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Till-: TULSA DAILY would, Tulsa Dail World Putilllhud br WORLD l ' ll . I 1 1 1 s . I'OMI'WY ElKlKNK UUKIUN CIIAB. K. DKNT, klttmrlni rillior Biulnm Hnmf. 01 CIKCOI-ATOKH IN 'IUJ.M ONLY HIC.WHKH r TIIK U " ,;! u ull.l t ut. ii ii. Hi, Tnlta Pen i(tM asm IIHISOKIPTION I'KICKSi ptrmi hi in adnnra Only punu'llic On Tr 4'"; 81i Month! ? 00 Thrie Mnnlhi On Hontk , 50 Dillr by Crrlir I" Tstsel Pr Wli . . . 'I i I L- ..llll'l'l I T I l I . 111'' Till DAILY WORLD FOR TIIK Mi'M'll SKI TKMlll-It llH 'i WAS KiT'll" It 01 u no 4 so I.TI 10. Or UUKKKNT COMMKNT Mtlon of slashing ainbltlona and eav after Mmthtni nil t evidence the Im the i" "I'll' ohaati mil and with il road Issued t statement taking full , . I , - nnntantlon at thlnSS abOVO till blame fur thl uff.i.r and slated it" The National Chamber of Commerce gordld plane. Jnat aa Individuals, i" willing neae to leitU all )ua claims. In back of. mi agitation f"r the eatab tlmea of eorrow or the ehadow of, Ita claim agenta liava boon on tho llnhmoni ut :i pomanenl talff com- death, turn their thought! to i power ground fur aeveral daya now and t mlaalon, tha ld ' being axpreaaed thai greater than any humwn resource) ao date have settled about one hundred ,ii the oonaummation of thla plan they n i.-i perfectly natural that the oloae of claims, paying damagea In full un fur would accomplish the i ' i oburlshed i ( war ahould see tha people, of (, possible and In aufh a way a to FSuropa awalton to a new and clearer attract the pralae of those i i iy leallxatton of a religion thai ao long affected by the exploetcm, Thla has had been to them nothing bul n name bean rather a wotoome dep irturo from oi u Lhoory, 'the lime honored custom of evading j the blame and the Bantu Fo shi ti be City News In Brief plan f ai i wel "taking the tariff oul or Tho formation or th m in a good Idea! a good Re Idea ut tii.it, bul it doean't mi a Democratic stomach. nr.n 07 a ". H4l.!H't I 1 1 I o Tiil.il llitlv f irrnliiti.'li I rotal v i Pilrl Dally ,,r; i ii fpi. IV. I- 1 1 .. 1 1 1. U-...I.I l.i'ii.i' I.,. . oilh Jo lolsranly iwmi thai ''" ftffttpmwif li Inn- to thf Im' I nf nf I, ,1 un, I ballet. . SVIm.-rll.nl fcn.l im.T'i Q l"t"l fintli ilnv l geplrmhtr 1 0 1 n (nr ,,iiu v i iitiit ill Minimi, ri,,iri. .lion- II. I 1 f rnt Influrla any patra nr ippilal '"'h'!' la tin' raacl i.i,l tUllj ati I if "' 1 " vmiU World this ill..'" 1'iilaa 'i he n aaon la that tin' i'1 mooratai while they abjure the term "free trade' believe in tin tariff aolely oh i i. venue producer and wanl very lit- poapd of enomlea of the tariff principle Lawyer Eetabrook of Sew Vori, bpeaking before a conference 'it Dav onport, Iowa, took t he poall Ion that a large atandlng army waa undealrable, becojuae n had been found that in many nation where it bad boon 1 1-i - I honored for it. BITS BETWEEN BITES TKt Rl'HONRS kialnaca Dfpartmtni T ril e ,1 Dtpnrtment i I ' n I'- partmtnt . . crr t Krlllnr !h 'F Dam. offlra t ' . , -lUlm hapirtinpnl . I 000 non i nan 4 '.no ,ani would be on abaurdlty, and aomethlng the nrmy hail exerted a baneful po lo lie avoided. Hut a OommbMion nun- IiIumI ili.inlnatlon. 'I'lii- KpiMkrr wn.'i poacd "f in' n who tlncerely dealre to vt'ry much in favor of national pre- i emulate the tariff tax ao aa to give the parodneaa, howeveri and acorned the i. i roiulta In rovenue and protection, implication that wo a a u nation are wlthoul ut the aame time affording too biK or too proud to in when opportuntt) for dealgnlng men to fighting la neodod, Octave Tbanet, u mulct tin- consumer in exorbitant woman apeakcr at thla conference, ex- prlcca tor tin neoeaaltiea of life, la and preaaed the belief that tho women f hue been a principle of Republicanism the I nlted Btatee worn beaomlag oon- whlch would undoubtedly have been vertod to prepurodneaa, for they wera Rain? Kendall, Rahl lloli ( 'raw foul in .-.ilr. Vou'it' next in line, Rumania us, ii to Zeppelin London's ucttin. ehovi era Kelly ltci il jmiiii d f r pan Into llio tiro. in tin' frying notick to Tim rum. to ' nj trroneoua raflaetlou upon tea rhr irt-". itandlni or reputation or ani peraon, flrui or oorporatlon hii-h nmy nn-nr in tli r'.'.niii nf Tin- World arlll h ula.liy eor tected npnri id balnc brought to tho iien II n n' tni n u t 1 i In r h SM AYS Htlt elapted tin a Ihi- ilny ni whlrh ih.- rlty admlnlatratlon, a month pre tlouely, definitely promlaad tint n would fnrniah water throufh Ida ally llinnm anil ttmt uroniaa lm not bi"n rulfllled. Tdc aontantlon or Tba World Is not ihnt iho el ty h.n nut proven anpply of aoed wilier Miiutii- for drlnalns pnrpoaaa, but that the wno-r .'i-itHrt-uio.t hai not up to thit tauo deltv ared it in tho lumni hope thai it I ! bj ihiH time Inn for the i learning thai tin- only way to Inaure nf mis, There la little protection for their bomea was to be win be don.' until there prepared to defend them from ng t a topublioan oongreaa I i.roealon, So n goea all over the lund. ii ml As for Tho daya ting it "mil of politic!," thai Is an-, Republican president. i thor queatlon. Polltica Is "the science or arl "f govt rnment" and ono of riii, r dutlea and rlghta of government i in regulate taxation, Unleaa po lillcal parties are abolished or tho tax Ing power taken away from, there i nn never be any such thing aa "taking Hi- tariff out of polltica." It evi ii in' eurprlalng if it ahould 'voi cease to In1 a pin i K.i n luMtie. f tho "peace ut any price" ngltutora are about numbered. Thoy. and llio "Jlngoea" made the most noise a while back, but It is becoming more vldent every day that the pub- h of i mi its Tin' people want peace ao long as It Is not ut the prlco of honor, luii tiny mea'n to be rmdy to fight ui,i when fiKhtiiiK is needed. Tho mis- loadlng sentiment that gave a run for "I Didn't Raiae My Hoy to Be a Isn't it time to quit publishing those baseball "exciting plays" .' Reason for no special aenatorlal esaton: Woody didn't want anyone around An tho result of today's f gamea there probably will be tear-dimmed eyes. ol ball many Vil a's right about Mexico needing is loaing patience with both kinds more education, but why didn't some one I Innk of II Ij' lore ,..lil f Thin Is the kind of weather which makes the average buaineaa man say: "i let thee behind me, salan, this In my loafing day." Ah matrimonial boosters, the sons are world beaters, Wil li's doubted thai our bankers would float a Balkun war loan on any terms. Oh, yes, other presidents Tyler ami Cleveland have married while In Shouldn't wonder if some Halltan kii'K.s found themselves deucea ut the (ml of the game. This Ohloan who aays he's mated horac radish and gooseberry plants probably likes his hot and sour. m a's In a vest man has been he's n Jerseyman . who's mar- Am found : ii ,i a a Idow with is ohildren. No, fjussle; there's no "peril" In yellow-backed United states currency, unless it belongs to some one else. Si ii if folk can't be aatlsfled for In stance, this kicking beoausa tier many's dish of crow wasn't bigger. Somebody believes Carransft- our Red Cross .euis will init Mexico ba cause in s.iv.-; relief work is utrncces- l'oor old Buy' Afculn Buropi in newsmongers ure featuring the ill health of the aged emperor of Austrla i possibly the Philadelphia pirl who .'ill on c rth" merely warns to keep her r.ii i friends i u Der kaiser has disclaimed responsi bility lor thi' loss of mole than a Soldi, r" is last fading away before tho j hundred lives, and "what th' heaek are sobor Judgment that tells us no nation we going to do about RT" can hope to remain secure unless ready I K,ni thm inJTI onlmalH need 1 to defend Itself, The women are not eugenics, and Vet the majority of them "converted" they didn't need to be, f,6, !" 1,,'.,m.. ".!' .nKu'.,v".!l,." for there are very few of them who a ,,,,, ,,i. ... ,i, huahanri Sheriff Woolley Is not known us n m'n n uiiu tiirtt lia. i.- ulu-n he starts father, brother or son who would re- .lft,,r anything, hut what he beard in DaW8on the other day made an ex i eption to t he rule. I use his ( to take up arms In defense of DUOtry If the need should arise. The authorlttea at London ami Parla are very busy Jus! now explaining Just how and why they failed so ut lerly In their attom pt to line up the Balkan states in a united efr,,n to checkmate Germany's Turkish cam paign, and also t, nvlnco their peo. pie, without telling military sec rota that the) ure making nil haste possi ble to throw ii heavy forco In the field for the assistance of Serbia. The conclusion Is almost forced on the dis interested spectator that (iermaiiy has "beat them to it" both In Successful deplomaey ami in military despatch. The situation resembles very much the ccaalon on whloh Belgium delayed tin- (..iinan advance long enough for vm,. r.r,iv ami other i noattlnns break his neck getting his name on England and Prance to get their de-. tMut wero 80 popular such a short jthc membership roll. fenslve forces together. Serbia is now on. FOR rut OLD so;s! What baa become songs ? How often do wo pass by a home on your way down town and hear the "You're a llur!" shouted n Penver Jurist to a lawyer who made an at tack on him In open court. Tin lawyer protested, but afterwards probably of the old 1 1 n 10 asKed himself, "wonder how ne anew It?" If the se. tiring of a thousand mem bers for the Chamber of C'ommerco win eliminate periodical soliciting, rwpel Strains Of Annie Laurie, Sweet every business man of the city should playing the Belgian role, mui ir her hardy and determined soldiery can keep the Invaders hampered Ioiik enough the French and British troops who have landed al Bnlonlkl will he on hand to help them, and from present Indications they are yielding ground very slowly Thon there Is the threat or Bulgaria on another quarter to com plicate matters Italy has oonsi nti 1 t , help Serbia and Russia will do tho panic, but to get there her troops must either pass through Rumanian terri tory or fight their h.i in toss Bul garia The former plan presupi i tin- permission oi Rumania, which l that Will compel tin Latin peoples of the Danube to take sides before many tune agOl The old songs Sh-h-h! When the Northern Ii-nt:il have apparently gone OCtety meeta In Tulsa it is H..W to br- . in.- un, iiii.'ii ni umuMB .- fr the homes and In their places are I pia,n f,,r making a patient believe heard the themes of present duy writ- pulling it tooth doesn't hurt a bit , . ,. . I when It hurts like everything, rrs w ho grind tin in out at the ruto i of about two a day, The buaineaa of furnishing music I It seems to be the intention of a 'certain manufacturer to see that all American families have a lltnev auto, has kept abreast with the times and a jjtney submarine or a lltnev airship, the song that are sang all over tho whether they have " jitney to buy SlllO III A, III, Ol Ill'l. Ill, II Ull.l nation in tins a ay are, ror wo most part, "manufactured" in the cities in what is known aa Tin Pan Alley. l'nlil In consideration of how easily the United states bluejacketa have paci fied Haiti, il probably wouldn't he the songs that were popular such ii monster task to deal similarly in the days of our grand ' 8tl or Threads Among ami "Vlun Von and I Were Young Maggie" touched the heart, the pres eat day rents whom """ nuueniy saeaico ami w M. Vienna n wnm.. riT th.. HftlamltV III.' UOIU howlers have predicted. The assertion that the war In Europe waa bringing the people of , than It Is placed In the hands of that How comes It come there has been no organisation of a society for the hit" is not made by a popular promotion of moving pictures. In enn- demand for the piece but is "plugged" fideratlon 0f the fact thai the film .Ifiixio tyfn u i rl to Iw. I!m a f . - i 1 1 SI t Into popularity by demonstrators. euro for dninkcnnes ever discovered? No sooner has some composer fin-1 Somebody's loafing on the job. ished writing :i piece of popular music continent Into a frame of mind BCOte or molt' that presaged a coming great revival and beaming mini Tt has been noticed by one authority that ns long as there was cholera In Serbia the Austrlans and uermana hurprlaa and comment The speaker .show house and cabaret, who held this view was Reverend vVll- I Then begins u country-wide adver- lam F. Oldham, foreign mission see- t'sing campaign, Free copies of the rotary, and he was addressing the ' hit" ale sent to every part of the Methodist Conference In session In country to Singers and actors and tho Tulsa. This was not the result of . pe co Is made. philosophical or theologli U theorizing The present day hit however Is but his vhv. was largely the result of strictly a one-day thing. No sooner is personal Investigation. There Is no one bit m ule than It Is entirely for- 1 1 h Rive that countrv a wide birth. Tills ttes who scampi r makes it apparent germs (,f this dread .ut Int.. the City and siiif.: It In every " ""' were mar. u uo imreq inaii Mil I I nr inun-is ei iiiiim in eaiiuoil. ' Serbia than anywhere else, but thoae who oun live in the U, a. a. don't 1 for surprise, because the results' gotten In favor of the next day's. They Personal Mention It ,T Kelly, of the Manhattan nil company, left last night for a busi ness trip to Kansas City. F, n. Robertson, commercial agent of the Central or Georgia railroad. visited Tulsa yesterday. ' Sl'IT FOR DIVORCE was filed in superior courl yesterday Samuel iRuatoi from ins wife Anna, Adultery Is charged. , THH CASS OF Deasie Blmroona, ao- used of stealing $"30 from R. . Bodlne recently ut the Antlers rooms, uus contlnui d. I C i;. LrrrniBH of Oklahoma City lis v 1st in Ins Wife and family .it the .1 v. Brown realdence, 124 North I Cheyenne, for a (ow days. WORD V..s received yesterday ; 11 :n Mrs H. It Shanks, who r. conlly underwent an operation at Washing- Ion i nlveralty hospltaj in st. imis, ii improving and ttill he able to re turn to Tulsa in three weeks. Mits L, J, MARTIN left yesterday for Chicago, where she was Ceiled on account of the sickness of her son, Bruce Martin, Young Martin is ii student of the University of Chicago, Im log a member of the senior class. MABEL MH. I BR and Luc He Tlce v.'en fined $ i :, aach in municipal ei urt yesterday morning on charges of vagrancy, The women were ar rested on compValnt of neighbors When 'hey secured looginga In a re spectable part of the city. Ti IM MOR RTS( IN, arreated ns a sus p ct In the holding UP Of Mrs. M Burcett Saturday night in her hus band's grocery store on Archer, was acquitted yesterday and discharged bv Justice Lee Daniel, There was In sufficient evidence to hold Morrison. THE NAMES of eight firms In this city doing cement work were attached 1 to a petition read before the city com missioners yesterday asking that they he granted a out rate for water used in their work. They charge that the water rate Is excessive and want a re duction from tho present rate of 3 1-fi cents to 2 cents per square yard. Final action wwis deferred. M. V. KBNNELL, who for some time past h is been keeper Of tho city dog pound, In a written statement to the city commissioners In session yes terday, stated he had sold the property on w hich the pound is local i to s. J. McCartney, He said McCartney was dl -linns of keeping the pound and recommended that he he appointed poundmaster to succeed him. The co ml maalonera approved the appoint mint. DEPUTY BHERTFF neorre Ryan yesterday arrested .Toe Newman, Wanted for horse stealitii; in S i pulp i. Some two months ago Newman stole two horses from Jason Jones of Olive. He later left ono of the animals In a field and took a mule. It Is alleged. Ityan captured his man and notified the Bapulpe offtcalla that he was here. Arrangements were completed nt once for his transfer to the Creek county town. IN THE case of V. IT. Hand and L. B, Cotton, who were arraigned In mu nicipal court yesterday morning on a charge of cruelty to animals, .Indite Clark deferred Judgment until this tin rning. Hand Is the contractor who Is doing tiie excavating for the new Onflals building at Fourth and Bos ton avenue, and was cited to appear tvl en Cotton, who is working under him and was arrested on a similar charge, swore that he was Whipping his mules under orders from tho be ss. T IN AN EFFORT to nulet his con science, which had been bothering him ever since h.- left this city five years nco without paying his road taxes. T. S. MoDtVltt has just mailed to the board of county commissioners. Mc Dlvltt stated In bis letter that be was working on nn oil lease here and was Suddenly called away. He declared he was unable to get the debt off his mind and finally wrote here asking If there was any Interest on the amount. IT MIGHT Tth: WKLL to keen nn eye went hern ard these days If you have any kind of plants In the lawn or garden that you wish to save through the winter. While it has not frosted enough to Inture them ns yet, almost nnv night now a frost that will put the crimp Into even the tough and lowly COCXlebUrT may he ex ported Tutsans who were here will remember thai two years ago at the state of the dry farming congress a heavy snow fell -just n few days later In the year than thla date. W. 0. DICKINSON, recently ap pointed administrator of the Tien Vance estate, filed his bond for 1200,- nnn in the district court yesterday, Tm medlately after Pl -kinson had nulli fied Mrs. Vance's attorneys announced they would file a protest to his ap pointment and would file n super ledlaa bond until the matter could he brought to the attention of the su- Boys' Better Clothes The policy of this store is not to urge you to buy less expensive boys' clothes, but rather to sell you a higher standard of boys' clothes for the same amount you have been spending here tofore, You can appreciate the pulling power of this policy when we cell you thai in ;i period of three years we have developed the largest burs' clothing business in Tulsa. We direct your special attention to the great range of boys' Two-Pants Suits that we are showing at and .'rid. They are absolul less at these prices A great range of buys overcoats 5, $6, $7.50 elv match- $5 $10 l'l,jlWII!'.''MIIllIIUIW'''i';111 j preme court. It Is said an inventory oi me non on leuea which compose the larger part of tho estate estimated at about $i,ooo,(niu is being prepared. WHILE ENJOYING tho effects of nn over cargo of "red eye" last niwht, o J, Nixon, a Frisco brakenian, play fully threw a coupling pin through a window In the Frisco depot at West Tulsa, hitting another railroader. He Was hooked for drunkenness and lucked up. The War at a Glance 27, died yesterday morning at her home in Avant. Services will be con ducted today nt Avant by Key. J. J. F. Reedy of Tulsa, and the body wdl be sent here, for burial In Oaktawn. Mrs. Lockhart Is survived by her hus biind only, there being no children, siu. was a member of tho Bastern Star and Rebekah Lodges, who will have charge of the ceremonies. WHILE NBOOTIATINQ the turn at First and Hlnin last evening, an automobi'e driven by D, Vsnsel skidded on the slippery streets and crashed into sone buggies standing In front of Miller Bros' livery barn. Little damage was done, hut VeDSel was arrested and booked for Jay drlv iiic ami released on bond. His case will be heard In municipal court this morning. CONVENIENT SERVICE, offered by the Sand Springs lino to near the points along tho Arkansas river where pecan groves are located, Is sendln a veritable army of nut hunters out Into tho woods these autumn days while the frosts that have fallen In Tulsa have been slight, i along the lowlands where the pecan trees grow the frosts wero mure in tense, and the nuts have begun to rattle down. They are said to bo plentiful this year, and many who have returned from the quist meas ure their talk in terms of "bushels." predicted .ire In line both With the ex- j never survive. rlence of humanity and the claims' Not In the last decade has a com lot Christianity, We aro Retting so poser como forth with a composition uacd to contemplation of wars horrors thai haa Impreaaed and became in ti .it wa do not stop to look at the dellbl) stamped on the mind as have other side and see what figure this the Dleces of the old d.ivs and It does I Tulsa yesterday In great convulsion cuts In working out not appear that they ever will. ' m ' 'k T line Ultimate aeatinj OI the bum in The nlj songs arc tho songs and I race. Chrtstlai I believe that all evil they will always live. W. A. Moore, local agent of the Frisco, went to Oklahoma City yes terday on official business. Whitehead of Muskogee visited his offlclnl ca ngent for the ever thl "Wh Hel-tup! ii Mi. un Itifiit copyright by yelo raci i larriage Is part ' I ess man "Jim aln Hobson's war with the will bo overruled for good. History teaehaa us that war. bad as It Is. Is a A P Johnson, rate clerk and tariff expert of the Frisco, with hrad.iiar fers at St Louis, whs 111 the city yes- Refngeea to Ana Pricta. el PASO, Oct ir. -The Carrania consulate hire today announced re ceipt of a message from Genera P. Kitlaa Calles mating teat two thousand refugees have arrived at Agua Prleta They teft Nacosarl, it was said, be i .him: of the advance of the villa army, which Is In the vicinity of Ba vlspe. Quassbos and Baseroo, Among tho towns reported aban doned arc Ouachnlera, Baoadehuachl and i i" rtl, Calles crpnrted that l.f.OO of the ri fUSees have been accepted as vol unteers In the defense of Agua Prleta. Want to borrow money? World till.u uoitoi u noX nd UP spv luc.y the right party. Cai t say we like this talk of nn terdny on a pleasure . trip. "as i Kened nation" We'Va been asleep. It Implies that ABE MARTIN Wilson's sarins we ought to be "vury adequati ty prepared, not for wa"", but for defense" has aroused no peace -at -any-pr.ee enthusiasm. Needless to SI ) '. The United. States Song," adopted by tho National De fenee conference an its official anthem, won't be sung at Bryan meetings ,5) Stardom must have had a matri monial boon; Professor Huasoy. of the University of Michigan, has found thrro hundred double st irs that used to be single. FSaalllH Ono day the BSi l says hand grenades have Supers Ii ! the bavonf-t for trench fighting, the next that a great victory was won by usln tho bayunsl m trench fighting Working on war munitions makes rt en ha ichty machinists In the Washing) in navy yard have rejected Secretary Danlete1 offer of increased Wage as not meeting their demands. F. r,. Btebblna of Oklahoma City, travrllnir freight agent of the B. A 0. m:ide the round cf the local offi es yesterday. A nn. t (iitroit vnoN. Julian Vance, traveling freight neent of the T'nlon T'aelflc nt Kan sas Pity, was a Tulsa visitor yesterday WhSri we see th' way 0SM boys turn out It's our gUOM that honest) Jest comes natural, Th' aro Irym W N Robinson, of the Hotel Tulsa, left Inst night for Kansas Pity CANADIAN CAMP IS i The Santa Pe railroad t- a big cor- SHELLED BY ZEPPS pora'lon. It Is a successful railroad m ti A Vina ain-iMi fn-nr.-i! nm 111 i ti O ri 1 1 V . ' I OTCWVA Dnt.irln Oct 1 T. Th.f In the building up of the southwest. ,hl rninp of thr artillery brigade of Hut lately the business of this road ! the second Canadian division at Otter. I . , , ,. . pool. Kent. England, was shelled bv l.ns be I n shown In another and an un- nr,-ijl. ' ,. . , Wednesday, October Hi is indicated In tonight's casualty list, which re cords a number of men killed In the taltilng gasoline exploded on the Santa ptfth artillery brtgada and one in the Feti i. it Ardm re destroying many Tm i tv ninth battery. (V F A. ,. . Iist nights list gave the names of sorn men of the Fifth hngadf Rilled bv bombs and shells The number of Canadians approximates the total of military casualties Issttrd bv the home office In London. England, ami Indicates that this was probably the only real military damage In the raid I usual direction. A f. w w i ks ngo a tank car con- lives. Injuring many and wrecking much property Immediately the cry went up "fix the blame on some one." But unllko other great disasters, It took no prohe by the state or grand Jury to fix the blame. The Suma Ko railroad sent Its ex (erta to the scene of the accident and Want to borrow money! World Want Ads will put you In tnuch with tho right party. BY THE It's just a simple little worJ, Hut iii the life of every iuhii it plays n great Import sat part. Though its significance so keen. It blends the way to future joy; Or luniks tho roiul to sorrow deep. With sharpness cold it penetrates And haves the victim shorn of pride; Or soothes the tired, fevered hrain To realie the brighter side. In all the one connecting link Between man's failure and success; Between a life of care ami want And one of joy ami happiness. The hinge upon which vain excuse Does trifle with ahility. And this little word is, "if." Again the western front Is tho Scene of heaviest fighting of any of the various war theaters, although sanguinary engagements are still go ing on In Serbia and In northern ltus sla In the region of Dvinak. in France the French and Germans and the Uritish and Oermana have been hard at grips in Artois, Cham pagne, Lorraine and the Vosges. Blast of Auberive, in Champagne and in tha Vosges the Hermans have taken posi tions held by the French, while in Lorraine t lie French have recaptured trenches the (ieimans have held smcu October 9 and inflicted repulses on their antagonists around Harlmanns Weilerkopf in the Vosges. Reports Conflict, Herlin asserts that tho Oermana have driven the British out of posi tions at Vermeltes, in Artois which were recently taken from the Oer mana, but Sir John French, the litlt ish ooramander-ln-chlef denies and sins the British have improved their positions and hold all tho ground they previously had gained. Tho Russians again h.'ivo been vig orously on the offensive in tho Dvtnsk district and at one place, ac cording to Berlin, penetrated the Hi r man positions "over a width of one battalion." South of the Dvinsk-NoVO Alexandrovak line, Herlin says the Russian attack was put down with unusually heavy losses. Progress for tho Teutonic allhs and the Ifiilgarians in the Serbian cam paign Is recorded by Vienna and Her lin. Everywhere it is asserted the Serbs are being driven before the In vading armies. PosarevaC, southeast of Bemendria haa been oaptured by the Hermans, while on the east tho Bulgarians have taken several posi tions In the mountain country, Qreat Britain has declared war against nui- garia. While both Home and Vienna claim successes for their forces along tho Austro-ltnlian front, no Important changes in the line have taken place, of war. has left Home for the front to confer with the king and Lieuten ant General fount Caaorna, chief of stuff. Possibly the conference nmy ho connected with the Balkan situation. Recruiting Is slow. Reports from Copenhagen are that two Herman w.ir craft ;, torpedo boat destroyer and a torpedo boat -BaVO been suck off the Danish coast by a Hrltish submarine. The Kali of Derby, the Rrltish re cruiting director, pill-puses to take the gathering Of fresh forces for the Krit Ish army out of the hands if the mili tary authorities and entrust the task exclusively to civilian organizations The American ambassador haa in formed the Hrltish foreign office in London that Miss Edith Cavell head of a training school In Rrusse's has "ecn execuieu oy the lleriu lary authorities. ian i i ill HENSHAW MEMBER OP VALUATION BUREAU '"rtson Demerits. Member of Inter, state Commeros Cearunlaalon, is Against Government Ownership, SAN FRANCISCO; Oct. 16-lud-son C. Clements, a member of the Ir terstate commerce commission ' de l Bred today against gin eminent own ership of railroads, while spoaklng I are al the final session of the tuenty siventh annual convention of the National Association of Railroad Commisaloncra. lie htid politics would figure too largely In the management of govern. , iuvuw-vwhw romis. Mr. Clements, explaining the work of the commission in determining the valuation of the railroads, said con gress had not Intimated whether the uiiu vmuiuion would tie used in rite making or whether the work pre ceded steps toward the ultimate pur el, use of the roads. The convention today decided to establish a bureau nt Washington to anslst the commission In determining the m 1 1 rou il . .1.. mi a - ..uaiauu. M im com .n.ittee which wilf take charge of the io.r. an was apponteo by tho new lent, Robert IL Trentis of Rich. M i.nd, Va. Among the members are: O R, llenshnw. Oklahoma City, Okla , and f' n icr Senator J. L. Bristow of Tos ptka. Kau.