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EL PASO. TEXAS. SATURDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 6. 1915. delivered anywhere q cents a month. 32 PAGES. FOUR SECTIONS. TODAY.
Trapped In Blazing Candy
Factory, Women Risk
Smashing on Pavement.
Fire Slarls In Middle Of Six
Story Building and Sweeps
Rapidly Upward.
NEW YORK, Nov. . At least 20
girls, employed in a six story
candy factory at No. 385 North
Sixth street, in the Williamsburg sec
tion of Brooklyn, were burned to death
or vo injured that death was Imminent.
when they leaped from the flaming
building. The fire escapes were over
crowded and the constantly pushing
throng from the interior of the build
ing: forced those on the escapes to leap
lor their lives.
Firemen picked up the injured from
the pavement. Many were causrbt
Police said 50 girls and a number of
Tner: had been mjuted and carried tc
V. itirtw a hort time after the fire
broke out three girls at a window wer
killed l.y a blast of flame.
Ambulances and physicians were
rushed to the scene from all parts of
DK'nRiin ana numerous temporary hos- t
p! Uils were established for the many !
persons injured in escaping? from the '
burning building. !
1'lremen thought the fire started on j
the first floor of the building, as sur
vivors reported that the stairways
from the first to second and third to
second floors were a mass of flames ;
and all possibility erf escape in that i
way was cut off. I
SCO ln nnUdlnc. J
A majority of the 50u employes in .
the building were said to have been i
on the upper floors, occupied by the j
Essex Shirt comuanv and a lAlr
marutacturing concern.
Although scores of Twvlieo anA Mea- I
men were quickly on' the scene,- they i
panic strkken from jumping off the
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fire escapes, as the flames spread rap
id! through the structure and threat
enea to envelop tnem.
Eight Die an Fire Krrapm.
V.'ithin a short time rfter the fire
bh-, discovered, eight eirls had been
burned to death on the fire escapes,
n hile a number of others, police say.
h.id met a similar fate before they
could reach the escapes. Escape by
th. .-.tairs from the upper floors was eo
tlreh cut off.
The upper floors were occuoied bv a
si- rt concern and a cloak manufactur- I
ir.- companv. Between 350 and 4
o -. atn es, mostly oung girls, were at
work there, it wjs stated, when the
Tire broke out. It w-s among tbese
emploves that most of the casualties
13 Dend Fonntl: Roof Fall.
Fifteen bod..s nearly all girls, had
been carried cnt of the bnildin? at "
o'clock. Firemen said a nuip'ier of
other bodies were Iyine just inside
windows opening into the e-ap-is and
th.j estimated that the number of dead
would be at le.-st 30. At this time part
of the roof collapsed, intc-fering for a
time with the recovery of liodies.
i re ure started
the quarters of i
Ire Diamond Candy company, located
on the third aid forrth floors, and
spread so ra;itll- that manv of the
women and srirls were forced to jump
from winiv .--id fire escanes All of
these rrr- l serious injuries and I
lie i fro-r, -,-hf h. I
iw care ioi mem.
- . .
-t . n m. the police reported that
at least 10 person had lest their lives
as a result of the fire.
Ra'eiRh. N. C, Nov. . The entire
plant and building of the News and Ob-
Caa t A r rfw -tAl ft l .A- .a, .a
jia v. josephus n.mieis. .was destroyed ,'
Dv fire early todav The lprce orintinr-!
todav The lprge urintinc !
establishment of
E. M. Uzzell A Co- '
wap alo lost
W H Bacli
business mana-r nl
the News anil observer, was painfully
..iju.c j n. Iannis piece oi macninery
First estimates of -the property loss,"
with the fire still burning, were about
It was the second time the News and
rile've' had leen burned out since
se-reiaiy uarticis has been the heat' ?
the naw department, the first fire h.i
ins occurred April 2. 113.
The fire started in the plant of I z
sell A- Co. and shortly afterward an '
explosion, whnh firemen attribute to
gas. sent flames into the adjoining
buildings. Piacticall nothing was
saved from either plant Two firemen
were injured.
Secretary I .niein -na- notified by!
telephone and nn.iiediaielx left Wash
ington. I
"Think Imperially" Is
Dull Ln
Humors of Resignation of Secretary for War Are Again
Revived and Denied; Belief is Entertained That
Lord Haldane May Be Called to Post; May Seek
to Get Greece and Rumania Into the War.
ONDON, Ens, Nov. . -The Post
says that earl Kitchener, secre
tary for war, has been entrusted
with an important mission to the near
east and already has departed from
"It is generally believed," says the
Post, "that earl Kitchener's business
will necessitate a stay so prolonged
that it will be necessary to fill bis
place at the war ofice before long. It
is true that he has not resigned, bat
the importance of his present errand
makes it certain that his resignation
Is only delayed.
May Rerall Haldnne.
"The suggestion has been made that
lord HaMane be brought back to the
war office, but this is probably un
founded. "
Reiteration of the report that earl
Kitchener had placed his resignation
as secretary of State for war in the
I "" of the king has brought forth an
i official report to the contrary.
The rVar At a Glance
ISH has bean captured by the
Bulgarians. This Servian
city which has been the na
tional capital during the greater
part of the war, fell into the hands
Jttee Ferdthasd'e forces .after
mree fays' t Sg&frafr. an official
announcement from Berlin states.
Teutons Oroinl From North -
Prom the north the Austro-German
forces are fast crowding down
upon the Servian armies. Three
thousand prisoners were captured
by the Austro-German forces which
captured Varvarin.
Han Zaimis Resigned f
The Greek cabinet situation is
still unsettled. King Constantino
is -reported from Athens to have
prevailed upon M. Zaimis to retain
the premiership, although Paris
hears that the resignation of the
Zaimis cabinet has been definitely
accepted by the king.
Kitchener Goea On Mission
Field marshal Earl Kitchener has
been entrusted with tn important
mission to the near east." a London
newspaper announces and has al
ready left London.
Submarines Sink Tbree Ship
German submarines again are
active in the Mediterranean, hav
ing sunk three ships, two Frencn
and one Italian, in rapid suc
cession. A dispatch from Algiers this af
ternoon added another steamer to
the list the Sidi Fernich. sank off
the Algerian coast.
Philadelphia. Pa.. Nov.
Widener, widely known financier, died
at bis home at Elkins Park, near here,
3ir. Widener had been ill for some
time. He waa a flominant factor in the
street railwav svstems of this city.
New York, Chicago and other cities. H
was 81 years oM.
rtegnn ax Butcher.
Death is believed to have been due
t ,Jnn.Ml a- Foe ur.nil vMrf
nost Mr Widener hsl -.-djallv been
withdrawing from d..o u.s.i.ps of
nllfnriAl f nptlAT4
number of corporations.
Mr. Widener started his business ca
reer here as a butcher. For more than
20 years be lKre an active part ln all
(Continued on page
eoL 7. Cable Section) I
Possibility of Formation of
cussed, Following Apparent
i nNIRinitR nirq
! l!8ill8UIL!i, UlLUj
. 1
tino's Adherents; Acceptance of Resignations of
Zaimis Ministry is Victory for Venizelos.
PARIS. France, Nov. S. The news
papers announce today that king
I'onst.-'utine has definitely ac
cepted the resignation of the Zaimis
cabinet, says a Havas dispatch from
Athens. Greece,
The announcement came as a distinct
surprise, inasmuch as it had been ru
mored the king would uphold the
Zaimis ministry in its stand against
the war palty headed by former premie-
Venizelos. It had been announced
kmjr "onstaniine would probably dis
mm a m
The natnre of earl Kitchener's mis
sion in the near east has not been
disclosed. It is believed, however, he
will enter into direct negotiations
with either Rumania or Servia, or
both, relating to their desired entry
into the war, and will possibly seek
to bring about closer cooperation be
tween Ross and the other allies.
To Dissolve Greek Chamber.
It is reported that premier Zaimis
has consented to reconstruct the' Greek
cabinet and that the chamber of
deputies will be dissolved.
Additional details were received to
day from Servian sources concerning
the victory which the Servians say that
they have won over the Bulgarians at
Isvar. British cavalry and French in
fantry are said to have taken part in
the battle.
The Austro-German allies have
reached Paracin, an important junction
point on the eastern Danube railroad,
SO miles northwest of Nish.
Berlin, Germany. N6V. Cfny wireleai
to Sayville L. L The capture of Nlsn,
Servia. by the Bulgarians was an
nounced officially here today.
Paris, France. Nov. (. The straits of
Gibraltar have again been passed by
German submarines which on Thurs
day sank two French and one Italian
steamships. The crew of one vessel
is missing.
Algiers, Africa. Nov. . The steam
ship Sidi Ferruch was sunk Friday 4t
miles off this port bv a German sub
marine. The steamer's crew of SS men
arrived today at Algiers. The Sidi
Ferruch carried no passengers.
London. Eng.. Nov. C The printing
plant of the London Globe, together
with copies of the issues of Friday and
today were seized by the police this af
j Washington. D. C, Nov. ( Secretary
j Daniels sent the first navy order by
J wireless telephone Friday when he
I sent the follwing messags to rear ad
miral Usher, commandant at the New
i York navy yard:
"Rear admiral Usher, commandant.
isew iorK navy yaru:
"Report as soon as practicable after
the arrival of the New York how soon
the repairs recommended .can be com
pleted. (Signed) "Daniels."
Navy wireless stations in all parts of
the country were evesdropplng to catch
the conversation.
Assistant secretary Roosevelt fol
lowed secretary Daniels at the radio
telephone and later lira. Daniels was
accorded the distinction of beino- the
I first woman to converse by wirelcsi
1 waves
. uk.,c i.iw baiu me uiam avu
D,v . f ire!??. . fr?m. Washington
bv wirelpfvs from W.ihinrfnn wr
plainly audible in his office, despite a
neavy static discharge which sounded,
he said, like vague thunder.
Miss Marine Lane, of Las Cruces.
who underwent a serious oneratlon at
an El Paso hospital, is recovering.
Compromise Cabinet is Dis-
Overthrow of Constan
solve the parliament which voted a
lack of confidence in the Zaimis cabi- i
net. Today's action waa regarded as i
a victory, partial at least, for the Veni
zelos partj which favors the imroe-
diate entry of Greece into the European i
war on the side of the entente powers.
The king is opposed to entry into a
war, the issne of which is in doubt, ln .
i other words he prefers to take no .
j chance of his kingdom being beaten.
There is a strong sentiment in j
I Athens, it is reported, that a lompro- 1
j mise irov eminent may possiblv be the !
outcome of the present upheaval. I
a Good
: hrua TRnnps !
w w tn tt m sa m m iof xar - i
Crimson Piles Up 10 to 0
Score Early in Game By
Fast, Clever Play.
Big Crowd Sees Desperate
Straggle For Supremacy
Between Elevens.
PRINCETON. N. J,Nov. 6. The hard
kicking Mahan. aided by the rest
of the Harvard eleven, d-iieat.-.l
Princeton's Tigers here today by a
score of It to S. A series of spectacu
lar plays featured the contest. Open
work waa especially noticeable. The
Crimson piled lip points rapidly !n h
first period and part of the se.-onl
when Princeton seemed lethargic. Ther.
the Tigers awoke and 'the rest of the
game was a battle to a finish, with the
Tigers annexing their six points.
With ideal football weather u I
thousands of followers of the rival
tsams here from all sections of :ie
east saw a spectacular struggle. Th
Tiger coaches considered their elevoi
z per cent stronger than when D,-,-mouth
was defeated two weeks .s and.
were hopeful of victory.
Vi'agers Favor Harvard.
Wagering odds switched in Harvard's
? ThVcSs qn'otlSs to
iv aeiesi xoEwa. ib oraer 10
brlng out the "Erthoeton backing, the
narvara conimaenc was obliged to
oiler odds.
Harvard i Princeton 0-
First period: Harvard won the toss
and chose the north goal with, the
wind behind. Parisette kicked off to
Mahan on the t yard line. Two ex
changes of punts and two penalties of
five yards each against the Tigers for
off side netted Harvard 15 yards. With
the help of the wind, Mahan's kicking
steadily forced Princeton back. A
forward pass grounded and Mahan1
missed a field goal by some inches from
the 45 yard mark.
Princeton Dunted from the "0 vard
I mark and after another forward pass,
I grounded. Mahan kicked another
touchback. Hard playing took the ball
to the Tigers' 15 yard mark. King
then turned Princeton's left wing and
scored a touchdown. Mahan kicked
goaL Score: Harvard 7: Princeton o.
Mahan Plays nig Part.
Parisette kicked off again. Mahan
coming back eight yards. Two line
plays gained 1J yards, then Mahan
kicked across the line again. Princeton
scrimmaged, but couldn't gain and an
other exchange of punts gave Tibbot
a fair catch on his 30 yard mark. A
fake kick gained six yards as the
period ended. Score: Harvard, ;
Princeton, 9.
Mahan Make-. Field Goal.
Second period:
On the first play of the second period
Shea fumbled -and Souey fell on the
ball on Princeton's 12 yard mark. Har
vard was penalised five yards for off
side. Mahan slid off tackle and dodged
to the five yard mark. King failed
twice to gain, but Mahan made four
yards. Again King failed and Prince- I
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Motto For
Gen. Obregon To
Lead Fight on Villa
I ton took the ball on downs less than
a yard from the line
Princeton's put was made a free
catch by Watson on the 40 yard mark
and Mahan easily converted it into a
field goal. Score: Harvard, 10: Prince
ton, 0.
Princeton Scores Three Points.
The next kickoff went over the line
and Mahan ran it Out Is yards. Boles
and Mahan carried the ball to the 35
yard mark, whence the latter nunted
At yards. At this point the Tigers's
viicuc vcftau iv n wa ui6n (taawcu
is yards on 'a iae kick. bBea. ana
Tibbot In six plays, mostly center
bucks, took the ball to the Harvard
2. yard mark.
GHCK made eight yards
in the same hole. Then Harvard
plugged the' gap and stopped Tibbot
short on three attempts. He then
kicked a field goal from the 28 yard
line. Score: Harvard, 10: Princeton, 3.
Harvard elected to receive the kick
off. Mahan running it back to the 20
yard Mm. Harvard held the ball
(Continued on Fage T, coL 4. Cable Section.)
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El Pasoans, BuUding a City
flen. Obregon Says Carranza
Would Not Pay Money to
Him to Quit Fighting.
"Pancho Villa is not factor enough
in Mexico for us to spend one cent for
t his carcas!"
Gen. Alvaro Obregon. second in com
mand to Gen. Venustiano Carranza in
i the military operations of the de facta
, government of Mexico, vehemently x-
pressed this contempt for the revolu
tionary leader, who hns been his per
sonal enemy and battle opponent for
the past two years.
with his right arm shot away and
tre empty coat sleeve pinned to his
shoulder. Gen. Orebjton stepped from
the 5:30 p. m. train from San Antonio
at the union depot Fndav evening to
b greeted by a hundred Carrancleta
nthusiasU of El Taso
Given Reception.
Mexican consul Andres J. Garcia and
tT e entire force from the consulate
lined up well to the fore of the re
etion committee on hand to welcome
te general on his stopover between
trams here
Oen. Ot r-on went out on the i :oo
utliw nirn "Drunir'e-x special.
headed for Douglas and Agua Prieta.
where he will assume command of the
ulcerations in Minora wicn me army
of the northwest, superseding Gen. P.
Ellas Calles, in charge of a vigorous
campaign against Villa, declared to be
working out of Naco. Two aids. Dr.
Atl. his sister and his two children
accompanied Gen. Obregon.
To Drive Villa Oat.
ouumms w on we open piauorm
ii? k eiifi!?'' t2bl'sxT.t'
celved his friends and talked readily,
1 am going to bonora to make an
examinatlon of the situation from all
points of. view with regard to the ad-
I D,"tTr nuncnlng a campaign
i agalnsr Villa and his ragged followers
.- wvu """ """ o tne nius. no
". nii w uuwucaa hum
nothing more. Villa is a bandit worth
u ictiii ami nc win get none.
Aot ortb HnyfBiE.
stories to the effect that Gen
ranza would pay 32.u,000 for him to
leave Mexico are fabrications. Gen.
Carranza does not think Villa is worth
spending real money on Tnat Is moio
money than he has allowed me to use
in operating in Som-ia state including
everything I have been commissioned
to do there.
"No. 1 shall not place a price on
Pancho Villa's head. He is an outlaw.
a brigand: but he is not of moment
enough in all Mexico to be
spending a cent to eliminate.
not a factor in Mexican politics or
Mexican revolutions. He will be crushed
like an insect."
Denies Break With Chief.
Gen. Obreson treated the question of
whether there was a split between him
self and Gen. Carranza with unmis
takable contempt, and denied it em
phatic lily
I "There is a report general here
; abouts." Gen. Obregon was told, "that
( the first chief is sending you and your
1 men into Son or a and the fa- north
1 west of Mexico, in order to eliminate
ou trom pontics in the south. How 1
I about that
: tw Oa.,1.
to answer.
It is absurd and not true. I
mat is loo insniunK
No Man Who Shot 00 My
PiUt zl. ilf,, C ,J. :
ti"nt firm May c.morace ,
.w f it .j .'
IVie Kien.fi Loaro Ubreeor. i
Gen. Alvaro uoregon was holdin :
j a reception at the union station Fri
1 day night dnring hia tay liere.
I A well dressed Mexie: n approached
1 him. removed his hat and startad tc
1 give the hero of L on a VIeican err.
"Stop, st nor"' Gen. Obregon -.ml 1m
; hi ri-odued voice, showing perfect sell
; ct n.io!.
j "No man ma embrat e me -a ho ot
J off this right arm of mine," the gen
1 eral declared emphatically.
; It developed that the man had been
I a Vllllsta at the time that Gen. Obre
I gon had lost his arm but had joined
tne earranza ca-ise later The inci
dent was wltnessea by a crowd at the
station and Gen. Obregon was ap-
auded for his etand.
Demands Gold, Threatening
to Wreck Planb; Carranza
Army To Leave Laredo.
Drs. Thigpen and Miller,
Threatened with Execution
Reach Border Safely.
Carranza forces to the north
and south of Villa's retreating
armv jre concentrating for a blow
which tr.e de facto leaders hope will
Anuiner Carrar.sj army traveling un
armed, will be brought over rSrlmer-
can railw fmm Laredo. Tex to
L"uglas, Ariz. Tney will hi niihT- .?.
falr .- f.,U ' : " " m
,- "H iir u iiir vnmu diva a.-.
aa tney will arrive vithou ...,.,
niirhflA .- r, ----......
S,ktnvi.. Htenrosllio fo
strike ilia s columns from th. ,.,!.
"- -;. L-lEKUrZ wrirtl a lr-
Vina is moving toward Villa Verde'
thGtenV,iLaniton ?, Dn inarmed
lnnn n "?enlandd and received
n.000 in Kold from the Cananea Cop
per companj. with ten tons of flour
the Moctezuma i-.-mn ..
I the El Tigre compan- 'for SS35? eacn
il-t. IVrt c?mI'anies. American con-'
iri .rfused, to cmpH. and VUU
de. v .at anIess the-v al ne WUW
Smt ,Ltl PrP"- The Jfoctezuma
comer.n,-J";..to Cananea Cattle
entire herd of Zi obo lattle for ftf.
Ji.iii.AS. Ariz.. Nov. t.-
Alvaro Obregon. Carranxa's prin
cipal militarv commander ar
rived in Agua Prieta todav to Drose-
t g
J j
cute a campaign to drie Villa out of
Donora- me geneial and staff arrived
Douglas from El Pasn aboard .
special car which was switched across
the boundary.
Te coming of Obregon to Agu
Prieta caused Villa to postpone his
plan to leave Naco Frida.
Like a pugilist intent on a "come
back," his agents say he will seek a
chance near the border to thresh the
. man wno fcroKe his lon series of
I '"-' in Mexico and shattered his
one- brilliant chancea to control the
destinies of his country
Will Fortify IM.
Instead of ahnH.,,,i .k. k...
Villa ,s said to be now olannmg to
i fortify Naco, although holding it for
, long will be a problem with the am-
munition emoargo in effect airainat
him. eiieci against
; obiegrn was met at the station b
: wen. i
K. Cailest Carranxa's militarv
governoi of Son 01 a. The two leaders
embraced effusively and the members
of their staff likewise, while the ar
tillery boomed a salute, and soldiers off
duty, draped in scrapes draggled b
the first rain of months, formed u
parade to escort the commanders to
, . Bis: Rattle Expected.
Obregon refused to talk. "I never
discuss my plana," he said Mexicans
here, however, exneet htm m Talc th
j field promptly, in w hich case Villa is
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somewnere close to the boundarv
Villas frunds are uriinir him to let
Obregon take the offensiv e. Alwav s
heretofore he was the man to deliver
the attack In any case, it is not be
lieved he will go to Hermosillo as an
nounced. 1 Villa to Go to Villa Verde.
' ilia's announced intentions is to go
to Villa 'Verde. 23 miles south of here,
where the main body of his troops is
concentrated today. Americans con
nected with his forces say fully i;.'
men are encamped there.
Naco will be fortified with barbed
I wire entanglements, extensive
mines .-nft other rt.i.ni-c.
I'opra to Trap ObrrKeo.
Gen. Kructjosos Mcndez with 2000
men win oe iert to dorend it, accord
ing to Villa agents.
Villa hopes to trap the Carranza
chieftain into an argument with an
inferior force.
Hundreds of Villa men are making
tMr through Fronteus. 22 maes
south of Agua Prieta. 1th the ex
pressed Intention of returning to their
homes in iThihuahita and other parts
of southern Mexico, abandoning the
revolution, accordnig to A D. Arehu
lott.t. a Mining man of Naeoxari. who
arri.. 11 he-e Fridaj ni-ht 0:1 foot. He
s-.nl a eo.itiauou stream of cavalry
and inf.u try was proteetlini? through
rchuletta sas no bridges were
destrovei by Villa on the Nacozari
rallro. 1,-ading southward from Agua
Prieta to Nacozari. 75 miles south.
About a mile of telegraph wire was
pulled down near Cabultona. where
t.en. Fructuosos .Mendez. commanding
the Villa cavalry advance guard, then
had his camp.
Callca hla Villa Wonnded.
Gen Calles !-- Friday sent a
wason train with hospital eoutpmeat
(Continued en page 5 Cat 3)

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