday.
It may be asked by the public, "Why
did not the. paper manufacturers antici
pate this tremendous lucreae In de
mand?" They did, so far as It was
humanly possible to anticipate u pi as
perity. Since June, 1915. there lias been
added to the mills of this country and
Canada 15 per cent, more facilities for
turning wood Into paper. When tin
orders were given It seemed, according
to the manufacturers, uu extremely risky
venture to InstslI additional machinery
on conditions temporarily roseate. It
J, ., " . 7 n V . .
count for the greater call for paper, and
a cessation of the vvur possibly would
bring an end to the growing demands.
Yet the machinery won Installed and
now most of It Is In operation.
Workliia nt Capacity.
mills are ut the peak of their
capacity. They ran turn out no more,
although they have the materials and the
men. In June of 1!H5 the mniVnum of
efficiency derived from the r..nt-hlnery
was 78. S : this year it reached the mark
With machinery making this n-tord,
men operating the day around and ever.v
other aid given to production, still the
I outlook for the fall falls to brighten.
(ew mum cannot ue pui up in wceKH or
even months; generally It takes a year
and a half to get a mill working. New
machines have been ordered ; In n few
weeks several that turn out fifty tons a
day will be In operation. Hut thce,e
added to the machines now producing
cannot save the situation at the present
rate of consumption. Machinery cannot
be ordered in wholesale lots at the pres.
ent time with most of the big steel plants
turning out munitions In preference to
The following statement on production
and shipment ror June, compiled by O.
F. Steele, secretary of thn News Print
Manufacturers Association, affords an
understanding of the strides taken by the
Industry In the last year;
I'nlted Stairs Villi..
Mail- Total Tutsi
Ilium Act usl Ten. Sleds
In T..iis. In Ton. Iliirlnj mi
IIIIS Month Month .Vlmill. llsiicl
Vhi e. i,:.i2.ri i.mi.m; i.hii.v.s w.inj
June ,. I03.M4 77.S34 Si, IV, dl'.Ul
January ... 101, IM RS.4SI 5t,:.-r
reimiarr . 7,.'. s.',.'i i,7i: r.:,ii
Two nma... 1M,(I 171,01k 170.17.1
1 Match ... ioo,o:; si.iid w,:ia r.i,w.t
, Thris- inu. .lOt.tli :K,I9S :s,I7
April ... '.'-'"' !'..'' 44.23.'
four moa on,:;i 3fM,as SK.iM
I Mar li)j,057 !,S7k ("j.liis 4n..ll
KITS mna . WS.nO II6.4W IM,.".!.
I .lime ... It.WS II. .HI (17,511(1 41,1-7
Hll moa . MHH 640,707 .'.51,115
Tso rm.s .
1 p,1,,,,. ,,,
I "I llioa.-
'lulled Slates and Cnnndlnn llllls.
i, 735, in
1.4 10. Jid
I Two llli'l.
C'oitKsiicff on Filth I'agc,
U BOAT SINKS AN ITALIAN
STEAMER; MANY ARE MISSING
Submarine's Shell Fire Destroys Five of the Vessel's
Small Boats Some of the Survivors Land
at Malta and Syracuse.
T.o.Nixi.v, Aug. 3. The Italian mall
steamer Letlmbrn has been sunk by a
submarine and twenty-eight survivors
have arrived at Malta, says a neuter
despatch from that plare. Two boat
loads of sun Ivor have arrived nt Syra
The l.etlmbro curried o crew of 3 and
I her passengers numbered 113. It Is be-1
llcvrd that many of them lost their Uvea.
The passengers Included women nnd
Survivors report tfist s sunmnrlne wjs I
observed at a distance of about 6.000
- ...tn.s.T. 11 ill r u it vttlllJIIIK JMHIl UI1U WIC"
cave chase, flrlne oiiIIiuioiihIv for l.nlf
an hour. It finally overtook the l.etlm
bro, which had begun to lower boats.
adds the despatch, ,
"continued Its bombardment, smashing , were seized.
five boats, the occupants of which per-1 The l'alltlktn of Copenhagen reports
Ished. Some of the survivors say that ! ,h!U '',c D,Ilni,,h Katholm. 1.201
. . tons, has been sunk by a German sub
many were killed by ehellfirc maTlne , ,h(. Mediterranean. The orew
All the crew of the Italian brig Bo- was saved.
pi ... 11 a
Catches People j
Aslcep in BlHir's Creek
Valley, Near Tazewell. ,
Miooleboro, Ky., Aug 3 Thirty, j Wasiiinoton. Aug. 3 New York
eight person- are known to he dead and bankers with whom the Chinese Hov
the number of victims may reach fifty ' eminent has been negotiating for a
as the result of a cloudburst which ( $5,noo,000 emergency loan notified the
caused a flood In Blair's Creek Valley, j state Department to-day they had de-
near Tazewell. Tenti.. late last night,
eAlelllni? th linnlllll Inn naltftn Pmrn I
parties returning to-day reported that
the water Is all over the Itttle valley,
and that apparently every home along
the creek for a diatance of six mites
has been washed away.
Tho Hat of known dead :
Robert Johnson and his wife ; Mrs
D. C. IMmonds. her four children and
two grandchildren, the Misses Llllle and
Minnie Wiley, daughters of Mr. nnd Mrs.
S. H. Wiley of Monroe, Mich.: Hush
,.. ... ........ . ....... v, .....,
w P. gacherv. his wife and five chit-1
"'.V"" "" ""u "" cnunieii;
dren: Thomas 'McBee, his wife and seven
children. Bob Chanley and his wife.
718T MAN IN BRITISH CHARGE.
Leaves Souvenir of X. V. Regiment I
In Herman Trench.
HKADUUAIlTKas Nr.W YORK DIVISION,
McAt.t.EN, Tex., Aug. 3. Col. William
O. Bates of the Seventy-first Iteglment
received a letter to-day from hl orderly
nt Camp Whitman last year, A. O.
Kinvey, who as a soldier In the lf7thi
brigade of the British army was wounded
In l.'raiif-e tit (tnnimernilrt lenoil mi Jtllv
1 ul the beginning of the great allied
drive. He received two bullets In the
ten snnuuier anu anotner, wnien ne .ship, took part In the raid nn Hie east-'
thinks was explosive. In the left side of eru nullities of England this momltir. '
the fare. The letter sns: according to nn olticlal announcement
"I lost an awful lot of blood, and It "Anti-aircraft guns," adds the state.1
took me four hours to crawl bark under m-nt, "came into action, and one. ir not
fire to the dressing station, but I have two, hits me claimed iig-ilnt the t!rt !
upheld the good name of the Seventy-( ia di-r "
flrst Til.- statement s.i.v the counties of
"One of the Seventy-first scouf "eiit . oi full.. Suffolk Hid Cs.ex were at
me a dance ptogramme of the t.glm. lit lacked mou- or less simultaneously The
with a drawing of a Seventy-first soldier aHd about ;n, hour and a half
on the cover 1 tool, this In the charge on.- Zeiinelin. which ein.vse.i imteb
with me, and when we captured the
....,.. M .... ll T .... 11 A. I I. MM . V. A n,f
f one of their dugouts. It Is still there
I wish the good old Seventy-first had
been In that chatge. It was glorlnu'''
Kmpey Is In the American Woman's
War Hospital at Paignton, Knglnnd. '
FAVOR WEST INDIES SALE NOW.
Danish Conservative I'srO and In
vestors Won to the Plan,
Coi-knhaoes, via London, Aug, 4. It
la learned from u. most reliable source
that the Conservative party, which re
jected the proposal for the sale of the
I Danish Wist Indies In Ifio;, l not op-
odea t tntir suiu now-
It itl a0 known that those who took
a gteat Interest In Ihe Hands nnd spent
large sums of money In Improving con-
dltlons, especially at St Thomas, will
make no objections to their puslng to
the United States,
FINGER PRINTS FOR PASSPORTS.
Prnaslnn llegnlntlnns F.xlend
Method nrannd Criminal ('laser.
BKitl.tN (via lindon), Aug. S. The
taking of finger prints has ceased be
ing diteited solely against cilmlnal
classes since August 1, when the new
Prussian passpott legulatlnns went Into
All passport' must now brat the flngei
prints of their holders.
Notice to THE SUN
Because of what amounta
practically to a famine in newa
print paper, we are compelled to
make THE SUN, morning and
Sunday, and THE EVENING
SUN strictly non-returnable
That is, beginning next Mon
day, August 7th, we shall not
take back uniold copies from
newsdealers. A similar rule al
ready obtains with the Times,
the World, the American and the
We are telling you about this
to that you may place a regular
standing order with your news
dealer for your paper. By this
means you will make aura of
getting it and you will thus pro
tect your newsdealer from a pos
sible loss in having on hit hands
ballo, torpedoed by an Austrian subma
rine, have arrived at Malta.
Six neutral veneris have been torpe
doed by Herman submarines within the
last twenty-four hours. Four belligerent
vessels met the same fate and two neu
tral steamships were solzod by Oerman
The Swedish steamship lludlksv.ill was
torpedoed In the Baltlu last night on her
way from Sweden to Finland. The cap
t.tlu, with twelve men of the crew and
five women, reached the Swedish coast
j In small boats, lteutcr's adds that two
other Swedish steamers ami two r innieii
s'.enmets were sunk In the same vicinity,
The British steamship Britannic of
3 4x7 tons, the British sailing veasel Mar.
garet Sutton, the British steamship
HflghltiKton in addition to the Italian
steamship l.etlmbro also were sunk,
Tl.n U-uJUti 1 H 1 1 M
Tlni. i,nth bound for llaumo. Finland.
NEW YORK FINANCIERS
REFUSE LOAN TO CHINA
Bunkers Decide Apainsl $2,-
000,000 Advance, They Tell
elded any Immediate advance on the se
curltle.s offeied would not be a profitable
The banking houri include J P Mor
gan Is Co., Ktihn. l.oeb & Co., the Na
tional City and the First National banks.
I'liwllllngnesa of the Cnlnehe Govern
ment to offer any other security than
Chinese Treasury notes Is said to have
been a factor In the decision ncalnst ad
vancing even tl.nOO.OOO.
Whether the decision again it an lm-
...... - . :v
lions for an ultimate loan of 1.10,000.000
to ( hlna Is unknown to Department of.
SAY THEY SHELLED LONDON.
erlon of Air Ital.l lllf.
I frrrnt From tlrltlsh.
BrntlS- Aue 1 ila I oml.m - t.i the
r "V,,: '.2?.. , ,1 ... .l.V"
Zeppelins a great number of (Ire and
explosive bombs were dropped In Lon
don and cm tint fleet base at Harwich.
Industrial establishment .n the county
of Norfolk also were bomluided
Mrllaln Trlls Different .or
Lom-os-, Aug. 3 Six Herman air-!
1 uri Itory on the teturii trln. w-.m fli-.-.i
on by Dutch gunners, but was not lilt.'
It i i ep,nted that this airship bad ap
parently been il.imng.-d b tile tire of
the ItlllNIl gun".
'AS COMMON MURDERERS.
llerllii Pre.. ln.
I 'la hi I ns; Are iiina riaami,
IiNboN, Aug .1, The Frnnhfurtcr
ytttitnri, savs ,i despatch (r0, ti,P
Iteuter correspondent at Amsterdam, te
produces from the Ithrlnhrli West
jnrltwhr .rlt nip a letter arguing that
Oerm.iny has the right to tie.it as eom
iikiii minders nn' sut.leets ,,f .K.nimi
Statin caught flhtlng mi the side of
The letter In part
We are waging no war with ihe
I'nlted swites, but Notth Americans
whom we encounter with arms In their
hands ought to bo trc.ito.1 as franc
tlreurs and shot.
Tile lrnnkfurtrr '.cltuxa asks If th.infi.. in Hie Itercren vnrds.
Ithenlsh Journal would consider II legal
for Ihigland to have shot Hermans who
fought against the British In the Trans -
EXULT OVER ALLIES' CHANCES.
Ilrltlah .rnsinpf-rs nt-Hctr Third
lenr Will Ilrlna- Victory.
Sptcinl Cable Detpair. In Tiis Sis,
lrfi.s-iioN, Aug 4 (Friday) On the
annlveisary of (Ireal Britain's entrj Into
the war the newsnaners th s tiinriitne- .ill
I Pi hit tevlews, surveys and editorials.
There Is a unlvrrs-il note of hopefulness
and confidence, but genei il recognition
that much remains to be done
The 7'tnir.s edllorlnl Is tjplcai It
"The tide has turned and the fiitute
lies wltli the Allies. While we long
have known Oermany could not win we
Iinvn proved on thn Somme that the war
win not enu in stalemate
i m, inougii inn .vines enter the third
ear with their hearts filled with elation
and hope, we must not disguise from
ourselves that the toad to victory must
still be long. The painful tnk wiilch Is
befoie us must be Judged not by the
extent of the colonies won front th
enemy but by the wldn nrea In F.urope
from which the Germans and their cnn.
federates still have to bp dislodged,"
"ALFALFA BILL" DEFEATED.
Murray lleatrn by T. II. McKeonn
In Oklahoma Primary.
Oklahoma CiTr, Aug. 3. Itepreaenta
live William 11, Murray "Alfalfa BUI'
was defeated for reiioinlnatlon In 'Hues
ilay primary election, ucciuillng tn al
most complete i eturns from the Fourth
These gave T D. McKeown 5,(154,
Murray r. . n 4 o and H, , Smith 3,5(15.
Precincts yst unreported are generally
conceded to favor MvKcown.
CAR OF CASEIN HELD
UP BY JERSEY COPS
II Sounded Like nn Explosive
to the Ked Klnp
11AILROADS AID POLICE
Injunction tn Permit Pus
snjre of Munitions Suit!
to Re Coining.
Director of Public Safety Hague of
Jersey City carried out jesteiday after
noon the mandate of the City Commis
sion to "use nil the nower nt his com
mand to prevent the storing nnd trani
porting of high explosives within the city
limits." With this "ponor," represented
by 103 uniformed policemen, freight
trains wete help up and were not permit
ted to enter the city until everybody was
satisfied (hat enrs didn't contain contra
band combustibles. All the railroads ex
cepting the Jersey Central facilitated the
police search In their yards nn the out
skirts of the city.
Tha Central did not havs n reprosenta.
live at a conference In Director Hague's
office earlier In the day and In coin-e
quence Its freight schedule wss the nnl
one disarranged to any great extent.
Capt. John Cody of the First precinct,
who generally draws the most difficult
police Jobs, was sent to the Jersey Cen
tral's tracks at the bridge over the Mor
ris Canal between Jersey City and Bay
otine. He had a dozen husky cops, nearly
all of whom were ex-rallroad men. Po
liceman Tom Hurke and Policeman
Orabbler carried red flag", one of which
whs commandeered from a Public Ser
vice repair wagon.
Search for Contraband On.
Steve Culllgan. a Jersey Central flag
man, was guarding the tallend of a
freight headed toward Bayonne when the
squad arrived at 4 :0 o'clock, and to him
V...IPL ouy uniioum-m mr i.iir ......
"Ho as far as you like." said Steve.
"This Is far enough." replied Cody
The police admired the open country
In the distance and an old family bury
ing around In the fotegtound until 4 55
o'clock, when a sharp eyed olllcer j
shouted, "Here she comes'
Orabbler stood In the middle of the ,
.n.....t...- r..ll,( (M.L- tmtl u.':ivh,1 liU
Incoming freight trark and waved his ,
s... t .i... . ... ..i ., ,.r in, i
iXfsS '' ck n f Maud-
x: hmmhi Ms Iran to a stnn.
...-..-. . . .
n. .l,l ,, -.Hdn't wave Ilk a feci
tilar 'fellow" uEd he thought something,';"" "l he named to cooperate with the
had cone wrong with the bridge.
Conductor K. M. Illle was directed by
Capt. Cody to produce his manifest. The
only suspicious car on the train was one
I that contained casein. This was a puz
zler even to the conductor. .
' Police Inspector Leonard yelled to In-1
spectdr of Combustibles Connolly, who,
stood on a Lehigh Valley track twenty i
ftet awav: "Sny, Jimmy, what's case-In-"
"Never heard of It before." Connolly
shouted back. !
Tlieu somebody, who once lived near
a creamery, "aid casein entered Into the
manufacture of che.-se, so the train was
allowed to proceed after a delay of
oIiIiik lllse iiililoui.
In stoiio.sl '
iridge -ind 1
im ..v...' to!
' The engineer of tho next train
1 on the Hayontie side of tho li
t he official flagman coaxed him over to
! Jersey City territory It had come from
Ua.voniie and the police let It go through j
The third was loaded with live stock j
uul The fourth, a five car train, li.nl
-ulphuile mid and dry goods
In the meantime -."ilef of Poll, e Mona
luu and .lames F Norton, Deputy Din-dor
of I ublle S.ifetj, who b.is worked
haul cot Ing out the City Commission' ,
unlets, airlved at the bridge and looked
over the searching operations.
Last iflght the police were still hold- I
log up Jersey Central trains with a rei
' lantern borrowed from the Pennsylvania
I Ifallroad, but no carloads of high ex
plosives were round. i
The Jersey Central served notice on I
the City commissioners timing me nay
' that "Its officers, agents and employees
will hold said city and each of you Joint
ly and severally liable for all damage j
and lossvs. tin, costs and expense" In-
curred by reason or thn enforcement or
the commission's lesolutlon,
Uickawanna trains, by arrangement
with the ralltoad, wete seatihed at the
Secaucus ards Stipt .Mulligan of the
Lehigh Vallgy said his road was willing
m have, ihe notice do their Inspecting
I at Oak Island west of the draw brldgi-
over Newark Uay. The Pennsylvania
officials offered to help the police search
ers so that Its traffic wouldn't he ills
' Imbed, The Kilo trains were looked
Assistant (Senernl Counsel John L.
,s0.iger of the L.uit.iwauna said his toad
1 didn't want friction with the city, but
jiHsured Mr. Hague It will contest the
matter in court.
I 11 n believed the .leisev Central or
some other road will nsk for an Injunc
tion to restraint the city rroni interrer-
lug with the opetatlon of freight trains.
llie iiKiuer Aipinc. noun i ironi jersey
i-lty tor t.riiveseini nay wiin maiiy ions
of annnutiltlnn, ran onto rocks near
Kills Island yesterday nflernoon. giving.
hard and fast at a
rases of explosives
lain hour, but liei
were taken off h
'BANDITS" WERE U. S. SCOUTS.
llasancliiisrlla Mllllln Palrnl (Jure
I'nlie Alarm In Tenia.
SN Antonio, Tex. Aug. ,1. Four
unit. it 111. f'nlte.l Ktllleu nriit.' 11,1,1 .,
I drove of Inoso horse const. Hired the
bund of "Mexican bandits" sighted by
a Massachusetts Infnnnv scouting patrol
south of Fort Hancock, Texas, Tuesday,
according to a report to Hen, Frederick
Funstim to-day by Hen Heorgo Bell, Jr.,
at III Paso.
The four scouts were from the Big
llend district, and happened to be near
the wandering hones at the time they
were sighted by the National Huarils
ineii, Hen Bell Informed Hen. Filtiston that
hereafter he would use regular army
men Instead of guardsmen for scouting
Plaja I'lnno for Fitly tlnnra.
Danvii.lk, III., Aug. 3. W. It. Bagley
oi' Muncle, Ind., claims to have net a
new endurance record on tne piano by driven by Lady Hr.iy of Dalrnuld, Scot
playing continuously for fifty houiss and , hmd, and another mm hint', the property
live minuien. m- null. iu ii.tj .tiuiiiiuy
night and did not stop until last night.
The former record, which Bagley also
claims, was forty-five hours and thirty
SHONTS FEARS STRIKE
IN SUBWAY AT 10 A. M.
Inlerlioro llend Stirs Police
With Xiffht Message
1, 11 lei' More Hopeful.
President Theodore P. Slionls of tho
Interbnrough llapld Transit Company
telephoned to Police Headquarters nt 10
o'clock last night that he feared a strike
I would take place on the subway at 10
, o'clock this morning. As result of this
I message there was unusual nrtlvity nt
I Police Headquarters. A hurried confer
I miico wus called among Inspector Cohen,
Chief Insnertnr Scliinlttlierirer nnd
I eputy Commissioner Oodlcy, nnd nr-l
.r.-ngeineiits made for the special policing
of thn area that was expected to be af
Later, however, another message came
from Mr. Shouts, saving that the out
look was much blighter. The police
called oft I ho special details they wern
preparing to yrml out, but they havej
rormul.lled their plan for further sttlkel
duly, and will iiut ll Into execution as j
soon as the emergency nils., j
BULL MOOSE VOTE
TO KEEP UP FIGHT
Will Place Klcctonil Tickets
iu Field Where Organi
India.vapoi.ih, Aug. 3 Plans for the
reorganization and pel petuatlon of the
Progressive patty ns a national political
organization were adopted to-night at a
conference of Hull Moose representatives,
The conference decided It would be
impracticable now to icas-emble the
Progieslve national convention and fill
the vacancy on the national ticket caused
by Theodore ltoosevelt's declination of
the nomination for President.
Instead the organization will put up
nn electoral ticket In every State where
thetc is tho nucleus of an organization
left bearing the name of John M Parker
of Louisiana, nominee for Vlce-Prel-
1.n( It, t,.i ,.f nn.h.n. mIaMIm.
cnnll(jh Presidential electors who might
prove the balance of power In the event
lo'.e oontet between the two par-
This plan will be carried out !n Louisi
ana, Maryland, Indiana, Missouri. Wis
consin, Michigan, I'lab, North Dakota
II Hopkins of New Jersey was!
,.t,..,i',i,m!in r ,i, . I
1.1 - nal committee, will 1- In active charge
l,,r.li0', .rtnllwn .
.- . . . i
All executive committee of fifteen mem-
Pfteen members of the tntlonal commit
tee who refused to votj f... il.v Indorse
ment of Charles K. Hughes at Chicago
on June L' In rehabilitating the part.v
Tills c-ommltec will meet nfter .lection
ti formulate plans for tie perpetuation
of the party.
IMwinM l.ee of Indiana. D. Norton !
of Missouri, Itainbrldge Colin of New
York, C. !'. Hoffman of Michigan.
Harold Mul f Louisiana and C W
.Mfliure of (.ieorgiu wen- named ni.-m-n.-ts
of the executive committee.
The conference lustiucted the cliali
man to d.-mnnd ftom the treasuter of
the Pingi t-slve party an accounting of!
tin' funds (ontillmted to the cause, anil'
a ll-t of outstanding pledges and to '
ascertain whether any of the money has
been expended for the benetlt of any I
o'her political organization, and If so,
""'"h s-.i-ps a i. m.i be necessary
""'ver the fuuilv
ROBINS VEERS TO HUGHES.
Demoeril Is l...... Hope When lie
Calls an PrrUltis.
Somethii.g like n chill struck IVino-i-ratic
nallonnl I eadiii.irtei s yesteril.i
when news wis looiiKht in that It.u
tnotid Itob'.us of Chicago had been seen
In town and hid spent two liouts In the
company of H'-orge W IVtl.lns.
Since Mr Itoblns presided over the
Bull Moose Kinventloii at Chicago the
Wilson peisjile have been bent upon lami
ng him 'n Ihe Democratic coiral, lie.
cause of his woik as a social rrfomier
he bus had great Intlueine with t'ic
wotkliig ii.issi-s In the middle West.
.Mr. Ilo'.nns diiiing the Chicago i (in
vention did not line tip with either f.ie.
tlon in .he Piogressive tuitv. Iiemo-
eratl. hopes ,,r bringing hint Into the
I Wilson camp weui tiasi-d chiell.v on the
1 nttituile In- too.c ihen - Mr Itoblns lus
kept hllent as -o li's fiitin,. im;.,, ,,
' . - . -
BUST OF KAISER JEERED.
Helicliin Art I'ntninlltee lined lit
i-Hiiar of Hip lleiiiiiiislrnllon.
Lonpon, Aug, .1 --The Herman admin
isti li tlon of Belgium lias Imposed tines
amounting to lo.non minks ($2,500) on
tlie Belgian cnnimltteti In charge of the
iccfiit municipal art exhibition, accord
ing to a Itoitetilnm despatch to the Ex
change Telegraph Company,
At the request of the Herman admin
istration, say the despatch, tin- bust of
the Kmpcrnr was exhibited among oilier
!,.,,, ,,I11.J i, ,..,,,,,, . .,,, ',
i demnnstr.itlnn on the part of the visitors
, , ,, e Itlblt Inn that it had to be re-
MOTOR CLUB FRAUD CHARGED,
I'osl lllllcc Di-iinrliiicnl Knlrrs
ttrder Vunlnsl Two Cnni-prn.
Washington. Aug. .1 As the result
oi .in investigation wnien it conducted at
he tequest of tin- Associated Advertising
'lull of the World the Post oillie De.
Minittiieut Wsued to-day ,i fraud order
against tlie International Automobile
League, lnc . Hie Inlet national Alltomn.
bile League Tlie Compiny of Buffalo,
N Y, and A. i' llldwell. pieslilenl of
Post i ifllce Depailment records show
llldwell has been indicted by a Federal
Hi and Jury nt Itochester, N. Y chatged
with using the malls to further a
scheme to ill fraud
Testimony was .;ien tint llldwell and
his agents, snliiltlng nienibers for the
league had cniitri.cls will, manufacturer
league at 11') raeli, reprefonted the
of motor car a -ssorles which enabled
Ihe league to sell tln'in to members at
dealers' and inanufnrttirers' prices, Post
Olllce olllcliils sny Ihe promoters of the
scheme realized n fortune,
I.nily limy In 4ulo Sinnah.
Lono BitANi-ll, Aug .1, All automobile
of I'.. S. I linuiu, ciasneu lo-nsy at Hugh.
ton nnd West wood avenues. The only
person seriously injured whs MUh lClsle
Foxwell of Baltimore, who was In Ull
man's auto, which overturned.
SPLITS ON ROCK
OF 'ALIEN' UNION
Mayor Fails to Bring About
Harmony at City Hall
' .'I'l II VTPM OlO M KV
'' "l 1 UJl Ul
IS ill AT 3 P.M. TO-DAY
Y. Railways anil Querns
Demands 3Ia. 1 5 1 -i a -SI
l ike Vote.
FIFTH AVRNTK BUS
Labor Leaders Declare "'No
Ad ion' on Subway or 'L'
Till Xcxi Week.
TIicm- were the lf-liijittiiMil s yes.
ti'M.iy in the conflict between the lull
way carmen's union mid the trnctiou
-Mayor .Mitchel failed to bring about
niirmnny lieivvccti mo employees of
the New York Hallways Company,
or sreen car lines, nnd of the New
York nnd Queens County Hullwny
Company, and tholr respective pres
idents. The enrmen have demanded
lecognltlon of the union nnd In
The Public Service Commission could
not get n prmnlio from the strllti-
leader. President William Mihon of
' the Amalgamated Association of
Klectrlc and Street llnllway Urn
l ployecs, not to "ndvnncc further In
the conflict" pending an Inquiry by
the commission Into the merits of
tho controversy hetween the em
ployees of the Third Avenue Ilall-
wnv nnd thn entrmsnv
fnloii rnmmlttee. f tl,, VW v.l.
Hftllways Company lines and on tin;
New York nnd Queens County Rail
way Company served their demands
upon President Theodore P. Shout
nnd President William O. Wood, re
(.pectlvely, asking for nn answer by
3 o'clock this nfternoon. Unless the
demands of the men are granted or
some, mediatory reply Is received by
them then- will be separate meetings
of the green car employees nnd the
iieens employees to-ulght nt vvhloh,
In cveiy ptolmliility, Mrlkes will bo
lie inn n ds b vet-nnd 4vciinp Men.
Tin- 100 imilni-es of the Second Ave
nue Itnilvvay, or the blue cir line, aa
seiiibliil In Mozart Hull, lit 22H Hunt
Kighty-sixtli street, this morning to
formulate demands for recognition
of the union and Increased pay.
It vvns reported that the Fifth avenue
bus men would Join the strike.
Kilwln A. Mnhtr, vice-president of the
Third Avenue Hallway Company,
snld hi. was willing to utbltnito tho
differences between the men anil tho
cnnipniv In Yonki'tH si ml West
cliester lie would recognize, the
union In Westchester hut not In tha
Should Ihe tabor Icnlers, Big Bill
Million, International president of lbs
carmen's union, and "Fighting I'ltz," or
Organizer WY.Iir.rr. It, Fitzgerald, bo
successful in llieir campaign they will
add to the cilppled service of the Third
Vvetine Hallway system about i"0 more
mile- of iiielllclent seivice, Involving
about t.cOii carmen The New- York
llilw.. Conip.-inv iiIoip- ci.ries 300,
nOO don lus.engiiH In a jcur
"tllen l.nluii- I nloii" Idt-n I'onghl,
ileeogiiitioi, of in alien labor organi
zation,'' ns the traction heads term
Mahnn's association. Is the bugbear that
stands in Ihe wa of ieace and that
threatens to p.iralyre the entire pas
senger tiaflic system of thn city Mayor
Mitchel f.ille.1 In the moining In his
nicdlntnrv conference between the labor
leade-s op one side and Messrs. Shonts
and Wood on th" other simply bec-rusa
lsitli those gentlemen declined at this
time to lime anything to do with the
m.i!g.i mated Association of Street Hail,
wav K'npln.v ees
Bivnu-e of that bitterness on the part
of the railway otllilals, Including Presl-
dent Fie.lerlek W Whltildgc of the
Thin! Avenue nnd President Timothy S,
Ilium of the Brooklyn Itapld Transit.
toward Million nnd Fitzgerald. Chairman
Oscar S Strau of the Public Service
Commission was unable te exact a
pioiin e from the strike leaders "not to
advance further In the conflict" until
the commission had brought out tho
l fails and apportioned the blame In the
1 fiotil httr,.n the e..rm,n u.nl Ihnlp Am.
ployer on the Third Avenue system.
. - ntr going on with our work,"
announced Fitzgerald with a toss of his
wl.l be no letup.
Mayor tlinosl In De.pslr.
So at the end of the day Mayor
Mitchel had thrown up his hands In
despair and Police Commissioner Woods
was redoubling his ilTnrts to be prepaieil
for trouble that undoubtedly will com If
strikes are declared to.nlght on tho
Eieen cur and the Queens county lines.
But while Fltnger.ilil and Million had
their lieutenant enrolling tin1 employee
1 xW "Trent car nnd the Queens Mnes
they were not devoting all t en aiteu
Hon to those two conip inles In fart
thn campaign upon vvhbh Hies ine en
gaged In this city Includes even traction
line and every allied pubi c seivlie cor
pnrntlon. From muttering beard In rt'Teiont
parus of tlm cltv It seems I lie leadem
nrc turning- their attention to th- Fifth
avenue bus line, to tlie teamsters' or-t-MnUntion.
while Timothy Healy, presl
dent of the liiteintHiou.il Statlonaty
Firemen's Union. I etiiollln; tho em
filoycea of the power houses. As for tha
Brooklyn rtapld Tianslt, Fltagerald'a
epigrammatic remark, "Wa ara hatching
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