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7*1V. WAXAHAC HIE, TEXAS, TI'ESDAY. (K'TOKKK 17. .rtOTFKXJUVE l.Al'XCHKI) BV Ltru» 'M» ukkmams ,OR HI MAMAV FBOXTIKK. Teuton Force* Ain Attacking v |lunofn Front South <*f Uti k(lw|M—lEiintaniaii* Also Fader Heavy Fire. UtN'DOV. October 17.—Aiming to i wedge between the Russian ml Rumanian armies the A list ns. h«ve lannelieil a great new gfeastve near the northwestern !r,«i«r of Rumania. Teuton forces, according i (W'ltrad dispatches, nre attock miV Russian front south of Jiu l^u near tire point where the BiwUnn ami Rumanians Joined (rfK The Austrian and German nr ullees announced that the Hus nu had been driven back at this pM. Berlin dispatches lejiorted the knnisas falling bark across tlielr on frontier. Etery indication points to the !>e jaaiag ,,| General von Hindenberg’s mM) heralded eani|siign to ernsli hnaaia. Hr Teuton attai k suddenly be tim m re violent south i»f Kron. ■wit nhere General Falkenhnyn Is nmnpting to break through the Ru ntiian line. ■wtth of Kronstadt the Anstro t<nnan» are attacking in large force n| heavy fighting is going on on teaman soil. Ii Dnhrudjn there has been no Ante in the situation in the past hf days according to statements hut the Russian, Rumanian. Rul ahan and German war offices. Ike •tatements are refuted by Prtnfrad wireless dispatches, un* " firmed from any other source. *;i»K the Russians and Rumanians W ton a great victory again before bnrio iind advanced tlieir lllie.more An thirty miles. Ill OFFENSIVE HISJEEN HALTED ® Al'STRO-OKRMAN ATTACK « THR Rl’MANIAN FRONT HAS BEEN CHECKER. 'Hfire Statement from l*etro *'rul *»)’* Several Enemy At tark* Have Been Repulsed Hj Russian Troops. ^WitOGRAB, Oct. 17.—The new German offensive on the Hu* fto«tt south of Oorna has fherked. It was officially .an* I***1 today. Tim Russians have ^ *H*veraI eneiuy attacks south 'twilja awl fighting lu»s broken °* <He whole front. ADMITS »SHOT HER FATHER 1,*!*'RV HUBERTS Slit K >TS 2S. worm H^Tl K\ to MOTHER. Nts hiring Three Htillels 'H,r Kath«r, Or. Roberts, ‘'•Uowiiig a Walk l.ate In Evening. L.4?00, Oetober IT.—Miss Fern 16- confessed todav > 8ofc*r! 0t her fa,ber. Dr. Frank i*. JV4 Prominent dentist, last * k*r **e refused to return Her from whom he is k tin. e vv,s 8b°t three times, ^ 1 -ecote-. N. *;«- the police that she ^tithe, ^accu8,°me.i walk with ^ ktr „ emi‘ns She lives 'm 4,1,1 ^ft Dr. Roberts t ear her home. Af e- he refused to 'vturn to her mother, who is now believed to he in New Orleans, she ilnnv a revolver, she says, and shot ;le father three times. She fled j **own nn alley to her aunt'3 home j where she was arrested early today. He: mental condition will be exam ined. .Miss Hober|g< said a bullet which wounded her in the right knee was accidental. She told the police that the revolver exploded in some wav "hen she was running down the alley. NKW STORM WARNING ISSl’KI) TO GIT.H PORTS. ————— I WASHINGTON. Oct. 17. — The tropical storm is moving northward a< n-ss the Gulf of Mexico and north east stoim warnings were ordered today by the weather bureau from Cnrrabal, Fla., to Galveston, Texas. There may be some question as to whether history repeats or not, but a lot of people do. BEniNG GHICAGQ GIVES HUGHES LONG END OF ODDS CHICAGO, Oct. 17.—Jim O'Leary, Chicago’s famous gambler, now quotes Charles E. Hughes as favor ite in the coming presidential elec tion at 1 to 2 with President Wood iow Wilson on the short end of an 8 to 5 bet. He quotes the socialists and prohibitionists at a 1,000 to 1 figure. ✓__ HAS NARROW ESCAPE FROM HORRIBLE DEATH PHYSICIAN OF TACOMA DRAGGED THREE I1LOCKS ON A Hl'H WAY TRAIN LAHT NIGHT. Was Caught. Ret ween Door and Hide of Car When Guard Closed llie Dooi'—Passenger Haw His Plight. NEW YORK. Oct. 17.—Clinging to the door of a subway train D* Ivan Ralabonoff, aged 60, of Taeo n<a, Washington, narrowly escaped death in the tube last night liefore he was released after the train had proceeded three blocks. The guard closed the door as the physician was entering the car with his head and shoulders outside and his legs inside ! the car. There was such a dense crowd that his plight was not dis covered until a passenger saw his legs and cried to the guard. When the train was stopped the doctor was dragged to safety. He escaped with only a few bruises. TRAGEDY OF SOMME IS NEAR A CLIMAX 1;EKI.1\ SAYS THE ENGLISH AND FRENCH HAVE SUFFERED FRIGHTFUL LOSSES. When British Attacked Germans In | Gucflecourt They Were Mowed I low ti Ily Rifles and Machine Guns. I _ BERLIN, October 17.—"The trage dy of the Somme is near a climax.” according to the semi-news agency, reporting further frightful English and French losses in the recent un successful attempts to break through I the German Hue north of the river. When the British rushed forward for an attack on Guedeeourt the Rlx German divisions left in the des troyed positions, tua r face of the approaching enemy, luni , loose rifle and machine gun fire into j tiie dense masses of the advanc.rg i enemy. Those crowded columns, i i ! some places, were literally mowed j down. “A detailed report shows that at ; tacks between Octoi sr 8th and 13th ! are t;> be accounted in the largest fighting action on the whole Sorams fiont," the military critic wrote in the semi-official news agency. ’ Ttiim WITH TMK ( \ MHIl ATI’S ' Democrat Proairient Wilson 1 is resting at Shadow l.awn preparatory to hi* trip to Chi cago and othej points Wednes day and Thursday Republican Judge Hughes will make three speeches In South Dakota today, winding up tonight with an address at Sioux City. Iowa. Socialist Allen Reoson, who will speak at Pasadena. Cal . to night, reached there this morn ing and is spending the day resting. Prohibition J. Frank Man ly and the prohibiten special arc iu Michigan today. Tonight u meeting will he held at South Rend, Indiana. WILSON READY FOR Tf WEST PRKKIMCNT LKAVKH TOMORROW HIR CHICAGO WHKRK HK MARCH TllltKK Sl'KKCHKH. M THL VDTE1S He W1U Get In Touch With Thou uunds of Voter* on Hitt Trip to Chicago and Return—Three Hoar* In .New York. LONG BRANCH, N. J., October IT. —Leaving at 11 o'clock tomorrow morning President Wilson will start on his trip to Chicago, during which he will make three addresses there and be brought In touch with voters of twenty-six cities and towns thru slops his special train will make. The president will be in New York about three hours Wednesday. Ar riving at the Pennsylvania stntion at 12:30 he will go to the Grand Central terminal by automobile, leav ing there at one o’clock. He will go by the way of Buffalo and Albany and will stop at more than a score of points. The president does not plan to turn the trip into a “stumping tou •” by delivering speeches wherever the train stops, but will merely greet the crowds that gnthe- to see him. He will return from Chicago by the way of Pittsburgh. NEAR CRISIS INJREECE FRENCH SAILORS HAVE PLANT ED FIELD GUNS AND MA CHINE GUNSIN CAPITAL. j It I* Believed That a Serious Crisis Is Approaching In Athens—Ma rine* Are Landed at Piareus. LONDON, Oct. 1".—Intimation that a serious crisis is approaching at Athens was contained in dispatch es from the Crock capital today. French sailors have occupied the mu nicipal theater and have planted field guns and machine guns in read iness for instant action, said a dis patch to the Evening News. An earlier dispatch from Athens reported the landing of marines at Piareus to reinforce the Athens po lice and prevent “threatened trou ble." Allied troope havo also taken possession of the battleships Kilkish, Averoff and Temlos. SOLDIER FOUND MERER HIS Mill inioni EL PASO. Texas. Oct. 17.—Every effort is being made by military and civil authorities to identify the sol dier found dying, with a great Jag ged hole In his head, in an alley in the Mexican quarters of the city eurly today. Ttw> wounded man did not carry any identification tag TEDDY WILL INVADE WEST THK niMIMX MT\IITKI» To|»\\ U\ HIS BIO TO! K OK Till: WKSTKKX STATKH. WILL SHELL WOODS! - | llo |« to Mnk<' a S>rls of lloar riatfonn S|hwIim In Konlnrk.v anil Opon lloal Offoimlvo In Liuitavllle. — NKW YORK. Oct. 17 The re | publican campaign drow out today Fils best bower Theodore Rouse- j velt. The colonel left at 10:30 this] ! morning on his Mg wostern trip. | I lie is to speak in five states Kea-j tueky, Arizona. New Mexico, Colo-, ; rado a ad Illinois. The major part of the colonel's[ [efforts will he made In Kentucky, j where he is scheduled for thirteen | stops and short platform speeches j [before swooping down on Louisville' for the real offensive of the tour, j I Offensive Is meant In both ways., Tho colonel snld, upon leaving to-] day. that he Intends to make It as j much that way as possible to do. j Tho colonel will begin speaking at Falmouth at 8:30 tomorrow morn ing. He will have mighty scant m tervala of rest until he completes his short talks at Lebanon Junction at 0:48 in the evening. Ho w ill arrive In E-ouiavIlle nt 7:30 In the evening where for three and a hnlf hours he will stop. Here ho will deliver a carefully prepared ad dress. The schedule for his New York state trip, trip to Pittsburg and per haps a few places in Indiana and Ohio will not tie decided until the colonel returns to New York Octo ber 28. IRON WORKER FULLS TO DEKTHJROM BRIDGE JOHN JETER TRIPS OVER NAIL AND I’Lt'NGKS FIFTY FEET TO HIS DEATH. Accident Occurred on the Old Com merce Street Bridge at Dallas. Workmen Were Remov ing Flooring. ! DALLAS. Texas, Oct. 17. Trio- j ping on a nail which protuded front a plunk which was being removed from the center span on the old Commerce street bridge cost John Jeter his life this morning. When Jeter stumbled he fell a distance of fifty feet, striking ills head. ili* skull was badly crushed nnd lie was unconscious after striking the ground. Other workmen summoned tite city ambulance and Jeter was hurried to the emergency hospital, hut was dead when he was placed on the operating table. Jeter was an iron worker, nnd was engaged with other workmen in re moving planks from the center span of the old bridge in preparation for the new structure. lie was about twenty-four years of age and resided on Harwood street. FARMERS ARE BUSY COUNTING PROFITS THEY DO NOT HAVE TIME TO WOKKY OYEK THE DIVISION OK SPOILS. The Whole Country Is Kx|>c*ruwiii« t'ltf-vamplcd l*ii»|>eril.v—The IVhs-s of All Products High. INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 17 The American farmer has never seen such a widespread period of agricultural prosperity as that of the present year, according to II. E. Stockbridge, president of the National Farmers' Congress, who addressed the dele gates here this afternoon. "The great staple crops have been abundant and the prices high," he declared, "although the farmer still fails to receive a fair share of the products of the farm. However, the milk men of New York, the cotton farmers of the south, the grain grow ers of the west and the hog growers of the middle states are too busy counting profits to worry about the division of spoils." wT \ rt Tl T«» It* HIT. I\ 1.1 I limit \Tiii \t «.r;m*»in itt. OI TTYsm ittj. IV . Oct. IT. Tiie much dlsrmsed 'nt"»nu menl to Gene al It >hctl K. I.ee, rommnnder of the Cottfede ate forces at the battle of Gettys burg. was dedicated on (Jetty* bn K field here today 'I he monument stands in West Con fedeiate avenue, close to the Round Tops and Is a tilbute to ■ \ jton of Virginia " Many prom inent men ami women from both north and south were present for the dedication. A maiyH enemies always enjoy seeing him get Into politic*, to Im prove their chances of taking a shot at him. mr EFFOBJS Fill I’KKHIIIKNT WILSON ADMITS UK HAS HKKX I'NAHIiK TO MKttKK IIKM* OF WARRING l*OWFits. DIFFERENCES EXIST IWhuhc of Important DID'rrontv* Still Existing IH«fCii Alllot ami Ontral Powers Presiilcnt Says III* Efforts in Vain. R> Rokt. J. Render. SHADOW DAWN. N. J , Oct. 17. -Hocaubo important differences c.tlll exist between the allied and central powers regarding supplies which may he sent to Poland. Pres ident Wilson announced today that he hail "not yet been successful In inducing the powers to conclude a definite settlement. Some week* ago President Wilson wrote it letter to the king of England, the president of France, the exar of Russia, the emperor of Germany and the emperor of Austria seeking tliolr co-operation in alleviating the suf fering of the Polish people. The president issued a statement today admitting his efforts had been In vain. He that laughs last Is sometimes an Kngllshmau who has Just caught H e drift of the Joke. FEEUKEFFECT Itlt.llKS IIKt.l\M Ml TO KHKI. tlltKATNKSS OK TASK TO All. IHtKSS THK VOTKKM. VOICE isjjried TIip Voice of the t'andidate More Strained Thau at Any Time Since lUginning Ills 8|>cech Mak ing Tour of t'ountry. MITUHKLH. S. I).. Oct. 17.— Judge Charles K. Hughes, candidate for president on the republican ticket, was beginning to realize to day that it is a “pretty severe con tract to attempt to address all the t people of the United States," us lie himself put it. Starting on a hur ried trip into Soutli liakota here to day the candidate found his voice more strained than at any time since lie began a most vigorous cam paign on August 6th in an endeavor to lay hi* policies before the people. The former supremo court Jus tice has changed considerably since talking to two million people of the United States in the ten weeks lie ha* been stumping the states. The* United I’ress correspondent noticed the fact that Judge Hughes is now a finished campaigner after starting out a little shy. ji little awkward and terribly backward i:i his public speaking, following six years seclus ion on the bench. His appearance is also changed. Those famous whis kers are now trimmed closer than at any time since he begun wearing them. His cheeks arc* almost clean shaven and this reveals a deep wrin kle*. deepened today by the* fatigue oi his labor* a* a campaigner. . . I \iirnm >lnn Kills Himself. NOt’ONA, Texas. (Wi 17 II. (1 Uibr.on shot himself at his homo yesterday morning at 7 o'clock Ho \ n;< one of tlie best known men in thi» aertlon, nnd nl the tint'' of Ills death was In tho mercantile business and was also the proprietor of a wagon yard. Auto Hits llngg) nt Knnls. KNNIS, Texas. Oet. 17. While an automobile was coining Into Knnls Saturday night, the lights went out and the ear rail Into a buggy driven by a negro woman, throwing her out nnd breaking one of her wrists. The home she wdr driving had one leg broken and the buggy was somewhat demolished. A lot of work Is neglected, nnd yet thoro is always someone to rise up nnd «ay the people should piny more. ELEG1R0CUTED IS SHE PREPARED fOR BATH CHICAGO. Oct. 17 All electric lu ll conducted through an electric heater Is believed to have sent Mrs. May I'e l,ace to her death by elec trocution In her home on Hie nouth side lust night. The woman, as nearly us could he ascertained by physicians called to I lie scene, was preparing for her hath nnd In some way came In contact with nn electric fixture anil the heater at the same One. Tim hHur rim a the strike TllTKD WITH HII.K .INI) HATIN’ HMAIX COFFIN ON IMHI’liAV IN HTR1KK HlMTItlCT. HOIking OH Worker Declares Man Can’t liaise a Family on Hll.no nml HfJ.no A Day—Hunger Fill* the Caskets, HAYONNK, N. J., October 17.—A tahy sized casket, tufted with silk and satin, was on display In the oil strike district here today. Ragged urchins playing In the at reacts shun It with dread for they have seen a lot of funerals in which the same kind of a casket was used. That little casket has something to do with the strike. ••We can't give the kids a chance and must keep filling those caskets," said a striker today. “I.et mo tell you that a man can't raise u family on $1.60 and $2.00 a day. That’s v bat tfiis strike Is all about. Prices are away up and the working man hasn't got a chance. It was hunger to stay Inside, and we had to quit and fight for a raise." The speaker's eyes were black from a strike fight, lie hud been taken for a "scab,” he said. "Some of the Poles have murder Ir their hearts,” he said, “but the thinking man doesn't approve ot trouble. He is for peaceful ways, But I guess maybe you would understand If you had a bunch of kids to raise on only $2.00 a day to raise them with.” All the strikers tell the same story — hunger ahead and small wages to meet increased prices, and police brutality. (HE BRITISH EXTEND THEIR LINE ORjOHHE FRONT LONDON. October 17.—British troops extended the Somme offensive north of tii« Anero lust night ami entered the enemy trenches west of Serro. General lluig reported this aftrnoon. Since lh" first day of the offensive the British drew Iheir lines closer t< Serie and the Germans driven brek. Tho Germans, holding strong positlns at Thlepval. made It inad visable to extend the operations fur ther north. Tho capture of Thlepval opened the v.ay for a widening of the front IS NOW OFjL TNK BANDIT HI NDBKD I MMATKD Mora Tlmn One Thnoennd RcenHl^ I'urtlj Armed, Hum Joined the IImimIIl Iralw ■—TIkwd» J': Dying From Hunger. Kli PASO, Texas, Oet. 17.—For the first time since the beginning at their campaign against Villa the Part ansa government official* admit the location nml Importance of the size of the iHimllt chief’s force*. The main body of WIO well armed men ami more than one thousand *• emits, partly armetl. Is at Teaman chic, atsmt 150 miles sonthwest of Kl Valle, tin' *ut her most posltloa nf the American expedition. A dfftachtnef* of Vllllstaa has been sent Into the foothill* of the Sierras by Villa, according to a message from General Trevino, rarranita com mander at <'hthnaha* t’ltjr, to <teu* oral Gonzales at Juarex, to recover machine guns, ammunition ami mtH fa'-y supplies hidden by the bandit leader several months ago. A large part of the population of Zacatecas Is threatened by starva tion unless aid Is given at once, ae> cording to a circular from an aid society sent to Juarex. The circu lar stated that two thousand persons had died of starvation In the capital of Zacatecas In the past four months and that typhus and yellow fever epidemics were raging now. FRENCH TlPIllflE NUMBER HOUSES Jll TWO VILLAGES PARIS. October 17. — French troops captured a number of houses In the villages of Hhllly and SaUllsle, northeast of fumbles, last night, It v. us officially announced today, nnd repulsed German cmiuter attacks. Ninety prisoners were taken. OFFICERS HD Dll WORKERS EMKE SHOTS KKsrm*TM>N or hoktimtikh ix KTHIKK KITI’/ITIOX MAHKKD IIY TWO ( I/YMHKM TODAY. ! Two Strikers Were Injured ami Five Armitcd Karl) Today—-.At tempt t<i Brt Hiw to till Plant. HAYONNE. N. J.. Oct. 17.—Re sumption of hoatllltiea lu tho strike situation was market! by two clash 's today between striking oil work era and policemen in which shots were fired in an alleged attempt to sot fire to the Tidewater plant. Tho settlement of the strike had been expected today. About one hundred Btrikers, some of whom were armed, resisted a half dozen special policemen who drove away strikers from the Jcraey end of the viaduct Just before dawn. Two strikers were* injured and three arrested. Two special policemen exchanged allots witli several strik ers near the same point a few min utes later and two more men were . arrested. HOUSED RUES DR COTTON • SEED PRODUCTS UNJUSTIFIED WASHINGTON, Oct. 17.—-The in terstate commerce commission today found unjustified the proposed in crease of 25 to 30 per cent per hun dred pounds in carload rates on cotton seed cake, meal and hulls from South Texas points to Kansas City and points making tho asms rates.