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WAXAHACHIE DAILY LIGHT
"rOLTME **iv-.... * WAXAHACHIE. TEXAS. SATPRIIAY. SEPTEMBER U\. 191K. Nl .MBER 151. nnnc strike is OILED ID DEW YORK 11,100 MORE ilEOJOE OOT -fiSHORi'IK* AM> UMTHKS TO THK UEMORAI hTRIKK t'ALI.. j^r, Predict that Seventy ^ttousaivl Men Mill Be On mrike Before the End of Next Week. gf YORK. Sept. I« —A sjmipa rtr strike, which union leaders _ will result In 7»,«M> men leaving ,4, jobs and joining the striking glop* of the traction companies, ^effective In New York before n jo»Uy. thousand longshoremen pi boatmen acre the first workers , wpnxl to the strike fall. JWmr Kim predicted th*t tliese men will i followed by *5,000 machinist rikers before night. K, (he end of next week, unless mba change iu the traction like ritual ion, anion men predict g thousands of other workers will i cat, including meu in all indus Im who contribute to the produc U of power for the transportation Tkr first clashes on Rroadway m reported to the police today. m| tars were held up and ston nd a call for the pollc reserves k meessary to disperse the strik i fte official announcement that ■» ■pathetic strike had lieen ordered 1 tn much minor disorder in many tti of the city. The police are prepared to estab I districts and camp throughout t city. Camp equipment will be ought up from Stateu Island. This ripmen. will include stoves and t ■plrte kitchen outfit. The long orrmen have threatened to call out I writers serving tlie police along t water front, and this would at M make the food situation criti I for tile officials. | — ■ ■ / btsaxdh of workmen ARK READY TO (.H IT WORK FEW YORK, Sept. 16.—The Oen il Federation I'nion yf Xew York * Mbmitted to individual unions **meodatlon.s for a sympathetic ilf ** a boycott of the elevated, l»*f and surface street car lines. B» "solution adopted recoin* ■i* “a* preliminary to a general *e" that the longshoremen, boat* k. teamsters, engineers, firemen 1 plumbers whose labors keep the * tuning atop work at once. We guarantee to support yon to > eud,” the resolution said. If the men are called out the I’nion will not affect us, as ' large supplies of coal and * W more," is the reply of 1’res * ^>°®t* of the luterlMtrougli ••to the strike threat. [**•* the argument that the "•*»• interests'* are determined "uh unionism six trades unions * **w*d> authorized tlteir lead j^otull a strike at tlielr own dis according to one rc|M>rt. ^•mhiaists* union of bua ordered a referendum J* * it is said. The ™v®«n are scheduled to meet "r* *ftt*rno,'n »t 1 o'clock to » similar vote, "•tulmloner's report w ***** thirty .see n persons I a!?* hMt “d ‘wo killed on 11* di",r *rrected b> u,e <rv ,De P»st twenty-four a fisuaj m*n**e<' •M>d> of a man W >_ .0° **** Tliird avenue ele !«»*«. * ,hiN """’"‘"K. Thirty in, iurerl jn „ r,-,u..enii col. * Rftf.ThiJTT u,e sta,ion hr, k, “** I1*"**- when a train Nu W,,k*' breaker struck a ** *t the station tliere. a,wa>'8 aPt to look •dub,. .JUt n°* neiar|y so out ***10 father Pr're* P*'** I’or tltem BUI STICK BATTUC, American letgur. Player*— nb hits pit Speaker .... 4»►» 18* .379 Cobb 492 179 3fi3 Jackson . 542 189 .348 National I rogue. < Chase . 477 loti .327 < Duubert . . \40« 130 320 < Wheat . f. 14 lt'.4 319 « 1 SERBS’ DRIVE BULGURS ! BACK TOWARD FRONTIER &VLONIK1, Sept. 16.—Victorious Serbian troops are driving the de feated Bulgarians back toward the j Serbo-Greek frontier in the diree- j Ition of the Serbian town of Monastir, said a Serbian official statement is sued here early today. The Bulga rian losses were enormous, one regi ment losing 1,500 men. THREE GOVERNS MEET IN CORN GROWING COUNTV. LEBANON, Ind., Sept. 16.-- Boone county, famous as the home of prise winning corn, today entertained three governors: Samuel M. Ralston of Indiana, a native of the county; Thomas G. Bilbo of Mississippi and Governor Pleasant of Louisiana. The southerners came to help the Indiana governor make the county’s celebration of Indiana’s centennial a success, i BUENOS AIRE'S REPORT SHOWS GRAIN' GOING TO THE ALLIES. BUENOS AIRES. Sept. 16. — Argentina's wheat has been sold al most exclusively to the allies dur ing the last six months. It has be«n shipped, with practically no exceptions, in British bottoms. The export was 1,379,962 tons, of which the United States took less than 100,000. GERMANY IS BLOCK LOAN ID BELGIUM LOAN MADE TO THAT GOVERN MENT MIST BE WITH COV SENT OF GERMANY. United States Government Advised Uiat If Such Ia«vn Is Made With out Previous Consent It W’lll Re Held Void./ -- WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.—Ger many will consider null and void any loan United States bankers may mak to Belgians with Belgian railway se curities as a guarantee of the loan unless previous consent is obtained from the German government, Am bassador Bernstorff told the state de partment today. The text of the statement is as follows: “The imperial German govern ment asks its ambassador at Wash ington to inform the state depart ment that in view of the statement that in view of the statement that |the Belgian government is trying to (contract a loan in the United States for the purpose of disposing of the (Belgian state railways that any ar rangements made during the German (occupation or without previous con sent from the German government (will be considered null and void by j Germany.” (SAVES FELLOW PRISONER FROM KILLING HIMSELF tLITTLE ROCK, Ark.. Sept. 16.— Otto Robisch o! Pine Bluff, who. of ficers say, has confessed to the mu. der and robbery of Oto:: ’""ibogo. a young Italian of Lexington, Ok., ■at Pine Blufr last week, preverted ;a fellow prisoner from commit! i'.g suicide in the county jail here. Leslie Gray, also a Pine Bluff youth, charged with forgery, had at Itempted to hang h aiself in his cell. U'nable to make tin jailers hear his lories. Robisch held t "ay in his arms [for nearly a half hour, thus prevent- j ling strangulation. itoDiscb was ex hausted when help finally came. lolUTS IF Ot|,|5|\. National League. j limbs— today even win low | llruoklyn .5#7 ,.1M «t>3 .5** itilUdelphia ..Mil .MS .51*0 .575 ( ' Ihxitin .577 .5ml .57:1 * j A merlcn n I engur. 1 Boston ,57« .57# .572 Detroit .574 — .577 .570 i« hiewgo .571 - .574 .507 HERMAN* ADMIT DEFEAT AT HANDS OF HRITISH — BERLIN, Sept. lti.—In hot fight-j Ing north of the Somme yesterday i the Rrittsh forced the Hermans out of the villages of Courcelctte. Mai tlnpuch and Fler*. it was officially admitted this afternoon. ITALIANS Oil OFFENSNE I QNTHEISONZO FRONT! ROME, Sept. lfi. - Italian troop*. I are now on the offensive on the whole Isonzo front from Qorltz to the sea and the Austrian line has been broken at several point* The Austrian losses during the last two j days of fighting exceed ten thou- j sand, it Is reported DOT TO SPEAK PRESIDENT WILSON CANCELS ENGAGEMENT TO SPEAK IN ST. Mills WEDNESDAY. BIKER TAKES PUCE On Account of the Death of IDs Sis ter President Calls Off Engage ments—Secretary of War to Speak for Hint. Ily Robt. i. Render. ASBURY PARK, N. J., Sept% lfi. —President Wilson today cancelled his engagement to address the Na tion Life Insurance Underwriters’ association at St. Louis on Sept. 20, following receipt of the news of the death of his sister, Mrs. Anne E. Howe, at New London, Conn. His engagements for Monday and Tuesday of next week were also can celled. The president has asked Secretary of War Baker to speak for him at St. Louis. The engagements for the president to speak at Balti more Sept. 24th still standB. The president and Mrs. Wilson1 will probably meet Miss Margaret Wlison, Joseph Wilson, the presi dent’s brother, and other members of the family, who whl leave New; London with the body of Mrs. Howe, at Trentoft, N. J. From there they will go with the body to Columbia, S. C.; where It will be burled beside the body of her husband. The president and Mrs. Wilson will meet the funeral train at Tren ton tomorrow afternoon. D1PSEA MARATHON RUN TODAY IN CALIFORNIA. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16.—The best distance runners in San Fran cisco and the bay region will par ticipate in the twelfth annual Dip sea Marathon to be run tomorrow from Mill Valley to Willow camp. The Olympic club, which will stage the event, reports a record entry list for the cross country classic. Tne race is a handicap affair open to registered athletes over 16 NAYIL BATTLE IN EULFJF BOSNIA HKL1KVKD THAT GERMAN AND RUSSIAN NAVAL FORCES ARK ENGAGED. Heavy Firing Hit* Been Heard Along the Swedish UoMt—Thick Fog Obscure* FlghUra. LONDON. Sept. 16.—'The Morning Post received a dispatch from Stock holm to the effect that the German and Russian naval forces were engag ed in a battle in the Gulf of Bosnia, north of the AUand Islands. Heavy firing was heard along the Swedish coast, but because of a heavy fog U was Impossible to observe the fight ing more closely. DEATH CLAIMS OM«Y SlsTKIt Ol' 1*10 SHU NT WILSON OIKS IT IIKit HOMK IN NKW MAHON. PRESIDENT ADVISED chief f:\erutlve Wi»» Immellnirlf ! Ailvivd iif the Heath of Ills Sister—Ituilal Will He In South Cati lln*. NKW LONOON. <’*nn., Rept-. 1* Mrs. Anne K. Ilovfe, the only sinter of President Wilson, died her« I ___— .. __ MRS. ANNB MOWS. j this morning at t>:3ll o’clock. At j the bedside when death cum ewere | Joseph Wilson, the president’s broth [or; Mrs. Howe's two sons. Wilson | and George Howe, and her daughter, Mrs. Cothran, and Miss Margaret Wilson. I President Wilson, who was In INTO ATOMS AMMONIA PLANT OK CHEMICAL COMPANY WRECKRH BY A . TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. FOOD Klip DEAD From Four to Ten Men Were Killed and Several Injure*!—Parts or Bodies Found M .iue ins tance From Building. PITTSBURGH. Pa.. Sept. 10.— An explosion that wrecked tlie am monia rliyrstalll/ing plant of the Aetna Chemical com pan) at Oakdat* 1 at midnlKht resulted in four to ten deaths and in the serious Injury of several others. ('omiMtny officials admitted the loss'of lour men. The Identified dead are John Paul and It. It. Dolibs. Dohhs was sii|terintendeat and was directing the work when tin- plant blew up. The laalles and parts of Isslies were found mure fliun one hundred feet from the n recked building. Dobbs' death was estahllsliisl by small pieces of flesh hearing peculiar marks. Several nearby buildings vv en damages! and windows were broken by the explosion, the cause of which bus not lieeo learned. Km ploy es of tlie Aetna Chemical company's plant at Oakdale, when* the explosion wrecked Ihe uilrate building, declared this afternoon lliat i prolmhly more than a -coif had been | killed in the l*lu»t. One employe said he entered the adjoining building ! and counted eleven lashes. These he said were exclusive of the eight d<-ad. whose scattered reiiuiins have , been found. An investigation lias already been started by the manly officials to de termine the cause of the exploelon. formed At (mc« of hi* titter* death, will not rnnie here, it was under »:.»cnd ca*ly todov H*» and Mrs. Wilton will tc »mpan> the body to South Carolina for burial, however I Mr* Howe had been constantly' under the Influence of opiate* since President Wilton wa* here early In the week, 1 tenth was due to perito nitis a.id complication*. Mr*. Howe wa* born In Virginia and. like her brother, wa* educated tiiere. She had two son*. Wilton Howe of Prlmo*. a suburb of Kwartto rn ore, Pa . and connected with the Pennsylvania railway. and Hr. Ocorge Howe, n professor at the I’nlvettUy of North Carolina, and a di lighter. Mr*. Perrin Cothran of Raleigh. N. C„ fir*. Howe wa- sixty year* old Iasi Friday FHE HUES RECIPilE -GREEK JOWR OF FIORIRI LONDON. Sept 1« Huttlan and I'leneh troop*, co-operating with the Serbians, ate reported to have recap tured the important Greek town of Kloilna troni the Mulgnrinns, said a Central New* Agency dispatch re ceived from Sgioniki today. BREAK SEEMS TO BE NEAR IJITt'H MAY (KTt K IN MMJOTI.%-j TIONS OVKH TilK MEXH’AN j IMHtDKK PMOULEM I DELICATE POINT II Ik Admitted Tl lit I lie Negotiations Have Hcadicd a Delicate Stage, • Difference of View Aa U> Patrolling Itonler. * NEW LONDON, Conn.. Sept. 1«,— Tim Amerlmn-Mexlcan negotiations rcr.chotl a delicate point today. Whether Carranza's willingness Is more Important thaii able to patrol the border was tho vital question upon which the negotiation* are turning. So fur as surfaee Indica tions go the first chief will proon Idy take over the duties which have devolved upon General Pershing's , column, but the fact that hla repre- j fntatlves have not committed them selves to such a scheme make* the peg dlatlons at this stage extremely mportant and delicate. As matters now stand the American comm la donors are in favor of Carranza doing most of the patrolling of Cv I, rder with a sort of Mexican police. Ihe Mexican commissioners proposed j Joint International police. Now ihe American commissioners want l arranza to furnish a strong f >rce. Today In the absence of the Mexi can commissioners the American ’onfoeres indicated the belief that no hitch Is In sight. The Mexicans ,iuve despaired of getting a loan rom Wall street and have decided to turn to the small bankers. ilOHK CHICAGO HANKS IK K TO 1IK CT-OHKD CHICAGO, Sepf. 16. — Beveral uore private banks in Chicago nre lue to close their doors shortly, ac ■orrilng to a statement today of Mae ay Hoyne, state’s attorney, who de clared he knew of a number of sticlt 'one-horse, one-man Institutions ” Further investigation Into the af fairs of Michniuk n Sans, private jankers, was promised for today. EIGHT PERSONS IHJUHEO WHEN SWITCH EH SIDESWIPES NKW YORK. Sept 16 Blgbt pet ions were injured here today when a I’ennsyl'.anla passenger train was tldeswi|ted by a switch engine at the •ntrnnce of the Hudson river tunnel. BELIEF GROWS THAT BREMEN IS NEAHING AMERICAN COAST NKW LONDON, Conn., Sept. It;.— There is a renewal of the belief that the German sub-merchantman is nearing this port. This is indicated by activities around the pier of the Eastern Fir warding company today. Haul Hilken. who directed the ar rangements for the arrival of the Deutschland, reached here today. MIT 6® MM BRITISH 01 TIE SOMME mo WAt.Kit lAwm:!* os THK KI WTION NKW YORK. S«>pt tr. Tim l«rir»'»t presidential Imt rworib **d on Wall Hi root wan post oil l>> a ooitwnlmiim i inn today who placed n waiter of $ to.000 to fit,000 that Hughe* would h# elected. VEHZEUS MIT TET HEAD THE REWJREER MINISTRT LONDON, Sept 16 Premier Zniniix lias finally ile< lined to at tempt to reform the Greek cabin.t and has suggested to King ('onatnn tint- that former Premier Venlaehn, leader of the pro-allied war pnrtv. lie Invited to hind the new niinintry. said an At Iieus dispatch to the KvVn iitk Star today. PLAN NAVIGATION RKTWiKKN ONTARIO AND IKTH40N RIVER ALBANY. N Y., SepL 16 Thru iinvlgatlou via the New Yorit Barge canal Is planned for spring hy State Engineer Frank Williams from Os wego to l.ake Ontario nod the Mud-' aon river. Williams Is Inventlgutlng toduy to get an Idea of the cost It was ex pected that the Pnlted States gov ernment would help in tills work, but thero Is no preaent Indication that it will. STILL TRYING TO FIND. MAN TO FORM r.llIINKT LONDON. Sept. 16 A Renter dispatch from Athens today stated that Monsieur Calngeroponloe has been Intrusted with the Privation of a new Greek cabinet. CONFEDERATE HERO IS MUSTERED OUT GENERAL RAHIL I>lrKK PAHHKD AWAY AT NEW YORK FOL LOWING OPERATION. Right Hand Man of General Morgan in Raids Through Indiana and Ohio Passed Quietly Away. Early Today. NEW YORK, Kept. Ht.—Brigadier General Basil Ifuke died here Ogluy. General Ifuke was "II years old. He wax liorn In Kentucky and la notv known In Louisville at a lawyer. He wax the author of many hook* on the civil war. General Ifuke suffered an infer tim of the foot while visiting Isis daughter here recently. Ho wax taken to the Presbyterian hospital where an alteration wax performed. It became necessary later to remove lilx leg at the knee. The shock < t the alteration was hxt severe for him j to withstand. General Ifuke was second In com-1 maud of the famous Morgan cavalry j of Kentucky. When t'aptain John j I*. Morgan lirst fanned Ills company j at the outliccuk of the civil war Ifuke was made first lieutenant. As the command grew Ifuke rose in rank with Morgan. He was Morgan's main reliance in his raid through Indiana aiul Ohio and many w riters have plac ed hint among the heroes of the con federacy . President Rtatsevelt appointed Gen eral Basil Ifuke us one at the trustees of (lie f *hirkaiitnugu park, a |ssdtloii he held until his death. He is sur vived hy Several daughters and one son, ( ulvtn .Morgan Ifuke of Ixiui* ville, Ky. Ills wife, who died none jyearx ago, was u stater of General Morgan. lULGAKIAN HKTKKAT IS AHMITTKIf BY THE GERMANS BERLIN, Sept. 16—A further re treat by the Bulgarian right wing In northern Greece Is offlcaily ad | mltted by the German office today BIG TO IS GOING OR VHMJiNT KlGHTING STILL URG ING rktwkk.n hhitihh and Germans north nomhk. THE BRITISH CHS Line Ha* Keen Thrust htrttMtl More Than Five Thousand Varda. Three More Villages Held lip the Hriliah. MINI MIN. Kept. Id.—The British ■enter haa thrust forward to a point five thousand yard* north of lYutr rtvux w<mkI* In a violent battle now iaging north of the Montntc. tlnwgl llalg tepiMnl to tie war of fire to day. The whol* villages of t 'owrceleue, Martlupurh and Her* are firmly In the hand* of the British. Klve hun dred prisoners were raptured, mak ing a total of u.ftoo Germans offi cially reported captured In the first forty-eight hours of the renewed Somme offensive. The Itritisli gains of yesterday, linked with the groat French ad vance early In the week, completed the task of smash log completely the whole of tlie German third line po sitions ou practically the whole of the Homme front umter attack, On ly at Thlepval, where the German works hare delayed the Hrltlah ad vance, are the Germans still1 cling ing to llie thin I line. Thlepval was ■ tit (tanked hy the British who rup tured < ’oureelette yeaterday after oooif and Its rapture In the next Hrltlah advance appear* certain. The new* of the British sneress rs, coupled with the 'allies’ grant gains In the Balkan* and the re sumption of the Italian drive on Tri este, has aroused the London pub lic to n high pitch of enthusiasm. How large a part tlie new armor rd motor cars are playing In the British advance Is not yet known, Inti military critic* believe the new war terrors have wrought havoc among the German*. Dubbed "Wil lies'* by tlie Tommie* the new ear* present a terrifying appearance alien in action. Their trial behind the front lias convinced General Haig if their worth. The British advance yesterday morning wna followed by a terrible deluge of shells that poured oat ok the German work*. ( oureelette village was literally blown off the may before the human llud liegan rolling down upon the Teutons. The first stroke carried the British to I'oureauv wood* and Into the outskirts of Hern, Hharp liuyonette and grenade fight ing drove tlie Gernia nmaehine gun ner* from thiir last position behind the mins of the town and Klenn was in possession of the attackers before ins in. The hardest fighting occurred on the wings. The Germona dung ten aciously to f'ourrelctte because of i|a position on the flank of Theibral. The German*, driven out of the vil lage by a powerful smash, re-formed about the cemetery a*d counter-at tacked time and again yeaterday af ternoon in an effort to re-capture the town. Near Maginturrh a ruined mill hut been converted into a strongly forti fied iMisItion, from liehiud which the Teutoit* lout many successive coun ter-attack*. It AIN HTOI>N THREE G A M EH IN NATIONAL UKOOKLYN, N. Y.. Sept. 16. Htooklyn won a race against an im minent rainstorm yesterday, beating Pittsburgh. 8 to t. in five Innings, increasing her lead over Philadelphia to two ful^ games. Eight hits, in cluding a home run drive by Wheat, with the bases full, netted eight rung in the second inning. It was the 'twenty-eighth straight game in which Wheat has made one or Store hits.