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EL PASO. TEXAS. THURSDAY EVENING. SEPTEMBER 13. 1917.
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
SINGLE CoPT FIVE CENTS.
DELIVERED ANTVHERE c A MONTH
Captain of Wrecked Kotohira Maru, With 18 of His
Men Take to Eowboat on July 27 and Row Around
on Northern Pacific Ocean Until They Reach
the Coast After Great Privations.
VANCOUVER, B. C, Sept II. A
lifeboat containing Capt Haru
hiko Shloga and 1 of tbe crew
of the wrecked Japanese steamer
Ko-tohira. Maru arrived yesterday at
Ikeda baj. Queen Charlotte Islands.
The vessel was wrecked on July 27
in Alaskan waters and during all the
intervening weeks the lifeboat was
a: sea, making for this coast.
Sailers Suffer Terribly.
The boat was well provisioned, tat
the last stages of the trip left the
Japanese sailors in a terrible condi
Kerensky's Emissaries Talk Them Out of Revolting as
Soon as They Come Witnin Keacn: -savage" uivisiuu
Lays Down Anns When Promised Return to Homes
in Caucasus; Kerensky Is at Head of His Troops.
TOXDOX, Eng., Sept. 13. Gen. Kor
niloff. former commander in
chief of tbe Russian armies and
leader of the rebellion against the
i ioisional government has expressed
a willingness to surrender on cer
ta.n terras, says a dispatch from Pet
rograd to the Exchange Telegraph
company- The provisional govern
ment, however, demands his nncondi-
1'eirograu, ssssk-nniii maj.
meat, just issued. Geo. KornUoffB at-le-npt
seems to 'hive collapsed and
there is no longer any reason to fear
a collision between? the two forces.
After Gen. AlexJeff had been in ootn
r.umcation by telephone with Gen.
Ko-niloff. th opinion was expressed
-.iat the revolutionary general later
v c-jld abandon bis enterprise.
Viim Troena Won't Fifiht.
-ocalled 'savage" division, composed
cf Georgians and Caucasians, is thei
o'.' unit of troops sent against peiro
erii. That body is now at Tsarskoe
Selo and uP to jesterday afternoon it
war feared force would have to be
applied to it, but it now seems the
t.tuation has cleared.
Even Moslems Offer to Qnlt
It appears to be undoubted that the
' savage" division, though devoted to
Ger Korniloff had no idea of their
destination or his aim. The division
consists of eight regiments of fierce
"aucasus cavalry recruited almost
exclusively from the tribes of In
gushes. Kabardmtsi and Oseetlnlans
and contains a few Tartars.
Almost all are Mohammedans
and among them are many princes,
some are wholly uneducated. Their
commander is Gen. Bagratton.
Do Not SDeak Russian.
The submission of tbe -savage" di
vision -uas brought about through
the devotion of a group of their co
religionists to the government. The
tribesmen do not speak Russian, sus
pect and dread Christians and when
aproached by the governments Rus
Siar emissaries refused to listen to
them and threatened them with ar
rest . Mohammedan Tartar artillery of
ficer. Gen. Kugusheff. mth other Mos
lem officers vho are devoted to the
t; 'lemmsat, yesterday went on a
hiss on :o them and were well re
feived. The Mosletrs agree to quit
f allowed to return home. Tbe pro-
The Associated Press interviewed
.;en. Kugusheff. a little, swarthy pic
- iretoue Asiatic whose head was ban- j
i asred from a wound and who wore i
Government Will Virtually
Take Over the Meat
Washington. D. C Sept 13. That a
decrease in the prevailing high meat
prices cannot be expected unless cat
tle protection is stimulated greatly
was among today's development at
the national conference of meat pack
ers. With no possibility of an abate
ment in the allies demands prospects
are that prices will be maintained at
their present level unless the desired
expansion of the industry is realized
Herbert Hoover has accepted the
offer of the packers to put their
plants under a licensing system and
government regulation of the meat
business will be the next move of the
NEGRO MAKES IMPROPER
PROPOSALS AND IS SHOT
England. Ark . Sept. 13 Sam Cates,
a negro, was shot and killed by a mob
of white men late last mgrt after tbe
mob had taken the negro from a
deputy constable Cates was charged
with making improper proposals to
tion of privation. The entire party
will reach Vancouver' next week to
take steamer back to Japan.
o Lou of Lite.
Wireless reports at tbe time tbe
Kotohira Maru was wrecked said tbe
crew bad left the Steamer in a life
boat and from that time until their
arrival on the coast no word had been
heard of them. There was no loss of
life in the wreck.
' Chief officer K. Mateudo and 31
men of the crew Arrived in Seattle
from Alaska two weeks ago.
This latter unit bad bad better lock
in making for the mainland and were
speedily rescued after less hardships.
an ordinary Russian uniform. The
Won't Fight the Turks.
THe Caucasians declared they ab
solutely refused to surrender ana
come to Petrograd for fear the Bol
sheviki would massacre them- But
they were willing t abandon resist
ance on condition they were sent
home to the Caucasus front where,
however, they must not be employed
igainst their coreligionists, the Turks.
After prolonged negotiations we
agreed to recommend this solution to
premier Kern-ask? anal returned to
ptrsarro- t psmr Isast--say
promised as that th -Ravage" di
vision will be punisked and will be
sent home to the Caucasus and will fee
absolved from service against the
Turks. I consider their submission
Korniloff Troops Penitent.
Numerous delegations from Gen.
Korniloff s army are arriving at the
staff office of tbe Petrograd military
district in a penitent mood the Asso
ciated Press has been informed by
premier slerensKy s secretary. im
soldiers declare they have been de
ceived as to the alms of Gen. Korni
loff o rebellion.
Revolt Considered Failure.
Gen. Palcbinsky, second in com
mand to Gen. Savinkoff. commander
of the Petrograd district, declares the
revolt may now be considered a final
and irretrievable failure. He says the
question of Gen. Komiloffs surren
der now is a matter of secondary im
portance. Premier Kerenskv's appointment as
commanderincbief of all the armies
has been confirmed oznciaiiy oy me
cabinet. Gen. Alexieff has been Con
firmed as his chief Of Staff. Vice
premier Nekrasoff announces that
Gen. Alexieir nas sent a teiegraun tw
Gen. Korniloff demanding his imme
Kerensky Heads Troop.
Stopkholm. Sweden, Sept. 13. The
Svenska Dagbladet announces it has
received a dispatch from Petrograd
stating that premier Kerensky has
left the Russian capital at the bead
of an army in order to meet the
troops of Gen. Korniloff before they
reach the canital. There was every
expectation, tbe message said, that a
battle would oe iougm on v eapw
day. Shooting Heard In Fetrocrad.
Shooting was beard in Petrograd
while the train was leaving the sta
tion. Part of premier Kerensky's
troops was said to nave joined Gen.
On the other hand the conservative
Hufvudstadsbladet, of Hetsingfors.
Finland, yesterday reported that pre
mier Kerensky was gainint the up
per band and that tbe troops at the
front were joining the provisional
No Man Has Right to Make
liberty Interfere With
San Francisco, Calif, Sept. 13. In
instructing prospective jurors in the
trial, which was under way here to
day of Daniel O'Connell, an attorney,
and six ot.er men eharged with con'
spiring to hamper enforcement of
the selective draft law, jndge William
C. Van Fleet, of the United States dis
trict court, defined free speech.
"No man," he said, "has a right to
carry the liberty of free speech to a
point which interferes with the due
execution of the law, where his oppo
sition is not an honest one.
"Citizens have a perfect right to
discuss any measure; they have a per'
feet right to criticise and It is an
excellent thing that they have such
right the judgments of courts or
legislative acts, because tbe courts
and legislatures are not infallible.
We are alll iable to make mistakes.
U. S. AR TILLER Y CROSSES
THE A TLANTIC SAFEL Y; IS
NOW TRAINING IN FRANCE
AMERICAN Training Camp, in
France. Sept. It. A large con
tingent of American artillery
has joined tbe expeditionary army and
is well along with its intensive train
ing under French supervisory Instruc
tion. Hitherto the arrival of the artil
lery contingent has been carefully
guarded and permission to mention
tbe fact has just been given.
The American artillerymen are us
ing tbe latest models of tbe famous
French "seventy fives' and also six
inch howitzers. (By A. F.)
The artillery forces whose arrival
in France is today revealed are be
lieved to Include a number of troops
formerly in 1 Paso, the names of the
regiments being withheld in con
formity with tbe censorship agreement-
The number of artillery troops
sent abroad has not been revealed.
It is believed to comprise many regiments.
34 BEE EXILES RETURN
FROM COLUMBUS; FACE 111
Are Placed Under Guard by Deputy, Police and Armed
Citizens at Douglas; Warrants at Bisbee Await All
Who May Return ; I. W. W.'s Cannot Remain at Bis
bee, Says Governor Telling of Procedure of Trials.
DOUGLAS. Ariz., Sept. 13. Thirty
four alleged members of the I
W. W. arrived here this morn
ing on their way from Columbus, N.
M, to Bisbee, Ariz-, from which place
they, with more than 1100 others.
were deported last July 12. mile at'
the local passenger station the men
were placed under guard by deputy
sheriff Cross, acting, under orders of
sheriff Harry Wheeler, of Cochise
county, and a posse of citizens and lo
Two Get Away.
Of the 34. two got away from the
guards and entered the town proper.
One, a baker. formerly em
ployed hero, was tlUfsS to rscaau.
automobile bat au were ssiiwsi i
to boy tickets - ASM go am a nainwf
Warrants For All.
It is understood here sheriff
Wheeler has warrants for each of tbe
men and will arrest them on their ar-
rival In Bisbee. It Is thought here :
tbe men's object In getting oil tne
train here was to eater Bisbee .in
automobiles In small parties to avoid
Can't Stay In Bisbee.
Phoenix. Ariz, Sept 13. That
members of the L W. W. who were
deported from Bisbee and have been;
in camp for the past two months at
Columbus, X. 5L, have no chance
whatever of returning to Bisbee tt
make their homes or even for a tem
porary stay, was made plain here
today in a statement by Gov. Thomas j
Are Abiding by Law.
"The Cochise county authorities are
proceeding regularly and according to
law." stated the governor. "The
'kangaroo court' was abolished last
month and as long as the course of
procedure is such as I found it to be
on the occasion of a visit to Bisbee
last week there is no ground for any
interference on my part.
A Warrant for Every Man.
"The sheriff of the county has a
warrant for each man who was de
ported from Bisbee. charging vag
rancy, inciting to riot and other of
fences. As fast as these men return
within the jurisdiction of the sheriff
they are arrested and taken before a
justice of the "peace. They are given
two days in which to secure counsel,
and are balled on their own recog
nizance. They usually utilize the two
arranging "wh.SSr affairs
Bisbee and then I
Some Receive Sentences.
In a few instances the men have
chosen to remain and stand trial and ' having left the camp here several
in these instances they have been I days ago. The railroad officials say
fined and sentenced to work on the i there is no apparent intention of any
county roads. j large number of men in the Columbus
"I presume the same course will be j camp going to Bisbee at tbir time,
taken with these men. The procedure Count Shows ST Gone,
conforms to the law and at the same , A county of tbe men in the Bisbee
time has tbe effect desired' by the deportaticn camp here taken Thurs
law abiding people of Cochise coun- day morning showed 87 fewer men in
ty. As long as this form of procedure I comp than Wednesday.
Unless 'Protest' Tieup Ends
111. Governor Threatens
Springfield. I1L. Sept. 13. Unmoved
by Gov. Lowden's warning yesterday
that antl American Influences were at
work, the industrial tie up growing
out of the strike of street car op
eratives became more acute today
when barbers, grocery clerks, brew
ery workers and meat cutters joined
the ranks of the strikers. Plumbers
and electricians are threatening to
leave their work before the day is
In every case, those who have
walked out declared their action was
not primarily in sympathy with the
car strike, but because police and
military authorities had denied union
ists their right to parade last Sun
day. Estimates placed the number now
on protest strike at between 7000 and
(tM, most of whom are coal miners
The message from France would
indicate, though it does not so state,
that tbe new troops left their artil
lery in tbe United States, where a
shortage exists for training the na
tional guard and national army.
There is an advantage in being sup
plied with French runs in that be
cause of tbe standardization it is pos
sible to procure repairs and replace
ments in minimum time and usable
ammunition will at all times be avail
able. Difference In Arms.
The French "75" differs slightly in
bore from the American three inch
field gun. The next larger size in
French artillery is the six inch
howitzer. Our own army uses tbe 4.7
gun as the size next larger than the
three inch. All these types are most
effective in general field operations
and are used in creating barrage fire
as well as for trench and bomb-proof
No Mention Of Any Men liomt.
It is notable that the above dispatch
does not mention tbe loss of a single
is carried out there can be no action
taken by me."
All to Go to III. bee.
Columbus, N. U Sept. 13. An
nouncement of their intention to re
turn to Bisbee "to settle their affairs
and get their effects." was contained
in telegrams to Gov. Thomas K.
Campbell, of Arizona, and to presi
dent Wilson yesterday, by the execu
tive committee of tbe men deported
from Bisbee, Ariz., July 13, and wbo
are in camp here. The telegrams were
sent after the men had failed to re
ceive replies to telegrams sent to
Washington Saturday and Wednes
day protesting against the reduction
or me rations suppuea to tae exiles
by the military authorities here.
The telegram to Gov. Campbell;
Unless uu xederal government
uisfcvs to rri.fr i ml will ro
sattlo their arfairs and ifet tholr
oeiongi was, at nsminn stats pro
tection during stay there."
The message addressed to tbe presi
"Biabee denortees cannot exist on
half rations. We are proceeding to
uisoee wuooui protection or tunas.
If we are again deported and some
killed or Injured, we feel that yon
had chance to protect us and would
not do so. Common American citi
zens here now convinced they have no
Reports received here Thursday
morning from Columbus. N. M.. state
tbe alleged I. W. W-s are leaving for
points in Arizona in small groups.
There were 48 members of tbe or
ganization in the camp last night.
It was announced by military offi
cers today that since July 21 there
have been no restrictions on the de
ported men and they have been per
mitted to leave the camp and go
wherever they desire.
Half Rations Continue.
On Tuesday the men were placed
on half rations and they have sent
protests to Washington, to military
headquarters here and to the head
quarters of their organization in Chi
cago, protesting that they cannot
live on half rations. But it was an
nounced at military headquarters to
day that until orders are received
to the contrary the half rations wilt
Thirty Are Put Off Train.
Thirty men from Columbus were
put off a freight train between Co
lumbus and Hermanas early Thurs
day, according to advices received at
the general offices of the El Paso &
Southwestern system here.
A report from the ticket agent of tne
&?252 JSS'SIL ""iS
this morning said only six men bad
bought tickets there for Douglas,
Ariz. The 34 men ho appeared in
Doualas are believed to have sone
there from Hermanas, N". M.. after
Seven Bisbee Deportees
Allowed to Stay; Others
Phoenix, Ariz.. Sept. 13. A long
distance telephone message from Bis
bee states that more than a score of
members of tbe L W. W. arrived there
on the train this morning and were
met at the station by sheriff Harry
Wheeler and 75 deputies. The men
were marched to the ball park, the
scene of the former famous round up,
where each one was examined.
It was found that seven of the men
have property or families in Bisbee
and these were allowed to go about!
tbeir business unmolested. Eight
more were found to be registered un
der the draft and their numbers
called. These will be brought before
the county board on Saturday. All
of these claim to be foreigners en
titled to exemption.
The remaining 19 stated that tbey
had merely returned to get their per-
man on the trip across the Atlantic
nor any encounters with enemy sub
marines, which were supposed to be
more or less continually on tbe look
out for American transport fleets,
though the latter are known to ze
invariably heavily convoyed by war
ships. Pershing's Sleaange to Soldiers.
New York, Sept. 13. Maj. Gen.
Pershing has sent a message to Amer
ican soldiers through the New Iork
Bible society which was made pub
lie here today. The message which
will be inserted in the small khaki
covered testaments given to the men,
"Aroused against a nation waging
war in violation of Christian princi
ples, our people are fighting in the
cause of liberty.
"Hardship will be your lot, but
trust in God and He will give yon
comfort- Temptation will befall you,
bat the teachings of our Saviour will
give you strength. Let your valor as
a soldier and your conduct as a man
be an inspiration to your comrades
and an honor to your country.
DISPATCHES received today
from Petrograd reflect be
lief there that Gen. Kornl
loffs rebellion is on the verge of
Up to a late hour last night
there bad been no collision be
tween Korniloff forces and those
of the government, according to
an official statement, which added
that there was no longer reason
to expect a clash.
Gen. Korniloff. indeed, was be
lieved to be on the point of aban
doning his effort. One report had
it that he had offered to sur
render on certain terms but that
the government demanded his un-
Korniloff Is Being Deserted.
This news was preceded by dis
patches announcing that Korni
loff was rapidly being deserted by
bis adherents, including a divi
sion of Moslem troops which bad
advanced as far as Tsarkoe-Selo.
only IS miles from Petrograd. and
which on hearing the govern
ment's explanation of the situa
tion, asked to be sent borne to the
The Russian army at the front
evidently is still in a state of
acute belligerency, as the German
of Ildal statements report tne en-
Tronblrs in PortngaLT
Internal trochlea, again have
broken out In another of the bel-Ugeraat-
jattut- em ths entente
side. DUpaBChas from Madrid to
day report that Portugal has been
declared in a state of siege be
cause of a geaeral strike, bombs
have been exnloded in Lisbon and
several persons wounded, and all
tbe establishments there have
been dosed, the advices stated.
Comparative quiet continues on
the Franco-Belgian front. The ar
tillery has been extremely active
in some of the Flanders sectors
and moderately so at Verdun but
neither tbe French nor the British
infantry has been In action. The
French artillery checked a Ger
man attack south of Juvincourt
in the Aisne region.
On the Italian front the Aus
tria na have made another deter
mined attempt to drive Gen. Ca
dorna's troops from their posi
tions Just under the crest of
Monte San Gabriele. northeast of
sonal effects and asked permission
to get them and leave. Sheriff
Wheeler placed each under guard of
two deputies, who will see that tbey
leave this afternoon.
The arrival of the men created no
excitement. Small groups of from two
to a half dozen men have been strag
gling into Bisbee from the deportation
camp at Columbus recently and In
each Instance tbey have been handled
Dreaded Pink Bollworm
Appears in Texas Cotton
Austin. Texas, Sept. 13. Imme
diately upon being advised today that
tbe pink boll worm nas appeared near
Hearne, in Robertson county, profes
sor E. E. School, state entomologist,
decided that drastic steps most be
taken at once to check this pest. He
accordingly issued orders for the con
centration of the state agricultural
forces at Hearne, and be also advised
members of tbe legislature of the
seriousness of the situation.
The department of agriculture is to
cooperate with tbe federal authorities
in asbington. In fact the telegram
advising the appearance of the boll-
worm in Texas came from c 1-
Bartlett. chairman of the board of
horticulture at Washington.
ANTHONY SUFFRAGE BILL
IS FAVORABLY REPORTED
Washington, D. C, Sent. 13. The
Susan B. Anthony resolution for na
tion wide suffrage kjr constitutional
amendment was favorably reported
today by the senate suffrage commit
tee and will take place on the calen
dar for a vote at the session begin
ning in December.
Whether tne suffrage resolution can
command tbe necessary two-thirds
vote in the senate and later in tbe
bouse is a question. President Wilson
so lar has refused to put tbe Influ
ence of tbe administration behind It.
although urged to adopt it as a war
Suffrage supporters, however, re
gard getting it out of committee with
a favorable report as a forward step,
and tbey welcome the opportunity to
get a second vote on it in the open.
MAN CURSES PRESIDENT;
CONVICTED OF ESPIONAGE
Dead wood, a rx. Sept IS. Charles
DolL of CnstAr. R D wu convicted
yesterday in the TJn'ted States court ,
here of violation of the espionage
law by tbe use of abusive language
against the president of the United .'
This is said to be the first case of '
tbe kind tried under the act of June,
117. The offence occurred Jnne 30. i
soreed wtciaarawat or timiimi
I cavalry Mats nui ,g Jtj
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Burning Of The Cathedral
Officers and Men Carry Off
Pianos, Safes, Silver
ware and Pictures.
PARIS. France, Sept. 13. ((Corre
spondence of A. P.) Tbe Ger
mans, according to the French
claims, not only deliberately caused
the fires that have partially rained
the beautiful and famous cathedral
of St. Quentin but pillaged tbe city
before they set fire to a part of It.
The vandalism Is laid to tbe door
of officers and soldiers of the HCth
and 117th regiments of tbe 15th Ger
man division, and more or less direct
ly, to the commanders of these units,
respectively CoL QJing. CoL Klotz and
Gen. von Scharfensteln. who are
charged with having ordered a sys
tematic pillage of St. Quentin as soon
as they entered the city.
Officers Directed the Looting.
Officers, with soldiers to do the
heavy work, went about tbe city, it
is claimed, and carried off furniture,
silverware, pianos and valuable pic
tures and shipped them to Germany.
They even openly took safes filled
with valuables, piling their loot upon
vans in midday.
Apparently in an effort to establish
a disclaimer of responsibility, the Ger
mans gave oat the first news that the
cathedral of St. Quentin was burn
ing. The official announcement at
first said it was not known how the
fire started, but later declared it was
the result of French bombardment.
When the French discovered the fire
an official statement was issued that
French artillery was not bombarding
in the cathedral area and could not
do so because of the range.
Is Austrian Statement
Vienna. Austria. Sept. II. (Via
London, Sept. 13.) "The Italian losses
la the 11th Isonzo battle," says an
official statement issued today by the
Austrian war office, "have reached
almost a quarter of a million, includ
ing zS,Mt prisoners."
50 LIVES ARETOST
AS TRANSPORT LINER SINKS
New York. Sent. 13. News was
received here last night from England
that the Atlantic transport liner Min
nehaha wnicb had made 2 voyages
between New York and London car
rying 1,004 tons of ammunition and
supplies on each trip, was sank by a
submarine last Friday off the coast
of Ireland and 50 of her officers and
crew were loec ih jxusneiutua naa
a crew of 140 men.
GERMAN CAVALRY HETREATS
BEFORE RUSSIAN PRESSURE
Berlin. Germany, Sept. 13. German
cavalry posts to the south of the
Riga-Wenden road on the northern
Russian front yesterday withdrew
before strong Russian pressure, ac
cording to the official announcement
Issued today by tbe German general
SnXATK ALLOWS HOMCSTEADKIIS
TO LEAVE II03IE TO WORK.
Washington, D. C Sept. 13. A bill
by senator Myers, of Montana, per
mitting homesteaders to leave their
land daring the war to engage in
farm labor without forfeiting thetr
rights, was passed today by the sen
Enraged Argentines Burn Or Wreck
Every German Business House And
Mob Legation; Seven Rioters Shot
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina. Sept.
IS. Rioting nhlch began here
late yesterday In an' antl
German demonstration continued
throughout the night. Every German
business house and restaurant in the
downtown district .was wrecked. The
German dub and several other build
ings were damaged seriously by fire.
The police wounded seven rioters se
riously when they fired into the
crowd. Three of the injured are ex
pected to die.
Legation Saved With Difficulty.
At first the crowds were so unman
ageable that the police closed all the
streets leading to the German lega
tion and consulate. The archives in
these buildings were taken to tbe
storage vaults for safe keeping. Fire
men, armed Kith rifles prevented the
mob from destroying the offices of
the German Trans Atlantic company,
wblch supplies the city's light. Heavy
forces of provincial troops are guard
ing the railway over which German
minister Luxburg will arrive today.
May Oust Swedish Minister.
The cabinet late last night ap
proved the action of president Iri
goyen in presenting passports to
count Luxburg. It is said to have
considered similar action in the case !
of baron Lowen. the Swedish minister I
but no action will be taken pending
the receipt of further detaHs from '
Washington and Stockholm.
Bloek of Houaes Horned. I
Several blocks of German business 1
bouses in Calle 25 de Mayo were'
IHE KILLED OR IIIIER
IN 1TI IN TRE CAPITAL
AH Establishments in Lisbon Are Closed; General Strike
Is Start of Outbreak Which Seems to Have Become
General Throughout the Country; General Discon
tent of People Is Back of Disturbances.
ADRID, Spain, Sept 1 3.
siege, according to a telegram received here from Lisbon, oa account
of a general strike. All establishments in the Portuguese capital
have been closed. Several persons, iocludi&g a number of soldiers, have
been wotmded by the explosion of bombs.
Tbe outbreak is supposed to be of a revolutionary nature, although
originating as a general' strike of workmen because of the high cost of
living aad because of general discontent due to conditions enforced by
Portugal is very short of many supplies, notably gasoline, petroJeum
and coal. The food situation there k not definitely known, save that the
country k very largely dependent on foreign countries for supplies and the
German submarines have been extremely active along the Portuguese coast,
where many ships have been sunk. The coast lies in the submarine zone
where ruthless warfare is in full effect.
The bombs are supposed to have been exploded by terrorists in the
guise of strikers with the intention of overawing the authorities.
Declaring the country m a state of siege reveals that the disturbances
mutt be of wide extent, justifying the imposition of martial law throughout
the country. ,s -.
WORD TO PEOPLE! DEPOPULATED
iFuel Administrator Urges;
People to Lower House
Washington. D C Sept. 13.
Through the chamber of commerce of
the United States. Dr. R. A. Garfield,
fuel administrator, has appealed to
American business to assist in the
conservation of coal.
appeal appears today in the official
publication of the chamber, as follows:
"It is the duty of eTery American to
save coal this winter. If every family
will save a toa of coal, if every indus
trial plant will save 10 percent of the
coal it uses, which 10 percent is now
wasted, the coal problem will be
largely solved. There is plenty of coal
in the ground, but there is a shortage
of cars and of labor at the mines.
"If every family will reduce tbe
temperature of its house at least five
degrees, it will mean that millions of
tons of coal will be 'saved and the
health of the nation will be improved.
This is not a hardship: it is a health
measure, for most Americans live in
"The solution of the coal problem
lies largely with the American people.
uniivjou uj ur ei of nom. x ue r
d . ui.u. .. i m jji t . i i u ;
oowntown section, xne moos set lire j
to the building of La Union, a Ger
Fires Extinguished. Started Again.
As fast as the fires were ex
tinguished, tbey were started again.
Mounted patrols and the entire Are
department kept rushing from M
part of the city to another, in an at
tempt to quell the riots and pat down
tbe flames. In several instances police
who were attempting to shoot at
those wielding torches were set upon
oy tne crowds and disarmed.
Besones GoH Keen Yon.
T-v. . 1 . a . . i
irn- miroaucer or emoassies nas
instructions to aseist you in vour im
mediate departure from the temtory
of the republic God keep you.
(Signed) H. Pueyrredon."
To Karl von Luxburg; envoy ex
traordinary and minister plenipoten
tiary of the German empire."
The Argentine minister at Berlin
has been Instructed to Inform the
German foreign office that count von
Luxburg has been handed his pass
ports and to ask for explanations re
garding the telegram disclosures. If
me oerman government disapproves
of the tTt of the German minister's 1
di5patchea and especially of the word I
ass,' whfch term the count applied
.i.TA "io count Luxburg; d.iive'r- .SEEKS PRETEXT FOR RUPTURE
ing his passports, follows. . ,
"Mr. Minister: I London, Eng.. Sept IS. A dispatch
"You having ceased to be persona I to ,ne Exchange Telegraph frorr
grata to the Argentine government Copenhagen says the Swedish new
that government has decided to de- I Paper AftonMadet expresses the be
hver to you your passports, which I j lief that the United States intended t.
transmit herewith by order of h)s ex- induce a rupture between Argentina
cellency. the president of the nation. I and Germany or between Sweden atui
Portugal has been declared k a state ot
Germans Take People bv
Thousands to Force Them
Into Life of Slavery.
Havre, France, Sept. it. Tne c
moval of the civilian population of
Belgium continues, accord lag to ail
vices received here. The town of
Ronlers, immediately behind the bat
tle line in Flanders, has been evacu
ated completely. Ostend is bem
empiiea graanaiiy and 109 person
already have been sent from Courtr
Many of the Inhabitants of Berlae
hae oeen taken forcibly to Turcoing
to work on the defences. All the r.
habitants of Slevdinge, Flanders, rich
and poor alike, have been made to
work on military roads.
The government cannot bate coal fo.
them; they must save it for them
selves. They must not rely who it
upon price fixing nor upon the al
ready overtaxed transportation s
tems of the country, nor upon the ef
fort to increase production, nor upon
the apportionment of coal, nor upm,
the enforcement of the lau. All mu--cooperate.
The consumer of coal :
house and factorv can cooperate mus,
effectively by the economies sug
gested." 10 toe .argentine roreign minister
ouu.kiuu may clear.
Sweden's Explanation Received.
Washington. D. C Sept 13. Bare.
Akerbielm, charge of the Swedish le
gation here, today informed secretarv
of state Lansing he had received th.
statement of the Stockholm foreign
oifice already published here on the
Passage of count Luxburg's dis
patches through the legation .it
Buenos Aires, but that as the depart
ment already was in possession :
that Information, be did not considei
it necessary to present it formallT.
! SWEDISH PAPER SAYS U. S.
uermany or to find a nretext to t-r
Sweden as a masked enemy power
In the latter case, the AftonMadet
13 Quoted as saying the moment
judiciously chosen, sls Sweden wa-
actually negotiating with the Vmteu
States where efforts were being mad
artificially to create difficulties in or
der to obtain greater concessions-
The British minister called at the
foreign office in Stockholm yesterday
and aocpresaed the amazement of the
British government tnat Sweden
should have been carrying on corre
siondence for the Germans ttr t.
ing agreed not to transmit messas
fer Germany from any eountrv
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