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ALBUQUERQUE MORNING JOURNAL.
CITY CITY EDITION EDITION J n,n- ' 3- llfilHI CASE BIS HUE IHPEFUL VIEW, Albuquerque Morning Journal, Saturday, December 2, 1916. IS TIE BELIEF Impression Prevails in London That Safe Conduct Will Be Granted to New Austro- ' Hungarian Ambassador, PRECEDENTS MAY EXIST, DECLARES LORD CECIL British Minister of War Trade Intimates That There May Be a Way to Settle the Mat ter Satisfactorily, Daily by Carrier or Msll.70. Month. 8iiiKle Copies, M CLARK IN Fill OF WHIR IIP IF OTHER HOUSE MEMBERS ARE Speaker Says If Congress Wants to Clean the Legis lative Slate and Go Home March 4 He Is Willing. SUGGESTS MANY REFORMS FOR HURRYING BUSINESS Would Eliminate Useless Ora tory, Abolish the Congres sional Record and Introduce Voting Machines, LOU TO FRAWCE Al ENGLAND BY MORGAN & CO. IS OFF FOR PRESENT Abandonment of Plans of New York Financiers to Buy Short Term Treasury Bills of Al lies Announced, (V MORNING JOURNAL tPtCIAU LIAtCD WIRII J fsv MORNINa JOURNAL RRhCtAL LIAIID WIRII London, Dec. l. a wrong impres- Washington, Dec. 1. spcas.er ion prevails here that Great Rritain 'Clark said today that if congress want will grant the request from Washing-P(j to clean the legislative slate and ton for a reconsideration of the re- jKO home next March 4 he gladly would fusal of a safo conduct for Count j j0in i ft movement to eliminate use less oratory hy cutting oown gaiiery space and abolishing the Congres sional Record and to Introduce voting machines. "It isn't difficult to see that the galleries and the record cause an Adam Tarnowskl von larnow, nu recently was appointed Auslro-Hun-jfurian ambassador to the United States. Although stating that he had not vol een the Washington request, JjOi'rt WARNING OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BOARD IS CAUSE Other Steps Are to Be Taken to Obtain the Funds, It Is Reported, but Details Are Not Given Out, i the around that they put their treasuries at. the- mercy of American PaiiKois who could renew or not, as they kmw fit. It was stated officially that no government had approached the Mate department in any way concerning the notes, either U-fore or alter the re serve hoard's nnnouno. ment, OFFICERS MAY COOL OFF AND DISPOSE OF CASE fT MORNIN I JOURNAL RPICIAL LIARIO WIRII Washington, lec. 1. Am lesign.i tions of army officer can come to the war department only through the reg ular military channels, it will bo sev eral days at least before any commun ication from the officers of the Twelfth New York infantry, reported to have resigned esterduy,' will reach Washington. Meanwhile,' officials of the department decline to pass any formal opinion upon the case. only in tho event there was a con spiracy In concerted action, It was said, would court mart la Ih be likely to follow. At pny rate, it was explained, the case must be dealt with first by Ma.lor General O'Ryan and then per haps hy Major General Funston be fore the department could become in volved. It Is rather expected that the whole matter can he adjusted satisfuc torily In Texas after the officers con cerned have had time fully to con sider their action, A .statement today shows that since the mobilization in the border states, President Wilson has accepted the res ignation of 450 national guard officers who desired to leave the service for personal or business considerations. RUSSIANS JOIN RUMANIANS IN VAIN EFFORT TO SAVE BUCHAREST Spite of the Stubborn Re sistance Offered, the Teu tonic Troops Continue to Move on the Capital, NOTHING Ol-TK'IU. HRcni:i r;i (T MORNI NO JOURNAL RPICIAL UIMIO WIRR) New York. Dec. 1. The abandon ment by J. P. Morgan & Co. of the) proposed sale of u limited amount of short term l'.ritish and French treas-; ury bills at the request of tho entente allied governments, announced here; mri:iv ennie hs a surnri.SG to the fi-; i.'.i . Th onnniineo. : presented am-,, wo....... ,. l-nofflcial ment, issued irom win ,imun """ , Hn(j stated that the action oi ino lvriusn HAS X. ITNSTON San Antonio, Tex. Iec, 1. Major General Kunston said tonight he had not received official information of the resignation of any of the officers of the Twelfth New York Infantry, and did not know whether any would be FIGHTING DOBDUDJA BECOMES MORE INTENSE Violent Attack Is Launched Along tiie Whole Front; Re awakening of Activity Re ported in Galicia, Y MORNINO JOURNAL RFICIAL LIAIKO W(RI . Desperately the Rumanians, prob ably aided by Russian troops, are defending the southern and western GERMANY ADMITS SINKING MARINA, CAUSING DEATH OF AMERICANS Communication to This Effect Is Received in Washington, but Details in Case Are Still Very Meager, NO ACTION EXPECTED IN THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE If Vessel Not in British Trans port Service Kaiser Is Will ing to Acknowledge Error and Settle Case. MORN I NO JOURNAL PtCtA) LIARIO WlRflt Washington, Dec. 1. Following 1 1)0 receipt "today "'of a Coium uuici.t Ion from the Gorman government adinit- that a Herman iuibniniine tiupe- i ii.. , .1.., i nag upi'iom i.e., " u.m. .""!,,, , ,.,. uhill M,.na Icutonlo advance continues to press , , . ,,,,, , f Americans. Sec retary Ijinsing conferred with Presi dent Wilson ami It wns decided that VILLA LOADING j CHIHUAHUA cur ON CARS; ',','ILL HAUL IT AWAY Bandits Preparing to Haul Away Two Trains of Loot From Stores and Private Homes of State Capital, DEATH TO FOREIGNERS IS DECREE OF OUTLAW CHIEF Pancho Makes Vitriolic Speech' in Hidalgo Plaza; Chinaman Tells Lurid Tale of Manner in Which lie Escaped, ' V MORNI NO JOURNAL RKC.AL LBARBO WIRt) Juarez, Mex , Dec. 1. Villa, bandit were reported to he loading two more closely on tho Rumanian capital tifoin tho northwest, rnofflcially, It ic reported In London that Russian troops have arrived In Uuehurest to tho hard-pressed Rumanian advices from tho border! that members af other military OI Uitlll(1l YCIV l I'illlllg It'l IllOlir. I . :., U . .... n ... i t ... .... ,.e ... ....l,. Iti ........A .in find mnnnv " tho ! ifmn.h irnvern ment s was taken addressed to tho officers Involved and! KOtiei'l l tell, Ul VIII U"C, u, KB1UI W.I..-HO .11 u ......... ..v. , . U n " ; 1 1 f OI'CCM anclng (iernian armies In Wal ucharest, is rc says the Rn : '. 1 u ...... 1 r, ih finnr ur. nnslmr and the nf ferine had been perfected. 'iblc for tho alleged trouble and that mutilans continue to offer resistance toZxmtorVm circumstances ' We i wasting time. And everybody knows Other plans to finance the pressing; the offending of any of the. officers , The Rumanians apparently a.e on or lavors imoer any iiii,uiiiuiuub. '. , ..,, ., ,.t .i... iiitiuli ..ml French ltov-, was not Intent onu t una slated n : iwi.r ilo. lin. nf II, n Aiuohiii mm Pet- ror tno ex- mere are any iiuiiiim-i in i hi,i i-r-CT,i. .. m-um ... , i - mH eivllilin oris- ! Wno til K tor ttie Hecora a glial uesi. ci -lime, lis n:n-uu nic U1...V, ...... ... .... n,,...-, ,,,,.,., ,,,,,,1 inn civilian pi is . " ,u vet fi.,- .. v,n., tim Tu.nirn. v.,,.. vrU umu n, i,,,-..i more man is necessary. . , uimemiuuu, " ""j r... A record is not necessary. Hie reached a detinue siage. a memm .-. m review nan inn m en oaijuiicu 10 una near tii.it river, r lent .Marsnai on .Mackensen- Ileiiln reenttin, lias ivn an army iicioks tho Niaslov disiMissI n ir the question with tne Asso- j speaker declared today as ne pausou ollt 0f reijard for the attitude anopioo , ni k un-ru iu . i-. i...s,...i ui, - " . , . i,i. 1 1 11 i,iu ofrnrt. in niiilinn n nlim where- , . ..... . .. .1.. j, i nations for the good of the set-vice. Progress for the adv !' "r.r'r" "-J,:. 7 inhedone in n(?'i.n in. uyii,e..uv .Another report, no, accepted as of- and Aust ro-1 . unga rlan . " "" ."..' " ., . -ivti-.thr loMlatlvei davs. "Any board. THO surprise was neigme. ; fl(.ia, ,)tlt ll(,liovod , ,,p ,la,1Ci KHld lachla and south of I! T . .. .. XuZ. fi-'. .ho. t iii.l'fi, tho. the Fnllerles are full the i by the fact that all arrangements lor u misunderstanding was respond- ported by Merlin, which can discuss ana arrange ior tno ex change of military oners and other similar matters with rpntral Lowers, but on account ot their actions ir this war we . eVnnot i IRnglish house of commons has none. of the .Morgan firm informally stated: tho commanding officer when he or- v, o iTinele1 journal Is kept. Dr. Johnson lined! that no other plans had been forma- j dered a second review and that Major jn ) to write after the day's proceedings i lated, but it was learned from reliable , (Jeneral u'lVvan, commanding the dl- , over He simply recorded who i sources that tne denial una oeen ih.kio vision, ueiuea me n iinii uiai no u. and which side thev were on. as a matter of policy. Tho plans un-i liherately left the- field with his staff, be expected to grant them favor. "The other phase concerns a friend ly neutral, like the United States, to ,.r ..r... ...,,1., St ...,.. unl f-.J. r:; i;.ii 'pirt . .. .V". ". .:..... i started to make a fight for j were ! spoke "I haven't much hope, though, of tho been that i Her contemn atlon. it Is Is llitimaieii if 1 1 uL'il I invn lve n. larce amount of "dollar smaller i credits" available to Great galleries and no record, so I won't mot to her tiller any. ........ i. n thorn iu hnnn thnt the: Iiiitish Institutions and private in mil rnlls ! vestors still retain large amounts ...in v.o oK.tiiMhoH I. la urrhnle. nnrl j American securities although they a time-waster." ' I have been largely mobilized by ia f;ivnr reduelnir I Itritlsh treasury. There have the house from 4 3 5 to 300 members no cancellations or orders for war sup and holding it to that number. I plies or other material to the coun- Mlnorlty Leader Mann today ex- tries of tho entente allies, according to pressed the view and offered figures! the bankers acting for those Interests, i oi.ho.nntintn it thnt under nn eir- and no diminution of orders is ex- may elapse before it is taken, as the (.llmHlam.Pa (,0id the democrats have prctcd. French government must be consult- nl.,t, i,v in "he next house, but there ! The Uritish government continues ed " iwns a. chance of the republicans to I to hold largo reserves of gold in Can It became known on .Novemlser i'J , have 218 members. To grant safe conduct to Count Tarnowskl- for which there are prece dents, may fall within the latter phase, hut U Is a difficult question about which it ivotiU be dangerous to prophesy. "Thti American , request has been presented directly to Viscount Grey, secretary of state of foreign affairs. Early action Is expected, but some time before the second review was finished. A detailed report of the incident Is liritaln, if i expected to be filed with (ieneral Kun ston before uny action is taken. TEN MEMBERS OF DIET SQUAD LOSE WEIGHT (V MORNIN9 JOURNAL RPKCIAl LKARCD WIRK1 Chicago, Dec. 1. Ten of the dozen dieters were lighter when weighed to day, although the holiday meals were j slightly more templing than those of ; previous days of tho test on which i iwlauds, which would be approach ing the Argesliu Iu tho dlrei tlon oi ! Bucharest. TctilMiu Take Prisoners. Advancing southward from the! rampuliing-Piteshtl region, the Ten-: ton invaders have taken prisoners and j cannon and much other equipment from the retiring Rumiinians. In the fighting reported in the latest com muniques. I'.eiiin says the Rumanians lost more than L'.sao prisoners and,' twenty-"ne ciin non. I no action would lie taken hy tho American government until It could l e definitely established whether the Marina was a private vessel, or a bel ligerent transport. In the note, (lerniany slated that, the commander of the submarine which sank l he .Marina had reported that he took the vessel for a trans port and asked the I nited Slates lor information on tills point. Count von Iti'inslorff, the tiennan tuiibaxxudor, called at the stale department during tiie day, and aim. sought this Informa tion, 'lie was told by Secretary Lan sing that the I lilted Slates was not yet in a position to answer the in quiry, but would do so as quli kly as possible. o Action Soon. As a lesult of the developments of the day, II was Indicated hy off!, lain that no ai'tloii could lie expected In ;the Immediate future on the Marina I case, .admittedly one of the two most i serious pending between the United I States and ticrmany. The other la (that of the Hrlttsh liner Arabic, sunk in the Mediterranean. (lerniany, it Is understooii, is reatiy to acknow edge and make Hirers or Tho Russians continue aggresHlviy , M,Hei,irnt, If It is established thnt tho that the United States had sent notes .)nat ne was not worrying about the to Great Rrltain and France request- ( speakership and thought it would be in? reconsideration by those govern- j much more fun to remain on his pres ments of their refusal to issue a safo ent job. (onduct through their blockade 'lines 1 trrwL thTinaCi WORKS-SMOOTH SCHEME; able right of sovereign nations to ex change ambassadors, and insisted that a third rate nation, even in war time, ms not justified .in denying that light. i they had formerly gained in weight He further sald'adaand the more remote colonies, and j The squad Is attempting to prove that IVASHIXtiTOV AWAITS HKPI.Y OP KNTEXTK I.OVKP.X.MKXTS Washington, Dec. 1. The state de partment, is awaiting with quiet con fidence the response of the entente Bovernments to its presentation of reasons why Count .Tarnowskl, the newly appointed American amliassa dor and his suite, should be given safe Conduct on his mission to the United Slates. Although the department did MAKES SMALL FORTUNE flY MORNINO JOURNAL SPECIAL LCAflco WIRKI New York, Dec. 1. Confession that he and others working with him had these reserves, it is believed, win oo , employed to meet Immedlato exigen-j cies, including stabilization of ex- change. 1 The announcement was contained I in the following statement: 40 cents a day is a sufficient, amount of money to spend for attractive and nutritious food. Tomorrow's menu: Breakfast: Stowed pears, hominy, toast, butter, coffee. Lunch: Codfish balls, Philadelphia ! their offensive against the Ausiro ; Herman lines from the Carpathians to I southern Transylvania. Berlin states the Russian attacks, which are de flated to have been along a front of 1Mi miles, from Jahlonllza to Kedzl Va.sarhclp, resulted only in small ad vantages, which are declared not to lie commensurate with the cost III men and uinniuiilllon. Petrogrnd ad mits a repulse southwest of Vaknrkii. In the Carpathians, but records the "We. have -been instructed hy the reiisii, mvau Itritlsh and French governments to withdraw their treasury bills from sale. "We have neordingly expressed to those institutions and investors which had already plaed orders with us for obtained between $40,0(10 and $50,000 j these securities the wish to be re butter, apple dumpling, vanilla sauce, tea. Dinner: Vegetable soup, braised Jieef, buttered lice, slewed onions, chocolate Junket, sugar cookies. The test will bo finished next Tues day nltht by defrauding insurance companies through the destruction of old auto mobiles was made today by Frederick Cw. Stroebel. former manager of a leased from the obligations to deliver and thev havo been good enough to accede. 'This action is because, as explained Brooklyn motor car company, accord- by the British chancellor of tho ex Ing to the district, attorney's office, chequer and by the exchequer and by Stroebel pleaded guilty a week ago to the French minister of finance, these making false insurance claims upon governments desire to show every re a car which had been damaged twice, jgard to the federal reserve board, a Stroebel told him. Assistant District i government bodv of which the secre- Attorney Weler said. that, the plan rol InnAflmiPAMCADrj UUIV I ilUnliu HIIL ASSURED 0. S. IS not make- a sneelfie leouest for such i lowed was to gel possession ui a wo. safe conduct, preferring to point out ! out. automobile, repair it, obtain new hut is regarded as an inalienablelliocn.se plates, have the car insured tight rather than to appear as seek- j fr as. large a sum as possible, and inn a favor, It was felt that the post- tllen Durn linn taken by the British government! nnkn ni unii itw m when it-M-a,l secured the re- WILSON'S PLURALITY IN imp or tne contederate commission- i erg seized by the United States dur the civil war would make it im Pnssible for that government particu larly to attempt to deny the right of J neutral state to maintain full and tree diplomatic relations with a bcl ngerent state. It is assumed, however, that Great Britain may base its acquiescence in M18 Cas on u riesii'p tn Hfpnnimodate COLORADO !tr MORNINU JOURNAL PltfAL LIAIIO WIRh Denver, Dec. 1. President Wilson's plurality in Colorado at the recent election was 76, SOS, according to the official count of the state canvassing hoard completed late today. This fig ure is arrived at by showing the dif- a friendly neutr'i without com! ! "1 me. niKiM'fi i ... ...- that of the highest republican elector. Thomas R. Munson of Sterling, Colo., the highest democratic elector, received 178,816 votes. C. '. Trews, of Denver, the highest elector, received 102,308. "jilting herself specifically to a recog nition of the academic right of free movements on tho high sea of diplo matic representatives of a belligerent. OLD REGULATIONS HOLD UP OFFICERS' SCHOOL "ORNINd JOURNAL aPICIAt. tt.HD WIRII Leavenworth, Ivans., Dec. 1. In duction courses planned to begin at "i Leavenworth today for 4,10 new ILLINOIS LIVESTOCK EMBARGO IS LIFTED tary of the treasury and the comp troller of the currency are cx-officio members. Payable iu Xew York. "We may add that the sale in lim ited amount of these treasury bills payable In dollars in iNew York, have never been an essential part of the iilllnd trovnrnnient'M financial llbins. IS 76508'lml bavo for some time been under consideration won a view ut mriiir.ii-ing- a credit medium that would ne coinmod ite tho American banking de mands for an instrument of short ma turity and of such limited volume that the government could always under take to lay down gold In New York sufficient to meet the matured bills. "It Is believed further that these bills would have furnished at the end of the war excellent measure of pro tection to the American financial sit uation, inasmuch as theso steadily maturing obligations of the foreign governments would have tended to prevent heavy drafts of gold from this market." An informal statement was made by a member of the Morgan company that no other financial plans havo been formulated in place of the ones abandoned. republican tRY MORNINO JOURNAL RMCIAL LIARtl) WlRl) Springfield, III., Dec. 1. Orders lift ing restrictions on the shipment of cattle from all public stock yards In Illinois were issued here tonight by Dr. O. E. Dyson, state veterinarian, following advices that cattle at Kan- commiui.tn.,,i c..... i;...,.n,....u af Ot I- "'"it:tl 3.'. null lllllllt Iftllin ... y1 United States army, were deferred Khi80 "f 11,1 old military regulation "'en congress will be asked next J to modify. In the meantime, '.t Tln:, ias City suspected of having foot and fiii.ii i ".' (M i lit-in t tt u I it'ti ii civil life. are being held in abeyance. J High Cost or lCUftions. el("fnVPr' Dec. 1. The high cost of ,w n,i hHa hit Denver, as shown by i election commission's budget for tor ! mm nf ,54'4TO iH asked asain nn Purposes next year, in The increased " in f extra "applies is given for the need appropriations. LjnigJVEATIIER j t,wrWiEATHER ""lav nrt l Npw Mexico: Sat bly r": 'Su''day partly cloudy, prob "r1v'n? o1" snow north portion Sat 'nni. i- . ,"r,lHy' n'Sht; not much id mouth disease were not suffering from that infection. Stockers and feeders held In yard, at Chicago and elsewhere may now be released, Dr. Dyson said. WITIIIUtAWAI, XOTU'K AI SK OF X)Mli:XT AT WASHINGTON lASFIi Washington, Dec. 1. - Withdrawal of the. British and French treasury bills by J. P. Morgan Co. , with tho statement that it whs done at the di rection of the respective governments and out of u "desire to show every re gard to the federal reserve board," treated much interest in government circles, but drew no official comment further than a reiteration at the state . . . I department that, the reserve ooaro a IllcviiiH Gets Gold Medal. "1... ".',,., ,1tl,.r of domes- Dee. 1. Judge Emmett . , - lie nun ri ii. Lansing consulted several tmperature. JT-TIIER KF.POUT. um 'empcrat ure, 65: mini- ''&' 4iraakS: tercpernure at -v-m w.4, f.&ar, Santa Fe. Patton of Roswell today sent in his gradings in the high school oratorical contest held at the convention of the New Mexico Educational association recently. He marks Donald Blevtns of Albuquerque first In thought and composition, thus assuring him the gold medal, which had not been of ficially awarded until Judge Pattoii was heard from. Small Coins Turned Out. Denver, Dec. 1. An output of 11. S93.0O0 pennies. 3,715.000 nickels and 2,778,400 quarters, with an aggregate value of ll.2SS.7S0, was reported by the Denver mint today for the months of August, September, October and November. During this period the Denver mm baa been in operation day and merit to meft an unprece dented, demu;-.J for small colaj. Secretary times with the board before the Is suance of its recent warning to American bankers to avoid locking up their funds in foreign treasury bills, likely to involve long term obligations and advised the members that their action could not be considered in the slightest degree unneutral or un Iriendly. Nevertheless, as it affected foreign securities, great care was taken to point out in the board's statement that 'the treasons were purely domestic and the warning was not intended as a reflection upon the financial standing of any country. In some quarters today It was sug gested that perhaps the allied govern ments' action was influenced to an extent, at. Ie3f,t, hv ho;itl:'y m thfir own couiitrlt-i to the Ulcrt wrs: n&tc. Proclamation of Military Rule in the Little Republic Put Into Effect Merely to Estab lish Order, tT MORNINO JOURNAL RRKCIAL LKABKO WIRt) Santo Domingo, Dec. 1. The proc lamation of military rule In the Do minican republic issued by ('apt. II. H. Knnpp, in command of the United Stall's forces here, declares on behalf of the American government that the republic has been occupied by mili tary forces. II. gives assurance that there in no intention on I. f part of the United Slates to try to destroy the independence of the republic, but, on the contrary, expresses a desire to as sist, the country to establish internal order and to enable it to comply with the provisions of its conventions and to fulfill its obligations as a member of the family of nations. The. Dominican laws are to remain in force, except such as conflict with the object of occupation. The legal administration continues to he in the hands of the duly author ized Dominican officials under con trol and supervision of the militaiV authorities. The Dominican courts continue to act, but any offending members of the American force are tn be judged by military officials. Captain Knapp requested tho co operation of the Inhabitants In tho restoration of order and domestic tranquillity. A censorship of news papers, the cable and telegraph lines was eselablished. A promise was given that payment of the budget, sus pended in August, soon would be made. Quiet prevailed here last night. Xew llamiiNhlro for WIIm.ii. Concord, N. II., Dec. 1. The govern ment and council today issued a formal declaration of election of New Hamp shire's presidential election for presi dential electors, after an official can vass i,f the presidential vote. The of ficial returns gave Wilson a plurality of oti, the vote being: Wilson, 43.77S; Hughes, 4a,7:S. A recount of the vote under the rilreeti.ni of the sec retary of state on the petition of re ouhbean candidates u ivlie4uled to tcgla Decua'ber 4. ' capture of '-Kliilbuba. j Fighting in Dobrunjnn has become j more Intense. Bucharest announces a violent attack along the whole front in that region. Berlin declares that the attack against the Bulgarian left wing in Dohruilju failed and that British "tanks" are being used by the attackers. Activity in Galicia. In Galicia there also has been a re awakening: of activity. Pel rog ra d re cords that an A ustro-i iernian allempl to take the offensive north of the Tarnopol-Zloczow railway was repulsed. In Macedonia, in France, and on j the Auslro-llalian front, there has I been no Important change in the sit-I nation. j Tho artillery activity on I ho Komjiiu front In northern France, and Tren- ' lino and Carso regions of tho Italian theater. Is reported to be Increasing.! Marina was not in the British trans port service. When the vessel was sunk It was stated In press dlspntehc. from London that she previously had been connected with the transport servh'e, and allhough that when she sailed on her Inst voyage, she was armed with a gun astern, manned hy two British naval gunners. If the ship was in public service prior to being tnrpudoed, some state ! department ofllclals take the position rblge of heights south of thnt the presumption was in favor of itho position that an enemy might ! have believed her j poi t. al the lime j order to clear up still to be n 'IraiiK of the attack. Ill this point, the na ture of her previous charter, the or ders under which she was sailing, and the character of her officers and crew will be Investigated. r'- Jones M ,11111 U- Both Berlin and Palis claim pulse of ni tacks northwest of j tir, in Serbia. i Admiral du F'ournet, the comman der of tho entente fleet in the Medi ! terrauean, Is reported to have landed troops at Piraeus, the port of Athens. 'I he French, British and Italian con tingents are said to have been includ ed in the landing party. Aside from a. report that Greek troons are being sent tovvar, Athens from the north of Greece, there ale no Indications as to what measures the Greek government has taken to comply with or oppose Admiral du Fournet's demands for the turning over of Greek arms ammunition. DEFENSE HAS INNING IN$60,000 LIBEL In. MORNINU JOURNAL RPVCIAL LRAREO WIRRl Red iak, Iowa, Dec. 1. An alleged plan to "get rid" of YVilkoraon, even "If we had to kill him." to silence two others, bi U;e a woman and "fix" cer tain stale officials, alleged to have been agreed upon by former Stale Senator F. I''. Jones and till en other persons, was outlined today by J. W. Noel1 of Villisea, Iowa, witness for the defense in the $110,000 libel suit of against J. N. Wllkersoii, de- iteclive from Kansas City. The plain- It iff alleges Wllkerson circulate, ru ' mors that Jones was responsible for I the eight "axe murders'' at Vllllsca in I I ill:'. I Noell testified he was in an Implo ' ment shed hack of F. I''. Jones' store 'in VUbsca last May and heard four ! men in coiiversal ion. lie said he ree i oguized the voice of F. F. Jones and also A. V. Jones and "believed" a third man was W. II. MeCaull ami the ; fourth was a stranger. I lie heard I lie plan outlined, lie testl ! fi. ,!, ( "gel rid of Wllkerson," and I disiii.se of Blai kie Mansfield and Kd war.l Landers, "for fear of what tlief An Associated Press dispatch from ! would London says that a strong Impression ; could prevails there that Great Britain willlinous grant, the request from Washington for reconsideration of the refu.su I nf a safe conduct to ("mint Tarnowskl von Tarnow, the recenllv aimolnted Aus t ro-1 1 angaria n ambassador to the United Slates. la ssi di:i i: ( oi ibi s osidi;i:abi,i: testify. liiey thought they buy off Mrs. Tompkins for 'a ml dollars,'" Noell stated, "and .1..,., ..-..i.! IVietr iik,1 not wni I'v- iiliitlll . ,, V r,,, i - .. - 'Attorney General Co.tson, because he lis with us,' They said County Attor ney Gillette 'would be easily fixed.'" Mrs. Tompkins previous testified (she overheard a minder plotted near j I he Moore home. oM el oss-examlnat Ion Noell w ould MIIV1I ATI l ni" .'A,, tain wn.v no mm n'l ii''' in i:'i t before the grand jury. IS GREATLY IMPROVED ..l-The'new Rum dnv'o in.o' The j ARCH BOLD'S CONDITION wooded Carpathians, with the purpose of diverting part of General vol', Fal kenhayn's troops from the Rumanian front and preventing a further inva sion of Rumanion on Ihe Transvivan ian side, Is acquiring momentum as it proceeds. The drive, reports say, now has developed into operations on a large scale. The important line of communica tions from Kilibaha lo Mara mu ms Is under control of the Russian guns on the crests Burns N in a Hurry. Troy, N. Y.- Dec. 1 Mayor Cor nelius F. Burns, president of the New York Slate Conference of Mayors, in o letter to Governor Whitman today I he would survive called attention t the existing price I of foodstuffs, and urged the governor to aid the movement to bring about reductions by boycott of certain arti cles. In the letter, Mayor Burns said that It has been determined thut eggs Khali be the first article taken up In this lower prices movement and that, the t'liie c' coii'in.ncing th ram-pai-'r. shall Uc WtcLiuvda', tvct:a btx 6. . . I ! MORNI NQ JOURNAL RPICIAL LKABtO WIRC1 1 Tarrytown, N. Y., Dec. 1. The con jdltton of John D Archbold, president of the Standard nil company of New I Jersey, who has been dangerously ill for several "lavs, after an operation i for appendicitis, was much improved I but be whs Mill very ill, It was said at his home. Mr. Archbold had gained strength during the day, it was stated, and In the afternoon appeared to bo com fortable. Although be is lis years old his simple habits of life and strona constitution gave bis family hope that War Baby IncIui.'s Dividend. I New Yolk. Dec. 1. The Scovill (Manufacturing company, a Connecti cut corporation, making brass special ties, Including fuses for shrapnel, to day announced another monthly div idend of 10 per cent. Thus far this yur Hii dl'idcnd dlthuremrnta .imount to 'JJ per eat . The cariul stock of the company is $. a.OOJ.Odt), ti'uins vvitli loot from the stores unci I private residences of Chihuahua City and were preparing to follow ttiesrt trams were on the Mexico Northwest em railroad, according to n message, received at military lieaduuu tiers hw tonight from General (Uqiia'p cavalry column, which was at Ctility, tho first station north of the state capital, tho report said. The scouts obtained their inlorniatl.T lrom refugees reaching Guilty add Sams from Clilhualtuu, City. This news was taken at head quarters to indicate tho Intention of. Villa lo evacuate the city after loot Ing It, as he did at liirral, Santa Ro salia and Jlmlnex. General Trevlno was said by (ieneral Gonzales to have, been in iTorcaslIss yesterday awaltlnif the arrival of Gen. Francisco Mur gula's forces from the direction oC Camaigo, south of Chihuahua City. Villa made a speech against for eigners iu Hidalgo plaza, following his occupation of the city, a Chinese fanner and merchant, who left Chi huahua City Wednesday morning It in a. in., said iipv.ii his arrival here early today on a troop train. In his) speech, Villa warned all residents of the city against hiding any foreigners In their homes, and declared he In tended to kill all foreigners, the Chi nese added. Villa also said h 1 tended to confiscate all foreign prop erty and give It to the Mexicans. Afraid of Villa's Wrath, The Chinese explained that he'ilb. not hear Villa's speech, but was told about It. hy a Mexican woman In whose homo he was hiding at Itlie time. Villa, occupied the Hy. She re turned to toll him she could no longer shelter him, as she was afraid of Vil la's wrath if he discovered she was hiding a foreigner. Before he could leave the house, a detachment of Villas men came In, the Chinese said. They broke down (lie door and started a search for him when he ran out of a back door and escaped to Nomhre de Dlos, a subur ban settlement near Chihuahua. Ho said he saw Villa's troops at the country home of Gen. Luis Terrains, north of Chihuahua, mid these fired at the train which was leaving for the north, but without casualties. Ha also said three trains of. troops es caped to Sauz Tuesday and Wednes day, hut all went back with General Oznna, the Chinese said. He did not .sen any American, French, German or British refugees at Sauz, he said, but only saw numbers of Chinese aiiTl a few Syrians. He confirmed the killing of many Chinese residents at Chihuahua City. He said ho saw at least fifteen dead In tho streets near where he was hiding and lie believed many others were killed, lie said tho cannon on Ceiro Santo Ros.i set firo to many houses in tho city. The Chinese citizen arrived hero In rags, although he was a prosperous merchant and farmer ut Chihuahua City, lie was without njoney, as are more than MM) here now, and an ap peal has been sent to the Chinese am bassador al Washington for funds to feed these refugees. Il.in. Ills l ight Siibbornly. A Spanish subject ulso reaching tho bonier today, gave tho first details ot the fighting along Zarco avenue, which was said tov have been tho fieriest of any III the zone of battle. With his family, he lived on Karen avenue and said he saw bandits as they charged and cminter-ehargeil the government positions there, final ly capturing the duadalupo church, and the breastworks at Guadalupe bridge near the church. The bandits burned the parish house and then moved Into the heart of the city, ho said. The Spaniard denied a report which was Iu general circulation here today anioiHr the Spanish residents to tho effect that Gen. Luis Terrazas' marblo palace, the brewery and many homes along I ii n mpii avenue had been bullied by order of Villa. This report Was made to tho owner of the Chi huahua brewery by a Spaniard who churned to have come by uutomohilo from Chihuahua City today. The re port was transmitted to General Ter iH.as at nis home in F.I Paso, and was. generally accepted as a fact until Sen or (isniegiis, the Spanish consul, made an Investigation and discovered (lie report whs started In El Paso and had no foundation. In anticipation of bandit attacks, tho Ciiiranza government today had a large amount of army supplies, food, (.ml forage shipped In wagons from Juarez across to tho American side. Tho wagons "ere sealed by United Stales customs officers and placed under bond. Jiinrcf. Is a Gai'lix.n. Jua rex is a military garrison to night. All of the barracks are filled with soldiers and the ruilroad yards crowded with troop trains ahd parked artillery: the streets swarm with Car ranxa soldiers In the high crowned hats of the south, their bright colored blankets wrapped to their ears. Offi cers rlda everywhere in automobiles and carriages or ride along the main streets, their swords clanking. It was estimated that there are now 2.000 o!d'.-s "ji Juarez and .a troop tr:n, from Cjj Grtade u ei-pwtti