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tOVKMBEE 28, : ;Jfc, .,,;rat Efcr-.r-n, ii WSHHH PBMIPr(KI m NIGHT EXTRA NIGHT EXTRA ituetim vol. i-no. i PHILADELPHIA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1914. PltlCE ONE 03SNT ConnranT, 1014, BziitBrcattoLzDaia CoMMsr. '1 ' r-. ' " ""-:f WJU1II1IJUIUJJJ1IJJU.I k m FRENCH TOWNS LAID WASTE BY KAISER'S GUNS Furious Cannonade at Three Points Yprcs in Flames and Soissons and Rheims Again Attacked. fresh Gorman Artillory Massed at Belgium Front and Heavy ' Cannon Thundor Along Sea ' Coast London Alarmed. Along ttic Franco-Belgian front the battle continues to be carried on mainly by the artillery, and, according to the official statement issued this afternoon by the French War Office, the Germans are directing their at tacks chiefly upon Ypres, Soissons and Rheims. At Soissons and all along the "bloody angle" at the Junc tion "of the Oise and Aisnc Rivers, the Allies biggest guns arc replying with vigor, and unofficial reports Indi cate a probable advance by the Allies at this point. Yprcs has been badly damaged by the German shells and the famous cathedral and other buildings haVc been set on fire. N. The French .report that three, sharp attacks by the iiivaftcrs in the Argonne region have been repulsed, From Dutch sources come reports that the Kaiser is again shifting his forces, withdrawing cavalry from Bel gium, where there is little opportunity at present to use mobile forces, and sending these troops to Poland. At the same time the German artillery in the west is being strongly rein forced. Heavy firing along the coast is be lieved to mark the beginning of a new battle between the allied fleets and the German artillery on shore. The Germans have transported some of their heaviest guns to that point, with the evident purpose of keeping the British and French warships well off shore. The- renewal of German ac tivity along the coast, coupled with reports that the Kaiser's fleet is pre paring for action, has caused alarm in England, where rumors are cir culated that the Germans are making ready for a dash upon London. The German army in its new in vasion in Poland has advanced two thirds of the way back to Warsaw. By a sharp attack the important railway centre of Lowicz was captured, and the Kaiser's forces were enabled to cross the Bsura River in force. The vanguard is now within 30 miles of the Polish capital and controls one of the lines of communication to. it. Petrogralf admits that German patrols arc within 30 miles of War Saw and that fighting is heavy along the Lowicz-Skierniewice line. De struction of a cavalry patrol 10 miles in advance of the main line is re ported. The Russian army contesting the German advance on Warsaw has ad ministered a severe defeat to the ene my in thexregion between the Warthe and Vistula Rivers, according to the latest- Petrocrad advices. The for ward movement has been definitely I checked. At Xutno, west ot Lowicz, 12,000 prisoners were captured in a sanguinary fight. In Galjcia, the Austrians have evac uated Novy-Sandez, formerly head quarters of the General Staff, and situated about 30 miles east of Cra cow. An important battle is under way west of the Donajec River and fighting continues in the Carpathians. The Military Governor of Cracow lias ordered the civil population ' out pf the city, under penalty of summary court-martial, Berlin states. that activity in East Frtissia lias subsided for the time be ing. Petrograd, however, claims vig orous operations and reports the cap ture of Gumbinnen. British officials regard as "German fabrications' the reports of Turkish successes against Russian and British forces in Asiatic Turkey near the Persian Gulf and on the Egyptian frontier. Constantinople reports Turkish troops having reached El Kantara on- the Suez Canal, and forces being engaged in battle 18 miles from that post. Rout of British outposts is reported. Heavy fighting on the Shat-el-Arab River in Asia was reported as ending in defeat of the British and Russians. A Turkish cruiser, it was announced, iConcluded an face four bwiimw FA I B. 1 ' THE WEATHER Far PhiUuielpkia, ami vuiuUy In tvwght nnd 7'msdny; stiglitfy " w J$T ifr TURKS SLAY CHRISTIANS 1 IN RAIDS AT TREBIZOND Three Killed nnd Shops Sacked in Blnck Sea City. ATHENS, Nov. .Shops owned by Christians were sacked and three Christians killed by n large force of Turks at Treblzond, a message received here today from Constantinople states. Trealbond Is a seaport of Asiatic Tur key on the Black Sea, 120 miles north" west of Erzcrum. The Christian In habitants arc chiefly Greeks and Ar menians. The Christian quarters are outside the walls. CZAR'S FORCES CUT GERMANS TO PIECES ON ROAD TO WARSAW Kaiser's Advance Met With Vigorous Assault, Which Checked Sweep on Polish Capital. PETHOQRAD, Nov. 23. Reports ot successes today against the Germans moving on Warsaw say tho ad vance has been checked nnd that tho In vaders have' lost more than 12,000 In prisoners. It Is now only a question of how many Germans succeeded In escaping. It Is do flarcd In a Pctrograd report ot fresh and Important successes ftilncd by the Rus sians between the Vistula nnd Warthe Rivers. Tho battle, which has been raging In contesting the German ndvnnco upon Warsaw, has resulted In tho forward movement being checked. It Is asserted. The German losses nre said to bo enor mous. At Kutno, 23 miles west of Lowicz, 12,000 prisoners were taken. Another tcrrlflc battle Is raging between Czcnstochowo and Cracow. , KAISER TAKES THREE TOWNS IN ADVANCE ON WARSAW Column Crosses Bsura Eiver and Seizes Line of Communication. BERLIN, Nov. 23. Steadily pressing forward south ot the Welchsel (Vistula) river, the German forces in Russian Poland have captured tho three towns of Lowicz, Pebesko and Rozlazlow, according to a eeml-ofllclnl dispatch received here from the front early today. These three towns are on the Bsura river. Rozlazlow Is only 31 miles west of Warsaw, News of the capture of Lowicz, which Is on tho south bank of tho Daura. Indi cates that tho Germans have crossed that stream In force. Lowicz Is an tmportnnt lallroad point, two lines from there running to Warsaw, one through Sklernlewlce. tho" other through Socharzew, Just across tho Bsura from Rozlazlow. Debesko and Rozlazlow are on the sec ond lino mentioned, and are located on the north bank of the Bsura. Their cap ture gives the Germans control of the railroad up to the bridge between Rozlaz !W nnd SochareszwH. ThH Is reported to have been destrryed nnd the only way In which the Germans catv cioss In this region Is by means of pontoon bridges. Tho German column between the Wartlia and tho Vistula Rivers, accord ing to today's reports, comprises six army corps and presents a front 5." miles In extent. Tho two rivers prevent Hanking by either side, hence the fighting consists of straight frontal attacks, In which the losses 'of both armies are heavy, but neither side so far has been able to gain a marked advantage. General von Hlnkenburg's army thus has advanced beyond Lowlcz-8klernlewice line, which means that the Germans have covered two-thirds of the ground to the Polish capital, from which they are now onlv 40 miles distant. Further south In Poland, however, tho Teuton allies are said to have been re pulsed between Radom nnd Klelce. STEEL MILL REOPENED Illinois Company Gives Employment to 2000 Additional Men. CHICAGO, Nov. 23. The South Chicago converting works of the Illinois Steel Company reopened this morning, giving employment to 2000 men who"wcre laid off last spring. With these 2000 the working force was increased to 6500. Thj normal force is 10.000. Birmingham Bail Mill Itesumes BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 23. After a shutdown for lack of orders, the Ensley rail mill, controlled by the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Itallioad Company; open ed today on a double shift. While orders are ror resumption for only a week, the management Indicates it may be pos sible, under Blgns of reviving, prosperity, to prolong this operation. Gains in Citizen Army Fighting for Rapid Transit Each rapid transit meeting is attended by business and im provement organizations and householders who represent the sentiment of the, population of the respective communities. These meetings are to be held through out the city. The figures denot ing enrollment in the "high-speed army" are: Nov. 19 Nov. 20- -Ftin3(fotd,..65Ji)00 -Germahlown . 75JQfl WATCH THE mm GROW U. S. MAY PURCHASE MIDVALE PLANT TO MAKE ARMOR PLATE Special Congressional Com fnittee for Manufactory Here, if the Governrhnt Decides to Buy One. PITTSBURGH. Nov. 23. - With some thing of n shock, and before the Inves tigation of the congressional committee was welt started at the first stop It has J made, Carntglc Steel Company officials J today learned that If tho Government dc- elded to buy wic of tho existing armor pinto plants and manufacture Its own i armor the plant to be purchased In all i likelihood would be that ot the Mldvale Steel Company, Philadelphia. I The gpcclnt Congressional Committee, coming from Washington, opened Its in- ' qulry into armor plate making with n tour of tho armor plate department of the Carnegie Steel Company, tho biggest auxiliary of tho United States Steel Cor poration, at Homestead, nftcr paying President A. C. Dinkey, of the Carnegie company, n visit nt his office In Pitts burgh. In the party were Scnntor Tillmnn, chairman ot the Senatp Nnval Affairs Committee; Representative Padgett, chairman of the House Naval Affairs Committee: Admiral Joseph Strauss, tho third member of the committee appoint ed by President Wilson; Lieutenant Com mander C. C. Bloch, chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, and Secretaries G, B. Knight. E. S. Theall and P. S. Ray. Strictest secrecy surrounded tho move ments ot tho committee, which will visit tho Bethlehem Steel Company's plant at Bethlehem, and then wind up nt the Mld vale plant, Philadelphia. A day will be spent nt each plnnt. Tho comlttce's partiality for the Mld vale plant developed when some of the members were sounded on having the Government, If It should decldo to build, locate the plant In Pltsburgh. The first objection raised to this was tho im practicability of taking over tho armor pinto plant of tho Steel Corporation, since only a part of Its armor plate Is pur chased by tho United Stntcs Govern ment. Tho committee men Indirectly placed tho Bethlehem plant In the samo cate gory and clitBsed both the Bethlehem and Homestead plants as much farther away from the place of delivery for armor plate than the Mldvale pljuit. It wns Intimated that there were ob jections to taking over cither tho Home stead or Bethlehem plants which the Gov ernment, If It decides to follow this plan Instead of building Its own plant, does not expect to encounter nt Midvnlc. STATE COMMISSION IS TOLD READING'S RATES ARE UNJUST Formal Protests of Commu ters Also Characterize In crease as Contrary to Pro visions of Act. i Two formal complaints lequcstlng a hearing before the Pennsylvania Public Utilities Commission on tho question of the passenger rate, Increase proposed by the railroads were filed today. Tho first complaint was filed by the Philadelphia and Reading Commuters' Association, representing commuters from all the suburban points between Philadel phia and Glenslde. The second complaint was filed by Plerson and Shertz In the name of Harrison S. Morris against the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad. The commission last week announced before It could take any action petitions must be presented drawn, in the prescribed legal form, since the numerous com plaints forwarded to Horrlsburg had all begun in the form of letters or resolutions of protest. The Philadelphia and Reading Com muters Association accordingly requested Kdwlu M. Abbott to draw up a formal protest and a request for a hearing and forward the samo to Harrlsburg. This was done today. In the same mall Mr, Abbott sent a let ter td William N. Trlnkle. attorney for the commission, notifying him that the protest had been forwarded nnd asking tl;at ho use his power to have the hearing set at an early date. Ho also suggested that Philadelphia be named as the place for the hearing. APPLICATION FOR HEARING. -The petition and application for a hear ing addressedto the State Commission follows; $ "The Philadelphia and Reading Rail way Commuters' Association, the applt cant above named, hereby presents its complaint and respectfully shows; "First. That the recent schedule of in crease In rates ot fare, changes In limi tations and commutation tickets, and Concluded on Page Two MASSINT0N DIES OF HIS WOUNDS; SLAYER SOUGHT Police Believe Spinella, Hestaurant Man's Partner, Knows of Murder. Edward Masslnton, part owner of the Leoncavallo restaurant, 606 South 10th street, who was found stabbed in his room there last Thursday, died yesterday at the Pennsylvania Hospital. The search for Joseph Splne.Ua, Mass Inton's Jwrtner, was redoubled today following the announcement that Mass. Inton was dead. Masklnton was found unconscious In his room over the restaurant hut Thurs day morning by a negro maid. He was taken to the hospital, but never suffi ciently recovered to give the police any Information as to bis assailant. gpluella and Matslnton were heard quairetiug the night before the man was found beaten and stubbed, and since that time bpiaella has not been seen. The notice I the 2d ana cniuuiaa stieets I ttlj are oouildeut that they will bo ante to capture toe man wiimn a, lew days. City itail detective are at wcrk ,es m mh, ,. . "Twilight Sleep" An authoritative discussion of the use of anesthetics to-relieve the terrors of motherhood is printed on (he editorial page of this issue. It is from the pen df Vance Thompson, author, playwright and scholar. 200 WORKMEN IMPERILED Escape Injury From Explosion of 2000 Pounds of Nitroglycerine. GAlir. Ind., Nov. 23,-Two bundled workmen In tho plant ot the Aetna Pow der Company, Aetna, Ind , had narrow escape from death or Injury whffu 2000 pounds of nitroglycerine exploded today. No one was killed. Tho principal dam age was done In Gnry, where hundreds of windows were broken. KILLED BY NITROGLYCERINE Mnn, Team and Wagon Blown to Bits at TlbiBvlllp. V TITUSVILLE. Pa., Nov. 23. - Ralph Tubss, on oil well shooter, his team and wagon were blown to bits nnd neatly ecry window In this town wns broken today when nllro-Klyccrlue blow up nB Tubbs was loading it on his wagon nt a plnrit near here. GOVERNOR APPOINTS JUDGE Names John Paber Miller to Mont gomery County Bench. NORRISTOWN. Pa., Nov. ?).-John Fnbcr Miller was today appolhtcd Judge of the Common Pleas Court to succeed the late Henry K. Weand. The appointment was announced by Governor Tener this nftcinoon. WOMAN SHOOTS HERSELF WHILE HUSBAND SLEEPS Suicide nt Buckingham Apartments After Long Illness. Mrs. John Roborts, 63 years old, 1U0 Walnut street, ended her life In her room early this morning by shooting herself through tho head with it revolver whllo her husband was asleep. Melancholia Induced by several A ears of Illness prompted tho suicide, according to tho police. She had been treated several years for a complication ot diseases. Within the last few weeks, her condi tion became worse. At 4:30 o'clock this morning Mrs. Roberts arose f nnd tOQk her husband's revolver from a bureau. Then sho sat on a chair and shot herself through tho head. Tho husband found her uncon scious on tho floor nnd summoned a phy sician. Mr. noberts In on the vcigo of prostration. The couple lived at the Buck ingham Apartments, After the death of her four children, Mrs. Roberts became active in social nnd charity work. For two years she was vice president of the Infnnts' Home. 4Gth 'street and Westminster avenue. Later sho became president of the Institution, n position which she held for ten years. Mrs. Roberts was Miss Rosalie Maglll before her marriage. Mr. Roberts Is said to have been connected with the Pencoyd Iron Works before his retirement. "JERSEY DEVIL" A BOY Bobberies in Germnntown Charged to 15-year-old Lad. Wlllaid Ilorlon. 15 cars old. 339 East Wlster streot, was given 'n hearing before Judge Gorman In tho Juvenile Court to day, charged with robbing half a dozen stores in Germnntown. The boy admitted his guilt. It was testified young Borton had been committed to Glen Mills In December, 1913, by Judge Carr for similar offenses, and was only released from that reformatory institution four months ago. He Is said to be kndwn as "the Jersey Devil." Judge Gorman held him pending an examina tion Into the state of his mentality. PITCH UPSET, STREET ABLAZE Ellsworth Street Polk Have Scare When Cauldron is Overturned. Residents of Ellswprtli street near 20th were badly frightened this afternoon when Robert McCauslIn, of 2306 Federal street, fell from a ladder and upset a big caul dron of boiling pitch that tilled the street with lire for 15 minutes. McCauslIn was burned about the legs, but refused to go to a hospital. He was treated by John H. Hahn, proprietor of a drug sto'e at 20th and Federal streets. The blazing pitch filled dwellings with unoke anil the choking fumes drove pedestrians frdm the Btreet. Firemen easily put out the blaze. ACCUSED OF TAKING TURKEYS Car Inspectors Dismissed From Serv ice of Railroad. Two car Inspectors of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad lost their Jobs today. The police say they tried to get Thanks giving turkeys without paying for them. The men, Fred Hassel, father of six children, 1543 South 33d street, and James White, 1501 South 26th street, father of two children, broke Into a car, it la alleged, selected three fat turkeys and started away with them. A railroad de tective arrested them. -As the men had been employed by the railroad for many years, the company did 'not prosecute, and Magistrate Ren shaw, in the central station, released them. KIUiED TJNDEK .WBECKED AUTO Armln Puohs, Steamship Agent, Dlw in Accident Two Hurt. NEAV BRUNSWICK. N. J.. Nov M.-A blown-out automobile tiro today causod the death of Armln Fuohs. a steunuhlp agent, and the serious injury at Irnrl Karao and his 6-yoar-ow son. renew ing the bursting of tho tire the car, driven by Karao. crashad down an ani ttankmont on the road I PsrtbT'Amboy, a tow mil from this iit rveoa was nuanea to aeaw oaneain ib car Karau skull was crushed and John K&rao. the boo, was badly faurt Th Wives of the two mn, who wera In th r seat, were thrown Uear of jj eat aj icapd with bui. CONSUMER TO PAY MEAT RISE, 200. IN $1, IF FREIGHT GOES UP Railroads' Proposed Increase in Rates Declared Outrage by Packers, Who Will Fight It Before Commerce Commission. The consumer must brar the burden of the Increase In freight rates on live stock nnd' packing house products an nounced by tho railroads to become ef fective December 15, according to J. .T, Fclln, president of the American Meat Packers' Association. Mr. Fclln wns seen today nt his ofTlce, 4113 Gcrmantown ave nue. "Tho lucicnse will nvcingc moio than 20 per nent. mi this class of goods," snld Mr. Fclln. "Two per cent, of the total tonnage of the ml I roads Is live stock nnd packing houso products. The railroads asked for $50,000,000 lncicnse In freight re ceipts for nil their tonnage, and they j;ow .want to get J20.000.000 of it from the mcnL uusiness. "It Is one of tue greatest outrages that has cvet been attempted by the tailroads on the people- Nothing moro unjust could be thought or. The lncicnse must be boruo by the consumer. H will nlTect every working mnn. The packing busi ness Is operated on such a close margin of protU that it will not bo able to pay the Increased rnlcs demanded out of Its profits, nnd accordingly there must bo nn increas" In the price of meat at retail." The Interstate Commerce Commission allowed the railroads a general t per cent. Increase In the territory west of Pitts burgh nnd IltilTnlo and cast of Chlcngo. Mr. Fclln contends that the brunt of the Incrcnso Is being put on tho packing and live stock business. His estimate Is that the total Inereose will he 20 per cent., In clusive of n rnled minimum of cnrlond weights, nnd n change In classification, ho says, linn been made In certain Items. FOOT AND MOUTH DISBASE FACTOR. Tho foot nnd mouth disease has caused nn tncicnso of one cent n pound on all live stock, according to dealers In this city. Live stock may be bought now only In three markets. StVuth Omaha, Nashville nnd Knnsas City, the other large stockyards being under Government quarantine. Other meat packers declared today "the minute railroads are permitted to increase their freight charges" upon nil meat nnd live stock between Chicago and Philadelphia, dressed meats will advance to almost prohibitive prices. Concentrated pressuro will be brought to beor upon the Interstate Commerce Commission by all largo Philadelphia packets in nn effort to block the movo of tho rnllronds to obtain moro revenues, Telegrams have been received by packers from wholesale firms nil over tho coun try, nbklng that tho packers of tho United States appeal to tho commission to for bid the increase. Already the price on hogs has Increased II on every 100 because of tho hoof-and-mouth disease quarantine nnd one pork packur In West Philadelphia pointed oMt that should a larger increase be caused by the freight rates the prlco for pork and other hog products would soar. "It Is nn outrage for the railroads even to talk of raising their rates," said Mr. Chandlcss, general manager of the D. B. Martin Company. "The minute this In crease became effective, w'e packers would have to add this additional cost to tho price of meats. I understand the Increase would mean $20,000,000 more an nually for the railroads. Do you realize this would make meat go up to prices that tho general public could not even touch?" PRICKS OF ALL MEATS TO RISE. Charles Harlan, treasurer of the Con solidated Dressed Beef Company, reiter ated what Mr. Chandless had said. The mlnuto such nn increase was permitted by the Interstate Commerce Commission, he said, the price ot meat all over the coun try, of all kinds, and grades, would rise at once and exactly in proportion to the additional freight charges. The Increase would affect the shipment of meats between Chicago and Phlladel pliln, New York, Baltimore and other large cities of the East. It is scheduled for central freight association territory en tirely. This territory Is west of Pitts burgh and "Buffalo and east ot Chicago. All the big trunk lines, the Pennsylvania, Baltimore and Ohio, nnd New York Cen tral, traverse this territory. Tho last decision of the commission au thorized railroads In this territory to In crease rates upon certain commodities 5 per cent. Among the commodities were meat and livestock. It is now charged by the shippers that Instead of filing schedules In accordance with tho ruling of the commission the railroads have Increased the meat and livestock rates 20 and 30 per cent., to take effect next month. E. T. ST0TESBURY QUITS DIRECTORATE OF BANK Financier Resigns as Official of Franklin National, Edward T. Stotesbury, head of the firm of Drexel & Co. and president of the Philadelphia and Reading Railway Com pany, today resigned from the directorate of th(j Franklin National Bank. Last week he resigned as a director of the Philadelphia National Bank, and his ac tion today severed all connections be tween Drexel & Co. and national banks in this city. The belief prevails in financial circles that Mr. StotMbury's action was due di rectly to the passage of the Clayton anti trust bill, prohibiting' interlocking direc torates. The measure U believed also to have inspired the resignations last week of three other members of the Drexel firm from hank boards. G. Clymer Brooke resigned as director of the Central Na tional, H. 3. Lloyd quit the Glrard Na tional and Arthur B. Newbold severed hU connection with the Fourth Street National. Ir. Stotesbury ulo is a member of the Arm of J P. Morgan & Co., of New York, and In conjunction with thla ofUce holds directorships la many cerporanou. TU action of J P Morgan last year in reslaniii frum scores of directorates of railroad and iudiwtrimi corporations Is retailed in the ttnam-ial dieirict. and it la MUeved dint Mr Siotenburj aotioo today foreshadows hi nrj.dua-1 letireweot from Jl iuurlvKkuiK directorship which lhe hold. LEO FRANK LOSES AGAIN. Supreme Court Justico Denies Plea ot Man Under Death Sentence, " "WASHINGTON, Nov. S8.The appeal of Leo M. Frank for a review of his case by the' Supreme Court was denied by Associate Justice Lamar, of the Supreme bench, this afternoon Unless some other Justice should agree th order n review ot tho ense, Frank will bo hanged In accordance with the decree of the lower Georgia court, by which ho wns found guilty of the murder of Mary Phngan' AMERICAN TROOPS QUIT YERA CRUZ HOMEWARD BOUND Evacuation Proceeding Without Disorder and Constitutionalist Soldiers Ready to Replace Them. A'era Cruz, Nov. 23. With transports steamed up and ready to sail the Ameri can soldiers who have occupied Vera Cruz marched from their positions today and embarked for home. A mllo outside the city General Agullar Jara. was waiting with S000 disciplined Constitutionalists. He will enter Vera Cruz as soon ns the laBt American soldier Is out. As the American outposts In tho sand hills outside the rlty were evacuat ed during tho morning Constitutionalists moved forward and took up the positions. The evacuation of tho city by tho Americans proceeded quietly. Great crowds of natives lined the streets, but perfect order was observed. General Funston ordered all saloons closed. On board tho refuge ship Antlllft nre nenrly 1000 Mexicans fleeing from tho country. Scores of others begged to bo taken aboard the transports, but nil such requests were denied. Over $1,000,000 Is being tnkon In through the custom ofllce nnd will be turned over to the Mexican Government the United States may rec ognize. FUNSTON HAS FULL POWER War Department Leaves Details of Evacuation in His Hands. WASHINGTON. Nov. 23.-Omdal ad vices regarding the Mexican situation Just prior to the withdrawal of the American forces from Vera Cruz con tinued confusing today. Reports from State Department agents Indicated that fighting was In progress at several points nnd that Villa was still miles away from Mexico City. The capital was In control of General Luclo Blanco nnd the ofllclnl leports declared that the city was absolutely tranquil. At the Wur Department It was ex plained that no orders whatever had been Issued to the general regarding de tails ot the evacuation of Vera Cruz. He has been told to get out. and the War Secretary has sufllclent confidence In him not to hamper him with instructions. It Is estimated that tho occupation of Vera Cruz by American troops since last April has cost the United States Govern ment approximately $10,000,000. This sum Includes the cost of the patrol of Mexican waters by American warships, The Ave battleships at Vera Cruz and Tamplco and the vessels on the west coast of Mex ico will remain there for an Indefinite period. Eight army transports and auxiliary transports will bring the American troops. These ships Include the McClellan, Fltz patrlclc and Sumner nnd the steamships City of Macon, City of Denver, San Mar cos, Kansan and Chrlstobal. The three army transports will carry the regular troops. The City or Denver, City of Macon and San Marcos will have as their passengers the big marine de tachment that has been held here, nnd the Kansan was selected to carry the horses of tho cavalry and artlllerv forces. The marines, numbering about 2X, will be taken to Philadelphia, where they will be tendered a reception upon their ar rival, No decision as to the distribution of the troops after they return to the United Btates has yet been reached, Secretary of War Garrison said. They will be quartered temporarily at Texas City, and the length of their stay there will be determined largely by events on the Mexi can side of the border, Garrison said. The return of General Funston will cause a shift nt departmental command ers in the army. Secretary Garrison said. The plan Is to bring General Bliss, com mander of the border troops, to Wash ington to act as Assistant Chief ot Staff, in which capacity he could prepare him self to succeed General Hugh Scott, the present Chief of Staff. If General Funston desires leave ot absence after his long stay In Mexico the changes may be postponed. Otherwise he may take command of the Central Department while General Bell succeeds temporarily General Bliss. DANIELS OBDEBS INQXTIBY Incensed at 'Reported Utterance of Captain of Marines. WASHINGTON. Nov. .-Secretary of the Navy Daniels today ordered an In vestigation of the Interview credited to Captain W N. Hill, who commanded the marines at the taking of Vera Cruz, in which the captain was quoted as say ing: "They will be burning and looting Vera. Cruz probably befere nightfall, it the American forces leave there tomorrow, as thoy are scheduled to do." The secretary announeed that M bad instructed General Harnett, ot the Ma rine Coras, to determine whether Cap tain 111U bad made the statement qugUd, or any other statement an the auUtct. "Any man in the service who actually made a statement tike that ia unfit to remain In the sriee." said Secretary Daniels. v, McAdoo Will Spend Weak on Island BRUNSWICK, ua. w MUJaui MiAdub. Se-reuu of the 1rui. v. ill speed this week on Jekl UUud, off the luwbvt uf jSvaaah, SEVEN DIE, NINE INJURED, IN LONG LIST OF MISHAPS; Auto Accidents, Coal Gas in Homes, Fire in Factory,! and Woman's Fall Re sponsible for Deaths. Seven persons are dead and nine are In hospitals from mtIous Injuries today a the result of accidents In this city, Haiti don field, N, J nnd South Bethlehem, Pa. Automobile mlshnns caused two ot tn deaths, coal pas three, a man' was burneoV to death in n factory nre ana n woman died ns the result of Injuries surtercd itt n fall. The dead nre: Samuel Bowers, 31 years old, GS33 Glrard avenue. , Frank Toby, GO years old, 1242 South 16th street. Henry Unman, 61 years old, 227 Button wood street Joseph Knne, 62 years old, 21 Bast Seltzer street. John Clymer, University of Pennsylva Ma student. It enelsvllle. Pa. Mrs. Clara Shivers, 76 years old. Had, uontield, N. J. Nicholas Glenn, 1622 South Sth street. The injured arc: Jfimes McCiuidteBS, University of Penn sylvania student, Honolulu. Hugh Miller, University of Perihsyl vanln student, 4027 Powelton nvcnuejj Charles F. Chldsey, Jr., university Penroulvnnla student. Hugh Kelly. University ot Pcnneylva' nla student. 3911 Locust street. t James Howard, 2615 Braddock street. . Ernest Shndlogh, 2623 BraddocK street. Mrs. Shndlock. same address. Daniel Hill. 2674 Mnrtha ntrcet. James Scott, 2033 East Firth street. TRAIN CRASHES INTO AUTO. Clymer, who was a student at- the Wharton school, of the University o Pennsylvania, met his death at South Bethlehem when nn automobile in which, he and four other students were riding was struck by a Lehigh Valley freight train nnd wrecked. The students went to Easton Saturday to see the Lehlglt-La-, fayette game. They spent tho evening calling on fraternity friends' in Easton, and Bethlehem and started home early,; yesterday morning. McCandless, who has been arrested twice In this city for automobile jiccl dents, was driving tho cnr. Apparently" he did not see tho freight train approach' ing and tried to drive across tho tracks at tho Brodhead street crossing. The heavy train crashed Into the automobile, sending Its occupants hurtling in every' direction. Kelley caught tho hand rail of a freight i;ir uiiu cumueu on me irain. 4 it is Deiievea clymer tried to jump and slipped. He fell on the track in the path of the train and was decapitated. Thu four Injured were taken to St Luke's Hospital at South Bethlehem. All -wilt rtcover. McCandless and Miller each- suffered a fractured leg. while Chldfley,,J and Kelly escaped with severe cuts find 4 bruises. I McCandless Is the son of nn Hawaiian vj aw,,., jjiti.ikvi uiiu u nccujiu-j cur muuenE at wnnrton school. Tho following report of the accident was made public by the Lehigh Valley. Railroad Company: "The automobile was1 struck by a slowly moving train. There was a brakeman on tho shifting cats'. who shouted a warning to the pa,rtyS Tfley did not hear him or did not under-' stand, lor they dashed directly In fron of the cars. The party evidently had! mused ineir way ror there is n road coins under the tracks and another which l 4 guaraeu. iney crossed at a point wfilph is praciicauy never used, it crosses o a siding. "The injured are recovering." FOUR HURT IN EXPLOSION. Four persons hurt at the home ot; James1 Howard, 2615 Braddock street, bys an explosion of Illuminating gas, due to searching for a leak with a lighted, catw die, are a the Episcopal Hospital. Nona Is In a serious condition. The explosion' u recked the house nnd damaged an ad Joining dwelling. : Scott went into the basement to Icote: for the leak and a. moment later there' was a terrlna report. Mr. and Mrs. Shad loh, Mrs. James Howard and Daniel Hill an were in tne Kitchen. The explosion tore a hole through the floor of the ro&m and Mrs. Howard fell through this at ten being hurled against a wall. Scott was' blown aganst a wall in the cellar and his eyes were slightly burned. COAL GAS FATAL TO THREE. Coal gas caused the death ot Bowers' Toby and Glenn. The former was found dead In the bathroom of his home at t airard avenue address. Toby also w found dead In the bathroom, filled w coal gas, at his South 16th street home. Glenn was found by his daughter; u conscious in bed from coal gas. He w, taken to Mt. Slnal Hospital and dl there this morning without regaining 90a- sciousness. Joseph Kane was killed by an autorno bile that struck him at Front street at: Allegheny avenue early yesterday jhij ing. James Cullen, 2E36 North 7th stn and Walter Robinson, 1ST West Llppl street, occupants of the machine. arrested, and Cullen was held wltlJ bail to await the action of the Coren Robinson was held as a material Witt: in iw uau. Haman was burned to death In a. believed to have been started by his tern when he fell down atalra in furniture factory of Mrs. H. Hainan. Buttonwood street The north vying the four-story building was damaged. the extent ot about $3)00 before 11 rem extinguished the names. Mrs. Ha lives over the factory. She did not k it was ablaze until firemen smashed the door ot her apartment Mrs. Shivers died at her home U dontUW after falling down the atatni viMtenlav mornlnir. 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