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I MAYCOTTE ARMY CUT TO PIECE8 BY VILLI8TA8, ACCORDING TO LATE REP0RT8. PASSENGER TRAIN LOOTED jpatsenger Train Looted and Carranza Military Guard Shot—Clothing of Women Passengers Taken * x B y the Bandits. v 1 £1 Paso, Texas.—A message receiv ed by Americans here from Chihuahua •City report that Parral, Chihuahua, has been taken by Villa troops. Gen. George Bell, Jr., commander of the El Baso patrol district, states that he has received no information of the capture of Parral. This town was giv en aB Villa's objective when the ban dit moved south from Santa Ysabel. At the general offices of the Alva rado Mining and Milling Company here it was stated that no information had been received in reference to the re port that Villa troops had captured the town. The Alvarado company offi cials are making efforts to obtain in formation from their representatives there by way of Chihuahua City and also by way of Eagle Pass, Texas, Tor reon and Jimlnez. Gen. Gonzales, commander of the Carranza forces of the north, states that he has received no Information from Chihuahuia City regarding the reported capture, but admitted that auch information might have reached the border in private messages. Chihuahua City, Mexico.—(Via El Paso Junction.)—After shooting the 29 Carranza military guards of the south bound passenger train which left Juarez Monday, Villa bandits looted the train, robbed th* passengers and even took the clothing from the wom en passengers. Dr. Haffner, a German passenger, who was mistaken for an American, was struck over the head with a gun. The bandits, who were in command of Murga brothers and Silveetre Queve do, then abandoned the train, carry ing the loot away in mule-drawn wag ons. • of r MOTHER OF FAIRBANKS DIES , Republican Vice-Presidential Candi date Immediately Suspends Campaign. Indianapolis.—Mrs. Mary Fairbanks, aged 87. mother of Charles W. Fail* banns, died suddenly here Tuesday night Mr. Fairbanks, who was cam paigning in Illinois, hurried to his mother's bedside, but did not arrive until after she had passed away. Mrs. Fairbanks had & home at San jDiego, Cal., but divided her time with her son here. She is survived by four bous and a daughter, Charles W. Fair banks of this city, W. D. Fairbanks and Luther M. Fairbanks of Louisville, Newton Fairbanks and Mrs. M. L. Mil ligan of Springfield, O. / of MANY MERCHANT SHIPS SUNK. Nearly 2,000 Sent Down During 27 Months of War. New York.—One thousand eight hun dred and twenty merchant ships, with an aggregate gross tonnage of approx imately 3,328,584, have been sunk by belligerent nations during 27 months of war ending Nov. 1, according to fig ures compiled from cable dispatches and mall advices. The losses during October were larger than for any one of the preced ing five months, according to the sta tistics, amounting to 127 vessels of a total of 227,116 tons gross. The Octo ber rate of destruction was consider ably in excess of the monthly average throughout the war period and British shipping sustained losses nearly equal to those of August and September com bined. Norway lost the largest num ber of ships, 56, according to the sta-' tistics, Bht Jheir gross tounage was only 57,333, as compared with Great Britain's total loss of 115,546 gross ton nage of 38 vessels destroyed. UNSECURED RUSSIAN LOAN. Negotiations With U. S. Bankers for $50,000,000 Concluded. New-York.—syndicate of bankers has concluded negotiations for an un secured loan of $50,000,000 to the Rus sian government. ThiB is the first un secured loan to be placed in the Unit ed States by the Russian government. Proceeds from the loan are expected to be expended in the United States for supplies to the Russian govern ment. / TO BURY AVIATOR IN U. S. Will Remove Body of American Killed In Prance. New York.—Dr. Morton Prince of Boston, an uncle of Norman Prince, the American aviator recently killed In France, has returned here on the American Line steamship Philadel phia from Liverpool. Dr. Prince said he was hi England when the news of his nephew's acci dent reached him and the British gov ernment placed at his disposal a de stroyer to take him to France. Supreme Court Changes. Washington.—Changes in the su preme court circuit assignments in cluded transfer of Justice McReynolds from the Seventh to the Fifth circuit, with assignment of Justice Clarke, the junior member, to the Seventh. Justice McReynolds' new circuit in cludes Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mis sissippi, Louisiana and Texas. Chief Justice White retains the Fourth circuit, including Viriginia, North and South Carolina, Maryland and West Virginia- ^ m* CIVIL WAR STARTS IN GREECE King Constantine Forces Withdraw to Larissa For Re-enforcements. King's Army Reduced. London.—Civil war has broken out in Qreece. The conflict between Ven ixelos and King Constantine, brewing ever since' Bulgaria joined the Teu tonic allies, has become an armed struggle. The forces df the two factions have already clashed. An insurgent con tingent of 600 troops moving along. the coast skirting the Gulf of Mace- I donia and armed with machine guns, forced a royalist garrison of 160 to evacuate Katerina. The loyal troçps I withdrew toward Udw to recelv. | re-enforcements. Many Greek troops are still stationed at Larissa, 40 miles southeast of Katerina, and situated on the railroad running to Athens, and when these move northward the first pitched battle between the Greek fac- I tlons is expected to ensue. King Constantine has ordered his troops to resist the advance of revo* j lutlonary forces at all costs, the gen eral 'staff at Athens confirms the an nouncement that Katerina had been evacuated. The monarch is rallying around him all the forces he can, for the rebels apparently are determined to seize the railway to Athens. The King's Army Cut Down. King Constantine's army was cur tailed recently in response to the de mands of the allies. When the entente leaders found ft necessary to taka drastic steps to prevent a Greek at tack on Sarrails flank one of the re quirements they imposed on the gov ernment at Athens whs the reduction of the Greek army from 60,000 troops to 35,000. That reduction. It is be lieved, already has been partly accom plished. Meanwhile, the allied troops still patrol the atretets of Athens. Until a complete agreement with the king is reached, these forces, it is said, will not he mithdrawn. In view of the new developments the removal of these I troops does not seem likely. ......... __ .. . .. w _ li . SHORTAGE OF COAL IS A MYTH Advancee In Prices of Coal Net Justi fied, Say* President of Big Coal Company. New York.—Advanced prices for coal asked by dealers in New York and vicinity are not justified by the I actual condition of the coal market, accordlng to William H. Truesdale, | president of the Delaware, Lackawan na & Western Railway, who terms the J en present situation as "panicky. Mr. Truesdale denied reports alleg ing shortage of coal for the New York market and further asserted that an thracite has not been advanced by pro ducers during the past fear beyond the average increase of 25 cents & ton placed, he said, to cover increased eost of production growing out of higher wages, the labor compensation act, ft the an and raid etc. Supporting his assertion that ship ments of coal from the mines have not decreased, Mr. Truesdale said that his records Indicate that for nin« months of this year ending with % September, the shipments were approximately 2 , 000,000 tons more than they wer* for the same period of the previous year. I ANTHONY JANNUS MEETS DEATH. I Baltimore.—Anthony Jannus of Bal- 1 timoré, an American aviator, was kill ed in tfce Russian aero service Oct. 12 last, according to a dispatch received | here. No details were given. 27 hun with by fig sta a sta-' was ton Noted American Aviator In Russian Service Killed. Lived In St. Louis. St. Louis.—Anthony Jannus, the American aviator reported - killed in Russia, made St. Louis his headquar ters in 1912-1913. In 1912 he made a I fligljt in a hydroaeroplane from Oma ha to New Orleans along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Friends here said he was in Russia as representative of an American aero* plane factory, supervising the deliv ery of aircraft along the eastern war front. River Pilots Suspended. Memphis, Tenn—Suspension of their licenses for the period of SO days .each, was the portion meted out to Harry Fitzgerald, pilot of the Idlewild, and Capt Iaadore Johnson, pilot of the Grand, by Capts. C. T. Greenwood and J. B. Wyckoff, the federal board of steamboat inspectors, as the result of the inquiry into the collision between the two boats about three weeks ago several miles below Memphis. for un un It was the decision of the inspectors I that both men were to blame for the accident, and accordingly it was share and share alike for them, , though each j maintained the other was at fault ROUMANIANS RETIRE. of the de Petrograd Admits Two Villages Oceirt pied by the Teutons. Petrograds; — Austro-German forces havfi occupied the Roumanian village^ I Of Racovitza and Titechti, about 11 miles south of Rothen thrum Pass, on the- Transylvania frontier, according to Russian official Etalement, the Rou manians "retiring a little to thd south." "In Dobrudja, on the whole of tbe front, our scouts are making hold re connaissances. Steel Common Makes New Record. New York.—United States Steel su in in shares sold at the new high record of 12214 , the stock being absorbed in large individual lots. This exceeds its previous maximum by half a point. It also passed the preferred stock, which sold at 122. Arkadelphia, Ark. Students of Oua chita College have formed a glee club of 20 voices. The club is under the di- . rection of Prof. L. H. Mitchell. The Glees promise a very good organisa* > tlon this year. to BY THE ITALIANS \ I FRENCH AND BRITISH GAIN I Perceptible Advances Made' Against | Pow( , r , By A||| ., |n w>r Zones All Along the Fight ing Fronts. AUSTRIANS LOSE LARGE QUAN TITIES OF AMMUNITION, GUNS AND MANY MEN. I from Gorizia to the Adriatic sea the points of vantage from the Austrians j and taken 3,948 more prisoners and Rome (via London).—In the zone Italians have capturdd additional guns, machine guns and quantities of arms and ammunition, according to the official communication. The communication says: "From Gorizia lo the sea fighting, which resulted in further successes along the northern brow of the Carso Plateau, continued yesterday. Here the troops of the Eleventh Army Corps, who repulsed violent counter attacks during the night, took strong defenses on difficult ground east of Veliki Krlb&eh and Mount Peclnka. "After taking several trenches £.nd clearing the enemy out of woods and caves, the fourth and forty-fifth divis ions, In spite of an intense artillery fire and counter-attacks, held the line running from Mount Faite over the heights of Point 319 to Point 229 on the Oppachiazella-Castagnavizza road, 7000 meters west of the latter. I Port,0, *f of Sgllly-Saimsel Recaptured ■ BERLIN ADMITS REVERSES. By French. Berlin (via 8 ay ville). —Portions of . Sailly-SaUlisel, on the Somme front, which were taken by the Germans, were again lost to the French, admits the war office. Attempts of the allies to advance east of Gueudecourt and against the northern part of St. Pierre-Vaast wood resulted in failure. The statement reads: I within moderate limits. Isolated sec tions in the Somme district were un | der strong artillery fire, J en by us were later lost In hand-to "The fighting activity was generally Houses in Sailly that had been tak hand fighting." GERMAN TRENCHES TAKEN. British War Office Claims Success On the Somme Front. London.—British troops captured a German trench east of Gueudecourt on the Somme front and raided German trenches near Arras, says the British war office announcement. The statement reads as follows: "By a surprise attack we captured an enemy trench east of Gueudecourt and secured our position during the night. We carried out a successful raid against enemy trenches near Ar of raid against enemy trenches near ras." I SAW GERMAN SUBMARINE. I Captain of Norwegian Ship Sighted Vessel Off Cape Henry. Baltimore.—Capt. H. Hirsch of the Norwegian freighter Osterdal, which arrived here from Cardiff, Wales, re 1 ports having sighted a large submarine which he believed to be a German of the U-53 type about 400 miles east of | Capt Menry. Capt. Hirsch said he first saw the submarine about 11 o'clock at night and that it was not more than 600 feet It circled the Osterday, he said, away. but did not give any signal. I " Detro|t youth Says Tricked Into For mer pj e# Guilty, Detroit.—James Walton, the youth recently confessed to having robbed the Burroughs Adding *Machine company's pay car of $32,000, an nounces that will stand trial on the WALTON TO STAND TRIAL. charge. Walton charged that he was "trick ed" into pleading guilty by the De troit detectives who brought him hero from Dallas, Texas, where 1» was ar rested. TEUTONS ARE REPULSED. They Lose in Roumania and Cannot Win in Balkans. London.—The Austro-German forces have retired from the region of Camp ulung, in Northern Roumania, pursued by the Roumanians, who have passed over the frontier in the movement, ac I cording to a dispatch from Bucharest, says a wireless message from Rome, p OU r hostile battalipns were annihi j lated by the Roumanians, according to this report. STRIKE IN NITRATE FIELD. I Santiago, Chile.—Owing to difficul ties with the shippers, a strike has been declared by the workers In the nitrate field. So far there have been no disorders as a result of the strike, but shipments are being interrupted, Chile produces annually about 2,600, 000 metric tons of nitrate, of whicl/ amount, some 2 , 000,000 metric tons are exported. No Disorder Yet, But Shipment« Are Greatly Delayed. Cabrera Repudiates Criticism. assailing American officials for alleg ed laxIty suppression of anti-Car Washington.—The sensational state ment attributed to Luis Cabrera, Gen eral Carranza's minister of finance, ranza agitators along the border, be came a ; closed incident when Ellseo Arredondo, Mexican ambassador desig M ti, called on Secretary Lansing and . diseikimed responsibility for it. > Cabrera had previously denied that he on Instructions from his government Mr. load* the statement. . 7 m. BRITISH VESSEL TORPEDOED British Steamer Used For Transport Sunk—Several Amer icans Aboard. Horse London.— The British steameship Marina, employed in transporting horses from America, was sunk with out warning by a German submarine 100 miles west of Cape Clear, Ireland, Saturday afternoon, according to message received by the A'merican embassy from Wesley Frost, Ameri can consultât Queenstown. Lloyd's reports that a steamship anchored off Crookhaven has signaled that she has rescued 34 of the Marina's crew of 104 men. A privaté dispatch received at Lon-1 don states that among those drowned when the Marina was sunk were sev eral Americans. The attitude of the United States fhT«»?"" 7 ÎS "J?"," " pon Ä'. lawyers ' ïo.d^h.*'' und.^".« Wilson's note the submarine should have made provision for the rescue of the crew before sluklng the vessel. Dr ,.i. . _ _ _ « Sink?ng*êf*Marlna Cern ver Asbury Park N J—President Wll sou learned ol ;the. LiZot tte^ S ish steamer Marina while at dinner. A request was immediately sent to the State Department for all details of the Incident A reply stated that the char-1 the and zone of the of on WILSON AWAITS FACTS. acter of the charter under which the vessel was operating had not been definitely determined. nciiTcnui tun tir-nr DEUTSCHLAND HERE AGAIN - German Submarine Makes Another Trip To United States—Arrives at New London. New London, Conn.—The German submarine Deutschland arrived in the harbor here Wednesday morning. Capt. Koenig said the Deutschland left Bremen on Oct. 10, and made the trip here without special incident. The crew comprises 25 men. The Deutsch land appeared in the outer harbor | of shortly after midnight and proceeded to the dock of the Eastern Forwarding Company. • The Deutschland is said to have a large cargo. Witnesses Before Paducah Grand Jury I Deny Knowing Perpetrators. Paducah, Ky.—Without returning | any indictments, the special grand LYNCHERS GO FREE. jury which had been investigating the lynching, shooting and burning of two negroes, Brack Kinley and Luther Durrett, on Oct. 16, made a sealed re port to Circuit Judge William M. Reed | and was discharged. What the report contained was not | made^public, but a member of the grand jury stated that nobody was in dioted because none of the witnesses admitted knowing any of the members of the mob. Between 100 and 150 wit nesses were examined and every one | swore he did not know any of the mob. As one of the jurymen remarked, it I was singular that out of such a large number of witnesses not one knew at least one of. the lynchers. The inves tigation began last Friday. The sealed | report made to the court is believed to contain a simple statement of the | work performed by the jury. performed by re of of Increase Demurrage Charge. Memphis, Tenn.—Increases in de- 1 murrage charges from the present rate of $1 a car a day to $2 for the first day after the expiration of the forty-eight j hours allowed for unloading without demurrage penalties, $3 for the second I day, $4 for the third day and $5 for the fourth and each succeeding day the car is detailed, are provided in a tariff issued by the General Managers' | Association, copies of which have been received here. The new scale becomes effective Dec. 1, and is intended to ap ply to all the railroads in the United States. Repudiates Confession. I Shafter, Texas. After voluntarily | confessing that he pushed his fiancee, Miss Frances Bloom, a Chicago tele phone ôperator, into a Chicago park at lake on July 4, 1914, drowning her, | 26 George Arndt, a private in Company H, Fourth Texas Infantry, a military prisoner here, repudiates his confes j sion and declared his innocence. application ol j Theodore Marburg, Jr., son of the for mer minister to Belgium, for a pass port to return to England to rejoin the me British aviation corps has been re- en fused by the bureau of citizenship and the Paseport Refused. Washington.—The referred to higher officials of the statt department. Italians Buy Steamers. San Francisco.—The steamer Call-1 fornia, 7,577 tons, is the property of ed the Marquis LuciUo RIccamboni of Rome, representing Italian interests, to aving been purchased, it is announc ed, for $1,350,000 cash from a local shipping firm. fore The vessel is to be changed to Ital ian registry with the same name, it is to said, and is to be part of a fleet to b< operated in two cargo.lines, one be- on tween Genoa and New York, the other between Genoa and San Francisco. B. ence the with line, oil Say U. S. Citizen Was Hanged. El Paso, Texas.*— Jose Diaz, said t* he a naturalized American citizen, was executed at Parral on Oct. 3 at the order of Gen. Luis Herrera, the Car ranza commandant, according to a statement of Mrs. Margareita Diaz, his wife. Mrs. Diaz said she accompanied her husband to Parral to visit his relatives, Her story is that he was arrested the afternoon of their arrival and put to death that night on the charge of be ing a Legalists. §§i ___ STEEL WORK PLACED IN P08I-*1 a SCARCITY OF LABOR SERIOUS off 1 104 TION AND EXCAVATION8 FOR PILLARS BEING MADE. Contractors Complain About the Great | Lon-1 Scarcity of Labor, But Pushing I th* Reconstruction With All I Possible Speed _ T A *«« to the old capitol ju« a"thl. n0W r ^fuTp to'tbe ttTrtT' "'IT I the lighter steïi fnr III* ,°I' ^ of %* < I Wien „ „ oousldered that thl. heavy work in structural steel is all being done with unskilled convict la I bor » and t 110 supply Of this labor is de I »cidedjy be * ow the requirements, it is I rea " zed that the men In cbar * e are "^hfoommendable headway. in^SZ is " g,8ei1 crete l " " d f® tt ^ C C ? n ' in hî ï îl f the circular SuUdlng.^ Thllf^'s t* s^rt pfflm | which are to be constructed with a view to turning this part of the re constructed building into what is to " staIr balL This Btalr bal1 w111 oc * CU P7 the Place once used for the su- I I P reme court room and the state library. |< The building superintendent is com plaining of the scarcity of the labor | supply, as he has now only ab 9 ut two dozen men engaged In construction de- I ails. While there are some thirty odd men on the work, quiet a^squ&d is j always needed for hauling, standing guard, and other necessary details. | ™® < " ca * department ©f the University of Mississippi, recently delivered an in structive lecture before the student body. The subject of his discourse "Health and Its Relation to University Life. ' Lectures Students on Health. Dr. Walter S. Leathers, dean of the was He gave the students ^ygienic instruction as to personal habits, ing that a large majority of tubercular patients contract the germ in early life and are stricken later on account I of careless personal habits. - | Liquor Legislation Ruling, say mu . , I I he Mississippi supreme court, in a new decision, holds that the law limit -1 ing shipments of liquor into the state and the law prohibiting liquor ad ver- 1 10 tising in the state, both enacted by the | last legislature; cannot be submitted to the people on Nov. 7, under the ref | erendum amendment, laws were enacted before the refer endum became a part of Mississippi's constitution. The court did not pass upon the constitutionality of the ref erendum amendment, which also has | been attacked, I two anti-liquor laws were enacted and approved prior to the insertion of the amendment by the legislature, the pro visions could not apply. On this point | the opinion holds: tive and referendum amendment has because the The court simply held that, as the "We hold, therefore, that the initia no application to statutes enacted prior to its insertion in the constitu tion; that chapter 103, laws of 1916, is constitu tion; that chapter 103, laws of 1916, is 1 in full force and effect, has been since the date fixed by the enforcing clause, and will continue so to be until j pealed by the legislature, I ed down by Chief Justice Smith, Asso elate Justice Potter dissenting in part, contending that the whole question oi a the initiative and referendum should | have been disposed of. re ■ The opinion was prepared and hand Prison Census Shows Loss. Mrs. O. M. Spickard. assistant secre tary and registrar of the state peniten tiary board, has completed the tabula tion of statistics of the inmates. These figures show reduction in pouulation I caused by a slump in new arrivals and | increase in the clearances. The sum mary shows that the total number on hand was 1,399,/ compared with 1,425 at the end of September, a decrease o | 26 for the month. The Mississippi tooops at Camp j Wilson, Texas, are doing big things, according to a recent letter from a sol dier by to friends back home. He says that the soldiers are learning j more and more each day and is keep up £° od reputation, football team of the regiment me f and de f ea t ed * team, from the Sev en th Illinois regiment by a score of 13 ^ ot o° ntent wi th this victory, the Mississippi team defeated the District of Columbia regiment team. Tax Rate Stands. Members of the committe appoint ed by the board of supervisors have returned to Meridian, where they went to pitotest against certain tax in creases made by the state tax corn mission. They say they appeared be fore the commission, were received courteously, but that they were given to understand that the commission Would endeavor to force collections on tbs assessments that had been made, - 7 Geologists Make Report. Dr. Ê. N. Lowe, director of the Mis sissippi geological survey, and Dr. O B. Hopkins of the United States geo logical survey have been in confer ence here over matters pertaining tc the service which each represents, pro fessionally and officially. It was Dr. Hopkins who in 1895, in company with other geological surveyors, con ducted a careful and extended investi gation of the Vicksburg-Jackson antic line, with special reference to possible oil or gas indications. - HIGH COST OF LIVING This Is a serious matter with house keepers as food prices are constantly going up. To overcome tMs, cut out the high priced meat dishes and your family more Skinner's Macaroni and Spaghetti, the cheapest, most de j llcious and most nutritious of all foods. Wrlte th ® Bktnner Mfg. Co., Omaha, Nebr., for beautiful cook book, telling how to prepare it in a hundred different ways. It's free to every woman.—Adv. serve Confirmed Suspicion. Uncle Mose was one of those omnis cient persons who always refuse to ac knowledge either astonishment or ig norance. When the circus and the | sideshow came to town and the pres tidigltator called for someone to go up I 011 * be B t a » e > Mose was pushed for ward. Presently the magician was tak Ing varlous wonderful articles out of Mose's garments. Lastly, he extracted "'h"*' frW ° M °" '' ™ -tprlsed a. the ra„ I " , M °"' an8WWa<i - '' Fart * 8 a J', Id suspecting' dey's some < rût>bit8 UP f °' some time. I "Evidently the young fellow is not like the average heir to great wealth, -No, 1-deed. The old gentlemau was trimmed the stock market last We and when he discovered that his own son had turned the trick he was | Stotef.™ 1 " 1 "' ** "" Chip Off the Old Block. . 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"To an extent, yes,"' the magician admitted, "but there are many things I can do anywhere on a moment's no tice." I "Let us see you do something now." "All right ; take for instace this steak, the Brussels sprouts and the sa lad—" "In a very few minutes we will cause all of them to entirely disappear." His Business. "It is a shame the way that beauty doctor is swindling the pretty girls who go to him. "Perfectly legitimate business. He is merely grafting peaches." Quite So. "Birds of a feather flock together. "That's a matter of a pinion."—» Baltimore American. ** Alabama ranks first among the southern states as a producer of min erals.