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ABOUT everybody who is really interested in Washington, the city's and people's wel fare reads The HERALD. The few that do not soon will. The HERALD is read daily by 150,000 has more than 30,000 paid circulation. READ the "Last-Minute Shopping News," the three full page, and other announce ments in The HERALD. Support the mer chants that support the paper that gives the real news and "supports your interests. NO. 3287 WEATHER CLOUDY. WASHINGTON. D. C. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1915. ONE CENT. Ia Washlnstnn anil Potnta Suburbia Thereto, ELSEWHEHE TWO CE.NT '- WILSON ENTERS STRUGGLE FOR DEFENSE PLAN Fight with Congress Assured O O by Presidential Approval of Proposals. GARRISON TO STEP OUT Ji'cover the nnt hv e ears has complete- jly displaced the general board's for- .... . mer policy. The general board has Differences with Democratic Itacitij recognized ui. old progiam as a Leaders May Force His Resignation. , the board at the request of the Sec- PRESIDENT CONFERS WITH HAY'reta" Both tm? board and th" de- jTartment have virtuall wiped the slate clean, and are planning to be- Administration Hopes to Win Over gin anew with their flve-vcar program. Chairman of Military Affairs Committee. President Wilson yesterda of ficially informed Acting Secretary of War Breckinridge of his accept ance. practically without exception, of the War Department's proposals for immediate strengthening of the military establishment. As a result of the President tak ing this definite action, Secretary of War Garrison will probably re turn to Washington today from Hot Springs. "a. He was advised csterda of the President's de cision and is expected to cut short his vacation in order to direct the nrenaration of estimates for sub mission to Congre-s cinbodving all details of his plan The Picsldmt also communicated his decision in faor of fcecretaiv Garrison's recommendations to Repie sentatie Hay. of Virginia, chairman of the House Com mittee on .Militarv Affair, with whom he discussed the administration' plans for the miliar establishment It is the hope of the administration th it Mr. Ha will give his cordial support to the War; Department's plan as Indnrred hi Prcsl-' dent tVllsoh. L'nllii for Ms t.ooo.outi. Mr Garrison's plan cells for a total ex penditure on the arm for the ear l'UJ-K. of $lsj flco.ftO an ineiease of about r $7Vn"n.i over this vcar's budget Thisi is to pav for the lntraso of the regular nr.nv to about 1 ...... the strengthening,"""' "ar " lo ""-" " "c'Uon, 9IJ Louisiana avenue northwest. T thr militia, the ccatinn of a leM-rve. fr"m """""" l" Midway Island toUllcnae, Dal. 13U Seventh street north additions to the .oast .l.fense., of the tak- on b"ard ,P" American., one t. charos ,IouIi PennwUanU I nitcd .states, and large increases In sulWO,nBn a,,d "'"' "'"' Tom avenue northwest; John O'Neill. M37 K plies of ammunition and equipment It '. s ,,oon" M. K el log. of fcan ,rPet orthwcst, Stephen Chaconas. KS is the 1ar Detriment's plan to . reate J-,an"-00 T,,e rlid't of the i asta- , v nnsiwnia ennL northwest. Maurice event-.. Ilv a for.e of .Vfl 0CO o, S..W ,mn.1 Wa' - '-' " " following j i:,,neV- g,. fcccn,h stlCrt northnos,. the fore, ej.tim.ted a:, neccssarv for the mvaK" 'e.eive.l at the Nav Depart- HotcI Con,lnentaI Kdwaid M. Whltford. nrstlm. of.kMwmttec.entllnilhe.'" .'"" -mmcrclaI Pacific 10flacnt. Washington Saengerbund. Ina. 1 nite.1 states is involved in war vvitb a llrst- lass rnvvcr The .1. Unite stand taken bv the PreM-,, . , , " , ., ..., .r ,h,. ,.l!,.,'pl',,''I a r"cr- American ens.gn as ... , . . , was rtgai.lrd lieu- as deliinlMv assuring a struggle with Cur gross this winter Congress. itrtieul nlv the House, is al readv divided into two camps, those for and against inn lavements in the national defense, and th" opposition to Increased expenditures, for this puros.e is unite as well organized as are thote in favor of a change of polio In this connection an appirenllv well- J lounuca suspicion nas gainro ground mat as a result of seiious .llfft rencei. of opin- Ion between administration iilti. i-ils and Democratic leaders in Congress President llson'i, efforts to Miiooth nut these difli rulties ma prove futile The Democratic Congiessiuml l.adeis are standing s.uarcl against the incicase, in the regular armv asked i.v sir cam-! i son. I The onlv concession, thev are offe.ing! Is an appropriation of JMHW to pav ,n ainomowie trucK and dragged Octave and encouiage enlistment In the State' "oinberg. one of the two Fnn.h mem mllitla. an increased appreciation fori birs "f lhe Anglo-French loan coinmls- hca-y field guns for the regular army and. perhaps, a few additional men to handle these guns The naval building program of Joscphus Daniels. Secretary of the Navy, com prises two new super-Dreadnoughts, one battle cruiser and an increased number of submarines, aeroplanes and other smaller craft each jcar for a period of at least five vears. The Democratic leaders of Congress will accept this naval program Mr. Wilson Is being Informed bv House leaders w ho hav e recently come to Wash ington that the public sentiment for bet ter national defense would support a birgcr navy and a larger tnllULa. but not a bis increase in the standing army. On the other hand. Secretary Garrison has the firmest sort of a conviction that his program represents the least that this country should have. In the way of an army. If It Is to be secure against for eign Invasion. Garrison May Step Oat. Although Mr. Garrison Is far too dis creet to give any intimation of how he might view a reduction In his estimates, thera are many persons here who fear that any serious reduction might lead to his resignation. Mr. Hay. with whom the President; conferred yesterday, has heretofore been rated as a "small arm" man. He opposed most vigorously the plans of former Secretary Stimssn and his OOmXUEO OK" PAG I TWO. jOLD NAVAL PROGRAM DROPPED BY DANIELS Plan of General Board for Forty- eight Battleships by 1919 Sup planted by New Proposal. The twelve- ear-old program of the (general board of the nav. tailing for ia fleet of fort -eight battleships by ,919- ha,s bee" -p"'- abandoned. It was learned estrda. and is no ,'onger taken Into consideration in map- wu, lilt Uiuuiiuilljj Jt I1IC UdlllC .hip fleet. Secretary Daniels plan of formulat- . . . , , , dead isue b making no reference to !,,,,. , , lit fu its proposals for a fiie-ear pro - gram These proposals were submitted by I " '- not "specied. hovvevei. that the board's recommendations for a flve jear program and Mr Daniels' forth coming r. commerdations to Congress will coincide. Mr Daniels' estimates will not go into the Treasur todaj. the date on winch they are supposed to be submit ted The department is still at work on arious alternatle proposals, one of which will be chosen when it Is t1nall decided how man ships are to be asked for. NAVY BOARD FINISHES INQUIRY ON ROBBERY Findings on Case of Middy Accused of Theft Completed To Be Sent to Capital. srTl to TPie Washington Herald Annapolis. Md . Oct 1) A naval board of inquirv. which for the past week has been investigating a t harge of theft against a midshipman, finished its work tonight and its finding will be for wards to the Nav Department for con sideration The a-cuscd middy Is said to lie a second classman and it is allciwl he broke into the locker of a rlaksnnte durinz the late summer cruise and extracted a sum of money It Is said he confessed the matter, but 1" cause of certain alleged extenuating circumstances demarded a through In Iquirv AID FOR CASTAWAYS ORDERED. an Department Sends t rrl in Itfwne Ten mrrlc-ans. The Xavy Department yesterday or - . ..,.- . mnran. , 'On th- afternoon of Octob-r 13 a a ""naI of Ji-tress The superin- ,j., . , , , , ,, , i .......... -c... .,... , i.,.- , unu (brought ha. k nine men and one wom- jan. who stated that thev formed the I ship.. i.nnranv of the schooner O. M of San 1'ranclsco They stated Kellop that the ... hooner Kellog had been lost on Main Reef about September 21: that thev had reached Lajsan Island in the I ship's boats; that the there borrowed a Iop ,, uuch ieJ saled ,Q j,j(. w av The department was aKo adv led that the Mippiv of piovisions at the Midway Island Is limited and that It is necesarv that the castawas be taken off as s-oon as posible. I - Policeman Saves Allies' Financier. V... X -l .". . . A. ,1 i'i. cri m v iranic policeman ,wl '"" round the front of a raov.J Mon - from aImos' ecrtaln death or Injurj today under the wheels of a Broadna. car. The mishap occurred ill front of Trinity Charch on Broadwav after the loan cnvos had left the J. P. Slorgan & Co offices, where they had been con- ferring on the loan details. Baron Read-1 ing and other members of the commis sion witnessed tho narrow escape. Gorky Protests Russ Boasts. Rerlin (via Tuckerton). Oct. II -Maxim I Gorky, the famous Russian poet, pro-i tests against the talkative Russian ministers, who pretend that Russia Is able to continue the war for five jears. retreating. If necessar), to the Ural Mountains Gorky says that Rus!a. In that case, would cease to exist. Arms Shipments to Bring War, Is Oumba Statement London, Oct. M. "Austria and Germany will probably declare war on (he United States If she doea not reane manufacturing munitions for the allies. Thla statement Is attributed to Ambassador Dumbn by a' Ply mouth correspondent, mho Inter vened him on-the steamer Menvr Amsterdam, vhlrh put In yester day at Falmouth on her nay from Sew lork tv Rotterdam. USES ICES TO FIGHT LIQUOR Anti-Saloon Attorney Calls Ice Cream Sale Unlawful. E. SHOEMAKER OPPOSES RAUSCHER'S APPLICATION Offers Novel Argument in Hitting at Banquet Drinks of Caterer. Contending that it Is the intention of I the excise law to keep closed on Sun - . . . ., 'day all place, where n intoxicating liq - 1 , , uors are sold. Attornc A. L" Shoemaker, for the Anti-Saloon league, jesterday opposed the license of Hauschers. Inc. Connecticut aenue and L street north west, at the heanrgs before the Kxcise Hoard. Mr Shoemaker told the board the place Is open on Sundav for the serv ing of ice cream ami cakes. aosepn .-! r.sner. presmenr. 01 me cor-.,hc most scnationaI li;sUmony to poration. admitted the place is open on..,,en agalnst ,he defendants nouId come Sundav. but merely for the purpose of from char,es j. Mcen mmt.r prtslaent ierving regular customers wih icecream of thf. New a,,n John w ,.,.,, and pastries He testified that no ban- Mr. lien's attornej. and counsel In qi-c-ts or receptions are neld there on ,hls proceeding for James S. Hemingway. Sunday not is liquor disposed of in any other wa on that dav. Mr. Shoemaker nibcd the some ques tion at the hearings of a number of saloons that have dining-rooms attached. He held that the dining-room as well as the bar proper should be kept closed Hauscher's is the scene of ashmgton's fashionable banquets and receptions. Ke. Dr. John MacMurraj, pastor of Union M. E Church, appeared at the hearings jesterdaj and requested the board to reject all applicants in the neighborhood of his church. Twentieth street near Pennsvlvania avenue north west Dr. MacMurray said the saloons lowered the.jrespectabilit of the neigh borhood l.Ut of Cases Toilaj. The application of William R. Fosbend er. located at -106 Ninth street northwest, was opposed by Attorney Mioemaker on the ground that it is a headquarters for handbook" men Police of the First pre-' cinct and Central Office detectives testi fied that alleged "handbook" men had been arrested in the nlace. The cases called for today are. Richard Cook, 3J01 M street northwest; Timothy Hanlon. S22 H street northeast; Charles atd Franklin .M des, 30" IPinsylvaiat av.nue northwest: David J. O'ConneU, b Pennsylvania avenue northwest; Thomas J. Leonard, lit; Good Hope road; Klks' Club. Samuel Richards, president: I Jotcph J. I.earv. 1M3 Ttventrfsixth street northwest Elizabeth Alzel l Ml iVew OIk a,emJ(, llortIlwtit. Bllnon D. ,. A1erl i.cpperi pres,Illpntt .atrck F. ,.., - M strcc, northwcst. DavllJ Walh. 7 Tenth street northwest: , W- Bron Kenning and Anacost.a 10.us. Herman c Fwilil Kflt Pennsvl- loaus, Herman c r.waiu. wji lennyi- vanla axenue northwest; Walter J. and Jeremiah A Costcllo, b00 G street north west, Minnie E Costcllo. 45 H street northeast: John D O'Connor, 91S Ninth street northwest: Timothy H. O'Connor, 1217 E street northwest; Edward Mannlx, i 36 SI street northwest; New Winston Hotel. .Morris Weinstcin, proprietor, i James J. Crow ley. Tie E street northwest, j Michael V. Sloran. 3)11 SI street north west. John II. De Atlcy. 1J22 Pcnnsvl- vania avenue northwest, Louise Gordon, 107 t street northwest; William J. I loLcarv. 7S3 North Capitol street: Harry ( W !ninc.der. 631 Fcnnsjlvania av.nue j southeist; William Fahe.v. 1712 L street' northwest. Ernest C E. Ruppcrt. 1716 , I'cnnslvania avenue northwest: Luke I. ' Kearney, 1S11 L street northwest: Capi- '-' Const.uctlon Company. Charles J., Bell, president; R. O'Hanlon and James SI urraj ,11 Seventh street northwest, and John J. Donellan, C23 D street northwest. TRIPLE FUNERAL TODAY. Civil Wnr rlrrnni Will lie Bnrlr.l at Arlington t'rmrler). Three veterans of the civil war who. although the fought together, were separated during their lives as citi-' xens, are to be reunited today when, they will be buried simultaneously at Arlington Cemetery. I '"nerai services win ue neiu ac :,:.. , 'clock th,s morninS at Gawler's un- dertaking chapel for Frederick Fisher; 7t; John Lvberger. S3, who died Slon daj, anC William Kremer, 80, who died Tuesdav. The bodies of the three veterans will be lowered Into their graves at Arling ton at 10 o'clock. American Ship Is Lost. sreciil Cable to The Waahlnzton Herald. London. Oct. 14. A dispatch to Llod's from Slldway Island savs: "The Ameri can schooner O. M. Kellogg, bound from Apia to San Francisco, was lust off Slaro Reef, In the North Pacific, on September 23. The crew was landed here yester day." The O. SI. Kellogg was a sailing vessel of 233 tons and was owned in San Fran cisco. Eleelrle llatht la safe. It Is match less. Ask Potomac Electric Power! Co. fur Information regarding wiring:. Phone M. 7250. Cor. Uth and C Sts. Adv. MELLEN MAY REPEAT CHARGES AT TRIAL Former New Haven President's Story Expected to Prove Chief Sensation. New Tork, Oct. 14. Though the Jury box wag filled today for the trial of Will lam Rockefeller and ten other past or present directors of the New Tork. New Haven and Hartford Railroad Company, charged with conspiring to lolale the, Sherman anti-trust law. the Jurors are only tentathe. and It Is probable that. xvtth challenges and the work of cxamln - Ing further talesmen, all of tomorrow will be consumed in deciding on the twelve men who are to hear the evi dence. The trial is being conducted before ! wiiiiir i u..t ,""'"" J- Hunt, of j rii,i,.f rv,..-. n 1-"strlcr- Court. R the United States L Batts. of Aus tin. Tex., who. as special United States Assistant Attorne General. Is In charge of the prosecution, will open on Mondaj If the Jur is complete, and he expects to ue two das In outlining the case he purposes presenting. Reports have been current around the Federal Building for-several das that and A Hcaton Robertson said today that Mr. Mellen's story would be the same he told to the members of the Interstate Commerce Commission in Washington in June, nit All the defendants seemed to be in livelier mood today than on Wednesdav. when the trial opened Mr. Rockefeller was not so nervous, and there was con siderable spirit in his movements to and from the courtroom MRS. ARTAUD IN DIVORCE SUIT, ,. . ...,,. ConKreaslonal Set" In Member of " nBhtnetfin In Annird. New York. Oct. it Surrourded b) great secrecv. papers wera filed in the Supreme Court to.Hy in behalf of Mrs Anna II. Artaud, asking divorce from Theodore P. Artaud, former assistant general man ager of the Hudson and Manhattan Rall wav Company and now &uperv isor of the Hnd department of the Interstate Com merce Commission. The petition was scaled and lo ked In the countv clerk's safe the moment It was tiled Mrs. Artaud was Introduced to Washington and New York so.iety the summer bo fore the last. She hs since been a popu lar member of the CongrcsI..n" small set. $.- Serbians Driven Back. Berlin (wireless via London), (jet. 11 .VX-S Sofia dispatch savs the Serbians crossed the frontier on Tuesda and at tempted to occupy the Bulgarian heights of Knritska. Glava and Rasovatls. hut were repulsed. The heights are now oc cupied b the Bulgarians During the night the Serbians unsuccessfully at tempt' d to take by surprise several strategical points commanding the road to Sofia Thev were driven back. The fighting continues. Bulgaria to Protest. Sofia u ia London), Oct 11 It is offl- ciallv announced here that tho Bulgarian government will protest to the legations of the nutra! powers here against the .... . , , "",iluo" OI uu,elmn territory by the tserbian troops Storms May Halt War Moves. Constantinople (via Tuckerton). Oct. II. The autumn equlnoctural storms have begun with the utmost violence. If they continue the lindlng of troops on Galll poll will be Impossible. The Herald to The Washington Herald u first and bst the People's Newspaper. For the city's interest it has steadfastly fonght For the adfocaey of the people's rights its news and editorial columns are always open. The Herald led the fight for fair treatment for the oppressed owners of prop erty on the Union Station Plaza, and it has nerer ceased contending for their interests, ruthlessly sacrificed by Representatrre Ben Johnson, of Kentucky, chairman of the House District Committee. It has given up its columns and expended its energy and money in opposing Ben John son's attempts to impose unjust and burdensome taxation upon the people of Washington. It has put forth every effort to give permanency and stability to property values menaced by threats of injurious legislation, and it has given its full support to municipal improvements and private construction enterprises, steadfastly resisting every measure which threatened the city's progress. The Herald donated as much money to the Greek Pageant, designed to advance Washington's business interests, as any business house in the city. The Herald prints all the local news and is constantly alert to safe guard the interests of Washington. - It b read by more than 150,000 persons daily. The net circula tion of the daily Herald is now considerably more than 30,000 and.' growing faster than the circulation of any other newspaper ia Washington. The Herald asks the co-operation of its readers. It .asks'that they patronize those merchants who advertise in its cokarurw the stores that ' are supporting the newspaper that protects and wiB continue to protect the People's Interests, the newspaper that gives thea al tkt local news and the news of the world without color. We print mr colored section Sunday. If yon want colored news yen must look to some enang news paper ether than The Herald. If yon believe ia The Herald, patronize those who patronize The Herald and mention The Herald every time ya a so; otherwise we lose your co-operation od yon Uee the great heaiit that we caa give yea m the Capital City of ear country. SERBS' PLIGHT SPURS ALLIES Seek to Prevent Germany and Austria from Sending Forces to Balkans. BULGARIANS URGED TO "DEFEND NATIONAL SOIL" c , in r -i 10"3 Dispatch Reports Failure of Serbians to Occupy Heights. London. Oct. U. The desperate plight of the Serbians apparently has spurred the allies Into renewed activity on all fronts in order to prevent Germany and Austria from sending re-enforcementa to the Ralkans until the Franco-British troops have had time to arrive In the Serbian fighting rone The allies in France have been engag ing the Germans to their utmost, while the Russians, both In Gollcla and in the north, are particularly active. Premier Vivlanl, speaking In the French senate this afternoon, declared that Italy would, in spite of reports to the contrary, participate in the Balkan expeditions. Foreign Secretary Grey. In the House of Commons this afternoon, asserted that Russia would send troops ihe moment they were available. Reports from Bucharest were that Rus sia was concentrating troops at Odessa. Nntlflm lireece of War. The Bulgarian minister to Athens to day notified the Greek government that "In consequence of berblan attacks at two points along the Bulgarian frontier. I Kostendil and Tren, as a result of which I seventy Bulgarians were killed and 500 wounded. Bulgaria Is at war with Serbia since S o'clock this morning." I . uuigani nas omciaiiy announced mat the will protest to the legations of the neutral powers against violation of BuJ gaiian territory by the Serbian trops. The Bulgarian government Issued a ioaI manifesto today, calling upon the Bulgarian people and army to defend the national soil, "violated by a perfidious neighbor, and deliver their brethren op prcised beneath the Serbian joke." A Milan dispatch states that Bulgarian regulars attacked Kniashcvatz, occupy ing positions there as well as in the direc tion of Plrot, Later, however, the Serbs counterattacked and retook the lost ground, destroying nearlj an entire Bul- -nricn dilMon Serbs Crosn Frontier. ..... n.ii.. I W Jndfcc farorce I". Mnrkpole, pf lll- A Sofia dispatch, by way of Berlin, " " ,. I erhrail, iMajf Island. In Ilellevor II sas the Serbians crossed the frontier) pltBlt ew vpk. on Tuesdaj and attempted to occupy the; Ju stBck"flJ(. ,, ,, lrst )UMAtl uuiganan neigms 01 ivuriifKd, uida and Rasovatls. but were repulsed. ThcilrieI. heights are now occupied by the Bulgar-jcal lans. Fighting continues. The Serbians also attempted to take by surprise sev eral strategic points commanding the road to Sofia, but were driven back. Tho Austro-Ulfrinans eontinue to make I progress despite the desperate resistance . J of the Serbians. Berlin reports the cap-j ture of the fortifications lo the west, jcovcrv are good a ' northeast and southeast of I'osarevac. Or Eielmr has expeiiinented with which place is seventeen mllet from the'" '"inn mi nnlimls .and lost but sev border. The forces which crossed theenlcf" ""- "t ot --."P. Danube at Semcndrla have advanced ten miles, while further progress Is reported south of Belgrade. The Austrlans claims to have won suc cesses on the Drlna, where they have been held up for nearly a week by the Serbians. Schopenhauer's Friend Bead. Frankfort (via Tuckerton). Oct 14 Dr. Wllhclm Qw Inner, Schopenhauer's well known friend and biographer, is dead. He was 90 years old. Its. Readers WASHINGTON SCIENTIST WHO DISCOVERED SERUM THAT MAY CURE ANTHRAX ti? aaBiaS- "i"--5 Wk. iK i- WttM ''. '' '"H ! III-, .r ?-;-', LHHHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIB s- l iallllllllllllllBBlH SlaH LUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIH t aSaSaSaSaSaSaSaSaaaaaaal r f MimRmmBnM : . ' Btmrnr m ' llllllllllimiHal y. W V ." J -aa Dr. Adnlph Klrhnrn, rhlef of the pathological dtvlxloi. of thr Hnrrnu of Animal InriusfrlrN nt Wnfthlngton, vhf. nevvlj iliHcoirml mirrx nemn? j has been Hurnrnyfull uoetl n ;i-renr- belir" on whom the serum b.is been Four ca-es of anthrax, a tropl- animal disease, have been reported in New York 'alone during the last ..ear. The first three .ases were fatal, and Judge Stackpole was given up to die when the serum was rushed from Washington After two injections of the s rum in h.s veiiis. the Judge showell ,i.tlIe,i improvem. nt. and the phslcians sav that his chances for re- WEAK HEART THREATENS VICTIM OF a4NTHRAX If Judge Slackpole Can Be Stimu lated, Physicians Believe He Will Recover. Xcw York. Oct. II Weak heart action alone now threatens the anthrax victim at Bellevue. Phjsiciuns attendant upon Judge Stackpole decUrcd tonight that the hitherto deadlv poison has been checked. The Klchhorn serum has done Its work. If the patient's heart action can be stimulated now until he regains his normal strength, he will emerge vic torious from his struggle with death. After a careful examination of Judge Stackpole tonight. Dr. Robert T. Wad hams, visiting phvsician at the hospital, said: "We have great hopes now that the Judge will lecover. dc-pito a slight in crease in temperature and a rapid and irregular pulse. It is the heart that must be carefully watched Hut he con tinues to take nourishment, and he has , not lost much vitality in the last day jor two." j Fresh blood cultures were taken from the patient today. Whcrexs his blood j teemed with anthrax bacillus a few dajs ago. these tests showed so decided a de le rcase during the last fort -eight hours 1 as to encourage the belief that the an thrax has been conquered. "I am going to pull through." was theV, the nar under prestnt circumstances, j Judged whispered message to his wait-jSerbla will pub!ih the treaty. It was re- i ..it, uo oiiu laiiiuy tuniKiiu I Jap Army to Europe Unlikely. Toko, Oct. H References In the English press to' the- dispatch of a I Japanese army to Europe has aroused fresh Interest In the subject here. The best military opinion seems to be agreed that there are serious concrete out Jections to an expedition, while public opinion will not tolerate any risk or defeat owing to the insufficient forces or the probability of the Japanese trooLa being swallowed up In the huge armrcs now In the Held In Europe, Plan Eevenge for Air Baids. London, Oct. II. A' mass meeting was held here this afternoon when -plans were launched to force the government to make reprisals for Zeppelin raids, the latest of which took place Jast night. Attend Great Kredrrlrk Fair. Baltimore and Ohio all trains both ways Oct. IS to ::, S2.30. or special trains only at X:00 a. rv. Oct. :o aud :i. ji,-a a-v RUSSIANS SCORE NEW SUCCESS AT DVINSK Skillful Management of Defense Brings Germans Against Nat ural Barrier. By FREDERICK RENNET. Petrograd. Oct H. Gen. Ruszky ha again scored a success In the defense of Dvinsk. Westward of lllukst he has occupied the heights In the region of Schlossberg and thus frustrated the German attempt at a turning move. Experts point out that Gen. Rusxky'a skillful maneuvering has brought the Germans against a natural barrier, where It Is Impossible for them to move further to the eastward. Their task Is now to retain the positions which they hold between Dvinsk and Smorgon. It Is clear that they are exhausted and In danger of being gradually pressed west ward. CRANDAL MACKEY OUT OF RACE FOR VOTES Alexandria County Attorney An nounces He Is Not Candidate for Re-election. Crandal Mackey. Commonwealth's at torney of Alexandria County. Va , sud denly dropped out of the race for re election to the office at a meeting of voters at Cherrdale, Va., last night. His action was a complete surprise. Last Tuesday he addressed voters at Claren don and dwelt at length upon reasons why his twelve years In office eminent! fitted him to continue the work. He told the Cherrjdale voters last night that work he started when he took office twelve j ears ago had been finished. and declared that the gambling-. Illegal sale of liquor, and other Uce rampant In the county twelve jears at practi cally have disappeared. He also said his law practice In Washington keeps him busy. Mr. Mackey recommended to the voters any one of the three men seeking the Commonwealth's attornej ship Frank Ball, Charles Jesse, or Gordon Finney. MILLIONAIRE RUINS SELF TO SAVE SON Trust Company Founder Mortgages Home and Garage to Recoup Stock Market Losses. New York. Oct. llAv father's tremend ous sacrltV.. for r,lLon. who bad lost several million dolli'rs in the stock mar ket, is the stor tol) by the transfer tax appraisal of the estate of Warner Van N'orden, founder of the trust company bearing his name, who died on January 1. PH. The estate of the former million aire banker Is insolvent, and notes ag gregating more than Jl.000.000. which the decedent received from his son, Warner .Montaigne Van Norden, who succeeded to tho headship of the trust company, are entered In the appraUal by Albert J. Berwln. the appraiser, as of no value. It is asserted that Sir. Van Norden Bankrupted himself In an effort to straighten out the indebtedness that grew out of his son's enormous speculations, which at times reached $10,000,000. Rev. Theodore Langdon Van Norden. another son of the late banker, placed the deficit in the estate of his father at JTJO.OCU. Warner SI. Van Norden Is now being sued by his brother and his sister, Silas Cora Langdon Van Norden, as exocutors of the will of their father, for the amount he Is alleged to owe the estate They don't expect to realize any thing, they say. The reports show that Sir. Van Norden turned over practical! all his stock hold ings and mortgaged his home and garage to save his son. KAISEE TEMPTS NATIONS Report Says Germans Seek Aid of, Spain and Sweden. London. Oct. II. The Rome cor respondent of the Slornlng Post cables that he Is informed that Germany is making two more diplomatic moves against the allies. "One is In Spain," he says, "where she is tempting the conservative eabinet with an offer of Gibraltar ana Slorocco. and the other Is In Sweden, whcie Is bait in Finland. Germany's condition is that the two countries shall j enter into the European war at a mo-j ment convenient to herself, and thar Spain shall give her that part or Slorocco which she had marked out as German at the time of the Agadlr affair. Serbs to Publish Greek Treaty. Athens. Oct. H. Owing to the decision of th. f.nlr government that its freutv I ,. Itl. C .l.ln .InA nn( ....Ifa Int. ...I.b ! .,, auuv uvj ... ...,..... .i..v.ciiiiuii 'potted here today German Soldiers Routed By Herd of Buffaloes Petrorraa), Oet. 14 An f.traor dlaary story Is brlnar told of an ca conater between a German ron paray and a herd ef blsajn near BleUvtesk. The btsam aaat the soldiers met aerldetatally and re carded each other with mutual roiieadty natll chance shot red hy one of the men ronaed thr fnrr of the animals. They charged the soldiers. KOrinsr and trampltax all In their nath. Only twenty of thr Midlers escarped byj fllKht. areordlns to the story. Ois- the "tdrJof"the bisons there were eight casualties. BRITISH TROOPS RETREAT AFTER 1,000-YARD GAIN Official Report Claims Taking of Main Trench of Hohen zollern Redoubt. ENTIRE LINE ATTACKED Briton's Screened by Clouds of Smoke and Gas While Advancing. FOE EXPELLED, SATS BERLIN Asserts English Were Driven Back by Hand Grenade Attacks East of Vermelles. London, Oct. 14. British troops in Artois gained 1,000 yards of trench to the southwest of Hulluch, but were again driven out. accord ing to the official report from Field Marshal Sir John French tonight The report says: "We have cap tured the main trench of the Ho henzollern redoubt." Screened by smoke clouds and gas, British troops yesterday vigor ously attacked the entire German line from Ypres to Loos, a distance of twenty-five miles. Sixty thou sand Canadians, fighting in the front line.jparticipated in the gen eral action. The most violent lighting occurred within a radius of two miles north and west of Loos In this territory the Brit ish captured the main trenches of the Hohcnzollern redoubt, west of Loos, took a number of trenches on the edge of a quarry south of Hulluch, expelled the Germans from trenches south of tho Ver-melles-HiiUuch road and, farther south. In the direction of Loos, galn-d a tem porary foothold in l.Otrt yard3 of the Germans' first line. This last position they were forced to relinnulsh owiag to the Intensity of the German shell tire. Oliatacle tn Advance. The Hohenzollern redoubt was one of two hlghl -organized German works which were the greatest obstacles to the British advance in September. Field Slarshal Sir John French, in his report tonight, admits that the Germans still hold two communication trenches be tween the redoubt and the quarries In which the British gained a. foothold. . Berlin, referring to the British advance east of VermeIIe3. along the road to Hulluch, savs the English have been ex pelled by hand-grenade attacks from most of the trenches they captured. Evacua tion by the French, with tho loss of 400 prisoners, of Klelnen Nestor, a position on the heights cast of Souchez, la re ported by Berlin, together with the cap ture of two machine guns In an action between Angrcs and Souchez. Heavy artillery duels on tha whole front from Artois to Champagne are re ported from Paris. Aerlnl Activity Continue. Aerial activity by the French corpa continues. Twenty aeroplanes today re peated the bombardment of the Baian court railway station. A German captive balloon nai brought down In, the rear of the German line In Champagne and a German war aeroplane was downed In an air duel notth of the Alsne. On the Champagne front the Germans dally hurl great numbers of asphyxiating bombs behind the French lines, the French batteries repllng vigorously. German attacks and counterattacks by the French continue both to the east and west of Tahure, but the French still maintain their advantageous position on the hill dominating the Challerange Bazancourt Rail ay. London Demands Raid Reprisals ' Zeppelin Death for Fifty-five Confirmed by Press Bureau. London Oct H. Fiftj-flve persons were killed and lit injured in the raid by German Zeppelins over 1-ondon last nl;ht. acco-dlng to official figures com piled by the press bureau tonight. Of the dead, fourteen were soldiers, twenty seven civilians, nine were women and I Ave children. The Injure J included thir teen soldiers, sixty -four civilians, thirty women and seven children. The total In casualties was the highest of any Ceppelln raids on England. Ia all previous raids IV: persons had been killed and K2 Injured. Berlin reports that the Woolwich ar senal one of the largest In the United Kingdom, was shelled by the Zeppelins and tht all the raiding airships returned safely. Thcso statements are met by the of COXTLNL'ED ON PAGE TWO. , ' I - - - -I " I s. NX v &&&&tfiU&4&&& Wilii'tifc' MtaiDfcSS-S-. Ti..:rafi .fe-&:h&a--ia -Sr?, -Javaae