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Berlin Report Asserts Germans Mak
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Present Says French
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
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.
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.-
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-
genlus, of the Kina
victories for N.apoiim,
earn for
r.on. Joffre me mm
baton just revived by the French gov-
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.
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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. '
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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
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."
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
It was stated that a score of applica
tions from the owners of other vessels
for American registry were pending.
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
"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. ' . :
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
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
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
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
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
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