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I FOrty'ftfth Year-N- 269' PRICE: FIVE CENTS. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, FRIDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 15,- 1915, Entered as Second CI.., Matter at the Pottofflce, Ogden, Utah j
I Austro-German Forces Lose 20,000
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I Killed; 40,000 Wounded in Serbia
I F SERBIANS HOLD POSITIONS DESPITE
! i FURIOUS ATTACKS AND HEAVY ODDS
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J lAusfro-Germans Meet Unexpected Resistance Urgent Call
t J Sent to Bulgarians to Begin Operations Against Serbians
J I Without Delay German Re-inf orcements Seriously
1 Menace Serb Forces Four Invading Divisions
Arrive and Army Is in Danger of Being
!C B Cut in Two Furious Fighting Con-
S tinues in Frajnce.
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r Berlin, Oct. I 5, via London, 4:20 p. m. Capture of the
I Serbian town of Pozarevac, about 1 0 miles southeast of Se
j I jxnendria, was reported by the war office. Elsewhere on this
I I front the Serbians have been driven back further, with the loss
li tiree guns Announcement also was made that the Bul
J garian first army, attacking over the eastern frontier of Serbia,
K jhad taken possession of several positions.
IBf '
wt Berlin, Oct. 15, via London, 4:22 p.m. German vic-
mf 'lories in the Artois and the Champagne regions were an
bKjI, nounced today by the war office. Near Vermelles the British
Kw "were again driven out of the German positions.
IKE of the Austro-German forces on the
K northern front in Serbia have totalled
B i20,000 killed and 40,000 wounded, ac-
K cording to the latest reports received
ml at Serbian headquarters in Nish, says
K a -dispatch from Nish to the Temps.
K The dispatch which was dated Wed-
K nesday, October 13, reads
K "There has been severe fighting
.3 along the northern front. According
Wri to the latest report received at Ser-
Wl hlan headquarters the Austro-Germans
Mr troops on the Obrenovatz-Belgrade-Se-
I? mendrla-Gradichle front have lost 20,-
ilf 000 killed and 40,000 wounded. A
tk "wireless message from Oreovitza to
KP the German legation at Sofia, which
mt was intercepted, says that Serbian
IW& resistance exceeded expectations.
K "Another wireless message in ci
JK pher, which was intercepted and de
tim coded, and whioh was supposed to be
Kj signed hy the German emperor by
Iff) Field Marshal Von Mackensen, urged
fms Bulgaria to begin operations against
gjix Serbia without delay.
IKf "Despite furious attacks and against
k heavy odds the Serbians are main
Ei taining their positions along the
H Drina, Save and Danube. The Ser
ttff hian forces, however, appear to be se-
i- riously menaced by the German rein-
I forcements, estimated at four divi
r Blons, reported In the Deliblat section
, north of the Danube, and it is feared
I that the Serbian army, which is hero
1 ically maintaining the Pozarevac front
p will be cut in two and thrown hack
-g toward the Rumanian frontier.
I it UDeBpite heavy losses the Serbians
P j? are prepared to make all sacrifices
fil I Thoy are urgently demanding that
I $ Anglo-French reinforcements be sent
Iu r In time."
J Paris, Oct 15. 2:30 p. m. There
5- was a violent bombardment last night,
Wf hoth sides taking part, before Loos
If and near Souchez, according to the
JMft announcement by the French war of
Km flee this afternoon.
Kf "There was also spirited trench
SMk fighting at the Hache forest.
)mi In the Champagne district French
& batteries answered with energy artll
Jm lery fire from ttfe German linos
K against the French positions to the
Bl east of Auberive.
wm Thero was also severe 'cannonading
jsKIL near LIpons; between the Olse and
WmW the Aisne; near Quennevires and at
1K Kouvron.
jM- In Lorraine the French fire put an
IK end to violent German artillery and
IK infantry attacks.
IK There haa been violent trench fight
JKi ing in the Vosges as well as intense
IKr artillery exchanges at Hartmanns
! WellerkoDf.
iK The text of the communication fol-
K lo's :
m "In the Artois district there was a
Jm violent bombardment last night In
Mi "Which two sides took part in front
K at JxM38 and to tne nort-heast of
mm: Souchez. There have been reported
"Wmf also spirited engagements with hand
mm- grenades in the trenches to the south
J&wf of the forest of Hache.
IB, "There were severe artillery ex-
changes In the sector of Lipons, as
K ' wen as between the Oisne and the
' Aisne; in the regions of Pulsaleine
m and QuennevlreB. as well as on the
l Nouvron plateau. In the Champagne
: district our batteries have replied
? ith gTeat energy to a concentration
S :J of the enemy's artillery fire on our
B r positions to the east of Auberive.
Si French Curtain of Fire.
"Along the front in Lorraine a
r French curtain of fire put an end, at
15 - a Point In front of Letricourt to a
gQ violent fire in which the artillery, the
m infantrj' and the machine guns of the
dM Germans took part. We have furthcr
K - tnoro directed an effective fire againBt
' the works of the enemy to the north
of Rcillon.
' "In the VosgeB there has been very
H ! epirlted fighting with trench weapons
Jm in the suburbs of Chapelotpe, to the
ML northeast of Bndonvillers, and on the
1 heights of the Liuge and of the Bar
B renkopf. There has been also a vlo
Kl lent cannonading at Hnrtmanns-Well-Bi
rkopf in this vicinity."
IK Serbians Still Hold Heights.
Kv London, Oct, 15, 7:25 sJ m. A dis-
m
patch to the Times from Athens says
the Serbians still hold the heights
around Belgrade at a distance of one
and a quarter miles from the city
Serbian refugees are beginning to ar
rive at SalouikI and, the dispatch
adds, railroad communications have
been cut near the Bulgarian frontier.
Italians to Avoid Germans.
Paris, Oct. 15. 8 a. m. While there
Is no doubt of Italian Intervention in
the Balkans, the Petit Journal Milan
correspondent says the question now
under consideration is how contact
can be avoided between the Italian
and German contingents if Italy'B
share "in the campaign comprises the
use of land forces, as no declaration
of war has been made on either side.
It is reported that this diplomatic dif
ficulty maybe overcome hy sending
the Italiansagalnst either the Turks
or the Bulgarians, or both.
Russian Intervention In Balkans.
Paris, Oct, 15, 5:50 a. m, Russian
intervention In the Balkans probably
will he preceded hy a manifesto is
sued hy Emperor Nicholas as "chief
protector" of all Slavs to the Bulgar
ians denouncing what will be charac
terized as the treason" of King Ferdi
nand in making common cause with
the Austro-Germans. Russia's enemies.
This manifesto, it is expected, will
be followed immediately by definito
action.
Greece Back of Allies.
Milan, Oct 14, via Paris, Oct. 15,
5-30 a. .m The Greek government is
co-operating with the quadruple en
tente by keeping its army mobilized
and by this action alone warding off
a possible Bulgarian attack on the
base of operations of the expedition
ary force. An Athens dispatch to .the
Corriere Delia Sera says that in ex
change for this assistance the entente
will furnish Greece funds for keep
ing up its armaments and that the
National Bank of Greece already has
received a credit of 30,000,000 francs
($6,000,000) from London and Paris.
Germans Attacking In Force.
Paris, Oct. 15. 5:50 a. m. The Ger
mans are attacking in great force
near Passarowltza, which commands
tho Morava Valley, according to a
Nish dispatch to the Matin. The
Serbs are resisting stoutly and it is
asserted that the invaders have not
advanced more than four miles south
of the river at any point on the
Danube front. The Bulgarians have
been held in tho Timok Valley, where
.in c in TirnBTfiflH alonsr the
a. new ttiiLiuu " x "
entire front.
Mayors of villages along the Mace
donian frontier have been made of
ficers in the Serbian army and have
been instructed to organize bands of
Irregulars who will he armed with
Mauser rifles.
If Nish is seriously menaced by the
Austro-Gcrman-Bulgarian invasion, it
has been decided to transfer the gov
ernment to Mitrovitza, close to the
Montenegrin frontier. Mitrovitza is
the terminus of branch railroad which
connects with the main line from
NIah to Salonikl at "Uskup.
Bulgars Lack Shells. .
Athens, Oct 13. via Paris. Oct. 14.
4-45 a. in Bulgaria has In stock only
1350 shells for each gun. according
to information from Serbian sources,
and it is absolutely essential for Its
troops to effect a junction with thp
Austro-Germans who have invaded
Serbia within a fortnight It is re
ported from Sofia that German of
ficers and a number of German work
men who went there from Constanti
nople erection a largo munitions fac
tors which now is working day and
night
Paris, Oct 14, 4:35 a. m. Because
of Greece's refusal to join forces with
Serbia it Is understood that Premier
Pachlteh, of Serbia, intends to publish
the text of the Graeco-Sorbian treaty
to enlighten the allies and the neu
trals as to the conduct of King Con
stantino's government, says a Petit
Parislen dispatch from Athens.
Review of War Situation.
London, Oct. 15, 12:24 p. m. Mili
tary operations in the Neat; East are
once more holding chief place in the
interest of the public, which, as In
dicated by preBS comment Is not en
tirely satisfied with the plans made
by the entente powers for meeting the
lateBt offensive of their opponents.
Even papers like the Manchester
Guardian, which has been unswerv
ingly loyal in support of the foreign
office, express dissatisfaction with
the speech in the house of commons
on the Balkan situation yesterday of
Foreign Secretary Grey.
Actual military operations in the
Balkans show but little change since
the capture of Belgrade, except for
brief forays by Serbians and Bulgar
ians. Defending her action in declar
ing war, Bulgaria claims her neutral
I ity was violated by Serbia.
Official announcement that Serbia
had declared war on her neighbor
was made today.
The Serbians are clinging desper
ately to the heights above Belgrade,
waiting for assistance from their al
lies. Su'ch aid is expected soon, as
General Sarrail. commander of the ex
peditionary force, whose splendid de
fense of the Verdun district contrib
uted greatly to the victory of the al
lies on the Maine, has landed at Sa
lonikl. British Gain Ground.
On the western front the British
have gained considerable ground,
some of which they subsequently lost
under the German shell fire. Con
flicting claims concerning the posses
sion of Hill No. 70 were ended by the
war in "the house of commons that
the British official report had been
read incorrectly, in reality claiming
only the capture of the mining works
around this position.
Although admitting that the forces
of General Ivanoff have again been
hurled back across the Stripa river in
eastern Galicla, Petrograd asserts the
advantage still rests with the Rus
sians, who hold eight miles of the
east bank of the river, after actions
which have virtually separated the
Austro-German armies.
Violent Actions at Dvinsk.
'Violent actions continue on tho
Dvinsk front Tvith little relative
change in the positions of the con
tending armies.
Irritation is displayed by the press
at the failure of tho re-organized air
craft force for the defense of London
to bring down a single Zeppelin of the
squadron which attacked the capital
on Wednesday night Demands for
reprisals are increasing
Lists of casualties In the British
army published In newspapers here
during the first fifteen days of Octo
her show a total of 35,035 killed,
wounded or missing. Of these 1413
were officers.
Teutons Not Far From Danube.
A press dispatch from Nish to
Paris declares the Teutonic forces
have not progressed more than four
miles south of the Danube at any
point, while tho Bulgarians are being
held along the bordor.
Greece is being financed by tho en
tente allies to an extent- sufficient to
pay the expense of keeping her army
mobilized, according to an Athens'
dispatch to Milan. The sum of $6.
000,000 already has been advanced, it
is declared.
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BULGARIANS A!
SERBS FIGHTING
Strategical Points Command
ing Road to Sofia Attacked
Serbians Are Ag
gressors. Sofia, Oct. 14. By Wireless to Lon
don. Oct 15, 7:55 a. m. Bulgarian I
general staff issued tonight its offi
cial statement relative to military op
erations. The communication, which charges
tho Serbs with being tho aggressors,
follows:
"Tuesday night the Serbians at
tempted a surprise attack at several
points near Trem, Basllovgrad and
Kustendil with tho object of taking
possession of Bulgarian strategical
points, commanding tho road to So
fia. The attempt was frustrated by
Bulgarian troops posted near the
threatened points. Later our troops
succeeded in driving back the Serbi
ans. The fighting continues."
NEW SOUTH WALES
OFFICERS IN N. Y.
New York, Oct. 15, The govern
ment of New South Wales has estab
lished offices here to increase trade
between America and Australia. P.
E. Quinn, the trade commissioner in
charge of the offices, annoucod today
that his immediato object Is to estab
lish a direct steamship llnohetweon
New York and Sydney. He said that
the large trade between Germany and
Australia had been destroyed and that
so far Japan has been the most ac
tive nation in seeking the, business
Germany lost
Tho trade of the United States with
Australia is worth three times aa
much as that with China, Mr. Quinn
said.
FOUR SHOT IN
ELECTION FIGHT
Governor of South Carolina
Calls Entire Second Regi
ment of Militia to Quell
Trouble.
REPORTER IS KILLED
Four Men Seriously Injured
Tragedy Result of Bitter
Factional Fight Over
Charleston Mayoralty.
Charleston, S. C, Oct 15. Sidney
J. Cohen, a newspaper reporter, was
killed and four men shot in a melee
ihat occurred here today just outside
the room where tho Democratic city
executive committee was to meet to
canvaBS the returns of the municipal
primary last Tuesday.
Governor Manning this afternoon
called four companies of the Columbia
battalion of militia, under command
of Major Marchant, to assemble in
their armories and await eventualities
in Charleston.
Later. Governor Manning called the
entire second, regiment of the Nation
al Guard under arms.
Four Men Injured.
W. A Turner was shot in the right
lung and seriously injured; W. E.
Wingato received a serious scalp
wound; H L Wilensky was ahot in an
arm, and Jeremiah O'Brien was shot
in an ankle.
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FRIGHTFUL LOSS
IS REPORTED
British Lose 96,899 at Darda
nelles Turkish Casualties
Very Heavy Full Story
Not Told.
London. Oct. 15, 1:12 p. m. The
total of British casualties at tho Dar
danelles up to October ninth, accord
ing to official figures given out to
day, was 96,899.
Of this total the number of men
killed was 18,957, of wh'om 1185 were
officers.
Casualties of the Australasian con
tingents were 29,121.
Dardanelles Expedition Hopeless.
Announcement of the great losses
of the British forces at tho Darda
nelles follows tho sensational speech
in the house of lords last night of
Lord Milferner who is said to have
characterized the expedition as hope
less. He asked for the withdrawal
of the troops from GallSpoli penin
sula and their transfer to some other
front. Lord Lansdowne responded for
the government that it was impossi
ble to give any promise that tho
troop's would continue In the Darda
nelles operations, or would ho with
drawn. The figures given out today do not
tell the full story of what it has cost
the allies to attempt to force the Dar
danelles. In addition to the British
casualties are the losses of the French,
concerning which no reliable informa
tion is available. The British total,
however, bears out dispatches from
correspondents on this point which
have described tho loss of life as
frightful. Turkish losses also have
been described as very heavy.
BRITISH SINK
GERMAN BOAT
Submarine Torpedoes Destroy
er in Strait Between Den
mark and Sweden Great
Explosion Follows.
Copenhagen, Oct. 15. 1.32 p m,
A British submarine torpedoed and
sank a German destroyer this morn
ing at the southern entrance to the
sound, a narrow strait between Den
mark and Sweden, which connects the
Baltic with the North sea. A groat
explosion followed the striking of the
torpedo and the destroyer foundered
Immediately
A message from Falsterbo, Sweden,
which brought news of this incident,
adds that another German destroyer
and a cruiser which were accompany
ing the destroyer that was sunk,
speeded to tho southward.
London, Oct. 15, 1253 p. in. A dis
patch to the Central News from Co
penhagen says that a British subma
rine has sunk a German torpedo boat.
Information received horo indicates
that all tho members of the destroy
er's crew were lost
According to a subsequent dispatch
a German cruiser and three destroy
ers were engaged with the British sub
marine. The German craft moved in
circles to avoid the attack of the sub
marine which was bombarded heavi
ly. This continued for some timo un
til the submarine lodged a torpedo on j
the destroyer, which sank with a ter
rific explosion. The other German
warships are said to havo retreated.
The submarine rose to the surface and
remained on the scene for some time
beforo it disappeared. No survivors
have been found.
LAWYER STACKPOLE
DIES OF ANTHRAX
New York, Oct. 15. George F.
Stackpole, the lawyer of Riverhead,
Long Island, who was stricken with
anthrax several days ago, died in Bel
levue hospital today of heart failure
resulting from the poison of the dis
ease, Mr. Stackpole's death came after a
rally which caused his physicians to
believe he would recover. He was
conscious until within five minutes
before he died and told his wife he
realized that death was noar,
The determined struggle made by
Mr. Stackpole, who was 71 years old,
and the unusual nature of his disease,
common to cattle, but rare among
human beings, attracted attention
throughout the country Physicians
watched the case closely to observe
the effect of the anti-toxin which was
rushed here from the bureau of ani
mal industry at Washington to com
bat the deadly anthrax germ.
TURKS INFLICT
HEAVY LOSSES
Enemy Torpedo Boats and
Coast Batteries Vainly Bom
bard Turkish Artillery.
Constantinople, Oct. 14, via Lon
don, Oct 15, S.45 a. m. An official
statement issued tonight at the Turk
ish war office was as follows.
"Near Anafarta we inflicted heavy
losses on the enemy by tho use of
bombs. Our fire damaged an enemy
aeroplane which fell east of Tuslagoel
and finally was destroyed by our ar
tillery. "Our artillery destroyed an enemy
machino gun position near Arl Burnu.
"Our observation detachments near
Seddul Bahi inflicted heavy losses on
the enemy's right wing after a sur
prise attick with hand grenades Tues
day night A mine exploded before
his left wing destroyed a considerable
part of the enemy's trenches.
"Enemy torpedo boats" and coast
"batteries vainly bombarded our artil
lery. Near StidduL Bahr our artillery
forced torpedo boats which were
bombarding our left wing, to leave
the narrows "
GREECE WILL
NOT INTERVENE
Definite Note Is Sent to British
Government Announcing
Decision and Interpreta
tion of Graeco-Serb-ian
Treaty.
London, Oct. 15, 12:45 p. m. In a
note to the British government, re
ceived today, Greece announces her
definite decision not to Intervene in
tho war on behalf of Serbia at pres
ent In the communication which is of
great length, Premier Zalmls ot
Greece presents his interpretation of
tho Graeco-Serbian treaty. He con
cludes with the statement that the
present Greek government Is of the
opinion that the treaty with Serbia
does not call for intervention by
Greece in tho present circumstances
--
SEN. CUMMINS
ulVtu uUni KluL
Declares Every Patriotic Citi
zen to a Man Is Behind War
Policy of President.
Davenport, la., Oct 15. The mid
west preparedness conference which
convened hero today, closed at noon
today with a luncheon nt which Con
gressman Charles O Lobeck of Oma
ha. Congressman Clarence J3. Miller
of Duluth and other public men spoke.
The delegates to the conference
tfere taken for a trip through the
Rock Island Arsenal this morning, in
specting the big government shops
and the water power dam.
Senator Cummins Springs Surprise.
Senator A. B. Cummins of Iowa
sprang a surprise at tho banquet last
evening and received applause which
lasted for many minutes when he
said:
"It has so transpired that I have
been compelled to be aligned against
President Wilson on nearly every
question of domestic policy that has
arisen since he has been In office,
but I think, that I speak for every
patriotic citizen as I know I speak for
myself when I say that the nation Is
to a man behind the distinguished
gentloman in his policy with regard
to the warring nations ot Europe."
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SUFFRAGISTS GO TO PUEBtO.
Colorado Springs, Colo., Oct 15.
Three women automobillsts driving
overland from San Francisco to Wash
ington with a monster petition for
suffrage which will be presented to
congress in Decombcr, left today for
Pueblo. The visitors called on Mayor
McKesson and other city officials.
ACTING CHIEF OF POLICE MAKES 1
A STRAIGHT FORWARD STATEMENT I
II
. II
Explains to City Committee the Use of Tickets of Arrests, 111
Points Out Their Specific Purpose and Declares He Does tH
' Not Think There Is Anything Wrong With the Mm
Records Desk Sergeant Walter Wilson Also I H
Frankly Tells of Methods Employed. ' m 'lUlH
The committee appointed hy the
city board of commissioners to make
investigations respecting alleged mis
placed original entries of the city
police department for the latter part
of 'the year 1911, met this morning at
10 o'clock at the police station to be
gin its deliberations. The papers de
sired for examination not being avail
able, an adjournment was taken until
3 o'clock this afternoon.
Desk Sergeant and Jailer Hagbart
Andersen is custodian of the original
papers, but he could not be located
this morning. Acting Chief of Po
lice Charles PIncock sent out officers
to find Mr. Andersen but they were
unable to locate him up to llO,
when the adjournment was taken. It
was explained that Mr. Andersen
would not be on duty until 3 o'clock
in the afternoon and that. Inasmuch
as he had not been notified to pro
duce the books at any specified time,
would be difficult to determine just
where he might be during, the day up
to 3 o'clock.
The committee is composed of J. C.
Nye, former city commissioner; W. J.
Critcblow, former city recorder and
auditor, and William C. Howell, a
merchant Immediately after meet
ing at the police station, tho board
organized by selecting Mr. Nye chair
man and Mr. Critchlow secretary, the
motion" for the organization being
made by Mr. Howell. Before going to
the'police station the committee spent
a few moments in Mayor A. G. Fell's
office where they were Informally ad
vised of their duties.
PIncock a Good Witness.
While waiting for the papers, which
were said to be in the custody of Mr.
Andersen, the acting chief was ques
tioned briefly respecting the manner
of keeping record of arrests in the
department and th chief advised
them that the plan was simple and
comprehensive. He told the commit
tee that the department would aid in
every way possible in the investiga
tion "and that the officers would be
at the command of the committee
at any time.
"The desk sergeant," said "Mr. PIn
cock, "makes a record of arrests on
a small slip of paper by giving the
date of the arrest, the name of the
person, his age. address, occupation,
nativity, the charge preferred against
him, tho place of the arrest and the
officer who made it, by whom search
ed and what personal effects he had.
The final record on the slip shows
the time of the trial of tho party,
when released, the sencence and dis
position. This slip is kept on file
bv the desk sergeant but turned over
to the city attorney each day long
enough for him to draw his com
plaint against the party. I don't think
for a moment that there is anything
wrong with the records any more than
there may be a possibility of a slip
being lost or misplaced, the same as
in any other business place. We would
have "no record of money refunded, as
all the funds are turned over to tho
clerk of the municipal court every
morning.
How Bail Is Fixed.
"Bail is fixed by tho judge of the
municipal court, it being necessary
to call him by telephone in case of
arrests at night, and the desk ser
geant holds all ba41 money until he
has an opportunity to turn it over to
the clerk. In the latter part of 1911,
Desk Sergeant Hagbart Andersen was
appointed bail commissioner by Mayor
Glasmaun. as it was considered too
difficult to call the judge at night,
and, at the time of some of the gam
bling raids, Mr. Andersen fixed the
ball." , . , ,
Mr PIncock further explained, in
answer to questions by the committee
that the department had a "black
book" system used In cases where
only investigations were made, par
ticularly in felony cases, and that In
case it was learned that a party was
likely not guilty of au offonse, and lie
had been required to furnish ball, tho
ball monev was always refunded to
him and his receipt taken. These
uere cases. Mr. PIncock said, that did
not reach the clerk of the city court,
as no complaints were filed.
Desk Sergeant.
Desk Sergeant Walter Wilson stat--ed
to tho committee that he had act
ed iu tho capacity of desk sergeant
since June 1. 1911, and that he was
perfectly familiar with the mauner
of keeping the criminal records of
the department. Ho explained the
original entry system of that year
n,wi tnlrt how he preserved the slips
and made correct entries of them on
the court docket, or ledger,
"It would be an easy matter to find
out whother any of the slips were
missing, or whether the books were
not properly kept, as the clerk of the
municipal court always has a com
plete daily check on tho desk ser
geant The desk sergeant always
keeps a file of tho original slips and
is required to write them into the
ledger or docket. Tho clerk of the
court checks up on the desk ser
geants' records from tho data he has
respecting the history of the case in
court. When personal effects are tak
en from a prisoner, they are retained
by the desk sergeant and when an
order for the release of the man
comes from the court, or otherwise,
tho package contilning the valuables
is returned. Receipts are always tak
en from the parties when bail nioney
is returned but it has never been con
sidered necessary when personal ef
fects were returned."
A gentleman who haa been follow-
tlllK
ing this mattor closely said that the 11 K
leport of J. W. Edmunds, the special iuH
auditor who was employed by the city ni !
commissioners to check up the Glas- EwifK
maim administration, disposed of the OhK
whole inaUer, so far as the Glasmann IiJH
administration was concerned, and K jjjK
the investigation now has something kvIH
to do with clearing the present ad- PtJlM
ministration. ffilluH
ALL LEAVE OF I
ABSENCE DENIED I
Men on German Interned uj I
Cruisers Must Remain on
Board Until Six Missing
Are Found. ft
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Washington, Oct 15. All Jeavc of SL
j absence for the men of the. German M
auxiliary cruisers Kronprinz Wllhelm fi!
and Prinz Eitel Freiderich, interned M
at the Norfolk navy yard, has been IjBI
revoked by the navy department un- au
til the disappearance of six warrant fjS
officers of the Kronprinz Wllhelm has M J
been satisfactorily explained. The de- 181
partment took this action when it m
was reported by Rear Admiral Beat- ji
ty, commandant of the Norfolk yard. I
that several men of the German crows Ii
had bought a yacht and had been
granted leave for a sail, but had not fj
returned at the expiration ot the M
leave. M f
While no prosecution could follow M
the arrest of the six, it was indicated m
at the navy department that more rig- m
orous internment would be enforced, 'M
if it was found that the men .had at- II
tempted to leave the country. 1
POSTOFFICE AT
DURANT ROBBED 1
One Man Captured Two Es- M
cape Across Iowa Line Into )
Illinois Posses i t
Searching. )
Clinton, la., Oct. 15. One of the
three men suspected of postoffice rob- $
bery at Durant la . was captured and Jjl
two others escaped after a revolver Kj
duel here this morning. Mi
The two escaped into Illinois and a II
poBso is -searching for them. jfl
William Leonard, the man under t
arrest, refuses to talk, even to the fc
extent of divulging his history- ;
I
Posses Scour Hills.
Fulton, Ills., Oct 15. Armed with
every conceivable weapon, a posse of H .
a score of men is scouring the hills in 1
this vicinity for the two men suspect- !lfi
ed of robbing the Durant postoffice j
last night , An automobile abandoned 5
by the pair iu Fulton was found rid- li
died with bullets as a result of the Id
revolver duel with the Clinton, la.,
police early this morning, H
In the machine was a grip filled j
with burglar's tools. s!.,
MOTHER AND THREE I;
LITTLE GIRLS DEAD i
New York, Oct. 15. The bodies of ijj
Mrs. Annie Huntslnger, 40 years old, ft
and her three young daughters, were K
found in their home in Brooklyn to- Ejjj.
day. All of the nine gas jets in the W
house were turned on and only one t
of them was lighted. J
Police believe tho dead woman j
sought to cause an explosion as the l
crevices of all doors and windows IfL
were stuffed with clothing. Mrs. ftf
Huntslnger yesterday identified the
body of a man found in the East river R
as that of her husband, Joseph Hunt- '
singer. ; p
PREMIE BEQUEATHS
FORTUNE TO STATE f (
Amsterdam, Oct. 15, via London, sf
7:25 a. m. The will of Premier Ey- J IWj
schen of Luxemburg, who died Tues- 'V.
day, bequeathes his entire fortune to i, ij
the state to promote education in po- ' If1
Iltical economy.
Director General Monangast will ji
temporarily take M Eyschen's place j M
in the direction of state affairs. j p
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SERIOUS CHOLERA
EPIDEMIC AT KIEL j
Berlin, Oct 15, via Wireless to Lon- J jl
don, 8.18 a. m. Reports that a serl- t
ous epidemic of cholera Is raging at jr"
Kiel, the German naval base, are de- I Of
nied. ( If
It is asserted there were only throe Wji
cases, all in the same family. TheBt M
patients were isolated and there is no -Si
danger of the disease spreading. SKr
The Infection was brought from the
eastern war theatre. mm

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