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: TODAY'S PRICES
Mexican bank notes, state bills, 819c; pesos, 69c;
1 Mexican gold, 53c; nationales, 20'4c; bar silver, H.
I & H. quotation, 93Hc; copper, $2330; grains, lower;
livestock, steady; stocks, higher.
LATEST NEWS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
TORM HITS TOKIO
m s
FOR DFFIC
Third Series of Camps Will Be for Enlisted Men of the
Kegular Army, National Guard and National Army,
Plus 2490 Civilians Chosen From Specified Schools
or Colleges, the War Department Announces.
Y-r -vASHINGTON. D. C Oct. 3. A
A third scries of officers train-
inj camp to be opened Jan
uary 5 will ran until April 5. the war
department announced today, primar
ily for the education of enlisted men.
of the regular army, national guard
and national army for commissions
In addition, howeier, 2490 graduates
undergraduates from 93 specified
schools will be admitted.
cam, will be located in each of
the regular army, national guard and
national army divisions. Additional
camps will be located in the Philip
pines. Panama and Hawaii and one
at Fort Bliss an Tor- Sam
Houston, Texas, and Chickamauia.
Quota To Be 1.7 Percent.
The quota of each regiment or
smaller unit of the army to be se
lected to attend the officers' schools
wiil be 1.7 percent of the enlisted
NATIONAL PART,
S BEIN
Tentative Draft of Radical
Platform Is Drawn at
Chicago.
Chicago. I1L, Oct. 3. Chicago to
day became the birthplace of a new
' national party," which is yet un
earned but is to be recruited from
the Prohibition. Progressive, single
tax and social-democratic groups.
A tentative .draft of the platform
which is to be submitted to the con
ferees approves universal suffrage.
off
national prohibition, extinction
land monopoly, public ownership of
coa! mines, oil welis. telegraph and
telephone systems and other public
utilities and the use of union labor
m all government activities.
The Prohibition national commit
tee, in session here yesterday, voted
to concentrate Its efforts in 1918 on
congressional districts and to
raise a campaign fund of $300,000 for
that purpose. This plan is to be
abandoned if amalgamation of the
new "national party" is effected.
CLIFTON IB
TO CLOSE DIN
Complete Cessation of All
Activities Is Now Being
Prepared For.
Clifton, Ariz., Oct. 3. Preparations
for a complete shutdown of the mines
.n thi3 district are being made by the;
Arizona Copper company, the Shannon
Copper company and the Detroit Cop
per company, according to an an
nouncement of the companies. It will
nvolre the men employed in the ra
rious deaprtments ho hate been on
salaries.
The strike, which was expected to
end October 1, is Mill in progress. The
strikers claim that the reason for
continuing the strike was the fact
that all men on strike were not prom
ised employment when work was re
rumtd. On September 22 the compa
nies announced their readiness to ac-
vt the terms agreed to between the
federal mediators and the operators.
Tiie strikers were expected to resume
w ork October 1 and had notified the
operators, through the grievance com
mittees of this intention. However,
:t was decided to continue the strike,
pickets were put out and efforts made
to present the men from returning to
thf mines.
Many of the craftsmen and other
American employes reported for work
at the concentrators and smelters, but,
because of the inability of the com
panies to operate the mines, the plants
could not be operated. Mexicans and
Spaniards appear to be in control of
the situation, with the Italian element
remaining neutral. Indications now
notnt to an indefinite shutdown.
WRANGLE OVER HEFLIN
FLARES UP IN HOUSE
Washington. D. C Oct. 3. The pro
tracted wrangle over charges by rep
resentative Heflin of Alabama, that
certain members of congress have
' acted suspiciously" in the present
war, flared up again in the house to
d.iv when representative Mason of
Illinois, made a speech contending
that Heflin had inferentlaliy cnargea
Mason with treason and "linked him
up with Emma Goldman."
COL BRONSON M. CUTTING
TO BE WITH LONDON EMBASSY
Santa Fe, N. M-, Oct. 3. CoL Bron
son M. Cutting, of Santa Fe, has been
appointed assistant milltarr attache
to the American embassy in London.
His knowledge of fit Innfruages and
his previous rep.dence in London e
ppnaly recommend. 1 him for the po-
OBQBN
re Can Soon Begin
DELIVERED
strength of the organization
Graduates recommended for com
missions as second lieutenants will be
commissioned as vacancies occur.
College men to be admitted must be
between 21 and 31 on the day of the
opening. There is no restriction
againet married men but unmarried
men will be preferred.
Collese lien Muat Enlist.
Any enlisted man between 21 and
40 years of age may apply. Character
and military aptitude will govern
selections. College students Hill be
required to enlist for the duration of
the war and serve out their enlist
ments If they do not obtain commis
sions. They will receive the pay and
allowances of first class privates
while under instruction.
Will Train For Line Officers.
The camps are primarily for the
training of line officers. The quarter
master general, chief of ordnance,
chief of coast artillery, chief signal
officer and chief of engineers have
been authorized to organise such
schools for special training as may
be necessary.
CHINA TO AID
Fl
Appropriates $300,000; TJ.
S. Minister Asks the Eed
Cross for 200,000.
Pekin, China, Oct. 3. The Chinese
government has appropriated 5300.
00s for immediate relief work at
Tien Tsin, where great destruction
has been wrought by the overflowing
of the Hoaag.Ho. river Dr. Paul
Relnseh, the American minister, has
seat a cablegram to the American
Cross, asking far S2M.M.
High water over a large section oi
Chih-Li province prevents engineers
from investigating the extent of the
losses and the cause of the flood.
Coolies, protected by soldiers, have
cut tne Grand canal at several places
near Tien Tsin. but this has not af
fected the situation in the city, where
the water is almost stationery.
Pao Ting-Fu. Teh Chow and other
cities are inundated. Chinese news
papers are appealing for loans from
foreign nations to prevent a recur
rence of the flood by deepening the
canals to the sea.
. IN. W. LAWYER
DPENSBATTLE
Says Government Has No
Case Against Indicted
I. W. W. Leaders.
Chicago, I1L, Oct. 3. Whether an
organization can go on strike during
war time and whether members of
organizations can stay on a strike
when that strike was initiated be
fore the war started, are the two
paramount issues between the United
States government and the 166 in
dicted members of the I. W. W., ac
cording to Otto Christensen. attorney
for the organization. He is in Chi
cago investigating charges against
the I. W. W. and preparing for the
legal battle which will open soon.
Sweeping denial of each of the
charges named in the indictment was
made by Christensen.
May Charge Will Fall.
"The government charges cannot
stand up." he declared. "The L W. W.
at no time has taken a positive po
sition in regard to the war. Some of
the strikes we are charged with
starting to embarrass the govern
ment' were started before the war be
gan. As to our alleged attempt to
fight conscription, I refer federal
agents to the large number of I. W.
W. members who are now in the vari
ous cantonments.
"The charge that German money
has been backing the organization is
ridiculous.
Mr. Christensen admitted strenuous
efforts are being made to obtain
bonds for some of the leaders. He
declared it would be impossible to se
cure a total of $1,625,000 which would
secure release of all under indict
ment, but intimated some of the
members now in Jail would be re
leased on bail.
WISCONSIN REPUBLICANS
WANT LAF0LLETTE OUSTED
Wausau, Wis.. Oct. Z. Senator La-
Follette's expulsion from the senate
for "treasonable and seditious utter
ances and disloyalty to our govern
ment" is asked in an appeal to the
united states senate in a telegram
sent last night by W. B. Hennemann,
chairman of the executive committee
of the Wisconsin Republican state
committee. The same message was
sent to the president of the senate
and to senator Pomerene. chairman on
the committee of privileges and elec
tions. The telegrams state all members
of the committee concur except two
who have enlisted and are in the serv
ice of their country, their present
addresses being unknown.
.00DJCT1S
EL
ANYWHERE 60c A MONTH
REVENGE UPON GERMANY
FOR RAIDS ON LONDON IS
PLANNED B Y THE ALLIES
LONDON. Eng.. Oct. S. A crowd of
poor people In the southwest dis
trict of London yesterday ap
pealed to premier Lloyd George, says
the Daily Mail, for reprisals against
Germany for the air raids on London.
The premier shouted to the crowd:
"We will give it all back to them
and we will give It to them soon. We
shall bomb Germany with compound
Interest."
The crowd cheered the promise
wildly. The premier had just com
pleted a tour of the area damaged hi
the raids.
Government to Act,
The Evening standard states "on the
highest authority" that the govern
ment is paying special attention to
the question of reprisals for German
air attacks on London and other
places. It says:
"There is no qualification about the
decision of the government to under
take very effective reprisals at the
earliest moment consistent with the
advice of the hish military command."
The Wilhelmshaven Tageblatt pub
lishes two rages of advice warning
GREEGEISAJQKE
Greece Gets No Money,
Pays Big Interest and
Loses 8,000,000.
Athens, Greece. Oct. 3. The Ger
man advance of 320.004,004 to the re.
cent government of king Constantine
was a financial transaction quite oat
of the ordinary, as now developed
under the fierce scrutiny of the Ven
izelos government which displaced
the Constantine regime.
As summed up hy It. Venizelos
himself, the peculiar features were:
While a huge sum was involved, yet
no real money passed from Berlin to
Athens, as It was all a credit tran
saction to be settled "after the war."
Also, although no money passed.
Greece finds herself obligated for
this J2fl,eO0,0C, and is paying inter,
est on it at 6 per cent. Finally, as
stated by Teniaelos. Tire OevrecW
ox tne uenau marK was sacs
that
Vk 1MB M,HMII Wft V ...WW - ...
realised, making a net loss of 8,0O,
000. Was Secret Transaction.
The German advance was made
about a year ago, at the time the
Constantine ministry needed funds to
pay the army vhich had been mo
bollzed. For some reason, however, it
was decided to make it a secret tran
saction, and not Inscribe it in the
budget or report it to parliament
along with other loans. This was
about the time the entente allies pre.
sented an ultimatum demanding the
demobilisation of the Greek army,
which probably accounts for the loan
being kept secret.
Was Merely a Credit.
In laying before parliament details
of the affair. X. Venizelos said that
Germany had in effect said: "In these
critical times, we cannot advance
actual money. But you can order
your government bank to print JJO,
00.000 of bank notes, and we will
order our bank to open a credit for
320,000,000. payable not today but at
the end of the war."
This was actually carried oat. Mr.
Venizelos explained, the printing pres.
ses of Athens turning out the $20,
000,000 in bills, based on the Berlin
deposit, but without any transfer of
money. The interest began to run at
oice.
Britain At OneEnd Of
Rope, U. S. at the Other,
Are Strangling Germany
Washington. D. C, Oct. 3. Great
Britain's new embargo on shipments
Ell LOAN 10
Trembling Victims of Shell Shock
Often Deaf, Dumb and Blind, Are
Studied By U. S. Medical Officers
A
MEKICAN Training Camp in
France, Oct. 3. American med
ical officers will devote the
coming winter to a special study of
the diseases peculiar to the war and
war conditions, in addition to their
work at the forward casualty clearing
stations on the French and British
fronts.
At the casualty stations they will
get all the experience they desire in
the marvelous war surgery which has
made Buch rapid strides in the past
three years.
They will be trained in all the med
ical phases of their work in the field
at special schools. The first of these
schools will be established this month
at the hospital taken over by the
Johns Hopkins hospital until soon af
ter the first contingent of American
troops landed in France.
Will -Study Shell Shock.
One subject to which much atten
tion will be devoted will be that of
"shell shock," which has proved very
troublesome to both the British and
French medical officers. Neurologists
attached to the various American
units will study the problem at
French and British hospitals and af
terwards will give lectures to their
fellow medical officers, both in the
hospitals and attached to the troops
in training.
Victim Are Pitiful.
There is no more pitiful object in
the world than a man actuall suffer,
ing from shell shock. Hypnotism has
been used frequently as a care for
shell shock. It stops the trembling
and twitching in most cases, but of
To Fight Th
PASO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY
Children In Syria
Eat Grapeoine Leaoes
New York. Oct 3. A mission
ary just returned from Syria re
ports that no grapes are expected
in the town of Aleih this year
because the children have eaten
the shoots and leaves on the
vines. The mulberry orchards
were planted with wheat, but In
many cases the children plucked
the wheat to eat the grain buried
in the soil.
the people against possible air raids
by the entente aviators.
Germans Give Warning.
Amsterdam. Holland, Oct. 3. Ger.
man military authorities have issued
orders that all lights in the govern
ment district of Duesseldorf and a
great portion of Westphalia must be
darkened at night, according to the
General Anzeiger of Essen. Similar
precautions against air raids are be
ing taken at other places in western
Germany.
Wooden Shoes For
American Workmen
Xew York, Oct. S. "Wooden
shoes for American workingmen
and their families and for not a
few in a higher station in life is
a strong probability should the
war last another year." said the
manager of the shoe department
of one of the largest retail stores
in the city today.
"Shoes with wood soles and
other modified forms of the kinds
commonly worn in Europe are
already in greater demand in this
country than ever before," he
continued. "They would be more
generally bought and worn It
they were to be found on sale at
the shoe counters in the stores."
of practically everything to Sweden.
Norway. Denmark and The Nether
lands is regarc here as a most im
portant move in tightening the cordon
which slowly but surely is killing the
military power of Germany. Coming
close on the export embargo of the
United States, which is being admin
istered to keep from the European
neutrals everything that might supply
the central powers. Great Britain's
action is regarded as one of the moat
important war measures.
anVfee- British embargo excludes
everything except printed matter.
About the mHy thing that win he per
mitted to go to the German people
jy way of the neutrals will be ex
pressions of world opinion that they
should reorganize their system of gov
ernment to do away with the military
autocracy.
In a figurative sense. Great Britain
holds one end of the rope and the
United States holds the other. Gradu
tlly but surely, as it is being drawn
taut, the military power of Germany
s being strangled because the em
bargo cuts off the supplies she has
been receiving through adjacent
neutrals.
Catch Monkeys With
Real "Gumshoes"
Washington, T. C, Oct S. In
tropical countries the natives
have many unique ways of catch
ing monkeys. One of them, as
explained by a traveler, is this:
The hunters walk about in short
boots in sight of the monkeys.
Then they take the boots off.
place some gum In the bottoms
and leave them on the ground,
withdrawing themselves to a
great distance.
Presently the monkevs come
down from the trees and try on
the boots, and when the hunters
come after them the boots stick
to the feet of the monkeys, and
they are unable to climb. Thus
the Imitative little animals are
captured.
U. 5. Medical Officer
Is Killed In Aclion
With British Forces
Washington, T. C, Oct. 3.
Lieut. G. P. Howe, of Boston,
medical officers reserve corps,
was killed in action Sept. 28,
while on duty with British forces
in France, the adjutant general
today announced.
late it has come to be regarded as not
a real cure. The British have found
that soldiers suffering from shell
shock who do not have hypnotic treat
ment invariably get back to duty
quicker than those who do.
Go Deaf Dumb and Ullnil.
Shell shock often causes deafness,
dumbness and blindness the effect of
confusion from an exploding missile
nearby. A man may be tossed about
by three or four shells without get
ting hit by a fragment or a splinter,
but th effect of this tossing always
tells on his nervous system. Some of
the worst shell shock cases have been
there where soldiers were buried un
der the earth thrown up by huge pro
jectiles. Wanted Separate Peace.
Such burial does not always affect
thf men that way. It Is related that
recently when an old British sergeant
was du:r out from under a ton or more
of shell drhns and asked if he wa&
hurt, he re-plit-d
Kffm 11 urine lint tie.
"So. sir, I guess not, but I am cer-
EVENING, OCTOBER 3, 1917.
100,000 HOMELESS
R11 Vrniv rW't 7 Pnnliniiinv '
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their reprisals for attacks of
German airmen on French cities.
French aviators last night dropped
bombs on the German town of Baden,
the war office announces.
The statement follows:
"In reprisal for the bombardment of
Bar-Le-Duc two of our aviators
dropped several bombs on the town
of Baden.
Seien Tons of Kxplonlies.
"On the night of Oct. 1-S and dur
ing the day of Oct. 2. our aviators
bombarded the railway station at Fri
bourg. factories at Yolkelgen and
Hoftenbach and railway stations at
Brieulles, Longuyon. Metz-Woippy,
Arnaviile. Mexieres-Les-Metz. Thion
ville and Sarresboug. In the course of
these expeditions projectiles to the
amount of 70 kilograms (15,400
pounds) were dropped."
The town of Baden, in the grand
duchy of the same name, is one of the
most famous and beautiful watering
places of Europe, best known for its
medicinal baths. It is a town of some
15.000 about 55 miles from the French
border.
FE IS BIT
Cannot Match Violence and
Accuracy of the British
Artillery, However.
Canadian Headquarters in France.
Oct J. The enemy early yesterday
morning attempted to raid our lines
in the Avion sector, but was discov
ered before he got to close quarters,
and driven off after sustaining a
number of casualties. The Infantry
activity is generally less than nor
mal, but the sound of guns ne.er
ceases. The Germans are attempting
more by way of destructive shots on
our battery positions than they did
earlier in the season, but even in
this respect they are stall far behind
the British and Canadian guns.
Using Poison Gas.
There has been a marked increase
in the use of long range, high ve
locity guns by the Germans. The re
sults certainly do not Justify the free
M or llutM ouia Tim aaeatrr also
has Increased the praaorttos ox" gas
shells and has sent us many varieties
of gas. This may Indicate that the
chemical e from which poison gas is
made are available in greater quan
titles than those required for high
explosives.
War Material, Scarce.
All the prisoners of good educa
tion now speak of the growing
scarcity of war materials and par
ticularly of rubber, cotton and cop
per, which can neither be produced at
home nor obtained from Germany's
European neighbors. One of the
prisoners taken in yesterday's outpost
affair said that while Germany could
not be conquered In the field, she
would be forced to make peace be
cause of her failure to obtain sup
plies. The weather is excellent and the
men In the trenches are in good
health and spirits. The casualties
continue extremely light.
GERMANS CLAIM CAPTURE
OF FRENCH TRENCHES
Berlin. Germany. Oct. 3. German
troops yesterday captured a section
of French trenches 1200 yards wide
on the northern slope of Hill 344. to
the east of the river Meuse. in the
Verdun region. It was officially re
ported by the German general staff
today.
VIOLENT ARTILLERY FIGHT
OCCURS ON FRENCH FRONT
Paris, France, Oct. 3. Violent ar
tillery fighting continues on the Ver
dun front, says today's official an
nmmivrnnt No imDortant infantry
operations continued during the night
tamlv Kirfin? for a. senarate oeace. A
remarkable thing about shell shock
cases is that none occur during a bat
tle. The reason for this is plain. In
battle the men are buoyed up by the
great excitement, are pressing for
ward and often engaged in hand to
hand fighting, while all about them is
the continual roar of battle. They
often become absolutely oblivious of
exploding shells under these circum
stances until actually hit.
"When Shell Shock Comes,
Shell shock comes when the men
are compelled to sit in trenches for
long periods or when they are out on
nerve testing patrol duty between the
fighting lines at night and a big mis.
sile bursts unexpectedly over them.
Much Like Temporary Insnnlly.
The treatment of shell cases is often
closely akin to that for temporary in
sanity. The doctors and other at
tendants strive always to get the con
fidence of their natients. and try to
start them talking, when the trembling
and other manifestations frequently ,
disappear. I
Treatment of Insanity.
Various phases of insanitv will be
a iery important branch of medical
study this winter while the doctors
are waiting for the Americans to go
into the trenches. Already a number
of cases of mental breakdown have
been treated in the hospitals. With
one or two exceptions, however, thee
cases have been those usually met
with in civilian life, the delusionb
having little to do with the armv or
the war. one rather pitiful case is
that of a man who never gave the
iJit:htet trouble, but iniapii.es erv
mcht that he Is to be -hot at tl.twn.
iBv A. P.
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Jnliampsred;
G IS
Wilhelm Presents Own
Marble Statue to Marshal
On Latter s Birthday.
FLOWERSSTREWN
BEFORE GENERAL
Ludendorff Calls Him Per
sonification of Prussian
German Fatherland.
AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND, Oct J.
Celebration of the birthday of
field marshal von Hlndenburg
at German headquarters yesterday
began with a visit from emperor
William, who presented the field
marshal with a marble bust of the
"All-highest war lord." The route
from Hindenburg's house to main
headquarters was lined with children
who strewed flowers in his path,
while airmen dropped flowers and
laurel wreaths.
At headquarters the field marshal
was received by Gen. von Luden
dorff and the other officers of the
general staff. Gen. von Ludendorff
greeted his chief as "the personifica
tion of the glorious development of
the Prussian-German fatherland."
He Talks of Victory
"It is a special pleasure to me to
know myself at one with the German J
people in their will for victory and
their confidence In victory."
Cheers for Emperor.
The field marshal praised the army
and those who remained at home. He
called for cheers for the emperor,
who invited to dinner all who had
called to offer birthday congratula
tions. In a speech the emperor
praised the field marshal as "the hero
of the German people, to whom It
is granted to accomplish deeds of
world and historical greatness."
Thanks von Hlndenbnxx.
He thanked von Hndenburg in the
name of the army and the people
and continued:
"Future centuries will weave leg
ends around the personality of the
field marshal. May God preserve
IthH for further- deeds nil til tne Vic
torians end of the war. out of which
a sir as 1 5 iiisbji nan
many win arise.
DR. DERNBURGASSAILS
NEW FATHERLAND PARTY
Stockholm. Sweden. Oct X. Or.
Bern hard Dernburg, the former Ger
man secretary of tne colonies. In an
article in the weekly Deutsche PoliUk.
takes a stand against the new Father
land party, which he treats as a harm
ful ebullition of would be patriotism.
"A stream of loyal messages have
en sent to the emperor." he remarks
in his article, "as though on a word
of command (some say it was a word
of command) in which president Wil
son's answer to the pope Is stigma
tised aa an attempt to drive a wedge
-tween the government and the peo
ple, as an effort to sow discord and
as a proclamation of war on the
Hohenzollerna.
"I have vainly tried." Dr. Dernburg
adds, "to find such things anywhere
in president Wilson's note."
SWEDEN'S KING IS ANXIOUS
TO CLING TO NEUTRALITY
Stockholm. Sweden, Oct 3. King
Gustave today told the leaders of
the chief parties in the Rigsdag in
his opinion it would be most expe
dient to form a cabinet representing
the various parties which would
maintain the neutral policy of the
country, safeguard the interests of the
nation and exercise a calming in
fluence on the people during the
present crisis.
Saying Sweden's difficulties were
Increasing daily, the king asserted the
greatest prudence would be necessary
to maintain the position adopted. He
appealed to the patriotism of the
leaders, asking them not to let per
sonal opinions and party platforms
stand In the way of successful solu
tion of the question, but to have in
view solely the welfare of the coun
try. LITHUANIANS DEMAND
FREEDOM FROM RUSSIA
Stockholm. Sweden. Oct 3. Dr.
John N. Selupas. who has been In con
sultation with Lithuanians and Letts
in various parts of Russia, arrived
yesterday in Stockholm and requested
Ira Xelson Morris, the American min
ister, to transmit to president Wilson
a memorial setting forth the national
program of these peoples and betrging
him to support it
They demand complete independ
ence, the right to establish their own
government and representation in the
peace conference. Their territorial
program includes reestablishment of a
greater part of the territory lost in
17S5. which would take in a popula
tion of i:.A.00e Lithuanians, Letts
and other races.
GERMANY DENIES MAKING
BIDS FOR SEPARATE PEACE
Amsterdam, Holland Oct. 3. Ger
many has made no proposals for a
separate peace either with France or
Great Britain. Dr. von Kuehlmann,
German foreign secretary, makes this
announcement, according to advices
from Berlin, in answering the speech
made hv fln Vrlrhnvnrv Riimfnn
minister of war, before the democratic
congress in Petrograd.
'
riSKl VIAA COXCSRBSS IS
COXSIUF.ni.XG WAR PLANS
Lima. Peru. Oct. 3. The Peruvian
congress is considering the interna
tional situation as it affects relations
with Germany. The foreign minister
and minister of war have been sum
moned before congress to give in
formation. DKMOCRATIC CONGRESS OF
ItrSSIA VOTES COALITION
Petrograd. Russia. (Kt. 3. The I
I cmoi-rat ir congress. lv a ole of,
fifi to 68. t"day declarrd in f.ior of 1
I a coalition government.
Congress
fillEMil
HUNDRED
SINGLE CoPT FIVE CENTS.
217
168
1348 HOUSES AHE DEMOLISHED
By THE FUME TYPHOON
Many Villages Are Inundated by Floods and Heavy
Loss of Life Is Feared; Telephone and Eailway Com
munication Is Interrupted; Storm Is Described
as One of Worst in the History of Japan.
LONDON. Eng., Oct. 3. A Shanghai dispatch to Reuter's Agency
says that as the result of a typhoon which swept over Tobo. Japan, on
Monday, 100,000 persons are homeless, 183 are dead and 217
The DLBsbcr of injured is 168
Telegraph aad telephone service and railway traffic were raterrupled.
Even worse damage is reported to have been io dieted in the rural
districts. Many villages between Kioto aad Osaka have been inundated by
overflowing rivers and it is feared considerable loss of life has resulted.
The storm is described as one of the worst the Japanese capital ever
experienced and every agency is expected to be requisitioned to assist suf
ferers aad repair the damage.
PABST ASSAILS
wines
Says People Being Misled
by Professional Pronibx
faomsfc-Agitatorsi-. -
Atlantic City. X. J., Oct 3. Charg
ing that "professional prohibitionists"
ar, "deliberately trying to mislead the
people by falsifications, by taking ad
vantage of war coadttions and indus
trial emergencies,' president Gustave
Pabst, of Milwaukee, speaking before
the opening business session of the
war convention of the United States
B-ewers' association, today urged
delegates to unite in the national
fight for existence.
SubmCTibed tor Liberty Bond.
Mr. Pabst pointed out the associa -
tion Bad orrered its cooperation to tne
federal government and the "sua
seription by brewers of millions of
dollars for liberty bonds at a time
when the very life of the brewing in
dustry was being threatened with de
struction," was substantial proof of
th attitude of the industry toward
the government and its war aims.
Enforce Legal Regulation
He called upon brewers throughout
the natioi. to leave no stone unturned
to secure the rigid enforcement of all
prohibition and regulatory laws re
garding the shipment and sale of beer.
Mr. Pabst observed that there are
"many indications the people are get
ting tired of professional prohibition
leaders. and that the "reaction is
shown by the demand for constructive
measures that shall lead to permanent
Improvement."
CLAIM NEGROES ARMED
BEFORE THE RACE RIOTS
Belleville. 111-. Oct. S. Testimony
that before the killing of detective
Coppedge and policeman Wodley in
tne bast at. jouis riots, armed ne-1
groes gathered at the home of X X. t
minay. negro aenust. was given to
day at the trial of 13 negroes charged
with the murders.
This murder precipitated the mas-
sac re of negroes July 2.
MT. FRANKLIN CLUB DANCE .
TO BE GIVEN, AS USUAL!
The usual weekly dance of the ML j
Franklin Countrv club will take nlaee !
Thursday of this week. Inasmuch as
the Festival of the Allies will last for
four days, it was not deemed neces-l
sary to suspend the dance this week. !
SKCRET 9RRVICB JIE WILL
COPE WITH POOD PROPITKRS.
Washington. D. C Oct. 3. Food
price manipulation and profiteers
will nave tne trained men and re
sources of the secret service to cope
with. Herbert Hoover, food admin
istrator, has asked president Wilson
for the services of the corps and It
has been granted.
Facing Death Unarmed
William Allen White's First Article
THE HERALD will have a treat far iu reaoers in the Week-End edi
tion. Copy has been received for the first article in the William
Allen White series from Europe. This copy arrived from France this
week for release October (-7.
The second and succeeding articles will be published promptly oo their
arrival from nance. We expect to receive at mast one article each week so
that there will be no break in the service.
William Allen White, the Kansas philosopher, is well known throughout
the country. Readers of the Saturday Post have long followed bis articles
with great interest.
"Facing Death Unarmed" is the title of the first article from his pen.
It is a tribute to and description of the work of the American ambulance
corps in France.
Don't fail to read this article. It is a irile. -Tripping description of the
bottle line, bv a trained ob-erer
Is About To Adjourn
HOME EDITION
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WEATHER FORECASTS.
El Paso and West Texas, fair, cooler in Panhandle;
New Mexico, fair; Ariiona, fair
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a&d 1346 Eouses were demolished.
LIQUOR FIGURES
IN MURDER CASE
Denver City Official and
Employe Accuse Eacn
O&er-ef-DrunlsenfieBS.
Denver, Colo, Oct. 3. An alleged
encounter between William R. 3eay
and Edward C Green some time pre
vious to a second dash at the city
ball hut summer, in which Greene
was killed, was described today in
the 'trial of Seay for the murder of
Green.
Fritz Attlbater, a city employe, de
scribed the encounter. It arose, he
said, over differences connected with
work of the city's highway depart
ment, of which Green was super in -
1 tendent and Seay an employe.
Seay came up," Attlbate rsaid.
while Green was giving a party of
workmen their orders, and said:
'Are you going to give Scotty his or
ders or am IT
"Green said." Attlbater continued.
"What's the use of giving you orders T
You've been drunk for a week.'
"Seay said: Tou've been drunk for
three months," said the witness;
"and reached for his hip pocket "
Attlbater said Seay then began
abusing Green.
As Green walked away, he testified.
"Seay called to him. turn around. I
would not shoot you in the back.' "
Other witnesses today were John
Green, uncle of the dead man. who
testified concerning his nephew's d
Ing statement; Simon J. Feely. and a
son of the same name, contractors
who told of seeing Seay in a corridor
of the city hall the morning before
uj aoijjo trc u eom.d ooj Jmni tu
that building.
The War At A Glance
W
rK shall bomb Germany
with compound inte-
est," premier Llo-r".
George is quoted in the London
press as declaring to a London
crowd In promising it that Great
Britain would soon launch rep
risals for the many German air
raids on England.
The French repriaals already
nnder way were continued last
night. French airmen dropped
bombs on the town of Baden, some
5ft miles beyond the French fron
tier. More than seven tons of
bombs also were dropped on va
rious military objectives in German-held
territory.
Along the French front the ar
tillery duels were vigorous at
many points. The activity was
especially marked north of Ver
dun, where the French are appar
ently pre paring an attack.

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