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TENTH-ANNUAL ARIZONA FAIR, PHOENIX,: NOV. 9, .10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 1914
2b' PACF.S
VOL. XXV. NO. 159
Germany Hurls Over Half
Million Additional Men
into Titanic Conflict Uag
ing in the North of
Fighting .15etwoe.ii Lille and
Dunkirk is Described in
Merlin Dispatches as the
Greatest Pattle of the
LONDON, Oct. 24. With ijormi
huning fresh troops estimated as high i
:is fiiirt.iMKt men into the titanic conflict !
laging ir. northern Frame, the Paris j
v:ir ofi'ie,. tonight claimed that all at- j
larks. Ire.m the sea as lar as the rfsiou
to the south of Arias, hail been re
pulsed. The fighting between Lille ami
Dunkirk is described in Berlin dis
palehes as the greatest battle of the
campaign and upon ft.s outcome is said
to hinge the fate of the German in
vasion of France. Around Nieuport,
where the Rem h hud tlie English fleet
idcd by the allies' land forces, the bat
tle is said to have been one of a mas
sacre oi Germans, many bodies at that
point being washed upon the beach by
waves. Hecause of the deadly fire of
the naval guns, the invaders are de
clared to have left the coast clear in an
tffort to work around Dixmude toward
Lille, the lierlin report claiming suc
cess on the Y'ser canal. In their su
preme effort to break through the al
lied line the Germans are reported to
have .-nipped Brussels and Antwerp of
their garrisons and have even drawn
reinforcements from the line before
Zeppelins are also declared to have
been used in bombarding the allied
line after having practiced dropping
bombs at a target from a height of
seven to eight thousand feet. The
French commander-in-chief is the omy
fine to admit adverses in the western
theater of war, and he does so only in
cryptic sentences. It is difficult to
judge, therefore, how the battle in
France and Belgium is progressing, but
it is certain that tip to this evening
none of the armies had succeeded in
pushing its offensive far enough to
bring appreciably nearer the end of
nny of the engagements that have been
going on for so many weeks. The Ger
mans have taken the offensive against
both the right wing of the allied army
which rests on the sea and that por
tion of the French army which is de
fending the line of fortifications be
tween Verdun and Tonl. In the former
operations in which every German sol
dier at the command of officers in Bel
glum is taking part, the French report
admits that the Germans have made
progress at some points but declares
at others the allies have been just as
successful. It is evident along the
coast the Germans found it difficult to
advance In the face of the hard fight
ing force drawn along the Yser enal
anted oy Hriusn and r rencn snips j
w hich were bombarding them from the i
sea. It was probably the most pictur
esque battle ever fought. On the shore
troops of five nations were fighting
Atistrians nnd Germans, on one side;
French, Belgium and British, on the
other. British monitors, gunboats, de
stioyers and submarines were fighting
side by side with French warships,
while at the same time they were be
ing subjected to attack by German
submarines and airships. Thus far the
warships have had the better of it,
for while they are reported to have In
flicted terrible loss on the Germans try
ing to udvance along the coast, they
themselves suffered little or no dam
age and have warded off 'attacks by
submarines. The Eritish admiralty is
sued an interesting account of the op
erations of this fleet, in which it ex
plained that the ships have fired upon
German batteries in the vicinity of
O.stend. It was probably this which
led to reports from Holland that the
Germans have been driven back in that
direction and ulso to the statement that
the allies had reocenpied Ostend.
Germany Will Respect
The Monroe Doctrine
associated press dispatch
WASHINGTON. Oct. 24. Count
Rernstorff, Geiman ambassador to the
T'nited States, announced that he had
formally communicated" to the Wash
ington government the determination
of Germany to respect the Monroe doc
trine, whatever the outcome of the Eu
ropean war. Alter considerable search
his note to the state department was
discovered, but its text has not been
made public, probably hecau.se the
communication had figured in an ex
change of cipher messages with P.erlln.
Its substance was communicated To
the press, however, by Acting Secretary
5-ansing. who said: "The German am
bassador on September 3 last in a note
to the department of state, stated that
The map shows the position of
The allies stand like a stone wall
zar's Troops Beyond
Vistula Now Have
Enemy Retreating
Offering Only Slight
a ud
PET ROG RA O, Oct. 24. The fal
lowing official communication was
issued from general headquarters to
night: "Our troops beyond the Vistula tr'
rressing the armies of the enemy in
ictreat. North of the Pilitza river
the Germans are offering only slight
resistance. They have been driven
back as far as Skierniewi.se. South
of Pilitiza, on the road to Radom,
we forced the Austro-German troops
to engage in serious battle.
"On October 23 the fighting line
extended forty versts (2ti miles) and
at certain points the engagement
took on the character of hand-to-hand
encounters. In the fores:
around Radom s'everal of our infant
ry regiments successfully carried out
the bayonet attacks. At other
points we have taken prisoners and
firers. Above the river li
Austrian troops are seeking
again to establish themselves on the
Vistula, but our troops have crossed
the river and are offering strong op
position." Along the river San. and south of
(Continued on Page Xine)
j NEW YORK. Oct. 24 Four
Americans released from an Ant- j
! werp prison by a bomb, after being
! confined as suspected German j
spies, arrived on the steamer Red
I Cross. They say they were for- j
I gotten when the city was bombard-
ed by the Germans. On the sec-
ond day of the attack a bomb tore
! away the wall of the prison and
I they made their way to Rotterdam I
where they boarded the Red !
j Cross. !
fhe had been instructed by his govern
ment to deny mo.st emphatically a
rumor to the effect that Germany in
tends, in case she comes out victor
iously in the present war, to seek ex
pansion in South America." Discus
sion of the ambassador's note was
aroused bv the published statement of
Dr. Dernburg, former colonial .secretary
of Germany, which calls attention to
the fact that his government had taken
occasion to notify the United Sta'-s
formally of the untruth of reports as
to its intention in South America.
Dernberg and German officials here
attribute these rumors to Germany's
enemies in the present war, believing
that they were designed to influnce
public opinion in the I'nited States
against Germany.
the waning armies in western Europe.
against the terrific onslaughts of the
imiminrp nir
nnriT minniiir
bfitril MM Nt
Heavy Guns Pound French
Forts Along the -Mouse,
Where Organization of
Teuton Army is Viewed
by Correspondent
.METZ. Sept. By Courier to Hol
land, mail to New York. Oct. 24. A five
(lay trip to the front has been taken
by the correspondent of the Associated
Press past the German fortresses of
Mayence. Saerbrueckon and Metz,
through the frontier regions between
Metz and the French fortress line from
Verdun to Ton), into the actual battery
positions from which German and
Austrian heavy artillery are pounding
their eight and twelve-inch shells into
the French barrier of forts and into the
ranks of the French field army, which
has replaced the crumbling fortifica
tions of steel and cement with ram
parts of flesh and blood.
.The impression at the end are those
of some great industrial undertaking
with powerful machinery in full opera
tion and endless supply trains bringing
up raw material for fabrication, rather
than war as pictured. From the point
of observation on the hillside above St.
Mlhicl, the great battlefield on which
the German army is endeavoring to
break through the line of barrier forts
between Verdun and Toul, and the op
posing French forces could be sur
veyed in entirety.
In the foreground lay the level val
ley of the. Meuse, with the towns of
St. Mihiel and Dannoncour nestling on
the green landscape. Beyond and be
hind the valley rose a tier of hills on
which the French at this writing ob
stinately hold an entrenched position,
checking the point of tlie German
wedge, while French forces from the
north and south beat on the sides of
the triangle trying to force it back over
Mease and out from the vitals of the
French fortress line. Hursting shells
threw up their columns of white or
black fog around the edge of the pano
rama. Clouds of smoke here nnd
there showed where a position was be
ing brought under the shrapnel fire.
An occasional aeroplane could be
picked out, hovering over the lines,
but infantry and field battery posi
tions could not be discerned even with
high-power field glasses, so cleverly
had the armies taken cover. An un
initiated observer would almost have
believed this a deserted landscape rath
er than the scene of a great battle,
which, if successful for the Germans,
would force the main French army to
retreat from the entrenched positions
along the Aisne river.
About three miles away across the
Meuse, n quadrangular mound of black,
ploughed-up earth on the hillside
marked the location of the fort of Les
Paorches, which had been silenced by
German mortars the night Before. Fort
Camp D's Romaines, so named because
Roman tegions centuries ago' selectetl
this site for a strategic encampment,
had be'en stormed by Bavarian infantry
two days earlier, after its heavy guns
had been put out of action. Artillery
officers staled that the fort of I,yon
vllle fifteen miles to the south and exit
of range of vision, was then practically
silenced, only one eif its armored tur
rets continuing to answer the hom-
(Continued on Page Nine.)
Governor Young, Dr. Nel
son and Captain Alexan
der Speak Jiefore Hun
dreds, While. Democrats
Are Greeted bv Twentv
Certain Now That Southern
End of Cochise Countv
Will Roll Up Good Vote
for Progressive Cause on
(Special tc The Republican)
DOFGI.AS, Oct. 24. Damp weath
er and chilly night air did not deter
several hundred men and women
voters of Douglas from gathering t
I.ight in the Columbia, theater to lis -tin
to the stirring speeches of the
progressive state candidates. The
cemocrats. however, holding a meet
ing one block away, and despite the
aid of the Ninth Cavalry band, had
only about twenty present. They at
tributed the, lack of attendance to
the inclemency of the weather.
I George I". Young, candidate for
governor on the progressive ticket,
excelled tonight in his talk. It was
a pointing of the way to a realiza
tion of the higher ideals of good
government, an instruction in tli"
! methods of securing efficiency in
the administration of state affairs
and the inauguration of economies
that must result in the lenvering of
taxes anil the saving to the citizens
of Arizona of thousands of dollars
It is very evident here tonight, fol
lowing the dry amendment argu
ments advanced by the speakers, par
t:cularly by Captain Qj. L. B. Alex
ander, candidate for attorney general,
that if the vote of this end of Co-e-hise
county would determine tile
status of the entire state, Arizona
would go dry by an overwhelming
majority. The remarks of the speak
ers w hen dealing with the question
of state-wide prohibition and in re
ferring to the prohibition plank in
the platform of the Arizona prog
ressive party and the pledging of
the candidates of that party to ill"
proposed dry amendment, were greet
ed with uproarious applause. Not
alone the women in the large audi
ence, but the men, representative
citizens, men from every walk of
life, merchants, miners laberers an 1
professional men, all acclaimed th"
principles of that plank of the prog
ressive party as one means of raising
a burdensome yoke from the necks
of the citizens of the new state.
Dr. J. liernard Nelson, candidate
for the I'nited States senate', swung
into line tonight and caught t:v
spirit of the audience with his re
view of tlie necessary legislation for
the advancement
Arizona and the
of the welfare of
pledging of himself
to work for Arizona first and the
country afterward if elected to suc
ceed .Marcus A. Smith. He said that
there is much that an active, honest
and sincere senateir may secure for
Arizona at
lieved that
that would
this time', and he be
lie was of the caliber
secure results from the
that sent him to Wash-
As a result of tonight's
me'eting. 't
is certain that the progressive cause
nas been strengthened, jjavnl Bon .
shimol, a well known Douglas attor-
ney and one of the leaders of the Urquidi was called upon by Car
rrogressive party in this end of the , ranza to resign but in a published
county; tonight expressed himself as ' statement today declared he took or
confident that the Governor Huntlders from the convention instead of
faction in the vicinity of Douglas ; Carranza. He is accuser! bv Car
has practically been wiped out anl
that when the returned are beintf
counted on the evening of November
3,. it will be found that the strength
of the present governor and his asso
ciates on the demoeratic ticket in this
section is more fancied than real.
Peoria People Progressive
PEORIA, Oct. 24. Peoria showed
interest in the campaign of the prog
ressive's of Maricopa county for
cle'an and honest government
turning out in good numbers at
school house temight to greet
candidates of the party for
county when they made, their
here. Everywhere in the county that
Miss Whitfield goes there is interest
in what she says and her remarks
carry conviction. This was true last
night. The Peorians showed greit
appreciation of what she said, and
apparently are well satisfied with
her eiualificntions for the office.
Meorge H. Wilcox said he will save
from $30011 to $r,000 dollars in thcj.ire still at th( l0t of the moun-
soe.ois ou.ee: i-ou.s . inompsou
said the suprcvisors. ott.ee. snouhi
be non-partisan and not run by a
band of political henchmen: Phil .
Ensign pledged himsel for the
dry amendment; Paul Kantz for 'laws
on leeui in iiieui. aim iiiiny
(Continued on Page Nine.)
Colonel Solomon G.
With Arrival at Aguas
Caliontes of Zapata Dele
gates, -Matter of Ending
Regime of Constitutional
ist Chief Will lie Settled
WASHINGTON. Oct. 24. WJ th the
arrival at Aguas Calientt-s tomorrow
and .Monday of the twenty-eight
delegates sent by Zapata to the
Mexican mediation convention, the
retirement of Carranza as first chief
of the constitutionalist army will be
promptly taken up. This is reported
in official advices to the American
government. Administration officials
are keenly interested in the outcome
ef the discussion as Carranza has
already indicated his unwillingness
to abide by the decision of the con
vention. A committee has gone to
Mexico City to pursuade him to
The difference between the con
vention, which voted itself seivereign
in Mexico and Carranza is producing
many complications. The convention
for instance instructed Carranza to
comply with American proposals for
guarantees to Mexicans who served
the I'nited States at Vera Cruz. Car-
I ranza referred the iuestion back to
I the convention, staling his unwill
ingness to issue a proclamation on
the subject, although he was willing
to give oral assurances.
Another complication appeared to
night in the statement issued by
Rafael Zubaran, head of the- Car
ranza agency here, declaring that
"the Mexican government must
henceforth neither admit nor
icknowledge the validity or authori-
zation of anv of the acts of Fran-
cisco I'npiidi in his official capacity
f Mexican consul general at X
; York."
ranza adherents here of having ex
pressed himself too freely in admir-
ation of Villa.
The American consul at Durango
reptirted today that teelegraphic and
mail 'Communication with the Topia
district have been interrupted anel
advices also have come to the state
department that the time for the re
resignation of deeds to land in the
state of Tamaulipas, which contains
the Tampieei oil fields, has bei'n ex
tended! until November 20.
Prepare for Attack
NACO, Oct. 24. Although a truce
was declared yesterday between the
Villa, forces under Maytorena at
tacking the Mexican town of Naco
nnd Gil's besieged Carranzaista troops
Maytorcna's Yaquis appear to be
preparing to renew the attack.
The American cavalry took the us
ual position for an expected battle.
Gil's men swept the desert with a
searchlieht and reoort the Y:ioiis
t.ljn am, (hey mive refuH,
to with
received r.lw. ,s prnnse(li
word frt,m carrnza of his
tion from brigadier to major general.
C, Oct.
w ectuvcTOV I
24 . For
liVrizona: Local rains.
Marilz (seated at left).
ighteen Speedsters Have
Already Filtered Lists
Close Tonight, (J hecks
Mailed Before Then P,o-inn-
i Spe cial to The Republican)
EL PASO, Oct. 24. Nineteen cars
have been officially entered tonight
for the second El Paso-to-Phoenix
automobile race, and R. H. Rinehart,
president of the El Paso Automobile
club, has received long-distance tele
phone messages this evening from
Douglas and Deming. stating that
entry e hoCks had been forwarded from
those places for one car each.
In addition, he has letters from the
owners of four cars in Tucson and
Phoenix and verbal requests for en
tries from eight in Kl Pasei, which
would bring the total entry list to
Entries do not close until midnight
Sunday, and .Mr. Rinehart requests
that The Republican state that any
check for entry placed in the post-
continued on Page Eight)
PARIS, Oct. 24 (Night Official)
"From the sea as far as the region
to the soi:th of Arras the attack of
the enemy has been repulsed. In
the west of Argonne region we car
ried the village ef Melzicourt, which
commands the roads leading from
Varennes to the Valley eif the Aisne.
There is nothing to report along the
remainder of the front."
IIoNoM'Ll., Oct. 24. The first
war prize taken by Japan in the i
Pacific in .sight of American land
was the German schooner Aeolus. !
The battleship Hizen captured her
near the headlands of the flanking
harbor. The American revenue
cutter Thetis looked on. Two other
big warships were sighted twenty
miles from here. Five Japanese
warships are in American waters ;
and eight in all. are patrolling tlie j
line's of commerce in the Pacific. !
I ' , l rl- 'ii-- . I
Longest Session Of Congress
Finally Brought To Close
WASH1NC.TON, Oct. 24. The
really nineteen months' continuous
session of congre'ss. the longest it
has ever taken, ended with the col
lapse of the prolonged efforts to
relief legis-
The southerners cemsented to ad
journment only on the e'ondition that
cotton measure's will have the righ;
of way at reconvening on December
7. Fifty members of the house and
less than a quorum of the senate
were there- when the gavels fell.
A concerteel resolution for 4 eVclock
was, passed, but the clocks were
turned ahead and the houso sent out
mm is now
After Listening to Scathing
Arraignment of Defend
ant and Impartial Charge
of .Judge, Jury Retires at
!):4." o'Clock
But Prosecution Lays Stress
on Testimony of Mrs.
Carman's Maid, Who Ad
mits Lying to Protect Her
MIX KOLA, Oct. 24. The jury in
the case of Mrs. Florence Conklin
carman, after listening all the atter
noon anel evening to the summing u;
of the defense and the prosecution,
and the charge of Justice Kelby, re
tired at 9:45 o'clock tonight to begin
its ' deliberatiems. At midnight the
jury was still out.
The defense of the woman charged,
with the murder of Mrs. Louise Bail
ey, rested at the completion of tho
morning session and several wit
nesses in rebuttal were called by
District Attorney Smith.
Then for meire than three hours
and a half John Graham, Mrs. Car
man's chief counsel, dissected thi
state's case. He severely criticized
the district attorney's method of con
e'ueting the case, particularly refer
ring to the manner in which tho
prosecutor guarded the witness, Celia
Coleman. In summing Up the casi
for the people, the district attorney,
painted Mrs. Carman as a calculat
ing, scheming woman who deliber
ately murdered uneler the spur o
Attorney Graham asserted thu
slayer of Mrs. Bailey was undoubted
ly a man and not his client. Ho
scouted the testimony of Celia Cole
iran and Frank Farrell, two of tho
prosecutors' chief witnesses, anil
ended by appealing to the jury to re
store the defendant to her home and
family. In reply Smith laid emphasis
on the testimony of these two wit
nesses and explained why he had
Celia remeived from tho Carman
household soon after the murder. He
said he knew the murder was "inside,
job" and that Celia, if anyone, wouM
be' the person to tell about it.
Had he allowed the girl to stay
in the house, he said, she woull
have remained under the influence of
the Carman family, and the truth
never would have been known.
e-xeused. her alleged falsehoods at tin
start by her own words, that she.
was "sorry for Mrs. Carman."
While the prosecuteir was talking,
Mrs. Carman kept her eyes em him
constantly, but all the while he was
vehemently accusing her of murder
her face retained a calm expression.
The family, of the murdered wom
an, including her daughter Madcliio
and her husband, William Bailey,
were in court all day.
Justice Kelly began to deliver Cue
charge shortly after 9 o'clock. lie
explained the different degrees oi'
homicide, and discussed at som"
length the credibility of the wit
nesses. He refrained from ' discuss
ing any eif the evidence.
During the first hour of the jury's
deliberatiems, Mrs. Carman remain
ed in the chambers at the rear of
the court. Five minute's after the
jury retired, it sent out a request
for some testimony.
Mrs. Carman, highly nervous, waf.
l.i ought out into the court room.
Three women friends and 'he
prison guard followed her. She
took a seat at the counsel table. The
jury then suddenly decided it did
not desire more testimony. The
defendant was led back to the cham
bers. During Graham's long suramin;
(Continued on Page Seven)
sine die at 3:22 o'clock and the
senate at ;i:27 o'clock.
As the time approached. Speaker
Clark spoke from the desk:
"This is the longest and most la
bcrious session congress ever has
known. I wish to thank the mem
bers, democrat, republican, -progressive
and independent, for their
uniform courtesy. God bless us, ev
ery one."
The senate adjournment was per
haps the. most undemonstrative i.i
history. The leaders were in ex
ecutive session, confirming appoint
ments, when they heard of the house
passing the resolution. At, once they
opene'il the doors, the clock was set
nhead and adjournment declared.

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