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CITY EDITION CITY EDITION THJRTY-KIGHTH YfclYK, VOL. CXI.VI. No. II. Twelve Pages Albuquerque, New Mexico, Thursday, October 11, 1917. Twelve Pages Dally by Carrier or MaH, 70c a M.n.ih Single Copies, 5o President Wilson Issues Proclamation of Government' s Control Over Practically All Foodstuffs in General Use; Rigid Licensing System for Manufacturers, Wholesalers and Big Retailers, After November First flDT 10 END EXCEPT fill TE Chancellor Michaelis Says No Foot of Territory in Europe or Overseas Will Be Given to Allies. ECONOMIC ALLIANCE OF ENEMIES FEARED Declares Teutons Will Not Con sent to Peace So Long as Effort to Split People From Ruler Goes On. tar MORNIN JOURNAL imui IKHO '' ' Amstordam, Oct. 10. At the plen ary sitting of the retchstag yesterday. Vr. Georg Michaelis, the imperial chancellor, asserted Hint peace wat tmpojj'fcl :;a ' long as lli-rraanr'' ttne.uiea Oen anded ar.y uAman soil or endeavored ti drive a. wedge between ' ti German piople and thclr'emperor. The speech of the chancellor was de livered during the discussion of the resolution against propaganda In the r.rmy In favor of a German peace. "Wq could get along much better," said tho chancellor, "if those who combut the peace resolution of July 19 and assert that its supporters want a separate peace, would be more Just toward this resolution. We must work out in their positive sense and force fully the aims comprised in this reso lution. We must be clear in our minds as to what we desire and must emphasize what was said in the reso lution. Nation Stands Together. . "The German nation will stand to gether as one man, unshakable, and persevere in the fight until its rights and the rights of our allies to exist ence and development are assured. In its unity the German empire is invincible. "We must continue to persevere until the German empire, on the con tinent and overseas, establishes this position. Further, we must strive to see that the armed alliance of our enemies does not grow into an eco nomic offensive alliance. , Peace With Guarantees. "We can in this sense accept a peace which guarantees the peasant ihe reward for his lands; which gives the worker merited , recompense; which creates a market for industries and supplies the foundation of social progress; which gives our ships the possibility of a free voyage, of enter ing ports and taking coal all over the vorld a peace of the widest eco nomic and cultural development, a real peace. This peace we can attain within these limits." MISSING COLLER GIRL IS LIVING OUT WEST WT MOftNIM JOURNAL SRICIAL LUKI WlM! New York, Oct. 10. A year's search for Virginia Coller, aged It years, who disappeared from her home here October 24, 1916, has ended In the girl being found happily married in a "little town out west," according to a report issued today by the police. Miss Coller and Tang Sing, a Chinese, were traced to Chicago, then to San Francisco And Seattle where it was learned they had taken passage for Japan. Returning to New York by way of Manila, Yang Sing was arrest ed and is now awaiting a hearing at Ellis Island. The Chinese furnished information) the police say, which' led to the girl's location. Stock Exchange Closed Saturday. New York, Oct. 10. The governors of the stock' exchange today voted to close the exchange Saturday, October J 3, the day following Columbus day. GE IK I 10 USER HAIG .MID PETAIN Ant UHlli GROUND CAPTURED ON YPRES FRONT Germans Make Furious As sault on French Lines in Verdun Sector and Tem porarily Gain Ground, ITALIANS BLOODILY REPULSE AUSTRIANS Considerable Activity on Riga Front Is Reported From Petrograd; Teutons Severe ly Bombard Slav Positions, imr NORHIHR JOURNAL RPIOAL LRAR Wll.ll As is customary after the attain ment of the objectives of his drive, Field Marshal Haig on Wednesday permitted the British trooDS in Flan. ders to have a breathing spell while consolidating their gains of Tuesday along the Ypres front. Likewise the French forces on the British left flank vere busily engaged in organizing their newly won positions. A heavy rain fell during the day, and no attempts at strong attacks were made by either side, although at various points there were small forays in the nature of line straightening op rations by the British and French and weak- attempts nt counter oftwiislv on ' fit of the tiermaim. Thrwi ha te; inanrim'j. all were repuRw and th nllles .held Ue i..uid tlUjAud in Tuesday's offensive. , Germans Dent Lines. Along the right bank of the Meuse in the Verdun sector the Germans, north of the Bois Le Chaume. follow ing a violent bombardment, attacked ie French line and penetrated it at several points, but were kept from penetrating further by the fire of Gen ?ral Petain's artillery. In the Auatro-Italian theater the Austrians attempted to gain ground against the Italians on the Cur so pla teau, but in the furious fighting they re worsted, suffering heavy casual ties. Along the Bainsizza plateau live ly artillery duels again are in progress. Activity on Riga Front. Considerable activity both by the ar tillery and the infantry continues on he Riga front in the north Russia zone. Southeast of the Spitali farm the Germans have violently bombard d Russian positions. In the middle tor of this front the duels have reached considerable proportions to the north of Lake Miadziol. Peace is Impossible, according to a statement of the imperial German chancellor, so long as Germany's an tagonists demand German soil or ter ritory or to separate the people front their emperor. The news has leaked out that re cently there was a mutiny on four battleships of the German fleet at Wilhelmshaven, the captain of one of which was thrown overboard and drowned. The sailors later surren dered, and a number of them are said to have been shot, while others were sentenced to long terms of imprison ment. ' Buy Liberty Loan Bonds. Douglas. Ariz., Oct. 10. The enlist ed men of three batteries of artillery stationed here have purchased since October 1 Liberty bonds to the value of 122,860, according to an announce, ment at local military headquarters tonight. Where Women's Organizations Will Meet and Programs of Meetings The following are today's and t his evening's programs of the dis tinctively women's organizations: ' , 2 p. m. Arcade hall. Meeting of the New Mexico Federation of Women's Clubs. Mrs. R. F. Asplund. chairman. 3:30 p. m. Arcade hall. Meeting of the New Mexico Suffrage fLeague. Mrs., A. B. Stroup, chairman. Addresses: "The Change in a Man's Life From Civil to Military Conditions," by Dr. Swope of the New Mexico Nat Guard. "War Work of Suffragists," by Mrs. W. E, Lindsey. Woman's Congress Meeting Auspices "Woman's Auxiliary ' of De fense Council at 8 p. m. Address of Welcome. W. C. Oestrelch, of the Chamber of Com merce. Mrs. Isaac Barth, of the Woman's Auxiliary? Bernalillo county. Mrs. John W. Wilson, for the club women of Albuquerque. Response Governor W. E. Lindsey, for the state. Mrs. F. L. Myers, for auxiliary. . .. Addresses War Work of the Auxiliary. '.;' War Work of the Hoover Com mission, Mrs. Ruth Miller. War Work of the W. C. T. U Miss Anna A. Gordon, National Pres ident. , War Work of the State Federation of Clubs, Mrs. R. F. Asplund. War Work of the State Federation of Clubs, Mrs. R, F. Asplund. War Work of the Suffrage Association, Mrs. A, B. Stroup. . f War Work of the D. A. R., Mrs. E. N. Bullock. - , ESTANCIA VALLEY TOWNS TO SENO ' BIO DELEGATIONS TO CELEBRATION Willard, Mcintosh, Moriarty and Estancia Declare Holi day for Today; Los Lunas and Belen Do Likewise. ATTENDANCE AT EVENT WILL REACH HIGH MARK Big Program Scheduled for This Afternoon at Traction Park by Soldiers and Aus tin's Cowboy Champions. Attendance at the state Patriotic celebration is expected to reach its high tide today the first really big day of the celebration and continue at that stage for the rest of the week. John Tombs, secretary of the Cham ber of Commerce, last night predicted that 5,000 visitors would be in Al buquerque today. Cot. D. k. B. Sellers, director of the celebration, was equal ly confident. Reports from two sections of the state the Estancia valley and Valen cia county brought cheer to workers for the success of the celebration last night. Colonel Sellers was notified that stores in Belen and Los Lunas w-tIiJ be Hosed today to encourage fttt'(.ttn t he Pflotlc eelebra toil, and that tho Motor Minute Men of those places were coming in their cars. They will reach the Barelas bridge at 11:30 o'clock this morning. Albuquerque Motor Minute men will meet them there and escort them into the city. Entancians Will Parade. Estancia will declare today a holi day, A. J. Fish of that place tele phoned Mr. Tombs, and a big part of the population of the town will come to Albuquerque. Colonel Sellers was Informed later that Moriarty, Mcin tosh and Willard would take the same action and send big delegations here today. The Estancia valley contingent will begin leaving the starting points In their cars at 4 o'clock this morning and others will follow until 8 o'clock. All are expected to be here by II o'clock and a parade of visitors from the Estancia valley will be held at that time. The program for today follows: Morning. 9 a. m. Opening of amusements on Gold avenue. 9:30 a. m. Armory. General con ference of, all war workers in the state, 10 a. m. Commerce building. Semi annual meeting New Mexico Wool Growers' association, Edward Otero, chalr.man. 10:30 a. m. Children's flag parade, headed by Menaul school boy's band, L. J. Dean, grand marshal. Afternoon. 2 p. m. Arcade hull. Meeting of the New Mexico Federation of Wom en's Clubs, Mrs. R. F. Asplund, chair man. 1 3:30 p. m. Arcade hall. Meeting of the New Mexico Suffrage league. Mrs. A. B. Stroup. chairman. 2 p. m. Traction park. Military field sports by the twelve companies of the First New Mexico infantry un der direction of MaJ. E. P. Bujac. 4 p. m. Frontier sports. "Tex" Aus- GIANTS TORN E BY 2 TO I SCORE Eddie Cicotte, Who Led Chi cago to " Victory in First Game, Forced to Bow to Rube Benton's Prowess. ONLY SIX. OF WESTERN TEAM REACH FIRST BASE Robertson 'Shares in Praise With Giant Hurler on Ac count of Sensational Catch and Work at Bat. tni MORNING JOURNAL (PICIAL LIARIO W'Rt) New York, Oct. 10. Cheered on bv thousands of loyal rooters, the New York Nationals turned desperately upon the Chicago Americans In the third game of tho world series hore this afternoon and shut out their Inter- league rivals, z to n. It was an entire, ly different appearing team that faced the White Sox at tho Polo grounds. For the first time since tho present struggle for titular baseball honors began, the Giants fought and won both victory and the breaks of the game. . As win the case in the first contest In Chicago, the struggle. developed in to a rUvflni' tiu!.', at ta Viy it was Eddie Cicotte who was forced to bow before the prowess of the opposing hurler and the sweeping bats of tho Giants. ' Pitted against Rube Benton, tho star of the White Sox hurling corps found a rival as skillful as he in delivery, as crafty In generalship and who refused to allow Cicotte's teammates a run to ease the strain. Only six of the visitors reached first, five on hits and ono on a fielder's choice, and of these only two saw sec ond base. Giants Play Brilliantly. Behind Benton the Giants played with a dash and brilliancy which were completely missing in the two preced ing games. Despite Cicotte's fine control and deceptive curves. thev smashed Into the delivery of the White frox pitching star in tho fourth Inning and hammered out the two runs which spelled victory and restored their con fidence for the contests to come. After the game the Nationals express ed the belief that they would be ablo to repeat tomorrow and start westward Thursday night on even terms with their American leagu opponents for the fifth game of the series set for Saturday in Chicago. Among the fans tonight the name of Davis Robertson of Norfolk, Va., i? praised in equal proportions with that of Rube Benton, another southern player, hailing from Clinton, N. C. These two brought about the downfall of the Chicago combination when the outlook for a break in the series of defeats was none too bright. The score: Chicago. AB. n. if. po. A. K. J. Collins, If ....... 0 0 1 0 S McMullin, 3b .... 4 0 0 0 1 0 E. Collins, 2b .... 4 0 2 3 2 0 Jackson, rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 Felsch, cf 3 0 1 5 0 6 Gandil, lb 3 0 0 6 0 0 Weaver, ss i II 0 2 0 2 0 Schalk, c 3 0 0 9 0 0 Cicotte, p 3 0 0 0 1 1 Totals 31 0 5 24 6 3 New York. AR. U. TI PO. A U! Burns, If 4 0 1 ilerzog, 2b 4 0 1 ICauff, cf 4 0 0 Zimmerman, 3b . . 4 0 1 Fletcher, ss 4 0 0 Robertson.rf ..... 4 18 i i 0 0 0 1 Holke, lb 4 1 Rsriden, c 2 0 Benton, p S 0 1 15 1 7 0 1 Totals 33 2 . 8 27 14 2 Score by Innings: Chicago ...... . 000 000 0000 New York ..; 000 200 OOx 2 Summary: Two-base- hits Holke. Weaver. Three-base hit Robertson, Stolen base Robertson. Sacrifice hit Rarlden. Double play Rarlden to Iforzog. Left on bases Chicago. 4; New York, 8. First on errors New York, 2. Earned runs Off Cicotte, 2. Struck out By Cicotte. 8; by Benton, 5. Umpires At the plat, Klem: first base, O'Laughlin; second base, Evans; third base, Rlgler. Time of gam 1:65. Lodge MaUeji Patriotic More. . East Las Vegas, N. M., Oct 10. The J. E. Rosenwald lodge of the B'Nai B'Rith has passed a resolution asking every member of the organiza tion to become a member of the Cltl femV Loyalty lea gat, - BLANK WHIT AT POLO GROUNDS THE WEATHER FORECAST. .' Denver, Colo., Oct. 10. For New Mexico: Thursday and Friday gener ally fair; colder cast portion Friday. SEAY ACQUITTED OF MURDERING GREEN RY MORNING JOURNAL RPICIAL LRARIO WIRt) Denver, Colo., Oct. 10. William R. Seay who shot and killed Edward C. Green in an office in the city hall here last May, was acquitted in J:s trlct court here today. Seay pleaded self-defense. The men's quarrel followed a c'if ferenee growing out of the city elec tion last April, Seay and Green hav ing been leaders in politics In ono sec tion of Denver. Green was superin tendent of the city hlghwny dopnrt rvnt and Seay was an employe in. til slurtly after the election. U-BOATS TAKE HEAVY TOLL OF MERCHANTMEN 'r U IV.t.O JOU.-I AL RRIC.AL LIARRD W4- London, Oct. 10. British merchant vessels over 1,600 tons sunk by mine or submarine in tho last week num ber fourteen, according to the offieiul statement of the British admiralty to niKht. Two vessels under 1.600 tons and three fishing vessels also were sunk. FIGHT BITTERLY Fierce Struggle for.Pc of Brewery Continues, Ger mans Regaining After Hav ing Lost It. i BIY MORNIN JOURNAL RW.L LRAHD WIRI1 British Front in France and Bel gium, Oct. 10. (By the Associated Press) The British and French armies, who yesterday made such a spectacular assault over the Flanders bog lands against the German de fenses cast and north of Ypres, were digging themselves in today alon a lino that represents an important gain. Hut the never-ending reaches of almost bottomless mud had during the last twenty-four hours robbed Field Marshal Haig'a men of some of the laurels which they had won in such remarkable mannor. Over much of the front involved those small bodies of hardy pioneers who floundered Forward through merciless moraBses to the most for ward positions that were reached, had been forced to fall back and rejoin their comrades on the main lines of the advance. In some places this was due in part to German counter-attacks, but for the most part the ter rible condition of the ground was re sponsible. Detachments Far Advanced. Even those rain-CruiFChed, mud caked weary men were still reaching out for more ground. ; Late reports told of bodies of infantry that were far beyond tho line which can now be claimed as definitely held. What they may achieve only, another day can tell. ' ' The French line today was still nestled firmly almost tit the edge of the great Houtholst forest, and the poll us had even Improved their line somewhat during the night On their immediate right the British also were established in positions some two thousand yards in advance of their Jumping off place of yesterday. They had surged forward to a line about 500 yards east of , the Poelcapelle Houtholst highway and' hind maintain ed themselves In the face of several vigorous enemy counter attacks. Conntcr-nttat'ks Rrdtt?d- The Germans delivered mpavy counter-attacks at the Juncture-, of the British and French armies' early In the day but the allied artillery caught the attacking troops and smashed the attempt. , The ground Immediately In front of the British left and the French right wing was so wet that the Germans made no attempt to occupy it perma nently. For this reason the allies here had a comparatively qolet night. Just north of the Ypres-titaden railway there was hard fighting yes terday morning near the St. Chemins farm. The British forced the Germans out of the latter place but were un successfully countered almost at once. Battle at Brewery. Hard fighting still continued about the brewery in the eastern environs of Poelcapelle. The Germans were com pelled by the British fire to withdraw but at last reports the Germans had regained;, their hold on th e building and were resisting attacks strenuous YPRES FRONT BOG OVER WHICH MEN NEARLY ALL ESMIfllf FOODSTUFFS CONIROIf BY GOVERNMENT MM FIRST MfOF NOVEMBER EXECUTIVE PROCLAMATION MOST DRASTIC STEP SO FAR TAKEN TO PUT CHECK ON HIGH PRICES License System Is Extended to most Every Article That Goes on Table and Heavy Penaties Are Provided for All Who Violate Provisions of Act; Farmers ' and Small Retail Dealers Are Exempted, but Wholesalers and Storage Men, Millers and All Others Handling Eatables Are Subject to Hoover's Orders; Administration Is to Be Direct From Washington, and Directions Are Given for Ap plications by Which Business May Be Legalized. (By Morning Journal Washington, Oct.' 10. Uovornment control of foodstuffs is extended to take In virtually all the essentia) ar ticles of diet by a proclamation issued tonight by President Wilson directing tho food administration to license, after November 1, the manufacture, storage, Importation and distribution of ome twenty, prime commodities. Many small dealers are exempted, as are farmers, who were especially ex cepted in the food control law. Tho move was forecast In a state ment last night by the food adminis tration declaring it was necessary to prevent unreasonable profits and to stop hoarding and speculation. After quoting the food control act, under which the action is taken, tho president's proclamation says: President's Prix-luimiUon. "It is essential, in order to carry into effect the purposes of said act, to license the importation, manufacture, storage and distribution of nocessnrlos to the extent herein specified: "All person, firms, corporations arm Associations engaged In the business either (1) operating cold storage warehouses, ,'(a cold storage ware house for the purpose of this proc lamation being defined as any place artificially or mechanically cooled to or below a temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit, in which food products are placed and held for thirty days or more); (2) operating elevators, ware houses or other places for storage of corn, oats, barley, beans, rice, cotton seed, cotton seed cake, cottonseeu meal and peanut meal; or (3) Import ing, manufacturing (including milling. mixing or packing) or distributing (in eluding buying or selling) any of 'the following commodities: Foodstuffs Concerned. "Wheat, wheat flour. "Rye, or rye flour. "Barley, or barley flour. "Outs, oatmeal or rolled ots. "Corn, corn grits, corn meal, hom iny, corn flour, starch from corn, corn oil, corn syrup. . "Rice, rice flour. "Dried beans. "Pens or dried peas. "Cotton seed, cotton seed oil, cotton seed meal. "Peanut oil or peanut meal. "Soy bean oil, soy bean meal, palm oil or copra oil. "Oleomargarine, lard, lard substi tutes, olco oils or cooking fats. "Milk, butter or cheese. "Condensed, powdered or evapo rated milk. "Fresh, canned or cured beef, pork or mutton. ' "Poultry or eggs. "Fresh or frozen fish. "Fresh fruits or vegetables. "Canned peas, dried beans, toma toes, corn, salmon or sardines. "Dried prunes, apples, peaches or raisins. "Bugar, syrups or molasses. Certain Kxceptions. "Excepting, however, the follow ing: ' "Operators of all elevators or ware houses; handling wheat or rye and manufacturers of the derivative pro ducts of wheat or rye, who have al ready been licensed. "Importers, manufacturer and re finers of sugar and manufacturers of sugar syrups and molasses who havs already been licensed. "Retailers whose gross sales of food commodities do not exceed $100,000 per annum. "Common carriers. "Farmers, gardeners, co-operative associations of farmers or gardeners, including livestock farmers and other persons with respect to the products of any farm, garden or other land Producers and Dealers in Al Special Leased Wire.) owred, leased or cultivated by them. "Fishermen whose business does not extend beyond primary consignment. "Those deuling In any of the above commodities on any exchange, board, of trade, or similar institution as de fined by section 13 of the act of Au gust 10, 117, to the extent of their dealings on such exchange or board of ttade.' ' ' '. , .. l-- '' Small Mills Kxemptod. ' "Millers of corn, oatB, barley, wheat, rye or rice operating only plants of a daily capacity of less than seventy five barrels. "Cannerg of peas, dried beans, corn, tomatoes, salmon or sardines whose grosg production does not exceed 6, 0U0 cases per annum. "Persons slaughtering, packing and distributing fresh, canned or cured beef, pork or mutton, whose gross sales of such commodities do not ex? ' coed $100,000 per annum. "Operators of poultry or egg packr jj Inir plants, whose gross sales do not . exceed $50,000 per annum, "Manufacturers cf maple syrup, maple sugar and maple compound. "Ginncra, buyers' agents, dealers or, other handlers of cotton seed who l.aiidlo yearly, between September 1 and August 31, less than 150 tone of cotton seed: Required to Have License, "Are hereby required to secure on or before November 1, 1917, a license, which license will be Issued tinder such rules and regulations governing,,, the conduct of tho business as may be prescribed. "Applications for the license must be made to the UNITED STATKS FOOD ADMINISTRATION, WASIW INGTON, D. C, LAW DKPARTMfcNT. LICENSE DIVISION, on forms pre pared by It in advance for that pur? pose which may be secured on re quest. "Any persons, firm, corporation or associations other than those herein lefore excepted who shall engage in or carry on any business hereinbe fore specified after November 1. 117, without first securing such license, will be liable to the penalty prescribed by said act of congress." . The penalties prescribed for viola tion of the act are a fine of $5,000 or imprisonment of not more than two years. TEN MEXICAN LEPERS ; WILL BE DEPORTED (RT MORNIN JOURNAL SHOAL LtAMO WIS!) J Silver City, N. M., Oct 10. LivestU gation of two leprosy cases found in examination of Grant county men lor the new national army disclosed two Mtx can families, ten metii'je:" ef which are filleted with tue dtsenre. Iluj were Isolated by Dr Sam Krk- les, coVnty health officer, and taken today to El Paao where they will be turned over to immigration authori ties. WIFE SHOOTS HUSBAND FATALLY-SURRENDERS ' MOHNINR JOURNAL ICIAL LIARCS W1RRI . Cripple Creek, Colo., Oct. 10 Henry Ahrendt, a real estate dealr of Victor, Colo., near here, was shot ..'nd almost Instantly killed at his apartments here late tonight. Mrs. Ahrendt called a physician, handed him a revolver and surrendered to Sheriff Geotgo Whalcn, who went to arrest he.r She refused to make any statement Ahrendt was shot twtca through the back. He wu 54 years old and had lived in Victor seven yeurs, - , - , - - j .