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INIIA.V--Pnrtlr c;.,;1j t :iiiit, j':.''' !ily i t-er ta rt-i- tr-il :i:t'1 .o-.it l,.-.it J rt ; T2ai r 1 i y fair. IrtVKU M 14 "II T .N - Vnrtj cuy tnlifht. j-iMy hnw ops in 'jiv;"it j-ni"H ; Tli'ir trr T:!r'!v ke:lr. EDITION PUBLISHED EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR AND TWICE ON WEEK DAYS VOL. XXXII., NO. 223. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1915. PRICE TWO CENTS BENB WEWSTIMES f MMi i I OF EH Gen. von Buelow Is Carrying Battle to Russians South west of Riga One Object Is Attained. ERMAN GUNS NOW SHELLING RAILROAD Important News of Fresh De velopments Are Predicted by Military Experts at Berlin. 11 Hi: LIN (by wireless), Aim. 11. lius.sia's lino of deforce cast of U'ar miw has been smashed by the Ger mans. The otbeial report from the general staff received thi.s afternoon states that the entire Russian lino south of Lomza, tin- Narew river fortress taken yesterday, is in full re treat eastward. The kaiser's troops are rapidly pur- saint,'. They have advanced beyond Urok and Ccranow. on the north and tooth banks of the 15 ug- river. Novo Georgievsk, the Russian fort ress at the junction of the Narew ml the Vistula, is still holding out, but the Germans have captured Tort 1 hnjaminow, one of its eastern de fenses. PKTIiOGUAI. Au.u'. 11. A Zeppe lin l!e over the fort at Ust-Dvinst to day and dropped many bombs. German aeroplanes attack Iiiga. every day. I "lit-1 vin.-t is the fort which guards the harbor mouth of Uiga. The evacuation of the Russian for tilied city of Kovno has begun. Olficial announcement of the aban donment of the city before the mighty Au.-dro-German drive was made this afternoon by the war ot'leo. Ily Frederick. Werner. r.KRIdX. Aug. 11. For 10 first time since the mighty Austro-Gcrman offensie opened in I'oland the Teu tonic forces are now within actual striking distance of the Warsuiw-Pe-trograd railway, one of the objectives of tin; campaign. West of liroke, on the Rut: river, the German troops art1 only six miles from the railway line connecting the Polish capital with Petrograd and it is bein violently shelled to prevent its use by the Russians lying south of the Rug and west of the, Riewiec rivers-. Russian forts defending Novo Geor giev.sk. Ostrow ami Kovno are being subjected to a hurricane of shell lire by the Germans. Gen. in Ruelow is again upon the offensive on the Raltic coast and hard lighting is reported from the region .southwest of Riga. Gen. von Falcke's army which rap tured Ivmiza is driving southward (:ontiniji:i on pagi: twklvi:.) JLIESEMTIK HELP OF BJUJUHS Greece and Bulgaria About Ready to Enter War, Says Dispatches, to London. RON DON. A11.C 11. That the en tente allies have won over the waver ing Ralkan states of Greece and Rul- fTariu, it.nl tliat they will siM)n thnw their military forces against the Teu-tenic-Turkish armies is indicated by ;d vices received today from the near last. A dispatch, to the- Star from Athens sa s the Rulgarian legation there has annoimad that the proposals made ly the fiitonto powers have 1 .- n feund satisfactory to his government at Solia. Aimthrr Athens message brini the int'onnatiun that cx-Prvmicr Venize- h.s is- a .gain in the s.iddle of the Greek go eminent ;u,j that he will form a ar iM'uitut 'Alien parliament lecon- en es o: August This jm-ans the retirement of premier Gounaris, who came into pver when Wnizrlos fell with the toll ii'M- r hi.s plans for aid- ing the allies. With lUilgarian and Greek armies iissi.-itim:. the allie:s l.elieve tlicv v n it'll the Turkish army hack into Asia and eh-ar tin l)iiril;un'llts ami the Ius-phorus for the relit f of Kusuu It n ajijarcnt that the cur's ari:ii s are in Ie.--perat straits. - The fall of Warsaw da? disc ounted, Vat the latter success s of the Ger mans h;ie .shown that the Iiussi.ins min-l receive iu!;. Thl. can come only through th Dardanelles. Romania, which was ready to fol low Italy in declaring war on Aus tria, hut a s dt torri-.l by the Austro- Ge-rrr.an vp-tnries in Galicla. will un doubtedly follow Hulagri.t and Greece 'A lien they enter the fray. A dispatch fro.-n Ibicharest received t"tr.v .-as that the internal conditions of Rou inania are serious. ".-'it thijusar.! carloads of wheat, representing the crops of this year ."Ci'l he-?, are prevented fmm hirenent hv - - --i - r t:' v. ar asid the peasants are beidn nir. to show ,i threatening attitude." it sins. ' Tnbss the government does jnbthin to rIiee the situation a i-evolt similar to tliat of I'j'JT is APPLEMAN RETAINED BY SCHOOL BOARD Head of .Manual Training Department (iets .danro In Prt'-cnt Salary. II. W. Applcman, who has hecn in charge of the manual training work of the public schools of the city, and who recently was offered a position ;us director of manual training in the Rochester, N. V.. schools, has. been reappointed director of the manual training work of this city. A recent action of the school hoard reuttirmed the appointment. The new contract piven Mr. Apple man in on'er to hold him in .South Rend, calls for an advance in salary from SL'.OOO a year to $-.400. He ia also to he employed for two months during the summer, making his actual teachiiis' time cover 11 months instead of nine, as it has been in the past. "I feci and the. school hoard also felt that it would have been a sreat loss to lose Mr. Appleman," said Mr. Montgomery this morning. "During the extra two months in the summer he will either be enaKed in directing manual training work and teaching or he will assume charge of the school repair work. Many repairs that could easily be handled by thi.s department become necessary in the summer, and it is probable that he will have charge of this work." HUBBARD FUNERAL TO BE HELD THURSDAY Seniors "Will Re Private and Will He Held at the Jtoldenco at O'clock. Out of respect to the late Judge Rucius Hubbard, who died Tuesday morning at 7 o'clock at his home, 117 R. Madison st., the First National bank will close its doors at noon for the rest of the day. Mr. Hubbard was president of the institution for more than 30 years. As president of the bank Mr. Hubbard was esteemed high ly and out of regard the bank will remain closed during the afternoon, the funeral being held at the same time. The services, which will be private, will be held from the residence at 'J o'clock. Dr. Hilary A. Gobin. vice president of Depauvv university olliei ating. Rurial will follow in Riverview cemetery in the Hubbard mausoleum. The honorary' pallbearers are C. A. Kimball, J. D. Oliver, Andrew Andeo on, Albert Ristenberger, George Ford and Samuel Apple-ate. The active pallbearers arc J. C. Ellsworth, Charles R. Zigler. John R. Haughton, C X. Fassett, Charles Coonley and Herman Schiffbauer. JUfJK DEALER ARRAIGNED Saiii to Ilavo 1'urcliasrtl Goods from Youngsters. Ren Hurwich. junk dealer living at 4 09 Cottage Grove a v., was arraigned in city court Wednesday morning up on two charges of purchasing junk from minors. He was allaged by William A. Rertsch to have bought copper wire bonds from Floyd Mekula, 10 years old. and John Popielski, 13 years old. He pleaded not guilty to both charges and the cases were set for trial Aug. is. Ronds of $25 in each case were furnished. It was claimed by the state that the goods purchased by Hurwich were stolen, and that the state law requires a statement from the parents of minors or an aMidavit to the source of the goods before a junk dealer may close a sale wi:h minors. WANTS DIVORCE AFTER THREE MONTHS MARRIED Jennie Siuhiiiskl Says That ller Hus band lias IWn Ahusivt and Has ItefiLsctl Support. After less than three months of married life, Jennie Dziuhinski peti tioned the circuit court Wednesday af ternoon to grant her a limited divorce from John Dziuhinski who, she says, has been cruel to her and has refused to support her. The petitioner says that she and the defendant were mar ried on May IS and that during the months of May and June her husband often struck her and choked her until die would become unconscious. She asks for separate maintenance for a period of live years with $2." a week for support money anil J100 attorneys' fees. EXAMINE PAPERS FOR 12 Applicant Tor .Natnraliition Api"ar Ilcfore OHicial. Twelve applicants for citizenship papers were examined AVedne.sdav forenoon at tho .tucrul building- hy F. W- Weber. I'nited States naturaliza tion examiner of e'hicago. Evidence in -ome of these eases was found not rat- isfaetory and a strict examination will be made before the tiiul hearing he fore Judge r'un'.: in the circuit court early in September. According to Weber, the Ruropean war is having the effect of making the foreigners hasten the work of Mvurini; natural- ir.ation i;ipors. BOYS HAVE HIKING CLUB Permanent Organization for I.aurvl Sehool I ..ad-. baurr school hoys hnvo found trMini'ir.1' - much In rlirir k i ti s- tHt! following the hike e..ndiute.l by Mu-I nieipal 1 r . t i n Iireetir I tames! over poims of historical r.erest Tues day, a perma'icni hiking: cub has been! f'TTii' ii. ihvre are 2u bo'.a enrolled in the club. m a k i u i i : i ,i ci : s i :s. Harry K. Xhiia ! mer. teUuraph op. rator. Grancr. Ind.; Grace P. Cov er ly. tiraiik'- r. S. T. P.rainerd. teacher, Michigan; Hilc'in Youncquist. HAKK SI NK. LONDON. .i nr. 11. Tae Russian bark I'.alt-'cr ha hem sunk hy a Ger man submarine. Tho captain and se-n men of the crew were Liided today. ii o SSel Mrs. Stella Campbell, Negress, 1123 Lawrence St., Says the Deed Was Done in Self-defense. CAMPBELL CAME AT HER WITH AX IN HIS HAND Woman Telephones Police Arraigned in City Court and Hearing Is Set for Next Wednesday. Mr?. Stella Campbell, a negroes. 1129 lAwronro St.. shot and killed her husband with a 22 calibre rille in the riht lur-? Wednesday morning at 0 o'clock. A few minutes later she called the police department and in formed them of her deed. Campbell died from an internal hemorrhage of the lunK four minutes after the bul let struck him. To the police the woman claimed that Campbell had chased her from her bedroom with a baseball bat, and later had taken up an ax and threat ened to crush her head. She had or dered him to drop the ax. and upon his refusal, she tired at him with tho riile. Campbell's boast Tuesday night that he "had a white woman, and didn't need his black wifft any more" was said to have started a quarrel which ! lasted thromr the niuht. The woman refused him admittance to her room, and spent the night with her crip pled daughter, Mildred, 11 years old, i who was the sole witness to the shoot ing. Used Ilascball Hat. Wednesday morning Campbell is al leged to have rushed to her room armed with a bust ball bat. Threats that he would kill her followed, un til she lied the yard in the rear of the housv. ;;c followed, and dropped his bat to t.'ke up an ax. With this in his hand he is said to have ad vanced upon the woman with the re mark that he would kill her. She stepped upon the porch, and picking up L'te ride, pointed it at her hus band. "If you come closer I will lire,' she cried. "Fire, or I will chop off your head." the husband is alleged to have replied. When he continued to advance, swinging the ax, the woman raised the Kun and fired. When her husband ui i riit; i iiii iw ii'oio v 4. . neighbor and notitied the police de partment, and Patrolmen Parker and Miller removed her to thecounty jail in the police patrol. Married Six Years A;;o. According to the woman's- attorney, J. W. Thomas, the couple have been married for six years. For tho past four years the man is alleged to have failed to provide a home and neces sities for his wife and her three chil dren, all of whom work ard contri bute to their mother's support. She herself has served as a domestic in several prominent homes in the city. Campbell is alleged to have abused the woman and to have used rugh launguage both to her amt her chil dren. It was1 claimed by a son. Al bert Kennedy, K years old, that last Sunday he whipped Mildred, the crip pled child, because she did not hurry ! when .ont on an errand. The fath er's disposition and temper, it was claimed by AUert, was the cause of the older son. Harold's leaving home for Detroit. Coroner T. J. Swantz was notified and started an Inquest immediately. He said that the bullet had pene trated deep into th man's right lung and had seven d the artery that caus ed the severe hemorrhage. Further examination of witnesses -will be held Wednesday evening and Thursday morning at which time the coroner will render liis verdiet. KctaiiN Counsel. The woman is represented by At torneys Farabaugh and Hagerty, ami J. Y. Thomas. Farabai'gh and lt.-iwrerty defended Mrs. Augusta Stihl. w ho was found not guilty of poisoning her husband in circuit court last win ter. Mrs. Campbell was arraigned in city court Wednesday morning, but no plea was entered. The preliminary (COXTINTl'P ON PAOK TWO) 10 TELL HER STDRY LACIK'PSK. wi.. Auir. 11. After a work's scarrh, hoiitf ;erpf. l!.s and Humane oinccr George Manml drove into Sparta Tuesday afternoon with Sparta's mysterious nude wood nymph wrapped in a horse blanket. Crowds followed the party to the jad where the nymph is bcir.S cared for l y the sheriff's wife. The identity of the uiri is a mys tery, ,nd she refuses to talk. .he meets all questions with a laush and seems to care not at all that she has been cavorting about through Monroe county woods for nearly a fortnight clad only in a Jaco night cap trimmed vith a blue ribbon. Tne nymph is a decided blonde, and appears to he about years old. lieynnd aihnitting she had been in Lacrosse and that this city might bo her home, the refuses to answer any questions. WOOD Kirn REFUSES CAPTAIN OF SHIP SUNK BY SUBMARINE V i .: : - f . . ; u .'-.Xw-:. 'J ... ' CAPT. EU&ENE DELK. PHILADELPHIA. Aug. 1!. Japt. Kugene relk, commander of the American ship Leclanaw, which was torpedoed by a Cerman submarine off the coast of Scotland, has arrived at his home here. His wife met him when he arrived on the t. Paul in New York, with twenty-six of his crew. Cant. Delk would add nothing to the statements he made from Aber deen and Dundee. By GERMAN GUNS Foiled in Attempt to Cat Line with Infantry They Are Using Artillery. PAItIS, Aug. 11. Their infantry having been repulsed despite desper ate efforts to cut their way through the French front in the Argonne, tho Germans are now trying to batter a breach with their heavy artillery. Thi.s afternoon's communique report ed a violent bombardment of the French positions east of the Vienne Le Chateau-r.inarville highway during the night. Under cover of darkness the Ger mans renewed their attack near Sou chez, but this was repulsed. The text of the communique fol lows: "In Arioi.o there was a sharp can nonade in the course of the night around Souchez. An attack with pe tards attempted by the Germans was repulsed. "In the Argonne a violent bombard ment of our positions to the east of the Vienne L,e Chateau-Dainarville highway was reported. "The night was calm on the rest of the front." sink i:ij:vi:.v ships. LONDON', Aug. 11. German sub marines have claimed 11 more ves sels. News arrived this morning that the Uussi; bark. Daltzer, had been sunk and the h1tish steamer, Kosalie, so badly damaged that she had to be he-ached. The first reports stated that the Rosalie was sunk, but she managed t reach shore. This afternoon there came in rapid succession the news of the sinking of the trawlers. Young Admiral, Illustrious, Calm. Trevire. Welcome, and (leorge Crid lle, the steam trawl er, Utopia, the Norwegian bark, Mor na. and the Pritish steamer, Oak- Wtn(l. As far as tho reports3 thus far re ceived show, not a single life was lost among the trews of the seven boats. t'': V V ATTACK Largest Treasure Ever Sent Across Atlantic Reaches U. S. NT.W YdUK. A.:,-. U.Im .even, steel (iirs guarded 40 men there arrived in New York" t( day t Je larg est treasure ever transported across th iKian for IihIu.tk nt in tli massivo vaults of this ri:, Tlir t;tl mrs rolled in the terminal of the American Kxpress -omnany at :;;:rd and 11th av. at :r o'olnk this mornimr. and the tusk ot transi't-rrin' the ol.l iin.l securities t the t.'uiP-, states sub triasury b' -ran immediately. The tr.-Msur -orisist-l .f . :'. i dOO.- o.u in w and $: i.O'mi.mimj in securi ties, a iota! of J i ."..i tot, 00 ii. vhi-di the lank :' l-.n-Iand had sent to ihi.- country to strengthen I;ritish rinancial prestige in the Xe-.v York market. It was consUiud to J. p. .Monran and com; any. fiscal agents in America for the llritish suvinunenr. Tlie uold and se urdies erosf d tho Atlantic in a Pritish baMIe cruiser r" portetl to hive ben eonmianded bv Vice Admiral s'ir I)av;l lp-atty, who defeated the Germans in a naval bat tle o:Y Heligoland i.,.-t year. Tlie war ship was convoyed !,y a Uotilla of tor pedo boat destroyers, according to of ::ciaN of the Annrican i:-pr(vS r0m. pany whirh brought the treasure l r m llalif ix to New York. The .-xpsi company's" terminal swarmed with detectives armed for INCREASE IN SOI RATES IS GRANTED! The Farmer and Farm Inter ests Win Great Victory Over Railroads in the Com mission's Report. CARLOAD RATES ON GRAIN NOT JUSTIFIED Two Members Dissent in Ma jority Opinion Advance on Hay and Straw Is Allowed. WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. The farmer and farm interests today won a big victory over the railroads. Tho interstate commerce commission hand ed down its decision in the western rate advance caie and granted but Jev ot the railroad's proposed in creases. The proposed advances in grain, grain products, livestock ana packing house products the biggest on the list, were denied. Commissioners Harlan and Daniels dissented from the majority opinion. The commission rcprteu its lind ins as follows: "Proposed increased carload rates on yram and arain products consid ered as one commodity not justilied. "Proposed increases from J0.0UO pounds to 40,000 pounds in the min imum carload weight of grain pro ducts juslllied. "Proposed increased carload rates on pacKing house products and fresh meats, except as indicated between points on the Missouri river, not jus ui.od. Lhtstock llatc Sticks, "Proposed increased carload rates on livestock, not justitied. "Proposed increased carload rates on fertilizer and feitdiier materials, not justilied. "Proposed increased rates on bi tuminous coal, exejt as to South Ix-k ota points, justhied. The rates on coke here proposed which are the same as on coal, justilied. "proposed increased rates on brew ers' rice and less than carload rates on domestic rice, justitied. "Proposed increased rates on broom corn, not justilied. "Proposed increased rates and pro posed increases in carload minimum from gulf ports, justiiiel. "Proposed increased carload rates on hay and straw, where not in ex cess of class C, justified. "Proposed increases in any quantity rates on cotton piece ,'oods, and pro posed in carload rates from points in Texas, not justilied." Fators Phompt Action. Commissioner llaijian in dissenting from the majority opinion declares "that too much time and labor are expended in these recurring rate con tests and some way should be found under legislative authority for arrt" iru,' at results moro promptly than is now possible under our present pow ers and practices. The commission should have authority as we have often pointed out. to fix tfle minimum us well as the maximum rate." Commissioner Harlan also asserts that intrastate railroads should bo made to bear a portion of the burden now carried by interstate railroads. Harlan advocates uniformity of inter and intrastate rates. The effective date of the commis sion's order as to both the cancelled an 1 approved rates is September oO, next. Incroa Askitl. The western advance rate case the second lis railroad rate case of the year involving additional revenues for the cariers estimated at from ten to on-2 hundred million dollars annually came into hcing when the roads oper ating between the Mississippi river, the Kocky mountains, the gulf of Mex ico and the Canadian boundary last fall filed tariffs with the interstate commerce commission naming in creased transportation charges. These increases ranged from two or three (CONTINUED ON PAG IS TWELVE.) instant action while the work of nn- loadinpr the treasure proceeded. .Vmons them were several secret service men, said to have been aliened by the ft-iieral otfioia.ls. ajs well its rejiresen- tatives of the Uritish cojnsul. In 2 5 immense enc lcsel automo f.il? trucks the gold a.nd securities wore taken to tho subtie.osury. Tlie detectives held hack all curiosity seekers and the great trucks rolled ponderously away from the terminal tor their journey down town to the financial center. On the llrst seat of each truck sat the chauffeur and a guard. Ibjth were armed, but their weapons were concealed. Within reich of the trucks were two additional guards who peered out through heavy steel c r-- tinrs. F!neh h:id a J:f?e lehind and in front of the profession rode a few mounted policemen. Half an hour after leaving the ex press terminal the trucks arrived at th rear door of the sulitroasury. There phlegmatic, perspiring laborers utterly unmoved by the treasure in their hands, worked in pairs carry ing the treasure within. The gold was in 700 boxes weighing 200 pounds eaeh. making a total of TO tons. The great shipment had oMiciallJ replied its destination. TIGER'S TAIL USED TO FLEECE VICTIM CHICAGO, Aug. 11. It cost J. A. Kaufman of Guthrie, Iowa. J.' T to bt on which way the tier in the animal house at Lincoln park would wave his tail. A tiger, two men assured Kaufman, nearly always waves: his tail up and down. H(.vever, owing" to weather conditions, they declared they would give hem $1 every time the Lincoln park tiger did so, if he in turn would give them $1 each time the beast waved its tail to right or left. Kauf man couldn't see how the weather af fected n tiger's tail and so he took their bets right and left. When the polico interfered the farmer wa5 betting his last ."0 cents. One of the con men escaped, but the other was arrested. He gave his name as James Burke. I IS PLACED 01 IE PICTURE Mayor Keller Stops the Show ing of "Hypocrites" One Section Was Not Shown. Mayor Keller prohibited furrier ex hibition of the film play "Hypocrites" at the laSalle theater Wednesday morning. This action was taken af ter members of the censors' commit tee recently appointed by Mayor Keller reconsidered their approval of the photoplay, piven last Monday morning. It was alleged that the theater management failed to exhibit the entire lilm at tlie private perfor mance iven at that time, and the portion which was left out is said to have been the most objectionable of the entire lilm. U. G. Manning, chairman of the mo tion picture committee, stated Wed nesday morning that the lilnas shown Tuesday and Monday night was not the same as when the committee was given ity private performance. It was claimed by Manning that the ligure of Truth, portrayed by a nude wo man, was moro plainly visible in the section left out, and that the theme of the objectionable portion was not above reproach. Mrs. Alma ). Ware, Mrs. Kettting, Mrs. H. I j. Greene and Mrs. V. 1. Sims, local clubwomen who ulorscd the picture after the private pefor mance, were among those who of fered a protect, stating that the pic ture they s.iw was approved, but that all the him v-:i not on display Monday morning. "The portion of the picture to which the committee objected." said Mgr. Harry Lerner, 'was cut out not because of its theme, but bf cause the nude ligure was a tribe more prom inent than in other seems. However, after the board, composed of repre sentative clubwomen and members of the censorship committee unanimously praised the picture and the delicacy with which the role of Truti' was portrayed, we replaced the cvjout, the approval of the thousands of per sons who suv it. "We might have hecn wrong, but upon even a suggestion from any one of the city authorities that portion would have been removed. We knew nothing of the attitude taken by the board until Mayor Keller ordered fur ther exhibition of the film stopped." HAITI REBELS DISPERSED Numerous Arrests Are Ileitis Made by American Marines. WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. Despite renewed uprisings in the intern r, oih cials today continued to consider the Haiticn outlook favorable. The rebels who pillaged Grande Riviera and raid ed a number of plantations have been dispersed and some of the ringleaders captured, according to a report from Admiral Caperton. Persons respons ible for the circulation of anonymous proclamations in I'ort Au Prinee j.r -testing against American occupancy of the customs house, have he en ar rested without disorder. Admiral Caperton reports that ar rangements for the election of a pres ident by congress are "pro.-rc..-iii-," but gives no details. FOOD RIOT IS REPORTED Cicrniaiis Said to Have Objected to High Prices Charged. AMSTERDAM. Aug. 11. Food riots;. lel by vvomen, took lac today at FchwcinfuTt, Germany, where the market wan attacked and dealers in roortsturrs attacked. Meat, butter. fPK-s and vegetable stalls were our- turned and the provision s-izeil. The high price of food is c;iusn' much unrest in some parks of Germany. L STRIKE MAY BE CULLED BY UNIONS WASHINGTON, A U -. Ii. PT paTC'l to call a general strike if eces-sary to obtain an 8-hour day in every mu- nition plant in NV.v rManil "j'n.s't James M. Johnston ot" the Interna tional association f Machinists, re turned to Washington today to lino up organized labor's support. IM'.vecn .0.0o0 and lOMOO men in plants scattered throughout Con necticut. Massachusetts, Rhode Is land, New Hampshire and Ma!n are affected by the decision t :i-:ht :'or shorter hours. I,css than one-third of the machinists and men of allied crafts in these plants have bo n or ganized, but the unorgat:iz d are re ported to be ready to walk out -Aitn the union men. Johnston and his ad- viser.s are Known to have k, :,t rr.o- than one thousand union m irhinists into these shops fro;n other lines of vor: for the purpuic of advuncii:,' unionism- GENERA Seven Thousand More at Texas City Can Be Rushed to His Assistance at Short Notice. LANSING HAS PLAN TO BRING FACTIONS TO PEACE Some Action Is Expected at Meeting This Afternoon Conference Will Be Final One. WASHINGTON. Aug. 11. General ruiibtun now has -1.000 tro ps at strt- e-ric points along the Mexican bonier, and 7,000 at T' xas. City prepared to board transports at short netb. In addition Sc'v of War Garrison ha.s orders for additional troops, stationed in other departments ready for sig nature, if necessary, it was explained at the war department todav. No 'orders of any further troop move ments have been issued. Garrison de clared, when he returned to his desk today, and none will be issued unless :i grave emergency is precipitated. (Harrison declared that the troubles in Texas are entirely divorced from the political situation in Mexico. Ho declared th at he was "far from con vinced" that native Mexicans are re sponsible for the raiding across tho b order. He today received a complete re port from Gen. Funston detai'ing all of the military operations in progress to stamp out brigandage, but declined to make its text public. "We have the situation in hand," he said. Gen. s'cott today in a report to the war department, confirmed the press reports from 171 aso that Gen. Villa had called off tlie meeting of mim owner at Chihuahua. Villa promised that a!! property would be returned u iip-i cumins at . ijiii.ejiriu. 1 iie will be prosccut d moor the civil law lor any violations, however. nnOWNSVILLi:. Tfas. .V. 11. A large detachm nt of American cav alry sot out at dawn today to run i down Mexban bandits who killed ; United states infantryman at I'alm Gardens, near Mercedes, Texas, last night. The soldier was shot down in the darkness while, with three com panions, ho was guarding the little town from an attack which had been ! threatened. The bandit crept up to the town shortly alter p. m. and opened tiro on it. defenders.. One soldier fell shct through the heart, but the other three replied to the volley and tho bandits (led. Tile Mexicans' boldness is increas ing' daily. When a passenger train arrived at Armstrong last night the soldiers who had been put in board to repel any attack, reported they had been tired upon. They replied t tlK' fire, but the darkness presented them from aiming well and none of the bandits was hit. CORNIXII. N. 1 1.. Aug. 11. Pres't Wilson kept in eb.e tone) with tho (CoNTINl'I'Ii ON PACK TWKRVi:.) STORY OF BANDIT E FABRICATION Paying Teller of Cedar Rapids Bank Admits He Committed Theft of $20,070. i:iA:i i:aiii, i.t.. Auc. ii. -L' o L. IVrrin, iayii:g Mb r in tho O-dar Iiapids N-itional rank, which was rol.t.o. l of . ".).( .,n Au-. A, eon- IVs-'-i to(i;iy til ti Mis .-lory of an arm ed bandit .-jiti r;r.. the bank and forcing him to opt n th ault wa.s a fabrication aral tbat he Innb-if com- rtlltte.l the ti ft. T Il tbons.iXid hd- lar.s of the hp -im.-v ttolen has. b. n re turned, to the b.i:!1.: by perrin. is.'.O'i of tin- amount !:ainfT b'--n belUtu in a buiidin;' td'-ir lii.s hw:;v in Wet Cnlar Ka; : !s. The remaining $L'."70 had !.--n ns-d by I'errin in i't-ttiin a rt:oi: ,f h: c!d.s he h:bi ((ititr.ictf'l t hroii - h real ctat- unl mining speculat ions. I'errin had pur '!;:eJ land in Min- n'-siiia and tho isle of I'incs. and .-t'."-K in varh'ii.s mire in CoionnJ-i and Mexir-o. His to'al ib-bts amount fl to J:!,:'1'-. T!i.- t.nter'-st on kl-i Jioldi.'iirs amo'.ir.tni b. iil.000 and his total in ono- was less, than 51..j'.0 u. yt ar. on mrrnir: of Aug. 4 P.rrLi a; founil !'' 1 in the vault at tho b ink i-v another employe. The pay ing t H'-r i a me to the bank at '. :T;0 a. m.. -ariioi k-i tlie ault and claimed that as h" swung the s;e,d !oor open a m m st-j,M-d up b hind him and at the p ;:.t of a revolver for- ed him t- unlock ti;e afe containing abot:t J'Jv'.UO" in currency. i'errm claim ed, tlie b -ndi ac d "veral pa-;.-a-'i s of bills in hi"? p ---k ts arid ran out of the buildin :. locking I'errin in. th" vault. Tw le dftiTtivi s have ' een :.t work on the and ivrrin ha- be riotp :u d r.lir.o-t cr.tin::o -is!y. per rin has been -mphyd by th lank, as pa in it teller about s: years, J. n- pars eld. and has no bad habits, lia is married a,.J has one child.