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Chick ash a Daily All TUB IQCAl NEWS NEWS BY WIRB DAILY PROM UNITED PRESS ASSOCIATION SYBRY DAY IN TUB DAILY BXPRBSt CHICKA8HA, OKLAHOMA. MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1914. NUMBER 233. VOLUME FIFTEEN. IBattic Crows STRENGTH REBIRTH OF AMERICAN MERCHANT MARINE OF TEAM -SURPRISE Ft V 1P1QIhaQQ FRENCH FORCED TO GIVE GROUNDAT SOME POINTS Berlin Report Asserts Germans Mak ing Decisive Gains on Right Lines e t .l v-j- i? "P ' J? oi invaaers uui 01 uanger xor Present Says French Statement By United Press. Paris, Oct. 5. The battle on the left north of the river Alsue Increases in vigor, according to the official bulletin Issued this afternoon. The outcome of the .fighting is un certain, it is st-Ued, 'because both sides are constantly reinforcing. Elsewhere along the long battle line, it Is declared, the situation Is un changed. The French statement ad mitted that "we have been compelled to give ground at certain points." Berlin Statement By United Press. Berlin, Oct. 6. The Hermans, are gaimy decisively ni riuu-tj tm6 iu German right, stated the official bulle tin issued this morning. At several points the Germans pierc ed the French column and drove them from their trenches, it was claimed. It was admitted that the fighting was of the fiercest kind, both sides rosing heavily. The investment of Antwerp is pro ceeding vigorously, it was staled. Lines Out of Danger. By United Press. Paris, Oct 5 The Gentians have for the time being lifted out of danger their lines of communication. They drove ahe allies back at points where the latter had striven to reach the rail way over which the Germans were rushing reinforcements and supplies. The Germans are detraining other units to pour reinforcements Into their right wing, because a retreat from Franco would crush the fighting spirit of the German troops. The general stuff is fighting desperately to save the German right. BY J. W. T. MASON. New York, Oct. 5. Further neces sity for strengthening the German western front has caused another re distribution of the invader's forces. Von Kluck's original command is doubtless now the strongest part of the entire German line, entailing cor responding weakness elsewhere. The new western re-enforcements have come from the German center and from the left. Only an exchange of artillery fire has been proceeding at the center for several Cays, while on the German left the desperate attempts to break through the 'Meuse frontier defensive line have weakened. The reason hi both cases is the urgent he cosstty for 'bolstering up the western battle Hue. The length of this lino, from Its southern extremity betweeu the Alsno and Oise rivers to the Belgian frontier. U seventy-five miles. 1'ropcrlly to de fend heavily entrenched positions and to attempt offensive diversions, as Von Kluck has been doing, rouuires about ten thousand men a mile. The Gorman western front, therefore, comprises about seven hundred thousand men, according to standard methods of est.- mating. An opportunity for breaking through the German weakened center undoubt edly now exists, but to take advantage of its seems to be beyond the possl1.il ., f modem warfare. If the allies could detach .secre.ly a considerable part of their western army anu it against the German center, an over whelming disaster to the Germany would result. Such a display of strat- egic genlus, of the Kina victories for N.apoiim, many earn for r.on. Joffre me mm baton just revived by the French gov- ernment. The difficulties In the way are the superiority of the German espiuiifs system, their aeroplane scouts and the persistent use of the Germans if local offensive tactics. The local offensive is admirably effective In preventing Just such a coup. If the allies were to weaken their western front, in order to concentrate against the center, one of Von Kluck's persistent counter at tacks might break through the allied lines and the complexion of the French campaign might change In the twin kling of an eye. Only an immediate success with the element of surprise playing a. large part, would overcome the risks. These risks are h perilous that they are not likely to be taken. Instead, the dan gerous opportunity at the center 'for overwhelming the Germans by a light ningiike stroke, while undoubtedly under consideration at the allies' head quarters, probably will be declined. The slower ordeal of wearing clown the resistance of the German western line is much safer. PORTUGAL READY TO ENTER IT Berlin Says British Transports are at Lisbon to Carry Troops to France Italians in Aus tria Restless By United Press. Berlin, Oct. 5. Portugal, it is believ ed here, is ready to take a hand In the war at the demand cf Great Britain. It Is reported that British transports are at Lisbon, prepared to carry Por tuguese troops to France. It is also reported that the mobiliza tion of Portuguese troops has been or dered to be carried out at once. Demand Italy Enter. By United Press. Home, Oct. 5. Italians from Trent in Austria have petitioned the Italian par liament to take from Austria Trent and Trieste, former Italian province In Milan and Vienna speeches by Socialists in favor of such action were cheered and the police were unable to stop the demonstration. MARSE HENRY HAY BE NEXT By United Press. Washington, Oct. 5. The reconcilia' tirm between President Wilson and Col. George llurvey, as Indicated by the conference at the White House yesterday, according to the gossip iu political Circles, was significant in con nection with the next presidential campaign. It Is expected that Col. Henry Wat- terson, the famous Kentucky editor, who joined with Harvey against Wil son in tho pre-conventlon fight two years ago, will be the next to make peace with the' president. Col. Harvey, who is the ditor of the North American Review, and was one of Wilson's most ardent supporters pr(!Vjous to their break over the ques- tion of campaign contributions, came ( Ul Washington and called at the White House upon invitation of tne presi- (lcnt it. was stated that the purpose of the eonferenee was to discuss the naUon-8 foreign policies. IMPORTANT MEETING TONIGHT. At 8 o'clock this evening a meeting will bo held in the rest room of the First National bank, nt which the pro posed Merchants and Manufacturers association will be formally organiz ed. It Is urgently requested that all who have signed for membership In the organization be present In order to assist in getting the association under way. COTTON KING DEAD. By United Press. ' New Orleans, Oct. 5. W. IT. Brown, known as the "Cotton King," died early today. He left an estate valued at. twenty millions. 2500 ARE VICTIMS OF QUAKE By United Press. Constantinople, Oct. 5. 'Dispatches were received here today confirming the report that a destructive earth quake visited Asiatic Turkey late Sun day night. According to the reports reaching here more than twenty-five hundred persons were killed or Injured. The disturbance centered in the towns of Isbarta and Burbur, where many carpet factories were wrecked. Details of the disaster are still lack ing. Reportec.' at Rome. By United Press. : ' Rome, Oct. 6. Jteports from flmyr- na. In Asiatic TurKey, say uie towns of Isbarta and Burbur were completely destroyed by an earthquake Saturday night Only meagre dispatches con cerning the disaster have been receiv ed here. TUTTLE CAR IS TAKEN Between 7 and 8 o'clock Saturday evening a party aB yet unknown drove a Ford car belonging to J. H. Bruce out of the owner's garage at Tuttle, whisked it away to parts unknown and up to late this afternoon, no trace of the stolen car had 'been found, though the Grady county sheriff's force burned the wires up yesterday trying to land some clue. Mr. Bruce is a stockman of Tuttle, living In that city. Saturday night he drove his car to his home and put it in tho shed, returning to the business section of Tuttle to join his wife. Two boys stated Sunday morning that shortly after Mr. Bruce left the prem ises a man entered the shed, backed the car out and withoutl ighta speeded out of the city. Trail of the auto was picked up a few miles out of Tuttle. The car was running at a terrific speed headed west, was without lights and was being driven by a hatless man, he being the only occupant of the machine, Communication with Anadarko, Law ton and intermediate points have as yet failed to locate the thief. Verdict is Returned for the Plaintiff A verdict for the plaintiff of $2."3.S5 was returned by the jury this morning in tho district court, In the case f the Midland Savings and Loan com pany vs. J. H. Cunningham, tho action being for the foreclosure of a note. The defendant filed a cross petition, alleging the charging of usury. The verdict of the jury was Instructed by Judge F. M. Bailey after the arguments or points of law by the lawyers. Following is the jury: R. L. Truce, J. Powell, Lewis Tucker, J. B. Bower, H. W. Davidson, Levi UmicIi. R. C. Duckwall, R. S. Murray, F. L. Slusher, E. H. Vincent, Geo. Wells, Lee Sea-bridge. tI ' I Vi i Ja.il f ? l &i ;j4 , Scene on the deck of the United Fruit company's liner, Zacapa, when the British flag was hauled down and the American flag run up, signifying the change of the steamer to American registry and the rebirth of the Ameri can merchant marine. ' ATTEMPT '- ?i TO RESUM OFFENSIVE Fighting in Progress Along Polish Frontier Arrival of Czar at Front Arouses Troops to High Point By United Press. Petrograd, Oct 5. It is reported that Cossacks have cut Uie railway line at ci;ett, Isolating a portion of Hun gary occupied by AustijtWWnd Ger mans. - By United Press Petrograd, Oct. 5. The Germans who were defeated along the Niemen river have reformed their lines just in Bide of the Russian frontier and are endeavoring to resume offensive oper ations, according to reports received here. It is reported that fighting Is also in progress along the Polish frontier where the Russian troops are engaged in delivering a series of attacks ou the German entrenchments. , At Kutnow, it is stated, the Germans were defeated with the loss of two thousand men and many guns. It is declared that the arrival of Czar Nicholas at the front aroused the patriotism of the troops and resulted in a series of wild attacks on the Ger mans, the Russians gaining decisive victories at every point. It is reported that the fighting at Galicia continues with the Austro-Ger-man armies on the defensive. The Russian, Austrian and German armies are fighting ahrag a tremen dous line, extending from the neigh borhood of Cracow, in Galicia, along the frontiers of Poland and east Prus sia, almost to the Baltic sea. There is no news from the southern field, but the Germans and Austrians, instead of waiting on the line, betweeu Cracow and Czestechowa and Kaliez for the Russians, have advanced further into Poland. Their outposts have teen re ported bj far east as Picttrkow (ninety miles southwest of Warsaw) in the north and Stopnica (sixty-two miles southeast of Kieloa) in the south. A big Russian army is gathering to meet them and a great battle probably will be fought In Poland instead of on Iho borders of Poland and Silesia. In the north, if the reports are to be believed, the Russians seem to have checked the German invasion from east Prussia, and have compelled the Germans to retrace their steps, ex cept on the right wing, which still fs fighting around Ossowetz. The latest report on the movements of the German emperor is that ho has loft Breslau from which point the in vasion of Poland was launched, for Thorn, West Prussia. ' The chief of the Russian general staff said: "Tho Russian 'steam roll er' is in operation. The right wing of our active army has crushed the Ger man offensive in Suwalki Province, and we are again ou i lift has' diminished the Austrian de fensive so that heavy German re-en fo'reements now hold the lines before Cracow: our center is moving stead- lily, expelling the Germans from Rus sian Poland. "Czar Nicholas has left for the front to witness the complete success of his Imperial army and to aid Grand Duke Nicholas, the commander In chief, in what we expect will show the utter superiority of the Russian armies. . At every point our arms are victorious." 61 VESSELS REGISTERED By United Press. ' Washington, Oct. 5. It ' was an nounced today that sixty-one vessels, having a total tonnage of 330,931, had abandoned their foreign registry for American registry under the new war eihergency law relaxing the regiutry regulations. It was stated that a score of applica tions from the owners of other vessels for American registry were pending. OPENING OF REVIVAL IS PROMISING If the opening service can be taken as a prophecy of the success o the service at the Christian church, a great meeting has begun. A large audience filled both auditoriums and the song service conducted by Mrs. Plott was full of inspiration. i The evangelist was formally intro duced by Rev. G. Lyle Smith, the pas tor, who stated that this was Mr. Mar shall's second meetihg in Chickasha and the fourth meeting with him, thus expressing a compliment and confi dence of the very highest type. Mr. Marshall prefaced his sermon with a solo, "At the Setting of the Sun," a song written by Mrs. Auan Torrey Henderson, assistant pastor of the church. The song was well re ceived and highly commended. 'Prepare to Meet Thy God." Amos 4:12, was the text of the sermon, the evangelist said In part: "We must all meet God. There is no possible way to evade it. Not to be prepared to meet Hiin is the most distressing thing that can come to man. To be without the 'wedding garment" is the greatest of all mistakes. 'We must all appear before the judgment seat ot Christ to render an account of the the deeds done in the body,' is one of the plainest statements of the Bible. We should make the preparation now. Solomon said, 'Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.' Jesus said, 'Seek you first the King dom of God and his righteousness and all these things shall be added unto you.' "Get right with God and with His humanity. Cease to do evil, learn to do good. Knter the true way of faith and obedience to God, and run with patience the race thnt is set before us and there can be no failure." Mr. -Mullins has 'been detained in Coffey, Mo., where he has held a very successful revival. He will reach I Chickasha about the middle of the week. ' . : ALL FORTS HOLDING IS THE CLAIM British Artillery Inside of Antwerp Indicates General Staff Directing Belgians Fall Inevitable Un less Allies Raise Siege By United Press. Antwerp, Oct. a. The Belgian gen eral staff todiiy declared that all the forts defending Antwerp are holding out in spite of the German bombard ment. ' . i Germans Claim Capture. By United Press. Berlin, Oct. 5. The war office stat ed today that at Antwerp, forts Hierre, Waslheil and Konigschoof and the in termediate redoubts, with thirty guns, had all been captured by the Germans. It was stated that the capture of these points makes possible an attack on the Inner forts and the city itself. By United Press. ' London, Oct. 5. The British artil lery that has been posted inside of Antwerp, it is believed, proves the as sumption that the British general staff is directing the Belgian campaign. There is a growing belief that unless the allies soon lift the siege, Antwerp must inevitably surrender. It is be lieved that is why the allied line is being lengthened to the north. It is expected that the big force at Ostend. including the Russians, will possibly be sent to Antwerp. The Ger mans have isolated the St. Catherine, Wavre and Waelheim forts at the ex treme southern end. The military expert of the London Ttimes says: "However much we may bend back the German right whig and relieve Antwerp, whatever confidence we have that the shock of the Russian masses in the east will prove decisive, we must not entertain the slightest illus ion regarding the hard and trying con dition which await all the allies in the future in operating against Germany reduced to the defensive. 'Germany still is united. Her re sources grow. All her arsenals are working at full pressure. Her fleet will strike when the hour comes prob ably in co-operation with Uu army. "The line ot the Aisne, when forced, may prove to be only one of many similar lines prepared in the rear of it. It may take a very long time for the allies to compel Germany to fool a weakness. It therefore devolves up on the allies to look forward to a long war." WILL USE MORE COTTON IN THE POSTAL SERVICE. By United Press. Washington, Oct. 5. Postmaster General Burleson announced today that hereafter cotton twine will be substituted for jute in the postal ser vice. The subject tonight is, "Why 1 Be- litve in the Bible." The Sunbeam chorus will be organ ized tonight and a great song service will begin at 7: SO. Chickasha High School Football Warriors Walk Over the Lind say Lads at Will, Scor ings 83 to 0 Victory MACHINE LIGHT BUT IS SPEEDY Visitors Heavier, But Ciumple Like Paper in Face of Advance of Op ' ponents-Locals Weak in Kicking Department Surprising every one from Coach Heffner to the man who auks how many points a touchdown scores, but who is usually a loyal Fiipporter of the home guard, the Chickasha high school football gladiators went through. around, over the Lindsay defense al most at will, scoring a clean 83 to 0 victory in the first gridiron contest of the year Saturday afternoon nt TTnl. versity park. 1 No one man accomplished this feat. Every one of the eleven men working together formed the machine that turned the trick and they will turn many more before the season Is ended. The prospects, once so 'bright, but . later shading off to a black smudge, brightened again as the loyal few who attended the game watched the Chick asha back field worlj. 't " - Harken back in the annals of Chick asha high school football fof years and there Is not fcund one set of 'backs run ning interference with, such, class, fol lowing their interference r better or working together to . form a more ef- (jIUUllU UUlMlfj lllfllllIlU. 1 UUJ are light, the line is light, but they are as fast as a zero wind whipping around a lamp post In February. Lindsay a Husky Bunch. Before the kickoff, those who sized the two teams up, saw that Lindsay , had the call on the locals some few pounds to the man. The extra weight counted for nothing and the Lindsay defense was brushed aside like chaf. Likewise their offensive formations were crumpled up like so much paper and they failed to make first down a single' time except on penalizations or recovered punts, while Chickasha was held for downs but twice. Chickasha kicked to Lindsay's 1$ yard line, the ball being returned yards before pulled down. The Chick asha line promptly held, Riddle, Heff ner and Pool doing heroic work on the defensive and Lindsay was forced to kick. Touchdown in Three Minutes. From the first blast of the whistle until, the ball was down behind the Lindsay goal line, but three minutes had elapsed. When Chickasha had re covered the Lindsay punt, Hamilton plunged through the line for eight yards, Goetting ducked through an end for five and then went over for the first touchdown of the season. Whit taker missed goal. Following the first touchdown, the game became a procession and it was ever but a matter of a few minutes 'between touchdowns. Three were reg istered, in the first imartor, three in the second, four iu the third and three iu the last. Kicking Department Weak. In the kicking department, Chicka sha Is woefully weak. Out of thirteen chances at goal Whittaker kicked five. A majority of the chances were almost directly in front of the goal posts. Just how tho punting end of the booting department stands remains to be seen, for it was never necessary for the locals to punt. Chickasha at tempted one kick from placement but failed. Hamilton Better Than Ever. " The local bugs have seen "Red" Hamilton In numerous battles, but never before has he showed to better advantage than Saturday. .Both half DacKS maae repealed long spins annum the ends, but in each instance Hamil ton was on the job running faultless interference. His body" checking was superb and time after time, leaving his feet he dived into the Lindsay de fense on long end tuns and left the would-be tacklcrs piled in a heap whila the Chickasha back sprinted on. ' Pool made long gains repeatedly, advancing the ball much further than (Continued on rags Two.l