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fair; not much change in temperature. ESTABLISHED 1877 RED GOD OF WAR CONTINUES MARCH OF DEATH AND GLOATS UPON THE SLAUGHTER Violent fighting- has been resumed within a two-hour motor ride of the gates of Paris. At Tracy-Le-Val, where the main battle line from the north swings to the eastward, at the point nearest Paris, a German ad vance led to a violent encounter. The Germans attempted to recapture the town won by the allies a few days ago, but according to the French war office statement today they were repulsed with heavy losses. In Flanders the artillery duel, de scribed during the last few days as of furious intensity, has become still more violent, on the part of the Ger mans at least, but here, as elsewhere, the opposing forces ore holding fast to their main positions. An official German communica tion states that heavy fighting has been resumed in the Argonne for est. around which some of the most severe encounters of the war have raged from time to time during the last month. A heavy loss, it is said, was inflicted on the enemy. In a battle betwer • two squadrons of aeroplanes, it : said, one airship of the allies and one of the Germans Iwas lost. * Paris, Nov. 19.—The French offi cial announcement given out by the office this afternoon says that yesterday saw increased activity in artillery fire in the north, particu larly between the seacoast and the river Lys. There were no Infantry attacks in this region. The text ol the communication fol lows: •On the north yesterday was marked by a renewal of activity on tlip part of the enemy’s artillery, particularly between the seacoast and the Lys. There were no infantry attacks in this region. Betweoijat he Oise and the Aisne. the operatives in the vicinity of Tracy Le V$of >ad a termination very favorable f<.-“ our troous. It will be remembered that we took possession pf this villa**? several 4ays ago. The -'T.'ST !? - "•: c.awu’4.- it a. ; deavortMl to recapture it. After hav ing captured our first trenches they succeeded In makin gthetr way as far as th«* central square of the village. Here, however, u vigorous counter at tack delivered by our Algerian con tingents drove the enemy back, wrested from him all the ground wc had lost, and inflicted on him very heavy losses. "In the Argonne wc have main tained our position. Along the rest of the front there is nothing new to report." L Berlin. Nov. IS (via London).—a Jprraun official communication today ays: "The situation in West Flanders nd in the north of France is un hanged. “A German aviation squadron cn ountered some of the enemy’s a viat ors while making a reconnoitering light and caused them to descend, ne of them falling. One of our fly ag machines is missing. "A fierce French attack in the re ion of Servon on the western slopes f the Argonne forest, was repulsed irlth heavy loss to the enemy. Our osses were small. "In the cstern theatre of the war the newly commenced battles are pro ' cecdlng.” Berlin (via Wireless to Sayville. L. I.), Xov. 19.— Included in the infor mation given out to the press today in official quarters is the following: "Reasons of strategy prevent the disclosure of military movements in the east, yet the official reports that operations are progressing favorably indicate that the victory of Wloclca wek is being followed up. "In view of the conditions of the roads behind tho Russians, and the difficulties of a rtirement for them, it seems probable that they will stand against the German attack, which, judging from the existing sit uation, probably will be frontal and against their right wing. "An official report given out in Vi enna says that the German victory STEAMER SINKS WHEN JAMMED BY SCHOONER Tampa. Kltt.. N'OV. 19.—The uteamer Mildred nlyinK between Tampa and Fort .Myers was sunk in eollislon with the schooner Rrazos earlv today oft the Ksmont Key. five miles southwest of the Tampa harbor entrance. The .Hundred's passengers and new of 15 in all were rescued. The llraios is reported to have Iteen badly damaged. THE CHRONICLE=NEWS Only Afternoon Full Leased Wire Associated Press Paper in Southern Colorado Turkey’s explanation of her act in firing- on the American flag at Smyr na has not been submitted nor has not been submitted, nor has the navy department at Washington re ceived a detailed report from Cap tain Decker of the cruiser Tennes see, one of whose launches was un der fire. The Washington authori ties were co ” however, that satisfactory 1 mode by Turkey f «tat # lions would oric *l Austria is canin', __ ■ diers. The older men of the strum of 1870 to 1890 have been summoned to the colors. Austria apparently lias the upper hand in her war with Servia. Re ports from Vienna state that the pursuit of the enemy is being car ried further, and that the Servian retTeat at places is attended with heavy losses. Unofficial German advices stated that Russia had sent trcop6 to assist the Servians, but the authenticity of this report was in doubt, since such a movement of forces would involve a long sea voy age around the continent of Europe or the invasion of Bulgaria or Ron- near Kutno has had an excellent ef fect upon the forces in Galicia, who have taken some advanced positions of the enemy in the Cracow region. "Special dispatches from tin* Ser vian arena of the conflict to Berlin papers predict the early fail of Bel grade. Co-inscident with the Aus trian entry into Valjevo, the com manding officer at Semlin sent an emissary to Belgrade with the de mand that the city surrender. The; commandant of the Beigrad fortress asked an hour for consideration. He olid not reply at the end of tlint time, and the bombardment by the Aus trians was recommenced. "The people of Valjevo scattered along tlie railway as the Austrians entered. At the same time some re calcitrants threw u bomb from a sec ond story. The bouse whence this r.t l. mV in furiated soldiers. , "The Servians retired seven miles to the southeast of Valjevo, where fighting is now in progress." A Turkish fleet has engaged a Russian squadrou composed of two battleships and live cruisers off Se bastopol. according to an official re port reaching Berlin from Constan - tinople today. One of tlie Russian battleships was seriously damaged and the other vessels, witli the Turkish ships in pursuit, fled to Se bastopol. Petrograd, Xov. 12.—There has been a naval encounter in the Black Sea between Russian and Turkish warships. No definite news of the outcome lias been received here as yet beyond the statement that the Turkish cruiser Goeebn sustained serious injury. The German advance in consider able force along the narrow battle front on the west bank of the river Vistula is regarded by Russian mili tary observers as a feint at the city of Warsaw, the intention of which is to draw Russian troons from their advance upon Cracow, and distract attention from the efforts of the Ger mans to establish a strongly fortified defensive line from Knlisz to Cra cow. This plan also is calculated by the military authorities to relieve the German troops in Fast Prussia, now giving way along the entire line, by rendering a Russan further advance untenable. Dcsptic this German demonstration, the converging linef of the Russian advance on the Aus trian fortress of Cracow are steadily progressing, the Russians say. hav ing now reached within 25 miles of that point. The Austrians are stubbornly con testing the Russian offensive and arc taking advantage of every creek and hillock in any way available for de fense, hut the Rissian columns in south Poland already have traversed the last river between them and the fortress of Cracow. The Russian troops form two fronts, one facing Cracow and the other facing the Carpathian moun tains, where yesterday they rcoceu- ' pied the approaches to two of the most important pusses into Hungary. Washington. Nov. 19.—The offi cial headquarters report from Berlin to the German embassy here today contained the following in addition to other dispatches published from Berlin: “In Poland there has been unde cisive fighting north of Lodz. Southeast of Soldau the enemy has been forced to retreat in the direc t*on of Mlnwa. On the extreme north wing, a strong Russian cavalry di vision was defeated on the sixteenth and seventeenth and driven hack over the Pilkalen." TRINIDAD. COLORADO, THURSDAY EVENING. NOVEMBER 19. 1914. mania, neutral countries. GermaJiy’s new attack on the Rus sian army in the center of the east ern battle line stood out conspicu ously of immediate importance in the European war. The sudden as sault of the Germans in Russian Pol and, from which territory they were described recently as being driven in disorder, has lent a new aspect to this campaign, which for Germany is no less important than the conflict in Flanders and Belgium. Russian military officials admit a reverse in this territory and Berlin is celebrating a great victory, but the meagreness of authentic inform ation from the front makes it im possible to determine the extent or importance of the German successes. Meanwhile Russia is proceeding with her other two adventures in her three-fold campaign. Her troops to the north, Petroerad announces, are penetrating steadily into East Prus sia. while to the south they are clos ing in on Cracow, Galicia, in an at tempt to crush the Austrians. Refugees from Belgium say that West Flanders, which virtually is VILLA HAILED AS CHIEF IN MEXICO Laredo, Texas, Nox. 19.—Discov ery of an alleged filibuKtering plot against Nuevo Laredo. Mexico, was announced here today. Four Mexi cans were arrested here lute yester day and unotlier was arrested in S*an Antouio. They wore arrested here late yesterday and another was ar rested l? S.nr said lo be former Villa men. They were charged with recruiting American soil. t Washington. Nov. 19.—American Consular Agent Carrothcrs, with Vil la, reported there had been no fight ing since tin* southward movement began and ventured his opinion that there would be no hostilities because the rank and file of the constitution alist army seemed to favor Villa. Loon was taken yesterday without firing a shot and other reports tell of the occupation of Irapuato and Guan ajuato also without resistance. No report was received hero of the alleged interruption by Villa of the telegraphic conferences between Gen eral Guteirrcz and General Gonzales. It was thought in officials quarters, however, that Villa had ordered 'all telegraphic communication with the troops south of him to cease so that the enemy would be unable to learn of the oncoming of ills forces. The general expectation in official circles today was that General Villa would reach Mexico City without much difficulty, fighting perhaps one battle as Ills troops dashed with those of Oh re go n or Gonzales near the capital. Two thousand Carranza troops voluntarily surrendered to General Villa when he took Leon and other garrisons all along the line are changing allegiance to the northern diief as lie marches on toward Mexi co City. Misunderstanding over whether the government or the Catholic chureli extension society would pay for bringing refugee priests and nuns out of Vera Cruz, brought forth an exchange of telegrams between Secre tary Garrison and President Francis C. Kelly of the society and left the Issue undecided. President Kelly telegraphed that the society undertook the work with the understanding that the govern ment had declined. Secretary Gar rison load announced receipt of a tele grnm from Brigadier General Funs ton saying the society had undertak en it. Meanwhile the transport San Marcos, on which General Fnnston had planned to send the refugees, had arrived in the United States. General Funston will make a further ~ port which is expected- to decide who will transport the church men. Agnas Calientes, Nov. IS. —Gener- al Villa’s forces have driven the Car ranza troops Into Quorctaro. The Carranza forces occupied the town without resistance. Villa's trains have, approached within fifteen miles of Quetnro. but the main group is concentrating at Irapuato. All the Carranza, garri sons have retired before the sweej* of Villa's men but are reported as for- t Cun tinned on pair A.) cut off from the rest of the world, continues to be the scene of inces sant military operations. They speak of an inferno of shot and shell and devastation, with continued can nonadig ad edless procession of the wounded. The French and British are reported to have captured a small Belgian town. Paris reports that the hopes of the allies are again rising; that they believe the German forces are fast weakening, bnt there was no tangible evidence to indicate that the grip of the Germans on Bel gium and France was being shaken loose or than any decisive change in the immediate future could be safely predicted. The sound of cannonading was re ported off the coast of Sweden bi the Baltic sea. It wasthought possible that the main Russian fleet, which recently set ytt from Helsingfors, Finland, might have engaged the Germans. The general staff of the Russian array announces that the advance of the Turks has been checked, ;uid that their troops, which have been successfully pursuing the Russian advance guards are now in retreat. Woman Breaks from Clutches of Children and Plunges to Death Pueblo, Nov. 19.—After a struggle, ou the high West Fourth street bridge at 2 o'clock this morning be tween Mrs. Ella Barker, 35 years old and her two little daughters, all of whom were dressed in their night clothes, the woman succeeded in breaking away from tlie clutches of the children and leaped to her death on the rocks 40 feet below. "Do you want to come to lifaven with ( jni'fT>ini. w " the- *t» to have asked Uiochfldren, who aia aged 15 and 8. This was after. Mrs., Barker had removed the children from tlie home of a neighbor Where they load been staying for the night on the plea that she was taking them home. The woman is thought to have been temporarily unbalanced by domestic troubles. FUNERAL LATE LORD ROBERTS AN IMPOSING SPECTACLE London, Nov. 19.—The body of Field Marshal Lord Roberts, borne on a gun carriage, moved slowly thru the streets of London to its last rest ing place in St. Paul's cathedral. The streets were lined with troops while hundreds of thousands of ci vilians stood with bared heads in a cold rain as the funeral cortege went by. The cortege readied St. Paul’s at noon where services were held before a reverent throng, including King George. The body will lie interned alongside the remains of Wellington, Nelson, Wolselley and other famous Britons. It is recalled today that just 62 years ago the body of the Duke of Wellington was interred in St. Paul cathedral. Lord Kitchener, secretary of war; Admiral Lord Charles Herresford, Lord Grenfell, Admiral Sireshsey mour. Sir Evelyn Wood and other prominent naval and army officers followed tlie eassion hearing the flag draped coffin thru the streets. King George was not in the pro cession. He drove from Bucking ham palace direct to the cathedral, which he reached shortly before the arrival of the funeral cortege. This • is the first time England's king has attended the funeral of a national personage since tlie burial of Well ingtno. Preceding the caisson was a bat tery of Indian artillery, given this place of honor because of Lord Rob erts' lifelong devotion to tlie Indian troops. His final visit to France, was for the purpose of welcoming the In dian contingents and looking after their needs. Tall Sllklis, their tur bans wound with khaki and with the regulation khaki overcoats over their <Conlluar«l on pmgr Local Dems Form Club for City Campaign of 1915 Tlie organization of the Trinidad Democratic club was accomplished at a meeting of local Democrats at tlie office of A. F. Hollenbeck lust night. This club, which is to be a perman ent organization, lias already ad vanced plans for the city campaign next year. At the meeting last night F. E. Nelson was elected temporary chairman and P. J. Martinez, tem porary secretary. A second meeting was called lor next Tuesday night at tile office of \V. P. Dunlavy, at which time u permanent organization will be effected and officers chosen. It Is understood thut Mayor W. P. Dunlavy will decline to be a candi date to succeed himself, and just ut this time George Mason is being most talked of ns the party’s choice for the nomination, hut this is nothing hut talk at present. The organiza tion of a Democratic club was tlie first step toward bringing the partyf members together and putting them to work in preparation for the city election next spring. MINE WORKERS HEADS CONFER WITH PRES. WILSON Washington, Nov. 19.—Three of ficials of the United Mine Workers qt America, fresh from the American Federation of Labor convention in Philadelphia, where a resolution was adopted calling on the federal gov ernment to put the Colorado mines < into a receivership unless tlie operat ors accept the peuding plan for set tlement ol‘the strike, conferred today with President Wilson at tlie 'White House t . The delegation, Including 'Oh? D. White, president; William tfreene. secretary-treasurer, and F. J. Hayes, vice president of the mine workers, were accompanied by Secretary Wil son of the department of labor, wiio lias hud charge of the negotiations to bring about a settlement. The labor leaders presented tlin resolutions of tlie Philadelphia con vention regarding tlie strike to Pres ident Wilson. It was said tlie president listened attentively while the officials gave their views on the situation. After tlie conference Secretary Wilson said no conclusion had been reached. The union officials con tended that trouble was likely if fed eral troops were withdrawn. Secretary Wilson planned to con fer further with the two conciliators lie sent to investigate (he situation. Philadelphia. Pa.. Nov. 19.—Tlie convention of the American Federa tion of Labor voted to give support to the men who were arrested in Michigan in connection with tlie cop per strike, and to aid the textile strikers at Atlanta and the glove makchs strikers at Gloversvilie, X. Y., who had been out fourteen weeks. PUMPKIN PIE DAY AT MODEL A fine large day today for the Model farmers, the crop raisers of the Sunflower valley and the good people of Trinidad who. in automo biles and in all rfianner of convey ances, spent the day at the reservoir. It is pumpkin pie day, a sort of pic nic celebration in tills year of bump er crops. A large ntimber of people attend ed the modest festival on the ground where hundreds of thrifty farmers are realizing good returns from the soil. The program was featured by a pie eating contest in \thich a number of august citizens competed for the honor of wresting the laurels from A. L. Branson and .F. S. Grisham, who were the prize winners in other years. * ‘•l‘wn Basket lunches were spread out at noon and the scores of people par took of the feast. The return to town will he made tonight. FRENCH PRISONERS WELL TREATED BY GERMANS Geneva. Switzerland, Nov. 19 (via Paris). —French prisoners at Munich arc being w'dl treated, writes Pierre Maurice, tho musician, who recently visited tlie detention camp nt that city. Tlie prisoners, he said, are amply clother and fed . U. S. WAITS FOR TURKEY APOLOGY No Report Today from Capt. Decker of U. S. Cruiser Tennessee Relative to Launch Inci dent at Smyrma. Government Heads to Adopt Firm Stand Toward Moslums. Washington, Nov. 19.—Although the navy depnrlihent continued ev ery effort to get a further report in connection with the firing upon the cruiser Tennessee's launch by the Turkish forts at Smyrna, nothing had been heard early today from Capluin Decker or from Ambassador Morgrnt hau FRAUD WORKER ARRESTED BY LOCAL POLICE Charged with having obtained money under false representation in sums aggregating over S2OO, an easy money man, nowing going under the name of Itohert Davis, was arrested here this morning in a local pool hall by Chief of Police liowlden. Da vis is wanted in Monte Vista and Walsenburg and it is thought by the local police that he is wanted just as badly in several other cities over the state. For the past month Davis has been going over the country representing himself to be an agent of the Roch ester Tailoring company in Roches ter, X. Y., and through this means he would take orders for suits for private Individuals and would also "place agencies" with local dealers -a -de posit. ‘ This money he would donate, to his hses and the customers would > never hehr anything further about! their suit which was ordered or the agency which had been placed. Davis spent several days in Monte, Vista and here took in over $l5O. j After making a cleaning' on the slope he went to Walsenburg and there interested many of the most prominent business men in the city to give his scheme a boost. After doing Walsenburg Davis came to Trinidad yesterday afternoon ami ac companying him was one of Walsen hurg’s leading citizens, who having implicit faith and confidence in the man. was going to introduce him to the Trinidad public and see that he got started off right. Rut just about tills time there was a slip in the wordings and several of the Monte Vista people who hndj been roped in together with some ofi the Walsenburg citizens wired the • Rochester Tailoring company re garding their agent. Davis, and in re-j turn reeolved a telegram which stat-| ed that they had no agent by that name and in fact had no one repre senting them at these places. The police here wero immediately notiiicd to arrest Davis and this morning he was apprehended in a I local pool nail. Hush with green backs and apparently enjoying him self ns cooly as if he wero whiling away the time ala seaside resort. It was found that Davis nas been go- Sample of Redneck Law and Order Aguilar Peace Officer is Drilling Strikers for Warfare The result of Democratic success in the Aguilar precinct is al ready beginning- to show itself and but emphasizes what kind of gov ernment the people of Las Animas county would have received had the rednecks been victorious at the polls. Henderson Fawcett, elected constable at Aguilar, is now drilling the strikers of that district in prospect of a renewal of hostilities as soon as the federal troops are withdrawn, if they are withdrawn. A man whose sworn duty it is to uphold the law is engaged daily in drilling outlaws for another campaign of lawlessness. What would have happened if Davis had been elected sheriff and the other members of the redneck bunch had been successful at the elec tion of November 3 and the Pattersons. Brakes and Kenehans success ful in the state? The people realized and that was why they did not elect them. At Aguilar as at other places where strikers are located daily drills are going on. The men are being- told that the state militia is coming back and for them to "lose no time in starting something. One of the local leaders of the union is said to have instructed a bunchof strikers a day or two ago to “learn to shoot straight." "We want to fill Tom Bradley's morgue." is what this organizer is quoted to have told his three-dollar-a-week slaves. The people are gratified to learn by glancing over the columns of the family journal that the successor of Mr. Bill Diamond is law abid ing. If he is he must be awful lonesome. Cor.eratulations. Mr. Bolton. Here's hoping you live up to your press agent's flattering notices. Buy at home. Help the local merchant who helps the town to grow. Flret read the C.-N. ad columns. PRICE 5 CENTS As nearly a week was lakon in getting the lasi message through to the stale department from ihc am bassador at Constantinople little In formation is expected from him be fore Captain Decker Is heard from. Vcsterday Captain Decker got thru liis lirst report of tiie incident with in a few hours. ing under several different names and the latest, happened to lie 'Da vis." SEATTLE GETS NEXT W. C. T. U. CONVENTION Aahintn. (In.. Nov. 19 Seattle today was selected by tin- executive commission as the place for the 1915 convention of the Women’s Chris tian Temperance Cnlon. The dale will he decided later. This conclud ed the business left over by the gen eral convention, which adjourned last night. BANKERS TO ARRANGE LOAN FOR ROUMANIA London, Nov. 19.—George C. Dan ielopo). director of the National Rank of Roumanla, sailed for Now Yorktodny, according to u dispatch from Rotterdam to Reuter’s Tele gram company, to arrange for h loan for the purpose of obtaining money from Roumanian armament. TURKISH SHIPS RIDDLED BY RUSSIAN FLEET I’etrogrnd, Nov. 19. The folow ing official statement was given out today by the Russian ministry of marine, regarding the naval buttle in the Black Sea between the Russian and Turkish fleets. "On Nov. lx a division of the Rlack Seu fleet returning from its cruise to Sebastopol near the coast of Anatolia, sighted 25 miles from the Bhersones light, n Turkish detach ment consisting of the Gooben and Brcßluu. The Russian fleet immed iately drew up in battle order, bring ing tiie enemy to starboard and op ened fire. The first salvo of the 12- ineh guns of the ship Admiral Evs tray struck the Ooobeu and caused an explosion amidshi is, setting her on fire. Following the Bvstray the other Russian ships opened fire, the Russian guns giving an excellent ac count of themselves. ‘A series of explosions was seen in the hull of the Goeben, which opened fire slowly. The enemy seemed not to have expected to meet us The Germans fired salvos of their heavy guns, training them exclusively at the flagship. The encounter con tinued for 40 minutes, after whion the Goeben withdrew and disap peared in the fog. taking advantage of her speed.