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I TODAY'S PRICES HOME EDITION T!ir sil'cr (Handy & Harmon quota i on) 4a1 Grains, lower Livewtork, uMni Mexican bank notes. 18 -Chihuahua currency. 15 -Carranza cur-r-nr) 15 (Villa currency not WEATJIE8 FORECAST. Increasing- cloudiness tonight. LATENT NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. EL PASC. TEXAS. SATURDAY EVENING. JANUARY 9. 1915. SINGLE COPT FIVE CENTS. DELIVERED ANrWtlERE 60 CENTS A MONTH, 32 PAGES. 4 SECTIONS. TODAY. GERMANY ARMY IN AUSTRIA rder nzona ore JCTafjL3- TO PUT righting Un A No M PORT Carranza To Hold A sua Prieta and Maylorena to Retain Nogales, Son. t VILLA TROOPS TO MOVE TOGUAYMAS Maylorena Will Not Attack Agua Prieta; Carranza to Let Nogales Alone. THERE will be no more fighting by Mexican factions on the bor der of Arizona as a result of meetings in El Paso and Juarez Friday night and Saturday at noon between tfenT.H,fJnL- 8cott- cn,f of staff of I he I nited States army, and On. Fran cisco Villa, chief general of "the con ention" forces in Mexico. ,. A forcasted recently In The Herald. the Ma torena troops ihL convention forces in Sonora are '" permit me evacuation of Naco, Son oia, by the Carranza forces under Gen. Benjamin HH1, and will not molest the larranza forces at Agua Prieta, op posite Douglas. In return, the May torena garrison at Nogales, Sonora. w ill not be molested by the Carran . lstas. The troops now being sent by Gen, t ilia through Juarez to "Sonora, In stead of being legated to border duty, wUl be diverted to G nay mas, Sonora. Part of the troops, after reaching Sonora, It is said, wilt encircle 'Agua, Prieta, to see that the Carranclstas do not quit the garrison after they move from-Naco. Tt is stated that these Carranza troops have already asked and been denied permission to entrain through i he United States for Galveston and Veracruz. Naco, Sonora. is to remain a neutral port The Agreement. The agreement v asireached between !cn Scott and Gen. Villa at a meet ing: in the -Juarez custom house Sat urday at noon, their second since the an l al of Gen. Villa yesterday after i.con. The first conference was pre liminary and was held In the United States immigration station at tho American end of the international bi ulg-e Friday evening. The agreement fellows First: That the port of Naco be evacuated bj the Constitutional ist foreeii under the command of firn. llllli Second: That Gov. Haytorena nnd Gen. lllll will not occupy, in any fonu, the port of ZVnco, Minora jiurai to pni into etrect tne pre ceding articles, the port of in, Sonora, will become neutral and cloned to traffic and commerce; also the custom bonnet until an estab lished Kucrami In Mexico eon fake possession and be recognized by the Inlted States, or until one of the faction located in the state dominates completely the other fac tions; TO RESPECT POUTS. Fourth: It Is arranged ulso that daring the military operations of the contending factions, they will respect respectively the ports of 'NoKales, In power of the Constitu tionalist troops under command of Gov. Mnytorena, and those of Agun Prieta, In command of Gen. Hill, chief of the Cousdtiitlonnllut troops In the state) that Is that the afore said places will not be attacked for any motive as also to invite content In whnt ho ever froutler town which Is located opposite to nn merlean town with nn object of occasional dancer In American territory and expose thus friendly relations with the Lnlted States. Flfthi It Is arranged that to end and do away with the practice men tioned In the preceding articles, that all troops under command of Gov. Mnytorena will retire to Cann ea or Nogales, Sonora, at the time the Hgreenieat Is concluded and will ciot molest la the lenst the troops of Gen. Hill during their dlsoccupntlon of Naco nnd their march towards Agua Prieta; It Is agreed, also, that during the previously mentioned operations, the troops of Gen. Hill will not molest those of Gov. May torenn. Agreement Is Signed. This t.greement was signed by Gen. Benjamin Hill on Dec. 23d, and was later signed by Col. Ellas Callee, a ommander under Gen. Hill and has the vipproval of Gen. Venustlano Carranza. Gen Francesco Villa agreed, at the conference Saturday morning, to order governor Jose Maria Maytorena to sign the agreement and himself approved of it in full The agreement also has the specific approval of the president of the United States and of secretary of war L. M. Garrison. I anticipate no further trouble at Naco or Douglas," said Gen. Scott Sat urdav afternoon, following? Villa's agreement It became known Saturday that the agreement between the Warring Mexi can factions had averted a critical situation on the border. The disposal of the 8000 troops under Juan Cabral to the west coast instead of to Naco 1 (Continued on Pace 2, Colnmn 3.) Life Story YOUTH ENDS LIFE WHEN FIRM FAILS OFFICIALS I TflLKJF NOTE Britain's Position, Though Insisting on Rights, Con sidered Reasonable. Washington, D. C, Jan. 9. Secretary of ,state Bryan and other administra tion officials were at work today going over Great Britain's preliminary reply to the American note protesting against interference with commerce on the high seas. Such study as officials have given to the preliminaiy reply has convinced them that probably it will be neces sary to await the supplementary note promised by the British government before undertaking to continue the negotiations. England Willing to Arbitrate. "iWfjIl nlrAloo rarranl tha T)vItts1l position as conciliatory, and, while I Great Britain has not yielded any of her substantial clalmB in regard to the right of search of neutral ships, the London foreign office has shown a dis position to discuss the subject in a friendly spirit There is a disposition on the part of the United States officials, in the con tinuation of negotiations, to separate the question of the manner in which searches shall be conducted from the other questions relating to contraband. German Nobility Loses 779 Members in Battle To Nov. 1, Says Report Berlin, Germany, Jan. 9. Publica tion of the Almanac de Gotha for 1915 and the various genealogical annuals which has Just taken place here re veals that up to Nov. 1, 779 members of the German nobility had met death OB the battlefield or had succumbed to Wounds received in action. i It is shown that, of members belong ing to the "grasflicho" houses, or families carrying the title' of count, 74 had fallen in battle or died of wounds. The "frelherrlichem" or baronical fam ilies had lost 209 members through tho war, while the very essence of German nobility, the "Urudeligen" families, who trace their ancestors to the year of 13S0 or beyond, bad lost, 246 mem bers in all. The families hit hardest are the Armins with eight the Wedels with eight, the Oertzens with seven,nd the Deckens with six members. But the class of nobility which seems to Jiavo suffered most, though it is by no means the most numerous, is that whose mem bers have been knighted by letters patent, and who are known in Ger many as "brlefadelige" houses. This class lost 250 members. The total number of losses through death on the battlefield or as the re sult of wounds received in action of the German nobility is, therefore, 779, up to Nov. 1. RUSSIANS CARRY PRICELESS ART OBJECTS FROM LEMBERG Vienna, Austria, Jan. 9. The Osso linski library museum at Lemberg from which the Rusians recently carried off a large number of art objects and man uscripts is considered the most im portant Polish national art and biblio graphical institution in existence. Ac cording to authentic reports the Rus sians transferred to Petrogrtfd 1034 paintings, 24 000 etchings, 5000 auto graphs, and a quantity of manuscripts of which as yet it has been impossi ble to even make an estimate. Austrian Poles bitterly resent this raiding of their art and literary holy-of-holies, since among the objects carried off there are many priceless specimens of an original literary and art historical character which it would be impossible to replace. FRENCH CONGO TROOPS DEFEAT GERMAN FORCE Paris, France, Jan. 9. French troops from the Congo, who have been occu pying Kdea, in German Kamerun, have been attacked in force by a mixed de tachment of German and native sol diers. The Germans were repulsed, leaving on the field 74 dead and wounded, one machine sun and 50 rifles. This Information Is contained in an official telegram received today by the I losses in the engagement are described as trivial. RUSSIAN FACTORIES BUILD 30 AEROPLANES A WEEK FOR ARMY Petrograd, Russia, Jan. 9 Russia has recently completed several new aeroplane factories which are each to supply 20 or 30 aeroplanes weekly for army use. Under service conditions, the life of an aerorJane is comparative ly short and a considerable part of the output of these factories will be needed to replace wastage at the front BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS INSPECT WAR MUNITIONS New Tork, Jan. 9. Twenty-eight officers and men of the British arms-. Including Col. C. E. Phipps, of the Royal artillery, temporarily detached from service on European battlefields, reaehed New Tork today on their way to Bethlehem, Pa., to inspect there the large quantities of ammunition for the British army for which Charles M. Schwab obtained orders while abroad. FAMILIES aUARREL OVER AVAR; DIVORCES FRECtUEXT Basel, Switzerland, Jan. 9. Personal feeling between pro-German and pro English Alsatians is so high, visiting Alsatians declare, that many divorces of quarreling husbands and wives havo resulted. ,i of Carlotta, The War At a Glance TIII3 French ndvance In Alsace apparently has been checked. Uoth the French and Ger man official statements of todny tell of the reenptnre by the Ger mans of Ilurnhnupt-Le-Haut, the town Nouth of Stelnbach, capture of which by the French was an nounced Friday. In the Argonnc, -violent fighting Is again In progress. In one charge the French lost a number of men as the result of n trap set by the Germans, who permitted them to occupy a trench nnd then blew it up. Fighting has been resumed In the Aisne region where the allies claim to have captured three lines of German trenches, covering SOO meters of the front. The German statement sajs that French attacks In this region were repulsed. AGAIN STRIKING AT WARS VW. German nrmies nre again strik ing at "Warsaw from two direc tions. Along the VLitnln to the west of the Polish capital, heavy fighting has been resumed, nnd at the lime time a new attack has been launched from the north. The Petrograd vrnr office described the fighting ns more nnd more des perate nnd admits that the Ger mans made advances at many points but states they were sub sequently driven back again. ROUMAXIA MODI1.IZING. Coincident with the Russian sweep through the Austrian prov ince of Bukowlna, plans are under way In the adjacent country of Rourannln for mobilization of the army. Unofficial ndvices state that the entrance of Iloumnnin Into the wnr Is expected. A Geneva report says that an Vustrlan army has been trapped In Gallcla by the Russians, who by an unexpected movement cnught the Auntrinns nt n disadvantage on difficult ground and placed them In a precarious position. There was no confirmation, however, of this report. UK RAGE FOR I PURSE Point Loma Race Course, San Diego, . Calif., ? 10,000 Jan. 9. Prize money totaling was to be contested for today in the Panama-California exposition road race of 305.082 miles, 51. laps. Nineteen cars were entered. They were tp get away at intervals of 33 seconds. Just before the start, at 11 oclock, Harry Grant, driving car No. 1, found his car had a bad crack and withdrew. The other contestants in the order of their starting were Tom Alley, Jack Gable, Grover Buekstell, Huntley Gordon, Bob Burmau. Eddie Rickenbacker, Uarl Cooper, Fred "McCarthy, Jack Calla ghan, A. A. Cadwell, Louis Nikrent Barney Oldfield,. Arthur Klein, A. T. Kickey, W. R. Carlson, L. B. Shields, Eddie O'DonneU. Car No. 10, driven by Jack Callaghan, went out in the first lap, striking a lamp post on the ocean beach side of the course. Boo Burman quit in me sixth lap with a broken connecting rod. Huntley. Gordon, No. 5, was put out at the same time, his car throwing three tires. Number 3, driven by Jack Gamble, quit in the 11th lap with a broken con necting rod. In the first hour the av erage speed of the cars was 65 mis. Twelve starters remained In the race at the end of the 15th lap, with 36 yet to go Louis Nikrent, No. 12, went out in the 14th as the result of a flying stone breaking his gas line UIEAP ESCAPE FLAMES New York, Jan 9 PoHce headquar ters reported at 1-30 oclock this after noon that a five story building on Fifth avenue, occupied by millinery and dressmaking concerns, was in flames and that several women had jumped from the windows. DID WILSON ANNOUNCE HIS CANDIDACY? FRIENDS WONDER Pittsburg, Pa.. Jan. 9. President Wilson was on his way back to Wash ington today after making his first purely political speech since he assumed the presidency. Gossip was rife among the presi dent's friends over the meaning back of his statement in Indianapolis in his speech "that there may come a time when the American people will have to judge whether I know what I am talking about or not Some of his friends Insisted that the president was merely referring to the fact that future generations will judge his actions, and that he did not Intend to convey the impression, which was gained by the crowd, that he might be a candidate again for the presidency. TROGRAM COMMITTEE TO MEET A meeting of the program commit tee of the Panhandle & Southwestern Stockmen's association convention will be held at the chamber of commerce Monday afternoon. Tentative plans for the entertainment of the cattlemen who will come here for the big March convention will be laid at this meet ing. Mexico's . MI WHEAT CAUSE, SJIS COUNSEL Brokers Go Bankrupt When Caught on Short Side of Fast Rising Market. YOUNG PARTNER FACES RUINATION Enters Adjoining Offices;. Body Is Found Later Un der Desk; Gun Nearby. NEW YORIC Jan. 9. G. F. String er, jr., junior member of the stock exchange, firm of Stringer & Co., shot himself and died instantly about the time that the' suspension of the firm was announced today ou the floor Of -the stock exchange. To. the sensational -rise in wheat within the past few days was attrib uted the failure of the firm by a A. Decker, its counsel. Decker said that Stringer & Co. had been "badly caught on the short side" of the market, and had .failed for about J160.000. Had Just Been Married. The firm of Stringer & Co. was or ganized May 23, 1912 It consisted, of G F. Stringer, sr., and his son of the same name. The younger Stringer re cently, had reached the age of 21 and been admitted as a .full partners He was married recently. . A few minutes before the opening of the Stock exchange today. Stringer, jr., left his office and entered that of the Guanajuato Development company, in which the firm of Stringer & Co. had an interest Body Found Under Desk. When the exchange opened the fail ure was announced- Not lnni- after wards the body of Stringer was found I lying on the floor undei a desk in the J development company s office, with a revolver a few feet away. The firm did a commission business. For some time past it had been In terested in Mexican properties, espe cially mining companies. Hnd Iicen Speculating. Decker later issued a statement in which he said "The suicide of Mr. Stringer, and the failure of the firm are due to the fact that the young man for the past month had been speculating in the wheat market with the monev of. his friends and his customers. When the market' went against him with heavy losses, he decided to end it all. He told his-' fath er Friday of his financial situation. "The Mexican situation was .in4 no way the cause of the failure of the firm." Let Mexicans Fight-Long As 1 hey Like, Says Wilson Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 9. The'Mex Ican people are 'entitled to freedom. Let them get it in their own wav. This was the keynote of president Wil son's reference to tho Mexicah situa tion In his speech 'here Friday during the Jackson day 'exercises. . - The pi-esldent spoke brtefly of Mexico, he said tlie'i'teople there .are entitled .to liberty, "jio matter .how long they take in determining ft" Speaking slowly and carefully, he de clared that "so far as jnj- Influence goes, while I am president -nobody Bhall Interfere with thenr." ,-He said that until the revolt against Diaz 80 percent of v the Mexicans nevej-had a look in as-to-what. should be done In governmental affairs. He said other nations had taken as long as they wanted and spilled as mucn oioo-i as tne- ileascd In-gaining liberty, "and shall we deny the. same right to Mexico? No." , ' CHIHIj uiua currency takes i the place of villa issue Quotations on old- Villa currency1 were discontinued .Saturday at the local money exchanges, as this'form of CUrrenCV in HO lltnrM In nlt-nntaHnn Jiaving been replaced by .the Chihuahua' currency. Home Products Keep All Money at Home The "Made In El Paso" display next week is going to surprise even the most enthusiastic El Pasoan. That EI Paso has over half a hun dred factories for turning out products that people are continually buying from other places Is a fact not generally known. . This will be proved by the displays next week and not Only this, but the excellence' of such articles will be proved by actual contact and test It is true that .EI Pasoans can be supplied with practically every necessity clothing, food, house fur nishings, house building materials right here in El Paso and many of the luxuries of life are also made here. El Pasoans who buy these "El Paso products keep their money at home. El Pasoans who buy similar prod ucts made elsewhere send three fourths of their money out of El Paso to stay. Former Empress, Herald Magazine Today JOFFRE SWINGS THE AXE VbssbbKc? - j ,. i-". - SsBBFSsBnBslBnKSK - Gen. Joffrc, who has summarily: retired J4 lnmli jreneraU, owing, it is said, to the success of some of the (..crman countei attacks. 6UTIERREZ 10 UNITE FACTIONS, SfSPEACEPLANS PMESS1 Provisonal President 'at Mexico City Asserts He Has Communicated "With All Parties Engaged in War; Canova, Special Agent, 'of Whose Alleged Acts Villa Disapprbve'd, Talks With Bryan. W ASHINGTON. D. Cm Jan. 0. Progress of "negotia tions between the vvnr- . ring factions In Mexico, by which "the problem of pacification- o'f Mexico has practically been solved," were announced Friday night to the' convention In Mexico City' by Gen. Gntler'rez. . ' SHliman Reports. Negotiations.. This was reported in.a.dlsbatcjti to the state department today frbm'Amer lcan consul Silllman. . . , "It would not be 'opportune at this time," said Gen. Gutierrez, "to,give de-' tails, but their publication will be made AMERICAN WOMAN. SHOT- AT BY MEXICAN OFFICERS How an. American -woman' narrowly escaped' assassination at the bands of Mexican ..officers is told in letters reachlnc the border Satdrdsv. Mrs. R. W. Olinger. 'wife of an' official 'of I ute .jiBuiiu, un company, was tne vic tim. , V I Mrs. dinger, accompanied 'by. her brother, was-on her way to a, function at- the American club. Two Mexican officers accosted them on the street and attempted 'to embrace tho Amer ican woman, the letter says. They fled, -and the .Mexicans opened, fire with, their pistols. Two bullets passed through the w'omans hat. ' The America"5 finally arrived at the American Methodist chiJrcb. They They .pounded' dri "the'-'doQr.' 'and "wer admUted by the night watchman. Tho Mexicans, however,' continued -their fire as they entered, and then emptied their pistols Into 'the building-, breaking -soma "I of the colored glass windows of tha church. RAILROADER SAYS $3,000,000 GOLD IS DELIVERED TO VILLA Fort Worth, Texas. Jan. 9. Three million dollars in American gold,- con signed from New York to Francisco Villa, were delivered in Juarez to rep resentatives of Gen. Villa, according to J. F. Bedison, passenger conductor on the Texas and Pacific railway. He said the gold was rushed Into El Paso Thursday night under guard of eight heavily. armed men. Bedison, who took charge of the train here, said the money was shirred in a steel car, which contained dozens of steel money chests of an exnress company. The armed guards rode in- me car. SALTILLO BATTLE CONTINUES; CARRANZA TROOPS REINFORCED Laredo, Tex , Jan. 9 News from Saltillo todaj said 'the battle between Villa and Carranza forces continued unabated with no decisive result. It waB reported that a force of 1000 Car-, ranza troops had left Monterey to join In the fight in due time." He added that he had been-in touch with all armed groups in various parts of the republic, includ ing forces irt the state of Coahuila. and two. proposals had .been made to him which seemed satisfactory. - SnppKWeil to Include Carranza. Gen. Gutierrez! made no reference to Carranza; but his statement covering "all armed groups'; was taken to mean that 'a' reconciliation between the war ring .factions of the once United Con stitutionalist army was in the making. Gutferrtsz also' '.said 'delegates from some armed groups hitherto not repre sented were eVpected to attend the convention. Convention Elects Officers. The convention elected new presiding officers and decided to'KoH dally ses sions. ' , . Applause greeted -Gutierrez's state ment that the convention would not be dominated by "any chief or person." - Canova Talks With Bryan. Leon Canova, special agent of the state department, who was recently de clared by Gen. Villa as persona non grata to htm, because he aided In the escape of Gen. Iturbide, reached Wash ington, today and conferred at length with secretary rl state .Bryan. Vaudeville Next Friday ToAid"Amigo Listo"Fand JOS ULAS-S has offered to aid the 'Aniijfo Listo" (Keadv Friend) fund with a benefit performance at the El Paso theater next "Friday evening at 8:25. The performance will be vaudeville and will last for about two nours. The program w ill be announced later. Mr., Glass, who js taking a part of the Lyric players now at the Craw ford theater to .the El Paco theater for a stock season, is not yet readv to open at the latter house, and in the absence of road attractions for that date. has nest Friday open. H has offered to donate to the "Amufq Listo" fund all proceeds from the performance over and above J100, the cost of opening the house. In. other words Mr. Glass donates the acts on the program, the music, and his services in directing the entertainment, and charges only for the theater, for which he has already paid the rent under his contract. The Herald has accepted the offer for "Amigo Listo" and will have representatives, on the irtritation of Mr. Glass, in charge of the box" office . and the door, to look after the Teceipts. Tickets v.-ill be placed on sale at Ryan's drug store Wednesday morning and all seats will be resened. The tickets will be 50c. At this price, 200 ' admissions will pay all the expenses. All above that number will contribute their entire admission fee "to the fund for tbe aid of those in need of aid in El Taso, and will be entertained besides. Mr. Glass says he will put on a program that will reflect credit upon his organization and he thinks the people of El Paso ought to pack the house. There will positively be no expenses other than the $100- Everything else goes to the "Amigo Listo" fund, and many hundreds of dollars should be a'dded to the fund by this means. Keep the date in mind if you wish to help. Germans Renew Efforts to Cut Their Way Into War- , saw; Often Repulsed. , RUSSIANSDASH INTO BUKOWINA Both Sides in Western Cam paign Capture One Town Each, Reports Slate. LONDON Eng., Jan. S. Coincident with their new movement from the north, the Germans have re sumed their violent offensive opera tions to the west of Warsaw. Russian Poland. They, are hacking their way forward at some points, only to be in turn driven -out from their positions by Russian bayonet attacks. This leaves the situation ip Poland as a whole about what it was a fortnight ago. Meanwhile the Russian sweep through tbe Austrian crown land of BuKowina continues unchecked, ac cording to news dispatches reaching London. a4 this" army is expoqtad -by Biltlsli s rnotm tg-fec wiflr or tHe nrtpaUiUu forming too bovndary into Hungary. SerTla Attacks From South. Serria, witk her army, more, or less rehabilitated, js described in London as attacking the dual monarchy from the south with renewed vigor. Aus tria declares the latest Servian at tempts have been repulsed. Neverthe less credence ia given in England to the reports that Germany Is planning to throw troops to the assistance of her ally in a third attempt to crush the country of the Serbs. Four hundred thousand Prussians and 280,040 Aus trians, it Is said, are to be employed In this campaign, the Teutonic: allies deeming such a move imperative in view of the grave situation in the Bal kans. In Belgium and France the allies are making some hard earned gains and the Germans also here abd there are making progress. The opposing forces are so nearly evenly matched and the position of their trenches are such that sapping and bomb throwing must be relied on chiefly to bring gains. German Gain In. Alsace Admitted. Successes of greater or less import ance at various points along the battle line in France are claimed In the of ficial report en the progress of the fighting given out by the French war office this afternoon. A German vic tory is admitted in Alsace, where the troops of Emperor William reoccupied Burnbaupt-le-Haut In one place the French gain con sisted of three lines of German trenches. At another they advanced 500 yards; elsewhere lesser gains or tha retention of positions are recorded. Tho French artillery also has been active with results declared to be advanta geous. Hill Taken By Allies. The text of the announcement fol lows in part: "To the south of Ypree we have dam aged the trenches of the enemy and reduced to silence some of them. "In the region of Arras and In the vi cinity of Amiens there have been ar tillery engagements resulting advanta geously for our batteries. "In the region of Soupir. Friday morning, we captured Hill 132. Thres times during the day the enemy deilv (Csntlnued on Page 4, Ool. 5).