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fee inly is TO RESIGN OFFICi Some Reports Have It Resig nation Has Been Turned In and Soon Will Be Accepted. STATEMENTS ARE DENIED War Lord Said to Have Gone to Near East—Does Not Appear on New Cabi net Committee. London, Nov. G.—It was officially announced this evening that Field Marshal Earl Kitchener had gone to the eastern theater of war. The official statement reads: "Karl Kitchener, at the request of his colleagues, has left England for a short visit to the eastern theater of war." London, Nov. S.—The morning news papers devote considerable space to speculation in regard to war office af fairs, but beyond the brief official an nouncement that Premier Asquith la in charge, temporarily, no authorita tive information has been given out. The Post says that Earl Kitchener, secretary for war, has been entrusted with an important mission to the near east, and already has departed from .London. "It is generally believed," says the Post, "that Earl Kitchener's business will necessitate a stay so prolonged that it will be necessary to fill his place at the war office before long. It is true that he has not resigned, but the importance of his present errand makes it certain that his resignation is only delayed. "The suggestion has been made that Lord Haldane be brought back to the war office, but this probably is un founded." Resignation Denied. Reiteration of the report that Earl Kitchener had placed his resignation as secretary of state for war in the hands of the king has brought forth an official report to the contrary. The policy of the British government in respect of both the Dardanelles ex pedition and the Serbian campaign has been subjected to severe criticism in England, and if the statement of the Post is correct the war secretary presumably has been sent to the near east to determine by personal inspec tion the proper policy for Great Brit ain or to supervis some movement of importance already decided upon. According to the Daily Graphic. Earl Kitchener .saw the king Thursday night, as was announced yesterday, at the king's own request. The Graphic, urging the government not to delay disclosure of the actual facts, suggests that Lord Derby, who is now in charge of British recruiting, would make an excellent war minister. The new war council which Premier Asquith announced in the house of commons on November 2 would con duct the war, held its first meeting yesterday. It consisted of the premier, A. J. Balfour, first lord of the admir alty David Lloyd-George, minister of munitions, and Sir Edward Grey, for eign secretary. Three members of the cabinet conferred with the various mil itary and naval experts. When Premier Asquith announced that a cabinet committee of from three to five members would be named to take charge of Great Britain's military operations, it was taken for granted that Lord Kitchener, secretary of war, would be one of the members. The fact that he was not present at the first meeting may have been due to his ab sence from London. Rumors of his resignation as war secretary and that he would take command of the army In France have been officially denied. Poor to Be Given Chance Capital to Get No Privileges —Clergy Must Stay Out of Politics. San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 8.—Capital, the clergv and special privilege, their part in the life of Mexico and the at titude toward them of the constitution alist party formed the theme of a state ment given out in Piedras Negras to day by Gen. Venustiano Carranza, head of the defacto government of Mexico. The statement follows in part: 1 "There are to be no more special privileges. There will be no confisca tion of property, however, merely be cause it belongs to wealthy persons. l3ublic lands are to be cut up and sold to the poor at moderate prices and on easy terms. "There will be no persecution of Catholics, but the clcrgy will have to abstain from politics. "American capital is invited to come to Mexico, but without the promise of privilege. "The railroads will continue to be operated by the military forces during the period of pacification, after wrr.ch they will be turned back to the cor porations which own them." FINANCIER IS DEAD. Philadelphia, Nov. 6.—A. B. Widener, -videly known financier, died at his nome at Eildns Park, near here today, b-ii..s He was 81 years old. *k r\ 4 Nisn Falls Serbs Almost Cut Off Campaign Over In Three Weeks Say Foes Kitchener On Secret Mission BEAT DAN CUPID? IT CAN'T BE DONE 7sconsin University Heads Advice Boys How To Keep Out of Lcve. Madison, Wis., Nov. 8.--The faculty of ihe University ot Wisconsin has warned students against letting Cupid interfere with their studies. Professor Lillian Martin, of the psychological de partment, therefore has issued anti love recipes, of which the following are typical: "Cut out social events, if you have any tendency to fall in love. "If you are affected by any roman tic location, cut that pari of the camp us from your acquaintance. "Slay away from the things that ex cite your love, whatever they may be." The university grounds around the shore of Lake Mendota are known by men and women as the ideal spot for love making, but the faculty believes that, although they themselves have listened in numerous instances to the love call of Mendota-in-the-spring, it is better fcr studies that love be let alone. STIRS SUSPICIONS Refusal to Send Troops Into Balkans and Proposal to Resume German Trade Look Queer. London. Nov. S.—The refusal of It aly to ser.d troops to the Balkans and the proposal by Italy to resume certain trade relations with Germany, have led to much speculation in diplomatic cir cles. Italy and Germany never have declared war on each other. Inasmuch as there is apparently no quarrel be tween them, it is assumed that Italy will not precipitate matters by fight ing the Germans directly. A Rome dis patch says: "In some well informed quarters, it is thought that when Italy denounced the triple alliance and joined the en tente allies, she made a declaration to the entente that her participation in the war was limited to fighting Aus tria-Hungary, with the object of con quering Italian provinces still subject to Austrian rule, at the same time stating that she did not wisli to extend hostilities to Germany. This situation, it is pointed out, might enable the two countries to help each other in given eases." What Is Italy's Game? The speculative theory also is ad vanced that Italy, being in no position, geographically, to lend military or na val assistance to Germany and Aus tria, and her erstwhile allies being in no position to assist her in the event of an attack by the Anglo-French, It aly went into the war on the side of the entente allies, with a complete un derstanding with Germany as to what her course should be. There always has been bad blood between Austria and Italy. Germany had no interest in that quarrel. There is a growing conviction that the Tyrol-Isonzo cam paign is being conducted on a cut and dried plan, agreed to by both sides. Cadorna Blocks Move. Italy's participation in the Balkan campaign has been frustrated by Lieu tenant General Cadorna, chief of the Italian general staff, according to Rome advices. One dispatch says: "Opinion here is divided concerning the conduct of the war, especially as regards a Balkan expedition. Lieuten ant General Count Cadorna's iron will has triumphed in this respect. He said he would rather resign as chief of the general staff than allow a part of his troops to participate in a Balkan undertaking, and his view was finally adopted by the minister of war and the entire cabinet." The dispatch further relates there is a division of opinion in the Italian cabinet as to the conduct of the war. At a recent meeting of the ministers one is said to have suggested that the best interests of Italy could be con served by assisting a movement toward the restoration of peace. This pro voked an outburst, it is said, and the good faith of the minister was ques tioned. Epithets were engaged in and one minister is reported to have thrown a book at another. The incident is said to have been largely of a personal na ture. Plan to Resume Trade. Concerning the resumption of trade relations with German a Rome dis patch says: "Existing returns between Italy and Germany again area subject of interest among Italian political observers, ow ing to the lack of a declaration of war upon either side and because both countries seemingly are avoiding any thing which might embitter their in tercourse. "Reports from Berlin say that sev eral thousand Italian workmen still are living in Germany unmolested and en joying the thorough protection of the authorities, while many Germans con tinue to reside in Italy without suffer ing any injury. "What is more remarkable in the opinion of prominent Italians, is that negotiations are actually taking place with a view to an exchange between the two countries of certain product® which do not bear directly on the war." CONSIDER ENLARGING WEST POINT ACADEMY Washington, Nov. 6.—The war de partment today named a board of gen eral officers to consider enlarging the capacity of the military academy at West Point. Major General Scott. Brigader Gen erals Bliss. Crowder, McCain, Col. Clarence T. Townsley, superintendent of the academy, and Capt. Douglas MacArthur. of the general staff will consider what extensions should be made to provide fcr a large number- of students and officers. 'i vritr* i® lk IP OF KIN Line of Serbian Retreat Now Menaced on All Sides— Foes Are Confident of Quick Victory. LITTLE HOPE OF GREECE Allies' Troops Making Good Showing Against Bulgars— Probability of Aid Is Dwindling. Berlin, (via London). Nov. S.— The prediction that the Serbian campaign will be ended in two or three weeks is made by M. m cheff, Bulgarian minister of fi nance, in an interview published today by the Tageblatt. Every one in Bulgaria, M. Toncheff said, ex pects to regain the old Bulgarian territory, for which the nation fiught in the Balkan war. Berlin, (by wireless to Sayville), Nov. S.—The capture of Nish, Serbia, by the Bulgarians was announced of ficially here today. With the exception of Belgrade, Nish is the largest city in Serbia. Soon after the outbreak of the war the capital was transferred from Belgrade to Nish. There the government remained until the city was threatened by the in vaders. In the last month various towns have been mentioned as the tem porary seat of the government. Nish is situated on the main railroad line of Serbia, running from Belgrade to Saloniki. There are no recent sta tistics of its population, which 20 years ago was 21,500. Hold Half of Serbia. More than haif of Serbia is now in possession of the invaders, who also have taken the greater part of the country's railroad system. The new junction, effected between Austro-Ger mand and Bulgarian forces, reported by Berlin today, completes the semi circular wall of hostile armies about the retreating Serbians. It is said in Berlin that het Serbians have an open line of less than 70 miles for retreat in Montenegro. Should they seek refuge in that country they would be men aced by Austrian forces, which aiready have begun an attack along the north ern and western Montenegrin fron tiers. Amsterdam, (via Londont, Nov. R.—• A telegram from a Sofia news agency says that one Bulgarian division has entered the Serbian city of Nish. Rome, (via Paris), Nov. 0.—The to tal Bulgarian losses in Serbia are esti mated at SO,000, says an Athens dis patch to the Giornale D'ltalia, which recounts the capture of Babuna gorge and Tzvor by Serbian and French troops. Anxiety is being caused in Sofia, the dispatch asserts, by the increasingly energetic resistance of the Serbs in the eastern theater. Berlin, by wireless to Sayville), Nov. G.—Capture of Varvarin, on the Morava river in Serbia, about 40 miles northwest of Nish, was announced to day by the German war office. More than 3,000 Serbians were taken pris oners. The town of Kralievo, 35 miles south west of Kraguyevatz, also has been captured by the Germans, who are pur suing the Serbians to the east of that point. The Germans have reached the Zu panyevac district and in the Moriiva valley have pursued the Serbians be yond Obrezsicirica. Take Few Prisoners. The Bulgarian conquest of Nish was effected after three days of heavy fight ing. In these engagements the Bul garians captured 350 Serbians and two cannon. Near Lukovo, the Bulgarians defeat ed the Serbians and in the vicinity of Sokobanya also they won a victory, taking more than 500 prisoners and six cannon. Bulgarian and German forces got in touch with each other near Krivivir. VESSEL SET ON FIRE HER CAPTAIN THINKS Sugar Ship Fired By Incen diary Bomb—Blaze Un der Control. Halifax. N. S.. Nov. S.—The fire In the cargo of sugar on the steamer Rio Lages, which put in here late last night with the flames still smouldering, was caused by an incendiary bomb, accord ing to a statement today by Captain Bell, of the steamer. The fire is now virtually out after having been fought with steam and water continuously since it was discovered early Thursday, the fourth day out from New York. Captain Bell said the cargo, which was consigned to th«» British sugar commission at Queenstown, had been loaded by Austrian and German steve dores at Yonkers, N. Y„ and that there ^as ample opportunity for a spy to place an incendiary bomb in the sugar bags. He added that spontanous com bustion in such a cargo as hia vessel carried was almost unknown. WILSON SENDS REGRETS. Washington, Nov. 6.—President Wil son today sent a telegram to the father of Mario Passi, the boy who yesterday fell in front of the president's auto mobile and was slightly injured in New York, expressing solicitude an7 rejrret. j1 PUNS TO ENROLL EXPERTS IN ARMY Secretary of War Garrison Would Utilize Civilian Engi neers, Bridge Builders, Railroad Men, Etc. "Washington. Nov. S.—Secretary Gar rison, of the war department, proposes to organize civilians who have special ized in lines of work that are neces sary complements to an army. In an announcement of the war department's plans he made it known that special ists in every line of industry have been consulted in fo: mutating the new mili tary plai s. "It has been proposed." it says, "to make available in time of need the ser vices of those in certain kinds of em ployment requiring ipeeiai knowledge and skill, suc as railroad men, bridge builders, engineers of all descriptions, etc.. and leading men in Ihese lines ami professions have been collaborating with the war department in an endeav or to formulate, by legislation or ad ministrative action, an acceptable and useful plan with respect thereto. "In this connection, and because of the patriotic spirit thus displayed, it seems desirable to say that if those who are the employers of the young men of the country cannot, by reason of age or situation in life, give their personal service, they can do that which will be equally useful by en couraging in every way the participa tion of those in their employ in the plan of national defense. If they would so arrange their business that a cer tain proportion of those whom they engage could undertake this national service without sacrificing their per sonal interests, those Who did this thing would be acting in the most public spirited and patriotic manner possible." In brief, it is oroposcd to Increase the regular army from 108,000 to 141, 843 officers and men (changing the term of enlistment from four years with the colors and three years on fur lough to two years with the colors and four years on furlough to organize a. federal citizen army oi* 400.000 (to be enlisted 133,000 a year for three years) to strengthen the state militia by increased impropriations and closer cooperation and to spend $20,000,000 a year for four years on coast defen ses and $26,000,000 a year for four years in the accumulation of reserve material for use by a force of 500,000 men. DETAILS OF HUERTA REVOLT MADE KNOWN Jose Orozco Confesses Whole Scheme—Planned to Seize Juarez—Had Backing. San Antonio, Tex., Nov. 8. Jose Orozco, former chief lieutenant of his cousin, Gen. Pascual Orozco, and who is a prisoner at El Paso, has made a complete confession of the alleged clerical plot to restore Victoriano Hucrta to power in Mexico, according to in formation given out last night at the office of United States District At torney J. L. Camp, in San Antonio. It is understood that warrants will be issued for the arrest of at least 12 men said to be implicated in the plot. Orozco, it is alleged, detailed the story of alleged plans for an uprising with ramifications in behalf of a dozen states and for which agents in New York, New Orleans, Galveston and San Antonio were working. Huerta was in New York while the plans for the invasion of JTexlco from the. United States were being .arranged, ac cording to information to the district attorney's office, but left when every thing was ready for launching the scheme to seize Juarez and make it the provisional capital of Mexico. The following extract is taken from the alleged confession, which was not made public in full: "There was $11,000,000 behind the Huerta movement and the former cler ical party in Mexico was backing it. Pascual Orozco, Jose Orozco, Isabello Gomez Robello, former secretary to Orozco, now living in San Antonio, and Gen. Jose. Ynez Salazar, now in prison in New Mexico, were to have been the Huerta generals who were to launch the revolt. As soon as they captured Juarez, Huerta was to have pronounced it his provisional capital. Six thou sand rifles had been ordered, also 60 machine guns." DANIELS' NEWSPAPER PLANT IS DESTROYED News and Observer Burns Out Second Time Since He Be came Navy Head. Raleigh. N. C„ Nov. S.—The entire plant and building of the News and Observer, owned by the secretary of the navy, Josephus Daniels, was de stroyed by fire which started shortly before 6 o'clock this morning. The large printing establishment of E. B. Uzzell & Co. is also a complete loss. Several small stores are either par tially or completely destroyed. W. H. Bagley, business manager of the News and Observer, was painfully injured by a falling piece of machinery while attempting to get books out of the building. First estimates of the property loss, with the fire still burn ing, were about $250,000. It was the second time the News and Observer had been burned out since Secretary Daniels has been at the head of the navy department, the first fire having occurred April 2, 1913. KANSAS CITY RESERVE BANK EARNINGS SMALL Washington, D. C., Nov. 6.—The Kansas City federal reserve bank failed again during the quarter ending with September to earn enough to pay cur rent expenses, according to a state ment of the operations of the reserve banks, made public by the federal re serve board. During that three months' period, the Kansas City bank earned $27,073, and its current expenses were $28,947. ":i The cork oak of Spain is said to grow best In the poorest soil, thus proving Itself first cousin to the grouch. iJSS a &fS II J,* Mrs. William H. Hinchliffe, No. 20 Myrtle St., Beverly, Mass., writes: "I Ill II ffljJJJF HE Australian Tells of Landing on Gallipoli Peninsula. Turkish Soldiers Tested the Metal of Colonial Troops Who Sought to Press Forward to the Sul tan's Capital. "A sea, smooth as a mirror, covered with a light mist," so relates an Aus tralian, "and beyond great hills and faint outlines of battleships and trans ports, overhead a hydroplane lurking about the Turkish position, such was the spectacle presented to us on April 25, when we approached the Gallipoli peninsula. Our run was straight for ward to the shore toward the foot of Gaba Tepe hill, "but the destroyer, it must be understood, was unable to bring us close to the beach. There we lay in an open boat., looking at each other in a puzzled way, while bullets came whizzing past right and left and over us. At last the barges were advanced as much as possible. We quickly jumped into the water, al most to our armpits, and arrived, half swimming, half wading, at the shore. In former times I have often been in quisitive to know how it felt to be in a desperate position. Now I have found that out. I felt as if someone had delivered a terrible blow at my chest with the flat part of a spade. "We passed the first-aid stations, which already were overburdened with Stretchers bearing wounded. Then came a toilsome, tiring climb over great sand dunes to the firing line. Snipers lay concealed everywhere in ambush and bullets struck all around in the rocks and bushes. In this way, surrounded by a thousand dangers, we reached the line of fire, where I was detached from my company for duty to ascertain the shooting ranges for an Australian regiment. Through the excellent, telescope of my range finder I could observe the Turkish re treat and had even a tiny picture of a bayonet charge of our own men. Still came the wounded in seemingly un ending streams then our trench awoke to life. One of the sharpshoot ers seemed to have a grudge against the raugefindcr, as two bullets struck the immediate breastworks the man text to me suddenly reared up high tnd fell to my feet. 'At an end,' he cried, and then added, faintly hesitat ing, 'money in belt—wife and chil dren—' The Turks had evidently got our range, then the situation became more and more uncomfortable, and those of us who were left had to shift our positions several hundred yards to the rear, until it was finally possible to silence this dangerous marksman. "On the following afternoon I di rected again my glass on this tragic group and saw that the sailor now lay on his back, his face pointing toward heaven. Without a doubt yesterday he was alive and may have been even now after 36 hours still living. And now it shot more violently through my being. In the midst of the group I observed a movement and saw plainly a man extricating himself and slowly hobbling along the bank. With four other I set out to rescue the unfor tunate, who in the meantime had col lapsed. We found yet four others liv ing and heard from them that last night there had still been eight of them. "To our right rattled a hostile ma chine gun like a motor cycle and came gradually nearer. A navalplane from its mothership, Arck Royal, anchored in the nearby bay, hovered over our heads encircled by white shrapnel cloudlets, coming from the Turks. Soon thereafter the flyer turned about and flew back to make a report. The effect of this was not long in waiting, it came in shape of a ship's shell, which with ear-benumbing screech flew over our heads. Far from rs rose a cloud of smoke and earth, rnd ually dispersing. Now the guns from the ships began in earnest. From the bay came an uninterrupted thundering, and the whizzing of the heavy pro jectiles, as a '6' battery fired one salvo after another. Brown smoke ascended from the hostile bulwarks and for a long time thereafter the hills trembled with the long-drawn-out thunder of the explosions. "Now, cannon of the enemy began to reply, shrapnel burst over us, and the whistling of the flying bullets seeded to be all about us. For three hours lasted this violent cannonade. We were now solidly intrenched, however, with very heavy sacrifices. Behind U3 on the beach were brought up grad ually supplies horses and mule3 came to land, and tbe reserve ammunition steadily aecummulated. Men carried water, munitions and oil for the ma chine guns to the firing line. On aj} paths moved the stretcher-bearers with their sad burdens and wounded Recommend Peruna Xo All Sufferers Of Catarrh Think I Ever Felt Much Better have taken four bottles of Peruna, and I can say that it has done me a great deal of good for catarrh of the head and throat. I recommend Peruna to alf sufferers with catarrh. I do not think I ever felt much bet-, ter. I am really surprised at the work I can do. I do not think too much praide can be said for Peruna." Our booklet, telling you how to keep well, free to all. Those who object to liquid medi- ,« cines can now procure "Peruna Tab* lets. patiently waited in small groups at the bandage stations. In the hot sun the surgeons worked like machines. Many wounds were beyond all help and a white cloth covered many a face. Although we were only six hours on land, three wireless stations shot up like mushrooms out of the earth, and their crackling sparks betrayed to the warships where to direct their projectiles. Incessantly new troops were unloaded, which immediately were chased to the firing line. "With the beginning of darkness the bombardment subsided, but the Turk ish shrapnels continued bursting over the beach and tho wounded were therefore exposed to heavy shrapnel fire. Also, the nerve-destroying rifle fire would not cease. Of sleep no one could think and the digging of trench es had to be taken in hand at once, in order to fortify our position. To our left, distant about a half mile, a lonely boat rocked in the surf with help of my glass I could determine its load. At least eight dead sat upright therein and near at the beach lay a further 20 men. A seaman, who could be identified by his white cap, lay there in a remarkable lifelike position, bis chin supported by his hand. Fashion Fixes the Price. That fashion and not intrinsic value skyrockets the price of fancy weaves was recently acknowledged by a cot ton manufacturer. He was speaking of "gabardine," the season's favorite. "Why, do you know," he said, "it's the same old imitation cotton serge that we've been making and selling to retailers in small towns in the South and West for years? It never would 'go' in the large cities, but now that it's been given this new French name of the woolen goods so popular this spring, we can't make enough of it. Naturally, when the supply gets short, the price goes up. It's our chance— and the retailer's—and we both take it." This is an excellent illustration of the way in which ignorance of the real value of a fabric plays the buyer into the hand of the merchant.—Beatrice Denison, in Good Housekeeping ,4 Great Men Unrewarded. Tho world has ever, we fear, shown but small favor to its teachers hunger and nakedness, perils and reviling, the prison, the cross, the poison chalice have, in most times and countries, been the market price it has offered for wisdom, the welcome with which it was greeted those who have come to enlighten and purify it. Homer and Socrates and the Christian apostles belong to old days but the world's martyrology was not completed with these. Roger Bacon and Galileo languish in priestly dungeons Tasso pines in the cell of a madhouse Camoens dies begging on the streets of Lisbon. Not So Easy. "My doctor tells me I ought to ge» south for the winter." "Well, why don't you go?" "He doesn't tell me how to raise the money." TURN OVER TIME When Nature Hints About the Food. When there's no relish to food and all that one eats doesn't seem to do any good then is the time to make a turn-over in the diet, for that's Na ture's way of dropping a hint that the food isn't the kind required. "For a number of years 1 followed railroad work, much of it being office work of a trying nature. Meal times were our busiest and eating too much and too quickly of food Buch as is commonly served in hotels and res taurants, together with the sedentary habits, were not long in giving me dys pepsia and stomach trouble wh.^ii re duced my weight l'rom 20j to 160 pounds. "There was little relish in any food and none of it seemed to do me any good. It seemed the more I ate the poorer I got and was always hungry before another meal, no matter how much I had eaten. "Then I commenced a trial of Grape Nuts food, and was surprised how a small saucer of it would carry me along, strong, and with satisfied appe tite, until the next meal, with no sen sations of hunger, weakness or dis tress as before. "I have been following this diet now for several months and my improve ment has been so great all the others in my family have taken up the use of Grape-Nuts with complete satisfac tion and much improvement in health. "Most people eat hurriedly, have lots of worry, thus hindering digestion and therefore need a food that is pre digested and concentrated in nourish ment." "There's a Reason." 1 Isfame given by Postum Co., Battle Creek, Mich. Ever wai the above letter oac appear* from time to t}«ae. are ffeaula«t true, aad fall at lattmt.