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YOIAJME WAXAHACHIK, TEXAS. MCE IDE II GREAT COST T„n<>'</'ksts '< hikvki) aim: w>T I' PROPORTION TO I Hk , tsi \I.TIKS si htaini:i». an LOSS HEAVY TV Russians Are Shown to Have Suffered the Greatest laxwes In (iranfl Offensive Which Be gan Three Months Ago. Hi 1(1.1 V Sept. H.—<<*-rinan mili lan e*|iert* estimated today I hat Hx. allies have losl more than one j Billion men in killed, wounded and ; mis-ing since the grand offensive1 t^an Midi the Bussian attack three months ago Against these losses the allied . mnics have only the conquest of, Unkimina. some Galician territory i b, the Russians, the rapture of Go- ! rtu by the Italians, a shallow thrust j Into the German line on the Somme ! tad the occu|*atlon of some moun- i Uinous territory by the Bumanians j ,, positive military achievements. Keeping their lines intact every-; where die armies of the central pow- ! rtw at the same time have put hack with heavy Mows enemy advances in the Balkans. The Bulgarians have j allured both flanks to positions j ■muring the allies In Greece. The j German and Bulgarian forces have; grnrk severe blows against the Bn- ; nuniaas by ocupying Tutrakan. one ; id the positions defending Bucharest, j Allied military e\|>erts conserva tively estimate their losses as fol Iwtn: Russians, (100,000; British, 230,- j Whl; French, 150,000; Italians, Her- j bums and Uuinanians, ,*>0,000. isime Austrian experts and a num- j her of Germans estimated the Bus- j 'tan losses at over HOO.OOO and the . nmbined British anil French losses j >i more than 0X1,000. Thi‘ official casualty lists given ' Wat Lontlan Aom the British loss- \ <* io he about 125,IKK) lor August alone. The danger of any serious reverses i either on the western or eastern hunt, it is believed here, is past, but , **>' additional gains, 0 is held here, : »ill hemaile at such a frightful cost i a1 human life anil such an extrnva- i Put waste of munitions that the] pruplc of tin allied nations will cry 1 he peaie. The news of the capture of the Tilrakan fortress and the sunvnder j «! 20 ixh> Rumanians has aroused 1 •"ee enthusiasm here even than! n ilitary importance of the vie- j Fey justified. Non to an invasion j •i knjlaad no move would !>e more ' Ppular here than the capture of the 1 of Rumania because it is the "*'wl opinion that the Bumanians •'•eherouslj deserted to tlie allies. Washington, sept. s. a de ^ 6 for an investiRi-.tion of char t.,,. at a lol,t>y was conducted by * S Canadian novern against the revenue bill amend .which would have prohibited U ^ sa'mon from the North 2 " * ,hp I'nited States ex 'as m i°n^ *rom an An'®Hcan port, tr«iu4jVn«f Sen8U‘ ,cf !"’i " in * todL e“at0r Curt,a 01 K‘ "• 111 WE II HUNGARY ■Wffll! RUMANIANS LON'rvjv 4^»tch to’th p‘. 8'■- A Bucharest 0* p„m, . *" Times reported that u Ike irnn'dRS ha<i orcuI,tecl Orsevo ^laUon * **!* of Hu,»?«ry. The Jotted frn J,sev° has been re ly bin r»IR be'era' sources recent rtjnfirJ K ,tlUR far have not ^ ginned bv ,he R,lIn8nlan TEUTONS IKE FOUR ATTACKS M U POSITIONS OF Till: FIJI NCI! W I IJK I MlKii III-: \ \ N \s. SAI'l.T CAST NIGHT. »ll MEJEFEITEO The l-'iencli War Office Claims Tliat All Attacks Were Repulsed. French Make Gains on Verdun Front. j PARIS, Sei>t. 8.—Four attacks j in dense formation were launched i by the Germans last night south of j the Somme between Vermandovillera | and Chulnes. None of tho attacks succeeded in reaching any French i ositions and the French took two hundred more prisoners, the war of lice announced today. The Germans attacked heavily against the new French positions between Berny and a point soutli or Chaulnes, suffering severely. North of the Somme there was great artillery activity but no in fantry fighting. The French made further pro gress last night on the Verdun front by grenade attacks. A German at tack at a point where the French made a successful drive Wednesday night was repulsed. THE PHLUB!iff TOPPING THE COLUMN! — SMASHED TllltC DEFENSES OF BRAVES FOR A DOGBEE VIC TORY YESTERDAY. The New York Giants Also Sent the Brooklyn Dodgers Further Down in the Percentage Column. NEW YORK, Sept. 8.—Pat Mo ran’s champion Phillies are on ty>p today in the National league race. Showing without question that tiny possess the greatest asset in base ball-iron-bound nerve—they smash ed through the defenses of the Braves right in Boston yesterday and came through with a double vic tory. The crow commanded by (.forge Stallings, “the miracle man,” as he is called, liar the repuiation in the National league of having a club that would break the stoutest heart in a series like the one just ended. On the surface of this the Phillies mus* be considered favorites in the grilling National league race. Whip ping Brooklyn to a standstill Phil adelphia then passed on to Boston where no time was lost in hammer ing out the struttingeet Braves. To day the Phillies will he in New York for a double-header with the Giants. While the Phillies were taking the Braves to a heating John McGraw’s rejnvenaied Giants were! holding them elves ; long by showing the Dodgers further down the per centage column. The broken rift was widened by Freddie Schupp, the young left hander of the Giants’ staff, and he twirled one of the host games New Yorkers have had the opportunity of witnessing this year. SANTA FT TO ENGAGE IN EXPRESS BUSINESS TOPEKA, aKn., Sept. 8.—Ac * cording to a report in circulatk | lie re today the Santa it V VV'H j go into the express business. It is the purpose of the road to tak1 over | all business done by the \\ ells I- rgo : Express company on its lines. 1 .te official annonueement on this mu. 1 tei will be made In a few w.eks. ST.V1 ES Ml 'ST 11 VE HIGHWAY ItOAKHS TO Gl. KOAI> MONEY WASHINGTON. ' Sept. 8.—Each *a'e must organize it l>igh,uny do [ pnrtment before the deps. t nu nt «»f , Iiftrlcdttn can co operate with it In [the distribution of funds provided I for bv the federal good roads act. A ruling to this effert has Jti.-t been given by the department of «h-i •'culture iti the • a so of Indiana. J when- there is no highway depart- . ntent. — Texas has uo such department. IlKITOXs ISA I It KM Ml TltKXt IIKS XKAR I.IU I LONDON. Sept X British troop, j southwest of I.ilh lael night raided ■ the German trenches southeast of j Ginehv and near Kiehesbourg L’Avoue. Inflicting severe losses on the occupants, says the British of ficial statement Issued (his after noon. Ill Nti ARIA mi OIVK IP l*oRT OX liOWKII RIVKB LONDON, Sept. 8 Rumanian troops have occupied Orsova, an im portant Hungarian town on the Dun- i uhe, ucurding to a dispatch to the j Time, from Bucharest today. WATSON SEEKS BOND FROM JGIIEfl COURT Kl.AYFH OF BA\KIN<i COMMIS SION Fit HKFOHF COl'RT OF CRIMINAL API’KAI.H. High Court Hears Application On Wilt of HmInms Corpus For Itail—lleurlng Set For Two O'Clock. WACO. Texas. Sept. 8. T R. Watson, president of the Farmers £• Merchants State bank at Teague, indicted for the murder of Banking Commissioner Patterson, appeareu in court today for the first time since he was brought here and plac ed in the county Jail a week ago. j Do w'as arraigned in the court of criminal appeals on a writ of habeas corpus for bail. The state made al legation that it has been unable to obtain all witnesses In the case ami , the trial went over until two o'clock this afternoon. House's Record of Work. WASHINGTON, Sept. 8. During the session of congress closing to day, 17,800 bills and 64 2 resolu tions were introduced in house. Of these fifty-two bills became laws and thirty-three public resolutions were adopted, in addition to 150 pri vate bills and resolutions. NO ACTION TAKEN ON DALLAS _FE0ERAL BUILDING DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 8. -Dallas will have to wait for some time for her new postoffice buildiug and union depot substation, although the Dill and appropriation or $1,800, 000 for that purpose was reported favorably last July. Congress ad journed today without having taker, action on the measure. SLAYER OF HUSBAND BEFOREJRE COURT >IKS. LKLIA IIAIMifCK ARRAHiN-j Kl> ON WRIT OF HABKAH CORPl H FOR RAII.. judge Cmtrfonl TlnealfW to Fine Newspaper photographers Who Attempt to Take Picture of Woman in Court R<miiii. DALLAS. Tex., Sept. 8.—City edi tors of local newspapers are debat ing today whether the picture of! Mrs. Ia/lia Larger, "the most beau tiful woman over arraigned in a Dallas court," is worth $100. News paper photographer*, not concerned! so much about the $100, were de bating whether the picture in ques tion was worth thiee days in jaii. judge Crawford, before whom 'in Barger was arraigned Tor shoot.eg her husband, announced that any attempt io i'iotof-.ipb the prisoner w hile in tha cusi Cy of tne ; court would result in the penalties named. The city editors as a re sult have decided that the public will have to be contented with see ! nig her beauty through the inspired rdjoctivcs of the reporters Conscience helps, but the fear of getting caught must also t>e listed with the influence for good. sTIMMJK CW or ,\ « lltc.tuo XII.I.IovMRl. anna.BWSThtN MARGARET BURnSTTEInI * S^WARP ffORgtSON frt f S J The adoption by Kdward N. Mor rison, Chicago millionaire, or me two daughters of Jacob Hurnstein, ft junk dealer, has brought out a lemarkable situation. In the United States court Hurnstein made the statement that his wife, the moth -r j of the sii'ls, hod told him on her death bed two yearn ago that Mor rison was the father of the Kiris. It was also wild the millionaire [ adopted them so he would not die (hildless, the will of his father hav ing provided that If he did hts property was to so to the city, __ _ FIRST REPORT j COVKItNMKNT HKPORT SHOWS A TOT AC OK HAtMMU HACKS The Quantity Oiimed from the IIM(i1 Crop Almost l><>ul>!es Thai of I it 15 for tin* Same I'erlotl. I ton |I<I InrreaM*. WASHINGTON, Fept. 8 -A report I issued by the i Jilted States depart-j ment of agriculture today showed] that 850.032 bales of cotton had been j ginned from the growth of 1016 prior lo September 1, as against 463,883 bales for 1915, 480.317 bales for 1914 and 799,099 bales for 1913. The number of round bales in cluded numbered 26,933. as against j 8,947 for 1915. Sen Island bales] ginned from this year's crops to-j tilled 4,631 bales, an against 2.097 I last year. 1,748 bales for 1914 and! 436 bales for 1913. I in ports or cotton for the month j of August numbered 7,503 bales,! and exports, including linters, nuni-1 bored 4 05,567 bales. The quantity of cotton consumed! for the year ending July 81, 1916, j was 0.895,973 bales. The amount of cotton ginned in ' Texas was 523,008 bales for I9'6.j on against 27 1.328 bales in 19 1 •>. The condition of tin cotton crop on August 25, was 51.2 against 59.2 list year The price was 14.6 against 8.5 last yeur on that date. MILITIA REMAINS UNTIL CONFERENCE REPORTS i ■ i I TROOPS ON liOltDKlt ANI> ItKt.l - I. XIts TO ItKMAIN I'Olt Till: PRKSKNT | Will not It' W'itliilruwn I util a III port I•i Made on Subject li> A him'lean ami Mexican t 'omnils'loners. — | WASHINGTON. Sept. K. Neither | the militia stationed on the border nor General Pershing's expedition will be recalled until the joint com j ference at Now London, Conn., ' makes its report on that subject, it I was stated with authority today. In ; the meantime it is said the plans I made some weeks uko to send other (militia now mobilized in their state I camps to the border will be carried I «)U* iVII HOI MIKDKItKD MAN M.AKKN SKNSATION A I, MTATKMKNT WIIILK ON STAND. flCCUSESBRDTHERS Mrs. 'I. II. Jenkins Declare* One of lift' llrothrr* Threatened to Kill llor IIuhIi i nd—Defendants Stvk'.ilK Itniul. DALLAS, Tex., Sept. 8 You know 1 call look you in the eye, John, and say what I do because you know I urn telling the truth when 1 say It. You raid you would nuird<-r my husband. You said you would kill him, and you said T will kill him; I could shoot him down and suck the blood from the wound* on the other side.’ ” As she lifted the heavy black veil thul draped over her hat Mrs. T II Jenkins today pointed her finger al John ('. Holder and almost shouted the above. Holder, his brother, Noah Holder, and James Holder, aged 19, a son of Noah, today were seeking bond on a habeas corpus application before Judge Seay. They ure charged with (he murder of T. II. Jenkins near Lancaster on August lfi. The climax In the testimony came when County Attorney Lively placed Mrs. Jenkins on the stand. She is a sister t'> the first two men and an aunt of Young Holder. On cross examination site was asked by Attorney Wills for the de fense if It was not a fact she had made the statement that she was! "going to hang all three of the men." "Yes. I said it." she replied, "hut l meant by that I would give them just I re.” Previous to the time Mrs. Jenkins was placed on the. stand the three defendants took the stand and tes tified that they hud no property and asked for low bonds. They were not asked about facts connected with the killing. In describing the actual shooting Mrs. Jenkins said: "My husband went to town and 1 went over to mother's to ask to borrow her wagon. My father had died and 1 wanted the wagon, so made arrangements to borrow It and told my mother my husband would be over after it between 15 and 7 o’clock. He came home about 3:3<> and L started him after the wagon I never told him of the | threap my brother had made, but THAT 11 IS WIIAT THK »*HKS|. |>K\T Mill* **!■’ MINDHKSS AS SH.\KI» THK K 1ST Itll.l* REVENUE Bill LIST Till* Measure Was the US In He re! ve I lie I’reslilcni'* Signal lire. Off tn Allanllr Kill in AiMrvss Snffa. _____ WASHINGTON. Sept. 8. -•If* been good work." With there word* I’roatdeut Wil son today affixed hi* Hlguaiure |o the revenue bill and Indicated to the leader* of the l)Ou*e uiid *cnaLe that the Sixty Fourth congress, go far a* It depended on III* wishes, could come to a close. Something of an Informal func tion was made of the ceremony of signing the last hills. Several cab inet member*. Including Secretary Lansing. Secretary linker. Secre tary Daniels, were prerent. Vice President Marshall and Speaker f lark were'on hand, n* well a* « number of members of both house*. The president put hi* filial flourishes ou the revenue bill. He had already signed the workmen’* compensation net and the widow'* pension hill jjhe latter while Senator* Hoke Smith and Bryan, It* chief opponent*. I looked on with rueful grlu*. The president shook hand* with every member of the parly a* he [left the room, accompanied by the Missouri delegation. AH were caught on tho rapltol steps by the "movie" men. “Hurry up, Mr. Speaker,” the president called to Speaker Clark.; who lagged behind. “You are losing ■ out on a fine picture.” The speaker pulled alongside, took i the president hj the hand, and turn ing to tjie picture men, said: Tlla/o away; wo are here to* •tether." The president had a busy day and !t was Ir.te before It war. certain h« could leave Washington Immediately iiK planned for Atlantic City when* be Is to address the suffragettes to night. Tin* president plans to spend the night ut Atlantic City, making j ! the trip from there to Long llrunch by auto tomorrow morning. He will remain at Shadow Lawn until after the election, leaving ouljr long enough to make several trips to the Interior for speeches. PnM an < 'umpalgti Tour. CHICACJO. Sept. H Seventy five prohibitionists, Including J. Prank Manly, of Indiana, and Ira I.amlrlth of Tennessee, prohibition candidate for president and vice preside! re Kpectlvely, left here today on a spe cial train for a GO-day ten thousand mile campaign tour extending to the Pacific coast. suggested that he rail forgotten something. He asked me what it was. I told him to get his pistol. He laughed at my remark and said ‘I don’t need u pistol; they won't be there.’ I wan afraid because John was standing behind the door ! itt, my mother's home when I told I her that my husband would be there 'after the wagon. So I went amt got the pistol ami handed It to my hus band. He placet! It in his pocket and started out,. "I was standing on my front porch a few minutes luter when I heard two loud reports, then six small re ports and then a smothered report, then another loud report. To the best of my Judgment the first two | were from a shotgun, the next ones j from a large revolver, the next from | |a small revolver Hfid the last one j i from a shotgun." 1 It developed during the taking of | [the testimony that Jenkins fired one | .hot before ho was,killed. Mrs. Jen kins said she believed two shotgun ! shots and six pistol shots were fired at her husband. WERE BROKE! mi ssion .11 ST ( TiOHKDKAW MoMK IMUMVIir INtlOKNTH AYY I'ltl \IOl S rttMillfHN. EDO BK HEM Tlirn> Was l.ittle of th* spectacular In tli* rinsing Moments. Senate Works I'utll lots! Mlnnt*. WASHINGTON. Seppt. M.—<'•»»» iiii*« ailjouriMsI this morning at t*n o'clock. Tli* wsnliia that hail lasted longer, Min more ilramatlr Incidents ami appropriated mot* money than any mayrriM In III* history of th* lima* try rant* to a tie** amid seen** (hit < ontalned littl* of tli* spertnruln*. Th* srnaied nailed until 11:40 to adopt a joint rraoliltlon fixing III* odjoitrnnient hour. Th* houn* had gone throitich this rout In* last nlfrht. During a two hours' niorniHK sew. slot! ther* wan only a littl* work mid nout* lun. Tlie senate continued Its course of |iolltlen and le|(lnlatlon until lit* very last mlnnt* when exactly fire minutes before ten. Senators Kern and Smoot, clem'sratii- ami repuNl rau leaders namnl to wait on the president and announce the derision to udj.iuni, returned with th* prenl dent'n approval. At the sain* mo* inent the hostilities ami lillarltlea In the house ended when floor leader Kltrhlii anil OmKreannuM I' it/gerald, who had waited on the president, received tl»* sain* men* sj.jfe. A shout went up as K|H>aker ('lark liMiiitctl (lie k«vH and ikolwwl the session ended. Senator Owen announced in tile senate that lie would not further press his corrupt practices bill at litis session, Inti would let it remain tlie unfinished hnstness before that body and call It up again next ses sion. Soon alter It o'clock (‘resident Wilson went to t:.e rapitol to sign bills. As senator'! anil ref >rc*on tat Ives as M'lnhltil sleepy-eyed from brief rests follow In it tin- arduous night seas ions, l-otli houses markeil time while u wal ing the final formalities of the greatest session of congress In many respects, in history. Ilemoersta Irmlcd the reroril of the session ami corn mem In I it to the country, while icpuhlirans sought to rrlttrlse, al ii King waste amt euravaganre in spile of the provisions for defense. The nine month*’ work showed that there hud hem appropriated fur the year I»I7, for expenditure* of the government more than •!,* OOtMMIo.OtNt nml that authorisation* hail Ihi'ii ninile for future i-.t|iendl Inn's which would bring the grand aggregate of appropriation* almost lo the *i!.000,000,000 mark.. Ad ministration champion* in formal re views of the congress answered re publican taunts of “two liilHon con. Kress” with ileilaratlons that the “I tilted Stale* i* a two hillloa dol lar country." NEGROES GET FIRST BLOOO UNDER NEW ORDINANCE DALLAS. Tex.. Sept. 8. The seg regation ordinance recently passed to prevent negroes from HvIur la the same block with the whites "hack fired today." The ordinance works both ways and Phillip Pappa, a Ure-»k, was fined $10 for mo\ing into a block occupied by negroes. * The complaint, which was the first | filed under the new ordinance, waa I filed by negroes. No matter what college a man attended, his wife la apt to play quite a part in finishing his educa tU n. — - ■ —--1- * Rubscrtb- for the lMy Light.