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GERMAN .WESTERN ARMY FACES DESPERATE SITUATION
PRESIDENT (XieSARMY INCREASES WASHINGTON. Oct. 14.?President Wilson today approved the plan of Secretary of War Garrison, for In creasing the army. It calls for an annual expenditure of $184,000,000, an Increase of $75,000,000 over the previ ous coat of the army. In its approved form, the plan will be presented to the forthcoming Congress, with the fall baching of the administration. It was unofficially reported that the President and his advisors will ask for a hundred millions, for the In crease of the naval defenses. McADOO OUTLINES PLAN OF SHIPPING BILL I NIK AN APO LIS. Oct 14.?In an ad dress here last night. Secretary Mc Adoo, enronte West, outlined the new administration shipping bill, which is designed to provide naval auxiliaries in war time and to upbuild trade n times of peace. Mr. McAdoo said the bfl! involved an appropriation of $50, 000.000 . KEEL IS LAID ON NEW "CALIFORNIA" NEW YORK. Oct 14.?The keel was laid today for the new super-dread naught California. SUFFERINGS OF "BILL" KNEEB0NE ARE NOW ENDED William J. Knee bone passed away in Hahnemann Hospital. San Fran cisco, October 5, as the result of an accident in the Perseverance mine in February, this year, when his back was broken by falling rock. News was received today by the Al aska Gastineao Mining company, from a hospital interne. Knee bono was 30 years old. and was born in Hancock. Mich. He work&l in the Michigan copper mines for sev eral years. He was employed by Pad- j dy O'Neal dnring the driving of the Sheep Creek tunnel. Mrs. Knee bone was Miss Mildred Swelgcrt of New York. The couple were married on the steamship Spokane, by Capt Har ry Cann, three years ago. while the Spokane was crossing Queen Char lotte Sound. B. C. KNEEBONE SINKING, BLOOD POISONING AGGRAVATING CASE William J. Kneebone. a miner, whose back was broken several months ago by a tall of rock in the Perseverance mine, and who was re cently taken to California, is in a pre carious condition, according to a let ter received by Emery Valentine from Mrs. Kneebone. Kneebone Is in Hahn emann Hospital. San Francisco, and blood-poisoning is said to have set in. BUSY TERM FOR COURT AT KETCHIKAN SESSION Judge Jennings and other officials of the district court returned yesterday from Ketchikan at the close of a spe cial term of court during which eight civil cases were tried, in addition to 5 criminal cases and three naturaliza tions. This special term Is reported as having been one of the busiest terms ever held at Ketchikan and the court was at work night and day. Several matters were taken under advisement by Judge Jennings, after being heard at Ketchikan, and will be reported upon from here at a later date. Among these cases is that of the Washington Iron Works against the gas boat Orient, an admiralty mat ter in connection with work done and goods furnished. Another case in which the same company is plaintiff against the gas boat "Berlin." was al so taken under advisement Judge Thinks License High. In regard to the case of the City of Ketchtjtan against A. Greenbaum had been fined $50 b ythe City of Ketchi kan for selling goods without a li cense, and the matter was appealed to the district court. Judge Jennings, in announcing that he would take the matter under advisement stated that although the city undoubtedly had the power to require peddlers to secure a license, in his opinion the fee of $10 was so high as to-be prohibitive. COAL ANO COKE COMPANY INCORPORATES AT SEWARD Under the name of the Matanuska Coal and Coke Co.. J. H. Sears, Jas. McCoy and Roy D. Fonda have filed their articvles of incorporation. The capitalization of the company is giv en as $25,000. Mr. Sears and Mr. McCoy are in Janeau at the present time. Sears or ganized the Harriman bank at Seward. ? + + WEATHER REPORT * 14 Maximum?51. + 4 Minimum?39. ? + Rain?.93 In. * BEN LINDSEY OUSTED EROM DISTRICT COURT DENVER. Oct. 14. ? Judgo Ben I.lndsey. of Denver's famous juvenile court, was ordered ejected from the criminal division of tho district court here today by Judge W. D. Wright Tho court's action was taken when Judge Lindsey contradicted state ments made by Attorney J. J. Sulli van. Judge Lindsey usod a short, emphatic term, and grabbed Sullivan by the coat Sullivan was presenting arguments for the defense, in the case : of Prank L. Rose, on trial for alleged conspiracy to ruin Judge Llndsey's reputation. Judge Lindsey bowed to the court and retired from the room. Extra editions of the papers, containing an account of the proceeding, caused a i sensation. . ? CLEAN-UP OE CITY STARTED BY THE POLICE Under the direction of Chlef-of Police E. J. Sliter a campaign has been started to clean up the city of ?'undesirables." Men who have been suspected of crime and doubtful prac tices who have no visible means of support are being given the alterna tive of getting out of town or suffer ing arrest "Four undesirable residents have left town within the last 48 hours," said Police Chief Sliter today. "Three of them went on the City of Seattle and one on the Admiral Evans," con tinued the Chief. "Others are slated for a move. 'The long, dark nights of winter are coming on us fast and the city will 300U be filled with people who have | spent the summer in the hills pros pecting. These men and other who live in the city must be protected from robbers, 'sure-thing1 artists and crooks of various kinds, and we pro-' pose not to have any of them in the city." Chief-of-Poiice Sliter says he has a nnmbef^of "undesirables" spotted, and that thoy will be notified to move on as soon as they can be seen, and the actions of others are being watched. MOTHER OF SECY CHARLES DAVIDSON DIES IN THE SOUTH Charles E. Davidson, surveyor gen eral and secretary of Alaska, received last night a cablegram announcing the I death in Fort Jones, California, yes terday, of his mother. Mr. Davidson recoived a telegram about a week ago' saying that his mother was 111, but not hearing any thing more serious regarding her health it was thought that she was recovering until a telegram was he ceived yesterday afternoon saying I that she was not expected to live; in the evening another telegram waa re ceived announcing that she bad died. Mr. Davidson's brother and wife havo : been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Davidson here since the arrival of the North western. ? ? ? VISITORS IN CITY HONORED AT YOUNG PEOPLE'S DANCE A very pretty dancing party was given in the Knights of Columbus hall last night in honor of Mrs. Flora Dun can and Miss Flora Duncan, of Palo Alto. Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. John Stanfleld of Treadwell. Mrs. Duncan and Miss Duncan expect to return to California this week. The ball was attended by young people of Juneau, Thane and Doug las Island, about fifty couples being present. Assisting the hostesses were Mrs. E. J. Margrie, Mrs. John 0. Held and Mrs. Emery Valentine. At 11 o' clock refreshments were served. , t t "BOB" MORTON IS - SERIOUSLY ILL WITH APOPLEXY Robert Morion, who was found in a | hole back of the city jail yesterday as the result of a stroke of apoplexy is reported as in a very critical con dition at St. Ann's hospital today. Morton Is a cook, about fifty years of age. and is well known in Juneau. ; Dr. E. M. Bevls has charge of the case. ''SANTA RITA" BEACHED WHEN LEAK DISCOVERED While headed for Juneau from Thane yesterday afternoon the gas boat San ta Rita sprung a leak and took water until her engines stopped. Just oppo site the Union Oil dock. The boat was beached and a hole was discov ered In her hull. All night her crew work patching her up and she return ed to Juneau this morninf. It is not known how the leak started. INDIANS ARE MARRIED. Miss Emma Mason of Juneau and Thomas Meyer of Douglas, both na tives. were married this afternoon by U. S. Commissioner J. B. Marshall al the courthouse. The couple will make their home in Douglas. SOX HURLING BEAT PHILLIES; THATJVAS ALL [See page three for Mcoret] PHILADLPHIA. Oct. 14.?Philadel phia had but one Alexander and the Boston Red Sox had throe. That la why the members of the Boston team are kings of the diamond today, andj that's the only reason, too. Anyone saying that the Phillies were out classed at every angle of tho game, during tho world's series, commits ma licious libel. Outside of the pitching department, tho teams were as evenly matched us it is possible for two clubs to bo. Man ager Pat Moran resorted to a desper ate trick whon ho sent Mayer to the mound yesterday, saving Alexander tor the unmateriallzcd sixth game. Mayer and'Rlxey failed to show tho class. Alexander would have won the game, for yesterday was the first day the Phillies found their batting eyes. Each of tho Rod Sox players today received a check for $3,779.98. Each of the Phillies received $2,519.95. The players on both teams leave this week for a Western tour. ? ? ? 4- ' ? I * ? I LAST 8PIKE DRIVEN + ? CANADIAN NORTHERN + + ! + + I FOLEY. Ont., Oct. 14.? * + The golden spike was drlv- + + ' en here today on the Canad- + ? 1 fan-Northern railroad, mark * + ! Ing the completion of the " + + road. The railroad runs from * + J Quebec to Vancouver * ? | ? + * + * CALIFORNIA TOWN IS BURNED UP ?THREE KILLED SANTA ROSA. Calif.. Oct. 14. ? Three are known to have perished and nearly all the buildings in the heart of the ubsiness district of Clo verdale, Sonoma County, were des troyed by a Are which broke out early this morning in the neighboring city. The Are was gotten under control at noon, with most of the town prac tically In ashee. U. S. SUBMARINES MAY USE STEAM WASHINGTON. Oct. 14?Steam tur-j bines may be substituted for gaso line or oil engines for surface crush-1 ing in the future American submar ines. Plans are under consideration at the Navy Department for steam experiments with boats of the "G" class now under construction. WOMAN STABBED AND ROBBED BY FORMER LOVER; WILL DIE SEATTLE. Oct 14.?Mrs. Eugene Thomas was stabbed and robbed lost night on the street, by a man sup posed to have beon a former lover. Mrs. Thomas cannot live, it Is feared. JAY WILLIAM BELL WEDS MISS OSTROM Jay William Bell, clerk of the Unit ed States district court, and Miss Lorn C. 08trom, were married Tuesday eve ning, October 12, In Seattle, a cable gram to Charles C. Ostrom yesterday announced. The ceremony took place at the home of the bride's mother. Immed iately after the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Bell left for San Francisco on a | honeymoon trip. They will be at home here early next month. '? ? ? HUGH G. WEIR IS SHOT IN FOOT Hugh G. Weir, of the Pacific Coast Steamship Co.'s offices, is in SL Ann hospital as the result of being accl-. dentally shot through the foot while out duck hunting. Half a dozen No. 8 shot had lodged In Mr. Weir's foot and had to be cut out. As yet the condition of the Injured foot Is not serious and it expected that no hin drance to a speedy recovery will de velop. TO JAIL IN WHEELBARROW Duffy Pond, a native boy, was taken to the city jail last night in the mu nicipal wheelbarrow after having en joyed a lively spree on liquor which he said was furnished him by some of ! his tribesmen. Pond is a Hoonah In dian and was sentenced to five days in jail. CHURCH LADIES TO GIVE SOCIAL The ladles of the Presbyterian church will give a social In the church hall tomorrow evening and a cordial Invitation has been extended to mem bers of the congregation and their friends. W. G. WEIGLE HERE. W. G. Weigle, district forest super visor is in the city from Ketchikan. The Empire circulation leads. Try | advertising In it 41 DFATHS; i LONDON IS ZEPPELINED LONDON, Oct. 14.?At noon today, after checking up all lists, tho Admir alty announced that laBt night's raid on London by German Zeppelins had caused tho death of 41 persons, with 101 persons wounded, many of whom will die. Of the dead, fourtoen wero women and children. Several Zeppelins participated in the raid and hundreds of bombs were dropped In the very heart of the city before attack by British aeroplanes forced them to flight Tho figures given out by the Admir alty Bhow the raid was tho most dam aging to life since tho war began. Many parts of the city wore shelled and many buildingi damaged, and scores of others destroyed. Fires wero started In many places whero Inflam matory projectiles were stored. As employees and caretakers rushed from theso buildings they were struck down In the streets. That property dnm&go was not high er, owing to tho groat number of ox ploslve and Incendiary bombs dropped was due to tho drastic lighting regula tions. Tho Zeppelins, although flying over the heart of the city could not distinguish targets on which to con centrate their Arc. FRANCE AND ENGLAND WILL EXCHANGE 8UPPLIES PARIS. OcL 14.? Albert Thomas. French minister of munitions, who has returned from London, granted an interview at his headquarters In the Claridge: "There is no need to make a mys tery of my visit to London," he said. "My conversation with Lloyd-George led to an agreement by which the two countries will exchange what we call first materials. That is to Bay, certain products of the soil of Franco will bo exchanged for certain pro ducts from England. "Take the case of a particular chem ical used in the manufacture of ex plosives and d. sp.. In the ordinary way the surplus -of-material required for national defense would be allow ed to French manufacturers. Now, by virtue of our agreement, England will have a supply and French manu facturers will only get the remainder It Is tho nation first, you perceive. England will do exactly the same thing for us." MASTER OF SEIZED SCHOONER IS HELD TO ANSWER CRIMES SEATTLE, Oct 14.?It was learned today, that the mastor of the schoon er Diamond L., recently seized by the Russians, has been arrested on mur der charges. Ho is Mike Gotschalk, and in addition to facing the murder charge, the Russians have accused him of selling liquor to Siberian In dians. Tho Diamond L., is registered here as under the ownership of Dr. Mat thews, but it is owned by the Presby terian Mission at St Lawrence Isl and. EWALD APPOINTED. SEATTLE. Oct 14.?Dr. Carl A. Ew uld has been appointed port commis sioner to succeed President H. M. Chittenden, who recently resigned. WHITE IS APPOINTED. WASHINGTON, Oct. 14.? Edward White, of Wat8onville, California, has been appointed commissioner of im migration at San Francisco, it was an nounced today. STOCK QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK. Oct. 14.?Alaska Gold closed today at 33, Chlno at 49%, Ray at 26%, Utah Copper at 73%, and Butto and Superior at 61. Copper metal remains at 18. Copper Price Established NEW' YORK, Oct. 13.?The copper market is well established on a basis of 18 >4 cents, the price of practically all leading producers of the metal. The sales have been made at that level, and there is general satisfaction In the trade over the position and pros pect of tho market. The reported sale of 15,000,000 pounds of the metal to the Union Metallic Cartridge Com pany. was the first large transaction with domestic consumers for some time past, although the brass mills and munition makers have bought a Inrger tonnage than is generally ap preciated. Steel Is Highest. United States Steel Monday was quoted at 83. the highest figure since 1310. Yesterday's quotations included: Alaska Gold, closing at 34%, and Butte and Superior, 62. ROCKEFELLER MUST DIG UP $60,000 FOR Y. M. C. A. ANN ARBOR. Mich., Oct 14.?The University Y. M. C. A. has completed its campaign for $60,000. The raising of that amount enables it to claim a second $60,000, promised by John D. ORE STEAMERS ARE SUNK BY TWBRITISH COPENHAGEN, Oct. 14.? Out of twenty-four Gorman ore steamers due at Stockholm, only ten havo readied port safely, and It Is positively known that British submarines operating, in the Baltic uea have destroyed the The steamers were carrying metals conslgnod to Germany, for use In the manufacture of shellB and explosives. MARTIAL LAW AFFECT8 HOLLAND FACTORIES THE HAGUE, Oct 14.?Martial law in specific and partial form was pro claimed today. The proclamation af fects various trades which have been furnishing supplies for the belliger ent armies. GERMANS TRAINING TURKISH FORCES ATHENS, Oct 14.?German officers arc said to be training 60,000 Turks In Jerusalem, for an invasion of British Egypt. IRISH PRISONERS REFUSED TO JOIN THE GERMANS LONDON, Oct. 14.?The Dally Mall's Tilbury correspondent, describing the arrival of a number of wounded Brit ish soldiers physically unfit for mili tary service, who were reloased from Germany, says the company Included several Irishmen who had been In a camp with 2500 men of Irish regi ments. They confirmed the repori that tho Germans tried to recruit an; Irish brigade to help their side. "Of course the Germans never had a ghost of a chance of getting an Irish brigade from us," said one. Men who were at Senno No. 1 camp when Mr. Jackson, the American com missioner visited it recently, complain-1 ed bitterly that special provision was that day made for them. One of them said: "The Germans kept in the back that day all our men who had grumbled about the food and wore ready to do so again. Mr. Jackson did not see where the senior non commissioned officers were housed. They arc liv ing: in filthy stables and sleeping on filthy mattresses." SHINQLEMAKER8 TO FIGHT NEW PATENT ROOFING EVERETT. Wash., Oct. 14.?An In-j crease in the price of shingles manu factured in the NorthwoBt as a pro liminary to tho most extensive adver tising campaign ever inaugurated by j single manufacturers is a possibility! following the meeting of the shingle makers' branch of the West Coast j Lumber Manufacturers' Association here. It was briefly asserted that the' patent roofing manufacturers were doing more than the tariff to hurt the shingle industry. To combat the in roads patent roofing is making, tho shinglemakprs determined upon a cam paign of advertising which will extol tho advantages of tho cedar shingle. It is proposed to advance shingle prices at once. SEATTLE NURSES DO NOT GET TO FRONT, SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14.?Miss Bornice McTieraan and Miss Stella Horton, pretty Seattle nurses, are in San Francisco today almost at the end of 12,000 miles of travel inspired by an ambition to bo war nurses and made fruitless, they assert, by the Solomanic edict of the Wellington, New Zealand Red Cross officers that women under 36 are "too sentimental to mako war nurses." They havo Bpent three months of their time and a big portion of their savings, but they are as far from the j front as ever. ILLINOIS RUNNERS MAKE FAST TIME PEORIA, Oct. 14.?Twenty-one run ners. working In relays, carried a mes sage of greeting from Gov. E. F. Dunne at Springfield to Prosldent Warren Sutliff of the National Imple ment and Vehicle show. The distance seventy-seven miles, was covered in seven hours and fifty-five minutes. CARS AND LABOR SHORT IN COAL MINES of railway cars for moving coal is threatened. Labor is growing scarce, for the steel plants are taking a great many men away from the coal mines, because of the steady employment and fancy wages. T5f GOLD POURS INTO THE UNITED 8TATES ?+? ? NEW YORK, Oct 14.?The Guaran ty Trust Company, New York, has re ceived $1,500,000 in gold from Rio de Janerio and $1,200,000 gold from I/on don, making a total of $2,700,000. Both gold importations were said to repre sent exchange transactions. These shipments make $20,000,000 that have come to the United States in one week. CABINET ROW MADE DELCASSE QUIT MINISTRY PARIS, Oct. 14.?M. Dolcassc, the French minister of foreign affaire, in his letter of resignation did not in voke poor health as his reason for leaving the cabinet, it was shown when the letter was read in tho cham ber of deputies last night. Dissension Caused Resignation. On the contrary, Delcasse quit his post because of dissension between himself and other ministers, in regard to France'o foreign policy. Premier Vivani, deploring the - charge that the government was wtth j holding rrom the chamber of deputlos I matters vitally concerning France, | told the chamber of deputies that it j was impossible to expose tho machin ations of the military campaigns on the floor of the chamber, because too much was at stake. Subequcntly tho Premier's vote of confidence In the government carried by an overwhelm ing vote, 327 voting for and 9 voting against. One hundred and twenty members did not vote. Italy to Help Serbia. The Premier announced In the Sen ate today that Italy probably would tako part in tho Balkan operations, to help Serbia and France resist the Au stro-German-Bulgarian invasion. CANADIANS GET COMMISSION IN IMPERIAL ARMY LONDON, Oct. 14.? Coporal Geo. Slddall of the Canadian infantry has received a commission in the South Lancashire Regiment. Sergeants L. C. Butler and F. C. Ev ans, 19th Alberta Dragoons, have been appointed temporary lloutonants in the Royal Flying Corps; Captain Charles West of the Yorkshires has been ap pointed Brigadier-Major of the Royal Artillery. lie was transferred to the British forces from the Royal Canad ian Regiment last March. Canadians Killed Captain Edward Barnett, East Sur rey Regiment, killed, aged 33, belong ed In Staines. He was mining in On tario at the outbreak of war. He was married last August. Alexander Buchanan, Scottish Bord t rors. killed, aged 32, belonged to the Grangemouth. He came from Canada and enlisted in August of last year. Lieut. H. S. Hakings, Royal Rifles, was instantly killed at the head of his men after having all but cut his way through German wire entangle ments. Ho worked in Montreal. He was married last July. CANADIAN COMMANDER SUMMONED TO OTTAWA OTTAWA, Oct. 14.?Major-General Sir Sam Hughes has summoned to Ottawa for Friday next the command ing officers of the various military di visions throughout Canada. They will hold a conference with tho minister of militia council In regard to the work of training and recruiting sol diers during the coming winter. Var ious details of organization work will be considered,, including such matters as health and comfort of tho troops, military discipline, training methods adopted to winter work, recruiting, ",c- ...? CANADA MAY NOW GET GOLD FROM THE UNITED STATES 4* " ? NEW YORK. Oct. 14.?A Montreal special says that moderate gold experts to Canada from Now York In November are a possibility. Tho $45. 000,000 Dominion loan in the United States, followed by other Canadian Is sues, including many municipal and Provincial loans, has apparently re stored exchanges between Montreal and New York approximately to nor mal. The City Bank of New York has lent tho city of Toronto $2,500,000. The money will bo used to retire ma turing obligations In London. POPE'S REPRESENTATIVE AT MIKADO'S CORONATION ROME, Oct. 14.?Archbishop Petrel II, the apostolic delegate to the Philip pines, has been appointed to represent the Pope at the coronation of the Jap anese Mikado to take place shortly. ADMIRAL LINE TO INCREASE ALASKA FLEET SEATTLE, Oct. 14.?T. B. Wilcox leaves this week for Nfcw York to ar range plans for increasing the fleet of the Pacific Alaska Navigation Com ; pany. The company operates vessels to Alnska and to California, making K: .ittie. the home port. DEPARTMENT DEFINES LEGAL RESIDENCE WASHINGTON. Oct. 14. ? The Treasury. Department income tax rul ing defines "residence" as meaning "that place where a man has his true, llxed, nnd permanent home, and prin cipal establishment, nnd to which whenever he is absent, he has the ntcntlon of returning; and indicates the permanency of occupation as dis tinct from lodging or boarding or tem porary occupation," RETREAT OFTEUTON POSSIBLE ROTTERDAM, Oct 14. ? Very heavy and continuous fighting is in progress on the Western line from the coast to Arras, In Flanders, but the action has been mainly that of the artillery. The big guns have roared continually for the past two days. Further south a terrific combat is raging, according to information from the frontier. Events are happening, on the issue of which hangs the fata of the Germans in Belgium and per* haps also in Northern France. Their whole present position is endangered by the recent successes of the Allies between Ypres and Arras and from thlse point of view the decision Is trembling in the balance. The Ger mans are making tremendous efforts to relieve their desperate situation, while at the same time they are pre paring for the possibility of retreat It has Just been learned from reli able sources that Ghent, Courtrai, Bruges and Charlerol passenger trains are standing ready in case of retreat by the German army. Extra bridges have been thrown across the Scheldt and the headquarters of the army on the Germans' extreme right wing, which have been at Thleit, have been shifted further back. The Duke of Wurttemburg Is now established at Ghent. Re-lnforcements for the Germans have recently arrived and all have been flung into the battle zone north of Arras, In repeated and desperate effort to regain the ground recently lost, for the Imperative reason that Lens Is In the utmost danger. With the fall of Lens there would immed iately follow a retreat to Lille, an op eration of utmost peril, carrying with it the evacuation of a great area as , the smallest disaster that could oc cur. Belgium today is described by one who has Just arrived here, as "one vast hospital." GERMAN LOSSES ARE - 8AID TO BE FEARFUL PARIS, Oct. 14.?The Germans are carrying on terrific artillery attacks to recapture their lost positions, with the utmost disregard of life. Their casualties have been numbering 30, 000 men a day, for over a week. It is reported by the French commanders. COUNT IS KILLED. PARIS, Oct. 14. ? Count Henri DeVogue, son of the late Viscount Melcholr DeVogue. and a nephew of the Marquis DeVogue, has been kill ed near Ypres. FRANCE MAY FLOAT A NEW WAR LOAN * PARIS. Oct. 14.?Minister of Fi nance Ribot announces that France will launch a new loan before impos ing now taxes and Imposts, which will be copied after the new English budget. A credit of $1,329,800,000 was voted to carry on the war for the last three months of 1915. ENGLAND WOULD FORCE SWEDEN TO PERMIT SHIPMENTS TO RUSSIA ? LONDON, Oct. 14.?Unless Sweden is willing to make concessions to Great Britain to allow certain ship ments to pass through to Russia, there will be a continued embargo, the policy now taking the form of withholding coal, which Sweden needs badly. FLANDERS ROADS ARE CHOKED WITH SOLDIERS AND RETURNING WOUNDED ? LONDON,. Oct. 14.?Behind the Ger man linos in Flanders all roads are choked with two streams, one of men and supplies being rushed to the front, the other a continuous return of the wounded. Farmers' carts, road trams and vehicles of every descrip tions are packed with broken men. At Antwerp 80,000 men were resting from their exertions In the East. FOREIGN COUNTRIES STILL OWE ENGLAND LONDON, Oct. 14.?Foreign Invest ments of Great Britain, dcspito the recent liquidation, are estimated to be between $8,000,000,000 and $10,000,000 000, yielding an annual return of be tween $400,000^000 and $000,000,000. About 25 per cent, of those Invest ments are in the United States. CURRENCY 8TAMPS INSTEAD OF METAL COINS IN RUS8IA ??? PETROGRAD, Oct. 14.? The gov ernment began today to issue cur rency stamps for trade purposes, ow ing to the insufficiency of the supply of silver and copper coins. BALTIMORE PREPARES TO MAKE MUNITIONS BALTIMORE, Oct. 14.?Having been assured $18,000,000 contract for muni tions will be given out in Baltimore by an agent of the Allies in less than two weeks, six machine shops in that city are contemplating a merger to obtain the business.