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'••"•?'..• Big NtrmBreaks rVrimT^nnt Nine Times in Ten VOLUME FORTY-ONE SSfvV ESCAPE NET Petrogpad Reports Warsaw Defenders Have Eluded Germanic Trap. NOW TURNING ON FORMER PURSUERS Rufiam HtpNt Omnu Mfle Cam paign at Ctudilill and TI)A Teu tonio Li iim Are Threatened—Oer mans Making Progress at Othsr Points—'Russian Army in Baltia Ba ins Rainfaroad), (Petrograd, Aiug. 13.—The Russian ar •nles, bavin« auocessfully extricated uumiriTM from the Warsaw sacks, In which tha Germans triad to enclose (ben, are now at ssi iMbbornly opposing the advance toward Btalywtok on a line aevrlily milea to the east of "Warsaw and both aldea of the railroad to the east the Polish capital and Bialy- ftoli. Tha Baltic-American campaign •eema to be at a standstill with the Russians astride the IPoniewesch tii in icinlnff tha cm iifiwinlcatlon be tween these Invsdlns armies. The Oermana are approaching slightly nearer Kovno. They are pounding that position with heavy guns, to which the Russian artillery Is responding effectively. The peasants describe the deliberate preparations for tbe assault on Kovno. The Qennans built paved roads from the westward and dug foundations fifteen feet deep for, mortars, taking endless pains in preparing the cement plant forms. wmn tha refugees escaped no forty* Ijro centimeter guns had arrived, but these of smaller ealiWr, each requir ing: three, large tractors, were being hauled Into pualttdB. L«ndon~Mors Optimistic. iJt- Xiondon.. Aug. 13.—The Busstans for the tftajia, being are holding in check the Os^ li^lUc af tlie GTcnnan armies Itrylng to out tha Wa4aaw- Be tha roads to Thds has been aflcomplliAMd by a»d of reinforcements. The fortreas oC Kovno still bold* out. German attacka Coward Riga have been repulsed and the railway junction at Dvinsk remains In Russian hands. FYom Ostrolenka, north of Warsaw, to Chelm, In the south, tha Germans •1? tm to have made progrons, but be tween the Vipers and the Bog they apparently have been thrown back with heavy loss. It may be that Field. Marshal von Bindenberg has not exerted his full power in the north, but is awaiting events In the south before hammering his hardest at the Dvina. Ruaa Army May Esoapa. -I The fact that the Germans are able to advance with comparative rapidity Aue east from Warsaw, while being checked on the right and left flanks, has given rise to tha Impression in England and In Russia that the stout resistance offered by the Russian wings will Insure the safe withdrawal of the main body of troops from the Warsaw salient. Tha main line of communications be tween Warsaw and Petrograd has not been, out thru. Ilie approaching meetings of both the Greek and Serbian parliaments give promise of bringing tha Balkan situation to a head, thp Dor the mo ment Greece and Serbia remain ob durate in their refusal to concede ter ritory. ^CITI€# LITTUE DAMAGED. Warssw and Other Palish Towns Spared by Both Armies. ~~TBerlin, yia London, Aug. 13.—The Polish city of Sledlce, fifty-five miles southeast of Warsaw, has been cap tured" by the Germans. Aiinounoement to this effect was made today at army hsadquarters. The German military authorities on the suggestion of the citizens' commit tee at Warsaw, have declared a general .mimif, of political prisoners there and set them free. Among' these was the jwidely known Russian labor leader leaden. Wiar correspondents report that jWlarsaw was not damaged by the struggle around it and that only the (kiam store houses in Praga were ^burned. Lublin likewise was only ariD|fe9&«lr damped. ThA Austro-German forces are ad sypBtBjg fnoat vapidly. Sidles is in the oapttal the province by that nam«s -jTha dty of Sidlce lays 'directly in |W paih of the Teutonic forces as they prssi eastward from Warsaw. It la la this section that the Austro-German foireaii are advancing. Tarka Rspsrt Landings Unimportant. BsrHn. vla wireless to Sayvllle, Aug. lt-r*hs Overseas lJewsi Agency today gave out Che Xolluwing from Conatan- 'v^Ji- lS stated that the test landing operations of the French and Brltiah .wms relatively unimportant. At Kar sladsil lM man tried to land but were njwlafd. Twenty of them were killed. ?At Ana/orta bay, 1,500 British land ed and attempted to outflank the Turkish positions' at Ari Boniu. They ware repulsed without making any Fsur Stsamers Saalfc j, LHHIon, Aug. .. 13.—Announcement made today of tbe sinking of the »Hjs|i ateamers Oapny and Sammer flsM .and the Nerwegisn ataaaner Aura. angluew. the nans and tha ,•&$&}> 'l•" .JI'. iSISlil England Asks Prices on 1.000.000 Head -ri of American Cattle Helena, Mont., Aug. 13.—C. O. iRobinson, r^resentatilve of a large packing company of Chicago, made public here today a cony of a cablegram from Liverpool, asking that an estimate be furnished on Che cost of 1,000,000 head of An^ ericaan beef cattle delivered at Liv erpool. The order, if filled, said Robin son, would require the payment of about 9100,000,000 and would make great inroads on the herds of Am erica. mate's wife of the Surmmerfield were drowned. The Summerfleld, of 687 tons gross, was built In 1913, and was owned In Liverpool. There are Ave British steamers Ospray. The 3,000 ton British steamer Jacona which was engaged in the trans-At lantic trade, has been sunk. Her cap tain and nine members of the crew were rescued. ZEPPELIN8 IN NEW RAID. Attack en English Cosst Results in Six Deaths and Injury to Many. London, Aug. 13.—Official announce onent was made today on an airship! raid last night England. Six person were killed, twenty three were Injured, and fourteen houses were damaged seriously by bombs: One Zep pelin, the announcement said, probably was damaged, but escaped. The announcement follows: "Two Zeppelins visited the east coast night. The casualties were as fol- 1 Breckinridge reported no disorders to lows: day. "Killed, four men, two women. In- Detailed statements of the dlstrlbu re re el in children. All were civilians. Fourteen Allied Bucosssaa in South Afiriea. Paris, Aug. !•.—A dispabch received today by the Haivae Jfewa Agency from a correspondence lpWest AMca W ports further successes bC the.aUiea in Kamerun, In West Equatorial Afirtoa. British Sink Twa Turk Shi pa London. Aug. llt-4he Tnrtrtsh gun boat Derk-l-Satvet and a transport have been torpedoed In the Dardanelles by a British submarine, it was offi cially announced last night. The an nouncement says: "The vice admiral in the Dardanelles reports that one of the British sub marines operating In these waters sank a Turkish battleship on the morning of Aug. 8, at the entrance to the Sep of Marmora. "A Turkish gunboat, the Berk-i-Sat vet, and an empty transport also have been torpedoed in the Iardan'elles by one of the British submarines.. "In connection with the foregoing. In a Turkish official communication dated Aug. 9, it was reported that the Turkish battleship Kheyr-ed-Din Bar barossa bad been torpedoed by an en emy submarine. The Kheyr-ed-Din Barbarossa was a former German bat tleship purchased by Turkey :ln 1910." MURDERER SMITH PAYS PENALTY Man Convioted of Killing Three Wives Hangsd in Prison at Maidstona, Lon don—Killed Womfn te Collect In a S London, Aug. —George Joseph Smith, the wife murderer, wis hanged today at Maidstone. Smith was found guilty by a Jury on July 1. He was accused of murder ing three wives to oollect insurance money on their lives. Iti each case the women were found drowned in a bathtub shortly after their marriage. The oourt in complimenting the Jury on its verdict declared that the prisoner had gone, thru the ceremony of marriage with two other women, both of whom he had«robbed of mon^y. «FLY TO FIGHTING FRONT. New York Correspondent Acoompan iss Military Aviator to Battle Line Paris, Aug. 13.—Kalph Pulitser, of. New York, yesterday flew from a sub urb of Fuia to the fighting front in a new type of double motor blplazm which waa operated by a military avia tor. ^JJhe flight was about ninety-three miles, and was to so near tbe German front that the aviators could see the German trenches. The biplane returned to the capital safely. Mr, Pulitzer was the flmt newspaper man,to make such a trip. Italian Valoanoes More Active. Rome, via Paris, Aug. 13.—The great volcanoes of southern Italy, which have been disturbed .during the last few days, are becoming increasingly active. Thus far It has been lmtpos slbls to obtatt authentic information from the scene of the disturbances.' It Is known, .however, Jfept eruptions have taken ptece. Lab* Law EffeetivaTAiig. 201 vflioinsa, Aug.-lX flfte Labor Oommlasfainsr Prjck today newPed At tsndanes O01oer Skim -oMiie Des Moines schools tlwt **0, the provisions of ths xww -4abo^4liKWs re garding the employs*** mtntbora be tween tha agea of 11 and lirjS*re, will, be strictly enforoad. ". 'jv.vr'Vvt .r^', V" *$ -v, ^.. •, FOR EMERGENCY President Orders Enough Troops to Daal With Border Situation. WILSON AWAITS FUNSTON'S REPORT No Further Action to Bs Taken With out Recommendation From Com mander of Forces on Border—T«x ana Ask National Rifle Association For Arme—Mexican Trouble Makers Nai+h... villa «. C.rranM FollowaraJ Neither Villa or Carranza Followers., Washlngton, Aug. 13.—President Wilson personally took up the sltua «,» «h. ^...»w,.,, Acting Secretary Breckinridge of the Uon of houses were seriously damaged. The president and officials take the view Zeppelins were engaged at some points that the army can only be used further but succeeded in getting away from' our patrols. One of the Zeppelins was damaged." Last night's raid of Zeppelins was the second this week. On Monday night Zeppelins flew over the English coast and with their bombs killed sev eral. These raids mark the renewal of the Zeppelin attacks on England after a lapse of several weeks. The last raid, with the exception of a minor at tack, was on June 16, when sixteen persons were killed and forty injured. In all there have, been nearly a score of these attaicks resulting in the death «f nearly 100 persona Secretary Breckinridge said after his conference with the president that General Funston had asked for no more troops and that none would be sent without his request. Carranza agency dispatches today contained a denial from General Nafturette' that any of his troops had crossed into Texas. Other advioes ex pressed theN opinion that tha trouble makers were neither Cszransa nor Villa troops. Texana Ask Per RHIss. Mission, Teau chamber of oommerca wired the national rUle associa tion here todsy asking for riflea 1m mediately "In view of the reign of terror, in ^his se etlon Ths National Rifle Association dis tributes condemned army riflea, to rlfto practice cttibs. W. S. Jonea sec retary of the association, said the Mission people would have to form a club before the guns could be Issued. That would take three or four months. Lieutenant Jones said many rifle clubs have been formed in Arizona and New Mexico in the last two months and many have been supplied with arms. Dispute Carranza Lsader*a Claim. Brownsville, Tex., Aug. 13.—Reports of figiilinK between Mejwic&ri bandits and citizens iast night, at Edinburg, today were shown to have been er roneous and to have originated thru failure of a messenger, who called Brownsville by telephone, to give any details. Officials here, in answer to the state ment of General Nafarrette, Carranza commander at M&tsmoros, that he had but 500 troops on the border, say that there are more than 2,000 troops in the zone described by the Mexican general. Zapsts Forces Defested. Galveston. Tex., Aug. 13.—Zapata forces which some weeks ago occupied Mexico City have suffered another, de feat at the hands of General Coss and have been driven back in the state of Morelos, which Zapata has controlled for ssveral years, according to. advices to the constitutionalist consulate here today. The city of Santa Fe, state of Guer rero, ha# been occupied by Carransa forces and all the national railroad south of the capital, except that part running thru Morelos, Is in their hands. Ajusco, San Nicolas and Contreras also have been occupied by Carransa troops, it was reported. Vills Troops Are Routed. Laredo, Texas, Aug. 13.—Telegraphic advices from General Maycott, at San Juan del Rio, state of Queretaro, to day reports a rout Wednesday of Villa troops, with a loss of 200 dead for Villa, and the capture of a large amount of food supplies and ammuni tion. General Coss reports in fighting In tbe state of Moreloe, the Carransa troops defeated the forces commanded by Bmlliano Zapata. Shot While Attempting Escape. Brownsville, Tex., Aug. J3.—One Mexican waa killed today near' Lyford, Tag4 a short distance north of h«re, by soldiers and peace officers. The shortly before dayllght went to a ranch house, where it waa report ed a rHexican accused of wounding Frits Geoffigteb at Lyford, was In hid ing.' The Mexican was arrested and was shot when he attempted to es cape. Rangers and United States officers today apparently had the ,uppe* hand in a section extending mile* from Brownsville |i HAITI RULER MUST MAKE GOOD. U. S. Will Delay Recognition Until Ability 'te Keep Peaes Is Manifaat. Washington, Aug. 13.—Beqo»Q|tton by the United Startes of the guyyii ment in Haiti to be set tip by PNjM'l dent Dartiguenave^ elected ywteptor by -the national assembly, will wot ^e conddiM until tbe new exeouttvshas, demonstrated his ability to guarantee die maintenance of psace^ tha seanirtty of life and ptuDwty, and adOuat^Mi^.ot outatamMng foreign lndebtedn In the meantime tbs Amsrtcan iaral Rear Admiral T" V"*W "&> tS MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 1915. will remain In control of the situation on the Island. Secretary Lansing explained that the administration of Haltlen customs by naval officers was temporary ar rangement to prev#it the revenues from falling Into irresponsible hands and that the state 'department had made no provision' for boat on the east coast of war department, and gave directions Westcott, of Detroit N. B. Nelson, of that sufficient troops be held ready for: Cleveland, and JohnA. Potter, of New any emergercy. Governor Ferguson's telegram ask ing for more troops is being held at the war department awaiting further word from General Funarton. Secretary troops has been laid before the if the Texas governor certifies in a constitutional manner that he can no longer control the situation with state forces. inspection service was named to- day by Inspect f~ E Orleans. Sept. 10. This statement was issued at the navy department: "Admiral Capertq^ reports that be cause of dlsturbed Condltlpns at Cape Haltien, due to the.^Bobo and Zamor factional baa become necessary to take military"oontrol of the town. Civil autboritlae are employed where it is p6sslbl%. "Commander Qlmsted. commanding officer of the Nashville, has been placed in charge and has a battalion of bluejaohats (torn the Connecticut T&r CINCINNATI «bU» SOLD. National to Lssgue- Team Reported Have Changed Ownership, Chicago, Aug. 18.—The Cincinnati Club of th|i National League ^111 be sold to Warren N. Carter, a wealthy resident of Pasadena, Cal., at a con ference to be held here today, accord-, ing to the Chicago Herald. The paper understands that Charles Bultman has been given authority by owners of 'the club to negotiate the deal. Neither Carter nor Bultman could be found to day. Hermann Denies It. Cincinnati, Aug. 13.—August Her mann, president of the Cincinnati Na tionals, when told of the conference at Chicago today, said "There Is nothing to any kind of a story which says the Reds are likely to be sold." Carter Former Esstsrn Man. Los Angeles, Aug. 13.—Warren N. Carter, reported to be Interested In a transaction to buy the Cincinnati Na tional League baseball club, Is a city trustee of South Pasadena. He was not at home today. Mr. Carter came to South Pasadena five years ago. He is said to have Important property holdings in Cincinnati and Brooklyn. Carter Hss Option. Pasadena, Cal., Aug. 13.—Warren N. Carter, city trustee of South Pasadena, confirmed today a report that he was Interested in a deal to acquire owner ship of the Cincinnati National base ball club. "I have a thirty-day option on the club," he said, "I shall decide within a week whether I shall accept the offer."" PERRIN IS JAILED FRIENDS SEEK BAIL Former Bank Employe Waives Prelim inary Examination and Is Bound Over to Grand Jury—Donnelly Re tained as Counsel. Cedar Rapids, Aug. 13.—Leo Perrin, "former paying teller of the Cedar Rapids National Bank, spent today in Uj||' city Jail. Meanwhile friends and relatives worked hard to obtain the f5)000 ball necessary for his release. The grand Jury, to which Perrin waa bound In Justice Nugent'a court late yesterday, after he had waived prelim Inary examination, meets in September, Perrin haa retained as counsel Joseph Donnelly. He is the same attorney to .whom Perrin gave a retainer of $2,000. t.v TWO STRANGERS KILLED. UaidsntSlisd Men Struck by Freight Train Near Malvern. Special to Times-Republican. Malvern. Aug. IS.—Two unidentified nan. aged about SO and 20, who appar ently fell aaleep upon the Wabash rail road track, near here last night, were Ain over and killed by a freight train. The men gave every appearance of bf|ag anything but confirmed hoboes, being clean shaven and wearing clean clothing. Crude Oil Price Advanced. JKtsburgh, Aug. IS.—Ten- cents a bitfTei advance In the ..price** of the principal grades of crude ott^was an today by 3j}Or Pennsylvania ^OdOompany. '-:Ti m, ., T^S* establishing a permanent system of American control or supervision of -HrtHii'fl customs. Suoh a system would have to be au thorised In a treaty, Jand It Is probable that steps in that dlMctlon will be tak ©n as soon as a government In the island has been recognized. Almost nothing Is known In Wash ington of the personality of President Dartiguenave. Dr. Pesolvo Bobo, suc cessful revolutionist and the leading defeated candidate, is described as a traveled, cultured man, having receiv ed the degree of doctor of law and medilclne In a French university. He Is a former cabinet minister and served as acting minister of foreign affairs. INVESTIGATION IS ORDERED. Commission to Make Inquiry Into Boat Inspection Service on Lakea. Washington. Aug. 13.—A committee of supervising inspectors of the steam- general Uhler to In- 4Ua a 11 f»t a am 4 Vt A OTIIAO vestigate the service on the great lakes to further safeguard passenger traffic. The investigation was ordered by Secretary JRedifleld, The commis- jar?t?ysss2: ISSJ O'Donnell. of Boston C. H. E. They will meet at Cleveland, FRESH UPRISINGS AT CA£E HAITIEN Resr Admirsl Cspsrton Establishes Military Ruls in City as Result of New Demonstrations by Bobo snd Zsmor Fsctions. Washington, Aug. 13.—New upris ings by the Bobo and Zamor factions have broken out at Cape Haltien and have forced Bear Admiral Caperton to establish military rule in the city. Vi aft®.- 10 BE LARGE Secretary Daniels Declares Public Sentiment Will Be Heeded. AIR AND UNDERSEA CRAFT POPULAR Making of Better DresdnsugHts Not to Be Absndoned and Plans Sought to Make Big Sea Fighters Invulner able—New Naval Advisory Board to Hold Meeting 8ome Time Next Month—Appeal to Mexioan Faotions. Washington, Aug. IS.—President Wilson has postponed discussion of the national defense question with Secre taries Garrison and Daniels until next week. Secretary Daniels declared there was an overwhelming sentiment over the country for an Increase of submarines and aircrafts. "People in the interior states have come to this belief," he said. "Many of our citizens who do not attach the importance to dreadnaughts as naval officers do, are satisfied that the next program should provide for liberal ex penditure for undersea ships and air craft To Heed Popular Sentiment. "Much attention would be given to that popular sentiment, the secretary said, but more and stronger dread naughts are to be asked for. What tho navy seejfs, he said, was to make the dreadnaughts as Invulnerable as pos sible. "If we can not make them invulner able," he said, "we want to And how to prevent torpedoes from sinking them." The first meeting of the naval advis ory board, to be headed by Thomas A. Edison, will be held some time next month. Before then Secretary Daniels will announce the entire personnel of the board, which will consist of twen ty of the foremost scientists and In ventors of the country. Appeal Gees Out Today. The inter-American appeal to all factions in Mexico, agreed uppn at' the Pan-!American conference, is expected to go forward today. The text will not be 'made public until it has been communicated to all the heads of fac tions in Mexico. Secretary Lansing said today there would be no more conferences with Latin-American diplomats until the re plies were received. The battleships Louisiana and New Hampshire still "were proceeding southward" today,!and it was expected they wculd go to Mexican waters in the vicinity of Vera Cruz. Genera: Villa's propositi Tor a. llirec months' truce has been unacted on by this government. ^Announcement was made for Gen eral Villa that all his party would elirplnate themselves for the success of a peace party. MR& GOMPERS ASKS AID. President Wilson Writes to Mother of Sailor Killsd st Port Au Prince. Washington, Aug. 13. President Wilson has written to Mrs. Sophie Gompers, of Brooklyn, N. T., mother of William Gompers, the sailor killed by a sniper during the American occupa tion of Port Au Prince. The presi dent's letter was in reply to one from Mrs. Gompers, in which she said She was proud her son died in the service of. his country, but as he had been her sole support she asked that If possible the government assist her. The presi dent wrote: "I have read your letter of Aug. 3 with, the deepest sympathy. 1 feel like congratulating you on your having a son of dSgnity who died in the ser vice of his country. "I am sure that it would be the de sire with every one connected with the public service to see that you did not suffer need because of your son's death. I am sending your letter to the secretary of the navy to enquire whether there is any possibility, under the law, as It stands, of assisting you. I fear that there Is not, but I am sure that t)he secretary of the navy will wish to consider tho matter very fully." COLONEL CLEM RETIRED. Lsst Officer on Aetivs List Who Served in Civil Wsr Reaohss Ags Limit. Washington, Aug. 13.—Tho last offi cer on the active list of tho United States army who saw service in the civil war was placed on the Tetlred list today when Col. John M. Clem, of the quartermaster's department, reached the age of 64 years and retired. He re tired with the additional rank of brigadier general, by act of congress. Colonel Clem Is commonly known as the "Drummer Boy of Chlcamaugua," be cause, at the age of 10, ho ran away from home and attached himself to the aripy, beating the drum at many battles of the war, including that at Chlcamaugua. RAISE EASTLAND TODAY. Hooka of Four Powerful Crane* Fastened to Sides of Submerged Boat Chicago, Aug. 13.—With most of the water pumped out of the hold of the Steamer. Eastland, divers today fastened the hooks of four powerful cranes to the aides, of the vessel, preparatory to the final operations of placing the boat on eVen keel. NeU were stretched across the Chi cago river for the purpose of catching any bodies .which might be carried down stream when the vessel is righted. All river traffic will be halted during the About 1,800 men are affected, 1 1 '*f r-.l'A *&!+£( T-R. BULLETIN NEWS OF~THE DAY The Weather. Sun rises Aug. 14 at 6:07, eeta at 7.01. Iowa—Unsettled, with showers to night or Saturday not much change in temperature. PAGE ONE. telsgraphio Newst Russian Armlee Elude Trap. Petrograd Reports Attackers Checked. U. S. Army Prepared For Emergency. Plenty of Troops For Border. Allies Said to Havo Canceled Wheat Orders. Naval Program to Be Broad. PAGES TWO, THREE AND FIVE. Iowa News: Farmers Credited With Rate Victory. Lady "Cops" For State Fair. Linn County Road Boosters Form Association. Near Beer Barred by Muscatine. Perrin Makes Socond Confession. Dr. W. H. Piper Auto Victim. PAGE FOUR. Editorial: An Evolutionary Process. Speaking of Thorno Again. When the G. A. U. Comes. Topics of the Times. Iowa Opinion and Notes. PAGES SIX, EIGHT AND NINE. City News: Wessels Case Settled Out of Court. Stipulation of Agreement Mado. "Old Gards" Picnic Sept. 8. Another Gift Game by Ansons. Farm Sells For $464 Per Acre. Genoral and Brief City News, PAGE SEVEN. General News: Bond Issue to Make Up Deficit. Miscellaneous Matters. PAGE TEN. Markets and General: Sharp Break in Wheat. Corn Also Depressed. Tattle Steady. Hogs Tend to Lower Levels. Girl Gets Homo and Farm. work of raising the boat until divers ascertain that no more bodies are buried in the mud. CALVES ADDED TO BISON HERD. Buffalo on Wichita National Forest Now Number Sixty-Two. Washington, Aug. 13.—The govern ment's herd of Buffalo on the Wichita national forest. In Oklahoma, which 1? also a federal game preserve, has been Increased by the arrival of ten calves, according to a report received by the forest service from the supervisor in charge. The herd, which now com prises sixty-two specimens of almost extinct bison. Is In good condition, says the supervisor, and promisee to con tinue increasing at a rapid rate. Eight of the calves are females, bringing the number of heifers and cows up to thirty. The bulls number thirty-two and have been placed by themselves 'n a pasture which has just been fenced in for them. Three years ego the buffalo herd on the Wichita forest was little more than half as large as it Is now. It is said that the other game animals In tho preserve. Including the elk and ante lope, also are increasing, due to the protection afforded, not only against hunters, but against wolves, wild cats, and other predatory animals, which committed serious depredations from the establishment of tho preserve in 1905 until measures were taken to from predatory animals, the wardens and forest officers are also promoting the Interests of local stockmen, who graze several thousand head of cattle on oerta/in allotted areas within the preserve. ISSUE 11 CENT STAMPS. New Denomination Authorized For Parcel Post Service. Washington, Aug. 13.—An eleven cent stamp, the first of this denomina tion to be issued, has been authorised by Postmaster General Burleson, to meet the parcel post demand. It Is to be distributed to postmasters thruout the country. The new stamp is dark green and bears the profile head of Benjamin Franklin from Houdun's bust. The new stamp is designated to meet the demand of ono cent to cover lr suranoe and C. O. D. charges on par cel post matters. TWO LEAVE HOSPITAL. One Victim of Hampton Tragedy in Serious Condition—Others Better. Special to Times-Republican. Hampton, Aug. 13.—Carl Granoto, one of those injured here Wednesday when an auto was hit by a train on the M. & St. L. is still in a critical condition. Rico and Mrs. Sharpe havo been discharged from the hospital and have returned to their homes. The body of Miss Gladys Preston, who died from injuries received In the same ac cident, has been sent to tho family home in Belmond. WANT INSTRUCTION CAMP. Des Moines Men Urge Army School at Csmp Dodgs. Des Moines. Aug. 13.—Tho establish ment at Camp Dodig® of an army In structlon camp for business and pro fessional men, similar to that at Plattsburg, N. Y., Is oontemplated by Des Moines men, altho no organized movement has been started. Hurry H. Polk, a well known business men. made a trip last night to Camp Dodge with a view of obtaining Information CONDEMN FIFTY BUILDINGS. Struotures Damaged in Erie Flood to Be Demolished. Erie, Pa.. Aug. 13.—Many Persons who lost their homes in the Mill creek flood are still being fed by the city. Fully fifty buildings damaged by the flood were condemned today and an ordinance was Drained today which would prevent the construction of frame bull Ings in the Mill creek basin. Oil Company Grants Increase. Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 13.—Mechan ics and laborers employed by the Standard Oil Company at Its refineries here will be granted a 10 per cent wage Increase, effective Sept. 1. -7^ ." if it •*^f$*ft'tt'tw1 'fse Anywhere in Iowa •*^yw*$^z&n fa the T.-R. i'rJi H"'i & NUMBER ISS WHEAT PRICES HIT BY RUMOIT Reported Cancellation of Orders by Allies Affects M' /u$4*i Ssys Purchase of 2,000,000 Bushel* Has Been Csnoslsd—Denial Made From Offices of Morgan A Ce. New York, Aug. 18.—Nobody in authority at tho offices of J, P. Morgan •Sc. Co., it was said today, knew anything''" about the cancellation of orders of i\000,000 bushols of wheat by repre sentatlves at tho allies. Chicago, Aug. 13.—Unconfirmed re ports, which J. P. Morgan was reported as denying, that the allies were canoel ing orders for wheat, was reflected on the board of trade at tho opening to*|'^ lay in prices 1ft to 3H cents under 7 yesterday's close. September wheat, the option most tffected, closed yesterday at 11.1136. It sold in different parts of the pits at the opening today at $1.10 and $1.07 H* Im mediately thereafter there was a aala at $'.08. December contracts showed a mini mum opening decline of 3)4 ceata st $1.06. Traders generally were skeptical as to tho importance of ths cancelations, but the tone of the market was nervous. ALLIES CANCEL WAR ORDERS. Chicago Grain Cirelsa Mystified Be-'* cause of Suddsn Changs. Chicago, Aug. 13. Tha Chioago wheat pit—the "pulse" of tha world's grain trade—closed yesterday in Ywar-i ish excitement following tha cancelled tlon by reprsaentatlvea of the allisa of' grain contracts aggregating over MM, 000 buahela of wheat recently booght for September shipment, What word the European bU—a re-' celved from abroad remained a ntya-.' teryw It was of sufficient Impofft how-' ever, to cause the foreign buyers' to surrender a profit of around 10 ceata a bushel, or over $300,000 on the con tracts cancelled, so that they might be relieved of them. Csnoellstions Are General, 4' jfc'-l 1 1 .*.4 PRICES^ jSCLINE /,OM 11-8 0 3 5-8 Chicot* Brokers Puzzled by Current and Compelled to Sell HoM ings at Enormous Loia Rumor I 1 Not only were cancellations reported by Chicago houses, but some of the seaboard exporters claimed to have: closed out all open contracts, in ono instance tho United Kingdom buyer re-' selling at equal to 38 cents under What' lilt' emtio wimui, wuuiu cmi delivered iu Liverpool. Canadian exporters also re ported cancellations and three cargoes of Aigentlna corn were cancelled by Italy. France also resold wheat in this country. Whether tho Dardanelles was on the' ver^e of being forced, which would re lease Russian grains for European con sumption, or whether there had been au thoritative information that the open ing of the straits was only a matter of a short tlmo, was a question much dis cussed by prominent grain men. They professed to be "up In the air," altho Intensely Interested in an Associ ated Press cablegram early in the day from London telling of wide circulation thoro of a rumor that the government had received news of "military suc cesses closely affecting Ruaala." The report. It was said, was based on the activity at rising prices of Russian securities on the stock exchange. Italy Fights High Prieee. On top of yesterday's cancellation of contracts, and a seller of American trade that tho Italian government bos Issued a decree allowing buyers of grain at high prices to repudiate their contracts, and a selelr of American grain to Italy at a high price, in event tho contract was repudiated, would have no standing In an Italian court Yesterday's happenings loft grain men wondoring If all outstandings grain contracts with the allies, variously estimated at between 10,000,000 and 15, 000,000 bushels of wheat alone, are to be canceled. All of this grain was purchased for late August and Sep tember shipment and shows largo profits. There was a small amount of buying yesterday for immedlato shipments. This was credited as being to fill out cargoes now nwaitlng to load. Sutton Not Seriously Hurt. Funersl of Csptain Knox. cm «..w i« itnu^ais v»T vnmn nuni iu, .utdvai honors today were accorded the body of Capt. George H. Knox, who waa killed here Thursday In the foil of an aeroplane which he was piloting. Fu neral services were held at Fort Sill. Lieutenant Sutton, who also fell with the aeroplane, Is In the hospital here, but will be out within three day* according to army physicians. 8triks of TeamstertL St. Louis, Aug. 13.—A strike of teamsters, which began here today when 300 men employed by two- trans fer companies quit work, extended shortly before noon-to practically ev ery teaming firm in the city. Between 1.200 and 1,500 men are now en aMkfe vK fj •II 1 Washington, Aug. 13.—Lieutenant R. B. Sutton, who fell yesterday in the army aeroplane, at Fort SU1, Okla., In tho accident which killed Capt. George H. Knox, received no fatal Injuries, and suffered only from shock, accord ing to ndviees received at the war de partment today. No explanation of the cause of the accident- has reached the war department.