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Tonight and Friday fair; not much change In temper ature. ESTABLISHED 1877 ALLIES GAIN GROUND IN SPIRITED FIGHTING LOSSES APPALLING Germans Supreme Effo r *l*v,JGut Their Way Out To Sea Met With of War Curtain Reveals Bloody Shammo* Where Men of Nations Lie Bullet Striken. Russian Horde Win Against Allies and Turks in Eastern Zone Conflicting reports came today from the opposing sides on the European battle Helds. From the German military headquarters came official annor.icement of important successes. The French war office I said that the battle in Belgium was becoming less violent and that the German advance had made no fur ther progress. The Berlin official statement re fers to heavy fighting on the Belgian sea ooast near Nieuport, where, it it said, German marines have in flicted heavy losses on the enemy. At Ypres to the south, near the French border, claim is made to an other German victory with the cap ture of 1,000 prisoners. Severe French attacks at other points along the battle line are reported. Nothing of this character is hint ed at in the statement of the French war office, in which it is said that the German attacks near Ypres and elsewhere have been repulsed, and that the allies have advised in a few localities. What the war is costing in human - I\fe,.ai w*il qt i& men wounded and held arleoiiiits, can only fee surmised, ysaiioailly, however, bits of au themtic information are obtainable, from whioh may be gathere a vague idea of what it all means. Premier Asqnith, for example, said today in the house of commons that the Brit ish casualties up to October 31 were approximately $7,000. Lord Kitch ener stated recently that England had sent 300,000 men to the front. In other words, one Englishman out of every six engaged in the war. roughly speaking, is dead or has been wounded or made prisoner. The loss of life among the British nobility has been heavy. The death of Lord Charles Gordon Lennox was announced today. In Berlin the obituaries of four univer sity orofessors have just been print ed. Vienna reports that 80,000 pris oners of war are now held in the Austrian concentration camps. Particular interest was attached to today's French announcement for the reason that the battle in Belgium was considered by both sides as prob ably marking a definite turn in the course of the war. The French statement asserted that several attempts-of Germans to cross the Yser canal, around which has occupied some of the most deadly struggles of the war, were checked. These attempted advances were made at the western outlet from Dixmude, where the Germans were established in galleys a few days ago, and the way along which the Germans sought to push their forces led straight to Dunkirk, on the channel. Attacks around Ypres also were repulsed, the French announced. Elsewhere on the main line of battle, gain by the allies is reported, including the capture of a town north of the Aisne. At several points violent fighting is in progress, a cir cumstance which corroborated early unofficial advices from Paris, that the battle of the Aisne was being resumed with its original intensity. Military experts in France and Eng land have been predicting that the allies would make fresh efforts along the center or on the eastern wing in an attempt to compel the Germans to send reinforcements there and re lieve the pressure in Belgium. From the other fields of battle there is little new information. In Berlin was received a dispatch from Vienna which, while stating that the Austrian operations in the northeast ware developing '‘without hindrance from the enemy,” also contained the advission that central Galicia had been evacuated by the Austrians and that the Bnssians had crossed the lower Vistula, and occupied Ksessow. which lies on the line of the Russian advance toward Cracow. On the Stry v»Uev east, of Preem ysl. however, a Russian defeat is re THE CHRONICLE=NEWS Only Afternoon Full Leased Wire Associated Press Paper in Southern Colorado ported by Vienna. A Petrograd dis patch has it that the Germans suf fered a severe defeat beyond Kalisz, leaving many dead on the field. This report, however, has not been con firmed. Vienna states that the campaign against the Servians is proceeding successfully and that the enemy has been forced to abandon fortified pos sessions and is in full retreat. Fight ing centers along the banks of the river Save, which separates north western Servia from Austria. At one point, according to Austrian reports, 4,300 Servians were captured. In the Caucasus the fighting con tinues with severity and Turkish re ports are to the effect that the Bus sians are now being attacked on their second line of defense. Beyond earlier admissions that the Turkish attack was severe, Russian has given few details of the fighting in this theatre. Great Britain is calling for an other million of men to pour into the war. A supplementary estimate pro viding for this force was introduced today in the house of commons. Indications point to another naval battle in the Pacific. The German fleet apparently is remaining close to the South American coast and re ports from various places suggest that Japanese and British warships are drawing in on the Germans., De struction of a German submarine is reported unoffivially from Dunkirk. A French torpedo boat, attacked by the submarine, is said to have run it down. Although the fighting at Tsing Tau has ended, a further loss of life there was reported today from Tokio. The explosion of a subterranean mine killed 10 men and wounded 57. Aside from the situation in Bel gium, the chief point in today’s war news was the safe arrival at Val paraiso. Chile, of the German crui sers Leipzig and Dresden. These ships were part of the German fleet which defeated the British squadron off the Chilean coast November 1. Nothing had been heard from the tTeipziz and Dresden since the battle, and there was concern as to their safety. London, Nov. 13.—The territorj captured and lost since the two op posing forces joined issue nearly a month ago in the Flanders cockpit could almost be covered by a sur veyors chain. Despite the limita tions of the field and tensity of the fighting both fronts still breast one another in an unbroken barrier along the Yser. Day by day and loot by foot, the advances and retire ments are hotly contested and still the final outcome is not in sight. The apparent inability of the Ger mans to push thru recent successes at Dixmude to a decisive issue has removed much of anxiety that was felt in London when the news of the capture of the village was first re ceived. As was the case three weeks ago when the Germans made their initial crossing of the Yser. they have again been thrown back, and English observers, reading the sterile official British and French an nouncements glean the LntimaMon that the lost ground soon will be re gained. The suggestion that the German attack on Dixmude was pri marily intended to mask a retreat finds no support here and the theory that the invaders contemplate any thing like an extensive retreat from Belgium Is accepted by few people in London. The best opinion is that even if the present battle should so develop as to enable the allies to take theof fensive in force, they shortly would And themselves face to face with the fortress-like entrenchments stretch ing from Z+eehrugge to the Meuse. The fighting on the Aisne seems to have resumed its original intensity simultaneously with the German as sault on Dixmude. but in this region TRINIDAD. COLORADO. FRIDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 13. 1914. the French clulm to have checked all tlu» uttacks of the enemy and consoli dated their previous successes. Berlin, Nov. 13 (via Wireless to Kayvllle, L. I.). —According to offi cial announcement given out »n Ber lin today, news received from the eastern arena of hostilities show thut matters are proceeding favorably. The Russian cavalry forces, defeat prevlously with heavy losses in the vicinity of Kolo. 1 miles northeast of Kalisz, Russian Poland, resumed their offensive movements and swinging to the southward were again repulsed to Hie east of Kalisz. This, the announcement says, re moves any possible danger of an In vasion of Silesia. Berlin t via London). Nov. 13. German military headquarters today gave out an official auonuncenient as follows: “On the branch of the Yser canal at Nieuport our marines have in flicted heavy losses on the enemy, and w»* have taken 700 prisoners. “During our attacks on Ypres, whioh ItaWe progressed favorably, an other 1,100 prisoners have been tak en. “Fierce French attacks to the west and east of Soissons have been re pulsed with heavy losses to the en emy. "On the East Prussian frontier, at Eydtkuhnen and also farther south, to the east of the outlet on the Ma zurian lakes, fresh battles have de veloped but no decision yet has been reached. Official reports reaching here from Viennt are as follows: "In t eliesaernthc. ATPwinobavpn "In the eastern arena of tlie war the pursuit of the enemy was contin ued yesterday qlong the entire front, in spite of incessant fighting with the rear guards of the enemy who oc cupied especially prepared entreucu* nients. Generally speaking the heights to the east of Auctchinn, Ma kutischant and Xovoselo, on the riv er Save, have, been reached. The en emy is in full retreat in the direction of Kotschalveja and Valjcvo, where, according to reports from Austrian aviators, many thousands on trains have been cut off. "In addition to war material pre viously captured, we became-posses sed ot 14 aiumunitibh wagons, sever al ammunition nand hospital depots, touts, otc. We have made numerous prisoners, the exact number of which has not yet been ascertained. “Apart from the cavalry fighting. In which we were successful at Kof minsk against a Russian cavalry corps, no important engagement took place yesterday in tlie northeastern arena of the war. Wc repulsed one of the enemy's rceonnoitcring par ties, which was endeavoring to ob tain information about our move ments. "A report from Constantinople, translated literally, reads as follows: “ ‘With God's help, the enemy lias been forced to evacuate his positions and is retreating along the entire front, pursued by us on all sides.' “ STRIKER HELD ON GRAND JURY WARRANT Theodore Martinez, a striker, war, arrested this morning through bench warrants sworn out by the recent grand jury charging him with mur-> der, and arson on nine counts. Mar tinez has been a fugitive since the adjournment of the grand jury and it was only this morning that his whereabouts were ascertained. Martinez is said to have partici pated in many of the acts of outlawry committed by the strikers in their raids in and around Aguilar. • It is charged that he figured in several of the tipple burnings and murders in the Aguilar district. BONDSMEN SURRENDER PETE KATSOULAS Pete Katsoulas. striker, indicted by the grand jury, was this afternoon retijrned to the county jail following the refusal of his bondsman to re main on his bond for a further length of time. Katsoulas lias been out on bond for several months but this morning his bondsman became solicitous as to whether or not Pete was a safe risk and accordingly gave up his man to the county authorities. Katsoulas was immediately arrested and looked up in the county jail where he will remain unless other bondsmen are obtained. ; WOOL GROWERS WOULD STAMP OUT CATTLE PLAGUE Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 13. The National Wool Growers' conven tion adopted resolutions today call ing for a congressional appropriation sufficient to enable Uie government to buy ami destroy all herds of live stock in which the foot and mouth disease appears. The resolutions adopted by unanimous vote set out that the livestock industry, repre senting a volue of fi3.500,000, Is at stake and that only the most vigor ous measures will save it. They also embody a formal protest against the government proposal to save for food purposes as many animals as possible from large infected herds and pro nounced the government's plea of in sufficient funds as inadequate reason for modifying the vigorous practices, formerly employed to handle the dis ease. The resolutions were adopted folloging the reading of a message to President F. J. ‘Hagenbarth of the Wool Growers' Association from Ar thur G. Leonard, general mauager of the Chicago Union Stock Yards, in which Mr. Leonard advised that fed eral inspectors had been instructed to save as many animals as possible from infected herds. RUSSIAN FLEET WREAKS DISASTER TO TURKISH SHIPS London, Nov. 13.-‘•Aft official dis patch from Constantinople reaching Xxmdan Byway of *BeMln. confirms indirectly the recent Russian state ment that a Russian fleet has sunk three Turkish transports in the Black Sea. The Constantinople report admits that there has been no news of these three ships since they left the Turk ish capital a week ago. It adds that as the vessels were near Son guldak on the Black Sea. the day this place was bombarded, it is possible that they were attacked by the Rus sian squadron. BELGIUM A GRAVEYARD. THOUSANDS HOMELESS. ENTIRE COUNTRY LAID WASTE BY WAR Jarvis E. Bell of New York who, on behalf of the American commis sion for relief in Belgium, assisted in the distribution of the first cargo of relief supplies sent to the Bel gians, has given the Associated Press a description of corfuitions in tiie strike country. Mr. Bell said: ‘Nothing that lias oeen written could exaggerate the misery of Bel gium. We drove for miles through grave yards. Stakes one sonic of which were soldiers'' tattered coats and helmets, where the tombstones, deseretd fields are cemeteries. As we entered the village women and chil drn sought refuge in the ruins of roofless homes, terrified lest we were some fresh visitation on war. Their faces were drawn and lined and if you could only sec the gruesome surroundings in which they arc struggling for existence you would not wonder that they fail to smile. "The Belgian peasant has in many instances no home in which to sleep, no seed to sow, no implements with which to work, no transport to reach a market, and finally no heart to struggle agaffist the inevitable. It is unbelievable that war ever pro duced such a complete and tragic pa ralysis as we saw in many parts of Belgium. It cannot be attributed to lack of courage on the part of the civilian people or to the Inhumanity ofthe conquerors. It is simply w%ir up to date, civilized Christian war. "The American relief steamer Coblenz, carrying more than 1,000 tons of foodstuffs, arrived at Rotter dam from London at 3 o’clock Sun day morning. The Dutch govern ment with great kindness made an exception to the rigid rule against working on Sunday. The labor VILLA LEADS AN ATTACK ON TAMPICO Washington, Nov. 13.—General Villa has ordered an attack on Tam pico. His army is operating from tho city of San Luis Polos, which was oc cupied without firing a shot. Offi cial dispatches received here today by the people received Villa with an ovation. it will be several days before the Villa troops will be in a position to begin fighting at Tampico, but they are already takiug possession of the railroad leadiug there from San Luis Polos. About 800 Americans are in Tampico. A number of American ships are in the harbor there and the American consulate at San Luis Polo has ar ranged to notify the consul at Tam pico so that Americans can withdraw to places of safety with the advance of the Villa army. Tampico is next in importance to Vera Cruz as u seaport. The possi bility of withdrawal of American forces from Vera Cruz, which then fall into the hands of General Agui lar. who Is loyal to Carranza, prob ably determined Villa to take Tam pico, to which ammunition and war supplies can be imported and rushed overland thru central Mexico to his other columns. Officials expect that if civil war results it will b« much more exten sive than anything Mexico has seen. Larger forces than have ever before been under arms have been organ ized as many as 100,000 men being well equipped and almost that num ber more available. o.N’ estimate of the forces Villa will control is available as yet, but mili tary experts here think ho already has strategic advantages in the ex tent of territory dominated by his men. \ot until It Is determined which of the contending Mexican factions can exercise control of Vera Cruz and execute the guarantees requested by the United States, will American troops be ordered from the southern port. That decision by President Wilson ami Ills advisors stood today as the American attitude toward the Mexican situation which threatens a renewal of civil strife. Coupled with it is the desire not to interfere in the controversy among the military load ers of the republic. unions made equal concessions. With the result that on Monday morning eight barges towed by four express' tugs left Rotterdam en route to Brus sels with relief supplies. On each barge was a large printed notice cer tifying that the cargo had been sent by the American commission in care in the American minister to Belgium. On the door of the captain's cabin in each barge was a copy of General Von Der Goltz-’ proclamation in structing all German officials to give safe conduct and assistance to the American relief cargo. General Von Der Goltz is German military gover nor of Belgium. "The crew of the barges and tugs were Dutch and each man carried with no little pride an order for safe, conduct from the German authorities permitting him t7> go to Brussels and return unmolested to Holland. "Accompanied by M. M. Lang horne, secretary of the American le gation at Brussels, and Mr. Wyman an American resident, in an auto mobile I followed this order and flo tilla of mercy as it threaded its way ITom canal to canal and from lock to lock. At Hanswert. a town on the Belgian-Dutch frontier. F anticipated Some difficulties as to this first con signment of relief. On the contrary tho German officials were fully in formed and there was no dclaywhat over. “Thence to Brussels tne German arrangements for getting our cargo through expediously were perfect. The sealed hatches of the barges were never opened. "The country people came running to tho banks of the canal, where they stared at our flotilla as if It wen* a mirage. For a week uot a single barge hud pawed, where for merly there were a thousand an hour. "To the Belgian country folk it was at llrst Just'a Godaent droom to remind them of the peaceful days proceeding the nightmare of wai. When they found that they were real barges bearing food their great thankfulness found ready expnawion. "On Wednesday morning, just one week after the all ip left London, we drove up In front of the American legation at Brussels and* told Brand Whitlock, the American minister to Uelgium, that the relief barges were safely moored la u pocket of the main canal. "There was no need for the news papers to spread the report of our arrival. In one hour all Brussels knew and rejoiced. Many people had feared that we would never get the food Into Belgium and that if we did we would not get by the wall of soldiers surrounding Brussels. "We drove back to Holland byway of Louvain, Acrscliott and Thorout to Brceda on the Dutch frontier. We r ound several villages in the Lim it uerg district that bad been with out salt for a month. At almost every bridge we met men with boxes soliciting relief from travelers from more fortunate districts. This looks like begging, but there are some con dition justifying anything. We mot few Belgian men. TSitfTity per cent of the peoplo in these country districts are women and children. We saw* them eating green vegetables, beets and apples. They had little else. "There were thousands of chil dren all afraid to laugh. Like their mothers they seemed spellbound by the melancholy fascination of the ruins In which they found shelter. The contrast between them and the contented son£-loving German sol dier is appalling." Mr. Bell will return to Rotterdam on Saturday to continue the work of rushing the emergency supply into districts where they are most needed. STEAMER BEACHED; CREW IS SAVED Blenheim. Ont.. Nov. 13.—The steamship Colonial, leaking and in a sinking condition, was beached nt Pardos, seven miles from here today. The crow was landed safely. The ves sel is resting on a sand bar 200 yards from shore. The Colonial, which Is owned by the Reid wrecking company of Sar nia. Ontario, was bQund from Oswego to Milwaukee with a cargo of coal. Boy’s Arm Badly Mangled By Auto Truck As the result of being run over by the auto truck of the southern Colo* rado Mercantile company driven by young John Aiello, son of Charles Aiello, shortly after 5 o’clock last evening at the corner of Main and Convent streets, Baird Clark, age 7. son of Mrs. Nora Clark, teacher at the Columbian school, suffered a bad fracture of the left arm between the elbow and wrist. The* hones in the lower part of the child's arm were badly crushed. Tiie child, In company with is older brother, Norton, age 9, was crossing the street when the heavily loaded trudk turned on to Main street from Convent street. The child, seeing the truck slowly ap proaching him. became excited and instead of moving either w*ay stood still and allowed the truck to run over him. crushing his left arm. Tne truck was moving slowly at the time and it is only due to this fact that the lad’s injuries were not of greater extent. Upon examination by Dr. Espev it was found that the boy had sustained no injuries outside of the fractured arm, although It took sonic time for him to recover from the shock. This morning the doctor stated that IT there was any life at all in the arm that amputation would not be necessary and that everything was boing done to save the boy’s arm. Mrs. Nora Clark, mother of the in jured boy, who is' a schodl teacher at the Columbian school, was grief stricken, over the affair and this morning was not able to take charge of her class. It w-as slated by several eye wit nesses to the accident that the driver of the truck was not responsible for the accident, as he was going at a slow rate of speed at the time and did everything in his power to stop the car. After a thorough examination this morning by Dr. John Kspey there was found to be a sluggish cir culation in the Injured hand of the Clark boy and the shattered bones were mended together' Without am putation. The physicians are In the hopes that the hand will heal and ft will not be necessary for amputation. Buy at home. Help the local merchant who belpe the town to grow. Flret read the C.-N. ad columns. PRICE 5 CENTS GERMANS LOSE AIR BATTLE Aircraft of Three Nations Meet and Teuton Machines are Destroyed Paris, Nov. 13.—A thrilling en counter between eight aeroplanes, four German, two French ana two British, occurred in the vicinity of Ypres. The German machines were destroyed finally by artillery and the officers they carried were killed. The Germans were seen approach ing to reconnoiter the lines of the allies. The French and British air ships immediately ascended to meet them. For some time the aircraft circled above each other, raising and descending while machine guns spat ered bullets among them. Suddenly the four allied aero planes made a swift dash toward their trenches and were followed by the Germans, who. too late discov ered the feint and perceived the per ils of the situation only a hen shrap nel burst about them. In a few min utes the four German aeroplanes crashed to earth. NURSE HELD FOR DEATH WEALTHY TEXAS BREWER San Antonio. Texas, Nov. 13. Misa Emma Burgemeister, u trained nurse, at whose home Otto Koehler, millionaire president of the ban An tonio Brewing Association was shot and instantly killed last night, and who is under arrest here In connec tion with the shooting, today was believed to be* iu no danger from the wound in her wrist, which she is said to have inflicted after the death of Koehler. She is saidt o have made a statement that the shooting of Koehler was to protect herself and Kinma Dashjicl, another trainee nurse, who resided with her. Tin* shooting occurred in the apartment maintained by Miss Burgemeister at 532 Hunstock ave nue. Neighbors found Mr. Koehlex. dead on the floor of Miss Burgcraeis ter’s bed room. Miss Burgemeister is a petite blonde with pleasing features. Is not more than 35 years old and is de clared to have come to San Antonio from Germany, her native land, four years ago, in company with Mr. and Mrs. oKehler, during one of their periodical visits to Europe. Miss Burgemeister, it is said, was a nurse and had been the companion of Mrs. Koehler, who has been in 111 health. However, members of the family em phatically denied Miss Burgemeister had ever served in this capacity ami insisted she was unknown as the Koehler home. Otto Koehler was 59 years old and was reclgnized as one of the richest men In the southwest.t Besides his presidency ot' the Sun Antonio Brew ery company, he was heavily Inter ested in bank stock, real estate and mines, tils holdings in Mexico being particularly heavy. Charles of murder were today filed against Miss Burgemeister and Mrs Daschle!. The latter waived examin ation, being remanded without bond. Miss Burgemeister will be arraigned when the hospital authorities will permit/ Miss Daschiel made a state ment but the district attorney re fused to make it public. BRITISH KILLED, WOUNDED AND MISSING SHOW ENOR MOUS PERCENTAGE London. Nov 13.—The announce ment was made officially today that the British losses in killed, wounded and missing In tin- present war up to October 31st, amounted to the big total of 57,000 men All these gaps have been filled and drafts of sold iers are ready in France to take the plaee of the men lost from day to day thus enabling the British «ora manders to put fresh trooos in the field to follow up any yielding on the part of the German invaders.