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UP THE SUPPiy BILLS
Senate Passes Several Ap propriation Measures HOUSE IN DEBATE Senate Adds Eight Million Dollars to House Naval Bill—Fortifications Rill Passes Without Amendment Mashing ion. February 26.—Cong teas worked iwa> steadily today and to night on its task of cleaning up supply hills which must be out of the way be fore adjournment on March 4. The Sen ate passed the naval bill, $102,000,000: the fortification bill. *6.900.000. n.nd the diplomatic bill. $4,200,000. while the House spent the day debating the gen oral deficiency measure, with inter ruptions now and then to dispose of conference reports. The Senate added about $8,000,000 to the naval bill as it passed the House, providing in the two battleship con struction programme for five sea-going submarines instead of one, for 16 in stead of 1 1 coast defense submarines, for a gunboat and a hospital shit* anil adding $!,000,000 for an armor plant and S500.000 for a projectile factory. Senator Smoot vainly sought to have authorized the construction of 50 sea going and 25 coast submarines, declar ing that "no man can tell when the Eu ropean disturbance will involve this country in difficulties.” This precipi tated a general discussion of the war In which Senators Lewis of Illinois. Jones of Washington, Thomas of Colorado and Townsend of .Michigan joined. Pass Fortifications Bill The fortifications bill was passed without amendment, so it now goes to the President for his signature. Some $250,000 Mas added to the diplomatic bill, and a paragraph calling on tin* President to collect from Cuba $6,500,000. the expense of the American army of pacification in 1909, was stricken out on a point of order. The. House agreed to most of the Sen ate amendments to the army hill, hut refused to accept several, including one eliminating the prohibition against stop watches and other "speeding up” meth ods 1n army shops. All except one of ♦ he Senate amendments to the legisla tive. executive and judicial bill Mere dis agreed to. For the item of $160,000 to be spent by the President in connection with the formal opening of the Panama ca nal. the House substituted $50,000 and in structed Its conferees to insist upon that amount. Democratic and republican leaders on both sides of the capitol Mere busy dur ing the day holding informal conferences on the legislative situation. There is some hope that the Philippine bill and ihe general dam hill may be considered, but Senator Simmons said that if it was found that they could not he passed without prolonged debate, both would have to he dropped. The democrats ap parently have determined to let these measures have precedence over the ship purchase bill. Difficulties Increase v Difficulties of the majority leaders have been increased by the incorporation by the Senate of the McCumber rural cred its bill in the agricultural appropriation measure. The banking and currency com mittees of both houses will meet tomor row to consider the situation and it is understood that the democrats have about decided to substitute for the McCumber amenoment the Hollis hill, regarded as an administration measure. Representa tives Henry. Bulkely and other House champions of rural credits, said that while the McCumber amendment was not com plete, they were willing to support it In order to get. legislation on the sub ject. The Senate remained in session until late tonight debating a conference re port on the seamen's bill. WANTS TO IMPROVE TRADE RELATIONS New York. February 26.—At a meet ing of business men here today, called by Isaac Wolf, Jr., a New York mer chant. who is president of the American Association of Commerce and Trade, with headquarters in Berlin, measures Mere discussed for encouraging trade relations in non-contraband goods be tween this country and Germany. Mr. Wolf said that a tentative plan, approved by the state department, pro vides for tho chartering of a ship to take to Germany such goods as are not declared contraband and to return with a cargo of similar character. BRITISH MAKING UNDERWATER GUN New York. Februar\ 26.— The Rev. James O. Hannay, canon of St. Patrick's ci.thedral in Dublin, who arrived here tonight from Liverpool, brought a report of an underwater gun he said he learned the British admiralty was manufacturing to combat Germany's submarine warfare. \ The gun, ('anon Hannay said, distributed shrapnel with great precision under water. One gun of this type hail been com pleted and construction of others wa.; , being expedited, h«* added. Bank Is Insolvent New York, February 26.— A bank ruptcy petition filed in 1913 against !£'.; Harry B. Hollins, head of the former banking firm of S. H. B. Hollins & Co. was dismissed today in the * tfederal court upon the petition of l lol • Jins’ attorneys, who represented that the Hollins firm is liquidating its lia bilities and that Hollins has settled his rional debts. I MerchUlm s anics TrustygqJS Bank I 1905 Second Ave. “Right on Your Way” r We pay 4 per cent interest on savings, com pounded every three months. Bank open o’clock Saturday evening for savings deposits. If you have not already done so, come with us. A. IMJRTKn, rreeldnil J>0. H. M’AHhHW If UtVVi HM-Pruldt*! HRVRVll "cHISOLM C. OARBER, Cashier Aaat. Cashier. , , - ■ „ I __ \ GLEE CLUB CONCERT IS VERY ENJOYABLE Vanderbilt Boys Delight Large Audience at Jeffer son—Dance at Club Tim concert of the Vanderbilt Glee dub at the Jefferspn last night pro\ ed most enjoyable, and the audience was enthusi astic in its applause of many of the vocal selections rendered by the college men. While the first two or three numbers on the programme seemed somewhat tame, the melodies met the approbation of the musical critics. The club soon began to warm to its work and the audience be oame more and more demonstrative in its applause. Several comic songs "brought down the house," and encore after encore was insistently demanded. Among selections giving greatest pleas ure were "Little Grey Home in the West." sung by Mr. Meeks, and "Lullaby from Jocelyn," rendered by Mr. Jobe. A feature of the evening was the dance and entertainment given at the Birming ham Newspaper club in honor of the Van derbilt men at the close of the per form anee. At the end of the first part of the programme an invltatfon was ten dered the audience to attend the enter tainment. The affair at the club was well attend ed, and the two upper floors were given over to the visitors. The tables wore cleared away from the cafe floor for dancing purposes and the people enjoyed themselves until a laic hour. The programme was as follows: PART ONE. Vanderbilt Ode (Vaughn* The (Rub. ‘ I Want to Linger, I<oiif" Meeks. Bar wick, Henderson. Sciple, Henry, Of fen ha user. Feyler and Vance. "Lullaby from Joselyn," (Godard)—Mr. Jobe, "Can't Vo’ Real* Me Callin’ " (Gardner Roma)-Mr. Douglas and the club. "The Ragpicker," Meeks, Douglas, Hen ry and Vance. Sister Susie's Sewing Shirts for Sol diers,'' Mr. S-ciple. "Some Different Things," the club. PART TWO. "Mv Pale Brown Lady Sue," (Bartlett) Mr. Meeks and the club. "A Pipe and a Glass for Me," (Prince ton Triangle Club) —Meeks. Barwlck, Hen derson. Sciple, Henry, Oflenhauser, Fey ler and Vance. "Gypsy Trail" (Gall&way)—Mr. Doug las. "Some More Different Things." the club. "Do Coppah Moon" (Shelley)—Meeks, Douglas. Henry ami Vance. "Little Grey Home in the West." <Wil mot-Loehi)—Mr. Meeks. "O Alma Mater" (Wanna maker-Ash ford)—The club. SA FETY FIRST CLUB CLOSES CONVENTION I New York. February 26.—The first con vention of the Safety First Federation of America, attended by delegates from U states, ended Its session here today with the adoption of a resolution setting forth the purposes of organization, the election of all officers except president, and the selection of Detroit as the city for its fall meeting. The aims of the federation, as ex press « d in tin* resolution adopted, are "to co-ordinate the work of the many public safety bodies in a strong national or ganization; to promote the public safety movement, and to secure the enactment and enforcement of laws designed to se cure such safety." The convention appointed a committee to submit to the directors the name of a suitable candidate for president. MEXICANS EXECUTE WEALTHY SPANIARD San Antonio, Tex., February 26.—Ino i curia Narezo, a wealthy Spaniard of Mateliuala, Mexico, was executed sev 1 ral days ago ai Matehuala because he failed to meet demands for a contribu tion-of 1,000,000 pesos to the Villa war fund, according to a dispatch tonight from San Luis Potosi. Two other residents of Matohuala also were shot to death i»v Villa troops when they failed to con tribute to the fund, the message states, and others have been threatened with death Americans are said to have been asked for loans, but none have been mo lested. Charged With Larceny 10. G. Bunch and R. .1. Patterson were arrested about 10:1)0 o’clock last night by Detectives Watson and Ellard on charges of grand larceny. It is al leged by the arresting officers that the two are responsible for many of the suit cases that have mysteriously disappeared at the Terminal station in the last few weeks. Bunch, who states ! that he is a draughtsman, and Fritter-i son, who claims to have relatives in Huntsville, were arrested in their rooms at 308*2 North Twenty-fourth street and immediately following the arrest, Patterson is alleged by the officers to have confessed. Alien Suspect Arrested Moncton, N. B.. February 26 Relnhol I Reidel, who is alleged to have possessed plans of railway and highwav bridges, was brought here today from Campbell tm. where he was arrested as an alien srspect. He will bo sent to the deten tion camp at Halifax. Reidel said ho hud served 15 years In the German navy.* William U. Hensel Dead Savannah. Ga.. February 20.—William Uhler Hensel, for years a prominent dem ocrat in Pennsylvania politics, and for merly president of the Pennsylvania as sociation. died here tonight. His body will ho sent to his home in Lancaster,, Pa. Mr. Hensel was 63 years old. WAS NO SURPRISE ! SAYS SELHEIMER State’s Former Rate Coun-I sel Says They Knew Facts j Several Years Ago H. C. Selheimer. Birmingham attorney who was conspicuous in the railroad rate litigation by the state during the ad ministration of ex-Gov. B. B. Comer, was not surprised when he read in The Age Herald yesterday morning the result of the finding of the interstate commerce commission, which at the instance of the senate in adopting the resolution of Sen ator Luke I^ea of Tennessee, inquired into the alleged political and commercial ac ! tlvfty of the Louisville and Nashville rafl ! road. But he was not surprised. When questioned last night in connec tion with the report of the committee. Mr. Selheimer said: ’T expected as much. As a matter of fact, we knew several years ago the facts discovered by the commission." As is known, the commission declared that It had learned after diligent in quiry that the Louisville and Nashville railroad had spent money in newspaper publicity and charged that through its association with other railroads, It had endeavored to prevent competition. TURKISH GENERAL REPORTED EXECUTED Copenhagen, February 27.—(Via London. 3:50 a m.»—A Berlin dispatch reports the execution of a prominent Turkish general in Syria. His death was ordered from Constantinople, it was said, the charge being made that he committed treason in endeavoring to carry out peace negotiations with the allies of the triple entente. The basis of the general s negotiations, It is stated, was the proclaiming of him self a1- Sultan, the limiting of Trukey to Asia and the abandoning of Palestine and Mesopotamia to England. MORGAN RESIDENCE DESTROYED BY FIRE Fire of unknown origin destroyed the residence of W. B. Morgan, 2501 Nine teenth street. Ensley, about 12:30 o'clock this morning. The fir- loss was estimated at $2000 and is said to have been covered by insurance Indian Government to Stop Private Exports London. February 27.—(3:59 a. m.)—A Reuter dispatch from Delhi, India, says the Irdian government will prohibit all private exports of wheat flour until the end of the year. A previous order re stricted exports until April 1. "The sole object of the new order." says the correspondent, “is to control prices which otherwise would rise and produce distress in India despite the abundant harvest. “If the wheat crop largely exceeds In dia’s requirements the government will endeavor to permit the export of the available surplus, provided it is estab lished that local prices can be controlled.' Miners Strike Fort Smith. Ark.. February 26.--About 290 union miners employed in the San Hois mines of the Blue Ridge Coal com pany. near McCurtain, Okla.. left the mines today under instructions of the district executive board of the United M’ne Workers, when it was announced that representatives of the operators and miners had failed to agree upon terms of a wage contract. ■.— Deaths and Funerals Linton Poss Put era 1 services over the remains of Linton Boss, who was killed In the fire whi^i destroyed the Buyck & Thomas building last. Tuesday morning, were con ducted at 2:30 o’clock yesterday after noon at the private chapel of Shaw & Son. The Rev. J. A. Bryan officiated. In terment followed in Elmwood cemetery. Walter G. Smith Funeral services over the remains of Walter G. Smith, aged 26 years, who was a victim of the fire at the Buyck & Thomes building last Tuesday morning, will be conducted this afternodn at 2:30 o’clock from his late residence. 214 South Nineteenth street. Interment will follow in Elmwood cemetery. Mrs. Carrie Morgan Mrs. Carrie Morgan, aged 17 years, died Ntsterday afternoon in a local infirmary following a very brief illness. Pending tlie announcement of funeral arrange ments the remains are being held at the Woodin undertaking rooms. The de ceased is survived by her husband. G. M. Cash G M. (.'ash, aged 42 years, and formerly a resident of Birmingham, died at a New Oilcans infirmary on February 22. In i' rmen’t will take place in that < ity today. The deceased is survived by one daugii ti i. Miss At-ha Cash, of .•n minebam. Willis D. Caddell The remains of Willis D.-*Caddell. aged SI year.-, a widely known citizen who died at his residence, 1917 Park avenue, north, were sent yesterday to Centreville for i» terment by the .Johns Undertaking com pany. The deceased is survived by his wife and a son. P. T. Caddell. Elwood J. Steeling The remains of Elwood J. Steeling, a former resident of Birmingham, who died in Denver, will pass through Birming ham this morning on route to Vincent for interment. The following frietids are requested to be at the Terminal station to act as pallbearers: Ernest I^eonard, Wil liam McCartney, Thomas Whitfield, Glynn Veal, Thomas Floyd and Carl Rosenberg. The deceased is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. ,T. M. Steeling; his widow ana a sister. Mrs. Sajnucl Flemming of Avondale. Mrs. Mary Muller Funeral services over the remains of Mrs. Mary Muller, aged 45 years, who died yesterday morning at the family residence, 533 Twenty-first street, south, will be conducted tomorrow aft ernoon at 2 o'clock. Interment will fol low in Elmwood cemetery. The de ceased is survived by her husband, Wil liam Muller, and eight children. Francis Kelly Funeral services over the remains of Krancic Kelly, aged 4$ years, who died Wednesday in a local infirmary, were conducted at 3 o'clock yesterday after noon at the private chapel of Lige Loy. Ir.tr i-n.cnt follow ed in the Southslde Cath olic ccn.ctery. JOHNS Undertaking Co., Phoao 1001. 1 . WEAKLEY 1 SOF TRIP TO U IL TO PRESENT^ ORIAL Predicts Enactment of the Anti-Advertising Legisla tion Between Present and Next December That Congress will pass a law be tween the present and December pro hibiting the sending of liquor ads and solicitations through the mails to Ala bama and other prohibition territory, is the opinion of Judge Samuel D. Weakley, chairman of the delegation appointed by the legislature to memor* a.lize the President, postmaster gen eral, the senators and members of Con gress from Alabama asking the pas sage of the bill, who returned yestei-! day from Washington. The delegation appointed consisted of Jadge Weakley, Fred M. Jackson. Walter L. Sessions, Robert M. Ooodall and Ij. B. Musgrove. On account of business and other reasons the two last named were unable to attend. Ac companying the delegation was Mrs. Fred M. Jackson. At the conclusion of the business of the delegation in Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Jackson left for a visit to New York, and Mr. Ses sions went to Newark. N. J., to visit the home office of the Prudential Insur ance company, of which he is local manager Judge Weakley was spokesman for the party and after presenting the res olutions adopted by the senate and leg islature and stating tjieir mission to the Alabama delegation, he was re quested on the motion of Congressman Abercrombie, . seconded by .Senator Bankhead, to draft a bill along the lines proposed Follows Lottery Law •fudge Weakley states the bill fol lows precisely the federal statutes pro viding against the use of the mails for lottery tickets and lottery literature, the only difference being the insertion of "liquor advertisements and solici tation of liquor orders in the place of the words "lottery tickets and liter ature" and that instead of the. statute being operative throughout the United States, it is confined to mail matter addressed to points in prohibition ter ritory He also states that the delegation had a conference with Postmaster Gen eral Burleson and presented him with a copy of the resolution adopted by the house and senate of Alabama and explained to him their mission. With out expressing himself as to the wis dom of the state-wide prohibition law *nd the anti-liquor advertising law as passed by the last legislature the post master general told the delegation that f Alabama had those laws he had no abjection to a federal measure that would protect the dry territory by ex cluding liquor advertisements from the mails He further stated that if the aw was enacted he would see that it was strictly enforced Hobson Was Absent •lodge Weakley stated that by appoint- | ment they met the Alabama delegation at the office of the committee on post offices and post, roads, of which Senator Bankhead is chairman, who presided over the meeting He states that all the members were present except Congress nan Mulkey, who was out of town, Mr. Underwood, who was detained by busi ness and Mr. Hobson, who was also >uf of town. He states that when the mater had neen presented to the delegation and he bill finally prepared, the deiega ion asked the .senior senator. Mr Bankhead, to introduce the bill In th 6enatcand Mr. Abercrombie in the House md that they both readily agreed to io so. He states that all the members present did not say at that time whether they would vote for the bill or not. but hot from statements made by indl lidual members, he was hopeful that he entire Alabama delegation at the iext session of Congress would give it heir hearty support. The party paid a visit to Secretary IV. J. Bryan, said Judge Weakley, and ie seemed entirely familiar with he recent prohibition legislation en acted in Alabama. "Accompanied by Senator While ami - Mr. Abercrombie,” said Judge Weakley, * 'the commission and Mrs. Jackson vis aed the President and paid our re- i <pects, taking but a few minutes of his time. “Senator White introduced us to ( many members of the House anj Sen ate, and quite a number of them ex pressed an approval of the measure, and assured us of its support. This was particularly true of senators and . members of the House from prohibition 1 nates, or from states having much dry territory. Senator Thompson, a demo rat of Kansas, particularly assured us ■ pf his hearty co-operation. "Of course, at the heels of the ses sion. when nothing could be done prob ably beyond passing appropriation bills l was not expected that action could pe taken itow, but the movement has 1 been started, and we expect between ‘ now and next December that all tem perance forces of the- union will rally behind this bill, and it will be passed | *t the next session of Congress/' GERMAN ATTACHE IS IMPLICATED IN PASSPORT SCANDAL (t outlnu<*rt from Page One) necessary an action by the state' de-! partroent. j A high official of the government point-I sd out that attaches of embassies and j legations are immune from civil or crim inal prosecution and that in any case of misconduct or Violation of American law', the state department would bring tile mat ter to the attention of the attaches’ gov- . Prnment so that, lie might be recalled. Russian Report Petugradv February 26.—(Via London, i February 27, 2:22 a. mj—The following of- i Ficial communication from Russian head quarters was made public tonight: "The enemy's infantry’, wnlch had crossed the Niemen near Sventoyansk, i was thrown back on the left bank of the river. i "On the same bank of the river, north i pf the Grodno forts, the fighting con tinues on an extensive front. Some vil lages have changed hands repeatedly'. “The heavy German siege artillery com- ' menced to bombard Ossowetz at noon ■ Thursday. "An impetuous German attack aguirist the sector between the Bohr and EU vanadn rivers was repulsed w’lth enor mous losses to the enemy. "In the Przasnysz region our troops have gained important successes, having i forced the Germans to retreat on a 25 mile fiont. Counter attacks by the enemy were repulsed after stubborn bayonet fighting. Qur troops continued the as sault against villages still held by the ; cr.cmy. We have captured more than , I00o prisoners and many .machine guns. Or; ! he left bank of the Vistula we repulsed a German attack In the region of Borjimow and we have held our ' ground at. the Moghely farm, which we captured Wednesday. It is confirmed k . .. Loveman, Joseph & Loeb Loveman, Joseph & Loeb 10 O'Clock Tonight We End Our 1915 February Furniture Sale Just 14 More Hours to Save On Furniture Get Busy! Select Fxirnitui-e now and we’ll hold it until you are ready for it. When delivery is made you still have gained the benefits of the February Sale prices, but you must make selections today. And, remember L., J. & L's Homefurnishing Club Plan Makes Paying Easy It divides the sum of your purchase into small monthly amounts which you can meet with ease. $3 Bath Room Rocker This Rocker is heavily enameled In white, a finish which will har monize with the fittings of your bathroom, it can be furnished as illustrated or with round posts; either of which are attractive and easily cleaned. f 92.50 Rathr 00m Chair to QP match Brass Ash Bowl 95c ] A little ar ticle more handy, more c o n v e n lent and" more at tractive than a Smoking Stand. The price 1b m i reasonable and the Bowl so attractive, your flfnt thought on seeing It will be to btiy several and place them in every room frequented by "men folks.” Has removable glass ash receiver, two cigar rests, holder for safety match bo*, exactly as illustrated. Made of heavy brass, beautiful dull satin finish. Today Is Shopping Da> % -§•, For Men—Here The Men’s Store will prove an interesting placj today with several splendid economies and a dis play of much new Spring merchandise. Men’s $1 Shirts, Sizes Men’s 25c f ^ 1 16, 17 and Lisle Socks 1^2^ 171-2, only Included are all our 25c Wundd We regret that we have to limit this These Socks alv ln broken „ ' , saving to men wearing sixes 16, 17 and . * 17 1-2 only, but were these shirts in weight, colored Lisle Hose, gat! complete si/.o assortments their price ered from our shelves, in one grou would not be so low. There is a goodly for a final selling today. There ar choice of shirts in the big sizes of neat browns. ^ maroong an percales and madrases in patterns which . . men prefer most. Some are slightly nav> dues, in all sizes. SOHed. Quantity limited. Come early or fefc Make a special effort to be here, early, supply will he exhausted, big men, for this is a big economy. (Main Floor)'| A New Era Dawns in Neckwear for Men Newest Spring Fashions in Men's Ties.55c We invite the most particular •nan in Birmingham to come here ;oday and see these new Ties. We vill convince him that the greatest assortment of Ties in this city is aere. Ties for Spring in four-in-hand styles, are in large, flowing shapes, n stripes, novel figures and solids; ;he prettiest of which are only 55c. The Bow Ties, larger, fuller and nore attractive than ever before, are displayed here in all the new patterns—patterns you won’t see in )ther stores—on heavier silks, bet ;er qualities than you ever bought Defore for 50c. Select Your “New Manhattan” Novj Men who are wise are selecting their Spring- stocks of Manhattar Shirts now. The prettiest pattern? are g-oing- into their shirt drawers and the men who delay will be dis appointed. Of course, we will not al low our stocks of Manhattan Shirt? to become depleted, but the besi patterns are g’oing now and we mas not be able to duplicate. Manhattan Shirts are reinforcec with the well known Metric Shirts A shirt of well known good quality whicf many men prefer because of their perfect fi and the attractiveness of the patterns ii which they come. Either Manhattan or Metric Shirts offei choice in the new patterns for Spring ani prices range from 1,50 to 3.50 (Men'* Wear, Main Floor) fat the enemy suffered heavy losses. ,n this region we captured four trench nortars. “In Western Galicia in the Zekiehine eglon we have repulsed repeated Aus riars attacks which were supported by folent artillery fire. The enemy suf ered severely. “The fighting in the Carpathians has lot. shown important modification. “In thf eastern Galician Hoznatow* re gion we, repulsed four Austrian attacks tnd captured over 40 prisoners. “Advances by the enemy upon Kholina, valuohta and Rybno were repused.” OESPAIR OF PASSING SHIP PURCHASE BILL Washington. February . -6.—Dispair ng of amending the government ship mrehuse bill to meet objections of in nirgertt democratic senators, couierees >n the nieusure tonight agreed.to a re* >ort which would make permanent the >roposed government shipping boarn ind ship corporation, subject tp the will >f the President and Congress. Senator Fletcher, in 'charge o" ^ihe >111, said later there was nothing to mcourage th<» visw .thtt the reporl vould overcome opposition of Senate ••publican*, it was mu||Mtod the re - . port mts'lil win the support ot sonie progressives. The report will be submitted ri’st •• the House. It cannot reach the Senate before Tuesday or Wednesday. No change was made by the conferees in the section of the measure as it passed the House, stipulating that Jhips would not be purchased in any way to disturb the neutrality of the United States. 1 STOCK BROKERS ARE FOUND NOT GUILTY San Francisco. February 27.—J. C. Wil son. B. A. Wllbrand and P. C. Burke, slock brokers, charged with conspiracy to defraud a federal depository, were feund not guilty in federal court here tonight. The three were accused of aiding Charles F. Baker, former assistant cashier of the Crocker National hank, to defraud the institution. Baker is serving a lu yt-ar prison term. Cotton Steamers Leave Ualeston. Tex.. February 28.—Five sttamers with cargoes of cotton and cot ion products valued at J1.SGM23 cleared from Galveston today for European ports.' Three of the vessels, with cotton cargoes aggregating 41.SU0 bales, departed late to day. \ -V- ! bt . . . r... /. tf - RUSSIANS CAPTURE GERMAN PRISONERS Petrograd, February 26.—"Many prts oners.” says the Russian official new agency, "have been captured on th( nads toward Grodno. They belong n tile newly formed Fortieth German armv corps. They sav their corps sustain* grave losses in spite or tile success oi the Germans in the Augustowo forest. "According to the captives the larg« number of prisoners taken by the Rus sians in the occupation of Moghely farm was due to the suddenness of 'he Rus sian attack and the lack of i . i-. tlir*. Cirmun officers." Bread Prices May Be Suddenly Reduced Chicago. February 26.-The g.. migti investigation into the price of * ; (g|d flrur has led Charles F. Clyne t.-pjtet! States district attorney, to bekeggaHf there is likely to be a sudden * in the price of bread, it was s^id 4tpm The government's investigation W a* pasted to ha concluded shortly. -c '