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DAILY WOULD, THURSDAY, BKPTKMBBR 88, 1 1 1 f t n R E E ALLIES PROGRESS ON SOME FRONTS NEW YORK LAWYER NOW BELGIAN ARMY OFFICER Ever Retreating Russian lust, Elowever, ( 'ni maiids Attention. THE FRENCH VERSION Jn the Argonne All Armies Aiv Resorting to Artil lery Chiefly. The big Russian force which u few days ago wai compelled to svaouate Vllno continues to fight rear guard actions against the Qermana as it en deavors io make its way eastward 1,1 safety from the enveloping wings of Field Marshal von Hlndenburg and Prince Leopold of Bavaria; Tin' Germans are tenaciously ollng Ins io the Russians in the rear and on both flanks, and misgivings are felt iii London Unit the Russians, wiiii tlw meager roads of escape at their hands, will be able entirely to escape the net. Favorable Progress, (in the other sectors of the Rus sian and Oallcian fronts the Teutonic allies continue to report favorable progress for their troops. In the west Paris asserts that the French troops have captured portions of the Ger man positions at Kply and Raucourt in Lorraine and the German works in the region of Leinprey ami Hal lovllle, in addition, Paris declares that in the heavy bombardment at other points along tbe line perceptible damage has resulted to the German trenches and opposing batteries have been silenced. Heavy bombardments still continue along the Austin-Italian front with both sides claiming advantages for their nuns at various points. Tlo following official communica tion was issued by the war office: 'The artillery actions continue with t lie same intensity In Artols, particu lar! in the neighborhood of Cabaret Rouge and Bretencourt. shells of heiu'y caliber have been thrown by Hie" enemy on the suburbs of Arras and i lie neighborhood of the old cita del "Din- fire has caused Important damage in the German lines. Be tween Roye and the (Use a (omh.it with trench guns and a violent can nonade against the works of canton ments of the enemy have occurred. "Mil the canal from the Aisne to the Maine fresh counter-attacks against our installation at Baplgneu have all been repulsed. in Champagne the Germans have bombarded several of our positions with shells of all calibers ami project iles, causing Irritation of the eyes. Our artillery vigorously replied against the trenches and enemy bat teries. in the Vrgonno. "Tn the Argonne and In the Woevre there was a bombard men) from both sides iii the course of which our can non silenced several of the opposing batteries, a German blockhouse was destroyed In the forest of Apremoiit and a train seriously damaged in the station of Thlaucourt. "Very violent artillery actions like wise have occurred on the Lorraine front, where we have teken a portion of the enem) positions at Eply and Raucourt. as well as German works in the region of Lelntrey ami Hallo- Vllle "We were able to locate works pre pared for the Installation near Ham pont of heavy artillery of lone range susceptible of reaching the regions of Nancy and l.unevllle. An efficacious destructive fire enabled the preven tion of this attempt." I viiii88sfleflBR ' wSHVHlVsfli MM SHOT AND KILLED OVER POKER GAME Drumrighl Oil Man Died in Hospital Late Sester dav Afternoon, HOLDING WITNESSES "Dock" Ward tin' Victin Ernesj Williams. Murderer. a squad of motor gerved in Belgium NEW VORK, Sept. 21. A dispatch from Paris states that Frank T. Colby, New V. rk lawyer, Harvard graduate and society man, is now a lieutenant and is fighting with the Belgian army. The dispatch adds that he has been decorated for bra crv As a leader of ambulances he hat for the past ten months. Lieutenant Colby was a lieutenant in Squadron A, New fork national guard, and is known as a big name shooter in Alaska and Africa. He has many trophies of his Id name hunts. He Is a fellow of the Royal Geo graphical society and a member of the Harvard, Travelers, Explorers, Tennis and Racquel of Boston, Squad ron A. Hash Pudding Of Harvard. Institute of 1770 of Harvard. Delta Kappa Kpsilon and eta Psl. I previous dispute, with I he killing of i BarvlS. Will Ruble and Allen and George Whlttington also are being held. DR. MORGAN SAYS SUIT IS FRAMEUP Think There In Little Doubt of the Outcome of the Forthcoming Trial. Bpscisl I" The World DRCMRIGMH, Okla , B( pi It. During a quarrel over a sixty-cent poker pot in an Improvised gambling palace about two miles north of Drumrighl earlj yesterdaj morning, "Dock" Ward, well known in the oil fiehis was shot and fatally wounded by Ernest Williams, an oil well worker. Ward was brought to the hospital at this place as hurriedly as possible, but he died late yester day afternoon from a wound In the1 abdomen caused by the revolver which Williams handled. Williams was arrested and brought to the Drumrighl Jail, where up mi ariv hour this morning ne oe- au early Hour nns mm in dined steadfastl to make a state ment. Several other persons who wit nessed the shooting also were ar rested as witnesses, but most of these were aide to furnish bond to Insure their appearance at the coroner's In quest, Those acquainted with Ward and Williams declared both men entered the game without the formality of an Introduction, During progress of tho play. Ward, according to the version of some witnesses, aocused Williams of being guilty of Irregular ities in id handling of the cards when dealing, Williams resented tbe accusation and a general in Which several revolvers ale said to have been used, ensued. During the scuffle Williams fired the fatal shot, At firs'. Ward was not thought to be fatally wounded, as those who at tended him found only a revolver bullet wound In his right hand. Later, however, the mortal wound in the. abdomen was discovered, when it hecanie obvious Ward could not live. Pistol Duel) TWO Dead. B1LOXT, Miss., Sept. 81. George w.in is, manager of the L. N. Dantsler Turpentine company at Dantsler, Miss., near here, and Itufus Reeves, a sawyer, were killed in a revolver fight in the company's commissary last 11 iu lit . Today a coroner's jury charged George Ruble, one of the four men who accompanied Reeves to the commissary, presumably to settle a ''This thin- is a frame-up and Bit at tempt at blackmail," declared Dr. .!. II. Morgan, eve, ear and throat spe- Ictallst, yesterday, In speaking of the jsuit for 115,000 damages filed against him by Bodus Langsten in which he alleges the doctor Is responsible for the loss of the sight of his left eye. "Langsten is s colored man and I did not accept or expect any money ! for the service I did him," continued the doctor. "He came to my office and his eve was n such a condition that I did not dare to probe for the piece of steel he claimed was Imbedded In It. "He only appeared for a few treat ments and see. n after left for Haskell. He settled with the Frisco Railroad company for $75 and has approached me twice to settle the matter out of court. "I intend to fight this suit, and Ihere Is no doubt of the result." Nice string of Racing Ponies, LEXINGTON, Ky . Sept. II. rive hundred mid one horses are entered to start In the twenty-six late clos ing slakes of the Grand Circuit trot ting meeting, whioh begins here on October 4, according to the an nouncement made today. affair caused Intense oxeite and for a time it was feared serious trouble would result, however, consisted of hauling to the hospital and members of the sheriffs force accompanying the other principal and witness's to Jail. Th. meni mole This. Ward BAY STATE TRIES DIRECT PRIMARIES ( Io Race In Earl) Report Make Mal.c- the Election of Candidates Doubtful, BOSTON, Sept. 21. Approximately HI per cent of the total vole cast in today's primaries showed a sharp eon test for the Republican nomination for governor between former Con gressman Samuel W. McCall and Grafton D, dishing, with Indications that McCall had won by a plurality of about 8,000. Cuahing carried Hos- ton by 1,814) but the bad was over- come by McCall In the early returns from the smaller cities anil towns. Tim vote for former Governor Eugene X. FOBS was comparatively small. Governor David i. Walsh for re- nottltnatlon had an easy race against Frederick s. Deltrick, the only other contender for the Democratic nomination. Dress the Boys Up for School A boy's Clothes play no small part in his progress in school. Negligence on liis clothes means indiffer- i it i mi ii cliff in Ills school wni'K. I lie well dressed boy on the other band is im bued with u sense of responsibility thai is so essential to fjwoil school work. Our showing of Hoys' Pine Suits this fall will merit the attention of every mother ihnt is particular about her boy's clothes. Styles and qualities that are positively superior to anything shown in town at like prices. $3.45, $5, $6.50, $7.50, $10, ?nd up Extra value Knee Pattltg, at 12.00, 11.60 and I toys Long w. ar Shoes $1.00 I toys Fine laps :.0e BOSTON, Sept. 21. Iri today's pri maries early returns from 7 out of H 16 election precincts representing it ( at of 362 cities and towns outside of Boston gave for governor; Samuel McCall (Republican), 8,828, Grafton D. Cushlng (Republican), 2,499. Eugene N. Foss (Republican), 481, David r, Walsh (Democrat), 64ii. Frederick S. Deltrick, 63. Two hundred out of 128 election precincts In the city of Boston gave McCall 6,818, Cushlng 7,887, Foss IH, Walsh 81,477, Deltrick 1,068, CARRANZA TROOPS GET A CLOUTING Prepare for Winter! With another long Winter coming on, your topmost thought should be to protect the family health by right heating to give wife and growing daughter the cosy, genial home atmos phere for the social standing and suc cess to which they are entitled. 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Forty wounded Cnrranza soldiers arc. an route tonight from the battlefield whence General Calles1 array is re ported to hp fleeing from the attacks (if YaQUl Indians, said to have been til led with the Villa forces. The In jured probably win bs brought to Ague Prists and application may be made to United States officials to allow tli"in to proceed across tho hor iter where they could receive better ( are. Carrt.nza agents her,- assert thai ijener.il Calles' headquarters still re mains at Pedras, seventeen miles east of Nog; Ales, bUl BiSO say he may soon return to Agua Hrlela, his former beadquarti rs, because of ihe m nee of Villa troops nported en route from Chihuahua. WASHINGTON. Sept. 21, Business conditions throughout the country are showlna Imnrovement and trade gen erally la picking up, according to members of the federal advisory coun- cu wnsvn ueiu im I'd'H.u i,,w.j session today with the federal re serve board. Although several members of the council did not attend the session, vir tually every section of the country was represented. The discussion of conditions was brief hut tbe opinions expressed were Identical in tenor thai Improvement is apparent. The council did not take up the Credit loan by American bankers lo the allies. It considered some of tile technical banking problems now be fore the board, including differential rates for trade acceptances; special rates for commodity paper; the hoard's future course on discount rates; establishment of joint foreign agencies and the liberalization of tbe national hank act. LOAN NEGOTIATIONS ARE PROGRESSING Onlv Pew Minor Details Before the Official Announcement1 . privilege entitling the holders to sur render them at maturity, if desired, for Joint Anglo-French government bonds beaiint; 'j per cent Interest land covering a period of probabl) 10 I years, redeemable, however, at the option of Great Britain and Pranoe before maturity and at the eonelusion of a term not as yet disclosed. Members Of at bast tWO blK finan cial Institutions regarded as pro-German in their sympathies were said lo have pledged their support to the project and others were expected to fall In line. one of the (WO was Kuhn, i.oeb k- Co. BORROWERS PLEASED While Those Lending 1 1 i Money Are Likewise Satisfied. 'FIRE SHIP' RESCOED ARRIVE IN SAFETY More Refugees Expected Tonight, BL PASO, Sept. ll. Bringing the last of the Americans and foreigners from the northern Mexican districts of Torreon and DUKUtga City, Amer ican Consul Coen of DurahgO and Consular Airent C. A. Williams of Torreon are SXpsetsd to arrive at the border lute tonight or early tomor row. Their tain is said to have left Torreon Monday. These are the first of (lie Ameri can consuls or agents to leaver their posts in compliance with the advice of the state department Dismounting Gun, Ship Departs. NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 11. The Itritlsh steamer Waimana, de tained here for several weeks because sh carried B mounted nun on her afterdeck, today dismounted the gun and cleared for lluenos Aires with fuel coal. The Wlamana carries a crew of 7." men, nearly twice the number carried by an ordinary freight steamer. I i - ltl ER i It Mf (.l (oadalupe u reported Than Nine l ot Out to Is- More of Banks. HOUSTON, Texas. Sept. 21. The Guadalupe liver was twenty feet abOVS normal at Victoria this after noon at 6 o'clock and still rising as the result of heavy rains In tho up river country, Only light showers fell in the immediate vicinity of Vic toria and it Is thought the river would soon r, cede. At Gonsalei whore the Guadalupe reached a t w ent y-t wo-foot t tgC Monday it was receding steadily tonight, having reached the seventeen-foot stage Tuesday afternoon. Want to borroW money? World Want Ads will put you In touch with the right party. Miners Perish b l ire. NUNEAToN. Kngland, Sept. 21. Seventeen miners lost their lives today as a result of a fire in the BxhaU Colliery, About 250 workers were trapped below the surface when the cage used to bring them up was de stroyed by the flames. Tho majority, however, were rescued through an emergency shaft.. Examines FVagroenl of Torpedo, LONDON. S. pt. II. One of the naval attaches of the American em bassy has been given a chance to ex amine the fragment of a torpedo which the Hritish admiralty claims was found on the steamer Hesperian before she sank. The attache has mads a rcpor to Washington. NEW S"ORK, Sept. 21 - Hoiiow, rs and lenders of the vast sum sought in America on behalf of Great Britain and Prance were said tonight to bo In virtual accord on all save tWO details of the proposed loan. These, it was said, were not of prime importance. Formal proclamation of the success of the negotiations Is ex peeted within three or four days, and possibly within 4S hours. Reports were current during the day that the entire matter would be settled tomorrow and that a formal announcement might be expel ' I Within 24 hours. This was said to be premature. Hut there was unan imous confirmation of the report that both parties to the proceedings were very nearly together in their plans. More progress was said to have been made today than on any other two preceding days. A rough Inventory of what w is ac COmpllShed, it was said, Would lead about as follows: Members of New York's so-, ailed pro-German banking nouses will help float the loan. i mi Munitions. Munitions of war no longer enter Into the topics discussed. While it cannot tie guaranteed that they will bo excluded from the loan's opera tion. It is the present tentative plan to continue paving for them by ship ments of gold and American Securi ties from London and i'arls to New York. Tho size of the loan has been defi nitely agreed to. subject to sit venth hour revision. It will probably be about $700,000,000, The notes Issued for the loan will run five years. These notes will arr a conversion Tuscania Puts Into Porl With Every Passer arer Safe, killed his brother, Oscar Stephens, about nine years ago, has been made by tbe Grady county sanity board, and the question of prosecuting Ste phens for murder depends upon the report of the board, which will I,,- ren dered Within a few days Stephens, before the board, told practically Iho same story he is said to have Con fessed, anil witnesses were examined as to knowledge of Stephens' conduct lit Ihe time of the killing. Tile hones, of Ihe dead 'nan were found only a short tune an,,, when Stephens con fessed to the crime and guided the of ficer.; to where he had burled tho body. NEW VORK, Sept : i The anch or line steamship Tuscania arrived in port tonight with 'ii'J passengers and 70 of tho clew of the (ireek sbamsbip Athlnal, which was abend- ' ne,i at sea late Sunday afternoon alter she had been afire fur ,tB hours. Every soul on board 'he burning ves- M I Was rcS' i,.,, The steamship Roumanian I'rlnee Is due here tomorrow with 56 of the crew and five passengers, rescued il the same time. Cs Not Known, The officers of th- Athlnal said to night that they did not know wnal caused the fire, it appeared to navi broken out simultaneously in four (iilfet'elil puts of the his'd. Which W.l- largely f. ! I with Inflammable mer chandise, There were .1-' Americans aboard 'he Tuscania. Sunday Captain Bosh atslola sent out "S O. S ' calls, to which the Tuscania. the Im Tnuralnc and the Roumanian I'rincc responded MURDERED BROTHER; BELIEVED INSANE 'SAFETY FIRST" NEW SUBMARINE POLICY t omniandi rs Musi Be Positive Before I . nun lung Tor-pedoes. BERLIN, Sept. 21 (Via London. Si pt. It, a: 05 a. m.) Commanders of German submarines have been given strict orders. It has been learned au thoritatively, that in case of doubt as to the Intentions of liners they aro to take the safe course and permit the ship to escape rather thin run i lo- slightest i "-k of error, riant ( omnimcd i Ire , an Preyed on Slayer's Mind go By I., 1 he World. OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. II. An investigation into the sanity of Bi Stephens, who confessed to havi'ur College Scholar ship Positions ( resccnl ollege end Conservatory, Kureka Springs, Arkansas, has va cant five self help positions for the session UH-'ll, beginning Septetn- bi r It. o. i Piano Practice Supervisor, Cash required besides services, 10. entire season. Hoard, lit erary and one special allowed. Ne. 2 Office Aawtstant. Cash required besides services, $200.00. entire season. Hoard, lit erary und one special allowed. No. :t. I. ." liming R B positions. Cash required besides services, 14500, entire se-sioii. Hoard and literary allowed. One Special 6.".00 additional. Abso lutely no discrimination among students occupying these positions. Only two hours' service per day re quired. Only girls from bent families need apply. llMw as. Hit-hard Ihoaapaflsaj nohicMi. CMsaeagsl ,.iicgc I iiickii Springs, rkau-a-.