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TODAY'S PRICES Ttnr nllr (Handy Jb Harmon, quota ti. n lft Grains, hlrher Livestock. - w Mexican bank notea, 20 Villa "jrrinn 17 Chihuahua currency, isi-j Carrann, currency, X. WEATHER. FORECAST. Fair tonight and tomorrow. EL PASOTtEXAS. TUESDAY EVENING, NQVfc-MBfcK24. 1914. delivered anywhere so cents a month 2 PAGES. TWO SECTIONS. TODAY. LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, GERMANS ADMIT DELAY; DENY DEFEAT ore rea w an JA A a. A ShioB 11.0 ft yJJ Bnn rp nr ODES OF Steamer Hanalei, Ashore on Pacific Coast, Finally Goes Down. ' WRECKAGE AIDS SOME TO SAFETY Three Life Savers Are Un accounted For and May Be Drowned. COLINAS, CM, Not. 24. Forty-three survivors and 15 dead from the wrecked coasting; steamer Hana lei, which went ashore Monday on Dux bury reef, near here, had been ac counted for a few hours after the ship broke in two today and sank. Of these, 10 were towed ashore by life lines, or struggled through the smother of Burf by their own strength, and IS were carried aboard the revenue cutter McCulIoch. All tne dead also were on the McCulloch. As the vessel had 62 persons aboard all told, the list of dead and living left but four unaccounted for. Did tire Savers Perish 7 These figures did" not include, how ever, fue men of the Fort Point life tiving crew, San Francisco, who were swamped Monday night Two of these were known to have come safe ashore, but the remaining three were variously reported as aboard the McCulloch and among those cast adrilt when the Han alei broke up. They could not be count ed with any certainty among either the dead or the living. Some Are Wax bed Ashore. The Hanalei 'broke " into splinters earlv today, after pounding on the reef nearly 24 hours. Some of the frag ments washed far enough in shore to enable those clinging, to them to make a fight for their lives. The ordinary apparatus of life saving was powerless against d is tan, fog and breaking sea. Among those washed ashore unaided was Mrs.- Ethel Ferguson and her son, Harold, g years old, of Windsor, CaJ. Oil from the fuel tanks of the smashed ship coated the sea and made slimy the rocks of the beach, adding to the difficulties of the rescuers. A thick fog Monday prevented relief ships from aiding the Hanalei and when darkness closed In and the rescue craft sought safety in deep wa ter, it was realised that the only possi ble hope of saving the remaining 27 passengers and 28 officers -and crew was to get a line out front-shore. Newspaper Sends Aid. To make this attempt a San Fran cisco newspaper arranged to send, a mortar gun and the crew of the Golden State life saving station to the scene of the wreck. A motor truck met the life savers at Sausalito, on the north shore of San Francisco bay, and began the long journey around the heads to a point opposite the stricken schooner. OFFICER MAY BE PENALIZED FOR COMMENTS IN PRIVATE Washington, D. C. Nov. 24. Capt Walter N. Hill, of the marine corps, may have to answer for any remarks he may have made upon the American evacuation of Veracruz and- the Mexi can situation, even though he made them in private and did not Intend them for publication. In a telegram to secretary Daniels today, Capt. Hill said he ventured the private opinion to a personal friend of his father that there might be dis orders when the- troops left Veracruz. Secretary Daniels is disposed to con sider private criticism pf the adminis tration policies by service officers as improper. FOREST FIRE ENDANGERS LITTLE ROCK DESPITE -RAIN Little Rock. Ark,, Nov. 24. Rain that began falling today in southwestern Arkansas and portions of Oklahoma and Louisiana, has checked the great forest fires that prevailed In those dis tricts. Today it was believed the great est damage from the fires, except around Little Rock, was over. In Little Kock, however, the greatest apprehension for the safety of the city prevailed. The forest fire in th'a vi cinity had approached to wlthiii four ir lies of the business district today. C'.tiren patrols covered the residence district, alert lest wind driven sparks kindle a disastrous fire. INVESTIGATE FEASIBILITY OF V. S. ARMOR PLATE PLANT. Pittsburg, Pa., Nov. 24. Senator TiH man, representative Padgett and rear admiral Joseph Strauss, the congres sional committee appointed to investi gate the feasibility of constructing a government armor piate plant, today abandoned their plan to hold a public hearing here and left for Philadelphia, where Wednesday they will continue their Investigation at the Mldvale and Bethehem steel works. SAYS WORLD HAS WANDERED FROM CHRIST'S TEACHING Washington. D. C, Nov. 24. The Rev. Newell Dwight Hillis, tn an address today before the World's Bible Con ference, declared the world has wan dered far from the teachings of Christ and that the strnffsrls in Enrnrw la art evidence of the failure of modern times ' to appreciate Christianity. Don't Forget the HALT MINE The War At a Glance IF THE official reports of the Russians are correct, the tide of the creat battle in Poland has turned in their favor. Haw Important tlie change i and to what extent it will influence fu ture operations in the struggle be tween Germany and Russia, was not apparent today. The Russian war office today made Its first definite announce ment concerning the crucial battle. It stated that between the Vistula and Warthe rivers the Germans had retreated. Germany's Inirnt official statement gave this partia continual! n by saying that the arrival of Russian reinforcements bad postponed the decision. There was, however, no hint In this Htntement of a retreat. TURX TIDE AGAIXST TURKEY In the war with Turkey, also, Russia claims the advantage The forces -which pushed down thrc ch the Caucasus, Into Turkey, which I'etrojjrnd admitted a few days bko .had been compelled to retreat, nre now said to have resumed the of fensive and to be pushing on to ward Erxerum, a Turkish city nenr the eastern end of the Black sea. A Turkish column was there pnt to rout, the genernl staff of the army of the Caucasus annonnccs. It states also that the Turks were defeated in two engagements in northern- Persia. LITTLE CHAAGD X WEST In the west the opposing armies . still held to the positions -which ' tbey have maintained, with few changes, for the last two months. Here and there along the 300 mile line notably at Yprrs and Solu tions, and in the Argonne there wns spirited fighting, but appar ently with no results other than momentary advantages for oae side orUhe other. NO PEACE, SAYS GERMANY Germany scouts the Idea that she Is" deslrbns or making peace. The .semiofficial Cologne Gazette char acterises reports of this nature as belonging to the "region of blgh political Jdlocy.'' DEMES STOMARIXE SUNK The German official press bureau In Berlin denies the British- state ment that n German submarine has been sunk off the const of Scotland by n. British patrollngr vessel. BOMB DAMAGES CONSULATE - The American consulate- nt War saw has been damaged ,by a bomb dropped from q ticrrajia airship. Ambassador Marye at Petrograd reported to the state department at Washington that several persons In the street were killed and that svln dowft of the consulate were broken, although no one in the building was injured. EKUI CLOSES L01 LIST London. Eng., Nov.'' 21. Lists of sub scriptions to the createst war loan in I history, amounting to 350,000.000 pounds sterling (51,750,000,000) or rather more than halt the total of the English na tional debt, were closed this afternoon and the loan, it is freely stated in tho city, will be a great success, although no official figures as yet are available. Coming at a time when the London stock exchange is closed and immedi ately after t300.000.000 of fresh tax ation had been imposed, the result is consldereiTremarkably indicative of the determination of the country to enable the government to prosecute the war to a successful end. Washington, D. C, Nov. 24 A bomb from a German airship fell in front of the American consulate a"t Warsaw early today, breaking the windows of the consulate, but Injuring no one within, according to a telegram dated today from American ambassador Marye, at Petrograd. Several persons tn the street In front of the consulate were killed and wounded, but none of them w ere Amer icans. GERMAN SUBMARINE, RAMMED BY BRITISH SHIP. SINKS London, Eng., Nov. 24. The German submarine U-18 .rammed by a British petroling vessel off the north coast of Scotland Monday afternoon, sank. After the submarine was rammed, just after noon, the U-18 was not seen again untjl 12:30, when she appeared on the surface, flying a white flag. Shortly after this she foundered aB the British destroyer Garry came along side. The destroyer rescued three offi cer? and 23 of the submarine's crevv, only one being drowned. The .names of the German officers rescued are: Lieut Von Henning, en gineer Lieut Springer and Lieut. Neur burg. VON HINDENBERG'S ARMY RETREATING, RUSSIANS SAY Petrograd, Russia, Nov. 24. Gen. von Hindenburg's army, which last week was sweeping toward Warsaw, in its second advance through Russian Po land, today is reported to be in re treat, after having experienced serious reverses Inflicted by the Russians who. with reinforcements, made a oniiiani stand between the Vistula and Warthe 8016 BI1ES " " wWIVUU t-iC Sib. DO SENDS PROTEST TO PRESIDENT Request Postponement of In vestigation; Doubt Effi cacy of Probe. THINK PASSIONS MIGHT BE INFLAMED The Governor and Governor Elect Present Views in Personal Petition. DBNVER, Colo, Nov. 24. Governor E. M. Amnions, Democrat, and . governor-elect George A. Carl son, Republican, today joined in a re quest that the proposed investigation of the federal industrial relations com mission into the Colorado coal miners' strike be postponed. The request was made in a telegram to president Wil son and Frank P. Walsh, chairman of. the commission. The telegram which was addressed to Mr. Walsh follows: . , "We have had within the past ear , more tban;.a sMceOoCJa v9ttgatfOmrt)f,i industrial conditions in our coal fields;- including -one by a, special congres sional committee and others by the federal bureau of labor. . Question Value or Investigations. "We seriously question whether an Investigation conducted by you at this time can bring out any new informa tion. The undersigned are working In harmony and In the interests of law, order and peace with an earnest desire to hare no further expense or blood shed In Colorado. We have a feeling of good will toward all but a fixed de termination to preserve the present status of peace in this state. 3Ilght Hinder, Not Help. "The entrance into Colorado of your estimable body at about the time of the . withdrawal of the federal troops and at approximately the date fixed ior tne present administration to re tire and the incoming administration to take up its new duties might great ly embarrass us in the administration of our program of government, and the hearings conducted by your com mittee might serve to Inflame passions and endanger the peace maintained by tht troopsin the past L'rge Postponement. "We, therefore, respectfully request and urge that the date of your pro posed Investigation be postponed." The date on which the inquiry by the industrial relation's commission is to open has been fixed for December L SAFE BLOWERS STEAL PAPERS OF NO, VALUE Glendale. Ariz., Nov. 24. Falling to secure more than a few dollars in money, thieves who blew open tho safe of the People's Lumber company took away $1200 worth of promissory notes, insurance policies and other papers of w vi.uc lu niemseiveF. AMERICAN -MlMSTEIt DECLINES TO DISCUSS KIROPDAN PEACE TALK New York, Nov. 2i. Henry Van Dyke, American minister to The Nether lands, reached here today from The Hague aboard the steamship Rotterdam. The suggestion, published originally in Amsterdam, that the time was ripe for the United States and the Netherlands to act in concert to bring about peace in Europe, was brought to his atten tion. He refused to comment on it He was asked If the report were true that he was the bearer of the sugges tion looking toward such action from the government of Holland to the United States. To this also he 'declined to reply. Mr. Van Dyke seemed to be thorough ly conversant however, with the sug gestion and the report Apparently he anticipated being questioned by re porters on this subject for when they boardec" the ship at quarantine -tnd sought nim out, he had ready for thrfin a statement prepared in advance. This statement was to the effect that ne could not discuss conditions In Europe, ATTEMPTS TO RECRUIT U. S. CITIZENS FOR AVAR PROBED Chicago, IIL, Nov. 24. District at torney Chas. F. Kline has begun an investigation of alleged attempts to re cruit Chicago men for the Canadian expeditionary forces. He ordered -Edward Jacobs and Gus tav Bachman to appear today to sign statements regarding recruiting of this na-t,,,reJ ,lhey say they were in veigled from Chicago to Winnipeg two months ago with promises of employ ment on a grain ship. They were taken to Fort Osborne, they assert. tV?d a5uefforJ was made to recruit them. They refused to swear allegiance to King George and were left stranded. PITTSBURG KXCHANGE t,h k IS T nK"PEX DECEMBER S ti, TO??UKa Pa:' Nov" Directors of tn Pittsburg.stock exchange voted to ??,y ,l!e.n.t!,e,,excnanse December 2 I ?i ? iest icted fading in stocks S.Jcl?SeJ.?nder 15 0" July 30. T.Hdt?.? 'nther stocks will be re- onrfciCdIvIdendhe Pr'Ces o Jul 30' Iess HI! Need For Relief INQUIRY, IS URGED - - Wi " ' " " i . ii ' - ' KAISER CHOPS .OFF ENDS OF MUSTACHE London, Sag.. Xov. 24. Reports from Copenhagen are so the affect that the kaiser has crojip ,1 on the ajjjriessively up-pointed ends of his mustache and that the.operatioa has worked a. miraculous change in. the appearance of the war lord. The former almost ferocious martial expression has given plac e to one of complete dejection. BELGIAN 10IIS UJCKLY LAPSE Famishing People Resort to Stealing and Smuggling; Fights Follow. Bruges. Belgium, Nov. 24. 7n some aspects civilization has been set back several centuries oy me war in pans ef Belgium. Conditions in Bruges and the surrounding region are so, unsat isfactory that the eritlre countryside seems likely to Teturn to a state re sembling the period of the religious wars In the 16th century, when the fam ishing population resorted to stealing, plundering and smuggling. Such occurences are being reported now along the Dutch frontier. They have led to sanguinary fights between Belgian smugglers and German sol diers and Dutch frontier guards. Law less elements of the population are raiding farms, killing or wounding the occupants and stealing their posses sions. Germans Pursue Marauders. The Germans are doing what they can to preserve order. Marauders are pursued relentlessly. In cities like Antwerp, prices of the necessaries of life have rlson greatly. The German authorities, while refrain ing from the imposition of direct taxa tion, demand large sums from the peo ple1 through a complicated system of stamp taxes. These taxes are Imposed for infraction of any of tho many petty rules which have been made. TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYER FOUNDERS AFTER COLLISION Copenhagen. Denmark, Nov. 24. The German torpedo boat destroyer 124 colliued Sunday, night with the Danish steamer Anfelodane and foundered. The collision occurred In the Ore sound. Two German sailors, according to the correspondent, wore rescued by the steamer, seriously injured, but suc cumbed to their Injuries. The re mainder of the crew of the destroyer were drowned. SWEDISH KING'S MESSENGER -BRINGS WORD TO EMBASSY New York, Nov. 24. Per Ostberg, special messenger of the king- of Swe den, reached New lork tills afternoon bearing a message from king Gustav to the Swedish embassy at Washing ton which, he said, was too important to trust either to tho mails or tho cables. He left at once for Washing ton. 4.sS 4-4-4-I-' 4''l' LOST Gold cuff link. Initials F. A. D. 4. Week ago. Iteward. : 4 For further 'information of ' the ,, , nltove see page 10, column 1, .of this paper. . . I Q TlMHflT ' K an KFFPs u, o, ufiMiu i libUiLfin rLLN OPEHJITEMINES KIZflEI President Rejects Sugges - tion of Labor Federation For a Receiver. Washington. D. C, Nov. 24. Presi dent Wilson will not adort the sug gestion qf the American Federation of Labor that steps be taken to have a re ceiver appointed for the Colorado coal mine's "involved in the strike, with the purpose of having then operated by the federal" government The president told callers today that he had been Informed by secretary Wil son, of the department of labor, that the solicitor of that department had given an opinion that there would be no -legal warrant for the operation of the mines by the government The president r.dded that so far he had re ceived no suggestions from governor Ammons that the federal troops bo withdrawn. Kansans UsWChristmas Af.. C. Raliat Wnrh Money tOr teliej VV Ort Topeka. Kas., Nov. 24. A large ship ment of Kansas Flour for the relief of the people of Belgium was started for its destination today ifYid by Christmas 100.000 barrels will have been contrib uted by the citizens of the state, mem bers of the committee accumulating the supplies said. . Thousands of Kansans have notified relatives and friends that they will re frain frbm Christmas giving this year that they may use the usual gift money for the Belgium fund. Thanksgiving dinners haTe been abandoned with the same purpose in view. CAPTAIN OF SUNKEN GERMAN SHIP TRAVELS AS STOKER Amsterdam, Holland, Nov. -24. Capt Aye of the auxiliary cruiser Kaiser Wllhelm Der Grosse, which was sunk off tha west coast of Africa by a British cruiser the latter part of August hns been decorated with the Iron Cross of -the first class: In a statement made to the Berliner Tage blatt, Capt Aye says he managed to return to Germany as stoker on a neutral vessel. A dispatch from LaB Palmas, Canary -islands, on Nov. 12, said that 10 officers from the Kaiser Wllhelm Der Grosse, who were on' parole, had escaped on-a Dutch steamer. They were dlsgu&ed as firemen. The men had been lodged on a German steamer moored in the harbor at Las Palmas. CHILE SENDS SHIP TO SEEK GERMAN BASE Valparlso, Chile, Nov. 24 The Chilian training ship. General Raquedano, hs been sent by the government to the Juan Fernandez Islands to make an in vestigation into the charges tlfat the Germans have established a base of opeiations on the island of Mas a'Fuera, one of this group. Right In 'AUe.VAL. ttMSSStVXCSt : Carranza Is Expected at the Port; Mexican Officials Take Up Duties. Veracruz, Hex., -Nov. :4. The Consti tutionalist troops, which, came into Veracruz Monday on the departure of th American forces' of occupation un der Gn. Funston. continued today to maintain order. There have been no dis turbances In the' city. Mexican flags are flying over all the public buildings and the various government officials named by the Constitutionalists have begun their labore.' Mure troops en tered the city today. When Gen. Car ranza will arrive is not vet known. The commercial telegraph wires con necting Veracruz with Mexico City have not yet beerj repaired. Must Preserve Order. Gen. Candido Aguilar. who succeeded Gen. Funston as military governor of Veracruz, did not mince words when, thrnnc-h his rhlef of -Dollee. Theodore Frezleres. he told the residents of the city that nv disturbance of the peace. nf th crr-Avpr Crimea, such as sacking. v upuicr 1. uc iwift vwfcMw " " ' would result In the execution of tho of fending individuals. The proclamation containing this delaration was circulated through the streets as Gen. Agullar's forces were arriving. The decree provides that all arms must be turned in to the author ities within 24 hours and that failure to comply with this order will result in the arrest of anyone in whose pos session a gun is found. Intercedes for Americans. This flat statement caused W. W. Canada, the American consul, to call at the police station, where he told chief Frezieres that many Americans had de posited their arms with him. The consul was told that Gen. Aguilar had no In tention of demanding them, and In fact expected the consul to use his dls creation in holding the arms of any Americans. Americans are not exempt from the order, but In cases where the authorities are convinced that their standing warrants it they will be given permits. Veracruz In Dry. Veracruz is to go on the list of pro hibition cities, at least temporarily. On entering the city the Mexicans found saloons closed in accordance with the order Issued by Gen. Funston yesterday. This was heartily approved and under a new order Issued today, the saloons Jwill remain closed "until further or ders." Using Searchlights, Hill Mows Down Enemy With Machine Gun Fire Naco, Ariz.. Nov. 24. Governor May torena of Sonora delivered a night at tack upon the Carranxa defences of Naco Monday night, but Gen. Benjamin (Continued on pose 8, column 2.) the Neighborhood Heavy Reinforcements Have - Reached Czar's Troops at Crucial Period. AUSTRIANS LEAVE MOUNTAIN PASSES British Warships Bombard German-Positions in West; Damage Slight. ) LONDON, Eng, Nov. 24 Husaia claims Germany has failed in tha second dash toward Warsaw, cap ital of Poland. Germany admits delay, but expresses confidence that tha cam paign will eventually result in suc-ess. This is the official expression of opinion from both sides regarding the groat battle hich fo- several days has been contested between the Vistula, and Ware r:ers, in Russian Poland Timeh reinforcements from W-i'Siw. nftfr tho c,( r nans h.id ilrnot p .- -'1 th ir . i to tho tit- tvirm d tr o( r ittl. inf r- nt 1 . ir - i- , Mr k 1.' sslan ,1'iri -- 1 -fne Geiman idi.'S were opposed by onI two Russian corps, which, after jiutt'nsr up a desnerate defence, were corrrelled to retire. This left the road to Warsaw open and the Germans pushed ahead, staking'all on arriving at Wrasaw before reinforcements could be brough. uis leaving their line or comcunieations to take care of itselL Ilusslnns Make Decided Stand. "The Russians made a stand on tho Bzura river, although the position was not the most favorable. The Germans wer always in superior numbers but o nnmhar of Russian cotds were raov- Ingapeedily against immense difficul ties ot iranaporuuun wwe.. . .threatened quarter. "ttat for the German skill in retire ment, tbey would be in a perilous posi tion: They are in a long tongue of land between the Vistula and the Warthe. depending entirelv on these walls of water to defend their flanks. No commander would take such Chances unless he knew It was impos sible to smash through on his flank. This is not impossibje. Gen Rennen kampf Is operating in the north. ' AuVrians Driven Out. A German official announcement, re ceived from Berlin today, says. "Ine Austrians announce that ther have abandoned to superior forces sev eral passes in the Carpathians The Russian troops which are investing Przemjsl have 1 been driven back by a sortie and are not within range of the cannon of the forts. "The Russians who crossed the lower Dunajec are not able to proceed further. "The tremendous extent of the bat tles now raging in the east is apparent from the faet that contests are now in progress .along a front extending over 400. miles between the positions on the extreme north and south." Situation In Yi est Unrbanced. As for the western theater, the offi cial statement gien out in Pa'is this afternoon says that, generall sneak ing, the situation on Nocbzr 2S showed no changes of importance The text of the communication follows "Generally speaking, it tr.a be said that the situation, during the U.iv ot November 23 has showed no important changes. "Along the greater part of the front tha nemy manifested hi' actiit par ticularly by an intermittent cannonade which was, however, less spirited than on the preceding dsy. Infantry Attack Repulsed. "Nevertheless there were here and theje some infantry attacks, all of which were repulsed. These attacks were particularly violent in the Ar gonne, where we gained some territory and'in tlie region of Four de Paris TThere,is nothing to report between. the Argonne and the Vosges and fur thermore aMjeavy fog has interfered with operations. "The sanitary conditions of the troops are favorable. , Warships Rombaril Const. Berlin, Germany, Nov. 24. (By wire leas to London ) An official commur.i catlon 'given out today by the German headquarters staff says: "British warships again appeared off the) Belgian coast Monday and bom barded Lombaertzyde and Zeebrugge. Our troops suffered but slight damage from this bombardment but a number of Belgian villagers were, killed and Injured. Otherwise no actual changes have occurred in the west. I No Decision In Knst. in mis eastern wur nieaicr tut: uu. tion has not yet been decided. In east Prussia our troops are holding their own to the northeast of the plain of the (Mazur) lakes. "In Russian Poland the fierce fight ing which has been taking pla'e stilt has been withouH result The battle in the region of Czensterchowa has come to a standstill "On our southern wing to the northeast of CracoW our attack is progressing. The official Russian report that Geru Liebert and Gen. Tannewitz were made prisoners in east Prussia is an inven tion. Gen. Liebert at present is in, Berlin and Gen. Tannewitz is ?t tha head of his troops."