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T I -A iit-t 0 'ft NBSMtsri M.,umiin 711 ! Ill t. II. , II 4'' . id till WiM PBS rli H I. WABH'lKOTOX, (let. tO f)ti' I ii Fell Ml mnl Tlmp ulu) ; liitir MAfi tn itmiiwrmsr, 0 riUlC X NO T U LSI, I I M 1,1 AK:i) WIHI UWJ i 1 1 ! i'i;i ss in i-t tn i OK I. A HOI! A, VY BJ)N UN OA V , 0( 1 7,350 Was th eomiiinad circulation f 'J' 1 1 Wm hi Hinl Hun yuatmdar TOREK 'I I 'i I I TEN I'AUKN IBI FLANDERS IS A HIES 'IGHTINQ OF A DESPERATE CHARACTER IN THE LOWLANDS. IAVE CHECKED THE SWEEP ALONG THE NORTHERN FRENCH COAST ) MINING EVERY ENERGY PORTUGAL SENDS TROOPS' id rltn Ki i iii Kays The) Have Gone Ut Militt. UONpON, iii t in (till p. in.) a dispatch tonight from Uerlln by tin' Marcunl Wireless Telegraph com puny nays Hint mi September It, for luguesu troupi totaling 1. 100 men i r t fur Angola and alosamblque, Hurt ti ll i possessions in SOSt ami i.tst a f i t i . respectively "ISaoh if thssu forces consisted f one battalion of Infantry, one battery of machine guns and an ambulanoa hi, tif." hut., the dispatch, "Two native ' uipanlea, esoh of 844 ricai, have left Mosamblquo for Angola. "Great Britain'! appeal tn Portugal fm help reveals tin- chaotic situation Which exists in South AM. a Tltr re volts iii India arc Increasing the con fidence of Uei many. According lo Constantinople reporta Kngland haa transferred three active battalions from Malta tn India." Bryan Concdugto Kansas Pour, WICHITA, Kan . Oct. 'id llliam J. Bryan, secretary nf atate, com pletad a two ila.h' tour "f eastern .mi southern Kanaaa in n- tonight, Ke spoke In twenty-four towns In the In terest of tin. Wilson administration and urgi d tin. return of s Democratic congress In tin November elections. I'KICE FIVE CENTS WAR BULLETINS. PERMANENT ORGANIZATION WILL BE PREFECTED AT THAT TIME SOLDIERS API iUNK Membership to Be Increased; All Auto Owners Invited to Be Present. t'ARlS, ll.l "II. ill In , in I'lti' I l. ni l, mi i., I i. iiiininni. ili.m Ikauod lonlgtil nays ttuU llic Hermans iluriiia. llic liny maiic attacks along rtt entire from and rinniiinv worn repulsed, i in iri follows; "Th. till I li M Inn i hut in li'ilrii lit nn , 1 1,, mi Uie inn i nf In- (soaniaiis along nil parts nl tin' front, to 111. iMi.it,., ii. iilli. Hi tore Urn liSSKiail aunt lit-. In III niiiai I. a III) ; m I il.i-.i- ,,,, tin- German troop have stti'iiiptod an offensive lio'leiinnl nf ,. nil nl.i, t Innno; in I lie imiui of I eras, ai Ma ion, in ins i n f i ns ami illicit ; at .minim., it, tin. eo-i nl in, i Kiilliic, ami iniaio mi in,, i, in, ,, III,' Ml ll .l' ninl in Hi,' viuii i, , in, pliin Uti ARGUE THOSE OrOSED TO INCREASE IN FREIGHT RATES EXAMINE WiffiSES CLOSE nini', and floally on ih,. h.-lgli Mi nan anil In (In Bcginu , on. luverywlmrc tie Getmai oks liave boon ranalded." REMOVE DETECTIVE CHIEF 0 Ii It, -nil of Kolliw lroUn vai led Iii ( bioagOi CHICAGO, Oct '.mi Captain John J, Halpln, chief nf detective bureau, anil Lieutenant John H, Tobln, second in command, were removed from this branch "i police work today bj Mayor Harrison and both woe ssnt in out lying police station The transfer, I Mayor Harrison suld, was lemporarj ami in order in fscilltate Investigation Into charges ol Illegal n latlnns in--iween members of I bo deteotlve force .ut, I certain criminals 'rite transfer followed shortly sfter Min i. iv Hoyne, stale's attornsy, had raided the office nf the deti ntlve bun n and took two truckloads nf ii cords, IPI II Mllinn ni ntnn ilUiU llliNtu rLHItD HAVOC WIIH GERIWflNS M Trainload After "Trainlond of German Wounded Pass Tlirough Belgium. riii". Germans not only wit at tenipUni to advance along the nasi of the North ses in tin1 Krench ,iorts, hut have attacked the allies at natty points mi the battle front from in' axtronu north to the heights nf ho Meuse, in th. ni.rth tin Belgian army is teld its ground with tenacity, while at .I Has. f, around Arras, between Per tnne ami Albert, to the easl nf 1 1 1 Irgonne and along tin- Mm."'', the barman offensive has been repulsed- l ator i the fiuniuins, This is i lie substance nf the French iffloial report and in a measure it Is i, agreement wttti the Berlin official eport which, while not attempting my detailed description nf tin battle, leclares the derm an forces have mot villi slintii? opposition at the rlvef 1'scr, where the fighting has continued tnoe Sunday, but thai otherwisi the tituatlop rather fainrs German .unit. trlnci'isJly in ihs Vli Inlty of Ullo. ai vhii point 4he French have nttackoil lor several lays wtth desperation and tave been repulsed with heavy losses Thlrti MMUaand Oermans ars re lotted 1 1 1 have occupied the coast be- Vpr'; " 'd H' d MeUWJlp'Tt ,i i H ! tave dug trstsBhes along the dykes, rom Almdelkerke in stcde, but later advices declare Hi i have been Mpulsed near the latter town and that heir Kims arc now near Ostend, vhioh they still occupy. The Ituaslan commander In chief announces ti"sriv that thorn is no ahange in the situation, although the Russians are in contacl with the enemy at various points in Oallela mil east Prussia. Wfth this tin Per- tin official statement agrees. in rut in a AoUvO, A Rotterdam dispatch sas the Ger man marines an- lea log Antwerp t" loin the fleet and that the Ships at Kiel have been extensively provl ionod, portending possible activity on the pari of the German navy, which has been at anchor for the pasi two months in Germany's well protected harbors, Vienna officially reports Austrian successes in Oallela, easl nf Chlyrow Mid I'rsemyal, and adds that th.- Aus- tro-German armies have repulsed a great cavalry attack in Poland. Japan announces the occupation for military purposes of Important islands in the Marshall, Rant Caroline and West Caroline archipelagos. All tin Marianne group have been occupied w ith iho exception nf Guam, vfclch was acquired by the United (jbttea in isfs. in accordance with the terms of the treaty terminating the Spanish-American war. Peking dlspstehes refporl on tin- nu thorlty n"f rel igeyis from Tslng Tan that the .Inpancse lime l"st several ihmisa.nl men in their campaign against the German oonceasloi s in inlna. It In estimated thai thire nr.- tod less than (WO million Belgians mitshle the borders of their own country and Hint there are at least 500,000 In I'Yii iiep. A rdlng to n Rotterdam ii-i t--ii , three Beppelln dirigible sheds arc le Ing srected t Brussels and four at Antwerp if Mils is true, it may be ;i preliminary 10 ins inreawiwm r on England across the channel. s 1 1 tUHl ii in IS. TODAY LONDON, "ct. 20. (im p. m.1 sighting of th- moat dtaperats char acter is in progresi in WM Clanders and northwestern Frame. The Bsl elan army, supported by the allies is holding stubbornly tn the line nf the BlVer Vser and thus far has Success fully halted determined efforts of the Germans to advance along the coast This is announced in th French official communication Issued thin afternon and is admitted in the report if German headquarters, which sas fighting has bMn going mi Since Sun day In the vi Inltj nf Nlouwport, Which stands at the CrOSSlng nf th river nest the s.a. A little further to the smith the al lies are attempting to ; d an e toward Ulle for the relit f of that city, whli h has been In German hands f--r sum" time. Phey also are pushing nn to the north and s tilth of Arras. Their efforts yesterday to advance on Uua, her,- the Germani Imiii strong pnsi tiotts. were repulsed, aci urdlng to the German ri port I'urloiis Plgtitlng, To the Southward at thl t" ml of the line the Germans continue in make furious hut futile attempts In hrrak the French llnei Aimm th" M se, In the east, according tn me French ac count) tin- Osrmans have failed to re puis the French troops who ie bouched alottf th" tarrltory in which is situated th" Camp Daa Romalnea, HOW In the hands nf the Ccrnnns, In an attempt to ml "ut that portion of the German army Which is thrust toward ft. Miniei Both sides aie bringing, reinforce- mints t-i the . tern front, " liere nne if the snprems struggles of the war Is on. Th. Hermans are not bringing new troops from the east (Continued on i'uge Two) STATE WITNESSES ESTAB L1SH POSSIBI E MOTIVES FOR KILLING. Star Wi,ne:;se.s Wlio Saw Shoot ing Will Testify Today. MINEOLA, X V . Oct, 20. -Tito prosecution's cast against Mis. Floronce Conkliu Carman, on trial in the supreme court hei r, foi the mur der of Mis. EJIolae Bailey, will he emu pleted tomorrow morning. District Attorney Lewis J. Smith mads this announcement at tin- close nf a jay spent in drawing from a score of wi 1 1. esses a chain of prelimi nary circumstantial uvldenoe by which he hopes tn link Mrs. l atin ill with the commission of the crime. .unity t.l louu a ."1ics. es were called to establish the alleged motivo jealousy, One was Mrs. rJlizabeth Varance, a trained nurse, whose face Mrs. Carman slapped- Bho said Doc tor I 'arm. ui gae her In 'in and ul- lowcd In r to kiSS nun, 1'. was I sti fled. Anothei was Gaston Boisson auii, former elm of me Canadian secret service and now manager of the company that sold tin- wife ni the physician a "mechanical eaves dropper", so that site might hear what wem mi n, her husbuiia's private nf fite when women patients were there. Then there was the man who Installed the. Inatrumeuts. Would Have Been Mother, A new fact was developed which the prosecution s temed to cousldei significant. Physicians who performed the autopsy upon th" ictim of the tragedy In the doctor's office testified thai she would have become a mother had site lived. Tin state's still witness will teatlf) tomorrow, One is Celiam Colomant lite negro maid, and the other la Frank i'arrt-1, an unemployed engi neer. Parrel's story is to tin- effect that he was at the back door of the Car man house at the nun of the shOOt- int;. He is quotod as saying he saw Mrs. Carman run Inti the house from the side yard directly alter he heard the eta.sh of the breaking glass and the report of a revolver shot. Mrs. Carman today showed tin- ef fect of the strain she is under, but during the afternoon session she re peatedly suggested pumts to her coun sel. According in present indications, the defense will he well inlu Us case hy tomorrow night. VILLA HAS A BIG ARMY Mi l n il I ai ran -a KympatlUM'rs lo i.i ate Country. BAN FRANCISCO, et. 20. Gen- in army of perhaps uii,- v-tthin easy dlS- ONTEItRT, Mexico, Oct. 80. No definite Information is obtain able here regarding tin- report thai General Villa has thrown a force nf 1B.0U0 men Into Annas Cellulites and has arrested nil the members of the pacification deb ration. N.-ws from Calientea through of ficial channels iiy. rts mat delegates wit limit guarantees of safety of their lives are in leopardy! that they are robbed i rial subjected to insults and embarrassments bj soldiers, many ol whom me in a maudlin condition, While definite1 official Information is lacking, it s learned that Governor Lulg CaballtTo of Uie state of JNuna uiip.i.s, having foreknowledge nf what in expect, h it Aguua Callentes, it is also reported that Governor Antonio I. Vlllareal of Nuevo Isjoii succeeded in getting in Lite Clt) m Mexh n. Ab a reprisal for th" reported ac tion nf villa, ii N said thai the Car ranga authorities nave taken E. '. Lorente, Colonel Cart i Ootnlnguos, Manuel Bonllo ami Andres Guxiuan from their train ami are holding them here. All tie s,- art1 iiiu adherents recentl) released from Golem prison in Mexico City, a ml who aore en route in the border, n i.i unofficially ru- mi. red lli.il iIIm !.,iiii.,1 .,1 ill,, nt. Ilemtil Illill v.mllit In, im. il.- i., a rii.w! hint at AdfUUS Cullentes and H" i""li the initiative tuid arrested all tm delegati s. oral Villa has fioo iniii encamped tatti.e ol Annas Callentes, according tn travelers arrit iuc here v. ho ui ' they saw the troops. nne man of long residence in Mex- 1 Ico said Villa lud found sever thou sand pro-Carransa men in or near the I city and gave them twelve houis to f gel fntty miles away. "The presence of your armed force lis not proper in Hits peaceable gith 1 . ring." he is said to have told them. They went. Villa sleeps in ins clothes in a cur on a sldtm; at the station, it Is said. Hundreds nf peons gBthel along the trio lis, hoping for a glimpse of lulu and from time to time he re wards them by passing across the .-ar platform to another ear. Ho wears sometimes a cork helmet nf ittc sort affected by Englishmen in the warm count ies. In UtS tOWtl, It is said. Villa Is su preme and keeps good order, illy Is said to have had several officers shot for brawling. Grain I'rnaports Are Good, VBK1CR, via I'aris, Oct, 2". (7:11 p m. ) According t- th Fos ter Lloyd, a BudapOSt newspaper, grain prospects In Austria are hitter than IB any other country In the world. The Qadaskl Lapok, the oid- jt Huttgarlan acrle .Itural Journal, lap's fanners Who are holding hack then stores nf gtaiu are traitors to the fatherland. Confidence Is Shaken. WASHINGTON, Oct. u. -Conti-alence In official circles thai tin- Car lansa-Villa controversy is neartng ad justment was considerably shaken to nlghl bj news that General Carranta I has a i-ii the Agus I'aiieutos conven tion by what aaUtorlty it itaa pro claimed itself sovereign, General Can ansa's message in the convention also declared that he i won i u only deliver executive cower tn tin- man i lected by the people. The Uushineton govetrnment has received no official newa of the break In the peace plans. All official r poi is have Indli ated harmony. I Borne officials Interi ret the ad journment of tin- oouvt'iltlon tn await Uie arrival nf tin- Eapats delegates as merely a move on the part of some of tm- delegates to confer with Car- : ransa regarding their future course I of action, Officials doubted reports thai Gen eral Villa had moved a large force tn il- vicinity nf Aguaa Callentes to eo erce the delegates. No Denial Made. EL PASO, "it. fO, Uorder reports I that, ii, norsl Villa had arrested sev eral Carransa delegates to the con I ventlon at Aguas Callentes lacked definite denial today from Villa agi nts here. The unexpected entry nf tin- imrtli orn leader into conference city at the head of several hundred troops has ens d much anxiety to the Carran.a ! CoUowers. I Villa himself, it was reported offi cially later, left Aguis Callentes for tiurango City with a strong column. lit was understood that he had gone I in quell tin- Arriota brothers, whose troops had Joined General Maclovlo Herrera in his desertion of (he dl- I vision of the north to tho Carransa j side. l!.i I ook Poswisslon. MRXK ' i (MTV, in 'i. 20, Troops loyal In General Villa have vtrtuall) taken possession of Aguas Callentes anil delegates to the peace conference, in session there, an- being forced at the polnl of pistols to shout "vivas" for villa, according to dispatches re- i Ivi 'I In re tonight, Fifteen thousand Villa troops have been mobilised within an hour's ride nf Aguas lallenti s. it is understood here that the con vention win defer thu adoption of It form of provisional government until tin' arrival of Bmlllano ESapata, south ern revolutionary leader. Eapata is ex pected to reach Aguas Callentes late this week. A resolution, adopted to day, forhids recruiting by cither the Carransa or Villa faction while the conference is in session. POISON CASE IS POSTPONED M'oman Cliatgod With iviiiim: S-oar-nid Btopaoa, HUGO, nkla.. net. 10. Th trial of Mrs. Minnie Baaye of Telephone, Tex , mi a charge of murdering her Stepson Jack X years old. Which was lo have begun In the district court here today, was postponed until la'er In the WOak because nf a heavy docket. The boy died In a school room here In May, lilt, from what was pronounced poisoning, Mrs. Ha y.- s the wife of a wealthy merchant of Hnswell, Okla., and the case has at ti acted much attention. IS SUNK BY A SUBMARINE PKKIKti, Hi I. Il.-4l l 0.1 a in Reliable iMforsnaMon obi ainoil In r. . i.mg i- in tlie i fi.. i Usal a llritlsli di -locsimenl suaminitd a piinihr o .a--ualtlos while uroaidiig laud Hial bad btam mined hi ih. maiu near ling Vim, Arrivals ei the Chinese apiial I r,.iii SiU rla saj Rnasiun IrtNip IrtMllS are Iran ling Micslwurd OVOT the t ran. -ihi i Inn ralwa hourly, n mi IfUlmirUd li'ller is'ii-lt i I in IVklllO frasn a rellahl.- oorrc&poiulcnl MlUlto tltr .1.. pa nt si lines ilt , Oi.Usbcr l sas Unit Hie I span CSC all. ii keil I ling Ian on scti-rai nights, Inn luvariabli went i-. piil -nil. Once, lite .' , 1 1 p., ii- ileni says, Hi,- (torituuts follow, d Uie .liiuii M' sttcttHsfulli inr a siiurl die lance. - liOMlOV, o.i. ai). UOtOa n. in i ItsB Russians at M'aiaaw." says a Mamunl dlsNU(4i from iierlln, "an -mailt uuiuiteiin lie. ,1 UJ IliadcOUatC -anii.iit arrangiwenls and link of In, plial-. Kii i, Moscow ami ..lie r places in itu sia are ovcrcrowdel, I ! - from Bcssaiiibln nr.- lining " in in tin- Viiiou lan- whore Bio re bellion is diffloull to i rusli There i a sliortsyc uf RiiHsiau offlr-ers ami iioil-eiilniiii',. lulled officcra, lfcpit (lie numerical wuperi, riii of n on iwj'i forces ai Tarsaw, (ieneri I Von Bliiilonbiirg Is eonfideni of vltir'. tin- Austrian ri -im in Galicla Is ma king progawas. 1'lie Russians lo tlielr attacks before ri.-m-i I,, t lO.peo nn n, Mhi'it-a.s iln n-i i ... Hun garian i asuallies in ih,- anu engue monl were only BOO." r VORIt, 90, Doubt was expressed i day at uio offlt of Hie Holteiid-Aniorioaii line or Hie um-t t n s- .a ii. report run. i Harwich thai th.- hue s steamer loi jnrn had struck a limn In .he North M, Ttw I'.ils ilain, ii wa. sal. I, arrayed at Rotter- lai totobnr I.'. ami was not NOlUMlUled Iii sail for Sen nil. itnlll 1 tomorrow . IMKTKRDAM, via I .union, o,-t. BO. 110:60 p, in.) rli,. iMegraph to. day pithiishcs it iii,-!)., -it i onoem ns the riehtint; October is in which Uie Korrrftpondeul sms 110,000 fihirmans is cupiod ihe coast bntwen Ostend ami MeUM-pori and dug Iremdies sliing the dyke from Mlddctkcrke t" M'cH.eod. Bt'NKIRK, tin London. Oil. -1 (I.IO a. lit.) The new-iapei' Kord Maritime -ays thai oho allies have driven 6,000 Germans out of Rrugos ami unit tin- atit - are tnni nt so ion. LONDON. Oil. K. :6 a. in ; llic Daily Mail'- Hnttcidam emit--poiiilonl says lliree Repiciln airship Hhods arc being built at BriWRels ami (our at sntweep, The correspond em add- ih.it bridges have Isnon oroetod over the river Meuse between Lie;.- ami Vise preparing a wa tor a Gomian retreat. Show Railroitri.-i Kcrp Up Divi (lends Despite the Bad Outlook. IOS- IMtSTI RDAM, ii,'i Totidi.ii. on. 21 It .16 a. in.) The Trlcgraaf Mm- lorrespondem -ajs thai ap. parontl) the Germans have been te pulaed near M iildiUkoeke. Their guns are mm near Ostend wniiti still I- in the possession of the Gormans, the correaiiondeiM adds. LONDON, Oct 1L (.-:, 7 a. m l. Roaring that Hie war-hips of the llritlsli navy, with ihetr big nun-. w, rc -. ni in tin- coast to co-operate iii the movements against the Mer man at (intend ami other p. dot-, according to the Dail) Mall Ihe Gor mans -em iiu- submarine to attack them. scout ami division of llrit lsli destroyers wenl to ihe support of Hie larger ships ami attacked the submarine Monday, In the course of tin- action twelve torpedoes were fired tn the submarines, but not one oi tin in hit. Wash i NGTi tN, 1 el 10. Counsel fur shippers ami shippers' as sociation! took the piisitimi before the interstate commerce commission today im conditions confront American rail roads as a result of tho European war or any other CM1SS that dins not equally afl ol every oUior Industry! Tins contention aas the baais for rigid cross exsmluutlon nf witnesses called before the commission by the eastern railroads in suppoii Lholr pe tition for relief through a general In crease nf .a i..i -it , pet cent ut freight I a tea. Members of the commission, ail ol whom were present with ihe rxcep Hull of Chairman Harlan, frequently questioned Witnesses closely, The at tack "f Bpoclal Counael Brandcls on the pulley nf the railroads of main taining their dividends without respect tn the financial straits in which they now profi ii to find themselves, re ceived special attention from Com missioner Meyer. Questioning both i laniel 10. IVIUard, presidi ut nf i be Baltimore ,v ohm railroad) ami Kred eric W. Strauss of the Now N ork banking housi ..f v a- K Bellgmun, Mr. Meyora ask d if stockholdi is should ma he content lo draw their profits! pari in the Improvements nf th" proportles and pari in cash Both witnesses Insisted that reductions nf dividend would Impair credit of ihe lines. "Buy u Share." Commissioner Meyer said he tiad heard nf no proposal to st irt a "buy a shale nf railroad Stock" movement, He aslu'd Mr. Strauss If slat, tm ills nf tne railroads' witnesses in. tn the pros peeis uf railroad securities, were In his opinion! calculated to make such a movement possible. 'Have you he.'n accustomed," askeu ..lr. Mayor, "to have the head of a great concern come to your of fice and offer you 120,000,000 Ol an issue nf securities, at the same time stating he would not Invent In them himself? in your opinion, how would that affect Hie credit of the com pany?" Undoubtedly It would tend tn .'hake confidence," the witness re plied. Interested in It' turns, Reverting to the question nf divi- dends, Mr. Meyer asked If Hm witness .lid not believe a clientage nf stock holders could ho built up who would look upon property Improvements a part of then- legitimate dividends. Mr, Strauss though! not, "The average stockholder has ut ile personal pit. In In property,' said Mr. Btrausa "He is Intereated in what lie geis out of his Investment." During Hm cross-examination nf Mr. VVIIIard, Commissioner MeChord asked If Ihe amount Iln- proposed 6 per cant Increase would realize, esti mated at 150,000,000, would sccom pllsh Hm correction of all the oppres sive conditions of which the carriers complaint d. Country Snys Nothing. "The Id,. a is that this 160,000,000," the commissioner said, "will put the mads on their feet and Improve husi- ness in Hm country. The country seems to he arguing in favor nf this increase" "I have not spoken fur tho coun try." said Mr. Willard. The only Other witness of the day was Charles A. Conanl nf New rork, v im appeared as a financial expert for the carriers He predicted that the railroads would find new capital hard to get because of the many loan (Continued on Page Two) (.mid ouli- I) .V It U lHN l it. int L'" Edwin Gould retired as a director nf tin- Denver i ; in Grande railroad company tod ly ami the Stockholders at the annual n Hag selei ted Samuel I''. Pryor lo succeed him. Olhei directors were ro eloi ed as follows; George .1. Gould, Rdward T Joffery, Klngdon Gould, Bdgar U Marston, Edward I '. Adams, Arthur Coppell, Plnley J, Shoppard, Benjamin 1''. Hu h. Edward L. Brown ami Jool P. V.ule. m In Lb i BEGIN ARGUMENT OF U. STEEL TRUST DISSOLU T10N CASE. German trruplanea Monderfat LONDON, Get, N. 'The avlatloti problem being hundieu wonder fully by the German forosa," says a Gartnafl Wirelssi dL-pateh from iier lln received by tho Marconi company tonight "The aeroplane work of tho Preach Is not to he eompared with ours. Ho far th Oermans bavs de. troysd un average jf one aeroplane daily. Report Banking of n British Htcamor. LONDON. Oat. 21. 112 4.'. a. m.i A dispatch to Hie Router Telegram company from Btavongor, Norway, says tltw Urttish gtaamef OHtcra of Lotth was sunk today. tWOlVSj mile off the Norwegian coaai by a o.-rmaii Snoraarlna The irew of the steamer ,1 ordered Into the boats and .the val'. es were oiened. The name of the It earner 'llltera does not appear in any avails hie mat mine reglstvis. BIGGEST WELL IN STATE OMBR EC. BENEDICT. AS PRINTED in the Sun last evening, die large! "ill ever brougfal in die state of Oklahoma w.is the Shaffer No. 5 tn the Hill Pigfaer farm lnrii Walker allotment) 011 the north line of tlic northeast quarter of 18-18-7. Yesterday's. Bun stated that the well was making lc tween 8,000 and I'-MiDO barreli a day. When the report came out, many of the pessimists called up and culled down tlm oil editor of the Sun, stating that it was juke. The Prairie Co, reported it is 1U.") barreli an hour; tlio Gypsy n- 125; and the Texas people liHiln't heard of it. About I o'clock, :m limir after the Sun was on the gtreets, the telegraph and telephone wires got busy over that way and at 8 o'clock last evening from three different sum the verified report came In to the World office that the real ilope 011 thl well was - NINE THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED BARREL PER DAY making it the biggest well over discovered in the statu of Oklahoma or in the Ifid-'Continent ficM! This report may put to sleep thl man who was btttjf yr-s-tpnlny circulating the report that the Prairie would take ALL tho oil produced outside the Gushing field. Opening Statement of Govcru Dicni Consumed All Time Yesterday. PHILADELPHIA, Oct 10. Arpu mi nt in the "ilt at the federal government to break up tits United Btates stei-i corporation on the ground that combination nf its subsidiaries is a violation nf the antitrust laws w;i.i begun here today before four Judges sitting as the Dntted Btatas court for the dlstriol of New Jersey. Jacob If. Dickinson, formal sacra tary of war, win. Ikih been In charge of ihe government's aide of thu oano Mine it was Instituted in October, IMii took tip the enltre day In pr- SAntillg tin- prosecution and will con tinue tomorrow. Tim entire week will be taken "i by the final arguments of tho counsel for each side. Nothing New Sahl The opening day's argument pro ducod im sonsatlons and there was little brought out that was m-w. Counsel for the government told the court thai the billion-dollar cor poration, in magnitude ami strength, la tin greatest combination of capital over brought together under one oon- tn.l. Mr. Dick! ison told how the Ova groat Industrial and financial Inter ests 1. tim together ami formed the steel col poratlon in 1001. 'rim five great Interests he named were beaded by the late j. r. Morgan, tnili . w Can Bgle, W. ii ami J, 11 Moore, John w Oates and John i' Kockefellor. He went into Intricate detail to show how the sti ei corpo ration's capital of more than ll.SwO, iiim.uuo was made up and he charged that more thin i .' of this Is In water. in continuing Mr. Dickinson told bow the .sii-ei corporaUon ami Us sub sidiaries kept up prloes ami im Charged that the men at the head of tin- hit; Corporation in every way m- sihh- restrained trade ami crushed out competition. Tin- famous Clary din ners wi ra touched upon at great length. Deceived President The pnn lone by the steel corpora tion of iln- Tennessee Coal( Iron Railroad Co. during the money panic of 1007, in which President Roosevelt figured, was also touched upon. Mr. Dickinson said that the steal corpo ration did not purchase th" Tennes see itook from tin- New V ork brokers, who uete sa.d tu he in financial trou ble, HirmiKh any patriotic motives tn pn n ut the panic from spreading, but to i;et control of the company. He made no refi re ice to formor Presi dent Roosevelt, but In the brief filed i, the government, it was set out that the representatives of the steal corpo ration, who went to Washington to Consult With Mr. Roosevelt over the propriety of purchasing the Tennes see stock from tin New York brokers, had deceived Hie president an to the amount of stock held by the New York firm. In the course of his ariftiment, Mr. Dickinson read letters ami minutes of corporation mectinga one letter that caused a smile tn go round and lessened the snh-mnlty of Hie court room was one written by Andrew t'ar- iieKio at Bklbo castle, Scotland, in 1NH3. It appears that Mr C rnnlc i. company, with th.- iihm.is Steel ami nt her Concerns, wars In a steel rail pool. SrtlCgiC'l Letter. Mr Carnagli wrote a letter to his company, winch appeared on the min utes, stating that tim ItUnols company was alm ly million t"ti ahead of Its proportion of th- steal rati business and that it was bad policy to allow the Carnegie companjrs proportion of orders to fall below that of others. "If )nii can fill next year nt present prices, yon have at least forty million profit but It may be fifty To want moro than that seems wicked," said the b iter. At another Urns when competition was brisk before tho das of tho steel Corporation, and there was a scramble anio.iK manufacturers for basins Mr. Carnegie wrote to his partners "If I were 1 zar I WOUld make no dividends upon common stock, save all surplus and spend It for a lump and cotton-tie mill, for wire ami nail mills, for tulie mills, fur boats upon the lakes, fur our manufactured articles and bring hank seiap." Richard v Lin da bury of Newark, Hi .1 , win open the argument for tho steel corporation tomorrow after Mr. lileklnnni Concludes Th.-ru is a long iut of law yds to be. In aid. THREE GERMAN BATTAL IONS DESTROYED AT ONE EXPLOSION CAPTURED TWELVE TIMES Ono Position Along the Coast H.us Cfhtagtd Hands Rapidly. PROM thi: iiatti.i: FRONT, via a Paris, 1 lot to i lu p m. 1 Tho Herman Invaders are meeting a rg orous resistance In their effort to shorten 11. en hues md rest thi lr unlit wing farther southward upon tho blngllsh channel, Much of the fight. Ing nt being done in the ouscurlti of toga, li'ronch marines n.ive u good ac. count "f 1 in msulves 1 lorman tumps tried a surprise attack mi the marines Hunda, .mi th,- preni , forces bell ihe p. -nl works again ;i superior num "ors Tim iiKht lasted ..11 day and ihen Hm 1;. in, ..us contented them selves wnh uannonadlng the position "i the m. nines, a thiol! tog covered the entire region Monday and tho marines accustomed in such weather 1 ondlUnns, 1 repl imurd tin rinan Irenches, "Nn l OOting," WM the older; "use the bayonet." Kiiirprised Ucrmans. Tim marines gnl within thirty feet of ths Irenches before they were ssap, Tinir coming was nei ilded too late fi 1 I In, defl mli 1 , w Im were hiiyon- etted in tin- traachoi and beyond the trenches as they ran. four hundred Oerman prisoners were taken. tine . r ii,,. places where the French, ed been mosl hsrraased Is nearer Hm elbow of the mill in line. The Important position tine had bean taken ami retaken frequently during he List three h,...ih. Hvery time tint Oermans had bean obliged t . . abandon iln- position they returned In cn.iter fores and pushed back the pYenebj by weigh! nf numbers. Tim Pronoh took ihe position for ths tWOlfth time ninl held It ten hours. Then cams u shock of the human bat tering ram and the French gradually gave way. Tin- Oermans began forti fylng the place, but wlnle they were "'; ' n slim task Hie oarrh hekvet ami there was a deafening explosion. The !.-n hours the KVeneh had held the point had been lufflclent to mine, every rod of tin- ground. It Is e.sii mated thai three German battallona were annihilated 1 sad 1 niini-heii CanaL Tho strength of the German pmd- uons nonn "r woya, which facilitated their movements toward I. die, it ex plained l.v the faet Hint thev were occupying an unfinished canal extend' Inu as far as Rolsel, The Gormans found in the deep, broad, cutting magnificent entrenchments In which they had only to Install batteries of artillery, Officers of the allies say tiny have noted that only about forty per cent of the shells from Huso (,-iiiim explode. They also say thai the prodigality of the Ore from thi m ap parently has depleted the Germans' supply nf ammunition as the Intensity "f ths Bra Intel) has diminished Tin. French artillerymen ere ho careful In getting their ran got that Hi.-y waste f.-w shells. In an artil lery dual near a rmeni teres the !er tieuis tired for half a da Into thickets abandoned some time before When .ii" Preneh three-Inch guns finally mt the range 12 shells Silenced the Her man battery, KIGNKD I nt ll I 11 UlS Irtny-Nav) toot ball Qasnps Ire Is silted I a. I. WASHINGTON, Oct. II An agree ment binding w.st Point and Annapo lis to play an annual army-naif foot- ball Katno fur five years, specifying Franklin field, Philadelphia, as tho pises for this season's contest and No vember l!s as the date, was annoUOOsd tonight by Secretary Garrison of tho war department and Lieutenant Com mander Ne.-dham Jones of ihe navy. As agreed on, the plan stipulates the two set is will choose the site for the games alternately, the navy having the preference this yeai The place is not to 1- north of New York or soul !i of W ashington. Tho final agreement followed a series of conflicting reports during tho day. which changed prospects of an agreement every few boms. PKOHinil or LiIQL'OR Russian Esnperor Orders tin lalinraai nu ' Buatssasa PAItlS, i),-t "ii -(7:11 p. m l A Ipetrograd dispatch to the Havas ! Agency says thai the Russian press is I enthuslastio over the declaration by 1 the Russian emperor that the sals of I alcohol by the government is forever , forbidden In Russia, The NoVOS it-lit ya CltSS SS a happg ! affect of tin s ippri ssion ef 1 he -..ii.. of liquor un Increase In savings hank I'-P .sits during September of il.lM, rubles (111,101,100) over the sitne month last yar, in spue of the war. TeM) RsMtorsml isaadjraaaatiesv ERIK, Pa., Oct 10 Col Theodore Roosevelt, In a campaign speech hero I int. today, endorsed the amalgamation j of the Democratic and Washington parties of Pennsylvania In supporting Vance c. Met ormtck, Democrat, for 1 governor, This is the first state m I which the former president has g ran such endorsement, w i. UswSl the Washington I Progressive) candidate, withdrew in favor of McCormiok sev eral weeks ago. Won't Raise Price ..f Bnnd. RICHMOND, a. Oct 10 Mark Hredlln. president of the HatlOBSI Association of MaStSt ltak"is, now meeting here in annual convention, tonight issued a Statement denying tltut the bakers contemplate raising the price of bread or roduc ng Hie sire of ths loaf because of ths higher coat of flour us a result 01 the war tit ibUiopD.