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COST OF LIVING g4 FORECAST Oue way to meet me high cost of Im^ living Is to spend more time studying la. , . ... the advertisements In your morning newspaper. In that wa’t you will learn Washington, Oct. 7.—Forecast for where to spend your money and net the best possible value. Tffrr v vritK'n.nn Arkansas. Fair Thuisday, Friday un _1HL 0A L} NEWSPAPER IN HOT SPRINGS THAT RECEIVES THE FULL ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT OVER LEASED WIRES. settled. VOLUME XXXII. ’ " ’ ~ 1 " "rr^~ .. .—" ' -- ZT __ HOT SPRINGS, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY MORNING. OCTOBER 8, 1914. NUMBER 192. HOLD GALICIA AUSTRIAN COMMANDERS HAVE BEEN SUPERCEDED BY GER MANS WHO NOW COMMAND. PRZEMYSL IS BOMBARDED Heavy Russian Artillery is Rapidly Reducing Stronghold and Houses in the City Have Been Fired by Heavy Gun Fire. I.Milan, via Paul#, Oct. 7.-11:25 |>. in. A diapatch Irani Vienna to the Oorriore 'Delia Sera confirms a i|»ie« vb/ir report that the Austrian army ill Gadfcia lias Ijeon placed under the control of the German stallf, despite the opposition of Bmperor Francis d<. ( , ili. The di . part eh adds tha t Major Gen eral Conrad, chief of the Austrian geucrail staff, virtually lias been de prived of ail power on account of Elis u’h god condition resulting from the dearth of his son, who was killed 1 i action. (Dealing with the r< moval of Gen era! Auffenborg from his command, I I the coi raapondttut asserts tills action ■was taken ostensibly because of flic general's 111 health, hut that in reality it was due to ids move on Lublin, which ''as considered an enormous mbFake and responsible In great part for the Austrian defeat. Przemysl Bombarded. London, Oct. 8.—5:28 a.m.—Dis patches from Lemberg, according to the Reuter correspondent at Petro grttd, say that the Russian heavy ar tillery is continuously bombarding Przemysl and gradually destroying the fortress and Blip town, where the ahehs set. fire to many houses. All Austrian efforts to relieve the garri son have failed and, the correspond ent adds, have resulted in consider able losses. Ridicule German Claims. Pi tuurail, Oct. 7.—Tlie Russian general staff in a statement concern ing tlie claims of the German general etaiff that the ibatbios of Aufiiiwtowo and Suwalki were decisive German victories, says in refutation of this that it is necessary only to point to me ' hafi-y retreat of the German army from Memel and the Holier river toward the Hast Prussian frontier, which at tinu s assumed the char&c.er of n rout with losses to t'.ie Germans in guns, convoys and men." The Russian official news agency says it is authorized ivy the general staff to deny tlie accuracy ol state ments alleged to have been issued by 1 lie German and Austrian official news agencies to tlie effect that t.iere is danger of hostilities in Russian iAf|rhiani«tan and in Kattern Persia, and that there are signs of a revolu tion in Russian Turku* tan. May Open Dardanelles. Pe n grad via London. Oct. 7.—7:05 p. m. M. Hazoivoff. Russian foreign minister. announced today that the. Hewers comprising the triple entente (Fmr.da, Great Britain and Fiance) arc taking steps to secure the reopen ing of the Dardanelles. Austrians and Montenegro. (Milan, via London. Oct. 8.—3:10 a, ni -The Austrians continue daily in t their bombardment of Mount l/»v kfhen, says the Oorriere Della Seras ■ < oiuospcnden't. with the Monteegris, lb tut the boirtbardmenit so far has not 'hilled a single Montenegrin so'dier. The Montenegrins go about their or dinary work, ignoring the enemy’s I fire. Austrian aeroplanes indulge in j iboarlb dropping over the Montenegrin R position but their efforts are futile. On Wednesday an Austrian uor> H plane flew over iMit. I.iovchen about ■ midday, drown Prince Danilo of '•> .Montenegro hlmse’f fired several ■ shots at it ad hundreds of seat tore i I Montenegrin so'diers followed his ex I ample without success. later au Austrian aviator flew 'ver the port of Antlvaria while t’.u "'ren< h adimlrail was making a land ng and dropped a tomb in the wate: »nly a sliopt distance from the ad miral's launch. Hope to Check Russians. London, Oct. 8.—1:20 a. m.—1“Ac cording to a dispatch received hen Ironi Vienna," says the Excliangi 1 ele graph Company’s Rome corre spot)dealt following the occupation o Opatow and Klimintow (Russian Bo ’and), the Austrians today were on gaged along the Russian front cx tending from Opatow and Tarnow tf Neusandeo, in an effort to check the two Russian armies which for tin last week have been advancing front] I’tzemysl on Cracow and which al ready liave reached Tarnow and Ncti sandi'O. “By checking this advance the Ana. trians will relieve Cracow from the danger of a siege, as the German anmy invading Poland from Bendzin (a sliort distance northeast of Kie nlL’sli'iitei already has overcome all danger from the northwest." Deny Persian Attacks. Petrograd. via London, Oct. 7.— 11:T? p.m.—An official statement de clares to be “absolutely without foun dation” the report from Vienna that a formidable anti-Russian movement was in progress in I’prsia and that tiiie Russians had been defeated in a battle there. Jt is asserted that only insignificant skirmishes with brigands front Turkey have taken place and that these brigands were driven across the frontier. CAVALRY IS DRIVEN BACK FRENCH WAR OFFICE SAYS VON KLUCK’S WIDE MOVEMENT HAS BEEN CHECKED. LINE EXTENDS TO BELGIUM Report Violent Fighting on Both Wings of French Line of Battle Bui Center Remains Quiet While Rein forcing the Wings. Paris, OcL. 7.—11:28 p. m.—Tile of ficial communication issued by the Fi on ell war deiiarbmemit tonii-ht an l.ounei» that the ground previous1',y lost by the French between Chatlines and Koye has t>een retaken, and that on the center tlie French have ad vanced on certain points. The text foil lows: "Except on the two wings where the German attacks have been re pulsed, there is nearly oomjAlete calm along the front. "On our le!t wing the German Cav alry has been placed in check; to the north of Lille it lias been diiven back. "B< tween Qhauiines and Ro-ye the ground previously ceded has been re taken. "On the center we have made an advance on certain points. "There is nothing to report on our right wing " German Force in France. London, Oct. 8.—2:50 a.in.—A Paris dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company says it is officially an nounced that the German forces op era-ling in France and Belgium mini (her 25 active army corps and 18 re serve corps, as well as some division-' of the landwehr and land stum. This differs from the newspaper state ments that only 20 active army cor: s and 10 reserve corps are engaged In these countries. Horses For France. Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 7. Thirty-si* carloads of horse* were shipped to day from Memphis to New Orleans where, it is understood, they will bt ■piHired alioard steamers and Iran* ijairted to France for the use of th< allied anniis. Contracts have ibeer placed here by representatives of th< French government. It Is stated, fo the delivery of 10,000 horses at Nev Orleans. Today’s shipment of So' bead was the first consignment. GERMANS ON DEFENSIVE BERLIN ACKNOWLEDGES SUC CESS OF RUSSIAN ADVANCE ON BORDER OF PRUSSIA. GERMANS PROTECT ARMIES By Falling Back on the Fortified Posi tions Within Their Own Territory and Await Attack of Czar’s Advanc ing Hosts. While the world awaits news of the gnat Untie in which the British anil , Fiench allied roues and the Germans :in Northern France have engaged for I twenty six days, meager official re ports from the front vouch.-ale little I intormatuo not the actual operations. Today it is a small piec oof ground lost, and tomorrow the same ground has 'lieen regained. /Meanwhile i ie Flench forces are mowing northward Hint are gaining little to the east, which would be essential to the out flanking of the German right wlnu. As a matter of fad, General Veil Kiluek, in command of that section of the German army, with heavy rein ■-forcemeats which have reached hi nr in the past week, has taken a decided olfenstve and day by day the an roiineonieiit is made bv the French war office that the “violent battle continues.” The British official bureau reports that the French army is righting wl’h the greatest dash and bravery but Is silent on what the British are doin'-’. '1 he French officials report an ad vance on certain points on the center atid the retaking of the ground pre viously yielded in the Koye district. Masses of German cavalry have been recently seen near Id lie and be hind them German forces moving in a line between Tourcoing and Armen, tieres. This important unit of the German aimy, which it was thoubli, might serve to break the French line, tiie French report, has been held in check and to the north of Lille has been driven hack. On two wings, it. is added, the German attacks have been repulsed. The northward movement of the French line brings it close to the ■ Belgian frontier and coincidentally | there have been engagements be I tween the Belgians and the Germans I in the environs of Ypres. 20 miles sontli of Ostend. and at Audenarde, 15 miles southwest of Ghent. While the Bast Indian troops Im - peached France and may already have reinforced Field Marshal French's army operating In the neigh!’,xo: hood of Samsons, the wheroailwxuts of the •Canadians, numliering a'lxout 33,000, ihas been a matter of conjecture. It is now announced that they are about to lie landed in Fnmtand and will he sent to an inland training camp. The situation, as between the Rus sians and Germans and Austrians is somewhat problematical, but a very fra rift statement from Berlin Jadim,|‘sj that the German forces on the fron tier of Fast Prussia have assumed a strategical defensive movement and f iat they abandoned their bomharev merit of Ossowetz, a fort in Russian , Fed and. i no statement. nans that the light ing at Augusitowo and in Snwab-i was of a most sanguinary nature and (that while the Herman machine guns finally turned the scale of battle in favor of the Germans, the slaughter of the Herman artillerymen was ter rific The movements of the German troops were greatly hampered by the physical condition of the country. The forty-third Henman casualty list issued at Berlin contains 10,600 names in dead, wounded and matting. Berlin also reports that the f|.g toting 'on the German right wing in France has been successful and that in the ! assault on Antwerp two more forts have fallen into German hands. | The Belgian government lias lre^n ' removed from Antwerp to Optend, several of the ministers and many thousands of refugees having reached 11 there. The bombardment of Antwerp I it is reported, alreudy has begun, fol lowing a notification from the cu.n nianuei- oi me German troops that non-comba units ami ot.iei.s desiring to uo so should withdraw from the city. President Poincare, accompanied by Pre inter Viviaui, and me muusit., oi war, Al. Alilieiand, has reui.ntd to i’aris alter a visit to the buule Hon.. '»i has been rtipoi led that the FreJK.i government would ittuiu soon to Paris from Bordeaux. A British bu .maaine lias made an other rail close to the German bast in tlte North sea and uas torpedoed a Gei man toipedo boat destroyer, ilieie is an unconfirmed report tiuu a German cruiser also was ,torpedoed. The Japanese have occupied tin island of Yap of the Caroline arouip in liic Pacific aiul at t.ie same time have' notified the state dupai tinenit at Washington that the occupation i.. only ttsiuiKvrary and soleiy lor mili tary purposes. The second son of the German em peror, Prince ISiitel Frederick, is re ixirted to have been injured by a tall from liia horse in a recent battle. Al ready two other sons of the emperor have suffered physical! ailments as a result of their arduous campaign. Prince Joachim having received a (bullet wound and Prince Oscar hav iug been stricken with a heart affec tion after an exhausting engagement. Call Belgian Volunteers. Amsterdam, via Ixondon, Oct. 7.—. 11:15 p. m.—A telegram from Ghent says the military governor of Ant werp has issued a proclamation call ing on ad 1 aiblrllKxlif'd men Between it he ages of 18 and '.12 to join (lie army in defense of the fatherland REVISING WAR REVENGE BILL SENATE LEADERS SAY PROPOSED MEASURE WILL BE PRESENT ED IN SENATE TODAY. Increased Tax on Beer It Is Said Will Yield $43,000,0o0 and May Reacn $100,000,000. Washington, Oct. 7.—'Revision of the administration war revenue bill was completed by the caucus of sen ate democrats late today and prepara tions were made to press the meas ure in the senate. Senator Simmons, in charge of the bill, said the finance committee would present it to the senate tomorrow. He believed a week of debate would dispose of the bill and clear the way for adjourn ment. As the bill was completed by the caucus witii its added levies on beer and rectified spirits and minus the proposed taxes on gasoline and auto mobiles, Senator Simmons estimated it would yieid annually about $105. noo.ooo unless a slump in beer pro duction cuts down the estimated reve nue from that source. The increased tax on beer is expect ed to yield from $43,000,000 to $46, 000,000 and the rectified spirits tax of' 5 cents a gallon is calculated to raise $5,000,000. Stamp taxes on negotiable Instruments, stocks and bonds, deeds and transfer, bills of lading Pullman car and steamship tickets and insur ance policies are expected to yieid $30,000,000 and a stamp tax on pat ent medicines, cosmetics and per fumeries is expected to produce $7, 000,000. The remainder will come from special taxes on theaters and plays of amusement, on tobacco, ci gar and cigarette manufacturers and on domestic wines. The caucus elim inated today a special tax Qf $40 on brokers, cutting out $300,000 of estl HKuru ICYOIIUC, VIKIJIOUS C'hlieSl by Senator Lewis of Illinois resulted i i a reduction of tlie tax on Pullman tickets from 2 cents to 1 cent each. It was estimated that the 2-eent tax would have yielded naif a million of1 revenue. An effort to impose a tax on bank checks of 1 or 2 cents eacli ' were voted down. The caucus author ized the finance committee to revise the tax on cigarettes formerly fixed J by (lie committee at $24 for each man ufacturer. It would bo graduated I along the lines of the cigar manufac turers’ tax. which charges dealers from $1! to $'J(j, according to the vol ume of business. Contests over taxes on domestic wines wnich engrossed the caucus yes terday and today were avoided when the caucus left the entire matter ,9 ' 1 the finance committee. VILLA AND HAVE CONCLUDED THAT THEIR DIFFERENCES CAN BE SET TLED WITHOUT MORE WAR. CONVENTION I’ROiiRESSINii Towards a Peaceful Solution of the Difficulty Between the Leaders Al though Fighting Still Continues in North. Washington, (Kit. 7.—■Speedy re stoiniion of harmony between (ten orals Carranza and Villa through open conferences at Agiras Calientes win predicted tonight in a staitement is sued by the constitutionalist agency here. The statement <|nates Richard Cole of Los Angeles, who. it says, is a personal friend of Carranza, and coni! in ues: "Carranza has no personal feelings against Villa," said Mr. Cole. ‘'He feeds that the (general of the division of the north has l>een It'd to Ills pres ent rebellious itositlon by designing and unscrupulous persons who have posed as Villa’s friends. 1 think Villa is a big enough man to admit his mistake when it is once brought home to him. Mexico can use the services of troth Carranza and Villa, acting in their proper spheres. ‘'Carranza is rntger to retire to pri vate life. FTe is worn out and only a sense of duty keeps him engaged in directing the constitutionalist cause. IHe lias promised to visit t’10 Cmited Ktales and make a live moncns tour. IM. Cole is here to seek reoo.’Tiition for tlte Mexican central government. He said ho expected to confer with state department officials within a few days and would ask that formal consideration .he given tlte question of recognition. IConsol S Hillman, wito has returned to Washington after a sojourn of three months in Mexico as the per sonal representative Of President Wil son. conferred with state department officials today on the Mexican situa tion generally without reference to the question of recognition, it was said. Pending,the outcome of the nre limdoarv conference at Agttas Cailien tes and in tlte general convention which has been called to meet there Saturday, official's here say it would lie unwise to give this question seri ous attention. iReiports to tlte state department to day indicate that the Hattie* between ♦ lie forces of Maytorena and C,oneraI HiW at Naco continues without ad vantage to either of the contestants. Intermittent exchangee of shots are reported apparently to have caused minor casualties. The arrival of tlte Carranza dele gates at tlte Agttas CaHentes confer ence was reported jn official dis patches. Informal meetings between the Car ranza and Villa emissaries are under way. it was said, an outline for tlte establishment of a definite program *0 he followed hv the formal conven tion meeting Saturday being consid ered. The constitutionalist agency an nounced today that an attempt to ar rest and extradite a number of for mer Huerta rfficials now residing In the I'nited States probably would be made within a few davs. It was said, however, that no official instructions to procure warrants or bring the question of extradition lief ore the state department had been received. The names of those whose return to Mexico 1s soul-'ht on charges of "high crimes and misdemeanors" arc Felix 1>iaz. KmiHo I. V. Gomez, Matvelo faravo. ixniis Medina Barron. Fran cisco Dettro. Felix Terrazo and Juan Genegas, all of whom are ex-Huerta officers. Others whose extradition is contemplated were not named today. "Siege of Naco.” Naco, Sonora. Oct. 7.—The desul tory “siege of Naco” was enlivened with a series of sharp, vigorous at tacks tonight. American army offi cers predicted an attempt to storm the town by morning. General Benjamin Hill threw his entire line into action, replying to tho (heavy shelling of the town and to simultaneous attacks on both flanks. Bullets from both sides continued to fall here and In American iNaco. -o REINFORCE BORDER PATROL. Naoo, Arlz., Oct. 7.—Three troops of the Ninth and three troops of the Tenth United States cavalry arrived here today from Douglas to reinforce the American border guard op: oa’te Nax'o, Sonora, where General Benja min Hill and his garrison arc under siege by Governor Maytorena. There are now fourlee troops of United States cavalry here with two machine gun platoons. 'Colonel C. A. Hatfield, brigade c m. tmuuder. wtll arrive here soon to take command. Colonel GuHfoyle, coin* mandiiiig the American troops, wanted bobh Hill and Maytorena that armed 'Mexicans found on American soil 'would be fired tin. BIG BATTLES PREDICTED BERLIN EXPECTS TITANIC EN-! GAGEMENTS ON THE PRUS SIAN FRONTIER VERY SOON. P RUSSIANS ARE ADVANCING German War Office States That Bat tie in Northern France Favors the German Arms and That Allied Wing is in Danger. Merlin, via Wireless to Sayville, L. I., Oct. 7.—Press matter given out in Berlin official circles today includes j the following: j i ‘‘Bis battles between German and i Russian armies in Poland may be ex- ' pected soon. “Belgian oflttccrw some days ago sent unguarded railway train to destroy the transports of the Big German siege howitzers. Tiie vigilance of the German railway troops frustrated the plan. “German newspapers speak of the possibility or Portugal declaring war against German". "According to the Berlin Lok.il Anzeiger, Great Britain transported the Indian Mohammedan troops to France because these troops perhaps would become dangerous in the In dian unrest. “Servian papers published at Nidi declare Russia’s policy lias forced Servia into a desperate situation which may result in a total break down. iuo omciai report or protessor Otto Von Faike. director of the Berlin museum of art, wtho made an investi gation of tlie situation at Louvain,' says important art monuments were destroyed. All pictures in St. Peters church were removed to the town hall. "Turkey lias declared the Sea of Marmora, the inland waters between tno Dardanelles and the Bosphorus, to be a forbidden zone for shipping. “Salar Ed Dowleh, a brother of t*he former shah of Persia, Mohammed Alimirza, known as an enemy of Rus-> sia, who has been a fugitive from Per sia for some years, has returned to the Persian frontier from Europe with a consignment of arms. "The morbid fear of the English that tlhe truth of the present situation in Europe might become known in Egypt has resulted in very strict measures. Alt travelers arriving in j or leaving Egypt are searched for let-' tors or papers. English officials at > Alexandria on September 27 made an extended search for the wife of the Khedive and for als sister, Princess Nimet Hancm. Egyptian students over ieard making y -marks un< m plimenitary to Great Britain are flogged and then sent to jail for three moutDis. Subscribers to Turkish news papers are sentenced to three months in prison and fined 100 pounds. "The troops of India were told that they were being sent to Europe for a fnilitary touruament.” I REPRISALS ANOTHER BELGIAN TOWN BOM BARDED AND DESTROYED AS AN ACT OF REPRISAL. MANY FARM HOUSES BURNED Refugees Are Leaving Antwerp by the Thousands and Officials of the Bel gian Government Take Refuge in Ostcnd. Rome, via Paris, Oct. 7.—11:20 p. in \ telegram received Imre from Berlin says: ■ Tlie civilians of Lanaeken, Bel ' Mini, having attacked German troops, reprisals were necessary. Lanaokrn v as Pomiliarded and its church de stroyed. Along the road .between I atiaeki n and Tongres all the house* were burned.” Both I.ainaekon and Tongres are In the province of Limburg. Belgians Defeat Germans. ]>indoii, Oot. 7. 11:55 p. ni A 1 *■ I at li to title Central News 'from Am sterdam says: “A message received hr re from Ghqut ^ghting of a - violciit’^liaractcr lias taken place be tween Audenarde, 15 miles wontiiwu-st of (tlient. and Leirpehein. a small town about a in Lie south of Auden anie. “After ;)n hour’s engagement the Belgians received reinforcements and throw hack the Germans with heavy losses.” Violent Battle at Antwerp. London, Oct. 8.—5 a. m.—An offi cial statement given out in Antwerp last night and telegraphed here by tlie Reuter Telegram (h>mi»any's corre spondent. says: "A very violent engagement was fought on all Lines today. Tlie situa tion is unchanged.’’ German Troops Hurry. ijondon. Oct. 7.—10:50 p. m.—An Owten-d dU patch to the Exchange Telegraph says that a German detach ment of about 1.000 men with’ artil lery took up (|iiartors Tuesday even ing at Oourtrai. The men seemeu very tired. One of them said lie had been for 18 hours without food. The detachment came from Metz by way of Liege. Belgian Refugees at London. Folkestone, via London, Oct 7.— 10:25 p. m. The number of Belgian refugees arriving here is Increasing steadily, more than 2,000 landing to lay. Many came from Valines and O’los-it. about fiOO from. Antwerp. The solo possessions of most of the fugi tives arc contained in tlie Lundies they carry. Officials Leave Antwerp. London. Oct. 7.—11:47 p. m —A Reuter dispatch from Amsterdam says: “Among the refugees who leift Ant werp today wore (‘ardiinal Mercier and the minister of justice and other high officials. They traveled by au tomobile to Flushing, from Which point tlhay proceeded to Ostend. 'More than 10 000 fugitives have arrived at Rosen dal, at which place the bombardment of Antwerp can clearly be heard.’’ Ostend Railway Cut. Tendon, Oct 8.—3:40 a. m.—The Daily Mail’s Belgian correwpondent says that the Ostend railway line has been cut between Courtrai and Thou, rout. Canadian Troops Land. Tvondon, Oot. 8.-1:35 a. ni The Canadian troops wiMl be landed in England today and sent to an Inlanl training camp. French Interest Rates. Bordeaux, via Paris, Oot. 7.—6:50 [). im.—French 3 per cent rentes have advanced to 77 francs 25 centimes, the highest point since war appeared probable.