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i THE weather IBPOBTi II l.V IW. J. VtSMSSgtgSSI Mkkajiuui. j p 1 11 1 in ii in , .'in. kuulli wini! and ileir U 4HM I M. i IN lint, H!l Hkl I.. .11.11 U..111 Sil r.ltlUr Sal urdu Sun II l (. probtllll f nir dit iA'.iinl )feJ VW VV Jl II II n 17 If Hh Vi r" 'I 1 i i 1 1 isi'.n w mi s-.in i 1 1 ii i ii i ss in pun i 17,200 Win lit r iimtii nit circulation of Tim W rlil and Hun yesisrdsy VOL. X NO. J 7 TILS A, OK LA 11 (iM A. U ATI' UD AY, 0CTOBKU GERMANS SHI ILL ALONG LI ONSLAUGHT OF KAISERS TROPS WAS UNUSUAL LY HEAVY. NO REAL ADVANTAGE IS GAINED BY THE UNUSUAL LV SEVERE FIGHTING WARSAW AIR BOMBARDED ii I low In Killed Nino and tl'ouudcd I III) -Ml. LONDON, Oot, II. - i 3 "J 5 p. in i -On October is Qertnan aviators iiiri'w w bombs Into Wimw, kllllni nlM pwioni and wounding 5 others, Including womi n ami hlldron, nc oordtni t.i a dispatch from the Mos cow correspondent "f Hi" iuii Tele graph, I lil VV i iltlt I Its M I I. I s i I no Prisoners Ui Work fanus m (Jor- LONDON, Oct. Id, II ?.u a m i A It. in. r dispatch (rum Uarlln, com ing i.y wiiy nf Amsterdam, says: "The Vorwaerts bittdrly complaint thui the government la en oumging land ownera t.. omploy prlaonara of war fur agricultural w..rk in prefer ence 1. 1 tht hundredi of thouaandi of unemployed who would be Kind lo aril the direct wage The land own- ara employ the prisoners because they aro cbaaper." OTHER SIDE OF RATE WAR BULLETINS I THE SHIPPERS TELL THEIR STORY TO INTER STATE COMMISSION. THE RUSSIANS WON BAHLE NO SOLUTION YET OF TIE-UP OF CONGRESS Drove Germans Back From Vicinity of the Poland Capital. APTER days' of Incessant lighting, dents have at laat boon made In that part nf the battle line which bad run virtually straight north and Hnuth from Vpres, In Belgium, to the bend in tin' elbow in the vicinity of ths forest .it Aigne In P"ranco. just u. ahoti dlalanca above Ita cen ter this line curvea Ilka an Inverted letter "S" the allies having pushed back the Oermana at the eaal of Ar mentierea in an endeavor to press on to Mile ami the Oermana having forced the nlllaa tu give ground around La Baaaee, probably hoping tu obtain control of Bethune, an Im portant railroad center about aevan miles due aeat from La Baaaee. lighting Continues. Thai ground haa been won and lust in thu district is admitted in the lateat French olfclal report. It leami Improbable, however, thai either en gagement was decisive aa the report declarea the action mar La Baaaee nn.l Armentlerei mar Arras. ..n the Mine line a short d'atiinoe touth of La Baaaee, continue at great violence. In fact tli'1 report aaya thai generally apeaklng the sliiiatioii on tins part of the war fr.int remalna the same. uf the lighting near the mast, where HMlisli and French naval vea aeta are endeavoring to aid the allied troopa in holding back the Herman advance, nothing was vouchsafed in the report, Mil.inli (apliin-il again, Altklrch, in Upper Alsace, a short dlatu'rci from the Swiss frontier, haa i , n taken by the French at the point of the bayonot. Blnce the outbreak of the war ihis town has oeen the aoene of much lighting and several tlnus haa changed hands. Petrograd clalma the Oermana con tinue i" retreat and thai the force of Bmporor Nicholas have orogaed the Vistula Without resistance. The Auatrlana are given credll In the Rus sian report tor courage to tight stub bornly on the Vistula, on the Ban and smith of Presetnyal. No reports were received from Oermany or Austria and Bervla likewise was silent regard Ing the operations in the south. To Sweep Son-. The British admlrnltj has issued :i statement saying that the neceastty tor using its warships for convoy iiuiv having passed, British cruisers, aided by like vessels of the Australian, Japanese, French ami Russian navies, Will now search the seas In an en jejftVor to run down the eight or nine Cam 'ii cruisers, Including the BSmden : 1 the Karlsruhe, which have been playing havoc with the shipping of the allied countries, Oreat Britain has prohibited the Importation of sugar In order to keep the Herman and Austrian product from l.eing shipped In from neutral countries. President Wilson has approved the demandi of the state department on Cleat Britain for the release of the ateamera Platuria and Brlndltla. The president to.,k the position that every right ..f American shipping must he protected. LONDON, Oct. 23 - (I p. m.) The Oermans have- undertaken a iteneral offensive movement along the line ex tending from the mouth of the river Vser on the North sea. to the river Meuse. and while they have com pelted the allies to give ground in some places, they themselves have lost positions In others. This, In n few words. Is what Is gathered from official reports coming this evening from the French and the Herman headquarters. The German attack today was par ticularly severe in the west where their rieht wing. str. .nitty reinforced by fresh troops, attempted an advance against the Belgians Who are holding the allies' extreme left. This left rests on the rc-.it and Is supported by Kngiish and (Tench warahfps and by Anglo-French troops which form a front extending from R point some where in the vicinity of Dhtmuds southward to La Baaaee canal. Both s'lles claim successes, hot the French atone admit that In pla. es they have heen compelled I" fall hack. u ileal Change Although II is le w USt two months ainee the allies concentrated on the Pranco-Belglan frontier to oppose the German advalgoa and the Invaders have been almost to Paris ami back in the interval! no decisive battle has been fought The same can be said of operations m the east where the armies of Russia, Germany and Aus tria are righting, except In the CMS Of Lieutenant General Bam on off, the Russian commander, whose army was partially destroyed by the Oermana In the battle at Tanncnhorg, east Prussia. Ruastaaai t Mortons. In the present battle on the river Vlotii In, from Warsaw smith t.. the Mvcr Pill OS the RttSStans have scored (Continued M l'agc Three.) PRESIDENT REFUSED TO AID IN GETTING OUT OF THE TANGLE. SEEK TO SHIFT Arguments on the Second Appeal Will Be Heard Next Week. w k) Many Members Gone, It L Now Impossible to Get a Quorum. WASHINGTON, Oat II. With I onglt ss in d up by lack of a quorum In both houses, cotton belt senators and representatives tonight made a vain appeal lo President Wil son for aid lo conipoae the situation by securing cotton relief legislation und clearing the way for the long. delayed final adjournment of the sv.i sion. After again blocking adjuorinncnt by ubatru1 tlve tactics, the cotton re lief supporters Went into conference late in the day and de nied 1. 1 appoint a committals to wait upon the presi dent, The president, however, when asked for un Interview, atuted he would he busy with an important state conference, and he left Washing ton at midnight and therefore he would ho unable to meet the com mittee, The subsequent departure of ihu president for Pittsburgh, where he will address a Y. M. ( '. a. celebra tion tomorrow, brought to an ml talk that extraordinary conditions under which congress found Itself un able to adjourn might be met bj tin president proroguing it. OlltillUC tile I igllt, .Ml efforts of Democratic leaders t. secure un agreement t.. adjourn failed ami the southern members who re mained to light were determined to ocntinue their obstructive tactica un til legislation designed to aid the SOUth could lie pass.il. Opinion was iteneial that this would prolong the session Indefinitely, cer tainly until after tin elections, though administration leaders planned to continue tomorrow efforts for an ad journment or a ret' ss ui, ul after elec tion. General exodua of members of both houses continued tonight. Tim bouse today had l 7 members present on roll tull. nearly alxty short of a quo ruin, and the senate showed t'l pres ent, three less than a quorum. Ben atOr 'iark of Arkansas, the president pro tetU of tin senate and one of the champions of cotton legislation, Kave up in despair. After characterising further efforts of his colleagues to obtain relief as "grandstand playing" and "a vaudeville performance1 he left the city, Presiding Officer Vice President .Marshall l. ft Wash ington several davs ag-o. BenatOl Clarke left with the secretary of tin senate a signed blank appointment of a presiding officer. Representative Henry of Texas, leading the .niton supporters In thu lions., refused various offers of a compromise made on both sides of the capltol during the day. He frus trated an effort of Majority Leatdel Underwood to secure an agreement on the floor of the house which would have allowed the passage of some Of the pending cotton hills, Insisting upon the consideration of his plan for a J2."i0,tito,0t0 bond issue to relieve cotton growers. Speaker Clark ad vanced a proposal whereby the pend ing Lills would have lieen made the first business to corns' before congress when it met in December, but Repre sentative Henry rejected this. Another proposal that congress recess and come back aftT election to pass the cotton hills came to naught. At the .inference of the cotton helt members tonight. Representative Henry announced his intention of fighting adjournment until he so cured a vote on his bonding plan. Senators Smith of Ueorgia. Smith uf South Caroline, Overman. i.ea. heppard, 'lore and White and about a doSen cotton states representatives intended thf conference. After dis cussing various proposals, tht ci.nrei ancs heard Representative Henry1! ultimatum. Then it was decided to appeal to the president. Whfm the reply came in the form of the tele phoned statement that tile president would be busy all evening, th n-i ferees adjourned with an air of de spair and disappointment. PROHIBIT SCO AH IMPORTATtOX, No More Now la He Sclll Into ljig- land, LONDON, Oct 23. 5:42 p. mi' An official statement Issued this i tvenini! says the government has pro- ! hll.lttd the Importation of stiitar Into the United Kingdom w-ith the objw t of preventing Herman sugar nnd Aus trian sugar rea' lung here from neu tral countries. An official statrnient said this Wottld effectually deprive Germany of It!, largest market for her sugar. ASHING T' N, Oct, 22. 'if it is right for the government to shield the lallioads from the effects of thu war, ii it is right for thu gov ernment tu iiink food the losses of People in different Industries, I am going to propoas a msasurs thai win require every hen in tows, to lay nn egg every duy. and If she fails to do so that the govsrnment shall make UP to the owner of thut hen Hie value of the egg sho did not lay." Tins statement was made today by 1 llfford Thome, counsel (or several western state railroad commissions ami shippers' asaoclationa, In prsssnt- UiK the shipper.,' aide ,, th,. case at the bearing before the Interstate Commerce Commission on the appli cation of eastern railroads (or gen eral II. lease in freight rules. The healings lau.e to an end today and arguments will be beard noxt we.'k with every Indication ,,f an earl decision by tho commission. The pre. ten tut ion of the case 0f the opposing shippers oootgpled Issa than two hours as against five du.vs occupied by wit nesses tor the carriers Mr. Thorne took the' position that no business do preaalon was shown bv the carriers that did not equally affect shippers, und that the increase would be un just. Counsel for all other shippers represented Joined In the statument .11 1 lots Closed tj,e. Th.- carriers closed thUr case with the testimony of Samuel Rea, presi dent oi tin Pennsylvania system, ills statement followed closely the lines or previous evidence offered and his cruss examination was brief. Louis Brandets, counsel for the commlaaiou, drew Mr. iteas attention to the decision of the commission In the original fi per cent case, which pointed out Its inability to see the Jus tice of raising rales on freight s.'iip msiltS to conduct the paSSengtV traf fic shown to he operated t a deficit. "Has anything occurred since that ruling which, in your opinion, Justl- tiss Its modification now?" Mr. Bran dels naked. ".Nothing that 1 know of," admitted Mr. Ilea. Mr. Thorne asked if it were not tuie that the net revenue of the car riers In 1 1 1 3 had equaled 7. til per cent on all outstanding stock. Mr. liea admitted the figures were cor rect. Mr, Lyon, representing coal shippers of Pennsylvania, asked if the Pennsylvania system hoi contem plated any reduction of salaries to of ficers and employs to meet the emergency, Mr. Itea said ho did ,;,,t believe he should discuss that subject, und the question was noi press,. I. Thorn. .Mulcinciit. Mr. Thome's statement in part fol lows: "The carriers are proposing a .'. per cent adva in the freight rates, not only in official classification terri tory, hut in the through rates between all points in this eastern territory ami those slates west of the Missis sippi river which i represent W will pay Hie advances on the raw products moving from eastern f.ic- tories to the west. We catch u both ways, coming and going, and we arc subject to the long hauls. "The market prices of many of our (Continues on Pago Ten.) p tins., ont, g.- iii in p m i I he I'Yomdi official ivonttiiuuicsiiiiii ls- I sin ii louigtll mi- " In our livfl willg 'tis action fSSnflniH'S with ureal tlu buMt'i uoiahl) in. Mind trrss, ls lias ens ami ti'incnii. ii - rite allica liavc ' bast some ground al MllUlN mound l.u Haaacr but lime won is nl llw I I'Hst of -,i,'iileics. I.ciiit.iIU -peak- I lug, on this hii-i of ill. ii. .in ili- -ii-uatioii remains i - same to Urn liiirlh of die Aistic nur icilllerv UttS destroyed litres- uerman batteries." PI TICIK.K.AO, OH. 1!S The fol lowing offkdnl commu aliou waa la- sued tonight l) Hi.- Russian gf 111 nil -.tail "The retnggstic offeushe ul uui nrsuiss, uiucti iinve oniMMvd Uw Vis tula on a large front, Ufii-OUntSTM no i r.sKlau.s- on (lie viin ol i lie lor I mails, who isoii uiue lo reireal In Hie trelM-llcs h,iS Ivuilgtirtill we look large giiautitUvof sur -lore-, and nili niuiili Ion uband'oi. .1 b ihc n'M-rvo corps of the rruaMiaji guard in lte liaatr re Croat, llie Vustiian oiniies Ititiue lo right wlili stulilximiii-sa mi Ihr XI.iuIh.m lb. v,n and par llpularlj to 1 1 in smith of I'nomyal, In 1 nasi Prus.vin Igs-rc no . 'bailee In llio Nlliiallon." l.tlMillV, Out '.'3. (g:6 p. m l A BrtUsli camiisiiv list Issued Uuluy, bill duled Ocloltcr IH. sliows Icn of- : fleers killed. Uttdudillg I i. mi lium sii : It. G. Duff of the Ituxuid life guards, und tgreut y-ninn nouajdod i PAULS. Oct. 23. (11:61 p, in I The I'n ii. Ii todS) naluicd Mikli. b, upper 1 1 asm', ai iii.- poiui or the bayonot, SCOUR Ot'KAN IN SEARCH OK MENACE TO ALLIES SHIPPING TWO WANTED ESPECIALLY The Emden and Karlgrnba Have Sunk ot Captured 33 Bnt iah Steamers. BELGIANS ARE STARVING chaibi oi People Living on Potato Soup LONDON, Oct. It. i 10:10 p m 1 -The American commission for Hel- glun relief lodav rcoolvod from tho Belgian minister in London, Count Da La l.ttlng. 1100, laken from the 1 Belgian relief funds entrusted to the ' minister. The commission a now pur chasing food and supplies with Ins I money. The commission prefers that dona tions for the Belgians mad. iii tho I United States take for form of rood Stuffs shipped iii neutral bottoms to Rotterdam. It la purposed by tho ' commission to -turi an Information bureau In New Vork. The commission is advised that the food supply ul the relief station III Brussels is calculated to last only until Baturdagr. In Charlerol the food is exhausted and the population Is subsisting on potato SOUP. NO WORD FOR WILLIAMS Carter shows He Ipproctaloa Defeat for Mate Ticket. M'Al.KSTKK, Gkla., Got. II. -(Special.) Not one word in behalf of Robert 1.. Williams and tho Demo cratic state ticket was spok.n by Congressman Charles l. Carter In night lu delivering his lust speech of the campaign. He urrived from Washington this afternoon and tonight spoke to an audience of r.uU people, recounting chiefls the achievements of the Demo cratic mi t ii m u i adinlnistialiou and 'legislation of interest to eastern i Ikla I home. Slate laauea and state candi dates were not mentioned In his a.i i dress. A banquet was given in his ii. ..... . i 1. 1 ii. 'ii' . I j.i.i ill' n , , 1 1 K. I 120,000 TO III I (.1 M r.HY. tsnetietuts RosiMind lo an Ippcal for Aid. WASHINGTON, Oot. 2S Twenty thousand dollars contributed In Amer ica has been forwarded by the Belgian minister. Mr. Ilavenith. to ins sov- erniio nl at Havre, whence j will he diutrlbuted by local committees for th,. relief of destitute Belgians sun remaining in their own country. The contributions from America, It was explained at the legation, are to be devoted exclusively to Hie relief work in Belgium proper, and will noi I... applied to the refugees In Prance, Holland and England. WORKING THE ANANIAS DODGE OVERTIME Scarcely an Issue of the "Evening BSQUSS" has appeared for the past year that boiiic reference was net made to thu effc. t that The World and The Sun were owned and controlled by the Standard Oil If it wasn't this 110 It was seme other squally false and malicious accusation. Hut wo have listened to this particular falsehood for the last tun. . It is manufactured out of whole doth. Neither the Standard oil or the Prairie oil & Has Co. own u dollur'a worth of the bonds or stock of The World Publishing com pany. These falsehoods have been published f,,r the primary purpose of Injuring The World, hut secondly to discredit anything this paper might say in exposing th.i "INening HSCUSS'S" efforts to blackmail the Prairie- oil & (las Co, Into bribing it Into silence, us was done u few years ago The World promptly nailed this lie when it was first published ai d stated the facts. Its position was made unite clear to uny honest and unprejudiced mind. There have heen h good many occasions when The World has felt that It might have been able to have expressed an opinion that would havs helped to clarify the situation and possibly have helped to heal the constantly widening breach that has been so studiously Irritated and aglt ited between tho pro ducers and the pipe lines, but It preferred to sit Illy by and allow the dis cussion to go on, hoping that time would either oleai the situation by the natural sequence of the events, or that th old adage, "Give a calf rope enough and it will hang itself," would prove true, but neither has yet hap penesl. although th calf Is nearly choked. Instead, however, tho situation has grown constantly worse and the people lu th 1 Country who ure not directly engaged In the business, but who are Interested In seeing the vcTy best conditions possible, arc suffering the usual mbtf ortUHS that befalls tin Innocent bystanders In the fare of the lies published and circulated against this pgpsjr. The World has always published the in" , i cering the various meetings and complaints that have been made and hoard before the cor poration commission and In Conventions, us fairly and correctly , possible. No degree of fulrness, however, has been Sufficient to SSCUn i tieal ment from the self-appointed guardian of the Walters of lb ndettt producers. The World has always felt that not the slight..-. iuld MM from the1 extravagant and frenuently anarchistic statements w i naVa been so freely Indulged In. We believe that appieh. n-lon has girt . been fully Justified by the happenings of the past few tm nths and then is not the remotest chance of benefiting the producers or the business interests of the various communities dependent upon the oil linlustiy by nny program or plalU which thy men who are promoting th" agltatl n fot purely political Li ND N, ct. IM i T p 111 I Mole than sevent) waisliips at'c bunting the eight ..r mm' German cruisers at large lu the ah. mil., Pa cific and Indian ooeaiUI, seeking to destroy thcin, according to a state ment issued by the sdmlralt) tonight outlining the steps that are being taken to protect Commerce. The hunted cruisers Include lha HSmdsn, winch has sunk or captured 10 Brit ish visseis at Brusssla to dale 111 the in. 11. in Ocean, ami the Karlsruhe, which bus taken HI Krltish ships III the Atlantic The statement aaya: "Sen-clung f,.r 1 lies, vessels and working in concert under various oommander-in-ohiefs are approxi mate! sevent British, Australian, Japanese, Prench ami Russian cruis ers, not Including auxiliary cruisers. Am.. uk these ale a number of tho fastest Brltlah cruisers "The vast expanse of seas an. I oc.ans ami the many thousands of lalnnda ..iter aim.. si Infinite choice of refuge 1.. the enemy's ships in spite of every effort to , ui off their coal supplj 11 has hitherto been main tained by one means .a- another in the fa .f increasing difficulty the discovery ami destruction of these f. vv enemy cruisers 1 her. tore is largely a matter of time, putlonce and I I luck. The public should have . ontldence in the commandor-ln-chiefs and the experienced captains serving under them arc doing all that Is possible ami taking the host steps to bring the enemy to action Arc Working Hard "Our Dommandsrs so far have been occupied In very serious ami Import ant convoy duty, but ibis work has somewhat lessen.-. I and the number "t searching cruisers Is being contin ual! augmented. "Meanwhile, merchant ships must use all the precautions Which have been Suggested. on routes where these Instructions have heen fell. .wed they have so far proved very effective The same vastness of the sea which has so far enabled the German cruis ers lo avoid capture, win protect trade, The onu alternative to Hie meth ods now adopted would be the mar shalling of merchantmen In regular convoys at stated Intervals S" far il has not been thought necessary lo hamper trade b) enforcing such a sys tem. I, oss Not ijargf). "The percentage of loss is much less than was reckoned 1.11 before the war. out of 1,000 British ships on gaged In ihe foreign trade only have been sunk by the enemy or less than 1 per cent In all. Bealdea Beven vessels ale now overdue iii Atlantic waters "Th" rate of insurance for cargoes which at outbreak of the war was live. I at live guineas pel cent has now been redu 1 1.. two guineas per cent. "on the other hand German over sea trade his practically ceased to exist. Nearly all their fast ships which . ..11I.1 nave 1 n used as auxil iary cruisers wet,, promptly penned into neutral harbors or have taken refuge lu their own. A ng th" comparatively few German ships which have put to sea. 111 have been captured or nearly four lime the number of those lost by the very large Itritlsh merchant marine "In these circumstances there is no Occasion for anxiety and 110 excuse for complaint." TULSA GIRL IS MARRIED Daughter of in-. Rroder tnieii Mar ried in w aslilngton, WASHINGTON, Got, II. - (Spe cial.) News has Just leaked out of tin. recent marriage hen-of Miss win. ifred Boeder, daughter of former Mayor lr. Rssdar of Tulsa, Okls., to Sergeant C E. Jackson of the Cnited States army Stlgil r corps, who Inn been detaohed from the regular ser vice and Is ut present instructor of Mi.. Pennsylvania national guard ut Scranton. Pa. The ooupls were mar ried by the Mer. Stevenson of the Bethany Baptist church of this city, the minister being a friend of lir Rssdsr, having met lit in at a Masonic banqUSt In this city about a year ago. ARREST "NIGHT RIDERS' Trying o PoeOC Higher I niton Prlis III Oklahoma MARIETTA, okla.. Oct 23 - Thres young men were arrested here today and charged with conspiracy as th result of "night rider" activities In Love ami Carter counties. Authori ties have been Investigating reports that almost every community In this section of the state has un organisa tion, the purpose of which Is to force a price of 10 cents for cotton, lit for cotton seed und 40 per cent re duction In acreage next season. TEN I'AUKH BRAND JURY MAY BE PAR0E in. in 1 iviii Offenders 11m ,. )g 1,1111s I'm " K I. AIM lt V 1 TI Y. ' 1. I 11 1 Bps- 1 1 a 1 1 The Oklahoma county grand Jury, which has been In almost con linuoua session for llis past two weeks, returned its llrsl Indlctmonl todaj when 11 submitted a report to Buporlor Judge 1 . D. oidtleld, charg ing Jim Perr) With breaking 111 the Kriai'u depot at Wheatland on Octo ber 80 I'm iv is charged specifically wiih breaking in the Wheatland sta tion with the felonious intent to coin mil a Cl ime The giami Jutv today commenced Ms Investigation nf Ihe killing of Phil lip 11 McR lynolds Robert Allen, ar rested shortly after the shooting und charged with the crime. Is being held prisoner In the county Jail. Before the Allen .'use was taken up the grand Jury called in .1 num ber of prominent Oklahoma city bankers an. I other persons from out Of town l is reported that th 'my qusstionsd the hankers as ths amount of slate funds mi de 'w in the various Instil ul Ions IU WITNESS TEU II PRICE PIVH CENTS CARMAN CASE MAY REACH JURY Id! ACCUSED LONG ISLAND WO MAN MAY KNOW HER FATE TONIGHT DEFENSE'S DAY IN COURT Alter Br ViOf Several Cross Ex aminations, Mrs. Carman Broke Down. (Continued on Page l'our ) Itl l.t.l INS PULL Of OUR (.l Minister of Stale Visited Troops on Piling l ine HAVRB. Oct. It? (Via Parts, 9:41 p m i While cannon roared and Shells passed overhead. Rmlls Vunder vetds, Belgian minister of stale, de llvei'd an address of encouragement to UtS llelglan troops at Nlcupurt to il a jr. (in his return here he said the llel gtanS were full of courage und deter mined to fight to the lust. The llelglan minister of war la at Dunkirk. BRITISH REINFORCEMENTS TAKING PROMINENT PART IN FLANDERS Graves and Abandoned Trenches M irk Pragmas' of the Great Conflict. LI i.M u i, Oct 1 ill 0 a in ) Tim official Information bureau bus given ..ut another eyoWiUlSSS' ac count of recent hluropoan war oper ations. Tins recital is dated October IT and explains al the outael lh.lt with the arrival of reinforcements the British have been abb.' to play .1 more prominent part m everting pres sure "ii the enemy and In the gradual extension to ihe northward, which has thrown British Iroops to ths Franco-1 lelglan h..i dcr. "Up mi recently," says this state ment, 'III- extension northward had beell Carried OUt by I lie I I ell.il alone." The nan alive goes on I., ex plain that Hole have been action In ths two western theatres of the war, From Nleupoii south ami along the Aisiie. ami continues itcsiiiis HatlsfUigory. "in both these thsatrsa Hie results attained, Without being in any way de cisive, have i n entirely satisfactory and In furtherance of the allies' gen eral campaign plan In the south. on part of the two spheres In which we have been en gaged on Ihe Aisne our right wing his been maintaining Its pressure Without actually moving forward, while iii the northern stmt n left wing has advanced a considerable dia- lanco in taee ,,r some opposition. "on Ihe Aisne. since the repulse of ihe enemy the night of October i. there has I n no serious lighting for the misty and occasional rainy Weather has rendered almost impos sible the employment ol guns. "The positions ..r tu. opposing forces virtually have remained un changed. Preliminary lighting. "in the north of Prance the light ing so f,,r has been of a preparatory nature alone. As stated, ground has been gained by us but Ihe misty weal h.r has hampered aerial r iiaissan. es ami artillery co-operati ami those factors, together with I nature of Ihe terrain, have made pro gTe somevv hat slow." The narrative lore described ths nature of the country along the Bel gian frontier, explaining that hedges are frequent, trees often restrict thn view and means of communication ..re bad. "it is in a blihd country of ibis na ture," the narrator goes on, "that our advanced guards mar the llelglan frontier are engaging Ihe advanced troopa of the enemy. As was the case Iii our advance up to the Alsns, the enemy Is mailing every effort to delay our progress, no doubt to give time for the stronger forces behind lo perfect their arrangementa. So far in our advance we have inflicted considerable loss on these detach ments. They have mole several de termined counter attacks. "North of the Lya hard lighting has taken place near Mont Ins. ales "On the light to the south of the Lyn progress has been slower, partly because the terrain affords greatSI facilities to the force acting on the defense and partly because the enemy has had none time for preparations and Is In greater strength. The num erous dikes In this low lying part of the country ate so broad and deep as to necessitate the transport of plunks and ladders by which to doss them. it is in this quarter that the most ob stinate combats for the possession of villages have taken piece and that the enclosed country has rendered the co-operation of artillery most dif ficult, except where the villages con tained church ,,r other landmarks above the trees by means of which guns could get the range "Parts of the region where this lighting has been In progress present a melancholy aspect. Many of the once prosper. ips hotnstsada and ham lets are literally torn to pi s. The work of burial falls to a great extent on the local inhabit. ids, who, with soldiers, take no little . are In mark ing thn last resting places of their countrymen and allies either by little w Ion i losses or by tlowers. "Amidst the graves scattered all over the country side are rifle pits, trenches nmi gun emplacements, which those now resting below the sod helped to defend or to attack From them progress of the lighting can he traced, and even lis nature, for they vary from carefully con structed nnd cunningly placed woks to the hastily shaped lair of i German sniper, or a roadside ditch scooped out by the Intrenching Implements of our Infantry." Vf IN KOLA S r., Oct, !! M.s. I'loi.i, arm an, on trial in "'" suprsmt in hers for the mur- der of Mrs, Louis Bailey, may know her rata by tomorrow night. Her counsel and District Attorney i.eHia ' Smith informed Justice chsrlea 11 K'"'1 " 11 b,se or tin, proc I- mas .... i.,v that they undoubtedly will recess Inmiirr. The entire afteri n left for the summing ill sM win ocupv Hire the deliveries ,,r n... . I'll Jury brief should before This court, the stand and Mis Ca i man laaes before ths noon thus will he . which prob ' hours, und hsrge to thn apt I as,, mis Cted to be therefore, of the Jury bulge is one. The be III the h. nnliir.ill was the defense's day In on. s.s alter W lllless wenl Kave testimony fur The defendant lo.r. gulling l ss ex- Seir Submitted tl II III lllat loll. suspicions ,,r Wtwrnwii. Bxplalnlnj her Installation of n '"'; saveadropplng" device In the office r hoi husband, Dr Dd- !a "'i "'"' toM how nu n f 'V"1'' ' her bus) I had asked him m Mi pie.,,.,,, ,. ,, ,. hlH KlrU other iii. ,,. she tald, ,iy had lha i octor was a "devil will, Ihe girls." she brought i,er story down through a '""g per,,,,!, during which she kept hearing (hlnitti about hr husband nd his "gjrla." Then she admitted '" " s'"' became suspicious of iir ' ""'n. Bhe had ii,.. "mechanical ,"v7'lr"l '"' Installed hs office ',',, '"".?" "'ere was any '" " l Ihe i. 'ports that had corns lo nor cars She also admitted to the district t. lorney that if a woman patient cams to her husband's offios many times sim became suspicious ,r the woman and also of her husband Pleaded lib Her. District Attorney Smith talked to Mrs i arm an in a voice almost u low IIS llels all. I :.l I u I a pleaded with h Hons. Mrs Carman confused an.i ,.,t and fence, I with he asked the aam ii Kit i it until sh he let sland ,,, answer his qUSS- Interrogated Ure to will, the bereave killed III II. call at pa lb v. Ih, soiled agl'.e I. frequently times she tile prose. I neat ton gavi Ihe he, bees mo hesitated tutor, hut again und in answer that "Id When ho 11 I r th- Ii Mrs Carman verge of a br many limes I leg. ii. ling her fall- note Of Coll. I,, i, ...... I,. family of the woman husband's office or to ISe to express her mH. appeared to bis ak 'own She re- lil- her silver i $ till- of suiollltiL. antra Rural Into Tears. When it was ,11 ,, ,.r, ,ha hurried to her seat. list. in ,i intently while her little dsughter Elisabeth last! Bed in her mother's defense Mean while Mrs. Carman showed increasing signs of nervousneaa and when her aged, gray-haired mother took the stand and began her testimony, the woman on trial for her life burst into tears, her shoulders shaken by her sobs, Elisabeth patted her mother's arm and urged h. i not to crv It was five minutes before Mrs. Carman died her eyes, ii.,,,, then until adjourn ment was taken i(t,. m th- afternoon she retained her usual composure. All Honied Negro, All of the members of Mrs Car man's family testified iii her behalf today. Their stories were corrobora tive and ea.-h witness flatly denied I here was even Ihe smallest partlcls of truth In tho story told by (Vila ' 'oleman One witness was I'ei.llnand Q. Morton, a negro lawyer, who was em ployed to g. t a statement from Calls Coleman In tills statement Cell do. nnd that she knew anything morn about the murder than she told at the inquest, when her story was favor able to Mrs. Carman. The maid haa declared she He.l al this hearing he cause Mrs. Carman had asked her to and because she then fell sorry for her mistress. Mrs. ( arm. in declared tonight that she had not the tllghteal doubt that i ne jury would speeall) tiring In a vernier or acquittal in Its hands. nee the case was DECLARE TRUCE AT NACO Threats of United Males Brings an I lid 1. 1 Hostilities. NACO, Ariz., Oct II A truce waa declared late today between the i'ar ranaa garslson at Naco, Bonora, sn.i the villa attackers. Pending final solution of the police problem by the convention at Aguiis Callentest Qovsrnor Maytorssta'S iro.ps aro now retiring toward a point thirty kilometers southward. Peace Commissi onsr Ramon soa, from the convention obtained, a ces sation of hostilities after three days' parleying With tho two fa t Ions. Se rious admonitions from the United States government are reported to have been the convincing arguments toward the truce. win mm i sti m v is, VITI VI loN . Vanderhilt I'nlverslt. Is de sirous of obtaining the ad dress of all Students w ho have at any time attended any of Its schools.