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WAXAHACHIE DAILY LIGHT
VOLtMK MWV. WAXAHACHIE. TEXAS a:i ' v. NOVEMBER 4» »9»6 Hf UST FIVE «S LONGER .HJTHAb UKADFRS IN ItKI.Mli ERI'T ( \imtai h MKK NO ^ EARLY KNT> *»K \\ All. inarj finish ^jMtions Arc That War Will ( on. tintit* Until Kwh Hhle Is liar tinill.v F\ haunted Without * Decisive Victory ■ Editor's Note: After more than [oar months spent in South America uJ Europe. Roy W. Howard, prom pt of the United Press Associa 30D;, has returned to New A’ork. S'liile abroad Mr. Howard obtained [•ora leaders in France. England and itraany their personal views on the rar and the chanees for peace, joafh they made the statements iider a pledge that no direct quo jtion be furnished as a basis for the , inclusion reached below. Howard 1 tss one of the very few neutrals j (emitted to \isit the leaders in bel-j ifptent capitals.) By ROW W. HOWARD. I “resident of the United Press. NEW YORK. Nov. 4.—Nowhere | i either England, Fianre or Uer- j uny is there nnything Indicating 1? approaehirg end of the war. fn m country are there any indications tat the struggle will be ended in he next few years. On the other and the indications are that the end I smachifarthc ■ off. Lord Northcliffe, j noted probably more often than j ay other man, forecasts a long war isd is urging Great Britain to make j iocalculations based on peace inside! if live years. Although ptshing the offensive on! be Somme with great vigor the, Iritish land forces will not have \ drained the ir fullest military j trength befor next summer. In the! Mnsi figures of the Somme drive | be French were only called upon j cprotect the right, wing of the Brit-: sb lore, but they have taken more! round and more prisoners than thej Iriiish, indicating that the French i use a vast reserve. So also was the j lew thrust in Verdun. Ou the other hand the idea has wirred in the allied countries that lermany is neither exhausted nor Meated. Yet Germany wants peace 'And admittedly wants peace veryj *dh—but the French and British ' »blic has misunderstood or mis-' unstrued this. Germany wants! iw* now, not because she has been j !«.patPd, but because she feeds that \ b« is nearer a military victory than! bp believes she can again come.1 'frmany, it is admitted, is surfeited j r"“ ®ar' but it is insisted tlint Eng- i Ul! and France are equally so. The! o'rmans say that at the present ! Ate of the Somme offensive in time! -^casualties England and her al l>! "ill be bankrupt before the A®*’- push" can reach the Rhine. uf Germans ridicule the idea that d offensive can penetrate the: defenses. T-e past e.ghteen months has1 I worked great <hangos in the he’lig j erent capitals. Paris has changed least; is brighter ami gayer, ard a i shade nearer normal, even though • war is the nil engrossing Idea. Her I Jin has become more sombered. The food situation has not worked th. havoc with stomachs as thi' allies jr.ic likely to believe. It is having | its effect on nerves but the dlfficul i iy is net so much in thi icarelty of food ns in the soaring prices. | Everywhere the question Is asked. I '■ hen is peace coming? But thi re is j no evidence of fear or a voice of dis j satisfaction in the government or | arm?' When peace is talked of by i the average German it is a peace full | * f honor to Germany, a peace credi j table to the Germany that lias con quered Belgium, Poland and Ser bia and (he richest districts in France—the Germany that is over running Rumania which even a war of attrition is still adding to its cap; turod territory. Hut it is London that has under gone the greatest transformation. In the fall of J9H the Englishman talked glibly of "business as good as usual;" last spring he said the war would probably drag over into 1916. and now he is chafing under the up set of business routine. Today there is no business, no routine, except the business and routine of making war munitions. Peace as a topic of con versation has been tabooed. More men, more munitions, more money, that is all that is heard now. The Englishman now wants a perfect or- J gunization behind the battle line with me puiitiviaiis Ket?iJiug im?ir minus ; off General Haig. Tliese are the j cole topics of comment now. The British nation, after two years of muddling, stumbling and blunder ing is finally in the war clear up to Jchn Bull's eye-brows. The zest for war in London is only compara ble to the tidal wave of patriotic j fervor with which Berlin was seized in the autumn of 1914. They are unable to comprehend J that Englishmen have a full under- | standing and have agreed to pay the | price necessary to accomplish the i complete knock-out of Germany, j Neither is there in Germany a full realization of the extent to which the British will go in their peace de mands. Un lhe other hand very few j appreciate Germany’s offensive j strength, and false impressions have! gone out that the German peace de sires are predicated on fears. Gcr- j many could not consider peace on any terms the allies would mention. \v hat they w ant now is not peace but Germany completely broken It will take years of more punish ment than has yet been inflicted by the allies before any such peace can ho inilicted upon Germany. On the other hand there is no possible chance lor peace on terms even ap proaching the terms the allies ask until financial ruin has forced a com promise. Either condition promises much but early peace. YEGG MEN DYNAMITE BANK ESCAPE WITH *10,0041 CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 4.—Af ter cutting all wires leading into Okotoks, forty miles from here to day, yeggmen leisurely dynamited the Merchants bank and escaped with $10,000 in cash. Subscribe for the Daily Light. R> h :\uy wood. Cl.;;'1' iikaik^i aidi Nowii 'RMV N"V- 4.— | „ * ,,M "fhs "* *,im* fiKhUnK j '*b**?!:* feont 1,,e '*“•***• Vil*‘i S,L **• a,,‘ chctl to the: th* *,as *»<'!> tlaiiMeri- <1 «#_ n>nu front, the ne-v center ^ **"* *eria! activity. (vn Myers, n fti't- wver a! days »r comparative «|iiiet i>: the Verdun front, took part in the re :i itoisanres that preceded the Kreu ii victories at Veidun. The) ah! ' General Vivelk ir bis bold dash that v\<n bark Fort !> •inmont end Fort Vatu. Their trams r to the Somme front at this Uic i considered the h:uhe»t possible ui.r !i of 1 ranee’s confidence in the ability < f the Anter* icarts. %« nut with kihmt wnin. -- wm> mim mmm mm.mu ■■ ■ ^ --—-— - - ^ rm. *ktm The llev. Arthur Worthington, de Iolar»?<1 by a tribunal of the Prosby 'terian church at Poughkeepsie. N. Y., to be really Samuel Oakley Craw ford, has been deposed from the min istry. Some of th** evidence against him tended to show he had been pos sessed of eight wives, some of whom ate still living. From some of his wives he got neat sums, and has been able in the forty-odd years he has operated to make many thousand dollars. t if si p _ 41 ACTION in THK. NTJCCTION mi.mo' s^i Aimi.K. .1 itili;if«*iif of Court t»f Civil tppculs llrvCfHMl .-ml District Court \ cr. dirt Ai firmed—4 omniil tee Without \ulhoriiy. AKRT1N. Texas, Nov. 4. The su preme court today, acting on the (’. E. (illtnor* Injunction case which seeks to rest ruin the state democratic committee front certifying the name of (’. H. Hurd lea ton us a candidate for railroad commissioner, reversed the judgment of the court of civil appeals and affirmed the district court of Tarrant county. Knder the ruling the committee was without authority In certifying the candidate. The opinion was written I by Judge Nelson Phillips and was j concurred in by Justice Haw kins, j Justice Yiintls dissented. - 11 ' 1 - J ■' — ■— ' ■■■ T >lfk Ml \T> •rn|!H>N rKN.” "*• - - - ■ - r~MgS. ARTHUg M. PObflf \ Mrs. Arthur M. Itodfti*, president ^of the National Association Oppos ed to Woman Suffrage. Is on hh angry hunt for the "poison pen.*’ al leged to he owned by the National Ameriean Woman Suffrage assorl .iit<n. She exhibits two postal cards hearing the name of the suffrage or ganization. on w hich there Is a state ment tending to connect her society with the liquor Interests. She sus pects the cards were sent broadcast ) by some one in the interest of the |* effrage organization. THREE HUNDREO PERSONS PERISH IH THE SB OF STEWIERS THE AUSTRIANS LOSE HEAVILY TWfJXTY-FlVK THOUSAND KILL Kl>, WOCXOKI) OK CAPTl Rl;i) IN FOLK DAYS BY ITALIANS. LOSSES I SEVERE General ('mlnmii's New Sweep On Trieste Market! by the Fiercest Fighting Since the Beginning of the War. Ily John II. Hoarlcy. ROME, November I.—Twenty-five thousand Austrian soldiers were kill ed, wounded or captured in the first four days of General Cadorna’s new sweep on Trieste. No engagements on the Austrian and Italian front since the beginning of (he war have been marked by such fierce fighting. Battling in the Carso mountain lands the Italians and the Austrians met in hand to hand struggles that continued at some places all night. A specially furious combat preceded the capture of Veliki hi!! by the Italians. The summit was crowned with heavy Austrian artillery which threw a semi-circle of fire against the base and prevented the Italians from ad vancing in frontal attacks. Several small Italian detachments, under cover of darkness, reached the slopes on one side of the village just out side the fire zone, but not waiting for reinforcements sealed the sides and defied the enemy. After a brief encounter in which bayonets and dag gers were used the Italians succeed ed iu capturing the enemy’s battery. The victors signaled their success to their waiting comrades below, and then turned the captured guns on the Austrian defenses east of the eity. In the fighting southeast of Coritr Italian infantry charged over a wide area that had been flooded by the ; Vertoribiila river. At soute places they advanced for the attack in wa jter waist deep, holding their rifle; ’ ■ h above their heads. 1 estimated here that 100.000 I Austrians r.re d« feeding *bc Isoiizu line now under attack b. General Iradorna. Several Austrian b ttal •.ions have been practically wiped out. ; A tactful woman i one who cai , boss her husband and make bir.: like it. _____ T’nlesr, a boy is a good two-hand ed fighter, ho shouldn't he renuirer to wear curls. !.^. i ♦ ♦ !♦ STI'AMSHIP IM8ASTKUH ♦ <y WIIK H HAVK ♦ « ItKOt'OHT DIHASTKU ♦ !♦ ■ — ♦ « IKON—July 4, tlit- French lln- ♦ er l.a l$our#olnc collided with ♦ I# tlw steamer Cromartyshire, ♦ ♦ witii a loss ol 580 lives. ♦ ♦ 11112—April 14. the White ♦ ♦ Star liner Titanic collided with «■ ♦ an lecher# in the Atlantic ami ♦ ♦ sank, with a loss of I,<i85 lives. ♦ <> DM4—May 20, Die I a nut) Ian ♦ Paeiile liner Km press of Ireland ♦ collided with the Danisli collier ♦ !♦ Storstad in the St. lam fence ♦ !♦ river, with a loss of mole than ♦ ♦ 1,000 lives. ♦ ♦ 1010—Vovemlier 8, (lie llrlt- ♦ « ish steamers Connemara and ♦ ♦ lletriever collided In the Irish ♦ ♦ sea, with a reportitl loss of 800 ♦ ♦ lives. ♦ BY ED L. KEEN. BON DON, Novemlier I.—Three hundred persons nee believed lo have IKM’islicd in the sinking of the small British steamers Connemara and He* triever after a collision in the Irish sea last night. Only one snrvltor has I icon report ed so far. A man named lloyle, a member of the Retriever's crew, miraculously esea|Nxl death. Hr brought back the story of tlie great est sea disaster since tlie sinking of the Lusitania after tlie disappear ance of two ships with their passen gers and crews, forming a cunning ami untold sea mystery. Only fragment ary re|M>rts of the disaster had reached London this afternoon. Tlie < 'onneinara Is a ferry boat of the Iiondon ami Northwestern rail way line. The steamer left t.ieen ore, Ireland, about dusk yesterday evening for lloly Head, England, and collided with tin* inhouud steamer Bet riel er a few miles off the Irish coast. The < onneinara carried about I i fly-one passengers, lint so far as known none of them were Americans, j Siam after leaving (ireenore tlie • Connemara ran into a liolent storm. IMung'ng through the daiknes* and in.stmt with great difficulty the small steamer Hetrieirr, inbound .01 itx home port at Noury in < ai ling ford t.nugii, crashed into the t onne' mara. Whether or not tin Ketrlevei j carried any passenge s is not known j Vppurently only 11 I* w ol the pas 1,angers on tlie Connemara bad relit jtd. The crews on both vessels ap parently made attempts to Inline! the boats. The seas were tossing m ! violently it is doubtful if a stngh • boat was gotten over. It is practical *|jr certain that if uny boats were pm 'over they were crusliefi against th« |sides of flic ship* or capsized am WILSON LUOS I REXALL POLL l'HKSIDK.NT IS RIVKN 205 VOTFS IN KbKITOKAIi IHIU.KOK ON STRAW VOTK. HUGHESlAS 23G —— Result of Straw Vote Taken Ip to trad fiudinllttg Siituiday, Novem her I—Hughes Riven .New York. ‘ "j j The result of the straw vote taken on the presidential election, up to ■ end including November 4, by the Itexall stores and furnished the Our Itn two drug stores of Waxahnehlo by wire from Itoston this afternoon Is shown to be as follows. For Hughes -California 13, Con-j oeellcut ", Illinois 2!). Iowa 13, Maine 6, Massachusetts 18, Mlehlgan 15, New Hampshire 4, New Jersey 14, New York 45, Oregon 5, Pennsyl vania 38, Rhode Island 5, Vermont 4, Washington 7, and Wisconsin 13. total 236. For Wilson Arizona 3, Colorado 6, Delaware 3, Idaho 4, Indiana 15, Kansas 10. .Minnesota 12, Montana f Nobrasku 8, Nevada 3, New Mexico 3, North Dakota 5, Ohio 24. bouth Dakota 5, I'tah 4, West Vir ginia 8, Wyoming 3, total 120. Southern states 175, grand total 293. THE DEHTH LIST mm DOWN IIKI-IKTI.II ONLV NIXKTV OK OXK iir.NDKKl) I'KKJSHKU IN COL LISION OK STKAMKItS. •One Ship CarrM Only Ktfty-One l*as I senRers awl a Crew of Thirty-Two. Crew of fuller Sliip Number ed Tblrteeu. LONDON, November 4. lletwecn ninety and one hundred persons per ished when the steamship Conne mara, of the London and Northwest ern company, collided with the steamship Itetriever during a storm • , -■ !«ere swept down in tlie lioilini: wa ters. i The first bodies were washed ashore on the county Down coast. At the ofliccs of the London and Northwestern railway the fear was ■ expressed that every man on the I ships was lost. WE MEM Mims FACE IKE FIIMS SWIM >rr Carltngford Rough last night, ae ■ordine to latest estimates this af ternoon It was first feared that upward if three hundred lives were lost. Duly one survivor has been account ed for, hut a rheck of the passenger lists and crews of the two steamers lowered the estimate of the rasuatty list materially The Connemara retried only fifty one passenger* and a crew of thirty two, while the Retriever new num bered only thirteen, and It la not def initely known whether any par.aen geis were aboard the Retriever or not, hut the revised figures place the estimated loss at about 100. The Connemara Is flouting bot tom up outside of the bar Majority, according to latest reports. »lie IlUKT II NIK DIStSTER SINK WHITK MKN AXI» FIFTHKN NKCROHM KKn>l(TKI> TO HA VH 1‘KKIHKHII. The Cause of the Ksplowlon Haw Not lleen Determined—Two Head* less llndies Have lleen Recovered. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 4,~ Nlne white men and fifteen negroes lost their lives today tn a gas explo sion in tile Bessie mine of the Hloff Sheffleld Steel ami Iron company, some’ twenty mile* west of this city. The cause of the explosion may never ho known. Five men were half a mile Into the mine when they hoard the explosion, and, coverlnj their heads, they hurried to a plact of safety. Two headless bodies have been taken out already and the rescue party is pushing on after the oth ers. Tills Is the second explosion In two weeks in this district. Eight men were killed in the Marvel mine of the Roden Coal company on October 22. CHILD AT HAKTLKTT SCALDED TO DEATH BARTLETT, Texas, November 4.-— Lute Wednesday the two-year-old babe of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Smith wan scalded to death. The child fell in to a tut; o.f water and was so seriom ly burned before aid could be sum moned ttiat she succumbed In a shori time. ihe pinkbolTworT DISCOVERED III MEXIGE THE DREADED PEST HAM IIKKN FOt'XD ADOPT 200 MILES FROM TK.TAH HORDED. WASHINGTON. Nov. 4.—The pink boll worm, the most dreaded am most destructive cotton peat knowr to cotton, hus been discovered Ir Coahuiia, Mexico, only about 201 miles from the Texas border, accord ing to announcement made tbli ufternoou by the agricultural depart inent. The department will tak< steps at once to prevent an Invasion, of Texas by the pests. EXECUTED IN JUAREZ TODIT OOI* IUMGRU MAIM IA AXI» TWO MlhMlWKRH PAY PRSiAl* 'A* TV WITH THWK LIVKM. OIE MSMLT BIT Of thr Trio Which Marched t'p the Hill to the 1'snmu KxeenfJoo Place One Was Only Hr ren ter n Years OM. HU PASO. Texas, Nov. 4.—Col. rtosaiia Garda, Villa leader, nad two ct his followers were executed la .Timret this morning at daybreak. Oarcla made a long speech In which ho declared he waa a constitutional ist, not n Vllllata, and naked that whatever government survived It care for his family. One of the bandits was only t? y»ars old. * Shortly after dawn this morning the three men. tied with ropes, marched silently up the long hill to inn laniouN cxwuutiu ur«» iu« cemetery at the top of the hilt back or the town. Only a small number of American newspaper men, a few v omen and awed children from the neighboring houses witnessed the execution. The motley group slouch ed up In front of the little adobe house where three hundred execu tions had taken place since the Mexican revolution began. The captain of the guard handed Garcia l ie death warrant to sign. He read It aloud and then sat down and signed it on hla knee. When tiie two others were given their death warrants to sign the boy began sob bing. After signing the death warrant Garcia wrote a long letter. When he had finished the letter he arose and walked out in front of the mud wall. The two others followed him. The firing squad arranged themselves an equal distance on the opposite aido of the bandits. Garcia threw hit 1st aside and began making n speech In which he said he was not a VII listn. Suddenly lie ceased speaking '* end sat down with his back to the wall. The others sat down. The firing squad seemed surprised. Then Gurela pulled his shirt aside. “Shoot me in the heart, brothers.'• he said. At a sharp command ten mauarrs I roared and then three forma crum ' pled over. Another volley was fired. Then the captain of the guard walk ed along the line and with hta re. volver gave each “tiere de Gracia," the mercy shot. Garcia and hla fol lowers were captured week ago near Santa Anna. I . ITALY TAHITI TING HTRAYKD HO.VM AND DAUGHTERS i ROM 1C Nov. 4.—Through her for eign consuls Italy has begun to take \ a census of all Italians, native-born or otherwise, who live in America and elsewhere. The figures will be userf in the scientific study of immi gration problems, it is said. MBS IRE ENTOMBED DT EXPLOSION TODir KIKMINOHAM, Ala.. Nov. 4.— i Sixty or more men are entombed in i the llessie mines of the Sloss-Shef- 1 | Held Steel A, Iron company, 20 miles i ' west of ItirminKhum. as the result i early foda.x of an explosion. More i than half the men are said to he i white. Officials Iwlltxe the blast xvus caused by gas. The Bessie i mines are in the region of l‘alos, Ala., i xx here a fexx years ago 92 men lost •heir llxes in a mine explosion. The entile force of state rescue . I xxorkers, under R, Nesbitt, chief nine ina|>ertor of Alabama, togeth er m 1th a crew . from . the . lotted hates Mine Bureau, were summoned o the scene shortly after the explo sion and everything possible, it is said, la being done to reach the en oiubed men. Kollmving the exploaiou frantic ■elatiree of the entombed mb ■rowded to the opening and the scene was a mam of melted men, tvomen amt children, who madn It Ufflcult for the reacwera to perform heir work.