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Tonight and Wednesday fair; not much change in famperature. ESTABLISHED 1877 GERMANS LOSE ON LAND AND SEA. CRUISER EMDEN IS SUNK BY PRITISH Oroat Britain hax had her innings on the* t'amous Gorman cruiser Knul»*n has mot her fate*. The Emden was .. ve to tho lust and closed her earner in action as the bold captain who commanded her must have wished. From Penang where she sank a French and a Rus biau warship alter disguising herself with a false smoko stuck and a Jap anese flag, she ventured hack into the Indian Ocean, where she had pre viously mot with a majority or the twenty-two ships she sent to the bot tom. Her lust feat was to cut the cable leading to the Cocos Islands— Dritißh possessions in the Indiun ocean. It Tell to the lot of the Austral ian cruiser Sydney to accomplish what the British. French. Russian and Jananose warships that have long pursued the Em den were unable to do. The Sydney overtook tho Knulcn near Cocos Island, set her afire with shells from her guns and drove her on tho short. London reports that the losses of officers and crew were heavy, but Tokio suvs most of the men probably zero rescued. The Koenigsberg. another German scourge of the sous, hus been bot tled up. Thus England obtains partial revenge* for the havoc wrought on hor sen commerce by Germany’s elusive marine raiders. On the European fields the lighting is fiercest along the small strin of Belgian territory in possession of the allies from the sea to Ar meueieres. near the French border. Of the series or desperate assaults made, by the Germans, the present is probably the most severe, since the allies have declined to code the offensive entirely to the enemy and arc meeting attack with attack. Paris advices indicate that elsewhere along the main battle line t.h«' situation is much the same us it has been for several weeks. Hero and there advances by the allies are reported and the official statement announces that the new German attacks at various points have been checked. The Importance attached to the great lmtlc along tho eastern frontier of Germany is shown in dispatches from Berlin, which say that attention there has been turned from the western scene of action, desperate und moiqentous as it is. to the east. Germany repeated its claim to an im portant victory over the Russians in the north, near the scene of the dis astrous Russian defeat early in the war. Tho Russians apparently at tempted to break over the East Prussian border at the same time they were pushing their advance further south along the river Warthe where the main forces are employed. On this the most important phase of the battle, both Berlin and Petrograd were silent today. caslori ornt* staff The .Trifles, apparently officered by Germans, massed large force# for an attack near Erxerum. and it was only by hard fight ing that the Russians weye able to defeat an attempt to envelope one of the flanks. T’he Russians slate, however, that they maintained nil of their positions. Severe encountors are in progress between tlie Servians and Aus trians and while reports are conflict ing, the best available information would seem to show that the Austrians are now fighting in Servia well over the border. From South Africa there was noword to supplement last night s re port that General De Wet had won a small victory over a detachment of government troops and that General Beyers, the other rebel leader, lias suffered a reverse. The Germun fortress of Tsing Tau. which surrendered three days ago, was formally handed over today io the Japanese and British con querors. » The admiralty statement which an nounces the destruction of the Fm floii lu the Indian Ocean and the bot tling up of the Koenigsberg on the east coast of Africa toads as follows: •After the whereabouts of the Koenigsberg had been indicated by the attack on the Pegasus, on the 19th of September, a concentration of fast cruisers was arranged by the admiralty in east African waters, and a thorough and prolonged search was made by these vessels. •'Tiila search resulted, October 30, in the!rKoenigsberg being discovered by II. M. S. Chatham, Captain Sidney K. Druf.v Lowe, hiding in slioal wa ters about six miles off the Ruffigi river opposite Mafia Island, German Last Africa. Owing to a greater draught, the Chatham could not reach the Koenigsberg, which prob ably is aground except at high wa ter. Part of the crew of the Koe nigsberg has been landed and is en trenched on the banks of the river. "Both these entrenchments and the Koenigsberg herself have been bombarded by the Chatham, but ow ing to the dense palm groves amid which the ship lies, it is not possible to estimate the damage done. Pend ing operations for her capture and destruction, effective steps have been taken to block the Koenigsberg by Rlnklng colliers in the only naviga ble channel to the river. ••The Koenigsberg Is now impris oned and unable to do any further harm. The fast vessels which have been searching for her are thus re leased for qther service. "Another large combined opera tion by fast cruisers against the ■German cruiser Emden has been for some time in progress. In this search, which has covered an immense area. the British cruisers have been aided by French, Russian and Japanese vessels working in harmony. The Australian warships Melbourne and Sydney also were Included in these movements. "Yesterday morning news was re ceived that the Emden which had been completely lost to sight after her action with the Russian cruiser lemtoliug, had arrived at Keeling or ( Cocos Island and landed an armed THE CHRONICLE=NEWS Only Afternoon Full Leased Wire Associated Press Paper in Southern Colorado party to destroy the wireless station. Here she was caught and forced to light by the Australian cruiser Syd ney, Captain John Glossop. ‘A sharp action took place in which the Sydney suffered the loss of three men killed and I r > wounded. The Emden was driven ashore and burned. Her losses in personnel are reported as very heavy. All possi ble assistance now is being given to the survivors by the various ships which have been disfT&tched to the scene. "With the exception of the Ger man squadron now off the coast of Chile, the whole of the Pacific and Indian oceans is clear now or the enemy's warships. "The first lord of the admiralty. Winston Spencer Churchill, has sent the following message to the Sydney and to the navy board of the Aus tralian commonwealth. " ’Warmest congratulations on the brilliant entry of the Australian navy into the war and the signal service rendered to the allide cause and to peaceful commerce by the de struction of the Emden.’ ” London, Nov. 10.—It was official ly announced in London today that \ the German cruiser Emden has been driven ashore and burned. The loss es among the officers and crew of the Emden are reported to have been very heavy. The Emden was des troyed in the Indian Oceaq by the. Australian cruiser Sydney. She was driven ashore on an island of the Co cos group. The Sydney sighted tho Emden yesterday morning. With superior' speed site at once closed in and gave battle. The German boat could not escape. There was a running fight, i at the end of which tho Emden, burn ing from the shells of the boat, was beached. The casualties on tho Sydney are said to have been slight. Since early in August, the Emden lias captured 2 2 vessels, most ly British, with a total value of $4.- 000, non exclusive of cargoes. The German cruiser Koenigsberg. which disabled the British cruiser Pegasus some weeks ago. has been rontlnnril «»n p»*r 3.) TRINIDAD. COLORADO. TUESDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 10. 1914. INVESTIGATOR SAYS NO FRAUDS AT HUERFANO ELECTINO United States Oistrict Attorney Finds No Evidence In Coal Camps Denver, Colo.. Nov. in. Accord ing to Harry B. Ted row, I’nited States district attorney, the election in Huerfano county last Tuesday was the “fairest in years." The reports to the government officials show that in one precinct in the county there were 17 would-be voters chal lenged und the challenges sustained by the judges in charge. This fact, says Todrow, "is an unheard-of thing in Huerfano county.” Tedrow was on the ground person ally before election and had some of the special agents of the government working in various parts of the southern district. Hr* says that not enough evidence or fraud has been obtained as yet to warrant the coll ing of a special grand jury. He Is waiting for further data from men in the field, anil also waiting for n com plete i heck of all of the important mining camps in the south. The check of the federal agents in one of the camps shows that there were 540 registered, but that only 22f» voted. In another camp the reg istration was 101 and the totul vole east was 225. At the Walscn mine, near Walsenburg. the government records show that 22" in one pre cinct voted for Carlson and 3 for Pat terson. There is no intimution of fraud. At Forbes there was one vote for all the Democratic candidates and 78 for the Republican ticket.. , STEAMER REMBRANDT SAFE IN PORT Norfolk. Va„ Nov. 10.—The Brit ish steamer Rembrandt. - reported last night to be afire below decks, came in the capes this afternoon and will be examined on arrival here. The vessel sailed front Baltimore last Saturday with S00 horses and a gen eral cargo for France. IRAN CROSS FOR GALLANT GERMAN ADMIRAL Berlin, Nov. 10. —Vice Admiral Count Von 8pce. commander of the German squadron in the South Pa cific, which encountered a British fleet off the coast of Chile, Novem ber 1, has been decorated witli the order of the Iron Cross, first and second class, for this exploit. A large number of these, decorations also have been awarded to officers and men of the squadron as well as to the captain and crew of the German cruiser Karlsruhe. There is no pres ent way of communicating news of these honors to the men and they probalby will first hear of the dis tinctions accorded them when they get newspapers from home. The German admiralty report on the naval engagement off the Chil ean coast conforms in most part to the accounts cabled from Valparaiso. CARS START NEW LEG OF DESERT RACE Needles, Cal., Nov. 10.—Just at daybreak 12 racing cars, survivors of the trans-desert test from Los An geles, shot away today toward Pres cott on the second leg of the 673 mile race to Phoenix. \V. C. Durant, who beat Barney Oldtield technically, by one second into the checking station last night, was first away. Oldfield was second out and the other 10 cars followed. Several of the cars were In pre carious condition and the rough roads lying before the racers are ex pected to put several more out of the running before the Prescott night control is reached. The distance to Prescott is 236 miles. If the lead ers maintain the speedy rates they set yesterday, despite the rain-swept roads, they should reach the control shortly after noon. Kingman, Aria.. Nov. 10.—Olin Davis, number four winner of last year’s Phoenix race, was first past this point today in the sprint over the mountains to Prescott. Within live minutes four other racers went by—Reaudet, No. 1: Durant. No. 2: Nikrent, No. 3. and Oldfield, who was running his car on fiat rear tires. On elapsed time Oldfield was second. Japs Occupy Tsing Tua London, Nov. 10. — The German stronghold of TtfTng Tan, according to a dispute!! received by the Cen tral News from Sh&ng Hal, was un conditionally handed over to the Jap anese at 10 o’clock this morning. BERLIN, Nov. 10.—Johannes Ivaenipf, president of the Reichstag, has received the following dispatch from Emperor William: "The heroic defense of Tsing Tau. that model set tlement of German culture built with tho labor of many years, brings new laurels to the spirit of fuithfulness unto douth, which the German peo ple have so often shown since their army und their fleet have been in defensive warfare against a world of hatred, envy and covetousness, u war which, if God wills, will not be in vain." RUSSIAN DEFEAT TOLL IS LARGE Berlin, Nov. 10 tvia The Hague and London).—Another Russian re pulse. in the blood-drenched and trench-scarred hills ' of the eastern frontier of East Prussia lias been re ported to Berlin front Gumbinen, dat ed November 8. Simultaneously w!|h their opera tions against the main German army under General Von Tiindenberg on tlie line of tlie river Warthe, the Russians attempted , to break into East Prussia by the old route south of WtrbaUen. but tlj\v were m,el pj TWw irontier by General Von Mor gan’s army and after very heavy fighting were driven hack across the frontier. No intimations regarding the. strength of the forces engaged have meen published here, but they must have been ’considerable, as the Rus sians are reported as having left I,- 0000 prisoners in German hands. The fighting was on the old battle line where the Germans met the Rus sians in the early dayR of the war, and whio)| since has been the scene of repeated engagements. The tides of invasion and counter attack swept back and forth across the fron tier. Nothing new has been heard here of the Russian operations against the German positions on the river War the since the Russian cavalry divis ion which followed the Germans in the retirement from Warsaw found the Germans were making a stand behind the river. No reports of new developments have been received con cerning the Hup farther south on the Polish frontier, and an Austrian re port announces definitely that there has been no fighting on their part of the battle front. According to the opinion of Berlin observers, however, this front prob ably will be the scene of very import ant engagements during the next fortnight. The Germans are making ready to defend their eastern frontier vigorously. The western arena of hostilities, which lias been getting more than its fair share of newspaper attention, must now yield equal or greater rank to the struggle in Poland and Galicia. This change in the. center of interest is reflected in today’s' German bulletin, which reports merely the continuance of German gains, slow and indefinite as they are. in the vicinity of Ypres, and the easy repulse of the Belgian attempt to drive northward along the coast highway between tin* inundated re gion and the sea beyond Nieuport. Berlin (via Wireless), Oet. 10.— According to an Austrian official an nouncement received in Berlin the Austrians in a battle in western Ser via. of three days’ duration, defeated 120,000 Servians, who have been forced to retreat on Valjevo. The Austrians made many prisoners and captured a large quantity of war ma terial. An Austrian aviator has thrown bombs on Cettinje, Montenegro, dam aging the station. Reports reaching here from Sofia. Bulgaria, set forth that a majority of the inhabitants of Odessa on the Black Sea have fled to the interior. Workmen’s riots have broken out in the Russian government of Yeka terinoslaff. and according to the same authority. Russian reservists have mutined at Luhanisk. where mutineers were shot down by loyal troop?. CITY COUNCIL TO REGULATE POOL HALLS Mast Close at Midnight. Water Service to New School District Ap proved All pool and billiard halls of the cltv must close at 12 o’clock mid night. Tho practice of detaining hoys and youug men or anybody in th’o places alter that hour must stop. I’pon complaint made to the city council through Alderman Don ahue last night, the ordinance com mittee was instructed to have a 12 o’clock dosing ordinance prepared for passngo next meeting. Incident ally it was an non need that tho back rooms of tho pool halls will he looked Into to ascertain If any form of gam bling is going on. A four-inch water extension will be put in for tho benefit of a school that is being constructed east of the city limits, in accordance with a recent petition submitted by J. M. Madrid and others. Tho motion that passed last night instructed the wa ter works superintendent to lay a four-inch pipe provided that 12 per sons would connect, anil tlint the nec essary right of way be secured. This petition at the last meeting precipi tated a discussion in which Mr. W. ■R. T>ewls held the extension to ho not advisable. The session last night lasted but an hour and husfness of minor Im portance was on the table. The coun cil granted the application of .1. B. Kimball for a dance license at Lynch ball, bond being satisfactory and fee attached. D. J. Penno had before tho council a petition that, the city deed him a certain described 10 feet of ground os Drown street between No* tii Commercial and San Pedro, formerly of the Baca grant, agreeing to erect an S 1-2 foot bridge abutment over which to construct a sidewalk. This petition was referred to the city en gineer and the city attorney. Tlie matter of compelling property owners on Santa Fe avenue to con nect with sewers was brought up and action was taken in the form of notifying the city engineer to fur nish a list to the city attorney that the delinquent ones be notified. Reports of all city officers were read and disposed of .anil bills on tile ordered paid. BLUE JACKETS TO LAND ON TURKISH SOIL Washington, Nov. 10.—By wire less and cable the navy department called for reports from the cruisers North Carolina and Tennessee in the the Mediterranean as to whether American bluejackets had been land ed at Beirut for the protection of Americans. The difficulties of communicating with the ship made a reply uncer tain. The cable from Syria is held by the Ottoman government, which is refusing to transmit messages. STEEL TONNAGE. New York. Nov. 10.—The unfiled tonnage of the United States Steel corporation on October 31 totalled 3,4151,097 tons, a decrease of 326,570 from September. WILL SUPPORT ORGANIZED BALL Omaha, Neb., Nov. 10.—The Na tional Association of Professional leagues will continue to unequivocal ly support organized baseball. A resolution to that effect was adopted at the iirst meeting of toe association today. The first meeting of the national association was open at 10 o’clock this morning. After the roittine of organization the governor of Nebras ka and the mayor of Omaha wel comed the delegates. President Sex ton and Secretary Farrell submitted their reports after which adjourn ment was taken until 2 o’clock. SECRET WIRELESS STATION LOCATED AT ENSENADA Washington. Nov. 10.—Secret, ser vice men and rad'o officials seeking wireless stations, said to bo violat-, ing American neutrality, have locat ed a hitherto unknown station at En senada, Lower California, not far across the United States boundary.] ONE SOLDIER KILLED, TWO SERIOUSLY WOUNDED WHEN AUTO PLUNGES OVER BANK Corporal Maasor, of Troop K, Is Dead. Mine Employee and Sergeant Howard Near Death From Injuries. Car a Total Wreck. Dead Man Was Stationed at Delagua Corporal Philip Maasor. Troop K. Eleventh United States cavalry, was instantly killed, Bert Figgs, a machinist at Tabasco, was perhaps fatally injured and Sergeant Harold Howard, also of Troop K, Eleventh cavalry, sustained a broken arm and various external bruises and cuts, when an automobile owned and driven by Figgs plunged off a 25-foot embankment at Topeka and Linden avenues this morning shortly before 6 o'clock. The two soldiers and Figgs were returning to Delagua when they became stalled at Kit Carson nark and then starting off with a spurt lost the road and ran off the embankment on Linden avenue, where a sidewalk has just been constructed, and where a high bank had been left. Figgs and Sergeant Howard were rushed to San Rafael hospital, where they were attended by Dr. James Espey. It is very probable that Figgs will not recover, as up to a late hour today he had not regained consciousness. A few minutes after the accident occurred the gasoline which had leaked from the tank on the car burst into tlames and before the fire department could reach the scene the car was consumed by the fire. Figgs. with the two soldiers. had spent the night in Trinidad, although it is said they were not together un til a late hour this morning. Shortly after a o'clock this morning Figgs agreed to take the two soldiers hack ! to their camp at Deingun. After get ting the ear out from the Trinidad garage the three men started on their return trip. Getting only as far as Kit Carson park the automobile stopped and Flggs was unable to get it started again. A call was sent in to a garage and a mechanician wus sent . to Kit Carson dark to help them I get started again. When once the car was started it darted off with ai lurch and instead of turning off of, Topeka, avenue Flggs lost control of tbe cnr a«M eomtlrtueu down Topeka - ; avenue. The street ends abruptly at I Linden avenue and where a sidewalk I lias been recently built there is now* a high embankment. Tlie car was precipitated off the embankment and hitting a bowlder at the base of the cliff turned com pletely over, pinning Figgs and Maasor underneath it and hurling Howard for a distance of 12 feet. Harry Grogan of the Trinidad garage happened to be passing the place at the time and hurried to the aid of the party and with several others succeeded In extricating Maasor and Figgs from under the wreckage. Corporal Maasor died within a few minutes and Figgs and Sergeant Howard, unconscious, were taken to Fair and Square Election Federal Investigator Finds No Evidence of Fraud in Coal Camps Once again the old bugaboo of election fraud, in Huerfano and Las Animas counties has been exploded. The United States district at torney for Colorado declares that a thorough investigation of the coal camps has failed to disclose evidenoe that would in any way indicate that election frauds had been perpetrated. Speaking of Huerfano county. Mr Tedrow says: "It was a fair and square election.'' Regularly every two years some nublic enemy raises the hue and cry of frauds in these two counties. This year the rednecks raised the howl of "Wolf! Wolf!'' and fell into editorial convulsions over the un substantiated claims that gross irregularities in registration had been committed by the coal companies. As an introduction to the tune-hon ored subject names of alleged illegal registered voters were given, it developed upon inquiry that every one of the persons thus named were strikers and sympathizers anu that none of them were coal company em ployes But the next day a long list of fraudulent registration appear ed in print and the entire list was made up of persons registered by the redneck campaigners. The federal investigator lias made a thorough check and finds that the vote cast in the coal camps was not up to the registration and that there has been no evidence oi frauds at all. The claims were put forth by an element that has not hesitated to commit any sort of crime on the calendar and with whom fair elections is probably an innovation. The attempt of these men to impress the outside world with the charge that the people of southern Colorado are crooks and blacklegs has got them nothing save the contempt of the people they have wantonly slandered. The result of the election in Huerfano and Las Animas counties was the same as ill Colorado :| lame. It was due to a universal disap proval of destructive policies and a universal desire to restore state sov ereignty and law and order. It was a united movement ot citizens to throw off the yoke which six years of Democratic misrule had placed about them. The people of Huerfano and Las Animas counties have been vindi cated from the charge that they are unfit for citizenship and incapable of conducting: a square election and honestly voting their sentiments at the polls. The federal investigator has examined closely and re ports that there is no evidence to justify the calling ot a special grand jury. This report has satisfied every fair minded and respectable citizen of Colorado. It ought to satisfy the wreckers who have been responsi ble tor the shame Colorado and the insult to the citizenship nf tnis community. Buy at home. Help the local merchant who helps the town to grow. First read the C.-N. ad column*. PRICE 5 CENTS the hospital. Shortly after the accident occurred the gasoline which hud leaked from the gasoline tank on the car took fire and the lire department was • summoned. The entire wood frumr work of the ear was completely de molished and the metal purls were badly twisted and bent. The. car was a new Model 191;' Reo and had only been In use about a month and a half. Bert Figgs is a machinist, umnur | ried. and is employed at the Kenneth , mine near Tabasco. Corporal Maasor land Sergeant Howard have been in this district since the coming of the i federal troops and have been aln • tinned at Delagua. J Lat e this aft ernoon it was report - | ltd that FI gw Vas - 'ktfH uncortHcfoiis I and the eharifce of his recovery wan slight. The condition of Sergeant Howard was also critical and his in juries were found to ho more seri ous than at lirst disclosed. Howard is suffering from internal injuries A post mortem was made of the deceased Corporal .Maa sor. this afternoon. FAMOUS OLD BALL PLAYER KILLED BY AUTOMOBILE Sacramento, Nov. IU.—Henry Reitz, at one linn* a member of the famous Baltimore Oriole infield, was killed hero last night by an automo bile.